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Beautiful Brand New Beach House | Steps to Beach | Quick Response | Heated Pool in Destin

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vacation rental description

Welcome to Casa Blue. We respond quickly. We value and appreciate our guests! Please view the recent guest testimonials.

**Please Note** Response to Casa Blue has been so overwhelmingly positive that we are announcing the construction of 'Casa Verde'. Completion planned for February 2015! Located a few doors down from 'Casa Blue' and a short walk to Crystal Beach! Check out our website, and email or contact us directly for pre-construction booking!

Casa Blue is Brand New. Completed in March 2014. Unlike most houses in Crystal Beach, Casa Blue is large and spacious inside, with living and entertaining areas to accomodate larger groups. Check out the interior pictures and you'll see what we mean.

Just one short block to the beach. Premier location in Destin. Walk to everything you need. Luxury accommodations and comfortably decorated. 3100 sq ft. Spacious, beachy vibe with a large open floor-plan, upstairs and downstairs living areas and fully equipped, luxury kitchen. 6 BR, 5.5 BA.

Preferred location in Destin. Walking / biking distance to everything you'll need. White sandy deeded beach one short block away. Close to all Destin amenities, including beach restaurants, Destin Commons premier outdoor shopping that's walking distance away. Amazing open air eating, movie and entertainment center. Enjoy golf, fishing, water sports, theme parks and board walks - all within a mile or two from this central location.

Crystal Beach, where the house is located is the perfect neighborhood to bike, jog or stroll, day or night. Perfect for families, friends, reunions and making memories. Very desirable Florida beach vacation destination. Top rated white sand beaches and names the 'luckiest fishing village in the world'.

We are booking now for March 2014 and beyond lodging. Casa Blue features an open floor plan with spacious living areas with a cool beach vibe. Family-friendly. Three master bedrooms and two living rooms (both upstairs and downstairs). Fully equipped kitchen with 9 ft granite island and seating to accommodate 20 comfortably. Seven (7) flat screen TVs throughout with 50' TVs in both living rooms. Front of the house features third story balcony with spiral staircase to enjoy GULF VIEWS. Rear of the house features a screened in porch overlooking the heated pool, private outdoor shower, BBQ and pergola. Ample parking for up to 6 cars.

At 'Casa Blue' you get the best of both worlds. The top-rated beach in the U.S. and your own personal, fully equipped brand new beach house to gather with family and friends and enjoy all you deserve from a beach get-a-way vacation.

Your inquiries are Important. We take every inquiry seriously and reply to each personally. We enjoy speaking with guests so don't hesitate to call us! If we don't reply quickly or answer the phone, we will get back to you as soon as possible. We try to return calls, texts and emails within two hours. Usually in a few minutes.

You are important. No reservation fees, no processing fees, no check-in fees, no junk fees! We simply charge rent, cleaning, tax and we do have to charge for pool heat upon request.

We request a credit card for the first payment and an eCheck payment for the final payment.

We look forward to hosting you at Casa Blue!

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Last modified on 08-21-2014 at 9:44 PM.

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Louise Buslow 7346346070

house rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • house
    • floor area 3100 sq. ft.
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • Location Type
    • ocean view
      • Just one short block to the white sands of Crystal Beach. Your private deeded beach. Enjoy the gulf views and ocean breeze from our deck.
  • Theme
    • romantic
    • family
    • away from it all
    • sports & activities
    • tourist attractions
    • adventure
  • General
    • living room
      • Large living room includes 50' flat screen TV and sleeper sofas
    • hair dryer
    • iron & board
    • washing machine
      • Separate washer and dryer for all your cleaning needs
    • clothes dryer
      • Separate washer and dryer for all your cleaning needs
    • air conditioning
      • Central Air throughout
    • heating
      • Central Heating throughout
    • linens provided
      • All brand new linens provided
    • internet
      • Wireless Internet and Cable TV included
    • towels provided
      • Ample amount of towels provided for all guests
    • parking
      • Ample parking for up to 5 vehicles
  • Kitchen
    • dishes & utensils
      • Brand new dishes, pots, pans and utensils for large and small gatherings
    • kitchen
      • Large fully equiped kitchen. 9 ft granite island to seat six with microwave. Includes stainless electric stove, oven and refrigerator. large kitchen pantry. White 'beachy' shaker-style cabinet
    • pantry items
      • Ample supply of spices and condiments to get your vacation started in style
    • coffee maker
      • coffee maker for ease of preparation and great tasting coffee
    • toaster
      • Stainless toaster oven
    • dishwasher
      • Low noise stainless dishwasher
    • refrigerator
      • Large capacity stainless side-by-side refrigerator with ice maker
    • stove
      • High heat electric stainless stove top
    • oven
      • Large stainless oven for baking, broiling and warming
    • microwave
      • Built-in stainless microwave
  • Dining
    • dining area
    • child's highchair
    • dining
      • Dining table seating for 8, plus additional seating in the kitchen island, living room high top table, patio and screened in porch
  • Pool / Spa
    • heated pool
    • private pool
      • Private heated pool and outdoor shower
  • Bathrooms
    • 5 bathrooms 1 half Bath
    • bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, Full private bathroom
    • bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower, Full private bathroom
    • bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, Full private bathroom
    • bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower, Full private bathroom
    • bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower, Full private bathroom
    • bathroom 6: toilet, First Floor Half Bath
      • Beach house includes 5 full bathrooms and a first floor entry half bath. Plenty of privacy and bathrooms for all friends and family members
  • Bedrooms
    • 6 bedrooms, sleeps 20, beds for 16-20
    • bedroom 1: 1 king, MB Suite. 32' Flat Screen, closet, fan & private bath
    • bedroom 2: 1 king, 2nd flr Suite. 32' Flat Screen, closet, fan & private bath
    • bedroom 5: 2 Twin Over Full Bunks. Flat Screen TV. Private Bathroom
    • bedroom 6: 1 sleep sofa /futon, Upstairs LR / 6th BR. 50' Large Flat Screen TV
    • bedroom 4: 2 double, Includes 32' Flat Screen TV / Cable. Private Bathroom
    • bedroom 3: 1 king, 2nd floor suite 32' Flat Screen TV / Cable. Private Bath
      • Bedroom 1, 2 and 3 are master suites with king-size beds, pillow-top mattresses and full private bathroom, tub and shower. Bedroom 4 has two double beds and bedroom 5 is the bunk room with 2 twin-over-full beds. All bedrooms include flat-screen TV and cable. Each Bedroom includes a private bathroom! All bedding is brand new.
  • Entertainment
    • books
      • Wide selection of paperback books to enjoy
    • game room
      • Upstairs living room doubles as the game room. 50' flat screen, couch, pub top table and access to the front house deck
    • games
      • Selection of games for the whole family
    • video library
      • Selection of movies for your family to enjoy
    • video games
      • Upstairs living room/Game Room includes X-Box
    • dvd player
      • Blu-Ray DVD players in both living rooms
    • television
      • 7 Flat Screen TVs throughout. Both living rooms to include 50' TVs
    • satellite / cable
      • All TVs connected to cable
  • Outside
    • lawn / garden
      • Large backyard patio around the pool. Excellent for entertaining or simply relaxing and enjoying the ocean breezes
    • balcony
      • Spiral staircase to the third floor deck, overlooking the gulf and the area. Enjoy a casual dinner or refreshments from our 3rd floor deck!
    • kayak / canoe
      • Nearby kayaking and paddleboarding
    • boat
      • Nearby boat docking and rental
    • outdoor grill
      • Gas grill out by the pool deck for all your entertaining needs
    • tennis
      • Nearby facilities
    • golf
      • Nearby golf courses
    • deck / patio
      • Large paver patio deck around pool and in back of house. Patio tables, chaises and pool chairs throughout. Enjoy the outside shower!
    • lanai / gazebo
      • Outdoor covered seating and a separate screened-in porch.
  • Suitability
    • minimum age limit for renters
      • 25 years
    • events allowed
    • wheelchair accessible
      • First floor master. Easy first floor access
    • children welcome
      • We love children and we trust that you will encourage them to take care of our home with the same care they show at your home.
    • non smoking only
    • long-term renters welcome
  • Notes
    • Crystal Beach is a Golf Cart-Friendly town. Ask us about our optional service of having a golf cart dropped off for you during your stay and picked up when you leave.

activities and attractions in Destin Gulf Coast North

  • Attractions
    • botanical garden
    • churches
    • cinemas
    • library
    • marina
    • museums
    • playground
    • recreation center
    • theme parks
    • water parks
    • live theater
    • restaurants
    • synagogues
    • winery tours
    • zoo
    • health/beauty spa
    • festivals
  • Leisure Activities
    • eco tourism
    • antiquing
    • walking
    • horseback riding
    • sight seeing
    • beachcombing
    • bird watching
    • photography
    • miniature golf
    • shelling
    • shopping
    • shuffleboard
    • wildlife viewing
    • boating
    • scenic drives
    • outlet shopping
    • paddle boating
    • whale watching
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • snorkeling/diving
    • kayaking
    • basketball court
    • pier fishing
    • parasailing
    • swimming
    • tennis
    • scuba diving or snorkeling
    • surfing
    • golf
    • wind-surfing
    • water skiing
    • roller blading
    • sailing
    • cycling
    • fishing
    • snorkeling
    • sound/bay fishing
    • surf fishing
    • water tubing
    • hiking
    • jet skiing
    • deepsea fishing
    • fly fishing

contact owner

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  • owner Louise Buslow
  • phone 7346346070
  • 2nd phone 6305369105

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vacation rental rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:

Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
Late Summer
Aug 9 2014 - Sep 5 2014
7 nights
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 24 2014
3 nights
Oct 25 2014 - Feb 27 2015
3 nights
Spring 2015
Feb 28 2015 - May 29 2015
6 nights
Summer 2015
May 30 2015 - Sep 4 2015
7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 nights

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $500
Cleaning $350 + Tax
$350 cleaning, 11% tax & $500 refundable damage deposit. Nominal fee for pool heat. Credit Cards for the initial payment and echeck for the final pay. Rates subject to change.

