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Heron's Watch-3BR- May 12 to 14 $856! 100yds 2 Grayton Beach- 1Block to RedBar

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,155 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Bedrooms 3, Bathrooms 2, Sleeps 6

Top Reasons to Book this Lovely home:

* 100 Yards to beach & 100 Yards to Western Lake

* Just a block from Red Bar & Zoo Gallery

* Gulf Fishing Charters right from the beach!

* Chiringo, Hibiscus & Hurricane Oyster Bar & Grill nearby

* Free shuttle via the 30A Sunshine Trolley, May 27-Sept 4

* Professionally Managed; 24/7 Service

*This property is not available to adults Under the age of 25. No Exceptions.*

Heron’s Watch is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms 1,155 SQFT cottage that is beautifully furnished; complete with a full galley kitchen, French doors leading to the deck, a master bedroom with a private bathroom, and a dining and living room areas perfectly sized for entertaining. With a king bed in the master bedroom, a queen bed in the second bedroom, and a full bed in the third bedroom, this home sleeps 6 comfortably. Enjoy the easy access to the beach, 100 yards away, or relax and enjoy the sounds of the gulf as you lounge on the front porch swing. You are sure to enjoy all the amenities nearby, grill out on the charcoal grill or enjoy the community pool a few steps away, this location is sure to give you the perfect beach experience! It is also located just 100 yards from Western Lake which is perfect for launching paddle boards! This home is less than 1 mile way from Grayton Corners w/shops for necessities like ice, drinks and beach supplies!

Bed Setup:

Master bedroom: King Bed

Guest room #1: Queen Bed

Guest room #2: Full Bed


30A is a fantastic destination, the beaches are some of the world’s best with sugar white sand and emerald green waters. You will find plenty of beach accesses along a 17 mile stretch of Santa Rosa Beach. It boasts unique shopping, fantastic cuisine and the incredible architecture that makes 30A famous. Grayton Beach not only provides you with stunning views, it provides you with activities for everyone; kayak rentals, bike rentals, paragliding, fishing, golfing, hiking, swimming, tennis -- you'll find it all right here!

Enjoy this Funky, Free-spirited town where you will find quaint historic cottages next to modern beach homes. You’ll enjoy the many shopping and dining options such as iconic ‘Red Bar’ and ‘Another Broken Egg’. This is much more than a cool beach town, this location is the best of both worlds, enjoy a quiet relaxing getaway while still having a lot of action packed activities at your fingertips.

More Details

Property Manager
RealJoy Reservations
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About RealJoy Reservations

Real Joy Vacations is a professional property management company located in Destin, Florida. We provide Vacation Rentals in Destin, Okaloosa Island, SanDestin, 30A, and Panama City Beach! Something for everyone! We have Affordable family rentals as well as Beachfront Condos and Luxury Homes with Pools! Grab your Swimsuit and enjoy the spectacular emerald green water and sugar white sands of Northwest Florida! By utilizing the latest technology to provide our guests with timely property updates and having maintenance available 24/7 at the tap of a button, we help to provide you with a stress-free stay. The cleanliness of our properties is a high priority. Providing keyless entries so you don’t have to fumble with keys is for your ultimate security. We price competitively, and above all, want you to enjoy your experience. Let us put the Real Joy into your vacation!

Why RealJoy Reservations chose Grayton Beach

The Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida is an amazing destination for your beach vacation! Sugar white sands and emerald green waters await. Whether your idea of relaxation is people watching on a beachfront balcony or being right in the middle of the action, we can help you find the vacation property that’s right for you. Our maintenance team, on call 24/7, and our friendly staff will help you to have a wonderful trip!

What makes this house unique

Real Joy Vacations manages properties to fit all budgets! Whether you are looking for a beachfront location, a luxury home with a private pool, or would like a budget-friendly, walk to the beach option, we have properties in all shapes and sizes! Most of our properties come with the Real Joy Fun Pass, which gives you one or two free tickets to daily attractions each night of your stay along with unlimited DVD rentals. Our offerings are fantastic for families because they give you room to spread out. With substantially more space than the average hotel room, most of our properties offer separate living areas, full kitchens, and washer/dryers. Our guests can cook their own meals if they wish and launder their things if needed. You can count on the Real Joy team’s extensive property management experience. From our excellent customer service reps to our cleaning crew, we want you to have a wonderful stay.


Grayton Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1155 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Guest Room 1 - 1 queen
    Guest Room 2 - 1 double
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Heron's Watch-3BR- May 12 to 14 $856! 100yds 2 Grayton Beach- 1Block to RedBar
average rating of 4.4 based on 10 reviews

Wonderful beach house and location!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Heron's Watch. Close to beach and restaurants and bars. House is comfortable and cutely decorated. The only negative is there are only two coffee cups. And we are a family of coffee drinkers😃�👍�☕️! Also make sure to bring your own beach towels, umbrellas, and chairs. We loved our stay and will visit again.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Leslie. Thank you for your feedback on your stay at this lovely home. We’re happy to hear you loved your stay and the convenient location to the beach and to the local eats. We will be sure to pass along the recommendation for more coffee cups to property management. We hope you will come back to visit! Thank you for staying with Real Joy!
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Quaint and Lovely, a great beach getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved Heron's Watch. Great location and family friendly. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Todd. Thank you for your feedback on your stay at this cute cottage. We’re happy to hear you had a great beach getaway and enjoyed the location. We hope you will come back to visit. Thank you for staying with Real Joy!
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Vacation was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Convenient and cozy. Would definitely recommend it to others!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Elena. Thank you for your feedback on your stay at this cute cottage. We’re happy to hear your vacation was perfect and found the home to be convenient and cozy! We value your referrals and hope you will come back to visit! Thank you for staying with Real Joy!
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Rough around the edges; way more shabby than chic!

  • 3 of 5

Love the area, the beach, The Red Bar, proximity to Sea Side and Destin. This property, however, has seen better days. The furniture is shabby, a broken ottoman was noted as broken weeks ago in the guest book. I reported it as broken, too. No bed skirts on the beds - bare box springs, both bathrooms are stand alone (photos look like one is attached to a bedroom to me). Strange tub/ shower in one bathroom; just odd. Kitchen is tiny, few spoons and other utensils. Definitely rough.... it's a tear down waiting to happen. Great location, though.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jane. Thank you for your feedback on this lovely 3-bedroom Cottage located in Grayton Beach. We’re happy to hear you loved the location of this property and the beach. We hope you got to enjoy the pool as well. We will pass along your information to property management so they can make recommendations to the owner. Thanks again for your feedback. Thank you for choosing Real Joy!
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Cute Cottage- Could use some updates

  • 4 of 5

Our stay was great. The location was perfect and the cottage is very cute. There are some cosmetic issues that could be fixed to ensure a better stay. The chairs outside where we sat, were all broken and we all enjoyed sitting outside, so it made it a little uncomfortable. The ottoman inside's leg was broken off so it looked a little janky and did not work, so we had to move it aside. The bathroom rug was completely molded and smelled awful, so we had to keep it outside on the porch the entire time. The last thing was our WIFI did not work and I reached out and no one ever got back to me. Other than that, we had a great time and the house is nice and spacious and was comfortable for 5 of us! We would definitely come back. Thanks for having us :)

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting us know about your stay in this adorable cottage home. We're so glad you enjoyed its convenient location and spaciousness for your group. We have communicated the issues you noted to our Operations department for immediate attention. We appreciate your feedback and would love to have you stay with us again at Real Joy.
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Collierville, TN

Great location and really close to the beach! Great place for a girl's getaway.

  • 4 of 5

We were pleased overall but want to provide some feedback on improvements needed for the owner. There were 5 of us. Says sleeps 6 but would hard with the double bed in one bedroom unless 2 children. Need to invest in new cooking dishes and plates and utensils. We were constantly washing things to be able to use for the next meal. Loved the swing on the front porch but need to get some new chairs. One chair was broken. Ottoman had a broken leg so don't sit on. Would recommend putting more hangers in the closets. Guests like to hang up clothes on vacation. We loved the community pool which was so close. Even with the improvements needed we would recommend you staying here.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lane. We are so happy that you found the location great! We love that you can walk straight out to the beach & that yummy eats are nearby as well. We are glad you loved the community pool too. We will definitely pass along your recommendations to the owner. Feedback helps us to improve our properties and do a better job. Thank you for your comments and thank you for staying with Real Joy.
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Nearest Airport
32.4 Miles
NW Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)
Nearest Golf
10.5 Miles
The Links Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
14.3 Miles
Captain Dave's On the Gulf
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Spa Sandestin


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Varies
  • US Dollars
  • Rates shown are base rates & do not include tax, processing fee and cleaning.
  • Nightly minimums range from 2 to 7 nights, depending on the season
  • 30% down at time of booking, non-refundable.
  • Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.
  • We offer optional trip insurance for an add'l 7%.

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