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Spectacular Gulf-Front Cottage Located On Beautiful White-Sand Beach

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 - 8 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Cottage Directly On Private, (Sleeps 4) White-Sand Beach

Completely renovated Gulf-front/beach-front cottage allows you to rest or play as much as you want and literally get away from it all. Enjoy spectacular sunsets from the screened porch that will make you feel like you're on a luxury cruise ship plying the tropics. Walk the beach from one end to the other collecting sea shells or swimming or sunbathing.

The home is smartly and comfortably furnished. The bathroom allows you to take a shower while looking out to the Gulf and beach. Bedroom furniture is relaxing and new. Prepare meals in the kitchen while gazing out to the Gulf and sparkling white-sand beach or while visiting with family on the screened porch or in the living room.

Home is a perfect get-away for major holidays or an FSU football game. Or drop a child off at an FSU camp while you and your spouse stay a week at the beach! The cottage is great for a family of four or two couples. Relax and do nothing but watch dolphins and walk the beach or fish or jet ski or play golf nearby or go antiquing at nearby towns (Carrabelle, Crawfordville, Apalachicola) and of course, come to eat the best and freshest seafood in the world!

More Details

Property Manager
Chris
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 May, 2017

About Chris

Was first introduced to Alligator Point by local friends from Tallahassee in the mid-1990's and have been coming to Alligator Point every year since for the Memorial Day Weekend Captain Jack Fishing Tournament that is held at the Alligator Point Marina. By the way, you must visit the End Of The World Oasis at Alligator Point Marina and have a deep fried Grouper sandwich -- the absolute best! And if you catch it, they'll even fry it up fresh!

Chris purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Chris chose North West Florida

Because of my familiarity with Alligator Point and the many good times I've had here, decided to finally buy a home. After visiting several homes, all it took was one time out on the screened porch of my cottage to know that this was the place. I always feel like I'm right over the Gulf when sitting on the screened porch. And not only are the sunsets spectacular, but nights with a full moon are also just as stunning!

What makes this cottage unique

The views of the gulf and the beach are priceless not to mention the times that I've been able to sit on the screened porch sipping my favorite beverage and actually watch dolphins swim almost onto the beach as they feed in the very shallow water. Absolutely beautiful!

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom is fully furnished with the following: 1. Combination shower and bath tub 2. Plenty of towels 3. Roomy counter and cabinet space for toiletry items 4. Toilet paper and Kleenex 5. Bar soap and hand soap 6. Cleaning supplies and paper towels 7. Plunger 8. Plenty of space in shower for toiletry items 9. Removable shower head with adjustable settings 10.Window that allows a view of the gulf and white sand beach while showering
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Both bedrooms have the following: 1. Closets with linens and extra pillows 2. Ceiling fans 3. Nightstands with reading lamps 4. Dresser for unpacking clothes 5. Living room has a large sectional sofa; inside of sofa is a queen-sized pullout bed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
If you're looking for "Old Florida" and something "off the beaten path" with a terrific beach and no crowds then Alligator Point is the place!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(39 traveller reviews)

Spectacular Gulf-Front Cottage Located On Beautiful White-Sand Beach
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 39 reviews
5

Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

So many thoughtful touches....I loved it... can't wait to go again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect for our relaxing spring break getaway! The house is very nice and was ready for our arrival. The beach is gorgeous, we saw dolphins and lots of sea life each day. It was remote and very private. The screened in porch is amazing, and where we spent most of our time. We look forward to returning soon!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location for those of us who love quiet beach getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Have been vacationing at Alligator Point for last 7 years; the area is "home away from home" to us. This was first time to stay at this particular property; was yet another great week, as usual!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beach cottage charm

  • 5 of 5

This is such a charming and comfortable place to stay. The location is perfect for relaxing, taking walks on the beach, viewing nature and watching the sky turn colors for both sunrise and sunset. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of every day life, this secret place on the Forgotten Coast will soothe your soul.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful week

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this wonderful place the end of October for a week. It was all that we could have asked for.

We especially enjoyed the screened in porch from where we watched dolphins play almost every day. The home was very nice and had everything we could have wanted in supplies. The beach was just literally steps away and we walked along it in near seclusion. If you are searching for a time of quiet and relaxation then Alligator Point is certainly for you and this house a perfect spot. This was our first time to the area and we appreciated the owner's prompt replies to emails and questions. Even though Hurricane Hermine had done damage to nearby properties and nearby road, the home was untouched and in it we found a place of quiet rest. We definitely would stay here again and would recommend this property to anyone visiting the Alligator Point area.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Magnificent!

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the best beach vacations ever! The house was perfectly comfortable, clean, and well supplied but the best part was the location. We saw dolphins swimming within 5 feet of the beach! We could have sat and watched the waves, birds, sand crabs all day for weeks. We happened to schedule our stay during the super-moon which could not have been more super than seeing it over the Gulf of Mexico. If you are looking for a place to unwind and connect with natural beauty this is the place!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
42.1 Miles
Tallahassee Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
8.4 Miles
Angelo & Son's Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Golf
18.6 Miles
St. James Bay Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
8.4 Miles
Angelo & Son's Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Beach
In front of rental property
Car: necessary

Located just South of Tallahassee, Alligator Point is a non-commercial beach made up of single family vacation homes. There are no commercial enterprises(other than the marina) on the peninsula. Most the time you feel like you have a private beach all to yourself. It's like taking a step back in time.

There is ample wildlife to observe, miles of beach to explore and close to restaurants and shopping. The fishing is great right off the beach or on any number of charter boats in nearby Panacea or Carrabelle. It is adjacent to a State Park and federal wildlife area with picnic areas and hiking trails. Also, Wakulla Springs State Park, the Panacea Gulf Aquarium and the pre-Civil War port town of Apalachicola are all terrific day trips.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Alligator Point, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Memorial Day Week
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
8 night minimum stay
£1,314
 
 
Fourth of July Week
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
8 night minimum stay
£1,314
 
 
Fall Rate
16 Sep 2017 - 11 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£935
for 7 nights
£935
 
 
Winter Rate
18 Nov 2017 - 3 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£809
for 7 nights
£809
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,103
for 7 nights
£1,103
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £76.53
Cleaning Fee £57.98
Tax Rate 9.0%

1. Rentals are Saturday (check-in: 3pm) to Saturday (check-out: 10am)
2. 50% of rental fee due at booking/other 50% due no later than 30 days before check in
3. Reservations cancelled less than 30 days prior to check-in will forfeit all rental fees
4. $250 refundable security deposit due at booking
5. $75 Cleaning Fee added to all reservations
6. 9% sales tax due on rental amount only

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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