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10% Off August 2015! Gulf Views*Private Beach*Free Beach Chair Service*Bikes

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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Located in quaint and beautiful Seacrest Beach, Neptune's Retreat is a spacious 8 bedroom and 7 bath private beach home on the south side of Scenic Hwy 30A. This fully equipped 5,100/sqft home has many great features that make it the perfect venue for reunions, weddings, corporate retreats or any other large gathering.


Just steps away from the beach access and less than a 5 minute walk away from the restaurants and retail of world famous Rosemary Beach, Neptune’s Retreat sits on a private, gated cul-de-sac with patrolling guard. Spectacular Gulf views from the home’s large 2nd and 3rd floor decks await you. There are no busy roads to cross making the location perfect for families with children.


Special Features of this home:
• 6 Complimentary beach chairs with umbrella setup daily for you
• All New 6 Passenger Street Legal Golf Cart (Optional with rental)
• Complimentary use of 4 adult bicycles
• Large 30 x 14 foot private heated pool
• Game room with 5 FREE PLAY commercial arcade machines
• Wii (Wii Sports and Guitar Hero World Tour)
• Air Hockey
• Foosball
• HDTV
• WiFi
• 2 HiFi Stereo systems with iPod docking stations
• 2 fully equipped kitchens
• 2 sets of washer and dryers

Game Room

Rainy days are not a problem at Neptune’s Retreat! Whether you prefer, video games, board games or active games you will have your choice of activities in the home’s fully equipped game room. The main attraction is the upright video arcade machine. This unit features 100 classic games including Golden Tee. In addition to the arcade machine, the Wii will provide hours of active enjoyment for kids and adults alike. Wii Sports is provided and includes tennis, bowling, baseball and boxing, but feel free to bring along any of your other favorite games to enjoy. In addition to these video style games, there are also Air Hockey and Foosball tables and a variety of other board games. If you prefer curling up with a good book, you are welcome to read any of the books on the shelves in the game room. If you don’t finish the book before you leave, feel free to take it with you and leave another book behind.

Kitchens

Chefs and novices will both enjoy the spacious feel of the all new second floor main kitchen. The main kitchen has granite countertops and stainless steel Kitchen Aid appliances. The large island provides an abundance of countertop space, seating for 5, food prep sink and extra outlets for laptops, appliances or other electronics you may have brought along with you. The kitchen’s two dishwashers will handle the heavy load of a big group and the large French Door style refrigerator offers chilled and filtered water along with expanded, efficient storage for groceries and frozen items. A separate under counter beverage refrigerator and ice maker provide more storage for drinks and premium ice for poolside drinks and cocktails. The kitchen is also equipped with an ample supply of silverware, dishes, bowls, cups, glasses, pots, pans and convenience items such as coffee makers, toaster oven, electric can opener, electric griddle, electric frying pan, blender, crock pot, hand mixer and food storage containers. A strap on high chair and kid sized bowls, cups, plates and utensils are provided to assist in mealtime for our younger guests. Finally, a new desk area just to the left of the kitchen provides free long distance telephone access and a high-speed cable modem with WiFi router that serves the entire house.

A smaller but fully equipped kitchen is located on the first floor. This kitchen features, cook top, oven, microwave, dish washer and refrigerator freezer. A bar height countertop provides seating for 4 guests and a small dinning table seats 4 more.


Keywords: 8 bedrooms, Large, beach home, family reunion, pool, gulf front, arcade, neptunes retreat, neptune's retreat, rosemary, seacrest, alys, south walton, 30a

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Property Type

  • House
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 years old....moreless

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

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30, Beds for 26-30

  • Crow's Nest: 1 king

    3rd Floor...moreless

  • Spinnaker Suite: 1 king

    3rd Floor...moreless

  • Cofferdam Corner: 1 queen

    2nd Floor...moreless

  • Amidship Quarters: 1 queen

    2nd Floor...moreless

  • Pirate's Cove: 2 bunk bed

    2nd Floor...moreless

  • Wheel House: 1 king, 1 bunk bed

    1st Floor...moreless

  • Sea Dog's Quarters: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    1st Floor (1 Single is a Trundle)...moreless

  • Game Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Pull out Sofa 1st Floor...moreless

  • Skipper's Suite: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    3rd Floor...moreless

  • King size beds (4), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), Bunk Beds (4)...moreless

Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms

  • Skipper's Suite: toilet, tub, shower

    Walk In Closet 2 Sinks...moreless

  • Crow's Nest: toilet, shower

    Large Counter 1 Sink...moreless

  • Skipper's Suite: toilet, shower

    Large Counter 2 Sinks...moreless

  • Cofferdam Corner: toilet, shower

    Jack and Jill shared Shower with Amidship Quarters...moreless

  • Amidship Quarters: toilet, shower

    Jack and Jill Style - Shared Shower with Cofferdam Corner...moreless

  • Pirate's Cove: toilet, shower

    Located off 2nd floor hall across from Pirate's Cove...moreless

  • Wheel House/Sea Dog's Quarters: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Large Counter double sinks and linen closet....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 6 Passenger Street Legal Golf Cart, 2 Microwaves, 3 Dishwashers, 2 Refrigerator, 2 Ice Makers, Private, Grill (BBQ), heated pool....moreless

Entertainment

  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Pandora on Visio Box...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    Wii...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Wii, 5 Arcade Style Machines...moreless

  • Video Library:

    (2) Netflix on Visio Box and Wii...moreless

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Next to kitchen large table seats 10-12. Adjacent kitchen island seats 5. Just outside on large deck seats 10 more. Child Booster Seat Available....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 27 people

General

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

    (2)...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Parking for 7 cars. No off street parking permitted....moreless

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

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Large overlooking gulf...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Summer 10% Off
Aug 8 - Sep 11, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,850
Fall
Sep 12 - Oct 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,550
Winter
Oct 31 - Nov 20, 2015
4 night min stay

$3,650

Changeover Day: Saturday

Thanksgiving
Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,050
flat fee
Winter II
Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015
4 night min stay

$3,650

Changeover Day: Saturday

Christmas
Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,050
flat fee
New Years
Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$5,050
flat fee
Winter III
Jan 2 - Mar 4, 2016
4 night min stay

$3,650
Spring Break
Mar 5 - Apr 8, 2016
7 night min stay

$6,300
Late Spring
Apr 9 - May 20, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,550
Summer 2016
May 21 - Aug 12, 2016
7 night min stay

$9,750

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Summer 2016
Aug 13 - Sep 9, 2016
7 night min stay

$6,500
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$1,393
$9,750

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

Premium Rates apply to Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years weeks $5050 Min 7 nights. See website


Cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Northwest Florida Beaches Intl Airport

Car: Necessary

Wonderful restaurant and summer events are just minutes away. Neptune's Retreat is located off of 30-A on the Gulf side between Seaside and Rosemary Beach. Neptune's is approximately 7 miles from scenic Seaside and a 1/4 of a mile from Rosemary Beach.

For the avid golfer, the famous Fazio Golf course is just a mile away. For the athlete we have an excellent trail for biking, roller blading, running as well as walking.

Fishing, boating, sailing, amusement parks and shopping are within a few miles.

Golf: For the golfers in the group, the Camp Creek Golf Club is just a mile away. Just outside your door you can bike, roller blade or walk for miles on a safe trail adjacent to 30-A. This community is within walking distance to the shops and amenities of both Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach and a short 7 mile drive to Seaside.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Family of 4 from Atlanta, Ga.

Why the Owner Chose Sandy Shores:
My husband Martin and I visited the Beaches of South Walton every year for 7 years. After staying at just about every beach along Hwy 30A we found that we loved the Seacrest, Rosemary Beach area the best. It is not as crowded as Seaside and has a lot of the same amenities. It is also located within walking distance of our favorite eatery, Wild Olives! We wanted a location where our children would be safe to explore on their own and a place to build lasting memories! We have not been disappointed and I am sure your family will love it too!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love how close the beach is to the house and the location is perfect being within walking distance of 3 different retail and entertainment centers of Alys Beach, Seacrest Beach and Rosemary Beach. Also, being nestled between the Gulf and the pedestrian and bicycle friendly corridor of 30A we feel safe to let our kids explore the area on their own the way we used to be able to do when we were kids! Our beach is so special because the dolphins love to swim there, we almost always get to see them swim and sometimes the even put on an aerial show for us! The kids love to catch crabs at night and almost every time we are there we get to experience some form of wildlife that is completely new to us. On one visit the beach was full of sand dollars. We must have found over 30 and we didn't even try that hard! Each time we visit I feel like I am going to a new place because it is always different!


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  • Neptune's Retreat

    Neptune's Retreat

  • Complimentary Beach Service for 6 Daily (Mar-Nov Rentals)

    Complimentary Beach Service for 6 Daily (Mar-Nov Rentals)

  • Pirate's Cove is one of two bunk rooms in the home

    Pirate's Cove is one of two bunk rooms in the home

  • The Skipper's Suite, one of 3 master bedrooms

    The Skipper's Suite, one of 3 master bedrooms

  • Unlimited gaming on our recently expanded Arcade!!

    Unlimited gaming on our recently expanded Arcade!!

  • Air Hockey and Foosball tables for evening and rainy day fun!

    Air Hockey and Foosball tables for evening and rainy day fun!

  • Pool, covered poorch and back patio with propane grill.

    Pool, covered poorch and back patio with propane grill.

  • Covered patio overlooking pool.  Opens to game room.

    Covered patio overlooking pool. Opens to game room.

  • Covered Patio opens to game room and pool/spa area.

    Covered Patio opens to game room and pool/spa area.

  • Sandy Shores is a private gated subdivision with private beach access.

    Sandy Shores is a private gated subdivision with private beach access.

  • Fully equipped gourmet kitchen!

    Fully equipped gourmet kitchen!

  • Second Floor Great Room

    Second Floor Great Room

  • House is equipped with Adult Bicycles for your enjoyment

    House is equipped with Adult Bicycles for your enjoyment

  • Be the envy of all around in this 6 Passenger Street Legal Golf Cart (optional)

    Be the envy of all around in this 6 Passenger Street Legal Golf Cart (optional)

  • 1st Floor family room with full kitchen and large screen TV.

    1st Floor family room with full kitchen and large screen TV.

  • Huge wide open 3rd floor deck is great for viewing the gorgeous gulf sunsets!

    Huge wide open 3rd floor deck is great for viewing the gorgeous gulf sunsets!

  • Expansive 2nd floor deck provides breathtaking gulf views and ample seating.

    Expansive 2nd floor deck provides breathtaking gulf views and ample seating.

  • Covered Patio overlooking pool.

    Covered Patio overlooking pool.

  • Arial view from the south

    Arial view from the south

  • View from expansive 3rd Floor Balcony

    View from expansive 3rd Floor Balcony

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