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Bikes, Porch Breezes, close to the pool & Rosemary. Don't miss out!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,212 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath, Sleeps 10 In Charming Seacrest, Near The Beach

**Hi there, this is Aimee - Beyond the Sea is my home (and one of my favorite places!) Also, If you are thinking of using "Book it Now" contact me first to confirm pricing ... now go ahead and read why Beyond the Sea would be a great place for your vacation! :) **

Picking a vacation rental is exhausting isn’t it? It wasn't so long ago that I was in your shoes and my head was spinning … after a while all the numbers of bedrooms and glowing adjectives ran together and became a blur.

At Beyond the Sea, we do things a little differently, this included – I hope it helps you out!

So why should you stay at Beyond the Sea? Let me give you a list of the highlights:

* Beyond the Sea sleeps 10, all in beds – 2 kings, 1 queen and 4 twins. No one is sleeping on a couch or a futon or a sleeper sofa in a common space at Beyond the Sea. Four real bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms mean that your whole group is comfortable day and night – and if there are two couples, no one has to fight over one King.

* The kitchen is stocked. I mean that. I like to cook when I’m at Beyond the Sea and I bought tools & gadgets & knives & pots & small appliances that I would want to use. The pots are large – so you can actually cook for a big group. The knives are sharp. And if you want a slow morning over a big breakfast, we have an electric griddle for pancakes and TWO waffle irons. The kitchen won’t let you down (there are even cookbooks!) – but if all you want to do is eat out, the fridge holds leftovers well.

* Beyond the Sea is furnished the way we’d want to find a rental. It doesn’t look like a condo furniture company dropped off a kit, and it doesn’t have the same style as everyone else. Think a little Hawaiian, a little Southeast Asian, a little 'fancy beach hotel' and you’ve got us. We believe in Egyptian cotton sheets, Pottery Barn and Ralph Lauren bedding, solid furniture and interesting art on the walls. We believe in a setting that makes you feel relaxed, and on vacation. We believe in fast internet. We also believe in extras, like games and books to read to your kids, like DVDs and beanbags and whole house speakers, like umbrellas and baby equipment and robes in the master suite. We like extras – and we think you will too! We even like to add extras to our extras - so we've bought 4 Electra Townies for the house in spiffy beach cruiser white, complete with baskets.

* Beyond the Sea is spacious. I know that word gets tossed around willy nilly, but I mean it. We are on a wide lot for Seacrest and the house uses it well. We have So Much Space in the living/sitting/dining room area – it swallows up our family of three. Ours is a house built for a group who wants to spend time together but not on top of each other.

* The outdoor spaces at Beyond the Sea are abundant. The front porch is the entire width of the house, and it is deep. There is a matching balcony above it, with plenty of seating behind the privacy of palm fronds. At the back of the house the screened porch with a dining table is perfect for late summer evening dinners and the private deck off the master bedroom is perfect for escaping to! Not all houses offer you so many comfortable ways to enjoy the outdoors.

* Location, Location, Location. Beyond the Sea is a very short walk to the pool (I timed it at 2 minutes) and a quick tram ride to the beach – but the walk isn’t bad either. My pre-schooler can do it without complaining!

For your non-water & sun time, a brief and pleasant stroll takes you to Alys Beach for lunch at George’s or a coffee while your kids play on the amazing playground next to Fonville Press. An even shorter walk will have you in the heart of Rosemary Beach for coffee at Amavida, lots of shopping, the childhood delight of the Sugar Shak and plenty of good food. A margarita from La Cocina, multiple treats and the shops of the Village of South Walton are even closer. Beyond the Sea feels like it is in the heart of the neighborhood (you can't see the edges), but sits in just the right place to make your walk to town a breeze.

If you must leave, the attractions of Panama City Beach are about a 15 minute drive, and if Destin calls, 30 minutes. And when you come home, there are two private parking places waiting for you.

Did that help? I hope so. We love it at Beyond the Sea, and we hope you will too. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us – we like to talk about our beach home. It is a wonderful escape from the real world for us, and we want to share it. Our fondest hope is that, like us...

