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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:25
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

6/7 BR 5 Bath Slps 21 - Separate apartment

20 % Discount for April/May/September- contact us now!!!
VERY CLOSE TO THE BEACH (2mins) - Public Beach Access leads you onto the stunning soft white sands and emerald green waters of the Panhandle. Our home suits everyones needs from family and friend get togethers through to Weddings, birthday celebrations, etc. A short walk down to the beach in the evening is a must where you can enjoy the evening sounds of beach waves, cooling sands and watch the sun set – serenity to end your perfect day.

There is so much to do in Destin, if you can tear yourself away from our luxurious home for long enough! If anyone in your group is interested in recreational activities, you will be pleased to know there are golf courses, waterparks, go-karting, various restaurants, fire work displays, evening pontoon sunset hires (Blue Crab Water Sports of Destin), dolphin cruises, some fabulous outlet malls (Silver Sands), etc. within an approx. 3 mile drive and we would be only too happy to provide further information on these activities if you so wish (some activities are limited over the low season months). There is also a the huge convenience of a supermarket (Publix) less than a mile from Peace Place, for you to stock up on your vacational supplies (there are two bbq's for your use - gas and grill coal). The private pool has optional heating and, therefore, available for use all year round! The pool is also surrounded by a wall and foilage so you will have the privacy to enjoy with your group without the worries of pedestrians trying to have a nose at what you're up to.

All our guests enjoy free WiFi and cable television.

Peace Place has the uniqueness of the apartment being attached to the main house, so it can be used either separately by closing it off (it is self-contained) or alternatively by opening it up into the main house, it becomes one home. The choice is purely yours and your groups. You can alternate its use to meet your individual needs, e.g. if someone in the group (e.g. grandparents) might be looking for a little quieter time during the day or evening, this is easily accommodated by yourselves. As the apartment is self-contained, some families/groups love the fact that there are two kitchens, two washing machines and two dryers for use – a great perk when trying to cook and clothes wash with big groups.

For up to 21 guests.

THE MAIN HOUSE sleeps 14. Double French doors invite you into this charming home which is highlighted by ten foot ceilings, crown molding, treyed ceilings and a fireplace.

Downstairs Master The French Room King
Bonus Bunk Room off the master bath ... Twin over twin bunks
Living Room Queen Sleeper Sofa
Upstairs The Cottage Room King
Upstairs The East Indies Room King
Upstairs Loft The Crews Bunk RoomTwo twin over twin

THE APARTMENT sleeps 6. It's a self contained 2br/2ba apartment with its own living area, fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, private entrance, and a private deck with chairs, table and sun umbrella. The pool, BBQ grill and parking are easily accessible from the apartment.

Apartment The Nautical Room King
Apartment The Boat Room Two twin beds
Apartment The TV Room Queen Sleeper Sofa


KNOWN AS PEACE PLACE in Destin’s Crystal Beach community, this beautiful home truly showcases the Florida beach-house lifestyle.

CHARMING OLD IRON GATES lead you into your own personal paradise in the peaceful courtyard filled with tropical foliage as well as scented Magnolias and ancient Live Oaks. Relax in the courtyard and enjoy the privacy of your own pool which can be heated in the cooler months

REUNIONS, WEDDINGS, anniversaries or receptions. They all become easy here, with generous space for family gatherings in the spacious living and dining areas as well as the outdoor areas. You will enjoy the well appointed large gourmet kitchen where families can cook fine meals together while creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime. You can seat 18 for dinner. Professionally decorated and completely furnished, with a total of 6 bedrooms and 5 baths, Peace Place sleeps 20 comfortably.

PARKING is for 6+ cars. RV, BUS or BOAT is OK. Very easy in and out.

WITHIN ONE MILE you will find a major regional shopping center, a 14 screen movie complex, Publix, WalMart, the Big Kahuna Water Park and more.

WITHIN THREE MILES you will find 50 steak/chops/seafood restaurants, nine golf courses, two major resorts, Destin Harbor, Destin Commons Regional Mall and the largest discount shopping complex in the US.

YOUR HOSTS, David & Katherine are actually English and came over to the Destin area having fallen in love with it so much; with its white sand and emerald clear water, friendly locals and fabulous weather they have decided to invest in what they see to be the perfect vacation home. They have also bought another house within a 10 minute drive so they can be on hand to help out and offer an outstanding service.

SO WHY NOT TREAT YOURSELVES AND COME TO DESTIN? WE WOULD BE HONOURED FOR YOU TO STAY AND ENJOY OUR NEW VACATION HOME - PEACE PLACE!

David & Katherine

SMALLER GROUPS We have some of the nicest weather of the year in northwest Florida In the “Off Season”. That’s August 15 to March 15, and the Month of May. Peace Place is available then as 6Br/5Bath, 4Br/3Bath, or 2Br/2Bath.
We invite you to call for special rates.
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Owner

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 25
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking indoors...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Groups
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25, Beds for 21-25

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    2 sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    2 sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    2 sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

    2 sinks...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Private Chef and Maid/Housekeeping service are optional extras. Ample parking at the house for 6+ cars. RV, BUS or BOAT is OK. Very easy in and out. Pontoon, Wave Runner, Sunset Pontoon, kayaks, paddle board hire (call Blue Crab Water Sports of Destin)...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Public Beach Access is only 2 mins from the house...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    VERY Close only 2 mins from the house...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 20 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio:

    small wooden patio to apartment entrance...moreless

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas and Coal...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Front of Main House...moreless

