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Direct Beachfront Condo! Family Friendly/Big Pool!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,501 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Beautiful Unit 205! Very spacious 3 bedroom/2 bathroom - Direct Beachfront!


This is one of the nicest and updated condo at Water Edge and our FIVE star reviews agree!


This beautiful luxury 3 bedroom condo has a stunning view of the Gulf, just steps from the soft sugar white sandy beach, huge pool with the expansive deck area, and the daily adventures of our dolphins! This unit is perfect for couples and small families!

We offer the best value AND price for comparable units at Waters Edge :)

NOTE: This remarkable upscale 2nd floor condo has all updated stainless appliances, updated lighting & plumbing/shower fixtures, new ceiling fans, fully stocked kitchen, (including coffee, tea, snacks, specialty bar/glassware) high quality linens, beach towels, charging stations, .... and ready for YOU!

Centrally located on beautiful Okaloosa Island, this awesome property has super easy access to local restaurants, water sports, miniature golf, amusement park, premier shopping, fine dining and all sorts of fun activities. Waters Edge is located 7 miles from Destin and a short 15 - 20 minutes from the Fort Walton Airport (VPS). This unit is convenient to the fishing pier, several golf courses, museums, convention center, and much more!

*For the fisherman, we have World Class fishing waters along with the biggest fishing fleet on the Gulf Coast.

The beach vacation of your life is waiting for you!

The pool is the largest on Okaloosa Island, with the smaller pool heated in the cooler months.


Waters Edge amenities include 410' of gulf front beach, the largest swimming pool on the island, four level parking garage, BBQ area, fitness center, free Wi-Fi and complimentary beach service (2 chairs and 1 umbrella) during beach season.











* CONVENIENT KEYLESS DOOR ENTRY - (no keys to lose or keep up with)








More Details

CareySue Beasley
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About CareySue Beasley

We are a very active family of five and enjoy traveling. Over the years, some of our favorite memories have been made at the beach. The sandy white beaches and the clear blue water make this area of the Gulf Coast one of the prettiest in Florida. We fell in love Okaloosa Island when we were looking for a beach place of our own. It is a perfect location for families and private enough for a romantic getaway too. There is nothing like sitting on our balcony in the morning watching the dolphins play in the water, feeling the soft breeze off the ocean, hearing the crashing waves and smelling the salt water air while enjoying a cup of coffee. We would love to be there all year round, but instead we want to open our home for our guests to relax and have fun as well. We hope you'll enjoy our little slice of heaven for your vacation this year and for many years to come!

CareySue Beasley purchased this condo in 2015

Why CareySue Beasley chose Fort Walton Beach

Waters Edge is one of the best and most popular properties on the Emerald Coast! We offer something for everyone! This Condo Complex and all its beautiful grounds are centrally located on gorgeous Okaloosa Island which is popular for its beauty, convenience, location and value! This particular location offers you the peace and tranquility of the Gulf, but the convenience of fabulous local restaurants and attractions.

SHHHHH! Please don’t let our secret out!!

What makes this condo unique

This very popular condo has one of the best views on the Island! Waters Edge is a premier exclusive smaller upscale property. Very convenient to restaurants and activities :) It just doesn't get better than this! Once you bury your toes in our soft sugar white sand that ONLY Okaloosa Island has... you'll never want to leave!


Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1501 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • You must be 25 years old to reserve and occupy this condo
  • Any misrepresentation of the reservation is considered a violation of the rental agreement and will result in immediate eviction with no refund.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • 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
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
  • Brand new queen sleeper sofa and Pack and Play add additional sleeping arrangements for guests
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
VCR and DVD in each bedroom, bunkroom and living room, CD and DVD player, 5000 square foot pool. Pack and Play (bring your own sheets) and high chair provided for our littlest guests.


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Direct Beachfront Condo! Family Friendly/Big Pool!
average rating of 4.967742 based on 31 reviews

Nice accommodations nice owner

  • 5 of 5

Condo is nice and comfortable, tastefully decorated, well stocked with kitchen supplies.

Master is bigger than photos show. Bunk room was smaller than expected. Though, not an issue since we didn't need the extra bedroom and used to store items out of the way. No need to bring any beach toys, chairs, floats. They have it all in the bunk room closet. Very, very nice amenity to have the four beach rental chairs. The beach attendant, Elliott (?), was very attentive and personable. The property is well maintained and saw maintenance, pool and lawn care staff working everyday. Second floor unit is nice, with better view to see over the dunes to the ocean, and only steps away from the stairwell. Nice covered parking helped shade the car and keep from over heating. Convenient and short drive to Publix, Destin and the fishing pier (most serious fishing pier I've ever seen). Owner is very responsive and accommodating. Would recommend and stay at this condo again.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the awesome review! And thank YOU for being awesome guests!
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Freaking awesome

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to fort walton area for 5 years now trying out different places to stay and by far this is the best one. When u look at the pictures they are nice but when you walk in your be blown away the way the condo is set up and the view. Mellisa really goes above an beyond I mean you really just need bring yourself. She even supply makeup remover wipe. I will always go back if possible to rent with her no where else. We loved our trip this year. Great Job Mellisa

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Heather - I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and loved the condo. I do try to add those small touches to make your stay more comfortable. The view is what makes our condo such an amazing place to vacation. We look forward to having you back soon!
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Perfect location, beach front with the best chairs on the balcony!

  • 5 of 5

Decor of the condo is beautiful, beachy and modern. Very clean! Heated pool. Best ocean view from the balcony, master bedroom, living room and kitchen! Chair and umbrella service were great!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed the condo and the view! Thanks for being our guests and I hope you stay with us again soon. Melissa
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our vacation, best room we've had in years of going to beach. Hats off to the grounds crew on keeping the place immaculate .

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve, I'm glad you had a great stay and enjoyed both the condo and the property. Thanks for staying with us and we hope you'll return soon! Melissa
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Nice beach view

  • 4 of 5

We arrived early, and Melissa was very accommodating and provided us an early check in code. (We arrived at 1:00pm). Upon arrival the condo had very modern updating, and was very clean. The large wooden table did however have some sticky residue on it, that would not come off. The condo was overall very nice, but the 3rd bedroom with the bunks was a lot smaller that I had imagined. It got very warm in there at night, even though there is an oscillating fan mounted on the wall. The washing machine was also a pain. When it was on final spin, it was terribly loud. Loud enough that you didn't wash clothes at night when kids were sleeping. On the 3rd day I received a text from the owner, saying that she gets alerts when the temperature goes below 70 degrees. i had the thermostat on 68 degrees, because my kids were burning up in there room. Melissa was very nice about it, but I felt it should probably not been sent, felt scolded in a way. Especially, when it is posted all over the condo to keep the temp No lower that 68 degrees. I realize those were a few negative things, but they needed to be told. The beach service was great, 4 chairs and 2 umbrellas set up every day!! Plenty of utensils, pots, pans, etc. Overall, the condo suited our families just fine. Waters edge on the other hand was a different story. The elevator was terribly slow, some days it did not work at all, thank goodness we were only on the 2nd floor, and stairs were close. Also, at night there were numerous outdoor lights burnt out, espicially by the elevators. This is very dangerous, and scary especially for elderly people. I can't remember how many other's I talked too about this. I finally went to management in the office and reported it middle of the week, and it finally got fixed. The parking spots are too narrow, and large concrete pillars take up half the spots. So overall, I probably wouldn't stay here again. Not because of Melissa or the condo itself, but because of waters edge poor property management. Also, traffic is so bad going to destin, I would prefer to stay further in Destin.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danny, Thank you for staying with us. It is our goal to provide a 5 star experience for our guests and I’m sorry you felt that our condo was not worthy of a 5 star rating. To any future guests reading Danny’s review, please let me know if there is anything not up to your expectations during your stay. If I know during your stay, I can work to resolve any issues. Upon reading this review, I have contacted our management company and they have made sure all the light bulbs are working outside the condo. The elevator issue is being addressed as well. We have also replaced the washer and dryer so our guests will not be inconvenienced at all. I go out of my way to ensure our condo is the best at Waters Edge. Please don’t just take my word for it, just read all the other 5 star reviews posted. If you’re looking for a less crowded condo property than you would find in Destin, steps to the beach with a great pool and beach view right from your windows, then Waters Edge 205 is perfect for you. I look forward to providing you a 5 star experience during your stay! Melissa
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Great place to stay!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great place at a great price!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susan, I'm glad you enjoyed the condo and had a great vacation. We hope you'll return soon. Melissa
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Beach Butt BBQ
Barbecue Restaurant
Captain D's
Seafood Restaurant
Original Waterfront Crab Shack Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Sealand Restaurant
Steak House
Synergy Organic Juice Bar and Cafe
Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum
The Tipsy Pig
Bar & Grill
Maas Coffee
Coffee Shop
The Boardroom Pub and Grub
KC's Sandbar & Grille
Bar & Grill
Taste Tapas & Wine Bar
Tapas Bar
Sotol Tequila & Mezcal
Mexican Restaurant
Burrito del Sol
Mexican Restaurant
Thai Spice
Thai Restaurant
Ali's Bistro
Italian Restaurant
Barbecue Restaurant
Fokker's Pub
Bar & Grill
Lanie's Kitchen II
Filipino Restaurant
Bamboo's Jamacian Restaurant
Jamaican Restaurant
Giovanni's One89
Italian Restaurant
Ma Ma Nu's Kitchen
Thai Restaurant
Helen Back Cafe
Pizza Restaurant
Props Brewery & Grill
Asiago's Skillet
Breakfast Restaurant
Japan & China Taste
Chinese Restaurant
AJ's Oyster Shanty
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Bay Cafe French Restaurant
French Restaurant
Hightide Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar
Seafood Restaurant
Seoul Garden Restaurant
Korean Restaurant
Sushi Restaurant
Old Bay Steamer
Seafood Restaurant
Blue Collar Cafe
Papa Joe's Hideaway
Bar & Grill
Robinson's Cruse Thru
Fast Food Restaurant
Panda China Buffet
Chinese Restaurant
Ocean Buffet
Chinese Restaurant
The Gulf
Seafood Restaurant
Sabor A Mexico
Mexican Restaurant
Chicken in Basket
Soul Food Restaurant
Emerald Coast Convention Center
The Parson's Son
Barbecue Restaurant
Fat Stacks
Fusion Bistro
Thai Kitchen
Thai Restaurant
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Tijuana Flats
Tex-Mex Restaurant
Angler's Beachside Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Chapala Authentic Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Car: recommended

