Mrs. Mary's / Rustic Olde Time Florida(20 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath + Futon overlooking the Gulf of Mexico at Apalachee Bay
Wide open living with a panoramic view.
Enjoy your morning coffee watching the sunrise on the dock and seeing dolphins swim by catching their breakfast.
Visit The forgotten coast.
this beautiful, open home will host your family vacation.
Kayak right from the dock while fishing for Redfish, sea trout, catfish and mullet.
Blue crabs and oysters can be seen in the shallow water.
The house has a large, well stocked eat-in kitchen plus a bar area with a second small refrigerator. Plenty of seating at the large dining table, as well as a large card game table, plus barstools around the kitchen counter.
The wide open living room has a great view of the gulf, as well as sectional couches and 2 recliners, all can see the 60' HDTV, with Direct TV. Wireless internet is available.
The bedroom downstairs has 2 Full size beds and access to a bathroom with a huge walk in shower.
Behind the kitchen is a queen sized futon, which can be walled off for privacy.
The wrap around deck overlooks the pool and the gulf, has 2 tables, numerous chairs and a gas grill.
Large swimming pool is fenced and has ample deck room for sunning on the lounge chairs. The pool is approximately 4 foot deep throughout, with wide walk-in stairs. Enjoy water volleyball with the net.
The area is very private, with most of the residents only here on the weekends and holidays.
Member since: 2012
- Max. occupancy 8
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- This house is the perfect family gathering place. Large open area includes wet-bar and game table. Additional entertainment area in upstairs loft, overlooking the living room. 2 Master suites. Outside shower, poolside 1/2 bath near pool patio. Beautiful pool has large patio overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Watch the dolphins gather up their dinner of fresh mullet right in the front yard. Deck has 2 tables and chairs, pool patio has lounging chairs. Diningroom table has room to seat 8-10. Eat-in kitchen has 5 barstools. Game table near entry seats 4....moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Shallow beach front, great for wading and fishing, cast-netting, launching kayaks, windsurfers and small boats. Very grassy and shallow bay. Check out 'aerial' map view for more details. Use 'Shell Point' for local tidal information...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Large eat-in kitchen, w/6 barstools. Jenn-Air Electric stove, dishwasher, large pantry, 2nd small refrigerator in wetbar area. Blender, crock pot. Dishes and silverware for 8+ Fully stocked kitchen....moreless
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 21 - May 12, 2017
3 night min stay
May 13 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 23 - Dec 22, 2017
4 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee over 6 $200 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
- Pet Fee $100 + tax
- Cleaning fee up to 6 $150 + tax
- Tax Rate 11%
Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Rates may be up to 25% higher during holidays and popular FSU football game weekends.
Parties of 6 or more will have an additional $50 cleaning fee
$50 fee for each additional person over 7, limit 10 people
Only small dogs under 25 lbs. $150 for 2, limit 2, NO cats
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Roughly twenty-five miles south of Tallahassee is found Florida’s Big Bend region where the state’s Gulf coastline changes from a north-south direction to an east-west direction. A river empties into the Gulf at this point, and it was here that an early settlement was established by the Spanish. The founding date of the settlement probably occurred on the feast day of St. Marks, as that name was applied to both the town and the river. In 1818, Andrew Jackson captured St. Marks from the Spanish, and three years later control of Florida was officially transferred from Spain to the United States. http://www.lighthousefriends.com...MoreCollapse
Shallow Boat Ramp nearby
Shell Point beach only minutes away. Deep water channel to access the Gulf of Mexico.
These are some of the local places to visit.
About 20 minutes , west on hwy 98, Mineral Springs seafood :to buy fresh local seafood is in panacea.
St. Marks Refuge and Historic Lighthouse can be viewed from the dock. There is a small museum there with some local history. Bike the St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trail from Tallahassee to the Lighthouse. Visit Wakulla Springs State Park with Glass bottom boat rides and a diving platform, about 20 minutes away. great, chilly, swimming. Creature from the deep and Airplane were both filmed there.
We have a 3 ring binder in the house filled with other local information.
We are in Crawfordville, if you'd like to google other info.
You will need a fishing license. Can be purchased ahead of time on-line, or at the local Walmart or bait shops. See
FWC below.Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission 888-347-4356
Redfish, Kayak Rentals and Charter Fishing by St. Marks Outfitters
St. Marks Outfitters is a full service guide, and kayak rental business. We specialize in coastal inshore fishing, and eco-adventures,can rent kayaks
\t721 Port Leon Drive St. Marks, FL 32355
Unique bird watching, from White Pelicans in the winter to incredible migratory flocks, thousands of ducks. Rare Woodstork migrates here accompanied by Ultra-light planes to guide them.
St. Marks Refuge and Historic Lighthouse can be viewed from the dock. Take the Big Bend Scenic Highway to Historical Apalachicola for quaint shopping and visit the incredible white sand beaches on St. George Island.
Gulf of Mexico and Dock from Deck Notice Beach is very narrow and grassy
Stairs to Master Suite, Upstairs Bedroom and Living Room #2 Wet Bar near Kitchen
Living Room w 60' TV,Game Table near font door, Master suite behind table
Upstairs bedroom with a queen bed, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.
Upstairs Master Whirlpool Bath, view from hall, Freestanding shower to left
Pool and Deck overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, Apalachee Bay
View from street, covered parking, pool is on the right
Sunset over the Gulf of Mexico, from the deck
From the dock at low-tide, pool is on the left
Kitchen, 5 Barstools along high bar area, Florida Room w/ futon behind kitchen
View from entry: Dining Room w/ Kitchen to right, windows overlooking the pool
Downstairs suite, to the left is the bath
Upstairs master suite, king sized bed, hall to bath is to the left
Upstairs loft with flatscreen Tv and view of the Gulf
Large L-shaped pool w/ stairs for easy access. Pool deck seating and half-bath.
View from walkway to dock looking back at house
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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