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A wonderful place to enjoy the beach!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Welcome! Aquarius is a beautifully appointed vacation home in the South Walton Beach rental market located in the scenic 30-A community of Seagrove Beach in the highly preferred Grove By The Sea neighborhood. The 'Grove' reflects the natural beauty of Northwest Florida's native pines, Magnolia trees, and magnificent stands of Live Oaks. Privacy, gracious surroundings, and natural beauty, are hallmarks of the unique Grove By The Sea beach vacation experience.

Aquarius features a spacious cottage floor plan with double doors opening onto a large screened porch; a wonderful setting for a leisurely breakfast or early evening cocktails. The warm and inviting decor emphasizes comfort and relaxation with amenities for every taste. The kitchen is fully equipped so you can prepare a special meal or a simple snack. Also downstairs is a large, comfortable living and dining area with seating for eight, a large flat screen TV and blu ray/DVD player. There’s also a media/game room downstairs that can be closed off from the main living area for privacy and quiet and a bathroom. The large front porch has a great swing for relaxing or waiting for the ice cream truck!

Aquarius has 3 bedrooms on the second floor that sleep 8 people comfortably along with 2 baths and laundry facilities. The master bedroom features a king-sized bed and both double shower and whirlpool bath, perfect after a fun day at the beach. The second bedroom is bright and beachy with queen size bed. A set of bunk beds plus a daybed with trundle outfit the third bedroom making it comfortable for both children and adults. These two bedrooms share a newly renovated bathroom. Off-street parking is provided for up to 3 vehicles.

Aquarius is conveniently located just an easy 10 minute walk from the area’s famous white sand beaches and just steps from one of the Grove’s two community pools. A tennis court with basketball goal and playground for younger children are amenities provided by the 'Grove' community and are available nearby for your enjoyment as well. Aquarius is about one mile from quaint Seaside Town Center and close to local 30A shops and restaurants. It’s centrally located between Panama City and Destin with just a short drive to additional shopping, dining, and nightlife. Please take a moment to view the pictures; you will enjoy the charm and comfort of this inviting vacation home whose unique appeal will lure you back.

More Details

Douglas Wells
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Douglas Wells

Hello! We are Doug and Jill Wells, the owners of 'Aquarius.' We are residents of Atlanta, Georgia, and enjoy spending as much time as possible with our 30-A friends at the beach. Jill works for a telecommunications company and Doug is retired.

Douglas Wells purchased this house in 2012

Why Douglas Wells chose Seagrove Beach

We have enjoyed vacationing in the 'Grove' and surrounding Seagrove Beach neighborhoods for the last twenty five years and have always been on the lookout for the 'special' beach house for our own. Our dreams were answered in September of 2012 with the purchase of 'Aquarius,' a reference to both Jill's birth sign and her life-long love of the beach and water. We have spent much time and effort readying the house for the rental market and we're pleased you've taken a few minutes to review our listing.

What makes this house unique

The house two lovely, large porches,the back porch is screened and very private and the front porch has a great swing - perfect place to have that first cup of coffee. A perfect, relaxing get away!


Seagrove Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • 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
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Aquarius has 2 1/2 baths. The master bath includes a double-sink vanity, double shower, and whirlpool tub. The upstairs hall bath features a tile-surround tub & shower, toilet, and vanity with mirror. There is a half-bath or lavatory in the downstairs hallway.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • Aquarius features sleeping accommodations for 8 people in 3 bedrooms: 1 king (Master Bedroom), 1 queen (Bedroom 2), and 1 bunk bed (2 twins), and 1 day bed (twin) that includes an additional trundle twin (Bedroom 3). The Master also includes a 40' HDTV.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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A wonderful place to enjoy the beach!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Aquarius was a gorgeous home and we loved our week-long stay!

  • 5 of 5

The home was gorgeous, fully equipped with everything we needed-- and in a beautiful neighborhood conveniently located to Seaside and the beach!! We will stay at Aquarius the next time we visit Seaside! It was perfect!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you stay with us again!
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Awesome home and great location!

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for my son's wedding, and enjoyed every aspect of the home! The location was excellent--very convenient to all attractions, and the home was exceptional. Thanks for a wonderful experience!! I'd definitely recommend--two thumbs up!!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach oasis

  • 5 of 5

This place is perfect! Will be staying again in the future!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent place to rent

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. The house is pretty, very comfortable and functional.

We enjoyed its location: close to the pool, short walk to the beach and proximity to Seaside restaurants.

The owner goes above and beyond to take good care of renters.

We recommend not only the house but also the neighborhood, beach and area. Owner is excellent too.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Please keep us in mind for your next beach vacation.
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Perfect location for our active family of 6!

  • 5 of 5

Pool and tennis courts were less than 50 yards away. Beach was a very pleasant 10 minute walk through the Grove neighborhood which is tree-lined and shady. Beach access is directly across 30A. House is beautiful and immaculate! Enjoyed the oversized chairs and swing on front porch and screened-in back porch. Highly recommend Aquarius.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for families!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and have been coming to Grove by the Sea for many years now. This house is well kept with a nice entertaining area and screened in porch!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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723 Whiskey Bravo
American Restaurant
Cowgirl Kitchen
Breakfast Restaurant
Seagrove Village Market
Seafood Restaurant
Surfing Deer
Fine Dining Restaurant
Pizza by the Sea at WaterColor Crossings
Pizza Restaurant
Cafe Thirty-A
American Restaurant
Angelina's Pizzeria & Pasta
Italian 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
Barefoot Barbeque
Barbecue Restaurant
Shrimp Shack
Seafood Restaurant
Taco Bar Seaside
Mexican Restaurant
Brozinni Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Pizza Bar Seaside
Pizza Restaurant
Mi Casita Mexican Grill
Mexican Restaurant
The Perfect Pig Gourmet Market
Fish Out of Water Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
The Gathering Spot at WaterColor Inn
Sushi Restaurant
Seaside Food Trucks
Fast Food Restaurant
Steamboat Grill
Bar & Grill
Old Florida Fish House
Seafood 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
Bruno’s Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
The Rolling Dog
Hot Dog Stand
Mile Marker Fifteen
Southern Restaurant (US)
Red's Chicken Shack
Chicken Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Marie's Bistro
Mediterranean Restaurant
Johnny McTighe's Irish Pub
Redds Fueling Station
Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Sea Grove Beach - Andalusia Street Beach Access

Safe, off-road trails and sidewalks (perfect for walking, jogging, and biking) provide easy access to the many wonderful nearby recreational areas just minutes from the 'Grove' which include: Grayton Beach (4 miles), Grayton Beach State Park (2.5 miles), Point Washington State Forest (1.5 miles) Deer Lake State Park (3.5 miles), and Camp Creek Golf Club (5 miles). The famous town of Seaside with its unique Florida Cottage architecture, many colorful homes, small shops, and restaurants is less than a mile away. The whole family will enjoy the many scheduled Seaside events held throughout the year, many of which are held nightly at the Seaside Amphitheater.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $175
Tax Rate 11.0%

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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