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Bedrooms 7
Space 3,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

7 Bedrooms, 2 kitchens, 2 Den, 6 Baths, (Sleeps 18), breathtaking sunsets

This home is a PRISTINE PROPERTY; a place where time slows and memories are made. This unique beach home is located adjacent to St. Joe Peninsula State Park, a 2500 acre wilderness preserve in a most desirable gated area called Secluded Dunes. The home sits directly on the beach facing west and has ample seating on the spacious deck to accommodate everyone. Alta Vista was designed for the comfort of large or multiple families. The spacious two story home has 7 bedrooms (6 on the main floor), 6 baths, 2 separate kitchens, an upstairs game/media room with 2 day beds, 2 separate living and dining areas and will easily accommodate 18. The home has 160 feet of beach frontage and has ample outside deck space, deck furniture and screened outside dining to accommodate all. Some amenities an outside shuffleboard court and equipment, beach chairs, covered parking, wireless internet and free long distance service. Imagine an endless view of beautiful blue water with sunsets that take your breath away, an abundance of wildlife with schools of dolphins swimming just yards away and deer a plenty. A secluded massive playground full of white soft sand is ready to be explored by you and your family. Again, Alta Vista is a place where time slows and memories are made.

Details of home:

Ground Level-covered, paved parking for 4 cars-2 additional spots in driveway.

Side 1 main floor: kitchen, dining area, gulf front living room;

Bedroom 1-gulf front bedroom with king bed, TV and full bath

Bedroom 2-queen bed

Bedroom 3-2 twin beds

Full bath for bedrooms 2 and 3 to share and washer/dryer in hall

Second floor-Large (12x18) bedroom with full bath

Side 2 main floor: kitchen, dining area, gulf front living room;

Bedroom 1-gulf front bedroom with king bed and full bath

Bedroom 2-queen bed

Bedroom 3-2 twin beds and 1 bunkbed

Each bedroom has private bath

Washer/dryer are located in hall

Second floor-Large (12x18) family room with card table, games, TV, DVD, and a bonus-2 day beds which have linens for additional sleeping.

Access between sides of the house is via ground floor entry doors, upstairs, or through screened porch allowing just the right amount of privacy and convenience for multiple or extended families staying together in this beach front house.

Policy: Pets not allowed. No Smoking

The home includes linens and maid service. 12 beach chairs.

Keywords: Beachfront Home, beach home, gulf front

More Details

Property Manager
Dotty Sutter
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 25, 2018


Port St. Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) for an additional fee, Bunk Beds (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Complimentary golf, horseback riding and deep sea fishing daily. Maid Service is provided at the end of the stay. Shuffleboard court, beach chairs.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

80th Birthday celebration!

  • 5 of 5

One of the nicest beach front properties I have ever rented! Beautifully and tastefully decorated, the kitchen is equipped with almost anything you would need! It was the perfect place to celebrate my 80th birthday with children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren! All ages said it was the best place we had ever been! I would definitely recommend it very highly and I hope to return again very soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Congratulations and Happy Birthday! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so happy that you had an enjoyable time and hope you will come back very soon!
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nashville, tn

perfect beach get away!

  • 5 of 5

Hey, this property has it ALL - Well maintained and updated-- Right on the beautiful beach with great views and deck (some w screen); beautiful décor; comfortable beds; well equipped kitchens and activities; covered parking for 2 cars at least; near the park and marina; lots of beds and bathrooms. Really I would highly recommend this property for family reunions or gatherings or party time with several couples. Terrific space, conducive for party or rest! I can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The House

