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Bedrooms 4
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Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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4 Bedroom, 2 Bath Sleep 8 -10 Private Pool - Solar Heated

Beautiful Home in Upscale Neighborhood. 4BR, 2BA, 2 Car Garage Home within Walking Distance to the Gulf of Mexico!! Enjoy Destin's Soft White Sand Beaches and Stunning Evening Sunsets!! Homes Features Open Floor Plan, Fully Equipped Eat in Kitchen with Breakfast Bar that over looks into the Spacious Living & Reading Rooms. The Master BR Features, Walk in Closet, Master Bath includes Double Vanity Sinks and Tile Shower. Three additional bedrooms nicely decorated and cozy. Exit the rear of the home and enter the Private Back Yard surrounded by 6 ft Privacy Fence, Includes Large Paved Patio for Sunbathing, Covered Patio to get out of the sun, or slip into your very own Private Solar Heated Pool & Hot Tub. Equipped with Outdoor Furniture - Table, Chairs, Lounge Chairs, and Gas Grill. All the Comforts of Home While in Vacation!! Garage includes Bikes, Beach Chairs & Toys. Don't Delay, Book Your Reservation at the Ravens Nest!!

New Jan 2013 Upgrades, New to Master and Hall Bath - Granite Sink tops, Bronze Fixtures and Towel Racks. New Flat Screen TV in Living Room, New Flat Screen TV in Twin Bedroom. New Outdoor Furniture, New Appliances, New Dec 2013.

Location to Destin Beaches: Walking Distance - 5 minute walk - 1 1/2 blocks - subdivision entrance across street from beach on Scenic Hwy 98. Walk 500ft up a brick paved entrance to the first home in subdivision then walk one block of homes - we are on your left. Address 81 Marigot Bay Circle.

Guest Feedback: 2/08 J.Judy - Stayed at Ravens Nest for 1 month, owners very nice attentive to our needs, Home is beautiful, close to many attractions, beach walking distance, we hope to come back next winter.

3/08 D.Rogers - Owners very kind to let us stay at there home for Spring Break, we had a great time in Destn, Thank You for trusting us with your home.

5/23 T Whhitaker - Very Nice Property, we had a great time in Destin.

6/14 S. Alverez - Never been to Destin before, we had a blast. We loved your home, kids loved the pool, we felt right at home, we are making plans to return next year.

6/21 R.Willett - We had a Great Time, Home was very comfortable.

6/28 M.Poole - Loved your home, very nicely decorated, loved the wall paintings, home is bright, smells really nice, loved the furniture, beaches were beautiful, loved sitting by the pool looking at the nicely landscaped yard.

3/12/10 We had an amazing time at Ravens Nest!! Thanks for letting us stay in your home.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Mary (Owner)
Advertiser since 2006
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About Mary

Real Estate Broker in MD, Realtor in Florida.

Mary purchased this house in 2004

Why Mary chose Miramar Beach

Loved the Area, lots to do, and close to just about everything. Beaches will take your breath away! Weather is Great!

What makes this house unique

Great Neighborhood! Gated Community, Private Hot Tub & Solar Heated Pool and Solar Powered Home! Home all on one level wth Open Floor Plan. Close to many major attractions.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mrs Hoffman

Thank you so much for letting us stay in your vacation home!! We had such a great time we didn't want to leave today. We had 6 adults and 5 children and had plenty of room. Your home is beautiful!! We really enjoyed the swimming pool. We used it everyday. We really enjoyed being close to everything, the beach, Wal-mart, lots of dinning, and entrainment for the kids. My husband and I even found a massage parlor, which was awesome!!! I wanted to let you know that we broke one glass and a bowl. We hope to come back soon!

Thanks again

Crystal B.
Jul 2011
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Upscale Home, Solar Heated Pool, Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews
Upscale Home, Solar Heated Pool, Pet Friendly
+ (410) 746-3882 (Maryland, USA)
Miramar Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Ironton, Missouri, USA

July 18 - July 25, 2009 Gregory Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
Raven's Nest is absolutely gorgeous! The subdivision was really peaceful and quiet and the neighbors were fantastic. My family and I really appreciated the welcome basket and we thoroughly enjoyed the private pool. While there, we also visited Henderson Beach State Park which was also superb. This was one of my family's finest vacation destinations. We used to rent a private home in the Kissimmee area every year but this place far exceeded the Orlando area for cleanliness and hospitality. We were able to take our 17 lb. West Highland White Terrier with us and he too enjoyed the accommodations. I would highly recommend Raven's Nest to anyone. The eating establishments were numerous but we really enjoyed Landry's, Olive Garden, Outback Steakhouse, Longhorn Steakhouse, and a little place called Dewey's (great fish). We also attended church at the First Baptist Church of Destin and had a wonderful worship experience. Sam and Mary, thanks again for everything and we sincerely hope we can come back again in the not too distant future.
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Upscale Home, Solar Heated Pool, Pet Friendly
+ (410) 746-3882 (Maryland, USA)
Miramar Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We had a GREAT time at the Ravens nest!!!!!

