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Fabulously Updated!! 2nd Floor End Unit W/Free Beach Setups!

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GULF FRONT, Private/gated condominium w/only 27 units w/a huge beach!

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, sleeper sofa, 2 Full Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Come and enjoy our updated condo in private/gated condominium! Gulf front, west end unit condominium w/sunset views perfect for a painting! Cool sea breezes and tranquil surroundings await you at 205 Emerald Dunes, settled in the heart of Crystal Beach which is well known for beautiful, wide beaches and no high rise condominiums. Not only does this mean less people on the beach but also adds to the relaxing atmosphere of the Crystal Beach community. Simply lounge on your gulf front balcony with a good book, relax on the beach, or rent a bike just across the street and tour the quaint, cottage style community. A bike path is also just across the street which goes the entire length of Scenic Hwy 98. Additionally several restaurants are within walking distance and just two blocks away are four major shopping areas complete with Publix Grocery, various shops and restaurants as well as a large movie theatre.

This 2nd floor end unit condo has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, hallway bunk area and a queen sleeper sofa in the living room. Brand new ceramic tile throughout the entire condo and a fully remodeled kitchen that boasts granite counter tops, painted cabinetry & stainless steel appliances. Other brand new items addressed were the AC, water heater, front load washer & dryer and fresh paint throughout. But our favorite update was our ability to double the living area space. Incredible gulf views can be enjoyed by all from the living area featuring a full kitchen with breakfast bar and dining area. The covered gulf front balcony is a great place to start the day relishing your morning coffee and end the day enjoying the evening sunsets. Evening meals can be poolside with two stainless steel gas grills adjacent to the pool and are maintained by the Association staff. As an added bonus, the elevator is optional due to this end unit condo positioned in front of west stairwell. Just one flight of stairs and it opens up directly across from our front door. Perfect for those who are anti-elevators/impatient as myself:)

Also, I speak to all guests prior to accepting reservations to ensure we have all questions answered and to go over all details for the reservation. We want to welcome guests who will be responsible, accountable and considerate of our vacation home. So please feel free to call me at anytime with any questions prior to requesting a reservation. Thank you again and we look forward to you and your family allowing us to accommodating you stay here in beautiful Destin, FL!

P.S.: For larger groups or family reunions we also own the opposite East end unit, Emerald Dunes #201, VRBO #596028. It has the exact same layout (2br & 2bth, sleeps 8) and was just purchased & updated. Our newest venture, is a beautiful Gulf front penthouse (3) buildings away in Dunes of Crystal Beach. It's VRBO #800661 and is a 5br 4bth "Legend " of a property. Also, if a beach house works for you, we have VRBO #2054 located just a block away. It's a 3BR + tower bedroom w/(2) twin beds, 3 1/2 Bath FL beach cottage in Clipper Cove, again just one block away from these condos.

Keywords: Beachfront condominium, Gulf Front condo;Crystal Beach; Destin Lodging
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Member since: 1999

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

Property Type

  • 6 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • Details:

    Elevator : optional due to unit being on 2nd floor (one flight of stairs) opening directly across from our front door...moreless

House Rules

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

    No groups of young adults under the age of 25 unless with family....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    new tile flooring...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    new tile flooring...moreless

  • Bunk Area: 2 bunk bed

    Hallway bunks...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Free beach setups including one umbrella and two beach chairs for your daily use are included in the rental rate. Additional setups can be rented on the beach. This condo is also located right on the Scenic 98 corridor with a bike path that is to the side of the road, safe for children and travels the length of Scenic 98. Bike rentals are right across the street from the condo....moreless

Entertainment

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    optional due to unit being on 2nd floor (one flight of stairs) opening directly across from our front door...moreless

