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Royal Beach Rentals

Member since: 2002
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Sand Dollar~Modern Gulf Front -2 Master Suites-Heated Pool-Reduced Rates!

62 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

South Walton House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, Sleeps 16

Beach Chair Service (seasonal) and Bikes included with your stay!

Sand Dollar is a magnificent 4 bedroom, 3-story Gulf front home just steps from The Emerald Coast’s pristine white sand beaches. This chic modern beachfront home was recently remodeled and upgraded with fabulous new furnishings and loads of amenities. This is the ultimate beach getaway!

Nestled within the upscale gated community of Vizcaya, Sand Dollar guests enjoy an expansive private beach reserved exclusively for Vizcaya residents. Steps away, relax in Vizcaya’s large heated swimming pool, spacious entertaining deck, private cabanas and well-maintained shower and bathrooms. Parking for 2 vehicles only.

Impeccably decorated, this beautiful home’s spacious layout comfortably accommodates up to 16 people. Expansive windows surround the 2nd floor living space, serving up spectacular Gulf views from every angle. The large open great room invites guests to relax and linger, with plenty of comfortable seating, flat screen TV, gas fireplace and café table seating. The expansive views draw guests out to the covered wrap-around veranda where they can spend hours relaxing on outdoor lounge furniture or dine at patio table seating.

Sand Dollar’s large well-stocked gourmet kitchen makes it easy to ‘eat-in’; equipped with stainless steel appliances and expansive granite countertops, there’s plenty of room for multiple cooks. The generous island and bar stools make the kitchen a favorite gathering spot, flowing easily into the open dining room and living space. Grill-masters will be enticed by the custom built-in grill station featuring a large gas grill, a ‘ceramic-egg’ charcoal smoker and spacious granite countertop, all conveniently located just off the kitchen and protected by the covered veranda.

Sand Dollar features four well-appointed bedroom suites, each with its own private attached bathroom for the ultimate in guest privacy. The luxurious 3rd floor master suite overlooks the Gulf, where guests can savor panoramic views from the casual seating area, the lounge chairs on the private balcony, or from the comfort of the king sized bed. Two additional half baths and two sofa sleepers with upgraded Cloud Coil mattresses provide additional sleeping options and guest flexibility.

After an active day in the sun, you may want to escape to the cozy high-tech media room. This amazing entertainment room is decked out with a huge hi-def TV, surround sound, X-box entertainment system, DVD player, a complete movie and sports channel cable package and even some old-fashioned board games. Stock the kitchenette and refrigerator, then sink into the comfy sectional sofa (also a sleeper) and you may find this room hard to leave. With TV’s in every bedroom and another DVD player in the living room, there are countless entertainment options for everyone. Royal Beach Rental guests receive free Wi-Fi puts high-speed internet anywhere.

Whether walking, jogging, biking or driving, Sand Dollar guests will want to explore the area’s artsy villages, coastal lakes, eclectic beach bars and world-class restaurants. Guests have direct access to the Timpoochee Trail, a 19-mile paved pedestrian/bike path that runs from Dune Allen Beach to Rosemary Beach. Shoppers can discover unique boutiques along 30-A or take a short drive to nearby world-class shopping destinations such as Boulevard Town Center, Silver Sands Factory Stores designer outlet or Destin Commons to the west, or head east to Panama City’s Pier Park, mega shopping and entertainment complex and movie theatre. Golfers have options too, with nearby award-winning courses including SanDestin, Origins and Santa Rosa Beach Club, Windswept Dunes, and Kelly Plantation.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Royal Beach Rentals (Property Manager)
Member since: 2002
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.7
based on 62 traveler reviews

Sand Dollar~Modern Gulf Front -2 Master Suites-Heated Pool-Reduced Rates!
average rating of 4.677419 based on 62 reviews
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Sand Dollar

  • 3 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was adequately helpful.

The vacation rental was somewhat dirty.

I was very happy with the location.

I was somewhat dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The Sand Dollar was OK given the location ... certainly not our best experience. Some windows were broken and some did not even open. The BBQ grill lid was broken which made using it very difficult ... besides being filthy and required cleaning before using. Garbage disposal was clogged and we had to call for service the first time we tried to use it. Parking was a nightmare since the garages are locked and unavailable .. so good luck if you have more than 2 cars. It's called a private beach but we had to put up with fishing poles on our beach and our grandchildren had to walk to another house to use their beach and avoid the fishing lines. Workers (lots of construction) would stand on the beach access walks to look at girls and women in swimsuits and I had to chase them off once. At night, a truck with a trailer came in and a family unloaded their trash and stuff in the construction dumpers ... how did they get the access number??

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Mrs. H. Thank you for the feedback. We have since repaired the grill top and windows. The parking is unfortunate at the moment but we may have a solution for that soon. The construction in the neighborhood should be wrapping up soon as well. We hope that you consider Sand Dollar in the future. Its a beautiful beachfront home and is worthy of second try. We would love to have you back.
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5

Clean, Comfy, and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The house was beautiful and very clean. The beds were super comfortable. There are three bedrooms upstairs- I king master overlooking ocean, and 2 double queen rooms with their own bathrooms. On the 2nd floor there is a second king master bedroom. There are also a couple pullout couch beds, which were helpful with kids. The house is very convenient with access to beach just one house away, walking distance to stores and restaurants, and rights by heated pool. Only complaint, the garages are not accessible so there is ONLY room for 2 cars to park and no where else in the community to park. Would stay here again anytime!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello and thank you for your review of Sand Dollar. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience. Sand Dollar is an amazing gulf front location with an incredible covered back porch for watching the dolphins and enjoying the view. Sand Dollar is a local favorite and we are very much looking forward to seeing you again at Sand Dollar!
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Dallas, TX
5

Sand dollar

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect spot for our vacation - beautiful beach and fabulous sunsets ☀️- the house was in perfect condition - very clean and spacious for our family of 8 adults and 5 young children ! Plenty of room for us to stretch out when we wanted a little space, and great when we all wanted to gather for meals, etc. Each bedroom had its own bath, and each had something unique about it - and the beds - SO COMFY !!! We all said that same thing the first AM �� Older kids loved the media room - and, also, the heated pool was perfect ! The rental agency was amazing ( especially Judy, who tracked down some items we left behind and arranged to have them sent to us !!! Thanks again - we all agreed we were glad we chose Sand Dollar ������

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas
5

A little piece of oaradise

  • 5 of 5

Property was beautifully decorated and the views were amazing, making it a perfect getaway spot. So many fun shops, biking trails, and restaurants. Wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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WICHITA ks.
5

So close to the beach I felt my toes could touch the sand from the living room!

  • 5 of 5

Oh my! What a great place to stay. The decor, amenities, everything we needed was available, organized, and wonderful. Two balconies overlook a beautiful beach. We woke up early to be greeted by the most wonderful sunrises and Dolphins! The location is close to stores, restaurants, bike path and a private beach. 10 stars on a 5-star scale!

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello and thank you for your wonderful review of Sand Dollar. It truly is a wonderful home to share lasting memories with your family. From bon fires to private catered chefs, our concierge team is available to help create your "WOW" experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Lone Jack, MO
5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

This property was amazing. It was absolutely beautiful and comfortable. The property management staff was very helpful and the home was very clean. The views were amazing and the location was very convenient. I definitely would recommend this vacation rental and we plan to return.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amenities

South Walton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 3250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 5.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • 2 King beds, 4 Queen beds, 2 Sofa Bed beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis
Notes:
We supply a start up of paper towel, toilet paper and dishwasher soap. Seakelp beauty products are used...bath soap, shampoo and lotion supplied.

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