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Just Finished Designer Renovation. Book Now! BEACHFRONT 3BR/3.5 BA TH.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,040 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Beachfront Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + 2 Queen sleeper sofas, 3.5 Baths - Sleeps 6-10

This beautiful, pet-friendly townhouse is situated directly on the white-sand beaches of the emerald coast. It can be rented to suit your needs, as two units or one. Bali Button (A) sleeps up to six and Bali Button 2 (B) sleeps up to four during Fall and Winter. Each individual unit has its own full kitchen, bathrooms, laundry facilities, and decks overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Recent remodeling of our beach homes includes new bath vanities with granite counters and marble sinks. The kitchens have been completely redone with custom cabinets, stainless appliances and quartz counters. Bali Button has brand new decks with Azek railings and flooring. The top two deck floors are now solid allowing you to enjoy rainy days on the deck and not worry about spills from above! Sit back and relax on the spacious decks on the PVC furniture with sunbrella cushions. AND YES WE HAVE HIGHSPEED WIRELESS AVAILABLE......TAKE THE COMPUTER TO THE BEACH!!

Unit A - Bali Button - is a 2BR/2.5BA and is on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the townhouse. The main living area is on the 2nd floor and has a living room with queen sleeper sofa, dining, kitchen, half bath and a nice deck off the living room overlooking the beach. The 3rd floor has 2 king bedrooms (1 is the master suite with full bath and a deck overlooking the beach) there is also a full bath in the hall on this level. The master bedroom and living room both have huge wall-to-wall sliding glass doors which open onto large balconies overlooking the beach and are perfect for enjoying the beautiful sunsets. The view is truly breathtaking! We have decorated the unit with unique furnishings from our travels to Bali, Indonesia.

Unit B - Bali Button 2 - has also been renovated and is located on the 1st floor of our three level townhouse. There is a Queen bedroom, kitchen, full bath, living room with fold out Queen sleeper sofa, and a nice deck overlooking the beach.

Both units have a private front door in front of the parking just off of Scenic Gulf Highway (Old Highway 98). The units also connect inside with an interior double locking door.

The private beach is accessible from both units. Just step off the lower deck and you are on your own private beach.

There are several good restaurants right within walking distance from the beach. Destin also offers many world-class golf courses, plenty of fishing and boating activities, nightlife, shopping and so much more.

We only allow the units to be split during late Spring, Fall and Winter. Check out Vrbo # 1133518 for the 6A 2 bedroom Part or VRBO # 1135719 for the 6B- 1 bedroom part. We only rent the full townhome during most of Spring and all of the Summer. We own 2 nearly identical beachfront townhomes side by side in the same complex. You can rent either unit 6 or unit 7 (also on VRBO #1009154). During Spring, Summer and the prime weeks of Fall we only rent from Saturday to Saturday. Please request dates from Saturday to Saturday.

With advanced planning for group events such as: weddings, family reunions, or business meetings, with our other townhouse being right next door in the same complex , we can accommodate up to 20 people if you book unit 6 and 7.

We only rent to guests 25 and over.

Keywords: Townhouse, Miramar Beach, Gulf Front, Pompano Joes, Scenic Gulf Drive, Destin

More Details

Renee Bonds Finn
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Renee Bonds Finn

We are a family of 3. My wife, Renee, grew up in the area and enjoyed the Destin beaches as a child. I was stationed here in the early 90's being a Special Ops Helicopter pilot. I met my wife during that time and had already purchased this property. I was the first owner to create a living space in the bottom level and to split the townhome into 2 units. I was deployed a lot so I rented the top 2 floors and lived in the bottom. I really enjoyed having the beach right outside my back door. We have been renting the property out since 1997 and have done many renovations and updates over the years. We travel the world with our 8 year old daughter Brielle but still haven’t found any beaches as nice as Destin.

Renee Bonds Finn purchased this townhome in 1995

Why Renee Bonds Finn chose Miramar Beach

This property was just a perfect fit and a great location. I really wanted to be right on the beach, especially for the spectacular views and direct beach access. I didn’t want to have to walk across the street. We also think it’s perfect that we have the option of splitting the townhome into 2 units. We love the layout and the decks and being able to step onto the sand from our own deck. It truly is paradise here and the views honestly don’t get much better. We also own a nearly identical townhome with similar furnishings located right next door to this one. It is Sand Dollar #7 VRBO #1009154

What makes this townhome unique

While staying at our Balinese inspired townhomes, you will enjoy a refreshing change from the standard 'flower print' furniture that, for some reason, is still popular with many property owners here. We are located directly on the gulf with the beach just off the back deck. We also have complementary high speed wireless internet so you can relax on the decks overlooking the beach while still keeping up with work and friends. We are constantly upgrading our property and take to heart any input that our customers have to offer. Being local, we stay on top of repairs and other issues that could interfere with your vacation. We travel a lot and try to bring home ideas that we see in hotels that we visit. Lastly, we own two townhomes side by side that are virtually identical so we can easily accommodate large parties. We think that you will enjoy our homes as much as we do. Call us anytime.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Reneee

I just thought I would send you a big thank you after our wonderful stay at the Bali Buttons last week.

