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Come on in! The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.

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Last updated: 07/16/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enjoy a short 3 minute stroll to the gorgeous beaches of Seacrest when you stay at 'Secret of Life,' a three bedroom, three bath home located in Magnolia Cottages by the Sea. This one-story cottage has all you need for the perfect family vacation or long-weekend with your friends. Nestled in the sand dunes and native brush of Seacrest Beach, you'll enjoy the natural, quiet setting of the cottage. Pavered streets add a neighborly feel to the homes. Just north of 30-A, you are only steps from the private beach walkover.

'Secret of Life' sleeps eight people. Master bedroom: Pillow-top king-size bed with private bath and jacuzzi bathtub and new flat screen TV.. Guest Bedroom: Pillow-top queen-size bed with private bath and new flat screen TV. Bunk room: Four beds with new wall-mounted TV with DVD.

Jenn-Air appliances and granite countertops greet you in the kitchen. It is stocked with the essentials you need to get started. A full size washer and dryer are also provided for you.

You will love the airy and serene living area and it's 46 inch plasma tv with digital cable and premium channels. A built-in speaker system that easily accommodates an iPod and a high speed wi-fi connection are additional upgrades you'll enjoy.

For the outdoor lovers, you will appreciate the largest screened-in porch Magnolia has to offer. This second living area comes complete with a full-sized sofa, loveseat glider and chair. Bright cushions and year-round wicker will put the happy in happy hour! There is also a table and chairs for your morning coffee.

The shared swimming pool is just steps from our cottage or take a brief stroll to the beach. Grab the bikes and take a cruise on the 30-A bike path. Head to Rosemary Beach or the shops of Seaside for the afternoon. Or bike to a local park for an upclose look at nature. Bring your golf clubs for world-renowned golfing at area courses. And don't forget about the shopping on 30-A as well as the famous outlet malls of Destin!

Oh, and the BEACH!...Enjoy using beach chairs and umbrellas that are provided for you!

We'd love to have you as our guests at 'Secret of Life.'

Keywords: House, cottage, beach cottage, beach house, cozy, comfy

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age of 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 4 26' bikes, 4 beach chairs, 2 beach umbrellas, High-Speed internet, Built-in speakers, Jacuzzi tub in master Bath, Large Screened-in porch...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) TV's in all bedrooms and living....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    New linens throughout...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Driveway for 2 car parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full size...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jul 9 - Aug 12, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,139
Early Fall
Aug 13 - Oct 28, 2016
3 night min stay
$239
Winter
Oct 29 - Mar 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$189

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning $200 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Holiday Weeks (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years): $209/night


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

Why the Owner Chose Magnolia Cottages by the Sea (Seacrest Beach, Cocoa Beach, FL, USA):
Our family first discovered the wonders of 30-A in 1997. We were instantly charmed by the beautiful beaches and low key family atmosphere. As the years flew by, we found ourselves returning to the beaches of South Walton again and again. Each trip brought more excellent meals, unique shopping, carefree bike rides, memorable laughs, and peaceful togetherness. As we made the decision to purchase a home for our family, we knew that Magnolia Cottages by the Sea was an ideal location. Seaside, Watercolor, Alys, and Rosemary Beach are minutes away. Many bike rides are made to Alys and Rosemary for breakfast and lunch! IF you choose to leave the serenity of 30-A behind, both Destin and Panama City Beach are easy drives as well. We truly enjoy our home and hope that you will find the peace that we do when we are there.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Family friendly home with an open floorplan. Large screened-in porch is a wonderful bonus! The cottage is close to pool and steps to the beach!


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Speaks: english

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  • Come on in! The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.

    Come on in! The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.

  • Peaceful dining area

    Peaceful dining area

  • Well equipped kitchen

    Well equipped kitchen

  • Tranquil master with king bed and flat screen

    Tranquil master with king bed and flat screen

  • Queen bedroom bath

    Queen bedroom bath

  • Great bedroom for kids! Includes wall mounted flat screen TV/DVD

    Great bedroom for kids! Includes wall mounted flat screen TV/DVD

  • The back porch is a favorite spot...for reading, napping, or visiting.

    The back porch is a favorite spot...for reading, napping, or visiting.

  • Enjoy an al fresco meal

    Enjoy an al fresco meal

  • Perfect location. The pool gate as seen from the trail to the cottage

    Perfect location. The pool gate as seen from the trail to the cottage

  • Great neighborhood pool (heated in the cooler weather)!

    Great neighborhood pool (heated in the cooler weather)!

  • The perfect spot to relax and relish the Secret of Life

    The perfect spot to relax and relish the Secret of Life

  • Great open floor plan

    Great open floor plan

  • Long breakfast bar with granite countertops

    Long breakfast bar with granite countertops

  • Relaxing queen bedroom with private bath and flat screen TV

    Relaxing queen bedroom with private bath and flat screen TV

  • Third bathroom

    Third bathroom

  • "Enjoy yourself, it's later than you think"! ;-)

    "Enjoy yourself, it's later than you think"! ;-)

  • Large screened in porch truly adds to the living area

    Large screened in porch truly adds to the living area

  • Nestled in nature

    Nestled in nature

  • Wonderful trails for kids to explore

    Wonderful trails for kids to explore

  • I'm a reader and couldn't resist posting one of my all time favorite bookstores.

    I'm a reader and couldn't resist posting one of my all time favorite bookstores.

VRBO #61304

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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