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Bay Front-Private Beach-Spectacular Views-Private- Economical- Unique

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 1 & 1/2 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Spectacular sunrises can be viewed from the screened or open deck each morning while you enjoy coffee. Actually there are great views from just about every window and location on site. Our house is very private and joins a twenty acre nature preserve abundant with wildlife.

The Bay is thirty feet in front of our house and great for watersports, fishing, and boating. We have a small sand beach there, great for children or to tie up your boat if you bring one (fishing is great here too). The Gulf main beach is a block away with beautiful white sand beaches, great for surf fishing or just relaxing and taking in the sun and view.

Our kitchen is fully equipped with a table for four and a bar for two. There is a master bedroom with queen bed and a loft bedroom with two double beds. Down below on the lower covered patio you will find a outdoor sink, outdoor shower picnic tables and a comfortable swing where you can continue to view the beautiful Bay.

Bring your boat or Kayak, have fun exploring the bay and waterways near our home, tie them up on our beach.

Check out time 11 AM----Check in time 4 PM

Contact me direct for monthly rentals and discounts.

CALL OR TEXT 229- four 00- Seven 492

email direct cward at surfsouth dot com

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More Details

Curtis Ward phone 229.400.7492
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2017

About Curtis Ward phone 229.400.7492

We bought this home in 1995 for our personal use, not as a money making investment. However with the high cost of owning a Florida coastal property we have decided to rent some to help off set the costs of owning the home. We still use the property every chance we get.

Curtis Ward phone 229.400.7492 purchased this house in 1995

Why Curtis Ward phone 229.400.7492 chose Alligator Point

We are located in a very quiet, safe and low traffic neighborhood. We are situated next to a 25 acre nature preserve and in a private location. We usually fish, swim, boat, sunbathe and just hang out at our home on our little private beach as opposed to walking down to the public beach. However the public beach is only a block away.


St. James Bay Golf Course, Wakulla Springs, charter fishing


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Alligator Point in Franklin County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Outdoor Shower
  • 1 tub/shower, 1 toilet, 1 sink. also has outdoor shower and toilet downstairs
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1) sleeper sofa (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor shower, outdoor sink, screened covered deck, sun deck, nature preserve next door, boat access, swimming area. Two public boat launch ramps nearby, one across the bay and another 1 mile up the dtreet.


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

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Bay Front-Private Beach-Spectacular Views-Private- Economical- Unique
average rating of 4.296296 based on 27 reviews
Thomasville, Georgia

Best view on Alligator Point

  • 5 of 5

This home has a view of the bay on three sides. It is open and bright and super clean. It is so comfortable. We were there the week after labor day and it was so quiet and private. We saw an eagle and dolphins and lots of crabs. The mullet were jumping everywhere and we caught fish from the beach right at the house. The kitchen has plenty of appliances and utensils, and there are lots of linens and comfortable sleeping. It was perfect for our "run away from home week!" The owners are very gracious and we felt so welcome and relaxed. Will definitely come again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome time at Alligator Point! The house was perfect for our family! It was very cozy and had everything we needed. Plus, the views were incredible from all sides of the house! The kids loved playing on the little beach at the house and were so excited to see all the fiddler and hermit crabs! The public beach access was a short walk from the house and we saw maybe 10 people on the beach the whole time we were there! It was so nice! We caught all kinds of critters, even a few rays, which the kids thought was so cool! The area under the house was great too! We could sit on the swing and watch the kids play in the sand. We made a fire in R2D2 and roasted marshmallows! We had family that stayed at the campground close by and they came over and loved the house too! We went to Wakulla Springs State Park and did a boat tour and went swimming. That is a definite MUST DO for anyone coming to the area! We ended up going back to Wakulla Springs 3 times during our stay because we loved it so much! There are several great little restaurants in the area. Our favorites were Posey's Steamroom and Hutton's Seafood Truck! Both were fantastic! We will definitely be coming back! The laid back atmosphere of the whole area is awesome! It was one of the best vacations we've ever had!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice quiet get away place.

  • 4 of 5

Reminds me of a beach cottage we used to rent when I was a kid, hard to find that now days.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Only the Best!!!

  • 5 of 5

This vacation property can be described as "only the best"!!! The house has a beautiful view of the bay

from the deck. The rustic atmosphere makes one feel very comfortable and "at home". Our stay was

for only one night and we were so glad that it was available on short notice. Much better than a motel room!! This rental will not disappoint no matter what the occasion or if it IS on short notice! I would not

hesitate to recommend this very appealing property and location to anyone who is looking for natural

beauty and quiet solitude.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, it isnt the Ritz Carlton but is clean, comfortable and affordable.
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Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

This place had everything we wanted and needed. It was a quiet little place in a quiet little town and had amazing views. The bay is out front we saw all kinds of wildlife(even had a visit from a hunting dolphin). There is a little marsh area right next door with birds a fiddler crabs. The main gulf beach is a 5 minute walk up the road. We made a fire in r2d2 downstairs and sat on the porch swing while our kids did tricks on the "swing board". Everything we needed for the week was provided...it truly felt like our home away from home. We will be back as often as we can.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review and we do hope you visit again we are continually making improvements and additions to the property so will be even better next visit.
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Viola House

  • 1 of 5

To future renters of Viola House (caveat emptor). The online pictures do not do the place justice. The description states the current owners purchased the house 20 years ago and there is 20 years of accumulated clutter. The ground level is so full of untidiness that you can’t even walk a straight line to the bay without bumping into something. The charcoal grill was almost rusted out, gas grill on the porch in worse shape. I’m not sure what to make of R2D2? I had hoped to fish from the dock, but was sadly disappointed that the dock belonged to the adjoining property. The outside toilet isn’t plumbed in and the outside shower has “graffiti” for lack of a better word, written on the walls that might have been funny at one time, but not as a rental. The wind blew the cover off the golf cart, which I replaced and having worked on them, electric ones need to be plugged in all the time. Upon arrival, there were towels with holes hanging on the porch and dishes drying in the sink. It made it feel like you were visiting your aunt and uncle’s for the week, but they had left to run an errand. There were no house rules/welcoming book, but a faded, dirty piece of paper on the refrigerator to “leave the place as you found it.” Kitchen utensils and cooking pots were just thrown into the cabinets, not organized. Some leftover food in the refrigerator, pantry and shelf was outdated, ie. I threw away a red bean/rice mix with an expiration date of March 2011. No screens for the sliders. I now understand why there were no pictures of the bedroom or bathroom. The bathroom does not appear to have ever been updated and contained too many personal items. The shower didn’t drain, but that was nothing a bottle of drain cleaner couldn’t solve. The shower P-trap leaked to the outside. The mismatched towels were worn thin and felt like they had been demoted to the “beach house.” The bedroom closet contained a small bureau with more personal things, but there were too many items of clothing hanging in the closet to hang mine. Clothing lived on the floor or out of a suitcase. One positive, the bed was made and comfortable. A little unsettling was the obituary under the coffee table glass top. I could go on, but why bother. The owners should put a little of the rental money into Viola House and not their pockets. As a friend once said, no recommendation is a recommendation. Caveat emptor.

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW, please read some of our other reviews. Yes, we were undergoing some renovations at the time of this guest visit and some things were out of order but we did compensate the guest in the form of a discount. We were in the process of installing a second bathroom along with some other improvements which are now completed. We had just installed new stainless steel stove and refrigerator two days before this guest arrived, but they didnt mention that! Oh well, you cant please everyone every time.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Alligator Point, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jan 2018 - 14 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37.54 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £150.16
cleaning fee £63.82
Tax Rate 9.0%

No booking fee if guest books directly with us

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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