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Pet Friendly, 4 Bd, 3BA, 7mins Walk from Beach. Fenced Yard.

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8 max)

large pet friendly house with fenced yard, all dogs welcome. 7minutes walk to pet friendly beach, bathrooms on 3 levels, large deck, great sunrises with early morning coffee and sunsets with cocktails. state park within 1000 feet for walking, hiking etc.

Now the bad stuff: This is strictly a non-smoking property, if evidence is found to the contrary, then unfortunately this was your last visit.

Keywords: pet friendly, beach, bay, state park, 4bed, fenced yard, quiet

all of our properties are pet friendly with no pet fees, their #'s are: 382844, 481068, 770771, 844069.

We do insist upon the VRBO insurance option as opposed to the refundable deposit, as it's a cleaner process and guests are not out $1500 until any damage issue is resolved.

More Details

Murray & Emma
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Australian, Canadian & New Zealandic
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Murray & Emma

we owned an all natural pet food store/boutique in Tallahassee, have 3 dogs that always share this house with us, and support pet adoption causes.

Murray & Emma purchased this house in 2010

Why Murray & Emma chose Florida Main North West

the most pet friendly beach in Florida, beautiful unspoilt beaches, quiet location.

We bought this place to enjoy ourselves, spent a year renovating it to be comfortable and inviting. We want to share this wonderful place with other appreciating pet owners.

What makes this house unique

taking the dogs for an early morning romp on the beach, sipping cocktails whilst watching the fabulous sunsets.


state park, lighthouse


Port St. Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2)
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
wet bar on ground level


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(55 traveler reviews)

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Pet Friendly, 4 Bd, 3BA, 7mins Walk from Beach. Fenced Yard.
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 55 reviews

Relaxing and warm February 2017

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at Sandy Paws! It is so very pet friendly and clean! The pups lost a few pounds with all their exercise and up and down the stairs but that is a good thing! The bikes were great and we used them every day. Beach is close for walking and great sunsets and we saw dolphins on several occasions from the beach. The house has everything you could ask for, nice linens, privacy, and bathrooms and showers are very nice. Cable TV and Netflix is good, thanks! We also appreciated the outside shower for beach sand. We saw deer and birds and watched the jets overhead from the Airforce base. The Trading Post and Scallop Cove and beach shop are about 3 miles and have most everything you could need. The shrimp and scallops at Cone Heads were delicious--some of the best we had during the whole month and they are walking distance. In Port St. Joe we liked Provisions best for a nice dinner. Great Place! Hoping to go back! Thanks Murray and Emma!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Doug and Pam for your review, so glad you enjoyed your stay and resulted in slimmer pups! Hope to accommodate you again in the future.
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Fantastic house in a great location!

  • 4 of 5

Great 4 bedroom house just minutes from the beach. Dog friendly house with fenced in yard and nearby beach was perfect for our Labradoodle Louie!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The PERFECT home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was wonderful, from the large fenced in yard for our two babies, spacious living, and quiet location close to the beach. Everything about this home makes you feel like you're still at home. The owners were great in quick communication and so helpful, even before our arrival. It was our first time in the area and we never want to go to another beach again. We are excited to see how the booking pans out for the new addition being added on considering we're already talking about a big family trip for next year.

Oh did I mention...we came back from our trip as an engaged couple!! We had the most perfect trip and we appreciate you sharing your home with us! We look forward to working with y'all again in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ryan for the kind review, we agree that this is the best beach in the area and extra marks for being pet friendly. Congratulations on the engagement, amazing what a relaxing time at the beach can do :) certainly hope to accommodate you in the near future.
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They thought of everything!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week on Cape San Blas thanks to the awesome owners of Sandy Paws. This was our first year to bring our dogs, our only regret was that we didn't decide to do it sooner. The entire house and yard has been tailored for pet lovers.

The house itself was one of the best stocked rental homes we have ever encountered. We felt like we were staying at a friend's home. The beds were comfortable for each person even though some usually prefer more firm or softer mattresses. The kitchen had everything we required. Having all the toys at our disposal was great. We got a lot of use out of the bikes and golf cart.

The owners were very fast to respond when we had a concern or a question. They are just nice people.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Cathy for your review and kind words, we are so glad Sandy Paws met your needs for you and your family. We hope to welcome you back someday.
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Family and beach time

  • 4 of 5

My family joined my husband and I at Sandy paws for a great vacation. They are from Colorado so the beach made for a fun time. The house was roomy, and well equipped. The owners were friendly and helpful. i really enjoyed eating at Indian Pass Raw bar.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent location! Accommodating home with plenty of space and amenities. Dog friendly.

  • 5 of 5

This was our family's first vacation, traveling with a 2 year old and dog, so we were very selective when choosing a property. We were very impressed with the house, the amenities (so many games, air hockey, cornhole, fully equipped kitchen, linens and towels included, etc), the clean and private beach, the convenience of a store right up the street, and more! This property truly had everything a family would need to have a great vacation!! And was very clean too! We would love to stay again! Plus the property owners were so easy to work with - very quick with responses and answering our questions. Our dog had a blast as well - again the property had dog beds, bowels, treats, and toys. She was in heaven! We highly recommend this property!!! Thank you Murray and Emma!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kristina for your wonderful review, we're so glad everything was to your liking, and hope we can accommodate you again in the future.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Damage Insurance $59

winter rates are $85 per night for stays of 28 days or more plus applicable fees.

Early in 2016, VRBO introduced a service fee which ranges from 4-9% ... this is a VRBO fee and has nothing to do with us and to be honest is simply a money maker for them. Any feedback regarding this fee should be directed to VRBO.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.