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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
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Adorable cottage off the beach Bay House in the panhandle, beautifully decorated for the fishermen, the family and the family dog all at a great rental rate. Awesome outdoor living spaces with fenced in area and outdoor shower. Perfect for dining, grilling and chilling by the outdoor fire pit or grill This is a very private retreat, nestled in a tranquil setting in Santa Rosa Beach. The location is away from the tourist and traffic but close enough to enjoy (5-15 mins to everything the emerald coast has to offer. Sleeps 6 plus. very comfortably.
1 queen bed,1 full bed, qn. sleeper sofa and EZ blow up mattress that folds out like a bed off the floor. Huge dining area and fully stocked kitchen to cook in. Plenty of room to park multiple cars, boat or RV at no cost. Just 2 blocks from the Cessna Landing, a free public park complete with a 2 lane concrete boat ramp, a sandy beach area to land your boat on, bathrooms, a playground, basketball court, a picnic area with covered tables, grills, and a fishing dock. Six mins. to the beautiful emerald beaches of Santa Rosa Beach and the luxury of 30-A w/ public parking, bathrooms and the amazing Gulf Place complex with dining and shopping as well as the Topsail State Park for biking and exploring. Enjoy the relaxing and beautiful beaches of South Walton. 15 minutes to Destin, Grayton Beach, Seaside or Seagrove. 20 minutes to Rosemary beach, 25 to Panama City Bch. 10 mins. to Sacred Heart hospital and Sandestin Beach . Explore emerald beaches on the exclusive Hwy 30-A & Hwy 98 from a central location close to water parks, golfing, horseback riding, boating, biking, fishing and swimming for an affordable rate. Have fun when you do not have to spend all your money for lodging! Bring your fishing poles, kayaks, football or other toys to have fun at your bayou cabin getaway.
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- 1300 sq. ft.
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome:
- Pets Considered:
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- One bath tub shower combo
Kitchen & Dining
- Coffee Maker
- Pantry Items
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Towels Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- Living Room seats 7
- Air Conditioning
- Kitchen & Dining: -blender -4 ring stove -grill -lobster pot Popular Amenities: -activities guide -ceiling fans -local activities guide -paper towels -sofabed -vacuum -laundry soap -local maps -restaurant dining guide -toilet paper Entertainment: -audio tape player -books kids -radio -books adult -CD -VCR Outdoor Features: -cooler small -un-screened porch/lanai -boat+paddles -cooler -deck wood -outdoor entertainment area Cabin has a sunken living 2 steps up to dining, bathroom and bedrooms. Smoking allow in outdoor living space. Every thing needed to take to beach or enjoying the outdoors. ...moreless
- Video Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Deck / Patio
- Porch / Veranda
- Outdoor Grill
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Away From It All
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Medical Services
- Massage Therapist
- Fitness Center
- Jet Skiing
- Hunting Small Game
- Pier Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Water Parks
- Theme Parks
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
- Live Theater
- Scenic Drives
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Paddle Boating
- Outlet Shopping
- Eco Tourism
- Bird Watching
- Setting & View: -near the ocean -village Local Attractions & Activities: -autumn foliage -bay/sound -waterparks -fishing -boating -parks -horseback riding Welcome to your own private retreat, nestled in a tranquil setting on County road 393 in Santa Rosa Beach. Away from the tourist and traffic but close enough to enjoy anything the emerald coast has to offer in minutes. This newly renovated Bayou Cabin is beautifully decorated for the fishermen, the family and the family dog at a great rental rate. Sleeps 8 plus. Features two Queen beds, queen sleeper sofa and blow up mattress . Large dining area and fully stocked kitchen. Large outdoor deck area for dining, grilling and chillin'. Plenty of room to park boat or RV at no extra cost. Just two blocks from the Cessna Landing. This Free public park is complete with a 2 lane concrete boat ramp , a sandy beach area to land your boat on, bathrooms, a playground, basketball court, a picnic area with covered tables, grills, and a fishing dock. Six minutes to the beautiful emerald beaches of Santa Rosa Beach with public parking, bathrooms and the amazing Gulf Place complex with dining and shopping as well as the Topsail State Park for biking and exploring. Enjoy the relaxing and beautiful beaches of South Walton. 15 minutes to Destin, Grayton Beach, Seaside or Seagrove. 20 minutes to Rosemary beach, 25 to Panama City Beach. Ten minutes to Sacred Heart hospital and Sandestin Beach . Explore all the beautiful beaches on the exclusive Hwy 30-A and Hwy 98 from a central location close to water parks, golfing, horseback riding, boating, biking, fishing and swimming for an affordable rate. Have fun when you do not have to spend all your money for lodging! Bring your fishing poles, kayaks, football or other toys to have fun at your bayou cabin getaway. Even pick fresh limes off the tree for refreshing beverages! ...moreless
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Nice and Convenient
Nice and Convenient
No complaints. The house was well stocked with everything needed for a relaxing vacation. The location is convenient to everything in Santa Rosa if you are familiar with the area. Great value.
