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"Fun and Games" remodeled and redecorated- booking now for Fall

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,825 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Private house, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (sleeps 8)

Completely remodeled and redecorated from top to bottom, everything is new. Starting with the enlarged and covered, private, master bedroom balcony, we didn't stop until all rooms were updated. The 'all new' list includes: Appliances, counter tops, plumbing fixtures, reconfigured laundry room, tankless hot water heater, tile, fans and lighting, wainscoting, closet and pantry systems, carpet, paint, and hardware. And new spring of 2018, all new downstairs furnishings. You've got to see it to believe it!

Fun and Games is located in the highly desirable, family friendly, gated community of Summers Edge in Seagrove Beach. South of Scenic Hwy 30A, the location provides carefree beach and pool access in a bike and pedestrian friendly neighborhood. Located adjacent to the 18 mile bike path running the length of Hwy 30A, bike trips to restaurants, shops, Seaside and Watercolor are a breeze. The neighborhood has 2 beautiful pools (1 heated in cooler months) and a charming dedicated beach access all within 150 yards of the house with no busy streets to cross.

Inside and out, 'Fun and Games' is your perfect beach retreat, ideal for families or couples. The screened front porch with double mahogany doors is the perfect place for morning coffee, afternoon chats, and evening cocktails. Inside you will find a Pottery Barn perfect, large great room with double ceiling fans. With room for everyone, enjoy family movie night or choose from the extensive supply of games and start a family game night tradition. The spacious, meticulously stocked, cooks kitchen overlooks the great room so no one is left out. The kitchen has all stainless steel appliances, ample room for multiple cooks, and a large pantry. The dining room seats 6 comfortably and the large breakfast bar seats 4 more. We have also provided a Weber charcoal grill outdoors for your grilling needs.

The master bedroom makes up the entire second floor, making it your own private retreat. It has an extremely comfortable king sized bed, large walk in closet, personal TV, a beautiful writing desk and a reading chair with ottoman. French doors open on to a private outdoor deck with a bar height table and chairs. The spacious master bath has double sinks and a very large shower. The master retreat is your own special vacation.

The 2 additional charming bedrooms are on the main floor and they share a Jack and Jill bath. The first bedroom has bunk beds with a trundle (3 twins) and a double bed. The closet in this room has been organized to efficiently hold clothes for several children and there is a personal TV. The second bedroom has a queen sized bed and a personal TV. The large Jack and Jill bath has double sinks and a bathtub/shower. All bedrooms have personal TVs and ceiling fans.

Additionally, downstairs there is a full laundry room and a separate powder room off the kitchen. One of the couches in the great room is a sofa sleeper if you need additional sleeping space.

Outdoors there is a wonderful, large and private outdoor shower with hot and cold water. It is heavenly on warm days, cool days and even in the rain! Once you try it, you will be hooked.

Seagrove Beach is in the heart of the beautiful 18 mile stretch of the Gulf commonly know as 30A. With its pristine, sugar sand, uncrowded beaches and rare fresh water lakes the area is pure unspoiled Florida, a beach lovers dream and a nature lovers fantasy. There are many authentic beach towns to explore along Scenic Hwy 30A, Seaside, Watercolor, Grayton Beach, Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach, just to name a few. Outstanding restaurants, unique shops, farmers markets and the friendly locals can keep your non-beach hours full, and I almost forgot to mention free outdoor concerts, free outdoor movies on the lawn, and outdoor plays. Whether you are planning your first trip to Scenic 30A or you have been coming here for years, 'Fun and Games' will be your perfect beach house getaway.

More Details

Owner
Laurie
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 2018

About Laurie

In need of a break from the frigid Chicago spring weather, my husband and I first visited Seaside with our children in 1999. We fell in love with the area instantly. We both felt so at ease and relaxed, the pace was perfect, and the beaches were indescribable. We were hooked and so were our kids, everyone hated to leave and our return trips became a bi-annual necessity. In the spring of 2002 we discovered the new neighborhood of Summers Edge on one of our biking real estate tours and the rest is history. Over 16 years later the feelings are exactly the same, we are still in love with the area, we are completely at ease and relaxed when we are there, we love the pace, and we always still hate to leave. Seagrove Beach on Scenic Hwy 30A is definitely a slice of heaven.

Laurie purchased this house in 2002

Why Laurie chose Seagrove Beach

We choose Summers Edge for its quaint 'old florida' feel, its wonderful proximity to the beach and Eastern Lake without any busy roads, and its great family feel. We had a few houses to pick from at the time, but my husband knew instantly, the house with the mahogany screen doors and the big, high ceilinged great room would be ours. We named the house 'Fun and Games' because we knew that would represent all the family memories we would make there. It has definitely lived up to its name.

