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Only 200 steps to the Beautiful White Sands & Blue Waters of the Gulf of Mexico

20 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Santa Rosa Beach - Leisure Time

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath with Ocean View..200 steps to the Beach!

Sit on the porch and rock in the rocker or swing in the swing and enjoy the cool breeze. Guest will enjoy this 2 bedroom 2 bath 2 story home that is approximately 200 steps to the Ed Wallen Public Park and the beautiful white sands and blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

As guest enter our home they will be in a cozy open floor plan w/living room, dining and kitchen combined. A den on the first floor has a queen sleeper sofa and access to a screened porch and laundry room. A full bath is also on the first floor.

At the top of the stairs is a bedroom w/twin beds, tv has connection for a gameing system and access to the porch. Down a short hall is a full bathroom and master bedroom w/queen bed, tv and access to the porch. You can enjoy a water view and have your morning coffee as you wake to another beautiful day and later you can enjoy a nice breeze and listen to the wonderful sounds of the night.

Leisure Time is located less than a block from GulfPlace which has boutique shops, bike rentals, summer concerts, farmers market, coffee shop and resturants. The Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club is only short walk or drive. The Hwy.30A bike and walking trail is just across the street and it runs the full length of Hwy.30A (appox. 18 miles). Biking and hiking trails in Point Washington State Park are easily accessed, surf fishing, kyaking and paddle boarding are just steps away. There are several state parks in the area that a nature lover will enjoy.

Our home includes linens, fully equipped kitchen, grill, washing machine/dryer, tv's in all rooms w/Medicom cable, Wi-Fi, games and books for your reading pleasure.


This is a NO-SMOKING home ... SMALL HOUSE BROKEN PETS are welcome, non-refundable $100.00 fee.

Please email with further questions.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Linda Waldrup dba G & L Management
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
2 October, 2016
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About Linda Waldrup dba G & L Management

We are the Brigmans and we own a home in Santa Rosa Beach. We have been in the area since 2005. Currently, we have several rental properties for rent. We do some long-term as well as long term...If you have a need for either of these, please send us an email and we will be happy to get back with you.

Linda Waldrup dba G & L Management purchased this house in 2012

Why Linda Waldrup dba G & L Management chose South Walton

This property is such easy access to everything you may need. Publix , Walmart and the Famous Donut Hole Resturant are within 5-miles but what we like the most is that once you are here...you never have to leave. You are within a 3 minute walk to everything, not to mention the 18 mile bike track.. We have really enjoyed this property.

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with this property the first time we saw it. To us the house has that Key West look and feel. The property has fruit trees and flowering shrubs. Sitting on the porch is so relaxing you just might want to sit there your whole vacation. It is just a short walk to events happening at Gulfplace which has a nice assortment of resturants. You can walk to Gulfplace to get fresh produce on Saturday mornings at the farmers market or get you a hot or cold beverage at the coffee shop. We have extra parking in case you have a boat, golf cart & trailer or extra vehicle.

Guestbook comments from the manager

My Son and I came down for a little R & R. Well that's exactly what we got..Did not have to drive anywhere...Had coffee every morning at Miss Lucy's coffee shop, rented bikes next door, rode to Goatfeathers for supper..(Great Oysters) and even rode to Elmo's..( they have the best oysters!! See Will...super nice guy at the bar!!) Anyway, Just wanted to tell you that we will be back to stay at your home..and the Queen bed sleeps great!! Or and you might want to take the hammick down or you will have permanent residents with the breeze from the beach..Haha..Hope to see you soon!!
Apr 2013
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based on 20 holidaymaker reviews

Only 200 steps to the Beautiful White Sands & Blue Waters of the Gulf of Mexico
average rating of 4.75 based on 22 reviews

Perfect location, private, clean

  • 4 of 5

We loved this location - it was private, clean, plenty of parking (makes for easy packing/unpacking the car), and convenient to the beach as well as restaurants (OMG the Perfect Pig... go there!). The main takeaway is that we would for sure go back. We had 4 adults and a small dog - it was everything we needed it to be.

The night before we were to leave, a hurricane was forecasted to hit. We communicated with the owner over the phone and she was incredibly accommodating which I sincerely appreciated. Nevertheless, we still took the trip and had a wonderful time.

It is a very short walk to the public beach access - totally doable even with all your beach gear. The beach, even on Labor Day weekend, was not super busy and seemed to be more family oriented and relaxed than other areas of the panhandle.

It rained one day during our stay but the upstairs balcony is well-covered and allowed for relaxing even in the rain so we could still make the most of our time there.

So why not 5 stars? The living room might be a little tight if you have more than 4 adults. Because we did have a rainy day and we were there on the opening weekend of college football, the boys did want to watch some TV - we all fit, but if there was a 5th person, they'd have to sit in a dining chair. Not a huge deal but something to keep in mind. The beds are also a little loud - we think it's the box spring. So while comfortable, if your partner moves at night, it might wake you up. Additionally, if you have a dog, there is not grass at this property so you'll need to head to the main road if you have a little guy who needs "the perfect spot" to do their business. :-)

But these aren't deal breakers or anything, just something to keep in mind when booking. The location and total sense of privacy here is well worth it. We thank the Waldrups for opening their home to us!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was hands down the best vacation home we have stayed in!

  • 5 of 5

This was hands down the best vacation home we have stayed in. Everything was perfect from the time we stepped out of our cars. We drank coffee on the porch swing every morning before walking to the beach, we ate lunch on the upper deck table and chairs, had dinner in the screened in patio and drank wine in the rocking chairs overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The home was fully stocked with cooking utensils, dishes, towels, soap, even paper towels and toilet paper! The covered grill area was really nice, as we did grill out a few nights. Our adult daughters infused their water with the Kumquits from the tree in the front which was really nice. I loved that we were so close to the beach and everything Gulf Place had to offer. We only drove our car twice the entire week! Thank you for sharing your beautiful beach house with us! We will most certainly be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for that wonderful review, so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your return for vacations in the future.
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Summer 2016 Vacation Rental Review

  • 5 of 5

We were really pleased and delighted with the house, location, proximity to the beach, and all the amenities offered....Our favorite part had to be the front Porch Swing and the 2nd Floor Deck and Sitting Area....We were able to enjoy some wonderful early morning and evening time there!

The service and whole experience was delightful!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome house

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful house. Location was great and convenient to beach and restaurants. Having beach chairs available was great. The second porch with a hammock was ideal and loved spending late afternoons relaxing on the porch. The swing on the front porch and the back porch area was outstanding. Could not have been a better experience. We were planning on booking again in October, but someone beat us to it. We hope to be back at some point.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this house for my birthday in June. I loved every bit of it. The beach is literally right around the corner in walking distance. There are some shops right by the house you can visit on your way to the beach too. The community there is very family friendly. There are coffee shops, restaurants and novelty stores in walking distance as well. The house itself was very nice and clean. The deck upstairs was perfect for us. We got some really fresh seafood down the street to cook and ate it on the deck with the breeze blowing and got to hear live music from down the street too. I would recommend staying here anytime your in the Destin/Santa Rosa Beach area. I will surely be visiting again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Memphis, TN

Beautiful cottage by the sea!

  • 5 of 5

We are in love with the great little house. The location is perfect--easy access to the beach and walking distance to restaurants and shops. The house is well-equipped with lots of areas to sit and relax. We're already planning our stay for next year! Linda was great to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We hope you will stay with us again in the future.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Destin Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
La Playa
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US Hwy. 98
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Vue
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Ed Wallin Public Beach Access

Santa Rosa Golf Club offers golf, tennis. YOLO board rentals , Bike rentals at GulfPlace


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Santa Rosa Beach, South Walton

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
10 Sep 2016 - 3 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
4 Nov 2016 - 2 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
3 Mar 2017 - 18 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
19 May 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
11 Sep 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £82 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £102
Property Damage Protection £48
Tax Rate 11.0%

Leisure Time is Snowbird ready. Rates are $1800.00 per month (prefer a 3 month min.) November thru March, plus tax + cleaning fee + pet fee (if pet vacations) + insurance. Contact for the seasonal Snowbirds package.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Santa Rosa Beach in North West Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom-Twins - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom-Queen - 1 Large Double Bed
  • each bedroom has TV Den has queen sleeper sofa
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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