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Island Echos 3BR/3BA - Huge Gulf-Front Condo with 32' Balcony

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

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.

Don't miss the exciting fireworks display on Okaloosa Island at the Okaloosa Island pier. Starts at 9 sharp on Wednesday nights through the summer.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Angela Parkhurst
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2017

About Angela Parkhurst

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 wonderful men --- Jason, age 40, 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 is the proud and doting father of Madison (age 6) and Carter (age 3). My youngest son, Clark, age 37, lives in Los Angeles, CA where he works in the movie and ad industry. 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

Why Angela Parkhurst chose Fort Walton Beach

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.

What makes this condo unique

Brand new exercise room is now open.

Amenities

Okaloosa Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 2 bunks, one has full sized bed under. Pak'nPlay in closet.
  • In addition, we have a queen sized raised Aero bed for extra sleeping capacity. Two also can sleep on the sofa. We have also a pak'n play.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(77 traveler reviews)

Island Echos 3BR/3BA - Huge Gulf-Front Condo with 32' Balcony
average rating of 4.922078 based on 77 reviews
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
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
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5

Beautiful Condo!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time!! This unit had everything and we woke up looking at the emerald water! The huge sectional sofa made for great family time and board games at night. We will definitely visit again!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the nice review. I also love that sofa. My boys would rather sleep there than in a bed. I'm glad you'll come back. Please let me know if anything would make your vacation more enjoyable.
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Lyles, Tennessee
5

7NO is our favorite!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here several times and love it! Spacious, sparking clean, convenient and quiet! You can watch the dolphins and the sunrise or sunset from the balcony! I'm already planning our next trip!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Searcy, Arkansas
5

Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was great, with lots of space for our family of 5. Easy access to the beach.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful area!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! The condo was perfect for our family. Very well equipped. Beautiful views of the beach. The only negative was the heater for the pool was in need of repair .

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The condo is beautiful and supplied with everything you would want and more!

  • 5 of 5

We felt like we were at our home away from home but with much nicer weather and a million dollar view of the ocean and beach. Coffee on the balcony in the morning and cocktails in the evening as we watched spectacular sunsets. We also enjoyed watching the dolphins swim by and the fishermen on the beach. We saw one fisherman catch and release a 30 pound stingray! Went fishing on a boat out of Destin one day and to the Air Force museum in Pensacola another day. Wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Okaloosa Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Early Spring
Mar 11 2017 - Mar 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$245
$1,695
 
 
Spring
Mar 25 2017 - Apr 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,825
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 22 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$245
$1,695
 
 
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,675
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$245
$1,695
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,495
 
 
Fall
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$215
$1,395
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$95
$575
$1,895
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
$100
$650
 
 
Winter
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$675
$1,850
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$100
$650
$1,850
 
 
Snowbirds
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
$100
$575
$1,850
 
 
Early Spring 2018
Mar 10 2018 - Mar 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
$265
$1,750
 
 
Spring
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
$295
$1,895
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 14 2018 - May 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
$260
$1,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $115 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

During the summer months, I can only rent from Saturday to Saturday. 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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Fort Walton Beach/VPS
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Swizzle Sticks
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Florida Highway 98
Car: necessary

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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