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Great Rates and Excellent Location! 200 yards from the Ocean-Book Now!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Welcome to 'Destination', our Destin Florida vacation rental home in Emerald Shores. With a recent upgrade, we now have three King Beds, three Queen, one Twin over Twin bunk bed, and one Twin sleep sofa.

Destination is a 4 bedroom 2200 square foot beach home with partial views of the ocean from the 3rd floor and just steps from the Sugar White Sand and Emerald Green Waters of Destin, Florida.

Our home is centrally located within Destin and in the cul-de-sac of the first street closest to the ocean within the Gated Resort Community of Emerald Shores, a tropical, family oriented, beach-side community of upscale beach homes 100 yards from the Gulf of Mexico. Emerald Shores has two heated community pools, tennis court, and a private beach-side pavilion with restrooms, showers, a sunbathing deck with chairs, and beach service (chairs and umbrella). No more running back to your hotel room when someone has to go to the


Destination features all the comforts of home, plus a few extras to make your stay more enjoyable including HIGH SPEED INTERNET (WiFi). Our home has 4 bedrooms, one on the 1st floor (King), two on the 2nd, one with a King, the other with a Queen and twin over twin bunk beds, and one on the 3rd (King). They all have access to the porches. Up to 14 people can comfortably enjoy privacy, as well as get together in the large kitchen, dining and living room area.

Televisions are located in all of the rooms, for a total of five. There are three DVD, MP3, CD players, five VCR’s and a large selection of your favorite movies for both kids and adults. Our kitchen is completely stocked if we wish to create your own home-cooked meal or grill your fresh catch-of-the-day.

Relax in the 3rd floor bathroom's Jacuzzi, take in the ocean view from the 3rd floor balcony, or take a 4-minute stroll to the beach or two of Emerald Shores community heated pools. There are large balconies and porches off of every bedroom with French doors that open to allow you to let the tropical gulf breezes flow through the home.

Our home is located close to all of the entertainment that Destin has to offer. Major golf courses, the Silver Sands Outlet Mall (the largest designer outlet in the nation), Destin Commons(open-air village featuring upscale shopping, casual and fine dining, and a 14 screen movie theater), Baytown Wharf(open-air village featuring upscale shopping fine dining, and live music) are all within minutes from our home.

First Floor – Sleeps 4


* 1st Floor Master Suite, King Bed, 32 inch flat panel hi-def television, ceiling fan, Double French doors to patio.

* Master Bath with shower/tub/toilet, double vanity.

* Living Room with couch (Queen Sleep Sofa), love seat, 2 chairs, 42 inch flat panel, high def, television, DVD/VCR/CD stereo with large

selection of movies, DVD’s, CD’s, Playstation 2 with games.

* Dining area with table (seats six) and counter bar with seating for five.

* Kitchen is fully furnished with coffee maker, toaster, crock pot.

* Laundry room with full-size washer and dryer, ironing board, iron

* Outdoor patio with table and chairs and charcoal grill.

Second Floor – Sleeps 6


* Bedroom with 1 King Bed, 32 inch flat panel Hi-def television, ceiling fan. Double French doors onto 2nd floor balcony with chairs and table.

* Bedroom with 1 Queen Bed and twin over twin bunk beds, 32 inch flat panel Hi-def television, ceiling

fan. Double French doors onto 2nd floor balcony with chairs and table.

* Full bathroom with shower/tub, double vanity sink , and toilet.

Third Floor – Sleeps 4


* 3rd Floor Master Suite, 1 King Bed, 40 inch flat panel hi-def television with DVD/VCR and ceiling fan. One Twin Oversize Chair that folds out to make a Twin Bed, and a queen futon. Two sets of Double French doors that lead onto 3rd floor

balcony with chairs and table and partial ocean views.

* Full bathroom with Garden Jacuzzi tub/shower sink and toilet

If you don't find your question answered here, give us a call or drop us an e-mail. We would love to hear from you. We know you will have a wonderful vacation in our home!

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Don Schierenbeck
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2017

About Don Schierenbeck

Thank you for viewing our vacation home. We purchased this home several years ago after visiting Destin and falling in love with the beaches, restaurants and our subdivision of Emerald Shores. We have not found a better place to spend quality family time and get away from our normal hectic everyday life.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to send you a note about how much we enjoyed the house. Our family was able to enjoy our time together without feeling like we were cramped in a box. We loved the lay-out of each floor and it suited the needs for our daughters and their family. The neighbors next door to us were from Indiana and they took a look at the house and was very interested in trying to book it next year for their family. We loved the fact that this was a family subdivision that loved kids. We were able to become acquainted with the neighbors next door and their grandchildren, so much that we swapped e-mails and our grandsons become fast friends. Thank you for sharing your home with us. We would highly recommend this house to our family and friends.
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Miramar Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st Floor Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor Bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , 3rd Floor Bathroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2nd Floor King Bedroom with 32' High-Def Television
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1st Floor Bedroom with 32' High-Def Television
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , 2nd Floor Bedroom with 32' High-Def Television
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 3rd Floor Bedroom with 40' High-Def Television
  • King size beds (3) 1st Floor Master Suite, 2nd Floor and 3rd Floor Master Suite all have King Beds. Queen size Beds (3) 2nd Floor Bedroom, 1st floor Living Room has Queen Sleep Sofa, and 3rd Floor Master has queen futon. Twin or Single Beds (3) One twin sleep sofa in 3rd Floor Master Suite, and Twin over Twin Bunk in 2nd Floor Bedroom. Baby Cribs (1) Graco Port-a-crib
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(5 traveler reviews)

Great Rates and Excellent Location! 200 yards from the Ocean-Book Now!
average rating of 4.8 based on 6 reviews

Loved this Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

We loved your home. We had a total of 12 family members stay. We had plenty of room and the house was perfect. It was a short walk to the beautiful beaches of Destin and the pool was even closer. We walked to our favorite restaurant, Pompano Joes, and a few of our other favorite restaurants were a short drive. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with our family. We will be back again later this year.

I’d recommend for all of the boxes listed.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is the second time my family stayed at this house. It is in a fabulous location. Beach, pool, shopping and golf courses are easily accessible. Our family of six was overwhelmed again by the size of the house. Some very nice upgrades since the last time we visited about 3 years ago.

Not only is the house very nice and well decorated, but the pool area and beach access area is beautiful as well. The kids loved the pool and beach which is the whole reason for the trip. They want to go back as soon as possible. No downsides to anything about this house. Not sure if they allow pets but would recommend for all boxes below!!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good house for a big family

  • 4 of 5


This was our first multi-family vacation. This home had plenty of room for 5 adults and 7 children. This home is less than a block from the beach. The private pavilion was an excellent addition to our stay. The house had plenty of games for the kids to play and beach floats, noodles, shovels, and wagons. Everyone in the home took advantage of the 2nd floor balcony hammock.


On our first night, the A/C would not work. We called the front office and she said she would send someone around. No one came to check or fix the A/C unit. We called back numerous times that night because the heat on the first floor was unbearable. The next morning, we had to call the management again and around 12 noon an A/C maintenance man arrived and fixed the air. The first night was quite uncomfortable.

The water pressure in the home is very low. We had to run the dishwasher numerous times on one load. We had to run the dryer 5 times to dry one set of towels. Also, we had planned to grill on vacation because patio grill was listed as an amenity but in order to use the grill you have to pay an extra 35.00 for someone to come clean it when you leave.

By far our families number 1 complaint/con, is that our last night together as a family we were not able to go out to dinner or do any other activity because we had to meet the "CLEANING" mandates that were set for us. We spent all of Friday evening trying sweep all floors, wash all towels, put the trash out, wash and put up all dishes. It was a lot of stress for us on the last night of our vacation to make sure we were not charged an extra $100 dollars an hour. For the price that we paid to stay for a week, you would think that a "cleaning" service would be provided. "Cleaning" is also listed as an amenity but be prepared to spend your last night meeting all the requirements for check out. This was by far the worst part of our stay.

Overall, we had a wonderful time in Destin and this house met most of our needs. We probably will not book this home again. We will be looking for homes that provide a full cleaning service. You live and you learn.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is unfortunate that one of the two air conditioning units not operating correctly. Both units are less than one year old. The problem was related to a drain issue that has been corrected. We have never had any issues or complaints about the water pressure in the 15 years that we have owned our home in Destin. Not sure we understand the grill cleaning concerns. We simply ask our guests to clean the grill after they use it so it is ready for the next guests. We do have full cleaning service between guests. What we ask our guests to do prior to their departure is standard home rental policy. Clean your dishes, take out the trash, wash the bath towels that you have been using.
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Would return!

  • 5 of 5

Our family along with our friends from Belgium stayed one week in August 2011. The accomodations were just what we needed for 8 people: ample room for gathering together as well as for privacy, well-stocked kitchen, ample hot water for multiple showers, easy short walk to the beach, excellent A/C. We enjoyed walking the beach to both Pompano Joes and the Crab Shack for food and drinks. We have vacationed in Destin many times but this was the first time with our Belgium friends and we all enjoyed ourselves immensely. Would definitely return! Thanks so much!! PS/ The pictures of the new decorating that occurred after our visit look beautiful!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here during April 2011. It perfectly suited our family's needs. There were only 5 of us, so there was plenty of space for each child to have their own room and for everyone to spread out. The house was very clean and met all of our expectations. The hammock was a favorite place to read a book. Walking to the beach only takes a few minutes, and the Emerald Shores pavilion is a huge plus to this property, adding the convenience of beach bathrooms. We love the pictures of the new updates that have just recently been done. If "Destination" were still available, we would have booked it again for Spring Break 2012.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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