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Luxury Townhouse Condo. 40 Positive Reviews!

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Beach view looking to the left from Southbay's beach

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Last updated: 11/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Southbay by the Gulf townhome description

Heart of Destin. Walk to Beach. Free Wifi. Great Rates!
-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
-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

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

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  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 41 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter 2014
                      Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $120
                      $728
                      Winter
                      Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $120
                      $728 $1,500
                      Spring
                      Mar 1 - Mar 7
                      2 night min stay
                      $160
                      Spring Break
                      Mar 8 - Apr 4
                      2 night min stay
                      $175
                      $1,183
                      Spring
                      Apr 5 - May 16
                      2 night min stay
                      $160
                      $1,022
                      Summer
                      May 17 - Aug 9
                      3 night min stay
                      $235
                      $1,470
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $235
                      $1,470
                      * 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. 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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                      Last updated: 11/12/2014
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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. 39 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

                      • Beach view looking to the left from Southbay's beach

                        Beach view looking to the left from Southbay's beach

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

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

                      • 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

                        Tennis courts near condo

                      • 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.

                      • 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 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 landscaping - lots of grounds

                        Southbay landscaping - lots of grounds

                      • 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 area with sleeper sofa and love seat.

                        Living area with sleeper sofa and love seat.

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

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

                      • 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.

                      VRBO #274

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                      This listing was first published here in 1996.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, November 12, 2014

                      $120 - $235 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 11/12/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                      Member since: 1996
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within an hour
                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/12/2014
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                      (205) 305-1481 (Alabama, USA)

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