  • 5 of 5

Alright.. Here’s the deal: If you are looking for a boring, lame, and uneventful getaway, then STOP reading because this is not the place for you. This pad has it all. I’m talking bedrooms galore, great kitchen, grill space, INCREDIBLE patio furniture and oh did I mention the OCEAN FRONT PROPERTY? Let me paint the picture: You and your family or maybe just significant other are driving down the gorgeous Florida coast when you pass through the mystic little town of St. Joe. Stop in the local grocery store and pack up on booze, food, and sun-screen (you’re gonna need it after those Florida sun rays catch your body ;). Then head toward the exclusive “cape” and let the butterflies consume your body. Once you get to the house, unwind with a nice glass of vino and sit out on the patio to catch the most incredible Florida sunset you can imagine! For the remainder of your vacation, take full advantage of the beach which will not be covered with tourists with their airbrushed t-shirts and “Club” music blasting on the beach. If you are looking for this, then don’t rent this place. Anyways, back to the house (!!!!). Folks, I just don’t see a possible way for someone to rent this house and not enjoy themselves.. Trust me. Oh and, “If you don’t like the weather, then stick around. Because It will change,” as they say in this part of Florida.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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perfect destination for a group getaway

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at this house a few times and every time has been an absolute blast. If your an idea of a vacation is to truly get away and enjoy some secluded paradise via your own private beach, then look no further. The house is essentially two houses in one, which is fantastic for large groups. What's better than one kitchen? TWO! Double the cooking, food and cocktails. Connected via an expansive and inviting back patio, the two units provide ample space for large groups enough so that you never feel cramped. So the house is amazing, but you won't be wanting to spend too much time indoors when you have a sandy beach and beautiful blue waters just outside the back door. You'll find yourself spending all day outside- frolicking in the water, playing beach games (tip: take a bocce ball set for maximum amusement) and soaking up the Florida rays. I like to wind down my Cape San Blas days with a glass of wine enjoying the breathtaking sunset views on the beach and grilling out below the patio. If I could rate my experience at this property a 6 out of 5 I would. In summary, this place is totes the bomb diggity.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

This ocean front house was so amazing and convenient for beach time and relaxation. The ability to walk back and forth from the house to the beach made for perfect beach days. Need to refresh your cocktail, make a sandwich, use the restroom,...the house is no more than a hop, skip, and a jump away. Ultra convenience.The beach was so private and relaxing with the occasional walker and their family pet. The open air porches in the afternoon were a perfect break from the warm beach and were a welcoming beacon for cocktails and sunsets (which set right over the ocean directly in front of the house).

The house itself is charming and intimate and will make anyone feel right at home. The two sides were plenty of space for families wanting to vacation together, with a kids area upstairs and bunk bed rooms. Our favorite part was socializing and cooking together in the open kitchens while looking out the large glass doors at the ocean.

I would highly recommend this vacation home to anyone looking for comfort, convenience, and amazing views. The house is at the end of the beach near the State Park so it is about as private as you can get on the Cape. We walked to the state Park and Scalloped for a few hours. again, the convenience is so key! Perfect family vacation spot (I am already thinking of renting for two weeks next year.) Thank you to the owners for providing such a welcome home away from home!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that your stay was enjoyable. Please, come back again!
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Nashville, TN

Beautiful place, amazing vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful vacation at Alta Vista!!! I can't say enough great things about it! The house is beautiful, clean and well stocked with anything you would need. The huge deck was my favorite place to relax with an amazing view of the beach/ocean. I love walking right out the door onto the lovely beach. Although private and secluded, there are a couple of great oyster bars close by that were a lot a fun and yummy. We also bought fresh fish, scallops, shrimp, etc. at a nearby shop and spend many nights cooking at home and eating on the screened deck. The stars are amazing out on the cape. Late night walks on the beach are a must! We will definitely be back. It was absolutely the best vacation ever!!!! Thanks again for a perfect vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that your stay was enjoyable! Please, come back anytime.
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Panama City, FL, Tallahassee, Fl


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and Linens $330
Reservation Fee $150
Damage Insurance $45

The service fee applies only to reservations booked through VRBO.
This home has a one week minimum and rents from Saturday-Saturday only.
Optional cancellation insurance is available.
These rates are subject to change.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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