New Restaurants on tap for Scenic 30A

An old classic and a new eatery are open in South Watlon


Seagrove Village Market and the Surfing Deer – both in Seagrove at the intersection of County Road 395 and Scenic 30A – are ready for hungry locals, vacationers and foodies alike. The Hartley Restaurant Group are behind both eateries.

The venerable Seagrove Village Market as been a South Walton staple for generations. The restaurant closed last year and moved about 50 yards north to the corner of County Road 395 and Grove Avenue in Old Seagrove. Check out the website and menus here.

Open for lunch and dinner, the Seagrove Village Market will still over the classics that folks have come to love over the years. Burgers and the grouper sandwiches will still be available, as will the Po-Boys, which include grouper, shrimp, oyster, Andouille and shrimp and a new comer – hot chicken.

Shrimp tacos, salads, fried seafood baskets and desserts are ready too.

The Hartley Group also added the Surfing Deer in the old V Seagrove location. You can visit their website page here. The Surfing Deer is only open for dinner.

They will have oysters, crispy calamari, cheddar-jalapeno corn pancakes and other appetizers.

The main courses include: local Gulf fish, stout coffee braised short ribs, shrimp and grits and red curry mussels. Sides, soups, salads and much more is ready for you at the Surfing Deer.

Just Sold in Abacos on Scenic 30A


Property Description

This amazing fully furnished two-floor condo has Gulf views and will be an ideal vacation rental and beach retreat. Located across the street from the Ed Walline Beach Access and next door to all the shops, restaurants and entertainment at Gulf Place, Abacos is perfectly located on Scenic 30A. A local rental management company estimates the condo can do $39,045 in Gross Rental Income a year.

The top floor of this condo is all about living and entertaining. The open kitchen has stainless appliances, marble counter tops and a breakfast bar. The dining area leads into the living room, which has a balcony with Gulf views. This corner condo also has plenty of windows that run along the side of the building letting in lots of sunlight. There is a locked, owners closet next to the front door. A half bathroom rounds out the top floor of this unit.

Heading downstairs there are three bedrooms with two full bathrooms. This floor also has an entry/exit door that leads out to the second floor of the complex for easy access. The master bedroom has an ample walk-in closet, a tiered ceiling, and comfortable furniture. The master bathroom has dual sinks and a tub and shower combo. Down the hallway there are two more bedrooms – one with a queen bed and the other with twin beds. The condo also has a full-sized washer and dryer. The two guest bedrooms have access to a private balcony as well. Abacos also has a private pool. All room dimensions and square footage are approximate and should be verified by the buyer.

For more information, call Christina Meinen at 850.974.9704 or Andy Meinen at 850.419.4777.  Andy and Christina are Realtors, who specialize in listing and selling real estate along 30A, Destin and Sandestin, as well as Seacrest Beach, Rosemary Beach, Alys Beach, WaterColor and WaterSound.

Just Listed in Seacrest Beach, FL

This amazing three-story furnished vacation home has excellent Gulf views and is in the much sought after Seacrest Beach community along Scenic 30A.

This four-bedroom – plus loft and office – home is a great vacation rental with a gross rental income for 2012 of $43,235 and projected to reach $50,000 by the end of the year. Rental rates have been raised and the home is projected to gross $59,073.75 in 2013 by 360 Blue Properties. The home can sleep 14 guests.

The first master bedroom and bathroom are on the first floor, along with the kitchen, living and dining areas. The second floor has a bedroom and a bunk room, as well as an entertainment room with a pullout sleeper queen sofa. The third floor has a office/bonus room with great Gulf views and the second master bedroom.

Owners and guests have access to Seacrest Beach’s 12,000-foot lagoon pool, deeded beach access, and a convenient tram service. Seacrest Beach is also ideally located between Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach so you’re close to shopping and dining, all within walking distance. All room dimensions and square footage are approximate and should be verified by the buyer.

Call Andy Meinen at 850.419.4777 or Christina Meinen at 850.974.9704 for more information.

Just Sold in Rosemary Beach, FL


This home on the southside of Rosemary Beach just sold – great location, 3rd row back from the Gulf!

The market continues to move along Scenic 30A.

For more information, call Christina Meinen at 850.974.9704 or Andy Meinen at 850.419.4777.

Property Details

The corner lot upon which this Rosemary Beach home sits fronts a small park and is adjacent to a pedestrian boardwalk leading to the beach. The main house features three elevator-accessible floors while the three-story carriage house includes a two-car garage with private exterior parking for two additional vehicles.

The carriage house features a sleeping loft which doubles as the home’s sixth bedroom. The garage contains a washer and dryer for guests staying in the carriage house. Stainless steel kitchen appliances, American walnut hardwood floors, gorgeous stone floors in the baths and granite counters throughout are among some of its features.

Rosemary Beach offers amenities that include swimming at four pools, kayaking, biking, tennis and shopping.