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Castle By The Sea | Private Pool, Hot Tub, & Game Room | 6 BR, Sleeps 22

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 4,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

Private House, 6 Bedroom, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 22) Seasonal Beach Service Included

Castle by the Sea

5 Bedrooms Plus Bunk Area | 5.5 Bath | Private Pool Home | Sleeps 22

Handicap accessible - Elevator

Dunes of Destin Vacation Rental Home

Complimentary Beach Service Included March 1 – October 31!

Castle by the Sea is the epitome of Luxury and lives up to its name with views from every floor and 4400 square feet of living space! The home has been professionally decorated and has copious amounts of upgrades. This masterpiece offers a gorgeous three-story floor plan with comfort beyond your imagination. Enjoy your own Private Pool with a large Hot Tub with water jets spraying out of the deck, as well as a Game Room, Card Room, and Media Room. These great amenities make Castle by the Sea a private retreat that you are sure to want to indulge in for your next vacation to Destin! This vacation home is situated within the exclusive Gulf-front, gated community of Dunes of Destin in a breathtaking coastal setting that is just steps from the Gulf of Mexico and is the essence of what a luxury vacation home in Destin should be!

Property Details

Welcome to Castle by the Sea!

Bedding Summary:

1st Floor

Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed

Bunk Area: Full over Full Bunk, Twin over Twin Bunk

Living area: 1 Sleeper Sofa

2nd Floor

2nd Master Suite: King Bed

Living Area: 2 Queen Sleeper Sofas

3rd Floor

Master Suite: King Bed

Guest Bedroom: King Bed

Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed

Castle by the Sea is nestled in a beautiful community offering unsurpassed views of the emerald waters and sugar-white shores of the Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. This expansive home is equipped with an elevator and is wheelchair accessible. Designed and furnished with the ideal beach lifestyle in mind, this home combines quality furnishings, a spacious floor plan and all of the amenities a resort would offer. This Private Vacation Home is sure to provide family enjoyment while promoting complete and total relaxation. Outdoors you will enjoy your Private Pool with color-changing LCD pool lighting, custom tile work, and a gentle slope pool entry. The Hot Tube is connected to the pool and both are heated at the request of the guest (see Compass Resorts Reservation Agent.) By the Pool Area is an outdoor Kitchen and LCD TV.

Castle by the Sea is furnished as follows:

1st Floor

A Grand Foyer welcomes you as you enter "Castle by the Sea". Two separate entertaining areas are located on this floor. One is a Game Room with an air hockey table, and the other is a Media Room which provides fun for the whole family. Both offer direct access to the amazing Pool and Hot Tub area complete with covered patio, outdoor kitchen, BBQ grill, outdoor LCD TV, shower, and a sun deck with great furniture.

The first floor features a Queen Guest Bedroom with a private entrance to the expansive Guest Bathroom. There is also a Bunk Area with a full-over-full Bunk Bed and twin-over-twin Bunk Bed, and a Queen Sleeper Sofa in the 1st Floor Living Area. The 1st Floor Guest Bathroom is tiled throughout and boasts a large, tiled walk-in Shower, and custom tile double vanity.

2nd Floor

The 2nd Floor welcomes you to spacious Living, Dining, and Kitchen areas with numerous windows that illuminate the room with natural light. There is a huge Balcony with lots of seating, a mini-fridge, and a Wet Bar with sink. The Living Area on this level is a large, open floor plan with Dining Nook and open Kitchen that is perfect for a large family to gather and enjoy the beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Emerald Green waters. The Dining Area has a large dining table with bench seating that seats 16, and the Breakfast Bar has eight unique, carved barstools. Your state-of-the-art Kitchen offers stainless steel appliances as well as custom, granite countertops and tile work. A Wet Bar area just off of the Kitchen features rare and beautiful granite and a unique martini glass-shaped sink.

The 2nd Master Suite with a large, private Master Bathroom is located on this level as well as two Queen Sleeper Sofas and an additional half Guest Bathroom.

3rd Floor

The 3rd Floor features three large bedrooms, one of which is the main Master Suite and Private Master Bathroom with a jetted tub, walk-in shower, and unique, carved sinks and vanity. This floor also contains a King Guest Bedroom and Private King Guest Bathroom, as well as a Queen Guest Bedroom and Private Queen Guest Bathroom. The Master Suite and King Guest Bedroom both access a large, private Balcony which is complete with wet bar and unbelievable views.

