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Gulf Front 4 Bed 4 Ba w Pool cape cod *****

57 Reviews
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Miramar Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.25 Baths, (Sleeps 11-14)

Beautiful, 5 star Cape Cod beachfront home on the beautiful, emerald-green crystal clear waters of the Gulf coast. You will sink your feet into white powdery sand that is just gorgeous and all yours for your vacation pleasure.

This beach cottage has a white picket fence in the front yard with beautiful flowers blooming and swaying palm trees! It is beautifully appointed and has been updated with new furnishings, paint and decorations.

It features triple crown molding in all rooms, travertine or marble tile on all floors, and granite on all counter tops throughout. Beautifully done! Our home has wooden window blinds,vertical blinds, and living room drapes for added beauty.

Guests will enjoy a large living/dining/kitchen open area with complete ocean viewing!

There is a large flat screen plasma HD/TV with surround sound in the living area. There is a separate tuner and cd and dvd player with living area speakers and balcony exterior speakers. There are lots of movies and cd's provided for the family to enjoy, and plenty of comfortable seating for lots of people. HBO and Family cable features if provided for guests. The sectional has a queen sleeper, and when the cushions are removed from the other side of the couch, it makes a full size twin bed. The high speed and wireless routers are located in the living area.

The large kitchen has a bar that seats 3, a round table for 4, and a separate dining area for fine dining is located in the living area. The kitchen is always a gatering spot, and you will be enjoying a huge kitchen complete with all amenities. Truly a must if you enjoy cooking and plan to eat a few meals at home!

There are two gulf front master bedrooms, each with a king bed.

One is downstairs and has a large tv with a separate dvd and vcr player. There is a loveseat in this master that is suitable for a small child to use as a bed. This master has a bathroom that has a small transom window with for watching the ocean as you shower! It has a rain shower and a wall shower, but no tub.

The other bedroom downstairs has a queen bed with a fully rotable 20 inch flat screen with dvd player built in. There is a full size, collapsible crib in this room. It has a private entrance to a bath that has a tub/shower. It is not gulf front, but you have a complete view of the ocean from it's bay window.

The upstairs master has it's own private balcony and a 32 inch flat screen with built in dvd player. It also has only a large tiled shower in the bath, but no tub. There is also a loveseat in this master that would be suitable for a small child to use as a bed, if desired.

The other gulf front bedroom upstairs was designed with children or teens in mind. It has two queen beds plus a twin bed, so 5 people can easily sleep in this room. It also has a fully movable 20 inch tv with built in dvd player. It's tiled and marbled bath also has a shower, but no tub.

There is a gas grill for outdoor cooking. You will enjoy two teak tables, chairs for eating outside with cushions that match the ocean's beautiful green color. And, of course, lots of chaises and rockers for your sunning and viewing pleasure. Plus, there are two beach umbrellas and 4 beach chairs set up for you each morning on your private beach from March-October

There are two balconies for beach-side viewing and sunning, and there is also a large covered porch on the lower level with an outdoor, private shower. There is room for sunning in chaise lounges on this level, or enjoying a sunfree covered porch with a swing and enough tables and chairs to seat over 20 people.

You are within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. Kayak, bike, and scooter rentals are directly across the street. There is a convenience store just steps away, a pizza place and beach store also located across the street. And, if you want wonderful gourmet coffees, step across the street to the Bad Ass Cafe...Wonderful place for breakfast, or walk down the beach to the Whale's Tail for breakfast or lunch. The largest upscale outlet mall in the country is less than two miles away as well as two grocery stores, drug stores, etc.

You will fall in love with this two story adorable beach cottage and want to call it your own. Just a few stairs to climb in the home so it is perfect for small kids and elderly. Owners live in Destin and are always only a phone call away to assist you. You will never want to leave this precious cottage!!! We provide all guests with our personal recommendations of restaurants and activites to enjoy.

This is a no smoking, pet free home. Up to 5 large cars or suv's can park; 4 in the paved driveway, and one in front of the house.

On the large covered porch downstairs there is a separate refrigerator/freezer so cool drinks are only steps from the beach.

You may use the pool directly across the street. This pool is for guests of our beach home, (called 'Clearview'). It is a 4 unit condo building with tenants who work all day so pool is empty for you to enjoy. And, you may use the pools from our vrbo listing 30231! Please go to that listing to read the descriptions of the pools and surrounding areas. (The SS pool is not within walking distance of the beach homes, but you can easily spend a day there).

The calendar on vrbo is CURRENT except for weeks that I am awaiting rental agreements, so please check the vrbo calendar before emailing me. Also, we only do Sat to Sat rentals; no daily rentals.

Keywords: Gulf Front Home Cottage

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner
Member since: 2003
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

I am Bev Monaco, and my husband is John. We retired to Destin 16 years ago and wouldn't dream of living anywhere else. We just love it here! John still works full time but helps me with the rentals on the weekend.. We have a full time handyman who makes sure our properties are kept in tip top shape. We insist on making sure our guests have incredibly wonderful vacations when they stay in any of our properties! We are very much hand's on with our guest's needs.

Why The Owner chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

My husband and I were flying to Hawaii for a vacation 18 years ago, and United Airlines had a big spread in their magazine about the Emerald Coast of Florida.. I grew up in Atlanta, Ga and had never even heard of the Emerald Coast as my parents were not beach lovers. When we returned I flew to Destin with the intention of buying a small condo IF the beach and surroundings were as described in the article.. Within a day, I called my husband to tell him I had found the perfect retirement spot for which we had been searching for several years! We bought 24559 first, and I spent 3 incredibly wonderful winters there until we moved down full time and built our retirement home. The rest is history.. We starting acquiring beautiful properties as investments to rent out. I loveeee decorating and doing all the things I think our guest's need to ensure they have wonderful experiences. We wouldn't live any other place in the world! It is a gorgeous little piece of Heaven!

What makes this house unique

We host a sibbling reunion each year at our beach home and always experience incredibly beautiful memories. My sister and I were sitting on the balcony of 24559 at sunset about 5 years ago and saw the 'green flash'! It was incredible to witness!!! It was over so quickly, but for years we had read books that referenced the 'green flash' but never knew if it was really true.. Well, it is!! (Of course, the rest of the sibblings and our spouses insist we had had one glass of wine too many!!!) The beach here is unlike any other in the world.. beautiful pure white powdery sand made from ice crystals and crystal clear emerald green waters.. incredible restaurants and wonderfullll people.. it is a wonderfulllll vacation spot!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Bev,



I received the return of my deposit today. Thanks so much. We had a WONDERFUL week last week at Cape Monaco !!!!! The house fit our needs perfectly and everything was exactly as you described. Thank you for sharing your beautiful beach house with us…. We hope to use it again in the future.



Thanks again, Lynsley
May 2016
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Gulf Front 4 Bed 4 Ba w Pool cape cod *****
average rating of 5.0 based on 73 reviews
5

Wonderful Beach House!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 7 adults and 2 small grand-children spent our vacation at Cape Monaco this year. What a fabulous place! Right on the beach, with a beautiful deck to relax and enjoy the sunset. This house is a perfect location, smack in the middle of everything that you could need. We were only there two days before I contacted the owner about booking again for next year. It honestly feels like home! Kids absolutely loved it and you walk out your door and on to the beach. The owners are lovely people that are so kind and gracious. I would highly recommend that you consider a week at Cape Monaco.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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NW Arkansas
5

Amazing trip!

  • 5 of 5

We just left Cape Monaco and can say hands down it was the best vacation home we've rented in Destin. The location is perfectly situated with options to dine and shop in close range. The house was amazing; large enough that our two families had plenty of space without being on top of each other. The beach was spectacular, all we had to do was walk off of the deck and we were in the sand. The owner, Bev, was great to work with as well.

We can't wait to book again for next year!!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for 2 families

  • 5 of 5

Cape Monaco was ideal for our 2 families with young boys. Each couple had a king bedroom. 4 boys took over the upstairs bedroom (with attached bathroom). An older boy had the queen bedroom to himself. It is worth noting that the upstairs king has an attached bathroom and private sunning deck, but the downstairs king doesn't have an attached bath. The bathroom is located just outside the bedroom door, so you lose some privacy. The queen bedroom and downstairs king bedroom also share an interior door. For evening meals and games, the spacious main floor was terrific. Also, the kitchen is bigger than it appears in the photos.

The beach access is wonderful. The house is along a strip of like-sized homes, so the beach is not crowded at all, with plenty of room to do whatever you want. The bottom level provides a great area to store your beach stuff, and is also a good place to view a storm without getting wet.

Cape Monaco deserves its high rating!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spanish Fort, AL USA
5

Cape Monaco

  • 5 of 5

April 4, 2016

Our family (6 adults and 3 children ages 9-4) have spent the last three Spring Breaks at Cape Monaco. The house is directly on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, a few steps down and your feet are in the white sand of Miramar Beach, Florida. You can hear the rolling seas outside the house. The views from the house and the outside decks are spectacular.

Cape Monaco is our favorite house on the beach. It is tastefully decorated, the kitchen is fully equipped with the latest gadgets, even has an electric wine opener! The grandchildren loved their own private loft bedroom and the Dairy Queen across the street. The other three bedrooms are very adequate for the adults. We also enjoy the spacious living area, it accommodates all of us comfortably.

