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On The Water! Nature Lover's Paradise - Fishing, Kayak/Canoe, Wildlife, Sunset

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Crawfordville House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom + Loft, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

One of the newest built homes on Live Oak Island. This modern and spacious 2007 1,930 sq ft home on the water has coastal decorations throughout, perfectly situated near the neighborhood boat launch and at the edge of St. Marks Wildlife Refuge. Superb views of bay, gulf and canals. Set on pilings with a large deck mezzanine and the main living area and deck on the third level. There is an elevator available by request for those needing assistance.

Our favorite parts of the day consists of viewing the various wildlife, listening to the mullet jump, watching the dolphins enter the bay to feed, enjoying the sunset from any of the deck levels or paddling the canoe/kayak out into the bay and canoe trails. You are minutes away from Shellpoint Beach, Golf, and the St. Marks Lighthouse.

The home has central heat and air, w/d, gourmet kitchen completely stocked with everything you need but your food (including upscale appliances-gas stove and a convection oven). There are ceiling fans and televisions in all bedrooms (5 LED flat screens in total). Master suite opens out onto the upper deck. The master bath includes the laundry, a jacuzzi tub, bidet, and spacious walk-in closet with safe.

The 4th level loft allows for more sleeping possibilities with 2 twin beds and living area with a large flat screen television, dvd and gaming systems (Wii and PS2).

Main living area includes gas-powered fireplace, dining area, and large 55 inch flat screen television with Blu-ray/dvd player. TV Reception is by HDTV over-air antenna with 13 local channels (abc, cbs, nbc, fox, cw, pbs, bounce, create, accuweather, get tv, FL channel, and me tv) and surround sound system. A library of books, magazines, dvds, board games are provided for your use. But most of your time will probably be spent enjoying the views, the quiet sounds of nature, two propane grills, picnic tables, kayak/canoeing, fishing (5 poles provided), and exploring the area. There is a set of Calloway Big Bertha graphite irons and a basketball goal for your use. Four mountain bikes are also available for riding on these quiet palm and oak hammocked streets.

Master Suite has a queen bed, master bath and sitting area

Bedroom 2 - Queen bed

Bedroom 3 - Full Bed

Loft - 2 twin beds and sitting area

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Phil and Rebekah
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2016
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Why Phil and Rebekah chose Florida North Central

Our family quickly fell in love with this area and the natural setting and wildlife that living on the water offers. We know you will enjoy your time on Live Oak Island as much as we do.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

On The Water! Nature Lover's Paradise - Fishing, Kayak/Canoe, Wildlife, Sunset
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 26 reviews
5

Great family rental!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our family Thanksgiving gathering! The kitchen had everything we needed. The children liked the canoe and 2 kayaks, they had a blast! The view was amazing-from the sunrise in the morning to sunset at nite! The owners did an outstanding job on info and contacting me with questions that I had. The elevator was great, saving our backs due to many coolers of food. Thanks for a wonderful rental!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing week with family

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your place on the water. We brought our motorcycles so we could ride the coast to PCB ,us our sonhis wife and our niece and nephew. We couldn't have asked for a better place. The view is wonderful and the sunsets are awesome. If your looking for peace and quite this is the place for you. Enjoyed watching the dolphins play. The host has thought of everything from fishing gear to games. No reason to get bored. And the house is amazing.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, beautiful and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a peaceful secluded place with a waterfront view this is the place.

We watched the dolphins play every morning and afternoon from the deck. We were able to access the gulf in minutes from our location and we got our limit of scallops every trip out.

WE WILL BE BACK.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Family Scalloping Trip was a success!

  • 3 of 5

This was our first trip in the area. This home was beautiful and accommodated my family of 8. It was very clean and maintained. The owner was very prompt in answering any questions. My grandchildren enjoyed the excitement of seeing the blue crabs and sting rays in the canal. The bicycles were a plus, as well as, the games provided in the home. We spent most of our time out on the gulf scalloping. We were unable to take advantage of the boat slip only 2 doors down, due to the low tides (that has to be planned for both coming and going). We did launch the boat from Wakulla River and St Marks. The Wakulla River is a beautiful ride!!!! Scallops were plentiful out from St. Marks...we limited out both days!

If I could make a suggestion, it would be to maybe add some blinds to the windows and maybe ask that the AC be turned down and cooling prior to arrival. It took 2 days for the house to cool. It was not comfortable with 96 degree weather. The sun coming in the windows in the evening made it difficult to cool...especially when the stove and/or oven were on. The sunsets are gorgeous to see for sure. This improvement would be a plus!!!!

Thank you for allowing us to stay in your home. Bless you!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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BEAUTIFUL ! LOVED IT !

  • 4 of 5

The house ,the area , the view and the amenities were awesome This place has everything. Teenagers were a little lost without wifi for a bit, but got over it eventually and ( I think) it was good for them. Awesome time ! Dave & Joanna

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our description for the home clearly states that we do not have wifi available. Disappointed to be penalized in your review for an amenity you knew was not available when you booked.
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5

Best. Rental. Ever.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented this beautiful, fully equipped coastal home over Memorial Day weekend and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The only thing more impressive than the outstanding hospitality of the owners was the view... which is EPIC. The welcoming feeling the owner's created by including all the wonderful amenities of their home (from bed linens to bicycles) gave us the sense that we were house guests versus renters, Their communication before, during and after our visit was equally outstanding. VRBO vacation property owners take note: THIS is how it's done.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Tallahassee Municipal Airport
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Wildwood Golf and Country Club
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Spring Creek Restaurant
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Shell Point Beach

Wakulla Springs State Park is just minutes away and is a great place to swim in the summer and watch manatees in the winter. Shellpoint Beach is just a short paddle or car ride away and is a great place for swimming or finding small sealife.

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Rates & Availability

Crawfordville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall/Winter 2016/17
Oct 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,100
$3,500
 
 
Spring/Summer 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,250
$4,000
 
 
Fall/Winter 2018
Oct 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
$3,700
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
$3,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 11.0%

*Elevator available by request only
*$50 charge for bringing your dog. Your dog should be treated for flea and tick 3 days before arriving. Permission must be approved in writing for more than 1 dog
*No Cats are allowed
*We rent only to family groups and responsible adults older than 25 years of age; adults cannot rent properties on behalf of underage guests. Any use of the property for purposes other than family vacations is not allowed. No parties or events can be held inside the home or on the property.

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.
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Amenities

Crawfordville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1930 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , After a long day of fishing or enjoying the sun
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , loft
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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