BEAUTIFUL EMERALD COAST, WHITE SUGARY SAND, WIFI

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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BEAUTIFUL EMERALD COAST, WHITE SUGARY SAND, WIFI

Beach Retreat Cottages Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

We completed a $50,000 remodeling project on our unit in May of 2008. This is the most beautiful place in the Sandprints complex. The first thing you will notice when you walk in the door is how the living room and kitchen are so open and airy. The entire first floor has been tiled. The kitchen has granite counter tops with an Italian designer-tile back splash, a beautiful stainless steel sink with high-end brushed silver faucets and matching light fixtures. The living room has a flat screen TV and DVD player, which can be viewed from the living room, dining room or the kitchen. All 3 bathrooms are tiled with granite counter tops and inset sinks. The two showers have been tiled from floor to ceiling with an Italian designer-tile look and feel. All rooms have been freshly painted, crown molding, eight inch base boards with pocket lighting throughout the unit. A flat screen TV and DVD has been installed in the master bedroom and a regular TV is in the guest bedroom. New carpeting has been added to the second floor. So far, the reviews have been outstanding.

LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! What could be better than being just a few steps from the most beautiful emerald green waters and white sandy beaches, shopping, malls, eateries, golf, fishing, and many other water activities? Well, our beautifully furnished and well maintained condo is just the place for you to experience all this and more!!

From our private patio off the kitchen, enjoy your morning coffee and in the evening your marguerita watching the beautiful sunset. Just one short walking block is the public beach offering chaise lounges, umbrellas, clean restrooms and showers also adjacent is the famous Pompano Joe Restaurant and Tiki Bar Grill. If the pool is more your choice, the unit overlooks this area which is complete with tables, chaise lounges, umbrellas and restrooms. Either case...all you need is your towel and suntan lotion. SANDPRINTS complex is quiet and family oriented. COME AND ENJOY A BIT OF PARADISE AT SANDPRINTS - UNIT D-8!!

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
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picture unavailable at at this time. This unit is co-owned with my husband, me, and our son. We purchased the condo unit in 1990 and have thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of Destin. Its gorgeous!

The Owner purchased this condo in 1991

We fell in love with the most beautiful beach in the world. The water is a deep emerald green. The sands are powdery white that glissen in the sunlight. And such spectacular sunsets. Nothing beats Miramar Beach.

Besides the beautiful beach that is just a block from our condo, the famous Pompano Joe restaurant is a few steps away where you can get a fabulous marguerita, a sandwich or full dinner. There are also lounge chairs with umbrellas for a small fee of the day or a few hours. There are just about any kind of stores you can name, from a Wallmart to Chico's and the like. All kinds of sports are close by, fishing, parasailing, golfing, tennis, etc.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Property Reviews

Beautiful Emerald Coast, White Sugary Sand, Wifi
average rating of 4.285714 based on 9 reviews
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Beautiful Emerald Coast, White Sugary Sand, Wifi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p195vbi
(770) 232-2980 (Georgia, USA)
Beach Retreat Cottages Emerald Coast-Destin Area
5

Review

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
The condo felt very at home. The layout was very well thought out and the location is excellent! (Maybe a block from the beach.) However, a car is necessary if one wishes tour the area. There is a beautiful pool in excellent condition and was never crowded. The bathrooms are amazing- a great size and updated. The provided towels and blankets were very useful as well.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
business
Beautiful Emerald Coast, White Sugary Sand, Wifi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p195vbi
(770) 232-2980 (Georgia, USA)
Beach Retreat Cottages Emerald Coast-Destin Area
lenoir city,tn
5

