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Beach front! HotTub, All Bedrooms are Suites, Pool Table, Foos Ball, Bikes, more

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury beach front home. 3 BRs; 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 8. Private Game Room. Hot Tub

Serendipity is a beach front home with a hot tub, pool table and foos ball table! A unique beach house experience!

'ser•en•dip•i•ty: good luck in discovering unexpected things'

When you enter Serendipity you will indeed feel that you are lucky to find a house on St. George Island that is so welcoming and comfortable. Your family and friends will enjoy this meticulously maintained, beautiful beach front home with many amenities, full private game room, hot tub and hot and cold outdoor shower.

Serendipity has one of the largest outdoor decks on the beach with plenty of rockers and outdoor seating to enjoy the view of the Gulf. It is located near a park and restaurants so you can enjoy the local lifestyle. Being the first house gives you a perfect view of the newly constructed 79' St. George Lighthouse and additional views of the Gulf. As well as views of the sunset!

The house has 3 bedrooms and 3 ½ bathrooms. Each bedroom has an attached full bathroom, flat screen TV and fabulous views! The kitchen has new appliances and is fully equipped. The living area has a TV, DVD, free movies, and a Playstation 2. The “outside” game room is enclosed for privacy. It features a large hot tub with a view of the gulf, pool table and foos ball for hours of fun and relaxation. The house also features a stereo/CD player, free wireless Internet, outdoor hot and cold shower, bicycles and beach gear.

The boardwalk, just off the back deck, provides instant access to one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Serendipity will provide the exquisite vacation you want every year. Swim with the dolphins, fish, or just recline on the white, sugary sand. When you're done with the beach, enjoy the outdoor hot/cold shower and prepare the day's catch on the park-style charcoal grill.

In summary, Serendipity is pet friendly beach house with private game room, hot tub, large decks, plenty of outdoor seating, fully equipped kitchen, WiFi and amazing views.

Visit Serendipity on your next vacation, you will be glad you did!

More Details

Tom and Lucinda
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 14, 2017

About Tom and Lucinda

Hello and thank you for looking at our beach house!

We live in Miami, Fl but enjoy spending time on the laid back island of St. George. we also enjoy time in Tennessee at our cabins. Tom grew up in in Switzerland and Lucinda grew up in New York state. We are active people that like to travel to unique places - together we have traveled to 5 continents (hoping to hit all 7!) We were exploring the Florida Panhandle when we happened upon St. George Island and fell in love with the tranquil beaches. We enjoy all the beach activities, great weather and friendly people. We hope you enjoy Serendipity and the island as much as we do.

Tom and Lucinda purchased this house in 2012

Why Tom and Lucinda chose St. George Island

We always wanted a house on the beach but not in a congested area. When we found St. George Island, we knew this was it. The house has wonderful views from all corners of the decks and inside. We are just a few steps to the beach which is the perfect location for us! We love the convenience of walking to restaurants and small shops and being away from the noisy city. Serendipity has everything we wanted including great recreational activities year round, delicious restaurants, nice people and small town feel.

What makes this house unique

We really liked the idea that Serendipity had the space for a game room. Our family and friends like to do things together and this house is perfect for that. With the pool table, foosball, bikes, games and hot tub, we enjoys time together. The private game room is a unique feature that kids of all ages will enjoy!

Guestbook comments from the owner

S Sea gulls, seashells, sunrises/sunsets

E Entertainment room with hot tub and table games

R Rest and relaxation

E Extended deck with heavy outdoor furniture

N No need for a car

D Dog friendly (Boomer, our cocker spaniel, had a great time!)

I Island living at its best

P Pool table, porpoises, pelicans

I Ice cold beer

T Tangerine deck chairs, turtles, tanning

Y You will love SGI and Serendipity! We can't wait to return!
May 2014
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Gulf Beaches House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Attached to bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Attached to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Attached to bedroom 3
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , on living level
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower , Outdoor hot and cold shower
  • Every bedroom has en suite bathroom, half bath on living level, shower and sink in the private game room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Attached full bathroom, TV and deck access
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Attached full bathroom and TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Attached full bathroom and TV
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , in living room. Half bath on this level
  • 2 King size beds, 1 Queen size Bed, 1 Queen sleeper sofa
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Adult and children's bikes; outdoor games (jarts, horseshoes, paddle ball, pail, shovels, etc); beach chairs; beach umbrellas; hot and cold outdoor shower, outdoor sink; board games; puzzles; alarm clocks; hair dryers; make-up mirror; pack and play; dog crate


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(64 traveler reviews)

Beach front! HotTub, All Bedrooms are Suites, Pool Table, Foos Ball, Bikes, more
average rating of 4.859375 based on 65 reviews
We live in Waukesha WI, in a home on 4 acres of woods.

Two couples from Wisconsin had a great visit, with incredible weather.

