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ENJOY WARM WHITE SANDY BEACHES this FALL! 65 Yards to beach, NO roads to cross

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,363 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)

DESTIN-ATION FUN, SUN and FISHING HEAVEN!!! We invite you to indulge in our “Piece of Paradise” that we call SEASIDE SERENITY. Our townhome is located just 65 yards from the breathtaking emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico and 15 yards from a heated pool and kiddy pool. Imagine no streets to cross or no elevators to negotiate and being able to park by your very own front door.

Located in SOUTHBAY BY THE GULF, one of Destin’s most sought after, ocean front, family friendly resorts. Our 2 story 1300 sq. ft. townhouse has 3 bedrooms and 2 and 1/2 baths. It sleeps 8 people comfortably. It has been beautifully decorated to capture the charm and vibrant colors of the Caribbean. Take the opportunity to enjoy the enchantment of coastal living at its finest!

SECOND FLOOR

MASTER BEDROOM: features a KING SIZE BED with two night stands, lamps, dresser, full private bath with bathtub/shower, walk in closet, ceiling fan, and 32" flat screen cable TV with remote.

SECOND BEDROOM: features a QUEEN SIZE BED, large closet, night stand with lamp, ceiling fan, 32" flat screen cable TV with remote.

THIRD BEDROOM: features a BUNK BED with a FULL SIZE LOWER BUNK and a SINGLE SIZE UPPER BUNK. This kid friendly room also has a night stand, lamp, seahorse night light, closet, ceiling fan, 32" flat screen cable TV with remote.

UPSTAIRS BATH: The second and third bedrooms share a full sized bath with bathtub/shower.

FIRST FLOOR: You will enjoy the convenience of parking in 2 reserved parking spaces just steps from your front door. Step through the front door onto an inviting FOYER. Off of the foyer is a front closet, 1/2 BATH and a LAUNDRY area that has a full size WASHER and DRIER.

FAMILY ROOM: Relax in a large sectional corner sofa that seats 6, an oversized chair and ottoman that seats 2, enjoy the 42” flat screen cable TV, and complementary high speed wireless internet. The sofa opens up into a QUEEN SIZE BED, sheets and pillows are provided.

PATIO: Open the French doors and step from the family room onto a PRIVATE PATIO and GARDEN area complete with orange and lime trees. You can take in the ocean breezes and enjoy the gas grill, table and chairs with shade umbrella that seats 6 and outside storage closet packed full of beach chairs, beach umbrellas, beach cart, and beach and pool toys for your enjoyment.

Our “home-away-from-home” offers all of the comforts you could ever wish for such as a fully equipped kitchen with ceramic tile floors for that “at home” convenience. Other amenities include central heating and air conditioning, high speed wireless internet, 4 flat screen TV’s, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator freezer with filtered water and icemaker, coffeemaker, toaster, crockpot, blender, electric griddle, gas grill, pack-n-play (Please bring your own crib sheet and blanket), 3 booster seats, bath and kitchen towels, linens, pillows, extra blankets, a full size washer and drier, beach chairs, umbrellas, beach cart and numerous beach and pool toys. There is even an air fill station available on the pool deck for inflatables.

During your visit, enjoy the quaint peacefulness of Southbay by the Gulf’s colorful landscaping, enticing beachfront gazebo, 300 ft. of private beach, 2 adult and 2 kiddy pools, 2 lit tennis courts, and 5 acre freshwater lake with walking bridge, 2 lakefront gazebo’s, and lit fountains. Bring your fishing poles! the lake is stocked for fishing, catch and release only. Children will enjoy feeding the lake’s many ducks, turtles and birds from the bridge and gazebos.

Our townhome is located within walking distance of Destin Harbor, La Paz, Mellow Mushroom, Sunsations beach store and many other popular shops and restaurants. It is a 5 min. drive to Winn Dixie, Super Wal-Mart, Target, The Big Kahuna water park, The Track amusement park, Destin Commons, The Doughnut Hole, Fud Puckers (feed live aligators), The Back Porch and other restaurants and attractions within the heart of Destin. Sandestin’s The Village of Baytowne Wharf, and Silver Sands outlet mall is within a 15 min. drive. There is a restaurant and attraction guide available at the townhouse, complete with menu's of area restaurants and shopping maps and sports brochures, to help you choose between the many restaurants and attractions available.

Keywords: Townhouse, condo, condominium

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About The Owner

Hello! My name is Diane and I have been the owner/manager of a beautiful townhouse that we call ‘Seaside Serenity’ since 2004. In my full time job, I work with teens in a high school setting who have emotional and behavior disorders.

My hobbies include oil painting and working with props for local stage productions. We are marching band and color guard enthusiasts. Especially, The University of Georgia Redcoats, and Atlanta Corps Vets.

When we want to get away and have some family time, we head to the BEACH! We swim in the ocean, build sand castles, ride bicycles, visit unique shops, grill out on the patio, bake fresh cookies, and take long walks on the beach.

The thing I love the best about owning rental property is the wonderful guests and neighbors that I have gotten to know over the years. People that I otherwise would not have met. We are very fortunate to have a large number of repeat guests.

