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Sugar Shack~ New photos and gorgeous decor!! CHECK US OUT!!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,982 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights


About the property

4 bedroom 3 bath, sleeps 9, Pet-Friendly Home


Easy on-line booking....simply click on the BOOKING link below (immediately above "Photos") or call us for more details at 850-269-0826.

**Cancelations that are made more than (60) days prior to the Check-in date will forfeit a cancelation charge of $250.00. Even if its the same day**

Come on down and see the SUGAR SHACK, our "Coastal Living" cottage near the beach. This entire house has 10 foot ceilings and upgrades galore, including custom window treatments, gorgeous dark hardwood flooring in the great room , shimmering capiz shell chandelier and brand new high-end carpet in the bedrooms. Each bathroom is fully upgraded with Travertine natural stone and glass tile. We are just 3 blocks to the beach and only one street over from the fabulous lagoon walk-in style pool. In the pool area, there is a Jacuzzi and tiki grilling area. Lush landscaping, surround music playing all day... you'll feel like you are in an island oasis!

This gated community of Villages of Crystal Beach is a very unique property. It is located centrally in Destin near everything. Once you enter the private gates, you feel very secluded. Within a couple of blocks, you will find shopping, dining, entertainment, groceries, pharmacies and best of all, the stunning beach!

First Floor - this starts with the covered front porch with seating and private gas grill. Enter the double french doors and you will find the open-concept great room, which includes a spacious living area, luxury kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, huge island with breakfast bar and dining area with plenty of seating for 8.

Down the hall, bedroom #1 has a king-sized bed, goose down comforter and upgraded bedding with a large walk-in closet. There is a full bath directly adjacent to the downstairs bedroom, in addition to a full sized laundry and utility room.

Upstairs, you will enter the huge, sumptuous master suite, consisting of a king-sized bed, goose down comforter and upgraded bedding, large walk-in closet, bright reading nook with a comfy chair and access to the covered porch. The master bath has a jetted tub and a shower. Upstairs bedroom #2 has a queen-sized bed and large walk-in closet. The nautical themed bunk room is just steps outside the master suite and consists of a twin over full bunk. There is a full size bathroom between these two bedrooms and also access to the covered porch.

This home is certain to please everyone in the family, offering a new pack n' play, high chair, beach goodies (4 Tommy Bahama chairs, beach cart and toys), free WIFI, expanded cable channels on all the flat screen tv's in every room and hair dryers in the bathrooms. Just pack your bathing suits and toothbrushes and come enjoy the sunshine and beautiful beach!

Don't forget, during high season, The Villages of Crystal Beach offers a shuttle service to the beach. A tram stop is located very close to the house and you can pile all of your beach goodies on-board and hit the beach in a matter of minutes!

So much to do in Destin it's hard to know where to start! Beautiful beaches with clear waters are perfect for paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkeling and especially fishing!! Tons of shopping, fine dining and you can always find a festival and the best night life around. Some highlights here in Destin would be shopping at Destin Commons, bowling at Uncle Bucks, enjoying an abundance of water sports - rent a boat, jet ski or paddle board. Check out the Harbor Walk Village with Margaritaville, shopping, fun activities for the kids, zip lining and concerts- all on the water. Check out the Charter fishing boats in the afternoon to see the catch of the day. Crab Island is the fun place to be on the water, any summer afternoon you'll see hundreds of boats anchored up and people wading thru the crystal clear waters. You find music, party barges, floating pizza deliveries, and so much more. Anther must-see attraction is the Village of Baytowne Wharf- on the bay with a marina, kids fun area, zip lining, dining, night life, shopping, or a romantic sunset on the water. Enjoy open air concerts in the summer.

Within 1-3 miles you'll find numerous golf courses (ask us about discount golf fees) and tennis clubs. So much to do in Destin, come check us out and stay where you play!

More Details

Property Manager
Cheryl St. Pe'
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Cheryl St. Pe'

I am originally from Atlanta, Georgia and fell in love with Destin and Ft. Walton while visiting the area for many fun spring breaks! After moving to Southern California 25 years ago, I brought my family back to Destin for vacation last year and we fell in love all over again with the pristine beaches and sugar white sands here and decided to buy a beach home away from home!

Cheryl St. Pe' purchased this house in 2014

Why Cheryl St. Pe' chose Crystal Beach

We purchased this home because of several reasons:

1. Family friendly complex - this house is ideal as you have privacy and space, yet are just a couple of blocks to the beach. In addition, the huge resort style pool with beach walk-in entry is ideal for the youngest of toddlers and everyone in the family.

