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Two blocks to downtown shopping, restaurants, theater & festivities!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 28 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, each with private bath and walkout to wraparound porches.

Windemere Guesthouse is located in Apalachicola's Historic District two blocks away from Market Street shopping & and the Bowery Art District. Explore the many museums, art galleries, unique locally owned shops and the historic waterfront. Dining is fresh world class cuisine having been featured in Southern Living, Coastal Living and The Wine Spectator

Windemere Guesthouse is a two story cottage with upper & lower wraparound porches accessible from every room. The guesthouse has two spacious bedrooms with vaulted ceilings, each with a private bath, fully-equipped kitchen with separate dining room, living room with fireplace, WiFi, flat screen TV, cable, central heat & air, washer/dryer.

Catherine Peterson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

About Catherine Peterson

My husband & I live in Atlantic Beach Fl where he is Construction Director of Beaches Habitat for Humanity. We get back to Apalach as often is possible where we can rest, relax & rejuvenate, eat oysters & enjoy many friends!

Why Catherine Peterson chose Apalachicola

Within walking distance of downtown (2 blocks) but insulated in a quiet residential neighborhood. Close to local nightlife, dining, theatre, art galleries, shopping, boat launch.

What makes this house unique

I love the wraparound porches, the vaulted bedroom ceilings, the openess of the house and the beautiful sunshine pouring in the front windows along with the downtown churchbells. During special music festivals & parades we can listen & watch from our front porch.


Apalachicola House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Two blocks to downtown shopping, restaurants, theater & festivities!
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Spring Green WI

Great home, great location & great hosts!

  • 5 of 5

This home was presented well, nicely furnished, clean & well maintained. The hosts responded quickly to our questions. Our car was only used to explore outside Apalachicola as the location was walkable to downtown restaurants, entertainment, shopping and more.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda Thank you so much! I loved having you, Ellen and Bill as guests. You are welcome any time! Cathie
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Enjoy traveling

Had a wonderful time. Love the town and the folks and loved the location of the property!

  • 4 of 5

The only downfall is there is no bathroom downstairs. There is a master bedroom and bath downstairs but it is locked and reserved for the owners. The two bedrooms and bathrooms upstairs are lovely, but if you need to use the restroom frequently you will get a lot of exercise going up and down stairs. Other than that, we loved the home and the town and hope to go back annually.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ontonagon, MI

Loved the Windemere Guesthouse

  • 5 of 5

This place had everything we needed when we arrived. Bedrooms (2) each had their own bathrooms & walkout to the above porch. Loved the house & the town being dog friendly. We walked our dog to town just about everyday & the town was only two blocks away. I would definitely rent this place next year. The owner was great.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location. Great House

  • 5 of 5

This house fits the bill. Comfortable. Has everything you need. Super convenient location. Definitely will stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the flowers! Hope you had a great time and learned a lot about the Plein Air Festival. I would welcome you back anytime.
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Wonderful vacation in Apalachicola!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I absolutely loved our month-long stay at the Peterson's home in Apalachicola. The house is gorgeous - spacious and beautifully furnished. We had the whole house, with wrap-around porches on both floors, plus a patio and grill and smoker in the front yard. Everything in the house is new and in wonderful shape - the property definitely exceeded our expectations. And we loved the town of Apalachicola - it's a real community, everyone is incredibly friendly, and there's lots to do, including learning about about the history of the area, nature walks, driving across the two bridges to the beaches on St. George Island, and eating tons of fresh seafood. I'm ready to move to Apalachicola - or at least go back and stay again at Cathie and Rob's lovely home :)

  • Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! You're both officially on the 'Friends & Family' list now!. Gracious guests and wonderful people!
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  • 5 of 5

The house was great, very comfortable, clean and quiet. We had a wonderful time sampling the oysters in different restaurants and taking in all the history of the area. We highly recommend this property as a great place to take a vacation.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind words and we look forward to having you back in the future!
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

housekeeping $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Inquiries welcomed for special events and weekly rentals. Please phone or email! Pets on on approval only. Rates are subject to change.

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.