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The Aquagon...Where it's all about the view!! Breathtaking!

People15
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Separate WCs1
Space 3,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Over 3000 Sq. Ft. 6 Br, 4 Bath Home Directly Across The Street From The Beach.

From the minute you arrive, you know this is going to be the beach vacation of your dreams. The one where family memories are made and cherished!

Welcome to The Aquagon, a newly renovated octagon shaped home that offers over 3000 Sq. Ft. and can comfortably accommodate up to 15 guests!

Bring the whole family! This home is great for multi-generational families...even grandparents can enjoy the downstairs suite with no stairs but still have their own kitchen, bath and washer and dryer!

The Aquagon is situated directly across the street from the Gulf of Mexico (locals call it the "Gulf") in St. Joe Beach just steps away from a designated beach access. The home is located on a quiet stretch of SJB and there is nothing in front of the house to block your view of the Gulf!

As you enter the home you will immediately see exquisite views of the Gulf and Cape San Blas. The nautical themed décor and comfortable furnishings include reclining sofas, flat screen TV , DVD and wireless internet. There is a open kitchen with stainless appliances and granite countertops, as well as a large eat- in area where you can watch for dolphins playing while your family enjoys a meal. The expansive deck is perfect for soaking up the Florida sun or watching the breathtaking sunsets. And the views don't end there. At night, the stargazing is unforgettable!

There are 4 bedrooms upstairs( BR 1: 2 twins, BR2: One king, BR3:One king, BR 4: One full) and 2 full baths (Bath 1: shower/tub combo, Bath 2: extra large tiled shower). Downstairs there is a den with a Queen sleeper sofa, shower, bathroom and laundry area with TV and DVD This could be used as a separate bedroom area or a place to send the kids on a rainy day. A separate entrance allows a place for a quick shower after rinsing off the sand and heading in.

There is also a 2 bedroom downstairs suite that can be closed off from the downstairs den for privacy.( BR1: one full, BR 2: one twin).This unit offers separate entrances, a living area with a Queen sleeper sofa and loveseat, full bath with tub/shower combo and stackable washer and dryer as well as a full kitchen and eat -in dining area. Outside, there is a covered porch where you will find a shady spot to dine, relax or take a nap in the hammock.

There is a large yard with plenty of parking for both your cars and your boat! Don't want to haul beach gear? Ask us about using our chairs, umbrellas and wagon!

This location offers privacy and a less crowded beach while being a short distance to shops and restaurants. Nearby Port St. Joe offers quaint shops, parks, historical sites and a Marina. Mexico Beach offers restaurants, a fishing pier, marina and numerous cute shops.

St. Joe Beach is a relaxing destination that offers beach, boating, fishing and wildlife. If you want to take a scenic drive, head East to Appalachicola, Indian Pass or Cape San Blas. Panama City , Fl is a 45 minute drive to the West.

Do as much or little as you like! No matter how you choose to spend your vacation, we hope you will come to love it here as much as we do!

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***** Will consider splitting house up into 2 separate rentals in off season....there is a downstairs 2 BR/1 BA apt. with full kitchen and washer/dryer that would be great for snowbirds! Call for pricing*****

More Details

Owner
Camille Lakey
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2018

About Camille Lakey

I grew up a couple of hours from here and have always loved the beach. My husband and I always dreamed of having a Florida getaway and now our kids have the greatest playground ever! We never get tired of the beauty and nature that we find in this area.

Camille Lakey purchased this house in 2014

Why Camille Lakey chose Port St. Joe

We fell in love with this area the first time we visited. Having grown up in the Florida Panhandle it reminded me of "old Florida" before all of the high rises and over development. The views this house offered of the beach told us we wanted to renovate this home and have this as our "get away" .

What makes this house unique

We love the location of this property. It is on a quiet end of the beach and offers privacy since one side is wooded. It was a labor of love, but we knew our family would make a lot of memories here. It is the ultimate in relaxation. The massive deck offers the perfect place to have your morning coffee or watch the sunset. Once you see the views, it is hard not to feel relaxed.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • This is a no smoking/vaping property. Fires/fireworks strictly prohibited. Rental contracts must be returned to me prior to reservation acceptance
  • No pets allowed. Failure to comply will result in non refundable eviction or loss of deposit.
  • This is our home. Please be courteous and take care of it like you would want someone to care for your home/belongings if they were visiting.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Upstairs. Large bathroom with fabulous tile shower!
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , downstairs den area. This is half bath.
    shower in downstair laundry area - Shower Enclosure , 1/2 bath in same room location.
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , This is a full bath in suite area with stackable W/D as well
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , upstairs with closet, luggage stand and dresser drawers
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , upstairs with large dresser, closet and luggage stand
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , upstairs with closet and luggage stand
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , downstairs in suite with luggage rack and closet
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Single Bed , downstairs in suite with luggage stand and dresser
    Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , upstairs with closet and luggage stand
  • There is a queen sleeper sofa in downstairs den and downstairs suite.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • 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
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have a wagon, beach chairs and umbrellas you can use during your stay, upon request. Contact us for more information!

Reviews

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The Aquagon...Where it's all about the view!! Breathtaking!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
5

Perfect home for our family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The Aquagon was the perfect place for our extended family vacation. We had multiple couples, teenagers, and young children for the entire week and there was plenty of room everyone! The house was very clean, well maintained, and equipped with everything we could need. The location was great, close to restaurants and stores but far enough that the beach was almost all ours! The beach equipment was such a nice amenity. We really appreciated not having to pack and bring our own beach umbrellas, chairs, wagon, etc.

