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New coastal decor, luxury home, walk to beach, grill, patio

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,950 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms + Loft, 3.5 Baths, walk to beach, heated pool during spring break!

Beautiful 4 bedroom house in the Villages of Crystal Beach sleeps 10!

Great location in the heart of Crystal Beach; only blocks from beach in gated community. The community includes a 30,000 square foot lagoon pool with hot tub, and tiki bar. Most amazing pool and entertainment center in all of Crystal Beach.

Community also offers trolley service to and from beach in peak season. Villages of Crystal beach is one of the only communities in the area that offers this trolley service.

There are wonderful shops and restaurants close by (Destin Commons and Silver Sands Outlets; and Whole Foods opening across the street) and great attractions such as golf courses, Big Kahuna waterpark, boating, fishing, and watersports.

House is completely appointed with everything you'll need while renting! It is nicely furnished and beautifully decorated. New 50" Smart TV in living room, new leather living room furniture, new washer dryer, new 39" Smart TV in family room, 2nd floor. Downstairs has travertine floors and kitchen and bathrooms all have granite countertops and nice cabinetry. You can grill at home and relax on the balcony with a drink!

More Details

Property Manager
Rebecca Callaway, Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Rebecca Callaway, Manager

Our family lives in Birmingham, Alabama but grew up in the Destin, Florida area so the area feels like our 2nd home (and one we'll hopefully retire to). We love Destin and if you need more information about the area (things to do, restaurants, etc., we are happy to help).

Rebecca Callaway, Manager purchased this house in 2011

Why Rebecca Callaway, Manager chose Crystal Beach

Eternal Sunshine is beautifully furnished and decorated and appointed with everything you need for a comfortable stay. We only have a minimum of 3 days! The Villages has a lagoon style , zero-entry pool with hot tub and tiki bar and is close to the beach and shopping. The pool is the 2nd largest pool in Destin. It's our paradise and home away from home.

What makes this house unique

The Villages of Crystal Beach subdivision is loaded with amenities including a large lagoon pool and lounging areas, is just seconds from superb shopping, dining and entertainment options and is only a short 0.4 mile (less than an eight minute) walk to the Gulf via the Pompano Street public beach access. The dedicated walking/biking paths that run East/West (parallel to the Gulf) along Scenic Hwy 98 and numerous crosswalks make Crystal Beach ideal for families and those that enjoy an active lifestyle or just a leisurely sunset stroll along the beach.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Had 5 people stay for a short weekend and we were so pleased! Not only is the house beautiful, spacious, and well maintained, but the neighborhood is as well. We cooked both nights and used the kitchen and enjoyed the beautiful pool as well. There was way more room than we could have needed and would rent again with a party double our size! Love the Destin area and will definitely return for more visits!
Sep 2011
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Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • We require college groups/guests to all be 21, and chaperoned with at least two adults, 25 and over, or groups/guests need to be a family.  
  • Chaperone needs to stay in the property entire stay. If this is a college group, there are additional fees, as well as a $2000 deposit required
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Downstairs master has whirlpool tub in bathroom along with large shower and walk in closet. Upstairs master has large shower with sitting area inside shower. There is a half bath downstairs. There is another bath upstairs with his and her sinks that can be shared by Queen bedroom, twin bedroom, and loft. This bathroom has a combo tub/shower perfect for washing off the kids after the pool and beach.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , first floor ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Second floor ensuite
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor, access to balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2nd floor
    Loft-pull out sofa, 2nd floor - 1 queen
  • The house sleeps 10: One King master downstairs with private bath One King master upstairs with private bath One Queen bedroom upstairs One room with two twin beds upstairs Loft upstairs with Queen sleeper sofa
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
May accept small, house-trained dogs with prior permission and pet fee


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(17 traveler reviews)

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New coastal decor, luxury home, walk to beach, grill, patio
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a OUTSTANDING experience staying here starting with the booking with Becky, who is always responsive, easy to work with and just eager to make you happy.

The house, which is nice in the pictures, was even better in person after very recent renovations and new furniture additions in December. The house is very well taken care of and is in great condition. It has a great "beach" feel to it and the furniture and beds are all very comfortable and in great shape. THE UNIT HAS SIX LARGE SCREEN TELEVISIONS, with Cable TV, including a new 60" Samsung Smart TV in the family room as well as five other 40" large screen TV's scattered throughout the house, including one in each bedroom, some of which are Smart TV's. We had no problem connecting to Netflix and Amazon through ROKU. The WI-FI worked well and we had no problems.

Kitchen is well-stocked and even had unique courtesy items like a shrimp cleaner that I found useful on several nights. Becky also had a very nice welcome basket waiting for us on arrival filled with treats that the kids really enjoyed!

As far as the pool, you are just a 2 minute walk from one of the nicest tropical pools I saw in any complex in the Destin area, complete with a hot tub that we were able to use in the evenings. We also enjoyed sitting on the balcony in the evenings just enjoying the breeze and on several nights, we could hear the waves from the ocean!

The location of the unit within the complex is GREAT! About an 8 minute walk to the beach and about 5 minute walk to the nearest restaurant and bar. There are dozens of restaurants and bars within a 10 minute walk including the fantastic Destin Commons with great shops, Whole Foods, bars, restaurants, ice cream parlors and even a movie theater. You don't even have to use a car unless you want to! You are also just a few houses away from the complex overflow parking area in the event you need it which was helpful when friends stopped by.

From the booking with Becky to an incredible stay at this house, we had a great time and have already spoken with Becky about returning in 2018! WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS UNIT!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! The TV in the living room is a 50", but glad you think it is bigger! Come back soon!
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Very nice and clean

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the weekend and it was great.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this home (June 2017) and found everything to be as described. The home was well taken care of, comfortable, and had all necessities. The location to the beach was very good and easy to walk to although I wouldn't suggest it in the middle of the day. No worries though because they have a convenient shuttle service (check schedule for times, etc.) The resort pool was nice and big, but as expected it was crowded later in the day. We felt like we were in a home away from home and I would certainly stay again. Loved the Destin area so hope to get back again soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Middle-aged girlfriend trip was a blast. Could walk to pool or short drive to beach. Cozy but not crowded for 10 of us. Quick response from landlord for questions, from booking to leaving. Would def rent again.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent, was everything we needed and more.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo. Perfectly located for ease of shopping, dining, beaches and Florida activities. Enjoyable community pool or beach only a few blocks away. Wonderfully stocked cookery in modern kitchen, we used to prepare home cooked group meals. King master room w private path, 2 rooms with full beds and a room with 2 twins. Upstairs and downstairs sitting areas for fun groups activities. Loved balcony to sit and visit or read while enjoying outside fresh air. Supplied "welcome necessity basket" providing often forgotten necessities that saved trip to store. Highly Recommend to multi family group. Owner/operator joy to work with. Will use again when family returns.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice comments! We hope you can come back soon and enjoy another visit to our home! Just a note, the two bedrooms on the 2nd floor have queen and king beds for your enjoyment! Again, thank you, and come back soon!
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Clean and Spacious!

  • 5 of 5

I am thrilled that we stayed here for our long weekend. The location was perfect - walking distance to the beach, close to the mall, and a 10 minute drive to outlets. The house itself was amazing! It was clean, kept very well and had everything that we needed. I would highly recommend this house to anyone looking for a getaway.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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O'Quigley's Seafood Steamer & Oyster Sports Bar
Seafood Restaurant
El Jalisco Destin
Mexican Restaurant
Formula Fresh Superfood Bar
Juice Shop
La Famiglia
Italian Restaurant
Twirl Frozen Yogurt
Frozen Yogurt Shop
World of Beer
Bar & Grill
Zoës Kitchen
Mediterranean Restaurant
Hamburger Restaurant
Cups and Cones Destin
Coffee Shop
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches
Sandwich Shop
790 on the Gulf Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl and Grill
RedBrick Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Destin Commons
Miller's Ale House - Destin
Sports Bar
Hungry Howie's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Pazzo Italiano
Italian Restaurant
Barnes & Noble Cafe-Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Camille's at Crystal Beach
Seafood Restaurant
The Craft Bar
Pepitos Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack
Live Music Venue
Zesty Baguette Bistro
Vietnamese Restaurant
Jet's Pizza
Pizza Delivery
Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar
American Restaurant
Thai Basil Destin
Thai Restaurant
Bonefish Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Chicken Salad Chick
Southern Restaurant (US)
First Watch - Destin
Breakfast Restaurant
The Crab Trap Destin
Oyster Bar Restaurant
James Lee Park
Tuscany Italian Bistro
Primrose Restaurant
Beach Walk Cafe
O Crepe du soleil
Breakfast Restaurant
Back Yard Burgers
Half Shell Oyster House
Seafood Restaurant
Osaka Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
Japanese Steakhouse
Tops Choice Hamburgers
Hamburger Restaurant
Jasmine Thai
Thai Restaurant
Health Food Restaurant
Emerald Bay Golf Club
Captain Dave's On the Gulf
Seafood Restaurant
Kenny D'S New Orleans Cuisine
Bar & Grill
Kelly Plantation Golf Club
Gator Beach
Lennys Subs
Sandwich Shop
Chicken Wings Restaurant
China One
Chinese Restaurant
The Golf Garden of Destin
Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Valparaiso Ft. Walton
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 98 and Crystal Beach Drive
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Crystal Beach
Car: not necessary

In the best area of Destin - close to the beach and close to everything. You can walk across the street to Destin Commons (shopping, movies, bowling, restaurants/bars). Walk to beach or trolley to beach in peak season. GREAT seafood restaurants nearby. Outlet shopping close. Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, parasailing, wildlife viewing, miniature golf, waterparks, racetrack, arcade...


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $280
Pet Fee $250

A 30% of total lease payment is due upon booking. The remaining balance is due sixty (60) days prior to your check in date. Remaining balances not received sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date will be considered a cancellation.
During spring break, all guests have to be 21 years of age, unless family.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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