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Roberta Heady

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

TOP-OF-THE-LINE, 1ST FLOOR, OCEANFRONT CONDO, 5-STAR HOTEL FEEL, IN LOW-RISE

32 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview

Florida Panhandle Condo Rental Photos and Description

5-STAR HOTEL FEEL 3-BDR, 3-BATH, 1ST FLOOR, OCEANFRONT CONDO IN LOW RISE

PLEASE CONTACT THE OWNERS VIA E-MAIL OR PHONE FOR A COST ESTIMATE FOR A PARTICULAR WEEK, AND BOOKING STEPS, BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO BOOK THIS CONDO.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE AGE LIMIT FOR RENTING ANY OF THE THREE PANAMA CITY BEACH CONDOS THAT ARE OWNED BY THESE OWNERS IS 25 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

This Listing is for UNIT #6 of Bonita Beach, a 1st floor, 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom, condo.

These owners also own UNIT #11 in the 20-unit Bonita Beach complex, which is a 2nd floor unit in the same complex, also 3-bedroom and 3-bathroom with spectacular views of the ocean (VRBO Listing No. 354862). It may be available when UNIT #6 is not available.

These owners also own Unit #701W of the SPLASH Resort, a 7th floor, 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom, END (CORNER) UNIT having spectacular views of the ocean (VRBO Listing No. 826419).

UNIT #6 is a privately-owned, open concept, luxurious (5-star hotel look and feel), oceanfront (RIGHT ON THE BEACH), 3-bedroom, 3-full bathroom, 1st floor (lower), condominium, with about 1650 square feet of living space in a 2-story (low-rise), 20-unit building with spectacular, expansive, unobstructed views of the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico and white sands of Laguna Beach year round from 10 new high-tech floor-to-ceiling windows in the kitchen, living room, dining room and hall areas. It has a large covered balcony accessed via a set of new sliding glass doors, which also has spectacular views of the ocean and beach. The condominium is 34-feet wide (approximately twice as wide as the average condominium).

UNIT #6 has direct, private access to the ocean and beach via only two stairs (with no elevators to wait for). An outdoor shower is present at the base of the steps, permitting guests to conveniently wash sand off from their bodies and beach equipment prior to entering into the condo.

UNIT #6 sleeps 10 people in beds comfortably, and has two porcelain tile and river rock walk-in showers with frameless glass doors and matching floors and built-in seats in two of the three bathrooms, as well as a fully renovated kitchen (all new kitchen cabinets, granite counters and a tile floor with "drop-ins."

The beach in front of UNIT #6 is very private and relatively un-populated, and has a very peaceful and relaxing feel, which is in contrast with the often very highly populated, and busy beaches, located in front of many high-rise condominium buildings.

UNIT #6 is beautifully decorated with very high quality furnishings, art work and accessories, including all new state-of-the-art stainless steel kitchen appliances (including a 30 cubic foot french door refrigerator with a water and ice dispenser, a full size oven and stove, a dish washer and a microwave oven), custom kitchen cabinets with slow-close drawers and accent lighting above, below, and in, such kitchen cabinets, custom bathroom cabinets and mirrors, granite counter tops throughout, several Schonbeck crystal light fixtures, three Kholer Devonshire toilettes, a new air conditioner, a new 80-gallon hot water heater, two Wesley Allen king-sized wrought iron beds in two bedrooms, two sets of wood “full over full” bunk beds in a third bedroom, a dining room table having comfortable seating for 10 or more, and an island that can comfortably seat at least 4 more on bar stools with backs, crown molding, porcelain tile (with a marble look) throughout, very comfortable, leather furniture (a large sectional and two additional chairs). Each of the three bedrooms has a 32” Sony television, and the living room has a 60” Visio flat-screen, SMART television. The balcony has very comfortable seating for at least 10 adults, along with two separate bar-height tables. The condominium has free high definition Comcast cable TV and internet, an electronic programmable safe for a heightened security of cash and other valuables (installed by a security company, as in a hotel), a garbage disposal, a coffee pot, a large, full kitchen with all amenities and high-quality utensils, dishware, cookware and bake ware, a full size washer and dryer, air conditioning and electric heat. Towels and linens are provided. The condominium complex has an in-ground pool, a reserved parking spot (with additional guest parking) and refuse pick-up.

Weekly or monthly (certain months) rentals are available year round to individuals that are at least 25 years old (including families with children).

