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4 Bikes Included ~ Fishable Lake ~ 2 Community Pools ~ Snowbird Friendly

Salty DogBack patio seatingSalty Dog living roomQuick Walk to this Beautiful Beach! Forest Lakes community pool
Salty Dog
Sleeps 6
3 Bedrooms
2 Full Baths
1 Half Baths

Top Reasons to Book the Lovely Home:

* Less than a mile from the Beach - Gulf View Heights Access

* Large Screened in Sunroom with Seating

* 4 Bikes Available

* 2 Community Pools, Grills, Covered Picnic Area, and Playground

* Quiet Neighborhood, Fishable Lake, and Nature Trails

* Snorkel the Sea Turtle Reef-more info under Area Attractions below

* Professionally Managed; 24/7 Service

*This property is not available to adults under age 25. No Exceptions.*

*LOW Monthly Winter Rates -Not Available to Guests under age 25* Snowbird Season runs January through February on a monthly basis. The monthly rate for Jan-Feb is $2800 per month + taxes/fees. February only is available at a premium, but Jan and Feb can be reserved together for the standard rate. Monthly Rentals can be booked online and are subject to an additional $150 cleaning fee. *Rates are Valid for the current Snowbird season only. Next year’s rates are subject to change.*

Get ready to experience the ultimate beach vacation at Salty Dog! This stunning 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home is nestled in the serene Forest Lakes community, just a stone's throw away from the picturesque neighborhood lake and nature trails. Upon arrival, you'll be greeted by a charming brick stairway leading up to the entrance, and beautiful hardwood flooring throughout the home. The fully equipped gourmet kitchen boasts top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, sleek quartz countertops, and a convenient breakfast bar, perfect for preparing your favorite beach snacks and meals.

After a long day of adventure and excitement, relax and unwind in the cozy screened-in sunroom located on the first floor. With comfortable seating for four and a small table, it's the perfect spot to recharge and enjoy some downtime. Salty Dog sleeps up to six guests, with a king master bedroom on the main floor complete with a large ensuite walk-in shower, and two queen bedrooms upstairs that share a full bath and stunning balcony with breathtaking views of the surrounding area.

As an added bonus, this beach-friendly property includes 4 funPug bikes for you and your guests to explore the nearby beaches and attractions, especially Gulf Place Town Center. With parking for up to 3 cars and additional parking available, you'll have plenty of space for all of your beach gear and essentials. Don't miss your chance to create unforgettable memories and book your stay at Salty Dog on 30A!

Bed Setup:

1st Floor:

Master Bedroom: King Bed

2nd Floor:

Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed

Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed

Forest Lakes neighborhood has an idyllic setting overlooking a peaceful lake with thousands of acres of state forest bordering the community. Completely secluded and quiet, it's hard to believe Highway 30A is just down the road and offering quick access to all the amenities you could desire in this South Santa Rosa Beach location. The recently renovated community pools offer for a relaxing dip after a long day at the beach. Make memories on the fishable lake, that's catch and release, and there's also a lovely covered picnic area with grills, as well as a playground for the kiddos. Blue Mountain Beach is just to the east, and the shops, entertainment and dining venues of Gulf Place Town Center are a short drive to the west. Incredible white sand beaches are a few minutes down the road.

Area Attractions:

This is a fantastic location with Gulf Place Town Center only 1.5 miles to the West and Watercolor, Grayton Beach, Seaside, Seacrest and Rosemary Beach just minutes away to the East. Biking is a great activity to enjoy as the scenic bike path meanders along 30A. Bike over to Blue Mountain Beach Creamery for some homemade scoops that will have your taste buds coming back! You'll have an array of dining options to choose from! 

30A is a fantastic destination, the beaches are some of the world’s best with sugar white sand and emerald green waters. You will find plenty of beach accesses along a 17 mile stretch of Santa Rosa Beach. It boasts unique shopping, fantastic cuisine and the incredible architecture that makes 30A famous, there are activities for everyone; kayak rentals, bike rentals, paragliding, fishing, golfing, hiking, swimming, tennis -- you'll find it all right here.

The snorkelers in your group will love the new artificial reef called Sea Turtle Reef, deployed in 2017. Located just 783 feet out from the Grayton Beach State Park access, it is becoming a haven for sea life. Each of the 4 snorkeling reefs comprises 40 acres of permitted sea bottom. The Sea Turtle Reef is at a depth of 12-19 feet. We strongly recommend that snorkelers use a kayak, paddleboard, or other flotation device when visiting the snorkel reefs. Sea conditions can and do change quickly and often. Enjoy!

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Room Arrangements

Master Bedroom

1 King Bed

Master King bedroom on 1st floor

Guest Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed

Queen bedroom 2nd floor

Guest Bedroom 2

1 Queen Bed

A second guest bedroom with Queen bed 2nd floor

Master Bathroom

Full bathroom attached to master 1st floor. Has double vanity and walk in shower with bench seat

Guest Bathroom 1

2nd floor guest bathroom shared between the 2 queen beds. Has a tub/ shower combination

Half Bathroom

half bathroom with toilet and sink 1st floor

Top 6 Amenities
Community Pool
Walk to Beach
Smart Tv
Deck or Balcony
Clothes Washer
13 Reviews

Stayed March 2024

"Truly enjoyed our stay!! The neighborhood and home were lovely. I cannot not think of one thing that would have made it better."

Stayed March 2024

"We enjoyed staying at the Salty Dog, a lovely home in a great neighborhood and we had wonderful neighbors. As far as we are concerned , RealJoy Vacations is the top of the line. We couldn’t have asked for better service. And David, your service guy, was very knowledgeable and extremely nice and always came immediately after we called. So glad that we became aware of RealJoy."

Stayed October 2023

"Had an issue on Day 1 with the keyless entry code. The team at Real Joy answered our call promptly and we’re able to quickly change the code. "
$315 nightly average