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New luxurious home across from beach, private pool, huge porches, a Must-See!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths2
Space 3,024 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

"Simplicity", 3000sf & 1000sf of covered decking luxury! 4 bdrms, 4 1/2 ba, pool

"Simplicity"

NEW CONSTRUCTION ! AMAZING LUXURY FEATURES!

INCLUDES FREE CLEANING, CLEAN LUXURY LINENS AND BATH TOWELS AND BEACH TOWELS!

CHECK OUT THE MANY AMENITIES AND GREAT VALUE OF THIS BRAND NEW LUXURY BEACHSIDE HOME! WALKING DISTANCE, (2 BLOCKS), TO SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS!

Newly constructed in 2016, "Simplicity" was built with luxury in mind. Come relax on the island’s white sandy beaches and enjoy the clear Gulf waters in style. Our beach house will exceed your expectations with its fabulous views and extravagant amenities.

We offer a landscaped private pool with a spectacular outdoor entertaining area furnished with ceiling fans, dining table, and comfortable conversational seating. You’ll enjoy even more seating on 1000 sq ft of covered decking as you appreciate the sparkling blue-green waters and salty ocean breezes. The main floor covered porch leads out from the open living areas, and the 3rd floor balcony decking extends from 2 master suites and a bunk room on the top floor boast breathtaking views, including magnificent sunrises, sunsets and moonlight shimmering off the ocean.

Additional features of Simplicity include a ground floor half bath next to the private pool - great for the kids when they are playing in the pool or even at the beach - just a few steps away. Simplicity offers a county-owned beach-access path located DIRECTLY in front of your beach house. In addition, a public beach boardwalk is just down the street. Why pay up to 50% more for comparable beachfront homes when Simplicity offers so much at a much lower rate?

Simplicity was custom built in 2016 by one of Northwest Florida’s premier builders. We, the owners, have been visiting the island for over 40 years and are thrilled to finally own a place on SGI. We furnished, decorated and equipped this home with the same love and attention given to our first home. We want you to be comfortable and feel like this is your own personal getaway place as well.

The beautifully designed interior, with 10' ceilings, features an open floor plan of living/entertainment space equipped with a 70" smart HDTV and Blu-ray DVD. The well-stocked gourmet kitchen makes cooking a delight with a professional 6-burner plus griddle gas range with double ovens, a built-in 48" refrigerator, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and plenty of space for multiple chefs. The dining table seats 10 with additional seating for 4 at the expansive kitchen island. A half-bath is located on the second floor for convenience. An added bonus on the 3rd floor includes a second living area with tufted daybed sofa (and trundle) plus two chairs for quiet reading time. The top floor also offers a convenient morning kitchen equipped with a small refrigerator, bar sink, and coffee maker. All four beautifully furnished and decorated bedrooms (three king beds and one full/full bunk bed) have flat screen TVs and private bathrooms with walk-in showers.

There is a covered parking area under the house for multiple vehicles as well as additional parking. Prepare the day’s catch at your own fish cleaning area, and then roast them to perfection on your charcoal park-style grills! The seafood wagons on the island also provide morning fresh seafood in case you sleep through the fishing trip alarm clock! Upon returning from the beach, freshen up in the enclosed and private outdoor hot and cold shower.

Additional amenities include free High-Speed wireless internet, cable/satellite TV, washer and dryer, and beach towels. NO RESERVATION FEE, NO CLEANING FEE and, yes....FREE LINENS! As with all vacation rentals on our island, there is a required 7% state of FL sales tax and a 2% tourist development tax, (9% total tax).

Jeff and Joanne would love to host your family at Simplicity on St. George Island, Florida. Simplicity is truly a year round luxury beach house – a dream vacation home. Simplicity offers an incredible value for your money! We’d love for you to be our guest and experience the difference. We promise you will love our house and will be coming back to Simplicity time and time again!

Please email through VRBO/HomeAway Jeff and Joanne’s assistant, Glenn Smith, with any questions or for reservations.

During hurricane season we strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance. Storms can develop over 24 hours that can require mandatory evacuation of the island.

Sorry, no day events or gatherings beyond the maximum occupancy of 12 guests.

NOTE:

4 night minimum stay requirement during the Fall, Winter, Spring seasons. 7 night minimum during the Summer High season with Saturday to Saturday stays only.

Sorry, no large group functions, receptions, weddings, even for day use beyond the maximum occupancy of 12 guests. MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY allowed is 12 people plus infants.

REFUND: We provide a full 100% refund only if we're able to re-rent the dates that you were holding, which had prevented anyone else from reserving those dates. Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended for a full refund due to an unexpected cancellation for a covered reason.

More Details

Property Manager
Joanne & Jeff Markey
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:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Joanne & Jeff Markey

Hello! I spent my first summer vacation at St. George Island over forty years ago. My parents purchased a home shortly after that first trip and have been vacationing on the island ever since. My husband joined me on a trip over twenty years ago and instantly fell in love, too! We have watched the island grow and evolve over the years, but thankfully, it is still the perfect getaway for us!

