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6Br/4Ba.Lg.Executive Pvt.Home,Pv.Ht.Pool,Pet friendly, Gulf,Fenced Yard,

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

6bd.4ba.Lg.Home,Pr.Pool,Pet Friendly,25 beach,Fenced Yard.

Beachy 1970's Large Home with Private Heated Pool. This home is really 3 apts that I am renting as one unit. Downstairs apt. is 3 bedrooms, kitchen, living room, 2 bath. 2nd floor apt. is two bedroom, one bath with its own living room and kitchen. Sooo, you have two kitchens and two living rooms. Nice for multiple families for privacy. There is a large studio on 2nd floor with king bed and private bath. There is 2 sets of stairs outside on large lanai to enter your particular apt. There is a Private large heated beautiful swimming pool with lots of furniture around pool. There is parking for 4 or 5 cars. We are approx. 25 yards to the gulf of mexico. Beach entrance No. 17. There is a small view of beach from large 2nd floor deck. Deck has a striped automatic awning with LED lights . House is decorated with the florida beachy flair. Very cute!. There is a TV in every bedroom and living room. 2nd floor Apt. has two queen beds. Close to several eateries within walking distance. (Dat Cajun place, foghorns,Guadalahara Mexican)You can also catch the Trolley on Thomas Drive if you want to travel to Pier Park. Theme park is very close for movies and shopping. This house is decorated very Pottery Barn and European chic. There is more to do than sunbathe or walk on the most beautiful beaches in America. We enjoy riding our bikes around the neighborhood. There are lots of practically deserted streets to ride on and bike lanes all over the county. We also bring our jet skis and venture out on the gulf to watch the dolphins. I love the great shopping at Pier Park .We now have Ripley's Believe It or Not and putt-putt courses, which kids love . There is also Shipwreck Island for water park adventures. There are several dive shops on Thomas Drive if you like scuba diving. I have snorkeled on the jetties at St. Andrews Park. There is some good bike riding in the park as well. PCB is becoming more and more popular for motorcycle riding.I am very close to Ms. Newbys for the motorcycle group. The best thing about my house is the closeness to the Gulf of Mexico and, yet, still have a pool. Most beachfront private homes do not have the pool. My house is very large, artsy and fun. Come to enjoy and put your toes in the sand... 12 people max. TWELVE PEOPLE MAX . One or two dogs welcome at 100 each.

Property Manager
Jan Bates
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Jan Bates

Retired airline in 2012. Grew up in Ohio on a farm, went to school at University of Central Florida, Currently live in Florida. Own several houses in Panama city beach,(VRBO#998801 and Homeaway #3730821)I moved here because PCB has the best beaches in the world. White sand beaches right out the front door, laid back atmosphere. Cajan place resturant within walking distance and Foghorns. I have lived everywhere and this is definately the nicest beaches anywhere. I have made my homes very comfortable and try to put things in them that people will enjoy and want to come back to time and again. We strive for cleanliness,beauty, and peaceful

Jan Bates purchased this house in 2014

Why Jan Bates chose Gulf Lagoon Beach

25 yards to beautiful, white sandy beaches. We know you will love the house location. We have been visiting PCB for 15 years and have always wanted a place on or near Surf Drive. I love the little sixties style motels and beach homes in this peaceful little neighborhood. It is like walking back in time to a more innocent era. We know you will love the house location. This is a boutique one of a kind home. Its basically a triplex and I am renting the the whole house. 12 people max please. Dog can come for extra $100. Thanks so much.

What makes this house unique

Very large heated pool that is so close to the beach. Its nice to come in from the beach and hop in the pool. Fenced in property so is perfect for a small dog to visit. The front yard has artificial turf like the humane society uses in their complex. Also a beautiful fountain out front. Very zen and peaceful to sit with your dog or honey. This space has a large deck that is as large as the apt. Peek a boo view of gulf here. And beach is only 25 yards. The home has many beautiful features that a lot of other houses do not have. Very pretty and romantic house. please only 12 people max.


