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Best Condo in Ss, Ph, West Unit!!! Gorgeous!

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living area, flat screen tv, balcony, outdoor speakers, leather q sleeper; gulf

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Last updated: 08/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Exquisitely furnished, west corner unit penthouse in Sterling Shores Condominium on Gulf of Mexico. Over 2200 sq feet of luxury! You will enjoy sweeping views of the emerald green, crystal clear waters of the gulf, and it's white powdery quartz crystal sands from this unit. The main balcony is over huge, 138 feet by 11 feet!

PLEASE click on additional photos for a virtual tour and additional photographs! All the photos shown were all taken at the beginning of 2012, except for the balcony furniture which was just replaced this week, (Jan 28, 2012). The virtual tour is very dated but still allows you to get a feel for the layout of the penthouse.

Sterling Shores has two pools for guests to use...one is a seasonally heated 4300 square feet pool with a gorgeous fountain kids will enjoy while the other is on the gulf and has a tiki bar for the big people and the little people to enjoy. You MUST try their hamburgers and rootbeer floats...They are the best!! A 42-seat surround sound full screen theatre is offered to guests as well as an exercise room.

You are within walking distance of both casual and fine dining restaurants, and lots of amusements parks, including water rides, bumper cars, minature golf, bungee jumping, and kiddie's rides. If you want walking/running trails, start at the front of the condo and go to your hearts desire. You are within a mile of all your shopping needs...from grocery, to discount, to retail malls..You are at the center of Destin's activities.

Our penthouse is the largest one in Sterling Shores and features 12 foot ceilings and crown moldings, beautiful furnishings and paintings, custom draperies and decorations, and even a marble top on the wet bar which has a separate refrigerator. The fully appointed kitchen features beautiful granite countertops, as well as the kitchenette in the 2nd master and all of the bathrooms!! All of the flooring is tiled throughout. It is the Biscayne model that features a separate lock out bedroom with it's own small kitchen,(including a sink, microwave, and refrigerator), and a private balcony. There are flat screen cable tv's with HBO and dvd players in each bedroom. And, the living area features a large screen HDTV with stereo speakers. The balcony also has speakers for enjoying soft music with that glass of wine before dinner. It is by far the most beautifully decorated condo in all of Sterling Shores, and most certainly no other unit has our incredible views!! We even have a large toy box right outside the front door for storing the kids beach toys, floats, etc. for your convenience.

We do not provide beach set ups at the low rate we charge, but we do provide a beach buggie cart with a lock, so it will be easy for you to transport your stuff to the beach.

There is a full size crib, plus a portacrib and a highchair for your convenience. The kitchen is equipped with all the items you would find at home. We try to think of everything you might need to make your vacation a truly special, fun filled memory!

You will love the ocean views from both balconies off of the master bedroom and living area as well as the 2rd King bedroom. You will have gorgeous beach views looking south, and incredible sunset views at dusk, and spectacular city night light views looking west! Gorgeous, gorgeous views!

Some question the little street that runs between Sterling Shores and the ocean side pool, tiki hut, and ocean. I tried to take a picture from the balcony overlooking the edge of the large pool so you can see the Back Porch Restaurant and the gated walkway from SS to the ocean. It is not a through street, but a streeet primarily for the Grazie and Back Porch restaurants. There is a push button in case it is needed for crossing the street. It is NOT a detriment to getting to the beach and the distance is negligible. The walkin to two restaurants, Pizza place and the tiki hut without having to get in your car are welllll worth the little street!!

Each bedroom has it's own private bath while the two master's have their own separate jacuzzi's and showers. All the bedrooms have large walk-in closets.

If you can't tear yourself away from your computer even while on vacation, you will enjoy a small office area complete with highspeed internet access. And, no other unit offers a wet bar with refrigerator and gorgeous marble top!

The owner's offer their private covered parking space for guests. The elevator is located just across from this parking spot, and when you arrive on the top floor, your front door is just steps away. You never have to worry about getting wet if it is raining!

You will not find a more beautifully furnished penthouse that offers you the gulf and sunset views with the city lights of Destin for round the clock enjoyment. To make sure you enjoy your stay, we provide each guest with our own personal recommendations of restaurants and activities. And, since we live in Destin, we are just a phone call away if you need anything.

We offer only Sat to Sat rentals, no nightly rates. We are strict non smokers, so please do not smoke inside our unit!

Please email me for additional information or to view the virtual tour or additional photo's if you are unable to open the link on the vrbo web site, or to receive the rental agreement.

No one under the age of 25 need apply. We do not rent to spring breakers.

Also, the vrbo calendar is kept current except for weeks awaiting rental agreements, so please check the vrbo calendar for availability of your week before emailing me.

