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Best 5 Star reviews in Barrier Dunes...

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Covered Parking
  • Heated Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome


About the property

New looking 2 Bedroom, 2 full bath town-home located 238 steps from the ocean.

This end unit Townhome is located in the gated community of Barrier Dunes. You will have access to two pools (including the gulf front pool), tennis courts and playground. This quite little community is located across from St. Joseph Peninsula State Park and is a short drive from Port St. Joe and Apalachicola where you will find wonderful shopping and dining districts. The beach is a two minute walk, where you will find the clubhouse, seaside pool and the cool white sand beaches that are unique and not overly populated. At St. Joseph State Park, one can enjoy wildlife, hiking, biking, or water activities-it even hosts a marina to launch a boat. If you are looking to golf, the St. Joseph's Bay Country Club is just minutes away.

The kitchen is fully stocked with every appliance you will need for your vacation, from dishwasher to ice maker! There is a free long distance phone, and cable with free WiFi. A washer and dryer are located in the laundry room, and the living room has a assortment of movies, books and puzzles.

Outside, this townhouse sports 2 balconies, with seating, and a deck with a gas grill, table and seating for six. There is an outdoor shower with hot and cold water. Beach equipment is included.

Come enjoy some peace and tranquility at this very whimsical beach escape!

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 2017

About Blake

I am a retired military officer and flight instructor. I was born and raised in the Tampa Bay area of Florida where I entered military service. I am a father of three wonderful young adults and a young Grandfather. I find greater reward and satisfaction with the simpler things in life; good food, beverages, nature, and socializing with quality people. I love all types of aquatic related activities; lakes, beaches, and especially the ocean. I also appreciate the beauty of mountains and sunsets and riding my motorcycle. My experiences in life provided me the ability to see 25% of the world, yet I still love to travel.

Blake purchased this townhome in 2014

Why Blake chose North West Florida

After spending a 25 year career serving in the military and seeing about one quarter of the world, decided Florida will always be my home. After diligently perusing various areas, found Cape San Blas and Peace Out on the Cape in Barrier Dunes. After considering several other properties, found myself continuously drawn to the whimsical appeal and freshness of the humble abode. The beach at Barrier Dunes is unequivocally the best beach that I have seen in the world. Aside from the fact that the white sugar sand and emerald green water is unmatched, where else can you find an all-natural beach that allows dogs and bonfires?

What makes this townhome unique

A pet friendly beach that allow bonfires as well...


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

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Outdoor - Shower Enclosure
  • 2.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Other (See Description) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The master suite features a king size bed. The main level bedroom has a queen size bed. The queen size sofa sleeper is located in the living room for additional guests.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The fully stocked kitchen has just about every dish and utensil imaginable.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveller reviews)

Best 5 Star reviews in Barrier Dunes...
average rating of 4.918919 based on 37 reviews

Peace & quiet on the Cape

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at our location of 275 Parkside Circle in Cape San Blas with no problems. The owners' info that was provided on the site was properly listed. There were no surprises or anything that we didn't like about the property. It was very clean and well maintained. The owner made sure that we had no problems getting into the property. I would highly recommend this property to friends or relatives who want a peaceful and enjoyable stay at the beach. We enjoyed our walks on the beach, watching the beautiful sunsets and there were several nice places to eat close to our location.

This was our first visit to Cape San Blas and we really enjoyed our time there. We would like to go back another time when possible.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent! I will be back for sure!

  • 5 of 5

I have always loved the panhandle of Florida but now even more. I am considering the area as a retirement destination.


  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peace out on the Cape is the best name to describe it.

  • 5 of 5

We are so happy that we found this place. Thanks to google earth! The place itself provides everything you can think of. It is furnited with love and nice little details just to feel perfectly welcomed. Cape San Blas and Barrier Dunes was very special to us coming from Germany. We saw dolphines every day and were spoiled with beautiful weather. Whenever we have the chance to come back we'll do so. Blake is a great host reacting to emails imediately.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Lovely...didn't want to leave!!!

  • 5 of 5

Peace Out On The Cape truly lives up to its name and is a beautifully well maintained and appointed beach home. The online pics are great but it is so much better in person.

