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Property Details

Updated: May 28, 2015
House, 7 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, Sleeps 20

Availability Calendar at upper right is accurate and updated frequently.

More photos on our website: To see more photos and additional area information, visit BestBeachPlace (dot com).

'Thyme after Thyme' Description:

Seaside at your Doorstep!

Only a block from Seaside and perfect for large or multiple families, 'Thyme after Thyme' is a new 4 story upscale beach home with 7+ bedrooms and 5 full baths. It is literally steps from one of the most beautiful beaches in the world (beach entrance is just 10 yards away) and only a very short stroll to all the unique shops, restaurants, free concerts, movies, and cultural events of enchanting Seaside, Florida. This meticulously maintained Mediterranean style home has a beautiful, private tropical courtyard with heated pool and large stone fireplace, numerous amenities, and 7 well separated bedrooms plus sleeping loft located on all 4 floors. Thyme after Thyme sleeps up to 16-18 in privacy and a maximum of 22, although it is perfect for smaller groups desiring more space as well. The interior is spacious and bright, with 10-15' ceilings and an open floorplan. Walls of floor to ceiling windows frame panoramic ocean views from a nearly 1,000 sq ft great room that will comfortably accommodate everyone in your party. Over 1,600 sq ft of Italian tiled terraces provide stunning gulf views. There are 3 separate living areas and 2 complete custom kitchens, as well as a long list of amenities (se below). Whether it's a beach vacation for one large family, a reunion or other special event, or just close family friends sharing a beach house, you can create memories to last a lifetime at this beautiful, perfectly located home.

Bedroom Locations: (King & Queen bedrooms have Samsung LCD TVs, ceiling fans, and ensuite full baths. Three of the 5 full bathrooms are also separately accessible via hallways. All bathrooms have hair dryers and makeup mirrors.)

Ground Floor: 1 Queen Bedroom (full bath) plus 1 Queen platform bed in a separate room.

2nd Floor: 1 King Bedroom; 1 Queen Bedroom; Bunkroom with 3 Twins and 1 Double bed;

1 Queen sofabed in living room; 1 crib & 1 highchair. Each bedroom has a full bath.

3rd Floor: 2 King Bedrooms, each with full bathroom.

4th Floor: 1 Full Bedroom (Loft) with small private dressing room & balcony

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  • Sleeps 20
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool

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Our first time at Thyme after Thyme. The 21 of us came from a small town in MS - Crystal Springs - ages 70, 68, 43, 40, 39, 36 (2), 35 (2), 30, 10, 9, 8, 6 (2), 5, 4, 3, 2, 1(2). We enjoyed both sunrises and sunsets from the great balconies.....great places for seeing God's handiwork. The kids "lived" in the pool (at least when they were not in the ocean!) We loved being able to walk to the town for ice cream. Our week was busy and oh so much fun. Thank you for sharing your wonderful home.....everyone is sad to leave. The Kitchens family - Crystal Springs, MS
Aug 2013
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Gulf Views! Steps to Beach & Seaside! Heated Pool, 5 Bikes!
-+ (770) 380-9839 (Georgia, USA)
Seaside South Walton
Louisville, KY

Great Family Reunion House

  • 5 of 5
This was the perfect house for our family reunion. There were 17 of us, 7 grandchildren (20 somethings) spouses, three great grandchildren, ages 2,3 and 4. The 2 kitchens came in handy when the babies woke-up earlier than everyone else, they could have breakfast without waking the entire household. Everyone took advantage of the bikes, both for all the bike trails and to get to Seaside and Water Color. We loved all the terraces. Everyone got to have a bed. We used the pool every day and also went to the beach. The babies loved the small pool too. The house was very clean and had all the advertised amenities. We had to call for maintenance and someone arrived in a few hours,even on a holiday weekend. Everyone said they would like to come back. I would definitly recommend this house to others.
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children


Activity and Interests

The beautiful, safe, and very family-friendly New Urbanist town of Seaside is just a short stroll away (only 250 feet). There you'll find numerous unique restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, and a wonderful bookstore and record shop. Throughout the year, Seaside has free outdoor concerts, movies, and many special events. A 30 mile long oceanside biking and walking path courses directly in front of the house. Walk to the Seaside Tennis Center, which is available to our guests (nominal fee), or take a short drive to the Santa Rosa Golf Club. Kids (and adults!) love the ground floor game area with table tennis and the private, palm tree-shaded Bocce ball court. Relax in your totally private heated pool or gather in the evenings around the romantic stone fireplace in the courtyard. Of course, most importantly, the gorgeous beach and azure gulf are only steps away! For more photos and info, visit BestBeachPlace (dot com).

Thank You to all our wonderful guests!...for making 'Thyme after Thyme' South Walton's most popular beach vacation home (% occupancy), six years in a row (2006-2011)

For smaller groups, also consider 'Mer Sea', our new gulf front 4th floor penthouse villa, absolutely ideal for up to 2 smaller families or 2 or 3 couples. It features totally private ocean and beach views from all rooms and a 7000 sq ft tropical lagoon pool. This very spacious luxury 3 bedroom/3 full bath villa sleeps up to 8-12 and has 2 nearly identical king master bedroom suites for parents and 2 full and 2 twin beds in the 3rd bedroom. Only 500 feet from downtown Rosemary Beach, and an easy stroll to Alys Beach as well. To see a 2 minute movie and 17 more photos of 'Mer Sea' and of fabulous High Pointe Resort, simply call or email us for the link to our own website. A complete, upscale remodeling of Mer Sea has just been completed! (New kitchen shown in photos, but not movie.)


Rental rates


  • Nightly Rate: $475 - $895

    Weekly Rate: $2380 - $9840

    Monthly Rate: $0 - $0

  • Winter 2013-14 ....... 670/night .... 3480/week (Nov 2-Mar 1) Holiday weeks at fall rates
    Mid Winter 2014 ..... 475/night .... 2380/week (Jan 6-17)
    Spr Break* 2014 ..... NA/night ..... 8350/week (Mar 8-Apr 26)
    *Promo weeks ...... NA/night ..... 7350/week (Mar 22-29 and Apr 12-19)
    Spring 2014 ............ NA/night ..... 5750/week (Apr 26-May 24) (& Mar 1-8)
    Summer 2014 ..........NA/night ..... 10,700/wk (May 24-Aug 9) %5B+10% wk of July 4%5D
    Late Summer 2014 NA/night ..... 7350/week (Aug 9-Sept 6)
    Fall 2014 .................. 895/night .... 4750/week (Sept 6-Nov 1)

    Free wireless internet, 5 bikes, daily beach chair service, , DVD movies, and more
    ***Most Credit Cards Accepted***
    Saturday arrivals/departures. Weekly only except 4 night minimums fall & winter.
    12% combined tax and one-time $375 cleaning fee. No amenity fees or other charges.
    ***No smoking or pets, please***
    Questions? Contact us any time (email & phone number above)
    For 25 photos & more information, please visit our website: BestBeachPlace (dot com)
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Updated: May 28, 2015


Property Type

  • house


  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool


  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View


  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bathroom 5


  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Bedroom 7


  • Among many other amenities are 2 complete custom kitchens; private heated pool with attached kiddie pool, poolside full bath, outside shower, beach toy corral, beautiful stone fireplace/grill; separate gas grill; large closets, 26" LED TVs, & ceiling fans in all six king and queen bedrooms; free wireless high speed internet; free use of 5 easy-to-ride adult bicycles (located on premises); free daily beach chair (2) & umbrella set-up (exc. winter); 60" Samsung LED HD TV with home theater system; Blu-Ray DVD players & movie library with great selections for all ages; game area with Cornilleau professional table tennis; palm-shaded, private Bocce ball court; both poolside and dining room seating for up to 16 adults; crib & highchair on premises; and expansive gulf view tiled and covered terraces and observation deck, providing exhilarating views from 70 feet above the gulf. Three car garage with parking for up to 6 cars or SUVs. With a brand new Publix grocery less than 1 mile away, you can pick up staples right on your way, and never need your car again! Gourmet groceries and wine shops are also found in Seaside and adjacent Watercolor.

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