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Denise Bearden

Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks English


Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday condo in Panama City Beach - Ground Floor Unit- West Tower

Ground floor convenience. King Bedroom + Queen Sofa bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)


BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED!!! Granite Kitchen. King Bedroom on Gulf front. Private WIFI. Keyless entry.Amazing views! Two padded lounge chairs and umbrella included (March 15 - October 15th). Mere steps to the most beautiful beach in the world! Convenient, close parking. Gated and secure. Walking distance to Wonderworks Museum, Ripleys, and Walmart.

Located on Thomas Drive beside World Famous Pineapple Willies, Sunbird is one of the original condos on the beach. It is NOT a HUGE building with crowded beaches; just 2 towers, each with 12 floors. Sunbird is very FAMILY FRIENDLY!! The parking lot and sunning decks are gated and require a code or access. All entrances to the pools are also gated separately.


Sunbird is conveniently located within walking distance of several restaurants, shopping, a public golf course, recreational rentals and attractions. Please see the list of local ATTRACTIONS below as well as their location on the MAP. A 10 minute drive from the new PIER PARK Mall. 45 Minutes from DESTIN outlet malls.

NOTE: ALL units are 1BD/1BA, but the layouts differ. This is a 'B' unit.

THIS UNIT IS GROUND FLOOR. Very close unloading and parking. Living room AND bedroom sliding glass doors open directly out front onto the patio by the beach and pool. No need for elevators! BEACH CHAIRS (2 LOUNGES WITH ONE UMBRELLA) MARCH 15 - OCT 15

Sorry, no pets, no smoking in units, and the primary renter must be 25 years of age and stay the entire period (STRICTLY ENFORCED BY THE ASSOCIATION).

Sunbird Features:

-Fitness center

-Free Wi-Fi

-3 swimming pools

-A Charcoal BBQ grill

-Lighted Tennis Courts/Shuffle Board

-Video Arcade

-Drink and Snack vending

Our unit features:

-Free Beach Chairs March 15 - October 15

-Private WIFI (not shared with condo)

-47' TV in Living room, with DVD/VCR & Premium cable channels

-26' TV in Bedroom, with DVD/VCR

-2 chairs on deck

The Beach’s Best Dining:


Captain Anderson's


Pier Park: Margaritaville, Regae J's

Family Fun & Adventure:

Wonderworks Museum (the upside down house)


Shell Island Cruises

Pirate Ship Cruise

Charter Deep Sea Fishing Trips

Shipwreck Island Water Park

Miniature Golf

Dolphin Encounter Trips

Go-Kart Tracks

Monster Arcades

Charter & Group Fishing

“Ripley's Believe it Or Not'

State Park

Rock'it Lanes Bowling

Gulf World, Movie Theatres & Pier Park cinemas

Shopping at Pier Park

Bungee rides

Keywords: Condominium, condo, beach, ocean, ocean view, gulf, gulf front

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Denise Bearden (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Denise Bearden

In the photo, we are covered in paint during remodeling! We reside in Birmingham, but try to make several trips a year to inspect - and ENJOY our condos. We put a lot of personal time and effort into keeping our properties well maintained for your comfort and enjoyment.

Denise Bearden purchased this condo in 2002

Why Denise Bearden chose Panama City Beach

Convenience is the name of the game. This condo is ideal because you are on the ground floor and can walk right out to the beach or pool. And if you forget something, you don't have to go all the way back up the elevator. This is also one of the few properties with parking just outside your door.

What makes this condo unique

Everything you need is within walking distance.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a terrific time. The food at Firefly was wonderful. Whenever Alice says the food “ is to die for”, I’ve made brownie points. Thanks for the suggestion.
Apr 2011
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based on 45 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 4.9333334 based on 47 reviews

Wonderful location and condo

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay, right near one of our favorite places in Panama City - Pineapple Willys. My favorite is having beach chairs & umbrella available during our stay. Denise was super quick and helpful in responses to our inquiry and making sure we had all the information we needed for a successful stay. Condo clean and well kept. We look forward to future visits - thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the five stars, Nicole! I, too, love walking over to Pineapple Willys for drinks, food, or music. My husband will run over to the bar and order food from the bartender! It is super fast! Oops. Now the secret's out! I hope you can come back soon.
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The beach view and 1st floor location is perfection!

