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VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special
Newly renovated 5 bedroom, cottage beach house, makes this the pearl of Crystal beach. Beautiful, bright, comfortable, in the exclusive Crystal Shores neighborhood. HALF BLOCK from the beach! ******FRESH DECOR, BRONZED BIRCH HARDWOODS IN EVERY BEDROOM. HUGE 52' HDTV FLAT PANEL. BREEZEWAY HAS OUTDOOR PRIVATE SHOWER, DINING SET AND BBQ THAT WILL ENTICE YOU TO LIVE OUTSIDE! SNUGGLY, CRISP DESIGNER BEDDING IN EVERY BEDROOM. ALL ADULT BEDS ARE KINGS!
MAIN ATTRACTION of house: All the outdoor living space ~ Wrap around front porch with a line of adirondack chairs to relax in, big patio/breezeway from kitchen, 2nd and 3rd floor balconies/sundecks with lots of seating to enjoy sunny days and gorgeous sunsets. Walk around the corner to the community pool and an easy 3 minute walk to the beach!
TOYS included for your use: 4 beach cruisers bikes, reclining beach chairs, beach wagon & cart, umbrellas, floaties...
Sleeping:: ~Upstairs Master - King. ~Upstairs Suite - Bunk Room. 2 sets of bunks (can add trundle) ~Downstairs Room - King. ~Carriage House Suite - King. ~3rd Floor Tower (small tower bedroom loft with private rooftop deck-great for kids/teenagers)- Twin bed (can add trundle) **(House comfortably sleeps 6 adults with 6 kids. Or maximum up to 8 adults, without kids. Top bunks and trundles are only for kids)
NEW UPGRADES & DECOR!!!: ~Flat Panel TV in every bedroom ~52' HDTV Flat Panel in living room ~SONOS wireless music system ~FREE Wi-Fi internet ~He washer & dryer ~dishwasher & refrigerator, quiet efficiency ~Hardwood Floors in every bedroom (except tower room) and Driftwood Oak wood floors in great living room ~kitchen granite countertops ~400-thread count designer bedding in every bedroom ~patio/breezeway furniture ~BBQ grill ~fresh decor
SO many extras...: ~Free Wi-Fi throughout the house ~Huge Beach Wagon to roll your stuff or your kids to the beach. ~Tons of beach toys, sports balls, floating lounges ~X-Box in bunk room ~NEW beach bike cruisers ~Neighborhood Pool
Private 1 car garage. Additional driveway (either 2 compact cars or 1 large SUV). Our neighborhood does not allow overnight parking on the street. Please make sure your cars fit on property.
We enjoy sharing our house with you and hope you create lasting vacation memories. Hope to hear from you soon!!!
**No school Spring Breakers. Must be 25yrs to rent. **No party events, receptions, weddings, etc. will be held at the home.
All bedrooms have all NEW, beautiful hardwoods.
All bedrooms, including tower, lead to it's own sundeck or balcony.
All bedrooms have NEW designer furniture and NEW 400 count premium cotton bedding....moreless
The master bath has a xlarge walk in glass shower, toilet, jacuzzi tub, and a large vanity with his / her sinks.
The Bunk suite has a private bath with a tub / shower combo, toilet, and single sink vanity.
The 1st floor guest bath, accessible from the bedroom and laundry room, has a toilet, tub / shower
combo, and single sink vanity.
All bathroom linens are provided....moreless
Games For Kids
Bose iHome in every room of the house. Bring your iPods and plug and play your favorite music....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
(4) 47' HDTV NEW flat panel in Living Room. Additional flat panel TVs in all 3 bedrooms. HD Cable TV/DVR in Living Room and Master Bedroom, with premium movie channels. Cable TV in other bedrooms....moreless
Video Game Console
Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
Near The Ocean
Great view of the ocean form the 3rd floor deck....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Seating for 11 people
Brand New front loading High Efficiency Dryer...moreless
(3) 3rd Floor Deck: THE DECK ON THE 3RD FLOOR IS NICE ANY TIME OF DAY. MY FAVORITE PLACE TO HAVE MY 1ST CUP OF COFFEE AND QUIET TIME BEFORE EVERYONE GETS UP. I ENJOY THE DECK IN THE EVENING AND LETTING THE DAY WIND DOWN TO A CLOSE. VERY PEACEFUL!...moreless
Deck / Patio:
(2) 2nd Floor Balcony Master: DOUBLE FRENCH DOORS OPEN UP TO A COVERED PORCH OFF THE 2ND FLOOR MASTER BEDROOM.
2nd Floor Deck Guest Suite: THE 2ND FLOOR GUEST SUITE HAS ITS OWN PRIVATE SUN DECK....moreless
Fully Fenced Property
Lawn / Garden
Outdoor Entertainment Area
We provide you with a full tank of propane. Please clean grill upon departure....moreless
Outdoor Grill Gas
Porch / Veranda
Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Pool / Spa
Community pool is just around the corner from the house....moreless
Upon our arrival to this vacation home in Destin, FL, we walked on to a wraparound porch and into the beach house called Sunny D. While we knew we had made a good choice early on, we immediately realized the pictures of the property just didn’t do this place justice. The bunk room with its Xbox 360 was a hit with the boy cubs. The tower room was perfect for our princess cub who wanted to get away from her little brothers. Papa and Nana Bear had their own separate casita to retire to for the night. We enjoyed having the outdoor shower to clean up before we came inside. The wraparound porch was perfect for eating ice cream in the evenings. The bedding was heavenly. Best of all the gear! This place is set up for a family with plenty of bear cubs. Strollers, pack n play, sand chairs, umbrellas, lots of sand toys, and even an awesome cart to tote it all down to the beach. The beach cruiser bikes were a delight to ride a block to the white sandy beaches. The place was professionally decorated but still felt like our home away from home! Everything was cub friendly which we appreciated even more since we were able to relax.
Spring 2015 Apr 18 - May 22, 2015 3 night min stay
Summer 2015 May 23 - Aug 14, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Summer Late 2015 Aug 15 - Sep 7, 2015 3 night min stay
Fall 2015 Sep 8 - Oct 31, 2015 3 night min stay
Winter 2015 Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2015 3 night min stay
Thanksgiving 2015 Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015 7 night min stay
$2,300 flat fee
Christmas Week 2015 Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2015 7 night min stay
$2,300 flat fee
New Year's Week 2015 Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2016 7 night min stay
$2,300 flat fee
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning Fee$350 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$300
Down Payment due at booking: $1000 (nonrefundable).
~2 payment options by VRBO/HomeAway. 1) e-check, preferred method, Free. 2) Credit Card, 2.5% fee deducted from security deposit at end of stay.
1st Pay due 60 days prior to arrival.
2nd Pay due 30 days prior to arrival.
Damage Deposit: $300, Fully refundable 72hrs after departure.
No school spring breakers.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Crystal Shores at Crystal Beach is a pristine neighborhood with a sense of quiet beachside community. You'll see neighbors riding their bikes, walking their dogs, and waving hello from behind their white picket fences. Crystal Beach is one of the most desirable areas due to the close proximity to the beach and activites/shops. Just one block from the beach! Within walking distance there is all the action of shops, gaming, and restaurants. A few blocks from the renowned Henderson Park Inn which sits on a National Preserve, great place for a cocktail or dinner. A huge outdoor mall, the Destin Commons, is just a three block bike ride. Familiar restaurants and big retail stores are within a two block walk. Crystal Beach is one of the Northwest Florida's most sought after vacation communities.
Other Activities: Parasailing, shopping, boating, and mini golf, race track, water park.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We've both grownup on along the beach. West Coast for me and North East Coast for my husband, but nothing compares to the world famous sugar white sand beaches and emerald waters of Destin. Friends introduced our family to Destin in 2005 and we fell in love, hoping to one day own a beach house that we could share with family, old friends, and new friends. From our family to yours, we sincerely hope you enjoy your stay and make lasting memories to cherish.
Why the Owner Chose Crystal Beach: Crystal Shores at Crystal Beach is a pristine neighborhood with a sense of quiet community. You'll see neighbors riding their bikes, walking their dogs, and waving hello from behind their white picket fences. Just 1 block from the beach and 2-3 blocks from all the action of shops, gaming, and restaurants.