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Best of Both Worlds! Gulf Beach Front with Boat Dock

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cozy, Comfortable 4 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath Home Away From Home

1038 Fort Pickens Road, Casa de Grace is both a beach and boat lovers dream vacation location.

Casa de Grace has beautiful white sand beaches and emerald green waters. Open living area with all the comforts of home, granite kitchen, great for entertaining, great for family gatherings. Third story has 2 bedrooms both with balcony access where you can enjoy beautiful sunrise and sunset views. Master bedroom has a relaxing sitting area over looking the gulf. Boat dock and fishing in the rear with beautiful patio. Bring your boat, jet ski, or kayak, as Lafitte Cove has direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. Only steps away from Peg Leg Pete's restaurant, a favorite of locals with live music every night. Only 8 miles by bike or car to one of our country's most interesting forts where Geronimo was imprisoned. Many restaurants and activities within 1+miles to board walk. Water views from all floors and all rooms.


Owner
Sue Jones
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 15, 2017

About Sue Jones

We are excited about being able to share our new home with you. We think it is a very special place and we hope you will think so as well. Our goal is to do everything we can to help you make your vacation pleasant. Therefore our rules are: ENJOY, RELAX and have a wonderful time creating lots of special memories.

A few facts about us:

- We live in Kingston, Tennessee,

- We have 4 kids and 12 grandkids,

- We are both retired engineers

- Sue's a Gator, Bob's a Hokie, and both Vols.

- We love Pensacola Beach (and of course TN)

Please give us a chance to share our great place with you.

Sue Jones purchased this house in 2017

Why Sue Jones chose Pensacola Beach

We have spent time at beaches across the world, and Pensacola Beach is one of the prettiest. In addition, we also have private boat dockage at the edge of our back patio. The people in Pensacola are wonderful and good friends are easy to find. The beach in front of the house is not as crowded as some, but the restaurants, bars, and other tourist amenities are very close.

What makes this house unique

Casa de Grace has both boat dockage and beach front access. In addition, it is just a few steps from one of the best restaurants on Pensacola Beach, Peg Leg Pete's Oyster Bar. Walk down town, bike or rollerblade on the sidewalk out front. Watch the beautiful sunrises and sunsets from balconies on all sides. In the master bedroom you wake up each morning to a beautiful sunrise and evening's enjoy the sunsets over the water from the back deck.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house was fantastic, We absolutely loved the house and the location was more convenient on your side as opposed to the other side. That's for sharing your house with us
Jul 2014
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Amenities

Lafitte Cove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , private off 3rd floor queen room with balcony
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , private off trundle room
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bath
  • all private off bedrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master with private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 3rd floor with balcony and private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Day bed with trundle and private bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , bonus room with efficiency kitchen and 1/2 bath
  • All have private baths. Please note the maximum number of guests is 8.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
This property is on an unbelievable location, family type homes, boat dockage, beach front views and access, water views from all rooms, lots of decks and outdoor space. A super place to visit, kick back, relax and enjoy.....

Reviews

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Best of Both Worlds! Gulf Beach Front with Boat Dock
average rating of 4.571429 based on 21 reviews
5

Gulf Coast Divers Dream Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Pictures and descriptions do not do this beautiful home justice. They have the whole package. Canal side comfort for your boat and barbecuing on the patio with views of the sound are on the north side of the property. Comfortable table and chairs on decks with unobstructed viewing of the Gulf of Mexico are on the south side. The canal neighborhood is quiet and friendly. You feel like you've moved your own home to the emerald coast. Squeaky clean and comfortable on the inside the layout has a wonderful kitchen, dining area and sofa's galore. The private bedrooms/baths are 5 star hotel clean and just right. Everywhere you turn the owners have made a sincere effort to add little comforts to your stay. Best of all the whole experience was effortless. Sue and Bob were wonderful owners to work with.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased your stay exceeded expectations. That is our goal for each of our guest. We recently purchased this new home and are excited about sharing our new found gem with others. We have worked hard to make it a fun, comfortable and relaxing beach vacation house. Please plan on coming back soon.
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Our wedding 6/26/17

  • 5 of 5

I honestly don't have the words to express our experience at this perfect house! We rented the house back in October for our June wedding. We based our decision on the pictures of the property as well as the location, since we were getting married on the beach we wanted something that our guest could walk back over to for our small reception.... The house and location were PERFECT! Our reception was outside on the back patio with the bay and palm trees as the background.

