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Pearl Cottage on the Bay, Vacation Rental, Mashes Sands Island, Panacea, Florida

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Enjoy the bay views and breezes from a charming, Old-Florida style cottage with its own sandy beach.
Ochlochonee Bay at your back door.
Enjoy sunsets from the comfort of the back porch.
1 of 15Enjoy the bay views and breezes from a charming, Old-Florida style cottage with its own sandy beach.
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Avoid all the tourists and revel in nature on the Forgotten Coast! Pearl Cottage on the Bay is located on Mashes Sands Island, Panacea, Florida, part of The Forgotten Coast in the heart of oyster country. Positioned on the border of Franklin and Wakulla counties, this classic Old Florida-style, mid-century modern home is nestled in a private grove of mature live oak and longleaf pine trees. The house sits right on Ochlockonoee Bay, and has its own white-sand shoreline where you can fish, crab or launch a kayak or paddle board--or simply relax in the Florida sunshine. Located right on the clear blue Gulf of Mexico, Mashes Sands Park is just a mile away from Pearl Cottage on the Bay. The park includes a boat launch, fishing pier, hiking trail, and white sandy swimming beach. A 13-mile long ...Avoid all the tourists and revel in nature on the Forgotten Coast! Pearl Cottage on the Bay is located on Mashes Sands Island, Panacea, Florida, part of The Forgotten Coast in the heart of oyster country. Positioned on the border of Franklin and Wakulla counties, this classic Old Florida-style, mid-century modern home is nestled in a private grove of mature live oak and longleaf pine trees. The house sits right on Ochlockonoee Bay, and has its own white-sand shoreline where you can fish, crab or launch a kayak or paddle board--or simply relax in the Florida sunshine. Located right on the clear blue Gulf of Mexico, Mashes Sands Park is just a mile away from Pearl Cottage on the Bay. The park includes a boat launch, fishing pier, hiking trail, and white sandy swimming beach. A 13-mile long bike trail runs by the house and connects Mashes Sands Park to the historical town of Sopchoppy. The area is one of the best places in Florida for fishing, bird watching, swimming, photography, and fresh seafood. The shallow, sandy, Gulf beach at Mashes Sands Park is ideal for children and adults. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 75-8017606483-5More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Dogs are welcome, but more than two require permission from owner. Dogs must be leashed or under control at all times and secured in crates when no one is at home. No large parties are allowed or fireworks.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Doug J
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2020

We had the great fortune to have an extended stay at Pearl Cottage. There is nothing not to like about the Cottage and location. Pearl Cottage is a charming old florida style house and was perfect for an extended stay. All we had to do...More

Date of stay: January 2020
Thank Voyager32672004283
Reviewed December 30, 2019

When the cold weather hits the Midwest, my husband and I grab our Yorkie and drive south to our favorite area--the Forgotten Coast on the Panhandle of Florida. This is the first time we've stayed in the Panacea area, but we're certain it won't be...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Sandra S
Reviewed July 9, 2019

Our trip to the Pearl Cottage was beyond expectations! The large backyard was great for our dog to run around, and the small beach in the backyard was great for seeing the bay first thing in the morning! The sunsets were gorgeous over the bay,...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Elizabeth E
dockdog, VR Owner at Pearl Cottage on the Bay, Vacation Rental, Mashes Sands Island, Panacea, Florida, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2019

Thanks so much for the lovely review. You were great guests and also glad your dog enjoyed himself:)

Reviewed June 1, 2019

We brought our two sons (3 and 7 years old) to stay at Doug and Karen’s lovely cottage for Memorial Day week and had such a wonderful, relaxing stay. The house was so comfortable, we all ended up wanting to hang out there more than...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Ann Marie F
dockdog, VR Owner at Pearl Cottage on the Bay, Vacation Rental, Mashes Sands Island, Panacea, Florida, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2019

Thanks so much for your kind review. Our goal is to make The Pearl a relaxing and fun place for adults, kids, and even dogs. You were awesom guests.

Reviewed March 21, 2019

After a long Midwest winter and lots of googling, we booked a week at the Pearl Cottage in Panacea, Florida, on the eastern edge of what’s known as Florida’s Forgotten Coast. This stretch of coastline, even as it recovers from Hurricane Michael, has more hidden...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Happiness55634621941
dockdog, VR Owner at Pearl Cottage on the Bay, Vacation Rental, Mashes Sands Island, Panacea, Florida, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2019

So sorry it's taken us a while to respond, but for some reason we didn't see your review. Thanks so much for staying at The Pearl and loving the surrounding area as much as we do. Hope you come back.

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Reviewed March 1, 2019

We are full time traveling artists and had some time between shows to relax and The Pearl Cottage is the perfect place to do that! Nestled in amongst dozens of sculptural live oaks and long needle pines adorned with Spanish moss the property alone is...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Sundie G
dockdog, VR Owner at Pearl Cottage on the Bay, Vacation Rental, Mashes Sands Island, Panacea, Florida, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2019

HI, Just saw your review. Thanks so much and we loved having you stay with us. Come back again. Glad the dogs loved it, too.

Reviewed September 19, 2018

I enjoyed my stay at Pearl Cottage, which is just a few steps from the sandy shoreline and the gorgeous bay. The coastline is sheltered and the breezes are mild. You could sit in the shade in the back yard or on the screened porch...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Footprints817789
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Safe
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby
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