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Fantastic Gulf Front 3 Bedroom 4 Bath, Book your 2017 Beach Vacation

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The Ultimate Beach experience for your family! Private Beach

'The Splash House' is about as close as you can ever get to the gulf and our gorgeous white sand beaches. The name 'Splash House' comes from the fact that you can walk right out the living room deck onto the beach, and gulf waters! No roads to cross, your own private beach awaits your family.

The first level of the home has a large open concept design, with kitchen, dining, and living areas. Also a full bathroom. Large gulf front deck leads you out to the beach. The deck also has a nice gas grill for the BBQ'er.

The second level of the home, has 3 additional bedrooms, all with there own private baths. There is also a second level covered deck that is accessible from all 3 bedrooms, for more outstanding views of the gulf and beach!

30A bike and walking paths are to the north of the home for recreation as well.

Several outstanding restaurants are within walking distance, including Stinkys, the shops at Gulf Place, and Goatfeathers.

Several challenging golf courses are close by, to test your skills from beginner to pro.

Deep Sea fishing? The Destin harbor is close by for charter fishing.

Shopping? We are a close drive to the Destin/SanDestin areas, for world class shopping, and additional dining choices.

Our home definitely has the location! Close to shopping, dining, golfing, but also very private as well.

There are not many areas in our location, that are free from large condos on the beach, but this location has it! Only private homes in our area, so no crowds on the beach!

More Details

Owner
Kevin Hense
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Kevin Hense

We have vacationed for years in the Destin/Panama City Beach area, and have now been homeowners for the past 5 years in the area. We do own a couple of other vacation homes as well.

Kevin Hense purchased this house in 2013

Why Kevin Hense chose Beaches of South Walton

We love the unique area along 30A in South Walton County, no big developments, just a gorgeous private setting! Come to the beach for your private vacation, one that you will truly remember forever. See why families come to this area year after year, you will not be disappointed.

What makes this house unique

The awesome gulf views from both levels of our home are breathtaking, the beach is private, and the white sand beaches are unbelievable.

Come to the beach to experience true paradise!

Amenities

Dune Allen Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Bedroom private bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , 3rd bedroom private bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , 4th bathroom, 1st level
  • 4 bathrooms for the home, 3 of which are on the second level and are directly connected to each of the 3 bedrooms. The 4th full bathroom is on the first/main level of the home.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Awesome gulf front views from your large private deck
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , Private Bath, access to gulf front deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Comfortable queen bed, private bath, gulf balcony access
  • Master Bedroom has outstanding gulf front views from its large private deck. Comfortable king size bed, private bath. There are a total of 3 bedrooms on the second level, all have private baths. There is a large second level covered balcony. Access to the deck, private patio door from the master bedroom. Also an additional patio door from the hallway to allow access from the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms as well.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The ultimate family vacation location!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Fantastic Gulf Front 3 Bedroom 4 Bath, Book your 2017 Beach Vacation
average rating of 4.6 based on 15 reviews
Waterloo IL
5

Amazing Place!

  • 5 of 5

WOW sums up what my entire family thought when they saw the Splash House in person! The views were stunning, as well as breath taking! It was exactly what we were looking for in a home on the beach. You walked off the steps right into the sand and less than 40 yards you are able to dip your feet in the water. The sleeping quarters met our needs with 6 adults and 6 young children, it was perfect. We did find we needed a few kitchen items but the next time we go, we will know to bring them along. The fact that this house is so close to grocery shopping and other discount places, such as Dollar General, makes it great too. The owner, Kevin, was excellent on getting back to me as soon as I had a question prior to check in. Our week's vacation went way to quick but we are already looking forward to returning next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Decided on a girls only spring break trip. My sister with her 2 teen daughters there 2 friends and me. Speechless is all I can say. The location is perfect. Not only for beach view and access but location to anything in Destin or a trip to Grayton Beer Company and everything in between. Only issue was loved the fact could bring the dogs, but didn't realize dogs can't be on the beach. Thank goodness I was let off with a warning :). Me and my sister had coffee every morning from the deck, great way to start the day. I'm ready to go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cordova, TN, USA
4

Location! Location! Location!

  • 4 of 5

Perfect location. Right on a beautiful portion of the beach and convenient to shopping, restaurants and a beautiful golf course. Watching the sunset on the gulf from the sundeck is worth the price of admission.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Fun trip

  • 4 of 5

We planned a girls trip to Santa Rosa Beach. Some backed out, so we only had 5 girls come. We had plenty of room for all of us. The kitchen was nice, large sink and large table to fit everyone. Kitchen had all utensils we needed. They provide you with 2 paper towel rolls and I think 2 rolls of toilet paper per bathroom. We ended up needing to buy salt/pepper, more toilet paper, more paper towels, hand soap for bathrooms, trash bags and laundry soap pods. Not the end of the world, just good to know beforehand. There were a couple of extra beach chairs and floats to use so that was nice. There were a few minor things that could use updating/repaired (cabinet door missing in bathroom off of kitchen, shower knob was tricky in room with 2 beds causing us to think shower did not work until someone just so happened to figured out the trick to turning it on, sliding doors on both levels difficult to open and close and one door actually had zip ties instead of a handle, small area of flooring next to master bed lifting some, one of the wooden slats on the stairs down to the beach needed to be nailed back down). The mattresses may not have been the most comfortable but we all still slept Ok. Bring your own pillows as the ones provided were not the most comfortable. (The extra ones in the closet could probably just be thrown away.) We ended up having a really fun trip. You can't beat walking right off the deck into the sand. The views were great and location was ideal...just far enough out of Destin to be less crowded, but close enough to be within driving distance of restaurants/shopping we wanted to go to in Destin. Overall, there are a few small things that could stand to be updated/repaired, but probably nothing that would be a deal breaker. I'm sure this place stays booked through the summer, and we stayed right after Labor Day...so maybe they just haven't had enough of a gap in reservations to tend to these things? I probably wouldn't spend "peak summer" price to stay here again, but would consider when prices decrease after summer.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Memphis, TN
5

Ideal Beach Vacation - Unbeatable Beach View/Location

  • 5 of 5

This house is great for a couple, family, friends, all. The covered porch is the ideal spot to watch the dolphins play and forget that the rest of the world exists. We've stayed at a lot of houses/condos, this was the best. Just pick up steamed shrimp from Goatfeathers and don't leave the place for your meals - sunset, shrimp and your own deck!

Access to beach - perfect

Kitchen - ideal for one or 10

Deck - enjoy the sound of the water while being in the shade

Living/Sleeping Accommodations - excellent

Home Owners - Great to work with

Direct access to bike trail as well

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It gets better and better!

  • 5 of 5

We're back! This was our second year at Splash House (See my review from last year). The minor negatives from last year have been corrected. For a house this size, the layout utilizes every inch. Our family of 6 adults and 5 children ages 6 and under make it work . The entire first floor consists of the great room with kitchen and living area and a bathroom with the washer and dryer. Ten people can sit at the table with space for several in the living room allowing for good conversation and family time. From this open room you have an expansive view of the glorious beach and ocean through the wall-to-wall floor to ceiling windows

You are just steps from the surf!. The second floor has 3 modest bedrooms, each with their own bathroom.....this is a big deal for us and a hard-to- find amenity. Bunks are built in the hallway to add sleeping for the kids. I've spent countless hours researching vrbo for larger and more luxurious rentals but we always come back to this house because of 1. Oceanfront; 2. Price,; 3. A bathroom for each bedroom. We had a family discussion, and the big question was ," would you rather have a larger house with more amenities, or returm to splash house and be able to stay more days?" The decision was unanimous to stay with splash house. When we go to the beach, we are beach bums. We don't shop much... We stay on the beach. The house is refuge for meals and sleeping, and Splash House fits our needs and budget better than anything we've found. Kevin is quick to respond to any questions or concerns, making this a win-win!!!!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Panama City Beach International
Nearest Barpub
many local restaurants and bars within walking
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
many top challenging golf courses nearby!
Nearest Restaurant
many local restaurants within walking range
Nearest Beach
Right off of the deck!
Car: necessary

Our home is conveniently located on 30A, close to shopping in Destin, as well as fantastic dining and golfing locations nearby as well. Our gulf front beach is very private. No large condo developments nearby! Just single family homes on our beach. Its an awesome vacation location for your family to enjoy for years and years!

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Rates & Availability

Dune Allen Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late Spring 2017
May 13 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,595
 
 
Memorial 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,995
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,995
 
 
Early Fall
Aug 13 2017 - Oct 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,495
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $125 + Tax
Exit Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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