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Beach front! HotTub, All Bedrooms are Suites, Pool Table, Foos Ball, Bikes, more

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxury beach front home. 3 BRs; 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 8. Private Game Room. Hot Tub

Serendipity is a beach front home with a hot tub, pool table and foos ball table! A unique beach house experience!

'ser•en•dip•i•ty: good luck in discovering unexpected things'

When you enter Serendipity you will indeed feel that you are lucky to find a house on St. George Island that is so welcoming and comfortable. Your family and friends will enjoy this meticulously maintained, beautiful beach front home with many amenities, full private game room, hot tub and hot and cold outdoor shower.

Serendipity has one of the largest outdoor decks on the beach with plenty of rockers and outdoor seating to enjoy the view of the Gulf. It is located near a park and restaurants so you can enjoy the local lifestyle. Being the first house gives you a perfect view of the newly constructed 79' St. George Lighthouse and additional views of the Gulf. As well as views of the sunset!

The house has 3 bedrooms and 3 ½ bathrooms. Each bedroom has an attached full bathroom, flat screen TV and fabulous views! The kitchen has new appliances and is fully equipped. The living area has a TV, DVD, free movies, and a Playstation 2. The “outside” game room is enclosed for privacy. It features a large hot tub with a view of the gulf, pool table and foos ball for hours of fun and relaxation. The house also features a stereo/CD player, free wireless Internet, outdoor hot and cold shower, bicycles and beach gear.

The boardwalk, just off the back deck, provides instant access to one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Serendipity will provide the exquisite vacation you want every year. Swim with the dolphins, fish, or just recline on the white, sugary sand. When you're done with the beach, enjoy the outdoor hot/cold shower and prepare the day's catch on the park-style charcoal grill.

In summary, Serendipity is pet friendly beach house with private game room, hot tub, large decks, plenty of outdoor seating, fully equipped kitchen, WiFi and amazing views.

Visit Serendipity on your next vacation, you will be glad you did!

More Details

Owner
Tom and Lucinda
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 June, 2017

About Tom and Lucinda

Hello and thank you for looking at our beach house!

We live in Miami, Fl but enjoy spending time on the laid back island of St. George. we also enjoy time in Tennessee at our cabins. Tom grew up in in Switzerland and Lucinda grew up in New York state. We are active people that like to travel to unique places - together we have traveled to 5 continents (hoping to hit all 7!) We were exploring the Florida Panhandle when we happened upon St. George Island and fell in love with the tranquil beaches. We enjoy all the beach activities, great weather and friendly people. We hope you enjoy Serendipity and the island as much as we do.

Tom and Lucinda purchased this house in 2012

Why Tom and Lucinda chose Florida

We always wanted a house on the beach but not in a congested area. When we found St. George Island, we knew this was it. The house has wonderful views from all corners of the decks and inside. We are just a few steps to the beach which is the perfect location for us! We love the convenience of walking to restaurants and small shops and being away from the noisy city. Serendipity has everything we wanted including great recreational activities year round, delicious restaurants, nice people and small town feel.

What makes this house unique

We really liked the idea that Serendipity had the space for a game room. Our family and friends like to do things together and this house is perfect for that. With the pool table, foosball, bikes, games and hot tub, we enjoys time together. The private game room is a unique feature that kids of all ages will enjoy!

Guestbook comments from the owner

S Sea gulls, seashells, sunrises/sunsets

E Entertainment room with hot tub and table games

R Rest and relaxation

E Extended deck with heavy outdoor furniture

N No need for a car

D Dog friendly (Boomer, our cocker spaniel, had a great time!)

I Island living at its best

P Pool table, porpoises, pelicans

I Ice cold beer

T Tangerine deck chairs, turtles, tanning

Y You will love SGI and Serendipity! We can't wait to return!
May 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Gulf Beaches in Eastpoint

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • city centre ...
  • Monument View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Attached to bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Attached to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Attached to bedroom 3
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , on living level
    Bathroom 5 - Outdoor Shower , Outdoor hot and cold shower
  • Every bedroom has en suite bathroom, half bath on living level, shower and sink in the private game room
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Attached full bathroom, TV and deck access
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Attached full bathroom and TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Attached full bathroom and TV
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , in living room. Half bath on this level
  • 2 King size beds, 1 Queen size Bed, 1 Queen sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • 6 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Adult and children's bikes; outdoor games (jarts, horseshoes, paddle ball, pail, shovels, etc); beach chairs; beach umbrellas; hot and cold outdoor shower, outdoor sink; board games; puzzles; alarm clocks; hair dryers; make-up mirror; pack and play; dog crate

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(67 traveller reviews)

Beach front! HotTub, All Bedrooms are Suites, Pool Table, Foos Ball, Bikes, more
average rating of 4.850746 based on 68 reviews
We live in Waukesha WI, in a home on 4 acres of woods.
5

Two couples from Wisconsin had a great visit, with incredible weather.

