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4 Ever Hours...Less than a one minute walk to the most beautiful beach

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Santa Rosa Beach House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 10, full kitchen, studio sleeps 4

Between Destin and Panama City, this cheerful, family beach house awaits you. It's located in a quiet, gated neighborhood that borders the beach and backs up to Draper Lake. The community pool is spotless and is available year round. Surrounded by lush natural landscaping, it sits high in the neighborhood with views of the Gulf and the lake. Inside are light rooms with coastal cottage flair.

Level One - Great room hosts comfortable furniture and a fully-equipped entertainment center; dining area, kitchen, full laundry and one bedroom with a queen size bed, and a full bath.

The second level hosts the Master bedroom with a king-sized bed, large walk-in, flat screen TV, large balcony, full bath with jacuzzi tub. Also on this level is a bedroom with two sets of bunks, full bath and media center.

High atop sits the fourth bedroom. A beautifully quiet space with queen-sized bed.

A separate, large studio apartment is also available for rental along with the main house. It has a full kitchen and bath, King size bed and queen size hide-a-bed. There's a large, very private deck that looks out over Draper Lake. It rents for an additional $950 for the week.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Diana Baker
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2016
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Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

4 Ever Hours...Less than a one minute walk to the most beautiful beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

A Magical Time in this Beautiful Beach Home

  • 5 of 5

My family has vacationed in Santa Rosa Beach for the last nine years (always south of 30A, always near the Gulf Heights beach access), and this might have been our best visit yet - thanks in large part to this beautiful and spacious home. Our family of 10 (6 adults and 4 children ages 4-12) has never had as much space to spread out in as we did this time. This was our first time staying in Old Florida Beach (in previous years, we have stayed on Buddy St. and on Betty St.), and we loved this quiet neighborhood. This house is (as far as I can tell) the most secluded house in the neighborhood - a fact that our family appreciated. I loved spending early mornings on the very private master balcony, feeling like I was in my own little world.

The bunk room was a fantastic feature for our children - the 4 year-old stayed in the queen room (1st floor) with his parents, but the older boys (ages 10 and 12) absolutely loved having their own room this year. Quite honestly, the adults appreciated it even more than the kids! The couple who got the tower room were amazed at the 360 views of Draper Lake and the gulf. We had been concerned that this room would feel cramped, but it is far more spacious than the pictures might make it seem. In fact, everything about this house is bigger, brighter, and even more beautiful than the pictures show. We loved how light-filled it was, and how comfortable we are were in it.

One of the best parts of staying here was the private access to the beach. We've always used the Gulfview Heights access and then walked down to Draper Lake. The short walk from this house to the private boardwalk takes you right to Draper Lake (or to the community pool, which is just three house from this house). I loved that we were so close to the beach while still feeling like we were secluded from noise and traffic.

In years past, we have always stayed at houses with private pools. We gave that up this year in return for a bigger house, closer to the beach. We've decided it was a good trade. The community pool met our needs well enough, and we liked this house so much that we are already making plans to come back next year - and this time, we plan to bring even more family, to stay in the garage apartment.

Thank you to the owner, for sharing this beautiful home. We have so many good family memories from our visit and we can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

GREAT FAMILY BEACH HOUSE

  • 5 of 5

My family has vacationed on the Gulf all of our lives and we have worked our way through Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Perdido Key, Pensacola, Navarre, and now Old Florida Beach/Santa Rosa. This past year has been our favorite so far because of this wonderful beach house in an amazing neighborhood and on an amazing stretch of beach that is open for the taking.

The house is big and spacious, plenty of room for our party of 4 adults and 5 kids. The house is filled with lots of light and has all the amenities you would want. The neighborhood is right on the beach and you can walk from the house to the pool or the boardwalk in less than a minute or two, super easy and convenient. The beach was incredible and the water is crystal clear. We sat on the beach for 6 days straight and enjoyed every minute of it.

We would highly recommend this house and will come back again!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

I love this home it was very relaxing and close to almost everything. I will definitely go here again

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Fort Walton Beach
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Car: recommended

Less than a half a mile away, within walking distance, there are several great restaurants, small specialty shops, and bike and kayak rental shops. There are 19 miles of paved bike paths starting just outside the neighborhood gate. The community has private boardwalks to beach access, where the neighbors congregate to watch the sunset most evenings.

There is also access to Draper Lake by boardwalk that makes fishing and kayaking easily do-able. The sunrise on the lake in the summertime is spectacular.

15 miles away in Destin is the best deep sea fishing accessibility in the southeastern United States.

Its about an hour to Pensacola Beach, where the Oriskany was sunk and the SCUBA diving is deep.

Other Activities: Don't miss the local entertainment!

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Rates & Availability

Santa Rosa Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late summer-Winter
Aug 14 2016 - Mar 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$550
$2,800
$3,200
 
 
Spring
Mar 5 2017 - May 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
$2,950
$5,500
 
 
Summer
May 21 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,100
$12,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 11.0%

50% deposit will hold your reservation, $400 damage deposit and remaining 50% due upon arrival. Damage deposit will be returned after assessment {within 1 week} Stays under 5 nights require $175 cleaning fee. Housekeeping during your stay available on request @ $125 per day.For stays under 2 weeks; deposit will be retained if cancellation is made less than 2 weeks from arrival date.

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Amenities

Santa Rosa Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3344 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
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
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Wraparound deck and Jacuzzi tub
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Walkin and full bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 360 Views
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , Full bath, 2 sets of bunk beds
  • Also available, large, fully equipped, studio apartment over garage with king sized bed and queen size sofabed.It has a fully equipped kitchen and bath with tub/shower, walk-in closet. There's a large, private deck with a beautiful view of Draper Lake. Additional charge for rental.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Housekeeping available upon request @ $125 per day. Chef available with plenty of notice.

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