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BEACH FRONT, Hot Tub, Pool Table, FoosBall, Bikes, 3 Master Suites, Walk to Town

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 1,650 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Pets Okay, Luxury beach front home. 3 BRs; 3.5 Baths Private Game Room. Hot Tub

Serendipity is a beach front home with a hot tub, pool table and foos ball table! A unique beach house experience!

'ser•en•dip•i•ty: good luck in discovering unexpected things'

When you enter Serendipity you will indeed feel that you are lucky to find a house on St. George Island that is so welcoming and comfortable. Your family and friends will enjoy this meticulously maintained, beautiful beach front home with many amenities, full private game room, hot tub and hot and cold outdoor shower.

Serendipity has one of the largest outdoor decks on the beach with plenty of rockers and outdoor seating to enjoy the view of the Gulf. It is located near a park and restaurants so you can enjoy the local lifestyle. Being the first house gives you a perfect view of the newly constructed 79' St. George Lighthouse and additional views of the Gulf. As well as views of the sunset!

The house has 3 bedrooms and 3 ½ bathrooms. Each bedroom has an attached full bathroom, flat screen TV and fabulous views! The kitchen has new appliances and is fully equipped. The living area has a TV, DVD, free movies, and a Playstation 2. The “outside” game room is enclosed for privacy. It features a large hot tub with a view of the gulf, pool table and foos ball for hours of fun and relaxation. The house also features a stereo/CD player, free wireless Internet, outdoor hot and cold shower, bicycles and beach gear.

The boardwalk, just off the back deck, provides instant access to one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Serendipity will provide the exquisite vacation you want every year. Swim with the dolphins, fish, or just recline on the white, sugary sand. When you're done with the beach, enjoy the outdoor hot/cold shower and prepare the day's catch on the park-style charcoal grill.

In summary, Serendipity is pet friendly beach house with private game room, hot tub, large decks, plenty of outdoor seating, fully equipped kitchen, WiFi and amazing views.

We offer competitive rates. For weekly rentals, select your dates to see the weekly rate. Feel free to contact us for last minute specials.

Visit Serendipity on your next vacation, you will be glad you did!

More Details

Owner
Tom and Lucinda
Member since: 2009
Speaks english, french, german
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2018

About Tom and Lucinda

Hello and thank you for looking at our beach house!

We live in Miami, Fl but enjoy spending time on the laid back island of St. George. we also enjoy time in Tennessee at our cabins. Tom grew up in in Switzerland and Lucinda grew up in New York state. We are active people that like to travel to unique places - together we have traveled to 5 continents (hoping to hit all 7!) We were exploring the Florida Panhandle when we happened upon St. George Island and fell in love with the tranquil beaches. We enjoy all the beach activities, great weather and friendly people. We hope you enjoy Serendipity and the island as much as we do.

Tom and Lucinda purchased this house in 2012

Why Tom and Lucinda chose Gulf Beaches

We always wanted a house on the beach but not in a congested area. When we found St. George Island, we knew this was it. The house has wonderful views from all corners of the decks and inside. We are just a few steps to the beach which is the perfect location for us! We love the convenience of walking to restaurants and small shops and being away from the noisy city. Serendipity has everything we wanted including great recreational activities year round, delicious restaurants, nice people and small town feel.

What makes this house unique

We really liked the idea that Serendipity had the space for a game room. Our family and friends like to do things together and this house is perfect for that. With the pool table, foosball, bikes, games and hot tub, we enjoys time together. The private game room is a unique feature that kids of all ages will enjoy!

Guestbook comments from the owner

S Sea gulls, seashells, sunrises/sunsets

E Entertainment room with hot tub and table games

R Rest and relaxation

E Extended deck with heavy outdoor furniture

N No need for a car

D Dog friendly (Boomer, our cocker spaniel, had a great time!)

I Island living at its best

P Pool table, porpoises, pelicans

I Ice cold beer

T Tangerine deck chairs, turtles, tanning

Y You will love SGI and Serendipity! We can't wait to return!
May 2014
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Gulf Beaches

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • no house parties over 8 guests
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • City Centre ...
  • Monument View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • 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
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Attached to bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , Attached to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower , Attached to bedroom 3
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , on living level
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower , Outdoor hot and cold shower
  • Every bedroom has an attached full bathroom,. There is a half bath on living level and a shower and sink in the private game room as well as a cold water shower outside.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Attached full bathroom, TV and deck access
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Attached full bathroom and TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Attached full bathroom and TV
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sofa bed/futon , in living room. Half bath on this level
  • 2 King size beds, 1 Queen size Bed, 1 Queen sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Ask about renting our 4 and 6 person golf carts! Adult and children's bikes (please bring helmets if you intend to ride); outdoor games; beach chairs; beach umbrellas; hot and cold outdoor shower, outdoor sink; board games; puzzles; alarm clocks; hair dryers; make-up mirror; pack and play; dog crate

