Historic Grayton Beach is often described as quaint, funky and laid back, which is also a fitting description for Grayton cottage Salty Sisters. Nestled under old oaks in the heart of town sits this incredibly roomy 3-bedroom rustic cottage perfect for a beach vacation reminiscent of days gone by. Enjoy afternoon gulf breezes on the wide front porch under the oaks as you watch folks bicycling to and from the beach, just 300 yards away. Walk to perennial Grayton favorite The Red Bar for food, cocktails and live music or to Pandora’s or Shorty’s, two other popular restaurants just down the block.
Dining in is easy, too, either on the enclosed front porch or in the dining area, both outfitted with tables for six. The enclosed porch also has a love seat and rockers for the ultimate in climate-controlled relaxation. Inside, the living area has a sofa sleeper, love seat and chair facing the 36” TV, equipped with DVD/CD, with a wood-burning fireplace adding to the charm. The rustic kitchen is outfitted with lots of cabinets and ample counter space, including a long breakfast bar with easy seating for 2. Just off the kitchen is the laundry room with full size washer and dryer, along with a full bath with walk-in shower and single vanity. In the back yard is an outdoor shower in an old-fashioned wooden stall. The screened rear porch has a porch swing.
All three spacious bedrooms – one king, one queen and a bunkroom with twin bunk plus a pair of twin beds - are on the second floor. The king bedroom has partial views of Western Lake in the distance. All bedrooms share a truly large bath, equipped with both a combination tub/shower and separate walk-in shower, L-shaped dual vanity and abundant floor space.
Shopping, dining and entertainment options abound, including Watercolor and Seaside (6 miles east) Grand Boulevard and Silver Sands designer outlet, (7 miles west), Destin Commons, a premier lifestyle center anchored by Bass Pro Shops and 14-theater Rave Motion Pictures (12 miles west). An easy 23-mile drive to the east is Panama City’s new Pier Park, a mega outdoor shopping mall consisting of over a million square feet of specialty shops, retailers, and restaurants - plus the 16-cinema Grand Theatre.
Golfers can choose from a number of award-winning courses nearby, including SanDestin, Origins, Santa Rosa Beach Golf and Beach Club (whose gulf-front restaurant has stunning views and a popular Sunday brunch), Windswept Dunes and Kelly Plantation.
Grayton Beach is one of the Beaches of South Walton, encompassing 26 miles of pristine coastline. It is the only destination in the country to have its entire coastline certified as “Blue Wave” by the Clean Beaches Council for it commitment to maintaining unspoiled shoreline and natural habitat.
Enclosed front porch: table for 6, loveseat, 2 rockers, 2 chairs
Living: 2 sofa sleepers, chair, 36” TV, DVD/CD, WIFI, fireplace (sleeps 2)
Dining: table for 6
Kitchen: Refrigerator/freezer, electric range/oven, dishwasher, microwave, table for 4
Laundry: full size washer/dryer
Full bath: walk-in shower, single vanity
Bedroom 1: king bed, TV (sleeps 2)
Bedroom 2: queen bed, full futon, (sleep 3)
Bedroom 3: twin bunk bed, 2 twin beds (sleeps 4)
Full bath: combination tub/shower, walk-in shower, dual vanity
Parking: 2 spaces at entry, 2+ spaces in single driveway
Rear screened porch
- Beach access is approximately 300 yards south
- Dog friendly w/ additional fee
- 2 complimentary adult bikes
- Free beach chair service (seasonal) with your stay!
Very spacious house and kitchen was well organized
Thank You For Your Review!! Salty Sister is a old Florida Beach House perfect for families! It is a two minute walk to the beautiful beaches of the Gulf and a one minute walk to the famous Red Bar. There are also two bikes that you can get around on scenic 30A. We look forward to seeing you again very soon!
I stayed at this house a few years ago. It's homey and has a relaxed feel, very lived-in and comfortable. It felt that way years ago, too, and it was very lived-in then. Now it is too lived-in and really needs new carpeting and clean furniture, plus a few new lamp shades wouldn't hurt. Love the house, and love the price, but it's just time for an update.
Thank You for your review!! We are looking to update the house some this postseason. Salty Sisters is located within walking distance of Red Bar and the beach!. We look forward to seeing you again very soon!
I personally did not stay in this house. Our family of 23 rented this and the house next door (different management). So far as I know, everything was fine. One thing that somehow did not get conveyed to me? was that there were bikes and umbrellas that came with the rental. Only by chance did I see the umbrella and chairs on the beach one day with "Salty Sisters" on the tag. If I had not happened to see that, we would not have used them the entire week. Our daughter who stayed with her family in that house said that she picked up a cold, and possibly from the HVAC system. Only she got one. Maybe just check the filters, etc. Also, might mention that it was nice that the downstairs common area was very spacious, which was nice for family gathering.
Thank You for your FIVE STAR REVIEW!! Salty Sisters is located right in the heart of Grayton Beach! The Famous Red Bar is just a short walk away! Royal Destinations looks forward to seeing you again very soon!
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