Enjoy the classic beach vibes on the screened in porch of your new favorite vacation home.

The community pool is nearby with plenty of spots to relax with the family.

Everyone will love the open concept living space.

On the rare occasion of a rainy day, the living room has plenty of space for TV or a movie.

The kids will love sitting at the breakfast bar while you cook them up their first meal of the day.

The new stainless steel appliances and Viking range will really let you put your cooking skills to the test.

The kitchen is nicely appointed, so you probably won't even mind spending time in there.

The whole family can sit down to dinner in the separate dining nook.

There's seating for 6-8 here, depending on how cozy you feel like getting.

Master Bedroom 1 is located on the first floor, separated from the rest of the bedrooms.

The room is bright and airy.

The ensuite bathroom for the master has a large walk in shower and a dual sink vanity.

The washer/dryer is located in the powder room, but can be hidden behind a curtain in the event of guests.

Head upstairs to the rest of the bedrooms.

Guest Bedroom 2 is located on the upper level.

This bedroom features a king sized bed and an en-suite bathroom.

The closet in the second guestroom has plenty of storage space for all your clothes.

The en suite bathroom for Bedroom 2 has a shower/tub combo and a single sink vanity.

The bunk bedroom features a twin bunk and opens up to a balcony.

The kids will love the bunk bedroom, also located on the upper level.

There's also a half bath on the main level.

The en suite twin bathroom is very spacious with a single vanity and separate room for the toilet.

The upper level also has an extra living space with TV, perfect for when the kids and parents need a little break from each other.

This area is right at the top of the stairs, adjacent to the bunk bedroom.

There's also a small office area, but we highly suggest you steer clear and avoid all work.

The outdoor balcony area is the perfect place for coffee, or even better, a cocktail.

The grill is located in the backyard area, right off the screened porch.

Welcome to your home away from home.

The community pool has some shady spots to sit when it's too sunny.

It's a bit of a walk to the beach, but a beautiful one!

The boardwalk goes right along the water.

The Home

Captain's Cottage
Dock here for a family friendly voyage to WaterSound
  • Guest Bedroom 2
  • Bunk Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Full Bathrooms & 1 Half Bathroom
  • 2115 FT2
  • 2 Parking Spaces
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When it comes to WaterSound living, the best things in life are three. As in this charming, beautifully designed, 3-bedroom home situated along the south side of Highway 30A that will welcome your family with open arms. And open air. This is what the diversity of the Emerald Coast is all about. Dropping anchor in your quiet and quaint neighborhood. Walking amongst the lush vegetation that rests proudly in the state park along the trails and boardwalks. Experiencing firsthand the overwhelming, yet relaxing, sense of community (and a gated one at that) that bustles all around you...and having a gorgeous place to retreat to once your day is done. That’s the essence of a stay at Captain's Cottage. So let’s get going.

Designed by the renowned team at Dungan and Nequette Architects, you know you’re in for a treat. Custom interior finishes are everywhere you look. White oak wood floors, extensive millwork, hotel-like bathrooms, granite countertops, and professional Viking kitchen appliances abound inside. And will be waiting for you whether you’re returning from the town, the beach, your porch, your balcony, or the community’s private pool that includes a communal barbecue facilities and large outdoor fireplace. Whenever the kids run out of marshmallows of course.

You’ve also got your own little yard if you need to blow off some steam close to home. A good soak in the tub certainly won’t hurt either. Then you’ll be refreshed to cook a magnificent meal. Enjoy it casually at the rustic kitchen table or slide into the more formal booth in the dining area. It doesn’t matter on vacation. And when it’s time to lay rest for the evening, you can head to your master on the first floor. The kids will scurry up to their bunk beds, while any other guests can retreat to the queen in the third bedroom. And with four total bathrooms, everyone can get ready for bed at the same time. And then you’ll all be properly rested and ready for whatever the next day has in store. Which is usually the outdoors right outside your door.

The Layout

Second Floor

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Guest Bedroom 2

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Outdoor Area

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Boardwalk to Beach

The Neighborhood

WaterSound West Beach
30A 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

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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Director of Operations
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Guest Experience Manager

Guest Reviews

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We enjoyed our time

We enjoyed our time, the home is beautiful. It was a great week with family, thanks for having us.

The Williamson Family
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Thank you!

Thank you so much for wonderful stay! Our little one loved the swing and the large porch. We have greatly enjoyed our vacation here and I can't wait to come back soon!

The Blevins
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Comfortable and luxurious

I am always nervous renting on line, but this time I hit it out of the park! This house was perfect for our week at the beach. It looks just like the pictures. Every finish out is beautiful, like staying in a model home. The management people we dealt with couldn't have been nicer or more helpful, and we didn't have a single problem during our stay. The pool is lovely, the beach is a short bike ride away --3-5 minutes -- and feels like a private beach. The only thing we missed was reliable internet, but the management had warned us that the service would be spotty. We did not have a personal hotspot, but that would have solved that issue. Our favorite part was the sun porch with the swinging bed. A GREAT getaway!!

LeeAnne M.

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

  • Fitness Center (additional cost)
  • Shared Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Grill (Gas)
  • Beach Nearby
  • Screened Porch
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Walkway To Water
  • Gated Community
  • Community Pool
  • Mid Stay Cleaning Available
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet (Wifi)

What You Should Know

What We love

  • Resting after a long day in the first floor master bedroom, perfect for folks who don't do stairs.
  • Enjoying the balmy Florida evenings on the screened in porch.
  • Cooking up a gourmet meal on your Viking appliances.

What to know

  • Beach access is a short walk away through the neighborhood and along the boardwalk.
  • The community pool is nearby, but you do need to walk to it.

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 6 people
  • The maximum number of cars at the property is 2
  • A credit card preauthorization of $600.00 is required at the time of check-in as a damage deposit
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Still Have Questions?

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