About the Property
The Sea Casa is one of the most delightful homes on the beach. A product of pure love by owners who take special care to maintain it, it is tastefully decorated with personal touches and Florida decor.
Located on a sandy road off the beaten path, the Sea Casa is one of the best smaller homes you will find on the Cape. It is a two bedroom home that sleeps 6 with a Gulf view from the living room and deck. It offers a large lower level for storage, a one car garage and adequate boat parking.
Enjoy the view from the screened porch furnished with table and chairs for six or relax on comfy deck chairs while grilling on the gas grill.
The kitchen has plenty of work room with a large bar area including a prep sink. It is furnished with a smooth top range, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker and lots of small appliances.
The dining room table seats six and the bar area seats 4. There are two ceiling fans for the living room and dining room.
The living room has a sofa bed and comfortable seating for 6 along with TV, DVD, movies and book library. The wood flooring is perfect for dogs.
The master bedroom has an upgraded king bed, large closet, dresser, ceiling fan and a nice view to the West. The second bedroom sports a queen bed, dresser, large closet, TV and ceiling fan.
The bathroom has two sinks with a tub and shower between them and doors to close each side off for privacy. A washer/dryer is conveniently located within the bathroom. Enjoy an outdoor enclosed hot/cold shower after a day at the beach. There is a one car garage. A beach wagon is furnished for your fishing gear and kids beach toys. it is a one minute walk to the beach.
Distance to the Beach-125 steps to beach
Pets Considered with prior consent & added fee
The pictures and virtual tour of this home are up to date and accurate.
Sleeping Arrangements- Sleeps 6
Bed Layout: 1 King, 1 Queen, & 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa
One Car Garage with extra parking in driveway
Additional Laundry Room in Lower level.
Beach Storage Room
Kitchen/Living Room/Dining Room
Queen Sleeper Sofa in Living Room
Access to Balcony with Gas Grill and Seating
Access to Screened-In Porch with Table and Chairs
Master Bedroom-King Bed, TV with cable access, shared Jack and Jill Bathroom with shower/tub combo
Bedroom 2- Queen Bed, TV with cable access
This Gulf view home has everything you need for a most memorable vacation. This home sleeps a maximum of 6 people. The “Sea Casa” has Gulf views from the porch and is just a minute walk to the beach! Enjoy the large kitchen that is fully furnished. If you like to cook, this is the kitchen for you! The large island includes an extra 'prep' sink that is handy, especially for two people in the kitchen. There are plenty of extra appliances such as a crock pot, mixer, blender and many more. The master has a king size bed, large closet, TV and window facing the Gulf. The second bedroom holds a queen bed, large closet, and a TV. The living room/dining room area has plenty of comfortable chairs and there is seating for 6 at the dining room table and 4 at the bar area. There is a 40" flat screen TV in the living room and the sofa makes into a queen bed. The Jack and Jill bathroom has two sinks and two toilets with the tub/shower combination between, closed off for privacy. The stackable washer/dryer is in the bathroom area as well. The home has a screened porch with table and chairs, a sun deck and a gas grill.
It is not unusual to see dolphins swimming by close to shore. The home faces the West so the sunsets are fantastic. There is surfing, kayaking, golfing, hiking, fishing, boating, biking and many other activities on the Cape. If you need to vacation away from the crowds and back to nature, this is the place for you. It is the best place to walk for miles along the sandy-white beach, highly rated by Dr. Beach, on the Forgotten Coast of Florida. Enjoy the paved bike trail that spans the length of the Cape up to the State Park. You can also enjoy Horseback riding on the beach! Cape San Blas has natural beauty in abundance, second to none! The Sea Casa is walking distance to the Trading Post which has just about everything you would need for your vacation. You are about 5 miles from the Saint Joseph Peninsula Park where you can go exploring and snorkeling on the Bay or explore the dunes on the Gulf side.
Be careful, you may fall in love with “Sea Casa” and want to return every year!
Dogs are allowed for additional $100.00 as long as they do not exceed size restrictions and number of 2 dogs ( no more than 35 lbs each). Please inquire before bringing pet. The beach is pet friendly. Please keep the beaches free of pet waste.
The beach in this area is loaded with shells and is great for surf fishing. It is not unusual to see dolphins swimming by close to shore. The home faces West and the sunsets are fantastic. Enjoy surfing, kayaking, golfing, hiking, fishing, boating and biking along with many other activities on the Cape including pickle ball and horseback riding.
Why Kids Love It
The kids will love the wide beach are to play volleyball or soccer. Try a kite or biking on the 8 mile bike trail ride. Explore The new nature trail and park that was that was just built across from the fire station. Take the kids out on the dock there to fish.
Don't miss the bigger and better Salinas Park, which offers residents and visitors a day's worth opportunities to experience and learn about coastal habits. An accessible elevated boardwalk lined with interpretive signage allows people of all abilities the chance to study the area's flora and fauna as they take in the spectacular views of the St Joseph Bay, a state aquatic preserve, among the tree tops of pines, magnolias and oaks. Three new trail heads-outfitted with a bike repair station, water mister and fountain- connect to the adjacent 11 -mile Loggerhead bike trail on Cape San Blas. A new playground structure with shaded seating provides enjoyment for children and adults alike. Enjoy the fire pit for an evening of watching the beautiful sunsets. Finally, by popular demand, pickle ball pros can hone their skills on the park's two new courts.
Attractions Within Walking Distance
The beach! Bike Trails.
The Trading Post for groceries, ice cream, fishing equipment, Cape souvenirs and apparel ...and the best pizza ever!
Favorite Places To Eat
Best pizza ever at the Trading Post
St Joe Seafood market
Sand Bucket BBQ
Low Country Eatery
There are many casual places to eat on the Cape and Port St Joe offers additional choices from fast food to more Leisurely dining.
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Beach Storage Room
Table and Chairs
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|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Min Stay|
May 23 2020 - Jun 26 2020
Jun 27 2020 - Jul 31 2020
Aug 01 2020 - Sep 11 2020
Sep 12 2020 - Nov 20 2020
Nov 21 2020 - Dec 04 2020
Pet Fee: $100
Tax Rate: 12%
Last updated on May 30, 2020
David & Penne Adams
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We both play competitive softball, David on a men's team and Penne on a ladies team. We travel all over the US and usually are going in different directions. We love being able to take a break and come to the Cape for rest and relaxation and to enjoy the peace and ambiance of it. When we are there we are happy to share our home so that others can experience the Cape
Why this property? We live in Colorado and are pleased that we invested in property on the Cape. The ambiance and seclusion without hi rises and go carts and fast food places really appealed to us. Of course the Cape has changed somewhat but continues to be a magical place to come and enjoy the beach, wildlife and much more.
Years ago when we came to the Cape on a camping trip we loved it so much that we decided to make an investment there. That was 10 years ago when the Cape was very much uninhabited and quite a magical place. It continues to have the quiet atmosphere since there are no high rises, go cart tracks or fast food restaurants there. There are hiking trails, lots of wildlife, parks, nature walks and even two new pickle ball courts. Even though we had hurricane damage we are in for the long haul at the Cape. It is worth it!
Hurricane Opal was our first home on the Cape. When she took it from us we were excited to find an area on the Cape to rebuild that offered more ambiance, tranquility and privacy. The beaches are very wide, less populated and offer an abundance of wild life and good fishing.
Calendar last updated: May 30, 2020
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Perfect in every way except the beach nourishment was going on right in front of us. We had to find a different beach for a couple of days that was the only negative, but it had to be done. Our fur babies and us totally enjoyed the Cape. We rode bikes, hiked the state park beach and Stump Hole to see the Donna Kay. Kayak the bay and saw so much wildlife everywhere we went. House had everything you needed and more. Clean and inviting. Mattresses were comfortable-we had to move to the extra bedroom when the beach was being worked on to get away from the noise. We are actually looking to purchase property in the area and would love to make the Cape our retirement home.
