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😊Easter Open-Mar 31-Apr 4 - Updated Townhome -Pets OK-5 Min Walk to Beach👓

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bathroom, With Pond Views Less Than 5 Minutes From Beach


If you are dreaming of a vacation where you can find relaxation and white, sandy beaches in a lush setting, SunsCape in Cape San Blas is where you want to be. SunsCape is located in Barrier Dunes, a gated, private beach community at the tip of Cape San Blas in the Florida panhandle. It is the perfect place for a romantic getaway, a fun-filled vacation, or a relaxing retreat.

As inviting as SunsCape is, the real stars of the show are the Gulf of Mexico with its secluded dunes and sugar-sand beaches, and the adjacent locales of St. Joseph State Park and St. Joe Bay. You have the luxury of enjoying these three areas at your doorstep. The beach offers sunset walks, surf fishing, bonfires, and opportunities to watch the dolphins at play. St. Joseph Park offers opportunities to see varied wildlife, launch your boat, or go crabbing or biking. St. Joe Bay offers different boating and fishing experiences including kayaking.

SunsCape is an end unit located on one of the large ponds in a quiet part of Barrier Dunes. All three ponds are stocked, and you can fish or watch the turtles as they swim across. The beach is a short 5 minute walk through our lushly landscaped beach community, and it is even fewer steps to the two pools, tennis courts, and playground.

Over the last 3 l/2 years, the townhome has been 90% updated. The kitchen is b new with new cupboard, counter tops and stove.. The living area has all hardwood floors. Furniture in the living room includes a queen sleeper sofa and love seat. The counter-height dining room set accommodates 6 people, and there are two extra chairs at the breakfast bar for extra seating. There is a half-bath off the living area. Also off the living area is a large deck that has patio seating where you can enjoy outdoor dining and relaxing while looking out over the pond, or just sit back and enjoy a good book and a glass of wine while dinner is cooking on the gas grill.

The kitchen has a stove, microwave, dishwasher, and refrigerator and is well-equipped. We have tried to supply all of the little conveniences that make you feel right at home.

The second level, where both bedrooms are located, is carpeted. Our town home will comfortably sleep 4-6 people. The master bedroom has a comfortable king-size bed with a full private bath and a balcony that overlooks the pond where you can see small fountains reflecting the look of a rainbow. The second bedroom has a queen-size bedroom set with a private full bath and and a deck that overlooks tropical foliage and palms. Extra blankets are provided, along with towels and sheets. The full-size washer and dryer are located on the upper level in between the two bedrooms.

There are three flat-screen TV's including a 42' with Blu-Ray in the main living area, and a 32' TV in each bedroom. The TV in the second bedroom is equipped with a DVD player. Long distance calls are free, and Wi-Fi is provided.

This is a townhome that has been dramatically improved and updated while remaining cozy, comfortable and inviting. It is tastefully decorated with a warm, tropical theme. It faces west and gets warm afternoon sun. (A plus for snow birds!)

Barrier Dunes has street lights and paved walks and is secure. It is a dog-friendly community with many pet stations located throughout the complex. We welcome well-behaved dogs. The beach is dog-friendly as well. The covered carport houses two cars. Some beach supplies can be found in our downstairs storage room.

The new 9-mile bike path starts a few feet from the development. Other cities nearby offer quaint shopping and dining experiences. In Port St. Joe you can charter fishing trips, scuba and snorkel.

The theme of SunsCape is fun and relaxation. Once you have come to know Cape San Blas, we think you will agree it is one of the most beautiful, relaxing places in the U.S. Whether you're enjoying the view of the pond from the front deck, taking a lazy walk on the beach in the ocean breeze, exploring wildlife at the park, taking in the scenery or enjoying a boat ride nearby, you're sure to return home renewed and refreshed! We hope you will consider SunsCape for your vacation stay.

More Details

Karen Donelan
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Karen Donelan

We are Karen & Rich Donelan. Being from Cleveland, Ohio, it is wonderful coming down to beautiful Florida weather.

Why Karen Donelan chose Port St. Joe

We have been coming to Barrier Dunes for 15 years and loved it so much, we finally decided to become owners. We knew we could take this home and make it your home away from home while having a memorable beach vacation.

