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Spend Time at a Happy House--Colorful with a Touch of Whimsy!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

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

Spend some time at a happy house—colorful with a touch of whimsy—leave happier.

From the time you enter the colorful downstairs area until you make your way to the third floor loft you will not want to leave this lovely South Walton Beach home in Seacrest. It is the perfect place for couples, families or a girlfriends’ getaway. The first floor features a living room and kitchen in an open area that encourages gathering. A bathroom and downstairs bedroom are conveniently located for easy access. The second floor includes three bedrooms, one with twin beds, another with a queen, and the third a soothing master bedroom with king bed and a private bath. Step out onto the master deck to greet the morning and your neighbors. The final dip into a colorful pallet of color can be found in the third floor loft with an adjoining bath. The loft is a perfect location for family games, children’s entertainment and sleeping area where the two upholstered oversized chairs may be converted into twin beds at night.

The home offers many amenities including television sets with remotes in each bedroom, DVD players on the first and third floors, wireless high speed internet, board games, and books for taking to the steps-away 12,000 square foot pool or for a leisurely sit on the white sands of nearby Gulf of Mexico Beach—a short walk or ride by tram available on a schedule or by request to suit your schedule.

This home is centrally located in family friendly Seacrest Beach situated between Rosemary and Alys Beach, close to restaurants, golf courses, unique gift shops, and only a few miles from world renowned Seaside and Watercolor villages. A day of shopping can be enjoyed in the small boutiques of the nearby villages or at Pier Park at Panama City Beach where you will find major department stores, a sixteen theater cinema, a wide variety of restaurants, and national brands including , Margaritaville, Chico’s, Dillards, JC Penny and Target—all within 15 minutes drive from Seacrest. Other shopping Meccas including Silver Sands Outlet Stores, Grand Boulevard, Sandestin and Destin Commons are a short drive to the west.

An equal attraction is the invitation to sit all week on the front porch in the inviting rockers and count your blessings. Whether you need peace and quiet or an activity filled vacation this home will suit your needs.

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Charla Cotton
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 10, 2018

About Charla Cotton

I grew up in Walton county when South Walton was a sleepy little village. Although many amenities have been added it is still a beautiful, serene location to rest, relax, and to make and share memories. I feel privileged to be a part of a jewel in South Walton County and to be able to share it.

Charla Cotton purchased this house in 2005

Why Charla Cotton chose Seacrest Beach

Seacrest is the perfect combination of past lifestyle and contemporary living. It is located between Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach both communities featuring frequent special events.


Seacrest Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • 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
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 Second Floor Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 Second Floor - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 Second Floor - 2 twin/ single
    Loft Third Floor - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Two single convertible sofa chairs
    Bedroom 1 First Floor - 1 king
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Convertible sofa chairs--twin beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Parking for four vehicles, Free shuttle service to/from beach walkway, steps from 12000 square foot community pool, outdoor shower, board games, books, and bike rental company close by.


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Spend Time at a Happy House--Colorful with a Touch of Whimsy!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the happy house. It is spacious and comfortable for two families. It is also very connie r to all the activities in the area. The team is very easy and takes you to the Beach. The pool in the neighborhood was close and also very nice

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our family of 3-generations rented Happy House at Seacrest and thoroughly enjoyed not only the beautiful house, but the pool, the beach and the Seacrest Community.

The Happy House with a Touch of Whimsy was fantastic. With four bedrooms, four bathrooms and a third floor loft, everyone had their own space. The house has everything anyone could as for--and more. It is located on a corner, which allows for parking in front or in back; a wrap-around porch is not only wonderful to sit on at night, but holds bikes, rafts, coolers, and any other beach/pool items you bring along. There is plenty of space for a large group to eat, cook, or just relax. The minute you walk in, you feel as though you are at home.

Charla answered many questions prior to our stay and definitely knows how to treat guests of her home. The kitchen has everything you could possibly need while vacationing, from a grind-your own coffee beans coffee maker, to blenders, muffin tins and cookie sheet. There are games, puzzles, TV's and DVDs.

Our group brought bikes and enjoyed riding early in the mornng and again at night. Seacrest is a wonderful place for bike rides.

The pool is huge, it has a couple of waterfalls and even a kiddie pool for the little ones. The beach was fantastic and taking the shuttle was great because it has "boot" in the back for all of the items you take to the beach. If you don't have a lot to carry, walking to the beach is a breeze.

We hope to be return visitors to this Happy House, as it made our vacation absolutely wonderful.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Happy Memories at Happy House!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a great week at Happy House this past June, 2012. Charla, the owner, was extremely responsive, courteous and friendly before, during and after our stay. The house is a two minute walk from the amazing outdoor pool at Seacrest! Very convenient. The shuttle service is perfect and extremely helpful since they pick you up at your door and drop you off either at the pool or at the steps leading to the beach.

The house was immaculate. Very open, bright and inviting. No bugs, filthy linens, spider webs and bad smells. The owners really do a great job at making sure that your stay is a pleasant one. Thanks also to the cleaning crew who do all the behind the scenes work to have the house ready for arriving guests.

Lots of room to spread, four full bathrooms (So nice to have with a big group!), lots of sleeping spaces and a great loft upstairs with two pull out twin beds. Kids will love this top floor room! Very comfortable and useful.

TVs everywhere, WiFi throughout the house. There is a storage shed outside with at least 5 body boards, two great beach chairs and some toys. A very nice touch!

Kitchen fully stocked with pots and pans, a high end coffee maker that can either grind whole beans or use ground coffee, microwave, great stove and big refrigerator. Washer and dryer are in the kitchen. Outdoor shower at the back of the house for when you come back from the beach, Very practical!

We will definitely stay at Happy House again in the future and will recommend it to all of our friends and family. We stay at Seacrest every year and this has been by far the most beautiful, clean, convenient, practical, spacious and reasonably priced home we have ever stayed in. You will enjoy your visit!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Deposit $500

Florida Tax Certificate Number 6-801546929-5. A 10% discount is given for repeat renters in consecutive seasons.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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