  • 5 of 5

The location, spacious decks and oceanfront access made this a delightful 10 day stay. We have been coming for more than a dozen years to the Island but this is our first renting from Tom and Lucinda. They are very pleasant to deal with and responsive to needs. we arrived to find a broken dining room chair and it was replaced the next morning. The hot tub was a pleasant relaxing evening treat. There are a lot of steps, the third floor bedroom was tough on one of our guests.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jim We are glad you had a good time at Serendipity and it's setting and amenities. We are looking forward to have you back at The Blue Marlin in March Thank you again for staying at Serendipity Tom + Lucinda
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5

Perfect Place for families with Teens!

  • 5 of 5

We usually stay on Cape San Blas, but this year we wanted to try St. George Island for the kids. We brought our 5 kiddos and my mom; ages are 11, 13, 15, 19, 20. Serendipity was perfect for our family! The pool table, foosball table and hot tub made all the difference. We also rented the golf cart which was also a plus. We never heard "I'm bored" even during the two rainy days. We liked the location as well, glad to be in walking distance of most everything. The bigger deck made for good conversations with the kids since we could all sit out there comfortably. We would suggest visiting Dog Island, it was a rare beauty! We brought back memories to last a lifetime.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Melissa We are so happy that you enjoyed Serendipity and St. George Island! The game rooms are always a winner with kids (and adults) of all ages!! We love the large decks and enjoying the sun until it sets. We are glad you liked the location- being in 'town' makes it easy to walk to restaurants, lighthouse park and shops. We hope you will return to Serendipity (or one of our other homes ) again in the future. Have a great day, Tom and Lucinda
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5

Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had rented a cabin from Tm and Lucinda a few years ago in Gatlinburg Tennessee and loved it. We loved this one just a much. Everything we perfect! Saw dolphins every morning! Wonderful weather and fell in love with SGI! The house was beautiful and offered everything you could ask for. Just amazing!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Eva Thank you for thinking of us when you planned your beach vacation! We are thrilled that you enjoyed Serendipity and St. George Island. We look forward to you returning to one of our cabins in The Smoky Mountains or house on St. George Island. Have a wonderful day, Tom and Lucinda
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Nice Vacation Rental

  • 4 of 5

On the positive side, the owners were great to deal with and the home is overall well stocked, more so than most rentals. The home is clean enough but could use a good deep cleaning. And the game room is a nice bonus with the hot tub and games. But there are some downsides to this rental. Two of the bedrooms are on the lower level and the noise from the kitchen/living area is something to be aware of. Even just small things like someone walking or moving a dining room chair are pretty loud on the lower level. The other downside for us was the amount of people on the beach, especially late week/weekend from the public access area next to the rental. This, of course, is not the fault of the owners or the property, but something that would have been helpful to know when booking. We've stayed at many properties that were near public access but it has never been a problem until this rental. It was not the quiet beach vacation we were expecting having stayed at other properties in the area. But if you're okay with a more crowded beach area at times then this property is a good option.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Collette We are sorry that you did not have the quiet beach vacation that you expected. We do not hide the fact that Serendipity is in the heart of “town”. Most guests enjoy the excitement of being close to town, near the playground and Lighthouse Park as well as watching the action on the beach. It is in fact the house we get the most repeat guests! Although St. George Island is not a crowded island, the busiest part of the island is near the light house and restaurants, where Serendipity is located. If you would have called or emailed to discuss your vacation expectations, we would have suggested you stay at one of our other properties on the island. You used the “book it now” option on VRBO without any questions asked before booking. Many guests are familiar with the island and when someone books without questions, we figure they know the island. First time visitors to SGI normally ask questions. We are a bit confused by your comments of the house being noisy. Having stayed there many times, we have not noticed it being noisy nor has any guest ever mentioned that. The only thing we can think of is that all the floors are tiled and you may be use to a house with carpeting (which cushions sound). We try very hard to provide an enjoyable vacation for all of our guests. We are upfront and honest with information on VRBO and our website. We do not mislead anyone and we answer every question honestly. Speaking with an owner or emailing prior to booking is always a good idea, especially if you have specific expectations. We had the house deep cleaned prior to the summer. We did call you and email you when you arrived but never heard back from you. If something needed attention, we would have sent the cleaners back. As mentioned, we want every guest to enjoy their stay completely at our homes. Thank you for providing feedback. Tom and Lucinda
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4

