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New! August WEEKENDS available!! Outstanding Sunsets! All the Comforts of HOME!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible sofa bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

In June 2007, the New York Times selected our unit out of all of the available units in Destin to feature in a real estate piece written for the paper. NY Times writer, Amy Gunderson researched the units in Destin and was so impressed with the amount of upgrades and extras within our unit that she featured our home in her article.

Welcome to our vacation home in Ariel Dunes II, Destin’s luxury high-rise condominium, located within the incomparable Seascape Resort.

Our unit is located on the 14th floor, providing you with a completely unobstructed view of the coast. Our 2 bedroom, 2 bath platinum unit features 9 foot ceilings, beautiful 18x18 porcelain tile, set on the diagonal, throughout the common areas and plush carpet within each bedroom. The living room is furnished with an inviting loveseat and cozy sofa (which is a sleeper sofa, offering an additional 2 sleeping accommodations), with a 50' Roku ready, flat panel HDTV and DVD player.

Your guests can enjoy an evening cocktail at the bar with its 3 comfortable bar stools, while you prepare a meal in the fully equipped gourmet kitchen. Everyone can then continue into the dining area; which boasts a large and spacious table with seating for six.

Our kitchen is complete with stainless steel appliances: there is an LG refrigerator with French Doors, filtered water & automatic ice maker, GE dishwasher, GE self-cleaning oven/range and a built-in GE microwave. You will find that our kitchen is extremely well-equipped with all utensils, plates, cookware, coffee & espresso maker, crockpot, electric pancake griddle, blender, and toaster, and George Foreman Grille - everything you could possibly need! To round it all off, the granite countertops, tumbled marble tile backsplash, and the beautiful wood cabinetry all serve to enhance the rich elegance throughout our vacation home.

The master bedroom is presented with classic elegance. You will not miss the comfort of your own bed as this one has been outfitted with the finest custom linens and fabrics. The king size bed has a luxurious pillow-top, adorned with 400 thread-count sheets and lots of comfy pillows. A wide 40' flat screen HDTV sits atop the full length dresser. A hotel quality safe stores all valuables, including large laptops, and electronics. The master bath features a double vanity, garden tub with a warm tile back splash, and a separate shower. A large eight foot sliding glass door provides private access to the balcony from the master bedroom, offering a romantic late night view of the sunset!

The second bedroom features two twin size beds with a beautiful dresser and separate closet. It also has its own 20' flat screen HDTV and DVD player, and Xbox. This bedroom has private access to the guest bathroom which can also be accessed from the hallway. The view from the guest bedroom is impressive, providing a peaceful look across the Seascape golf course and out to the Choctawhatchee Bay.

There is a ton of extra storage space to help keep everyone's belongings tucked away. A separate laundry room with a full size, LG front loading washer and dryer are available within our unit. There is room here to sleep the baby/toddler in his own room for privacy. We provide a pak and play, stored behind the washer (I provide a mattress pad and crib sheets, but please bring your own if you would prefer).

Free wireless internet access is also at your disposal. You will also have a XBox 360 gaming system available to help keep all ages entertained while Mom and Dad are preparing dinner, or on that one rainy afternoon! There are also plenty of outlet strips in each bedroom and the LR and kitchen to keep the electronics charged up.

Ariel Dunes is the perfect getaway, whether you’re a family of two, four, or six, Ariel Dunes has so much to offer! No matter if your stay is in July or January, you will love the variety of activities available to you. There is an 18-hole golf course on the property; a championship course is located within minutes of our unit, at Emerald Bay. Eight tennis courts, several fresh water lakes, well-equipped on-site gym (complete with cardio equipment, machines, and free-weights), a sauna and steam room.

There are three pools totaling 11,000 square feet. Both children and parents alike will love the benefits of the zero-entry pool and waterfall. Toddlers love to crawl around in 2 inches of water! There are also outdoor grills for a quick steak and some yummy vegetables!

There is also world class shopping at the nation’s largest designer outlet center, Silver Sands. There you will find everything you could ever want from Nike, Under Armor, Kenneth Cole, Nautica, J. Crew, Gap, Banana Republic, to Coach, Dooney & Bourke, Waterford, Lenox, Disney, Carters, and SO many more. For a complete listing of all stores, visit Silver Sands Outlet web site.

We love to spend time at our vacation home with our family of four daughters and sons-in-law and our 12 grandchildren (ages 2 to 13 yrs). But when we cannot be there, we would love to have you as a guest in our home.

Please call me to reserve your week or month!

