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    Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Owner is adding pool, painting, and doing interior work.

    "A Grayton Tradition" ( formerly known as Washaway) .... Built in the late 1800's, and formerly known as the Grayton Hotel, Grayton's Grand and the Washaway....

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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Is it still a hotel?

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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    I forgot which one that is. got pics?

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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by kurt View Post
    Owner is adding pool, painting, and doing interior work.

    "A Grayton Tradition" ( formerly known as Washaway) .... Built in the late 1800's, and formerly known as the Grayton Hotel, Grayton's Grand and the Washaway....
    This is the current owner, or someone has bought it and is doing this?
    Hard to imagine that grand old house with a pool. I don't think I like it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by peapod1980 View Post
    This is the current owner, or someone has bought it and is doing this?
    Hard to imagine that grand old house with a pool. I don't think I like it.
    They are changing the name...bad luck from what I hear. That's funny to read this post...I was just thinking about how the price of this home had not changed in years! I'll wait for SJ to tell us the RE report on the sell.
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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by peapod1980 View Post
    This is the current owner, or someone has bought it and is doing this?
    Hard to imagine that grand old house with a pool. I don't think I like it.
    A friend of mine was/is? the current/past? co-owner. I'll check with her and see what's up. It was also called "The Haunted House".
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    Quote Originally Posted by steele mama View Post
    A friend of mine was/is? the current/past? co-owner. I'll check with her and see what's up. It was also called "The Haunted House".
    Hasn't been sold. Just upgrading for personal and business reasons. I can confirm the new pool.
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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    My guess is that the pool will soon be filled with sand, unless they build a big wall around the property. It will always be the WashAway to me.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cp View Post
    I forgot which one that is. got pics?
    Here's a pic taken from the Northwest.
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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by steele mama View Post
    Hasn't been sold. Just upgrading for personal and business reasons. I can confirm the new pool.
    Well, can you ask your friend if she insists on adding a pool, please make it deep enough that I can jump in from the third floor porch.
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    Some changes are not good, but I guess they will get more renal $$ with a pool and interior up-grades. I'll not be renting it again.
    I can not believe that they would change the name....
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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by Allifunn View Post
    Some changes are not good, but I guess they will get more renal $$ with a pool and interior up-grades. I'll not be renting it again.
    I can not believe that they would change the name....


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    Quote Originally Posted by Miss Kitty View Post
    They are changing the name...bad luck from what I hear. That's funny to read this post...I was just thinking about how the price of this home had not changed in years! I'll wait for SJ to tell us the RE report on the sell.
    A lot like a boat. Seriously though alot of renters go by the name of a rental. Most rental companies received an email from the TDC last year requesting the rental name and actual address and rental company. They were receiving too many inquiries were the tourist could only remember the name of he house. Of course this still doesn't help if the name is "Flip-Flops" or other overly used name.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peapod1980 View Post
    Well, can you ask your friend if she insists on adding a pool, please make it deep enough that I can jump in from the third floor porch.
    Yea, and all your crew will be right behind. Ok, I'll see what I can do!
    Quote Originally Posted by Allifunn View Post
    Some changes are not good, but I guess they will get more renal $$ with a pool and interior up-grades. I'll not be renting it again.
    I can not believe that they would change the name....
    I did not confirm the name change but if Kurt said it....
    I never knew it by anything except haunted house so a rose by any other name.... I like using dots......
    Wala!

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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by kurt View Post
    Owner is adding pool, painting, and doing interior work.

    "A Grayton Tradition" ( formerly known as Washaway) .... Built in the late 1800's, and formerly known as the Grayton Hotel, Grayton's Grand and the Washaway....
    cool. it is certainly a tradition, and has had many names, facelifts, changes, etc. it will be around for a long time to come. what a wonderful place. no doubt it will remain so. a pool can't be a bad thing for a rental on the beach!!! sounds like the perfect spot to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steele mama View Post
    Yea, and all your crew will be right behind. Ok, I'll see what I can do!

    I did not confirm the name change but if Kurt said it....
    I never knew it by anything except haunted house so a rose by any other name.... I like using dots......
    Yes, now that I reread this and know it has not been sold, the name is probably not changing. Another example of how we start rumors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tootsie View Post
    cool. it is certainly a tradition, and has had many names, facelifts, changes, etc. it will be around for a long time to come. what a wonderful place. no doubt it will remain so. a pool can't be a bad thing for a rental on the beach!!! sounds like the perfect spot to me.
    Unless it is filled with sand. The owners may as well go ahead and put down a deposit on a back hoe rental.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Smiling JOe View Post
    Unless it is filled with sand. The owners may as well go ahead and put down a deposit on a back hoe rental.
    You got that right since the house used to be full of sand.
    Wala!

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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by Smiling JOe View Post
    Unless it is filled with sand. The owners may as well go ahead and put down a deposit on a back hoe rental.
    don't know anything about this but I do know there are pools just as close if not closer to the beach along 30A. perhaps it will be elevated. don't know where it would be placed. pools have been considered for lots in that area, but there is usually not room or not the best use of the land.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tootsie View Post
    don't know anything about this but I do know there are pools just as close if not closer to the beach along 30A. perhaps it will be elevated. don't know where it would be placed. pools have been considered for lots in that area, but there is usually not room or not the best use of the land.
    I'm sure it will be elevated like the house in front of it towards the beach, which is owned by one of the same relatives.
    Wala!

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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by kurt View Post
    Owner is adding pool, painting, and doing interior work.

    "A Grayton Tradition" ( formerly known as Washaway) .... Built in the late 1800's, and formerly known as the Grayton Hotel, Grayton's Grand and the Washaway....


    Excuse me....the attorney for "The Artist Formerly Known as Prince" is on the phone.


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    I am not opposed to the change in the house, as long as it does not cause it lose the integrity or the charm that it posesses. I love every inch of that place! Some would call it a dump compared to most other houses in the area, but I think it is the most wonderful beach house ever! It epitomizes "beach house" to me! If the owner wants some suggestions on improvements, they should talk to me.... Maybe they need a full time cook and house cleaner in residence???
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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by SHELLY View Post


    Excuse me....the attorney for "The Artist Formerly Known as Prince" is on the phone.


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    Thank you SHELLY...see they have chnaged the name...no? A Grayton Tradition is the new name for the house?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Allifunn View Post
    I am not opposed to the change in the house, as long as it does not cause it lose the integrity or the charm that it posesses. I love every inch of that place! Some would call it a dump compared to most other houses in the area, but I think it is the most wonderful beach house ever! It epitomizes "beach house" to me! If the owner wants some suggestions on improvements, they should talk to me.... Maybe they need a full time cook and house cleaner in residence???
    I agree totally! Hopefully they will only make it better but you never know. When someone remodeled Burt's Barn (old house at Grayton) which is part of Hibisscus, they did it very true to the era and is old florida awesome. Love it!
    Wala!

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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by Miss Kitty View Post
    Yes, now that I reread this and know it has not been sold, the name is probably not changing. Another example of how we start rumors.
    The name has ALREADY been changed.

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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by kurt View Post
    The name has ALREADY been changed.
    Hey, I never said it didn't change. I don't know where SHE got that!!
    Wala!

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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by kurt View Post
    The name has ALREADY been changed.
    Quote Originally Posted by steele mama View Post
    Hey, I never said it didn't change. I don't know where SHE got that!!
    ...I got it from my small pea sized thinking cap. When I first read Kurt's post, I ASSUMED it had been sold and that's why the name changed. Then, it became clear from you that it was not sold, but the owners decided to change the name. So, when you want to rent the Washaway now, you ask for A Grayton Tradition?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miss Kitty View Post
    ...I got it from my small pea sized thinking cap. When I first read Kurt's post, I ASSUMED it had been sold and that's why the name changed. Then, it became clear from you that it was not sold, but the owners decided to change the name. So, when you want to rent the Washaway now, you ask for A Grayton Tradition?

    I imagine you could call it anything and they will know what you mean.
    Wala!

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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by steele mama View Post

    I imagine you could call it anything and they will know what you mean.
    Hey Lady, where the heck you been? Hope all is well with you and you finally have some free time!!

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    Re: Washaway in Grayton Beach changes name

    Quote Originally Posted by KISH7374 View Post
    Hey Lady, where the heck you been? Hope all is well with you and you finally have some free time!!
    I'm here! Actually "working" from home this morning because have a funeral to go to this afternoon. No school this week! Heading to sowal (actually nowal) on Wed. night.
    Wala!

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    Quote Originally Posted by steele mama View Post
    I'm here! Actually "working" from home this morning because have a funeral to go to this afternoon. No school this week! Heading to sowal (actually nowal) on Wed. night.
    Hope you have fun and say hello and Happy Thanksgiving to the girls. Will be seeing you in about a month.

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