Historic GRAYTON BEACH — What can you say about this wonderful quirky beach community.
It took an Army Major to see what others could not, he believed that this was one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
At this time in history most of the land was owned by the government as it was deemed as not suitable for anything (mainly farming). But for his belief and passion for the area Charles Gray (Maj. Gray)-this wonderful community would carry his name.
He would build one of the first recorded homesteads in Grayton Beach. He built the house that would later become an inn and would become the heartbeat of the community and would carry the name it become known for – the wash-away- house located on 10 Hotz Ave.
With just little research you find it had other names, the one I like the most was Grayton Grand; can you imagine a Grand Hotel in Grayton Beach? How fun it must had been. The wash-away name is the one that stuck, mainly due to the home surviving hurricanes and storms. The home today is a Grayton Landmark with a colorful history. It has been reported the home was even used by the Coast Guard in WWII as a headquarters for a cavalry unit looking for German submarines just off our beaches.
A lot has changed over the years in Grayton from wild hogs that could be seen in the streets to Dr. Beach naming it America’s most beautiful beach.
If you would like more information about this home our others in Grayton Beach please call me 251-366-0423
This home has over 13,000 square feet of total home space, 5623 square feet heated and cooled. Home includes parking for 14, 4 climate-controlled storage, and 1 Golf Cart Garage. Unobstructed Forever Views of The Gulf of Mexico over dunes.
Rental Projections $750,000 - $900,000
7 Bedrooms / 8 Bathrooms
Professionally Furnished & Turnkey
Secret entertainment area under home (under development)