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5BR House - 4 Families-3 Kings- Pool, Kiddie Pool & View!

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'Down By The Sea' Home - Balconies Have Gulf Views!

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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Frangista Beach house description

My wife and I know how hard it is to select the PERFECT rental house when all you have to go on are a few outdated pictures and a description that sounds the same in every house listing! We've been there before ourselves:) To help people with this problem, when my wife and I had this vacation rental home built for us a few years back, we decided that we would handle 100% of our rental inquiries ourselves so that folks could get honest answers to their questions and would have a better chance of finding the perfect house for their vacation! If we can help you with your questions about our rental home, please call me anytime on my cell phone! My name is Craig and my wife's name is Dodie and my cell phone number is 314-503-7721. We welcome your phone call and actually prefer to talk with people in person rather than via email whenever possible.

'Down By The Sea' is a luxury 5 bedroom & 4 bath beach vacation home that includes 3 King Suites, complete accommodations for children, toddlers & babies, Gulf views from the 3rd floor balcony, a large heated Private Pool with a one-of-a-kind shallow kiddie pool area that is only 16 inches deep and is perfect for toddlers and small children, 2 community pools, private beach access to Destin’s famous sugar white sand beaches, and is located in an exclusive gated Destin neighborhood that is only approximately 100 steps / yards from the sugar white sand beach!

This home was custom built for 1 to 4 families (and their children) that desire a King Suite for the first 3 adult couples, a 4th bedroom with a Queen Bed and a twin bunk bed set, and a 5th bedroom that has 2 twin bunk bed sets. We also have a private crib room with a full sized baby crib and a separate pack-and-play for up to 2 babies! One of the King Suites is even on the 1st Floor to accommodate the grandparents or anyone that may have trouble climbing stairs! We cater to families with small children and babies and we provide a full sized baby crib that resides in its own crib room inside the 2nf Floor Master Suite, a pack-and-play, high-chair, 2 toddler booster seats, baby walker, umbrella stroller, kid's pool/beach toys, and a special shallow kids pool area that is only 16 inches deep! Even though this home has 5 bedrooms, it is perfect for groups between 4 and 14, and we generally offer special discounts to smaller groups in the spring, late summer, fall and winter! This $1.7+ Million luxury home was carefully designed to exceed the expectations of the most discriminate vacationing family yet was also designed to accommodate the most basic needs of a mother with small children, and is therefore perfect for those desiring to generate lasting family memories!

Our home is also a short walk to 2 very fun family appropriate beach restaurants / beach bars that offer open air seating and beautiful views of the gulf and sand! Both are perfect for drinks, lunch or dinner. Additionally, there is a nice ice cream shop less than 1 minute from the back of our home that is a favorite destination for our kid's after dinner! Approximately 2 blocks to the east is a gourmet coffee shop that also serves breakfast and lunch sandwiches, and there is a great family style pizza parlor that has video games and a juke box! In addition to the local amenities within walking distance, we are less than a 5 minute drive to countless other restaurants, 2 shopping malls, movie theaters, grocery stores, amusement parks, golfing, fishing, etc.

The home boasts 4300 square feet of luxury living space including 900 square feet of private balconies. The home also offers spectacular views of the Gulf, is located approximately 100 yards from the private beach, and is a one-of-a-kind custom Mediterranean style home! For families with toddlers & babies, we provide a full sized baby crib that resides in its own baby room inside the Primary Master Suite. We also provide a pack-n-play, high-chair, 2 toddler booster seats, baby walker, umbrella stroller and kid's pool/beach toys free to charge!

The yard is truly an oasis and includes a large PRIVATE heated swimming pool (12'W x 24'L) PLUS a shallow kid’s pool area (7'W x 9'L) that is only 16' deep and is a perfect play area for toddlers and young kids! While the big kids swim at the deeper end of pool and the small kid’s splash in the shallow kid’s area, the adults can relax on the large pool deck that includes an table & chairs, chaise lounges, a gas grill, outdoor music speakers, & an outdoor shower for cleaning up after coming back from the beach!

The 1st FLOOR of the home boasts a fully stocked gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a spacious open floor plan that includes a large dining area that can accommodate up to 10 at a time, and a large living room that includes a large TV with Digital Cable, DVD and surround sound entertainment.

The 1st floor also includes a large King bedroom with attached bathroom and walk-in closet (This bedroom is perfect for our older residents or those that have trouble climbing stairs!). The 1st floor also includes a laundry room with washer, dryer and laundry sink, and a mud/beach room.

The 2ndD FLOOR boasts a HUGE primary Master Bedroom and Bathroom Suite that includes a king-size bed, a baby room with baby crib, private sitting area, TV/DVD/alarm clock, a private balcony with views of the Gulf and sunsets, double vanity sinks, a whirlpool tub, and a large stone and glass shower. The 2nd floor also includes two large kid’s bedrooms that each has two sets of bunk beds (8 beds total) and a built-in dresser and TV/VCR alcove, and an adjacent kid’s bathroom with double vanity sinks and a tub/shower.

The 3rd FLOOR boasts vaulted ceilings and is the home of the Tower Master Bedroom Suite that includes a king-size bed, TV/DVD/alarm clock, a private balcony with the most spectacular views of the Gulf and the sunset in the home. The bathroom includes a walk-in closet, double vanity sinks, a whirlpool tub, and a large stone and glass shower.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            We do not rent to college or high school trip groups and you must be 25+ years old to rent our home....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            We cater to families with young children, toddlers & babies and have complete accommodations!...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

          • Baby Crib Room & Pack N Play: 2 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Baby Crib room inside the 2nd Floor Master & 2nd Pack N Play...moreless

          • Master King Bedroom 1: 1 king

            1st Floor Master Suite...moreless

          • Master King Bedroom 2: 1 king

            2nd Floor Master Suite...moreless

          • Master King Bedroom 3: 1 king

            3rd Floor Master Suite...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 4 bunk bed

            2nd Floor - 2 Bunk Bed Sets (4 total twin beds)...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 2 bunk bed

            2nd Floor - 1 Queen Bed & 1 Bunk Bed Sets (2 twins)...moreless

          • Convertible Bed: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Comfortable Queen Sleeper Sofa in Living Room...moreless

          • Master Bedrooms with King Beds = 3 Total (1 King Suite on Ground Floor, 1 King Suite on 2nd Floor, 1 King Suite on 3rd Floor) 4th Bedroom = 1 Queen Bed & 1 Bunk Bed Set with 2 twin mattresses 5th Bedroom = 2 Bunk Bed Sets with 4 total twin mattresses Living Room = 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa Baby Beds = 1 Full Size Baby Crib & 1 Pack 'N Play ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          • 1st Floor Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Large Bathroom with His and Hers Porcelin Sinks!...moreless

          • 2nd Floor Master Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Large Master Suite Bathroom w His and Hers Sinks!...moreless

          • 3rd Floor Master Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Large Master Suite Bathroom w/ His and Hers Sinks!...moreless

          • Hall Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Large bathroom outside kid's bedrooms w/ 2 sinks!...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • OUTSIDE, Private Pool with shallow (16' deep) Kid's Play Area & In-Pool Lounge Deck, Sunbathing Area, Outside Shower, 2 Heated Community Pools, Private Beach Access, FIRST FLOOR, Bedroom with King Bed & Bathroom, TV/VCR/Alarm Clock, Front Porch, Stocked Gourmet Kitchen, Stainless Steel Appliances, Cooking Utensils, 7' Dining Room Table, Breakfast Bar, Family Room with Queen Sofa Bed, Large TV with Cable, DVD & Surround Sound, Laundry Room Washer & Dryer, & Sink, 3 Covered Porches on 1st Level, SECOND FLOOR, Master Bedroom & Bathroom Suite with King 4-Poster Bed, Sitting Area, TV/DVD/Phone/Alarm Clock, Balcony with Gulf Views, Double Vanity, Whirlpool Tub, Stone/Glass Shower, 2 KidGÇÖs Bedrooms with Built-in Dressers, TV/VCR Alcoves, 4 Bunk Bed Sets (8 Beds), Bathroom with Double Vanity & Tub/Shower, THIRD FLOOR, Tower Master Bedroom & Bathroom Suite with King Bed, Balcony with Spectacular Views of the Gulf & Sunsets, & Stone/Glass Shower...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (6) Digital cable TV and a DVD player are located in every bedroom and in the living room!...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Ocean View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Parasailing
              • Racquetball
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                (2) Our private gated community has 2 community pools....moreless

