Great Escape- Steps to the Beach, South Side of Beach Road 3 B/R 3 BA

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Great Escape! This Cozy Gulf side Cottage is just what you need to have an Unforgettable Destin Vacation! Community pool is heated for Spring!

Just steps from the Beach and Pool! One Queen Guest room is on the first floor, the Master suite with separate shower and Garden Tub is on the second floor, as well as an additional Queen Guest room and bathroom. This beautifully furnished, well appointed home also offers a sofa sleeper for additional guests.

Feel the comforts of home as we provide the following:
Linens (please bring your own beach towels)
Bathroom/Kitchen Hand Soaps
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Paper Products in Kitchen (limited)
Cable with Expandable Channels
Local Telephone
Private Grill at the House with Free LP Refills
Patio Furniture
Hair Dryers
Full Size Utility with Ironing Board/Iron

The location of this home can't be beat! Located south of Hwy 98 in Destin, you can just walk to the local grocery, Restaurants, and Silver Sands Shopping Mall. Stroll on over to Starbucks for your morning coffee and muffin. The community of Sandestin is less than a mile away, where you can enter into a world of fun things to do.... Golf at one of the many courses, eat or shop at Baytown Wharf, or a bit further you will find Grand Boulevard with more great Eateries and World-class shopping!

Don't know Destin? - Here are some highlights and additionally, please see the Area guide for tons of fun stuff to do:
Silver Sands outlet shopping is just across the highway.
Famous Destin Commons is 5 miles away with Rave Movies, Bass Pro Shop, tons of small shops, restaurants and coming soon is Uncle Bucks with bowling. Nearby you will find quite a few mini mall areas with Groceries, pharmacies and Gas stations. Be sure to visit the Harbor - Just a few miles to Harbor Walk Village, ( on the water. Tons of fun stuff to do for all ages - Zip Line, rent a boat, charter fishing, great restaurants, night life and live music almost nightly and Margaritaville is a must!
Several Golf Courses are within a five mile range. You will find a few tennis clubs too.
Don't miss The Village of Baytown Wharf ( you can Zip line, play on the huge playground, walk along the pier, feed the fish, Great eateries and fun nightlife abound.
What more can you ask for .... Everything you need for a fun filled, Unforgettable Destin vacation, JUST MINUTES AWAY! BOOK ONLINE TODAY!

Destin Comforts of NW Florida Inc. professionally manages this home.

Keywords: Destin Vacation home walk to the beach


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 or older No student groups...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master bedroom: 1 king

    On second floor...moreless

  • Bedroom #2: 1 queen

    On first floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    On second floor with adjacent bath...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Linens Provided (please bring your own beach towels)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master bath: toilet, shower

    On first floor with shower and tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Master bath #2 on second floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    First floor bath...moreless

  • Bathroom and Kitchen hand soap provided Hair Dryers provided

Other Amenities

  • Literally 70 steps to the beach access. Pool is just a few doors down and can easily be seen from the house....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


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

    3 CAR PARKING LIMIT...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Please bring your own beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free WIFI...moreless


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

    Fully equipped Paper products provided (limited)...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Private grill at the house with free LP refills ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015
3 night min stay
Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,225 $1,700
Jan 2 - Mar 4, 2016
3 night min stay
$875 $1,700
Spring Break
Mar 5 - Apr 15, 2016
7 night min stay

Apr 16 - May 20, 2016
3 night min stay
May 21 - May 27, 2016
7 night min stay

May 28 - Jul 1, 2016
7 night min stay

July 4th
Jul 2 - Jul 8, 2016
7 night min stay

Jul 9 - Aug 5, 2016
7 night min stay

Late Summer
Aug 6 - Aug 12, 2016
7 night min stay

Post Summer
Aug 13 - Sep 1, 2016
3 night min stay
Labor Day
Sep 2 - Sep 4, 2016
3 night min stay
Sep 5 - Oct 16, 2016
3 night min stay
Oct 17 - Nov 21, 2016
3 night min stay
$875 $1,700
Nov 22 - Nov 26, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,225 $1,700
Nov 27 - Dec 20, 2016
3 night min stay
$875 $1,700
Dec 21 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,225 $1,700
Jan 2 - Mar 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$875 $1,700
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $190 + tax
  • damage Security $49
  • Tax Rate 11.5%


$250 Payment due at reservation. Final Balance due 45 days Prior to arrival, no fee with Debit card or cashier's check.

Check in 4:00 PM, Check out 10:00AM

Rates are subject to change

First Payment of $250 is NON-REFUNDABLE 45 days prior to check in

Final Payments must be made by debit card or CERTIFIED FUNDS ~ MONEY ORDER OR CERTIFIED BANK CHECK and all final payments are due 45 days prior to check in.

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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Manager info

Year Purchased: 2009

About: We have family in Atlanta who have owned a beachfront home in the area since the early 90s. Every summer, they would host the whole family - dozens of us- for a week at the beach. We fell in love with the area and knew someday we'd own our own home. Our two boys have been coming here since they were born. Our oldest came only a few weeks old! A marriage of a meteorologist and a personal trainer plus two teenage boys and extended family that come to visit- that's us. We live in the northeast, so we can't wait to shake off the cold for a visit every April.

Why Gulfside Cottages:
A daily run brought us through the neighborhood in 2008. The time was right for us to seriously consider owning a home here. It is a short distance to our family member's home along the beach. The location can't be beat, except for maybe being directly on the water. The neighborhood is tucked away and private. The charming walkway leads right to the beach and is an easy walk to the white sand and warm water. Walk out of the house in the other direction and you are an even shorter walk to the neighborhood pool. The Gulfside Cottages are kept up beautifully and the tropical landscaping really takes you away from all your cares back home. Restaurants, groceries, and outlet shopping are truly a short walk away. You can't ask for a better spot.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We take care of this house as if we live in it ourselves. Every bedroom is private and has its own porch or balcony. All have their own television and DVD. Since we bought it, we've had it powerwashed and painted. The AC was updated. The sleep sofa is new. We've updated the outside furniture, replaced the main television, replaced the refrigerator and oven/stove. essentially just kept it up so that you feel like it is yours when you arrive. We look forward to our Great Escape and hope you do too!

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  • Great Escape

    Great Escape

  • Living Area

    Living Area

  • Dining and Kitchen

    Dining and Kitchen

  • 2nd floor bedroom with Queen Bed

    2nd floor bedroom with Queen Bed

  • Our Beach!!!  Beautiful!

    Our Beach!!! Beautiful!

  • Famous Crab Island and Destin Harbor

    Famous Crab Island and Destin Harbor

  • Ample parking + Covered!

    Ample parking + Covered!

  • Kitchen


  • Downstairs Queen

    Downstairs Queen

  • Upstairs Master with King has private bath with seperate shower and tub

    Upstairs Master with King has private bath with seperate shower and tub

  • 2nd Floor Queen room has Full private bath

    2nd Floor Queen room has Full private bath

  • Seasonally heated pool

    Seasonally heated pool

  • Sugar white beaches

    Sugar white beaches

  • Good Times and Great Food with the best view down on the harbor

    Good Times and Great Food with the best view down on the harbor

VRBO #277869

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

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Great Escape- Steps to the beach, south side of beach Road 3 B/R 3 Ba

Destin Area #277869

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