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Privacy Rarely Found! Awesome Views! Gulf Front, Pet Friendly!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Two balconies of ocean front view, 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 1200 sq. ft. townhouse.

Inlet Beach townhome description

BEACH SERVICE PROVIDED...2 CHAIRS & UMBRELLA will be set up for you daily. We have additional beach chairs & umbrellas, as well.

This is the perfect vacation spot for those who enjoy a quiet, peaceful setting, but also the convenience to shopping, dining, night life, kid's activities, etc. Our VIEWS are breathtaking and the pristine white-sand beaches & emerald waters rival the Caribbean! The sunrises & sunsets are to die for!

(If you have larger groups, or your dates are not available here, please try our neighbor's gulf front unit; #12990, located on the other end of this building of 3 townhouses.)

We have a new walk over to access the beach. It is a two to three minute walk to the water's edge.

We can accommodate eight people, with the use of the sleeper sofa. Kids love the guest room, which has a full bed & bunk beds.

In the spring of 2014, we have added all new 500 thread count sheets, new bath towels, etc...

The four-legged member of your family is welcome also!

The main level porch is covered and there is a private open deck off the master. Both have spectacular, panoramic views! Our beaches are never crowded, even in the peak summer months!

Five great restaurants are within two miles of us, as well as Publix, Winn Dixie, CVS, Waffle House and a Day spa. If you want to dine in, you will find everything you need in our well-stocked kitchen.

There are several awesome beach towns within a short driving distance...Destin (30 minutes), Panama City Beach (adjoining), Seaside (8 miles), Rosemary Beach (adjoining), Santa Rosa Beach, Grayton Beach, Blue Mountain Beach & Watercolor, to name a few.

Pier Park is 10 minutes away...an awesome million + sq. ft. 'open air regional lifestyle center' . Shop at Dillard's, J.C. Penny's, Target, Chico's, Old Navy, Coldwater Creek, Columbia, American Eagle, Cache', Dollar Tree, Ulta & Marshall's and many more!

And there is an awesome selection of restaurants! Long Horn, The Back Porch, Buffett's Margaritaville, Guglioni's Italian, Schlotzsky's, Olive Garden, Pompano Joes Seafood House, Rum Runner's (with dueling pianos), Five Guy's Burgers, Buffalo Wild Wings, and lots more!

There is live music, free concerts, and a state of the art 'Grand 16', movie theater. The beach across the street from Peir Park is pet friendly...(Google Pier Park).

Nearby Frank Brown Park has something for everyone! Over 200 acres of recreation area, including Olympic pool, Aquatic center, tennis courts, soccer & ball fields, fresh & salt water fishing areas, miles of hiking/biking trails, fenced pet play area, community center with special activities for seniors...

Our beaches are home to abundant wildlife, and the huge dunes are Mother Nature at her best!

There is an 18 miles-long bike trail along 30-A, just two miles away. It winds through several quaint beach towns, with views of the gulf and many coastal dune lakes along the way...

Several awesome golf courses are within 5 to 10 minutes. We are about 25 minutes to the P.C.International Airport.

There is an unlimited selection of great things to do within a short drive....But if you are like most, you may find it hard leave Vision of Paradise!

Keywords: Serene setting, yet Convenient to everything!

Property Type

• Townhome

Accommodation Type

• Vacation Rental

Meals

• Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

• Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

Must be 24 years old to book a reservation

• Pets Considered:

Pets are allowed, with some restrictions

• Non Smoking Only:

Smoking permitted on the porch or deck

• Children Welcome:

Kids love the bunk room!

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

• Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 bunk bed

• Bedroom 1: 1 queen

• Bunk Area: 1 sleep sofa /futon

• Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

• Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

• Bathroom 2: toilet

• Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

Kitchen & Dining

• Dining:

Seating for 4 indoors, 4 outdoors & 2 nice TV trays

• Kitchen:

Well equipped kitchen makes it easy to dine in

• Cooking Utensils:

Crock pot & many extras provided

• Dining Area Seats:

4

• Dishwasher

• Refrigerator

• Microwave

• Stove

• Oven

• Dishes & Utensils

• Coffee Maker

• Toaster

• Seating for 4 people

Amenities

• Towels Provided:

All towels & bed linens provided except for beach towels

• Washing Machine:

Just purchased a new washer & dryer in fall of 2013

• Covered Parking:

Parking space for 2 vehicles underneath the unit

• Linens Provided:

All linens provided except beach towels

• Fitness Room / Equipment:

A fitness center is two miles away

• Living Room:

Awesome views from the living room

• Heating:

Cental Heat & A/C

• Air Conditioning:

Central A/C

• Clothes Dryer

• Iron & Board

Other Amenities

• The best of both worlds! Quiet, private setting, yet a short drive to awesome dining, shopping, night life, kid's activities, biking/jogging trails, day spa, fitness center, etc....

Entertainment

• Toys:

There are boogie boards & usually beach toys in the storage room

• Television:

3 TV's & DVD players

• DVD Player:

3 DVD players

• Satellite / Cable

• VCR

• CD Player

Communications

• Telephone:

Telephone in the unit

• Internet:

WIFI in the unit

• Wireless Internet

Outdoor Features

• Deck / Patio:

Awesome open deck off the master with incredible panoramic views!

• Lanai / Gazebo:

Covered porch on main level is the perfect place to relax

• Outdoor Grill:

Charcoal grill

More Details

Owner
Chris Thorsby
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 10, 2017

About Chris Thorsby

I was born, raised, and currently reside in Michigan. For the past twenty-two years, my family and I have numerous fond memories spent on the beach and at the townhouse. All winter we counted the days until Spring Break in Panama City Beach. We played catch with the football and baseball on the beach while watching our fishing poles anchored in the sand. After dark, we would go into PCB for all the tourist traps like race cars, batting cages and of course putt-putt golf. My wife and daughter enjoyed the shopping in PCB and Destin. The deep sea fishing trips were very memorable and rewarding. I hope your family enjoys the 'Vision of Paradise' as much as ours has.

Chris Thorsby purchased this townhome in 1992

Why Chris Thorsby chose Inlet Beach

My wife and I came down to PCB to visit her parents while they wintered just down the road from our townhouse. While walking the beach shore, we noticed a townhouse was listed for sale. After falling in love with the panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico from the top deck, we decided to purchase and remodel it. The white sands are breath taking and the shoreline changes every year. The color of the ocean can change daily. During certain times of the year you can watch an amazing sunrise and sunset over the ocean on the same day. This area maybe the last of old Florida with sand dunes, sea oats and then the beach leading to the sea shore.

What makes this townhome unique

On a busy holiday week, you may be the only group on the beach for 500 yards each way. Watch the dolphins swim by from the top deck off the master bedroom. Surf fish down by the old pier out front of the unit. Have lunch on the lower deck while enjoying the ocean breeze and the sound of the waves hitting the shore. This is truly paradise.

Map

Privacy Rarely Found! Awesome Views! Gulf Front, Pet Friendly! Just west of Camp St. Helen and turtle sanctuary. Lake Powell is a mile away with a boat launch and fresh water fishing. Salt water surf fishing is directly in front of townhouse. Too many great restaurants to mention. Our favorites include Schooner's Last Beach Bar and Grill with live music, in PCB, and MaGuires Irish Pub in Destin has the best smoked prime rib. Numerous PGA golf courses nearby including 'The Hombre'. You are 15 minutes from all the tourist hot spots with a semi private beach to come back to. Grilling and eating on the deck over looking the Gulf Of Mexico is our favorite location to dine.

Amenities

Inlet Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second Bedroom private full Bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Main floor off of laundry room.
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , Place to wash off sand before entering the townhouse.
  • Each bedroom has a private full bath on the second floor. The half bath is on the main floor, off of the laundry room.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , Queen sofa sleeper,in the living room, sleeps two.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Master Bedroom sleeps two on a queen bed, private full bath and walk out balcony over looking the Gulf of Mexico.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Amenities • Towels Provided: All towels & bed linens provided except for beach towels • Washing Machine: Just purchased a new washer & dryer in fall of 2013 • Covered Parking: Parking space for 2 vehicles underneath the unit • Linens Provided: All linens provided except beach towels • Fitness Room / Equipment: A fitness center is two miles away • Living Room: Awesome views from the living room • Heating: Cental Heat & A/C • Air Conditioning: Central A/C • Clothes Dryer • Iron & Board Other Amenities • The best of both worlds! Quiet, private setting, yet a short drive to awesome dining, shopping, night life, kid's activities, biking/jogging trails, day spa, fitness center, etc.... Entertainment • Toys: There are boogie boards & usually beach toys in the storage room • Television: 3 TV's & DVD players • DVD Player: 3 DVD players • Satellite / Cable • VCR • CD Player Communications • Telephone: Telephone in the unit • Internet: WIFI in the unit • Wireless Internet

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Privacy Rarely Found! Awesome Views! Gulf Front, Pet Friendly!
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
5

Basic beach house with great views, peace and tranquility.

