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Windsong by the Sea Home in Crystal Beach Destin, Private Pool & Wi-Fi

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Last updated: 10/18/2014

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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Crystal Beach house description

This charming home is in the quaint neighborhood of Crystal Beach, known for its seaside-styled cottages and white picket fences, and has the look and feel of the sea. Arrive in the cozy family room with vaulted ceilings, and settle in. This seaside cottage has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths to accommodate all your happy campers. At your fingertips are the most beautiful beaches in the world, by way of the beach access that is only two short blocks away.

After a day soaking in the sun at the beach, celebrate your vacation with a few cannon balls into your heated private pool, before firing up the grill. Close amenities include the renowned Destin Commons, with its 75 plus stores, including the new 55,000 square foot Bass Pro Shop, Ann Taylor, Abercrombie, Hard Rock Cafe, the Rave Motion Picture theater, and the Publix grocery store, to name but a few. The Destin Commons has received over 19 million visitors so far in 2013! If golfing is your 'bag', treat yourself to any of the 15 finest, world-class golf courses available, such as Kelly Plantation, Regatta Bay, 4 courses in SanDestin, and Camp Creek.

The Destin Harbor is minutes away for deep sea fishing, snorkeling, boating and jet-skiing. The harbor is your gateway to the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico! And how about the many fine eateries serving up their fresh catch of the day (many are within walking distance from Windsong by the Sea). Close by are Big Kahuna's Waterpark, Silver Sands Outlet Mall, The Track, and the Gulfarium. Good times will be had by the whole family, but make time for each other once the kids are tucked in, enjoying a glass of wine while relaxing on the front porch while breathing in the sea breezes.
Feel free to use the included wireless high-speed internet to email your boss: You’ll be staying a while longer ?, because this lifestyle is addictive!
Need directions? I can help as I lived in Destin for many years.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            For every 4 persons who are under the age of 26th, there must be one adult over the age of 26....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Absolutely no smoking inside the home. An additional fee will occur if I have to get it fumigated!...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Preferably the canine variety after mutual agreement....moreless

          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Queen Bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            King Bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

            Bunk Room ...moreless

          • 2 rooms with one single bed, 1 room with 4 children's beds. Master bedroom has king-sized bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • There is a king-sized bed in the master bedroom and a queen-sized bed in the 3rd bedroom. There is a bunk bed in the 2nd bedroom that consists of a twin on the top; a full-sized bed on the bottom with a twin bed trundle underneath the full bed(sleeps 4). Windsong is two short blocks from the beach and beach access. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything that you need if you were at your home. All you have to bring is food! You have your own private pool and wireless, high-speed (7 'Meg') Internet access! ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television:

                2 32' LCD TV's, 2 28' TV's...moreless

              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Various DVD and VHS movies....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer:

                Full-sized...moreless

              • Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking:

                2 to 3 cars in driveway...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Beach Chairs
              • Deck / Patio:

                Back deck is 14' x 20' and overlooks the pool...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Electric Grill; Never run out of gas again!...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Small Cooler

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Heated Pool

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 27 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Winter 2014/2015
                  Oct 26 - Mar 6, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $160
                  $1,000 $1,850
                  Spring Break 2015
                  Mar 7 - Apr 10, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,775
                  Spring 2015
                  Apr 11 - Apr 24, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,550
                  Early Summer 2015
                  Apr 25 - May 22, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,800
                  Summer 2015
                  May 23 - Aug 7, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,475
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Pet Fee $125 + tax
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Notes:

                  Rental Rates for cottage/beach home in Florida Panhandle, Destin

                  Add 11% Florida State Taxes to rates. Saturday to Saturday, with approved exceptions.$125 Pet Fee--non-refundable, 1st pet; 2nd pet is $75. I Pay Housekeeping before and after your stay!

                  Nightly (4 day min.) may be available with additional cleaning fee of $100.

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Location

                  Car: Recommended

                  All at your fingertips are the Gulf of Mexico, Deep sea fishing, Wildlife viewing (dolphins!), Golf (any of the finest 15 are available), Tennis, Shopping and more shopping (Destin Commons, the Outlet Mall, Sandestin), Swimming and sunning, Basking by the pool, Snorkeling and Diving, Water skiing, Boating, Surfing, Sailing, Para sailing, Gulfarium, Jet-skiing, Airplane rides, Dining at the finest restaurants, and the Rave Theater!

                  Other Activities: dolphin watching, shopping and more shopping, fine dining

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: Hi, I'm Terri Julian. I first purchased Windsong in 2005 with dreams of owning my own little piece of paradise in Destin, FL. I lived in my dream home for three wonderful years before moving back to my home town of Little Rock, AR. I couldn't bear the thought of selling the home, and since it is only 2 blocks from the beach, I installed a pool on my lot, and I began renting Windsong By The Sea out on a short-term basis back in 2004. I travel to back to Destin on a 4 or 5 times a year, and the minute I walk through the front door my heart stirs with nostalgia and affection. I love this home, and I continue to pour sweat and love into it in hopes that it just as charming to you as it is to me.

                  Why the Owner Chose Crystal Beach:
                  Unbeknownst to me when I purchased this home, which only had one other owner previously, the location of Windsong is ideal. It is strategically located within a 2 block radius of so many wonderful amenities, including of course, the beautiful beach and a dedicated Crystal Beach beach access, to the Destin Commons Open Air Mall with its famous 49-head 'pop-up' fountain and outdoor playground, to over 30 restaurants, and a Publix GROCERY store!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Windsong By The Sea offers a wonderful front porch experience, as you relax and watch the world go by. Interesting people from states near and far, as well as from other countries(!), stroll by on the sidewalks of the seaside neighborhood of Crystal Beach. Many have their canine companions out with them so all can stretch their legs in the gulf breeze. It is such a magical place and you just want time to stand still! Windsong also offers a private pool and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Windsong by the Sea front view

                    Windsong by the Sea front view

                  • New Living Room furniture

                    New Living Room furniture

                  • Living Room facing the master bedroom,

                    Living Room facing the master bedroom,

                  • Kitchen area with bar

                    Kitchen area with bar

                  • Entertainment center (now painted reddish pink)

                    Entertainment center (now painted reddish pink)

                  • Master Bedroom furniture.

                    Master Bedroom furniture.

                  • Third bedroom with queen sized bed.

                    Third bedroom with queen sized bed.

                  • Another view of the private pool.

                    Another view of the private pool.

                  • Front Lawn

                    Front Lawn

                  • Another beautiful sunrise in Destin

                    Another beautiful sunrise in Destin

                  • Destin Harbor and pass to the Gulf at sunset

                    Destin Harbor and pass to the Gulf at sunset

                  • The Destin Commons Open Air Mall (2 blocks away from Windsong!)

                    The Destin Commons Open Air Mall (2 blocks away from Windsong!)

                  • Private kidney sized 20 x 10 pool

                    Private kidney sized 20 x 10 pool

                  • View from front door into living, dining, and kitchen areas

                    View from front door into living, dining, and kitchen areas

                  • Entertainment center and small fireplace

                    Entertainment center and small fireplace

                  • Master Bedroom with king sized bed

                    Master Bedroom with king sized bed

                  • Second bedroom; childrens' room with bunk with full, twin top, and twin trundle.

                    Second bedroom; childrens' room with bunk with full, twin top, and twin trundle.

                  • Second bathroom.

                    Second bathroom.

                  • A view of the east part of the fenced yard.

                    A view of the east part of the fenced yard.

                  • Two blocks from Windsong beaches and dune walkover

                    Two blocks from Windsong beaches and dune walkover

                  • Aerial view of Destin and the emerald colored sea!

                    Aerial view of Destin and the emerald colored sea!

                  • Photo that landed the cover of the Destin phone book.  Beautiful!

                    Photo that landed the cover of the Destin phone book. Beautiful!

                  • Destin's beaches voted best for 12 years by Southern Living Magazine.

                    Destin's beaches voted best for 12 years by Southern Living Magazine.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2000.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                  $160 - $354 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2000
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within a few days
                  • Response rate: 71%
                  • Calendar last updated: 10/18/2014
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