We have something for everyone! Of course, relaxing on the sugar white sandy beaches, exploring the some of the local attractions including: the Gulfarium, Adventure Island (for the kiddos) and Eglin Air Force Museum... and many more! We offer dozens of awesome local restaurants, shopping and arts! We are just minutes from Destin (without all the traffic). And don't forget: we are known for our world class fishing! Year round activities, dining, shopping and fun for all ages!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $160

You must be 25 years old to reserve and occupy this unit. Any misrepresentation of the reservation is a violation of the rental agreement and will result in immediate eviction with no refund.

***The Rental Damage Waiver is a plan that provides coverage for accidental damages to your vacation rental property during your stay, in place of a security deposit. With this waiver, you no longer have to worry about putting up a security deposit or how much will be returned when you get home!
A $79.00 nonrefundable Damage Waiver Fee is required for all reservations. The Damage Waiver Fee is a nonrefundable Fee that relieves Guests of the cost for unintentional and accidental damage to the Rental Property and its contents, not to exceed the amount of coverage (up to $500.00 of unintentional damage). The Damage Waiver Fee does not cover intentional damage, theft, unauthorized entry into the owner’s supply closet, unauthorized pets, extensive cleaning required at check-out, smoking, exceeding occupancy limits or parking limits, and any other charges/polices in Owner’s Rental Policies and Rental Agreement including any fines imposed on Owner by the City, County, State or Home Owner Association as the result of violation of any law, ordinance, rule or regulation or any fines or costs levied against Guest or visitors of Guest (Excess Damage Costs). Guest will be notified of any Excess Damage Costs in writing. Any Excess Damage Costs will also be charged immediately to the Guest’s credit card. Guest, by signing below, assumes full responsibility for any items found to be missing and any damage due to misuse, negligence or action on Guest’s or Guest’s visitors part, except in the case of normal wear-and-tear reported to Manager within 48 hours of Check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.