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Old Grayton Presence in Quaint Cottage

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Queen Size Beds with 2 Bedrooms , 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Experience Old Grayton's allure at 'Presence'. This cozy and peaceful home includes four (4) antique pine queen size beds in (2) separate bedrooms and two (2) bathrooms only 150 yds from the beach. The pictures below say it best. The quaint 1920's cottage has tongue and groove wood walls and ceilings all updated to preserve its original charm but are coupled with all the modern conveniences including high speed internet access.

Perfect for family getaways...fenced yard, front and rear screened in porch, and only a short stroll to the Red Bar's famous Picolo's restaurant. Experience the private outdoor rain shower covered with Jasmine which adjoins the rear deck.

The sunsets are absolutely incredible.....Grayton is a 'step back in time.' This historic gem is nestled between two state park areas and still possesses the character and charm of yesteryear, come and create everlasting memories .

Keywords: cottage house

More Details

Property Manager
Call Jim at 205-541-4600
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 May, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Grayton Beach in Santa Rosa Beach

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • (4) Four Queen size Beds, two Beautiful Antique Pine Queen Size Beds in each Bedroom, Sleep Sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
two adult bikes, beach chairs

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Old Grayton Presence in Quaint Cottage
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
5

heaven

  • 5 of 5

"if you are looking for a beach getaway with personality and charm AND a lovely outdoor shower ! ! look no further . . . you've heard people talk about the way florida "used to be" . . . well, this is it! small, quiet neighborhood . . . beautiful, unpretentious houses and a sleepy lifestyle . . . glorious walks on the beach by day . . . and enchanting stargazing nights. this is the ONLY place i will stay when i return to my beloved beach. suzánne (memphis)"

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville Tn
5

Classic Grayton Cottage offers laid back old school vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great house, perfect old school cottage. affordable option and a fast walk to the beach. What more could you want in Grayton beach house, but a classic 1930's style cottage in paradise. This beach house is not for the people who need the home away from home type vacation but rather if you seek out the laid back "beach" cottage thats shabby cool--you can't go wrong with Grayton Presence. Also Jim is great to work with who manages the house! Book it with confidence if you like old school summer vacation homes.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming Grayton Beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

After two plane rides, arriving at this quaint beach cottage was a welcome respite from hectic, everyday life. The rooms were airy and open, the beds comfy, the backyard warm and sunny for morning coffee, loved having a coffee grinder as I brought fresh beans from home, outdoor shower was awesome, beach chairs were great - loved the backpack feel - made it so easy to walk to the beach, privacy of the cottage was appreciated, loved the decor and best of all - the location was great! Was minutes away from the beautiful , white sandy beach and turquoise water of Grayton and so close to the Red Bar and other local shops. We loved the fact that as we explored Grayton and surrounding beach communities, we never drove more than 20 minutes! What a relaxing beach getaway... this ocean girl from snowy Minnesota can hardly wait to come back :)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Memphis, Tennessee/Mid-South Region
5

How do you review heaven on earth?

  • 5 of 5

Old Grayton Presence is a short stroll to the beach, shops and dining in the laid back village. Accommodations were on point from arrival until we reluctantly checked out. The five of us (including two teens) were never cramped, lacking any amenity or bored in the two-bedroom, two-bath cottage whose lagniappes include front and back porches with comfy seating and swings. The outdoor shower is amazingly refreshing after a day in the sun (we used it more than the indoor showers). The cottage is on a main street, but you feel secluded in the lush greenery as the heady smell of Jasmine relaxes you into beach life. I commend the attention to detail down to the cozy interior décor and modern appliances plus exterior BBQ grill, beach cart and two bicycles that encouraged exploration of Grayton Beach State Park and the beach towns along the 30A bike path. Sunset on Grayton Beach is magical; we saw 5 stingrays, starfish, and more crabs than we could count. While there are McMansions springing up around the perimeter, I commend the community for maintaining the quaint cottages and old Florida charm. The only complaint I have about Old Grayton Presence is that I had to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Getaway

  • 4 of 5

We just returned from our stay here. This cottage is well-furnished, comfortable, clean, and convenient. We along with our two young children stayed a week here and it was everything we had hoped and more. The outside shower was terrific after returning from the beach. The beach is only a one- or two-minute stroll from the front door. Two very different bar/restaurants are just around the corner, giving you a choice of either a quieter atmosphere or live music and spontaneous dancing. As a woodworker, I appreciated the antique bed frames and tables. The large kitchen table allows for ample room for even a large family. The owner is great to work with and very attentive to the property and any needs you might have. This property is our new "go-to" for Grayton Beach. We will be back, and we highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved Our Grayton Experience

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from almost a week in Old Grayton Presence. This quaint and charming house was perfect for our family. It was well-located--close to the beach, Red Bar, and all Grayton Beach has to offer. The outdoor shower was awesome. The owners were outstanding to work with--very friendly and helpful. We are already looking forward to another visit to this area and staying at this house. It was truly laid-back and relaxing. What a wonderful experience!! Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

During your special time of restoration and relaxation, you can literally buy groceries and never have to get into your car again...a variety of restaurants with awesome food and entertainment are just moments away.

Like the Red Bar Picolos Restaurant with authentic jazz music from the Red Bar Jazz Band [Tuesday thru Saturday] and a Blue Grass / Reggae sound from the Dread Clampitt Band [Sunday thru Monday]. Also, across the street from Picolos Red Bar is Shorty's Bar and Grill, with a variety of talented musicians as well.

Our two on-site bikes will carry you to the Washington National Forest to the north or east/west on the scenic 30-A bike path which leads to a plethora of additional local art, food and music.

Be sure to visit Seaside, just minutes away on the bikes and along the way, take some time to breath in the beauty of Grayton Beach State Park.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Grayton Beach, North West Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2017
27 May 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,542
for 7 nights
£1,542
 
 
Late Summer 2017
20 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£696
for 4 nights
From
£174
£1,218
 

Additional pricing information

Saturday to Saturday weekly rental during Spring Break & Summer season / 4 night min otherwise
Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year, Holiday Weekends, Singer Songwriter = Spring 2017 rate
Cleaning fee & tax not included
Personal checks and credit cards accepted

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Special Offers

 
Portable wifi hotspot