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One of the largest Gulf Front 2BR units in Destin area. Destin Gulfgate#105

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,430 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2BR, 2 Bath, Sleeps 8, Overlooking Beautiful Destin Beach and the Gulf

Recently renovated, this unit features Designer Furniture with King poster bed in the Master and two queens in the Guest, all with new pillow-top bedding. Design work executed by an experienced and registered Designer. Handsome new bedspreads for both bedrooms. Gulfgate Unit #105 boasts new 20" porcelain tile, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Special kitchen has plenty of extras for the 'guest Chef'. DAZZLING WITH MORE UPGRADES.......New kitchen cabinets and new Living Room furniture, tile and accent rugs. Bathrooms have designer cabinetry, spacious mirroring, hand-painted wall decor and jacuzzi in the Master. Four TVs, including DVDs and VCRs for your pleasure. Bar area with ice machine and ceiling fans in all rooms, round out more of the amenities. Mirrored walls in the LR and Master bring the Gulf inside to you. Enjoy wireless Wi-Fi high-speed internet in the unit. Non-smoking.. The greatest amenity is that you don't HAVE to use the elevator to go to beach. Unit 105 is just above the parking on the side of the building CLOSEST TO the swimming pool and fitness center and close to the beach entrance without going through the lobby. You will find this one of the greatest amenties of Unit 105. Sitting on the 8x30 foot balcony makes one feel like they are ON THE BEACH ALREADY. Actually you could throw a rock from the balcony and hit the water.


Owner
Ralph and Jeffry Armstrong
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish, A little Espanol!!!!!
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Ralph and Jeffry Armstrong

We are a 'divided' household with one from 'Ole Miss' and one from 'Mississippi State'. Both of us started coming to Destin for vacations when we were just kids and NOW in our next 'kid' life, we spend about 50% of our time either fishing or 'beaching' in Destin.

Ralph and Jeffry Armstrong purchased this condo in 1997

Why Ralph and Jeffry Armstrong chose Destin

Location! Location! Location! That describes Destin Gulfgate perfectly. Destin Gulfgate is right in the middle of Destin....It is close to everything. We also bought into Gulfgate because of the quality of construction and the size of the units. Since our family likes to cook, we thought that the size of the kitchen allowed for family gathering in planning and executing the preparation of meals. Gulfgate is a community that is willing to work to keep the property at its very best with up to date amenities for its owners and rental guests.

What makes this condo unique

Since Destin Gulfgate is only 65 units, its 465 feet of beachfront property.....right on the Gulf of Mexico, allows for everyone using our beach to be comfortable and not crowded. We have one of the best beach services available in Destin and your beach set up of two chairs and a umbrella will be calling you from the time you get up in the morning until the sun is almost going down. The new zero-entrance swimming pool and fitness center will be on your list of MUST DOs!!! Don't forget that with weather permitting, leave your sliding door open to get the benefit of the gentle wave action putting you to sleep at night.......what a great asset of being on the first floor(second level)........also being able to just use the stairway(and not go through the office or use the elevator) is something that makes one feel like they are in an island paradise all to themselves. Some of the other activities that you will enjoy outside, but close to our condo are the following:

The Track Amusement Park is just a very short walk across the street. The Big Kahuna's Water Park is less than 1 mile down the 98 Highway. The Destin Harbor Fishing Fleet, the largest Charter Boat port in Florida, is less than 2 miles away and we can offer good tips on who to charter with. There are 12 World Class G olf courses in the area as well as an easy public course. Destin Commons Village Shopping has many great shops, Bass Pro Shop, Hard Rock Cafe, Bonefish Grill, a Rave Movie theater and others nearby. Silver Shells Outlet Center, the largest Designer Outlet shopping in is within a few miles. One of the newer Italian restaurants is only a mile away. Put it on your list for sure.........'MIMMOS'

Amenities

Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1430 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • If you cancel before 30 days of your arrival you can get a full refund for the rental otherwise you cannot get it. No refund after 30 days
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest bath vanity area separate from toilet/shower area
    Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Vanity area is separated from toilet/shower area
  • Not just 'any ole bathroom'.......Again, in keeping with the whole atmosphere of this Unit, the baths are upscale and really different with marble topped furniture pieces as cabinets. You'll have to see to believe. Hair Dryers furnished in both baths. Luxury towels are of course the fare! Check out the hand-painted murals in the Master.......Palm trees and all.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Guest Bedroom - 2 queen , Has a large closet with sliding mirrored doors
    Master bedroom - 1 king , Has large mirrored closet
  • In the Master Bedroom, one steps into a Caribbean Island paradise with the King bed's Seven-foot posts and the Gentleman's armoire......holding the large flat screen TV and DVD.....The comforter is reminiscent of palm trees rustling in the ocean breezes. Pillow top bedding and high-count sheets round out the most comfortable night's sleep you will ever remember. The vibrant Sun gold colors of the Guest Bedroom are cheerful and mindfully inviting of a West Indies adventure. The rich deep red back drop to the English Colonial Beds sets a mood changing atmosphere for being on 'island time'. Again, pillow top bedding and wonderfully soft high count sheets gives you the best of both worlds........island time and the real world.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This has been our 'home away from home' for about 20 years. It is a place you can go and be comfortable while enjoying peace and quiet OR 'kick up your heels'. Enjoy the quiet serenity of drinking your coffee on the balcony, going out for a gourmet dinner, cooking a great meal in the unit or maybe just watching a great sunset on the beach/balcony.

Reviews

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One of the largest Gulf Front 2BR units in Destin area. Destin Gulfgate#105
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 45 reviews
5

Great location. Well appointed condo.

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for a short stay in Destin. The condo is roomy, well furnished, and literally right on the beach. The location is central to most things in Destin and a quick 150 yd walk to the Back Porch. Parking is gated. Large deck outside living room and bedroom is perfect for coffee and dolphin watching in the mornings.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Louisville, KY
5

Thanksgiving week.

  • 5 of 5

We were supposed to visit our daughter in Vieques, PR, but due to Hurricane Maria, we came to Destin instead. We spent the days with two of our children, son-in-law and daughter-in-law, two grandsons. We rented two condos next to each other. Beautiful weather, even if a little cool. The condo is spacious and comfortable, and furnished with everything you need. The view from the first floor is fabulous, you can see the beach and water as you sit in the family room. Destin Gulfgate is my favorite location in Destin, easy beach access and close to restaurants and shopping.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

Great condo! Very clean and comfortable!

The owners were easy to work with! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best view!!

  • 5 of 5

The view was amazing, beautiful beaches, roomy condo! The place was perfect! Even had an ice maker which was super helpful! washer and dryer, everything we needed and more! hope to go back sometime!!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautifully decorated. Spacious. Great view.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful. Clean. Well decorated. Very nice.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville, TN
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the best places we've rented, and we've been coming 18 years. Beautiful condo, perfectly located, closest to the beach. We couldn't have been happier.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

The Track Destin
The Back Porch
Seafood Restaurant
Morgan Sports Center
Joe's Crab Shack
Seafood Restaurant
Smoothie King
Juice Shop
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Seafood Restaurant
Mary's Kitchen
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Steak House
TIENDA LA MEXICANA
Mexican Grocery Store
Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q
Barbecue Restaurant
Shake's Frozen Custard
Dessert Shop
Wendy's Kitchen
Takeout Restaurant
Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park
Lennys Subs
Sandwich Shop
Wingstop
Chicken Wings Restaurant
China One
Chinese Restaurant
Fuji Seafood Buffet
Seafood Restaurant
Gator Beach
The Pancakery
Breakfast Restaurant
Island Wing Company
Bar & Grill
Another Broken Egg Cafe - Destin
Brunch Restaurant
Mimmo's
Italian Restaurant
Bric � Brac
American Restaurant
The Local Market
La Paz
Mexican Restaurant
Capriccio Cafe
Coffee Shop
Everkrisp
Health Food Restaurant
Jasmine Thai
Thai Restaurant
Thai Delights Restaurant
Thai Restaurant
Louisiana Lagniappe
Seafood Restaurant
Osaka Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
Japanese Steakhouse
Callahan's Restaurant & Deli
Deli
Half Shell Oyster House
Seafood Restaurant
Pepitos Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Beach Walk Cafe
Cafe
Shrimp Basket Destin
Seafood Restaurant
Kelly Plantation Golf Club
Primrose Restaurant
Destin Ice & Seafood
Seafood Market
First Watch - Destin
Breakfast Restaurant
Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack
Live Music Venue
Donut Hole Bakery Cafe
Cafe
Jet's Pizza
Pizza Delivery
Barnes & Noble Cafe-Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Pazzo Italiano
Italian Restaurant
Zesty Baguette Bistro
Vietnamese Restaurant
Hungry Howie's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Miller's Ale House - Destin
Sports Bar
The Craft Bar
Gastropub
Camille's at Crystal Beach
Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Regioal Airport at Valpariso
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Back Porch
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
US Hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Back Porch
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Pickos World Waterski Training Ceter
Nearest Beach
Located on Destin Beach
Car: recommended

The address is 1180 Scenic Highway 98, which means we are not on the busy part of Highway 98. We have tried almost all of the restaurants in a 10 mile area and can give you updates on them all........Walk straight down the beach from our condo to 'The Back Porch'. It is only about 800 feet. Dewey Destin's, Harbor Docks, Tuscany, Mimmo's, La Familia(Italian) and Harry T's are all within about 3 miles. So many choices of where to eat........How about Shake's for a Hot Fudge sundae as a 'nite cap'. We will be glad to fill you in on much much more.

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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

Keys will be mailed to you about three weeks out. Check in time is three o'clock unless there was no one in the unit preceding you. In this case, we will call you to let you know and you will be able to check in earlier. Check out time is 10:00 a.m.

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.