Local Favorite 'Blue Parrot Cottage' South of 30-a/Private Heated Pool!(68 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)
Santa Rosa Beach is a quiet community nestled beside the Gulf of Mexico. Located approximately 15 miles east of Destin, FL, Santa Rosa Beach offers easy access to shopping, restaurants, deep-sea fishing, family friendly activities, golf courses and airports. Seaside and Watercolor are 5 miles west of us, Rosemary Beach capping the far west end of the corridor. Natural beauty abounds along scenic 30-A with miles of walking and biking trails, nature preserves, wildlife, Dune Lakes, sugary white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters.
Home and Furnishings
Our home is constructed on raised pilings to provide partial views of the Gulf from the large covered wraparound porch. The cottage decor is cozy and includes Italian porcelain tile floors, crown molding, cherry cabinets, Corian kitchen counter tops, premium broadloom, Sealy Posturepedic Plush matresses, Maytag stainless steel kitchen appliances and GE washer and dryer. Relax and enjoy the gulf breeze on the covered deck complete with cedar Adirondack Chairs, tables, ceiling fans and natural gas Broilmaster Premium Grill.
Our cottage is fully furnished and equipped with all the comforts of home. Each bedroom has a wrought iron headboard and bench. The master bedroom has a king size bed and the guest room has a queen size bed. Each bedroom includes a 20' television with bluray player, portable radio and alarm clock. Hair dryers, towels and all linens are provided except beach towels. The living room includes a full size sectional sleeper sofa, a 42' HDTV with a Smart Bluray player and a Soundfreaq Bluetooth enabled system with FM radio. Not only does Sound Kick bring music to life, it plays any audio files from your mobile devices. The kitchen has a 19' HDTV and is fully equipped with stainless steel refrigerator/ice maker, self-cleaning range, dishwasher and microwave, toaster, coffee maker, blender, dishes, utensils and glassware. Other amenities include ceiling fans, new washer/dryer, iron/ironing board, gas grill, beach/pool toys/floats, cards/games, a large selection of movies, beach towels, 6 beach chairs and an beach umbrella. Wireless high speed internet is complimentary.
We have a large corner 1/3 acre lot which includes a lush lawn with irrigation system, natural vegetation and a sparkling 13' by 26' private heated pool. Outdoor furniture, floats and pool toys are included; the pool is not shared with any other houses. Pool towels are included.
Our beach house is on the northeast corner of Gulfview Heights Street and Betty Street, facing the Gulf. It is a short two minute walk form the house to the Gulfview Heights beach access (see aerial photo), no traffic or busy roads to cross. Restrooms, outdoor showers, covered picnic pavilion and BBQ grill are available for your convenience. The house includes 6 light-weight aluminum beach chairs and a beach umbrella for your use. We do not provide beach towels.
Dune Lakes/Draper Lake
Draper Lake is located at the end of Betty St. and offers a unique experience with its diverse ecosystem.
Bring your bikes or rent them nearby and explore the 20-mile-long bike/walking trail, nature preserves and 11 dune lakes. Access to the trail is just steps from the house and runs the entire length of 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 Seaside (6 miles) Dune Allen, Gulf Place, Blue Mountain Beach, Grayton Beach, Watercolor, Seagrove Beach, Seacrest, and Rosemary Beach. The Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club is located less than a mile from Blue Parrot Cottage.
Keywords: House, Views of Gulf, Draper Lake
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Member since: 2004
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Separate shower and toilet area in master bath.
- Games For Kids
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Beach Chairs
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 15 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
May 27 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Late Summer/Fall 2016
Aug 12 - Dec 1, 2017
4 night min stay
Dec 2 - Feb 23, 2018
3 night min stay
Dec 23 - Dec 29, 2017
7 night min stay
Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2018
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $135
- Owner Administration $85
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 11%
Cancellation fee applies. Terms of rental subject to valid drivers license ID and Rental and Policies Agreement. Must provide ID to confirm reservation.
Family rentals only. No events. No pets, no smoking, no students or singles.
Pool heating is an additional $35 per day Mar-Nov.
An excess water surcharge of $100 will be imposed for those adding water to cool the pool.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Adjacent to Draper Lake
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We fell in love with the area 15 years ago and have never looked back. We hope you love our home as much as we do! Warmest regards from our family to yours :) A special thank you to all of you who have helped us make BPC possible!
Why the Owner Chose Gulfview Heights, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, USA:
The miles of walking/biking trails along 30a. Wildlife, nature, crystal clear water and sugary white sand offer scenic beauty and tranquil surroundings.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Gulf views, private heated pool steps to the beach and Draper Lake. Bike paths, beach access with restrooms, parking, showers, picnic area and lifeguards. Walk or bike to Gulf Place or short drive to Destin and Seaside. Proximity to airports. Free WiFi.
- Primary: (817) 701-5225
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Blue Parrot Cottage Street View
Private Heated Pool
Crystal Clear Gulf of Mexico Beach View
Dining Room/Kitchen Open Concept
Living Room and Hall
Master Bedroom New Decor
Master Bath New Decor
Guest Bedroom Alternate View
Beach Winter View
Just a short walk to the beautiful Gulf of Mexico
Living Room Alternate View
Master Bedroom Alternate View
Kayaking at Sunset taken by Lauren
This listing was first published here in 2004.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017
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