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The Heart Of Seaside

Bedrooms Studio
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

1 bedroom studio apartment close to the beach.

Sweethaardt is perfect for sweethearts. This cozy retreat is neatly tucked away behind its main house, Mabel Haardt Cottage. It is located on Tupelo st, Seaside's first street. It is located in the back of the MabelHaardt Cottage, formerly the founder of Seaside's own home. This one bedroom cottage provides lots of privacy snuggled in a cozy abundance of trees. It is a very quiet location perfect for one person or a couple. The 2nd floor bedroom has a double bed. The downstairs provides a galley kitchen and a charming cozy living/dining area with a love seat sofa and a full bath. The cottage has a front deck with two teak rockers to enjoy as well.

Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
31 January, 2017

About Owner/Property Manager

A College of Charleston graduate, a New Orleans Native, and born in Alabama, Haardt Moses owns and operates the SweetHaardt Cottage.Greatly interested in the arts and real estate, Haardt actively manages this property with the idea that this house should serve a place to create beautiful family memories.

What makes this cottage unique

This cottage is located in the more family oriented side of Seaside, where its a bit quieter. The cottage is only about a 4 minute walk from town, and a 50 foot walk to the beach ( only 3 houses off 30A). It sits on the edge of Rosewalk, a central garden court constructed to preserve the characteristics of Florida vegetation, designed by architect/urbanists Robert Orr and Melanie Taylor.


3.6/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

The Heart Of Seaside
average rating of 3.6363637 based on 11 reviews
Birmingham, AL

You get what you pay for

  • 3 of 5
Verified Stay

The property was cute and quaint and relatively inexpensive. The 2 biggest issues were the mildew smell throughout and very uncomfortable bed and sofa. The location was ideal!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional cottage for 2 steps from the beach!

  • 5 of 5

The Sweethaardt Cottage was a perfect place for my girlfriend and I to relax and enjoy a peaceful week at the beach. We couldn't ask for a better location and there are bikes included with the rental so you can explore the area a bit. We spent most of our time at the beach and this was the perfect place to rest our heads and keep our belongings. There is a brand oven and stovetop as well so we were able to make some meals and save a little money on food. Will definitely be back and renting again!

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, charming, quiet, & near the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained cottage that provides what you need in a small space. We spent most of our time at the beach or walking around Seaside/Watercolor. Would love to rent it again!

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint and convenient, but service non-existent

  • 2 of 5
Verified Stay

Good location, a minute walk to the beach and a 5 minute walk to Seaside Central. House is showing it's wear and tear and needs updating. Overall can't really complain about the property.

The service from management/concierge/owner, whomever is supposed to be running this place... It didn't exist. Tried multiple times to get touch with someone regarding the fact we only had one bike and it had flat tires. One phone number out of service, one phone number rang infinitely and the other was a number to reservations whom could provide zero help. Needless to say we didn't ride bikes, which is very disappointing considering one of the reasons we go to Seaside is for the bike paths and exploring on bikes.

Don't recommend this place and wouldn't stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville Tennessee

Enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

The cottage was just as described. We had a nice week at the beach. We had one small plumbing problem due to a lot of rain in the area and it was fixed the same day.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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SweetHaardt Cottage

  • 3 of 5

The location is great - easy access to the beach and the town center. Seaside is AWESOME!!! We were able to park in front of the house and walked everywhere. The bikes advertised are also shared by the front house - they had flat tires so no one was able to use them. The yard is very messy and the main house and back house both look like they need a good painting and clean up. I was excited to find a dog friendly place - however the fence is not secure and does not go all the way around - so be careful with your pets! The space was fine for 2 people plus our dog and we enjoyed the "tiny" house experience. We didn't cook, there are tons of restaurants within a couple minute walk. Seaside is very dog friendly and we were able to take our dog most places. The décor is not the best - the couch is old with a slip cover and the bedding/pillows are pretty old too - however it slept fine. We had to use some placemats to cover the kitchen windows - no drapes and people could see right in. The wifi did not work. Despite the place needing a little love - we had a great time - and I would stay there again. It seemed a little expensive for what we got - but overall we had a great weekend with no complaints.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Seaside, Seagrove Beach

Rental Basis:
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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £201
House cleaning fee £100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Seaside in North West Florida

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 0 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Sink, toilet, and shower.
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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