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200 Steps to the Beach!! One of the Widest Beach Fronts at the CAPE

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,028 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Steps to beach !! just bring your swimsuits!

WE understand VACATIONS should be Stress Free !! SO we GOT YOU Covered -THE HOUSE IS WELL STOCKED!! FROM KITCHEN ACCESSORIES TO BEACH TOWELS AND GEAR to TOILETRIES!! WE DONT WANT you to HAVE to worry about a THING!!! THATS what vacations are FOR!

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.

WE are 200 easy Steps to BEACH ! No dunes to climb or rickety piers!!! Before we were HOME OWNERS WE were Vacation travelers and have stayed at every CAPE SAN BLAS AREA- MONEY BAYOU AREA is by FAR the BEST!! THATS WHY we bought this Location!

Mon's Sea-Renity at Money Bayou is professionally decorated and contains more amenities then YOU can Imagine!! Because MON (Monica) spends a lot of time here continually adding items to make friends feel spoiled as they should be on vacation!

WHEN you are not at the BEACH - and just relaxing at HOME - we have your entertainment Covered ! Not only do we HAVE 4 TVS with Directv - and 3 DVD/Blue Rays and a great selection of MOVIES - But WE HAVE NETFLIX, Amazon Prime - ALL Baseball and NFL Sunday TICKET! With Blazing FAST WIFI (300Speed) WE also have an Alexa in our Home :) Ask her what the weather forecast is or play trivia or just use her to listen to your favorite music.

There is plenty of space for the ENTIRE FAMILY! With 2 bedrooms, a SLEEPER SOFA Loft, 3 baths, a dining and living room area, and VIEWS GALORE with a large balcony over looking the beach and ample parking- BRING YOUR BOAT OR RV!!

This beautifully decorated home can easily accommodate a family of 6 ...but is still small enough for a couple’s romantic getaway!!

Nestled between Cape San Blas Road and Indian Pass Raw Bar - WE are at the easiest Beach Access, Best Fishing and widest Beach LOCATION @ CAPE SAN BLAS !!!!! MONEY BAYOU!! Less THAN 2 Miles to FAMOUS Indian Pass Raw Bar - and one of the closest locations to downtown St Joe and Apalachicola!

BECAUSE you should NOT have to run out to stores to purchase essentials -We also try to accommodate you by making sure you have essentials and can limit what you need to pack by providing:


bath towels (6 sets)

beach towels (6 sets)

Plenty of paper towels, toilet paper, bath soap and detergents

Cooking Spices, Oils, Condiments etc.

WE even keep bath essentials/toiletries in stock in case you forget something


beach cart

beach chairs (4 to 6)

beach umbrella

grill and beach toys!




You can enjoy the amazing Gulf views, occasional Dolphin sighting, Eagles Nest right out back of our home 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 and an EAGLES NEST !!

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 and is well stocked. 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 and amazon fire 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 also set up for games ( Xbox) Amazon Fire stick and a third bathroom. The house is equipped with WIFI (LIGHTNING FAST 200BPS!) 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 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!

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 'Mon's Sea-Renity and enjoy old '”World Florida”

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Member since: 2014
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Calendar last updated:
21 January, 2018

About Monica

I am a transplant Floridian! 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

I work in Managed Health Care and work from home - so I spend a lot of time making sure our beach rental is in perfect shape for our "friends" and Family !

Monica purchased this house in 2015

Why Monica chose Port St. Joe

What makes this home even more special is the privacy and feeling that you have your own personal beach ! The views from the home are spectacular - on one side you have beautiful views of the beach with Dolphins sightings a common view. ON the back side hundreds acres preserved wetlands and an active Eagles Nest !! Check out our new bird watching scope!

The location is perfectly situated in middle of it all ! With shorter rides to either Apalachicola, Port st joe or Indian Pass Raw Bar

We also 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 !!!!! or catch an Eagle flying right one the house to get to the beach or return to their nest right across the street from our house!

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!!!!

