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Rate Drop Special: Unparalleled Watercolor Cottage Less Than 300 yards To Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,660 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage Charm W/ Screened Front Porch, Garage Parking Spot And Prime Location

Welcome to the beach and all that Watercolor has to offer! This 3 bedroom/3 bath (sleeps 6) cottage is steps from Gulf of Mexico, Watercolor BeachClub, Western Lake and Cerulean Park. In addition, Seaside is just blocks away. Enjoy walking or riding the provided 4 bikes to the grocery store, coffee shop or dining, or relax on the screened front porch with over-sized swing and listen for the waves. A parking spot is provided for guests in the garage at the back of the property. A cozy bricked patio with outdoor table and gas grill are between the garage and house.

When it is time to come indoors, the first floor master bedroom awaits you with a king-sized bed, private master bath with walk-in shower as well as tub/shower combination and vanity with 2 sinks. A private door gives you access to the back porch for morning coffee. Another bedroom is located on the first floor with a queen bed, adjacent bathroom with extra dressing area and access to the front porch. Lastly, a bedroom is located upstairs with a queen bed and private bathroom. A crib is available upon request. An office is located off the back door to provide a quiet place to work if needed, and Wi-Fi is available throughout the house. The kitchen offers stainless steel appliances and granite countertops in an open floor plan where you can easily enjoy the family at the bar countertop, dining table or living area. A new large washer and dryer are located off the kitchen.

Comfortable and cozy with a true beach house feel describes this perfect spot for your next get away to 30A.

This is a non-smoking cottage and please no pets!


-White sand beaches

-6 swimming pools

-Camp Watercolor for kids with playground, basketball and soccer field

-Outstanding tennis facility with Har-Tru HyrdoCourts and pro shop

-Acres of parks, gardens and trails throughout community

-19 mile bike trail along 30A

-Nearby state parks and preserves

-Championship golf nearby

Please note that Watercolor Beach Club/pool access is INCLUDED in your rental rates.

** The carriage house is a private residence occupied by the owner/manager to better assist you with your vacation needs.**

More Details

Patrick Ambrose
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Patrick Ambrose

Our family is from Illinois where we have lived all our lives. However, recently, our son relocated to the area after graduating from college. Our daughter is in college but with hopes to relocate to the area as well some day.

Please note that the garage has a carriage house which is a private residence occupied by an owner/manager to better assist you with your vacation needs. The second spot in the garage is reserved for the owner/manager.

Patrick Ambrose purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Patrick Ambrose chose Watercolor

We have been vacationing in the area for over 20 years. We previously owned another property in Fort Walton Beach but found ourselves taking day trips to 30A often. We decided to move our "home away from home" to Watercolor in 2014. We love the combination of beach, biking and dune lakes all at our back door. Watercolor provides the community we were looking for that is relaxed, fun and active!

What makes this cottage unique

Location, location, location!! We love the location of our home. We are so close to the beach and Western Lake. We love being 1/2 block from Cerulean Park where so many activities are held. The Candy Bar and Wine World are at the end of our alleyway so it is a quick walk to get a treat or bite to eat. Couple location with the "cottage" feel of the house and lovely screened porch makes it feel like home!


Watercolor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1660 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Rate Drop Special: Unparalleled Watercolor Cottage Less Than 300 yards To Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Woodbine, MD

91 Mystic Colbalt was Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We loved 91 Mystic Colbalt -- so much so that we will go back -- and we expressed our interest in buying the place! No kidding! It has just the right touches in all of the right places . . .and what we liked most was its intimacy! It was not one of those gargantuan homes that has everybody disappear. We had one other couple stay with us for two nights in their own "suite" -- bed and bath on the main floor. Quiet as ever. The proximity to everything is remarkable (both Watercolor and Seaside) -- and completely walkable. Yet the street is quiet. And we absolutely fell in love with the porch -- where we read books, took naps and just spent quiet time talking. We love this place so much we will rent again. No need to look further! We have one small comment on the internet speed/availability. But it is not an issue with the house -- it is the provider in the area not providing enough bandwidth. It works beautifully early in the morning and in the evening -- before neighboring houses wake up and or after they go to bed utilizing many devices and chewing up the bandwidth. What a great house!!!! Susan and Steve

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous home and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Immaculate home with everything we needed for a comfortable stay. Best part was the short walk to the beach and pool. Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the stay !

  • 5 of 5

Everything was in walking distance and we loved the heated pool at the watercolor inn. House is very nice and updated. I really liked that bikes were included in the rental price. I definitely recommend this property !

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing home in an excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived, we were in love. The charm of Watercolor was greeted with excitement from our family. Such a quaint, lovely, area with a mix of something to do for everyone. The Cottage home is superb! It had everything we needed -- a fully stocked kitchen, tv's in all the bedrooms, and even bicycles to use to get around town. We will definitely plan another vacation there!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best 4 days Ever

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful! We felt like we were in our own home and very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property exceeded our expectations and save us $,

  • 5 of 5

3 generations, 4 adults and one child. We were first time visitors to Watercolor, and I chose this home because of its location. Glad I did. Master bedroom plenty big with great bathroom, tub, walk in shower and twin sinks. Bedrooms 2 and 3 very sufficient with private bathrooms. Kitchen fully equipped. Common living area very comfortable with dining table, reclining chair, sofas, tables, etc and tv. Best part was large screened in porch where several of us solved world's problems and slept at night, even in August. House came with access to Resort, a necessity. No need to rent golf carts because you are 100 yards to Resort and less than 1/4 mile to Seaside, a happening scene of restaurants. And bicycles came with the house for exploring surrounding scenery, which is full of parks, green spaces, swimming pools, and things to do to entertain kids, like an evening movie on a large pop-up screen in a park. We spent 5 full days and wish we had stayed longer. A deep dive would come up with one suggestion: the internet was inaccessible late every afternoon. My full damage refund was refunded less than 2 weeks after we departed. If we return, this home is our first choice.!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the delightful review! Watercolor recently installed fiberoptic throughout. During the switch we experienced some inaccessibility, however the connection moving forward will be sharp and better than ever for our guests's convenience.
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Northwest Beaches International Airport
Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Amenity Fee $161 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Cost of WaterColor Beach Club Access and Pools (Amenity Fees) included in rates.
Cancellation Policy: 100% refunded if cancelled 60 days prior to Check-in date minus $150 cancellation fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.