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

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


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

Brandon Hanks
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 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.


West Panama City Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • 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 ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • 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
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.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Graceland by the Sea-Close To Beach Front Row On 30A, Private Hot Tub, Gulf View
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

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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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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Great location in Seacrest

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Graceland. Conviently located from the pool and beach access. Brandon was curtious and prompt when a question arose.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing Graceland by the Sea. We know that there are numerous options on 30A so we really appreciate your family choosing us for your recent visit to South Walton. Also, I am really glad to hear that your stay was enjoyable and I hope that you will keep us in mind the next time that you visit our area. Best Regards, Brandon "Graceland by the Sea"
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Great house! Fully stocked.

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing- plenty of room for everyone, kitchen and living room area is much larger than it appears in pictures. The hot tub was wonderful and absolutely necessary because it was a much colder than expected week. The best thing about the house, other than the proximity to everything, was the fact that the bathrooms and kitchen were fully stocked, including dishes, cleaning supplies, and things like spices.

Great stay, would stay again!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would like to take this opportunity to thank you again for choosing Graceland by the Sea for your Spring Break Holiday visit to 30A. We strive to make sure the house feel like home so we really appreciate your comments regarding the stocked items. Once again, thank you for your kind comments and please keep us in mind for future travel to Seacrest.
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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.


Rates & Availability

West Panama City Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2
Jul 9 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Jul 29 2017 - Jul 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Jul 30 2017 - Jul 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Aug 3 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Aug 13 2017 - Nov 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 1
Jan 3 2018 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 1 2018 - Apr 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Apr 8 2018 - Apr 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Apr 9 2018 - Apr 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Apr 11 2018 - Apr 12 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Apr 13 2018 - Apr 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2
Apr 14 2018 - May 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
May 26 2018 - Aug 11 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 11.5%

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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