About the property
- House2368 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay4 - 7 nights
4 Bedrooms, 41/2 Baths, Heated Pool, Short Walk To Beach, Family Friendly
Our price includes everything except tax and pool heat. We are happy to offer 5% off to our military families and returning renters. Our turn day is Sunday so long weekends are possible! Located in the Plantation with 24/7 security, An Island Mooring is the perfect getaway for family, friends, or an event for up to 25. The house sleeps 10 comfortably with all bedrooms having private baths and opening to spacious, comfortable screened porches.
The well appointed kitchen will allow you to show off your culinary skills without being away from your friends as it is open to living and dining areas.
Room for two cars to park under the house and unload your luggage into new screened entry. Plenty of room to park your boat.
Built-in 2001 and redecorated in 2013, the house has large living spaces with new flat screened HD TV with cable, Netflix WiFi in the living room, BluRay DVD in every bedroom and the living room, DVD collection.
There are 3 king suites and one with two twin beds. The twin beds can be converted to a king. The queen sleeper sofa has its own half bath. The bedding is new and two new king mattresses have pillow tops and all pillows are hypo allergic. Each bedroom has a new flat screen HD TV and there are 5 BluRay DVDs (One in every bedroom and the living area).
All baths have handheld massaging shower heads and two have tubs for bathing little swimmers. There is a large laundry room with new washer and dryer.
Near the lighted, heated ($350/Wk) 12 x 32 pool there is an enclosed hot and cold shower Also there is plenty of both shaded and sunny space for entertaining. You'll have a great fish cleaning station and a park style charcoal grill.
The house is a short easy walk to the beach along a well-maintained path with no roads to cross. Enjoy our new sturdy beach cart, beach chairs, umbrella, beach towels, and toys as you play in the Gulf. Build sand castles and memories. Wet a line on the shore, charter a boat and guide, or walk to Sikes Cut for amazing fishing and breathtaking sunsets.
There is a high chair, pack n play, and lots of toys and games for all ages.
Enjoy our 2 adult complimentary bicycles to ride along the paved bike trails or go to St. Geo. Island State Park and ride the off-road trails. It has just been named the number 3 state park in the US. Rent kayaks, jet skis, sail, or power boats. You will probably see dolphins playing and perhaps one or more of our bald eagles soaring overhead. You are sure to see pelicans flying in formation and countless shorebirds. The star gazing defies description and the shelling is wonderful.
New world-class golf is only 6 miles east of Carrabelle at St. James Golf Club. Uninhabited Little St. George is a short boat ride away and offers endless shelling and bird watching.
Historic Apalachicola is a short drive away and has many fun shops, art galleries, museums, and fabulous seafood. (Several who cater.) There are fish markets in Eastpoint and on the island if you prefer to cook your own or eat at one of several great restaurants on the island.
The house is not beach front, but there is a large open space in front. The only houses in front are those on the beachfront road.
100% minus credit card fees if canceled within 90 days of confirmation unless that date is less than 90 days prior to Check-in Date.
50% if canceled 89-45 days prior to the Check-in Date.
0% if canceled less than 44 days from Check-in Date
If the property is re-rented, guest will be reimbursed accordingly whenever possible.
An Island Mooring is a great place to call home for a week or a month!
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 22, 2018
About Julie Mooring
Two brothers and their wives. One from the San Antonio, TX area and one from Rome, GA.
Julie Mooring purchased this House in 2013
Why Julie Mooring chose Plantation
Christmas of 2012, we spent time on St. George. After just a couple of days, we knew we wanted to own there. Searching tirelessly with a realtor, when we walked in this house, we immediately knew it was the one for us. It felt like home! One of the couples had owned a home on another barrier island for 10 years and knew there was nothing to compare with the pristine beaches, fabulous shells, birds, stars, wildlife, water sports, and the people. Now that we have young grandchildren, we realized that we wanted to be somewhere that is more accessible and with medical care readily available. St. George and the Plantation were exactly what we wanted.
What makes this House unique
The natural beauty of the lush tropical landscaping and no crowds drew us here.
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Wonderful family house to match a fantastic vacation
Our family spent spring break at Island Moorings and what a great experience we had! This beautifully furnished, clean and welcoming house is well positioned on a charming beach path ,3 minutes from the beach. All 4 bedrooms have comfortable beds, beautiful bathrooms and are decorated in bright Florida beach style. Each floor has a screened in porch overlooking the pool and far Gulf views & breezes. The porches were a wonderful spot for morning coffee and evening drinks! We loved the large great room and light filled kitchen.
Our kids especially enjoyed the large pool and deck. It was heated and absolutely lovely. We were VERY grateful to the owners who always got back to us promptly and gave us recommendations of favorite restaurants and things to do. Thank you for making our vacation wonderful & easy. Can’t wait to get back to beautiful St George & Island Moorings!!!
From the screened in porches to the airy ceilings the house was wonderful! It was clean, organized, accommodating, very nicely decorated. You could tell thought went into each detail of this house. The master bed was very comfortable. Each bedroom had a full bath and screened in deck to sit on. The kitchen had plenty of utensils and plates. Coffee pot was a little slow but that's only because we are used to using a Bunn coffee pot at home. There was a whole closet full of games to keep us busy during the hurricane weather and a beautiful pool to cool off from the sun when not on the beach. The Beaches were white and we were basically the only one there. Just a very short walk to the beach. We could actually see the ocean from the back balcony. This is a terrific place to spend a vacation with family or friends! Owners very good with communication. Would highly recommend! Hope to get back some day!!
