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- Minimum stay:3-8 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
( Before I get carried away if you want to book with me send me an email first as I don't keep the calendar updated consistentlay. ) There is an online booking fee if you want to book this way. I will wave the fee if we do the booking over the phone or by email. Last year Ryan and his group won the crown of Scalloping King. He and his group gathered 170 gallons of scallops and were even selective throwing out scallops of insufficient size to harvest later. He donated a quart bag to the author and they taste like fried butter. Enough said. They were goooood!!!!! Another group came equipped with several small tools made from 3/4" electrical conduit. They proceeded to harvest any stingrays in site. This is where the tool comes in. It was used to punch out the meat from the back of the stingray. They fried the round stingray meat up with the skin on and after cooking the skin fell away from the meat. If I was eating stingray mixed in with some store bought scallops I would not have known the difference. This was plain good eating and much easier than collecting scallops. So if you like spears, gigs, harpoons and fishing arrows stingrays are a fun target to go for and they aren't regulated. These critters compete for the scallops anyhow. The next best kept secret to stingray is shark. Besides the stingray it is the cleanest fish to catch and clean. Personally I go out with a hack saw. I hold it by the tail belly up off the side of the boat and cut the body in half just behind the anus. This tail section is all meat with center cartilage. I continue cutting one - 1.5 inch steaks off the tail section and these go on ice. No messing with fillet knives, blood or guts. No need to remove the skin it falls off once cooked. Put these on the grill brushed with olive oil along with lemon and your favorite seasoning and in no time you will have a real delicacy. Even people who don't like fish would like this. Eats like a real tender pork chop. If you are taking Chondroitin for Arthritis, the shark cartilage in the shark steak is the very same thing ground up inside the Chondroitin pill that costs $25 a bottle. This year nobody came to fish off the dock but the year before 2 redfish and 10 trout were caught from the dock during a week in April and 2 sightings of eagles swooping down to pick up trout have been witnessed by guests sitting on the back porch. One report of a 6' tarpon swimming under dock occurred in May. (Note: I do not keep up with the calender so inquire about a period you are interested in.)
The home is 50 feet from the edge of the bay with a beach access park directly across the street 500 yards from the home. Inside are new furnishing including tournament quality billiard table, internet streaming for viewing netflix and other internet services on upstairs and downstairs TVs, patio furniture seating for 8 persons on the screened porch, new living area sofa, wicker recliner, and an elevated game table with four raised chairs ideal for cards and board games. Play pool, ping pong, bumper pool, basketball, bike ride, fish from the dock, play cards, board games, enjoy surround sound stereo using your Iphone connected to stereo, connect to wireless internet. The home has central heat and air and plenty of room to spread out. Most people comment on how cool the home is when they first enter. 500 yards from the home is the sugar white sands of Cape San Blas Beach. Enjoy the sunrise over the bay and watch the sunset on the beach. The stars are exceptionally bright when viewed from the back deck of the home. My favorite nightscape is the full moon rising over the bay. Linens and towels are provided as an option so send an email to book the home and arrange for the linen and towel option.
The bay is viewable from each bed in the house. A 500 ft dock is a few steps from the home. A managed pristine environment of live oaks, palms, sea oats and sago palms surround the home.
2 upstairs bedrooms have king size beds. and 2 bedrooms downstairs one with 2 double beds, a single and optional trundle. The other has the walk in shower, king bed, single bed and optional trundle for extra guests. Each bedroom has a private bathroom with shower. To see more video of the home and the surrounding area visit bobzio com.
The main floor living area has TV and DVD player. Attached to the main floor living room is a large kitchen with stove, oven, counter top oven, full size frig with ice maker, microwave, dishwasher, blender, toaster, coffee maker, pots, pans, cups silverware and cooking utensils. Off of the kitchen is a screened porch with patio table and 8 chairs. The washer and dryer are hidden away on the screened porch. Each room has cable TV and WiFi access. Bring your IPod and plug into the stereo. A large handicap accessible shower is located on the main floor. The home is unique in that there are no steps from your car into the home. The Grandparents can stay on the ground floor and not have to navigate any steps.
There is parking for 3 vehicles. Boat trailers can be parked close to the property entrance on a private paved road set aside for trailer parking.
The home is a monolithic concrete dome. The concrete adds extra protection and energy efficiency. Amenities include wifi, tv, dvd player, stereo, central heat and air conditioning. Upstairs has the entertainment area with CD stereo, Cable TV and billiard table. On the back porch overlooking the bay is a ping pong table, weight lifting bench with weights, bumper pool table and patio table with seating for 4. A propane fireplace is located on the main floor great for long winter nights.
Bring a boat or kayak for scalloping, fishing and recreation. If no boat plenty of fish can still be caught from the dock. Try throwing a cast netting for mullet from the dock. A favorite activity is spear or bow fishing for mullet as they swim under the dock. Floundering at night is an activity for those seeking some adventure. Depending on time of year an eagle or bobcat may be spotted close to the home. Want to learn to fish the bay? Captain Hal Tarpley will pick you up from the bayrock 1 dock and take you out for a day fishing or scalloping.
