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Last updated: 10/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Formerly known as Living the Dream, this vacation home is being spruced up and renamed Arcadia.

This gracious three story, four bedroom Mediterranean style home resembles a castle-like villa with its elegant curved entry staircase and terracotta roof crown. In fact, this Destin vacation home is located within the upscale neighborhood of homes known as Terracotta Terrace which is adjacent to Scenic Gulf Drive. This privileged community has double tennis courts, a space for sand volleyball as well as a private swimming pool complete with an expansive sun deck, showers, restroom facilities, dressing rooms and even a sauna. Not that you will need to use the dressing rooms since Arcadia is conveniently located just steps away. It’s also just a short scenic stroll to the crystal white beach and jewel toned waters of the gulf.

Arcadia’s 3,500 square feet of space provides ample room for everyone and comfortably accommodates up to sixteen guests. The first floor has a two car garage that leads into guest quarters that include a state of the art “Media Room” and two bedrooms that share a full hall bathroom. The first floor patio features an outdoor pool table as well.

The second floor has a spacious Great Room with sunny windows and glass doors that lead out onto one of the covered balconies. This open space has rich travertine flooring that sweeps from the living room into the dining and kitchen areas. This area is handsomely decorated in a tropical theme including leather furnishings that face a flat screen TV. There is also a kid’s media room adjacent. A dining table sits in one part of the room under a vintage chandelier. The kitchen has new stainless steel appliances which includes a gas island range, oven and a large side by side refrigerator. Black granite countertops include a multi-sided bar with raised seating which creates a special hub for serving savory seafood appetizers. This beach home is wonderful for entertaining since it has high tech surround sound systems, CDs, DVDs and flat screen TVs in every bedroom. The second floor covered balcony has a gas grill along with a table and outdoor seating for the enjoyment of dining el fresco. This interconnects to the upstairs balcony via a beautiful spiral staircase.

The third floor has another Guest Bedroom with and seating area with a Sleeper Sofa. The rest of this floor includes the opulent Master Bedroom Suite that has molasses toned hardwood flooring, a comfortable king sized bed, a spacious living area and access to its own beautiful balcony. The adjoining walk in closet is so huge that it houses a queen bed. This luxurious suite has a big private bathroom that is richly accented with granite counters and travertine marble flooring. It includes two vanities with individual sinks, a corner garden tub and a separate glassed in walk-in shower.

On top pf the home there is a rooftop sun deck that offers panoramic views of the distant gulf and is the perfect place to view the spectacular sunsets. If you are ever able to pull yourself away from living in the home, you will find popular beachfront restaurants, world class shopping, golfing and area entertainment are just minutes away by car so enjoy!

First Floor: Queen bedroom, Twin Bunk Room, full hall bathroom, laundry room.

Second Floor: Living room, kitchen, dining room, media room with Queen Sleeper Sofa, full bathroom with walk in shower only.

Third Floor: King master suite with day bed & trundle, oversized walk-in closet with bonus Queen bed, guest bedroom with a Queen bed and Twin Sleeper Sofa.

*Note – This property may have date restrictions that apply. All reservations submitted online are a request until receiving an email confirmation from Ocean Reef Resorts. For more details, please review our Minimum Night Stay under Rental Policies.

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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is: Within an hour
Calendar last updated: 10/28/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Staff


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 to rent without parents...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    small dogs welcome! $75 pet cleaning fee....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    queen bedroom with twin trundle bed - 3rd floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    King w/Queen in closet and Queen sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    1st floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    Double bed w/ Twin trundle and Twin sleeper sofa...moreless

  • There is also a Twin Bunk and a Queen sleeper sofa.

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • be sure to ask about our free amenity program!


  • DVD Player:

    netlflix ready!...moreless

  • Game Room:

    bonus media room with Nintendo Wii. Outdoor pool table on the ground level patio...moreless

  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games:

    Nintendo Wii!...moreless

  • Video Library:

    unlimited free DVD rentals! Netflix ready!...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    free wifi!...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    community tennis courts...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


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Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Seasonal Rate
Oct 29 - Mar 3, 2017
4 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Mar 4 - Mar 10, 2017
4 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Mar 11 - Apr 21, 2017
4 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Apr 22 - May 26, 2017
4 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
May 27 - Jul 28, 2017
4 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Jul 29 - Aug 11, 2017
4 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Aug 12 - Oct 27, 2017
4 night min stay

Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.

Additional information about rental rates:

Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

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Last updated: 10/28/2016
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Crab Trap
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Emerald Bay
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Captain Dave's
Crystal Beach, Destin, FL, USA
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended


Manager info

Ocean Reef Resorts

About: For over thirty years Ocean Reef has distinguished itself as the leading vacation rental property management company on the Emerald Coast. Our current catalogue of exceptional properties spans the Gulf Coast – from Destin to Panama City Beach. Steeped in a tradition of hospitality and exemplary service, we pride ourselves on providing an unmatched vacation experience.

Why Crystal Beach, Destin, FL, USA:
Crystal Beach is home to colorful classic-styled beach cottages, intimate condominium buildings, white picket fences, meandering sidewalks and quaint eateries. This community is family-centric and here, the unwinding is easy! But don’t think excitement isn’t on the menu though as this area features the Destin Commons – home to upscale shopping, multiple dining options and venues ideal for entertaining the entire family. Additionally, two of the most highly rated golf courses, Kelly Plantation and Regatta Bay, are just seconds away

The Unique Benefits at this House:
24 hour guest services

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Speaks: english, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is: Within an hour
Calendar last updated: 10/28/2016

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  • Arcadia!


  • community tennis courts!

    community tennis courts!

  • short walk to the ocean!

    short walk to the ocean!

  • living room alternate view

    living room alternate view

  • Modern Kitchen

    Modern Kitchen

  • master bath

    master bath

  • rooftop sun deck!

    rooftop sun deck!

  • Rec Room!

    Rec Room!

  • Great play room for the kids!

    Great play room for the kids!

  • large community pool!

    large community pool!

  • community volleyball court!

    community volleyball court!

  • spacious living room

    spacious living room

  • open floor plan

    open floor plan

  • kitchen looking into the dining room

    kitchen looking into the dining room

  • master bath tub

    master bath tub

  • brand new pool table!

    brand new pool table!

  • so relaxing!

    so relaxing!

  • Rooftop Seating

    Rooftop Seating

  • Sitting Room With Flat Screen TV

    Sitting Room With Flat Screen TV

VRBO #561325

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, October 28, 2016

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