12 E Ruskin St.
7-night minimum for spring break, summer and other peak periods; 3-night minimum year round
Slow Mocean, formerly known as South Dock, one of the newer homes in Seaside, offers 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths, sleeping 12 in total, all in exquisite beach style. As you enter Slow Mocean, you know it is something special. A large living area with beautiful hardwood floors sits off a large porch that faces Scenic Highway 30A – an exceptional place to enjoy your daily workout routine or morning coffee as you gently rock in one of 4 new rocking chairs. The front porch provides access to a spectacular private outdoor shower which includes two distinct showering areas each fitted with 3 separate shower heads. The outdoor shower leads directly into the mudroom/private changing room with a stand-alone ice maker, washer, dryer, plenty of hanging hooks and storage, and access to a large side porch that faces Seaside’s quaint East Ruskin Street. Three bedrooms are downstairs, 2 King and 1 Queen, each are elegantly appointed and have their own private bathrooms, with spacious double vanity sinks for the 2 King ensuites. The furnishings throughout the first floor have a refined, local flair with pillows and other artwork reminiscent of the 30A and Seaside area.
Up the beautiful wood stairs, you will find a large half-bath on the landing and then to your left another gorgeous great room with generous seating, a large television and lots of light from the outdoor living area complete with outdoor dining for six and 2 padded chaises. Extending directly off the great room is a dining table that seats 12 which is right off the amazing chef’s kitchen with bar seating for 3, a dedicated guest pantry, and a Romeo and Juliet balcony off the kitchen area. Also on the second floor is a third king bedroom and a bunk room with 2-sets of twin, built in bunks and a trundle for that last minute overnight guest. Both 2-floor bedrooms have private, fully appointed bathrooms each with double-vanity sinks. From the second floor, you continue to the third floor that houses a large sectional and TV, perfect for privacy after a long day at the beach. This room opens to a third porch with gorgeous, uninterrupted views of the Gulf and all of Seaside, outfitted with 3 chaises for private sunbathing. This is also a unique space to host your own, private viewing party for Seaside’s July 4th and New Year’s Eve firework celebrations.
Other notable features of this house include imported, 100+ year old hardwood floors throughout, TV’s and generous storage in every bedroom, a whole-house speaker system, and, critically for those contemplating extended working vacations, 3 hardwired WIFI points affording exceptional WIFI connectivity throughout the property.
Detached carriage house, Seasuite (formerly Tender Dock), is a 1-bedroom, 1-bath cottage that can be rented separately.