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STELLA LUNA - FRESH & COMFORTABLE IN OLD GRAYTON

Owner

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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Owner
Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2014
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STELLA LUNA - FRESH & COMFORTABLE IN OLD GRAYTON

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

Grayton Beach Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 2-8)

Built in 2001 and completely renovated and updated in 2011, Stella Luna is a unique property, suitable for a couple or a small family as well as for a larger group or two families traveling together.

This 2-story home can be rented in two different ways: either as a 2 bedroom/2 bathroom home (max 5 people) or as a 3 bedroom/3 bathroom home (max 8 people). For pricing on the 2 bedroom/2 bath option for 5 people or less, please see our listing for Stella Luna 1 at: www.vrbo.com/380525

Stella Luna is spacious, bright & beautiful, with an open kitchen / living room / dining room arrangement. New kitchen cabinets and granite counter-tops complement the all new stainless steel appliances to make cooking and cleaning up a delight. The kitchen bar seats 4, and the rustic French country dining table easily seats 6 (and can accommodate 8).

The comfortable living area boasts a 50-inch Smart TV (for instant connection to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon videos, YouTube, music apps, etc.), shelves with plenty of beach books, and a built-in cabinet containing games and cards for those long summer evenings.

Two upstairs bedrooms contain comfortable queen size beds from Pottery Barn and 26-inch flat screen TVs. Each bedroom has its own newly-renovated bath, with a spacious double vanity in the master bath. If an additional person needs to be accommodated, there is a fold-away cot with fresh linens and pillow in the closet.

The downstairs part of the house includes an amazing 'suite' with an additional living area, bedroom (with 2 sets of bunk beds) and an updated full bathroom with a shower. (The downstairs is fully connected with the upstairs.) The downstairs living area comes complete with a slip-covered sofa and love seat, 32-inch TV/DVD, full sized refrigerator and small sink ... a perfect place for the kids to hang out while the parents are upstairs.

The large screened porch is probably the best feature of the house. Located on the second floor and surrounded by oaks and magnolia trees, the porch feels extremely private but also serves as a great vantage point from which to watch the comings and goings on Grayton's main street. The porch is arranged with Adirondack chairs forming a seating area on one end and a fabulous wicker day bed on the other end, perfect for lazy book-reading afternoons. Plug your iPod or other music device into the CD player and turn on the festive party lights for an instant 'I'm at the beach' atmosphere! Located just under the screened porch is a spacious carport and Weber charcoal grill. A separate storeroom at the back of the carport contains 4 beach bikes, as well as 4 beach chairs, an umbrella, a cooler and a wagon to carry it all to the beach.

After spending the day on the beach, you can rinse off in the fully-enclosed outdoor shower (hot and cold water). Then hop on one of the beach bikes to explore the adjoining beach towns in the late afternoon. In the evening, you have an easy walk to the world-famous Red Bar restaurant as well as several other outstanding dining opportunities.

Stella Luna is the perfect vacation retreat for your family. You will want to come back year after year!

* Check out our other fabulous Grayton Beach rental - The Historic Smith House, a 2 bedroom, 1 bath authentic beach cabin. The Smith House sleeps 2-5 and is one of the most unique properties in the area. VRBO #262496

Keywords: Beach House, Cottage

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2014

About The Owner

As a 5th generation Walton County native, I spent every summer of my childhood on the sands of Grayton Beach. My husband & I are lucky to have raised our 2 sons here as well. We love the charm and authenticity of Old Grayton, the fabulous beach and lake, the friendly locals, and the quirky nature of our town. We are honored to own Stella Luna and hope you will love it as we do.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2011

What makes this cottage unique

Address: 384 DeFuniak Street, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

There is so much to do in Grayton, from swimming, fishing, surfing, or kayaking in the Gulf to playing in the 'pass' at Western Lake. Try the hottest new watersport - Stand Up Paddling - on the Gulf or on the calm waters of Western Lake. Fabulous restaurants are a short walk away, and there is also a little convenience store, as well as wonderful shops and galleries, just down the street. Miles of white sand beaches surrounded by State Parks on all sides, and miles of bike paths along 30A. Grayton is the epicenter of South Walton!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 64 traveler reviews

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Stella Luna - Fresh & Comfortable in Old Grayton
average rating of 5.0 based on 64 reviews
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Stella Luna - Fresh & Comfortable in Old Grayton
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p361156vb
Grayton Beach South Walton
5

Comfortable and Close

  • 5 of 5
Everything we could say about Stella Luna has been said by others. There is absolutely nothing to criticize. It was really cold during our stay, below freezing for 5 nights in a row--unusual for Florida. Our accommodations were so nice that it really didn't mater so much. We had one really great weather day before we left and we will be back for more! Grayton is totally non-commercial. The shops in Grayton are few in number and have high end goods. The beach is pure beach--not strings of parachute rides, jet skis, etc. Grayton may be the best laid back beach in America, thanks to the decades Kelly's mom spent making sure this part of the area stayed in its natural state. She worked very hard and was the driving force in saving Grayton from commercialization. Stella Luna is your place is you like comfort and being close to everything by foot or bikes.
  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
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Stella Luna - Fresh & Comfortable in Old Grayton
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p361156vb
Grayton Beach South Walton
Cincinnati, Ohio
5

