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David Crenshaw

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english


42 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

We want your experience at SEAVIEW to be the very best ! Your vacation home has it all!

* 4BR, 3.5 BA....sleeps 8 + a ROLL-A-WAY bed for a child + Pak N Play for an infant. TOTAL 9 adults/children + infant

* SOLAR HEATED POOL @ no cost to you! (For added pool enjoyment in the Spring and Fall).

* HOT TUB & FIRE PIT ....the nighttime stars are just fabulous!

* Lots of Lounge Chairs around the pool & hot/cold shower

* PLUS ......FREE beach chairs, umbrellas, a cooler for the beach, and lots of sand toys for your kids!

* and internet and a fabulous 4K HD TV with free Amazon Prime movies + multiple sport networks to catch your favorite baseball or football games!

* And a short walk to one of the TOP THREE BEACHES in US!

We DO keep our calendar of bookings up to date, so click on CALENDAR for availability. PLEASE CHECK OUR CALENDAR BEFORE CONTACTING US! Rates are now posted for early 2107 and monthly.

Seaview is proud to have been one of eight homes on the 2013 St George Island Tour of Homes!

Seaview offers more for less! Check out our competition and read our Guest Reviews. No one offers a SOLAR HEATED POOL AT NO COSTS, No one offers FREE BEACH CHAIRS AND UMBRELLAS. We also provide a lot of the small, but important, items that make your vacation better. Feature for feature, Seaview rates are lower than other homes. So check out the rest and come back to the best--Seaview!

Storm protection is available to protect your valuable vacation dollars. You may get Travel Insurance, or Storm Protection from Seaview or choose to do neither.

Seaview is a clean and fresh home that you will be proud to stay in.

* 4K Hi Def TV in Living Room, 3 Smart TV's--with Netflix and Amazon Prime available.

*Nice furnishings, family games, lots of books to read......and more!

*The BEACH is located an easy 133 steps walk down the adjacent beach access path to miles of beautiful white sand beach of the Gulf of Mexico. The beaches at St. George are never crowded.

*National Estuary Preserve is behind Seaview on the bay where you will see wildlife, nature trails, and sandy bay front beaches.

* Solar heated, private POOL with lots of lounge chairs and a table for outdoor eating.

* "Downtown" St. George is only a mile away with shops, seafood vendors, Piggy Wiggly Express & The Fresh Market (small but well stocked grocery stores), Sometimes Its Hotter ( a speciality shop with cheeses, breads, sweets, beer, etc).. Also a 1/2 mile FISHING PIER, bait stores, a liquor store and restaurants. Rentals are available for boats, bicycles, kayaks, & surreys on the island as well as fishing or guided tours.

* BIKE PATH--- Walkers and joggers can enjoy a safe place to keep up with their exercise program on the 10 mile bike path across the street from SEAVIEW.

* OFFICE >>We don't want you to work but ,if you have to, we try to make it easy. We have a small office with a table, chair, and free high speed secured wireless internet service and free long distance.

FIRST FLOOR: Master Bedroom & bath with a Jacuzzi tub, a TWIN bedroom with two XL twin beds and a QUEEN bedroom (w/space for our roll away bed), and a large bath. All bedrooms open out onto a decks with a view of the Gulf of Mexico. It is a great place to sit and read a book or take a snooze. There is also a laundry room on this level. Linens are provided FREE.

UPSTAIRS in an open floor plan is the completely furnished kitchen with an island, and the dining and living areas and powder room. There is also another Master Bedroom with bath and a large walk in shower. When you walk out to the deck you will see a ship's ladder that can take you up to the CROW'S NEST where you can snooze in the hammock or just look at the view. We like to sit on the front deck and rock and watch the clear blue water and the dolphins in the mornings and late afternoons (binoculars provided). We have provided great amenities in the kitchen from sharp knives to pretty dishes and glasses.

For the BABY--we provide a Pack N Play (bring baby sheets), a booster seat with tray (attaches to chair) and two safety gates to block the stairs.

*On the ground floor, there is COVERED PARKING for three-four cars.

* Expanded OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT AREA with the private heated pool, hot tub, fire pit, a fish cleaning table, an outdoor shower with hot and cold water, and 2 park-style grills.

Pets are NOT allowed and for the enjoyment and health considerations of all our guests, smoking is NOT permitted.

Our rates INCLUDE added amenities>> paper towels, bath soap, toilet paper, garbage can liners, dish and dishwasher soap, general purpose cleaner, dish cloths, & coffee filters. And BEACH CHAIRS, UMBRELLAS, & SAND TOYS. Other homes do NOT provide beach chairs and save you $240 for a family of 6 !

We want to share our home with you and hope you will enjoy it as much as we do. If there is anything that you need, please email or call us and we will let you know if we have it or see if we can provide it. We want you to be happy and we want you to come back.

For additional descriptions and additional photos, please check out our Seaview website...seaviewsgi, or see below and look for the blue lettering 'CLICK HERE--Seaview website...' This will link you over to our personal Seaview website which includes our Rental Agreement. We are self managed and try our best to provide to you a wonderful vacation experience.

