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Private Beachfront House. 4 Bedroom 3.5 Baths (Slps 12) Million Dollar View!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Beachfront House, 4 Bd + Florida Room, 3.5 Baths (Slps 12) Million Dollar View!

The Outpost Gulf-front beach house is a quaint, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath cottage that sleeps 12. This Panama City Beach location is ideal and the beach and Gulf views behind the house are spectacular.

In response to some of the reviews last year, large improvements have been made to the house. We replaced all the floor coverings, painted the entire interior, replaced all the kitchen cabinet doors, replaced much of the furniture, replaced all the bed covers, installed new window shades, and replaced all the exterior doors. Last spring, we replaced the exterior siding and painted the entire exterior. The concerns that some of our guests expressed last year will no longer be an issue. The improvements have made a remarkable difference.

The Outpost has two separate living spaces. The main part of the house sleeps up to 10 and consists of the living room, dining room, kitchen, master bedroom (king) with private bathroom, a guest bedroom with two full beds and a shared bathroom, and a Florida room with two day beds which is ideal for kids. There is also a queen sofa sleeper in the living room. The other two guest bedrooms are separate from the main house but are connected under the same roof (access is through an exterior breezeway). One of these bedrooms has two twin beds and a full private bathroom. It is ideal for the in-laws or older children. The other guest bedroom has a full bed and a half bath which is accessible from the breezeway. *Because these bedrooms are not inside the main part of the house, we do not recommend them for small children.

The living room includes a new flat screen LCD TV (not shown in pictures). The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to prepare and serve meals. The dishwasher and refrigerator were recently replaced and the counter tops were recently resurfaced. It is not a gourmet kitchen, but includes all the essential appliances, cookware, and utensils. We have Wi-Fi with unlimited service. There is parking for up to 4 vehicles.

If you are looking for a beach getaway without all the frills, pretense, and expense of a 5 star resort, choose The Outpost and come relax with us!

More Details

Property Manager
Vacation Home Manager
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

About Vacation Home Manager

In the early 1970s, our father was the Commanding General of Fort Rucker, Alabama. During that time our parents discovered Panama City Beach and decided to live out their dream of owning a beach house. They purchased The Outpost in 1973 and it has been a part of our lives ever since. Over the years our family has spread out but we have kept the property in the family and regard it as a home base for gatherings. We love to visit and reminisce about the great times we have shared in this home, and on this beautiful beach. We feel like we own a piece of paradise and we invite you to stay with us to experience everything that continues to draw us to the beach. We hope to have you as our guest soon.

Vacation Home Manager purchased this house in 1973

Why Vacation Home Manager chose Panama City Beach

It was always a tradition for the family to come and visit the beach during the summers. We loved staying in the house during our childhood and continue to enjoy our regular visits to Panama City Beach.

What makes this house unique

The views are breathtaking! When you are at the Outpost seated in a comfortable chair overlooking the dunes and sea oats toward the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico, you will feel like you're in your own little world.


Bahama Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main House Guest Bedroom Bathroom - toilet , shower , Serves as guest bathroom also
    Detached Bedroom 2 Bathroom - toilet , shower , Twin Guest Bedroom Bathroom
    Breezeway/Outside Bathroom - toilet , The 1/2 bath is accessible from the breezeway.
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Private Bathroom
    Main House Guest Bedroom - 2 double
    Detached Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , This bedroom is not part of the main house.
    Detached Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Private Bathroom. Bedroom is not part of main house.
    Florida Room - 2 twin/ single , Day beds, not air conditioned or suitable during summer.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Private Beachfront House. 4 Bedroom 3.5 Baths (Slps 12) Million Dollar View!
average rating of 4.1578946 based on 38 reviews

Great place right on the Gulf!

  • 5 of 5

The house and accommodations were just what we needed but it's all about the location. Not a fancy place but very comfortable. The recent upgrades are very nice and well done. The weather was perfect as well. Thanks for arranging that! We'll definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at The Outpost. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our home. We would love to have you back again soon. Sincerely, Ann Marie
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The property was a nice cozy older beach home

  • 5 of 5

The home was comfortable and fit our needs. A few needed supplies were missing and a few minor repairs needed done. Those issues were taken care of in a timely manner. And they even delivered donuts! Very professional and friendly. Would def rent this property again!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing "The Outpost" for your beach getaway. We so appreciate having you and thank you for giving us the opportunity to correct the missing supplies and repairs. We would love for you to think of us when planning your next stay. Thank you, Ann Marie Vacation Home Manager
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Best time ever

