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Coming to Destin? *Book one of the best properties on the beach! 92 5-Stars*

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Lovely 4* BR 3 1/2 Gulf-Front 3 Level Townhouse

Beautiful Spacious Beach Front Vacation Rental - Spectacular Views, Large Outdoor Living Room, 2400 Square Ft, all amenities, sleeps up to 12, lots of room for three family groups with children. Updated in 2016. Centrally located to restaurants, outlet mall shopping, grocery stores, marinas, outdoor activities. Lots of new updates this January! We have it all!

Location: Green Reef, Scenic Highway 98, Panhandle Destin Area, Florida, USA

Accommodations: Three Level Townhouse - 4* BR + Convertible bed(s) – 3 1/2 BA- (Sleeps 2-12)

Highly sought after Green Reef Townhouse on private beach in upscale area, just east of Destiny-by-the-Sea. Watch dolphins swim by with your morning coffee. Then later sip a glass of wine as the blazing sun drops into the emerald waters from your deck; just steps from the sugar white sand. Perfect for family fun in the sun. Entertain from the beach level with a large gas grill with side burner, grilling tools, bar cart and plenty of seating or lounging for everyone. Outdoor lighting and a beach shower complete the setting. A second balcony deck off the master suite offers privacy and spectacular views. Come and enjoy a piece of Heaven and make memories for you, your family, or your friends that will last a lifetime.

Step off your deck right onto the beautiful sugar white sand beach. This unique property has a comfortable and lovely interior, items personally selected by the owners. The townhouse has three bedrooms, plus the beach level space that may be converted into a 4th bedroom with three and a half bath - (sleeps 2-12). The large master bedroom has a king bed, sitting area, vaulted ceiling with fan, plus ensuite bath. The second bedroom has a queen bed, ceiling fan and separate ensuite bath. A twin roll-a-bed, a queen EZ bed and queen air mattress is also available. The finished beach level features a kitchen/dining area and queen sleeper sofa (*this area can convert into 4th bedroom), plus separate sleeping area with king bed and separate full bath. Main level includes two queen sleeper sofas, all new wood look porcelain tile throughout main floor, half bath, laundry with large capacity LG stainless washer and dryer, pantry, living room, dining room, wet-bar, kitchen with new white quartz counter tops and back splash, LG stainless French door refrigerator and a new stainless smooth top range/oven and vent

600+ square feet of deck space on beach level, additional deck on main & Balcony deck off Master Suite, Phone, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fans throughout, New 46' Sony flat screen TV in living area, 5 new flat screen TVs throughout, Cable TV, VCR, Free Wi-Fi, 2 New ceiling fans with remotes, Full Kitchen, Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Ice Maker, Coffee Maker, Blender, Trash Compactor, All Cooking Utensils, minimum 300TC 100% Cotton Linens, Extra 100% Cotton Towels, Beach Towels and Spa Robes included, new LG Washer & Dryer, stainless Gas Grill & Tools, Plus Kitchen on beach level with Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Ice Maker, teak Outside Patio Furniture, Table with Chairs, Umbrella, 4 Lounge Chairs, Non-Smoking.

Shelling, Swimming, Snorkeling & Diving, Golf, Tennis, Racquetball, Fitness Center, Gym, Miniature Golf, Amusement Parks, Fishing, Shopping, Restaurants, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Boating, Sailing, Water-Skiing, Surfing, Windsurfing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Ocean Rafting & More

This spacious 2,400 sq. ft., Gulf-Front 3-Story townhouse is on the beach in an upscale area of Destin, right next to Destiny by the Sea. Destin is famous for its crystal white sand beaches, clear emerald green waters, marina, deep sea fishing, champion golf courses, wonderful shopping, including a destination outlet mall, the Silver Sands, many activities for children and teens. Great restaurants of every description are only minutes away.

More Details

Brenda Bender
Member since: 2004
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2018

About Brenda Bender

Our Story

Over 25 years ago we started coming to Green Reef, it was love at first site! Walking along the shore we promised ourselves that one day we would own a townhome in Green Reef. We have looked at property from Panama City to Pensacola, never finding anything quite like our beloved Green Reef. Then in March 2004 we got a call from our Realtor that a town home in Green Reef had come onto the market.