This is the best experience we have had at the Cape. It was only a short walk to the beach which was heaven. You could sit out on the covered patio and listen to the waves. I was in love with the layout of the house and the amenities that were provided. The main bedroom was perfect for our visit. The jack and Jill bathroom was perfect for the 2 of us. No complaints just a very satisfied couple that will be back.
Everything was so clean and tidy, the house was ideally situated literally 3 mins from the beach!
We had an amazing time , we WILL be back
We had a wonderful stay . Very clean home close to the beach . Wonderful location close to coastal joes. Only complaint was the grass had not been mowed.
We have visited the area twice now and live the beaches. We loved this house. I was there with my daughter and our pup, Maggie. This was Maggie’s first visit to the beach. It was the perfect house for us. Great distance from beach and fresh market as well as trading post. Could walk if we wanted. The house decor was so pretty and beachy. Loved not having carpet, easier to clean floors. The large kitchen area was perfect for preparing and cooking. We will definitely choose this house again.
We have rented at THE CAPE for 18 years; we love it here! The SEA CASA is the best accommodation we have ever had! It is only steps away from the beach in a quiet restful spot. We could see the water every day from this house! The house is more than “well furnished” with relaxing beach theme and colors. The mattresses were new as well as many pieces of new furniture. AND there was “anything & everything” you would ever need, especially in the kitchen! The owners have given much thought to what extras you might need or want for cooking, linens, TVs, etc. In fact, we have a list of items we typically need to take on vacation because the items aren’t furnished at rentals. We use this list when packing. During our stay at THE SEA CASA, we never had to go to our ”vacation box” to get even one of these “extra” items. Three species of fish were caught which made delicious fish dinners! We liked the dual bathroom which accommodated more than one person at a time . . . and the extra room in the kitchen preparation area with new appliances, dishes & stainless pans, etc! The laminate floors were easy to maintain & always looked nice. It was an advantage to have both an open porch & screened porch because one of us couldn’t be in the sun. And, it sure was nice to have a garage & extra storage space down below. Sea Casa is highly recommended & we are looking forward to coming back!!!
My husband and I only had a few days to spend this trip to the beach. This house was very comfortable and worked well for us. The kitchen has a great island and would easily accommodate more than one cook. The walk to the beach is short. Being just around the corner from the Trading Post was super convenient.
When I was looking for a property for my family to share for our first vacation with my eldest son and his family, I ran across the Sea Casa, advertised to sleep 6. Long story short, once I communicated with the owner, it was clear that they only wanted 5 guest maximum in the home. I explained that 2 of the 6 would be children, which seemed to make their point that children were often left to sleep on the sofa bed and not supervised left a mess in the bed and living area. A little disappointed I agreed that only 5 would be staying, as one of the children was a guest of the family and although not an easy decision, made appropriate adjustments in our plans. I did try to find something else in our price range and requirements which included a no pet zone,but selections were few. When we arrived the location was excellent, although not directly on the beach, it is nestled among similar beach homes just behind the front beach properties which was just as described. The layout and deco is beach cozy, comfortable and fun. Nice space for a family of 5 or 6, however my son tried the sofa bed and said it was very uncomfortable. The upkeep was a concern and the property management was made aware. The fans had an obvious build up of dust. The shower curtain was heavily molded on the bottom corner and shower the knob had a build up of mold under the cap. My son and his wife found animal hairs on their pillow cases. The yard was unkempt and grass had overgrown the walkway to the steps that led upstairs to the entry door. Property mgmnt immediately sent out someone to bring new linens and to address our concerns very soon after the time of my call.
Well we thought it was too good to be true. The house was clean and bright and beautiful. We were so so close to the ocean. We had great neighbors. The sand was like powder sugar and the water clean and warm. The towns were adorably quaint and full of treasures. Icecream right at the end of the road...what more could we ask for??? We enjoyed every minute, and we are sorry we didn't have an extra minute to write in the book. But know! we would come again and Thank You!!
Very nice stay at this property. The kids had a very short walk to beach, the dog got to come along and play and the parents could relax in a semi secluded location. The State Park nearby afforded a hands on experience for all. Sea slugs, conchs, urchins, turtles, star fish, etc., etc.