|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
The miles of walking/biking trails along 30a. Wildlife, nature, crystal clear water and sugary white sand offer scenic beauty and tranquil surroundings.
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.
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!
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.
The Blue Parrot Cottage was a wonderful place for our vacation. We would highly recommend it!
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.
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!
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!
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.
Adjacent to Draper Lake
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
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 $35 per day Mar-Nov.
An excess water surcharge of $100 will be imposed for those adding water to cool the pool.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.