  • 5 of 5

If you are into granite countertops this isn't the place for you but if you want to watch sunsets from the beautiful beach or great deck then this is the place. Great memories were made just sitting out, grilling burgers while the sun was setting. Beds were comfortable and plenty of room for a large family. We are already planning our next trip

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing "The Outpost" to spend your holiday. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We would love to have you back soon. Please let us know if we can help again. Ann Marie Vacation Home Manager
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nice older beach house

  • 4 of 5

Best thing about this house, IT'S ON THE BEACH!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us at "The Outpost". We hope to see you again soon. Ann Marie Vacation Home Manager
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Great location but needs updating

  • 2 of 5

Great location. Property needs updating (mainly the kitchen) but mostly clean.

We couldn't open the back door onto the beach area so that was frustrating.

The management company were fantastic at addressing our concerns but we had a HUGE problem with cockroaches that I think needs addressing. We found at least a few everyday - BIG ONES.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, We apologize for the disappointment you experienced during your stay with us. We appreciate you letting us know about your experence and have taken the opportunity to address this issue. We removed all appliances and interior walls of the cabinets and have sealed holes that were found. We have closely monitered after this work to verify that all access has been illiminated. We have also replaced the deadbolt on the back door. Thank you again for bringing this to my attention. Sincerely, Ann Marie Vacation Home Manager
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Mediocre house with gorgeous views

  • 3 of 5

Beach - 5 stars

House - 1 star.

The best part about this house is the location and private beach front. The house is clean and adequate, but there are small things that could have made a difference. I don't know if it is owner or management that should attend to these, but someone should. First - roaches - BIG ONES. Get them under control. They came to treat while we were there and we still had several instances of roach FREAK OUT. Second - outside grounds need TLC. Trimming and some semblance of landscaping would go a long way. Third - small repairs needed:

1. Big gulf window blind broken

2. Kitchen cabinet door above coffee pot broken

3. Water hose - fix leaking clamp at end and replace nozzle. Would have been nice to spray off things on back porch.

4. Master bedroom water pressure in shower is non-existent

5. Back door is hard to lock and does not have a good seal. Losing a lot of efficiency there.


1. Add better A/C in sun room (after fixing door).

2. Have couches cleaned or reupholstered with darker fabric.

We've already addressed the description of the room with the full bed "and half bath" which is not connected and disclosed in the details. But I would add that this room is TINY and better suited for storage than a bedroom. We did not use it at all and instead used the sofa bed.

All in all, we had a good vacation because the beach was amazing and spent most of our time on the beach and not in the house which was the whole point.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christina, We are glad you had a wonderful time at Outpost, we enjoy the house as well. The beach on the back porch is wonderful. I would love to speak to some of your points because we did not receive a call from you besides the pest issue. 1. We do have monthly pest control for this house. 2. We just cleaned up all the weeds in the unit. The previous time we were out there to weed, the guest turned us away and did not want us to do it. So that is resolved. I apologize, it wasn’t done before your stay, we had plans for it to be done. 3. We will be repairing the broken cabinet; it was damaged right before your arrival. 4. We will look into the water pressure and replace the nozzle. I wasn’t aware of these issues. I will be happy to also look at the back door and fix that as best as possible. 5. We do have the couches cleaned at the beginning and end of the summer. It is difficult to have them cleaned during a stay because they will stay wet for up to 8 hours. We didn’t want to intrude on a guests time. 6. The sun room is noted as not having air conditioning in our listing. It is a sun room and is not insulated enough to be considered a bedroom. We are happy to resolve any issues as quickly as we possibly can. We do ask that you call us with any issues. We did receive a phone call about the pests and had pest control out there in a timely fashion. This house may not be a diamond but it is a ruby! The location is excellent and the price matches the feel of the house.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Holiday Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
TGI Friday's
Nearest Beach
Back Yard
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Bahama Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 15 2017 - May 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer I
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
July 4 Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer II
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 6 2017
5 night minimum stay
Sep 7 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2017-18
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 24 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Reservation Fee $99
Cleaning Fee $185 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 13.12%

All tenants must be 25 or older to rent, unless accompanied by a parent. We reserve the right to ask for copies of ID's for Spring Break rentals.
Our property is pet friendly. Dogs (maximum of 2 dogs) must weigh under 40 pounds. There is a non-refundable pet fee of $75 per pet. Dogs are not allowed on the beach. All tenants must abide by local animal regulations.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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