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The Sunshine House At Eventide - Beachfront Luxury 1 Mile From Pensacola Beach

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Br, 3.5 Ba, Sleeps 10 - Great Beach And Yard For Endless Family Fun

Everything you need to make this vacation the best one ever is right here in this amazing home! A wrap around deck provides the perfect spot for you and your family to watch dolphins, sailboats, the world famous Blue Angels, and more! You'll find gorgeous views from every room in the house!

This home has a large 3D television in the main room, with enough 3D glasses for 11. A vast library of regular and 3D movies is available, as is a Wii gaming system and a cabinet full of board games. There is also an abundance of children's and adult books.

In the garage, you'll find two kayaks (a single seater and a two-seater), a standup paddleboard, and enough floats and rafts for the entire family to enjoy! The shallow waters of the sound are absolutely ideal for small children!

There are plenty of sun umbrellas and a 13' x 13' canopy for those who want to enjoy the beach while staying cool in the shade. You can also ride any of the available bikes along the paved path running parallel to Gulf Islands National Seashore!

For those who like to fish, there are mullet, flounder, and redfish right in your back yard! The outside shower makes it convenient to wash the salt off before going inside, and the washer and dryer in the garage are perfect for beach towels.

The gourmet kitchen is a chef's paradise! Double ovens, a large island, a gas-top range, and two refrigerators make cooking and baking here a real treat! The breakfast bar seats five, and the dining room table seats eight, so there's plenty of room for everyone!

Other great amenities include:

* an elevator to assist with heavy luggage, groceries, and tired legs

* a Kitchenaid professional stand mixer

* two blenders (margaritas!)

* a Vita-Mix (smoothies and shakes!)

* a large crockpot (for easy meals at the beach!)

* a Keurig Vue coffee machine (Vue cups not included)

* two standard coffee pots

* a high efficiency washer and dryer off the kitchen

* a high-powered spotting scope and several sets of binoculars

* a gas grill in the garage

* a gas fireplace

* coolers and life jackets galore!

This amazing home is minutes away from Pensacola Beach without the beach traffic or beach tolls, and it's located right next to the toll bridge of Pensacola Beach. This gorgeous home sleeps 10-12 with 1 King, 2 Queens, a sleeper sofa, and two extra large cots (inflatable mattresses are available to accommodate even more sleepers!).

Sunshine House does not allow pets and is strictly non-smoking.

More Details

Stephanie Friedrich
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Stephanie Friedrich

I grew up in the Midwest, but have been drawn to the water and beach since I was little. I have a large family who loves this home as much as I do, and we're all eager to share its amazing beauty with you!

Stephanie Friedrich purchased this house in 2011

Why Stephanie Friedrich chose Florida Panhandle

I vacationed in this area as a child and fell in love with the emerald waters, white sand beaches, and southern hospitality. When I was ready to buy a "forever" home, the only option I ever considered was beachfront in the panhandle. In the few short years I've owned this amazing home, it has provided endless memories with my family and friends, and I'd like to let other families experience the same.

What makes this house unique

As soon as you walk through the front door, this place just feels like home! It has the added security of being in a gated community, so there are no worries about letting kids run around the neighborhood and play with the other children. Since this home is hidden behind a shopping center, you feel the beauty and safety of seclusion on your own private beach, but you're still within walking distance of all the amenities. It really is the best of both worlds!

The wrap around deck provides two chaise lounges for sunning, but also a great shaded area where you can enjoy your morning coffee or watch the kids play in the water while you enjoy the afternoon breeze in the shade! The seating area on the ground level patio also offers great views of the water, and there's nothing better than an afternoon nap in the hammock!


