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Affordable Beach Cottage Only 200 Yards from Beach!

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-7)

Renting February in Winter also requires a January rental.

Cottage is one block or about 200 yards from the kind of wide, white sand beach the Florida panhandle is famous for.

Only available Saturday to Saturday except for certain weeks from Thanksgiving to New Years Day. Why pay $1,800 a week for a place with landscaped gardens when the best landscape is at the beach? If you want elaborate landscaping, my cottage is not the best for you. The cottage does have a nice open air porch in the front.

Now if you want a home that is on the beach, my cottage is not quite there, yet. Maybe, with global warming, it will be, soon.

Rental period is Saturday to Saturday except November and December holiday season.

Most people who stay at the cottage pack up the car and park along 98 or at the Beacon Hill public beach parking lot just down the street.

Maximum capacity is 7 or 8 with a king in master, 2 twins in middle bedroom and bunkbed in front bedroom with full on bottom and twin on top.

Vacation home built in 2003. Back yard is fenced in and ready for your dog to roam free or run around in circles, endlessly chasing it's tail.

Enjoy the front porch to relax, enjoy the fresh breeze, and listen to the waves rolling in from the Gulf of Mexico. Better yet, take a short stroll to the white sandy beach and watch the waves, beach activity and enjoy an evening sunset.

You can watch HD TV with cable in living room, middle bedroom and master bedroom.

The beach a short walk down the street is the same pristine white sand beach found all along the Gulf of Mexico. Pictures available upon request.

If you have more than 7 guests, there is an additional $2/night charge.

Mail Rental agreement to Mark Barnhart, PO Box 2063, Columbus, OH 43216

Keywords: COTTAGE, gulf beaches, beach, cheap, budget, family, white sand, high definition Tv, Mexico Beach, Beacon Hill, St Joe Beach, pets, dogs, HD

More Details

Owner
Mark Barnhart
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2018

About Mark Barnhart

I feel responsible to ensure you enjoy your visit when you stay at my vacation rental. I desire to have a home where fond memories are created to last a lifetime.

Mark Barnhart purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Mark Barnhart chose Port St. Joe

Since I love to travel and enjoy the ocean, especially the ones with the sugary sand, I decided to buy a vacation home on the gulf coast of Florida. The beaches are among the finest in the world! .

Beacon Hill area is a step back in time to Old Florida with views facing west across to the Cape for spectacular sunsets. Beacon Hill is located high above the dunes overlooking the Gulf. It is the home to a lighthouse that once used to keep ships off the shallow shoal. Beacon Hill Park offers tennis courts, a nature trail, covered shelter, and a playground.

What makes this cottage unique

Beach chairs, wagon, beach umbrellas, beach cart, and beach toys are provided for your enjoyment.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Port St. Joe in Gulf County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Mail Rental agreement to Mark Barnhart, PO Box 2063, Columbus, OH 43216
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Master bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom with master bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Middle bedroom with 32 inch HDTV.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed , Full size on bottom and twin on top.
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1) Full size bed in bottom bunk.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Home away from home.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(54 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.9259257 based on 54 reviews
5

Cute house close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

This house is a very short walk to the beach and was well stocked and one of the cleanest we have ever rented. Everything is provided and you do not need to go to the store for anything. There was a good variety of beach chairs and umbrellas for the guests to use. My favorite part of this house is the fenced in yard for our dogs which was very nice for after dark since there was a bear roaming the neighborhood and I did not want to run into it while walking my dogs. The only thing I would change is to have better mattresses or possibly a queen bed in one of the smaller rooms. The King mattress was fine but none of the other beds were comfortable for an adult although they would probably be good for kids.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean and comfortable. Short walk to a very nice pet friendly beach . Really enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay

Property was clean and comfortable

Short walk to a very nice pet friendly beach

  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very comfortable, everything we needed. And the fur child could run free-fenced yard. Thanks, Mark

  • 5 of 5

Great

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent stay - super close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

My husband, two pups, and I had a great stay at the cottage! It took me no time at all to get to the sand every morning! The dogs loved the fenced in backyard! The house was fully stocked with everything we need - as well as a lot of pup essential! Mark was an excellent host!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

It was very clean, well kept and well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

The neighborhood was very quiet and people were friendly. The house was very comfortable, close to the beach and the local caretaker came by several times to see if we needed anything. It was a great two weeks!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Easy walk to beach!!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was so clean and cute! Beach so close. Mark thought of everything! We came in Sat. following Nate. But a beautiful week. The location of this cottage is great. Super close to beach, restaurants etc. we road our bikes a lot, did some walking as well. Thanks for sharing your cottage, loved it and hope to be back soon!!!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches Int'l Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Lookout Lounge
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Route 98
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Toucans
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Beacon Hill Public Beach
Car: recommended

Home is in a quiet residential neighborhood. Beach open to the public is only one and a half blocks away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Port St. Joe, 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 special
7 Apr 2018 - 20 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£412
for 7 nights
£412
 
 
May Flower special
28 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£476
for 7 nights
£476
 
 
Late Spring
5 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£619
for 7 nights
£619
 
 
Memorial Week
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£790
for 7 nights
£790
 
 
Summer
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£957
for 7 nights
£957
 
 
July 4th Week
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,116
for 7 nights
£1,116
 
 
Summer 2
8 Jul 2018 - 4 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£973
for 7 nights
£973
 
 
Late Summer
5 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
6 night minimum stay
£610
for 6 nights
£698
 
 
Still hot
18 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£635
for 7 nights
£635
 
 
Early Autumn
8 Sep 2018 - 20 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£571
for 7 nights
£571
 
 
Autumn
21 Oct 2018 - 10 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£472
for 7 nights
£472
 
 
2019
5 Jan 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£631
for 7 nights
£631
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£321
for 7 nights
£321
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £24.86 + Tax
Cleaning £73.15 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £142.04
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are for Saturday to Saturday Only except for Thanksgiving and Christmas. You can pay by credit card or paypal. Please contact the owner for payment details and options.

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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