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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BEACH FRONT, Hot Tub, Pool Table, FoosBall, Bikes, 3 Master Suites, Walk to Town
average rating of 4.8705883 based on 86 reviews
We live in Waukesha WI, in a home on 4 acres of woods.
5

Two couples from Wisconsin had a great visit, with incredible weather.

  • 5 of 5

The location, spacious decks and oceanfront access made this a delightful 10 day stay. We have been coming for more than a dozen years to the Island but this is our first renting from Tom and Lucinda. They are very pleasant to deal with and responsive to needs. we arrived to find a broken dining room chair and it was replaced the next morning. The hot tub was a pleasant relaxing evening treat. There are a lot of steps, the third floor bedroom was tough on one of our guests.

  • Review Submitted: 10/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jim We are glad you had a good time at Serendipity and it's setting and amenities. We are looking forward to have you back at The Blue Marlin in March Thank you again for staying at Serendipity Tom + Lucinda
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5

Very nice place

  • 5 of 5

House was in a great location. I was initially worried about being next to the public beach but it possed no problem whatsoever. The house was very comfortable, well decorated, and was in any excellent location. The underside of the house was semifinished with hot tub and game room. It also stayed unbelievably cool during the day.

  • Review Submitted: 24/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Cory Thanks for the nice words. The louvered n game room indeed is a great to hang out on a hot day and enjoy the breeze going through while enjoying the Pool Table, Foosball table or hot tub. We hope to welcome you back in the future - be it at Serendipity of any of our other 5 houses n the Island Thank you for staying at Serendipity Tom + Lucinda
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Ava, IL
5

Loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

This place was wonderful. The location is right in the middle of town so you are within walking distance to everything. There is a grocery store right across the street, along with coffee, Italian ice. The playground is right out the back door so if you have little kids its a big hit. The hot tub is also a very nice addition. The home is very roomy and the beds are comfortable. We would recommend this place to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 06/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Keith We are so happy that you enjoyed Serendipity and all the amenities. We love the location close to everything and being right on the beach. We hope you will stay at one of our houses again in the future. Have a wonderful day, Tom and Lucinda
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5

Great Location and Very Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Tom and Lucinda were great hosts. The property is in a great location. It is walking distance to restaurants, shopping, and the lighthouse. We took our bicycles and rode around the island and across the bridges to Apalachicola. After a long ride we enjoyed the hot tub while viewing the ocean. We will stay here again sometime in the near future. This trip was very relaxing and just what we needed!

  • Review Submitted: 09/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David We are so happy that you enjoyed Serendipity and SGI! We love the location of Serendipity and the easy access to everything. It was great to meet you - we don't always get the opportunity to meet our guests. We hope you will stay with us again at one of our houses or cabins. Have a great day, Tom and Lucinda
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Franklin, TN
5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

This is our third stay at Serendipity. Perfect location for views of the lighthouse and ocean. Also great spot for walking the pups at the park. If you forget your puppy clean up bags the park even has a plastic bag stand. Loved being so close to all the restaurants. We were able to walk or bike to the shops and restaurants. The owners even supply bikes in their awesome game room below the house.

The house is located next to the public beach walkway but it was never a problem. Being close to a grassy area for dog walking made up for that.

The house is well stocked and very nice. The large top deck and with awesome outdoor seating offered spectacular views of the ocean and provided a great place to relax and enjoy your meals or read a book.

The owners are very responsive to emails. Tom happened to be there redoing another house and stopped by. Serendipity is a great place to relax and rewind. St. George Island is a peaceful place.

  • Review Submitted: 08/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Meg We are thrilled that you enjoyed Serendipity so much in the past that you have returned 3 times! We love the close proximity to everything too- it is very convenient to walk to restaurants and shopping. It is always great when we get a chance to meet our guests!! We hope you will return to Serendipity (or one of our other homes) again in the future. Have a great day, Tom and Lucinda
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5

As advertised, family friendly (furry kids as well) beach front location.