  • 5 of 5

The location, spacious decks and oceanfront access made this a delightful 10 day stay. We have been coming for more than a dozen years to the Island but this is our first renting from Tom and Lucinda. They are very pleasant to deal with and responsive to needs. we arrived to find a broken dining room chair and it was replaced the next morning. The hot tub was a pleasant relaxing evening treat. There are a lot of steps, the third floor bedroom was tough on one of our guests.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jim We are glad you had a good time at Serendipity and it's setting and amenities. We are looking forward to have you back at The Blue Marlin in March Thank you again for staying at Serendipity Tom + Lucinda
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Fantastic views right on the beach!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our Spring Break at Serendipity. Tom and Lucinda were easy to work with and very responsive. The proximity of the playground, basketball court and lighthouse is a real plus for families with younger children. The house was clean and had all the necessary items. The view from either deck is as advertised. My only negative comment would be the room set up. The beds are a bit bulky for the size of the rooms and it may make sense to have two sets of bunk beds in the upstairs bedroom so you can comfortably fit two families of 4. Overall, a relaxing vacation on a beautiful beach with very nice accommodations. Certainly a lot more value than 30A.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Doug We are glad that you enjoyed Serendipity, the location, amenities and the area. We like to provide all the amenities that guests (young and old) will enjoy such as game room, hot tub, bikes, beach gear, beach towels and a well equipped kitchen. We agree that the location is prime- close to everything and great views. Sleeping arrangements are very much a personal preference. The majority of our guests like the comfortable king and queen beds being they are more comfortable than smaller beds. Being all the bedrooms have attached bathrooms, it is a great house for several couples as well as multi generational families where 3 bedrooms with normal beds are required. Bunk beds are not practical or comfortable for all ages and would not work well at Serendipity. We do have bunk beds in several of our properties, where it makes sense. We appreciate your comments and hope you will contact us again for future vacations. We may be able to suggest another one of our properties that may fit your sleeping arrangements better. Warm regards, Tom and Lucinda
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great location and great lodging

  • 5 of 5

What a great spot! The landlords are amazing and anything needing attention was attended to. The view is awesome, right on the beach - and I think the St George Island beach is as good as any beach I have ever been on. I walked it at 7:00 for sunrise and at 6:30 for sunset. This unit you can see both sunset and sunrise from the deck. Again, awesome. It is close to town, right by the park next to the lighthouse. It is attractively decorated and has lots of amenities (hot tub, bikes, beach towels and chairs, kitchen things). You can walk to pizza, ice cream, for a drink, and for seafood or bbq - all the essentials! I will feel very comfortable booking again.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Renie Thank you for your kind words and spot on description of Serendipity. We hope to welcome you back next year. Tom + Lucinda
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Wonderful vacation in St George Island!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! The house was in a nice location, accessible to everything, and the view was spectacular!!!. The house was well equipped and very comfortable. The game room with pool table, foosball and hot tub was a great bonus that set this property apart. Thanks for sharing your wonderful vacation home with us and our pets!

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Erin Thank you for staying at Serendipity! We are so happy that you enjoyed St. George Island and all the amenities we have at the house. We hope you will stay at one of our Florida or Tennessee homes again. Happy New Year!! Warm regards, Tom and Lucinda
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This is an ideal place to stay. Right on the water, in the center of the community.

  • 5 of 5

It is located next to the light house and is equipped to accommodate 6 or more people. A full bath with each of the 3 bedrooms, filled with every amenity you could possibly need. Quiet and spacious and easy quick access to the beach! It is close to Apalachicola with so many lovely shops and businesses of a real historic and authentic "old Florida" community. This is a perfect get away in the most prestiene environment you can imagine!

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Mary Ann Thank you for staying at Serendipity! We are so happy that you enjoyed St. George Island and our home. We love the location of Serendipity and try to provide all the amenities our guests would enjoy. The Forgotten Coast is a great pace to relax and enjoy the beautiful Florida Coast! Happy New Year!! Warm regards, Tom and lucinda
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Relax and Enjoy

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Serendipity was wonderful. Plenty of comfortable deck furniture, quiet and surprisingly private even though close to neighbor and public access to beach. Views were fantastic. Near all island restaurants and shops. Bedrooms, bathrooms and living room were clean and very comfortable, kitchen was well stocked with all that you need (if you decide to cook). Lots of stairs so if that is an issue this home may not be for you. My friend and I have been visiting SGI for a girls week for several years. We usually try a different beach house each year, but we hope to return to Serendipity next year. It was that great.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Sharon We are glad you liked Serendipity. The location is great with everything in walking distance. Our other 4 houses are all one story houses (still on stilts though) and are just under a mile from the island Center We hope t see you back next year Tom + Lucinda
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Nearest Airport
76 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Harry A's
Nearest Golf
29.5 Miles
St. James Bay Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Blue Parrot Ocean Front Cafe
Nearest Beach
St. George Island
Car: recommended

79' tall St. George Lighthouse- explore its property and climb its 92 stairs. Sea Oats Art Gallery-features works by local artists. St. George Island State Park - 2,023-acre state park


Rates & Availability

Gulf Beaches House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 20 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
July 4 week 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
August 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Labor Day week 2017
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 6 2017
5 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 7 2017 - Nov 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
Nov 4 2017 - Nov 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Early December
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
January 2018
Jan 4 2018 - Jan 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
February 2018
Feb 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
Early spring break 2018
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 9 2018
5 night minimum stay
Spring Break 2018
Mar 10 2018 - Apr 13 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Apr 14 2018 - May 25 2018
5 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
May 26 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
July 4th week 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Later summer 2018
Aug 11 2018 - Aug 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
Labor Day week 2018
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
Early Fall 2018
Sep 6 2018 - Nov 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
November 2018
Nov 3 2018 - Nov 16 2018
4 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 25 2018
5 night minimum stay
Early winter 2018
Nov 26 2018 - Dec 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
Holidays 2018
Dec 14 2018 - Jan 3 2019
5 night minimum stay
January 2019
Jan 4 2019 - Jan 31 2019
5 night minimum stay
February 2019
Feb 1 2019 - Feb 28 2019
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Booking $45
Pet Fee $65 + Tax
Cleaning $145 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

25% deposit for all stays.
Monthly rates are 4 weeks (28 days)
Maximum guests is 8. We allow up to 2 dogs with prior approval. Pet fee will be applied.
Please be advised: The "Instant Quote" feature offered is sometimes not accurate for extended stays. For an exact quote, please email or call us.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
Must be 25 to rent this property
Please check with us if would like to check in on a holiday. Some holidays are not eligible for check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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