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Beach View -Sandpiper Cove Studio

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Aug 26, 2016
Studio, 0 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Very nice Beach View Studio located in Sandpiper Cove. Many Upgrades. Located only 100 yards from the beautiful Emerald Waters of Destin. Sleeps up to 5 (Queen size Murphy bed, Queen size sofa sleeper, Rollaway Twin). Kitchen includes all stainless appliances, stove/oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, and built in microwave. 2nd Flr unit with great views of the beach. Swimming pool and laundry right outside unit. Short walk to private beach with Pavillion, Snack bar, showers, and restrooms. Turnkey. Everything provided, linens, dishes, utensils, TV, VCR, and wired high speed internet and WIFI. Housecleaning upon check out.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 0 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Recent Review

About the Owner

Speaks: english

6 Reviews

4.2
based on 6 traveler reviews

2

Needs repairs!

  • 2 of 5

The AC said 68 degrees the entire time we were there but never really cooled down. The sliding doors for the balcony are almost impossible to open. When you try to open the blinds they do not work and the Windows have this frost stuff on them so you cannot see out. And there is no glass/screen door so you are basically stuck in the dark. We have stayed at sandpiper cove for over 20 years and this was our worse experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's unfortunate to see a guest take the time to post a negative review but not take the time to contact the owner to report their issues. Many of these issues could have been resolved with a phone call. After a season of guests, sand gets trapped in the sliding glass door and the door can come off the track. This could have been quickly resolved. Further, there are lights to the deck. The switch can be found behind the taller of the two dressers and the light illuminates the deck at night, and, there IS a sliding screen door. A phone call could have provided this guest with guidance and instructions, which could have gone a long way to rectifying these issues. There had been no cooling problems reported regarding the A/C, not by this guest, or those prior. In fact, prior guests left favorable reviews. If the air is cooling as it should when the unit is checked, it is very difficult to resolve any repair issues if their are no problems reported. As for the blinds, again no reports of problems. If this guest informed the owner, these standard sized plantation blinds could have quickly been replaced or repaired. It's ironic that prior guests leave positive reviews and this guest claims worst experience. I, myself, have stayed in many Sandpiper units, from studios, to 1, 2, and 3 bedroom units on the beach. I know for a fact that this unit stands above many in decor, cleanliness, and price. Every season there is normal wear and tear to vacation rentals and each year, at the end of the season, repairs take place. This year, like all prior, the unit will be gone through to address any issue that might inconvenience a future guest, and any repairs that are needed will be dealt with. Given the chance, I have made repairs for guests, however it's important that I'm informed, so I know what requires attention.
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4

Cute and clean condo.

  • 4 of 5

Well kept condo. Small in size but got the job done. Great area although not beach front but about a 2 minute walk across a small street. Would definitely stay again and recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent Beach View Property

  • 5 of 5

The condo was perfect for a weekend getaway and its proximity to everything made our stay more enjoyable. Elaine was very responsive from the beginning. The condo has a nice view of the beach and the beach is one of the nicest ones I have been to. The condo is fully equipped right from kitchen utensils to linens. It was definitely worth the price. One of the best vacations I've had. If i go back, I would definitely rent from Elaine again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Week

  • 5 of 5

I was unsure about booking this studio due to it not going through a booking website and I paid Elaine directly. I'm glad I did because you avoid all of these extra fees that booking websites tack on and we got a great deal on the condo. Communication with Elaine was great and prompt. The studio was the perfect size for my family of three. You can see the ocean from the back deck and the walk to the beach was a breeze!! There is a pool and laundry right outside of the condo and you are centrally located in Destin. There is a Target and Winn Dixie across the street. I recommend Winn Dixie, they weren't half as busy as Walmart and the prices were great. The snack bar on the beach is a great addition. The prices are reasonable (cash only) and the food was always cooked when it was ordered. If you plan to cook you might want to bring some plastic ware for leftovers. Other than that we had a great trip and look forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA
5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