Gulf Breeze House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , shower , With rain shower head and wall jets
    Blue/Seuss bath - toilet , jetted tub , Relaxing jetted garden tub
    Next to Green Bedroom - toilet , shower , With wall jets
    Garage - toilet , outdoor shower , Toilet & sink in garage, outdoor shower on the patio
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king
    Blue/Seuss - 1 queen
    Green - 1 queen
    Cots - 2 twin/ single , Two extra-long cots (located in Master closet)
    Inflatable mattresses - 2 double , Inflatable mattresses located in blue/Seuss bedroom closet
    Office - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size sleeper sofa
  • Four bedrooms, two cots, and two inflatable mattresses means there's enough room for everyone!
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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The Sunshine House At Eventide - Beachfront Luxury 1 Mile From Pensacola Beach
average rating of 4.85 based on 20 reviews

What an amazing vacation

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home has everything you need for the perfect vacation! The location was ideal for a girls get away and would be a dream for families. Being on the sound provided calm waters for relaxing and long walks while the beach on the Gulf was only a mile away. The owner thought of everything by providing life jackets of every size, unlimited toys including kayaks and paddle board. On a rainy day there was plenty to do as the indoor activities included numerous board games, puzzles, books and magazines.

The home was exceptionally clean with every amenity provided. The huge kitchen overlooks the water and has all the supplies needed to create meals for your group.

The owner, Stephanie, was informative answering all of our questions prior to arrival making this the perfect vacation! Thank you Stephanie for sharing your beautiful home and ensuring our vacation was unforgettable!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property! Wonderful for family vacation! Hope to be back soon.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for five days, four nights and it was wonderful. The house was very spacious, beds very comfortable, kitchen had everything we needed. I have four small children, the owner has plenty of toys and books... the kitchen is even supplied with dishes for kids!

I was a little concerned at first about booking a house on the sound side, but the private beach was perfect!! The water is shallow enough for my kids (ages 1, 3, 7, and 8) to have lots of fun. It was actually less stressful on us than staying at the beach! The owner has lots of fun toys for use as described- all in good condition! The outdoor shower is completely functional (with hot and cold water) along with a clothes line next to it to hang all the damp towels and clothes from the beach. If we needed anything, our host was very responsive any time of day. There's an elevator in the house- my nephew is disabled in a wheelchair and there's plenty of floor space for him to get around on the second floor.

All in all it was a wonderful vacation and I'm sad to leave. We really enjoyed ourselves here and hope to come again next year!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented this magnificent beautiful home and location for our wedding. The home is extraordinary and has so many beautiful features. We thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of the very elegantly decorated home and the property is extremely well maintained- not to mention extremely clean. The private beach and all the amenities the home offers are amazing. Our wedding was perfect. If you want a picturesque fairytale location for ANY event- this is undoubtedly the only place to have it. Stephanie and Kristen were so responsive and professional with any questions- just a total CLASS ACT!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This house is amazing! Everything you need to have fun in the sun!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time, we will definitely be back. Plenty of room for us all and the owner is great to work with. Very accommodating! The house was very clean and the beds comfortable. The elevator made bringing luggage and groceries in a breeze. 10 out of 10 for sure!😊?

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Didn't disappoint

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at the Sunshine House and it didn't disappoint. It has everything you could ask for in a sound-side rental; private beach, great view, and a garage full of toys (paddle boards, kayak, canoe, etc.). The kitchen, dining, and living areas are perfectly set up for entertaining. Highly recommended for anyone who prefers sound-side of gulf-side. you can be in either Pensacola or Pensacola Beach in just minutes.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location! Beautiful house!!

  • 4 of 5

This house is awesome and in an excellent location!! It is located in a quiet gated community and has a gorgeous private beach. My only complaint about this property is that we were not able to control the heat and air. When I spend $500 per night on a house, I do not want to have to call or text someone every time I need to have the heat or air adjusted. I do plan on returning to the area in the future. But would only stay at this property again if this policy was changed. Other than this one issue, this is an excellent property and we had a wonderful time!!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Pensacola Beach
Car: recommended

Beautiful home in a gated community tucked away behind a strip mall! Walking distance to shopping, dining, a movie theater, a fitness center, and more! Across the street from Baptist Hospital with a Publix grocery store around the corner! Gorgeous soundfront property with stunning views of Pensacola Beach... with all the daily conveniences just minutes away!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Additional Guest Fee $75 per person per night
Damage Insurance $99

Full refund if cancelled 30 days or more prior to scheduled check in.

50% refund if cancelled 15-29 days prior to scheduled check in.

0% refund if cancelled 14 days or less prior to scheduled check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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