And it is a very spacious home and can easily accommodate a group of 6+. The master suite which is upstairs is one of the largest I've seen and has not only its own en-suite but also, a private balcony. The kitchen is stocked with all the essentials so all you need is to bring your groceries...everything else is provided and there are lots of linens. This made our stay super easy and convenient.

One of the best things though is that you are allowed to use the house phone (and for free) to make nationwide calls. This is really nice if you need to call in to work or check on family back home as depending on your provider (I have AT&T), cell service can be real spotty. The wifi was very good and there is cable which in my case was bad because I came home hooked on a new show (Poldark on PBS...check it out :)).

Blake, the owner, made everything super easy for us by providing a really detailed packet of info ahead of our arrival and there are binders with lots of info on the area and things to do. He also provided his contact info which was really nice so if you ever need something or have a question, you can get a hold of him or his cleaning lady. Such wonderful, professional, accommodating service!!! If I could give 10 stars, I would.

The best part though is the BEACH. It is right there, just a few short steps away so short of going out for get the occasional groceries and unless you are into doing lots of sight-seeing, you never need to get in the car...the beach is right there. And it is gorgeous, beautiful blue-green water and the sand is that fine, white, salty kind that you just sink into. The community which is filled with lovely people as well (including those who work there and always make a point of stopping to greet you) is kept immaculate and is super dog-friendly. You will see dogs wherever you go so if you have dogs, don't leave them at home :).

I can't wait to be able to go back and take my dogs with me :). They had perhaps the best time of their lives and they've been lots of places but the look on their little faces was pure joy whenever we went to the beach :).

So, Thank You Peace Out On The Cape for putting big smiles on all our faces, dog and human alike :D.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and beautiful unit!

  • 5 of 5

Peace Out on the Cape was fantastic! This was our first time in Cape San Blas and we loved it! The unit was clean and had everything you might need and more! I loved that the kitchen had lots of extras, including oil, spices, salt/pepper, foil, saran wrap, coffee, sugar, literally everything! There are even lots of beach items provided, like an umbrella, boogie board, beach toys, snorkel gear, and a little buggy to cart it all in. Very considerate! The beach here is absolutely beautiful and we all (humans and canine) loved it! Blake was a great host, very responsive, answered all my questions, and even let us check out a few hours late so that we could make the most of our quick weekend getaway! I would highly recommend this spot to anyone, and we will definitely come back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Peace Out on the Cape was clean and had everything you need and Blake Searles was great to work with. Would stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Port St. Joe, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Spring Break
12 Mar 2017 - 9 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Late Spring
10 Apr 2017 - 21 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
22 May 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Late Summer
13 Aug 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
19 Nov 2017 - 10 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Spring Break
11 Mar 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £160
Pet Fee £76 + Tax
Cleaning fee (per stay) £72 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%


Reservations made less than 30 days from check in require full payment at the time of booking.

I accept personal checks as well as Money Orders. I also accept Pay-Pal and the following credit cards through VRBO: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX and Discover.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Port St. Joe
Cape San Blas beach
Apalachicola Shopping
Cape San Blas./Port St. Joe Scalloping
St Joseph Peninsula State Park
Triple Tails Oyster Bar & Grill
Captain's Cove Marina
Boss Oyster
Caroline's Dining on the River
Hole in the Wall Seafood & Raw Rar
Oyster City Brewing Co
Cone Heads
Nearest Airport
77 Miles
Northwest Fl Beaches Itnl Airport (ECP)
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Cone Heads Sandbar and Grill
Nearest Golf
13.3 Miles
St Joseph's Bay Country Club
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
Hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Cone Heads Sandbar and Grill
Nearest Beach
Cape San Blas
Car: necessary

Located adjacent to the St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, this is truly a little slice of Paradise. Walk or bike the new bike trail, take a horseback ride on the beach or simply sit on the beach and watch the waves. Visit the Cape San Blas Lighthouse on your way to Port St. Joe, Mexico Beach and Apalachicola for shopping and dining. In the evening, watch the perfect sunset.


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