cozy bayfront cottage across bridge from St. George

cozy bayfront cottage across bridge from St. George


Property Details

Updated: Sep 9, 2014
Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Our cottage is in Eastpoint, just across the bridge from St. George

Island. The house is on the

north side of the road and waterfront on the south side. It is an older cottage, but very cute, clean, and comfortable. There is a

nice beach area there for

fishing, relaxing, and picnicing. The waterfront is filled with

small seafood houses. Lots of

oyster boats and shrimp boats line the waterfront. The seafood

markets offer fresh shrimp, fish,

oysters, scallops, and blue crab. Places of interest: Oyster

capital of the world right there in

Eastpoint; Lafayette Park, Apalachicola; Chapman Botanical Garden,

Apalach; Orman House built in

1838; Apalchicola National Estuary Research Reserve; St. Vincent

National Park Museum; John Gorrie

Museum; St. George Island State Park; St George Island

Lighthouse/Cape St. George Light; World's

Smallest Police Station, Carrabelle; Crooked River Lighthouse; Camp

Gordon Johnston WWII Museum;

Walt Kendrick Dwarf Cypress Boardwalk, Wakulla Springs; kayaking down

the Wakulla River, and much


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  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pets welcome

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cozy bayfront cottage across bridge from St. George
+1 -850-899-1292
St George Island Florida Panhandle

Cozy bayfront cottage across bridge from St. Georg

  • 5 of 5
Six girlfriends, my little Boston Terrier and I stayed here October 2007. The cottage was sparkling clean, well maintained and comfortably furnished, even though our number was slightly over the actual capacity. (The hide-a-bed mattress is not the most comfortable, but the couch itself sleeps great.)
The cottage is almost literally right across the bridge, very convenient to St. George Island, and reasonably convenient to stores, shopping, etc. Directly across the street is a restaurant where we enjoyed our first lunch, and others are within an easy drive. Our purpose was to get away, and this cottage was perfect. We planned most of our meals in, and the kitchen was adequately furnished. There were plenty of sheets and towels although we went through enough to have to do some washing in the machines at the cottage. We had not brought toilet paper, paper towels or hand soap so had to share a roll the first night, but bought our own when we did our grocery shopping. The yard was partially fenced in, so not a place for an active dog unattended, but was fine and more than large enough for my little old lady. The view of the ocean and night sky is breathtaking, and the owners are as nice people as one can over hope to do business with. I would happily recommend this property to a friend or return their myself.
  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
cozy bayfront cottage across bridge from St. George
+1 -850-899-1292
St George Island Florida Panhandle

Cozy Cottage with Great Bay Views

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed at the cottage for two weeks, the cottage was great, very clean, quiet, and well stocked with everything you need to just bring your luggage and clothes. Cottage has a great view of the bay, with alot of fishing in area, great yard and grill area. Our pug loved the cottage felt like home. Minutes from Bay Side Burger, great place to eat. Aaron was great to work with, we would recommend property to friends and family.
  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
cozy bayfront cottage across bridge from St. George
+1 -850-899-1292
St George Island Florida Panhandle

What a dissappointment!

  • 1 of 5
There is nothing CUTE about this cottage!. We pulled up at night and could not see anything, and not ever been in the area thought we were on St. George Island which we thought we rented. When the ad says right across the bridge, they forget to tell you the bridge is 4 miles long!
The yard at the "cottage was overgrown with weeds, the furniture was old. The pots and pans in the kitchen were older than the furniture.. We could not get the dvd player to work, but, the owner did take a little money off the rent for that.. The area across the busy road had a junky overgrown strip of land that I guess was called a beach, but we never walked to it. I didn't want to get full of pickers!
Go somewhere else! For another $100.00 you might not get right on the beach of St. George Island, but you will get on the island. I guess you have to know how to really read between the lines for a VBRO rental!
We left 2 days early! YUK!
  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Not once did the renters contact us with concern, and we talked with them several times. I knew they were upset because they had rented movies and the dvd player (only 3 months old) did not work. Being New Year's Eve, we were unable to get another one for them but lowered the rent over $100 and offered to pay for the movies. I didn't realize they were going to take it out on us. They said they were leaving early because we were going to have freezing weather, which we did. If you will check out the other reviews on homeaway or vacation rentals you will see that all five reviews were rated a five (5). We take alot of pride in our properties. I realize this is an older cottage (across the bridge from St. George), but it's clean and neat. And, we've been told the best for your money.
cozy bayfront cottage across bridge from St. George
+1 -850-899-1292
St George Island Florida Panhandle
Hillsboro, KY

