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Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 28 nights


About the property

Ground floor on the beach. 1 Queen Bedroom + Queen Sofa bed, 1 Bath, Sleeps 1-4

NEWLY REMODELED. Gulf front. Walk right out to the pool and beach! Located on Thomas Drive beside World Famous Pineapple Willies, Sunbird is one of the original condo's on the beach. Its NOT a HUGE building with crowded beaches; just 2 towers, each with 12 floors. BEACH SIDE PARKING is gated and requires a code to access. All entrances to the pools are also gated separately. Free beach chairs (March 1 - October 15).

New Furniture February, 2017. Queen sleeper sofa has super comfy Tempur-Pedic mattress. ALSO CHECK OUT MY OTHER CONDO 329964, GROUND FLOOR, KING BEDROOM GULF FRONT.

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Call 205-541-5256 for more information.

JET SKI, PARASAIL, for rent ON BEACH in front of condo.

Sunbird is conveniently located with-in walking distance of several restaurants, shopping, a public golf course, recreational rentals and attractions. Please see the list of local ATTRACTIONS below as well as their location on the MAP. A 10 minute drive from the new PIER PARK Mall. 45 Minutes from DESTIN outlet malls.

NOTE: ALL units are 1 BR/1 BA, but the layouts differ. This is a 'C' unit. THIS UNIT IS GROUND FLOOR. Glass sliding doors open directly out front on the patio by the beach and pool. No need for elevators!

Sorry, no pets, no smoking in units, and the primary renter must be 25 years of age and stay the entire period (STRICTLY ENFORCED BY THE ASSOCIATION).

Sunbird Features:

-Fitness center

-Free WiFi

-3 swimming pools, 1 heated in winter

-A Charcoal BBQ grill

-Ice Machine

-Lighted Tennis Courts/Shuffle Board

-Drink and Snack vending

-Gated Access


-Free Beach Chairs and umbrella (March 15 - October 15)

-50' in Living room, w/ DVD player

-19' wall mounted flatscreen TV/DVD COMBO in bedroom

- Expanded Premium Cable + 46 music channels and 7 HBO channels

- Chairs on the deck

The Beach’s Best Dining:

Capt. Andersons


Saltwater Grill

Sisters of the Sea

Wicked Wheel


Pier Park: Margaritaville, Reggae J's, 5 Guys

Family Fun & Adventure:

Wonderworks Museum (the upside down house)


Shell Island Cruises

Pirate Ship Cruise

Charter Deep Sea Fishing Trips

Shipwreck Island Water Park

Miniature Golf

Dolphin Encounter Trips

Go-Kart Tracks

Monster Arcades

Charter & Group Fishing

“Ripley's Believe it Or Not'

Wonderworks Interactive Upside Down House

State Park

Rock'it Lanes Bowling

Gulf World, Movie Theatres & NEW Pier Park cinemas

Shopping at Pier Park

Bungee rides

Love us on Facebook at Bearden Beach Rentals. Call 205-541-5256 for more information.

Keywords: Condominium, condo, beach, ocean, ocean view, gulf, gulf front

More Details

Denise Bearden
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

About Denise Bearden

Greetings beach bums! We are Rex and Denise Bearden. We love being near water whether it be the ocean, lake, or a swimming pool. We fell in love with Sunbird back in 1994 and in a giant leap of faith, made the decision that we could own a piece of paradise. Our dream is to be able to spend more time with our grown children and our two beautiful grandchildren. We love meeting the friendly people who vacation at the Sunbird year after year. Being on the ground floor makes it easy to make friends. We have owned and operated, Rex's Auto Service in Birmingham, Alabama for 36 years, and you will find us there most weekdays. You can also reach me at

Denise Bearden purchased this condo in 1994

Why Denise Bearden chose Florida Panhandle

We were totally spoiled on our first visit to a ground floor unit at Sunbird. The pool and the beach are right out the door! No waiting on elevators - we simply walked out the door to paradise, and once on the beach, we walked through the sand in our swimsuits to Pineapple Willy's beachside entrance for the most incredible drinks and amazing food. We never had to leave the beach or catch an elevator. We knew we had found the best location on the beach. This condo was not even for sale, but we scoped out the best location, contacted the owner, and made it ours to share with you.

