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Luxury/Couple/King/Balcony/Pier/Panoramic Views-Sun, Fun, Fish, Relax, Golf!

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Ideal Home! Couple Luxury Gulf-front/King Bedroom/1 Bath/Waterfront/Balcony/Pier

Our guests say, "..a beautiful place;.. look forward to return". This property is highly favorable to those with mobility issues. Our beautiful 550' dock, the longest in Franklin County, can be maneuvered by wheelchair which includes fishing. This is the perfect place to view sunrises and sunsets while sitting on the bench at the end of the pier, from the home balcony, living room or grand kitchen. The wicker rocking chair which can be used on the balcony is hypnotizing with the breeze, water view, scenes of fish swimming and dolphins playing, otherwise activities of nature in a serene and happy place. Very much uplifting and fun! We aim to please to ensure an enjoyable stay.

The home is a very nice property in a romantic setting for couple with living room and large gourmet kitchen in a panoramic view of balcony/beach/pier/sea life with dolphins/islands; nicely appointed with amenities and every comfort of an upscale home including luxury kitchen items, music sound system, library of books with local area readings, plush throws and pillows, complete travel guide info, cookbooks, serving pieces for romantic holiday meals including turkey roaster/decorative platter and much more.

Ask about golf cart rental for driving on the beach and horseback riding on the beach. We serve as your travel subject matter expert for area beaches, venues, museums, fine seafood dining, wildlife, history and activities tailored to your unique personal interests. This includes ideal shelling venues, gorgeous sunsets and beach paths among protected dunes, sea oats and sea turtle nesting.

Rare migratory birds, monarch butterflies, and lighthouses are examples of sightseeing venues we offer as recommended half or full day trips tailored to our guests interests. Just ask us for assistance as needed to ensure a memorable vacation stay in our home. We will also respect your privacy if you choose to explore on your own without our assistance. You will be very pleased. We appreciate guests`requesting add on days and a desire to return knowing everyone leaves desiring more time.

This particular home is not designed with pet-friendly features as is our larger family gulf-side home which was designed by me to accommodate pet guests and built with pet friendly in mind which is available for pet lovers to stay at Cape San Blas.

This new, upscale water home is ideal for the executive couple, golfers, retiree or anyone looking for a getaway retreat gulf side to boat, fish, kayak, sun, sightsee or relax. Well appointed with king master bed, master bath, luxury kitchen, open living area with expansive Anderson windows and sliding door overlooking large covered 20' x 8' balcony. Spectacular views and gorgeous sunrises and sunsets overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and Dog Island. Endless parade of dolphins, rare birding and sea life in a private, secluded stretch of coastline truly unique and memorable. You will see pelicans and an occasional alligator swim by as he fishes during the full moon.

Meander 500 feet of fishing pier, palm trees, wildlife and marine life. A nature lover and golfer's paradise in a kayak community with kayak expeditions and fishing/sightseeing charters available on site. Located 50 miles south of Tallahassee, Florida in St. James. Explore world-class St. James Golf Course and fishing village of Carrabelle, historic Apalachicola, and all the area has to offer including world renown Wakulla Springs, three highly notable marine labs, 4 lighthouses, Camp Gordon World War II Museum, fishing villages, beaches, state parks, historical landmarks and countless seafood restaurants within less than an hour drive. The home is nestled in a private, well-lit, safe and friendly condo community with serene beauty; uncrowded and remote, mostly undeveloped and undisturbed in this secluded stretch of Florida coastline.

The home's executive suite features quality construction including kitchen and bathroom tile, hardwood floors with large rugs and carpet in bedroom, crown molding throughout, expansive granite countertops, upgraded stainless steel appliances, spacious custom cabinetry, gourmet amenities and nice linens to be enjoyed while observing sunrises (living room/kitchen/balcony), sunsets (extra nice from pier), unique night views from balcony (incredible full moon), coastal habitat, rare native birds and sea birds, kayaking, boating activities and cable television in double leather recliner . Sure to please with comforts of home, owner provides complimentary reserved parking on concrete pad with elevator or covered stairway access; vanity table with mirror and stool; beach chairs/mats/beach towels; generous supply of linens; washer/dryer; starter limited supply of laundry detergent, dish soap, body and hand soap, and trash bags; plentiful cookware, large boiling pots, and roasting cooker; various kitchen utensils; coffee pot; large crock pot; specialty cookbooks; and colorful coastal themed dishes for whimsical entertaining. The kitchen is well appointed to accommodate cooking from economical meals to fine dining with fresh seafood available daily at nearby markets. Easy to prepare are local specialties such as low country boil and steamed shrimp in the home with brochures and information for local dining. Internet has recently been installed.

Pack light with camera and swimsuit for a romantic and memorable vacation getaway with which you will be pleased.

