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Best of Both Worlds - Close to Beach and Lakefront Patio Un#58

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 90 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 90 nights


Destin Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Come experience the best of what the world famous Emerald Coast has to offer for an unbeatable price!

Our townhome, located in the Southbay by Gulf community, is truly a slice of heaven. Our home is located in the heart of Destin and is just minutes away from everything the areas has to offer. We are located on the south side of Highway 98 - that means there are no streets to cross! In fact our unit is located just 120 yards from the pristine white sand beaches.

Your stay with us comes complete with access to two swimming pools (1 heated), a kiddie pool, 2 lighted tennis courts, shuffleboard, a fully stocked and fishable 5 acres lake, and private beach access.

The townhome comes fully furnished with plush and comfortable accommodations. The unit comfortably sleeps 6 with two well appointed bedrooms and a sleeper sofa in the main living area. One thing that sets us apart from other townhomes is that our backyard is the 5 acre lake! There are two very large balconies, one off the master bedroom and one of the living room, that you and your guests can relax on as you enjoy the lakefront view. You can also fish right off the balcony!

The kitchen has all of the amenities you may need to cook and entertain and there is a dining area to enjoy as well. There is also a full size washer and dryer inside the townhome for your convenience. Lastly, we also provide free internet access in your townhome so that you can stay connected.

When you are ready to head down to the beach we also provide 2 complementary beach chairs and an umbrella, professionally set up and waiting for you. All you have to do is relax and enjoy the best beaches in the country!

Keywords: condo, rental, townhome, resort community, lakefront

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner operated
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, Macedonian, Serbo-Croation
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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About Owner operated

It all started when our friends invited us to stay in their condo at Southbay. We fell in love with the white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters of the Gulf & Destin

Owner operated purchased this townhome in 1976

Why Owner operated chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Once you see the beaches in Destin you know that this is the place to be. White sugar sand, excellent temperate weather and wonderful local establishments mix together to make Destin the best kept secret on the Gulf of Mexico.

What makes this townhome unique

The 5 acre fresh water lake forms the basis of our backyard and is the view you have when waking up in the morning in your comfortable master bedroom or relaxing in your spacious living room. Just steps away from white sugar sand beaches!


based on 23 traveler reviews

Best of Both Worlds - Close to Beach and Lakefront Patio Un#58
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews

We LOVED this home. It was very close to the beach, clean, and the owner is very hospitable.

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a relaxing week at the beach for our family of 5. This condo was perfect. It was nice to be on a quiet lake but so close to the beach. The pool was heated so we enjoyed that as well. The owner is SO kind. The umbrella from the patio table blew into the water during a storm (don't forget to close it!) He was so kind about it. The added bonus was the paid for umbrella and chairs at the beach! This normally costs $180/week. VERY nice! Quiet, clean and close to everything. Thank you for a nice vacation! We will be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Natalie Thank you for the nice wards I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your vacation in South bay and for choosing my condo!
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Clean and good location

  • 4 of 5

This townhouse is in a beautiful community in Destin, and sits nicely overlooking a lake from both back decks which was the best feature for us. The walk to a nice private beach is fairly short, and the pools are sizeable and have kids pools next to them. Really fit our family well. Everything functioned well in townhouse for the most part, although we did find the master bed to be a bit hard (but we are used to a much softer mattress, so I'm sure it could have been our own personal adjustment). Overall, the photos represented the property pretty well, so everything was mostly up to the expectations we had for it when we booked. Definitely a good spot for a family vacation, with a lot to like, including the owner who was helpful, involved, and seemed genuinely interested that you enjoyed your time and the townhouse. Good to do business with people who care!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joel have great Summer.
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We loved this place!

  • 5 of 5

When we rented this place we had no idea what to expect. It was well above our expectations! It was so neat. My son spent a lot of time fishing off of the deck and actually catching decent fish. The beach was about 2 minutes away and I loved the umbrella and chair rental that was included with our stay. The place is very clean and well kept and is in a very quiet and family friendly neighborhood. I will definitely look in to this rental next year when we come back to Destin. I cannot say enough good things about this rental!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Diana you have no idea how happy it makes me feel when I hear families staying in my condo are enjoying their vacation Thank you very much and have a great Summer Bob.
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Toney, al 35773

Another great stay in unit 58!

  • 5 of 5

This is the third year in a row my family has rented this unit. Every year the unit is super clean on arrival. The unit easily accommodates my family of six as well. It is on the lake and has two decks to enjoy the lake view from. It is a very short walk to the beach and an even shorter walk to the pool. Kids love going for a night swim after a long day at the beach. The location in destin is great as well. It is very easy to get to target, walgreens and gift shops. Close enough to walk to actually. Cant wait to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ted. it is always good to hear nice thinks from people staying in my unit.
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Great condo !

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay ! We have stayed alot of places in Destin this place is one on our top list, not direct on the Gulf but it is so close 2/3 min .walk . The decks face a lovely lake that has alot going on , you, can feed the turtles, fish , ducks and sea gulls and see which one wins way to fun ! The inside of the condo is very nice and clean beds sleep well ..Its is close to Mellow Mushrooms , Krispy Cream . McQuires Irish resturant a must great food. We will rent this place again.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Freda it is great to hear people say nice thinks when they stay in my condo it makes me very happy Thanks.
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Jackson, MO

Perfect Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Bob, for letting us use your condo again this year! As usual, everything was in perfect order, neat and clean. We ate in every night and had plenty of cookware to do so (although, we contributed a muffin tin to your stock!). Our daughter and her friend loved feeding and naming the ducks and turtles out the back decks! Looking forward to next year already!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Holly it is always nice to hear people staying in my condo having great time on their vacation Thank you Bob.
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Nearest Point of Interest
Broken Egg
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big kahuna water park
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mushroom pizza
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winn-dixie super market
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harbor walk
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Car: not necessary

Harbor Walk


Rates & Availability

Destin Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
late fall
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
90 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $90
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Destin Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
All bedrooms have TVs with Cable, balconies off of living room and master bedroom are lakefront. Fishing is permitted off of balconies into the lake!

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