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GULF FRONT Fantastic View ! 6 + Bdr Large home-btw Rosemary/Alys bikes & chairs

Bedrooms 8
Half Baths1
Space 4,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 60 nights


About the property

House,4 Master /6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 6 Baths, (Sleeps 12-16)

'Anchor Cliff' - Our second home - Not just 'a rental house' There are many homes for rent in the area but VERY FEW that are beach front!- Perfectly located with short walks to Rosemary or Alys beaches. Our home is spacious, 4,400-plus square foot beautiful home features: 4 Master bedrooms- we have our own private beach area with none of the crowds of Rosemary and other Seacrest properties! But still conveniently located to shops and restaurants.

* 'One of the finest large homes ON the beach.'

* Site on 30-foot bluff with beautiful Gulf-front from two huge covered decks and intimate balcony. Three levels of luxury. Private beach - we own to the high water mark in front of our home, and a security guard will be monitoring. So ours is a private beach. No crowds on the beach as with so many homes in the area . Plus 4 beach chairs and 2 umbrellas are reserved for you! And several bikes.

* Our own private dune walk-over - Watch the Sunset off the 'Rocking Chair' porch with an unobstructed view of the beach-all the way to Destin or PCB

* This home boasts a Gulf Front king suite complete with a sleeping porch & private luxurious master bath.

* Private heated pool and hot tub, private dune walk over. Extra charge for heating pool.

* Beautiful lush landscape and gourmet kitchens - granite counter tops 3 refrigerators

* Beds include king, 4 queens, 6 doubles, 2 bunks and trundle, new bonus media room , master suite, and Jacuzzi tub.

* Elegantly, professionally furnished - two gas fireplaces.Original art pieces throughout. Plasma screen wall mounted TV's, DVD's throughout.

* Carriage house with own kitchen, sitting area, and washer/dryer - garage parking.

* Situated at end of a quiet gated cul-de-sac -great for kids- next to Rosemary and Alys Beach and five miles from Seaside. Ride our bikes to wonderful shops or restaurants along beautiful 30A. Rosemary Beach or Alys are a short walk and they have a bank; a Starbucks, a spa that offers a wide variety of relaxing spa treatments, a state of the art fitness center with a certified personal trainer and instruction; wine and cheese bar, gourmet restaurants and boutiques.

* Golfers paradise -New Origins course 5 minutes away, or two miles to either Tom Fazio or Greg Norman signature golf courses, Santa Rosa Beach Golf Club - 8 miles and the Hombre - 15 minutes, Burnt Pine and Bay Pointe 25 minutes. Tennis at Rosemary Beach.

* Excellent 17 miles of biking and walking paths.

* Ground floor has 3 rooms - two very large living/sleeping rooms (4 doubles and a queen sleeper sofa) and bath, 2 bunks and a trundle. Plenty of room for children in entertainment room plus a new media room. Main floor contains study/sleeping room, bath, washer/dryer, and large kitchen, dining and comfortable family room and a huge deck with views of PC and Destin skylines. Top floor has a beautiful master bedroom suite, large bathroom with jetted tub, large closet, room for a crib, and magnificent balcony to watch beautiful Gulf sunsets and views up and down the beach. Two queen bedrooms, one with private balcony with views of Rosemary, Alys and Seacrest and our private heated pool. Carriage house has own kitchen, washer/dryer, sitting area, 2 beds-queen and double, and private balcony overlooking the gulf and the pool. This is our second home and is furnished accordingly.

* Sorry, no pets and limited smoking on the decks.

*Ideal for family reunions, multi-family,or golf vacations.Virtual tour available.

The following is a partial list of FREE amenities included with renting this property:

3 Adult Bikes, Beach Chairs and Beach Umbrellas, Beach and Pool toys, Beach Towels, Footballs, Frisbees, horseshoes, and many other toys, pack and play and booster seat in home VCR,DVD and CD library ( no need to rent videos) suggested Nanny or baby-sitting services, restaurants, shopping or Spa and work out facilities. Our housekeeper can have your grocery list purchased for you, children's/infants equipment on site at time of your arrival.

