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Fully renovated in 2014, many upgrades, Private Heated Pool.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,750 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, bunkroom with 4 extra long bunks, 3 baths, Sleeps 10. New pics soon

Located on quiet Betty Street in Gulfview Heights, yards away from a beach access. Great Location south of 30A, Private Pool! New Pictures are posted.

The 2014 fully renovated home has three bedrooms and three full baths. A new addition includes a bunkroom with 4 built in extra length bunk beds, bringing the total house sleeping up to 10 comfortably. All new appliances, furniture, and furnishings will make your stay that much more enjoyable. The PRIVATE POOL and deck area have plenty of chaises/chairs and two tables for outdoor eating/entertaining. Located two blocks south of trendy 30-A, Betty Street is a quiet, no outlet street making for a truly relaxing stay. Beach access less than 2 minutes away, just a short walk down Betty to the Gulf View Heights Beach access. At this ideal location there is very little traffic and no busy roads to cross.

Concrete parking area for two cars provides shaded parking, a real plus in summer. You and your family will have everything you need for a great relaxing vacation! The kitchen is equipped with a full size stove, refrigerator with automatic ice maker, dishwasher, microwave and all the other kitchen equipment you may need. We have a gas grill for outdoor cooking, two glass top patio sets, and lounge chairs for relaxing by the pool! The master bedroom has a queen bed with private bath. The other bedrooms both have queen beds. A second bath is off the hall, close by the other bedrooms. A newly added third full bathroom and bunkroom have been added on the ground floor. Featuring a kitchenette with full size refrigerator and living area. All linens and towels are included.

ENTERTAINMENT: Three flat screen TV's, DVD player, stereo, high speed wireless internet, some movies and books as well as a closet full of games. Bring the bikes or rent them for the expansive paved bike/running trail just two blocks away tracing 30-A for over 18 miles of great exploring and sightseeing! Numerous shops and restaurants are within easy walking distance.

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Jim Vernon
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

About Jim Vernon

We are an empty nest couple who have vacationed on 30A for over 20 years and owned property for the last 11 years. Our family has enjoyed all 30A has to offer and is a major portion of our away time for rest and connecting with the environment.

Jim Vernon purchased this house in 2013

Why Jim Vernon chose Gulfview Heights

Very simple, Beach side of 30A, very quiet street, but close to all the activities. Private pool and very secluded back yard for entertaining and relaxing.


Gulfview Heights House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bunk Room - 4 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (3), XL Single beds (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
HEATED PRIVATE POOL,Ceiling fans, books, movies, games


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Fully renovated in 2014, many upgrades, Private Heated Pool.
average rating of 4.8 based on 20 reviews

A true beach HOME - not just another rental

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have nothing but great things to say about this house. Communication with Jim when planning our vacation was easy and professional.  This was a last minute trip idea and he was quick to respond, very accommodating and so so easy to work with. He gave us great information about the house and the area.  Upon arrival, the house was perfectly clean and very inviting.  The house was very spacious for our family of four, but would easily accommodate 10 people without feeling too crowded.  


I have been coming to the area for large family vacations every summer for over 20 years.  We have rented big houses and smaller houses from Santa Rosa to St. George Island. This was by far the best house we have rented.   There were a few things that we loved the most about the house and which you often don’t find in beach homes in the area.  The outdoor living space was great.  The area around the pool was perfect for the kids and there was plenty of room for others to be around the pool without getting soaked.  The pool was the perfect size for the house.  The house was also well stocked with QUALITY items.  Plenty of plates, glasses, silverware, towels, etc.  This may not seem like a big deal but when you rent a house that sleeps 25+ but only has 12 plates you pay attention to these things.  Nice grill, too! Outdoor shower with hot water was also great and helped with keeping the sand at the beach. 


Location was perfect.  Could walk to many shops and restaurants.  Beach access was an easy four –five minute walk.  They they had a wagon at the house which made it super easy, especially with two young kids. 


Cannot say enough great things about this house.  You can really tell that it is Jim’s family beach “house” and not just a rental.  We hope to stay here again in the near future.   

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Knoxville TN

Family trip/60th Birthday Celebration

  • 5 of 5

This beach house was great. Well equipped and very comfortable. The pool and pool area was a great place to hang out when we weren't at the beach which was a short walk. Jim was so accommodating and helpful. He sent great recommendations for things to do and places to eat. We loved Goat Feathers and Blue Mountain Ice Cream. I am so glad I booked for our upcoming girls trip in a few weeks. Looking forward to coming back. Thanks Jim for sharing your wonderful beach home.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Only good things to say...

  • 5 of 5

This property exceeded my expectations for a comfortable, family-oriented stay. We loved our stay so much that we called to book again on the drive home!

THE HOUSE: Our crowd included three couples, a single adult, and three kids aged 8-14. The home was well-suited to our goofy crowd. We had plenty of common space to spread out and have different activities going on. We cooked every meal and ate together when we were there, which is a testament to the kitchen/dining space and the grill/deck areas. The kitchen had everything that we needed. We were able to laugh, dance, sing and generally let our hair down without worrying that we disrupted the neighbors or one of us napping upstairs.

The bedrooms, dressers and closets were really spacious, which was a nice surprise. We were able to truly move in for our week. Also, we were able to do laundry frequently, so that made us more comfortable.