  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Living room overlooks the gulf....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking passes are required and are left in the condo for each guests' use....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels along w/ (4)beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles can be rented right across the street....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Private just for residents & guests of Emerald Dunes...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Private just for residents & guests of Emerald Dunes...moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Master bath...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break
Mar 18 - Apr 21, 2017
4 night min stay
$300
Spring
Apr 22 - May 12, 2017
2 night min stay
$275
Early Summer
May 13 - May 26, 2017
4 night min stay
$350
Summer Peak
May 27 - Aug 11, 2017
6 night min stay
$400
Late Summer
Aug 12 - Aug 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$275
Labor day
Aug 31 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$325
Sept Special
Sep 6 - Sep 29, 2017
2 night min stay
$250
Early Fall
Sep 30 - Oct 27, 2017
3 night min stay
$300
Late Fall
Oct 28 - Nov 19, 2017
2 night min stay
$200
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 - Nov 26, 2017
5 night min stay
$300
Early winter
Nov 27 - Dec 20, 2017
2 night min stay
$190
$2,495
Christmas & New Years
Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2018
4 night min stay
$300
$2,495
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$400
$2,625
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $175 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 11%

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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Location

A 4+ mile bike trail runs the length of Scenic 98 and bike rentals are right across the street. The expanded Destin Commons is 1 mile away which is loaded with shopping opportunities, restaurants, movie theater 7 bowling alley. Big Kahuna Water Park is approx. 3 miles west of the property. The famous Silver Shells Outlet Mall is approx. 4 miles east of the property.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2010

Why Crystal Beach, Destin, FL, USA:
We love the Crystal Beach area due to the wide and un-crowded beaches and close proximity to a wide variety of shops and restaurants.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
This unit is gulf front on a private beach. Also, located at the West end of Scenic Hwy 98 & close to Henderson Beach State Park which is just a 4 minute walk. This area of beach encompasses Destin's largest, most private, quiet, peaceful beach and very much like Destin was when we were just kids.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

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Photos

  • GULF FRONT, Private/gated condominium w/only 27 units w/a huge beach!

    GULF FRONT, Private/gated condominium w/only 27 units w/a huge beach!

  • Dining area with views of the gulf

    Dining area with views of the gulf

  • Additional view of Master bedroom

    Additional view of Master bedroom

  • Jacuzzi tub in master bath

    Jacuzzi tub in master bath

  • View of the gulf from 2nd bedroom

    View of the gulf from 2nd bedroom

  • Hallway bunks

    Hallway bunks

  • Each bedroom has a flat screen TV

    Each bedroom has a flat screen TV

  • Covered Balcony Overlooking Gulf, what a view!

    Covered Balcony Overlooking Gulf, what a view!

  • Sunset From Condo's Covered Balcony

    Sunset From Condo's Covered Balcony

  • Emerald Dunes 205 Hot Tub

    Emerald Dunes 205 Hot Tub

  • Complimentary Beach Setup in Season thru 10/31

    Complimentary Beach Setup in Season thru 10/31

  • Remodeled kitchen w/granite countertops, painted cabinetry & new stainless steel appliances

    Remodeled kitchen w/granite countertops, painted cabinetry & new stainless steel appliances

  • Master Bedroom, beautiful bedding, flatscreen tv, private jacuzzi tub in bath!

    Master Bedroom, beautiful bedding, flatscreen tv, private jacuzzi tub in bath!

  • New bronzed oil faucets in vanities and shower/bath tub.

    New bronzed oil faucets in vanities and shower/bath tub.

  • 2nd bedroom has views of the gulf and direct access to 2nd bath

    2nd bedroom has views of the gulf and direct access to 2nd bath

  • 2nd bath has direct access to 2nd bedroom and across hallway bunks

    2nd bath has direct access to 2nd bedroom and across hallway bunks

  • Brand new front load washer & dryer and new AC & water heater

    Brand new front load washer & dryer and new AC & water heater

  • We provide (4) large beach towels, beach bag and toys for the kids.

    We provide (4) large beach towels, beach bag and toys for the kids.

  • This is how close your are to paradise(balcony view).

    This is how close your are to paradise(balcony view).

  • Emerald Dunes Heated Pool/Hot tub

    Emerald Dunes Heated Pool/Hot tub

  • Private Beach Access and Grilling Area

    Private Beach Access and Grilling Area

  • Emerald Dunes View from the Gulf

    Emerald Dunes View from the Gulf

VRBO #328262

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017

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