Bay House

Space for 2 Rigs
30 ft max
2 nights maximum

Notice Required
Same day is okay
1 month max
Response Rate
Usually Responds In
13 hours

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  • Slideouts Allowed
  • Generators Allowed
  • Barbecues Allowed
  • Lawnchairs Allowed
  • Pets Welcome


  • 15 Amp Electric Hookup
  • Water Hookup
  • Tow Vehicle Parking


We live north of Destin, FL and is easily reached from I-10. We have room for up to 2 RVS. Our yard has huge trees with branches but have had many RV drive in without a problem. We travel a lot ourselves and the property is not available when we are not home as it is usually occupied.

House Rules

No smoking
No running generators between 11 pm and 8 am.

Access Road Conditions

it is a sandy drive with large trees and plants. We have a curved drive that is too small for huge RVs. Gate might be tight but we make it with our RV and so do others.

Tow Vehicle Parking Details

We can park tow vehicles in our yard.


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We travel a lot and cannot accommodate RVs when we are out of town. E-mail us if you want to visit. We do not check e-mail every day.


Freeport, FL, United States of America

Suggested Local Attractions

Destin and South Walton beaches.

Your Host

Member Since
August 28, 2012
Host's Age

32 References

32 Positive References

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References for Bay House


April 2019


Nice place to see the sunset. Incredible garden property on the bay. Everything was easy going ;)


April 2019

Nice place!

a stop of one night in a calm and wooded place. Thank you!!


April 2019

Sittin on The Dock of The Bay

Love this place. Your literally able to sit on their dock with the bay in the back yard....little cool for our visit but we still went out there. The Bay House were excellent host and made sure we were all set up. Great stay definitely will be back.

Blue Lagoon Acres


December 2018

Sunset paradise

We stayed 2 nights and really enjoyed the peace and quiet at this waterfront property.
Definitely a place we would go back to enjoy more beautiful sunsets.


December 2018

Beautiful hosts, beautiful soot!

Sherry & Pete could not have been lovelier. Their property, right on the bay, is the perfect spot to watch spectacular sunsets as pelicans dive & fish right off their dock. Sherry told me about "" and the group's annual convoy to Mexico which I'm going to investigate! That's the most wonderful thing about boondockerswelcome - meeting such great people and always learning useful info. Thanks to you both for a peaceful, relaxing and informative stay!


December 2018

Level spot with a view and excellent host

This place was absolutely stunning! Highly recommend this location with the very accommodating host! Pete was kind enough to walk the property with us to sure us around, but he also checked make sure we had everything we needed for the night. But best of so he was very kind and fun to talk to! Not only is it level but shaded, be with electric and water! Did I mention the view of the bay in the backyard?! I mean wow how fun to watch the fish in action. Pete share a little history of the neighboring towns as well. Highly recommend this location. Wish we didn't have to leave to go do internet work.


September 2018

We had a great time

Loved sitting on the bay watching the pelicans dive for fish. Hosts were great.


September 2018

Beautiful place and hosts

Loved staying at Bay House. Nice hosts and incredible view. We were supposed to stay two nights, but only stayed one due to air conditioning issues in our camper. Their view was incredible. I got to watch pelicans catch their breakfast while having coffe and met some very friendly folks next door.

Cath and Frank

May 2018

Nice stay at Bay House

We stayed at Bay House for two nights. Our hosts were really nice and welcoming. Their place is right on the bay where you can watch the sunset and feel a nice breeze. The beautiful white sandy close to where they live are so beautiful! We highly recommand Churn as a host!


April 2018

Unique location + sweet couple!

We had a a nice couple nights stay and were warmly greeted and even got to see some beautiful sunsets over the bay. Thank you so much for hosting us!


April 2018

Quiet, beautiful place!

We enjoyed excellent hosts with a marvelous view of the bay.


April 2018

Fantastic hosts!

We have so enjoyed being Boondockers Welcome members and meeting all the wonderful people associated with the group. Sherrie and Pete were 2 more examples of the quality of hosts in this group - kind, friendly, accommodating, helpful, and generous. Their space was shaded and level, and they provided water and electric. They have a dock in the back where we took in the lovely view of the bay and the sunsets. We highly recommend Bay House if you are in the Ft. Walton area, and would love to visit again one day!

Kim & Joe


April 2018

Sitting on the dock by the Bay

Little slice of paradise thru the trees, Hosts kindly offered Electric & water, parked under huge old trees hanging w Spanish moss. Walk thru to the back and Wow - a beautiful view of the bay of the gulf coast. Large dock for sitting or fishing, and if warm enough they had a ladder into the water. Truly only for short single vehicles as driveway gate very narrow, inches from my side mirrors hitting the posts and the turn around is sharper than appears given where they Park their cars. Very kind to allow a fellow traveler respite for the night.


April 2018

Under the oak trees

Loved those old oak trees! Very nice spot for the night with gracious hosts.


April 2018

Such warm kind people

We loved staying here. Really great hosts who have a wealth of information about how to best travel around. They are also great with kids our two loved their garden and the fab access to the bay at the rear. It was our first time doing this and we had the best start!


March 2018

Such a great spot

We really lucked out to get to stay here. We loved it, from the moment we got there. Pete and Cheri were so welcoming, and friendly. They have a dock on the bay, and just a really peaceful spot. They told us all about RV'ing in Mexico, and got us excited to give it a try ourselves. We would love to go back if we have the chance.


January 2018

Great spot, great people

Churn hosted our family for a couple of nights in November, and they were great hosts. The location was awesome; we had a couple of amazing sunsets, and we were able to explore the area and the beaches. It was nice to swap stories about travel experiences and preferences with them. We really appreciated the great set up they had for us. We have more info about our stay and photos of the area on our site,


December 2017

Great area

Churn has a beautiful site and is in great proximity to beautiful beaches on the gulf. We would certainly recommend them to any other boondockers


November 2017

Very responsive and ultra nice

We didn't actually stay with Churn (space opened early in the state park for us) but we were literally on the way to his place when we got the all clear from the park.

Super nice, and great communicator. Was willing to accommodate us even though there was already another boondocker in the normal space offered. Kinda bummed we didn't get to meet in person.

So huge Thank You to Churn! If you stay there, be extra nice. :)

Lauren & Wayne


November 2017

Very Great !

Churn and her husband are very nice and her place was a very good site for visit the Panhandle.
And view on the bay is wonderful...
We have enjoyed spent 3 days in there place !!
We recommend Churn !
Thanks you for your hospitality


May 2017

Amazing host

This was our first time utilizing Boondockers Welcome. They where amazing host who where very gracious to share there beautiful site. I hope that we can continue visiting other BW but I can tell you now that the bar has been set very high. We hope to visit them again in the near future.


May 2017

Great First Experience

Churn was a great first experience for us in the BW community. We pulled up to smiling faces and were situated right away with ease. We didn't chat too much, since we got in during the early evening and planned to leave the next morning, but we were shown the beautiful backyard on the bay and told to holler if we needed anything. Our impression was that our hosts were very kind and down to earth people. Hope to get back someday!


December 2016

The Best Of Our Community

Churn exemplifies the openness and sense of community that has made BoondockersWelcome so special. I don't think "No" is in their vocabulary.

They've certainly made us feel like valued members of the community.

Thanks again Churn! We'll see you next time! ;-)


September 2016

Great people

Spent a night at the Churns and enjoyed a great sunset in the back yard..Very nice people and had great conversation. Hope to visit again on another trip..


October 2015

Great spot and hosts

It was a great spot to boondock. Sherie and her husband have a shady lot that backs up to the bay. They are wonderful hosts.


August 2015

Very special persons

We stayed at Churm's for some nights on our way from south florida to nebraska.
Cherry and Peter is a very special persons. They were invited to dinner at their home, and also to take a boat ride. He provided us with everything we needed. Thanks Cherry and Peter!
Paolo and Giovanna from Italy


April 2015


Great location and great people! Very welcoming, equipped with water and electricity. peaceful place and breathtaking sunset. I highly recommend.


March 2015

Amazing Sunset Over the Gulf

Sherry's son and their neighbors welcomed me the moment I arrived and made sure I had everything I needed. What an absolutely wonderful peaceful location. I watched the pelicans come in and roost for the night, listened to the waves and watched the sun go down. Thank you so much for two blissful days.


March 2014

Good Time!

A great boondocking experience! Beautiful location; good people. Thanks for sharing info and experiences.


January 2014

Extremely accommodating host

Not only did we get to stay here over a month but were also supplied with power and water. It's a large property and a great location for spring time or fall season.

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