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St. Croix*Big 5BR/3.5BA*Walk to the Beach*Very Nice!*Big 50" LCD!*Sleeps 14!

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-14)

Fabulous Caribbean Style cottage in Emerald Shores! St. Croix is a 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath home in the gated neighborhood of Emerald Shores off Scenic Gulf Drive in Destin. This home is a short 5 minute walk to the community's private beach access via a Pavilion with lounge chairs, picnic tables, and restrooms. Recent upgrades include a big 50' LCD TV with High Def channels in the living room and a big 32' LCD Sony Bravia in the Master Bedroom! Slate tile floors added to the front and side porches. Big propane BBQ grill on side porch for barbecuing at home! Owners have thought about every comfort and made this home extra nice!

St. Croix sleeps 10 adults and 4 children! Our bunkbeds are designed for children! There is a king bed in the master bedroom on the main level, a king and 2 sets of bunks on the 2nd level, and a king and 2 twins on the 3rd level. Catch a glimpse of the Gulf from the 3rd floor balcony! There is also a sleeper sofa in the living room. Decorated in beach themes and colors, this home is a fantastic vacation home! Two covered 1st floor porches and 2 covered balconies! You'll love the space and amenities with this home. Emerald Shores has 2 pools, a tennis court, basketball goal, shuffle board and a great location to Destin attractions! Come once and you'll come again and again! No smoking and no pets are permitted. Can park 4 cars or 3 SUVs!

Centrally located to all Destin activities including beach, fishing, dolphin cruises, restaurants, shopping, movie theaters, etc. Destin Commons is 2 miles to the west and Silver Sands Designer Outlet Mall is 2 miles to the east!

The Destin area is known as the Luckiest Fishing Village in the World! Deep sea fishing is very popular in the region. The sugary white beaches and the clear, sometimes Emerald Green waters give true meaning to the word, 'Paradise!' The Destin area is abundant with restaurants, bars, shopping areas, golf, and water sports.

Vacationing here is an annual, sometimes two to three times a year event for many families! You should come too! When you come once, you'll want to come again and again! Some people make this area home after just one visit! Come see why!

Managed by Crystal Waters Vacations. We have other properties that may meet your needs. If this home is not exactly what you are looking for, check out our others! Give us a call or send us an email for more information!

More Details

Property Manager
Bill or Terry
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Bill or Terry

We are from Pennsylvania but have been coming to Destin for years! We love it so well that we bought several pieces of Paradise!

Bill or Terry purchased this house in 2005

Why Bill or Terry chose Florida North West

Emerald Shores is the best Vacation Home neighborhood along Scenic 98!

What makes this house unique

Emerald Shores is gated at both ends with easy access to the beach and HWY 98! The most unique feature is the private beach cabana with lounge chairs, picnic tables, and restrooms directly on the beach! No other neighborhood has one!

Amenities

Destin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , Half Bath 1st floor in hall.
    Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private to Master Bedroom 1st floor.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor Bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bath 3rd floor
  • 3.5 baths. 1 on each floor plus half bath on 1st floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Master on 1st floor with private bath & access to side porch
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King Bed 2nd floor with access to balcony!
    Bedroom 3 - 4 bunk bed , 4 twin bunks for the kids! 2nd floor with access to balcony!
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , King bedroom 3rd floor with access to balcony!
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds 3rd floor with access to balcony!
    Sleeper Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper sofa in living room
  • King size beds (3) 3 King Beds!, Twin or Single Beds (2) Separate bedroom with 2 twin beds., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper sofa in the living room, Bunk Beds (2) 2 sets of bunks in the bunk room. Our bunks are designed for children weighing under 100 lbs.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Big home with nice upgrades very close to the beach! Make wonderful memories here! You'll love it!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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St. Croix*Big 5BR/3.5BA*Walk to the Beach*Very Nice!*Big 50" LCD!*Sleeps 14!
average rating of 4.571429 based on 21 reviews
Hialeah, FL
5

A dream place ...

