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'Another Happy Day!' 1-Story Cottage 30-A...Great Reviews!!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)


Comfortable, private (no other families on floors above, beside or below), your very own 'home away from home' ........ those are thoughts that will come to mind if you select to have 'Another Happy Day' as your next beach getaway!

The Santa Rosa area.............. truly a gem! Wonderful shopping, a variety of restaurants and endless entertainment (including outdoor summer concerts at Gulf Place) is available for the entire family within walking distance. Goatfeathers Seafood Market is only 2 minutes away from your front door. Bring back deliciously fresh seafood and grill on the back porch or have it steamed right at the market! Santa Rosa Beach, located between Sandestin and Seaside, is a short ten minute drive to the largest factory store mall in the country (Silver Sands Outlet). Fun restaurants, Rave Motion Pictures, and great shops at newly opened Destin-Commons is just a few miles farther west. Golf on the beautiful 18 hole Santa Rose Golf Club. Vacationers can utilize these popular areas for entertainment and at the same time enjoy the benefits of a less-crowded beach.

The village.............. Old Florida Village is a brand-new, quaint village of about 70 cottages on a quiet, winding lane. The neighborhood is situated on the North side of beautiful Scenic 30-A; located about 500 yards from the beach (a pleasant stroll). 'Another Happy Day' is ideally situated directly across from the second community pool; perfect for families that need to have close supervision with their children. Great bike/walking paths extend for miles. Convenient bike rentals are available in the area.

The cottage.............. this well-kept, tastefully decorated three bedroom, two bath, single-story cottage comfortably sleeps eight. The open kitchen/dining/family room lends itself to 'family time'. Ten foot ceilings, wide moldings, stainless appliances, and ceramic flooring complete the feel of quality. The master bedroom has king-size luxury bedding with ample storage for your belongings. This room includes a walk-in closet and a private bath with jetted tub. The rear bedroom is furnished with a full bed, twin bunk and twin trundle. It is perfect for playful children or could sleep an entire family! The middle bedroom is comfortable with queen bedding.

All bedrooms are furnished with mounted TV/DVD sets. Both porches

(pool view front and private rear with grill) are complete with

Adirondack seating for your favorite cool drink or A relaxing cup of

coffee. Parking for two vehicles is available on brick paver pad in

front of cottage. Additional cars may be parked across the way (pool

area)if available spots are open, otherwise there are designated parking areas in the neighborhood. Wireless internet is also there for those who have to check-in at work.

Your family's vacation.............. gorgeous sunsets, wonderful

memories, and sand between your toes is just a click or phone call



More Details

Matthew Lansing
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 June, 2017

About Matthew Lansing

Tripp and I have been coming to this area of Santa Rosa Beach since before we married 25 years ago! My parents have owned a cabin on the bay since I was a little girl so I grew up on these beautiful beaches! When the opportunity developed for us to buy our own place, we were thrilled! It is our pleasure to offer our cottage as 'home' to vacationing families. We take good care of our property and we are pleased when our guests are pleased!

Why Matthew Lansing 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! Shh! It's our best kept secret and we don't want it to change!!

What makes this cottage unique

Comments we hear over and over again....'your cottage was so clean....the children loved the bunk beds....we loved being so close to the pool....great artwork!'

We enjoy the simplicity of just being there. Tripp and I tried to think of everything needed so you could feel 'right at home.'

Guestbook comments from the owner

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Your house is beautiful. Thank you for sharing it with us. It was super clean when we arrived! Nice, quiet spot for our family to stay and enjoy some much needed relaxation! The beaches here are beautiful as well! We are already talking/planning our next stay here! Thanks again for providing us such an awesome place to stay!
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Santa Rosa Beach in Walton County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) 2nd Bedroom (middle), Double Beds (1) 3rd Bedroom (rear)....this is the bedroom that has the double bed with twin bunk and twin trundle., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sleeper sofa in family room., Bunk Beds (1) 3rd Bedroom (rear)....twin bunk and twin trundle.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(89 traveller reviews)

'Another Happy Day!' 1-Story Cottage 30-A...Great Reviews!!
average rating of 4.988764 based on 90 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Must stay! This place was nothing short of amazing! It was everything we could have hoped for and more. The house was very clean when we arrived. A nice quiet village for our family to stay! The beaches are beautiful too. Highly recommend! We can't wait until our next vaca!

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words!! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and we hope to have you back again!
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Buford, GA

Our absolute FAVORITE property on 30A!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Another Happy Day before, and it never disappoints!! We frequently travel to Florida , and the 30A area, this is absolutely our favorite place to stay!! It's always clean, well stocked with everything we need to feel comfortable away from home, the owners are wonderful and responsive to deal with. You cannot beat the location; it's family friendly, plenty of restaurants and activities near by, and the walk to the beach is easy and enjoyable. We can't wait to return!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vine Grove

Beautiful House!

  • 5 of 5

The street name is Hidden Lake Way but it should have been named Hidden Jewel Way! Great owners! Will do it again next year! Thank You!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your time at Another Happy Day on 30A! Thank you so much for staying with us and we hope to see you again!
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Best stay in Old Florida Village so far!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th trip to OFV, staying at different cottages each time and this one was our favorite so far! It has everything you need and nothing you don't! It was immaculate when we arrived and very comfortable - everything worked great! We loved the location and the price - best bang for your buck! We will def be back! Owners were super nice and communicative.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words and taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review! We are so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay at Another Happy Day and we look forward to having you back again!
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Nashville, TN


  • 5 of 5

This cottage was fantastic and had everything you could possibly need. Beautiful, quiet neighborhood. Property is as described, if not better. It was in clean, immaculate condition. Walking distance to beach. Pool is right across the street, with another one only a little ways away. Excellent communications with the owner.Highly Recommended !

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect and exactly as described...even better! I can't say enough about this cottage. We loved all of it! The neighborhood is so quiet and gorgeous with lush landscaping. The pool being right across the street was so convenient. Inside the house was spectacular and had everything we needed. We walked to the beach every day and really enjoyed the scenery. The owners are amazing and worked with us one on one. During a minor incident (that was my fault) Regina answered her phone immediately and the situation was resolved. Best owners ever, and best beach cottage ever! We can't wait to come back! :-)

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Local Catch - Less than 1 mile
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Goatfeathers - Less than 1 mile
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Gulfplace Beach - Less than 1 mile

Be sure to try Trebeache in Red Fish Village on 30A for a fine dining experience and an additional event area for live music and more!


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
20 May 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
13 Aug 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
8 Sep 2017 - 12 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
28 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring Break
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Spring
1 May 2018 - 19 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £131.41
Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26

A $250 refundable security deposit along with 25% of the cost of the stay is due at time of reservation. The remaining balance is due 30 days prior to date of occupancy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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