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Deborah
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 28, 2017

About Deborah

Hi! My name is Deb. We have a large family, and we all live in Atlanta: Mom and Dad, four adult daughters, four son-in-laws, and twelve grandchildren, ages 2 years through 13 years old!! We visit as a family, as often as we can, usually with a bunch of the grand kids, and have enjoyed our condo immensely! We want to share it with you, when we cannot be there. We hope you love it as much as we do.

Deborah purchased this condo in 2007

Why Deborah chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We had the opportunity to purchase the condo during the pre-construction phase. Best decision ever!

What makes this condo unique

Our condo is family friendly and full of amenities and upgrades to make you feel as if you were at home, with the addition of a fantastic view from the balcony. Our view is completely unobstructed to the west, allowing for fantastic sunsets, full of every color you can imagine. The many variations of robin's egg blue, turquoise and lapis blue shading to deeper navy blue out in the ocean can be enjoyed from our balcony.

Amenities

Miramar Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 14
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Accessible from BR2 and main living area.
    Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Glass enclosure shower, adjustable spray head and handheld,
  • Shower with glass enclosure, adjustable spray head and handheld shower hose (great for showering the kids!); Soaking tub with tile surround; double sinks in the Master Bath. Second Bath has a standard tub and shower curtain.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • LR Sleeper Sofa/Convertible bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sheets are stored in containers UNDER the Master bed.
    Second Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Large chest and nightstand. XBOX and HDTV/DVD Player
    A Master Bedroom - 1 king , Large dresser and two night stands...plenty of drawer space.
    Laundry Room - 1 baby crib , Pak and Play provided and fits in the Laundry. Bring sheets.
  • King size bed (1) in the Master PLUS a Hotel quality safe stores valuables, electronics, and large laptops., Twin/ Single Beds (2) in the second bedroom, Sleep Sofa converts to a plush, Queen-size sleeper bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Hotel Quality Safe to store all your valuables. Large enough for laptops and other electronics.

Reviews

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5

Outstanding Place to stay and rest!

  • 5 of 5

I love this apartment because it has an incredible sunset view, excellent facilities and great location. I recommend it!

Deborah (the owner) is really nice and responds fast my messages.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nolides, Thank you so much for your kind words. I am happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed the time in our vacation home. And that I was able to answer all of your questions quickly to help you plan and keep your vacation stress-free. We have tried to include everything we could think of to make your stay as much like home as possible, from all the kitchen appliances to the barware, to the Fiesta service. And don't forget the high end sheets and cozy mattresses! I hope you will think of us when you plan your next Destin vacation. We will love you have you as guests in our home, again. Thank you, Deborah.
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Home away from home but better!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was our home away from home but better! Extremely comfortable beds and amazing views. Ocean view from balcony was absolutely spectacular! One of our favorite things was the hot tub in the master bathroom! I will recommend this wonderful place to others and hope to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 enjoyed our stay so much. Deborah was a great host to work with. She has thought of so many details in the place like charging stations and hooks in the shower to hang wet swimsuits and towels. These considerations really made a big difference from other condos we have stayed. The view was beautiful from the balcony and everything was so comfortable. The pools were nice place to relax in the late afternoon after a beautiful day at the beach. I would give this place more stars if I could.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Aerial Dunes Stay

  • 5 of 5

very nice

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AWESOME

  • 5 of 5

We had a great first visit to the Destin area and what a beautiful place! Deb's condo was perfect for our family of 4. Every amenety you can think of was provided...including the essentials. There was coffee plus sugar and cream, paper towel, garbage bags, dish soap, hand soap, toilet paper, & shampoo/conditioner samples. Tons of closet space and hooks to hang wet suits. I know mentioning these things may seem silly, but I have rented from many owners through VRBO, and there was barely a piece of toilet paper available on arrival. After a long day of travel (16hr drive in this case) the last thing I feel like doing is going to the grocery store! I think these types of extras make a huge difference as to whether or not I would return or recommend a place. Deb was EXCELLENT to work with. Her response time for any question was quick and pleasant. I felt very comfortable working with her. There is a few minutes walk to the stunning beach. The beach was not as crowded as I thought and the other beach-goers were super nice. Maybe it's a southern thing?! The one and only negative was the unbelievable traffic. It was a lengthy drive to get anywhere. Maybe that is typical for July. On the positive side there was a restaurant at the beach that was convenient for a quick meal with a beautiful view!

A quick recommendation is to visit Noriego Point (beach). A great place to snorkel where the surrounding jettys make a few little bays that keep the water calm. It was enjoyable watching the boats pass from the harbor to head out to sea!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had an absolute blast on our stay. Everything was relatively close to the condo. The beach was walking distance, there is a cafe right down stairs , there is a beach shop right on the water as well as walking distance down the street. The condo was clean and any questions I had were answered without delay. We will definitely be back with our family.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housecleaning Fee $115 + Tax
Damage Fee $59 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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