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Toes in the Sand - Hear the waves, view the ocean from our seaside cottage

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

Family-friendly, 3 Bdr, 3 Bath House + Porches, (Sleeps 8)

'Toes In The Sand' is a charming, luxury home conveniently located south of Hwy 30-A (the beach side) in Seagrove between Seaside and Rosemary Beach. This home will comfortably accommodate up to eight (8). It is well-equipped with all the amenities and a sense of 'being at home' unlike being in a hotel room. You will enjoy beautiful ocean views and feel the gulf breeze from the 'Tower' (top porch) in an exclusive, gated community, Summer's Edge.

Enjoy visiting with family and friends on two separate porches with swings, chairs & hammocks. Two private pools, one is seasonally heated for your comfort located on our street just 2 minutes away. A private beach is only 225 yards (a short 4 minute walk) using the neighborhood walkway -- where you will discover one of the most spectacular beaches in the world on the beautiful Emerald Coast.

The master suite includes a large jetted garden tub, separate shower and comfortable, memory-foam mattress. The master and one of the guest bedrooms each have their own private on-suite access to a spacious, second story private porch, where you can relax in the hammock or simply read, nap or have coffee. The kitchen is fully stocked and features granite counter tops, breakfast bar, double refrigerator with ice maker and an extra large table to gather your family around. Hardwood floors throughout first floor and all common areas. Our large leather sectional and flat-screen HD TV allows you to enjoy a movie with a large group. You will also find flat screen TV's in the master and second bedrooms & a DVD player in the family room and bunk bedroom.

Free cable with many channel options, reliable, high-speed WiFi access; Free local and long distance calling within the U.S., Complimentary books, DVD movies, magazines provided.

Outdoors features a private fenced and gated back yard, brick patio, outdoor grill and shower in the back. We complimentarily provide beach accessories including beach chairs, beach cart, boogie boards and beach toys.

Come stay in 'Toes In The Sand' where we have included everything you need for a memorable vacation. Discover why most of our guests come back every year.


*Large porches with plenty of seating


*Private Home

*Sat-Sat Rental

*Seagrove Beach (30-A) ocean side

*Community Pools (one seasonally heated, one infinity)

*Pets (small dog) are allowed on a case-by-case basis for a small fee

*Reliable Wi-Fi, Cable, Phone, HDTV, DVD players, movies, books included

*Fully stocked kitchen, full-sized washer/dryer, outdoor shower, outdoor grill, private back yard

*** Holiday (e.g. Thanksgiving, Christmas) rates may apply***

***Please Note: our HOA does not allow Spring Break college parties***


Master bdrm: (1) King

Guest bdrm: (1) King

Third bdrm: (1) Full + (2) twins (one as a trundle)

: (2) rollaway beds

Keywords: 30-A, charming, craftsman style bungalow, porches, ocean view, Seaside or Seagrove best value, East of Destin, FL

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Kevin & Stacy Casebier
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

About Kevin & Stacy Casebier

Hi, we are Kevin & Stacy, owners of Toes in the Sand and part-time residents. We currently reside in Atlanta but have been vacationing along 30-A since the 1980s. We enjoy spending time at our beach home with our friends and family and love the quaint, white-picket fenced Summer's Edge neighborhood.

We hope you enjoy Toes in the Sand as much as we do. Come on down and visit and enjoy a truly special vacation.

Why Kevin & Stacy Casebier chose Beaches of South Walton

LOCATION, PRIVACY, BEACH, LAKE - Prestigious Summer's Edge is a private, (Southern Living) award-winning, Gulf-front community with luxurious vacation homes similar to nearby Seaside, Watercolor, WaterSound and Rosemary Beach... except we are closer to the beach and adjacent to beautiful Eastern Lake, a bird and wildlife sanctuary. Summer's Edge has two pools (one heated). Summer's Edge is a quiet, family-oriented community within walking distance to everything yet away from all the crowds.

BEST OF BOTH WORLDS (Beach & Lake) Easy beach access is provided via the neighborhood's wooden boardwalk. Seagrove has one of the finest sugar white sand beaches you will see and is renowned for its natural scenic beauty and turquoise waters.

Eastern Lake, a coastal dune lake and bird & wildlife sanctuary is located just a few blocks away. You will find public access where kids can play, YOLO boarding, kayaking, fishing (fresh & saltwater)

A wide tree-lined, street, direct, private beach access, two pools and a privacy gate combined makes Summer's Edge the perfect location. Toes in the Sand offers a private, fenced/gated back yard with brick patio, a grill, outdoor shower, complimentary beach equipment for your enjoyment; a tower to watch the sunsets, large porches to accommodate large families and a well equipped house.

