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Beachfront - Dawson House Now Sleeps 12

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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

This spacious home is beachfront on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico at the western end of the island, about 1 mile from the National Seashore.

It offers a huge living area with separate TV, sitting and board game areas. The beachside balcony offers a covered sitting area and two sundecks, one with dining table and one with chaise lounge chairs. Downstairs there is an enclosed hot & cold shower and lockable storage area for beach gear.

The master bedroom is gulf front with a king bed and private bath. Bedroom #2 is also gulf front with a king bed and shares bath with bedroom #3 which has 2 twin beds. Bedroom #4 has 2 twin beds with close access to the bath off living area. The living area has a queen and full sleeper sofa.


Keywords: House, waterfront, beachfront, single family,


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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Events Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            NO GROUPS UNDER AGE 25...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            Shared bath with Bedroom 2...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            Bath with shower just outside bedroom door ...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Private bath with shower, walk in closet...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            Shared bath with tub/shower, walk in closet...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen, 1 double

            In living room...moreless

          • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 1 Queen size and 1 full size...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Stereo


              • Away From It All


              • Churches
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Walking

              Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    We're right on the beach. No houses in front, no road to cross. Nothing but sand between the house and the water....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking:

                    3 spaces under the house...moreless

                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator:

                    (2) 2nd refrigerator located in Laundry Room...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa


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                  from 20 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  WINTER 2014/2015
                  Nov 8 - Mar 6, 2015
                  1 night min stay
                  $195 $215
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,100 $2,500
                  SPRING 2015
                  Mar 7 - May 15, 2015
                  1 night min stay
                  $295 $315
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  Summer 2015
                  May 16 - Aug 7, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Late Summer 2015
                  Aug 8 - Sep 4, 2015
                  1 night min stay
                  $315 $335
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  Fall 2015
                  Sep 5 - Nov 6, 2015
                  1 night min stay
                  $295 $315
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Tax Rate 11.5%


                  Future Reservations: $250.00 non-refundable reservation deposit.

                  Near Term Reservations: 50% due with reservation. Balance due at check-in.

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                  Last updated: 12/20/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  27 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Both Pensacola and Ft Walton Beach Airports
                  2.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Juana's Pogoda
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Hidden Creek Golf Club
                  2.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Sailors Grill or Rocco's Italian Bistro
                  Private Homes
                  Nearest Beach
                  You're there!

                  Car: Necessary

                  Navarre Beach is a quiet beach destination. High Rise condominiums are over 2 miles away so our beach does not have umbrella after unbrella lined up in rows. There may be a few other people nearby but nothing like the crowds in the more popular areas.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1976

                  About the owner: The Bob Dawsons have always been 'beach people'. In the early days we traveled from Nashville to South Carolina and then discovered the Gulf coast. First Daulphin Island, AL and then, Navarre Beach. We were in love and Bob and Faffy purchased the property in 1976 and completed construction in 1977. The original house was destroyed by hurricane Opal in 1995 and rebuilt as it stands today in 1997. At first it was our private home but in 2003, we decided to open it to rental. We believe the Dawson House is truly one of the most livable rental houses on Navarre Beach.

                  Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                  Previous guests all rave about the open floor plan, the well stocked kitchen and the cleanliness of the Dawson House. Our cleaner literally treats the house as her own. She often spends her free time there to do that little something extra to make sure the house is perfect for our guests. Confidently we say you won't find a cleaner house on the beach.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The hot and cold outdoor shower has to be experienced. Something about showering with the gulf breeze blowing around you is like nothing else. And being able to rinse off the salt water and sand before going inside is a nice benefit.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Living Area

                    Living Area

                  • Bedroom 1 w/ private bath

                    Bedroom 1 w/ private bath

                  • Bedroom 3

                    Bedroom 3

                  • Street View

                    Street View

                  • What a great spot for morning coffee.

                    What a great spot for morning coffee.

                  • Porch View

                    Porch View

                  • Laundry


                  • Living Area / Kitchen

                    Living Area / Kitchen

                  • Kitchen


                  • Bedroom 2

                    Bedroom 2

                  • Bedroom 4

                    Bedroom 4

                  • Porch View

                    Porch View

                  • Porch View

                    Porch View

                  • Living Area

                    Living Area

                  VRBO #28353

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                  This listing was first published here in 2003.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

                  $195 - $500 per night (USD)

                  4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 12/20/14
                  Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2003
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within 24 hours
                  • Response rate: 90%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/20/2014
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                  Navarre Beach #28353

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