What makes this house unique

As the original owners, we have always meticulously maintained this house. It is part of our family and always will be. We enjoy sharing it with others so they can create wonderful beach memories as well. We think you find it as pristine as it was in 2002, only now it is full of so many happy times and 'Fun and Games'.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Seagrove Beach, Florida

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1825 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Golf carts are strictly prohibited in the Summers Edge neighborhood. The only exception is to owners who have a registered golf cart with the HOA.
  • College Spring Break groups are strictly prohibited from Summers Edge. Security is in place to insure that the neighborhood remains family friendly
  • Parking is available for 2 cars only, both in front of the house. Gravel drive to the side of the house is for bikes only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jack and jill bath with double sinks
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master bath with double sinks
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Double bed + bunk bed with trundle (3 twins)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen sofa bed in great room, Bunk Beds (1) with trundle underneath making 3 twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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5

Perfect House. Great Location.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 4 weeks and plan to return in 2018. The home is beautifully decorated, on a quiet street, and located on the beach side of 30-A. Since we biked almost every day, being close to the bike path was a bonus. The kitchen is well-equipped, and all appliances are high-quality. King bed is comfortable, as is the living room furniture. We enjoyed the screened front porch! It's always fun to experience a variety of good restaurants that are nearby, and the farmers' markets in Seaside and Rosemary Beach are good sources of fresh produce and baked goods. Laurie, the owner, is vey responsive and pleasant. We will be back!

  • Submitted: 25-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carol We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and will be returning again next year. We agree that the location of Fun and Game is one of the things that makes it so special, close to the beach, close to the bike path, close to restaurants and farmers markets, yet very quiet. Like you, the front screened porch is our go to every morning and evening. Thanks for staying Laurie
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5

Great House

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed Fun and Games - the house was beautiful and comfortable. Great pool in the neighborhood and a short walk to a fantastic beach!

  • Submitted: 12-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous Home in great beachside community

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed on 30a for years and this house by far was one of the nicest we’ve every stayed at. It is beautifully decorated and comfortable. It’s a nice bike ride to Seaside, short drive to Hub30a and an easy walk to beach. We loved having beach access plus the pools.

We had a wonderful trip!

  • Submitted: 4-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A taste of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd stay at Fun & Games, and it gets better each year. The minute you enter the front door, you feel at home. The location is ideal for biking, walking and enjoying the most gorgeous beach and sunsets Florida has to offer. We are already looking forward to year 4!

  • Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Robbie-it’s true that there is not whiter, softer sand than the beaches on 30A. Pair that with the clear turquoise water and you do have a slice of heaven. There is a reason people come back year after year, it just doesn’t get better than this! Laurie
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Great house, great location

  • 5 of 5

This property provided everything we needed for an enjoyable Spring Break for a family of 5. It was a very short walk to the pool and beach and a few food options including the Perfect Pig which had a delicious breakfast. The bike path is very convenient as well. I’d recommend ordering bikes in advance so you can have them delivered and picked up. The screened front porch was a pleasure, wi-fi was strong and there were plenty of TV options. The kitchen had plenty of cookware but definitely plan to stock your own food and spices. All in all, we had a great week!

  • Submitted: 7-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Scott- We are thrilled you had a wonderful stay. You are so right about the convenience of ordering bikes in advance. I provide all guests with the names of several local bike rental companies. If you are not bring your own bikes I would highly recommend contacting one of the companies. They all are set up for delivery and pick up. Biking is definitely one of the best ways to get around 30A, especially in the busier summer months. We would love to welcome you and your family back soon-Laurie
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Perfect 30a Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a perfect vacation at Fun and Games!! The house has been very recently updated and you can tell. The kitchen is well stocked with everything we needed and more. My husband was so happy that the grill was a Weber Kettle Charcoal grill, not gas. The outdoor shower was a nice touch too!

From the linens to the new appliances and electronics to the cleanliness of the home, you can really tell that this home is well taken care of.

The location is also fantastic. The street is very quaint and pretty private. It’s a short walk to the beach and pools. It’s also less than a 2.5 mile bike ride into seaside.

Thanks for having us! We had a wonderful trip!

The Webb’s

  • Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nicole So great to hear you had a perfect stay. We strive to keep the house in top notch shape and appreciate your kind words. Lots of new furnishings coming to Fun and Games this summer so we hope you can plan a trip back to see the refreshed look downstairs. -We would love to welcome you and your family back Laurie
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Location

Beach chair rentals available directly on the beach.

Several bike/kayak rental companies near by/delivered to your door.

YOLO stand up paddle lessons and rentals avaiable on lakes and ocean.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Seagrove Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2018
May 26 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
C$3,362
 
 
4th of July 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
C$3,626
 
 
Summer 2018
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 3 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
C$3,362
 
 
Late Summer 2018
Aug 4 2018 - Sep 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
C$363
C$2,472
 
 
Fall 2018
Sep 8 2018 - Nov 23 2018
4 night minimum stay
C$330
C$2,274
 
 
Winter 2018-2019
Nov 24 2018 - Mar 1 2019
4 night minimum stay
C$297
C$1,747
C$3,230
 
 
Spring Break 2019
Mar 2 2019 - Apr 26 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
C$2,999
 
 
Spring 2019
Apr 27 2019 - May 24 2019
4 night minimum stay
C$396
C$2,472
 
 
Summer 2019
May 25 2019 - Jun 28 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
C$3,527
 
 
4th of July 2019
Jun 29 2019 - Jul 5 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
C$3,856
 
 
Summer 2019
Jul 6 2019 - Aug 2 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
C$3,527
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
C$3,362
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$197.76 + Tax
Cleaning fee C$296.64 + Tax
Damage insurance C$59.33 + Tax

CSA Travel Insurance is available through our local management company. Strongly recommended during hurricane season. Cost is 6.5% of base rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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