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5 Min to Beach/Pool 4 BR 2 Kings/$1650 Per Week/ Patio/Fire Pit / Great Reviews

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Spacious home features areas for both togetherness and privacy

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Last updated: 06/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Avalon Beach Estates house description

A five minute walk takes the family to this uncrowded subdivision's private beach (Avalon Beach Estates) with the pool and tennis courts only a two minute walk from this vacation home. Enjoy the beauty of the Gulf waters and the seclusion which enhances the experience. Our guests' most common observation, ''The pictures on the website don't do the home justice!'' Guests also enjoy the home's central location to the Destin business district and just minutes away from Sandestin and 30-A's Beaches of South Walton. This vacation home is located in Avalon Beach Estates, one of the few single family home developments on the Beach Road. This private home has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a living room / attached sunroom with a fireplace. An open floor plan with a large gourmet kitchen includes a breakfast bar gathering area opening into the living room which affords family and friends time for eating, socializing and games. The house has enough private areas when one wants to be alone.

The expandable dining area comfortably seats eight with additional seating at the breakfast bar. Enjoy the spaciousness of the rooms and the completeness of the kitchen environment with its easy to reach accessories in a generous sized environment. Fourteen foot ceilings in the open living area provide a roomy gathering space.

The master bedroom suite features a king-size bed, walk-in closet and a large master bathroom. This spacious master bath has a separate walk-in shower, oversized double whirlpool tub, dual sinks and a built-in makeup area. A second bedroom features another king size bed, the third has 2 twin beds and the fourth bedroom has a trundle bed (providing 2 twin beds). Use of a gas Broilmaster grill is also included.

The 2,000+ sq. foot home with skylights was newly built in 2005 and tastefully furnished. Four tv's (large screen TV in the living room), two dvd's, and a washer/dryer unit are located in the home along with internet access. Upgrades such as 14 foot ceilings, crown molding, and granite countertops make your 'home away from home' surroundings comfortable and luxurious. The pool (which is cleaned on a daily basis) and two tennis courts are a few doors down from the home. Please note that this is a quiet family neighborhood and the home can accommodate a maximum of 3 cars.

Beautiful surroundings coupled with emerald waters and soft, white sand beaches make for a vacation you'll wish would never end. In addition to the beach you won't have to venture very far to enjoy many of the Destin area attractions. With just a brief drive you'll be on some of the finest championship golf courses and outstanding restaurants in the Florida Panhandle.

Shoppers can enjoy the Destin Commons Shopping area and Silver Sands Designer Outlet Mall. Children will not be disappointed with bowling a game at Destin Lanes, riding a go-cart, or spending the day at the Big Kahuna Water Park.There are also excellent charter boats available for full and half day world class fishing adventures at Destin Harbor or a pleasure cruise. Numerous spas can also be found throughout the area.

If you are looking for a fun vacation, or a relaxing, beach retreat from your daily routine, the spectacular beauty of the white sand beaches, and emerald waters, then the comforts of Avalon Beach will meet your expectations. No smoking or pets.

If this is the first time renting a vacation home you may be interested in what the total costs entail:

We are booking reservations for the remaining weeks of May, June, July and August of 2014:
$1652 for a weekly rental
198 12% state and local tax
160 cleaning fee
400 refundable security deposit
The total is $2,410, but remember that the security deposit is refunded once the cleaning staff has communicated that the home is damage free making the real total $2010.

Accolades for the Destin Area:

In 2013 - Florida Travel and Life announced 30A (8 miles east of our this home) was the 'Pearl of the Panhandle' a place where visitors would find 'Southern hospitality in a trendy setting.'

The award winning travel guide, Frommer's, announced its 'Top 12 Destinations', worldwide, for 2010… and Northwest Florida’s Beaches, was highlighted on the list as the only continental US destination recognized. Destin is second only to Orlando as the most visited area in Florida.

Yahoo! Travel named the Beaches of South Walton one of its 10 Best Beach Destinations for 2011, ranking this charming community alongside beaches in Hawaii, Bali and Mexico.

Trip Advisor's FamilyVacationCritic.com has also recognized Beaches of South Walton as one of its Top 10 Beaches for Families. The destination was chosen because 'not only is the sand sugar soft, it borders the most gorgeous emerald green water you've ever seen.' Family Vacation Critic describes the destination's communities as family-friendly and providing a home away from home for vacationers

Forbes named the 2,400 acre Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort (2.5 miles from our home) one of the nations “12 Best Private Golf Communities.” (August 2011 issue). Golf Magazine and Golf Digest have given the courses in Sandestin several awards.





Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2019 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            There are so many activities for children to enjoy. Our guests have enjoyed the following with their children: the beach and pool, Fuddpuckers with the Arcade next door, Big Kahuna Waterpark, Amusement Park with go-carts, fishing, dolphin viewing, the Gulfarium, Fuddpuckers, bike riding, E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center, rental of beach equipment for parasailing, YOLO Boarding, skidoos, etc. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking not allowed on any area of the property...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years old...moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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          • Mattresses are very comfortable. Rooms are distanced apart from one another to afford privacy and quiet. The walls are heavily insulated making the bedrooms especially quiet....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Full 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

            Jacuzzi for two...moreless

          • Full 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • The master bathroom is very roomy. There are 2 separate sink areas, a make-up vanity, and a private commode room which can be closed off from the rest of the bath area. There is also a walk in closet....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Please note that the property can accommodate a maximum of 3 cars - 1 in the garage (we keep a car in the garage) and 2 on the driveway. There is NO on street overnight parking and due to the narrow roads, on street daytime parking is discouraged....moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Games:

                Can be found in living room Entertainment Center ...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                One in the living room and another in the master bedroom....moreless

              • Television:

                55' flat screen tv in the living room, 40' flat screen tv in the master bedroom and additional tv's in the remaining bedrooms....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable TV with on demand for the living room and master bedroom tv's....moreless

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Festivals
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Paddle Boating
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Eco Tourism
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking
              • Antiquing
              • Whale Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean

              sports and adventure activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Spelunking
              • Surf Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Hunting
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    The dining room easily accommodates a group of 8 for eating or playing board games. Great place for families to gather in addition to the living room....moreless

                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Heating:

                    Comfortable gas heat...moreless

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Secure Parking
                  • Study Room
                  • Gas Heating
                  • Ducted Heating
                  • Ducted Cooling
                  • Living Area
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    All cars must be parked on the driveway or the garage....moreless

                  • Garage:

                    1 space available 2 spaces on driveway...moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Bath towels and beach towels are provided....moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Living Room:

                    Comfortable well structured seating for all. Sun Room (adjacent to the living room) offers two recliners aside the fireplace. ...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Cars must be on the driveway or in the garage. The subdivision does not allow for on-street parking....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Side by Side with filtered water...moreless

                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Pantry Items:

                    We'll leave some basics here for you. ...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Kitchen is very well supplied;cooks will enjoy the completeness of the kitchen amenities...moreless

                  • Grill
                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Catering Available:

                    From area restaurants - Restaurant '790' just down the road also delivers!...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Gourmet kitchen with a Jenn Air Convection Oven...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Everything you'll need and more is available. ...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Jenn Air Convection Oven...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Tennis:

                    2 tennis courts alongside the pool....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Just added in April 2013 - 400 sq. ft. paver patio with seating for 8+. Grillmaster Barbeque. Spacious area to spread out and enjoy....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    More than 10 courses within a five-ten mile radius of this home. Par 3 course, Golf Gardens located behind the home across Hwy 98....moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Pontoon and boating / fishing rentals available at Harborwalk Village in Destin - 8.8 miles west of the home....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Rentals of kayaks, parasailing, etc. can be arranged when you go down to the beach....moreless

                  • Tennis Court
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    High end gas barbeque...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Jetted Tub:

                    Double oversized whirlpool in the master bathroom....moreless

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Beautiful facility with chairs, umbrellas, loungers and tables along with 2 full bathrooms / changing rooms along with indoor and outdoor (hot water) showers....moreless

                  • Whirlpool
                  • Whirlpool
                   

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                  5 night min stay
                  $236

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                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $160
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                  • Tax Rate 12%

                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Location

                  Car: Recommended

                  Two blocks west of the beach restaurant Pompano Joe's and a block and a half north takes you to the doorstep of our home. It is a quick walk down to our private, uncrowded subdivision beach with the convenience of the public beach bathroom and an on the beach restaurant a few hundred feet away. Take advantage of stunning sunsets on our beach walkover. The subdivision pool is just four doors down from our home. It's also a nice area for the family to gather for pizza with plenty of tables, chairs and loungers. Rarely is it crowded and it's impeccably cleaned on a daily basis.

                  Other Activities: Guests choose our home because of its central location to the beach, golfing, Silver Sands Designer Outlet shopping, Destin and the Beaches of South Walton on 30A. It is also walking distance to 6 restaurants. Some guests have even parked their car for the week that they visit because everything they need is right here in the neighborhood.

                  Golf: There are more than 10 courses within driving distance. There is a short 3 par course behind the house and championship courses located within a 5-10 minute drive from the home.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: Our family discovered the Emerald Coast 25 years ago. We returned every year until finally deciding to build. We have enjoyed seeing the quality developments built in the region and appreciate the care that has been taken to preserve the natural areas. The mild temperatures of the Panhandle and the 'seasons' in this part of Florida set it apart from lower Florida. The rich history and the wonderful features of the area make the Destin area a unique family vacation spot.

