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One Particular Harbor - St George Island - Beachfront

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

One Particular Harbor is a “Magic kind of Medicine” The moment you enter, the view will take your breath away. The spacious Great Room features an entire wall of windows to the Gulf and a large Covered Deck – A Great Place to Relax and watch the world go by. Jimmy Buffet must have been thinking of this very spot when he wrote this song. The dolphins and shrimp boats will keep you glued to your seat. This is a very relaxing, casual beach home, decorated with the intent to be “magic medicine” for stress relief and memory making. The landscaping was designed for maximum privacy which is hard to find. There’s a fireplace for cool nights, a 46” Flat Screen TV/DVD/VCR, Stereo with ipad or smart phone hookup & lots of beach music), books, CD’s – all to get you in the mood for rest, relaxation and fun. The kitchen features multiple seating at the “L” shaped, granite bar or large Dining Table. We’re fully stocked with Dinnerware, Pots & Pans, Utensils and appliances for cooking up some of our fabulous, fresh, local seafood. Lots & lots of original art work all around.

The Master Suite offers King size Bed, 3 sided Mirrored Granite Vanity and the Best View you’ll ever wake up to. The 2nd Bedroom sports a King size Bed, TV/DVD and a view of the Beach. The 3rd Bedroom has cable/internet connection, flat screen TV & twin beds. Kids of all ages love the 4th, Downstairs Bedroom/Bath featuring a flat scrren TV, small fridge, microwave & coffee pot. We call it “Jimmy’s Hideaway” No interior stairway. There’s a Fish Cleaning Table with sink & running water, that’s really handy after you catch a few Pompano or Red Fish, & a Hot/Cold Outdoor Shower that’s convenient & fun after a day on the Beach for you or Fido, and a Boardwalk to the Beach with Arched Bridgeway over our beautiful dune. There’s paved, covered parking, a picnic table and, Best of all, it’s all just a short walk to everything the Island has to offer.

If you get enough relaxing (Did I say that?), the State Park over the last 7 miles of the Island to the East offers unspoiled, natural beaches, NOBODY around, nature trails, wildlife galore & great shelling and was among Dr. Beach's Top 10 again in 2016. There’s a paved Bike Path from the State Park for 24 miles, wonderful restaurants featuring fresh local seafood that’s worth the trip, shopping, and, of course, you’ve got to climb the Lighthouse and go through the Museum & Gift Shop just a short walk on the beach from the house. There are boat ramps, kayak rentals, jet skis, sailboats, fishing, crabbing, shelling & so much more. A little further out, back on the mainland, there’s great shopping, eating, and exploring in ”old Florida” towns like Apalachicola, full of history & intrigue. Further out, St James Bay to the East & St Joe Country Club offer Golfing to the public AND don’t miss Wakulla Springs, St Marks Lighthouse and much, much more.

Our home is Pet Friendly for one small, well behaved Dog. Check with owner for exceptions. We have a strictly enforced “NO SMOKING” policy and 8 person maximum. We want you and your family to have a Great, Relaxing, Memorable Vacation, leave the home like you’d like to find it, and come back year after year for more “magic medicine”. We want to talk to you so call us at 850-927-4345.

Keywords: Beachfront Home - East Gulf Beaches

St George Island

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Jim & Susan McClendon
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2017

About Jim & Susan McClendon

Jim & I live on St George Island. We are involved in the SGLA/St George Lighthouse, Humane Society and the Library but beachcombing still comes first. We'd love to hear from you.

Jim & Susan McClendon purchased this house in 1997

Why Jim & Susan McClendon chose Florida

The natural beauty, uncrowded beaches, no high rises, laid back atmosphere and we felt the 'magic medicine' at first glance.

What makes this house unique

We love to sit on the porch and watch the world go by. What a View! Our landscaping is designed for total privacy for our guests. Lush plants and palm trees provide a break from everything but the beach & the ocean.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The Perfect Magic Kind of Medicine

JB, Chicago, IL

Review submitted: July 31, 2012 Date of arrival: July 21, 2012

One Particular Harbor was the perfect vacation beach house for me and my family. We ranged in age from 17 to 81, and everyone, including the dog, was thrilled with the house and the beach.

The house was ideal for us. The spacious great-room, large kitchen connected to eating area and living room, was perfect to ensure that no one was left out of anything happening, as well as being a great place to watch the dolphins swim by almost every day.

The 17- and 22-year-olds appreciated the wave runner rental location that was about a 1/2 mile walk down the beach, and the Blue Parrot has great grouper dishes and a fun beachside bar.

The owners clearly and accurately represented their property and were extremely easy to work with.

I recommend One Particular Harbor to anyone seeking the perfect family vacation home.

