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Fisherman's delight! Wifi/internet/washer and dryer/fully furnished

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Property Details

Updated: Jan 17, 2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

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Our 2 bedroom 1 bath house sits on high stilts directly overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Located in undiscovered Dekle Beach, Florida. It is a retreat from everything. We are about three miles up the coast from Keaton Beach. The home overhangs the Gulf, with the high tides lapping against the sea wall. The porch/deck looking out on the Gulf. Sunbathing is great right on the 3rd story wrap around deck. There is an open mezzanine floor between the house and the ground level and covered parking at ground level. Great for grilling in a rain, baby cribs and lots of people room. Relax and read on the couch on the mezzanine. You will enjoy breathtaking gulf views and fabulous sunsets. FISH CLEANING TABLE WITH RUNNING WATER!! There is now 3 full bays open for cars and boats. No street parking. Steps down into the water! After 2016, I will no longer rent the house for more than 1 month. I am sorry.

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Recent Review

About the Owner

Martie McLean
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About Martie McLean

I'm 67 years old and I live in Ocala, Florida. My husband and I purchased the house is 2001. I have rented the house for several years and have had fantastic reviews through other vacation websites. i also have two places on the Atlantic coast and are also available for rent through this website. I take great pride in my beautiful places and am very responsive to any of our guests' needs. I do not live locally but can be there in 2 1/2 hours. I have a team of folks that help me with any issues you may encounter. I am available by phone but especially by email.

Martie McLean purchased this house in 2001

Why Martie McLean chose Florida

It is so peaceful! The area is still pristine and undisturbed. I love to study the stars and at night, on a clear night, the Milky Way is breathtaking. The weather is always a pleasure, whether it is a sunbathing day, or a stormy night. I also love bird watching. I like to sit with binoculars and identify them. At night, we grill out on the nice double hibachi grills and enjoy talking and being with family.

What makes this house unique

Underdeveloped Florida is almost a thing of the past. Dekle is a nice community of 40 houses. Scalloping season is the high season and often the scall0ps are right out in front of the house. 2 kayaks are there for your use. Fishing is great as well.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Martie, we certainly had a great time at your place. Everything was clean & all the appliances were top of the line. Both beds slept great. The binoculars were a real plus. I got to follow the skimmers as the glazed over the water. Before I had only seen them in the air or on the beach. It was really special to have crabs & horseshoe crabs right at our landing. It is mating season & all the horseshoe crabs were in pairs. We enjoyed Keaton Beach. Talked to such nice family people out having a day of fishing. Had a super chili dog at the beach. We checked out Dallas Landing & think we would like to fish or take our kayaks there. In all we feel if someone wants to see the old Florida, this is the place. The sunsets & the moon were beautiful! I am really glad I brought my bike. To ride along the coast & ride toward the coast, as I went down the dead end street was what I have always wanted to do. Even with the rain I got in 17 miles while there. Gary saw one large ray over by the bridge. Of course the hoist went great and was a life saver for me and saved many trips up & down the steps. I really lucked out. I had packed all the groceries in canvas bags with straps. We love this place!
May 2014
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Martie, we certainly had a great time at your place. Everything was clean & all the appliances were top of the line. Both beds slept great. The binoculars were a real plus. I got to follow the skimmers as the glazed over the water. Before I had only seen them in the air or on the beach. It was really special to have crabs & horseshoe crabs right at our landing. It is mating season & all the horseshoe crabs were in pairs. We enjoyed Keaton Beach. Talked to such nice family people out having a day of fishing. Had a super chili dog at the beach. We checked out Dallas Landing & think we would like to fish or take our kayaks there. In all we feel if someone wants to see the old Florida, this is the place. The sunsets & the moon were beautiful! I am really glad I brought my bike. To ride along the coast & ride toward the coast, as I went down the dead end street was what I have always wanted to do. Even with the rain I got in 17 miles while there. Gary saw one large ray over by the bridge. Of course the hoist went great and was a life saver for me and saved many trips up & down the steps. I really lucked out. I had packed all the groceries in canvas bags with straps. We love this place!
May 2014
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41 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

5

New years eve.

