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STARDUST VILLA Great Gulf Views. all 5 Star reviews!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Completely updated property with all new appliances!

This property was purchased by our family the summer of 2012 as a Florida vacation home. This 3BR, 3BA, 2200 square foot home has been updated with all new high-end Electrolux stainless steel appliances, new Samsung steam washer and dryer, new leather couch, new pottery barn and west elm furniture, as well as all new bath fixtures, mattresses, linens, and towels. You will love the easy care tile floors through out most of the home. Our home offers sweeping Gulf views from every room of the house. The home has a beautiful private pool that can be heated upon request.

Three beach bikes, boogie boards, folding beach chairs, beach towels, beach mats, beach bags, a beach cart, beach umbrellas, inflatable beach rafts, beach/pool toys and a small cooler are included.

There is an outdoor shower, a charcoal grill, and outdoor fish cleaning table.

We also offer 4 new LCD TVs with DirecTV, a DVD player, stereo, IPOD docks in each bedroom, wireless internet access, and a direct phone line for complimentary local/long distance calling. An AT&T microcell will provide better cell phone coverage for AT&T cell phone users.

This 1st tier property is right on the bike path and is only 100 steps from the beach with easy boardwalk access. The house has three bedrooms, each with private bath: one king bedroom, one bedroom with two queen beds, and one bedroom with two twin beds (the twin beds can convert into a king bed with advance notice). The home can easily accommodate up to 8 people.

More Details

Jim Whitlatch
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Jim Whitlatch

My wife and I purchased this property the spring of 2012 and since that time we have been working hard to bring it up to our high standards and to make it a special place for our family, friends, and renters. The home has been painted, carefully furnished, and we have added many special touches to make it a place for our family to enjoy! We are from Bloomington, Indiana and we have three children ages 18, 22, and 25. We plan to rent this property when we are not using it, but we plan to use it as often as we can get to St. George Island.

Jim Whitlatch purchased this house in 2012

Why Jim Whitlatch chose Plantation

St. George Island is exactly what we have been looking for in a Florida home. We wanted a private, natural, unspoiled area without high rises or crowds. The Forgotten Coast and the Plantation on St. George Island meet our requirements perfectly.

What makes this house unique

Our home is two short blocks (easy walking distance) from the community pool, work-out room, and tennis courts.

This home is near Sikes Cut for those interested in fishing.

The home is in a very private and natural setting with more than 12 palm trees and numerous sand oaks.


Plantation House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ensuite bath, deck, sitting area, walk-in closet, hairdryer.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Bedroom is upstairs; includes ensuite bath, sitting area.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , (2) Twins convert to King; ensuite bath, TV, deck, closet
  • (1) King bed (downstairs), (2) Queen Beds (upstairs), (2) Twin or Single Beds (downstairs). *Note: 2 twin beds can convert to a king bed with advance notice. Each bedroom has a new flat screen TV with DirecTV.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Three beach bikes are included with this rental


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STARDUST VILLA Great Gulf Views. all 5 Star reviews!
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews
Huntington Mills, PA

A Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Stardust Villa is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy the warmth of the sun and the sounds of the surf hitting the shore. Jim and Ann have gone out of their way to make sure their guests enjoy the time they spend at their lovely rental. From bikes to beach towels, they've thought of everything!

A truly beautiful place to spend any leisure time.....

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. Marys, Georgia

WOW!! Perfect get-a-way!!

  • 5 of 5

This house is equipped with absolutely the very best. It is 1 block from the beach, the bike oath is in the backyard and EVERYTHING needed for a great week-end is there. When we arrived there was fresh ground coffee and Spanish wine in a basket. Every possible appliance is included. The towels and linens are as fresh and soft as I have every had at a hotel. The decks, the pool and the grill make it perfect!!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent property in a very nice area. Everything is exactly as stated!

  • 5 of 5

We came to the island for a wedding. This is a perfect place to stay and relax!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Panama City, Fl

The way the VRBO experience is meant to be....

  • 5 of 5

Our wonderful trip began on a positive note when I contacted the owner to get information.Jim was prompt, helpful, and made the reservation process simple. There were no extra fees and everything was disclosed upfront. Once we arrived, we were thrilled to find out that our beach house exceeded expectations! The home was immaculate and very up to date. The pool was wonderful ! We enjoyed all the outside accessories and seating areas. This was a wonderfully equipped beach house that included every piece of kitchenware/cooking gadget to laundry detergent and blow dryers. Really, they have thought of everything! The location was AWESOME, just a quick walk to the sand. And the views from inside are amazing! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful hide-away home with all the extras

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfully relaxing vacation with friends. We hardly saw any others on the beach. We enjoyed great weather by the pool and the home was perfect. Three bedrooms, each with their own baths was great for three couples and the kitchen was roomy with everything we needed. Highly recommend this home for a get away!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay! Home is beautiful, clean, and extremely well-furnished! Others have said it, but it is so true... they have thought of everything! Plenty of beach towels, chairs, and even beach toys for kids. The private pool is wonderful and well-maintained. Beach access is only a quick and easy walk. It's truly a great home and I hope to bring my family here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Private Landing strip 2 mi, Tallahasee, Panama Cty
Car: recommended

Our home is in the private, gated community of The Plantation on St. George Island. St. George Island is a beautiful, pristine 22 mile long barrier island with white sandy beaches. Half of the island is Dr. Julian G. Bruce State Park which was voted the best state park in Florida. In 2012, St. George State Park beach was voted one of the 10 best beaches in the United States and was a backdrop for the Sports Illustrated swimsuit photo shoot. Enjoy an outdoor paradise away from high rise hotels and crowds. St George Island offers excellent fishing, restaurants, shelling, water sports, biking, and relaxation. Visit the nearby quaint historic town of Apalachicola. The nearest airports are Tallahassee and Panama City.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

At peak season, Saturday at 4 PM to Saturday at 10 am EST. Mid-November and January and February $1900 per week. Winter Holiday weeks (Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year) $2400 per week. Fall (late August to end of October $2500) March to Mid April $2800 per week. Mid-April to Mid May $2400 per week. End of May to Mid-August $2900.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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