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Cruiseship Views- Never Leave Land!!!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 9 Sleeps (13 with 2 air mattresses)

FREE use of tandem kayak provided with rental!!! WE HAVE WIFI!!! Gorgeous Brand New 3br/3.5ba Luxury Condo On The Beautiful Gulf Of Mexico!!! Watch The Sunrise With Your Coffee And The Sunset With Your Cocktail On Either Of The Balconies! Feel Like Fishing? Bring Your Pole To Catch The Big One On The 500 Ft Dock! Feel Like Relaxing? Sit On The Balcony To Enjoy The Wildlife, Fish, Birds, Dolphins, Manatees, And The Ever Changing Scenery. The Changing Water And Sky Is Fascinating!! Enjoy All The R&R You Need In A Ocean Front Condo Without All The Commercial Hustle And Bustle!

The Condo Is Located On The Second And Third Floors With Elevator And Stair Access To The Second Floor. The Gigantic Master Bedroom Is Located On The Third Floor (second Floor Of The Unit) With A Private Balcony Overlooking The Gulf! The Master Bedroom Has A King Size Bed And Small Sofas For Reading And Relaxing. The Master Bathroom Has A Garden Jacuzzi Tub that Is Rumored To Be Magical.... You May Turn Into A Mermaid In This Tub!! If The Magical Tub Isn't For You, their is Huge Walk-in Shower !

The Kid Room Is Also Located On The Third Floor (2nd floor of unit)! It Is Bright And Fun! It Has A King-size bed And A Single Sofa Bed! The Kids Even Get Their Own Bathroom With Tub/shower Combo!

The Elegant Second Master Is Located On The Second Floor (1st Floor Of The Unit) And Has A Queen Size Bed And Full Bath!

The Living Room Has A Queen Size Sofa Bed For Extra Sleeping Area.

Fully Operational Kitchen Where You Can Cook With A View!! There Is Seating For 12 To Dine At The Bar And The Dining Room Table. The Unit Has A Full Size Washer And Dryer In Case You Run Out Of Bathing Suits!

If You Have Time To Watch T.V., The Living Room Has A 70 Inch Flat Screen With A Recliner Couch.

If you have a boat, bring it! Close by Dog Island has beautiful water and white, sandy beaches! Great place to swim and play.

More Details

Darrell and Robin Liford
Member since: 2015
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Darrell and Robin Liford

We are so excited to share our little piece of paradise with you. We have two awesome daughters who are married and each have 2 beautiful children (our grandkids who we absolutely adore)!!! We have a fabulous son who just completed his bachelor's degree in accounting. Our entire family welcomes you and hope you love A-ROO-BA on the Gulf as much as we do! 7

Darrell and Robin Liford purchased this bungalow in 2014

Why Darrell and Robin Liford chose Carrabelle

The Million Dollar view, of course! We love the area as it is not commercial and the area is a quaint fishing village feel. Great fishing, scalloping, boating and kayaking and sightseeing.....lighthouses, quaint towns, beautiful day trips!

What makes this bungalow unique

Some the best fishing on the Gulf! Only 45 minutes to Tallahassee!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Perfect Getaway!


3186 Hwy 98 E, Carrabelle, FL, 32322, United States

This condo is beautifully decorated and very roomy. It has everything that you could possibly want or need. The view of the water is unbelievable and the sunrise was awesome. Loved that is was right there by the water. The pier is really nice too. Great place for a family vacation or for a get together with friends. The drive along the shoreline is beautiful too. Best place we have stayed yet!
Feb 2017
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Carrabelle Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please remove shoes at front door. Please DO NOT allow children to play on elevator. Please do not bring live sea critters into house.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Kid Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Elegant 2nd Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Hall Bath - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Elegant 2nd Master - 1 queen
    Kid Room - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , One king size bed and 1 pull out single bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Plenty of room for 2 or 3 air mattresses. 2 are provided
    Living room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size sleeper sofa
  • Kids love to sleep on air mattresses.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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average rating of 4.703704 based on 28 reviews

Would love to return! Fisherman's paradise!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was just as nice as the pictures show and the view is just beautiful! Parking/unloading and the elevator was convenient to the location of the unit, which is important when traveling with a large family with toddlers! The fishermen in our family were just in heaven and spent every moment that they could out on the pier catching several types of fish. I would've loved many more hours sitting on the balcony but unfortunately there was a family emergency back home and we had to leave earlier than planned. I was so sad to leave. I really hope we get to return one day!

Robin Liford always responded promptly to my texts when I had questions. My sense is that she and her husband are just wonderful family oriented people. I'm grateful that my family had the opportunity to enjoy their beach home!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay....even though it was cut short due to your emergency. I pray that your family is doing as well as can be expected at this time. You were a joy to host! So happy the men loved the fishing pier! We love it, too! Thank you for choosing A-ROO-BA ON THE GULF! Robin and Darrell Liford
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Beautiful condo for a large group. Overall we liked it very much.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in this condo was a memorable one. We loved the boardwalk. Sat there and enjoyed the nice breeze and the beautiful sunrise from the balcony. We strongly recommend this for people who would like to stay in a quiet place and want to enjoy nature.

Chithra Srini

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your stay. Thank you so much for choosing A-ROO-BA on the Gulf. You were awesome guests!
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Gorgeous,comfortable and spacious property

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing visit. Kayak was a nice bonus! Spacious and comfortable property with all the amenities of home. We went to St. George beach (about a 45 minute drive) and it was beautiful.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your stay! Thank you so much for choosing A-ROO-BA on the Gulf!
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  • 5 of 5

Owners were great, very cordial and helpful. Property was outstanding! Lots of room, great fishing and kayaking! Very relaxing! Would definitely stay again!! Highly recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your stay! Thank you so much for choosing A-ROO-BA ON THE GULF!
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Beautiful, well-appointed house with lovely views

  • 4 of 5

Cute beach decor. Lots of open space. 3 bedrooms, plus an aerobed and several couches and recliners -- plenty of room for our group of 5. Extra large dining table. Kitchen well stocked with cookware and appointments. Our only disappointment was the smell that sometimes wafted from the muck outside, but this wasn't even a consistent problem. No beach access, but only a short drive to several beaches (I chose St. George Island). Gorgeous views from the two decks. We felt right at home and had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at A-ROO-BA on the Gulf! Our condo maintenance team has worked on removing the seaweed to eleviate the smell. It apparently was blown up on the bank from Tropical Storm Alberto last month. It normally does not smell. We love to go to St. George Island beach as well.
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Everyone was so impressed with the condo. Furnishing, decorations, cleanliness was all perfect!

We looked at several homes and other locations but this condo had an elevator which we needed!

Beautiful place!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So happy you enjoyed A-ROO-BA On The Gulf. Thanks for staying with us. Enjoy your summer!
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Tallahassee, FL
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
St. James Resort
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Crooked Creek Restaurant
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Car: necessary

It is only a 45 minute drive to Tallahassee! Why not stay where you have a beautiful view?!??! Only 25 minute drive to St. George Island! Stay where you have the view and take a day trip to St. George Island for the beach and lighthouse adventure.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110
Property Damage Insurance $79

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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