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BOOKING FAST- BEACH FRONT-FREE BEACH SRVC-Unit105-GROUND FLOOR-NO STAIRS-SLEEPS6

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom Sleeps 6 -Steps from the patio to the beach -New Decor -New Owner

WATCH our complete walk through VIDEO - CLICK the video ICON in the ABOVE picture or view additional video links below Owner Information.

Check out our other condo: Listing https://www.vrbo.com/756583

Located directly on the beach. Walk outside your private patio doors to the beach access. BREATHTAKING VIEWS! Only Steps to the BEACH! Our condo SLEEPS 6 PEOPLE!

This small family oriented 27 unit complex, has its own private beach. No big crowds. Family oriented and a friendly quiet atmosphere. The beach access is directly outside the patio doors - ONLY 15 feet!

WATCH THE WALK THROUGH VIDEO: Click on the video icon in the upper left corner of any photo, at the top of this page. From the entry door to the beach...Enjoy!

Island Sands Unit #105 is on the Ground Floor. No stairs to climb. So, that means no climbing up and down the stairs to haul luggage in/out. And it's super easy to go to the beach. Simply open one of the two sliding patio doors and walk directly to the beach. Also, you get FREE BEACH SERVICE with our condo! An umbrella and two chairs, set up for you daily. You don't have to worry about packing chairs and an umbrella back and forth to the beach. Only minutes from Destin and no huge high rises. Convenient to shopping & restaurants.

We totally refurnished the entire unit and we're excited to share it with you!

FREE BEACH SERVICE: Yes, that's right! You get FREE beach service with our condo! One umbrella and two chairs are set up for you daily. (Beach Service dates are March 1 - October 31).

PHONES: We supply two landline phones, with FREE local calling (located in bedroom and living area).

KING MASTER BEDROOM: Yes, a huge King size bed (NEW Pillow top mattress set and NEW bedding/linens). Full Dresser, DVD Player, 40-Inch Flatscreen TV on Swivel stand with extra Drawers for added storage, 2 Night Stands, 2 alarm clocks, new ceiling fan and an added bonus of having your own private 1/2 bath with a new sink faucet.

FULL BATH: NEW Rain shower head, with full pressure. Yes, it has great water pressure and it's totally amazing. A NEW sink faucet and all NEW Towels and linens.

LIVING ROOM: 2 NEW Queen Sleeper Sofas. Both sleepers have comfortable queen Mattresses. They're nothing like the one we replaced, which you could feel the bars in your back. Ugh! These sleepers are great to sleep on and have commercial grade mattresses. Yes, they are very comfortable to sit on, as well. 50 inch flat screen TV, Blu-Ray Player (equipped with Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Vudu and more - Must have an account to use access additional options), some family movies and books. Cable TV.

KITCHEN - FULLY STOCKED: Seating for 6 people. NEW refrigerator with ice-maker in freezer, flat top stove/oven, overhead microwave, NEW kitchen faucet, NEW GE dishwasher (super quiet), NEW counter-top small appliances (coffee pot, 4-wide slice toaster, electric kettle, blender, canopener). NEW Duet FULL size washer/dryer, NEW silverware/knives, NEW pots/pans & bakeware and NEW Fiesta dish-ware.

LAUNDRY: NEW FULL SIZED DUET WASHER & DRYER (HE- High Efficiency). Yes these are full size, not the small apartment/condo size washer and dryer you typically find in rental condos, that seem to have the capacity to wash a couple of towels at a time, and take hours to dry them. A full set allows you to enjoy your vacation, without laundry becoming a chore.

INTERNET: We have FREE wireless internet for your added convenience. Being on vacation, doesn't mean you have to be 'Off The Grid'.

OUTDOOR PATIO: Seating for 6 people! We have furnished the private patio with brand NEW Furniture, 2 Adirondack Chairs (yellow) with a small table (pink) and a Pub table (yellow) with 3 Pub chairs (two pink and one lime green) and a barstool (lime green). We love sitting and relaxing on these comfortable chairs. It's a great spot to use the NEW grill, sit and unwind, relax with family/friends or enjoy reading a good book.

50 inch Flat HD TV in living room.

40 inch Flat HD TV in bedroom.

NEW TWO - Queen Sleeper Sofas (Comfortable)

NEW King size Mattress set (Comfy and Roomy)

NEW towels, bedding & linens

NEW sink faucets (kitchen & both bathrooms)

NEW refrigerator (Ice-maker in freezer)

NEW GE dishwasher (Super quiet - 48 decibels)

NEW FULL SIZE Whirlpool Duet washer (HE - high efficiency) and dryer - YES!!! WOW!!!

NEW colorful wall decor

NEW coffee & end tables

NEW Two landline phones with FREE local calling

NEW Blu-Ray Player (with Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Vudu and more - Must have an account to access some of the streaming options)

NEW dish-ware & plastic-ware

NEW pots/pans & bakeware

NEW patio set

NEW Grill

NEW LED lighting

NEW Ceiling fans (bedroom / living room)

NEW counter-top appliances

NEW silverware / knives

NEW rain shower head (2 settings) and MORE!

All the conveniences of home - on the beach!

Book your DREAM getaway and start planning your fun, today!

Don't forget to watch the Walk Through VIDEO. The video will walk you through the front door entrance, throughout the entire unit, out the patio doors and onto the beach. You'll know exactly what you're renting. Enjoy!

*** We do not supply food, shampoo, soap, charcoal or beach towels. However, to get you started we do supply a few garbage bags, a few rolls of toilet paper, 1 roll of paper towels, a few laundry detergent pods, a few dishwasher tablets and dishwashing liquid. Please, remember to bring or expect to purchase additional items for your stay.

The quote will include a non-refundable Damage Waiver of $50.00. Tenants are still responsible for damages or broken items, if the cost exceeds $200.00. Waiver does not cover stolen or missing items. Tenants also have the option to purchase additional protection and cancellation insurance, through VRBO's Book-It, during the reservation process.

If you'd like to pay using e-check, please let us know and we will send you a reservation request, which will then show that option of payment.

AREA ATTRACTIONS: Gulfarium, Fudpuckers, Big Kahuna's Water Park, Dolphin Cruises, Fishing, Jet-Ski rentals, Fishing Pier, Parasailing, loads of shopping and more!

Keywords: Condo, Vacation Home, Gulf Front Condo, Beach Front Condo, Ground Floor Beach Condo, Ft. Walton Beach, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Okaloosa Island, Florida Vacation, Oceanfront, Snowbirds, Winter beach getaway, Beach getaway, Island Sands, No steps, Free Beach Service, Sleeps 6, Free WiFi Internet, Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier

More Details

Owner
Chris & Katrina Chilton
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About Chris & Katrina Chilton

We were married on the beach front, right here at Island Sands. We own and manage this beautiful unit ourselves and take pride in keeping the unit clean and updated. We own and operate our own business in KY. We also have a property manager located in Fort Walton Beach, FL to assist with any questions or issues during your stay. It has always been a special place to us and has become our 2nd home. We hope you love and enjoy your stay at our condo, as much as we do.Check out our other condo, too! VRBO Listing #756583. Feel free to call us directly with any questions at 859-325-5858....

Chris & Katrina Chilton purchased this condo in 2014

Why Chris & Katrina Chilton chose Fort Walton Beach

Island Sands #105 is on the Ground Floor. No stairs to climb. So, that means no climbing up and down the stairs to haul luggage in/out. And it's super easy to go to the beach. Simply open one of the two sliding patio doors and walk directly to the beach. Also, you get FREE BEACH SERVICE with our condo! An umbrella and two chairs, set up for you daily. Only minutes from Destin and no huge high rises.

What makes this condo unique

This small family oriented 27 unit complex, has its own private beach. No big crowds. Family oriented and friendly atmosphere. Many people meet new friends, while staying at Island Sands and now plan yearly vacations at the same time each year. The beach access is right outside the patio doors. Convenient to shopping & restaurants. We totally refurnished the entire unit and we're excited to share it with you!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family has stayed in the same condo in Ft. Walton for years and this year we needed to try something different, due to a scheduling conflict. We were nervous about our new place, but we are pleased to say we may have found a new favorite place to stay.



Everything here was so nice and bright and clean. The location was very convenient. Granted, we didn't have an ocean view from our condo, but it didn't even matter, because the convenience of the lower level made it worth it.



We had friends come in town and they rented another condo in this building on the second floor and our unit was enjoyed more by everyone.



We appreciate all the recent upgrades and improvements you made here.

Everything was wonderful.



We met several great families staying in the adjacent condos. Our kids all played together and we had a great time. We were thrilled to discover lots of sand dollars on the sandbar not far out from the condo, so we gathered several of them as souvenirs.



Thank you for sharing your condo and letting others experience this great place.



Hopefully we will be back next year! =)



(1st Guest post in the Guest Book)
May 2014
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Amenities

Okaloosa Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Rain shower head, toilet, sink, combo tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Toilet & Sink
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • 1 King Size Bed - NEW Pillow-top Mattress, 1/2 bath.... Living Room - 2 Queen Sleeper Sofas - New commercial grade 6'' Mattresses.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

BOOKING FAST- BEACH FRONT-FREE BEACH SRVC-Unit105-GROUND FLOOR-NO STAIRS-SLEEPS6
average rating of 4.911111 based on 46 reviews
4

Nice care free weekend

  • 4 of 5

The property was clean and well maintained. The condo was fully stocked with almost all of our needs. The catwalk to the beach was literally 15 ft out our patio which was awesome to sit at in the mornings and listen to the waves hit the beach. It fit our family nicely. It was a great experience as this families first beach vacation.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We greatly appreciate it! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at our condo and look forward to having your family back again. Chris and Katrina
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4

Perfect Location & Everything Included

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at the Island Sands. The location couldn't be any more perfect. It wasn't a hassle to go down to the beach each day. The weather was perfect and sunny in the 80s the whole visit. All the other guests were pleasant and the area was quiet enough to give privacy but close enough to everything you want to do in FWB or Destin. The only reason for 4 out of 5 stars is because of the mattress. It was pretty firm which we weren't really used to. The unit is on the bottom door so it's a walk-out and has no stairs but the downfall is not having a view from the patio. For us this wasn't an issue. The other upside is being able to BBQ. The other floors have to walk out the front, go down the stairs, and then around the building to go to the beach. We stayed at the beach pretty much all day and were gone in the evenings to dinner so we didn't have much time to sit on the patio from the condo anyway. Overall great unit and we will definitely consider renting again next year!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We greatly appreciate it! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at our condo. To put your mind at ease, the king mattress set is a medium firm. Yes, being on the ground floor gives us easy access to the beach and not having steps to climb with luggage, etc. and so much easier to walk to the unit from the beach to get something. We chose to buy a unit on the ground floor, for the ease and convenience for families with children. Again, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to having your family back again. Chris and Katrina
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5

Perfect, just perfect.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful visit. The condo was more like a home than "just a condo". Everything we could have possibly needed was made available. The visit was perfect and will hopefully be returning to this location for years to come.

Katrina and Chris have gone above and beyond to make their guest feel welcome.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We greatly appreciate it! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at our condo. We look forward to having your family back again. Chris and Katrina
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4

All around great condo - just as advertised!

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I, and our 3 kids (6 and under) stayed for 5 nights. All around it was great. The beach is beautiful and the area is very kid-friendly - day and night. The condo was very clean, bright, comfortable, nicely decorated and furnished, and well stocked with everything we needed for our stay. The back patio with grassy area actually functioned better for us than a balcony with ocean view because our kids got a little more freedom to play outside while we were there. Being just steps from the beach was fantastic -- we could go back and forth between beach and condo with ease during the day (a big plus for naptime, grabbing a few extra things, etc.). We also liked that Island Sands is a smaller complex than most of the other massive condo buildings along the strip. The only negative I would point out is that the pool is not heated -- the water was way too cold for us to enjoy during our stay in April. With a heated pool this place would be perfection.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We greatly appreciate it! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at our condo and were able to stay another night. Sorry, a heated pool is out of our control, as that is a board and association decision. We look forward to having your family back again. Chris and Katrina
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5

Absolutely awesome!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a GREAT condo. The location is perfect and we enjoyed our stay here immensely. It was the perfect place for our family, but would also make a great get away spot for a couple. There is a lot to do in the area, including the BEAUTIFUL beach that is literally right out the door. The owners were very nice to work with, we definitely plan to come back again soon. Thank you for the great vacation spot!!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We greatly appreciate it! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at our condo. We look forward to having your family back again. Chris and Katrina
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5

Great location for families with kids...

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED this condo. Right in front of the boardwalk...so easy to go back and forth to beach from the condo. Beautifully decorated. Owners are super nice! We even extended our stay a night...didn't want to go home. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We greatly appreciate it! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at our condo and were able to stay another night. We look forward to having your family back again. Chris and Katrina
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport VPS

Gulfarium, Fishing Pier, Private Onsite Swimming Pool, Golf Courses, Park, Destin Fishing Marina, State Parks

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Rates & Availability

Okaloosa Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 20 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,375
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
$158
$925
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$750
 
 
Winter
Oct 22 2017 - Mar 9 2018
4 night minimum stay
$99
$595
$1,350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Waiver no refund $50 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $90 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Must Be 25 Years of Age to Book

Book Via online, credit card,debit card, Phone , Book Via Email personal checks accepted

Only $250 plus vrbo's fee required to Book.

Free Beach Chair/Umbrella Service.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change.

Damage Waiver is non-refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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