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Shabby Chic Beach Cottage! Sandestin Resort with Golf Cart

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 BR/2 BA Cottage

2 BR/2BA (Sleeps 6-8)

This 5-star rated cottage in Sandestin Resort is perfect for a romantic getaway, relaxing escape or fun-filled family vacation. Walk into this breezy and inviting cottage and immediately feel welcome. Newly decorated in a beachy, cottage-chic style, this detached, single-family home has an open layout with vaulted ceiling and tons of natural light. It boasts a newly remodeled and fully stocked kitchen with breakfast bar, granite countertops and stainless appliances. The dining area seats 8 comfortably and provides a fabulously shabby chic buffet for easy serving.

The master bedroom opens onto a precious patio in a privately-fenced backyard - perfect for drinking early-morning coffee and admiring the colorful flora or turning a few cartwheels. The master has a king-sized bed and contains a flat screen television and DVD player; a private watercloset, bathtub and shower; vanity and sink; and walk-in closet. The second bedroom has a queen-sized bed as well as bunkbeds equipped with their own book shelves for stowing favorite beach reads or maybe even some sea shells discovered while combing the beach. This room also boasts a flat-screen television and DVD player; a private bathroom with bathtub and shower; vanity and sink; and its own walk-in closet. Cotton, high thread-count linens and cotton towels are provided. Sporty, 4-seater golf cart is also included in the rental. Free WiFi is also provided along with Blu-Ray DVD players which have movie streaming capabilities.

Enjoy the many amenities Sandestin Resort affords: golf, a private beach with access to Finz Bar and Grill, a tiki bar, and chair/umbrella rental; biking and walking trails; two private pools; tennis; marina; miniature golf; parasailing; jet skiing; fishing; playground; retail and outlet shopping and The Village of Baytowne Wharf where you can ride the zipline, climb the ropes course, play in the arcade, enjoy live music and casual or fine dining.

More Details

Owner
Amy
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 7, 2017

What makes this cottage unique

This home-away-from-home is in a quiet cul-de-sac, perfect for children to ride bikes, play with sidewalk chalk, hopscotch, and our family-favorite: four-square. It is in a quiet, low-traffic area of Sandestin making it also perfect for evening strolls, golf cart cruises and sunset gazing.

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Amenities

Sandestin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) King in Master, Queen size Beds (1) Queen in 2nd Bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Living room sofa is sleeper sofa, Bunk Beds (1) Bunkbed in second bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We are unable to recommend babysitters as we have not done background checks, etc. Sandestin Resort may, however, be able to offer this service. You would need to arrange for this service with them directly.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Shabby Chic Beach Cottage! Sandestin Resort with Golf Cart
average rating of 4.7727275 based on 22 reviews
5

Great place with awesome amenities

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing stay! My family has never been to Destin before but we had a blast. The beach house was super clean and fully stocked with everything you could ever need for your stay. The golf cart was an added bit of awesomeness. It was totally cool that the resort had a golf cart tunnel that went to the beach! The house was stocked with beach toys, boogie boards, bikes, etc. As a mom, the washer and dryer was a must! Thanks for an awesome vacation with awesome memories of Destin!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful,Clean,and Comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here the last week of August and loved it!!! The golf cart was such an amazing attribute. We have a two year old and to load him into a car seat just to go to Baytowne is such a pain, so this helped tremendously. The house is so cute and has everything you could need. Thank you so much Amy for letting us stay here. We can't wait to book for next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Definitely gets the job done, but could be better.

  • 3 of 5

We had a great stay, but there are a few things I would have liked to have known before we stayed here. Here is the good and the bad.

First impressions are huge for me. We pulled up to a golf cart with a duct-taped seat and a rusted patio table that was thrown to the side on the front patio. That was a tough welcome. The back patio was a tad better, but not much. Things were out of place, messy and just could have used some care. We did not go out on the back patio once. It certainly was NOT inviting. The availability of pots and pans were few, in fact my husband bought a skillet the first day there, so we could make more than one egg at a time. Finally, probably the most disappointing to me was the fact that the owner said the pool was right across the street. If I had small kids (which I don't) I would have been very upset. You can walk to the pool, but saying it is across the street is a huge exaggeration. Sometimes we took bikes or the golf cart. It wasn't far, but you can't even see the pool from the place. Since she said across the street, I thought she literally meant across the street. Finally, we tried to contact the owner about getting in early, but there was no response. She never did return my text. We really felt we were on our own once we got there!

I was VERY happy with the cleanliness and the decorating of the inside of the house. This was the most important to me. We felt comfortable and at home. There was plenty of seating and the kids enjoyed having their own space. Having the golf cart was awesome! In fact, it would be tough to stay there without it. We went to the Baytowne Wharf 3 times during our stay. The trip to and from the beach was easy, but you definitely couldn't walk!

Overall, I would actually stay here again knowing what I know. I think this would be a harder place to stay with smaller kids because there just isn't much room outside.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our yard, as you drive up to our home, is well manicured and maintained. There is a pretty shabby chic medallion decorating the front of the home which is the first welcome to our guests. The golf cart seat suffered a tear. It is being replaced with a brand new one. It had to be ordered and installed. The golf cart is in good, running condition and use is not impacted. We do have a table placed in a corner on the front patio that we use to put sunscreen, sand toys, etc. on when we come in from the beach. We inherited it from the previous owners and have always viewed it as purely functional. Now that we have read a comment about it, we will replace it. Our kitchen is very well stocked: pots, pans, casserole dishes, baking sheets, hand mixer, etc. We cook our entire Thanksgiving meal for our extended family there each year. I will check with our housekeeper to ensure multiple skillets are on site for guests. The only items on the back patio are a grill and table and chairs. The table and chairs are attractive and in good condition. The set is visible in photos on our VRBO page. Our home is one of only a few with a private, fenced backyard in the resort. It has pretty grass and mature trees which provide lovely shade. The home is on a safe, quiet cul-de-sac. The location of our home is easily located and reviewed on a map on our VRBO site. Families of all sizes - and many with small children - praise our home and its location. They have given it 5-star ratings for the 5 years we have owned the home. That means a great deal to us as a family who enjoys sharing our home with other families. We strive to be responsive to our guests as the vast majority of our reviews reflect. We encourage people to communicate with us via VRBO messaging and appreciate input that helps us to ensure everyone an enjoyable, relaxing stay. UPDATE: From my housekeeper: "There are plenty of pots and pans there. They must not have looked in the cabinet."
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5

Great family house!

  • 5 of 5

We loved how accessible the house was with great amenities (bikes, beach chairs/umbrella, golfcart, etc). The kids have their own room and washer/dryer helps! Closely located to the beach access and Baytowne Wharf. 20 min drive to Destin, 20 min to Grayton state park, and 25 min to villages of Watercolor, Seaside and Grayton. Perfect location and very clean. We loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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This was a cute beach cottage, in a great location.

  • 3 of 5

My only issue with the property was that our bathroom was still dirty upon arrival. I had to clean the mildew and hair out of the tub. The rug in the bathroom was wet and slipped across the floor. Our bedroom also flooded ......that was mother nature but did require extra laundry time due to towels, blankets, and clothing getting wet.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We had a substitute housekeeper while ours was out sick. We will never again use that substitute housekeeper. This is our home-away-from-home, and we want it to always be a clean, bright, relaxing place for all who visit.
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5

Beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as described in their advertisement plus more! Along with a gulf cart for customers use, there are bikes, beach chairs beach umbrella, beach toys for kids along with a beach wagon for all your stuff! We will probably go again next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $130
Tax Rate 11.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.