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Crystal Beach~Private Pool~Steps to Beach~Great Rates

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Location, location, location!! 'Destin-ation' is across the street from the beach, located in popular Crystal Beach. After a day at the beach, relax in your private pool or lounge on the spacious sundeck.

This beach house can accommodate up to 8 people, which includes using the queen sleeper sofa. It is fully furnished with a full size washer and dryer, 4 t.v.'s, 4 DVD players and all of the conveniences of home. This house has been a family favorite vacation rental for years. Destin-ation is located in The Courtyard at Crystal Beach community.

Destin Commons is a couple of blocks away, which offers fabulous shopping, AMC movie theater, Bass Pro Shop, and many restaurants to choose from. Publix and Walmart are nearby for groceries and beach items. Silver Sands Outlet Mall is only 10 minutes from the house.






Master Bedroom: Queen Bed

Second Bedroom: Queen Bed

Two full bathrooms


Living room: Queen Sleeper Sofa

Main living area with kitchen

Half bath


Loft with 2 Twin Beds

Three Stories

Private Pool (not heated)

Double Deck with Stairwell

4 TV's

4 DVD Players

Free WiFi Internet Connection

Granite Countertops

Stainless Steel Appliances

Gas Grill (propane)

Public Beach Access~ Shirah St.

Keyless Lock Entry

Full Size Washer/Dryer


No Pets Allowed

Keywords: Home, cottage, private pool, deck, beach, outdoor grilling, free WIFI, cable/satellite TV, internet, air conditioning, non-smoking, kid friendly, online bookable

More Details

Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Dottie

Our family has been vacationing in Destin for 28+ years. We love the beautiful white sandy beaches. Our favorite area is Crystal Beach, it is not only a beautiful area, but very convenient to restaurants and shopping. We are happy to share our beach house with you.

Dottie purchased this house in 2010

Why Dottie chose Crystal Beach

When we saw this house and it's location, we fell in love with it. Our beach house is located across the street from the beach in a quaint neighborhood called The Courtyard at Crystal Beach. Crystal Beach has pastel colored homes with white picket fences. We love to take morning walks in the neighborhood and on the beach. We hope you will enjoy staying there as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

The close proximity to the beach was the key to purchasing this beach house, with the public beach access one block away. We love having the pool to relax in, after a day at the beach! The shopping is endless between the Destin Commons and the Silver Sands Outlet Mall. There are many wonderful restaurants close by. The Ft. Walton airport is only 25 minutes away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic place to stay! Loved the huge deck, spent most of our time there. Very close to beach, great access. We plan on staying at "Destin-ation" again in the Fall. We really liked the accessibility to shopping as well. We give it two thumbs up!
Feb 2011
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Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Minimum age to rent is 25 years old. No pets allowed. Pool is not heated.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Queen Sleeper Sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • Singles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Two bedrooms on first floor, each with queen beds. Two twins on third floor loft bedroom. Queen sleeper sofa on second floor in family room. Private pool, large second story deck, located across the street from the beach.


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Crystal Beach~Private Pool~Steps to Beach~Great Rates
average rating of 4.7719297 based on 58 reviews

Great Location, nicely furnished, OUTSTANDING Owner communication!

  • 5 of 5

We've (2 couples) been renting 2-4 VRBO properties a year since retiring 4 years ago. Destin-ation clearly ranks at the top! The location is within walking distance of restaurants, grocery and clothing stores, coffee shops and of course - the beach. We explored the coast with daily journeys from Pensacola to Panama City, the area has a lot to offer - even in February. House is fully stocked (even had coffee and filters) and coming "home" after a day of adventure was relaxing. We've found that having confidence that "everything worked" in the house, with no surprises, isn't as common throughout VRBO rental properties. Brand new washer/dryer and grill - we the first to use. Bedding is first rate, plenty of pillows and towels, showers have great water pressure - the little extras are all there. Dottie was very helpful during the initial rental process and throughout our 2 week stay. Destin-ation we will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you all had a wonderful time at Destin-ation! Thank you for the kind comments. We would love to have you all come back and stay with us again.
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Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

This house is amazing! I love the beach decor throughout the house and may steal some ideas for home! Our family enjoyed days on the beach (public beach access a block or so away) and evenings by the private pool! Plenty of restaurant and shopping options nearby. We have stayed at Destin-ation 3 times now and have never been disappointed!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location, great time!

  • 5 of 5

This cozy home had everything we needed. The kitchen was well stocked and the pool and sitting area was awesome. It was a short 5 minute walk to the beach with a nice deck overlooking the pool for dinner and visiting. We enjoyed our stay and would definitely return!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review Don! We loved having you and your family stay at the house. We look forward to having ya'll come back and stay with us again! :) ~ Dottie
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  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 really enjoyed staying at Destin-ation during our stay at Destin. The house is very well stocked & the pool was very refreshing to come back to after a day at the beach. As others have said, do go early to put your chairs out for your spot at the public access area. Thank you for a very enjoyable stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kelli! We loved having you and your family stay at the house. So glad ya'll had a wonderful time. :)
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Tropical Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location so close to the beach! Dottie was amazing at answering questions and getting us ready for our stay. The house is totally equipped with everything you would for your stay. My family had such a great time we will definitely stay here again. Thank you Dottie!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice comments! We are so glad you had a wonderful time in Destin. :)
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Loved the house

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at the house. We loved how close it was to the beach. We were able to go to the beach in the morning and have lunch at the house. We also loved the having a pool.

Thanks so much for allowing my family to make memories.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Meredith! So happy you all made some wonderful new memories on your trip to Destin.
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Ft. Walton
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Miller's Ale House
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Regatta Bay Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Crab Trap
Nearest Beach
0.02 Miles
Shirah St. Public Beach Access
Nearest Point of Interest
Destin-ation Beach House
Nearest Point of Interest
Destin Commons Shopping Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Publix Grocery Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Public Beach Access
Car: recommended

Located across the street from the beach. Less than a mile from Destin Commons shopping center and AMC movie theater, close to Silver Sands Outlet Center, Super Walmart, Publix and several restaurants. For questions call 214-415-0672.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $160 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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