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Paradise Estate-Pool -Steps to the Beach & Seaside Resort

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps-8-10)

Villa St. Tropez was completed in August of 2008, It is a beautifully designed and built Courtyard Villa located on the fabulous Emerald Coast of the Gulf of Mexico directly connected to Seaside Resort.

It's exterior and interior design is the creation of International Model/Artist/Photographer Victoria Cooke. Selectively hosted to vacationers of discriminating taste.

A Villa by definition can be a warm and cozy bungalow to a palatial estate with an ever expanding in and outdoor living space. As you enter thru the majestic mahogany gate into Villa St. Tropez, its' mystique unfolds into a luxurious and very private estate, yielding a romantic cottage and an open and expansive main house which overlooks an emerald pool/spa.

Tucked away into the privacy and protection of Old Seagrove and 500 yards from Seaside proper, you are reminded that you have arrived to your secret & private vacation haven. Warm breezes filling the air with faint ocean scents and the lush green of nature come together to create a magical backdrop where you will find the peace and romance that you have been looking for.

Villa St. Tropez's main residence hosts 3 spacious bedrooms with 3 luxurious baths. 8 ft Mahogany French Doors open from the living room onto the expansive porch Enjoy breakfast under the loggia while reading the news paper or watching your children swim. The open living room, dinning room, and kitchen make this home warm and inviting. The master suite offers views of the courtyard. Its' 680 sq ft. guest home is in a class of its' own. Overlooking the pool, this one bedroom fantasy carries with it a European kitchen and bath, a dining area, living room and an enclosed private terrace that supports an exterior shower and a protected spot for lounging and barbeques.

This property is meant to be enjoyed inside and out. The attention to details has not been overlooked.

The main home of the villa boasts a gourmet kitchen replete with Viking, Subzero and Bosch appliances, all of which bring this villa to its' European standard.

With the Gulf of Mexico in front of you, there lies a two block walk to it's bleached sugar sand beaches down a cobblestone street. The amenities presented are the quaint village of Seaside, fine dining, stunning boutiques and the celebration of sunsets atop Bud 'n' Alleys establishment, a local traditional custom here.

Unwind and Indulge in Villa St. Tropez's Natural Paradise as you enjoy the Artist Gallery throughout the Villa.

More Details

Victoria Cooke
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 13, 2017

About Victoria Cooke

International Photographer, Mother, Traveler, Author.

Victoria Cooke purchased this house in 2008

Why Victoria Cooke chose Beaches of South Walton

The Proximity to the Resort of Seaside and the Beach. Privacy and quaintness of walking the Canopy roads down our cobblestone streets to our beach access.

What makes this house unique

Private gated compound, twenty person jacuzzi, separate guest house, numerous decks and balconies, spacious lush grounds, event property, suitable for everything from a romantic getaway a deux to a lavish white wedding for forty.


Seagrove Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2) Main House Bedroom 1 Guest House, Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Concierge Menu...offering you pre delivered Golf Cart, Beach Chairs & Daily Beach Chair & Umbrella Set Up. Daily Housekeeping upon request.


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Paradise Estate-Pool -Steps to the Beach & Seaside Resort
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 42 reviews
Denver CO

Best Kept Secret in Seaside

  • 5 of 5

This will be our third time returning to Villa St Tropez. I almost did not wish to write this review in fear it would be booked next year when our family returned. We love walking thru the private gate to the large courtyard home. It's pool is perfect and private. We love the concierge menu offering us pre ordered golf cart, bikes delivered to the Villa. V restaurant is directly in walking distance as well as Seaside. Our Beach access is the best in the area. No tourists but so private and close to walk the beach for lunch on top of Bud n alleys! The entire vacation was a paradise retreat, booking a year in advance now!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful by Design

  • 5 of 5

This hidden gem was a wonderful surprise. Hidden in the trees and within easy waking distance of the Gulf and Seaside, we were able to keep a low profile and fly under the radar from the sea of vacationers. The architecture and design of this compound home was perfect for our family, offering ample room for everyone to separate or congregate. The pool and patio were the center of our universe. Fantastic kitchen for cooking and dining room for dining. Tucked into nature, quiet and serene, blended with a great vibe for entertaining. It felt like home, actually....even better than home.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What an amazing place.

  • 5 of 5

I found this GEM of a house just a stones throw from Seaside to be quite the Palatial spread. What an elegant home tucked away in the Seagrove forested streets. Could not have had a better time, especially the calm relaxing pool in the courtyard. I highly recommend Villa St Tropez for anyone traveling to the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A pleasure to have you and your family truly enjoy my home.
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Highly overrated

  • 1 of 5

3/23 we agreed to go rent this home for 14 days.

3/28 received call that her daughter was graduating and she wanted the house May 6 for personal use.

4/28 received call that owners calendar on VRBO was not up to date and a group of teachers booked her vacation home and we couldn’t check in May 6. We agreed we would make the change (changed flights at our expense) asked for refund for one night (never received)

Arrived 5/7 one hour early, found owner moving out so we had lunch. Upon arrival we were shocked by the state of this property, this home does not look like the photos. This home is in disrepair and very dirty. The linens/ towels were of poor quality, with the experience with the rest of the home we did not trust these items were cleaned. We called the homeowner and asked for their name for the cleaning staff. She stated “never had complaints before”. We documented the condition of the home with time stamped photos and sent them to the owner. I requested she sends cleaning company back and we would point out the deficiencies. She sent a contact of a cleaning woman who expected us to pay her for her services. We declined and we worked to clean the home. Upon cleaning we uncovered a home that has been neglected and in extreme disrepair.

All areas can not be secured, most doors don’t lock. The main gate can easily entered by putting hand through the opening on the gate.

Main home has a kitchen area that was found to be extremely filthy, my wife cleaned the home while in tears thinking we had to stay here for 12 more days. My wife bought sheets to sleep on. We had our adult kids and my sister and brother-in law coming in a few days and decided we could not subject them to this property. The furnishings are dirty and dated, there is no TV in the main family room (no wi-fi) and the furniture in the pictures is either missing or worn out. Walls are in need of cleaning and paint. Most wood at the bottom of doors are rotted and moldy. the guest home is in worse conditions. We attempted to contact the home owner several times to get instructions, she did not respond until day 3 after she had a friend enter the property to find out we moved out. She stated she was on a cruise with her daughter despite the fact we were told by several of her concierge service providers she was staying two streets over and was on the beach 100 yards away from us.

This home is not as stated, the owner/friends are the source of positive feedback here. We never revived refund

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a complete FALSE and fabricated review. A Hurtful Divorce Prank. Please review my video shot this Spring on YouTube which will show you the showcase home of Villa Tropez. "Victoria's Villa Tropez" On YouTube (vrbo will not allow me to link the address as Vrbo is now Expedia. Thank you
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Ugh...Not a nice property

  • 1 of 5

This property is in very poor shape, in desperate need of a refresh. Additionally the property is poorly furnished--no TV in the main living room, not a proper oven in the kitchen, no option to heat the hot tub, the list goes on. Outside landscaping overgrown and poorly maintained. Property in need of a paint job inside and out. Many items broken or not working right--windows, outside gas lamps, etc. The property is just not welcoming or nice. The location is good and the property has a unique and neat layout...but clearly has not been properly maintained and I would never recommend for someone to stay here.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review is a FRUAD. I am the owner staying in my own home and this vacationer never stayed at Villa Tropez. Please remove this false review.
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Can't wait to return for Seaside WineFest..Spectacular

  • 5 of 5

I under estimated how much I would enjoy Villa Tropez. It was like no other vacation we have had. The natural beauty, proximity to Seaside and the beach were our own private haven. Wonderful secluded estate in the heart of it all. A vacation to be treasured. Thank you. We've booked for Seaside Winefest. Can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Panama City
Nearest Barpub
50 Miles
Bud N Alleys, V Restaurant,
Nearest Golf
300 Metres
Santa Rosa Golf Course, Camp Creek
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Hwy 395
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
V Restaurant
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: not necessary

Walk Down the Most Gorgeous Canopied Magnolia Trees to the Back Gate of Seaside or Down the Cobblestone Path Two Blocks to the Gulf of Mexico. A Brief Bike Ride or Walk to All Restaurants, Bars, Art Galleries, Concerts in the Grass, Wine Festivals. Tennis, Fitness, Publix Super Market is Approx 1/4 Mile in Walking and Biking Distance. You Will Never Need a Car on This Vacation. Children Will Never Need to Leave the Safe Haven of the Dirt Road to Enter Seaside.

It is the Best of All Worlds to Have This Secret Haven to Call Home and Yet Be Apart of the World Famous Village of Seaside.


Rates & Availability

Seagrove Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
July 4th
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $350
Pet Fee $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund