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Beautiful Okaloosa Island Townhome Ready for Family & Friends

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Town House, 2 Bedrooms, Bunk Beds, Sleeper Sofa, Bassinet, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8

This adorable and colorful 'Beach' decorated 2 story town house is ideal for families and snow birds who enjoy the comforts and privacy of a home. First floor has living and dining room, kitchen with breakfast counter, Master bedroom with attached bathroom. The 2nd floor includes a large bedroom, bathroom, bunk beds, and a large air conditioned sunroom that is perfect for the kids to play in or watch TV. Guests will be able to enjoy a fenced patio and garden with year round flowers. To expand home cooking options a large 4-burner Stainless Steel Gas BBQ is provided for guest use. A private driveway is right out front large enough for 3 to 4 vehicles. Small pets are welcome as long as they are behaved and cleaned up after, a small pet door is available to the patio. A new addition to the house are 2 Bikes that you can use to leisurely explore the Island on 2 wheels!

Many Island restaurants, the top island bar and pizzeria, Island nightlife, and the beach are within a 1 to 4 minute walk. A public beach park complete with restrooms and life guard is located 1500 feet away. Beach services are available, but the owner has provided a Beach Cart with beach chairs, Sun Umbrella, and towels for guest use. Additionally the owner has some Golf clubs, and fishing poles available for guest use.

The townhouse is located about ½ mile from Hwy 98 right off of Santa Rosa Blvd with convenient access to Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and the whole Gulf Coast.

A number of Island Cats call this house their home, please read additional details under 'Pets'.

More Details

Cecil Jones
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Cecil Jones

We are retired USAF military members and live on Okaloosa Island ourselves only 2 miles to the west of our rental townhouse.

Cecil Jones purchased this townhome in 1989

Why Cecil Jones chose Fort Walton Beach

We have owned this town house since the late 80's and it was used by a family member until recently. In 2013 we completed a renovation of the interior including new paint and ceilings, bathroom upgrades and new appliances.

What makes this townhome unique

This town house is at the center of Okaloosa Island amenities within easy walking access to over 4 nearby restaurants, favorite Island Bars, and the Islands Beautiful Beach. A new Okaloosa Island Family oriented Mini-Golf course (& Ice Cream Shop) is now open about 600 feet from our townhouse. Additionally 3 different Boat and SeaDoo rental facilities, and the Harbor Walk beach recreation, restaurants and fishing pier are just 2 miles away, and the Luckiest Fishing Village Destin is only 8 miles down the road plus you are in the middle of all the Emerald Coast shopping and recreation activities (Pensacola to Panama City), -- only minutes away by car or the Island bus service, day or night. Come and enjoy what Island Time is all about.

Guestbook comments from the owner

23-27 May13

What a great place!

You know that you picked the right place when the other people you met on vacation in the area second guess the choice they made to stay directly on the beach.

We brought so much stuff that went unpacked because everything was here.

It was an amazing vacation.


Eric & Kristin


We enjoyed our stay here. Thank you for letting us stay here!

Jay & Joann


It was neat what a wonderful environment loved the garden, the décor,, the art – wish my grandchildren had been here to play with the precious doll house and garden what a creative play environment for all ages. Thank you for allowing Corderoy to come with us. He left no foot prints. It was great having family together.


May 2013
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Destin-FtWalton Beach International Arpt (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Helen Back Bar & Pizzeria
Nearest Golf
150 Metres
Okaloosa National Minature Golf
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
AJ's Oyster Shanty (Bar & Restaurant)
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Blue Dolphine Okaloosa Island Beach Park
Car: recommended

Okaloosa Island is a barrier Island located between Fort Walton Beach, Florida and Destin, Florida on US Hwy 98. This Gulf front barrier Island is part of Fort Walton Beach and is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico, Choctawhatchee Bay, Intercostal Waterway and is connected to Destin and Fort Walton Beach by bridges at each end of the island.

On the west end, you will find many condos, resorts, eating establishments, service businesses, and 8 beach parks. The owner’s house is located near the mid section of the island which is the hub of activity, including:

• Restaurants

• Nightlife

• Boardwalk with a large parking lot

• Public beach entrance

• Showers and restrooms

• Beach shopping

• Water sports

• Boat ramp

• Gulfarium

• Public Fishing pier

The east end of the island (toward Destin) consists mostly of long sandy beaches with protected dunes, several beach accesses and gulf side parks. Here you will also find the Coast Guard station, Eglin Military Beach Club with beachside facilities and parking lot (not open to the public), and a unpaved public parking lot at the base of the Destin bridge. Be sure to bring your snorkeling gear, boogies boards, surfboards and windsurfing gear. In addition to what the owner provides various types of water rental recreation equipment including SeaDoo and Pontoon boat rental, wind surfing, Para Sailing, surf fishing, and beach service chair and umbrella rentals are also available on the island.


Fort Walton Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Attached to master by door, & has access from kitchen.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor bathroom.
  • Two Full Bathrooms, 1st Floor bathroom with Full shower and Washer/Dryer, 2nd Floor Bathroom with Tub and Shower. Both have Granet counters with new sinks.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , First Floor Master with Chairs, TV, and attached bath.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Large 2nd Floor bedroom with chairs, desk and TV.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , Bunk Beds in landing outside 2nd floor bedroom. 6 & older
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa bed in sun room.
  • Two full size Bedrooms with Queen Beds. Master with Queen Bed on 1st Floor with TV and attached Bathroom, 2nd floor also has large Bedroom with Queen Bed, Chairs, TV and Desk, Shared Bathroom. Bunk Beds on 2nd Floor along with Full size Sleeper Sofa in Sunroom. 1 Bassinet also kept for small children.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The townhouse is located about ½ mile from Hwy 98 right off of Santa Rosa Blvd with convient access to Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and the whole Gulf Coast.


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Beautiful Okaloosa Island Townhome Ready for Family & Friends
average rating of 4.9210525 based on 40 reviews

Beautiful patio and garden

  • 5 of 5

The house was great with lots of space and a really nice patio area for relaxing.

It was close to the beach and had everything we needed!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Landlords! Like home! Fabulous location, quiet neighboring residents, beautiful beach!

  • 5 of 5

We could walk to the beach, essentials close by. Townhouse was stocked with everything we needed! Landlords were a text or call away. Would recommend to everyone!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice home that was clean and cozy. Cecil was great and welcomed us with nice Florida hospitality.

  • 4 of 5

Clean and spacious with getaway space if needed. Internet with smart tvs. Well equipped kitchen and all the items for enjoying the beach. Nice patios with a grill in a secure location with no worries of your items walking off. Shopping was close. The only drawback was the walk to the beach if you have little ones. We loaded up and drove to just the other side of the pier. I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fun stay at Okaloosa island

  • 5 of 5

Great location, large town home, lots of beach toys, chairs, umbrellas. Two good restaurants within walking distance(Asiago and Old Bay Steemer) Al's around the corner on the beach was great too! Lots of great beaches close by.

Liked Beasley beach a lot.

Cecil the townhome owner was very nice and recommended a few restaurants, Bella sera an Italian restaurant in Destin was yummy.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

This was in a great location, close to the beach and shopping. We had 6 adults and a small dog and there was plenty of space. The house was decorated so cute. Thank you for a great vacation week.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

Cecil and Helen were great! The home was perfect for the kids and I. We lived the white sand beaches and emerald green waters.

We will definitely come back again.

Thanks Melvin payne

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $90 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Minimum stay is 5 nights (6 days) for all rentals. Due to the significant cost of cleaning between guests there is a $90 cleaning fee (75% of actual cost) for all stays. Government or military on orders, we will accept FtWalton Per-Diem or TLA Rates for all reservations (5 night minimum stay) year round. Check in is 4PM or later, Checkout is 10AM or earlier. Call for details.

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.