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5 BR, 5 BA, sleeps up to 12, close to West pool and quick walk to town square

Bedrooms 5
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

In Seaside Proper, Sleeps 12, Close To Pools, Playground & Fitness Center

Situated just north of the town square and in the heart of Seaside, Mint 4 Fun with 5 bedrooms, 5 baths and an enclosed tower room with balcony is where you want to be!

Beware - there are many listings on the internet that claim to be in Seaside, when actually they may be near Seaside, but not in the Seaside community. If you want to be able to use the Seaside amenities (3 community pools, fitness center, tennis, playground), be walking distance to the Seaside town square and amphitheater, and have access to the much less crowded Seaside beach, you must stay in a property that is actually in Seaside!

MInt 4 Fun has large, covered porches on the main floor and second floor. The second floor porch has private entrances from 2 separate bedrooms. All bedrooms have en suite baths.

A tower room with open balcony on the fourth level affords nice views of the gulf and all of Seaside and is a fantastic place to enjoy the sunset or your morning coffee.

The design of this home is architecturally unique.

From the bunk room with a spacious hideaway loft, the 30' cathedral ceilings in the living room, and the close proximity to all the Seaside amenities, you will be amazed with this property!

Mint 4 Fun is just a few steps from the west-end pool and only a couple blocks to the private Pensacola beach pavilion.

We have a large wagon, a rolling cooler, some beach chairs and beach toys for your use.

The Seaside chapel, playground, fitness center, and 3 community pools are all close by.

The completely remodeled kitchen has beautiful granite countertops, glass tile backsplash, stainless appliances and much more.

There are hardwood floors throughout the house and custom plantation shutters for every window.

Of course the powdery white sand and crystal clear ocean is what brings you here, but other highlights of staying in Seaside that you will enjoy are shopping in the many quaint shops, eating at the award winning restaurants, bike riding through town, strolling down the hidden paths or relaxing on the outdoor porches enjoying the fragrant sea air and warm breezes.

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Christie Derrick
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Christie Derrick

We have been renting out our vacation properties in the 30A area since 2008 and are very knowledgeable about the beautiful 30A community and award winning Seaside.

We will do everything we can to make sure you, your family and friends make some wonderful vacation memories while staying in our home and we feel sure you will want to return every year!

Christie Derrick purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Christie Derrick chose South Walton

Anyone who has ever visited Seaside knows why we are thrilled to own this property!

What makes this cottage unique

There's no bad location in Seaside, but we especially love where Mint 4 Fun is located because we are so close to all the amenities Seaside is famous for.

The Seaside square with all the fabulous shopping and restaurants is a short stroll from our house.

The west end pool is just steps away and the other 2 pools - the Family pool and Adult pool - are also on our street. The fitness center, tennis courts, playground and Seaside Chapel are also right down the street.

The private Pensacola beach pavilion is only 2 blocks from our house and we have a large wagon, a rolling cooler and some beach chairs and beach toys at the house for your use.

With all these amenities being so close and Publix grocery store being an easy bike ride from our house, you will likely not need your car during your entire vacation!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

5 BR, 5 BA, sleeps up to 12, close to West pool and quick walk to town square
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Bet house for the money in Seaside

  • 5 of 5

Loved it and the homeowner was even better.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brian M.

  • 5 of 5

Mint 4 Fun is the place to stay in Seaside! This home is very comfortable and close to everything in Seaside! We enjoyed our stay so much that we are already booked again for this summer! The owner Christie is a joy to work with and is extremely helpful. This home is perfect for our group of 12 and we can't wait for our next trip this summer!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our week in Seaside was heavenly!! The house was amazing and perfect for our family. Very comfortable and equipped for our large group. We have children of all ages (college age, teenagers, elementary and a 1 year old) and it appealed to everyone. The beach is gorgeous and Seaside is the perfect getaway!! We loved every minute and have already booked again for next year!!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jackson, MS

Mint for Our Family!

  • 5 of 5

Our family just returned from staying at Mint 4 Fun. It was the best house ever and the best owners ever! The layout and decorations of the house are great. The details of the house are great. The owner Christie was GREAT to work with. She emailed her person recommendations for eating and activities that we used everyday. She had great instructions on how everything worked in the house. Because we were staying with Christie, we felt like we were taken care of, especially when we were told by various places they take care of her renters. The location was great, close to the beach and town. I loved escaping to the private balcony off one of the masters and the tower room/lookout balcony. I cannot say enough wonderful things about our entire experience there. You will not regret staying at Mint 4 Fun.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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atlanta, ga

Wonderful Family House

  • 5 of 5

Sleeping arrangements are perfect for two families, with a great bunkroom for the kids. The walk to the nearby square with all the shopping and restaurants is very close, as well as the walk to the beach. The owner provides a wagon and beach buggy for taking beach stuff to the beach plus lots of beach toys. Also, the owner, Christie was very easy to work with and readily available to provide info and recommendations for dining, etc. Will stay there again.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, Texas

Fantastic Home; Fantastic Owner

  • 5 of 5

This house is amazing! It is right in the heart of Seaside and is far more updated than most Seaside homes. Easy access (walking distance) to all that Seaside has to offer. It easily accomodated our party of 6 adults and 6 kids (with room to spare). The interior of the home has all of the modern amenities that we have all become accustomed to (particularly good in our case because there were a couple rain out days on this trip). We will definitely be coming back.

In addition, the owners are fantastic, very easy to work with, and were very accomodating of our needs. Christine even went out of her way to send some friendly suggestions on activities going on in Seaside during our stay, including some of the better vendors and restaurants. I highly recommend this property and its owners!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Seaside Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 22 2016 - Mar 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Apr 8 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 20 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Fourth of July week 2016 - $6800/week
Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks - $5250/week or $795/night
Amenities passes are optional. Passes available for $60/day (access for all members of your group to 3 pools, tennis and fitness center). They are included in weekly rent during the Summer season.
3.5% fee added for credit card payments
Minimum age limit for renters: no renters under the age of 25 unless parent chaperone(s) also staying on the premises

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Seaside Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 13 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bunk room
  • All the bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms. The bunk room has a shower/tub combo and all the other bathrooms have showers.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master #1 - 1 king
    Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed , The bunk room has 2 sets of bunk beds and sleeps 4
    Main level guest room #2 - 2 twin/ single , This room has one twin bed with a trundle bed and sleeps 2
    Main level guest room - 1 queen , Perfect for guests who prefer not to use the stairs
    King bedroom #2 - 1 king , This BR has a K bed and access to the 2nd level porch
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

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