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New Remodel! 7 Bedrooms/6 baths/5 king masters. Private pool. Close to Beach.

Bedrooms 7
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights


About the property

Crystal Mansion: Large, 7 Bedroom, 6 Bath home, Sleeps up to 26, close to beach!

** Crystal Mansion **

A beautiful luxury home for 5-6 families with children, or up to 18-20 adults max.

Welcome to your favorite beach home in Crystal Beach! This home just received some big upgrades for 2018, from fresh paint to new bedroom furniture. Your group will appreciate having 7 BEDROOMS and 6 FULL BATHROOMS. There are a total of 5 King Master Bedrooms, a bedroom with 3 Queen beds (with new private ensuite bathroom) and another bedroom with 2 sets of full-over-full bunk beds (yes, that's 4 full-size beds). You can see why we have many guests who return to this home every year!

This amazing home has everything you could want and more in a luxury vacation home for a large group – a huge custom kitchen, inviting living, dining and gathering spaces, and a nice private pool and backyard. There’s a separate 2-story carriage house and spacious outdoor grilling and dining area, all just steps away from the pristine white sand of Crystal Beach.

We keep this home clean and well updated, and pay attention to amenities that you expect, such as high-speed wireless internet (free wifi), high definition cable TV, big, fluffy bath towels and hair dryers in each bathroom, and more. We also provide items our smaller guests may need like a high chair and pack-n-play.



Everyone will feel right at home when you gather in the inviting open spaces on the first floor of this amazing home. You'll love the leather sectional and comfortable chairs so you can sit and watch the flat screen TV above the fireplace. There is a new dining table that seats 12, with lots of extra seating at the kitchen bar. The open kitchen is a chef’s dream with cabinets and granite counters galore. This custom space boasts beautiful tile floors, new stainless steel appliances, including a refrigerator with 2 ice-makers, a roomy pantry and most everything you’ll need to feed your crowd.

This beautiful space comes equipped with plenty of dishes, pots and pans, serving dishes and utensils. There’s a Keurig K-Cup coffee maker, as well as a regular drip coffee maker. You’ll find a blender, toaster, and even a crock-pot in this well equipped kitchen. We also supply many “extras” such as cleaning products, trash bags, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, sugar, creamer and spices.

For your convenience, there’s a large capacity, front-loading washer and dryer in the main house, and another stackable set in the Carriage House.

BEDROOM #1 – King Master

This large, comfortable master bedroom has an inviting KING BED, night stands and lamps. There’s an extra-large dresser and walk-in closet for storage, as well as an armoire with TV. The high windows allow for both light and privacy and you’ll appreciate the well-appointed attached bathroom.

Bathroom #1

With access from the King Master and the hallway, this beautiful full bathroom includes a large vanity, commode and beautiful tile tub/shower combination. You’ll also find big, fluffy bath towels and a personal hair dryer.


MAIN HOUSE – 2ND FLOOR (3 bedrooms, all with attached private bathrooms)

BEDROOM #2 – King Master with Ensuite Bathroom

An incredible 4-poster KING BED is the centerpiece of this large master suite. The sleeping area includes nightstands and reading lamps and the seating area has a full-size sleeper sofa, a chair with ottoman, and an armoire with a TV. You’ll appreciate the double closets, ATTACHED PRIVATE BATH, and the private access to the spacious front balcony with comfortable seating and ocean views!

Bathroom #2 – Ensuite to King Master

This beautiful master bathroom features double sinks, a large, brand new custom shower, and a private commode room.

BEDROOM #3 – King Master with Ensuite Bathroom

Guests in this lovely bedroom will appreciate the NEW KING BED, nightstand with reading lamp, a TV, and the ATTACHED PRIVATE BATHROOM.

Bathroom #3 - Ensuite to King Master

A private ensuite for King Master #3, this beautiful new bathroom features a large vanity, commode and tile tub/shower combination. There are big, fluffy bath towels and a personal hair dryer here too.

BEDROOM #4 – Triple Queen Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom

Children, teens, and adults alike love this great room with 3 QUEEN BEDS. You'll find a TV in here, as well as a brand new ATTACHED PRIVATE BATHROOM.

Bathroom #4

A private ensuite for the Triple Queen Bedroom, the bathroom features a vanity, a brand-new walk-in shower and a private commode room.



BEDROOM #5 – Double Bunk Room

Another favorite space for children is this Carriage House bedroom with 2 full-over-full bunks (yes, that's 4 full-size beds). There’s also a small dresser, TV and a walk-in closet.

BEDROOM #6 – King Master

This lovely bedroom features a comfortable KING BED, a roomy closet and a bedside table with reading lamp. You can relax in here with the HDTV. A stackable washer and dryer are conveniently located in the closet. This bedroom opens to the small fenced backyard – a great space for small children or pets to play.

The adjacent kitchenette has a small refrigerator, sink, microwave, ice-maker and drip coffeemaker.

Bathroom #5 –

This full bathroom is shared by the king master and bunk room. It features a vanity, commode and tub/shower combination. You’ll also find big, fluffy bath towels and a personal hair dryer.



This space has a private outdoor entrance near the pool. You enter into a spacious open living area with a queen sleeper sofa, 2 swivel chairs, and a large TV. There’s a high top table and chairs next to the convenient kitchenette with refrigerator, sink, microwave and drip coffeemaker. For the safety of your children, there is also an alarm on the door to the pool.

BEDROOM #7 – King Master

This beachy bedroom features a lovely KING BED with two nightstands and lamps. There’s also a wicker armoire with TV and an extra chair.

Bathroom #6

Here’s another convenient full bathroom for Carriage House guests. It has a vanity with storage, commode and nice tub/shower combination.



You’ll find the private, professionally maintained swimming pool nestled between the main house and the carriage house. The pool is approx. 12' x 20' and it’s all yours – enjoy it! Pool heat is available for an additional fee. There’s room to enjoy the Destin sunshine on lounge chairs or you can relax on the shaded upper deck near the main house. There’s a large gas grill too, for when you want to cook outside.


The house is less than a block from the Tarpon Street beach access. We provide a cart with beach chairs and an 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”!


This home can accommodate 4-6 cars (depending on size) in the driveway. (There is no street parking allowed in Destin.)


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


The size and layout of this home are perfect for families gathering for special events like reunions and small wedding receptions. (Maximum occupancy is 26 at any time.) We can even refer you to a local caterer or beach wedding company to help with your event.


We’re local and personally keep this home in top shape. It’s always clean, the linens will always be nice and everything is impeccably maintained. You don’t have to worry about finding a home that’s less than advertised. We’re going to greet you when you check-in and we will be here 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 do our best to get back to all email inquiries within an hour. We keep our calendars up-to-date and if this property is booked, we’ll see if another one of our properties may work for you.

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 22, 2018

About Jeff Marken

We know 'by owner' vacation rentals better than anyone, having been part of VRBO since its earliest days. We own these homes and are not managing them for others. These are high-end, very well maintained homes, not just rentals.

We live in Destin and greet all our guests, so we want to be proud of these homes.

Jeff Marken purchased this house in 2012

Why Jeff Marken chose Crystal Beach

All of Destin's beaches are just amazing, but the Crystal Beach community is lower-density than other areas in Destin - no high-rise condos. It feels more like a quaint neighborhood with its white picket fences and sidewalks rather than a loud, busy resort area.

What makes this house unique

Two-story carriage house, two master suites, huge kitchen, high level of finish, larger than average private pool for Crystal Beach, almost right on the beach.


