You'll love your salt water pool. There's even LED lights that change color at night while you swim.

Spread out, make a splash, or simply enjoy your private backyard.

Cook up something on the grill and catch some TV while you feel the ocean breeze.

There's a mini fridge and a great gas grill - plenty of supplies to cook a full dinner.

It's practically a second kitchen.

There's even a separate lounging area on this balcony.

Is that the Gulf you see? Why yes, it is.

The upper balcony boasts plenty of seating as well. You pick what level to lounge on.

The seating on the balconies is plentiful with plenty of options to choose from.

This ought to give you a good idea of your complete vacation perspective.

Take a break from the sun in your bright living room.

The modern kitchen comes complete with marble counters and Thermador appliances.

Clean and crisp both inside and out, it's okay to just waste a day away here.

The custom woodwork, detailed lighting, and open floor plan provides a bright and airy feel.

The island even has a wine fridge and counter space won't be a problem.

Yes, that's another balcony access point when you are not cooking, dining, or lounging indoors.

Seat 6 at the dining table and another 3 at the breakfast bar if you prefer to eat indoors.

The main living space just exudes classic elegance with a cottage-like feel.

Can't deal with any stairs after a long day out and about? This elevator should help.

Keep the doors open to keep that fresh air coming.

Of course, the master bedroom also gets its very own access to a balcony.

The master bathroom's design is en-suite sweet.

That's the Gulf you see off in the distance, that's really not very distant at all.

This guest bedroom is not afraid of a little color.

Enjoy a movie on a rainy evening.

Guest Bedroom 2 has it's own TV and is located right next to the bunk room.

The accents carry into the guest bathrooms even.

Another guest bedroom on the second floor. You'll notice an exotic bird motif throughout.

The second floor guest bathroom with stand-up shower.

The bunk room features 3 sets of bunk beds, yet is surprisingly spacious.

We challenge any kids to resist bedtime when they lay claim to this spot.

You can close the ornate farm door if the nighttime whispers get too loud.

Even the bunk room gets its own bathroom.

Guest Bedroom 4 is located on the main level, making it perfect for those who have a harder time with stairs.

Another guestroom has two-way access to the bed and the bath.

A shared bathroom on the first floor with his/hers sinks for maximum convenience.

The first floor bunk area leads out your spacious patio.

And what a balcony it is.

There really isn't a spot where you can't instantly get outdoors.

The second floor's half bath allows you to freshen up real quick.

Your entrance to your elevated vacation.

Feel free to give your sandy towels a good wash every night.

There's plenty of parking available in the garage.

The view from your front porch showcases the home's quaint characteristics.

But the backyard is truly where it's at.

Take your Florida vacation to new heights.

The closest beach access is across 30a, only about an 8 minute walk.

The Home

Bewitching Dunes
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  • Master Bedroom 1
  • Guest Bedroom 4
  • Guest Bedroom 2
  • Guest Bedroom 3
  • Bunk Room Bunk Room Bunk Room
  • Hallway Bunks
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 5 Full Bathrooms & 1 Half Bathroom
  • 3127 FT2
  • 4 Parking Spaces
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Don’t let the address scare you away, because this custom cottage on Spooky Lane is about as inviting as it gets. Located in Dune Crossing, this home is part of a newly constructed community on scenic Route 30A. And it shows. Some might even say it...shows off. Built by the highly regarded Cogent Building Group, this high-end home offers three exquisite floors of bright colors, open spaces, and porches at every turn. So do give yourself plenty of time to enjoy every nook and cranny, not only on the lot itself, but all that is waiting for you just a few steps from your door.

But let’s head inside first. Yes, that’s an elevator you immediately see in front of you. Because from the second you enter this 5-bedroom, 5.5 bath home, it’s all about luxury. And that’s just one of the many luxuries you can expect once your family vacation begins. Your guests will enjoy relaxing in the bright and breezy floor plan, the balconies with sweeping views, and the chefs of your bunch will marvel at the spacious modern kitchen and outdoor dining areas. Just make sure the kids wait a half an hour before jumping in that tempting private pool.

Now, about that pool. The backyard patio in which it sits can make you feel like you’re on a separate vacation all together. A rarity for the area, think of it as a family friendly playground right in your own backyard. With plenty of room for groups of all sizes to lounge in the sun and the shade, the outdoor amenities include an outdoor grilling area, all-weather couches that sit in front of a flatscreen TV, and lush greenery to ensure your privacy. You may even wonder why you would ever need to leave.