  • 5 of 5

Such a great and amazing time I had, I did not have to worry about anything. The owner of the beach house made sure we were taken care of. The view was the best part to me, I would definitely come back again.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such a short stay but I am glad you had a nice time! The view is amazing, right?
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5

Wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying here & we are looking forward to returning again in the future. It is such a great place to spend quality time with family and enjoy the Gulf, the stars and each other. Thank you for sharing your vacation retreat with us. We left happy and well rested!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Clean and quaint. It is a peaceful spot and the fishing was fantastic.

  • 5 of 5

My son and I had a nice but to brief visit. Everything was provided for a comfortable stay. View was awesome. Owner was very involved in making sure we were comfortable.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful sunsets

  • 5 of 5

Very well organized, easy to reach and communicate with owner. The house is very clean and the area is very quiet and peaceful. Looking forward to going again.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review. I appreciate you noticing the organization and cleanliness. My housekeeper and I work hard to make it like you are at home. Also, I am always available to attend to needs when needed. Thank you, Martie
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Waterfront location

  • 3 of 5

House was nice and comfy. Stairs were tough for seniors like us, but had a nice stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great sunsets, great starry nights, owner aims to please.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay tremendously at this property. I'm a photographer and was looking for dark skies to photograph the Milky Way. The sunset was spectacular and as the sky darkened the Milky Way was easy to make out on the southern horizon. The night sky here is very good due to the lack of light pollution.

The property had just survived a storm, and originally the reservation was cancelled. However I pleaded with the owner if something should change to let me know. I told her that the new moon only came once a month and I wanted badly to shoot pictures that week.

The owner Martie went above and beyond to accommodate me and she did just that!

Bottomline, great area, great owner!

Thanks

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! I have always encouraged photographers to enjoy the sky, stars and birds at Dekle Beach. It truly is wonderful. My guest was able to work with me as the area was recovering from Hurricane Hermine. In fact, the staircase was pulled away from the house. R. was there during the repair and used a temporary staircase to get in and out of the house. He presented me with 3 beautiful prints of the Milky Way from the deck of the house. They will be on display in the Gulf Front Sunset. I hope he will return and see all of the improvements. Thank you so much. Martie
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Location

From the Owner

It is so peaceful! The area is still pristine and undisturbed. I love to study the stars and at night, on a clear night, the Milky Way is breathtaking. The weather is always a pleasure, whether it is a sunbathing day, or a stormy night. I also love bird watching. I like to sit with binoculars and identify them. At night, we grill out on the nice double hibachi grills and enjoy talking and being with family.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Tallahassee at 60 Miles Car: necessary

For your use there are 2 one-person kayaks and paddles. There is a private locked concrete boat ramp one block away (and a key is provided). This rental is perfect for nature lovers, other lovers, families, and fishermen. Great redfishing in salt marshes is within close kayaking distance. Exceptional scalloping during summer scalloping season. It is located in one of the few remaining pristine Florida coastal areas called Nature Coast. It is one hour south of Tallahassee, FL. 30 minutes south of Perry, FL and 30 minutes north of Steinhatchee.

Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $80
Refundable damage deposit $150
Pet Fee $100

Nightly Rate: $100 - $200
Weekly Rate: $700 - $1150
Monthly Rate: $2600
$150 refundable security/damage deposit due upon booking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: Jan 17, 2017
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Amenities

From the Owner

Underdeveloped Florida is almost a thing of the past. Dekle is a nice community of 40 houses. Scalloping season is the high season and often the scall0ps are right out in front of the house. 2 kayaks are there for your use. Fishing is great as well.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • Waterfront

Attractions

  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • playground

Leisure Activities

  • photography
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • snorkeling
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1
  • Large shower.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king, 1 queen, 1 double mattress can be pulled out from behind the couch

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Gulf Front Home with internet and WIFI 2 Bedroom...1 king, 1 queen, one double mattress, one couch. Sleeps 6...one bath Full Kitchen...NEW oven, dishes/cookware/utensils microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, magic bullet food processor washer/dryer, linens/towels/beach towels, hair dryer, 5 chairs for the deck NEW AC/heat 32' Sony Bravia TV, cable TV, DVD,VCR, CD, phone (but you need a phone card for long distance out going calls), answering machine. At this point All Tell and Verizon cell phones work, wrap around balcony, deck, hibachi grill, covered parking for one vehicle SMOKING OUTDOORS ONLY! Pets allowed with owner permission with a small extra charge. Owner accepts PayPal, checks, money order or bank drafts accepted.

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