What makes this townhome unique

There are so many things to love about Barrier Dunes. Among the many things we enjoy are bringing our 2 dogs with us and watching them have a great time as they walk on the beach or dip their paws in the water. We also enjoy sitting on the deck and watching the sun dip down through the trees. Our home is designed to be a second home both for us and for our guests leaving everyone time to relax, be comfortable and have a good time.


Port St. Joe Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2 l/2 bathrooms. Full bath off of master bedroom. Full bath off of second bedroom. l/2 bath off of living area on first floor.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Second bedroom has queen bedroom set and flat screen tv
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with king bedroom set and flat screen tv.
  • Master bedroom with king bedroom set. Full bath off master. View of pond. Flat screen TV. Dresser, ceiling fan, 2 nightstands. Second bedroom has full bath, chest of drawers, flat screen TV.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Other Amenities Each Bedroom has private balcony, Master Bedroom and Guest bedroom has Full Bath. Kid Friendly, Quiet area, Fishing Pond, Fully Stocked Kitchen, Patio Furniture w/umbrella, Gas Grill, Dog-friendly, Starter Supplies, Iron and Ironing Board, Vacuum Cleaner, Lots of nature activities. Very clean, comfortable and cozy.


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😊Easter Open-Mar 31-Apr 4 - Updated Townhome -Pets OK-5 Min Walk to Beach👓
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Loved every minute of my vacation. Beautiful condo, great location, and peace and quiet.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Butler, FL

Loved the condo!!!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect! She has the best stocked kitchen of any place I have ever booked! Everything was very comfortable! My husband loved that the master bedroom had an additional air conditioner to keep the room nice and cool! We will definitely book this condo again! Karen made everything so easy and seamless from the first contact!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sunscape Get-a-way

  • 5 of 5

Great location, beautiful condo-will come again!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The condo is beautifully appointed and the owners are awesome to work with!!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saint Louis, MO USA

SunsCape Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a beautiful family vacation at SunsCape. Loved working with Karen, she had everything ready and organized for us before our trip. This unit is Fantastic. So clean and updated with everything you need for your beach gateway.

Cape Sun Blas is perfect for family vacation. We loved little Ice Cream and Coffee shop and Donuts place. We where there every morning :) If you taking kids to Barrier Dunes make sure you bring bikes and scooters. It was fantastic for our little 3 year old to ride his bike there at night. He loved it and it was so many kids amazing. We are definitely going back soon. Thanks again Karen for letting us stay at your beautiful beach home.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It delights us to know our guests have had a wonderful vacation at the Cape. We certainly agree that bikes are great when you are there. We bring ours, too! The Cape is such a great place to relax and enjoy yourself. We are glad you did just that. Thanks so much for the review and come back soon!
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A great escape

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at SunsCape. Karen was so helpful in answering my questions before we went. We could not have asked for a cleaner, more updated space. The starter supplies were generous, as was the beach equipment. The unit overlooks a pond, and we enjoyed looking at the turtles swimming around.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always hoping our guests see their vacation as a great escape! We agree that the turtles are wonderful to watch at the Cape. It is our pleasure to make SunsCape a "home away from home". Come back soon!
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Panama City
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
St. Joe Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Barrier Dunes has 3 stocked fishing ponds or you can turtle watch. The development is parallel to the entrance to St. Joseph State Park where you can take in the wildlife sights, fish, bike, look for shells, swim or lay on the beach. You can decide if you want to enjoy the Gulf side of the Bay side. Large boats can be docked here. In Port St. Joe there is a marina that offers boat rentals and fishing and shopping areas. There is a also a golf course nearby. Barrier Dunes is very pet friendly, kid friendly, family friendly and couples friendly. There is a great bike path outside the development where you can ride your bike or go for walks. There is also crabbing, scalloping during season and nature based activities. You can also rent a golf cart or go horseback riding on the beach nearby.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $105
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Pet fee is $100 for first pet and $50 for second pet for 7 day rental.
Pet fees may be adjusted for longer or shorter stays.
Tax rate is 12%
Damage deposit of $300 is required at time of booking.
Second payment is due 30 days prior to rental.
Booking for Mid Summer- 7 Day Rental From Saturday to Saturday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund