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BOOKING FALL; Western Lake VIEWS 'Green Dragonfly' 57 Blackwater, Slps 12

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,216 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 3 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 5 Bathrooms - Kings and 4 Twins - Sleeps 12

'Green Dragonfly': 57 Blackwater Street

Beautiful scenic views of Western Lake!

Stunning 5 bedroom home with bonus top floor room is located on Western Lake and next to Marina Park. Situated just steps from the iconic Western Lake footbridge (across from the Boathouse and ever popular Boathouse pool) and just a short stroll or bike ride to the beach. 4 King Beds and 4 Twin Beds make for a perfect getaway given the flexible layout and ample space this house provides.

This house features breathtaking lake views from several porches and boasts a unique rooftop deck ideally suited for saluting the end of another gorgeous day in WaterColor. Wedding parties will find this house the perfect rental with five bedrooms and its location proximate to Marina Park and the LakeHouse.

Enter into the cozy living room, dining and kitchen areas that feature hardwood floors throughout. The living room has ample seating with a television, dvd player, stereo and wet bar and a view of the lake. The windowed dining area provides a window seat and a large dining table and that seats 6 to 8 people comfortably. Separated by stairs on the opposite side of the living room is a wide-open kitchen with granite countertops and a breakfast bar that seats 4. There is also a bedroom located on the first floor with a private bath. The bedroom offers a king sized bed, TV, a view of the lake and woods and a connecting bath with a single vanity with a shower and tub.

Located on the second floor are the master suite and 2 additional bedrooms. The master suite offers a king-size bed, a furnished sitting area, a television and access to a beautiful furnished deck offering a view of the lake. There is a connecting bath with a double vanity and a shower. The second bedroom provides two twin beds, television and has a connecting bath with a shower. The third convenient bedroom has a king sized bed, a television and a connecting bath with a single vanity and both a shower and tub. On the third level is a bonus loft area that also provides 2 twin sized beds, a television and DVD player, and a view of the lake and woods. It has a wet bar and a spiral staircase that leads up to the fourth floor open air crow's nest with stunning views of Western Lake and the forest preserves.

This getaway home also offers a carriage house with an open living area featuring a king-sized bed, television, a windowed galley-style kitchen including microwave and fridge and a private bath with a single vanity, shower and tub. There is also an outdoor shower, a carport and high-speed wireless Internet.

Coastal dune lakes are a rarity. They are found in New Zealand, Australia, Madagascar - and of course here in WaterColor on the Emerald Coast. For nature lovers, this is paradise found. Located on the northern side of Western Lake, the Lake District offers nature lovers the opportunity to enjoy native landscaping and close proximity to this natural wonder. A beautifully crafted pedestrian bridge links guests in the Lake District to the BoatHouse and beyond.

WaterColor is a unique, amenity rich environment with no shortage of leisure and recreational activities. Acres of parks, walking and biking trails lie throughout the community. And while the Emerald Coast is widely known for having the most beautiful beaches in the world, our coastal dune lakes offer unparalleled recreational opportunities right out your backyard.


Sleeps 12

5 Bedrooms

5 Baths

Bonus Room


- Full laundry room

- King Bedroom with Ensuite bath also available for guests on the first floor, french doors that open up onto the wrap-around porch

- Open and well equipped Kitchen welcomes you as you enter the house including room for 4 at the bar counter; open to the dining space with comfortable wrap around seating and view of the woods and green park next door

- Large bright living room with plenty of seating for your family and friends to gather including a wet bar for convenience

- Wrap-around porch off of the kitchen/dining and foyer provides outdoor dining for up to 8 people as well as lounge chairs to enjoy the serenity that this location provides


- Very spacious and well appointed King Master Suite with sitting area, walk in closet and french doors that open up to another screened-in wrap around porch with serene views of the lake and woods; large ensuite bathroom with double vanities and a shower complete this lovely master

- Another spacious room with two twin beds and it's own ensuite bathroom

- A second King Bedroom Suite also with it's own access to the porch and ensuite bathroom

- A fun hallway complete with books to peruse and treasures from the owner make this floor feel like home


- A fun room to play games in, read a book or watch a movie, this third floor bonus room also has two twin beds, a spacious wet bar and a spiral staircase that leads up to the crow's nest


- Hi-Speed Wi-Fi (Not responsible for service disruptions)

- Charcoal and gas grills are available

- Very large tiled walk-in outdoor shower are a nice convenience when you come home from the beach and want to keep the sand outside

- The separate carriage house entrance makes it nice and private for guests who stay in this well equipped, bright space complete with kitchen and a large updated bathroom

- NO Events, such as wedding receptions and other large gatherings are allowed. Only people sleeping in the home are allowed on this property. If violated, double cleaning fees, as well as other possible fees, will apply.

- NO PET HOME. Per the signed Rental Agreement, any violation of the NO PET policy will result in IMMEDIATE EVICTION, plus additional clean charges.

- Effective March 15, 2014, golf cart rentals in WaterColor must be made through a specific vendor and will be limited to 30 vehicles throughout the community at any given time. Only one cart may be rented per home and rentals will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Vendor information provided upon booking.

