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

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

About the property

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

Book Early for 2016!!! 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 (Herman Miller, Knoll, Eames, etc.). 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 includes; tub, separate shower, king-size bed, modern classic chaise lounge, french doors that open to a wrap-around private balcony that peeks through the trees at the community pool. One guest room with a queen bed (partial view of hidden lake), the other with bunkbeds, the fourth bedroom/study on the first floor equipped with an expensive birch wood slated futon which includes a featherbed coverlet (very comfortable).

All bedrooms are full of windows and natural light. Wonderfully appointed kitchen with Corian counters, Kenmore Radiant Collection appliances, and all other top-o-line misc. tools (blender, toaster, etc.). 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:
January 16, 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!


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

"Caroline's Oyster" near Seaside, Grayton, Alys, and Rosemary Beaches
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews
Kileen TX

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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Chattanooga, Tennessee

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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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
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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:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 28 2017
1 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 27 2017
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

No Pets Sorry.
Must Be 25 Or Older To Rent

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Santa Rosa Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
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

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