Not only were the accommodations first rate but the obvious personal touches truly made this an outstanding vacation destination.

Thank you again and I look forward to returning in the near future.

Michael kinsella
Oct 2009
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Miramar Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2040 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No extra guests or extra cars parked overnight. Must adhere to local noise ordinance rules.
  • Guests to follow check out rules on contract.
  • All Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday from March 1 til November. No exceptions unless owner approves.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , 2nd FL
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bath on 3rd FL
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall Bath 3rd FL
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full Bath 1st FL
  • Newly renovated bathrooms with Kohler Tubs. Master showers have seamless glass doors on stainless steel railings. They are gorgeous.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon , each liviing room has a Queen sleeper sofa
    Master Suite - 1 king , Master suite (3rd FL) with private deck overlooking beach
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , (3rd FL)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1st FL
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1). Each living room has a Queen size sleeper sofa.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Four Cable TVs, DVD players, Two Full Kitchens, Two Microwaves, Two Dishwashers, Two Refrigerators, Two Ice Makers, Cooking Utensils, Linens, Two Washers, Two Dryers, Outdoor Shower, Four Decks


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average rating of 4.59375 based on 33 reviews

Amazing Beach Front Property!!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week at Sand Dollar 6 townhome!! The unit is directly on the beach, with no boardwalks to cross. You walk out of the townhome, go to the bottom deck and put your toes in the gorgeous white sand. Does not get much better than that!

The unit is immaculate, including incredibly ornate styled furniture from Bali. It has everything you will need for your entire stay, and the layout is amazing for large families as well.

Everything from booking to check out was covered, and the owner and cleaners did an excellent job!! The whole process was easy, and made our vacation that much more enjoyable! I highly recommend this unit, and we will most definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tricia, Thank you so much for bringing your family to our beachfront Townhome. Your family was a pleasure to have as guests. Thanks for taking such great care of the unit and leaving it in excellent condition. We love tenants like your family and can't wait to see you again next year. Renee & Patrick Finn/Owners
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Beautiful oceanfront home

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully decorated. Updated. Close to shopping and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having your family at our updated townhome on the beach. We appreciate the time you took for the feedback and great review. Hope to have you back again the next time you visit Destin. Renee and Patrick Finn/ Owners
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Best place to stay in Florida!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such an amazing stay at this property! Perfect place to stay with our family. The unit was gorgeous... super clean and well maintained and the location was AWESOME! Renee was so helpful and easy to get a hold of. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your first trip to Destin at our beachfront townhouse. We look forward to having you back again. We appreciate how well you cared for and left the unit. Sincerely, Renee and Patrick Finn/ Owners
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Could have been better.

  • 3 of 5

We have stayed in this condo before, 5 years ago, and enjoyed it very much. Unfortunately, we did not enjoy the same experience this time around. We had a major leak in the living room the night of the storm. We called the property manager as well as maintenance. We never heard back from the property manager but maintenance called back and said they'd be there at 11:00. At 1:30 we called again because nobody had come yet and were told it would be another hour or so. Once he finally arrived, he told us that he would just fix once we were gone. Made another call the next day because the upstairs guestroom tv was not working and the light on the first floor deck was not working. Nobody ever called us back. Some of the beach chairs were broken as well as some of the patio chairs and the property itself has some much needed fixing/updating that needs done. We really enjoy this property on Mirimar beach so it was disappointing to say the least that we did not have the excellent experience we had the first time we were here. It's a lovely condo in a really great location so hope these things will be addressed to make it what it once was.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello. I am sorry to hear of your issues during your stay. It turned out to be bad timing when we got part of Hurricane Nate hitting us within 12 hours of your checking in. I understand this is so frustrating as power was knocked out for 100s of people including our townhouse and also cell power was down for a while. Strong wind, rain and storm surge caused lots of issues with the beach area for about 36 hours. It has definitely been a rough storm year for beach owners in Florida and the Caribbean. We had recently installed a $5000 new hurricane sliding door on the main level of that unit. Even with that installed when you have strong wind going sideways and rain you will not stop water from coming in. It is just a part of being on the beach so close to the surge and wind. This storm had made a quick turn and I should have had my staff put extra towels there ahead of time. It was definitely an oversight on that. We have inspected all the patio furniture and we always keep the pvc patio furniture in great condition. I have had inspected and all is in good condition. The extra beach chairs some get left and some from other units get put on others decks. We try and do a clean out weekly on the extra provided beach toys, chairs and umbrellas but with that storm coming in they did not get the time to do the clean out on the very bottom deck. I'm sorry there was a broken one left there. I have spoken to my manager and she never received your messages at all. Remember cell service had gone out on a lot of customers. Also you had all my contact information as well since had been corresponding back and forth and before your stay and this is the first I have heard of any issues with the post on VRBO. For future please let owners know so we can take care of anything you need. We strive to assist all our customers and apologize again that you were not responded to. We do updates and renovations every year with open weeks in November and December as we are booked year round. All our repeat guests love coming each year to see all the new changes. I'm so excited about what we are doing this year. I hope you will check out our new designs for 2018. Renee and Patrick/ Owners
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Ohio beach lovers

  • 5 of 5

This was our 10th year of renting this unit and will keep coming back. Having the beach right out your door is awesome. You don't have to load you car and drive for access. We rent the 1st floor and it has everything you need to make your stay comfortable, Renee is always open to suggestions and constantly making changes. She wants your stay to be very relaxing and enjoyable. We have met several people there over the years and most have been repeat renters! Stores and restaurants are very close. We consider this our home away from home!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We have enjoyed having you rent our place year after year. We love our repeat renters who consider this their 2nd home. New stuff coming for 2018 as we always do something new each year for our guests. Cant wait to see you guys next year! Renee and Patrick/ Owners
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This place is a complete dump

  • 1 of 5

Do not trust the pictures for this unit it is false advertisement we rented this unit and they stole our money when we arrived it was a dump it stunk was nasty and unsafe and I have the pictures to back this up don't stay here save your money

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Natalia, I wanted to take a moment to respond to your review and discuss your brief stay. When you first arrived at our property you indicated that it looked nothing like the photos on VRBO, that you were leaving and wanted a full refund. I was, of course confused, because aside from lighting variations and a new couch, the photos of the property are exactly what you saw upon arrival. Everything is identical. When I asked you to be precise you couldn't tell me what was different. I asked if there was anything I could do to remedy your issue and you said "No". You then stated that you just did not like the property, again no specifics. Then you told me that your mother was afraid that a car would crash through the bedroom wall and she refused to stay there. After course, for a car to do that it would have to get through 2 parked cars, go over a curb, smash through a waist high retaining wall and through the stone wall of the condo. Not likely. You then stated that there was dust on the ceiling fan and the place was musty and that your family had bad allergies. I offered to clean again and also described our state of the art Guardian Air purification system that provides for hospital quality air. You refused. There is no musty smell. I understand that you want a refund but it is apparent to me that somehow your plans had to change and you did not want to pay for your booking. This is not fair to me, this was a peak summer week, a week that we book months ahead of time. I always recommend trip insurance just in case plans have to change like this. Trying to penalizing the owner, for some issue on your end, isn't right.
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Emerald Bay Golf Club
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Surf Hut
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Tuscany Italian Bistro
James Lee Park
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Oyster Bar Restaurant
Thai 9 Cuisine
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Chicken Salad Chick
Southern Restaurant (US)
McAlister's Deli
Sandwich Shop
Vintij Wine Boutique & Bistro
Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar
American Restaurant
Pepitos Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Ciao Bella Pizza Da Guglielmo
Northern Italian Restaurant
Marco's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Lin's Asian Cuisine
Chinese Restaurant
Carrabba's Italian Grill
Pino Gelato Cafe
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
Jordano's Pizza & More
Pizza Restaurant
790 on the Gulf Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
O'Quigley's Seafood Steamer & Oyster Sports Bar
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Pompano Joes
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Baytown/ Sandestin
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Pompano Joes
Nearest Beach
Miramar Beach (Directly out the back door)
Car: recommended

Our area is one of the best in Florida. We are located in Miramar Beach in Walton County. It used to be called Destin before they split it into 2 counties. Our townhomes are sitting on the prettiest powder white beaches that I have ever seen. We are close to one of the best outlet malls in the South East. Enjoy amazing sunsets, incredible beach views and dolphin watching from the back decks. We are in a good location convenient to restaurants, shopping, nightlife, golf, fishing, family friendly activities and so much more. I honestly don't think you can beat this area for couples and families.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Cleaning Fee A&B Combo $225 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. For information on either the A or B unit contact owner for pricing and booking. Unit A is the 2 bedroom sleeps 6 top 2 floors and B is the 1 bedroom sleeps max of 4. We only separate for Fall or Winter and some occasions late Spring.

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.