Snowbirds are welcome.

No smoking is permitted.

To formally book this condo, two adults (25 years of age or older) who would be present at the condo throughout the duration of any rental period would need to execute a standard rental agreement that is employed for all rentals of this condo, and also provide copies of their drivers licenses to the owners, as proper identification.

The owner's cancellation policy, as well as various methods that may be employed for payment, are detailed in the owners' standard rental agreement.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Roberta Heady (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Roberta Heady

This condo is privately owned, and managed, by an intellectual property attorney and an electrical engineer who live in Johns Creek, Georgia, both graduated from Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN), and have four children, three graduated from Georgia Tech (Atlanta, GA), and one a 4th year industrial engineering student at Georgia Tech.

The attorney graduated from Marquette University Law School (Milwaukee, WI), and has been employed by Locke Lord LLP for 16 years. Prior to that, she worked for Abbott Laboratories (Waukegan, IL), G.D. Searle & Co. (Skokie, IL), and the law firm Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery (Chicago, IL).

The engineer is employed by Gates Corporation (headquartered in Denver, CO).

One of their children is an industrial engineer employed by the Chick-fil-A corporate headquarters (Atlanta, GA). Another child is a quality control supervisor for Tyco International (Lithia Springs, GA). A third child is a logistics specialist for Altria (Richmond, VA).

The owners, and their children, have attended North Point Community Church (Alpharetta, GA), led by senior pastor Andy Stanley, for about 12 years. Roberta and one of their daughters are members of the Gust Services team, and Roberta is a member of the Critical Response team.

The owners manage this property themselves and provide very personal service directly between the owners and their guests. They try to be available for all of their guests at all times, and keep all of their three 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom, condos in Panama City Beach, Florida (two at Bonita Beach and one at Splash) in a top condition.

Roberta Heady purchased this condo in 2013

Why Roberta Heady chose Florida Panhandle

This condo is very high end, as can be seen in the photographs, and is on the first floor of a low-rise (two-story) building. Guests can walk right onto the beach 2-3 steps from the deck of this condo, and can watch their children play on the beach from the deck. Because it is on the first floor, it is particularly suitable for children, the elderly and dogs.

This condo also is very conveniently located in the Bonita Beach complex just steps away from the community pool.

Panama City Beach has beautiful white sand and blue oceans, and attractions for all ages, many of which are in Pier Park. It is about a 30-minute drive to Destin, which has many additional restaurants and attractions, and about a 15-minute drive to Panama City, which also has many fun attractions. These are some of the most beautiful beaches and ocean in the country.

What makes this condo unique

This condo is in walking distance to "Thomas Doughnuts and Snack Shop," a very well-known restaurant that has a wide variety of different filled and non-filled fresh doughnuts every morning, as well as many breakfasts and lunches, and an attached ice cream parlor that has many different types of hand-dipped ice cream (cups and cones), sundays, splits, milk shakes, and floats. This is a great attraction for guests.

Spectacular views of the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico and white sands of Laguna beach, lunch and appetizers on the beach, tremendous relaxation, miles of beach for walking or running. It is very private, and has no elevators, unlike high-rise condos.

Reviews

5
based on 32 traveler reviews

TOP-OF-THE-LINE, 1ST FLOOR, OCEANFRONT CONDO, 5-STAR HOTEL FEEL, IN LOW-RISE
average rating of 4.96875 based on 32 reviews
5

Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

I've become spoiled to the direct beach access & no crowds! I don't particularly like staying in high rises due to crowded beaches. Absolutely loved this condo! NOT a high rise! The beaches are not crowded & it's a perfect location! There were 9 of us & there was plenty of room for everyone! I would definitely go back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice loved it.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very nice and pretty. The master bath was awesome. Beautiful view of the ocean. So close to the water you can relax from the deck

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo is absolutely beautiful. We had a fantastic week.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Oceanfront Condo

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at Bonita Beach. The condo is definitely 5 stars and is very upscale looking. The location is exactly as described...it has a private beach feel because there are no high rise condos nearby. The property was clean and well stocked. We definitely recommend this condo and hope to stay there again soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

My brother, husband and I took our elderly Mom to Bonita Beach #6. The property had the best amenities & personal touches of any property I've ever booked for a vacation. If you enjoy cooking as we do, this is the place to do it! The ground floor made it much easier to get Mom to the beach and back. It's a small, quiet condo complex - perfect for relaxing. A return visit is in order.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding!!!

