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Heart Shell Cottage ~ Charming Beach House ~Heated Pool~ 250 Steps to the Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Heart Shell Cottage is a quaint and charming newly renovated beach house located in beautiful Seagrove Beach just off of Hwy 30A. Our cottage is located on a dead end street, very quiet and peaceful yet we are so close to everything. We are a short stroll to one of the most spectacular beaches in the world. We spent the winter here at Heart Shell Cottage doing some absolutely beautiful renovations in our kitchen and both bathrooms, we are thrilled with how everything turned out and we think our renters will love it too! Our cozy beach cottage sleeps 6 people, with a brand new king sized bed and HDTV in the master bedroom , two queen size beds and TV in our guest room. We have two full bathrooms, one has a tub shower combination and the second has a separate shower. The kitchen is completely updated with brand new stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and a sea inspired backsplash. The dining area has a round table for your family to gather. In the living room you'll find a sofa, loveseat, cozy starfish chair and HDTV/DVD so you can relax and enjoy a movie in the evening after a day of fun in the sun. A large screened in porch just off the kitchen leads out to our beautiful big deck with lots of seating for everyone. On the deck you will also find an outdoor shower and gas grill for those fun summer barbecues.

You'll be happy to know we have completely renovated the backyard with a beautiful new pool surrounded by a gorgeous patio, new gardens, new lawn and new outdoor furniture. We came down to Heart Shell Cottage for 4 months in the winter of 2017 to completely renovate our backyard and part of the front yard as well. We have also put in an irrigation system and a lighting system to enhance the yard and gardens, it's so pretty when all lit up for your evening swim! We are so happy with what we created in our backyard and we think you will absolutely love it just as we do!

The best feature of our beach cottage is that it is so close to the beach! With its white sugar sand, breathtaking views and emerald colored ocean, this is without a doubt one of the most gorgeous beaches in the world! 4 beach chairs and a beach umbrella are available for your enjoyment.

Heart Shell Cottage is located just minutes away from the charming town of Seaside. In Seaside you'll find lots of cute little shops, art galleries, great restaurants and eateries where you can gaze out at this magnificent coastline. On Hwy 30A you can enjoy riding a bike along its many bike paths, this is such a fun way to really take in the beauty of the many unique coastal communities of this picturesque coastline.

Come and stay at Heart Shell Cottage where you can make memories that will last you a lifetime. All you have to do is bring your bathing suit, beach towel and sunscreen. Everything else is here for you to experience your best vacation ever!

More Details

Michelle and Gord
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018

About Michelle and Gord

We are Michelle and Gord Ashfield owners of Heart Shell Cottage; we live in Seagrove Beach part time and the rest of the year at our residence in Connecticut. We first came to the 30A area about 10 years ago and could not believe how breathtakingly beautiful it is in this part of Florida. We have travelled all over Florida and lived in Jacksonville for 6 years , but there is nothing quite like the Panhandle.

Michelle and Gord purchased this bungalow in 2016

Why Michelle and Gord chose Seagrove Beach

We were on vacation here in February 2016 and felt it was time to put down roots in Seagrove Beach. As soon as we walked into what we now call Heart Shell Cottage, we fell in love with this quaint little house right away, it just felt like home.

It is so peaceful here as we are surrounded by trees and we love the fact that you can be at the beach in less than 5 minutes. We especially love that when we walk outside in the evening we can hear the sound of the waves.

What makes this bungalow unique

This home is so cozy and bright and when you walk in the front door you know you are at a beach house! Montigo Avenue is such a great street, very quiet and as I said very peaceful, a wonderful neighborhood to be a part of. The beach, the town of Seaside and everything that 30A has to offer are steps from our front door! Please come down and visit our charming beach house, it will surely be a vacation to remember!


Seagrove Beach Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • 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
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


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(15 traveler reviews)

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Heart Shell Cottage ~ Charming Beach House ~Heated Pool~ 250 Steps to the Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Pristine, perfect nest!!!

  • 5 of 5

Very special cottage with amazing pool, landscaping (tangerine tree) and the worlds most comfortable master bedroom mattress. I wish I could fly home on that mattress! Loved the proximity to the beach and particularly loved the two permanent Adirondack chairs at top of dunes upon which to enjoy a glass of wine at sunset. Saw manatees, dolphins and beautiful rays. Don’t miss dinner at Chanticleer in Grayton, breakfast at Perfect Pig, Bloody Mary at the Red Bar. Can’t wait to return to Heart Shell and this beautiful 30A paradise! Thanks to Gord and Michelle for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful paradise in Santa Rosa Beach

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Heart Shell Cottage and it was just as wonderful as the first. The new pool was a fantastic addition and the landscaping was tastefully done. The entire layout of the house is exactly as pictured and even more cozy in person. The cottage is tucked away on a secluded street and has been very clean both times we visited as well as fully stocked. Michelle and Gord are always quick to answer any questions we have and take time to welcome you to their home. I highly recommend spending your family vacation at Heart Shell Cottage. The breathtaking white sand beach of Santa Rosa and the small town of Seaside are perfect places to create family memories. This year we ventured to Panama City Beach which was a short 30 minute drive to enjoy the pier, shopping, and jet skiing. When you choose to stay at Heart Shell Cottage you have to stop by Angelina's Pizzeria and Pasta and the Donut Hut, you won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great all around

  • 5 of 5

You cannot beat the location. It's so close to everything but yet feels very private. The backyard/pool area is amazing. The house is great for a small family or friends get together. Very updated and nice. Very close to the beach, however, if there was anything I could recommend the owners do would be to rally the other home owners in the neighborhood and put in a board walk from the road to the beach because lugging all of your things on the trail to the beach can be a massive chore if you are wheeling anything in the sand. That is literallly the only negative thing I can say. Overall, amazing stay and would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We’re so happy to hear you had a wonderful time at Heart Shell Cottage and you’re right you can’t beat the location! We really appreciate the feedback. We recently purchased a light weight beach cart with large wheels which we find works very well on the sandy path. We would also like to point out that there is a public beach access one short block to the west with a wheel chair ramp. We hope you come back and stay with us again soon!
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Beautiful Beach Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at many places in this area and this is by far the best house we have ever rented. Perfect distance from the most beautiful stretch of beaches in Florida. We loved the privacy of having our own home with a private pool. Beautifully landscaped and awesome deck with a screen porch. The house is the picture perfect beach cottage and was very spacious for our family. We also love being just a short bike ride to Seaside. We can't wait to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had the best experience on our family vacation! Michelle and Gord were wonderful to work with and made sure you had a great vacation! The house was so charming and perfect for us!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most relaxing week!

  • 5 of 5

This Is our second time to stay and it was even better than the first! The pool is perfect for days when you want to stay home! I love the great communication the owners have, checking on our stay and available if you have any questions! By far the best experience we've had with renting in 30A. Looking forward to year 3!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 11.0%

Pool heating is not included in the weekly rate.The pool heating fee is $150 per week. We will be pleased to add the optional pool heating fee to your quotation on request. We suggest that pool heating is not required for rentals May through October.

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.