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100 Yards from Beach, Community Pool and Lake Access, 2 King Suites

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Last updated: 10/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Old Florida Beach house description

'Heart of Palms' in the gated community of Old Florida Beach is a quiet retreat for both families and older guests. Just 30 yards from the Community Swimming Pool, 50 yards to the dock on Draper Lake and 100 yards from the luxuriously wide Beach.

Completely remodeled and professionally decorated in Spring 2012. All new Chef's Kitchen, Two Master King Bedrooms (1st floor and 2nd floor), Four New Bathrooms - Master with new jetted tub, rainfall shower in second Master. The first floor has one Master (King) with jetted whirlpool tub/shower and second bedroom (twin beds which can be made into a King for a total of three kings) and separate full bath. Chef's kitchen with all new appliances and marble counters is fully equipped for the gourmet cook. Time saving family-sized washer and dryer is on first floor off of the kitchen.

The second floor has another Master Bedroom (King) with walk-in rainfall shower and french doors to covered balcony. An additional large bedroom has four twins (two singles and one bunk bed) with full bath. From the second floor hallway, step out to the wrap-around mostly covered deck where sunbathers can lounge in the sun or families can share a meal or a nap under the tin-roofed deck. View sunsets over the Gulf from this vantage point.

Nearby, walk to favorite local restaurants: Goatfeathers with local seafood market or Cafe Tango. Just down the road on 30-A, walk or bike to Gulf Place shopping center for more restaurants, ice cream, clothing stores, wine shop or pharmacy. A bike path connects all of the communities along highway 30-A including Seaside, Watercolor, Grayton Beach. The outlets of Sandestin are only 15 minutes drive from here. Golfers may play at the Santa Rosa Beach and Golf Club only 1.4 miles away and other golf courses nearby.

For the nature lover, Draper Lake Preserve edges along the Old Florida Beach neighborhood and has a dock just 5 houses down the street from which you may fish or launch a canoe. Only three other areas in the world have these 'coastal dune lakes' that connect to the ocean through the sand dunes. This shallow channel makes a safe area where young children can play for hours in very shallow water.

The new Northwest Florida Beaches airport (ECP) is an easy 30 minutes away and Destin/Ft. Walton (DSI) is 40 minutes away.

Keywords: 4 Bed, 4 Bath house, Private Street, South of 30A, Beaches of South Walton, House, Cottage

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          • Convertible bed(s)

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3 - Downstairs: 2 twin/ single

            Twins are convertible to King. Full Bath next to bedroom....moreless

          • Master Suite - Downstairs: 1 king

            Downstairs Master Suite with whirlpool tub and shower...moreless

          • Master Suite - Upstairs: 1 king

            Upstairs Master Suite with Waterfall Walk-in Shower...moreless

          • Bedroom 4 - 'Bunk Room' Upstairs: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

            Lg room w/full bath 2 Twins convertible to King & 1 bunkbed...moreless

          • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (6) Twins can be converted to a King in two bedrooms for a total of 4 Kings. One Bunkbed in room with a set of convertible twins....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          • Master Bath - Upstairs: toilet, shower

            Large walk in Waterfall and handheld showers. Marble Vanity....moreless

          • Bathroom - Downstairs: toilet, shower

            Full guest bath next to downstairs 2nd bedroom. ...moreless

          • Bathroom - Bunk room Upstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Full bath within upstairs 'bunk room'...moreless

          • Master Bath - Downstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            Whirlpool and Air jet functions. Shower head with hand unit...moreless

          • There is also an outdoor shower by the back entrance.

          Other Amenities

              • Community Swimming Pool, Community Dock on Lake, Jetted Tub,

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Television:

                HD Flat screens and DVD in Living Room and Master Suites. Remaining bedrooms also have TV's and DVD players...moreless

              • Toys
              • VCR

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Marina
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Shopping
              • Walking

              Location Type

                  • Ocean View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Three dining areas: Table for 10 in kitchen; Game table for 4 in living room; Table for 4 on covered upper deck for al fresco dining....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Large sectional sofa with Sunbrella fabric slipcover. Game table for 4. 42' Flatscreen TV....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    for two cars...moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    XL family size...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Food processor, blender, ...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Plenty of dishes so you don't have to keep running the dishwasher....moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Stocked by a professional chef with everything a great cook needs. Marble countertops, professional stainless steel cooking appliances....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator:

                    French style doors with chilled, filtered water and ice maker....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Dacor 6 burner professional stovetop with griddle and large oven....moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Golf:

                    nearby at Santa Rosa Beach Golf Club...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Big Green Egg Charcoal Grill...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Approximately 50 steps from front door....moreless