  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    set within a walled foliage courtyard for privacy...moreless

  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 20 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
$499
$3,495 $10,485
Summer
May 27 - Jun 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$485
$3,395 $10,485
Summer
Jun 3 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay

$5,595 $22,380
Late Summer
Aug 12 - Sep 8, 2017
3 night min stay
$456
$3,195 $9,585
Fall
Sep 9 - Nov 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$328
$2,295 $6,885
Winter
Nov 5 - Mar 2, 2018
3 night min stay
$242 $242
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,695 $3,985
Spring Break
Mar 3 - Apr 13, 2018
3 night min stay
$528
$3,595 $10,785
Late Spring
Apr 14 - May 18, 2018
3 night min stay
$385
$2,695 $8,085
Early Summer
May 19 - May 25, 2018
3 night min stay
$485
$3,395 $10,385
Summer
May 26 - Aug 10, 2018
7 night min stay

$5,495 $22,380
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$242
$1,290 $5,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning & Damage Waiver $325 + tax
  • Pet Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Add: 11% tax $250 Cleaning $39 Damage Waiver

for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years weeks add $50/night

Pool heat optional $30/day $200/wk

Deposit 25% with reservation. Call to reserve.

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*If you rent as a five bedroom, the rest of the home will not be rented, so you will have complete privacy. [In spring & summer, it's available only as seven be

25% desposit required at the time of booking, balance due 45 days before arrival.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Walton Beach VPS 20 mi Panama City PFN 30 mi
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sandestin Golf Club
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 98 and Florida 293
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
Crystal Beach

Car: Recommended

It's a a two and half minute stroll to the beach access in the residential community of Crystal Beach. The Destin harbor area is four miles west, and the San Destin Resort area is three miles east. Within this area are 75 seafood/steak house restaurants and fast food takeout or delivery. There are nine golf courses in the area. Gulf or Bay fishing trips can be arranged easily on the phone. The entire family will enjoy The Big Kahuna Water Park or The Track [Go carts and mini golf]. Shop at Destin Commons Regional Mall, Silver Sands Outlet Mall and lots of nice boutiques. Publix and Walmart are within a mile.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We have owned Peace Place since January 2012 and are therefore fairly new to the rental market and learning very quickly, as well as meeting some wonderful guests along the way. We have also recently purchased Blue Crab Water Sports of Destin because we absolutely adore Destin and the outdoor lifestyle. We are British and fell in love with Destin the very first time we visited and, having loved it so much, we not only bought our vacational home, we bought a residential home for us to enjoy 6 months of the year. We could have bought in Spain as it is so much closer for us but we just adored Destin and the people that live here too. People we have met on vacation in Destin are either frequent visitors or, if it is their first visit, they only speak highly of the area and always say they will be returning again. We know that we made the right choice. We hope you choose to stay in our home and enjoy it for the reasons we bought it, it gives us great pleasure to see people smiling, laughing, reminising etc. when coming to our home. It's an honour. Hopefully, we might meet one day. David & Katherine

Why the Owner Chose Crystal Beach, Destin, FL, USA:
Fabulous size! Those who stay in the house often comment on how much bigger it is than they imagined from the photos. It is really close to the beach and the location allows for you to choose whether you wish to be on a busier stretch of beach or more secluded. It has it's own Private Pool!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The apartment joins the main house and can be shut off to split the living arrangements and provide quieter times if necessary, eg Grandparents. Secondly for weddings it allows for the bride and groom to get ready separately but not being shut off from the rest of the bridal group. There is ample parking for the group to park their cars. For birthday celebrations, the birthday guest can stay comfortably in the apartment whilst the main house is prepared for their surprise. Having the mainhouse and apartment, provides 2 kitchens, 2 fridges, two washing machines, 2 driers, etc. A massive help when there is a large group! The private pool cannot be seen by people driving past or walking (unless the come right up to the entrance gate which is highly unlikely). Recently redecorated and flat screen tvs installed.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

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Photos

  • Private Pool & Courtyard

    Private Pool & Courtyard

  • Main House Upstairs (not to scale)

    Main House Upstairs (not to scale)

  • Family Beach - a 3 minute walk

    Family Beach - a 3 minute walk

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • The apartment, Nautical room [queen bed] with en-suite bathroom

    The apartment, Nautical room [queen bed] with en-suite bathroom

  • Main House Upstairs Bedroom

    Main House Upstairs Bedroom

  • Apartment sitting room with Queen Sofa bed and Flat screen TV

    Apartment sitting room with Queen Sofa bed and Flat screen TV

  • Dining 1

    Dining 1

  • Large Master en-Suite, Jacuzzi bath

    Large Master en-Suite, Jacuzzi bath

  • A large area for off street parking

    A large area for off street parking

  • Main House Downstairs (not to scale)

    Main House Downstairs (not to scale)

  • From the road you can see this house affords you a lot of privacy.

    From the road you can see this house affords you a lot of privacy.

  • Pool right outside the great room. Easy to watch the kids!

    Pool right outside the great room. Easy to watch the kids!

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Main House Upstairs Bedroom

    Main House Upstairs Bedroom

  • The Apartment, The beach room. [Two twin beds] with en-suite bathroom

    The Apartment, The beach room. [Two twin beds] with en-suite bathroom

  • A view from the Apartment Sitting room to the Apartment Kitchen

    A view from the Apartment Sitting room to the Apartment Kitchen

  • Dining 3.

    Dining 3.

  • Main House Dining, adjacent to Main Kitchen

    Main House Dining, adjacent to Main Kitchen

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