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Waterfront, Bayfront Extraordinary Beautiful Private Home with 500ft Dock

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)open floor plan and glass to see bay

Beautiful, waterfront, spacious home with electric fireplace, high ceilings, open floor plan, lots of windows, covered porch, large deck with lounging furniture, umbrellas and lots of eating areas to enjoy the gorgeous view and wildlife in their natural setting.

Large screen TV with cable

Two kayaks for your use

You will love how light and bright the house is. Its tasteful decor creates a wonderful feel of the area. Down the stairs from the deck is a fresh water shower area and just a few feet away is the dock which also includes fresh water. Our bay front home has no sawgrass so you can pull kayak to water and take off

We have wifi

Keywords: Private home, waterfront, Bayfront, Gulf access, 4 bedroom, open floor plan children and pet friendly

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2017

About The Owner

My husband and I are both from Panama City. I'm a retired RN and my husband is retired from Gulf Power. Growing up we both vacationed in this area and our children also learned all about boating and water activities in St Joe bay and the Gulf. Our house (Cape Escape) is where our family including grandchildren and grandpets (labs) meet to relax, visit and enjoy this beautiful place together.

The Owner purchased this house in 2001

Why The Owner chose Florida Main North West

We have traveled many places but we always come home and say we truly live in paradise. The property was bought and we moved into the house in 2001. We also have a home in Panama City along with rental homes. Last year was the 1st year we ever rented our Cape home. They were suveyors and needed a place for a few months. They loved it so much we decided to share paradise with others.

What makes this house unique

Beautiful waterfront spacious home on St Joe bay with lots of windows and large deck to enjoy spectacular sunrises or walk down our lane and enjoy the white, sandyf gulf beach. Be sure to catch the gorgeous sunsets.

Moor your boat in front of the house or tie it to the boat slip on the 500 foot dock. Boating, fishing, shelling and numerous water activities await you. Not only bay fishing but Gulf fishing is just moments away. Guides are availible. There is shopping and local resturants near by or enjoy eating your own catch of the day.

We have perserved our property in its natural setting. We have abundant wildlife and fish in the pond. There are numerous species of birds and the deck feeders atract many.


Port St. Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bath off master bedroom other bedrooms have their own large vanities shower and toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 king , 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , All living area on same level except twin bedroom upstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 2 king , 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , 4 bedrooms 2 king 1 queen I 2 twin beds
  • King size beds (2),Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Large couch sleeps two
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Lots of touristic in scenic area Lot of historic sites if old Florida Beautiful historic homes in nearby town lots of shops with unique items


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Waterfront, Bayfront Extraordinary Beautiful Private Home with 500ft Dock
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
Sparta ,Ga

Fishing trip

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic fishing trip. The location is perfect! . The inside was beautifully decorated, clean, spacious and amazing. This home is very comfortable, inviting, and relaxing. It is wonderful to see the ocean/bay from the living areas. All in all, this was a great experience for us and I would presume it would also be for most people. We highly recommend the home and the owner is very friendly, helpful, and cooperative so that makes the stay even more comfortable. Would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the outstanding review so glad you all had a wonderful time Look forward to your return in the future Warmest Regards Frieda
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Perfect location, Comfortable Home with all the amenities!

  • 5 of 5

What a sandwich! Meaning this home is sandwiched b/t the beautiful Gulf (across the street) and the crystal clear bay (outside back door)! Doesn't get better! And the owner was one of the most hospitable and gracious hosts we've encountered in our rental history. House is laid out so that every room is private and bathrooms for all! Mattresses were very comfortable and most importantly the sheets were super soft & cool (I'm a sheet snob)! We so enjoyed the 500' long deck both for fishing and bird watching. Eagle flew 50' over my head while standing on back deck. Butterflies were migrating/mating on blooming bushes next to the dock. What an incredible opportunity to witness this influx of Monarchs, Gulf Frittilaries and Longtail Skippers before they made their trek across the Gulf. We went kayak fishing and even caught Red Fish for our anniversary dinner. Bay is so shallow & clear that you always feel safe! Kitchen has everything (only recommendation would be for owner to upgrade the knives (dull) and maybe get a new peeler)! Other than that it was a home we would definitely return to! Can't ask for a kinder more welcoming host than Frieda!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the outstanding review and thank you for choosing cape escape to spend your anniversary! Our family feels the same wayIt is truly a piece of paradise We look forward to hearing from you in the future Warmest Regards, Frieda (Tink) Warren
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Atlanta, GA

Cape Escape!

  • 5 of 5

Tink, the owner was very easy to communicate with. We loved the house and the view. Would definitely recommend you visit Cape Escape! Dog friendly, too! Cape San Blas offered fishing, nature and relaxing...all of which we did.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the outstanding review so glad you had such a wonderful time. Look forward to hearing from you in the future Best Regards, Tink
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Overland Park, Kansas

Great Family Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We spent two months at Cape Escape and had a wonderful time. The Owners were very gracious and helpful. Much of the time was spent on the deck and the dock just enjoying the views. Plenty of parking for our boat and guest vehicles. We are retired and had friends and family come often There always seemed to be plenty of space with the large deck and living room. The location on the bay provided seclusion, and we could easily walk or drive to the beach in a few minutes.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Citrus County, Fl

Paradise with dogs!

  • 5 of 5

4 Ppl and 3 dogs found Paradise less than 100 feet from the Gulf. Thru you will find a condo, complete with All the amenities you could want. Barbecue fresh shrimp, scallops, and steak on the porch and savor the breeze coming from the Gulf. I swear everything you and your dogs can want are there waiting for you to enjoy.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review It's a house not a condo but we are so glad you love it as much as we do Look forward to hearing from in the future Warmest Regards, Frieda
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  • 5 of 5

It was a great experience staying in this home right on the bay. It was a beautiful view of the bay! The kayaks were really a plus to have and the dock with a long peer was accommodating for the boat. The beach was about a short walk through an easy to walk trail and beautiful dunes to look at. Tink was very kind and hospitable from the time that we booked to the time that we checked in making sure that everything was ok and answering questions about the area. Everything was very clean and we enjoyed lots of good times on the deck and eating meals at the house. The beach is gorgeous, about a 5 to 7 minute walk from the house, across the street which was great! The home is a home with a very welcoming feeling and my dogs enjoyed the back yard and being right on the bay, as it is shallow enough for them to get in and play. The outdoor hose/sprayer was convenient for hosing down the sand and grime after playing in the sand and water. I would recommend this house to people who want to relax or people who want to be on the go, there is lots to do outdoors, truly a great place on earth.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Cape escape house is 800 ft from cape san blas road very quiet and secluded but this area is very close to Towns for shopping dining and sight seeing

Fishing in bay and gulf are fantastic

Beach is right across the street we have walking and bike paths grocery and bait stores shops and ice cream and donut shops small restaurants right on the cape horseback riding on the beach

We provide two kayaks and there is a

Place to rent bikes state park only 1 mile to launch your boat then tie to our dock or mooring

Dock has a cart to load your boat dock also has water

Cape escape is truly a paradise getaway

Charter fishing available also

So many amenities

Many old Florida historically sites to see also


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Pet Fee $100

Please contact owner for Holiday Rates and Special Discounts!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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