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8/27-9/3 Open! Remodeled/Well-Equipped Beach Condo with Beach Service!

61 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Emerald Coast-Destin Area Condo Rental Photos and Description

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


Gulf-Front, Edgewater Beach Condominium has a landmark architecture overlooking the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Edgewater is located in the Sandestin area, midway between Seaside and Destin. Southern Living magazine's 2009 Readers Choice Awards ranked Destin, Florida, the #1 'Best Beach', the #3 'Best Family Destination', and the #9 'Best Southern City'. The area has earned these titles for 15 consecutive years. Travelers' Choice Family Awards for 2011 shows Destin in the top 10 in the category 'Great U. S. Destinations to Discover.' In August of 2011, ABC's Good Morning America named Destin, Florida, as 1 of 10 locations considered to be 'The Most Beautiful Place in America.' The Travel Channel named Destin as the Best Family Beach in 2013. Destin was included in the top 10 list in 2013 of 'Destinations on the Rise in the U.S.,' which ranks travel hotspots that received the greatest increase in positive traveler feedback and traveler interest from customers.

Once inside the gated Edgewater property you are surrounded by lush gardens, tropical pools, and white sand beaches that stretch for miles. Guests at Edgewater enjoy two huge, freshwater swimming pools (one heated in winter, one with waterfall), toddler wading pool, children's playground, adult hot tub, Tiki Bar and Grill*, professional putting green, shuffleboard, basketball goal, adult fitness center, fitness classes, gas BBQ grills, and covered parking. Edgewater has over 420 feet of private beach where, as our guest, you will be provided with two complimentary beach chairs and an umbrella* (about a $25.00 value per day for FREE) for the duration of your stay.

* - seasonal amenities available March through October, weather permitting.

This beautiful, two bedroom, two bath, 1,215 square foot sixth floor unit is platinum rated and has been professionally decorated with complete kitchen and bathroom renovations. Relax in this comfortable, air conditioned, well-appointed condo that includes numerous extras throughout.

Unit 601 amenities include:

Balcony seating includes table and chairs, chaise lounge, serving cart, and high-seat chairs for breathtaking, unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane resistant sliding glass doors in both the living room and the master bedroom provide easy access to the balcony.

Kitchen underwent a complete renovation with new custom cabinets, new granite countertops, new lighting with tray ceiling, and porcelain tile floor. Cabinets are well-stocked with flatware, dishes, cooking pans, glassware (including extra non-breakable glassware that can be taken to pool deck area), shrimp pot, and large serving trays. We have stainless steel appliances including refrigerator with ice maker and filtered water (new in 2015), microwave oven, electric range with self-clean oven, and ultra quiet dishwasher and disposal. Laundry includes full-size washer and dryer purchased new in 2014.

Living area includes new sofa (pull-out queen size bed) and two chairs, over-stuffed chair with ottoman, and entertainment center featuring 50' HD LED TV w/Dolby Digital Stereo with BluRay DVD that will accommodate NETFLIX streaming, an HD box with DVR capability and complimentary SHOWTIME, and a compact CD shelf stereo with Bluetooth, USB, and FM digital tuner. The living room also has a docking station that will accommodate I-Phones, I-Pads, and I-Pods using 8-pin lightning connection. All living room and dining room furniture is solid hardwoods with coastal finishes. Floor to ceiling tempered glass sliding door opens to your private deck with full view of the sparkling blue/green water and crystal white sand, known as the Emerald Coast.

Internet access via high-speed wi-fi wireless connection is free to our guests with wi-fi enabled devices.

Each spacious bedroom features plush carpeting, all hardwood furniture with coastal finishes, sitting area, ceiling fan, guest closet, full length mirror, two night stands, flat panel HD TV/DVD with Dolby Digital Stereo, clock radio, digital device charging station, and telephone. The master bedroom includes full gulf view, king size bed (new mattress in 2015), triple dresser, guest safe and answering machine with a 32' HD LCD TV/DVD with an HD box and DVR capability along with complimentary SHOWTIME. The guest bedroom includes shoreline view, queen size bed, double dresser, bachelor's chest, and a 32' HD LED TV/DVD with an HD box and DVR capability.

