Property Description Designer Home & Studio Carriage House Close To The Beach
Enjoy the beauty that is Watercolor during your stay Down By The Sea. All the charm of the area is captured in this stunning designer home and carriage house, which conveys the hospitality of its hosts.
Down by the Sea- located in the Camp District of Watercolor, is a designer house with all the comforts of home. The 4000 square foot home is perfect for 6 adults and 4 children with a 1200 square foot carriage house that provides a private master suite for another couple. The location is perfect for families or couples alike to enjoy the short drive to the Watercolor Beach Club or the Famous Seaside Square!
Positioned on the corner of West Lake Forest Drive and Pond Cypress Way, our home features an open floor plan that includes a spacious, well appointed living room with large flatscreen TV above the working fireplace, a comfortable reading room for two, large dining area with a large wooden table that seats ten. There is also an outdoor dining table, which seats 6, on the large wrap around front porch as well as a screened in lounging porch just off the main dining room.
The gourmet kitchen with Sub Zero and Wolf appliances has white marble countertops and an oversized custom island perfect for any chef. The kitchen entry features a half-bath as well as a double panty.
Up the first flight of stairs, the second floor is host to three bedrooms-one king and two queens- each with a private bath. The king master has its own screened-in porch with large chairs perfect for morning coffee. One of the queen guest rooms has access to an open porch with hammock and lounge seating that overlooks the pond. A separate porch entry/hallway also boasts a library wall. The laundry room with full sized washer and dryer and linen closet is located on this floor.
The third floor features a crows nest/bunk room with 4 bunk beds, one trundle and a pull out love seat; this spacious room has a TV with X-Box and Playstation, wet bar and can sleep 4 kids comfortably.
All bedrooms feature TV’s with Roku and internet access.
With accommodations for two, the carriage house is located above the 2-car garage and is perfect for family or friends who require more privacy. Plan your getaway in the exclusive Hemingway Suite featuring a mahogany king size bed, hotel linens, and master bath with custom shower. Relax in the large living area with white leather sofa, flat screen TV, and high speed internet. Enjoy the quiet comforts of home in the cozy kitchenette/dining area.
The Main House and Carriage House can be rented separately. If you only require the main house, please be advised that the carriage house might be rented out to other guests. With separate/private entrances, guests will not be seen nor heard.
The fee quoted under rates is for the main house only; an additional $150 per night is added when the carriage house is needed. If only renting the carriage house, then the nightly rate for this rental is $250 in season and $200 for winter.
Guests are a bike ride away to Seaside restaurants, bars and shops and activities such as local theater, farmers market, music and more. Passes to Watercolor Inn Beach Resort are included in the amenity fee, which is added to your quote.
At Down By The Sea, you are just a step away from the beautiful Emerald Coast beach and situated in the middle of 30-A and all it has to offer.
BedroomsQueen Bedroom 1
Queen Bedroom One has Ralph Lauren linens and lamps.
Queen Bedroom 2
Charming second queen bedroom adjoins bath with tub/shower
Master bedroom has hotel quality linens and custom touches.
Bunk Bedroom 4
child bed · sleep sofa /futon · bunk bed (4)
Crows Nest Bunk room sleeps up to 6
Carriage Bedroom 5
Master suite in studio style carriage house above garage
Bedrooms feature hotel style linens and custom art work throughout. Separate seating on private porches.
toilet, combination tub/shower
Large bathrooms feature marble or granite vanities and custom showers.
Asko in both Main and Carriage House.,
Sub-Zero refrigerator with ice maker as well as separate sub zero ice machine in main house. Carriage house has a kitchenette set up with small Sub-Zero refrigerator, small dishwasher, and mini bar.,
Wolf stove with gas burners. (Main house only),
Wolf oven with gas. (Main house only),
Wolf brand microwave in both Main and Carriage House.,
4-slice toaster and toaster oven in Main House. Toaster in Carriage House.,
Pots, pans and service ware. (Main House Only),
Dishes & Utensils
Upscale dishes, silverware and glassware for daily use or dinner parties.,
Main House Only.,
Main House only.,
Main House only.,
High speed internet included,
Fitness Room / Equipment
Watercolor Workout available for guests for $15 a day.,
Iron & Board,
Spacious living area with L shaped white leather sofa unit. (Both Main and Carriage House)
Other Amenities Air Conditioning,
Washer & Dryer,
Satellite or Cable,
Satellite / Cable,
Pool / SpaHeated Pool,
5 community pools in Watercolor. Guests may also enjoy the amenities at Watercolor Inn and Resort for $12/daily ( permits a maximum of 2 people ) $350 per week for large groups.
OutsideLawn / Garden,
We have 4 Schwinn Bikes that are available for casual use. If you are an avid biker, then we suggest you rent from one of the many rental companies in the area.,
Kimono (Green Egg) on back porch.,
Deck / Patio,
Tennis available for fee at Watercolor Resort,
There are several golf courses in the Destin/Gulf area.
NotesEnjoy the beauty that is Watercolor during your stay Down By The Sea. Close to Seaside restaurants, bars and shops and activities such as local theater, farmers market, music and more.Just a step away from the beautiful Emerald Coast beach and situated in the middle of 30-A and all it has to offer.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Pricing is for main house only. Carriage house is available for an extra $250 per night and is required when main house occupancy (10) is reached.
Beach Club passes are included in the amenity fee.
Guests are required to contact the house manager 30 minutes prior to arrival to assure they are welcomed to the property and any questions are answered.