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BEAUTIFUL 2nd FLOOR W/ GULF & LAKE VIEWS, AUG 12 SPECIAL

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 1,785 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6+ adults)

This professionally furnished unit is on the second floor with views of The Gulf of Mexico and Big Redfish Lake. The three bedroom condo sleeps 6 adults and possible 1 child on the leather living room couch (not a fold- out bed). The newly furnished balcony has 'bar height' chairs and table for better views while dining or snacking and the balcony is completely private with views & access from the Living Room & Master Bedroom. The two full length sun lounges have new top of the line cushions for added comfort.

This incredible unit features 10 foot ceilings, granite kitchen & bar counter-tops, updated kitchen appliances, wireless internet and a gas fireplace. The living room/ dining room and all three bedrooms have new hardwood floors installed in January 2017. All bedrooms have their own private bathrooms, ceiling fans, cableboxes, HDTVs and DVR disc players for movies. The master bath has a large jet tub & separate marble walled shower. The living room has two ceiling fans and a 55” adjustable flat screen HDTV w/cablebox, DVD & a Blu-Ray player. The kitchen is fully furnished including small appliances such as a toaster, toaster oven, a blender & 2 coffee makers (drip style & Keurig unit). The cable network has the sports package and a DVR (recordable programing) package for the living room & master bedroom.

Sanctuary at Redfish is situated on 14 beautiful acres that border Big Redfish Lake, an ultra-rare coastal dune lake. These lakes flow in & out of the Gulf & are unique & very rare throughout the world. In the United Stated dune lakes are only found adjacent to our very own Northwest Florida beaches. They are truly a treasure of nature & make this location a one-of-a-kind destination. Sanctuary at Redfish is a gated 64 unit, 3 story complex that does not ‘overwhelm’ the amenities provided, even at peak periods (unlike high rise apartment complexes).

Sanctuary at Redfish has a giant tastefully landscaped pool complex with 4 swimming pools and two hot tubs. The large swimming pool has zero depth entry at the west end. The pool area is fully furnished with tables and chairs and pool side lounges. The three small pools are great for families and small children and help reduce the number of people in the large pool. There are two hot tubs bordering the large swimming pool and the pool complex is beautifully landscaped and lighted at night. At the back of the pool complex just past the Fire-pit are 5 Weber Gas Grills which are excellently maintained.

For beach goers, a shuttle boat service is provided (Shuttle service runs from March 1st through the end of October) from our dock for a quick 5 minute trip across Big Redfish Lake to our private white sands beach on the Gulf (or paddle across the lake to our private beach in one of the common kayaks, canoes or row boat - available when shuttle is running). An umbrella and two wooden beach chairs will be set up daily on the beach for our guests (included in the rate). Alternatively, a short 10 minute walk to a private boardwalk (code provided for gate) also delivers you over the dunes onto the beach - (or back to the condo after an evening beach stroll). Paved and Non-paved bike trails are accessed either in front of the complex or just down the street. Scenic Hwy 30A runs right in front of the complex connecting Blue Mountain Beach with Grayton Beach, Water Color, Seaside and Rosemary Beach resorts to mention a few and the paved bike trails run the length of these towns and more. Bicycle rentals are available close to the complex. Also, a public beach with Lifeguards and public parking is located about 6 blocks from Sanctuary at Redfish (a good place to swim when the Gulf waves get up).

For winter renters; one small pool is heated to 80 F throughout the winter (unless the temperature drops below 50 F and the heater is shut down) and two hot tubs are always running. Shuttle and common boats are not available from Nov. 1st to March 1st.

Keywords: Luxury Condo, Waterfront Views, Private Beach with Unbrella and Chairs provided, Super Multi-Swimming Pools/Hot Tubs Complex, Gated Community, Excellent Amenities, Scenic Hwy. 30A.

More Details

Owner
Michael Bulger - Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Michael Bulger - Owner

I was born in Tampa, Fl., grew up in Ft. Worth, Tx and moved here from Atlanta, Ga. in 2010. I'm an Engineering consultant & I do a lot of work out of the country/state. I absolutely love Santa Rosa Beach and the greater 30A area. I live with one of my two sons in a house on nearby Okaloosa Bay. Living on the water is a long standing dream of mine & I go fishing and crabing whenever I am not working. My son Kevin (age 24) just graduated from Florida State University and is working and living in San-Destin. My oldest son, Nicholas (age 31) currently lives with me on the bay and works in Destin.

Michael Bulger - Owner purchased this condo in 2010

Why Michael Bulger - Owner chose Blue Mountain Beach

I visited my sister in the 30A, Blue Mountain Beach area for several summers and enjoyed it so much that I decided to move here and buy at Sanctuary at Redfish, a decision I have never regretted. I lived at SAR for 1-1/2 years and still stay in the condo in the winter when it is not rented. I find real peace & serenity living on the lake with the Gulf view and when the surf is strong I can see and hear the breaking waves from the balcony.

What makes this condo unique

The huge pool area is unique and beautiful with 4 swimming pools and two hot tubs, never over-crowded. We have a wonderful 'very' private beach. Access to restaurants stores and markets. Alternatively, the area is not a concrete jungle but supports parks, biking & hiking trails, brackish lakes, with trees and greenery everywhere. Living over a state sanctuary and dune lake has been relaxing & wonderful.

Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Unit 2108 Location
Nearest Point of Interest
Bicycle Rental
Nearest Point of Interest
Home Made Ice Cream
Nearest Point of Interest
Our Private Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Watercolor
Nearest Point of Interest
Seaside
Nearest Point of Interest
Public Access Beach
Car: not necessary

Common kayaks and canoes are available at the dock for use on Redfish Lake.

Amenities

Blue Mountain Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1785 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Sanctuary at Redfish does not permit Any towels or clothes hanging from the balcony.
  • Please do not carry sand into the condo for any reason. Also please clean feet or shoes at the front door before entering.
  • Please put all sheets and towels in the laundry room or bath tubs prior to checking out. Do not wash the bed spreads as they are dry cleaned often.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom For Middle Bedroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom For First Bedroom - toilet , shower
    Half Bathroom Off Living Room - toilet
  • Each bedroom has it's own bathroom and the Master Bathroom has a Jetted Tub and a Separate Shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Has TV with Cable, DVR and built in DVD player
    Middle Bedroom - 1 queen , Has TV with cable and built in DVD player.
    First Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Has TV with Cable and built in DVD player
  • King size beds (1) The recently purchased King bed in the Master Bedroom has a 'firm' high quality 'pillow top' mattress with box spring., Queen size Beds (1) The recently purchased Queen bed in the 2nd Bedroom is also a 'Firm' high quality 'Pillow Top' mattress with box spring., Twin or Single Beds (1) The new Twin beds have excellent mattresses and box springs. Sheets, pillow cases, Mattress Topper and blanket for the 'Sleeper Sofa' are kept in the Master Bedroom closet.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
A professionally equipped Gym is available for use at any time and includes bathrooms and water fountain. Common Kayaks and Canoes are available at the dock for paddling on Redfish Lake or to the private beach on the Gulf. Walking access to the beach is also available through a boardwalk that travels over the dunes to the beach. The private boardwalk is located approximately 5 minutes walk from the front of the Redfish complex. 4 large Weber grills are available at the back of the pool area. A fire pit is also available when the nights are chilly.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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BEAUTIFUL 2nd FLOOR W/ GULF & LAKE VIEWS, AUG 12 SPECIAL
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 46 reviews
5

Perfect vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a whole week and it wasn't long enough! The condo was crisp and clean upon our arrival and had everything we needed from pots and pans for home cooked meals to a super soaker jetted tub in the master.

We had plenty of room for everyone and the thing I loved most was no fighting for bathroom space! Each bedroom has it's own full bath, plus a powder room in the common area.

The view from the balcony was breathtaking and so peaceful - it felt like you were so far away but in reality so close to everything.

