Treehouse on the Beach! Unique Retreat Overlooking the Gulf

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Secure, private RV parking behind this sliding gate


Last updated: 10/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This unique and distinctive home is ideal for a meditative retreat for an artist or writer, a romantic getaway for a couple, or a vacation for a small family or group. Ever since it was built locals have called it the 'Treehouse' because of its beautiful, cypress siding and its multiple 'perches' - two large elevated decks and two private balconies. The views are stunning at dawn, sunset, or evening. Or, chill out under the lanai-style lower deck or the shaded, screened-in Florida room (with gas grill and picnic table) and enjoy the extensive collection of indigenous beach-zone plant life in the all indigenous, zero-scaped yard. Your dog can join you at will through his own doggie door and be safe and cool inside the custom, solid cypress fence.

The Treehouse is located at the beginning of the beach's residential section so it is quieter than a condo on the commercial strip, but still less than a block away from restaurants, bars, and shops. Though across the street from the water, beach access via the convenient boardwalk and the Gulf views are completely unimpeded by other structures.

The interior features granite and marble counters, tile and Brazilian cherry floors, solid oak cabinets, and teak, cherry, and sinker cypress wood trim. A large walk-in closet separates the master bedroom with queen from the master bath, which offers a bidet and an over-sized tub with a custom tile surround. The loft bedroom with a full has the best views: from the Gulf to the Sound, all the way to Downtown Pensacola. Another half bath and full laundry are below.

Keywords: clear, open view of Gulf; just 50 yards to beach; lots of decks; hot/cold outside shower; screened sunroom w/ gas grill; washer/dryer; art & literature library; huge fenced yard w/ zeroscaped plantings and doggie door!


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, bidet


  • Alos, an outdoor hot/cold shower for rinsing off after a swim

Other Amenities

  • Beach view and access are unobstructed directly across the quiet 2-lane residential street, your dog will have access to a large fenced yard with his own shaded deck through his own doggie door, the yard features indiginous plants and trees irrigated by a rainwater collection system, two large elevated decks, one shaded ground level deck, one cool & breezy screened in sunroom, outside hot and cold water shower, each bedroom has its own balcony overlooking the Gulf, stocked library of excellent literature and poetry, each room trimmed with a different custom hardwood, granite counters, brazillian cherry and tile floors, oversized bathtub, bidet, HD flat screen TV, DVD player, stereo system....moreless


  • Books:

    An eclectic mix of classic literature, nonfiction, and "beach" reads....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Room for an RV in the driveway or inside the fenced yard....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


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


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  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 11%


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Last updated: 10/18/2015
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Visit the world-class National Naval Air Museum, take a short drive down the beach to historic Fort Pickens - with forts dating back to the Spanish colonial, Civil War, and WW I eras - and the unparalleled beauty of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. Deep sea fishing boats, parasailing, and jet ski rentals are less than a mile from the front door. if that's too far, watch dolphins come within yards of the beach from your deck or jump in and swim with them!, Kayak, surfboard, and stand-up paddleboard (SUP) rentals are all less than a block down the beach . If you want to cool down and rinse off the salt, venture north to the shady Blackwater River State Park for a lazy canoe or float down crystal clear waters and white sand banks of Juniper Creek.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2001

About: We are both fortunate enough to be self employed in professions that allow us the time to travel. We typically visit family or cruise on our sailboat in the summers, so our home is available then for others to enjoy.

Why Other Pensacola Beach Properties:
This property has been in my family for over 50 years. The original ground-level structure finally succumbed to Hurricane Ivan in 2004, but the Treehouse, originally built as a mother-inlaw suite with a yoga studio in 2001, survived with virtually no damage. It's solid as well as beautiful!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
You may be hard presses to decide which was the more thrilling experience: seeing dolphins playing a stones-throw from the beach or catchng a practice run by the Navy's Blue Angels flying almost as close at eye level to the deck!

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Speaks: english, spanish



  • Secure, private RV parking behind this sliding gate

    Secure, private RV parking behind this sliding gate

  • Main Deck

    Main Deck

  • Groundlevel Screened-in Sunroom

    Groundlevel Screened-in Sunroom

  • Dining Area and Doors to Deck

    Dining Area and Doors to Deck

  • Kitchen


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Upstairs Bedroom

    Upstairs Bedroom

  • Treehouse in the palms and sea-oats

    Treehouse in the palms and sea-oats

  • Treehouse from 2nd "Doggie Deck"

    Treehouse from 2nd "Doggie Deck"

  • View from Main Deck

    View from Main Deck

  • Natural stepping stones lead through indigenous landscape to the viewing  deck

    Natural stepping stones lead through indigenous landscape to the viewing deck

  • Dining and Kitchen Area

    Dining and Kitchen Area

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs Bedrrom

    Upstairs Bedrrom

  • View from Upstairs Bedroom

    View from Upstairs Bedroom

  • Treehouse Location

    Treehouse Location

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 29, 2015

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