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: 26
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • 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 ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 4 - Triple Queen Ensuite - toilet , shower , New private bath for Triple Queen Bedroom, 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 3 - King Master Ensuite - toilet , shower , Private master bath on 2nd floor; private commode room
    Bathroom 2 - King Master Ensuite - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bath for King Master on 2nd floor of main house
    Bathroom 6 - King Master Carriage House - toilet , combination tub/shower , Semi-private bath on 2nd floor of carriage house
    Bathroom 1 - King Master Semi-Private - toilet , combination tub/shower , First floor semi-private in Master Bedroom 1 on 1st floor
    Bathroom 5 - King Master/Bunk Room - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared bathroom on 1st floor of carriage house
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large master on 1st floor main house semi-private bath
    Master Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2nd floor of carriage house, its own private suite and bath
    Master Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Large master suite on 2nd floor of main house; private bath
    King Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King bedroom 1st floor of carriage house, shared bath
    Double Bunk Room - 4 double , 2 bunk bed , 2 full-over-full bunks 1st floor carriage house, shared bath
    King Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King size bed on 2nd floor of main home, private bath
    Triple Queen Bedroom - 3 queen , 3 Queen Size Beds, 2nd floor main house, private bath
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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New Remodel! 7 Bedrooms/6 baths/5 king masters. Private pool. Close to Beach.
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time our family has rented a vacation home through Sugar Palm and both times we were totally satisfied. Any issue, and there were only minor ones, were immediately responded to and resolved. Our niece is confined to a wheel chair and they brought in ramps to all stairs to gain access to the house, so helpful and so thoughtful. We love to cook during vacation and the kitchen had everything we needed. Loved arriving to a clean well prepared house, all we needed to do was unpack and head to the beach. The kids loved the pool, we loved the convenience. We had multiple cars but had no problem parking within our area. There were multiple shopping areas, restaurants, etc and we explored them all. Couldn't have asked for a better experience and highly recommend

Sugar Palm

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The only thing better than a satisfied guest is a guest who returns! Thanks so much for all of your kind words about our homes and our service. We look forward to hosting you and your family for your 3rd tip next year!
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Clean, updated, and homey

  • 5 of 5

Jeff is SO accommodating and caring. Would highly recommend to anyone. This property housed my spring break group and we all fit well with the enormous space and many places to sleep. The property is nice, cute, and cozy.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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anniversary week on beach with family

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time house was fantastic only problem is patio needs repaired and hopefully this is being done this week. Would go back tomorrow if we could!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and we're happy to report that the patio has been fixed! We hope to see you and your family again soon!
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Great Service and Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

Sugar Palm were great to work with prior to and during our stay. Communication was prompt and concise. When we had small concerns, they were there within the hour to help address our questions. When you are vacation, the ease of mind this gives is tremendous.

The house was beautiful and clean. Just a short walk to the beach. All things needed were provided (pool/beach toys, extra towels, kitchen appliances and utensils, etc.).

They were very detailed in their communications and yet they still exceeded expectations!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words about our home and our staff. We're so glad we could help make your vacation enjoyable; we always try to go above and beyond for our guests. Hope to see you again next year!
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Perfect beach house!

  • 5 of 5

The beach house was beautiful! Everything was in great condition and the house was extremely clean. We were impressed with the updated decor and how well stocked the kitchen was also. The pool was maintained very well and someone stopped by to maintain it while we were there so it stayed clean. The house is a short walk to the beach (less than 5 minutes) and is close to shopping, restaurants, etc. I wouldn't recommend parking more than 4 vehicles and cars had to be moved to let people out often.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you enjoyed Crystal Mansion. All the furnishings in this home have just been updated :-) We look forward to hosting you and your family again.
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Amazing vacation ! Beautiful spacious home

  • 5 of 5

The house is very big and beautiful very clean and welcoming! The pool is a very big plus! My family loved it defiantly recommend to anyone.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review of our home. We're happy to hear you and your family enjoyed the home. We look forward to hosting you and your family again.
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Additional information about rental rates

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

Rates are subject to change until booked. Rates quoted on this site are approximations - call or email us for an exact quote, or for 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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