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Gorgeous Gulf View, Luxurious 5 BR in Destin, Crystal Beach, Large Private Pool in Destin

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vacation rental description

'Near the Sea' is the ultimate in luxury beach house living! Located in Crystal Shores neighborhood, known for it's upscale casual beach style. Come enjoy all it has to offer, LARGE PRIVATE POOL, STEPS TO THE BEACH, & GORGEOUS UNOBSTRUCTED GULF VIEWS! It is located directly across the street from the Gulf, steps from the world famous sugar white sand beach!

The gourmet kitchen features all white CARRERA MARBLE and top of the line appliances (six burner DACOR STOVE, BOSCH DISHWASHER, farmhouse sink). There is an ice maker in the refrigerator, as well as an additional ice maker in the pantry for your convenience. The 100 year old heart pine and red Chicago brick floors are truly beautiful. The dining room has a large table with seating for 8. Seating at the bar for 2. There is a smaller table that pulls out in the same room that sits 4. Total seating for 14.

The large open living area and spacious dining room open up to the private pool with large patio area complete with top of the line VIKING GRILL and OUTDOOR KITCHEN. Each of the three floors has a covered porch, all overlook the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The private pool is total 10x26. The main pool is 10x20 and the mini bubble pool is the additional 6 feet. There is a large deck and patio area surrounding the private pool with outdoor teak furniture and a dining table. There is a gate by the pool, walk out the gate, cross 98 and you are on the beach!

The huge master bedroom on the second floor has a king size bed and daybed with trundle (perfect for parents and 2 kids), amazing view of the Gulf from your bed and bath. It opens to the large second floor porch with 2 sets of french doors. There is a huge walk in california closet in the master. The master bath is all white carrera marble, huge top of the line jacuzzi ultratub, separate walk in shower with rainhead nozzle.

The second queen bedroom is on the first floor and has it's own full bathroom with beautiful mosaic tile shower and Vessel Handmade custom sink.

Third bedroom is located on the second floor, it has a queen bed with a perfect Gulf view. It features french doors that open to the second floor porch overlooking the beach. The fourth bedroom has two twin beds. The third and fourth bedroom share a full bath with vessel handmade custom sink & large tub with shower.

The fifth bedroom on the third floor is a large loft style area with bar and kitchenette and vaulted pine ceilings. The kitchenette has a sink, microwave, and mini refrigerator. There is a queen bed and a Mitchell Gold pullout queen sofa sleeper in the large room. The third floor has a large wraparound porch with amazing Gulf views from all sides. The third floor bedroom has it's own full bathroom with shower. There is a table with 4 chairs in the third floor loft bedroom.

Too many beautiful and upscale extras to mention!

Located in the family neighborhood of Crystal Shores, known for it's casual luxury, convenient to Destin Commons, Outlet mall, IMAX Theater, Big Kahuna's, Legendary Marina, Kelly Plantation, Regatta Bay, The Track.

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Last modified on 07-11-2014 at 6:24 PM.

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house rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • house
    • floor area 3000 sq. ft.
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • Location Type
    • beach view
    • ocean view
  • Theme
    • family
    • romantic
    • tourist attractions
  • General
    • wireless internet
    • parking
      • Off street parking for 4 vehicles. No parking on the street or grass allowed.
    • telephone
    • air conditioning
    • linens provided
    • towels provided
      • no beach towels provided
    • living room
    • washing machine
    • clothes dryer
    • parking off street
  • Kitchen
    • ice maker
    • kitchen
      • Top of the line appliances, 6 burner Dakor stove, Bosch dishwasher, additional Top of the line appliances, outdoor kitchen with Viking Grill, Sink and bar area on third floor, 2 ice makers
    • cooking utensils
    • stove
    • oven
    • dishes & utensils
    • coffee maker
    • toaster
    • dishwasher
      • Bosch
    • refrigerator
    • microwave
      • Built in
  • Dining
    • dining area
    • dining
  • Pool / Spa
    • private pool
    • communal pool
      • Crystal Shores
    • jetted tub
      • Master Bath, Ultratub
  • Bathrooms
    • 4 bathrooms
    • bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub
    • bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, shared with second floor twin & queen bedrooms
    • bathroom 3: toilet, shower, first floor
    • bathroom 4: toilet, shower, third floor
  • Bedrooms
    • 5 bedrooms, sleeps 14, beds for 14
    • bedroom 1: 1 queen, Downstairs
    • bedroom 3: 1 queen, second floor
    • bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, second floor
    • bedroom 5: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon, queen with queen sleeper sofa on third floor
    • bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon, 1 child bed, daybed with trundle and king in master
      • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Mitchell Gold sleeper sofa (1), daybed with trundle in master (1)
  • Entertainment
    • television
    • satellite / cable
  • Outside
    • balcony
    • lawn / garden
    • deck / patio
    • outdoor grill
  • Suitability
    • pets not allowed
    • non smoking only
    • minimum age limit for renters
      • Must be over 25. No students.
    • children welcome