The Bayrock experience is serene, peaceful and private. Here birds are singing, bikes can be ridden on the 12 mile bike path, snorkeling in the bay for scallops, windsurf in the bay and shelling on the beaches.
Golf and tennis are a short 12 minute drive away at St Joe Country Club . Horseback riding on the beach starts at the beginning of the cape Road. Freshwater fishing is a 30 minute drive at Lake Wimico via depot creek or white city.
The cape bike path runs into the St Joseph State Park from the beginning of the cape road about 12 miles.
Inquire about para-sailing, waverunner and pontoon boat rental. Kayaks and bikes can be rented just a short distance away. The owner will deliver to the home for your convenience.
For a list of places to eat and area attractions go to visitgulf dot com for all the local information
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Member since: 2012
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- 4 bathrooms each with shower, toilet, sink and walkin closets
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine
- Ice Maker
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 29 - Feb 17, 2017
4 night min stay
Dec 18 - Dec 25, 2016
8 night min stay
New Years Week
Dec 26 - Jan 2, 2017
8 night min stay
Spring (group of 6)
Feb 18 - Apr 21, 2017
3 night min stay
Late Spring (group of 8)
Apr 22 - May 19, 2017
4 night min stay
Summer (group of 6)
May 20 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay
July 4th (group of 8)
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay
Scallop (group of 8)
Jul 8 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay
Late Summer (group of 8)
Aug 12 - Sep 8, 2017
4 night min stay
Fall (group of 8)
Sep 9 - Oct 28, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Online Booking fee $500 + tax
- Pet Fee $100 + tax
- Per extra person $100 + tax
- Per pet fee $100 + tax
- cleaning $100 + tax
- linen/towels provided $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 12%
Inquire by email about partial weeks, multiple weeks and how to save online booking fee. Weekly price based on group size. Add $100 to weekly price for each person over the group rate even if staying only one night. If you bring a pet or extra persons without approval you risk forfeiture of your rental fee. Weeks run from Saturday to Saturday. Formula for partial weeks is the weekly rate divided by 5 to arrive at a daily rate. Refund of deposit less $75 cancellation fee is guaranteed if notice given prior to 90 days of arrival date. Cancellations less than 90 days before arrival date refunds provided based on rerenting the period reserved less cancellation fee.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Best location on Cape San Blas to take advantage of the Bay and the Beach. Vacationers using Bayrock can walk to the beach 500 meters, fish on the private dock, snorkel in the bay, have a boat tied to the dock, ride a bike to the stores and restaurants or enjoy the wonderful bay view from the porches. The location is private, serene and beautiful. There is not another property with the same logistical advantages.
Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: My dream was to build a futuristic indestructible earth friendly home. The dream was acted on in 1995 and completed in 1998. The home uses half the energy of a conventional home of similar size. The interior space is open and inviting. The surrounding area has been managed in a manner keeping the natural and pristine qualities in tact.
Why the Owner Chose Port Saint Joe, FL, USA:
The location of this home is the most ideal among all Cape San Blas Properties. The bay access is the deepest for boating from the dock. The beach access park is directly across the street with a large state property park that goes some 2000 feet making the beach very secluded. The water is clear and pristine with plenty of wildlife. If you want to be surrounded by natural beauty and solitude then this is the best choice and still be able to visit all the modern restaurants, stores and beaches.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Most unique benefit of vacationing at Bayrock is the serenity, abundance of birdlife and opportunity to spot an eagle, see a bobcat walk by, fish from the dock, see porpoises at the beach, catch tarpin in the bay or do nothing at all. The Cape is a sanctuary for wildlife. Oh yes the Cape Palms Park beach access park is directly across the street.
- Primary: +1 7852629436 accepts voice message
Links to more information:
View from deck. The water is 50 feet from the house
Bayview in Morning
Second downstairs bedroom with double, single and trundle
Handicap Shower on first floor, no steps to navigate from parking to shower/bed
2nd upstairs bedroom with king bed overlooking water sunrise & sunset from bed
Moon rise over St Joseph Bay view from Bayrock deck
Fish caught during summer 2012 from St Joe Bay (trout, blues and flounders)
Screened porch next to kitchen entrance seats 8 ideal for cookouts view of bay
Kitchen bar and living area on main floor, handicap accessible
Porch overlooking bay and dock
Kitchen bar, stove/oven, a countertop oven and cooking untensils charcoal grill
Compitition Billiard Table
Beach across the street Bayrock 1
Bayrock 1 Cape San Blas Vacation Rental with more photos on bobzio.com
Second Down Stairs bedroom with single, trundle, double bed and handicap shower
Desk for computer use & wifi access in upstairs gaming/entertainment area
Basketball and Parking area Parking for 2 cars up the hill on left 1 car here
King Bed in Main Floor Bedroom with Walkin Shower
Kitchen with dishwasher, 3 section sink and bar stools
Porch overlooking bay with ping pong, bumper pool, bench press, patio furniture
King Bed Upstairs with view of water
Washer and dryer on porch with table for folding clothes
Upstairs Gameroom and entertainment center
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Sunday, December 04, 2016
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