I was a bit nervous renting a unit from someone I've never spoken to, but Elaine replied to all of my emails quickly and answered all of my questions. She made me feel comfortable. I did speak to Elaine before my family came down from Atlanta, GA and I knew then that I really had nothing to worry about. The pictures online does the studio no justice. When We arrived our unit was beautifully decorated and clean which was a huge plus. Appliances were tidy and looked new. Elaine made sure we had fresh linens, plenty of towels, and bed sheets. We had a great time and hope to come back. Elaine provided us with a list of places to go and eat and things to do. Although the property was near everything, it's best to have a car in Destin. Hope to be back very soon. Thank you, Elaine!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the positive review. I try to keep the unit as if I was living there myself and as clean as I would like to have it if I were paying for a vacation stay. It used to be my home and I like to keep that way. Please come back again. Always remind me that you have been a previous guest so that I can offer rates at a discounted rate. Best regards and thanks again for the kind words.
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Dallas, Texas
4

Nice Vacation

  • 4 of 5

I must say we really enjoyed our vacation! I was a little hesitant at first because initially, email was the only form of communication I had with the owner, but once I was able to talk to her, she did give me a contact number. Since we were coming from Texas, I asked if we would be able to check in early and she arranged it so that we were able to. The owner gave us a great deal! The unit was clean, well maintained, had all of the comforts of home and the neighborhood was quiet. Everyone we met was friendly. It was across the street from the beach. MANY things within walking distance. There was a Target and Wal-Mart close by. This had to be one of the BEST vacations I've had in a long time! The owner was always responsive durning our stay. Very affordable. Worth the trip!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Enjoy all activities Sandpiper Cove has to offer, as well as the more adventurous sporting options for parasailing, snorkeling, and kayaking in the beautiful emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. And for the kids, you will find the Big Kahuna Water Park & The Track Amusement Park within 1 mile of Sandpiper Cove. Many options for shopping include the Destin Commons and Silver Sands Outlet Malls within 5 miles. Fantastic golf courses surround the local area, as well as excellent restaurants. Deep sea fishing, pontoon rentals, snorkeling/scuba diving, and dolphin watching boat tours can be found in and around the Destin Harbor. Try one of the best harbor spots in Destin and visit World Famous AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar/ Marina, where you can find Great Seafood & Great Fun!

Availability

Rental rates

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

Nightly Rate: $75 - $105

Weekly Rate: $300 - $625 plus applicable taxes and cleaning charges

Monthly Rate: $0 - $0


Rent from owner and save!
Discounts available!
March 1st through Labor Day -
$105/nt (3 night minimum)
$100/nt (4-6 nights) OR
$625 (7 nights)
Labor Day - November 30th - $90/nt (3 night minimum)
$85/nt (4-6 nights) OR
$550 (7 nights)
Check for details on Winter Rate Specials!
December 1st - Feb 28th - $75/nt
- Please inquire about monthly winter rates
PLUS 11% FLA STATE TAX
(High Speed Internet Available)
* NON SMOKING UNIT * NO PETS ALLOWED * MIN. AGE 25+
* Cancellation Policy - Your $100.00 deposit is forfeited if your
cancellation is not received 30 days before your reservation date.
* Refunds will only be given in the case of a mandatory hurricane
evacuation.

Paypal Preferred. Deposit required within 1 week of confirming reservation. Rental fees required no less than one week prior to arrival.

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Amenities

Property Type

  • studio

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

Bedrooms

  • Studio, Sleeps 6
  • Studio Unit - 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon, Standard Queensize Mattress, Queen Sofabed, Rollaway Twin

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Sandpiper Cove Complex includes 5 swimming pools with jacuzzi. Private beach & Pavillion with snack bar, restrooms, and showers. Beach Umbrella rentals available within Pavillion. FREE Nine hole, par 3 golf course, located on property. Tennis courts, shuffle board, horse shoes also available. Marina, dock, with Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant on site. 24 hr security and patrol. Grocery stores and restaurants and shopping within 1 mile of complex. Churches within 3 miles. Super Wal-Mart only a short drive away, and a Target, Winn Dixie, within walking distance.

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