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Direct Gulf Front, 7 Bedroom, Enormous Home. 4500 Square Feet!

Bedrooms 7
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 7 Bedrooms + Loft, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 37)

810 Ariola Drive, Pensacola Beach

This is not your typical beach rental!

This executive home is a fantastic 7 FULL bedroom, 4 bath direct gulf front home.

Provided are 2 story glass windows, not found in the typical single story rental. They will take your breath away. Be spellbound by the exquisite island water views from every single room! No one will sacrifice the water views, the sounds, the scents.

Unlike typical smaller homes, you will love our exceptional spacious dining room where you can share special meal times....together.

A bounty of space is afforded the entire family to spread out and relax. The brick foyer leads up to the main living area. Here you’ll find an open floor plan with two story ceilings, large flat screen TV panoramic windows, and plenty of comfortable seating to enjoy the view, including a sleeper sofa.

The large, eat-in galley style kitchen has lots of prep area, two full size refrigerators, breakfast bar and kitchen table. Seating for 10.

The exceptionally spacious dining room will seat 18 comfortably.

Bedrooms 1 and 2 are located off the kitchen and share a hall bath. Bedroom 1 offers 2 full beds, TV and gulf views. Bedroom 2 has one king bed and large TV. There is also a laundry room with sink on this side of the house.

Located on the opposite side of the living room, the master suite offers a king bed, a twin-sized sleeper sofa, private bath with oversized shower, garden tub, and beautiful gulf views.

The top floor of my home features a loft area with sleeper sofa and a twin-sized ottoman pullout overlooking the living area. Four more bedrooms are located on this level.

Bedroom 4 has two queen sized beds, TV, gulf views, and a full bath that also opens onto the hall. Bedroom 5 is a bunk room with 2 sets of full over full bunk beds, one with a twin trundle, and a large TV. Bedroom 6 has 2 queen beds, TV and a twin-sized ottoman pullout. Bedroom 7 has a queen bed, a full daybed with twin trundle, large TV and gulf views. All three of these bedrooms share a hall bath.

Other amenities include the upper gulf side deck area with a grill, Adirondack chairs, and a large outdoor dining table. This deck overlooks the beach and a fenced area allowing guests to watch their children or dogs playing safely below.

Again, unusual in beach properties is a newly" finished" downstairs area that provides covered lounging as well as plenty of space for events such as wedding receptions.

Truly exceptional.

There is plenty of covered parking, an outdoor shower, and a fenced in beach area that opens directly onto the beach,

My home is ideal for large families who enjoy vacationing together, weddings, events or family reunions.

Keywords: private home, executive, gulf front, beach, large, dog friendly, weddings, reunions, corporate retreat, events.

Please feel free to contact me directly:

More Details

Property Manager
betsy robins
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2017

About betsy robins

This is my home and I take it seriously. If there was ever to be a complaint I want to know about it!

I am actively involved in the management and in keeping an eye on things but reservations are made through a professional Agency who has far more resources and can provide more immediate service than I am able.

betsy robins purchased this house in 2005

Why betsy robins chose Pensacola Beach

Love Pensacola Beach and especially this location. No high rises in our area, yet close to all central activities. Love being by the playground, trolley stop and tennis courts. It is also THE perfect location for people watching.

My home is located on a large access which provides an expansive view and significant space between you and the house next door.

It is also the access that the fire department utilizes for rescues enabling eye witness views to emergency operations.

What makes this house unique

Our home is large, comfortable. One of the few places large groups can get together without feeling cramped. This is a home that was built for living comfortably unlike the typical rental where the emphasis is on packing in the most people possible.

I recently looked over the reviews and am humbled by the comments. Thank you, all. It is gratifying to know that I've helped, in a small part, to help you create a wonderful memory.


Villa Segunda House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 37
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Split-System Heating
  • Study Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 19 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bath, garden tub, double shower, gulf views
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upper level, full bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main level, gulf views
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upper level, sound views
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 37
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Main level, gulf front
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , Upper, gulf front
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Upper, gulf and sound views
    Bedroom 6 - 2 queen , Upper, gulf and sound views
    Bedroom 7 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , Queen sleeper,full/full bunk, upper, gulf front
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upper. queen sleeper Gulf front
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master, main level, gulf front
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , main level, gulf and sound views
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (7), Double Beds (3) 1 bunk full/full 1 regular, Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) 3 queen size sleeper sofas
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our location is perfect, we are so close to the activities, yet offer the peace of a residential setting. The beach is for walking! Most core activities are within 6 blocks. Alternatively, seasonal free trolley service will take you to all the core activities including fine restaurants, shops, beach side pavilions and Jimmy Buffets new Margaritaville. Most unusual is the fact that every single room in our home provides full, gorgeous water views. Unlike most homes, our main living area features two story walls of glass enabling unsurpassed ocean views. All rooms are water view.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Direct Gulf Front, 7 Bedroom, Enormous Home. 4500 Square Feet!
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Large Family

  • 5 of 5

Great for large families. Only steps to the beach and after spending all day at the beach, there were enough bathrooms and showers for everyone to quickly clean up for Dinner. Evenings on the deck with the stars overhead and the gulf waves crashing in the background made this the perfect house for relaxing during daytime and nighttime. While the adults were on the deck, through the large windows, we could still observe the smaller children in the living area watching movies and playing with their electronics. We will return.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Jim. It was my pleasure having you and meeting that glorious family of yours! See you next year and look forward to it! Betsy
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Bloomsburg, PA

Perfect Getaway for Large Families

  • 5 of 5

This house is incredible. Very well maintained, spacious, gorgeous views...I could go on and on! There was ample room for our large family group - everything we needed was at our disposal, and the owner is a wonderful person. I look forward to spending more time here in the future!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, so much, Wendy!! I do hope you'll come back!!!
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5 0

Great Rental for a Crowd

  • 5 of 5

I recently rented this house for a family Christmas, we had people from all over the country. The house was spacious and comfortable, the view was amazing, and the owner was very helpful. It was amazing to be steps away from the ocean and to be somewhere that felt like home.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, so much, for your positive review!! I'm so happy to hear that you had a great time and enjoyed your stay!
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4 0

Excellent experience!

