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"Caroline's Oyster" near Seaside, Grayton, Alys, and Rosemary Beaches

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Book Early for 2017!!! We always book solid during the Spring & Summer.

Sorry no pets period...

Make your beach vacation a TRIP! Stay at the Hippest Vacation House on 30-A! The house is a special beach home, created to be hip and different from your typical Beach rental, appointed with comfortable classic modern furnishings. The home is designed to support every whim from hammock napping to gourmet cooking.

The house is located inside a newly designed, intimate beach community, just down from infamous Goatfeathers and Balsamati's Restaurants. The house's property is situated directly on one of the two communities pools, just a short stroll (500 yards) from the beach. We also have a large one bedroom condo (sleeps 6) directly on the beach just down the road in Blue Mountain Beach. You can combine the condo with your rental and have an outpost for grandparents or that childless relative.

The master bedroom suite on the second floor includes a king size bed, grass chair, desk, french doors that open to a wrap-around private balcony with hammock that peeks through the trees at the community pool, and on suite bath with tub and separate shower. There are two additional bedrooms upstairs, one with a queen bed (partial view of hidden lake), and the other with 4 bunk beds, lots of books, puzzles and games for the kids. The fourth bedroom on the main floor has a comfortable queen bed (replaced the futon) with a full bathroom directly across the hall. Wonderfully appointed kitchen with Corian counters, Kenmore Radiant Collection appliances, and all other top-o-line misc. tools (blender, toaster, etc.). This two story beach home is full of windows with natural light and wooden shutters. There will also be plenty of time to relax outside on the wrap around porches overlooking the pool.

The house is designed to accommodate virtually every vacation need... including an owner written/assembled list of favorite 'insider' places to eat, play, day-trip, or shop (with directions and menus and costs included).

Adjacent to the property you will be delighted to find over 20 miles of continuous/separate paved Greenway Trails (biking or walking) that weave through some of the most picturesque Beach Communities/lakes in florida (Seaside, Grayton Beach, Redfish Lake, Eastern Lake, etc.).

Old Florida Village is a short stroll to the shops at Gulf Place (free open air jazz concert every Sunday evening) and a short bike ride to the shops found at Grayton Beach, Watercolor, and Seaside (Starbucks, Publix, bike rentals, etc.). Hop in the car for a ten min. drive to the massive shops of Sandestin Resort/Baytowne Wharf and Sand Destin Factory Outlet...

If an active vacation is required; stroll to the beach for some clear water snorkeling, sandcastle building, and shell seeking or try the exceptional SINGLETRACK mountain bike/hiking trails that begin virtually from your doorstep and meander over 15 miles through Eastern Lake State Park/Point Washington State Forest... or give the famous Cory Pickos Wakeboarding and Ski School a try literally just down the road.

Within a half hour drive you'll find Tom Fazio's new golf course, or a little closer, two miles down the road, you'll find the challenging course at the Santa Rosa Beach Club/Golf Course. Do we even need to mention the World Class Deep Sea Fishing in Destin. How about some Putt Putt, or an Amusement Park, Jet Skiing, Para-Sailing, Marine Parks (two, one in Fort Walton Beach the other in Panama City, either less than a half hour drive)... The house also comes fully stocked with Beach Chairs, DVDs, Regional books, Board Games, etc...

If we have forgotten anything please let us know!

Keywords: Beach House

More Details

Grace Daniell
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 15, 2017

About Grace Daniell

We wanted a retreat for families to enjoy the beach that was not your typical beach rental. We have always loved vacationing in this area.... so beautiful..... and wanted to share it.

Grace Daniell purchased this house in 2005

Why Grace Daniell chose Beaches of South Walton

Location! We love sleepy Santa Rosa, the developer had a great track record with previous work in the region, especially his construction quality and landscaping. Being on the pool was important and having a private porch for the master bedroom was a must.

What makes this house unique

We have unique furnishings and art that make the house very special and a fun place to stay!


Santa Rosa Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , Bunk Room...lots of pillows
    Bedroom 2 guest - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bdrm with pvt bath, sep. shower, private porch
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Downstairs tv room
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
PC Hook Ups, Complete Cooking Utensils provided,Original Art and furnishings, french Doors Open to One of Two Private Wrap Around Balconies, Hammock, Large Living/Dining Room, Dining Table That Seats Eight


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

"Caroline's Oyster" near Seaside, Grayton, Alys, and Rosemary Beaches
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews

Really great place!

  • 5 of 5

This rental was great. My family and I really enjoyed our stay. The rental is beautiful and really does feel like a home away from home. Beach was close. You could walk if you were not toating a bunch of things. My family and I drove down to the beach, which was about a 2 minute drive. The local grocery store was about 4-5 minutes away. I would definitely recommend this place. If I had to give one suggestion it would be not to have guest washing sheets if we have to pay a cleaning fee anyway. Also because on the last morning you kind of want to relax before the trip home, not do a hard clean. Everything else, I'd say tens across the board!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and we had a great time. Thank you and we will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice House in a great community.

  • 4 of 5

We just spent a week in the house with 8 people and it worked out perfectly. It's a nice house with plenty of room. It's behind the pool and can get a little noisy at times but we didn't mind, we actually liked the convenience to the pool with the kids. It's a very family friendly neighborhood with kids riding their bikes around. It's about a 10 minute walk to the beach which isn't bad if you don't have much stuff to carry. We usually had a bunch of stuff to haul down there so we went to the beach early and drove and were usually able to get a parking spot. We had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What this wonderful family did not mention...none of the electronics in the house were working when they arrived. Lighting had struck the house and fried all televisions, cable, internet etc.. It is always a struggle dealing with cable/utility companies, this was one of those "we'll be there tomorrow" for three days...I wish these people were my neighbors given patience and respectful communication with me!
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Really only three bedrooms

  • 3 of 5

Our family staying in this house in 2013. It is located right next to the pool and is a lovely place. There are two bedrooms suitable for adults and a bunk room for the children, but the fourth bedroom has a futon and is not comfortable. We would rent this house again if the owner would replace the futon with a real bed.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry this guest left feeling that way about my Mom's bedroom. Yep my dear ol'mom sleeps on that futon and loves the firmness. I've slept on it. Huge closet, big window, elien gray bedside table, tons of pillows, dvd, brand new tv.. the futoon itself is a birch-wood slate frame (flexes compared to metal) with a goosedown mattress liner, never make into a couch leave it in bed position with a bunch of sofa pillows behind for tv watching, popcorn eating!
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Fantastic week. Thank you so much. Cindy

  • 5 of 5

I just spent July 5th-July 12th with fantastic friends. Couldn't have been better. Beautiful home. Everything we needed. Close to everything especially the beach. Less than a 10 minute walk. I will be taking my family next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House! Will Stay there again!

  • 5 of 5

What a great house! We had 7 people in our group and there was more than enough room for all of us! Owners were great to work with and we are already looking for dates that's we can return! This will he our first pick!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
47.3 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches international
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Santa Rosa
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Stinky's fish Camp
Nearest Ski
550 Miles
Cloudmont alabama
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Behind Goatfeathers

Beach Stuff (shelling, snorkle, sandcastle, ) Bike Heaven!!!! Greenway Trails, Mountain Bike Trails, Golf (Several Courses to Choose from), Canoeing, Marine Parks


Rates & Availability

Santa Rosa Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Aug 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Aug 6 2017 - Nov 17 2017
1 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Winter
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 22 2017
1 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Dec 31 2017 - Mar 2 2018
1 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Mar 10 2018 - May 5 2018
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $260 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

No Pets Sorry.
Must Be 25 Or Older To Rent

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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