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Open May 30-June 6 $200 Off!!!*2 Kings*New Kitchen*Bonus Yard*Many Upgrades!!

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Simply Paradise, luxury home, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, huge grass yard, 3 porches. This home is located on the closest street to the beach!

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Location....Location....Location. This 3 bedroom completely renovated home is a two minute walk to the Gulf. Simply Paradise is location is the second closest home to the beach in Emerald Shores! Easy access to the sugary white sand and emerald crystal clear water of Destin, Florida. Also this home has a huge grass side yard to enjoy. This is the only home in Emerald Shores with a large grass back yard. Within two minutes you could be relaxing on the beach or relaxing poolside. The location of Simply Paradise is perfect!

This beach home, Simply Paradise (formerly Sunny Side Up) has been completely renovated in October 2012-2013! All NEW kitchen in 2013 with new cabinetry, granite and all new stainless appliances. New sofa bed and love seat with two comfortable recliners that will help our guests enjoy their stay. Simply Paradise has a large open floor plan on the first floor which is great for all guests to relax. A spacious all NEW gourmet kitchen with ample counter space makes it easy to make snacks or full meals while vacationing. Counter dining for four and a wood carved dining table with six chairs comfortably sits 10 guests for dining. The kitchen has a new designer wood tile floor with a wood palm armoire to be used for a pantry while visiting. Our kitchen at Simply Paradise is fully stocked with everything you need to dine in comfortably.

The freshly painted master suite on the first floor also has designer ceramic wood look tile floor with a beautiful palm tree adorned KING bed. Included is a 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD, desk and double closets. The full bath on suite has large tub, shower and had been fully upgraded with NEW mahogany finished vanity, granite counter top, back splash, sink, faucet, new toilet, and designer wood like tile floor. French doors open to a patio that overlooks the expansive grass yard that is a prime feature of this property. Enjoy your morning coffee overlooking your tropical view!

Also the first floor has full size laundry room for your convenience with complimentary laundry detergent, iron and ironing board. A freshly painted half bath with NEW pedestal sink, faucet, toilet and designer new wood ceramic tile floors complete the first floor.

Enjoy one of the two first floor porches as well. We have a charcoal grill and also a propane grill for you to use. We have a picnic dining table and front porch patio furniture to sit and relax enjoying your morning coffee or reading a good book! A wagon is provided with two beach chairs and beach toys to share with our guests who stay at our beach home.

Two additional bedrooms are located on the second floor with all new bedding. Both bedrooms open with French doors to a private extra wide balcony overlooking the expansive yard. One bedroom has a KING bed, 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD and large closet. The second room has TWO FULL beds also with a 32 inch flat screen TV, DVD and large closet. This room also has french doors to an over sized balcony with patio furniture to relax and enjoy this bonus private space.

A second floor freshly painted bathroom equips with tub, shower and had been fully upgraded with NEW mahogany finished vanity, granite counter top, back splash, sink, faucet, toilet and beautiful slate porcelain tile floor.

Emerald Shores is the only neighborhood in the Destin area with its own private pavilion on the beach. The pavilion offers bathrooms, rinse showers, picnic tables, sun deck, and new in 2012 a Cafe (offering cold drinks, snacks and food items), plus private deeded beach owned by the subdivision. During summer months Emerald Shores offers a FREE shuttle service to take you to the beach. Since this home is only 200 yards to the beach you will not even need the shuttle because Simply Paradise is on the closest street to the beach! The short walk to get to the beach is easy while using our wagon to transport all your beach items. Beach service (umbrella and chair rental) is available for a fee or you may bring your own.

Come enjoy your vacation at Simply Paradise. Great customer service is very important to us and your happiness is our number one concern. Take a look at our positive reviews we have from guests. Call today to book Simply Paradise for your upcoming vacation!

Destin is ... Simply Paradise!

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 or older. We do not rent to singles under the age of 25. No chaperoned groups please....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    have pack n play and high chair booster seat for babies who come visit...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    No steps on first floor living, master bedroom and full bath on first floor...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • First floor King Bedroom with attached full bath: 1 king

    Master King 1st floor, attached full bath, fr doors to porch...moreless

  • Second Floor KING Bedroom with french doors to covered porch: 1 king

    KING bedroom 2nd floor, fr doors to porch, tv, dvd, closet...moreless

  • Second Floor Bedroom sleeps 4, with doors to covered porch: 2 double

    2 Double beds 2nd floor, fr doors to porch, tv, dvd, closet...moreless

  • King size beds (2) King bed in master on main level with new matrices in 2014, Additional KING bed located on second floor. Two Double Beds (2) Two double beds in second floor bedroom room. (1) New Sofa sleeper in living room, (1) Pack n play portable crib. We provide all bed linens. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • First floor Half Bathroom conveniently located all new 2012: toilet

    First floor, new floor, pedistal sink, faucet and toilet...moreless

  • First Floor Master Bathroom upgraded with granite 2012: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Master bath, 1st floor, new toilet, vanity, sink and faucet...moreless

  • Second Floor Full Bathroom upgraded with granite 2012: toilet, combination tub/shower

    2nd floor; new floor, toilet, vanity, sink and faucet...moreless

  • This home features 2.5 bathrooms. All new and completely remodeled in October 2012 including new mahogany cabinets in full bathrooms with granite counters, new sinks and new faucets. All new toilets in home and new pedestal sink and faucet in half bath. We provide all bath linens but bring your own beach towels. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Beach PAVILION located on beachfront for guests of Emerald Shores (gated with code) including private bathrooms, rinse shower, picnic tables, sundeck and now in 2012 'Lil Cabana Cafe' with drinks, food and snacks to enjoy at the beach, TWO pools offered (heated seasonally), FREE shuttle service from home to beach (during peak season), BEACH SERVICE rental available (chairs & umbrellas), NO STEPS on first floor living area (wheelchair accessible with some limitations), THREE entries to home, HUGE grass YARD the only home in Emerald Shores with large grass yard, three PORCHES, WAGON, fully-equipped KITCHEN with refrigerator/ice maker/water dispenser, stove, dishwasher, microwave; toaster,coffee maker, electric can opener, griddle, crock pot, all utensils, all bakeware and cookware, spices, plus HIGHCHAIR, full size laundry with WASHER & DRIER, iron, ironing board, vaccuum, multiple TV'S, DVD players, All bedrooms have ceiling FANS, FREE Wi-Fi, NEW hot water tank & A/C unit new 2011...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Many books for all ages to share...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    players in living room and all bedrooms...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games and cards to share for adults and children...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Large flatscreen TV in living room and all three bedrooms have 32' flat screen TV's...moreless

  • Toys:

    sand and pool toys available to share with guests...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    VCR players with a few movies to share...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Recreation Center
  • 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
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Solid wood carved table with 6 chairs plus counter top dining for four plus a booster highchair...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Linens Provided:

    All linens and bath towels but bring your own beach towels please...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open floor plan living space with all new furniture in October 2012, Sofa queen sleeper, love seat, two lazy boy recliners, large flat screen tv, dvd, cd stereo system...moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway at home for two cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    2 car driveway at home...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free local calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels included but please bring your own beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New July 2012, complimentary laundry detergent...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    New coffee maker 2012...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Complete dishware set including glass and plastic dishware, wine glasses, complete kitchen for small meals or large gourmet meals...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Full size stainless dishwasher 2013 with complimentary dish soap...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked kitchen including, coffee maker, blender, toaster, can opener, hand mixer, griddle, crock pot, waffle maker, complete with new dishes and bake ware....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Over the range microwave all new stainess 2013...moreless

  • Oven:

    full size oven with bake ware and cooking utensils to prepare full meals ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Pantry storage with spices to share...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full side by side with ice maker and filtered water dispenser, stainless steel NEW 2013...moreless

  • Stove:

    Full size electric oven and cooktop, stainless, NEW 2013...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Second floor extra large balcony off both second floor bedrooms....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (3) Front porch, side porch also second floor porch off bedrooms...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Expansive grass private yard to enjoy while vacationing. A true one of a kind in the neighborhood...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane and charcoal grills located on porch for guest to enjoy...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Onsite tennis court located in the neighborhood, walking distance to home...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Two pools in neighborhood one heated seasonally...moreless

  • Heated Pool
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Spring
Apr 11 - May 22, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,395
Memorial Day week
May 23 - May 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,895
Peak Summer
May 30 - Jul 3, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,495
4th of July week
Jul 4 - Jul 10, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,795
Peak Summer
Jul 11 - Jul 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,495
First discounted summer week!
Aug 1 - Aug 7, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,895
2nd week of August special!
Aug 8 - Aug 14, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,595
late August
Aug 15 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,195
fall and winter
Aug 29 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$995
Snowbirds 4 week/monthly
Jan 2 - Feb 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,700
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$995
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $175 + tax
  • Damage Protection $45
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

We do NOT rent to chaperoned groups or singles under 25

We do NOT accept pets and we are a smoke free home

We accept snowbirds for January and February months only/ 4 week intervals

Accept credit card and debit card: MasterCard, Visa and Discover

50% is due at booking and balance due 60 days before your arrival

We have an easy online booking site, call or email for details

Our $45 accidental Damage Insurance policy replaces Security Deposit


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS)
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Kenny D's, Pompano Joes
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Kenny D's, Captain Daves, Pompano Joes, Crab Trap
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico (200 yards from home)

Car: Recommended

Walking distance to many water front RESTAURANTS, Pompano Joe's, Captain Daves, Crab Trap to name a few, all within one mile or less to the door. Kenny D's restaurant is only 200 yards from the home. Many SHOPPING options within 2-3 miles of home including Destin Commons (outdoor upscale shopping with state of the art 14 screen movie theatre), Silver Sands Outlet (100+ designer outlet complex, nations largest!), The Village of Baytowne Wharf (boutiques and dining located in Sandestin Resort community), Destin is known as 'The World's Luckiest Fishing Village' with Destin HARBOR located only ten minutes from home includes, Harborwalk Village, charter boats, sunset cuises, jet-ski rental, water sports, snorkeling, shopping, dining, live entertainment, Also Championship GOLF courses are located minutes from Simply Paradise, TENNIS court onsite and multiple other tennis options within miles of home, WATERPARK Big Kahuna is located ten minutes away.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We were both born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Married for 29 years and have two children, our daughter is 24 and son is 21. We love the change of seasons up north but always vacation at the beach. Destin is the perfect beach destination and once we found it we had to spend more time in this paradise. We spend as much time as we can at our beach home in Destin and are happy to share it with others when we are not there.

Why the Owner Chose Emerald Shores:
We fell in love with Destin Florida when we vacationed here in 2008. We purchased this home in July of 2012. Simply Paradise is located only 100 yards from the beautiful sugary white sand and emerald water. The location of this home is perfect. Emerald Shores has the beach pavilion that makes this neighborhood one of a kind, The conveniences of two pool, pavilion, tennis court and basketball goal makes it the best gated community for our family.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Location is the key to this home, it is the second closest home to the beach. Also this home has a huge side grass yard which makes it so unique. The two side porches overlook the expansive yard which is great for grilling and relaxing. These features made it the perfect home for us to purchase.


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  • Simply Paradise, luxury home, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, huge grass yard, 3 porches.  This home is located on the closest street to the beach!

    Simply Paradise, luxury home, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, huge grass yard, 3 porches. This home is located on the closest street to the beach!

