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Charm Beyond Belief - Gulf Front Home

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Discover true CHARM and PRIVACY at this cozy cottage.

Experience the first tin roof house built on the Emerald Coast, a look followed by many .

Enjoy the sounds of the surf uninterrupted by the chattering of neighboring porches and relieve yourself from technology relaxing in the allurement of this home.

Front porch hammock , private upper sun deck and outdoor shower are features .View the night sky architecturally framed on the upper deck and absorb the magnificent Western sunsets from main porch and boardwalk.

Great restaurants abound in this area, but for those who love to cook the kitchen is fully equipped for the simple to the Julia Childs cuisine. Shucking oysters, cracking crabs, and boiling shrimp make our 'Live off the Land' visitors very happy. A moments walk lands you at Fontville Press a coffee shop with a most unique playground. Wine tastings are offered during the week.

For the outdoorsman, engage in surf fishing, flounder gigging, biking, walk paths , nearby golf and deep sea fishing.

Windblown Cottage has all the wrinkles of time enjoyed by family, friends and special renters for over 30 years. We hope you will find the grace of our home a unique experience and return year after year.

Keywords: Personally Owned Home

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2018


World House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower , the outdoor shower is off of this bathroom (Master Bedroom)
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 murphy bed
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Wonderful walking and bike path that runs down, beautiful 30-A, right behind the property.


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Charm Beyond Belief - Gulf Front Home
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Wonderful beach house

  • 5 of 5

I could not ask for a better place to stay. The gulf front view is one of a kind, walk out the door and you are right there. The atmosphere of this house is absolutely charming, kitchen well equipped and outdoor shower great after a day on the beach. The upper deck allows a framed view of the starts at night. Just a lovely place to stay. 5 stars for sure

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Me and my family have been coming to this beach since 1980s. We love it here and count the days down when its time to come back! Lee is always professional and so easy to deal with!! Cant wait for July!!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stacy, thanks so much! We love that our house has become such a staple to your family, just as it is to ours. Can't wait to have you back!
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Nashville, TN

Love, love this beach house!

  • 4 of 5

We love this beach house! This house is so "Ernest Hemingway - shabby chic." (needs a little TLC.) We have been vacationing here for over 20 years and there is no place like the Windblown Cottage in South Walton. It was the perfect spot for our vow renewal two years ago! It's a quick 10 minute bike ride away from Rosemary Beach and a short drive to Seaside. The outside shower is great! And the porch is AWESOME!

Lee is great to work with and we hope to spend many more summers vacationing here!

Can't wait to come back!!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the review !! Glad you like it like we do !
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Wonderful cottage with everything you need...

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time during our week here. Planning was a breeze as Lee was easy to work with. We went with friends for a total of 4 adults and 4 kids which seemed like the perfect amount of people for this darling home. It felt like staying at a good friend's house. The cottage was thoroughly equipped with sand toys, rafts and beach toys. It even had some essentials in the pantry (salt, pepper, spices). It was an amazing vacation and I look forward to coming back some time soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the comments! We try to make your vacation stay as we would like it. Please come back again soon. Lee and Reynolds
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Westfield, Indiana

Seacrest Beach House

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for our children's Spring Break, April 2012. Our children are ages ranging from 9 - 15. We loved the location and enjoyed the many benefits of being right on the ocean. Sunsets from the huge front porch were spectacular and the ability to enjoy viewing dolphins, sea turtles, crabs and water fowl was so different when you can see the activity all hours of the day. The upper balcony was another plus, to have the ocean surf and night sky to view from two of the upper bedrooms. The house is comfortable and the owner is very accommodating to have lots of water toys, sand toys, chairs, umbrellas, and a well- stocked eat-in kitchen - for families to cook, grill, and just enjoy the house and beach.

This is a perfect house for entertaining, beach fires, and having the beach uncrowded and open every single day. The walk or bike ride to Rosemary is not far and the bike path makes it an easy trek. These are not posh digs, it has a lovely vintage feel that we enjoyed with a comfortable lived-in feel that allowed our stay with kids easy and relaxed. We would love to return to Windblown for another stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2012
  • Stayed: March 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you all had a good time and we hope you will come back again soon. Thanks for the nice comments. Lee and reynolds
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Thomaston, Georgia

Great Place To Relax!

  • 4 of 5

We spent a week here in June 2011. Needs a little TLC but still a great place to stay if you just want to sun and relax! The simplicity takes you to a Hemingway state of mind. Great!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tax Rate 11.0%

We do not permit pets of any kind in the home. This is for the health and safety of other potential renters.

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