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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

"Family Tides" in beautiful Carillon Beach! 3 kings, 4 bunks, loft - Sleeps 12


Welcome to "Family Tides," a newly listed beach house located in the exclusive gated community of Carillon Beach - "A Village by the Sea" - a walking/biking family community directly on the Gulf of Mexico complete with three swimming pools, tennis courts, downtown shops/restaurants, playground, basketball court, the famous Carillon Bell Tower, and 3900 uncrowded feet of white sugary sand on the emerald waters of the Gulf.


- Just one block from the beach (3 minute walk) as well as the heated pool (2 minute walk)

- Featuring 2176 sq ft with 3 bedrooms, +tower room, +bunk room for four, 3.5 bathrooms

- Sleeps 12 total (portable crib also available)

- Located on the quiet, far western end of PCB, near 30A

- Adjacent to Lake Powell, the largest dune lake in the state of Florida

- Large welcoming front porch

- Flexible space for 3 families, one large family or multiple couples

- Many new furnishings, furniture, appliances

- Wi-Fi and multiple TVs

- 4 reserved beach chairs and umbrella service provided (March - October)



- Porch swing

- Table and 4 chairs, plus two additional chairs and loveseat


- Featuring mostly new furnishings

- Large sectional sofa, two swivel chairs next to fireplace

- Charcoal grill

- Large Cable TV

- Dining table with seating for 8-10 (plus 5 at breakfast bar)

- Powder room


- Stainless steel appliances

- Granite counter tops

- Fully stocked with all the comforts of home

- Large refrigerator with ice and water dispenser

- Breakfast bar with seating for 5

Guest Bedroom 1st Level

- king bed

- attached bathroom with stand-up shower

- comfortable mattress with new sheets

- TV with cable

- Plenty of closet and drawer space

Bunk Area 1st Level (located off 1st floor bedroom)

- Built-in twin bunk beds (2 sets) with steps in between

- Private light for each bed

- TV mounted on wall

Master Suite 2nd Level

- Large master suite with private bathroom

- King bed

- large, private covered porch with chairs

- TV with cable

- comfortable bed with newer linens

- Private bathroom features garden jetted tub, two vanities, and shower

- separate toilet room and closet

Guest Bedroom 2nd Level

- king bed

- attached bath with stand-up shower

- comfortable bed with newer linens

- private deck with 2 chairs

- TV with cable

- Plenty of closet and drawer space

Tower Room/ Loft

- Cozy area with new queen memory foam mattress and linens

- Small balcony with panoramic views


"Family Tides" is located in the gated, Gulf-front community of Carillon Beach - 'A VILLAGE BY THE SEA' - offers 3900 feet of uncrowded, white, sugary-sand beaches. Amenities include 3 community pools: Bellview Park, Beach Club Pool (located on the Gulf of Mexico), and the East Pool. There are tennis courts, full basketball court, play ground and multiple large green spaces for play. This is a walking, biking, golf cart community with restaurants, ice-cream parlor, exercise club, yoga studio, store, and fabulous salon and spa. Security is of prime importance at Carillon. In addition to the entrance gate that monitors and controls access for all vehicular traffic, Carillon also employs licensed security officers to patrol the grounds to insure the safety of our guests. This is a 'Mayberry USA' beach community where lasting memories are created. A number of other conveniences and good restaurants make this location perfect:

Publix and Winn Dixie - 0.6 miles

CVS - 0.7 miles

Donut Hole (breakfast, donuts, and lunch) - 2.7 miles

La Cocina (be sure to get the queso) - 3.6 miles

Destin Ice Market (for fresh seafood) - 2.7 miles

Various Urgent Care and Walk-in Clinics within 10 mile radius

WHY "Family Tides:"

- 4 beach chairs and 2 umbrellas put up for you daily await (March - Oct)

More Details

Bruce Church
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Bruce Church

We are Bruce and Karen Church (but you can call us Pop and Kiki) from Nashville, TN. Welcome to "Family Tides", our home away from home in Carillon Beach.

Bruce Church purchased this house in 2017

Why Bruce Church chose Laguna Beach

We have vacationed at Carillon Beach for several years and realized purchasing a home there would mean our family could enjoy being together in one home for years to come.

What makes this house unique

Sleeps 12, ample room for multiple families, walk to beach, pool, fishing hole, secure development and within driving range.


Laguna Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , Ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ground floor off bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , 2nd Floor master suite
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , 2nd floor off bedroom
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower , Enclosed outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master Suite on 2nd Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2nd Floor
  • Additional: Bunk room with (2) sets of built-in bunk beds, Tower room with queen bed, Portable crib available (please bring your own sheet)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • shelling
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

a great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was everything it was advertised to be. We all truly had a great time. I cannot think of anything that I would like to see changed about the house. Of course it helps when God blesses you with a perfect beach weather week. The beds were comfortable. The balconies were used and relaxing. The large front porch was a great spot to read as well as interact with passersby. The kitchen had everything we needed. TVs were great and so was the wifi, though we didn't have to use it very often since we were at the beach or the pool most of the time. Both walks (beach and pool) were very short. The lounge chairs and umbrellas at the beach were very convenient. Only possible thing negative was that they came around to pick up the cushions too early (which they did in a pleasant way). We wanted to stay down to watch sunsets and crab hunt after dark. Carillon is a great little community and Family Tides is a gem in this community.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michael! Glad you had a great time and enjoyed the beach! Hope you come back and stay with us again soon. Bruce
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Beautiful home and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 12 enjoyed our stay. The home is as represented and our time at the beach and poolside made forever memories. The owners and property manager were both easily available for any questions during our stay. Thanks for sharing your amazing house with us.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: James and Sandi, glad you had a good week! Carillon Beach is a special place. I hope you'll stay with us again some time. Enjoy the rest of your summer! Bruce
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Beautiful House/Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house is beautifully decorated and has all the amenities to make you feel right at home. The beach with reserved umbrella chairs and pool are very close by. The three bedrooms all with comfortable king beds was a hit with us. I would highly recommend this as a choice place to stay if you're looking for a great beach vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mark, glad you had a great vacation! Hope you'll be able to stay with us again sometime! Bruce
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Braselton, GA

Father's Day at the beach

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough wonderful things about this rental property. First and foremost, we loved how clean it was, and loved the following: corner lot, close to the beach, beach chairs and umbrellas on the beach already (for 2 of people) everything plus some in the kitchen, spacious dining room/den for a group of people, plenty of towels. The only thing missing was food in the refrigerator! We've stayed in many rental homes in Panama City/San Destin but nothing to compare with this lovely home! We loved our vacation this year and will rent here again for sure! Valerie Fleischmann/Braselton, Ga.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Valerie, thanks for your kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed your vacation and hope you'll stay with us again soon. Bruce
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Wonderful beach stay!!

  • 5 of 5

We are an extended family of 12 adults that spent a week at Family Tides. The house is beautiful and extremely clean. The kitchen was well stocked with everything that we needed to prepare meals. We especially enjoyed hanging out on the front porch. The house was spacious and we never felt crowded. Everyone agrees that we would return to Carillon and would stay in Family Tides again. Also loved the outdoor shower!! The owner was very easy to work with and responded to any questions in a very timely manner.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Belinda! Glad you enjoyed your stay and the house suited your needs. Hope you'll stay with us again soon! Bruce
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St. Louis, MO. United States

The house was exactly as described, if not better.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed are time in Carillon. The beach was just a short walk away from “Family Tides”. The house was really nice & just as it is described. My grandson really enjoyed the bunk beds. Everything we needed for cooking was in the kitchen & there was a nice Weber Grill we used to barbecue on several of nights we were there. The house was extremely clean & there were plenty of bath towels provided. The front porch and balconies were for nice to sit on in the evening and enjoy the weather. We will definitely be returning to Carillon & staying at “Family Tides” again next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dale, glad you and your family enjoyed your stay at Family Tides! Hope you stay with us again soon. Bruce
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Panama City Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $295
Property Damage Insurance $59
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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