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Unwind to the Sound of the Kiss of the Gulf on the Sandy Beach

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Ah, this was one of those days when the Gulf was like a pond.

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Last updated: 08/06/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Very recently I rented a condo while on vacation in South Florida. I learned the difference between a 'rental unit'and a second home. As this is my home away from home, my goal has been to create a setting that is relaxing, peaceful and inviting. I have completely enjoyed upgrading over the years and have slowly and carefully chosen carpets, furnishings and accessories for their beauty and quality. I have recently upgraded both bathrooms with new custom cabinetry and granite counter tops and porcelan tile floors. Because I enjoy cooking, you will find that everything I require at home is present in my kitchen. Come, enjoy, make yourself at home. I hope you will want to return often.

The kitchen has ample work space, lots of cabinets, well stocked for anyone who wants to cook or entertain while they are here. There are granite counter-tops. The dining table can accommodate six and the bar has four stools.

Assuming you are occupying the master bedroom, you can awake to a full view of the gulf. I invite you to do as I do and enjoy your first cup of coffee right from that vantage point. You may want to make sunset a ritual on the west facing balcony. I've seen some pretty amazing sunsets from that spot as the sun hides her face until the morning.

There are three flat screen TVs, a wet bar and a supply of books to meet the taste of a variety of readers.

When you come, I hope you will find it as relaxing and restorative as I do each time I return.
PLEASE NOTE; boats, and trailers of any type are not permitted at the Mainsail Resort property.

Keywords: Penthouse, Gulf View, Flat, One Level, family friendly,

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/06/2016

Property Type

  • Condo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Responsible person who rents must be 25 or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Mainsail is a family friendly community with plenty of activities in addition to the pools and the beach to keep the young people happy. There are tennis courts, basketball goals and an arcade in the pool area....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper sofa in Living Room. Lots of drawer storage in Entertainment Center ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Upscale carpeting and furnishings, granite counter tops in kitchen and bath, wet bar, a supply of books for your enjoyment are some of the amenities along with the two pools, hot tub, shuffleboard, tennis courts, video game room and fitness center are here for your enjoyment....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Full music channels on HDTV...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Young and young at heart will enjoy the game room in the pool area...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Available through Rental Management ...moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Beautiful views from every window of that Emeral Gulf water....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Walk directly to board walk from elevator to beach, beach views from every room. ...moreless

  • Resort:

    Mainsail has two pools, tennis courts, video machines for the children, basketball goals. 700 ' of beach frontage. Covered parking. Walk to dining options. Abundant shopping across Hw.98....moreless

  • Village:

    Movie theaters, excellent restaurants, children's activities and shopping are available within walking distance or just 1 mile away is Baytown Wharf or at Grand Boulevard just 2 miles aWAY...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage:

    Covered parking is available...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    Gated community, covered parking...moreless

  • Telephone:

    (2)...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full size washer and dryer in unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils:

    If you don't find it, please let me know!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Extra Quiet dishwasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Well equipped with plenty of dishes and flatware as well as ample cook ware...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony:

    With table for four overlooks the gulf...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    We have two pools plus a kiddy pool, one pool is heated seasonally...moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    There is also a hot tub in the pool area...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Autumn
Oct 11 - Dec 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$150
$980

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fees $135 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

A 6% percentage based reservation fee will be added to the rate. Feel free to inquire.

15% deposit will hold your reservation. The balance will be debited from the credit card of your choice 4 days prior to arrival.


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ft. Walton
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Busters Bar andGrill
0.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Multiple Restaraunts
Miramar Beach, FL, USA
Nearest Beach
Miramar Meach

Car: Necessary

There are six lighted tennis courts at Mainsail. ResortQuet offers to the PassPort to Fun to guests which provides coupons and freebees. Silver Sands Outlet Mall is just across Hwy 98 from Mainsail. This is the largest Designer Outlet Mall in the South. Excellent dining choices are everywhere. Grand Blvd. is less than two miles away and has some very excellent dining choices, Busters is a long-time favorite family oriented sports bar within walking distance.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1994

About: For the past thirty plus years I have lived in Nashville,TN where I sell residential real estate. I grew up in North Carolina and going to the Atlantic beaches was an annual event. After I relocated to Nashville, TN I discovered the Gulf Coast. Originally I went to other beaches and when I decided to buy a property on the Gulf I discovered the Destin area almost by accident. I found Destin to be a more refined environment, appealing less to the college crowd than some other areas. It has a beauty and a sophistication I really liked. When I walked into what is now my home away from home, I knew I had found the right one. The spaciousness of the rooms, the view and the location were all right. I have traveled extensively and enjoyed some very nice accomodations. When I come to my special place in Destin, I want to feel not only relaxed, but also to have a sense of a special enivronment. I hope you will enjoy being there as much as I do every time I come back.

Why Miramar Beach, FL, USA:
I chose this unit because I enjoyed the higher ceiling of the penthouse unit, the spaciousness and open floor plan. I loved the quiet beach and the view just blew me away.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Whether I want to sit all day and knit and watch Law and Order reruns, Read for hours, shop at the Silver Sands Outlet Mall, prowl the antique shops, walk on the beach, hit the surf, play scrabble with friends, do the hot tub, soak up the sun, cook for friends, two things never happen. I never get bored and I'm never ready to go home.


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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/06/2016

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Photos

  • Ah, this was one of those days when the Gulf was like a pond.

    Ah, this was one of those days when the Gulf was like a pond.

  • One of the two pools, Tennis Corts, Kids center

    One of the two pools, Tennis Corts, Kids center

  • Recently updated second bath

    Recently updated second bath

  • This is the view from the deck, the master bedroom and the living room

    This is the view from the deck, the master bedroom and the living room

  • One of those beautiful sunsets as seen from the balcony

    One of those beautiful sunsets as seen from the balcony

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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