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'Towering PInes' Exclusive Lakeview Home - Minutes to Beach

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,096 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Welcome to Towering Pines at 277 Pine Needle! This fabulous, newly renovated Forest District home is convenient to everything! Luxury and high-end elegance only begin to describe this beautiful residence.

This stunning 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath home features classic upgrades on every level beginning as you enter your spacious living area. Hard wood floors, wall to wall windows with transoms to let in the Florida sunshine, 12' ceilings, recessed lighting, custom fans and high end furnishings create warmth and make you feel special. The attention to detail and the classic finishes throughout are just the beginning to the best vacation you'll ever experience.

The open floor plan on the first level allows the entire family to interact and catch up from their activities throughout the day. The HUGE flat screen HDTV is a focal point and can be viewed as well from the dining area and kitchen. The formal dining table seats 6 and the convenient breakfast bar allows for an additional 4 to enjoy meals together. The open end kitchen with center bar island, custom cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, farm sink and pendant lighting mean that everyone can participate in creating culinary masterpieces for all to share. The first level in the living area features a half bath and laundry center for added convenience.

Your rear porch is screened in and features table seating so dining outside with the lake view is a perfect way to start the day! The expansive outdoor areas mean that everyone can enjoy family activities so bring your Frisbee, a football and maybe a badminton set!


1st Floor

• Master Bedroom: California King Bed, Private Master Bathroom & Porch Access

• Guest Bedroom #1: King Bed, Private Bathroom

2nd Floor

• Guest Bedroom #2: Twin Bed with Trundle, Attached Full Bath

• Guest Bedroom #3: Twin Bed with Trundle, Attached Full Bath

• Loft: (2) Fold Out Twin Beds


• Beach Access: Only 0.6 Miles From Beach Access

• Free WiFi

• Luxury Furnishings and Classic Decor

• Beautiful Hardwood Flooring

• Tons Of Natural Light Throughout

• Screened In Porch

• Gorgeous High Ceilings With Crown Molding

• Washer/Dryer


• Located in Forest District, close to beach and popular dining and shopping and Watercolor amenities

• Just a short bike ride from the beach

• 1.1 Miles From Seaside

• Close proximity to 30A

• Easy walking distance to Publix and Pizza by the Sea

*This property only allows for 2 vehicles per Watercolor HOA

More Details

Property Manager
Blue Swell
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Blue Swell

Why Choose Us? Blue Swell Vacation Rentals is a LOCAL, privately owned, property management company that specializes in high-end, luxury beach rentals from Panama City Beach to Scenic 30A to Destin. We hand-choose each and every property and we spend tens of thousands of our own money each year making sure the property you rent from us is top-notch and in perfect working order. We are local so everyone knows this area and can answer your questions and help you plan your vacation! Some reasons guests choose us year after year: we offer keyless check-in which means you go straight to your property with no waiting or lines, we always inspect our properties prior to your arrival to ensure the property looks exactly like it does in the pictures, we use high end linens with 450 thread count sheets, plush towels and as well as high end starter supplies. Most importantly, we are here for you 24/7 throughout your entire stay to make sure your you have the best vacation ever.


Watercolor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2096 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Common Space - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , Two twin beds! Plus an additional sleeping area with two
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • library ...
  • live theater ...
  • marina
  • museums ...
  • playground ...
  • restaurants
  • theme parks ...
  • water parks ...
  • winery tours ...
  • zoo ...
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos ...
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping ...
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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'Towering PInes' Exclusive Lakeview Home - Minutes to Beach
average rating of 4.2727275 based on 11 reviews
Danville ca

A few hiccups...

  • 2 of 5

We had high hopes after reading other reviews of this house. Hence the reason we agreed to spend so much for a house. There were a few issues that I'm still not sure who was responsible for. I'm going to do an old fashioned list of pros and cons, just so that you're all aware of what the hiccups were that we had on our trip .

Pro; in Watercolor, with use of Watercolor inn day passes, as well as a pass to use all of the amenities inside watercolor. Including the pool closest to the house and just a short bike ride away.

Con: the main pool and reason we booked this location; was shut down and has been shut down for 7 months due to construction. It will be fantastic once it's finished. However, it's the pool pictured on the listing and we weren't able to use it. The management company said they had no idea it was shut down which I find hard to believe, considering there are pictures of the new pool drawings all over Watercolor. This felt a little misleading to us. We used the other pools with no issues, but again we based this house off of being close to the main one. Side note; the pool that's shut down also houses Camp Watercolor so that was also closed.

Pro; nice layout of the house. Lots of open family concept living

Con; lots of things needing repair. The handle fell off the freezer on Saturday. It wasn't repaired until Tuesday (and will fall off again; not a great repair job). The oven broke on Sunday. They knew this was an issue as a new oven appeared, delivered and sitting in the middle of the family room where all 5 kids played for 5 days. It was installed on Friday afternoon at 3:30. We were leaving Saturday am. They did give us a $100 gift card for our trouble, but honestly; this was a huge inconvenience and definitely not what I expected when we booked a high end house in Watercolor. An oven in the middle of the living room and none to use while there. Sigh.

Pro; big master bedroom and bathroom and nice sheets.

Con; There are NO coverings on the french doors leading out to the back patio from the master bedroom.This is awful. If anyone is on the back patio, they can see into the master bedroom. The room was so bright at night from outside lights that I wore an eye mask. No one was able to sit outside after the person in the master bedroom went to bed. Terrible planning. Also; the fans on the back porch were broken as was the screen keeping the bugs out; in numerous places.

Would not rent this one again.Many other options out.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Johns Creek, GA

Location was perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

We come every year and we loved this home - close to get out of watercolor (public) and an easy ride to seaside and the beach. I have to agree with the review from last year - please, please get window blinds or something to cover the French doors in the master and in the other guest room in the main floor (which the brackets for that one are there leading us to believe they were once there). It was light, and also weird being so open as we were a house of girls. Other than that, as I write this from your peaceful front porch, I am not ready to leave this paradise and go back to the real world. And the rental company was an absolute pleasure to work with. Thanks, Scotty! Thanks for having us!! Millers

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good Layout for two families.

  • 3 of 5

The kitchen was open and could seat 10 people comfortably. It lacked a few items: no grilling utensils, not enough plates. The Two master bedrooms on the first floor were perfect with their own bathrooms attached. Both of the master bedrooms were missing window treatments which was a little disturbing. The front porch was massive. It needed more of the updated furniture that was on every other house in Watercolor. The four old uncomfortable rocking chairs need to go. We had rented a golf cart and had verified there was an exterior outlet because there was no garage. The outlet was on a screened in porch that was not remotely close to the golf cart location. It took a few days but they dropped off an extension cord for us to use. The exterior light on the side door was burnt out which made it very dark in the night time. The second floor contained two bedrooms with a lounging area for teenagers. It was perfect for our older children.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property! Great location

  • 5 of 5

Nice home, plenty of space for family. We enjoyed the property very much. The property management was very responsive as well. We will come back again!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great 4th of July vacation

  • 4 of 5

House was beautiful. Very nicely decorated, spacious and clean. Screened in back porch was nice to sit and enjoy our coffee in the morning. Front porch was nice for cocktails in the evening. All in all, was a great place to stay for the 4th of July.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice but needs window treatments

  • 4 of 5

It was great except the bedrooms desperately needed window treatments. Every day, you woke up bright and early since the sun was beaming into your room. We generally like to sleep in on vacation. However, this was impossible since the rooms didn't have any window treatments. Further, the lack of window treatments meant lack of privacy! The master bedroom had French door with no coverage so that the garbage collectors had a direct view into the master bedroom. I was dressing one morning and looked up and there were 3 men in my direct view collecting garbage.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mace, thank you so much for staying with us and leaving a review. Your feedback is very important to us. This home has window treatments on all windows except the Master Bedroom French Doors. These high-end window treatments are unlike the traditional string style so you may have not noticed them in a collapsed position at the top of the windows. We hope you choose Blue Swell for your next beach getaway!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
ECP is just a short drive
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Tons of bars and restaurants in the area
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Several golf courses in the area
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
I-10 and other major highways close
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Tons of dining close by
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Just a short walk to the beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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