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Close To Beach, Private Pool, Pet Friendly, Affordable! FREE pool heat in April

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,852 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms / Sleeps 11-12 / Close To Beach / Affordable


Beautifully landscaped with large private pool. Charming pine floors in every room. Picturesque bay views from the upper floors. 30-ft ceilings and a fire place in the living room area. A large wrap-around deck on the second floor. New flat screen HD TV sets in living room and bedrooms with Dish Network. Free WiFi. New king pillow top mattress in master suite with designer den/reading area. Natural lighting from three floors of bay windows. New porch furniture on both sides of spacious deck. A smoke-free, pet-friendly environment with harmonious Florida landscaping and your own private pool with fabulous deck and waterfall! POOL CAN NOW BE HEATED FOR A FEE!

The house is located on St. George Island just off the Forgotten Coast in the heart of the Florida Panhandle. One can walk or bike on sandy roads to the bay and the beach in just a few minutes. Excellent fishing from quiet shores make for a relaxing environment to create wonderful vacation memories! Pet friendly beaches accommodate every member of your family. Great seafood and shopping can be found on the island and in close by historic Apalachicola!

2016 Updates - New refrigerator, dishwasher & washer and dryer! Complete kitchen remodel planned for December. ALSO, THE YARD IS NOW PROFESSIONALLY TREATED

ON A REGULAR BASIS FOR MOSQUITOES for your comfort and safety!

Buddys Bungalow has a fresh new coat of exterier paint! New outside landscaping and a new on-demand water heater. Also, pool can now be heated for a fee!

***Please respect our limit of 12 people. If you request a booking, please give us the correct number of guests in your group!

More Details

Pam & Tim
Member since: 2013
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 a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Pam & Tim

We live & work in North Georgia. We have a small hobby farm with many wonderful animals that we call family. Many years ago we discovered SGI where we could vacation with our Great Danes! Our dream has been to own a house on the island where we can vacation and share our home with other wonderful people!

Pam & Tim purchased this bungalow in 2013


Gulf Beaches Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3852 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Full bathrooms on every floor.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Master suite on top floor with new king pillow top mattress, new flat screen TV and designer den/reading area. Master bath has a unique walk-in roomy glass and tile shower, double sinks and a marvelous antique claw-foot bathtub! Queen and Double bedrooms have attached bathroom with shower and full size bathtub. There is also a separate area with a daybed perfect for children!
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Turn day is Saturday. Check-in time 4PM, Check out time 10AM. If checking out late, you will be charged an additional fee. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU GIVE US AN ACCURATE GUEST COUNT so we can plan according for things like towels!


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Close To Beach, Private Pool, Pet Friendly, Affordable! FREE pool heat in April
average rating of 4.74 based on 50 reviews

Wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay here. It was so nice having a few of the necessities already there. New kitchen was nice and there was plenty of room to hangout. The golf cart was perfect for going to the beach or grocery. The deck and the pool were a wonderful place to soak in the Florida sunshine. Owners were very responsive if we had a question. Thank you so much - we hope to come back!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Place is Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best family time for Thanksgiving EVER! The house is Gorgeous & had plenty of room! We didn't even mind all the stairs cause it kept us in shape! Loved the heated pool & how conveniently located the house is! We had a Wonderful time here! There was a few little things that could be fixed but I'd still stay here again & highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful week away.

  • 5 of 5

Our second time staying at Buddy's, and it did not disappoint. The kitchen remodel is great, new gas stove, farm sink, cabinets, and counter tops. This time we packed lighter and washed clothes mid week. Picked up fresh seafood and prepared it. Grabbed fresh made donuts from Weber's. Watched the sunrise on the gulf and the sunset on the bay. Perfect time on the island.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying at Buddy's. You are always welcome at Buddy's!!!! Pam & Tim
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Perfect beach vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was everything we had hoped it would be. It was spacious and the accommodations easily housed our family for the week. We had a problem with the pool and when we notified the owner, the problem was resolved the same day. Be prepared for LOTS of stairs! We got a workout, especially since my husband I took the master suite on the top level. But it was worth it. We enjoyed every minute of our stay. Definitely would consider staying there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

Great room layout. Loved the sofa and small table in the kitchen. There are a lot of stairs. Had fenced in area for the dogs. A little far from the beach, but we did have use of the golf cart. Overall it was perfect for my husband, me, our daughter and son-in-law and our three granddaughters and two dogs. Very relaxing setting.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Kitchen and Pool.

  • 5 of 5

I have been coming to SGI for more than 10 years and we loved this house! The pool and porch and kitchen we really nice. I usually prefer beach front, but the use of the golf cart was super nice and was very convenient to use to go to the beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Harry A's
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
St James Bay Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Blue Parrot
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
St George island Beaches
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Cleaning fee $195
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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