6 Bedroom Beach House with Pool!! Gulf Front with 300' Dock on Bay

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Ship 2 Shore from the street. It sits directly on the Gulf


Last updated: 10/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Ship 2 Shore is an extraordinary beach house with a huge brand new in-ground Swimming Pool.

Our home sits directly on the white sandy Gulf beach and we also own the bay lot across the street where we have a 300' dock.

Why choose Ship 2 Shore?
* Location - Location - Location
* West End has Superior Beaches
* Private Pool 27 x 12 w/sports bottom!
* Closest Public Access is miles away
* Uncrowded Beaches
* Elevator
* Beach Level Bathroom
* 2 Kitchens - 1 is Beach Level
* 300' Private Dock to fish/crab from
* Anchor Buoy - no need to launch the boat daily
* Large Propane BBQ Grill + Charcoal Grill

Expansive water views from every room in the home, including all of the 6 bedrooms.

Our spectacular home was recently remodeled and redecorated, with an eye to creating a casual seaside atmosphere. Located in the exclusive section of The Point where the Gulf of Mexico meets the Bay, this is one of the few homes privileged to have the pristine sand beaches of the Gulf in the backyard and the crystal blue waters of the Bay in the front yard.

Perfect for any occasion, this extra-special, two story beach house boasts 6 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2 kitchens, spacious indoor and outdoor living areas, and breathtaking views of the Gulf and Bay from every room.

We are proud that everyone refers to our home, as the nicest beach house on The Point.

4 sets of french doors open to the gulf, immaculate heart pine floors throughout. Hotel quality linens and down pillows on every bed. Memory foam mattresses. Not a detail was overlooked.

It's a very special place.....

Our 4800sf home lays out as follows:

Master bedroom (captains quarters) has a king bed, private bath, french doors which open to the Gulf Porch with unimaginable gulf frontage and windows with views of the bay. Fall asleep listening the the waves lapping on the beach.

Admirals Quarters has a queen bed, french doors which open to the Gulf Porch with the same gulf frontage as the Master, windows with views of the bay.

Skippers Quarters has a queen bed, amazing views of both the gulf and the bay.

Crews Quarters has 2 twin beds, set in bahama style with a custom built table between. Breathtaking views of the gulf and the bay.

Living room has overstuffed down filled furniture, complimented with nautical theme decorations, mosaic glass tile fireplace, sea glass, mahogany ship wheel, oars,etc. Despite the upscale quality of the furnishings and artwork - our home has conquered the challenge of retaining the coveted 'beach house' feel. Very inviting, casual and extremely comfortable.

The dining room is comprised of a heart pine table and 8 chairs. The kitchen bar seats 4. As most meals are served family style, on the Gulf Porch, there is a teak table, which seats 12 comfortably.

The kitchen has everything, pans of every dimension, crab/lobster pots, roasting pans, poultry racks, crock pots, blenders, cast iron skillets, warming trays, all hand tools and even.....a stick blender. Bosch espresso/cappuccino maker accepts Tassimo pods.

On the Bay side of the house, we have a large covered porch (25'x25') Patio furniture surrounding a marble mosaic table. High end propane grill with convenient fold out stainless prep table.

The Gulf Porch is covered and screened, it is 48' x 12'. Long teak dining table, 5 rocking chairs, a teak couch w/ teak occasional tables, and ..... everyone's favorite.... the 2 person quilted hammock. This porch is everyone's favorite place to hang out.

Just off the Gulf Porch is what we call the 'Sunset Deck'. Some call it the 'Sun Bathing Porch', and my kid's call it the 'Dolphin Watching Porch'. My favorite place to watch the stars at night. For your viewing pleasure, we have a high powered telescope.

Schools of dolphin swim by at least twice per day - and occasionally you will find them swimming around the dock.

We achieved our goal of creating the 'feel' of the downstairs to be ''ole Florida rambling beach house'. It has 2 bedrooms/1 bath, a morning kitchen, a living room and a ping-pong table. It lays out as follows....

The Mermaids Quarters has a Queen size bed and eye level views of the beach.

The Bunk room (Pirates Quarters) has 1 set of bunk beds (2 twins stacked). We built the room so the little tikes in the bunk beds could fall asleep watching the stars.

In the downstairs living room there are 2 brand new queen size sleeper sofas.

