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On 30A! 5-star reviews, with big rare wrap-around balcony+Jacuzzi+extra-clean!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Ultra-comfortable Studio/1br, Large Bath, Travertine floors & Full-size Fridge!

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Welcome to this recently remodeled unit at the popular INN AT SEACREST BEACH! You will be in a corner unit, on building's west side. So, your balcony overlooks the pool area (not the parking lots), 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 (see photos). Interior units have more of a balcony ledge, boxed in.

Fully covered, your balcony features 3 different seating areas, to enjoy reading, hot morning coffee, or wine and amazing sunset views at happy hour!

Exceptionally comfortable, this is an owner-maintained unit with a great attention to detail, always extra fresh 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!

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 lot.

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.

FULLY STOCKED UNIT

---FULL-SIZE refrigerator with icemaker.

---Upscale, light-colored travertine floors (not dark tile).

---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.

---Several tables to place luggage.

---Wall-mounted flat-screen TV, up and out of the way.

---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 PERFECT LOCATION -- A SMALL, QUIET BUILDING NEAR EVERYTHING!*

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. Plenty of off-street parking. Two large bike storage areas, with awning covers. You might not need your car again until you leave! 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, with the water views and listening to the waves, 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.

A FEW FINAL NOTES:

---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 --- or there are plenty of restaurants and venues that have free WiFi in walking distance.

---Our weekly rates provide an automatic 15%-20% off!

---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

Owner
Kelly Anne
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Kelly Anne

After spending 15 years traveling to '30A' for R&R --- and renting all kinds of places (some great, some not-so-great) --- I decided to buy. I was raised on the water in South Florida. 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. And they treat them right.

Kelly Anne purchased this condo in 2014

Why Kelly Anne chose Beaches of South Walton

The Inn at Seacrest Beach building is the best spot on 30A for newcomers and veteran travelers alike. It's not fussy -- it's both private and straight-forward. 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, deliveries coming and going at all hours, etc.

What makes this condo unique

I stocked this condo the way I would want to live in it if I had to.... !!! Nice white porcelain china, stemless wine glasses, and we set up a coffee/hot tea and condiments pack to get you through your first morning! Bathroom is stocked like a hotel's would be. The wrap-around balcony makes for stunning sunset-watching (if you're not front and center on the beach!)

Amenities

Seacrest Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(58 traveler reviews)

On 30A! 5-star reviews, with big rare wrap-around balcony+Jacuzzi+extra-clean!
average rating of 4.8448277 based on 58 reviews
5

Perfect for Alys Beach weddings

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful unit - so cute, clean and very walkable to Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach. Kelly Anne was also very accommodating and helpful with ideas of things to do that only locals may know about. She even offered us a late checkout since our flight was delayed and we didn't arrive until 3AM. We came to 30A for a wedding a Alys Beach and we were able to walk to and from the wedding easily. Perfect location for a couple's quiet getaway.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful couple to host! Love to provide some extra check out time when possible, especially for extra-weary travelers ;-) to be able to pull and create more vacation memories!
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5

Perfect Romantic Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This place is so neat! Clean, updated, and beautifully decorated! Just right for a couple and the couch is comfortable enough if you had a child could sleep there! The balcony is awesome, nice wrap around with nice comfortable furniture! Oh and the location is the best! Walking distance to cool Mexican restaurant! Definitely stay here again! The owner is so nice to deal with! Planning my next trip here now!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The condo was great! It has just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

I had a wonderful experience this past weekend! Everything from the layout of the condo, to the convenience, to the view was amazing. I would definitely come back again!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay in seacrest beach!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Crickets Corner for the second time. The condo was clean, comfortable and just as we remembered it. The close proximity to shops, restaurants and the beach make it the perfect place to stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoy having return guests----and to thank them, we give them special extras and discounts. It was a pleasure to have this couple again for their beach R&R getaway!
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4

Very Clean Little Studio with Cute Decor!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this unit. Kelly goes above and beyond to make your stay comfortable. I had contacted her about the linens because my husband has an allergy to many detergents and Kelly immediately went out of her way to provide different linens specifically for our stay. She is VERY accommodating. And she keeps the unit VERY clean which is at the top of my list for a vacation rental. I have stayed in vacation rentals in the past where reviewers said they were clean and I found them to be dirty so when I say this unit is VERY clean that means something. And she has it decorated so cute!

One thing that was somewhat frustrating was the lack of Wifi. Kelly is very upfront in the listing stating that Wifi is NOT included but once we were in the Seacrest area and spoke with other people we realized that most other units offer this service (including other units in this same building) and we felt for the price you pay this should be included. Wifi would have made our stay more relaxing, especially since several days the weather was too cool to go to the beach or pool and we were stuck inside. Other people may like being completely disconnected but we found it frustrating.

Also worth noting, the pool and hot tub were not cleaned in the four days of our stay and so there were leaves, bugs and other debris floating in the water. The hot tub was especially bad with a film of small, dead bugs floating on the surface of the water which prevented me from using it on several occasions. This does not reflect poorly upon Kelly but on the management of the building.

So overall if you want a nicely decorated, very clean, small studio to stay in and Wifi is not important to you then you will LOVE this rental unit.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We adore thorough reviews, and are very grateful for people taking the time. I'm disappointed to hear about the upkeep of the pool and hot tub, especially in spring break. This is typically never the case in high season, due to the increased rentals and attention to detail of the grounds, but I will be reaching out to the management firm to find out how often the vendor is attending to our needs. I do pay extra (and more than other units) for what I believe is the best of the best of cleaning services, so it's always nice to see that extra attention recognized, that is my No. 1 priority! I will share that compliment with the owner of that service once again.
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5

Relaxing and close to everything

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very nice with awesome balcony . The convienience was fantastic . Close to all the great places without the crowds!!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from 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!

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Rates & Availability

Seacrest Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring Break Peak Season
Mar 10 2017 - Jun 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$109
From
$149
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$859
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
High Summer Season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 27 2017
1 night minimum stay
$109
From
$149
Thu,Fri,Sat
$929
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day week
Aug 28 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$139
From
$159
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Fall/Winter 2017
Sep 6 2017 - Jan 17 2018
2 night minimum stay
$109
From
$139
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Booking Admin Fee $10 + Tax
Cleaning Service $79 + Tax
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.
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