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Sunrise from Your Balcony

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,356 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Unit #513, is located in Ft Walton Beach on Okaloosa Island. Three-hundred feet of picturesque, gulf-front views of the beach and the clear, blue waters of the Emerald Coast are the finest in the area. Just four miles from the popular vacation spot, Destin, Florida, yet very close to restaurants, shopping, and all water activities - without the traffic. This unit an end unit and is one of four with the largest floor plans in the building with lots of light, a view of the gulf from each room, and one of few covered parking spaces. The living room has two sliding glass door that open to a wraparound deck. Master bedroom has king-size bed, private bathroom, 37' flat screen TV and a balcony with a gulf view. 2nd BR has Queen bed with a balcony with a gulf view and private bathroom. Each bedroom has a flat screen TV. The unit has washer/dryer, and full kitchen with Kuerig, giving couples or families luxurious, comfortable accommodations. Along with the 2 bedrooms the unit has bunks in the hallway, and a queen-size sleeper sofa in the living room that will sleep up to eight in your party.

Shuttle service around Ft Walton Beach/Okaloosa Island and to Destin is provided by the Okaloosa County Transit. The mini-bus runs Monday-Friday from 5:30 AM to 11:00 PM and Saturdays from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Sunday service is available through early September. Stops are made at restaurants, shopping, beach locations and the new Emerald Coast Convention Center.

Ft Walton Beach/Okaloosa Island has great restaurants - Old Bay Steamer, The Summerhouse, Pandora's, Fudpuckers, Anglers, Pranzos and more.

The Okaloosa Golf Center has a driving range and 9-Hole Par 3 Golf Course (next to the Emerald Coast Convention Center). Okaloosa Regional Airport(VPS) is convenient to Okaloosa Island with service by Delta, ASA/Delta Connection, Continental, Northwest, and Comair.

Come relax and enjoy the ideal vacation at our unit in the lovely, Pelican Isle, gulf-front condominium on Okaloosa Island where you can spend time in peace and quiet or join in the many on-site and local activities.

We know your vacation time is valuable so how else to enjoy by staying at the best on the beach. You will love the views from the balcony, the white-sand beach, the heated pool and hot tub, outside charcoal grills and the many local attractions - Big Kahunas Water Park, Fort Walton Indian Temple Mound Museum, Florida's Gulfarium. Please note that our rates are competitively priced. We want to share our island paradise with you so book early and often. Your home away from home is waiting for you.

More Details

Kim Rouse
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2018

About Kim Rouse

I was born in Massachusetts and grew up only a mile from the Atlantic ocean and just loved the beach. While serving in the U.S. Navy I was stationed in Gulfport, MS and got a taste of the Gulf Coast and promised myself that one day I would be back. This is my dream and want to share it with you.

Kim Rouse purchased this condo in 2012

Why Kim Rouse chose Fort Walton Beach

I spent my birthday weekend at Pelican Isle and fell in love. So I inquired about a condo for sale on the other end of the one I stayed in. Within exactly 2 months of my stay I officially owned my very own condo in Fort Walton Beach with the best view of the gulf.

What makes this condo unique

Vacation Rental Amenities:

Heated pool

Jacuzzi in the Master bath

MBR Gulf View and Balcony

2nd Bedroom Gulf View and Balcony

Extended Balcony off the Family room

Full Size Washer/Dryer

Exercise Room

Gathering room

Gulf View from all Rooms.

High Speed Internet in Unit.

Non-smoking unit.

Flat Screen TV's in Bedrooms and Flat Screen TV DVD/VCR player in FR.


Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1356 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Additional bunks in hallway and queen sofa sleeper in living room
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Average Monthly Temperature’s January Average High: 61° F Average Low: 37° F February Average High Temperature: 65° F Average Low Temperature: 40° F March Average High Temperature: 71° F Average Low Temperature: 46° F April Average High Temperature: 78° F Average Low Temperature: 51° F May Average High Temperature: 84° F Average Low Temperature: 60° F June Average High Temperature: 90° F Average Low Temperature: 68° F July Average High Temperature: 91° F Average Low Temperature: 71° F August Average High Temperature: 91° F Average Low Temperature: 71° F September Average High Temperature: 88° F Average Low Temperature: 66° F October Average High Temperature: 80° F Average Low Temperature: 54° F November Average High Temperature: 72° F Average Low Temperature: 46° F December Average High Temperature: 64° F Average Low Temperature: 39° F


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Sunrise from Your Balcony
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Wonderful Condo!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was spacious and had more than enough room for entire family (2 adults & 4 teens). We didn't use the bunks, but instead put air mattresses in the 2nd bedroom to create a "kids bedroom" this proved to work perfect so we could get up and sip some coffee and enjoy the mornings without disturbing the teens. The furniture was comfortable and the set up allowed us ample opportunity to enjoy lots of family time together in one room, which is extremely hard to find for a family six in a condo!!!! The beach chairs were an exceptional bonus!

Kim was by far one of the best owners we've ever rented from!!! My friend stayed in another condo, same building as us, run by a management company and she didn't receive near the customer service and attention to details as we did!!! When we go back to the emerald coast, we would definitely rent from Kim & this condo again!!! Thanks so much for sharing your home away from home with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, clean, and kim is great to work with. A few more towels would be great. But other than that perfect.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We strive to make sure our guests are comfortable and have a clean place with an awesome view of the ocean to enjoy that vacation and family! We want I guests to keep coming back! Thank you!
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Baldwin, Georgia

Loved the condo, perfect place for my family.

  • 4 of 5

Loved the vacation on Okaloosa Island. The ocean is my happy place! The only problem we had was unavoidable, the weather and the water. It was mostly cloudy with light showers off an on all week. We did have two fairly decent days where the sun actually made an appearance. The ocean was filled with seaweed and was so yucky, we did not want to get in it. This is FIRST time we had ever had that experience on the island, in the many years we have been coming there. However, I dearly love to just sit and look at the water and listen to the waves, so I was happy. My family also told me that they enjoyed being there and had a good time. A relaxing, stress free week was good for us all! We laughed a lot and enjoyed our time together! Nice place to stay, will do so again.


  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great condo. I have been to this condo several times and would not stay any where else. The condo is huge and has many amenities. Kim is awesome to work with and she is very accommodating. It is super clean and the views are extraordinary. I highly recommend this condo. Thank you very much Kim.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spot for all!

  • 5 of 5

My family has stayed in several places in the Destin/Ft. Walton area. THIS is a perfect spot! The beach isn't too busy. Chairs and umbrella service included in rental is a perfect amenity. We arrived to a clean, bright space. Little things like hand soaps in the bathrooms and kitchen, as well as a full size dish soap in the kitchen...little things are big things when you travel so far. Very large space, giving everyone their own room to relax and roam. Absolutely love this rental. The owner, Kim, was prompt with responses when setting up rental agreement and during our stay when we had questions.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm really appreciative of your kind comments and it helps so much when renting to others. we hope you remember us on your next trip to Fort Walton Beach. Thank you !
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Very nice condo

  • 4 of 5

I did a lot of searching for a condo on the beach and my pick was worth the time. It is on the 5th floor corner of the building with a view to die for. If you are looking for a clean, quite and roomy condo this is for you. Thank you Ms Kim for sharing your place with us.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank Lelia for the very nice review. We do our best to make our condo a place where you and your family are comfortable and will make memories. We look forward to hearing from you on your next trip to Fort Walton Beach, FL.
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Car: recommended

One of Okaloosa Island best values . Luxury condo at the Pelican Isle Resort (built in 2002). Platinum graded condo, pristine beaches, low density Okaloosa Island, 10 minutes west of Destin and its restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. Come enjoy the beautiful beaches. Check our rates.

* spectacular sunrise and sunset

* gulf front heated pool, spa, and picnic area

* free use of gulf front fitness center

* free high speed cable internet access

* free use of 2 beach chairs and umbrella


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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