Bathrooms were completely renovated with new custom cabinets, new granite countertops, a walk-in shower in the master bath, a deep soaker tub/shower with stainless steel grab bar in the guest bath, glass enclosures, and wall mount hair dryers. The master bath includes double vanities, and even a telephone!

Spectacular gulf views from the living room, dining room, kitchen, and master bedroom.

Area activities include deep-sea fishing, championship golf and tennis, hiking, biking, swimming, snorkeling or diving, boating, jet skiing, parasailing, and wind surfing. A wide range of shopping and dining is nearby and is sure to please even the most discriminating tastes. As owners with over 25 years experience in the Destin area, we know the area and can help you enjoy the activities that are of interest to you. For our guests, we have equipped the condo with a collection of information on area activities, restaurant menus, area facts, and owner recommendations.

Edgewater policy prohibits rentals to anyone under the age of 25. Pets are not permitted.

My other units: Do not look for other units. This is our only unit, which we enjoy staying in throughout the year. We have decorated and accessorized it based on guest comfort, not cheap 'rental grade' options. You will find that we are continuously updating our property to keep it fresh and inviting for ourselves and our welcome guests. Many of our guests are repeat visitors, coming back year after year.

Keywords: Gulf-Front Beach Condo Located on the Sixth Floor of the Edgewater Beach Condominium Complex

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Connie (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

About Connie

We are a Midwest family who loves white sand beaches and beautiful clear emerald green water. We discovered the Destin/Miramar Beach area in our travels and fell in love with it. We felt we wanted to share our little piece of paradise with others. We love getting repeat guests and have made many new friends!

Connie purchased this condo in 2000

Why Connie chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We rented in the area for years before we bought our condo. Edgewater has great amenities, beautiful beaches, and many activities and restaurants nearby.

What makes this condo unique

Edgewater is beachfront. Our property in particular has great views, is newly renovated, professionally decorated, and has a lot of extras to make your stay enjoyable.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful time! We plan on coming back next year. We went on a dolphin cruise and were able to see a beautiful sunset. We ate at 3 of your recommendations. They were all wonderful. The weather was beautiful for us. My mom really enjoyed the balcony. She drank her coffee out there in the morning and her glass of wine before bed. This was probably my 10th time in Destin and it was by far the best! Thanks for letting us stay in paradise for a week! Debbie G., Missouri, sent these comments to owner via e-mail.
Jul 2009
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8/27-9/3 Open! Remodeled/Well-Equipped Beach Condo with Beach Service!
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  • 5 of 5

We just had a wonderful stay in unit 601. By far the best condo we have rented in Destin. Everything from the cleanliness of the condo to the communication with Connie was top notch. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Andrea, for your kind words. We appreciate your taking the time to write a review, and we do hope you will stay with us again soon. You were a pleasure to work with!
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A Condo to Love!

  • 5 of 5

We have rented this condo a total of three times so far and have enjoyed each of our stays. The comfortable furnishings, remodeled kitchen and bathrooms, location on the beach, easy rental process, and value make this our favorite vacation spot. Connie and Bob have thought of everything to make guests comfortable and informed about area attractions, shopping, and restaurants. We love the beach, but this time we sunbathed at one of the two pools as well. It was quiet and comfortable with restrooms, plus a food and drink hut. The view from the condo balcony is something we look forward to enjoying as much as possible. And the furniture on the balcony is comfortable and inviting for meals or just relaxing. What a great week in paradise!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Karen, for your kind words. We appreciate your repeat business and your willingness to advise our future guests of your good experiences at our condo. We look forward to your next visits in October and December!
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Gorgeous Condo

  • 5 of 5

Booking this condo was a breeze, the owner responded almost immediately! Every detail was explained and she offered local information on the best restaurants to try. Her home was gorgeous and filled with everything you need for the perfect beach vacation; location was the best place on the beach. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Sharon, for taking time out of your busy schedule to complete a review for the benefit of our future guests. Recent reviews go a long way in helping prospective guests make up their minds to stay in our unit, and all of our 5-star reviews over the years show our consistency and high standards in maintaining our home. We sincerely appreciate your business; you were a pleasure to work with and we look forward to your return.
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Excellent Beachfront Condo

