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Pleasure in Paradise-new private dock,free Ice,Winter Rates

Pleasure in Paradise-new private dock,free Ice,Winter Rates


Property Details

Updated: Feb 17, 2015
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 10 Sleeps

Vacation Rental Description:

Our custom built spacious home over looks a beautiful deep

water canal and is located in the Paradise Village Community at

Shell Point, Florida. It is only 30 miles south of Tallahassee, Fl.

The house sits on an angle on the property to allow for an excellent

view of the boats coming and going. Most of the boat traffic is

fishermen and some are joy riders just looking. There is always a

friendly wave. The view of the canal can be enjoyed from the Florida

room with the comforts of indoor air conditioning, the screened in

back patio or from the swing hanging from the big oak tree in the

back yard. Channel markers start at the end of the canal and guide

boats safely into the beautiful Gulf of Mexico just around the bend.

The Community is gated and a code will be provided. Within

walking distance of the house is the private community pool which overlooks

another canal, tennis courts, and the public

beach. A new extra large private dock is right outside the backdoor of the

house as well as a stainless steel fish cleaning station with running

water. A private bench sits on the dock. The boat ramp is located nearby. If you are an avid fishmen you will need ice...this home rents with a very large

capacity ice machine. You will not be buying ice...just bring plenty

of ice chests. The carport is shaded and we would be happy to share

the abundants of fruit that we harvest each year from our Ruby Red

grapefruit, limes, figs, & pomegranate trees.

Our personal vacation home offers 2000 sq. ft. of open living

space, featuring hardwood floors in living area,3 bedrooms, 2 baths,

large family room, huge florida room with windows covering the

entire room overlooking the canal, 3 dining areas (4 including the

table on the patio), spaceous kitchen with island, washer and dryer

nook, large 32' TV in family room and 20' TV in the master bedroom.

Cable TV and wireless Internet service throughout. Master bedroom has two queen beds, Palm room has two double beds, Front Blue room has bunk beds. Two of the couches are pull out beds. Linens are provided for all.

**Due to family allergies: THIS IS A NO SMOKING/NO PET HOME! Sorry

for any inconvience that this may cause.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet

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Activity and Interests

Activities and Area Attractions:

*Great local seafood resturants...directions provided.

*Local canoe rental and organized river trips on the Wakulla and St.

Marks Rivers...details can be provided.

*Pool and tennis court in the community.

*Safe and level ground for morning and afternoon walks or runs. The

streets in the community are safe and well lit with street lights.

*Great off shore or flats fishing. Shell Point seems to be the

nursery for the Gulf of Mexico. Often you can see the Dolphins come

into the canal to feed. Manatees also live in this area. Scalloping

by the St. Marks lighthouse during scallop season.

*Wakulla Springs State Park - crystal clear cold water. It is one of

the laregest fresh water springs in the world. Tarzan, The Creature

from the Black Lagoon, & Airport '77 were all filmed at Wakulla.

Glass bottom boats can be rented. There is a nice picnic area and a

museum to tour. Swimming is allowed and there is a diving platform

for jumping. Unfortunately, scuba is not allowed but bring your mask

and snorkel.

There is a fee for going into the swimming area and the boat rides

only. The museum area has food court.

*Tallahassee Bike Trail - Bring your bicycles. There is a 16 mile

bike trail from Tallahassee to St. Marks, Fl. In St. Marks you can

rest up at one of the local restruants. The trail is paved and runs

adjacent to the highway for part of the journey and then ventures

back into the woods for a great experience with nature.

*McClay Gardens (Tallahassee)- Offers a nice picnic area and roped off fresh

water swimming area. Daily tours offered of beautiful tropical and

area plants.

*Leon Geological Sinks - a nice hike in the woods. A map is

available to quide you along what could be a 3.1 mile hike. The path

is color coded and well marked. You will see several sink holes that

have developed over time. Local groups have donated their time to

build platforms for veiwing. Early morning and late afternoon are

the best times for animals watching. The cost of this adventure is

only $3.00 per vehicle.

*Panacea Aguarium - This is a 'hands on' aguarium with on site

crates for the little ones to stand on. It is small but well worth

the trip. Adults adm. price is $6.00

*Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science - This is an

interesting journey into Florida's wildlife.

*Wildwood Country Club - This is a beautiful public golf course.

*Private fishing charters are availabe by area USCG licensed

captains. Capt. Jody Campbell is a resident within the Village. The

area is well know for speckled trout, spanish mackerel, redfish,

black bass, grouper, flounder, cobia, tarpon and blue crabs.

*Windsurving is an advid pass time and Shell Point is host to

several Regattas each year.

*Tallahasse,Fl is only 30 miles north and offers all of the

amenities of an big city. Large malls, restaurants, museums, parks,

specialty shop, sports and an airport.


Rental rates


  • Weekly Rate: $150 - $900

  • Vacation Rental Rates:

    3 night weekend (T,F,S,or F,S,S) - $500.00
    4 night weekend (T,F,S,S or W,T,F,S) - $630.00
    5 nights - $760.00
    6 nights - $845.00
    7 nights - $900.00
    Please call for Winter Discount Rates! Holidays are excluded from any
    discount. This includes Fall and Spring breaks.

    Monthly rates are available upon request. No more than 12 people allowed.

    A $75.00 cleanup fee and a $150.00 refundable security deposit are
    required with each stay. For six or more quests the clean up fee will be $100.00.

    *Deposit and clean up fee is required to secure the property &
    deposit will be returned after inspection and cleanup. The rental
    fee is due at least two weeks prior to arrival date. Personl checks
    must clear prior to rental. We gladly except credit cards. A fee of $5.00 per $250.00 will be charged to cover transaction charges. Cancelation fees may apply.
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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • Outdoor Grill


  • Amenities: *3 bedrooms - 2 queen, 2 double, bunk beds, 2 pull out couches..sleeps 10-12 My limit is 10 people...firm! *2 full baths *Fully supplied kitchen with center island...dishes, cookware, utensils, microwave, two coffee makers, dishwasher, toaster, mixer, shredder, blender, etc. *Highchair, booster seat and portable play pen are included *Washer & Dryer... some detergent & laundry sheets provided *Iron & small ironing board *2 Hair dryers *Linens & bath towels *Beach Towels *Central Heat & Air Condtioning *Fireplace *Cable TV *Wireless private Internet Service *VCR & DVD available for living room TV and DVD player in Master BR *Nintendo 64 *Fooseball table in Florida room *Large screened in porch over looking the canal *Huge capacity personal ICE machine *BBQ grill *Outdoor swing under a large shade tree *Variety of Fruits yourself *Covered parking...enough for two cars *Private Boat Dock with Bench seat *Fish Cleaning Table w/running water *Crab and Pinfish traps *Community Pool *Community Tennis Court *Nearby Boat Ramp and Rentals *Nearby Seafood Restaurants *Beach within walking distance *Games, puzzles,cards w/poker chips (enjoy)

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