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March 7-14 $800 Off! Newly Renovated! Luxury Home-Priv Pool-by Beach

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Welcome to Skipper's Escape!!! Your FUN vacation place VERY close to the beach!!

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Last updated: 03/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Crystal Beach house description

***Families welcome*** Minimum renting age 25 years old (We DO NOT RENT TO COLLEGE STUDENTS or chaperoned groups)

ESCAPE to this Fun 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath house, located only 3 Houses from the Beach in Crystal Beach (sleeps 16)! Featuring a Private Pool, the house has a 4-Bedroom Main House and a 1-Bedroom Guest Cottage with great views of the beautiful gulf waters from the Master bedroom and the 3rd Floor. 3 King bedrooms, 1 Queen bedroom, and a Bunk Room. Listen to your favorite CD with the Surround Sound system both inside and out. Plenty of TVs (living room 55' plasma) and DVD players throughout the house. The pool area includes a Large Deck with plenty of chairs to enjoy the sun, an outdoor shower, large gas grill, and chaise lounges.

Destin Commons outdoor shopping mall, with stores like Bass Pro Shop, Abercrombie & Fitch, Victoria’s Secret, Talbots, Books A Million, and a 14-movie stadium seating theater, along with countless fantastic restaurants! Walking distance to nearly everything you could want on your vacation including Camille’s Restaurant for your morning coffee.

Your vacation time here is sure to be relaxing and enjoyable. Sleeps 16.

A discounted Golf Cart rental is available! Ask for details!

Main House
First Floor: Screened-in porch, living room with a 55” plasma TV and DVD player, queen sleeper sofa, fully equipped kitchen, dining area, ½ bath walking in from the pool, full-size washer and dryer, king bedroom with private bath and porch area.

Second Floor: Master suite has great views of the gulf, king bed, private bath with Jacuzzi, balcony; queen bedroom with private bath and porch; bunk room with a twin top and a double bottom bunk and separate twin bed, full bath.

Third Floor: Loft with two porches to enjoy the view of the Gulf.

Guest House
Living room with queen sleeper sofa, TV with cable, DVD player, kitchen area with coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, and sink, hall bath, and king bedroom with TV.

Additional info:
RESERVATIONS:
- Call Chris or Janet at 850-837-0011
- 50% of rental rate with balance, plus $500 fully refundable damage deposit due 60 days before arrival

CANCELLATIONS: Greater than a 90-day cancellation notice incurs loss of reservation fee. Travel insurance is offered at 6.95% of the total

FEES:
- Housekeeping $280
- Reservation fee 3%
- Florida tax 11%
- Pool Heating: $30+ per day
- Pet Fee: $100+ per pet with 30 lb. weight limit per pet

WINTER RATES:
- Monthly rate for Jan. 1 to Feb. 28 - $2400/month

HOLIDAYS:
- Thanksgiving $2200 wk
- Christmas $2200 wk
- June 28 to July 5 $5200/wk

BEACH CHAIR RENTAL AVAILABLE:
March 1 – October 31: Beach Chair Service (2 chairs, 1 umbrella) available for a cost of $25 per day or $20 per day for 2 or more days rented. We suggest you reserve in advance during June and July. There are extra beach chairs and umbrellas at the house you may take to the beach as well.

LINENS AND TOWELS PROVIDED. Please bring your own beach towels.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum renting age is 25 years old - no exceptions...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Surround sound stereo inside and out, iPod connector to stereo system

Entertainment

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

Theme

  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 13 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for 5 cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked including coffee pot, waffle maker, and crock pot...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Can be heated for additional charge...moreless

  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring
Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,000
Early Spring Brk
Mar 7 - Mar 20, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

Spring Break
Mar 21 - Apr 10, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,500

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Spring
Apr 11 - May 8, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,800
May Weeks
May 9 - May 22, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,200

Changeover Day: Saturday

Early Summer
May 23 - May 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,600
Summer
May 30 - Jun 26, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

Freedom Week
Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,500

Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer
Jul 4 - Jul 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Summer
Aug 1 - Aug 14, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,600