- Guest Matt G.
- Date of stay 11/07/13
- Review Submitted 11/19/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, pet owners.
Owner response: Thank you for taking the time to give our cottage a good recommendation for a family friendly vacation at a great price. Hope to see you guys in the future at this house or one of my other properties at barefootbeachbungalows.com.
Santa Rosa Beach
Santa Rosa Beach
We had an great time here! The cottage had everything we needed. The remote for the living room tv was a little tricky but we managed to figure out how to work it. The night we got there the neighbors were a little rowdy but after that it was very peaceful. The owners were great and we would definitely stay here again. Beautiful area! Close enough to everything but yet far enough away.
- Guest Trish (Gibbsboro, NJ)
- Date of stay 08/30/13
- Review Submitted 09/13/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, families with young children, girls getaway, age 55+, pet owners, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Thanks Patricia for a great recommendation I appreciate you taking the time and leaving the house so nice. Please come again anytime. Gail
Good amenities; nice place
Good amenities; nice place
Amenities and decor were great! Definitely a good value for the price and would recommend with one qualification: main structure (kitchen/dining room/bath/one bedroom) is tilted. You can feel the lean as you walk. We rented this place because friends had a place on the beach so didn't need location - and even renting for three nights was cheaper than any other comps for 2.
- Guest Corbett S.
- Date of stay 08/09/13
- Review Submitted 08/16/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children, age 55+, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Thanks for you your great review and thanks for leaving the house so clean! To get ready for the fall beach season, my husband and I came in after you to built a fence and add a patio with chiminea to the side outdoor living space. We are already excited about our favorite beach time-FALL. The funny thing about this cottage is we purchased it for the value of the land. Since my husband is a contractor, we figured until we could build a larger house on the land, we would fix it up and have somewhere for my family to stay when our other properties closer to the beach were booked. It turned out so adorable when we renovated and decorated the cottage that now it stays as booked as our beach properties! Our guests have found it to be a roomy alternative to a 300-600 square foot condo that rents for twice the money! Such a short drive to 30a beaches, and Destin without blowing the budget. Thanks again!
We had a nice time. The owner was very helpful. The cottage was cozy and it had everything that was posted on the website. However, I guess being further down south. We would have to deal with huge cockroaches. But I will say, the owner offered to spray but we did not want to be disturbed and have to leave the cottage. The actual location of the cottage and the houses in the area was alittle run down. Overall, we cannot complain about our 10 minute drive to the beach and to the surrounding businesses. For the price, it was a nice first family vacation in the Florida.
- Guest Lottie (Kentucky)
- Date of stay 07/21/13
- Review Submitted 08/07/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, pet owners.
Owner response: I am so sorry you had an issue on your first trip to the coast. At the end of the day the most important thing is that I am sure your kids appreciated you bringing them to the beach and to our cottage with all its charm and peculiarities. Thank you for being so understanding. Our homes are kempt very clean and are exterminated at least once a monthly inside and quarterly outside. I personally come in and work with housekeeping to detail periodically to be sure of that. As you know, since you brought your pet, this cottage is a pet friendly one so during busy months we may treat even more often in a pet friendly way just to avoid any issues. Unfortunately palmettos bugs live in foliage and are attracted to light. They sneak in as people come in and out especially if doors are left open but can get through the tinniest cracks in a house. With all the rain we have had in Florida during your trip I am not surprised. I think every living creature was trying to find dry ground. Our housekeeping and the exterminator did thoroughly inspect the house and treat again after you left. I came down the following week and stayed there a few days. No serious issue or sightings were found. As I have been told by pest control companies I use for my multiple businesses. It does not matter how clean a property is or how often you treat, in the Deep South Palmettos and sugar ants will get in from time to time to avoid extreme weather conditions. I have personally only since dead ones there, thank goodness. Highway 393 which runs from bay to beach does not have covenants like a strictly residential area. Most of Santa Rosa Beach was an up and coming area. The two houses next door to mine listed for $500,000 before the housing collapse. Other newer houses on the street listed in the $ 200,000 to $400,000 range. Of course others on the street that are run down wished they had sold during the boom when off the water lots on the bay side of 393 were going for $150,000. The coast was hit harder than many other areas since most homes here were investment or second homes. As anyone who comes down here often knows, the gulf coast is definitely experiencing a resurgence with much building and improvements going on, glory be to God for that. Hopefully your next trip will be a more joyfully one as time heals your family so can you celebrate a life well live by your dad to the fullest.
My best friend and I went down to the beach for a last minute girls trip. We were lucky enough to find this house and it was perfect. The house is fully stocked with everything you need, plus some and it furnished like I have my own home. This does not feel like a "vacation rental", more like staying at a family members personal beach house. I was back last week with my family, we rented a house closer to the beach with another family, and spent more money than I care to admit, I can assure you it was didn't hold a candle to this house! We will be back!
- Guest Katie (Nashville)
- Date of stay 06/25/13
- Review Submitted 07/19/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway, age 55+, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Wow! I love this review! Thank you so much for your time and thoughts on our rental. I think your Gone Fishing review was perfect. Come back soon.
Great Family Getaway!!
Great Family Getaway!!
This is our first time trying out VRBO and we are more than pleased with the home that we chose! The property is situated in a quiet neighborhood not too close to the beach but only a few minutes away. It is conveniently located about 10 mins. from Destin and 25 mins. from Panama City Beach. The house comes fully equipped from bed linens, home appliances, to clothes hangers! The shed has everything that you need for a day at the beach: chairs, umbrella, and beach toys. There is nothing that you need to bring other than your own groceries. Walmart is about a 10 mins. from the house as well as Publix so you can easily run down to the store to pick up groceries. We stayed 2 weeks in the house and made the mistake of buying more groceries than we needed because we ate out quite a bit, so only buy what you think you'll use!. There are some great thrift stores, antique shops, and restaurants located right off of 98 in Santa Rosa, 30A also has some great shops and restaurants so definitely make your way down 30A! My kiddos enjoyed some great pizza from Fat Daddy's which Gail recommended in her email. The Donut Hole restaurant off of 98 has donuts that are to die for so definitely make your way here too! Get there early because donuts run out usually by noon and the line to eat at the restaurant is about a 20 min. wait. Robin, the housekeeper, came to the rescue a few times and was of great help! She had an answer to all of my questions and was very sweet and friendly. She even gave me step by step instructions over the phone on how to work one of the remote controls because we obviously couldn't get it to work after pressing the wrong button! I want to add that we planned to bring our black Lab with us on vacation but it was good that we didn't because the home does not come with a fenced yard and Duke needs a yard to stay put, otherwise he'd run wild in the neighborhood. Overall, there is nothing negative that I can say about my family's experience at Gail's cottage, it is definitely on our list for next summer and we plan to stay longer than 2 weeks! The cottage isn't just a romantic getaway for couples, it is family oriented and equipped for couples and families with children and dogs :)
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 06/29/13
- Review Submitted 07/12/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, families with young children, girls getaway, age 55+, adventure seekers, pet owners, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Jessica thank you so much for your review. I am truly blessed to have so many great guests like you guys. These reviews are so important to guest when making their decisions on renting so I do appreciate your review so vey much. We are adding a fence, outdoor shower and hot tub in the fall so maybe you guys can come our way again and bring your Duke!
Property is as described & very enjoyable. My guest and I had a smooth check in as well as check out. The property is located just mins away from Destin. Great Location!! Far enough away from the commotion of the beaches but close enough to still enjoy activities. The Destin shopping outlets as well as beaches is located about ten mins away. The property was clean upon arrival, I did get a chance to meet the owner, she was very pleasant and friendly as well as very responsive to any questions. The property includes all necessities of daily living such as clean linen & cookware; just bring food or go shopping at Publix or Wal-Mart less than 10 mins away! The property has a great wrap around deck that we loved, I would recommend bringing a BBQ grill as we did! I will absolutely recommend and stay at this property in the future.
