ISLAND ECHOS 3BR/3BA - HUGE GULF-FRONT CONDO WITH 32' BALCONY

Angela Parkhurst

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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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ISLAND ECHOS 3BR/3BA - HUGE GULF-FRONT CONDO WITH 32' BALCONY

Okaloosa Island Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 9-11)

Million dollar view from this 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath penthouse on the beach. May be the best view on Okaloosa Island -- see all the way to Navarre and past the Okaloosa Pier as far as the eye can see toward Destin, just six miles to the east.

This beautiful unit is on the perfect floor to watch the dolphins, seagulls and activity on the beach from the huge 32 foot balcony. Watch the boats on the Intercoastal Waterway and have a front row seat for holiday fireworks from front walkway.

Everything has been renovated and updated. Master suite is a dream ..... separate shower, whirlpool tub, vanity area, large walk-in closet, sliding glass door to balcony.

Kitchen is wonderful with a horseshoe shaped breakfast bar, separate lighted wet bar, ice maker, garbage disposal, fridge with water & ice through the double door, ceramic glass top stove, built-in microwave.

Master bedroom has king-sized bed, one guest room has private bath and a queen-sized bed, another guest room has 2 sets of bunk beds; one with full sized futon underneath. Extra sleeping with new raised queen sized Aero-bed. All with huge closets, television sets, DVD players. Washer and dryer and second refrigerator add to the convenient features.

Island Echos amenities include: seasonally heated Gulf front pool (usually January to mid-March), picnic and barbeque area, shuffleboard court, lighted tennis courts. Best amenity, of course, is the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico with wide, snow-white beach and clear, clean emerald-green water.

This is a wonderful condo, very spacious, with an awesome balcony overlooking the clear emerald-green waters and sugar-white sands of the spectacular Gulf of Mexico.

Island Echos is one of the favorite destinations for families visiting the Emerald Coast. It's a mid-rise with only seven stories. There are plenty of amenities on site, plus all the amenities of Fort Walton Beach and Destin just a few minutes away.

The Non-Smoking condo has recently been renovated and has new furnishings and new appliances. It's decorated in a very pleasing Florida style which is warm and inviting.

The master bedroom has a king bed, large TV, VCR and stereo. The second bedroom has a queen bed, TV & VCR. The third bedroom has 2 sets of bunk beds -- one with a full futon under, TV & VCR. All bedrooms have spacious bathrooms. In addition, there is a queen sized raised Aero bed for extra sleepers.

The balcony is a pure delight with plenty of lounge chairs and outdoor eating area. The views go on forever in both directions. Watch the dolphins frolic from the balcony.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Angela Parkhurst

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Hi, Y'all. My name is Angela Parkhurst and I'm fortunate to live in the very area where this condo is located. It's paradise on earth along this Emerald Coast. This makes it easy to manage my rental unit and be quick to resolve any issues (very few so far) that can arise.

I am the proud mother of three boys --- Jason, age 32, a professional photographer who travels all over the world taking photos for such publications as Sports Illustrated and USA Today, Cameron (Jason's twin), who lives in Atlanta and works very successfully in the wonderful world of finance, and Clark, age 29, who lives in Hollywood, CA where he works in the movie industry....he was on the special effects team that produced Academy Award winning 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.' I also am the proud and doting Mom of a Schnoodle named Lulu.

Please come visit us. You'll love the condo and the incomparable view of the Gulf of Mexico.

Angela Parkhurst purchased this condo in 2004

I actually bought the unit and lived in it for three years so it has a lot of upgrades that other units don't have. The Destin/Fort Walton Beach area is one of the most beautiful areas on this earth --- snow white sandy beaches, clear and clean emerald green waters. There's plenty to do with over a hundred golf courses within 50 miles, water parks, wonderful restaurants, snorkeling and scuba diving and fishing beyond compare.

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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4.9
based on 43 traveler reviews

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Island Echos 3BR/3BA - Huge Gulf-Front Condo with 32' Balcony
average rating of 4.9069767 based on 43 reviews
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Island Echos 3BR/3BA - Huge Gulf-Front Condo with 32' Balcony
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169467
(850) 585-3993
Okaloosa Island Fort Walton Beach
Chattanooga, TN
5

Fabulous area and condo!

  • 5 of 5
We loved it! We took our 3 young children, and another couple with 3 children, and there was so much room for the kids to play and run around. Everything we needed was provided, and great tub to wash the sands off little bottoms (and big ones, too!). The beach is great with soft, white sands so no feet were burning! Area is great and close to necessities. Great running/jogging area. Will return! Thanks so much!
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2008
  • Stayed: Sep 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Heather -- Thanks so much for your kind comments. I appreciate how well you took care of the unit and welcome you back anytime. Take care and I'll see you next year. Book early as I am already filling up. Thanks so much, Angela
business
Island Echos 3BR/3BA - Huge Gulf-Front Condo with 32' Balcony
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169467
(850) 585-3993
Okaloosa Island Fort Walton Beach
5

Amazing vacation condo!!!

  • 5 of 5
This was one of the best vacations my family has ever had. We stayed with another family....9 of us...and there was plenty of room for everyone. The condo is beautiful, roomy, up-dated and clean. Too many pluses to list! We loved the extra ice maker! The views from the huge balcony were breathtaking! White sand, crystal blue water, family atmosphere, friendly beach staff (he sets up beach chairs and umbrella for you every day)! Truly exceeded expectations! Thank you Angela!!
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Hi, Kelly. Thank you so much for your kind comments. I'm so happy you enjoyed your vacation. I hope you and your family come back. You are great guests!
business
Island Echos 3BR/3BA - Huge Gulf-Front Condo with 32' Balcony
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169467
(850) 585-3993
Okaloosa Island Fort Walton Beach
Georgia
5

Breath Taking Views....Just What Our Family Needed!!!!