4th Floor

The fourth Floor of this home is a large Rooftop Terrace that is accessed by the spiral staircase located on the 3rd Floor Balcony outside of the Master Suite. Patio furniture and a large area allow you to enjoy the ocean breezes, spectacular Gulf views, and a bit of stargazing on those warm, summer nights.

Dunes of Destin

The Dunes of Destin Community is located in central Destin across from Big Kahuna’s Waterpark with quick access to all the attractions, dining, charter fishing, shopping and fun Destin has to offer. For more information about The Dunes of Destin Community, please click on the view community link featured on this page.

Destin Area Information

Destin is well known as the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village largely because of its roots as a top fishing destination and quick access to the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Destin boasts the largest charter fishing fleet in the state of Florida. If you have an interest in charter deep sea fishing – Destin is the place. But, there is much more to Destin than charter fishing. Destin has evolved over the years to be a top beach vacation destination. Featuring sugar-white sand beaches and emerald-colored water, it is an absolutely beautiful area. The town itself offers many upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities. Much of the development of the area has been done with luxury lifestyles in mind. Destin also has one of the busiest private airports in the country. There are an abundance of things to do in Destin to include water parks, water sports rentals, parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, power boating, sailing, fishing, tennis, shopping, or just plain relaxing on one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Treat yourself to a great little beach town vacation – Destin, Florida, located on Florida’s Panhandle.

Professionally managed by Compass Resorts

More Details

Property Manager
Compass Resorts
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Compass Resorts

Founded in 2006, Compass Resorts offers travelers a wide variety of vacation rental homes in the greater Destin area. From 1-bedroom condos to 7-bedroom Gulf-front houses, all of our rental homes meet the highest Quality standards. Compass Resorts offers vacation properties in Central Destin, South Walton, Holiday Isle, and Okaloosa Island in sought-after communities like Destiny by the Sea, Dunes of Destin, the Silver Beach Towers Resort, Silver Shells Beach Resort and Spa, Destin Towers, and many more. The Compass Resorts website provides detailed information about all of our communities and vacation homes - as well as local events, area information, and concierge recommendations. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality Vacation Rental Experience as measured by Guest satisfaction. We listen intently to the needs of our Guests, and do business fairly, honestly, and with the highest level of care. Each year, we welcome thousands of families to the Destin area, and we enjoy making them feel right at home. The dedicated staff of Compass Resorts makes the difference!


Destin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1st Floor Main Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
    2nd Floor Master Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    2nd Floor Guest Bathroom - toilet
    3rd Floor Queen Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
    3rd Floor King Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
    3rd Floor Master Suite Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • 1st Floor Queen Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    1st Floor Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    2nd Floor 2nd Master Suite - 1 king
    2nd Floor Living Area - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    3rd Floor Master Suite - 1 king
    3rd Floor Queen Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    1st Floor Bunk Bed Area - 2 double , 2 twin/ single
    3rd Floor King Guest Bedroom - 1 king
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Castle By The Sea | Private Pool, Hot Tub, & Game Room | 6 BR, Sleeps 22
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

The house was amazing. There was so much room and space for my whole family. pool. Spa beach sweet

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing. There was so much room and space for my whole family.the pool. Spa and the beach was sweet. Thank you so much. It was the best birthday ever.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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I would highly recommend staying here

  • 5 of 5

I would not say it sleeps 25. The correct # would be 14. Adult couples would account for 10, 2 in each of the 5 bedrooms. The bunk room is right off the garage and it is really not a room. It is perfect for kids though. I would say 4 should sleep there. You could have them share the bottom bunk and make it 6. That would require kids sleeping together. We had 5 couples and 2 kids. It worked out perfect. 2 more kids would be fine in my opinion. Everything was excellent. Nothing to complain about. The elevator is a little tricky, so don't count on it. It works fine, just needs to be done correctly and that takes everyone knowing what to do. If one doesn't, it'll stay on a floor and not move. It is decorated great. Kitchen is awesome. Outside kitchen is awesome! Pool is perfect. Watching TV in the jacuzzi is cool. Have fun on your stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad these guests enjoyed the home and found everything was excellent. We sincerely appreciate getting positive and constructive feedback from our guests as we want our guests to have a great experience. We get lots of good comments on the TV the pool deck, we think its pretty cool too. We will take a look at the elevator to make sure everything is working as it should be and see if we can do anything to make it less tricky. On the # sleeps, the max is listed as 22, don’t forget about the three Queen size sleeper sofas, one on the first floor and two on the second. We recognize not all adults are going to want to sleep on a bunk or sleeper sofa, but if you have a large group, the home can accommodate.
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Car: recommended


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