Everyone loves to visit South Walton and experience the idyllic vacation lifestyle along Scenic 30A near the bright white beaches. The kids love it, and so do you. However, besides having close access to the sugary shoreline, it is also nice to have a big yard so the kids can go out and play. It is even better if there is also a swimming pool! These three highly accommodating 30A vacation homes are not only close to the beautiful beach, but they also have big back yards and come with a pool!
Backyard Bliss is only five minutes away from one of the most highly acclaimed beaches in the nation, and a newly completed backyard pool courtyard is steps away to bring some "bliss" for six carefree family members. This charming rental home embraces you upon arrival since it has an inviting columned veranda out front with rocking chairs bidding you to "relax and sit a spell." The private courtyard out back is centered on the pool with gardens on three sides studded with palm trees and accented by clusters of tropical palmettos. Rows of lounge chairs are on one side, and an upscale, comfortable seating area is placed on the other side of the pool. A handsome dark straw woven framed couch with white cushions is flanked by two matching armchairs with ottomans. Four sets of movable umbrellas provide shade on a hot day, while a gas grill and a standup bar invite you to enjoy poolside grilling while sipping on your favorite drinks. A beach-inspired hardwood plank topped table includes ten seats for wining and dining. The interiors of this home feature a bright, spacious living area with a vaulted ceiling, multiple windows, and comfortable furnishings - all completed in a warm, fashionable coastal style.
This great location is five minutes away from one of the most beautiful beaches in the nation, as well as the enchanting historic village center of Grayton Beach, which offers unique shopping and dining adventures. Vibrant creations by artists from around the nation may be seen at The Zoo Gallery, which features colorful decorative art, unique furnishings, vivid prints, paintings, glassware, jewelry, and beach boutique clothing. The famous funky Red Bar across the street provides excellent seafood, wonderful drinks, and live music daily. Nearby, Chiringo offers Spanish-styled tapas, cold beers, and tropical concoctions. Other captivating coastal villages are minutes away with lots of restaurants, friendly beach bars, specialty shops, boutiques, galleries, open-air concerts, and fun festivals.
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Crawdaddy's Casa is a welcoming five-bedroom 30A vacation home in Dune Allen Beach that can sleep up to eighteen fortunate beach-going guests with extra bunks, trundles, and queen-sized sleeper sofas. Its outstanding location off Scenic 30A near Oyster Lake is only about a block away from the beautiful beach. However, you may have a hard time leaving the terrific backyard paradise surrounding a large rectangular swimming pool. It is quite a lavish setting studded with towering palm trees on all four corners with a nautically inspired blue sail top cover that soars above part of the pool, which offers some welcomed shade. A columned pergola at the far end of the pool has a table with chairs for poolside drinks and dining. This grand home has a lower level veranda and another nicely furnished one above, which span its entire width and provide lovely views of the pool area. Stunning views of Oyster Lake may be seen in the background, which is bordered by tall pines. This palatial rental home includes elegant, comfortable furnishings with multiple living areas and columned open portal entries into each section, providing a magnificent open concept look. Gleaming Travertine Marble and rich chocolate-colored hardwood flooring flows throughout, highlighted by colorful Persian rugs, which distinctively decorate the living, dining, and family room areas.
This superb location in Dune Allen Beach places you close to restaurants, friendly beach bars, and shopping adventures. One of them is within easy walking distance on the lake, whimsically known as Stinky's Fish Camp. This rustic place features fresh gulf caught fish, seafood, an extensive wine list wine, and quality craft beers. The coastal village center of Santa Rosa Beach, known as Gulf Place, is two minutes away, featuring many other casual restaurants, bistro bars, a coffee house, a liquor wine shop, specialty shops, galleries, fun festivals, and outdoor amphitheater concerts.
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3 Doors Down
3 Doors Down is a gracious vacation home with five bedrooms spread across three different levels with enough beds to sleep up to sixteen pampered gulf goers. It provides the perfect place for a fun beach reunion among family members and friends since it features four individual living areas. You don't get much closer to the beach than this place since it is only about a stone's throw away. This stately newer home is made for play with abundant amusements and boundless hospitality. It stands four stories tall with two lovely furnished verandas, an Observation Tower room, and an open rooftop sun deck that provides gorgeous panoramic gulf views. The wonderful outdoor living area overlooks a sparkling swimming pool bordered by a 12 x 32-foot lanai, providing a sunny space for leisurely relaxation. The lush lawn around it includes Bocce Ball, Horseshoes, and Corn Hole for fun. This place was made for poolside entertainment, wining and dining. A state of the arts outdoor kitchen features gleaming stainless steel appliances with a full-sized refrigerator/freezer and a full built-in bar - with a grill nearby! A comfortable seating ensemble faces the pool, and a very large wall-mounted flatscreen TV is provided for musical entertainment or that "must-see" game. This pool level also has a Game Room indoors with a ping pong table, a dartboard, and a Wet Bar with access to a convenient full hall bath. More entertainment is featured upstairs in the spacious main open living areas with a comfortable array of furniture that faces a 75" wall-mounted flatscreen TV with a Surround Sound system and includes glass doors leading out to a great gulf view veranda. An elegant spiral staircase leads up to the top floor bonus living area in the Observation Tower with comfortable furnishings, a convenient Wet Bar, and double glass doors that lead out to a rooftop open sun deck that provides panoramic views of the glittering gulf.
This fantastic location in Blue Mountain Beach is near locally-owned restaurants, friendly bars, the county's oldest Health Food store, an old-fashioned Creamery, and a Bakery. Blue Mountain Beach has two claims to fame which include having the highest elevation on the entire gulf and has one of the nation's highest ratings for cleanliness along with natural beauty.
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Enjoy checking out each one of these wonderful 30A vacation homes near the beach with big back yards and swimming pools. Multiple images, detailed descriptions, aerial views of each location, seasonal rental rates, and a monthly calendar showing available reservation dates are shown for each one, so you may pick your favorite. Now have fun and "go out in the backyard to play!"