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BEST DEAL ON 30A! Close to Beach & Seaside; Private Htd Pool

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3+ Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths with Private Heated Pool. Close to Seaside and beach!

This wonderful, three-story beach house is located on the beach side of 30A and has all the charm you need to relax and enjoy the beautiful, uncrowded beaches of Seagrove and the quaint atmosphere of Scenic 30-A. 'Always Summer' is a 3+ bedroom, 3.5 bathroom beach home and is perfect for family gatherings/groups of friends and comfortably sleeps 9. It's nicely furnished, affordable and enjoys a 3 minute walk to the family-friendly beach thru quiet streets. After your fill of the ocean, return to the private swimming pool and patio for outdoor relaxing and entertaining. (Note: the pool can be heated during the cooler months for am additional charge of $30/day.)

House includes lovely first floor living area with 43" flatscreen/DVD and opens to dining area, side dining porch, and cheery, fully-stocked kitchen with everything you will need. The first floor also includes a queen bedroom and full bath ideal for guests who need to avoid stairs, and a laundry room with full-sized washer and dryer for your convenience.

The second floor provides two spacious master suites, giving comfort and privacy to parties vacationing together. Each suite includes a private bath and flatscreen TV/ DVD while the front suite opens onto a private balcony and also includes a workspace.

The third floor 'Tower Room' with half bath can be used as an extra bedroom, game room, kid hang-out, or a place to enjoy a good book on a hot afternoon. Walk onto the 'Observation Deck' for star gazing and long conversations into the summer night!

No matter the season, 'Always Summer' is a great choice for your family vacation! :-D

More Details

Gary Hinrichs
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Gary Hinrichs

We fell in love with Seagrove Beach and the 30A experience on our first family vacation in 2004. Over the years we have made many family memories including; bouncing on the beautiful emerald green waves at our neighborhood beach access, building sand castles, catching crabs, riding bikes through the many scenic neighborhoods, paddle boarding on Western Lake, catching Red Snapper and Grouper on a chartered fishing trip, soaking in the sun on our pool deck, star gazing from our third floor observation deck and eating some of our favorite beach foods like smoked tuna dip or key lime pie!

Gary Hinrichs purchased this house in 2012

Why Gary Hinrichs chose Seagrove Beach

We chose Always Summer because it fits all the criteria of a perfect vacation home on 30A:


Our home is centrally located on 30A with the beach communities of Seaside, Watercolor and Grayton Beach just 5-10 minutes west and Alys Beach, Seacrest Beach and Rosemary Beach just 5-10 minutes to the east. It is easy to enjoy the many unique restaurants, shops, architecture and activities that each of these communities has to offer. If you want to visit Pier Park at Panama City Beach you can drive 25 minutes east or if you want to enjoy the shopping, restaurants and activities of Destin you can get there by driving 30 minutes west.

Beach Access

We wanted a home that would have a short, easy and safe walk to the beach for young children and elderly grandparents. It's just a three minute walk front our front door through a quiet neighborhood before you have your feet in the sugar white sand of the Emerald Coast.

Private Pool

We wanted to enjoy the refreshing feel of taking a plunge into a freshwater pool after a day in the salty ocean water. Our pool is truly private with a large pool deck surrounded by a privacy fence and a large green space behind the fence. The pool lights make it possible to enjoy this space even after the sun goes down.

First Floor Bedroom

We wanted to make sure that family members and guests that have difficulty with stairs would have easy access to a bedroom and bathroom.

What makes this house unique

Quiet Neighborhood

Our home is close to the beach yet hidden in a quiet neighborhood on a dead end road with little traffic.

Large Private Pool Deck

Many homes that boast a private pool have a pool the size of a postage stamp. Our pool and pool deck have plenty of space for everyone and it truly is a private space surrounded by a privacy fence and green space behind the fence.

Lots of Deck Space

With five different porches and deck spaces there is plenty of room for guests to find solitude.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family had an amazing time at your house last week! Everything was beautiful, clean and just as described. We loved how convenient we were to everything and the walk to the beach was quick and easy. The only thing we would have changed is that we wish we could have stayed longer! :) thank you again for your wonderful communication and allowing us to rent your house.
Aug 2013
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Seagrove Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 3.5 Bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , First Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Second Floor Master
    Tower Room - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 bunk bed , Second Floor Master with King Bed; Bunk is a double/single
  • King size Beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1) Bunk beds with a single mattress on top and a double mattress on the bottom bunk. Tower Room has built in twin bed and sofa sleeper.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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BEST DEAL ON 30A! Close to Beach & Seaside; Private Htd Pool
average rating of 4.9454546 based on 58 reviews

Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

Inviting homey place in a quiet, friendly neighborhood. Conveniently located to all communities on 30A. Immaculately clean, nice pool area. Beachy decorated bedrooms with comfy beds and super cute tower room. Short, safe walk to the beautiful beach, crossing a gravel road and one paved residential, low traffic street. Be sure and rent bikes for fun cycling into lovely Seaside to enjoy food, shopping, concerts and more. Owner is TOPS! -No complicated orders or demands.; very reasonable, understanding , cooperative and efficient. Extremely friendly manager, only several doors away, should you require anything. Best time we have ever had on 30A in this relaxed, down to earth people friendly area.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. Glad you enjoyed your stay. A happy customer customer is our goal!
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Always Summer

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Always Summer! The house was clean and close to the beach. It was in a quiet area but close to everything and off of 30A. You don't have to cross 30A to get to the beach and that was one of our favorite things! The heated pool was a must for us. We will definitely be staying again!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect house for our family holiday

  • 5 of 5

What a great find! Loved this house & location. The rooms were clean with plenty of space to spread out. We stayed a week with extended family & could't have asked for a better place given the price & location. Our host was extra helpful accommodating our group & communicating before we arrived. Our teens loved the privacy of the tower room & the heated pool was nice in November. The house is tucked away on a quiet street with a 2-3 minute walk to the beach. The perfect getaway. Thanks you so much!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house! Having a bedroom and bath on the main level was great. The 2 bedrooms upstairs with attached baths were perfect as well. The tower room is so cute, just a nice place to read and relax. The beds were all comfortable, no complaints! We chose this home because of the heated private nice to come back to the house and use the pool after a day on the beach. The walk to the beach is not bad at all, no traffic to worry about while crossing the road. The beach of course is beautiful, the water so clear and blue. We would definitely choose this house again. Had a wonderful family just went by too fast!!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home and location!

  • 5 of 5

This home made for such an enjoyable fall break beach trip! We were two families of 4 and there was plenty of room for everyone to have their own space and plenty of common space as well. Having the pool was a bonus when the kids wanted a break from the beach. Very short walk to the beach. Biggest compliment I have is about the owner and property manager who are so responsive and accommodating and really want you to be happy during your stay. We enjoyed this house, would come back and would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the Location!

  • 5 of 5

Great home and is located in a great quiet neighborhood. Owners very friendly and easy to work with. A very short walk to the beach. Close to everything. Pool is so nice even though we spend most of the time at the beach. Sleeps many and you have plenty of space for everyone.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Panama City Beach - ECP
Car: necessary

'Always Summer' is located in the quiet and friendly confines of Seagrove Beach along Scenic 30-A and within easy distance of Seaside and Rosemary Beaches. Enjoy a peaceful 3 minute walk from the house to the uncrowded beach. Or walk, run or ride the bike trail that spans the length of 30-A and spend the day exploring picturesque beach communities and State Parks. Also, experience Seagrove Beach culture thru local restaurants, coffee shops, unique shopping, and evening life or take a 25-minute drive to Destin or Panama City to enjoy their many attractions.

Home location provides easy access to grocery stores, gas stations, and Post Office.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Damage Deposit $500

Add Credit Card Fee of 3%
Pool Heat add $30/day

Note: Fall Break 10/8-15 is $300/night or $1650/week; Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years rate is $1650/week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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