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Sticks In The Sand Ib is a 1 bedroom ste with full kitchen & amazing sunset

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom Suite with Queen, Foldout Sofa & Futon bed, Sleeps 2-4 Adults

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The allure of Beaches of Miramar is as clear as our shoreline. We feature perhaps the best Florida beaches. Escape to a refreshing hideaway where you can unwind and rejuvenate. Admire the beauty of some of the best Gulf beaches. Marvel at the diverse architecture that defines our vibrant communities. Or learn about the area’s rich history, culture, and wonders. We promise you an experience filled with lasting memories.

'Sticks In The Sand' is in the Heart of Old Destin. This Sanddollar townhome unit is on the most highly-desired beaches of Destin, and you can't get a better seat. You will be within walking distance to some of Destin's favorite Restaurants. 1 block from Pompano Joes. There's no pool here, but the ocean is all yours. Just step off your deck onto your own beach.

A 5 min drive of outlet malls, many restaurants, and other retail shopping. Want to go to the Destin Harbor, then give yourself ten minutes driving time, and you're there.

Close to everything, comes with everything.: This is a 'NO SMOKING' ,'non pet' unit which can sleep up to four adults and 2 children. The entrance to this unit is ground level with no stairs. The master has a Queen Size Bed with fold out futon sofa. There is also sleeper sofa in the living room. There are flat panel TV's, and a DVD Player. The Full Kitchen is equipped with Appliances, Dishes, Silverware, and Cookware. There are Linens, Towels, and a private Washer / Dryer for your convenience.

Beach Time: The private balcony is equipped with chairs for a relaxing evening in the breeze with porch fan. The scenery is complete with both a breathtaking view of the Gulf and the sounds of the waves breaking on the beach. Play in the beach all day and rinse off in the outdoor shower.

The bedroom is next to the ocean so you can hear the waves even with the doors closed.

There are two parking spot for this rental, it is directly in front of the unit. Lastly, enjoy privacy since the unit owns all the beach to to the water. No more looking for the perfect beach spot!

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Property Manager
James Slatton
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

About James Slatton

We are not professional renters. James purchased a home on the beach that has 2 individual units and only needed half the space. So, he began by renting out the lower unit. Due to the success of Sticks in the Sand, We now have 3 beachfront Townhomes to handle the overflow of request.

James Slatton purchased this condo in 2010

Why James Slatton chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

The units are close to everything, walking distance to a bar/restaurant and directly on the beach with private ownership all the way to the water. This unit is identical in layout and 4 blocks away from my house. It can be rented 3 ways, a 2 bedroom, 1 bedroom unit or both. So it was perfect to maintain all my renters in one location.

What makes this condo unique

Centrally located between Destin, Baytown and Sandestin. I provide everything you need from child toys, chairs and your own piece of private beach to enjoy. There is an outdoor shower to rinse off in and two flat panels to relax indoors. Perfect for a couples getaway, a small family or group of friends. Sleep where you can hear the waves and not see the cars

Guestbook comments from the manager

Really good value for this stretch of beach. Right on beach and comfortable for the two of us. We had a great stay!
Feb 2017
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

Sticks In The Sand Ib is a 1 bedroom ste with full kitchen & amazing sunset
average rating of 4.4117646 based on 35 reviews
Lafayette, Indiana
2

Rode hard, very spring breakish

  • 2 of 5

Coming from an experienced VRBO user I would rate this as below average, very disappointing. The pictures are much nicer than the actual condo. The condo is very dark and cave like (even when it is a bright and sunny day), the entire place needs to be updated. All the bathroom tile grout, and caulk needs steam cleaned, the furniture is broken and wobbly, the deck looks unsafe and cobbled together. It is very small for just two people, one person barely fits in the bathroom. There are single steps up and down going into and inside the unit, and the parking is dangerous backing out onto the highway.

This place MAY be OK for a couple with no kids on a very tight budget for just a couple of days, I would not recommend this to our friends.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback. First off, In reviewing your reservation I found no issues reported by your party during your visit. As an experienced VRBO person I would expect you to give the owners a chance to fix any issues with cleaning or a piece of broken furniture instead of just leaving a negative review. Secondly, it is not possible for the photos of the unit to be nicer than the unit since they ARE the actual unit! The steps you reference are in the photos! ) They say “Step Up” In big letters. The bathroom photos show a 1 person bathroom (not sure how many you needed?) The unit has been upgraded with new sofa, new chair, bedroom sets, and linens since the photos. But none of that changes the actual unit layout and design? The parking is no different than any beachfront townhouse unit. Yes there is a road directly out of the driveway, that’s because we are actually on the beach side of the road not across the street looking across the road at the beach. The decks were actually just reinforced and certified by a structural engineer. What you are calling pieced together decks is actually the new crossbeams that will be painted shortly to match the rest of the house. I did actually appreciate your feedback and just repainted the color of the living room from a light green to white to add some light in the unit and match the new furniture better. (New photos to follow once I get a gap in the calendar.) So thanks for the tip! In regards to "this place MAY be OK for those on a tight budget?" I would encourage other renters to look at the 30 plus 5 star reviews most during peak summer season where rent is 5 times what you paid in Feb/Night? We realize people have different taste some like Chic, others beachy, some want the modern look. Had you brought any of your concerns to our attention at the beginning of your stay we might have been able to address them with one of our other units. Thanks for staying at Sticks in the Sand
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4

