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Many upgrades in the last few years!


Last updated: 11/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

In this beautiful Gulf-front unit, there is absolutely nothing between your terrace and the sugar-white sandy beach -- the entire unit is bathed in the soft blue-green glow of the Gulf waters, and the sound of the waves will lull you to sleep at night. It's no wonder our guests return year after year. The carpeted master suite has a king-size bed, reading nook, TV, DVD player, dressing room and full bathroom including Jacuzzi. The carpeted guest bedroom has two double beds, HDTV, VCR, and full bathroom. The living room has HDTV, DVD player, stereo, and wet bar with stone-tile floors. The 65-foot wrap-around terrace is accessible from the living room, dining room and master bedroom. The separate dining room, adjoining the kitchen, has seating for six with two window walls overlooking the Gulf. The completely equipped kitchen with all new appliances, granite countertops, stone tile floors, new cabinets, and new washer and dryer will make this a carefree vacation.

Mainsail is a secure gated community on 15 lush, landscaped acres directly on broad, sugar-white sandy beach. The property includes two pools (one heated), waterfall, hot tub, kiddie pools, four lighted tennis courts, fitness center, barbecue grills, and shuffleboard. The whole complex is ideal for families, with lots of safe space for children to play. This condo is the very front unit on the third floor in the building closest to the water, offering panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico from nearly every room.

Area attractions appeal to every member of the family, including 25 golf courses within 14 miles, chartered deep-sea fishing, para-sailing, art galleries, the Gulfarium Marine Museum, the Track Amusement Park, Big Kahuna's water park, many wonderful restaurants, shopping, mini golf and water parks. Mainsail is conveniently located across from Silver Sands, the South's most popular designer outlet mall.

Keywords: Beachfront Condo


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Property Type

  • 8 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age 25 strictly enforced....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    In addition to the beach and two pools, tennis courts and shuffleboard, there is a large grassy area between the two high-rise buildings, which is great for running. Water parks and minigolf as well as kid- friendly restaurants nearby....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a no-smoking unit....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    The unit is wheelchair accessible. Some mobility may be required to access bathrooms....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Completely equipped, styled in airy tropical decor, gated community with direct access to low density beach (NO ROADS TO CROSS), features two pools (one heated) with co-located kiddie pools, tennis courts, conveniently located with access to shopping, restaurants, and entertainment all within walking distance, Convenient to many of Destin's best restaurants, Across the street from Silver Sands Designer Outlet Mall, 1 mile to Sandestin, 5 miles to new Destin Commons shopping mall and movie theater....moreless


  • Books:

    Book share library available in master bedroom and living room....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Arcade available near pool area....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Master bedroom, Living Room, Guest bedroom...moreless

  • Television:

    60' Vizio in living room, 42' LG in master bedroom, 32' Sony in guest bedroom. All flatscreen HD....moreless


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    This unit is the foremost unit, rising directly above the soft white dunes....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    in the unit...moreless

  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided except beach/pool towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    in the unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Included for free with rental...moreless


  • Cooking Utensils:

    Completely equipped with dishes, glassware, flatware, blender, coffeemaker, even spices....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    with new cabinets, stone tile floors and granite countertops...moreless


  • Balcony:

    65-feet long, wrapping around the entire unit, overlooking the beach, and accessible from the dining room, living room and master bedroom....moreless

  • Boat:

    Destin nicknamed 'Luckiest Fishing Village in the World.'...moreless

  • Golf:

    25 courses within 15 miles....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New gas and charcoal grills available near pool area....moreless

  • Tennis:

    8 lighted tennis courts near pool area....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub


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7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $110
  • Tax Rate 11.5%


Rates include beach service (2 chairs, 1 umbrella) in-season.

Beach umbrella service available from March 15th through October 31st.

