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2 King Beds, Beachfront, Direct Gulf View, Free Beach Service

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,284 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

Welcome to “Beachy Keen”, our beachfront vacation rental condo on Okaloosa Island, FL with a direct Gulf view!

NOTE: During Spring Break (Mar 3, 2018 - Apr 13, 2018) and Summer (May 19, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018) we have a 7 night minimum requirement, arriving on Saturday and departing on Saturday. If you create a booking during these dates that does not arrive and depart on a Saturday we will be forced to cancel the booking. Thanks for your cooperation.

The whole interior of this condo has been freshly painted with bright, beach-y colors…from the moment you walk in the door you will know that your vacation has begun!

If this condo is not available for your dates check the availability calendar for our Beach Escape condo located one floor below this one: VRBO Listing #232742.

EXPERIENCED VACATION RENTAL OWNERS – WHY WE BOUGHT THIS CONDO

Beachy Keen is our second vacation rental property. Our first is a condo located in the heart of Summit County, CO (VRBO 382), which we bought because of its amazing view of Lake Dillon and the Ten Mile mountain range. We knew that the location and view were what guests would love & why they would want to return again in the future.

For the same reasons why we love our CO condo, we fell in love with this unit in Dune Pointe. To begin, at 1284 square feet it was the largest 2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom condo we saw in our extensive property search. There is plenty of room to spread out and relax without feeling cramped or on top of each other.

Additionally, Dune Pointe is a low-density building, with only 20 units. This means that our guests will have plenty of room on the private beach since they will be sharing it with just 19 other units, unlike most other condo buildings that have many more units.

WHAT THIS CONDO HAS THAT MOST DO NOT: SPACIOUS BALCONY & MILLION $$ VIEW!

Just like our CO condo, the main reason why we bought our Dune Pointe unit was THE VIEW! We knew we could change almost everything inside the condo, but it was the view of the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico that sold us on the property. The large balcony has plenty of room to relax on lounge chairs and to also sit at the table and enjoy your morning coffee or meals “al fresco”. While relaxing on the balcony you can enjoy the sound of the waves’ constant dance towards the shore. (It didn’t hurt that during our property search the first time we viewed this unit we saw a pod of dolphins swimming and playing in the surf just off of the beach directly in front of the building!)

DIRECT BEACHFRONT LOCATION – NO ROADS TO CROSS

Because of this building’s location (directly on the beach) our guests have access to the beach just a short walk over the dunes using the private walkway. You will not have to pack up your car to drive to a public beach access, nor carry your equipment, coolers, etc. across a road to the beach. As a service for our guests, your stay at Beachy Keen includes a reservation for two beach chairs and one umbrella set up each day on the beach just for you (March 1 through October 31).

PERFECT FOR SMALL FAMILIES OR TWO COUPLES TRAVELING TOGETHER

Inside the condo you will find all of the comforts and conveniences necessary to make your stay at Beachy Keen feel like home!

The master bedroom features a comfortable king-sized bed. You will find a 32” flat screen TV & DVD player in the armoire in this room and an iron & ironing board in the closet. The en-suite bathroom has a jetted whirlpool tub for a relaxing soak after a long day in the sun! There is also a walk-in shower and a vanity with one sink in this bathroom.

The second bedroom also features a king-sized bed, making this condo perfect for couples traveling together. This bedroom also has a small TV & DVD player. Right next door you will find the second bathroom, which has a combination tub/shower and a vanity with one sink.

Quality linens, bedding and fluffy bath towels, hand towels and washcloths are provided for your use. (We do NOT provide beach towels, however. If you don’t want to pack your own you can buy inexpensive beach towels at one of the many beach stores in the area.) There is a hair dryer in each bathroom.

The spacious living area features extra-wide sliding doors that welcome the awesome Gulf view into the room. Here you will find a queen-sized sleeper sofa, as well as other comfortable seating. A large (50”) flat screen smart TV and BlueRay DVD player are available in the living area for your entertainment.

The dining table seats six, and there are two barstools at the kitchen counter.

The kitchen features beautiful granite counters, brand new stainless appliances and is stocked with dishes, glassware, flatware, pots & pans, coffee maker, toaster, blender, microwave, refrigerator, stove/oven and dishwasher…. everything needed to please the chef in your family!

For your convenience there is a stackable washer/dryer in the utility closet. You will also find 2 Beach Chairs & a Boogie Board in this closet for your enjoyment during beach season.

DUNE POINTE BUILDING AMENITIES

The building has plenty of parking in front and also an elevator for the convenience of our guests. There is an area on the side of the building that has a charcoal barbecue grill that our guests can use when they wish to cook out. (Guests must provide their own charcoal for the grill.)

A beautiful, sparkling swimming pool is located in the back between the building and the beach. For those who don’t care to sit on the beach there are lounge chairs on the deck around the pool. Please play safely and supervise children at all times; there is not a lifeguard on duty at this pool.

There are restrooms available for our guests’ use in the pool area, which means you don’t have to go all of the way up to the condo to use the bathroom when enjoying the beach. When you are finally ready to go inside for the day you can rinse off all of the sand and salt water at the outdoor shower.

In the winter the swimming pool at Dune Pointe is heated to 80 degrees when the water temperature falls below that temperature EXCEPT when the air temperature falls below 45 degrees. The pool is not heated when the outside temperature is 45 degrees or colder.

NEED MORE ROOM? CHECK OUT OUR NEW “BEACH ESCAPE” CONDO IN THE SAME BUILDING!

If Beachy Keen is not available for your dates or if you need more room check the availability calendar for our Beach Escape condo located one floor below this one: VRBO Listing #232742. We purchased this new condo on February 1, 2016.

Because of our extensive vacation rental property search in Destin & Okaloosa Island, we are confident that Beachy Keen is one of the most spacious units with the most excellent views around! The direct Gulf views and private beach access are the reasons why we know you will enjoy Beachy Keen as much as we do every time we visit!

􏰐􏰐􏰑􏰑􏰀ATTENTION IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN INSTANT/BOOKING ONLINE:

Please be sure to read our "House Rules" below before booking. After we receive your booking we will call you to answer any questions you might have about this property. We talk to all of our guests by phone. Your booking is not confirmed until we have had at least one phone conversation with you.

HOUSE RULES:

We would welcome your reservation if:

•You are over the age of 25 years & are willing to provide a copy of your valid ID

•You are willing to sign a copy of our rental agreement which will be emailed to you after your booking is confirmed

•You are not a smoker

•You do not want to bring a pet

•Your party does not consist of more than 6 people

CHECK-IN TIME: 4:00 PM

CHECK-OUT TIME: 10:00 AM

Caution: We never advertise our property on Craigslist!

Keywords: Condominium, Beach, Ocean View, Direct Beach Access

More Details

Owner
Valerie
Member since: 1996
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About Valerie

We are Redgie & Valerie and live in the beautiful state of Colorado! We love to travel and experience new adventures as often as possible. Valerie has been involved in the vacation rental industry since 2002 (a former employee/Manager at VRBO/Homeaway until she retired in 2013.)

We bought our first vacation rental property in Summit County, CO (VRBO 382)and now are happy to own our two beachfront condos in the warmer climate of Florida (VRBO 2462 & 232742)! Our fourth vacation rental (VRBO 1508) is a cute little cottage in Lynchburg, VA. We have loved sharing our homes with our guests over the years.

Valerie purchased this condo in 2014

Why Valerie chose Florida Main North West

We chose this property because of its location on the small, less-congested Okaloosa Island. We love that Dune Pointe is a small, low-density building (with just 20 units) which means more room on the private beach for owners and guests.

What makes this condo unique

The real reason we were drawn to this unit was the million $$ views of the beach and the Gulf from the balcony of our unit! Just like our CO mountain condo on the lake, we knew we could change everything about the condo except its location and view! We love relaxing on the balcony watching the dolphins play in the surf of the turquoise waters and listening to the sounds of the waves washing upon the sugar white sands on the beach!

Map

Nearest Airport
10.8 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport
Car: necessary

In nearby Destin you will find attractions such as the Big Kahunas Water Park, Destin Fishing Museum, Silver Sands Outlet Mall, Go Carts and more!

Amenities

Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1284 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Must be at least 25 years old to rent & be willing to provide a copy of your valid ID to the owner to verify your age
  • Must be willing to sign a copy of our rental agreement
  • Maximum Occupancy: 6 people
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Queen sleeper sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Located in Living area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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2 King Beds, Beachfront, Direct Gulf View, Free Beach Service
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 58 reviews
Lebanon, Tennessee
5

Perfect vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was in the perfect location to be away and slightly secluded but yet not far from places like Destin! The condo had everything we needed for our stay and Valerie was very helpful!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Exactly like the pictures!

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely loved the condo we rented in Fort Walton Beach!

It was clean, comfortable and looked exactly like the pictures.

I would recommend it 100% and if we ever go back it will be where I stay.

The reviews were awesome for a reason! LOVED IT,

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful condo and great owners

  • 5 of 5

Loved the complex and unit. Just a few steps from the beach and pool. Condo was perfect for our family of four. Owners were great to work with and super responsive!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful beach, nice pool & great location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this condo! We have never stayed in a rental that was as well equipped. There were games, puzzles, books as well as a kitchen that had everything we needed! Valerie was wonderful!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beachy Keen

  • 5 of 5

Amazing condo. We loved that it was a smaller complex. Everything was topnotch, well stocked kitchen, comfortable, quality furniture. Loved the extra seating on the balcony. The location to the pool and beach was fantastic.They thought of so many details, very impressed. Valerie and Shannon were great to work with, so organized and efficient. Definitely would recommend this condo

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Harrison, OH
5

Relaxing beautiful comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

First let me say that the owner, Valerie is wonderful to work with. Very attentive and sweet! This place was truly the cleanest condo we've ever vacationed at. We go to the beach every year and usually somewhere different each year. This was the easiest transaction from start to finish! The condo is well stocked with all the kitchenware you need. The bedrooms were very warm and homey. The beds were soooo comfortable that I slept better than at home. The balcony offers a beautiful view of the beach, and we got to watch Dolphins frolicking daily. Plenty of seating on the balcony also. I would totally recommend this condo and if we ever choose to come to Ft Walton beach again, I would stay there. The only issue we had was the ocean was very green and mossy, as in soupy kind of moss, so we didn't spend anytime in it. You could walk down the beach and get into the clear ocean if you wanted. This is not a reflection on the owners or the condo, just happened to be that way during our stay. Also, you get an umbrella and two beach chairs for you stay. That was very convenient.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the awesome review! I really appreciate you taking the time to let others know how much you enjoyed your stay. It was our pleasure to share our FL home with you. Please plan on coming again! :-)
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Waiver Fee $59 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $115 + Tax
Beach Service (Included) $0
Tax Rate 11.0%

Monthly rentals accepted only during the months of January & February.

Damage Waiver Fee is non-refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund