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Exciting Saltwaterfront Luxury

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-7)

*Three new LCD flat screens enhance professionally decorated two bedroom retreat. Both canal and golf front, within a 41 acre resort offering private gated beach and famous Destin Harbor.

Updated second floor unit makes for commanding panoramic views of newly renovated canal district, wildlife, boating, and golf. It features cheerful decor and recent new kitchen, tile, high end balcony furnishings, and aforesaid LCD TVs in each bedroom. (42 inch in living room)

Upgrades galore. Art Collection. This upgraded retreat proudly displays original collectible Florida oil paintings and Destin themed limited signed prints. High end balcony furniture allows you to sit on the balcony in style relaxing with the panoramic view of boating and golf. Take a short stroll to the gated private beach with Rick's Crab Trap food service or four star restaurant Louisiana Lagniappe. (owner's favorite restaurant)

Location, Location, Location...This unit sits in the middle of all of Sandpiper Cove's amenities. Short stroll to everything.

One of the nicest updated units in this amenity rich resort. Short stroll to FREE par free golf, 5 pools, gated private beach, boating, tennis, canal boating, nearby shopping, etc...

Keywords: waterfront, canal, private beach, golf, pool, flat screen TV, on site restaurant, renovated , upgraded, condominium, new kitchen, tennis, gated security

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2017

About The Owner

Owner is South Georgia attorney and judge who loves the resort amenities and beauty of Sandpiper Cove. Owner loves the fact that only at Sandpiper Cove can one enjoy the harbor/canal, private gated beach, great dinning, and golf in one resort. Owner's other vacation property was featured in Southern Living Magazine. Therefore, owner takes great effort to provide a unique upgraded atmosphere in this vacation property.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2007

Why The Owner chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

This unit has upgrades and views that are rare. It rests on saltwater boating canal. Teeming with boats, fish, and birds, it has commanding views of multiple holes of the golf course. Being a second floor unit, views of golfers, boaters, and wildlife is enchanting. Easy stroll to private beach, four star restaurant, tennis, 5 pools, and other amenities.

What makes this condo unique

This unit is in the middle of everything at Sandpiper Cove. Short stroll to all amenities. Sit on high end balcony furniture sipping a drink looking over boating, fish, wildlife, and golfers. Then get up, cut off the 42 inch LCD and take a short stroll to beach, dinning, golf, pools, hot tub, or boat ramp. Stroll up and down the harbor district taking it all in.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved sitting and watching the canal and golfers. Loved the extremely nice interior and upgrades. Glat screens were awesome. Unit is beautiful. Five stars.
Nov 2012
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Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Recently new pull out sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Balcony ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Exciting Saltwaterfront Luxury
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 20 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Had a little issue getting checked in because I did not have an email from owner, but guard shack let us have a pass anyway until they were able to reach him, which was just a few minutes. The condo was very clean. We had 4 adults in our group and had plenty of room. We took our bikes and rode to the beach daily, new rule this year no canopies however the chair rental company gave us two umbrellas for the day. The following days they were even kind enough to drill holes for the ones we purchased. Bring cash, you can rent kayaks, paddle board and the food hut only takes cash. Would definitely stay in this condo again.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very nice people who we enjoyed meeting. Unbenounst to us they for some reason did not have email with check in info that was sent prior to arrival. Upon arrival we got call from guard and they were set for a great week. Thanks for allowing us to share our family home away from home.
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Great Condo. Great owners!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time at Sandpiper Cove! It was our first time to Destin and we would definitely stay here again! The condo was great and the owners were great! My boys spent their days on the golf course and loved every minute of it! The only suggestion I would make is while there are plenty of dishes in the condo, enough for 7, there really wasn't a skillet big enough to cook for the 6 people I needed to. So with that said, I bought myself a cook top grill/griddle that worked great and turns out I love using it at home as well. By no means was I upset about that. I assessed the dishes before shopping and knew what I needed. If you don't want to buy a pan, you might consider bringing one from home if you plan on cooking allot during your stay. We will come back to Sandpiper Cove and I would contact David's family again to see if his condo is available for sure! Thank you again David! We enjoyed our stay! The Youngs!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely family. Appreciate this independent 5 STAR Rating. Glad they had such a great time and enjoyed our condo that we have worked so hard to make top end. It was a pleasure getting to know this family and look forward to their return. In regards to cookware, we agree that there are enough dishes etc... for a two bedroom condo. We offer standard size cookware for our standard size stove. Stocking any larger grills or hotplates that could be knocked or pulled down and pose a hazard to renters is something we are not able to do due to safety considerations. We look forward to this great family's return.
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Our best vacation!

