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New in 2014 Beachfront Home! Family/dog-friendly With Kid's Suite & 4 Decks

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 241 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 4 1/2 bath plus 2 outdoor showers & breathtaking gulf & sunset views

Thank you for considering 4Sunsets for your vacation. We love it and we know that you will, too. We tried to make it perfect for you in every way.

Of course, that starts with the location. Steps away from one of the most beautiful, white sand beaches on the planet, this brand new (finished in 2014) kid- and dog-friendly beach house is located in the quiet and peaceful area of Secluded Dunes, parallel to St. Joseph's Peninsula State Park with a rare view to Eagle Harbor.

If you like amazing views, there are lots of ways to catch them. Enjoy your morning coffee or late afternoon beverage watching the sunrise or sunset from one of four decks, complete with screened-in porch, breakfast bar and latching deck gate (to keep little ones and dogs from roaming down to the beach without you).

A great beach house has to have a spacious living area, and we created one with plenty of room to hang out, play games, dine in, or just relax and watch a good movie. It has a beautiful fireplace, big screen TV with Directv, DVD player, Yamaha bluetooth speaker, wet bar and dining room table for 8 with seating for 4 more at the granite breakfast bar.

The kitchen is equipped with brand new stainless steel appliances (the dishwasher is super quiet), granite counter tops, an island for extra counter space and everything you’ll need for cooks of every level. Not to mention the outdoor Weber grill (connected to our propane tank so you never have to worry about running out) as well.

4Sunsets comfortably sleeps up to 13 vacationers with top-quality mattresses to help ensure you wake up rested and ready to enjoy the day. We have four bedrooms, each one special and spacious in its own way. There is a master suite on the main level (Garden Square) with a bay-side deck where you can see the sunrise over the state park. The two gulf front suites (Lia and Sunflower) on the second level have stunning views that won't disappoint. The kids’ suite (twin bunks over a full bed with a twin trundle, full sofabed facing a big screen TV and DVD player for movie nights) has been tested and approved by our kids so it’s sure to be a hit with yours.

And we didn’t mess around with the showers, which are exquisite. You’ll particularly like the double shower in Sunflower (check out the picture) but they’re all pretty cool and spa-inspired. And there are two more, fully enclosed outside showers for those of us who like to be one with nature after a run, bike or time on the beach. They all have tankless water heaters to conserve energy and provide plenty of hot water right away.

In the end, we built 4Sunsets with one thing in mind: we wanted to create a clean, peaceful oasis where you can get away, relax and have fun with your friends and family without a care in the world.

Local Information...

'With 10 miles of sugar white sand, this park is one of the top rated beaches in the United States rated #1 by Dr. Beach in 2002 . Sunbathing, shelling, snorkeling, swimming, bicycling and fishing are popular activities. A boat ramp which accommodates most trailered vessels is located at Eagle Harbor. Some of the highest dunes in the nation are found here as well as some of the last remaining habitat of coastal sand pine scrub. St Joseph Peninsula State Park has an abundance of wildlife and provides excellent opportunities for bird watching and wildlife viewing. The park is extremely popular during scallop season (July 1 - Labor Day weekend).'

Other local spots...

'If we don't have it, you probably don't need it'… Cape Trading Post less than 5 miles from 4Sunsets. Don't miss George's fresh hot donuts 7:30am until they run out!

Scallop Cove for kayak, stand up paddle board and other rentals (and gas, etc.) just past the Trading Post on your left.

Our favorite local restaurants...

Cone Heads (8020 Cape San Blas Rd)...1.1 miles from 4Sunsets for an after dinner walk for an ice cream cone.

In Port St. Joe…18.9 miles from 4Sunsets

Provisions (222 Reid Ave)

Pepper's (Mexican at 224 Reid Ave)

Joe Mama's (Wood Fired Pizza at 406 Reid Ave)

In Apalachicola…30.5 miles from 4Sunsets

Up the Creek Raw Bar (313 Water St.)

Additional recommendations from a vacationer who has been visiting CSB since the '60s:

I think I recall you mentioning a couple spots in Apalachicola for eating and just thought I would add our favorite in case you have not yet discovered it your self. The Grill of course is the original one and only on the corner by the light with bar none other best grouper sandwich in the pan handle. It was there forty years ago and Peter Fonda and the movie crew of Ulee's Gold which was made down there were regular customers. LOL it was the only choice actually for years. His 'Gold' was the famous Tupelo Honey gathered along the Appalach River. Best honey ever harvested and we still order it from locals by the gallon.

Our other favorite is Tamara's. It was originally located on one of the back streets but about five or so years ago she moved to the main street on the opposite side from the Grill and down the street a ways so not directly opposite The Grill. The Owl is okay but we really like Tamara's best.

Then hopefully you have also enjoyed the Raw Bar on 31 en route to Apalachicola. His hours are when he feels like opening and when they raked up enough oysters. We of course still like it before he modernized and expanded it and it was half the size it is now. Back when we walked it yelled at who ever was behind the counter 'Hey Bubba I want a tray of them steamed oysters ya'all just pulled out of the bay', then walked over to the cooler on the back wall and picked the brew of choice and sat at a table. When the oysters were cracked open and either steamed of raw as you wanted they were put on the counter and you went up and got the tray your self.

More Details

Property Manager
Alissa
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Alissa

It all started when 4 friends from college brought their 4 sons to visit grandparents in Mexico Beach and needed a place to stay with their family dog. Cape San Blas was the closest spot and we all fell in love with the beauty and peacefulness of the forgotten coast. A few years later after another visit we started to talk seriously about making a dream a reality. Now, 7 years later, it's our genuine pleasure to share one of the most amazing places (in our opinion) on earth with you.

Alissa purchased this house in 2014

Why Alissa chose Florida Panhandle

It's perfect. White sand, refreshing Gulf of Mexico, dolphins, sea turtles, no crowds, state park access…and saving the best for last, magical sunsets that are different each night.

What makes this house unique

We know what it's like to travel with kids and meet up with friends for a long week at the beach. We tried to make 4Sunsets clean, comfortable, homey yet uncluttered with spots for people to hang out together but also spots to get away for some privacy and quiet time. There's also a tandem kayak available to rent if you're interested in that.

Guestbook comments from the manager

I have to tell you - we all just took showers and are sitting here talking about the fact that this is truly BY FAR the nicest (and DEFINITELY the cleanest) home we have ever stayed in. We already don't want the week to end!!!
Oct 2014
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Amenities

Port St. Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 241 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • 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 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 5: 1/2 bath main level - toilet , Pocket door off of living room
    Outdoor Showers - outdoor shower , 2 private outdoor showers with changing area
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Spa-inspired double shower and two sinks
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Spa-inspired shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Spa-inspired shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private gulf/beach view deck and double shower, Directv
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Private gulf/beach view deck, Directv
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , comfy TV viewing area with beanbag chairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Private State Park/bayside deck, Directv
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

5

Amazing beach house on a private beach with white sand, gorgeous sunsets!

  • 5 of 5

4sunsets is a beautiful home that was designed to perfection! Anything you need is there for you from the kitchen to the bedrooms. Sunsets, fire pits in the sand, sea shells, pods of dolphins...you can not find a more perfect location for a beach get a way!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

a wonderful beach house!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at 4Sunsets. The house and furnishings were very clean. We quickly felt at home in this large, new, well laid out beach house. The beds were great, we all slept well. We all agreed the location was on our favorite part of the cape- very close to the state park. We recommend 4Sunsets to anyone wanting a great vacation at Cape San Blas.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect family vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We were so lucky to enjoy a wonderful week at 4Sunsets in Cape San Blas. Our party of 7 couldn't have been happier with our accommodations! The location was peaceful and provided such easy access to the beach. The house was clean, well maintained, and had everything we needed and more. The kitchen was fabulous and the kids loved the bunk room. They really did think of every detail!

We really appreciated Alissa working with us as we had to make a last minute reservation with her due to the fact the house we were scheduled to stay in had some maintenance issues. She got us set up and ready to move into 4Sunsets in less than 12 hours. This was our fourth visit to the Cape and 4Sunsets is by far our favorite house. We are looking forward to making more wonderful memories here next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, tastefully done home. Well equipped for hours on the pristine beach and cooking

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been more pleased with Alissa and her property! Will try to rent next year!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Amazing Two Weeks at the Beach

  • 5 of 5

We had another wonderful vacation here!! The house was perfect for our family and friends. Alissa has stocked the kitchen with everything one could need. We'll definitely be back next year!!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house, great location, very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at your beach house, the beach was very private and relaxing. The house layout was great with plenty of room. We ate at shipwrecked raw bar in Port St Joe, great crab cakes, and got good shrimp and fish from St Joe shrimp company. If your looking for a great house on a peaceful relaxing beach then I highly recommend 4 sunsets! Thanks Alissa

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,300
 
 
Memorial Day - June
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,200
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
Late Fall 2017
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Winter
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Christmas/New Year's
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
$2,300
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 2 2018 - Mar 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Early Spring 2018
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
Spring 2018
Mar 31 2018 - May 18 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Memorial Day/June
May 19 2018 - Jun 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
$5,400
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Aug 17 2018
7 night minimum stay
$5,600
 
 
Late Summer 2018
Aug 18 2018 - Sep 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
Fall 2018
Sep 8 2018 - Oct 26 2018
4 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 27 2018 - Nov 16 2018
4 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 23 2018
4 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Winter
Nov 24 2018 - Dec 21 2018
4 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 4 2019
5 night minimum stay
$2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning, Linens, Towels $275 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Laundry/dishwasher detergent, coffee filters, sugar/substitute packets, salt 'n pepper and starter toilet paper provided.
Tandem kayak on site available to rent.

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