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2 Chairs w/Umbrella; WiFi; Unlimited use of the beach; all fees included; Well?

People6
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio that comfortably sleeps 4

REASONS WHY YOU WILL LOVE YOUR STAY

You can see the ocean from your room. You don’t have to walk out of your room to view it.

Freshly repainted 3/1/2017

Although there is no balcony which is why you pay a little less to stay here you can open the window and take in the ocean breeze and hear the waves.

You are only on the second floor with a view of pool and ocean. You are not on 18th floor for this price.

You walk down one flight of stairs and you are steps away from the pool on your way to the beach.

You get two chairs and an umbrella from the beach service for free for your stay. How awesome is that?

There are stores nearby with everything you may need.

The unit has everything you need. Wi Fi is free.

Management office AND the laundry room are on the same floor on the way to your stairs one flight down to the pool.

You can walk or bike ride or even free shuttle to major stores and to Pier Park. 24 hour Wal-Mart 1 mile away.

It’s the kind of place where memories are made. It’s charming compared to the mega structures. Your parking lot is just outside. Not off of elevator 3 on level 2 orange section c. No long elevator wait times here just good times.

So come and stay at a peaceful get away at Top of the Gulf unit A205. Sea you there.

Please note: While doing your research on the Top of the Gulf whether it’s VRBO etc. please realize that each unit or set of units can be owned by anyone other than me and should not be a reflection on my unit at all. My unit is A205 and if you read reviews about other units in the complex that is only for their unit and not mine. Please read from the people who have experienced A205 at Top of the Gulf 8817 Thomas Drive Panama City Beach FL. Thank you.

This is a privately owned condo. Your experience will vary based on whose condo you stay in. The complex had renovations performed over 2013 year and everything looks fresh and new but again fellow reviewers point this out and it was unfortunate for them at that time but not for you. This unit is fully renovated with all NEW everything. I mean everything except the doors and windows and tub.

If you want to save fees on both our ends then contact me for alternative ways to book.

UPDATE:1/15/2017 Since the mega giant Expedia bought out VRBO my normal booking service was broken and they won't accomodate it so I am now using PayPal where they will get the 2.9% fee I am charged that I absorb and not the mega giant Expedia. (They get plenty considering what I pay for this service) I may be moving to evolve.

More Details

Property Manager
Steve Bridges
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Steve Bridges

I am the sole owner of this property.

Steve Bridges purchased this studio in 2013

Why Steve Bridges chose North West Florida

Why not? There are a 1000 choices and price ranges to choose from but the value is exceptional in that you get a nice modern and all new household to stay in where you have all of the basics covered just as the high rise down the street but without paying for amenities you will not be using for the amount you are paying. Save that to go out to eat a nice dinner. Why pay a lot and then have to cook spaghetti? Just joking but I think you get my point. Clean, On the Beach, Convenient to all locations.

What makes this studio unique

Only one flight down the stairs to your beach, your pool and your parking. From your room you can view the water and the beach. Don't deal with parking decks and elevator wait times. Just walk and never stop until you reach wherever you want to go.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Panama City Beach in Bay County

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa is queen size
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Cute and charming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

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2 Chairs w/Umbrella; WiFi; Unlimited use of the beach; all fees included; Well?
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 36 reviews
5

Amazing condo, amazing price!

  • 5 of 5

This trip could not have been better. The room was perfect. We had no issues! It was also very clean. Top of the Gulf also had great security, a nice pool, and close beach access. The owner, Steve, was very nice. We called him several times before our trip and he was very helpful with each phone call. The beach chairs included were so nice! This was an amazing trip, especially because I proposed and she said yes. Thank you, Steve, for making this trip possible and for being so helpful! We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow!!! Congratulations!!! I am very happy for you and thank you for sharing that with me. I wish you the best. Hopefully you will make an anniversary stay. Take care. Steve
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5

Awesome Stay

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with our stay! It was a great location and the condo was very clean! Mr Bridges was very responsive and helpful from beginning to end! Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice affordable location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this location. For a family on a budget this was perfect. The condo was clean and had everything we needed. Here are a few tips: parking is not free (15.00 cash only) There is an atm nearby but there is a 5.00 fee :( There is no wifi in the room but there is a wifi lounge on the 1st floor if you must have it. For the beach chairs you just walk out there and find a vacant one and hope no one else has secured it. There was never anyone in the booth nearby to ask for help. A guy finally came by on our last day and we told him our room number and that secured our chairs for the remainder of our trip. There is a loading and unloading area at the entrance to the building and they do have 2 luggage racks that you can use. There is not a washer and dryer in the room but there are washer and dryers on level 2. It’s 2.00 to wash and 1.50 to dry. You can get quarters from the office across the hall from the laundry. They have several vending machines that take cards. There is a snack shop next to the pool that sells ice and snacks. I think it’s open 10-5 each day! Even though there is no balcony there is a floor to wall length window that allows an amazing view! We will defiantly be back to Top of the Gulf!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great spot!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the condo. The location was great and we were able to walk to many places. The pizza and ice cream place by the parking lot is delicious!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Clean, nice view, easy access to pool and beach, owner easy to work with

  • 4 of 5

Great location on Thomas Drive. Easy walk to pizza and ice cream. Room was clean, styled well, nice little kitchen. Property is well maintained. Easy to get to pool and beach access. Lots of chairs with nice views for lounging. There is an eatery and little bar right by the pool.

The only downside I would mention to those considering staying here is that the property does not allow friends or family to park in their parking lot and come spend the day. My sister had to park at a near by business and we drove to pick her up. Of course, this is not a problem with the owner, it is not his decision so not holding it against him. Just want to make anyone aware. And make sure to bring parking fees in cash for your car.

I do recommend this property and will consider staying here again in the future. The owner responds fast to any question or concern.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

2nd time here and will continue to return..

  • 5 of 5

We love this property. It is perfect for our family of 3! We love being on the beach, with the pool, and the convenience of the snack bar. The best part of this condo is the chairs and umbrella. This makes toting all of our kiddo's stuff down to the beach much lighter knowing we already have reserved chairs and an umbrella. You cannot find a better deal anywhere! To think, the total price you pay for the property also includes the cleaning! Truly, you will not find anything close to this deal! Thanks so much Steve for sharing your place with us. We cannot wait to return for many years to come.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Pineapple Willy's about 100 yards away.
Car: recommended

Can take shuttle to Pier Park.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday studio in Panama City Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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August
19 Aug 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£184
for 3 nights
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£61
 
 
Nightly Rate
28 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£184
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£61
 
 
Nightly Rate
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
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£100
 
 
Nightly Rate
4 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£230
for 3 nights
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£77
 
 
Nightly Rate
11 Sep 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£184
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£61
 
 
Nightly Rate
21 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£230
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£77
 
 
Nightly Rate
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£138
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£69
 
 
Nightly Rate
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£107
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£54
 
 
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1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£107
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£54
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£184
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£61
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £193.9

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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