Amelia By The Bay is more than just a house - it is a large, private property with a 500'dock, screen house, and 5 bedroom 4 bath home located at the desirable north end of the Cape (NOTE: Dock is shared with one other home).
Large Private Heated Pool for Spring of 2019, 6 Person Hot Tub and Outdoor Dining set for 6! Pictures coming soon.
RV spot now available for additional weekly fee. This spot is not rented seperately from the home, but can be added during booking to allow additional family or friends with an RV to join you during your stay. Call in advance for details about the RV spot to assure you have the proper length electrical, water and sewer for the location. Basics : 50 amp Service, 3" sewer connection and hose bib.
Great for families with children from toddlers through teens.
Parents: Stop stressing on the Gulf side with your small children and experience the calm, shallow waters of St. Joseph Bay.
Bring your boat - 500' dock with fish-cleaning sink, crab trap at the dock.
Screen house right on bay!
Paddle boards, 7 kayaks come with property (no need to rent them)
Home updated with attention to details that make your stay better than expected in a rental home.
Families LOVE this property
House built on pilings but is a single floor, split bedroom plan
Quality bedding and comfortable mattresses. (King, Queen, Full and Single)
Best of both worlds: Bay experience AND short walk to the beach along the "Logger Head Bike and jogging trail (approx 700yds).
Plenty of beach towels provided in addition to all standard linens
Fish, snorkel, kayak, paddle board and scallop (in season)
Pet-friendly for well mannered pets only ($100 pet fee)
Charming decor, clean, well-provisioned kitchen
Bay side fire pit
Perfect Location for the Bay and the Beach. Everyone has access to the Beach, but only a few have access to the Bay. The bay has so much to offer.
Why Kids Love It
The bay provides calmer water for the kids to play without having to be concerned about waves and under tow. So many marine life creatures for them to explore from star fish, hermit crabs, blue crabs, horseshoe crabs, scallops, fish, seahorses, blow fish, puffer fish and the list goes on. Not to mention the varieties that go well on the grill, along with sting rays and flounder.
Amelia By The Bay is located in the middle of all the action in Cape San Blas, Fl. We are located on the more desirable north end of the peninsula with one of the longest docks on Bay St. Joseph's. The uncrowded beaches are just across the street. There's something to do for everyone and any age group: Relax on the beach, hang out and spot marine life on the dock, fish, swim, scallop, crap, kayak, Paddle board, hang out in our screen house at the bay, spend the evening at the fire pit by the bay, relax in our 6 person hot tub, or just enjoy the views from the front or rear deck of Amelia By The Bay. Bring your boat and tie off on our dock. Get a permit and drive on the beach with your 4 wheel drive or side by side. Have a meal at the local restaurants, purchase or catch your own seafood for a fun family meal. Head to Port St. Joe or Apalachicola for a day of shopping and dining. Take a hike on one of the several trails on the peninsula. Bike , jog or walk on the Logger Head Trail that passes directly in front of our home.
Attractions Within Walking Distance
Palm park is a great way to access the Gulf of Mexico. This public entrance has ample parking, restrooms, covered area for a picnic, and children's play area. Walk next door to Skully's Low country boil for shrimp, corn and potatoes. The LoggerHead biking , jogging or walking trail passes directly in front of our property.
Favorite Places To Eat
ConeHeads, Skully's and the Tradin Post for a quick meal that's close. If you venture into Port St. Joe (15min) there's several options for dining on Reid St. and the area near the Marina. Our Favorite for Mexican is Peppers. We have a full list of places on our website: under the tab, Things To Do. A day trip into Apalachicola will provide you with another large list of restaurants to enjoy.
The Tradin Post is CSB central. Weber's donuts are a hot item in the mornings and the Tradin' Post has a deli with breakfast biscuit and such. There's also ice cream at the Tradin' Post for that afternoon break. The state park at the end of CSB is a must see. It has several hiking trails and it's not unusual to see deer while in the park.