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Beat the Crowds, Enjoy the Weather and Take Advantage of Lower Spring Rates!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9

Serendipity is a wonderfully styled 2700 sq foot, 3BD/3.5BA home tucked away in Watercolor just off Highway 30A. The house has stunning Australian Cyprus hardwood floors flowing throughout the living areas and bedrooms, and plenty of outdoor space. With cathedral ceilings, a fireplace in the living room, and a wooded backyard area, Serendipity is the perfect vacation rental for those looking for their own little slice of heaven.

Guests will be greeted by a large living room with a high, beamed ceiling that creates an airy atmosphere. The living room has seating for seven and features a large flat screen TV. Tucked off the corner of the living area is a small office area for those looking to get a little work done during their visit. Connecting the living room to the kitchen is a wet bar, complete with a wine cooler and a copper sink. There is also a half bath on the first floor. The kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, Viking stove top and microwave, and a warming drawer. Granite countertops, a SubZero fridge/freezer, an ice maker, and a Bosch dishwasher, round out the top of the line amenities in this spacious kitchen. The laundry room located just off the kitchen has stacked Maytag appliances. A large screened in private porch with dining space for six, additional seating space for five, and splendid views of a small pond, make for a private oasis in the backyard. There is also a small private patio area located just off the porch. The Master suite is also conveniently located on the first floor. The Master has a king bed, his and her closets, a flat-screen TV, and a beautiful Master Bath. The Master Bath has a steam shower with a ceiling mount showerhead, dual vanities, and a separate claw-foot tub.

The second floor greets guests with a lofty den with a set of twin bunks, a large flat screen TV, and a sofa. Adjoined to the bunk den by a full bath, the second floor twin bedroom has two twin beds, 32 inch TV and a walk-in closet. There is also a Queen Suite on the second floor complete with a flat screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. As an added bonus there is surround sound systems throughout the house and a wireless receiver that allows you to play music from your phone.

Located just minutes from the beach, restaurants, and Publix, Serendipity is slightly secluded, yet practical. Every bedroom has a flat screen TV and a bathroom for convenience. Located in a family-friendly community, with plenty of outdoor space, this home is perfect for families with children.

Access to the VIP Program is included with all Five Star vacation rentals.

Starting March 4, 2016, the VIP Program for rentals on 30A includes one free pass per day to the following activities:

Santa Rosa Golf or Regatta Bay Golf or Baytowne Golf Club or The Links or Raven at Sandestin

Unlimited DVD Rentals

Adventure Zone at Baytowne Wharf

Paddleboard at Reef Beach Location​

Total Sleeping: 8 (9 with sleeper sofa in second floor loft area)

First Floor (Sleeps 2)

Living Room with seating for seven and flat screen TV

Dining room with seating for eight

½ bath


Master suite with king bed, flat screen TV, and his and her closet

Master bath claw foot tub, dual vanities, and rain shower

Kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, Viking stove tops and microwave, and warming drawer

Laundry Room with stacked Maytag washer and dryer

Private porch with dining seating for six and access to private patio

Second Floor: Sleeps 6 (7 with sleeper sofa)

Bunk den with two twin bunks, large flat screen TV, private reading lights, and sleeper sofa (Sleeps 2)

Twin suite with two twin beds, en suite full bath, and walk-in closet (Sleeps 2)

Queen Suite with flat screen TV and private full bath (Sleeps 2)

Four bicycles are provided at this home during season (March 15 - Oct 1). They're great for getting to the Watercolor community pool, park, or beach!

More Details

Property Manager
Five Star Beach Properties and Bliss Beach Rentals
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Five Star Beach Properties and Bliss Beach Rentals

At Five Star and Bliss Beach Rentals, we strive to be different – and we are. Unlike other big-box management companies, our personalized approach and dedication to service allows us to put greater emphasis on creating a unique and memorable experience for every guest that walks through our doors.

Our goal is to pair exceptional properties with unparalleled service. That is why we hand-select only the best homes in Destin and 30A to represent. If you have a property that you are considering renting, we'd be more than happy to provide a proposal and projection.

Experience Service

We believe a vacation rental should be more than a place to rest your head; it should be a place to escape and experience luxury. But offering five-star accommodations is just the start to enhancing our guest's experiences. We treat our guests like family, offering personalized greets, dedicated concierge services, free passes to daily activities and attractions, in-house cleaners, and a professional maintenance team available 24/7.


Watercolor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , 2 Twin Beds in Bedroom. Twin-over-Twin Bunk with Sleeper
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Beat the Crowds, Enjoy the Weather and Take Advantage of Lower Spring Rates!
average rating of 3.5 based on 4 reviews

Beautiful house, neighborhood, many problems

  • 1 of 5

So many things wrong with this house, least of all being the lack of cleanliness. We left it much cleaner than we found it. No hot water in kitchen, broken dishwasher, broken washing machine, broken icemakers (free-standing and in freezer), broken sink drain in bathroom, broken shower nozzels, and on and on. Hopefully these items have been repaired and the next renter will find all in good repair. Probably not the owner's fault. It took many time-consuming phone calls to get things taken care of.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sonya, Thank you for leaving a review; we value your feedback. We have on record that there were many appliance issues during your stay, but hope you can agree with us that we worked diligently to resolve them as quickly as possible. The issues you have reported have since been resolved and the house is in working condition for the next guests. Again, we apologize for the inconveniences that arose during your stay. We hope you will give Serendipity another chance and come stay with us again soon. Sincerely, Five Star Properties.
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Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Very nice home but I would have done a few things differently

  • 4 of 5

My family stayed here the week of April 2, 2016. Overall we were very pleased with the house. But considering what it costs to rent in Watercolor, I don't feel out of line pointing out a few things.

We rented a golf cart which required recharging each night (connecting it to an electrical outlet with an extension cord). This house has no exterior receptacles in the back of the house (where the cart had to be kept), which was a little surprising. Had to get extra cords from cart company and run them all the way from behind the sofa on the screened in porch to the cart. A bit unsightly and potentially a tripping hazard.

The kitchen design isn't particularly practical. There is a triangular shaped island in the middle with nominal surface area (but it does house the much appreciated ice maker). Accommodates only one stool (at the narrowest point of the island). It is more of an obstacle than a benefit. There is a separate sink located just inside the back door, not far from the main twin-tub sink. Not sure of its purpose. There was a reference to using "blue" garbage bags for recyclables, but we saw none so just used the scant number of white bags that were provided. The tv/audio system in the living room was too complicated (requiring a full page of instructions located near the tv). We never did figure out how to get sound out of the tv itself -- only from the speakers installed in ceilings throughout the house (although none directly over the tv viewing area). I would simplify. No martini glasses.

Again, this is a very nice home and I would certainly consider renting it again. These are just some suggestions for fine tuning.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Scott, We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Serendipity and are considering staying with us again! We do offer a discount for our repeat guests, so be sure to inquire about it the next time you stay with us at Five Star Properties! We also appreciate your recommendations about the home. This is a beautiful and well maintained home, but we consistently look for ways to improve the luxury experience we offer in Watercolor. Additional trash bags and glasses will be added to the home. We apologize for the complications with charging the golf cart and operating the TV speakers. Our in-house maintenance staff is always happy to lend a hand and is available 24/7. We will look into ways to simplify these issues for future guests or your return stay. Sincerely, Five Star Properties
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Watercolor Aug 29

  • 4 of 5

Great property and location for a family. Well appointed and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tom, We are so glad that you and your family were comfortable and enjoyed your stay at Serendipity! It was our pleasure to host your stay and we hope you will return again soon! -Five Star Beach Properties
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Last Minute Excursion

  • 5 of 5

Very Nice Home! Great Service.

Clean and well furnished. The Steam Shower was a hit!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with Five Star Beach Properties. We are so thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your recent stay at Serendipity. Please let us know if we can help plan your next last minute excursion!
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Gulf of Mexico
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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