About the property
- Cottage2250 sqft
- Half Baths2
- Minimum Stay6 - 7 nights
4 bedroom 3/1/2 baths, will accommodate 10
WELCOME to the 'Beachcomber' ! This lovely 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom Beach Retreat Cottage is ideal for one large family or two families that wish to share the cost. There are two master suites and each one has its own bathroom so that everyone can enjoy comfort and privacy. The house is just across the beach road to the sugar white sands of the Gulf of Mexico. Just a short 1 - 2 minute stroll is one of the prettiest stretches of white sand beaches along the Gulf Coast. This home accommodates 10 comfortably - two king, one queen, two twins and a queen size sofa sleeper. Rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated. Each bedroom has its own TV. The kitchen, dining room and family room are open, which is great for gathering without feeling crowded. The kitchen is well equipped with appliances and all your cooking and serving needs. The family room is very comfortable with a large TV, CD, and VHS/DVD player. Also, the house has free Internet service . There is parking for 2 cars.
What to do besides enjoy our wonderful beach...: Should you wish to explore what the local area has to offer, you'll find an abundance of choices. Sidewalks line scenic 98 for walking, running or bike riding. We are a short 2 mile drive to the Silver Sands mall to the West, or luxury shopping at Destin Commons to the East. Kenny D's, The Crab Trap, and Pompano Joe's are all within walking distance to the Beach Retreat Cottages. We encourage you to leave menus of your favorite restaurants when you come. For evening entertainment, Destin is known for some wonderfully upscale eateries, as well as your regular fare, friendly night life and nearby state of the art movie theater. The Silver Sands Outlet Mall is a vacation in it’s own right for shoppers you will have access to over 100 stores, including, Polo, Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Eddie Bauer, Liz Claiborne, Tommy Hilfiger, Lenox, Nike and Reebok - just to name a few. When you need to pause for nourishment choose from Panera Bread, Cheeseburger in Paradise
More great shopping is to be found at.....: Destin Commons outdoor mall. Enjoy such great stores as Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor Loft, Banana Republic, Belk, Books-A-Million & Maui Nix Surf Shop to rattle off a few. Stop for a bite to eat at the Hard Rock Café, Panera Bread, Tony’s Ristorante or Sushi Siam. More than just shopping the Destin Commons Center Plaza offers a soft-play kids playground and a 49-head pop fountain. Community activities and entertainment are held through the year at Destin Commons . Rave Motion Pictures is also housed at Destin Commons to catch the latest releases. Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resorts offers wonderful dining and specialty stores as well as great festivals & events that are held at the Market Shops Green or the Center Plaza within the Village.
Grande Boulevard offers stores such as Billabong, Brooks Brothers Country Club, Coldwater Creek, J. Crew-at-the-beach, Sunglass Hut, & Tommy Bahama's Emporium as well as great dining at Tommy Bahama’s , Fleming’s, Cantina Laredo
Mike & Kathy Shampine - JSRE/Kastlekeepers LLC Property Managers
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- Calendar last updated:
- Mar 31, 2018
About Mike & Kathy Shampine - JSRE/Kastlekeepers LLC Property Managers
This property is managed by JSRE/Kastlekeepers LLC
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Quiet gated community close to the action..beach..golf..shopping..Restos!
Comfortable; well equipped home away from home. Loved spending the winter here and can’t wait to get back there.
Thank you for the lovely review! Hopefully next year we will get all 5 stars! See you in Nov!
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This was a very nice house with no issue that would destroy a vacation. We were notified by email when the power was off due to the storm. Great place to stay!
I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay despite the loss of power for the few hours on Sunday! Thank you for taking the time to write this review as well!!!
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Would stay again
Pros: Nice amenities. Had everything we looked for in the kitchen. Air conditioning was quite chilly. Gated, Quiet area with nice balcony and 2 private parking spaces. Clean and comfortable. Nice pool close by, but NOT so close you can hear the noise.
Cons: Kitchen on the 2nd level -just so you know (It wasn't a big deal, but had to switch bedrooms with my in-laws who found the stairs challenging, which was my mistake)
Doesn't come with umbrella and chairs (Again, my mistake for assuming and they rent for a about $150 for the week)
Living room furniture consists of a small sofa and loveseat. We had our 4 kids and my in-laws and found it difficult to watch a movie together comfortably. Normally we wouldn't care since the beach is first priority, but when the rain moved in, we wanted to relax together.
Overall, I would rent it again. The owner, Kathy was very nice to work with and answered my text when we had any issues.
Thank you for taking the time to write this review! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay despite the surprise of the living area being on the upper floor. I will check the web sites to see if I can clarify that more!
The house was very nice and it was spotless! It was very close to the pool and the beach.
It was perfect and we loved everything about it and will definitely go back.
I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review!
Great experience this was our 2nd year back!
Great space, great location, great accomodations! very family friendly!
I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay once again! I hope we see you again soon!!!
beautiful, spacious, comfortable
Each time we come stay here I am reminded of how much I love it. The quiet circle with its grove of trees is perfect for relaxing when we return from the beach (just steps across the street). The living area of the house is so pretty and the furniture so comfy. The kitchen is stocked with everything we need to cook and enjoy family get-togethers. We love it!
Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review! I hope you will come back again soon!!!!
Golf: Of course we can not forget to mention Golf! Dont forget our wonderful Golf courses! There are (10) Championship golf courses within four (4) miles of the Beach Retreat Cottage community. Each offers its own character and challenges. All are public courses with full service facilities with a restaurant, practice range, rental clubs, professional lessons and pro shop stocked to meet your needs. Destin, Florida is known as the ”World’s Luckiest Fishing Village,” & boasts of being home to the largest fishing vessel fleet in the state of Florida. Fish from the beach or boat. If you do not want to bring your boat, one of Destin’s many charter boats would love the opportunity to take you out for full or half day excursions. Water surrounds Destin with the intercoastal waterway to the north and Gulf on the south, creating an abundance of water sports available, including kayaking, wave running, parasailing, kite surfing, snorkeling and so much more!
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Weekly rental only Professionally managed by JSRE/Kastlekeepers