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April & May Open! Across from Beach~New Furniture~Sleeps 22 in Beds~Heated Pool

Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights


About the property

Charming 6 Bedroom Beach Home - Unmatched for families or large groups of adults

**Nantucket House**

Sleeps a total of 22 people so a great home for 4-5 families with kids, or up 18 adults max with no kids. If you have a larger group, we have 4 houses all right next door to each other here! (See VRBO # 649, 740231 and 471914).

“Nantucket House” easily accommodates 14 adults and up to 9 children (in beds--not sofa sleepers!) with 6 BEDROOMS, including 4 KING Masters, a Triple Queen Bedroom (3 queen beds), and a 3rd floor Bunk Room with 2 sets full-over-full beds (yes, that’s 4 full-size beds). It also has 6 FULL BATHROOMS. And an added extra bonus for your large group, we have installed TWO sets of full-size washers & dryers.

Right ACROSS from the BEACH on Scenic 98, this incredibly nostalgic, Nantucket-style is home offers a beautiful, newly renovated kitchen, new carpet & furniture, plantation shutters, vaulted ceilings, and a completely remodeled 3rd floor with OCEAN VIEWS. Recent renovations have added modern conveniences for your comfort, while preserving the unique retro-charm of this large, New England-style beach home.

There is also plenty of room for everyone to gather in the spacious living area and the open, custom kitchen and dining area has everything you’ll need to prepare and enjoy meals for your large group. You’ll love the beautiful screened-in private pool with plenty of outdoor deck space to enjoy relaxing mornings and evenings, semi-secluded with beautiful oleander trees. And when you’re ready for the beach – it’s just across the street!

We keep our home clean and well updated, and pay attention to amenities you expect, such as high-speed internet (free wifi), nice flat-screen TVs, high-definition cable, high quality linens, hair dryers in each bathroom, and more. We also provide items our smaller guests may need like a high chair and pack-n-play.




Inside this exceptional home, you’ll find a bright and inviting living area with gleaming tile floors, a brick fireplace and beautiful tongue and groove wood details on the walls and ceilings. The leather sectional, chaise and side chair are all brand new, and you’ll appreciate the big HDTV with DVD player. Double French doors open onto a large deck with seating and a natural gas grill for great meals outdoors.

The wide open spaces continue in the beautiful updated kitchen, with new high-end stainless steel appliances, including an extra-large refrigerator with a French door freezer. It has 2 ice makers - really nice when you’re feeding a crowd! In this well-appointed kitchen, 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, and even a few spices, to get you started. There’s room for 12 at the custom banquette with new table and chairs, and more dining space and seating at the long kitchen counter. We want you to feel at home, and the large, open layout is a perfect gathering spot for your family or friends.

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

This is a very large bedroom that is perfect for guests who would prefer to stay on the 1st floor. It features a KING BED, an armoire with a flat screen TV and it has a direct access to the pool. There’s a bedside table with a lamp so you can enjoy a good book while on vacation. A sleeper chair provides a nice place to relax, or perhaps for a child to share your room. You will also appreciate the large private ensuite bathroom.

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

This spacious private bathroom features a large vanity with two sinks and plenty of storage, a commode & a large walk-in shower. You’ll also find big fluffy bath towels and a personal hair dryer.

Bathroom #2 - 1st Floor

This lovely full bathroom is convenient for everyone to use on the 1st floor. There’s a vanity, commode and tub/shower combination, as well as big, fluffy bath towels and a personal hair dryer.

You’ll find the first full-size washer & dryer in the 1st floor laundry room which has a separate outside entrance. To make things even easier for your large group, there’s another washer and dryer on the 2nd floor!




BEDROOM #2 - KING MASTER - 2nd Floor

This bedroom features a KING BED, vaulted ceiling, a custom window seat, a dresser and a flat screen TV. There’s also a nice closet for convenient storage, bedside table and lamp. Guests share the full bathroom with Bedroom # 3 guests.

