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Cara English Catrett

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Sunnyside Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-7)

If you've ever dreamed of escaping to your very own private beach cottage, this is your dream come true! Ours is probably the most adorable cottage in Sunnyside. We have artfully decorated family areas, cozy bedrooms, and a bright, spacious sunroom.

You'll fall in love with the gulf views from our outside balcony and deck. There's also a back yard deck with a grill for your convenience. Our yards are beautifully landscaped and are covered with lush green grass.

No detail has been overlooked in refurbishing and modernizing this one-of-a-kind beach home. Period details like rich heart pine ceilings and original cottage doors have been lovingly refinished to maintain the character of this vintage Florida cottage. One look and we know you'll love it as much as we do!

Keywords: cottage, house, home, beach house

Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
Guestbook comments from the manager
The view is great from the cottage!! We enjoyed our wine while sitting on the patio & watching the ocean. The owners were delightful! The cottage is so pretty & quaint! We look forward to our next visit!!
Apr 2009
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Cara English Catrett

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Cara English Catrett just loves renting this delightful cottage to beach visitors. Purchased in 1990 by Dr. Michael Manning and Dr. Gayle Merritt Manning of Albany, Georgia, 'The Blessing' cottage was lovingly restored and updated so that they would have an inviting and relaxing beach home. During the past few years the owners have added numerous unique design features and conveniences. They decided to share 'The Blessing' beach cottage to vacationing guests in 2009 after building a new home in Panama City Beach. We hope you'll be our next guests!

Cara English Catrett purchased this cottage in 1990

Sunnyside is the quiet, family friendly end of Panama City Beach without the high-rise condominiums. The area is mostly small cottages in the vintage Florida style. The best part is that we are right across the street from the beach!

Our guests love being able to park just outside the door. There's no long line of guests trying to check in or elevators to wait on. We have two patios - 1 with adirondack chairs and a bistro set out front; the other with a gas grill out back. Our upper deck has gorgeous views of the gulf. We also have luxurious grass to walk on in the yard.

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 28 traveler reviews

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Sunnyside Panama City Beach
Knoxville, TN
5

Great Vacation!

  • 5 of 5
When we arrived at "The Blessing" Mr. Manning was tending to his yard. We met him and got a personal tour of the cottage. He was very friendly and gave us advice for restaurants and traveling. The cottage was lovely and had everything you need. Don't bother taking up space by packing your beach/lawn/camping chairs, they have plenty there! They also have a couple kick/boogie boards, masks, snorkels, frisbees and a beach bag. We were happy with the location, away from the hustle and bustle further down beach front road and crowded beaches. Everything was great! We will definitely try to come back! 💕🏠🌅👍
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Sunnyside Panama City Beach
LaGrange, Ga.
4

Family vacation 2014

  • 4 of 5
The cottage was very clean and well kept. It was a perfect fit for my family ... we loved that the beach was just across the street and you could see it from the house. the neighborhood was very nice and quiet and great for nice evening walks! Dr. Mike Manning was a joy to chat with ... a very nice man he made you feel welcome and Cara couldn't be any nicer to work with she bent over backwards to help me in my time of need for the loss of a loved one. Thanks enjoyed the stay and hope to return!!
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I'm so glad that your stay at the beach was emotionally healing in dealing with your loss. There's something so therapeutic about the sound of the waves, especially on this quiet end of Panama City Beach. Your family was a joy to host. We hope to see you all again very soon!
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Sunnyside Panama City Beach
Pleasant View, TN
5

Sunnyside and The Blessing are such Treats!

  • 5 of 5
We spent the week of the Fourth of July at the Blessing with our two girls 26 and 16. We celebrated our daughters 16th birthday at the beach! It was a perfect vacation and beautiful cottage! We loved the back yard, enjoyed the use of the grill and patio, enjoyed long naps and going out in the late afternoon to the beach. The cottage was also in the perfect location to the store, making it very convenient. We visited our favorite spots in Seaside--Frostbites, Bud and Alleys, and the Sugar Shak in Rosemary. We can't wait to come back!
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: What a great way to celebrate a sweet 16 birthday - at the beach! Lucky girl! It sounds like the perfect fun and relaxing vacation. This was probably the quietest area of Panama City Beach on the busiest week of the year. I'm so glad that you all enjoyed your stay, and I really appreciate the great review. Maybe you should just plan to celebrate her 17th birthday with us as well!
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Sunnyside Panama City Beach
Talihina
5

Great place to relax with your family!

