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Emerald Isle Condo on Okaloosa Island at Fort Walton Beach,

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, King & Queen bed, 2 Baths, Fi B

We hope you will have your best vacation ever at our absolutely beautiful spacious Gulf View condominium -a seventh floor unit sought after at Emerald Isle. You have full front and side ocean views plus a view of the inner coastal waterway from the kitchen and second bedroom windows.

Everything in our recently renovated condo is new. Our unit has a new big, bright, open floor plan with a beautifully decorated living room and dinning area that are open to the bright kitchen. Our kitchen has all new cabinets, granite counter-tops, and new GE appliances with all the dishes and cookware you will need during your vacation.

The hand picked furniture, art accents, colors, and art all blend to make your stay a true luxury. The setting is comfortable as your own home except this home is directly on the beach. The master bedroom suite features a new king bed as well as beautifully highly colored accent pieces along with its private bathroom.

Emerald Isle is a family vacation paradise with a gorgeous beach-side pool, a huge deck with a picnic/barbecue area and direct access to the white sand beach. Two grills are available for your use as well as a tennis court.

If you are look for a tranquil, private, quiet, peaceful vacation on the gulf coast away from the crowds, this beautiful condo complex is the place after your own heart.

Keywords: Top Floor Condo with Fantastic Views

More Details

Owner
John & Linda Doyle
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About John & Linda Doyle

We are semi-retired and have been vacationing on Okaloosa Island and the Emerald Isle Complex for a number of years now. We live in Oak Ridge, TN where we raised our family of three children. We love the water and have vacationed for years at both Pawley's Island, SC and here in FWB. We are very happy with our decision to purchase our Condo here on Okaloosa Island.

John & Linda Doyle purchased this condo in 2009

Why John & Linda Doyle chose Florida Panhandle

We have been visiting this Condominium Complex for a number of years and fell in love with both the location and the FWB area. We found this unit was available in 2009 and proceeded to purchase it. We have not been disappointed, it is a wonderful , place for vacations.

What makes this condo unique

The Condo is a top floor unit with breathtaking gulf views from the living room,dining room, kitchen and master bedroom. The Santa Rosa Sound, an inter-coastal waterway is viewed from both the kitchen and guest bedroom windows. The white sandy beach and turquoise waters of the Gulf along with brilliant skies make for a perfect vacation home for us. We have completely refurbished and refurnished the unit which complements the location and views. We think you too will fall in love with our Condo during your vacation stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time. You condo is awesome ! Thank you!
Oct 2016
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Amenities

Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Tennis Court

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Emerald Isle Condo on Okaloosa Island at Fort Walton Beach,
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 46 reviews
Ft.worth
5

Cute condo with all the amenities you need to forget about life for a while!!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the condo at Emerald Isle! We stayed with our 3 kids age 2.5, 7 & 10. They loved having a tv in the second bedroom for cartoons when Mom and dad watched news. The views from the balcony and master bedroom were phenomenal. The pool deck was well maintained, as were the bathrooms down by the boardwalk. We really loved the beach service and the fact that there were constant lifeguards checking the water. The condo was clean and well equipped. I would request a few more cooking utensils, but other than that we found everything we needed. The bathrooms were nice and plenty of hot water for us after the beach. The condo is close to town and plenty of restaurants if you encounter a rainy day. The info has wifi and cable which was important as we got a tropical depression during our visit. Overall we loved our stay, so much so Linda had to literally kick us out, as I forgot what day it was. Hilarious!! But we had the time of our lives and lost track of time. We forgot a few items in the rush out and Linda arranged for them to be shipped home. I highly recommend staying here. We will be back next year! Thanks for everything!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Alpharetta, GA
3

Bedbug Disaster

  • 3 of 5

I want to preface my review by saying the condo was very nice and the owners were top notch and had no control over the situation that occured to us.

