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Jack's Gulls... sleeps 10! water front and rear

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Port Saint Joe House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, 10 Sleeps

Located on 2 acres, on the quiet side of Cape San Blas.

Built in old Florida style in 2005 , 'Jack's Gulls' fronts the Gulf of Mexico

and Indian lagoon. 54 feet of screened porch facing the Gulf of Mexico and 40 feet of screened porch facing Indian Lagoon.

Only three steps from the driveway to the porch with three

floors of space to enjoy.

A spiral stair to the cupola provides a magnificent view that

is 40 feet above sea level. The view from the cupola is

approximately 8 miles to the horizon. Great place to watch the sunset.

Plenty of parking, private beach path, outside shower and a

fish cleaning area. Circle driveway in the back for easy boat trailer maneuvering. Weekly rentals preferred.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Pat Thompson
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016
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Why Pat Thompson chose Florida Panhandle

The property fronts the Gulf to the south and Indian Lagoon to the north. You have access to the ocean and to the lagoon.

What makes this house unique

Three bedrooms with private baths located on the first floor!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Jack's Gulls... sleeps 10! water front and rear
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews
5

Great time was had by all!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Jack's Gulls from Thursday, November 3 through Sunday, November 6, 2016. We came down to go to the Seafood Festival in Apalachicola, but the house may have been the best part of the trip. The short walk to the beach was awesome and watching the sunset from the Crow's nest in the house was breathtaking. Screened in porches front and back allow for bug free enjoyment of the phenomenal weather. The layout of the house could not be more perfect. We had three couples and everyone had their own bathroom. The spacious kitchen was awesome for food prep. We can't wait to come back! We are planning another trip this summer and we plan on bringing the boat so we can take advantage of the dock out back in the lagoon. Wonderful home! I would not hesitate recommending this house!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Property

  • 5 of 5

We had an almost perfect stay at Jack's Gulls. Vacationing with my son's family which included 2 thirteen year olds and a toddler, there were 7 of us total.

We were able to put the baby in a back bedroom with his parents across the hall. The owners found a place where we could rent a crib which worked out beautifully. The 2 teens had it made with a sitting room and bathroom to themselves upstairs. The home was just as advertised. We had needlessly worried about the home's condition after reading a review just prior to our stay.

We had no plumbing problems. The ice maker was noisy but no big deal. The house was obviously well thought out when it was built and was beautifully furnished.

The bay in back was perfect for the kayaks we rented from Dalys Dock, which I highly recommend. Fishing proved to be a disappointment. Only catfish were caught with the exception of a lone red fish found feasting on crab in the trap.

While fishing from the dock one night we did observe a rather large shark, circling and feeding for quite a while. Maybe he ate all the fish. Ha! A trip to St Vincent proved to be just as bad. We had hoped to do a little hiking there but the mosquitos were too bad to do so. We did however find some good shells. The last day was spent on a fishing charter which did produce a couple triple tail and red fish. Dinner was wonderful that night! The mosquitos seemed to have gotten worse towards the end of the week, something that couldn't be helped.

As someone who loves to cook, I found the kitchen very well equipped. The pantry was large enough to visibly store a week's worth of food. Most meals were grilled at the house but we also enjoyed local fare.

Beach was easily accessible, just a short walk across the street. Surf was too rough for the little one but the teens enjoyed the waves. Perfect though for relaxing, walking, sunning, shelling.

This is not the place to go if you want to be entertained and to party. That was the main reason we chose Indian Pass. Our time was mainly spent enjoying precious time with kids and grandkids. Especially liked sitting on the front porch late at night, feeling the ocean breeze and marveling at the star studded night sky. Ideal for letting cares of hectic lives slip away if only for a short time.

Sorry to leave.

Highly recommend for those who are seeking relaxing vacation with family or friends Hope to return someday, maybe a different time of year for better fishing and hiking.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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WORST PLACE TO RENT

  • 1 of 5

THIS IS THE WORST PLACE TO RENT IN PORT ST JOE THE OWNER WAS DOWN RIGHT RUDE AND LIED ABOUT EVERYTHING IN HIS AD . THE TOILETS OVER FLOWED AND THE ICE MACHINE WAS BROKEN AND HE REFUSED TO HAVE ANYTHING FIXED . THE BEACH IS A LONG WALK FROM THE HOUSE AND THE LAGOON IN THE BACK YOU CAN'T EVEN GET A BOAT IN THERE IT IS ONLY LIKE 6 INCHES DEEP SO IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A FAMILY FRIENDLY PLACE TO VACATION THIS IS NOT IT !!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jack’s Gulls is very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay. We strive to make every guest’s stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We address issues as they are reported. The secondary ice machine repair was scheduled the day it was reported and was repaired later in the week. Jack’s Gulls sits on 2 acres, the walk to the beach is approximately 175 feet. Golf cart rental is available. The lagoon is tide dependent.
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BEST VACATION HOUSE EVER!!

  • 5 of 5

DO NOT THINK THIS IS A SMALL HOUSE BY LOOKING AT THE OUTSIDE, VERY DECEIVING...

