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Spectacular Gulf-Front Cottage Located On Beautiful White-Sand Beach

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Cottage Directly On Private, (Sleeps 4) White-Sand Beach

Completely renovated Gulf-front/beach-front cottage allows you to rest or play as much as you want and literally get away from it all. Enjoy spectacular sunsets from the screened porch that will make you feel like you're on a luxury cruise ship plying the tropics. Walk the beach from one end to the other collecting sea shells or swimming or sunbathing.

The home is smartly and comfortably furnished. The bathroom allows you to take a shower while looking out to the Gulf and beach. Bedroom furniture is relaxing and new. Prepare meals in the kitchen while gazing out to the Gulf and sparkling white-sand beach or while visiting with family on the screened porch or in the living room.

Home is a perfect get-away for major holidays or an FSU football game. Or drop a child off at an FSU camp while you and your spouse stay a week at the beach! The cottage is great for a family of four or two couples. Relax and do nothing but watch dolphins and walk the beach or fish or jet ski or play golf nearby or go antiquing at nearby towns (Carrabelle, Crawfordville, Apalachicola) and of course, come to eat the best and freshest seafood in the world!

More Details

Property Manager
Chris
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Chris

Was first introduced to Alligator Point by local friends from Tallahassee in the mid-1990's and have been coming to Alligator Point every year since for the Memorial Day Weekend Captain Jack Fishing Tournament that is held at the Alligator Point Marina. By the way, you must visit the End Of The World Oasis at Alligator Point Marina and have a deep fried Grouper sandwich -- the absolute best! And if you catch it, they'll even fry it up fresh!

Chris purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Chris chose Florida Main North West

Because of my familiarity with Alligator Point and the many good times I've had here, decided to finally buy a home. After visiting several homes, all it took was one time out on the screened porch of my cottage to know that this was the place. I always feel like I'm right over the Gulf when sitting on the screened porch. And not only are the sunsets spectacular, but nights with a full moon are also just as stunning!

What makes this cottage unique

The views of the gulf and the beach are priceless not to mention the times that I've been able to sit on the screened porch sipping my favorite beverage and actually watch dolphins swim almost onto the beach as they feed in the very shallow water. Absolutely beautiful!

Amenities

Alligator Point Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom is fully furnished with the following: 1. Combination shower and bath tub 2. Plenty of towels 3. Roomy counter and cabinet space for toiletry items 4. Toilet paper and Kleenex 5. Bar soap and hand soap 6. Cleaning supplies and paper towels 7. Plunger 8. Plenty of space in shower for toiletry items 9. Removable shower head with adjustable settings 10.Window that allows a view of the gulf and white sand beach while showering
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both bedrooms have the following: 1. Closets with linens and extra pillows 2. Ceiling fans 3. Nightstands with reading lamps 4. Dresser for unpacking clothes 5. Living room has a large sectional sofa; inside of sofa is a queen-sized pullout bed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
If you're looking for "Old Florida" and something "off the beaten path" with a terrific beach and no crowds then Alligator Point is the place!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.818182 based on 44 reviews
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Most relaxing vacation we have ever taken.

  • 4 of 5

We had the best time. It was the most relaxing vacation we have ever taken. My husband enjoyed being able to fish right out side the house. The beach was so secluded. That was exactly what we were looking for. Enjoyed every thing about it. Even the night we lost power. We will definitely be back

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Relax at the beach

  • 5 of 5

If you want to be close to the water and sand this is the place. The porch is the next best thing. A chaise would be great for a nap on the porch. Awesome views. House is well equipped has everything you will need for your stay. Had no problems. A great place.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Peaceful, serene, God's beauty all around.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! The owner has a real gem here. They have every thing you could ever want here at this rental house. All the necessities were provided. You are right on the beach. Peaceful and quite place. You feel like you have you own long stretch of beach in front of you and to each side of you. At low tide you can venture down to the right side our the renal and go out on the sandbar and find lots of shells and sand dollars and coral. The dolphins come right up to the front of the rental and play every morning early. It rained our last morning there and we got to see the most amazing Double Rainbow!!! Would recommend this to anyone. Great dealing with Chris. He made sure our stay was comfortable and he answered all the questions I had (with patience and understanding) before our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice and clean!

  • 4 of 5

Stay was good property was nice and very clean.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very peaceful and secluded

  • 5 of 5

I personally loved the seclusion and owner and staff very helpful.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

So many thoughtful touches....I loved it... can't wait to go again!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
42.1 Miles
Tallahassee Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
8.4 Miles
Angelo & Son's Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Golf
18.6 Miles
St. James Bay Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
8.4 Miles
Angelo & Son's Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Beach
In front of rental property
Car: necessary

Located just South of Tallahassee, Alligator Point is a non-commercial beach made up of single family vacation homes. There are no commercial enterprises(other than the marina) on the peninsula. Most the time you feel like you have a private beach all to yourself. It's like taking a step back in time.

There is ample wildlife to observe, miles of beach to explore and close to restaurants and shopping. The fishing is great right off the beach or on any number of charter boats in nearby Panacea or Carrabelle. It is adjacent to a State Park and federal wildlife area with picnic areas and hiking trails. Also, Wakulla Springs State Park, the Panacea Gulf Aquarium and the pre-Civil War port town of Apalachicola are all terrific day trips.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Insurance $99

1. Rentals are Saturday (check-in: 3pm) to Saturday (check-out: 10am)
2. 50% of rental fee due at booking/other 50% due no later than 30 days before check in
3. Reservations cancelled less than 30 days prior to check-in will forfeit all rental fees
4. $250 refundable security deposit due at booking
5. $75 Cleaning Fee added to all reservations
6. 9% sales tax due on rental amount only

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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