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Beachfront Home With 3 Acres and 200' Of Private Beach

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Let Coastal Retreat, with its private beach located directly on the gulf, be your next vacation spot. This beautiful 3-bedroom, 2-bath beach home is the place for you if you desire a getaway from your fast-paced lifestyle, in a quiet, relaxed setting. Built in 2011 and impeccably maintained, it offers plenty of seclusion with 100 feet of white sandy beach as well as an abundance of natural vegetation. Conveniently located an hour's drive from Tallahassee, 15 minutes from St. George Island Bridge and 20 minutes from Apalachicola, our home offers a an open, spacious living space along with a large deck overlooking the gulf with views of both Dog Island and St. George.

Sit outside during the day and watch dolphins play among the waves lapping the shore. Enjoy brilliant star-gazing at night. Just steps away you can spend time shore fishing, crabbing, swimming, and snorkeling in protected waters. Walk across the street to hike in Tates Hell State Forest. We offer WiFi and cable TV for those who feel a need to touch base with the outside world. Come and enjoy our little piece of “The Forgotten Coast.”

Please check out our newest addition, Bayou Retreat, also located in Carrabelle (4 miles from Coastal Retreat) (VRBO property # 1099281).

Other features of the surrounding area include:

Tate’s Hell Nature Trail, St. Marks Wildlife Refuge with great hiking, alligator-gar filled pools and beautiful dome cyprus swamps, the historic Carrabelle Lighthouse and Museum, Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum, charter fishing, glass-bottom boat rides at Wakulla Springs, and Panacea's Gulf Specimen Marine Lab with touch pools for children. Drive 20 minutes to the charming town of Apalachicola, with its quaint shops and numerous restaurants.

Annual events in the local area include:

January: Apalachicola Oyster Cook-off

February: Low Country Boil in Port St. Joe

March: St. George Island Chili Cook-off

April: Carrabelle River Front Festival

April: Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin' Festival and Grunter's Ball

May: Panacea Blue Crab Festival

June: Big Bend Salt Water Classic Fishing Tournament

July: Local Fire Works on 4th

October: Low Country Boil in Port St. Joe

November: Apalachicola Seafood Festival

December: Carrabelle Holiday on the Harbor & Boat Parade of Lights

More Details

Owner
Nikola Alford
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

Location

Car: necessary

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • 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:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Second Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , 2 twin beds in the twin bedroom
    Sleeper sofa - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleeper sofa is in the living room
    King Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , The king bedroom has a TV
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beachfront Home With 3 Acres and 200' Of Private Beach
average rating of 4.923077 based on 39 reviews
5

Simply Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house and private beach. Everything you need to enjoy a day on the beach is already provided. House was spacious and clean throughout. Plenty of room for our two kids and their grandparents to sit around and enjoy the views of the bay. We will definitely come back in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Private, Peaceful, Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful week we had at "The Coastal Retreat". Very beautiful home, that was stocked with everything you could possibly need. The girls loved spending time on the very private beach, while the guys enjoyed taking the kayaks out every evening fishing. Very relaxing peaceful vacation rental. We will definitely be back!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful week, great place for peaceful relaxing atmosphere

  • 5 of 5

Great house, wonderful beach area, very relaxing place!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our May Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had the BEST time! Thank you for sharing your lovely home with us. The location is perfect and the beach is beautiful. My husband REALLY enjoyed the fishing. Thanks again!!

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Always awesome

  • 5 of 5

My family had the most relaxing awesome stay. This is the best VRBO I've ever stayed in. Everything is high quality, anything and everything that you could need, or want...It's there! I will return at least twice a year..HIGHLY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home at amazing private beach

  • 5 of 5

We brought our parents from Germany to the "costal retreat" and we all had an amazing stay. The house is beautiful, very well equipped and super clean. The view from the deck is stunning. We loved the trees surrounding the house. And the private beach with its white powdery sand makes for a great spot to spend your day. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house 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
 
Late Summer / Fall
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£744
for 3 nights
From
£206
£1,402
 
 
Late Fall / Early Winter
1 Nov 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£682
for 3 nights
From
£185
£1,258
 
 
Thanksgiving
19 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£950
for 4 nights
From
£206
£1,423
 
 
Late Fall / Early Winter
27 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£682
for 3 nights
From
£185
£1,258
 
 
Christmas / New Year
20 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£950
for 4 nights
From
£206
£1,423
 
 
Winter
7 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£682
for 3 nights
From
£185
£1,258
 
 
Spring
1 Mar 2018 - 27 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£806
for 3 nights
From
£226
£1,567
 
 
Summer
28 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£929
for 3 nights
From
£267
£1,731
 
 
4th of July Week
1 Jul 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£991
for 3 nights
From
£288
£1,896
 
 
Summer
9 Jul 2018 - 4 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£929
for 3 nights
From
£267
£1,731
 
 
Late Summer / Fall
5 Aug 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£806
for 3 nights
From
£226
£1,567
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £75.49 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £75.49 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £44.54
Tax Rate 9.0%

Cleaning fee of $100.00 + tax
Pet fee of $100.00 + tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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