Fantastic views right on the beach!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our Spring Break at Serendipity. Tom and Lucinda were easy to work with and very responsive. The proximity of the playground, basketball court and lighthouse is a real plus for families with younger children. The house was clean and had all the necessary items. The view from either deck is as advertised. My only negative comment would be the room set up. The beds are a bit bulky for the size of the rooms and it may make sense to have two sets of bunk beds in the upstairs bedroom so you can comfortably fit two families of 4. Overall, a relaxing vacation on a beautiful beach with very nice accommodations. Certainly a lot more value than 30A.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Doug We are glad that you enjoyed Serendipity, the location, amenities and the area. We like to provide all the amenities that guests (young and old) will enjoy such as game room, hot tub, bikes, beach gear, beach towels and a well equipped kitchen. We agree that the location is prime- close to everything and great views. Sleeping arrangements are very much a personal preference. The majority of our guests like the comfortable king and queen beds being they are more comfortable than smaller beds. Being all the bedrooms have attached bathrooms, it is a great house for several couples as well as multi generational families where 3 bedrooms with normal beds are required. Bunk beds are not practical or comfortable for all ages and would not work well at Serendipity. We do have bunk beds in several of our properties, where it makes sense. We appreciate your comments and hope you will contact us again for future vacations. We may be able to suggest another one of our properties that may fit your sleeping arrangements better. Warm regards, Tom and Lucinda
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5

great location and great lodging

  • 5 of 5

What a great spot! The landlords are amazing and anything needing attention was attended to. The view is awesome, right on the beach - and I think the St George Island beach is as good as any beach I have ever been on. I walked it at 7:00 for sunrise and at 6:30 for sunset. This unit you can see both sunset and sunrise from the deck. Again, awesome. It is close to town, right by the park next to the lighthouse. It is attractively decorated and has lots of amenities (hot tub, bikes, beach towels and chairs, kitchen things). You can walk to pizza, ice cream, for a drink, and for seafood or bbq - all the essentials! I will feel very comfortable booking again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Renie Thank you for your kind words and spot on description of Serendipity. We hope to welcome you back next year. Tom + Lucinda
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Location

Nearest Airport
76 Miles
Tallahassee
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Harry A's
Nearest Golf
29.5 Miles
St. James Bay Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Blue Parrot Ocean Front Cafe
Nearest Beach
St. George Island
Car: recommended

79' tall St. George Lighthouse- explore its property and climb its 92 stairs. Sea Oats Art Gallery-features works by local artists. St. George Island State Park - 2,023-acre state park

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Gulf Beaches, USA

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
 
Summer 2017
20 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,599
for 7 nights
£2,599
 
 
July 4 week 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,776
for 7 nights
£2,776
 
 
Summer 2017
8 Jul 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,599
for 7 nights
£2,599
 
 
August 2017
12 Aug 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,706
for 5 nights
From
£308
£1,875
 
 
Labor Day week 2017
31 Aug 2017 - 6 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,908
for 5 nights
From
£308
From
£409
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,959
 
 
Fall 2017
7 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,706
for 5 nights
From
£308
£1,875
 
 
Fall
4 Nov 2017 - 16 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,264
for 4 nights
From
£274
£1,445
 
 
Thanksgiving
17 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,170
for 5 nights
From
£400
£2,170
 
 
Early December
27 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,247
for 4 nights
From
£270
£1,411
£4,087
 
 
Holiday
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,170
for 5 nights
From
£400
£2,170
£4,087
 
 
January 2018
4 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,163
for 4 nights
From
£249
£1,411
£2,861
 
 
February 2018
1 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,281
for 4 nights
From
£278
£1,559
£2,995
 
 
Early spring break 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,727
for 5 nights
From
£312
£1,896
 
 
Spring Break 2018
10 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£2,359
for 5 nights
From
£438
£2,439
 
 
Spring 2018
14 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,727
for 5 nights
From
£312
£1,896
 
 
Summer 2018
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,675
for 7 nights
£2,675
 
 
July 4th week 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,852
for 7 nights
£2,852
 
 
Summer 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,675
for 7 nights
£2,675
 
 
Later summer 2018
11 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,748
for 5 nights
From
£316
£1,930
 
 
Labor Day week 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,904
for 5 nights
From
£312
From
£400
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,014
 
 
Early Fall 2018
6 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,748
for 5 nights
From
£316
£1,930
 
 
November 2018
3 Nov 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,298
for 4 nights
From
£282
£1,483
£4,171
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
17 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,212
for 5 nights
From
£409
£2,233
£4,171
 
 
Early winter 2018
26 Nov 2018 - 13 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£990
for 3 nights
From
£274
£1,449
£4,171
 
 
Holidays 2018
14 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£2,212
for 5 nights
From
£409
£2,233
£4,171
 
 
January 2019
4 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,517
for 5 nights
From
£270
£1,411
£2,873
 
 
February 2019
1 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,664
for 5 nights
From
£299
£1,559
£3,012
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £119.82 + Tax
Pet Fee £65.71 + Tax
Booking £37.88
Tax Rate 9.0%

25% deposit for all stays.
Monthly rates are 4 weeks (28 days)
Maximum guests is 8. We allow up to 2 dogs with prior approval. Pet fee will be applied.
Please be advised: The "Instant Quote" feature offered is sometimes not accurate for extended stays. For an exact quote, please email or call us.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
Must be 25 to rent this property
Please check with us if would like to check in on a holiday. Some holidays are not eligible for check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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