We drove down on a Saturday and had an offer in on Monday. Our dream became a reality on April 30, 2004.

We have gone to great lengths to try to make our home comfortable and inviting, personally selecting each item. We want you to enjoy your stay and have a great time. We also hope you will treat our home with the same respect and care that you would your own or a best friend’s home.

We know that accidents can happen and if you have a “mishap” please let our house manager know so that we can take care of any problems. We would much prefer to bring in the maids to clean up a spill; or the handyman in to fix or replace something broken than let it go for our next guests to find and become unhappy about. Thank you in advance for taking care of our home.

Sincerely, Bill & Brenda Bender

Brenda Bender purchased this townhome in 2004

Why Brenda Bender chose Destin

The beaches in Destin are some of the most beautiful beach anywhere. The beaches of most of the Panhandle are composed of smooth silky white sand that came from the wearing down of the Appalachian mountains. The beaches of Destin have been voted as the 'Best in the South' and one of the top three 'Favorite Family Vacation Destinations' by the readers of Southern Living.

What makes this townhome unique

Destin is known as the 'World's Luckiest Fishing Village' due to the large number of trophy fish caught off its shores. Destin is known for having the largest charter-boat and private fishing fleet in Florida. Everything from sport fishing charters for the serious fisherman; party boat charters; romantic sunset or dolphin cruises. Watersports are abundant on the Emerald Coast. Destin offers everything from Pontoon, Powerboat, Hobie Cat, and Sailboat rentals. So whether you want to charter a boat for a few hours to try your hand at catching dinner or want to take the kids on a Dolphin cruise, there is something for every member of your family or group. Green Reef 19 is centrally located to just about everything you would need, from groceries, the Silver Sand Outlet Mall, antiques, bars, restaurants and two marinas. There are several (Crab Trap, Captain Dave's, Kenny D's), restaurants that are within walking distance. Others a short drive such as the wonderful Marina Cafe, Dewey Destin's and Pompano Joe's are but a few of the wide variety of dining experiences in Destin. We have a Welcome Book in the town- home that offers additional suggestions (from us & our guests) of things to do, places to go and more restaurants.

You will never lack for something to do in Destin, but don’t miss just sitting on the deck with your favorite cool beverage and watching the sunset. Nothing is more relaxing than hearing the waves and watching the ocean as it turns from gold to silver.

We welcome you to Green Reef 19/Dolphin's Run, it will be one of the best vacations you will ever have. Just read what some of our 90 guests have said over the last decade!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We hope you have a great time during your stay in our Townhome.

We would love to hear your comments and/or suggestions on how

we could make your stay even more enjoyable.


Bill & Brenda Bender
Jul 2004
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Destin Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half Bathroom -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 4* - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Converts into 4th bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 2 Queen Aero beds, 1 Queen E-Z bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • *The town home has three real bedrooms. The beach level has a living area that converts into a 4th bedroom with a queen sleeper sofa. A door separates it from the hall bath and 3rd bedroom. This area has the great view of the water and you can hear the waves. Area has a separate closet and TV. We supply a bar shield and extra thick topper for comfort. Hall bath is shared with the 3rd beach level bedroom.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 beach chairs
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.9565215 based on 96 reviews
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Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

We absolutley loved staying at Green Reef 19! The accomodations were above and beyond our expectations and conveniently located! We woke up at 6 every morning to watch the dolphins and they were there without fail! It was spectacular and we decided this would be a place we would come back over and over because we were so pleased with the amenities and the bargain! We love this place and could not have asked for anything better!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2008
  • Stayed: August 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and super quiet! Right on the beach! Can't wait to come back! Thank u for sharing your place with my family!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cleveland, Tennessee

Loved the condo, location, amenities, we loved it all!

