|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
Come swim in the emerald waters of the Gulf, stroll on the immaculate sugar white sands, or relax on our second story deck and enjoy the ocean view.
Completely renovated this year our 1600 square foot home has plenty of comfortably decorated living space plus the large second story, wrap around deck. The deck is large enough to lounge or have a relaxing meal all while enjoying an ocean view or catching an afternoon breeze. Three ample sized bedrooms with 2 queen beds and two full sized bunk beds plus two full baths, handle six quite comfortably.
The fully equipped brand new kitchen has everything a gourmet chef might need. Other features include full size washer and dryer in the separate laundry room, dishwasher, two flat screen TVs, cable, Wi-Fi, all linens, ceiling fans in most rooms, a charcoal grill, beach towels & beach chairs plus a wagon to take all your gear to the beach. We can even provide a high chair for our littlest guests.
Our home is on the desirable west end of Panama City Beach in an area called Laguna Beach. Located just 3.3 miles west of the “Y” intersection of US Highway 98 and Florida 79, we are minutes from Pier Park, Frank Brown Recreational Center, beach attractions, shopping, dining, and churches of all denominations. We are within easy walking distance to The Carousel, a locally famous supermarket with everything, and of course the best donuts on the beach at Thomas Donuts. Being just the sixth house from the beach our home is a quick walk to the glistening Gulf waters. This is quicker access than most beachfront high rise condos where you wait and wait to lug your supplies onto an elevator. No more searching for an open spot on the beach. Our section of the beachfront is adjacent to Laguna’s dedicated, mile long stretch of private undeveloped, pristine sands which are specifically for the enjoyment of our neighborhood.
A golf cart is available to rent for those who want a more beach appropriate means of transportation. Trips to Thomas Donuts, the Carousel Supermarket, or the beach to enjoy a sunset, become so much more enjoyable.
We are perfect for a family or group of friends who enjoy and appreciate the luxuries of a well-appointed home while relaxing at the beach.
My husband purchased this property in 1973, the year we were married. In 1980 we built the house. Last year the property underwent an extensive remodel.
We have watched our three children grow up on the beaches of Panama City. Today we watch our 5 grandchildren play on the white sandy beaches.
Ronda Swords purchased this house in 1973
The Laguna Beach neighborhood offers a quite family environment.
The property offers excellent access to the beaches. Less expensive than a house on the beach, but closer to the beach than a high rise condominium. You can walk to the beach in less time than you spend waiting on an elevator in most condominiums. Laguna Beach offers a one mile stretch of open beach. You will not have to fight for a place to lay your towel.
A golf cart is available to rent for those who want a more beach appropriate means of transportation. Trips to the beach for a day of fun & sun, Thomas Donuts, the Carousel Supermarket, or back to the beach to enjoy a sunset, become so much more enjoyable.
This is our fourth time staying at this beach house and we just love it! We have two small children and love having a place to stay with a full (and updated) kitchen, laundry and two bathrooms! I had several questions coming with kids and the owners were great to work with – answered all my questions. The neighborhood was quiet, peaceful and ideal for small children. Nice and quiet which we like!! The beach is a short walk or an even shorter golf cart ride. The beach could not be more beautiful! It felt like a private beach as we were often the only family there or one of 2-3 families. How exclusive! There aren’t tons of things to do with toddlers / preschool age children but we had limited time working around their nap schedules – so much more for school age kids. However we loved our trip to the zoo, gulfworld, Frank Brown Park and they have a great public library!! Frank Brown Park is a hidden gem! There’s a playground, great walking/biking trails, and the toddler time splash pad area was literally the highlight of our vacation!! Check out the library too. They have story time, puzzles, a great selection of books and other little kids to play with. We love our trips to this home and look forward to our next trip – it can’t come soon enough!!
This should tell you everything - I'm already planning to book this place now for next year. We just loved our stay. Quality and cleanliness. We have stayed in many other places on the beach but this house is our absolute favorite and quite a find, an exceptional value.
Kitchen was well stocked with quality cookware, dinnerware, utensils, etc. Clearly the owners furnished the house as if they were living there. Everyone had plenty of space. Beds were beyond comfortable. Location was great for shopping, dining, and access to everything without the traffic and noise like other parts of PCB. We will definitely book this early again next vacation.
Nice touch having an outside shower to wash off the sand. Easy access to a very quiet, private beach. No crowds to fight for our spot in the sand.
This place was perfectly awesome and exactly as described.
Just perfect. Even the weather was amazing. Such a very pleasant home away from home.
This place is fantastic. I really liked being so close to the beach, Thomas Donut shop, and the Carousel grocery store. Carousel was great for cheese, wine, and new sunglasses after I accidentally broke mine. The golf cart is awesome and made me feel like I was definitely on vacation. The house has great sunlight but stays cool, is clean, has fast internet, and I loved the swivel on the tv in the living room!
My husband and were looking for somewhere to go relatively close to atlanta to celebrate our 1 yr anniversary and we really lucked out with this rental. It's on the west end of Panama City Beach which although close, feels like an entirely different world than PCB. Both the house and the beach are quiet and peaceful. There are no large hotels or development on the beach and being more sparsely populated, it felt like our own private island or something. The beach and house are close enough that we were able to just walk the 2 minutes back to the house whenever we wanted a snack from the kitchen or a sun break. (Or we took the golf cart in 10 seconds.)
The house is frankly pretty amazing. There are beach chairs, a grill for the patio, a sun umbrella, the fluffiest towels ever, and even a beautiful mixer in the kitchen. Definitely nicer things than we have in our own home. Wished we had taken more advantage of the kitchen as it was quite inviting but we ate out a ton instead. :) Appreciated how clean it was as I am a bit of a clean freak. First place I've stayed in years where I actually wanted to take off my shoes and walk around barefoot. We will likely be coming back with some extended family this summer as there is plenty of space here.
A few random fun things we stumbled upon while here: fresh produce and key lime salt water taffy at the Carousel grocery store (only 3/10ths of a mile from house). And go mini-golfing in PCB! So fun and you will get just the right amount of PCB crowds and energy that it will be invigorating but then you can retreat to the Swords beach house before it becomes draining.
This house was amazing! We had such a great time! The house was perfect for us and super clean! Close to the beach, shopping, etc. There is a nice grocery store just a short golf cart ride away. The owners were so nice! We will definitely make a trip back soon!! Thank you so much for a wonderful experience!!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 21 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
|Golf cart fee||$0|
|Refundable damage deposit||$400|
Ask for nightly
Weekly Rate: $1200 - $1600
Monthly Rate: $1200 - $2000
March through August...........$1500/week........Saturday to Saturday
September & October...........200/night.......3-Night minimum
November through February......$2000/month.......3-Month minimum
Repeat Renter Discounts Available
$300 Security deposit, $125 cleaning fee, and Florida rental tax (10%).
Deposit is due at
Security Deposit is due at booking. Rental fees are due 30 days in advance of vacation dates. Remit payment by Check, Certified Check, Money Order or PayPal (with additional processing fee).