Sanctuary by the Sea Gulf Front Luxury Condo

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Last updated: 10/01/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Welcome to our beautiful gulf front second floor condo in the most appealing resort on Scenic 30A. 3 bedroom, 3 ½ bath. Over 2,200 sq. ft. 10 foot ceilings, Viking gourmet kitchen with natural gas stove. Huge balcony (over 370 sq.ft.) with views of the Gulf of Mexico and Big Redfish Lake (a rare coastal dune lake). (We are in the middle of the west facing wing -- the left side in the aerial photo below). Fabulous sunsets.

Sanctuary By the Sea is that rare condo development on the Gulf that respects the natural beauty and open spaces of the Emerald Coast. Set on 23 acres of mostly undisturbed dunes and native flora, with over 650 feet of pristine beach, this truly is a “sanctuary” from the over populated, overbuilt complexes that crowd the coast.

Every bedroom has its own private bath. The Master has both a Whirlpool Tub and a large walk-in shower. The Living Room and Master have wide screen HD televisions. TVs and DVD players in every room. Wi-Fi high speed internet connection. 370 sq. ft. balcony w/ tables, chairs, and recliners.

Complimentary beach service - two umbrellas and four chairs are set up and waiting for you on the shore. (Beach service is not available November through February). Using an elevator to the first floor, you can walk all the way to your beach chairs with NO STEPS.

Three swimming pools (one with a waterfall), two hot tubs, two gas fire pits, outdoor gas grills. Exercise facility. Club house with big screen movie theater (seating for 7), virtual golf room (must see it to believe it) -- all complimentary.

Dock on Big Redfish Lake with a launch for a kayak or canoe.

Gated entrance. Underground parking. Elevators. Security on site 24/7. Maintenance person on site.

Adjacent to bike path. We provide two cruiser bikes for your enjoyment.

The best location in all South Walton. Two miles west of Seaside and Seagrove Beach. Ten minutes from Grand Boulevard (Sandestin). Walking distance to Grayton Beach State Park (100 yards).

The best of both worlds: A peaceful retreat close to great restaurants and shopping.

Don't confuse us with Sanctuary at Redfish -- a nice resort nearby but it is not on the Gulf. You can walk directly to the beach from our condo with very few stairs. (Our elevators makes it extra convenient).

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Keywords: Condominium, beach condo, beach rental, condo, vacation rental, beach resort

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 2250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    (25 or older)...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • King size beds (1) (New Pillowtop), Queen size Beds (1) (New Pillowtop), Double Beds (1) (New), Twin or Single Beds (1) (New), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) One Queen, one Twin...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Club House W/ Exercise Facility, Theater, Virtual Golf. Beach Chairs and Umbrella Service (in season). Two cruiser bikes. All Complimentary....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) Two High Definition TVs, Two Regular. Four DVD Players...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Video Library:

    Some Family DVDs for that rare rainy day....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance:

    (US and Canada)...moreless

  • Garage:


  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    HE - detergent provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    2 beach bikes provided for our guests (complimentary)...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


Write a review 4.9
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Summer/Early Fall
Aug 7 - Oct 29, 2016
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 11%


Listed rates do not include the Florida sales and tourism taxes of 11.0%

No additional cleaning fees or booking charges.

Deposit of $500 required to secure a reservation. This is also the damage deposit which is returned within 7 days of departure. Full rental payment due 30 days prior to arrival.

We accept checks (no charge) Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card. (add 2.5% surcharge)

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/01/2016
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Metres
Nearest Beach

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Karen & Paul Milich bought this condo new in 2009. We love South Walton and have been visiting the area since the early 1980s. Paul is a law professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta and Karen manages vacation condos (in addition to our own).

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  • View from Our Balcony

    View from Our Balcony

  • Master Bedroom (King)

    Master Bedroom (King)

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Table and Wet Bar

    Dining Table and Wet Bar

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Grand Pool and Club House

    Grand Pool and Club House

  • 23 acre resort

    23 acre resort

  • Exercise Room Overlooking Pool

    Exercise Room Overlooking Pool

  • Sunset from our Balcony

    Sunset from our Balcony

  • Big Redfish Lake (the fish are biting)

    Big Redfish Lake (the fish are biting)

  • Whirlpool Tub in Master

    Whirlpool Tub in Master

  • Third Bedroom (1 Full and 1 Twin)

    Third Bedroom (1 Full and 1 Twin)

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Foyer


  • Floorplan


  • West Area Pools, Firepit

    West Area Pools, Firepit

  • Gated Entrance

    Gated Entrance

  • Our private beach

    Our private beach

  • Sanctuary by the Sea

    Sanctuary by the Sea

VRBO #242065

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 01, 2016

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