The ground floor area was so great for the kids to chill out, snack, play games, music, etc. The bunk area was a big hit, and the bathroom with the exterior entrance to the pool was so helpful for our many hours by the pool. The single adult in our party stayed on the ground floor with the kids; this was important to us as the ground floor area is not accessible directly from the upstairs floor. It is like a separate apartment, which worked out fine for us.

Someone (and usually most of us) was in the pool constantly. I couldn't get over how warm it was, simply warmed from the summer heat. The placement of the pool is genius as at least half of the pool is shaded the majority of the day. We LOVED having the music out on the deck; what a great system! It truly added to our party atmosphere =)

THE LOCATION: We were steps from the beach, seemed like less than a block. The water was so warm and the beach super clean. The sand and beach areas were not crowded as I expected them to be for July. We scouted around a few miles east and west, and those areas were significantly more crowded and busy. This area felt secure, private, quiet and community-oriented.

THE OWNER: This was my first time renting a vacation home, and Jim Vernon talked through all of my questions. I felt totally at ease heading into our vacation week. The home was exactly as he explained it to be! When my brother left his keys there, Jim sent them right away to us. I mean, WOW, thank you, Jim!

I looked for months for a good value, and this property was perfect for us. It's a steal.

See you again this July!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York, New York

Expectations TRUMPED!

  • 5 of 5

At the risk of having too many people vying for my new favorite spot in Santa Rosa Beach (LOL) I can't help but give this place a glowing review. First off, the owner is friendly, trustworthy, and a great communicator. Next, the neighborhood is more of your traditional laid-back old Florida style: quiet and peaceful, a great respite from the often overwhelming pedestrian/vehicular traffic you experience in Destin, Seaside, PCB, etc. Next, the house is well located within the neighborhood, an easy walk to the beach, even if you're dragging along beach gear or unruly children. The layout is ideal for a large family or a couple small 2/2 families; outside, the heated pool, deck, furniture were nice; inside was well appointed with a well-equipped kitchen, cozy well-decorated rooms with very comfortable beds. In a nut-shell, the interior has ample space/layout to accommodate the more social groups OR those who like to spread out and be off to themselves. GREAT PLACE TO SPEND YOUR HARD-EARNED TIME OFF !

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional beach home & superb customer service!

  • 5 of 5

Where do I even begin? Upon arrival to this lovely property, and were taken back at just how beautiful and well taken care of this property truly is! The lawn is beautifully landscaped, the pool is ideal size and not to mention... (No chemicals in this salt water pool), beautifully decorated interior, I could go on and on about how much we loved visiting this home. The beach is just a short stroll down the road and the most pristine beach I've ever seen. I cannot say enough good things about this property and the owners. The amount of love and personal touch that was put in this home shows through and through. We cannot wait to return next year, and hopefully many years to come. Stay here - you will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family and friends stayed at this fabulous home for Spring Break. The home was beautiful and very tastefully decoraed. The renovations that had recently been done were very nice - our four teenagers especially enjoyed the spacious and private bunk room. They had their own little apartment away from the parents! I can't say enough about the owner - he was always available if we had a question, provided numerous suggestions for places to sight see and eat, was friendly and terrific to work with! The home is in a great location, close to bike rentals, restaurants and most importantly the beach is only a very short walk away! The heated pool was a nice bonus and enjoyed by all. I would highly recommend this property and we will most definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cafe Tango
Seafood Restaurant
Local Catch Bar & Grill
American Restaurant
Goatfeathers Seafood Market
Seafood Market
Goatfeathers Seafood Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Basmati's Asian Cuisine
Asian Restaurant
La Playa
Family Restaurant
Sunrise Coffee Co.
Coffee Shop
The Perfect Pig at GulfPlace
American Restaurant
Pizza by the Sea at Gulf Place
Pizza Restaurant
Redds Fueling Station
Johnny McTighe's Irish Pub
Marie's Bistro
Mediterranean Restaurant
Vue on 30a
Fine Dining Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Hungry Howies Santa Rosa
Pizza Delivery
30A Songwriter Radio - Music and Coffee
Coffee Shop
Jin Jin 1
Chinese Restaurant
Stinky's Fish Camp
Seafood Restaurant
La Chalupita Mexican Market
Mexican Grocery Store
Fatboy's Bungalow
Los Rancheros
Mexican Restaurant
Thai Elephant Authentic Thai Cuisine
Thai Restaurant
VKI Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
Sushi Restaurant
Louis Louis
Seafood Restaurant
Elmo's Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Seafood Santa Rosa Beach Bayou Bills
Seafood Restaurant
Roux 30A
Hibiscus Vegetarian Cafe
Chanticleer Eatery
American Restaurant
AJ's Grayton Beach
Don Pedros Mexican Restaurant
Latin American Restaurant
Pickle Factory
Pizza Restaurant
Steamboat Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Grayton Corner Cafe
Black Bear Bread Co.
Hurricane Oyster Bar & Grill
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Latin American Restaurant
Twin Oaks Farmstand
Organic Restaurant
98 Bar-B-Que
Barbecue Restaurant
The Craft Bar
Bar & Grill
Spanish Restaurant
Grayton Beach State Park
Grayton Seafood Co.
Seafood Restaurant
Another Broken Egg Cafe
Breakfast Restaurant
The Red Bar
Bad Ass Coffee
Coffee Shop
The Bay
Seafood Restaurant
Borago Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Donut Hole
Donut Shop
Car: recommended

12 Professional Golf Courses




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $155
Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.