What would you rather have? A million dollars or this sunrise every day?
We had a visitor last night. Who’s there?
One of the wildlife features of this area are black bears. This one was just a baby. In October, they like to pack on the pounds for their winter hibernation, so they will sometimes get a little braver. He is looking for the trash cans. He found them later. Too bad, they were empty — no lunch here.
We have returned to work on maintenance items at Paradise by the Sea. The beach is a little different, cleaned up and smoothed out by Tropical Storm Nestor. Mostly thing are in good shape, but we will have a lot of maintenance jobs to get things ready for next summer.
Here is a big Thank You to all our guests this year. It was a good year for us. We were pretty much booked from March to September. Not many problems this year at all; a few broken thing, but stuff happens. Some of you left some gifts, thanks for that. In the end, we even made a few bucks.
Thanks to all the folks that helped hold the place together this year. Karen Smith, Kim Wallace, Gary Mathis and Glenn Ruzzi did a great job.
The dark skies and crisp clean view of the horizon makes star gazing an amazing sport here. Today there is a clear view of Venus, Jupiter and Saturn (a tiny spec) down at the horizon. The background is the milky way, our galaxy.
The view of the Gulf of Mexico just before dawn is incredible
Sunrise is usually spectacular here. Don’t start your breakfast before the sun is ready to release its grip on you — I burn the bacon every time I get complacent. Continue reading “Sunrise”
- Click below for a gallery of pictures inside and out. Then check out the video walk through on the top menu above to get a guided tour through the house.
If you are tired of the chaos at the busy beaches, try this remote beach near Carrabelle. There aren’t many houses on this stretch of beach, so you will be virtually alone way out here. Yet you are only 8-10 minutes away from all the action at Carrabelle, Eastpoint, Appalacacola or St George Island.
The house was originally built by some famous rich guy and he put all the high end finishes in, so the place is beautiful. The first floor is raised 22 ft above high tide and the second floor is 32 ft creating amazing views from every window. Lots decks and balconies The marble tile everywhere is gorgeous. Huge windows let in all the light. A high semi open carport underneath is tall enough to put an RV and large boat or 4 vehicles under it. It has a paver driveway.
There are 4 bedrooms. Two Kings, one queen, one bunk bed pair plus a sleeper sofa in the loft. sleeps 10. 3 rooms have balconies.
At low tide, you can go pick up your breakfast laying in the tidal pools without ever dropping a hook. House has a fish cleaning table with water. The shrimping off the beach is amazing.
The kids will be endlessly fascinated by the tidal pools at low tide. At high tide, the water is shallow for about 200 yards. The waves break easy here.
If you are into fitness, take the Kayak out and explore the coast. I was really surprised how easy it is to paddle a Kayak. If you somehow get bored with the water, hike the trails in the enormous state park across the street. If you have never been away from the city lights, be sure to look up on a moonless night to see more stars than you ever imagined. Bald eagles fly low overhead and will come play with your kite.
You have great views of the Gulf, St George Island and Dog Island across the Sound. Dolphins swim by regularly. It is one of the best fishing areas around. Many types of birds are in the area including two eagles.
There are all types of activities: boating, fishing, and kayaking, swimming, hiking, site seeing, bird watching, etc.
If this little bit of paradise sounds like what you are looking for, call or contact us.
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Sheets, pillows, blankets
Pots, pans, plates, utensils,
Outdoor tables & chair
Beach chairs, beach towels, fishing poles
Misc toys – kite, magnet darts…
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