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Perdido Key Beach House --Sleeps up to 12!!, Perdido Key, Florida Vacation Rental by Owner

Perdido Key, Perdido Key Vacation Rental House


7th Night FREE!

Original Price $2,275.00      Deal Price $1,950.00
one night FREE for weekly rentals! must be Sat-Sat or Sun-Sun; 7th night is FREE when you use Coupon Code FALLFREE at checkout :)
Validity: 10/1/2021 - 11/14/2021

  •  850-602-3793
    09:00 am - 07:00 pm
    Central Time Zone (UTC-06:00)

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Last Updated: 09/27/2021

no service fees


GULF FRONT Beach House 3BR/3.5BA Plus Hall Bunks Sleeps 12 in Beds!

Private Beach  -- Perfect for Social Distancing!

FALL SPECIAL:   7th night FREE when you rent 6!  Use Coupon Code FALLFREE at checkout!  Only valid on 7 night rental.

"ONCE UPON A TIDE"  is unit A on the west side of the Duplex offering Lots of room for your family and the luxury of an uncrowded private beach!    This beach home is fully furnished with everything your family needs to enjoy a relaxing week at the beach.  Home has  3 large bedrooms, plus Hall Bunks, 3.5 baths with over 2500 sq feet of living space.  Our home features a wall of windows in the Living Room and Master Bedroom providing expansive views of the Gulf of Mexico, with spacious balconies on both levels and extra dining and entertainment space on the ground level! 

• Fully equipped kitchen with large breakfast bar, dining room table that seats six, open floor plan with Gulf Views

• Wall of windows on the south side for perfect views of the beautiful Gulf of Mexico

• Living room has a 55" flat screen TV and DVD player.

• Master bedroom has a king size bed with a wall mounted 48" flat screen TV, Private bath, wall of windows looking out to the Gulf of Mexico and private balcony.

• Second bedroom has another King bed with a 36" flat screen TV and a private bath.

• Hall Bunks provide additional sleeping area for 2 guests under 150lbs.

• Third bedroom offers 2 Queen beds plus twin bunk beds with a 32" TV and a private bath.

• Laundry room with full size Washer and Dryer

• FREE Wireless internet access included

• FREE Parking for up to three automobiles

• built in charcoal grill and dining/entertaining area on the ground level for your enjoyment!  Surfside beach chairs are provided for our guests, corn hole game and ring toss for family fun!

*SPECIAL NOTES:  this is a 3 story elevated beach home without an elevator.  This home is not handicapped accessible and is not suitable for those with mobility issues.   There is a 1/2 bath on the main floor, but no sleeping area on the main floor.   Also, the boardwalk that can be seen in some photos is not accessible from this unit.

Perdido Key offers uncrowded soft white sand beaches and a relaxed atmosphere perfect for spending time enjoying friends, family and sunshine!  We rent Saturday-Saturday during the summer months and more flexible booking dates are available the remainder of the year.   Book now to start the story of your family's perfect beach vacation with "ONCE UPON A TIDE"......


Departure Cleaning( Excluding Tax): $265.00

Tax: 12.50%

What you need to know about our pricing:

You will pay ONLY Rent, Cleaning fee and taxes at 11.5%.  There are no extra or hidden fees when booking thru this reservation system.  Just put in your dates and your total will be calculated for you.   Because we are trying to reduce costs to travelers, we are not using a payment processor for credit cards on this site.  You must pay via Venmo and will be provided with a receipt via email.  If you prefer to pay with a credit card, you may reserve our home at and pay the fees that vrbo charges to travelers.  

Check-In Time:   4:00 PM

Check-Out Time: 10:00 AM


Barbecue - Grills
  • Private Charcoal Grill
Cooling Comfort
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • DVD Player
  • Reading Library
  • Telephone
Home Office
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes
  • Dishwasher
  • Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Outside Living
  • BBQ Grill
  • Deck
  • Outside Shower
  • Porch Furniture
  • Private Parking
  • Gulf/Ocean Front
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs Provided
  • View (Water)
  • Beachfront
  • Parking Available
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Linens & Towels
  • Private Bathroom
Bedroom Setup
  • 1 King Bed
  • 3 Queen Beds
  • 1 Twin Bed


Perdido Key Florida Activities
  • Big Lagoon State Park
  • All Jack'd Up Charters
  • Lost Key Golf Club
  • Perdido Bay Golf Club
  • Perdido Massage
  • Powers Fishing
  • Little Heads Kayaks
  • Emerald Oasis Day Spa
  • Outcast Charter docks
  • Megabite Inshore Charters
  • The Market
  • Cordova Mall
  • Tanger Outlet
  • The Wharf
Perdido Key Florida Restaurants
  • The Sports Bar
  • Cobalt
  • Bella Luna Pizza
  • Cosmo's
  • Fisherman's Corner
  • Hub Stacy's
  • Lillian's Pizza
  • Sunset Grille
  • The Crab Trap
  • The Oyster Bar
  • Original Pointe
  • Rib Shack
  • Triggers Seafood



Gary A Dorland

What a Great Place!    Jun 27, 2020

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My wife and I have been going to Florida panhandle locations for decades, so we have many experiences to draw upon. So believe us when we say that you won't do better than "Once Upon a Tide." It's in a great location, with a great beach and the house is everything you would want. The house is kept in wonderful condition and the amenities are exactly what anyone needs. And let me be quick to add that Dee is a delightful and accommodating person to work with in every regard. Finally, if you are concerned about COVID exposure, this place is your answer. Even in early July, the beach in front of the house was nearly "private" and social distancing was no problem. Book it, and have a great family time.

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Dee Koranda's reply:

Gary, we are so happy that you enjoyed our home and felt safe here to enjoy precious family time on the beautiful beach! It was a pleasure to share our home with you and we hope to hear from you again in the future. Take Care--


Janet Howell

Great house!    Jun 13, 2020

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We loved this house and the owner was super sweet with emails and text! Private beach, plenty of room and oooh the beach was wonderful! We made some wonderful family memories here and will be back!


The Walkers Family

Absolutely AMAZING!    Jun 06, 2020

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This home was absolutely stunning! From the views, to the sunset to the short walk to the beach! It’s everything we could have dreamed of. Dee was super excellent and truly cares about your stay. Thank you for allowing our family to make amazing memories.

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Dee Koranda's reply:

Thank you Terry for your kind words— We truly do enjoy hearing that our guests enjoyed their stay in our home. Your week is being held for you next summer. 😎



Awesome House on the Beach!    May 04, 2019

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We have had a great time staying at your house last week. We spent most of our time on the decks enjoying the ocean / beach. We have stayed in several areas of the panhandle, but this was our first trip to the Perdido Key area, and the five of us really enjoyed it. The serenity of this beach front home was awesome. Thanks for the hospitality. Your house is very clean and comfortable. It had everything we needed for a relaxing week. We will definitely be back.

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Dee Koranda's reply:

Hi Cindy, thanks for your kind words! We are thrilled that you all enjoyed your week at our home and we would be happy to welcome you again. Please keep in touch--- Dee


Jacob McMurtry

Amazing Family Beach Vacation!    Mar 23, 2019

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My family has stayed up and down the gulf coast, but this place has by far been our favorite stay. The house was immaculate when we arrived. The views are fantastic and the beach is very private - we rarely saw anyone even walking the beach in front of the house. Close enough to several markets and restaurants. We took a quick trip to Gulf Shores for some things to do with the kiddos like Go-Carts (I recommend "The Track"). We also used "Littleheads Kayak Rental" which is right up the road from the house on the bay. I highly suggest this to anyone vacationing here, as we were able to kayak out to 4 different islands. One of the main highlights of our trip. Dee was so helpful right from the first phone call. Professional and very friendly. She made us feel very welcome at her home and supplied us with a TON of information about the area. I look forward to renting from her again in the future. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us!

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Dee Koranda's reply:

Jacob, thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure to share our home with your sweet family. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your week and made lasting family memories! We would be happy to have you return for your next vacation to 🏖 lovely Perdido Key.


Donna D.

Outstanding    Jul 01, 2018

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Great place, privacy galore, beautiful views! We will definitely book again


Cancellations that are made more than 60 days prior to arrival date will incur no penalty. Cancellations made within 31-60 days of the arrival date will be charged a $150 administrative fee.  Cancellations made 0-30 days prior to arrival date will forfeit the full advance payment and damage/reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit.