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'Barbie's Beach House'....Perfect Cottage Steps from Beach heated pool

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms +sleeping porch, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)heated poolHeated pool

Georgeous decorated beach house near Seaside on 30-A. Relax after your beach day in the private heated pool or in the oversized hammock in the shade of the trees. Private beach access to a non crowded area of beach. This is one of the favorites of our guests. You will understand when your here

Main living area with gas fireplace joins kitchen with Viking appliances.

3 full bedrooms, 1 king, 2 queens, 3 full baths.Office with 2 twin beds on sunporch on second floor. Balcony off front bedroom on second floor.

This is a 1800 square home that will easily give 3 or 4 children there own space.

The pool in the backyard is very private with gas gill and patio for grilling out.

Seaside is a little less than a mile away with entertaiment for adults and kids. Many locally owned shops and restaurants are

within walking distance .Bike rental's close by and some renters have not driven a car after arriving since there are bike paths all along 30A. Publix Grocery at Watercolor Crossing is about a mile away

This is a great family vacation home for a laid back 30-A South Walton vacation. It is almost never crowded where we are located, but if you want the crowds then just bike to Seaside. While there is a private beach directly across street, there is also a public beach close by with Walton County Lifeguards if that is important.

This is my wifes pride and joy so if you rent, please try your best to keep it nice.We will check you in and out and do our best to make sure you have a great time. I know you will love the location.

Keywords: close to beach, Seaside, 30A, private pool

More Details

Ted Densmore
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Ted Densmore

We live in the Fort Walton Beach area and love the beach and water activites. One day we hope to spend time with our grandchildren here.

Ted Densmore purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Ted Densmore chose Seagrove Beach

The house is in a unique area located on a quiet street with great shade trees and the best beach on 30A!


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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 6 deck chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
small office area upstairs if need area to work while visiting


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'Barbie's Beach House'....Perfect Cottage Steps from Beach heated pool
average rating of 4.9555554 based on 45 reviews

Perfection in a beach house!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this house! It is 1 short bike ride to Seaside for our teenage boys and a 5 min walk to the beach. The public access is a 8 min walk to the beach but very user friendly including a ramp for your wheeled cooler or wagons. We loved everything about the house including the bar armoire, the heated pool, the bedding, the size and layout, the privacy, the cute and eye-candy decor, the landscaping, and all the nice touches such as beach hats, beach totes, bikes, and stocked kitchen!!

It slept our party of 6 more than comfortably and the boys loved having the whole king suite with 3 beds and a full bath to hang out in separate from the parents. Three full baths for six people is a luxury in a rental.

Thanks Ted and Barbie for a great stay and let's not forget the key lime pie from Donut Hole in the fridge when we arrived. Can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Such a nice house!

  • 5 of 5

The outdoor living areas surrounding the house are wonderful and very private and the house is stocked with top of the line furnishings and household items. The walk to the beach is easy-the house is close to the ramp so it is simple to pull the beach cart (provided at the house!) The public bathrooms at the beach ramp are very well kept too. Would definitely recommend this house to our friends!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Perfect place to getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for my family. The path to the beach was a quick walk and my kids enjoyed the pool. The owners were so sweet and loved that key lime pie they left us! Very sweet! The home is laid out beautifully with many areas to relax, either in a shaded hammock, pool, porch, or in a nice spot in the house! We’ll be back for sure!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for keeping the house so nice. come again we love it when you enjoyed it
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perfect just perfect

  • 5 of 5

The Barbie House was perfect for our family. We had 6 adults ranging in age of 16-53. From the greeting of a key lime pie in the frig to the exit of hearing the waves on the beach as we pulled away, it was everything we had hoped for and more.

Each bedroom was a great size. We had people sleeping in each one including the "office" twin beds, which my 16 year olds loved. I don't believe there are any pictures of the bathrooms so I went on faith hoping it would match the rest of the house and they did. Very clean and up to date! One on the main floor and one in each of the bedrooms upstairs.

We had one little issue and I was very pleased at how quickly it was taken care of, even going above and beyond what we would have expected!! They have really included everything you would need for a great stay.

You actually can walk right to the beach! And you can hear it from the house. I had just had some health issues and the access to the ramp down to the beach was just feet away and made it so easy to get down and back up to the beach. The beach was so close, the kids just walked back and forth. We were also just minutes away from Seaside hustle and bustle to enjoy all of the food and shopping but just enough away to be able to avoid all the traffic. Perfect for the kids to bike or walk.

The house and the pool are exactly what we wanted. Heated and great for end of day at the beach or for the days when I just wanted to rest at the house. The decor is so cute!! I am sure my family would have never left if we didn't have to get back to work and our other lives.

Ted and his wife have done a great job and were incredible to work with. They called before we left our home to make sure we had everything we needed and were full of information to make our stay fantastic.

I guess I could sum up the stay that, as we were leaving, we were all crying. Can't wait until next year!

Thank you Ted!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seagrove Dreaming

  • 5 of 5

Stop looking for the perfect beach rental because Barbie's Beach house is just that! Barbie's Beach house is privately tucked away yet only a mere 100 yards from the ocean and located in the heart of all the best restaurants and activities located on the 30A. When you enter the property you immediately feel you are in the heart of Seaside with the watercolor turquoise and pink house paint, the cobblestone drive and pathways, and the perfectly manicured yard. My husband and I have stayed in the area for 3 years now and visit friends that stay in Seaside and Rosemary beaches; I can state with confidence that this house is more convenient, comfortable, and financially more reasonable than any of the previous homes we have stayed in or even visited; and, although the beach was populated I never felt crowded or as though we did not have any elbow room in the water and at our umbrella. Ted Densmore is first class all the way; his mission was to ensure that our stay was high quality and this was evident through his restaurant recommendations and personal accessibility when I had questions. I could write a book about the adorable decor of the home, the hospitality of the dessert upon arrival, and the perfect location but I also realize the purpose of this review is to assist the consumer with booking a home; therefore, I bulleted the main points that may be of interest to other families.

1. LOCATION! This house is in Seagrove Beach but less than a mile from Seaside, 3 miles to Watercolor, and approximately 7 miles from Rosemary. In addition to the general location the house is approximately 100 yards from the beach access which is convenient for families with young children.

2. AMENITIES; the amenities of this home are first class. There is a grill deck with a nice gas grill. There is a private pool and this was clutch with our kids. The shed has beach chairs, umbrellas, bikes, pool toys, sand toys, and general supplies required for upkeep. The kitchen is fully stocked and there is a bar hutch for evening drinks.

3. DECORATIVE & COMFORTABLE; the beds were comfortable and the sheets were soft. There is also lots of storage space for organizing beach supplies, clothes, and shoes.

In closing, there are homes designed only for "rental" and homes designed to ensure a perfect experience for a renter. It is evident Ted and his wife designed a home they love and in turn share their home so other families make memories of a lifetime. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for keeping out so nice by we love it when people of the house the way we do come again
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So cute & clean!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was EXCELLENT! So cute & quaint! Plenty of room for our group of 5! The hot water never ran out and that made it super easy for everyone to get ready in the evenings after being at the beach all day! Which was also very beautiful! We'll definitely be returning!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Apr 2018 - 26 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 May 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
19 Aug 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Fall
9 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall Break
30 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Oct 2018 - 17 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
18 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 Nov 2018 - 22 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
30 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £143.06
Refundable Damage Deposit £357.65
Tax Rate 11.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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