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, pet-friendly
Jul 2012
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Gulf Beaches House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 One Downstairs plus Hot & Cold Shower outdoors & sink in fish cleaning Station.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - Our home sleeps 8 without use of Jimmy's Hideaway
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper Sofa
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Downstairs BR/Bath has fridge, microwave & coffeepot. Fishcleaning Table, Hot/Cold Outdoor Shower, Picnic Table, Beach Boardwalk Not appropriate for small children.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

One Particular Harbor - St George Island - Beachfront
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 26 reviews

Very appreciative of One Particular Harbor

  • 4 of 5

Our family loved this One Particular Harbor. Some of our favorite points included:

~ON the beach, with a fabulous open view of the beach and ocean.

~Excellent COVERED porch, spanning the entire back side of the house.

~Oh-so-marvelous HOT and cold outdoor shower for our beach returns.

~DOG FRIENDLY beach and house! (Even a borrower tag to attach to our dog's collar while we were there. Wow)

~Plenty of seating around the kitchen island, table, and living room.

~Two full bathrooms.

~A kitchen well-stocked with amenities and food prep items.

~Owners Susan and Jim, who were always reachable.

~Covered parking under the house.

~Terrific artwork around the house - many of the paintings by one of the owners.

~Information available about local food, etc.

One the island we especially love:

~St. George Island State Park - beautiful!

~Vast majority of beach homes respect sea turtle nesting with low/no night lights near the beach in season.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you came and hope you'll return for more "magic medicine", Susan & Jim
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Fabulous view

  • 4 of 5

The moment we stepped into the house, we fell in love with the view. We loved having a covered porch and a great Boardwalk to the beach. The house was very welcoming and had everything we needed for our stay. Susan and Jim are so sweet and helpful. Thank you for opening your home up to us and others to enjoy.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great having you. Hope you will return for more "magic medicine". S,J
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The perfect beach front home!

  • 5 of 5

The home is perfect for those that want to be ocean front. We enjoyed watching the waves, Dolphins and sea birds from

not only the deck but also the family room. We loved being secluded yet close enough to walk to many of the island's amenities. Thanks Jim and Susan, your home is awesome!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You and we look forward to having your family back soon. Jim & Susan
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Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a fabulous week at One Particular Harbor and couldn't have asked for much more! The beautiful view, the beach just yards away, the comfortable accommodations - everything was just right. I will just say that our 86 year old granny had a really hard time accessing the upstairs tubs (no rails or non-skid surfaces) but I'm sure you'll be adding those when you remodel those bathrooms. We enjoyed fresh grouper and crab cakes from Dails, and trips in to Appalach for shop-browsing. We especially loved how undeveloped SGI is - sort of a hidden treasure! Hope to return in a couple of years :)

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the 5 stars. We work hard to make our home a fun, relaxing place to stay. We don't post it as handicap accessible but will address the non skid & rails. Susan & Jim
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A Wonderful Week of Family Memories

  • 5 of 5

One Particular Harbor was perfect for our "family getaway" felt like "home" as soon as we walked in.....the amenities were excellent and the view spectacular. The owners always responded promptly to any of our requests/concerns. I will be recommending this rental to our family & friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have fallen in love with St. George Island and love visiting for our annual family vacation! You will love One Particular Harbor! It is definitely the favorite house we have stayed in! It is pristine and decorated beautifully inside and out! It is equipped with everything you could possibly need for your stay including a well stocked kitchen. We caught tons of fish right out of the surf in front of the house! The kids enjoyed the privacy of "Jimmy's hideaway" below. The house is located close enough to town that we could ride the golf cart out to eat at B.J.'s pizza and anywhere else we needed to go. We loved it so much, we are hoping to stay two weeks next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you chose One Particular Harbor and look forward to having you back year after year. Susan & Jim
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Tallahassee, Panama City and Fort Walton
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Harry A's, Blue Parrot, Black Marlin, Paddy's
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Pt St Joe, St James Bay
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Blue Parrot, Black Marlin, Beach Pit, Harry A's,
Nearest Beach
St George Island
Car: not necessary

Cape St George Lighthouse & Museum visible from beach & front yard & only short walk away.


Rates & Availability

Gulf Beaches House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter 2016/2017
Jan 7 2017 - May 13 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer, 2017
May 14 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall, 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $125
Refundable Security $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

If you pay by credit card, 100% due 90 days prior to arrival. Call or email owner for other payment method & schedule. Cancellation Policy available when contacting owner prior to booking.
$500 Refundable Security Deposit plus $125 pet fee. Call owner for exceptions, i.e. No pet
195 cleaning fee due on Winter Monthly

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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