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My Margaritaville -Best Dadgum Beach House in Destin.Where it's Always 5 O'Clock

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Last updated: 03/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

I invite you to come waste away in 'My Margaritaville'! Break away from your worries to enjoy all this lovely beach treasure has to offer. Sitting just one lot back from the beach on historic Tang-O-Mar road in Sandestin area, 'My Margaritaville' is a fully equipped three bedroom, two bath piece of paradise. Featuring all solid pine wood floors, All stainless appliances, fully equipped kitchen and a huge front deck overlooking views of the Gulf of Mexico. This house has it all! Enjoy the theme of 'Lay Back Beach' while surfboards and a giant barracuda hang from the living room ceiling. You may also want to sip a cocktail and watch a sunset while sitting on one of the many colorful Adirondack chairs on the Front deck. The house is only 75 steps from the ocean's beautiful white beaches. YES Beach chairs/umbrella are furnished,set up and included in your price. If you desire a change of pace from the sun and sand, feel free to enjoy the 'Silver Sands Designer Factory Outlet Mall' and many of the areas finest restaurants just a short walk away! Yes, My Margaritaville is in a super low traffic subdivision. Just walk from the porch to the beach without the worry of overcrowded car traffic. Featured in the Destin Log newspaper as this is Destin you remember 25 years ago in the past. Come find your 'lost shaker of salt'. Enough of the Cheap words, Look at the 'PICTURES' Remember, we have a repeaters discount if you return within the next calendar yeay. Also, we have 3 additional properties if the house is booked for your required dates. Please call me 205-269-5550 for future bookings for My Margaritaville books almost a year in advance. You can go to your favorite and type in my Margaritaville and you are going to find my vacation house or Facebook me. Derral Dobbs



This is the procedure I go thru for advance bookings.You will need to send a $500 deposit check with the dates requested in the area 'for'at the bottom of the check.. I hold the check until the departure date of this year.The person in the house this season has first right to rebook for next year. When this years guest departs and if I am not notified for rebooking, then the person with a deposit in gets the booking.If they do rebook,then I send your check back to you or you can change your dates. Complicated,but that is how it works and why it books a year in advance.Please let me know what you wish to do. You can use credit card,but I will not run the card until this years departure date. I do have multiple deposit occasionally,but the first one in will be the order of reservation.The $500 is not a security deposit,but comes off the balance when the balance is due 60 days prior to your check in date. Hope I have not confused you. Thanks for inquiring and please take the time to view my personal web site with more photos and my other properties.Thanks and have a good time at the beach. Please remember , we offer a 10% repeaters discount once you stay with us. Think of us in the future for your gulf coast vacations.

Owner

Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/19/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    You must be 25 years to rent and stay at My Margaritaville. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    48' high Gate on the porch so little one can't get downstairs to the pool....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 double

    In 2017 will be 2- Full beds...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Two Full beds(2). Winter of 2017, we will plan to add 4th bedroom, den & 2 baths and will make the house 4 bedroom, 4 bath with living room and den with a sofa sleeper. Also in the future, a possibility of additional 3 more bedrooms and baths for a 7 bedroom , 6 baths, two half baths and a theater lounge room, but will announce when that will be available. We are working on a rec room for possible 2017 season, not within the present rate. Will be locked out if not rented. This rec room is in front of the pool and will be pool level and not obtainable from a inside stairway for 2017. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • TV's in all bedrooms, Wireless internet. 2-Beach chairs/1- umbrella is set up for you each morning Sunday thru Friday and should be tagged Margaritaville or My Margaritaville. If you want additional chairs and umbrella, you will need to catch the beach service and you will have to rent additional so from them. There is a phone number inside TV armoire if you prefer calling and they also have other rentals, like water rafts, pontoons, ext but you may have to go to another location to use these products....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    Built in the TV, DVD player in the bunk room....moreless

  • Game Room:

    Possible ready for 2017 but will be locked out if not rented. This will be an additional fee. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable...moreless

  • Television:

    Smart TV added in 2015 New TV s added in 2015 for all bedrooms. ...moreless

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Beach view even from the pool, the BBQ grille, and the awsome hugh porch which everyone just loves. We're added Fall'15 addition terrace area for laying out and grille....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    We are one lot back and 40 feet away from the $20,000 a week beachfront homes. You compare!...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    We are one lot back actually 75 step to the beach as shown in photos. And yes, you see the ocean CLEARLY. Even downstairs at the grille....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    New dining table added to the deck for extra outside eating space. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    New Magtag April 2017...moreless

  • Heating:

    Heat pump...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Not also a den, we will be adding a den for alternate TV selection or gaming room for the kids. Game Equiptment not provide. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    4 spaces available. One must be small vehicle. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    No home phone. Bring your cell ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New Magtag topload April 2017...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wirless internet...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    New stainless April 2017...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    New Granite, cabinets , and stainless appliances for the 2017 season. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    New stainless April 2017...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    A dag gum ALSOME Porch, and we are adding a lounge area we are trying to complete for 2017, no promises. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    New pool and patio area and we increased a 1000sf of paver area under the house and porch for covered outside enjoyment. Directly in front of the pool and paver area for suntan chaises. Just look at the ocean view while you cook.. Fancy homes call this 'Lanai'. We call it Margaritaville Time....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Yeah BABY!!!!!!!!! ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Poolside Saber grille and it is awesome! Infrared with no flame up burning. If you burn it, your not a cook!!!...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Great Pool with 6' waterfall spillway and is LED lighted. We have an option for heating at $25/day and $175 week for weekly rentals....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 35 traveler reviews
Just a short walk to the beach! 04/25/2015

VRBO Bear stayed here:


Mrs. Bear and I needed a little beach time with extended family. This amazing beach house just outside of Destin provided just that. Our own little Margaretville in paradise!

The 3 bedroom beach house was very nicely furnished in a fitting beach feel with plenty of little touches along the Margaritaville theme that gave the whole house a relaxing ambiance. There was plenty of room for all 5 adults and the 2 cubs we brought with us in the nicely furnished rooms. The home had ample parking for our 3 vehicles.

We absolutely loved the short walk to the beach so we could come and go as we pleased. The private beach made the experience very relaxing, unlike the more touristy and crowded nearby beaches in the area. Aside from the beach, our little bear’s favorite spot was the small pool and patio area below the house where he practiced his cannonballs. Daddy Bear loved being able to cook up delicious steaks on the new grill near the pool.

In the evenings we enjoyed lounging in the numerous chairs in the huge porch area, listening to waves crashing in the background. It was great to let the cubs roam free in the fenced in porch area complete with kid proof locks on the gates so we didn’t need to stress about them wandering off. We also took full advantage of the large dining table in the open floor plan living area with plenty of seating.

On nights when we didn’t feel like cooking or doing dishes we were only a short drive to a number of great local restaurants. When we needed a change from the beach life we could easily get to the nearby outdoor shopping area to pick up a gift, grab a coffee, or enjoy a delicious gelato. The home is only a short drive from Destin’s HarborWalk village filled with entertainment, shops, and restaurants right on the water.

All in all if you are looking for a nice place to get away from the fast paced life and to reconnect with family and friends then this is the house for you!

The VRBO Bear
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Mar 1 - Apr 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,290

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Spring
Apr 8 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,790

Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer
May 27 - Aug 4, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,500

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Summer
Aug 5 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,850

Changeover Day: Saturday

Early Fall
Aug 19 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,590

Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall
Sep 9 - Oct 27, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,990

Changeover Day: Saturday

Winter
Oct 28 - Mar 1, 2018
4 night min stay
$399 $439
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,500

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pool Heat (seasonable) $175
  • Cleaning $250
  • Administration Fee $80 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

If the Rec room completes by April 2017, and you want to be add this area to your vacation, you will need to call or text me to rent and door code will be given. 2052695550


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Destin airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Baytown Warf
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sandestin Golf Resort
0.17 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hiway 98
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ocean Club, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Five Guys
0.01 Miles
Nearest Beach
75 steps in front of you.

The VRBO Bear just stay here 4/18/15 week. Please read the Bear!s review for his family.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

Why the Owner Chose Tang-O-Mar, Destin, FL, USA:
I stumbled upon a area in Destin that nearly everyone knew the surrounding area but not Tan O Mar. Perfect, in the middle of the action of Destin but hidden in my own super private subdivision and uncrowded beaches. Even during the season. You just can't find this in the middle of Destin.You will not understand until you experience and stay here. Throw back Destin.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
No crowdes to fight for a beach site, no hunting a parking space, no waiting on a grille to open up so you can grille your meal.You can walk from the porch to your beach chair faster than the majority of the condos. You can park and even wash you car off right here below the porch. You can grille your fish or whatever right at the bottom of the steps and look at the ocean the whole time. The benefits are, you can enjoy yourself to the slow pace of Destin or just drive 1000 yards or so to the fast pace of Destin. You make the choice.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/19/2017

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Photos

  • How do you get better than this.

    How do you get better than this.

  • Master B/R with visco memoryfoam(temperpedic)bedding & million dollar views

    Master B/R with visco memoryfoam(temperpedic)bedding & million dollar views

  • WOW!! What can I say. You come and enjoy it

    WOW!! What can I say. You come and enjoy it

  • If you won't go to the ocean,we will bring it to you.

    If you won't go to the ocean,we will bring it to you.

  • View of the house from the beach

    View of the house from the beach

  • View from the deck to the beach.How can you resist?

    View from the deck to the beach.How can you resist?

  • New Ocean side Pool. I thought it could not get better than this, But it DID!!!!

    New Ocean side Pool. I thought it could not get better than this, But it DID!!!!

  • West side of My Margaritaville. Stainless Jenn Air grille for you outside chefs

    West side of My Margaritaville. Stainless Jenn Air grille for you outside chefs

  • Memory foam mattress ,even on the bunks

    Memory foam mattress ,even on the bunks

  • Early morning on the beach at My Margaritaville

    Early morning on the beach at My Margaritaville

  • LED lighting installed June 2015. Looks great and sets the Margaritaville mood!!

    LED lighting installed June 2015. Looks great and sets the Margaritaville mood!!

  • I know you would not want to leave this room, but go to the beach!

    I know you would not want to leave this room, but go to the beach!

  • Just a O'll Beach Kitchen

    Just a O'll Beach Kitchen

  • Bunk room with Full/twin bunk & one twin, all memoryfoam bedding

    Bunk room with Full/twin bunk & one twin, all memoryfoam bedding

  • Queen guest room with memoryfoam(temperpedic) bedding, and the ocean

    Queen guest room with memoryfoam(temperpedic) bedding, and the ocean

  • Half of the huge deck. This is where we eat our meals and watch sunsets

    Half of the huge deck. This is where we eat our meals and watch sunsets

  • This is our private beach at Tang-O-Mar. Not so crowded, is it ?

    This is our private beach at Tang-O-Mar. Not so crowded, is it ?

  • My Margaritaville Arbor

    My Margaritaville Arbor

  • New Heated Pool. Ocean view and not stuck in the backyard like most pools.

    New Heated Pool. Ocean view and not stuck in the backyard like most pools.

  • Morning sunrises on ou porch

    Morning sunrises on ou porch

  • A great gathering place

    A great gathering place

  • Updated grill and adding large paver area on the other side for layout area.

    Updated grill and adding large paver area on the other side for layout area.

VRBO #103086

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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