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Gorgeous Destin Crystal Beach Cottage! Pet Friendly, Short Walk to Beach!

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Last updated: 04/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8), Community Pool

'The Best of Times' is a a show stopper! Sit on your front porch rocker, underneath your outdoor candle chandelier, relax, and enjoy Destin's one of a kind sunsets and the gentle ocean breeze. The owner of this home is a professional photographer, who adorns the house with photos of her travels in Africa, Europe, South America, and right here in Florida. Enjoy her extensive foik art collection at your new home away from home!

The Best of Times is comfortably furnished with a funk shabby chic style. So cute! The home is pet friendly with the yard totally fenced for your pups to enjoy their vacation, too! Free wireless internet for your convenience.

Downstairs in the open living area is a large screen, hi-def television featuring many extra channels. The first floor has two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with two twins. They share a full bath with tub and shower.

Upstairs, there is a king master bedroom with private balcony. There is an extra office room with two flip flop beds that pull down into two twins, perfect for teens or kids. Hardwood floors throughout the home with gorgeous oriental rugs. All bedrooms have their own televisions.

Located in Clipper Cove, a charming, family friendly neighborhood with white picket fences and brick sidewalks throughout. You will feel like you stepped back in time when you see the ice cream truck drive by and the neighbors ride their bike past your front porch. Conveniently located within walking distance to Publix, Starbucks, Barnes & Noble, dozens of restaurants, shops, a marina, and award winning golf courses...not to mention, one block to the beach!! Also, steps from a beautiful bike/ running path on Scenic 98 (our beach road).
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Member since: 1999

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/22/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

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

    Must be over 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Yard totally fenced. $125 per dog with management's approval. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean:

    Short and Easy Walk to Beach Access...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    Seating for four at the table and three at the bar....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 7 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    off street parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    No beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


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


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2
Apr 22 - May 5, 2017
4 night min stay

Spring 3
May 6 - May 19, 2017
5 night min stay

Summer 1
May 20 - Jun 2, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Jun 3 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer 2
Aug 12 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer/ Fall
Aug 19 - Oct 20, 2017
4 night min stay

Oct 21 - Mar 9, 2018
4 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning/ Admin $275 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 11%


$300 due at the time of reservation. Remaining balance is due 60 days prior to check in.

Manager's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 04/22/2017
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Clipper Cove, Destin, FL, USA
Nearest Beach
Hutchinson Street, Crystal Beach Drive

Easy walk to the beach, no busy streets to cross. Beach access has picnic tables, restrooms, picnic tables, and a lifeguard. Walking distance to many restaurants, shops (including Destin Commons), and an IMAX movie theater. Family neighborhood with white picket fences and brick sidewalks. Within a couple miles of world class golf at Regatta Bay and Kelly Plantation. Five miles from Silver Sands outlet mall, a shopper's dream! GREAT LOCATION!


Manager info

Josephine Smoak Real Estate

Year Purchased: 2009

About: Our mission is to provide our guests and home owners with first class, personalized customer service. We are a boutique cottage rental agency with an emphasis on hospitality. We both live here full time in the midst of our cottages, giving us a unique opportunity to provide hands on service that is unparalleled.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/22/2017

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  • Grill Provided

    Grill Provided

  • Welcome to Best of Times!

    Welcome to Best of Times!

  • Additional room with sleeping for two on flip beds

    Additional room with sleeping for two on flip beds

  • Community Pool

    Community Pool

VRBO #362592

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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