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One Particular Harbor - St George Island - Beachfront

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,200 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 – 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 2017. 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

More Details

Jim & Susan McClendon
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2018

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 Gulf Beaches

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. We''be just had a cancellation for the last week in July which is a premier vacation week. Also, lots of new improvements this year.

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:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
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 ...
  • Garage
  • 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.


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One Particular Harbor - St George Island - Beachfront
average rating of 4.888889 based on 29 reviews

Wonderful beach house!

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a week there, what a wonderful beach house! Being a Jimmy Buffett fan I loved the name and decor inside. Numerous original paintings by the owners and others adorned the walls. The house is spacious and comfortable. Lots of seating room and the huge granite bar allowed the whole family to sit together when eating. The table was big also. The porch facing the ocean runs the length of the house and was perfect for early morning coffee and late night beverages. I had a few questions while there and the owner answered them promptly via email. No need to take towels, sheets, or pots and pans. Everything you need is there. Wife and I have been renting beach houses or condos for almost 30 years and this was the best carefree rental ever. Everything worked and it was so pleasant! Lastly all the shops and restaurants are within walking distance.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We look forward to having usual back again. JIm & Susan
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  • 5 of 5

The house was very comfortable and very well organized with little signs on how to work the tv, the Bluetooth stereo, etc. We enjoyed watching the Dolphins swim by every morning and afternoon.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for choosing One ParticularvHarbor. We hope you will return soon. Susan & Jim
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V nice

  • 4 of 5

V nice

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you liked it.
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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: September 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: July 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: April 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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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

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Security $500
Pet Fee $125
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