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EASY PEASY - Modern and tastefully decorated waterfront studio condo

Bedrooms Studio
Space 325 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Charming Decor in a quaint space with all the comforts of home...bring your boat

If you are tired of combing through countless listings in your search for a place to stay while visiting the Emerald Coast, I know how you feel. I've done it many times myself. I've found that many of these "by owner" listings are actually listed by rental management companies that add on numerous fees so that the listed rate does not even resemble the final price. You will not find that here. The only additional charges to my guests are the fee that VRBO adds on when booking through their site and required taxes.

My goal is to help you find the accommodations you are looking for in the Emerald Coast area with as little trouble and time wasted as possible...Easy Peasy! I have been renting to guests for over ten years either through an onsite rental manager or through a website ad. I have had many return guests and hope to count you as one in the future. Check out my guest reviews and you will see that I offer an exceptional value for a clean, tastefully decorated condo that my guests thoroughly enjoy.

There is a queen size bed in the main room. We also installed the most comfortable queen sleeper sofa available in case a second bed is required. The kitchenette includes a full size fridge, full size microwave, two burner solid surface cook-top, cookware, utensils, dishes, several small appliances and everything else you might need to prepare meals. The full bath contains a traditional tub/shower combo and all the linens you'll need. The patio door provides easy access to the pool, the luscious grounds, and the marina.

We really enjoy coming down from Tennessee and making it comfortable for our rental guests. We want to be comfortable when we visit and we want our guests to be comfortable as well.

We have also enjoyed bringing our boat with us on vacation. Before purchasing the condo, we brought our boat with us and always had headaches finding a place to keep it. Launching it and hauling it out and storing it every day becomes quite costly. If you enjoy bringing your boat with you, we have a 120 slip marina with slips of all sizes available for rent. There is nothing more convenient than being able to walk out the back door of the condo directly to the marina, untie your boat and being on the water in minutes. We have boat trailer parking available on-site as well.

The most beautiful beaches of the Emerald Coast are just a 2.5 mile drive from my door to the free public parking area on Okaloosa Island. From these public lots, you are just steps away from the Gulf. Many of these public lots also have restrooms and rinse-off showers.

There are too many restaurants in the area to list...we have provided a traveler's guide in the condo that highlights our favorites. There is also an Olive Garden restaurant adjacent to our building.

If this sounds like your kind of place, then send me an email, give me a call, or book your reservation directly from this site. I am very easy to deal with and want to ensure that you have a great stay in our condo!

One more thing...if my calendar shows that the condo is booked for the dates you are requesting, I have another condo listed on VRBO that is almost identical to this one. In fact, it is in the same complex six doors away from this one. I may have the days you are looking for available in that one. vrbo 727643 or just search VRBO for 727643

Enjoy your vacation!!!

More Details

Brett Busbee
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Brett Busbee

We are both Florida natives but now live in Tennessee. We have raised two beautiful daughters who have grown up helping us improve, maintain, and decorate our condos from the ages of 9 and 11. Having a pool just a few steps from out patio was very comforting when the girls needed a break from helping us.

Brett Busbee purchased this studio in 2004

Why Brett Busbee chose Fort Walton Beach

We purchased this property when we lived in Louisiana and were only about three hours away. It is a beautiful complex and has a boat slip in the marina. We enjoyed bringing our boat on vacation and this place was a natural fit for us. The area is a perfect fit for us. It is not as crowded as Destin, but all that Destin has to offer is only a few minutes away and the condo is conveniently located near the best beaches in Florida.

What makes this studio unique

We love the fact that our condos are on the first floor. This means you can park at the front door and be just a few steps away from the pool when you go out the back patio door. We enjoyed working on the condo while our two young daughters could play in the pool within our sight. There is also a small sandy beach on the property where our daughters could be found catching hermit crabs or just enjoying the beautiful water.


Fort Walton Beach Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 325 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Best queen sleeper sofa available...very comfortable
  • This is a studio so the Bedroom and Living area is combined in a large open space
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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EASY PEASY - Modern and tastefully decorated waterfront studio condo
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time. The unit was very clean and comfortable. Beautiful view from the back door patio. Excellent communication from the owner. Would definitely stay again and recommend it to my friends and family.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Greg! I am glad you had a great time and enjoyed my studio condo during your get-away to Fort Walton Beach. I can't wait to host you and your family and friends again.
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Pirates Bay B-104

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Pirates Bay last week. This is a cozy little complex on the bay side of Ft. Walton Beach area. Pool was clean, refreshing and quite. Enjoyed catching up on my favorite book out of the hustle and bustle of the mega beach adventure. The Unit was very clean and well kept, upon entry there was a slight smoke odor, however, I could see that the next door unit housed a heavy smoker that drifted to our unit. When we turned on the AC, the smoke odor disappeared and the unit was fresh and relaxing. I have a very sensitive allergy to smoke, so I was very pleasantly surprised at how comfortable and clean this unit is. Way to go Pirates Bay! I will certainly make this stop again in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your thoughtful comments. Unfortunately we cannot control where guests from neighboring units smoke, but I am glad to hear that the steps we've taken to make the condo enjoyable for our guests are working! I look forward to hosting you again in the future.
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Excellent Locale with Short/Long(er) Term Leasing

  • 5 of 5

Pirates Bay was the PERFECT safe spot for my son. In Ft Walton for a 3 mos Opt rotation at Fort Eglin AFB, this condo met all his needs. Quiet, safe, pool, water, and everything he might need right in the condo. He stayed May-Aug. I'm just sad I wasn't able to visit! Highly recommend. Attentive Landlord.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to relax and unwind.

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Pirates Bay while on a business trip. It was in a great accessible location and provided me a quiet place to relax after long days at work.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you...and THANK YOU for your service to our country! I appreciate your comments and you leaving the condo in such great shape when you departed. I'm looking forward to hosting you again on your next trip.
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Great reasonably priced and beautiful studio.

  • 5 of 5

I was very impressed with this studio condo. The condo was updated and very clean. The grounds of the condo were immaculate and manicured. The pool area was beautiful with blooming flowers etc. Views were great and it is only steps from the pool. Towels were plush. There were soaps, lotion, and shampoo products as you would find in a hotel. Kitchen appeared to be equipped with things needed for preparing meals. There is an ice machine on the property as well. The owner recommended places to eat which is always helpful when on vacation. He sent a detailed email with directions to the public beach etc. The owner answered questions during the booking and after booking very promptly. Keep in mind, this is a studio but it is perfect for a getaway. I will be booking again. So much nicer than any hotel and more reasonably priced too.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you again in the near future!
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Just what we needed

  • 5 of 5

We decided last minute to hit the beach for Labor day. Somehow managed to find this awesome little condo still available and jumped on it. Close enough to everything but not directly in the middle of the hustle and bustle that one would expect from a beach side city on a holiday weekend.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9.6 Miles
Fort Walton Beach Airport
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 98 (Miracle Strip Parkway)
Nearest Restaurant
Olive Garden (next door)
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Okaloosa Island


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Reservation will be confirmed once deposit is received. Deposit will be returned after departure clean and inspection for damage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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