WINDSONG BY THE SEA CRYSTAL BEACH HOME IN DESTIN, PRIVATE POOL & WI-FI PET

Terri Julian

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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WINDSONG BY THE SEA CRYSTAL BEACH HOME IN DESTIN, PRIVATE POOL & WI-FI PET

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3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8

This charming home is in the quaint neighborhood of Crystal Beach, known for its seaside-styled cottages and white picket fences, and has the look and feel of the sea. Arrive in the cozy family room with vaulted ceilings, and settle in. This seaside cottage has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths to accommodate all your happy campers. At your fingertips are the most beautiful beaches in the world, by way of the beach access that is only two short blocks away.

After a day soaking in the sun at the beach, celebrate your vacation with a few cannon balls into your heated private pool, before firing up the grill. Close amenities include the renowned Destin Commons, with its 75 plus stores, including the new 55,000 square foot Bass Pro Shop, Ann Taylor, Abercrombie, Hard Rock Cafe, the Rave Motion Picture theater, and the Publix grocery store, to name but a few. The Destin Commons has received over 19 million visitors so far in 2013! If golfing is your 'bag', treat yourself to any of the 15 finest, world-class golf courses available, such as Kelly Plantation, Regatta Bay, 4 courses in SanDestin, and Camp Creek.

The Destin Harbor is minutes away for deep sea fishing, snorkeling, boating and jet-skiing. The harbor is your gateway to the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico! And how about the many fine eateries serving up their fresh catch of the day (many are within walking distance from Windsong by the Sea). Close by are Big Kahuna's Waterpark, Silver Sands Outlet Mall, The Track, and the Gulfarium. Good times will be had by the whole family, but make time for each other once the kids are tucked in, enjoying a glass of wine while relaxing on the front porch while breathing in the sea breezes.

Feel free to use the included wireless high-speed internet to email your boss: You’ll be staying a while longer ?, because this lifestyle is addictive!

Need directions? I can help as I lived in Destin for many years.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Guestbook comments from the owner
We had a great time at Windsong! We went shopping, ate at great restaurants, and fished. Your beach home was warm and cozy, and we didn't want to go home! Thank you Terri!
Mar 2010
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Terri Julian

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Hi, I'm Terri Julian. I first purchased Windsong in 2005 with dreams of owning my own little piece of paradise in Destin, FL. I lived in my dream home for three wonderful years before moving back to my home town of Little Rock, AR. I couldn't bear the thought of selling the home, and since it is only 2 blocks from the beach, I installed a pool on my lot, and I began renting Windsong By The Sea out on a short-term basis back in 2004. I travel to back to Destin on a 4 or 5 times a year, and the minute I walk through the front door my heart stirs with nostalgia and affection. I love this home, and I continue to pour sweat and love into it in hopes that it just as charming to you as it is to me.

Terri Julian purchased this house in 2005

Unbeknownst to me when I purchased this home, which only had one other owner previously, the location of Windsong is ideal. It is strategically located within a 2 block radius of so many wonderful amenities, including of course, the beautiful beach and a dedicated Crystal Beach beach access, to the Destin Commons Open Air Mall with its famous 49-head 'pop-up' fountain and outdoor playground, to over 30 restaurants, and a Publix GROCERY store!

Windsong By The Sea offers a wonderful front porch experience, as you relax and watch the world go by. Interesting people from states near and far, as well as from other countries(!), stroll by on the sidewalks of the seaside neighborhood of Crystal Beach. Many have their canine companions out with them so all can stretch their legs in the gulf breeze. It is such a magical place and you just want time to stand still!

Windsong also offers a private pool and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 27 traveler reviews

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Windsong By The Sea Crystal Beach Home in Destin, Private Pool & Wi-Fi Pet
average rating of 4.888889 based on 27 reviews
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Windsong By The Sea Crystal Beach Home in Destin, Private Pool & Wi-Fi Pet
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p125631
+1 501 425-0904
Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Knoxville, TN
5

Great Place to stay

  • 5 of 5
We all enjoyed Windsong by the Sea. The location was great ! The beach was an easy walk. The home was very comfortable and had was stock with all that we needed. All of us agreed that we made a good choice by staying here. Thanks Terri for the use of your vacation home. Hope to come back again.
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Windsong By The Sea Crystal Beach Home in Destin, Private Pool & Wi-Fi Pet
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p125631
+1 501 425-0904
Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
5

awesome vacation

  • 5 of 5
This makes our 2nd stay at Windsong and as usual we LOVED it!!! Its a nice cozy home with anything you could need for a home away from home. Always nice to have somewhere to get away and still feel as if you are in your own place. Conveniently located close to many restaurants and a mall and only a 2 block beautiful walk to the beach. Also a great place to take your dog (we took ours the 1st time we stayed and he felt right at home also). Can't say enough about this wonderful home and its owner, Terri
  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Windsong By The Sea Crystal Beach Home in Destin, Private Pool & Wi-Fi Pet
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p125631
+1 501 425-0904
Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
5

Great location /great house

  • 5 of 5
After staying in Destin for a week, we decided to stay for an extra week. ( don't be surprised if you do the same).
I started looking for another house to rent when I saw this charming Bungalow. Luckily it was less than 2 blocks from our first rental.
Terri called back immediately after I left her a voice mail , she was so accommodating to us , allowing us early access so we could transfer food from one house to the other. The walk to the beach is approx 3 blocks, and mostly shaded which was wonderful, especially with little ones.
The layout of the house is open which I loved, because I never felt out of the action while in the kitchen. The house was well equipped , clean and most of all had a very homey feel and Terri was awesome to work with. I have no doubt we'll be back and highly recommend this rental to either a couple looking to get away or a family with kids like ourselves ( 5) from 18-5.
After 13 years of vacationing in Destin, I got my first two weeks thanks to Terri and her kindness .!!
Wish I was there right now. !
Hope to see you sooner than later Terri!!
Have a great summer.

