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Luxury WATERFRONT condo overlooking pool, 5 min boat ride to Dog Island.

People7
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 906 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 hour south of Tallahassee, 1.3 miles from the beach

Looking for a compromise between OUTSTANDING FISHING opportunities and a LAVISH BEACH RETREAT? Look no further. Come be our guests at "Bluewater Breeze", we've got everything you need for an awesome vacation.

As owners, we proudly manage all 4 of our vacation properties ourselves and our business philosophy is give you much more than you expect at a price lower than you expect. We try to give you a resort-like experience for a hotel price. We also want to help you get the very most out of your trip. We know the hardest part about going to a new place, is figuring out where to go. We have most of those answers and are happy to share them. If you want to fish, we will tell you where to go with GPS #'s included. We will tell you where the best beaches are and the best boat trips. " Hint- Dog Island"

If the weather doesn't cooperate, we've got Netflix with unlimited internet too. The condo is amazing, and so is the pool and spa. We like to think of Carrabelle as a center HUB for really cool day trips. Within 20-40 miles you have St George Island, Apalachicola, Wakulla Springs, Cape San Blas, Port St Joe, just to name a few.

One of the greatest things about boating in the area, is the barrier islands protect you from the waves, no more getting beat up with spray over the bow. Stress free boating we like to call it. 5 mins and you are at a deserted beach of Dog Island with the sand and fish all to yourself. A brand new boat / kayak / Paddleboard rental company just opened up right down the street for very affordable rates. Please check them out at gunnerpontoon.com I could go on and on, but I will describe the rest below.

Our condo is a 1 bedroom, 2 bath, 3 story unit in "Pirate's Landing", a recent development on the secluded area of Timber Island. Don't let the 1 bedroom fool you, it will sleep 6 very comfortably, with a queen size bed in the master and two premium sleeper sofas with cloudcoil technology ( these are not ordinary sleepers, 8 inch hybrid coil/inflatable mattresses with adjustable firmness ). Professionally decorated with a fun beach vibe, and luxury furnishings, you will feel pampered the minute you open the door. Sumptuous bedding awaits you after a day of fun in the sun.

A wonderful location with the CLOSEST ACCESS point to the inlet of the Carrabelle river, only MINUTES FROM THE GULF. Carrabelle offers some very unusual benefits that have strong appeal to fishermen, families, and snowbirds alike. Just over a mile gets you to beautiful Carrabelle Beach with lush sand, clear water, and "NO WAVES", perfect for the youngsters playing in the shallows, with plenty of sea life to find. The uncrowded beach is equally well suited for just relaxing with a book. A 3 mile boat ride (or water taxi) will take you across the bay to a RESTRICTED ACCESS BEACH WONDERLAND called "Dog Island" that can only be reached by boat or plane. Pristine beaches with great shelling await its visitors. Launch a kayak right from the property and get lost in a natural maze of tidal creeks surrounding Timber Island. Want another adventure? Take a sunset boat cruise up the river to see some beautiful homes and eventually some gorgeous marshlands. Make sure to bring a camera or your favorite bottle of wine for an unforgettable journey into "old Florida and the Forgotten Coast".

PRIME FISHING AREAS ARE MINUTES AWAY. Unlike other parts of the Big Bend region, QUALITY OFFSHORE FISHING and diving are found WITHIN 10 miles making for easy boat rides and small fuel bills. New to the area and want to catch fish? No problem! Our guest book has some of OUR FAVORITE FISHING SPOTS with GPS #'s included so you don't have to spend your whole vacation searching for spots. We also include some cool recommendations of places to go that only the locals know.

"Bluewater Breeze" immediately overlooks the pool (literally 30 feet away), so you can be within easy reach of your kids while still relaxing on the screened in patio or one of the two balconies. We can help you plan your vacation with an extensive list of activity recommendations for all ages in the guest book. Fishing, Diving, Hiking, Kayaking, Shelling, Boating, Beachcombing, Birdwatching, or just lounging at the pool, we've got it all. Come wet a line and get some sand between yuour toes at "Bluewater Breeze" You're going to LOVE IT HERE!!

More Details

Owner
Abby and Steve Hale
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 August, 2017

About Abby and Steve Hale

Abby and I have two children Savannah (10) and Callie (8) and we are all water enthusiasts. Callie believes that she is 1/2 mermaid. We are certified divers and love fishing, spearfishing, and sailing. We live in rural Lake City, and live on a farm with horses, chickens and dogs.

Abby and Steve Hale purchased this condo in 2015

Why Abby and Steve Hale chose Florida

Carrabelle offers an amazing variety of outdoor activities in a laid back seaside setting. We love the short boat rides to quality fishing, and protected sailing areas. It is also a perfect base camp for many great adventures a short drive away.