Keywords: Condominium West End Penthouse

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Condo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 We do NOT rent to spring breakers....moreless

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

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Wet Bar with Refrigerator, outdoor balcony speakers, all upgrades. All tiled floors, granite countertops throughout...moreless

Entertainment

  • Stereo
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Sterling Shores is steps away from the ocean..there are NO obstructions to the views of the ocean nor the city lights...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Separate thermostat cooling for 2nd master ...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    separate laundry room in unit...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Separate laundry room in unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    2nd master has microwave& refrig, Living area has wet bar with small refrig...moreless

  • Microwave:

    (2) one in kitchen and one in kitchinette...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (3) one in kitchen, small refrigerators in wet bar and kitchinette...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (2) gulf front is 12x30 with entrances from mst bdrm and living area; Small balcony is 9x9 with private entrance from second bdrm. Slate flooring on both balconies...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Shared Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Aug 15 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,100

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $300 Nightly

winter
Nov 1 - Feb 27, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,700 $2,800

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $243 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $93 Nightly

early spring
Feb 28 - Mar 4, 2016
6 night min stay

$2,000

Changeover Day: Saturday


Discounts: 6 nights or more: $286 Nightly

Spring Break
Mar 5 - Apr 8, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,400

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $343 Nightly

Late Spring
Apr 9 - May 27, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,100

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $300 Nightly

Peak Summer
May 28 - Jul 29, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,100

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $443 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Deposit for Peak seasonal is $1000.00

Snow bird rates are available for Nov- Feb; Contact owner: bevmonaco@aol.com

Email verifications are sent for deposits and rent payments.

Deposit is due with agreement and rent is due 30 days prior to arrival. Email confirmations are sent for deposits and rents.

To obtain rental agreement, email owner: bevmonaco@aol.com


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I am Bev Monaco.. husband is John. We are retired and live right here in Destin. We oversee all of our properties and make sure all needs of our guests are met. We insist on only the best for our guests as it is our earnest desire that when they arrive, the go 'wow', and when they depart, they take with them wonderfullll memories and a desire to come back the next year. We take take pride in our places, and we hope it shows!

Why the Owner Chose Sterling Shores:
We 'discoverd' Destin and the Emerald Coast 16 years ago and knew immediately we were retiring here. I spent the first 3 winters at our beach home, listing 24559, while my husband came down every other weekend as he was still working. I can't even describe how much I still cherish all the memories I experienced during those winters. All the times my mother and father came down, our children, our friends... and how many wonderful people we met strolling on the beaches.. We built our retirement home and have continued to live here as we acquired more and more properties. It is just an incredibly wonderful place to visit and to live!!!!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The views, the views, the views! We lived in the penthouse while our retirement home was being built. Gosh, I just loveddddd it! I can't begin to describe how relaxing and wonderful that experience was. Our penthouse is on the west corner of the building and there are no other comparable views in all of Destin. Just incredibly beautiful views of the ocean and all the city night lights from both of the balconies.. Just gorgeousssss! And, if I may brag about my decorations in the penthouse as well as the unique changes I have made to it, I think it is not comparable to any other unit in Sterling Shores! I converted a closet to a bar area... the only one in the entire building: Crown moldings, tiled floors, upgraded furniture and furnishings all throughout the penthouse; Granite in all the rooms and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen... we spared no expenses in making our penthouse the best place imaginable to stay!


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Photos

  • living area, flat screen tv, balcony, outdoor speakers, leather q sleeper; gulf

    living area, flat screen tv, balcony, outdoor speakers, leather q sleeper; gulf

  • view from dining area: city lights at night, and gulf during the day.. gorgeous!

    view from dining area: city lights at night, and gulf during the day.. gorgeous!

  • all stainless kitchen, granite countertops, laundry room & pantry

    all stainless kitchen, granite countertops, laundry room & pantry

  • sm office in master suite, high speed internet, view of bath, lg walk in closet

    sm office in master suite, high speed internet, view of bath, lg walk in closet

  • 2nd k master, window looking out on gulf and city, high end furnishings

    2nd k master, window looking out on gulf and city, high end furnishings

  • master bath with sep shower and jacuzzi; crib, high chair  in large walkin clos

    master bath with sep shower and jacuzzi; crib, high chair in large walkin clos

  • View from Master Bdr &  Living Area Balcony  slate flooring on balconies

    View from Master Bdr & Living Area Balcony slate flooring on balconies

  • looking east from balcony; condo pool and beach side pool; gated walk to beach

    looking east from balcony; condo pool and beach side pool; gated walk to beach

  • looking from kitchen: dining area, wet bar, living area and balcony over gulf

    looking from kitchen: dining area, wet bar, living area and balcony over gulf

  • from living area to kitchen, 4 bar stools, wet bar w refrig, and entrance foyer

    from living area to kitchen, 4 bar stools, wet bar w refrig, and entrance foyer

  • gulf front k master, flat screen tv w dvd, gorgeous gulf front, high end furn

    gulf front k master, flat screen tv w dvd, gorgeous gulf front, high end furn

  • master bath, granite tops, jacuzzi, and separate shower, his and hers sinks

    master bath, granite tops, jacuzzi, and separate shower, his and hers sinks

  • kitcheonette, flat screen w dvd, sm balcony over gulf and city, dresser not seen

    kitcheonette, flat screen w dvd, sm balcony over gulf and city, dresser not seen

  • queen bedroom, flat screen w dvd, separate entrance to bath, lg closet

    queen bedroom, flat screen w dvd, separate entrance to bath, lg closet

  • huge slate floored balony off of living and master bedroom areas

    huge slate floored balony off of living and master bedroom areas

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