  • 5 of 5

Quiet and convenient.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ash flat, AR
4

Condo was great, private beach perfect, isolation fantastic!

  • 4 of 5

Could have asked for more, but why? This place is just as advertised. Great restaurants close by, seafood shack and all the comforts of home! Loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Memphis, TN
5

Visions of Paradise is truly paradise at it's finest!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Visions of Paradise September 30th to October 5th. Had a very great experience. This townhouse had everything you could possibly need. Loved the beachy type decor throughout the townhouse. TV's in all the rooms, really large tv in the living room, wi-fi is provided for those that can't do without their computers like us. Loved the covered deck off of the living room and the upstairs deck off of the master bedroom, great for sunbathing. Was very quiet in this area of Inlet Beach, we were there to get away and relax and relax we did. The unit is pet friendly which is a plus, our dog loved laying out on the covered deck. Perfect area to walk the dog up the road. There is a new walkover just east of the townhouse which is quite long with many stairs but two areas of the fence by this townhouse were open so you could walk through to the beach right there, even though it's sitting a good ways back off of the beach, the view is still spectacular, love the ocean breeze and that we can still hear the sound of the surf. The covered carport is a plus. I highly recommend Visions of Paradise. Hope to stay here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I hope all our future visitors will enjoy the "Vision of Paradise" as much as your family and our family has. Thanks Lisa!
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Such an amazing & quiet place. I absolutely loved it and can't wait to go back. We brought our two dogs with us, they also loved it. I enjoyed the quiet beach but quick access to the amenities of PCB. I HIGHLY recommend this place and have told all my family & friends about it. Chris was a pleasure to work with. I can't say enough about this place!

There was a lil bit of construction right in front of our condo but construction but when you have such an amazing place, who cares!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review and taking such good care of our townhouse.
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4

Lovely beach ...

  • 4 of 5

We've stayed at Inlet Beach before and love the area so when we saw this place on VRBO we had to try it. Great little house, nicely isolated and private and beautiful beach. The house has everything you need and is very comfortable. The view from the upper balcony is marvelous. One of the nicest attractions is The Terrace restaurant across the highway.

The only caveat is the beach access. Picture #6 leads you to believe the walkway to the beach is right at the side of the unit. It is not. That has to be an old picture. The actual beach access is at the end of the street and involves quite a distance and lots of steps. For older adults or those with ankle, knee or arthritis problems, beware.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palm Beach Gardens
5

PERFECT GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5

MY FRIEND AND I AND OUR DOGS TRAVEL ALL OVER AND ONE OF THOSE TRIPS IS ALWAYS RENTING A BEACH HOUSE SOMEWHERE TO CELEBRATE OUR BIRTHDAYS ( ONE DAY APART). THIS YEAR WE CHOSE "VISIONS OF PARADISE" IT COULD NOT HAVE BEEN MORE PERFECT! tHE HOUSE WAS SO WELL DONE NOT OVERLY BEACHY-JUST ENOUGH..WONDERFUL ARTWORK!! COMFORTABLE, PRETTY, WELL-EQUIPPED.

THE ABSOLUTE BEST PART WERE THE BALCONIES. OUTSIDE LIVING ROOM A SPACIOUS COVERED DECK LOOKING OUT AT THE DUNES AND GULF. UPSTAIRS OUTSIDE MASTER WAS A SPACIOUS UNCOVERED BALCONY WITH COMFORTABLE CHAISES AND UMBRELLAS. GREAT FOR SUNNING AND WATCHING SUNSETS, SUNRISES AND THE FULL MOON. tHESE DECKS WERE ENJOYED ALSO BY OUR DOGS.

ONLY DOWNSIDE WERE ALL THE STAIRS..WHICH TOWNHOUSES OBVIOUSLY HAVE AND THEN THE BOARDWALK TO THE BEACH WAS LONG AND 83 STEPS EACH WAY, A LITTLE DAUNTING FOR AN OLDER PERSON. AT LEAST YOU HAD TO CARRY NOTHING AS THERE WAS CHAIR/UMBRELLA SERVICE PROVIDED.

OWNERS WERE HELPFUL AND VERY NICE.

YOU CANNOT GO WRONG WITH THIS PLACE!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.