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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.”

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:
22 June, 2017

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:
  • 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 -
(36 traveller reviews)

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Beachfront Home With 3 Acres and 200' Of Private Beach
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 36 reviews
5

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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5

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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5

Best vacation we've taken as a family yet, the pictures didn't do this place justice

  • 5 of 5

I will admit at first I was nervous about booking someones home from an app for such an important vacation. I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis a year and a half ago and didn't want to stay somewhere that didn't feel like home. We needed private, and it couldn't of been more private. The view is unreal. I couldn't believe how cute, modern, beachy the whole place was. We got alot of ideas from your beautiful and Clean home. The sleep number beds we're really nice, and my daughter can't say enough about the showers. My husband said he needs to step up his game at home after hearing us all say how much we love this place. All of us went kayaking, swam, fished, went to some cute shops in Appalachia. We drove out to Panama City, went to the beach, more cute shops. Then drove out to St. George Island, Gorgeous! My husband fell in love with the keurik, we were able to make every meal, there is a nice variety of everything you need, we celebrated 2 birthdays, made cakes, cookies, brownies. Nikola it was an absolute pleasure and responds quick, a really nice person, and doesn't get annoyed with alot of questions from us. We will definately be booking again, and definately passing out a few of your cards I grabbed on the way out. Such a wonderful stress free vacation. I didn't have to hear "I'm bored" once from any of my children. Thanks for being on top of everything Nikola and tell Bruce thanks again! The only complaint I have is that we only booked 7 nights it went way too fast!

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

BEAUTIFUL HOUSE

  • 5 of 5

THANK YOU FOR SHARING YOUR HOUSE WITH US. AND THANK YOU FOR BEING DOG FRIENDLY. THE HOUSE WAS BEAUTIFUL WITH EVERYTHING WE NEEDED. WE FISHED OUT FRONT AND AT THE CARRABELLE BEACH AND HAD ENOUGH TO EAT DINNER A COUPLE OF TIMES. OUT DOGS LOVED RUNNING ON THE BEACH. HOPE TO RENT FROM YOU AGAIN

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The Coastal Retreat will blow your mind, and make you never want to go back to the "Real World" !!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and family thoroughly enjoyed our rental experience at ‘The Coastal Retreat’ in Carrabelle, Florida. The residence was spacious and very clean. Every detail of the house invited awe, from the extreme vaulted ceilings to the sleep number beds. We enjoyed the spacious outdoor deck to eat breakfast, and to entertain our large family visiting the same area. I have to say this… “Location, Location, Location !!!” The residence is about 6 miles outside the town of Carrabelle, which gave us the privacy we wanted, and the close access to stores and restaurants. There is what we came to call the “Beach Closet”, downstairs – this had an abundance of beach chairs, beach toys for kids (buckets and shovels, etc.), and, even, fishing gear. There was an additional refrigerator in the Beach Closet, which made a nice place to store cold drinks for easy access when “beaching it”. There were 2 kayaks ready for use, as well, out back. With the 100’ of private beach, we let our children run anytime, playing and having the time of their lives. At high tide, the area waters were only about 3 feet deep, making it a safe place for our smaller children, and at low tide, the sand bars and waves were a treat. We also had our family over for a fire pit on the beach, as there was a table and 6 chairs, as well as, multiple log seating for all our invited guests – it was a hit !! The house had dish service for about 25 people, and the kitchen had all updated appliances. The 2 bathrooms were beautifully tiled and unbelievable in appearance was a lifesaver. Our experience has us ready to schedule our next stay at the same time next year !! 5 Stars !!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

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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
 
Summer
28 May 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£888
for 3 nights
From
£253
£1,710
 
 
Late Summer / Fall
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£762
for 3 nights
From
£211
£1,436
 
 
Late Fall / Early Winter
1 Nov 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£699
for 3 nights
From
£190
£1,288
 
 
Thanksgiving
19 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£972
for 4 nights
From
£211
£1,457
 
 
Late Fall / Early Winter
27 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£699
for 3 nights
From
£190
£1,288
 
 
Christmas / New Year
20 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£972
for 4 nights
From
£211
£1,457
 
 
Winter
7 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£699
for 3 nights
From
£190
£1,288
 
 
Spring
1 Mar 2018 - 27 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£825
for 3 nights
From
£232
£1,604
 
 
Summer
28 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£951
for 3 nights
From
£274
£1,773
 
 
4th of July Week
1 Jul 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,015
for 3 nights
From
£295
£1,941
 
 
Summer
9 Jul 2018 - 4 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£951
for 3 nights
From
£274
£1,773
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £77.3 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £45.61
Cleaning Fee £77.3 + Tax
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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