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100 yards to the beach w/ PRIVATE POOL!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 9-10)

Shutters by the Sea is one of the nicest and most sought after rental homes in Seagrove Beach. We are perfectly located, decorated, and maintained, and over half our guests make a reservation for next year as soon as they leave. Please check the availability calendar, and then give us a call. You will not find a better home for the price on 30-A. Below are a couple quotes I have received in emails from recent guests. ??We really enjoyed our week -- beautiful home, comfortably and thoroughly furnished, perfect location with respect to both the beach and the towns.??

We really enjoyed our week -- beautiful home, comfortably and thoroughly furnished, perfect location with respect to both the beach and the towns.

Guests May 25 - June 1 2011

We just wanted to let you know that we LOVED our vacation at Shutters. It was just perfect. We went from pool to beach to pool back to beach! Location was really nice and we had perfect weather. The atmosphere at Shutters could not be better. It is charming as well as comfortable. The decor is wonderfully tasteful - you don't miss a beat. Every thing you needed for cooking grilling and relaxing was provided. One can see the personal pride and love you have for your special place. Enjoyed meeting your family through your pictures. Thank you again for sharing your gem of a beach house. We will recommend it to friends as well as make a swift return as soon as we get the dates squared away. Everyone was giddily and only too sad to leave.

Guests May 4 - 11 2012

Enjoy a relaxing, sun filled vacation at 'Shutters by the Sea.' Our beautiful, four plus bedroom house is located just one half mile from the charming town of Seaside Florida.

'Shutters' boasts all the style and architectural detail of a Seaside home, for about half the price.

The main house has three bedrooms plus a third floor tower room with futon. The Guest House is a very spacious, yet private residence with bed and bathroom, living room and morning kitchen. In all, you’ll enjoy over 3300 square feet of interior living space and 2200 square feet of wrap-around porches and patios. All beautifully landscaped with indigenous plantings, swaying palm trees, and your very own 20 foot x 20 foot private heated pool. Best of all, you’re just 100 yards from the sugary white beaches, and turquoise blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Michael Mason
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About Michael Mason

Beverly & Michael Mason have been coming to the Seaside/30-A area since 1994. In 2002 we bought “Shutters by the Sea” and began our beach house rental business. But before we were owners, we were renters just like you. Over the years we’ve stayed in a few nice rental homes, and some pretty bad ones. Houses where all the furniture is threadbare, the wood floors are completely worn, none of the flatware matches, and there’s not enough cookware to make a full meal. WE CAN’T STAND THAT! From day one we vowed to always keep Shutters in top shape, and thoroughly cleaned after each rental . Today, a full 30% of each rental goes toward maintenance, cleaning and annual upgrades. That’s one of the reason our business has been so successful with almost half our guests returning each year.

Michael Mason purchased this house in 2002

Why Michael Mason chose Beaches of South Walton

We came down looking to buy a private (non rental) second home, but as soon as we saw Shutters we knew it was the one. It had a perfect layout, a great pool and deck area, and was so close to the beach. The only problem was it was twice as much as we were planning on spending. Then I had the idea of buying this home as a rental property. We've never looked back. One of the best decisions of our lives as we have provided so many memories for our family and countless others.

Guestbook comments from the owner

As much as we encourage our guest to come to this

web site and add a comment, so far none have

responded. We DO have a guest book in our house

which many, many people have signed and judging by

their comments they have throughly enjoyed staying at

Shutters by the Sea. Below I have transcribed some of

our Guestbook comments and enterred them here. If

you would like to view scans of our actual guestbook

and see these same comments in the handwriting of

the people who enterred them, please go to

shuttersbythesea(.)com, and click on the Guests link.

Thanks you for looking at Shutters.

Michael Mason
Nov 2003
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

100 yards to the beach w/ PRIVATE POOL!
average rating of 4.9375 based on 21 reviews

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Dear Bev,Michael,Lindsey,Grant,

Thank you so much for our lovely visit in your beautiful home. The area is picture perfect! We felt totally at home.

Love, Brenda, Mark, Mary Beth & Stanley

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2004
  • Stayed: Aug 2004
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbus, Ohio

Beautiful house, wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We've been going to 30A for many years and this was the best house we've rented! Michael was very helpful and made the renting process very easy! The house is beautiful and very clean. It felt like a "home away from home". It is very spacious with lots of room and the attached guest house is wonderful. The pool is absolutely beautiful and a great size. The location is perfect, being right across the street from the beach was perfect. You're close enough that if you forgot something its no problem to run back to the house. You are right down the street and a quick bike ride from Seaside which is perfect. I could go on and on. We had a wonderful vacation and will definitely be coming back. Thank you Michael!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Wonderful Vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our June, 2016 week-long stay at Shutters by the Sea was fantastic. The home was everything, and more, that we were anticipating based on the VRBO listing. We were impressed with the cleanliness of the home when we arrived, and how "renter-friendly" the home is --- it has practically everything that we needed! Perry, and the property management team were excellent! Perry did a great job of introducing us to the home upon our arrival, and answering all of our questions about the home, and the Seaside community.