BEDROOM #3 - KING MASTER - 2nd Floor

There’s a KING BED, vaulted ceiling and a custom window seat. Guests will also appreciate the closet and dresser for convenient storage. This room also includes a bedside table and lamp and a flat screen TV. Guests share the full bathroom with Bedroom #2 guests.

Bathroom #3 - 2nd Floor

This full bathroom is shared by guests in the Bedrooms #2 and #3. It features a vanity with storage and extra counter space, a commode, and large walk-in shower. You’ll also find big, fluffy bath towels and a personal hair dryer.

BEDROOM #4 - KING MASTER with Ensuite Bathroom - 2nd Floor

This bedroom has a comfortable KING BED, a custom window seat and a flat screen TV with DVD player. There’s also a bedside table with lamp, a closet and a private attached bath.

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

This private bathroom for Master bedroom #4 and features a single vanity with storage, commode and a large walk-in shower with glass doors. You’ll also find big, fluffy bath towels and a personal hair dryer.

BEDROOM #5 - TRIPLE QUEEN BEDROOM with Ensuite Bathroom - 2nd Floor

Children, teens and adults alike LOVE this bedroom! It features 3 QUEEN BEDS, HDTV and a built-in dresser. It’s the room that everyone talks about with lots of space and beautiful vaulted ceilings, a sofa and chaise for extra seating and bedside tables and lamps between the beds for all guests’ convenience. This room also has it’s own attached full bathroom.

Bathroom #5 - Ensuite to Triple Queen Bedroom - 2nd Floor

Guests staying in the Triple Queen Bedroom will appreciate this large full bathroom which features a double vanity, a commode and a tub/shower combination. There are also big, fluffy bath towels and a personal hair dryer in this bathroom.




BEDROOM #6 - Bunk Room/Play Room with Ensuite Bathroom - 3rd Floor

Renovated in 2015, the 3rd floor now has additional space for a brand new BUMPER POOL TABLE with windows all around - enjoy the OCEAN VIEW! The walls and vaulted ceilings are finished in beautiful tongue and groove wood details and a brand new 6th bathroom was added to this space! It’s a great place for children or teens to hang out. However, adults will want to check it out too - for a game of pool and definitely for the view!

There are 2 full-over-full bunk beds (yes, that’s 4 full-size beds), a sofa and a chair with ottoman in this space with beautiful hardwood floors.

Bathroom #6 - Private bath for 3rd floor Bunk Room

Bunk room guests will love this light and bright bathroom. It’s all brand new with a custom vanity and sink, commode and stand-up shower. You’ll find big, fluffy bath towels here, as well as a personal hair dryer.


The 8.5’ x 17’ (4.5’ deep) private pool is screened in, so you can enjoy it without the worry of flying pests. There’s a nice deck to enjoy the sunshine while relaxing in the lounge chairs around the pool. And for your children’s safety, there’s an alarm on the door leading to the pool from the 1st floor King Master. Pool heat is available for an additional fee.

The expansive deck continues in front and around the south side of the home. There’s a natural gas grill - so no more running out of propane in the middle of grilling your favorite dinner! You’ll also find plenty of seating and a dining table and chairs on this deck - with wonderful shade and privacy from the mature trees. There’s also an outdoor shower - perfect for rinsing off after walking back from the beach!


You’ll be right across the street from the beach (Scenic 98)! 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. 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”!


There’s a large parking area in front of the home which accommodates 5-8 cars (depending on size). There is no on-street parking allowed in Destin.


We are pet friendly and welcome your dogs in our home. Pre-approval and a $200 + tax pet fee apply.


You are renting from local owners who live in Crystal Beach full-time. This ensures you’ll get a better quality home and the best service. We will greet you when you arrive and will be there in a flash if you need us during your stay.


We know how difficult it is to find a vacation rental to suit your family’s needs, schedules and budget. We’re happy to assist you with the process of finding and booking the right place to stay for your vacation. We don’t leave you hanging—we actually answer our phone and do our best to get back to all email inquiries within an hour (and if you put your phone number into the inquiry form, we will call you)! Unlike many other people who never update their calendars, we always keep ours up-to-date. If this property is booked, be sure to check our other properties we have by pressing the “All My Rental Listings” link above the Photos section of this page

More Details

Jeff Marken
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Jeff Marken

We have been in the Vacation Rental 'By Owner' business longer than anyone. Look at our low listing numbers here on VRBO. We own these homes, and are local. We personally ensure our homes are always clean, furnished well, and impeccably maintained.

Jeff Marken purchased this house in 2013

Why Jeff Marken chose Crystal Beach

Crystal Beach is location location location. It's quaint and secluded, with cottage-style homes, sidewalks, and white picket fences, and is right on the beach, yet is surrounded by all the best of Destin. Destin Commons is just across the street, and all the other family oriented shopping and entertainment experiences that make Destin a prime vacation destination are all around.

What makes this house unique

Four bedrooms with king beds and huge fifth bedroom that sleeps up to 14 on three real queen beds and two full-over-full bunk beds. Few homes offer so many king bedrooms for adult couples or older kids and still plenty of room for all the younger kids. Also great for large groups of adults such as ladies retreats of golfing trips for guys or gals.

This is one of the nicest and most unique properties in Crystal Beach. It's right on Scenic 98, is large and roomy, and provides the ultimate option for multiple or large families.


Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events 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:
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Large bath with double vanity, walk-in shower.
    Second Bathroom - toilet , shower , Nice bath on 2nd floor - shared between 2 bedrooms
    Private Bath - toilet , shower , Private bath for 3rd bedroom on second floor
    Guest Bath - toilet , tub , Full bath on first floor for any and all to use
    Fun Room Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large bath in fun kids/adult room, double vanity
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , On third floor
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Master Bedroom - Main Floor - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Main floor master with full bath and twin sleeper chair.
    Green Bedroom - 1 king , 2nd floor bedroom with king bed, full bath
    Seafoam Bedroom - 1 king , 2nd floor bedroom with king bed and full bath
    Seashell Bedroom - 1 king , 2nd floor bedroom with king bed
    Fun Bedroom - 3 queen , Huge room for kids or adults of all ages! Private bath.
    Bunk Room - 2 double , 2 bunk bed , Two full-over-full bunks, pool table (on third floor)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Natural Gas Grill/BBQ, Pool Table


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April & May Open! Across from Beach~New Furniture~Sleeps 22 in Beds~Heated Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews

Fantastic House in Beautiful Destin

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic house in beautiful Destin. It is so spacious and beautifully decorated, and close to the beach! The outside deck areas are great with tons of room and privacy from the road. The upscale natural gas grill was perfect. Great pool with lanai that has screening so fine you only see the sky! Bedrooms and baths are beautifully done and the kitchen is beyond expectations! Perfect vacation home that is so convenient to all outlets and restaurants!!!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in Nantucket House. We do our best to make sure everything is perfect for each guest's arrival and we're very pleased when our efforts are noticed. Thanks for all of your kind words; we look forward to hosting you and your family again soon. Thanks! Jeff, Christine and the entire Sugar Palms Vacation Rentals Team
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Everything was perfect

  • 5 of 5

Size was perfect for our five families

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay! Please visit with us again soon!
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Fabulous Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

We had 15 people from ages 16 to 77 at the Nantucket house. We absolutely loved that we could all get around the kitchen table every evening for dinner and games. Every morning we sat outside on the front deck (has some trees that offer privacy from the street). The beach is a short walk and we purchased chairs/umbrellas for the week from the gentleman that is setup just as you enter the beach from the Barracuda entrance. This was great since he had us setup every morning in a perfect spot right by the water (although a little expensive, definitely worth it!). We were very impressed with the how responsive the owners were to any of our needs or questions. We had a thunder storm one evening that blew out the modem and they picked up a new one and installed within about 30 minutes! It was the perfect backdrop for an incredible week!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that your family had a great time at our home! We do our best to make sure our guests have everything they need and wifi is no exception. :) We hope to see you again soon!
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Perfect Beach Vacation House!