But eventually, it will be time to explore so more. You’ll want to head down to the beautiful beaches of course. Access is just steps away to the blue skies and green waters of the Gulf, and must be seen to be believed. But if you can, don’t just confine yourself to these pristine sands.You’re also just a few minutes away from Gulf Place’s quirky shops, unique art galleries, and world-class restaurants. Scheduling your stay around one of the area’s many popular festivals? Chances are, you’re close to that too. If you’re looking for a brilliantly designed, custom-built home that’s in the perfect location along the Emerald Coast, welcome to Bewitching Dunes.

The Layout

Third Floor

Master Bedroom 1

Master En Suite 1

  • ×2

Balcony

  • ×4

Guest Bedroom 2

Guest Bathroom 2

  • ×1

Bunk Room

Bunk Bathroom

  • ×1

Second Floor

Kitchen

  • ×4

Living Area

Dining Area

  • ×6

Guest Bedroom 3

Guest Bathroom 3

  • ×1

Balcony

  • ×4

Powder Room

  • ×1

First Floor

Guest Bedroom 4

Shared Bathroom

  • ×1

Hallway Bunks

Outdoor Area

Outdoor Kitchen

  • ×6

Pool

Parking

Garage and Driveway

  • ×4

The Neighborhood

Gulf Place
Emerald Coast Florida

The InvitedHome Difference

  • Simple reservations

    We’ve designed our online booking to be as simple as booking a hotel room—except you get an entire, amazing home. Need help finding the perfect place? Just call. We’re here if you need us.

  • 24/7 Service

    Inspired. Dedicated. And committed to providing you with the Best. Vacation. Ever. It’s part of our peace of mind promise. So just like a hotel’s front desk, we offer 24/7 guest services throughout the course of your stay. We’ve built a team of hospitality professionals from some of the finest hotels in the world. So should you have any questions, thoughts, or concerns during your vacation, rest assured we’ll have an answer or solution right away.

  • Handpicked Homes

    Every vacation you take is special. And we believe the home you stay in should be, too. Each and every home is exclusively hand picked and meets our meticulous standards. That’s why whether you’re looking for a sprawling estate or that quaint rustic cottage, you can be confident each is of the highest quality to meet your high expectations. And we certainly have no problem showcasing all the details of each home with crisp photography, accurate descriptions, and even all the little quirks that make it such a unique place to stay.

Your Escape Squad

Meet the People Who’ll Be Taking Care of You
Emerald Coast

InvitedHome provides cleaning, repair, and inspection services for every home in every destination. That means you can expect a consistently great experience no matter where you go.

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Vacation Consultant
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Emily
General Manager
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Assistant General Manager

Guest Reviews

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Excellent!

The home was excellent and comfortable. We enjoyed pool/outdoor living area. Short walk to beach across 30A. Issues with elevator upon arrival, but technician arrived and took care of it. I offer kudos to property management team for their support and responsiveness during our stay.

Carol B.
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PERFECT HOUSE!

This house is absolutely amazing! It is better than the pictures. For those who cook, the kitchen is amazing. They even have an ice maker, which was great for going to the beach with a cooler. The layout of the house is great. All of the rooms are spacious and comfortable. We had a hard time choosing which room to stay in. The bunk room was wonderful. Even in the heat, we found ourselves watching the tv under the covered patio by the pool. You will love the pool! The elevator was great for groceries and luggage. The walk to the beach was less than 5 minutes, even with a cart full of beach gear. It is a straight shot across the street to the water. We enjoyed being right on 30a, as it was convenient to everything. We did not experience one problem with this rental or the Invited Home team. They even stopped by and left us laundry detergent in the garage and a very nice handwritten note. The only thing you will wish is that you had another week to stay in this house. We did not want to leave! I could go on and on about this house, but you truly have to rent it and experience it yourself. You will not regret it!!

Sherri

The Amenities

You’ll enjoy all the amenities you would expect at a fine hotel

From fresh towels and linens to soap and shampoo -- they’ll all be waiting for you upon arrival. But because each one of our vacation homes is so unique, you’ll also enjoy some you might not expect. Take a look below to see what some of this home’s top amenities are.

Top Amenities

  • Gulf View
  • Beach Nearby
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet (Wifi)
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Fenced Yard
  • Walkway To Water
  • Outdoor Grill (Gas)
  • HD TV
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Linens Provided

What You Should Know

What We love

  • Using the brand new appliances to cook a delicious meal.
  • Enjoying a late night swim in the LED lit, salt water pool.
  • Enjoying your very short walk to the beach with the kids.

What to know

  • The living areas are on the second floor, but there is an elevator in the home.
  • The home sits along 30a, but provides quick and easy beach access.

What to expect after booking

  • You'll receive a confirmation email shortly after booking.
  • If you've booked more than 60 days prior to your arrival date, we'll send you an email requesting your final payment as that date gets closer.
  • Once you're paid in full, we'll send you an email with the check-in information for your stay, including property access and who to call in case of a problem.

The Particulars

Check-in is at 4:00pm & CHECK-OUT 10:00am

We’re always happy to make you happy. In some cases, it may be possible to grant an earlier check-in or later check-out depending on the booking and maintenance schedule. However, early check-in and late check-outs cannot be guaranteed until 24 hours prior to check-in or check-out date. Please “check-in” with our team for further details.

Cancellation Policy

  • Hit the "Book Now" button a bit too soon? No worries. We offer a 24-hour grace period where any reservation made is eligible for a full refund. Hey, it happens.

  • Your initial payment is 50% of the total, with the remaining balance due 60 days out from checkin. After the 24 hour grace period, all payments become non-refundable.

  • We encourage you to double check everything before you book to make sure you've selected that perfect home, at the ideal time. And while we're on the subject of peace of mind, ask us about our travel insurance package. It's just another amenity we offer to make booking your stay as relaxing as possible.

Rules to stay by

  • Everyone in your group must be over 25 or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited at this property
  • Pets are not allowed at this property under any circumstances
  • The maximum occupancy is 16 people
  • The maximum number of cars at the property is 4
  • A credit card preauthorization of $1,200.00 is required at the time of check-in as a damage deposit
Travel Guides ~ Gulf Place
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Complete Guide to Emerald Coast
So white. So bright. So pristine. And so serene. So get to these hidden, Caribbean-like Gulf sands, already. And don’t forget those walking shoes either. That’s because this stretch of Florida all along Highway 30A, is tremendously ...pedestrian friendly. And most of InvitedHome’s properties are easily accessible to anywhere on the Emerald Coast. By foot. By bike. By pedicab or by trike. The unparalleled shoreline and unique villages are never far from reach no matter what mode of transportation you take. (see less)

Travel News ~ Gulf Place
Seafood
The Best Seafood Dives in Florida
November 11, 2016 Giant open windows provide expansive views of white sand and emerald green water. The Back Porch takes pride in popularizing amberjack, a firm white fish seldom found on menus before the restaurant began featuring it in sandwiches. (We like the ..."angry" version, with spicy mayo.) Also check out the fish-, shrimp-, and crabmeat-filled gumbo, and the tart Key lime pie. (see less)
Comment There's no better way to experience seafood than on a coastal town. Plan to visit the Emerald Coast locations listed after a long day at the ...beach. (see less)
Bike
New Pedego Store in Florida is the Brand's 89th Location
November 11, 2016 SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. (BRAIN) — Pedego has opened its 89th location, called Pedego 30A, located a half-mile from Florida's scenic Highway 30A, near Point Washington State Forest in Northwest Florida. The store will hold a grand opening ...Nov. 10. (see less)
Comment The Emerald Coast vacationer's lifestyle fits in perfectly with a pedestrian one, so these Pedego bicycles may be the perfect way to get around while you're ...there. (see less)
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The 12 Best Places to Retire in the U.S.
November 21, 2016 We dream of the day when we can put our out-of-office notification on forever and settle down in the sort of place previously reserved for vacations. But where to go? Condé Nast Traveler surveyed readers ages 68 and older about their favorite ...places in the U.S.—where they live, where they play, where the city is safe and the locals friendly. Not surprising, the sunny beaches of Florida and California made the cut—but where else? Click through to decide where you'd like to hang your hat...or, more accurately, park your vintage convertible. (Hey, you deserve it.) Plus: Vote for your favorite hotels, cities, airlines, and more in the 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards survey. (see less)
Comment Almost everybody covets the vacation to a sunny, warm beach - but what about retiring to one? It would be a dream come ...true. (see less)

Still Have Questions?

We have answers. Please don’t hesitate to contact a live InvitedHome vacation consultant via call or chat and we’ll make sure you have all the information you need. We’re always here to help.