activities and attractions in Destin Gulf Coast North

  • Attractions
    • churches
    • cinemas
    • library
    • marina
    • playground
    • recreation center
    • restaurants
    • theme parks
    • water parks
    • winery tours
    • health/beauty spa
  • Leisure Activities
    • miniature golf
    • shelling
    • shopping
    • antiquing
    • beachcombing
    • bird watching
    • outlet shopping
    • scenic drives
    • walking
    • sight seeing
    • boating
    • wildlife viewing
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • kayaking
    • snorkeling/diving
    • parasailing
    • cycling
    • deepsea fishing
    • fishing
    • golf
    • jet skiing
    • pier fishing
    • sailing
    • scuba diving or snorkeling
    • snorkeling
    • sound/bay fishing
    • surf fishing
    • surfing
    • swimming
    • tennis
    • water skiing
    • wind-surfing

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  • owner Linsey or JoJo
  • phone (850) 502-7851
  • 2nd phone 850-974-6964

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vacation rental rates


Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Summer
Jun 7 2014 - Aug 1 2014
$5,200
7 nights
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 2 2014 - Aug 15 2014
$4,000
7 nights
 
 
Late Summer 2
Aug 16 2014 - Sep 5 2014
$2,600
6 nights
 
 
Fall
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 31 2014
$2,200
4 nights
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Feb 27 2015
$1,600
4 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $39
Cleaning/Admin Fee $300 + Tax
$500 at time of reservation. Balance is due 60 days prior to check in.
See cottagesnearthesea.com for more info and an option to book online.
Tax Rate 11.0%

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traveler reviews for this destin house rental

Near the Sea! GORGEOUS and CONVENIENT!

Review submitted: January 14, 2014   Date of arrival: July 27, 2013

Our large family takes a vacation to Destin every summer. This past summer we chose to stay at Near the Sea and we are already booking again for this summer. This house has it all! The little details of the house are what stood out the most. There are gorgeous sinks in each bathroom that give it so much character. Our family also loved location. We had easy access to the beach as well as a great view from each balcony. We highly recommend this house!!!

Recommended for: families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway

Helpful votes: 1 / 2

 

Love love love everything about this house!!!

Review submitted: June 19, 2013   Date of arrival: June 1, 2013

Such a beautiful house that is well taken care of! Clean and equipped with everything you need!!! I loved the furnishings and decor, the chefs kitchen! And especially the pool!!! Our family lived in the back yard by the pool! Swimming listening to radio through the built in speakers and grilling out on the amazing grill!!!! I personally loved cooking out there and sitting among the beautiful garden watching the birds and lizards scurry around! The landscape is amazing here!!!! Shabby chic and plush!!! The loft upstairs is huge and has the view if a lifetime!!!!! And is like a mini apartment!!!! With a wrap around deck!!!!! The master bedroom also huge and beautiful views as well!! There were books to read for adults and kids, there were games to play, and toys and chairs to take to the beach along with the boogie boards!!! The neighborhood is one of our fav's and has become the only one we will stay in!! This was year two and we can't get enough. It's fun when it needs to be and quiet when it needs to be!! And a super duper close walk to the beach!!! Which has a bathroom and outside showers to clean off! The house also has its own outside shower for sand removal!! We rent bikes while there because you are so close to everything!!! Dining, shopping at the Destin commons, beach shops, grocery store and so much more!!! I highly highly recommend this house and this neighborhood!!!! I will stay no where else!!!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Owners response: So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! We hope you will be back soon!

Helpful votes: 1 / 2

 

Near The Sea is where you want to be.

Review submitted: January 27, 2013   Date of arrival: January 19, 2013

First of all, the location is just perfect for a wonderful view of the ocean. The house has wrap around decks on the 2nd and 3rd floor which offers a beautiful view of the sunset, while relaxing with a glass of wine and appetizers. The house is fully stocked with all kitchen utensils, as well as, a washer and dryer. With 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, there is plenty of room for family and friends to be together in comfort. Although we did not use the pool and whirlpool, I'm sure they would be a welcome addition during the warmer weather in Destin. There are many great resturants within walking distance and offer a large selection for dining. You could not find a more beautiful pristine beach. I have never seen such bright white sand and very well maintained beach to relax while taking in the sun. This was truly an outstanding vacation for us, and we will definitely visit Near The Sea again.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 2 / 4

 

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This vacation rental has been listed since 07/24/2012.