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Welcome to the Family Fun House!! Sandpiper Beach Retreat, Golf Cart Included!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms + 3 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

You need a vacation! RELAX here at the beach & get the vacation you deserve! Look no further for the MOST fun & relaxing vacation of all! Our house is guaranteed to feel like home, it has it all! Get away to our vacation 'home away from home! Located within the gates of the beautiful Sandestin Resort, this is OUR family's definition of vacation! Our beach retreat is a 3 bedroom- 3 bath, two story Villa in Sandpiper Village on the 17th fairway of the Links golf course. Having 2 little ones ourselves, we really cater to the kids! Besides having the pools & beaches, our house has several bikes, in addition to those you may rent on the property, fishing poles, lots of beach/pool toys, & even indoor games & toys! We also offer the use of our new custom EZ Go golf cart, the BEST way to navigate around the resort! There is so much to enjoy here, there is something for everyone!

Most importantly: Rest, Relaxation, and Quality Time.... Enjoy!

More Details

Owner
Lisa Ippolito
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
30%
Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2017

Map

Rest and Relaxation

Amenities

Sandestin Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master (downstairs) - 1 king
    Guest (upstairs) - 1 queen
    Guest (upstairs) - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleep "sofa" (chair) is a twin
  • King size beds (1) Pillow Top, Queen size Beds (1) Pillow Top, Twin or Single Beds (2), Twin Sleep chair or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Rest and Relaxation

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Welcome to the Family Fun House!! Sandpiper Beach Retreat, Golf Cart Included!
average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews
4

Great place to stay not that far from the beach and it is close to everything.

  • 4 of 5

Loved our stay in Florida it was awesome.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good For The Price But Could Use Some Upgrades & Better Cleaning Service

  • 3 of 5

My first impression of the property was not good. The house had a musty smell and in the master bedroom there were hairs and dirt spots on the sheets and a spot of dried blood on the comforter. Nothing had been dusted. I took pictures of all of this. I contacted Lisa, who promptly got back with me and said she would send her cleaning lady back. In the meantime I started to clean up so my family could get comfortable. The bathrooms were very clean but there were dirty utensils in the basket and the counters hadn't been wiped down in the kitchen (they are dark, so they looked clean but when I wiped them dirt/residue came off). When the cleaning ladies arrived they had attitudes and commenced to tell me that they had 5 people clean the house the day or so before and that it was dusty because it was an old house and that the linens had all been bleached and they use a service for that. Okay, I'm not going to argue. I'm on vacation. I asked them to take the linens off the beds upstairs and then let them leave. They were pissed they had to come, I certainly didn't want to ask them to do anything else. So I rewashed everything to ensure cleanliness and wiped down all the tables and counters myself, not really a big deal but still expected it to be clean upon arrival. Other things that were an issue. Only 2 rolls of toilet paper (small rolls) per bathroom, 2 dishwasher pods for the week and a very very very slow drying dryer, took HOURS to dry the linens. So I'd suggest bringing extra toilet paper and dish washing for the dishwasher. The knives are very dull, hard to cut stuff. There are only 5 beach towels, which for us was fine but bring more if you need them. The beach chairs are very used and a couple of them broken. Probably should all be replaced because even the not broken ones were in bad shape. Upstairs hall bathroom tub has a ton of hair in it so water doesn't drain well. It's really minor things that can easily be addressed so overall I'm not unhappy, just a little disappointed. Now for the good. Great price for the area. Great location. Golf cart is almost new and very handy. Water gets super hot, which was nice when cleaning and showering. The kitchen is well stocked. Owner was very attentive and nice (she lives out of state so I can understand why things got overlooked). I probably wouldn't stay at this particular property again but I would recommend it for being budget friendly and a good location.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Property!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful home! It was well stocked with things for the kids to play with including bikes! The resort property is amazing with lots to do onsite!! The golf cart was nice to get around on property including the Grand Blvd Shopping area and Publix! We had a wonderful experience here and Lisa was super sweet and helpful with everything!! We definitely recommend the Family Fun House!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice house...good location

  • 4 of 5

Our main reason for choosing this home was because it has a golf cart. We needed one more mode of transportation while staying is Sandestin. The golf cart was very nice and got us around where we wanted to go!

The home is really a 2 bedroom house made into a 3 bedroom -- with an addition/remodeling of space downstairs into a master "bedroom" ..with no closets or bathroom attached. There is a full bath downstairs by front entrance. It was fine for us and see the reasoning for not putting a child's bedroom downstairs. The bedrooms upstairs were nice sized/roomy. The living room was spacious enough with comfy,soft large sectional sofa. (You could easily sleep one or two more on that sofa!)

We had a nice stay and would not hesitate to stay here again.

The owner was helpful and easy to work with during the booking process!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This wad a great place to get away and relax

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Everything to do wad close enough to ride on the golf cart. The neighbors were so nice and friendly. I would recommend this place to everyone.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic house!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great trip to Sandestin! The owners of the house have thought of everything. They were also easily accessible for any questions that we had, and so very nice! The house was well equipped and spacious! We loved using the golf cart to get around the resort. We all loved the Baytowne area. The beach was a few minutes away in the cart, and the drive there is so pretty. We highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.