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Serenity by the Sea - Gulf Front with Fantastic views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 1,845 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Cape San Blas is the last pet friendly & family oriented area in the Florida Panhandle. Serenity by the Sea is a very spacious, well stocked and maintained Gulf Front townhome with fantastic beach & ocean views located in the Barrier Dunes community (138 Sabal Circle). The community is just outside the Saint Joseph State Park area which offers 7 miles of pristine beaches with great shelling and fishing on both the bay and beaches.

Our home is great for both families and individuals. It offers gorgeous views from almost every room, easy access to the beach, 2 pools and tennis courts. Wireless broadband access and unlimited long distance calling to US and Canada is included.

The condo's master bedroom has a king size bed, Oversized private bath with Jacuzzi tub and deck with a spectacular Gulf view. The 2nd bedroom has a queen size bed, also with a private bath and deck also with beautiful Gulf view. The 3rd bedroom is has a king size bed with a private bath.

The main floor has a spacious, well-stocked kitchen, a dining area for 8 and a large living area with a queen sleeper sofa. A large deck offers a great Gulf view. There is also a half-bath on this level.

Barrier Dunes offers 2 pools (one beachside with a beautiful gulf view) and tennis courts for the more active guests. Golfing is available nearby at the Port St Joe Country Club course. Charter fishing is available for both bay and offshore fishing in both Port Saint Joe and the world famous Apalachicola area.

Keywords: Townhome, Serenity, cape san blas, beach, florida, gulf, cape san blast, vacation rental, barrier dunes, barriar dunes, pet friendly, getaway, romantic, panhandle, port st joe, thecapescape

More Details

Owner
Rick
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 2, 2017

Amenities

Port St. Joe Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1845 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Serenity by the Sea - Gulf Front with Fantastic views
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
Kent, UK
5

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 4 friends and this was an absolutely beautiful place to stay. Both Serenity by the Sea and Cape San Blas score very highly on our 'favourite places we have visited' list. Can't say anything other than if you are thinking twice about going then don't! It was a truly marvellous time in a very comfortable home in an amazingly beautiful place.

Jo Warren UK

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy you enjoyed our home and the Cape. Thank you for taking the time to do a review and we hope to hear from you again.
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Atlanta, GA USA
5

So Serene...

  • 5 of 5

Loved this awesome place which had all the bells and whistles and then some!

We went down for Spring Break 2017 with a group of 2 families and their dogs. Cape San Blas is the most amazing place to be and we can't get enough of Barrier Dunes! Serenity By The Sea lived up to it's name and we would definitely return there and recommend it to anyone and everyone.

Well stocked and nicely renovated kitchen, with everything we could ever need, tastefully decorated without clutter and very well kept. The sheets were devine and our kids even commented over the pillows. What 9 year old notices pillow quality? I guess that tells you something about this place! We all slept very well in those beds! We forgot our beach chairs but needn't worry because the beach closet is choc full with everything we needed for the beach.

My favorite part of this place was the rinse station they created at the ground level. We could rinse everyone off and walk up to the back deck sand free. I loved not having sand tracked inside and it was AWESOME!

Thank you for sharing your place with us! We can't wait to come back again!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to do a review of our home. We're very happy to hear you had a good time and loved our home as much as we do. Our next trip down is late April and we will be adding a new dishwasher and new couch too. We hope you choose to stay with us again!
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5

A wonderful place to stay on Cape San Blas!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I along with our son and his family stayed at Serenity by the Sea the last week in September 2016. We were very pleased with the condo, how clean it was, comfortable and just plain cozy! The kitchen was great, it was stocked with anything you would need if cooking in! The bedrooms are great, each a great size and the beds were very comfortable! The views of the beach and gulf from the master bedroom deck and the second floor bedroom deck were absolutely beautiful! We truly loved sitting on the decks at night and gazing at the stars, it was absolutely a beautiful sight! We especially loved how close of a walk it is to the beach! We enjoyed and appreciated having all the items in the beach closet at our disposal! We really enjoyed being so close to Apalachicola, a really great little town to visit with great shops and great places to eat and drink! We also loved our dining experience at Indian Pass, a must do! We had no complaints and would love to book again and we would not hesitate to recommend Serenity by the Sea to anyone! We found the owners to be very easy to work with. Thank you for sharing your beautiful beach house!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our home for your vacation and taking the time to reviewit. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and we hope to have you stay with us again in the future.
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5

Great Place on Cape San Blas!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Serenity by the Sea during the last week in June 2016. It was the perfect location for sun, fun, and relaxation! The condo has three bedrooms, which could accomodate a whole family! But, for us it was just me, my husband and our two fur babies! The accomodations are quite comfortable! We loved having access to their beach closet where we used beach chairs and flotation devices for riding the waves! Inside the condo it was very clean with a full equipped kitchen. The whole week was relaxing, comfortable and carefree! This was our first trip to Cape San Blas and to Barrier Dunes. I would recommend these accomodations to any of my family or friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our home. We're very happy you found everything to your liking and enjoyed your stay so much. We hope to hear from you again.
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Knoxville, TN
5

Memorial Day Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Serenity by the Sea is just what you would expect to find. A beautiful condo right on the gulf only a few steps from the white beaches of the cape. This was our first trip staying in the Barrier Dunes complex and I have to say it was a great experience. All of the amenities from the pool, boat parking and spray station, and even tennis courts. If you are looking for a comfortable and clean unit to stay in with your family you will not be disappointed.

We have been coming to Cape San Blas for over 7 years and this is one of the best homes I have stayed in. It is also convenient to the state park/ eagle harbor for quick launch for fishing and bay enjoyment.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're very happy you enjoyed your stay and appreciate you taking the time to do a review. Hope to hear from you again next year!
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5

Serenity by the Sea - Gulf Front

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condo. This was our 3rd trip to Barrier Dunes and as they say 3's a charm. We loved everything about the condo and proximity to the beach. Owners were wonderful. The condo was fully equipped and very beautiful.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to hear you had a good time and enjoyed our home!
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Map

Car: recommended

The complex has 2 tennis courts, 2 pools (one beachside) and 3 stocked fishing ponds that are great for the children. Barrier Dunes is located just outside St Joseph State Park which offers 7 miles of pristine beaches and bay access. There is great shelling, snorkeling and fishing in the park. There is also a hiking trail with overnight camping available.

Nearby there are charter fishing boats available in both Port St Joe and Appalachicola for bay or gulf fishing. Also nearby is the Port St Joe county club golf course. The Port St Joe marina offers scuba diving, boat rentals and sailing opportunities.

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Rates & Availability

Port St. Joe Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
May 20 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,995
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$295
$1,495
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$240
$1,195
 
 
Winter 2017/18
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$175
$995
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Reservations more than 60 days in the future require either a $300 ($500 for monthly rentals) refundable reservation deposit or the 1st payment (50%). Payments are 50% of rental amount due 60 days prior to arrival date (or at booking) with the remaining 50% due 30 days prior to arrival. Reservations less than 60 days in the future will not require a reservation deposit as the 1st payment would be due at booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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