Overall the place is exactly what I wanted

  • 4 of 5

Nice cozy little place with plenty of room to feel like home. I seen other people complain about the noise of the air conditioner, but it didn't bother us at all. The beach and the water are to die for!! Perfect location near plenty of restaurants and shopping areas but not right in the middle of everything either. I only gave it 4 stars due to the fact the last night I was there there was a family with small children running and jumping on the floor upstairs and it was very loud in our area. But that was the only issue I had. I'd definitely recommend this place to anyone.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Right on the beach!

  • 3 of 5

The condo is small, as stated, but very comfortable. The only dining table is on the deck so we ate breakfast and lunch everyday looking at the beautiful turquoise water and sugar sand beach! It is a perfect place to stay for two especially if you want your deck steps to lead directly to the sand and gulf!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Owners were vvery accommodating in allowing us to transfer to another unit that better suited us

  • 5 of 5

Very nice unit and ocen front view and walk out. Wonderful

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Felt like we had to clean, which we did when we got there!

  • 2 of 5

got an email after arriving telling us someone would be working on deck Monday well they sure did and Tuesday and Wednesday!!!! Not impressed listening to saws and hammering for 3 days! Location of condo very nice

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sandy, I apologize for the deck work that was required to be completed during your stay. It was actually supposed to be completed prior to your arrival but the contractor ran over when his staff didn't show up! That is when I notified you that it was going to extend in to your stay. I always attempt to schedule any repair, unless directed by the guest, to when I have an open date on the calendar and to be as little invasive as possible. In regards to the cleaning, I checked and we do not have any messages from you about a cleaning issue. Our service guarantees their work! If you report an issue within the first 24 hours of your stay. They will come back immediately and address any concerns. We leave their business card in the unit so you can contact them directly in case I am traveling. This information should have been in your check in instructions and the check in book in the unit or you could of contacted us and we would of addressed it. You can see by the other 4 and 5 star reviews, this is not typical of our service. Thanks for the feedback and we hope to see you again at Sticks in the Sand.
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place to stay for our family. We loved everything about it. It has everything you need and the best part about it, the beach is your backyard. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Ft Walton Beach
Nearest Golf
0.4 Miles
Regatta Bay
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Pampano Joe's
Nearest Beach
Miramar Beach
Car: not necessary

Golf: Moments for dozens of great golf courses like Regatta Bay, Kelly Plantation and the Sand Destin Courses. Coupons available in the unit for 2 for 1 play!

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Rates & Availability

Miramar Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Early Spring Special
Feb 4 2017 - Mar 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$85
From
$95
Fri,Sat
$550
 
 
Spring
Mar 4 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$145
From
$195
Fri,Sat
$995
 
 
Summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,295
 
 
Memorial Day
May 29 2017 - May 29 2017
1 night minimum stay
$250
Flat fee
 
 
July 4th
Jul 4 2017 - Jul 4 2017
1 night minimum stay
$285
Flat fee
 
 
Back to School Specials
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
From
$195
Fri,Sat
$1,050
 
 
Fall Specials
Sep 2 2017 - Nov 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
From
$145
Fri,Sat
$925
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$195
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.5%

Like other marketjng websites Homeaway/VRBO has instituted a "service fee" for travelers that book through their website. While this "fee" does contain some additional services like 24 hour phone service and the ability to purchase rental insurance we also provide additional payment methods available in our rental agreement. We recommend E-Check to book online without the 3% VRBO transaction fee being deducted from your deposit. Holiday rates vary. Your deposit will be refunded 7-14 business days after checkout. 4pm check in -10 am check out. All our calendars are kept offline until all Sticks In the Sand Properties are booked. If this property is occupied we will recommend one with similar sleeping accommodations that has availability in our email response to your inquiry.
WE DO NOT rent this property to those under 25 during spring break, however we do rent in to them in other seasons but require special terms and conditions, additional deposits and insurance. The owner must be notified if you are under 25 at the time of inquiry or you will be considered a falsified reservation and cancelled in accordance with our terms and conditions.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

Miramar Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Room 2 - outdoor shower
  • 1 Main bathroom with a combination Tub/Shower. 1 outdoor private shower on the beach.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • 1 Queen, 1 Fold-out Futon in the master bedroom. 1 sleeper sofa in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • 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:
This is a non smoking non pet unit. I do this in order to be able to rent to high allergenic customers and do not make exceptions. I provide the beach chairs but do not provide beach towels or umbrellas. Those can be rented from local vendors and set up daily.

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

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