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"Fun and Games" the perfect beach house in Summers Edge

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


About the property

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

Completely remodeled 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. 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

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 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'.


Seagrove Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • 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
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 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
  • 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
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • 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


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"Fun and Games" the perfect beach house in Summers Edge
average rating of 4.911111 based on 45 reviews

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: Feb 25, 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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Beautiful, Comfortable House in Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This was our second extended stay at Fun and Games and likely not our last. Laurie, the owner, and the management company were both very responsive. The house is in a quiet neighborhood and is decorated and maintained beautifully. There are high quality appliances and kitchen accessories. We enjoyed the screened porch and being on the beach-side of CR 30-A. The 19-mile, paved bike and walking trail is at the end of the block so it was easy to ride east to Rosemary, Alys, Seacrest and Inlet Beacbes or west to Seaside, Watercolor and Grsyton Beaches. During our 5-week stay the trail was closed between Grayton and Blue Mountain. There are many good restaurants in the area, and there is a Publix grocery store in nearby Seaside. We have stayed in many VRBOs, and Fun and Games is at the top of our list for quality, comfort, convenience, and ownership.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Memphis, TN 38104

Great location and comfortable home.

  • 5 of 5

I loved staying at Fun and Games. My husband and I rented for 2 weeks from the week before Thanksgiving until the Sunday after the Holiday. The house is very well kept and very comfortable. Master Bedroom with porch upstairs was delightful. Linens and bed are comfortable. Would be great to have a bathtub upstairs but certainly not a crisis. Bathroom plenty spacious.

The owners have put plenty of hooks throughout the house which is so helpful for wet bathing suits, towels, etc. thank you.

Loved the outdoor shower after a day at the beach. And, the front porch is wonderful. The kitchen is also great. Very nice appliances.

Couldn’t find a 9x12 baking pan but otherwise, it had everything we needed.

Den has 2 comfy couches and a big coffee table which is great for games and a puzzle. TV is fine but could really use a sound bar as it echos in the cabinet it was in.

We had our son come over from college for a few days and another couple came the off week for a few days to hang with us. No matter whether there were 2 of us or 4 of us, the house was accommodating.

The neighborhood itself was great. Met wonderful owners in the development. Love that the main road off 30A is closed except to residents. Makes traffic really quiet. And, since it’s right off 30A, there is easy access to the beach which was absolutely lovely as expected. We never even used the heated pool in the development because we spent so much time at the beach. It looked great, though. The weather was just lovely these middle 2 weeks in November.

We brought our Kayaks as the Coastal Dune Lakes are a big reason we like to come. The access to the Eastern Lake public boat launch is less than .5 miles away! Eastern Lake is so great and the Gulf was quiet enough many days to take the kayaks directly into the ocean from the lake. Nothing better.

Fun and Games is a great location. An .3 mike walk to The Perfect Pig for an amazing breakfast or lunch. Hoping on our bikes gave us even more options. We biked to Seaside, Blue Mountain, Alys, Rosemary for fun and food a lot. Super close to the Publix for groceries or the Choctawhatchee Bay for even more adventures.

Sandcastles resorts and Laurie, the owner, were very responsive which I appreciated. We got locked out our last day and they were both on it in minutes. That’s so helpful.

The best part? We got to bring our pups! We can’t wait to come back! Thank you for providing such a wonderful home for us to enjoy.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Robbie- We are thrilled you had a wonderful 2 weeks at Fun and Games. The fall is such a wonderful time on 30A. Sounds as if you were able to experience many of the fun and interesting activities in the area. As many people comment, Fun and Games has a wonderful central location on 30A, its quiet and the beach access is incredibly close. We did stock the kitchen with the 9x12 baking pan you were missing. It will be there on your next visit to Fun and Games- Laurie
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Beautifully updated, clean, well kept, great neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful week staying in your home. I consider myself very picky when looking for places to stay and sometimes pictures can be deceiving. This home will not disappoint! It's been beautifully updated, well kept, and very clean. We travel down to this area from Nashville every year with five other neighbor families. We all are looking forward to coming back next year and staying in this sweet quiet little neighborhood. We all agree this was the best area we have stayed by far. Even our goldendoodle enjoyed her stay! She sat on the screened in porch and watched the squirrels all day and enjoyed being with her family. We love that we were able to bring her with us. The adults had a blast and the kids loved it! We even became friends with the neighbor owners across the street which were so helpful in recommending places to eat and things to do. We are all looking forward to coming back to this neighborhood next year and our family can't wait to stay in your home again!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Candice Thank you for your kind words. We are always thrilled when another new family discovers Fun and Games and the wonderful Summers Edge neighborhood. Summers Edge is centrally located to all that is happening on 30A, yet quietly tucked away from the noise and crowds. With the added bonus of being south of 30A, having a private beach access, and 2 community pools, the neighborhood has developed a large following of repeat visitors. We are looking forward to welcoming you back for your fall break again next year. Laurie
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Marietta, GA

Our favorite place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time to Fun & Games and it did not disappoint. The home is perfectly, yet comfortably appointed. The screened in front porch is the best place to be when not on the beach. We hope to be back next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a FANTASTIC time at Fun and Games! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home. It's a great location- quiet, close to the glorious beach, pools, and close enough to enjoy all of the quaint communities from Watercolor to Rosemary Beach. The house itself is well-decorated and spotless, with tons of storage and hooks. The screened-in front porch was a hit. We loved all of the comfortable seating in the living room and the big kitchen table for playing games. We cooked breakfast and lunch at "home" and ate dinner at delicious restaurants. A highlight of the trip was a sunset Catamaran ride out of Panama City. So many dolphins! Laurie, thank you for all of your help leading up to the trip with the uncertainty of Irma. It was a wonderful experience and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa I am so happy you all ended up having a wonderful Anniversary get-away! You truly deserved it after the stress of Irma leading up to the trip. Your positive outlook helped us all. We would love to welcome you back anytime Laurie
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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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage insurance $45 + Tax
Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Cleaning fee $210 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

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

Monthly stays require a refundable $500 damage deposit. Damage insurance does not apply

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.