- Please email regarding holiday rates (July 4, T-Giving, Christmas/New Years)

- Rates quoted for 14 people. Add $150 per person over 14 for ages over 2 years

- C.C: Visa, Mastercard, AMX and Discover
Tax Rate 11.0%

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Louise Buslow 7346346070

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traveler reviews for this destin house rental

Vacation of March 22-29th at Casa Blue our most favoriate place in 8yrs of Destin vacations

Review submitted: March 31, 2014   Date of arrival: March 22, 2014

Plenty of everything, seating for everyone, kitchen fully stocked with enough plates and silverware for 20 people plus, pots, pans. Didn't have to run to the store to get supplies on the first day there. We were able to come in unpack, swim and go to the beach and know we had a fresh, clean comfortable bed to climb in when we were ready to retire for the night. Nice quiet neighborhood, very peaceful. We felt very safe and secure. A wonderful home away from home. My family found games to play during cool or rainy days and TVs for everyone (no one missed their favorite show while papaw was watching HIS favorite show) with the two living areas there was quality family time all over the house. It was Mamaw heaven, I loved it. We were planning a week for next year before we left.

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

Owners response: Pam, thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Casa Blue since we tried to think of the needs of everyone while planning our perfect beach getaway. We involved our kids in the decision making for their perfect place to vacation. That is why we chose to have two separate living areas with a TV for gaming and movie watching. A lot of thought and effort went into planning the 3 master king suites, room with the double beds, and bunk room with the two twin over full beds. We wanted to be able to give everyone a place to stay and have their own bathroom. We don't live near our family so when we are all together we planned for the conveniences of a home away from home. Come back again - the door is always open!Louise and Joe:0)

Helpful votes: 0 / 0


Lovely and spacious beach house close to beach as well as shopping areas!

Review submitted: August 9, 2014   Date of arrival: August 2, 2014

Casa Blue was our home away from home for this wonderful beach vacation! The house is spacious and well decorated. Still smelled of new construction when we first arrived! Kitchen is well equipped for food prep and cooking. Random note...super quiet appliances! We liked that?. The pool area provides a nice alternative for those who wish to take a break from the beach! Not too deep, so very kid friendly. Again, very spacious with separate living areas upstairs and down (as well as TVs in all rooms) so we never felt "on top" of one another. Louise is extremely prompt in all correspondence and very personable! She has a genuine desire to help you make your experience as enjoyable as possible. The only negative any of us could think of in regards to this home....needs new mattresses for sure!!!! Most enjoyable beach house I have stayed in, but worst sleep due to the bed! My husband and I stayed in the downstairs master, and we literally felt like we were laying in deep holes on each side of the mattress. Sis in law said their mattress upstairs felt overly used in that way too. Okay, one more thing, could use more beach towels. House sleeps twenty, but there were only eight? Happy they were there at all, but just a thought! Overall, great trip, great house! Thank you Louise and Joe for sharing your home with us!

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, tourists without a car

Owners response: I'm glad you had a great time. I want everyone to be comfortable and enjoy themselves while at our home. As you mentioned much time and effort was put into the comfort of all of our guests from the house down to the furniture including the beds. We paid extra special attention to the mattresses because we know we want comfortable beds. I'm sorry you didn't sleep well. This is the first I have heard of this in my communications with all my guests. Even in our frequent visits to the house I hadn't noticed that, but maybe something happened recently. We have mattresses that are so new they are still under warranty. They are Serta/Sealy pillowtop mattresses that are five months old. I do supply some pool towels and ask my guests to provide their own beach towels. I have shipped towels to the house. Unfortunately, they have a tendency to disappear. I will be there in two weeks and will check everything out. We do come every three months to make sure everything is perfect for our guests. Thanks for your comments and we hope to see you next year.

Helpful votes: 0 / 0


FANTASTIC Family Vacation

Review submitted: July 26, 2014   Date of arrival: June 7, 2014

We had such a fantastic time at Casa Blue that we've already booked another trip! The home was everything as described in the photos and by the owner. It was a beautiful and very relaxing atmosphere. Everything was in excellent condition and very well maintained, from the pillow top mattresses to your own personal pool. The owner was easily accessible and accommodating. She even called to check on us during our stay. We enjoyed the recommendations and found them very helpful. We give Casa Blue our highest recommendation and can't imagine that anyone would not love this Crystal Beach home.

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

Owners response: Welcome to the Casa Blue Family. We sure appreciate our repeat guests and enjoy sharing our slice of paradise. Louise and Joe:0)

Helpful votes: 0 / 0


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This vacation rental has been listed since 11/26/2013.