South Walton is a mix of sophisticated style and Old Florida charm giving it a unique vibe. Discover local artists, quaint beach shops and boutiques. There is plenty to do and we are conveniently located to everything. If you seek a relaxing getaway then the place to be is South Walton, even better is south of 30-A (the beach side) and the very best is at Summer's Edge. Why choose Toes in the Sand? Simple. It offers the best value not only in Summer's Edge but in the local area. Check it out for yourself. We invite you to come down and put your 'Toes in the Sand.' You'll be glad you did.

What makes this house unique

Watching sunsets from the 'Tower,' read or nap in a hammock to a gentle gulf breeze; take a short, 4 minute stroll to the beach (about 250 yards) via the neighborhood walkway (no need to cross the highway), walk to local restaurants and shops or around 30A. Riding bikes along the 18+ miles of bike trails (located outside our neighborhood gate), Eastern Coastal Dune Lake, Deer Lake Park or a brief 2 miles to Seaside for wine tasting, a movie, live music and dancing. On Saturday and Tuesday mornings the Seaside Farmers Market offers fresh local produce, dairy products, baked goods, and native plants. Demonstrations in cooking and gardening are also held on a regular basis. Swimming in the heated pool (500' away) in early spring and late fall or in the non-heated, infinity pool mid-summer. Cooking and eating in with family or going out to visit a variety of restaurants. The ice cream truck visits daily with ice cream treats for the kids. No need to worry about traffic or the kids in this gated, upscale, private community. There are numerous year-round events nearby for all ages.

There are excellent award-winning restaurants nearby including Cafe 30A (check out the BOGO before 6 p.m.), Bud & Alley's, and Red Bar. Or check out Goatfeathers for fresh seafood.

South Walton is an ecological paradise with more than 40% (56,000 acres) of the area preserved state land, providing many natural attractions. There are miles of paved trails that are ideal for biking, hiking, and jogging and the State Parks, including Point Washington State Forest, also have trails for off-road biking. Fresh and salt water lakes, Choctawhatchee bay and the Gulf of Mexico provide many waterfront miles for swimming, fishing, kayaking, YOLO boarding and other recreational past-times.

South Walton is also home to the largest concentration of rare coastal dune lakes in the world. Similar eco-systems can only be found in Madagascar, Australia, New Zealand, and the NW Pacific coast


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Toes in the Sand - Hear the waves, view the ocean from our seaside cottage
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews
Fayetteville,AR & Kyoto, Japan

Beachy Keen!

  • 5 of 5

"Toes in the Sand" was everything you could hope to have in a vacation home. Kevin & Stacy were prompt to reply, payment was easy online & my deposit was refunded in a timely manner.

1. N.Ryan was great-quieter than S.Ryan(we have stayed there), a deadend(great for kids), and an easy walk to the beach.

2. Exceptionally clean

3. Kitchen was well-equipped-lots of pots & pans and utensils.'Loved the coffee pot

4. Tower room was great-a nice cool breeze to relax with a good book

5. Beds were super comfortable-loved that there were 2 kings

6. Air Conditioning worked great, upstairs & down

7. Nice furniture in living area, great for a large family. It was a little big for my 4'11 frame

8. Grocery shopping was nearby

Overall, I would highly recommend. The only problem was that we received emails with 2 different door access codes & 2 wi-fi codes. This could have been a problem, but we discovered the error early in our stay and worked it out. We did not realize that it was Fall break for some kids, so the beach was more crowded than we would have liked. Traffic has gotten bad, but I guess that comes with growth.

I am pretty picky, but I will have to say that this was a wonderful place to stay -- comfortable, well-equipped & nicely decorated. Kevin & Stacy were highly attentive and a joy to work with.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Wonderful House and Excellent Owner

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying at Toes in the Sand. Summers Edge is a nice area, the street was quiet and convenient to the 2 pools and we liked the beach access. It was also a relief not to cross busy traffic on 30A. The beach was not crowded.We were able to rent an umbrella on the spot and use chairs from the house. There were 5 Adult bikes onsite but we rented bikes for our kids since they wanted baskets. The house offered lots of space with the sectional couch and large dining table. Kevin, was great with communication, flexible with requests and even sent back a pillow we left behind.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Loved the outdoor living! Location was fabulous! Beach was breathtaking! House was wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 (myself, husband, 15 yo daughter, 12 yo daughter and 10 yo son) loved our vacation at Toes in the Sand in Summer's Edge in Seagrove Beach. The home has amazing outdoor living to include a wonderful, shaded at all times, front porch with a very comfy porch swing and furniture. It also has a second floor balcony/porch with a hammock and comfy seating, but our favorite was the tower with captain chairs, hammock, terrific views and ocean breezes. We ended each of our evenings in the tower having priceless family time. The floor plan of the home was perfect. The family room was super inviting and comfortable. The linens were terrific and the master bathroom was fabulous. The kitchen was well equipped. We loved having the outdoor shower to rinse off all of the sand. The beautiful, private beach is a short walk (4 min max) from the home on a wonderful tree-lined street. The gentlemen providing umbrellas and chairs (for a reasonable fee) were super friendly and accommodating. A fellow vacationer I met on the beach described the neighborhood as a hidden gem along the 30-A. I completely agree. We felt like we were in the best location on the 30-A. We loved being close to Seaside (we went 3 times to shop, eat and play) and Frost Bites (i highly recommend wedding cake with cream) and then getting to leave behind the crowds when we headed back to Toes in the Sand. We loved the POP STOP, The Donut Hut and The Perfect Pig all within walking or biking distance. We also loved Bruno's Pizza Buffet (best deal around) and Chicken Salad Chick (they will pack you a beach picnic of your fav chicken salad and croissants including utensils, drinks and dessert) in Sea Crest. We loved the biking/walking/running trail all along the 30-A. Kevin the owner of the home was easy to get in touch with and very helpful and attentive. Toes in the Sand will always and forever be one of our family's Happy Places!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great house, everything you need, good proximity to beach

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Toes in the Sand! Well appointed bedrooms and living area, plenty of kitchen utensils, glasses, etc.

Beach is about 4 minutes away; not a bad walk with the cart (that is available at the house) loaded up with the beach gear.

My only critique is that if you plan to arrive before the 4pm check-in, be sure to ask the owner if you can be accommodated. Since there is no key , and only an electronic lock, it is set to accept your passcode right at 4pm. If you're early, even if the house is ready, you won't be able to get in. This is obvious a very small nit, and we should have asked in advance.

Thanks for a terrific stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Wonderful home base in great location

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 had so much fun in this great neighborhood. Daily walks to the pool and beach were easy and the house had everything we needed and more. The extras like boogie boards, chairs, and other toys were appreciated and used daily. The owners were responsive and helpful. Thanks for sharing your beautiful home with us!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great Beach House!

  • 5 of 5

We have vacationed many times in this area and we never knew about this little hidden gem of a neighborhood. The homes are architecturally similar yet each one has it's own unique design and color combination. The streets are tree-lined with sidewalks on each side making the short walk to the pools and beach easy and shaded. Even though there are chairs at the house that you can use, we liked having the option of renting chairs and umbrellas at the beach. The owners have decorated the home with items and art that feel so homey and not cookie cutter at all. The home was clean and well stocked with everything you could need. We were so happy to be at a pet friendly home that even had a fenced-in back yard. The owners are very responsive and easy to work with. It is obvious that they love this home. We had a great week and hope to come here again. Thank you for allowing us to be there!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
NW Florida Beaches International Airport ECP
Nearest Barpub
2.1 Miles
Bud & Alley's Restaurant
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club
Nearest Motorway
160 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Cafe Thirty A
Nearest Beach
230 Metres
Gulf of Mexico

Besides being located on the Emerald Coast at one of the top beaches in the world, Seagrove offers a range of activities from exploring nearby Point Washington State Forest, rare coastal dune lakes inhabited by freshwater and saltwater fish to browsing quaint shops and frequenting restaurants along scenic highway 30-A. Enjoy concerts in the park, movies at sunset or a dolphin cruise. Also consider the world-class golf & tennis facilities, outdoor eco-adventures, family fun activities, a thriving arts community and a long list of exciting events and festivals.

Walk to renowned Café-Thirty-A, a Florida Trend Golden Spoon Award winner every year since 1996 or legendary Seagrove Village Market Café that offers a taste of history with its general store and café, which have been around for nearly a half century. Other local restaurants that are within walking or bicycling distance include Bud & Alley's Restaurant, La Botana, Flip Flops Grill, The Perfect Pig Gourmet Market, Old Florida Fish House And Bar, Cocoon's Fine Foods, Goatfeathers East, and Angelina's Pizzeria & Pasta.


Rates & Availability

Seagrove Beach House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 7 2017 - Mar 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 5 2017 - Apr 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Apr 16 2017 - May 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Jul 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
July 4th 2017
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Jul 9 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 14 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall II 2017
Oct 15 2017 - Nov 17 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall 2017
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Christmas, New Years
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $175 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Reservations are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, You will receive a confirmation once your deposit has cleared. Rates subject to change until confirmation. Holidays subject to rate increase. We accept checks, credit card, Paypal. Final payments must be made 15 days prior to arrival. If using a Credit Card an additional 3% surcharge will apply. Credit card transaction fees will be withheld from any refund.

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Seagrove Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2448 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Full Baths: (1) full bath on main floor; (2) full bathrooms second floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) Twin over full bunk with a twin trundle pullout underneath, Rollout beds (2) Master Bedroom has a memory-foam mattress.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
HD TV, Flat Panels and DVD players in all bedrooms, two large porches with seating for (8) with hammocks, Free, reliable, WiFi

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