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Destin Dreaming - Walk to Beach - Pet Friendly - Pool - Mother in Law Apt Avail

76 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights


Crystal Beach House Rental Photos and Description

Destin Dreaming -- 4Br/5BA House for the Vacation of Your Dreams - Apt. Avail.

Come enjoy Destin at this beautifully decorated 4 Bedroom 4 Bath 3-story cottage with cabana room and extra bath in quaint Crystal Beach. Mother in Law apartment with bedroom, bathroom and full kitchen can be added for parties up to 16 guests. Just a short 2 block walk to the beach and just 3 blocks from Destin's premier shopping, the Destin Commons as well as many great restaurants. The expansive wraparound porches equipped with rockers are perfect to relax and unwind in the evening or sip your morning coffee and enjoy the breeze. After a day at the beach, come home and take a dip in the private splash pool to cool off or take an evening stroll through this adorable community to catch Destin's breathtaking sunsets.

Perfect for several couples or families to share, Destin Dreaming has 3 king size beds and a bunk room that is furnished with two sets of bunk beds (4 beds-bottom bunks are double futons) and a PlayStation 2®.

Destin Dreaming also has a cabana room with bathroom right off the pool equipped with a sleeper sofa & TV; could be a separate sitting area for your teen guests.

The newly renovated mother in law apartment can be added to the rental for larger parties. The apartment has a bedroom with a king size bed, sleeper sofa in the living room, bathroom and a full kitchen.

Looking for a little relaxation in the evening, enjoy the 50' Flat Screen HDTV located in the living room with digital cable, HBO and a DVD player.

Destin Dreaming is the perfect accommodation for that dream beach vacation with family. We know you will love our fully equipped home away from home for all it has to offer; convenient location, luxury accommodations, beautiful beaches, great shopping, great restaurants, and a small town neighborhood feel.

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Hi speed Internet connection with WIFI; Bunk room with PlayStation II; 3 King beds; TV & VCR or DVD in every bedroom; 52' Flat Screen HDTV in living room; DVD; Digital Cable with HBO; CD Player; Air Conditioning; Fully Equipped Kitchen; Microwave; Dishwasher; Refrigerator; Ice Maker; Cooking Utensils; Linens; Washer & Dryer; Private Splash Pool; Cabana room & bath off pool area; Gas Grill; Covered Porches with Rockers; Non-Smoking House--Smoking Outside Permitted; Pet Friendly

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Stacey Harris
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 1, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow! We were so pleased when we drove into the driveway. What a deal!!! (we were thinking) AND after entering the home, our smiles continued to grow as we looked around! The photos of the bedrooms do not show how large and well furnished(especially t.v's, music systems, etc..) they are. The house was so clean and inviting. We like pet friendly places, but not the kind where there are any clues that a pet has been around AND we were comforted when we noticed how immaculate the interior AND exterior of the home were. We have a small pet and the fenced in yard was terrific, as well as the expansive porches - and also for our boys(ages 4 and 21 months). We pulled the baby in a red wagon to the beach and our other son liked pulling the beach toy cart(he liked the slew of beach toys just as much!) The Crystal Beach community is beautiful and Destin Dreamin' is the house - almost the quintessential American summer vacation place to go with your family/friends. Superb! Comfortable! Enjoyable! It feels like your own beach home!(almost to the point that you don't want to recommend it to others!-a best kept secret kind of place!) We will be back EVERY year, God willing, where our family can make memories for years to come!!!
Jul 2009
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Destin Dreaming - Walk to Beach - Pet Friendly - Pool - Mother in Law Apt Avail
average rating of 4.9605265 based on 84 reviews

Family summer vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was very pleasant and clean. Stacey was very nice and and all of our questions. She was also on top of little issues we had and went beyond to fix everything. I would definitely recommend this vacation . I personally would book again.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house is very clean and beautifully decorated, it was everything we expected it to be. We had a total of 14 people staying at the house.( 8 adults and 6 children ranging in ages 2-15 ). My 15 year old son took over the cabana room as his own apartment for the week, which he totally enjoyed. We loved to gather on the porch with the rockers throughout the day. Stacey was great and made herself available if we needed her. We did rent a golf cart for 3 days which was great to tour around the nice neighborhood. This was a great house for our family vacation and would recommend it to other families with children.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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A true home away from home

  • 5 of 5

The property made us feel at home. Very spacious and accommodated a family of 13. Very kid friendly as well. If we decide to take another vacation to Destin we will look to rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Beautiful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Accomodations were wonderful. House is spacious, bedrooms very comfortable. We enjoyed sitting in the rockers sipping suds and watching the grandkids in the pool. Weather was a bummer most of the time but the stay was relaxing. Look forward to next year.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

Destin Dreaming is such a wonderful home and we just love it! Stacey is always awesome to work with and we look forward to our next stay! We had some bad weather on this trip that we have not had on previous trips but since we were at such an awesome house we still enjoyed our time together as a family in the house, playing cards and games and watching movies in the living room together. Thanks so much for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fall Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing stay at Destin Dreaming. The rocking chairs were the best, we spent many hours relaxing and enjoying the porch. We loved the privacy of the pool area. It was great to be in walking distance of many stores, restaurants and the beach. The sunsets were beautiful. The house is beautifully decorated and fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. I highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Destin Dog park is located on Commons Drive about 2 miles from the house.


Rates & Availability

Crystal Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 28 2016
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2016
Oct 29 2016 - Nov 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
5 night minimum stay
Winter 2 - 2016
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 16 2016
5 night minimum stay
Christmas 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
Winter 3 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Feb 25 2017 - May 19 2017
5 night minimum stay
Peak Summer 2017
May 20 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 8 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

VRBO/Homeaway is now charging a "service fee" which they receive to book online/pay by CC - you can avoid this charge by paying with a check.
Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are Fall Rate
Must Be 25 Years or Older To Rent; No Vacationing College Students
Mother in Law Apartment can be added to rental for $500/week plus $75 cleaning fee - plus tax

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Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Exterior - outdoor shower , Cabana room off pool area
    Guest Bath - First Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bath 1 - Second Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Also has coffee maker & mini fridge
    Master Bath 2 - Second Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bunk Room Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Cabana Room Bathroom - toilet , shower , Cabana room off pool area
  • Mother in law apartment bathroom is combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • 1st Floor Guest Bedroom - 1 king , Guest Bedroom on 1st Floor w/French Doors leading to porch
    Master Bedroom 1 - Second Floor - 1 king , Master size bedroom, private bath, french doors to balcony
    Master Bedroom 2 - Second Floor - 1 king , Master size bedroom, private bath, french doors to balcony
    Bunk Room - 2 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Two sets of bunks, private bath, private balcony
  • The Cabana Room has a Queen Sleeper sofa. Mother in Law apartment has a 5th bedroom with a king size bed and sleeper sofa - available for additional $500. House accommodates up to 12 guests.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • 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
  • wind-surfing
Please note: Pets are not allowed on the beach

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