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Beachbums Hideaway - a Unique Beachfront Studio

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Last updated: 07/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cloisters studio description

Tired of staying at impersonal, expensive, noisy condos? Want to be treated more like family instead of just another renter? Our non-smoking unit is an unusual getaway for a couple (and maybe one small child). We live in the top two floors of a residential three story townhouse located directly on the Gulf of Mexico on Okaloosa Island and rent out our ground floor lock-out studio apartment from time to time.

Our unit is not for everyone. If you want to party until the wee hours of the morning, there are plenty of other units available. But if you don't mind being fairly quiet from 10:00 PM until 6:00 AM, don't mind a Wire Hair Fox Terrier named Zoie, and enjoy just kicking back with a margarita and a little Jimmy Buffett music, this should suit you fine.

Your dedicated parking place will be right in front of the building, just steps from the entrance. We have three bicycles for you to tour around the island, and you can borrow Dave's fishing gear to do a little surf fishing. Beach gear (chairs, towels, umbrella, boogie boards, fresbies, kids toys, etc.) is also provided. You will have a private deck with a bar, and an enclosed outside shower for rinsing off after a day at the beach (Yes, we have a full bath inside also).

Finish off the evening with a game of darts, chess, or a boardgame, or select a movie from our DVD collection. In the morning you will have the local paper waiting at your front door for you to read while you're enjoying your coffee. We offer a 10% repeat guest discount and promise to make your stay with us as enjoyable as possible!

Keywords: Studio Apartment

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Studio
  • On floor 1

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Usually must be at least 24 unless married or accompanied by parent or guardian. We will consider young people under the age of 24 on a case-by-case basis....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Absolutely no smoking allowed inside our unit. You may smoke on the outside deck....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

          • Bedroom 1: 1 sleep sofa /futon, 1 murphy bed, 1 baby crib

            ...moreless

          • Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Murphy Beds (1)

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Microwave:

            (Kitchen also has a toaster-oven, crockpot, and electric skillet)...moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 2 people

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • DVD Collection, Dart Board, Books, Games, CD Collection, Kitchen Cabinets, Sink, Toaster-Oven, Blender, Coffee Pot, Pull-Down Queen Size Murphy Bed, Loveseat makes out into a Twin Bed, Eating Utensils, Linens, No Smoking and no pets...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Music Library
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • CD Player
              • Stereo
              • Video Library

              Communications

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Secure WiFi. Code is posted in unit....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (With enclosed outside shower)...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                      • Beachfront:

                        Our unit is directly on the beach on Okaloosa Island....moreless

                      Activities

                      • Live Theater
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Surfing
                      • Sailing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Hiking
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Parasailing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Golf
                      • Laundromat
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Restaurants
                      • Cinemas
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Ruins
                      • Water Parks
                      • Museums
                      • Shelling
                      • Swimming
                      • Boating
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Antiquing
                      • Fishing
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer
                      May 24 - Aug 15, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $140
                      $900
                      Fall
                      Aug 16 - Nov 30, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $100
                      $650
                      Winter
                      Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $80
                      $500

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 11%

                      Notes:

                      We require a $150 deposit in order to reserve and payment in full upon arrival. There is no cancellation fee if you cancel prior to 2 weeks before your scheduled arrival date. Rates are subject to change until booked.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/19/2014
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1998

                      About the owner: When we bought our town home in 1998 it was a real 'fixer upper'. Dave spent two years remodeling the two upper levels where we now live, and then decided to build a studio apartment in the rear of the garage. We always wanted to own a Bed and Breakfast and we feel that our unit is the next best thing to it. We wanted a unique rental where our guests would feel at home and more like family, not just another impersonal condo. Since we opened for business in March 2004 we have been blessed with almost continuous bookings from March through October. Many of our guests come back year after year and we will never forget who actually pays our bills.

                      Why the Owner Chose Cloisters:
                      Okaloosa Island is a little 'hidden gem' on the Emerald Coast. Quiet, laid back, very little traffic and beautiful beaches. And our Beachbums Hideaway is right on the beach! What more could you ask for?


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Front Entrance

                        Front Entrance

                      • Kitchen Area

                        Kitchen Area

                      • The beach is over the dune-just steps away!

                        The beach is over the dune-just steps away!

                      • Outside Bar Area

                        Outside Bar Area

                      • TV and Dining Area

                        TV and Dining Area

                      • Outside Private Deck with Enclosed Shower

                        Outside Private Deck with Enclosed Shower

                      • Living Area

                        Living Area

                      • Queen Murphy Bed in Down Position

                        Queen Murphy Bed in Down Position

                      VRBO #36573

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                      This listing was first published here in 2004.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, July 01, 2014

                      $80 - $140 per night (USD)
                      10

                      0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 3

                      View calendar: Updated 07/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      (850) 240-7941 (Florida, USA)

                      Speaks: english
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