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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Charming 1930's Beach House Beautifully Restored To It's "Old Florida" Grandeur!

Welcome to our historic & picturesque beach cottage, Neptune Rising! Originally built in the 1930's, this ground-level coastal cracker home has been beautifully and fully restored to it's original charm of yesteryear. Come and recharge as you enjoy the original heart pine hardwood floors, wide plank walls & ceilings.

The view of the ocean is enticing as you enjoy the amenities of the expansive front screen porch. Located on a corner lot, the walk to the county owned beach is only a short 100 yards away.

Relax in the rocking chairs, porch swing, the sofa, or the dining table as you read a book, nap, or enjoy a meal with family and friends within the alluring screened-in porch!

The comfortable and spacious living room offers two slip covered couches, swivel rocker and other occasional seating. A 32" flat screen TV, DVD player, and large selection of DVD movies are available for your enjoyment. Open to the living room is the dining area that sits 6 to 8. Throughout the home you'll enjoy the work of many local artists of Florida's "Forgotten Coast.

The kitchen is amply stocked with everything you would need to prepare a gourmet meal from the sea or simply making a sandwich. With the long counter, many windows providing a light and cheerful environment, and generous size, everyone will want to congregate together in this vintage kitchen with all it's modern convenience!.

A corner master bedroom features an ensuite bathroom with bead board walls and an antique claw foot shower/tub combo. The 2nd bedroom also features a double bed with a large closet. You'll be transported back to the days of Old Florida as you walk into the old fashioned sleeping porch. This bedroom features a pair of twin beds with an extra trundle underneath. Surrounded by a bank of windows, the young and the young at heart will enjoy games and hanging out in this room.

The large hall bathroom features a tub/shower combination, bead board siding and wood plank ceilings.

Neptune Rising provides use of a two person kayak, 2 oars, and 2 adult life vests! There is a nearby kayak launch at the north side of Neptune Street where you can enjoy the serene and undisturbed Indian Lagoon. On a calm day kayak among dolphins after launching just a few yards away at the beach!

After playing in the surf and sand, rinse off in the hot/cold outdoor shower located in the back yard. Our back yard is completely fenced!

We provide a large driveway that can accommodate up to four cars or 3 cars and a boat. The public boat launch is located about a mile away. There is even a hose to rinse off your boat or your feet!

Jeff and Beverly would love for you to come and experience their little corner of paradise. Our cottage is procrastination inducing. The wide and uncrowded white sand beach beckons you to Neptune Rising.

Please call or email the owner's assistant, Glenn Smith with any questions, comments, or for reservations.

More Details

Property Manager
Glenn Smith
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017


Nearest Airport
73 Miles
Panama City/NW FL
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
St. Joseph's Bay Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Indian Pass Raw Bar


Port St. Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in the master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall bathroom
  • Double bed with closet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Sleeping porch with 2 singles and single pull out trundle
  • Master bedroom with private bath. Double bed and large closet.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
Marietta, Ga

Best Vacation Ever :)

  • 5 of 5

This is our third year to this grand little house. We love, love, love it!! The house is very comfortable and close to the beach. The beach is beautiful and the weather was great for us!

We got plenty of rest and can't wait to go back again next year :)

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. Highly recommend this place. The nice secluded beach is very close and the house is very quaint and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Social circle, georgia

Very cute cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Very cute cottage! Great proximity to the beach and well furnished.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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NW Florida's Best

  • 4 of 5

Great house, nice location and wonderful weather made our stay at Neptune Rising March and April 2017 a great respite from a long Midwest winter. We will be back next year!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Time at Neptune Rising!

  • 5 of 5

This Old Florida cottage home is charming. All the furniture is very comfy and the home is well stocked with everything you need. The cottage has been updated while maintaining it's original 1930's look. The beautiful wood floors, walls and ceilings give the cottage a warm and inviting feeling. We couldn't see the ocean from the spacious, private screened-in porch but we could hear the soothing sound of the waves. And it's an easy, short walk to a fabulous, beautiful, huge beach where you can walk for miles. Watch for dolphins, hunt for shells and enjoy the shore birds while strolling the beautiful shore. The fenced in yard worked out great for our golden retriever who loved her daily walks on the dog friendly beach. Glenn (the manager) was very attentive, helpful and friendly. Indian Pass is an undiscovered piece of paradise peninsula with no high rise condos, tourist trap stores, etc. Since we were there in the winter, sometimes we had the beach to ourselves, which was dreamy and wonderful!

Be sure to eat the shrimp or oysters at the Indian Pass Raw Bar which is just down the street.

And be sure to visit old Florida, quaint Apalachacola. Our favorite restaurant there is Up the Creek. The Apalachacola air boat ride or Maritime Museum boat rides are great.

When you go to Port St Joe be sure to eat at Peppers (great Mexican), Sunset Coastal Grill (yes, you can watch the sunset from your table by the window!) and Joe Mama's. The pizza and (for dessert) the pot o chocolate at Joe Mama's are to die for!

And if you don't mind a short road trip, Wakulla Springs boat trip is awesome and well worth it! We've done this several times and each time is different. You'll enjoy the nature of Florida. We've seen lots of gators, turtles, variety of beautiful birds, manatees etc.

End the day with a trip back to the beach, to watch the glorious, amazing sunset!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Old Florida Charm!

  • 5 of 5

Just finished 2 month stay and could not believe it was time to go! Excellent location for beach lovers & pets. We loved the character of this home & it has everything you need. Big advantage was no stairs to climb & fenced in backyard. Met many wonderful neighbors. Our AT&T phone worked very well in the living room & so did lap top. Nice table for seating 6-8. We cooked most meals at home & had everything needed. We have stayed at the Cape, but found this to be perfect.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $25

Tax is extra at 12pct PLUS $25 pet fee per pet, $100.00 cleaning fee which includes clean linens & bath towels.

*5 NIGHT MINIMUM STAY requirement for Thanksgiving and Christmas/New Years holiday season.

In the event that you need to cancel the dates that you had been holding, we provide a full refund only if we're able to re-rent the dates that you had blocked out, which had prevented anyone else from reserving those dates. Purchasing trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended because you never know what unexpected & covered life event can occur.

We accept checks only & a personal check is fine. 50% deposit due within 10 days of a reservation w/ the final 50% due by 30 days prior to arrival.

Tax is extra at 12 pct.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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