2. Location- You are close to everything in Destin here, the Beach, fishing, shopping, water sports, dining, shopping and entertainment.

3. You get so much more for your money when you stay in a vacation house versus a hotel and you can even cook your own meals!

What makes this house unique

Villages of Crystal Beach is a gated community in the heart of Destin but once you enter the private gates, you feel like you have entered some resort down in the southern islands. Lush landscaping, waterfalls and surround sound music are all fantastic and we feel very safe being in a gated community. Please visit our home. We are certain that you will love it as much as we do and make some pretty fantastic memories at the Sugar Shack!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Sugar shack was no such thing as a Shack.... It was a fun, playful Beach style cottage. We had a great time at the pool area and the beach supplies the owner allows guests to use is great. There was nothing we needed, and more than expected. Rich was great to meet us shortly after our arrival and assured us if we needed anything he would be right there, but we didn't need a thing. Thanks for a great time at Sugar Shack!
Oct 2015
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Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1982 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bathroom on first floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Master Bath second floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bathroom on second floor
  • Bath Hand Soaps Provided
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom second floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen Bedroom on second floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , Bunk Room with twin over full
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King Bedroom first floor
  • Linens Provided (please bring your own beach towels)
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Private Gas grill with one free LP refill Community pool and hot tub Central Location in Destin Pet Friendly Great Kitchen accessories Hair Dryer in every bathroom Snowbirds welcome 3 Cars MAX Central Air and Heat Linens provided (bring your beach towels please) Beach Chairs, Umbrella and rolling cart for the beach


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Sugar Shack~ New photos and gorgeous decor!! CHECK US OUT!!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 13 reviews

Beautifully decorated home! Large space for entertaining...

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. We loved private community pool and hot tub just around the corner. The beach is about a 4-5 minute walk from the front door.

Close to main strip of restaurants and shopping, perfect location.

Thanks again Cheryl!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love Sugar Shack!

  • 5 of 5

We just recently returned from staying at the Sugar Shack (May 2016) & thoroughly enjoyed our stay! All nine of us had plenty of space with beautiful ammentities! Great location to everything and fabulous pool area! We will be returning next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place to visit. We are here for a wedding this wknd, no hussle and bussle from annoying hotel guest. Very roomy comfortable. I must say this is day 1 and we still have the whole wknd. Dining and the beach right @ your fingertips.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sugar Shack Time

  • 5 of 5

This home went above and beyond our expectations! This was our first stay in the Sugar Shack and we were quite pleased. It was a perfect fit for our three boys and chihuahua. The home was clean, comfortable and equipped with everything we needed for our stay. The beach chairs and sand toys were a great added bonus! The house is located close to anything you might need or want to do. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I am SO DELIGHTED to have had the opportunity to stay at this lovely home! I have been privileged to stay at quite a few places in the Destin area, but would choose the SUGAR SHACK first again in the future. The home is elegantly, but comfortably appointed...plenty of room for a larger party, as the layout gives you lots of privacy. Close to the beach, restaurants and shopping. The pool area is beautiful and has a lovely hot tub. The property management makes the stay very accommodating. I hope it is available for my next vacation in beautiful Destin!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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baton rouge

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time here it was very clean and comfortable it had everything you could need and want and we will be coming back

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Destin Commons
Destin Commons with tons of shopping, dining and Entertainment for all ages!
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
Silver Sands Designer Factory outlet shopping
Pompano Joe's
Another Broken Egg Cafe -- CLOSED
Whale's Tail At Seascape
Harborwalk Village
Fishing, dining, shopping and tons of fun at Harborwalk including Mardi Gras Parade on Tuesd...
Bass Pro Shops
Captain Dave's On The Gulf
Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar
Crab Island
Best place to have fun on the water in Destin!
Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Ft. Walton Beach (VPS)
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Regata Bay
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Emerald Coast Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Outback and Waffle House
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Crystal Beach

Destin is a beautiful Beach, Fishing and Golf Destination, appropriately named the 'Luckiest Fishing Village in the World' and voted numerous times top 10 beaches in the world.

From Deep Sea Fishing, Boating, sight seeing to world class golf courses, there's not much you can't do in Destin.

Our location is by far one of the best in Destin, just 3 blocks to the pristine EMerald Waters of the Gulf of Mexico and one block to tons of shopping, dining and entertainment. Within 1-3 miles you'll find numerous golf courses and Tennis clubs.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250 + Tax
Damage Coverage $59
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

3 Car Max
Check in 4PM, check out 10AM

**Student groups, all 21 years of age, are allowed with approval from the owner and a required and refundable $2,000 Performance Deposit.**

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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