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Beach Front Home w/ MASSIVE DECK and Pool in Grayton Beach! Great for Groups!

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

6 Bedrooms, 6 Baths, Sleeps 20

Welcome to Stork's Nest, one of the most relaxing beach front homes in secluded South Walton. This recently updated 3,000 square foot home sits directly on the gulf and sleeps 20 people comfortably. Stork's Nest boasts 6 bedrooms and 6 full baths providing private suites for all guests and a private pool! Guests can request pool heat for an additional charge. The home also features two expansive balconies with breathtaking views of the private sugar white sand beach and emerald green waters. The perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee or take in the unparalleled sunsets!

Stork's Nest is located directly on the beach in the secluded neighborhood of Gulf Trace, a peaceful neighborhood in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. The home offers a wonderfully open floor plan allowing many people to gather in the kitchen and living spaces all overlooking the pristine waters and powder soft sand. Featuring a fully equipped kitchen and multiple dining spaces, this rental home is perfect for large groups and family gatherings. Each bedroom offers a partial if not gorgeous unobstructed view of the gulf and a flat screen television. This home has it all if you are looking for the utmost in your Destin vacation. Whether you have come here for rest, play, creative respite, family time or just to linger at the edge of emerald green waters you will find what you have come for.

Access to the VIP Program is included with all Five Star vacation rentals. Effective March 4, 2016, free activities are available to guests every day of their vacation. With an average of $200/day of free activities, guests will get much more out of their vacation than just travel - they will also get memories to last a life time.

Starting March 4, 2016, the VIP Program for rentals on 30A includes one free pass per day to the following activities:

Santa Rosa Golf or Regatta Bay Golf or Baytowne Golf Club or The Links or Raven at Sandestin

Unlimited DVD Rentals

Adventure Zone at Baytowne Wharf

Paddleboard at Reef Beach Location​

1st floor:

Kitchen with 2 refrigerators

Living room with gulf front balcony

Dining room

King bedroom with private bath, flat screen tv, and gulf front balcony (2)

Double queen bedroom with full bath and flat screen tv (4)

2nd fl:

Bunk room with two twin/full combo bunks, private bath and flat screen tv (6)

Double queen bedroom with private bath and flat screen tv (4)

King bedroom with private bath, flat screen tv, and gulf front balcony (2)

King bedroom with private bath, flat screen tv, and gulf front balcony (2)

Sleeps 20

Private Pool

More Details

Property Manager
Five Star Beach Properties and Bliss Beach Rentals
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Five Star Beach Properties and Bliss Beach Rentals

At Five Star and Bliss Beach Rentals, we strive to be different – and we are. Unlike other big-box management companies, our personalized approach and dedication to service allows us to put greater emphasis on creating a unique and memorable experience for every guest that walks through our doors.

Our goal is to pair exceptional properties with unparalleled service. That is why we hand-select only the best homes in Destin and 30A to represent. If you have a property that you are considering renting, we'd be more than happy to provide a proposal and projection.

Experience Service

We believe a vacation rental should be more than a place to rest your head; it should be a place to escape and experience luxury. But offering five-star accommodations is just the start to enhancing our guest's experiences. We treat our guests like family, offering personalized greets, dedicated concierge services, free passes to daily activities and attractions, in-house cleaners, and a professional maintenance team available 24/7.


Grayton Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 Queen Beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , 2 twin-over-full bunks
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 Queen Beds
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool ...
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Beach Front Home w/ MASSIVE DECK and Pool in Grayton Beach! Great for Groups!
average rating of 4.6 based on 15 reviews

Amazing house with amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been happier with this house. It far exceeded our expectations. We had a large gathering of family and friends... about 16 and thought we would feel cramped but were not at all. The house is fully stocked with cooking supplies. There is plenty of parking. The extra fridge was a bonus! We loved waking up every morning to the unbelievable beach views! We would definetly rent this house again. We made some very special memories here!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was just what we wanted

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great except the mattress in the first floor master. We will be coming back, thanks.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Greg! Thanks for staying with us at Storks Nest. We love hearing that it was just what you wanted! We'll be sure to let our owner know about the first floor mattress. When you're ready to come back, be sure to give us a call. We have a repeat guest discount waiting for you. Thanks again for choosing Five Star!
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Beautiful and perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at storks nest. Everything was exactly as described and even more beautiful than we thought. The pictures don't do it justice. The house was clean and well accommodating for our large family gathering.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Michael! Thanks for staying with us at Storks Nest and taking the time to leave such a fabulous review. We are thrilled to hear that you all enjoyed your time here. We hope to have you and your family again soon! Thanks again for choosing Five Star Properties for your beach vacation!
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It's was great!

  • 5 of 5

Our mini family reunion, 14 people, was amazing. I loved the location and it was great to have the pool and the beach right there! Management was fantastic, fixing the air conditioner right away and getting us some board games! I would definitely book again! Thank you Storks Nest!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank you so much for staying with us and leaving such a kind review! We appreciate the shoutout regarding our management team, and our owners will love hearing how great the home is. We hope to have you all again soon! Thanks again for choosing Five Star Properties for your beach getaway!
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  • 5 of 5

We just checked out this AM and I had to review immediately. The location is perfect, pool is a great addition, the house was just right for our group of 3 families with kids ranging 5-15. The management company was great, met us on the 1st day and gave us a ton of info on area. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location great, service not!

  • 3 of 5

The house has a great layout and wonderful view and location. But the rental company is so slack. I told them I was arriving early and they said they would let me know if I could get in early. Never heard back.

When I arrived the guy was supposedly looking over the house to make sure everything was right. waste of time. he also said he would get back to me on a few things and didn't.

I went to go sit in chairs at the beach, and I knew two came with the house. They were not set up until the next morning. There were some locked up under the house but no way to use. Nice arrival touch, not.

Then I decided to go for a bike ride. All four bikes were rusted with flat tires.

When I went to get in bed that night there was no top sheet on the bed. I had to use the comforter to cover up to. Eww. Got in touch and they did bring one by the next day. Next I hear another room didn't have a top sheet either and I have to call again. This time they never brought one.

It's not part of my idea of vacation to have to keep being on the phone over and over with the house rental company.

The kitchen has the bare pantry essentials, no not even that. No salt and pepper even.

There were lightbulbs burned out and rusted old showerheads.

I asked for an hour later check out. Never heard back. The cleaners arrived right at 10 AM. It's fine, we were ready to get out of there but this paying top dollar you expect to actually have everything in order.

And 3 nights is actually 46 hours.

This was most definitely not a 5 star experience, Five Star Gulf Rentals.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jan, Thank you for taking the time to submit some feedback. We are sorry to hear that your experience did not live up to our name. Our goal is always to provide our guests with five-star accommodations and service. We appreciate you providing some areas of opportunity for us. We hope to have the chance to host you again and show you a real five-star experience. Sincerely, Five Star Properties
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico
Car: recommended

Stork’s Nest is located directly on the beach in the secluded neighborhood of Gulf Trace, a peaceful neighborhood in Grayton Beach, Florida.





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