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* Inquire about last minute rates - Beautiful 4 BR Pet Friendly WaterColor Home!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 3,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

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 has never been rented and awaits your family to enjoy wonderful beach memories.

Features:

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 all Bedrooms and a 50” over the Living Room Fireplace allow for enjoyable private 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

Property Manager
Karen Geiger
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

Amenities

Watercolor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • 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 ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

* Inquire about last minute rates - Beautiful 4 BR Pet Friendly WaterColor Home!
average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews
3

Sleep arrangements okay, but not comfortable living

  • 3 of 5

We booked this house last minute when we discovered that repairs had to be extended at our home. The owner was very cordial and easy to work with and we truly appreciate that it is pet friendly. The rooms were spacious and each had their own bathroom. The upstairs living area featured a kitchen with plenty of pantry storage and well stocked with cooking utensils and silverware. The huge island was almost too big and the fact that it (and the countertops) were marble meant that we had to be very careful with hot dishes. The big dining table had a centerpiece that would be better as a lazy Susan. The breakfast nook had a bench that was difficult for sitting. We appreciated the big flatscreen TV but the coax hanging in the air was a little unsightly.

The bikes were in poor shape, thus we rented newer ones.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We love Watercolor

  • 3 of 5

Great location for walking dogs and super

close to Camp Watercolor. House has great porches and more than ample space. It's design was a bit of a surprise and awkward having the kitchen and community area on the second floor. We've had a great week in Watercolor.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a nice review, the kitchen and main living space is on second floor to take advantage of the views of the Marsh from the rear porches as well as the Community from the 2,000 sf of porches this house enjoys. So, it is actually quite common in Watercolor if there is a view to have all living space up top, then the bedrooms are on bottom floor to make it more accessible to pop outside quickly with the dogs and kids. I barely go to my kitchen on 2nd floor unless I am cooking dinner, so I enjoy not climbing steps to the Laundry Room and main Bedrooms. Many guests choose also to eat out their meals, so the Reverse Plan works well for them. I hope you return with us again! Karen Geiger, Owner
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5

Perfect Family House

  • 5 of 5

We had 2 families on our trip, perfect amount of living space for large dinners and relaxing at the house. Has everything you need in the kitchen for just about anything you would like to cook. Great patios/porches to enjoy. We had a great time and would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hampton Cove, AL
5

Second stay as good as the first!

  • 5 of 5

This was our family's second stay in 6 months at this beautiful Watercolor home & just as we did the first time, we LOVED it! The home is very spacious & has everything you need to make your stay at the beach enjoyable. The bikes are wonderful to take you to & from the pool and/or the beach or if you want to just ride around the community. Linda is so easy to work with & always calls or emails back promptly. We are looking forward to many more visits!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Family Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

The home is absolutely beautiful, and is located in an ideal location of Watercolor. The kids were able to enjoy the park and the pool. We went to the beach everyday and it was amazing. The trails provided the perfect t landscape for early morning runs. I highly recommend this home for a vacation get away.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you loved our private residence and enjoyed the great location to the Camp Watercolor and the myriad of Bike Trails that are behind this house leading into the Lake District. The many parks surrounding the home are wonderful for the dogs and kids to play, and overall it is a perfect spot to retreat and rest with your family. Thank you for sharing your review and we hope you will return to stay again soon.
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Frisco, Texas
5

Beautiful Home! Can't wait to return!

  • 5 of 5

We fell in love with Watercolor! This house was amazing with the best of everything! Custom, custom, custom! Owner was fantastic! House was spotless! We were so pleased we could bring our 2 Shih tzu dogs with us! My 3 boys had a blast! The neighborhood is so quaint ....it's like a page out of a fairytale! Cars only go 15 mpg...yield to all pedestrians and folks biking! Gorgeous trees & views every way you turn! It was too hot to use the many screened in porch or fireplaces. But this would be wonderful in the fall and winter! With all the violence in the world today....this place is truly a getaway from the hustle n bustle...the negativity...etc. Its a place of relaxation, scenery...where people are respectful of each other. These pictures do not do this home justice. It surpassed my expectations and I'm a total travel snob. I did not want to leave. Can't wait to return next summer and every summer from then on!! Thank you for a wonderful family vacation!!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches Int'l Airport (ECP)
Nearest Beach
0.8 Miles
Rosemary 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.

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Rates & Availability

Watercolor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$765
$5,200
 
 
4th of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$850
$5,800
 
 
Summer
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 12 2017
4 night minimum stay
$765
$5,200
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$625
$4,200
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$695
$4,800
 
 
Fall **Reduced**
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$525
$3,450
 
 
Fall Break
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$625
$4,200
 
 
Late Fall **Reduced**
Oct 22 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$495
$3,200
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$625
$4,200
 
 
Winter
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,800
 
 
Christmas / New Year's
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
4 night minimum stay
$625
$4,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Amenities Fee ($31/day) $33
Cleaning Fee $300
Pet Fee $150
Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 11.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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