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Graceland by the Sea-Close To Beach Front Row On 30A, Private Hot Tub, Gulf View

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 2,843 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom Gulf View Beach House

Welcome to 'Graceland by the Sea' our luxury beach home in the exclusive and private community of Seacrest Beach North. It is located between Rosemary and Alys beach and is in close proximity to Seaside, Seagrove, Water Color, Destin and Panama City Beach. It is one of the most spacious and definitely the best location that Seacrest has to offer. It is located just steps away from the private beach with deeded access(approximately 200 yards) and is walking distance to shops, restaurants and bars as well. A private beach shuttle is also offered at no expense. One call away and they pick you up at your front door. This makes your trip to the beach much easier when you are carrying a large amount of gear or you need assistance with the elderly or children. Even closer than the beach is the legendary Seacrest 12,000 square foot swimming pool with waterfalls, fountains and two bath houses.

This three-story, four-bedroom / four bathroom home has been tastefully decorated to make you feel at home while on vacation. We offer a large selection of DVD's, board games, video games, etc. just in case of those unfortunate rainy days. We also have an outdoor hot tub located just off of the In-law suite. The manicured landscape does a great job of shading the hot tub area and provides great privacy as well.

The first floor has a large entrance way and spacious, private in law suite with kitchenette (sink, microwave, refrigerator, and ice maker)and two queen beds. French doors lead to the front porch where the hot tub is located.

The second floor features the main den area with gas log fireplace, fully integrated DVD audio system for indoor/outdoor use. It includes a common area bathroom (Shower/Tub Combo) which is directly beside the bedroom for easy access. Bedroom has two single Beds and is equipped with a flat screen TV and DVD player. Rear door of the bedroom leads to a balcony with panoramic views of the Seacrest village. The kitchen is furnished with stainless appliances and granite counter tops along with a built in wine chiller.

The third floor has a spacious master suite (king bed) and master bath with incredible gulf views from the private balcony. Also, on the third floor, there is another bedroom (queen) with private bath and beautiful views of the Seacrest Villas.

Shopping, outdoor concerts, and restaurants are a short walk away.

There are numerous bike rental companies with pick up & drop off service. Everything is within walking distance or just a phone call away. We provide a guide book to help you with your stay. It contains restaurant menus, activity fliers, entertainment brochures, babysitting services , delivery services for groceries and take out. Lastly, as a family tradition, we leave a large candy bowl dish out for our guest. Our family loves to cheat the diet while at the beach so we really would like you to do the same and join the family. Look forward to serving you!

More Details

Owner
Brandon Hanks
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Brandon Hanks

Our family resides in the Birmingham, AL area and we love to get together at the beach each year and enjoy what 30-A has to offer which is a family friendly laid back atmosphere like no other.

Brandon Hanks purchased this house in 2002

Why Brandon Hanks chose Florida

We settled in the Seacrest area 10-12 years ago and developed numerous homes within the Seacrest Beach North community. We immediately fell in love with the area and we saw how bright the future could be on 30-A. It has grown to levels that I could not have imagined 10 years ago but it has still maintained the small town neighborly feel. This is the first time we have opened Graceland by the Sea for rental to the public, but we are very excited about others enjoying what we have for so many years.

What makes this house unique

Location is the biggest advantage for Graceland by the Sea. Being so close to both the pool and beach is a huge advantage. We always have kids who prefer one or the other so having such a short walking distance is key. We chose this location specifically because of the beautiful sunsets and ocean views but we quickly saw other advantages as well. We have immediate access to 30-A and we are just a few minutes from Highway 98. It is nice to have the luxury of PCB and Destin so close but I promise you that a couple of days on 30A will make you forget about all of the hustle and bustle of your previous vacations.

Amenities

West Panama City Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2843 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bath 3rd Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Common Area Bath 2nd Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    In law suite bath 1st Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bath 3rd Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , jetted tub
  • 4 Bathrooms total. Master suite bath with jetted tub, dual vanity, and upright glass enclosure shower. 3rd floor guest bath has standard tub/shower combo and vanity. 2nd floor has tub/shower combo unit and centrally located for use by guest from the den or kids bedroom. In law suite on the 1st floor has combo shower/tub unit as well.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 2nd Floor Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Twin Beds with balcony
    3rd Floor Bedroom - 1 queen , Queen Bed with private bath and private balcony
    1st Floor In law Suite - 2 queen , Inlaw Suite, private bath, kitchenette, hot tub on porch
    3rd Floor Master Bedroom - 1 king , Large Master with Gulf view and private bath
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10-12, Beds for 10 and One Queen Air Mattress. King size bed in Master suite, flat screen tv, audio system indoor/outdoor speaker system, tons of closet space, jetted tub in bathroom. Master has beautiful view of the Gulf from the private 3rd floor balcony. 3rd floor guest bedroom has a queen bed, flat screen TV, private bathroom and balcony overlooking the Seacrest neighborhood. 2nd floor bedroom has 2 twin beds great for kids. Includes plenty of closet space, flat screen TV, and private balcony. 1st floor consists of a large in law suite with 2 queen beds, private bath, kitchenette (mini fridge, ice maker, sink, microwave). Also, it includes a hot tub (one of five homes with hot tubs in Seacrest) just outside on the bottom deck.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We provide a binder with many of the local restaurant menus, local attractions, etc. We also provide a starter pack of bottled water and a candy dish (our family likes to cheat the diet while at the beach) so we would like to make you feel at home just like one of the family.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
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Perfect House!

  • 5 of 5

This house was the perfect size and perfect location, only a very short walk to the beach. The house was very clean and had everything we needed. Brandon was so easy to work with and we appreciated that he communicated with us so well. We really liked the layout of the house, as it worked very well for two families. We have been to Seacrest Beach and the other beaches of 30A for the last 15 years or so, and this was our favorite rental by far. We look forward to booking Graceland by the Sea again in the future! Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing to spend your summer vacation with us at Graceland by the Sea. I am very happy to hear that you trip went well and more importantly glad to hear the house worked so well for your family. Please keep us in mind on your next visit to the area, we would love to have you guys back in the near future. Thanks again and best regards! Brandon "Graceland by the Sea"
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Our family really enjoyed our stay at Graceland by the Sea.

  • 5 of 5

This has been one of our favorite stays in Florida. We loved the area/neighborhood. We were walking distance to the pool and the beach. We enjoyed biking around Seacrest/Rosemary. Brandon was so helpful with any questions we had about the house or the area. The house was spacious and clean. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words regarding Graceland by the Sea. I am glad to hear that you family had a great week. We really appreciate you choosing to spend your vacation with us and please keep us in mind on your next visit to the 30A area. Brandon "Graceland by the Sea"
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Perfect location and plenty of room for a family of 12

  • 5 of 5

We had 8 adults and 4 children in our family staying at Graceland of the Sea. The house is in such a PERFECT location. It is right between Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach. We walked or biked everywhere which was so nice to not have to move our car once we arrived. This house is located at the front of the community so it is very close the beach access and even closer to the pool. The pool is SO nice and big. There was plenty of room, never had to fight over chairs with other guests and the different pool areas kept the kids entertained.

Each bedroom was very spacious, had it's own balcony and had it's own bathroom. The kitchen was well stocked and had everything we needed. There were tons of movies/DVDs and family games for entertainment. The kitchen and living room were on the second floor and the kids stayed on the first floor as well as the 3rd floor and you could not hear any noise from the second floor after kids went to bed.

