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The Sun Seeker at Gulfside Cottages - 2 minute walk to Gulf- no roads to cross

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible Bed(s), 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 6-8)

This beach house is located in a private cul-de-sac cottage neighborhood lined with palm trees and white picket fences, leading to the white sands of the emerald waters, just a 2 minute walk with no roads to cross. The neighborhood pool is conveniently located just 50 feet away. Directly across the street, you’ll find the grocery store and Silver Sands Outlet mall.

This house was built in 2003, giving it all the modern niceties and new look throughout. The 1700 sq. ft are organized with a large open living, eating and kitchen downstairs with tile flooring throughout. The kitchen is the largest of the floor designs in the neighborhood, open to the dining and living areas. It is equipped with all the appliances, utensils, dishes and cooking equipment required for the cook in the family.

All three bedrooms are located upstairs giving you peace and quiet for those long afternoon vacation naps! The master bedroom is very spacious with a king size bed, large closet and attached master bathroom. The second bedroom is furnished with a queen size bed, and the third bedroom, two twin beds, both with ample closet space. All 3 bedrooms are fully carpeted and equipped with TVs and DVD players. There is also a second full bath upstairs to accommodate the second and third bedrooms.

Relax on any of the three outdoor balconies furnished with chairs or prepare your favorite cut of meat on the gas grill. The upstairs balcony has a sneak peek of the Gulf waters. There is covered parking available and a driveway large enough to park three vehicles. This house is also pet friendly.


•Sleeps 8……………..1 King, 1 Queen, 2 Twins, 1 Queen Pullout Sofa

•Beach Access………200 steps / 2 minute walk / no roads to cross

•Heated Pool.............(March/ April)

•Min. Stay…….………Sat-to-Sat during Spring & Summer

•Min. Age……………..25 or older please

•Pet Friendly / Non Smoking

More Details

Property Manager
Kathy Shampine/manager
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017


Miramar Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , attached to Master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Half Bathroom -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • We also have a queen size sofa sleeper in the living room
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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The Sun Seeker at Gulfside Cottages - 2 minute walk to Gulf- no roads to cross
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews

January 1, 2017 - March 11, 2017

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay here! Everything was as described and in some cases even better. Working with Kathy was amazing. The few minor problems were remedied in a short period of time. We have been coming to this area for 8 years and we have to say that of all the property managers we have encountered Kathy is by far the best. Her attention to details is fantastic and she really cares about the properties she manages and the people who rent them. The owners are lucky to have her watch over their properties. We are looking forward to coming back next year. We know that the weather might not be as good as it was this year, but we know this property will be as clean and well taken care of as it was this year. Thanks again Kathy for everything.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, what a nice review! Thank you for all the kind words. See you both next year! Mr. and Mrs. Pedersen, Since this is the first home I have bought and use as a vacation rental, you could imagine how concerned we will be with our reviews. It is great to see that our first guests since purchasing Sun (Son) Seeker were happy with their stay and with Kathy, our property manager. We will be staying there ourselves next week, for the first time, and I will do a top to bottom inspection of my own. Even though your review was great, I will do everything in my power to make all future guests feel at home while enjoying the Miramar Beach/Destin area with their family. I plan to retire in this home someday and want to make it home to those that bless us with their stay and ensure that all of the details are attended to without exception. The reason we bought this year is due to our last rental of a condo in the area that turned out to almost be inhabitable. We had to buy sheets and towels and blankets to lay over the couch cushions. This convinced me of two things..1. Never give my hard earned income to someone that doesn't respect their property or guests and 2. Ensure that no one ever views our greatest asset in the same manner. This is why I will be obsessive about ensuring everything is done to make our blessed guests comfortable in this home. Thank you again for visiting our home and staying for the time you did. I hope we have the honor of your company again next year. You will always be welcome. Mike and AJ Whiting
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Wonderful week

  • 5 of 5

The Sun Seeker was perfect for our family of 6. I loved how clean everything was, and especially the new carpet! Perfect boy and girl rooms; the girls said their bed was super comfortable! The only thing we noticed was that the boys beds did seem pretty small, especially for our almost 12 year old son. But we really couldn't have been happier. So close to the beach, and the pool was close too!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this review! I hope you will be back to visit us again soon!!!!
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When can we come back?

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The property is clean, well maintained, convenient to everything and in a beautiful subdivision. Everything you need is within blocks. Kathleen is fabulous to work with and goes above and beyond to be helpful. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for submitting this lovely review! I hope you will come back soon!!!
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Our family stays here every year!

  • 5 of 5

Our children love the fact that the pool is across the street. This year we noticed, a new mattress in master bedroom, very comfortable. Nice surprise. Everything looked freshly painted, inside and outside porch. The owner does a great job keeping up with the maintenance of the house. Our family will definitely rebook for next years summer vacation. Thank you. Lindsay P.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our house was gorgeous, the neighborhood waourcing

  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 had a fabulous stay at the Sun Seeker! It was a lot bigger than the pictures show, very spacious, very comfortable and so close to everything, yet still away from it all! Having the grocery store within walking distance was perfect. We enjoyed sitting on the balconies with our coffee and wine, the outdoor shower made a huge difference and the beach front was PERFECT! It was a very short walk, and private! Away from all the crowded condos! The owners were so accommodating and easy to communicate with...We definitely plan to rent this cottage again! There were no negatives to our trip!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! I hope you will come back to visit us again soon!!!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Northwest Regional ( VPS)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Whales Tail
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Highway 98
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Miramar Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 3 2017 - Jul 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Aug 12 2017 - Oct 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 14 2017 - Nov 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 4 2017 - Feb 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Feb 24 2018 - Mar 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 10 2018 - Apr 13 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Apr 14 2018 - May 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
May 19 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Aug 11 2018 - Oct 12 2018
3 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 13 2018 - Nov 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nov 3 2018 - Feb 22 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175 + Tax
Damage Insurance $49
Tax Rate 11.5%

Professionally managed by JSRE/Kastle Keepers LLC

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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