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Calico Crab - 2 BR/2.5 BA-Pet Friendly-Wi-Fi-3 min. to Beach!!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 BR/2.5 BA - Beautiful Decor - Screen Porch - Lakeside

Calico Crab is the perfect beach retreat! Every detail of the property is well thought out and is the perfect getaway for a small family, or couples wanting to enjoy the beach and get away from it all!

The driveway is located under the property and will easily accommodate two cars and a small boat. The outside shower is enclosed and has hot-cold running water. The foyer has adequate storage for hats and leashes and there is a bench too! The beautifully decorated living room has tile flooring, two sofas (sleeper sofa and loveseat), slipper chair w/ottoman and window seat as well as a large rug for the living area. There is a 42 inch flat screen TV and a DVD player. The living area also has a hutch and desk w/lamp. The first level deck is screened in to enjoy the outside during the day or night. The table has seating for 4, additional 2 chairs, and a gas grill.

The dining area seats 6 and has a large overhead light perfect for playing games or just enjoying great conversation! The recently updated kitchen has granite counter tops, coordinating back-splash, side by side refrigerator. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you'll need to enjoy your stay!

The laundry area is also located on the first floor and laundry detergent is provided. There is also a half bath on this level.

Off of the kitchen area is a breakfast nook with lighting and seats 4. This is perfect to enjoy that first cup of coffee and plan the day!

The second level has two bedrooms w/private baths and decks. The master bedroom overlooks the larger pond at Barrier Dunes, it has a king bed, dresser, chest of drawers, closet and flat screen TV. The private open deck has seating for two and provides a lovely view of the pond. The master bath has a jacuzzi tub, separate shower, private water closet, double vanity with additional lighting. The second bedroom is located on the opposite side of the master bedroom so that each room offers privacy. The second bedroom has a queen bed, private bath, rocking chair, nautical decor, flat screen TV, and private balcony.

Calico Crab is located in Barrier Dunes, an exclusive gated community with two swimming pools (one is gulf front), lighted tennis courts, paved lighted streets, playground, stocked fishing ponds, and three beach accesses. Barrier Dunes is also located less than 5 minutes to St. Joseph's State Park, a 2000 acre state park that has a boat landing, 3 miles of paved roadways, beautiful beaches and access to the bay and gulf.

We provide all towels and linens, start-up of toilet paper, paper towels, laundry detergent and dish washing detergent. We want your stay to be as comfortable as possible.

Come and stay at Calico Crab and you'll see why you'll be back every year!!

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More Details

Property Manager
Debbe Wibberg
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017


Port St. Joe Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , Dowstairs Half Bath
    Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master Bathroom - Double Vanity, Separate Shower, water closet, jacuzzi tub. Second Bathroom has full tub/shower, vanity. Half bath located on main level.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • Master Bedroom - King Bed, chest of drawers, dresser, tv armoire w/flat screen tv, private open deck with view of pond, closet. All linens provided.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Barrier Dunes is located on Cape San Blas, this peninsula is located about 18 miles from Port St. Joe, Florida. The tourism on the Cape is nature based so you won't see high rises, just lots of wild life and beautiful beaches!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Calico Crab - 2 BR/2.5 BA-Pet Friendly-Wi-Fi-3 min. to Beach!!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
Central Illinois

Very Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I had very nice stay at the Calico Crab. Everything was as stated -- maybe even better! I enjoyed the spacious master bedroom/bath. My friend was very comfortable in the guest bedroom/bath which was also nice. Beds were comfy. Flat screened TVs in living room and both bedrooms. The kitchen was very well equipped. Great coffee maker! We especially enjoyed our lunches on the screened in porch overlooking the lake. Weather was beautiful. Enjoyed walking on the beach. Great time of year to enjoy the beauty of Cape San Blas.

For fun, shopping and good food visit Apalachicola, Port St. Joe and Mexico Beach.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review of Calico Crab! This is a great unit, perfectly decorated and makes you feel right at home! All the amenities you need for a peaceful getaway to Cape San Blas! We hope that you will come back soon! Cindy Trubee Happy Toes Vacation Rentals
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Best Appointed Unit in Barrier Dunes

  • 5 of 5

In the last two years we have rented six units in Barrier Dunes and this by far is the best appointed one. Although it is in the back of the development, it is only a short walk to the beach and main pool. The unit was furnished with everything you needed for your stay in Cape San Blas. The owners of the unit really care about your vacation experience and I would recommend this unit to anyone looking at lodging in Barrier Dunes.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us at Calico Crab! This unit is nothing short of perfection! Everything you need and wonderfully decorated - you will definitely want to come back! Looking forward to seeing you again in the near future! Cindy Trubee Happy Toes Vacation Rentals
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A charming getaway perfect for a dog and a small family

  • 5 of 5

Calico Crab was the perfect, affordable beach vacation for a family of 3 with a dog. The unit has everything you could need and is a quick walk thru the neighborhood to a beautiful, uncrowded, dog-friendly beach. I honestly think my dog had the most fun of everyone! I agree with another reviewer that the photos don't do the unit justice, it was clean and comfortable and bright. I would recommend bringing groceries with you if you like to cook and if you are a SERIOUS cook--bring your own knives. For most guests though, the kitchen amenities would be more than adequate. The marble countertop and oversize fridge was great. I'd love to come back and bring some friends next time.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northport Alabama

Nice place.!!

  • 4 of 5

Very Nice condo was really clean. The only complaint is it is a drive to eat anywhere and not alot to do for kids on the Cape.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a WONDERFUL time on the Cape! The townhome was wonderful. On the nights that we stayed in and cooked, we had pots and pans for all of our needs!! The beach was absolutely beautiful. There were a few days that we stayed all day on the beach and watched the sunset for the day. We really enjoyed being able to bring our four legged baby with us to the beach. Kudos to Cindy....She was extremely helpful in answering all our questions before our trip. We are already looking forward to booking for next year!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay in our little corner of paradise! The cape is a wonderful, peaceful getaway and we love sharing our "paradise found" with our guests! We love helping you get the most from your time away and we can't wait til you come back again! Cindy Trubee, Happy Toes Vacation Rentals
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully decorated town house, very generously stocked with all needed kitchen necessities and very clean. We have been coming to Cape San Blas for the last 8 years. From all the houses we have rented, this was for sure the nicest one. Very fast security deposit return. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Calico Crab! We take pride in our units and in our service and we hope you return and stay with us very soon! Cindy Trubee, Happy Toes Vacation Rentals
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Nearest Airport
72 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches Airport
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cape San Blas
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Port St. Joe Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 25 2017 - Aug 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 17 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $115 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

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