What makes this condo unique

Definitely Pineapple Willy's next door! My favorite thing is being able to walk up to Pineapple Willy's for a snack or drink from the beach. By far, though, the best benefit of our ground floor unit is that you are always right on the beach. No walking to the elevators and waiting. If your kids need to take a nap, you can still sit at the pool and be seconds away from checking on them.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I wanted to thank you for allowing our family to stay at your condo. We had a fantastic time! Not to mention, the location of the condo was fabulous. We look forward to staying there again in the future.
Jun 2013
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Panama City Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Remodeled in 2017. Shower/tub. Step stool for kids to reach sink. Lots of drawer,. shelf and bin storage.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size bed in Master Bedroom with fluffy pillows and down comforter. Bedroom features ceiling fan and tv. New Queen Sofa Bed in Living room with super comfy Tempur-Pedic mattress.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Lighted tennis court, shuffleboard, racquetball and gym on property. -All beach activity rentals (jet-skis, parasailing, Hobie cat and more) available on the beach in front of property. -Volleyball net on beach


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(53 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.8301888 based on 54 reviews

Amazing condo!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing stay. Located right on the beach and quick access to fun! Denise handled everything so professionally and was just a phone call away if needed. Will definitely book again!!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy that you loved it! That's my goal! Thank you for the kind words. Come on back soon!
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Perfect View, Perfect Location, Perfect Beach front Condo

  • 5 of 5

This 1st floor condo is absolutely the best of many things. Walk directly out on the deck with an unobstructed view of the beach and ocean (sometimes hard to find on 1st floor ). You are probably no more than 20 feet from the pool and poolside chairs to the right just outside your door. My favorite... you are literally steps to the beach chairs and ocean. No long walks in the hot sand to reach the beach chairs and ocean. Only steps to parking and the location on Thomas Dr. Is perfect!

Denise was the best. My reservation was last minute (9:30 pm the night before check in). She responded immediately and made sure I was set! I will be staying here many times in the future. This 1st floor condo and proximity to the beach completely ruined me!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect beachfront location

Close to all the good restaurants, especially saltwater grill

Everything was great. Would definitely rent this condo again.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location with a baby

  • 4 of 5

This was a cute little condo and the 1st floor location was perfect for a baby. Easy access to pool and beach. If we had any issues it was that the water in the shower never got hot. Other than that we were very pleased.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: On seeing this review, I had maintenance double check the water temp from the shower faucet. No problem found. I'm stumped on this one.
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  • 5 of 5

Our overall experience was beyond amazing. The rental is perfect and the owners are great. With any issues we had they were just a phone call away! I'd recommend this condo to anyone just wanting a relaxing and enjoyable vacation! Can't wait to plan our next trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 4 of 5

The condo was nice and clean, enjoyed being able to walk out onto pool deck and right down to beach. Also enjoyed having the included beach chair service. It was beautiful and convenient

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beach/water activity rentals available on the beach in front of the condo (para-sailing, jet skiing, banana boat rides and more).

Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum and Wonderworks are less than a mile away and an easy walk. You can also walk to Wal-Mart and fast food as well as several nice restaurants.

Shipwreck Island Water Park is only 2 miles away.

Gulf World Marine Park is 5 miles away-

Pier Park outlet mall and restaurants are a 10 minute drive.


Rates & Availability

Panama City Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 26 2017 - Sep 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 12 2017 - Oct 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 22 2017 - Nov 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
Ironman Weekend
Nov 2 2017 - Nov 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
New Year's Eve
Dec 29 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
28 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 16.0%

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Repeat guests or couples without children contact me for a reduced refundable damage deposit. Holidays, special events, and Spring and Fall Break rates may be higher.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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