HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

"Bay Hammock" Secluded Bay Front Cottage For Two

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

On St Joe Bay, Bay access via shared dock, sleeps 2, bikes

Private cottage nestled in tall pines with spectacular views of st. Joe bay and all the amenities of home. Enjoy the views from your screen porch or have a quiet evening relaxing in front of the tv. Cottage is steps away from st. Joe bay, cape sand blas bicycle path or the beach. We provide two bicycle for our guest. The cottage is located on the bike path and just a short walk to the public beach access. Wifi, free long distance and cable TV and gas grill


Owner
Dawn Lounsbury
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017

About Dawn Lounsbury

John and Dawn have been enjoying the Cape for the past 20 years and have owned vacation rentals on the Cape for the past 14. We have lived full time on Cape San Blas for 2 years and manage our own properties and a few others. We raised our two sons in St Louis Mo. Our rentals are set up the same as our own home and we hope you will make them your home away from home.

Dawn Lounsbury purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Dawn Lounsbury chose North West Florida

Secluded with St. Joe Bay views and shallow water access. Relax on the screen porch in a comfy rocker.

What makes this cabin unique

Beach and Bay access.

The bay is very shallow so a boat would need to be anchored very far out. Kayaks or paddle boards would be recommended.

double kayak is available for an additional fee.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Full Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • King size bed on first floor
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • roller blading
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(43 traveller reviews)

"Bay Hammock" Secluded Bay Front Cottage For Two
average rating of 4.9302325 based on 43 reviews
Suwanee, GA
5

Super clean house and wonderful location very peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this property for a long weekend. The house sits in the middle of the threes in front of the bay side. It is a great location for a couple. Very peaceful and beautiful location.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Atlanta, Ga.
5

Bay Hammock Review

  • 5 of 5

Lovely rental home with attention to detail from the granite and stainless steel kitchen, to the screened deck with a beautiful bay view. This home has privacy, as it sits on a deep lot surrounded by pine and palm trees. I would suggest you arrive and then take inventory on what you might need. We ended up taking too much. Try the seafood at Boss Oyster in Apalachicola, a short drive away, or the Indian Pass Raw Oyster Bar. We also enjoyed the Bay Walk along the Port St. Joe Marina. There is plenty of beach access, bike trails and horse back riding on the beach from Salinas Park nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Dauphin Island Alabama
5

Awesome secluded Gem

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with our little dog for two weeks. We really loved this cottage. It was so pretty and comfortable. Romantic and view of the bay just awesome. Easy walking distance to the beach. I went almost everyday with my dog to very wide dog friendly beach. We would highly recommend staying here. The owners were very good to work with and helpful .

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Amazing Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cottage from the moment we stepped in. The cottage was totally our style. I do not know what else we could ask for during our stay. I only wish we could have met Dawn and John to let you know how beautiful everything was. We will definitely come back. Unfortunately it was cold when we stayed so we were not able to do much as far as out doors. We did manage to go out to the water for a few minutes and visit the town, but we made the best of our time by enjoying the home. Thank you for opening your home to us.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Rochester, IN
5

Beautiful place and setting

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your touch of paradise with us. If our schedule permits, we'll see you next year! Special thanks to John for taking the time to show us how a TV works ;-)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Comfortable, Lovely, Quiet

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely, just like the pictures indicated. The decoration is coastal and cheerful. The view of the bay through the beautiful pine trees was better than the picture showed and we enjoyed starting the day with a walk to the bayside owners' dock - which does not have a deck at the end. So it is still a great place to soak in the view or birdwatch but not a place to sit and enjoy your morning coffee. We did that on the screened in deck at our house which was a delightful place if you like living outdoors like we do. Beds and linens were very comfortable. There is a narrow, winding, spiral staircase to the upstairs loft and bed which is either great fun or difficult based on your physical constraints. Wifi was consistent 85% of the time and we never turned on the TV. Furniture was comfortable and the house was immaculate. The kitchen was adequately stocked for simple meals but we enjoyed the variety of restaurants in Port St. Joe and Apalachicola. Although menus and brochures were provided, we contacted the owners' for their personal favorites. Some owners of other VRBOs I have used have provided this info in the booklet. The owners gave us privacy and we enjoyed a nice conversation with John as he was leaving the property one day. Contrary to some reviews, we found the distance between the VRBO house and the owner's to be quite adequate for a sense of solitude. We appreciated the bikes and beach chairs provided. The walk to the beach is only about half a mile. We highly recommend going to St. Joseph Peninsula State Park and accessing the beach from the wilderness section. We had several days there where we had a six mile stretch of white sand beach almost completely to ourselves (after hiking in the forest trail for a mile). Thank you, John and Dawn, for providing such a perfect place to share with my sister for her first trip to Florida.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Location

Joe Mama's Wood Fired Pizza
Peppers
Indian Pass Trading Post
Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Panama City Beach
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
St. Joe Golf Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
Sand Bucket
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Cape San Blas
Car: necessary

Located at the one mile marker on the bike trail (Loggerhead Trail) on Cape San Blas

Photos

Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
5 Mar 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£442
for 2 nights
From
£184
From
£193
Fri,Sat
 
 
Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£469
for 2 nights
From
£197
From
£206
Fri,Sat
£1,367
 
 
Late Summer
12 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£425
for 2 nights
From
£175
From
£197
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall
9 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£381
for 2 nights
From
£153
From
£175
Fri,Sat
 
 
Winter
28 Oct 2017 - 9 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£355
for 2 nights
From
£140
From
£153
Fri,Sat
£1,126
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£469
for 2 nights
From
£197
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £86.06 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £195.58
Cleaning and Linens £66.5 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change based on increased occupancy and demand. Book today to lock in your quoted rate. State and local sales tax of 12% will be added to your total charge. Pets will require a non-refundable $100/pet fee. Most rentals are Saturday to Saturday with some exceptions during non peak rental periods. 10 days after booking your deposit becomes non-refundable (see Rental agreement) We strongly recommend trip insurance to protect your vacation investment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

Enter dates for accurate pricing

Available
Unavailable

Partner Offers

 
Portable wifi hotspot

You might like these similar holiday rentals