'Hold Your Seahorses'- Best Reviews & Prices!- Family Friendly! Fully Equipped!(40 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)
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Old Florida Village is a quaint neighborhood of 75 cottage style homes on a quiet loop just a few yards north of 30A and the beach. This is just a short walk (0.5miles) to the beach or you can drive or ride a bike to beach access..
“Hold Your Seahorses”... Hey!, this is a great place to stay! The house is in the middle of Old Florida village just yards from one of the two swimming pools. The location is very quiet with a pond and undeveloped wetland behind the house. The house has three bedrooms and three full bathrooms. The master bedroom with queen bed and private bath is quietly located in the rear of the house. Blue heron and snowy egrets are frequent visitors to the pond where turtles bask in the sun. You can also hear frogs and the roar of the surf at night. There is a queen guest room and a third bedroom with twin over full beds. The house is colorful, light and airy. Each bedroom has a TV, DVD player, nightstands and a dresser. A gas BBQ grill is also provided for your convenience.
On the second floor you will find the living room, dining room and the kitchen along with the balcony overlooking the quiet pond and wetland. This balcony is a great place to enjoy your morning coffee and breakfast. A colorful guest bedroom with queen bed is on the second floor and has a private balcony, dresser, HD-TV, Blu-Ray/DVD player and amenities. The stairwell to the second floor is colorfully decorated with bright beach paintings. The living room with HD-TV/entertainment center/Blu-Ray /DVD Player is a great place for all to congregate and enjoy the evening of dining and games.
On the first floor, you'll find the colorful entrance way and two bedrooms. The master bedroom is quietly located in the rear of the house with a private porch overlooking the pond and wetland. The master is tastefully decorated with queen bed, dresser, chair, side tables, HD-TV, Blu-Ray/DVD Player, amenities and private bath with his and her closets. The second bedroom on the first floor has Twin over Full beds and an extra twin mattress. This second bedroom also has a private full bath and balcony. The washer/dryer is on the first floor.
For your beach fun we have 6 beach chairs, 3 umbrellas, kid toys, water toys and a handy wagon to get them all to the beach. Bring your sun screen!
Bring your bikes or rent them nearby at Gulf Place. You can explore the 20-mile-long bike/walking trail, nature preserves and 11 dune lakes. The bike path is close-by along scenic 30-A. Several shops and restaurants are within walking or biking distance as is Goatfeathers Restaurant & Seafood Market. The shops, restaurants and seasonal events of Gulf Place Resort are just half a mile to the west and accessible via the bike/walking trail. There are several upscale and popular beach communities to explore along Scenic 30-A including Dune Allen, Gulf Place, Blue Mountain Beach, Grayton Beach, Watercolor, Seaside, Seagrove Beach, Seacrest, and Rosemary Beach. Multiple golf courses are minutes away.
Quiet, colorful, comfortable, convenient and close to beach and pools. Your cozy get-a-way is waiting for you at “Hold Your Seahorses”. Please let us know if you have any questions.
PROCEDURES and POLICIES:
We request a deposit of 50% of your rental fee to hold your reservation. This deposit to be received within 7 days of booking to confirm your reservation. An invoice will be e-mailed to you and final payment is due 30 days prior to check-in. Final payment includes the remaining 50% of the the rental balance plus the $300 fully refundable damage deposit. Reservations made less than 30 days prior to arrival must be paid in full by credit card or e-check. Your damage deposit will be fully refunded within 10 days of your departure provided there is no damage to the property. The house is strictly Non Smoking and no pets.
FYI: As of 2015 Florida Tourism Tax is 11.5% (7.5% Florida state & 4.0% Walton county).
The house is strictly Non Smoking and no pets.
You must be 25 years old to rent this property.
Keywords: House, cottage, quiet, new, view, beach, pool
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Member since: 2012
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8
- Queen size Beds (2) Queen bed in the master bedroom and a queen bed in the upstairs guest room., Double Beds (1) Twin over full bunkbed., Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin over full bunkbed., Baby Cribs (1) A portable crib with baby gates plus a child booster seat/high chair. An extra twin mattress is also available. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- 3 Full bathrooms. Two hair dryers available.
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Outlet Shopping
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 1 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay
May 27 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay
Late Summer 2017
Aug 12 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
- Tax Rate 11.5%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We live and work in Atlanta. Sharon is a Registered Nurse and Rick is in Data Processing. We have been vacationing in South Walton since 2006 and love it. We spend as much time as we can at the beach. We Kayak, fish, walk and relax at the beach. We enjoy nature and the great weather. We love 'Hold Your Seahorses' and have enjoyed making the cottage fun and comfortable for you as well as ourselves, our kids and grand-kids.
Why the Owner Chose Santa Rosa Beach, FL, USA:
We have stayed at many houses in Santa Rosa Beach since 2006 and we have loved it very much. This is our choice destination for vacations and family get-togethers. Purchasing this home in Old Florida Village was an easy decision.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Three of the main reasons we love our cottage. (1) We relax and enjoy the quiet and the sounds of nature. Enjoying coffee on the porch overlooking Hidden Lake and the birds is delightful. (2) We enjoy the beach very much. The beach during the day is delightful and walking to the beach for the sunset is a real pleasure. (3) We enjoy kayaking in the lakes, rivers and the ocean. A great pleasure is paddling at Grayton Beach just three miles east on 30A.
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Our cottage starting our fifth year.
The pond/wetland reflecting the clouds. This view from the upstairs back deck.
Family room with view to the kitchen.
The family room looking to the back deck from the TV.
Second queen bedroom and balcony.
The third bedroom with a twin over a full bed. Features a private bath.
The third bedroom with twin over full and private bath.
Paddling in the ocean on a calm day. Wow!
A paddling trip at Western Lake close by at Grayton Park.
More on the Econfina river. A very easy paddle. Catch the dragonfly lower left?
Turtle Track on 6/12/16 near our beach access. Picture taken by Dave Sunderland
Breakfast from the back deck is the best! Check the view of the pond/wetland.
Family room with 42 inch HD-TV and cable. Library of Blu-Ray/DVDs available.
The family room toward the back French doors and deck.
Master bedroom looking out to lower level back deck.
Second queen bedroom.
The third bedroom with a twin over a full bed.
The beach at the "Gulf Heights" access. Cannot beat that view.
This is the view from Topsail Park west toward Destin. Wow!
Econfina river trip. Wow. The "Blue Hole" springs are amazing. A short drive.
Sunset looking toward Destin.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Friday, January 20, 2017
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