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Gorgeous Gulf View, Pet Friendly Townhouse in Barrier Dunes

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Are you in search of a beautiful place to rest, relax, and get away from it all? Do you enjoy white sand beaches, clear emerald waters and a star filled night sky? How about an uncrowded stretch of beautiful beach from which to watch the sun sink below the horizon? The Forgotten Coast offers all of the beauty of Florida without the tourist mayhem. This beautiful gulf view townhouse in the exclusive gated community of Barrier Dunes on Cape San Blas is the perfect getaway.

Our townhouse comfortably sleeps 6 and offers two bedrooms, one king, one queen and a fold out queen sofa sleeper. The kitchen has just been outfitted with all new appliances and is fully stocked and ready for use with all the amenities you'll need for your stay including microwave, dishwasher, ice maker, coffee maker, blender, hand mixer, and more. There is a full size washer and dryer in the laundry room. Vaulted ceilings compliment the large master bedroom which has a deck offering gulf views as well as, a walk-in closet, cable TV with dvd player and a private bath offering double sinks, a shower with a separete garden tub. The second bedroom also offers a deck with gulf views as well as a comfortable queen size bed and cable TV with dvd player. The main living area has a 40' HD plasma TV with dvd player. A large deck off of the main living area features a gas grill and table and chairs.

Barrier Dunes is a family friendly community which offers not only private beach access, but also two beautiful pools, stocked fishing ponds and lighted tennis courts. Barrier Dunes is located next to the entrance of St. Joseph's Bay State Park, a coastal barrier peninsula that has been voted one of the best beaches in the US. Here you can enjoy bird watching (over 240 species sighted in the park), fishing, hiking, cycling, as well as canoeing, kayaking, and snorkeling. If you enjoy golf, the nearby St. Joseph's Bay Country Club course is only a 15 minute drive away.

Keywords: Pet Friendly, Gulf View, Plasma, King, Barrier Dunes, Cape San Blas

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About The Owner

Our family of 5 lives to travel and we all love the beach. We really enjoy all of the amenities that Barrier Dunes has to offer.

The Owner purchased this townhome in 2011

Why The Owner chose Florida Panhandle

Cape San Blas is a wonderful vacation destination that is not touristy. There are miles of beautiful white beaches and none of the crowds and highrises that you find in Destin, Panama City Beach or Gulf Shores. It is a great place to get away and truly relax.

What makes this townhome unique

Our townhouse is one of the newest in Barrier Dunes and is just steps away from the gulf front pool and beach. It is newly remodeled and has all new appliances and furnishings. We have a 40 inch plasma TV as well as TV's and DVD players in both bedrooms.

Amenities

Port St. Joe Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) King Bed in Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Queen Bed in Front Bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Sofa Sleeper in Family Room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

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Gorgeous Gulf View, Pet Friendly Townhouse in Barrier Dunes
average rating of 4.64 based on 25 reviews
5

Loving staying in barrier dunes

  • 5 of 5

Second year staying here and we love it.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Week on the Beach

  • 4 of 5

We stayed a week at this condo in Barrier Dunes at Cape San Blas, FL. We highly enjoyed it and would love to stay here again! The condo was a good size for 2 couples - my wife and I and our 1-year old took the master suite, and my in-laws had the guest bedroom. The master suite was large and comfortable, and the guest bedroom was smaller but perfect for the in-laws. The unit was well furnished, the kitchen had everything we needed and the furniture was comfy. One piece of advice for those with small children: bring baby-gates for the stairs (at least 2 of them to baby-proof both stairwells). The cable tv was nice but the internet had good and bad days. We bought groceries at the grocery store in Port St. Joe and we cooked nearly every meal in the condo – it saved $ but we mainly did it for convenience, as we didn’t want to leave the beach. We wished the deck(s) had more than 2 chairs, and the deck table was damaged. The complex was gated and nicely landscaped, busy but not crowded. The 2 pools on the property were good sized and provided a nice break from the beach. This unit was not beachfront, but basically the next row over from beachfront. It was a very short walk to the beach and to the main pool and clubhouse. The beach was beautiful, one of the nicest I’ve seen - white sand, clear water (depending on the weather), and sea shells everywhere. At night, people build campfires on the beach and sit around the fire talking and roasting marshmallows. Beach-s’mores were awesome! The beach was not too crowded, even in July. We always had our own space and were able to spread out. We rented beach chairs and umbrellas and had them delivered to the condo. I would recommend bringing a wagon to tote your gear back and forth. As far as things to do, Cape San Blas is basically one long beach with a couple convenient stores, restaurants, and ice cream stands, and that’s about it. The nearest town, Port St. Joe, is very quaint and has a few good restaurants. This area is nothing like the hustle and bustle of Panama City, Destin, etc. and that was PERFECT for us. They call this area the “Forgotten Coast” and it was easy-going, and that’s just what we wanted. We journeyed out twice – once to Port St. Joe, and once to nearby Apalachicola. Those outings were fun, but the main attraction here was definitely the beautiful beach. We loved it and can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family and Friends at the Cape!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time and thoroughly enjoyed our time at Cape San Blas. Steve was amazing to work with and has a beautiful condo, the decor is gorgeous. It is well stocked with just about anything and everything you could think of. The location to the pool and beach were perfect... just a hop away. A highlight in the morning was watching the turtles in the pond. I would highly recommend this condo and would give it higher marks if possible. We'll be back...

Thanks Steve for a great week!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Affordable and beautiful beach getaway!

  • 4 of 5

Overall we were very pleased with our stay and accommodations. The owner was very easy to deal with and quickly responded to any questions or issues we had. I would suggest possibly replacing some of the kitchen items. The pots and pans where rusty. Also the outdoor furniture was rusty and had some sharp edges which could be a hazard. The unit itself was in good condition. We loved the proximity to the beach and the townhouse complex was well maintained. We would definitely recommend this rental to friends and family!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Week!

  • 5 of 5

Husband & I (and our lab) spent a wonderful, relaxing week, planned very last minute. The owner was wonderful to work with and made the planning as simple as possible. We booked and left 7 hours later. We have been adamant "beach front only" vacationers for over 20 years, but truly did not miss overlooking the ocean at all! Seriously! The pool was about 30 seconds away and the beautiful, extremely soft, sandy beach less than a minutes walk. The gulf/ocean never fails to disappoint, but the sunsets and star-gazing was INCREDIBLE! The townhouse had everything we needed to cook every meal, it was great to have a washer/dryer included and the price was great! SIDE NOTE (IMHO): If you are arriving after dark or later in the evening, get your groceries before you get to the Condo. There's a great Piggly Wiggly in town. We had to run back out, although a kind neighbor offered to share some coffee :). We had to have bacon!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great holiday

  • 5 of 5

Loved how close to the beach, pool, tennis courts and ponds we were located. Grandkids came for part of our stay and we kept them very busy at the park, beach and ponds (they loved the turtles, geckos and fish). Wish the pools were a little warmer!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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