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Special on July (8-14 July) Big Discount Renovation. Many Upgrades.

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 15)

Casa Grande

Enjoy the good life at Casa Grande, only a few steps to the beach and just across the street from the main pool. There's a great pool view from every porch. This fabulous 5 bedroom, 3-1/2 bath home sleeps 15 and is located in the gated community of Emerald Shores.

Emerald Shores is a family-oriented community with two pools, (one heated in winter), tennis court, basketball, and PRIVATE COMMUNITY BEACH PAVILION WITH RESTROOM FACILITIES! Our trolley runs to the beach daily in the summer months, but you can just walk the 500 feet to the beach easily. This is a great community for your vacation and even better for our snowbird friends long term in the winter- a great escape from the cold weather.

This comfortable home is located on the south end of Emerald Shores where you can walk to several fine restaurants. Enjoy Free WI-FI, local phone calls, cable flat-screen TV's in every room and a surround sound stereo system that has speakers throughout the entire home. We have all tile on the first floor and hardwood on the second floor. No allergies from carpet in this home.

There are 4 covered porches at this home where you can sit, relax and enjoy the Destin life. Grill out on the gas grill or cook inside in the fully equipped kitchen.

Emerald Shores is located centrally in Destin so you don't have to drive far to go anywhere. Just a couple of miles east to Sandestin where you can dine, play, or chill at the Village of Baytown Wharf. Enjoy shopping, eating and entertainment at nearby Destin Commons or play at the fun water park Big Kahunas. You may choose to spend a day at the Harbor, watching the fishing fleet come in with the catch of the day, take in one of the fine restaurants, or play at night at one of the many night clubs. Numerous golf courses are within a few miles.

Our Floor Plan:

First Floor:

Living Room, Dining, Kitchen, Office area, Utility room, Powder room and King Master Suite with a super large walk in closet. Private bathroom boasts a Big corner garden tub, Double vanity and walk in shower.

Second Floor:

Loft Area with Chair Bed, walk out covered porch, queen guest room with adjacent bathroom, another queen bedroom with convertible double chair which makes a single hide-a-bed. Bunk room with trundle (sleeps 3), a single bed with trundle and finally a huge King master Suite with another convertible double chair and a full bath. There is a walk out porch from this bedroom as well.

There's not much more to ask for at Casa Grande..... just YOU! Come enjoy your Destin vacation here and make fabulous memories for a lifetime.

Easy on online booking with no Security Deposit.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2018

About The Owner

We hope you enjoy your visit at Casa Grande! We spent Christmas 2013 here and have cherished the memories of our family enjoying each other in our house by the sea. We live just blocks away from the house and are available for any questions or information needed.

We Love happy customers and we will do all we can to be sure you visit us again and again!

The Owner purchased this house in 2011

Why The Owner chose Miramar Beach

We were a military family and later worked in the civilian sector. During our military career we traveled many places and we do not think there is a better family vacation destination than here. We liked it so much that we built our retirement home here and just love the area.

What makes this house unique

There are parking spaces for three cars plus overflow parking across the street by the pool. If you bring a trailer it not allowed to be parked in the Emerald Shores complex therefore arrangements to park the trailer elsewhere will need to be made.


Miramar Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • There are three parking spaces at the house. There is overflow parking at the two pools and tennis court. They are on a first come basis.
  • All trash is to be bagged and placed in garbage cans. Leave cans in place as they will be picked up by maintenance.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bath on first floor with garden tub and shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Powder room on first floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bath on second floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bath on second floor with entry into Queen guest room
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Master Suite on the first floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King Master on Second floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen Bedroom on second floor has an entry to bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Queen guest suite on second floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Bedroom 4 with Twin bund bed and trundle under
  • King size beds (2) Master Suite on second floor King bedroom first floor, Queen size beds (1) Queen bedroom second floor, Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) Twin over full in Bedroom #4
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Pac and Play and booster chair for the little ones in your group. Seasonal beach trolley Private Beach access with covered pavilion and bath facilities. Seasonal snack bar on pavilion! Long term rentals available in winter months-thru the first week in March.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews
Geneva, Illinois

We had a Wonderful Time!

  • 5 of 5

The home was amazing. Plenty of room for all of our families. We had a family reunion to celebrate my in-laws 40th anniversary, so we brought together four different families with kids. There was plenty of room to house all of us with out stepping on each other. The proximity to the pool and beach was wonderful. The house was fully stocked with dishes, appliances, pots and pans. Anything you could think of you needed to cook with, Al had it in this house. It was great. Al was very accommodating, even with last minute changes to our reservation. Thanks for allowing us to stay here. We will definitely be returning if our kids can handle the drive again!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. It was a joy to have your family as our guests and do hope to see you in the future. Al
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Great house, great location, great family fun!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to the Destin area. We had a great time at the house and the beach. The walk to the beach is not bad. Having access to the private entry was perfect!! The beach was clean, not too crowded, and beautiful. The house accommodated 11 of us and exceeded expectations.

Our only recommendation would be to account for travel time on the island. With 98 as the only main road, travel time was terrible. Make sure if you plan on leaving the development, you plan to leave early.

Al was fantastic and responded to anything we needed. If we travel to the area again, we would definitely book with him!!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you and hope you will return. Warm Regards Al
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More Than Expected - Keeps Getting Better

  • 5 of 5

This was of 5th trip to Destin & our 2nd stay at Casa Grande. Everything about this house is perfect. #1-The location. 2 minutes from the beach and a chauffeured golf cart to get you there even quicker. #2-The house itself. There were 16 of us with the youngest being 13 - we all fit, and had more than enough space, & could even find space for quiet time to relax and read. The house is spotless, the kitchen is stocked with everything you could possible need, and you just feel like you are home! #3-The owner! He is extremely responsive & very easy to work with. #4-Being so close to old hwy 98, the walking path, the restaurants, and THE BEACH! You are straight across from the entry to the private beach with an area to leave your wagon (which is provided), clean bathrooms, and plenty of hoses to clean the sand off at the end of the day. We are already looking forward to 2019, as we will be back in Destin and back at Casa Grande!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Would definitely recommend as it was close to the beach across the street from the pool. Family had a great time!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paris TN


  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful and close to the pool. The walk to the beach was very short. The private pavilion at the beach was so nice....Al helped us with any questions or needs. I recommend this house highly and will be back next year 😁

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We looked forward to having you back. Warm Regards Al
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Kitchen damaged not in photos

  • 2 of 5

I rented for a family get together and was embarrassed by the damage not shown in photos. We called the owner upon arrival about the chipped and damaged cabinets and were told that there were plans to remodel in the fall, but that didn't make our visit any nicer. The Non-stick cookware was very scratched and damaged. It would be impossible to make healthy meals in these nasty pot and pans. I had no choice but to run out and buy a skillet and stainless steel spatula. There are also fees not listed in Terms and Conditions, Don't clean the BBQ grill- $35.00 fee ...Smoking on the premises $500. fee...lose the tv remote $50. fee. Two of the toilets were slow running. This vacation rental will accommodates a total of 15 but the parking is inadequate. I would not rent this vacation rental property again. I believe you should have a right to know what you are getting into before arrival.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I truly regret that our vacation home did not meet your expectations. We strive to provide a welcoming home for families that want to have fun and enjoy our white sandy beaches. If you recall, we did speak on the phone but only about the cabinets that had small chips created by previous renters. Those kinds of repairs take more time than what is available in between guests of a solidly booked vacation home. That is why I have blocked out a month this fall to make those repairs. With respect to the cookware, as in the past, when guests have made note of needed items, I have provided these items the same day. (Note: The cookware was replaced.) Other guests have made requests, such as a large pot for seafood, two crockpots, two pack-n-plays, and highchairs. All which were provided at no extra cost. My point is that if you had mentioned your concerns about the cookware or other concerns, they would have been resolved the same day. With respect to the fees, the house is smoke free; however smoking is permitted outside on any of the four porches or the yard. I know you will agree that smoking inside the house can cause problems for the following guests. There are six TVs in the house each with a remote and the fee is simply to keep the cleaning staff from spending hours finding or replacing a remote. With limited time to make the house ready for the next guests it is important not to waste time looking for remotes and the same applies for the grill. You failed to note that you were not charged any additional fees nor has anyone been charged in the last five years. With respect to parking, I make it clear there are three parking spaces at the house with overflow parking at both pools and the tennis court. Again, I do regret that your stay was not what you expected. Most guests find the home very comfortable and exceed their expectations. This is proven by the number of repeat customers we have. However, I fully understand that you will spend your vacation time elsewhere and if I can be of assistance in finding another home for you and your family, I will gladly assist.
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The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Fort Walton VPS
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Kenny D's
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Emerald Bay
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Kilometres
Emerald Coast Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Kenny D's & Captain Dave's on the Beach
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Miramar Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Destin Commons
Nearest Point of Interest
Paradise Key
Nearest Point of Interest
Regatta Bay Golf
Car: recommended

Located just steps from the beach and getting here is easy. Just Google Map 16 Sapphire Cove in Miramar Beach Florida.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Nonrefundable Damage Ins $49
Tax Rate 11.0%

Pets are not allowed except during he winter season when small pets (less than 35 lbs) are permitted upon request. No trailers are allowed to be parked in the complex. If a trailer is brought then parking arrangements must be made elsewhere. To prevent a damage deposit being required a damage insurance policy at a cost $45.00 dollars is required.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.