              • Heated Pool
              • Private Pool:

                Our home has a FULL sized private pool that can be heated for a small additional charge and it also has a unique KIDDIE POOL AREA that is only 16 inches deep and is perfect for young children and toddlers! To our knowledge we are the only private home in Destin that has a private kiddie pool....moreless

              • Jetted Tub:

                (2) We have a jetted tub in 2 of our 3 King Bedroom Suites. These two bathrooms also have a separate large shower. The 3rd King Bedroom Suite has a tub/shower....moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall
              Sep 6 - Nov 7, 2014
              5 night min stay

              $2,975

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Winter
              Nov 8 - Feb 27, 2015
              4 night min stay

              $1,975

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Spring & Spring Break
              Feb 28 - May 22, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $3,975

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Early Summer
              May 23 - May 29, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $4,975

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Summer
              May 30 - Aug 14, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $6,375

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Late Summer
              Aug 15 - Aug 21, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $3,975

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Fall 2015
              Aug 22 - Oct 31, 2015
              5 night min stay

              $2,975

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Please call Craig at 314-503-7721 if we can help you with any questions! We actually prefer to speak with people in person rather than just communicate via email!

              Rental rates do not include cleaning, tax, pool heat or refundable damage deposit. For holiday weeks such as Thanksgiving, Christmas & the 4th of July (6/27/15 - 7/4/15 & 7/4/15 - 7/11/15) add $500 to the rental amount shown on the rate sheet.

              Please call Craig at 314-503-7721 anytime if we can help you with your questions or if you would like to reserve our vacation rental home!


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              Location

              Please call Craig anytime if you have questions about our family's vacation home in Destin! My cell is 314-503-7721 and unlike too many of the other homeowners in Destin, we actually prefer to talk with people in person rather than just communicate via email so that you can get all of your questions and concerns answered!

              Our home is within walking distance to 2 very nice beach restaurants / beach bars that offer open air seating and beautiful views of the gulf and sand! Both are perfect for drinks, lunch or dinner. Additionally, there is a nice little ice cream / sandwich shop less than 1 minute from the back of our home that is a favorite destination for our kid's after dinner! Approximately 2 blocks to the east is a gourmet coffee shop that also serves breakfast and lunch sandwiches! In addition to the local amenities that are within walking distance, we are less than a 5 minute drive to countless other local and chain restaurants, shopping malls, movie theaters, grocery stores, amusement parks, etc.

               

              Owner info

              About the owner: My wife and I built this home a few years ago for our family and we included many very nice upscale amenities that cannot generally be found in the typical 'rental house' that is listed on the Internet. Because this is our private home we take GREAT care to insure that we only rent to nice families that help us look after the place, and WE CATER to families with young children, toddlers and babies since we have 3 young children ourselves, and we could never find such accommodations for ourselves when visiting Destin in the past. Unlike many of the homes that you will see online, our home is very well maintained and will always be clean when you arrive! Additionally, you can be assured that it will look EXACTLY like it does in our photos! We have experienced first hand that it is possible to show up to your rental home only to be disappointed by the fact that the online pictures were old and the house had not been maintained - I can promise you that this will NOT happen with our home. If you are interested in our home, please feel free to call me anytime and either my wife or I will personally answer any questions that you may have! I hope you come to stay with us Down By The Sea sometime in the near future!