  • 5 of 5

we loved this place. We loved the cutest condo that overlooks a panoramic view of canal waterfront and well manicured golf course. We loved walking up the canal boardwalk to the harbor, watching the boats, birds, and fish.

Three minute walk to our own paradise private beach was a dream. Located in the middle of everything. The harbor was awesome.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful spacious condo!

  • 4 of 5

We have stayed numerous times at Sandpiper and this condo by far was the most open, bright and beautifully decorated condo we have stayed in! The owners were very responsive to our needs. The only 2 negatives, if I could even give any, were that we were not able to connect to wi fi. The owner did try to help, but I believe the problem was that Cox Media just switched out all of the internet converters and it wasn't working with the router. Not a deal breaker, but my child couldn't get on his Xbox :)

Also, and this this has no reflection on the condo or owner, but it is an end unit on the canals' latter half towards the street. This area tends to bring up trash from the harbor and such. I feel since the condo owners pay hefty Home Owner's Association fees, Sandpiper Management should clean this out from time to time. Plus the road was a bit noisy with sirens. Again, the condo was so nice, it's not a deal breaker, just something to be aware of before you go.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate that this is the nicest condo this renter has visited at this resort. We appreciate all the compliments about how nice, open, and clean our unit was. We also appreciate being recognized for being very responsive. While these renters called numerous times during Meal time and hours of worship, we would answer any questions, even if the same questions were asked multiple times. We have an it company that can fix wifi issues. This renter inquired through a text about wifi passwords. I responded. I then followed up to make sure it was working when I was texted back not to worry. If I knew a problem persisted then the it company could have been called at my expense. Likewise, if I knew there was debris from the harbor that drifted into the canal I could have called management to scoop it up. However, we have spent countless hours on that canal and have never seen anything but a top notch resort maintained grounds. In fact the unit is not only on the canal but in the golf course area which is kept pristine. Finally, the unit is not on any road. It is on the canal district and golf course. To get to the nearest public road you would have to go through another building containing four condo units, a golf green area, a private drive, a row of shrubs, a fence, and another row of shrubs before reaching scenic gulf shore drive. We love and appreciate our renters.
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Best Summer Vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this beautiful unit right off the canal!! The kids enjoyed seeing the different wildlife that greeted us every day. Ample amenities, including, but not limited to: easy and private access to the beach(right across the street), 5 pools within the complex, plenty of towels, fully stocked kitchen, and friendly on site security!! Plus, everything was nice and clean!! It felt very homey. Did not want to leave at the end of the week! We will definitely be returning, and David, the owner, was very helpful and nice!!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nothing but awesome

  • 5 of 5

My family loves it. The unit is professionally done. The owner and his family are so nice (adorable kids). They have become friends. The interior is so clean and nice. Loved the nice ceramic floor and new furniture. This is the only unit I have ever rented at this price with original collectable art. I also appreciate the custom mill work and molding and paneling throughout. The owners went above and beyond with these quality touches.

We love the canal board walk park area below the balcony.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Destin Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Feb 18 2017 - May 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 13 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 14 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Jul 15 2017 - Sep 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

owner $75 + Tax
cleaning fee $115 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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