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The Forgotten Coast at its Finest... a Peaceful Retreat on Alligator Point.

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Chickee Hut on your private access beach.

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Last updated: 04/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Ground Level-3 bedrm/3 bath/water front/private beach access

A piece of Old Florida on the Forgotten Coast. Enjoy the serenity and privacy of the bay on Alligator Harbor with private beach access directly across the street! A rustic north Florida family home designed specifically for beach living, enjoyed by family and friends for many decades. You are truly off the beaten path at Alligator Point. The night skies are beautiful and daily sunsets hard to beat. You won’t fight the crowds here and many days you may feel you have the beach all to yourself. Alligator Point is a great place to get away from it all and just relax!

Moon in My Pocket is a ground level, open floor plan home with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and is perfect for two families vacationing together.

BEDROOM 1: King bed with private bath and sliding glass doors that open to the screened porch with a view of Alligator Harbor.

BEDROOM 2: King bed adjacent to bath that can be closed off for privacy. Views of Alligator Harbor and opens to back deck. Bedroom 2 is adjacent to a 'European style' bath with components (sink/toilet/shower) aligned along a hallway just outside the bedroom door. The hallway can be closed off to the public areas of the house providing a private 'en-suite' bathroom for Bedroom 2.

BEDROOM 3: “Dorm Room” has 4 twin beds, 2 of which are Murphy Beds, 2 in-room sinks and a room divider that can be lowered for visual privacy. Adjacent bathroom is accessed from the bedroom and can be closed off for privacy. Great room for kids.

WATER FRONT - Bay to Beach!!
Situated on a large bay front lot with beautiful views of Alligator Harbor from almost every room in the house. PRIVATE BEACH ACCESS just steps across the quiet 2-lane street and is shared with only one other home. No need to walk or drive to public beach access! The beach has a covered deck for enjoying the day out of the sun and is a great place to watch the beautiful sunsets.

KITCHEN:
If your family likes to cook, the kitchen will serve you well. The fully equipped kitchen/dining area has a professional grade gas stove with oven, two additional wall ovens, microwave and a refrigerator with filtered water and ice dispenser. For family meals together, the large dining table comfortably seats 12 with an additional extension table available for added seating. There is a large dining table on the screened porch as well, great for family meals.
LIVING ROOM, REC ROOM, LARGE SCREENED PORCH:
The open floor plan offers spacious living areas that include the kitchen, dining, living room, recreation room (with pool table!) and an extra large screened porch offering plenty of space to read, nap, play pool, cook meals together or just relax and enjoy a great day at the beach! In true beach house fashion, there are lots of windows and sliding doors, which allow the house to be opened to the bay and beach breezes.

The recreation room has a pool table. The living room has comfortable seating for watching TV or relaxing and opens onto the large screened porch. The screened porch overlooks Alligator Harbor, has a dining table that seats 6 to 8, multiple seating areas and a porch swing. The most unique feature of the porch is a hanging bed suspended on chains, perfect for an afternoon nap.


OUTSIDE SHOWER AND DECKS:
Outdoor Shower – enclosed, hot/cold water

Sunset Deck, Alligator Harbor side – second floor deck great for morning coffee, sun bathing or an afternoon cocktail while watching the sun set.

Grill Area – covered with a sink

If you enjoy fishing, you can fish from the beach or the bay. The grill area includes a sink and counter convenient for cleaning fish. Close to the edge of the Alligator Harbor, there is a small fresh-water pond that will ebb and flow with the rains and provides a great place for bird watching.
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/18/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    The house is all on one level with a split plan configuration. A bedroom with King bed and bath on one side of the house. A second King bedroom on the other side of the house adjacent to the 'dorm room' providing 4 twin beds (2 of the twin beds are murphy beds that can remain closed if not in use)....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Sliding doors onto back porch. Private bath with shower/tub....moreless

  • Dorm Room: 2 twin/ single, 2 murphy bed

    Dorm room with drop down shade to create 2 'private' rooms....moreless

  • King Bedroom: 1 king

    King bedroom, bay view with access to European style bath....moreless

  • Moon In My Pocket has 3 bedrooms with a split floor plan with 2 bedrooms on one side of the house and the Master on the other side. For privacy, all bedrooms have access to 'en-suite' bathrooms that will close off to public areas of the house. There are 2 king beds, one with a private bath and one with access to a 'European style' bath with separate bath components along a hallway just outside the bedroom. Both King bedrooms are on the Alligator Harbor side of the house and have private access to the porch or decks. The third bedroom, the Dorm Room, has 2 twin beds and two twin Murphy beds. For added convenience, there are two sinks in the dorm room and a separate full bath. In the middle of the room there is a drop-down room divider that splits the room in half and creates privacy for each half of the room. Please note that the bedrooms do not have closets, but in classic beach fashion there are plenty of wall hooks for clothing and towels along with drawers for storage....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • King bdrm Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Outdoor shower: outdoor shower

    The oudoor shower has hot and cold wanter and is enclosed....moreless

  • Street side bath: toilet, shower

    Adjacent to the dorm room and hallway. Two shower heads....moreless

  • Bay side bath: toilet, shower

    'European style' bath next to king room, 2 shower heads....moreless

  • Three bathrooms. One Private bath. Two bathrooms are adjacent to bedrooms with access from living areas, and if needed, both can be closed off from public access for privacy with access directly from the adjacent bedroom. The outdoor shower is on one side of the house, is enclosed and has hot and cold water....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Please be sure to BRING YOUR OWN: Paper Towels, T.P., Napkins, Dish Detergent, Sponge, Dishwasher Detergent, Laundry Detergent, Coffee, Sugar, Creamer, Coffee Filters, Shampoo, Hand/Bath Soap, Beach Towels, Beach Equipment-Chairs, Ice Chests, etc. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A number of board games, cards, etc....moreless

  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Stereo unit includes radio, 5 CD changer and I pod connector....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen TV located in the living room....moreless

  • Video Library:

    A number of videos are stored for use during your stay....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Alligator Point beach is footsteps away....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Ocean and sunset views from the Sunset Deck and via private beach access directly across the street....moreless

  • Rural:

    Alligator Pt. is truly off the beaten path. You will enjoy quiet and private use of the beach....moreless

  • Water View:

    Gorgeous view of Alligator Bay....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Alligator Bay is steps from the porch and visible from almost every room in the house....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Adjacent to kitchen with large table that easily accommodates 10-12 and an extension table for an additional 4-5 people. Plenty of dining chairs are provided. Beautiful Alligator Harbor views!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WI-FI included...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All beds a pre-made with sheets and coverlets. Pillows and blankets are provided. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open floor plan with the living room located adjacent to kitchen and large screened porch and overlooking Alligator Harbor. Sliding doors open fully to screened porch for true indoor/outdoor living!...moreless

  • Parking:

    Street side and Harbor side parking available....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Wash clothes, bath and hand towels provided. Beach towels are NOT provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    There are plenty of dishes, glasses, utensils, pots and pans available....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Three ovens, gas cook top, microwave, large selection of dishes. Views of Alligator Harbor and direct access to the large screen porch for al fresco dining!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    In addition to the oven in the free standing stove, there are 2 additional wall ovens...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large stainless steel refrigerator with filtered water for ice and drinking....moreless

  • Stove:

    Large professional style gas cook top with 4 burners, a griddle and oven....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    The 'sun-set' balcony is accessed via a spiral staircase on the Alligator Harbor side of the house and is perfect for morning coffee or viewing the sunset....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large screened porch with beautiful Alligator Harbor views, sliding doors that open fully to the house with dining table, porch swing, 'hanging' day-bed and various seating areas....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The house faces Alligator Harbor and includes a small pond, a grape-vine enclosed 'outdoor room', large planters and decks. Trees planted some 50 years ago provide shade for the house....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Separate covered area on bay side has a sink, grill and an area for cleaning fish....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break/Easter
Mar 11 - Apr 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,650

Changeover Day: Saturday

Spring
Apr 29 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,300

Changeover Day: Saturday

Memorial Day
May 27 - Jun 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,750

Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer
Jun 3 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,550

Changeover Day: Saturday

July 4
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,750

Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer
Jul 8 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,550

Changeover Day: Saturday

Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$275
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,250

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Summer/weekly rentals are SATURDAY (check-in at 4:00PM EST) to SATURDAY (Check-out at 10:00AM EST). No pets. No smoking on property.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

43 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tallahasee Regional Airport
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Oasis Tiki Hut
16 Miles
Nearest Golf
St. James Bay Golf Club or Inn at Wildwood Resort
6.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 98
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Oasis Tiki Hut
0.08 Miles
Nearest Beach
Across the street!

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Three couples partnered together to purchase this fantastic house. We are all professionals who live and work in Tallahassee, Fl.

Why the Owner Chose Alligator Point, FL, USA:
We know the previous owners well and have been visiting Moon in My Pocket for years. When the opportunity came up to buy it, we could not pass it up! The house has a wonderful history with many friends and family having enjoyed the house and beach for decades.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love all of the unique features of this house. The private beach access is fantastic and because there are only a few houses nearby the beach is quiet and private. The access to the Chickee Hut provides a place to get out of the sun and still enjoy being at the beach. When you come up from the beach there is a private outdoor shower for rinsing off. We have enjoyed prepping meals in the open kitchen and dining on the porch looking out over the yard and the harbor. Naps on the hanging bed on cool afternoons and even sleeping there on clear nights are a treat. We have had fun playing pool and watching movies, making even rainy days enjoyable at the beach.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/18/2017

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Photos

  • Chickee Hut on your private access beach.

    Chickee Hut on your private access beach.

  • Bayside entry to large screen porch. Porch includes al fresco dining table.

    Bayside entry to large screen porch. Porch includes al fresco dining table.

  • Kitchen/dining area with view to Living Room & Screened Porch beyond

    Kitchen/dining area with view to Living Room & Screened Porch beyond

  • Living Room with pool table in background.

    Living Room with pool table in background.

  • Huge screened porch with swing, dining table, swinging bed & plenty of seating.

    Huge screened porch with swing, dining table, swinging bed & plenty of seating.

  • Master bath.

    Master bath.

  • Sink in European style bath-sink/toilet/shower are seperate units along hallway.

    Sink in European style bath-sink/toilet/shower are seperate units along hallway.

  • Dorm Room has 4 twins (2 are Murphy beds), 2 in-room sinks & full bath adjacent.

    Dorm Room has 4 twins (2 are Murphy beds), 2 in-room sinks & full bath adjacent.

  • Dorm Room - shade can be dropped between the 2 murphy beds for privacy.

    Dorm Room - shade can be dropped between the 2 murphy beds for privacy.

  • Dorm Room bath. Bathroom door from hallway can be closed for en-suite privacy.

    Dorm Room bath. Bathroom door from hallway can be closed for en-suite privacy.

  • Dorm Room shower.  Shower has two separate shower heads.

    Dorm Room shower. Shower has two separate shower heads.

  • Covered Grill and Fish Cleaning pavillion with sink.

    Covered Grill and Fish Cleaning pavillion with sink.

  • Street side with PRIVATE beach access directly across street!

    Street side with PRIVATE beach access directly across street!

  • Kitchen/dining. Gas stove/oven, seating for 10-12 & additional table available.

    Kitchen/dining. Gas stove/oven, seating for 10-12 & additional table available.

  • Living Room with sliding doors opening to porch for true indoor/outdoor living!

    Living Room with sliding doors opening to porch for true indoor/outdoor living!

  • Anyone for a game of pool?

    Anyone for a game of pool?

  • Master bedroom & en-suite bath with sliding doors to ajacent porch & bay views!

    Master bedroom & en-suite bath with sliding doors to ajacent porch & bay views!

  • 2nd King room has harbor view. Adjacent bathroom can be closed off for en-suite.

    2nd King room has harbor view. Adjacent bathroom can be closed off for en-suite.

  • Shower by 2nd King room has 2 shower heads & can be closed for en-suite privacy.

    Shower by 2nd King room has 2 shower heads & can be closed for en-suite privacy.

  • Dorm Room with 2 twin Murphy beds closed. Note drop-down room divider rolled up.

    Dorm Room with 2 twin Murphy beds closed. Note drop-down room divider rolled up.

  • 1 of 2 sinks in Dorm room with drawers and shelf for storage.

    1 of 2 sinks in Dorm room with drawers and shelf for storage.

  • Dorm Room bath with 2 shower heads & access from bedroom and hallway.

    Dorm Room bath with 2 shower heads & access from bedroom and hallway.

  • Enclosed oudoor shower with hot/cold water, great for rinsing off beach sand!

    Enclosed oudoor shower with hot/cold water, great for rinsing off beach sand!

  • Sunset on the beach!  A great way to end any day at the beach!

    Sunset on the beach! A great way to end any day at the beach!

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, April 21, 2017

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