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* * L@@K ! ! Beach House - Steps from the Water! Ask about CURRENT SPECIALS!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,175 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Beach Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-8)

If you've ever dreamed of escaping to your very own private beach cottage, this is your dream come true! Ours is probably the most adorable cottage in Sunnyside. We have artfully decorated family areas, cozy bedrooms, and a bright, spacious sunroom.

You'll fall in love with the gulf views from our outside balcony and deck. There's also a back yard deck with a grill for your convenience. Our yards are beautifully landscaped and are covered with lush green grass.

No detail has been overlooked in refurbishing and modernizing this one-of-a-kind beach home. Period details like rich heart pine ceilings and original cottage doors have been lovingly refinished to maintain the character of this vintage Florida cottage. One look and we know you'll love it as much as we do!

Keywords: cottage, house, home, beach house

More Details

Property Manager
Cara English Catrett
Member since: 2007
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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Cara English Catrett

Cara English Catrett just loves renting this delightful cottage to beach visitors. Purchased in 1990 by Dr. Michael Manning and Dr. Gayle Merritt Manning of Albany, Georgia, 'The Blessing' cottage was lovingly restored and updated so that they would have an inviting and relaxing beach home. During the past few years the owners have added numerous unique design features and conveniences. They decided to share 'The Blessing' beach cottage to vacationing guests in 2009 after building a new home in Panama City Beach. We hope you'll be our next guests!

Why Cara English Catrett chose Hollywood Beach

Sunnyside is the quiet, family friendly end of Panama City Beach without the high-rise condominiums. The area is mostly small cottages in the vintage Florida style. The best part is that we are right across the street from the beach!

What makes this cottage unique

Our guests love being able to park just outside the door. There's no long line of guests trying to check in or elevators to wait on. We have two patios - 1 with adirondack chairs and a bistro set out front; the other with a gas grill out back. Our upper deck has gorgeous views of the gulf. We also have luxurious grass to walk on in the yard.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The view is great from the cottage!! We enjoyed our wine while sitting on the patio & watching the ocean. The owners were delightful! The cottage is so pretty & quaint! We look forward to our next visit!!
Apr 2009
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Hollywood Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1175 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • ***CANCELLATIONS WITHIN 60 DAYS OF ARRIVAL: If dates are rebooked to a new guest, a partial refund will be issued based on rebooking rate.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Private master bath adjoins the master bedroom.
    Hall Bathroom - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Suite - 1 queen , Adjoining private bathroom
    Guest Bedroom - 1 double
    Sunroom - 1 twin/ single , Daybed
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), sofa bed (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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average rating of 4.8103447 based on 61 reviews
Huntsville, AL

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at your cute cottage. The location was great, not many people on the beaches so you could spread out and have some one on one time with your family. The cottage had everything you needed and then some. Took awhile to get use to not having that separation between the master bedroom and bathroom, but it was fine. Would stay there again and recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Little Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This is a nice cottage that slept my family of five comfortably. Easy access to the beach and on the northern side of all the condos so you get to avoid the large crowds. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach house

  • 4 of 5

Found the beach house very accommodating to our needs, so much better than a condo where others would have been around. Very quant and quiet, all appliances worked as they should, including AC, no problems what so ever, easy access to the beach across street. The observation deck was cool, we sat up there nightly. Would highly recommend this property and we plan on definately returning.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location for family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time during our weeklong stay at this adorable cottage. The location was perfect, just across the road from the beach with a view from the front porch or the upper deck. The cottage was immaculate and cutely decorated with beach themes throughout. Cara was extremely helpful when we had questions about a few things. Everything was perfect and we would definitely stay here again for future visits.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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No surprises, exactly as presented

  • 5 of 5

Lovely older beach cottage. Very clean and cute decor. Beds were very comfortable. The larger bathroom off the master bedroom does not have a door or a shower, only a tub. The second bathroom off the hallway is a little tight but has a great shower. Kitchen is well equipped. Owner was very responsive and helpful. Would rent again.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place for small family!!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely LOVED every part of our vacation. This house was amazing and we only wished we'd planned for two weeks instead of one. We are already looking at staying two weeks next year. The house was perfect for us and the location was great. Also this time of year is the best time without super hot weather or the huge crowds yet.

We ate in most nights, but there are plenty of options nearby if you want. We have a one year old and he did great as well - the second bedroom has dark walls which allowed him to rest well for naps and at night too!

Thank you so much for sharing your amazing place with us!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were great guests and we were so happy to have you stay at our cottage. I knew your little one would enjoy the guest bedroom and I’m so glad your beach vacation was everything you had hoped it would be. We look forward to having you back again soon!
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy. 98
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico
Car: recommended

Across Road from Gulf; 10 Minutes Pier Park; 5 Minutes Lake Powell

Other Activities: Shopping, boating, wildlife viewing, mini golf, kayaking, shelling, parasailing, biking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning fee $135
Refundable damage deposit $300

*Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
**During Peak Seasons we rent this unit Saturday to Saturday unless the unit is still available about 3 weeks prior to the arrival date. At times we might have a special exception, so it's worth emailing an inquiry. The 3-night minimum still applies throughout the rest of the year.

Manager'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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