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Cottage by the Sea, 7/16, Beach Front, Private H Pool, Pet, Wifi, Great Location

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 brm 2 1/2 bth sleeps 8 max

***Aug 6th week reduced all remaining open homes, please inquire***

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'Cottage by the Sea' Sun to Sun Rental -- Pool heat included Spring & Fall thru Thanksgiving week

**Convenient location close to town but feels like the middle of nowhere! Fantastic Views and Quiet**

Beach/water Front 3 BR, 2 full baths and 1 half bath home. Cottage by the Sea is located at the mouth of the bay in the Beaches area making it just minutes from shopping and dining in both Port St Joe and Mexico Beach. This home is located next to Windmark Beach in a very quiet area where there are very few homes and almost no traffic.

Being located next to Windmark allows for miles of paved trails and boardwalks for bike riding and walking with no vehicle traffic. The views will take your breath away.

Cottage by the Sea has a great layout. The first level up from the entry has 3 brms - 1 gulf front king with private full bath and 1 gulf front queen room, both of these rooms have sliding glass doors that lead out to a water front deck. The 3rd bedroom has 2 Bunks, the queen and bunk room share a full bath in the hallway. The Laundry area is also located on this level.

The next level is your open living, dining and kitchen which leads out to a large covered deck overlooking the water from the Gulf of Mexico and the front of the home has lots of glass so the water and sunset views can be enjoyed inside as well as on the decks. There is also a 1/2 bath on this floor.

Keywords: Beach rental home, vacation rental, pet friendly, beaches, fishing, snowbirds, weekly rental, beach vacation, panhandle, private beach vacation rental, Gulf, bay, beach Front vacation rental home, vacation rental, beach house, cottage, pet friendly rental home, scalloping, paddle boarding, pristine bay, fishing, dolphins

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Property Manager
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2017


Port St. Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes 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
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of twin/twin bunks to sleep 4
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Cottage by the Sea, 7/16, Beach Front, Private H Pool, Pet, Wifi, Great Location
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
United States

Favorite place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love coming to St Joe Beach, Florida and our favorite place to stay is Cottage by the Sea. We've stayed here severs times and we just love it.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you all had another great year! Glad you find Cottage by the Sea to be your home away from home. Look forward to hearing from you for next year! -Terri
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Concord, GA

The place to unwind!

  • 4 of 5

Cottage by the Sea is the place to unwind! I picked this spot because I wanted to take my new fishing kayak out in the bay for some exercise and adventure. I rented another ocean kayak from 'No Worries' at Wind Mark Beach for my daughter to tag along with me. We saw so many creatures like rays, horseshoe crabs, starfish and even a couple of small sharks. We paddled a couple of miles each direction in the mornings before the wind picked up. The heated pool was perfect for the kids and me after seeing the sharks :O After a couple of days, we got the hang of the kitchen being on the top floor, and better utilized our trips up and down the steps. I wouldn't change the layout because the view from the top floor was awesome and it was convenient to watch the sunset each night on the covered deck. The small beach area out front was very pretty and wonderfully secluded. It was a short peaceful walk to Wind Mark bike/walking trail and we had fun exploring their unique resort. It was only an hours drive over to Panama City for an afternoon of Coconut Creek putt-putt and grand maze. Plus, we wanted to visit Pier Park too. There are some gift and antique shops in Pt. Saint Joe and Mexico Beach and a variety of places to eat. The internet worked well for our high schoolers, who were somewhat bored, but that is really what we unwind.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I enjoyed reading your review and glad you all had a wonderful vacation! There are so many unique things to do on this side of the county and plenty to explore. -Terri
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Perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5

Cottage by the sea has fired on all four cylinders! We have returned to cottage by the sea with our newly expanded family of 3 adopted boys and the week went by entirely too fast! There was no shortage of activity and the protected waters of the bay provided a safe environment for all water sports. We windsurfer, sailed our hobie 18, fished, paddle boarded, skim boarded, snorkeled and swam in the new pool! This all taking place under the beautiful view of Cape San Blas and it's wonderful sunsets. What's also worth mentioning is the proximity to the amenities of civilization. Both Port St Joe and Mexico Beach are a stones throw away which made our rainy day excursion very pleasant without having to drive too far. We will definately be back. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jason, I'm so glad to hear you had a wonderful vacation this year and have found a rental to call your home away from home. Cottage by the Sea is truly special for those who enjoy water sports, privacy, as well as being closer to town. I look forward to having you all back again next year! Thank you for your review.
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Fort Valley, Georgia, US

Cottage By The Sea!!

  • 5 of 5

Just wanted to tell you how much our family enjoyed the cottage by the sea it was well equipped and suited for our family! We loved the location, the home, atmosphere just everything we hope to visit again next summer maybe a little sooner than before. I'm sure you get tons of reviews from others telling you the same thing however we have had rare vacations that literally we didn't need a vacation from this was the ultimate, epic vacation! We are now looking for a house there haha we definitely dream about though! The wildlife was in abundance, and shells! Pray we were as good of renters as you were a renter, was ultimate home away from home:)! Thank you again!!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cottage by the Sea

  • 5 of 5

An excellent, relaxing and romantic getaway for a week. The cottage was charming: amazing views of sunsets and stars. Well-equipped kitchen for those who love to cook. Easy access to the beach, and we loved the blocked off section of old hwy 98. Perfect for walking the dog when we didn't want her wet and sandy. Next year we will pack the roller blades too.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review and will look forward to having you again. Yes when they cut the old 98 Hwy off and built a new highway 3/4 of a mile behind it left a 1+ mile of paved street cut off to all traffic. Bring the bikes, walk, run, roller blade. I have only seen a couple of people biking that stretch from time to time, it is so quiet and tranquil there. You can also bike/walk in the Windmark community which has beautiful landscaping and homes.
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Cottage By The Sea

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Port St Joe and I have to say this was the most relaxing vacation we've had in a long time and very enjoyable. This rental home is very private, and had everything we needed. Lots of storage space in the kitchen, lots of room. Highly recommended. We did get to see a lot of wildlife.. Starfish, Horseshoe crabs, stingrays and dolphins every day. I also want to add that Terri was an absolute dear in helping us with our stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Panama City
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Port St Joe
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
St Joe Country Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Port St Joe or Mexico Beach
Car: necessary

Located halfway between Port St Joe and Mexico Beach in a small out of the way street on the mouth of the bay.


Rates & Availability

Port St. Joe House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 21 Special
May 21 2017 - May 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
May 21 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
August 6 Special
Aug 6 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Late Summer
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 24 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 29 2017 - Nov 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Winter
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 4 2018 - Mar 10 2018
7 night minimum stay
Peak Spring
Mar 11 2018 - Apr 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
Spring Value
Apr 15 2018 - May 11 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $90 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Quoted Rates include pool heat for Spring & Fall thru Thanksgiving.

****We will run Specials last minute or non peak weeks, please inquire for these specials****

$500 down with the remaining balance due 45 days prior to arrival.
We accept personal checks or any cards except American Express

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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