Our location is fantastic - between all the amenities of Rosemary and Alys Beaches - Rosemary Beach also has a bank with ATM; a cozy coffee shoppe, Movie Rentals, a spa {Solace Day Spa} that offers a wide variety of relaxing spa treatments, including massage therapy, luxurious facials, nails services, and refreshing body treatments, all in a unique tropical setting with trained professionals; and a state of the art, new, fitness center- the Rosemary Beach Fitness Center with top equipment and certified personal training and instruction and programs in yoga, taichi, pilates.

During the summer, 'Camp Rosemary' is great fun for the kids, while the parents can enjoy some much-needed 'alone time'! Pier Park is a new shopping/ entertainment center that is just to the east and has all the shopping you need, and also the BEST movie theatre in north Florida!!

Our home, it's location, large size, outstanding decor, GULF FRONT, private dune walkover, heated swimming pool and hot tub, private gated street and beach, are just some of the many reasons that this home can be your most memorable ultimate vacation experience!

Keywords: Private home, Carriage House, private heated pool

More Details

Nancy Anson
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

About Nancy Anson

We have been coming to this part of the world all our adult lives. Richard grew up in Jacksonville Florida and thought that beach was perfect - until he saw the white, white sand and beautiful blue/green water - and we also have waves! We bought property years ago and then sold it and then bought others. We bought our lot sight unseen as nothing was around, and then it took years for the architect to plan, and then the state planning/zoning commission to give us the go ahead to build. Then several more years to build our plans into reality. This has been a labor of love, and we think you will see this in our home. We love our home, this magical place and the beauty all around us. We have wonderful family and friends' memories here. We know you will as well!

Why Nancy Anson chose Seacrest

We have a private beach which is reserved for our guests and others in our small neighborhood. We have NONE of the crowds of Rosemary and Seacrest beaches and have 4 beach chairs and 2 umbrellas reserved every day at the foot of our private dune walkover. And 5 bikes. We have many original works of art and wonderful accessories.

What makes this house unique

Our home is beach front with a fantastic view. It is not just a "rental house" but a real home.You will see this. We live here much of the year. We have our own private beach walk over. We own the beach in front of our home to the high water mark, e.g. the compacted sand. Trespassers may be asked to move.


Seacrest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - outdoor shower
  • 6
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 double
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 8 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (6), Bunk Beds (2). Large master closet suitable for a crib.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Our beautiful home is set high upon the dunes overlooking the pristine white sands and crystal waters of the Gulf of Mexico with our own private walk over. Because we live here much of the year, our home is totally furnished with everything one would need. We have: 2 Fireplaces, Phones, Nine Cable new TVs, Nine VCRs and DVDs, Stereo throughout, surround sound , WiFi, Fax, Two Full Kitchens, Microwaves, granite counter tops, 3 Refrigerators, all types Cooking Utensils and Luxury Linens provided, 2 Washers, 2 Dryers, Extensive Reading and Video Library, Games


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average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews

A fantastic beachfront home

  • 5 of 5

We recently enjoyed a wonderful week in this beautiful, beach front home in Seacrest Beach, Florida. Seacrest Beach is located next to Rosemary Beach. This home was perfectly suited for our group - 7 girlfriends (with room to spare). Wonderful restaurants are within walking distance and the shopping is great. The house is in a secure community, behind a secure gated entry and has a breath-taking view of the ocean. It is well stocked with all the items you might need, even bicycles, which proved to be a fantastic way of exploring the area. The beach itself is beautiful - clean, safe, and fun. The house is so large that we could have included more friends - next time we will because there is ample sleeping for a large group.

The owners were very accommodating and checked with us several times to answer any questions we may have had. They even gave us a list of restaurants and things to see and do.

