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Local Favorite 'Blue Parrot Cottage' South of 30-A/Private Heated Pool!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Gulfview Heights House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

We love our gulf view home and know you will too! The house is located in the heart of prestigious Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, south of Scenic 30-A. Enjoy a relaxing and memorable family vacation in our spacious two bedroom, two bathroom house with private heated pool. The house sleeps 6 comfortably and is a short two minute walk from the driveway located at the northeast corner of Gulfview Heights and Betty St. to the dune walk over. We are adjacent to the beautiful Draper Lake making this a perfect getaway for nature lovers. Our home away from home offers great location and value, peaceful surroundings, scenic beauty and is close to all amenities.

Santa Rosa Beach is a quiet community nestled beside the Gulf of Mexico. Located approximately 15 miles east of Destin, FL, Santa Rosa Beach offers easy access to shopping, restaurants, deep-sea fishing, family friendly activities, golf courses and airports. Seaside and Watercolor are 5 miles west of us, Rosemary Beach capping the far west end of the corridor. Natural beauty abounds along scenic 30-A with miles of walking and biking trails, nature preserves, wildlife, Dune Lakes, sugary white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters.

Home and Furnishings

Our home is constructed on raised pilings to provide partial views of the Gulf from the large covered wraparound porch. The cottage decor is cozy and includes Italian porcelain tile floors, crown molding, cherry cabinets, Corian kitchen counter tops, premium broadloom, Sealy Posturepedic Plush matresses, Maytag stainless steel kitchen appliances and GE washer and dryer. Relax and enjoy the gulf breeze on the covered deck complete with cedar Adirondack Chairs, tables, ceiling fans and natural gas Broilmaster Premium Grill.

Our cottage is fully furnished and equipped with all the comforts of home. Each bedroom has a wrought iron headboard and bench. The master bedroom has a king size bed and the guest room has a queen size bed. Each bedroom includes a 20' television with bluray player, portable radio and alarm clock. Hair dryers, towels and all linens are provided except beach towels. The living room includes a full size sectional sleeper sofa, a 42' HDTV with a Smart Bluray player and a Soundfreaq Bluetooth enabled system with FM radio. Not only does Sound Kick bring music to life, it plays any audio files from your mobile devices. The kitchen has a 19' HDTV and is fully equipped with stainless steel refrigerator/ice maker, self-cleaning range, dishwasher and microwave, toaster, coffee maker, blender, dishes, utensils and glassware. Other amenities include ceiling fans, new washer/dryer, iron/ironing board, gas grill, beach/pool toys/floats, cards/games, a large selection of movies, 6 beach chairs and a beach umbrella. Wireless high speed internet is complimentary.

Private Pool

We have a large corner 1/3 acre lot which includes a lush lawn with irrigation system, natural vegetation and a sparkling 13' by 26' private heated pool. Outdoor furniture, floats and pool toys are included; the pool is not shared with any other houses.

Beach Access

Our beach house is on the northeast corner of Gulfview Heights Street and Betty Street, facing the Gulf. It is a short two minute walk form the house to the Gulfview Heights beach access (see aerial photo), no traffic or busy roads to cross. Restrooms, outdoor showers, covered picnic pavilion and BBQ grill are available for your convenience. The house includes 6 light-weight aluminum beach chairs and a beach umbrella for your use. We do not provide beach towels.

Dune Lakes/Draper Lake

Draper Lake is located at the end of Betty St. and offers a unique experience with its diverse ecosystem.

Nearby Activities

Bring your bikes or rent them nearby and explore the 20-mile-long bike/walking trail, nature preserves and 11 dune lakes. Access to the trail is just steps from the house and runs the entire length of Scenic 30-A.

Dining/Shopping

Several shops and restaurants are within walking or biking distance, as is Goatfeathers Restaurant & Seafood Market. The shops, restaurants and seasonal events of Gulf Place Resort are just half a mile to the west and accessible via the bike/walking trail. There are several upscale and popular beach communities to explore along Scenic 30-A including Seaside (6 miles) Dune Allen, Gulf Place, Blue Mountain Beach, Grayton Beach, Watercolor, Seagrove Beach, Seacrest, and Rosemary Beach. The Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club is located less than a mile from Blue Parrot Cottage.

Keywords: House, Views of Gulf, Draper Lake

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

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french, german, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2016
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About The Owner

We fell in love with the area 15 years ago and have never looked back. We hope you love our home as much as we do! Warmest regards from our family to yours :) A special thank you to all of you who have helped us make BPC possible!

The Owner purchased this house in 2010

Why The Owner chose Santa Rosa Beach

The miles of walking/biking trails along 30a. Wildlife, nature, crystal clear water and sugary white sand offer scenic beauty and tranquil surroundings.

What makes this house unique

Gulf views, private heated pool steps to the beach and Draper Lake. Bike paths, beach access with restrooms, parking, showers, picnic area and lifeguards. Walk or bike to Gulf Place or short drive to Destin and Seaside. Proximity to airports. Free WiFi.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Linda,



Your rental was perfect. I have been using VRBO for over seven years and yours was by far the best! Not only was the place well equipped and clean but your involvement with the customer was outstanding. I can't thank you enough!



Best,



Jeff
Sep 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(66 traveler reviews)

Local Favorite 'Blue Parrot Cottage' South of 30-A/Private Heated Pool!
average rating of 5.0 based on 86 reviews
United States
5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Hats off to Linda, who is very good at this and does a fantastic job! Everything you might need is there, including comfy beach chairs, umbrellas and pool toys. BPC is very welcoming and relaxing. House is super clean. Always love seeing BPC on my wifi list. We are up to 28 perfect sunsets at BPC over the years and can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both, it is always a pleasure having you. You are the extended family I have been missing ....my home is always open to you. Love you...Linda
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5

An oasis

  • 5 of 5

The Blue Parrot Cottage was a wonderful place for our vacation. We would highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, we hope to see you again. Best, Linda
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Cleveland, Ohio
5

Best week of the year

  • 5 of 5

We've been staying at Blue Parrot for many years. No other vacation destination lives up to this paradise. The house is always in excellent condition. The pool is perfect. You can't beat the location - walking distance to the beautiful beach, ice cream shop, Goat Feather's fish market and Local Catch. Everything you need, all within a few minute walk. The owner is always quick to address any questions or concerns. We plan to stay here for years to come! We absolutely love it.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jen you know I consider you family after all these years! Thank you for your continued confidence in us! See you in August....hugs...Linda
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5

Blue Parrot Cottage has it all!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Blue Parrot Cottage and it is by far our favorite beach getaway! Blue Parrot Cottage is perfect for those looking to escape the crowd. The house is an easy 1 block walk from the beautiful beach, and the owners kindly provide beach chairs, boogie boards, etc. for use at the beach. The bike path can be accessed directly at the foot of the cottage and the private pool is the greatest luxury after a day at the beach or biking/running on the bike path. The cottage is spacious, clean, and comfortable with an awesome balcony porch and outdoor grill. Coffee and dining shops are also easily accessible by foot or bike. Once you experience Blue Parrot Cottage, you will want to return again and again!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa thank you so much for your kind words. It was wonderful to have you back! Until the next time keep in touch! Linda
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5

PERFECT IN EVERY WAY!

  • 5 of 5

We love Santa Rosa and this was our first stay at Blue Parrot. The house felt just like home. It was very clean, spacious, with comfortable beds. Linda is amazing and a blessing and now my life long friend! She provides more than most such as beach chairs, things for the pool and beach, games, movies..... always thinking of the families at her home. The location and walk to the beach was perfect. We have three kids and it was just a minute walk and we are at the beach. The pool is a must have in our family and so we truly enjoyed it! We have found our summer home and will see you next year Blue Parrot! Thanks for everything, Linda. I'm so thankful the Lord brought our friendship through your beautiful home. God Bless!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christine it is a real blessing having you stay with us! You are an amazing person and I look forward to our continued friendship. All my love, Linda
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Tinley Park, IL
5

Our Favorite Vacation Destination!

  • 5 of 5

We have rented this house from Richard and Linda for the past four years! We absolutely love everything about it! The walk to the beach is so short and we use the pool everyday. There are beach chairs and an umbrella that we used at the beach each day. When you want to get away from the sun for awhile, you can enjoy the breezes on the porch. Linda is such a wonderful person I feel as if we are friends although we have never met. She equips the house with everything you could need. If there is something you need, she will do her best to accommodate you. Each year we visit our favorite restaurants, but try to find a new one to visit. We enjoy Chanticleer, Hurricane Oyster Bar, The Craft Bar, and of course Blue Mountain Creamery. We can't wait to return in 2017.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carolyn I am so thrilled that your son got engaged at our home!!!! Im very excited and thrilled to have been able to share in that with you. Hugs...Linda
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Map

The Red Bar
"People love this place, I am however indifferent! Cash only!"
Bud and Alley's
Watercolor
Great Southern Cafe
Goatfeathers Restaurant
"Restaurant and Fresh Seafood Market"
Gulf Place
"Coffee shop, restaurants, pharmacy, art booths and a variety of shops and boutiques."
Walmart Supercenter
"Categories: Shopping Department Stores Shopping Fashion Department Stores Food Grocery Shopp..."
Publix Super Market at South Walton
"2038 US Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL (850) 267-0582 () _ publix.com "
Starbucks -- CLOSED
Cafe Tango
Another Broken Egg Cafe
Stinky's Fish Camp
"Be prepared to wait in line........no reservations! Cash only, better get there early!"
Grayton General Store
Blue Mountain Beach Creamery
Goatfeathers Seafood Market
State Park Hiking Access
Cafe Thirty A
Vue on 30A
Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club
The Fresh Market
"Beautiful gourmet food!"
Crust Artisan Bakery
"Yummy!"
Mitchell's Fish Market - Sandestin
"Our New Favorite Place!!!"
Marlin Grill
Stinky's Fish Camp
"Be prepared to wait in line........no reservations! Cash only, better get there early!"
Pompano Joe's
Blue Parrot Cottage
Grayton Beach State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Blue Parrot Cottage
Nearest Point of Interest
Goatfeathers
Nearest Point of Interest
Gulf Place
Nearest Point of Interest
Walmart
Nearest Point of Interest
Publix
Car: recommended

Adjacent to Draper Lake

Rates & Availability

Gulfview Heights House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
Flat fee
 
 
Winter
Dec 3 2016 - Dec 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
$195
$1,195
$2,295
 
 
Christmas Break
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$255
$1,595
 
 
New Years
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
Early Spring 2016
Feb 18 2017 - Mar 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$235
$1,395
 
 
Spring Break 2017
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,895
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 8 2017 - May 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
$265
$1,695
 
 
Summer 2017
May 20 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,295
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$195
 

Additional information about rental rates

Owner Administration $75
Cleaning $135
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Terms of rental subject to valid drivers license ID and Rental and Policies Agreement. Must provide ID to confirm reservation.

Family rentals only. No events. No pets, no smoking, no students or singles.

Pool heating is an additional $30 per day Mar-Nov.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Gulfview Heights House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Separate shower and toilet area in master bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Available on a rental basis locally, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Ceiling Fans, Movies, Cards, Games, Garbage Disposal, Blender, Private Heated Pool with floats & pool toys, 6 Beach Chairs and umbrella provided

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