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Beach Front House, 3 private balconies, sleeps 12. Snowbird rates available.

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 2,272 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Perfect for any family vacation!

Family owned & managed.

Beach front home offers direct access to the white sandy beaches of the Emerald Coast. 3 story home boast 3 private decks, outdoor shower and bathroom, stainless steel appliances, private laundry room, flat screen televisions, DirecTv, travertine tile, and large driveway. 6 TVs total, one in every bedroom, bunk loft, and living room. Bunk loft has 2 bunks, total of 4 twin beds. All bedrooms have a king bed, 3 with a shower/tub combo, 1 with standing shower only. Bedrooms on 3rd floor have private access to 3rd floor balcony. This single family home is located on Scenic Gulf Drive just across the street from the Emerald Coast Winery, Dairy Queen, Stegg's Pizza, The Whale's Tail, and more. Propane grill and beach toys are provided for free. This property is not pet friendly.

Property Manager
Mary Smith
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Mary Smith

My family and I have enjoyed this property for decades and watched the Emerald Coast bloom into the popular tourist destination it is today. This property has provided us with so much happiness and so many memories, I am ready to share this jewel with others.

Mary Smith purchased this house in 1987

Why Mary Smith chose Frangista Beach

Our property is family owned and privately manged ensuring you'll receive personalized service. Emerald Shores is in a prime location. The property is situated on Scenic Gulf Drive and nestled directly on the white sandy shores with direct beach access to the Gulf of Mexico. With a modern kitchen showcasing stainless steel appliances, and tons of counter top space. The kitchen and dining over looks the Gulf, great for family dinners. Emerald Shores has four large king bedrooms with private en suite bathrooms, and walk in closets. The bunk loft is perfect for children of all ages. 3 gulf facing decks offer ample space to enjoy the sun or relax in the shade. Great for families and young kids. Emerald Shores is a short distance to several restaurants including Whale's Tail, Pompano Joe's, and Surf Hut. Directly across the street is Dairy Queen, The Emerald Coast Winery (open daily with free wine tasting), and Bad Ass Coffee Shop.

What makes this house unique

Family Owned, beach front, direct beach access, 3 gulf facing decks/balconies, outdoor bathroom and shower, 4 king bedrooms, en suite bathrooms, walk in closets, televisions with DirecTv in every room, updated kitchen, stainless steel appliances, travertine tile throughout, large driveway, prime location.


Frangista Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2272 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • A guardian 25 years of age or older is required to be present for the duration of the reservation.
  • The occupancy of 12 individuals is not to be exceeded at any time.
  • The property is not pet friendly, and no smoking is not allowed. Violation of any rules will result in eviction without refund &/or $500 fee.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , outdoor shower , Outdoor bathroom located on 1st floor deck
  • All bathrooms have a large single vanity, multiple outlets, with plenty of cabinet space. Great water pressure and hot water supply! There is even an outdoor shower and half bath on the bottom deck for ease of access when enjoying the beach!
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of bunk beds, 4 twin beds total
  • All bedrooms have an en suite bathroom, king bed, ceiling fan, flat screen tv, and walk in closet. Travertine tile throughout. Two bedrooms are on the 2nd floor, and 2 on the 3rd floor with the bunk loft. The bunk loft has a private bathroom, flat screen tv, ceiling fan, and 2 bunk beds with 4 twin beds. The bedrooms on the 3rd floor have private access to the 3rd floor balcony. The property sits directly on the beach with private beach access.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Emerald Shores is a single family home located directly on the beach with unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico. Several restaurants are a short distance such as Whale's Tail, Surf Hut, and Pompano Joe's. Wave runners, jet skis, yolo boards, etc are available to rent from La Dolce Vita (850-650-0289). Also a short distance are Scooter, bikes, motorcycle, and golf cart rentals with Fanta Sea (850-654-7772). Silver Sands Outlets is less than a 5 minute drive East, and Destin is a short distance West. This beach front property has a great deal to offer everyone.