Jeff and I graduated from Georgia Tech and currently live in Atlanta, Georgia with our two daughters and rescue dog. Our family of five enjoys swimming, paddle boarding, walking on the beach, photography, and spending quality time together on the island.

We are super excited to finally be homeowners! St. George Island is a wonderful place to create family memories that will last a lifetime. Known as 'The Uncommon Florida', the island offers a relaxed and inviting atmosphere.

Thank you and we hope that you'll be our guest at Simplicity! Jeff & Joanne Markey

Joanne & Jeff Markey purchased this house in 2016

Amenities

East End House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3024 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 3rd flr SE corner bdm mstr bath, Dbl sink, lg shower 3 heads
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 3rd floor SW corner bedroom master bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , 3rd floor N.W. corner bedroom master bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , 2nd floor N.W. corner master bedroom bath
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , 2nd floor half bath near living room, kitchen
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , Ground floor 1/2 bath near private pool
  • Private, covered ground level outdoor hot/cold shower located near the pool and 1/2 bath
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 3rd floor S.E. corner bedroom. Gulf View!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 3rd floor S.W. corner bedroom. Gulf View!
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 2nd floor N.W. corner bedroom. Bay View!
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 1 bunk bed , 3rd flr NW bdrm. Bay view! 1 bunk - dbl, dbl sleeps 4!
  • 2nd sitting area on the 3rd floor offers a single day bed w/ trundle sleeping 2 guests.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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New luxurious home across from beach, private pool, huge porches, a Must-See!
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews
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5

Gorgeous home with all the bells and whistles.

  • 5 of 5

We had our family vacation in this lovely home with lots of room for all 10 of us to be together for meals or family time. Or for those who wanted to do there own thing, they could enjoy their room or one of the lovely decks or enjoy the laid back area.

The ocean was a short walk across the street and down a sandy path. So nice to be able to watch the ocean from the house.

After ocean play, the pool was great (plenty of room for 10) with a shower, covered area for longing and a half bath.

The kitchen was incredible with plenty of dishes to fix meals. The appliances were fantastic. Loved having a separate ice maker. There is also a Kuerig in addition to a regular coffee maker.

Glenn was fantastic in addressing a small issue with the microwave.

Had never been to St George Island but totally understand the draw back to this vacation spot. Was perfect for our family to actually be able to unwind and recharge for the future.

This home is a wonderful place enjoy in St George.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simplicity

  • 5 of 5

Simplicity lives up to it's name. This house is very well equipped, kitchen is absolutely wonderful.

Right at the beach, wonderful place, we hope to return one day!

Thank you for letting us use your house!

Higgins Family-Burnsville, NC

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We LOVED this house!!

  • 5 of 5

Simplicity has to be one of the best VRBOs on SGI. We had a family of nine adults, ages 19-78 and we had plenty of room. The house is gorgeous with Crate and Barrel charm everywhere. Large bedrooms each with a private bath. Additional 3rd floor living area for just hanging out. A dinning room table big enough for all of us to be seated. The kitchen is well stocked with glasses, plates, pots and pans. The outdoor shower was perfect for the guys and we LOVED the private pool. Having a hose to rinse off beach chairs and toys was also a big plus under the house. The house has 2 A/C units so keeping everyone comfortable was easy. Even though this house is not beach front, its views are. Being 3 levels we were able to have a clear view of the ocean from the 2nd and 3rd floors (houses that are beach front are single story or empty lots). The path to the beach was straight across the street so you were on sand in 15 steps.

Everything was very clean and well maintained. Simplicity was perfect for our family.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Home!

  • 5 of 5

Joanne and Jeff, thank you so much for letting us enjoy your fabulous home! We had a wonderful time. Simplicity is awesome! So roomy, very clean, high end everything. You couldn't ask for a better kitchen for large family meals. The location to the beach and "down town" are fantastic! Sammy Thompson and Glenn Smith are excellent! Sammy and Glenn are both so prompt and accommodating when you have a question or when a little "mishap" occurs (shower door). There is no question that we will be returning to SGI and Simplicity.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this beautiful home! Such a great location! Everything in this home is just gorgeous!! It was like walking in something Joanna and Chip Gaines had done! Such a relaxing time! Very convenient to the beach and still have all of the beautiful beach views! We loved it and plan to go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful

  • 4 of 5

House is beautiful and great location. House was not clean on arrival and cleaning crew was cooking and eating pizza at 3:40 rather than cleaning. Had to call them back for sticky floors.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Tallahassee or Panama City
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
St. James Bay Golf Club

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

4 night minimum stay requirement during the Fall, Winter, Spring seasons. 7 night minimum during the Summer High season with Saturday to Saturday stays only.

Sorry, no large group functions, receptions, weddings, even for day use beyond the maximum occupancy of 12 guests. MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY allowed is 12 people plus infants.

REFUND: We provide a full 100% refund only if we're able to re-rent the dates that you were holding, which had prevented anyone else from reserving those dates. Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended for a full refund due to an unexpected cancellation for a covered reason.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund