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Sand In Your Sox~2 Masters, 5 Decks, Outdoor Kitchen, Near Beach, Pool & Dining!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom/3.5 Bath, Outdoor Kitchen, 5 Minute Walk to Beach, Pool & Shops!

This amazing, beautifully furnished home is located just steps away from the 12,000 square foot lagoon pool at Seacrest Beach and fewer than 500 yards from a deeded beach access. Its layout is conducive to entertaining and features plenty of room for guests. The kitchen, living and dining room areas are open to one another with a beautiful new tile floor that looks like hardwood. The living and dining rooms have convenient access to the covered deck with an outdoor kitchen that features not only a built-in grill, but a double basin sink, refrigerator and stainless steel counter with plenty of cabinets. There is also a new outdoor dining set that seats six.

The kitchen features granite counters, stainless steel appliances that include a separate ice maker and gas range, as well as a breakfast bar. The kitchen is fully stocked with a brand new side by side door refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, blender, griddle, pots, pans, dishes and utensils. A starter supply of paper towels, toilet paper and detergent are provided. A laundry room with full size washer and dryer units is located just off the kitchen and features access to the back of the home and driveway where an outdoor shower is located for easy clean up after a fun day at the beach. The family room located right off the kitchen has two new, comfy Pottery Barn couches, two new wicker chairs and large, new, flat screen TV. There are double doors that lead to the back, private covered deck. Tile floors that look like hardwood carry throughout the main living areas. In the breakfast nook, is a large custom built dining table with an “L” shaped bench with plenty of seating for ten.

When you walk through the front door, there is an open foyer with a powder room and a hall closet. The first of two master bedrooms is conveniently located on the main level floor. It features hardwood floors, a king size bed, large walk-in closet as well as a private bath with a jetted tub.

There are three additional bedrooms on the second floor, one of which is the grand, master suite which is separated from the other two bedrooms by a hallway. There is a king size bed, new flat screen TV, a large walk-in closet as well as a private, covered deck. A comfy four piece conversation patio set is the perfect place to relax on the covered deck. In the master bath is a Jacuzzi tub, separate tiled shower, a double vanity and breakfast bar with mini fridge and coffee maker. There is plenty of cabinet space for towels and other linens. Down the hall, also on the second floor, are two additional bedrooms, one with a king size bed and the other with two twin beds both with large closets and new TVs. There is shared bathroom in the hallway with a double sink and separate room for the shower and toilet.

The third-floor loft features a twin bed with trundle and provides a perfect place to lounge around and relax. This is a great place for kids to hang out, play games or watch TV. There are two sun decks off the loft, one of which faces north and the other west to capture sunsets. The one sun deck has two new lounge chairs with ottomans and a side table and a bistro set on the other sun deck. Both sets of double doors to the sun decks were replaced this past August.

Seacrest Beach is ideally located between Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach, placing plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment options within easy reach. Convenient tram service is provided during the summer and early fall months to the nearby deeded beach access.

Sleeping for 10 people:

Bedroom 1: King bed main floor master with private bath

Bedroom 2: King bed 2nd floor master with private bath

Bedroom 3: Keen bed 2nd floor with shared hall bath

Bedroom 4: Two twin beds 2nd floor with shared hall bath

Bedroom 5: Twin bed with twin trundle 3rd floor loft

Features of the house:

• 4 bedrooms plus loft (3 king beds and 4 twin beds) / 3.5 bathrooms

• Sleeps maximum of 10 people (including two master bedrooms)

• Fully equipped kitchen for all your cooking and entertaining needs (microwave, coffee maker, toaster, blender, hand mixer, griddle, crockpot, pots, pans, utensils, dishes, serving platters and spices)

• Outdoor kitchen with gas grill, fridge and double sink and plenty of counter space...perfect for entertaining.

• Equipped with beach towels, boogie boards, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, beach toys and a cooler.

• Outdoor hot and cold showers.

• 3 covered porches and 2 sun decks.

• Baby gates and booster seat available.

• Parking available for two cars in the side driveway and open parking in any of the gravel spots on the street.

• Short walk to the white sandy beaches with complimentary beach shuttle from March to October.

• Resort style Lagoon Pool is half a block away from the house

We purchased the house in May 2014 and have done many upgrades to the home, including:

• Added a key pad to the front door and back door (into the laundry room).

• New Pottery Barn couches and new wicker chairs for the family room.

• New tile floor that looks like hardwood on first floor kitchen, living and dining rooms.

• New, large, custom built dining table with “L” shaped bench and seating for ten.

• New refrigerator with filtered water/ice dispenser on door.

• New outdoor dining set with a large rectangle table that seats six.

• New four piece outdoor conversation patio set for the deck off the second floor master bedroom.

• New lounge chairs with ottomans and table for the third floor sun deck.

• New doors were installed on the third floor to both sun decks.

• New chair and love seat in the loft.

• New outdoor bistro set on the back deck.

• New, flat screen TV's in all the bedrooms, loft and family room with DIRECTV and DVR capability.

• New carpeting in second and third floor bedrooms.

• New mattresses for the king size beds.

• All new white linens and bath towels.

The house is large enough to give families their space but also has several common areas where families can gather together. The location is absolutely ideal. Whenever we stay at the house, we use the car to go grocery shopping and then never need to use it again!

More Details

Suzanne and Ken Ross
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About Suzanne and Ken Ross

Ken and I are both originally from the north…Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Hence, the house name “Sand In Your Sox”…our dog is even named Fenway! Growing up in New England, we spent many vacations on the beaches of Cape Cod and Narragansett. We moved to the Atlanta area in 2006 but still managed to take our three kids to the beach for vacations. Our family has vacationed in Seacrest for the past three years. We absolutely love the area of 30A and all it has to offer and we enjoyed the area more with each visit.

When we decided to purchase a vacation home, the Seacrest community made perfect sense. Vacationing in Seacrest, is like going back in time. The kids are safe to ride their bikes, walk to shops, play on the beach or at the pool. We love being able to walk to the shops and restaurants in Rosemary or hang out at Peddler’s Pavilion in Seacrest (a two minute walk from the house). Our 'must visit' restaurants are George's at Alys Beach, La Cocina in Peddler’s Pavilion, Wild Olive, Cowgirl Kitchen and La Crema in Rosemary. Our children love the Sugar Shack, The Sweet Peddler, Orange Leaf (yogurt) and Charlie's Donut Truck. With all this eating, it's nice to get up in the morning and walk or bike the wonderful trail along 30A and take some time to explore the beautiful homes along the way. Seacrest is the perfect vacation destination for the whole family.

Suzanne and Ken Ross purchased this house in 2014

Why Suzanne and Ken Ross chose Seacrest

While on Spring Break in 2014, my daughters and I were staying down the street when we rode by this home. My older daughter said, “I love all the decks and the color of the house”! I noticed that it was for sale. It was definitely one of those moments where you are in the right place at the right time. We were thrilled to purchase this home. The location which is on a quiet side street at the front of the neighborhood is wonderful. You can easily walk or ride bikes to shops, restaurants, beaches and the neighborhood pool.

If you have rented this home before, it was called Catching Some Zz’s.

What makes this house unique

Of course, we love the location of the home at the front of the neighborhood…close to everything! There are many things we love about this home. The layout of the home is different than the typical homes in Seacrest which tend to be a long narrow house with sequential rooms and no hallway. Our house sits sideways on the lot and when you walk into the home there is actually a foyer with a closet and powder room. There is a wooded lot behind the house. The front of the house looks down a quiet side street.

The two master bedrooms, one on the first floor and one on the second floor makes the home perfect for two families to vacation together. The house is large enough to give families the space they need but the home also offers great areas to gather as a group. On our last trip to the house, my son brought his guitar and we hung out in the family and dining room singing and listening to him play.

The first floor master bedroom is off to one side of the house while the kitchen, family and dining rooms are on the other side of the house. There are five decks…three of them covered and the two on the third floor are sun decks. There is a huge covered deck on the side of the house that wraps around to the back of the house. This is where the outdoor kitchen and dining set are located, our favorite "room" in the house. The second floor master suite is huge with its own private deck. And over Labor Day weekend, we watched fireworks from the two sun decks on the third floor.

I fell in love with the kitchen's granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and gas stove. There is also a separate ice maker which is a must when vacationing at the beach. Off the kitchen is the laundry room with a door to the backyard and outdoor shower. Also unique to the home is a private driveway with parking for two cars and plenty of parking in front of the house. Many other homes in Seacrest don't offer a private driveway.


Seacrest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - First floor powder room.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Main floor master bath.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second floor hall bath with double sinks.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Second floor master bath, rain shower, fridge, coffee maker.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Second floor Master Bedroom with deck and private bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Second floor with king bed.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Second floor with two twin beds.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main floor Master Bedroom with private bath.
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Loft - Day bed with two twin mattresses and 2 sun decks.
  • We also have a Pack-n-play, a booster seat and two baby gates. Please bring your own crib sheets.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Free Private Beach Shuttle Service in season - just call the Shuttle number, and they'll be at your door - no charge! 850-259-6005 The Shuttle runs daily from March through October (9am-6pm).


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Sand In Your Sox~2 Masters, 5 Decks, Outdoor Kitchen, Near Beach, Pool & Dining!
average rating of 4.9180326 based on 61 reviews
St. Louis, MO

Perfect for our group

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year we have rented Sand in Your Sox for a stay during the 30A Songwriters Festival. The space is great for our group. We are friends with many of the musicians so we often have visitors and impromptu jam sessions in the living room. We make good use of the outdoor kitchen to trade burgers for songs. Suzanne has been a joy to work with and we’ve been very happy and comfortable in the house. We’ll be back next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Munich, Germany

Wonderful house, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Sand in Your Sox! It was perfect for our group of 9. Lots of space, nice and clean, beautifully decorated, comfortable. The house is in a great location with an easy walk to the beach or walk into the cute town of Rosemary Beach. We loved the outdoor Christmas Eve candlelight service in Rosemary Beach. And the farmers market there was an added bonus. Great restaurants, cute shops, everything you need close by. We also loved renting bikes. A great area to explore that way! We definitely will be back in the future!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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So luxuriously comfortable with an unbeatable location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic Thanksgiving stay! The home is everything represented and more. So well appointed but so very comfortable... we all loved the huge table for meals and conversation. Also, Suzanne responded to our few initial questions very quickly. And this may seem like a small thing but it was so lovely to have a reasonable selection of herbs and spices in the cabinet to use... so thoughtful!

Retail, restaurants and the beach are within easy walking distance with many more a short drive away.

What a perfect time of year to visit - thanks so much for opening your home!!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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A great time for the family in Seacrest!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for a holiday and Wedding. All of us were very comfortable, there were eight! Hung out on the porches in the evening. Plenty of room for two or three groups to have privacy. One of our first family trips to Florida and we had a wonderful time.

Thank you Suzanne and Ken.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Vacation in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

The community this home is in is the perfect location! It’s close to the beach with free shuttle service, but only a short walk! Also, the pool was stunning and huge! Plenty of space for everyone to enjoy. The home was perfect for our group of 10 including 6 adults and 4 children. We all loved being able to walk everywhere....the coffee shop, lunch, and lots of other delicious family friendly dining options. The home was clean and comfortable with an amazing outdoor space. We would definitely go back. We had the perfect vacation and many priceless memories to last a lifetime!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Fun Meeting

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time - used the property as our "Main" house for our meeting. The layout was perfect and the meeting was such a success we are coming back and I know of two other meetings that want your house!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Northwest Beaches International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Acme Ice House
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Camp Creek Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
La Cocina Mexican Grill
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Across 30A from the neighborhood's front entrance
Car: not necessary

There is so much to do in Seacrest and you are just steps to Rosemary Beach, between Destin and Panama City Beach. The neighborhood 12,000 square foot pool is half a block from the house and you are a 5 minute walk to the beach.

The beach is located across 30A from the main entrance. The Beach Chair Company is located on the beach and in addition to renting beach chairs, you can rent paddle boards, kayaks and even a fire pit!

If you it is a rainy day or you just need a break from the beach, Pier Park is a ten minute drive and is a premiere shopping center. Among the 124 stores, Pier Park features Target, Forever 21, Dillards, JCPenneys and Marshalls. The outdoor property boasts many dining and entertainment options: A movie at the Grand IMAX Theater… dinner, drinks, and dueling pianos at Rum Runners Tropical Grill…or live music at Tootsies.

A little further past Pier Park are two fun museums. Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum boasting galleries of the weird, strange, and bizarre! Ripley’s 7D Moving Theater takes you on an amazing, interactive journey. Across the street is the Wonderworks Museum is an 'amusement park' for the mind with 35,000 square feet of “edu-tainment”. The attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination.

Peddlers Pavilion, located in Seacrest Beach, is a collection of fun and funky restaurants and shops, including:

Peddlers 30A Bikes & Beach Life - 9am-6pm daily

Bike & Golf Cart Rentals -

The Sweet Peddler - 12pm-10pm daily, Saturdays 5pm-10pm

Cool Candy & Yummy Bikes -

Peddlers Pub - 11am-10pm daily

Beer & Wine

30A Bagels & Coffee - 6:30am-11am daily

Breakfast Sandwiches & Intelligentsia Coffee - Find us on Intagram!

Allison Wickey at the Pavillion - 12pm-5ish daily

Studio & Gallery Boutique -

Raw & Juicy - 8am-2pm daily

Tasty Honest Organics To-Go -

LMN - 11am-10pm daily

Womens Clothing & Accessories Boutique -

Shrimp Whiskers - Open daily at 4pm

Steamed Shrimp -

Sir Arthur's Gourmet Dog Treats - Open daily

Gourmet Dog Treats -

ToobyDoo Children's Boutique - Open daily

Baby Boys Girls Beach Shop -


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cancellation Policy: Should you need to cancel, we will refund your deposit (less $100 cancellation fee) if we rent the house during the time you had previously reserved.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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