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Ocean Breezes-5BR- OPEN 9/24-9/26 $1343! Walk2Beach-PRIV Pool-Remodeled-FunPass

Sleeps17
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 3,250 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Bedrooms 5, Bathrooms 4.5, Sleeps 17

Top Reasons to Book this Spectacular Home Across from Beach!

* Fun Pass- 2 Daily Tix! (see below)

* Across from Gulf! Private Pool w/Porches and Balconies

* Beach Access is about 500 ft away at Shirah St

* 2017 Remodel:Updated flooring on main level, NEW kitchen & DR table

* 2017 Remodel:New kitchenware, barstools, bedding, & fresh decor throughout.

* Carriage House across Pool Courtyard w/Full Kichen

* Professionally Managed, 24/7 service

*SNOWBIRD / 55+ RENTAL* Snowbird Season is November through February on a monthly basis. The monthly rate is $3000 per month + $1500 refundable deposit and taxes/fees. To reserve, please contact us (Property Manager) to give you a quote with this Special Rate. Currently, this can't be booked online.

Ocean Breezes is the perfect gulf view luxury vacation retreat for your group! RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET FROM BEACH! No need to share a community pool and grills - you have a private pool and grill! No need to get frustrated trying to find parking around the beach - you can walk 500 ft to the closest beach access.

This lovely, gulf view, 5 bedroom, 4 and 1/2 bath home sleeps 17 with private pool, great location, just minutes away to all the dining, attractions, golf, shopping, and nightlife that Destin and Sandestin are famous for. Proximity to the beach means no parking, shuttles, and overcrowded beaches. Fabulous Remodel in 2017! Kitchen is fabulous, HUGE Master Suite has Wet Bar, Balcony Access and Bath with Jetted Tub, Dual Vanities and Glassed in Shower. Need elbow room? Enjoy the carriage house with living room and full kitchen right across from the pool courtyard. Your private pool, located in a beautifully landscaped courtyard, can be heated for an additional $43/nt per night.

Fun Pass-Destin Adventurer: As a gift to you, FREE activities are included every day of your stay! Enjoy TWO free admissions each day to some of the area's most popular attractions: Baytowne Adventure Zone, Sea Blaster's Snorkeling, Sea Blaster's Dolphin Cruise, Big Kahuna's Water Park, and Unlimited DVD Rentals! Snorkeling available May-Sept, Dolphin Cruise available Mar-Oct, Water Park available Mem. Day-Labor Day, all other activities are year-round.

The Bed Setup:

On the first floor is a bunk room with 2 bunk beds, one with a full mattress on the bottom (sleeps 5) and a pull out sleeper sofa in the living room. There's a full and a 1/2 bath on this floor. The second floor has two masters, each with king bed and a private balcony, one has a private bath and a wet bar. There's a bedroom with a queen bed and a hall bath.

There's a carriage house featuring a bedroom with a queen bed, a full bathroom, a second living area, complete with kitchen and a queen sleeper sofa.

There's a playground located one block north of the house in a nearby church - walk the kids over for a change of pace.

Area Attractions:

Close by is Destin Commons, a beautifully landscaped, pedestrian-friendly area and a great family venue where children will love to play in the interactive water fountains. Also for the younger guests, a nautically/pirate themed outdoor playground features a 1,750 square foot soft play area with various creatures from the sea, slides, and a treasure chest! Destin Commons also has a mini-train for the kids. Destin Commons features over 75 shops and restaurants, including Godiva Chocolates, AMC Movie Theaters and Bass Pro Shop.

Our policies for renting to under 25's are:

1. an extra $100 per person ($1000 min. for houses/$500 min. for condos) refundable CASH damage deposit, to be paid at time of check in

2. extra 25% premium

3. check-in at office

4. you must be present for a check-out inspection

More Details

Property Manager
RealJoy Reservations
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About RealJoy Reservations

Real Joy Vacations is a professional property management company located in Destin, Florida. We provide Vacation Rentals in Destin, Okaloosa Island, SanDestin, 30A, and Panama City Beach! Something for everyone! We have Affordable family rentals as well as Beachfront Condos and Luxury Homes with Pools! Grab your Swimsuit and enjoy the spectacular emerald green water and sugar white sands of Northwest Florida! By utilizing the latest technology to provide our guests with timely property updates and having maintenance available 24/7 at the tap of a button, we help to provide you with a stress-free stay. The cleanliness of our properties is a high priority. Providing keyless entries so you don’t have to fumble with keys is for your ultimate security. We price competitively, and above all, want you to enjoy your experience. Let us put the Real Joy into your vacation!

Why RealJoy Reservations chose Scenic Gulf Drive West

The Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida is an amazing destination for your beach vacation! Sugar white sands and emerald green waters await. Whether your idea of relaxation is people watching on a beachfront balcony or being right in the middle of the action, we can help you find the vacation property that’s right for you. Our maintenance team, on call 24/7, and our friendly staff will help you to have a wonderful trip!

What makes this house unique

Real Joy Vacations manages properties to fit all budgets! Whether you are looking for a beachfront location, a luxury home with a private pool, or would like a budget-friendly, walk to the beach option, we have properties in all shapes and sizes! Most of our properties come with the Real Joy Fun Pass, which gives you one or two free tickets to daily attractions each night of your stay along with unlimited DVD rentals. Our offerings are fantastic for families because they give you room to spread out. With substantially more space than the average hotel room, most of our properties offer separate living areas, full kitchens, and washer/dryers. Our guests can cook their own meals if they wish and launder their things if needed. You can count on the Real Joy team’s extensive property management experience. From our excellent customer service reps to our cleaning crew, we want you to have a wonderful stay.

Amenities

Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Fab Tilework, Two Vanities, Jetted Tub and Glassed in Shower
    Half Bath on Main Level - toilet
    Main Level - toilet , shower , Walk in Shower and Laundry Room
    Carriage House - toilet , shower , Lovely Tiled Glassed in Shower
    Second Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Master - 1 king , Fab Master Suite with Seating area, wet bar, amazing bath!
    Bunkroom - 1st floor - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , Bunkroom has two sets of bunkbeds, 3 twins, 1 full, sleeps 5
    Living Room 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sleeper sofa in second living room
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sleeper sofa in living room
    Carriage House - 1 queen , Queen Bed in the Carriage House
    Second King - 2nd Floor - 1 king
    Queen Bedroom - 2nd Floor - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

3.7/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

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Ocean Breezes-5BR- OPEN 9/24-9/26 $1343! Walk2Beach-PRIV Pool-Remodeled-FunPass
average rating of 3.7142856 based on 14 reviews
3

Very nice house

  • 3 of 5

Overall, this house is very nice and in great condition. We loved the living areas and the pool. We had 2 problems with our stay. First, the beach access across the street is closed, because someone is beginning to build there. So you have to walk 4-5 blocks to get to find public beach space (a lot of the beach in the area is private for various condos). This would not have been a huge issue if it had been disclosed, and if we had been just adults. We had several small children with us and the walk/hauling stuff was not fun. The other issue was the non-working internet/wifi. We called about this twice, and they were very responsive, but the people they sent were unable to fix it.

If neither of these things are issues for you, this really is a great property. The management company was great to work with and provided a lot of information/communication.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, thank you for your feedback. We're happy that you found the house in great condition, loved the living areas and the pool.. this home is one of our favorites! Regarding your issue with beach access, we don't advertise that there is beach access across the street because that is privately owned property. The closest beach access is at Shirah St about 500 feet away. We have that information in all of our marketing, but are going to put it into a bullet point to make it more clear for future guests. We're sorry that our people weren't able to get the wifi fixed for you during your stay, but are happy you thought we were great to work with and provided a lot of information. Again, thank you for your feedback and thank you for staying with Real Joy.
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4

Beautiful house, great pool location but sub-par kitchen

  • 4 of 5

The house was very well laid out and the renovations were beautiful. We loved the pool and how private the location of it was. It was perfect for our group however, the kitchen was poorly appointed and didn’t have enough pots, skillets and serving type dishes for the number of people the house sleeps. That is one of the reasons that we rent large houses, we have multiple families that like to cook and this house made that difficult. In addition, the kitchen was dirty. We had to run many of the dishes and all of the silverware though the dishwasher before we could use it. The silverware caddy and drawer was so dirty that I had to clean it out before putting anything back in it. There was a broken towel rack in the powder room that was just stuck under the sink instead of repaired. The master bedroom has a wet bar and there is a window above it that doesn’t have a blind. If you are on the “shared” upper deck, you can see the master bed from that window. It was a little unsettling all week. I would consider renting this house again if these issues were fixed.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Amy, thank you for your feedback. We're glad that you found the home very well laid out with beautiful renovations. We're glad you enjoyed the pool and how private the location was also. We wish that you had contacted us about any pots, skillets or serving dishes that you felt the home was lacking and we would have brought some out to you and would have cleaned the silverware caddy for you. The inspector probably didn't have time to repair the towel rack before your arrival. We will let our property maintenance team know about your suggestion to put a blind over the window in the master's wet bar area. Again, thank you for your feedback and thank you for staying with Real Joy.
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5

Great house for our family Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house for my family and we all fit in very comfortably. My grand kids loved the bunk room! (I have 8) Nice master bedroom and Updated kitchen. Loved sitting on the open front and back porches. Just a walk across the street for the beach. Loved the private pool and the Guest house above the 2 car garage with its own private kitchen. We will be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback on your stay at Ocean Breezes! We love this home's location just across from the Gulf, the private pool, carriage house plus porches and balconies. We hope you come back to visit Destin and thank you again for staying with Real Joy!
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4

Great house, perfect for our large family gathering

  • 4 of 5

We loved many aspects of the house, including the cute decor and the beatiful rooms. The pool was perfect for the kids and we loved having the grill as an option for outdoor cooking. The fridge went out while we were there and Real Joy took very good care of us making sure we had a replacement.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback on your stay at this wonderful home. We’re so glad you enjoyed the amenities this house has to offer as well as the pool and outdoor grill. We’re glad to hear that your fridge situation was handled promptly while staying with us. Thanks again for your feedback and thank you for staying with Real Joy!
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5

Great place!!! Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Loved house! Just a walk to the beach!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback on your stay at Ocean Breezes! We love this home’s location just across from the Gulf! Thanks again for your feedback and thank you for staying with Real Joy!
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4

Classy, spacious house right across from the beach

  • 4 of 5

The house, carriage house, pool, and location were all wonderful. There was plenty of room, with lots of sleeping space. The furnishings were very nice and clearly well taken care of. The kitchen was very swanky with brand new appliances and a wine cooler. We loved the wide porches and massive bathrooms. The only draw back from this experience was the fact that we could not check in until 4 pm. That was a bit of a hassle. Other than that, great experience.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback on your stay at this stunning home. We’re so glad you enjoyed this spacious house and the pool. The upgrades to the kitchen are awesome! We're sorry for the inconvenience of a late check in. We value your referrals and hope you will come back to visit! Thanks again for choosing Real Joy!
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS)
Nearest Beach
Gorgeous Crystal Beach! Right across the street!
Car: recommended

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Taxes and fees are additional

Notes

  • Varies
  • US Dollars
  • Rates shown are base rates & do not include tax, processing fee and cleaning
  • Nightly minimums range from 2 to 7 nights, depending on the season
  • We offer optional trip insurance for an add'l 7%
  • 30% down at time of booking, non-refundable
  • Balance due 30 days prior to arrival
  • SNOWBIRDS* $3000/mo + $1500 deposit - Nov through February

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