Quiet, rural setting in the woods - perfect getaway for unwinding and relaxing - far from the maddening crowds of everyday life. This romantic retreat cottage has everything you need for a memorable vacation. Choose to stay here and cook; dine in the kitchen or dine outside on the open deck or come to historic Apalachicola for wonderful seafood restaurants. Cottage was built in 2005 and has all the modern amenities you need, yet none of the distractions and traffic of the big city.
You will be delighted when you rent Heaven's Gate Cottage in this lovely wooded setting.
Upcoming 2011 Events in and around Apalachicola:
15th ANNUAL FLORIDA SCALLP & MUSIC FESTIVAL, George Core Park, Port St. Joe
WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL, Aug. 27 to Sept. 4
POJO LIVE MUSIC FEST, Sept. 16 & 17 - Free 2-day music fest in St.Joe Beach. Alternative,reggae,acoustic rock,soul-blues, indie-progressive and funk. Fantastic food and tasty beverages will be served
WINTER BAY DAY, Friends of St. Joe Bay Buffer Preserve Shrimp Boil, October 1, Simmons Bayou
Friends of St. Joseph Bay Preserves Invite you to join them to enjoy their Annual Shrimp Boil and Open House.
This fundraiser serves up great food and music as well as guided tours of the preserve
APALACHICOLA RIVERKEEPER RIVER TREK, Oct. 12-16
BLAST ON THE BAY SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL, October 14-16, Gulf County
Florida’s Forgotten Coast will once again play host to a group of musicians and songwriters direct from the streets of
Nashville. Festival performances will consist of approximately 15-20 musicians
8th ANNUAL APALACHICOLA BAY CHAMBER GOLF TOURNAMENT, October 12, St. James Golf Course
FORGOTTEN COAST BLACK BEAR FESTIVAL, Oct. 15, Sands Park, Carrabelle
BOW WOW BASH, Oct. 23, St. Joe Beach
Pet lovers are welcome to this benefit for the St. Joseph Humane Society featuring a 5K run & pet competitions
FLORIDA SEAFOOD FESTIVAL, November 4 & 5
The Florida Seafood Festival is a two day celebration of great fresh quality seafood that annually drawing thousands of visitors to the historic town of Apalachicola in scenic Franklin County .The Festival is held at the mouth of the Apalachicola river under the shady oaks of Apalachicola's Battery Park. The festival features delicious seafood, arts and crafts exhibits, seafood related events, musical entertainment. Some of the notable events include Oyster Eating and Oyster Shucking contest, Blue Crab Races, Cooking Contest , a downtown Parade, 5k Redfish Run and The Blessing of the Fleet.
Apalachicola is part of The Forgotten Coast in Florida and it is truly a unique area. I've lived here all my life and the people in this town are wonderful, and I am pleased to have this cottage available for share my community with renters. There are numerous opportunities for water activities on Apalachicola Bay, the historic district is delightful and there are wonderful shops and restaurants.