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Len Schneider

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Ramsgate: Oceanfront Beachfront Townhome, Heated Pool, Near Seaside

45 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

South Walton Townhome Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom/2.5 Bath, Beachfront, Oceanfront, Gulf Views, Sleeps 6-7

Ramsgate is an oceanfront, beachfront, two-level townhouse on the Gulf of Mexico in Seagrove Beach, Florida. Two miles to world famous Seaside. Bike to Seaside in 10 minutes, or Rosemary Beach in 30 minutes on the nearby bike path.

Truly one-of-a-kind, Ramsgate is a classic beach fourplex with character. Located at the end of a dead-end street, Ramsgate is just three hundred yards along the beach from Eastern Lake, one of South Walton's rare coastal dune lakes. Eastern Lake's tidal inlet is a fun place for children to play and we've spent entire days there finding crabs, chasing minnows, and digging in the sand cliffs formed by the outlet.

With its expansive gulf views, large decks, and unequaled beach access, Ramsgate delivers the perfect getaway for any beach bum at heart. The surf lulls you to sleep at night, and the sunrises and sunsets are spectacular. There are gulf views throughout the unit so you always feel connected to the water and beach life. Keep an eye out for dolphins.

The first floor houses a newly renovated open kitchen with a beverage bar, dining area, and living room which opens to an oversize main deck overlooking the beach and the Gulf of Mexico. From the main deck you can keep an eye on the kids playing in the soft white sand, or walk down the deck stairs to join them. Deck furniture includes a teak table holding an 11 foot market umbrella, comfortable sling chairs, and two pairs of bar chairs -- the preferred seats for sitting at the railing and soaking in the beach ambiance. The main deck also includes a large charcoal grill so you can cook dinner while you watch the sunset.

Inside, every room on the first floor has unimpeded views of the gulf, including the fully stocked kitchen, so you can grab a snack or prepare a meal and never miss a minute of the view. The dining table seats six, the counter sits four. The living room has a leather sofa with a pull out queen size mattress, comfortable armchairs, and a large flat-panel television with media center. And there's a third bathroom on the first floor.

The second floor has two bedrooms. The master bedroom and bath are newly renovated. The master bed is an extra comfortable king size, and an eight-foot sliding glass door opens to a private balcony with more vistas of the beach and the gulf.

The second bedroom includes a queen-size bed and a set of bunk beds with ship-style sconce reading lights for each bunk. A second full bathroom rounds out the second floor.

The Entry Level has covered parking for two cars - sand toys, beach chairs and beach umbrellas for your convenience. Your kids will love to dig through all the toys and goodies.

Ramsgate shares two community pools with Summers Edge, a complex just landward of Ramsgate. Both pools are just a couple of houses away. One pool is heated, the other is an infinity pool with partial shade.

When you vacation at the beach, don't you really want to stay ON the beach? Of course you do! Well you can not get closer to the surf than Ramsgate.

Keywords: Townhouse, Townhome, Gulf Front, Beach Front, Huge Deck, Ocean Views, Heated Pool, Ramsgate, Summers Edge, Seaside, Seagrove Beach

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Len Schneider (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

About Len Schneider

We grew up in the midwest and lived for a time in Colorado before moving to Atlanta. Most of our free time was spent in the mountains and we rarely saw the ocean. After moving to Atlanta, we were close enough to two coasts to visit frequently. Our first year in Atlanta we visited Seaside on a company retreat and thought it was incredibly beautiful. After our children were born we started visiting again on family trips and it felt as if we were coming home.

Len Schneider purchased this townhome in 2003

Why Len Schneider chose South Walton

After a few family visits to 30A, Ramsgate just happened to be for sale and it stood out from all the other properties on the market. Ramsgate is a special place for us, and we try our best to make it special for every guest too. While we can't be here full time, we visit as often as we can and, in between visits, we love to hear from our guests about their experiences. It's almost like being there ourselves.

What makes this townhome unique

Ramsgate is a little slice of paradise. It's unique, it has a character of its own, and we've tried to add some of our own personality to it through the years. For our family it's a perfect size in a perfect location. We hope it is for yours too.

Guestbook comments from the owner

GUESTBOOK COMMENT:This was a great experience for me and my son. We are sorry to leave and are already planning on when we can come back. The house was great, the view, everything. Thanks for thinking of the amenities - we wanted for nothing.
Apr 2004
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Reviews

4.9
based on 45 traveler reviews

Ramsgate: Oceanfront Beachfront Townhome, Heated Pool, Near Seaside
average rating of 4.888889 based on 56 reviews
atlanta, ga
5

Just when you thought it couldn't get any better!!

  • 5 of 5

Well my family and I have stayed at Ramsgate a few times now and everything is the most amazing, comfy and inviting place you can dream of right in the heart of Seagrove . It is right on the water and I mean right on the water. You can smell the saltwater when you wake up and hear the waves crashing from everywhere you are. The deck is big enough to sit and relax, take a nap on your beach towels under the huge umbrella listening to the ocean, play games with the family, eat, read, do yoga, get massages..... Anything at all that you can imagine you want to do right on the ocean front, you can do. It is that big, that useful and that delightful.

And just when I thought it couldn't get any better, they remodeled and updated the inside!! I thought it was perfect before and was surprised it could be made better, but oh my heavens! It is so bright and spacious! Everything is completely wide open downstairs. You can see the ocean in full majestic view while cooking, getting in the refrigerator, cooking a yummy meal on the nice stove or moving your beach towels from the washer to the dryer. You can eat at the dinner table together or have the family sit at the nice, huge kitchen bar while you're entertaining everyone. And still, may I add, all with the divine blue ocean right in full view!

It's amazing. Every want and need is thought of and you really do feel most comfortable and right at home. A huge plus that I have come to notice from being a regular renter is that with everyone being so unbelievably happy and at home, anything that isn't readily available while you're there, you buy and leave for the next persons stay. We have always arrived to fresh flowers and leave fresh flowers. There are always extra kitchen delights. Olive oil, cinnamon, marinades beyond marinades,recipes and those just compliment what the owners get you started with. Detergent, dish soap, coffee, tea.. Just like home, only better, because of the beach and again, that view!!

Now if you ever decide you want to leave heaven, then the next great thing, is that anything else you want is right in walking distance. You feel like driving or riding bikes about a mile or so, then you multiply it by 100! There's everything for everyone, upscale shopping, locally made stores, 5 star restaurants,quick delicious beach eats.. Outdoor fun and adventurous sightseeing, awesome farmers markets, the best bookstore ever..

It's an all around great place to visit and Ramsgate makes it home! See for yourself!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jennifer, you do the nicest reviews. You ought to be a travel writer. Thank you. We're glad you liked the upgrades. We like to surprise repeat visitors with changes, so we're glad you liked the new layout. We hope you come back in 2015. Happy New Year.
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3

Great Location, Lacks Amenities

  • 3 of 5

Overall, we enjoyed our stay at Ramsgate. It's beachfront in a prime location close to everything good on 30A and is situated on a dead end street. The clean interior is tastefully decorated with high quality linens/towels, great AC, huge TVs, travel size toiletries, updated kitchen and a cute welcome basket.

As with everything, there are some cons:

1. Stairs, stairs, stairs!

If you have any kind of knee problems, this condo has two very steep flights of stairs, so keep that in mind when packing.

2. Noise

Depending on your neighbors, it can be very loud (you can easily hear the televisions next door). Again, the stairs present an issue because you can hear everyone going up and down the multiple flights. If you are staying next to someone with a large group, this can get annoying fast.

3. Lack of Amenities

Wifi: In this day and age, technology is important to most (even on vacation), but their wi-fi is unfortunately slow. We could barely get basic internet sites to load and be patient with Netflix.

Privacy: You can see from the pictures that the deck is not private, but I didn't fully realize the extent of the openness. Anyone can walk onto your deck, so it can be awkward sitting in the living room faced with such random proximity to your neighbor's.

No hot tub:

I shouldn't have assumed there was a hot tub as they do not advertise this, but every condo I've stayed at has offered this feature.

No closet space:

There are three very narrow closets in the master bedroom and the owners keep two of them locked. All that's left is a minuscule broom closet with a vacuum and other cleaning supplies. The majority of our items were hanging clothes and there just simply was nowhere to put them except on the back of the door, which was inconvenient.

The little things:

-The pillows are so soft they evaporate once your head hits them. Bring your own.

-They don't have HD cable, but they have HD televisions, so the picture doesn't fit the screen and the quality is grainy.

-Aesthetically speaking, some things need updating. The cream colored couch was badly stained and streaked with crayon marks. The lampshades were marred and several light bulbs were out.

Ramsgate has great potential. Of course, due to the original build of the townhomes, there are some things that cannot be changed (potential noise level and stairs), but some simple updates would really enhance the space. If your sole priority is location, this condo is for yo

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best place our family has ever vacationed!