Ps. As I said, I've been coming to Deatin for 13 years, have used just about every rental co. Without a doubt , VRBO or owned and managed by owner is the way to go.
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Monica, I really appreciate your wonderful review of Windsong by the Sea. It was a real treat having you and your lovely family stay here for your extended vacation. I hope, and certainly welcome, your family coming back anytime. You were such a joy to have!
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Windsong By The Sea Crystal Beach Home in Destin, Private Pool & Wi-Fi Pet
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p125631
+1 501 425-0904
Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
5

Wonderful Location would love to stay here again!!

  • 5 of 5
I was traveling with a group of friends and am so happy that we stayed at Windsong by the Sea!! We had a great time the house is only a couple blocks from the beach and with in walking distance of several restaurants. The owner was very helpful and wonderful to work with. The property is clean and well kept. We did several large group dinners over the week and the kitchen had everything that we needed we also enjoyed the pool and was thankful to have it when a few of the days a little cool to be at the beach. I would definitely want to stay here again and recommend it to anyone going to Destin.
  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Tabitha for your kind feedback! And I am delighted that you and your friends had a memorable spring week in Destin. You were all wonderful guests, and I would certainly welcome you back to Windsong by the Sea anytime!
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Windsong By The Sea Crystal Beach Home in Destin, Private Pool & Wi-Fi Pet
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p125631
+1 501 425-0904
Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
5

Windsong by the Sea was wonderful

  • 5 of 5
We were first time renters and Terry made everything easy. All questions were answered and upon arrival we were thrilled to find the house ready and waiting. It was clean and felt like home. The week we were there was such fun and Windsong by the Sea was perfect. So perfect that we are returning again this year.
  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Windsong By The Sea Crystal Beach Home in Destin, Private Pool & Wi-Fi Pet
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p125631
+1 501 425-0904
Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Columbus, Georgia
5

Great

  • 5 of 5
Had a great time. House has everything you need and more, and the location is great. Short walk to the beach, mall, restaurants, goodwill etc. great for kids, as there is a box with toys. owner of the house is very friendly and replies quickly to questions and concerns. we had a wonderful time at windsong by the sea.
  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Destin Commons
Pompano Joe's
Camille's at Crystal Beach
Harborwalk Village
Another Broken Egg Cafe
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
Bonefish Grill
Bass Pro Shops
Rave Motion Pictures
790 on the Gulf Restaurant
The Whale's Tail Beach Bar & Grill
Hard Rock Cafe
Ciao Bella Pizza DA Guglielmo
Ocean Club Restaurant
Pompano Joe's
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Car: recommended

All at your fingertips are the Gulf of Mexico, Deep sea fishing, Wildlife viewing (dolphins!), Golf (any of the finest 15 are available), Tennis, Shopping and more shopping (Destin Commons, the Outlet Mall, Sandestin), Swimming and sunning, Basking by the pool, Snorkeling and Diving, Water skiing, Boating, Surfing, Sailing, Para sailing, Gulfarium, Jet-skiing, Airplane rides, Dining at the finest restaurants, and the Rave Theater!

Other Activities: dolphin watching, shopping and more shopping, fine dining

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Crystal Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late Summer 2014
Aug 16 2014 - Sep 5 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
Fall 2014
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 25 2014
4 night minimum stay
$195
$1,300
 
 
Winter 2014/2015
Oct 26 2014 - Mar 7 2015
4 night minimum stay
$160
$1,000
$1,850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Pet Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes Rental Rates for cottage/beach home in Florida Panhandle, Destin
Add 11% Florida State Taxes to rates. Saturday to Saturday, with approved exceptions.$125 Pet Fee--non-refundable, 1st pet; 2nd pet is $75. I Pay Housekeeping before and after your stay!
Nightly (4 day min.) may be available with additional cleaning fee of $100.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Ceiling Fans
Kitchen:
  • Lobster Pot
  • Ice Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 double , 1 baby crib , Bunk Room
  • 2 rooms with one single bed, 1 room with 4 children's beds. Master bedroom has king-sized bed.
Entertainment:
  • Toys
  • Television ...
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Beach Chairs
  • Small Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 18 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • reefs
  • library
  • museums
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • outlet shopping
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • miniature golf
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rafting
  • parasailing
  • cycling
  • paragliding
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • deepsea fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • fishing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a king-sized bed in the master bedroom and a queen-sized bed in the 3rd bedroom. There is a bunk bed in the 2nd bedroom that consists of a twin on the top; a full-sized bed on the bottom with a twin bed trundle underneath the full bed(sleeps 4). Windsong is two short blocks from the beach and beach access. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything that you need if you were at your home. All you have to bring is food! You have your own private pool and wireless, high-speed (7 'Meg') Internet access!
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