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Bedrooms 6
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Summerwind CUDA 5 bedroom 4 bath plus bunk room home private pool (Heated)

Who gets the master? No problem. This home sleeps up to 20 and has 2 master suites. Each master suite includes a comfortable living area and private bathroom. ENDLESS HOT WATER while taking a shower. The tankless gas water heater accommodates your large or small group. IMAGINE hearing and viewing the gulf from the large wrap around decks. Perfect for entertaining and viewing the Destin fireworks on occasion. This home is across the street from the beach, on a quiet road with dedicated beach access, IMAGINE a lot, large enough, to play on your very own Full Court Basketball GAME. (A UNIQUE AMENITY THAT SEPERATES THIS PROPERTY FROM MOST) and parking for 5 vehicles. After a day at the beach, IMAGINE shooting some hoops and enjoying the large, private (heated if necessary) swimming pool. Summerwind CUDA is newly remodeled and renovated with all new fixtures and furnishings and is the our 3rd addition to our 4 other vacation properties (VRBO Listing #71701 DESTIN and VRBO Listing #67499 PCB) VRBO Listing 767599. New mattresses, flat screen tvs and a comfortable chic, atmosphere awaits you. 'Welcome to Summerwind'.

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Jay Nisbet
Member since: 2005
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:
August 14, 2018

About Jay Nisbet

My bride Kristalynn and I live in Texas and have six children and 2 grandchildren. Our children range in ages 10yrs to 38yrs. We each grew up close to the ocean, I am from Boston and my bride lived in Hawaii. We love beautiful beaches and can not be away from them for long periods of time. I bought our 1st beach house (71701) for my bride's birthday. We gutted the house down to the studs and completely remodeled it. I decided to start renting the house to make up for some of the monthly expenses and it turned into a great small business. We named our home Summerwind (after the Frank Sinantra song that played at our wedding). We decided to expand in 2005 and bought another house in Panama City Beach (67499) and renovated that as well. Both houses have been a wonderful blessing for us. The families we meet and the memories they make at our homes are a precious gift. Guests have told me stories of their children asking them, 'when are we going back to our beach house'. That is so satisfying to us. Summerwind is truly your 'home away from home'.We have been looking at buying another house in 2012 and now that goal has been realized. WE DID IT!!! This is the newest addition to our collection of beach homes in the Destin-Panama City Beach area. We are so excited to get started with the new décor. We bought our 4th and fifth homes in 2015 (sold this one "cha-ching") and 2016 #767599. We are blessed again-Jesus Loves US this I know.

Jay Nisbet purchased this house in 2012

Why Jay Nisbet chose Crystal Beach

My wife and I study the Destin and Panama City Beach real estate markets. We have viewed hundreds of homes and have walked through more than I care to count. We have a well defined footprint for the vacation homes we acquire. This home not only met the criteria of our footprint, it has a wonderful southern charm to it and provides a peaceful, relaxing aura. The previous owner gave us the same warm feeling and she had put so much love into the house that it just felt like home. We also love the street it has a wonderful beach charm with sidewalks and white picket fences. We love sitting on the front porch watching families walk back and forth to the beach. The neighbors that live here full time are awesome too. We love CUDA and you will too. we also chose this property for the location and proximity to the beach. It had enough room to put in a full court basket court and kids and adults love to play.

What makes this house unique

This house has been lived in by the original owner only. It has never been on the rental program. The house is on the tax roles as being built in 1992. It was not completed until 1996 and that is when the original owner took possession. The home was well maintained and just needs a little Kristalynn (my bride) to give it the Summerwind look and feel. It has a wonderful private pool and a full court basketball court. It is a very short 60 PACES to the beach. IMAGINE seeing the gulf, you can hear it and smell it TOO. We have had several weddings in the short time we have owned the house. We have also have had several women's retreats. Imagine sitting on the front deck on a quiet street with white pickets fences just relaxing and watching the people stroll by. You have access to a extra wide walk way for walking, running, or biking less than 30 yards away. This home is located super close to restaurants, coffee shop, and shopping all within walking distance.


Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Only people listed on the contract are allowed on the property. Maximum of 6 vehicles parked at the property.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • Four Full size bathrooms with shower enclosures. TANKLESS GAS WATER HEATER Never run out of hot water while taking a shower!
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 bunk bed , Bunk Room
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Full Bed (2), Sofa (3), Bunk Beds (6) New Mattresses
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Full Court Basketball We have had several weddings and have set up tents on the basketball courts. We have also had women's retreats and men's golf outings


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average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Great accommodations.

  • 5 of 5

Family converged from four states (AR, LA, TN, TX), for thanksgiving. Space for everyone. Great location and proximity to local spots of interest, especially the beach. The pool and basketball court were icing on top. PLUS, owners are very responsive to inquiries or concerns!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys were great! We would love to have you back. Thanks for the great review!! Jay and Kristalynn
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Great house! Walking distance to the beach!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house. Especially the pool. Walking distance to the beach. Plenty of room in the house.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simply Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

This property is one of the best we've stayed so far. The accommodations are incredible! The beds are super comfortable. The backyard and pool are extraordinary. It has all the amenities you need and more. It's beautifully decorated which makes you feel right at home. Great location! just couple of blocks away from the beach and from the best grocery/retail stores & restaurants.

We'll certainly come back next year!


Veronica Pouttu

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect beach house!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our family of 7 adults and 4 children. Plenty of space!! Perfect for hide and seek :) The boys enjoyed the basketball court & pool, while the adults enjoyed patio time and the quick walk to the beach. The kitchen is fully stocked with all your cooking needs, but if you’re looking to relax and rely on others to cook on your’re only a few blocks away from any & every restaurant imaginable.

The owners were easily accessible by phone or text. Although we had no needs during our visit, it was perfect!!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy, comfortable and clean!

  • 5 of 5

Very conveniently located to the beach. The house was perfect for us. Very clean and beautifully decorated. Loved having our own pool. Beds we're super comfortable. And the owners were nice and extremely accommodating. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My staff and our children went down for a spontaneous getaway (and reward for job well done).

The house is decorated beautifully and the space is abundant. The kids loved playing hide a go seek because there are so many rooms and spaces to hide and never be found. Three large on each floor worked great for the adults...and the kids. There was eight of us and there were two bedrooms that were not even touched...SPACIOUS AND plenty of privacy!

You will not go wrong, and be proud you chose to stay at this wonderful house just feet from the walkway to the ocean. If you have a basketball player in the family.... they will be thrilled with shooting hoops on the private basketball court.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Fort Walton Beach
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Golf
1.2 Miles
Regatta Bay Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
400 Metres
Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
70 Metres
Crystal Beach
Car: recommended

There are some very good restaurants and some of the best shopping in the country. The destin area boasts to have the largest outlet shopping mall in the country. The water parks and go cart tracks are alot of fun for the kids.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $400
Property Damage Insurance $79


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund