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New Updates!-50"SmartTV/SoundBar/Sofa's/Paint/Tile/Beds/Ps3/Dining Table

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,490 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 31 nights

Overview

About the property

Unit C300: 3/3 with private bunk alvcove sleeps 11 in beds

WHAT MAKES UNIT C300 UNIQUE?

** MASTER BED: 12” KING cool gel memory foam

** GUEST BEDROOM KING SIZE BED

** QUEEN BED W/TWIN BUNK: overtop in 3rd Bedroom 2015!

** BUNK ALCOVE: 2 twin beds

** FULL SIZE WASHER & DRYER - 4/2017 easily twice the capacity of the majority of units in the building

** DINING TABLE: New 2015!

** OUTDOOR FURNITURE: New 2014!

** NEW 50” TV, Sound Bar (w/Bluetooth Streaming, Blu-Ray, Netflix, & Pandora Radio)

** ALL NEW SOFAS, BEDDING, & PAINT 2015

** BEACH GEAR: Beach cart, 2 umbrellas, and 4 chairs****

** GAME ROOM: 3rd bedroom set up with a PS3 (Games & Netflix)****

** TV’s: 5 Flat Screens all 32”+ except the bunk alcove TV****

** NEW TILE: 100% TILE so no nasty carpet stains

** SLEEPS 11 IN BEDS

** VIEW: Direct view of the sprawling resort with partial Ocean view

** BALCONY: Largest at Waterscape at 10 feet deep instead of 8

** WIFI: The entire complex has free WIFI

** LOCATION: 25 feet from covered parking, elevator, & stairs one floor up and 30 second walk from the splash pool area

** UNIT SECURITY: Deadbolt high so young children don't accidently open the front door

**EARLY POOL ACCESS: Wrist bands provided prior to 4 PM

I am the owner, and it is my pleasure to run a business that creates vacation experiences for our guest! We own two additional units both of which are extremely close to this one in the building and another at Azure and Destin West. Our properties have over 100 reviews on VRBO averaging 4.5+ stars amongst these properties.

It is my goal to provide an excellent vacation experience for our guest, and we do our best to keep our units unique and fully stocked with items you would expect to have in your own home. This three-bedroom unit is located just high enough for those wishing to watch the little ones from the balcony at the splash pool. Three bedroom units are unique at Waterscape as the kitchen is nearly three times the size of our two-bedroom unit, the balcony is the largest in the building at 10 feet deep, and the bunk alcove allows four private sleeping areas! All of this provides multiple families more comfort.

As the owner, I am accessible before, during, and after your stay. Finally, our management company which is located next door can handle immediate needs or emergencies. This is a convenience most VRBO owners don’t provide.

This unit is extremely convenient to your car, the splash pool, three Weber gas grills, and the quieter (seasonally heated) pool.

CAN YOU HELP ME UNDERSTAND THE U-SHAPED BUILDING AT WATERSCAPE?

Generally, units closer to the sand will cost more to rent, and will be further from parking. Please keep in mind the entire complex is located on the beach and every unit is a short walk to the ocean!

Waterscape is shaped like a U, this means only 12 units are directly parallel to the ocean without an angled view or distance of about 80-100 yards to the sand. The left side of the U is the A building, the bottom is the C building, and the right side is the B building. All of what makes Waterscape the best resort for kids in the Destin area are the pools that lie in the middle of the U.

Our A225 unit is located one unit from entrance to the interior hallway in the A building. Most units do not have access via an interior climate controlled hallway. This entrance is the closest location in the A building to the COVERED parking garage and back entrance to the splash pool. This means you can access pools, grills, and parking without getting on an elevator in less than 30 seconds. Our C300 and C306 units are located one level up, or effectively second floor as the pool is on the second level. You can park 25 feet from the front door of either unit. Access to the pools and our A225 unit from these two units is also extremely convenient. One can go down the elevator to the second level or take one flight of stairs.

If you want to see the pools and resort grounds, you should stay in the C building, or in even numbered units in the A or B building. If you want things quieter, the odd numbered units in A or B face the outside of the property. Nearly all the odd numbered units in A & B will have a narrow view or no view of the ocean between the buildings. The new hotel next to the A building is scheduled to be completed spring 2017.

WHY DID WE CHOOSE THESE LOCATIONS AT WATERSCAPE?

My wife and I had young kids under the age of eight when we purchased our Waterscape units. We found over the years most our time was spent around the splash pool with the slide and the grills for cooking. We also found that we seem to bring half of our house with us on vacation. Being extremely close to the car and the splash pool area is a no brainer for convenience.

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO RENT AN UPDATED UNIT?

Most of these units had one of a handful of furniture packages. The sofas, TV’s, bed frames, and carpet are the issue. We have had to replace all these items as they were either broken, disgusting, or too small in the case of TV’s.

WHY DO WE NOT INCLUDE BEACH CHAIR SET UP AT WATERSCAPE?

During the busy season guest, must arrive at 7:00 AM to even consider getting on the front row, because of the placement of the chairs. I find I can get closer to the beach without worrying with how early my day starts using my own chairs. Therefore, we provide our guest with four chairs and two umbrellas during their visit.

WHAT MAKES WATERSCAPE UNIQUE?

• Once you have groceries you never have to get in your car again

• Courtyard design reminiscent of a five star Caribbean resort

• Four Pool Areas: One heated seasonally, one with zero entry access and waterfall, Lazy River, and pool designed for toddlers (fenced, covered pavilion play area, built in water toys, and a waterslide)

• Three Weber grills close to our units

• Two hot tubs

• Poolside Cafe run seasonally serving food and frozen drinks

• Weekly movie night in the pool and daily activities for the kids seasonally

• Thoughtful beach entry area complete with four fresh water showers, two foot washing stations, one walkway with ramp if you can’t take steps, and shoe storage area on wooden railing (leave items at your own risk)

• State of the Art Fitness Center with Life Fitness equipment and LCD TV’s on cardio equipment

• Game Room off the Lobby

• Over 700 covered parking spaces

• 24-hour security

**LOCATION**LOCATION**LOCATION**

ACROSS THE STREET:

• OLD BAY STEAMER: Upscale broiled seafood, www.oldbaysteamerfwb.com

• ASIAGO’S SKILLET: TripAdvisor #1 Breakfast in FWB/Destin, www.asiagoskillet.com

• HELEN BACK CAFE: Fun bar on the bay live music www.helenbackcafe.com

• AJ’s OYSTER SHANTY: www.ajsoystershanty.com

• OKALOOSA NATIONAL: Mini Golf & Ice Cream, www.okaloosaminigolf.com

RESTAURANTS, BARS, AND ACTIVITIES (Less than 1 mile)

• 15+ Restaurants: ranging from extremely casual too upscale

• GULFARIUM: Meet the Dolphins, www.gulfarium.com

• OKALOOSA COUNTY PIER: Fishing tackle and pole rental, www.okaloosaislandpier.net

• THE BOARDWALK: Offers oceanfront dining, shopping, bars, live music, playground for the kids, and volleyball courts, www.theboardwaloi.com

• WILD WILLY’S ADVENTURE ZONE: www.wwazon.com

ACTIVITIES (Short Drive away)

• PUBLIX GROCERY: Store (1 mile)

• DOWNTOWN FORT WALTON HISTORIC DISTRICT: www.downtownfwb.com (1 mile)

• INDIAN TEMPLE MOUND MUSUEM: www.fwb.org/museums/indian-temple-mound-museum.com (1 mile)

• HARBOR WALK VILLAGE: Shopping, Dining, Fishing Charter, and Boat Rentals, www.emeraldgrande.com/harborwalk-village.com (6 m)

• BIG KAHUNAS WATER PARK: Water Slides, www.bigkahunas.com (8 m)

• THE TRACK: Go Carts, Mini Golf, Bumper Rids, Sky Flyer, Bungee Jump, and Arcade, www.destintrack.com (8.8 m)

• DESTIN COMMONS: Upscale Open Air Mall, www.destincommons.com (11 m)

• SILVER SANDS FACTORY OUTLET: Over 100 designer brand name outlet stores, www.premiumoutlets.com/outlet/silver-sands.com (15.7 m)

**RESTAURANT RECOMMENDATIONS WITHIN 1 MILE**

• BAY CAFÉ FRENCH RESTAURANT: Hard to find less than a mile from the unit –best red fish for lunch outside of New Orleans, www.baycafewaterfront.com

• OLD BAY STEAMER: One of the top picks for the locals and walking distance from our unit, www.oldbaysteamerfwb.com

• ANGLERS: Good (not great) spot to eat walking distance on the beach, they even have a beach side playground and the pier just outside, www.anglersgrill.com

• ROCKIN TACO: Good (not great) spot to eat walking distance on the beach, they even have a beach side playground for the kids, www.rockintacos.com

• THE GULF OKALOOSA ISLAND: Super fun atmosphere on the bay with fresh food choices that change daily less than a mile away, www.thegulf.com

• ALI’S BISTRO: Great Italian in historic downtown Fort Walton Beach 1 mile away, www.alisbistro.com

• MAGNOLLIA GRILL: Great atmosphere set in an old (1910) southern style beach home in historic downtown Fort Walton Beach 1 mile away, www.magnoliagrillfwb.com

**RESTAURANT RECOMMENDATIONS WITHIN 10 MINUTES IN DESTIN**

• MCGUIRE’S IRISH PUB: Great burgers, Irish specialties, Sunday brunch drink specials, and authentic atmosphere about seven minutes away, www.mcguiresirishpub.com

• THE LOUISIANA LAGNIAPPE: Fantastic seafood about ten minutes away, www.thelouisianalagniappe.com

• DONUT HOLE: Great breakfast and fantastic donuts about 10 minutes away

**** Please bring your own games and 2nd controller, the bulk alcove TV only has a DVD, our beach chairs are located in the owners closet

More Details

Owner
Rick Angle
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Rick Angle

It was always my mom's dream to own a condo in Fort Walton Beach. My wife and I adopted this dream and were fortunate to make it come true. We were blessed to be able to purchase units during the downturn in the market. After seeing this could actually become a business we started DESTIN WEST ESCAPES! Each year we improve on our ability to deliver a solid vacation experience for our guest. It is my sincere desire to be a small part of your families vacation memory making experience!

Rick Angle purchased this condo in 2014

What makes this condo unique

My favorite aspect of Waterscape is the resort style pool area, and convenience of never needing to get in the car after the first visit to the grocery store. Our unit is one of the largest on the beach and will sleep 11 comfortably in beds.

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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
"Fun spot especially for the younger kids, they run the dolphin show rain or shine!"
Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier
"Excellent pier, fishing gear rental about $20 for the day"
Old Bay Steamer
"Excellent food!"
Floyd's Shrimp House
The Boardwalk - Okaloosa Island
"Oceanside dining, arcade, upscale shopping, bars, live music, playground for the kids, and v..."
Publix Pharmacy
"Less than .5 miles away newer and very nice!"
The Crab Trap
"Best dining view in the area, but the food is just ok! Get a drink or desert and let the ki..."
Emerald Coast Convention Center
"For those visiting the convention center it is within walking distance of our unit!"
Bay Cafe
"Some of the best food you will have outside of New Orleans excellent local spot!! Call as t..."
Anglers Beachside Grill
"Best food on the board walk and excellent views!! Fun sports bar upstairs during football s..."
Helen Back Cafe
"Wrong location on the map, it is directly on the bay across the street from Waterscape!"
Indian Temple Mound Museum
"We have never been; however, I hear it is a nice cultural experience."
Pranzo Italian Restaurant -- CLOSED
"Solid Italian across 98 from Waterscape!"
High Tide Lounge
"Nice local spot for a quick bite, the food is better than the restaurants over at the Boardw..."
McGuire's Irish Pub
"Excellent atmosphere and food!! Try Sunday brunch - $2 Bloodies!!"
Fudpucker's Beachside Bar & Grill
"Oyster bar on the bay is their best food offering, but it is always fun to see the gator!"
Donut Hole
"Donuts what more needs to be said? They also have a solid breakfast!!"
Harborwalk Village
"Upscale shopping area with many restaurants. They also have fun things for the kids like a ..."
Louisiana Lagniappe
"One of the most outstanding restaurants in Destin!"
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Marina Cafe
"Great food and awesome view on the harbor in Destin!"
Track Family Recreation Center
"Fun times center with arcade, go-carts, etc."
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
"More Shopping!"
Destin Commons
"Shopping!"
Brooks Bridge BBQ & Cafe -- CLOSED
"Voted best 'que in Fort Walton!"
Mullhollow's Bistro 2-1-5 -- CLOSED
"Fun downtown Ft. Walton restaurant!"
Fokker's Pub
"Fun bar downtown Ft. Walton!"
Clemenza s at Uptown -- CLOSED
"Upscale breakfast and fine Italian!"
Clemenza s at Uptown -- CLOSED
"Upscale breakfast and fine Italian!"
Air Force Armament Museum
"Free of charge and wonderful to visit if you like aircraft or you have kids that like them!!"
Northwest Florida Regional Airport
"Excellent small airport 20 minutes away!"
Naval Aviation Museum
"Fantastic museum!"
Fudpucker's On The Island
"The restaurant on the bay behind Fudpuckers is a great atmosphere right on the water, feels ..."
Anglers Beachside Grill
"Best food on the board walk and excellent views!! Fun sports bar upstairs during football s..."
Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier
"Excellent pier, fishing gear rental about $20 for the day"
Walmart Supercenter
"About 5 miles away, and one stop takes care of everyone's needs for the week!"
High Tide Lounge
"Nice local spot for a quick bite, the food is better than the restaurants over at the Boardw..."
Indian Temple Mound Museum
"We have never been; however, I hear it is a nice cultural experience."
Howl at the Moon of NWF -- CLOSED
"Fun piano bar on the beach walking distance to the unit!"
Northwest Florida Regional Airport
"Excellent small airport 20 minutes away!"
Mulhollow's Bistro -- CLOSED
"Excellent in downtown Ft. Walton just over the bridge!"
Sam's Club
"Conveniently located next to Super Walmart about 15 minutes away if you need anything in bul..."
Helen Back Cafe
"Wrong location on the map, it is directly on the bay across the street from Waterscape!"
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
NorthWest Florida Regional
Car: not necessary

Waterscape is walking distance to dozens of attractions, bars, and eating establishments! Not to mention a short ten minute drive to Destin's Harbor Walk!

Amenities

Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1490 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Max. adults: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Email me for eCheck payment link. Online pricing includes 3% discount. If you pay via credit card you will be billed an additional 3% of the total.
  • From March 1st - Oct 31st this is a weekly Sat-Sat rental. If you book Thursday - Sunday (3 nights) you will be balance billed for two full weeks.
  • Monthly pricing applies only from Nov 1st - Feb 28th. A minimum of two months is required. Jan and Feb guest must check in Jan 2nd - March 2nd.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Double Sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sofa pull out
    Bunkroom - 1 bunk bed , Separate area with built in bunkbed with 2 twin beds!
    Bedroom 3: - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Twin over Queen (2016) Bunk Bed w/PS 3!
  • Bedding for 11, we will allow up to 12 if one or more is under the age of three and we have no more than 6 adults
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • 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
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.7647057 based on 34 reviews
5

Fantastic property, amazing condo!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great week!! Waterscape is such a nice resort. Our condo was perfect! Updated, large enough to accommodate everyone comfortably, and had all the amenities we could have needed for the week. The owner, Rick, was so helpful throughout the process! He even took time (about 35 minutes) one day when I unexpectedly called him, to tell us about the area and everything it has to offer! I am so happy we went with this condo for our vacation, and recommend it to both families and those without children! If we are ever in the Ft Walton/Okaloosa/Destin area again, we will absolutely stay at Waterscape, with the same owner. Thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This makes me so happy! We look forward to your return!
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riverton, il
5

Great place for families

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful and had a lot of room! It was very well stocked for cooking and the room for beach gear/toys was so nice. All the pools and amenities of Waterscape is so nice especially for families. We would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting to go to Ft Walton. We also plan on trying to book it again next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

September 2-9, 2017

  • 5 of 5

Great trip and great location. Clean and very much a place we would stay again. Condo had everything we needed and it was nice having all the beach gear handy right outside the room. The only complant we had was the air filter needed to be changed ASAP. It was so clogged up air was not moving very well which caused the temp not to cool well. We notified the front desk on Tuesday am of our stay and they said would send a maintenance man to fix. When we called back Tuesday pm to ask about it & they acted as if it was no big deal and they would get to it eventually. A maintenance man finally came on Friday afternoon to change. Also there was dust an inch thick on the master ceiling fan. We cleaned it off so we could use the fan at night.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mount Pleasant, Texas
5

We loved our vacation at Waterscape!!! Our condo was great. Would love to do it again soon.

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful, clean and served purpose for kids of all ages.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your return!
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5

Fabulous family fun ..... pool ..... Beach.....Grill.... Shopping.

  • 5 of 5

We took our two kids and their families. We had a fabulous fun time. The beach at waterscape sadly was hit with dead fish ..... and from what we read it was the June grass??? Seaweed killing them and bringing them to the sand and shore. We realize it wasn't the. Condos /waterscape is great! We made the best of it and drove east to Henderson state park two days. And drove west to Navarre beach two days....... had to have beach time! Navarre had fabulous sea shells! It would be nice to have locks on bedroom doors. Grilling tools and plastic dishes would be nice . Thanks for the rental!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice property and complex in Ft Walton! Great for families with kids...pools were awesome!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Waterscape! The condo was the perfect size for our group and the weather was perfect the entire week!

Other than the master king, the beds were a little hard and uncomfortable for some in the group and the bed linens could use a little updating. The balcony was huge and a great place to catch a breeze and relax! Thanks for a great week!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning Fee $140 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.0%

Guest who wish to stay over a Friday & Saturday night between March and October will be charged as if they stayed two full weeks. Owner reserves the right to refund a booking if it is accidentally booked at inaccurate pricing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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