  • 5 of 5
When looking for a place to stay most all of the place would just email me no rooms. But not Cara she called me and gave me all the info that I needed. She was very helpful on everything! The cottage was very clean and cheerful! It was nice to wake up and drink my coffee on the porch and look and the ocean. Just a straight walk across the street to the beach which was so peaceful. No big crowds, water was clear, and the sand was white. Just a quick drive to all the attractions. We will be back!!!
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review and especially for your sweet compliments. I do try to call potential guests whenever possible. I think that's the best way to give you more details about our cottage and the Panama City area. Your description of our little part of the beach pretty much detailed all my favorite things about this location. I'm so glad you had a great time, and I hope you come again soon!
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Spring Break at "The Blessing"

Spring Break at "The Blessing"
  • 5 of 5
My 3 friends and I enjoyed a wonderfully relaxing time at "The Blessing" cottage! We were so pleased at the cleanliness of this cottage, the nice yard and surroundings, and loved the short walk over to the beach. We also took advantage of grilling, using the patio, and sunning on the sundeck. We did a lot of cooking during the day and had everything we needed to cook up some fun vacation food. The washer and dryer came in very handy too. Shopping at Pier Park was not too far away. We would love to spend another Spring Break at "The Blessing". We would consider flying in and using the beach trolley for our excursions to Pier Park and the grocery store.
  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I'm happy to hear that you and your girlfriends had a relaxing and fun Spring Break at our beach cottage. And since you are the second person recently to mention the beach trolley service, I've made it a point to get some information on trolley schedules and routes to keep at the cottage for our guests' convenience. We enjoyed having you all as our guests and look forward to your return!
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Sunnyside Panama City Beach
East Tennessee
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5
What an absolutely wonderful vacation at the Blessing cottage. The cottage has everything you need and is kept spotless. The area is quite, but close to anything you want or need. This was a pure rest and relaxation time for me, so I didn't venture far from the cottage very much at all. I enjoyed some quite time on the beach, walks/runs through the neighborhood (friendly folks throughout). Spent a lot of hours on the front deck in the late afternoons and had a few meals there, too. Cooked almost all meals at the cottage and enjoyed quite evenings. The kitchen has all you need to cook anything you want and there is a grill outside. Beautiful view of the ocean from the front deck or, even better from the deck over the drive. On rainy days or days when you've had too much sun, the sun room on the front of the cottage is fantastic. The owners and property manager are all first class. The only thing lacking was more time to stay! Will definitely return soon.
  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad to hear that you had a relaxing and enjoyable week at our cottage and that you also enjoyed the neighborhood. We love this end of the beach because as you discovered, we can still enjoy some quiet time even in the midst of Spring Break. Thank you again for the wonderful review, and we look forward to having you stay with us again.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy. 98

Across Road from Gulf; 10 Minutes Pier Park; 5 Minutes Lake Powell

Other Activities: Shopping, boating, wildlife viewing, mini golf, kayaking, shelling, parasailing, biking

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Sunnyside Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late Summer
Aug 9 2014 - Sep 1 2014
3 night minimum stay
$180
$1,200
 
 
Fall
Sep 2 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Feb 28 2015
3 night minimum stay
$135
$900
$1,300
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 1 2015 - Apr 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
Spring
Apr 11 2015 - May 21 2015
3 night minimum stay
$165
$1,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Departure Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 11.5%
Notes NO Pets and NO Smoking
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Amenities

Amenities

Sunnyside Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beach
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) *Additional sleeping on the sunroom banquette - enough room for two adults.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Beach Chairs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • cinemas
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • shelling
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • scenic drives
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • water skiing
  • golf
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • surfing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • cycling
  • tennis
  • rafting
  • deepsea fishing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • parasailing
  • jet skiing
Notes:
Central Heat & Air Conditioning
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