Camille was WONDERFUL throughout the entire process. From the moment we made the reservation, and until we checked out, she was always available for questions or concerns. She went above and beyond, multiple times, to make sure our stay was perfect! We really appreciate all of her help!

The only thing that could use improvement would be the internet connection. One of the adults had to work during our trip and he had trouble keeping a strong connection when the teenagers were on their phones or if someone was watching Netflix during a rainstorm. It wasn't too big of a deal though. If he hadn't been working, we wouldn't have noticed the issue.

All in all, we are so happy we chose the Aquagon! It was so comfortable and just perfect for our time away. We are already planning another visit!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed your stay at The Aquagon! We are glad you took the time to share your thoughts. We like hearing that we are doing a good job making sure the guests have a great experience. I have heard that the service provider has plans to upgrade our internet services in the future so that connections will be even better. Hopefully, the next time you visit, no one will have to work on vacation!!! We look forward to seeing you again in the future!
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Atlanta, GA
4

best view ever

  • 4 of 5

The house was well maintained and spacious. It is on a busy road but beach access is just across the street and the beach is never crowded. The panoramic view is just incredible. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The view is incredible, isn't it? We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found everything to be well maintained. We work hard to keep everything very clean and in proper working order. Beach front roads are often busier at times but have the best views! There are plans in the works for a new road that will divert non-beach traffic. This will make our stretch of the beach even more private in the future! We are happy you will consider staying with us again!
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Griffin, Ga.
5

Our July Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here for a week. The home was lovely, spacious and clean to high standards. The living area upstairs was great for the family to gather and play games. We enjoyed beautiful sunsets and just lounging on the spacious porch. Beach access is across the street and easy to get to. The owner was gracious and very helpful. She responded without any indication of annoyance to my many questions. A great place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for letting us know about your vacation! I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay at The Aquagon. We strive to make sure the guests have a pleasurable stay and are always happy to answer questions We look forward to having you stay with us again!
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5

Verygood

  • 5 of 5

Well furnished house for 14. Good view. Close to state park and other beaches.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for letting us know that our home met the needs of your guests and that you enjoyed the location! We appreciate you choosing The Aquagon for your family vacation. We too, think the view is pretty spectacular! Thanks again!
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5

Beautiful Home with Plenty of Room

  • 5 of 5

Our family stay included the great-grandparents, our three daughters with their husbands and two granddaughters. There were 14 in our party and plenty of room for everyone. During our vacation week, we experienced several days of tropical storms and tornado threats. Although the ocean was in turmoil and brackish during our stay, the home was very roomy, comfortable and the open concept was perfect for several days of indoor bonding. If you plan to stay in Port St. Joe, this home is excellent. It has everything you need, very clean and comfortable beds. Also, we never ran out of hot water! The floor plan upstairs and down are perfect, especially, the multiple entries and exists up and down. The Internet connection worked the whole time we were there and we never lost power during the storms. I would return to this vacation rental without any hesitation and recommend this home. Camille is very responsive to all your questions whether they are concerning the home or activities in the area. Thanks to Camille for making this vacation rental a home away from home!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting us know that our home became your "home away from home" during your stay. We work hard to provide that feeling for our guests. Sorry that the weather didn't cooperate for your vacation but we are pleased to know that you were comfortable during your stay. We sincerely hope you will visit us again!
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5

fantastic family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We went for a family reunion for one week in June. location is just perfect! Beach across the street, easy accessibility to grocery, restaurants and local shops. The Aquagon was comfy and clean. The owners did a great job with this place. Plenty of towels, blankets, pillows, chairs tvs. Beach was quiet and easy to get to. I only have two suggestions a few larger pans. Pans were a little small to cook for 10-15 people. Maybe getting a recycle trash or an extra trash can. We filled ours so fast even with two trash pick ups during the week. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to give us feedback ! We are happy you enjoyed our home and our location. Thanks for the suggestions. Unfortunately, our area doesn't offer recycling yet but we are working with them trying to provide better services to our guests. We enjoyed having your family stay with us and hope to see you again soon!
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Location

Nearest Beach
St. Joe Beach, Fl

Our home is the last house before you head into Windmark Beach area. Centrally located between Mexico Beach and Port St. Joe. You choose how you want to spend your vacation....do as little or as much as you like. Our white sandy beaches offer everything you expect but tend to have less undertow because of the position of the Cape. This makes a nice place for children to play. Dolphin sightings are common . Besides the beaches, you can book fishing or scalloping trips(during season), rents kayaks, see the beach by horseback or find numerous places to shop for antiques and coastal décor . Port St. Joe offers lovely parks, walking trails and history. Panama City is a 45 minute drive if you want to shop/dine at your larger venues. It makes for a nice day but you will be happy to return to the less crowded , relaxed beaches of St. Joe!

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Prices & Availability

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

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
 
Fourth of July
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,773
for 7 nights
£2,773
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,587
for 7 nights
£2,587
 

Additional pricing information

Housekeeping fee £188.22 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £376.45
Property Damage Protection £44.42

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Rental reservations made within 30 days of stay are due in full when reservation is made. We will consider renting top and bottom separately for monthly off season rentals. Apt. downstairs would be great for a couple during off season!! Please contact us for rates.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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