Winter Retreat! January Snowbird Wanted! $1495 + Tx-includes utilities/cleaning

Winter Retreat! January Snowbird Wanted! $1495 + Tx-includes utilities/cleaning

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Oct 19, 2014
House, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Charming Gulf View Getaway is well-appointed with 'beach' colors

and new furnishings. Enjoy extraordinary sunsets from the Tropical

Master Suite that leads to an open deck overlooking the Gulf of

Mexico. The bright Guest Suite hosts beautiful sunrises and a

superior view of St. Joseph Bay. Both bedrooms have full baths with

Jacuzzi jetted tub in master bath and Simmons World-class King mattresses.

The lower level has upscale bamboo wood flooring.

The living area has Plantation shutters, a comfortable Queen sofa

bed, twin chair sleeper

and new twin rollaway. Recently added central vacuum system. The large kitchen has upgrade appliances and

is well stocked with everything to cook a great Holiday meal.

Relax and watch the Moon dance off the Gulf from your large screened

porch with Adirondack chairs, ceiling fan, and picnic table to seat

8. A new deck is located underneath facing the Gulf with porch swing

and park type BBQ grille.

Enjoy watching the ocean waves, fishing in the surf, boating in the

Bay, and seeing gulls and pelicans fly overhead. Bike on newly

created bike trails to the St. Joseph State Park and Florida's #1

Beach!

We can send a virtual tour and previous guest comments of Home By The Sea

upon inquiry!

More Details
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided

Recent Review

About the Owner

We live in Woodstock, GA. I am a retired pharmacist, Susan is an SBA lender, and Andy is attending law school at UGA. We hope you enjoy our place!

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Guestbook comments from the manager

Al,





I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say how much Julie and I enjoyed your "Home by the Sea" for our 30th wedding anniversary! Not only were the beds as comfortable as advertised (well, at least the one we used), but we could truly appreciate the amount of time and effort you put into the decor. All the little touches, from the light switch covers to the variety of beach themed pieces throughout the unit, show how much you care.





The weather was perfect and we had a chance to meet some of your neighbors. They were all very personable and welcoming to us!





We are hoping to return to the Cape in September, and will give you a call as we finalize our plans. Thanks again for a great weekend!
May 2014
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Cape San Blas Florida Panhandle
Washington, MO
5

Top Notch Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5
Home by the Sea is a great vacation rental. The unit is clean, kitchen well appointed, the beds were very comfortable and the showers were really good. There are beach chairs, bikes, etc for use and an outside shower so you can rinse off when coming back from the beach. Wifi and cell phone service was good also. Al was a great host and made sure everything was in order. A short walk to one of the most beautiful, uncrowded beaches we have been to. There are lots of stairs and the bedrooms are on the second floor. Not a problem for us as it was good exercise to work off the extra calories, but could be an issue for some people.
Would definitely stay here again and we will be back to Cape San Blas many times as we fell in love with the area and the "forgotten coast"
  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cape San Blas Florida Panhandle
Murfreesboro, TN
5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I enjoyed another long weekend in Cape San Blas. The location, condition and included amenities (bikes, umbrellas, chairs, etc.) make this the ideal location for us to enjoy a quick trip to the gulf. When you consider the price, it's a steal. We loved this place. Al was super easy to work with and we'll definitely be back.
  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Cape San Blas Florida Panhandle
5

A fantastic month on the Cape

  • 5 of 5
This was our first month-long vacation since retiring and we would have liked it to have been several. Best vacation ever! Cape San Blas is a fantastic destination for a quiet, laid back and relaxing vacation. Al and Susan's home made it even better. The place is beautiful, with all the amenities you can think of. The beds are wonderful and the sheets and all the linens are top quality. Fully stocked kitchen and all the other comforts of home.
The location is great, sunrises from the guest room window and fabulous sunsets from the master bedroom deck or a very short walk to the beach. The beach is made up of soft white sand and is great for sitting or long walks. We are bicycle riders and walkers, so the location was perfect. The bike path that extends the length of the Cape is just across the street. We made several trips to the State Park, which was a few minutes by car or a nice 30 minute
bike ride. There we saw many shore birds, deer and even an alligator. Highly recommend the beach in the wilderness area. After parking it is a short walk over a great boardwalk and then a trek over amazing sand dunes to a great beach.
The area is quiet, but convenient as a base for other areas. Port St Joe is a small town with great shops and restaurants (highly recommend Peppers Mexican) only 15 minutes away. For more stores and food, Apalacacola is less than 30 minutes.
Would definitely go back again and again if we have the chance.
  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Cape San Blas Florida Panhandle
5

great place for the adventuring

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I spent the best week at Al and Susan's Home by the sea and could not think of anything that was missing from our vacation. We as a couple go to a beach every Sept. and this by far has been the best. Not only was Al just a phone call away if we needed to inquire about anything, but he had already prepped us with so much info on the area beforehand. The kitchen had everything imaginable for a couple who likes to cook as we do. The beds were the most comfortable sleeping we have encountered...even in our own bed. There were bikes, beachchairs, umbrellas, beach toys a grill..I could go on. Off the master is a deck for star gazing or during the day a great view of the beach. The local neighbors in the houses around were friendly and fun to run in to. Al and Susan know what most travellers away from home need and it is provided. We will be back and look forward to this vacation spot where you can enjoy bike paths, the bay on one side the ocean on the other and a state park a bike ride down the road. The dolphin even put on a show for us jumping up and out of the water as if they knew we were watching!
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Cape San Blas Florida Panhandle
Centreville, Alabama
5

Cape San Blas is so beautiful!