  • 5 of 5

First class all the way! I am a little late writing this review so my apologies. My family stayed in unit 6 for the entire week of Christmas thru New Years. The unit is absolutely the best place to stay in PCB! Everything you need or want for a wonderful and relaxing vacation is right at your fingertips! All the furniture and appliances are top of the line, the condo was spotless, and enough room for 6 adults, two teens, and a German Shepherd! Yes, I was able to bring my furbaby and he loved his first visit to the beach too! The sunrise and sunsets are spectacular from the back deck and the ceiling to floor windows. The bathrooms are spacious and there are 3 of them! Roberta is excellent to work with and is very responsive to any questions or concerns you may have but trust...once you arrive all your cares or worries will be swept away! My family will definitely return to this paradise condo on the Gulf of Mexico!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
ECP Northwest Florida Beaches Internation Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
There are many on Front Beach Road.
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
There are many nearby.
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 98 (Back Beach Road)
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
There are many on Front Beach Road.
Nearest Beach
Adjacent with the Condo
Car: not necessary

The condominium is very conveniently located in a quiet area on the west end of Panama City Beach about 12 miles from the Panama City-Bay County International Airport, and about 2 miles from Pier Park and Pier Park North, two huge outside malls on both sides of Highway 98, including more than 1 million square feet of shopping and entertainment, such as numerous restaurants (Jimmy Buffet Margaritaville, Guy Harvey’s Island Grill, The Back Porch Seafood Restaurant, Red Robin, Wild Wings and many others), specialty stores (candy, ice cream, popcorn, coffee, apparel, shoes, jewelry, home décor and others), amusement rides, a climbing wall, live music, night life, a large indoor mall including numerous department stores, a 24-cinema, 4-D, movie theater, a Target, a super Wal-Mart and a Starbucks, and also near to a huge city fishing pier and numerous grocery stores, pharmacies, walk-in medical centers, other restaurants, water parks, amusement parks, miniature golf courses, regular golf courses, museums, the Gulf World Sea Aquarium, Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Wonder Works, and many other attractions.

It is also within a walking distance to "Thomas Doughnuts and Snack Shop," a very well-known restaurant that has a wide variety of different filled and non-filled fresh doughnuts every morning, as well as many breakfasts and lunches, and an attached ice cream parlor that has many different types of hand-dipped ice cream (cups and cones), Sundays, splits, milk shakes, and floats. This is a great attraction for guests.

It is also located within about a 10-30 minute drive to several other oceanfront towns having excellent restaurants, shopping, entertainment and marinas, including 30A, such as Panama City, Rosemary Beach, Seaside, Alys Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, Miramar Beach, San Destin, Destin, and the like.

Panama City Beach has beautiful white sand and blue oceans of the Gulf of Mexico, which are some of the most beautiful beaches and oceans in the world, and attractions for all ages, many of which are in Pier Park.

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Rates & Availability

Laguna Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring Break (1)
Mar 25 2017 - Apr 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,300
 
 
Spring Break (2)
Apr 2 2017 - Apr 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,300
 
 
Second Half of May
May 13 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,600
 
 
Peak Summer (1)
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
Week of July 4th
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Peak Summer (2)
Jul 9 2017 - Jul 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
First Half of August
Jul 30 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,300
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
Winter Holidays
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$258
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping Fee $160 + Tax
Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 12.5%

Rates may be higher over holidays or peak seasons. Please procure an accurate rate from the owner before attempting to book this condo.

Rates may also be slightly higher if a payment method is used that charges a payment service fee to the owners of the condo. Many payment methods have NO COST, including PayPal "Family and Friends," personal check, e-check, Cashier's check, money order, and the like.

A higher damage deposit will be required when more than 8 guests stay at the condo and/or if a dog is a guest at the condo ($500.00 rather than $400.00).

An initial payment of $1,000.00 is required to book this condo, with the balance due at least 90 days prior to the rental dates (unless other arrangements are made between the parties in writing).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Florida Panhandle Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower at base of steps to, and from, the beach.
  • 3 full bathrooms plus an outdoor shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 4 double
  • This condo has three (3) bedrooms. Two (2) of the three bedrooms have king-sized beds. There are two (2) sets of full-over-full bunk beds in one of the three bed rooms, with four (4) full mattresses total in that room. The family room has a very large sectional upon which guests can also sleep.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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