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Close Enough ~ Ocean View ~ Kids' Loft

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom 2.5 bath w/super loft

- Close also Counts in Beach Houses -

With two bedrooms and four twin beds in the loft, your family can really spread out in Close Enough. Bring a second family and split the cost, or invite the grandparents to watch the kids build sand castles.

You’ll be at the beach or pool in a couple of minutes. Don’t worry if you forget your sunscreen at the townhouse. It’s close enough that you’ll be back in a flash.

- Ground Level -

You’ll find beach chairs and sand toys in the outside closet. When you return from the beach, rinse off in the private outdoor shower. You can access the shower directly from the boardwalk.

- First Floor -

Take a break from the sun and sand in the comfy living room. Watch some TV on the flat screen or take a nap on the sleeper sofa. WIFI and unlimited long distance are included, but why not just put together a jigsaw puzzle? We provide those too.

The kitchen is updated, and as one guest wrote, there are “enough dishes and cookware for an army.” Enjoy your meals at the table, bar, or even outside on the deck. Of course, there is a gas grill.

- Second Floor -

The sunset from the master bedroom deck is fantastic. We have tall chairs so the railing doesn’t block your ocean view. Both bedrooms have private bathrooms. The mattresses are comfortable, and the TVs are flat screens.

- Super Loft –

Kids of all ages love the loft. Everyone gets their own bed, and there’s even another flat screen TV just for them.

- About Barrier Dunes –

This gated community has two pools and tennis courts. The three ponds are stocked, so bring your fishing gear. Cape San Blas is a vacation paradise for families. Its beaches are known for their seclusion and pristine white sand.

Isn’t it time for a vacation?

More Details

Angela Williamson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018


Port St. Joe Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Internet
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , Located on First Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located in Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in 2nd Bedroom
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Located Behind Ground Floor Storage Closet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom with Ocean View Deck
    Loft - 4 twin/ single , Super Loft with Ocean View
    Living Area Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pull-out Sleeper Sofa
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2nd Bedroom with Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

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Close Enough ~ Ocean View ~ Kids' Loft
average rating of 4.814815 based on 27 reviews

Great Beach Condo!!

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for a comfortable, updated condo at the beach-this is the place for you! We have stayed at Cape San Blas for several years now and this is one of our favorite condos we have stayed at. When you first walk in, there is a nice sized entry before the stairs. This was perfect for us to put our shoes and hang up our jackets (it was a little chilly over christmas this year!). The stairs lead up to a large living room with a big TV. The furniture in the living room was very comfortable and the coffee table was perfect to do a puzzle on. There is a large dining room table and a very updated kitchen. The kitchen had everything we needed for our stay. One of our favorite things about this condo was how comfortable the beds were. The mattress in the master bedroom was one of the most comfortable mattresses we have slept on!! The view from the master bedroom was also great. We sat out there several nights to watch the sun set and watch the ocean waves. One of the complaints I would have is that the pillows were a little flat and I found that I took several from the other room and the loft to make it more comfortable. The other complaint is that the driveway and parking area was very small. While we were there, they were getting ready to have the exterior painted and there were stacks of ladders in the car port which blocked it and did not allow us to pull our car in very far. The driveway leading into the carport was also very short. This is the reason I gave 4 stars instead of 5. Everything else about this condo is GREAT and I would highly recommend renting from the owners. The owners were great about getting back to me quickly and answered all of my questions. Will definitely be booking with them again!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hilton Head, SC

Perfect Property!!

  • 5 of 5

The first time I spoke with the owner, Angela, I knew we had a match made in Heaven for our month stay at Cape San Blas. She was very cordial, informative & extremely accommodating to our requests. We found Close Enough to be just that ~ a short 3-4 minute walk to the beach. The townhouse was more lovely than the pictures showed. The kitchen is very updated/upgraded with every convenience & more dishes, pots, pans, utensils, beach chairs, toys, etc. than you can imagine. I was super impressed that there is a fragrance diffuser that puffs a clean smell every few minutes! You would never know this is a pet friendly property & we even took our two fur babies. Enough room to sleep at least 10 or more, depending on size. Enough room to entertain inside as well as outside. We were more than satisfied with our stay & will certainly return. Thanks so much for allowing us to spend a glorious month at the Cape!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoy sharing our home with great renters. When the little extras are appreciated, it makes us smile. Close Enough is our home away from home, so we aim to keep it stocked with items that accommodate all our needs. We hope you'll come stay again.
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Perfect condo for family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Had so much fun on a last minute family vacation to this beautiful beach! Close Enough was just a few steps from the sugary sand and beautiful clear waters of the gulf. We hung out on the beach until after dark enjoying the beautiful sunsets. The 3rd floor loft was perfect for our 4 kids to have their own space and hang out. The owners put a lot of thought into the decorating as well as the games and movies available for kids. They also had tons of beach chairs, boogie boards, shovels, buckets and nets for catching fish and crabs at night. They also left us with some wood for building a fire at night. The outdoor shower also came in handy for showering off after being at the beach. The place also smelled clean. Sometimes you get a musty smell from places near the beach. It was clean and provided everything we needed. Loved the complex. 2 pools, 2 tennis courts and plenty of room to bike. Perfect family vacation!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. We aim to make Close Enough a place that families can enjoy. Our kids enjoy the loft as a space to hang out and play games. We try to provide items that encourage fun family time together as well. We hope you'll stay with us again.
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  • 5 of 5

This place is perfect. All amenities needed and very clean. The beach is quiet and beautiful. The community is lovely; wonderful for families or couples. Our host Angela was very responsive, thoughtful and accommodated everything we needed. We look forward to returning!!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were pleased to help you out in a pinch. Thank you for the great review. Barrier Dunes is a great community with the added bonus of having the beautiful Cape San Blas beach to enjoy. We look forward to you visiting again soon.
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Family Fun!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had such a wonderful stay at Close Enough! The condo was beautiful and had everything that we could have needed. Our kids enjoyed the provided movies and games on a rainy afternoon.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed staying at Close Enough. We try to provide fun family entertainment for those times when staying indoors is necessary.
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Newnan, Georgia, USA

Back again!

  • 5 of 5

Once again, another relaxing and enjoyable week at this lovely town home. We have been repeat visitors to CSB and Barrier Dunes for several years now. This is our 3rd stay in this home. Even Tropical Storm Cindy did not cause too much of an issue during our stay....lots of puzzles, games, and books to keep us busy during the two days of rain. "Close Enough" has comfortable beds for all, comfortable living room and deck seating, an easy to cook in kitchen, and a well stocked beach closet (chairs, umbrella, sand toys, and boogie boards). We will be back again soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Susan for continuing to return to Close Enough and sharing your kind words. The beach is fun even when the weather doesn't cooperate. Close Enough is our "home away from home," so we try to stock it accordingly.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $149
Pet Fee $79
Damage Deposit $200

28% Discounts for weekly rates (Saturday - Saturday)
Spring weekly rate - $1295
Summer weekly rate - $1795 (ONLY WEEK RENTALS)
Fall weekly rate - $1295
Winter weekly rate - $795

A $200 refundable deposit is required to reserve. 1/2 of rental fees is due 60 days prior to check-in. The other 1/2 is due 30 days prior to check-in.

First pet fee is $79 plus tax. Each additional pet fee is $49 plus tax.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.