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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Coastal home located 125 yards from private beach and cabana!

Welcome to our 'Beach Dreams' home! Updated designer kitchen! New bedroom flooring! All new bathrooms! Brand new King and bunkbed rooms with all new bedding! Every room freshly painted and updated!

We are located a short walking distance to the gated Emerald Shores private beach (approximately 125 yards). There is also a FREE beach shuttle, during peak seasons, to transport you and your gear to the beach if you need assistance. There is a private Pavilion available to guests with picnic tables, rinse showers and bathrooms located on the beach. The Pavilion also features a Cabana Cafe open seasonally serving beach fare and drinks! Beach umbrella and chair rental service is available on the beach.

Our 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home is decorated in an upscale coastal theme. There is a bright sun-room which features a full-size and twin trundle bed for additional sleeping space. The bathrooms include wall-mounted dryers for guest use.

The high top dinette table seats six and there are 3 leather bar stools for additional seating at the counter. The family room includes comfortable furnishings with a queen size sleeper sofa and a large wall-mounted 42' flat screen TV with a DVD/VCR combo included.

Outside spaces include a fenced-in back yard with a charcoal grill, patio table, side table, , two deck boxes filled with beach chairs, toys and wagon. There is also a lounge and regular chairs with cushions. You will find a His & Her bike also stored in the yard.

We have a screened-in lanai with cushioned wicker furniture for enjoying your evenings bug-free. The home includes a full-size washer, dryer, ironing board and iron.

We are mere steps away from one of the two seasonally heated community pools, tennis/basketball courts and shuffle board amenities.

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Kathleen Casey
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

About Kathleen Casey

My husband and I are the proud parents of two grown, married children and the ecstatic grandparents of six! We all love to vacation on the beautiful beaches of the Emerald Coast and Destin.

Kathleen Casey purchased this house in 2011

Why Kathleen Casey chose Miramar Beach

My husband and I spent many vacations with our children in the Destin area while they were growing up. Now, we get to share our vacation home with our guests and grandchildren when they visit! We love the close proximity of this home to the beach and the neighborhood amenities. There are many areas of the home to allow a quiet space for all, yet all rooms are located on one floor in our ranch home. There is a great mix of indoor and outdoor spaces.

What makes this house unique

Two of the highlights of this home are the one minute walk to the pool and the 2-3 minute walk to the beach!

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We wanted to let you know that we

really enjoyed the house, as well as the amenities Emerald Shores

has to offer :) The beach area is great and continues to provide much

enjoyment for us. Destin is a great area and we are already planning

future vacations, perhaps even making this an annual vacation spot ;)

Your home has a great balance of the beach feel coupled with the

comforts and feel of being at home. The wedding was great, even the

rain couldn't stop the blessed event. We have some amazing memories as

a result, and the home will always be a great part of that.
Jun 2015
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Miramar Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No college groups allowed even with a chaperone. Damage protection insurance mandatory covers up to $1500 in damages for $59.00.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Jack & Jill shared bath with separate vanities in each BR
  • A startup kit of kitchen detergent, toilet paper and bath soaps are provided to guests!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bonus Sun Room and sleeper sofa - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Trundle bed with double/single beds plus Queen sleeper sofa
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Bunk bed twin over full with twin trundle bed
  • Flat screen TV's and dressers in all bedrooms. All bed linens provided. Sleeps 10-12.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great. The house was beautiful and the owner very helpful. Close to the beach and most everything else in Destin. Hope to rent this house again next summer!!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach Dreams, truly leaves you with sweet dreams.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have been vacationing in Destin for 15 years now and I have to say that Kathleen was the best owner to work with. Her customer service was 5+ stars. Her property is in a great location, nicely decorated, spacious enough for your family to spread out when they need that time away from each other :-) A nice variety of sleeping arrangements. Great location; within walking distance to Pompanoe Joe's and Kenny D's, and within driving distance to other restaurants, grocery stores and an Urgent Care. Kathleen was super attentive through the whole process and very accommodating. I definitely plan to rent Beach Dreams in the future and will also suggest it to other friends and family.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amy, Thank you for your very kind words and review. I enjoyed working with you and would love to have you and your family back again!
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Very good condition. Could upgrade wifi

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place amenities are top notch.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

Destin is beautiful and this house is very close to beach. It was great and hope to rent it again next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another Year of Beach Dreams Coming True

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at Beach Dreams and we absolutely love this home and location! The home design allows ample space for family togetherness as well as time to rest and relax after kids are worn out from the pool or the beach. The convenience of being able to cook a meal , pack a snack to take to the beach or to be within driving distance of all the good restaurants and fun things there are to do in Destin is a real plus for this location. The decor of this home is great from the granite countertops to the beach theme - we just love it here! We thoroughly enjoyed having our morning coffee on the porch and some of our dinners on the back patio. We utilized the beach wagon and the toys and I also recommend spending the money to rent beach chairs and an umbrella. The beach is just across a parking lot so within a very comfortable walking distance and the pool is a very short walk as well. The private beach access is great with a place to put the wagons and a place to rinse sand off! Great times, great house, great location! We are torn between letting the kids see another part of the country vs. coming back here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shannon, Thank you so much for your continued support by booking our home two years in a row. There are many great options in,our area and it means a great deal to us that you choose Beach Dreams for your family vacation. If you choose to book again next year, I promise to freeze the rental rate for you at the 2017 price. I appreciate your positive comments and loyalty! Thank you!
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Great location! Great beach! Great house!

  • 5 of 5

Great clean house. Loved the location of the property. House is within walking distance to a private beach with a snack bar. Very friendly property for families. We will be back next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Ft. Walton Beach, Pensacola or Panama City Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
Kenny D's
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Kenny D's
Nearest Beach
0.02 Miles
Private Emerald Shores Beach

Our property is located a short walk away from 4 restaurants/bars. We are within a short driving distance from the Downtown HarborWalk Village which is the home to many fine restaurants/bars, boat, kayak and jet-ski rentals, deep sea fishing, entertainment, annual festivals and much more. The area hosts one of the finest up-scale outlet malls, Silver Sands. There are numerous activities located nearby for children; Big Kahuna water park, miniature golf, go-kart race tracks, movies, etc.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $180 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

All rentals are weekly only with a Saturday-Saturday booking during peak seasons. No exceptions! We do NOT rent to chaperoned groups or singles under 25 years of age. We do NOT accept pets and we are a smoke free home. All neighborhood rules must be followed.

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.