We will return for many more trips there.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house and beach!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful week in this beautiful, beach front home in Seacrest Beach Florida. Seacrest Beach is located adjacent to Rosemary Beach, both of which were perfectly suited for our family that includes small kids. Both communities offered daily activities for adults and kids that kept us entertained well into the evening. The house is situated behind a secure gated entry, with a breath-taking view of the ocean and beach. It is well stocked with all the dishes and items you might need, even bicycles, which proved to be a fantastic way of getting around and having access to the many wonderful restaurants and stores to shop in. The beach itself is a real jewel- clean, safe, beautiful... We probably used only a third of the house because it is so large and accommodating - with ample sleeping for a large group. The owner, Nancy, and her house manager, Amy, were very accommodating. Thanks so much for making our trip to the 30A panhandle of Florida so memorable. We hope to return for many more trips there...

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO.

Chicago Tribune Travel Section Correct!!!

  • 5 of 5

When we came home from Anchor Cliff after a wonderful week’s stay, we read the article in the Chicago Tribune Travel section entitled “Panhandle perfection.” And they were correct! Not only was our home perfect, the owners very accommodating, but the area is absolutely wonderful! We found it easy to get to by air, and lots to do while there. The home is beautifully furnished and comfortable, wonderful view and of course the beach is magnificent! “Kids running on the beach and a family having portraits shot where silhouetted against a reddish-orange sky as big golden sun sank into the Gulf.” Yes, that’s what we found as well.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Macomb, IL

Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

We have traveled to the area numerous times and LOVE it! The beach is wonderful, white powdery sand and gorgeous blue green water. But oh my goodness, this home, Anchor Cliff is fantastic. It truly has one of the best views in the area. On the deck we saw the high rises of Destin to the west, and those of Panama City to the east. At night the lights sparkle like a diamond bracelet. The home is large and has lovely original artwork. The house keeping staff and owners went out of their way to make certain everything was perfect for our stay. This is truly a hidden gem.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rain, rain, rain but fun

  • 5 of 5

We spent a memorable week at Anchor Cliff with our family. The owners and their employees were so

helpful – easy for us to ask questions about the area and helpful hints and suggestions of “places that

locals go.” The house was fantastic – beautifully furnished, very clean, a kitchen with everything a cook

could ask for (and we cooked!) great beds and lots of space for individual family members to be away from it all…which we needed as the weather just didn’t cooperate for us! It rained most every day. But the house had various games, movies, wifi, and TV’s in every room. Covered decks to watch the rain. Wonderful restaurants, an abundant variety of shops close by. So we did have a great family vacation. We’ll be returning!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO

Wonderful Magical Place

  • 5 of 5

We debated about sending a review of this property, because we really didn’t want folks to know how great it is – but then thought better of it, as that would be selfish. We recently spent a week in Anchor Cliff, a wonderful home! And yes, it is definitely a home, not simply a rental. This home had beautiful original artwork throughout, fine linens, good beds, well equipped kitchen and many recreational games and even included bikes. Beautifully accessorized and every detail was thought out. The home was large and clean and had enough room so everyone had their own private space. The pool was bigger than most in the area and a welcomed relief from the spectacular white sandy beach and incredible blue/green water. Perfect location, close by – within a short walk - to fine restaurants and shops, yet while in the home or on one of the very large decks, one felt now crowded and apart from the rest. The sun sets were marvelous and the views from those decks were amazing. One could see all the way to Panama City Beach and San Destin. The housekeeping staff went out of their way to accommodate us, and the owners helped us plan our vacation so we would have a memorable stay. They were all friendly and made us feel at home in their home. Wonderful magical place and great people!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Panama City Beach Florida
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Paradise, The Pearl, and many others
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Camp Creek and others
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Car: not necessary

Between exclusive Alys and Rosemary Beaches. Shopping at New Pier Park and Destin Outlet Mall and the best movie theatre. 25 minutes from Destin and Panama City Beach, both of which have numerous restaurants and unlimited shipping possibilities. We have an extensive listing of recommended restaurants and entertainment spots.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $475
Refundable damage deposit $2,000
Tax Rate 11.0%

Please call for availability. Additional charge for heating pool.Virtual tour available. Always includes Carriage House.

Weekly rentals are on Sat- Sat schedule. A $2,000 damage deposit to book the date, refundable upon departure. $475 cleaning fee, Several months before date of arrival, 1/2 due, and other 1/2 due 6-8 weeks before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund