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Beachfront Cottage - Sandpiper Quay - Perfect Retreat - Wifi

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

Don't let the size of this quaint beachfront cottage fool you. This recently remodeled home has all of the charm of an original beach cottage as well as all of the modern conveniences that anyone could want! No expense was spared with decorating, but we left the charm of an older beach home intact. Everything in this house was new in 2007 and the owners make updates to the home every 6-12 months! It looks like a showroom for IKEA meets Pottery Barn, right down to the kitchen cabinets!

With 2 bedrooms and 1 bath, this home sleeps 4 comfortably. The master bedroom has a queen bed and the second bedroom has a full and a twin. The bathroom is located just between the two bedrooms. We used the space perfectly to house the maximum number of people, with still leaving a great deal of space to get around. There is a television in the living room and one in each of the bedrooms, for a total of 3 televisions. The house has cable, DVD players, stereo with iPod dock, and wireless internet; so bring your laptop and work by the water.

Sandpiper Quay is on the water, just a short stroll and over a small dune. It boasts a large screened in porch where you can sit and enjoy the coastal breezes. What's better than having the beach as your backyard? We have provided beach towels and beach chairs for your use and there is a park-style grill in the small fenced backyard. Just like others, once you stay here, you will want to return!

Some of the best seafood can be found in Carrabelle. You can go to downtown Carrabelle and purchase shrimp each morning, fresh off of the shrimp boats. The freshest oysters you've ever had are harvested every morning, so be sure to pick some up, as well as the fresh grouper and other fish. Or, if you prefer, you can fish from the beach just out your back door.

This is a great little beach bungalow in a tranquil setting. If you're ready to relax and get away from it all, then give us a call! You only need to provide us with a credit card to book the home, so what are you waiting for?

Have a larger group? Need extra space? We have another property named Pelican's Nest. It is located right next door to Sandpiper Quay.

Deposit and Cancellation Policy:

A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking, with the remainder due 30 days prior to the rental date. Deposit is refundable 60-days prior to rental date. Any cancellation between 30-60 days prior to reservation is subject to loss of deposit. Any cancellation 30 days or less from the rental date is subject to the full rental rate, unless the property is able to be rented to another party for the entire time reserved.

Sunday to Sunday rental.

Call Nan to book.

Keywords: House/Cottage

More Details

Nan Dowden
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017

Why Nan Dowden chose Florida

Sandpiper Quay means Sandpiper 'by the water'. We picked this little home because of its location. It is right on the water, with beautiful views of both Saint George Island and Dog Island. Carrabelle is a cute, undisturbed old fishing village, where you can still go into town and buy fresh shrimp off of the shrimp boats in the morning, and the oysters are the freshest you'll find. The people are laid back and life is a little slower in Carrabelle. It's a great place to relax, unwind and enjoy the undisturbed, practically private beach less than one hundred yards away.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Carrabelle in Franklin County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

Beachfront Cottage - Sandpiper Quay - Perfect Retreat - Wifi
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews
Mableton, Georgia

Sandpiper Home

  • 5 of 5

Never stayed in this home but stayed next door with friends in both homes. And yes, I would consider this just like home! spotless clean, fully furnished with anything you might need for a long or short stay. beautiful back yard, steps to the water, peaceful, comfortable. I got to see black bear and dolphins several days! Just a wonderful experience! (I was unable to send the actual dates of stay)

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

I love this place!

  • 5 of 5

What a great little house to get away from all the hustle and bustle of the big city. The small town of Carrabelle is a great place to come and relax. When we walked in the door of the house you couldn't help but notice how clean and well furnished it was. It had everything we needed. The best part of the house is the screened in porch on the back overlooking the beach. I think I could have stayed there the entire trip. It's great to watch the sunrise in the morning, relax and read a book in the afternoon and I think I could have even slept out there if I would have figured out how to get the bed out there.

The beach was wonderful. If you like the crowded beaches in other places, this is not the place for you. If you like going down to the beach and not being crowded, this is your place. It's great to get up early and take a walk on the beach as the sun rises. The local fisherman are usually down by the local beach entrance and are bringing in a net full of mullet. The house is less than a mile away from the Crooked River Lighthouse. It's a great place to walk or drive too. You can climb to the top of the lighthouse and there's a gift shop there too. There also a Carrabelle History Museum and Camp Gordon Museum in town. Don't miss the house made out of bottles near downtown.

There are great place to eat in Carrabelle including the Fisherman's Wife and 2 Brothers Café.

This is a great place to come and do nothing and just relax. If you do want to be adventurous there's day trips you can take to Apalachicola or St George.

We will be coming back here soon!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lexington, KY

Small beach Town, Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was The perfect Mid-Summer getaway for my family. I simply cannot get Sand Piper Quay or Carrabble ,out of my mind. We keep on finding that wonderful white sand in the back of our Honda Pilot, no matter How many times we have cleaned it. The Cottage was exactly as advertised.The leasing staff along with the Weather while we were there was great. Already checking dates for a return trip next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you love the charm of Carrabelle, and the wonderful beach. Those same charms are why we bought the place! We look forward to you and your family enjoying our home in the future.
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Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Sandpiper Quay was the perfect getaway. The cottage was exactly as advertised. The people in Carrabelle were friendly and personable. It was the perfect distance from the beach and I loved the beach chairs and towels provided. It was wonderful!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Wendy! We love Sandpiper. Just after we purchased it, it was hit by hurricane Dennis. As such, we were given the "opportunity" to completely re-do the entire place. We have tried to ensure that the home has what someone needs for a night, a week or a month. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and hope you will be another of our returning guests! Thanks ~ Lisa
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Once was not enough.

  • 5 of 5

The fact we have stayed here more then once speaks for its self. For any one seeking a relaxing, unhurried vacation this is the place. The house has a relaxing, comfortable feel in a quiet but friendly neighborhood. long walks down the beach often with sightings of dolphins up close while feeding. Dinning, shopping and other activities can be found local or a short distance down the road.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed the home and the area. It really is a piece of the "Forgotten Coast". We love that it is unhurried and relaxed, and hope you will be one of our returning guests, as many others.
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Weekend Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The Sandpiper Quay was everything we thought it would be. A very clean, well equiped cottage on the beach. I mean your own private beach. Yes, people do walk by and by, but you have the advantage of walking only one to two minutes from your cottage to the beach. This was a special weekend getaway for us from all the cares of the world. This place served us well. The manager was very nice on our booking and the owner was nice to let us stay a little later Sunday on checkout. We also saw many wildlife, including a black bear, in our stay. My wife and I thank you so much for allowing us to stay at your beautiful cottage by the ocean.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review! We do love our home and enjoy sharing it with those who also love it! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time and hope you will come back!
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Nearest Golf
8 Miles
St James Bay Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
Highway 98
Nearest Beach
Carrabelle Beach
Nearest Point of Interest


Prices & Availability

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Tax Rate 9.0%

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