Perfectly situated in the highly-desirable QUIET west-end of Panama City Beach, our freshly updated “Bella by the Beach” is a cozy beach getaway for retired couples, small families, couples traveling together, or even a girlfriends’ escape. This family-friendly, quiet neighborhood in “Sunnyside” is one of the best in the area thanks to over-sized lots that offer space and privacy from neighbors. We are very close to familiar communities, such as Laguna Beach, Carillon Beach, 30A and more. Everyone familiar with the different neighborhoods in PCB knows that LOCATION matters, and it really doesn’t get any better than this! Honest. Check the map, and you’ll see.
In addition to the fantastic neighborhood location, the emerald waters and sugar sand of the “World’s Most Beautiful Beach” is literally steps away – fewer than 700 walking steps, that is. Or, if you prefer, 3/10 of a mile down the street and around the corner. Easy, peasy. The PRIVATE “Sunnyside” beach is close enough to hear the waves from the privacy of your own pool during that late night swim or the next morning while enjoying a cup of coffee and the morning paper in the covered lanai. Not bad….and SOOOOO relaxing….! When the weather cooperates, you can be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves, too, thanks to a sliding glass door that opens from a comfy bedroom.
Your stay at “Bella by the Beach” is the perfect spot to have the quiet getaway you want, but all the modern conveniences you need within easy reach. Shopping, including Pier Park, is just a few minutes’ drive away. Restaurants, including the world famous Thomas’ donuts, are close and easy to find. Decadent 30A is a lovely drive offering even more in shopping, biking, and gourmet cuisines. Family activities abound along the entire stretch of Front Beach Road and the whole of Panama City Beach. If you want to do it, no doubt you can…. And, for those who want nothing but a book and a private beach, you got that too.
There’s so much to enjoy here, it won't take long to see why people fall in love with the quiet west-end of PCB, its glorious beaches and sunsets, and keep coming back year after year! Maybe you’ll be one of them?
Pride in ownership shows around every corner of this charming cottage, we call “Bella by the Beach”. It is in a fantastic -- and very quiet – “Sunnyside” neighborhood and has everything you need for a relaxing vacation. It has been totally renovated and includes many new updates for you to enjoy the perfect respite in this comfortable and cozy “home away from home”. Although it’s just our fourth season as owners, we continue to enhance the entire property to make for the best in guest comfort and enjoyment. The cottage offers:
• Two bedrooms with a queen bed in each, with quality mattresses and bedding, walk-in closets and ample room for storage; overhead ceiling fan
• Two renovated bathrooms with new granite counters, sinks and toilets; tub and shower enclosures (2011)
• New tile throughout entire home (2011)
• Freshly painted interior (2017) and exterior (2015). Every surfaced has been touched.
• New state of the art, quiet and efficient washer and dryer so you can pack light and wash as needed (2012)
• Completely furnished living room with comfy sleeper sofa and two chairs (2016)
• New 42” Smart TV with DVD, digital cable, movies, books, games (2014)
* New 32” HDTV with DVD, digital cable in master bedroom (2017)
• New kitchen appliances, including a very quiet dishwasher (2016)
• Fully stocked kitchen with coffee maker, blender, toaster and all kinds of dishware, glassware, pots and pans
• Off-street parking, including a one-car garage, complete with door opener
• Central heat (lol) and a/c (system updated in 2015)
• Outdoor shower for convenient rinses (2018)
• Free WI-FI, of course…..
And, then there’s the private, relaxing, delightful saltwater pool with ample patio furniture, gas grill, pool toys and privacy fence! (2015)
Always want a vacation home with your OWN private pool? Who doesn’t? No need to share a community pool here! This vacation rental has a built-in, PRIVATE saltwater gunite pool. It is 15x30 in size and 3-5 feet deep, so perfect for you and your little ones. Towels included, of course. Noodles and toys provided too! It has a wonderful feature for those who like to sunbathe in cool comfort, which is called a sun shelf. Just park yourself in this 6” deep space and keep cool while basking in the warm sun. Talk about decadent!
As part of the “pool area”, we have provided a large gas grill and a table for dining alfresco, complete with a tilted umbrella. Four chaise lounges allow all the sun catching needed, all while being in total privacy thanks to a 6’ high fence that surrounds the pool, creating an oasis everyone dreams about.
Mix a pitcher of margaritas, grab a good book, a towel and a selection of some of your favorite music choices and head out to YOUR pool!
It really doesn’t get any better than this….
Want to go to the beach before your pool swim? Well, of course…! No need to pack up the car. Grab the beach chairs, cart and towels and walk down the street and around the corner. You are that close – just 3/10 of a mile away to the sugar white sands of Panama City Beach!
The “World’s Most Beautiful Beaches” is really right here! Sunnyside beach is dedicated to its residents so you are ensured of privacy and quiet as you relax in your beach chair with a good book. It’s perfect for a picnic as you watch the dolphins play just a few yards away. Or walk the magnificent, white sugar sand Emerald coast of the Gulf of Mexico for a country mile before encountering any high-rise buildings.
This beautiful part of the world on Florida’s northwest shores in Panama City Beach promises to keep you yearning for more!
Yes, the sand is like sugar, and it’s almost as white! And, the water is Emerald green, and magnificent….
The sunsets are amazing.
It is truly paradise.
You are only a short drive to some of the best attractions Panama City Beach has to offer, but far enough away from the crowds and congestion.
In the immediate area you’ll find Thomas' Donuts (2 miles away, tops) and the Carousel Market (even closer). Thomas’ makes the best donuts you’ve ever had and you’ll HAVE to have them over and over again. Very close to Thomas’ you’ll find and visit (over and over) the Carousel Market. It’s a handy place for quick groceries, beer and wine. They carry nice, fresh produce and good meat choices too!
A little bit down the road (but not by much) you have access to the local post office, Winn Dixie grocery, Publix, CVS, and – our personal favorite -- Buddy's Seafood, which has the freshest local fish around at a reasonable price, and in a clean environment too! Buy your fish to cook at home, or have them steam your shrimp for your day at the beach. And, don’t forget their homemade Key Lime Pie for dessert – yummy!
A little further beyond is Pier Park, with mega movie theaters, several restaurants including Jimmy Buffet's 'Margaritaville' and shopping galore. Close by is a fun local’s restaurant called “Dusty’s” Fresh Oyster Bar, and they have the BEST oysters anywhere. Raw or cooked, they shuck them right in front of you! It doesn’t get much fresher than that… All this shopping, good food, nightlife and more are just five miles away. Everything you need, or could imagine needing, is there including big box stores like Target and Walmart, and many chain restaurants too.
The City Pier is also right there for the fisherman in you. The popular Frank Brown Park is located across from Pier Park with ball fields and a outdoor public pool. Golf courses, antiquing, boating, kayaking, water skiing, etc. are all within easy reach.
There is so much to do, so little time! Panama City Beach is THE vacation spot for just about anything you want to do --- or do nothing at all…
Isn’t it time to plan YOUR trip?
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