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'McDonald House'--Old School Grayton Beach Vacati

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Last updated: 08/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Grayton Beach house description

Welcome to Grayton Beach—a beautiful part of Old Florida beach history. If you haven’t been here before, Grayton Beach is the kind of place where you vacationed as a kid. It’s a place where you get to know the locals and come to feel like one. Visit Grayton just once and you’ll want to come back over and over again.

The “McDonald House” is a true piece of funky Grayton Beach history. It is named after its former owner, singer/songwriter Michael McDonald, whose family lovingly cared for this Magnolia Street home for years. New to the Grayton Beach rental market, the “McDonald House” underwent a fresh renovation in 2012. It is wonderfully decorated and has a cozy beach feel.

The well-designed floor plan has covered parking on the street level, and living areas on the second and third floors. A screened sleeping porch and an open rooftop deck mean your two most important vacation bases are covered—naps in the shade and sunset views of the Gulf! The house is laid out beautifully, with:

• 4 bedrooms (2 King beds, 1 Queen bed, and 2 Twin beds);
• 2 full baths;
• Sleeping porch with Queen bed swing;
• Outdoor enclosed hot water shower;
• Living room with new 52” flat screen tv;
• New 32” flat screen tv’s in every bedroom;
• Gourmet kitchen with new appliances;
• Covered parking with room for 4 cars, plus plenty of driveway parking;
• In ground pool with private backyard;
• Close to the beach.

If you like Seaside, Watercolor or Rosemary, you will LOVE Grayton Beach! You are close to everything, but far enough away to have plenty of privacy. Magnolia Street isn’t busy, and is a great place for family walks or bike rides.

Do you like to shop? Grayton Beach is perfectly located between Panama City Beach and Destin—you have Pier Park on one side and Silver Sands on the other! You can walk to shopping in Grayton Beach, Seaside and Watercolor. Shopping for essentials is easy, too, with 2 Publix Supermarkets close by and a new Wal-Mart down the street.

Do you play golf? There are 8 championship courses near Grayton Beach, including Camp Creek and Shark’s Tooth!

Do you like to just hang out? Perfect! There’s plenty to do in Grayton Beach, including:

• White sandy beaches!
• YOLO boarding in Western Lake
• Snorkeling, diving, deep sea fishing trips
• Hiking and Mountain biking in Grayton Beach State Park
• Hwy 30A 18-mile paved walking, jogging & biking path
• Picnic in Eden Gardens State Park
• Walk to the best restaurants on 30A—The Red Bar, Borago, Hibiscus, Pandora’s, Another Broken Egg, Hurricane Oyster Bar
• Walk to shopping in Grayton Beach, Seaside and Watercolor

Grayton Beach sits halfway between the new Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport in Panama City and Northwest Florida Regional Airport in Fort Walton Beach. With multiple American, Delta, United/Continental and Southwest flights daily, Grayton Beach is easy to get to from anywhere.

We are excited to share Grayton Beach and the “McDonald House” with your family—we hope you’ll make Grayton Beach your vacation tradition!

Keywords: Grayton Beach, Gulf View, Grayton Beach State Park, 4 bedroom, 2 Bath, Pool, Grayton

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Minimum age 25...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 2: shower, toilet


              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


              • Each bathroom is in hallway between the two bedrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Toaster
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Ice Maker
              • Microwave
              • Dishwasher
              • Catering Available
              • Kitchen
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Parking:

                Covered parking for 2, additional parking for 2 cars...moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Air Conditioning
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Covered Parking
              • Washing Machine
              • Parking Off Street

              Other Amenities

                  • Queen size bed swing on covered porch, Enclosed hot water outdoor shower...moreless


                  • Television:

                    Flat screen TVs in all bedrooms and living room...moreless

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


                      • Wireless Internet

                      Pool & Spa

                          Outdoor Features

                          • Balcony
                          • Deck / Patio

                          Location & View

                          • Ocean View
                          • Beach View


                          • Botanical Garden
                          • Medical Services
                          • Deepsea Fishing
                          • Equestrian Events
                          • Fly Fishing
                          • Freshwater Fishing
                          • Pier Fishing
                          • Roller Blading
                          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                          • Snorkeling
                          • Sound/Bay Fishing
                          • Surf Fishing
                          • Water Tubing
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Water Skiing
                          • Tennis
                          • Hunting
                          • Golf
                          • Cycling
                          • Parasailing
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Kayaking
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Swimming
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Hiking
                          • Fishing
                          • Sailing
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Laundromat
                          • Groceries
                          • Churches
                          • Marina
                          • Playground
                          • Water Parks
                          • Live Theater
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Cinemas
                          • Restaurants
                          • Zoo
                          • Beachcombing
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Eco Tourism
                          • Hospital
                          • Outlet Shopping
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Walking
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Miniature Golf
                          • Shelling
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Boating
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Antiquing
                          • Shopping
                          • Fitness Center
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Paddle Boating
                          • Surfing


                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 42 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Aug 9 - Nov 28, 2014
                          3 night min stay

                          Nov 29 - Feb 27, 2015
                          3 night min stay

                          Spring Break
                          Feb 28 - Apr 11, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          Apr 12 - May 22, 2015
                          3 night min stay

                          Summer 2015
                          May 23 - Aug 15, 2015
                          7 night min stay


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Cleaning fee $175 + tax
                          • Property Damage Protection $89
                          • Tax Rate 12%

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                          Last updated: 08/18/2014
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                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Northwest FL Beaches (ECP) or Valpraiso (VPS)
                          Grayton Beach
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Hwy 30A
                          Grayton Beach
                          Nearest Beach
                          Grayton Beach
                          Grayton Beach
                          Nearest Barpub
                          The Red Bar, Pandoras, Grayton Bar & Grill
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Camp Creek, Shark's Tooth
                          Grayton Beach
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          The Red Bar, Shorty's, GBG, Borago's

                          Standup Paddleboarding--YOLO!


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2011

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                          Speaks: english



                          • Welcome to Grayton Beach!

                            Welcome to Grayton Beach!

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Kitchen - New Granite Countertops for 2014!

                            Kitchen - New Granite Countertops for 2014!

                          • Queen Bedroom

                            Queen Bedroom

                          • Queen Bedroom

                            Queen Bedroom

                          • King Bedroom #2

                            King Bedroom #2

                          • Upstairs Shower

                            Upstairs Shower

                          • Sleeping Porch Bed

                            Sleeping Porch Bed

                          • Pool / Outdoor Shower.

                            Pool / Outdoor Shower.

                          • Pool


                          • View from the rooftop deck

                            View from the rooftop deck

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Dining Room

                            Dining Room

                          • Twin Bedroom

                            Twin Bedroom

                          • Downstairs Bathroom - 'Outside Shower' Inside!

                            Downstairs Bathroom - 'Outside Shower' Inside!

                          • King Bedroom #1

                            King Bedroom #1

                          • Upstairs Bathroom

                            Upstairs Bathroom

                          • The "McDonald House"

                            The "McDonald House"

                          • Second Floor Deck

                            Second Floor Deck

                          • Outdoor Shower

                            Outdoor Shower

                          • Pool Deck

                            Pool Deck

                          • There's no sunset like a Grayton Beach sunset...

                            There's no sunset like a Grayton Beach sunset...

                          VRBO #396695

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Friday, August 22, 2014

                          $307 - $500 per night (USD)

                          4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 08/18/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                          'McDonald House'--Old School Grayton Beach Vacati

                          Grayton Beach #396695

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