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Adorable Home less then a Block to Gulf W/Pool!

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Aug 26, 2016
4 bedrooms, 3 baths, sleeps 10

Less Then One Block From the Beach!!! This beautifully designed custom cottage home is located in Crystal beach has more upgrades than you can imagine. You will enjoy all the comforts of home as well as the beach less then a block from your front door and in the opposite direction lots of shopping and restaurants within walking distance as well!

Nothing was spared in designing this home. Accented with Bamboo Flooring and Wainscoting throughout the home, Bay Windows, Recessed Lighting, Granite Counter Tops, Stainless Steel Appliances, a Dual Fuel Stove/Oven, Built in Desk, Gas Fireplace as well as a custom built Murphy Bed in the first floor bedroom.

HUGE Covered Porches in the Front and Back of the Home, In Ground Pool, and Stacking Glass Doors that to the Covered Back Porch overlooking the Pool.

There is parking for 4 vehicles and a large fenced in back yard to enjoy.

Our Community: Crystal Beach promotes cottages, rather then high rises, to capture the Old Florida Community feeling. We suggest walking to the corner Bistro ( Camille's ), sit on the veranda, read the paper and enjoy a relaxing breakfast and cup of coffee while watching the morning joggers pass by.

While at the beach, try one of their smoothies or return in the evening for some of the finest Sushi or seafood in Destin. There are also many beautiful golf courses within 5 miles of your vacation home. You will also enjoy Dolphin watching, jogging and just sitting at the beach to soak in the beauty of the emerald waters as well as the spectacular sunsets. If you enjoy shopping then you will be able to shop till you drop! Destin Commons is only 2 minutes away

or you can find several treasures at the Silver Sands outlet mall. It is billed as the worlds largest Designer Outlet! And please take time to explore Hwy 30A with all of their quaint shops as well as the shops of San Destin

What to do besides enjoy our wonderful beach...: Should you wish to explore what the local area has to offer, you'll find an abundance of choices. Sidewalks line scenic 98 for walking, running or bike riding. We are a short 2-5 mile drive to the Silver Sands mall to the West, or luxury shopping at Destin Commons to the East. Kenny D's, The Crab Trap, and Pompano Joe's are all within walking distance to Cayenne Cottage. We encourage you to leave menus of your favorite restaurants when you come. For evening entertainment, Destin is known for some wonderfully upscale eateries, as well as your regular fare. Friendly night life and nearby state of the art movie theater.great shopping can be found at the Destin Commons outdoor mall. Enjoy such great stores as Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor Loft, Banana Republic, Belk, Books-A-Million & Maui Nix Surf Shop to rattle off a few. Stop for a bite to eat at the Hard Rock Café, Panera Bread, Tony’s Ristorante or Sushi Siam.

More than just shopping : The Destin Commons Center Plaza offers a soft-play kids playground and a 49-head pop fountain. Community activities and entertainment are held through the year at Destin Commons . Rave Motion Pictures is also housed at Destin Commons.

Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resorts offers wonderful dining and specialty stores as well as great festivals & events that are held at the Market Shops Green or the Center Plaza within the Village.

Grande Boulevard offers stores such as Billabong, Brooks Brothers Country Club, Coldwater Creek, J. Crew-at-the-beach, Sunglass Hut, & Tommy Bahama's Emporium as well as great dining at Tommy Bahama’s , Fleming’s, Cantina Laredo (If you dine here sit outside to enjoy the fountain!) & Mitchell’s Fish Market.

The Silver Sands Outlet Mall is a vacation in it’s own right for shoppers you will have access to over 100 stores. When you need to pause for nourishment choose from Panera Bread, Cheeseburger in Paradise or Carrabba's Italian Grill.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Recent Review

About the Manager

This property is mananged by JSRE/Kastlekeepers LLC

9 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)
5

Perfect beach accommodation for our family

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect. The rental was large, clean, and sized right for our family of six adults and three small children. We especially enjoyed having both a nice pool and backyard, even though we were walking distance to the beach. We also appreciated being walking distance to commercial businesses. The rental was exactly as advertised and captured by photos. We have already booked the unit for next year, and would recommend it to our friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this lovely review! See you next year!!
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nashville, tn
5

