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75 Yards to Beach, Community Pool and Lake Access, 2 King Suites

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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

'Heart of Palms' in the gated, Gulf front community of Old Florida Beach is a quiet retreat for both families and older guests. Just 30 yards from the Community Swimming Pool, 50 yards to the dock on Draper Lake and 100 yards from the luxuriously wide Beach.

Professionally decorated with all new Chef's Kitchen, Two Master King Bedrooms (1st floor and 2nd floor), Four Bathrooms - Master with jetted tub, rainfall shower in second Master. The first floor has one Master (King) with jetted whirlpool tub/shower and second bedroom (twin beds which can be made into a King for a total of three kings) and separate full bath. Chef's kitchen with all appliances and marble counters is fully equipped for the gourmet cook. Time saving family-sized washer and dryer is on first floor off of the kitchen.

The second floor has another Master Bedroom (King) with walk-in rainfall shower and french doors to covered balcony. An additional large bedroom has four twins (two singles and one bunk bed) with full bath. From the second floor hallway, step out to the wrap-around mostly covered deck where sunbathers can lounge in the sun or families can share a meal or a nap under the tin-roofed deck. View sunsets over the Gulf from this vantage point.

Nearby, walk to favorite local restaurants: Goatfeathers with local seafood market or Cafe Tango. Just down the road on 30-A, walk or bike to Gulf Place shopping center for more restaurants, ice cream, clothing stores, wine shop or pharmacy. A bike path connects all of the communities along highway 30-A including Seaside, Watercolor, Grayton Beach. The outlets of Sandestin are only 15 minutes drive from here. Golfers may play at the Santa Rosa Beach and Golf Club only 1.4 miles away and other golf courses nearby.

For the nature lover, Draper Lake Preserve edges along the Old Florida Beach neighborhood and has a dock just 5 houses down the street from which you may fish or launch a canoe. Only three other areas in the world have these 'coastal dune lakes' that connect to the ocean through the sand dunes. This shallow channel makes a safe area where young children can play for hours in very shallow water.

The new Northwest Florida Beaches airport (ECP) is an easy 30 minutes away and Destin/Ft. Walton (VPS) is 40 minutes away.

Keywords: 4 Bed, 4 Bath house, Private Street, South of 30A, Beaches of South Walton, House, Cottage

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

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

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 - Downstairs: 2 twin/ single

    Twins are convertible to King. Full Bath next to bedroom....moreless

  • Master Suite - Downstairs: 1 king

    Downstairs Master Suite with whirlpool tub and shower...moreless

  • Master Suite - Upstairs: 1 king

    Upstairs Master Suite with Waterfall Walk-in Shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 4 - 'Bunk Room' Upstairs: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    Lg room w/full bath 2 Twins convertible to King & 1 bunkbed...moreless

  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (6) Twins can be converted to a King in two bedrooms for a total of 4 Kings. One Bunkbed in room with a set of convertible twins....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath - Upstairs: toilet, shower

    Large walk in Waterfall and handheld showers. Marble Vanity....moreless

  • Bathroom - Downstairs: toilet, shower

    Full guest bath next to downstairs 2nd bedroom. ...moreless

  • Bathroom - Bunk room Upstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Full bath within upstairs 'bunk room'...moreless

  • Master Bath - Downstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Whirlpool and Air jet functions. Shower head with hand unit...moreless

  • There is also an outdoor shower by the back entrance.

Other Amenities

  • Community Swimming Pool, Community Dock on Lake, Jetted Tub,

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    HD Flat screens and DVD in Living Room and Master Suites. Remaining bedrooms also have TV's and DVD players...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean:

    About 60 yards to steps leading over the dunes and down to the beach. At high tide, the gulf crosses our beach to form a shallow channel connecting to Draper Lake. Great spot to fish or play....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Three dining areas: Table for 10 in kitchen; Game table for 4 in living room; Table for 4 on covered upper deck for al fresco dining....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large sectional sofa with Sunbrella fabric slipcover. Game table for 4. 42' Flatscreen TV....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    for two cars...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    XL family size...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WIFI available. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Food processor, blender, ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes so you don't have to keep running the dishwasher....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Stocked by a professional chef with everything a great cook needs. Marble countertops, professional stainless steel cooking appliances....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    French style doors with chilled, filtered water and ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    Dacor 6 burner professional stovetop with griddle and large oven....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    nearby at Santa Rosa Beach Golf Club...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Big Green Egg Charcoal Grill...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Approximately 50 steps from front door....moreless

  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Autumn 2016
Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2016
4 night min stay
$550
$3,350
Fall break 2016
Oct 1 - Oct 14, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,350

Changeover Day: Saturday

Autumn 2016
Oct 15 - Nov 18, 2016
4 night min stay
$325
$2,150
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 19 - Nov 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,850
Early Winter 2016
Nov 27 - Dec 17, 2016
4 night min stay
$350
$2,150
Winter Holiday 2016
Dec 18 - Jan 1, 2017
4 night min stay

$3,850
Winter 2017
Jan 2 - Mar 10, 2017
4 night min stay
$395
$2,150
Spring Break 2017
Mar 11 - Apr 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,850
Spring 2017
Apr 8 - May 26, 2017
4 night min stay

$3,450
Memorial Day Week
May 27 - Jun 2, 2017
4 night min stay
$795
$4,595
Summer 2017
Jun 3 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,850
Late Summer 2017
Aug 12 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,450
Labor Day Holiday
Sep 2 - Sep 8, 2017
4 night min stay
$795
$4,395
September 2017
Sep 9 - Sep 29, 2017
4 night min stay
$595
$3,495
Fall Break 2017
Sep 30 - Oct 13, 2017
4 night min stay
$695
$3,495
Autumn 2017
Oct 14 - Nov 17, 2017
4 night min stay
$395
$2,150
Thanksgiving Week 2017
Nov 18 - Nov 24, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,995
Early Winter 2017
Nov 25 - Dec 22, 2017
4 night min stay
$395
$2,150
Winter Holiday 2017
Dec 23 - Jan 5, 2018
7 night min stay

$3,995
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$695
$4,495

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $290 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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Location

Great Yoga nearby, Concierge Services available, Transportation services available for shuttling to airports or for nights of wining and dining without worry.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We have both been coming to beaches on the Gulf from our home in Kentucky all of our lives. Guy is a commercial banker and real estate investor and Harriet has retired from owning her own catering business for over 28 years. We both enjoy entertaining people in our home and love creating places for our family and friends to gather. We have two grown children, three grandchildren and an 14 year old son who came along in our early middle years.

Why the Owner Chose Santa Rosa Beach, FL, USA:
We wanted a permanent place near our grown children. Our daughter and granddaughter live nearby and our oldest son and his family live in Birmingham. Seems we were renting bigger and bigger homes and finally decided it would be a good investment to buy our own place in Santa Rosa. This is not just a rental unit property for us. It is our home at the beach and so we've put in the amenities and quality appliances and beds that we are used to in our main residence. I've always said that I wouldn't want to stay in a vacation place that wasn't as nice as my own home. It wouldn't be much of a vacation in that case!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Old Florida Beach is quiet, being over three blocks south of the main road, Hwy 30-A, is protected on one side by Draper Lake preserve and is gated to keep traffic away. Children can easily move around the neighborhood like we used to do as kids. The beach is very wide here and the lake with dock makes for fun hours of fishing or just sitting and viewing the sunlight on the dunes.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Living Room with large flatscreen TV

    Living Room with large flatscreen TV

  • In kitchen seating for up to ten.

    In kitchen seating for up to ten.

  • Downstairs Master with King

    Downstairs Master with King

  • Downstairs Bedroom. Twins can be converted to a King Bed.

    Downstairs Bedroom. Twins can be converted to a King Bed.

  • Upstairs Master with King

    Upstairs Master with King

  • Upstairs Master Bath with Walk-in Shower

    Upstairs Master Bath with Walk-in Shower

  • Upstairs Bunk with TV and bath (tub/shower combo) shown.

    Upstairs Bunk with TV and bath (tub/shower combo) shown.

  • View from upper deck

    View from upper deck

  • Upper Deck. Master Bedroom doors near rocking chairs

    Upper Deck. Master Bedroom doors near rocking chairs

  • Porches on both floors

    Porches on both floors

  • Community Pool

    Community Pool

  • Our boardwalk and beach

    Our boardwalk and beach

  • Commercial grade appliances with big griddle for pancakes!

    Commercial grade appliances with big griddle for pancakes!

  • Living Room game table, next to flat screen tv.

    Living Room game table, next to flat screen tv.

  • Downstairs Master Bath with Jetted Tub

    Downstairs Master Bath with Jetted Tub

  • Full bath downstairs next to bedroom and kitchen.

    Full bath downstairs next to bedroom and kitchen.

  • Deck off upstairs Master Bedroom

    Deck off upstairs Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs Bunk Room. Twins can be converted to King Bed.

    Upstairs Bunk Room. Twins can be converted to King Bed.

  • Upper Deck

    Upper Deck

  • Laundry off of kitchen. Extra Large capacity

    Laundry off of kitchen. Extra Large capacity

  • Front Porch Downstairs

    Front Porch Downstairs

  • Community Pool

    Community Pool

  • View from Draper Lake dock - with the Gulf visible just beyond the dunes.

    View from Draper Lake dock - with the Gulf visible just beyond the dunes.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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