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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

In June 2007, the New York Times selected our unit out of all of the available units in Destin to feature in a real estate piece written for the paper. NY Times writer, Amy Gunderson researched the units in Destin and was so impressed with the amount of upgrades and extras within our unit that she featured it in her article.

Welcome to our vacation home in Ariel Dunes II, Destin’s newest luxury high-rise condominium, located within the incomparable Seascape Resort.

Our unit is located on the 14th floor, providing you with a completely unobstructed view of the coast. Our 2 bedroom, 2 bath platinum unit features 9 foot ceilings, beautiful 18x18 porcelain tile, set on the diagonal, throughout the common areas and plush carpet within each bedroom. The living room is furnished with an inviting loveseat and cozy sofa (which is a sleeper sofa, offering an additional 2 sleeping accommodations), with a 50' plasma, flat panel HDTV and DVD player.

Your guests can enjoy an evening cocktail at the bar with its 3 comfortable bar stools, while you prepare a meal in the fully equipped gourmet kitchen. Everyone can then continue into the dining area; which boasts a large and spacious table with seating for six.

Our kitchen is complete with stainless steel appliances: there is a brand new LG refrigerator with French Doors, filtered water & automatic ice maker, GE dishwasher, GE self-cleaning oven/range and a built-in GE microwave. You will find that our kitchen is extremely well-equipped with all utensils, plates, cookware, brand new coffee & espresso maker, crockpot, electric pancake griddle, blender, and toaster - everything you could possibly need! To round it all off, the granite countertops, tumbled marble tile backsplash, and the beautiful wood cabinetry all serve to enhance the rich elegance throughout our vacation home.

The master bedroom is presented with classic elegance. You will not miss the comfort of your own bed as this one has been outfitted with the finest custom linens and fabrics. The king size bed has a luxurious pillow-top, adorned with 400 thread-count sheets and lots of comfy pillows. A wide 40' LCD flat screen HDTV sits atop the full length dresser. A hotel quality safe stores all valuables, including large laptops, and electronics. The master bath features a double vanity, garden tub with a warm tile back splash, and a separate shower. A large eight foot sliding glass door provides private access to the balcony from the master bedroom, offering a romantic late night view of the sunset!

The second bedroom features two twin size beds with a beautiful dresser and separate closet. It also has its own 20' LCD flat screen HDTV and DVD player, and Xbox. This bedroom has private access to the guest bathroom which can also be accessed from the hallway. The view from the guest bedroom is impressive, providing a peaceful look across the Seascape golf course and out to the Choctawhatchee Bay.

There is a ton of extra storage space to help keep everyone's belongings tucked away. A separate laundry room with a full size, LG front loading washer and dryer are available within our unit. There is room here to sleep the baby/toddler in his own room for privacy. We provide a pak and play, stored behind the washer (please bring your own linens).

Free wireless internet access is also at your disposal. You will also have a XBox 360 gaming system available to help keep all ages entertained while Mom and Dad are preparing dinner, or on that one rainy afternoon!

Ariel Dunes is the perfect getaway, whether you’re a family of two, four, or six, Ariel Dunes has so much to offer! No matter if your stay is in July or January, you will love the variety of activities available to you. There is an 18-hole golf course on the property; a championship course is located within minutes of our unit, at Emerald Bay. Eight tennis courts, several fresh water lakes, well-equipped on-site gym (complete with cardio equipment, machines, and free-weights), a sauna and steam room.

There are three pools totaling 11,000 square feet. Both children and parents alike will love the benefits of the zero-entry pool and waterfall. Toddlers love to crawl around in 2 inches of water!

There is also world class shopping at the nation’s largest designer outlet center, Silver Sands. There you will find everything you could ever want from Nike, Under Armor, Kenneth Cole, Nautica, J. Crew, Gap, Banana Republic, to Coach, Dooney & Bourke, Waterford, Lenox, Disney, Carters, and SO many more. For a complete listing of all stores, visit Silver Sands Outlet web site.

We love to spend time at our vacation home with our family of four daughters and sons-in-law and our 12 grandchildren (ages 2 months to 11 yrs). But when we cannot be there, we would love to have you as a guest in our home.

Please call me to reserve your week or month!

