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Pet Friendly Bay Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Cottage On The Bay, Completely Fenced For Pets

Newly remodeled bay cottage in quiet location. Fully fenced yard, bay access at end of property, great for kayaking & paddle boarding.

Open floor plan, 2 queen beds and 2 twin beds - linens included, all have bay view. Maximum 6 people please.

Brand new bathrooms with river rock showers.

Use of golf cart included, 2 minutes to beach. 8 mile bike trail on cape.

Property is only a quarter mile from St Joe State park which is great for hikes.

all of our properties are pet friendly with no pet fees, their #'s are: 382844, 481068, 770771, 844069

We do insist upon the VRBO insurance option as opposed to the refundable deposit, as it's a cleaner process and guests are not out $1500 until any damage issue is resolved.

More Details

Murray & Emma
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English, Australian, Canadian & New Zealandic
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

About Murray & Emma

we own an all natural pet food store/boutique in Tallahassee, have 3 dogs that always share this house with us, and support pet adoption causes.

Murray & Emma purchased this house in 2015

Why Murray & Emma chose Cape Breezes

The most pet friendly beach in Florida, beautiful un-spoilt beaches, quiet location.

What makes this house unique

taking the dogs for an early morning romp on the beach, sipping cocktails whilst watching the fabulous sunsets over the gulf, and sunrises over the bay if you're up in time.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cape Breezes in Port St. Joe

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • 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 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 bathrooms with river rock showers
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • 3 bedrooms. 2 queen bedrooms 2 twin beds in one bedrrom
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Pet Friendly Bay Cottage
average rating of 4.848485 based on 33 reviews

Great little place on the bay. Would definitely stay again.

  • 5 of 5

We have been visiting the Cape for years, but this was our first time staying at Soggy Paws. It did not disappoint. Cute beach cottage with plenty of room for six, well stocked, and SUPER clean. Fantastic view of the bay from just about every room in the cottage. We always stay on the bay side, and although we thought we’d miss having a dock, we really didn’t. The walk-in entry is so much easier than struggling with dock steps when launching kayaks, and dogs appreciate the easy access to the water. The extra toys provided were a big bonus, especially the golf cart - so much fun. We normally prefer rentals with more privacy, and the proximity of neighboring houses was probably our least favorite thing about this cottage. However, the cute little neighborhood was very quiet, and other than one lady walking her dog each morning, we really didn’t see much of the neighbors. It was not an issue. In fact, this place is now on our list of top choices for the Cape - and here’s why:

Location: Even though it is in a neighborhood, that’s the front yard - in the back yard, you are sitting on just about the primest section of the bay. It is on north end of Cape with clearer waters, and tons of sandbars. It is close enough to kayak to the State Park

Dog-Friendliness: Some places say it, others mean it. These people live it. Cannot express how much we appreciated all the little extras they thought of to make sure the ENTIRE family was comfortable - even dog bowls and beds, and no additional pet fee.

The owners were super nice and all rental info was provided timely. Check-in/out was a breeze. Thanks Murray & Emma (& Daisy, Nelly, Ozzie) for a great trip. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Beck for such a detailed review, it certainly helps others looking for a specific location and type of property. We certainly appreciate your comments and are so glad that you were so happy about it all, hopefully we’ll see you at Soggy Paws in the future.
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Great thanksgiving in soggy paws

  • 5 of 5

We've been coming to the Cape for 7 years and have always stayed on the beach side. This year for thanksgiving we decided to try the bayside and boy, we didn't know what we were missing. The house blew us away with its style, location and amenities! We loved kayaking in the bay and driving the golf cart. The beds were comfortable and the views were spectacular. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Callie for your comments, so glad the house and location was to your liking. If kayaking is your thing then Soggy Paws is in the perfect location.
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Love love love this house!

  • 5 of 5

We had so much fun at soggy paws. We stay on the coast several times per year and have never stayed anywhere with so many amenities. All the little things were covered and we enjoyed the bikes, kayaks and golf cart. We are nature lovers and lived outside. Loved watching the bald eagles and got great pics of the beautiful resident blue heron. Will definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lori for your great review, so glad we ‘got it right’ and hope to accommodate you again.
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Great dog-friendly home with lots of extras!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time over the Labor Day weekend. Crowds were minimal and the house was exactly as described. Bikes and the golf cart were so much fun!! Lots of little extras for our dog and the fenced yard was very nice. We would love to stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at the Soggy Paws. My family and I only have one complaint, no tvs in bedrooms. I would highly recommend this house for pet owners.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great pet friendly home and very secure yard. Has everything we wanted and more

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay at Soggy Paws!! We have a very active Boxer who is also a "runner" so we were very concerned about the security of the fencing. We were able to relax without worrying about him getting out! We enjoyed the beautiful bay front views and beig so close to hear the surf while watching the birds hunt the bay and roost in the pines off the deck. We had a full moon the whole week we were there so the moon over the bay was spectacular!!!

The home was very comfortable and had everything we needed and more. Loved the turtle themed and beachey decor throughout the house. We used one of the bikes to ride to the state park and to the beach... The kayaks were fun but for our liking we need larger kayaks with more stability. If your a small sized adult or child they are perfect. The ride over to the beach was enjoyable and quick in the golf cart!

The master was private away from the other 2 bedrooms which was also nice. Nice kitchen and with plenty of room to entertain a small gathering.

Though the living room furniture was very nice it was not very comfortable. The chairs on the deck were much more comfortable.

The queen/full bedroom matress and box springs needs to be replaced and the twin bed mattresses weren't very comfortable and could use a thick memory foam topper to make them more comfortable.

We would deffintly reccomend Soggy Paws and would love to stay here again next year!!!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay, the furniture and beds had been replaced within the last 2 months, king, queen and both singles are brand new. It's difficult to find a balance since guests enjoy different comfort levels, anywhere from soft to hard.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Panama City
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
Cape San Blas
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cape Breezes, North West Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter Bargain
27 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2017-18
1 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Fall 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2018-19
1 Nov 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2019
1 Mar 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £112.58 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £44.28
Tax Rate 12.0%

winter rates are $85 per night for stays of 28 days or more plus applicable fees.

Early in 2016, VRBO introduced a service fee which ranges from 4-9% ... this is a VRBO fee and has nothing to do with us and to be honest is simply a money maker for them. Any feedback regarding this fee should be directed to VRBO.

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