WE keep it well stocked with all your essentials ! We always have plenty of condiments and kitchen staples! We have a Keruig Coffee Maker - which can accommodate K Cups or regular coffee ( we have a filter for that too)

WE have a propane grill

For your entertainment - Plenty of TV to choose from as we have subscribed to Directv, Netflix Amazon Prime and for sports fans MLBTV and NFL Sunday Ticket!

WE have indoor and outdoor games (corn hole and ladder ball)

Beach Bikes, Tommy Bahama Beach Chairs and Umbrella

We have been told its too good to believe !!!


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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair 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
  • 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 with Directv, firestick and Blue Ray Bedroom 2 Queen Bed, dresser with Direct TV Loft Full Sofa Sleeper and dresser Directv and Firestick, Xbox and DVD
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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200 Steps to the Beach!! One of the Widest Beach Fronts at the CAPE
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Great home!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. It was very nice to not worry about the "small things". Monica was very responsive to questions and we will definitely stay here ago! It was a first time for us to visit this area but will be back. One thing to note, it is eastern time zone and most restaurants in Port St Joe close at 9 sharp (at least they did during our visit mid May 2017). Cape San Blas and St Joseph state park should be on everyone's list to visit!

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you all!!! I am so glad y'all enjoyed PSJ and our place!!! We love having great guests like you!!!
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Nice house

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The house was clean and well stocked. Monica was great to deal with. Only complaints were that it is on the third row of houses from the beach although beach access was very nearby. Overall a great experience.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet getaway

  • 4 of 5

House was beautiful and it was convenient to have condiments in the frig since the grocery store was not very close.. about a 15 min drive. The 2 flights of stairs or 3 including the loft would be a challenge for a small child or senior dog. The house is super close to the beach.. about a 2 min walk. Monica had excellent communication, answering any question I had. As a whole, the area is perfect if you looking for a quiet get away from highrises, honking cars, and a demanding job.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Property..You really CAN get away from it all here!

  • 5 of 5

The description of this property is spot on!. .Monicas place is Beautiful, Clean, Inviting and has everything you may need!. The home is about 8 miles from town making it quiet and secluded yet close enough to go out for dinner. We enjoyed watching the Eagles in their nest from the kitchen window. We walked out every evening to watch the sunsets from the beach. .very few people on this stretch of beach and we usually were the only ones out.

Monica was a GREAT host and she really takes care of her guests by providing EVERYTHING!.. We had fun playing w "Alexa". We will DEFINITELY be back!.. THANKS MONICA!

Damon & Paul

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and our three Scotties dogs had a wonderful time on our vacation! Monica was so helpful any time I had a question. The house was clean and just steps from the beach. We had such a quiet, relaxing getaway! I definitely would recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful and full of extra perks! Beach is amazing!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you staying with us!! And enjoying our beautiful beaches !!
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Panama City
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
not too far
Car: recommended

LOCATION LOCATION ! 2 minute walk to the Beach!!!!! WE are nestled in between Cape San Blas Rd and Indian Pass - at Money Bayou. We have the widest beach around with the best fishing and less crowded. 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!!!

This is the ideal place for the beach and outdoor enthusiasts family get away or a couples trip! Dog Friendly Beaches and plenty of great outdoor activities! Charter a Boat and Catch and Release Shark or Deep Sea Fishing, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Biking and Horseback riding on the BEACH !


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
18 Feb 2018 - 4 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
early spring
5 Mar 2018 - 17 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Spring Break
18 Mar 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Spring
15 Apr 2018 - 19 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early Summer
20 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
July 4
1 Jul 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Jul 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £126.33 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £42.59
Pet Fee £72.19
Tax Rate 12.0%

For Summer Season & Holiday weeks, FULL WEEK requests are preferred unless it is a few weeks before arrival. Monthly rentals and rates may be considered upon request

Check in-4 pm/Check out-11 am (EST)

Rates include: linens, bath towels, beach towels & chairs, cart, toys & and starter plus supply of paper towels, TP & soaps etc......

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