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Wow!! Great view remodeled 5th fl condo on the beach. Inc free Netflix & bch svc

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


About the property

Welcome to Paradise! At 506 Magnolia House we offer the best of all beach vacation worlds.


Magnolia House has the best view in Destin. Look out your balcony. To the left is the Gulf of Mexico; it’s no secret how beautiful that is. Straight ahead is the East Pass; this is where all of the boats have to travel to get from the Destin harbor to the Gulf of Mexico. Yachts, fishing boats, dolphin cruises, pirate ships, snorkeling cruises – if they need to get to the Gulf they’re going to travel past your balcony. This is easily the most varied and interesting water view in town. That’s not all. Look to your right; that’s the Destin Harbor. The harbor is a mecca of restaurants, bars, specialty shops, entertainment, and water sports. If you’ve been to Destin before you know about the harbor; if you haven’t this is a must visit location. You’ll be busy but take time to watch the sunsets . . . they will cleanse your soul. You won’t find anything better.

Are you looking for a beautiful beach? We have a deal for you! At Magnolia house you have a choice of two full service beaches. Look out your balcony and you see the beach on the East Pass. There’s nothing between you and this beach but the dunes. The beach is located next to the locally famous Destin jetties. This is where the many of the charter boats take their passengers to snorkel. It’s also a favorite spot for fishermen. Destin Pointe is the only direct land access to the jetties. Stay somewhere else and you have to take a boat or hike about a mile down the beach to get there. For you it’s a short walk over the dunes. If you like to fish, snorkel or watch the boats go by this is a great option. If you’d rather visit a traditional Gulf beach – that’s you other option. Our private beach on the Gulf of Mexico is beautiful like all of the Destin beaches but it has something many don’t, space. It’s the same fabulous beach people flock to down the road but since it's private to Destin Pointe residents and guests it has a lot smaller crowd. There are two ways to get to the Gulf beach. If you’re inclined you can walk. It’s a pleasant 5-minute stroll crossing a boardwalk bridge over a scenic lake. If you’re tired, carrying a load or just don’t want to walk, you don’t have too. Call the tram. It runs in the spring, summer and fall. It’s free and will pick you up next to the elevator on the ground floor. There’s a phone at that stop and at the beach pavilion; call when you’re ready – they’ll come and get you. To you enjoy this beach even further we provide two beach chairs and an umbrella - these are complementary with your rental; identify yourself to the beach service and they'll set them up for you. The beaches while offering different experiences are both part of the sugar white sandy beaches that have made Destin famous. There’s a reason why Destin has consistently been rated as having one of the top 10 beaches in the world.

Tired of the beach (really?) There are two pools on the resort. You can’t miss the first one; you can see it from your balcony. This one includes a hot tub and has one of the rare heated pools in Destin. There are also barbecue grills located here so break out the steaks. The other pool is located next to the beach pavilion. You’ll see it when you go to the gulf beach. This is a gorgeous pool complete with jets spraying decorative water displays. If this isn’t enough of a change Big Kahunas, our local water park, is just a five-minute drive away. Look it up on line - it’s definitely worth a visit.

Do you want a quiet getaway on the water? Magnolia House is wonderfully situated in the secluded section of Holiday Isle in central Destin, within the private gates of the Destin Pointe community. This one of the best spots anywhere on the Emerald Coast! Your privacy is insured with the only 24/7 guarded security residential subdivision along the Destin, Florida beach.

Looking for family friendly events? Big Kahunas, The Track, mini golf, bowling, pirate ships, dolphin cruises and every water sport you can imagine are all a short drive (or boat ride) away.

Do you to party the night (and maybe day) away? Call the water taxi. They’ll pick you up and bring you back to Noriega Point beach (opposite side of the harbor from A'J's restaurant). They’ll take you anywhere you want to go on the harbor. AJ’s, Margaretville, and Harry T’s are all a short boat ride away.

How about fireworks? The view from your balcony puts you at virtually ground zero for the Harbor Walk’s famous firework displays. Displays occur on holidays and weekly during the summer season. Don’t fight the crowds; sit on your balcony. It’s the best seat in town.

Do you like to eat? Use the same water taxi or your car to get to one of our famous restaurants. Harbor Docks, Dewey Destin’s and Hogg’s Breath café are a few of the many outstanding eateries located near the Harbor Walk.

Want to go shopping? Destin Commons is a 10-minute drive east. Drive another 5 minutes and you’ll arrive at the Silver Sands Outlet Mall. If you haven’t heard yet Silver Sands is the largest designer outlet mall in the United States. It’s worth a look.

Want to spend some time inside the condo? We supply free Wi Fi, cable TV and complementary NETFLIX.

Your unit is a one-bedroom/ one-bath condo complete with all the amenities you can ask for. The beachfront complex overlooking the Destin East Pass and Jetties is amazing. The complex features under building parking, two lakes, 2 tennis courts, 2 pools - one heated year round, basketball, shuffleboard and a seasonal courtesy shuttle to effortlessly transport you around the complex. You can swim, walk the beaches, fish the jetties, snorkel or participate in the sports and games all without leaving the complex. Be careful not to spend all of your time on the Pointe; we’d hate for you to miss the rest of what our holiday paradise has to offer outside the gates. It’s up to you; you’re on vacation – just show up and relax.

We could talk forever about this unit but . . . if you spend too much time reading about it you’ll miss time enjoying it. Go ahead and book. You’ll love it. We don’t just rent you a condo; we sell memories. Hope to see you soon.

More Details

Louise Traver
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017

About Louise Traver

We are a career military family. Wes is a retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant; I was born and raised in Wales, United Kingdom. After traveling the world for over 29 years we arrived on the Emerald Coast in 2005, fell in love with the area and decided to make it home. After settling in and realizing just how wonderful our new home is we decided to go into the vacation rental business and share this 'slice of paradise' with others. We’re local, hands-on owners who will pull out all the stops to enhance your vacation experience. We believe in and do everything possible to live up to our motto “we sell memories.”

Louise Traver purchased this condo in 2014

Why Louise Traver chose Florida North West

Why did we choose Magnolia House? That’s easy; the view. When we first looked at the condo we were mesmerized by the view. We have other properties on the Gulf of Mexico but the view over the East Pass is one-of-a-kind. Once hooked on the view we started to investigate the rest of the development. We discovered the lure of the jetties, the availability of the water taxi, the amenities and the all around great location of the Destin Pointe. Holiday Isle is perfectly situated and has everything necessary for a great vacation on the Gulf of Mexico. We found it and believe it’s one of the best spots in Destin. Now we’d like to share it with you. Come visit us and find out for yourself.


Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen sized sleeper/sofa in living room
  • Queen sized bed. 32' Flat screen TV. Closet
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Wow!! Great view remodeled 5th fl condo on the beach. Inc free Netflix & bch svc
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews

Fantastic views and great experience

  • 5 of 5

The views were beautiful and the service at the resort was first class.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This condo is amazing...!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I took our first trip together to Destin this past weekend and I can honestly say that I couldn't have asked for anything better. There was plenty of space, beautifully decorated, the view was absolutely breath taking and everything was so close and easy to get too. I will definitely be back for another stay at this condo for sure... #lovethiscondo #bestvacationever

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, well-equipped condo with fabulous view

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Louise's condo in Destin. It was so cool waking up each morning and seeing that fabulous view. The condo is clean, nicely decorated, and well-equipped. Only negative for us were the squeaky box springs. Having the gulf-side beach service for free was a great perk, and the heated pool at Magnolia House was very nice. We saw the complimentary tram roaming about, but never took advantage of it as we enjoyed the walk to the beach (~5 minutes). The grounds were well maintained at Destin Pointe, and the neighbors were quiet (rarely heard them from inside the condo).

The location was perfect. We enjoyed many local dining options close to the condo...Mimmo's Ristorante (dinner), The Local Market (lunch, coffee), Capriccio Cafe (coffee, breakfast). We also used the nearby Destin Water Taxi (Captain Crystal) for an evening at Destin HarborWalk.

All in all, it was an excellent stay and we're ready to return!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your vacation. Thanks for the heads-up regarding the box spring. We've replaced the box spring and mattress with a new Pillow Top set. Hope to see you again!
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panaramic view

  • 5 of 5

Great view, would not ever get tired of it.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice Condo with a fantastic view.

  • 5 of 5

Our visit was exactly what we expected from all of the reviews. Everyone was pleasant. Staff members Dan and PJ at the front gate were very helpful and. and pleasant. We will stay there in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is beautiful! The renovations are so prettty. The view from the balcony is spectacular!! Don't miss the sunsets!! The owner is an easy communicator and quick to respond to any needs. I will definitely be staying there again.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Fort Walton Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Destin Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 5 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Fall Break
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 13 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Oct 14 2017 - Oct 27 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Mar 2 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

If paying by credit card a 4% fee will apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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