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'R & R' Gulf View On the Beautiful upper half of the Cape

24 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Port Saint Joe - R&R

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 8

This is a beautiful 2000 SF home just steps from Cape Shoals Beach. The house is located in a small subdivision that offers private beach access along with a quiet and friendly environment. The house is conveniently located between the 'Trading Post' and St. Joseph State Park, with a covered carport large enough for three vehicles and driveway space for a boat. The outside amenities include an enclosed hot and cold water shower, picnic table, charcoal BBQ grill, beach chairs and sand toys. There is a bike path on the Cape and a park with covered pavillions located within walking distance to the house.

The first floor entry area has a freezer stocked with bags of ice to keep your vacation drinks cold. Ice on the Cape is expensive and doesn't last long on those hot summer days. This area also provides great entertainment for the kids with a foosball table, and basketball game.

The second floor features the main living area, kitchen, master suite, laundry room and 1/2 bath. Your family and friends will enjoy a 50 inch plasma TV, DVD player, stereo with six disc CD changer. The queen sofa is a pull out bed for extra sleeping space. The kitchen/dining area is well equipped, including microwave, blender, electric hand mixer, twelve cup coffee maker, four slice toaster, waffle iron, electric griddle and dishwasher. The kitchen has plenty of pots, pans, cooking utensils and place settings for eight. The master suite features a king size bed, 42 inch plasma TV, DVD player and walk in closet. The master bath has double vanities and a large walk in shower. The laundry room has a large capacity washer and dryer making it easy to keep all those beach towels and sandy clothes clean during your stay. Enjoy your morning coffee or evening cocktail on the screened in porch.

The third floor has a second master suite with private bath, queen size bed, walk-in closet, 32 inch plasma TV and DVD player. This suite offers a sitting area furnished with a recliner and lamp for reading and relaxing. There is also a private screened balcony with gulf view off this bedroom. The third bedroom has a private bath, two full size beds, a 32 inch plasma TV and a DVD player

Keywords: Private Homes, Cape San Blas, Florida Main North West, Florida North West, Port St. Joe, Close to Panama City, Cape Shoals,near San Dunes

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

William Newman
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 August, 2016

Why William Newman chose North West Florida

This property is on the north side of the cape, clearer water, nicer beach, and the beach faces west to see the beautiful sunsets.


based on 24 holidaymaker reviews

'R & R' Gulf View On the Beautiful upper half of the Cape
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Very well appointed family beach house

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful vacation spot for a family that just wants to get away from their busy schedules, spend lots of time together at a beautiful beach in a home thoughtfully appointed for all ages. The listing was very accurate in terms of location, layout and amenities. The property was very well maintained and clean. The owner was delightful to work with, as he answered all questions promptly and was very accommodating to our schedule and questions. The beach is an easy walk away and the surf varied by day, which provided a nice change in possible activities in the water. The beach is unbeatable in the evening - it would come alive with people as the sun went down and the temperature cooled. I would definitely recommend this property to those looking to really get away.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Property!

  • 5 of 5

R&R provided just that! Much needed rest and relaxation! We have been visiting the cape for the past few years and this is by far our favorite property. It felt like home, well stocked, very clean, so comfortable, and the location was perfect. Thank you Bill for being so easy to work with and for thinking of everything we may need! The ice especially came in handy. We would highly recommend this property and hope to visit again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jill, that is what we like to hear, that our guests had a great time and we surpassed their expectations. Look forward to having you and your family back.
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  • 5 of 5

I welcomed my 40's in R&R and it was the best B Day present I could have received. The Cape is gorgeous and the house was beautiful. Better than advertised. Immaculately clean, the décor was very welcoming, the rooms spacious, the porches a perfect place to enjoy the ocean breeze. The beach is the best in FL. The amenities provided (ice, charcoal, fully stocked kitchen, beach chairs) were not only welcomed but evidence of the Newman's care for their renters which you do not see often. My whole family was amazed by the whole experience. I am returning to the Cape and would go out of my way to rent from the Newman's in the future. Will be back... soon!!!! Did I mention it was gorgeous??? LOL

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Diana, We love to hear that our place exceeds the expectations of our guests, we strive to make your stay an enjoyable one. We look forward to your return. Have a wonderful year.
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The house was just as advertised. It was spotless and well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

The owners were easy and great to deal with. The extras they add like ice is very helpful. The beds were comfortable and house had everything you need. The beach is a very short walk and great views from second floor balcony. This was our first time at the cape and we will return hope I get to deal with the newmans on future rentals on the cape thank you for sharing your home with us.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay at R&R. We look forward to having you stay again sometime in the future. Best regards, Bill & Genine
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Beautiful beach home!

  • 5 of 5

Loved R&R! Perfect for the grandparents and the kids. Easy beach access to CSB beaches, which are beautiful. Rented a lot of beach houses, but this was the first that provided so much gear (e.g., chairs, boogie boards, kiddie pool, sand toys, etc.). Thanks again, Bill!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: All the best and thanks so much for the kind review.
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No easier place to be

  • 5 of 5

Over the past 20 years we have rented 12 to 14 homes or condos for vacations and can not remember a house that was easier to stay in.

It is truly nice to have an owner that cares about the renter. Everything we needed or wanted was provided or information was given to help.

The location was perfect, if you can't be beachfront this is about as good as it gets. The home was spacious and provided enough room for a very enjoyable vacation. If we go back to Cape San Blas it will be first on our list.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the super review. It gives us great pleasure to hear how our guests enjoyed their stay in this beautiful home! We hope you and your family come back and stay with us again.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Port Saint Joe, North West Florida

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
13 Aug 2016 - 3 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £247
Tax Rate 12.0%

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Port Saint Joe in Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1760 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 5 - Outdoor Shower
  • Master Bath has an extra large walk in shower, also 2 separate vanities. Other two baths have bath/shower combo.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) All bedrooms are very roomy
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 5 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
WII game system, basketball hoop game, foosball table, picnic table, out door shower, two screen rooms, sand pail & toys, wave boards, small kiddie pool,

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