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LOADED DIRECT Beach Front, Next Beachfront Pool * Pools/Tennis * Beach Chairs

People9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Heated Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

3 BR/ 3.5 Baths * Uncrowded, Pet Friendly Beach! 3 beachfront decks

** WINNER OF BEST LODGING ON THE FORGOTTEN COAST **

Welcome to beautiful Cape San Blas FL, located along Florida's Forgotten Coast in the Florida Panhandle--50 miles SE of Panama City between Mexico Beach & St. George Island.

Barrier Dunes 12 - Pelican View is DIRECT BEACHFRONT with 3 direct beachfront decks.

Located in gated Barrier Dunes, just steps from the entrance to St. Joseph State Park and its large variety of wildlife, Hiking, Biking, and over 16,000 acres of awesome 'Beachfront' wilderness surrounded on 3 sides by the Gulf of Mexico and St. Joe Bay.

Enjoy the amazing views, large dunes & sounds of the Gulf of Mexico from your Living Room, Queen Bedroom & King Master Suite, each with their own private 'Beach Front' decks.

Relax on America's #1 beach (pristine, unspoiled & private) directly off your back porch or by the beautiful pool overlooking the Gulf and only steps from your front door.

In the evening, sit on your deck and take in the awesome beauty of a moonlit light & stars larger and in more abundance than you've ever seen.

In the morning, wake up to a fresh cup of coffee & watch the dolphins playfully swim by your beach front home.

Barrier Dunes has 2 pools (1 is gulf front and 4 doors over!), lighted tennis courts, 3 fresh water fishing ponds, playground, pet stations and boardwalks throughout! You will always enjoy a wonderful family-friendly atmosphere in Barrier Dunes and on the Cape San Blas beaches--even during spring break/summer!

Regardless of the season, this is just the place to enjoy life and each other! Come enjoy our pristine, coastal paradise!

** Choose from 13 Cape San Blas vacation rentals, all in Barrier Dunes & STEPS apart if you are having a family reunion or need more than 1 rental! See additional listings 715580, 715583, 715582, 788788, 7002780, 715581, 715574, 715577, 715576, 715578, 475434, 715575, and 815923.

More Details

Property Manager
Wendy Jackson
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Pelican View is absolutely the best of the best! Oh, my goodness! Having your first cup of coffee in the mornings on the balcony of the master suite was amazing! And so easy since we had the lovely "coffee station" right in the suite.....very thoughtful!



This was our 5th trip to the Cape and we honestly didn't even consider booking with anyone else. We've really come to appreciate all the extras that you include, the way you have simplified the check-in and check-out procedures, the beautiful, immaculate condos and, of course, the gorgeous, uncrowded beach!



Maisie, our little Westie, had a great time! She loves the beach (and just looks so adorable because she is the exact color of the white sand!) Our friends (many of whom are more familiar with Panama City and Destin) simply cannot believe that we put our "beach stuff" out on Saturday when we arrive and don't bring ti in until we have to leave for home. It just doesn't get much better than that....



Our 2 sons and their lovely wives were able to join us this year. Although we all live within 30 minutes of each other, we seldom have time to just relax and be together. One evening we bought some fresh shrimp and prepared a wonderful scampi with angel hair pasta. We all ate together out on the deck as the sun was setting. There was a nice breeze and we had such a good time laughing and talking over one another. That is a memory I will always cherish...



Every year we think we've had the best vacation ever and this year was certainly no exception. We can't wait to get back to the Cape!



Thank you for everthing you continue to do to make our experience enjoyable and stress-free. We'll be in touch as soon as we know how our schedule looks for next time.



Again, many, many thanks!
Aug 2010
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beautifully decorated 1st floor, fully appointed, newly completely redone kitchen with granite counter tops, Dining and Living area with TV, Cable, DVD & Stereo. The 1st floor also has a Deck with gas grill. Enjoy incredible views of the Gulf with a boardwalk directly down to the beach. The 2nd floor consists of two beautifully appointed bedrooms & 2 full baths. The front bedroom has a Queen bed, TV/DVD & CD player, private deck and directly faces the Gulf while the back bedroom has 2 twin beds, TV/VCR & a private deck that overlooks the pond & fountain in front of the townhome. The 3rd floor is the large Master Bedroom with King "4 Poster" bed, TV/VCR, CD/Stereo and Coffee Bar, private bath & deck that provide the breathtaking sights and sounds of the Gulf! Parking is covered & other amenities include private fishing ponds, multiple lighted tennis courts, 2 swimming pools & a beautifully appointed Club House. Garden Tubs in Master & Guest bathroom and Shower on first floor deck.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

LOADED DIRECT Beach Front, Next Beachfront Pool * Pools/Tennis * Beach Chairs
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Fall is my Favorite Time! Ocean Views Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Arrived back home safe and sound and refreshed. The relaxation afforded from Pelican View #12 and surroundings (gulf front ocean view from bedroom, living room, and decks) is phenomenal. It is a true “home away from home” feeling one gets when staying here. The seclusion and privacy this location offers is hard to come by these days. For me, Fall is the best time to visit. You can walk on the beach with your dog for miles and not see anyone! It’s as if you have the whole place to yourself and whomever you would like to share that experience with.

I went down with the intention of sharing this special place with a shelter dog I have adopted. Lexie is a very sweet shy young girl (hound mix)…seeing her wide eyed reaction to the sand and ocean for the first time was priceless!!! We did 7-mile bike rides down to the trading post store and back every morning. She runs by my side, on a leash, as I ride. We then relaxed on the deck to perfect weather. The afternoon and evening temps on average 72/52F respectively with wind and ocean calm. She improved her swimming skills and played with other well-mannered dogs.

Prior to arriving at the Cape Friday afternoon, we of course stocked up on a week’s worth of groceries at the piggly wiggly and also made a pit stop at Port St Joe’s Shrimp Co for some tuna steaks and shrimp. Thanks for your hospitality Wendy, have a great Thanksgiving

Be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Iowa City, IO
5

Fall is my favorite time! Ocen View from Bedrooms, LR and decks!

  • 5 of 5

Arrived back home safe and sound and refreshed. The relaxation afforded from the Evans unit (Pelican View #12) and surroundings (gulf front ocean view from bedroom, living room, and deck) is phenomenal. It is a true “home away from home” feeling one gets when staying here. The seclusion and privacy this location offers is hard to come by these days. For me, Fall is the best time to visit. You can walk on the beach with your dog for miles and not see anyone! It’s as if you have the whole place to yourself and whomever you would like to share that experience with.

I went down with the intention of sharing this special place with a shelter dog I have adopted. Lexie is a very sweet shy young girl (hound mix)…seeing her wide eyed reaction to the sand and ocean for the first time was priceless!!! We did 7-mile bike rides down to the trading post store and back every morning. She runs by my side, on a leash, as I ride. We then relaxed on the deck to perfect weather. The afternoon and evening temps on average 72/52F respectively with wind and ocean calm. She improved her swimming skills and played with other well-mannered dogs.

Prior to arriving at the Cape Friday afternoon, we of course stocked up on a week’s worth of groceries at the piggly wiggly and also made a pit stop at Port St Joe’s Shrimp Co for some tuna steaks and shrimp. Thanks for your hospitality Wendy, have a great Thanksgiving

Be back soon,

  • Review Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Condo Was Absolutely Perfect! We will be back

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Cape San Blas. The condo was absolutely perfect! This is our 3rd time visiting the Cape and staying at Barrier Dunes Pelican View (12). We love it. Condo was well stocked. We built bonfires on the beach at night and met lots of new friends. We also went horseback riding on the beach at sunset which was wonderful! I'm sending you some pictures of our fun times. As you can see our dogs had just as much fun as we did!!

Thanks again for everything. We will be back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Lawrenceville, GA
5

Best Long Weekend on the Panhandle

  • 5 of 5

Be gone, Panama City, Destin, Ft, Walton Beach, and Seaside! We've finally found our perfect three-night Panhandle destination! Cape San Blas is somewhere we can see spending long weekends over and over again. Barrier Dunes is clearly the place to stay, and Pelican View is the "pick of the litter" for the oceanfront townhomes available for rent. I ditto everything "Buffy" said in the previous review. We're making plans to stay at Pelican View again next April...shhh, don't tell! We want to keep this FABULOUS townhouse to ourselves!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed Pelican View and fell in love with Cape San Blas! It really is a special place! Look forward to having you back again! Wendy Jackson
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Atlanta
5

Perfect Week at Pelican View

  • 5 of 5

We've been to The Cape many times but this is our first time staying in Barrier Dunes. Pelican View was in excellent condition and by far, the best "stocked" home we've ever stayed in. Usually, we have to buy the basics--salt, pepper, olive oil, cooking spray, foil, trash and sandwich bags, etc etc. However, we were pleasantly surprised to find it all there. Unlike many others places we've stayed in at The Cape, the unit was also exceptionally clean--another nice surprise. The AC worked BEAUTIFULLY and the extra unit in the 3rd Floor Master was much appreciated. This unit is right on and looks straight at the water--the VERY BEST views of The Gulf. Also, our deck was VERY private. Captains chairs were a nice touch for dolphin and turtle watching.. Nicely decorated and very well taken care of. The community pool was also a huge hit with our kids...Big kudos to the owners as well as the Mgmt Company. We will definitely be back. :-)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you discovered Barrier Dunes this trip and that you enjoyed Pelican View! We do try very hard to make a vacation as easy as possible by providing as much as possible to make you packing easy and keep you for wanting for much during your stay! We also take pride our rentals being clean. I passed your kind comments on to our hardworking cleaning team as they take a lot of pride in our rentals as well! Thank you for choosing Cape Escape Vacation Rentals & Pelican View for your vacation and for the kind comments!! They mean a lot! Wendy Jackson
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5

Cape San Blas Rocks!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The condo was immaculate and all the amenities provided made it easy. I particularly like the clean and beautiful beach and I love going "next door" to explore the gorgeous State Park. We'll definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grace, So glad you enjoy Pelican View and all it's amenities! Look forward to having you back for another Cape Escape soon! Wendy Jackson
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Triple Tails
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
St. Joe Bay Country Club (public access)
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Coneheads, Indian Pass Raw Bar & Triple Tails
Nearest Beach
RIGHT THERE! Cape San Blas - St. Joseph Peninsula
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* RELAX on the Uncrowded White Sand Beaches.

* Fish: Surf fishing, Bay Fishing or Charter Fishing.

* Enjoy a sunset followed by a beach bonfire.

* Horseback Riding ON the beach.

* Exlore the bay in a boat and watch the dolphins and turtles!.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Long walk ON THE BEACH with your dog! Beaches are PET FRIENDLY.

* Romantic sunset then a fire on the beach w/a glass of wine.

* Surf Fish and catch the freshest dinner possible!.

* Snorkel in the State Park--right outside the Barrier Dunes gates.

* We offer 13 BARRIER DUNES RENTALS.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Enjoy a day making Sandcastles.

* Go on an after dark crab walk!.

* Kayaking in the Bay.

* Roast Marshmallows at a beach Bonfire.

* Crabbing, fishing or scalloping--catch your own dinner!.

Among the many activities that are either on-site or within a few minutes drive are:

Biking * Shelling * Fishing Charters * Beach Horseback Riding (ON the beach) * Kayaking * Swimming (Gulf or Pool) * Surfing * Scalloping (in season)* Shopping in historic Apalachicola or Port St Joe * Golf * Restaurants * Boating * Jet Skiing * Fishing (deep sea, surf, bay and fresh water!) * Snorkeling/Diving * Diving * Skimboarding * Crabbing * Scalloping * Hiking * Crabbing * Bird & Sea Turtle Watching.....and much more!

See additional listings 715580, 715583, 715582, 788788, 7002780, 715581, 715574, 715577, 715576, 715578, 475434, 715575, and 815923.

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
SPRING BREAK
28 Mar 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,888
for 7 nights
£2,888
 
 
EASTER SPECIAL
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,336
for 3 nights
From
£384
£2,347
£7,211
 
 
SPRING
29 Apr 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,403
for 3 nights
From
£406
£2,527
 
 
Summer I
21 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,742
for 3 nights
From
£519
£3,118
 
 
3 Night Special $1499
24 Jun 2017 - 27 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,538
for 3 nights
From
£451
 
 
Summer II
28 Jun 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,742
for 3 nights
From
£519
£3,118
 
 
Late Summer
13 Aug 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,403
for 3 nights
From
£406
£2,527
£7,211
 
 
Early Fall
10 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 3 nights
From
£338
£2,256
£6,399
 
 
Late Fall
29 Oct 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£930
for 3 nights
From
£248
£1,625
£3,976
 
 
Early Winter
26 Nov 2017 - 27 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£794
for 3 nights
From
£203
£1,534
£3,524
 
 
Late Winter
28 Jan 2018 - 3 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,715
for 7 nights
£1,715
£4,066
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £81 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £165 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

July 4, Christmas and New Years are higher than the seasonal rates. See our website link on THIS LISTING for more details.

See all 13 of our Cape San Blas Vacation Rentals in Barrier Dunes ON OUR PERSONAL WEBSITE (link on this listing or email me for it). All of our rentals are 200 STEPS or closer to the beach and we have 6 direct beach front rentals!

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