  • 5 of 5
We had an amazing stay at the Ravens Nest!! It was everything we hoped it would be and more!! This is a super nice home with plenty of room and the pool was great and the perfect size! We will be back!!
  • Submitted: May 31, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope to see you again next year!
Upscale Home, Solar Heated Pool, Pet Friendly
+ (410) 746-3882 (Maryland, USA)
Miramar Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Response to Owner

  • 3 of 5
Thanks for the quick response. Have rented a number of times on HomeAways so have had a variety of experiences. Maybe some thoughts:

For the sake of full disclosure, might want to minimize the solar heater effect and put the info regarding the cost and need for the pool heater in notes on the property info. If I realized that was an option, I would have taken pool heat.

Dishwasher still won't work any better for the next person. Probably good info for the next rentar and is in the review, new or not, still doesn't work well.

Since your rental agent indicated the gate has been an on going issue, it might be good to make other users aware of the potential, otherwise is frustrating. Was not questioning the reason for the gate, was mentioning the gate is problematic.
  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Upscale Home, Solar Heated Pool, Pet Friendly
+ (410) 746-3882 (Maryland, USA)
Miramar Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Up and Down - Nice Property but Nothing is Perfect

  • 3 of 5
Nice property in a gated neighborhood about 2 blocks from the beach. Fairly typical vacation rental, starters provided for soap, paper towels, toilet paper, etc., so don’t forget the necessities.
We ate out a lot, but did cook in too. The kitchen is well equipped, but had to wash all the dishes, glasses, cups, and silverware before using, caked on and dried food. Annoying, but some people consider that a usual practice. The dishwasher is really lousy, realized after using why the dishes were dirty. Even a small load didn't clean well. Hand washed everything before putting in dishwasher so they would come out clean.
Beds comfortable. Baths: Master was great, the other smaller, but adequate. Lots of living space, Apple TV installed so lots of different programs to access.
Nice patio, small pool. Property info indicated solar heated, anticipated would be warm enough to use with the days in Destin warm, cool nights. The property management person was pretty clear, advising don't adjust any of the pool controls. I am okay with that. There was a waterfall on a timer running morning to evening. The pool was freezing and never got warm enough to use. The day we left the booking agent sent an email asking me to put the solar cover on the pool, the pool company wanted to turn the heater on! Duh, now I know why it was so cold, the heater was not engaged and there wasn’t a solar cover on the pool, found it in the garage, went ahead and put it on the pool. The water was wonderfully warm. Suggest you follow up prior to arriving with the booking agent to make sure the heat is on or the pool will be useless.
The agent is sort of surly and makes no apologies. She puts responsibility on the renter to make sure things are right for the next person. When I advised the pool situation, there were no apologies, just a message asking if I could go ahead and cover the pool. Boo!
Gated neighborhod and the gate is problematic. Not functioning correctly while we were there. Finally a repair, and seemed better. Called the booking agent and she said the gate is a problem, that is why she bolded and put instructions in red. I am not sure how that helps when she is 900 miles away but the evening I called she advised she would notify maintenance the next day.
Trash: You get 1 can to use. If you exceed, you are supposed to take extra with you. Dump it at McDonalds or check as luggage on the plane? Out by 10a, but wash and fold all towels. Better hurry if there are 7-10 of you!
  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed you stay and will address your concerns. Dishwasher is new in Nov 12 and high end, not sure why dishes had not gotten clean, we tested the dishwasher in Dec and it ran just fine and it had very high customer ratings when we purchased it. Sorry you had that experience. Pool is solar heated and is equipped with solar cover which is stored in the garage when not in use. The rental agreement states the use of the solar system is weather dependent and in the winter, early spring, and late fall air temp will chill and cool the pool off quickly. The rental agreement offers use of electric pool heater for an additional cost during the cooler months, however the guest didn't request its use. We recommend requesting the electric heater during the cooler months. The guest following you requested the heater, with that being said, the pool guy turned it on the day before they arrived so it was ready for them to use. Security gate works and is very helpful to keep traffic from cutting through our neighborhood, there was a maintenance issue with the gate this particular week and was resolved quickly by the HOA. There are three trash cans for guest use, but out of respect for arriving guest, we ask that the guest leaving only use one of the three when departing so the arriving guest have a place to put their trash. There nothing worse then to have the prior guest leave an overwhelming amount of trash for the arriving guest. We do request if you have excess trash to take it with you. If guests put out the trash for pick up there should be no reason for them to use all three trash cans provided. I the owner, live in MD but I'm very customer service oriented and can be easily reached via email, cell or text during your stay. I also have local full service property manager and wonderful neighbor who helps when necessary. I'm sorry you didn't have a better experience while you were at Ravens Nest.
Upscale Home, Solar Heated Pool, Pet Friendly
+ (410) 746-3882 (Maryland, USA)
Miramar Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Well kept, very clean vacation home!

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time staying at Raven's Nest and can't wait to go back again. The house was very clean and well cared for. The ability to take our dogs with us was a huge plus. It was a joy to lay out by the pool during the day, the solar heater was a great extra. Location is fantastic, a short walk to the beach, short drive to our favorite restaurants, or off to our favorite golf courses took no time at all. The neighborhood was quiet, which helped the relaxation. Thank you again for sharing your home with us!
  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you had a Great Time At Ravens Nest! We look forward to your return next year!
Upscale Home, Solar Heated Pool, Pet Friendly
+ (410) 746-3882 (Maryland, USA)
Miramar Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Raven's Nest Vacation

Raven's Nest Vacation
  • 5 of 5
Words can't express how much we LOVED this home! The house is beautiful and spacious. All 7 of us (two families) had plenty of room and we all had our privacy. The master bedroom is wonderful and one of my favs was the reading room. The landscaping was immaculate. And the pool was GREAT - the kids started the day off in the pool after breakfast. And us adults enjoyed the pool too.

If we ever have an opportunity to take a Destin vacation again - I will be asking to come back to this house. We all did not want to leave!
  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Destin Commons
"A Wonderful selection of stores with a very nice and relaxing sitting area within the comple..."
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
"Shop Shop Shop! Many Named Brand Retailers."
Pompano Joe's
"Want Great Seafood and Awesome Water Views while you eat? This is the place. Maybe you just ..."
Henderson Park Inn
"Enjoy many things this park has to offer."
Gulf Specimen Aquarium and Marine Laboratory
"Live Sea Animals Here, great place to take the kids."
Walmart Supercenter
"Best Prices in Town on just about everything you need! Get you wine and beer here too."
Panama City-Bay County International Airport
"Great Prices if arriving from the North via Southwest Airlines. Quick Easy Drive to our home"
Massage Envy Spa Destin
"Don't forget to treat yourself to a massage during your stay! "
Olive Garden Italian Rstrnt
"I love this place, great food and prices."
The Back Porch
"Another Great Place for Wonderful Food, treat yourself."
Crab Trap
"Food is Pretty good here, short walk from the house"
Publix Super Market
"Very clean place, upscale grocery story, great selection of fresh food."
Village-Baytowne Wharf
"Shops, restaurants, night life here."
Destin Fishing Charters Service
"Like Fishing! "
Emerald Coast Scuba
"Scuba Divers check this place out."
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Fort Walton Beach
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Pampano Joes
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Pampano Joes
Car: recommended

Maps Not Updated to Find Us. Google Kenny D's Restaurant in Destin. We are one block East on the same side of the road.

Other Activities: Outlet Shopping, Boating, Waterparks, Fine & Family Dining

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates


Miramar Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Aug 23 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
Nov 2 2014 - Feb 27 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2015
Feb 28 2015 - Mar 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2015
Mar 7 2015 - Apr 17 2015
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2015
Apr 18 2015 - May 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2015
May 23 2015 - Jun 5 2015
3 night minimum stay
Jun 6 2015 - Aug 14 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 15 2015 - Sep 4 2015
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Pet Fee $150
Damage Insurance $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes Weekly Rates From $999-$2450
Add Sales Tax of 12%
Add $50.00 CSA Damage Insurance
Add $150.00 Cleaning Fee
Pet Fee $30.00 night or $150.00 for the week. Please e-mail us a photo of your pet for approval.


Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Miramar Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1820 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Adventure
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Microwave ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master - toilet , shower , Double Sinks
  • Master Bath with Double Vanity Sinks, Linen Closet, Spacious, Private off Master Bedroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , TV/DVD
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , TV/DVD
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , TV, Night Light
    Master - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Phone & TV, Walk in Closet, Master Bath
  • Nicely Decorated, Linens Furnished, Serta & Simmons Mattresses
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Games
  • Toys
  • Beach Chairs
  • Raft
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • water parks
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
Campers, Mobile Home Vehicles, Trailers, Boats Not Allowed in Subdivision. If you would like to bring a boat you must park it outside of subdivision or lease space. If found in Subdivision it will be towed at your expense.
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