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Welcome to the Turtle Townhouse/On Pond/20 steps to Pool/Pet-Friendly/WIFI

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Full Baths, on fish pond, close to pool & tennis courts, sleeps 6

Our townhouse is located on Cape San Blas, with the Gulf of Mexico on one side and St. Joseph's Bay on the other. Located in Barrier Dunes, a gated community with private beach access. Our two bedroom townhouse is well-appointed and very clean.

Walk 2 minutes to the beach which was rated #1 beach in the nation by Dr. Stephen Leatherman (aka Dr. Beach). White sand, emerald green water, dolphins playing near shore, make this pristine beach, 18 miles long, a wonderful stretch of paradise where you can walk to their heart's content. Many times you will be the only one on the beach.

Families will not only enjoy the warm sand and water, but also the two pools, stocked fishing ponds and the lighted tennis courts in Barrier Dunes. Golfers will find the St. Joseph's Bay Country Club course (just a 15 minute drive away) challenging and scenic.

Barrier Dunes is located at the gate of the St. Joseph's Bay State Park which offers beautiful hiking trails along the bay, magnificent dunes, and outstanding bird watching. St. Joseph's Bay offers a wealth of activities including boating, kayaking, snorkeling, fishing and some of the best scalloping in the gulf.

This townhouse has three balconies, two with views of the pond and its many turtles. The decks have outside seating, a patio table with umbrella, a gas grill, and great morning sun.

The master bedroom has a king-size bed, the guest bedroom has a queen bed, and there is a fold-out queen sleeper sofa. It comfortably sleeps six. The fully-stocked kitchen has many amenities including an ice maker, microwave, dishwasher, and all small appliances.

The master bedroom has a full bath with two sinks, garden tub and large separate shower. It has a large walk-in closet.

The guest bedroom has a full bath with tub/shower combination.

The living room and bedrooms have HD-TVs with cable. DVD player is available in living room. WIFI is available.

There are beach chairs, kick-boards, some sand buckets & toys available for use in the storage room off the carport. There is an outdoor shower with hot & cold running water. It's great for cleaning sand off or washing your dog. We have two new adult bicycles (one male, one female) available for use by renters.

There are numerous turtles in the pond behind the townhouse, thus the name Turtle Townhouse. The turtles will come to see you if you come out on the deck, and they like to eat bread crumbs, if you want to feed them.

Cape San Blas is a special place. It is relaxing and you will be glad that you found this place.

More Details

Property Manager
Barbara Moskol
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Barbara Moskol

We are retired couple from Maine(Tom is a Black Bear) & Wisconsin (Barbara is a Badger). We've lived overseas in Bangladesh & China, in our former careers.

Barbara Moskol purchased this townhome in 2015

Why Barbara Moskol chose Florida Panhandle

We came to Barrier Dunes because of our hound-dog Penelope. We love that Cape San Blas is dog-friendly, and that dog-owners are responsible about keeping the beach clean. The relaxed pace here is to our liking, as it is not too crowded, has little traffic, and is not built-up. We love all the different birds.

What makes this townhome unique

We love the morning light on our deck. We loved seeing 17 turtles coming to say hello from the pond, and watch us, like we were watching them. Hearing cardinals and watching them fly back & forth, along with many other beautiful birds, is a special experience. The beautiful sunsets on the Gulf make us treasure the natural beauty here.

Amenities

Port St. Joe Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
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
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Garden tub, twin sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Sink
  • Full guest bathroom, Full Master Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
Birmingham, AL
5

Great Location and Kid Friendly

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. We love Cape San Blas and visit on a yearly basis. This was a great rental and had everything that we needed. The pool is very close and the beach is not too far away with a short walk. The kids enjoyed the unit, pool, beach and, most of all, feeding the turtle's out back and using the outdoor shower. We would consider renting this place again.

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  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Turtle Townhouse! We hope you return again! We love feeding the turtles too!
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5

Aside from the storm, simply awesome.

  • 5 of 5

We really liked it. Owners made it as much like home as possible. Wonderful place.

Hope to return.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Clean, private, comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed staying here. Everything was close by swimming pool, tennis court and beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the Turtle Townhouse! We hope you visit again!
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4

Nice & Relaxing stay on Cap San Blas

  • 4 of 5

Clean & comfortable

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying at the Turtle Townhouse. We hope you return!
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5

Very clean and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

The townhouse was was very clean and comfortable! The master bedroom bed was the most comfortable one we have ever had in all the places we have rented! I also appreciated that some spices etc were there for guest to use! Barrier Dunes is a very pet friendly complex and it's nice and clean! We absolutely loved the beach, it was clean and the water is gorgeous.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying at the Turtle Townhouse! We are glad you enjoyed Cape San Blas!
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Snellville, Georgia
5

Relaxing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This home was an excellent choice to just get away and relax. The home was well furnished and close to a pool and a short walk to the beautiful beach. This is a dog lovers paradise. On any walk, day or evening, you will meet all sorts of four legged friends and their owners. The home was clean and well stocked and my grandchildren loved feeding the turtles in the pond behind the home. If you are looking for a place close to the action this is not it but if you want to relax and just enjoy the beach you have to stay here.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us! We are glad you enjoyed the Turtle Townhouse! Please visit again!
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Rates & Availability

Port St. Joe Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
Fall 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $110 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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