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Gulf Front Beauty w/Million Dollar Views! Right on the Ocean! Steps to water!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 9-12)

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The views from this gulf front home are unbelievable! Walk off the deck and you are on the beach, steps from the ocean, set your stuff and leave it. No shared boardwalks, community access, or streets to hassle with.

This 4/4 beach front home has been meticulously constructed with sea grass green hardi siding, metal roof, vaulted cypress tongue and groove ceilings, wide plank Australian cypress floors, upscale furnishings that are beach (kid) friendly, artsy, in cool key west colors. The bedding is plush with luxurious linens, thick thirsty towels, and blankets. The baths all have Mexican sealed satillio tile, solid surface flecked vanities, and fun professionally designed tiled showers and tubs. There is a fireplace which is made with 850 year old reclaimed timbers from the Apalachiacola River, ceiling fans throughout and a kitchen to die for! Silestone countertops, stainless steel appliances, beadboard cabinetry, fully stocked with every dish, appliance, pan, pot, or utensil you could possibly need.

There are two master suites with beautiful views of the ocean. One master with a king bed has beautiful potterybarn furnishings in vibrant key west colors and a awesome master bathroom. 4 large windows overlook the ocean.

The second master suite has a queen bed and is designed in nautical style. Red, white, and denim blue furnishings. It also has it's own private luxurious bath suite. 3 large windows overlooking the ocean.

The third bedroom has a queen bed with cream distressed beachy furniture, beautiful organic coastal linens with private bathroom located steps away in the hallway.

Fourth bedroom is Kid's paradise with it's own funky artsy bathroom. Vibrant colors with twin over full bunkbed and a super cool hanging rope swing bed.

All bedrooms have flat panel televisions.

Check out the wow factor in the photos with the windows. There are three full glass huge picture windows in the two story living room that overlook the ocean with unobstructed views. The sun sets directly in front of this home for the most spectacular sunsets you have ever seen. You can literally sit on the front deck OR covered back porch relaxing and watch your kids play in the sand and surf.

This beach is incredible. Voted #1 beach in all of America (Port St. Joe State Park) three years in a row. White sand beaches, blue/green ocean, dolphins playing daily, loggerhead turtles, amazing fishing, and the infamous St. Joe State Park (where my kids find sand dollars the size of dinner plates)! You can wade in the bay's crystal clear waters at the park and find hermit crabs, sting ray, fish, craps, scallops, starfish, even manatees!

With all this I saved the best for last. You can still have bonfires (can you say oyster roasts) on the beach and even ride horses with the local stables. We have fished right in front of our home, caught dinner, and then cooked it on the beach. This is definitely old Florida, no crowds, beautiful sand and water as well as complete relaxation. You are going to LOVE IT!

THIS HOME RENTS FROM SUNDAY TO SUNDAY IN SPRING/SUMMER SEASON

Keywords: Duplex

More Details

Owner
Kelly
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 13, 2017

About Kelly

We reside (Kelly and Gary) in the North Georgia Mountains in a 1850 farmhouse that we restored. Gary has been a home builder for over 25 years and Kelly has been involved in various forms of real estate since 1986. We run our lives in constant chaos and our only remaining sanity is when we can escape to the Cape!

Kelly purchased this house in 2008

Why Kelly chose Florida Main North West

Our grandparents were from the Miami, Delray Beach, Coral Gables area and I spent many a holiday at the beach growing up. Truthfully, once grown I never cared to own any beach property. We would vacation with other family members once a year to various beaches which always seemed to be overcrowded with overpriced restaurants and forms of entertainment. Then we visited the Cape in 2002 and loved it. The kids were thrilled just being able to hang out on the beach and explore the peninsula without any worries of crime. This is small town atmosphere with the most friendliest people around.

What makes this house unique

The kids spend hours fishing for crabs, finding sand dollars, snorkeling, hiking, swimming, skim boarding, EATING AT THE RAW BAR, hanging out on the beach with new found friends. Late night games, domino's, cards, poker, bonfires, camping on the beach, or shopping in Apalachicola. This is the place you come to reconnect with your kids, spouse, family and friends.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I have many 5 star reviews on this property. Please email me and I will forward the reviews from my guestbook. You'll LOVE this home!!!
Dec 2010
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Map

Car: necessary

Dolphin watching, oystering, shark fishing, scalloping, bird sanctuary

Amenities

Port St. Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master with it's own private bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , Kids room twin over full bunk bed and it's own private bath!
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Second master with own private bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Has it's own private bathroom
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Located in living room
  • King size beds (1) All new mattresses. Great views of ocean, Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Maui futon in kid's bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size sleeper sofa in living room and an additional futon bed., Bunk Beds (1) Gorgeous twin over full bunk beds from the Young American Collection by My Stanely Furniture
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Gulf Front Beauty w/Million Dollar Views! Right on the Ocean! Steps to water!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 12 reviews
5

Amazing location and home!

