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Amazing Rosemary Treehouse. Great Location Close to Town, Pool & Beach.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath in Rosemary Beach near pool and beach

Perfect for a couple looking for a weekend getaway or one family with 1-4 kids.

Located on the North-side of 30a, at the corner of W Water Street and Johnstown Lane in Rosemary Beach. The address is 102 W Water Street, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461

3 floors of living space with spiral staircases leading up to higher floors. (Note: stairs not for children under 4 or anyone with access issues).

Carriage house - 1100 square feet - free standing with private entrance and private patios.

Can be rented by the day, not just weekly.

It has a Master with queen on main floor (no TV in bedroom). The kids have their own separate sleeping and TV area the next floor up with 4 built-in twin size beds (not bunk beds) which circle the room. This floor also has a super size flat screen TV and sitting area. There is also one more floor, a small crow's nest with 360 degrees of windows. It has a wet bar and two tables with 2 chairs each. There is a small observation deck on this level from which you can see a glimpse of the Gulf and the beach flag. This is one of the highest points in Rosemary and is an exhilarating vantage point.

One small bathroom with shower.

Does not include any access to main home, garage area, or backyard. Does not have a washer or dryer (although plenty of bath and beach towels are provided and clean towels are presented on the 4th day if needed).

Full kitchen which is fully stocked with cookware, granite counter tops, stainless appliances, dishwasher, microwave, full size refrigerator and a Kitchenaide Convection oven.

TV on main level in living area and TV in the sitting area of the next floor up which contains the 4 built-in beds.

We are centrally located with less than a 5 minute walk to the the white sandy beach and a 1 minute walk to the town center of Rosemary Beach with 10 restaurants, a coffee shop, a book store, a fitness center (fee required for use), tennis courts (fee required for use), a hair salon and day spa, shopping, The Sugar Shack, bike rentals, retail shopping, art galleries, a bank and a post office. We are one lot away from the Cabana Pool (heated) and a very short walk to the Barbados Pool. There are two other neighborhood pools including an Indoor Heated Lap Pool, which is great when its rainy or chilly or if you want to get out of the sun!

This is a private gated property with a very private patio with a fountain and a charcoal grill. Parking is on the street adjacent to the gated entrance.

Reservation/ Booking Policy:

• A 50% deposit is due at the time of booking.

• Except for a $50 fee, deposits are fully refundable if cancellations are given 60 days prior to the arrival date.

• Balance of payment is due 60 days prior to arrival date.

• We accept checks and Visa, Mastercard, AMEX and Discover.

• Check-in: 4PM Central Time & Check-Out is by 10AM.

Keywords: Cottage, House, Carriage, Rosemary Beach, Beach Home, Rosemary, private lot, Seacrest, Pool, beach, CLEAN and WELL STOCKED so you feel at home, Alys, Seaside, Watercolor, Beaches of South Walton, Seagrove, ocean, gulf, view, beach, emerald, coast

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Ronna and Chris Davis
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About Ronna and Chris Davis

Hi! My name is Ronna Davis. My husband and I and our 2 sons live in the main house next to this gorgeous carriage house. We are full time residents of Rosemary Beach and will be available during your vacation to make sure you have everything you need.

Ronna and Chris Davis purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Ronna and Chris Davis chose Rosemary Beach

Rosemary Beach is one of the most renowned and magical vacation spots in the world.

What makes this cottage unique

Because we live here full time we take the extra time to wash duvet covers, blankets and pillow shams in between each visitor. Our house is immaculate. It is also stocked with lots of extras such as beach chairs, umbrellas, towels and toys, coolers, full size shampoo and conditioner, an air purifier / white noise machine in the bedroom and even a auto shade for your your car's dashboard.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We truly enjoyed our stay in your delightful treehouse. Thank you for your hospitality. Rosemary Beach never disappoints! We hope to return soon!
Mar 2018
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Rosemary Beach, Florida

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Kitchen
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Amazing Rosemary Treehouse. Great Location Close to Town, Pool & Beach.
average rating of 4.9183674 based on 52 reviews
Mandeville, Louisiana

Perfect size for our family of 6. Perfect location to beach and to pool. Just perfect.

  • 5 of 5

Best location. Perfect size for family of 6. Would do it all over again.

  • Review Submitted: 19/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! You have a lovely family and we enjoyed having you staying at our Treehouse!
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Dexter, Michigan

awesome and great owners!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Treehouse for 5 nights and all we can say is that it was a great and awesome place - clean, homey and well accommodated! Ronna was very gracious in getting us the place earlier than normal while throwing some discounts along our way!

