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(#1) RATED REVIEWS!!! MOST POPULAR 6+BR HOUSE W/POOL-20 STEPS TO BEACH

Steven & Andrea Simone

Advertiser since: 2005
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Speaks: english
Sleeps18
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Steven & Andrea Simone

Advertiser since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2014
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(#1) RATED REVIEWS!!! MOST POPULAR 6+BR HOUSE W/POOL-20 STEPS TO BEACH

Sleeps18
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Crystal Beach House Rental Photos and Description

Location, Location, Location--Crystal Dreams is the #1 Elegant Place to Stay!

Location, Location, Location and Elegance!!! Welcome and let us introduce you to 'Crystal Dreams', our luxurious owner-managed 6+ bedroom, 5.5 bath beach home with private pool and Pool House. The home has undergone an extensive $75K renovation that includes new Brazilian hardwood stairs, new carpeting, bed linens, plush towels, granite countertops, kitchen backsplash, GE stainless steel appliances to include a 29.4 cu French Door refrigerator, wine cooler, upgraded beautiful dining chandelier, lighted pot rack, living room/dining room furniture, TVs/electronics/bluetooth audio, plush outdoor furniture and outdoor ping pong table. What did we leave behind? Nothing but the location.

'Crystal Dreams' sits directly on Scenic Gulf Drive and is literally 20 steps away from the best beach access in the area (Shirah Beach Access), at the quiet west end of Scenic Gulf Drive, right next to the gorgeous Henderson State Park. You will also be able to enjoy gorgeous beach views directly from all three of the home's balconies.

ABOUT OUR HOME:

The LIVING ROOM has comfortable seating for 12, 60-inch High Definition 1080p Ultra Slim LED TV, and we also provide free Wireless Internet service, a bluetooth Acoustic Research music player and a landline phone for incoming and outgoing local calls.

The KITCHEN has granite countertops with a beautiful backsplash, stainless steel GE Profile appliances, wine cooler, upgraded lighting and is fully equipped to prepare and enjoy your meals.

The DINING ROOM is open to the kitchen and living room, and has seating for eight at the main table and two at the bar. Even the small kiddos have their own special table and chairs for four in the 'Kids Corner' so that they can play, color and eat in their own space.

A full-sized WASHER AND DRYER is also located on the first floor.

THE BEDROOMS:

The 1st FLOOR MASTER bedroom has a King-size Cherry Sleigh Bed, 32-inch LCD TV, private bathroom and private access to the main patio.

The 2nd FLOOR MASTER bedroom also has a King-size Cherry Sleigh Bed, an ottoman that converts to a twin bed, a 60-inch High Definition 1080p Ultra Slim LED TV, and a private bathroom with jetted tub and separate shower. You can also enjoy access to the 2nd floor balcony with bistro table and incredible beach views.

The 2nd FLOOR GUEST bedroom also hosts a King-Size bed, 32-inch LCD TV, private bathroom, and private balcony access that is equipped with a bisto for the morning coffee and views.

The 2nd FLOOR BUNK room has two bunk beds and a 32-inch LCD TV with integrated DVD player. The kids will love having this room all to themselves and they have their own bathroom just down the hall.

The 3rd FLOOR EAGLE’S NEST has a futon/sleeper and access to two balconies with comfortable seating (North and South viewing) to enjoy the best views in all of Crystal Beach.

The POOL HOUSE MASTER bedroom has a King-size bed, a 32-inch LCD TV with integrated DVD player, a shared bathroom, and access to the main backyard and pool.

The POOL HOUSE LIVING area has a sectional that converts to a queen sized Sealy 6-inch plush sleeper. There is also an ottoman that converts to a twin bed if needed. The 32-inch LCD TV with integrated DVD player, and kitchenette with apartment-sized fridge, sink and coffee maker will make this living area very comfortable. You can also enjoy the bistro table and chairs just outside, next to the pool.

THE POOL AND BACK YARD

The back yard has a private pool with plenty of comfortable seating for all to enjoy, as well as a large patio table that seats six comfortably. There is also a brand new outdoor ping pong table so that you can have a bit of fun catching up with family & friends. We have also provided plenty of night time lighting so that you can extend your days by the pool. An in-ground barbecue is also available to have some great cookouts with family and friends.

BEACH ACCESS

You will have your toes in the sand in under a minute. Simply cross Scenic Gulf Drive, and walk down the public beach access to start enjoying the crystal-clear water and sandy white beach. We do our best to provide beach chairs, portable cooler and a rugged red wagon to pull the kiddies to and on the beach.

We have also upgraded the home with a state of the art security and sensor system. The system will notify you of any access to the pool area and the keyless door lock system will allow you access to the home by entering a code that we will program especially for your stay. When you arrive in Destin, you will not have to check-in at a management agency, you will go right to the home and start your vacation right away.

We make the reservation process simple and convenient. We are always accessible by phone and email - you will not find more responsive owners, and you certainly will not find a rental management company who can provide you with the level of service and care that we can.

When you are ready to make your reservation with us, simply give us a call to secure your vacation. We require a $750 security deposit to be paid by credit or debit card at the time of the booking. We will then email you a detailed Rental Agreement so we can be sure we are on the same page regarding rates, dates, and rules. Your full payment will be due 60 days prior to your arrival, and can be made directly online through the Intuit Payment Network from your checking or savings account. Alternately, you can make the full payment using your credit card for an additional 3% fee.

Now that you have found the perfect beach house for your family vacation, you can end your tireless Internet search and call us today to book your family's dream vacation at Crystal Dreams!

PLEASE NOTE that this home is designed for family vacations. It is not suited for high school, college, church or sporting team groups, nor weddings or receptions. We take great care and expense in keeping our home in great condition, and we expect our renters to do the same.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Steven & Andrea Simone (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2005
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2014

About Steven & Andrea Simone

Steve and I and our three small children have been enjoying Crystal Beach since 2006 when we purchased our first two condos at Ariel Dunes at the eastern end of Scenic Highway 98. We have thoroughly enjoyed our experiences and memories in Destin. Steve is an active-duty Air Force officer and has served in all of our most recent conflicts. It is great to be able serve our county and our people and we hope that you will enjoy staying with us as much as we enjoy getting to know you.

Steven & Andrea Simone purchased this house in 2013

Why Steven & Andrea Simone chose Crystal Beach

This property has it all! Location, Luxury and the best, friendly customer service you can ever enjoy. We are literally 20-steps from the beach directly on Old Scenic 98 near the serene and tranquil Henderson State Park. We promise that when you call us, we will answer. When you email us, you will get an answer rapidly. We take care of our people from the moment you inquire to the moment you leave and then when you call us to come back next year. You simply won't be disappointed in what we have to offer. We do not profess to be the cheapest but we firmly believe that we have one of the finest properties and customer service in the area...bar none!

What makes this house unique

What makes us unique? We know what you want because this is what we want too! You want a great location with a pool, a house that's big enough for you all to be comfortable, you want it to be clean, and you want it to be well appointed and you want this experience to include working with us to be easy, enjoyable and seamless. To us, this comes easy and we promise that we are going to help you make that experience perfect. We simply ask that you take care of our home as if it was your own home. For us, this is our pride and joy and we want to keep it meticulously maintained for not only you, our future guests but for us as well when we come down and use it.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wanted to let you know just how much we enjoyed staying at your home. It was simply perfect and we will definitely be in touch next year when we bring the family together again. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!
May 2014
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Sleeps18
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

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Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
KY
5

Awesome vacation beach house with friends!!!

  • 5 of 5
Location, location, location!!! VERY short walk to some of the nicest stretch of beach in Destin. We had three families and all sixteen of us were very comfortable. Lots of king beds was a plus. Fully equipped kitchen was great for cooking and we barbecued too. Kids loved the heated pool and we spent many nights having intense ping pong tournaments. Close to shopping for the ladies and the guys even got to watch a Monday night football game at the Ale house. It was a short walk home which was nice not having to worry about driving. Steve and Andrea seem to keep up with their vacation home. As advertised....We would stay here again if we went to Destin.
  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Maryville, TN
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful house for all ages but especially for those with kids of all ages!! Easy & close access to the beach!! This house has everything to make a great vacation!!!
  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Memphis TN
5

Crystal Dreams vacation rental

  • 5 of 5
We have just returned from a wonderful nine day stay at Crystal Dreams. The house was a perfect beach house with up to date decor (well represented by the online photos), a nicely equipped kitchen, clean, and quite comfortable. The owners responded promptly to a few questions we had upon arrival which was much appreciated. They could not have been more accommodating. Yard and pool maintenance people kept things in good order.
An added bonus was the house's location, on the quiet minimal traffic area of Scenic Hwy 98, but just feet away from the beach access. And close to a nice Publix and even a Walmart. Need we say more.
  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
5

Great Destin location, spacious house, and awesome pool!

  • 5 of 5
We had 16 people in the house comfortably. The house is nice and has everything you will need. The pool area was great and the perfect outdoor setting. The walk to the beach is literally 20 steps!! Close to everything you could need for shopping in Destin!
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
5

Wonderful Family Vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5
We celebrated my parents 50th Wedding Anniversary at the fabulous home. 8 Adults and 5 kids and we had so much room that we never felt that we were ever on top of each other. The balconies, pool and patios made the property feel like a resort oasis. The location was ideal for anyone worried about kids coming and going from the beach. The property is just steps from the public access to the beach. The pictures are exactly what the place looks like. You worry that the pictures are too good to be true, but in this case the pictures are right on target for how great the place is. I would recommend this beautiful house to anyone and everyone who asks. We will definitely be coming back to Crystal Dreams when we return to Destin.
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Crystal Beach Emerald Coast-Destin Area
5

Crystal Dreams is a Dream

  • 5 of 5
We just returned from a week at Crystal Dreams - 10 people total ranging in age from 8 to 72. The house was perfect, location is as noted - very close to beach access and traffic on the road in front of the house was low. Pool was well kept and beach toys (chairs, boards, floats, sand castle tools) were right there. We dined outside a couple of nights and used the grill. House is well maintained and Steve & Andrea were great to work with. We would choose to stay here again.
  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children

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Another Broken Egg Cafe
"A perfect place to grab your breakfast. Especially enjoy the fresh orange juice and the Egg..."
Grand Boulevard
"Charming upscale outdoor shopping and restaurants. Lined with Palm Trees and featuring all ..."
Panera
"Literally right next door to you located in Destin Commons. "
Marlin Grill
"Another great restauarant! Find this at the San Destin Resort. The resort is a great place..."
PF Chang's China Bistro
"Located in Grand Place, this restaurant is superb! "
Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar - Sandestin
"Another outstanding place to eat at Grand Place. "
Destin Beach
"The finest beaches in the panhandle!"
Rick's Crab Trap
"Located on Scenic Hwy 98 only 1 mile from Crystal Dreams, this is a great place to grab some..."
Ruth's Chris Steak House
"Need we say more, excellent food but then again it's Ruth's! "
The Whale's Tail Beach Bar & Grill
"Great little place to eat breakfast in the morning as well as watch the dolphins swim by as ..."
Winn-Dixie
"Just pointing out where to get some groceries. "
Cabana Cafe
"Great little local joint that is situated in Ariel Dunes. Has live music, bar and great foo..."
Another Broken Egg Cafe
"There are two of these: one in SanDestin and one located on Emerald Green Pkwy to the west. ..."
Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park
"A must go for the family. Water park, putt putt and go-Karts. Again, must do!!! "
Destin Commons
"The super outdoor shopping and eating area. The place to be and hang out as well as meander..."
Regatta Bay Golf & Country Club
"Excellent golf course for those golfers in the family. Manicured greens and well kept cours..."
Beach Walk Henderson Park Inn
"I put this down because this is within 100 yards of our Crystal Dreams home. This is the st..."
Gulfarium and Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier
Whale's Tail at Seascape
"One of our favorite places to hang out in the morning. Grab breakfast on the upstairs patio..."
McGuire's Irish Pub
"Probably the most famous restaraunt in the area. Said to have over 900,000 one-dollar bills..."
Camille's at Crystal Beach
"The perfect place to get to know some locals. Excellent brewed coffee, espresso, bagels and..."
Cantina Laredo
"Bar none, our favorite mexican place! Definitely grab a margerita and the table side prepar..."
Silver Sands Outlet Mall
"Over 200 stores here. You've all been to outlet malls...this is a biggie and it is only 3 m..."
Carrabba's Italian Grill
"Just love this place! Favorite is Chicken Bryan. "
Donut Hole Bakery Cafe
"This is a flip over backwards and do cheetah flips sort of awesome breakfast! Not kidding e..."
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Okaloosa Valpraiso
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Regatta Bay
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Emerald Green Pkwy
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Camilles
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Crystal Beach
Car: recommended

Welcome to the famous Crystal Beach. Home to Money Magazine's #1 Beach Vacation location. You will be staying in one of the most luxurious beach homes that has views of the most wonderful aquamarine water and sugar sand in the world.

To take care of all of your conveniences, Crystal Dreams is located less than one mile away from Destin Commons, home to all of the best shopping and restaurants.

If you really need to shop, the Silver Sands outlet mall is only 5 miles down the road and there you will find the finest shops to include Saks 5th Ave, Coach, Polo, and Viking. I think you get the idea that this is a place where you can get your shop on!

Overall, Crystal Beach is the place to be for your family vacation and it will be a memory that you and others will never forget.

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Rates & Availability

From $400 Per night

Crystal Beach House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Dec 2 2014 - Feb 27 2015
4 night minimum stay
$400
$1,990
$3,000
 
 
Spring Break
Feb 28 2015 - Apr 17 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,850
 
 
Spring
Apr 18 2015 - May 15 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,300
 
 
Summer
May 16 2015 - Aug 14 2015
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 
 
July 4th Week
Jun 27 2015 - Jul 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
$8,350
Flat fee
 
 
July 4th Week
Jul 4 2015 - Jul 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
$8,350
Flat fee
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 15 2015 - Sep 11 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $375 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes Optional pool heating fee is $200.00 (plus tax) per week.
Pets will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Pet fee of $200 per pet would apply.
Simply give us a call and your reservation will be secured. Rates are subject to change based on availability and seasonal factors.
-- $750 Refundable Security Deposit held on a credit card at booking
-- Above rates exclude Cleaning, Tax or optional Pool Heat
-- Safe/Secure Online payments accepted through Intuit Payment Network (makers of Turbo Tax)
-- Credit card payments (AMEX, Visa, MC, Discover) are accepted (3% fee applies)
-- Payment due no later than 60-days prior to stay
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Amenities

Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4050 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1st Floor Half Bath - toilet
    1st Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    2nd Floor Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Pool House Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    2nd Floor Hallway Bathroom - toilet , shower
    2nd Floor Guest Room Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2nd-floor bath/shower and pool-house bath/shower include hand shower nozzles for ease of bathing children.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • 1st Floor Master Bedroom - 1 king , Sleeps 2
    2nd Floor Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Sleeps 3: 2 in king, one in convertible ottoman
    2nd Floor Guest Bedroom - 1 king , Sleeps 2
    2nd Floor Bunk Room - 4 bunk bed , Sleeps 4
    3rd Floor Eagle's Nest - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 2
    Pool House Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Sleeps 3: 2 in king and 1 in convertible ottoman
    Pool House Guest Room - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 2: Sectional to a queen sleeper & Ottoman to twin
  • Pack n' Play is provided.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Simply doesn't get any more convenient and comfortable than renting our Crystal Dreams home! Popular and fantastic restaurants, shopping, grocery and amentities are all very nearby...one to two miles if not closer.

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