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Affordable Beach Cottage Only 200 Yards from Beach!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-7)

Renting February in Winter also requires a January rental starting Jan 13 or 14.

Cottage is one block or about 200 yards from the kind of wide, white sand beach the Florida panhandle is famous for.

Only available Saturday to Saturday except for certain weeks from Thanksgiving to New Years Day. Why pay $1,800 a week for a place with landscaped gardens when the best landscape is at the beach? If you want elaborate landscaping, my cottage is not the best for you. The cottage does have a nice open air porch in the front.

Now if you want a home that is on the beach, my cottage is not quite there, yet. Maybe, with global warming, it will be, soon.

Rental period is Saturday to Saturday except November and December holiday season.

Most people who stay at the cottage pack up the car and park along 98 or at the Beacon Hill public beach parking lot just down the street.

Maximum capacity is 7 or 8 with a king in master, 2 twins in middle bedroom and bunkbed in front bedroom with full on bottom and twin on top.

Vacation home built in 2003. Back yard is fenced in and ready for your dog to roam free or run around in circles, endlessly chasing it's tail.

Enjoy the front porch to relax, enjoy the fresh breeze, and listen to the waves rolling in from the Gulf of Mexico. Better yet, take a short stroll to the white sandy beach and watch the waves, beach activity and enjoy an evening sunset.

You can watch HD TV with cable in living room, middle bedroom and master bedroom.

The beach a short walk down the street is the same pristine white sand beach found all along the Gulf of Mexico. Pictures available upon request.

If you have more than 7 guests, there is an additional $2/night charge.

Mail Rental agreement to Mark Barnhart, PO Box 2063, Columbus, OH 43216

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More Details

Owner
Mark Barnhart
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 8, 2017

About Mark Barnhart

I feel responsible to ensure you enjoy your visit when you stay at my vacation rental. I desire to have a home where fond memories are created to last a lifetime.

Mark Barnhart purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Mark Barnhart chose Port St. Joe

Since I love to travel and enjoy the ocean, especially the ones with the sugary sand, I decided to buy a vacation home on the gulf coast of Florida. The beaches are among the finest in the world! .

Beacon Hill area is a step back in time to Old Florida with views facing west across to the Cape for spectacular sunsets. Beacon Hill is located high above the dunes overlooking the Gulf. It is the home to a lighthouse that once used to keep ships off the shallow shoal. Beacon Hill Park offers tennis courts, a nature trail, covered shelter, and a playground.

What makes this cottage unique

Beach chairs, wagon, beach umbrellas, beach cart, and beach toys are provided for your enjoyment.

Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches Int'l Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Lookout Lounge
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Route 98
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Toucans
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Beacon Hill Public Beach
Car: recommended

Home is in a quiet residential neighborhood. Beach open to the public is only one and a half blocks away.

Amenities

Port St. Joe Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Mail Rental agreement to Mark Barnhart, PO Box 2063, Columbus, OH 43216
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with master bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Middle bedroom with 32 inch HDTV.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Full size on bottom and twin on top.
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1) Full size bed in bottom bunk.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Home away from home.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.92 based on 50 reviews
5

It was very clean, well kept and well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

The neighborhood was very quiet and people were friendly. The house was very comfortable, close to the beach and the local caretaker came by several times to see if we needed anything. It was a great two weeks!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Easy walk to beach!!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was so clean and cute! Beach so close. Mark thought of everything! We came in Sat. following Nate. But a beautiful week. The location of this cottage is great. Super close to beach, restaurants etc. we road our bikes a lot, did some walking as well. Thanks for sharing your cottage, loved it and hope to be back soon!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Vacation with "Furbaby"

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing week at this quaint cottage in Beacon Hill. The cottage was well equipped with everything that we needed. Having a dog crate, dog bowls, beach gear and so much more saved a lot of room in our vehicle. (Not having to pack it all) The beach was never crowded and people that we met were all nice.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Affordable beach get away

  • 5 of 5

Short walk to the beach, dog, teenager, and fisherman friendly. The cottage comes complete with everything you need for a relaxing beach vacation. Our dog loved the back yard, the kids and husband loved the fishing and kayaking, while the girls enjoyed the beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great house! Plenty of room. Very pet friendly!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for a week thru a holiday weekend. We had other guests over the weekend and there was plenty of room, a well equipped kitchen for cooking meals. A 2 minute walk to the beach. We took our Maltese and Yorkie with us and they had a great fenced in yard to explore and run. It truly was like being at home.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and Good Location

  • 4 of 5

This house everything my adult kids and I needed for a fun, relaxing week at the beach. We will certainly consider staying here again if we decide to return to Port St. Joe.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $35 + Tax
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are for Saturday to Saturday Only except for Thanksgiving and Christmas. You can pay by credit card or paypal. Please contact the owner for payment details and options.

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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