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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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017



Port St. Joe Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • 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
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • 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 -
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Close Enough ~ Ocean View ~ Kids' Loft
average rating of 4.84 based on 25 reviews

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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Close Enough was really close enough!!!

  • 5 of 5

Nice, comfortable unit! Distance to beach was just close enough!

The weather during our stay was good but not great! We missed the beautiful sunsets we used to enjoy! We will need to go back soon...

The owners made sure everything was in working order! Thank you for sharing your unit!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate the kind words and look forward to your return visit to Close Enough.
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Ok townhouse limited parking, rats & biting flies!

  • 2 of 5

Though the townhouse itself is very comfortable, we had problems with the parking. If you have a normal full size suv or truck, we had a yukon, don't plan on being able to use the carport. We had to fold our rearview mirrors back & climb out the back of the truck, as we had no room to open the doors. Finally found extra parking two streets over in the grass. Pools & beach were ok, have seen much prettier beaches, but the biting flies & rats running around all over the complex were the real deal killer. . Am not generally a complainer, but after the long drive to get here & the price we paid, did not expect to not be able to sit out on the deck for fear of being eaten alive by horse flies! Maybe it's just the time of year for them, but a heads up would really been appreciated by all eight of us. So heads up to future vacationers.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad this family found the townhouse “very comfortable.” We are sure you will too. We take a lot of pride in Close Enough, and that is reflected in our many 5-star reviews. We appreciate feedback from our guests, even if it is critical. Parking a large SUV under any of the townhomes at Barrier Dunes is tight. We usually just pull the front of our SUV under the home and leave the rest of it in the short driveway. Just don’t park in the road. Smaller SUVs and cars fit fine. We’ve also noticed that roof top car carriers are too tall. You’ll probably have to take them off to fit under the home. In case it wasn’t clear in their review, the rodents were outside. Our guests take good care of our home, and the cleaning crew does a wonderful job. The forgotten coast isn’t as overdeveloped as other Florida beaches. We still have critters and bugs. Expect to see mice, snakes, turtles, and even dolphins. The yellow flies peak around May. Stable (Dog) flies can come out in the fall, especially a couple of days after a cold front. We don’t like them either, but would rather have flies than overdevelopment. Bring your insect repellent along with your sunscreen. If you have any questions during your stay, please give us a call. We are here to help.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $79 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $129 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

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.