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Colorful Beach Cottage -Great Ocean View! Walk to Pier Park.

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Sunny living area recently remodeled! Couch is queen sleeper

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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Summertowne house description

From the vantage point of your third level porch... with your cup of coffee or glass of wine... you have a front row seat to breathtaking sunrises and dazzling sunsets over the emerald waters of the Gulf. What a wonderful 'home base' for your family's vacation. Our brightly painted cottage-like home is located at the end of the row, and with three different porches and many windows, you will always have a changing view of the Gulf and surrounding area.

New this year the exterior has been freshly painted, and the balconies have been rebuilt. Inside, there is new carpeting, new a/c and a new refrigerator! Just last year we redecorated to include a new sleep sofa, and new terracotta tile flooring in the 'trundle' bedroom. It was also freshly painted throughout with happy cheerful colors, and warm, soothing tones in the bedrooms. It's in beautiful shape, and just waiting for you and your family!

The spacious top floor living area with access to the porch is designed with your family's comfort and needs in mind. The kitchen is large and fully stocked, including a crock pot so dinner is ready when you get home! You'll find ample seating in the dining room with a cozy bistro table in the kitchen.

The master bedroom features a queen size bed and a private bath with tub/jetted shower combination, two vanity sinks and a huge walk-in closet. Best of all, the bedroom has a quiet sitting area and its own private porch for those quiet moments when you just need to get away.

Facing the pool is a bedroom that features two twin beds. Designed in a fun, nautical theme it has access to a hall bathroom with shower/tub combination.

The third bedroom is on the main level and has its own private full bath, as well. It features a trundle bed that will make up to a full size bed at night. But, during the day you can fold part of it away to allow more living space.

Much of the artwork on the walls are original pieces by the owner in a style he calls 'shop art.' Be sure to check out these pieces... they are great fun!

Unlike condos with their huge parking garages and elevators, you have only to pull into your own private carport and walk a few steps to your home. Convenience plus! And speaking of convenience, once out the door you don't even need that car to enjoy a wonderful day. If you feel like hanging out, there is a private community pool right in your back yard.

Or, just across the street is a public access to 200' of vacant sugary white sandy beach. Four beach chairs and an umbrella are already provided for your convenience, and when you return there is a handy outdoor shower just to the right of the front door. No gritty sand once you're back inside!

A short walk away is Pier Park, the largest shopping center in Northwest Florida. Across Front Beach Rd from Pier Park, extending 1500 feet into the Gulf is the Dan Russell City Pier, a world class fishing pier with fabulous views and even better fishing. You can walk there, too!

Pier Park, with it's open air layout and endless shopping and restaurant opportunities will keep you entertained for a long time. It is home to familiar retailers, but also offers many small local shops with unique gifts and treasures for all. Restaurants like Margaritaville, Guy Harvey's Island Grill, Reggae J's, and many more are sure to please everyone's tastes. The complex features walking paths, a kiddies amusement park during much of the year, and specialized events, like the Summer Concert Series and Seabreeze Jazz Festival. The Grand Theatre offers 16 different theatres. If you're tired at the end of your fun day and don't want to walk, just hop on a trolley for the short ride home!

When you do want to wander further afar, you are just a very short drive to other destinations like Frank Brown Park with its baseball fields, playgrounds, fishing and picnic areas, and an aquatic center. It is also host to many fun events like the Seafood Festival, Music Fest, Thunder Beach and other annual traditions.

For a change, check out Shell Island, a natural, undeveloped island which lies between the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrews Bay. It is home to one of the world's highest concentrations of bottle-nosed dolphins, and the island's pristine beauty and abundant wildlife make it an enjoyable and exciting way to spend the day.

At the end of your fun day, relax in the comforts of your vacation home. Sneak out onto your own private porch off the master bedroom... or, head back out to that same third level porch to bask in the waning sunlight. As the sea gulls soar over the sand and surf, soak in those final rays of sun and allow yourself to be mesmerized by the many fiery hues of gold, red, pink and orange as the sun sinks into the sea. Just another day in Paradise!

We would love to share our vacation home with you, and our little piece of Paradise. Thank you for considering it as you make your family's vacation plans.

Keywords: cottage, town home, townhouse, beach house, single house, home

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Will not rent to vacationing singles under 25 unless accompanied by a parent or adult guardian on the premises for the entire stay...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Convertible bed(s)

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master has private sitting area with TV, and private balcony...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

            Trundle bed folds down to allow more room. Has private bath...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1) There is a private sitting area with its own TV, and this room also has its own private porch., Double Beds (1) Trundle bed on first floor opens up to double bed, Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin beds in ocean life themed room, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size sleep sofa on main floor. All bedrooms just redecorated so they are fresh and new! ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Jetted shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Private bath for trundle bedroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet

            Half bath on third floor living area...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Large, airy kitchen is fully stocked for all of your vacation menus. You'll even find favorite family recipes in our guest book....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Everything you need, including a crock pot for easy family meal preparation that's ready when you get back from a day of fun!...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            All of the basics you need... full set of dishware, glasses, cutlery, cooking utensils, etc....moreless

          • Dining:

            Spacious full size dining room ...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Brand new!...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Oven
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Covered Parking:

            Covered carport just out the back door. Can accommodate two cars...moreless

          • Parking:

            Park under your own carport. Overflow parking available...moreless

          • Living Room seats 6:

            Very large and spacious. Room for the whole family...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Additional parking area just across alley in back...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Full size. Located on first floor of home...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Full size. Located on first floor of home...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            New air conditioner installed 2012...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Towels Provided
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Outdoor shower will help keep the sand OUTDOORS! You are just across the street from the beach, and with no high rises to block your view, you have it all... your own private home with an awesome view of the Gulf. You are also within walking distance of Pier Park. To be more specific, you are just across an empty lot from Margaritaville. Does it get any better than that? ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                BRAND NEW...(4) Living room and all three bedrooms...moreless

              • VCR
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                This community is small so our pool is never crowded....moreless

              • Jetted Tub:

                There is actually a jetted shower in the master bath...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony:

                (2) Master bedroom has a private lanai with sitting area, and one is also off the main living area. ...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Sports & Activities
              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Beach View:

                200' of vacant sugary white sandy beach just across the street with no high rises to block your view...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                From the top floor there is an awesome view of the Gulf. Sunsets are particularly stunning...moreless

              • Water View

              Activities

              • Library
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Surf Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Parasailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Roller Blading
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Fitness Center
              • Paragliding
              • Basketball Court
              • Kayaking
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Surfing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Golf
              • Tennis
              • Swimming
              • Equestrian Events
              • Rafting
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Jet Skiing
              • Hiking
              • ATM/Bank
              • Cycling
              • Bird Watching
              • Photography
              • Bay/Sound
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Zoo
              • Synagogues
              • Restaurants
              • Live Theater
              • Botanical Garden
              • Cinemas
              • Water Parks
              • Theme Parks
              • Recreation Center
              • Playground
              • Museums
              • Marina
              • Churches
              • Coin Laundry
              • Winery Tours
              • Festivals
              • Miniature Golf
              • Eco Tourism
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking
              • Beachcombing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shuffleboard
              • Shopping
              • Shelling
              • Boating
              • Horseshoes
              • Pond
              • Paddle Boating
              • Fishing
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Peak Summer
              Jul 5 - Aug 8, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,600

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Late Summer
              Aug 9 - Sep 5, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $225
              $1,295
              Early Fall
              Sep 6 - Oct 3, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $185
              $1,095
              Fall
              Oct 4 - Oct 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $165
              $995

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning fee $160 + tax
              • Tax Rate 12.5%

              Notes:

              WE DO NOT RENT TO SINGLES UNDER 25 WITHOUT PARENT OR GUARDIAN PRESENT ON THE PREMISES FOR THE ENTIRE STAY. NO EXCEPTIONS!

              $300 REFUNDABLE damage deposit. If a credit card is used, account is not charged unless there is damage.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 07/21/2014
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              Location

              14 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Hwy 98, Panama City Beach Parkway
              Summertowne
              Nearest Beach
              Panama City Beach
              0.25 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Dusty's Oyster Bar
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Holiday or Hombre
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Margaritaville (or a dozen others at Pier Park)

              Car: Necessary

              We have one of the highest concentrations of bottle-nosed dolphins in the US. Unique boat trips are offered that go out into the Gulf, and the dolphins will come right up. Great photo op! For unique indoor actives, try Gulf Marine World or Wonder Works. The latter you'll find in an upside down building! Both provide activities and interactive displays that are both fun and informative.

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2014

              About: We have always loved vacationing in Florida and have found the N.W. Coast of Florida to have the most beautiful beaches in the world. The sand is so white. Listening to the sound of the waves is music to our ears! Thank you for choosing Summer Towne as your vacation home. Please come visit again.

              Why Summertowne:
              Pier Park! We can just walk over! The beach is so convenient - right across the street. Love the white sand, and the colorful homes! Especially, love the view off the top balcony. Being a single family residence is a nice change from condos. We have our own carport; no need to wait on elevators.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              We love that we can walk to Pier Park. And when I get done shopping and don't have a car to put all my great finds in, a trolley can take me home! Of course, we love going out for seafood and there are so many restaurants to chose from. We felt this was one of the nicest community pools we had seen, and it's never crowded.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Sunny living area recently remodeled! Couch is queen sleeper

                Sunny living area recently remodeled! Couch is queen sleeper

              • Entertainment center in living room with TV and DVD player

                Entertainment center in living room with TV and DVD player

              • Large living area... plenty of room for your whole family

                Large living area... plenty of room for your whole family

              • Bright, cheerful full sized kitchen.  Well appointed for all your cooking needs.

                Bright, cheerful full sized kitchen. Well appointed for all your cooking needs.

              • Master Bedroom Features Queen Size Bed with its Own Porch that Faces the Gulf

                Master Bedroom Features Queen Size Bed with its Own Porch that Faces the Gulf

              • Master Bathroom Features Large Shower with Jets and Huge Walk-in Closet

                Master Bathroom Features Large Shower with Jets and Huge Walk-in Closet

              • Full Bathroom for Trundle Bedroom

                Full Bathroom for Trundle Bedroom

              • Hall Bath for Twin Bedroom

                Hall Bath for Twin Bedroom

              • View of the Gulf from your living room.

                View of the Gulf from your living room.

              • Relax on your balcony and enjoy the day.  You have TWO to choose from!

                Relax on your balcony and enjoy the day. You have TWO to choose from!

              • We are the orange building... you can't get any closer to the pool than this!

                We are the orange building... you can't get any closer to the pool than this!

              • Dan Russell City Pier offers world class fishing and it's just outside your door

                Dan Russell City Pier offers world class fishing and it's just outside your door

              • Side View of Our Cottage Showing the Three Porches and Colorful Decor

                Side View of Our Cottage Showing the Three Porches and Colorful Decor

              • Side table with colorful fish made by the owner!

                Side table with colorful fish made by the owner!

              • Spacious dining room with open, airy kitchen.  Freshly painted throughout.

                Spacious dining room with open, airy kitchen. Freshly painted throughout.

              • Bistro table in kitchen

                Bistro table in kitchen

              • Sitting Area Off Master Bedroom with Comfy Love Seat and Private TV

                Sitting Area Off Master Bedroom with Comfy Love Seat and Private TV

              • Trundle bed opens to full size bed. New terracotta tile floor. TV in bedroom.

                Trundle bed opens to full size bed. New terracotta tile floor. TV in bedroom.

              • Twin bedroom freshly redecorated in fun, ocean life theme

                Twin bedroom freshly redecorated in fun, ocean life theme

              • Looking from kitchen to the dining room and living room. Very spacious!

                Looking from kitchen to the dining room and living room. Very spacious!

              • Panorama of Open Beach Just Across the Street from Third Level Porch

                Panorama of Open Beach Just Across the Street from Third Level Porch

              • Community Pool with View of Pier Park in the Background

                Community Pool with View of Pier Park in the Background

              • Outdoor shower on side of house helps keep the sand outside!

                Outdoor shower on side of house helps keep the sand outside!

              • Largest retail mall in NW Florida within a short walk or quick trolley ride

                Largest retail mall in NW Florida within a short walk or quick trolley ride

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              3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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