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Bayfront, 3BR/3BA, Sleeps 10, Back Door, Little Beach--Front Door, Big Beach!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 10

Welcome to The Bay Beach Embassy!

A 3 bedroom/3 bathroom multi-level home with views of the Apalachicola Bay from every room, The Embassy offers a natural and peaceful setting where you can escape the stresses of everyday living.

The first level offers the main gathering space for the family. The open living area boasts a large, flat panel TV w/ DVD player and stereo, a dining table for 4 with additional seating for 4 at the breakfast bar, and a fully equipped kitchen. A bedroom with King bed is located just off of the living room and has access to a furnished covered deck. A laundry closet with stacked washer/dryer is accessible thru this bedroom, and a full bathroom is available for easy access and convenience.

The second level houses the remaining two bedrooms. The Queen bedroom has a private bathroom with shower, a daybed/trundle for additional sleeping space, and access to the screened deck. Across the hall is a King bedroom with futon, private bathroom with jetted tub and access to the screened deck. The upper screened deck is an old-style Florida sleeping porch where many a warm night with cool breeze has been enjoyed. From this 40'x12' "deck in the treetops", you can enjoy unobstructed and exquisite water and sunset views. You will be at home with nature and may be blessed with sightings of bald eagles, herons, ospreys, owls, egrets, pelicans and the other local wildlife that frequently visit!

The surrounding grounds and lush vegetation give you the sense of being on your own Island oasis where you can relax and "let go". A sense of renewal is often cited to be experienced in this beautiful and natural setting. A park style charcoal grill, enclosed outside hot/cold shower and shaded lanai are just a few more of the outside features to enjoy. A short stroll along the beaten path will take you to the Bayshore sitting area and community dock.

The Embassy is Bayfront but is uniquely situated at a narrow point on the Island which allows for only a 3-5 minute walk to the expansive Gulf side beach. Heron Bay, the village where the home is located, was originally a sandy cove and the unusual topography of this narrow island location provides unsurpassed Bay and Sunset views from the north side of the home. From the south side of the home, there is a direct path to the community beach boardwalk and miles of sugar sand beach. Guests have named the Embassy's two beaches: "The Little Beach" (Bayside), where you can sit on the bay deck or community dock and sip your morning coffee or walk along the shores at low tide; and "The Big Beach" (Gulfside), where you can sink your toes in the sand and enjoy a dip in the cool Gulf waters, or walk West to Bob Sike's Cut for fishing or to watch the shrimp boats come in with dolphin trailing behind.

The Embassy is not your typical "cookie cutter" rental home, but is fully equipped and furnished as a private home with a personal touch to include the homeowner's vintage furniture, art and other unique objects collected during their many world travels.

The Embassy is located inside the St. George Plantation, a private gated community at the West End of St. George Island. The St. George Plantation community considers itself a Nature Preserve and is an excellent location for bird watching or enjoying the local wildlife. They offer their guests a state of the art 10,000 square foot Clubhouse with fitness center, community swimming pool, tennis courts and miles of paved bike and walking paths. The 24/7 security staff is stationed at the entrance gate and patrols the 17 miles of roads for your safety and security. Access to Bob Sike's Cut is located at the far west end of Plantation, where you can fish off the jetties and see Little St. George Island across the water. For those so inclined, a 3,200 foot landing strip is also available for public use.

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Property Manager
Forgotten Shores Properties
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
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Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2018

About Forgotten Shores Properties

Forgotten Shores Property Management Group, LLC is available to respond to your phone calls and inquiries. We assist our homeowners in management of their beautiful St. George Island properties and are available to guests throughout their stay. We are pleased to offer 'The Bay Beach Embassy' on behalf of our homeowners.

Why Forgotten Shores Properties chose Plantation

The Embassy, also known as the Bay Beach Embassy or the Sunset Beach Embassy, was built in 1999 as an island escape for the Windham Family. It was featured in the Tallahassee Democrat Parade of Homes in 2004 and since then has been enjoyed by family and many dear friends and guests.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We've been coming to SGI for a number of years having had the privilege to stay at the Bay Beach Embassy for the last few. What a treat it is to escape winter in WI and enjoy all that SGI, the Plantation and the Embassy have to offer. The house is beautiful with three master suites, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, beautiful decks, outdoor grill and fish cleaning station. The Bay shore is a great place to enjoy a cocktail, spectacular sunset or try your hand at fishing. It's a short walk to the Gulf to see a beautiful sunrise if you are inclined to get up early, or walk on the beach, do some shelling, fish the cut or just enjoying the beautiful surroundings. We look forward to the next time. Thank you Jeannette for sharing your beautiful space.
Jan 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Plantation

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • 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 Area
  • Dining Room
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 2 King beds, 1 Queen bed, 2 Twin beds, 1 Sofa Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Enclosed hot & cold outdoor shower Fish cleaning area


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Bayfront, 3BR/3BA, Sleeps 10, Back Door, Little Beach--Front Door, Big Beach!
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 19 reviews
Ocala, FL

Peaceful Resting

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Very clean and private, pretty much had the beach to our selves and the dogs had a blast in the ocean swimming and playing. The House was well equipped but wish it would’ve had a gas grill but made do with out it. Overall would definitely consider this house again .

  • Review Submitted: 20/09/2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Antonio, TX

Bay Beaches Embassy

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

My only disappointment was that the beach on the bay was nonexistent. I am sure there was one at some time but not now. Also distance to gulf was farther than advertised.

  • Review Submitted: 30/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location for those wanting to enjoy the bay and the beach

  • 4 of 5

Great location to launch kayaks into the bay and only a couple minute walk to the beach.

  • Review Submitted: 16/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exactly as described.

  • 5 of 5

The house was very comfortable and had the amenities we wanted. It is a nice setting with good access to both the bay and the beach. We were very satisfied and would consider it for future vacations.

  • Review Submitted: 20/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved our stay.

  • 5 of 5

Our third time at this property via VRBO. Hope to be back many more times!

  • Review Submitted: 02/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect at the home.

  • Review Submitted: 27/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. George Island is connected to the mainland via the five-mile long continuous span bridge at Eastpoint. The island center has a small commercial area with a gas station, a bank, grocery stores, bike and scooter rentals, beach gear rental, two small hotels, several good restaurants, an adult beverage store, nature tours, kayaking, playground, public beach with restrooms and real estate offices.....


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