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Toes in the Sand - Beautiful, Spacious Home with Gulf Views!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Spacious, bright and nicely furnished, this gulf view home is located in a quiet, little beachfront community. Great first tier location with a nice view of the gulf from the screened porch, sundeck and upstairs bedroom. Just steps from the deck are two neighborhood boardwalks to the beach. Take your pick since both are about 300 feet long and take you to the pristine, uncrowded and incredibly beautiful beach. You'll have no problem finding a special spot and you may be one of only a few people on the beach.

The home is located a short walking distance from Salina's Park; only 12 minutes driving time to Port St Joe and less than 30 minutes to historical Apalachicola. The St. Joe Country Club is only six miles away if you want to play a round of golf.

This 1800 sq.ft. home features plenty of open space for the entire family to spend time together or find a quiet spot for relaxing. The light filled main floor is very open, comfortable and nicely furnished. This main level features a large, well equipped kitchen with all the necessities and more. You'll enjoy meals in the spacious dining area with family size dining table and chairs and breakfast bar. Prefer outdoor dining? Catch a nice breeze and take in the view on the screened porch while you enjoy your meal. The living room offers lots of comfortable seating, fireplace, large, flat screen TV, and book library. You'll love the screened porch with a view of the gulf and also a private wooded view to the side. It's the ideal place for relaxing or enjoying meals or happy hour. If you want to work on your tan between trips to the beach you'll find the deck perfect for soaking up the Florida sun.

Newly remodeled upstairs includes three bedrooms featuring a private, nicely furnished master bedroom with queen bed and private bath. Down the hall is the newly remodeled main bath with double vanity and separate tub and toilet area. Next to the bath is the newly remodeled second queen size bedroom and at the end of the hall is a large bedroom with 1 single bed and 1 single over full bunk bed. All three bedrooms are large, private, nicely furnished. All bedrooms have TV's and comfortable bedding.

There is plenty of covered parking under the house. An outdoor shower with direct access to the main floor bathroom is especially convenient. The large space under the house also offers extra outdoor living space with plenty of room for the additional table & chairs, swing and Weber charcoal grill.

Toes In The Sand is a wonderful place to kick back and enjoy a peaceful, private beach vacation with everything you need. Cape San Blas is the kind of place that almost doesn't exist anymore; safe, peaceful and tranquil. We want to make sure you enjoy your stay here.

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Joyce Hunt
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Joyce Hunt

The owners of Toes In The Sand live in Mountain Rest, S. C. and love spending time at the beach with family and friends.

Joyce Hunt purchased this house in 2001

Why Joyce Hunt chose Florida Main North West

We discovered Cape San Blas in the mid 1990's while visiting family vacationing there. We fell in love with the area's natural setting. Quiet, uncrowded and one of the most beautiful beaches we had seen. We returned for several years and when the house we had been renting went up for sale we couldn't resist buying our little piece of paradise.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed with two of our adult children and their spouses and enjoyed ourselves. The location is great; it is only a boardwalk to the beach and the beach was great. The house is large enough that we all had enough space without feeling on top of each other.
Jul 2010
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Port St. Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • First floor bathroom - toilet , shower , Additional outdoor entrance from shower area downstairs.
    Main Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Newly remodeled, double vanities, separate tub & toilet area
    Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large, separate tub and toilet area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Spacious, nicely furnished, lg. flat screen TV, private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Spacious, nicely furnished, flat screen TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Large bedroom with 1 single plus 1 twin over full bunk bed.
  • All bedrooms are spacious, private, nicely furnished with TV's and comfortable bedding.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Beach chairs and beach toys provided


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Toes in the Sand - Beautiful, Spacious Home with Gulf Views!
average rating of 4.7419353 based on 63 reviews
Lawrencevillle, GA

Great place for a family!

