Lake McKissack Cottage on Carrabelle Beach

“ Excellent ”
6 Reviews
Airport Road, Carrabelle Beach, FL 32322



Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps 6
Per night $93 - $179
Per week $650 - $825
Type: Cottage
Description of the Carrabelle Beach vacation cottage rental
This delightful cottage is nestled on a beautiful wooded lot on Lake McKissack. The property is less than a mile from public boat launch and only 1 mile from Carrabelle Beach and less than a 1/2 mile to town for shopping. This is the ideal location for fishing and and enjoyment of the white sands of Carrabelle Beach. The cottage is furnished very nicely and includes everything needed for your stay including linens. There is also plenty of room for parking your boat or jet skis. We also just built a new 30 foot dock on the water and lighted the walkway to the lake. Now accepting Visa & MasterCard.
Kayak, sailboat, powerboat, pontoon boat, jet ski, bicycle, moped rentals close by

St. James Bay Golf Course is only minutes away. Wildwood Golf Course about 30 minutes away. There are boats and captains for deep sea, bay, and fresh water available. Contact manager for info.
Area attractions: Lafayette Park, Apalachicola; Chapman Botanical Garden, Apalachicola; Orman House built in 1838; Apalachicola National Estuary Research Reserve; John Gorrie Museum, Wakulla Springs; St. George Island State Park; St. George Island Lighthouse/Cape St. George Light; World's smallest Police Station, Carrabelle; Crooked River Lighthouse, Carrabelle: Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum; Oyster Capital of the World; Walt G. Kendrick Dwarf Cypress Boardwalk, lots of trails through State & National forests, St. Vincent Wildlife Museum, Panacea Research Center,and more

Jeanne Dail

Area Info
The nostalgic town of Carrabelle is just 1/2 mile from the cottage and is one of Florida's favorite fishing places offering great off-shore, bay fishing, and fresh water fishing in the Carrabelle, New River, and Crooked River. Carrabelle Beach, which is just about a mile, is a beautiful white sandy beach for sunbathing, shelling, fishing, and swimming. St. James Bay Golf Course is just 6 miles east of Carrabelle. This is a new world-class course and offers a great restaurant and golf shop. To the west of Carrabelle is the historic town of Apalachicola, offering lots of artist's handicrafts, antiques, historic homes & shops, and great seafood. St. George Island is only 15-20 minutes away and has one of the most beautiful and pristine beaches in the world. There is also great surf fishing, boat rental, scooter & bike rental, and shopping.


Property Rates

Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Sep 07 2015 Feb 28 2016 $93 $149 $650 - 4 Nights
Nov 01 2015 Feb 28 2016 - $149 $650 $1,395 4 Nights
Mar 01 2016 May 23 2016 $100 $169 $695 - 4 Nights
May 24 2016 Sep 06 2016 $118 $179 $825 - 4 Nights
: 4 p.m. : 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 9%
Deposits: 50% deposit required to reserve property. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Cashier Check, Money Order.
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Discover, Mastercard, Money Order, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: Holiday prices may vary. Monthly discounted rates available upon request. Ask about our last minute discounts or rates for 2 people.


Reviews for this vacation cottage rental in Carrabelle Beach, Florida

Penny Long Marler

Penny Long Marler

Pensacola, FL

A great base to explore the forgotten coast

September 21, 2014

The owner's son was prompt and helpful in the process of renting this cottage on McKissack Pond. As other reviewers have noted, there is abundant wildlife around the cottage: we saw a deer right in the backyard when we arrived and although we did not see a black bear as others have done, we did see bear tracks one early evening in the soft sand of the drive. The cottage is located right off 98 and very near a public boat launch at the nearest Marina, where we took our kayak and very successfully fished the channel of the harbor. We caught the largest speckled trout in our career as fishermen and a good-sized red, ,too. Apalachicola is 20 minutes to the West; Panacea, about 20 minutes to the East; and St. Marks and Wakulla Springs within an easy hour's drive. Three of the best restaurants, serving delicious and inexpensive fresh seafood, are also nearby: the Fisherman's Wife in Carrabelle (great hushpuppies and fried shrimp!), Posey's in Panacea (the best stuffed flounder you will ever eat, anywhere), and Up the Creek in Apalachicola (beautiful setting, dog friendly, with several fresh catch entrees featured every night . . . we had grilled amberjack, delicious!). Carrabelle Junction (a breakfast/lunch joint off the harbor near the post office) has great coffee for 50 cents a cup and fine pastries and pleasant outside seating for waiting out a rain shower. And don't miss the vintage concrete, peach and teal-colored, covered picnic tables at Carrabelle's public beach. And you can walk your dog there on a leash if you promise to clean up after!

Owner's reply:

Thank you Mrs. Penny,
You were a pleasure to work with! Please come see us anytime!

Amy Ables

Amy Ables

Austin, Texas

Great pad!

August 6, 2013

This was a great cabin on a lake very close to the Carabella Beach. The cabin is near the Tate Hell Forest entrance. The first night we had a bear walk through the yard. Very comfortable and cozy! Would stay here again if we were in the area.

Owner's reply:

Thanks Amy for the great review. So glad you enjoyed your stay

S & J

S & J

North Carolina

Quiet & Peaceful

October 16, 2011

The location on the lake and short drive to the beach are the definite good things about this home. It's a great base to work from when seeing the rest of the area. The lake has lots of wildlife, especially in the morning and evenings.





October 24, 2009

A wonderfully peaceful, clean, private place to enjoy some of the best Florida has to offer. This place is heads above other places in the area in not only ammenities but price and location. Short drive to all of Florida's Forgotten Coast. A GREAT FIND!! I will be back to this area and this is where I will stay.

Marge Wargo

Marge Wargo

Lake Mary, Florida USA

Delightful Cottage

September 19, 2009

Had a very good stay. The cottage was very comfortable and very clean. We spent our time fishing and enjoyed the time we were there. We would definitely go back.



McMinnville, TN USA

A Quiet Getaway

June 24, 2008

Jeanne, My husband and I enjoyed staying in your pleasant and spacious cottage so much! I loved sitting on the deck and looking at the lake. I had searched for a place where we could avoid the crowds and Lake McKissack cottage was the place for that.

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