The first year we rented Cape Monaco, I told my husband this feels so homey. Book it for the following year. Bev and John go out of their way to make sure your stay is enjoyable and hassle free. Thank you Bev and John for making your home available to us.

The Morgan Family

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Perfect Beach Home!

  • 5 of 5

Cape Monaco was absolutely the most perfect home! We had three generations staying here, ages 68 to 11, and it suited all our needs! The big spacious living area with plenty of seating for all of us was terrific! The home has three beautiful decks for viewing the water and dining al fresco! We had everything we needed at our fingertips! It was so nice to walk out onto the gorgeous beach every morning and see our umbrellas and chairs awaiting us! The owners were very gracious and communicative and made sure we were comfortable and informed on things to do and see. The location is awesome. Grandkids were able to walk to some fun spots! I highly recommend Cape Monaco! Wonderful!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, comfortable, private beach and plenty of room for the family!

  • 5 of 5

After a couple bad rental experiences in the greater Destin area in recent years, our faith has been restored with our experience at Cape Monaco. The owners were great with pre-rental communication and responded immediately when a small issue arose during our stay. The location is very good as you can walk to Whale Tail, coffee, ice cream, and it is just a short drive to a grocery. The house is perfect for families! We had a family of four, a family of five and grandparents with us, and it was great to come together as one in the main living area or on one of the spacious decks (or the beach for that matter) and still have privacy with our bedrooms... this is a great floor plan for families. The outside space is top notch. The decks (up and down) are big and allow for dinners, card playing, dolphin watching, telling stories from 3 decades ago and just relaxing. The downstairs refrigerator and outdoor shower are perfectly located and helpful. The master on the top floor has a great little balcony too. And the beach... it is great. Private and very convenient. Our little ones already have plans for next year. All in all, this is a great place. Thanks for sharing your home with us. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Destin Commons
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
"Largest upscale outlet mall in the Southeast!"
Pompano Joe's
"Within walking distance. Try their grouper ruebin for lunch..."
Another Broken Egg Cafe -- CLOSED
"Great breakfast place.. but equally good is Donut Hole a little further east down Emerald Co..."
Ocean Club Restaurant
"Great place for dancing the night away.. good grouper always a stable and very close to beac..."
Bass Pro Shops
"This is my son's favorite store in Destin Common's shopping center.. they also have two rest..."
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
"Greattt place to go for breakfast, lunch or dinner.. tons of activities for kids and really ..."
Mitchell's Fish Market - Sandestin
"Pricey, but excellent food.. close by in Grand Boulevard just past San Destin going east"
Whale's Tail At Seascape
"Walk just a block to public beach and lots of activities for kids and teenagers.. good break..."
Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar
"Good restaurant and pretty clothes.. try the fish tacos for lunch (in Grand Boulevard) clos..."
Bad Ass Coffee
"Walk across the street for yummy coffee and pastries!!"
790 On The Gulf
"Great place close by for sitting on the ocean and enjoying cajun food.. really beautiful set..."
Fat Clemenza's
"We love this place for pizza's or italian food.. always crowded tho!"
Grand Boulevard
"This shopping center is about 3 miles east of beach homes.. neat shops, a great movie theatr..."
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
vps Okaloosa Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
A lot of them within one mile
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Destin Harbor
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
lot of them in 3 miles (one also at Seascape 1/4 m
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Ft Walton Beach
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Emerald Coast Highway
Nearest Beach
on Miramar Beach
Car: necessary

a public beach is 1 block away with tons of water sports and activities for rent; grocery and drug stores, emergency centers, hospital, restaurants, gas stations, all within 1/2 mile

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Rates & Availability

Miramar Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
spring
Mar 4 2017 - Mar 10 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,700
 
 
Spring break
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 15 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,700
 
 
Peak Summer
May 27 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,600
 
 
Late Summer
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,000
 
 
Fall
Aug 12 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,850
 
 
winter
Oct 28 2017 - Mar 2 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
Cleaning $300
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 12.0%

Deposit for Seasonal Peak is $2000.00. To obtain a rental agreement, email owner bevmonaco@aol.com

monthly winter rates are available via contacting owner.

Deposit is required with rental agreement to reserve your week. When peak season is reserved with $2000 deposit, you can apply one half of the deposit and apply toward your rent.

email bevmonaco@aol.com to obtain rental agreement to reserve your week. Confirmations are confirmed via email when deposits and rent payments are received.

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Amenities

Miramar Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (2) both gulf front..one upstairs and one downstairs, Queen size Beds (3) one on main level and two upstairs, Twin or Single Beds (1) 1 twin in bedroom with two queens upstairs, Baby Cribs (2) one regular size crib plus one portacrib and one highchair, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1 queen sleeper in living area
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
High speed and wireless internet, Cable HDTV with surround sound, Smooth top Stove, Two Outdoor Showers, Outdoor speakers on main level balcony

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