As featured on HGTV's Beachfront Bargain Hunters -- Nature Lovers Episode!! Secluded beach (public access points are 1/2 mile in either direction).
Welcome to The Sand Dollar - a beautiful, 5 bedroom, 2 and a half bath home located on Terramar Beach (we are situated on the beach front, the ocean is about 50 feet from our house, there are no houses in front of us, direct access to the beach!). No motorized vehicles are allowed on the Terramar Beach and the public access points are about 1/2 mile away in each direction so you can have a very secluded vacation.
Our home features four master queen bedrooms (suitable for 4 adult couples to have privacy) and a bunkroom with 3 full over full bunk beds, full futon, and twin bed. This unique beach house easily accommodates 3 to 4 families, very large families or 4 couples vacationing together! This house has a very open floor plan – the living room has a fireplace downstairs with a futon. The Terramar subdivision has a private fishing pier, boat dock, pool, and pavilion that's 1/2 mile from our beach front home!
Located steps from the ocean, it is the perfect getaway beachfront house with spectacular Gulf views. This home features a double deck, is colorfully decorated featuring tile floors and granite counter tops in the kitchen. Two master bedrooms are located on the lower level and two master bedrooms are located on the upper level. All master suites have a queen bed and flat screen TV with DVD player (and Uverse). The bunk room is upstairs and has 2 full over full bunks...the bunks are comfortable for 2 adults or 2 children in each bed. There are two full size leather sofas downstairs and a full size futon. A full size washer and dryer are located on the lower floor. The living room features a 55 inch flat screen with DVD player and Uverse TV.
When you are ready to relax, step out onto one of the decks and hear the waves crashing. Everyone will enjoy the large lower deck with its stunning ocean views. It’s a wonderful place to see the sun rise in the morning and stargaze at night. Other amenities include the ground floor (all concrete), private shower, large picnic table, and 2 separate benches. If you need to stay connected while at the beach, there is also wireless internet access.
Notes: Clean sheets will be left folded on top of each bed. There are extra sheets for the futons and sleeper sofas in the closets. There are also blankets in the closets.
We provide: Refrigerator, coffee maker, dishwasher, pots, pans and cooking utensils, oven, dishes and
eating utensils, electric Range, toaster, microwave oven, kitchen cleaning supplies, bed sheets,
pillows, comforters, blankets, bath towels, washer & dryer.
Items we do NOT typically furnish: Paper plates, beach towels, toilet tissue, soap, shampoo, garbage bags, ice. We do not supply grills (we had a guest catch the underside of our house on fire), charcoal, grilling/cleaning materials/utensils. We do not furnish baby toys/cribs out of sanitation reasons.
Returning guests receive a 10% discount, excluding holidays, special rates (rates lower than our posted rates), special events, and high season.
Rental Policy: Terramar Beach maintains a family atmosphere for the peaceful enjoyment of our neighbors and guests. Therefore, we will rent only to families or family groups. If you are not with a family group, you must be a responsible adult over the age of 25 to make a reservation and you may be subject to a higher deposit and nightly rates (prom parties are accepted with a $500 prom fee and $750 refundable damage deposit, youth groups, college kids, etc -- if you are with one of these types of groups, we reserve the right to meet you on arrival and verify the adults are present AND to check in unannounced to verify the adults are present, we require 1 adult to every 5 students AND an adult in this case must be over 35). Wedding and Family reunions are also subject to a $500 event fee and higher damage deposits. Bachelor and bachelorette parties are accepted on a case to case basis. The minimum age for bachelor and bachelorette parties is 30 - 35, depending on the type of party and number of guests. Published rates are for up to 24 people, larger groups will be subject to higher nightly rates. Check in is at 4 PM, Check Out is 11 AM. Adults cannot rent properties on behalf of underage guests. Guests must comply with these Rental Policies and all subdivision restrictions. MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS IS 24 WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL or the maximum number you reported in your inquiry, whichever is less (we sleep 24 people in beds, but we want to ensure our home is not overloaded). Smoking inside the house or on the decks may result in forfeiture of your deposit. Special arrangements are valid 3 days from the date the quote is sent (ie stays less than minimum required nights, exceeding occupancy, etc). We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. Any use of the home for events (weddings, reunions, graduation, prom, etc) must be disclosed at the time the reservation is made. Advertised specials are for a maximum of 12 guests, additional fees may apply for additional guests. Specials do not apply to Friday and Saturday nights (unless specifically advertised) or Holidays, a weekday is Sunday night thru Thursday night. If you plan on bringing a RV or Travel Trailer this must be disclosed at the time the reservation is made and a hook-up fee may apply.
OCCUPANCY RESTRICTIONS: The maximum amount of guests that may be on the premises at any given time is twenty-four (24) people, unless arrangements have been made otherwise. A guest is any person or child on the premises, regardless of age. You will be expected to conform to the number of guests you previously reported will be in our home in the inquiry, unless arrangements are made otherwise. If you have additional guests that were not approved at the time of reservation, this may be grounds for forfeiture of your deposit and immediate termination of rental. There are no refunds if you have less guests than you were charged for at the time of booking.
CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS: We understand there can be unforeseen emergencies that could cause you to cancel your reservation. We will try to resolve the situation with you. Cancellations within the sixty (60) days prior to arrival will be charged the full rental amount. If you fail to pay the scheduled payments by the due date, we reserve the right to cancel the reservation. If we cancel the reservation for failure to pay by the due date, you will not receive a refund. There is no refund for appliance failure, utility failure, or circumstances beyond our control. There is no refund for rainy days or overcast skies. There are no refunds for hurricane or tropical storm evacuations, voluntary or mandatory. There are no refunds for acts of God or other unforeseen circumstances. We strongly encourage guests to purchase trip insurance to cover all possible circumstances, or cancel for any reason trip insurance. Refunds of security deposits are issued within 30 days of departure if you leave the house clean and undamaged like you found it. We encourage all guests to purchase trip insurance to cover unforeseen issues such as sickness, family emergencies, etc.
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