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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Gulfview house south of 30-A with beautiful dunes directly in front of house. You can hear and see the Gulf from the house. The house is only 100 steps away from the white 'squeaky' sands and emerald colored waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Dead-end road in residential area gives you a quiet beach retreat with star-filled nights. The 800sq ft of wrap around porches and screened porch provide a great setting for this roomy house.

The first floor has a large wrap around covered porch. The living,well stocked kitchen, and the downstairs master bedroom with a queen bed and bath is on the first floor. The second floor has the master with a huge walkout balcony with king size bed and masterbath with jacuzzi and shower. The second bedroom upstairs has two full size beds with private balcony with private access to the bathroom.

The third bedroom upstairs is a bunkroom with 4 bunks that are extra-long twins. Parking for 6 cars. Pet friendly for small dogs. Ramp at rear of house and 3 ft. wide doors for downstairs bedroom, bath, and living areas for WHEELCHAIR ACCESS. HIGHSPEED INTERNET. SATURDAY TO SATURDAY RENTAL.

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Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 6, 2017

About The Owner

I love the water and the beach. Surf fishing or just walking on the beach is a favorite of mine. I like laying on the hammock on the porch with the gulf breeze blowing in my face. I never want to leave the house when I am on the hammock. I also enjoy morning coffee on the front porch listening to the waves. The screened porch is an excellent place to enjoy lunch. Sunset is always an important time of day to go outside on the large master suite with family or friends and enjoy looking at the gulf and watch the sun go down.

The Owner purchased this house in 2002

Why The Owner chose South Walton

Love the area. Beautiful beach and water.

What makes this house unique

Quiet and serene. Not your typical rental. Well stocked kitchen and a house to remember. Located at the end of 30-A which has less traffic problems or congestion. Kids can bike or walk in a safe neighborhood. Near dining and shopping.


Inlet Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Bunk Beds (4)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Games, Toys, Beach Cart, Floats, Boogie Boards, Weber Grill, Two Fireplaces, Cordless Phone, Two seperate Air Conditioning units for upstairs and downstairs with two thermostats, DVD/CD Player, Blender, Coffee Pot, Expresso Machine, Coffee Grinder, Crock Pot, Electric Skillet, Toaster, (bring beach towels)


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
Keller, Texas

Great Location, no crowds!

  • 5 of 5

You can't beat the location or price of this adorable beach house for the area. Second row, dead end street, and near the end of an uncrowded section of the beach. Quick access to 30A or over to Panama City. The house is clean, well kept and decorated very well, not overdone. You have two choices to access the beach from the house: to the west is the direct beach access but a little more crowded and to the east is the walkover but it puts you right in an uncrowded part of the beach right next to the state park. The walkover is a beating with all the stairs, but ultimately worth it. We shared the house with family and had plenty of room to relax and cook. The backyard has a nice firpit for smores and some good chairs for hanging out. You can't go wrong with Idle Time!!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Idle Time Inlet Beach

  • 5 of 5

Great house, great location with views of the ocean from the upstairs bedrooms. Idle Time had everything we needed and more. Easy walk to the ocean, Rosemary Beach and a short drive to Origins golf course as well as several excellent restaurants nearby. The house was clean and very comfortable with a well stocked kitchen and a great dinning room area. Thank you Kerry for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely, well stocked, easy and comfortable property

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful week at this house! Fire-pit out back were a plus!! The "bunk room" was very comfortable and much nicer than expected, even for 9th grade kids. Pet friendly and close to Rosemary beach!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't Say Enough About Idle Time

  • 5 of 5

This was our 7th consecutive year staying at Idle Time, and we would not stay anywhere else for our Emerald Coast beach vacation. The location is ideal, being a short walk from a very private beach and near the end of a dead end street allowing for endless hours of bike riding for the kids. Yet, you're also close enough for a nice stroll or a quick family bike ride to the amenities of the pricier 30-A communities. Idle Time has enough space for everyone to be comfortable without being wasteful of space - we fit up to 8 adults (ranging from 30-72 years) and 2 kids (who have grown up coming here) easily. It's always well-maintained and clean during our visits. The front porches are so relaxing and a postcard of Panhandle easy living with their unspoiled views and ocean breezes. The grill is great for barbecuing, and the owners have thought of just about everything you'll need. We loved the upgraded washer and dryer this year, and the master bathroom is perfect. They also have house and beach toys for the kids. We can't say enough great things about Idle Time, which is why we've returned year-after-year and will continue to do so. It's a solid value and a hidden gem! I would highly recommend Idle Time to family, friends and readers of this review.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Midland, Texas

Look no further, this is a wonderful beach house! Our home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

So far we have enjoyed three family vacations at this beautiful beach house. The location on Inlet Beach is awesome and cannot be beat. The house is situated on a dead-end street with a walkover just to east that puts you on a gorgeous, uncrowded beach. The house is spacious and immaculately well-kept and clean, the kitchen is very well-stocked for lots of home cooked family meals, and the open floor plan on the first floor lends itself to lots of opportunities for family bonding/conversations. We love the subtle, beach-themed decor and the many family-friendly touches that come with this house (they even have a stockpile of children's books that our grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed). We also really appreciated the brand new washer and dryer, they cleaned our clothes, swimsuits, and towels thoroughly and quickly so we could get back to having fun at the beach. The house also has large first and second floor porches, some of our most relaxing moments were spent enjoying the hammock on the second floor with a fantastic view of the Emerald Coast. There is also a nice fire pit set up behind the house where we enjoyed campfires and lots of s'mores. All of our family feels so comfortable spending our vacation in this home, we had all the amenities we needed for a great stay and more! The owners are incredibly kind, welcoming, responsive, and accommodating. We will definitely be returning to Idle Time!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Things to Consider

  • 2 of 5

The house was spacious, decorated nicely and close to beach with a great washer & dryer. However, the house was not very clean. There was dried food and crap all over cabinet handles and drawers. There was dog hair all over the furniture. Lots of light bulbs were out. Very low water pressure for showering, didnt feel clean after a day at beach with suntan lotion. Carpets were heavily soiled.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: If you are visiting my property please contact us or my rental agency immediately after check in if you find any items that need fixing or cleaned in the house. I replaced my cleaners after this review. I cleaned the carpets and replaced the shower head. The inspections were increased for the house by my rental agency to weekly. My rental agency started a maintenance program to fix and visit the property on a more regular basis.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Panama City Beach Airport, Fl (ECP)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Shades Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Camp Creek
Nearest Restaurant
2.9 Miles
Bayou Bill's Crab House
Nearest Point of Interest
Spicy Noodle
Nearest Point of Interest
Camp Helen State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Wild Heron Shark's Tooth Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Carillon Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Winn Dixie
Nearest Point of Interest
Shades at Inlet Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Rosemary Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Camp Creek Golf Course

'Camp Creek Golf Course' designed by Tom Fazio(within 7 minutes), 'Shark's Tooth' designed by Greg Norman(within 5 minutes) and 'The Raven' designed by Robert Trent Jones(within 25 minutes), Tennis courts at Rosemary Beach within 3/10ths miles, Surf Fishing in front of house, Camp Helen State Park with 1/10th mile, 18 miles of bike trails along scenic 30-A


Rates & Availability

Inlet Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 20 2017 - Aug 12 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $220 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Must be 25 years or older to rent.
We do not rent from March 5-May 17.
Late Fall Monthly Rate $3400
Winter Monthly Rate $3000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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