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Serene Mermaid Studio Suite

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Last updated: 02/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Studio
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

A Unique Suite Located On a Serene Pine Lined Property, Yet Close to the Beach.

Situated not unlike the Tranquil Mermaid cottage (my cottage #591810), this serene studio suite is surrounded by greenspace and quiet, yet only a short walk or bike ride to Mexico Beach's highway 98 and the beach. Attached to the main house, but with a private entrance, this suite is designed for a romantic or relaxing weekend getaway.

This large one room studio, with California king bed, has lots of windows with a view of pines and lawn. It has its own private entrance, private bath w/large closet and kitchenette, including microwave, coffee pot, small refrigerator. Guests have access to the main deck with large table, umbrella and chaise lounges, as well as a more private area with barbeque, lawn chaises, table and chairs. Decor is similar to the cottage in that it is done in peaceful shades of grey, white and neutrals. Wi-fi, Netflix and Amazon prime are included.

My dear dog Zoey and I stay in the main part of the house. But, while we love our guests, we respect your privacy. Other than seeing us coming or going or working in the yard, you probably won't hear us.

A smaller version of the cottage, this suite comes with the same 5-star commitment to hospitality, housekeeping and comfort. It would be my pleasure to host your stay.
PLEASE NOTE AND RESPECT THAT THE STUDIO IS NON-SMOKING (inside and on the property).

Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/27/2017

Property Type

  • Studio
  • On floor 1
  • 200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    This space is designed to be a romantic getaway or private get away.However, it is also fine for an adult and child depending on the age/situation. I always invite my guests to reach out with questions as each guest and situation are unique. It is so difficult to check boxes, because it is a little black and white. I adore children. I welcome your questions in terms of safety and size of the space, etc....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Non-Smoking inside and outside (with exception: A cigar or pipe on the deck after dinner, etc. is fine by me.) But please no cigarettes in or outside on the property. I thank you....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The room is on one level, but there are stairs up to the deck in order to access the room. I am happy to answer any questions about accessibility....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Cozy, peaceful and decorated in cottage style soothing greys, whites and neutrals. Large one room studio with King Size bed, lamps on either side. COMFY sofa, eating table/desk with lamp, large dresser, television with OnDemand. Nice sized bath with tub and shower with large closet. Small kitchenette area with microwave, coffee pot, ice bucket, small refrigerator. 3 windows with views of pines and a window in bath with same....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Nice sized bath with large closet, one sink, storage, medicine cabinet, shower and bath. Window with view of pines and natural light....moreless

Other Amenities

  • I am so in love with the grounds and green space here. In the afternoons when a breeze comes up, it blows thru the pines and into our back yard. You can hear the muffled sounds of the beach and boating, but not the traffic. As with the mermaid cottage (my cottage #591810), I am dedicated to the same 5-star hospitality, housekeeping and comfort of my guests. dana...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    On Demand/Cable & Music Channels are provided....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Basic boom-box type radio/cd player...moreless

  • Television:

    This property is furnished with On Demand/Cable & Music channels....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Just a block or two off the water and main highway, but feels a million miles away. Wildlife and green space are out your back door....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Small table/desk inside and 2 chairs and a table outside as well as chairs & chaises on lawn. Guests are also always invited to use the larger deck if they choose....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    There is a dryer on site and you are welcome to use it. It will be located in the main part of the house, but can be accessed from the porch. There is a clothes line outside to dry beach towels...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There are 2 beach cruisers on-site for my guests to use....moreless

  • Heating
  • Parking:

    Parking is available close to the room and opposite from the parking driveway for the house. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath, Kitchen and Beach Towels are provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    There will be a washing machine on-site and you are welcome to use it. It will be located in the main part of the house, but can be accessed from the porch....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Normal Size...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    4 plates, 4 bowls, silverware, bbq utensils, coffee cups, wine glasses, plastic and glass water glasses...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    me. : )...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchenette with microwave, coffee pot/filters, ice bucket, small refrigerator. Cups, glasses, dishware and silverware are provided. This suite has its own charcoal grill....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee Filters, Salt and Pepper...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Small refrigerator in room...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    There are 2 beach cruisers on site for guests to use....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large Deck/Patio for main house that you are welcome to use. Has large table, umbrella, chairs and chaise lounges. Smaller private area with guest bbq & table/chairs on lawn....moreless

  • Golf:

    20 minutes away in Port St. Joe at the Country Club....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    For rent and can be delivered during season by several companies....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Wonderful greenspace that all guests are welcome to access as they wish. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Wonderful charcoal grill on-site....moreless

  • Tennis:

    5 minutes away at the park by City Hall...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    For rent and can be delivered during season by several companies. Parasailing and other activities 5 minutes away on the beach...moreless

Building Type

  • Cottage
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2016-17 Standard
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$85
$575
2017 Seasonal
Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$95
$645
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$85
$575

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $50
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

