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Sunny, Pet-Friendly Cottage With a Pool and Close to the Beach"""

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Pool, Sun Deck With An Ocean View

Just a short walk to the beach, Studio Sea is a newly renovated four bedroom Florida beach cottage. Two of the bedrooms are on the main level. A large third bedroom, fourth bedroom and bath are on the lower level with a separate entrance, making it perfect for two families or couples. Cool off in the new pool. View the gulf from the sun deck or sit on the porch with family and friends. Let the morning greet you in the sunny living area which includes open kitchen, dining and living spaces.

Like much of St. George Island, Studio Sea is pet-friendly. Food and water dishes are provided for your four-legged friend. We will gladly refund your pet fee if your pet does not do any damage.

During the day take advantage of all the available activities on St. George Island or shop in Apalachicola. In 2013 Dr. Beach rated the beaches of St. George Island as third best in the United States. In the evening have dinner at one of the excellent restaurants on the island or in Apalachicola where you will find some of the best seafood in the United States.

Bring your bike or rent one on the island. Studio Sea is across the street from the island bike path. The cottage is just a short bike ride to shops, markets, restaurants and fresh seafood.

Great fishing is available from the beach, the pier, or at the beautiful state park at the east end of the Island.

More Details

David and Brenda Mann
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About David and Brenda Mann

My husband and I first visited St. George Island as a result of a search for a pet-friendly vacation destination. We fell in love with the island and have been coming here every year since. We've enjoyed sharing it with the rest of our family.

David and Brenda Mann purchased this cottage in 2013

Why David and Brenda Mann chose Gulf Beaches

We bought this property so that we would have a place to call our own. Because of its location, we saw the potential in this property. We have lovingly and completely renovated the entire property.

What makes this cottage unique

We especially liked the sunny living area and the short walk to the beach. At the same time, the cottage offers a pleasant shady porch to enjoy.


Gulf Beaches Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM / Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


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average rating of 4.7647057 based on 51 reviews

Always a pleasure!

  • 5 of 5

It is so nice to be able to rent the same place multiple times. This is the third time for me and my family, and we couldn't be happier with our stay. It is quaint, and that is exactly what we need. Nothing too fancy, but very clean, pretty, comfortable, and efficient. The kitchen is well-stocked, too. It even has a short, direct walk to the beach.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this fantastic house for a girl's weekend to celebrate my daughter's 30th birthday and we all thought it was lovely. It is inviting, spacious, very clean and stocked with everything we needed for cooking etc. It was a short walk from the beautiful beach and although we visited in December and it was sadly way too cold to swim in the pool we are already planning a return trip in the Summer so we can try it out , because we loved the house, the beach and the island so much.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean. Love the beach colors and decor. Very open space. Not far at all from the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful corner lot, lots of room. Can walk to the beach from this location. It was great!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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a great beach house

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our time at the beach! The house is a short walk to the beach. The owner has been a joy to work with...even as we waited for a hurricane to pass and when we locked ourselves out of the downstairs! The biggest thing we were unaware of is that the bottom floor is only accessible from the outside. With kids on the trip, we weren't comfortable having them go outside if they needed us. Also, twin beds were NOT comfortable. The king size beds were much better. Over all, we would stay at this house again. We love the area. The house is big enough for 10 people. It was nice to be able to jump into the pool whenever the mood hit!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our family time together. We had an issue when we arrived, but Brenda Mann had it corrected. Nice place to stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place

  • 5 of 5

The house was a perfect place for a get away to beach. Short walk to the beach. Enjoyed having our private pool. Also loved that I could bring my lab for her first beach trip as some places have weight limits on dogs and here we didn't. Only thing I can complain about was the tv remotes needed new batteries and the fishy smell outside coming from trash not yet picked up by city I'm assuming but can't really control that one. Would definitely come again. :)

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
68 Miles
Tallahassee Regional Airport
Car: recommended

Our rental is within 15 minutes of Apalachicola with many interesting shops and beautiful historic homes.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $90
Damage Deposit $75

Summer rates for 2015 are higher reflecting the spring addition of a pool and a fourth bedroom.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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