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Beach Front House, 3 private balconies, sleeps 12. Snowbird rates available.
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 18 reviews

Beautiful Home on the Ocean

  • 5 of 5

There’s nothing quite like staying right on the beach! It is so much more relaxing! We really enjoyed our family vacation at this house! Looking out over the Gulf as we fixed supper in the kitchen or relaxed in the comfy living room was such a treat! The views from the upstairs bedrooms are beautiful, and it is awesome to hear the waves crashing in when it’s windy. The kitchen had lots of storage space, and a great ice maker, but I must say, looking up and seeing the sun set over the water was the best part. It’s a little different to walk up a flight of stairs to get to the main floor, but a better view is worth it! There was enough parking room in the drive for 3 or 4 cars, which is more than many places can accommodate. The owner was very nice and was quick to resolve a small problem we had. Overall it’s a nice home on a great beachfront location with shopping and restaurants nearby. Normally we don’t stay right on the beach, but we are so glad we did this time! It made it a very special vacation!

I would definitely recommend this house to a friend, and would love to have the opportunity to stay here again someday!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Hannah, I am so happy to hear to enjoyed your stay with us at Emerald Shores. I really appreciate you taking the time to submit a review. I enjoyed having you all as guest and hope Emerald Shores can accommodate you all again in the future. Sincerely, Mary
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Great house and location right on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the private bathrooms with bedrooms. Living areas were comfortable with good seating. Kitchen was open and accommodating. Best part was being right on the beach and the bedroom and family room balconies.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean + ocean front = amazing

  • 5 of 5

This property is very well maintained. The owner offered us an early check in which was greatly appreciated we arrived to a pristine property. The house is just as advertised. We enjoyed all the decks specifically the bottom deck as it has plenty of seating, hammock, and grill. The additional ice maker was a plus too. we never ran out of ice. There is a winery across the street and several restaurants/bars on the beach within walking distance. The location is unbeatable. I cannot wait to return.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, great property.

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed staying here. Everything was very nice and up to date. The beach side rooms are very quiet, the road side can be a bit noisy with traffic if you are a light sleeper.

Leigh was very responsive and helpful before and during the stay. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

A little less than we expected. Ice maker torn up. Wi fi great until last 2 days when it crashed. Slight mildew smell. On the plus side the property managers were very nice.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was lovely and very accommodating. The beach was wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend staying here. You do need to set up at the beach around 6 a.m. in order to be in front of the house.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
43.3 Miles
Panama City Beach International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Whale's Tail
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Seascape Golf and Tennis Resort
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Pompano Joe's
Nearest Beach
Miramar Beach
Car: recommended

Emerald Shores is located on Scenic Highway 98 also know as Old Highway 98, running directly adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico. The property sets directly across the street from the Badass Coffee Shop, Dairy Queen, Emerald Coast Winery (free wine tasting daily), Stegg's Pizzeria, Beach Paradise, and FantaSea Rentals. Emerald Shores has all the amenities you need to enjoy a first class vacation.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Damage Insurance $99

A. The property shall not be used at any time by more than the amount of adults and children as per your reservation. Furthermore, the occupancy of 12 will never be exceeded.
B. Pets are not permitted.
C. All guests under 25 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal
guardian for the duration of the reservation.
D. No smoking is permitted on the premises.
F. Renter is liable for any damage to the property.
G. Cancellations must be made 60 days prior to arrival for full reimbursement.
A breach of any of the above terms may result in a forfeiture of your rights regarding
this rental property, including eviction from the premises without refund.

No pets are allowed.
This is a non-smoking property. No smoking is allowed.
County mandated quiet hours are enforced from 10:00 pm to 8:00 am.
We have a zero party tolerance.
The occupancy of this property is 12 individuals. This is enforced 24/7. At no time should the occupancy of the home exceed 12. Failure to abide by the occupancy limitations will result in immediate eviction without refund.
For medical emergencies, please call 911.
Owner accepts no liability for tenants, tenant property, etc. Renter agrees to accept full liability and responsibility for their entire reservation at the time of booking. Guest also wave liability with acknowledgement of the rental agreement.

Manager'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.