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Welcome to the Delightful Mermaid Cottage!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 10

Welcome to the Mermaid Cottage!

This wonderful 3 bedroom, 3 bath beach cottage is located in the beautiful Cottage Retreat Community of Destin Florida. We invite you and your family to stay in our wonderful cottage for a week in paradise! If you like sugar-white sand, emerald waters and swaying palms, you will love this community.

The cottages in Cottage Retreat are quaint reminders of days gone by with front porches, and bright decorative colors, with the entire community built on a cul-de-sac.

Our cottage comes equipped with all of the comforts of home and possibly a few more! This home has 3 bedrooms, beautifully furnished and all the comforts of home. This home features a wrap-around deck on the first floor, and the second floor has a balcony for enjoying fresh evening breezes. The beach walkover is a short 2 minute stroll to the sugar white sand and emerald waters of the Gulf. Our home is in a perfect location. You will want to return year after year!

What to do in Destin besides enjoy our beaches!: Should you wish to explore what the local area has to offer, you'll find an abundance of choices. Sidewalks line scenic 98 for walking, running or bike riding. We are a short 2 mile drive to the Silver Sands mall to the West, or luxury shopping at Destin Commons to the East. Kenny D's, The Crab Trap, and Pompano Joe's are all within walking distance to Cayenne Cottage. We encourage you to leave menurs of your favorite restaurants when you come.

For evening entertainment, Destin is known for some wonderfully upscale eateries, as well as your regular fare. Friendly night life and nearby state of the art movie theater.

Do you like to shop?: The Silver Sands Outlet Mall is a vacation in it’s own right for shoppers you will have access to over 100 stores, including, Polo Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Eddie Bauer, Liz Claiborne, Tommy Hilfiger, Lenox, Nike and Reebok - just to name a few. When you need to pause for nourishment choose from Panera Bread, Cheeseburger in Paradise or Carrabba's Italian Grill.

More great shopping can be found at the Destin Commons outdoor mall. Enjoy such great stores as Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor Loft, Banana Republic, Belk, Books-A-Million & Maui Nix Surf Shop to rattle off a few. Stop for a bite to eat at the Hard Rock Café, Panera Bread, Tony’s Ristorante or Sushi Siam. More than just shopping the Destin Commons Center Plaza offers a soft-play kids playground and a 49-head pop fountain. Community activities and entertainment are held through the year at Destin Commons . Rave Motion Pictures is also housed at Destin Commons to catch the latest releases.

Fun for all ages!: Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resorts offers wonderful dining and specialty stores as well as great festivals & events that are held at the Market Shops Green or the Center Plaza within the Village.

Grande Boulevard offers stores such as Billabong, Brooks Brothers Country Club, Coldwater Creek, J. Crew-at-the-beach, Sunglass Hut, & Tommy Bahama's Emporium as well as great dining at Tommy Bahama’s , Fleming’s, Cantina Laredo (If you dine here sit outside to enjoy the fountain!) & Mitchell’s Fish Market.

The Track Amusement Center in Destin, Florida offers mini golf, Water Bumper Boats, go-carts & for those not faint of heart, Bungee Jumping.

Big Kahuna’s Water Park is a favorite for young & old a like. Take a break from the wonderful Destin, Florida beach & spend the day here.

More Details

Property Manager
Mike & Kathy Shampine - JSRE/Kastlekeepers LLC Property Managers
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

About Mike & Kathy Shampine - JSRE/Kastlekeepers LLC Property Managers

This property is managed by: JSRE/Kastlekeepers LLC

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had à wonderful time in Destin! The house

was great, well furnished and equipped. A nice

pool and very close to the wonderful beach.

Everyone should go!
Apr 2011
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Amenities

Miramar Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , two bunk beds fulls on bottom twins on top
  • King bed in upstairs master. queen bed in downstairs guest bedroom. two sets of bunk bed in third bedroom w/ fulls on the bottom and twins on the top. They will accommodate 6 children.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • 3 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Barbarque is allowed only at the designated area next to the pool. No grilling is allowed at the homes per Fire Marshall ordinance. There is parking for 2 vehicles only. No boats or trailers are allowed in the subdivison due to the restrictive parking.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Welcome to the Delightful Mermaid Cottage!
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 20 reviews
Minneapolis, MN
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The Mermaid Cottage

  • 4 of 5

The setting is delightful, the convenience complete, we love the gated community, the heated swimming pool, hot tub and the exercise room. A wonderful home away from home!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this delightful review!
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5

REVIEW

  • 5 of 5

AS USUAL KATHY AND MIKE MADE OUR STAY --GREAT . COTTAGE WAS UP TO OUR STANDARDS WE BOOKED FOR NEXT YEAR

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Have a great year and we will see you in 2018!!!!
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5

Everything I had hoped for....and more.

  • 5 of 5

The Delightful Mermaid Cottage was, in a word (or two) Absolutely Delightful! It was clean, and welcoming and comfortable, and in a great location just steps from the beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this lovely review! I hope you will come back and soon and often! Bye for now, Kathy
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5

The Mermaid Cottage really is delightful!

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived at the Mermaid Cottage we were happy to see that it was just as described in the listing. It was clean, in good repair, and the kitchen was well stocked. There was plenty of room for the ten of us. We enjoyed how close we were to the beach and also spent a lot of time at the pool. We didn't have any issues during our stay and the owner was great to work with. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review! I hope you will come back again soon!
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Bowling Green, KY
5

Just fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We had an incredibly amazing stay! Hands down the best beach house we've been to!! So clean, so nice, such an amazing location!!

Overall, you all do a FANTASTIC job, I will HIGHLY recommend your place, and we will be back in the future!!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mermaid Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Property was nice as previous years and Mike and Kathy do a GREAT job. Would recommend and have done so.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Miramar Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring Break
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 14 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 15 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,320
 
 
Summer
May 20 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,550
 
 
Early Fall
Aug 12 2017 - Oct 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,320
 
 
Fall
Oct 14 2017 - Nov 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$180
$1,080
 
 
Winter
Nov 4 2017 - Feb 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
$140
$840
$1,700
 
 
Early Spring
Feb 24 2018 - Mar 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
$180
$1,080
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 10 2018 - Apr 13 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 14 2018 - May 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,320
 
 
Summer
May 19 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,550
 
 
Early Fall
Aug 11 2018 - Oct 12 2018
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,320
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 13 2018 - Nov 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$180
$1,080
 
 
Winter
Nov 3 2018 - Feb 22 2019
3 night minimum stay
$140
$840
$1,700
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,460
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $165 + Tax
Damage Insurance $49
Tax Rate 11.5%

Please contact for rates and availability
•Call for Snowbird monthly rates!
•$45. damage insurance fee is added to the above rates. This protects the guest against $3000. of accidental damage.
•Cleaning fee of $150 charged on rentals.
•Pet fee $150. if bringing a pet
Professionally managed by JSRE/Kastlekeepers

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