Stunning View and Comfort Near Beach - Silver Dunes 1400c
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Are you looking for a place to hang out in the winter and not be shoveling snow? Want a warm porch to sit and read and listen to the ocean? Look no more...Silver Dunes 1400 C in Destin, Florida is the place for vacationers like you who are looking to escape the chill! There are numerous treats that await you upon your booking.
First and most revered is the crystal clear Caribbean-like waters of the Gulf and the sugar white sand that “squeaks” when you walk on it. Travelers are so overwhelmed by the beauty of Destin’s beaches that nearby stores sell bottles of sand in case your friends have a hard time believing your description later. Southern Living readers rated it #1 Destination Beach over Myrtle Beach and Gulf Shores!
Silver Dunes is not a high rise with 20 floors to navigate with your beach gear before you reach the ground floor. It consists of units arranged in a sawtooth pattern so that all units offer a range of views of the beach. The 4th floor condos (which are on the uppermost floor of each front sawtooth building and of which 1400 C is one) offer the MOST spectacular view. Upon arrival, you will find yourself inexplicably drawn outside to the patio to view the stunning early morning and late night sights and sounds of the shoreline as you sip your coffee or cocktail. Don’t forget your camera because you will want to capture these special moments. And lest we fail to mention, the warm gulf breeze from this vantage point will also stay in your senses forever as it calms and lulls you into a feeling of extreme tranquility.
Are you ready for the beach? Well, just a short elevator ride down from 1400C and you are 30 yards walking distance from our private beach at this point! Now… doesn’t that sound more inviting than having to cross a road or take a car? Once there, George and his beach service will take good care of you and have your beach chairs waiting upon your arrival. Chair service can be arranged in advance of your trip or upon arrival and the following link explains its advantages.
Unit 1400C has been renovated and updated with your complete relaxation and pleasure in mind. The Unit has been tastefully decorated in a beach theme with colors of sea foam blue, sand beige and driftwood grey and the floor is wood looking tile. The countertops are Brazilian granite. There are numerous accessories throughout the unit that have been added to give the unit a "homelike" ambiance. There are 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed (with memory gel foam mattress topper that guarantees you uninterrupted sleep), spacious dresser, 1 nightstand, a flat screen smart TV with DVD player, and ceiling fan! The master opens into a bathroom with shower and tub combination ( and 7 setting shower head) as well as opening into the hallway coming from the living area. The second bedroom has 2 full-sized beds (each with a gel foam mattress topper), a spacious dresser, a small 2 drawer chest, ceiling fan and a flat screen smart TV with DVD player as well. The bedroom opens into a large 2nd bathroom with tub and shower combination, double sinks and a 7 setting shower head. The living room has a queen sofa sleeper that sleeps two and a futon that pulls out to sleep one. The kitchen is equipped with all essential appliances, cookware, dinnerware and flatware and comes fully stocked for those of you that really like to cook or entertain! The kitchen has a 4 burner stove, full oven, microwave, refrigerator with ice and water dispenser, dishwasher, cooking utensils, drip coffee-maker and Keurig single pod coffee maker, tea kettle, toaster, blender, cookware, dishes, glasses, flatware, and a spacious counter top for preparing food. There are full dinner settings for 6 and wine glasses and a wine rack for our adult guests. There is a George Foreman grill, blender and even a waffle maker! The dining room table seats six and the bar area consists of two bar stools and a raised countertop that seats 2. Other amenities include: WiFi internet and upgraded cable TV package, 50” flat screen TV in the living area with smart DVD player with soundbar, flat screens and smart DVD players in all rooms, central air and ceiling fans in all rooms, stacked washer/dryer and vacuum and broom. Additionally, Silver Dunes offers fresh towels and linens on a daily basis in a “towel exchange” with housekeeping and maid service can be arranged for long-term renters. There are even two barbecue areas with 4 BBQ grills in each area for those of you that desire to grill your dinner!
If the beach does not beckon you then Silver Dunes offers two lighted tennis courts, a heated swimming pool and children’s pool, game room, shuffleboard, and fitness room. The front office has a lending library with books and games and a guest computer with printer. The complex also has a coin operated laundromat for your extra wash and icemakers.
Do you have kids? While Silver Dunes offers the amenities that anyone - single or married - might want or need, the complex has some “special” features that are particularly suited for a family with kids of all sizes. The Silver Dunes complex is gated and there is a courtesy patrol which offers an extra measure of protection and security for those of you that have particularly active kids. In the center of the complex is a large lawn area that runs from the pool to the beach. In the evening, it becomes a playground for kids of all ages; whether it’s a game of Frisbee, tag, or Dad throwing a softball to Junior. From 1400C, you can watch the kids play on this lawn while enjoying “adult” time on the balcony.
To thank our military for their service, we proudly offer a 15% military discount applied to active duty, reserve, and retired. You must show your ID at check-in and restrictions may apply. We love “snowbirds” and offer discounted rates to those staying longer than 30 days.
Silver Dunes is a no-smoking, no pets facility.
We look forward to you booking your next vacation with us! Call Silver Dunes office at 850-837-6104 for your next memorable vacation! You will not be disappointed! Also hurry to book vacation for the 2016 summer...vacation weeks are booking fast and we don't want you to miss the stay of your lifetime.!!!
Dean and Kathy Glade
How to Get in Touch and Book Your Reservation:
◾Call toll-free 1.800.231.6729
◾Call local 850.837.6104
◾For beach service, call George’s office at 850.654.3169
◾Visit us at 1030 East Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541
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- On floor 4
- Elevator : Can accomodate 6 persons w/out luggage
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
This is a kid friendly location with a minimum of breakable items in the unit. We attempted to limit the amount of glass top tables so that parents of young children would feel welcome. There is a greenbelt between sawtooth for older children to play in the evening while the parents supervise from above. ...moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 6-9
- The master bedroom has a king-sized bed (with memory gel foam mattress topper that guarantees you uninterrupted sleep), headboard, spacious dresser with mirror, one two-drawer nightstand, a flat screen smart TV with DVD player, alarm clock radio and ceiling fan. The second bedroom has 2 full-sized beds (each with a gel foam mattress topper), headboards, a spacious dresser with mirror, 2 drawer nightstand, a small nightstand with USB port charging dock inside, 2 lamps, vertical shutter blinds, ceiling fan and a flat screen smart TV with DVD player as well. There is a small mirrored box for holding keys and jewelry on the dressers in each bedroom. Luggage racks are provided in both bedrooms...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- The king bed master bedroom opens into a bathroom with single sink, and shower and tub combination with handheld shower head with 7 settings. This bathroom is also entered from the hallway leading to the bedrooms. The full bed bedroom opens into a large 2nd bathroom with tub and shower combination and double sinks. It also has a handheld shower head with 7 settings. Both bathrooms have accessories for holding toothbrushes and tissues. The large bath has a extra blowdryer. ...moreless
- Beach service available March 1, 2015 — October 31, 2015 Umbrella with 2 chairs or 1 cabana 1 day $26 2 days $42 6 days $126 Week $147 All rates include state sales tax. 2015 Service Hours ◾March 1 — April 30: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ◾May 1 — September 6: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM ◾September 7 — October 31: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Pending weather, service will be guaranteed through 5 pm. To make reservations with George, please call his office at 850.654.3169 and leave a message if he does not answer. You can also: ◾Email your requests ◾Fax a letter to 850.837.6287 ◾Or write 1030 E Hwy 98, Destin, Fl 32541 Beach Charges are due prior to your check out. You may pay by cash, check, or credit card. The use of boom boxes without headsets on the beach is prohibited. Beginning in 2014, the location and /or positioning of private beach equipment used as shading devices on our beach area became more restricted. Please consult with the beach staff about the restrictions. ...moreless
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- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
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- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
- Ocean View
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- Deepsea Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
The table seats six and the bar area seats two on bar stools. The table has plenty of space for plates and extra dishes. Lighting is over table and there is a table runner & decorative centerpieces....moreless
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- Seating for 8 people
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Queen sofabed, fold out futon sleeps one, Flat screen TV with remote, DVD player with soundbar, 2 high back chairs, wine rack, programmable candles, plugs w/USB ports, privacy drapes & shutters. ...moreless
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Aug 13 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 11%
While it is not posted, our booking agent can entertain a nightly rental with a 3 night minimum in the Summer and Fall periods. Taxes and a housekeeping fee of $65 will be added to the quoted rate. Please call (800) 231-6729 or 850-837-6104 to determine availability for this option. Our rates for 2015 are:
3 night min stay $271 $1626
5/23 – 8/7, 2015
7 night min stay $2,226
8/8 – 10/312015
7 night min stay $1206
11/1/15 -2/29, 2016
3 night min stay $159 $954
A $250.00 per week advance reservation deposit is required at time of booking. Deposits will be deducted from rent due 30 days prior to arrival. In the event you have to cancel within the 30 days, you will forfeit your entire stay charge. Balance is due 30 days prior to your arrival date via credit card. Upon completion of inspection of your unit if damage has occurred or a deep clean is required, credit card will be charged accordingly.
Cancellation Policy for Long-Term Rentals
A $250.00 advance rent deposit payable by check is required to confirm your reservation. Credit card deposits will be accepted with a 3% charge for long-term reservations only, long-term being 30 days or more. The $250 deposit is non-refundable.
Your balance is due upon arrival via cash, personal check, traveler’s check, or cashiers check. MasterCard, American Express, Visa, and Discover are accepted with a 3% fee for long-term reservations only.
We give a 15% military discount to active duty, reserve, and retired servicemen/women. Must show ID at check-in. Not valid on existing reservations. Restrictions may apply. Call for details.
A $250.00 per week advance reservation deposit is required at time of booking. Deposits will be deducted from rent due 30 days prior to arrival. In the event you have to cancel within the 30 days, you will forfeit your entire stay charge. Balance is due 30 days prior to your arrival date via credit card.
