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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 2 Baths, Sleeps 7

This luxurious two bedroom, two bath condo is on the tenth floor at Surfside Resort, a BEACHFRONT building, just east of Destin. This west-side unit has a fine ocean view to the south and a partial view to the north of Seascape golf course and the bay beyond. It offers covered parking and free superfast wi-fi for your laptops and other devices. Beach service--one umbrella & two chairs--is included too.

High ceilings, mirrored walls, tile floors, and floor-to-ceiling sliding doors create a feeling of spaciousness in this comfortable 1150 sq. ft. condo. Recently redecorated, it has a stylish contemporary tropical decor. All rooms have floor-to-ceiling sliding doors opening onto the 28 ft. balcony which is furnished for outdoor dining and sunning.

The recently remodeled kitchen is fully-equipped with stainless appliances--glasstop range, built-in microwave, French door refrigerator--all dishes, wares, utensils and small appliances including a Keurig coffee maker as well as a Mr. Coffee. The kitchen eating area has a view of the beach.

All linens are furnished except beach towels. This condo has a FULL-SIZE WASHER and DRYER.

Sleeping arranagements: The bedrooms are on opposite sides of the living area--great for two couples. The 12 x 18 master features a king-size bed, two walk-in closets, and a large remodeled bath. From the bed, you can see the surf and HEAR THE WAVES. The second bedroom contains two double beds and has its own full bath. Each bedroom has a TV and DVD. The sofa-bed sleeps two for added flexibility.

In addition to the heated pool and the beach, Surfside has two hot tubs, dry suana, and a kiddie pool. There's also a picnic area with charcoal grills and another picnic area overlooking the beach. For exercise we offer a well-equipped workout room, two tennis courts and a basketball court.

Within four miles are five golf courses, one right next door. Also close by are grocery stores, Silver Sands Designer Outlet Mall, the Shops of Sandestin, Baytowne Wharf, and numerous restaurants. Surfside has it's own excellent restaurant and bar too!

The up-scale building is unique in Destin for its concrete and steel construction, unusual angled floor plans, and carpeted interior hallways. The public areas at Surfside have recently been renovated, and our beach has been renourished since the hurricanes. COVERED PARKING means your car is always in the shade.

Keywords: Condominium, Beach front, Ocean view
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Owner

Member since: 2000

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 10
  • 1150 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    age 25. Not available to high school or college groups. Parent must be staying IN the condo with younger folks....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Our tile floors may be hard on tender knees...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    So sorry. We love animals, but only owners who live full-time in the building are permitted to have pets....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Limited Accessibility:

    no problem getting to the unit but some doorways inside the condo may present difficulties...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    12 x 18 with 2 walk-in closets and en suite bathroom...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    located in living room, suitable for children...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 double

    has its own bathroom and separate entrance into condo...moreless

  • bedrooms are on opposite sides of the living area

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    recently remodeled--has roomy shower, beautiful tilework, ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • each bedroom/bath combination can be completely locked off from the rest of the condo...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Free wireless internet for your laptop, 3 Cable TV's including a 42' HDTV, 2 DVD's, Full kitchen with all cookware & utensils, microwave, Full size Washer and Dryer inside unit. All Linens provided except beach towels, On the property are a restaurant, tiki bar, exercise room, Charcoal BBQ, 2 hottubs, Heated pool, a kiddie pool, over-sized sunning deck, Bridge to Beach, Sorry, NO PETS of any size or type, No Smoking inside unit, You must be 25 to rent at Surfside...moreless

Entertainment

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    watch the waves lapping on the sand, sun-bathers, strolling couples, beach volleyball...moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    partial view of Seascape golf course next door...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    see dolphins playing near the shore...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    table has 6 chairs but is big enough for 2 more chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    help it by closing blinds against afternoon sun...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    full size...moreless

  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage:

    multi-level garage behind the building. Your car is always in the shade...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    super-fast fiber optic system coming early 2017...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    outside lot for oversize vans. Boats and other 'drag behind' vehicles cannot park on the Surfside property....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    everything except beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    full size...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    free unlimited use of building's wi-fi system...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr. Coffee 12 cup drip, Keurig single cup maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Well-equipped--lots of pots & pans, skillets, big pasta pot. George Foreman grill, waffle iron, crock pot, toaster, Keurig coffee maker, 12 cup Mr. Coffee...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for eight plus extras. Has most everything you have at home...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    runs quietly...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    newly remodeled with sleek contemporary cabinets, stainless appliances, and all the 'stuff' you have at home...moreless

  • Microwave:

    built in over stove...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    a few basics...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    full size stainlesss French door with ice maker, new in 2012...moreless

  • Stove:

    glass top electric range with large oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    all rooms open onto the 28 ft. balcony...moreless

  • Golf:

    several courses within 4 miles of Surfside, one is next door at Seascape...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    on lawn between the building and the parking garage...moreless

  • Tennis:

    2 newly resurfaced courts on sports deck...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    available to rent at the beach...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 8 - May 19, 2017
3 night min stay
$160
$995
Early Summer
May 20 - Jun 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,395
Summer
Jun 10 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,595

Changeover Day: Saturday

4th of July week
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,695
flat fee
Late Summer
Aug 12 - Sep 8, 2017
3 night min stay
$200
$1,295
Early Fall
Sep 9 - Sep 22, 2017
3 night min stay
$160
$950
Fall break
Sep 23 - Oct 13, 2017
3 night min stay
$180
$1,195
Late Fall
Oct 14 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$160
$950
Winter, 2017-18
Nov 1 - Mar 16, 2018
3 night min stay
$110
$695 $1,495
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $90
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

$200 deposit at the time of reservation, converts to a damage deposit upon arrival and is refundable after the stay if all is in order.

2.9% card fee for payments made using a credit or debit card

Full rent due 30 days before arrival. Weekly rentals only, Saturday - Saturday, during spring break and summer.

No pets

No smoking

I do not rent to high school or college groups. A parent must be staying IN the condo with those under age 25


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Location

  • Pompano Joe's

    "Always busy. Parking often a problem. Food is good, bar is busy. Noisy. Under 30s will lov..."

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  • Destin Commons

    "Has Belk's Dept store and huge number of smaller stores, many chains. Restaurants too. Mul..."

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  • The Village of Baytowne Wharf

    "Nice place to go just to see what's there and drive thru part of SanDestin. Restaurants not..."

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  • Whale's Tail At Seascape

    "More of a bar than restaurant. Can walk in from the beach, often has live music. Open for b..."

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  • Silver Sands Premium Outlets

    "Closest serious shopping mall to Surfside. Has all the big outlet chains. Parking lot FILL..."

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  • Captain Dave's On The Gulf

    "My personal favorite of the nearby restaurants; have never had a bad meal there. They do sea..."

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  • Ocean Club Restaurant

    "Another personal favorite. Excellent food with an early bird menu. Great bar with 'meat mar..."

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  • Grand Boulevard

    "Rather expensive stores and restaurants. Has a movie theater too. On east end is a strip m..."

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  • 790 On The Gulf

    "For special occasions and worth every penny. Inside a beachfront boutique hotel"

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  • Cuvee Destin

    "On Hwy. 98, known for its happy hour. Eat at the bar and skip the over=priced dining room."

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  • Eden Gardens State Park

    "About 20 miles east, but its grounds are lovely. Ancient huge live oak is worth seeing."

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  • The Surf Hut

    "Within walking distance east. Can walk in from the beach side. Food is overpriced but has ..."

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  • Cabana Cafe

    "Located in Ariel Dunes I behind Surfside. Entrance on east end of building. Very informal,..."

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  • Bonefish Grill

    "Part of a small chain, serves excellent Asian-fusion food. Nice bar, plenty of parking, but ..."

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  • US Post Office

    "Easy in and out with rarely a line at the window"

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  • Carrabba's Italian Grill

    "The best Carrabba's I've ever been to."

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  • The Fresh Market

    "Here's where to get top notch prepared food and salads to eat at home."

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  • Dairy Queen

    "I happen to LOVE their milkshakes. Just a short walk west in a little strip center"

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  • Marco's Pizza

    "Eat in or carry out. Best pizza close to Surfside, in Winn Dixie shopping center"

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  • Publix Super Market

    "Good overall grocery store"

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Car: Recommended

Rental of Waverunners and assorted boats at the beach, Parasailing next door. Near Silver Sands Outlet Mall --SHOP TILL YOU DROP!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: I'm a former English teacher and my husband is retired from the insurance industry. We live in suburban Atlanta. Since we have lots of free time now, we grow tomatoes, read, watch HGTV and PBS, play pickleball and go out ballroom dancing on weekends. We spend a lot of time at the beach off-season. The snow white sand and turquoise waters are simply awesome !

Why the Owner Chose Miramar Beach, FL, USA:
When we began anticipating retirement, we wanted to find a 2nd home on a beautiful beach within easy driving distance from Atlanta. Destin is absolutely the best beach town we've ever visited. Surfside is a particularly sturdy building in a great location near the best shopping and entertainment.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Over the years, we have enjoyed fixing up our condo, redecorating it to make it just like home--only better. We have a wonderful gulf view from our balcony, and eat most of our meals out there. The sugar-sand beach is only a few feet from the front door of the building. We love to get fresh seafood from the local market, cook it at home, and enjoy it with a great bottle of wine overlooking the ocean, the sound of waves for background music. Ah-h-h, life is good.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

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Photos

  • view from the balcony at high tide

    view from the balcony at high tide

  • East side of Surfside with skybridge from pool to the beach

    East side of Surfside with skybridge from pool to the beach

  • living room with tile floor, sofa bed, and floor to ceiling sliding doors

    living room with tile floor, sofa bed, and floor to ceiling sliding doors

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • 2nd bedroom with two double beds

    2nd bedroom with two double beds

  • new stainless appliances

    new stainless appliances

  • 2nd bathroom

    2nd bathroom

  • umbrellas at the beach

    umbrellas at the beach

  • restaurant dining room overlooks the beach

    restaurant dining room overlooks the beach

  • pool with shower house, taken from skybridge to the beach

    pool with shower house, taken from skybridge to the beach

  • exercise room

    exercise room

  • Surfside--west side.  Our condo a little left of center and 2/3 up

    Surfside--west side. Our condo a little left of center and 2/3 up

  • Surfside's beach. Leave your footprints in the sand

    Surfside's beach. Leave your footprints in the sand

  • mirrored dining room can seat eight

    mirrored dining room can seat eight

  • master bedroom has a view of the beach

    master bedroom has a view of the beach

  • newly remodeled kitchen

    newly remodeled kitchen

  • Remodeled master bath

    Remodeled master bath

  • all rooms open onto 28 ft. balcony

    all rooms open onto 28 ft. balcony

  • bar with TVs and food service.  Gets hoppin' at happy hour

    bar with TVs and food service. Gets hoppin' at happy hour

  • two hottubs on the pool deck

    two hottubs on the pool deck

  • poolside tiki bar

    poolside tiki bar

  • tennis, volleyball, and basketball on the sports deck

    tennis, volleyball, and basketball on the sports deck

  • autumn sunset at Surfside

    autumn sunset at Surfside

VRBO #4587

This listing was first published here in 2000.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 22, 2017

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