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GULF FRONT JEWEL, Sleeps 2-6, *WIFI*, The perfect getaway for couples or family.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Gulf front, Steps From The Water, 2BR/2Ba, *Wifi, sleeps 2-6, 1 King, 1 Queen


We have your front row seat for enjoying the dolphins playing in the surf in the morning and spectacular sunsets at the end of the day. The water's edge is so close you can sit on your deck relaxing while watching your kids playing on the shore. Unobstructed water views from every room.

Situated on the top floor of a quadraplex, this condo has two large open living areas with a fireplace, a new reclining sectional, a sleeper sofa, two comfy recliners, New Samsung 46" Smart TV, Vaulted ceilings soar to 25 feet and add to the drama of this oceanfront location. Eight windows in the living/dining area allow for maximum views. Dining room seats 6, fully equipped kitchen features all new stainless steel appliances, cookware, dishes, as well as breakfast bar seating for 4. Laundry room for your convenience. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, new 32" Flat screen TV & private bath with walk-in shower. The second bedroom has a new Queen bed, new flat screen TV, with a full bath across the hall. CABLE INTERNET, WIFI & Unlimited Long Distance are included.

More Info:: This unit sleeps six persons comfortably (one King, one Queen, one Queen sleeper sofa). Sunday arrivals for weekly rentals please, due to lack of available quality cleaners for Saturday arrivals.

Cape San Blas has been voted #1 beach in all of America featuring white sand beaches, dolphins playing daily in the ocean, loggerhead turtles and awesome St. Joseph's State Park.

This is definitely Old Florida: Beach bonfires, no crowds, just beautiful sand, clear water, an uncrowded beach and complete relaxation.

Cape San Blas Vacation Rental

More Details

Ronald Berges
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Ronald Berges

Dr Ronald Berges is a native of Ovid, Colorado, but has lived and practiced medicine in Ottumwa, Iowa for 26 years. He is Medical Director of Behavioral Health Services at Mahaska Health Partnership.

Ronald Berges purchased this condo in 2015

Why Ronald Berges chose Port St. Joe

A good friend from college introduced me to the Cape San Blas area. He owns the unit below this one. This property was attractive due to the proximity to the Gulf, the privacy, and the openness of the unit. It is perfect as a family getaway, couples retreat, and romantic hideaway. This unit was purchased from previous owner Gerald Allen and his daughter Roxanne, who has guided me in the transition to rental property owner.

What makes this condo unique

Even when the Cape is at the height of the busy summer season, it is "slow and relaxed". It's a very peaceful stretch of unspoiled, "Old Florida" sand. There are few places like this left to enjoy.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Roxanne, this was truly a lovely place to spend two weeks. Each place we've stayed over the years has had its own special charm, but yours was the most comfortable inside and the most beautiful outside. Your interior colors and furniture are so refreshing, and the cathedral ceiling and the high windows give so much light! It's been grand sitting on the deck and reading, watching the changing moods of the Gulf water, shelling, watching the dolphins that came almost every morning, watching the sun set. We wish you and your father well in renting it and for opportunities to spend quiet time here yourselves.
May 2008
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Port St. Joe Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Always enter from the front (beach) side of the house. The rear exit is for emergency only.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bath with walk-in shower for easy access.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , w/Master Bath, Walk-in shower, new 32" Flat screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Features new queen bed, new 19" flat screen TV and Hall bath
    Other - 1 king , 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Our beach home is perfect for couples and small families. If you're traveling with extended family and need more space, let me know and I'll put you in touch with our neighbor who shares the top floor of the building with us...... what could be better: 5 bedrooms , 4 baths and 2 kitchens!!! This will be the vacation destination that you will want to return to over and over, as many of our renters return year after year. Weekly rentals starting on weekends are Sunday to Sunday.


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GULF FRONT JEWEL, Sleeps 2-6, *WIFI*, The perfect getaway for couples or family.
average rating of 4.9242425 based on 81 reviews
Helena, Alabama

We really appreciate our time at the Cape. It is such a special place. Thank you for sharing it.

  • 5 of 5

We found everything that we needed to have a wonderful trip. We would love to go back anytime. There was ample space for all 5 of us, and all the comforts of home. One special reminder for those traveling with anyone that needs help with stairs. Practically all properties on the beach will require going up and down stairs as does this property. That concern aside, don’t hesitate to rent this property. It has beautiful views, and it is right on the beach.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location on the beach! Great views!

  • 4 of 5

The home was comfortable, well equipped and spacious. Great WiFi which I needed for work.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location! Spacious and inviting! Weather was soooo cold, but had fun shopping and exploring

  • 5 of 5

Would have loved to been able to have fire in fireplace since it was in the 30’s, but we kept warm!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good time. We always try to order good weather for our guests, but Mother Nature sometimes doesn't co-operate. We've found the fireplace, while an attractive piece, to be a liability for the house and therefore, it's only decorative.
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Terrific location and view! Very comfortable place.

  • 4 of 5

Our stay was early December which made for NO crowds - which was really nice. Super chill and laid back. Services on the cape (restaurants, grocery stores) are limited but both Port St. Joe and Apalachicola are within easy drives (again, no people/traffic at this time of year) and each has its unique appeal. The beach is as you would expect from the Florida panhandle - powdery white sand and clear, aqua water. Antigua Sunset was quite comfortable and with a commanding view of the Gulf and the sunsets. We definitely plan to return to Cape San Blas.

P.S. - The condo could use a number of new light bulbs. Many of the lamps and fixtures had dead bulbs - or no bulbs at all.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Regarding the light bulbs, unfortunately, our cleaning crew neglected to put them out (we keep a stock of bulbs in the maid's closet). They have been put on notice. Glad you enjoyed your time here.
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Toes in the sand

  • 5 of 5

Condo is nice, spacious and relaxing, only being steps away from the sand and surf. Awesome sunsets, and great dolphin watching. The owner responds promptly with any questions and is very easy to work with. In walking distance of the trading post which includes the Eddy's ice cream shack that our kids visited quite often.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice dog friendly property with a beautiful view of the gulf.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful last minute vacation at Antigua Sunset on Cape San Blas. Everything was very comfortable and the property was well equipped. The only problem that we encountered was that when we arrived it had not been cleaned since the last visitors. It was a mix-up with the cleaning company and was taken care of immediately. Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cape San Blas has been voted #1 beach in all of America featuring

white sand beaches, dolphins playing daily in the ocean, loggerhead

turtles and awesome St. Joesph's State Park.

This is definitely Old Florida: no crowds, just beautiful sand, clear

water, an uncrowded beach and complete relaxation.

On site or nearby: Horseback riding, biking, boating, wildlife, shelling, shopping, swimming, awesome fishing, diving, snorkeling, sailing, hiking, camping, kayaking, restaurants, theater, waterskiing, ATV on beach, surfing, Dolphins everywhere!

Or enjoy a day trip:


One of the world's largest and deepest fresh water springs highlights

the 2,860-acre Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park. The bowl of

the spring covers approximately three acres. The water temperature

remains a relatively constant 70 degrees year-round. Glass bottomed boat tours are available.

Other Activities: nature watching, hiking, walking, shelling, RELAXING!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $40
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rate includes all bed/bath linen service and cleaning upon departure

Deposit at time of reservation: $500; remaining balance is due 30 days before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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