Welcome to Our Happy Place (formerly called the Dill Pickle)! We are part of Dunes Estates, a quiet 12-home development 150 yards from the beach off Highway 30-A. Centrally located along popular Highway 30-A, this spacious, modern and comfortable beach home is an ideal location to enjoy your beach vacation. It's a short walk to pristine white sandy beaches and blue-green Gulf of Mexico waters. You are 30 seconds away from the Dunes Estates private and heated pool (March 1-May 1) & tennis court.
The first floor features a spacious great room with both casual seating and comfortable dining for 12, large 50” LCD TV, cable, high speed 5-G internet and washer & dryer. The well-equipped kitchen includes a granite breakfast bar, stainless refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven, high speed blender and coffee maker. There is also a full size sleeper sofa in the great room. The first floor bedroom has a brand new king bed, walk-in closet, 40” Smart Roku TV and full bath. A covered, well-lit front porch features four Adirondack chairs and tables, ideal for morning coffee and happy hour beverages. We provide board games, books and puzzles. There is also an Alexa Echo Plus speaker for playing your favorite tunes.
The second floor features two bedrooms: large master suite (king) with a full walk-in closet and a large guest suite (also king). Each with private full baths and Flat screen 40” Smart Roku TVs. You can enjoy your shows on your Netflix, Amazon, Hulu accounts and more. These bedrooms open to a large covered, well lit deck--a private retreat for relaxed reading, with beautiful views while seated in high-top Adirondack chairs.
The third floor comfortably sleeps four with twin size bunks and a matching twin size trundle unit, a full bath and LCD TV. The bedroom opens to an equally large covered porch deck with views of the Gulf and table seating for four and two Adirondack chairs for relaxed seating. The deck has lighting and is perfect for entertaining, sunsets, and casual dining.
Tasteful bedding throughout with wood floors in all living areas. There is ample parking.
Our Happy Place is dog friendly. With prior approval, house-trained, well behaved dogs under 50 lbs. are welcome. There are unlimited dog-walking options in the immediate vicinity--the local streets, the beach, and nearby trails. Walton Co. dog ordinances and fees are enforced on the beach--please check in advance.
Within a 10 minute radius you have unlimited dining options, from casual to elegant. Seaside and Rosemary Beach host farmers markets and seasonal entertainment on the weekends. The Hub, less than 5 minutes away, has many shops, offers live music and is popular with high school and college aged kids.
Check local calendars--30-A is a festive place, including wine festivals, outdoor movies, 5k, 10K and an annual half-marathon, art exhibits, and more. There are several local health clubs open to the public on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. 30-A and connecting highways offer 30+ miles of paved bike paths so you can walk, run, or bike to many local attractions. Numerous local vendors rent golf carts (licensed and highway legal) for alternative, local transportation.
For golfers, the Tom Fazio designed Camp Creek Club is less than 5 minutes away. Camp Creek has won many accolades including Golf Digest’s 100 Greatest Public Courses (2014) and #2 Course in Florida (2013). The many freshwater lakes along 30-A are perfectly suited for paddle boards, kayaks, fishing and birding. A quaint County park on 62-acre Eastern Lake is only 150 yards away. The park has a paved boat ramp and picnic area and allows small motorboats. Deep sea fishing and scuba diving are available in nearby Destin and Panama City Beach.
Location and access to the beach matter-- Our Happy Place is an easy and short 2-block walk to the beach. The Gulf waters are ideal for snorkeling, paddle boards, kayaks and body surfing. The beaches are renowned for sugar white, soft sands and are ideal for long, peaceful walks. You will have access to 200 yards of publicly owned beach to lay your towels and chairs. We provide four beach chairs with back straps, two beach umbrellas and various kid’s toys along with a beach-rugged wagon for ease of transport.
When back from the beach you will have an outdoor shower and drying area for wet swimsuits and towels. Beach vacations are great for outdoor cooking and we provide a Char Broil stainless steel professional series gas grill for your catch or purchase of the day from the local seafood markets or Publix Grocery.
Our Happy Place is centrally located on 30-A. Many popular beach communities just to the east and west: Seaside, Rosemary Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, Alys Beach, Grayton Beach, and Watercolor. Deer Lake State Park is two minutes away with several miles of shaded and picturesque hiking trails. Grayton Beach and Camp Helen State Parks, and the 15,000-acre Point Washington State Forest are less than 10 minutes away and boast unlimited hiking, mountain bike trails and other amenities.
Renters must be at least 24 years old. Rentals are Saturday-Saturday only during Spring and Summer.
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