We fell in love with this house, location and community! Would HIGHLY recommend! We can't wait to come back and stay here!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your recent stay at Graceland by the Sea. Reviews like this paint a good description of both the location and amenities that are sometimes difficult for myself to describe to potential renters. It is great to hear that the Seacrest HOA is doing such a good job with the pool as well, they have made many strides over this off season to ensure that the Seacrest North guest and owners enjoy the pool without overcrowding & other communities overflow. Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay, once again I wanted to let you know that we really enjoyed having your family this summer and would love to have you back again in the near future. Best Regards, Brandon "Graceland by the Sea"
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5

We loved this house! Perfect location and very clean!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation and enjoyed staying in this house. It is a beautiful home and feels very comfortable. The owner is amazing and was very helpful when we were planning our trip. I would highly recommend staying in this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing Graceland by the Sea on your recent visit to 30A and we also appreciate the kind words in your review. We really enjoyed having you as our guest this summer and pleased to hear that you had a great vacation. Once again, thank you from our family and please keep us in mind for future visits to the area. Best Regards, Brandon "Graceland by the Sea"
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Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Graceland by the sea is a beautiful home. It is well appointed and very roomy for a larger family or group. It is an easy walking distance to both the Beach and the pool. Brandon was very responsive to any questions we had. It was a wonderful trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again for choosing Graceland by the Sea and I really appreciate your kind words regarding the property and the overall experience. We enjoyed having you as our guest this Summer, please keep us in mind for you next visit to the area. Best Regards, Brandon Graceland by the Sea
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Great property!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and very nice property!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Bay County International Airport PCB, FL
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Shades at the Loop
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Troon Golf's Camp Creek
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
George's of Alys Beach
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Beaches of South Walton (Seacrest Beach)

Graceland by the Sea is located on the hottest and most talked about area of the Emerald Coast. The Beaches of South Walton better known as 30-A are made up of 15 individual communities each forming a different personality since the inception. Seacrest is best known for its central location between Rosemary Beach and the more recent build out of Alys Beach. It boast the highest sand dunes along 30-A and it includes the Deer Lake State Park for all of you nature lovers. Our home is one of the largest homes and best located rentals in all of Seacrest. It sits directly on 30-A which allows for beautiful sunsets and ocean views with only a short 200 yard stroll to the beach. A private beach shuttle is provided as well, just a phone call away and they pick you up right at your front door. Our home is located even closer to the legendary 12,000 square foot Seacrest Pool. There are over 15 top notch restaurants within walking distance to Graceland by the Sea. I have made numerous trips where my car never moved out of the driveway. Along with the fantastic dining options, there are tons of options when it comes to specialty shops, clothing retailers, etc. Seacrest is positioned almost in the middle of Panama City Beach and Destin. PCB is a short 15-20 min. drive while Destin takes closer to 30 mins. to navigate. There are numerous activities in the Panama City area such as Pier Park, Gulf World, Shipwreck Island Water Park, and a never ending list of deep sea or inshore fishing charters. Destin has many draws as well including the Baytowne Wharf, Silver Sands Outlet Center, and the newly constructed Harbor Walk Village. Both PCB and Destin are great but once you make a visit to 30-A, you will see why this hidden gem is now the main attraction on the Gulf Coast. Currently, there is new construction of a shopping development in the Inlet Beach area called 30Avenue. This will be less than 2 minutes from our home. There is another shopping center that adjoins Seacrest North. It was recently purchased by a new development and they have done an excellent job bringing in a wide selection of small kiosk style shopping hubs ranging from a bagel shop to a high end doggy boutique, even a small pub with a great courtyard (includes a great splash pad for the kids while you relax). Take in a wine tasting at Rosemary, maybe a late night movie with the kids at the Alys Beach outdoor area or just sit back and listen to the music at the Seacrest pool. As you can see, there is no wrong answer.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Damage Insurance $79

All bookings are handled through Homeaway's payment system. 11.5% additional tax, $195 cleaning fee and $85 damage waiver are required. Garage unit will be locked out along with one small hallway closet on the 3rd floor. Holiday weekends such as Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day are $2,900 per week. Exceptions can be made for shorter time periods throughout the Spring, Fall, and Winter.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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