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Direct Beach Front Platinum, Free Beach Service

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 891 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This lovely, direct beach front condo has 2 bedrooms, is on the 6th floor, and includes complimentary beach service March thru October. Recent renovations include new Maple cabinets with granite countertops in kitchen and baths, stainless steel appliances, all new tile and paint. Entire unit has been refurnished and professionally decorated in a tasteful beach theme designed to maximize the ambiance of the incredible beach view. Amenities include a 42” Vizio HDTV with DVD player in living room, 40” Sony Bravia HDTV with DVD in master bedroom, and 23” HDTV in second bedroom. Master bedroom has a king bed with new pillow-top mattress with memory foam. Second bedroom has a full bed with a soft pillow-top sealy-posturpedic mattress. The living room includes a Queen sleeper sofa, bringing the sleeping capacity to 6. The master bath features a whirlpool tub and shower. The second bathroom has a porcelain tub and shower. Other amenities include a washer/dryer and free WiFi. Of course the best amenity is the magnificent gulf view. NO SMOKING, NO PETS.

Sterling Sands features 380 feet of pristine beach with beach service, a large freeform seasonally heated pool, outdoor hot tub, fitness room, and beautifully landscaped grounds. This rental includes complimentary beach service (Umbrella and 2 Beach Chairs and setup).

Sterling Sands is located across the street from “The Trac” amusement park, Merlin’s Pizza (absolutely delicious), and Smoothie King (also absolutely delicious) – on Airport Road. Walk down the beach for lunch at the famous Back Porch restaurant, a Destin tradition. Big Kahuna’s water park is just down the street. For a great meal at a great price, try Dewey Destin's to the west on 98. The famous Destin Harbor, with all its attractions is just a short drive west, as well as McGuire’s Irish Pub, where you can have a delicious Sunday brunch. The famous Another Broken Egg is another favorite breakfast spot. Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is just east of the complex. Destin Commons, a fabulous shopping and dining area and the Bass Pro Shop are a short drive to the east. Continue east to the famous outlet shops.

Keywords: Beach Front, Gulf Front, Platinum, 2 Bedroom, Complimentary Beach Service

More Details

Owner
Dinah Porch
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

Why Dinah Porch chose Florida North West

I have been vacationing in the panhandle area for years. I have found mid Destin to have the most beautiful sand, and absolutely fell in love with Sterling Sands. It is a wonderful resort because it is large enough to provide great amenities (8 stories, 110 units), but small enough to provide a peaceful, family friendly vacation.

What makes this condo unique

I completely remodeled this unit, and had the assistance of 2 professional decorators in selecting the decor. It is so comfortable. I know you will really enjoy it too!

Amenities

Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 891 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Renter must stay in the property (may not rent on behalf of another person or persons).
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Granite countertops, New Maple Cabinet, New Tile
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite, new cabinet, new tile
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Memory Foam Topper, pillow top mattress, HDTV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Soft pillow top mattress, 23 in HDTV
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This property is beach front, was completely remodeled in the spring of 2012. It includes complimentary beach service during tourist season March 1-Oct 31, to include 1 umbrella and 2 beach chairs. Of course the best amenity is the incredible view of the Gulf of Mexico.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews
Trussville Al
5

Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very comfortable, clean and what a view from the balcony. We sat on the balcony every morning and enjoyed the beautiful ocean view and gorgeous weather. Thank you Dinah for sharing your vacation home with us. We hope to come back soon.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay, I do make every effort to ensure my guests have a beautiful, clean and comfortable condo. And the view just can't be beat! I hope you will stay again in the future.
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The place was in a great location and the beds were very comfortable. The pool was great and I loved that the building and pool were not across the street. I would stay here again

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

The condo was perfect! Amazing views and Amazing place!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ofallon illinois
5

The property was in great condition. Stayed there in the past. Many upgrades have been made.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was clean and comfortable. The view was great. Saw dolphins everyday. Pool was heated and cleaned daily. The owner was a pleasure to work with. Will stay here again on our next trip.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, I am striving to make sure my guests have a wonderful experience. Please do come again! Thanks, Dinah
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Madison, AL
5

