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*Special*10% Off Posted May Dates, 4BR Gated Cottage, Lagoon Pool, Walk to Beach

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,980 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom 3 bath home with 2 Masters and custom bunk room. Sleeps 12

Florida Sands in Villages of Crystal Beach Tons of Amenities in this Jewel of a home.

4 Bedroom 3 Bath Beach Cottage. All KING beds except for BunkRoom. Florida Sands is a Single Family Home, not a high rise condo, and is located in The Beautiful Gated Villages of Crystal Beach! New owners and New Furnishings! Pool is heated for Spring and a FREE beach trolley will shuttle you and your family to and from the Beach during Peak Season. Ice cream trucks are regulars in the community. Beach/Pool toybox is outside and FREE, new toys arrive weekly. FREE Beach Cart provided to transport your favorite Items in the community. FREE beach chairs/Umbrella/Coolers for your use. FREE WIFI. 3 KING Bedrooms, Full/Full Bunkroom. BABY GEAR: Stroller, Pac N' Play, Booster Chair. Parking for 3 Cars Only. 10:00PM quite time ordinance in Destin. Obey Pool Rules at all times. WristBands provided for guest to access Pool Area.

As you enter this exclusive gated community you will feel like you are on a Caribbean Island in the Tropics, Mature Palm Trees, Stone Waterfalls and Fountains, and take a look at that 30,000SF Lagoon Pool waiting for you with a 0-entry edge for the kids and plenty of poolside seating for the adults complete with Island Waterfall in the middle! The Hot Tub and Tiki area offer plenty of shade and outdoor sofas with a LCD TV are yours to enjoy. Many guest tell us that they arrive and never leave the community. Florida Sands has a new Whole Foods, Starbucks, Bass Pro Shop, Bowling, McGuires Irish Pub, Lowes and Destin Commons within walking distance, Waffle House 1 block away!

4 Bedrooms and 3 full Baths. Master Suite on each floor. Gas Grill is yours to enjoy on the 1st floor patio with outdoor seating.

* 1st Level: Walk into the open floorplan with a leather sofa, loveseat, and accent chair. 55" HD flatscreen TV. The Bar has 3 stools. The Dining table has seating for 8. The fully equipped kitchen is missing nothing and opens to the Living Room so nobody misses the fun!

* 1st Level: KING Master Bedroom with 50' HD flatscreen TV. Large walk in closet. Private door access to Bathroom.

* 1st Level: Full Lanundry room with full size Washer and Dryer. Not a stackable unit.

* 1st Level: Bathroom with NEW Porcelin Tile Walkin Shower, Granite top vanity and wall mounted hair dryer.

Stairs lead to the 2nd level of your Florida Sands Home where you will find:

* 2nd Level: Another KING guest Bedroom with another 50" HD Flat, chest of drawers and closet.

* 2nd Level: Bathroom just outside Guest Bedroom with a Tub/Shower combo perfect for the kids.

* 2nd Level: Bunk Room custom built with Full/Full Beds that the Kids Love. Perfect for Mermaids and Shrimps and it even has a HD TV also. Nautical feel with lights and tie down cleats when docking for the evening.

* 2nd Level: Master Bedroom KING with private Bath. Very large floorplan that has a lounge chair, 55" HD Flat, private access to upstairs balcony.

* 2nd Level Master Bath has a separate walk in shower and a Jacuzzi tub. Wall mounted hair dryer makes it complete.

Florida Sands is a Perfect Beach vacation destination and the Villages of Crystal Beach sells out each year for Summer Vacation. Kids love the Lagoon Pool , adults love the spacious floor plan and saving money by cooking in the fully equipped kitchen.

Want to get out:

GOLF: Destin boast some of the Emerald Coast most beautiful courses. You will find challenging courses for every skill level in a tropical paradise.

FISHING: Destin Harbor is "The Worlds Luckiest Fishing Village" and boast the largest private fishing fleet in the state of Florida.

DESTIN HARBOR: Fun for all ages, zip lines, rock climbing wall, dolphin tours, pirate boats to ride, bars, dining, live music,festivals, fireworks or watch the fishing fleet bring in todays catch. Margaritaville!

