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Three story cottage on deadend street that adjoins Sunrise Beach.

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Last updated: 07/13/2016

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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Sleeps:13
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Island Girl, sister home to Island Time at Sunrise, is a charming, newly remodeled cottage style home next door to Sunrise Beach. Lush green wetlands border the home's east side, providing views of nature and the gulf beyond. Private boardwalk to beach access and next door to Highland House, private events facility. Home has covered wrap deck on main level and private deck upstairs off master bedroom. Interior newly remodeled throughout including hardwood floors, granite counter tops, glass back splash, new vanities, upgraded kitchen cabinets, wood ceilings, Florida trim, and much more. Living room, dining, kitchen with breakfast bar, bedroom with queen bed, bath and laundry on main level. Master bedroom with king bed and private bath, bedroom with two sets of bunk beds and its own private bath on the second level. Third level bedroom provides queen bed and private bath. Sleeps as many as 12, and 13 if using the portable twin. Dining for 10. Located on a private street surrounded by grand scale properties; next door to Sunrise Beach. Street leads to public beach access that is basically private; gets very little use by public at large. Island Girl's private boardwalk ties into to the public boardwalk a short distance prior to reaching the beach. Wonderful location that is within walking distance to Gulf Place and restaurants such as Goatfeathers, La Playa, Tango and Local Catch.

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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 07/13/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    At least 25 years old unless accompanied by parents....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Bunk room designed for children. Loft room also suitable for children. In ground pool great for playing when tired of the beach....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 12-13

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Ground level bedroom with adjoining bath....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

    Room for available twin portable bed. Private bath, deck. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 double, 1 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed

    Two bunks that can sleep 6; 2 twins over 2 fulls....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Private bath....moreless

  • Each bedroom has bath. Main floor: One BR with gueen bed. Second floor: 2 BRs; master with king bed (available twin portable bed on frame) plus BR with 2 sets of bunks (singles over doubles). Third floor: queen bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Ground level guest bath; next to ground level BR....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private master bath with double vanity; newly remodeled....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private bath off bunk room; newly remodeled....moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Bath off loft room; newly remodeled....moreless

  • All baths have new vanities, granite tops, new faucets, towel bars, new ceramic tile floors, new trim, and freshly painted....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Ideal area and property for family vacation. Three houses back from one of the best beaches in the world. Tourist attractions available in Destin and Panama City Beach; within 15-30 minutes driving time. Historic areas also within the region. Wonderful parks and trails for exploring. Area not as crowded as Destin and Panama City Beach. Can get away from it all if you prefer....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    Player that streams movies in living room; DVD player also in loft room....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable service in all rooms. Cable box in living room along with DVD player that will stream movies....moreless

  • Television:

    TVs in living room, master bedroom, main level bedroom, and loft room....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Views from second and third levels. Master bedroom deck offers nice view....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Designated area with seating for 6. Breakfast bar with seating for 4. Dinnerware for 12. Additional dinnerware available....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Two central units; very efficient cooling....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New energy efficient unity in laundry room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Two central units....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless router; secured....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens for all beds and portable bed provided. Extra sets, mattress covers and blankets also present....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large combination living and dining room. Newly remodeled with wood ceiling, Florida trim, hardwood floor, freshley painted, new ceiling fan....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for three vehicles. Double driveway plus separate single driveway....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Several sets provided for each bath....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New energy efficient unit in laundry room....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Stainless steel appliance....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 12+. Fully furnished with dishes, bowls, pans, storage containers needed for cooking, baking and serving....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Built in unit; new 2015....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Side by side unit; new in 2014. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Newly remodeled with granite tops, glass backsplash, hardwood floor, upgrades to cabinets, new hardware, lighting, faucet. Fully furnished....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built in unit above range and oven; new in 2014....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Slow cooker, food mixer, blender....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Combination refrigerator & freezer; new in 2014....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric, smooth top range and oven....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Sources can be provided for rentals....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Covered, wrap deck on main level; staircase leading to pool area and private boardwalk below. Covered deck also located off master bedroom; Gulf view....moreless

  • Golf:

    Several courses in the area. Information provided....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Landscaped at front, back and sides....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    In ground, kidney shaped pool with wood decking, landscaping, and private boardwalk to beach. ...moreless

 

Reviews

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We do not rent to those under 25 unless accommpanied by adult.
                       WINTER: $1,795.00   January 04 - March 01, 2014
                 SPRING BREAK: $3,295.00   March 1 - April 12, 2014
                  LATE SPRING: $2,195.00   April 12 - May 24, 2014
                       SUMMER: $3,595.00   May 24 - August 09, 2014
                Holiday Weeks: $1,995.00   Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years
Cleaning $195 plus 12% FL & Walton County Taxes; $300 Refundable Damage Deposit.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Location

36 Miles
Nearest Airport
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Santa Rosa Country Club Golf Course

Car: Recommended

Beach communities along a 26 mile area of Highway 30A that are collectively referred to as 30A. Each community has its own personality; includes Seaside, Grayton Beach, Sea grove, Watercolor, Water sould, Rosemary Beach, and Santa Rosa Beach. The area in general is more laid back, less congestive, with no high rises or franchised restaurants. Beaches sport white sand; almost like powdered sugar. Santa Rosa Beach was listed by Yahoo Travel a few years ago as being a top 10 beach. Restaurants are privately owned with many boasting notable chefs.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Fred and I have a real estate company in our hometown of Jonesboro, AR. We have always invested in rental property in Jonesboro, yet always dreamed of investing in the 30A area one day. We now own and manage four properties that are located within a two block area of Santa Rosa Beach.

Why the Owner Chose Dune Allen Beach, FL, USA:
Our family has enjoyed vacationing in the 30A area over the past 40 years and always looked forward to return visits. We rented the beach cottage original to the site of Sunrise Beach and Shell Seekers Cove (no longer standing) on several occasions years ago. And since Sunrise Beach was developed, we have rented there as well. We always thought it would have been special to own that old-style Florida bungalow and remember vividly the wonderful times spent there. Its spirit is still much alive to us to this day. So when we decided to purchase a property of our own, we were excited to locate a property within yards of the home we once desired. That home is now Island Time in Sunrise Beach. Then two years later we discovered what has since become our Island Girl. Her street is possibly the very drive that led to the original bungalow. We spent a year remodeling the home and installing the pool and decking to make her special. We wanted to continue the tradition of providing a place where guests could store their own memories on these special grounds.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
I love this particular street of homes; tucked away and yet so close to the beach. I love walking on the private boardwalk and sitting on the steps to the beach watching the sunset, the stars at night and listening to the surf. I could sit there for hours! I also enjoy being able to walk to good restaurants at night. And the decks, pool and oversize decking offer many hours of outdoor enjoyment. But the beach is the special attraction! Walking in the white sand is like walking in powdered sugar. It is amazing!! But then there is the surf!!!!


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 07/13/2016

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Photos

  • Three story cottage on deadend street that adjoins Sunrise Beach.

    Three story cottage on deadend street that adjoins Sunrise Beach.

  • Island Girl

    Island Girl

  • Another view of living room.

    Another view of living room.

  • Remodeled kitchen with granite and glass backsplash.

    Remodeled kitchen with granite and glass backsplash.

  • Ground level bedroom with queen bed; off kitchen and living areas.

    Ground level bedroom with queen bed; off kitchen and living areas.

  • Master bedroom with king bed; second level.  Has private deck and bath.

    Master bedroom with king bed; second level. Has private deck and bath.

  • Master bath; granite top double vanity, shower over tub.

    Master bath; granite top double vanity, shower over tub.

  • View from master bedroom deck; zoom lens used.

    View from master bedroom deck; zoom lens used.

  • Bunk room bath; second level.

    Bunk room bath; second level.

  • Bath off loft room. Shower over tub.

    Bath off loft room. Shower over tub.

  • Newly installed heated pool and deck.

    Newly installed heated pool and deck.

  • Private boardwalk ties into public boardwalk to beach. Approx 2-3 min walk.

    Private boardwalk ties into public boardwalk to beach. Approx 2-3 min walk.

  • Deck wraps around two sides of home; cottage surrounded by estate-like homes.

    Deck wraps around two sides of home; cottage surrounded by estate-like homes.

  • Living room; hardwood floors, wood ceiling, Florida trim.

    Living room; hardwood floors, wood ceiling, Florida trim.

  • View looking back from living toward dining and kitchen.

    View looking back from living toward dining and kitchen.

  • Another view of remodeled kitchen. New hardwood floors and lighting.

    Another view of remodeled kitchen. New hardwood floors and lighting.

  • Ground level bath with shower; serves as guest bath.

    Ground level bath with shower; serves as guest bath.

  • Another view of master bedroom.  39' flatscreen TV.

    Another view of master bedroom. 39' flatscreen TV.

  • Private deck off master bedroom; view of Gulf and surrounding wetlands.

    Private deck off master bedroom; view of Gulf and surrounding wetlands.

  • Bunk room for children on second level. Sleeps as many as six. Bath adjoins.

    Bunk room for children on second level. Sleeps as many as six. Bath adjoins.

  • Loft bedroom with queen bed, TV, ceiling fan and private bath; carpeted. Views.

    Loft bedroom with queen bed, TV, ceiling fan and private bath; carpeted. Views.

  • Covered deck on main level; overlooks pool.
Wraps around from front entrance.

    Covered deck on main level; overlooks pool. Wraps around from front entrance.

  • Another view of pool with wrap-around deck overlooking pool area.

    Another view of pool with wrap-around deck overlooking pool area.

  • Our grandson watching the surf at our beautiful beach.

    Our grandson watching the surf at our beautiful beach.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016

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  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 07/13/2016

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