  • 5 of 5

The Cape rocks, and this home is amazing! Huge picture windows overlooking the ocean makes you feel like you are on a boat. Super nice furnishings, comfy beds, artsy colors, plenty of seating and room for our family of 10. The kitchen was overstocked and could have handled a party of 20 or more! A couple nights 2 of our kids slept on the rope swing bed on the covered back porch. The beach was beautiful. Dolphins played daily and the sunsets were just spectacular. Kids found sand dollars, hermit crabs, starfish in the bay while the men fished! We'll be back as soon as we can! Everyone relaxed, unwound, ate plenty of seafood, shopped and got plenty of beach time. These owners have thought of everything to make our stay the best ever. Thank you so much for sharing your piece of paradise!!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wow, amazing home, views and right on the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our getaway! Twilight was the best rental we have ever stayed in. The ocean views were in your face gorgeous. The kitchen was better stocked than my own at home. Furnishings were upscale and vibrant beachy colors throughout. Large spacious bedrooms, funky kids room and all have their own private bathrooms. The large deck was appreciated for enjoying sunny days and there is a rope swing bed on the back porch for the rainy ones. Twice, I caught myself taking a nap on this swing.

We fell in love with the Cape and are already booking again for the Fall! Thanks Kelly for sharing your piece of heaven with our family! Can't wait for September!!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so thrilled you had an awesome time! We are constantly upgrading furnishings, art, bedding and such. I need to get in gear and take more photos! Being an avid chef, I love a well stocked kitchen. Looking so forward to your return!! Thank you so much for taking your time to leave me a review!
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5

Perfect place!!

  • 5 of 5

My family, friends and I just came back from a weekly getaway from Twilight! This place is above and beyond perfect! It's clean, stocked, roomy! The "kids room" actually differs a bit, its even better I would say, the tiny bed is moved to the king size bed room and they have a new bed on ropes which is absolutely great! We were supposed to stay six nights but extended to seven nights... We met the owners in person-great people. The beach access is the best of all!! A few steps off the deck and you are literally in the sand, very remote-if you are in for complete relaxation and quietness this is the place you want to go to. The guys did some fishing, took out some sharks and other kinds of fish, there are plenty of shells along the beach. Amazing sunrises and sunsets! We couldn't ask for more! Thank you Kelly and Gary!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kansas City, MO
5

Fantastic Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Cape San Blas and Twilight! What a house! Very, very well stocked! More than we expected. Had everything we needed and more!!! Very spacious and comfortable! Love that there was a lot of living room seating for everyone to spread out! We had so much fun in the gulf (which was sooo close to house), had bonfires, collected shells, snorkled, scalloped, took a sunset cruise, ate, shopped, saw dolphins swimming everyday, sting rays, beautiful birds, and fell in ocean fully clothed....Lol. Locals were very friendly! Tours were great! Loved Cone Heads, Scallop Cove, and donuts at Trading Post! Homeowners thought of everything! There were games, books, toys, beach accessories, tons of information of were to visit and what to see! We had better weather than forecasted! Only rained a hour-ish one mid morning. We all watched a movie and played Bingo! We had a 4 year old, 10 year old, and 6 adults. Had plenty of room! Tv's and DVD players in every room! So nice that every bedroom had their own bathroom! We loved the decor! We did not want to leave! I saw every sunrise, and sunset! Would love to stay here again. My only suggestion would be to have a free standing base or hole drilled in picnic table for an umbrella for a little shade on deck. Mind you, it never stopped us from sitting out there! I would recommend this house to anyone. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Norwood Young America, MN, USA
5

Amazing vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a family group of 11 for a week here last February. My dad had been diagnosed the month before with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, so this trip was more special than we could have imagined. While our dear father passed away last August, this trip/house/beach was one of the best memories we ever made together. The house is fantastic--my children LOVED the kids bedroom! The kitchen had everything and more that we needed. The view of the beach out the front window is spectacular! And the beach is right out the door. We sat on the deck and watched dolphins swim by. If you are looking for a beautiful, peaceful place to relax, this is it! The locals were very friendly and helpful. We loved the Dockside in Port St Joe for some great fried seafood. The Owl Cafe in Apalachicola is more upscale for a fancier night out. And the stuffed shrimp at the Indian Pass raw bar, were beyond delicious. We would absolutely love to come back! Thank you so very much!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Annville, Kentucky
5

A Little Piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

What a blessing it was to spend a week in such a glorious home. My parents, myself and my children and my sister's family just returned from a perfect vacation. Drinking our morning coffee on the deck as we overlooked the gulf was a memory that will stay with us forever. The kitchen in this place is one that I would love to have n my home. Not only does it have everything you could possible need to cook with, it is beautiful just to sit at the table and look at the beautiful cabinetry. Plenty of bathrooms, so no one is ever waiting. The bedrooms are so spacious and roomy that you have no trouble feeling at home. Seeing my 72 year old mother step her first steps on the beach while staying here, and watching my father standing out in the water while fishing is something that I will never forget. Even though this family went on family vacations while growing up, this one was perfect. The home is painted in peppy colors that make you feel calm and happy- not the plain tans and whites. When I return to Florida for my next vacation, this home will be at the top of my list. Thank you for such wonderful memories

  • Submitted: May 30, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175

There is a separate $300.00 refundable damage deposit required.
ABSOLUTELY NO PETS ALLOWED OF ANY KIND.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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