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Beachfront West End Unit #616 with Beautiful Gulf Views!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Gulf front luxury with spectacular views of the beach and the bay from a 6th floor wrap around balcony. Located on the highly desirable west end of the Island Princess property, the balcony features a bar height patio set which allows an unobstructed view of the Gulf. You can watch the dolphins play in the morning and enjoy our exquisite sunsets in the evening.

Inside... enjoy your impeccably decorated beach home. Each bedroom has its own flat screen HD TV and private bath. The kitchen is well equipped for the chef in your family. The living area includes a flat screen HD TV, a DVD player, surround sound system with Ipod docking station, CD/stereo system and a sofa bed. Watch the action on the beach from your two leather recliners or stretch out on the sofa with a good book from our reading drawer. Cable TV and High Speed and wireless internet service are free. For your enjoyment, a well-equipped exercise room and a comfortable card room are located on the ground floor near your elevator.

The entrance to your condo is a gated lanai where you can sit with friends or enjoy a safe covered space for small children to play. Numerous beach toys are kept here for the enjoyment of our guests. Unit 616 comes with a covered, numbered parking space for your exclusive use as well as a free beach umbrella and two chairs (seasonal.)

Island Princess is located on Okaloosa Island, out of heavy traffic yet within 5 minutes of great restaurants, and it's close to just about any other vacation activity you can imagine. Enjoy this beautiful escape from a busy world!

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Joy Townsend
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2017

About Joy Townsend

Welcome to our 'Home Away From Home.' We live in Pottsboro, Texas, on the Texas/Oklahoma border, one hour north of Dallas. It is an 11 hour drive to arrive at our beach home, however well worth it when we arrive and see the beautiful views.

Joy Townsend purchased this condo in 2008

Why Joy Townsend chose Fort Walton Beach

We absolutely love spending our family vacations on the white sugar sand beaches of Okaloosa Island. Fort Walton Beach offers wonderful local restaurants and many more in nearby Destin just 10 minutes away.

What makes this condo unique

We love the relaxing feeling we get when we arrive at our Island Princess Condo. It truly is our home away from home. We tried not to leave out any amenities. With wonderful restaurants and grocery stores nearby, there is no need to go far to enjoy a wonderful family beach vacation. But if you so choose to venture out, you won't be disappointed at what Fort Walton Beach and Destin have to offer.

Amenities

Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Queen size sleeper Sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Highly desirable West end unit. Bar height patio furniture allows unobstructed view of the beach and ocean. Inside enjoy the views from your leather recliners and sofa. Enjoy a selection of books and games for your inside enjoyment and beach toys for your beach time fun. For those of you who want to work out during your stay, check out the exercise room on the West end first floor.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

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Beachfront West End Unit #616 with Beautiful Gulf Views!
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews
5

Best week ever

  • 5 of 5

The Townsend's have done an absolutely amazing job of supplying everything you need for a worry free week at the beach. From the large pots and pans to the beach chairs and toys outside, it's all there!! The corner unit is especially quiet but very convenient to the elevator. The views from the corner balcony is gorgeous. I highly recommend this unit...unless it's the week I can go!!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. It makes us happy that our guests are impressed and comfortable, as if their own home, in our "home away from home!" We try hard to make sure our condo is stocked with all necessary kitchen items, for those who like to cook, to beach towels, extra beach chairs and toys for you to enjoy. We absolutely love it there and are happy that you did too! We look forward to accommodating you on a future stay!
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5

Wonderful condo

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at this Island Princess condo. The view was great, everything you could think of was supplied; kitchen appliances, gadgets, etc; extra beach chairs, toys; sheets, blankets, pillows, comfortable beds...overall great experience and would definitely stay at this condo again.

My only complaint would be that the elevator closest to this condo did not work the week we were there but this was not the owner's fault.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We are happy you enjoyed our 'home away from home" as much as we do! We strive hard to make sure our guests are comfortable, as if in their own home, and the condo is well equipped for your every need. We hope we can accommodate you again on a future stay.
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5

Another amazing week in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is our favorite place to stay. Couldn’t ask for anything better. For sure be back again next year! Thanks again

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We love it that you love our "home away from home" as much as we do! We strive hard to make sure our guests are comfortable and the condo is well stocked. We look forward to accommodating you on a future beach vacation.
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5

Great Beach Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our time in this condo was wonderful! The condo is very cozy and homey feeling, all the necessities are provided. The unit was clean and the beds were very comfortable. We love staying at Island Princess and this condo is by far our favorite. Will definitely be coming back. Thank you Joy for opening up your "Home Away from Home" to us!!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. It is our goal that our guests are as comfortable as they would be in their own home with all the necessities. We are so happy you enjoyed our "home away from home" as much as we do. It is a special place for us. Look forward to accommodating you on a future beach vacation.
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5

Home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in this unit multiple times and have always enjoyed it. Unbeatable views and everything you need, and then some, stocked in the condo. This unit is also very quiet since it sits on the corner so there isn't any noise from the hallways that make it to your bedrooms.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of our "home away from home!" We are so happy you enjoyed it as much as we do. It is very important to us that our guests are comfortable and the condo is stocked and equipped for their needs. Thanks again and we look forward to accommodating you on a future beach vacation.
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5

Awesome!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time and the condo was amazing!! We had more family staying at other condos in Island Princess and ours was the best by far! It is decorated so nicely and had everything we needed. We loved the view from the balcony-- right on the beach-- amazing! It was a nice surprise to have beach chairs and unmbrellas for our room also! It was very clean (a few of the other condos my family stayed in had dirty floors). Everything was awesome!! Thank you so much for sharing your home away from home with us!

Susie Eason :)

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We want our guests to be as comfortable and have everything they need on their beach vacation as if at their own home. We hope we can accommodate you on a future beach vacation.
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Map

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Island Princess
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DESTIN just 5 min
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AIRPORT 20 min
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GULFARIUM
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Six restaurants
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PUBLIX
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OLD BAY STEAMER
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HIGHTIDE
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FUDDPUCKERS
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PANDORAS
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PRANZOS
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HOWL AT THE MOON
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PIER
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HARBORWALK
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DESTIN DOCKS
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CRAB ISLAND
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AJ'S BAR AND GRILL
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HARBORDOCKS
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SAMS, WALMART & LOWES

See the dolphin act at the Gulfarium or visit vintage airplanes at the air museum.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $130
Refundable damage deposit $300
Processing $60
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates include all taxes & fees. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Bookings are Saturday to Saturday with check in at 3 pm and checkout at 10 am the following Saturday.
All cancellations will be charged a minimum fee of $50 for processing the refund transaction.
Cancellation Policy - 50% refund if cancelled within 30 days before arrival date. 100% refund if cancelled within 60 days prior to arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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