- Guest Kay Kay (Jacksonville, fl )
- Date of stay 06/21/13
- Review Submitted 06/29/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, girls getaway, age 55+, pet owners, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Kalanda, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review! I just noticed that the response I wrote earlier did not post. I truly appreciate your kind words and for being such awesome guests at our cottage. Hope to see you guys again in the future!
This property was a perfect getaway for my wife and I. We're in our 50's so we don't need the hussle and bustle of the more touristry areas like Destin and Ft Walton. This was exactly the slow, relaxing pace we envisioned when we were planning our trip. The photos and descriptions the owners listed are 100% accurate. The property is very clean and well maintained. I would descripe the atmosphere Gail created inside the cottage as a charming little bungalow. The amount of detail and creativity Gail put into establishing a "beach house" feel was very much achieved. You're centrally located to Santa Rosa Beach and easy access to the Grayton Beach area. Bring the bicycles if you like to ride them---there are miles and miles of easily accessible bike paths. We road from Santa Rosa Beach to Grayton Beach, stopped off for lunch and a cool one at Shorty's in Grayton. One of the best dinners we had was at Louis and Louise right off of Hwy 98---I highly recommend the blackend grouper! We're definitely considering coming back next year and would recommend this property to anyone.
- Guest Dave J.
- Date of stay 05/18/13
- Review Submitted 05/28/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, pet owners, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Thank you so much! Awesome review. Came in this weekend and painted deck even cuter, turned out awesome. In the next few months we are adding a pergola and hot tub to the side side porch as well as back fenced for those with pets. So definitely consider us for your next trip. I have other properties as well just google my email the vrbo listings can be linked from there.
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Nov 1 - Feb 27
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Feb 28 - May 23, 2014
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May 24 - Aug 10, 2014
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Aug 12 - Sep 12
3 night min stay
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Sep 14 - Oct 30
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Additional information about rental rates
Smoking is allow in outdoor areas . Pets with approval are also welcomed but both have to be cleaned up after. $85 cleaning fee.
Pet Fee add $15 a day for pet up to $45 Maximum per week. For Second pet add $5 more a day up to $75 maximum per week .
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- cleaning: $90 + tax
- Property Damage Protection: $49
- Pet Fee: $15
- Tax Rate 12%
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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- Nearest Beach: beach at 4 Miles
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: Birmingham business owners who love long walks on the beach together and with our family .
Why the Owner Chose Other Santa Rosa Beach Properties:
Location,location ,location. So close to 30a beaches and Destin for an affordable price for families. Beach, bay and country get away all rolled into one!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Large dining and out door space for a big or small groups on a budget. Less expense than a hotel room with so much more to offer including fenced are to walk family dog. Minutes to parks, beach, bay, shopping and dining.
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Fun large outdoor area.
Fenced in patio area with chimenea fire pit For cozy beach nights.
Back yard porch next to storage shed with beach chairs, toys and bikes.
32' Smart TV with built in WiFi in master and guest room.
Unwind with your favorite Netflix pick after a long day at the beach.
Large living rm., plenty of seating tv with vhs and dvd player.
Gone fishing cottage ,enjoy all the coast has to offer at a price that is right!
Fully stock kitchen with everything you need to cook in or to serve take outs.
Spa Bath Room.
Rain shower w/hand Sprayer and Tub!
Umbrella /chairs rentals or use ours at public beach 6 minutes away .
Cessna Park Boat Launch 5 mins away.
Fenced in side porch area. Convenient for pets and children.
Lots of outdoor living space perfect for grilling n' chilling.
Cozy master bedroom w/ plush queen size mattress. Large space for ez bed or crib
Comfy Guest Rm. or Master with modern nostalgic beach décor & 32 inch SmartTV
Sunken living area steps up to lg. kitchen and dining area.Pet Friendly!
Large living room for with sleeper sofa. Opens onto a large deck.
Large clean kitchen and dining area.
Large space for the ez bed that auto fills to a queen off the floor. See picture
Roomy laundry room w/ laundry setups.
Awesome water park Big Kahuna's Destin, Fl just 15 minutes away!
Picture of how the ez bed blow up looks very cofy.Plenty of pillows and blanket.
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