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Dune Allen 30a Lake View Home

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Last updated: 01/03/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom with Outdoor Shower / Sleeps 6

The 30A Love Shack is a charming 2 bedroom, classic 1950s style Florida cottage with brilliant views of Lake Allen along Scenic Hwy 30A. Only 2 blocks from the beach, this short 4-5 minute walk from the front door to the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico is a snap. It comfortably sleeps 6 and is equipped with everything you will need for a week at the beach. The 30A Love Shack is where simplicity meets style in this recently updated retro getaway. The décor is comfortable-utilitarian and the home is just that, cute and clean.

This is a great location for family memories. Watch sunsets over the lake, stroll the quaint streets of Dune Allen, or grill fresh fish on the deck. You’ll love the large outdoor hot & cold shower and picture windows in the living room. Suitable for either families or a couples retreat, this home will meet all your beach vacation needs.

Constructed in 1953, The 30A Love Shack has been undergoing a face-lift since it was purchased in 2012 with upgrades including new roof, electrical, windows, interior appointments and fresh paint and furniture. Don’t worry, the nostalgic charm has been preserved as this cottage still looks and feels like home at the beach.

The open kitchen, living and dining room capture picturesque lake views while the two bedrooms, bathroom and washer/dryer area line the north side of the home. Both bedrooms are spacious and enjoy light shed from the clerestory windows above. You will be comfortable sleeping with hypoallergenic feather down linens and foam gel mattresses - queen in the master and double in the guest bedroom.

This home is the epitome of low-key comfort. In addition to the amenities of Scenic Highway 30A, The 30A Love Shack is certain to offer repose. You will be planning your next getaway before the first one ends.

No pets permitted...Sorry, no exceptions.

***Only Saturday to Saturday reservations***


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/03/2017

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 884 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for renters is 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

    Enclosed outdoor shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Will help rent bicycles and golf cart if desired to be available upon your arrival at the cottage. ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Home has standard cable with local channels & network television channels....moreless

  • Television:

    40 inch flat screen TV in living room. (No TVs in bedrooms)...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Home has breakfast bar with bar stools & a dining tables that seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free wifi ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    You must bring your own beach towels. If you wish to have clean towels everyday home is equipped with washer & dryer....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable new Klaussner sofa that would be suitable for sleeping for a child or small adult....moreless

  • Parking:

    Large driveway that accommodates multiple cars....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Home includes bath & dish towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    New Thermador dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Home comes complete with toilet paper, paper towels, dish washing detergent, trash bags, & travel size toiletries....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Large sun deck with fantastic lake view and outdoor dining. ...moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 9 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 11%


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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37.8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Northwest Florida International Beaches Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Stinky's Fish Camp
0.7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club
1.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 98
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Stinky's Fish Camp
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Dune Allen Beach

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Born and raised in Destin I wanted to own a property on 30A that reminded me of the way life used to be at the beach, and this cottage fit that perfectly. My family has been in the real estate business along the Gulf Coast for over 30 years and location has always been important to us and to our clients. This home is a great spot to build family memories. I only rent it during the summer months then use it for friends and family in the spring, fall, and winter.

Why the Owner Chose Dune Allen Beach, FL, USA:
Simplistic living with views of the rare coastal dune lakes and short walk to the beach. Close to Stinky's Fish Camp restaurant, Gulf front dining at Vue, and summer live music on the green at Gulf Place amphitheater.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This home is the only rental on the dead end street of Allen Lakeshore. The beach walkover is very convenient and a short walk and the sunsets from the front porch deck are spectacular.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/03/2017

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  • Beach Access

    Beach Access

  • Welcome To The 30A Love Shack

    Welcome To The 30A Love Shack

  • Large sundeck with great view of Lake Allen.

    Large sundeck with great view of Lake Allen.

  • Open layout with plenty of natural light

    Open layout with plenty of natural light

  • Kitchen is equipped with dishwasher, microwave, & coffee maker.

    Kitchen is equipped with dishwasher, microwave, & coffee maker.

  • Master bedroom with vaulted ceiling (queen bed)

    Master bedroom with vaulted ceiling (queen bed)

  • Bathroom


  • Large enclosed outdoor shower & home entrance.

    Large enclosed outdoor shower & home entrance.

  • View of Lake Allen from the sundeck.

    View of Lake Allen from the sundeck.

  • Beach access just across 30A (about a 5 minute walk from the house)

    Beach access just across 30A (about a 5 minute walk from the house)

  • 30A Love Shack

    30A Love Shack

  • Large sundeck

    Large sundeck

  • Open layout with views of Lake Allen

    Open layout with views of Lake Allen

  • Large Breakfast Bar

    Large Breakfast Bar

  • Master bedroom with vaulted ceiling (queen bed)

    Master bedroom with vaulted ceiling (queen bed)

  • Guest bedroom with vaulted ceiling (1 double bed & bunk beds)

    Guest bedroom with vaulted ceiling (1 double bed & bunk beds)

  • Backyard


  • Large enclosed outdoor shower

    Large enclosed outdoor shower

  • Lake Allen

    Lake Allen

  • Come enjoy Dune Allen Beach!

    Come enjoy Dune Allen Beach!

VRBO #473445

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, March 06, 2017

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