  • 5 of 5
Just got back to reality after an idyllic stay at Mr. and Mrs. Kite's lovely Cape San Blas home. This was our 5th trip to CSB, but the first time staying in the Kite's home. The weather was absolutely perfect. I came back to Alabama with a huge bucket of quality seashells (Florida fighting Conchs, about 100+ lettered olives and others that I have to do research on to identify them with certainty). We visited the bay side in the state park, which is a mere $6 for an all day stay and you can come and go until sunset. There is a concession stand if you forgot anything, and there is a bathroom there as well. A visit to the bay is a must. You have to walk in the bay and bring your camera because you will want to take pictures of the sea urchins, stingrays , starfish, huge hermit crabs, huge welk, crabs, horseshoe crabs, fish galore, live sand dollars and many types of birds. We walked out for a long distance into the bay, and the water never went over my waist. The beach side is so beautiful! Bring a net for the beach side and scoop shells all day long. The Kite's house is in the perfect location! Steps from the beach, outside shower so you don't get sand all in their home and screened deck. Did I mention the beds and linens? The linens were so soft and fluffy. I even looked at the tag to see who made these. When he said the beds were comfortable, he was telling the truth! I slept like a rock! The home is equipped with a washer/dryer. Literally, the dryer dries your clothes in minutes. Bottom line is this is a quality home with quality owners who were concerned we had everything we needed. Mr. Kite makes the rental process easy. Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Kite for letting our family stay a week at the Cape in your home!
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • 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
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Cape San Blas Florida Panhandle
Oklahoma
5

Home by the Sea Indeed!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at Al & Susan's place July 13 - 20. The house is exactly as pictured; it is a cute two story two bedroom home. There is everything that you will need for a week's stay, from a washer/dryer to plenty of dishes/pots/pans to bikes, boogies boards, and beach toys in the shed. The two bedrooms have VERY comfortable king size beds, but the sofa and big chair in the living room also make out into beds if you need to sleep more. There were plenty of pillows and blankets for everyone. The home is situated in a quiet little neighborhood with a short walk to the beach via a private boardwalk. Cape San Blas is beautiful and quiet; we had a very restful vacation. I highly recommend a visit to CSB and a stay here. We intend to be back as soon as we can!

The Boomers
  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

From the Owner

It is in a great location on the Cape with excellent views .

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Panama City,Florida at 55 Miles Nearest Barpub : Indian Pass Raw Bar at 10 Miles Nearest Golf : St. Joe Country Club at 6 Miles Nearest Motorway : US 98 at 4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Sandbucket Smokehouse, Cape San Blas, Florida at 2.5 Miles

Seven miles of pristine St. Joseph State Park beaches with hiking

trails, biking, swimming, fishing and boating. Rent or bring your

own boat. Enjoy the ocean on one side and the crystal bay on the

other. Wildlife viewing, horseback riding, great local restaurants,

sightseeing, sailing, fishing charters, water-skiing, surfing, jet

skiing, shelling. Golf nearby.

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Notes

  • Weekly Rate: $1050 - $1299

    Monthly Rate: $1495 - $1595


  • RATES: FALL 8/16/14 to 10/18/14: $1125/wk WINTER 10/18/12 to 3/28/15: $1050/wk
    SPRING 3/28/15 to 5/16/15: $1175/wk SUMMER 5/16/15 to 8/15/15: $1299/wk
    Jan and Feb :$1495/month, March $1595/month plus tax. Includes linens and utilities. Call for monthly rate on November and December.a
    Holiday week rates are excluded
    Units rents from SATURDAY to SATURDAY
    Partially rented weeks incur an extra charge
    NO SMOKING........ NO PETS.......................LINENS INCLUDED!!

Amenities

From the Owner

A very nice upscale convenience store is a short walk with everything from sub sandwiches to a bait/tackle shop

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View

Attractions

  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 1250 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Half Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Jacuzzi jetted tub in the Gulf facing bedroom

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • One upgrade Simmons pillow top King in each bedroom! A Queen sleeper in the den and a twin roll away in the laundry if needed.

Outside

  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Phone, Cable, TV in den and 2 bedrooms, LCD/DVD in master bedroom, LCD/DVD/VHS in guest bedroom , XBox 360 and new board games, Bose CD/DVD stereo/home theater and LCD TV in den,newly remodeled kitchen/bath cabinets, screened porch with fan, outside deck and shower, fixed outside BBQ. DSL Internet service provided. Newly Restored beach in 2008! It looks fanatastic! Large well-stocked kitchen with upscale appliances to include microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, blender, all cooking utensils. All linens provided. Large capacity washer/dryer. central vaccum, screened porch with Hunter fan. New deck w/ outside shower. Covered parking.
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