Old Florida Beach meets Mid-Century Modern in this charming, fully renovated, dog friendly, ground level vacation rental home.
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We accept all sizes and breeds of dogs and have dog beds, bowls, a fully fenced backyard, a dog door off the back porch and biodegradable doggie pick up bags for the beach. We ask that you clean up after your dog in the backyard using the provided scooper and bags. The limit is three dogs but we are willing to work with you on an individual basis to allow for more with a pet fee.


*We now have a golf cart available to rent for our guests for 350.00 a week. Just let us know if you want to rent it for your week.*

The Salty Mermaid is a fun and funky, dog friendly, ground level, vintage beach charmer. She has been fully renovated, is new to the rental market, and is ready to host you for your vacation on St. George Island. 

Featuring 3 bedrooms, an extra lounge room/bedroom, and 3 full bathrooms plus a daybed in the Florida room and a sleeper sofa in the living room we can accommodate up to 8 guests.

With a zero step entry at the front door The Salty Mermaid is great for anyone who doesn't want to climb stairs to access the house. 

Dogs of all sizes and breeds are welcome, the backyard is fully fenced in and there is a dog door off the back screened in porch. We allow up to 3 dogs with no dog fee. For more than 3 dogs just message us and we can add a fee for the extra furry friends.

Located in a quiet area on the West Bayside of the island The Salty Mermaid is .3 miles from the beach, a 7 min walk, and 800ft from the Bay Access at the end of the street where you can launch kayaks and paddle boards (no boat launch here) or just hang out on the beach. The bottom is sandy so its a good place for kids to wade in or to let your dogs go for a swim (on a leash).

The heated and cooled Florida room features a daybed, two seating/lounge areas, a dining area with a passthrough to the kitchen, and a surfboard bar. The custom built wood sliding doors leading in to the house from the Florida room close to create privacy or a separate sleeping area. 

The open concept living area features a brand new fully stocked kitchen with black granite countertops and an island large enough to seat 8, new black stainless steel appliances and a refrigerator with two ice makers to keep your beverages cold on and off the beach. The kitchen has everything you need to cook up your catch of the day, make a gourmet meal, or whip up a batch of frozen cocktails. 

The dining area has a round vintage table that seats 6 in swiveling pub chairs, perfect for dinner or family game night. The additional dining areas at the kitchen island and in the Florida room allow for seating for your entire group. 

The living room features comfy sofas and chairs, and has a 64" flat screen Roku tv for all of your streaming needs. We also have a selection of board games and jigsaw puzzles for rainy days or evening entertainment. 

Each of the bedrooms and the lounge/bedroom also have a smart TV. 

Suite Palm (Owners Suite): King Bed, Ensuite Bathroom with walk-in shower.

The Pink Flamingo: Queen Bed, Ensuite Bathroom with walk-in shower.
The Atomic Fish Room: Queen Bed. 

Mermaid Queen Bathroom: Tub and shower located immediately outside the Atomic Fish bedroom. 

The Lizard Lounge: An extra room that can be used as a fourth bedroom or as a lounge area. The sofa folds flat to create a double bed or we have two child sized cots available to set it up as a kids room. The Lizard Lounge leads out to the screened in back porch with a seating area, bar railing and a large hot tub.

Two outdoor decks and a screened-in back porch allow plenty of outdoor living space. The side deck has a hot and cold outdoor shower and room to drop off and store beach equipment. 
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Sleeping Configuration

Suite Palm (Owners Suite)
1 king bed
The Suite Palm (owners suite) located off of the kitchen/laundry room, has three panel double pocket doors with frosted glass leading in to the room, a king sized bed with a dreamy pillow top memory foam mattress and a private bath. There is an armoire and a dresser for plenty of clothing storage, two bedside tables and a large flat screen smart tv.
The Pink Flamingo Room
1 queen bed
The Pink Flamingo room is styled to feel like you steeped in to a vintage Deco Miami hotel. It has its own ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower, a queen sized bed, bedside tables, dresser, smart TV and a full closet.
The Atomic Fish Room
1 queen bed
The Atomic Fish room features a wall of hand painted Mid Century fish and mermaid art, a queen sized bed, two bedside tables, a full closet, a dresser and a flat screen smart tv.
The Lizard Lounge/Bedoom
1 double bed
The Lizard Lounge and bunk room is where the true mix of Old School Florida and Mid Century Modern combine. This room can be used as a bedroom or as a bar/ lounge room. There is a counter top area and a mini-fridge that can be used to set up a bar area for use with the screened back porch and hot tub. The sofa folds flat in to a double bed and there is an extra bed topper that can be placed on top for more comfort. The folding disco cots can be set up in this room for 2 young kids to use it as a bedroom. Note: this room has the backdoor that leads outside to the back porch but there is a locking mechanism on the top of the door if you want to use the room for younger children.


Washing Machine
Clothes Dryer
Air Conditioning
Full Kitchen
Hot Tub
Smoke Detector

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Child friendly
Parking Included
Parking for up to 4 vehicles. Please do not park on the grass.
Wheelchair Accessible


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We have taken over a year to completely renovate this original 1968 St. George Island home. We live on the island and are passionate about preserving it as one of the last Old Florida getaways. We support the St. George Island Sea Turtle Rescue Group and the Franklin County Humane Society and part of the income from the house will go to them each year. We ask that you follow all the laws on the island and remember "Keep our turtles safe, please leave no trace!".
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Policies and Rules

Check In: 4PM - Flexible
Check Out: 10AM
On the day of check in you will receive a text message with instructions on how to access the house.
Suitable for Events
Events may be allowed with special permission from owners. The event will have to be insured by the renter.
No smoking
No smoking inside the house. Please do not throw cigarette butts in the yard. An ashtray is provided on the back deck, please use it, empty it and clean it before departure.
Minimum age limit for renters: 25
House Rules
No house parties or large gatherings without owners permission. Please do not remove any furniture from the house for any reason. There is parking for up to 4 vehicles, please do not park on the grass. There is absolutely no smoking allowed in the house and do not throw cigarette butts on the ground. There is an ashtray provided on the back porch, please empty it in the outdoor trash receptacle and clean it before departure. Please see rental contract for information on trash day and check out procedures.
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Payment Policy
Credit cards accepted. Half the total is due at the time of booking, and the remainder plus $500.00 refundable damage deposit is due 60 days prior to check in.
Refundable Damage Deposit
$500 Damage deposit is due with the 2nd payment. Refund of Damage Deposit is made within 7 days of check out.
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Refundable Damage Deposit
$500 security deposit required. It will be included in the invoice for the second payment due 60 days out from your stay. The security deposit will be refunded within 7 days of check out, after the house has been cleaned and checked for damages.
Cancellation Policy
More than 60 days prior to the Check-in Date - Full refund of all deposits or payments minus a $100 holding fee.

Less than 60 days to Check-in Date - If we are able to rent the house for the same days you had reserved the full amount, minus a $100 fee, will be refunded. If the house is not able to be rented then payment will not be refunded.
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Hurricane & Tropical Storm Policy
Due to the house being ground level we reserve the right to cancel a reservation if there is a hurricane or tropical storm forecast to hit the area. We are susceptible to flooding and must have time to prepare the house in case of a storm surge. Please consider getting travelers insurance especially if you are traveling during hurricane season.
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The Salty Mermaid - Pool, Hot Tub, & Dog Friendly is a Vacation Home located in St George Island, FL, United States. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 10 guests
The Salty Mermaid - Pool, Hot Tub, & Dog Friendly has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Jun 2020

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