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Happy Mermaid-1 Story Cottage on 30A-Fabulous Reviews-Short Walk to Beach

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Located between Seaside and Destin in beautiful Santa Rosa Beach, Happy Mermaid is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath cottage that is part of a small neighborhood of only 75 cottage style homes called Old Florida Village, on the north side of 30A. A community pool directly across a private drive makes keeping tabs on those loved ones especially convenient and beach access is a short stroll (approximately 550 yards or .3 mile).

The property has a nice covered front porch that leads into the main living area which has a 40' flat screen HD TV, DVD & sleeper sofa. Queen bedroom, 32' flat screen HD TV & private bath. Dining area seats 6. Kitchen has granite counter-tops, stainless appliances & small bar. Laundry room with stacked washer/dryer. There is bedroom with 2 twin beds & shared bath. Another queen bedroom with shared bath.

Covered back porch overlooks natural preserve with small lake.

Old Florida Village is just a short ten-minute drive to Silversands factory outlet mall as well as all the family and adult activities of Sandestin. Across the street is Goatfeathers, a great seafood restaurant, and other great restaurants, shopping boutiques, summer concerts, artist fairs and continuous entertainment options at gulf place which is just a short walk. The quaint villages of Grayton Beach, watercolor, and seaside are just 4-8 miles down the beach highway. Old Florida Village is ideally situated within a quarter mile of 2 public beach accesses with clean public facilities and plenty of parking.

More Details

Owner
Dino DeNicola
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018

About Dino DeNicola

We first heard about this area by reading an article in Coastal Living magazine in 2010. We didn’t get a chance to visit until June 2012. We immediately fell in love with the area, particularly the sugar white sand beaches, and decided we had to have our own place in the area. By the end of the summer of 2012 we fell in love and purchased “Happy Mermaid”. It is our pleasure to offer our cottage as 'home' to vacationing families. We take great pride in our property and we are pleased when our guests have a wonderful experience staying in our home.

Dino DeNicola purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Dino DeNicola chose Santa Rosa Beach

We selected 'Old Florida Village' because of its wonderful location and appeal to families! It is close to everything but not commercial or congested like the more urban areas. Traffic on 30-A is slow and easy! We hope it stays that way for a very long time.

What makes this cottage unique

As we mentioned earlier we take great care in our cottage and keep it impeccably maintained. It is wonderfully appointed and tastefully decorated. The cottage is immediately across the street from one of the two neighborhood pools. The best part is the cottage is within walking distance to two public beach accesses so you don’t have to worry about finding parking on those busy beach days.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Santa Rosa Beach in Walton County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedrom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(65 traveller reviews)

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Happy Mermaid-1 Story Cottage on 30A-Fabulous Reviews-Short Walk to Beach
average rating of 4.8923078 based on 65 reviews
4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

House met our needs but kitchen utensils need to be updated and 2 frying pans under the sink still had grease in them when we went to cook. Priced a little high especially with a 10am checkout.

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

WE LOVED IT. COTTAGE IS CUTE AND QUAINT.!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

ENJOYED EVERY MINUTE

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A Bright and Cheerful Home

  • 4 of 5

The interior is brightly decorated and quite a beachy feel. The kitchen was well equipped and the appliances were is good working order. The house is located across the street from the pool and we enjoyed a couple of "meet and greet" cocktail parties around the pool for the residents and all the snowbirds. The large pine trees around the house kept us aware of the cones dropping on the metal roof and the pollen that fell during February.

The neighborhood is very inviting and we really like meeting so many great people and their dogs as we walked around with our dog. We were happy there and would return for another winter get away and golf season in Florida.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect little house for a family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time at the Happy Mermaid, and we enjoyed it just as much. We cooked in the kitchen several times, and it was adequately prepped for cooking. We also enjoyed walking to ice cream and restaurants. Dino provides great customer service, and had someone come out the same day when one of the sinks clogged!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very Nice Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed the stay; very comfortable and good location for access to pools. beach, other small beach communities, and grocery stores, as well as to Destin. We would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year to stay at the Happy Mermaid and we absolutely love it! The community is great and the home is very close to the beach and across the street from the pool. We also enjoyed biking down 30A for a nearby dinner/shopping. I can't recommend the Happy Mermaid enough:)

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £118.82
Pet Fee £37.13
Damage Insurance £43.81

MUST BE 25 YRS OLD TO RENT

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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