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Beachfront Home With 100' Of Private Beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Carrabelle - Coastal Retreat

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.”

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
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Nikola Alford
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

Beachfront Home With 100' Of Private Beach
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews

The bestest place ever to have a beach wedding...

  • 5 of 5

The house was bright and cozy, very spacious, the beach was beautiful. The most beautiful sunsets I have seen in a long time and I live in Florida. We had a small wedding there that took place, the owner had us a bottle of Champaign and it was a sweet gesture. We could not had picked out a more beautiful place, it has everything you would ever need. The back porch was a cozy spot for early morning coffee.

I just wanted to thank Nicola for the hospitality, she was wonderful and even though we only live an hour away, we totally have plans to make this our summer vacation spot....

The beach is northing but full of white sand, the water was great the fish was catching, great size trout's.....sea shells everywhere. The neighbors are very friendly if you ever need anything, (which you wont, it has everything) There is so much to say about this home, all I can say is this is just a wonderful piece of Paradise to stay at. It has all the necessities you will ever need, it has kayaks as well. Everything... so Nicola, thank you for making my special day even more wonderful, it was the best Beach Wedding you can ever imagine of, it was the best!

Thank you,

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I can not say enough about our vacation at this wonderful beach house. The owners were BEYOND accommodating. The house was beautiful and the beach was so relaxing. We are already planning on going back..just haven't picked dates yet. I highly recommend this beachfront home you will not be disappointed.

Kerry schneider

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5th year at this house and love it! Will be back of course

  • 5 of 5

New owners and have made improvements, pine trees have grown over the last few years blocking that beautiful view of the water though (hint hint lol), we bring a volleyball net and horse shoes and play every day all day. Hurricane hermine cut our stay short, but that can not be helped, but we did have 5 days of great weather and can not wait till next year!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Secluded beach is perfect for young kids

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Coastal Retreat August 2016, and it was perfect for both sets of grandparents and our young kids. First of all, the house was way more spacious than the pictures in my opinion and very clean. The decor was very tasteful and my MIL thought her bed was more comfortable than hers at home! There was a large walk-in closet between the master bedroom and bathroom which was perfect to put our 10 month old to sleep in his pack-n-play. That bathroom has 2 entrances so you could still use it even after he went to sleep (sound machine for the win). The big reason we chose this rental was for seclusion, right on the beach, and very little stairs. 30A was just too crowded for us with super long waits at restaurants, and we aren't the type to need lots of attractions on a beach vacation - the beach is the attraction. This house is right on the beach so you can easily walk back to the house for a drink or whatever you need. The only stairs are the ones going up to the main floor from the carport. There was no one on the beach so my husband would take his golf club down on the beach to chip around. We left our tent and chairs up overnight unless there was bad weather coming. With grandparents who complain about their knees, a 2.5 year old, and a baby, you don't want to have to lug chairs and tents back-n-forth. With the island and sand bars, the water is very calm so it's perfect for toddlers. I walked a long ways and the water was not even up to my knees. Lots of little pools during low tide. Loved all the wildlife we saw as others have commented about. We cooked most meals and drove to Apalachicola for a couple of dinners. We preferred the grocery store there also. The kayak was fun to take out and a nice bonus. Nikola was wonderful and always responded quickly to any questions. We had a very relaxing time, and my toddler keeps asking to go back to the beach house!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write your wonderful review of our home! Your comment about 30A is precisely why we chose Carrabelle. I'm so happy you had a great time... Nikola
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Perfect expereince for our family

  • 5 of 5

We instantly fell in love with the property. The house is beautiful. It was immaculately clean, well furnished, and well stocked with everything we needed. We even found beach toys for our kids to use! All of the thoughtful extras around the house helped to put the perfect little touches on our stay there. We had so much fun fishing, and caught lots of fish. The beach area was the perfect spot for our children to play. We loved the fact that there we so few people on the beach. It almost felt like our own private island! Our kids had so much fun building sand castles and playing in the water which was perfectly clear and shallow enough for us to feel comfortable. We found lots of shells and hermit crabs. We have already recommended the property to friends and family. We can't wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write your wonderful review of our home! I'm so happy you and your family had a great stay and you would like to visit us again in the future! Also, thank you so much for telling your friends about us! Nikola
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Great home and secluded beach with just about everything you can think of in the kitchen!

  • 5 of 5

We had plenty of room for our 4 family members and 2 friends that also came for a few days! Beautiful sitting area with all the windows and great deck for grilling and frying (the yellow flies were bad the end of May) but we also used the screened in porch. It was like we were at home with everything in the kitchen we needed. We loved the private beach and the kayak that was on the property. The fish market in Carrabelle was great along with the lighthouse. We also enjoyed St George Island State Park-not crowded and very clean. We didn't eat out as we like to cook so can't recommend any restaurants. Nikola was prompt and friendly anytime I had questions. We hope to be able to stay again over the next many years when we are down in that area again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write your wonderful review of our home! I am so glad that you enjoyed our home and you would like to visit us again in the future! Nikola
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Carrabelle, North West Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Fall / Early Winter
28 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas / New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
7 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Mar 2017 - 27 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
28 May 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late Summer / Fall
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £79 + Tax
Pet Fee £79 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £47
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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Carrabelle, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Second Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 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
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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

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