DOODLEBUG COTTAGE | GULF FRONT | SLEEPS 16 | BEACH SERVICE | ELEVATOR | 3 POOLS

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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DOODLEBUG COTTAGE | GULF FRONT | SLEEPS 16 | BEACH SERVICE | ELEVATOR | 3 POOLS

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4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 16), elevator, heated pools

Imagine a snow-white sand dune with swaying sea oats by Caribbean-green water on Carillon Beach, Florida. That's where 'DoodleBug' proudly sits. You'll love the spectacular sunsets over the gulf here from outdoors & indoors.

DoodleBug Cottage provides casual, luxury accommodations with a coastal flair. She is awash in light, airy well-appointed interiors with clean lines. When you reach the spacious gulf-front rooms, you will have to stop and be captivated by the emerald green ocean views. The outdoors brilliantly fuses with the indoors thanks to dual french doors and great deck space.

This beach home is very family oriented with fun murals on the walls, bright airy paint and colorful Nancy Drew paintings throughout.

There is also no home to the west of DoodleBug giving it the privacy and exclusivity you're looking for.

As of February 2012 we have upgraded to brand new pillowtop king beds & bedding, brand new furniture, brand new Sony Bravia Flatscreen Tv's & Blu Ray players in every room as well as fresh paint throughout. New Adirondack chairs for the decks and luxury chaise loungers off the master bedroom deck..

CARILLON:

* 24/7 staffed gatehouse & security patrols

* 4000 linear feet of serene, white-sand gulf beaches

* Lake Carillon (12-acre lake)

* Contiguous Lake Powell (largest FL salt-water, coastal dune lake)

* Parks & interconnecting pathways (natural landscaping)

* 3 Exceptional swimming pools (2 heated pools in winter)

* Children's pool

* Children's playground

* Tennis courts

* Basketball courts

* Lush promenade ('pedestrian strolling avenue')

* Golf cart, bicycle, kayak, & jet ski rental deliveries

* Downtown Carillon (shops, galleries, restaurant & wine bar)

* 'Concerts On The Green' (free Monday nights in-season)

* 'Outdoor Movies On The Green' (free Wednesday nights in-season)

* Meeting House Sunday church service (overlooking Lake Carillon)--Ring the bell!

* 5-Minute walk-designed town (new town with old ways)

* Town entirely on the beach side of the highway

SURROUNDING AREA:

* New NW FL PC International Airport (ECP) (9 Miles) (Southwest Airlines + private planes)

* Camp Helen State Park (Nature trails and sightseeing)

* World-renowned championship golf courses (8 courses within 15 minutes)

* Camp Creek Golf Course Partnership

* Shipwreck Island Water Park

* Pier Park 1.4 million sq\ft upscale outdoor mall (boardwalk, pier, shops, sidewalk cafes, J Buffet's Margaritaville, Music, iMax Digital Theater, Back Porch Restaurant)

* The Silver Sands Factory Stores (100+ designer names)

* Adjacent Camp Helen State Park (boating, fishing, hiking, & wildlife viewing)

* Beaches of S. Walton 18-mile paved path (walking, jogging, & biking)

* Snorkeling, diving, deep sea & shallow-water fly fishing expeditions

* Eden Gardens State Park (Tucker Bayou home & nature trails)

* Rosemary Beach (right around the corner)

* Seaside (only a few convenient minutes down Hwy. 30-A)

* Sidewalk cafes, eclectic boutiques, & chic restaurants

* Publix supermarket (near gatehouse)

* Beach butlers (grocery deliver & store service available)

Keywords: Carillon Beach Gulf Front Rosemary Beach Seaside Ocean Front Cottage

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
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CARILLON BEACH:

* 24/7 staffed gatehouse & security patrols

* 4000 linear feet of serene, white-sand gulf beaches

* Lake Carillon (12-acre lake)

* Contiguous Lake Powell (largest FL salt-water, coastal dune lake)

* Parks & interconnecting pathways (natural landscaping)

* 3 Exceptional swimming pools (2 heated pools in winter)

* Children's pool

* Children's playground

* Tennis courts

* Basketball courts

* Lush promenade ('pedestrian strolling avenue')

* Golf cart, bicycle, kayak, & jet ski rental deliveries

* Downtown Carillon (shops, galleries, restaurant & wine bar)

* 'Concerts On The Green' (free Mon. nights in-season)

* 'Outdoor Movies On The Green' (free Wed. nights in-season)

* Meeting House Sunday church service (overlooking Lake Carillon)--Ring the bell!