Felt at home

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
The owners were awesome to work with. The layout of the condo was very well thought out. My family and I felt we were right at home rather than on vacation. The condo had a sense of coziness and also an element of privacy if you wanted it. We have stayed in sandprints before, this unit by far more than exceeded expectation. I would recommend this unit to anyone looking for a place to stay in Destin. We plan on going back next summer and are already counting down the days when we go back. Thank you for the opportunity to stay in your place.....Mike, Riley, Reagan, & Shannon...P.S.-Just to add My wife and I had 3 surgeries between us this summer, she was unable to go due to her work schedule. I am a teacher and have the summers off so I was able to take my girls for a last minute vacation. Michael helped me out and was tremendous in making this trip possible...thanks again. 5 out of 5 in my book.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beautiful Emerald Coast, White Sugary Sand, Wifi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p195vbi
(770) 232-2980 (Georgia, USA)
Beach Retreat Cottages Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Guest Comment Entered by Owner
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Note from Chris & Brittany Schwan stated

Note from Chris & Brittany Schwan stated
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
Michael;
The condo was wonderful. A bit rainy towards the end of the week, but we had a fantastic time non the less.
Look forward to heading back soon.
business
Beautiful Emerald Coast, White Sugary Sand, Wifi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p195vbi
(770) 232-2980 (Georgia, USA)
Beach Retreat Cottages Emerald Coast-Destin Area
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A note from my renters after their stay stated-

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
Thank you for letting us use your condo for our vacation. We had a great time and made many new memories with our family. Zach, April & Dallas
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Beautiful Emerald Coast, White Sugary Sand, Wifi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p195vbi
(770) 232-2980 (Georgia, USA)
Beach Retreat Cottages Emerald Coast-Destin Area
louisiana
1

FILTHY

  • 1 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
despite being advertised as non smoking, we opened the door and smelled stale cigarette smoke masked with air freshener. ceiling fans had layers of dust caked on blades, dirt on ceiling where blades went around, carpets were stained throughout, dust bunnies hanging from ceiling. condo decor is very nice and modern but very filthy. would not recommend unless you want to clean entire space before starting your vacation.
Owner's Response: It is with sadness that I read your review and I take your comments seriously. My unit is a non-smoking unit and I was unaware of any issues with the condo until you contacted me during your stay. I touched base with my cleaner and the people who stayed in the unit the week before and neither of them smoked but they also commented about the smoke. Immediately, I had a number of contractors go into the condo to identify the problem. It was discovered that there was a hole in the dry wall behind the air handler. The consensus was that the hole allowed the air handler to suck smoke from either the unit below or beside my unit. We have fixed the hole and have had no problems with the smell of smoke since.

As for the cleanliness issues you brought up, I made a trip down to the condo to meet with my cleaning people and reviewed your comments and we did a walk thru to talk about the issues. I have been assured that cleaning issues will be resolved in the future.

Again, I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your trip to my condo and I take your comments seriously. However, please keep in mind that at this time, I have 7 comments posted to this website. Of those 6 other comments, 5 of them rated the condo a 5 out of 5 and one rated it a 4 out of 5. Your comment remains the sole negative comment posted.
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Nearest Point of Interest
Silver Sands Factory Outlet Mall
Nearest Point of Interest
Pompany Joe Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
SeaScape Resort/Golf
Nearest Point of Interest
Baytowne
Nearest Point of Interest
Destin Harbor

Shop or fish 'till your drop!!! Golf, Skidoos, Water park, you name it, we got it!

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Availability & Rates

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Beach Retreat Cottages Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Mar 15 2014 - Sep 15 2014
3 night minimum stay
$140
$900
 
 
Winter
Sep 16 2014 - Mar 14 2015
3 night minimum stay
$120
$795
$1,195
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $80.00
Deposit due at rental confirmation. Full rental fee and taxes due 3 weeks before arrival date.
Tax Rate 12.0%
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Amenities

Beach Retreat Cottages Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • water parks
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • shuffleboard
  • boating
  • shopping
  • miniature golf
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • golf
  • surfing
  • jet skiing
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • parasailing
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Three (3) TVs (one in living room and one in each bedroom (w/cable), CD player/radio, pool, grill, up-grade dishwasher and electric stove, complete set of good quality pots/pans, untensils, dishes, glasses, linens, private patio, private deck, beach toys and chairs, You will find the condo has everything you can ever need for a family vacation
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