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Beach-Lover's Paradise! Wifi, Flatscreen TV'S, Reserved Parking!

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Large upper deck overlooking a beautiful 5-acre fresh water lake.

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

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!


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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age to rent is 25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private full bath adjoins bedroom. ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private full bath adjoins bedroom. ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    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

Other Amenities

  • 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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    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

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lakefront
  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Reserved parking right at the front door. ...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

    Fully equipped....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Includes icemaker....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Two large private decks overlooking beautiful lake. One is off of the living room and the other is off the master bedroom....moreless

  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Grill on condo's private deck. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 11 - May 8, 2015
6 night min stay
$169
$1,078
Summer
May 9 - Aug 21, 2015
6 night min stay
$205
$1,295
Fall
Aug 22 - Oct 30, 2015
5 night min stay
$155
$977
Winter
Oct 31 - Apr 8, 2016
6 night min stay
$110
$700 $1,350
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $115 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Seven (7) night minimum stay during holidays. Checks and credit cards accepted.


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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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Location

Two pools both with restroom facilities, tennis courts, clubhouse, gazebo, lake, etc.

 

Owner info

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!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Large upper deck overlooking a beautiful 5-acre fresh water lake.

    Large upper deck overlooking a beautiful 5-acre fresh water lake.

  • Large 42" flatscreen TV and DVD player

    Large 42" flatscreen TV and DVD player

  • Master bedroom w/kingsize bed, flatscreen TV, full bath and private deck.

    Master bedroom w/kingsize bed, flatscreen TV, full bath and private deck.

  • Tropical guest bedroom with queensize bed and adjoining full bath

    Tropical guest bedroom with queensize bed and adjoining full bath

  • Dining area off of the living room.  Enjoy the lake view while you dine.

    Dining area off of the living room. Enjoy the lake view while you dine.

  • Enjoy nature and mesmerizing view of the lake from the large upper deck

    Enjoy nature and mesmerizing view of the lake from the large upper deck

  • Ducks floating on the lake seen from the condo's upper deck

    Ducks floating on the lake seen from the condo's upper deck

  • 'Wine down' on your private deck ... away from it all.

    'Wine down' on your private deck ... away from it all.

  • Sailboat cruise in front of Southbay

    Sailboat cruise in front of Southbay

  • Stunning crystal clear emerald green water at Southbay

    Stunning crystal clear emerald green water at Southbay

  • Gorgeous sunrise just off the Southbay boardwalk.

    Gorgeous sunrise just off the Southbay boardwalk.

  • Spectacular sunset at Southbay by the Gulf...where the view is FREE!!

    Spectacular sunset at Southbay by the Gulf...where the view is FREE!!

  • Large living room w/sliding glass doors for a spectacular view of the lake.

    Large living room w/sliding glass doors for a spectacular view of the lake.

  • Dine on your private lakefront deck as you enjoy breath-taking sunsets

    Dine on your private lakefront deck as you enjoy breath-taking sunsets

  • Private lower deck off of master bedroom with view of lake and plush landscaping

    Private lower deck off of master bedroom with view of lake and plush landscaping

  • Fully equipped kitchen w/accent lighting and tumbled marble countertops

    Fully equipped kitchen w/accent lighting and tumbled marble countertops

  • Spacious dining/living room combination

    Spacious dining/living room combination

  • Walkway across the lake for a short stroll to beach, 2nd pool & tennis courts

    Walkway across the lake for a short stroll to beach, 2nd pool & tennis courts

  • One of two resort pools w/restroom facilities. Convenient to condo and beach.

    One of two resort pools w/restroom facilities. Convenient to condo and beach.

  • Beach service available @ Southbay by the Gulf

    Beach service available @ Southbay by the Gulf

  • Destin's beautiful white-sand beach is less than 175 yds. from the condo

    Destin's beautiful white-sand beach is less than 175 yds. from the condo

  • Ocean blue water at Southbay.

    Ocean blue water at Southbay.

  • School of fish in the gulf at Southbay.

    School of fish in the gulf at Southbay.

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    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    Condo
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 04/28/2015
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