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Want to get out and experience Destin’s other attractions? Practically across the street from Silver Dunes is the “Big Kahuna” Water and Adventure Park. You can slide, float, and tumble down 40 different attractions including a lazy river, a wave pool, Cyclone and Sky Coaster rides and huge slides. You can also play miniature golf and race go-karts. “The Track” Recreation Center offers bumper boats, bungee jumping, go-kart racing, a large arcade, and miniature golf; Amusement USA offers Hamster Balls, Bungee Trampolines, and the HarborWalk Mining Co.; and Harborwalk Village offers Cubby the Caboose Train Ride. At the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park you can snorkel with stingrays and sharks, feed penguins, watch otters play and get a kiss from a harbor seal. These parks are seasonal so please check on their availability.
If you have teens that are into thrills, Destin offers helicopter and seaplane rides or you can send them to The Track for the 75-foot plunge from their bungee jumping tower. Your family can also climb aboard the SeaBlaster –a 75 ft speedboat which features different cruises including snorkeling and dolphin cruise combination trips, afternoon beach dolphin cruises, and relaxing sunset dolphin cruises.
Want something a little less heart pounding? The Destin area offers some really terrific shopping and not just of the cheesy souvenir type. Start your spree at Destin Commons, a new outdoor complex anchored by a Rave Motion Pictures theater, Bass Pro Shop, Hard Rock Cafe, and Belk. Scattered around these biggies are both boutiques and well-known stores, as well as a playground area and a 49-head pop-up fountain for kids to run through. HarborWalk Village on the Destin Harbor offer an inviting collection of sixty or so waterfront restaurants, nightclubs, water activities, quaint shops, exclusive boutiques and more than 20 boats from the Destin Charter Boat Fishing Fleet. This is where the Emerald Coast gathers for weekly fireworks, seasonal festivals and live entertainment. Make sure to bring an extra suitcase because Silver Sands Premium Outlet is one of Florida's largest designer outlet complexes with more than 100 top designer names featured and there are eight eateries in the complex! And, in both directions from Silver Dunes are local novelty, art and souvenir retailers carrying all kinds of swim attire, boogie boards, beach jewelry and even hermit crabs.
If cooking is your thing, there are plenty of supermarkets that carry all the necessary culinary requirements such as Publix, Walmart and Whole Foods. However if vacation means never seeing the stove, Destin offers dining experiences too numerous to name. If seafood is what you love, you can expect “fresh from the sea” quality and service with selections landed daily from the Gulf.
About: The units 1400C and 203D were originally owned by Mr. and Mrs. Otto Glade. They bought these condos when the units were first built because they were so impressed with the layout and the incredible value of Silver Dunes Condominiums. Their sons, Dean and Gary Glade, who vacationed at Silver Dunes since the late 70’s with their parents, inherited the condos from their mother upon her passing. The third brother, Mark, recently acquired 105D in the same complex.
Why Destin, FL, USA:
This property offers private beachfront and an opportunity to feel like you are not competing for chair space on the beach with hundreds of fellow renters - unlike other high rise condominiums in the area. It also hosts 2 tennis courts, a pool and a neatly manicured greenbelt in between the 2 sawtooth complexes that serves as a play area for kids of all ages. The walk to the beach is only 30 yards from the elevator and there are ice machines on alternate floors for ease of filling your ice chest.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The unit 1400C is on the 4th and top floor of one of the Silver Dunes sawtooth complex. This particular condo has magnificent views of the beach and ocean from the patio and picture window yet it also offers you a birdseye view of the greenbelt area from the patio if your kids are playing below. The breeze from this vantage point is also delightful and you will be tempted to spend all your non-beach time outside on the patio soaking up the sights and sounds of the oceanside. To be on the 4th floor does not in any way diminish the convenience of the unit to the beach since the elevators are a couple of steps away and the beach is only 30 yards from the ground floor outside the elevators. This unit also features sleeping arrangements for 9 unlike other units in the same complex.
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- Secondary: +1 8508376104 This is the local office number
- Fax: +1 8508376287
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View from 1400 C early in the morning
View of the Silver Dunes sawtooth complexes from the beach
The living area in the day with the shutters open.
The bar area that seats two
The bedroom with the king size bed.
The second bedroom with two full beds
Our living area with queen sofa bed and single futon in corner
The living area
George - In charge of our beach services and is able to answer most questions!
A view of the greenbelt and pool area
The manicured lawn "play" area that lies between the units at Silver Dunes
The front entrance of Silver Dunes. We are gated and secure!
View from 1400C once the chairs have been set up by George
View from balcony mid-afternoon.
Our dining table that seats 6.
Our kitchen. You have a choice of coffee pot or Keurig!
The bath that leads from the king bed bedroom and the living area.
The bath leading from the two full bed bedroom
Our living area with queen sofa bed and single bed futon in corner
A view down the beach. Notice the high rises and the # of chairs in front!
Skim boarding is a popular activity
The Silver Dunes pool on a hot afternoon.
Even in the rain there are kids playing in the manicured lawn!
Our flag indicating quality and first class service
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016
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