Eastpoint Vacation

  • 4 of 5
My husband and I rented this pretty house for a week. Our stay was fantastic!
We had everything we needed to just move right in right down to the bathroom tissue!
The bay is right across the road with a place to sit and watch the oystermen come and go. The owner of the house, Jeanne was so friendly and she kept in contact with us until we moved down helping us to get familiar with the area before we came. The house was spotless and there were ceiling fans in every room. The best part of it all is that she accepted our two little dogs with no questions asked. We felt safe enough in Eastpoint to leave them crated while we enjoyed ourself with no worries. She even recommended a vet close by just in case. We always picked up after our girls and disposed of it. That's the least we could do in appreciation of Jeanne accepting our girls. Can't wait till next vacation.
Thank you Jeannie for a wonderful stay.
  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
cozy bayfront cottage across bridge from St. George
+1 -850-899-1292
St George Island Florida Panhandle

Affordable accommodations close to great beaches

  • 4 of 5
This simple but clean and nicely furnished cottage provided great accommodations for our famiy of six, plus our dog. Some things had obviously been updated recently (couch and chair; kitchen table, dishes) but the mattresses need replacement. Otherwise, everything was in good condition.
The owner was easy to communicate with both before and during our stay, and lived in the same town.

St. George Island is 10 minutes away and has a great public beach with a playground. Dog friendly beach.

The neighborhood has a lot of dogs, which I didn't mind except when I tried to go for a run and they weren't tied up
The area was beautiul and not touristy -- a lot of commercial fishing -- and we caught glimpses of dolphins, crabs, etc. There was one kid attraction in town -- with mini golf and bumper boats. Grocery stores nearby -- one within walking distance.

Appalachiocola is 10 minutes across a different bridge, with shops and more amenities.

I would definitely recommend this cottage for a family on a budget who wants close access to the beach.
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children
cozy bayfront cottage across bridge from St. George
+1 -850-899-1292
St George Island Florida Panhandle
lyles,tn usa


  • 5 of 5
I would gladly recommend this cottage for any of you that dont want the average beach traffic with lots of tourists. Very close to the bridge to island.Beautiful white sand with blue water .Plenty to eat in all kinds of setting's.Nice ,clean house fully suppled with towels ,cookware all that you need.Will use them again in the future.Might check out there other houses they have in Carabella ,St George Island ,or maybe the Lake house . Thanks from tn.Pet friendly too.Ask my australian sheperd Maggie May
  • Submitted: May 16, 2008
  • Stayed: May 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities


Activity and Interests

Apalachicola Estuary Lab, St. George Lighthouse, Crooked River Lighthouse, WWII Museum, John Gorrie Museum, Panacea Marine Specimen Lab, Apalach Arbortorium, Statue of 3 Soldiers, Wakulla Springs State Park and Boat Tour, Scallop Season, River cruises up the Apalach, Kayaking the rivers and bays


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Feb 1 2014 - Feb 1 2015
1 night minimum stay


  • Weekly Rate: $625 - $725

    Monthly Rate: $1350 - $1395

  • November 1 to Feb 28, 2013 $595 week, 3 night min Sept 8, 2014 to November 1st $625 week,
    March 1st thru September 7th $725 weekly 3 night min
    9% tax, no other fees
    Great cottage with over 400' bayfront. Enjoy the beautiful
    sunsets and sunrises. Our cottage is very comfortable, nicely
    furnished, and very affordable. If you
    like to fish, the surf, bayfront, and riverfront offer all you need;
    however, there are plenty of
    captains in Carrabelle and APalachicola if you need a guide. There
    are also boats, sailboats,
    kayaks, bicycles, etc. available for your own journeys. We also have
    several docks on the New
    River that can be used for your pleasure. Great for
    fishing, picnicing, or just
    relaxing. The river is very beautiful and quiet. Lots of wildlife.


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Family


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Beach View


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • St. George Island is just across the bridge. 26 mile of beautiful white sandy beaches await your visit. Shelling, snorkeling, fishing, boating, scalloping (in season), beachcombing, hiking, etc. Cottage has high speed wirelessinternet.
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