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Blue Marlin in Alligator Point

(33 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:11
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 Bedrooms,2 Bathrooms,Sleeps 8

The Blue Marlin is zen like, brand new, pet friendly, completed in summer of 2006, Surrounding area is like you walked back in time everything except the houses is the same as it was thousands of years ago. This house with the surroundings is one of a kind, built for comfort.
Beautifully furnished. This home has all #1 hardwood floors , granite counter tops, loads of cabinets, a long granite bar with 4 stools,solid Cherry dining table with 10 chairs,
.Very large Kitchen opens into the great room for open
living, however, bedrooms are separated for privacy. Large,
soft seating in living room to view large screen plasma TV with satellite, Receives over 160 channels, 20 pay channels for free.
. Baths are tile with two shower heads in
master. This is a beautiful beach front house. Furnished with new beds and furniture. Linens and towels furnished.. Walk
50 steps' to the gulf with deserted beaches and endless walks.
House is surrounded by 5,000 acres of Florida State Park which resembles the wildest Africa.
A large screen porch and two sun
decks are there to dream the days away. Dolphins can be seen
the porch, along with thousands of birds of all different kinds, including Bald. Eagles.
Wild life abounds. If you are looking for a private place to spend
with your loved ones, this is it. Also equipped with WI-fi. Comfortable real leather surround.

Pets are welcome with Pet fee of $75.00 per pet.
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 11
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Great place for children as water stays shallow for at least 300 feet from shore...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed on decks and screen porch....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are welcome. Pet fee is $75.00 for first pet and $50.00 each after that ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 8-11

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Roll away (1) , blow up bed for infant , or small child ...moreless

  • Beds are top quality, only four years old, sheets are Egyptian cotton. All bedrooms have separate closet and chest of drawers. All bed sides have side tables and lamps for reading late into the night without disturbing anyone....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    Baths are all ceremac tile...moreless

Other Amenities

  • flatware 500 thread count Egyptian sheets Two golf courses within 15 minute drive. Deep Sea Fishing for Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Spanish and King Mackerel , Trout, Red fish. Fresh seafood dinners in top restaurants just 6 miles away. Kayaking, walking, biking. State Park within 1 mile of property. Boat landing within 2 miles....moreless


  • Books:

    At least 75 books, some very new as I buy books all the time and put them there after reading....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    DVD in living room ...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games and checkers, chess, backgammon, trivial pursuit times three....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Get 150channels, with HBO and Starz non-commerical movie channels, ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Hooked into the surround sound system....moreless

  • Television:

    48 Inch plasma TV, high definition with surround sound....moreless

  • Toys:

    Some outside toys....moreless


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


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Only 50 steps to the Gulf coast, very private, you probably won't see five to ten people on the beach during your stay. See thousands of sea birds, dolphins, and lots of wildlife. ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    The Blue Marlin is fifty steps from the beach....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Very Private beach, water is shallow for one 100 yards, then drops off. Excellent for swimming for children, sand bars in front of house....moreless

  • Rural:

    The Blue Marlin is very secluded, its like you walked back in time hundreds of years, very few people on the beach, very private....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Beautiful sunrise from the front screen porch and sun decks....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Solid Cherry Dining table with extra leaf for large gatherings, with Cherry side board....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Heat and Air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer in laundry room beside washer....moreless

  • Garage:

    No closed garage, however, parking for six cars under the house....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat and air....moreless

  • Internet:

    House is equipped with Wi Fi....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All sheets, towels, kitchen gloves provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Very large living room...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking underneath for cars and boats....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Towels provided for up to 10 people, washcloths, face clothes....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer off kitchen, in its own room with door to cut down on sound....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    There are two coffee makers in the home....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes enough for at least 18 people, lots of utensils....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Dish washer is brand new, works great super quiet...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen very well equipped with many pots and pans, dishes, and accessories ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave large, stainless steel above stove to save counter top room with vent....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side stainless steel with ice-maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    Stove has 5 burners, stainless steel, Kitchen Aid, with oven, electronic controls....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Two private sun decks off front of the house....moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf course (2) within 25 miles....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Grill for charcoal grilling....moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Large screen porch with lounges and tables and chairs....moreless

  • Wood Deck


Write a review 4.8
from 33 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 28 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,750 $5,800
Sep 3 - Mar 3, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,750 $6,500
Mar 4 - Jun 2, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,850 $3,850
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Pet Fee $75

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Ticki Hut
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Willdwood Golf Course
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Tallahassee, Florida
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 98
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Angelos (5 star)

Car: Necessary

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I am a general contractor, I built The Blue Marlin in 2007 to sell, however, the market left and I spent around 20k furnishing the house with all the finest furniture, new beds, dining room set, sheets, towels, everything one could want in a home. I do not live in this house, only use it as a rental, I have tried to make the house one that I would want to spend time in. I am 66 years old and live in Tallahassee with my three rat terriers.

