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Fall Asleep Listening to the Waves; Now Booking Spring Break and Summer!!

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Last updated: 02/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

North Shore townhome description

Luxury VIP villa:
Quiet privacy and water views prevail in this corner townhouse located on pristine Choctawhatchee Bay facing six miles of water and incredible sunsets. An electric fireplace adds to the cozy atmosphere at night. Enjoy the refreshing pool around the corner. Upgraded kitchen includes sub-zero fridge, convection oven and is chocked full of Pampered Chef tools for those who like to cook and grill. Resort restaurants are 1 mile away for those who don't want to touch the kitchen.

The high vaulted ceilings give the main room an expansive feel. With the enclosed lanai, there is plenty of space to spread out so you can relax and experience a vacation as you should; no worries, lots of entertainment, and relaxing waters to gaze on at the end of the day.

Easy bike or car ride to the beach or The Village of Baytowne Wharf - a New Orleans styled village featuring restaurants, bars, shops, live music, a merry-go-round, zip line, winter ice skating and seasonal fireworks.

Breathe deeply the ambience of this perfect vacation spot which is as pretty as Disney and entertaining as a nature preserve. Frequent heron, bird and dolphin sightings. Enjoy the fun of the beach and the busy, night life in the Village, then come home to peaceful quiet. North Shore properties are mostly non-rental units where residents keep an orderly but friendly complex. The owners, Chris and Joe Manion, reside full-time at their home next door. They are always happy to answer any questions that might make your stay more enjoyable.

Our renters call this airy unit 'dreamy,' 'first class,' 'The Ritz!' and 'the pictures don't do it justice.'

Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort offers the most complete resort experience in North America. Located on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, Sandestin is a 2,400-acre destination resort for all seasons and for all ages with its gorgeous 7-mile stretch of world-famous sugar-white sands and emerald green waters.

The resort boasts a pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 98-slip marina, certified children's programs, a fitness center and spa, 65,000 square feet of meeting space and a pedestrian village featuring a host of boutique shops, top notch restaurants and nightlife venues. The nation’s largest designer outlet mall is less than a mile away for a diversion from the beach on a rainy day.


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Property Type

  • Townhome

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We will not rent to vacationing students or singles under 25 years of age, unless accompanies by an adult guardian or parent who is also staying in the unit. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6

  • Master Bedroom, on 2nd floor: 1 king

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  • Landing outside Master (see notes below)

    Landing area outside MB for crib,blowup mattress,sleepingbag...moreless

  • King size beds (1)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • 1st Floor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Master Bath, 2nd Floor: toilet, tub, shower

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Other Amenities

  • There is a carpeted landing outside the Master Bedroom with ample space for a large inflatable mattress, crib or sleeping bags (BYO). Sofa in Living Room is NOT a sleeper sofa. FAQ's How far away is the beach? Gulf of Mexico sugar-white sand beach is 1.2 miles away, within the resort ...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    within spitting distance of Choctawhatchee Bay. Cross Emerald Coast Parkway for Gulf of Mexico and white-sand beaches!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    2 tables: one seats 4, one seats 6...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    in unit in pantry...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet:

    Wifi is available....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Sofa is NOT a sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    local calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Please bring your own beach towels. Towels provided at pool....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    in unit in pantry...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    We provide coffee filters; please bring your favorite coffee....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Golf:

    Four championship courses to challenge you...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    enclosed, air conditioned lanai...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    charcoal...moreless

  • Tennis:

    15 clay and hard surface, lit courts are at your disposal...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pool is next door by Another Broken Egg Restaurant for easy breakfast/lunch options....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
February Winter 2015
Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2015
28 night min stay

$1,999
March Winter 2015
Mar 1 - Mar 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$135
$800
Spring Break 2015
Mar 8 - Apr 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$3,000
Summer 2015
May 1 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay
$189
Glorious Fall 2015
Sep 7 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$135
October 2015
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$135
$2,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Administration Fee $25 + tax
  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

11.5% = 6% FL sales tax, 1.5% Walton county sales tax, 4% bed tax.

IMPORTANT: Stays of 5+ nights will be subject to a credit card processing of 2.5% (foreign transaction fee is 3.75% i.e. Canada). An additional Payment Request will be sent if a credit card is used for your initial or final payment. You may opt to pay with echeck or a mailed check to avoid this fee.


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Location

Arts Fest every Mother's Day weekend;

Sandestin Wine Festival every April;

Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival October 17-18, 2014;

Taste of the Beach first weekend of November

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We left Chicago winters behind to live in this dreamy resort and wish to share it with as many as we can. The soul needs beauty to restore itself from time to time. We live on property, so if you need anything, we're close at hand. Our son is a Second Class Petty Officer for the U.S. Coast Guard; our daughter teaches high school English in Michigan. We are proud of them both and highly supportive of families and parents who raise them. We are happily married 38 years and love welcoming newlyweds!

Why the Owner Chose North Shore:
People familiar with Sandestin repeatedly said that this unit was the nicest they'd stayed in - these were visitors who'd come here 20 or more years. We dismissed the comments the first few times; after the fourth comment, we began to take them seriously. We didn't realize we had such a gem! The resort's beauty is widely known; the peace at North Shore is rarely found. I don't think we'll ever tire of the water view...

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
You just can't get much closer to the water! In the 2nd picture with table and chairs, that's the Bay where the grass ends! Very spacious, calming decor matches the peacefulness outside. We have beach chairs and an umbrella available for our guests, as well as water toys and horse shoes. Tennis on clay and hard court, 72 holes of incredible golf, great lessons from pros, kayaking (with the dolphins) on the Bay or Gulf, fishing & crabbing right out your door, #1 beaches in the continental US (per US Travel & Leisure). The high vaulted ceilings give the main room an expansive feel. With the enclosed lanai, there is plenty of space to spread out so you and your family or friends can relax and experience a vacation as you should; no worries, lots of entertainment, and relaxing waters to gaze on at the end of the day. Hang out by the fire, grab a drink and some cards or dominoes, or peruse the book drawer: it's always stocked with a variety of good books. See how many satellites or meteors you can count from your private balcony. With no major city lights to bog up the sky, every visible star is waiting to twinkle at you and your loved ones. On calm nights, you'll see them reflected in the Bay's waters.


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Photos

  • Yes, this is your sunset view from the lanai!

    Yes, this is your sunset view from the lanai!

  • Looking into unit from lanai room; kitchen left; front door center/right

    Looking into unit from lanai room; kitchen left; front door center/right

  • Living room/fireplace; lots of windows make for great natural light

    Living room/fireplace; lots of windows make for great natural light

  • Upgraded kitchen, washer/dryer behind white pantry door

    Upgraded kitchen, washer/dryer behind white pantry door

  • Stepping into the villa, you'll love all the natural light.

    Stepping into the villa, you'll love all the natural light.

  • Master bedroom elegantly furnished with Tommy Bahama decor

    Master bedroom elegantly furnished with Tommy Bahama decor

  • View from 2nd floor balcony of Living Room, Breakfast area/lanai and dining room

    View from 2nd floor balcony of Living Room, Breakfast area/lanai and dining room

  • Sliding glass doors lead out to your patio. Master balcony above.

    Sliding glass doors lead out to your patio. Master balcony above.

  • Another beautiful sunrise July 20, 2012

    Another beautiful sunrise July 20, 2012

  • Still and peaceful sunrise June 4, 2013

    Still and peaceful sunrise June 4, 2013

  • The enclosed lanai overlooking the Bay is perfect for coffee and conversation.

    The enclosed lanai overlooking the Bay is perfect for coffee and conversation.

  • Dining room and kitchen from living room view

    Dining room and kitchen from living room view

  • East view from Master balcony; don't forget your fishing poles!

    East view from Master balcony; don't forget your fishing poles!

  • View from front door entrance; Bay just beyond breakfast table patio door

    View from front door entrance; Bay just beyond breakfast table patio door

  • Master bedroom balcony and Bay view

    Master bedroom balcony and Bay view

  • Luxurious bathroom with dual sinks, soaking tub, & walk-in shower (out of view)

    Luxurious bathroom with dual sinks, soaking tub, & walk-in shower (out of view)

  • Front door entrance is under the arch, just follow the sidewalk.

    Front door entrance is under the arch, just follow the sidewalk.

  • Patio outside the lanai also has a table to enjoy dining al fresco!

    Patio outside the lanai also has a table to enjoy dining al fresco!

  • Misty and colorful sunrise June 2, 2013

    Misty and colorful sunrise June 2, 2013

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  • Property type
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