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Tuscan Sun- Private Pool, Golf Cart, Short Walk to the Beach!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bd/ 3 ba with Private Pool & Golf Cart!

The Tuscan Sun is a lovely 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with a private pool and all the comforts of home. Enjoy the sugar white beaches and emerald waters just a block away or plan the family cookout on your large 12 x 18 ft deck overlooking the private pool. The community also offers a large community pool, which is heated in some winter months, as well as two tennis courts and a sand volleyball pit!

Beds: 1 King, 2 Queens, Triple Twin Bunk, 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa

David and Haylee Huffman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About David and Haylee Huffman

David and Haylee live here in Destin, Fl with our newest addition, Asher, just minutes from our beautiful beach home! David is originally from the northwest, WA state to be exact, and Haylee is one of the few in our area to call Destin her 'hometown.' We can't wait to get to know you better!

David and Haylee Huffman purchased this house in 2012

Why David and Haylee Huffman chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We love the Destin area and want others to enjoy the beauty of the emerald coast, too! We fell in love with our home the first time we laid eyes on it and hope you will, too!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Some wonderful things we did: fishing charter, pontoon rental to Shell Island in Panama City... grilled and enjoyed the pool! Love the gulf coast! Thanks for sharing your beach house!
Jun 2015
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Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

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Tuscan Sun- Private Pool, Golf Cart, Short Walk to the Beach!
average rating of 4.105263 based on 20 reviews

Can use some updating

  • 2 of 5

This house definitely needs some TLC to the outside and inside!!The lack of towels and bedding was very disappointing.There was no sheets or extra pillows for the sofa bed and for a house that sleeps 10 we were lucky if we had 10 towels so we had to wash often.The outside area near the pool needs to be cleaned as well as the back patio!Pool furniture could be updated as well.With a little time and money put into this house it could be very nice.The location was great.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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  • 5 of 5

The property was everything we expected we had a great stay

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was everything we wanted and more. It was very neat and clean. The neighborhood was great and clove to the beach and mall. The gulf cart was fun and very useful. The owners were a pleasure to work with very consistent and timely with their response. I had such a great time, I’m booking this same house again next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Great beach house. Loved the location to beach and good restaurants. The golf cart was a very fun addition for the house. Loved the neighbor next door, Tobi. She was the added bonus. When needing something or had a questions, the owners responded quickly. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location but it's a work in progress

  • 3 of 5

Stayed the month of February, snowbird season. Many of the properties in this HOA are rentable and going through a lot of updates. This one still needs a lot but the couple that own it are very nice. That said, we arrived to a driveway full of pallets of patio block and a promise it would be done in 3 days. End of out month the contractor finally arrived and did the 10 hours of work and we never got to use pool because the backyard was such a disaster. Broken lawn furniture, a deck that hasn't been payed any attention in years and I would'nt walk barefoot on for fear so splinters. Carpeting throughout is filthy and really needs cleaning, but most likely replacement. Glassware and silverware for everyday use are really lacking and budget items. But plenty of weird stuff like mixed glasses for drinks and wine. Owner had just received new couches for living room, so from reviews that was a improvement. They also fully painted the kitchen and cabinets, that helped give it a better feel. What the place really needs is a strong cleaning and some TLC, but they seem to be working toward that slowly. Also the first home we ever stayed at with nothing for the renter for pool or beach. Not a toy, chair , float, nothing. Also the dishwasher didn't clean at all, so all dishes done by hand.

We tried to fix and repair a few things during our stay because they were a nice couple. Internet has now been updated since the router was vintage, and couldn't handle more than a single device in use. Also in a home of this size and cost you'd expect more than basic cable and a aging DVD with no movies. The golf cart had just been repaired and was a nice plus. Block and a half to beach was a perfect location.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was a very nice home and worked perfect for our vacation !

  • 4 of 5

We are very happy of our choice to stay here. Everything we needed and expected. We stayed here in Dec and it was as if we had our own beach !! We loved the area and shopping was great.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


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
Peak Summer
May 21 2017 - Aug 5 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer Discount
Aug 6 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 22 2017 - Mar 3 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Payment can be made by check or through HomeAway's "book now" tab.

Rates are quoted for 8 people. Add $100 per additional person. Sleeps 10.

Snowbirds please call or inquire for monthly rates.

Extra charge for holidays may apply:
***Spring Break Rate: $2075

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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