The downstairs is beach level :) Designed so that beach-goers can come in and out with ease. The floors are beach proof! (no sand or water worries)

There is a morning kitchen downstairs, with a fridge/ice maker, coffee maker, toaster oven, blender, etc.

You can walk right in from the pool or beach grab a beverage, make a cocktail or sandwich, go to the bathroom--- all without going upstairs.

There is yet another covered porch downstairs, with a teak table that seats at least 10, a teak porch swing and a covered sand play area - which is great for when the kids have had too much sun.

Downstairs living room has comfortable seating with cushioned wicker chairs, atop jute carpets.

What key features make our beach house stand out among the others??????

Guests may fish/crab from the 300’ private dock or tie your boat off to the anchor buoy located adjacent to the dock.

Elevator - I learned this lesson when I rented my first beach house. I spent hours lugging suitcases, groceries, coolers, baggage, parents and kids up 2 flights of stairs! With an elevator, just load 'em all in the elevator and press UP!

Boardwalk to Beach - many beach houses just have a beaten path over the dunes, which can be difficult. We have a wide boardwalk directly to the sand - keeping bare feet safe all the way to the beach.

Covered Porches - Expansive covered porches on both watersides of our home are an absolute necessity for a comfortable reprise from the sun.

If you're looking for the 'home away from home' vacation, and you want it to be simple and carefree- our home is for you.

Beach towels, hair dryers in each bathroom, household/laundry products included.

Please know when you are renting one of my homes you don’t have the extra costs or aggravation of renting beach chairs, chaise lounges, umbrellas, beach/pool towels, beach toys, etc.

Our homes all come completely stocked, which saves you time, money, aggravation and suitcase space,,,,,, items such as: shampoo, body wash, laundry products, paper towels, paper products, plastic wrap, aluminum foil, baggies, garbage bags, cleaning products, every spice you could imagine, olive oil, coffee, etc. etc. etc. All you really need to do is, bring your luggage and groceries and alllll the rest is already there.

Make memories of a lifetime at Ship 2 Shore on beautiful Alligator Point!

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/25/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Elevator to both floors

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum Age for Renters - 25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is permitted on all of the porches...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    The beach is very dog friendly. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • What makes us different? Location Location Location Private Swimming Pool West End - Has the best beaches West End - No Public Access Elevator 2 kitchens - one is beach level Beach level bathroom 300' private dock to fish/crab from Anchor Buoy - no need to launch the boat every day. Towels Galore - Even Beach Towels!! Stocked House - Necessities provided: Paper towels Bathroom tissue Cleaning products Laundry products Garbage bags Aluminum Foil Plastic Wrap Plastic baggies All spices imaginative Flour/Sugar. salt/pepper, etc....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    At least 4 in the house...moreless

  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (8) All televisions have cable...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    All six bedrooms and both living areas - 8 total...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    approximately 30 movies ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Home sits directly on the white sandy beach of Alligator Point, on the west end, where the beaches are best. ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Home sits directly on the white sandy beach of Alligator Point, on the west end, where the beaches are best. ...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Inside Dining room seats 10, gulf porch upstairs seats 10, kitchen counter seats 4, downstairs dining seats 8...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 24 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Covered parking for at least 4 vehicles...moreless

  • Elevator:

    Elevator to both floors...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Ping Pong Table...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    Covered parking for 4...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Available in the winter...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Fireplace and heat pump...moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Hotel qulality linens and down pillows on all beds...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Upstairs and downstairs living rooms...moreless

  • Parking:

    Large circular driveway. Parking for at least 8 cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Large circular drive parks at least 8...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    plenty of room...moreless

  • Telephone:


  • Towels Provided:

    All Bath Towels and Beach Towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    High Speed Wi-Fi. Signal goes all the way to a beach chair in the sand. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Large coffee maker upstairs separate expresso/cap maker. Downstairs has another coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    House has absolutely everything you'll need. Don't bring a thing. Let it suffice to say that we have a egg poaching pan, just incase you want to make eggs benedict for 12. LOL...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:


  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    (2) Completely stocked chefs kitchen upstairs, morning kitchen downstairs...moreless

  • Microwave:

    (2) One upstairs and One downstairs...moreless

  • Oven:

    Jenn Air...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Standards, flour, sugar, all spices, cleaning supplies, laundry supplies, paper products, garbage bags, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (2) Extra large french door refrigerator upstairs, with ice maker AND a regular full size refrigerator downstairs, with ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Jenn Air...moreless

  • Toaster:

    toaster and toaster oven upstairs. toaster oven downstairs...moreless


  • Balcony
  • Boat:

    300' dock for loading guests....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Decks and porches everywhere. Covered Bay Porch is 25' x 25' - Covered and screened Gulf porch is 48 x 12. Amazing hammock. Sunset deck is open for sunbathing and star gazing. Covered deck downstairs, great for lunches at the beach....moreless

  • Golf:

    Championship course 15 miles away at St. James Bay Golf Resort...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large propane grill with Infra-red side burner. 3' stainless work table...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Keep the boat in the water - use our anchor buoy in the bay....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Brand new 27 x 12 in-ground swimming pool. Has sports bottom for fair play pool volleyball!...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break 2017
Mar 11 - Apr 16, 2017
1 night min stay

Summer 2017
May 20 - Aug 12, 2017
1 night min stay

My Standard Rate
1 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Reservation Fee $175 + tax
  • Damage Waiver $100 + tax
  • Cleaning/Consumables $500 + tax
  • Pet Fee $175
  • Tax Rate 9%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tiki Bar at the Alligator Point Marina
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
St. James Bay Resort
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Angelo and Sons
Alligator Point, FL, USA
Nearest Beach
Our yard

Fishing Charter Boats available at Full service marina 1/2 mile away.

Championship Golf Course 15 miles from Alligator Drive. St. James Bay Golf Resort


Owner info

Gulf Vacay, Inc.

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Love the Beaches of Franklin County and all of the Forgotten Coast

Why the Owner Chose Alligator Point, FL, USA:
When the decision was made to purchase a beach house, I drove every beach front property from Shell Point Florida to Gulf Shores Alabama. I chose Alligator Point first and then I chose this home. The closest public access is several miles down the beach, so there are never any strangers or crowds on our beach. That's important to me. Uncrowded Beaches - I prefer to hear the dolphins breathing and the seagulls chirping, as opposed to chatter from beach combers. With the home came an unexpected delightful bonus.... It is the only place on the earth (that I have ever been), where you can watch the sunrise and sunset from the same porch. Elevator - No lugging coolers, suitcases, kids and up a flight of stairs. Ground level kitchen and bathroom - so convenient on beach days. 300' private dock, fish and crab in your own space. Makes loading and unloading the boat an effortless task. Anchor Buoy - no need to launch the boat everyday, just tie off at the anchor buoy. Wooden Boardwalk to the beach This beach house gives me peace, calms the soul.

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Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/25/2016

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  • Ship 2 Shore from the street.  It sits directly on the Gulf

    Ship 2 Shore from the street. It sits directly on the Gulf

  • Kitchen and Dining area and Bay windows

    Kitchen and Dining area and Bay windows

  • Pool side covered porch

    Pool side covered porch

  • Queen bed, french doors to Gulf Porch.  Expansive Gulf and Bay views

    Queen bed, french doors to Gulf Porch. Expansive Gulf and Bay views

  • Chaise lounge area around pool

    Chaise lounge area around pool

  • Front Porch Sitting and Grilling area, Overlooking the Bay

    Front Porch Sitting and Grilling area, Overlooking the Bay

  • Downstairs living Room - pull out Queen bed.

    Downstairs living Room - pull out Queen bed.

  • a September Sunset on the beach

    a September Sunset on the beach

  • Ship 2 Shore Droid pic taken from Gulf

    Ship 2 Shore Droid pic taken from Gulf

  • Living area opens to Gulf Porch

    Living area opens to Gulf Porch

  • Main Kitchen

    Main Kitchen

  • Gulf front King Master - opens to 48' Gulf Porch

    Gulf front King Master - opens to 48' Gulf Porch

  • Twin Room, has extraordinary view of the Bay

    Twin Room, has extraordinary view of the Bay

  • Queen bed, with expansive Bay and Gulf views

    Queen bed, with expansive Bay and Gulf views

  • Brand new heated swimming pool with sports bottom

    Brand new heated swimming pool with sports bottom

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 27, 2016

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6 Bedroom Beach House with POOL!! Gulf Front with 300' Dock on Bay

Alligator Point, FL, USA #288199

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