  • 5 of 5

This was undoubtedly our family's best vacation ever. The nicest thing about this property is that it is literally right on the beach. There is no boardwalk to walk to get to the beach; just walk down the stairs from your own deck and you are there. The beach is privately used with the 3 other apartment units of the building. There is also a pool (2 actually, but we just used the one) that we ended up using more than we thought we would. It is situated beautifully with palm trees for shade just a short 2-3 minute walk down a path. The deck is big and spacious, although decently weathered from the ocean salt air. ALL the beds were quite comfortable (very important because I hate staying in a VRBO in which the owners have furnished their place with old beds). The bathrooms were all very clean, updated and fully functional without any weird quirks. Same with the kitchen. It was a very clean and comfortable place to stay. The one con for people might be the fact that the decks of the units are completely open and only divided by a deck railing without any privacy wall. We were fortunate to have wonderful families staying to the left and right of us which offered new friendship more than annoyance. This was more than likely a one-time vacation for us, due to where we live, but we would come back to the same place if opportunity afforded and highly recommend for a family vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Beachfront home

  • 5 of 5

The townhome is right on the beach and has two community pools in (short) walking distance. This townhome is perfect for a family or small group. The kitchen is fully stocked with cooking appliances, coffee beans, sugar, coffee grounder, and even a milk froather! The only downside is that the back deck has no privacy from the adjoining townhomes (i.e., no privacy walls)- which isn't a big deal if you don't mind making friends with your neighbors. The unit is also stocked with beach towels, chairs, umbrellas, and toys! It really is a nice place and a great deal. The owners were very nice and easy to work with as well. We hope to come back and stay again soon!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful beach home!

  • 5 of 5

From the very first contact with this beautiful beach home's owner, Len, this was a terrific experience. Len was extremely helpful in answering questions and making sure we had all the information needed BEFORE we even made a final decision. He completely went above and beyond our expectations! And this home...WOW! Incredible views right from your very own deck. When we arrived, the house was sparkling clean and very welcoming. We were so impressed with all the little extras provided. From a coffee grinder to dishwasher soap, this place had it all. Comfy beds, plenty of room for the family to feel relaxed and an amazing deck that leads you right to the white sand. The only problem that we had was leaving!

Thank you, Len for a beautiful beach home and for your incredible kindness throughout our vacation planning experience!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Conway, AR
5

Perfect Place!

  • 5 of 5

Sometimes getting older is no fun! BUT if we had to turn 50 years old this year, my friends and I couldn't have found a better place to celebrate this milestone birthday. Ramsgate is a well-appointed condo in a PRIME location on Seagrove Beach in Florida. The owners have thought of everything. The oceanfront view (being RIGHT on the beach) was fantastic. The owners even sent us very detailed information about recommendations of where to eat, what to do, where to rent bikes, and where to find medical care if needed. We had a blast AND hope to get back to Ramsgate either for another girl's week or with our individual families.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seaside
"Great place for shopping, dining, and enjoying the night life. During high seasons they have..."
Cafe Thirty A
"Fantastic food. On the high end of pricing but worth it for special nights out."
Cocoons
"Great little Deli in Seagrove Beach. Try their barbeque, it's always good."
Eastern Lake
"Eastern Lake is one of South Walton's rare tidal lakes. It periodically opens to the Gulf of..."
Rosemary Beach
Nearest Airport
26.1 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Car: recommended

Great shopping and sightseeing in nearby Seaside, Rosemary Beach and the outlet malls of Destin, within 1/2 mile of great restaurants and seafood markets. Great place to kayak or stand-up paddleboard.

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Rates & Availability

Seaside Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016
May 14 2016 - Aug 5 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,850
 
 
Late Summer 2016
Aug 6 2016 - Sep 16 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
Fall 2016
Sep 17 2016 - Oct 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$260
$1,650
 
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1
 
 
Xmas - New Year 2017
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$230
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $135 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

Fifty percent of nightly rate, cleaning, and tax -- plus the VRBO/Homeaway Service Fee -- is due at booking to hold your reservation. The remainder is due 45 days prior to scheduled arrival.

Refunds for cancellations are 100 percent minus the VRBO Service Fee up to 45 days before arrival.

Spring through Fall bookings are weekly only, Saturday-to-Saturday.

Minimum rental age is 30.

Absolutely NO SMOKING and NO PETS allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

South Walton Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Bunk has 2 single mattresses. Only for children under 16
    Convertible Sofa - 1 queen , Sleeps 2 children under 16, or 1 adult, maximum
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • Sleeps 6 in regular beds and an additional in living room pull out queen sleeper sofa. Maximum occupancy is 7. Maximum of 5 people over 16.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This townhouse has a large main deck, 2 community pools (one heated all year), outdoor charcoal grill, and views and sunsets to dream about.

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