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Leap Of Faith Cottage FREE Beach Serv. Short stroll to the Beach!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9

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

This wonderful 3 bedroom - 2 bath beach cottage is located in the beautiful Crystal beach community of Destin Florida.

We invite you and your family to stay in our newly remodeled home for a week in paradise! If you like sugar - white sand, emerald waters and swaying palms, you will love this community. This newly remodeled charming little Beach Cottage is perfect for your next Destin vacation. We are providing FREE Beach Service in Season! ( Mar - Oct ) 2 chairs and 1 umbrella waiting for you each day of your stay!

Leap of Faith is located within the quiet beach community of Crystal Beach Cottages in Destin. Just a short five minute stroll away from the emerald green waters and sugar white sands at Crystal Beach.

Soooooo much to see and do!: The beach walkover is 350 paces South and some of Destins' finest shopping is 350 paces North. Our home is in a perfect location, You will want to return year after year! Crystal Beach promotes cottages, rather then high rises, to capture the Old Florida Community feeling.

We suggest walking to the corner Bistro ( Camille's ), sit on the veranda, read the paper and enjoy a relaxing breakfast and cup of coffee while watching the morning joggers pass by. While at the beach, try one of their smoothies or return in the evening for some of the finest Sushi or seafood in Destin. There are also many beautiful golf courses within 5 miles of your vacation home. You will also enjoy Dolphin watching, jogging and just sitting at the beach to soak in the beauty of the emerald waters as well as the spectacular sunsets. If you enjoy shopping then you will be able to shop till you drop! Destin Commons is only 2 minutes away or you can find several treasures at the Silver Sands outlet mall

Time to relax as well!: After you have enjoyed the beaches, you can relax and enjoy the feeling of Key West abound in this neighborhood of white picket fences and pastel colored homes. Enjoy the large porch and relax after a fun day in the sun!

Perfectly located for enjoying shopping, dining and all of the Destin area attractions. Perfect for families or couples looking for a quiet beach retreat.

When you’re tired of taking in the beach, you can lounge by the community pool.

What to do besides enjoy our wonderful beach: 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 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 a short drive. 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.

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.

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:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2017


Clipper Cove Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 9
  • non smoking only ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There is also an outdoor shower for rinsing off after a day at the beach!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , twin roll away bed stored in Master bedroom closet
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Second Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • The living room has a queen size sofa sleeper This home will accommodate a maximum of 9 people
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Leap Of Faith Cottage FREE Beach Serv. Short stroll to the Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This place is perfect for a family vacation. Very quiet and quaint neighborhood. convenient to everything! Couldn't have asked for anything more!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Leap of Faith Cottage!
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Edwardsville, Illinois

No "Leap of Faith" required: Guaranteed beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is absolutely divine. It's obvious that the owners have done a great deal of work to update this immaculate cottage and ensure that your every need is taken care of. We visited Destin to celebrate my parents' 50th wedding anniversary and had a small multi-generational vacation. This cottage was perfect. A few of our favorite things were the wraparound porch, outside shower, Weber grill, dual oven (cooking at two different temps at the same time!), the beautiful tile floor meant to look like hardwood, and the fully stocked kitchen (from a utensils/dishes/cooking and bakeware perspective). They even provided a pull behind beach cart to transport your cooler and beach items, and professional chair service (two chairs and one umbrella) were provided each day of our stay. Other great pluses include a quiet neighborhood with little traffic, easy 1.5 block walk to the beach, and a very well kept neighborhood pool three doors down from this home. The neighborhood is a mix of permanent residents and vacationers. Everyone we met was incredibly friendly and helpful. It's also important to note that this neighborhood is located right off of Rt 98 but just east of the very commercial areas of Destin. So it's quiet, yet close to everything Destin has to offer. If you tire of the beach and you'd like to learn about the area, our family recommends the Armament Museum at Eglin Airforce Base (40 mins west), the Destin Fishing & History Museum (in town), and Eden Gardens State Park with its 1895 Antebellum home (40 mins northeast). We enjoyed eating at the Surf Hut, McGwire's, and Gilligan's (possibly the best deal in town with $13.99 all-you-can-eat catfish and shrimp. Right on the bay - don't be fooled by the outside!) We received great service from the property manager and our family is looking forward to returning to Destin and to this home.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this lovely review! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Leap of Faith Cottage. Please come back soon to visit us again!!!
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Wonderful family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Destin but won't be our last. The house was a perfect location and a short walk to the beach. The access to the beach was a great location with the use of the covered facility that had restrooms and somewhere to have a picnic without walking back to the house. The neighborhood was quiet and charming. It was very clean, we had no complaints. Kathy was wonderful to work with and met everyone of our needs and questions with quick response. The men went deep sea fishing with the company AJ's boat named New Florida girl and caught lots of fish and the local restaurant AJ's prepared our fresh catch with a meal that was awesome! We took the evening sailboat dolphin tour with AJ's that was a wonderful experience. We saw over 20 dolphins. We didn't want our week to come to an end. We also did some shopping at Banana Bart's local shop and got some great gifts. We also visited Pensacola and saw the Blue Angels that was well worth the trip, if anyone gets the chance it's a lifetime experience and it's free. The only dislike about the home was the living room couch was very uncomfortable, it's a sleeper sofa so that may explain why it was uncomfortable. Overall it was wonderful and we would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this review! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and made such wonderful memories. I am sorry to hear that the sofa is uncomfortable! It is just one year old so I will have to see if there is anything we can do to fix this!
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"good food, great atmosphere"
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Fat Clemenza's
"Really good pizza!"
Carrabba's Italian Grill
"Yes, it is a chain but I have never had a bad meal here!"
Beach Walk at Henderson Park Inn
"Coffee at Camilles sidewalk café is a must!"
Destin Commons
"Destin Commons is a great shopping and dining area. It also has the Rave theater! Not a ba..."
Cabana Cafe
Village Baptist Church
Outback Steakhouse
Pompano Joe's
"Pompano Joes is a local as well as tourist favorite!"
Ciao Bella Pizza Da Guglielmo
Cuvee Destin
TGI Friday's
LongHorn Steakhouse
Another Broken Egg Cafe -- CLOSED
Crab Trap
"This was the first restaurant I discovered in the area and is still one of my go to places!"
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Northwest Regional (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Johnny O'Quigley's Sports Bar
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Regatta Bay
Nearest Motorway
0.05 Miles
Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.03 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.03 Miles
Crystal Beach
Car: recommended

Near the Ocean


Rates & Availability

Clipper Cove Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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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
late spring
Apr 15 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 20 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
early fall
Aug 12 2017 - Oct 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
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
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

Departure Clean $165 + Tax
Damage Insurance $49
Tax Rate 11.0%

We do require 25 or older to reserve our properties

We do adhere to a 25 or older to reserve policy for all of our rentals. We will not rent to vacationing students or singles under 25 years of age unless accompanied by an adult guardian or parent. No chaperoned groups. There must be 1 adult parent or guardian staying at the property for every 4 under the age of 25.

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