                  Why the Owner Chose Avalon Beach Estates:
                  The beauty of the area first drew us to the Panhandle along with the many amenities. The magnificent beaches, the emerald green of the Gulf, fantastic golfing, shopping, art and culture meant that there were activities for every member of the family to enjoy. The diversity of the area is unparalleled along with the friendliness of the local population

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The splendor of the beaches ever changing colors brings a calm to one's spirit. Our subdivision's private beach is another special amenity. The boardwalk, which fronts the subdivision runs along the Gulf for miles providing the perfect path for walking and jogging. Shopping at the designer outlet stores, Destin Commons, Sandestin Hilton and the upscale shops on 98 are a favorite pastime along with visiting antique and quality consignment stores. Golfing at more than 10 neighborhood courses (ranging from championship to a 9 hole short course) offers duffers a great deal of choice. Fishing on both the Gulf of Mexico and the Bay area provide yet another diversion for both adults and children. Five great restaurants (3 located on the beach) are within walking distance. Amusement parks, the Gulfarium, bowling, and movie theaters for the children are close and if needed, immediate medical care is just 3 blocks north of our home with the newly constructed Sacred Heart Hospital just four miles away.


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                  • Spacious home features areas for both togetherness and privacy

                    Spacious home features areas for both togetherness and privacy

                  • The refreshing Avalon Pool is just 5 doors down / great gathering area

                    The refreshing Avalon Pool is just 5 doors down / great gathering area

                  • New patio added April 2013. Seats eight with a high end gas barbeque and fire pit.

                    New patio added April 2013. Seats eight with a high end gas barbeque and fire pit.

                  • Fireplace located in the sunroom / doubles as a quiet reading room

                    Fireplace located in the sunroom / doubles as a quiet reading room

                  • Breakfast Bar opens to the Living Room / wonderful for entertaining

                    Breakfast Bar opens to the Living Room / wonderful for entertaining

                  • 55' flat screen cable television in Living Room connects to internet and has On-Demand TV

                    55' flat screen cable television in Living Room connects to internet and has On-Demand TV

                  • Master Bedroom - King Bed with ultra mattress; 40' flat screen television.

                    Master Bedroom - King Bed with ultra mattress; 40' flat screen television.

                  • Two Twin Beds, television, floor space to play for children; television

                    Two Twin Beds, television, floor space to play for children; television

                  • Pool Entry with Fountain - very relaxing and clean /baths and hot showers too!

                    Pool Entry with Fountain - very relaxing and clean /baths and hot showers too!

                  • Spacious patio - Kick back to enjoy time with your family and friends!

                    Spacious patio - Kick back to enjoy time with your family and friends!

                  • Your private beach to enjoy ... Picture your family and friends here

                    Your private beach to enjoy ... Picture your family and friends here

                  • Natural gas fueled high end Broilmaster Grill

                    Natural gas fueled high end Broilmaster Grill

                  • Sun on the crowd free privately owned subdivision beach - 540 ft. all yours!

                    Sun on the crowd free privately owned subdivision beach - 540 ft. all yours!

                  • Beach walkover to gaze at sunrises and sunsets over the Gulf - Inspirational!

                    Beach walkover to gaze at sunrises and sunsets over the Gulf - Inspirational!

                  • Double Whirlpool in large Master Bath is luxurious - 2 sinks, shower, vanity.

                    Double Whirlpool in large Master Bath is luxurious - 2 sinks, shower, vanity.

                  • Gourmet kitchen with Jenn Air Convection Oven / very complete kitchen

                    Gourmet kitchen with Jenn Air Convection Oven / very complete kitchen

                  • Living Room is bright, airy and accommodating

                    Living Room is bright, airy and accommodating

                  • Dining Room is spacious with comfortable seating for eight; additional bar seats

                    Dining Room is spacious with comfortable seating for eight; additional bar seats

                  • 2nd King Bed in Second Bedroom - high end mattress; flat screen tv

                    2nd King Bed in Second Bedroom - high end mattress; flat screen tv

                  • Trundle Beds in 4th Bedroom / doubles as a quiet office area

                    Trundle Beds in 4th Bedroom / doubles as a quiet office area

                  • Enjoy coffee here amid the blooming red roses on the trellis!

                    Enjoy coffee here amid the blooming red roses on the trellis!

                  • No need to 'fight the crowds' on our beach!

                    No need to 'fight the crowds' on our beach!

                  • Room to spread out and build multiple sandcastles on the private subdivision beach

                    Room to spread out and build multiple sandcastles on the private subdivision beach

                  • Entry to the subdivision right off the Beach Road; boardwalk adjoins for walking and bike riding. Great walking community.

                    Entry to the subdivision right off the Beach Road; boardwalk adjoins for walking and bike riding. Great walking community.

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