Additional Rental Charges:

Watercolor Amenity Fee $409

Administrative Fee $180

Damage Insurance $69 covers up to $3000 in reported damage

Departure Cleaning Fee $450

State Sales and Local Taxes 11%

BIKES: The quote you will receive includes 1 beach cruiser per bedroom.

Reservation/ Booking Policy

- RATES- SATURDAY TO SATURDAY ONLY - Spring Break and Summer

- A 50% deposit is due at the time of booking

- Except for a $250 cancelation fee, deposits are fully refundable if cancelations are given 60 days prior to the arrival date

- Balance of payment is due 60 days prior to arrival date

- We accept Visa, M/C, Discover and AmEx credit cards



Rates listed below do NOT include housekeeping, taxes, and damage insurance.

**To receive an AUTOMATED COMPLETE QUOTE, assuming you're on the VRBO web site, just click the yellow EMAIL MANAGER button to the right. Within 10 minutes you will receive a complete quote with an online booking link.

More Details

Property Manager
Nada Chastain
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

Why Nada Chastain chose Watercolor

This home is located on Western Lake right at the base of the foot bridge that carries you into the heart of Watercolor.

What makes this house unique

'Green Dragonfly': 57 BLACKWATER Stunning 5 bdrm home located on Western Lake and next to Marina Park. Situated just steps from the iconic Western Lake footbridge (across from the Boathouse) and just a short stroll or bike ride to the Gulf.


Watercolor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 4216 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 4 King, 4 Twin
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • churches
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Western Lake Water view from this home!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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BOOKING FALL; Western Lake VIEWS 'Green Dragonfly' 57 Blackwater, Slps 12
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Wonderful vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

57 Blackwater is a beautiful, expansive home that perfectly fit the needs of our family over a 2-week period. The bedrooms and closets are spacious, and the bonus TV-sleeping space on the third floor is a perfect escape from any downstairs activity. The downstairs spaces are comfortable and inviting, with the favorite being the table with banquette for many nights of game-playing. Beautiful kitchen, appliances, island (with great seating), and lovely decor make for a perfect home inside, and the porch spaces are equally useful and pleasant. The carriage house is the crowning jewel-everyone wanted it! With only great things to say about the house, the location within Watercolor is perhaps even more impressive. At the foot of the boathouse bridge, in between the boathouse and frog pools, and an easy 7 or 8 minute walk to the beach, I don't think it can be beat. Add the superior service of Dune realty from booking to leaving, and I couldn't recommend the entire experience more highly! Thanks for such a wonderful vacation for our 4-generation family.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We absolutely loved our stay in this Watercolor property!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay in this Watercolor property! The house was incredibly spacious and accommodating to our extended family of 12 people. We look forward to returning to Watercolor for years to come!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and location make for a wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our group of 12. The location next to the lake bridge was so nice for easy access to the beach. We enjoyed the roof walkout to catch some beautiful sunsets. Also, the Dune Vacations staff was extremely helpful. Overall a great vacation experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property.

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious. Well appointed rooms. Great location. Nada attended to every need. Awesome trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful home, great location - view of lake

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house for our family. Plenty of space for 4 couples plus kids. Nice outdoor balconies with fans on 2 floors, but no screens. Kitchen has plenty of dishes/mugs/pots & pans - nice coffee maker. There is only one dishcloth in the kitchen - may need to bring some extra! They provided some trash bags, dish soap, paper towels. There is one bedroom with a bathroom downstairs, and that is the only bathroom on the first floor. The TV and DVR worked well - internet is provided. We loved our Watercolor vacation!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring break 2017

  • 5 of 5

Wow- what a beautiful home to spend with family over spring break. 57 Blackwater is a spacious, open and lovely home. The home has a view of the lake with a walking path that leads just a few steps away from the bridge that leads to the Boathouse, shops, Watercolor Inn and the beach. The bedrooms and closets are all large with walk-in closets big enough for a pack n play. All bathrooms are updated. The kitchen boasts all high end Viking appliances with a large island and ample seating. We enjoyed having family dinners inside and out on the porch. Both tables accommodated our group of 10. The carriage house is a real bonus for guests that need a little more space and privacy. It is also equipped with a small kitchen area. We highly recommend this gorgeous home. Our stay couldn't have been more enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport - ECP
Car: recommended

57 Blackwater is located in the Lake District in Watercolor. This home features a separate guest house, scenic viewing tower that overlooks Western Lake and it next door to the Western Lake Park. There is also at bridge over Western Lake that leads directly to the Boat House. This bridge by bike or foot can save 10-20 minutes to your travel time to the Gulf of Mexico.

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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • From $356-$999 per Night
  • US Dollars
  • Rental Rates do not include Tax or Additional Fees
  • Watercolor Amenity Cards are priced by Watercolor -$37 Per Day(subject to change)
  • Administrative Fee - $180
  • Damage Insurance - $69 covers up to $3000 in unintentional reported damage
  • Departure Clean - $450
  • Sales and Local Tax - 11.5%