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

A dream place ... to spend the excellent holidays, the house is very well equipped and well maintained.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: Crystal Waters Vacations
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5

Great local for a Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

My wife and I had the pleasure of renting this nicely done home for a family vacation. We loved the location as it is close to the beach and very close to the pool. The check-in procedure was easy and the information provided was accurate and useful. We had enough parking for 3 vehicles and is was nice and quiet for us. The unit is equipped with plenty of beach toys etc. including a wagon. Highly recommend the facility and the Crystal Waters group for handling the rental.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Crystal Waters Vacations
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Fort Mill, SC
3

2017 Destin Vacation Stay

  • 3 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was somewhat dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The property is in a good location, close enough to the beach for little guests to walk but still in a secluded, quiet cul-de-sac. The number and size of spaces was adequate. I had expected more from the bathrooms. They were all small and had low end builder fixtures and hardware. The kitchen was larger and easier to work in than previous rentals but it seemed to be sparsely equipped and there weren't nearly enough dishes and table service for the 12 guests staying here. Utensils were also in short supply and not always in good condition. We had to wash all the dishes before we used them because they were obviously dirty. There was a vacuum and 3 dustpans in the house but NO broom. A big problem at the beach with the sand that tracks in on little feet. Overall the house is good and in a good location. It could stand some refurbishing, new bedding, etc. We had one occasion to call for service when one of the toilets was leaking onto the floor on a Sunday. Although we were told it would probably be Monday before they could get someone there it was fixed on Sunday! We felt that was a good response.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Indianapolis, IN
3

Family trip

  • 3 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

All was good. This was our first trip to Destin. We have always gone to Gulf Shores. The house was smaller square foot than we expected. We had several bad weather days and 12 people cannot sit comfortably in the only sitting area. There should be more forks. I think there are exactly 12. There is no mixer and no cookie sheets. The company that handles the rental is great! There was good communication and quick turn around on the deposit.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Scottdale, GA
5

Destin Family Beach Trip

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

I rented this house for our annual family beach trip. My family and my sister's family. We were very happy with the size, it accommodated all of us nicely. The location is also good, we were able to get to everywhere we wanted to go within 20-30 min at the most. The bigger pool was only about a two minute walk from the house, but it was usually packed during the day, so we ended up going at night. We never walked up to the smaller pool as it was farther away. The beach was 5-10 minute walk, depending on how much stuff you were dragging with you, there is a wagon at the house which made it much easier to transport all the beach stuff. The walk is through the back of the neighborhood then across the parking lot of a condo building then across the beach road to a private beach access with a small beach side bar with picnic tables and restrooms. There is also a beach tent which was wonderful to set up next to our rented chairs and umbrella so the whole family could spend the day at the beach and have shade. I thought the house could be better stocked with kitchen needs but we were able to make do with what we had. The grill on the patio was also nice to have. Overall it was clean.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Crystal Waters Vacations
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Roswell, GA
5

Spring Break with a large group.

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

St. Croix is a great vacation rental. It was clean,tastefully furnished and very well equipped. Plenty of indoor and outdoor space for everyone. Very convenient to shops and restaurants. There is no view of the beach as it is behind a large building but it is only a very short walk. A wagon was provided to carry things to the wagon parking at the beach which was really nice. Tyler, at Crystal Waters Realty was extremely helpful. I would rent again and would recommend this property without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay at St. Croix! It is a super nice home with lots of space. It has just been painted inside too! Pictures to come soon!
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Fort Walton Beach (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Pompano Joes
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
10 courses within 6 miles! Lot's of Golf!
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
HWY 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Kenny D's, Captain Daves, Pompano Joes, Crab Trap
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Onsite
Nearest Point of Interest
Kenny D's Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Point of Interest
Emerald Shores' private Beach Cabana
Car: recommended

Lots of things to do in Destin! Close to everything! You'll enjoy the shopping, restaurants, and night life! The kids will love the beach, pools, theme parks, and Big Kahunas! You'll all love the gated neighborhood with 2 pools, tennis court, basketball goal, and private beach cabana right on the beach with lounge chairs, picnic tables, restrooms, and a short order cafe/bar only a 5 minute walk from our home!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Notes

  • $1075-$3200/wk***Nightly Rates Too!***
  • US Dollars
  • ADD $369 Booking Fees + 11.5% Tax on all. Call for Nightly Rates!
  • 3-1 to 4-10 $2300/wk 5nt min ---- 4-11 to 5-15 $1725/wk 3nt min
  • 5-16 to 5-22 $2506/wk 5nt min ---- 5-23 to 6-5 $2940/wk 6nt min
  • 6-6 to 7-24 $3200/wk 6nt min ---- 7-25 to 8-14 $2940/wk 6nt min
  • 8-15 to 9-6 $1875/wk 3nt min ---- 9-7 to 10-31 $1425/wk 3 nt min
  • 11-1 to 2-28 $1075/wk **Nov & Dec $2515/mo**Jan & Feb $1900/mo for 2 people
  • Rates subject to change until confirmed. 50% due at booking. Balance due 30 days
  • before arrival. Optional Trip Cancellation Insurance offered at 6.5% of total.