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FLAMINGO LANDING Everything you could want to know about this house is on this site! I have given just about every disciption I could think of about the house & the area...so please check it all out. And check back after the 1st of May for updated photos...it looks even better now!! At the bottom I'll tell you what changes we've made recently. We are excited to offer a Pottery Barn look with a Caribbean flair. You will love the house and the location! Not only is Destin beautiful, our house is central to everything! including just a 2-3 minute walk to the white sugar sand beach with emerald blue waters of the gulf.
An open floor plan says casual vacation, spacious & private, 5 bedrooms, 3 hangout areas to spread out, and large backyard with good size pool and room for lawn games.
1st floor-1 king & 1 queen bed, separate bath w/shower, pullout sofa in living room 2nd floor-2 masters: 1 w/new king pillow top, & 1 w/king, both w/private balconies 3rd floor-queen w/private balcony, seperate bath w/shower, plus a lounge are w/a new leather daybed w/trundle All balconies have chairs & tables. 3rd floor hang out on the spacious deck with 2 love seats, 8 chairs, and 2 tables that open towards the sofas. The pool house has 2 new queen pillow tops plus a sleeper sofa, loveseat, and bathroom w/shower & a kitchenette. Sun by the private pool, which is a good size with a privacy fence. There are 2 grills, 1 NEW (as of 1/2015) propane, 1 gas. There is a picnic table, umbrella, lights for at night, and a large custom gazebo with long bench. Many chairs around the deck for tanning-don't forget sunscreen! There is a beach closet full of chairs, an umbrella, and cooler plus there is an outside shower for after the beach.
Bought a new grill & utensils for it this spring. Stainless steel kitchen appliances & there is more than enough dishes & cups, plus everything you could need to cook for a crowd. The furnishes have all been recently updated, as have all the beddings. The living room has a new sleeper sofa & 4 chairs, the dinning set seats 8 & there are stools at the bar.
Less than 2 miles away is groceries, outdoor mall, movie theater, restaurants on the water, bike rentals and more. Just a little further...
Things to enjoy:
It depends what time of year you go as to what you can do, but here's a list... Beaches w/snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, and all types of boating Lakes~provide a scenic natural escape to enjoy kayaking, canoeing, and fishing Big Khahunas Water Park-a must for kids! (3.1 miles west on 98) Baytowne Warf~restaurants on the water, shopping, adventure activities for the kids (6.4 miles east on 98) Harbor Walk Marina has restaurants, shops, pier, & plenty of things just to walk around & see like jugglers, artist, jewlery makers, etc. (5.4 miles west on 98) Destin Commons~Large Outdoor Mall (1 mile) Putt Putt Golf Courses Pirate Cruise Dinner Cruise Spas, Pilates, Gyms, Bike shops with group rides Silver Sands Outlet Mall Deep Sea Fishing Boat & Seadoo Rentals (go to crab island!) 30A-great (30 mins away) areas to shop dine, nature walks, ride bikes Air Force Armament Museum (30 mins...by airport...free) Henderson Beach State Park The Track, Fat Daddy's Arcade, Alligators at Fudpuckers, Euro-bungy, Tower Climb, Playground nearby, bike rentals, golf cart rentals (my favorite way to tool around scenic 98), paddle boarding (YOLO), parasailing, surfing lessons...well, any lessons, dolphin tour, antiquing and upscale resale shops, etc, etc, etc
Panama City is 1 hour away and has the following... Riplies Believe It or Not Museum Several Fesivals Shipwreck Island Waterpark Gulf World Marine Park
Pensacola is 1 1/2 hours away and has the following... National Naval Aviation Museum w/150 vintage aircraft, flight simulators and an IMAX Theatre water park zoo Blue Angles Gallery Night monthly
The person whose name the house is rented under must be 25. For every 3-4 people under 25 there must be an adult. We do not allow exceptions as this is not a good neighborhood for 'spring breakers'. Thank you for your understanding.
Today is the first week of March 2015~my contractor & I have been working everyday to make my house even better, based on reviews & suggestions I've gotten & making needed repairs. All decks have been retained & look awesome! All the outside doors I had painted a bright turquoise blue & LOVE it! New sheets for all the beds. New housekeeper! Got a card table w/4 chairs for more seating. The beach shed has been cleaned out & there are new chairs, a new umbrella, and a new cooler. I could go on & on...but I guarantee, you will not be unhappy with Flamingo Landing!
A few toddler toys are in one of the closets....moreless
Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
.10 miles, or 250 steps...just down the street....moreless
Near The Ocean:
So close you can hear it, smeel it, feel it. Step out on any of the balconys, and you will know you are at the beach! Only near the beach do you get a breeze to take away some of the summer heat....moreless
Spring Late 2015 Apr 6 - May 29, 2015 3 night min stay
Summer 2015 May 30 - Jul 3, 2015 7 night min stay
4th of July Jul 4 - Jul 10, 2015 7 night min stay
Summer Late '15 Jul 11 - Jul 31, 2015 7 night min stay
School Starts Soon '15 Aug 1 - Aug 14, 2015 7 night min stay
Schools In '15 Aug 15 - Sep 3, 2015 3 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015 3 night min stay
Fall 2015 Sep 7 - Sep 30, 2015 3 night min stay
Fall Break '15 Oct 1 - Oct 16, 2015 5 night min stay
Late Fall '15 Oct 17 - Nov 24, 2015 3 night min stay
Thanksgiving Week Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015 4 night min stay
Winter '15 Nov 30 - Dec 23, 2015 3 night min stay
Holidays '15 Dec 24 - Jan 1, 2016 4 night min stay
Winter 2016 Jan 2 - Mar 4, 2016 60 night min stay
Spring 2016 Mar 5 - Mar 25, 2016 7 night min stay
Easter 2016 Mar 26 - Apr 1, 2016 7 night min stay
Late Spring 2016 Apr 2 - May 26, 2016 3 night min stay
Memorial Day Weekend '16 May 27 - May 30, 2016 3 night min stay
Summer Jun 4 - Jul 1, 2016 7 night min stay
4th of July '16 Jul 2 - Jul 8, 2016 7 night min stay
Summer '16 Jul 9 - Aug 12, 2016 7 night min stay
Fall '16 Aug 13 - Oct 14, 2016 4 night min stay
Late Fall '16 Oct 15 - Oct 28, 2016 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Cleaning Fee$365 + tax
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About the owner: My husband and I grew up in Florida and raised our 3 teenagers there until just a few years ago. The beaches alway called out to us to come back. We were pleasantly surprised at just how beautiful the Northwest coast of Florida is compared to the Northeast! We were coming back so often we gave in and bought a second home. A few months later we decided to by a rental property for when we had family come to visit. Now you have a place for your hole family to get together!
Why the Owner Chose Crystal Beach: This house just has such a Florida feel to it that we feel in love with it the first time we walked through it! Bright colored walls in every room. And we've added none cheese Floda feeling photos, bedding, and such around the house.
The Unique Benefits at this House: I love that each room has it's own balcony and the huge deck on the 3rd floor (which I have put ample comfy seating on) over looking the normal size pool...so many rentals have tiny pools! And it's so nice to have the seperate pool house to either put the crazy teenagers in or the grandparents. Oh yeah, and the yard is pretty big, so you don't feel like the neighbors are right on top of you, and you can actually play yard games in. And it's not far from the beach! Just a short walk.