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Upscale, New, Family Home, Minutes to beach, private lake, nature trails, pool

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Santa Rosa Beach - Serenity by the Sea

Great private home getaway within walking distance to the beach, lake and pool.

Escape to a new two-story family craftsman home in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida and enjoy a natural and relaxing vacation in Forest Lakes off 30A in South Walton. This luxurious home features four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and offers comfortable sleeping arrangements for up to 9 people. 1st Floor Master suite with king size bed features walk in tiled shower and luxurious soaking tub on first floor. Second floor features Master suite with king size bed and oversized tile enclosed walk in shower, third bedroom with extra long twin beds shares a bath with fourth bedroom furnished with twin bunk beds and twin trundle. Cozy and comfortable Living room features flat screen LED television with Hi Speed Internet-50MBS download. Similar 40 inch Sony televisions in all bedrooms with the exception of 32 inch Sony LED television in Bunk Room. Enjoy upscale amenities of quartz countertops, beautiful wood floors, stainless steel Kenmore elite appliances. Open deck and covered brick paver patio is ideal for sunning and leisure time. Private drive for two cars,1 open and 1 covered parking with side entry is great for sunny days, plus additional off street parking. After a day at the beach, walking in the sand, making sand castles or swimming in the warm salty water of the Gulf of Mexico, relax in the community pool. Morning and afternoon walks are especially enjoyable along various walking trails and private lake.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Diane Seither
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
6 October, 2016
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About Diane Seither

Local resident lives nearby and knows the great spots to visit and great places eat if any recommendations are needed.

Diane Seither purchased this house in 2015

Why Diane Seither chose South Walton

Visiting the beach was wonderful growing up but living in a vacation home in a quiet neighborhood off Highway 30A was the ultimate dream for me. Several years ago while sightseeing communities along 30A, I came across Forest Lakes. The picturesque community with brick lined streets and quaint craftsman cottages, the calm serene lake and walking trails impressed me so much I decided to buy a lot and build a home there. It is the perfect contrast to my busy city life, enabling myself, friends and family to enjoy occasional visits to one of the most beautiful beaches on the Gulf Coast with sugar white sand, gorgeous sunsets and gulf waters with breathtaking colors of blue and turquoise. The beach is so enjoyable any time of the year and there are many unique beach communities along 30A, offering, music, dining, outdoor cafes, and shopping. It's a perfect house, charming and upscale, but not overwhelmingly big and it's minutes to the beach.

What makes this house unique

4 bedroom home with 3.5 baths great for couples or multiple families with dual master bedrooms and 2 rooms for children or additional adults. Owner can provide beach chairs and beach toys for the kids upon request. Location is convenient for additional activities such as shopping, movie theatres and dining in nearby Destin, a 15 minute or less drive.


based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

Upscale, New, Family Home, Minutes to beach, private lake, nature trails, pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

This was a perfect vacation home for our family. It's well appointed, comfortable, and welcoming

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to stay in a house at the beach. We were tired of the crowds and condos in Destin and wanted a more laid back quiet area to stay. Our family loved the house and the quaint neighborhood it is in. The house is practically new and beautiful inside and out. It is spotless, the beds are very comfortable, and the open floor plan was perfect for our family of four to spend quality time together. We enjoyed riding our bikes along the bike trail along 30A and the beach accesses are a short 5 minute bike ride. This was definitely one of our favorite beach stays and we plan to stay at the house for our next beach trip. The owners are a pleasure to work with and made us feel very welcome in their home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dorinda, you and you family were wonderful guests and we would like to have you back again. We appreciate your nice comments on our home and it is important to us that you enjoy your stay, and have a great time. Santa Rosa Beach area is also very enjoyable in fall and winter and we do have off season discounts. We hope to see you again!
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  • 5 of 5