* 5-Minute walk-designed town (new town with old ways)

* Town entirely on the beach side of the highway

SURROUNDING AREA:

* New NW FL PC International Airport (ECP) (9 Miles) (Southwest Airlines + private planes)

* World-renowned championship golf courses (8 courses within 15 minutes)

* Camp Creek Golf Course Partnership

* Shipwreck Island Water Park

* New, upscale Pier Park (boardwalk, pier, shops, sidewalk cafes, J Buffet's Margaritaville, Music, iMax Digital Theater, Back Porch Restaurant)

* The Silver Sands Factory Stores (100+ designer names)

* Adjacent Camp Helen State Park (boating, fishing, hiking, & wildlife viewing)

* Beaches of S. Walton 18-mile paved path (walking, jogging, & biking)

* Snorkeling, diving, deep sea & shallow-water fly fishing expeditions

* Eden Gardens State Park (Tucker Bayou home & nature trails)

* Rosemary Beach (right around the corner)

* Seaside (only a few convenient minutes down Hwy. 30-A)

* Sidewalk cafes, eclectic boutiques, & chic restaurants

* Publix supermarket (near gatehouse)

* Beach butlers (grocery deliver & store service available)

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
Travel with confidence
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Reviews

4.5
based on 11 traveler reviews

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Doodlebug Cottage | Gulf Front | Sleeps 16 | Beach Service | Elevator | 3 Pools
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews
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Doodlebug Cottage | Gulf Front | Sleeps 16 | Beach Service | Elevator | 3 Pools
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401188vb
+1 8506872789
Sunnyside Panama City Beach
Decatur, MS
5

PERFECT BEACH HOUSE

  • 5 of 5
Doodlebug Cottage is the perfect vacation beach house. It offers 4 nice bedrooms and 4 baths. The decor is so comfortable and beachy. No major problems were encountered during our stay, only a few minor ones but the owners took care of them in a flash. The community is gated and the gate personnel could use a course in customer service and hospitality. We will certainly consider booking Doodlebug Cottage again.
  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Doodlebug Cottage | Gulf Front | Sleeps 16 | Beach Service | Elevator | 3 Pools
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401188vb
+1 8506872789
Sunnyside Panama City Beach
Atlanta, GA
4

NICE LOCATION...

  • 4 of 5
The location was beachfront and great. The home was nice but a bit worn and could use some TLC. Many steps to get in and out of home but there was an elevator. If you bring a dog that needs to go out a lot, keep in mind there is not much grassy area.
  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Doodlebug Cottage | Gulf Front | Sleeps 16 | Beach Service | Elevator | 3 Pools
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401188vb
+1 8506872789
Sunnyside Panama City Beach
Houston
5

A (DOODLE)BUGS LIFE

  • 5 of 5
Sadly just left Doodlebug... We wanted to stay longer!! Exceeded our expectations- the balconies & living room/ master suite views were absolutely beautiful. The English country decor was very cozy & the antiqued tile added to the charm. Glad to read below the kitchen is about to be updated-- but we found it acceptable for our needs. The only other thing we could suggest in the otherwise amazing master upstairs is the mattress was kind of creaky...loudest when laying near the edges. A few doors were squeaky but we got some WD-40 & that was that :) We were so grateful that our yorkie was welcome as well. Another nice plus was access to boogie boards & portable folding chairs stored in the garage.. Also liked the privacy in the gated & secure community as we have three teen girls & always felt safe. Cannot wait to return!! Thank you Jordan & Andrea!!
  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers
business
Doodlebug Cottage | Gulf Front | Sleeps 16 | Beach Service | Elevator | 3 Pools
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401188vb
+1 8506872789
Sunnyside Panama City Beach
5

RELAXING!

