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Purchased 2010, renovated, and designed by the owner- ASID designer, and her daughter--majored in interior design at Dallas Art Institute, “Great Gulf Getaway” is situated on a corner lot in Seacrest Beach which is located on Highway 30A, nestled between Alys Beach, and Rosemary Beach. The house is located 2 blocks from the beautifully landscaped 12,000 sq ft lagoon style pool--the largest on 30A. The beach is short walk (less than 4min), but why walk when you can ride the free shuttle to the gulf and to the pool.
The main house is spacious--3000 sq ft with an additional 3000 sq ft of fully furnished covered porches on 2 levels. There is an additional 500 sq ft of space available in the carriage house. Both the house and the carriage house have wireless wifi and a total of 8 flat screen TVs 42' or larger--all with DVDS. There is also a sony play station3 in the 3rd floor media room.
The carriage house, above the garage, has a mini kitchen, dining table/chairs for 4, a queen bed, sofa sleeper, LCD flat screen 46' TV, DVD, and a bath with a shower. Carriage house is connected to the main house on the 2nd floor via the covered porch. This space is available for rent for an additional fee with the rental of the main house.
The first floor has 10 ft ceilings, slate floors, and a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances,a gas stove, and granite counter tops. There is a breakfast bar with seating for 5, and a dining table that seats 10. The great room has HD LCD flat screen 46” TV and HD DVD player. The first floor also has a powder room, and a laundry room, as well as a master bedroom with a king size bed, LCD flat screen 46' TV, DVD player, and a bath with soaking tub, separate shower, double vanity, and a walk-in closet.
The 2nd floor has 9 ft ceilings, hardwood floors, and a mini kitchen with a sitting area that has a queen sleeper sofa, and wall hung LCD flat screen 42” TV.. There are 3 carpeted bedrooms on the 2nd floor-each with their own bathroom. The 2nd master bedroom has a king size bed, LCD flat screen 46' TV, and DVD player, and a queen size sofa sleeper. The ensuite bathroom has a separate shower, jacuzzi tub, and a double sink vanity area. One of the bedrooms has 2 twin bunk beds, and the other has 2 queen beds--both have LCD flat screen 42” TV's and DVD players.
A spiral staircase leads to the 3rd floor room media room. It has sectional sofa seating with media cabinet housing a 50 inch plasma TV and Sony playstation 3 for movie viewing, and game playing. There is a deck off of this area with a lounge chair.
Each of the main house bedrooms has french doors that open out unto a covered porch! The covered porches are furnished with sofas, lounge chairs, tables and chairs and a gas grill on the first floor.
Brief Snapshot: House
1st Floor: Great room/eating area, kitchen, powder room/ master bedroom-king/ ensuite bath-separate tub/shower/double vanity
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Located in Seacrest Beach nestled on Highway 30A between Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach, the community features a 12,000 sq ft lagoon style pool-one of the best in the area. All of the shops and restaurants and many of the actvities associated with the 30A communities from Seaside to Rosemary are easily accessed. In one direction towards Destin is an outstanding outlet mall, and a short distance in the opposite direction is Pier Park with shopping and mini amusement park.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: My husband and I with our family this past summer!
Why the Owner Chose Seacrest Beach North: We love the the area and the feeling of being in a small, friendly, safe,community that includes a wonderful lagoon style pool, beautiful white sand beach and all of the activities available without the congestion you find towards the Destin area.
The Unique Benefits at this House: We designed this house for our family's enjoyment and comfort, and we believe your family will enjoy staying here as much as we do, because of the attention to detail and the warm and inviting atomosphere.