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Blue Bird Beach House. Walk to the Beach. 164 Silver Laurel. Comp bikes, pools

People11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,045 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 king suites, beds for 11, great porch, 296 steps to beach, 6 bikes included,

This beautifully appointed, two story, 4 bedroom / 3 bath home with 2 king bedrooms is ideally located in the Park District (the area closest to the beach) in Phase One of WaterColor. You get free wi-fi, six free bikes, quick access to Seaside, Cerulean Park, the Beach Club, multiple other pools and most importantly a short walk to the beach. There is no additional charge for the pool / amenity cards.

With its exceptionally sized rooms, this home is perfect for multiple families and sleeping 11 comfortably. There are heart pine floors throughout. The front of the home features a classic porch with relaxing cushioned seating (2 rockers and 2 side chairs) and porch ceiling fans.

Ground Floor: Upon entry you will find a relaxing playroom / TV area for the kids with love seat, side table with lamp, daybed sofa, coffee table, LCD TV and whole house stereo with iPhone / MP3 dock. Off this room is a bunk room for the big kids (there is a pocket door for privacy) with its large built-in over-sized bunk beds (2 twins), dresser, 2 side chairs, sideboard, lamp and closet. Further down the hall is the gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, custom cabinetry and the latest stainless appliances (fridge with icemaker, dishwasher, glass top range, microwave). The raised bar in in the kitchen seats three with bar stools. There is also a pantry for guest use. The living room has a comfortable sectional sofa, wicker side chairs with ottoman, leather coffee table and lamps. Living room also features 48' LCD TV, DVD player and wireless (and wired) internet. Elegant built-in shelving frames the fireplace and is full of books, games and puzzles. Unique glass-front cabinets serve to separate the dining and living areas. Also on this floor is the first Master Bedroom with king bed, 2 night stands, 2 lamps, dresser, side chair (which can be used at dining table for extra seating) amoire with LCD TV, closet and French doors to the back deck. As well, this bedroom has ensuite bath which includes shower and vanity sink.

Second Floor: Upstairs you will find the spacious king master bedroom suite with king bed, 2 bedside chests, 2 lamps, plush side chair, bench, secretary / dresser, LCD TV and private balcony porch overlooking the area. Porch is outfitted with 2 cushioned teak chairs and a side table. Very large private master bath has 2 large closets, double vanity sinks, walk-in shower and over-sized jetted tub. Bunk bedroom has 2 bunk beds (4 twins) and a twin trundle just in case you need it. This room also has a side chair, dresser, lamp and an LCD TV as well as a private bath with closet, vanity sink and tub/shower. Full laundry room is also located upstairs, with washer/dryer and built-in ironing board.

Outside: Outdoor dining on the back deck with teak table, umbrella, 6 chairs, gas grill and outside speakers. Parking for 2 medium-sized cars, in the carport and driveway. Outdoor shower. Also included are 6 adult bikes to enjoy the sites in WaterColor and around 30a. The WaterColor community was named the #1 family vacation destination in the U.S and includes 499 acres of coastal resort and residential community. It is an ideal bike community perfect for family getaways with its pristine sugar sand beaches, 4 swimming pools, award-winning tennis facilities, world famous Beach Club, unparalleled beachside and poolside dining, and acres of parks, gardens and foot paths.

Booking:

*A 50-percent deposit is due at the time of booking.

*The remaining payment is due 30 days prior to your stay.

*Except for a $250 cancellation fee, deposits are refundable if notice is given 60 days prior to your arrival

*Checks and credit cards are accepted: Visa, Discover, MasterCard

*Check-in is at 4:00 PM CST and checkout is at 10:00 AM CST

Spring break and summer weeks are Saturday - Saturday.

$600 damage deposit is automatically refunded 7 days after departure, assuming no loss or damage.

Rental rates include passes to all Watercolor pools and Beach Club.

More Details

Owner
Silver Laurel Ventures
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2017

About Silver Laurel Ventures

We bought the house to enjoy with our kids as they grow up. Located near the beach and adjacent to Seaside, this is a perfect location for a family.

Silver Laurel Ventures purchased this house in 2009

Why Silver Laurel Ventures chose South Walton

Perfect location near beach, adjacent to Seaside.

