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Gulf Views & Just Steps to Beach & Seaside. Pool, 5 Bikes. Sleeps up to 20.

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180 degree ocean views and views over Seaside

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Last updated: 12/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Seaside house description

2014 Christmas Special: Eight nights, Dec 19-27, 30% off weekly rate. Discounted base rate just $3346.
Thyme after Thyme has been the #1 most popular vacation home at the Beaches of South Walton, eight years in a row! (2007-2014) Note: To see ALL 44 GUEST COMMENTS AND REVIEWS, click 'Owner Info' above.

KEY FEATURES OF THYME AFTER THYME:
• Ideal location just steps to the beach and the town of Seaside
• Spacious, bright home with beautiful gulf views
• Sleeps up to 20 in privacy with 7+ bedrooms on all 4 floors
• Heated pool in private courtyard with fireplace and gas grill
• Upscale, family-friendly furnishings and amenities
• Free Amenities: bicycles (5), beach chairs, WiFi, Bocce ball court, HDTV, damage insurance.

MORE INFO ON OUR WEBSITE: To see info about the area and 'Thyme after Thyme', just scroll down and click on 'CLICK HERE - Features Our 3 VRBO Listings' (the link is located under the 'OWNER INFO' section)

'THYME AFTER THYME' DESCRIPTION
Seaside at your doorstep! Only a block from Seaside and perfect for large or multiple families, 'Thyme after Thyme' is a 4 story upscale beach home with 7+ bedrooms and 5 full baths. It is literally steps from one of the most beautiful beaches in the world (beach entrance is just 25 feet away) and only a very short stroll to all the unique shops, restaurants, and free concerts, activities, and cultural events of enchanting Seaside, Florida. This meticulously maintained Mediterranean style home has a beautiful, private tropical courtyard with heated pool and large stone fireplace, numerous amenities, and 7 well separated bedrooms plus sleeping loft located on all 4 floors. Thyme after Thyme sleeps up to 18 in privacy and a maximum of 22, although it is perfect for smaller groups desiring more space as well. The interior is spacious and bright, with 10-15' ceilings and a very open floorplan. Walls of floor to ceiling windows frame panoramic ocean views from a 1000 sq ft great room that will comfortably accommodate everyone in your party. Over 1600 sq ft of Italian tiled terraces provide stunning gulf views. There are 3 separate living areas and 2 complete custom kitchens, as well as numerous amenities. Whether it's a beach vacation for one large family, a reunion or special event, or just close family friends sharing a beach house, you can create memories to last a lifetime at this beautiful, perfectly located home. (For more area information and photos, click on 'Owner Info' above, then click on 'CLICK HERE - Features Our 3 VRBO Listings' under Owner Info)

AMENITIES
Thyme after Thyme has 2 custom kitchens; heated pool with attached kiddie pool in private tropical courtyard, poolside full bath, outside shower, beach toy corral, beautiful poolside stone fireplace/grill; palm-shaded, private Bocce ball court; 8 HDTV televisions; ceiling fans, large closets, & 26 in LG LED TVs in all 6 King & Queen bedrooms; free wireless high speed internet; free long distance; free use of 5 easy-to-ride adult bicycles (located on premises); free daily beach chair/umbrella service; 60 inch LED TV with home theater system; Blu-Ray DVD players and DVD library with great movies for all ages; game area with Cornilleau professional table tennis; seating for up to 16 adults in both dining area as well as poolside; crib, high chair, and tots' table on premises; hair dryers and makeup mirrors in all bathrooms; and expansive gulf-view tiled, covered terraces and observation deck, providing incredible views from 70 feet above the gulf. Three car garage with parking for up to 6 cars or SUVs. With a brand new Publix grocery less than 1 mile away, you can pick up staples right on your way, and never need your car again! Gourmet grocers and wine shops are also found in Seaside and Watercolor.

ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS
The beautiful, safe, and very family-friendly New Urbanist town of Seaside is just a short stroll away (about 250 feet). There you'll find numerous unique restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, and a wonderful bookstore and record shop. Throughout the year there are free outdoor concerts, movies, and special events. There is a 30 mile long oceanside biking and walking path coursing directly in front of the house. Play tennis at the nearby Waterolor tennis club (fee), or take a short drive to golf as little as 5 minutes away. Kids (and adults!) love the outdoor table tennis and the palm-tree shaded private Bocce ball court. Relax in the private heated pool or gather in the evening around the romantic stone fireplace in the courtyard. Of course, most importantly, the gorgeous beach and gulf are only steps away!

BEDROOM LOCATIONS: (All King and Queen bedrooms have ensuite full bathrooms, 26 in LG LED TVs, ceiling fans, and large closets. Three of the five full bathrooms are also separately accessible via hallways, if needed.)