We'll definitely be back at this place in the future! Thanks !

  • Review Submitted: 12/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thanksgivng Treat

  • 5 of 5

"Thanksgiving" @ the "Treehouse" gives a whole new meaning to the word: "thankfulness". From the time we arrived till the morning we packed up & departed, we experienced a holiday unmatched by any other. Even in the preparing of our holiday feast, we had a full sized Jenn-air oven & stove, along with plenty of receptacles for cooking & baking. Must admit, having Thanksgiving dinner on the beach is unmatched & unprecedented from any others we have experienced. Many thanks to our hosts, Chris & Ronna Davis, & hope we can make this our annual Thanksgiving & pre-Christmas destination.

Jo-Anne & Dave Openshaw

  • Review Submitted: 06/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location! Fun and clean home! Owners easy to work with.

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our family. I started the day watching the sunrise on the top floor deck and we ended it the same way. The owners have everything needed for fun at the beach, and the location was perfect to enjoy the restaurants at Rosemary or Seacrest without getting in the car. We also appreciated the cleanliness of the house.

  • Review Submitted: 19/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Treehouse Hype

  • 2 of 5

My wife and I booked the treehouse for a 4 day getaway. We always wanted to stay in Rosemary Beach and decided to splurge this visit. The owners were very good at communicating and actually had it ready before our scheduled time of arrival. It is easy to find and parking was provided next to the house. Entering the property through a private gate was quickly greeted by a pile of dilapidated aluminum beach chairs, old Barbie doll, weeds, some rotten wood and very loud fan that runs constantly. Do not plan on grilling outside or spending anytime outside relaxing due to this turbine cooling the a/c units. Very poor design and not well thought out for a multi-million dollar property. That really sums up our feelings on this trip. Overrated and not worth the price. I don't mind paying for a nice place to stay but if I pay for a nice place it needs to be nice. This is well used rental that is showing its age.

It wasn't functional for us and we planned on spending time in the crows nest but was let down due to its limited space, sparse furnishing and minimal view. That beach view is a stretch.

Our goal was to cook at the place but quickly found the grill to be rusted and poorly maintained. Primo makes a great grill but if neglected it isn't worth using. Note: Charcoal briquettes and lighter fluid are not used on a komado grill.

The outdoor seating is pathetic. The wicker love seat on the front porch is ripped and stained and was scared to sit in it.

By far the best part, above and beyond, was the soaps the owner provided, if that tells you anything. The shampoo, shower gel and hand soaps all were excellent. Very nice touch but not worth hundreds /per night.

We made the best of it, be sure to go to the Pearl and get a smoked old fashioned (Amazing). If you do stay there, keep your expectations low and maybe you will be pleasantly surprised. I will do it differently on our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: 25/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As the property owner, I am sad that you were disappointed. I have just issed you a $500 refund so that the amount you now paid to stay there should be equal to the value you got from staying in a centally located home in wonderful Rosemary Beach. You did come the last 3 days of the busy back to back Summer bookings. We have had rain almost every day this Summer and it is true there are some weeds in the planter boxes in the courtyard and that could explain any rotted wood issues on the decking. All of our guests are thrilled that we have several beach chairs, a beach cart, a couple of coolers, sand and beach toys and an umbrella stored in the courtyard for their use; I am sorry they weren't organized neatly when you arrived. It seems I should have held off on letting you check-in early and made you wait until I got to the property to inspect the outside area. Also, the loveseat was torn up by guests this Summer and has already been removed and will be replaced. Lastly, the exhaust fan has settings and could have easily been adjusted so it didn't run if you would have let me know it was bothering you. This is a wonderful rental home loved by many families who come back year after year. You were just a couple with no kids so maybe that is why you didn't see the magic; the Pearl Hotel would have been a better fit for you I agree.
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Unique and fun property

  • 5 of 5

The carriage house was very convenient to beach, pools, and shopping. The house was well-appointed and the decor was lovely.

  • Review Submitted: 04/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Rosemary Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nightly Rate
7 Apr 2018 - 17 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
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18 May 2018 - 23 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
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24 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
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26 May 2018 - 7 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
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8 Jun 2018 - 11 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
June 2018
12 Jun 2018 - 23 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
24 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
8 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
15 Jul 2018 - 21 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
22 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
Late Summer
29 Jul 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and Maintenance AU$260.76 + Tax
Property Damage Protection AU$76.92
Tax Rate 11.0%

Sorry, this house does not allow Pets or Smoking. Also, no toddlers due to open spiral staircase.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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