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A Cottage By The Sea, Ground Level w/ Private Heated Pool & Easy Beach Access!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Beautiful 3BR/3BA Cottage with Swimming Pool, Across the Street From the Beach!

What better way to spend a vacation than in A Cottage By The Sea!

Here you can enjoy Gulf views from every bedroom and easy access to the community beach boardwalk at across the street pricing.

Pulling into the driveway of your private beach home you immediately begin to picture yourself relaxing on the covered porch as your cares and worries slip away. You can still enjoy the amazing view as you unwind in the living area with a mounted flat panel TV, and large eat-in bar. The living area is flanked on either side by two Queen bedrooms, one with a private bathroom with access to the outdoors. A hall bathroom with tiled-shower stall opens to the East deck with easy access to the private pool and side balcony for a bird’s eye view of the residential area.

Upstairs is a spacious bedroom with two Queen beds overlooking the glistening Gulf waters. These guests will share a full bathroom with a separate vanity area and plenty of counter space for everyone! To further add to your convenience, a flat panel TV is available in every bedroom.

If you need a break from the waves and the sand, take a dip in your own private swimming pool. You can rinse off in the enclosed hot & cold outdoor shower and prepare the catch of the day in the fish cleaning area with sink, grilling it up on the park-style charcoal grill.

Dolphin watching, shelling, or simply walking for miles on the beautiful beaches of St. George Island, A Cottage By The Sea will help you create memories with family and friends for years to come!

And, don’t forget FIDO! We allow up to 1 dog under 30 lbs with advance permission for an additional fee.

Check out our 360 Virtual Tour by clicking the link towards the bottom of the page!

Pool heat now available! Optional heat for $300 + tax per week. Please note, the pool cannot be heated if outside air temperatures average 60 degrees or below.

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Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017


Gulf Beaches House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Ground Level Master Bathroom, access to exterior
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ground Level Hall Bathroom, access to poolside exterior
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ground Level w/ Private Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Ground Level
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Upstairs Bedroom w/ Private Bathroom
  • All bedrooms have a flat panel TV and Gulf View! Brand new mattresses for 1st level Queen bedrooms April 2016!
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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(16 traveler reviews)

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A Cottage By The Sea, Ground Level w/ Private Heated Pool & Easy Beach Access!
average rating of 4.1875 based on 16 reviews


  • 2 of 5

Location and ground level home was very nice but beds were so squeaky it was difficult to get a good nights rest.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice house with doll furniture

  • 3 of 5

The house was nice enough. The living room is quite small, and the furniture is even smaller. It felt like I was going to sit on the floor every time I sat on one of the chairs. I had a hard time getting up out of them as well. The kitchen has only the bare necessities. The floors were dirty and in need of an old fashioned sweep and mopping, which neither was to be found. We had to buy one so we could clean the floors. The bed in the right of the kitchen was a mess. The fitted sheet was to small for the matterss and everytime I rolled over, the sheet came with me, and it felt like my head was falling off in a hole. The bed linen is badly worn and stained to the point that they look dirty. At first sight, I thought they were dirty, bit further inspection revealed that they were stained and needed to be replaced. The bed was loud and made terrible noises in both downstairs bedrooms. There was only one blanket in the entire house, and when we looked at it to put it on a bed, it was covered in black hair, so we just rolled it back up and placed it back on the shelf. Then the dead bolt on the outside door at the shower would not work, and I could not get the lock to work on the gate at the pool. The yard is full of sand burrs and you can not walk outside unless you are on the sidewalk or the porch. They are everywhere. I have traveled, and stayed at numerous homes with my dogs. Some were more expensive, some less, but for the money I had to spend on this place I expected much more. Don't think I will be considering this place again unless some much needed changes are made.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Break Trip

  • 4 of 5

A Cottage by the sea was a great place for our family spring break trip. The location was perfect for us with easy beach access and close to bars and restaurants. We had 4 adults and 3 children all under the age of 7. The house was safe for the kids, and as advertised. We would stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This house is very close to the beach walkway! We asked to have the pool heated and it was so fun to have a warm pool in March! Everything was clean and nice! The beds are comfortable pillow tops. We had a great time and I recommend A Cottage By The Sea!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Felt like home. Miss it already!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay. It was nice not to have to carry groceries up stairs, as many homes on the island are off the ground. The only thing I would suggest to make it even better is new shower heads, and more water pressure would be nice. The view from the upstairs room is amazing and so lovely waking up to the warm sun light.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Highly Recommend

  • 5 of 5

Absolutey loved this property..Would love to come back again one day.We had great weather

and loved going to the pool and the beach and Jamie was a big help when we needed her

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
76 Miles
Tallahassee Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Harry A's Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Blue Parrot Oceanfront Cafe
Nearest Beach
Across the Street!
Car: necessary

A Cottage By The Sea is located within the West Gulf Beaches Area, about 1.5 miles from the Island Center and public beach parking.


Rates & Availability

Gulf Beaches House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Aug 5 2017 - Nov 6 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Nov 7 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
5 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017 & New Years
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Jan 3 2018 - Feb 23 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates subject to change until confirmed with payment.

Normal turn day requirements are Saturday arrival/departure, but off turn day bookings are considered in the slower seasons and for last minute bookings, please inquire.

Monthly rates available for December thru February. A Monthly stay consists of a 28 night consecutive stay.

Check-in 4pm, Check-out 10am. No late check-out available.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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