  • 5 of 5

The island is not commercialized which makes it the perfect getaway location. We met an incredibly friendly islander and his son on one of our beach walks and they provided much information which included a tour of the state park. If you are visiting the island, you must visit the state park, especially the area beyond the locked gate. Appearantly only 20 vehicles are allowed access past this point at any given time. The water access and fishing are priceless. Our family did utilize the golf cart and explored what the island offered, it is not mandatory though as the center of town is within walking distance to the home. Game room and hot tub offered evening wind down time for all. If we visit the island again, I’d love to visit your other properties, we prefer oceanfront but away from the public parking and pavilion. Many thanks for accepting our reservation request on short notice, it was a special few days away from our paradise in South Carolina.

  • Review Submitted: 15/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello James Thank you for staying at Serendipity. The location is perfect to spend a vacation without having to drive anywhere being all shops and restaurants are in walking distance. The game room with the pool table, foosball table and hot tub is a great place to relax, have fun. We hope you had a chance to use our free bicycles at the house as well. A lot of guests do rent ne of golf carts - as you mentioned it is not really needed but is fun to just explore the island. We are looking forward to have you back in one of our 6 houses on the Island Tom + Lucinda
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Map

Nearest Airport
76 Miles
Tallahassee
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Harry A's
Nearest Golf
29.5 Miles
St. James Bay Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Blue Parrot Ocean Front Cafe
Nearest Beach
St. George Island
Car: recommended

79' tall St. George Lighthouse- explore its property and climb its 92 stairs. Sea Oats Art Gallery-features works by local artists. St. George Island State Park - 2,023-acre state park

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Gulf Beaches

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$573
 
 
Later summer 2018
11 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
AU$505
AU$2,817
 
 
Labor Day week 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
AU$499
From
AU$640
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$2,952
 
 
Early Fall 2018
6 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
AU$505
AU$2,817
 
 
November 2018
3 Nov 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$452
AU$2,103
AU$6,402
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
17 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
AU$654
AU$3,302
AU$6,402
 
 
Early winter 2018
26 Nov 2018 - 13 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$438
AU$2,049
AU$6,402
 
 
Holidays 2018
14 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
AU$654
AU$3,302
AU$6,402
 
 
January 2019
4 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
AU$431
AU$1,988
AU$4,326
 
 
February 2019
1 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
5 night minimum stay
AU$478
AU$2,224
AU$4,549
 
 
1st week march
1 Mar 2019 - 8 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
AU$505
AU$2,729
 
 
Spring break
9 Mar 2019 - 12 Apr 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
AU$701
AU$3,632
 
 
Speing 2019
13 Apr 2019 - 24 May 2019
5 night minimum stay
AU$505
AU$2,776
 
 
Summer 2019
25 May 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$4,057
 
 
July 4 week 2019
29 Jun 2019 - 5 Jul 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$4,380
 
 
Summer 2019
6 Jul 2019 - 9 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$4,057
 
 
August 2019
10 Aug 2019 - 29 Aug 2019
5 night minimum stay
AU$512
AU$2,864
 
 
Labor Day week 2019
30 Aug 2019 - 5 Sep 2019
5 night minimum stay
AU$512
From
AU$654
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$2,999
 
 
Fall 2019
6 Sep 2019 - 1 Nov 2019
5 night minimum stay
AU$512
AU$2,864
 
 
November
2 Nov 2019 - 15 Nov 2019
4 night minimum stay
AU$452
AU$2,103
AU$7,413
 
 
Thanksgiving
16 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019
5 night minimum stay
AU$667
AU$3,336
AU$7,413
 
 
Early winter
25 Nov 2019 - 13 Dec 2019
4 night minimum stay
AU$452
AU$2,103
AU$7,413
 
 
Holidays
14 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020
5 night minimum stay
AU$667
AU$3,336
AU$7,413
 
 
January 2020
4 Jan 2020 - 31 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,022
AU$4,448
 
 
February 2019
1 Feb 2020 - 28 Feb 2020
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,291
AU$4,616
 

Additional information about rental rates

Booking AU$66.04
Cleaning AU$208.91 + Tax
Pet Fee AU$114.56 + Tax

For weekly rentals, select your dates to see the weekly rate.
25% deposit for all stays.
Monthly rates are 4 weeks (28 days)
Maximum guests is 8. We allow up to 2 dogs with prior approval. Pet fee will be applied.
Please be advised: The "Instant Quote" feature offered is sometimes not accurate for extended stays. For an exact quote, please email or call us.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
Must be 25 to rent this property
Please check with us if would like to check in on a holiday. Some holidays are not eligible for check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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