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Townhouse Condo in 14 Acre Beachfront Resort. 200 Yard Walk to Beach.

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Last updated: 09/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Heart of Destin. Walk to Beach. Free Wifi. Great Rates!
-50+ positive reviews
-Located at 'Southbay by the Gulf' (Unit #79)
-Individually owned townhomes
-14 acre family oriented resort in the heart of Destin
-300 ft of pristine white sand beach
-Close to restaurants, supermarkets, shopping, fishing out of Destin Harbor, numerous golf courses
-Condo (#79) is a short 200 yard walk to the beach (zoom in on google satellite view below for exact location of #79 on property)
-Walk to the beach thru the property ... no crossing of streets to get there
-Very peaceful and quiet - no Hwy 98 road noise
-WIFI
-Two story townhome - drive up to front door - no highrise elevator hassle!
-Living/dining/kitchen/half bath/laundry/patio on main level
-Living room with 50' flat panel cable TV and DVD player; queensize sleeper sofa (new memory foam cover for comfort)
-Fully equipped Kitchen with refrigerator/icemaker, electric smooth-top range, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker
-Master bedroom (queen size bed - new extra firm mattress 9/2013) with private bath on upper level
-2nd bedroom (queen size bed - new extra firm mattress 9/2013) witn shared bath on upper level
-3rd bedroom (bunk beds) and shared bath on upper level
-Flat panel cable TV's in all bedrooms
-Owner's personal vacation home - very nicely decorated
-Five acre fresh-water lake on property (Stocked with bass and brim - catch and release fishing)
-Condo (#79) located between lake and beach
-Short walk to the beach, pool and tennis courts
- Single persons under the age of 25 must be accompanied by parents or guardian during stay.
-No pets, no smoking. Pet and smoke free.
-Check-in after 4 PM. Check-out before 10 AM.
-Early arrival (after 10 AM) is 1/2 daily rate.

Address: Unit 79, 940 East Highway 98, Destin, FL 32540-0246



Keywords: condo, townhome, townhouse

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Townhome

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Single persons under the age of 25 must be accompanied by parents or guardian during stay....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Beach access (200 yard walk on property, past tennis courts and pool). Located on beach side of lake....moreless

Entertainment

  • Television:

    50' flat panel cable TV in living room 26' flat panel cable TV's in all bedrooms...moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Sliding glass door to patio...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Two parking spaces directly in front of unit....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric smooth-top...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Short walk to pool on way to beach. Also kiddie pool. Heated in winter. ...moreless

  • Heated Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 55 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Summer
Aug 8 - Sep 4, 2015
3 night min stay
$200
$1,200
Fall
Sep 5 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$170
$1,020
Winter 2015
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$120
$720
Winter
Jan 1 - Feb 29, 2016
3 night min stay
$120
$720 $1,500
Spring Break
Mar 1 - Apr 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$200
$1,200
Spring
Apr 16 - May 13, 2016
3 night min stay
$170
$1,020
Summer 2016
May 14 - Aug 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$250
$1,500
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250
$1,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning fee $90
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

$200 refundable reservation/damage deposit required to book condo. Rental amount due 30 days before arrival $200 deposit refunded after departure and no report of damage by housekeeper.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Northwest Florida Regional, Ft. Walton Beach

Big Kahuna water theme park across highway. Fishing in five acre lake on property, Harbor Walk Village (2 miles) - Fishing fleet, restaurants, shopping, zip line.

 

Owner info

About the owner: I live in Birmingham, AL and this is my personal vacation home. I've owned it for many years (thus my low VRBO listing number) and keep it very updated. Very private yet right in the heart of Destin (see map). Drive right up to the front door and unload your car (no elevators to deal with). Short 200 yard walk to the beach. 50+positive reviews on VRBO. Give me a call and I can tell you more. Patrick

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
Very quite and private. Close to pool and tennis courts. Drive up and park at front door. Townhouse condo ... no elevators to deal with. Short walk to Beautiful white-sandy beach (200 yards). Heart of Destin - convenient to new Harbor Walk restaurants, Wal-Mart, Target, WalGreens, Wynn-Dixie, Publix, Home Depot Five acre fresh water lake on property stocked with bass and brim (catch and release fishing).


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Southbay landscaping - lots of grounds

    Southbay landscaping - lots of grounds

  • Parasailing in gulf - lots of fun!

    Parasailing in gulf - lots of fun!

  • Walkway to beach with gazebo and shower.

    Walkway to beach with gazebo and shower.

  • Pool area steps away from condo - between condo and beach

    Pool area steps away from condo - between condo and beach

  • Tennis courts near condo. Resurfaced with new nets (2014)

    Tennis courts near condo. Resurfaced with new nets (2014)

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Living area with sliding door to patio, 50' flat panel cable TV and DVD player.

    Living area with sliding door to patio, 50' flat panel cable TV and DVD player.

  • Fully equipped kitchen, refrigerator w/icemaker, microwave, coffee grinder

    Fully equipped kitchen, refrigerator w/icemaker, microwave, coffee grinder

  • Southbay's pristine white, sandy beach ... short 200 yard walk from condo

    Southbay's pristine white, sandy beach ... short 200 yard walk from condo

  • Upstairs bedroom #2 with queensize bed, flat-panel cable TV, door to full bath

    Upstairs bedroom #2 with queensize bed, flat-panel cable TV, door to full bath

  • Back patio

    Back patio

  • 5 acre freshwater lake ... lots of ducks and turtles for kids to watch

    5 acre freshwater lake ... lots of ducks and turtles for kids to watch

  • Southbay's pristine white, sandy beach ... short 200 yard walk from condo

    Southbay's pristine white, sandy beach ... short 200 yard walk from condo

  • Southbay beach-front units ... my condo is a short 200 yard walk behind these

    Southbay beach-front units ... my condo is a short 200 yard walk behind these

  • Short 200 yard walk to the beach from my unit

    Short 200 yard walk to the beach from my unit

  • Pool area steps away from condo with kiddie pool in foreground.

    Pool area steps away from condo with kiddie pool in foreground.

  • Front of condo. Short walk to beach..

    Front of condo. Short walk to beach..

  • Living room - Sleeper sofa opened.  Memory foam top for comfort.

    Living room - Sleeper sofa opened. Memory foam top for comfort.

  • Dining area - large table seats 6-8. 50' flat screen cable TV.

    Dining area - large table seats 6-8. 50' flat screen cable TV.

  • Upstairs master bedroom with queensize bed, flat-panel cable TV, master bath

    Upstairs master bedroom with queensize bed, flat-panel cable TV, master bath

  • Upstairs full bath (one of two); Half bath on main level

    Upstairs full bath (one of two); Half bath on main level

  • Upstairs bedroom #3 with bunk beds (ladder in closet), flat-panel cable TV

    Upstairs bedroom #3 with bunk beds (ladder in closet), flat-panel cable TV

  • Bridge across stocked freshwater lake on property (Catch and release fishing)

    Bridge across stocked freshwater lake on property (Catch and release fishing)

  • My grandson, Han, with a nice size brim caught at the lake bridge.

    My grandson, Han, with a nice size brim caught at the lake bridge.

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    Townhome
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Member since: 1996
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 09/03/2015
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