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Sandcastle- Beautiful Gulf Front Beach House with Private Boardwalk

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Welcome to Sandcastle!

Where your life will never be the same after time spent in our Gulf Front beach house.

Take less than 20 steps of short walk on our private boardwalk to the prestigious Cape San Blas sugar sand beach to soak up the sun, swim, hunt shells, or take a stroll.

Enjoy the spectacular ocean, beach and sunset views from the two Gulf front Master Suites that have the private baths.

This very spacious beach house has everthing needed for a relaxing family vacation. We, the owners, have a goal to offer our guests the feel of being at home while at the beach. This goal is accomplished by offering a clean, spacious design of 10' ceiling great room, upgraded decor, amenities, fully stocked kitchen and covered parking!

Enjoy the enlarged screened porch for just relaxing, morning coffee, reading a book, watching dolphin and the world's most beautiful sunsets (See Listing Photos).

Your children will enjoy their private room with TV.

Free Broadband-Wireless and Cat 5 hook ups! Free cable TV, four TVs, DVD player with Netflix connection.

NOTE! Due to safety and insurance liability, the top deck of the house is not open.

Keywords: Detached Gulf Front Beach House

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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We so enjoyed our family vacation at your home on Cape San Blas. Weather and water were absolutely perfect. We spent a wonderful week of relaxation on the Cape. Your home was everything we could have asked for. We fixed all of our meals so the kitchen served us well. We enjoyed fresh doughnuts in the morning from the Trading Post. Days were spent on the beach or the screened in porch....took walks and/or bike rides on the bike path.....and many long walks on the beach where we found some beautiful shells. The worst part was having to leave on Saturday morning. We cannot wait to make another visit to the Cape and your home.

Thank you so much for your hospitality.
Jun 2013
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Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)


Beautiful property and well payed out home on the beach!

  • 4 of 5

We are repeat guests and will do so again! Wonderful home on the beach that creates a fun family atmosphere. Despite the weather being non-cooperative during spring break we had a fantastic time on the beach. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Sandcastle despite the weather being non-cooperative. We look forward to having you back! Thank you!!!
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The Sandcastle was simply perfect! We enjoyed two perfect weeks!

  • 5 of 5

This property is very nice and met all of our expectations! I highly recommend booking this home any time of the year.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved Sandcastle

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house. Great location. Had a wonderful time. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable house with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

House was very nice and comfortable having everything we needed! The owner was extremely helpful with any questions I had and I would rent again for sure. My family of five (2 adults, 3 children - ages 10, 10 and 14) loved the floor plan especially. I personally enjoyed my morning coffee on the screened back porch. We all loved being so close to walk directly on the beach and having a small food mart, ice cream, etc. within walking distance was a big plus!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation! House is nice, furnished with everything a family needs.

  • 5 of 5

We loved being close to the beach House is well stocked. The sunsets were absolutely amazing. It was so easy to book and the owner is great to work with. We certainly want to do this one again!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Cape San Blas location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Sandcastle for the month of February and thoroughly enjoyed the area. The house itself is well-appointed, very clean and exactly as represented in the online photos. Holly, the owner, was great to work with and answered every question promptly. The beach is fabulous - miles and miles of beautiful sand and wonderful for walking. We enjoyed Apalachicola (be sure to go to the Oyster City Brewery), St. George Island (Blue Parrot) and some entertaining dinners at Indian Pass Raw Bar (don't miss it!). We also ate at Provisions (very good), Triple Tails (very good) and the Sandbucket (good). The state park at the end of the peninsula is also gorgeous, though you won't see much of anything you can't see on the rest of the beach.

Sandcastle's kitchen is very well-equipped so that eating in is very pleasant as well. The only real grocery store is the Piggly Wiggly in Port St Joe (don't bother with the one in Apalachicola) and there is the Tradin' Post near the house for incidentals. We read about the little Donut Shop next to the Tradin' Post and we did try their donuts, which were fine but somewhat less than we were led to expect.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying at Sandcastle for your vacation! We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Cape San Blas. We look forward to seeing you back for your future travel! Gordon & Holly
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2
Mar 12 2017 - May 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 20 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 16 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Winter
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter 1
Dec 2 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
One Time Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

** ATTENTION ** All rates include one time cleaning fee. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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Port St. Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 twin/ single , Day Bed with Trundle (sleeps 2)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Bed, Day bed with trundle (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Free Broadband-wireless, check your emails free from your laptop! Cable TV, 3D Blue-ray Disc Player/DVD player/Netflix enabled. This is a NON-SMOKING home. NO PETS allowed.

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