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Beach Front Paradise, Wifi, Pet friendly!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2200 sq ft sleeps 10! beach front!

This quaint old beach house has a traditional beach cottage motif, private beach access, and is located on the Gulf county side of Mexico Beach. Gulf county beaches allow dogs, where bay county beaches (one block away) do not.

This part of Florida is known as the forgotten coast. It's quiet and peaceful with white quartz beaches, dolphins and sea turtles, you'll feel like you have this piece of paradise all to yourselves. The area is very family friendly with the town of Mexico Beach just a 15 minute walk up the beach, where you can find some mom and pop restaurants, a cantina, and a small market. Port St Joe is just a 10 minute drive away for more amenities.

The house has a King sized bed, 2 queens, and bunk beds. There is a washer and dryer, stocked kitchen, wifi, netflix, beach chairs and everything else you'll need for a relaxing and enjoyable vacation. On a side note, I had a few guests last summer who were disappointed that there was no cable television at the house. You'll be pleased to hear that I now have cable TV for my guests, so you won't miss your favorite sports games!

More Details

John Michalski
Member since: 2016
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:
April 24, 2018


Port St. Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Beach Front Paradise, Wifi, Pet friendly!
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews

Wonderful Experience

  • 5 of 5

We loved our Thanksgiving holiday spent at Carmel's Blessing. The house was big enough for extended family to enjoy each other without being on top of one another. The kitchen was fully stocked. Everything that we needed for holiday cooking, from spices to baking ware, was provided.

The dogs enjoyed the dog friendly beach across the road from the house. This old styled beach house will become a regular destination for our trips to Florida from now on.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it.

  • 4 of 5

Overall a very pleasant stay and couldn’t ask for a better location. Minor inconveniences would be that there was barely any toilet paper or garbage bags. Stairway going dow toward the beach in poor condition. But those were relatively just inconveniences and overall loved it. Would definitely love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all enjoyed your stay. I will make sure in the future that there are more garbage bags and toilet paper available. We're slowing upgrading the property each year, and the stairs are on the list of things that we plan to get to in the next year or two. I hope your family will stay here again in the near future. Thanks, John
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Great Beach Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at Mexico Beach with our family. We quickly fell in love with the style and layout of the cottage. We had a laid back week filled with the best beach views and loved the closeness to yummy seafood just minutes away. We took our 7 children and cooked in 5 nights. The kitchen is the best stocked I have ever seen. My only surprise was no dishwasher (I had 7 though-smile) and bought paper plates for lunches etc. I would definitely stay here again! Loved it!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It made me remember the old Florida cottages my family would rent when I was a young girl

  • 5 of 5

My group enjoyed their stay in the Florida cottage with its rustic charm. We would use it again. The only comment we had would be to have a television in each bedroom.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying here. As of today we have a much larger TV in the main room and have moved the smaller TV to the back bedroom. Hope you'll come and visit again!
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We enjoyed our stay in this beach house. Open flow from room to room.

  • 5 of 5

We have a wonderful stay at the house enjoying the beach across the street and the short drive down the street to the shops.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beach paradise with a family of 9!

  • 5 of 5

One of the best beach houses we have ever stayed in. We had 9 people staying in the house and we all had our own space! It rained a lot of the time we were there, but the game drawers were a great pass time in the stormy weather! Also, our trips to the beach were perfect because of the secluded area on the beach! Also, there were plenty of beach materials provided for us to use when we went to the beach. One of our favorite parts of the beach house was the fully equipped kitchen where we could cook and prepare food as a family each night! Wonderful experience... definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Florida's "Forgotten Coast" is a beautiful stretch of lazy beaches and cute cottages.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and Linens $195
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 11.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.