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Charming, Clean, and Airy, 'Old Florida' Beach Cottage. TWO very unique units

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage- TWO units with 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Clean, bright and airy ' old Florida' beach cottage duplex located on the peaceful west end of Panama City Beach. Extra large screened in Florida room with wonderful ocean breezes. One and a half blocks from the beach in a quiet desirable residential neighborhood. Original terrazzo flooring. Recently remodeled by local award winning artists Yolie and Ron Strickland. Great attention to detail was used when decorating and remodeling this cottage.

There are so many things to do and see on Panama City Beach. We strive to place you in a state of mind to fully seek them and find peace. This is the cleanest and most tastefully decorated cottage rental on the beach. It is designed to be reminiscent of old Florida long before Disney and the circus of spring break. There is always a breeze and the salt air reminds you of why you came to Panama City Beach. Sunnyside has some of the most beautiful beaches in Florida.

Imagine relaxing with cool coastal breezes and cocktails at sunset. Safely stroll peaceful beaches on moonlit nights. Listen to the waves gently lap the shore as you fall asleep. Awake restfully over coffee on the ample screened-in porch at sunrise, ready to take on another adventurous new day.

Your roomy bedroom is equipped with a queen sized Serta perfect sleeper new mattress. There is a ceiling fan , along with plenty of lighting for reading and cable television. Your room is un-cluttered, very clean, and comfortable. The bathroom is just steps away.

We truly want you to enjoy panama city beach as much as we do. This vacation cottage has it all and is ready for you to enjoy it.

Keywords: PEACEFUL, CLEAN, AIRY, 'OLD FLORIDA', TROPICAL, QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD, TERRAZZO FLOORS, BEACH,

More Details

Owner
Ron and Yolie Strickland
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Italian, Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

About Ron and Yolie Strickland

WE ARE VERY UNIQUE GLASS ARTISTS WITH UNLIKELY BACKGROUNDS. RON WAS BORN AND RAISED IN PANAMA CITY WITH AN AFFINITY TOWARDS CLIMBING TREES IN HIS YOUTH. HE KNOWS FLORIDA FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF A MAGNOLIA TREE TOP. YOLIE ' JOLIJN' IS A FITNESS INSTRUCTOR AND ARTIST FROM THE NETHERLANDS. SHE GREW UP IN AFRICA AS THE DAUGHTER OF A UNITED NATIONS AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIST. WE MET THRU THE CLOTHING BUSINESS AND FELL IN LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT. WE HAVE BEEN MARRIED FOR 15 YEARS AND TRAVEL THE COUNTRY EXHIBITING OUR ARTWORK AT FINE ART SHOWS. WHEN NOT TRAVELING, WE ENJOY HIKING, BIKING, KYACKING AND HANGING OUT WITH OUR WONDERFUL DOGS. WE ARE DACHSHUND PEOPLE BUT HAVE AN UNEXPLAINED LOVE FOR PEKINGESE ALSO. WE REALLY LOVE THIS LITTLE BEACH COTTAGE AND WANT TO SHARE ITS' CHARM WITH OTHERS. WE ENJOYED FIXING IT UP AND DECORATING AND REMODELING. EVERY DETAIL WAS HAND PICKED AND NOT THROWN TOGETHER FROM YARD SALE JUNK. THERE IS A LOT OF LOVE IN THIS COTTAGE. WE HOPE YOU ENJOY IT.

Ron and Yolie Strickland purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Ron and Yolie Strickland chose Kiska Beach

I GREW UP IN PANAMA CITY AND REMEMBER COMING TO THE BEACH AS IF IT WERE GOING TO A FANTASY LAND. THERE WERE SAND DUNES TALLER THAN OUR CAR. THE WEST END OF THE BEACH ALWAYS HAD A SPECIAL FEEL TO IT. IT STILL DOES TODAY AS IT IS NIGHT AND DAY FROM THE CLUSTER OF HIGHRISES AND HOTELS. SOMEHOW IT HAS KEPT IT'S CHARM. I FELL IN LOVE WITH MY BEAUTIFUL WIFE HERE. THERE IS SOMETHING MAGICAL HERE ON THIS SMALL SLICE OF BEACH.

What makes this cottage unique

I LOVE THE SUNSETS FROM THE WEST WINDOW THE MOST. THE PROPERTY IS QUIET AND PEACEFUL. THERE IS ALWAYS A BREEZE AND THE LARGE PORCH IS CALMING. I ALWAYS FEEL LIKE I'M IN REAL FLORIDA. I KNOW THE BEACH IS JUST STEPS AWAY.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Kiska Beach in Sunnyside

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Queen size sleeper sofa ( 1 )
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
HUGE PORCHES, ORIGINAL TERRAZZO FLOORING, REMODELED BY LOCAL ARTISTS.

