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Life's a Beach great for families and dog friendly.

29 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Lanark Village - Life's A Beach -

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Beds for 6)

Enjoy the completely updated and comfortable beach house. There are hardwood floors throughout, walk-in shower in the master and tub shower in the guest bathroom. Convenient laundry room with full size washer and dryer. The house is beautifully decorated and comfy through-out.

Boaters can put their boats in only a quarter mile away at the convenient boat ramp.

Great for family get togethers with plenty of space to entertain. There is a second floor porch with great views of the Gulf and Dog Island. The ground floor covered open patio has a grill, swing and dinning set and also has great views of the Gulf. There is also an outdoor shower and fishing cleaning table on ground floor patio.

Enjoy shelling, fishing, golfing, swimming, shopping and boating at the Life's a Beach, beach house.

Picture yourself relaxing on the beautiful gulf coast. Life is Great at Life's A Beach!!

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Lois Edmondson
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
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1 October, 2016
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based on 29 holidaymaker reviews

Life's a Beach great for families and dog friendly.
average rating of 4.724138 based on 29 reviews

Pennie Woodstock Ga

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your beach home "Life's a Beach". We were pleased with our accommodations. Your home was very comfortable and beautiful. I have never traveled with our 4 legged family member so I was a little nervous. The home is lovely, the beach was unlike any I had ever seen. Carrabelle is so family and pet friendly. We did accidentally kayak to a small island just off the coast which was a bird santuary and did not allow human visitors. Turned out to be one of the most relaxing vacations I have ever had. Thank you again and I WILL be back. The sooner the better!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Place to Relax

  • 5 of 5

My husband, our dogs, and I had the best vacation at this home. Lois is absolutely amazing to work with. We had the most amazing time watching the dolphins, fishing, kayaking, hanging out on the back deck, and the best part was watching the pelicans dive bomb for fish (the most funniest thing to see...hahaha).

The home was well stocked with all kitchen appliance, utensils, linens, and plenty of towels. It has excellent WI-FI, and cable TV in every room. It has plenty of room for the whole family. You will not be disappointed spending your time at this home. The back deck is gated so we didn't have to worry about our pets getting out while we hung out watching all the wildlife. The City of Carrabelle is a small fishing town with not a lot of restaurants (we did go to Hog Wild BBQ and it was AWESOME!). We did most of our grocery shopping at the local grocery store (IGA) and mainly cooked all of our meals at the house. We were looking for a quiet place to relax, and we found it at Life's a Beach! We will definitely be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet beach town

  • 4 of 5

This was our first time to visit Carrabelle FL. Definitely a small quiet beach town.

Some comments on the house:

It was a cute house that needs some upgrading but it had what we needed. The rooms are spacious and the kitchen is fully equipped. The house is not located on a typical beach. This beach is very calm (no waves) with a dock. Good for fishing and looking for cool sea life when the tide goes down. My kids loved finding crabs, shells, clams, starfish and many more interesting marine life. The best part of the house is that the owners are really great to work with.

Comments about the area:

Carrabelle is a very small beach town with limited restaurants and grocery stores. The main beach is about 5 min drive from the house. St. George island ( which has nicer beaches and more restaurants) is about 30-40 min drive. There is also a national forest close by you can hike.

Overall, nice place if you are looking for a quiet beach town.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Life's a Beach home

  • 3 of 5

This is the first time that we have gone to the Gulf side of Florida and this was a great location for a family vacation without being in the middle of a ton of tourists! We have rented other vacation homes in Florida and this was a nice home and it is right on the beach! The pots and pans in the kitchen were lacking, we had a difficult time cooking for our family of eight. We took our six kids during spring break to the beach, there were no beach toys in the house at all.. We had to go to the store and buy things for them to play with, had it been posted, we would have brought those things from home. There is a sign posted in the home, as well as stated on the website that they do NOT charge a cleaning fee....however, we were charged a cleaning fee of $70 with our reservation payment. The security deposit was to be returned within 10 days of departure, we did not receive ours until 20 days later. There is NO pier in front of the house for fishing, you must go down the beach to a neighboring pier. The house was very comfortable and the location was GREAT!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect place to relax

  • 5 of 5

First of all, the owner of this house, Lois, is a gem. She gets a 5-star rating without hesitation! This home is about 30 steps from the beach. The closest we have ever been able to stay! We set up our tailgating tent right on the sand (make sure you use sandbags to weigh it down) and thoroughly enjoyed just hanging out in our chairs and piddling around. We would fish a while, walk, read, watch dolphins, etc.... This is truly a place you need to go if you want to unplug from the chaos. The home is beautiful, clean and comfortable. The air conditioning works perfectly which is always a plus after you've been out in the sun all day. We rented kayaks from a business in Carrabelle who delivered them. It was awesome to just be able to hop in them whenever we felt the need. We actually saw dolphins and sea turtles while kayaking on two separate occasions. We encountered a handful of people walking along the beach but I can say we pretty much had it all to ourselves.

Thank you for your hospitality, Lois!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Relax

  • 5 of 5

A great place to relax and enjoy the view. The owners went over backwards to accommodate us on short notice. Unobstructed views of the water and plenty of room to just kick back and do nothing (if desired). When we arrived it was cold and windy but even the weather couldn't spoil our week. I would highly recommend this place to anyone. The owners were GREAT, location GREAT, and, for those of you who aren't looking for the hustle and crowds of tourist traps, a wonderful place to vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home on the gulf with beach frontage. Spend time relaxing on the upper porch watching wildlife and boating. Enjoy grilling the days catch on the patio overlooking the water. A short drive to Apalachicola to enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner at one of the many good restaurants. Lovely shops, cafes, great seafood and ice cream. Book a fishing trip or rent kayaks in Carrabelle.


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Prices for this holiday house in Lanark Village, North West Florida

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Refundable Damage Deposit £205
Tax Rate 9.0%

Security deposit $250.00 is returned within 10 days of departure providing house is left in good order and keys are returned. No pet fee. No cleaning fee.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lanark Village in Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master Suite has its own private bathroom with double vanity and walk-in shower. The second bathroom is roomy with a skylight and tub shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master has a King size bed. Second bedroom has a Queen size Bed. The third bedroom has 2 Twin Beds. Each bedroom is tastefully decorated and has a T. V.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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