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Beach and Bay Access!. Close to State Park! Linens Included!

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Cottage, w3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Whether you love sunning and swimming at the beach or fishing and boating on the bay you'll find the best of both worlds in Cape San Blas. The beach has been voted number one beach in America numerous times and St. Joseph's Bay is know to be one of the top fishing destinations as well. Our house, Sundance Cottage, happens to be right in the middle of both.

Nestled in the sand dunes of Cape San Blas, it is about 250 yards to the deeded accesses of both the beach and the bay. Sunbathers will enjoy the outdoor shower and bathroom after a day on the beach and fishermen will find the fish cleaning station a handy addition after a successful day of fishing. With ample parking underneath the house there is plenty of room to bring your boat or waverunners which can be launched at St. Joseph's State Park, just 2/10 of a mile from the house.

With three bedrooms and three baths (one is outside but the shower and toilet are enclosed), the house will comfortably sleep six people. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, cable TV, private bath, and French doors which lead onto the back deck that overlooks the dunes. There are no other homes behind ours so it is very private on the back deck. The other two bedrooms each have queen-size beds and share the full bath conveniently located in the hall. One of the queen bedrooms has cable TV as well.

Everyone will enjoy watching the 36' TV in the large, comfortable sofas and chairs. You may choose from our selection of movies or bring your favorite VHS tapes, DVD's and CD's to enjoy the entertainment center complete with cable TV, VCR, DVD, and CD player. Bring you laptop and get online with our broadband, wireless, high speed internet connection.

Since Cape San Blas is not known for restaurants and night life we keep the kitchen well stocked with plenty of cookware and utensils and the pantry stocked with spices and staples so you'll be able to cook your fresh catch of the day on the large stainless steel grill on the deck. There is also plenty of deck furniture for outdoor dining as well.

So if you're looking for a place that's somewhat off the beaten path you have found it here. Uncrowded beaches, endless shelling, fantastic fishing, or just boating around the bay are just a few of the things to do. Rent a bike and ride for miles, rent a kayak and ride the waves, or just enjoy the beautiful, serene enviornment with your friends and family. Cape San Blas is not just the 'forgotten coast' is also an undiscovered Paradise.

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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    No groups of young adults under 25...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    The master bedroom has a king size bed and ensuite bath....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    This bedroom uses the hallway bath right across the hall....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    The hallway bath is right next to this bedroom....moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds ( 2)

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    The master bath has a tub/shower combo, sink and toilet....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Both Queen bedrooms are convenient to the hallway bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Both queen bedrooms are right next to the hall bath....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Fish or shell cleaning station, Outdoor enclosed shower/toilet


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    36' TV with stereo sound...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    We have a TV in the living room as well as all three bedrooms....moreless

  • Toys:

    We keep a large tub of assorted beach toys for kids to use....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Nice dining table for 6 as well as a breakfast bar for 2...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Maytag Dryer purchased 2 years ago...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Our concrete driveway extends all the way up under the house....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Unlimited free long distance calls within the Continental U.S....moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets and bedding is included....moreless

  • Living Room:

    We have a very comfortable sofa and loveseat as well as a very comfy chair/ottoman. Also a nice corner for reading....moreless

  • Parking:

    Our driveway is as wide as the house and goes up under the house so there is covered parking available as well as parking space for a boat....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    We have space for parking a boat but no RV trailers or campers are allowed in the neighborhood....moreless

  • Telephone:

    We have a land line as sometimes cellphone service is a bit tricky....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, hand towels and was clothes provided as well as kitchen towels . No beach towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new Maytag washer just purchased in August....moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:

    Auto drip coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pantry is stocked with spices and staples. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes and utensils for enjoying a night in....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Standard dishwasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Galley style kitchen with electric stove, dishwasher and microwave. Plenty of cookware. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Standard microwave...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee filters, a variety of spices including salt and pepper. A roll of paper towels to get you going....moreless


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    There are two decks...a large one on the front with outdoor eating area and two chaise lounges. The deck off the master bedroom two chaise lounges as well as a couple of other chairs for sitting....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have a gas grill and also a weber charcoal grill....moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2017
Mar 1 - May 20, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer 2017
May 21 - Aug 19, 2017
3 night min stay
Fall 2017
Aug 20 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Late Fall 2017
Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2017
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 12%


There is a 3 night minimum stay requirement to book this property. Prices are subject to change. A $250 damage deposit is due upon booking and is refunded after your stay provided all is left in good order with our home as outlined in our rental contract.

Upon request for a reservation a rental contract is sent. The refundable Damage Deposit is due upon booking with the signed contract and is refunded after stay. Full rent is due 30 days prior to arrival and is payable by personal check or credit card. Any reservations made within 30 days or arrival must be paid with a credit card.

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Panama City

St. Joseph's Peninsula State Park is just around the corner from our house. They have a boat ramp and dock for day docking plus large area on the bay for fishing from the land or wading the grass beds. If you love raw oysters you must visit the Indian Pass Raw Bar which is about a 10 minute drive from the house. Another good place for oysters and seafood is Triple Tails which you pass on the way to our house.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: My husband and I share ownership of this home with his brother and wife. We all own and run a manufacturing business in Northeast Alabama including scaffold manufacturing as well as attachments for skid steers and excavators. In addition to using the home ourselves we allow our employees to vacation there and sometimes entertain customers there.

Why the Owner Chose Port St. Joe, FL, USA:
We first visited the area several years ago and absolutely fell in love with it. We've always vacationed in the panhandle...mostly Destin and it reminds us of what Destin used to be like when we were kids. We like the laid back atmosphere, uncrowded beaches, excellent fishing and peace and quiet.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our home is only 2/10 of a mile from the entrance to St. Joseph's Peninsula State Park so if you bring a boat you are very close to the boat launch there. Additionally we have an excellent deeded beach access with only private homes there so the beach is never crowded. Our deeded bay access is great for fishing the grass flats for speckled trout and redfish as well as launching a kayak or canoe. Our neighborhood, Peninsula Estates, is very peaceful and quiet so most times you can still hear the surf from our outside decks.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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  • partial view of the kitchen.  Laundry is behind the bi-fold doors.

    partial view of the kitchen. Laundry is behind the bi-fold doors.

  • Breakfast Bar looking into Kitchen

    Breakfast Bar looking into Kitchen

  • View into Dining area

    View into Dining area

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Gas Grill on Front Deck Complete With Outdoor Table for 6!

    Gas Grill on Front Deck Complete With Outdoor Table for 6!

  • Fish Cleaning Station or Shell Cleaning Station Underneath the House

    Fish Cleaning Station or Shell Cleaning Station Underneath the House

  • View of Dunes from Back Deck off Master Bedroom

    View of Dunes from Back Deck off Master Bedroom

  • Fully equipped Kitchen and Laundry Area

    Fully equipped Kitchen and Laundry Area

  • Living area/Entertainment System

    Living area/Entertainment System

  • Master Bedroom with King Bed

    Master Bedroom with King Bed

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • Private Outdoor Shower and Toilet Underneath the House

    Private Outdoor Shower and Toilet Underneath the House

  • Plenty of Room for Parking!

    Plenty of Room for Parking!

  • Huge Beach and NO CROWDS!

    Huge Beach and NO CROWDS!

VRBO #39515

This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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