We stayed for two weeks and were thoroughly enjoying ourselves and the condo until about day 8. This is when my wife noticed she started getting what looked like welts on her arms and legs. We thought it was an allergic reaction to food until I started getting similar welts on my body. After some research we realized there must be bed bugs present. Bites begin to appear on the body approximately 7-10 days after being bitten by them. I then began to see them in the bed. Unfortunately, it was a very large infestation in the master bedroom. Fortunately, they were not found anywhere else in the condo. We had to sleep on the fold out couch for the rest of the trip. We also had our 6 month old son with us in the room in a pak-n-play which also started showing signs of having the bed bugs on it. We had to move him into the kitchen for the rest of the trip. What we did not know is that his pak-n-play still had bed bugs on it when we traveled home. We were given tips on how to get rid of the bed bugs by leaving our suitcases, etc in our car and let the car heat up in the sun to kill off the bed bugs. This, however, did not work and we ended up bringing the bugs into the house as we have now found multiple bed bugs in the pak-n-play over the last few weeks. We are now forced to take more serious measures to make sure we don't get a severe infestation in our own house. Needless to say, when you encounter bed bugs during a vacation it becomes a very miserable experience and really turned a good trip into a wearisome trip as we were all itching constantly from all the bites on us.

While the condo was nice, the fear of going back to a place that had bed bugs makes us think twice about staying at this condo again. Many people we talked to said we should ask for our money back but I am not the kind of person to do that and leave that up to the owners to make that decision on their own. If they feel they should compensate us for the troubles, that would be up to them.

We reported this to the owners as soon as we confirmed that there were bed bugs and they got an exterminator in to do an inspection to verify the day before we left. Unfortunately, for us, it was a little too late as we were on our last day.

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

Great condo

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. Already planning for next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Paul. I t is heartening to know our guests enjoy our home away from home. We are delighted you plan to come back.
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5

Beautiful condo , spectacular views, gorgeous setting , well stocked for guests!

  • 5 of 5

Quiet , wonderful location , peaceful , thoughtfully decorated , & supplied.will come back!

HD , ML

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you felt this way about our condo and the gulf setting Will be happy for you to return.
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Hazel Green AL
5

This is a great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Very quiet. The space is large. The views are nice. The elevators are the best that we experienced. We hope to stay again and again. Thank you.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review.We are delighted you felt it was a great place to stay:, space, view, quiet. We are glad to have your feedback on our unit, space and view as well as the the new elevators. It is our goal, that our guests will enjoy each . We also love the new elevators; and will be delighted for you to return again & again!
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5

Love this little slice of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely wonderful! Will definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted to know that your experience was "Love this little slice of paradise", and you will be coming back. This is our hope, wish & aspiration for each guest.
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Car: recommended

Other Activities: Shopping, kayaking, health/beauty spa, mini golf, and boating.

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Rates & Availability

Fort Walton Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
summer
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
$6,000
 
 
Autumn
Sep 4 2017 - Nov 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$175
$5,000
 
 
Winter
Nov 13 2017 - Jan 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
$4,500
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$175
$5,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

Winter (Nov 01-Feb 28) .. $ 1575.00/Week;
Spring (Mar 01-Apr 14) .. $ 1575.00/Week;
Spring (Apr 15-May 26) .. $1575.00/Week;
Summer (May 26-Sep 30) .. 1700/Week;
Fall (Sep 30-Oct 31) .. $ 1575.00/Week;
Plus Applicable Taxes, $$100.00 Cleaning Fee., per stay up to two weeks. Cleaning fee per monthly stay $300.00 11% tax on basic rental rate, VRBO service fee,
Dates Available: Year Round
Fire code occupancy limit : 6
Minimum Age Limit for Renters -25
Cancellation policy:CANCELLATIONS – A thirty (30) day notice is required for a cancellation . A $200. booking fee will be subtracted from your deposit. Cancellations that are made less than thirty days will not be refunded, Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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