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Rosemary Beach 1 back from Gulf, Pool, 3 K BR, double bunk 4. Sleeps 10

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


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, one house back from bluff (Sleeps 10)

'OVER THE BOARDWALK' is just where you will be when you stay in this new, 'old,' luxurious, beach house. This home is located in the private, gated, Gulf-side community of Water's Edge at Seacrest Beach, adjacent to Rosemary Beach.

Just one house back from the 30-foot beach bluff, you do not have to leave the house to enjoy the warm, Gulf breezes, gorgeous views, and soothing sound of the surf. This luxury home features three spacious bedrooms; one on each level each with its own private bath complete with travertine wet areas and rain showerheads. Architectural antiques throughout this house give an 'old beach cottage' feel.

The welcoming first floor features ceramic tile throughout, keeping sand in its place. The private, ground-floor, master bedroom features a king-sized bed and full bath with travertine shower and double sinks. Slip out the French doors to the garden and pool area. Also on the first floor is the spacious, laundry room complete with full-sized washer and dryer to make beach living easy.

The second floor is the highlight of the house where the large, 35-foot great room/kitchen with wide-plank oak flooring is the perfect gathering spot for dining and relaxation. The kitchen, complete with antique, eight-foot, breakfast bar with sink, kitchen table with seating for six, JennAir gas range with convection oven, microwave, glass-front cabinetry, and granite countertops, is a dream for beach cooking.

The hand-painted entertainment center is complete with a TV and DVD player. Or, enjoy the sounds of your favorite tunes with the stereo system complete with indoor and outdoor speakers. French doors open to a spacious porch looking over the boardwalk to the beach with a teak table and chairs perfect for an al fresco, sea-side dinner.

A spacious bedroom on the second floor features a King-size bed with a quaint, architectural headboard. Other antiques complete the room. An adjoining bath with travertine shower and sink area, tile floor, and beautiful wood cabinetry is privately located off the kitchen/great room area.

Newly added kids room with Double Bunkbeds.

The second master suite encompasses the entire third floor featuring a king-size bed and twin sleeper sofa. The private bath has a travertine shower, claw-foot tub, and walk-in closet. Breathtaking Gulf views await you from this luxurious suite, where you can open the French doors to a private porch.

Step out the private patio gate to the pathway, and it is a 50-foot stroll down the boardwalk path to the beautiful, white-sand beach. No roads to cross. Upon your return from the beach, a hot shower awaits you just inside the gate where you can rinse the sand away. A tropical garden surrounds a private, 10-foot by 15-foot pool, where you can lounge in the sun, or stay cool in the shade of the wraparound, tiled patio. A gas barbecue grill is poolside for easy cooking.

'Over the Boardwalk' is where you will want to be! Adjacent Rosemary Beach offering a variety of restaurants, shops, and entertainment. Right across 30A are several restaurants. No need to dress and drive for dinner. Also nearby are the seaside towns of Seaside, Watercolor, Grayton Beach, and Panama City.

Sunday to Sunday rental, parking for two cars, no pets, no smoking, no student rentals. Complimentary Beach Chairs Set Up. 6 additional sand chairs for after hour beach sitting!

Keywords: Gulfside House with pool

More Details

Diane Marsh
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 5, 2018

About Diane Marsh

We chose the lovely Water's Edge Community and built our beach home with our family in mind. It is perfect for extended families with little ones. We are happy to share info about the area to make your stay more enjoyable.

Diane Marsh purchased this house in 2002

Why Diane Marsh chose Seacrest Beach

We vacationed in the Destin area for many years and always thought the beaches on the gulf were spectacular! We appreciate the atmosphere on 30A and love that everything you might need at the beach is within a bike ride away.

What makes this house unique

The bike trails go for miles. Several adult bikes (one with baby seat) and two kid's bikes available for your use. There are many wonderful restaurants and shops close by. Beach chair set up - 2 chairs, umbrella and small table set up on the beach for you each day.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted you to know that we've had a wonderful time at the beach this week. Your house is perfect and we LOVE Rosemary Beach. We took a lot of your advice and recommendations on things to do and eat. And we rented a bike trailer for the kids and had a nice time riding around going to ice cream shops, outdoor concert and fountain in Alys Beach, plays and story time by the Rep. etc. We couldn't have had a better time. Thanks for being so helpful with everything.
Jun 2013
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Seacrest Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • First Floor Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower , Double vanity with Travertine tile sink and shower
    Third Floor Master - toilet , tub , shower , Double Vanity, Travertine shower, Antique Clawfoot Soaking T
    Second Floor - toilet , shower , Large Travertine Shower with seat
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  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Four bedrooms - 3 King, 1 Bunk room, Baby Pack/play available. Down bed pillows and 100% cotton linens.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Gas Grill (barbecue) with all necessary utensils. No Pets. No road to cross to get to the beach! Complimentary Beach Chairs and Umbrella Set Up on beach every day. $150 value Two adult bikes, one small bike. Pool and beach toys.


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Rosemary Beach 1 back from Gulf, Pool, 3 K BR, double bunk 4. Sleeps 10
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
Smyrna, GA

Great layout, and very comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really loved this home! It is super-close to the beach with a nice, shaded walkway. No street to cross, not even a small one. The home was clean and well-maintained. You can tell the owner cares about this property. The bedding was VERY comfortable and everything was well-stocked (kitchen towels, bath towels, pots & pans, etc.). The home seemed bigger to us than the pictures show. Plenty of room for all of us -- 6 adults and 4 kids. Great layout. Easy walking distance to Rosemary and Alys Beach. Owner is easy to get in touch with and very responsive. There were kids toys in the bunk room and by the pool, lots of beach towels and good beach chairs (you never know what you're going to get at a rental, but it really was all very nice). I would absolutely rent this home again - probably one of the best!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Memphis, TN

This home has a very cozy, welcoming feel to it.You are wanting for nothing while there.

  • 5 of 5

We are hoping to rent this wonderful beach house again next summer. Our granddaughters age 8 and 5 loved the bunk beds and the wide variety of pool toys and indoor games. Everyone loved the short walk to the beach and having chairs provided by the home owner. Diane has thought of everything! We felt very much at home❤️

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Perfect Location, Fabulous Home!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely LOVE this house! We've been vacationing along 30A since the 80's, but this was our first time staying within Water's Edge and at Over the Boardwalk. It is now our favorite. Diane is so wonderful to work with, and her home is not only immaculate and well-maintained, but the most equipped rental we have ever stayed in. The proximity to the beach is perfect, the pool is fantastic, and the house is so comfortable with all its quaint character and vintage accents. Our family enjoyed the most perfect week in Rosemary Beach. Thank you for sharing your home with us. We definitely hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prosper, TX

Best house yet!

  • 5 of 5

This amazing home full of character and little personal touches was by far our favorite house we've stayed in. Immaculate, perfectly laid out for our families and the location cannot be beat. Diane is a gracious host and we couldn't be happier. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Loved it, looking forward to our next visit!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"Over the Boardwalk" is a lovely family-friendly house!

  • 5 of 5

We love this house! Very close to the beach with beautiful décor, ocean views and a great pool. Wonderful details in this house; large bedrooms with comfortable beds. The kids' room has a large play area and bunk beds. So many amenities are included. No need to pack beach towels or rent bicycles; they are included. We enjoyed the fully equipped kitchen for family meals and we walked to the local restaurants and shops. A chair setup on the beach is included and additional beach chairs are available at the house.

Diane is very friendly. She was always prompt to respond to our questions and provided all the information we needed for our visit. Diane has thought of everything to make your stay comfortable. She wanted us to enjoy our stay and we certainly did! The week went by entirely too fast so we'll definitely need to plan a repeat visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad your family had a lovely week!!!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
ECB Panama City Beach, FL
Nearest Beach
Rosemary Beach
Car: recommended

See and Hear the waters of the Gulf!! Just outside the community gate there is an off-road paved path that parallels Scenic Hwy 30A for 18 miles, providing great views of the beautiful blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. This path weaves thru 9 beach communities, state parks, forests, dunes and coastal dune lakes. It is ideal for biking and jogging.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $300 + Tax

Rentals are from Sunday to Sunday.
If there is a named Hurricane in the Gulf heading our way you will be refunded 100%
No pets inside or outside. Will forfeit damage deposit if pets are on location.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.