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Beachfront Home on the Gulf of Mexico, private with spectacular views

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious 3BR/2BA Beachfront Home, Sleeps 8, covered patio and outside shower

Enjoy 8 miles of deserted Gulf front beaches surrounded by 5,000 acres of Bald Point State Park. Take advantage of Alligator Harbor's sheltered boating and fishing marina. The area is known for some of the best fishing in the state and less than an hour from the Tallahassee airport makes Alligator Point the perfect location for a relaxing vacation.

'Pair-a-Dice' This spacious, 3 bedroom, gulf front beach home overlooks the Gulf of Mexico with 90 feet of private beach and beautiful views of Alligator Bay. The home's wraparound decks along with numerous windows make it possible for one to enjoy a dramatic water view from every room. The home is furnished with antiques and nautical handcrafts throughout. It has a panoramic tiled kitchen and living room for family gatherings,tiled bedrooms and bathrooms, and a captain's spiral staircase to the loft bedroom. The kitchen, eating area, and utility room are a step up above the living room which may not be conducive to all age groups like toddlers or elderly, as well as the spiral staircase to the loft bedroom.. Special areas are the master bedroom with a sitting area, and a fabulous outside covered eating area, and an outside shower.

Central air, charcoal grill, fully furnished kitchen, bedroom with a sitting area, washer/dryer, 3 TVs, cable, and much more.

Swimming, fishing, shelling, sunbathing, bird watching, biking, dolphin watch, boating, great seafood restaurants and markets. (It's worth the trip, just to eat). Golf course is 40 minutes away. It is a great place to rest, read and enjoy nature but it is not a resort destination with commercial entertainment.. Alligator Point is a very secluded, residential, unspoiled sand dune.

Come for the beach, the wildlife and great seafood. Panacea or Carrabelle are the nearest area for grocery shopping and dinning. The entire area specializes in seafood restaurants and markets.

Wakulla Springs State Park, Panacea Gulf Aquarium, and Apalachicola are great day trips

More Details

Owner
Kathy Romersa
Member since: 2000
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 November, 2017

About Kathy Romersa

We live in Nashville, TN. We have been in the real estate business since the early seventies. We were one of the first to have a vacation rental on Alligator Point.

Kathy Romersa purchased this house in 2000

Why Kathy Romersa chose Alligator Point

We have built a loyal base of returning guests that enjoy the area as we know it from 1999 when we discovered this jewel of serenity.

What makes this house unique

The dramatic views of the sea and the sounds at night are melodic.

Private, no traffic, no line, fresh seafood, and adults can enjoy being cool under the house while children enjoy the sun.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Kathy,

your house is beautiful, the view great.

Best regards and happy Easter

Renate from Germany
Mar 2012
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
  • rural ...
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Two tiled full bathrooms and large outside shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 4 Single Bed
  • The master bedroom is gulf side with a sitting area and television. Great for reading, sleeping and romance!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Outside Shower High Speed Internet No Pets Covered Outside area

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveller reviews)

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Beachfront Home on the Gulf of Mexico, private with spectacular views
average rating of 4.928571 based on 44 reviews
5

The decor and overall character of this property truly captures the Florida beach house feel.

  • 5 of 5

This property is simply wonderful. Once you step off of the deck steps you are 'on the beach'. The beach is quiet and secluded with only a handful of properties between you and a bid sanctuary/wildlife preserve that encompasses the next 2-3 miles of beach, perfect for long strolls along a seemingly remote island for shelling, bird watching, dolphin viewing or anything else you might enjoy. There was not a single morning that I did not observe a team of dolphins directly in front of the house, sometimes swimming and chasing fish within mere feet of the shoreline and incurred the same at every day at nearly sunset. The house is properly equipped with everything you could imagine and the kitchen was sufficient for us to prepare a full thanksgiving feast with all of the fixings. The master bedroom is layed out as such that I would be content never to venture elsewhere (except to the kitchen for food). It has a very comfortable bed, a wonderful seating area for sitting and enjoying a nap in the warm afternoon sun as well as a small table for games, a laptop, work (if you so chose) etc.

This is a remote location and thought needs to be given to obtaining groceries prior to arrival, but Kathy is very quick to offer you advice on any of the local stores, restaurants, fishing guides or any other activities. That said the seclusion and privacy of this island and this beach house are definitely worth the short drive if necessary.

The marina is within walking distance across the street and have such supplies as beer, ice, bait and a some island logo attire and in season the oasis bar and grill is also available (though it was clised during our stay).

All and all, I honestly hate to give such a great review because I would like to keep word from getting out on this secret hidden gem, but that wouldn't be fair to such a fabulous home owner. Even though she was traveling abroad she maintained contact with us for anything and was always accommodating in every way imaginable.

