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Renovated Private Home & New Pool**Close to Beach**Great Quiet Neighborhood

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Bella by the Beach - Private pool, fence & lots of fun in the sun awaiting you

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Last updated: 12/04/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Renovated 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Private Home! *NEW Private Pool, private yard, more!

Perfectly situated in the highly-desirable QUIET west-end of Panama City Beach, our 2011 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. 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?

“THE COTTAGE”

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 third 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 inside (2011) and out (2015)
• 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” HDTV with DVD, digital cable, movies, books, games (2014)
• 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)
• Free WI-FI, of course…..

And, then there’s the NEW saltwater pool with ample patio furniture, gas grill, pool toys and privacy fence! (2015)

“THE POOL”

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 BRAND NEW, 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….

“THE BEACH”

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.


“THE AREA”

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 – my 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?

KEYWORDS: Laguna Beach, Beach Home, Pool, Sunnyside, Pier Park, Private Home
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years and older only (except for families)...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking permitted inside; outside by prior permission only...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, we can't accommodate pets of any kind...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Queen bed, walk-in closet, dresser for storage, tile floors...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Queen bed, walk-in closet, sm dresser, sliding glass door...moreless

  • Living Room Sleeper Sofa: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    New for 2016 - queen sleeper sofa in living room...moreless

  • NEW ADDITION: Sofa in living room is a queen sleeper to accommodate up to six persons in total to sleep comfortably....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    New toilet & sink, granite counter, xtra storage, new towels...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    New toilet & sink, granite counter; new towels, window...moreless

Other Amenities

  • NEW private in-ground pool, NEW gas grill, NEW beach cart, NEW beach chairs, NEW kitchen appliances, NEW washer & dryer, NEW lots of things in this charming, fully-renovated 2 bedroom, 2 bath private home in a highly desirable, quiet neighborhood, close to a private, dedicated beach that has NO condos, high-rises, or beach homes on it of any kind!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Television:

    Brand new 42' smart LED TV with DVD...moreless

  • Toys:

    A few pool toys, including noodles, are provided...moreless

  • Video Library:

    A few movies provided for your rainy-day entertainment...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Small view of the beach through the back yard. Sounds of the gulf can be heard in the house with a sliding glass door open. Very peaceful and relaxing!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Seating for four by bay windows that open to let in warm breezes; two bar-type stools provides additional seating, if necessary...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central a/c, of course! New unit installed in 2015...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand new...moreless

  • Garage:

    One car garage with opener...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Of course, but you won't need it.....lol........moreless

  • Internet:

    Free WIFI throughout!...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Brand new linens, pillows, and soft, lightweight quilts...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Queen sleeper sofa, loveseat, recliner; brand new 42' smart LED TV with DVD...moreless

  • Parking:

    Concrete private driveway...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Brand new fluffy oversize towels; four new beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    State-of-the-art steam washer...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lots of new dishes, flatware, cooking utensils...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Brand new QUIET dishwasher for 2016 season...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked kitchen with seating for four at the table and two additional bar-type stools...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Brand new over the range micro, for 2016 season...moreless

  • Oven:

    Brand new convection oven for 2016 season!...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Brand new for 2016 season, including automatic ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Brand new for 2016 season - smooth electric cooktop!...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Brand new for 2016 season...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Brand new 'his and her' comfort bikes!...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered lanai leads to uncovered deck surrounding private pool. Table/chairs for dining alfresco! ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Open and covered small lanai with table and chairs to enjoy your breakfast in the warm Florida air. You can hear the sounds of the gulf while watching loved ones swim!...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large yards are the norm in this very private, very quiet neighborhood. In addition to accommodating a family-sized pool, there is ample room outside the fence for games....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    BRAND new Char-Broil gas grill!...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    NEW IN 2015: In-ground saltwater pool with highly desired sun shelf for cool sunbathing. HEATED in cooler weather at an add'l charge. Pool is completely private, enclosed by a 6' high fence...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$140
$850 $1,500
Spring 2017
Apr 22 - May 26, 2017
4 night min stay
$175
$1,190
Early Summer 2017
May 27 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,490

Changeover Day: Saturday

July 4 week 2017
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,590

Changeover Day: Saturday

Mid Summer 2017
Jul 8 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,490

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Summer 2017
Aug 12 - Sep 8, 2017
4 night min stay
$185
$1,290
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$185
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

Minimum renters' age is 25 years old (families excluded, of course).

Absolutely no pets permitted.

No smoking allowed on the property without prior permission, then only outside.

Pool can be heated for an extra charge.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
NW Florida Beaches International Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Dusty's! Delish fresh oysters in this local spot!
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 98
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
So many to choose from!
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sunnyside Beach - Private!

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: My hubby and I love PCB and you will too! We are lucky enough to enjoy our Bella by the Beach all winter long, so we take great pride in offering an immaculate, well-stocked and comfortable home for you to enjoy, relax and hopefully return to again and again! We are recent retirees of our own Bed and Breakfast in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of NY and we believe our 9-yr experience in owning and operating a B&B will be to your advantage as we work hard to not only meet guests' expectations, but to exceed them.

Why the Owner Chose Gulf VIsta, Panama City Beach, FL, USA:
This area of Panama City Beach is so quaint, laid back and beautiful, we knew within one week of being here that this where we wanted to spend a lot more time. It's not just the sugar white sandy beaches or the clear emerald water, it's the people, the food, and the feeling of getting away from it all. It's unlike anywhere else (in Florida, anyway) and is really like paradise.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home is in a great neighborhood, full of single family private homes. Nice-sized lots on a quiet street. We added a fantastic new in-ground pool that is private, private, private! Streets here made for biking and the private Sunnyside beach less than two blocks away. There aren't many neighborhoods better, if any! And when we found this little gem - all freshly renovated and ready for new occupants - we knew it was the one! It makes for a comfortable, cozy home away from home, and who doesn't love the sound of the gulf to fall asleep to? The house may not be on the beach, but it is very close and the sounds are very clear as the waves come on shore. Just lovely…. AND, let's not forget your own PRIVATE pool……!


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Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

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Photos

  • Bella by the Beach - Private pool, fence & lots of fun in the sun awaiting you

    Bella by the Beach - Private pool, fence & lots of fun in the sun awaiting you

  • The cottage on its oversized lot w/ full privacy fence and garage on right side.

    The cottage on its oversized lot w/ full privacy fence and garage on right side.

  • View from dining area through living room. Great spot to unwind after a full day

    View from dining area through living room. Great spot to unwind after a full day

  • From living room, peeking into master bedroom. New HDTV, DVD, Digital Cable, etc

    From living room, peeking into master bedroom. New HDTV, DVD, Digital Cable, etc

  • Master bedroom with lots of storage, walk-in closet, full bathroom connected.

    Master bedroom with lots of storage, walk-in closet, full bathroom connected.

  • Lots of new, fluffy towels to wrap up in after a hot shower.

    Lots of new, fluffy towels to wrap up in after a hot shower.

  • Looking through kitchen into second bathroom with new laundry room set up.

    Looking through kitchen into second bathroom with new laundry room set up.

  • Second bedroom with queen bed, lots of storage, full bathroom a few steps away

    Second bedroom with queen bed, lots of storage, full bathroom a few steps away

  • Sliding glass door that leads to brand new fenced-in saltwater pool!

    Sliding glass door that leads to brand new fenced-in saltwater pool!

  • Laundry in 2nd bath complete with new washer/dryer, storage, & new beach towels

    Laundry in 2nd bath complete with new washer/dryer, storage, & new beach towels

  • Dine alfresco by your pool on warm summer days.  Gas grill close for easy access

    Dine alfresco by your pool on warm summer days. Gas grill close for easy access

  • The beautiful Emerald Coast with soft, white sugar sands, just .3 of a mile away

    The beautiful Emerald Coast with soft, white sugar sands, just .3 of a mile away

  • Front view of Bella by the Beach at twilight. How inviting is this? Garage on rt

    Front view of Bella by the Beach at twilight. How inviting is this? Garage on rt

  • Comfy living room, complete with queen sleeper sofa, ceiling fan & lots of light

    Comfy living room, complete with queen sleeper sofa, ceiling fan & lots of light

  • Updated furniture, new rug, some refurbished pieces too. We are always updating!

    Updated furniture, new rug, some refurbished pieces too. We are always updating!

  • Master bedroom with queen bed, new mattress, lots of light, ceiling fan, more

    Master bedroom with queen bed, new mattress, lots of light, ceiling fan, more

  • Picture of main bath from master bedroom door.  New tile, new sink & toilet

    Picture of main bath from master bedroom door. New tile, new sink & toilet

  • Dinette area into kitchen.  Notice the abundance of light in bay windows.

    Dinette area into kitchen. Notice the abundance of light in bay windows.

  • Partial kitchen picture showing off brand new appliances.  Window over sink too.

    Partial kitchen picture showing off brand new appliances. Window over sink too.

  • Walk in closet, sliding glass door that opens to pool and for hearing the waves!

    Walk in closet, sliding glass door that opens to pool and for hearing the waves!

  • 2nd bath with new toilet, sink and granite counter.  New fluffy towels.

    2nd bath with new toilet, sink and granite counter. New fluffy towels.

  • Private pool, privacy fence, palm trees, landscaping, chairs, and more!

    Private pool, privacy fence, palm trees, landscaping, chairs, and more!

  • Perfect oasis for you to relax and unwind -- lazing in your private pool!

    Perfect oasis for you to relax and unwind -- lazing in your private pool!

  • Sunset view at Sunnyside Beach, a beach used by Sunnyside residents only - You!

    Sunset view at Sunnyside Beach, a beach used by Sunnyside residents only - You!

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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