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Victor van Dyke

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, dutch, Afrikaans

Arkansas St Beach House - 150' Waterfront on the Sound

16 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Florida Panhandle House Rental Photos and Description

6 Bedrooms and 6 bathrooms - sleeps up to 20.

This house has two separate living areas, upstairs and downstairs. This house is on the island, located on a cul-de-sac with 150 foot bulkhead and dock on the water. If you don't like fighting crowds and traffic for parking, shopping, swimming, etc., Navarre Beach is the place. The house is newly rebuilt after Hurricane Ivan and now again Hurricane Dennis. Access to the gulf by boat to go deep sea fishing. Safe little beach on the sound available within sight for small kids. Main beach within walking distance, or drive to some wonderfully secluded beaches within a few minutes. Note!!! - This House Has Two Separate Living Areas - 2500 Square Feet Upstairs and 2500 Square Feet Downstairs.

The Upstairs level is a 2500 square foot - three bedroom, three bath with a large deck, large kitchen with new cabinets, new stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, a sun room, a wetbar area with stunning views of the sound and gorgeous sunsets. Two decks. No Pets Upstairs Please. This level sleeps six to ten people with ease. Small children are safe here and cannot get to the water unaccompanied. Bring your cell phones. TV and DVD available in living area. Two master bedrooms also with own TV. Own washer and dryer upstairs.

The lower level is a 2200 square foot two bedroom, two bath with views out to the sound from all rooms. Walk out of the kitchen and you are 20 feet from the water. Fully equipped kitchen and two bathrooms. Own washer and dryer. All brand spanking new stainless steel appliances, granite counters. This level is suitable for handicapped/wheelchair persons, as well as pet friendly.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Victor van Dyke (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, dutch, Afrikaans

About Victor van Dyke

Hi my name is Luke van Dyke and I love it here in Navarre. My dad and I go fishing right out the back door and I caught a nice fish.

Victor van Dyke purchased this house in 2004

Why Victor van Dyke chose Florida Panhandle

NAVARRE BEACH IS THE LEAST KNOWN AND LEAST CROWDED BEACH IN THE AREA. UNLIKE DESTIN AND PENSACOLA BEACHES, THE CROWDS HERE ARE FAR FEWER AND A MUCH MORE RELAXED ATMOSPHERE EXISTS HERE. A FEW MILES DOWN THE STREET AND YOU CAN HAVE ALL THE BEACH YOU WANT FOR YOURSELVES.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I had been in touch w/ this property owner to rent this house for the week of Thanksgiving (e-mail trial verifying same), sent my deposit and a week later the owner sent me an e-mail informing me the house was no longer available because he rented it to someone that provided a deposit via a credit card. The owner did not ask me for a cc vs. a check, but simply informed me either would be fine, wherein I informed him I would send a check. After I sent the check, I let him know it was in the mail, asked him to let me know if did not receive it and that I would follow up the following week. Before he rented the property out from under me, he did not even provide me the courtesy of contacting me to request a cc payment so he would not rent it to the other party, wherein he could have then simply tore up my check upon receipt. This property owner and I had an agreement and breeched it! If I were you, I would not do business w/ this property owner or he may do the same to you. I’m sure you won’t approve this guest comment as that would be too ethical for someone who lacks morals …
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Reviews

4.7
based on 16 traveler reviews

Arkansas St Beach House - 150' Waterfront on the Sound
average rating of 4.6875 based on 18 reviews
5

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house for our large family. Better than the pictures. Large spacious rooms and plenty of room for our 4 families to spread out in. Loved the location! We would definitely recommend this property. Hope to stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arkansas Gang

  • 5 of 5

Everyone in our group loved the house. Very spacious and clean. Just what we needed. We have absolutely no complaints. Hope to stay again sometime.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation Home at a Great Price!

  • 4 of 5

Our group of 15 had a great time at this huge vacation home. Having a home on the ground level was exactly what we needed for the older folks and the kids enjoyed being free to roam upstairs! The pier and fishing provided hours of fun. The linens were of good quality, the outdoor seating was plentiful, and the space was enormous.

There were a few negatives, but they did not hinder our stay. For example, the home was stocked with plenty of towels, but there were very few wash cloths. There were lots of plates and silverware, but only 4 cereal bowls and only a few cups and glasses scattered around the three kitchen areas. Be sure to pack your own paper towels and toilet paper because these were not supplied as stated in the description.

Overall, this is a great home. It is older than many of the area rentals, and it has a few battle scars, but it's certainly a great buy for the money. It was clean and a great place for our family gathering! We hope to go back on our next trip to the beach!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Family Home

  • 5 of 5

Our month stay was great. The location was excellent and we enjoyed fishing the sound right from the back pier in the back yard. Great house. Great owner.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: An older house, but the "Bargain" on the beach. I have owned this house since 2004, almost 12 years now and always look forward to coming down myself when I can. It's one of the only houses left on the beach that has "downstairs" living, no stairs. Grandfathered in, anything now has to be on stilts. This makes sitting and going outside such a pleasure.
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Navarre Beach

  • 5 of 5

My family loved Navarre Beach. The house was better than the description and pictures described. We had plenty of room for our large family. The house was fairly clean and was well stocked with necessities. The property manager came over to check on us after a big rain. There were minor leaks but we handled them by placing trash cans under them. There was nothing that hampered our stay. We enjoyed the nearby beach and walking on the pier. Fishing in the sound was amazing. I highly recommend renting a pontoon boat for cruising the sound. We had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love the House - Love Navarre Beach

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time I have stayed at this beach house. What a great house for large families. Plenty of space and great size rooms. Lots of bedrooms and bathrooms, two full kitchens and apartment-style bedroom downstairs. The home was very clean upon arrival. There were a few maintenance items that needed attention, but none that hindered our stay. We also understand there is little time for maintenance to take place with continuous rental. The real estate agent stopped to introduce himself and see if we needed anything. Very nice guy and seemed concerned about our comfort. I did a lot of research on homes and prices throughout Navarre Beach. We needed a larger home for two whole families to stay. Great place for the price. The owner is very easy to work with and we look forward to staying there again. Love love love Navarre Beach!!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Sleepy Navarre is the least known beach community on the Emerald Coast. It is surrounded by Pensacola Beach to the West (17miles) and Fort Walton Beach and Destin to the East (11 and 20 miles). If you don't like the holiday crowds and traffic, then Navarre is for you. A new Walmart Superstore is 4 miles away and several other malls and stores are but a short drive away. Boat launch facility on the island and dock directly behind the house.

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Walking

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Rates & Availability

Navarre Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring & Summer
Mar 26 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $100

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Amenities

Florida Panhandle House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Morning Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Kids on foam
    Bedroom 7 - Kids on foam
  • The first three bedrooms are with the upstairs unit. There is an extra 'Morning Room' that sleeps two persons, and the Master has a huge walk in closet that sleeps two children on a foam mattress. Upstairs will sleep 8 adults in four rooms and two to four kids, depending on ages. There is also a sofa in the living room that could sleep an extra person. The next three bedrooms are with the downstairs unit. All have King beds and there are also two queen sleeper sofas in the downstairs unit. The living room also has two full size sofas. Max occupancy is 8.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sand Box
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
On the island. Handicap and Pet Friendly. Boat slip, Hi speed Internet, and boat docking facilities.

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