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Watersound West~Relaxing Family Retreat! Buy 3 nights-stay by 5/24-get extra nig

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,142 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10, Just Reduced Spring Rates!!!

MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT TO BOOK IS 25, STRICTLY ENFORCED

It’s true: Here all paths do lead to the sea. At Sea Esta, your entire group will enjoy beautiful, designer inspired accommodations plus privacy, and a relaxing place to retreat that is just down the path from the beach.

The community of WaterSound West Beach is tucked between Eastern Lake and Deer Lake on the southside of Scenic Highway 30a. With the Timpoochee Trail (better known as the 30A bike path) connecting over 17 miles of noteworthy communities, rare dune lakes, top restaurants, bars and dozens of options for retail therapy you’ll find yourself in the middle of tough decisions, like do I bike or walk to the beach? Should we hit the pool before or after lunch?

The WaterSound West Beach community pool and pavilion is just minutes from your doorstep. You guessed it – follow the path to this very large pool and pavilion which includes fountains and a zero-entry feature, perfect for any age group. After a swim, continue to follow the paths right to the Gulf of Mexico, a 1 mile walk. Watersound West Beach beautifully preserved the large dunes and natural landscape letting the mixed bike and pedestrian path wind through it all.

The name Sea Esta takes a unique spin once inside this beautiful 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom single family home. The sea colors of the Gulf of Mexico resonate from the most delightful details such as the coastal blue kitchen cabinets, landscape artwork, whitewash flooring, airy wall colors and more. The interiors are in comfortable and perfect for your retreat.

Enter the home through a quaint front porch into its large, open floor plan where the coastal décor comes to life! In the kitchen, the blue cabinetry perfectly blends with updated stainless steel appliances. The large island with breakfast seating will make preparation for a large meal or light appetizers enjoyable for everyone. This kitchen is made for function and ready to serve-up your favorite recipes.

On the first floor resides the home’s second master suite which boasts clean, crisp décor and a beautifully finished linen bed. The bedroom’s master bath is privately accessed within the bedroom offering the utmost in privacy for your guest. The bathroom encompasses natural tones through its granite countertops and masonry details. This bathroom is equipped with double vanities and a standing shower. Don’t worry, there is a first floor power bath just for your extra guests.

Moving to the home’s second floor, the younger guests in your group can enjoy the media room located at the top of the stairs. Flat screen TV, storage and a pull out sofa may offer an ideal place for a spend the night party! If not, move the younger ones down the hall to the built in bunk beds. Each have their own space and the bunks are decorated like a Gulf coast sunset – vibrant and fun!

The home’s third bedroom offers a queen bed, flat screen TV and an additional en suite bathroom. Natural tones continue in this bathroom within its granite countertops and tile detail.

The true master bedroom shows the same calming coastal colors and adds an element of teal with its headboard. With plenty of floor space and easy pastel colors, a Sea Esta will certainly be on your agenda while staying in this bedroom retreat. The en suite bathroom has a very large standing shower, double vanity sinks and large mirror.

After a long day on the beach what better way to relax than to return to this outstanding outdoor living space and grill some of your favorite coastal recipes. If the weather turns cool, the fireplace makes a welcomed spot to unwind and share your coastline discoveries with your guests.

Fun on the resort-styled scenic highway is around every corner! From the entrance of WaterSound West Beach you are 2-2.5 miles from noteworthy towns of Seaside and Watercolor. You are 1.5 miles from Seagrove Beach. You are just 3-5 miles from the new favorite hangout, The Hub and then to Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach. At Sea Esta you are in the center of all that is 30a!

Enjoy and know you have a great place to vacation!

*Bikes on Site*

Conveniently located at the home, easily call to pay and have the 4 bikes unlocked for your stay! Includes helmets.

More Details

Owner
Russell Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 1, 2018

About Russell Vacation Rentals

888-318-0022

Book directly with us for the best rates!

What makes this house unique

Hidden behind towering pines and native vegetation of an old growth coastal forest on the Gulf side of Scenic Highway 30-A is the charming, coastal retreat called WaterSound® West Beach. Bordered by the 1,995-acre Deer Lake State Park and the sugary white sands and crystal clear water of the Emerald Coast, this gated community offers a feeling of seclusion. Yet, the WaterSound West Beach community is conveniently located to the shops, lively eateries, and local activities of famed Scenic Highway 30-A.

The WaterSound West Beach communities homes are steeped in classic maritime influences with natural wood shingles, deep porches and elegant craftsmanship. Painted with a palette of natural colors, the homes are designed to sit slightly above the contours of the land to take advantage of the refreshing Gulf breezes.