To say the least, we loved our stay here and will definitely be coming back soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect week

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed at Michael's condo several times now and every stay is perfect. Michael reacts quickly to any problems that may need addressing during the stay. The property is very clean and well maintained. The kitchen is very well equipped - even having a Keurig coffee maker. Will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Michael: Thank you very much for your kind and generous review. I hope to hear from you in the future. Sincerely, Michael Bulger SAR, #2108 Santa Rosa Beach
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Beautiful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We spent the past week in this condo and had a wonderful time! The condo was spacious and comfortable, and was fully stocked. The master bedroom King sized bed was firm but comfortable. The linens throughout were of high quality - soft sheets, thick towels. Michael was extremely gracious and helpful, and easy to work with. As usual, we loved the 30a area and the beach was stunning! It was fun to take the boat back and forth across Redfish Lake to the beach, and though we thought we'd use the kayaks, we got lazy and just rode with Capt. Bob, lol. I would stay here again in a heartbeat, and we will be back. Thank you, Michael, for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Linda: Thank you very much for your kind review. I hope to hear from you in the near future. All returning clients receive a $100 discount on the base price. Thanks Again, Michael Bulger, Property Owner SAR #2108 Santa Rosa Beach, Fl.
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5

rest and relaxation for 2 weeks

  • 5 of 5

What a great relaxing vacation at Sanctuary at redfish at Mickael's condo 2108. This place is great with plenty of room and privacy, the pools are very relaxing and the hot tubs are really enjoying at night. Loved the canoe over to the beach which is very private and not too crowded.The weather was fantastic and the local restaurants were great at blue mountain and Grayton beach. We will be back this is the first time my wife and I stayed anywhere for 2 weeks and had such and enjoyable time on 30 a we loved the trip but as always it went way too fast. Thanks again Michael for an amazing stay at your condo we loved it!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Brian: Thank you very much for your review. So glad to hear that you have enjoyed yourself again staying at my condo. Sincerely, Michael Bulger, Property Owner SAR #2108
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Simply amazing vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family had the best vacation stay in Michael's condo. He thought of everything to make the condo both beautiful and comfortable. While sitting on the balcony we were able to enjoy views of both the lake and the Gulf of Mexico. You are also close enough to bike into Seaside. Which I might add, is only a 3.5 mile ride each way. We stayed the week after hurricane Irma hit most of Florida but, thankfully the Northern panhandle of Florida was spared. The Sanctuary at Red Fish is truly a hidden gem.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional Condo on the Emerald Coast

  • 5 of 5

We have found a gem on 30a. We are drawn to an ocean setting and this is the perfect retreat. Once you walk in the front door and see how beautifully the condo is furnished, you immediately feel at home. It only gets better. Walk out onto the balcony, take in the scenery and breathe the ocean air. This is where we relax, read, drink coffee and nap. We love biking to Seaside, eating ice cream at Blue Mountain Creamery, walking long stretches of beach and taking advantage of all the amenities at this complex. You will leave feeling totally refreshed and thankful for experiencing such a beautiful place on earth.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your generous review, it is greatly appreciated. I look forward to having you back soon. All returning guest receive a $100 discount off of the base price. Michael Bulger, property owner SAR #2108 Santa Rosa Beach, Fl.
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Additional information about rental rates

CLEANING FEE $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.5%

OPTIONAL PAYMENTS: 1. PAY IN FULL WITH CREDIT CARD THROUGH VRBO. 2. PAY THE $300 DEPOSIT TO MAKE THE RESERVATION AND THEN THE BALANCE IS DUE 8 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL DATE (A FULL REFUND WILL BE PAID UP TO 60 DAYS PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL DATE). EMAIL DONNA OR MYSELF, INCLUDE YOUR PHONE NUMBER & WE WILL CONTACT YOU OR CALL DONNA AT 850-543-2216. FOR MONTHLY FALL/WINTER BOOKINGS; ONE THIRD DOWN PAYMENT IS REQUIRED WITH A FULL REFUND GIVEN UP TO 3 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL DATE. CALL DONNA FOR DETAILS.
Sanctuary At Redfish has a No Pets Policy for Renters / No Smoking Indoors/Renter must be 25 years or older / Nothing can be hung over the Balcony.
CHECK-IN TIME IS 4:00 PM AND CHECK OUT IS 11:00 AM.

Owner'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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