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Newly Remodeled with all new flooring! Free WiFi, Steps To The Beach!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom + Sleeper Sofa. In The Heart Of Miramar Beach!

You can't get much closer to the beach than we are! We are located just across the street from the beach, on Scenic 98.

Our beach condo is a 13-unit low-rise.We are located on the second floor

Beach access is just catty corner, across the street! We provide your beach chairs and a large sun umbrella, so there's no need to pack them.

Our condo is completely remodeled and includes stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, with all of the things you need to cook/eat in while you stay. You won't need to pack your wine key, can opener, or blender!

The living room features a 50 inch flat-screen TV with extended cable sports package, and WiFi for the whole family to enjoy. It also includes a queen-sized sleeper sofa with linens and space for 2 people to sleep. Also, a comfy reading chair is there for your enjoyment.

Enjoy your morning coffee and breakfast out on our balcony, with a partial gulf-view and also a lake-view, next door. Access to the balcony is available from both the living room and also the bedroom.

Our large bedroom features a very comfortable King-sized bed with a pillow top mattress. It also includes a new, flat-screen 32 inch television with cable TV and DVD player for movie-watching, and black-out curtains.

The back hallway is equipped with plenty of room for your hanging clothes and also extra shelving for your other belongings. Next to the storage and closet area is an additional sink/vanity outside of the door to the restroom, which provides the perfect area for you to get ready while someone else showers.

Additional, locked storage on ground level ( directly in front of our covered, assigned parking ) is available in our storage unit. We have room for your beach gear, and any sand toys/beach chairs you might bring. We also have a few boogie boards, beach chairs, a large sun umbrella, and some sand toys for your children to use and return while you stay with us.

The bathroom is sectioned in a way that gives privacy to someone showering, separate from the toilet and sink area. The bathroom includes a full tub/shower combination.

A washer/dryer is available for your use while staying with us, as well. It is located in the hallway, behind our accordion doors. You won't need to bring much more than your clothing and sunblock because we've tried to think of everything for you!

More Details

Owner
Amber Downey
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Amber Downey

My husband and I met on a beach vacation years ago, and ever since, we've enjoyed travel to anywhere with white sand and palm trees! We are from Kentucky and run a pallet company that has been our family business for over 40 years. We have 2 beautiful children and have been coming to Destin for years. We would love to live in Destin, so having a vacation home here is the next best thing! Our family loves fishing, and spending long days at the beach, boogie boarding and spending time with great friends we've made in Destin over the years. We love to travel and see new places, but we always come back to our favorite place: Destin/Miramar Beach!! My husband is an avid-fisherman and spends a lot of his time out on the water, fishing.

Amber Downey purchased this condo in 2014

Why Amber Downey chose Scenic Gulf Drive East

This property was owned by my sister for years. When she decided to sell it, due to her growing family, we jumped at the opportunity! This location is where everyone wants to be! I enjoy morning exercise along the jogging path, with beach views. The kids loving walking next door to Dairy Queen for an ice cream, and the whole family enjoys the great location for being in the hub of beach activity when we are there.

What makes this condo unique

Our place has it's charm, due to only having 13 units in the building. Unlike large, high-rise properties, which you wait for lengthy periods of time for elevators, you just walk up to the second floor, and you are home! Most of our neighbors are people who live there long-term, so this is not a 'party' type of condo unit.

Our neighbors next door made us the best seafood gumbo I've ever tasted, and this was when we had only owned the unit for 2 days! Parking is assigned, and you will have your own private parking space with room for 2 vehicles. You also have access to a locked storage space, located directly in front of your parking spot. This is the perfect spot for beach chairs and a sun umbrella. We have boogie boards, a large sun umbrella, and 4 beach chairs for your use while staying in our unit. We also have sand toys for your small children to use while you stay.

Everything you could possibly need for a wonderful vacation is within walking distance of our condo, so if you fly in, you wouldn't even necessarily need a car!

Amenities

Miramar Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair 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 ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 vanities/sinks. One is inside of the bathroom, and an additional sink and vanity is located outside of the bathroom for your convenience.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The sleeper sofa is located in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • 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
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Newly Remodeled with all new flooring! Free WiFi, Steps To The Beach!
average rating of 4.897959 based on 49 reviews
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
5

Great Lil Place!

  • 5 of 5

This was a excellent lil place to stay! New renovations make the place feel comfortable. Great location and a short walk to beach! Amber was always a phone call away but didn't need her with things so simple. Would stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you had such a great stay!!! We try our best to make it easy and comfy for our guests and we are thankful that you appreciated it. Please feel welcome to come back anytime!
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5

It was beautiful and we had the greatest time.

  • 5 of 5

I wish we could stay here forever. So perfect and I'm extremely pleased with every aspect of our stay 💜

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great

  • 5 of 5

Condo was just the right size for my husband and I. Decorated nicely with all amenities you would need. Amber was awesome with great ideas are where to go and eat. She was available at all times. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location, Well updated and a Super Location!

  • 5 of 5

Our expectations were a little guarded when we booked, but almost immediately Amber gave us more peace about our decision with quick responses and attention to detail as our trip approached. When we arrived, the impression of the building itself wasn't stellar, but the unit itself was everything it was supposed to be. Stylish updates to the decor made it very inviting and the updated appliances made our stay much easier than other condos we've used. The beach accessories were much appreciated as well. The time from our door to the ocean was 4 minutes tops and accessibility to anything we needed in terms of stores and restaurants couldn't have been better.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you had a great stay! We always try our best to make sure our condo is very clean and updated so our guests can enjoy their vacation. We also try to make sure to give you all the information you need so you know what to expect and we are only a phone call or text away if you do have questions. We are so glad you all stayed and hope you will return again soon!
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5

Property was exactly as described and what I expected.

  • 5 of 5

Owners were great, very responsive and helpful. So much information was given we didn't have any questions. Literally a 5 minute walk to the beach and all things beach were available to borrow. Great rental. We'll be back if we're ever in the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on your stay with us. We appreciate your compliments and do try our best to give people the experience that we hope for when we travel. Please feel welcome to return anytime! We would love to have you stay again. Sincerely, Amber & Alec Downey
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The condo was really comfortable and well decorated

  • 4 of 5

The outside building was little older but other than that it felt like home away from home once we enter the condo.Our kids even love it and didn't want to go back home.Amber,was fabulous .She made sure everything was going great for us and that our families are at ease.I would recommend this place for anyone that's looking for a great place to stay and that wants to feel like they are at home.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is so nice to hear that you all had a wonderful time and stay with us! We love our spot on the beach and sharing it with families like yours, so kind and gracious, is why we purchased our little place near the water. We hope that when you all are booking your summer trip next year that we hear from you and can welcome you back! Thanks Again! Amber & Alec Downey
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Map

Nearest Airport
20.8 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
Whale's Tail
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Seascape
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Whale's Tail Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Across the street
Car: not necessary

We are located exactly where you want to be for your perfect beach vacation experience! We are next door to several restaurants and bars, and right on the jogging path along Scenic Gulf Drive. Beach access is located catty corner/ across the street from our condo. You'll enjoy tranquil moments and escape the cares of life at our cozy beach condo. Our place is located in the heart of activity and beach life in Miramar Beach! Enjoy a morning stroll along the beach each day, or rent bicycles, dune buggies, or scooters for the week, just next door. Located within 1.5 miles of the Silver Sands Premium Outlet Mall! The Destin Commons Shopping Mall is located 3.5 miles away, with great shopping, featuring Bass Pro Shop and many other great retailers and restaurants.

A family-favorite for us is Pompano Joe's Restaurant, which is a ten-minute walk, or a half a mile drive from our condo, right on the beach. They have 2 large parking lots, great seafood, an indoor and outdoor bar, and live music daily! Play some beach volleyball, or just relax with a cold drink in-hand on the beautiful, white sand beaches of Destin.

You can also walk catty corner from our unit, to Whale's Tail Restaurant and Bar. They have beach access there, and clean, nice restrooms. You can take the kids over and get them a bracelet for the big, floating water toys while you relax.

Our other restaurant recommendations for your trip: McGuire's Irish Pub, Dewey Destin's, The Crab Trap, and our favorite lunch spot is The Back Porch. If you are looking for a more upscale dining experience, we recommend Louis Louis in Santa Rosa Beach, which is about a ten minute drive. Their food and atmosphere are perfect for a romantic evening. For a fun night out on the town and great drinks/food, we recommend Red Bar in Grayton Beach, which is about 15 min or so from the condo.

Golfers will be happy to know that 2 buildings away from our unit is Seascape Resort, with tee times available 7 days a week.

Located directly next door is a Circle K convenience store, for your late night snacking needs. Dairy Queen is 3 doors down if you would like an ice cream cone or a banana split.

For the fishermen in the group, or even the novice fisherman who is interested in a charter or party boat fishing trip, Destin is the place to be! Harborwalk Marina in Destin is our recommendation and there are several charters to choose from. We have been fishing with Sweet Jody and Destin Princess deep sea fishing charters for years, and highly recommend both. We always catch more fish than we can eat on our trip!

Snorkeling can be done from the beach just across the street. Parasailing and daily boat rentals are located just a few minutes away! Big Kahuna's Waterpark is located 5 miles from us, along with go-cart rentals and mini-golf. Crab Island is also a fun party spot for those who bring or rent a boat for the day.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Damage Deposit $200

Your $200 damage deposit will be refunded within 10 business days of your departure, a long as unit is in acceptable condition, based on the rental-agreement terms agreed upon at time of booking.

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.