This house accommodated our family but was centrally located for everyone of our out of town guest to stay close by. We were all within walking distance to the beach, Peg Leg Pete's and each other.

We had 7 in our family and the accommodations were awesome! The views from each of the balconies were breath taking..... it was so nice and relaxing to sit out on the patio with a cup of coffee or a beverage and feel the cool breeze and the ocean air.

I can't say enough about this beautiful home!

We hope to make it a tradition for our family to get together in the future!

Thanks Bob and Sue!

Love,

Jamie and Jim Self

and our 7 adult kiddos! :)

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were extremely honored that Jamie and Jim choose our home as their wedding destination! They shared their wedding pictures with us and it was a beautiful beach wedding and Jamie was a gorgeous bride. The reception in the downstairs recreation room appeared to be lovely with lots of fun memories. Thank you so much for choosing our home for your wedding!
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5

This is a perfect house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our grown children. Everyone loved the views - beautiful back and front. The kitchen is so well equipped, there was even a food processor. The hand held shower out front and outdoor shower were so appreciated. I loved being able to wash clothes every day.

The location could not be better! Beautiful beach within steps, private boardwalk out back on Lafitte Cove that went all the way to Peg Leg Pete's and just beyond, a convenience store, and even a trolley stop right out front on Ft. Pickens made this house one we will return to again. Thank you for a perfect week!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and your week was "perfect".
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5

Excellent property...Ease of check in/out was the best

  • 5 of 5

My family rented the "Best of Both Worlds" property for the week of July 4th. First the ease of checking in/out was the best experience we've ever had. Before our trip, Lorene sent us an email walking through arrival and departure information, along with detail descriptions of things to do while there. There is also a notebook on the counter that has all of these things and more. The home was beyond my expectations. Especially the kitchen. I usually pack larger pots and kitchen utensils I will need and when we arrived I told my husband to leave that box in the car. There wasn't anything I needed that wasn't supplied. The beds are comfortable and the house is decorated beautifully. There was a feeling of openness throughout and access to the beach and the sound. We had our jet skies and were able to pull right up to the dock area in the back of the home. Overall, the property description was accurate, however, it was better than described. The grounds and house are very well maintained and beautiful. I highly recommend staying here. While you're there, make sure you take a trip to Joe Patti's Seafood Market, eat at Peg Leg's (which you can easily walk to), and take the trolley to at Flounders, Sidelines, and Margherittaville's Landshark

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jan for the wonderful heart warming response You also were an excellent tenant. The cleaning crew were very pleased the way you left the house My correspondence back an forth with you has been rewarding and friendly I feel like I know you I always hope tenants will care for our home like we do and feel that you certainly did. Do come again Lorene
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4

Beautiful Accomodations!

  • 4 of 5

We truly enjoyed staying at this beach house and it was the best of both worlds! Easy beach access and nice to have boat dock in back yard! Owners are thorough with instructions for the home and information about Pensacola Beach....we come here every year and learned some new things about our favorite area! Thanks for a great place to have our annual family vacation! We will come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

Cant say enough good about our stay. House was immaculate. Location couldnt be beat, being on both gulf and sound sides. Stayed with extended (3 generation families) and everyone had a great time. Owner went out of their way to make things comfortable and helped with whatever questions we had. Kids had a blast with the trolley, and of course the beaches.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
pensacola international airport
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Tiger Point
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
100 yards
Car: not necessary

Pensacola Beach is famous for its beautiful White Sand Beaches, plus all the activities available. If you can't find what you like to do on Pensacola Beach, its not available. Rent 'funny cars', explore. 'go Cart' rentals.. .Sky sailing and much, much more

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Rates & Availability

Lafitte Cove House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,550
 
 
Late Summer/Fall
Aug 12 2017 - Oct 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
$400
$2,300
 
 
Late Fall/Winter
Oct 29 2017 - Mar 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
 
Early Summer
May 6 2018 - Jun 8 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
Summer
Jun 9 2018 - Aug 10 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,550
 
 
Blue Angels Week 7/14 Checkout
Jul 7 2018 - Jul 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
Flat fee
 
 
Late Summer/Fall
Aug 11 2018 - Oct 26 2018
4 night minimum stay
$400
$2,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping/Linen Supp $250 + Tax
Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 11.5%

Renters must be 25 yrs. of age or older

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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