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Aug 1-Oct 31 Pay 3 nts, Get 2 FREE! Waterfront! Dog Island views! Pool, jacuzzi!

Bedrooms 1
Space 906 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 floors of riverfront serenity! Beautifully furnished, great rates!

Nautical Wheeler offers luxury waterfront living at it's finest, with affordable rates! We offer 4 floors of riverfront accommodations near the mouth of the Carrabelle River. Relax on your balconies as you enjoy the boats passing by, while you take in the breathtaking view of St. George Sound and Dog Island!

Your condo is located at the closest river access to the Gulf of Mexico for your boat. There is a public boat ramp next door and a private/secure place to park your boat within the designated boat parking area on our condo's private property.

Just two miles away is Carrabelle Beach, which offers covered picnic pavilions with grills, along with public restrooms.

Our 1 bedroom/2 bath condo gives you a covered parking space on the first floor along with a private outdoor shower. On the 2nd floor there is a screened in living area with a captain's table and chairs. This is such a fun and enjoyable hang-out place to enjoy the salt air!

The 3rd floor is the main living area with a living room, flat screen TV, kitchen and dining area, full bath, and balcony. The sofa is a queen sleeper sofa. You'll love the fully stocked kitchen and it's granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, along with it's stunning wood cabinetry.

The 4th floor hosts the master bedroom, full bath, flat screen TV, 4th floor balcony and a sleeping/sitting area that has a day bed which sleeps two. There is a beautiful sliding "barn door" that separates the extra sleeping/sitting area from the master bedroom.

Don't forget to enjoy the beautiful pool, jacuzzi, and landscaped grounds of our condo area. These amenities are included with your stay!

Nautical Wheeler is equipped with Dish Satellite for TV and WIFI.

Glenn and Lawson Smith would love for you to enjoy the coast at Nautical Wheeler! Please email or call Glenn Smith 7 days a week for questions or to reserve your get-a-way in paradise!

(NOTE: When inquiring through VRBO, Glenn will promptly reply to you from his personal email address). Sorry no group gatherings allowed, even for day use, beyond the maximum allowed occupancy of 5 people.

More Details

Glenn Smith
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Glenn Smith

We both grew up in nearby Tallahassee and have enjoyed the Carrabelle area since the early 1970s. Having been on fishing charters out of Carrabelle years ago when in our teens, we have always loved the idea of owning a riverfront place as boaters in our adulthood.

Lawson is a longtime educator, having spent years as a teacher, principal, and now serving in administration at a small Christian school in Tallahassee.

Glenn enjoyed a 25 year career in airlines and at a travel agency also in Tallahassee. After retiring from the travel industry, he has been a property manager for beach homes between Alligator Point and Watercolor, Florida . Lawson and Glenn have 5 grown children, in their 20s, who have also enjoyed growing up going to Carrabelle and nearby areas such as St. George Island and Apalachicola.

While already owning a vacation rental on both St. George Island and beautiful Lake Talquin, located 35 minutes north of Carrabelle, we jumped at the opportunity of purchasing a riverfront condo when it became available in 2016. This condo's location is very unique and breathtaking!

We'd love for you to enjoy the salt life of Nautical Wheeler and the Pirates Landing neighborhood. Thank You for being our guest on the coast!

Glenn Smith purchased this condo in 2016

Why Glenn Smith chose Florida Main North West

We chose this property because if we're going to stay in the area, there is nothing like being on the riverfront and having the phenomenal views from the balconies! Boating access and boat parking is an added bonus. The luxury, style, architecture, and location are second to none!

What makes this condo unique

You too can have it all by staying at Nautical Wheeler. When you combine the amenities, such as, views, location, pool, jacuzzi, boat ramp & parking, and more, there is no doubt that Nautical Wheeler is the perfect coastal retreat!


Carrabelle Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 906 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom, 4th floor with queen bed sleeps two. Day bed on the 4th floor sleeps one adult or two children within the sitting/sleeping area that can be closed off from the master bedroom via a large rolling barn door. For additional sleeping arrangements, in the 3rd floor living room we offer a comfortable queen sleeper sofa that sleeps two. Maximum occupancy allowed is 5 people
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sound/bay fishing
Beautiful Carrabelle Beach is located a mile away. When coming from Nautical Wheeler, turn south on Hwy 98 where the Carrabelle Boat Storage building is, then turn left at Emsy's Cafe which is the first curve of the road. NOTE: There is no fish sink and fish cleaning table due to the scraps attracting raccoons, mice, bears, etc... Bring your own fish cleaning set up. There is a hose and fresh water under the house in the car port. Also, there is not a charcoal grill nor a gas grill due to fire codes and safety reasons. If you bring your own portable grill, please set up away from the wood condo complex and on the grassy area between the condo and the Carrabelle River. Bring your own metal bucket and shovel for proper disposal of used charcoal after they have cooled off in your grill.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Aug 1-Oct 31 Pay 3 nts, Get 2 FREE! Waterfront! Dog Island views! Pool, jacuzzi!
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Restful, peaceful, beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time in the Nautical Wheeler! The Wheelers took great care in making sure our trip would be the best possible - all correspondence were answered quickly and thoroughly. The condo was very clean, very comfortable, incredibly well stocked and nicely updated and decorated! The bed was soooo comfortable! Linens/towels were great! Best of all it was so peaceful! Carrabelle is def a fishing town - we don't fish so we did do some exploring. Here are a few ideas if you are interested: St George Island (state park is beautiful, extremely well kept, has great covered pavilions right on the beach, which is amazing - if you are a biker or up for a long - 5 mi - walk there's a great path to the tip of the island) / When leaving St G I take a left on 98 there is a fab seafood place - The Red Pirate / Apalachicola (10 min west of St G I) has a great downtown area with lots of fun shops to explore / west of this is Port St Joe - the Krazyfish restaurant has awesome fish tacos and really great wait staff...who pointed us down the street by the lighthouse to find lots of shells, then sent us to San Blas State Park - really nice and lots of fun. We highly recommend Nautical Wheeler!!!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You very much for your wonderful review! It was certainly a pleasure to host you for your birthday and wedding anniversary celebration! We value your business and look forward to your return in the future! Glenn & Lawson
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  • 4 of 5

What a great place to spend the month of February! The unit was beautifully decorated and comfortable. The bed was fantastic. And the view was beyond belief. We had hoped to see a boat or two. What a surprise to see A LOT of boats, and a variety, from pleasure boats to commercial fishing vessels to a State of Florida Law Enforcement vessel. Glenn was so accommodating, including driving over an hour one way to bring us a rack for hanging our clothes. I would have given the place a 5 star rating, but for the lack of water pressure while showering, the lack of vanities in the bathrooms, and the size of the basins and inability to contain the water in the basin.If we had been staying just a week, these minor inconveniences may have been less noticable. But with a 28 day stay, it was definitely awkward. Overall Nautical Wheeler is a fantastic place for a vacation. Whether you are enjoying the comfort of the inside, the fresh air on the screen porch, or the views from both sets of French doors, you will be glad you chose this jewel. You will be centrally located near great restaurants, the River Walk, Museums and greeted by friendly locals .

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for your wonderful review and for being our monthly guest! We're so glad that you had a beautiful and unusually mild February! We hope that you'll come back again in the future. Glenn and Lawson
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United States, IL, Springfield


  • 5 of 5

We made Nautical Wheeler our base hub for 4 nights after leaving Ft Myers Beach on our way to Orange Beach. We were looking for a place with easy access for days trips around the area. First impression... AWESOME! Well appointed, nicely decorated and CLEAN! Glenn and Lawson have a real gem here. The generosity and hospitality they have shown us from initial contact until after our stay is almost beyond compare. They are attentive and easy to work with. We will certainly look forward to another stay when in the area. What a fun place!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You very much!! We try hard to make our guest experience exceptional! We're excited to host you back one day!! Glenn & Lawson
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Tallahassee, FL

Great Stay at Nautical Wheeler!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Nautical Wheeler was perfect for our anniversary weekend! We were very happy with the quality and all the features of this great condo. The owners have thought of everything - it was beautifully decorated, had a fully stocked kitchen, fast internet service, comfortable beds and lovely views. We enjoyed watching the boats passing by from the balconies and the sunrise each day. It was also the perfect "home base" for the weekend to make short trips to St. George Island to walk on the beach and to Apalachicola, where we enjoyed all the great shops and lunch at the Owl Cafe.

I would highly recommend a stay at Nautical Wheeler to others without hesitation, and we are looking forward to going back again sometime soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You very much for sharing your weekend experience! In addition, thank you for spending your anniversary at Nautical Wheeler! We're so glad that you enjoyed the features of our waterfront condo along with the fun activities close by! Thanks again and we hope that you'll return in the future! Glenn and Smith
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Tallahassee, Fl and Poland, Ohio

Great anniversary weekend!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary here and had a wonderful time! The Nautical Wheeler was such a great place on the water. The French doors on 2 levels open up to views of boats passing by, Carrabelle, and of Dog Island. The sunrises were so beautiful each morning. The multilevel townhouse was so cute and had everything we needed. Appalachicola and St George are only a short drive away and we spent a day trip there with an easy drive back. We will definitely be returning! I would recommend this hidden gem to anyone in need of a getaway.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for enjoying your anniversary at our waterfront condo! We appreciate your compliments and are very pleased that you discovered our place and the area. We look forward to your return!
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Awesome get-a-way!

  • 5 of 5

We were very extremely impressed and pleased with the Nautical Wheeler. The owners were amazing and so accommodating. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The condo itself is first class and the anemities of the adjacent boat ramp and docks was a great bonus. We will definitely be back soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You very much for your compliments of our luxury waterfront condo along with your kind and thoughtful words about us! We're excited that you're considering coming back and we appreciate your business! Glenn and Lawson
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Nearest Airport
53 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Carrabelle Beach

Carrabelle is a sleepy fishing village centrally located within Florida's "Forgotten Coast". This deep water river port is the last stop along the

Gulf IntraCoastal Waterway before boats take the open water journey to where the IntraCoastal Waterway continues south at Tarpon Springs, (near Tampa). Therefore, enjoy watching the boats and yachts cruise past your balcony as they fuel up prior or upon arriving from their open sea journey.

Carrabelle is near 3 lighthouses, hiking trails within state and national forests, St. James Golf and Country Club, (open to non-members), shopping in Carrabelle and Apalachicola, along with the top rated beach in the U.S.A., St. George Island.

There are multiple sights to see nearby, such as the World War II museum in Carrabelle, St. Marks Wildlife Refuge, and Wakulla Springs which is one of the world's largest and deepest fresh water springs.


Rates & Availability

Carrabelle Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 26 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
Mar 1 2018 - May 17 2018
2 night minimum stay
May 18 2018 - Sep 4 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/linens/towels $70
Tax Rate 9.0%

CLEANING FEE: $70 extra. No pets allowed. MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY allowed is 5 people, (queen bed, day bed for 2 and a single blow-up bed)
NOTE: 3 NIGHT MINIMUM STAY FOR HOLIDAYS, (Including MLK, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years)

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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