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This charming house has a little something extra! After a day at the beach, your family will enjoy spectacular Gulf Views and sleep peacefully when staying at 'DreamCatcher'. Featuring a newly renovated kitchen, a 650 square foot deck with gas grill and sunning area, as well as 3 additional porches!
This beachside retreat is beautifully decorated with a wonderful, whimsical feel. DreamCatcher is located in the safe, family-oriented community of Old Florida Cottages only 200 yards off the beach. Ideally situated, DreamCatcher has fabulous views of the gulf from all three levels, and is only steps away from the heated community pool and cabana, as well as a short stroll to the sugar white beaches of the Emerald Coast. An extensive 19 mile paved bike path (Sandestin through Seaside), as well as state park trails are conveniently located just outside your door.
Its placement on an end lot with adjoining garden provides additional privacy and quiet charm. Beach access is uncrowded, secluded and quiet, with no roads to cross. There are restrooms, an outdoor shower and a shaded picnic area for your pleasasure and use. When returning from a day at the beach, you can enjoy the cool coastal breezes on our large wrap-around deck, one of the two front porches or on a walk through the community's many arbor-covered foot paths. You will be enchanted by the lushly landscaped palm tree lined brick paved pathways and white picket fences.
This perfect get-away with its many interior upgrades and extra amenities, features an open floor plan ideal for entertaining or spending time with family and friends. The first floor is comprised of a the main living/dining area, a large wraparound deck, one bedroom and bath, as well as a recently updated and well-appointed kitchen, providing all the conveniences of home in a bright and cheery atmosphere. The updated kitchen includes new granite countertops and appliances. The second floor offers a master suite with private balcony and 2 additional bedrooms and baths. The third floor tower is an added bonus to this home. Whether it is used as a 5th bedroom, a playroom or your favorite place for a nap, its breathtaking views of the Gulf and spectacular sunsets through a custom triple window will make it your favorite room in the house. The new addition of free WiFi highspeed internet, allows DreamCatcher guests to even work out of the home if they so choose. Tired of the beach? DreamCatcher is conveniently located close to Gulf Place, Grayton Beach and Seaside, where you can not only explore fabulous art galleries and an array of funky shops, but also experience live theatre, world-class dining, and during the summer, free outdoor music and movies. Included in your stay is the use of a free adult bike cruiser, unlimited DVDs, discounts on golf and fishing. Golfer's can chose from a number of award-winning courses, including Camp Creek, Shark's Tooth, Origin and Santa Rosa Beach Club, with discounts avaialble at Kelly Plantation, Camp Creek and Windswept Dunes.
Keywords: House, Old Florida Cottages, Old Florida, Santa Rosa Beach, Community Beach, 4 Bedrooms, South Walton County,Beaches of South Walton County, Gulf View,
Professionally decorated, Large Wraparound Deck, 3 Porches, HDTV, DVDs, VCRs, Stereos and TVs in every room. Fully equiped kitchen, Parking for 2 cars, No Pets, Situated next to a quiet garden....moreless
Christmas - New Years Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015 4 night min stay
Winter 2015 Jan 4 - Feb 20, 2015 4 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Management Fee$130 + tax
*Easter weekend : April 17- April 21, 2014 there is a 15% premium on nightly rate to $ 315/night.
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10 minute drive to Silver Sands, the South's largest outlet mall. A seafood market (Goatfeathers) and 9 local restaurants, as well as the upscale shops, art galleries and recreation facilities of Gulf Place (tennis, golf, biking, shuffleboard) are within a short walk. Extensive bike paths and state park trails are close by. Both Destin Commons Mall (to the West) and Pier Park, Panama City's newest entetainment mall (to the East) are within a 30 minute drive. Both featuring a wide selection of restaurants, shops and a state-of-the-art movie theatre.
Year Purchased: 2001
About: Tom, Patty & Chase Schoelkopf of Germantown Tennessee
Why Old Florida Cottages: During a business trip to the Emerald Coast we fell in love with the area. We chose Old Florida Cottages because of the family atmosphere and the close proximity to the beach with the magnificent gulfviews, especially from the house's tower room. The absence of high rise units in the area keeps the beautiful beaches uncrowded. DreamCatcher Cottage is decorated and furnished more as a second home than just a rental property. The house is filled with whimsical local art.
The Unique Benefits at this House: We always enjoy the miles of white sand and beautiful sunsets while at DreamCatcher. Many of the activities we enjoy are all within a short walk of the house.
* Great seafood store next door – Goatfeathers
* Nine restaurants
* Bike path along 30A
* Bike trails through state parks
* Boutiques and art galleries