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Just A Few Minutes Walk To The Beach! Private Pool! Sleeps 8 +1

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,640 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bed/3 Baths, Private Pool , short walk to the beach and restaurants

This beautiful two-story home is one and a half blocks from the beautiful Crystal Beach of Destin with crystal white sand and emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. This home is warm and inviting with a cozy, yet elegant coastal feel. The property has it all.. tile flooring, WIFI, flat screen TV's; including a 50' TV/DVD in the living area and comfortable furnishings. The master bedroom is on the 2nd floor and includes a beautiful contemporary king bed, a twin chair sleeper, a desk, if you dare to work on vacation, flat screen with dvd, and balcony access from both sides! The master bathroom features dual sinks, a large walk in closet and a jetted tub. Also on the 2nd floor, you will find the coastal elegant blue and white guest bedroom with two antique full beds, flat screen TV, an occasional chair, and access to the guest bathroom with a shower/tub combo. On the ground floor, you will love the living room, that includes a very comfortable (new) leather sectional, a roomy side chair, a pub table, a fireplace (for those chilly nights in the winter), a dining table for 6. Another set of french doors open to the front balcony from the living room. The kitchen is fully equipped with full size stainless steel appliances and everything you need to make a home cooked meal. Just to the right of the kitchen you will find the third bedroom with two nice twin beds with a fresh coastal look, Flat screen TV with DVD. This bedroom opens to the back deck and patio area. There is a full bathroom with vanity, shower/tub combo adjoining the guest bedroom. For your convenience, you will find a full size washer and dryer. Soak up the sun on the large sundeck surrounding the in- ground private pool with plenty of patio chairs and loungers! The pool is fully enclosed with a fence for small children! We will also provide a stroller, high chair, pack & play upon request (things you don't have to pack).. The driveway will accommodate up to four vehicles. A beach cart with chairs, umbrella, and cooler is provided for your convenience. Try A Dose of Destin in Crystal Beach with the all the white picket fences and close proximity to the beautiful Gulf. Great Restaurants and shopping just steps away as well as Golf and Tennis just minutes away. We all need a little Dose of Destin

Property Manager
owner rentals
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 16, 2017

About owner rentals

We take a lot of pride in our home and choose to be 'hands-on owners.' We realize vacations are very special and we will do all we can to make sure 'A Dose of Destin' more than meets your home away expectations.

owner rentals purchased this house in 2012

Why owner rentals chose Scenic Gulf Drive West

We absolutely love the Gulf Coast. It offers everything we love, the most beautiful beaches...reminds us of the Cayman Islands. After retiring, we chose to purchase a home in the Destin area to use as our Vacation Destination! This location is perfect for tennis players, golfers, bike riding or simply just relaxing at the beach or by the pool. Great shopping and dining within walking distance. We hope you will visit and take home memories from a 'Dose of Destin!'

What makes this house unique

The main attractions of 'a Dose of Destin' is the proximity to the beautiful beach with easy access, wrap around balconies and the pool installed in 2013. With so many renovations we were able to add a few touches that really made this house our own. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.


Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Master Bedroom Bath on Upper Level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bedroom #2 on Upper Level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bedroom #3 on Lower Level
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 3- Main Level - 2 twin/ single , Access to Back Deck
    Bedroom 2 Upstairs - 2 double , Upstairs
    Bedroom 1 Master Upstairs - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upstairs, access to Balcony 1 King/1 twin sleeper chair
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Private pool with seating Grill area/Dining Walking distance to attractions Great for Entertaining Very close to excellent golf and tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Just A Few Minutes Walk To The Beach! Private Pool! Sleeps 8 +1
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews

Very cute and clean. Perfect for our family of 9. Plenty of space in and out. Great pool.

  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our home for your vacation and for making A Dose of Destin your destination. We appreciate your taking the time to send a review of our property. This helps us as an owner to know what we are doing right and what we need to do better. ❤️Thanks again
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best beach house we've stayed in.

  • 5 of 5

A Dose of Destin is the best beach house we've ever stayed in. I'm a single mom on a very tight budget, so large homes isn't in the realm of possibilities for me. This home was absolutely the right price and perfect size for us. Each room has its own bathroom. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to make meals, and it truly feels like a home. The pool was awesome for the kids...they loved it more than the beach. The walk to the beach is super quick, just a block away, and it's perfectly located near shops and restaurants. The beach cart and beach chairs were wonderful because that was one less thing we had to bring. Honestly, all you need when you come to this home is your clothes, shower stuff and food...they have everything else you neeed. Noreena was wonderful to work with. I would recommend A Dose of Destin to anyone going to Destin...and I will most certainly rent this home again. More than pleased with everything. Definitely 5-star for me!! Can't wait to come back!!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A vacation made in heaven

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at "A Dose of Destin' the month of February 2017. What a delightful stay. Noreen and Lonnie's home is furnished to provide a comfortable 'vibe'. All appliances were top of the line; mattresses so comfortable and the layout gave the inhabitants privacy. Being from the North and avid readers 'cooped' up all winter; our favorite spots were all the various outdoor seating areas. We enjoyed most hours of the day outside on the porches, deck, lawn and pool area reading. Evening was met with a short walk to the white sandy beach to view the stunning sunsets. Thanks Noreen and Lonnie for providing us with a great relaxing stay.

