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*Last Min SPECIALS NOV 26 - DEC 22 *Gulf View END Unit *60 Steps 2 beach & pool

Bedrooms 2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday townhome in Port Saint Joe - Waters Edge Barrier Dunes 177

2BR/2BA Pet & Family Friendly Beach * CLEAN, UPDATED * HUGE Master *Pools/Tennis

** 2015 WINNER OF BEST LODGING on the Forgotten Coast by the Port St. Joe Star! **

SPECIALS until NOV. 26 - DEC. 23 ALL Specials can be found on my personal site. Scroll down for link under OWNER INFORMATION below area map below. CHRISTMAS OPEN!

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 and Apalachicola.

Waters Edge is a beautiful Gulf View end unit that is just 60 steps to the beach down a boardwalk off your back deck & the beachfront pool is just as close out your front door! GREAT LOCATION!

* End Unit

* 2BR/2BA

* Fully Loaded with everything from beach chairs to Wifi, right down to laundry detergent and free domestic long distance!

* Clean, well maintained and updated!

* STELLAR Service from before your stay right up till the time you get back!

* Regularly ranked the best pet friendly beaches in the US (and the best beach as well)

You will find it well stocked and well-maintained & ready for you & your family to come enjoy a relaxing beach vacation on Cape San Blas! Pristine white sand beaches. The last of the 'old Florida' beaches. No crowds!

It is in beautiful, gated Barrier Dunes which is just steps from the entrance to St. Joseph State Park & it's 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.

Barrier Dunes has 2 pools (1 is gulf front & 2nd is heated 4 mo. a year), lighted tennis courts, 3 fresh water fishing ponds, playground, pet stations, boat parking, boat washing area, and boardwalks throughout!

You'll love the white quartz sand that doesn't burn your feet, the sand dunes that give the setting character, & the gentle gulf waves.

The fishing is great, the crabbing fun & the activities abound from boating, hiking, beach bonfires,spectacular sunsets (our beaches face west), horseback riding on the beach and tennis to impromptu socials.

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

** Choose from 14 Cape San Blas vacation rentals (including 7 DIRECT BEACHFRONT rentals, all in Barrier Dunes & steps apart if you are having a family reunion or need more than 1 rental!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Wendy Jackson
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2016
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

*Last Min SPECIALS NOV 26 - DEC 22 *Gulf View END Unit *60 Steps 2 beach & pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Great Communication & Amenities! Excellent Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Wendy thank you for everything that you did to help us get a mini vacation.

Cape Escape Vacation Rentals was extremely easy to work with. Wendy made sure that we had all the information that we needed prior to our arrival on the cape and at Barrier Dunes, Waters Edge. The nicest part besides being at the beach was that for our short stay we did not need to worry about essentials, paper towels, toilet paper cooking spices etc. More importantly. we did not need to bring our own linens they were provided for humans and our pets. The condo was steps away from the beach and the park where we could snorkel and my son could fish. Beach chairs were ready and anything else you could want was waiting! Thank you so much for an excellent mini vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our new FAVORITE BEACH* Waters Edge was more well equipped than my home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a WONDERFUL time and Cape San Blas is now OFFICIALLY OUR FAVORITE BEACH of anywhere we have been before. It was great to be able to take our "doggie daughter" with us instead of worry about her being away from her family. The Waters Edge was just beautiful and more well equipped than my home! We had everything we needed down to a muffin pan. We had trouble with the TV (only because we are not technologically savvy) and the manager on site was ringing our doorbell within 30 seconds of calling her. We will definitely be back! Thanks for everything!​

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Miami Florida

Completely relaxing. Thanks for making our trip so easy!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great, sunny days and long walks on the beach. We were able to completely relax.

I will send some pictures of our happy pups on the beach next week.

Thanks for making our trip so easy!

And I highly recommend Coneheads to future guests for lunch, dinner and ice cream. The staff were all so nice nicest and the food was very good!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rental Had Everything, Barrier Dunes is Well Maintained -- Need longer than week next time!

  • 5 of 5

Hi Wendy - We just loved our stay at Barrier Dunes! The unit we rented was awesome - had absolutely everything we needed. The kitchen was very well equipped and the bed and living room couches were so comfy. Sunsets from our decks were beautiful! We walked on the beach every day - loved that it wasn't crowded and that it was dog-friendly. In fact, we were often the only ones on the beach. The complex is extremely well managed - very clean, nicely landscaped, and quiet. I really appreciated all the doggie stations with bags and trash cans. Every day we ate fresh seafood from either Port St Joe or Apalachicola - the oysters and shrimp were amazing!! Definitely coming back next year, but for a longer period of time. One week was not enough!! Just loved this place - thanks - from a very happy renter.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1 3
New Orleans

Perfect vacation for couple seeking dog friendly beach and dog friendly accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

Objective: Beach vacation with our two elderly dogs

Agenda: No alarm clock, long walks on the beach with our dogs, lots of time to read or watch a movie, evenings seeking out local seafood eats

The weather was perfect (by our standards) with temps in the 70s during the day and cooler at night. We enjoyed 9 full days on the beach with 7 sunny days and two stormy days.

The Water's Edge condo was a 3 minute walk to the beach. It was clean, well equipped, pleasingly decorated, and included all the amenities we wanted. We especially liked the tile floors for easy sweep up of any dog hair or sand. The outside shower for rinse off helped us avoid tracking very much sand indoors.

On our late afternoon arrival we stopped at Conehead's near the entrance to Barrier Dunes to eat. We would have returned again if they had been pet friendly. This is the closest restaurant to the condo.

So now we have to give a shout out to all the dog friendly places that welcomed us to dine with our 2 dogs in their outdoor seating areas:

Apalachicola Chocolate Company (ice cream and chocolate made on premises, yummy!)

Indian Pass Raw Bar


Dockside Cafe

Tamara's Cafe Floridita

Boss Oysters

Oyster City Brewing Company (beer only, but excellent beer!)

Cafe con Leche

Weber's Little Donut Shop

In summary we had a perfectly wonderful time:

Cons: 1. Pool not heated in Dec. 2. Some restaurants closed for annual maintenance.

Pros: 1. Fewer people on beach and everywhere else. 2. No lines, no reservations needed. 3. Weather was comfortable for dogs on the beach.

ps: Our dogs loved the OYSTERBONES, pet supply store, and we loved the Wake and Bake Bread Co. - both in Apalachicola.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you found Waters Edge clean and well equipped! I do provide as many extras as I can to make your vacation as relaxing as possible and packing easy...from laundry detergent to trash bags to dish soap....all things you don't have to bring or shop for if you forget them! Waters Edge is just 60 steps to the beach from the back deck, so very quick access. Thank you for staying with us for this Cape Escape!
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4 3


  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! Condo full of extras like laundry detergent, dish soap and dishwasher soap, etc that make packing better. These are appreciated. Beach is spectacular and even dog had a great time playing. We ate great seafood and enjoyed kayaking and biking. Master suite upstairs is lovely.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We like to provide all the little extras so it feels like home! Saves time & space packing (and $$, especially if you have to buy beach chairs, which we provide) & frustration if you forget these items! Glad you and your pup found the cape San Blas beaches beautiful & and you enjoyed your stay! Look forward to having you back when you're ready for another Cape Escape!
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5 3


Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Panama City Beach or Tallahassee
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Coneheads, Triple Tails, Indian Pass Raw Bar
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
St. Joe Bay Country Club (public access)
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Cone Heads, Sand Bucket, Indian Pass Raw Bar
Nearest Beach
Cape San Blas - St. Joseph Peninsula
Car: necessary

Waters Edge -Barrier Dunes 177 & 13 other Cape San Blas vacation rentals in Barrier Dunes are Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals on a Pet Friendly Beach!

** See the RATES & SPECIALS page of our website for latest specials!

Avoid the crowds of Destin, Panama City! Pristine, Gulf Coast Florida Panhandle Beaches in Cape San Blas, Florida!

Quiet, uncrowded, pet friendly, white sand beaches!

50 miles southeast of Panama City in the Florida Panhandle -- yet a world away. (Just east of Mexico Beach, west of St. George Island between Port St. Joe & Apalachicola in the northwest Florida Panhandle)

See the link ON THIS LISTING to our website


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Port Saint Joe, North West Florida

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18 Nov 2016 - 17 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £79

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Port Saint Joe in Florida

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • resort ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , and double sinks
    Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , Pack and play and high chair for our littlest guests!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
You can see a full list of our amenities from the left menu of our website.

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