Thank you so much! We try to have everything that you need in order to make your time at An Island Mooring simple, stress free, and relaxing.
We have beach towels, bikes, hairdryers, etc. on hand so that you don't have to pack so many things. We want it to be your home away from home.
We do hope you will visit with us again.
Take care, Julie
Perfect Family Vacation in the Perfect Vacation Home!!
We loved this gorgeous home from the moment we walked in!! The house is simply beautiful, inside and out – from the well-appointed interior, to the lush landscaping and surrounding vegetation. It has a large, beautiful sparkling pool, which our granddaughter stayed in most of the time, and the house is located in a quiet, semi-isolated location, midway between the ocean and bay, with plenty of privacy. The walk to the beach on the sandy path was very serene and scenic, and the beach cart made toting our items back and forth pretty much effortless. There were tons of other amenities like beach towels, pool and beach toys and other items, bicycles, and more. We thoroughly enjoyed the large screened in decks – they were perfect for relaxing, reading, morning coffee and breakfast, games/puzzles with family, and escaping direct sunlight and rain showers. They had floor to ceiling screens to help keep bugs out, and with 2 decks, there's more privacy within the group if you want. We just loved the layout of the house, and that every bedroom had direct access to the decks. It was also great that the decks were on the pool/beach side of the house where everyone was always gathered. Each bedroom also had its own bathroom, which was truly an added bonus! Our granddaughter had her own bedroom/bathroom, and was in heaven – she and her mom had sleepovers in the room with the twin beds! There's also an awesome tree swing for the kids. We collected lots of great seashells – the beaches are covered with them, and they're also teaming with wildlife – lots of different birds, crabs, sea turtles, dolphins, stingrays, and more! A very special thank you to Julie & Belinda who were really great to work with on reserving their lovely home – they made the entire process of booking and answering inquiries effortless – so easy going, prompt, friendly, and helpful in responding to anything we needed. We had the most wonderful family vacation ever, and can't wait to return!! 😎�
Thank you so much! We try our best to make it a home away from home with as many amenities as we can.
If you plan a spring or fall trip, the pool can be heated. Children think that is the best!
When you come again, we will be happy to give you a 5% discount so please do join us again soon.
Take care, Julie
Beautiful, comfortable, good location
Four adults and two children and we spent a week July 21-29, 2017. The house accommodated us perfectly. Loved that each bedroom had its own bathroom. Made showering so much easier. Grandkids (and adults too) loved the pool! Pool was well maintained even while we were there without affecting our use. Beds were nice and comfortable. Kitchen had everything we needed for cooking. Enjoyed coffee on the screened porch every single morning! The beach was a very easy walk away and just beautiful! We have stayed some places where it was quite a haul to the beach, but this was a simple, easy, short walk!! Netflix on the living room TV kept the grandkids happy all week! They were able to watch their favorite shows when they weren't in the pool. Loved having beach towels there and not having to pack any which reduced bulky packing considerably. Only two drawbacks that I would mention is not having an outdoor bathroom (toilet) for the pool. Having to make a trip upstairs, dripping wet every time you need a bathroom break is a little inconvenient, but I guess a small price to pay for such a great place. The only other thing is the limited number of bath towels and wash cloths, necessitating laundering them everyday. All in all, it was a great stay; we loved the house and St. George Plantation, as well as the island. The plantation being a gated community made us feel very safe. A terrific place to kick back and relax!! You won't regret it!
Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed our home and St. George as much as we do.
With our pool being one of the largest privately owned ones, it really is a great place to spend the day and keep cool.
The screened porches are our favorite way to start and end our time there.
We try to keep our supplies up to date and think the beach cart is one of our favorites. The Plantation keeps the pathways in great shape and it is such a short walk.
We appreciate your suggestions and will certainly consider them. We hope you will stay with us again and next time you will receive a discount.
Take care, Julie
My family had a great vacation at this property. The shaded areas kept the summer temperatures comfortable and we loved the walking path to the beach. The screened porches were great in the evening and during the evening thunder showers. The full size pool was a plus. Bike paths and walking trails were very enjoyable. However, I would recommend yard guard spray for mosquitoes.
Thank you and I'm so glad you had such a good time. The screened porches really are great places to drink coffee, eat, relax, and expand your living space. I love the downstairs one for an afternoon time to read and nap.
We agree that Yard Guard is an easy way to deter the bugs which are in Florida to stay!
Ours is a family of swimmers and we do enjoy that the pool is big enough to swim laps. Having a heater entends our swim season well into the fall and as early as April.
We do hope you will spend another vacation with us in the future.
Take care, julie
Beautiful home with convenient access to the beach.
Loved our stay at this home...very well decorated and supplied with everything needed for our comfort. Property is located in a gated community with bike trails and sidewalks just for bike riders or walking. Perfect family vacation...definitely will return for another visit in the future.
I'm so glad you had such a good time. We really enjoy not having to cross any streets to get to the beach. Walking and biking are even more relaxing because of the 24/7 security at The Plantation.
St. George is the perfect place for families and friends to relax and celebrate!
We certainly hope you will your crew and stay at An Island Mooring again.
Take care, Julie
The Forgotten Coast is exactly that. Quiet and peaceful with lots to do but with a relaxing feel and no crowds. Florida's oldest seafood festival is Nov 1st and so much fun. The March Chili Cook Off is a must. Art is very important to the Apalachicola community with a huge Plein Air Festival in May. There is always something to do, but only if you want to!
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