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LOCATION LOCATION!! Convenient Location ! Easy Beach Access

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,028 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Well maintained - 2BR plus Loft sleeper 3BA Gulf Views 200 steps to Beach

My Sea-renity was completely remodeled in the summer of 2015! You will love the convenient location and extra amenities. Our home is only about 200 steps to the beautiful, white, sandy beach.

There is plenty of space with its 2 bedrooms, loft, 3 baths, a dining and living room area, large balcony over looking the beach and ample parking. This beautifully decorated home can easily accommodate a family or two couples...but is still small enough for a couple’s romantic getaway!!

We also try to accommodate you by making sure you have essentials limiting what you need to pack by providing:


bath towels (6 sets)

beach towels (4 sets)

starter supply of: paper towels, toilet paper, bath soap and detergents


beach cart

beach chairs (4 to 6)

beach umbrella

grill and beach toys!

You can enjoy the amazing Gulf views, occasional Dolphin sighting and spectacular sunrises and sunsets from almost every room in the house or while you are dining on the large 2nd floor balcony

Floor Plan:

You will LOVE the beautiful beach views from the master bedroom, balcony, and especially the loft. Looking through the back windows (guest bedroom, half bath, kitchen ,and loft) brings spacious views of the undisturbed Money Bayou.

The GROUND LEVEL has covered parking and a storage room that contains plentiful supply of beach chairs, and beach essentials for your convenience. There is also an outdoor shower with hot water and gas grill for fantastic BBQ’s.

On the First Floor there are 2 bedrooms: the Master has a King sized bed with a snuggle-pedic memory foam mattress topper for the perfect night sleep, a ceiling fan and flat-screen TV. The master bedroom has its own private bath with shower and a great view of the Gulf. The second bedroom is adjacent to a full bath that is equipped with a tub/shower combination. It has a Queen sized bed, flat screen tv, ceiling fan and over looks acres of protected state land and inhabitants ( bald eagles, osprey etc.

MAIN living area is on the second floor (note - if you have a hard time with stairs – this is not the ideal house for you. The kitchen is well equipped with all stainless steel appliances glass-top stove, side by-side refrigerator with water/ice dispenser, microwave, dishwasher, and pantry. There is dining for up to 6 people. The washer and dryer are located off the kitchen.

The Living area contains a vaulted great room and loft that over looks the living room. Large windows and sliding glass doors provide amazing views of the gulf from the kitchen, great room and loft. There is a large flat screen tv and dvd player Tivo and amazon fore TV (plenty to watch Netflix and thousands of shows and movies) .

Off the living room is a large porch deck perfect for enjoying coffee or cocktails while watching amazing sunrises/sunsets. You can often catch a glimpse of traveling Dolphins.

The loft has a Queen sofa sleeper, and flat screen TV set up for games ( Xbox) Amazon Fire stick and a third bathroom. The house is equipped with WIFI and a landline.

Area Features:

As you walk along the quiet beach, you can find a variety of seashells, sand dollars and gems to collect or just enjoy watching the dolphins swimming by or eagles and osprey scouting for prey. And of course, swimming, sunbathing or fishing in the surf are always a favorite, too.

Our neighborhood is extremely quiet and friendly, with no thru traffic - a great place for families with children, or for anyone who just wants a quiet retreat to get away from it all!

You may want to rent bikes or a golf cart and cruise quietly through the streets or on the beach. Horseback riding on the beach or chartering boats can also be conveniently arranged.

Money Bayou is just a short walk down the beach where you can catch blue crabs, throw your cast net or put in your kayak to explore the winding waterway. Scalloping in nearby St. Joe Bay is also a lot of fun during the summer scallop season. These wonderful delicacies can be enjoyed on your vacation or frozen for later when you return home.

In addition, the famous Indian Pass Raw Bar is just a mile up the road where you can enjoy the area's delicious oysters, other seafood and a cold drink. Weekends at the Raw Bar often feature outdoor live entertainment and dancing.

Our area is like “Old World Florida.' There are no tall condos or hotels anywhere near by! Our beaches are very quiet and pristine and, in the off-season, you will rarely encounter anyone as you stroll quietly along the beach!

Our home is located on the mainland, just 1.5 miles east from Cape San Blas Road. Cape San Blas has been rated in the top five of the best beaches in the United States.

Shopping in Port St. Joe is a 10 -minute dive to the west where you can stock up on all of the provisions you'll need. If you're not in the mood to cook, there are a number of great, local restaurants and night spots nearby. Port St Joe Shrimp Company has some of the best steamed shrimp carry out or fresh catch of the day.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy crabbing at the Bayou, shelling the wide Indian Pass Beaches, and bike riding to the world famous Indian Pass Raw Bar for fresh oysters, only minutes away. Centrally located, it's an about 20 minutes to Port St. Joe or Apalachicola for shops and restaurants. You will find your serenity here !!

A golf course is only a few miles away and there are 4 separate boat ramps within 15 miles.

Just 20 minutes to the east is the historic and quaint fishing town of Apalachicola. Here you will find some great shopping as well as many wonderful restaurants and night spots. In addition, you can walk along the boardwalk and see what catch the fishing boats have brought in for the day.

This hidden gem and that makes it all the better. Forget all the crowded Florida beaches and spread out on a beach that feels all your own-just a few minute walk away.

We invite you to relax at 'My Sea-renity' and enjoy old '”World Florida”

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 March, 2017

About Monica

I grew up in Naperville Il ( west Chicago suburbs) and moved to Florida about 20 years ago. I lived in Orlando Fl for about 10 years and moved to Tampa area. I have traveled the state of FL extensively and stumbled upon cape san Blas as I am a huge dog lover - the rest is history - we fell in love !!! We have a rescue min pin "Bella" who runs the house and a German Pinscher Ruger who adores his little sister

Monica purchased this house in 2015

Why Monica chose North West Florida

What makes this home even more special is - the home is also our 2nd home/vacation home so it is well maintained and stocked with bells and whistles. We don't want our guests to have to run out and buy any house hold items-so we keep it stocked (trash bags, paper towels, TP, Laundry detergent, cooking spices, beach towels etc) and constantly adding more amenities. After a long day at the beach - We love to watch sports and TV - so we have MLB tv, Amazon Prime, Amazon Fire TV, Sports channels.

We have an outdoor propane gas grill and an indoor George Foreman where you can make a great burger or even waffles!!

We live in the Tampa/ Clearwater Beach area and love all Florida Beaches but the beaches in PSJ are the most special. The house is 200 steps +/- to the Beach with super easy access. The Beach is our favorite up and down the cape - wide beach area. Many people who stay here like to rent golf carts as the access to and the beach is perfect to cruise . But if not -we got you covered - with a beach cart, plus umbrella and chairs

Just bring your suits and don't forget sunscreen!!

What makes this house unique

The views from the house are amazing I can sit in the living room, balcony or master bedroom and see dolphins at time !!!!!

The access to the beach is so easy - no dunes to climb or long boardwalk -stroll down paved road and your there in 200 steps - easy to bring beach cart

We LOVE the privacy of house as it is in a quiet established neighborhood

The house was decorated by a designer and it so bright and cheery!!!!


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1028 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Master Full tub/shower Bedroom 2 = Full tub /shower Loft 1/2 bath
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , loft with full size sofa sleeper
  • Master King Bed, Dresser and Bathroom Bedroom 2 Queen Bed, dresser Loft Full Sofa Sleeper and dresser
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

LOCATION LOCATION!! Convenient Location ! Easy Beach Access
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Super nice home, nicely appointed and lacking of nothing for a wonderful stay. The weather was great

  • 5 of 5

Extremely accommodating, and great location. I enjoyed every minute of the peaceful layed back beach and took advantage of the weather to walk 6 miles a day. Appalachacola is a blast with great food, local seafood shop is awesome and super close to huge national preserves. I highly recommend. My only caution is if you aren't in good shape, have bad knees, as its 2 flights to the main living space, which I ultimately looked at as a positive!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place and location......will definitely stay again!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at 1:00 a.m. the day after Hurricane Hermine. I called the owner because I had trouble getting into the property (dummy me did not read the directions). Monica was so helpful, kind and understanding and she walked us through the procedure at 1:00 a.m. she was amazing!

The property is very comfortable and updated. We took walks every morning along the beach which is just a 2 minute walk to the beach access. We cooked but we also went to Appalachicola to our favorite restaurants which is about a 20 minute drive from the property.

It was raining on Sunday and after our walk we spent the day inside and it was very comfortable and restful. We will definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed at Monica's Place and it was just wonderful. We loved the privacy and the convenience to St. Joe and Apalachicola. We will stay again. Just a short walk to the beach. Thank you Monica for sharing such a wonderful home. Absolutely beautiful.

Kim and Sonny Martin

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both so much!! We are so thrilled you enjoyed yourself and took such great care of our place!! We would be Delighted for you to come see us again anytime !!!!!!!!!! Monica
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  • 5 of 5

The owner of this property is so friendly and helpful. She was a joy to work with. The home itself was wonderfully decorated with a tasteful beach theme throughout. With a family of 5 it had everything we needed and then some! No need to pack a beach cart, chairs or an umbrella, or extra towels; there was plenty of everything. It is truly a short 1-2 minute walk to an uncrowded beach. We loved the fact that we could bring our family dog, she loved the beach too.

I definitely recommend this rental for anyone looking for a beach getaway to just relax, take in the scenery, far from all the touristy crowds. 5 stars for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nothing makes us happier than to know someone enjoyed and had a great time at our home!!!!! We welcome y'all back anytime !!!
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So glad we chose this property!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our family of five's first VRBO vacation experience, so we weren't really sure what to expect. I haven't shared this with the owner, but we had actually tried to book two different locations prior to choosing this house. (One was already reserved. The other required us to bring too many of our own supplies.) Wow, were we happy the first two didn't work out!! This house is the host's vacation home and you can tell that she not only takes great owner pride in it, but she also work to make it as comfortable for guests as it is for her when she's on a relaxing vacation. Monica was very prompt and thorough with all of her communications. We messaged back and forth enough times before, during, and after our stay that I feel like I have a new friend. The correspondence was added evidence of how important it is to her that guests enjoy the home as much as she does.

The house is very clean, beautifully decorated, and well stocked with amenity and kitchen essentials. The high-quality furniture and beds are all very comfortable. (My son even had good things to say about the sofa sleeper in the loft.) As a newer VRBO owner, Monica was eager to learn of guest amenities that she may have overlooked. I shared a couple suggestions and the items are already on order for future guests.

While there, we enjoyed kayaking in the bay, golfing at the local country club, horseback riding and fires on the beach. We sought an area church for Holy Week and loved the very friendly nature of First United Methodist church on the point in Port Saint Joe. We thoroughly enjoyed our nights out at Triple Tails, Indian Pass Raw Bar, Joe Mama's, and Provisions.

The house is a block off of the beach, which was perfect for us. We preferred the privacy over a more public beachfront home. We learned during our stay that many of the VRBO options that are "on the beach" are actually not as beach accessible as one might believe. Due to erosion, many homes along the peninsula require ladders to access the gulf side beaches and/or boardwalks to protect the dunes. Beach access for this house is a level leisurely stroll.

One might think the VRBO listing is too good to be true. I promise you, that is NOT the case. The photos are good ones, but they don't do it justice. The price and flexible stay options can't be beat for the great experience it's sure to offer. I will absolutely recommend this property to friends and relatives.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being such wonderful guests and sharing all your great ideas!and feedback!! Nothing pleases me more than to know our guests had a good time !!! You and your family are always welcome !!! Your family was truly a pleasure !!!!! Monica
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Perfect Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We are thrilled to have found such a wonderful house to rent in Port Saint Joe! The home is beautifully decorated, spacious, superbly clean and close to the beach. We love the Money Bayou area and have visited several times, this is by far our favorite rental. Monica is friendly, helpful and already feels like an old friend! We look forward to returning to her beautiful home again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Spring
11 Mar 2017 - 26 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Memorial Day
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early Summer
4 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4th of July
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
9 Jul 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
21 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
23 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £80
Property Damage Protection £47
Cleaning £100
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Panama City
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
not too far
Car: recommended

This newly remodeled home is less than a 2 minute walk to the Beach!!!!! Not many people have heard of the "Forgotten Coast" which makes the beaches that better. Forget all the crowded Florida Beaches ! Here you feel like the Beach is all yours!!!


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