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Comfy beachhouse. Nice gulf view. Save on Fall. $650. Summer $1.195. Sat to Sat.

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Southern hospitality. 90 steps to beach, wifi, , beachcart, chairs.

Take a seat in one of the rocking chairs on the front porch of this beautiful beach house , surrounded by hanging flower baskets (when my health permits . ) Switch on the ceiling fans and enjoy unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico and the spectacular sunsets for which Mexico Beach is famous. The living room, dining area and kitchen all offer similar gulf views. Antique heartpine flooring throughout, resawn timbers from an 1840 Georgia cotton mill. Walk from the bottom of the stairs to one of the boardwalks leading to the best stretch of beach in Florida. For your return there's a private enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold water.Recent upgrades include: Samsung stainless refrigerator and stove . A microwave for the kitchen, Beautyrest memory foam California king bed and 42" Samsung flat screen TV in the master bedroom, Beautyrest pillow top queen bed in second bedroom and flat screen TV, with eucalyptus sheets for each bed.

Home features: Kitchen is fully equipped and includes Samsung stainless refrigerator & stove . And a microwave. Full size Washer an dryer . Two bedrooms - one has a new Beautyrest king bed, one has a new Beautyrest queen bed, and new eucalyptus sheets for each bed. Bath with travertine tile. , Tub & shower .Three flat screen TVs with cable and & wifi .Inclosed & private ,outdoor shower with hot and cold water. Porch has four rocking chairs overlooking the Gulf.

The house is only 90 steps to the beach and is within easy walking or biking distance of two restaurants, two bars and a grocery store. Great biking and walking route runs parallel to the beach through town. Located in a quiet, safe neighborhood. Great for children and bikes.

Amenities include: Enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold water, 4 older Beach bikes, Beach cart, chairs, umbrella, beach toys and Charcoal grill . Guests discounts for owner’s charter boat service for fishing, shelling, snorkeling , and scalloping as well as intracoastal ecotour trips to Apalachicola for lunch. (

Keywords: Beach house. 90 steps to the best beach in Florida. Fantastic gulf view. Quiet, safe neighborhood. Easy walking distance to a grocery store, 2 restaurants one the best in 30 miles and 2 beach bars. Come spend a week or more in paradise.

More Details

Alan Sligh
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Alan Sligh

The owner is a local charter boat captain who has lived in Mexico Beach for 15 years. He can arrange fishing, shelling, Snorkel, & scallops trips. Guests receive discount.

Alan Sligh purchased this house in 2007

Why Alan Sligh chose Mexico Beach

Mexico Beach offers some of best fishing in Florida and some of the last remaining undeveloped beachfront in the state. Our beaches are almost never crowded, often almost empty. Nearby there are many miles of beach still in a natural state.

What makes this house unique

Safe. Quiet,friendly neighborhood, mostly locals , not many rentals here . Easy walking distance to the popular Killer Seafood, Toucans restaurant, Lookout Lounge bar and Gulf Foods grocery store, 90 Steps from the beach and the new side walk path that parallels the beach.


Mexico Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Travertine tile, walls and floor. tub and shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Flat screen tvs ,dressers ,nite stand ,lamps, fans with lights new simmons mattress .Large hanging closets,with shelving. Wide antique heart pine flooring. six inch crown molding.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Comfy beachhouse. Nice gulf view. Save on Fall. $650. Summer $1.195. Sat to Sat.
average rating of 4.928571 based on 112 reviews

Close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

The Beachcomber is a comfortable, clean beach house with a very nice view and just a short walk to the beach. The house was well stocked, and Alan was a very helpful host. My mother and I thoroughly enjoyed our girl trip.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect beach view and location in Mexico Beach

  • 5 of 5

Home was in a great location with beautiful views of the Gulf. Sunsets every night. The porch was the best part of the property. House was very up to date and clean. Al was great! Always available and suggestions for everything from where to eat or where to fish!

Will be back for sure!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property clean and in good location. Owner very accommodating.

  • 5 of 5

We found the cottage to be clean and having all the comforts of home. The location was great! You can sit on the deck and watch the sunset over the gulf. Alan was great to deal with. He wanted to be sure we had what we needed to have a great time. Great guy!

Love to go back!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfy and clean beachhouse. Mr.Alan was very nice and helpful.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice!!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hope to return again!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, clean, and very comfortable. The porch was great for morning coffee and watching sunsets-if you didn't want to make the short walk to the beach. Alan is great to work with. Will schedule a shelling excursion with him next time!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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October retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Spent two wonderful weeks there, really felt like there should have been two comfortable chairs in living area instead of a sofa. We both have back issues and needed chairs to be comfortable. Everything else was fine.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One block from Toucans , killer seafood . walking distance to gulf food grocery .


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 12.0%

Weekly only. Saturday to Saturday. Refundable Security Deposit.$100.00. Cleaning Fee. $100. State & Local Tax 12.%. Note: rates are subject to change without notice, until full payment is received. 100% refund less vrbo fees, if request is made 60 days prior to check in date Check in after 4 pm (cst.). Check out before 9 am. (cst) . Contact me with any questions. ( 850-340-0643.) Thank you. Alan Sligh.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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