  • 5 of 5

Love this house! The location is perfect – just steps to the beach. This gorgeous Nantucket style home and the Crystal Beach neighborhood are exactly what we were looking for to relax and have fun on vacation. Plenty of space (I’ll bring more friends or family next time!) - beautiful furnishings – well equipped kitchen – super clean – like being welcomed into a friend’s house. The open kitchen, living and dining area is great for hanging out – I like how it opens to the grilling area outdoors. The triple queen suite is huge – perfect spot for a big group of cousins! We loved spending time on the third floor too – great views – and yes, playing on the game table! The Sugar Palm Rentals staff is super, they checked in with us to make sure everything was ok and that we knew how to contact them should we need anything – really made us feel welcome. Can’t wait to return!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response:'re making us blush :-) Thanks for all of your kind words. We're so delighted to hear that you loved this home and found it to be the perfect place to spend a relaxing vacation with your cousins. Nothing say thank you more than a family who books again for next year even before you leave! We look forward to seeing you and your family in 2018!
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Great house and area

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week and loved this house. It was our second trip to Destin and the Crystal Beach area is wonderful. It also was our second experience with Sugar Palm Rentals and we have been very pleased. I can't say enough about this house, tastefully decorated, great location, clean, and well stocked. We had 8 adults and 10 children from ages 16-7 yrs old. The four king suites for each couple was amazing and a must! The boys took the 3rd floor suite and the girls took the 2nd floor Queen suite, it was absolutely perfect. The kids had their space and we had ours. We walked everyday the short walk to the beach, which are absolutely beautiful. We also walked to local attractions like Camilles and the Crab Trap. The proximity of the grocery store, mall, and drugs stores were just a couple minutes drive away. Overall it was an amazing stay for a very large group. The area is so quiet and quaint and the reason we returned for a second year. The only drawbacks seemed to be that the wifi was disappointing and difficult to log into and we had several light bulbs burnt out over the kitchen and the ice maker never seemed to work the entire week. We didn't bother to call in the complaints to the rental company because we felt they were somewhat minor but if we returned we would expect them to be better next time. Like I said the property, location, and experience was fantastic. The small issues can be worked out. We are already planning for our Destin trip next October.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to leave your review, we appreciate it! We are happy to host our return guests and try to win your loyalty with great properties and excellent service! It sounds like Nantucket house was just perfect for your group and that you enjoyed the house, furnishings and location in Crystal Beach. We do wish you had contacted us about the issues you issue is too small or insignificant to us! We would have had one of our local staff to the house right away to reset the internet modem and replace the light bulbs that were burnt out. Besides losing out on the opportunity to "wow" you with our customer service we would have wanted to be sure those issues did not also impact the next guests using the house. Next time, give us a call! Our office is just a couple of blocks away so we are here to help when you need us. We are looking forward to hosting your family again the next time you come to Destin, be sure to contact us to make your reservation!
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! The beach was 2-3 min walking distance, plus the house had more privacy than most in the area. Great size for a group of 14 or more.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
VPS - Northwest Florida Regional Airport
Nearest Beach
75 Metres
Barracuda Street Beach Access
Car: recommended

Crystal Beach adjoins Henderson Beach State Park




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200 + Tax
Damage Protection $59
Booking fee $199 + Tax
Cleaning fee $525 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until booked. Rate quotes on VRBO are approximations - call or email us for exact quotes, or if you have any questions at all. We love to speak with our guests!

Cleaning fee and 11% tax applies to all stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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