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St. George Island 'Joy'

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

steps away from relaxation


Discover “Joy” on peaceful St. George Island while relaxing around a beautiful brand new swimming pool situated among the scrub oaks. Hear the waves crashing from this comfortable home that has a lovely Gulf view balanced with privacy offered by the trees. “Joy” is on the corner of 4th and East Gulf Beach Drive, which makes for easy beach access. In addition “Joy” is walking distance (or a short bike ride) from every restaurant and store on the island. This charming home is waiting for you.

Bedrooms: 3, Sleeps: 8, Bed Sizes: 2 Queens, 1 full/twin bunk bed with twin trundle, 1 Queen sleep sofa, 1 pack and play, Baths: 2

Amenities: Screened porch and open deck, both with nice Gulf view, private lot surrounded by manicured scrub oak trees, corner lot with easy beach access, only 3 blocks to the lighthouse and restaurants, a flat screen TV’s in each bedroom - including a 46” in the living room with extensive channel selection, DVD player, high speed wifi, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer in laundry room right off of the kitchen, pack and play for infants, double shower in master bedroom with seat, and wood burning fireplace with java logs provided. Warmly decorated with original art.

Non-smoking No Pets

Must be 25 years or older to rent this property


More Details

Scott Whitehead
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2017

About Scott Whitehead

Navy veteran and Music Industry executive with a love for the serene and uncrowded beaches

Scott Whitehead purchased this house in 2013

Why Scott Whitehead chose St. George Island

We first visited the island the summer of 2011 for a vacation, and fell in love with its pace and beauty. There are no hi-rise condos here, no crowded beaches. There is just one way onto and off of the island by car - a 4 mile (6.4km) bridge crossing the famous Apalachicola bay.

When we left that vacation, we knew we would be back soon, and when we saw the chance to purchase a home, we did. Now we would like to share the home (and island) with you.


Gulf Beaches House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Outdoors - outdoor shower , Enclosed hot and cold water
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large shower with seats and shower heads at both ends
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Window view of the Gulf
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , This room opens to a screened in porch with a Gulf view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Twin top, full below with twin trundle beneath
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
For guests with infants, there is a Pak-N-Play in the bunk room closet.


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

St. George Island 'Joy'
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

The PERFECT place in St. George

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time staying at Joy! The pool is beautiful. The house is so close to the beach. You can walk to the restaurants, bingo at the fire hall (whole family), and the ice cream place. The house is perfect for two families with everything you need. I would definitely stay there again. We had a great time off shore fishing and grilled our catch at the house sitting by the pool. You can't get any better than that!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kingston Springs, TN USA

Relaxed and Rejuvenated at JOY

  • 5 of 5

Joy has the perfect location!! We were a flip-flop block to the beach, a short walk to restaurants, around the corner from Tuesday night bingo at the volunteer fire station, and so dark at night we could count stars from the deck. The bed was a perfect blend of firm and soft that had us sleeping ridiculously late every day. The art, so personal to the owners, is warm, intimate and colorfully low-key, much like the island itself. We loved our stay; the comfort of Joy, SGI's laid back pace and people, our day trip to Apalachicola for shopping and finally, the ocean and the natural beauty that has been thoughtfully preserved, protected and in view everywhere we went. We intend to return every year for the rest of our lives!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
Several to choose from within walking distance
Car: not necessary

St.George Island State Park is located on the east end of the island. A day pass allows you access to see the island as it was 100 years ago - no homes, just dunes, wildlife and secluded beaches.


Rates & Availability

Gulf Beaches House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Aug 13 2017
7 night minimum stay
Autumn 2017
Aug 14 2017 - Nov 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017 (6-17Nov)
Nov 6 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
US Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017 (27Nov-15Dec)
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
US Holiday 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Active duty or veteran or reservist of the United States Military? Please take 10% off the rate if you stay a week.
First time guest? Please take 5% off the weekly rate.
AARP member? Take 10% off a week's reservation.
Florida resident? Stay at Joy for a week and take 10% off the advertised rate.

Only one discount can be used per stay.
Discounts apply to stays of 7-14 days.
Proper ID or membership card must be provided at check-in.

Ask about our monthly rates - great deals for the off seasons!

Weekly rentals are generally from Sunday to Sunday but are flexible.
No Pets / No Smoking
Full refund available only with optional rental insurance purchase. Contact owner for details.
You must be 25 years or older to rent this property

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Contact Owner

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