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A Lovely WaterColor Home with Carriage House in Lake District across from Park

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + a bunk room, 5.5 Baths

Welcome to the beach! Seaglass is located at 5 Bluestem Lane in WaterColor's Lake District which is part of Phase III.

Seaglass is located across from a charming park situated with benches and perfect for play and relaxation. Sit in an Adirondack chair on our front porch or swing upstairs and enjoy a beautiful view.

Our property consists of a main house and a carriage house. The main house features a beautiful, large kitchen which opens up to the dining room and living room. The dining room table seats 10 persons. Additionally, there are 5 counter stools around the kitchen island, and there is an outdoor dining area located on the screened in porch adjacent to the dining room which seats 8.

There are 5 bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms in the main house. In the main house there are 3, separate bedrooms furnished with king sized beds. The fourth bedroom has two sets of bunk beds which accommodate 4 persons. The fifth bedroom features two built-in bunk beds sleeping 4 persons as well.

The main living area is comfortable for large families as there are two sofas, plus two side chairs. In the upstairs of the house, there is a living area ideal for a kid’s space with a sofa, chair, TV and games.

The separate carriage house has one bedroom with a queen sized bed and one full bathroom. In the living area of the carriage house, there is a sleeper sofa. The carriage house has a kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, cook top and a sink with disposal.

Six adult bikes are included with the rental of our home.

This cottage is perfect for a gathering of family and friends. Sit back, relax outside on the porch while listening to music via outdoor speakers while watching children play across the way in the park. Grill up your fresh catch on our installed gas grill. Seaglass is an amazing place, and we hope you will make memories here.

Keywords: House, WaterColor, Carriage House, spacious, porch swing, quiet area, park, front porch, outdoor dining area, private setting

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Darren Crosby
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

A Lovely WaterColor Home with Carriage House in Lake District across from Park
average rating of 4.6875 based on 16 reviews
Universal City, Texas

Wonderful for Family Reunion/Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We arrived for a week's stay on 30 June, 2012. My three children and six grandchildren came from Denver, Austin and Dallas for a wonderful week at Watercolor. We all loved the house and its location across from the park (which we used often for frisbie and other games) and a block from the "Frog Pool". We made full use of the bikes to explore the trails, go to the Beach Club, the Tennis Club and the shops at Seaside. We were fortunate that our weather was perfect for all our activities. The beach was beautiful and membership at the Beach Club (that comes with the rental) was a real plus. It was nice having towels provided at the beach and at the Frog Pool.

The house was perfect for our needs. Even with fifteen of us, we were never crowded, and even had beds left over. The bedrooms were large The children loved the ping pong table on the screened in porch. The kitchen was very well equipped and the large dining table was a fun gathering place for meals and games. The children enjoyed eating on the stools at the kitchen island/bar.

All in all, It was a most memorable vacation for all of our family, and all of us would heartily recommend Seaglass as a wonderful place for a family reunion and vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seaglass seems to be showing wear and tear.

  • 4 of 5

This was a return stay for us at Seaglass (158202)and we could see a difference.

Upon arrival we couldn't get in on time because the previous guests had stayed past check out time.

We had grocery items that really needed refrigerated, fortunately, the cleaning crew allowed us to put our stuff in the frig

and then return later to check in.

The mattresses the previous year had been very squeaky and I'd let them know, however they hadn't replaced them.

I was given a discount this year to encourage our return. I was thankful for it, but they really do need replaced.

There was a substantial leak coming from upstairs into the back hallway that was obviously not new.

The house overall is in a fantastic location, it's layout & description was perfect for our group, the amenities of WC are beyond compare,

we just hope that the house will get the attention it needs to compete with the market.

Also, we have pet allergies and noticed upon arrival that our allergies flared up, we wondered if the previous guests had honored the

'no pets allowed' rule.

We had referred several friends to use the house in the past year, however, we are undecided about returning altho' we love so much about the house. We're hoping for some TCL for Seaglass before it's too late.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for continuing to come back to Seaglass and rent this wonderful house. Thank you for your feedback about the house and I'm sorry to hear that the house didn't meet your expectations. The ownership of this house changed hands in May of this year and the new owner is in the process of updating and improving many things with this house. The leak that was mentioned was the result of some children of one of the guests leaving the shower door open while they were showering. As a result, there was an excessive amount of water on the bathroom floor that leaked through the ceiling. This is getting addressed. New mattresses have been purchased and have been traded out in all three of the master bedrooms. There are some other minor cosmetic items that are going to be addressed once the summer rental season comes to a close. I can assure you that when you vacation with us again, you'll have a different experience than you had on your most recent visit. I do appreciate your feedback and thank you for sharing.
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Great Trip

  • 5 of 5

The house was a super fit for the family. We ended up with 14 people.

The house was clean and ready when promised.

Water Color is an amazing place.

THANKS!! Wish we were still there.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house worked great for our group. It was clean and everything we needed was set up and ready.

We were contacted before arrival with details that helped us plan our visit and the owners were anxious to

provide a very positive experience. It was so close to the frog pool and with (provided)bikes, a quick trip to Publix or downtown WC or beyond. Plenty of outdoor space, screened and unscreened. The ping pong table was a fun addition for our group too. We are game players and the Living Room and Dining Room layout provided ample space for us to gather together.

The owners had thought of everything we might need. We plan to rent again next year!!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Retreat with the WHOLE FAMILY!

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous place to gather the extended family!!! It is hard to find a large newer house with enough bedrooms for our crew WITH some privacy AND still has the convenience to beach, pools, shopping and groceries. Finish detail is upscale, bedrooms are large, baths are really nice, there are several porches (ahhh) and the living area is open around the kitchen. It also has a guest house over the garage where the parents stayed for some added privacy away from the younger set. The owner is great and check-in was easy breezy!!

Upon arrival, we parked the cars and pitched the keys in a basket. Then, we just biked around for a week. Loved the quiet location tucked back in Watercolor by the “frog fountain” pool. We had Ping Pong matches on the porch, explored shady bike paths throughout the community, played tennis and relaxed in the pool. Publix, Pizza by The Sea (yum!) and Marketplace Café are all short a bike ride away as well. You also have stunning lake views and boardwalks to enjoy.

Rosemary is tight, Alys is not yet there, Seaside is older and busy, Watersound is too remote. Watercolor has some room to breathe and yet still has EASY access to everything you need.

I am a city guy so I do not really enjoy the hassle of being too far out away from the creature comforts. Watercolor is perfect for being just off the beaten path and away from the chaos without sacrificing convenience and luxury. This property is a rare blend of everything we need to get away and decompress.

Now for the problem...can't justify the house for just my crew and it is hard to get the whole family together... when we can, we will probably rent this house!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time at Seaglass. Perfect place to gather for family reunions! Small kiddos and teenagers as well as grand parents are comfortably accomodated in this home. Seaglass is well maintained and very comfortable and if any problem does arise, the owner is on top of it immediately. I wouldn't hesitate to return in the future to make more beautiful memories in Seaside, Florida.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Access to the WaterColor Beach Club is included with the rental of Seaglass.


Rates & Availability

Watercolor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Spring Break
Feb 25 2017 - Mar 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Apr 15 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $575 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Includes WaterColor guest fees of $42 per day.

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Watercolor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Main floor, main house
    Seaglass Second Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Upstairs King Bedroom Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Girls Bunk Room Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Carriage House Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main Floor Power Room - toilet
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Main Floor Master has a private bathroom.
    Seaglass Second Master Upstairs - 1 king , Private bathroom
    King Bedroom Upstairs - 1 king , Private bathroom.
    Girls Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed , The Girls' Bunk Room has a private bathroom.
    Carriage House Bedroom - 1 double , Bedroom in the Carriage House is separate from living space.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , One queen sized sofabed in the living area in carriage house
    Boys Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed
  • King size beds (3) Three different bedrooms feature king sized beds in the main house., Queen size Beds (1) The queen bed is located in the bedroom of the carriage house., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a sleeper sofa located in the living room of the carriage house., Bunk Beds (4) There are two sets of built-in bunk beds in an upstairs bedroom of the main house. In another upstairs bedroom of the main house, there are two more sets of bunk beds.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Bikes are included in your weekly rental. WaterColor Beach Club access is also included. The Beach Club is a short bike ride across Western Lake. A park is located directly across the street from our cottage. We are one block away from the Sand Hill (frog) pool.

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