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The Gemstone is a block from the beach in the gated community of Emerald Shores.

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Last updated: 06/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

'Gemstone' is a one-of-a-kind vacation home! It is professionally decorated with a large great room (17 x 17), two spacious bedrooms, two sleeper sofas (king, queen), two full baths and all of the comforts of home! The house has over 1700 square feet of living space.

Located in the beautiful, Emerald Shores subdivision, this home sits across from the community pool and only a short stroll from the gulf. Access is provided to a private beach pavilion available only to the residents and guests of Emerald Shores. Located off of Scenic Highway 98, this home allows for peaceful relaxation with the convenience of nearby shopping (Destin Commons and Silver Sands Outlet Mall) and restaurants (Pompano Joe's and Captain Dave's).

Keywords: house, villa, vacation home, gated community, near beach, near pool

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be at least 25 years of age to rent this home....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Never, ever....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Custom plantation shutters thoughout the house. Ceramic tile in every room, except for both bedrooms....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer is in the home....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large great room (17' X 17')...moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway accommodates two (2) vehicles. Additional parking is available....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels provided. Must bring beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer is in the home....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

    Ceramic top stove, full-size refrigerator, dishwasher, sink with disposal, built-in microwave oven, all utensils, pots and pans, blender, coffee-maker, toaster, and eat-in kitchen area....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Bike rentals can be delivered to the house....moreless

  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio:

    Private patio with table and chairs located off the Florida room at the back of the house....moreless

  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Palm trees and tropical landscaping....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Natural Gas Grill on patio....moreless

  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    (2) Emerald Shores boasts two (2) community pools. The larger of the two is directly in front of the house....moreless

  • Heated Pool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
May 23 - Aug 7, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,695
Late Summer 2015
Aug 8 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,125
Early Fall 2015
Aug 29 - Oct 2, 2015
7 night min stay

$775
Fall Break 2015
Oct 3 - Oct 23, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,125
Late Fall/Winter 2015
Oct 24 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$575

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

An additional fee of $45 is added to the total cost of the rental for Damage Insurance.

A downpayment of $250 is required at the time of booking, while the remaining balance is due sixty (60) days from the check-in date.


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Last updated: 06/29/2015
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Walton Beach Airport (code: VPS)
350 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Captain Dave's on the Beach
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
One block from the beach (5 minute walk)

Car: Recommended

Walk to Captain Dave's Restaurant on the Gulf

Walk to Pompano Joe's

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: I reside in Cincinnati, OH with my wife, Leslie. We have been married over 20 years and love visiting our vacation home in Destin. As you can see, I have a healthy appetite for the local cuisine in FL.

Why the Owner Chose Emerald Shores:
Why not? We have always enjoyed our vacations, especially now that we have our own place in paradise. I knew other people who had purchased property in the Destin area and became intrigued at the prospect of someday owning a vacation home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love the fact that our house is peacefully secluded, yet in the middle of everything that the area has to offer in terms of shopping, restaurants, sight-seeing, and recreation.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • The Gemstone is a block from the beach in the gated community of Emerald Shores.

    The Gemstone is a block from the beach in the gated community of Emerald Shores.

  • There is additional quiet space in the Florida room

    There is additional quiet space in the Florida room

  • Fully-stocked kitchen

    Fully-stocked kitchen

  • Plenty of room for family meals

    Plenty of room for family meals

  • View from the front porch of the house shows the entrance to the community pool.

    View from the front porch of the house shows the entrance to the community pool.

  • Another view of the open kitchen

    Another view of the open kitchen

  • Spacious and open floor plan

    Spacious and open floor plan

  • Stylish and inviting

    Stylish and inviting

  • Another view of the kitchen area from the greatroom

    Another view of the kitchen area from the greatroom

  • Guest bedroom with queen bed

    Guest bedroom with queen bed

  • Designed for comfort

    Designed for comfort

  • View of the master bedroom

    View of the master bedroom

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
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  • Calendar last updated 06/29/2015
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