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"Caroline's Oyster" near Seaside, Grayton, Alys, and Rosemary Beaches

Bedrooms 4
Property type house


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Book Early for 2017!!! We always book solid during the Spring & Summer.

Sorry no pets period...

Make your beach vacation a TRIP! Stay at the Hippest Vacation House on 30-A! The house is a special beach home, created to be hip and different from your typical Beach rental, appointed with comfortable classic modern furnishings. The home is designed to support every whim from hammock napping to gourmet cooking.

The house is located inside a newly designed, intimate beach community, just down from infamous Goatfeathers and Balsamati's Restaurants. The house's property is situated directly on one of the two communities pools, just a short stroll (500 yards) from the beach. We also have a large one bedroom condo (sleeps 6) directly on the beach just down the road in Blue Mountain Beach. You can combine the condo with your rental and have an outpost for grandparents or that childless relative.

The master bedroom suite on the second floor includes a king size bed, grass chair, desk, french doors that open to a wrap-around private balcony with hammock that peeks through the trees at the community pool, and on suite bath with tub and separate shower. There are two additional bedrooms upstairs, one with a queen bed (partial view of hidden lake), and the other with 4 bunk beds, lots of books, puzzles and games for the kids. The fourth bedroom on the main floor has a comfortable queen bed (replaced the futon) with a full bathroom directly across the hall. Wonderfully appointed kitchen with Corian counters, Kenmore Radiant Collection appliances, and all other top-o-line misc. tools (blender, toaster, etc.). This two story beach home is full of windows with natural light and wooden shutters. There will also be plenty of time to relax outside on the wrap around porches overlooking the pool.

The house is designed to accommodate virtually every vacation need... including an owner written/assembled list of favorite 'insider' places to eat, play, day-trip, or shop (with directions and menus and costs included).

Adjacent to the property you will be delighted to find over 20 miles of continuous/separate paved Greenway Trails (biking or walking) that weave through some of the most picturesque Beach Communities/lakes in florida (Seaside, Grayton Beach, Redfish Lake, Eastern Lake, etc.).

Old Florida Village is a short stroll to the shops at Gulf Place (free open air jazz concert every Sunday evening) and a short bike ride to the shops found at Grayton Beach, Watercolor, and Seaside (Starbucks, Publix, bike rentals, etc.). Hop in the car for a ten min. drive to the massive shops of Sandestin Resort/Baytowne Wharf and Sand Destin Factory Outlet...

If an active vacation is required; stroll to the beach for some clear water snorkeling, sandcastle building, and shell seeking or try the exceptional SINGLETRACK mountain bike/hiking trails that begin virtually from your doorstep and meander over 15 miles through Eastern Lake State Park/Point Washington State Forest... or give the famous Cory Pickos Wakeboarding and Ski School a try literally just down the road.

Within a half hour drive you'll find Tom Fazio's new golf course, or a little closer, two miles down the road, you'll find the challenging course at the Santa Rosa Beach Club/Golf Course. Do we even need to mention the World Class Deep Sea Fishing in Destin. How about some Putt Putt, or an Amusement Park, Jet Skiing, Para-Sailing, Marine Parks (two, one in Fort Walton Beach the other in Panama City, either less than a half hour drive)... The house also comes fully stocked with Beach Chairs, DVDs, Regional books, Board Games, etc...

If we have forgotten anything please let us know!

Keywords: Beach House

More Details

Grace Daniell
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
3 January, 2018

About Grace Daniell

We wanted a retreat for families to enjoy the beach that was not your typical beach rental. We have always loved vacationing in this area.... so beautiful..... and wanted to share it.

Grace Daniell purchased this house in 2005

Why Grace Daniell chose Santa Rosa Beach

Location! We love sleepy Santa Rosa, the developer had a great track record with previous work in the region, especially his construction quality and landscaping. Being on the pool was important and having a private porch for the master bedroom was a must.

What makes this house unique

We have unique furnishings and art that make the house very special and a fun place to stay!


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Bunk Bed , Bunk Room...lots of pillows
    Bedroom 2 guest - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Bdrm with pvt bath, sep. shower, private porch
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Downstairs tv room
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
PC Hook Ups, Complete Cooking Utensils provided,Original Art and furnishings, french Doors Open to One of Two Private Wrap Around Balconies, Hammock, Large Living/Dining Room, Dining Table That Seats Eight


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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"Caroline's Oyster" near Seaside, Grayton, Alys, and Rosemary Beaches
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews

Loved it

  • 4 of 5

We only wish we could have stayed longer. The adjacency to the pool was ideal and the quiet privacy of the development relaxing. We had plenty of privacy for everyone with all the comforts of home. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location.

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our group. Very convenient to the beaches, pool right outside our door in a quiet community. Not the traffic and congestion of destin but close enough if you want to go there for a day. Our only complaint was the move out procedure to do laundry is not ideal. That was really the only thing from getting 5star.

We would definitely go back again.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was fabulous, as was the owners/managers. We booked last minute (I'm talking on the drive down) and they worked with us to get the payment directly to them since VRBO couldn't book last minute. They were an absolute pleasure to work with and saved our vacation from misery.

The home is located in a cozy neighborhood across 30A from the beach. Also, one of the community pools right next door. The home is very tastefully decorated (no mauve and blue seashell wallpaper and mirrored walls here) and is very well maintained. Everthing we needed was supplied except the groceries.

We loved it so much we are already planning a trip back in the fall.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really great place!

  • 5 of 5

This rental was great. My family and I really enjoyed our stay. The rental is beautiful and really does feel like a home away from home. Beach was close. You could walk if you were not toating a bunch of things. My family and I drove down to the beach, which was about a 2 minute drive. The local grocery store was about 4-5 minutes away. I would definitely recommend this place. If I had to give one suggestion it would be not to have guest washing sheets if we have to pay a cleaning fee anyway. Also because on the last morning you kind of want to relax before the trip home, not do a hard clean. Everything else, I'd say tens across the board!

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kileen TX

We had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and we had a great time. Thank you and we will stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chattanooga, TN

Nice House in a great community.

  • 4 of 5

We just spent a week in the house with 8 people and it worked out perfectly. It's a nice house with plenty of room. It's behind the pool and can get a little noisy at times but we didn't mind, we actually liked the convenience to the pool with the kids. It's a very family friendly neighborhood with kids riding their bikes around. It's about a 10 minute walk to the beach which isn't bad if you don't have much stuff to carry. We usually had a bunch of stuff to haul down there so we went to the beach early and drove and were usually able to get a parking spot. We had a wonderful time!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What this wonderful family did not mention...none of the electronics in the house were working when they arrived. Lighting had struck the house and fried all televisions, cable, internet etc.. It is always a struggle dealing with cable/utility companies, this was one of those "we'll be there tomorrow" for three days...I wish these people were my neighbors given patience and respectful communication with me!
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Nearest Airport
47.3 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches international
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Santa Rosa
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Stinky's fish Camp
Nearest Ski
550 Miles
Cloudmont alabama
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Behind Goatfeathers

Beach Stuff (shelling, snorkle, sandcastle, ) Bike Heaven!!!! Greenway Trails, Mountain Bike Trails, Golf (Several Courses to Choose from), Canoeing, Marine Parks


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter 2018
31 Dec 2017 - 2 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Spring 2018
10 Mar 2018 - 5 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £42.19
Cleaning £185.93 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

No Pets Sorry.
Must Be 25 Or Older To Rent

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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