  • 5 of 5

I loved the beach towels, umbrellas, beach chairs etc. being available. I loved the quality of the linens. We really enjoyed the outdoor room with the grill, the curtains for privacy and candles. The balconies off each level were perfect. The basement level kitchen made a great extra room and super easy for grilling. The ice machine was a plus. There are some places to eat in walking distance. We loved our stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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The house was clean and has an amazing view.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed every moment and we are coming back for sure. The host was so kind and well organized. Highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cypress, Texas

Best Time!

  • 5 of 5

Great vacation home! Had the best time and the owner is amazing! Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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  • 5 of 5

What a magical place!! Just saying that our family had a wonderful time here isn't even close enough to how we felt here and seeing my grandkids eyes light up when they walked in the house and then explode when they walked out on the back patio!!!

The memories we have are priceless. The weather worked out great for us.

No one was ready to leave. Goodbye beautiful white sand between our toes!!

Thank you for sharing your home with us Brenda! We were Blessed!

Wendy Wilcox

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Captain Dave's On the Gulf
Seafood Restaurant
Kenny D'S New Orleans Cuisine
Bar & Grill
James Lee Park
Tops Choice Hamburgers
Hamburger Restaurant
The Crab Trap Destin
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Back Yard Burgers
Tuscany Italian Bistro
O Crepe du soleil
Breakfast Restaurant
Chicken Salad Chick
Southern Restaurant (US)
Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar
American Restaurant
Pepitos Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Real Thai Fusion Restaurant
Thai Restaurant
Pedro's Grill
Mexican Restaurant
Emerald Bay Golf Club
The Golf Garden of Destin
Pompano Joe's
Seafood Restaurant
Dynasty Chinese Cuisine
Chinese Restaurant
Frozen Dune Cold Fried Ice Cream
Ice Cream Shop
American Restaurant
790 on the Gulf Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Bad Ass Coffee
Coffee Shop
JBs Pizza To Poboys
Pizza Restaurant
Mama Clemenzas European Breakfast
Breakfast Restaurant
Fat Clemenzas
Pizza Restaurant
O'Quigley's Seafood Steamer & Oyster Sports Bar
Seafood Restaurant
El Jalisco Destin
Mexican Restaurant
Formula Fresh Superfood Bar
Juice Shop
La Famiglia
Italian Restaurant
Camille's at Crystal Beach
Seafood Restaurant
Twirl Frozen Yogurt
Frozen Yogurt Shop
World of Beer
Bar & Grill
Zoës Kitchen
Mediterranean Restaurant
Hamburger Restaurant
Cups and Cones Destin
Coffee Shop
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches
Sandwich Shop
RedBrick Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl and Grill
Hungry Howie's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Destin Commons
Miller's Ale House - Destin
Sports Bar
The Whale's Tail Beach Bar & Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Barnes & Noble Cafe-Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Pazzo Italiano
Italian Restaurant
The Craft Bar
Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack
Live Music Venue
Zesty Baguette Bistro
Vietnamese Restaurant
Jet's Pizza
Pizza Delivery
Thai Basil Destin
Thai Restaurant
Bonefish Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Primrose Restaurant
Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Okaloosa Regional Airport, Code VPS
Nearest Barpub
0.12 Miles
Captain Dave's on the Gulf
Nearest Restaurant
0.12 Miles
Capt. Dave's on the Gulf-Walk to it!
Nearest Beach
Crystal Beach/Miramar Beach-On the Beach!
Car: necessary

Ocean Rafting & More, Paddleboard rentals


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Administrative Fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, M/C, Discover, AMX, PayPal

7 night, Sat-Sat minimum only during the season, includes cleaning fee. Stays less than 4 nights will have a cleaning fee of $275.

Cleaning fees are included in the weekly prices. Stays less than 5 nights will incur a cleaning fee of $275. Above rates do not include the 11% FL State Sales Tax (unless stated as a special all inclusive rate).

35% Deposit required to reserve, along with filled-out and signed contract. Final balance is due 90 days prior to arrival. We are happy to take personal or business checks for the rental. We do not accept wire transfers. However, if you prefer to use a credit card there is a 3.5% Administrative Fee.

The security/damage deposit can be handled with two options: 1) pay HomeAway $59 for a $1500 policy or 2) send a separate $800 check, which we hold. It is returned to you after your departure when there has been no damage or missing items.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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