Magnolia Cottages by the Sea


Magnolia Cottages by the Sea is a newly created residential community with an outstanding location right off Scenic 30A in Seacrest Beach. It includes three and four bedroom vacation homes placed within a lovely natural forested setting of Loblolly Pines, Live Oak Trees, and of course, Magnolias. The charming Old Florida styled architecture includes old fashioned metal roofs, screened porches, breezy balconies and open decks. It was inspired by serene family beach vacations of golden yesteryears. The interiors are filled with a seamless blend of warm wonderful old time craftsmanship along with modern 21st Century amenities and creature comforts. There are two community swimming pools. One near the entrance is rectangular with shade pergolas and poolside dressing areas with bathrooms. This is close to a ramp and stairs that lead down to the beautiful beach below. You can take a stroll from poolside to Gulfside in no time. A lovely lagoon shaped pool at the far end has cascading waterfalls on each side that spill into the sparkling water. A patio adorned with palm trees has lounge chairs, umbrella tables for poolside refreshment and two enchanting pagoda topped cabanas with bathrooms.

This awesome locale is just two miles west of Rosemary Beach and about six miles east of Seaside. Each picturesque coastal village offers a wide array of fine restaurants, bistros, galleries, specialty shops, outdoor concerts and fun seasonal festivals. It is also close to a natural treasure called Deer Lake. This coastal dune lake is truly precious since they are very rare and found hardly anywhere else in the world. A creek-like estuary beside a dune creates a magical mix of salted fresh water with the changing gulf tides. This creates an abundance of flora, fauna and fish. Deer Lake State Park encompasses this natural preserve with raised walkways meandering across creeks where wild flowers flourish and over sugary dunes to the remote beach. You may take a swim, fish, spot deer nibbling on sea oats or see Great Blue Herons and Snowy White Egrets in their natural habitat.

Star of the Sea provides a perfect vacation place for ten carefree gulf goers in this highly hospitable community since it is right beside the rectangular pool closest to the beach. Three bedrooms all include creamy white cottage styled furnishings, full en suite baths and are located downstairs for easy unpacking. The comfortably appointed Master Suite has a king-sized bed and glass doors that connect directly to a deck. One bright Guest Bedroom features a queen-sized bed while another includes two twin bunk beds beside a vibrant surf board wall mural. There is also a twin hallway bunk.

The open living area upstairs has access to twin covered furnished balconies and a deck where you may enjoy favorite drinks and a nice gulf breeze. The spacious living area has blonde hardwood flooring and a vaulted honey toned wood ceiling. Surf boards and decorative art remind guests that they are at the beach. A brown wraparound couch and white accent chair face an armoire with a TV for entertainment. A square dining table with eight country styled spindle back chairs sit near a sleek gleaming black granite topped kitchen bar with four stools. This provides a perfect spot to lay out appetizers, drinks and buffet entrees. Top of the line stainless steel appliances inspire the creation of a fun family feast. Enjoy!