Changeover Day: Saturday

Early Fall
Aug 15 - Sep 11, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,800
Fall
Sep 12 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,000
Winter
Nov 1 - Feb 29, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $125 + tax
  • Cleaning $325 + tax
  • Tax Rate 14.885%

Notes:

THANKSGIVING WEEK - $2200 flat fee rental rate

CHRISTMAS WEEKS - $2200 flat fee rental rate


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We fell in love with Destin when we came on the BEST vacation ever in 1995! We began an annual vacation tradition that was awesome for our kids as they grew up. We love it so much here that now we live here and rent out our home, plus other homes and condos in the area. The people are friendly and the scenery just can't be beat!

Why the Owner Chose Crystal Beach:
We owned a Gulf front condo for many years and realized we wanted something bigger so our kids could bring friends when we came on vacation. We purchased this house in the middle of constructions, which was great because we could add some of our own touches before it was finished (surround sound, etc.). This area of Crystal Beach has a great, short, almost level beach access, and the home is just a few yards away. We love the area because you have the conveniences of restaurants and stores very close by, yet the neighborhood is quiet and very family-oriented.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We tried to think of just about everything you need so you don't have to load your car to the brim with 'stuff.' Just bring a swimsuit and towel, and you are set! We really enjoy entertaining, so we furnished our home with conveniences that make entertaining a breeze. We hope you enjoy everything Skipper's Escape as to offer!


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  • Welcome to Skipper's Escape!!! Your FUN vacation place VERY close to the beach!!

    Welcome to Skipper's Escape!!! Your FUN vacation place VERY close to the beach!!

  • Wonderful screen porch . . . great for catching the ocean breezes!

    Wonderful screen porch . . . great for catching the ocean breezes!

  • Open Flowing Floorplan - Great for Entertaining!

    Open Flowing Floorplan - Great for Entertaining!

  • Welcome!

    Welcome!

  • Another Kitchen View

    Another Kitchen View

  • Third Floor Lookout Tower

    Third Floor Lookout Tower

  • Flat Screen TV in Armoire

    Flat Screen TV in Armoire

  • First Floor King Bedroom

    First Floor King Bedroom

  • Bunk room with twin on one side and twin/full size bed bunk

    Bunk room with twin on one side and twin/full size bed bunk

  • King Bedroom in Guest Cottage

    King Bedroom in Guest Cottage

  • Parasailing is available close by!

    Parasailing is available close by!

  • Great Location - Just a Few Steps to the Beach Access (photo not zoomed)!!!

    Great Location - Just a Few Steps to the Beach Access (photo not zoomed)!!!

  • Living Room with Lots of Seating!  Large Flat Screen TV with BluRay DVD Player.

    Living Room with Lots of Seating! Large Flat Screen TV with BluRay DVD Player.

  • Looking Towards Dining Area and Kitchen.

    Looking Towards Dining Area and Kitchen.

  • Fully Stocked Chef's Kitchen with Lots of Extras!

    Fully Stocked Chef's Kitchen with Lots of Extras!

  • Lovely Guest Cottage, Private Pool and Large Deck for Sunbathing & Entertaining!

    Lovely Guest Cottage, Private Pool and Large Deck for Sunbathing & Entertaining!

  • Third Story Tower Provides Several Awesome Gulf Views

    Third Story Tower Provides Several Awesome Gulf Views

  • Gorgeous Master Suite!

    Gorgeous Master Suite!

  • Luxurious Master Bath with Jacuzzi Tub (to the right)

    Luxurious Master Bath with Jacuzzi Tub (to the right)

  • Second Floor Queen Bedroom with Private Bath

    Second Floor Queen Bedroom with Private Bath

  • Spacious Backyard and Deck Area

    Spacious Backyard and Deck Area

  • Living Room with Queen Sleeper Sofa and Kitchenette in Guest Cottage

    Living Room with Queen Sleeper Sofa and Kitchenette in Guest Cottage

  • The perfect home for a wonderful vacation - Skipper's Escape!

    The perfect home for a wonderful vacation - Skipper's Escape!

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  • Sleeps
    16
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    5.5
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
    19
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/03/2015
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