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Cozy,clean cottage steps to beach. April 9-14 last minute special $600 flat

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-8)

Cottage on a huge lot just steps to the beach with large oceanview observation deck. The property that we purchased for barefootbeachbunglows-dot-com ONLY 10 MINUTES FROM NEW NORTHWEST FLORIDA BEACHES INTL AIRPORT & 5 MINUTES TO PIER PARK shopping and dining and th new shopping and dining Avenue 30-A. So close you can see water from the front and back yards! Featuring 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, living area with 40' FLAT SCREEN TV, 32' Flat screen smart tvs in bedrooms, kitchen, screened in front porch with tv and day bed, huge grilling and beach view deck. Relaxing, safe neighborhood yet you have close access to all the amenities Panama City Beach provides. FREE Broadband/Wi-Fi service included to help you stay connected. Phone service with FREE locally or USA long distance . Perfect for families or small groups who want to spend time making memories that last a lifetime. Very close to 30-A, Seaside, Rosemary Beach, Destin, all the Panama City Beach amusement parks, Gulf World Sea Aquarium and Ripley's Believe. Parking area on the beach. At Emerald Isle Condo and Sandpiper Resort you can rent umbrellas, kayaks, Jet Ski’s or parasail. Click on our calendar for availability.

Keywords: Walk to beach, Clean, Private Home, Panama City Beach Vacation, West End House, Beachview, Beach Cottage, Safe Neighborhood, Bike friendly, pet friendly

More Details

Gail Cowden
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

About Gail Cowden

We are business owners who love to vacation and make memories with our family.

Gail Cowden purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Gail Cowden chose North West Florida

My husband and I have family who live in the Gulf Coast Panhandle. We have been vacationing here our whole lives and had a condo and business in Destin in the 90's. Most of our fondest memories are of family times on the beach. Our favorite activities other than chilling on the beach are going to the amusement parks, fishing, boating and of course eating great seafood!! In 2010 when we saw this cottage for sale we saw both short term and long term potential. Our goal when renovating the home was to keep the vintage character of this 1940's cottage. We are Always improving the cottage to make it comfortable for our guest. In 2012 we added the observation deck which has been a favorite with guests. Since purchasing this home we have fallen in love with PCB and its friendly, unpretentious locals and vacation home owners like ourselves!

Our love of the panhandle is so torn between Destin and Panama City Beach, that we decided to have the best of both worlds and acquired a condo in the heart of the Miramar Beach area of Destin in 2011. Then in 2012 we added two off the beach houses in Santa Rosa Beach, Fl. These VRBO rentals have far exceeded our expectations.

What makes this cottage unique

There is nothing like long walks on the beach any time of day or any season. From our cottage you can have sand in your toes in minutes. I fell so blessed to go to the end of my street and see ocean. It is truly inspiring. We love the fall and winter in PCB as much as the spring and summer. On the west end of PCB you are just minutes to so many other great water and dinining areas like St. Andrews Bay, Rosemary Beach, Grayton Beach, Destin and Seaside..

However we tend to spend most of our time and dollars eating at our favorite local spots like Dusty's, Mike's Diner and Oyster Bar, The Sand Bar next to Buddy's Seafood or the Back Porch at Pier Park so that we have more time to spend with family and each other.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Panama City Beach in Bay County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower in vintage bathroom. Also hot and cold shower outside.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Plush King Sized Bed (1), Plush Queen Sized Bed (1), Plush Twin Day Bed on screened in porch (1) Futon sofa (1) queen blowup mattress
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
40' FLAT SCREEN TV IN LIVING AREA,32 inch in MASTER 32' Smart TV in Guest Room, 22' flat screen ON SCREENED PORCH , DOG RUN FOR UNDER 14LBS DOG ONLY, VHS and DVD in livin and Blue ray in master room.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(49 traveller reviews)

Cozy,clean cottage steps to beach. April 9-14 last minute special $600 flat
average rating of 4.8163266 based on 49 reviews

Charming, clean, fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

This little cottage is very clean, with plenty of living space inside and outside. I loved everything about this property: the layout, the furnishings, and the location. Pier 69 is a very short walk to the beach, Pier Park is two miles away, and I walked there every day. There are a lot of restaurants, plenty of local haunts, as well as popular chains, a new Wal-mart, Target and other types of shopping nearby. The kitchen is fully equipped, there is a washer and dryer, and we even cooked out one evening on the grill. I plan to stay here on our next visit to Panama City Beach.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect and relaxing for a romantic getaway.

