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Fall Sale $2500 taxes included*Huge 6 Bd/7 B*Views* Pool*Elevator*Sleeps 14

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Half Baths1
Space 3,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Family Home*6 Bdrms & 7 Baths*Gulf Views*Private Pool*2 Minute Walk To Beach

Saturday to Saturday Rental

We are a pet free/dander free home. We cater to families that need (because of asthma or severe allergies) or want an animal free/dander free home.

Good Vibes has something for everyone!! It has 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, room for the whole family, a private heated pool, free, reliable WIFI, a 2 minute walk to the beach all on hard surface, awesome views of the gulf and close to shopping and dining in historic Apalachicola.

AUGUST SALE!!! $3295 TAXES INCLUDED

Credit cards and payments welcome.

$500 refundable damage deposit required with booking

'Good Vibes' and positive 'Chi' is what your going to feel when you walk into this spacious 3400 plus sq. ft 'classic' Plantation home on a secluded one acre lot. This beautiful home, in a private gated community (appropriately named "Good Vibes") is perfect for family reunions, multi family get-togethers or a "Ladies Getaway" (all 6 bedrooms have their own full bathroom, YEAH!!! No sharing! and 4 of the bedrooms are plenty big enough to put a pack n play). It has 3 floors, 6 bedrooms with private full bathrooms w/tubs and showers, two separate living areas, a half bathroom, a huge kitchen w/breakfast bar, large dining room and an elevator (free use to our guests) that services all 3 floors. Numerous, new flat screen TVs are located throughout the house, along with cable and dependable WIFI. Washer and dryer. New deck furniture. New card table and chairs for extra seating. Multiple decks with unbelievable gulf views and the large screened in pool (which can be heated for a fee) provide plenty of space and privacy for even the largest of families. Under house parking and plenty of room to park a boat. Easy 2 minute walk to the beach. Outdoor shower and fish cleaning station. Tennis courts.

Relax in a variety of bed sizes: 1 King, 4 Queens, 2 Twins and full size futon.

Pool heating $400 a week

Now taking credit cards

Pet Free, Allergy Free

$500 refundable damage deposit required with booking

More Details

Owner
Lucas Smith
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Lucas Smith

We are a very close multigenerational family who have always loved beach vacations and spending time together. It was in 2012, when we traveled to St. George Island for the first time and we knew this was the place for us.

We personally stay in our homes and assure you that they 'are' as they are pictured. We take great pride in our homes and look forward to sharing them with our guests.

Lucas Smith purchased this house in 2013

Why Lucas Smith chose St. George Island

We bought our houses to share with our family and friends and to introduce our younger generations to an incredible gift of nature. The Island is a very special place where you can slow down, feel one with nature and 'heal' your body, mind and soul.

What makes this house unique

Enough room for everyone, privacy, close to beach

Amenities

Plantation House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Fall Sale $2500 taxes included*Huge 6 Bd/7 B*Views* Pool*Elevator*Sleeps 14
average rating of 4.4117646 based on 17 reviews
5

Great Week

  • 5 of 5

The 6 bedrooms and multiple baths make this a great place for family gatherings. The owners were pleasant and helpful. We had the pool heated, which made for a very accommodating environment when the Gulf surf was not as pleasant or warm.

An extra perk for a second tier was a direct view of the Gulf, there are no buildings directly between the house and the Gulf, so sunrises were added attractions.

The elevator made getting things to the kitchen VERY EASY, and as a regular to the island this was a real bonus feature along with a ground level entry that protects things from the usual island critters outside.

As a Grandpa with Grandma, accommodating kids and their families can be often a case of running over each other's patience, but the additional game/living area in the second floor made the vacation more fun and diminished that feeling when everyone is inside that we trip over one another.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House built for family fun!

  • 4 of 5

Everyone enjoyed their time in St. George. We didn't let the rain dampen the fun. The grandkids used the pool a lot between the showers, so it worked out well having a pool at the house. The beach is a short walk and location of the home allowed us to take meandering walks in the evening. Mr Smith responded very quickly when we had some wifi questions.

The elevator was a godsend since my husband had a fall on our way to Florida and couldn't have managed without the elevator. The house is well equipped and we had everything we needed for the week. We'll be back next year!

Thank you for sharing your wonderful home.

Beth MacCracken

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beth, thank you for your wonderful review. Good Vibes is a great house for families. Plenty of space for together time and for private time. I am so glad the elevator was useful. I hope your husband is doing well. See you next year.
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5

Great Extended Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our group of 14. The elevator was extremely valuable. The house was clean and ready to go as soon as we arrived. We had no issues whatsoever. I recommend this house to anyone traveling with a large group. Look forward to visiting again!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Josh for your review. The house is an awesome home for large families or groups. We hope to hear from you again next year. Sincerely, Lucas Smith
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4

James B.

  • 4 of 5

Great house, clean and ready when we arrived, short walk to the beach and the covered pool was great.

Hope to rent this house next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jim, So glad you had a good vacation at Good Vibes. Hope you check us out again for future getaways. Thanks for the review! Sincerely, Lucas Smith
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We have now spent 2 years vacationing here and have booked our third! A perfect house in a perfect spot! Wonderful owners, and all around Good vibes!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Doug, Thank you again for staying with us, you seem like family! We've got you all booked for next summer. Have a Great year! Lucas
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3

Mediocre

  • 3 of 5

The house was nice; however, the furniture was inadequate. There was not enough seating for the living area for what was advertised and the bedrooms had random pieces. Some rooms had no storage. One of the bedrooms had NO furniture at all Except a bed and the closet was locked. When I inquired I was told it was the owners closet and we needed to use a closet in another room. For the amount of money we spent we should have been able to hang our clothes and have a dresser or a nightstand not having to live out of a suitcase for a week. We had a nice time, but would not rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and input. We are so glad you had a nice time. Sincerely, Lucas Smith
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Rates & Availability

Plantation House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
On Sale June 24-July 1
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,075
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,075
 
 
End of July Sale
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,295
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,175
 
 
Fall & Winter 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
$560
$2,075
 
 
2017 Christmas & New Years
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$5,075
 
 
2018 Winter & Early Spring
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 16 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,075
 
 
2018 Spring Break
Mar 17 2018 - Apr 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,775
 
 
2018 Late Spring
Apr 14 2018 - May 25 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,275
 
 
2018 Summer
May 26 2018 - Aug 10 2018
7 night minimum stay
$4,875
 
 
2018 Late Summer
Aug 11 2018 - Sep 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,275
 
 
2018 Fall & Winter
Sep 8 2018 - Dec 14 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,175
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Now taking credit cards
Saturday to Saturday rental
Pool heating $400 a week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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