Reviews

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Charming, Clean, and Airy, 'Old Florida' Beach Cottage. TWO very unique units
average rating of 4.857143 based on 63 reviews
4

As advertized.

  • 4 of 5

Place was clean, cozy and a short walk to the beach. We had two adults, and two 14 yr olds. The hideaway bed worked great for the kids. The front porch was really nice and provided some additional living space. It is a duplex, but we really never noticed the other tenants. The grill outside had one side burner that didn't work.

The kitchen had all the necessities to prepare meals. However I'm not sure if it was intentional, but the only thing missing was a good table to sit down and eat. If you plan on preparing meals and eating there (to save money), I would recommend bringing a folding table and a couple extra chairs. Overall a good place to stay, and the owners were responsive and very good to work with.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Christian for the kind review. We are not used to receiving four star reviews. We strive for nothing less than five stars. Perhaps, we need to improve or explain our property. Fist, we are very happy that you were satisfied with everything within the interior of the property, other than the seating. Banana Cabana is a small cottage with one bedroom. We typically host couples after a quiet romantic getaway. When we do have small families, we offer the queen pull out couch. As you can see from staying here, there is not room for a large formal dining area. I do believe the pictures accurately showed what we offered. I do apologize for the burner being out on the grill. If you had brought that to my attention, I could have brought you an additional grill. At any rate, thank you for the four star review. We will try to provide a better service to your needs next time. Ron
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5

Perfect little beach retreat

  • 5 of 5

Ron and Yolie have created a darling "Old Florida" beach experience. The cottage is spotlessly clean, decorated as if it was their own home, and thoughtfully furnished with everything we needed for a perfect beach holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brenda. It was great meeting you and your family. What a great idea, to have family in both cottages. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay. The Banana Cabana, has a way of relaxing, and calming the soul. Even in Hurricanes. Hopefully, we will have better weather next year. I would love to have you back. I'm willing to work with you in any way, to make that happen. Thanks Ron
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5

Adorable, super clean, awesome owners!

  • 5 of 5

The Banana Cabana is the cutest little place just two blocks off the beach, the west end is much quieter than being closer to town. Well worth the drive and the owners are so great!! I love the decor and the screened porch is perfect! Highly recommend this owners properties!! Thank you for my first ever vacation alone!! Definitely won't be my last.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

The property is on the quite side of town. Very nice and comfortable, clean and very well kept. I loved the front porch.

Ron and Yolie were great host. Very attentive to your needs.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ray. It was great to meet you also. You really made the best out of a unexpected trip. I can't thank you enough for your kind understanding and flexibility with the t.v. repair. I'm happy that you got to enjoy frequent naps on the front porch. It truly is a magical place. I hope to see you again in the future.
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5

My family and I loved this cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

Ron and Yani were so nice and made us feel right at home. The cottage is located only minutes from the beach with convenient walking paths. The community was very quite and neighbors were very friendly. The porch is perfect for relaxing and just hanging out. My family and I are looking forward to visiting again.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jessica, Thank you for the kind review. We would love to have you back. Ron
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1st Family Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our first family beach vacation, and we felt so at home in this quaint cottage. Yolie and Ron made us feel so welcome upon arrival. The bed was extremely comfortable and we loved the outdoor shower! You had everything you needed right at your fingertips. The beach cart, accessories and clothes line got good use out of them while we were there. We had a very accessible route to the beach and stopped for ice cream at the Christian camp ground almost every day on our way back. There also is a nice restaurant a few blocks away that is a must stop in for breakfast.

Thank you for your hospitality Ron and Yolie and look forward to visiting again in the future.

~The Norris Family~

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kim, for the kind review. I'm happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay. What a great idea , of stopping by the Christian Retreat for an ice cream , after a day at the beach. I think I will start recommending that to future guest. The idea is all yours though. It was great to meet you and your family. I hope you will stay at the Banana Cabana again.
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Location

Nearest Point of Interest
PIER PARK
Nearest Point of Interest
PANAMA CITY BEACH PIER
Nearest Point of Interest
CARILLON BEACH
Nearest Point of Interest
LAKE POWELL BOAT LAUNCH
Nearest Point of Interest
GAIL OBERST TRAIL SYSTEM

JAZZ FESTIVALS, ART FESTIVALS, 22 MILE PAVED BIKE PATH ALONG SCENIC HIGHWAY 30-A ONLY 2 MILES AWAY.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £53.27
Damage Insurance £41.9

There are TWO separate units available at this cottage. Please call to check for availability. The calender shown reflects the front unit only.

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