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Beautiful Home, Great Amenities and Location! Perfect for large groups!

Bedrooms 7
Space 3,232 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3232 Sq Ft 7 bdrm/bthrm home 1.5 block from the beach. Private Pool.

Beautiful new home, built in 2016 ! Ready for your perfect vacation! This beautiful 7 bedroom home with first class decorating and private pool, is located 150 steps from the beautiful white sands and emerald water of Destin beaches.

This 3-story home features 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. It also includes living and entertaining areas on the first, second and third floors. Walk a block and a half to one of Destin's most beautiful beaches, or enjoy the privacy of your own large patio, grill, and heated pool!

Watch the sun come up from the large deck on the second floor or end the day on the third floor balcony by watching a glorious sunset. This home is conveniently located near shopping, fine restaurants and entertainment the whole family will love. Located in the quiet Crystal Beach neighborhood, your family/friends can take advantage of more than 6 miles of trails nearby.

You will love the 3232 square feet of living space the home has to offer to house your family reunions or friends vacationing together. The wide-open first floor living area includes: 10’ ceilings, fully equipped kitchen, dining for up to 16, and looks out on the beautiful pool and patio area. Downstairs you will also find 2 bedrooms, each with a king size bed and their own bathrooms.

Moving up to the second level you will find a relaxing area at the top of the stairs, loaded with kid's games, a TV, and queen sleeper. This floor also has 2 bedrooms and a bunk room, each with their own full bathrooms. Continue to the third floor and enjoy the living area destined to be a great hang out for all ages. This area includes a couch/daybed, TV and a pub table-perfect for games. Look out from the third-floor balcony onto the commons area below. In addition, find 2 more bedrooms on the third floor with a jack-and-Jill bathroom. All bedrooms have their own televisions, as well as TV's in all living areas.

This home will serve as the perfect vacation stay as it is built and furnished as we would our own home. Come be one of our first guests!

We can't wait to share this fantastic beach home with your friends and family!

More Details

Gary and Susie
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2018

About Gary and Susie

We have enjoyed summer vacations in Destin for 30+ years creating a lifetime of memories with family and friends. By far it is our #1 vacation spot for so many reasons: beach, weather, outdoor activities, restaurants, and atmosphere. We are truly excited to provide this opportunity for others who want to enjoy the Destin experience in a brand new home, located in beautiful Crystal Beach. Come on down, we promise, you will love it!

Gary and Susie purchased this house in 2016

Why Gary and Susie chose Crystal Beach

After vacationing in Destin for 30+ years for family reunions and vacations, we built and furnished our home based on a combination of the many places we stayed. We wanted to incorporate the best qualities of a vacation house, understanding what was needed to accommodate large groups. We wanted to provide people with a first class home for their vacation

What makes this house unique

Our home provides bathrooms off each bedroom, living space on all 3 levels and a large saltwater pool area which becomes an extension of the downstairs living.

Our location is excellent, near many major attractions, restaurants and of course, the beach. You can shop and dine without fighting Destin traffic!

Our home provides parking for 7 cars.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I have been going to Florida since I was two years old. That's more than 50 years ago. Destin is the place our family gets together every year for the best memories of our lives. With children and grandchildren there are 15 of us, and SunshineinDestin was the perfect place for us to stay. Best house we have ever rented. The kitchen and living room were spacious enough for all of us. There was enough quiet areas for babies to sleep. And the house was so well equipped with everything we needed. We hope to make this house our forever vacation spot. Thank you so much to our wonderful hosts who made the whole thing possible and who made it easy. We will see you next year.
Jun 2017
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Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3232 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , Separate half bath; share shower with bedroom 7. Jack/Jill
    Bathroom 7 - shower , Separate half bath; share shower with bedroom 6. Jack/Jill
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Large walk-in shower
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Closet, TV, Ceiling Fan, Connected bath room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Closet, TV, Ceiling Fan, Connected bath room
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , Closet, TV, Ceiling Fan, Connected bath room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Closet, TV, Ceiling Fan, Connected bath room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Closet, TV, Ceiling Fan, Connected bath room
    Bedroom 7 - 2 twin/ single , Closet, TV, Fan 1/2 bath; share shower with bdr 6-Jack/Jill
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , Closet, TV, Fan 1/2 bath; share shower with bdr 7-Jack/Jill
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our home has hosted several wedding partying. Great space for small weddings.


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Beautiful Home, Great Amenities and Location! Perfect for large groups!
average rating of 5.0 based on 48 reviews

Great house, well equipped

  • 5 of 5

The house was great. We had between 10 and 11 people and there was plenty of room for everyone to have ‘space’.

The kitchen was well equipped with many unexpected items, including hand mixer, blender and slow cooker.

Snorkeling was great at O’Steen Beach, at the west end of Destin.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous Family Home

  • 5 of 5

We traveled from Missouri for a family vacation with 22 family members from 10 months to 85 years old. The house was set up perfectly for a large group; large kitchen/eating area, each bedroom had it's own bathroom, it was a short walk to the beach and close to many restaurants and shopping. The swimming pool was an added bonus. Each day after being at the beach, we often swam in the pool. We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Sunshine in Destin and highly recommend it! We made many great memories there and shared lots of laughter.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home with amenities that satisfied our Family of 16

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautifully decorated and provided us with adequate facilities for sleeping and feeding our family of 16. The pool was well maintained and a pleasure to swim in. Outdoor furniture was provided for the pool area. The kitchen facilities were very good. A second refrigerator would have been a welcomed addition. The eating facilities were also very good, with the large table providing for both eating and evening entertainment of cards and games. The walk to the beach was about 1 and 1/2 blocks, but required additional walking down the beach to get to open areas past reserved condo's beach areas. The home is located close to many restaurants and a variety of shopping facilities. Our entire family enjoyed the stay and we would recommend this home to other large families or groups, The owners Gary and Susie were a pleasure to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really enjoyed the house and location to beach.

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 5 families (19 people in all) and the accommodations were perfect. Everyone had their own room with showers, plenty of seating for meal time and spacious around the pool area when everyone was outside. Maintenance was very prompt when internet wasn’t working (no fault of owners)

Notes to owners: absolutely a 5 Star week, but a few things we noticed while there. A handful of dishes/plates had chips or cracks, 3rd floor tv wasn’t functioning and first floor left bedroom mattress could use a replacement.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your week! Thanks for letting us know about the dishes, 3rd floor TV and mattress. We will make sure all these are taken care of immediately.
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Gorgeous House

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated our 50 year wedding anniversary with our three children, their spouses and our six grandchildren. The house was perfect-plenty of room for everyone. The pool was great and was cleaned twice during our stay. We were near the beach and restaurants. It was a great location. We would love to return. It was an amazing week full of many memories.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Every Day a Celebration!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary at Sunshine in Destin with our three sons, three daughters-in law, and six grandchildren. The house was even better than we imagined. All the common spaces were spacious and perfect for our family. So many extras were provided. Top of the line appliances. Copious amount of beach and pool equipment. Beautiful décor. Short walk to the beach. So grateful we were able to celebrate and create memories with our family at this special house. What a blessing!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 95
Nearest Restaurant
The Inn at Crystal Beach
Car: recommended

Crystal Beach is the perfect vacation area. Walking distance to everything you need for a memorable vacation!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $450
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

$425 cleaning, 11% tax & $500 refundable damage deposit. $300 fee to heat pool. Payment method via HomeAway Payments, but payments may also be made via PayPal, or CC.

- Please contact owner regarding holiday rates (4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas/New Years)

- Rates quoted for 18 people, $25/night per person over 18.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.