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Prime 30A Gulfplace Location~Sleeps 12~4 Min Walk to Beach! Pool

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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2 - 7 nights


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3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom Sleeps 12

“Twist of Lime” is a lovely beach house located in the exclusive Old Florida Cottages community only 200 yards from the Gulf of Mexico. Your are just a few yards to the heated community pool, grill area, and cabana. Under new ownership as of August 2016, all new housewares, small appliances, and upgrades throughout!

This three story 2,000 sqft beach home can sleep up to 12. An open floor plan allows the living room, dining room, and kitchen to overlook one another providing the ideal setting for family gatherings and entertainment. The house has 3 decks to enjoy the tranquil surroundings.

Our private community is perfect for those who want to enjoy a luxury lifestyle while vacationing on the Emerald Coast of Florida. Imagine a lovely neighborhood nestled just a short walk from the Gulf. You will be enchanted by the lushly landscaped palm tree lined brick paved pathways and white picket fences. Beach access is uncrowded, secluded and quiet, with no roads to cross and a lifeguard station immediately at the beach entrance. There are restrooms, an outdoor shower, and a shaded picnic area for your pleasure and use. When returning from a day at the beach, you can enjoy a walk through the community's many arbor-covered foot paths. We have an outdoor shower to rinse off and a box of beach supplies (boogie boards, noodles, toys) for you to enjoy.

Need some variety? Twist of Lime is conveniently located walking distance to Gulf Place for great dining and shopping options. Grayton Beach and Seaside are nearby where you can not only explore fabulous art galleries and an array of funky shops, but also experience live theatre, world-class dining, and free outdoor music and movies. Buddy's is right next door for bike rentals and ice cream!

1st Floor:

2 twin-bunk bedroom plus trundle & Full Bath (sleeps 5)

1 King master suite with private bath (sleeps 2-3)

2nd Floor:

Queen bedroom (sleeps 2)

Full Bath

Living area with one sofa and one sleeper sofa (sleeps 2+ if needed)

3rd Floor:

Daybed plus Trundle (sleeps 2) + tv area. The third floor 'tower/den' is the perfect get-away for kids, or a quiet escape for the grown ups.

Pet-friendly for small dogs with pre-approval.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Courtney Knox
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 10, 2016
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Why Courtney Knox chose South Walton

Because it is warm, friendly, in the heart of choice restaurants and activities and has the best absolute beaches.


based on 10 traveler reviews

Prime 30A Gulfplace Location~Sleeps 12~4 Min Walk to Beach! Pool
average rating of 4.4 based on 10 reviews

Cute interior. Comfortable layout. Plenty of space.

  • 4 of 5

We liked it. The area was nice. I liked the walk back and forth to the beach everyday. It was approximately 1/3 mile from door to waves.

The house decor was nice. There was plenty of space and the layout was nice.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we wanted..

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a 30A retreat with easy access to the beach, amenities/restaurants close by, and a clean, beautiful place with all the comforts of home - and that's exactly what we got!

We like to cook, enjoy our coffee in the morning, and wine in the evening. Over our week stay, we developed this lovely routine of retreating to our private balconies with our 1st cup of coffee (2 of the bedrooms each have a private balcony, plus another one off of the living room), and then we'd grab a second cup and stroll down the beach with it. In the evenings, we'd grab a glass of wine (plastic wine glass, of course, which the home provided), and walk out to the beach to enjoy the beautiful sunset. The kitchen was well-stocked with the necessary tools, cutting board, decent knives, pans, dishes, etc to make several of our favorite meals - and kudos to the owner for having both white and red wine glasses. <3 We liked that people could spread out and sleep on 3 different levels of the home. We especially liked that the kids made the upstairs loft their TV room, while the main level became adults only after 9pm.

It's probably the most convenient home in the neighborhood in proximity to the gas grills and pool entrance, and thank goodness for the shower AND the hose right off the back deck, so that we could rinse off without dragging sand into the house. We walked to the Local for dinner one night, excellent!! And, so was the Perfect Pig! Buddy's had some surprisingly decadent ice cream flavors. We were hoping to rent SUP boards from Buddy's one day, but the Gulf was just too rough during our stay. We will definitely be back, and hope to try that next time! We also learned that you can hire a permitted company to build you a little firepit/fire right on the beach - we'd love to try that in the spring or fall. Wish we were there now..

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Great place, nice updates!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent stay at this house. Can't ask for a better location such a short walk to the beach and no highway to cross. The house is very homey and comfortable...appreciate all the recent updates like new pots and pans, plates, glasses, and nice new linens throughout. We enjoyed having some beach toys and boogie boards to borrow. Gulfplace is super close and fun with Walking Wine night and free concerts on Sundays! We had a great time here and will definitely be back soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Just needs a little attention to the details

  • 3 of 5

I really loved dealing with Courtney. She was amazing and very attentive, the only thing I noticed is that the dishes in the house were chipped and there was not enough of them or the silver wear. There was only one wine glass that was actually glass and the others were plastic with a total of 4 glasses. It was a great location though and very close to the beach. We were glad we didn't have to cross 30 A. There was also not one single beach towel. Bring your own towels!!! We had a great time though!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vanessa, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Thank you so much for the feedback. After speaking with you upon departure, we made sure all items you mentioned were updated and added. We do not provide beach towels for any of our rentals as they always go missing. :( We do tell guest in the welcome email to bring their own as they are not provided. Again, thank you for vacationing with us and for the feedback!
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Our family stayed over Spring Break 2016. We enjoyed the location of the cottage and the local area attractions. This was our second time staying in the neighborhood and we were not disappointed. Twist of Lime Cottage - met all our needs and Courtney was wonderful to work with, she attended to some concerns very timely and appropriately. Our favorite day was when we rented bikes at "Buddy's", and rode to Grayton Beach State Park. The beach and the sand dunes were beautiful and pristine. Also, Buddy's Bike Rental - has the best ice-cream !

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location & neighborhood!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our brief stay at Twist of Lime. The house is layers out well and has plenty of room for 6-8 guests. It could use some barhroom updates but everything worked. We also brought our two yorkies and they enjoyed walking around the neighborhood. It is a short 5 minute walk to the beach.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Short drive to Silver Sands Outlet Mall in Destin, minutes to Seaside, walking distance to many restaurants and shopping.


Rates & Availability

Santa Rosa Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 21 2016 - Nov 10 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 11 2016 - Dec 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter II
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 5 2017 - Apr 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 9 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Booking Fee $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

If a credit card is used to book rental - a 2.9% credit card transaction/processing fee will be deducted from your damage deposit. You can pay with an e-check or check to avoid this fee.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Santa Rosa Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen Bed (1) bunk beds (2)
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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