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High Style/Gulf for Miles at Andalusia-New/Huge Pool/Elevator

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths2
Space 7,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

7 bedroom; 5 full and 2 half bathrooms; sleeps 18

We feature: 1) Large, luxury, almost new, Mediterranean courtyard style home. 2) Incredible Gulf views with beach right across private street. 3) Large heated pool. 4) Spacious elevator. 5) Gated community, few homes and huge beach frontage. 6) Located south of 30A in Paradise By The Sea- our home located diagonally across the street from the spectacular Arthur Dyson designed Hilton beach mansion. 7) Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach right outside our gated community-park your car and walk everywhere! 8.) Ample parking in driveway. 9) Walk to entertainment and restaurants such as George's or Paradis, or those in Rosemary Beach; coffee at Fonville Press. 10) New Publix only a five minute drive. 11) Great amenity package including free high speed wireless internet, long distance phone service in USA and Canada, among others.12) Excellent close by property management company.

Andalusia inspires relaxation!: This custom built (Artisan of Seagrove Beach) luxury beach home is tastefully decorated by owner Emilie, the former proprietor of Watergate Florist and Clayboui Interior Design, Design Center Washington DC. Furthermore, the artwork that adorns our walls was painted by Emilie to enhance the Mediterranean inspired peaceful feel of our home. We want our guests to unwind from their hectic lives, relax, and enjoy visiting our gated Paradise By The Sea community with its expansive private beach, few homes, and minimal traffic. Park your car and walk to Alys Beach, Rosemary Beach, and Seacrest since they are so close by. We are confident you will want to return and stay with us again!

Andalusia offers the best in amenities!: From our incredible Gulf views from every room in our home to our thoughtful room layout and furnishings, all details have been considered to ensure a fantastic beach vacation. Have a glass of wine watching the sunset from the large fourth floor tower. The kitchen is a chef's dream with Subzero, Wolf, and Miele appliances. Two adjacent dishwashers will handle the large family gatherings. The third floor Kitchen/living/ dining room is wrapped in windows bathing you with sunlight and expansive Gulf views. Take the elevator for bedrooms both in front and back areas of our home on first two levels. Loggias (15 x40ft) connect both the second and first floors with ample covered outdoor seating overlooking the large courtyard pool. The spacious bedrooms offer privacy and special features in each. No one will be disappointed regardless of which bedroom they choose! Each luxurious bathroom is adorned in granite and architectural tile work.

We offer top quality and experience!: Our vast rental experience over the last twelve years with two other near by luxury beach homes we built and own differentiates us from the typical vacation beach home owner. We meticulously maintain our homes in conjunction with our excellent, near by property management company. Our goal is to provide the highest quality vacation home experience offered along scenic 30A. We have had multiple repeat guests over the last several years to Andalusia at Paradise By The Sea!

More Details

Chuck and Emilie Sykes
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

About Chuck and Emilie Sykes

Chuck, Emilie, Katie, and Julia want you to have the best beach vacation possible with us!

Katie is a UGA Honors Program and Georgetown University masters degree recent grad who is now attending Mercer's medical school. Julia just graduated from the Terry School of Business at UGA and has embarked on an exciting real estate investment/sales career.

We enjoy sharing our beautiful home with other nice families when we cannot be at the beach ourselves.

Chuck and Emilie Sykes purchased this house in 2009

Why Chuck and Emilie Sykes chose Seacrest

The beaches along Scenic 30A between Destin and Panama City are among the most beautiful in the world. We love the varied interesting architecture seen at the upscale communities seen along 30A. This area is the center of the 'new urbanism' concept so park the car and enjoy walking to all amenities. This is a very family oriented area offering any amenity you could want for a great beach vacation. There are no crowds since only single family homes and small condominium buildings are found along Scenic 30A.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Surprise gathering for husband's 40th birthday. Andalusia is a "slice of heaven"....beach, home, and surroundings are beautiful!. "Absolutely fabulous!" "What a spectacular space with tremendous views.....very effective design space and fabulous architecture. My favorite detail is the arched doorways and distressed wood detail." Thank you so much for providing this house for our gathering.
Nov 2013
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Car: not necessary

Pier Park shopping/movies 15 minutes east; Destin Commons and San Destin outlets 25 minutes west; Eden State Park (Charleston-like setting on bay) 15 minutes west; new Panama City airport 20 minutes north/east. Alys Beach, Seacrest, Rosemary Beach easily walkable.


Seacrest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Bathroom 7 - toilet
  • additional outdoor shower for use while at pool or coming home from beach located inside courtyard.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , den/office/multipurpose room
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , multipurpose room
  • All five King bedrooms have unique luxurious attributes rendering each very desirable. Bedroom 6, is a smaller Gulf view room with a full bed nearby the master King bedroom on second floor of front tower. Bedroom 7 is a very large multipurpose room located over a two car garage. It has one twin and two single beds which also can be used for seating while viewing large screen HD LCD TV; additional nice Gulf and Alys Beach views and game table in this room.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Natural gas pool heating optional for small extra fee- ask in advance. Rarely accept very small pet in unusual circumstances- must be cleared by owners. Handicap accessible home with elevator- rare step may be used. Cleaning fee $450. Excellent nearby property management company. free high speed wireless internet and long distance phone service USA and Canada.


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High Style/Gulf for Miles at Andalusia-New/Huge Pool/Elevator
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 15 reviews

This is Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We have a friend trip every year. This was our first time renting a house together. This house is amazing. I can't really describe in words. It was far more amazing then we ever imagined it would be. The view is unbelievable. We went mid September and the weather was perfect. I would recommend this house to anyone who wants a luxury beach vacation. It's Perfect. We will be going back if we can.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2009
  • Stayed: September 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Emilie and I have much experience with home rental in this area. We know what our guests are looking for in a home. Andalusia is one of the nicest, if not the nicest, home for rent along scenic 30A. We want our guests to have a great time and come back to stay with us again soon!
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Great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had three families with us - 14 people in total. The house was laid out perfect, as the adults were able to stay on the main side of the home and the kids on the other. We didn't touch our car to do anything for an entire week, except go to the grocery store. You can walk to the beach, walk or rent bikes to go to the local shops and restaurants, etc. The neighborhood was first class and it felt like home - not a rental property! I highly recommend renting this place for any kind of event - small or large.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

An unprecedented experience on the beautiful 30A, I did not have the opportunity to experience the gorgeous Paradise By The Sea in Alys Beach before this past weekend. The amenities at Andalusia are impeccable and the layout of the home is a luxury for large parties to enjoy the spacious rooms and gorgeous decor. The home itself is just a brief walk from adorable shops, delicious food trucks and dining galore. With a heated pool for hot afternoons out of the sun and a private beach access, beautiful Andalusia remains in my heart. I have no other option but to request another stay at this glorious location!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Girls Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Andalusia for our girls weekend getaway. Everything was first class from the beautiful furnishings to the designer bathrooms. The kitchen was very well equipped. The pool area was perfect to hang out in and we enjoyed some time in the heated spa and pool. And of course the elevator was a huge perk! I highly recommend Andalusia!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cumming, GA

WOW! Dream Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5

This was hands down the best vacation home we have stayed in to date. We travel to 30A often, visiting 7-8 times a year and have stayed in many homes along 30A and this is by far the best and most amazing home we have stayed. We have a large group that travels with us, so the bedrooms provided us with more than enough space for our need. We loved all the living areas - both inside and outside. With the gated community, the beach is so quiet and very private. All this and within walking distance to Rosemary with great shops and restaurants. This was a great week!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation at Andalusia. We had lots of family joining us from little ones to grandparents and all enjoyed their stay. Plenty of room for everyone, love the king beds and private bathrooms. The pool was such a blessing for afternoon swims after the hot sun of the beach. Having the beach practically to ourselves during peak season was a huge plus, so quiet and private. We enjoyed morning coffee and nightly cocktails up in the tower gazing at spectacular sunsets. We definitely had a hard time leaving and can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $450 + Tax
rental insurance $69 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Do not wire money for any reason until having direct discussion with owner or property management company representative from Sunburst Beach Vacation Properties (866 310-5718).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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