My family has rented along the coast multiple times a year for 20 years. We have stayed at many locations and I wouldn't say this if I didn't mean it....WE WILL BE BACK....and it will be sooner rather than later.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We like Anthony believe that Alligator Point is an exceptional place after many years of driving the east and west coast of Florida. It is not for everyone that needs the commercialism of Destin and Panama City, but it is for many that love to enjoy what the area has to offer, the Monarch Butterfly flying south in the fall, fishing year round, Dolphins feeding daily, long peaceful walks along the beach, shelling, enjoying only the sounds of the sea, and watching the Sand Pipers and Sea Gulls feeding along our waters edge. It's like your on private beach. We have built a wonderful customer base in doing all that we can for our guests, no matter the time of day or where we are.Vacations are important. We all look forward to that special vacation time, as we look forward to Anthony returning soon.
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly what we wanted and much nicer than the pictures! The beaches were perfect. We saw dolphins daily, stingrays, starfish and even 3 manatees together 20 yards off the beach! There was no one on the beach so it was like our own private beach! Kathy was so welcoming and called prior to the trip to ensure me the property was in good shape after the recent Hurricane Irma. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the privacy of Alligator Point and all that the sea has to offer. Your kind words in writing this review are greatly appreciated and we thank you for choosing to stay our home for your summer vacation. Your time and thoughtfulness will be of great value to future guests.
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Nice Beachfront Home

  • 4 of 5

Great home with all amenities needed right on the beach. Most time was spent walking, fishing and just hanging out away from the crowd relaxing. We enjoyed our stay in the area, had great local seafood and went to the marine lab with the kids one afternoon.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

loved it! Perfect place to make family memories!

  • 5 of 5

The house is welcoming and the decor add to the charm . It is clean and had everything we needed. This house is on a great part of the beach , very secluded and perfect for our family of 6. We have stayed in many houses at other beaches and on alligator point but " pair a dice" is our favorite . Wonderful new family memories were made and will be forever cherished !

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The family embraced the natural setting of Alligator Point enjoying the sea and all that it has to offer in a area where nature controls and not commercialism dictating ones activities. Hope they will return soon.
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Perfect vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We just had an amazing week in this house at Alligator Point. Kathy is very prompt in answering questions and getting back to me with any concerns I had. The house is very well kept and it is in a prime location on the "island"....across the street from the marina and tiki bar and of course just steps away from the gorgeous and always changing gulf. If you are looking to get back to nature, this is the place you want to be.

The beds are clean and comfortable, the towels are soft and clean. The kitchen is well stocked and the wifi worked well too.

I usually try to find a place with a screened in porch, but the sitting area underneath the house serves the same purpose (staying out of the sun) and still gives you gorgeous views. What we gained by not having a screened porch is being able to gaze at the incredible night sky with the stars amazing us with their beauty. We also saw some fantastic lightening storms from way way off in the distance at night which was breathtaking.

We highly recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have been in the vacation rental business for almost thirty years. Having traveled the world we realize, we just don't look for a beautiful spot but cleanliness and comfortable beds are just as important. Alligator Point has its own beauty, the rest is left up to me and our cleaning service. We love feed back on how we can always improve. We appreciate the time given to us from this guests who enjoyed the natural setting that leaves one refreshed.
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Can't Wait to Go Back!

  • 5 of 5

This is our first time vacationing at Alligator Point. We absolutely love the house as well as the area.

The house is immaculately kept, well equipped and all the appliances/electronics/wifi are in good working condition. The linen and dishes are of excellent quality. The living area and the master suite is huge, with plenty of seating and access to the deck. The loft is very cute with 4 identical beds and boat seating, my 10-year-old calls it his own camp.

The beach is only steps away from the house. We simply left our beach chairs on the beach overnight. The area towards the end of Alligator Point (an easy walk from the house) is enchanting. We saw many crabs, dolphins and even a small stingray!

Kathy, the owner, is very responsive to my questions. The booking process went very smoothly.

All in all, we really enjoyed our vacation at Pair-a-dice. Thank you, Kathy, for sharing your wonderful house with us!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! thank you for the time you spent in writing this review. My cleaning service will be so delighted that you mentioned her. She really cares. Children always love the loft and i am glad your children have now called it their home. Hope to hear from you again soon.
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Tallahassee
Car: necessary

The Big Bend area in the Panhandle, Florida near Tallahassee.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Alligator Point, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
spring
24 Feb 2018 - 25 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,623
for 7 nights
£1,623
 
 
Summer
26 May 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,948
for 7 nights
£1,948
 
 
Indian Summer
11 Aug 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,623
for 7 nights
£1,623
 
 
Fall
29 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,380
for 7 nights
£1,380
 
 
Winter
27 Oct 2018 - 1 Mar 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,136
for 7 nights
£1,136
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £93.06 + Tax
Damage Fee £223.35
Refundable Damage Deposit £223.35
Tax Rate 9.0%

From $1000/Week
Holiday rate is 1500. ( Thanksgiving, Christmas and New's Year)
Reservation Deposit is 1/2 weekly rental rate. Rate includes Cleaning and Linens. Additional charges: Tourist Tax 9%, Security deposit $300.00(refundable)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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