  • 5 of 5

This cottage had every comfort of home, tons of seating areas to enjoy morning sun with coffee, afternoon tanning on the rooftop deck, views of the ocean, and a screened in porch for afternoon napping.

Master bed was like sleeping on a cloud, and we left there more rested than we have felt in a long time. Lots of fluffy white towels, good tvs to watch, and ceiling fans in every room.

Would totally recommend this beautiful and charming bungalow to all. Can't wait to come back.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a great time at the Barefoot Cottage in PCB in February 2017

  • 4 of 5

This property worked great for us and out little dog Henry. The only thing that was somewhat of an annoyance was the Dumpster for the Restaurant on Front Beach Road was right next to the Cottage and the deliveries, and the dumpster pick-up daily was annoying and it also attracted a lot of cats which annoyed Henry, more than anything.

The property is very clean, well stocked with everything you would need for the month and very comfortable. Beds were also very comfortable with change in linens and plenty of towels stocked in the Bathroom It was also good to have a washer and dryer. The screened in porch was fabulous. The weather could not have been better this year and Beach access was right across the street as the owners said.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best vacation ever.

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage love you can just walk a few steps to the beach. If you want to get plenty of rest and relaxation stay here. It's very guiet compared to a hotels.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cute,clean, and convenient location.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this cottage. It was very clean and really convenient to front beach road and back beach road. Short walk to the beach, which you can see from the house. We didn't want to leave. Another thing we really like is it had an outdoor shower. So we could easily rinse off before we entered back in the house after being at the beach. Fully stocked with everything you need in the kitchen. We just loved our stay. And we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We love the place and the master bed is always the best money can buy. The house is cozy & comfy.

  • 5 of 5

We love the property and when in PC, will always stay here

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Mikes Oyster Bar And Diner
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
To Bilouxi
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Many to choose from
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Mikes Oyster Bar and Diner
Nearest Beach
Panama City Beach
Car: recommended

Not only is this cottage right beside Mike's Cafe and Oyster Bar but the cottage is also close to another Thomas Family tradition, Thomas' Doughnuts! Also check out the Carousel Gourmet Grocery Store that features local groceries as well as an excellent wine selection. Don't miss their free wine tastings on Fridays! Also close to Winn Dixie Grocery ans CVS Pharmacy. You can even travel via the local trolley up and down Front Beach Road. A Summer Concert Series as well as other events are always going on at Pier Park which is a mega shopping, theatre and dining complex that is beside an awesome public pier. Pier Park has something for everyone. Very close also to the Gulfarium, Ripley's Believe It or Not and Wonder Works. As motorcycle enthusiasts know, PCB is home to Thunder Beach Bike Rally!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Panama City Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Spring 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 21 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Summer 2017
22 May 2017 - 13 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Late Summer 2017
14 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Fall/Winter 2017-18
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
Spring 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £77.9 + Tax
Rental Property Insurance £45.96 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £77.9
Pet Fee £58.42 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Smoking is allow in outdoor areas but guests are responsible for disposing of the cigarette butts. Pets are allowed with approval but both have to be cleaned up after or be charged an additional $50 cleaning fee. Pet Fee add $15 a day for pet up to $75 Maximum per week. For Second pet add $5 more a day up to $100 maximum per week . Not declaring pet prior to arrival could result in guest being asked to leave the rental without any refund on unused nights. Payments may be made via PayPal or mailed check.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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