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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 - 7 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
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

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 South Walton

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:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • 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 -
(62 traveller reviews)

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Happy Mermaid-1 Story Cottage on 30A-Fabulous Reviews-Short Walk to Beach
average rating of 4.919355 based on 62 reviews
Georgia
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: Oct 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 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: Sep 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 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: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. This home is convenient and close to everything. The decor is lovely. It has many personal touches with even boardgames for the family. Perfect place for a vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great !

  • 5 of 5

Happy Mermaid was a cute house ! it was very clean and had all the amenities we needed . maintanence person responded right away when we called him. would definetely recommend Happy Mermaid !

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lemont IL
5

We used the porch daily! People very friendly!

  • 5 of 5

The living area and front bedroom are great! Back two bedrooms a little snug. Back yard good for walking our dog in the morning and evening. Great pool across the street! Close to everything. Its 1/3 of a mile to beach access road/bike path but another 2/10 to the actual beach entrance. We would definitely come back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Santa Rosa Beach, North West Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall
17 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£569
for 3 nights
From
£135
£1,091
£1,428
 
 
Winter
5 Nov 2017 - 3 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£531
for 3 nights
From
£122
£1,007
£1,428
 
 
Spring Break
4 Mar 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£553
for 2 nights
From
£194
£1,499
£2,775
 
 
Value Spring
29 Apr 2018 - 11 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£443
for 2 nights
From
£139
£1,138
 
 
Summer
12 May 2018 - 11 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,499
for 7 nights
£1,499
 
 
Summer Discount
12 Aug 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£460
for 2 nights
From
£147
£1,184
 
 
Fall
16 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£435
for 2 nights
From
£135
£1,091
£1,428
 
 
Winter
4 Nov 2018 - 2 Mar 2019
2 night minimum stay
£409
for 2 nights
From
£122
£1,007
£1,428
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£401
for 2 nights
From
£118
£986
£1,428
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £22.65
Cleaning Fee £120.78
Property Damage Protection £44.54
Tax Rate 11.5%

MUST BE 25 YRS OLD TO RENT

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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