5 BDR - Priv Pool - Gulfviews & the best beach location South of 30A
2400 Sqft Vacation Home hosted by Steve
16 Guests . 5 Bedrooms . 4 Bathrooms


Tired of the crowds and congestion on 30A and Destin? This incredible home comfortably sleeps 14-16 people in a truly fabulous location on the beach side of 30A within an easy stroll to the white sandy beach. The three-story home is affordable, offers some gulf views and is situated in a quiet residential neighborhood on a large corner lot that is convenient to the beach, bike paths, restaurants and coffee shops. This home has it all please read the reviews. This home is constantly being upgraded and updated for a better guest experience. Again, check the reviews as our home is not the typical rental!.

LOCATION: The beach access is just steps away (150 yards) with no busy roads to cross and has showers, bathrooms and more too. This is a quiet residential neighborhood location without the crowds from condo’s or high density locations such as Seaside or Destin, but the location is also close enough to them that you can get there easily. When you are not at the beach, you can relax in the beautiful large landscaped yard that contains a large 32'X16' swimming pool that is spacious enough for large family gatherings. Walk across the street to the fresh seafood market and grill your dinner on the gas grill provided for your use.

FEATURES: Style, amenities, and spaciousness combine to make 'Beach Buddy' one of the most sought after beach homes in the area for a relaxing and memorable family vacation. Comfortable, 'Beachy' decor! Decorative details and upgrades happen continuously and feature original art works by local and international artists, impressive updated furnishings not normally found in typical vacation homes and a well-stocked kitchen as well as upgraded beds and linens, etc.

BEDROOMS, ETC: Wrap-around decks on the second and third floors are great for entertaining and watching the sunsets. Great family home! Home features a massive farm table with seating for 10 and even more seating for meals at the counter. Master Bedroom Suite is on the top floor with a private bath, two decks, a king size bed and 2 person hammock. The 2nd Master Bedroom Suite is also on the top floor, a private bath, deck and a queen size bed. The 3rd Bedroom is on the main level and has two decks a Full/Twin bunk bed that sleeps 3 and has a bathroom adjacent to the bedroom. There is also a queen size sleeper sofa in the living room. The first floor has a 4th bedroom with a queen bed, a 5th bedroom that has 2 sets of twin bunk beds (4) and a large TV/play area, ideal for children. There is a double vanity and full bath. Every room in the house has deck or patio access plus TV and DVD player. Parking allows for 4 cars. Full sized commercial grade washer and dryer in laundry room. All the beach toys, chairs, wagon and umbrella’s that you need and a Margarita Machine too!

* High speed wireless internet access
* Pool can be heated during cooler seasons at a nominal charge
* Outdoor living at its best, 4 decks, patio, pool deck and impressive landscaped grounds
* HD LCD TVs in all rooms and more…

Check the reviews! Current photos and current reviews - this home is more than your typical beach house rental! You may find a cheaper deal but you will be hard pressed to find a better home for your money.

1) Contact the Owner to discuss partial weeks, winter extended rentals or off-season specials. Happy to accomodate out of season.
2) Completion of standard Rental agreement is required to complete your reservation even on direct VRBO bookings.

Keywords: Beach Home, Beach House, house, home, vacation rental, vacation home, vacation house
Show More


Family/Kid Friendly
Parking Included
No Pets Allowed
We do not accept pets.
No Smoking Allowed
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Not Suitable for Events


Washing Machine
Iron & Board
Clothes Dryer
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
High Speed Internet
Stereo/DVD Player
Coffee Maker


Scuba diving or snorkeling
Deepsea fishing
Fishing Charters
Pier fishing
Wind surfing
Water tubing
Beach Volleyball
Roller blading
Horseback riding
Nature Viewing
Bird Watching

Seasonal Pricing

Minimum stayPer nightWeekend nightsPer weekPer month
Base price

Reviews (28)

Excellent based on 28 Reviews


These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
Check in
Check out
Add date
Add date
1 guest


Property Manager
Steve & Shirley Linahan live in Santa Rosa Beach, FL where we manage and operate several businesses. My wife and I are both licensed Florida Realtors and operate a Margarita Machine rental franchise, Margarita Man Emerald Coast.
Speaks: English
Houfy lets you contact and book direct with hosts. The host has provided the following links to give you more information.

Policies and Rules

Check In 3PM - Flexible
Check Out9AM
House Rules
No smoking, pool use rules are in rental agreement. Occupancy limits and also use. We do not allow use for groups of Spring Breakers or wedding parties conducted at our home not negotiated in advance.
Payment Policy
We take personal checks and cash for rentals as well as PayPal.
Refundable Damage Deposit
Our security deposit is full refundable and done after you check out typically with a few days. We offer full week discounts for non spring break and summer weeks. Contact owner for full week quotes.
Cancellation Policy
We gladly refund for cancellations where the customer provides ample time to rebook our property. For unexpected events or concerns we recommend trip insurance available through your local insurance broker. We also have a refund for hurricanes that prorates the stay.
No smoking please.
© Steve and Houfy Inc. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this page's author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Steve and Houfy Inc. with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.
For more information, please visit the Houfy's copyright and trademark policy

Beach Buddy is a Vacation Home located in Santa Rosa Beach, FL, USA. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 16 guests
Beach Buddy has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on May 2019

Listing # 8644 - 68 Views