Great location a short distance to the beach. Ultra clean home with awesome bathrooms and comfy beds. A nice welcome by the owners!! Great instructions on what to expect. Would definitely stay again!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you as our guest and delighted you enjoyed the awesome baths and comfortable beds. Thank you for selecting our home and we would like to have you back again.
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Best vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely return to Destin and stay at Gulfview Heights property 702564. The house was magnificent. Plenty of room for 2 families. Diane made everything so stress free. The home was fully stocked with everything we needed which was definately a plus. You can't go wrong with this home. The location was very convenient to the beach as well as restaurants and shopping. We are planning our next vacation already. Thank you for a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Melodie we enjoyed having your family as our guest and would also like to have you back again. It is important to us that you enjoy our home and have a great time at the beach. Thank you for your nice comments and taking good care of our home.
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  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time on our vacation. The house was very comparable and the bedrooms are roomy and furnished well. Mattress's are wonderful and sheets are of high quality made sleeping simply dreamy:) We really enjoyed the near by people trail to the beach access's. We also brought our bike and road many miles down 30A to lots of little towns it was really fun. My family enjoyed the pool and the quit community setting. The house was very clean and organized. Had lots of nice touches. We enjoyed the board games and cards on the rainy days. There was 7 of us including my dad who is handicapped and the master down stairs was perfect for him. we where all very comfortable in the home. Thank you for allowing us to stay in your lovely home:) 30 A area is a beautiful area of Florida and becoming one of my very favorite places to vacation. Diane was wonderful to work with!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad your family enjoyed our home and had a great time on Santa Rosa Beach. We would like to have you back again and I will make sure to add some new board games.Thank you for your very nice comments. Diane
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Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week with my family in your spacious and lovely home. House has everything we could ask for and more. Walking or biking distance to beach, restaurants, shops, yoga, etc. We rode our bikes everywhere. Looking forward to the opportunity of possibly renting again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed our home and beautiful Santa Rosa Beach. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and would like to have you back again. The beaches are beautiful and bike riding is fun all year round. Diane
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Great Vacation Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house! Loved the location! Loved everything about it! This BEAUTIFUL home is equipped with pretty much everything you need to make your vacation enjoyable! My husband and I, our 16 year old daughter and 5 of her closest friends enjoyed 4 nights and 5 days in this lovely home. The girls had their own PRIVATE area upstairs while my husband and I had our own private area on the main floor. It was PERFECT! I noticed that there were extras like puzzles and games in the pantry plus a pack-n-play and high chair for a baby. They've thought of everything. When they say it's in close proximity to the beach and everything in 30A, they aren't kidding. We were a short 5 minute bike ride to a lifeguarded beach and a hop skip and jump from shops and restaurants. You'll definitely enjoy this AWESOME home! So BLESSED we have some WONDERFUL memories!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad your vacation stay was filled with good times and great memories. We try to include things in the house that our guests will appreciate and make use of. Thank you for you kind and thoughtful comments.
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Red Bar
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Sandestin, Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Local Catch, Basmati's
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Gulf View Heights
Car: recommended

Beautiful new, upscale craftsman home located in Forest Lakes, a private family community adjacent to Highway 30A within a 15 minute walk or short drive to public beach at Blue Mountain or Gulf View Town Center. Nearby Seaside and Gulf Place Town Center offers boutiques, restaurants, coffee shops, and open park with occasional outdoor concerts. Across from Gulf Place Town Center is the sandy white beach with showers, covered pavilions, paddle boards and beach chair/umbrella rentals. Bike ride along the Timpoochee Trail. The 18-mile trail, named after an influential Euchee Indian Chief, winds past dune lakes and state parks and beach access points through several charming beach neighborhoods. It’s a perfect day trip for the family and a whole lot of fun. The trail parallels the entire length of Scenic Highway 30A from Dune Allen to Inlet Beach and is safe, wide, and relatively flat. Rental bikes are available from several shops along the length of the trail.

Wonderful smoothies or juices made fresh to your order in the tropical Juice Bar at, For the Health of It, natural food store, Several ice cream and coffee shops are located just off 30A. For the chef enthusiast Publix and Walmart groceries are within 5 miles. Nearby restaurants, yoga and fitness gym.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Santa Rosa Beach, South Walton

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2 Nov 2016 - 23 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
24 Nov 2016 - 27 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Later winter
28 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
23 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
New Years
30 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

House Keeping Fee £152
Property Damage Protection £65
Tax Rate 6.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Santa Rosa Beach in North West Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2144 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Half Bath 1st floor - Toilet , And pedestal vanity
    Master Bath first floor - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Double vanities and additional Oversized soaking tub
    Master Bath 2nd floor - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Single vanity
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , single vanity
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Bedroom 3 has 2 Extra long twins
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Bunk Bed , Twin Bunk bed with twin trundle
  • Bedroom 1 is Master suite with bath on first floor. Bedroom 2 is Master suite with bath on second floor. Bedroom 3 and 4 second floor share a bath.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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