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Book Your Fall Weeks Now; Close to the Beach & Seaside; Family Friendly

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Welcome to Muriel's Grove! A tropical paradise awaiting you and your family.

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Last updated: 08/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Note: Special Rate does not apply to previously booked vacations.

Our beach house, named Muriel's Grove, is in a highly preferred location that is absolutely wonderful for a vacation. It has all the beauty and amenities of Seaside but at considerable $$ savings.

The beaches in this area, 'America's Most Beautiful,' are fabulous! Bordered by high sand dunes, the beach is wide with sugar white sand, and the warm water is emerald green.

Muriel's Grove is close to the beach (200 yards/3 to5 minute walk) and right next door to a large, beautiful swimming pool. It is in the very popular 'Grove by the Sea' community, a quiet and relaxing neighborhood of lovely seaside cottages nestled in a grove of magnolias and pine trees, that includes tennis, a children's play area, two swimming pools, and walking/biking paths.

Decorated in light, bright colors with a beach cottage theme, the house is beautifully furnished. There are hardwood floors throughout, and all the rooms have French doors that open to decks and the tropical paradise outside. Plantation shutters on the windows provide a wonderful sense of southern charm. Muriel's Grove is a special house that you will simply fall in love with.

The modern kitchen is fully equipped, and the dining area has seating for 11. On the first floor, there is one bedroom (two twin beds) and a queen sized sleeper sofa in the living room. Upstairs are two bedrooms (king bed, queen bed), and a studio room (full sized futon) that can be used as an extra bedroom if needed.

Safe, off road trails and sidewalks (perfect for walking, jogging, rollerblading, and biking) provide easy access to the many wonderful nearby recreational areas. Grayton Beach (4 miles), Grayton Beach State Park (2.5 miles), Point Washington State Forest (1.5 miles), Deer Lake State Park (3.5 miles) and Camp Creek Golf Club (5 miles) are just minutes away. The architecturally famous town of Seaside is just 0.9 mile away; you'll love its many colorful homes, small shops, and restaurants. Throughout the year, you can enjoy the many scheduled free events that Seaside has to offer.

Early risers can enjoy spectacular sunrises and the wide open space at the beach. Better yet, change the routine - sleep in, open the French doors, and listen to the birds outside. After a late breakfast, build sandcastles, swim and play with the kids, or take a walk on the beach down to Seaside. Enjoy lunch outside on the picnic table in the woods, or take a nap in our hammock and chairs beneath the pines and magnolia next to the pool.

You won't want to miss the fabulous sunsets either! In the evenings you can grill fresh seafood outside on the gas grill or just cook spaghetti for the kids. Enjoy dinner with your entire group seated at our large dining table as you share the day's activities with each other. After dinner walk or bike to Seaside and treat everyone to ice cream...or take a dip in the pool, and then relax on the wraparound decks under the ceiling fans as you listen to the sounds of the surf and woods. Later yet, go to the beach, lie on your back, and look at the stars.

WOW!--it doesn't get any better!!!

Keywords: Family Friendly rental cottage

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We are a family rental and do not rent to persons under the age of 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    A 'pack and play' with sheets, a high chair, booster seat and portable bed rail are available for our guests with young children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 6-9

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • CD/DVD Player, Hammock & Outside Chair Area, Adirondack chairs on wraparound porches. Outside Picnic Table, Hot and Cold water outside shower, Pack 'n' Play/sheets, Portable bed rail, Booster Seat and Highchair available...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for 3 cars...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry soap and fabric softener iare provided for the convenience of our guests....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    A crockpot is provided....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Liquid dish soap and soap for the dishwasher are provided....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Napkins, paper towels, a week's supply of trash-bags and a variety of spices are provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Summer/Early Fall
Aug 9 - Oct 24, 2015
3 night min stay
$360
$1,800

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $257 Nightly

Fall 2015
Oct 25 - Nov 21, 2015
3 night min stay
$300
$1,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $214 Nightly

Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2015
3 night min stay
$360
$1,800

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $257 Nightly

Early Winter 2015
Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2015
3 night min stay
$300
$1,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $214 Nightly

Christmas 2015/New Years
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016
3 night min stay
$360
$1,800

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $257 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

Cleaning fees are included in weekly rates

A seoparate $300 refundable damage deposit is required

Cleaning fees are NOT included in 3 night minimum rates.

A 11.5% state and local tax will be added to the rental rate.

Summer weekly rentals (May 24-Sept 5) include beach service set up of 1 umbrella and 2 beach chairs.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 08/30/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Panama City

Car: Not Necessary

Area: Our beach house is in a section of the Northwest Florida Panhandle and Gulf of Mexico referred to as the Emerald Coast and The Beaches of South Walton. The beaches in this area are rated 'America's most beautiful'. Here you will find beautiful open beaches with sugar white sand, dramatic sand dunes, warm emerald colored water, fabulous sunsets, and a golf and bikers paradise.

Muriel's Grove is located in the very popular Grove by the Sea community which is 0.9 mile east of downtown Seaside and midway between Destin and Panama City, Florida.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Jim and I both retired to the Grove by the Sea in the fall of 2003. Our permanent residence is just 50 yards away from Muriel's Grove, so we are available in a moment's notice should any problems occur during the rental season.

Why the Owner Chose Grove by the Sea:
We vacationed in this area for many of the years that we lived in Birmingham. Thinking that our kids, who are beach lovers, would always find a way to come visit us here at the beach. we planned to retire to Muriel's Grove. Instead we built our permanent home in the same neighborhood so that we could continue to share Muriel's Grove with families who love the beach as much as we do.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love going to Seaside's Modica Market in for coffee and a muffin during our morning walks. You can park your car and ride bikes to just about anywhere on 30A. Our personal favorite is sitting on the porch with our morning coffee while listening to the birds in one of the most peaceful settings along 30A..


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Welcome to Muriel's Grove!  A tropical paradise awaiting you and your family.

    Welcome to Muriel's Grove! A tropical paradise awaiting you and your family.

  • The living room--a coastal chic look.

    The living room--a coastal chic look.

  • The 60 inch table seats 8 comfortably.

    The 60 inch table seats 8 comfortably.

  • Enjoy the open concept living space.

    Enjoy the open concept living space.

  • First floor full bath

    First floor full bath

  • 2nd floor master BR w/king bed, TV   & French doors opening to wrap around porch

    2nd floor master BR w/king bed, TV & French doors opening to wrap around porch

  • Master bath with double vanities

    Master bath with double vanities

  • Upstairs hall bath with shower

    Upstairs hall bath with shower

  • Wonderful Hammock Area -  among pines & magnolia, btwn Pool & House

    Wonderful Hammock Area - among pines & magnolia, btwn Pool & House

  • A wagon and a few beach/pool toys are provided for guests

    A wagon and a few beach/pool toys are provided for guests

  • Swimming Pool - It's Awesome! Located next to the House & Hammock Area

    Swimming Pool - It's Awesome! Located next to the House & Hammock Area

  • Follow the wooded trails to our neighborhood playground.

    Follow the wooded trails to our neighborhood playground.

  • Relax on the front porch!

    Relax on the front porch!

  • Watch TV/DVD on a 42 in. flat screen.

    Watch TV/DVD on a 42 in. flat screen.

  • A kitchen any cook  would love!

    A kitchen any cook would love!

  • First floor BR - w/2 twin beds & French doors opening to porches

    First floor BR - w/2 twin beds & French doors opening to porches

  • Upstairs bonus area with full size futon and TV

    Upstairs bonus area with full size futon and TV

  • Another view of the 2nd floor master bedroom

    Another view of the 2nd floor master bedroom

  • Upstairs Guest BR - queen bed, 2 sets of French doors opening to porches

    Upstairs Guest BR - queen bed, 2 sets of French doors opening to porches

  • Relax upstairs on the wrap around porches!

    Relax upstairs on the wrap around porches!

  • Grill fresh fish on the gas grill!

    Grill fresh fish on the gas grill!

  • The Grove By the Sea--30 A's best kept neighborhood secret!

    The Grove By the Sea--30 A's best kept neighborhood secret!

  • Grove By The Sea tennis court - always available & only 150 yards from house

    Grove By The Sea tennis court - always available & only 150 yards from house

  • Seagrove Beach - view to west & Seaside (0.8mi) & Grayton Beach (2.5mi)

    Seagrove Beach - view to west & Seaside (0.8mi) & Grayton Beach (2.5mi)

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