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here from 4/23-4/30 and it was great!!! The condo is very nicely appointed, and updated. The large balcony was fantastic. The condo facility was great as well. There was absolutely nothing about this condo that we did not like.....simply stated it was better than great!!!! We will definately stay at Edgewater 601 again.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Greg, for your great review! We appreciate your business and hope that you will visit our condo again soon!
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Perfect Holiday Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay... Only wish it could have been longer. The condo was perfect and comfortable and we felt at home right away. The king size bed was so comfortable! Best rest I have had in a long time! Connie and Bob were extremely attentive and helpful providing a wealth of information on area attractions and dining and making sure our vacation went as smoothly as possible. We highly recommend this place and hope to return soon!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steve and Nicole! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and got some rest and relaxation. We hope you can come back again soon and are able to stay longer. You are always welcome. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We sincerely appreciate your nice comments.
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Second stay even better than first!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2014 stay in this condo. But I think this year was even better, because we knew to expect a delightful week. We were not disappointed! The condo was clean and all the extras made us feel instantly at home. Plenty of thick towels, wooden clothes hangers in the closets, comfortable beds, upscale kitchen and bathrooms, great weather - it all came together for a wonderful experience. We especially enjoyed morning coffee on the balcony, then sunbathing and walking on the beach in the afternoon. We cooked a fresh seafood dinner at the condo and enjoyed several meals in local restaurants. Our favorite restaurant so far is Stinky's at Santa Rosa Beach.

It is true what others have written in the reviews. Connie and Bob have a five star condo! We will be back in 2016!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, we sincerely appreciate your repeat business; and we are glad that you again enjoyed your stay in our condo. We look forward to working with you for many years to come. Thank you for already booking your 2016 visit--that way you are assured of getting the exact weeks you want before someone else beats you to them!
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Area activities include deep-sea fishing, championship golf and tennis, hiking, biking, swimming, snorkeling or diving, boating, jet skiing, parasailing, and wind surfing. A wide range of shopping and dining is nearby and is sure to please even the most discriminating tastes.

Edgewater policy prohibits rentals to anyone under the age of 25. Pets are not permitted.

Other Activities: Championship Golf, Basketball Goal, Shuffleboard, Adult Fitness Center (free to guest)


Rates & Availability

Edgewater Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Summer
Jul 23 2016 - Aug 5 2016
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Aug 6 2016 - Aug 26 2016
2 night minimum stay
Aug 27 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 8 2017 - May 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 6 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

There are NO CLEANING FEES Charged to the Guest for Weekly/Monthly Stays. Two FREE Beach Chairs and One Beach Umbrella are Included for Stays from March 1 through October 31. Free Wireless Internet Access is Available for Our Guests.

A 4% reservation/processing fee will be added to the base rate. A deposit of 20% is due at the time of booking which will be applied toward the rent with the remaining balance due 30 days prior to arrival, Credit Cards are Accepted. PLEASE CALL OWNER OR SEND INQUIRY WITH CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBER.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Emerald Coast-Destin Area Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1215 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms have new custom cabinets and granite countertops. Master bathroom has walk-in shower and double sinks. Guest Bath has deep soaker tub/shower with a stainless steel grab bar and a single sink. Both have wall mounted hair dryers and frameless glass shower enclosures.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) (Master Bedroom) Beautyrest, New in 2015; Queen size Beds (1) (Guest Bedroom) Sealy Posturepedic Plush; Sleep Sofa (1) Queen Size.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Phones (five; living room, kitchen, bedrooms, and master bath), Cooking Utensils provided (many owner provided extras), Hairdryers in both bathrooms, Guest Safe, Private Deck overlooking Gulf of Mexico, Two Pools (one heated in winter, one with waterfall), Toddler Wading Pool, Tiki Bar and Grill (seasonal), Complimentary Beach Chairs and Umbrella (seasonal), Children's Play Area, 6-hole Putting Green, Adult Fitness Center, Strictly Non-Smoking Unit

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