This website recommends this home (vrbo 722112) for a couple only and possibly one adult guest added or one-two infants or small children. The home has one king bed, one full bathroom, a very large kitchen, attractive furnite pieces with storage features and plenty of room and more than enough provisions for many more and is ideal for two adults comfortably for an intimate and romantic getaway. Leave the pet more comfortable at home with family or friends and enjoy walks on the ever intetesting pier. The home does not offer pet friendly accomodations with high end flooring/area rugs not conducive to spills or pet accidents. Pet walking areas are limited. This home is best suited for a couple with one guest with an emphasis on the best of a care-free and memorably getaway. Too many people will be less comfortable and cause safety concerns since we adhere to safety standards regarding our home and guests.

A confirmation email will be sent to the guest personal email address due to length since much info is shared about the home, stay, driving directions and area info considered most helpful in planning the stay. Guest is asked to acknowledge receipt to confirm the number staying and provide drivers license number merely for some identification for our files regarding who is staying in the home for security and contact reasons in case of some emergency. This email response is needed no later than several days before check in and preferably upon receipt of email confirmation agreement or as soon as feasible after the initial payment is made on credit card to reserve the home. With an initial payment of security deposit and vrbo service fee, vrbo will release the contact info for guest and owner to connect and communicate further. A phone call to safely receive by phone the lockbox code and brief check in instructions is recommended the evening before checkin with other details provided in advance. Please respond regarding confirmation and number of guests staying.

This clarification prevents a repeat experience with perhaps a misunderstanding of the one negative review regarding cancellation and an immediate 100% refund due to no response to our repeat requests to confirm couple only since repeat references were made to multiple people in the family vacationing in the area every year for many years with reference to staying in a nearby rental home inland which sleeps 8 was made . We were unable to confirm how many guests would be staying when only two adults were requested; conflicting info pointed to various family members with this family of five returning each year which our home safely cannot accomodafe,. In the absence of repear requests to respond with confirmation, for perhaps multiple residences rented, we determined our home was not a best fit to accommodate this family. Despite dealing with a terminal illness and death of our immediate family member at that exact time while trying to confirm number of guests, our most sincere offer to assist with other accomodations was rejected. The guest was not understanding but fortunately made alternatI've arrangements the same day by returning to a nearby property he was familiar with based on repeat visits which was more suitable and appropriate for his family. We fully refunded all funds, apologized for any inconvenience caused due to communication, circumstances and coordination and regret the traveler being angry and offended as demonstrated in the review with untruths. We are appreciuative of our guests as indicated in any other positive reviews over many years of accomodating guests in this home and our Gulf-side community Cape San Blas home who feel as though they are treated as friends and family.

Thank you for your interest in staying and welcome to our home!

More Details

Jeanie Walker, Owner/Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

About Jeanie Walker, Owner/Manager

Lifelong love of panhandle coastline. Passion for sharing Tha Kingfish Beach Home in the Cape Dunes Community of Cape San Blas as owner/manager. Happy to share local area info with confirmed guests for maximum vacation enjoyment. Dolphin watching is the greatest pastime!

Jeanie Walker, Owner/Manager purchased this condo in 2014

Why Jeanie Walker, Owner/Manager chose Carrabelle

This waterfront property is truly beautiful and unique. The home is located midpoint and in perfect proximity to the capital city of Tallahassee and Cape San Blas beach rental home Tha Kingfish allowing me to enjoy the coastline during weekend getaways while facilitating vacations of those vacationing at Tha Kingfish home.

What makes this condo unique

Endless water views, activities and amazing surprises - all viewed from inside the home or from spacious covered porch balcony seaside.


Carrabelle Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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 ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Tub/bath combination, nice shower curtains/liner, tiled bathroom walls/floor, secure/clean inside bathtub mat, bath mat/matching large bathroom rug, black marble countertop/porcelain sink, lower custom cabinet, large mirror, two towel bars, bright lighting, beach towels for loan, blow dryer, coastal decor and nice ambiance. Cleaning supplies for convenience maintained in bathroom cabinet, toilet bowl cleaner/brush/plunger provided behind toilet as needed or for emergencies, starter supply of toilet tissue placed on roll prior to arrival with extra role in under sink cabinet as starter supply until guests purchase their own as needed based on preference. Clean linens placed in bathroom for guests prior to arrival include 2 white bath towel Tommy Hillfiger/other high quality brand, 2 matching personal white hand towels, 2 matching wash clothes, make up remover towelettes with 1-2 darker blue wash cloth for use as needed, and a decorative coastal print hand towel. Second set available.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King bed in master bedroom, no pet please. Bedroom amenities include a closet, full dresser with linens, bedroom chair, makeup dressing table/stool, decorative lamps for soft lighting, linens/throws, wicker hamper, coastal decor and nice ambiance. Please confirm reservation request before 1-2 days of arrival. If no response to ensure the reservation is for a couple only, no pet and no smoking in the home (instead of a family/group reservation, or inconsistencies), we respectfully reserve the right to cancel the reservation request with refund upon cancellation if guest is repeatedly non-responsive. . Busy schedules understood yet confirmation is required to confirm particularly for auto-pay to avoid misunderstanding (I.e., bad review/guest non-responsive/refund with cancelation for 2 adults who referenced annual 5 family member trip, refused my assistance but quickly secured lodging,).
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Requires couple only due to one king bed/one bath. Guest couple enter via covered concrete parking, elevator, lockbox, one-level, onto black/tan oriental-design hall runner into our well provisioned home with furnishings, upgraded hardwood floors, off-white bedroom carpet and oriental-design large area rugs as floor coverings in our desig for couple only with no pet allowed. The 800 sq. ft. plus large balcony works best based on our experiences. The home is comfortably provisioned for a two person maximum in respect of guest safety, Fire/Marshal requirements, and compliance with other regulations. The one bathroom with door entry from hallway and master bedroom works best for couple only and is not conducive a larger group. Thank you for respecting our limit of two persons and no additional overnight guests. A community pool access at the nearby St. James Golf Course is available for a month couple rental rate of approximately $50 per month. Visit $10 Sunday Brunch Buffet!