Awesome beach house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over the 4th of July week. It is one amazing house! The pool was nice and refreshing to come home too after a day at the beach. We will definitely rent this house again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carthage, MO
4

TJ

  • 4 of 5

Our family very much enjoyed our stay at the 3 Little Birds. We were close to the beach and to shopping centers. We had 6 adults and two very small children and we had plenty of room. We have been to Destin three times and this is our first time renting 3 Little Birds. Of the three different rentals we have experienced this is by far the best one for our family. We made great use of the pool and it was great for the children to have the walk in steps. Kathy was good to attend to whatever needs we had.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2 0
OH and TX
5

Great, great stay for us!

  • 5 of 5

Great, great stay for us! We appreciated that the

pictures/info online were exactly as we found the

place to be when we arrived. Location to beach was

just as anticipated - a short, easy walk down a

sidewalk (passing 4-6 houses, then Camille's

Restaurant) and then across a street to a public

beach access entry point. House was clean -

bathrooms, kitchen - everything! And it was

decorated so well - updated, fresh colors and decor

with very tasteful hints of a beach theme sprinkled

throughout the house. We had a family of 4 and

family of 5. Plenty of room for the 9 of us without

feeling like we were "on top of each other." The

private pool was really nice for our 2 families. Great

location to beach, to restaurants, etc. A good

balance of feeling "in it" but also quiet w/ homes vs.

condos in that area. This was our first time to

Destin - can't beat those beaches!! We'll be back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Louisville
5

2 Thumbs Way Up!

  • 5 of 5

Another great year at 3 Little Birds!

We had a great time and the house was in

great condition. Kathy was absolutely

amazing to work with and was very accommodating! We are planning on coming

back again next year making this a

regular family vacation destination. 2

Thumbs Way Up!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Windsor, UK
5

"Perfect" 10 out of ten from us!

  • 5 of 5

Great position 100 yards from beach and many shops and restaurants nearby. Very clean house , I cannot recommend enough. Nice garden , nice size pool and everything you could want. I would highly recommend and I would definitely go back . 10 out of ten from us , thanks for a great stay

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Golf: Of course we can not forget to mention Golf!

Dont forget our wonderful Golf courses!

There are (10) Championship golf courses within four (4) miles of '3 Little Birds Cottage'. Each offers its own character and challenges. All are public courses with full service facilities with a restaurant, practice range, rental clubs, professional lessons and pro shop stocked to meet your needs.

Destin, Florida is known as the ”World’s Luckiest Fishing Village,” & boasts of being home to the largest fishing vessel fleet in the state of Florida. Fish from the beach or boat. If you do not want to bring your boat, one of Destin’s many charter boats would love the opportunity to take you out for full or half day excursions. Water surrounds Destin with the intercoastal waterway to the north and Gulf on the south, creating an abundance of water sports available, including kayaking, wave running, parasailing, kite surfing, snorkeling and so much more!

Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Early Fall
Aug 13 2016 - Oct 7 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,800
 
 
Fall
Oct 8 2016 - Nov 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
 
 
Winter
Nov 5 2016 - Feb 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
$1,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,970
 

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Clean $200 + Tax
Damage Insurance $49
Tax Rate 11.0%

Professionally managed by JSRE/Kastlekeepers

$300 is due at the time of reservation by credit card. The final payment is due 60 days before arrival by personal check.
*NOTE: If there is less then 60 days till arrival at the time of reservation, the entire amount will be due at reservation by credit card.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Family

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean

Attractions

  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 2066 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower, jetted tub, attached to Master bedroom
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, on the main floor
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Jack n Jill for two upstairs guest bedrooms

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king, Murphy bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen, Murphy bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single, bunk bed set plus twin bed and trundle bed
  • On the second floor is the Master BR w/ king bed and master bath. The 2nd, & 3rd guest bedroom with a shared (jack and jill) bathroom. The 2nd bedroom has a king bed, the 3rd bedroom on this floor has a twin bed, a set of bunk beds and a trundle bed. The laundry room is also on the 2nd floor. 1st floor bedroom is a den/bedroom w/ a queen size bed (murphy bed), featuring french doors and is located at the front of the house.

Outside

  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

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