  • 5 of 5

We'll be back for sure! 3 reasons: Denise is extremely gracious, helpful and very quick to respond to messages. She's done a great job keeping an older condo looking fresh, and it was clean. And lastly and most impressively, the convinces that come with the ground floor - the view is beautiful! The entire west side of the condo (bedroom and family room) is all glass doors and huge windows. Pull back all the curtains and it's just deck, white sand, ocean, and blue sky! The deck is huge and you're just steps away from the beach. The pictures don't give it justice! Thank you Denise!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bethany, I am so happy that you loved the place as much as I do. I love being able to share it! Thank you for the kind words and I hope you make it back very soon.
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henderson Tn

Amazing View

  • 5 of 5

First of all, Thank you, Denise, for allowing us to stay in your condo. It was perfect for us. Friends, if you are reading my review, trust me, you won't be disappointed. The condo, is exactly as pictured, and more. If you are in the living room, kitchen, dining area, or in the bedroom, you have ocean view, everywhere. I was just blown away. It is very well equipped, and we had everything we needed. It was very clean, and furnished nicely. The furniture is very comfortable, and the King bed is very comfortable as well.

I cook, every day, while on vacation, so the kitchen is stocked with everything you need. I love walking out the huge glass doors, right onto the deck, and the ocean, is everywhere. This is the first time to vacation here, in January, and also the first time in Denise's condo, but it will not be the last time. Denise is quick to respond, to any questions you may have. Very simple to rent from her. While we were there, we checked out three more condo's, in the complex, and Denise's Condo, is the best. Love the gated entry, and the key pad on the door, rather than having to worry about, digging in my purse, for a key. My only negative thing is, I had to leave it, and go home, But I Will Be Back.

There is a very good book in the unit, if you read, it is a must. It is called, Choosing To See.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, it thrills my soul to know that you enjoyed this little piece of paradise as much as I do personally, and sounds like we enjoy the same books, too! I look forward to your next visit! Thank you so much for the kind words.
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Best place ever!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in this condo. We just love this place! Everything you need is there. It is clean and furnished so nicely. Being right on the beach is a total plus!! We will definitely be staying here again. Love, love, love it!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Judy, I hope you can return for many years to come. It is a joy being able to share paradise with you!
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Burlington, KY

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much! The condo was clean and very comfortable. Even the pullout couch was comfortable. It was nice being on the first floor and able to walk right out to the beach. The pool is also within steps of the condo. The condo is close to everything you could possibly need. Pineapple willys restaurant is right next store and Walmart is right across the street. The owner Denise is a very sweet woman and was easy to get a hold of and responded to our emails quickly! I would not hesitate to stay here again! Thank you Denise for making my birthday vacation such a wonderful experience!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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My Home's in Alabama!

Most Comfortable King Bed & Ground Floor Cannot Be Beat!!!

  • 5 of 5

My title pretty well sums it up. The Pillow-Top King Bed was hard to leave each morning; we slept like babies the whole time during vacation! No Elevators and no waiting for elevators! You cannot beat Ground Floor! Park your car and carry your stuff right inside and enjoy and that is just what we did. Very, very, very convenient Beach access, 3 pools at the facility and close, and we just enjoyed sitting outside the Condo watching the Sun Set each day. Right next door to Pineapple Willy's was not bad either and with the private gate access, it was just too convenient. We will be back! Best Condo in Panama City Beach!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is such a pleasure to see others enjoy this condo as much as we do! And yes, I agree the comfort of that bed does make me want to sleep in too! I look forward to having you and your wife visit again, Lonnie. Thanks for the stars!
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Nearest Point of Interest
Pineapple Willy's
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Ripley's Believe it or Not
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Wonder Works Museum
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Circle K
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Waffle House
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KFC, McDonalds, BackYard Burgers
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Car: recommended

Beach/water activity rentals available on the beach in front of the condo (para-sailing, jet skiing, banana boat rides and more).

Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum and Wonderworks are less than a mile away and an easy walk. You can also walk to Wal-Mart and fast food as well as several nice restaurants.

Shipwreck Island Water Park is only 2 miles away. http://www.shipwreckisland.com/

Gulf World Marine Park is 5 miles away- http://gulfworldmarinepark.com/

Pier Park outlet mall and restaurants are a 10 minute drive. http://pierpark.info/


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Thomas Drive Area, Panama City Beach

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
27 May 2016 - 31 Jul 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Aug 2016 - 9 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late Summer
10 Sep 2016 - 24 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
25 Sep 2016 - 12 Nov 2016
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Winter 2016
13 Nov 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Winter Holiday
22 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2017
2 Jan 2017 - 2 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £137
Cleaning £51 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

I still accept checks and can hold a separate check for the damage deposit when time allows, and this will save the VRBO booking fee. Otherwise, if you pay online, the $200 damage deposit is paid up front and VRBO charges a booking fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Panama City Beach in North West Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Lighted tennis court, shuffleboard, racquetball and arcade on property. -All beach activity rentals (jet-skis, parasailing, Hobie cat and more) available on the beach in front of property. -Volleyball net on beach.

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