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TakeItEasy, Seaside proper, elegant modern home and guesthouse,a min. from beach

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms Plus Loft In Main House, One Bedroom Plus Pullout In Guesthouse

Fabulous modern house and guesthouse with lots of porches and stunning outdoor dining area. The main house first floor has 2 queen bedrooms each with a full bath. Upstairs there is an open kitchen with top appliances/family room with a porch amid the trees . The third floor contains a bedroom with 2 twin beds and a large bath as well as a sleeping loft to sleep 2 or 3 smallish ones. One more level up there is a porch and above that, a crow's nest with perfect views of Seaside and the the Gulf of Mexico. The guesthouse contains a small but fully equipped kitchen downstairs plus a pullout love seat for sleeping. Upstairs in the guesthouse there is a queen bed and full bath.

Terri Schmidt-Fellner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Terri Schmidt-Fellner

We are an Atlanta family of five that has been coming to Seaside since the late 80's. Since 2006 we have spent entire summers at Seaside each year. Our three boys have grown up there and now work as Cabana men on the beach when we go down. The boys are 18, 17 and 13.

Terri Schmidt-Fellner purchased this house in 2006

Why Terri Schmidt-Fellner chose Beaches of South Walton

Our home is perfectly located in Seaside proper. We are right across from the family pool, minutes (2) from the beach, but at the end of a cul de sac so not heavily trafficked with cars. There are so many nice porches all over the house and guesthouse. Also, the guesthouse has a separate entrance so allows plenty of privacy but connects to the main house via the outdoor dining area downstairs and a covered porch leading into the main house kitchen upstairs. The furnishings are fresh and modern, the bathrooms are fabulous and the kitchen appliances are top of the line, Sub Zero fridge and Viking stove. Also, the 2 bedrooms downstairs in the main house have their own compact Sub Zero fridge right in the room.

What makes this house unique

Take It Easy and Relax are perfectly located in Seaside. The houses are are only a 2 minute walk to the beach and only a 5 minute walk to town center in Seaside. At the same time there is little automobile traffic on our street and it is quiet at night. We are at the dead end of the street with a small cul de sac in front of our homes, it makes for a perfect place for kids to play.


Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Panama City Beach, FL
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Bud and Ally's
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Camp Creek
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Bud and Ally's
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Car: not necessary


Seaside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Guest room main house - toilet , shower
    Twin bedroom main house - toilet , shower
    Guesthouse bedroom bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guesthouse living area bathroom - toilet , shower
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower
  • 3 full baths in main house (2 have shower only) 2 full baths in Geust house (1 has shower only) Outdoor shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Downstairs Guest room - 1 queen , Built-in refrigerator and private bath with shower
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Private bath with tub and shower, refrigerator
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , large bathroom attached
    Sleeping Nook - 2 twin/ single , very comfy beds on the floor
    Guest house master bedroom - 1 queen , bath with shower and tub
    Guest house living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full size bed, can sleep 2, bath with shower
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
There is a bike rental shop in Seaside and several companies deliver there. There is a croquet lawn, badminton and shuffleboard courts


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TakeItEasy, Seaside proper, elegant modern home and guesthouse,a min. from beach
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
Tupelo, MS

Great Host with a Great House!

  • 5 of 5

Take It Easy was a perfect fit for our large group! The house was even better than described and the host was a delight to communicate with! It will be one of the first properties I seek out the next time we visit Seaside!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Atlanta, Georgia

Perfect Family House!!

  • 5 of 5

We have rented in Seaside for many years and I have to say this was the perfect house for our family. Our grandkids loved the sleeping nook and having the guest house made it perfect for the toddler to take a quiet nap! The location is great...very quiet, a short walk to the beach and the pool is literally across the street. Everything that you could want or need at the beach is there. The entire home has everything to make your stay homey and comfortable. Lots of little extra touches! The owner, Terri, is very friendly and responds quickly to any questions. We will definitely plan on another stay there next summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House Great Times!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely house and situated away from the crowds yet only a short walk to the beach. The accommodations are unique with a great room for family gathering and many small nooks for quiet times as well. The kitchen is well supplied with utensils-we cooked a lot and missed only a couple of things at home. The sleep room for kids was a gem for grandkids, and three baths in the main house meant no lines for cleaning up. The attached guest/apartment was a fun space and provided additional room and a second kitchen!! Little touches we'd not had at previous houses at Seaside including beach towels and beach toys and chairs were a pleasant surprise.The owner was extremely kind and courteous and was a pleasure to work with-she offered to help us when we thought schedule change might mean a change in our plans and actually inquired as to our comfort mid-stay. Would definitely recommend this property to a family or larger group.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, Inviting home with wonderful outdoor space and great location

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our family vacation. We had 6 adults and 4 children, and we all fit comfortably. We especially loved the large outside dining table. All of us fit comfortably around that so it was our favorite dinner spot. The home is beautiful and nicely furnished. The bathrooms are stunning. The location was perfect - right next to the pool on a quiet street, just a block or two to the beach. Terri was terrific - very responsive and accommodating. I highly recommend this house, especially for a large group.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice comments! So glad you liked everything! Terri
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Wonderful place to stay! We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, great set up and wonderful amenities. Owners were awesome in communicating all the information needed for a beach stay!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! Terri
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Relaxing family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home provided the perfect setting for gathering all of our children and more family for spring break. We love to cook and the kitchen was the best equipped one I've seen in a rental property. The decor is fresh and gorgeous. We opened the guest house so we were connected on the second floor kitchen level. There was a lot of privacy and lots of room for eating together and playing games, too. I loved all the balconies this home has as well as the guest house. The walk to the beach is a short 3 block walk. We reserved chairs and umbrellas for the week which was nice because we could all meet up on the beach at the same location each day.

The owner and house manager were very quick to respond to any questions or issues. We hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $338
Damage Deposit $500

If you cancel prior to 30 days before check-in you will be refunded all the first payment except $200 considered to be a booking fee. If you cancel or shorten your stay within 30 days of check-in there will be no refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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