OUR PARTY OF TEN HAD MORE ROOM THAN ANY HOUSE WE'VE STAYED IN.

THE HOUSE HAS EVERYTHING YOU COULD ASK FOR! LARGE ROOMS WITH THEIR OWN BATHROOMS AND HUGE SHOWERS,

LARGE KITCHEN WITH 2 ICE MAKERS AND CUTTING BLOCK, 2 BIG DINING ROOM TABLES, A WALK IN PANTRY WITH TONS OF SHELVING,

SEPARATE LAUNDRY ROOM WITH SHELVES, GREAT INTERNET AND CABLE TV, A DOCK TO CATCH FISH AND CRAB,

OUTSIDE SHOWER WITH HOT WATER, ENCLOSED FISH CLEANING STATION(NO BUGS), A GRILL AND FISH COOKER,

AND A WONDERFUL AND CARING OWNER(CALLED TO CHECK ON US WHEN A TROPICAL STORM HIT THE AREA)

I ALMOST WANT TO JUST KEEP THIS HOUSE MY OWN LITTLE SECRET! BUT I HAVE TO RECOMMEND THIS PLACE TO ANYONE

STAYING AT INDIAN PASS.

THANKS, THE SMITH FAMILY.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a great house. We enjoyed our stay immensely.

  • 5 of 5

We caught crabs using the traps provided and the grandkids loved going to check them every few hours. We all had a lot of fun and we thank Mr. Thompson for sharing this retreat. We also encountered a box turtle, named it Georgie", every morning crossing the driveway to catch bugs and a raccoon at night to see if we left any snacks it could steal. This was our first time staying at Jack's Gulls, Indian Pass and Port St. Joe, they are lovely places and hope we will can return again next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome house!

  • 5 of 5

We had 2 families staying a week and we had plenty of room for all 9 of us. The kitchen is bigger than it appears online and there' is a walk in pantry that is perfect for storing a week's supply of food and drink. The kitchen is well stocked for families like us, that cook real food. Loved the screen porches! The lagoon was ok for fishing but we found better action at the beach standing about knee deep and casting out Lots of wildlife in the ocean and hardly anyone was on the beach with us. Was a perfect week of weather too! Nice set up for fish cleaning as well as rinsing off sand! This is a great place for you if your goal is to fish, tan, or just relax. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Panama City,FL (ECP) Northwest Florida Beaches Int
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Indian Pass Raw Bar
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
port St Joe Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Appalachicola and port St Joe
Nearest Beach
75 Metres
Indian pass beach
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Snorkel St Joe Bay.

* 13 Mile Seafood in Appalach.

* St Vincents Island.

* Indian Pass Raw Bar.

* St. Joe Shrimp.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Walk the beach.

* fish off the beach.

* Fish off the dock.

* Go Crabing on the beach or in the lagoon..

Top Thing to do in Family:.....

Shelling, fishing, scalloping (in season). Boat rentals, charter

boats for bay and offshore fishing. 10,000 acre St Vincent Wildlife

refuge. Catch the shuttle to the island and spend an hour or the

whole day. Fine dining in historic Apalachicola and in Port St Joe

or

stop off at one of the many fresh seafood houses and boil your own

shrimp! Also less than two miles away is one of the coasts finest

seafood and raw bars, (Indian Pass Raw Bar)

Please send an email and I will send a list of places to see and web

sites.

Rates & Availability

Port Saint Joe House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Season 4
Sep 30 2016 - Dec 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,400
 
 
Season 1
Dec 31 2016 - Apr 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,400
 
 
Season 2
Apr 29 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,600
 
 
Season 3
May 20 2017 - Sep 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

Nightly Rate: $300 - $300

Weekly Rate: $1400- $2250

Monthly Rate: $0 - $0


Seasons: Week 2 Night Min.*
Season I September 13 2014 to March 1, 2015 $1,200 weekly $600 for two nights
Season I Monthly rate of $3000 per month plus electricity
Season II March 2 to April 16, 2015 $1,400 weekly, $600 for two nights
Season III April 16 to May 24, 2015 $1,500 weekly, $600 for two nights
Season IV

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Amenities

Port Saint Joe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 - shower , outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Down stairs on the lagoon side of the house
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Up stairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , on the east side of the house with a private deck
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , On the front of the house with a slider to the front porch
  • Off of bedroom 4 upstairs is a queen pull out sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
Notes:
Three bedrooms (one king, two queens ) on the main floor, all with private baths and access to porches and decks. The second floor has a bedroom with a double bed and a bath. Also on the second floor is a queen sleeper sofa. Large living area with vaulted ceilings and transom windows provide an open area with great views. Large kitchen with all amenities including an extra ice maker under the counter. Pack Those Coolers! Breakfast area, dining and bar has a capacity for 13. Large laundry area. Linens provided, Charcoal grill Dock in the lagoon for fishing, crabing or just relaxing. Central Air Conditioning Cable TV 42 inch screen Free WIFI

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