Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Upgraded Beach House!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

VRBO Bear stayed here

We found this property to be beary special

About the property

-- Welcome to the BEST LOCATION in Seacrest!! ... The 'Sunshine Shack' is in the front of the neighborhood, just steps from Seacrest's shops, restaurants, pool, beach and is one of the closest homes to Rosemary Beach! --

The 'Sunshine Shack' is a professionally decorated, three-story house in Seacrest Beach that is situated adjacent to Rosemary Beach, on a private lot with a bike path in the back of the home. A short walk to the amazing 12,000 square-foot Seacrest community pool, just across 30A from the white sandy beach, this home comes fully stocked with a 5-burner stainless steel gas grill, beach toys, beach chairs, boogie boards, beach towels and more. We also have a Pack-N-Play portable crib, and bicycles in our shed that you are welcome to use. Not to mention, we offer a complimentary on-call beach tram service and a concierge to serve your every need.

From the moment you arrive at the 'Sunshine Shack', you will be greeted with style and comfort. Open the doors and breathe in the sunshine ... with comfortable, tranquil decor featuring rustic woods and natural fabrics. Where every room is equipped with a wall mounted flat-screen TV! On the first floor, you will find a bedroom with a KING bed and private bath. As you follow the hallway to the back of the house, you will enter the dining room, which is open to the living room with sleeper sofa and kitchen. Enjoy cooking in this fully stocked kitchen, featuring stainless steel appliances and granite counter-tops. Or, step outside to the wrap-around porch, featuring river rock surfaces and enjoy cooking on the large gas grill, in the private landscaped back yard, overlooking a wooded bike path.

As you follow the rustic pine staircase to the second floor, you will find three additional bedrooms: A Master Bedroom with KING bed and en-suite bathroom with vessel sinks, spa tub and large natural stone shower. The second floor also boasts a bedroom with a QUEEN bed and a bunk room, with two sets of TWIN bunk beds. Both bedrooms share a bathroom with double vanity sinks and a glass enclosed shower with bathtub.

Continue to the third floor, and you will discover a fun-filled tower bedroom and children's retreat. With sweeping views of Seacrest Beach and Rosemary Beach, this room features a daybed with trundle, decorated in bright colors that will put a smile on your face and will keep your children entertained when returning from a long day in the sunshine. This room is equipped with a beverage fridge, bar sink and stocked with an xbox 360, toys and more!

The 'Sunshine Shack' is tucked away on a private, lush landscaped lot, with a 2-car driveway at the front of the house, and a bike path at the rear of the home. Relax on one of the many wrap-around porches or on the porch swing! Grill-out on our stainless steel 5-burner Gas Grill. Rinse off your sandy toes, or shower under the stars in the newly constructed, private, outdoor hot/cold shower, featuring a rainwater shower head and river rock flooring. The Sunshine Shack also has a large outdoor shed, to conveniently store bikes, beach toys and more!

Plan to pack light ... we've got everything for you to use at the house!

Sleeping Arrangements:

Master 1 - King Bed (first floor)

Master 2 - King Bed (second floor)

Guest 1 - (2) Twin bunk bed sets (second floor)

Guest 2 - Queen Bed (second floor)

Guest 3 - Twin daybed + trundle (third floor)

**Sectional sofa offers a queen size pull out bed**

Sprinkle a little sunshine on your next vacation, at the 'Sunshine Shack!'

More Details

Owner
April Lickovitch
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About April Lickovitch

Originally from Ohio and Minnesota, we now reside in Alpharetta, Georgia with our three young boys.

April Lickovitch purchased this house in 2012

Why April Lickovitch chose Seacrest

On our first visit to 30A, we fell in love with the area and knew someday we would want to buy a home here. The white sand beaches and clear, turquoise water reminded us of vacationing in the Caribbean. The kids love the many ice cream shops and bike paths. And the artsy, quaint, eclectic arcitecture of the towns along 30A make us feel like we are in another world. We hope we can share our love of the area with you, by creating a home for you to enjoy that is luxurious, comfortable and fun for kids.

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with this home, because we found it to have a unique setting for Seacrest Beach. We just love how this home is tucked on a small side street, with a private, wooded backyard that overlooks a bike path. And, the home borders Rosemary Beach, so we are just a hop-skip-and-a-jump to some of our favorite Rosemary eateries around the corner!

Amenities

Seacrest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1st Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Attached to first floor bedroom
    2nd Floor Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Attached to 2nd floor master bathroom
    2nd Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double Vanity Sinks
    1st Floor Half Bathroom - toilet , Located off the foyer
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 3rd Floor Tower Bedroom - 1 twin/ single , Day bed with trundle. Sleeps 2
    2nd Floor Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed , Two sets of twin bunk beds. Sleeps 4
    2nd Floor Bedroom - 1 queen , Sleeps 2
    2nd Floor Master Bedroom - 1 king , Attached Master Bathroom. Sleeps 2
    1st Floor Bedroom - 1 king , Attached Full Bathroom. Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
House Comes Equipped With Bicycles to Use / Driveway With Two Parking Spots

Reviews

You'll be close to everything from restaurants & shops to the pool & beach.

VRBO Bear stayed here

Jun 24, 2017

An escape to the beautiful white sandy beaches of Florida was just what this Bear and his family needed. As we made the drive into Seacrest, we were pleased at the close proximity the house had to so many neat shops and restaurants along 30A. After parking our car in one of the two convenient parking spots right outside the house we walked up the few steps and into the beachy Sunshine Shack. We were instantly met with all the comforts of home. The kitchen and living room were beautifully decorated and the dining area had plenty of seating for the whole family. It was just perfect for the many evenings we spent playing cards and board games together. The kitchen had everything this Bear needed to prepare meals for the family. The open concept floor plan was spacious and very nice for keeping a good eye on the baby cubs running around. The living room windows gave us a pleasant view of the neighborhood trail system that you could access right off the back porch, which provided a lovely shaded path for walking or bicycling. We enjoyed the porch swing in the mornings while drinking our coffee and gearing up for long fun filled days at the beach. I must say it was tempting to begin hibernating once we slept in the spacious and cozy bedrooms. During the day we ventured a few steps around the corner to catch the free tram that took us over to access Seacrest beach. On days when we wanted to be more adventurous we would ride the provided bicycles to 30A. We were so thankful for all the awesome beach gear we were able to use during our stay, which made our time we spent at the beach even more special. When also spent time swimming in the luxurious and enormous pools just a few blocks from the house. April and her family were excellent hosts and made everything during our stay just as perfect as honey. This bear family definitely felt at home in Seacrest and can't wait to return!

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

100% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Upgraded Beach House!
average rating of 5.0 based on 41 reviews
5

The Sunshine Shack is a cute name but not at all a shack! Beautiful home in the heart of Seacrest!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience at this home! There were 11 of us. 4 adults and 7 children. Perfect place for this amount of people. The kids loved the bunk room and the couples enjoyed the larger rooms/beds. There is a nice, spacious kitchen to make meals and a large great room with a beautiful table to sit and enjoy each other. Off the great room is a very pretty, covered porch with a swing to enjoy the outdoors with a cup of coffee or glass of wine. This home is a short walk to the community pool and the tram stop to the beach is only a few steps away. The Seacrest Village is around the corner where you can enjoy live music, browsing in the shops, and have pizza, eat Mexican food at La Cocina or breakfast in a little, lighted alley way. So convenient! The owner of the home was very nice to work with and responsive to several special requests. We would definitely stay here again! It was truly a lovely experience.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Clean, convenient, felt like home

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay for our recent extended family vacation. April was so fast at responding to my questions and was very helpful. The location is perfect as it was a quick walk to the pool and just a shuttle ride away to the beach. The house was clean, convenient, and felt like home. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great location and a family friendly house.

  • 5 of 5

Instructions for checking in were accurate and complete. We had no problems getting into the house or receiving parking passes or wristbands.

The house was clean and beautifully decorated.

There were toys, games and bikes, along with beach toys for the kids.

Ample storage in the kitchen for food and ample space for preparing meals.

Quiet neighborhood with close proximity to the pool and beach shuttles.

Beds were comfortable. HVAC worked well.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Westlake, Texas
5

Perfection

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Sunshine Shack was everything we hoped for and more. This home was darling, comfortable, practical, and in a great location. We would love to come back to Sunshine shack...such a great family home!

Seacrest Beach has a wonderful staff and tram that takes you to the beach. The pool is a whole series of pools that was the highlight of the trip for our kids. Beautiful in every way! Jackie from Texas

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Very clean, well maintained property

  • 5 of 5

Probably the cleanest beach house we have ever stayed in. 2 families with 5 kids total had plenty of room. Absolutely loved the tram service to the beach. It made the trip to the beach a breeze, no whining kids on the walk to beach. Tram drops you off directly at beach, never waited more than 5 min for a tram. Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Beautiful and excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved it! Would definitely like to return. A great place for Spring Break with plenty of room for our kids to each have their own space. The outdoor porches are a plus! This home is really on an awesome lot, seems very private versus some of the other homes. Wooded trail behind house and in area next door provides unique sense of privacy for Seacrest. The home decor is lovely! New and beautiful with everything you need!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

The Red Bar
Seaside
Bud and Alley's
Great Southern Cafe
George's At Alys Beach
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Margaritaville Restaurant Panama City Beach
Car: recommended

Our home is walking distance to Rosemary Beach, Alys Beach, Inlet Beach and a short ride to Watersound, Seaside and Watercolor.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates do not include a $300.00 cleaning fee or 11% tax. A $500 fully-refundable damage deposit is required for all reservations. This is not included in the rate quoted.

*I only accept credit cards, personal checks or PayPal payments. I do not accept wired funds, money orders or cashiers checks.

*We do not rent to youth sports teams or college spring breakers

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.