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 14
  • Elevator : four elevators

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be at least 25 years old to rent...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    This vacation home was designed with our 11 grandchildren in mind...! ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    The building is a non-smoking building. It is recommended that you smoke in your car. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Pets are not allowed. There are fines imposed by the Association for animals found on property. Please consider that renters who follow your stay may be impacted by animal allergies. Thank you. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    There is plenty of room to maneuver a wheelchair. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • LR Sleeper Sofa/Convertible bed: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen Sheets are stored in containers UNDER the Master bed. ...moreless

  • Second Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Large chest and nightstand. XBOX and HDTV/DVD Player...moreless

  • A Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Large dresser and two night stands...plenty of drawer space....moreless

  • Laundry Room: 1 baby crib

    Pak and Play provided and fits in the Laundry. Bring sheets....moreless

  • King size bed (1) in the Master PLUS a Hotel quality safe stores valuables, electronics, and large laptops., Twin/ Single Beds (2) in the second bedroom, Sleep Sofa converts to a plush, Queen-size sleeper bed (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, tub, shower

    Glass enclosured shower, adjustable spray head and handheld....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Accessible from BR2 and main living area....moreless

  • Shower with glass enclosure, adjustable spray head and handheld shower hose (great for showering the kids!); Soaking tub with tile surround; double sinks in the Master Bath. Second Bath has a standard tub and shower curtain. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Hotel Quality Safe to store all your valuables. Large enough for laptops and other electronics. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Lots of choices...leave a book/take a book. ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    All TV's have DVD players. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Clock Radio/CD Player in each bedroom ...moreless

  • Television:

    (3) A 50' plasma, flat panel HDTV, 42' LCD i, flat panel HDTV, and one 20' LCD, flat panel HDTV with DVD player...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    X Box 360 (BRING YOUR OWN Games are not provided but can be rented from your local video store for a nominal fee)...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Due to the angle of our building & the 14th floor location, our view is GORGEOUS and completely unobstructed! Super vibrant blue water views in the morning and stunning sunsets, full of every color of the rainbow!...moreless

  • Golf Course View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Full China cabinet with barware, margarita pitcher/glasses, wine glasses, beer glasses, martini glasses. Wine openers and Cocktail Shaker. Ice Penguin. Glass salad bowl and 12 individual salad bowls....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Yep!...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full Size!!...moreless

  • Elevator:

    four elevators...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    MUST have the access card. Full gym, complete with free weights, universal weight machine with multiple stations, and treadmills...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Yep!...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    400 thread-count-sheets, Blankets for each bed and 2 green throws for the sofa's...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Seating for six. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Post your parking pass on the dashboard. ...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Free...!! But only in a specific area...let me know if you need to know where. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Thirsty towels!!...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full Size...!...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless internet onsite. Call me if you experience any connectivity issues. I will provide the internet company's phone number. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Contact the On-Site Restaurant: Cabana Cafe...Room Service and Poolside Service also available....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup coffee maker AND cappuccino maker!! For my fellow Starbucks fans!!...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Chef's knives and pots and pans. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Two sets of Dishes: Fiestaware for Adults, Brightly colored Melamine for kids. Silverware for 12. Serving Dishes and mixing bowls. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Full size, GE dishwasher with adjustable racks. Super heat boost cycle and Heated drying feature. ...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Complete with many 'extras' including: espresso & coffee maker, blender, crock pot, griddle, toaster, coffee bean grinder and more! New Arrival: a George Foreman grill. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Full size with a turntable for all around, fast cooking....moreless

  • Oven:

    Full size oven. Cookie sheets, muffin tins, glass bakeware for all your baking needs....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Spices and some dry goods. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size French door refrigerator with two freezer drawers...moreless

  • Stove:

    Ceramic top electric cook top and full size oven. ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Four slice stainless steel toaster....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Completely furnished with a large, granite-top table and 2 chairs, 2 ottomans. 2 chaise lounges and 2 granite side tables....moreless

  • Golf:

    Seascape Golf Course is on site. Golf fees are NOT included in your condo rental. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    There is a tennis village and multiple courts. Additional fees may apply. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    (3) 11,000sq ft of pools, One is a Zero-Entry Pool (GREAT for babies and small kids)...moreless

  • Sauna

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 26 - May 22, 2015
3 night min stay
$150
$1,000
Memorial Day Week
May 23 - May 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,600
Peak Summer
May 31 - Jun 27, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,475

Changeover Day: Saturday

Holiday Week
Jun 28 - Jul 3, 2015
6 night min stay

$1,595

Changeover Day: Saturday

Peak Summer
Jul 4 - Aug 15, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,475

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Summer/Labor Day
Aug 16 - Sep 25, 2015
3 night min stay
$199
$1,150
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$215

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Damage/Insurance fee $40
  • Cleaning fee $100
  • Tax Rate 12%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Hi! My name is Deb. We have a large family, living in Atlanta. Mom and Dad, four adult daughters, four son-in-laws, and twelve grandchildren, ages 2 months through almost 11 years old!! We visit as a family, as often as we can, usually with a bunch of the grandkids, and have enjoyed our condo immensely! It was the best decision we ever made and we want to share it with you. We hope you love it as much as we do.

Why the Owner Chose Ariel Dunes II:
We had the opportunity to finish the unit with our choice of upgraded materials. We love the finishes!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Our condo is family friendly and full of amenities and upgrades to make you feel as if you were at home, with the addition of a fantastic view from the balcony.


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Photos

  • Wow! Here is another one from the balcony!

    Wow! Here is another one from the balcony!

  • Nothing like a sunset from our balcony!

    Nothing like a sunset from our balcony!

  • Elegant glass top table (with rounded edges!) seats six comfortablely.

    Elegant glass top table (with rounded edges!) seats six comfortablely.

  • Gourmet Kitchen & Bar area with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops

    Gourmet Kitchen & Bar area with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops

  • Elegant mirrored wall makes the sunset feel like it goes on forever!

    Elegant mirrored wall makes the sunset feel like it goes on forever!

  • 32" LCD Flat Panel HDTV for veiwing pleasure in the Master Bedroom

    32" LCD Flat Panel HDTV for veiwing pleasure in the Master Bedroom

  • This is your view from the living room and master bedroom

    This is your view from the living room and master bedroom

  • Ariel Dunes is meticulously manicured and maintained.

    Ariel Dunes is meticulously manicured and maintained.

  • 3 Seperate Pool-one with bench seat & waterfall, one Zero-Entry(great for kids)

    3 Seperate Pool-one with bench seat & waterfall, one Zero-Entry(great for kids)

  • Take the Boardwalk-watch for turtles! OR drive to our private parking lot!

    Take the Boardwalk-watch for turtles! OR drive to our private parking lot!

  • Private parking lot, if you want to drive around the property to park close.

    Private parking lot, if you want to drive around the property to park close.

  • Early morning walks and a few friends.

    Early morning walks and a few friends.

  • Enjoy this view of the sun setting from the comfort of your balcony!

    Enjoy this view of the sun setting from the comfort of your balcony!

  • Enjoy 2 chairs with marble-top table, 2 chaise lounges with 2 granite-top tables

    Enjoy 2 chairs with marble-top table, 2 chaise lounges with 2 granite-top tables

  • China Hutch Plenty of barware choices...Pour me one, too!

    China Hutch Plenty of barware choices...Pour me one, too!

  • Cozy living area with 50" flat panel HDTV and DVD, couch and loveseat

    Cozy living area with 50" flat panel HDTV and DVD, couch and loveseat

  • Romantic master bedroom with king pillow top and private access to balcony

    Romantic master bedroom with king pillow top and private access to balcony

  • Master bath with double vanities, shower and separate bath tub with custom tile

    Master bath with double vanities, shower and separate bath tub with custom tile

  • Pocket door to bath provides best use of space.

    Pocket door to bath provides best use of space.

  • Picture taken from the beach to our condo (building on left)

    Picture taken from the beach to our condo (building on left)

  • A grandbaby and PapPap having fun in the pool. :)

    A grandbaby and PapPap having fun in the pool. :)

  • Mama Duck nesting in view! On the way to the beach, watch  new baby ducklings!

    Mama Duck nesting in view! On the way to the beach, watch new baby ducklings!

  • Crystal clear sky and snow white beaches for miles and miles!

    Crystal clear sky and snow white beaches for miles and miles!

  • A night swim with the grandkids!

    A night swim with the grandkids!

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Condo
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 60%
  • Calendar last updated 05/04/2015
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