  • Living room; new QUEEN sofa bed, love seat, free wifi, flat screen, dvd, stereo

    Living room; new QUEEN sofa bed, love seat, free wifi, flat screen, dvd, stereo

  • NEW appliances: dishwasher, electric stove, frig w/ filtered water, microwave

    NEW appliances: dishwasher, electric stove, frig w/ filtered water, microwave

  • Carved wood dining table with 6 high back chairs, palm tree carved pantry for all your groceries and snack storage

    Carved wood dining table with 6 high back chairs, palm tree carved pantry for all your groceries and snack storage

  • First floor KING Master bedroom w/wood porcelain tile fl, 32' TV, DVD, 2 closets

    First floor KING Master bedroom w/wood porcelain tile fl, 32' TV, DVD, 2 closets

  • 2nd floor KING bedroom, french doors to over sized balcony, 32' TV, DVD, closet

    2nd floor KING bedroom, french doors to over sized balcony, 32' TV, DVD, closet

  • 2nd floor upgraded bath with new vanity, granite counters and new tile flooring

    2nd floor upgraded bath with new vanity, granite counters and new tile flooring

  • 1st floor full size laundry room with iron and board and complimentary detergent

    1st floor full size laundry room with iron and board and complimentary detergent

  • Large extra wide balcony off the 2nd floor bedrooms overlooks the topical yard

    Large extra wide balcony off the 2nd floor bedrooms overlooks the topical yard

  • Private gated pavilion with bathrooms, seasonal cafe, rinse shower & tables

    Private gated pavilion with bathrooms, seasonal cafe, rinse shower & tables

  • 2nd pool offered in Emerald Shores w/updated patio furniture & heated seasonally

    2nd pool offered in Emerald Shores w/updated patio furniture & heated seasonally

  • Seasonal Cafe newly added 2013!  Snacks and drinks offered on BEACH PAVILION!

    Seasonal Cafe newly added 2013! Snacks and drinks offered on BEACH PAVILION!

  • The front porch of Simply Paradise welcomes you with new wicker furniture and convenient key less entry french doors to our beach home

    The front porch of Simply Paradise welcomes you with new wicker furniture and convenient key less entry french doors to our beach home

  • Bright living room w/open floor plan allows for comfortable family gatherings!

    Bright living room w/open floor plan allows for comfortable family gatherings!

  • Open floor plan! Upgraded kitchen NEW cabinets, granite and all new appliances

    Open floor plan! Upgraded kitchen NEW cabinets, granite and all new appliances

  • Solid wood carved dining table with 6 chairs, plus additional 4 counter dining

    Solid wood carved dining table with 6 chairs, plus additional 4 counter dining

  • Master bath ALL NEW:mahogany vanity, granite counter, stone and glass backplash, designer sink, faucet, wood tile floor, new toilet

    Master bath ALL NEW:mahogany vanity, granite counter, stone and glass backplash, designer sink, faucet, wood tile floor, new toilet

  • 2nd floor w/2 FULL beds, french doors to over sized balcony, 32' TV, DVD, closet

    2nd floor w/2 FULL beds, french doors to over sized balcony, 32' TV, DVD, closet

  • Convenient 1st floor 1/2 bath upgrades with new tile flooring, sink, wall vanity

    Convenient 1st floor 1/2 bath upgrades with new tile flooring, sink, wall vanity

  • One of a kind private grass back yard for your enjoyment a true one of a kind.  French doors open to a patio overlooking this beautiful yard!

    One of a kind private grass back yard for your enjoyment a true one of a kind. French doors open to a patio overlooking this beautiful yard!

  • Back porch overlooking large grass yard w/ propane & chcoal grill, wagon & toys

    Back porch overlooking large grass yard w/ propane & chcoal grill, wagon & toys

  • Main pool located within Emerald Shores with huge sundeck, heated seasonally

    Main pool located within Emerald Shores with huge sundeck, heated seasonally

  • Seasonal tram offered a bonus feature of Emerald shores

    Seasonal tram offered a bonus feature of Emerald shores

  • Newly resurfaced tennis courts, basketball goal and shuffle board offered

    Newly resurfaced tennis courts, basketball goal and shuffle board offered

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