Phenomenal

  • 5 of 5

The family loved it. Amenities were great. The condo is beautiful and comfortable. Great scenery from the balcony and convenient to places for family entertainment and dining. We could not have picked a better place.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Location! Location! Location!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to stay! The condo is beautiful! Marble counter tops, neat & clean and the location of the unit was high enough to see the beautiful emerald water, beach and pool below and low enough to see the dolphins play. The air conditioner worked great. Kept the condo nice and cool for sleeping. The water pressure was better than I have at home! Big TV's. The kitchen has everything you need. We bought a whole bunch of seafood at the Ice House and tried all kinds of fish that we can't get at home. Trigger fish was my favorite. I have bad knees, and the elevator was close to the door, and trash shoot just down the hall. The condos are one of the closest walks to the beach than the other condos. Because of my knees needed to get close as possible! Free chair set up waiting for you when ever your ready! We loved just sitting out on the balcony watching the ocean. It seemed almost like a private facility. I felt like I belonged there! Permanent residences are very nice to the guests, by greeting us in the elevator or answering a question. They treat you as if you're their neighbor! The pool was warm and clean and just down the elevator. Located through a tunnel in parking garage. No tracking through a lobby in your wet suit. Bathrooms and vending/ice machines down there also, so you don't have to go to your condo. But most, is the location of the building. Shopping, gift shops, liquor store, pizza and subway across street, no need to get in your car. Building smack dab in the middle of everything! One way Destin Commons, Whole Foods, Walmart and the other is the Harbor Walk to rent boats or schedule water activities. The owner Dinah was a pleasure to work with. I had a special request that she took care of for me. Thank you Dinah! I hope we can come back many more times! Everything about this place we loved! It was a great girls vacation!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this glowing review! I am so glad that you had a good time, and I hope you will stay again next year!
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Map

Sterling Sands is located across the street from “The Trac” amusement park, Merlin’s Pizza (absolutely delicious), and Smoothie King (also absolutely delicious) – on Airport Road. Walk down the beach for lunch at the famous Back Porch restaurant, a Destin tradition. Big Kahuna’s water park is just down the street. For a great meal at a great price, try Fisherman’s Warf or Dewey Destin's to the west on 98. Marina Cafe offers a 5 star dining experience.The famous Destin HarborWalk, with all its attractions is just a short drive west, as well as McGuire’s Irish Pub, where you can have a delicious Sunday brunch. The famous Another Broken Egg is another favorite breakfast spot. Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is just east of the complex. Destin Commons, a fabulous shopping and dining area and the Bass Pro Shop are a short drive to the east. Continue east to the famous outlet shops.

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Rates & Availability

Destin Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Autumn 2017
Aug 5 2017 - Nov 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
$199
$1,250
 
 
Winter 2017/18
Nov 19 2017 - Mar 9 2018
4 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
$1,850
 
 
Spring Break 2018
Mar 10 2018 - Apr 13 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,400
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 14 2018 - May 11 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
 
 
Late Spring 2018
May 12 2018 - May 25 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,650
 
 
Early Summer 2018
May 26 2018 - Jun 8 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,895
 
 
Peak Summer 2018
Jun 9 2018 - Jul 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,025
 
 
Late Summer 2018
Jul 28 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,850
 
 
Autumn 2018
Aug 11 2018 - Nov 16 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$225
$1,250
 
 
Winter 2018/19
Nov 17 2018 - Mar 8 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,000
$1,850
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$129
$1,000
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

1. No Pets, No Smoking.
2. You have an option of a $300 refundable damage deposit or the $59 nonrefundable VRBO damage Protection, if you book through VRBO. If you book directly with me you also have the option of a $300 refundable damage deposit or a $59 nonrefundable damage waiver. See Rental Agreement for more details.
3. As a rule I do not book stays that overlap two weeks (for instance, generally I do not book wed to wed, sun to sun, or thurs to tues). During slower periods I might do so at my discretion.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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