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable home with great screened in porch. Good supplies available (paper towels, dishwasher detergent, etc.) for our short term stay. Comfortable seating in living room for our 6 adults. Beds were comfortable. Plenty of dishes for us to cook a meal. Also plenty of linens.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very nice review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay and found the house comfortable and well furnished. I hope you and your family will visit again. Joyce
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awesome, quiet beach retreat. If you can't get some R&R here, go see a doctor.

  • 5 of 5

I will definitely stay here again. Quiet and relaxing. Close to beach boardwalk. Great screened In porch for pets or to relax on when it rains. House has all the ammenities.

Located in a great, quiet neighborhood.

The House has everything you needed for a 5 plus day stay at the beach. Plenty of room for everyone to feel combfortable . The Homeowner was more than accommodating and easy to communicate with. Like I said, my wife and another couple are already planning another vacation at this property. Overall 5 stars!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! I'm happy to hear that you had everything you needed to enjoy a great beach getaway. I look forward to hearing from you again soon to book your next visit. Joyce
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Peaceful and Enjoyable

  • 4 of 5

The house was very nice in size and well maintained. I couldn't get dishwasher to come on. I sent Joyce an email to make her a ware for the next renter and she called me within minutes. It was a operator error LOL.

We all loved to sit on screened in porch in mornings and night. Beach wasn't crowded and people in the area were very nice. We would stay there again for sure.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Heidi, Thank you so much for the nice review. I'm glad that you and your family had a very enjoyable beach vacation at Toes In The Sand. Look forward to having you back on your next trip to Cape San Blas. Joyce
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Beautiful Beach Home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay even though tropical storm Cindy brought the rain a couple of days. The house is comfy and roomy. We really liked the renovations. Everyone had their own private rooms. We really loved staying at Toes in the Sand. Hope to get back next summer!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay in spite of tropical storm Cindy. I'm also happy that you were pleased with the renovations. We are excited about the changes and feel that it offers a much more comfortable arrangement for everyone. We love that you continue to come back and we look forward to hearing from you next summer. Joyce
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Toes in the Sand! Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We spent several days at Toes in the Sand with our son and his family (2 toddlers and a dog) and thoroughly enjoyed it. The house had everything we needed (and more!), was very clean and the layout was perfect.

The kitchen was well stocked with all the utensils, dishes, etc. needed to cook meals for the family. There is a full sized washer and dryer in the laundry closet in the kitchen - very convenient.

The screened in porch was the perfect place to eat dinner and hang out in the evening or enjoy coffee in the morning. I think it was our favorite feature!

The three bedrooms were all a good size. The master bedroom with en-suite bathroom provided a nice retreat for us, while the second bedroom with queen size bed was near the large 3rd bedroom which had bunk beds and a twin bed and room to spare!

The main floor was open and bright and the 3rd bathroom was convenient and had an exterior door that provided another entry when returning from the beach. There's also an outdoor shower just below the stairs.

There was a big tub of beach toys which we didn't use (had brought our own), but what a nice perk! And there is ample parking for 2 cars under the house.

The house is far enough from the main road that traffic noise was not a problem. While we were there, there were few other renters, so it was very quiet. In fact, we had almost the entire beach to ourselves! Wonderful!

There's a limited view of the gulf from the deck. The walk to the beach was a bit farther than we'd hoped, but was definitely do-able, even with 2 little ones and all the beach stuff.

We simply had a great time! We are looking forward to a return visit soon! Thank you Joyce!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the excellent review! I am happy that you enjoyed your stay and everything worked so well for your family. I look forward to booking your next trip to Cape San Blas and Toes In The Sand. Joyce
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Close to the beach. Nice house!

  • 5 of 5

Property is nice, you can tell they are slowly renovating. Screened in porch is amazing! Beach was never busy, very quiet and relaxing. We will be back at some point in the future.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. Screened porch is one of my favorite spots any time of day. Look forward to hearing from you again. Joyce
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Linens & Housekeeping $150 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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