This sophisticated, yet quaint neighborhood, offers numerous amenities for your comfort and enjoyment including a swimming pool area, outdoor grill and fireplace, puttering park as well as beautifully crafted boardwalks and plenty of parks, winding trails and natural areas.

The WaterSound West Beach community also features dedicated beach access.

**NO TRAILERS OR RV's ALLOWED ON PROPERTY**

Guestbook comments from the owner

Sea Esta was absolutely GORGEOUS! Just like it looks online, but maybe even better. The beds were so comfy. The beach was absolutely beautiful. It is a bit of a walk, but not too bad at all. We piled everything into a wagon and it made the beach walk more do-able. We can't wait to come back!



Thank you for being a fabulous host. The house was GORGEOUS! The beach was GORGEOUS! We had a fabulous vacation and hated to leave. And thank you Cindy for answering all of my questions before we went. You were a pleasure to deal with.
Jul 2017
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Amenities

WaterSound House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3142 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Downstairs Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Large walk-in shower, double vanity sinks
    Upstairs Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower, double vanity sinks
    Upstairs Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double vanity sinks
    Downstairs Half Bathroom - toilet
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Located on the back side of the home
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Downstairs Master Bedroom - 1 king , Large flatscreen TV & HUGE walk-in closet
    Upstairs Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , Large flatscreen TV & two separate closets
    Upstairs Master Bedroom - 1 king , Large flatscreen TV & HUGE walk-in closet
    Hall Bunk Bed - 2 twin/ single , Twin-over-Twin Bunk
    Upstairs Bonus Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sleeper Sofa w/Large flatscreen TV
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The community pool is a quarter mile from this property and the beach access on the boardwalk is 1 mile from the pool.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Very nice accommodations

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were very pleased with this property. Everything was wonderful. No complaints. We would definitely stay here again. Thanks again!

Sincerely,

Tom and Gayle from Minnesota

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tom and Gayle, thank you so much for the 5-star review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the home and your stay in our area. Please call the team at Russell Vacation Rentals for your next getaway to the Sea Esta. We look forward to welcoming you back!
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5

Beautiful home fGreat location

  • 5 of 5

The home we stayed at was beautiful and modern. I will definitely be coming back for a future stay. The area was perfect, it wasn't too crowded and had a nice view.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brian! We are so happy to hear that you loved the home and the location of Watersound West Beach. Looking forward to booking your next stay on 30A! Call us when you are ready to lock in your dates.
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5

Beautiful vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home. Perfect for my family. We had a wonderful time. Would definitely stay again.

My son & daughter's families were both in the group, so the 2 master suites were perfect.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being our guest Kathy and we are happy to hear that you loved the Sea Esta home! Hopefully you can squeeze in another visit this Fall as the rates are low and the weather is AMAZING! Also, lots of great events coming up for our area- wine festival to name a good one! Hope to welcome you back soon.
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5

Wonderful Home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time on our family vacation at this home. It's in a great location with lots to do and see nearby. It has the perfect amount of space and everyone slept comfortably. The decor was gorgeous and the kitchen was well stocked. We had an issue with the AC units in the middle of the night but it was resolved quickly and was much appreciated. Only recomentaion is since this is a beach home with lots of sand around, you should provide some cleaning tools like a vacuum and a broom to keep the place tidy during the stay. We went out and purchased a sweeper and cleaning supplies to help with the upkeep during the week. The property management team did a great job making sure our issues were resolved and our questions were answered quickly. Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place to stay!!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kevin! We look forward to hosting you for a future visit to the beach!
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5

Perfect Vacation location!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful Home! Everything was perfect. Would love to come again!!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being our guest Karen! The Sea Esta is quickly becoming a guest favorite when visiting 30A. We would love to host you for a future visit. Be sure to call us to get your next booking confirmed.
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Map

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THE HUB
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Big Mama's Hula Girl Gallery
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Visit South Walton - Visitor Information Center
Old Florida Fish House & Bar
Love this place!
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Five minutes away...you can experience the charm of Rosemary Beach.
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World Ski Center
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Northwest Florida Beach International (ECP)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Camp Creek Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Old Florida Fish House
Car: necessary

This property is located on 30A and is minutes from Rosemary Beach where you can find everything from restaurants, shopping and activities. The Hub, another local favorite hang out, has live music and assortment of restaurants and shops.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $320 + Tax
Damage Insurance $59 + Tax
Tax Rate 16.0%

Guests have the option of paying a $59 Damage Insurance OR a $3,000 Security Deposit

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.