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* Beautiful 4 BR Pet Friendly WaterColor Home *

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

This spectacular WaterColor home has 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths & sleeps 10

Refined Island Style Custom Built home boasts Pet Friendly Features, and with 5,290 s/f under roof, it is the ideal family vacation spot. This stunning home has a prime location backing up to a tranquil marsh on Western Lake and also overlooks the pond on the western edge of Wood Fern Park directly across from Camp Watercolor. This means children and dogs can romp safely at the wonderful parks nearby, ride bikes (4 bikes are available for our guests) and go fishing out their front door. This home is a short walk away from Camp WaterColor. This family-friendly center is all about fun with streaming water features, a swimming pool, changing rooms, showers, a play fort & a soccer-field-size lawn.

Though the home is very large, it offers many intimate gathering spaces and is appointed with 200 year old Carlisle Hardwoods throughout. This gourmet chef’s kitchen is amazing with GE Monogram appliances including Beverage and Wine Centers, Double Ovens, a Viking Range Cooktop, plus 4 Kohler sinks and a huge center island for everyone to sit around and enjoy helping in the kitchen. Sink into heavenly Portuguese bedding from Peacock Alley and Restoration Hardware for a perfect’s night sleep. You will feel like a guest at a 5 Star Hotel on arrival. All 4.5 bathrooms have custom handcrafted tiles and amazing cabinetry.

Enjoy 3 fireplaces with gas logs overlooking both the Marsh and the Camp Watercolor area. This wonderful home awaits your family to enjoy wonderful beach memories.


4 Bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms - Master Suite with King Bed 1st Floor, 2nd Master Suite with King Bed 2nd Floor, Guest Bedroom with 2 Queen Beds 1st Floor & Guest Bedroom with 1 Queen Bed 1st Floor. There is also a Queen Sleeper Sofa in the Living Room on the 2nd Floor.

There is a new Baby Crib, High Chair and Pack N Play all stored in the house for Guest’s convenience.

Large Flat Screen TVs in 3 Bedrooms and a 50” over the Living Room Fireplace allow for enjoyable entertainment for all guests, along with DVD players in most bedrooms and Internet Access with High Speed DSL.

Designer Furnishings create a very pleasant comfortable environment for your family and pets.

Watercolor Community has been voted the # 1 Family Community and Resort for making memorable vacations. It boasts 499 acres of biking and many parks, water fountains and special secret places for children to explore. Benches provide places to rest & enjoy the surroundings, while lawns provide an open expanse, and shell-surface footpaths allow for relaxing strolls. Enjoy Western Lake for Yolo Boarding and Kayaking which connects directly to the ocean as a Rare Coastal Lake. Watercolor Resort has 4 Resort Quality Pools, including the Beach Club for Ocean Front Dining and Live music, an amazing gym with the finest Techno gym Equipment, The Watercolor Inn with 2 excellent restaurants and a Full Service Spa, and many special Shopping Boutiques. Best of all, Watercolor has easy access to both Destin and Panama City Beach via Hwy 395 for enjoying the local area’s many attractions.

More Details

Karen Geiger
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018


Watercolor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , BainUltra Air Jet Bathtub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • There are 4 1/2 bathrooms in this home. Each bedroom has its own private bathroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Suite - 1 king , Located on the 1st floor with an ensuite bathroom.
    2nd Master Suite - 1 king , Second Master Suite Located on the 2nd floor.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Located on the 1st floor with a private bathroom.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Located on the 1st floor with a private bathroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms - Master Suite with King Bed 1st Floor, 2nd Master Suite with King Bed 2nd Floor, Guest Bedroom with 2 Queen Beds 1st Floor & Guest Bedroom with 1 Queen Bed 1st Floor. There is also a Queen Sleeper Sofa in the Living Room on the 2nd Floor.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Some of the amenities at WatarColor: • WaterColor Beach • WorkOut at WaterColor Fitness Center • InnSpa • 6-Resort Pools • Tennis Center • WaterColor Bikes • Kayaks • Canoes • YOLO Boarding • Sharks Tooth Golf Club • Camp Creek Golf Club • Origins Golf Club • Lakeside walking trails • Bike Paths • Soccer Field • Electric Boat Ride • Guided Kayak Tours


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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* Beautiful 4 BR Pet Friendly WaterColor Home *
average rating of 4.625 based on 16 reviews

Huge house in the middle of everything!

  • 4 of 5

This house is absolutely huge! We had 8 adults and one child and never felt like we were on top of eachother. The kitchen is very well equipped for a vacation home, there was always an open bathroom and the sleeping arrangements were perfect for couples traveling.

A few things to note: The best beach access is located at the watercolor inn. YOU MUST HAVE PASSES TO ENTER THIS BEACH ACCESS AS WELL AS ALL POOLS. You can take a cooler with your own drinks/food to the beach but you CANNOT take a cooler into the pool area at the inn.

Parking at seaside is limited and will rarely be found on a weekend. Park at the free public beach parking located just west of seaside off of 30a. There were always spots available and its just a short walk to everything.

Print a map of Watercolor. It does not load on a smartphone or tablet properly so unless you have a computer you will likely miss out on some of what this place has to offer. We didnt find the kayak/paddleboard rental facility until our last day. We also spent our first two days looking for the best beach access, little did we know it was right under our noses.

For the bbq'er in the family they have a full size chargriller akorn cooker. I actually brought my own smoker because I didnt see that listed anywhere. It is in great condition as of my visit and has plenty of space to feed 9 people.

All in all this was a great house, in a great area with the most beautiful water/beach in all of Florida. I live in Clearwater and can assure you the water here make ours look like dirty bath water. You will be amazed at how clear/blue the water is even when overcast.

Thank you to both Linda and Karen for being so accomodating to our group and for allowing our family to make many great memories!


  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow Matt I am so happy you had such a great vacation. We have followed up already like adding 6 brand new bikes, changing light bulbs, and making sure the house is kept in good order for our guests. You are correct, Watercolor has amazing natural beauty everywhere you look, for a quick map, I would go to the Watercolor Inn if you forget to print, they have a full service Business Office and are very helpful to owners and my guests, offer great coffee and have a great restaurant on site. I do all my emails from there. Definitely all guests should kayak over to Grayton Beach on Western Lake and walk all the trails and see the many parks and fountains as well as beautiful flowers, Watercolor employs 31 landscapers full time, it is quite impressive and the service at the Beach Pool which is now heated is fantastic for food and drinks. Thank you for being such great guests! Karen
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Great spot in Watercolor

  • 5 of 5

Driving up to this spacious home in Watercolor was filled with excitement. We arrived and were immediately impressed with the layout, decorations and furnishings. Everything that you need to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable is inside the home and you will be located centrally to great restaurants, shopping and especially the beach! There are several pools within walking/biking distance and the grounds are serene. There are decks galore on this home as well. We were very pleased with our stay and gladly recommend this home to anyone needing to get away. The owner is very thoughtful and helpful and will make sure everything is right during your stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, great location, perfect for families!

  • 5 of 5

Great setting. Really nice and comfortable home. Fully equipped. Lots of TVs but we had so much fun, we never turned them on. Huge kitchen - perfect gathering space. Numerous Big outdoor decks that would be great 👍?🏻? In cooler weather. Close to great nature trails, pool, just minutes from the beach. Great AC keeps house cool in hot weather. Loved it

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with plenty of space. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were also wonderful guests, thank you for caring for our home like it was your own home. I hope you can return back to Watercolor soon and stay with us again!
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Beyond Expectations

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home. We enjoyed the spaciousness of the interior and porch areas. We would definitely stay here again. The kitchen was a fantasy come true for a family that loves to cook like ours. All the bedrooms were spacious. There was one of the bedrooms did not have a TV as advertised, but otherwise everything was as listed.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being so kind and appreciative of our Watercolor Vacation Home. It is indeed a fantastic kitchen, having 4 sinks to work at is a pleasure along with the enormous island to prepare and serve food to large groups and high end appliances. We think also the location is important next to the Camp Pool and Huge Soccer field and Frog Pool as well and Boathouse Pool, all 3 pools are just a short walk away. Thank you again for your review!
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Terrific house, Pleasant and helpful owner

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the house. It is perfect for a big family with each bedroom having its own bath. The management of the property could use some improvements as there are some details you have to learn as you go. When we arrived the parking passes and Watercolor passes that were in the kitchen were weeks old. We were denied entry at the pool the first day we went. After a call to the owner we discovered where the new ones were hidden. There was no high chair in the house which we were counting on. There is no queen pull out couch, however, after a call to the owner we discovered that there were 2 new memory foam mattresses that were quite comfortable. After straightening a few small issues out, we were able to settle in and enjoy our stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so sorry about hidden passes you found under the front door mat dropped off by Security and then the new mattresses in Master Closet we added to house were indeed there for your stay. I have ordered another High Chair and saw it had arrived in corner of foyer in box. I am so sorry you did not locate it before you left. Overall, I know Watercolor is a stickler for having passes with you, we really apologize you had such a situation arise and now the Maids are to put passes on foyer table, not under front door mat. You are so kind to write a review and allow us to know how to do a better job for future guests! Thank you so much and we hope you will return to Watercolor for another family vacation again soon.
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Juice Shop
Meltdown On 30A
Sandwich Shop
Wild Bill's Beach Dogs
Hot Dog Restaurant
Barefoot Barbeque
Barbecue Restaurant
Pickle's Snack Station
Hamburger Restaurant
Amavida Coffee and Tea - Seaside
Coffee Shop
Taco Bar Seaside
Mexican Restaurant
Shrimp Shack
Seafood Restaurant
Pizza Bar Seaside
Pizza Restaurant
Pizza by the Sea at WaterColor Crossings
Pizza Restaurant
Seagrove Village Market
Seafood Restaurant
Surfing Deer
Fine Dining Restaurant
Fish Out of Water Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
The Gathering Spot at WaterColor Inn
Sushi Restaurant
Cowgirl Kitchen
Breakfast Restaurant
723 Whiskey Bravo
American Restaurant
Cafe Thirty-A
American Restaurant
Angelina's Pizzeria & Pasta
Italian Restaurant
Brozinni Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Mi Casita Mexican Grill
Mexican Restaurant
The Perfect Pig Gourmet Market
The Red Bar
Another Broken Egg Cafe
Breakfast Restaurant
Bad Ass Coffee
Coffee Shop
Grayton Seafood Co.
Seafood Restaurant
Spanish Restaurant
The Craft Bar
Bar & Grill
Grayton Beach State Park
Latin American Restaurant
AJ's Grayton Beach
Hibiscus Vegetarian Cafe
Grayton Corner Cafe
Twin Oaks Farmstand
Organic Restaurant
Hurricane Oyster Bar & Grill
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Black Bear Bread Co.
Chanticleer Eatery
American Restaurant
Pickle Factory
Pizza Restaurant
Seaside Food Trucks
Fast Food Restaurant
Roux 30A
Steamboat Grill
Bar & Grill
Old Florida Fish House
Seafood Restaurant
Eden Gardens State Park
Bruno’s Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Marie's Bistro
Mediterranean Restaurant
Johnny McTighe's Irish Pub
The Rolling Dog
Hot Dog Stand
Mile Marker Fifteen
Southern Restaurant (US)
Redds Fueling Station
Red's Chicken Shack
Chicken Restaurant
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches Int'l Airport (ECP)
Nearest Beach
0.8 Miles
WaterColor Beach
Car: recommended

WaterColor is a vibrant beach resort and residential community that is tucked between the beautiful beaches of the Emerald Coast and Western Lake, a natural 220-acre coastal lake. WaterColor community is rich in natural beauty, along with numerous amenities & activities available.




Additional information about rental rates

Amenities Fee ($31/day) $31
Cleaning Fee $375
Pet Fee $150
Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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