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Comfy beachhouse , great gulf view. open 11/18 - 12/16. 90 steps to beach ,bikes

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Southern hospitality. 90 steps to beach, wifi, beachcarts chair

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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

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 , great gulf view. open 11/18 - 12/16. 90 steps to beach ,bikes
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 108 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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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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Can't wait to come back!!!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect ocean front location without ocean front prices! Beautiful view of the ocean and sunset but far enough off of Hwy 98 to not be bothered with road noise. The king bed in the master slept great and the kitchen was stocked with everything we needed. Plenty of ceiling fans both inside and on the deck. Alan was a great host, available when needed like having a good neighbor but not intrusive. Great place to relax and enjoy the view at a very affordable price.

I just can't help but to address Jennifer's bad review from August 2017.......this review did not give a single positive comment and it might cause someone to second guess the decision to rent this house. The rope railing is charming and very secure, the bathroom is a normal size and has all new fixtures, rusty bikes...salt air makes everything rusty not just the FREE bikes offered with the rental. No hanging flower baskets - really ???.... I'm sorry Jennifer found reasons to not enjoy her stay but If she's looking for luxury, Mexico Beach is not a luxury destination and is probably not the best vacation location for Jennifer and her family. Most people come back to Mexico Beach year after year for the "old florida" charm.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Alabaster, AL

Beautiful cottage with fantastic views!

  • 5 of 5

The Beachcomber was the perfect vacation getaway for my family! We fell in love with Florida's "forgotten coast" and this cozy cottage! We felt at home the moment we arrived and it was a nice touch to be greeted by the owner, Alan. The cottage was extremely clean and stocked with the essentials. The travertine bathroom and gorgeous wood floors were beautiful touches. A beach cart, chairs and umbrella were also available for our use! We also enjoyed the views and sunsets from the front porch!

The owner also owns a charter service and we highly recommend booking a trip with him! We enjoyed a day scalloping in the bay and Captain Alan took us to all the best spots! He also shared unique stories and history of the area as we travelled. We are already thinking ahead to our next stay and whether we will charter a snorkeling or shelling trip!

We are looking forward to many more vacations and making memories in this spot!!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Crandall, Ga

Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Once again, we thoroughly enjoyed staying at the Beachcomber and visiting with Cap'n Alan. The house was as spotless as ever and very comfortable. The location is beautiful - the porch is always a favorite to watch sunrises and sunsets. Highly recommended - my family will be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Vacation At Mexico Beach ...

  • 5 of 5

This is our first time at Mexico Beach . We loved it .... Alan the owner

was waiting on us to arrive and he was so helpful . He told us where

to find the best restaurants . He supplied us with 2 bicycles that

we rode to get breakfast and dinner . The beach was a short walk

that took only 5 minutes . The beach house was really nice and so

clean with full ocean views . The neighborhood was very quiet with

little traffic . We were the only ones on the beach most of the time .

We had everything we needed for a really great time . We are looking forward to going back next year . Thank you Alan

for a GREAT vacation .

Sincerely ,

Beverly from Northeast Georgia

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 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

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

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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