What makes this condo unique

Bluewater breeze offers a unique experience for many different travelers. The fishing family has ultimate convenience with onsite boat ramp and easy access to the gulf. The explorer family has excellent kayak opportunities in "Tates Hell" area up the river, and awesome exploring at Dog Island if you have boat access. The beachgoers have an excellent private local beach just over a mile away and a world renowned beach 22 miles away at St George Island. Wakulla springs is another adventure within a 45 minute drive. Apalachicola is a short day trip at 18 miles, and has the best oysters in the country with some unique shops to check out. Cape San Blas is 45 minutes away with some incredible beaches. Our condo is the perfect base camp for making some awesome memories.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Carrabelle in Franklin County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 906 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 bathrooms, one on 2nd floor ( main living area) and one on 3rd floor (master suite). Bathrooms have luxury walk-in showers with granite walls and dual shower heads.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , Master suite with queen bed and custom made childs boat bed
  • Queen bed in master suite with custom made childs bed also. Sleeper sofa on 3 rd floor with sliding doors to separate from master suite. 2nd Sleeper sofa on 2nd floor (main living area). Luxury linens provided for all, sleeper mattresses are very high quality hybrid design that includes coils and inflatable topper. Adjust level of firmness based on your preference, 8 inches thick after inflation.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Luxury WATERFRONT condo overlooking pool, 5 min boat ride to Dog Island.
average rating of 4.9268293 based on 41 reviews
5

Great condo! Very clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The condo was very comfortable and clean. This was a great place for fishing. We could be on the dock in minutes and catch a charter right off the dock. Carrabelle is a quiet, little town and is a great place to go to have a quiet, peaceful vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shreveport, La.
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The condo was well appointed with beach themed decor. It was clean and even had some food if we needed a quick meal. The owners are very prompt with returning our calls for any question we had.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, Texas
5

Perfect for our family of 4

  • 5 of 5

Great for a short getaway for our family. The unit was updated and well maintained. It had everything we expected and more. The community was quiet for the most part. We rented a boat from Gunner Pontoon (per the owner rec) and it was fantastic. Carrabelle is nice and quiet too.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Rest and Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations were awesome. My husband and I were looking for a quiet and relaxing place to go and that is exactly what we got. Steve and Abby have an amazing condo that is well taken care of and makes you feel better than being at home and for such an affordable rate.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Ideal

  • 5 of 5

This was a great condo for our family! My son caught catfish all weekend from the dock and we had a great experience with renting from Gunners! The condo itself was clean and nicely decorated. We'd definitely rent here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful condo in the center of everything!

  • 5 of 5

Rented this condo for a long weekend getaway. Beautiful unit, exactly as pictured. We brought our jet ski and launched from the boat ramp on site, taking a ride over to Dog Island our first day. Spent day 2 on a local, less crowded beach that the owners recommended. Afternoon found us in Apalachicola enjoying great food and a little shopping. Ended the day over on St George Island for oysters and great music. Would have loved to fit in a kayaking adventure but we ran out of time. We are already planning our next trip back! The condo is situated perfectly in the middle of everything, so whether you love fishing, kayaking, lying on the beach, exploring nearby trails and lighthouses, or just hanging out at the pool, it's all here!

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
carrabelle-Thompson Airport
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
water taxi to Dog Island
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
st James Bay Golf Club (open to public)
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Hog Wild BBQ
Nearest Beach
1.3 Miles
Carrabelle Beach

Carrabelle is a very unique area with a ton of potential for a great getaway. Awesome fishing within minutes, 1 mile to uncrowed Carrabelle beach. 25 minutes to St George island, ranked "3rd best beach in the country". 20 minutes to the gulf sea specimen exhibit in Panacea where you can touch and learn about our local sea creatures in a variety of large tanks ( really great exhibit located in a residential area). 40 minutes to Wakulla springs. 3 miles to a an amazing deserted beach of "dog island" ( boat required). WWII museum preserving Carrabelle's history as the primary training center for the Normandy invasion on D-Day. 3 miles to Crooked River lighthouse with a 138 step climb to the top with breathtaking views. 3 miles to Tate's Hell forest trails for hiking and bird watching. 25 miles to Apalachicola for the freshest oysters on the planet. 9 miles to St James Bay golf club ( open to public). 1 hour to Tallahassee for shopping and tons of events year round. Great restaurants all within 2 miles serving delicious locally caught seafood in a very laid back setting (shrimp boats bring in the catch are just across the river from the condos). Boat ramp is onsite, with fuel docks too for the ultimate in convenience. Kayak ecotours available and local fishing guides.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Carrabelle, 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
 
Labor Day Wknd
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£504
for 3 nights
From
£148
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£227
for 2 nights
From
£84
From
£106
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £54.38

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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