Palms and Pines - Beachfront Cottage with Serene View of Dog Island(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms + Living Room (Queen-sized pull-out sofa bed), 3 Baths (Sleeps 8)
Built in 1932, our home was once utilized as housing for family members of soldiers stationed at Camp Gordon Johnston, a WWII amphibious military training facility. It has been in our family for 5 generations.
Our home’s amenities include: morning coffee and beautiful sunsets from our large deck overlooking the gulf, the sound of seagulls and of waves lapping the shore, dolphin watching, shore fishing, flounder gigging, and crabbing, swimming and snorkeling in protected waters, long walks at low tide, star-gazing at night, the occasional manatee sighting, and a well-stocked bookshelf. This beach home is the place for you if you desire a getaway from your usual fast-paced lifestyle, in an old-timey Florida setting. There are two bedrooms and baths upstairs and an additional bedroom and bath downstairs. The downstairs also boasts a full kitchen and rec room with billiards/ping pong table. There is a television upstairs and down, and we offer WiFi for those who feel a need to remain 'connected'.
Other features of the surrounding area include:
Tate’s Hell Nature Trail, the historic Carrabelle Lighthouse and Museum, Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum, Dog Island ferry excursions, charter fishing, glass-bottom boat rides at Wakulla Springs, Panacea's Gulf Specimen Marine Lab (with touch pools for children), and a variety of local seafood eateries. Located about an hour’s drive from Tallahassee, and only twenty minutes from St. George Island and Apalachicola, this retreat can be tailored to your own adventurous spirit. Come and discover the true meaning of “The Forgotten Coast”.
Some of the annual events found in the local area include:
October: Low Country Boil in Port St. Joe
November: Apalachicola Seafood Festival
December: Carrabelle Holiday on the Harbor & Boat Parade of Lights
January: Apalachicola Oyster Cook-off
February: Low Country Boil in Port St. Joe
March: St. George Island Chili Cook-off.
April: Carrabelle River Front Festival
April: Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin' Festival and Grunter's Ball
May: Panacea Blue Crab Festival
June: Big Bend Salt Water Classic Fishing Tournament.
July: Local Fire Works on 4th
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Member since: 2012
- 2200 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
At 'Palms and Pines' children of all ages are encouraged to enjoy the wonders of beach exploration and play. Chase ghost and fiddler crabs. Catch tree frogs or lightning bugs. Build sandcastles and forts. Wade in tidal pools while observing and touching sea life. Fish from shore and swim in protected waters....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Other Amenities Provided Include: Convenient Clothesline for Air Drying Wet Bathing Suits and Towels, Outdoor Shower Station (for quick rinse and cool down), Beach Chairs, Beach Umbrella with Sand Spike, Rolling Ice Chest, Binoculars for Bird and Dolphin-watching, Outdoor Volleyball and Badminton Set....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Ping Pong Table
- Pool Table
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
- Linens Provided:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 9%
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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About: Here I am in my father's arms, along with other family members, representing 3 out of 5 generations who have enjoyed lazy days at Carrabelle Beach. This photo was taken at Palms and Pines in 1963. So many memories! I am a first grade teacher, living in Mobile, Alabama, but am still making memories at our beach house with family and friends.
Why Carrabelle, FL, USA:
I inherited this property in 1983. Because it has been in our family for 5 generations, it harbors a sense of warmth and continuity. Our home has evolved over the years, and offers the modern conveniences one would expect. The decor is simple, yet comfortable. What it may lack in sophistication is compensated for in character and charm.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The most unique aspect of 'Palms and Pines' is its secluded and almost completely private location. Carrabelle Beach remains virtually untouched, yet has proximity to many areas of interest and diversity. The area is teeming with wildlife, much of which can be observed without even leaving the deck!
- Primary: +1 8509330066 Ask for Nan or Janalyn.
- Fax: +1 8506975301
Links to more information:
Our Backyard- Solitude at the Beach (Looking West)
Full Moon Rising
Enjoy a cool beverage while sitting on the deck.
Dining with a View
Well Stocked Kitchen
Living Room with Sleeper Sofa
Ensuite Master Bath with Tub and Shower
Guest Bath with Shower and Separate Entrance from Upstairs Foyer
Downstairs Game Area
Downstairs Bath with Shower
Sideyard for Boat-Parking
Florida Room Serenity
Nestled Within the Palms and Pines
Spectacular panoramic View from our Large Deck
Rinse your feet or take a shower for quick cool down after fun at the beach!.
Florida Room seating
Upstairs Kitchen, Overlooking Living Area
Upstairs Guest Room and Bath
Downstairs Livng Area with Kitchen
Virtually Untouched Sugar-white Sand (Looking East)
Full moon at low tide
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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