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Panoramic Views, Watch the Dolphins Play

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Last updated: 01/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms +, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This house is eight years old and sits right on the white sandy beach of the Gulf of Mexico at Alligator Point. Don't worry there are no alligators only a narrow peninsula that resembles an alligator!. We just recently added a tandem kayak for our guests to use, lots of fun; be sure to wear your life vests.

Located just South of Tallahassee, Alligator Point is a non-commercial beach made up of single family vacation homes. There are no commercial enterprises(other than the marina)on the peninsula. Most the time you feel like you have a private beach all to yourself. It's like taking a step back in time.

There is ample wildlife to observe, miles of beach to explore and close to restaurants and shopping. The fishing is great right off the beach or on any number of charter boats in nearby Panacea or Carrabelle. It is adjacent to a State Park and federal wildlife area with picnic areas and hiking trails.

This house is special in many ways. Firstly, it is higher that the surrounding houses and the views are outstanding. The living areas are the top floor and the kitchen/great room opens to a large deck. Part of the deck is under roof and part is open for the sun worshippers. Sitting on the deck you get the feeling that you are on a luxury cruise liner, only without the waves and other people. The design and décor of the house is a blend of classical beach house design and modern convenience. All of the ceilings are 10 tall and all of the ceilings, floors, and walls are wood; you will find no wall to wall carpet or sheetrock here, only natural materials tastefully selected and expertly installed.

This house was build by an Architect and General Contractor as their personal second home with loving attention to detail. It was built to share with families and friends. As a guest, expect your senses to be delighted.

Pets are not permitted.
Keywords: Beach House
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Owner

Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 01/18/2017

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    This a family oriented house NOT the place to party...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Sleeping Porch: 1 king, 1 queen, 2 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon

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  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) Double bed on the screened sleeping porch, Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1 Master: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    Antique French Claw Foot Tub...moreless

  • Open Air, But Obscured: outdoor shower

    Feels Lie You Are Showering On The Beach, You Are...moreless

  • Powder Room Upstairs: toilet

    Marble Pedistal Sink...moreless

Other Amenities

  • canoe, fishing rods, bicycles (4), outdoor hot shower

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Access steps right from the house to the white sand beach and Gulf of Mexico....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Computer Available:

    Recent vintage Dell with flat screen...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    VOIP service with free long distance to US...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Six burner gas range, Dishwasher, microwave...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Filtered through the door ice and water...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Child friendly rail, let them crawl...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Upstairs covered deck has picnic table just outside of the Kitchen, also large private sun deck...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 16 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 27 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$400
$2,800
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$300
$2,100

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $130
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Checks and money orders only, no credit cards.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

In addition to activities sometimes it's great to do nothing but sit and rock and watch the dolphins play or the boats go by. Due to the relative heights of adjacent buildings the view in every direction is unobstructed.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: This house is special and we love to share it. The scenery changes by the minute whether it's ducks diving in unison or pelicans forming squadrons. The natural beauty of Alligator Point is unique and this house was built to maximize the experience. Spending most of our adult lives in the building design and construction business we knew what we wanted and are pleased with the finished product. The interiors are all unique and Peggy had a ball shopping for each piece.

Why the Owner Chose Alligator Point, FL, USA:
We wanted a place that we could gather our family and relax in a beautiful and natural setting. This house is built with the living areas on the top floor to take advantage the panoramic view. The use of all natural materials and the ten foot high ceilings makes the inside to outside easy and comfortable. All of the walls, floors and ceilings in the living areas are wood, ceramic tile and marble grace the bath areas.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There is no better view on Alligator Point. One of the benefits of being one of the newer houses on the Point is that we are higher than the adjacent houses and we look out to the horizon and up and down the beach with no obstructions. It is common for us to spot eagles soaring out of the piney woods and over the Gulf to grab a fresh seafood dinner. With the binoculars you can see for miles and observe the shrimp boats and other vessels as well as sailboats and sport fishermen..


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 01/18/2017

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Photos

  • Beach View Looking West

    Beach View Looking West

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Beach Side View

    Beach Side View

  • Guest Bath
Has Claw foot tub
Stall Shower

    Guest Bath Has Claw foot tub Stall Shower

  • Wet bar on Bedroom Level
Mini Fridge behind door on right

    Wet bar on Bedroom Level Mini Fridge behind door on right

  • Hammock on Screen Porch

    Hammock on Screen Porch

  • There when you need them

    There when you need them

  • Sleeping Porch
Some say its the best bed in the house.  Lots of surf noise.

    Sleeping Porch Some say its the best bed in the house. Lots of surf noise.

  • Beach View looking East

    Beach View looking East

  • View From The Street

    View From The Street

  • Master Bedroom
King Size

    Master Bedroom King Size

  • Guest Bedroom # 2
Two XL Twins
Also Baby Crib in this BR

    Guest Bedroom # 2 Two XL Twins Also Baby Crib in this BR

  • Great Room
Entertainment Center behind doors above fireplace

    Great Room Entertainment Center behind doors above fireplace

  • Guest Bedroom # 1, 
Gulfside
Queen Size Bed

    Guest Bedroom # 1, Gulfside Queen Size Bed

  • It's bigger than this picture shows.
Big enough for 2, French origin

    It's bigger than this picture shows. Big enough for 2, French origin

  • You must follow the rules

    You must follow the rules

VRBO #134990

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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