There are too many favorites about this home, and our vacation to list. But, besides the very close proximity to the beach, we really enjoyed our time in the back-yard pool, and evenings on the top deck --- beautiful views. Many thanks to the Mason family for sharing this home with us. We are already planning a return next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Laurel, MS

Michael and Bev

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time at Shutters By The Sea. Each visit has been wonderful. The porches are wonderful. This time we had three babies 2 and under. We could fence them in on the second floor and they could run, play and be safe while the adults had their morning coffee. The private pool is always fantastic; enjoyed by all. The many trees surrounding the home allow for so much privacy. There are so many places to go to have privacy. The 3rd floor room with the VCR children's tape was an added plus. This was a time for the children to wind down before sleep. The bike riding was so much fun. Riding to Rosemary beach was a great time. We rented our bikes from Big Fish and they were very accommodating. The 3rd floor deck was enjoyed as well. This home is perfect for a family. The kitchen has everything you need and the home is so accommodating for babies/toddlers. Their are many stairs but the babies were very obedient and waited for the adults to assist them. The location is fabulous. The beaches are beautiful and just cross the highway and you're there. Now that we've been twice, it's like going home. Michael has always been easy to work with . I would recommend this house to any family who wants to enjoy being together but also need their space. It's fabulous.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Every aspect of our trip was wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from Shutters By the Sea. We went with another family, who also had a 7 and 10 year old. The house is beautiful and in an ideal location. We walked across the street to the beach every day, then rode bikes into Seaside and other nearby restaurants. (The owner's suggestion for the Fried Grouper Sandwich was spot on! It is a 'must'). My favorite part was the location. I like to be just slightly away from crowds. This is the best of both worlds. We had some quiet time, but could walk or ride bikes into Seaside in just a few minutes.

The home is PERFECT! With 8 people total... We had more than enough space to spread out when we wanted to. It is so well appointed and had everything we needed.

I felt so well prepared for our vacation. The owner sent a very comprehensive document with tips regarding the home, restaurant suggestions, etc. That came in so handy for us "First Timers". The owners very clearly love this property and are extremely attentive.

I cannot say enough about this home, the location, and the owners. We will definitely be back and look forward to making more memories at Shutters by the Sea!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Acworth, Georgia/Southeast, USA

A beautiful oasis!

  • 5 of 5

We booked Shutters for my daughter's senior high school spring break. It was her dream to spend her final spring break in high school with her friend's and her brother and his friends. So, my husband and I bravely agreed to chaperone 8 teen-agers for the week! After many hours of searching on line last April, we settled on Shutters. Let me say, this is one of greatest values on any rental property in the area. The location is ideal, and because the house is completely surrounded by beautiful tropical plants and shrubs there is total privacy. The pool area is lovely and heated for the chilly spring weather. AND... this owner does not charge a huge fee to heat the pool as some do. The house and guest house are all hardwood floors which is perfect, everything is fresh and clean and light. The furnishings and decor scream "fun beach vacation"! We appreciated the whimsical original artwork throughout the house and also enjoyed meeting the Mason's by seeing their family photos around the house.

We also appreciated the high quality toiletry products that were placed in the bathrooms. All of the linens were clean and new. So many rentals have ratty towels and sheets that make you wonder how clean the house really is! The kitchen was well stocked with everything that we needed to prepare a complete meal or just grill out by the pool (brand new grill). My husband and I enjoyed cocktail hour in the crow's nest every afternoon. Much needed after of day of chaperoning! There is a pretty view of the ocean and beach from the top. Shutters offered so much privacy for our group. Not only were we able to separate the girls from the boys because of the lovely guest house, the large decks offered a private spot for anyone needing to "get away".

Overall, this was absolutely the best rental home we have ever rented. Actually, it exceeded all of our expectations!!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
ECP - Panama City
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Whisky Bravo
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Camp Creek
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Whisky Bravo, Bud & Alleys, Seagrove Village Markt
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Andalusia St
Car: necessary

Shutters by the Sea is 1/2 mile from Seaside and Watercolor. Enjoy all the activities, dining, and shopping of Seaside or Watercolor, but with the privacy of Seagrove Beach. All this for about half the price of Seaside or Watercolor.


Rates & Availability

Seagrove Beach House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2017
Jan 9 2017 - Feb 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Feb 26 2017 - Mar 11 2017
4 night minimum stay
Spring Break 2017
Mar 12 2017 - Apr 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Spring 2017
Apr 16 2017 - May 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 21 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change unless verified by owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Seagrove Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1st FLoor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    2nd Floor Green Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    2nd Flr Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Guest House - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Ist Floor Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    2nd Floor Blue Master Bedroom - 1 king
    2nd Floor Green Bedroom - 1 queen
    Guest House - 1 queen
    Tower Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Guest House - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) PAck N Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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