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BEAUTIFUL 4 BR, 2BA SINGLE STORY HOME, LARGE PRIVATE POOL, PET FRIENDLY, WIFI

Ronald Larsen

Advertiser since: 2005
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Speaks: english
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Ronald Larsen

Advertiser since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
November 27, 2014
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BEAUTIFUL 4 BR, 2BA SINGLE STORY HOME, LARGE PRIVATE POOL, PET FRIENDLY, WIFI

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Paradise Retreat House Rental Photos and Description

Newly updated 4BR, 2BA home in Gated Neighborhood, Near Beach

It's time to kick off your shoes, relax and get away from everyday. And The Pelican's Elbow is the vacation home to help you do just that. It has everything you need for that relaxing week at the seashore, including a large private swimming pool and patio - great for morning coffee instead of a morning commute. The pool is all yours - no sharing with the neighborhood or a condo association. And it's handy, right out the back door, no expeditions necessary.

The Pelican's Elbow is pet friendly, so there's no need to leave your pet in a kennel for a week.

So, don't be crammed into a cramped condo. This beautiful home with its nautical decor, largest in the neighborhood, is perfect for large families or groups. You have room to stretch out (2020 square feet), with a large living room, four bedrooms, two baths, a spacious family room, full kitchen and full laundry room.

The home was recently updated with top quality memory foam mattresses in all bedrooms to ensure a great night's sleep, new porcelain tile floors, flat screen HD TVs throughout and fresh paint.

The large master bedroom features a king size bed, HDTV, VCR/DVD, and private bath. The Kahuna and Palm bedrooms both have queen beds, HDTVs, DVD players and alarm clocks just in case you don't want to sleep in some morning. The Twin bedroom features two twin beds and HDTV with VCR/DVD player. All bedrooms have a ceiling fan. There are two queen sleeper sofas in separate living/family rooms.

The large back yard is fenced for privacy and security and features a large private swimming pool and tropical landscaping. You have a gas grill and picnic table/umbrella on the patio.

At the end of a great day in the sun you can enjoy the spacious family room with flat screen cable HDTV, VCR/DVD and selection of books, more than 100 videos, and family games. Free high-speed wireless Internet is provided.

Kick back, soak up some sun and work on your tan (or lounge in the shade) and enjoy life at The Pelican's Elbow.

Please check our availability calendar prior to inquiring - we keep it up to date.

No Smoking.

There is a link to our website below. The website has links to a wide variety of attractions in the area.

Destin features a wide array of water-oriented activities, including beautiful white-sand beaches, surfing, parasailing, snorkeling/scuba diving, pontoon boat rentals, windsurfing, kayaking, jet skiing, sightseeing/dinner/dolphin watching cruises, and shelling. You can even swim with the dolphins in the open ocean.

The shopping is great, with the largest Designer Outlet Mall in the US just 3.5 miles from the home.

Other activities include hiking/walking (Gulf-front state park nearby), biking, miniature golf, gym, wildlife viewing, horseback riding, amusement parks, museums, zoo, restaurants, cinemas and scooter rentals.

The Destin area is home to a dozen fine golf courses. There are nearby state forests with biking trails and bike and canoe rentals. And Destin boasts a large fleet of charter fishing boats and day boats for the finest deep-sea fishing along the Gulf Coast.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Ronald Larsen (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2005
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Speaks: english

About Ronald Larsen

This property is managed and maintained by the owner. I try to provide everything you need for your beach vacation. I live in the Destin area and am on call if any problems arise. I take pride in this property and work hard to make it an enjoyable, clean, well-maintained vacation location.

Why Ronald Larsen chose Paradise Retreat

The Pelican's Elbow is a beautiful, well maintained home in a gated beach community. Destin is a family-oriented beach vacation destination, with one of the nicest white sand beaches in the country. Our area has a small-town feel, with lots of shopping and entertainment. And, important to me, it's a loong ways away from snow.

What makes this house unique

The Pelican's Elbow has the largest private pool in the community, in a fenced-in back yard. The pool is 'L-shaped,' 28-1/2 feet long by 9-13 feet wide. Best of all, the pool is all yours – no sharing with the neighborhood or a condo association. Perhaps you are back from an afternoon at the beach, or it’s after dinner – the pool is a great place for the kids (and adults) to enjoy themselves without the need to organize an expedition. You'll have a nice patio beside the pool with a picnic table and gas grill. And there is a good size fenced back yard with several trees (banana, pomegranate) and tropical landscaping.

After a long day of enjoying yourself, get a great night's sleep on the new top quality memory foam mattresses throughout the unit.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel 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.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 17 traveler reviews

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Beautiful 4 BR, 2BA Single Story Home, Large Private Pool, Pet Friendly, WiFi
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews
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Lovely Place to Stay

  • 4 of 5
We just returned from our stay at The Pelican's Elbow. It was wonderful. There were 7 of us and we all fit nicely. The rooms were a good size with ample closet space and amazing bedding. The beach was just a short walk away and if there is someone who isn't up for the walk, there is always the amazing pool. You aren't far from much of anything. There are lots of amazing restaurants near by and Ronald gives you a run down on them. Seriously, the notebook he provides is amazing - take the time to read it. Ronald was very nice and helpful.

The only thing we thought was odd, not really a complaint, was that paper products weren't provided. You have to buy your own paper towels and toilet paper. Because everything else is provided that just stood out as strange. We would have rather been charged another $20 and had them provided.

Overall we enjoyed our stay.
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Harpswell
5

Amazing Home!

  • 5 of 5
What a fabulous home! We had a wonderful time staying in this house. It is very spacious, well equipped and has an great pool in the backyard. My kids loved swimming in it. A quick walk and you are on a gorgeous beach. Ronald is a great owner and gave us so many fabulous ideas for sightseeing and eating. Walked to Pompano Joe's one night and had a great meal.
Any questions were easily answered by Ronald. I would not hesitate to stay here at Pelican's Elbow again! Great home!

The Edgars
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Beautiful 4 BR, 2BA Single Story Home, Large Private Pool, Pet Friendly, WiFi
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Paradise Retreat Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Eureka Springs
5

Vacation

  • 5 of 5
Absolutely loved this place. The photos of the house do not do it justice. Beautiful inside and out. We did not want to leave. The grand kids enjoyed all the games and videos. I would recommend it to anyone. Thank you for your hospitality. The Summers Family
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your vacation in Destin.
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Paradise Retreat Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
5

Felt Like Being Home

  • 5 of 5
Debbie & Wayne: Nova Scotia canada

We had an awesome time here at Pelican's Elbow.The house was much larger than we expected and well equipped.It was only a short walk to one of the most beautiful beaches that we have seen in our travels. Close to many shopping malls, restaurants,and different forms of entertainment. Ron,the owner was always very helpful and friendly.
  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you as winter guests.
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Beautiful 4 BR, 2BA Single Story Home, Large Private Pool, Pet Friendly, WiFi
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Paradise Retreat Emerald Coast-Destin Area
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5
This location is a diamond in the rough. The home was such a warm and comfortable setting. Everything to provide you an awesome experience on vacation was there. Ron ensures any and everything to keep your stay delightful is provided. This is the perfect place for short or long getaways to the area. My family and I were so impressed with the home we intend to stay at the Pelican's Elbow on our next visit. I could not recommend The Pelican's Elbow more!
  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the good words!
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Beautiful 4 BR, 2BA Single Story Home, Large Private Pool, Pet Friendly, WiFi
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Paradise Retreat Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Gainesville, FL
5

Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5
This house was both comfortable and beautiful with a large interior. We enjoyed meeting with Ron who explained all the housing details in person and provided us with tips and information on how to enjoy the area.

We were able to have an amazing and relaxing vacation with plenty of options but without feeling run ragged by trying to get activities in at a break-neck pace. The beach is a very close and a stunning must-see. We got to experience Miramar/Destin then come back to an enjoyable space. The pool was a plus for our two active teenagers. Pelican's elbow is very clean and well maintained and its location is central to miles of options in restaurants and activities. We visited the Armament Museum for its history and were pleased to see many planes from the base nearby. Pepitos was, by far, our favorite restaurant in the area with its amazing food that accomodates food allergies. We would be willing to stay with Ron's property here at Pelican's Elbow or another of his properties with no hestitation. Very highly recommended.
  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Fort Walton Bch (Northwest Florida Regional) - VPS
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Captain Dave's on the beach, Kenny D's nearby.
Nearest Golf
2.2 Miles
A dozen fine local courses. Closest is
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
U.S. 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Captain Dave's, Kenny D's, Pompano Joe's
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Miramar Beach
Car: necessary

The Destin area is home to a dozen fine golf courses. There are nearby state forests with biking trails and bike and canoe rentals. And Destin boasts a large fleet of charter fishing boats and day boats for the finest deep sea fishing in this part of the country.

Silver Sands Mall, one of the largest designer outlet malls in the country, is only 3.5 miles from the home. Destin Commons Mall is 3 miles away with a multi-theatre complex. Both have dozens of shops, boutiques and restaurants. The Grand Boulevard shopping center is about five miles away. It has a new multi-theatre complex, Publix Grocery, several good restaurants and shops.

Other Activities: Water park & mini-golf, amusements including go carts, bumper boats, kiddie rides, bungee jumping, electronic games. Biking along the beach & canoeing in state forest. Excursion to swim with dolphins about 35 miles away.

See our website for an extensive list of shopping, dining, golf, tennis, fun on the water, attractions in the Florida Panhandle and other things to do in the area, such as helicopter rides. The site has links to detailed information on all of these.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $48 Per night

Paradise Retreat House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2014/15- Reserved
Nov 1 2014 - Feb 27 2015
6 night minimum stay
$1,425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Break 2015
Feb 28 2015 - Apr 10 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
$360
$2,295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2015
Apr 11 2015 - May 22 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$240
$1,525
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2015
May 23 2015 - Aug 14 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,675
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2015
Sep 12 2015 - Oct 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$360
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%
Notes Home sleeps up to 12; add $100/week ($15/night) for 9th-12th person over age 2.

Nov 1, 2014 - Feb 28, 2015 is reserved.

Family discount during Spring Break -- $1995/week, $310/night.

We rent to responsible student groups with $100/person damage deposit & $175/$200 cleaning fee. For 9-12 students, higher fees charged.

During peak seasons this home is rented from one Saturday to the next.
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Amenities

Amenities

Paradise Retreat House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2020 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , The master bathroom has double sinks and a large soaker tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , New Queen memory foam mattress and pillows.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , New Queen memory foam mattress and pillows.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , New Twin memory foam mattresses and pillows.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 baby crib , New King memory foam mattress and pillows.
  • Master bedroom features a king bed with new memory foam mattress and a private bath with double sinks, shower and large soaker tub. It also has a huge walk-in closet, HDTV, VCR/DVD and ceiling fan. The Palm Breeze and Kahuna bedrooms offer comfortable queen beds with new memory foam mattresses, new cable HDTVs and DVD players, ceiling fans and CD player/clock radios. The Twin bedroom has two twin beds with new memory foam mattresses, new cable HDTV with VCR/DVD player, ceiling fan and clock radio. There are queen sleeper sofas in each of the living and family rooms. Two pack-n-play type portable cribs and single roll-away bed are available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Track in Destin has several go-cart tracks, bungee jumping, kiddie rides and coin-operated amusements. Big Kahunas is a water park and has a mini-golf course. Kids will like Fat Daddy's with its coin-operated machines and pizza parlor. Ft. Walton Beach, a few miles away, has The Gulfarium, a marine park with shows and exhibits. Baytowne Wharf, about 5 miles from the house, is a family fun spot with restaurants, boutiques, nightclubs, amusements, a kid's playground and fireworks several nights a week during the summer. The area is full of restaurants, from Micky D's to fine dining. Lots of pizza, sushi, oyster bars and seafood. You may wish to rent a street-legal golf cart for running to/from the beach. A street-legal cart can be used on any street with speed limits of 35 mph or under, must obey all traffic laws and must be parked in our garage when at the home. See our website for links to restaurants, water sports, cart rentals, fishing, entertainment and shopping.

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