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Beautiful New Construction! 4BR, 4 1/2 BA W/Gulf View !!!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Welcome to the 'SOUTHERN SHELL' your 'home' away from 'home!' A lovely cottage-style home just a brief stroll to the beautiful beaches of the Emerald Coast Enjoy a cocktail or read a book on one of the two stunning balconies this tastefully decorated 4 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath home features as the delightful Florida breezes soothe and relax you and yours. Venture down to the beautiful, white sand beaches featuring on-duty lifeguards, covered picnic and BBQ area plus changing room with showers and bathrooms all there for your convenience. You can even take advantage of the private beach chair and umbrella service offered to guests for a small fee.

Hungry? Walk across the street to Goatfeathers, a local favorite, for a good meal or purchase some delicious seafood from their fantastic fish market and prepare it in your beautiful, new kitchen or BBQ grill. Everything needed to create a lovely dining experience is at your disposal - including designer plates and dishes to lovely wine glasses and champagne flutes. You will want for nothing!

Fantastic boutiques and cafes are just a short stroll away at Gulf Place, an outdoor shopping and dining experience. Outdoor dining is offered at many of the featured restaurants and exquisite clothing, jewelry, and gifts fill the unique shops and boutiques just a short walk away. Come and visit with us once at the 'SOUTHERN SHELL' an you will visit for life!!!


More Details

Tracy Battaglini
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2017

About Tracy Battaglini

Our family traveled around the state and just fell in love with the Emerald Coast. We were blessed to find such good people to help us in building our 'dream home.' We hope you enjoy it as much as we do when we visit.

Tracy Battaglini purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Tracy Battaglini chose South Walton

The white, baby powder fine beaches against the emerald green Gulf just takes our breath away. It is truly God's paradise on Earth.

What makes this cottage unique

One of our family's favorite this gs to do while vacationing at 'Southern Shell is to stroll down to the beach to watch the su set and then to hunt for crabs with our flashlights. The kids just get the biggest kick out of it and it is great quality family time for free!!!


Santa Rosa Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • Every bedroom has its own full sized bathroom w/ beautiful appointments.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Beautifully decorated cottage-style home with lovely balcony off of master suite w/gulf views! XBOX available for the kids along with private TVs in every bedroom, lovely second floor balcony opens off of the living room/dining room to allowing for easy relaxation from the gorgeous florida breezes. Lifeguards available on beach during main season as well as beach chairs and umbrellas


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Beautiful New Construction! 4BR, 4 1/2 BA W/Gulf View !!!
average rating of 4.8 based on 35 reviews

The Stay with my friends was great but the owner was not so much and I was mislead!

  • 1 of 5

Me and my friends stayed at the home from April 1st-8th 2017 and we were so pumped for this trip so when we get to the home at 4:00 p.m as that is the check in time, the house was not at all that clean, some of the beds had sand on them and we found a nerf gun hidden behind the couch and we find some Doritos chips under the dinning table. Now that wasn't the problem of why i gave my review a one star but it was for the fact that the posting misleads a traveler. One of the first things we noticed is that there was no Xbox at all and there was no WI-FI in the home at all (for those who can't see where it says Wi-Fi on the posting, it is because it showed up on the phone app and this is what it reads. "Southern Shell offers Wi-Fi to all guest. the Wi-Fi system is a Verizon jet-pack which is located on the kitchen counter. The password is on the back. Please do not remove the Wi-Fi system from the kitchen counter.") So I attempted to contact Tracy, which took about 6-7 tries as she forwarded my calls and sometimes picked up and put the phone to side and i can hear talking in the back ground. So the first time I was actually able to talk to Tracy, she explained that the Xbox and Wi-fi was driving her bills up, so she removed the items, I would have been fine if that was in the description of the listing. I called her back another time after looking at her listing again to double check and i found so no evidence of her writing that they were taken out, so I explained to her that a lot of us had no service (T-mobile has no service in this area or barely any) and that we would like this resolved as I work off my laptop and some of us had school work to do and so she explained that there was no way to give us Wi-Fi and that she could credit us back $100, which i still have not seen, and so I explained that is fine but we'd much rather prefer the Wifi and that what she is doing is misleading and false advertising on her listing and then she hung up on me. In the end me and my friend made do and we had fun but I also filed a report with Homeaway about this situation and I would have given this review a 2 maybe 2.5 if that was possible, but because of the owners treatment towards me and being mislead about this home, this gets a 1 star and for those who are planning to stay here, know that she takes forever to respond through the homeaway app and that you should have her confirm with you in messaging that everything is there as promised.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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October Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as described. Location is great, very close to beach. Definitely an easy walk. Perfect accommodations for couples. Great access to bikes and bike paths. We have already recommended 30A and this location to friends. Tracy was prompt to reply and resolve any concerns.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cynthiana Kentucky

Awesome and amazing.

  • 5 of 5

We loved your home. This home provided everything we needed. We had 8 family members to stay in this home and we had enough space and privacy for everyone. Truly loved everyone had their own private bath room. The walk to the beach was short and nice. Such a great location and layout of the home. The decor was beautiful and relaxing. Would definitely stay again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home. Loved it. Cute and clean.

  • 5 of 5

The trip was wonderful. Had lots of fun. The house is wonderful. Could not ask for a better place to stay. Clean, stayed cool, close to the beach, decorated cute. It was like my whole family had their own section. It was awesome. Defiantly go back. Thank you soooo much Tracy.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome house!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Tracy for your hospitality! We loved the house it was spotless and beautiful, just as you said. I think it is the perfect size, it is much larger in person. We had a wonderful time and will definitely be back! Thank you again!!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Feels like home..... But better!

  • 5 of 5

This trip was our 3rd time staying in this house. We absolutely love the space, cleanliness, and the owner is always pleasant. It's very close to the beach which is a huge plus. We will be back again next year. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest

Lovely local restaurants and cafes offer outdoor dining within walking distance, many local artists and musicians add flavor to the many seasonal events held through out the year. Many local boutiques offer unique and stylish clothing to the area. Just a short ride to local movie theatre and amusement park for the kids as well as great outlet shopping for the big kids!,,,


Rates & Availability

Santa Rosa Beach Cottage Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.0%

Beautiful home offered at great rate, cleaning fee included in our rates as well

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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