BAYTOWN: Old South charm with Spanish Moss hanging from oak trees. Golf Course homes, shopping, dining, kids activities, marina, live music.

DESTIN COMMONS: Multi million dollar shopping facility just blocks away from your Florida Sands home boast shopping, bowling, dining, World of Beer, Bass Pro and more.

Aviation Museum: Eglin AFB is the home of the F-35 Raptor squadron and frequently seen flying over the Gulf. 1 hour away is Pensacola Beach, home of the world famous Blue Angels.

Book Now! Your Family will discover why our gated community is consistently rated as one of the Emerald Coast most popular vacation destinations.

More Details

Melissa Palmer
Member since: 2018
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Melissa Palmer

Melissa & Allen bought this home for the lush landscaping, huge lagoon pool and walking distance to the beach, shopping and dining. This is our home away from home, we hope you enjoy our home as much as we do.

Melissa Palmer purchased this house in 2013

Why Melissa Palmer chose Crystal Beach

All King Beds, except BunkRoom. Baby Gear makes it easier for Guest with little ones. Beach Cart furnished makes transporting chairs, kids, coolers easier. Free WIFI, expanded Cable TV. Gated Community slows down keeps out unwanted traffic. One of the largest pools in Destin.

What makes this house unique

Beach and Pool Toys in outside toybox on patio. Cart provided to transport your items in the community. Public Beach. Destin City ordinance from waters edge 20ft up beach is public marking off beaches in front of Hi rise Condos on beach means you can use the Beach anywhere. Airport minutes away Destin Ft. Walton.


Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1980 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • ** Student Groups ** will be accessed a Refundable Damage Security Deposit of $1500. Remove all Trash from House. Wash all Dishes that you used.
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master on 2nd Level - 1 king , Lounge Chair, 55" HD TV.
    BunkRoom for Kids 2nd Level - 2 double , 2 bunk bed , HD Tv Included in Bunk
    Master On Main Level - 1 king , King Master on Main Level w/50" HD TV.
    King Guest on 2nd Level - 1 king , 50" HD TV
  • Sleeper Sofa in Living Room Downstairs.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
BEAUTIFUL BEACH WITH POWDER WHITE SAND AND CRYSTAL CLEAR WATERS Golf Water Sports Dining Shopping Night Life Family Fun Activities


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average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

The home was very comfortable and Allen & Melissa were helpful with getting everything ready for our stay. They are very nice and next time we are in Destin we will not hesitate to stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Troy, We are so glad that you and your family had a good trip to Destin. Our goal is to make you feel at home and that you can relax and enjoy your vacation. You were an awesome guest!
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Sandy Springs

Lovely, spacious, and comfortable home away from home! Will definitely be back.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home! It’s comfortable, nicely decorated, and spacious. Seven adults in one space didn’t seem crowded in the least. The neighborhood amenities such as the pool and beach shuttle service were excellent, as well. We would absolutely rent here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We hope you found lots of good golfing nearby and so glad you enjoyed the amenities at our community. The pool is always very popular. Thanks for choosing Florida Sands as your vacation getaway and it was a pleasure hosting you and your friends.
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tallahassee, florida

Beautiful home and great location

  • 5 of 5

We loved this beach house in Destin! We spent spring break here with our kids. The house was very clean and decorated very nicely. There is plenty of room. The beds are very comfortable. The kitchen is well stocked. The location is great and close to the Destin Commons Mall. There are lots of good restaurants close by. We didn’t have any issues at all. The kids loved the pool. We wouldn’t hesitate to stay here again :)

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us at Florida Sands. We are so glad you had a great time with your family. It was our pleasure hosting you. Great guest.
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
O Quigley's
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Regatta Bay
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Emerald Coast Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Outback, O Quigleys
Car: necessary

Centrally located in Destin

Shopping, bars, Ice Cream Massage, Dining just one block

Destin Commons shopping mall across the Highway

Numerous Golf Courses within 1-5 miles

3 Blocks to the beach

Community Transport to the Beach in peak Seasons




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.