Gulf Lagoon Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • 1. Check out: remove sheets and pillowcases (Do Not remove mattress covers,decorative pillow shams, comforters) and bring to laundry room in carport
  • 2.Empty dishwasher and put the dishes used in the same place you found them.Do not mix upstairs kitchen things with downstairs.Do not leave dirty dish
  • 3. Do not leave excessive amounts of sand or dog hair on floors. If so, there will be a deduction.Please help maid to be able to turn property around
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , The two bedroom apt. has full bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor bathroom has shower, toilet, sink
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , 1st floor master bathroom has walk in shower and two sinks
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , studio apt. on 2nd floor has walk in shower (four total ba.)
  • Towels furnished, sheets furnished. You bring your own soap, paper products
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , The 2 bedroom apt. has two queen beds, one bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , the two bedroom apt. has two queen bedrooms and one bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , king bed on 1st floor master by pool
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1st floor apt. has 3 bd. and two baths (one king, 2 queens)
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1st fl. apt. has 3 bds.2 ba. (one king, two queens)
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , studio apt. has a king bed and bathroom, frig, microwave
  • We have a total of 6 bedrooms and four bathrooms. Twelve people max. Great outdoor shower. We are a pet friendly home.($100 for dog). We have put up fence that encloses the property. Great for pet. 25 yards to beach with peek a boo view of gulf of mexico. total 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms. One great outdoor shower. There is a heated private pool in back of house. Very cute. Two set of stairs , one in front and one out by pool. Apt. is very private. Artificial turf in front of house with barn doors going to outside. 25 yards to beach from the house. Very private house that is decorated very nice and well worth staying here. And we are pet friendly. Great for families and friends. Must be over 25 years of age. We want mature families who will take care of our home like it is theirs. Thanks for visiting. Jan
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Its a charming 1970's Retro style house close to the water (about 25 yards) large pool that can be heated. Lots of room to roam around and a very large outdoor space off the house facing the water. We do have a heated pool.Please do not request more than the alloted number of people 12 max .


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6Br/4Ba.Lg.Executive Pvt.Home,Pv.Ht.Pool,Pet friendly, Gulf,Fenced Yard,
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews

Wonderful vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time, Jan was very welcoming and accommodating to our needs! It honestly was a home away from home for us. We hated to leave and would definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Micbael for your kind review
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This was a great find. The property is off the crazy beaten path and a short walk to the beach

  • 5 of 5

Jan, the propert owner, was so accommodating and nice. She even decorated the deck and inside for a Christmas surprise. Inside was so comfortable and nicely decorated. The kitchen was large and lots of gadgets to make preparing a meal easy. We highly recommend a stay. We will be staying there the next time we go to Panama City Beach.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Terry and Kevin! I appreciate your kind review.
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Wonderful pet friendly property right at the beach!

  • 5 of 5

I only have positive things to say! Jan, the owner of the property, was wonderful! She made my dogs and me feel so welcome. The room was nice and clean. The pool was incredible. She has all kinds of floats to choose from. She definitely gives you your privacy. However, she is there if you need any recommendations. The property was well maintained and great for the dogs. We all had fun. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind review. Jan
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Absolutely Loved It!

  • 5 of 5

Let me first start off by saying we have never had such a great experience with a property owner like we had with Jan. Shes absolutely great! The studio apartment was cute, clean & cozy. The landscaping around the property was beautiful and the pool was great. We brought our Chihuahua to stay as well and she instantly made friends with Jan's dogs.The stay was great, just wish the rain would have held off a few more days. Hopefully we will get to visit PCB again and if we do we will be staying here again! -Sharon L.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much. You guys were great too!
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Perfect Couples Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The host greeted us nicely when we arrived, the room was so cute and cozy and we had all the privacy we could ask for. Great stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for the kind review. I appreciate you taking the time to do one. Jan
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Comfy, Cozy & Clean studio conveniently close to surf & sand!

  • 5 of 5

This PCB vacation rental, like all our other HomeAway experiences, was nothing but perfect! It was better and roomier than the photos show, tastefully updated and decorated, and comfortably furnished to more than meet our getaway needs. We only wish we had more time to spend there to enjoy the large porch and the inviting, clean pool, but we do love spending our days on the best beach around. We were pleased that the distance to the beach was very short with a public access walkway right there! The owner was considerate of our privacy, yet very available and eager to make our stay the best. She had everything one would need to enjoy a beach visit and was helpful in suggesting local eateries we would have otherwise overlooked. We hope we get a chance to spend a long weekend there again sometime very soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Debbie. What a kind thing to say. Please come back.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Panama City Beach International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Signal Hill, Hombre, Wyndom golf course, baseball
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Salt Water, Foghorns,Front Porch,Dat Cajun Place
Nearest Beach
25 yds to county beach access no. 17
Car: not necessary

Close to 5 golf courses, 25 yards to white sand beach, FogHorns, Club LaVela, Spinnakers, Pier Park, Putt-Putt Golf Course and other Miracle Strip ammenities, Zoo, Ripley's Believe It or Not, Water Park, shopping and dining, St Andrew's Park, Pier Park is the wow right now for shopping and eateries. There is a ron johns, Margariteville, Toostsies, Dilliards, Target. You can rent Beach Chairs out in front of house from Beach Services. There are two new resturants across the street from house. Chubbys, for great hamburgers, Dat Cajun Place


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

Taxes 12.5% Maid fee-$250.00, optional dog Fee-$100{Per Dog) This is a charming beach house close to water with a lovely pool. Not a party house. Must be over age 25 and we will check upon arrival. Any questions call me. Please fill out contract and return to me. This is for families only. We are not a party house.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.