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Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 15-18)








Renters must be over 25. No parties.


SLEEPING arrangements at a glance:

1st floor: Guest room...... Queen

2nd floor: Family suite..... King and twin over full bunk

2nd floor: Kids room........ 2 Twin over full bunks and queen sofa sleeper

3rd floor: Master suite..... King and twin sofa sleeper

Experience the vacation of a lifetime at Seacrest Beach Resort. This is a family oriented community, with palm tree-lined paved roads, nestled between Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach and just a short drive to Seaside, Grayton State Park and Watercolor. There is a selection of Golf Courses to choose from, including Tom Fazio's Camp Creek. The award winning quartz sandy beaches of the Emerald Coast are second to none and the 12000 sq ft lagoon pool, with waterfalls and fountains, is spectacular.

Sandy Craic (Gaelic for 'fun times' and pronounced 'crack') is located at the front of the resort. It has both sea and pool views. It is directly across from the entrance to the pool and only a short stroll to the beach. There is also a free tram service if you need assistance with all that beach 'stuff'.

Situated on Seacrest Blvd, you can enjoy watching the world go by on the front deck, or retreat to the back deck, where the kids have the safety of a cul de sac road to play and ride bikes. It has two large masters, which is ideal for multiple families. It is very spacious, comprising of over 2400 square feet. There is a total of six decks, offering great views of the pool and the sea. Each bedroom has its own private deck, complete with outdoor furniture.

'Sandy Craic' has been professionally decorated, with comfort and convenience in mind. New hardwood flooring just installed in all the bedrooms... so no carpet now! The dining area has a large table, seating 10-12 guests, and the living area has three comfy leather sofas. The kitchen is fully equipped, along with stainless appliances and granite countertops. There is a bedroom with a queen pillow top bed, which has its own deck. A laundry room and bathroom complete this level.

On the second floor, we have a kids room , which has 2 sets of bunks (twin over full), a queen sofa sleeper, and their own bathroom. This room is very spacious, so your small ones can play here and not disturb others. There is also a family room on this level, consisting of another set of bunks and a king bed (with a pillow top mattress). The master bath has a rain shower and garden style tub. You can enjoy spending lazy evenings on the private deck.

Finally on the third level we have another master bedroom, with king bed (pillow top) and jacuzzi tub. There is also an oversized sofa, that can convert to a bed if needed, or just to sit back and enjoy a good book. There are fantastic sea views from the private deck of the bedroom, or step across the hall and admire the pool from the front deck. The deck has cushioned patio furniture, so you can relax in comfort. There is also a wet bar with refrigerator, on this level, for your convenience.

'Sandy Craic' has TVs in all the bedrooms and a larger one in the living area. Four of which are DVD combos, and Xbox with games for the kiddos. There is a home entertainment center in the living room, complete with surround sound. We also offer WiFi,

We supply a selection of bikes for your pleasure, to tour the neighborhood, at no additional cost. There are several beach chairs, floaties and beach towels provided for your convenience.

CEAD MILE FAILTE (a hundred thousand welcomes) to our house.


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Lisa Howard
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2017

About Lisa Howard

My husband and I are both from Ireland. We now live in Austin, Texas, with our four children. I wish we lived closer!

Lisa Howard purchased this house in 2008

Why Lisa Howard chose Beaches of South Walton

We choose Seacrest Beach because of the quality of the development, the huge lagoon pool, the tram service, the entertainment and the selection of restaurants and shopping close by. The location and spaciousness of the house was an added bonus!

What makes this house unique

The house is so convenient to the pool, just to be able to walk across the street is ideal. Not to mention the white sandy beach, which is only a few minutes stroll away.


Seacrest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , ist flr. access from bedroom and hallway
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Kids room bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , 2nd flr master bath. double vanity. separate toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , 3rd floor bathroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1st floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 bunk bed , 2nd floor. Family room.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2 bunk bed , 2nd floor. Kids room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 3rd floor.
  • King size beds (2) luxurious pillow top, Queen size Beds (1) pillow top, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Queen sleeper in Kids Room. Twin sleeper in Master Suite on third floor, Bunk Beds (3) Twin over full
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Free selection of bicycles, (9), Helmets Beach towels. Beach chairs High chair. Toddler chair. Stair gate.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Perfect for multiple families!

  • 5 of 5

Loved almost everything about this house! It had a great assortment of bed options for our family and extended family. The kitchen was well stocked for cooking, which we do lots of.

Only strange thing was that the queen bedroom on main level had the door to the back porch in it, where it was convenient to enter with groceries and beach stuff from the cars. That left a group with constant foot traffic through their room. That was less than ideal for them. Also, the key holder was on the back porch where parking was but the key only fit the front door. We had lots of rain (no fault of the house obviously) so running in the rain to the front to unlock was cumbersome.

Those issues aside, it was an awesome house with great location and amenities!!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Amanda, Thank you for your review. The house was built having parking front and back and then, unfortunately for us, they designated the front parking spaces to the condos. We opted for a key less entry due to guests loosing keys, so really the lock box is only for emergency use. The side rear door is an option also. We have plans to enlarge that entrance and install a barbecue/patio area. Thanks. Lisa
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Fall break getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Sandy Craic during our kids' fall break from school. It was a family of four (two kids, 8 and 5), grandma, and an aunt. This is the second time we've stayed at Seacrest Villas and really like the community. We rode bikes to Rosemary, walked to the restaurants in Seacrest, and took advantage of the tram to the beach, which was really easy and convenient. The house was great! The space was really maximized to comfortably sleep as many people as possible - we had way more space than we needed, and were wishing we have invited more people to join us! The kids' room upstairs was key - we had some friends staying in the area who came over for a cocktail, and the kids disappeared upstairs to play Xbox and play. I would definitely recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Holiday family gathering

  • 4 of 5

This was a great house to have our holiday gathering. It was child friendly for our toddler granddaughter and plenty of sleeping space. The living area allowed our whole family (10 adults and 1 toddler) to congregate, play games, etc. Great location to walk to Rosemary Square, Seacrest Village, and Alys Beach area. A good time was had by all!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at the "Sandy Craic" and we fell in love! The house was perfect for us. Large open area for us to gather and spend some quality time together. We all had a great time using the bikes to ride each day. We've stayed at the Celedon for many years and we have to say that this house beats it hands down. With having smaller kids, this house was perfect! We would recommend this place to anyone and have done so already! Thank you for making our vacation memorable!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sandy Craic

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home. Outfitted for all your needs. Everything you could think of is there. We very much enjoyed the home!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great vacation home for large family. Kitchen well equipped for those like to eat in.

It was great to be directly across from a beautiful pool. It is an easy walk to the Gulf, however a tram service is provided to the beach, if needed.

The house is a very short walk to the Seacrest Beach's and Rosemary Beach's shops and restuarants.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Lagoon Pool
Nearest Point of Interest
Rosemary Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Walkway to Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
YOUR deck chair!
Nearest Point of Interest
Alys Beach

Movies at Rosemary and Alys Beach. Live entertainment at Seacrest pool.


Rates & Availability

Seacrest House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Spring
Apr 9 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 15 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fall Break
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 15 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 6 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

CC charge $100
Cleaning fee $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Deposit refunded, less $150, if canceled 60 days before arrival.
Security deposit refunded the week after departure.
$100 processing fee for all credit cards.
FYI: VRBO have added a "service fee" of approximately 5%. Unfortunately we have no control over this, even after heated discussions with the company. The only way to avoid this extra fee, plus the the credit card transaction fee is to pay with a check.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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