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Beautiful private beach. Umbrella/chair set-up. Townhome in Heart of Destin. """

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Sleeper sofa, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

-Townhome condo In heart of Destin

-Short (200 yard) walk to our beautiful private beach where your umbrella/2-chair set-up will be waiting for you! ($30/day value, included in rental. March 1-Oct 31)

-Individually owned - deal directly with Patrick McCaghren, the owner

-14 acre private family oriented resort

-300 ft of private pristine white sand beach

-Close to restaurants, supermarkets, shopping, fishing out of Destin Harbor, numerous golf courses

-Condo (#79) is a short 200 yard walk to the beach. (There is not a beach view. Zoom in on google satellite view below for exact location of #79 on property

-Walk to our private beach thru the property ... no crossing of streets to get there

-Very peaceful and quiet - no Hwy 98 road noise

-Digital front door lock - provides easy access to the condo without the bother of keys

-Hi speed COX WIFI

-Two story townhome - drive up to front door - no highrise elevator hassle!

-Living/dining/kitchen/half bath/laundry/patio on main level

-Large brick patio with charcoal grill

-Living room with 50" LED TV (2160p, Smart 4K Ultra HD)

-Soundbar for TV with Bluetooth (play music from your smart phone)

-Blue Ray DVD player and Google Chrome Cast adapter

Queen-size sleeper sofa (new Jan 2017)

-Fully equipped Kitchen with refrigerator/ice-maker, electric smooth-top range, microwave, toaster oven, blender, coffee maker, coffee grinder, "Whirley Top" popcorn maker, griddle

-New carpet on upper level (Jan 2017)

-Master bedroom (queen size bed - with private bath on upper level)

-2nd bedroom (queen size bed - with shared bath on upper level)

-3rd bedroom (twin beds - with shared bath on upper level)

-Flat panel cable TV's in all bedrooms

-Owner's personal vacation home - very nicely decorated

-1,289 sf

-Five acre fresh-water lake on property (Stocked with bass and brim - catch and release fishing)

-Condo (#79) located between lake and beach

-Short walk to the private beach, pool and tennis courts

-Beach chairs/umbrellas available for rent at our private beach.

-Pool is typically heated the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Also heated from March thru Spring Break, around Mid-April.


- Single persons under the age of 25 must be accompanied by parents or guardian during stay.

-No pets, no smoking. Pet and smoke free.

-Check-in after 4 PM. Check-out before 10 AM.

Keywords: condo, townhome, townhouse, beach, pool

More Details

Patrick McCaghren
Member since: 1996
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Patrick McCaghren

I live in Birmingham, AL and this is my personal vacation home. I've owned it for many years (thus my low VRBO listing number) and keep it very updated. Very private yet right in the heart of Destin (see map). Just as quiet and peaceful as the day I bought it! Drive right up to the front door and unload your car (no elevators to deal with). Short 200 yard walk to the beach.90+ positive reviews on VRBO. Give me a call and I can tell you more. Patrick

What makes this townhome unique

Very quite and private. Close to pool and tennis courts. Drive up and park at front door. Townhouse condo ... no elevators to deal with.

Short walk to Beautiful white-sandy beach (200 yards).

Heart of Destin - convenient to new Harbor Walk restaurants, Wal-Mart, Target, WalGreens, Wynn-Dixie, Publix, Home Depot

Five acre fresh water lake on property stocked with bass and brim (catch and release fishing).

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Patrick!

Thank you so much for sharing your condo with my family and I. It was perfect! We had no troubles with it at all. It was everything you said it was and more! I loved that the beach was just a short walk across the parking and the condo was located in the middle of all the attractions and shopping. We had an amazing time in Destin and hope to visit there again in the future. I would most definitely consider staying at your condo again! Thank you again for everything!


May 2014
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Destin Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Rate quoted is for six guests. 7th and 8th guests are $10/night additional each.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes 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
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bedroom has a private bath. Bedrooms #2 and #3 share a bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin beds (2), Sleeper Sofa . Each bedroom has a flat panel TV.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Beach access (200 yard walk on property, past tennis courts and pool). Located on beach side of lake.


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Beautiful private beach. Umbrella/chair set-up. Townhome in Heart of Destin.
average rating of 4.84375 based on 97 reviews

Hidden gem - perfect for family, kids, and seniors

  • 5 of 5

The 2-story unit (#79) is just exactly like pics. We are a family with 3 children and grandparents. The place is fully and comfortably furnished, can easily accommodate 8pp. Kitchen is cozy and overstocked w utensils, silverware, a variety of glasses, pots/pans...My wife & grandma loved it!! Right across the street the main highway 98 is all the shopping you ever need: grocery & drug, beach stores, restaurants/bars, nails/hairs...7 min walking on foot! And if there's something else your family needs, Super Walmart is less than 2 miles away.

My father really liked the semi-private backyard and short distance of beachfront access. The kids enjoyed the beach everyday. There's an area to rinse off right next to the beachfront gazebo pathway so they didn't have to take showers when they got home, that cut down a lot of time and logistics for me as a busy/stressed out dad. Pat is the perfect invisible landlord, always waiting in the background anticipating my calls. And when I called, Pat was always responsive, courteous to my needs, and prompt to return calls/text msgs if I missed him.

We had a great time and memories here over this trip. We would repeat staying here for the next opportunity to be in Destin again!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David, Thanks for your detailed and informative review! I enjoyed having you and your family as guests. Hope to see you back soon! Sincerely, Patrick
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Great Condo

  • 5 of 5

Wife and I spent 6 weeks at this condo that was clean, convenient, and a very short walk to one of the most beautiful beaches that we have been on, anywhere in the world. You are within five minutes to stores, such as, Target, Starbucks, Winn Dixie, Walmart and dozens of restaurants. Very well maintained grounds and condo with all of the conveniences needed for a short or extended stay at the beach. Very quiet location that even has a fresh water lake on the premises that is full of fish and turtles. The owner Patrick, was always available and very helpful with any questions that we may have had. Very affordable and super value when compared to similar complexes in the area.....

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing, quiet, beautiful, enjoyable!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed oct 17th-24th. The weather was perfect and the home was so nicely placed by the beach. We had an amazing time and will be back next year. Patrick (property owner) was very friendly and always answered when we had questions about the home and area. It was a very short walk to the beach and the pool was right around the corner as well. I highly recommend this if someone is wanting a stress free vacation!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped unit. Close to beach and pool. Very accommodating owner.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good location. Nice townhouse.

  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Value

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Patrick's place. He provided very complete information about check-in, the condo's amenities, and how to reach the right person if any problems arose. It was a worry-free getaway with a beautiful stretch of the Gulf for us to enjoy 24-7. If you have never been to the Emerald Coast in September or October, you need to check it out. You cannot believe how warm and clear the water is. And there is lot to do and many uncrowded restaurants to enjoy without driving far. Patrick is a great host. I will definitely go again and recommend his place to friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Silver Sands Premium Outlets
Donut Hole
Track Family Recreation Center
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
The Back Porch
30 minute walk down beach to restaurant. Directly on beach.
Dewey Destin Seafood
Prefer the original location. Very rustic and casual. Dine on pier overlooking Crab Island.
Boathouse Oyster Bar
Casual, friendly bar on harbor. Nice music at night.
Harborwalk Village
Fishing fleet, restaurants, shopping, weekend fireworks, new zip line. Two miles from condo.
Harry T's Boathouse Rhumbar -- CLOSED
Upper level bar overlooking harbor. Live band on weekends with dance floor.
Mellow Mushroom
Walk to restaurant from condo.
Dewey Destin Seafood
Prefer the original location. Very rustic and casual. Dine on pier overlooking Crab Island.
Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional, Ft. Walton Beach
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Yellow Mushroom Pizzaria
Nearest Beach
185 Metres
200 yard walk
Nearest Point of Interest
Harbor Walk
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Another Broken Egg
Nearest Point of Interest
Donut Hole
Nearest Point of Interest
Big Kahuna Water Theme Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Destin Harbor
Nearest Point of Interest
Harbor Docks
Nearest Point of Interest
Dewey Destin
Car: recommended

Big Kahuna water theme park across highway. Fishing in five acre lake on property, Harbor Walk Village (2 miles) - Fishing fleet, restaurants, shopping, zip line.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee $125
Tax Rate 11.0%

$200 refundable reservation/damage deposit required to book condo. Rental amount due 30 days before arrival $200 deposit refunded after departure and no report of damage by housekeeper.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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