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Mellow Yellow -Terrific Pet Friendly Cottage South of 30A! A Child destination!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
nights

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This cozy, whimsical, PUP FRIENDLY, island style cottage is located in the enormously popular, small beach side community of Old Florida Cottages on the south side of Scenic Hwy 30A. There are no roads to cross going to the beach...which is only 200 yards away .Or ,simply step out the back door and walk TEN easy steps to the newly renovated pool and picnic area.

This tropical home is perfect for a small family or two couples. The master bedroom has a king-size bed with private bath and balcony. The guest bedroom has a queen-size bed with private bath and balcony. Both have flat screen cable TVs. For your convenience, each bath has a wall mounted hairdryer. (Both beds have quality firm, pillow top mattresses for extra sleeping comfort.) Upstairs balconies have deep hammocks that invite you to nap daily. And, acclaimed juried artist, Tim McAllister, has created - just for Mellow Yellow - an awesome Dolphin underwater viewing mural on the upstairs landing that will mesmerize you, and, bring you a sense of calm and peace. His art can also be found in other areas of the house and his efforts have truly contributed to the uniqueness of this fun, wonderfully comfortable, home. Children love Mellow Yellow!

The first floor has an open plan with front and back porches. The living room - which has art/decor reflecting the feel of a rain forest - has a queen sleeper sofa and a flat screen color TV with DVD/Radio. There is also a CD/tape player for your enjoyment. The dining room has an oval table that will comfortably seat six. Four adjacent bar stools allow you further seating. The fully equipped gourmet kitchen makes meal prep a breeze. Whip up a batch of margaritas in the blender to sip while watching the sunset. Or, how about a 'cheeseburger in paradise' concocted on your own grill on the back porch? Free Wireless available.

Within walking distance are some great eateries, and delightful shopping, at Gulf Place. Scenic 30-A boasts wonderful restaurants, many of which have been written up - and rated well up there! - in Bon Appetite and other food periodicals. And Goat Feathers, just steps away, has a seafood market on site. Nearby you'll visit Silver Sands, the largest outlet mall in the States, Sandestin - with its great golf, boutique shopping, and even more fine restaurants - Santa Rosa Beach and Golf Club located right on 30-A, Grayton Beach, Water Color, Rosemary beach, Alys Beach, and world renowned Seaside, where the Truman Story was filmed.

Experience beautiful beaches with sugar white sand that stays cool on the hottest day. I'm a panhandle native, lived and cruised on a 60' sailboat for well over a decade (many years in the islands) and I STILL LOVE THIS BEACH - with a passion! And, YES, our boardwalk has been repaired from the hurricanes and the beach and gulf are still deliciously inviting... :). The stroll to get there is easy for even small children. POOL IS HEATED FROM MARCH 1 - OCTOBER 31.

We would like to announce that we have a lovely, ADULT, sleek and very eclectic (NOT your ordinary beach rental), big sister home located in Dune Allen Beach, just a four minute drive away from Mellow Yellow...EUROPA! Very different from this cottage, but full of treats for the discerning guest...and dog friendly, too. Please see 'my other homes' noted below. ALSO, AVAILABLE VALMYA, A LOVELY, COMPLETELY RENOVATED HOME IN THE PRESTIGIOUS WATER MILL SECTION OF SOUTHAMPTON, NY.

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Owner
Pat
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
40%
Calendar last updated:
January 5, 2017

About Pat

A world traveled local who still feels Santa Rosa Beach/30-A is an exquisite destination.

Pat purchased this house in 2002

Why Pat chose Beaches of South Walton

Perfect vacation home located in a perfect spot! Easy beach access, pool, shopping, restaurants, activities ~ and the pups can come too! South of 30A location - Children needn't cross active road!

What makes this house unique

Refundable Damage/Pet Deposit if all is well upon departure!

Cleaning included!

No management/tag-on fees!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Year 4 for our summer vacation here at Mellow Yellow. We can't get enough. Can't wait to come back next year.
Jul 2008
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Mellow Yellow -Terrific Pet Friendly Cottage South of 30A! A Child destination!
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews
Bethesda MD
5

Great house and location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 9 days at Mellow Yellow. The house is nicely decorated, well-furnished and clean with a spacious dining and living room area. It is conveniently located with the community pool practically rights outside the back door (no need to cross any streets) and the beach is a short few minutes walk, without needing to cross any busy streets. I would definitely stay at Mellow Yellow again.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Pet Friendly House

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our spring break vacation. It is beautifully and comfortably decorated and has everything we needed. The beach is a very short walk and there are plenty of places nearby to exercise our dogs. The pool is just steps away and the community is quiet and nicely landscaped. The house has great porches for relaxing, reading, or just napping. Shopping and restaurants are close, as are biking and hiking trails. Pat and her team are fantastic to work with. Storms from the previous week had affected the wifi operation, but I made one call and it was quickly fixed the same morning we arrived. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Bend, ON, Canada
5

Great Property in a Quiet, Friendly, Convenient Location

  • 5 of 5

Just completed a 2 month winter stay at Mellow Yellow with our 2 mid-sized rescue doggies. The cottage is exactly as described in this listing. The stunningly beautiful beach is close by, and the Old Florida Cottages community is very quiet, intimate, and friendly to pets and people alike. There is a great selection of restaurants ranging from elegant to local charm within walking distance and and a huge selection within a short drive. The 30A area is absent the hustle and bustle of the more built up areas in the region -- just the way we like it. All the services you will need are a 5-10 minute drive away. Mellow Yellow met our needs perfectly and we would recommend it for a family vacation or seasonal snowbirds, especially those with pets.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful 7 days in beautiful Santa Rosa Beach! Mellow Yellow was the perfect accomodations! The location was wonderful - a quick walk to the beach or 30A, footsteps from the pool, and shopping and dining within minutes are just few things that make this the perfect rental. The house was all that it was advertised to be. Our 7 year old loved the hammocks and our mini labradoodle loved going on walks around the neighborhood and was so happy to meet so many new puppy friends. I definitely recommend this to anyone who is looking to stay in Santa Rosa Beach!!

Icing on the cake was working with Mrs. Pat. She was so sweet on the phone, easy to work with and very efficient with her correspondance!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, Georgia
5

Great Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

My fiance's family was coming down to the beach for the week... We wanted to join, therefore we needed more room and a place where we could take his dog. Mellow Yellow was PERFECT!! Great little house with a short walk to the beach, view of the community pool and right in the back door of Goatfeathers. Everything we needed was right there, along with toys with which to play in the water. If you're looking for a relaxing, smaller house for a week of beach fun, this is a GREAT choice!!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! The pictures do not do justice to this most amazing place! It was perfect. The bedrooms are spacious and immaculate. The beds are comfortable. The kitchen is very well stocked with everything you need to make a gourmet meal. The porches with hammocks are a nice touch. We rented bikes and rode the entire area. Beautiful! The beach is literally a few steps from the subdivision entrance. We walked and rode our bikes down - but it's really a very short walk. The beach access has clean public bathrooms right where you need them. We rented umbrellas and chairs easily for our lazy beach days. They come with full set-up.

The only minus - and it was minor - you must have a dog permit. We took our chances and received a verbal warning. Other than that, it's perfect. Plenty of linens. Plenty of everything you need. Oh, yes, and the pool is right outside the back door.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Fitness Centers, and chilling out, at festivals, concerts, wine tastings, and, often, these events are dog friendly so your buddy can accompany you! KINDLY CLEAN UP AFTER PETS EVERYWHERE YOU GO SO WE DOG PARENTS CAN CONTINUE TO HAVE THESE FAMILY MEMBERS JOIN US AT ALL POSSIBLE DESTINATIONS. A Pet Page is provided WITH RENTAL CONTRACT.***POOL IS HEATED 3/1 - 10/31***

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Rates & Availability

Santa Rosa Beach House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
January and February are available on a monthly basis. Call owner for details.

Payment due in full 30 days prior to check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Amenities

Santa Rosa Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Upstairs baths include tub/shower combination (easy to bathe the little ones).
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Located downstairs. Powder room available on first floor.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • 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
Notes:
Free HIGH SPEED INTERNET access, Well behaved dogs are welcome with $150 REFUNDABLE fee, Our pet loving guests are NOT second-class citizens! Monitored children will LOVE this home and location! Check outside closet for beach toys

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