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Charming Beach Cottage Close to Beach Access and Pool~Spring 2018 Availability

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps up to 8 (6 in beds)

Plan your family getaway at SOUTHERN BELLE and start a new tradition of vacation memories. This charming home (newly painted interior for 2018) located in 'Magnolia Cottages by the Sea' on Scenic Highway 30A, is a short walk to the white sandy beaches of the Emerald Coast and the neighborhood's seasonally heated pool.

Our family friendly, 3-bedroom cottage can sleep up to six in beds and offers all the comfort and upgrades you would expect from a luxury home. The open concept great room features hardwood floors, comfy furniture for lounging and a flat-screen TV with cable. The kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. Kids love the breakfast bar with stools while adults relish the comfort of our dining area. We provide table settings for 8 guests and all cookware to whip up a wonderful meal. There is also a full sized washer and dryer in the laundry room conveniently located off the kitchen for your use.

The master suite offers a king size bed and a private bath with a walk in shower. The queen suite has a private bath with a tub. The third bedroom has a twin sized daybed with a pull-out twin size trundle and is located adjacent to the third bathroom. We also have two twin sized rollaway beds. The home is equipped with free wi-fi and all bedrooms are equipped with televisions.

Last but surely not least is our large screened porch with padded outdoor furniture. Relax and enjoy the tropical breeze!

A vacation here is sure to help you recharge your batteries, reconnect with nature, and feed your soul! Stay at SOUTHERN BELLE and enjoy all that Scenic 30A has to offer!

More Details

Property Manager
Sandra at 30A Sea Story
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018


Seacrest Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , King Suite
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Queen Suite
    Full 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , With Private Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , With Private Bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , two additional rollaway beds are available
  • The king suite offers cable TV and a private bath with a walk in shower. The queen suite has a private bath with a tub. The third bedroom has a trundle bed which includes two twin sized beds. Our home also offers 2 twin sized rollaway beds for additional sleeping.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

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Charming Beach Cottage Close to Beach Access and Pool~Spring 2018 Availability
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Comfortable home in nice location

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 nights at the Southern Belle and wished we had stayed longer. The home is very comfortable with nice furnishings. If you plan to cook at home, take note that the electric stove is a bit tricky and there are no basic condiments provided.

The proximity to the beach access was an easy walk and the neighborhood is quiet.

The heated community pool was actually too cool to use, and the ocean was too cool for swimming, but wonderful for wading and taking long walks along the beach.

Seaside was approximately a 7 mile bike ride away and a nice spot to grab lunch from the food trucks Deer Lake State Park was only 2 miles down the road and a great spot to enjoy the beach without a crowd.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Great beach house, perfect for young families!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our young son's first beach trip! My wife, her parents, our son, and myself all stayed in this house for just shy of 1 week. It is in a great location: a very short walk across 30A to the private beach access, and even shorter to the nice community pool. The floor plan was great for the five of us. We especially enjoyed all the rooms being on one level, as there were no stairs to worry about with our toddler. The neighborhood is quiet and picturesque, and it is in a very convenient location to the bike paths. Easily get to Seaside to the west or Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach to the east in a very short ride. We will likely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled to hear that your family had such a good time vacationing in our beach cottage! The proximity to the beach and the nearby communities is something that we too love about the neighborhood! Should good fortune bring you back to 30A, we would love for you to choose to stay in our home again!
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Great location. Good home.

  • 3 of 5

We rented for two weeks. Picked this home because they allow pets. The owner is very responsive and helpful. The home is located a short walk to the beach. Nice neighborhood to walk around in. Easy bike ride to Alys and Rosemary. The home itself needed a little love. The king bed was hard and uncomfortable. Glass Stove top and kitchen containers were cracked. The back porch smelled like mildew and full of mosquitos. Never could sit back there. A little fresh paint would do wonders. Overall, the home was stocked with what we needed and was clean.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice beach access!

  • 5 of 5

This home is a close walk to the beach access and it was not crowded. We are beach people and did not use the community pool even though it was about 50 yards away. The house was clean and comfortable. All of the rooms are right off the living and kitchen area. The back porch is very nice and the landscaping blocks out neighboring homes.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review, Jason! Like you, we enjoy spending time enjoying the tranquility and privacy offered by the screened in back porch. We’re thrilled that you and your family a great time staying in our beach home away from home! And the fact that a relatively quiet beach is only minutes away is perfect!
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Clarksville, Ar

Great stay for our family! Can't wait to go back'

  • 5 of 5

Perfect house for my husband & I plus 5 kids! (4 teens and a baby) Not much walking, really close to the pool & the beach. We rode our bikes to Rosemary & to Seaside. I loved our little cottage. Would definitely recommend this location & house to families.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review Lesley! We too love the fact that there is a bicycle path that runs the entire length of 30A! It’s great to be able to walk, jog or cycle to the nearby communities! We’d love for you to stay in our beach cottage again if good fortune brings you back to our little slice of paradise!
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Great stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. Nice and close to the beach, pool across the road. Everything was great!!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Richard! We are glad you enjoyed the time you and your family spent in our beach cottage! We also love how close we are to the neighborhood pool as well as the fact that the Gulf of Mexico and the sugar white sands of the Emerald Coast are only a few minutes away! We’d love the opportunity to host your family’s next vacation in paradise!
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Camp Creek Golf Club
Red's Chicken Shack
Chicken Restaurant
The Rolling Dog
Hot Dog Stand
Mile Marker Fifteen
Southern Restaurant (US)
Caliza Restaurant
American Restaurant
George's At Alys Beach
Seafood Restaurant
Bruno’s Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Ticheli's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Crabby Steves Highpointe
Bar & Grill
Grits & Grind
Breakfast Restaurant
La Cocina Mexican Grill and Bar
Mexican Restaurant
Pizza by the Sea at Seacrest Beach
Pizza Restaurant
Summer Kitchen Café
American Restaurant
Edward's Fine Food And Wine
American Restaurant
Wild Olives Market and Cafe
Amavida Coffee and Tea - Rosemary Beach
Coffee Shop
Cowgirl Kitchen
La Crema Tapas & Chocolate
Spanish Restaurant
Havana Beach Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Restaurant Paradis
Seafood Restaurant
Big Bad Breakfast
American Restaurant
Cuvee 30A
Fine Dining Restaurant
Watersound Cafe
Breakfast Restaurant
amici 30A Italian Kitchen
Italian Restaurant
Barbacoa Mexican Grill
Mexican Restaurant
Shades Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Donut Hole
Donut Shop
Old Florida Fish House
Seafood Restaurant
Steamboat Grill
Bar & Grill
The Terrace Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Seaside Food Trucks
Fast Food Restaurant
The Perfect Pig Gourmet Market
Camp Helen State Park
Mi Casita Mexican Grill
Mexican Restaurant
Brozinni Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Angelina's Pizzeria & Pasta
Italian Restaurant
Cafe Thirty-A
American Restaurant
Our Little Beach Cafe
The Lake House at Carillon Beach
New Jin Jin Buffet Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant
Bayou Bill's Crab House
Oyster Bar Restaurant
723 Whiskey Bravo
American Restaurant
Cowgirl Kitchen
Breakfast Restaurant
Seagrove Village Market
Seafood Restaurant
Surfing Deer
Fine Dining Restaurant
Pizza by the Sea at WaterColor Crossings
Pizza Restaurant
Bubba's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Squidly's Seafood
Seafood Restaurant
Amavida Coffee and Tea - Seaside
Coffee Shop
Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Northwest FL Beaches International Airport (ECP)
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Origins at Watersound
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
George's at Alys Beach
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Private Beach Access


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $215 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

• Guests over 25 years of age and families are welcome. We do not rent to student groups.
• In the spring break and summer high seasons 7-night minimum stays from Saturday through Saturday are required.
• Two adult bike rentals are included in 6+ night stays that fall between March 18 - August 4.
• With an additional pet fee, this home welcomes house trained dogs (hypo-allergenic breeds) no younger than 2 years old. Pets must be on a flea/tick preventative and updated on all vaccinations. Pets must also be crated when no one is in residence. Any evidence of pets on furniture or bedding will result in forfeiture of security deposit.
• Payments may be made directly via check to avoid additional fees. If guests prefer to pay directly via credit card or PayPal online a 4% fee will be added to the invoiced total.

Manager'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.