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Summer Fun Just Around the Corner. Private Pool and Pet Friendly!!

Summer Fun Just Around the Corner. Private Pool and Pet Friendly!!


Property Details

Updated: May 5, 2015
House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-16)


Light House by the Sea says it all - a large wonderful, bright, cheery beach cottage with your own private pool. Newly renovated, we offer a 5 bedroom beach house (Kids bonus room/bedroom is attached to Master Suite) which truly has all the amenities to make your vacation a memorable experience.

We are just 4 houses in from the beach, so it is less than a two minute walk to the exquisite white sand and emerald water of the Gulf of Mexico. And just a few blocks to some of the best shopping and restaurants Destin has to offer.

Families and large groups find this the perfect beach house for them, as there is plenty of space for everyone. You can relax by the pool while enjoying an outdoor BBQ, or come and go from the beach as you please. We have the most ideal location being in the charming beach community of Crystal Beach in the heart of Destin. Let Light House by the Sea be the vacation destination your family and friends will love and enjoy year after year.

First Floor:

2 Living rooms with TVs, DVDs and a sleeper sofas

1 XBox Console Game

2 Full Kitchens

3 Bedrooms with (2 Queens, 1 Full)

2 Full Baths

1 Half Bath

Second Floor:

1 Large Master Suite with King Bed

Bonus room with 1 Full Bed AND 1 set of Twin-over-Twin Bunk Beds * This room is attached to the Master Suite - you must go through the Master Suite to get to the Bonus bedroom.

Area Information:


Public beach access is approximately a 2 minute walk, and allows you access to the beautiful sugar white sand and emerald green waters of The Gulf of Mexico.


Casual and fine dining is close by with Camille's Restaurant, just 3 blocks away, or at the Crystal Beach Inn. There are many other restaurants along Scenic Gulf Drive such as The Crab Trap, Captain Dave's, or our family favorite, Pompano Joe's where you can enjoy fresh seafood. Many of the restaurants have outdoor decks for enjoying the views and breezes of the Gulf.


Destin offers exciting water activities; snorkeling, parasailing, sunset cruises, glass bottom boat excursions, dolphin watching and scuba diving. The Big Kahuna Water Park is another favorite family attraction. You will also find an abundance of golf courses in and around Destin. Just three blocks away you can rent scooters, bikes or kayaks.


The Destin Commons shopping area is less than a mile away and has the 14 screen Rave Movie Theater, Hard Rock Cafe, Bass Pro Shop, and Build a Bear Workshop, as well as many other specialty shops and department stores. Closer to the house and within walking distance is Barnes and Noble and Best Buy. The Silver Sands Outlet Mall is located within 3 miles and provides more excellent shopping for those great bargains as it is the nation's largest outlet shopping center.

We believe that you will enjoy your stay at 'Light House by the Sea' and treat our home as if it were your own. We are committed to providing you with a retreat for your vacation where you can enjoy relaxing by the pool or strolling down the Emerald Coast searching for that perfect seashell. Enjoy!

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More Details
  • Sleeps 16
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

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About the Owner

We are a large family that LOVES Destin and spends as much time as we possible can there. Please come and enjoy our home away from home by the sea.

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Summer Fun Just Around the Corner. Private Pool and Pet Friendly!!
+1 -9086254860
Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Spartanburg, SC

Tons of space! Great location!

  • 4 of 5
My large family stayed here for 7 days recently and had a great time. The home is absolutely HUGE and everyone had plenty of space. We especially enjoyed having 2 kitchens and 2 laundry rooms! Our kids also enjoyed the upstairs bedroom (plenty of room for 4 kids and their own TV!). And we thoroughly enjoyed the pool and the cabana in the backyard. Our kids swam several times per day. Some of the negatives - the beds! Especially the upstairs king bed - sinks in the middle - needs replacement. Also, the sliding door out to the pool - extremely heavy to move (needs to be looked at by repairmen - maybe off track?). The biggest negative for us was the walk to the beach. Even though it's only 3-5 minutes, it seems much longer when you are carrying cooler, umbrellas and chairs...The last few days we were there we hardly went to the beach. But there were plenty of other things to do in the area - Destin Commons shopping/movies were great as well as outlets at Sandestin. Two people in our group brought their bikes and rode to Starbucks every day. Overall it was a very nice vacation. The home is in a convenient location and close to everything!!
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children


From the Owner

Location, Location, Location - We LOVE the beach and this home is just steps away from the beach and everything else the area has to offer. We were particularly attracted to the family neighborhood and spend as much time as we can here.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Point of Interest : OUR HOME at 77 Crystal Beach Drive Nearest Point of Interest : Camille's Restaurant Nearest Point of Interest : Destin Commons Nearest Point of Interest : Olive Garden Restaurant Nearest Point of Interest : John O'Quigley's Sports Bar Nearest Point of Interest : Public Beach Access Nearest Point of Interest : Publix Food Store


From $271 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Spring
Apr 11 2015 - May 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
May 23 2015 - Jun 5 2015
3 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Jun 6 2015 - Jun 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
4th of July weeks
Jun 27 2015 - Jul 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
High Summer
Jul 11 2015 - Jul 24 2015
7 night minimum stay
Jul 25 2015 - Aug 7 2015
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 8 2015 - Sep 8 2015
7 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2015 - Nov 1 2015
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Pet Fee $150.00 + Tax
  • Cleaning $345.00 + Tax
  • Tax Rate 11.0%

An initial payment of $1,000 is required to secure the reservation, with the balance due 45 days prior to check-in.

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Updated: May 5, 2015


From the Owner

The beach is incredible, the neighborhood is family oriented with a playground nearby, the extra large pool is great for kids and there is lot of shopping & restaurants within walking distance...we just love it here!

Property Type

  • house


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...


  • Dining Area


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Game Console ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered


  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • fitness center

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 3680 sq. ft.


  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Convertible bed(s)
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Two different queen sized pull out sofa beds in seperate living rooms., Bunk Beds (1)


  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals

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