  • 5 of 5
From the moment we walked in, we were blown away by the amazing views of the ocean. The condo was very clean and well decorated. The kitchen has everything you need to prepare meals and there is a closet full of beach toys, floats, chairs and a beach umbrella. We saw dolphins several times a day from the balcony and on the beach. This condo has plenty of room and we never felt cramped with our family of 6. Angela was also very pleasant to work with and always prompt to return our e-mails. This is definitely a place our family will look forward to returning.
  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Kristie and family, for staying with us at our condo in Island Echos. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope you do return. We have many plans for upgrades as we strive to continue to improve the quality of the unit. Please come again soon. Thanks, again. Angela.
business
Island Echos 3BR/3BA - Huge Gulf-Front Condo with 32' Balcony
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169467
(850) 585-3993
Okaloosa Island Fort Walton Beach
5

Amazing Condo & Vacation!!

Amazing Condo & Vacation!!
  • 5 of 5
We have vacationed in Fort Walton Beach for several years and this was by far our favorite condo. We had everything we needed and more. The views were amazing from the balcony and the grandkids loved watching the dolphins every morning. Lots of fun places to eat and shop near by. We would recomment the dolphin excursion on the Sea Blaster as well as eating and feeding the aligators at Fudpuckers (both in Destin). Angela was wonderful to work with and we are already looking forward to our next visit !!
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Ren and Lisa. Thanks for your great review. I try to maintain the unit and will continue to update during the "down" season. Please come back. You were delightful tenants. Thanks, Angela.
business
Island Echos 3BR/3BA - Huge Gulf-Front Condo with 32' Balcony
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169467
(850) 585-3993
Okaloosa Island Fort Walton Beach
5

Excellent customer service, a pleasure

  • 5 of 5
We have rented this unit in the past and loved it. We had it booked for this year again for 9-23-10/1 but unfortunatelt had to cancel. Angela was a pleasure to deal with as i the past. She did not haggle or have an attitude due to the fact we had to cancel our reservation and was more than willing and understanding in why we did so. She refund the monies she said she would immediately with in two days. Thank you for your professionalism and promptness. My family and I hope to rent from you again! God bless.
  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Ciro, for your kind words. I know things happen and I look forward to you and your delightful family returning. Thanks, Angela
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Island Echos 3BR/3BA - Huge Gulf-Front Condo with 32' Balcony
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169467
(850) 585-3993
Okaloosa Island Fort Walton Beach
Owensboro KY
5

This condo is awesome

  • 5 of 5
This condo has huge living room, with 3 families we had plenty of room to spread out and sit and watch tv or just goof around. We didn't feel like we were on top of each other at all. Great views from the balcony. We saw dolphins every day. I would recommend this condo to anyone. We did not have any issues at all and the owner was easy to work with. Loved it, we will be back again in the future.

The crew from Kentucky!!!!!!!
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi, Kentucky family. I'm so happy you enjoyed the condo. You were perfect guests and I look forward to having you stay with us again. I don't know if you know this or not, but I was born in Owensboro, KY. I also graduated from Murray State University so I have a particular love for fellow Kentuckians.
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Tropical paradise is closer than you think.....it's on Florida's Emerald Coast situated on the Gulf of Mexico. Florida's panhandle has for many years been awarded accolades from many tourist publications including Southern Living. Enjoy the softest, whitest sandy beaches, the clear emerald-green water with plenty of activities to interest vacationers. Within a day's drive from most Southeastern cities, the Fort Walton Beach/Destin area is a popular destination. You'll never be bored with the 28 top ranked golf courses, tennis facilities, fishing, watersports, hiking and biking trails, dolphin watching, nature preserves, historic forts, museums, water parks, incredible restaurants, boutique and bargain shopping. Or, just chill on the uncrowded beaches. It's a great place to vacation year-round -- even winter enjoys nearly 70 degrees of sunshine. The people here are friendly and are happy to extend their 'southern hospitality,' the pace relaxed; most guests are repeat visitors.

Other Activities: shopping, boating, miniature golf, racquet ball, shuffleboard, tennis, restaurants

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Availability & Rates

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Okaloosa Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 31 2014 - Aug 15 2014
7 night minimum stay
$2,450
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 16 2014 - Sep 12 2014
3 night minimum stay
$235
$1,595
 
 
Fall
Sep 13 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$195
$1,295
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$135
$795
$1,800
 
 
Early Spring
Mar 7 2015 - Mar 27 2015
3 night minimum stay
$235
$1,595
 
 
Spring
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 24 2015
3 night minimum stay
$285
$1,795
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 25 2015 - May 29 2015
3 night minimum stay
$235
$1,595
 
 
Summer
May 30 2015 - Aug 7 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,550
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 8 2015 - Sep 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
$285
$1,795
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $115 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes I will need a $300 deposit to hold the reservation. (This reservation deposit will convert to a damage deposit upon check-in and be returned within 14 days if there is no loss or damage to the property, lost keys or lost remotes).
In regard to hurricanes/tropical storms, refunds will be given if the National Weather Service orders a mandatory evacuation. But,if it just rains, sorry. no refund

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Okaloosa Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Elevator
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Broadband Access
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Iron & Board
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2 bunk beds
  • In addition, we have a queen sized raised Aero bed for extra sleeping capacity. Two also can sleep on the sofa
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Toys
  • Games for Kids
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • bay/sound
  • coin laundry
  • zoo
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • golf privileges optional
Notes:
Upgraded kitchen, smooth top ceramic cooktop, refrigerator with ice and water through the door, microwave, wet bar, separate ice maker, second refrigerator. Lighted Tennis Court, Beach Service, Shuffleboard, Video Rentals
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