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Jan Bates

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

3-Story Pvt Home/4BR-5BA/Heated Pv Pool/Wifi/Pets/Gulf View/Near Schooners

42 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Gulf Lagoon Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Welcome to 'CREW REST STOP'. Luxury Private home with heated private pool that is totally fenced in. The pool area has a Tiki Bar and pool area will seat about 20 people. Pool itself is about 16' by 25' This Key West style beach home is just 75 yards from the whitest, sandy beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. Custom built with all the extras.. You are very close to beach, about 75 yards. I have a golf cart to use if you need it but its very close to beach. House is decorated beautifully and works well with multiple families. Sleeps 13 well in beds.

Home has 3 levels: 1st Floor-Master bedroom with king bed, walk-in shower with Italian tile and double vanity. Walk-in closet here so a twin bed is placed for an extra bed. Well-stocked kitchen with state-of-the-art stainless appliances, corian countertops, living room well appointed with coastal furniture, 8 seat dining room table plus 4 breakfast bar stools and hardwood floors.There is also a table for eight around pool for larger groups. One full bath in master bedroom on first floor with large Terrazo tile. There is a 1/2 bath across from kitchen. Nice to have two bathrooms on first level. Laundry room also on this first floor with side entrance to pool.

2nd floor has 2 master suites with king bed in one with sofa, chair & twin bed in large closet, and second bedroom has a queen plus a twin. Each bedroom has private bath and private balcony. Very private living quarters for each family. All bathrooms have double vanities which is good for multiple families. Third level has a wet bar with sink + 1/2 bath. There is one queen bed here and two twin beds in trundle bed. Also a TV in armoire. There is a TV in every bedroom. All bedrooms are very large w/ ceiling fans. Two tri-fold mattresses plus portable baby bed are available as well. Sleeps 13 people comfortably with two tri-fold beds in closet if you need more beds.

Beautiful view of gulf of Mexico from this 3rd level. Patio/deck off of every bedroom for sitting and watching the sunsets and ocean. Please email first, if you would. I would like to answer any questions that you might have, so call the number listed below and ask for Jan. House is across the street from the gulf. My house is on Thomas Drive - not directly on the beach, but only 75yds from beach to front door. Only one step from car into house, very easy! We are also pet friendly! The house has a PRIVATE POOL/optional heating, accessible through side gate or lower level master bdrm or side entrance and is totally fenced in for your pet. I will send you a contract after I get an email from you. Check calendar for availability before calling with the rates posted for your convenience. This is a comfortable home for a large family or split with two other couples. Pier Park is about 2 miles from house for shopping/dining. Favorite local restaurant is J Michaels - great hamburgers. You are also walking distance to Schooners resturant/Last local beach club, St. Andrews Marina and park. Enjoy my beautiful beach home.

Keywords: private beach home, beach house, panama city beach,private heated pool,4 bedrooms, pet friendly, near bars and resturants, bungalow,coastal rental,beach rental vacation rental,gulf coast,water view

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Jan Bates (Owner)
Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

About Jan Bates

I am about 75 yards to the most beautiful beaches in the world. It's nice going to the beach, but also nice to come home to a beautiful space with your own private heated pool.My home has many luxury things than most rental homes do not have. . My realtor friend describes my house as a house you would want to live in and not just vacation. It's very homey with all the extras of a real home. Come try it out, I know you will love it.

Jan Bates purchased this house in 2005

Why Jan Bates chose Panama City Beach

I bought in Panama City Beach because I think there is an abundance of things to do with a family here and the beaches are some of the whitest beaches in the world. There are many restaurants close to my house - J Michaels is my favorite and many locals go here. Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville at Pier Park and Andy's Flour Power for breakfast are two other good ones. Excellent golfing here and many great fishing tournaments. I love being able to walk across the street and be on the beach. I still have an ocean view from the 3nd floor but nothing like walking in the sand.You are right across the street from the beach. I also like biking thru St. Andrews park which is right down the street. Here you can put your boat in and boat over to Shell Island.

What makes this house unique

It's nice having your own private pool when you come in from the beach. I have a shower on the front porch and one in the back by the pool. I have many beach lounge chairs around the pool. There are 5 bathrooms in this house, two being on the first floor. This is really nice when coming in from the beach, too. The house is an open floor plan , kitchen , dining and living room is one big room. The bedrooms all have their own patio off of it. This is nice in the morning when you want to have coffee in the quiet times. All the bedrooms have a bathroom in it with double sinks. This is nice for saving your marriage. Ha! Ha! Enjoy my lovely home.