Why the Owner Chose Alligator Point, FL, USA:
I have been going to this area of the gulf coast since I was a child. The area has changed little, there never has been any real development and when I bought the lot the Blue Marlin is on, I decided to build this house to this floor plan based on everything I have learned as a builder in the past thirty years.I have put all first class components in the house in hopes to sell it and now I am happy it didn't sell, as I enjoy renting it. Everyone has been so great in the past five years, I have met many interesting people who have rented, and have no regrets that the house didn't sell as I first intended it to. I am a firm believer in everything happens for a purpose and The Blue Marlin is an example of life not following my plan but still turning out for the best. When I first started renting the house, I didn't have any idea how it would go, but everyone has loved the house and loved staying there, I even have around seven or eight people that come every year, and it such a blessing and a pleasure to rent the house.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The Blue Marlin is first a very private and secluded house, there are things there in the surroundings that haven't changed in thosuands of years, the area has not been developed in any way, you might see five or six people on the beach during the week, maybe a few more on weekdays. The fishing is excellent on the beach, I stay one week per year with my sister and her husband and have a great time every year. There is so much wildlife, you will see deer, white squirrels, maybe a black bear, foxes, dove and quail, turkeys, thousands of sea birds, bats, wildcats, the state park one half mile from the house is five thousand acres with walkways going a long way back into the wilderness. The state park looks like Africa in many ways. There is a nice long dock with all facilities. fi you wiish to just get away from all the rat race, this is the place for you, you will feel like you have gone back in time with the silence and the waves you hear from the beds when you go to sleep. People are few on the beach and I want you to feel like this is your own house for your stay. There are no personal effects that I keep there, I only use this house for a rental. Please come and share the peace and quiet to rejuvenate yourselves from this loud and crazy world.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • The Blue Marlin from the Gulf side.

    The Blue Marlin from the Gulf side.

  • Extra large, fully equipted kitchen with eat in bar

    Extra large, fully equipted kitchen with eat in bar

  • Queen bedroom on road side

    Queen bedroom on road side

  • Real Leather living room furniture

    Real Leather living room furniture

  • View from left sun deck, small creek going out into the gulf, full of crabs

    View from left sun deck, small creek going out into the gulf, full of crabs

  • Two Fawns, one quarter mile from house

    Two Fawns, one quarter mile from house

  • Rear Bedroom

    Rear Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom with King Bed

    Master Bedroom with King Bed

  • Screen porch and one of the two sundecks

    Screen porch and one of the two sundecks

  • My niece Shelby with a huge Red Snapper caught 18 miles from your doorstep.

    My niece Shelby with a huge Red Snapper caught 18 miles from your doorstep.

  • Tile Bath on both shower and tub bath

    Tile Bath on both shower and tub bath

  • Gulf Aquarium in Panacea Great Place for a day trip

    Gulf Aquarium in Panacea Great Place for a day trip

  • The Blue Marlin from Bald Point Road

    The Blue Marlin from Bald Point Road

  • View from one of the two sundecks, with plenty of beach chairs

    View from one of the two sundecks, with plenty of beach chairs

  • Family entertainment area

    Family entertainment area

  • Speaks for itself.

    Speaks for itself.

  • Dining Room with 10 chairs

    Dining Room with 10 chairs

  • Very Large well equipped kitchen

    Very Large well equipped kitchen

  • Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • My son, Adam with a big Amberjack caught ten miles from your front door.

    My son, Adam with a big Amberjack caught ten miles from your front door.

  • Lesa, my sister, Andy, her husband, Captain Larry and his daughter Laura. Groupe

    Lesa, my sister, Andy, her husband, Captain Larry and his daughter Laura. Groupe

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