                  • Jetted Tub
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Autumn 2014
                  Oct 18 - Nov 21, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $325
                  Thanksgiving Week
                  Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,850
                  Early Winter 2014
                  Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $350
                  Winter Holiday 2014
                  Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,850
                  New Years 2014-15
                  Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  $3,850
                  Winter 2015
                  Jan 3 - Mar 13, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,750
                  Spring Break 2015
                  Mar 14 - Apr 3, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,430
                  Spring 2015
                  Apr 11 - May 22, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  $3,250
                  Memorial Day Week
                  May 23 - May 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,470
                  Summer 2015
                  May 30 - Aug 14, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,450
                  Late Summer 2015
                  Aug 15 - Sep 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,150
                  Labor Day Week
                  Sep 5 - Sep 11, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,400
                  Early Autumn 2015
                  Sep 12 - Oct 2, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  $2,850
                  Fall Break 2015
                  Oct 3 - Oct 16, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,850
                  Autumn 2015
                  Oct 17 - Nov 20, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  $2,450
                  Thanksgiving 2015
                  Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,850
                  Late Autumn
                  Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  $2,450
                  Holiday 2015
                  Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,850

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Cleaning $235 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11.5%

                  Notes:

                  Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


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                  Last updated: 10/06/2014
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                  Location

                  Great Yoga nearby, Concierge Services available, Transportation services available for shuttling to airports or for nights of wining and dining without worry.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About the owner: We have both been coming to beaches on the Gulf from our home in Kentucky all of our lives. Guy is a commercial banker and real estate investor and Harriet has owned her own catering business for over 25 years. We both enjoy entertaining people in our home and love creating places for our family and friends to gather. We have two grown children, three grandchildren and an 11 year old son who came along in our early middle years.

                  Why the Owner Chose Old Florida Beach:
                  We wanted a permanent place near our grown children. Our daughter and granddaughter live nearby and our oldest son and his family live in Birmingham. Seems we were renting bigger and bigger homes and finally decided it would be a good investment to buy our own place in Santa Rosa. This is not just a rental unit property for us. It is our home at the beach and so we've put in the amenities and quality appliances and beds that we are used to in our main residence. I've always said that I wouldn't want to stay in a vacation place that wasn't as nice as my own home. It wouldn't be much of a vacation in that case!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Old Florida Beach is quiet, being over three blocks away from the main road, protected on one side by Draper Lake preserve and is gated to keep traffic away. Children can easily move around the neighborhood like we used to do as kids. The beach is very wide here and the lake with dock makes for fun hours of fishing or just sitting and viewing the sunlight on the dunes.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Living Room with large flatscreen TV

                    Living Room with large flatscreen TV

                  • In kitchen seating for up to ten.

                    In kitchen seating for up to ten.

                  • Downstairs Master with King

                    Downstairs Master with King

                  • Downstairs Bedroom. Twins can be converted to a King Bed.

                    Downstairs Bedroom. Twins can be converted to a King Bed.

                  • Upstairs Master with King

                    Upstairs Master with King

                  • Upstairs Master Bath with Walk-in Shower

                    Upstairs Master Bath with Walk-in Shower

                  • Upstairs Bunk with TV and bath (tub/shower combo) shown.

                    Upstairs Bunk with TV and bath (tub/shower combo) shown.

                  • View from upper deck

                    View from upper deck

                  • Upper Deck. Master Bedroom doors near rocking chairs

                    Upper Deck. Master Bedroom doors near rocking chairs

                  • Porches on both floors

                    Porches on both floors

                  • Community Pool

                    Community Pool

                  • Our boardwalk and beach

                    Our boardwalk and beach

                  • Commercial grade appliances with big griddle for pancakes!

                    Commercial grade appliances with big griddle for pancakes!

                  • Living Room game table, next to flat screen tv.

                    Living Room game table, next to flat screen tv.

                  • Downstairs Master Bath with Jetted Tub

                    Downstairs Master Bath with Jetted Tub

                  • Full bath downstairs next to bedroom and kitchen.

                    Full bath downstairs next to bedroom and kitchen.

                  • Deck off upstairs Master Bedroom

                    Deck off upstairs Master Bedroom

                  • Upstairs Bunk Room. Twins can be converted to King Bed.

                    Upstairs Bunk Room. Twins can be converted to King Bed.

                  • Upper Deck

                    Upper Deck

                  • Laundry off of kitchen. Extra Large capacity

                    Laundry off of kitchen. Extra Large capacity

                  • Front Porch Downstairs

                    Front Porch Downstairs

                  • Community Pool

                    Community Pool

                  • View from Draper Lake dock - with the Gulf visible just beyond the dunes.

                    View from Draper Lake dock - with the Gulf visible just beyond the dunes.

                  VRBO #408254

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

                  $250 - $639 per night (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

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                  Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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