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Serenity Now...the Sea Life! Gulf View Home

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Last updated: 09/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Dune Allen Beach house description

Serenity Now ... The Sea Life!
Come visit the sugar white sand beaches and emerald green waters of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, voted one of the 10 Best Beach Destinations in the World for 2011 by Yahoo! Travel. If you have visited this part of Florida before, I am confident you will want to come back. If you have never experienced the area before, you won't be sorry. We have experienced many other beach areas in the Eastern US, and we keep coming back here. We are pleased to offer our completely renovated (in 2012), 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 2200sqft house in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida for vacation rental.

Within Santa Rosa Beach, this beach house is located in a very special area, called Beach Highlands and is nestled between Dune Allen Beach and Topsail Hill State Preserve. Even though Santa Rosa Beach and the general area has grown in population and amenities, this location remains uncrowded, much as it was in the 1970s. There are no high rise buildings and to our west are only single family homes followed by 4 miles of undisturbed beachfront state park reserve. So if you are looking to relax and enjoy the pristine beauty and sea life without the crowds, yet be close to the amenities, this is the place.

The house has three bedrooms (1 King, 1 Queen, 2 sets of bunk beds), three full baths and configured to comfortably support a large family, two moderate size families or a small family that likes to have a lot of living space. The house is located 1 lot back from the gulf on the south side of highway 30A.

Outside, there is a 20x12 beach side deck with pergola and a fantastic view of the water. You are only steps away from the beach with a private beach access. After a fun day at the beach, wash away the sand and salt in the fully enclosed outdoor hot/cold shower. Inside, the north end of the house has a master bedroom with a queen bed, TV and full bath. At the south end of the house is a second master bedroom with a king bed, TV and full bath. The third bedroom is in the middle of the house and has two sets of bunkbeds, a TV and full bath. In addition, the house has a living room with a TV and a bonus room with a 51' flatscreen TV, each with views of the Gulf, and a full kitchen with breakfast bar. The house has a full size washer and dryer, 80 gal hot water heater and the typical conveniences of home including microwave, dishwasher, coffee pot, toaster, blender and Wi-Fi internet.

Our unique rental offers the uncrowded and serene beach experience, much like it was in the 1970s, even though it is now only 3 miles to a Walmart, 4 miles to a grocery store, 4 miles to a movie theatre and near upscale shopping and a wide variety of restaurants. Come experience Serenity Now ... The Sea Life!

For more pictures (some of how the area looked in the early 1970's and fishing pictures) and more information, please visit the Serenity Now ... The Sea Life! website at the link provided above PHOTOs.

Keywords: Home, House, Gulf View, Completely remodeled in 2012, Beach Highlands, Dune Allen Beach, Private Beach Access, Uncrowded Beach, Fishing

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum age of 25 years....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Pets not allowed...moreless

          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Table seats 6, breakfast bar provides additional seating....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Oven
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath and hand towels provided. Beach towels are NOT provided....moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Air Conditioning
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street
          • Heating

          Other Amenities

              • Outside fully enclosed hot/cold shower.

              Entertainment

              • Stereo
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone
              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet
              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio

              Location & View

                  • Beach View

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Fishing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Boating
                  • Antiquing
                  • Shopping
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Cycling
                  • Jet Skiing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall 2014
                  Aug 16 - Oct 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,800

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Winter 2014-2015
                  Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,000
                  Spring 2015
                  Mar 1 - May 22, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,800

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

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

                  $2,600

                  Changeover Day: Saturday


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Tax Rate 11.5%

                  Notes:

                  $500 deposit is required at time of booking. 50% of balance due 60 days prior to stay with remaining balance due 30 days prior to stay. Property only rents for full wks (Sat-Sat) during summer season. Minimum stay of full week during all seasons. Rates/availability subject to change. Please email owner for final quote and availability. NOTE:SUMMER 2015 reservations taken starting Jan 1 2015.


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                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1986

                  Why the Owner Chose Dune Allen Beach:
                  We (brothers Joe and Bill Letsinger) have been vacationing at this beautiful location in the Beach Highlands area of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida since we were very small (1970). At that time there really wasn't much around except for the natural beauty, fun and relaxation offered by the white sand and emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. In 1986 our family moved from Indiana and bought this house. We both love to fish and have certainly done a lot of fishing off of the beach and deep sea fishing out of Destin over the years. In the mid 1980's our family moved to the area, and our Mom purchased this house. Joe and his family continue to reside in the area. After moving north for school and work for many years, Bill has moved back to the south so that his family could enjoy this location and the incredible fishing and fishing diversity that it offers.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Private beach access, Gulf views. Located in quite and uncrowded Beach Highland which borders 4 miles of pristine beach and dunes of Topsail Hill State preserve. Close to the amenities, but serene and relaxing.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english
                   

                  Photos

                  • Gulf View from our front porch

                    Gulf View from our front porch

                  • Southeast view from the living room

                    Southeast view from the living room

                  • Dining area with table for 6 and living room

                    Dining area with table for 6 and living room

                  • View to the west...uncrowded and serene. Very few rental units to our west.

                    View to the west...uncrowded and serene. Very few rental units to our west.

                  • Kitchen with island, breakfast bar and view of Gulf.

                    Kitchen with island, breakfast bar and view of Gulf.

                  • Bonus room with 51 inch plasma TV, electric fireplace and view of the Gulf

                    Bonus room with 51 inch plasma TV, electric fireplace and view of the Gulf

                  • View from the Bonus Room

                    View from the Bonus Room

                  • North bedroom with queen bed and flatscreen tv

                    North bedroom with queen bed and flatscreen tv

                  • South bedroom with king bed and flatscreen TV

                    South bedroom with king bed and flatscreen TV

                  • Middle bedroom with two sets of bunkbeds and a TV.

                    Middle bedroom with two sets of bunkbeds and a TV.

                  • View west just offshore from the house. Only single unit houses to the West.

                    View west just offshore from the house. Only single unit houses to the West.

                  • Located on the Gulf side of Scenic Highway 30A

                    Located on the Gulf side of Scenic Highway 30A

                  • Living room with flatscreen tv

                    Living room with flatscreen tv

                  • Deck facing the Gulf ... and Hot / Cold enclosed shower

                    Deck facing the Gulf ... and Hot / Cold enclosed shower

                  • Kitchen with island and breakfast bar

                    Kitchen with island and breakfast bar

                  • Kitchen breakfast bar and dining area. Gulf views from kitchen.

                    Kitchen breakfast bar and dining area. Gulf views from kitchen.

                  • Bonus Room with Gulf views

                    Bonus Room with Gulf views

                  • Brand new large North full bath with full shower tub combination

                    Brand new large North full bath with full shower tub combination

                  • Brand new south full bath with full tub / shower with curved hotel shower rod

                    Brand new south full bath with full tub / shower with curved hotel shower rod

                  • View on the beach towards the west

                    View on the beach towards the west

                  • Middle full bath

                    Middle full bath

                  • A Gulf view in reverse

                    A Gulf view in reverse

                  • House located just right of center between the two taller structures

                    House located just right of center between the two taller structures

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

                  $1,000 - $2,600 per week (USD)
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                  Sleeps 8

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