What makes this house unique

Kids can walk or ride bikes to the beach, Seaside shops, or Camp Club. No worries.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Watercolor in Santa Rosa Beach

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3045 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom Lower - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Upper Bunk Room Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Master Bathroom Upper - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Double vanity, spacious, lots of closet space
  • 3 full ensuite baths Upper master bath is huge and luxurious
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • 1st Floor master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King bed and ensuite full bath downstairs
    Upper floor master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King bed and ensuite full bath upstairs
    1st floor bunkroom - 2 Bunk Bed , enclosed room on ground floor with 2 large built-in bunk bed
    Upper bunk room - 5 Bunk Bed , 2 bunk beds and 1 trundle, sleeps 5 total
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

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Blue Bird Beach House. Walk to the Beach. 164 Silver Laurel. Comp bikes, pools
average rating of 4.68 based on 25 reviews
5

The house was wonderful. Clean, organized and perfectly located.

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed several times in Watercolor, and in houses that cost significantly more to stay in. This house was the best of the lot. Centrally located, functioned perfectly, a perfect home base. It was also nice that bikes and beach stuff came with it. I will stay again there when I go back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great stay, and look forward to having you back again next year.
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3

Close to beach convenient but older home

  • 3 of 5

This cute house is located within walking distance to the beach if that is a priority. It is in the original part of Watercolor, so it is older and could use some updating. Most notably, the downstairs "master" is not really a master. It shares a small bathroom with the entire downstairs, and you feel like you are in the kitchen while using it - not private at all. The oven and stove were temperamental, but other than that, the kitchen was well equipped. While the house sleeps 12, there is only room for 4 people to eat inside comfortably (there are 3 bar stools, but it is very tight to have someone sitting in them while people are sitting at the table), so we had to take turns eating or eat standing up for our meals at home. The furnishings and rugs are tired with some stains. Our group of two families had a really nice time on our vacation, and the house is not terrible at all, but compared to other homes in which we have stayed in Watercolor, it just wasn't quite as nice, and we felt it was a bit pricey for what it was.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us.The written descripltion of the home is quite detailed, and multiple photos clearly show the breakfast room, table and seating. In fairness, should also be noted that nowhere do we advertise sleeping arrangements for 12.
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Dunwoody, GA
4

2nd trip to Blue Bird Beach House

  • 4 of 5

We just came back here for a 2nd summer in a row and had a wonderful time. The house was clean and comfortable and the location is perfect being on the beach side of watercolor near seaside amentities. Great for families with children and the bikes are great to have here.

The only unfortunate part of our trip was the wifi and cable was down for several days. This seemed to be a macro issue though as the cable company was laying new, upgraded wiring in. The owner and local management company was attentive to us thru this and worked hard to get everything restored as quickly as possible.

If not for this, it would be a 5 out of 5 for us and we certainly will come back to this house again on our next 30a vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house

  • 5 of 5

Close to beach, house had everything we need.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Great location in watercolor. Convenient ,quick walk or bike to the beach club, seaside , boat house. It was nice to have bikes that came with the house. Property manager and owner very helpful to fix any issues that came up during our stay. Perfect house for boys!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville
5

Christmas at Watercolor

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 4 arrived on Christmas Eve morning and stayed 4 full days. The house is perfect for relaxing and quickly accessing the beach, Watercolor Inn, Seaside and the dock on the lake. Even though the weather can be great (75 to 65 degrees while we were there), Watercolor is quiet this time of year. That makes it easy to move around and go out to eat. In addition to spending time on the beach and at the pool, we took advantage of the opportunity to kayak in the lake and to run and walk in nearby Point Washington State Forest. The house is very comfortable and well-designed for a beach vacation -- highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
NW Florida (Panama City)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Pick from many
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
30a
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Pick from many
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Watercolor
Car: not necessary

Easy walk to Seaside and Watercolor restaurants and shops, as well as the beach, Watercolor pools and beach club.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Watercolor, 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
 
late summer
12 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,934
for 4 nights
From
£433
£2,973
 
 
Fall
9 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,761
for 4 nights
From
£390
£2,800
 
 
Holiday
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,934
for 4 nights
From
£433
£3,146
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £202.77
Damage Deposit £467.94

Booking:
*A 50-percent deposit is due at the time of booking
*The remaining payment is due 30 days prior to your stay
*Except for a $250 cancellation fee, deposits are refundable if notice is given 60 days prior to your arrival
*Checks and credit cards are accepted: Visa, Discover, MasterCard
*Check-in is at 4:00 PM CST and checkout is at 10:00 AM CST

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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