Reviews

4.6
based on 42 traveler reviews

3-Story Pvt Home/4BR-5BA/Heated Pv Pool/Wifi/Pets/Gulf View/Near Schooners
average rating of 4.6190476 based on 42 reviews
Columbus
5

Wonderful Place To Stay

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with my family of 7 including myself and had more than enough room for us all. House was well maintained, comfortable for all of us, and super clean. Close enough to everything but far enough away that you get that peace and quiet if you are looking for it. Her home is also located in a family friendly area; very close to Capt. Anderson's Marina where you can find a ton of fun things to do like deep sea fishing, pontoon boat rental or book an excursion. The private pool was clean and super nice to have. The 75 + yards to the beach was a pleasant walk...not bad at all, the beach was amazing and not over crowded at all. For those families with teenagers/college students looking for adventures a 5 minute drive up the road they will be in teen/college student heaven.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Always a great stay and easy to rent!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Just finished my third stay at Jan's CREW REST STOP and I can't stop saying great things about my stay. From the time I get a copy of the contract until I stay and get my deposit back, it is a pleasure working with Jan. And I can not forget the wonderful house and the great views. I live in Chicago and it is great to enjoy the beach and sand or the private pool and the weather. Keep up the great work Jan I will be back next year as well. I have been telling all my friends about the great stay!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Review of stay @ Crew's Rest Stop PCB

  • 3 of 5

very good layout for 8 adults and 2 children. pool made it nice for the kids to swim in the mornings and evenings.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home on Thomas Drive

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our week-long trip very much. The home is decorated beautifully with plenty of room for our family. Kids loved the pool after a day at the beach. Had several conversations with Jan, the owner, and she was very sweet and helpful with instructions. The home was very clean and had all the extras we needed to keep kids occupied. Area has plenty of activities and restaurants, grocery stores so food is not an issue. I would recommend this property to anyone-it is a couple of blocks to the beach but the golf cart helped.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. The house is one block to beach and it is nice using the golf cart to get to beach entrance no. 7. Thanks
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Nice house, good location

  • 4 of 5

It was a nice house with a good location. Could have used more towels and toilet paper but overall it was definitely a good pick.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was labor day weekend, bridal party, Each bathroom gets 5 bath towels in each of the 5 bathrooms. The contract reads they supply their own paper products. I supply the first roll in each bathroom. Its a case of too many people piled in the house and they did not read the contract. They left trash all over the side of my house and they were only there 3 days. I just wish young people would treat my house the way they would treat their parents.
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We all live in beautiful colorado springs, colorado.
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BEWARE Potential Renters!!!

  • 1 of 5

Experienced major difficulties with owner. Although we have documented proof, the owner denies that prior to arrival, the property was listed "For Sale" after signed contract w/full payment. House worn inside/out and very dirty upon arrival. Many amenities listed were filthy, rusty and unusable as on-line pics are very deceiving The following items required cleaning before using: washer/dryer, stove contained food items, trash cans filled to capacity, bed linens, blankets, quilts and pillows. Pool very dirty as well. Was not cleaned until second week.Third floor "trundle bed" was a disgrace....no mattress covers, sheets, etc. Extra bed in master bedroom is nothing more than a sponge on top of a wicker basket. The damage deposit withheld despite the lack of a substantiated letter listing the "alleged" damages as prescribed by Fl Law. For example, there was watermelon juice left in the fruit tray, dirty stove however, we purchased and left a griddle, sprinkles on the floor and claimed that a pot was ruined even though we never used it....normal wear/tear. No proof of the property damage protection purchased by owner before our arrival despite numerous requests since we paid her for the coverage. Although requested, no explanation as to what the cleaning fee paid for since the deposit was withheld for "cleaning". After 25 years of renting throughout military service, never experienced such a "scam" to add an additional monies!! Renters, especially out of state renters be aware of this as it is not financially worth the money and time to pursue legally. Owner will not return texts despite numerous attempts. Overall, very disappointed with property and embarrassed when visiting friends asked why we "slumming". Owner did not welcome us upon our arrival but did text message frequently and badgered us during our stay to insure we put out the trash. Additionally, she hired a tree trimming company to trim a palm tree next to the pool while we occupied the property. Knowing that the owner experienced some personal issues that she shared prior to our arrival , we decided not to bother her with these issues/complaints and enjoyed our stay just the same. Despite the difficulties with the property, Panama City Beach is well worth the effort to visit. One final comment, throughout the visit, we often wondered if we were being monitored by the outside cameras even though we did not do anything questionable during our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: wow, where to start. She had many children, accused me of being prejudice of her bi-racial grandchildren which I was not. Did not even know that fact. She did by a large pancake griddle for making pancakes and left there as she could not take it on a plane. I threw it away. Too large to fit into a cupboard. There was pancake mess all over the lower cabinets and inside of them. The refrigerator too hours to clean from dried animal blood and watermelon juice. All her kids peed on mattress pads and got red juice on my nice comforters. She moved pool furniture and duck taped the handle going into pool with rubber. The palm tree guy came on a friday to trim tree that takes 5 minutes to do around pool. The berries were falling into the pool and making a mess. The pool guys comes every week to clean pool and pool is always pristine. No one has ever complained about the cleanliness of my pool. The party was my challange of the summer. Her statements are mostly false. I walked into a mess and it took me two days to clean up after this party. She told me her review was going to be based on me returning her deposit. Needless to say, She is mad at me and is showing it with her response. I own a beautiful house with beautiful things in it and try to make everyones stay as nice as possible.
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Gulf World Marine Park
"Great place to see wildlife"
Capt. Anderson's Restaurant
Saltwater Grill
"great place to eat and Michael on the piano. They do have an early bird special and happy h..."
Boatyard Restaurant -- CLOSED
Schooners
" great hamburgers and salads. They have live bands here during the summer. Great for fam..."
St. Andrew's State Park
"walk the park everyday from the house. You can also put your boat in here. Bicycling here is..."
Pineapple Willy's
"great food and views of the gulf. Fun dancing for the family"
Andy’s Flour Power
"Try the biscuits here. Yum. And very close to house for breakfast"
J Michael’s
"The locals go here. Great food and great salads and seafood. Retired navy seal owns the pl..."
Spinnaker Beach Club & Paradise Grill
"great food on the water and great music. Over 40 group loves this place"
5312 Thomas Dr
"I am a private home approx 75 yards from front door to ocean. One step from car to house. Pr..."
Marina Cantina -- CLOSED
"Great Mexican Food and location can not be beat. Right on the water. Waiter will make guac ..."
Frank Brown Park
Captain's Table Fish House
"Regulars go here for great fish"
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
panama city beach airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Schooners Resturant-Last local beach bar
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
St. Andrews Park Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Wyndam Hotel and resort,Signal Hill public golf
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Schooners and Capt. Andersons
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
biltmore beach, schooners
Car: not necessary

Schooner's Restaurant is a short walk for hamburgers, music on the beach, live music at night, St. Andrew's Park is in

walking distance, Signal Hill golf course is 1/2 mile as well as Bay Point Marriott Golf course. Brown baseball field about 5 miles, Club LaVilla 2 miles. The house is centrally located to everything there is to do in PCB. Quiet end yet close to everything.

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Rates & Availability

Gulf Lagoon Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
FALL
Aug 1 2016 - Nov 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,400
 
 
WINTER
Nov 6 2016 - Feb 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$2,100
$2,700
 
 
SPRING
Feb 25 2017 - Apr 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 9 2017 - May 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,300
 
 
Summer
May 20 2017 - Aug 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
$2,100
$2,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

maid fee $200
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 11.5%

Please no more than 12 people booked in house. Add 100 per week if more. Maid fee- $200 Optional Golf Cart Rental -$200 week. Optional pool heat- $200. Pet- $100 per dog. (advise owner of true count of people and dogs. We will check. Tax is 12.5%. Final payment is due 90 days before arrival. You must be age 25 and older to rent the house. Check in is at 3pm and check out is the following saturday at 9 am central time. We must allow adequate time for the maids to do all the cleaning and laundry. Please respect the people coming before and after your stay. Door is on a digit code. You must enter this to enter and exit the property. You can use beach entrance 6 or 7. Six is close to Schooners resturant. You will need to bring your own beach chairs, beach towels, beach umbrellas, coolers, etc. Please rinse off the sand on feet at shower beside front door on front porch. You are responsible for any guests that visit you while you are here. Make sure they know the rules. Use only the designated parking spots. House is non smoking. Please respect the other guest when using the pool. Normal pool hours are 8am to 10 pm. No glass allowed in the pool area. Do not tamper with the pool equipment. Trash day is early monday morning and early Thursday morning. Make sure trash is out by driveway. Trash is a real problem so please make sure its out. Call owner with any issue. 703 201 7757 Thanks Jan

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Gulf Lagoon Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , two ba.on first floor. One full in br. and 1/2 by kitchen
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , 3nd fl. ba. is toilet and sink.
  • 5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1st floor bedroom has a king bed with a twin in the closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 2nd fl. bd has a queen bed and a twin in bedroom
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 twin/ single , in closet we have two tri-fold twin beds and a pack and play
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 bunk bed , 2nd floor master bedroom has a king bed and bulk bed closet
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 3nd fl bd has one queen bed and a trundle bed with two twin
  • King size beds (2) two master suites with king beds in each bedroom, one on first floor and one on 2nd floor, Queen size Beds (2)two queen beds total, one on 2nd floor and one on third floor, Twin or Single Beds (5) five twin beds total in house with two tri-fold beds in closets, Child Beds (1) grabor play pen, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) two tri-fold beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Steam Shower
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
All bedrooms have a TV, Private large Pool/heated, Charcoal and Gas Grill. Iron,ironing board,hair dryers in all bathrooms, luxury sheets and comforters, linens furnished, We have a large deck wagon to pull your things to the beach. House is right on Thomas Drive. You need to walk across Thomas to get to ocean and its only 75 yards from front door to ocean. 2king beds,2queen beds,5 twin beds, three tri-foldbeds in closets. Location is perfect-you can walk to about 5 resturants from this house-Schooners is right across the street which is truly the Last local beach club. Its really fun for families. No one under 25 needs to call. Thanks

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