Happy You’ll Be at Beyond the Sea!

More Details

Aimee Aver
Member since: 2013
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:
March 20, 2018

About Aimee Aver

We are a pair of Californians who moved - by choice - to the Nashville, Tennessee area ten years ago. Our daughter is a Southerner by birth (she's seven) and we really love living on this side of the Mississippi.

Aimee Aver purchased this house in 2013

Why Aimee Aver chose Seacrest Beach

We vacationed in Seacrest with friends five years ago and we were hooked. Growing up in Southern California we had beaches - but nothing like this! We love the clear warm water, the sugar sand ... and the amazing Seacrest pool! The 'step back in time' atmosphere of the neighborhood and the quick walk to the restaurants and shops of Rosemary Beach charmed us, and we knew this was where we wanted to make memories with our daughter, family and friends.

What makes this house unique

Beyond the Sea felt like home to us the first time we walked through the doors. We love the open spaces, the screened porch for leisurely dinners and the big kitchen for cooking them. The front porch and steps are a perfect place to sit and blow bubbles and watch the world go by.


Seacrest Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2212 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Downstairs Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Downstairs Powder Room - toilet
    Upstairs Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Upstairs Shared Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Deep oval soaking tub
  • Each bathroom has a hairdryer.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Downstairs Master Bedroom - 1 king , Has a private bathroom - does not share with public area
    Upstairs Master Bedroom - 1 king , Has a private deck and spacious attached bathroom
    Upstairs Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , Opens to deck, shares a Jack & Jill bathroom with bunk room
    Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed , 4 sleeping spaces total (2 up, 2 down)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Bikes, Porch Breezes, close to the pool & Rosemary. Don't miss out!
average rating of 4.982143 based on 56 reviews

I vote Best Hostess Best House!

  • 5 of 5

Well, I was sure hoping for a a good ending, because I've heard too many "stayed at the beach, had a place but the kitchen was bare" stories! Ah, but THIS PLACE (Beyond the Sea) was a DREAM in .....(1) having an overly well-stocked kitchen! (2) being roomy and yet homey! My son, a builder, said, "Wow, high ceilings upstairs too?!" Yes, on want-to-be quiet days, I could hang in the master bedroom suite for many hours, with the little attached private balcony, and the soaking tub with jets! (3) having even beach accessories for our use! chairs, umbrellas, sand toys, floats, and even a boogie board or two! I mean, wow! (4) private community tram to get to the beachfront at our beck n call.... special folks! Esp if your chauffer was James, who passes out windmill cookies to the grandchildren. Fun! ( we tipped him our thanks....). (5) and a well stocked GAME cabinet!! and toys! high chair, booster, and play pen??? Is there any other house on VRBO so well furnished?? I gotta brag....I'm just hoping I can still find a place to squeeze in our future reservations when the accomodation calendar starts getting full full full as this good word spreads ....cuz I can't believe what a wonderful home and hostess we found. Thank you Aimee!!!! You can be sure, we hope to stay again, and again.....

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!!! I would love to accept your title of best hostess and house :-) I really do believe that the little things are what make a vacation and I am very serious (as you know) about keeping Beyond the Sea stocked with all the goodies. I'm so glad you enjoyed them, and our home and neighborhood. Come see us again! ~Aimee
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A must to consider!

  • 5 of 5

Location, Location, Location. If you are looking for a wonderful home, located in a quiet community, just minutes to the pool and 10-15 minute stroll to the beautiful, pristine beach, look no further than ‘Beyond The Sea’. Everything that is stated on the VRBO website is accurate to a tee. The owners are responsive to your every inquiry and leave no question unanswered. Their pre-arrival instructions are very detailed and should be your traveling companion.

Over the years, we have stayed in a number of rentals between Destin and Panama City, but this was one of the best decisions we have made. We hope to return again next year. Thanks Aimee and Mike.


Mark & Patti

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank YOU, Mark & Patti, for your kind words - we would love to have you back. I am so glad you found the pre-arrival information helpful, and I am guessing that you also liked the binder at the house ... I am a firm believer in lots of information! I'm so glad you enjoyed our home and our beautiful area, do come back! ~Aimee
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Do Again

  • 5 of 5

Greatest place I've ever used. Close to everything, well appointed, overall incredible.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: YAY! You're review makes my heart happy - I really love to give my guests a great experience and I am SO pleased that we did that for you! ~Aimee
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Our trip

  • 5 of 5

Loved our visit. Great time together. Kitchen was completely stocked. Amazing! The only thing that I would add would be the 2 bedrooms that didn't have tvs in them. My family likes to relax at the end of the night with the tv. Fantastic place! We will return !!!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and the kitchen! I do love to cook and I stocked it the way I wanted it! Thanks for the TV feedback - we've actually done surveys of past guests, and many say they wouldn't watch a TV even if we had them, but I will certainly take your feedback into account as well :) We'd love to have you return! ~Aimee
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incredible beach home

  • 5 of 5

Perfect home with everything needed and more for a wonderful vacation!!!! We just loved this spacious ... Immaculate home! Highly recommend Beyond The Sea!!!! A must if wanting to visit Panama City!!! They have thought of everything to make your vacation as comfortable as can be❤️

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! I am glad you enjoyed yourselves! I love to know people have had what they need and enjoyed my favorite place :) ~Aimee
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Lovely house!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, clean, lots or room, and beautifully decorated. Well equipped in every way.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words, Dawn! I hope you had a lovely vacation, and I'm glad we had all the things you needed. ~Aimee
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Cafe Thirty-A
American Restaurant
Angelina's Pizzeria & Pasta
Italian Restaurant
Brozinni Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Mi Casita Mexican Grill
Mexican Restaurant
The Perfect Pig Gourmet Market
723 Whiskey Bravo
American Restaurant
Cowgirl Kitchen
Breakfast Restaurant
Seagrove Village Market
Seafood Restaurant
Surfing Deer
Fine Dining Restaurant
Seaside Food Trucks
Fast Food Restaurant
Steamboat Grill
Bar & Grill
Pizza by the Sea at WaterColor Crossings
Pizza Restaurant
Old Florida Fish House
Seafood Restaurant
Amavida Coffee and Tea - Seaside
Coffee Shop
Pickle's Snack Station
Hamburger Restaurant
Raw & Juicy
Juice Shop
Wild Bill's Beach Dogs
Hot Dog Restaurant
Meltdown On 30A
Sandwich Shop
Shrimp Shack
Seafood Restaurant
Barefoot Barbeque
Barbecue Restaurant
Taco Bar Seaside
Mexican Restaurant
Pizza Bar Seaside
Pizza Restaurant
Fish Out of Water Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
The Gathering Spot at WaterColor Inn
Sushi Restaurant
Bruno’s Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
The Rolling Dog
Hot Dog Stand
Mile Marker Fifteen
Southern Restaurant (US)
Red's Chicken Shack
Chicken Restaurant
The Red Bar
Spanish Restaurant
Another Broken Egg Cafe
Breakfast Restaurant
Bad Ass Coffee
Coffee Shop
Grayton Seafood Co.
Seafood Restaurant
The Craft Bar
Bar & Grill
Grayton Beach State Park
Latin American Restaurant
AJ's Grayton Beach
Hibiscus Vegetarian Cafe
Grayton Corner Cafe
Twin Oaks Farmstand
Organic Restaurant
Hurricane Oyster Bar & Grill
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Black Bear Bread Co.
Chanticleer Eatery
American Restaurant
Pickle Factory
Pizza Restaurant
Roux 30A
Eden Gardens State Park
Camp Creek Golf Club
Caliza Restaurant
American Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
George's At Alys Beach
Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches Int'l Airport (ECB)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Acme Ice House
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Camp Creek Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
39 Miles
Florida Hwy 98 (2 miles) or Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
La Cocina Mexican Grill & Bar
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rentals more than 60 days in advance may lock in their rate and dates for $500 and pay half the remaining balance at 60 and 30 days out respectively. Reservations are not fully confirmed until the rental contract is signed. No smoking, no pets, must be 25+ to rent. If the rates quoted seem wrong, please email for a confirmed rate.

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.