Lovely Home on Pond/ Ocean Side/475 Ft. to Gulf/Bikes/Many Extras/Great Rate(24 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Townhome
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths,AT (Sleeps 5-8)
At Beach-Berry townhome, I want you and your family, young and old alike, to feel relaxed and carefree. I have included many extras you would not normally find in a beach rental. So enjoy the complimentary wine, sand toys and chairs for your family to take to the beach, floats, boogie boards and beach balls for the swimming pools, rainy day toys/activities for the children, a variety of movies and CD's by top artists. There are facilites/supplies to wash your boat, FIVE ADULT BIKES including one 3 wheeler with large basket for riding in Barrier Dunes and on the peninsula bike trail; a book collection of novels, children's bedtime story books, and TENNIS RACKETS for the nearby courts. You will find a well stocked kitchen with every large and small appliance/utensil that I could imagine you would need for preparing family meals. You have a nice size electric stove/oven, built in microwave, dishwasher and a refrigerator with an ice maker. I have even included some spices and cookbooks. China and sliverware service will accommodate at least eight.
New purchases include a flat screen Sony Bravo TV, new coffee maker with automatic shut-off timer, George Foreman 24' Electric Grill, and a large gas grill with side burner for cooking up the catch of the day, a very comfortable elegant futon for relaxing and enjoying a good book. To stay connected and share your beach experiences a new router for wireless internet service has just been installed.
For your grooming and comfort needs, I have included extra coat hangers, an iron/ironing board, and 2 hair dryers. I stock good quality bed linens, thick towels, soaps, soft tissue paper and paper towels. The laundry room on the main floor has a full size washer and dryer.
My townhome will comfortably sleep 6-8 people.The large master bedroom has a queen size bed, and a futon that easily folds out to a comfortable bed that will sleep one adult or two children. The master bathroom has a double sink vanity, and a shower separate from the tub. The guest bedroom has two twin beds and a full bath. Down stairs in the large living /dining area is the couch that converts into a comfortable queen size bed. There is also a half bath on this floor.
The floor plan is open and bright with a large bay window seat with comfortable pillows for reading or just daydreaming. The large wood dining table will seat 6, and there is a kitchen bar and 2 stools, and small kitchen table/2 chairs for extra seating. The open floor plan allows you to cook while keeping an eye on the actitivites going on in the main living area.
You will just love the large screened in back porch off the living area with western Gulf horizon exposure overlooking the lake's fountain. The sound of the water cascading from the fountain is very soothing. As the sun peeks out after a shower on a hot summer day, you may capture the rainbow arching over the sparkling water of the fountain.
Beach-Berry is family friendly, so bring the kids and grandparents. Enjoy, relax, and make beautiful memories. You will want to return every year.
Keywords: End unit townhome, newer construction, private, secluded, lakeside, three levels, ground floor has paved covered parking for boat and car, boat washing and outdoor enclosed shower facilities, western ocean exposure, beautiful sunsets, ocean view from upstairs balcony, 2 balconies and one screened in porch, backporch overlooks fountain, tranquil sounds of falling water, beautiful interior decor, well stocked kitchen, good quality linens, plenty of items to share with guests for beach, play, and entertainment, perfect Barrier Dunes location--450 steps to beach, 200 steps to tennis courts and pool, 100 steps to playground, extra boat parking around the corner, commercial free uncrowded beach. Purchased Jan. 2012, upgrades added, beautiful, comfortable, cozy, family-friendly home and community.
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Member since: 2012
- 1370 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6
- Queen size Beds (1) One queen in master bedroom; excellent mattress, Twin or Single Beds (1) Two twin beds in guest bedroom, excellent mattresses, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Brand new elegant futon folds into a nice comfortable bed; Couch in living area converts into queen bed, good mattress...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- 2.5 Two full baths: double sinks in bath off master suite with Shower separate from tub. Secondary bedroom has adjoining full bath with shower over tub. Main living area has a powder room wit sink and toilet. Off the carport is an enclosed hot and cold running shower. Great for getting the sand off before coming in the house. ...moreless
- I am continually taking my guest suggestions and making upgrades and new purchases to my home. In 2014 I purchased a new large gas grill (Chargriller 3001 Pro 40,800 BTU and installed new Pergo Wood flooring in the main living area. I also had the screening replaced on the back porch. (No insects while you grill or eat out) Added additional beach chairs, and always stocking more boogie boards. For older adults like myself, I now have a 3 wheel adult bike for your use with a large basket for carrying your beach stuff. Beach Berry is my only vacation home and I am most fortunate to enjoy my home with family and guests. So come on down, just bring your beach attire, flip flops and relax on Florida's best beach. ...moreless
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
- Monument View:
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
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- Covered Parking:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
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- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Coffee Maker:
Crock pot, toaster oven, blender, 2 slice toaster, waffle iron, two coffee makers, hand mixer, mixing bowls, pitchers, stove top skillets-all sizes,sauce pans-all sizes; casserole dishes, baking pans, glassware all sizes, wine glasses, pirex and glass baking pans/servers, pizza pan, china-soup bowls, salad plates, dinner plates, coffee cups, parfait glasses, lots of small utensils to include can opener, measuring cups/spoons, pizza pie cutter, spatulas, grater, cutting boards, corkscrew opener, etc....moreless
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- Ice Maker
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- Water Sports Gear:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay
Mar 1 - May 13, 2017
5 night min stay
May 14 - Sep 16, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Cleaning fee $100
- Tax Rate 12%
Rates are subject to change.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Nearby activities include water and land tours of historic Port St. Joe and Apalachicola. Tour the islands of St. George or St. Vincent National Wildlife refuge, an unspoiled island, climb to the top of the Cape's historic light house, venture out by boat or hike to the end of the Cape where the bay meets the sea. There is so much to do and see on Florida's Forgotten Coast. Escape to the Cape.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: I live in DeFuniak Springs, Fl. which is 100 miles from the Cape. I have traveled to many beautiful places, however few areas compare to the natural beauty of the Cape and Florida's Forgotten Coast. My family and friends in Northwest Florida feel this is a very special place to unwind and enjoy 'Old Florida'' the way it was before high rises and theme parks. My family has visited St. Joseph Peninsula State Park many times. In January of 2012, I had the good fortune to purchase my beautiful townhome situated in the premier community of Barrrier Dunes.It was love at first sight. I knew the time was right for me to buy my vacation home. I recently retired from education, and I plan to spend much of my time at Barrier Dunes wth family and friends. My home was in excellent condition when I purchased it. However, I have spent many hours adding the little extra touches and conveniences to make this a very special place for me, as well as, my guests.
Why the Owner Chose Port Saint Joe, FL, USA:
I knew I wanted to have a vacation home near or on the Cape. Barrier Dunes has it all--small gated community, family oriented atmosphere, tennis courts, swimming pools, club house, playground, three small lakes and one of the best beaches in the USA. Best of all, Barrier Dunes abuts St. Joseph Peninsula State Park. You are in an ocean front community and directly across the street is beautiful St. Joesph Bay. You could not ask for more.
The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
My family and friends love to fish and go scalloping. We have caught bass in Barrier Dunes ponds, whiting and pompano in the ocean surf, red fish, trout and flounder in the bay, and have scooped buckets full of bay scallops. We also like to ride our bikes on the 15 mile Peninsula bike trail, hike the trails around the 20 ft. dunes, explore the bay by kayak, or take boat trips in the bay and gulf. When the surf is up, my son is surfing. My mid-western relatives are looking foward to the well-maintained lighted tennis courts of Barrier Dunes and the St. Joseph Bay Golf Course just 15 minutes away. Evenings are spent watching the sunset, strolling the beach, and collecting shells. At Barrier Dunes you will meet new friends over a beach bonfire on a starry night. There is plenty to do within walking or bike riding distance. Just park your car, chill out, and bring your fishing gear.
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Beach Berry at Barrier Dunes: Sand, Sun and Family Time at the Beach
Fountain at the back door of Beach-Berry townhome
Lake front townhomes of Barrier Dunes
Large spacious living area, beautifully decorated
buffet, guest registration and wine bar
Reading nook and library collection
Large master bedroom tastefully decorated with queen size bed
Full master bath, double vanity, shower is separate from tub.
guest room full bath
4 adult bikes and several boogie boards for guest to enjoy
Sunset on the Cape. 5 min. walk ; Gulf of Mexico
On lake/small ocean view from 3rd floor balcony/450 ft. to ocean via boardwalk
Bug proof screening on back porch facing fountain pond
Photo from back porch. Faces west for beautiful sunsets & fountain rainbows
Dining area with new hard wood flooring
Barrier Dunes Ocean Front Pool
Bay window seat in living area; relax, read and watch the sun come up
Breakfast nook next to laundry room
Large master bedroom with futon for extra sleeping or relaxing.
Colorful guest bedroom with 2 twin bed and adjacent full bath
Enclose shower, eating area on deck adjacent to pond
Sunset at Barrier Dunes 475 steps from Beach-Berry townhome
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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