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On 30A! Outdoor "living room balcony," jacuzzi, 5-star reviews, walk to Rosemary

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Ultra-comfortable Studio/1br, large bath, Travertine floors & full-size Fridge!

Welcome to this recently remodeled unit at the popular INN AT SEACREST BEACH! You will be in a corner unit, on building's preferred west side; your balcony overlooks the pool area, with relaxing Gulf water views straight across Highway 30A. Only the corner units offer an oversized 90-degree wrap-around balcony! It's been called an "outdoor living room" by guests. All interior units in the building have a balcony ledge, boxed in.

Your covered balcony features 3 different seating areas. You can enjoy reading, hot morning coffee, wine at happy hour, or enjoying dinner during a showstopper sunset over Alys Beach!

Exceptionally comfortable, this is an owner-maintained unit. It has great attention to detail, fresh special linens, and some extras not customary on 30A --- including early check-in about 2PM and/or late check-out whenever available (90% of the time). Also, there's no key or "meet-up" to worry about! Our door has a secure app-controlled keypad code. You will receive a personalized PIN code that changes for each guest. Enjoy your stress-free arrival and departure, on your own timetable.

This is the only one of 3 *corner units* in the entire building available for rent, and the only one overlooking the pool vs. parking lots.

Walk or bike to the best that "Highway 30A" has to offer! This popular east end of 30A is more bicycle and pedestrian-friendly with multiple crosswalk signal lights, and oversized bike paths. You can leave your car until you're departing. This is a nice 10-minute walk to Rosemary Beach, and a 3-minute walk over to Alys Beach.


---Full-size refrigerator with icemaker.

---Upscale, light-colored travertine floors (not dark tile as in all other units).

---Large, comfy microsuede couch. (Not a pull-out but can easily accommodate a child, or for napping.)

---Closet stocked with hangars, iron, board, blanket, etc.

---Wall-mounted flat-screen TV.

---Granite kitchen countertop. Custom stone backsplash. Toaster oven, microwave, wine glasses, cooking plate and pots, blender, the works.

---USB plugs in electrical outlets. Conveniently at kitchen counter, to charge your many devices.

---Clean, open bathroom with oversized counter space, large drawers, and hotel-style "U"-shaped curtain rod.

With our compliments, the first day's coffee and hot tea is set-up to get you going! We have "sleeps 4" because we have hosted families traveling with two toddlers or a teenager --- some of our best reviews! We will leave an extra sheet set for the couch if needed, and there is plenty of room next to the couch to set up a Pac-n-Play.

Sleeping in? Need a nap after the beach? You will enjoy extra windows (found only on corner condo units) for both natural light and lazy-day cross breezes. Just lock together heavy sailcloth curtains, to sleep in past sunrise --- or take a power nap in the quiet, cool dark! Relax and recharge on a pillowtop mattress, fresh upscale linens, and upholstered headboard.


The Inn at Seacrest Beach is four floors high. It is far more compact than all nearby condo properties, allowing for more privacy and less foot traffic that's common in nearby neighborhoods. No sunrise morning commotion of food deliveries to retail venues! Plenty of off-street parking. Two large bike storage areas, with awning covers. Seacrest Beach is nestled between Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach, two of most gorgeous enclaves on 30A to explore. If you're not staying somewhere fronting 30A, you're missing out!

This is also one of the very few properties in all 22 miles of 30A that has both a pool and hot tub/Jacuzzi. The Jacuzzi is heated all year long! (Yes, some properties do not heat their Jacuzzi in "off-season.") This is the only portion of high-rent eastern 30A with buried electrical lines = far better balcony views with no wires dangling in your pictures. Trust us, we know of such things.


---The unit is professionally cleaned after each stay, and the linens and towel sets are solely for this unit. Your linens are not "beat up," and they are not circulating among multiple rental properties under a property management service.

---There is not currently WiFi in the unit --- one less expense to pass on to guests while keeping rates low and value high! So bring your hotspot. There are plenty of restaurants and venues that have free WiFi in walking distance, too.

---Look over the Reviews. Make sure a lot of travelers recommend the property you want to book not just a handful of "friends and family" posting love notes.

---All quotes include 11% for state sales tax and this county's tourism tax. We follow the law. DON'T RISK your reservation with someone not charging taxes, or not charging the legal 11% total... We've seen some very unfortunate situations.

Send us an inquiry with your dates for a fast, detailed quote! Or, use the "Book It Now" function to lock in dates, and we'll confirm your reservation promptly.

More Details

Kelly Anne
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Kelly Anne

After spending 20 years traveling to 30A and South Walton for R&R trips and renting all kinds of places (some great, some not-so-great), I decided to buy some of my own and share “value stays” with others. I was raised on the water in South Florida (8 hours away). As much as I love that area, there are no better beaches in America than South Walton County's along 30A. It's that simple. The quartz mineral creates an extra soft, white-white cool sand that is just stunning and found only in this region.

Kelly Anne purchased this condo in 2014

Why Kelly Anne chose Seacrest Beach

The Inn at Seacrest Beach building is the best spot on 30A for newcomers and veteran travelers alike. It's not fussy. It’s private, straight-forward, and you’ll love the no-hassle parking. With more than 20 enclaves/communities to choose from over 15+ miles, it's the best value for the money, no question. But it is also the quietest, being away from the hubbub that starts very early and goes very late in many other enclaves that have a lot of businesses and rentals with a big footprint. We don’t have ANY retail or restaurants on ground floor or nearby with deliveries coming and going, etc.

What makes this condo unique

The wrap-around balcony makes for stunning sunset-watching, although most folks walk down front and center to the sand. The balcony has THREE different seating areas for multiple options. I stocked this condo the way I would want to live in if I had to! Includes white porcelain china, stemless wine glasses, the works. There is a coffee/hot tea and condiments pack to get you through your first morning! Bathroom is stocked like a hotel's would be. As mentioned in the write-up, linens are more upscale *and do not travel among multiple properties with a big management firm or cleaning service.* Everything is more hands-on.


Seacrest Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen w/mattress cover + pillowtop. Sofa is not a pullout, but has a deep seat area and has accommodated one or two small children. We're happy to remove side tables or kitchen barstools to make room for a pack-n-play, for example.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming


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On 30A! Outdoor "living room balcony," jacuzzi, 5-star reviews, walk to Rosemary
average rating of 4.830986 based on 71 reviews

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  • 3 of 5

The room was fine- we rented this particular unit for the large balcony space- we spend most of our time outside. The problem was this unit is right next to a large maintenance yard- people were there all weekend roofing one of the buildings and we found it awkward spending any time on the balcony with the workers at eye level. The workers were there early and didn’t leave till late so we were indoors way more than we wanted to be-

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice location. Beautiful sunsets off he balcony every night.

  • 5 of 5

Nice location. Communicative host.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad your quick getaway worked out! There's always something going on around 30A, even in the "off season." Fall and winter are great to enjoy the peaceful quiet and a walk on the beach or reading on the balcony!
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Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Walking distance to restaurants and the beach! This is a great place to stay, the owner is very attentive and the place was exactly as pictured. We will return!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We appreciate having return guests and give them some special considerations, so be sure to mention it when you book in the future.
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Great Little studio style

  • 4 of 5

The place was perfect for what we needed and bed was comfy as well as towels were good.

The outside porch is the best and it was nice to have access to a pool.The only downside was no wifi,but all else was super.Its great for just two people because it's small but perfect location to many things.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were there during Irma deciding to go or stay. Kelly Anne was super during our stay letting us know about any change of weather. The week turned out beautiful with only 1 day of rain. The condo was very clean and close to the beach with an easy walk. Been around the world and there are not to many beaches this beautiful. We will be back for a quick vacation soon.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ernie, I was so glad this worked out. Thanks for "going with the flow" as we stayed tuned in, and happy you had a good getaway.
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Great condo!

  • 5 of 5

Our condo was perfect for our needs. Kelly was very helpful with anything we needed including changing our passcode to our door when it didn't work correctly. The unit was exactly as you see online, very clean and quaint. The pool was never busy which was a plus!! The "private" beach does accommodate quite a few guests in the area so it was pretty packed. After that experience, we decided to jump in the car and head to the public beach access just less than 5 min away which was perfectly fine with us! We will definitely check out Kelly's other condo options in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nestled right between Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach, Seacrest Beach is by far the more affordable option and conveniently located to everything --- walk or bike to anything!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Booking Admin Fee $10 + Tax
Cleaning Service $79 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until a reservation is paid for and thus recorded as "confirmed." Refunds agreed upon are less credit card transaction fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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