The Owner purchased this townhome in 2004

Why The Owner chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

My husband and I have been snorkeling and scuba diving for many years. We also enjoy swimming and shell collecting as a family. Our favorite place to vacation was the caribbean. When we moved to the Atlanta area from Orlando, we discovered that the beaches of Destin were as beautiful as the caribbean and an easy drive from the Atlanta area. We have been vacationing in Destin since 2003. Coming to Destin is now a family tradition with many great photo's and memories.

We insisted that our property be in a very family oriented development. We fell in love with Southbay as it captures the charm of old Florida and our condominium has the feel of a cottage, not a hotel room. Guests comment on how 'relaxed and at home' they feel at Seaside Serenity.

What makes this townhome unique

We enjoy having a private beach and pool less than two minutes from our doorstep. Southbay is one of a few properties that still has a 1 foot deep kiddy pool. A private patio to grill delicious family dinners and a small garden in which to putter. I have planted an orange and lime tree in the back yard. We can hear the ocean from our doorstep and enjoy watching pods of dolphins from the beach.

Our development is quiet and tucked back by the ocean, yet we can be at any restaurant or at great shopping in 10 minutes or less.

Amenities

Destin Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1363 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - combination tub/shower , Upstairs, for Second and Third Bedroom use
    Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower , Upstairs, Private Full Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 1 - Located on Main Floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Second "Lighthouse" Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Single Size Bed over Full Size Bed "The Bunkbed Room"
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Size sleeper sofa in main sitting room
  • King size beds (1) The master bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) The second Bedroom, Baby Cribs (1) A Pack'N Play and booster seat are available., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The sofa converts into a queen size bed., Bunk Beds (1) The third bedroom. Single size bed as the top bunk, a full size bed as the bottom bunk.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A large variety of Pool and Sand Toys are available to guests, as well as beach chairs and two umbrella's. There is an air fill station available for inflatable water toys. There is a five acre fresh water fishing lake on property (catch and release only). Children will enjoy feeding the ducks, fish and turtles from the walking bridge.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

ENJOY WARM WHITE SANDY BEACHES this FALL! 65 Yards to beach, NO roads to cross
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
Bernie, Missouri
5

Absolutely incredible!!

  • 5 of 5

We've been coming to Southbay By the Gulf for about 15 years, and, have stayed in many different units. Seaside Serenity, Unit 95, has been the greatest, for us as a family! We have finally found our niche. We stayed here last year and are now on our way home for this year. We love the furnishings, the bedrooms, mattresses, pillows, and how they are all decorated. The beach chairs, umbrellas, and the wagon, were awesome and saved us quite a bit of money! Being next door to the big pool and a short walk to the beach was wonderful! I'm already looking forward to next years stay! You have an awesome place, Diane!!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! It was the most relaxing week. Just perfect for our families.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

wonderful

  • 4 of 5

This townhouse was clean and well laid out. We found just about everything we needed in the townhouse. The pool just a few feet away is well maintained. Even though you can't see the beach from the Townhouse the beach is just a short easy walk from the townhouse. This beach was beautiful with sugar sand,and well kept. You can walk as far as you want in either direction on the sand. Don't bring much with you for the beach because alot of it is already there. Has beach chairs, umbrellas, sand toys, a few floating devices, life jackets and most important has a folding wagon to haul everything to and from the beach.There was 8 of us and we fit comfortably in the home.

We will be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canton GA
5

Spring Break 2016

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this townhouse. It was nicely furnished, fully stocked, with a full size washer/dryer. Just a short walk to the beach and pool with a great outdoor hangout space and just a few minutes walk from shopping and restaurants made this the perfect location for my family. The owner is very responsive. Boogy boards, beach umbrellas and chairs along with a large number of beach toys were provided and appreciated. I highly recommend this property! We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Concord NC
5

Love it!

  • 5 of 5

We loved every single thing of this townhouse. Fully stocked and the Owner was always there for any questions we might have. We had a blast!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fun in Destin!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from our vacation. We have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! Love this townhouse. The beach is 65 yards away and u also have the convenience of grocery stores/ restaurant s with in 5 minutes. I highly recommend this property! It's well kept and decorated! Thank you! Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Target Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Winn Dixi Grocery
Nearest Point of Interest
CVS Pharmacy
Nearest Point of Interest
Sunsations Strip Mall
Nearest Point of Interest
Walgreen Pharmacy

Dolphin Tours, Sunset Cruises, Dinner Cruises, Water Park, Amusement Park, Beachcombing, and Breathtaking Sunsets.

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Rates & Availability

Destin Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
SUMMER
May 27 2017 - Jul 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
FALL
Jul 29 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,100
 
 
WINTER
Oct 1 2017 - Mar 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,000
$1,600
 
 
SPRING BREAK
Mar 11 2018 - Apr 20 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,225
 
 
SPRING
Apr 21 2018 - May 25 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until your reservation is confirmed. Please note that the security deposit is a separate fee in addition to the rental fee, tax and cleaning fee. The security deposit will be fully refunded two weeks after your check out date upon satisfactory condition of the townhouse at check out.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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