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Salty Dawg | Grayton Beach | Large Yard | Spacious Living Room | Sleeps 10

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Sleeps 8-10

This classic, mid 1900's Grayton cottage sits on a large lot nestled between the old and new sections of Historic Grayton Beach. "Salty Dawg" has a large deck, large living room, den, kitchen, king bedroom, queen bedroom, full bedroom and 2 bathrooms. Both the living room and den offer a sleeper sofa allowing this home to sleep 8 - 10 guests.

Sit back and enjoy the peace and quiet of this quaint beach cottage that sits surrounded by large Oak and Magnolia Trees. The spacious yard provides ample space for a play area after a day at the beach. Only 350-400 yards to the public beach access and Western Lake, a rare coastal dune lake, perfect for kayaking or paddle boarding.


- Living room with flat screen TV, sleeper sofa and lots of seating

- Full kitchen

- Den with sleeper sofa, TV and large selection of books

- King bedroom with private bathroom

- Queen bedroom with shared hall bathroom

- Full bedroom - shares hall bathroom with queen

BEACH ACCESS: approximately 400 yards

SATURDAY to SATURDAY weekly only rentals during peak season

Cleaning fee will apply to any rental less than 5 nights

3 night minimum in the off season

Parking for 2-4 vehicles

Gas grill provided


Sorry, no pets


Xplorie Free Fun Included Every Day- To enhance your vacation experience, Rivard of South Walton includes Xplorie, which means free admissions and rentals everyday of your stay at select popular attractions in the area. You will receive a free bike rental, free round of golf, and unlimited DVD rentals for each night of your stay!

Clean Comforter Participant - All linens, including comforters are laundered upon every departure. With this in mind, please be aware that comforters and other bedding may differ from those pictured.

Guest Services- Our well trained staff is very familiar with the area and we work closely with carefully selected, locally owned businesses that can cater to your every need. We are excited to offer recommendations and assistance in enhancing your vacation! Whether you need bikes or beach chairs, want to plan a beach bonfire, need to rent a paddle board or kayak, or would like information on any other service, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Property Manager

Welcome to Rivard of South Walton

Rivard of South Walton has been in business since 1986. Our friendly and knowledgeable team has been providing unforgettable vacation experiences that create memories that last a lifetime. Since our inception we have been afforded the opportunity to serve multiple generations for their vacation rental needs. Our rental properties span the distance of Scenic Highway 30A in South Walton, from the lone beach cottage to the ultimate gulf front home. We look forward to seeing you on the beautiful Beaches of South Walton.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We were so happy with our stay at Salty Dawg. I think it is the most comfortable and relaxed place we have ever stayed. The house is on the street that leads directly to the boardwalk, and we timed it at 5 minutes from front door to Boardwalk. That is with drink in hand and at a leisurely pace. Our wagon easily transported our gear to the boardwalk, but several days we would drive our car to the boardwalk, unload, and my husband would take the car back to the house. We all took our showers in the outside shower under the live oaks, and the large laundry room was great for keeping up with the beach towels. The house had everything we needed for cooking except a good knife. the kitchen opens onto the smaller den and dining area which was nice for the togetherness. Also, we had never stayed in a house without a pool, and I was worried about that, but we didn't miss it at all. The little lake that is next to the boardwalk was where all of the kids wanted to play. It was shallow enough for my 6 year old to touch bottom in all places, and the kids played on a paddle board all day every day! We had our chair service set us up between the ocean and the lake so that we could turn our chairs to watch the kids wherever they were playing. Even my two year old niece splashed around in the lake with her floaties on. Another couple of tips: the Red Bar is two blocks from the house- you have to eat there. We even got take out from the Red Bar for lunch on the beach one day! And you can go in the back door of the Red Bar to get a Daquari for the beach very easily. Also, we got together with several couples for a bonfire on the beach one night. There are several chair services that will do this for you. We had the best time! Hot dogs, s'mores, pot luck dip and chip. We brought glow stick necklaces for the kids ( helped keep track of them) it was a highlight. We loved our stay at Salty Dawg and are now Grayton Beach converts. You can book with confidence!
Aug 2015
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Grayton Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Full Bedroom
  • 3 Bedrooms and Queen Sofa Sleepers
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Salty Dawg | Grayton Beach | Large Yard | Spacious Living Room | Sleeps 10
average rating of 4.5 based on 9 reviews

We loved this house! It was perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

The layout of this old school beach house was perfect for us. We loved everything about it

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fall 2017

  • 4 of 5

Convenient and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Annual Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location, but...

  • 3 of 5

PROS: The Salty Dawg is in a terrific location in Grayton Beach - reasonable walking distance to the beach, shopping, and dining, and is a good size for families with children, having a split master floorplan with 3 BRs/2 Baths, 2 living areas, a dining table for 8, plus 4 barstools around a kitchen peninsula. There are also 2 sleeper sofas - one in the master BR, and one in the main living area. The kitchen provides plenty of dishes/glassware/silverware/cookware. There is a counter top microwave, toaster, and small toaster oven in addition to the stove/oven, refrigerator, and dishwasher. Little hotel-sized toiletry samples were in the bathrooms. The number of towels in each bathroom seemed to be adequate, although a few more hand towels would be appreciated. The master BR king-sized bed was very comfortable. There is a washer and dryer. The yard is spacious and shaded. There is a carport for two cars, and there's room for additional cars. There is a spacious wrap around deck with a few chairs on it. The Wi-Fi worked well.

CONS: We were only provided 2 dishwashers tabs, 2 garbage bags (no way to secure the top, except to tie it in a knot), a very tiny sample-sized bottle of Dawn dishwasher liquid, a kitchen sponge, and 1 roll of toilet paper in each bathroom for a week's stay for our family of 7. Fair warning: no other supplies were provided - bring your own. The freezer was iced up (perhaps a new gasket is needed?), and the ice maker was dicey. The dryer in the laundry room blocked access to the door to the back yard (the only exterior door, other than the front door). The gas grill did not work. Bring your own charcoal in order to use the charcoal grill also provided. The carpet in both the main living area and master bedroom need a deep cleaning; there was a musty odor in those rooms, and the carpet had many stains. The shower in the master bathroom leaked; we couldn't get it to turn completely off. The sink in the hall bathroom drained very slowly. The medium-sized television in the main living area is an old-fashioned one, and the flat screen in the second living area is very small. The non-carpeted floors had been vacuumed, but they're in a need of a scrubbing; in fact, the whole house could use a deep cleaning, not just the end-of-stay one done by the maids.

This house has the potential to be an absolutely WONDERFUL, 5-star house, if the concerns above were to be addressed.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable house, great location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Salty Dog. We loved being so close to everything but feeling a little bit of privacy with the trees and fenced in yard. We hung hammocks in the trees and enjoyed grilling out in the yard. The house was comfortable and had a lot of character. If you like to watch TV, you might be a bit disappointed but we are not big TV fans (there are 2 old TVs). Our only other complaint was that there was not one decent knife in the kitchen (bring your own knives). Great location in beautiful Grayton Beach.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Amanda, Thank you for your review and feedback! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Salty Dawg, and we agree that it has the classic character and charm of Grayton. We are passing your comments along about the TVs and knives on to the homeowner and are appreciative of you bringing this to our attention. We hope you will come stay again soon!
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Great spot. Very Roomy.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at Salty Dawg. Very clean and roomy. Bring toilet paper, garbage bags, foil, and tupaware. And sage... (if you know what I mean, we weren't the only ones there!)

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


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