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XMas & New Year's Open! 6 Bed, Private Pool, Close to Beach, Guest House

Sleeps18
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

Amazing 6 Bedroom, 6.5 Bath Home, Sleeps up to 16-18

**Crystal Mark **

Beautiful remodel! BRAND NEW KITCHEN! 2 BRAND NEW KING MASTER SUITES with PRIVATE BATHS for total of 5 KING MASTER SUITES plus a bunk room with a full-over-full bunk and a twin bunk. New living room furniture with kids area, and expanded pool deck area too.

Perfect home for 3-5 families with kids. Perfect home for 5-6 couples, each having their very own private bath. Perfect home for groups of up to 14 adults max.

Crystal Mark exemplifies coastal architecture. Make this your best vacation in Destin!

- Only a short walk to the beach and over 100 stores and restaurants all within a mile

- All new 5 star spa and resort at Henderson is now open and only a block away

- Private, heated pool situated within fenced backyard

- Built in gas grill for outdoor cookouts

- Terrific playground for kids only half a block up the street

Plenty of room for everyone to enjoy this beautifully updated home. The thoughtful layout and amenities in this home make it the most comfortable and functional vacation home you are going to find for your family.

A private backyard pool is all yours to enjoy with lots of seating, umbrellas, and a natural gas grill - and there’s a separate Guest House Cottage that offers extra convenience and privacy with TWO brand new King Master Bedrooms, each with attached private baths. The super fun 3rd Floor Crow’s Nest provides panoramic views of the ocean and Destin’s amazing Crystal Beach neighborhood. And when you’re ready to enjoy the white sand beaches - it’s only a little over a block to the nearest public beach access!

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MAIN HOUSE

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The beautiful screened front porch welcomes you into this exceptional home. Inside, you’ll find a bright and beautiful living area with gleaming tile floors, windows all around and plenty of seating for your entire group. Enjoy your meals together at the large dining table - seats up to 10 - with room for 2 more at the adjacent kitchen bar.

The inviting open spaces continue in the BRAND NEW CUSTOM KITCHEN - it’s a perfect layout for multiple cooks with plenty of space to spread out. You can be one of the first to enjoy the gorgeous 42" cabinets, expansive granite counters and brand new stainless steel appliances. Next to the spacious pantry, you’ll find the new wet bar, which features a convenient sink, an additional under-counter icemaker, and custom wine storage. – perfect for entertaining! You’ll find all the dishes, pans and utensils you may need, a Keurig D-Cup coffee maker, as well as a regular drip coffee maker, a toaster, a blender, and even a few spices, to get you started. We want you to feel at home, and the large, open layout is a perfect gathering spot for your family or friends.

For the convenience of our guests, we have included a high capacity Samsung HE washer and dryer in the laundry area, and you’ll also find an iron, ironing board, broom, and a few cleaning supplies. We keep our home clean and well updated, and pay attention to amenities you expect, such as high-speed internet, nice flat-screen TVs, high-definition cable, hair dryers in each bathroom, and more. We also provide items our smaller guests may need like a high chair and pack-n-play.

KING MASTER SUITE #1 - with Ensuite Bathroom -1st Floor

This beautiful master bedroom on the 1st floor features a KING BED and private access to the front porch. There’s an armoire and closet for convenient storage, as well as a nightstand, lamp, and a flat screen TV. You’ll also appreciate the attached private bathroom.

Bathroom #1 - Ensuite to King Master #1 - 1st Floor

This well-appointed bathroom features a single sink with storage beneath, a commode and a tub/shower combination. You’ll also find big, fluffy bath towels and a personal hair dryer.

Bathroom #2 - Half Bath - 1st Floor

Convenient for everyone, this half bath on the 1st floor includes a beautiful pedestal sink and a commode.

KING MASTER SUITE #2 – with Ensuite Bathroom - 2nd Floor

This huge master bedroom features a KING BED, full-size dresser, two nightstands with lamps, and a large closet. It’s been freshly painted and features a beautiful new quilt and décor. This is a welcoming retreat, with private access to the balcony where you can sit and enjoy some quiet time or maybe a game of cards at the table. There’s a flat-screen HDTV so you can watch your choice of programs, and an expansive attached private bathroom.

Bathroom #3 - Ensuite to King Master #2 - 2nd floor

This roomy bathroom features an extra-large vanity with double sinks and drawers, commode, a large soaker tub and separate shower. You’ll appreciate the size and convenience of this bathroom, as well as the big fluffy bath towels and personal hair dryer.

KING MASTER SUITE #3 - with Ensuite Bathroom - 2nd Floor

This inviting king master bedroom features a KING BED with a beautiful cotton quilt and a flat panel TV. From this room, you can step out to the second floor balcony to enjoy your morning coffee or relax after a day at the beach. There are two large bedside tables with reading lamps, if you’d like to curl up with a good book. You’ll also appreciate the private ensuite bathroom.

Bathroom #4 - Ensuite to King Master #3 - 2nd Floor

This well-appointed bathroom features a single sink with storage beneath, a commode and a tub/shower combination. You’ll also find big, fluffy bath towels and a personal hair dryer.

DOUBLE BUNK ROOM - 2nd Floor

When the children are ready to wind down - they will love being together in this fun room. There is one set of twin bunks and one set of full bunks (2 twins and 2 full beds), a nightstand, closet and a flat panel TV. They even have a dedicated bathroom next door.

Bathroom #5 - 2nd Floor

This full bathroom offers bunk room guests a single sink with storage beneath, a commode and a stand-up shower. There are also big, fluffy bath towels and a hair dryer in this bathroom.

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3RD FLOOR “CROW’S NEST”

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Everyone will want to spend some time in the 3rd Floor Crow’s Nest and on the balconies that surround it! You’ll experience panoramic views of the ocean and the entire Crystal Beach area -- simply beautiful! Relax on the balcony and enjoy sunrise and sunset, or hang out inside where you’ll find a high table and chairs - a great place to play games and enjoy the view. There’s also a futon up here for lounging during the day - or sleeping at night - It’s a popular place, you may have to take turns!

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CARRIAGE HOUSE

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This lovely Carriage House is next to the private pool behind the main house. Inside, you’ll find TWO BRAND NEW KING MASTER SUITES with PRIVATE FULL BATHROOMS. There’s a door in the hallway between the two King Suites.

KING MASTER SUITE #4 – Carriage House

This bright, beautiful bedroom features a comfortable KING BED with custom headboard, new quilt and décor. Two bedside tables with reading lamps make it a comfortable space to relax – there’s also a flat screen TV. With the dresser and closet, you can unpack and make yourself at home. Double doors take you out to the expanded deck and inviting pool area. Relax and enjoy your private space - complete with attached full bathroom.

Bathroom #6 – ensuite for King Master Suite #4

This brand new bathroom includes a commode, sink and brand new shower. New paint, fixtures and décor, a personal hair dryer and big fluffy bath towels complete this fresh new space.

KING MASTER SUITE #5 - Carriage House

This lovely new bedroom features a brand new KING BED with custom headboard, new quilt and décor, as well as 2 bedside tables, reading lamps and flat screen TV. There’s also a dresser and closet, so make yourself at home and unpack your things. When you’re ready to enjoy the expanded deck and beautiful pool, just step through your private double doors.

Bathroom #7 – ensuite for King Master Suite #5

This brand new bathroom includes a commode, sink and beautiful new tile shower. New paint, fixtures and décor, a personal hair dryer and big fluffy bath towels complete this fresh new space.

POOL & OUTDOOR AREA

The 12’ x 24’ private pool is surrounded by beautiful decking and landscaping and offers plenty of space to enjoy the Destin sunshine. You can relax in the lounge chairs or at the two tables with chairs and umbrellas for a little shade. For outdoor cooking, you’ll find a natural gas grill so you’ll be sure not to run out of propane in the middle of grilling your fresh catch. And for your children’s safety, there are alarms on the doors leading to the pool from the main house and the carriage house. Pool heat is available for an additional fee.

PERFECT BEACH LOCATION

Crystal Mark is only a block from Shirah Street public beach access! We provide a cart with beach chairs and umbrella, so you can roll your gear to the beach with ease.

This home is in the heart of Crystal Beach, a quiet, walkable neighborhood with white picket fences and easy access to shopping, restaurants and activities in Destin.  Destin Commons, a beautiful upscale shopping and entertainment center, is less than a half-mile away.  It features over 75 shops and restaurants, including Bass Pro Shop, World of Beer, Panera Bread, Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl & Grill, AMC Theater with IMAX and much more.  Local favorite, Camille’s, is an easy walk around the corner and The Crab Trap is about a mile east.  You can bicycle, scooter, Jet ski and go para-sailing all within walking distance.  The Silver Sands Outlet mall is not far for those who enjoy “retail therapy”!

OFF-STREET PARKING

There’s a nice driveway in front of the home which accommodates 3-5 cars (depending on size). There is no on-street parking allowed in Destin.

More Details

Owner
Jeff Marken
Member since: 1996
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Jeff Marken

We know 'by owner' vacation rentals better than anyone, having been part of VRBO since its earliest days. We own and manage a number of homes in Crystal Beach. These are high-end, very well maintained luxury homes, not 'just rentals.' We live in Destin and greet all our guests, and strive to be proud of these homes.

Jeff Marken purchased this house in 2012

Why Jeff Marken chose Crystal Beach

Crystal Beach is lower density than many of Destin, with no high-rise condos on the beach. Sidewalks on every street with white picket fences, yet just across the street from Destin Commons and all kinds of shopping, restaurants, and entertainment.

What makes this house unique

Close to the beach, playgrounds, restaurants, shopping, golf, and lots of other entertainment! Great for multiple or large families with kids. FIVE king master suites! SEVEN bathrooms! One of the most popular floor plans in Crystal beach, private pool, separate carriage house, very close to the beach. This home is undergoing a makeover - all new paint inside and out, new flooring, etc. Book now before we raise our rates!

Amenities

Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Email us PRIOR to booking online. Be sure to read All Rental Rules and Maximum Occupancy rules.
  • Number of people allowed in this home varies depending on ratio of adults to children 14 and under. Email us before you book!
  • We cannot rent to vacationing students or single groups under 25 years of age unless approved in writing in advance.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bedroom #3 Ensuite - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
    2nd floor hallway - toilet , shower , Adjacent to bunk room
    Bedroom #1 Ensuite - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st Floor
    Bedroom #2 Ensuite - toilet , tub , shower , 2nd Floor
    Carriage House 2 of 2 - toilet , shower , One of two ensuite baths in carriage house
    Carriage House - toilet , shower , One of two ensuite baths in carriage house
    Half Bath - toilet , On ground floor in main house
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Master Bedroom, 2nd Floor - 1 king , Huge full bath, door to deck
    Master Bedroom, 1st Floor - 1 king , with private full bath, door to porch
    Master Bedroom - 2nd Floor - 1 king , full private bath, door to deck
    Bunk Room - 2nd Floor - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , One twin-over-twin and one full-over-full bunk
    Carriage House 1 of 2 - 1 king , 1 of 2 King bedrooms + ensuite bath in carriage house.
    Carriage House 2 of 2 - 1 king , 1 of 2 King bedrooms + ensuite bath in carriage house.
  • King size beds (5), full-over-full bunk (2 full-size beds), twin-over-twin bunk
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Very close to the beach!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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XMas & New Year's Open! 6 Bed, Private Pool, Close to Beach, Guest House
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews
5

Beautiful Beach Home and Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful beach home and great location! The house was very clean decorated beach adorable! Plenty of space for our large family and friends. A few steps to the gorgeous beach. The location is by tons of restaurants, shopping and fun activities for our family. We have already booked again for next trip!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our home. We look forward to hosting you and your family again soon!
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Wonderful house and ammenities....pool heater parts were on order

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time for a week in October. The house was beautifully decorated and well maintained. Plenty of pots, pans, dishes, etc. Air worked great...loved it all and the updated carriage house served my entire family 5-adult couples and 8 kids. There were plenty of chairs and sand toys, having the wagon and beach basket thingy was AWESOME. Made it so much easier to carry all our stuff to and from. The walk is short and safe on sidewalks. The pool heater did not work and we were disappointed in that....they did have the parts on order, the pool light went out and they came over in 36 hours to fix it. Highly recommend and would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in this home. So sorry the pool heater went out during your stay. A BRAND NEW pool heater was installed right after you checked-out. We look forward to having you and your family stay with us again.
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Wonderful

  • 4 of 5

This place was perfect for our large family. Comfortable, clean, and spacious. We have a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! Please come back and see us again!
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5

Crystal Mark was awesom!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't say enough about how wonderful the house and the rental agency, Sugar Palms, were! We were greeted with a very clean facility and two dozen donuts, which was an unexpected treat. The house was easy to live in for the week and we all loved the kitchen which could accommodate multiple cooks. The yard was pet friendly and the pool was a perfect size for our family. Unfortunately, people before us did not use the shower before going in the pool so there was sand at the bottom. But this was very minor compared to the great week in this home. We would recommend this to anyone, especially with children and pets. Not a fault of the house or rental company but the "public beach" available at the access was less than 20 ft across and could not accommodate the number of people using this public access. That meant having to travel even further to find a public spot to set down our beach equipment.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review of our home. We're happy to hear you enjoyed and utilized our new brand kitchen. As for sand in the pool, that's a product of Destin living because the sand blows around and it's impossible to get it out of the bottom of all of our pools. As for beaches, there are many beach access points near the house that are larger and less crowded. You're also very close to the state park which has more than a linear mile of pristine and uncrowded beaches.
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5

Great family place

  • 5 of 5

Great for family members of all ages. A small table with kids stuff was provided which made a huge impact for our 4 and 6 year old grand children. Plenty of room for family time in the main house.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your comments! We're so glad your family - even the littlest members - enjoyed Crystal Mark. We'll look forward to hosting ya'll again in the future!
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what a great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house and everything about it! Great house, great location! The company/staff was great too!

The only problem that we had was the pool heater was broken and with the week before our stay being cold and rainy the pool was colder than we had hoped. We did not get to swim in it until the very end of our week stay after it had time to warm up with the sun.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Dylan, we're so happy to hear you enjoyed your vacation despite issues with the pool heater. Sorry about that - we get frustrated too when things like this, which are out of our control, happen. Thanks for being so understanding about it. As you know, we got a new one installed while you were there. There's nothing more enjoyable than reading a great review from guests who had issues with the home. Again, thanks for your kind words. We look forward to hosting you and your family again.
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Map

Nearest Airport
17.7 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport, Valparaiso, FL
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
US 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Camille's
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Shirah Street Beach Access
Car: necessary

Crystal Beach is the best! Sidewalks and white picket fences, lower density than most resorts. Destin Commons is right across the street, plus all kinds of other shopping and entertainment and every kind of restaurant all around.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $475 + Tax
Booking fee $199 + Tax
Pet Fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until booked. Call or email us if you have any questions at all. We love to speak with our guests!

Cleaning fee and 11% tax applies to all stays.

Call for monthly rates for January/February 2015

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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