Ground Level: 1 Queen BR, and 1 Queen platform bed in separate room.
Second Level: 1 King BR; 1 Queen BR; 1 bunk room w/3 Twins & 1 full bed; 1 Queen sofabed in LR; 1 Crib, highchair, tots table.
Third Level: 2 King BRs
Fourth Level: 1 Full BR (Loft) with separate private dressing room.

EASY RESERVATIONS: Making a reservation is very easy, with most credit cards accepted and an excellent and very professional management service who leave your key right at the property (no need to 'check in'), and who can also assist you during your stay. Just contact us any time if you have questions. (Contact information is near bottom of page.)

THANK YOU for making 'Thyme after Thyme' South Walton's most popular vacation home, 8 years in a row (2007-2014)!

SMALLER GROUPS MAY ALSO WANT TO CONSIDER 'MER SEA': It's absolutely ideal for 1 or 2 smaller families or 2 or 3 couples. Mer Sea is a gulf front luxury penthouse villa with totally private ocean and beach views from all rooms and a 7000 sq ft tropical lagoon pool. This very spacious 3 bedroom/3 full bath condominium sleeps up to 8-12 and has 2 nearly identical king master bedroom suites for parents (both gulf view) as well as 2 full and 2 twin beds in the 3rd bedroom and a queen sofabed. See 25 photos of 'Mer Sea' and fabulous High Pointe Resort by clicking on our website below. Only 500 feet from downtown Rosemary Beach, and an easy stroll to Alys Beach as well. A total, very upscale remodeling of Mer Sea has just been completed.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 years...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Most home features are non-breakable; safe, secure railing systems on all terraces; garage exits to quiet side street....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Ground level....moreless

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22, Beds for 20-22

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                en suite full bathroom with flexible hallway accesss...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 king

                en suite full bathroom...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 king

                en suite full bathroom with flexible hallway accesss...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

                en suite full bathroom...moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

                en suite full bathroom with flexible poolside accesss...moreless

              • Bedroom 6: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 7: 1 double, 3 twin/ single

                Twin/twin and twin/full bunks...moreless

              • Loft: 1 double

                On 4th floor, with dressing room and deck...moreless

              • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1) (Bring own linens for crib.), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1 Queen size sofa bed (2nd floor living area)....moreless

              Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Granite vanity, oversize shower...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Granite vanity, oversize shower...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Granite vanity, oversize shower...moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Granite vanity, oversize shower...moreless

              • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Granite vanity, oversize shower...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Luxury home. Adjacent beach access (walkover less than 50 ft away). 10-15 ft ceilings. Bedrooms on all 4 floors. 1000+ sq ft of Gulf-view terraces. Open floorplan. Two full kitchens. Free bikes on premises. Free wireless high speed internet. Free DVD library with movies for all ages. Instant hot water, Quad-filtered water. Indoor/outdoor CD stereo system. Poolside outdoor fireplace/grill and outside shower. Free Incidental Damage Insurance: You're on vacation to have a great time, not to worry about accidental damage that could occur during your stay. That's why we provide free damage insurance (up to $3000), which covers incidental damage to the home or contents. Please note it does not cover intentional or negligent damage, and the damage must be reported during your stay. More details are available through our management service, who arrange the coverage for you. Again, there is no charge to you when you rent any of the BestBeachPlace.com properties....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player:

                    Blu-Ray DVD players...moreless

                  • Game Room
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Flat panel LCD TVs in all bedrooms; 60-inch SONY LED TV in great room....moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    8 LED HD TVs, including a 60 inch Samsung in great room and 6 26 inch LEd TVs in all king and queen bedrooms...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Great selection of DVD movies for all ages....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Beach View
                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Ocean View:

                    180 degree gulf views from Destin to Panama City. Stunning views from 3rd and 4th levels....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Dual zone....moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Large capacity....moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    3 Car garage; total parking for 6 cars or SUVs....moreless

                  • Filtered Water
                  • Fireplace
                  • Free Long Distance:

                    To North America...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    3 Car, with total parking for up to 6 cars or SUVs....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Both kitchens fully equipped....moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Thyme Street is a safe, quiet side street....moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Inquire...moreless

                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone:

                    (2) 2 cordless...moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Large capacity....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free WiFi...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Poolside, in courtyard...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    (2) Both kitchens fully equipped with cookware and dishes. Kitchens are on 2nd and 3rd levels....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    (3) Over 1000 sq. ft. of gulf view terraces on 2nd, 3rd, and 4th levels. Each has Italian tile floor and ample outdoor (teak) furniture....moreless

                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Bicycles:

                    5 easy-to-ride adult bicycles are on premises for your use...moreless

                  • Crow's Nest
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    At ground level: large private courtyard with pool in back; 500 sq. ft. porch in front....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Weber Genesis S/S gas grill, and fireplace charcoal grill....moreless

                  • Patio
                  • Sand Box
                  • Tennis:

                    Very nearby at Watercolor resort, strollable in 3-5 minutes....moreless

                  • Terrace
                  • Walkway To Water

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Outdoor Pool
                  • Private Pool:

                    Heated, with separate small kiddie pool. Outside shower & poolside full bath and fireplace/grill....moreless

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          WINTER HOLIDAYS 2014
                          Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $945
                          $4,750

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          WINTER 2015 (promo)
                          Jan 5 - Jan 15, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $395
                          $1,980
                          WINTER 2015
                          Jan 16 - Feb 26, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $525
                          $2,750
                          SPRING 2015 (promo)
                          Feb 27 - Mar 6, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $895
                          $4,750
                          SPRING BREAK 2015
                          Mar 7 - Apr 10, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $8,325

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          SPRING 2015
                          Apr 11 - May 22, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $5,750

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          SUMMER 2015
                          May 23 - Aug 7, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $10,700

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          LATE SUMMER 2015
                          Aug 8 - Sep 11, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $8,325

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          FALL 2015
                          Sep 12 - Oct 30, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $945
                          $4,750

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          NOVEMBER 2015
                          Oct 31 - Nov 20, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $670
                          $3,480

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          THANKSGIVING 2015
                          Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $945
                          $4,750

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          DECEMBER 2015
                          Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $525
                          $2,750
                          WINTER HOLIDAYS 2015
                          Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
                          4 night min stay
                          $945
                          $4,750

                          Changeover Day: Saturday


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning fee $375 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 12%

                          Notes:

                          Pool heating available March through May & Oct through Dec at $30/day.

                          No other charges. Week of July 4th only: 10% added to base rate.

                          Making a reservation is very easy. We use a management service (located nearby) for housekeeping and maintenance, and to accept credit card payments. The deposit is 50% (or $1000 if reserved over 8 months in advance), with the balance due 21 days before arriva

                          Free incidental damage insurance is included with all reservations. Optional low cost Cancellation Protection insurance is now available through our management service (please disregard the "Don't Forget" paragraph below).


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                          Last updated: 12/13/2014
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                          Location

                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
                          10 Metres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Beach access only 10 yards from property

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Biking on 30 mile gulfside path (runs right next to home); 4 beach bicycles and professional table tennis are on premises and available free for guests during their stay. Boutiques, art galleries, restaurants (both casual and upscale), live music. Walk to free outdoor concerts, movies, or tennis. Free DVD movie library, free wireless high speed internet. Numerous nearby state parks for hiking, mountain biking, and exploration of rare coatal dune lakes and shoreline. Beach less than 30 yds.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: Steve & Sonia Bruno, friendly owners!

                          Why the Owner Chose Seaside:
                          We completed Thyme after Thyme in 2005 as a family vacation rental home. We love the location right next to the beach and just down the street from Seaside!


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                          Photos

                          • 180 degree ocean views and views over Seaside

                            180 degree ocean views and views over Seaside

                          • View from kitchen sink, over expansive tiled terrace.

                            View from kitchen sink, over expansive tiled terrace.

                          • Third level has seating for 16 or more!

                            Third level has seating for 16 or more!

                          • Typical King bedroom with full bath

                            Typical King bedroom with full bath

                          • Private, palm-shaded Bocce court

                            Private, palm-shaded Bocce court

                          • Immaculate, very private heated pool

                            Immaculate, very private heated pool

                          • The smaller of two dining rooms and kitchens

                            The smaller of two dining rooms and kitchens

                          • 4,000 sq ft home with bedrooms on all 4 levels; 2 kitchens

                            4,000 sq ft home with bedrooms on all 4 levels; 2 kitchens

                          • Heated pool, kiddie pool, & fireplace/grill

                            Heated pool, kiddie pool, & fireplace/grill

                          • A view from inside Thyme after Thyme

                            A view from inside Thyme after Thyme

                          • Ocean, beach, and town of Seaside views!

                            Ocean, beach, and town of Seaside views!

                          • Sand path from home - only 25' to beach entrance

                            Sand path from home - only 25' to beach entrance

                          • This is the highest point in Seaside!

                            This is the highest point in Seaside!

                          VRBO #102965

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                          This listing was first published here in 2006.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                          $395 - $1,529 per night (USD)
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                          7 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 22

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                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                          Member since: 2006
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Response rate: 80%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/13/2014
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