  • 5 of 5
We love the Doodle Bug! This house has the personality to match the beach! Perfect for families with little ones and older ones. Absolutely love the privacy of the beach and NO CROWDS! We will be back!
  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Doodlebug Cottage | Gulf Front | Sleeps 16 | Beach Service | Elevator | 3 Pools
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401188vb
+1 8506872789
Sunnyside Panama City Beach
Indiana
4

BEAUTIFUL LOCATION, NICE HOUSE

  • 4 of 5
Great position on the beach. House is comfortable and management is very responsive. The house does need some updating: refrigerator/freezer is old, and frost-free freezer is full of frost. Light bulbs were constantly going out; sinks are showing signs of age. Bunk bed mattresses are soft. Sheets are not crisp or new, and pillows need to be replaced. Shower heads need updating. Kitchen is very modestly equipped. But for the price, and for the location-- directly on the beach-- this is still a very nice place. Recommend.
  • Submitted: May 17, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Jean, Thanks for the review! We checked and took into consideration your comments and concerns and replaced the bunk beds with pillowtop mattresses, put in some new firmer pillows and found the electrical problem and everything has been addressed this week and upgraded or repaired! The owner is also already planning a complete kitchen remodel and is getting the plans and details together for hopefully later this year. Thanks for coming down and we'd love to have you back again. We do offer repeat guest discounts and specials throughout the year and we hope to have you back down onto the sand soon! -Jordan
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Doodlebug Cottage | Gulf Front | Sleeps 16 | Beach Service | Elevator | 3 Pools
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401188vb
+1 8506872789
Sunnyside Panama City Beach
New Orleans
5

AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5
We went to doodlebug under unfortunate circumstances (Hurricane Isaac) and the stay was so amazing here we completely forgot about our trials and tribulations at home in New Orleans. Jordan and Andrea Shane were very pleasant to deal with and they went above and beyond to suit our needs.

I would highly suggest staying here, perfect for a fun family trip to the beautiful beaches of Florida!
  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Nearest Point of Interest
Pier Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Rosemary Beach
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Availability & Rates

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Sunnyside House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall
Sep 13 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$450
$2,950
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,950
$4,000
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 7 2015 - Apr 10 2015
6 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
Spring
Apr 11 2015 - May 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
 
 
Summer
May 23 2015 - Aug 14 2015
6 night minimum stay
$5,500
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 15 2015 - Sep 11 2015
3 night minimum stay
$650
$4,500
 
 
Fall
Sep 12 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$450
$2,950
$6,000
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2015 - Mar 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,950
$4,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Service Charge $99 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $49
Pet Fee $120 + Tax
Cleaning $350 + Tax
Visa\MC\Discover or Check accepted.
Tax Rate 12.0%
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Amenities

Sunnyside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Elevator
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking Off Street
  • Garage
  • Washing Machine
  • Broadband Access
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    1st Floor En-Suite - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • 1st Floor Suite - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , King + Queen Sofabed
    King Master Suite - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    3rd King Bedroom - 1 king
    Kids Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed , 4 Twins total
  • King size beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) 3 Queen Sleeper Sofas, Bunk Beds (2) 2 sets of bunk beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Games
  • Books
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Beach Chairs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis Court
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • theme parks
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • marina
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • waterfalls
  • reefs
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • shelling
  • miniature golf
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • basketball court
  • snorkeling/diving
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • parasailing
  • water skiing
  • hiking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • cycling
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • deepsea fishing
  • hunting small game
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • golf
  • surfing
Notes:
All rentals for March - October will get complimentary beach service with their bookings. This includes 2 lounge chairs and 1 umbrella. Personal beach service is from 9am - 6pm. More chairs and\or umbrellas may be rented beachside on a daily\weekly\monthly basis and is available to any and all of our guests.
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