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Downtown Grayton Beach

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Last updated: 09/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Grayton Beach house description

One of three houses of the former 'Compound', 'Artless Sprite' has been in the Covell family since 1973. Built in 1960, this 3 BR 2 bath rustic charmer sports 2 queen bedrooms and a very large studio bedroom with outside entrance, sitting area, a king bed, 2 single beds. The living room has a double fold out sofa bed. Artless Sprite possesses the most parking space in short proximity to the ever popular Red Bar, allowing up to 6-7 parking spots. An outside shower open to the warm Florida sunshine provides hot water after a relaxing day on the beach.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1232 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Perfect for multiple families or multiple couples. No spring breakers (high schoolers and college age students - no exceptions)....moreless

          • Limited Accessibility:

            Small steps into house. Bathroom doors are narrow....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Please enjoy the seating area in the yard to enjoy smoking....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            No pets allowed....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

            Hot & cold water, privacy fence open to the heavens...moreless

          • Newly remodeled bathrooms!

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo:

            CD player and ipod docking station...moreless

          • Television:

            Cable TV in living room and king/twin bedroom...moreless

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

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

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Beach View:

                Short walk to direct beach access...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Parking:

                Deep driveway holds up to 3 cars and up to 4 parking spaces in front...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                Washing machine in the home...moreless

              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Adirondack chairs and table in front lawn...moreless

               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.8
              from 6 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              May 18 - Aug 16
              7 night min stay

              $1,855
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $250 $250
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • cleaning fee $150 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Tax Rate 12%

              Notes:

              Email owner for winter quote. No high school or college spring break rentals. No exceptions. Rates subject to change.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 09/21/2014
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              Location

              25 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Northwest Florida Beaches Airport ECP
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              The Red Bar
              4 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Hwy. 283
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              The Red Bar and Shorty's
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Grayton Beach

              This property is in the heart of old Grayton Beach, which is in the middle of the famous Scenic Route C-30a in South Walton County, Florida on the Redneck Riviera. Artless Sprite is just a half block from The Red Bar and steps from the most beautiful beach in the world!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1973

              About the owner: Artless Sprite is the first permanent vacation home of the Covell Family who has lived in Northwest Florida since the 1920's and has vacationed in Grayton Beach since the 1930's. Currently owned and operated by 4 sibling owners, Artless Sprite holds a unique place in the heart of this family where formative years were enjoyed with members of the Grayton family who have vacationed together, raised children & grandchildren together, and now live and work together in this laid back, one-of-a-kind old Florida beach town. The name, 'Artless Sprite', comes from a poem written by our father who dreamed it one summer night in Grayton in the 1940's. The name 'Artless Sprite' describes this family cottage perfectly - it is artless in its straightforward, unpretentious atmosphere, yet fairy-like, like a sprite, with its ability to make magical memories.

              Why the Owner Chose Grayton Beach:
              You cannot beat this location for the perfect combination of close beach access, convenience to The Red Bar, plentiful parking, and affordability. It truly is the lifestyle of yesteryear.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Ample parking, private entrance to large studio bedroom and outside hot water shower open to the elements make for a good time had by inhabitants of Artless Sprite!


              Contact us

              Speaks: english
               

              Photos

              • Artless Sprite

                Artless Sprite

              • Front view

                Front view

              • Living area

                Living area

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • Dining area & kitchen

                Dining area & kitchen

              • Queen Bedroom #2

                Queen Bedroom #2

              • Sitting area in king bed studio

                Sitting area in king bed studio

              • Right bathroom

                Right bathroom

              • Left Bathroom

                Left Bathroom

              • Inside view of Outside Shower

                Inside view of Outside Shower

              • Outside seating in front yard

                Outside seating in front yard

              • Our Grampy Covell who introduced us to Grayton Beach almost 100 years ago.

                Our Grampy Covell who introduced us to Grayton Beach almost 100 years ago.

              • Front entrance

                Front entrance

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Hall

                Hall

              • Kitchen and view of front windows

                Kitchen and view of front windows

              • Queen Bedroom #1

                Queen Bedroom #1

              • King Bedroom studio

                King Bedroom studio

              • Side entrance to house and private entrance to king bed studio

                Side entrance to house and private entrance to king bed studio

              • Poem written by Dad in the 1940's and where the house gets its name

                Poem written by Dad in the 1940's and where the house gets its name

              • Outside shower

                Outside shower

              • View of beach access from in front of house (Garfield St.)

                View of beach access from in front of house (Garfield St.)

              • View of Side Yard

                View of Side Yard

              • Beautiful Sunset on Grayton Beach

                Beautiful Sunset on Grayton Beach

              VRBO #450562

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Monday, October 06, 2014

              $250 - $265 per night (USD)
              6

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

              View calendar: Updated 09/21/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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              Speaks: english
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