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Last updated: 11/05/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Hi y'all! We are Bob, Suzanne and Jason Young from Tuscaloosa, Alabama. We are the new owners of Mainsail 131. We have been guests at Mainsail for almost 30 years. We are so excited to, finally, have a Mainsail condo our family can enjoy and we can share it with YOURS. We hope that all of the Kroll's guests, as well as new friends, will continue to stay with us for many years to come. In our search for a condo to purchase, I can tell you without reservation that Mainsail's oceanfront units, with their 65 foot wrap around balconies and wall of windows offer one of the most, if not THE most, amazing views on the Emerald Coast. We have visited so many complexes and none, in our opinion, even comes close. We think we have a unique perspective with regard to the guests who visit the condo. For so many years, we WERE guests and think we know what you require and what makes you happy. That is our desire, when we are not able to enjoy the condo, we want you to feel it is YOUR home away from home. Since our year-round home is close by, our plan is to update and refresh the condo little by little as we visit over the next several months/years. We hope you will want to visit and enjoy our new additions. What I can assure will ALWAYS be waiting for you... unchanged, year after year... is that gorgeous view and the relaxing sound of the surf just outside your door. The sea is calling... please come visit us soon.

Why the Owner Chose Mainsail:
Destin offers the most beautiful beaches in North America, perhaps the world. I love the slow and easy pace of life in this quintessentially Southern town, still full of its old fishing-village charm. So many wonderful restaurants, fabulous shopping, sport fishing, great golf and lovely people make this a wonderful place to visit, which is probably why my guests and I return year after year. Mainsail Resort is located directly on the beach -- no roads to cross, no traffic to dodge -- with 15 lushly landscaped acres. So if you never left the property, you'd still find plenty of things to do, between tennis, two pools, jacuzzi and that fabulous beach. Then, when you just have to have some shopping time... Silver Sands, a destination shopping mall, is directly across new Hwy. 98 from the condo. What they don’t have you don’t need. One doesn’t need to leave the mall parking lot for lunch, either... there is Cheeseburger in Paradise, Panera Bread and Carrabbas’s Italian Grill and you’ve hardly left “home”.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
No doubt about it, the view of the Gulf from this beachfront condo is the first thing everyone mentions. The first time I saw the blue-green Gulf waters and the sugar-white sands just outside the windows and visible from just about every room, I knew I had to have this place for myself and each time I return I get that same old thrill -- it never gets old! Add to that the sound of the waves to lull you to sleep, the casual but beautiful beachy decor that reflects the colors of the Gulf, the morning dolphin sightings from the deck...and you have a place that will call you back again and again.

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  • Many upgrades in the last few years!

    Many upgrades in the last few years!

  • Kitchen with panoramic window for spectacular beach views.

    Kitchen with panoramic window for spectacular beach views.

  • Dining room with expansive beach view.

    Dining room with expansive beach view.

  • Guest bathroom.

    Guest bathroom.

  • Master bathroom.

    Master bathroom.

  • Master bedroom.

    Master bedroom.

  • East side of balcony looking west.

    East side of balcony looking west.

  • West side of balcony looking north.  Notice pool location.

    West side of balcony looking north. Notice pool location.

  • Artsy fartsy night shot looking north.

    Artsy fartsy night shot looking north.

  • 60 in. flatscreen.  Playstation 3.  Wireless internet access. HD cable channels.

    60 in. flatscreen. Playstation 3. Wireless internet access. HD cable channels.

  • Dining room with expansive beach view.

    Dining room with expansive beach view.

  • Hallway facing entrance.

    Hallway facing entrance.

  • Guest bedroom.

    Guest bedroom.

  • Master bedroom.

    Master bedroom.

  • This definitely doesn't suck.

    This definitely doesn't suck.

  • West side of balcony looking east.

    West side of balcony looking east.

  • West side of balcony looking south.

    West side of balcony looking south.

  • Artsy fartsy night shot looking east.

    Artsy fartsy night shot looking east.

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Thursday, November 19, 2015

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