              Why the Owner Chose Frangista Beach:
              My wife and I built this home a few years ago for our family and we included many very nice upscale amenities that cannot generally be found in the typical 'rental house' that is listed on the Internet. Because this is our private home we take GREAT care to insure that we only rent to nice families that help us look after the place, and WE CATER to families with young children, toddlers and babies since we have 3 young children ourselves, and we could never find such accommodations for ourselves when visiting Destin in the past. Unlike many of the homes that you will see online, our home is very well maintained and will always be clean when you arrive! Additionally, you can be assured that it will look EXACTLY like it does in our photos! We have experienced first hand that it is possible to show up to your rental home only to be disappointed by the fact that the online pictures were old and the house had not been maintained - I can promise you that this will NOT happen with our home. If you are interested in our home, please feel free to call me anytime and either my wife or I will personally answer any questions that you may have! I hope you come to stay with us Down By The Sea sometime in the near future!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              As we mentioned above, my wife and I built this home a few years ago for our family and WE CATER to families with children, toddlers and babies since we have 3 young children ourselves, and we could never find such accommodations for ourselves when visiting Destin in the past. We are the only house in Destin (to our knowledge) that has 2 cribs, a highchair, toddler booster seats, stroller, baby walker, kid's pool and beach toys, AND a kiddie pool inside our private pool that is ONLY 16 inches deep and was custom designed to allow toddlers and young swimmers to enjoy our full sized heated private pool while the big kids and adults are enjoying the deeper end of the pool! We have also built MANY other safety features into this home to help protect your children such as (1) Children's rooms do NOT have balcony access, (2) Dressers in the kid's rooms are built into the wall to keep from tipping, (3) The bedrooms upstairs are all carpeted, (4) The stairs are enclosed and have landings every few steps, (5) Kid's bathroom has the sink height lowered to be more kid friendly, (6) The DVD players are built into the TVs in the kids rooms, etc! Unlike many of the homes that you will see online, our home is very well maintained and will always be clean when you arrive! Additionally, you can be assured that it will look EXACTLY like it does in our photos! We have experienced first hand that it is possible to show up to your rental home only to be disappointed by the fact that the online pictures were old and the house had not been maintained - I can promise you that this will NOT happen with our home. If you are interested in our home, please feel free to call me anytime and either my wife or I will personally answer any questions that you may have! I hope you come to stay with us Down By The Sea sometime in the near future!


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              Photos

              • 'Down By The Sea' Home - Balconies Have Gulf Views!

                'Down By The Sea' Home - Balconies Have Gulf Views!

              • 'Down By The Sea' - Gourmet Kitchen

                'Down By The Sea' - Gourmet Kitchen

              • Living Room w/ New wide screen TV

                Living Room w/ New wide screen TV

              • Dining Table & Gourmet Kitchen

                Dining Table & Gourmet Kitchen

              • 2nd Floor King Master

                2nd Floor King Master

              • "Down By The Sea" - 1st Floor King Bedroom

                "Down By The Sea" - 1st Floor King Bedroom

              • "Down By The Sea" - 2nd Kid's Bedroom w/ Nautical Theme - 2nd Floor

                "Down By The Sea" - 2nd Kid's Bedroom w/ Nautical Theme - 2nd Floor

              • Landscaped Yard & Private Pool w/ Shallow Kid's Swim Area (only 16' Deep!)

                Landscaped Yard & Private Pool w/ Shallow Kid's Swim Area (only 16' Deep!)

              • 3rd Floor Master Bathroom Tub & Stone Shower

                3rd Floor Master Bathroom Tub & Stone Shower

              • Living Room - Wide Angle View with our old TV that has been replaced.

                Living Room - Wide Angle View with our old TV that has been replaced.

              • Our beach!

                Our beach!

              • Walking back to our beach chairs from lunch at Pompano Joes!

                Walking back to our beach chairs from lunch at Pompano Joes!

              • Private Pool w/ Shallow Kid's Swim Area (only 16' Deep!), Gas Grill, Pool Deck

                Private Pool w/ Shallow Kid's Swim Area (only 16' Deep!), Gas Grill, Pool Deck

              • Gourmet Kitchen

                Gourmet Kitchen

              • Living Room w/ New wide screen TV

                Living Room w/ New wide screen TV

              • 'Down By The Sea' - 2nd Floor Master Bedroom

                'Down By The Sea' - 2nd Floor Master Bedroom

              • 'Down By The Sea' - 3rd Floor Master Bedroom

                'Down By The Sea' - 3rd Floor Master Bedroom

              • "Down By The Sea" - 1st Kid's Bedroom w/ Surfing Theme - 2nd Floor

                "Down By The Sea" - 1st Kid's Bedroom w/ Surfing Theme - 2nd Floor

              • Crib Room Inside Master w/ Baby Bed and Pack N Play

                Crib Room Inside Master w/ Baby Bed and Pack N Play

              • "Down By The Sea" - 2nd Floor Master Bathroom

                "Down By The Sea" - 2nd Floor Master Bathroom

              • 1st Floor King Bathroom

                1st Floor King Bathroom

              • Our beach!

                Our beach!

              • Emerald water!

                Emerald water!

              • Family Time on our beach!

                Family Time on our beach!

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