Suzy & David

Keywords: House, luxury beach home

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
David Crenshaw (Owner)
Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

About David Crenshaw

Welcome to SEAVIEW! We have been coming to St.George Island since 1992 when our kids were young. The initial appeal to St. George Island was the vast, beautiful white sand beaches with no crowds and the overall laid back atmosphere. And you know what? St. George is still like that! A 'crowded' day at the beach is seeing 20 people in either direction.... for miles! Additionally, St George is a safe place...from the Gulf waters being gentler than the Atlantic to the fact that most people on SGI do not lock their car when they go out...because they do not need to.

For 10 years, we rented homes at SGI and then decided to purchase. Seaview is our 3rd home and we purchased it in the fall of 2004 when the home was 1 yr old.

We love SEAVIEW and try our best to be sure it is always in excellent condition. We have had, and continue to have, fun decorating SEAVIEW and selecting colors and artwork that make SEAVIEW a cheerful and relaxing place to visit.

Suzy and I are retired and live in Decatur,Ga (a small town 6 miles east of downtown Atlanta) in a historic neighborhood in a home we designed and built in 2007. We do get to SEAVIEW several times a year as we find it our peaceful and relaxing retreat.

Our three kids are now grown and live all over the world. We try to make SEAVIEW our gathering point for those occasions when we can all be together at the same time.

We welcome you to make SEAVIEW your place to make memories with your family.

David and Suzy

David Crenshaw purchased this house in 2004

Why David Crenshaw chose Florida

We bought our home at St George Island after looking at several other areas. St George offers the best combination of very low population density (no high rises), one of the top 5 beaches in the US, one of the top fishing spots in the US, and a nice variety of local stores that offer all we need when we visit. Additionlly, it a nature lovers area with lots of estuary areas as well as a 7 mile long state park that is nationally known. It is common to see egrets right on the beach and SGI is known for its turtle nesting areas.

What makes this house unique

When we go to SEAVIEW, we enjoy the vast beautiful beach and our private pool and hot tub. Words can not describe the beauty of the nightime skies from the hot tub.....SGI does not have any street lights so the skies are more visable. And the sunrises and sunsets are simply unbelievable! We also like to take walks on the beach or in the estuary which is one block back of our home. And then we like to bicycle on the 10 mile long bike path in front of our home that is mostly flat and easy to bike! And of course, we often do nothing at all but relax on the deck in our chairs! We also like the quality and variety of the numerous restaurants on St. George as well as those in close by historic Apalachicola.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Despite a mix of rainy and sunny days, our two families has a wonderful time at Seaview. Our kids spend hours in the pool..rain or shine..and we made it to the beach more than a handful of times.The State Park was a must and our favorite place to eat was the Blue Patriot--a great view of the shoreline when you eat outside..

The house was wonderful--great spaces and great amenities...i think we had it all! We especially appreciated the Pak N Play and booster seat for our 2 year nice not to have to bring those things along during travel.

Thank you for sharing your home with us!
Jul 2013
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based on 42 traveler reviews

average rating of 5.0 based on 71 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to the Island and it was absolutely beautiful. The Island was nice and quiet and very relaxing. The house is exactly as pictured. Very clean with all the amenities we needed. They have done an amazing job decorating and providing lots of extras in this house. We didn't need to contact the owner because everything we needed was provided for us. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tracy and Chris, thanks for your kind comments! We do try to provide everything you may need for a fabulous vacation. We are at Seaview now making some more improvements for your future visit. david and suzy
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Winter 2016

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our month at Seaview on St George Island! The home is gorgeous and met all our expectations and needs! There is plenty of room for more then 1 family! Being here in Feb did not allow us to use the pool but it was inviting to just have the view and sit in the sun and enjoy the ambiance! We did enjoy the hot tub which is poolside! The decks with the beautiful view of the ocean have southern exposure and are perfect for morning coffee and soaking up some sun! You see the ocean from every room in this home which we loved!!! St. George Island is a very relaxing and beautiful place to vacation! The Crenshaws are excellent to work with and are prompt and always available for your questions and concerns!!! Would highly recommend this property!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Don & Brenda, thanks for your wonderful comments! Those sunrises from the spectacular. Add a cup of coffee and life does not get any better that that.... except seeing the nighttime skies from the hot tub! david and suzy
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Family Friendly and Spacious on St. George Island

  • 5 of 5

We were a little late to booking for our after-Christmas holiday trip (but not too late) and found this wonderful property on St. George Island that easily accommodated our two families enjoying the Florida coast for a week.

The communication before, during and after with David Crenshaw was excellent and responsive and he was very helpful in answering any questions we might have, or in offering suggestions on what else to do when on the island.

The property itself was ideal if you want to be off the beach but still have super easy access - and with a solar-heated pool our families were never far away from water. Alongside the pool were two standing grills which we used 3 times in our 5 day stay and a fire pit, which we also found to be perfect for evening smores with the kids and just sitting by and chatting after bedtime.

There were 4 bedrooms to easily accommodate our group of 4 adults, two children and two toddlers. (Even a pack n' play for the littlest one.) Spaces were clean and well decorated as befits a beach/island property.

The topmost living level held the kitchen/dining space, living room and one of the master bedrooms and all levels had a great Gulf view from only a block and half off the beach.

As is typical with rentals such as this you need to bring just about everything, food-wise, for your stay. But there are a couple of grocery stops right on the island only 2 minutes (no kidding) away for any last minute runs. The Crenshaws provided all of the kitchen accessories we needed and there were fresh sheets and towels throughout the bedrooms at Seaview, as they like to call it.

It was our first time visiting St. George Island. Would we go again? Certainly, and are already thinking about when. Would we stay at Seaview again? Certainly. You will enjoy it as well.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: REG and family..thanks so much for your review. I am glad you had a great stay for your first visit to St George. The two grocery stores close by that you mentioned do a pretty good job of providing most of what you might need. They also usually have firewood for the fire pit. We look forward to your return visit to Seaview. David and Suzy
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Wonderful trip

  • 5 of 5

There were 6 of us on this trip

The home was wonderful. The hot tub and pool were comfortable and we'll maintained. St George Island is beautiful. The only problem with the visit was that we had to leave this little slice of paradise. I would recommend this to all.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joey and family..thanks for your kind remarks about the pool and hot tub. I believe our pool service does do a good job and the solar heater works really well for extended pool times in the Spring and Fall. Sounds like you are already missing "this little slice of paradise" come back soon! David and Suzy
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  • 5 of 5

This was a great house! We took a trip to St. George for a couples getaway and this house fit our needs perfectly. Anytime I had a question the owner either emailed or called me right back and was very helpful. I would definitely stay at Seaview again and would recommend this house to anyone else.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joey and friends...thanks for your kind remarks. I do try my best to be very responsive to our guests, not only so you will return but, you are spending a lot of money for your vacation and you should expect good a good experience! David and Suzy
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Perfect for family fun!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in this beautiful home. The house was perfect for two families with children. There were gates for the stairs and a pack and play and booster seat to help limit what a family needs to bring. We loved playing in the pool during the day and building a fire in the fire pit at night. The owner is very helpful and organized. We would definitely recommend this house to any of our friends or family visiting SGI!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Laura, thanks for your comments. Although you live in a Florida beach town, I appreciate your coming to St George and Seaview for your family vacation. And yes, the Fire Pit is a real winner with lots of folks and Seaview is one of only a few homes that have a Fire Pit.
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Panama City OR Tallahassee
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Several bars/restaurants
Nearest Golf
24 Miles
Two golf courses...see our Seaviewsgi website
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
US 98
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Several restaurants/bars
Car: necessary

Beach Path is adjacent to the home and just 133 steps to the Gulf of Mexico! Ten mile bike and walking path is across from Seaview! See our website for lots of things to do and see.


Rates & Availability

St George Island House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 28 2016 - Aug 5 2016
7 night minimum stay
Aug 6 2016 - Aug 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
Aug 28 2016 - Sep 2 2016
6 night minimum stay
FALL 2016
Sep 3 2016 - Oct 28 2016
5 night minimum stay
Oct 29 2016 - Nov 18 2016
5 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
5 night minimum stay
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 21 2016
5 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2016 - Dec 28 2016
5 night minimum stay
Dec 29 2016 - Jan 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jan 5 2017 - Feb 24 2017
5 night minimum stay
Feb 25 2017 - Mar 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
Mar 18 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 15 2017 - May 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug 5 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
FALL 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
5 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2017 - Dec 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Dec 27 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 9.0%

PREVIOUS TENANTS OF SEAVIEW (last 5 yrs)>>contact me directly for your discount. Beginning 9/1/16, prev tenants get 5% off for 1 previous stay, 7.5% off or 2 prev stays, 10% off for 3+ previous stays! VRBO will not calculate this, so direct contact is necessary.

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Florida House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2376 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , top floor bath w/ huge shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , first floor master bath w/ Jacuzzi tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , first floor bath for Q & T bedrooms w/tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , half bath off of living room
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower , hot and cold water shower in pool area!
  • 3.5 baths plus hot/cold outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Top Floor Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , top floor master bedroom and bath
    1St Floor Master Bedroom 2 - 1 king , this K bed has a memory foam topper....ahhh!
    1st Floor Queen Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Q BR has space for the Roll-a-Way bed
    1st Floor XL Twins Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds are Xrta long!
    Pak N Play available - 1 baby crib , Pak N Play available for your infant----bring sheets 4 PNP.
    Roll-A-Way bed - Roll-A-Way, suitable for a child/ max 125 lbs
  • We think our beds are pretty comfortable...see our Guest Comments! Our twin bedroom features XL twin beds for those tall teenagers or adults!, We do have a Pak N Play but you do need to bring sheets for it. We also have 2 safety gates and an infant seat that attaches to a chair., We have a Roll Away bed that can go into the Queen bedroom. The Roll-A-Way is only suitable for a child.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Fire Pit in the outdoor entertainment area. We are the only home that we know of at St. George that do provide you free beach chairs, umbrellas, umbrellas stands, a cooler and sand toys for your kids. Seaview is also the only home with a solar heated pool and that is free!

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