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Perfect getaway for relaxing in the Florida sun. This two story, two bedroom, two and a half bath townhouse, affectionately called the 'DREAM CHASER', is situated on the beach side of Highway 98 on a beautiful five-acre fresh water lake and just a three minute stroll through Southbay's tropical paradise to the sugar-white beach Destin is so famous for. Two huge balconies catch the sun and the Gulf breezes, and the large living area on the second floor is perfect for families or just a romantic getaway for two. This is where you wanna stay to make your vacation dreams come true!
This privately-owned, spacious, beautifully decorated townhouse offers everything you can imagine for the perfect beach vacation ... new 42 inch flatscreen TV in the living room and flatscreen TV's in the master bedroom and guest bedroom, wireless high-speed internet, DVD/CD player, two private balconies both w/patio furniture, grill, fully equipped kitchen, fresh linens, pillow-top kingsize bed, queensize bed and queensize sleeper sofa, private bathrooms for both bedrooms, reserved parking at the front door (no elevators), keyless entry, full-size washer & dryer and much more.
Our ideal location gives you quiet, relaxing beach time, but is just minutes from a water park and amusement park for the kids. If you're looking for a little excitement in the evening, we're close to dozens of fantastic restaurants and night clubs. As an alternative, you can relax on the large upper balcony as you sip your favorite beverage, listen to tunes, grill fresh Florida seafood or steaks, and enjoy the ocean breeze as it sweeps across the lake.
Southbay's amenities include two swimming pools with restroom facilities, two lighted tennis courts, reserved parking for each unit, a freshwater lake for fishing from your deck or gazebo and 300 feet of private beach with beach service. Enjoy breath-taking sunsets from Southbay's gazebo located directly on the beach.
Book soon as the best times are going quickly! We look forward to your visit.
Sample of renters' comments: * We had a wonderful time! Your home is fabulous! Now we are spoiled -- we can never stay anywhere but on the lake. Thank you for sharing your condo with us. Everything was perfect!!
* Your condo and Southbay far exceeded our expectations. The condo is so nicely decorated. Could not believe how convenient it is to everything, including the BEACH! We will gladly recommend your place to others and will definitely return next year. We really appreciate you taking a personal interest in making our stay the best it could possibly be. Thanks again for everything!
Half bath with toilet and lav. Convenient to living area....moreless
Full-size private bath connected to each bedroom. Half bath on main level....moreless
2 1/2 baths (bedrooms have adjoining bathrooms), large flat screen TV's in living room and both bedrooms, WiFi, two large balconies both w/patio furniture and grill, reserved parking at front door (no elevators), keyless entry, nicely decorated, fully equipped, mesmerizing lake view, beach toys for the kids, very short stroll to the beach, beach service available....moreless
Satellite / Cable
42 inch flat screen TV in living room, 37 inch flat screen in master bedroom and 32 inch flat screen TV in guest bedroom....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning$115 + tax
Seven (7) night minimum stay during holidays. Checks and credit cards accepted.
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Two pools both with restroom facilities, tennis courts, clubhouse, gazebo, lake, etc.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: When we were growing up our families always vacationed in Destin. We continued the tradition, but instead of building castles in the sand, we sat on the beach and daydreamed about someday having a place of our own in Destin. That dream came true in 2005 when we bought our first condo at Southbay by the Gulf, affectionately known as the 'Dream Chaser'. We love the beach and enjoy fishing, so we found the perfect getaway overlooking a beautiful 5-acre lake and just a short stroll to the beach through Southbay's tropical foliage. This is our piece of paradise and we enjoy it so much. We hope you will allow us to share it with you, your family and friends!
Why the Owner Chose Southbay by the Gulf: Southbay by the Gulf is a tropical paradise. The grounds and the buildings are very well-maintained. Southbay has many amenities including two swimming pools (one is heated), lighted tennis courts, clubhouse, reserved parking at your front door, 5-acre fishing lake, direct beach access, etc. It is in walking distance to restaurants, shops, water park, amusement park, grocery stores, and of course, the BEACH!
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: You will enjoy this beautifully decorated two-story condo/townhouse. It has recently been updated with new stylish floor tile and carpet, fresh paint, renovated kitchen, and new accessories throughout. You have reserved parking right at the front door and a keyless entry, so no crowded elevators and no keys to keep up with. There are two bedrooms (kingsize and queensize) with adjoining baths downstairs and a queensize sleeper sofa upstairs. The spacious living room, dining room, kitchen, 1/2 bath and laundry room are upstairs. Two large balconies overlook the lake and are perfect for relaxing while you enjoy your favorite beverage and watch the sunset. This is a place for making lasting memories and one that you will want to return to year after year!