I absolutely want my guests to feel at home...to access all areas of the property as it calls to you. Because this property is part of a private residence, located on a quiet, dead end street, I simply ask that guests be courteous to neighbors in terms of parking in designated areas, and respectful of their privacy. Mexico Beach has wildlife to include fox, racoon, bear and deer and more. This property has large areas of greenspace, so while rarely seen, I always like to remind guests that we do have a population of critters, and are respectful to them as well. PLEASE RESPECT and HONOR that this is a NON-SMOKING property both inside and out. Thank you. dana


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Location

48 Miles
Nearest Airport
Panama City Beach
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Several
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Port St Joe/Country Club
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Several
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Mexico Beach

Car: Recommended

Mexico beach is such a wonderful location- even in peak season the crowds are so minimal to other beach towns. And yet, within just a short drive there are other coastal towns all with completely different flavors. While we have our own restaurants, etc., the next town down, port st. Joe has a wonderful selection. It's downtown is quaint and all the shops are owned by locals. You can journey out to Cape San Blas for horseback riding on the beach, bike riding on their path, or a day on their beautiful beach. The state park is wonderful. Travel a little further and you reach Apalachicola- an old fishing village that now also has wonderful galleries, shops, restaurants, and is famous for their oysters and shrimp. Mexico beach is the perfect place to retreat and not have to do anything else but relax, and yet for those who want to venture out, there is plenty within an hour.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2015

About the owner: I moved back to Mexico Beach after being gone for several years. I led a blessed life as a photographer, but wanted something new for the next phase of life. When I decided to experiment with my cottage and rent it out part time, much to my surprise and joy, it became booked rather quickly. When it was booked, I used to stay with friends, or sometimes in my Airstream, but realized that I needed something more permanent over summer. I struck a deal with a wonderful gentleman in Atlanta who owned a home 2 blocks over that was in desperate need of love and attention. I cosmetically rehabbed the house to put back on the market. In the process, I fell in love with it. I could hardly believe that anything could feel more peaceful, quiet and serene than the cottage (The Mermaid Cottage, VRBO #591810). But, I loved retreating here at the end of a long day. Hence, the gentleman agreed to sell me the house so that I had a place to stay when the cottage was rented, and so I could set up my studio/office in a permanent space. But what really made the property perfect was that it had this huge master bedroom with a separate entrance off the back deck. And from there, the Mermaid Suite was born. I designed her to be a romantic getaway or peaceful, private short and sweet stay for any 1-2 people who love the beach but also appreciate green space and nature the way I do. Zoey (my Catahula and I) stay in the main part of the house, and we just love the idea of having a little company from time to time. We love sharing our simple life at the beach. We look forward to having you stay with us. We will continue to add gardens and other little joys as time goes on. It would be my pleasure to host your stay. dana (& Zoey)

Why the Owner Chose Mexico Beach, FL, USA:
I personally love the balance of greenspace, quiet and a neighborhood, after a wonderful day in the sun. During peak season, I also love not being in the heart of all the coming and going and traffic we have on our highway. It is the best of both worlds. This little space is affordable, but still gives you taste of life at the cottage, without so much to care for. It is a little slice of serenity, for sure.

The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
I am an artist, so sometimes I am a mix of both a very outgoing personality, and also a person that enjoys serenity. Therefore, having a home that is so close to everything, and yet offers the peace of the birds singing, the wind thru the pines- is such a perfect blend. This space is a great little hideaway for one or two people who don't want to care for an entire cottage, like to be out and about during the day- and like to retreat to some privacy after a great dinner- maybe read a little, watch a movie, play cards, or sit and watch the stars.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/27/2017

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Photos

  • The Beach Awaits.

    The Beach Awaits.

  • Our beautiful beach right down the street.

    Our beautiful beach right down the street.

  • The Mermaid Studio Suite...

    The Mermaid Studio Suite...

  • Desk/Eating Table

    Desk/Eating Table

  • Private Bathroom with large closet on right, shower, bath,vanity.

    Private Bathroom with large closet on right, shower, bath,vanity.

  • Front of the main house

    Front of the main house

  • View From Deck to Yard

    View From Deck to Yard

  • View out of each window is green...

    View out of each window is green...

  • Carport/planting area by opposite side of suite-near outdoor cold shower

    Carport/planting area by opposite side of suite-near outdoor cold shower

  • Entrance to the studio. Two best friends come this weekend to read and relax.

    Entrance to the studio. Two best friends come this weekend to read and relax.

  • Just a bike ride away...

    Just a bike ride away...

  • THE most comfy couch in the world. A place to read, to watch a movie...to nap.

    THE most comfy couch in the world. A place to read, to watch a movie...to nap.

  • Kitchenette with Micro, Fridge, Toaster, Coffee Pot, Plates, Silverware.

    Kitchenette with Micro, Fridge, Toaster, Coffee Pot, Plates, Silverware.

  • WELCOME dear GUESTS.

    WELCOME dear GUESTS.

  • Mermaid Trellice directing you to your parking space.

    Mermaid Trellice directing you to your parking space.

  • Chairs & Table for the studio.

    Chairs & Table for the studio.

  • The backyard at the studio.

    The backyard at the studio.

  • Main Deck leading to the Studio.

    Main Deck leading to the Studio.

  • my Zoey.

    my Zoey.

VRBO #749670

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, February 27, 2017

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