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Townhome in Family-Oriented Resort with Beautiful Private Beach. 70+ Reviews

(73 Reviews)

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Southbay's pristine white, sandy beach ... short 200 yard walk from condo

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Last updated: 04/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-30 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Townhome
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

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

Heart of Destin. Walk to private Beach. Free Wifi. Great Rates!
-70+ positive reviews
-Located at 'Southbay by the Gulf' (Unit #79)
-Individually owned townhomes
-14 acre family oriented resort in the heart of Destin
-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 (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
-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" flat panel cable TV with DVD player and Google ChromeCast adapter.; Queen-size sleeper sofa (new Jan 2017)
-Fully equipped Kitchen with refrigerator/icemaker, 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
-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.
-Early arrival /late departure (if available) - 1/2 daily rental
-Early Arrival - between 10 AM and 4 PM
-Late Departure - between noon and and 5 PM



Keywords: condo, townhome, townhouse, beach, pool
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Owner

Member since: 1996

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/29/2017

Property Type

  • Townhome

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

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

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Beach access (200 yard walk on property, past tennis courts and pool). Located on beach side of lake....moreless

Entertainment

  • Television:

    50' flat panel cable TV in living room 26' flat panel cable TV's in all bedrooms...moreless

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

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

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Sliding glass door to patio...moreless

  • Parking:

    Two assigned spaces in front of unit...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Two parking spaces directly in front of unit....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee grinder...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    fully equipped...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric smooth-top...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Short walk to pool on way to beach. Also kiddie pool. Heated in winter. ...moreless

  • Heated Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 73 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 16 - May 19, 2017
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat
$900

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2017
May 20 - Aug 4, 2017
2 night min stay
$250 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,500

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Late Summer 2017
Aug 5 - Sep 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat
$900

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2017
Sep 2 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat
$900

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Winter 2017
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$120
$720

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Winter 2018
Jan 1 - Mar 8, 2018
30 night min stay

$1,500
Spring Break
Mar 9 - Apr 13, 2018
2 night min stay
$200 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,200
Spring 2018
Apr 14 - May 18, 2018
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat
$900
Summer 2018
May 19 - Aug 4, 2018
2 night min stay
$250 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,500
Late Summer 2018
Aug 5 - Sep 1, 2018
2 night min stay
$150
$900
Fall 2018
Sep 2 - Oct 31, 2018
2 night min stay
$150
$900
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250
$1,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning fee $90
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

$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 for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 04/29/2017
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Northwest Florida Regional, Ft. Walton Beach
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
200 yard walk

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.

 

Owner info

About the owner: 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). Drive right up to the front door and unload your car (no elevators to deal with). Short 200 yard walk to the beach. 60+positive reviews on VRBO. Give me a call and I can tell you more. Patrick

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
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).


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/29/2017

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Photos

  • Southbay's pristine white, sandy beach ... short 200 yard walk from condo

    Southbay's pristine white, sandy beach ... short 200 yard walk from condo

  • Parasailing in gulf - lots of fun!

    Parasailing in gulf - lots of fun!

  • Bridge across stocked freshwater lake on property (Catch and release fishing)

    Bridge across stocked freshwater lake on property (Catch and release fishing)

  • My grandson, Han, with a nice size brim caught at the lake bridge.

    My grandson, Han, with a nice size brim caught at the lake bridge.

  • Pool area steps away from condo with kiddie pool in foreground.

    Pool area steps away from condo with kiddie pool in foreground.

  • Southbay landscaping - lots of grounds

    Southbay landscaping - lots of grounds

  • Front of condo. Short walk to beach..

    Front of condo. Short walk to beach..

  • 50" flat panel TV with cable.  HDDI cable for game console.

    50" flat panel TV with cable. HDDI cable for game console.

  • Open living area/dining area

    Open living area/dining area

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Private gorgeous white sandy beach

    Private gorgeous white sandy beach

  • Bedroom #3 - two twin beds, flat-panel TV

    Bedroom #3 - two twin beds, flat-panel TV

  • Southbay beach-front units ... my condo is a short 200 yard walk behind these

    Southbay beach-front units ... my condo is a short 200 yard walk behind these

  • Walkway to beach with gazebo and shower.

    Walkway to beach with gazebo and shower.

  • 5 acre freshwater lake ... lots of ducks and turtles for kids to watch

    5 acre freshwater lake ... lots of ducks and turtles for kids to watch

  • Pool area steps away from condo - between condo and beach

    Pool area steps away from condo - between condo and beach

  • Tennis courts near condo. Resurfaced with new nets (2014)

    Tennis courts near condo. Resurfaced with new nets (2014)

  • Short 200 yard walk to the beach from my unit

    Short 200 yard walk to the beach from my unit

  • Living area showing sliding glass door to patio

    Living area showing sliding glass door to patio

  • Living area (New Sleeper sofa, loveseat and swivel chair (1/2017)

    Living area (New Sleeper sofa, loveseat and swivel chair (1/2017)

  • Sleeper sofa opened in living room (new 1/2017)

    Sleeper sofa opened in living room (new 1/2017)

  • Guest bath upstairs.  Master bath looks similar.

    Guest bath upstairs. Master bath looks similar.

  • Bedroom #2 - Queensize bed , wall-mounted flat panel TV

    Bedroom #2 - Queensize bed , wall-mounted flat panel TV

  • Master bedroom with  Queensize bed, private master bath, flat panel TV

    Master bedroom with Queensize bed, private master bath, flat panel TV

VRBO #274

This listing was first published here in 1996.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 29, 2017

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