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Welcome to Muriel's Grove! A tropical paradise awaiting you and your family

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Grove by the Sea house description

Our beautiful beach house, named Muriel's Grove, is in a highly preferred location that is absolutely wonderful for a vacation. It has all the beauty and amenities of Seaside but at considerable $$ savings.

The beaches in this area, 'America's Most Beautiful,' are fabulous! Bordered by high sand dunes, the beach is wide with sugar white sand, and the warm water is emerald green.

Muriel's Grove is close to the beach (200 yards) and right next door to a large, beautiful swimming pool. It is in the very popular 'Grove by the Sea' community, a quiet and relaxing neighborhood of lovely seaside cottages nestled in a grove of magnolias and pine trees, that includes tennis, a children's play area, two swimming pools, and walking/biking paths.

Decorated in light, bright colors with a beach cottage theme, the house is beautifully furnished. There are hardwood floors throughout, and all the rooms have French doors that open to decks and the tropical paradise outside. Plantation shutters on the windows provide a wonderful sense of southern charm. Muriel's Grove is a special house that you will simply fall in love with.

The modern kitchen is fully equipped, and the dining area has seating for 11. On the first floor, there is one bedroom (two twin beds) and a queen sized sleeper sofa in the living room. Upstairs are two bedrooms (king bed, queen bed), and a studio room (full sized futon) that can be used as an extra bedroom if needed.

Safe, off road trails and sidewalks (perfect for walking, jogging, rollerblading, and biking) provide easy access to the many wonderful nearby recreational areas. Grayton Beach (4 miles), Grayton Beach State Park (2.5 miles), Point Washington State Forest (1.5 miles), Deer Lake State Park (3.5 miles) and Camp Creek Golf Club (5 miles) are just minutes away. The architecturally famous town of Seaside is just 0.9 mile away; you'll love its many colorful homes, small shops, and restaurants. Throughout the year, you can enjoy the many scheduled free events that Seaside has to offer.

Early risers can enjoy spectacular sunrises and the wide open space at the beach. Better yet, change the routine - sleep in, open the French doors, and listen to the birds outside. After a late breakfast, build sandcastles, swim and play with the kids, or take a walk on the beach down to Seaside. Enjoy lunch outside on the picnic table in the woods, or take a nap in our hammock and chairs beneath the pines and magnolia next to the pool.

You won't want to miss the fabulous sunsets either! In the evenings you can grill fresh seafood outside on the gas grill or just cook spaghetti for the kids. Enjoy dinner with your entire group seated at our large dining table as you share the day's activities with each other. After dinner walk or bike to Seaside and treat everyone to ice cream...or take a dip in the pool, and then relax on the wraparound decks under the ceiling fans as you listen to the sounds of the surf and woods. Later yet, go to the beach, lie on your back, and look at the stars.

WOW!--it doesn't get any better!!!

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            We are a family rental and do not rent to persons under the age of 25....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 6-9

          Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • CD/DVD Player, Hammock & Outside Chair Area, Adirondack chairs on wraparound porches. Outside Picnic Table, Hot and Cold water outside shower, Pack and Play, Booster seat and Highchair available...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Near The Ocean

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Room for 3 cars...moreless

                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Tennis
                  • Tennis Court

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter 2014
                      Nov 30 - Dec 20, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      $1,500
                      Christmas
                      Dec 21 - Dec 27, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      $1,500

                      Changeover Day: Sunday

                      New Year's 2014-15
                      Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      $1,500

                      Changeover Day: Sunday

                      Winter 2015
                      Jan 4 - Mar 13, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $250
                      $1,200

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Spring Break 2015
                      Mar 14 - Apr 17, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,200

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Late Spring
                      Apr 18 - May 23, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,800

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Pre Summer Special
                      May 24 - May 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,200

                      Changeover Day: Sunday

                      Summer 2015
                      May 31 - Aug 8, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,600

                      Changeover Day: Sunday

                      Late Summer/Early Fall
                      Aug 9 - Oct 24, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      $1,800
                      Fall 2015
                      Oct 25 - Nov 21, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      $1,500
                      Thanksgiving
                      Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      $1,800
                      Early Winter 2015
                      Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      $1,500
                      Christmas 2015/New Years
                      Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,800

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Tax Rate 11.5%

                      Notes:

                      Cleaning fees are included in weekly rates

                      A seoparate $300 refundable damage deposit is required

                      Cleaning fees are NOT included in 3 night minimum rates.

                      A 11.5% state and local tax will be added to the rental rate.

                      Summer weekly rentals (May 24-Sept 5) include beach service set up of 1 umbrella and 2 beach chairs.

                      Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                      Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                      Location

                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Panama City

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Area: Our beach house is in a section of the Northwest Florida Panhandle and Gulf of Mexico referred to as the Emerald Coast and The Beaches of South Walton. The beaches in this area are rated 'America's most beautiful'. Here you will find beautiful open beaches with sugar white sand, dramatic sand dunes, warm emerald colored water, fabulous sunsets, and a golf and bikers paradise.

                      Muriel's Grove is located in the very popular Grove by the Sea community which is 0.9 mile east of downtown Seaside and midway between Destin and Panama City, Florida.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: Jim and I both retired to the Grove by the Sea in the fall of 2003. Our permanent residence is just 50 yards away from Muriel's Grove. We are available in a moment's notice should any problems occur during the rental season.

                      Why the Owner Chose Grove by the Sea:
                      We vacationed in this area for many of the years that we lived in Birmingham. Thinking that our kids, who are beach lovers, would always find a way to come visit us here at the beach. we planned to retire to Muriel's Grove. Instead we built our permanent home in the same neighborhood so that we could continue to share Muriel's Grove with families who love the beach as much as we do.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      We love going to Seaside's Modica Market in for coffee and a muffin during our morning walks. You can park your car and ride bikes to just about anywhere on 30A. Our personal favorite is sitting on the porch with our morning coffee while listening to the birds in one of the most peaceful settings along 30A..


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                      Photos

                      • Welcome to Muriel's Grove!  A tropical paradise awaiting you and your family

                        Welcome to Muriel's Grove! A tropical paradise awaiting you and your family

                      • Bright living room features a large flat screen TV, movies, books & board games!

                        Bright living room features a large flat screen TV, movies, books & board games!

                      • A kitchen for even the most accomplished chef! - Seagrove Beach, FL

                        A kitchen for even the most accomplished chef! - Seagrove Beach, FL

                      • First floor BR - w/2 twin beds & French doors opening to porches

                        First floor BR - w/2 twin beds & French doors opening to porches

                      • First Floor W/D and utility closet

                        First Floor W/D and utility closet

                      • 2nd floor master BR w/king bed, TV   & French doors opening to wrap around porch

                        2nd floor master BR w/king bed, TV & French doors opening to wrap around porch

                      • Master bath with double vanities

                        Master bath with double vanities

                      • Upstairs hall bath with shower

                        Upstairs hall bath with shower

                      • Wonderful Hammock Area -  among pines & magnolia, btwn Pool & House

                        Wonderful Hammock Area - among pines & magnolia, btwn Pool & House

                      • A wagon and a few beach/pool toys are provided for guests

                        A wagon and a few beach/pool toys are provided for guests

                      • Swimming Pool - It's Awesome! Located next to the House & Hammock Area

                        Swimming Pool - It's Awesome! Located next to the House & Hammock Area

                      • Follow the wooded trails to our neighborhood playground.

                        Follow the wooded trails to our neighborhood playground.

                      • Relax on the front porch!

                        Relax on the front porch!

                      • Alternate view of the bright and airy living room

                        Alternate view of the bright and airy living room

                      • Large dining table seats up to 8, and three more seats at the breakfast bar

                        Large dining table seats up to 8, and three more seats at the breakfast bar

                      • First floor full bath

                        First floor full bath

                      • Upstairs bonus area with full size futon and TV

                        Upstairs bonus area with full size futon and TV

                      • Another view of the 2nd floor master bedroom

                        Another view of the 2nd floor master bedroom

                      • Upstairs Guest BR - queen bed, 2 sets of French doors opening to porches

                        Upstairs Guest BR - queen bed, 2 sets of French doors opening to porches

                      • Relax upstairs on the wrap around porches!

                        Relax upstairs on the wrap around porches!

                      • Grill fresh fish on the gas grill!

                        Grill fresh fish on the gas grill!

                      • The Grove By the Sea--30 A's best kept neighborhood secret!

                        The Grove By the Sea--30 A's best kept neighborhood secret!

                      • Grove By The Sea tennis court - always available & only 150 yards from house

                        Grove By The Sea tennis court - always available & only 150 yards from house

                      • Seagrove Beach - view to west & Seaside (0.8mi) & Grayton Beach (2.5mi)

                        Seagrove Beach - view to west & Seaside (0.8mi) & Grayton Beach (2.5mi)

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                      Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

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                      3 Bedroom / 0 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 9

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                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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