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5Br/3Ba Pv.House w/2 kitchens,2Liv Room,Pv.Pool,Pet friendly,25yd. to Gulf Mex.

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Large Pr.Home 5 bd,3ba,2Kitchen,Pr.Pool,Pet Friendly,25 beach,Fenced yard.

Beachy 1970's Large Home with Private Heated Pool. I am renting the downstairs 3 bd. apt with two bath and the 2 bedroom apt. with one bath upstairs. So, we have two full kitchens,2 full living rooms, 5 bedrooms, and 3 bathrooms total. There is a 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. There are two living rooms. One king bed in master on first floor and two queens on first floor. 2nd floor 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...

Property Manager
Jan Bates
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

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. Its a large home with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. This is a boutique one of a kind house that wants to give the customer a good experience for a decent price. 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. 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.


Gulf Lagoon Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • 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
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , The two bedroom apt. has full bathroom. Studio has full ba.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , first floor bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , master bathroom has walk in shower, toilet, and two sinks
  • The two bedroom apt. has two beds and one full bathroom. . 1st floor apt. has two bathrooms. 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 , master bedroom on main floor with door to pool area in back
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , downstairs apt. has 3 bedrooms, 1 king, 2 queens
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , total of 5 bedrooms, 3 downstairs and two upstairs.
  • We have a total of 5 bedrooms and three bathrooms. 12 people max. 2 kitchens, 3 bathrooms, outdoor shower, 2 living rooms. 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 are 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2 kitchens, 2 living rooms. There is a heated private pool in back of house. Very cute.
  • 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
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • 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. I am renting the upstairs , 2 bedrooms upstairs.w/one bathroom..I am also renting the 3 bd. apt. downstairs We do have a heated pool.Please do not request more than the alloted number of people 12 max . we do have one outdoor camera at entrance. you must be honest as to total number of people or dog as we will check.


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5Br/3Ba Pv.House w/2 kitchens,2Liv Room,Pv.Pool,Pet friendly,25yd. to Gulf Mex.
average rating of 4.85 based on 20 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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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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Pretty home and grounds with a great location for beach access and attractions

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here. Our room was cozy and I loved the pool and mural on the fence. Great location as well.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Patty. Hope you come back as you are starting to build your house down here. It was lovely meeting you guys.Jan
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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

Refundable damage deposit $500
maid fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

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.

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