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for the perfect beach house to gather as a family to celebrate an important event for one of our family members. This house was just what we were looking for! It had 'lots of rooms to accommodate our large group and the amenities supported the activities and numbers in our group. For example, two refrigerators, two grills, several large tables to accommodate everyone sitting down to enjoy meals together as a group. We never felt like we were on top of each other. In fact, the open floor plan made everyone feel so comfortable which only further supported our ability to interact and have fun. I would definitely recommend this house to others. And - to top it off - the owner could not have been more pleasant to work with. She was very friendly, accommodating, reasonable with her "customer comes first" attitude. An overall A+ experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Debbie, thank you so much for your positive review!!! I'm delighted things worked out and always worry. You're welcome back anytime! Thanks again! Betsy
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4 0
Alexandria, LA

What A Family Gathering Spot !

  • 5 of 5

We annually gather as an extended family at the beach, a tradition that we all eagerly await each year. This gorgeous home was so conducive for our main purpose, togetherness. The wall of windows overlooking the beach in the living and breakfast table area as well as the feeling of openness provide the perfect situation for us all to be together for games, watching movies and sports programs, in addition to the meals that we enjoy together in the accommodating (seats up to 18) dining room that often became our game room. Our clan included 28 for several days this year including small grandchildren, young people and their friends, young parents and us four "seasoned" beachgoers.

As you can tell, this is one of our favorite houses, partly due to the fact that the necessary effort is expended to keep it in good shape; we just returned for our third stay. Of course there will always be a missing item that occurs with a rental house but just ask "and ye shall receive", and promptly too. If you have the opportunity to deal with the owner you will find her to be very responsible and trustworthy.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home for family gatherings

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family has been 'beaching it' every summer for many years. And this is the best house we've ever found to accomodate the variety of needs of our group of many age-groups - [great location] relatively secluded beach, close to amenities, 5 minute drive to grocery store [and great house] large living room open to two floors, large dining room for family dinners, large deck overlooking the beach. The owner is very responsive. For those of us with young kids as well as our more 'seasoned' family members, this house has met everyone's needs. Thanks for having us

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's become tradition welcoming you! Thank you so much for selecting my home and always being such wonderful guests!
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Peg Leg Pete's
Hemingway's Island Grill
Crabs - We Got 'Em
Sandshaker Lounge & Package
Bamboo Willy's
Sabine Sandbar
Bamboo Willie's Beachside Bar
The Grand Marlin
Waffle House
Key Sailing
Naval Aviation Museum Store
McGuire's Irish Pub
Captain Joey Patti's Seafood Restaurant
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
on beach
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Gulf Breeze
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
on beach
Nearest Beach
You are ON the beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Our home location is ideal
Car: recommended

New Jimmy Buffett Margarittaville!, Naval Air Museum, Historic Pensacola, IMAX, Drive to All Emerald Coast Amenities, Water parks, Miniature Golf, Golf, Fun Center, Ft. Pickens, Naval Live Oaks National Park, Foley Outlet Center, Silver Sands in Destin, Bike Rentals, Fun Cars, Seasonal Beach Concerts, Free Trolley, Close to Pensacola Airport .

My home is large and welcomes events such as weddings, reunions and is suitable for Corporate Retreats.


Rates & Availability

Villa Segunda House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2018 - May 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
late spring
May 21 2018 - Jun 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
early summer
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 20 2018
7 night minimum stay
late summer
Jul 21 2018 - Aug 10 2018
7 night minimum stay
Aug 11 2018 - Oct 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2018 - Feb 28 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning/damage insuranc $450 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee $100
Event permits $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Damage deposit and cleaning fees are not refundable.

Cancellations made within 90 days of reservation are not refundable.
Minimum age is 25 years. Any misrepresentation of age will result in cancelled reservation and deposit will not be refunded.

RESERVATION PAYMENTS & ADVANCED RENT: A minimum of 50% advance rent payment is required at time of reservation. Final payment is due in full 90 days prior to arrival. You may pay with cash, personal check, traveler's check, money order, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. Should your personal check be returned for any reason, there will be a $35.00 returned check fee added to your balance. You will be charged for the entire length of stay reserved and will not be refunded for checking in late and/or checking out early.

CONFIRMATIONS: You will receive a confirmation letter after we receive your advance payment. Please verify your arrival and departure dates, reserved accommodations, and rental amount due. Please contact us immediately if you find a discrepancy, otherwise it will be assumed correct.
ONLINE RESERVATIONS: All online reservations are considered tentative until we process the payment and apply your 50% advance rent payment. If you elect to purchase the travel insurance, the premium will be added to the 50% advance rent. Online quoted prices do not include additional pet fees,
CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations are subject to a cancellation fee of $50.00. Your advance rent payment, less the cancellation fee, will be returned if the reservation is cancelled 90 days prior to arrival. All reservations cancelled within 90 days of your arrival date will forfeit the entire advance payment. To prevent loss of rental payments, we strongly recommend purchasing Trip Insurance. A change in property selection is considered the same as a cancellation since the properties are individually owned.

Please note the 90 day cancellation policy!

Manager'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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