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Luxury/Couple/King/Balcony/Pier/Panoramic Views-Sun, Fun, Fish, Relax, Golf!
average rating of 4.4 based on 15 reviews
Hendersonville, NC

Carrabelle is beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

This was my wife and mines first visit. We where very fortunate to stay in the Carrabelle area and the unit was so beautiful. If you want a tranquil bay setting, this is your place.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Hill. FL

The "Forgotten Coast"

  • 4 of 5

A nice little hideaway on the gulf. Great for a quiet getaway. Unfortunately for us Tropical Storm Cindy was hitting all during our stay, but still plenty to see and do. Monday's are a little tough to find open restaurants. To save some driving just go to Tropical Shrimp Co. in Panecea. Food is good and service friendly.

The renter pays for using a credit card on the entire cost. Make sure you see that in the owners contract. Not the same as Home Away's policy. Otherwise you can't beat it.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 1 of 5

I booked this property 2 weeks in advance of a 4 night stay and 2 days prior to my arrival the owner cancelled. Actually had the nerve to call me the night before and say they were preparing for my arrival and then when I checked my email the reservation had been cancelled. Which story is correct? That you are expecting me or that you have an emergency? I SEE THE PROPERTY IS AVAILABLE THIS MORNING AFTER MY RESERVATION WAS CANCELLED.

BEWARE! If, you as a traveler did this to the owner; you would not receive your money back and would be given a negative review for other owners to see AND HomeAway offers no recourse. I am sitting here 48 hours before my planned trip with absolutely nowhere to stay. I sure that this review will make its rounds in the good ol' porperty owner circle of this area however, I DONT CARE THIS TREATMENT IS DESPICABLE!!!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dewitt, MI

Relax watching the ocean!

  • 3 of 5

If you are looking for an area to totally relax, this is it. I did miss having internet connection though.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Albany Ga

Great weekend

  • 5 of 5

Clean. Great water view.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful condo. Very well maintained. Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time celebrating our 49th wedding anniversary. We fished, relaxed, and ate lots of wonderful seafood.

We are very glad we discovered Home Away Rentals..

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Dog Island Ferry available in Carrabele
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
St. James Golf Course
Nearest Train
55 Miles
Tallahassee, Fl
Nearest Motorway
Coastal Scenic Byway - US Hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
St. James Crooked River Grill, Seinyard Seafood
Nearest Beach
Bungalows by the Gulf, St. George, Carrabelle
Car: necessary

Birding, museums, state parks, and deep sea fishing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning & Linens Fee $95 + Tax
Administrative Fee $30 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Please confirm in writing upon request no pets, no smoking, couple only (well appointed for couple only,no additional guests due to furnishings/space; our vrbo 303141 pet friendly accommodates 6 comfortably perhaps 8 if smaller children). Sleeps couple only (2) in king bed, double/single recliner/chair, barstools (3 dining/1 kitchen), no smoking, no fish cleaning facility or fish frying in home, no cooking on porches or parking area. Fully refundable $200 deposit to secure reservation returned online. Nominal reservation fee may apply due to administrative time. payment due before 10 days of check in. Deposit returned after inspection/clean online within two weeks allowing time for inspection/clean. Please mail signed agreement with contact info to Jeanie Walker, c/o Southern Magnolia Beach Bungalow, P.O. Box 186, Monticello, Fl 32345 or email return if time does not permit. Professional cleaning standards, quality customer service and strong work ethic provided for shared personal beach home. Email agreement/driving directions/local area info provided for confirmed guests. Emails, text messages or phone calls/voicemail for staying in touch. Please call to discuss requests for flexible dates, calendar, monthly stays/utilities/rates (contribution towards monthly utility bill may apply to monthly rentals) or other availability at our larger beach home for couples, larger groups/family accommodations. Visit our Cape San Blas Beach Home at VRBO 303141, Tha Kingfish, Cape Dunes Community. Your patronage is appreciated.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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