Paradise Found

  • 5 of 5
I'll be honest-when I read the rave reviews of Stella Luna I wondered how they could all possibly be true; but seeing is believing! The attention to detail is phenomenal. We had everything we needed and then some. We especially appreciated the beautiful art on the walls, the books with local park information, the complimentary bikes, the helpful dining and shopping tips and (last but not least) the party lights on the porch. We would recommend a stay at Stella Luna to anyone who is longing to experience vintage Florida beach town life at its finest!!
  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Stella Luna - Fresh & Comfortable in Old Grayton
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p361156vb
Grayton Beach South Walton
5

Perfection at Stella Luna

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I honeymooned on 30A and stayed at Stella Luna. It was perfect in every way. Kelly, the owner, has you covered on all fronts. From complimentary bikes to scouting reports of local attractions everything is taken care of. Our daily routine was breakfast at one of the many local establishments, then loading up the provided wagon with all of the beach necessities (also provided) and off to the beautiful beach. We spent 6 days in Stella Luna and we didn't want to leave. The accommodations and the area of 30A is exactly what we were just what the doctor ordered.
  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Stella Luna - Fresh & Comfortable in Old Grayton
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p361156vb
Grayton Beach South Walton
Derby England
5

Astounding!

  • 5 of 5
We chose this off the internet because it looked so good but in the flesh it was absolutely astounding. I can only repeat what others have written. It was immaculately clean with all sorts of gorgeous little touches. Everything you could want was there including a food cupboard with sauces and condiments. We came for a three night stay on a round trip from England. We had done a lot of driving so Stella Luna was a paradise of rest and relaxation. It was a pity we couldn't stay longer as the beach was fabulous as well. Kelly was great to do business with and she even posted back our keys which we left behind. Highly recommended. . You won't find better!
  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
business
Stella Luna - Fresh & Comfortable in Old Grayton
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p361156vb
Grayton Beach South Walton
Franklin, TN
5

Fall School Break

  • 5 of 5
We rented Stella Luna for 6 nights and found it to be one of the nicest, cleanest, and guest friendly rentals we have ever engaged. The owners have thought of everything and, to top that off, it is in an excellent location. The screened porch was our haven every afternoon and some evenings. We rented the upstairs apartment, but a larger family could also engage the downstairs apartment. We would rent this unit again without hesitation.
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
business
Stella Luna - Fresh & Comfortable in Old Grayton
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p361156vb
Grayton Beach South Walton
Henderson,Kentucky
5

Autumn Kick off

  • 5 of 5
Love Grayton Beach, the place was a great place to stay.
I will return, and I have already told many of the 30A community.
  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway

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Charter Boat Fishing right from the beach in Grayton - A truly unforgettable experience and you'll catch your limit every time!,

Stand Up Paddle Board rentals within walking distance - Once you try it, you'll want one of your own!

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Rates & Availability

From $240 Per night

Grayton Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2014-2015
Nov 8 2014 - Feb 26 2015
3 night minimum stay
$240
$1,550
 
 
Early Spring 2015
Feb 27 2015 - Mar 6 2015
5 night minimum stay
$270
$1,750
 
 
Spring Break 2015
Mar 7 2015 - Apr 17 2015
6 night minimum stay
$375
$2,475
 
 
Late Spring 2015
Apr 18 2015 - May 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
$330
$2,175
 
 
Summer 2015
May 23 2015 - Aug 14 2015
6 night minimum stay
$445
$2,900
 
 
Early Fall 2015
Aug 15 2015 - Oct 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
$330
$2,175
 
 
Late Fall 2015
Oct 3 2015 - Nov 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%
Notes Holiday weekends, Thanksgiving, Christmas/New Years use Late Spring Rates.
Saturday to Saturday rental period during Summer & Spring Break.
*During Spring Break, we rent to Couples and Families only.
Personal checks & Cashier’s checks accepted for payment
1st half of rental due within 7 days of confirmation.
Final half of rental (plus damage deposit) due 30 days before the start of the rental
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Amenities

Grayton Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , downstairs
  • Additional enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold water
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , -attached full bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , -attached full bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , -downstairs bunk room w/full bath
  • Summary: 2 queen bedrooms upstairs. 1 bedroom downstairs (2 sets of bunk beds)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fabulous hot & cold water enclosed outdoor shower, 4 Beach Bikes, 4 beach chairs, beach towels, small Playmate cooler, umbrella, and a large wagon to carry everything to the beach

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