Bonnie & Jerry

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were Blessed to have the two of you as our guests in February. You took such good care of our property and we are really glad you enjoyed your stay. Blessings to you and your Family.
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Family Vacay

  • 5 of 5

There were 6 of us and the home had plenty of room for us and even more. There was everything you need both in the home and on the property for the pool and the beach. It is within 3-5 min walk from the beach. The location is pretty much central to anything you might need and within minutes. The Walmart is well stocked and has everything you would need in one place, so you don't have to run around a lot for supplies. Love the balcony and the decks, great for morning coffee and evening dessert or even dinner outside on the back patio area. It was so well set up we only ate out twice. Owners are very attentive and understanding.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the generous review and for taking such good care of our home. We do appreciate your feedback, it helps us as owners and perspective guests as well. Hope you consider us if you come back to Crystal Beach...
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Cary, NC

Spring Break 2016

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely loved this home! The owners are awesome to work with, the house is well stocked with everything we would need. The location is great... maybe not steps to the beach but not a bad walk for young people. We used another beach access where we could park and have access to bathrooms. The beds were very comfortable and the bathrooms were perfect. The surrounding activities, resturants and shopping were very good lots of activities for families. The swimming pool was nice, had some leaves in it but didn't really matter because it was a bit too chilly so we just soaked our feet in the pool. We would come back and stay at a Dose of Destin again!!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are really happy you enjoyed your stay. I would like to clarify a few things 1)...we do have our pool serviced every week, it is either serviced on Thursdays or Fridays each week...peak season we have pool service 2/week. Unfortunately weather dictates what happens in between service and guest arrivals. We do leave a pool net for guest use. I would love to have it cleaned before guest arrival on Saturdays but cannot find a service to work on Saturdays. The second clarification is our house in relation to the beach... some folks like a very specific distance, our house is one and a half blocks from the Crystal Beach access, that said, I walk that distance in 10 minutes, that would vary from person to person. I too like the Hutchinson access to the beach with the bathrooms, water fountain, showers, etc. much easier for the elderly/children, (they have steps and a ramp to the beach) this exit is two and a half blocks from our home. We have guests who use both accesses.. I speak directly with guests on this subject on a regular basis. It is always a specific conversation depending on their particular needs. Thanks again for the review and the positive points , we also like to make sure we respond/clarify, and correct any other issues that need our attention. Thank you again for taking the time to write a review.
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Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for our spring break trip from Texas. There were six of us, two adults, two teens and two tweens. We all had our own space. Both of our daughters brought a friend. Each daughter and friend got their own bedroom and bathroom. The master suite was devine! With a great balcony and plenty of space, this place was just perfect. We made our meals each night in the well appointed kitchen. We were able to do our laundry from the beach each day in the full size washer and dryer. At night, we all sat in the large living area on the lovely leather couch and watched movies on the HUGE tv and Roku. When we finally made it to the beach, it was glorious. Crystal blue water and white sand that looked and felt like snow, only not cold. It was just a couple of blocks to the beach from the house and we made the trip often, sometimes a couple of times a day. It was so close, it was an easy walk. We so enjoyed this vacation and we definitely intend to return next year! I really don't think we could have done any better and Noreena was a pleasure to deal with. When the time changed (spring forward) the first day we were there, we were unable to use our code to get in. Noreena was quick to get back with me and work out a way to get us in the house. You can't go wrong with a Dose of Destin!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking such good care of our home and your wonderful review. Next year I will definitely account for the time change associated with the lock...silly me, just thought since it is time sensitive it would have taken the time change into account.. :) Never assume! So glad your Family had a great time and we hope you do consider us again next year. We value the time and money you invest in a vacation with your Family.. Thanks again for allowing A Dose of Destin to be part of your priceless Family vacation memories.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
2 Blocks
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Scenic Hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: not necessary

This beautiful house is centrally located near the beach; with access to shopping malls,golfing, tennis,waterpark and fine dining.


Rates & Availability

Crystal Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 27 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Aug 12 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning Fee $227 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Nightly rates vary from $200.00 to $300.00 depending on season
Taxes and Fees not included in base rent
7 Night Min for weeks which include Memorial Day, Thanksgiving or Christmas Holiday
7 Night Stays check-in Saturday afternoon and check-out Saturday morning
No Spring Breakers during the Spring, (sorry) Families Welcome
Rates based on up to 9 Guests

Visa, MasterCard,Discover & Checks accepted

$400.00 Refundable Security/Deposit at the time of Booking which turns into Damage Protection during stay. Refunded within 2 weeks of departure provided no reports of property loss/damage.

50% of the rate must be paid 60 days prior to arrival, and 100% must be paid 30 days prior to Reservation.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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