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Awesome Gulf Front 7th floor Condo with a Large Balcony ~ Private Beach ~ Pool

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo 3 Bedrooms 3 Baths Over 2,000sqf Beautiful Balcony & Gulf Views Sleeps 6-8

Oceania 706 is a spacious Gulf front condo with three bedrooms and three bathrooms with magnificent views of the Gulf of Mexico. Upon entering the condo the first thing you will notice are the floor to ceiling windows offering unobstructed panoramic views of the emerald green Gulf of Mexico and the sugar white sandy beach.

Oceania is a gated condominium with one of largest private beaches in the area. With only 71 units in the entire building, Oceania is considered a low-density building giving everyone plenty of room on the beach. Amenities include a private beach, beach service (two beach chairs and umbrella setup daily - Mar-Oct), reserved covered parking, swimming pool, fitness room, gas grills, wireless internet, enhanced DirecTV package and keyless access.

The condo also offers an impressive balcony where you will be able to see for miles from the 7th floor! Enjoy your morning coffee, afternoon lunches and relaxing dinners all while watching the beautiful ocean waves. The balcony can be accessed from three different sets of sliding glass doors and offers lounge chairs and tables. You will enjoy entertaining or just relaxing every day and night on the balcony. Curl up and read your favorite book, watch the dolphins swim by, or just enjoy the ocean breeze as life’s pressures just melt away.

The kitchen has new kitchen cabinets (2013), higher-end appliances and is fully equipped with all the tools you need to prepare your favorite meals.

The large living and dining area has a wet-bar with a stand alone ice maker ready for your entertaining. The spacious living room will give everyone plenty of room to spread out. Sofa sheets are provided for the sofa sleeper to allow the condo to sleep up to eight. In the living room, there is a 55' LCD-flat screen TV with upgraded DirecTv package (HBO, Golf channel, SEC, BIG 10 Networks), and a Blu-Ray/DVD player for those movie nights.

The master bedroom has a wall of windows overlooking the gulf, 47' TV, huge walk-in closet and the bathroom offers a double vanity, Jacuzzi bathtub, and a separate shower.

The second and third bedrooms each have their own private baths, queen size beds, large closets, and 32' LED TV's. All of the bathrooms are equipped with hairdryers.

Oceania is located on Holiday Isle which is a small peninsula in the Destin area. This peninsula is only a few miles in length and is surrounded by Destin Harbor to the north and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. Holiday Isle is off the beaten path but centrally located where you are literally minutes away from all the shopping, dining, fishing, amusements, golf and fun the Destin area has to offer. Destin has an abundant of water-view restaurants and fun dockside bars; plenty of restaurants from formal dining to fast-food to your classic mom and pop. Destin offers a world-class charter fishing fleet, sailing excursions, sunset cruises, dolphin cruises, pleasure boat rentals, diving and snorkeling trips. Nearby are abundant shopping opportunities from exclusive boutiques to outlet stores to antique shops. Numerous golf courses and amusement parks are only a short drive away. And don’t forget the beautiful Emerald Coast with the whitest sand with the softest grain you’ll ever feel.

Looking for something to do in the fall? Check out Destin in October!! The Destin Seafood Festival and the annual Destin Fishing Rodeo all take place during the month of October and they are a lot of fun.

Oceania 706 is owner rental/management. We take pride in providing our guest real luxury items including quality linens, bath towels, and paper products. We strive to provide quality and maintained accommodations for your vacation.

Most importantly we are passing along the savings in rental commission fees to you - our guest! When you book Oceania 706 you will not be charged extra for beach service or processing fees!!

2016: Updated furniture for guest bedrooms

2015: New balcony furniture; new sofas; new living room furniture; new dining room table; new bar stools for the kitchen; new area rugs; new lighting throughout; new chairs in master bedroom; various updates to bedrooms 2 & 3.

2014: New blinds in front bedrooms.

2013: New washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, towels, and linens. We are working hard to maintain this unit to highest standards. New kitchen/bathroom cabinets and all new paint inside our condo and exterior of the building.

Down payment/refund policy: We require a $500 down payment to finalize your reservation with the balance due 60 days prior to arrival. We provide a full refund in case of cancellation 60 days prior to your arrival. We do not rent to groups under the age 25. Absolutely NO PETS of any kind are allowed. Smoking (including electronic smoking) is NOT permitted.

We accept almost all major credit cards and e-checks through VRBO/Homeaway secure on-line payment system. We also accept personal checks.

Keywords: Gulf Front Condominium, Gulf Front, Gulf of Mexico, Spacious, Luxury, Amazing Sunsets, Gorgeous Views, White Sandy Beach, Private Beach, Huge Balcony, Holiday Isle, Amazing Views, High-Floor, Peaceful, Free Beach Setup, Emerald Coast, Sunset Cruises, Deep-sea Fishing, Scuba, Snorkeling, Golf, Kayaking, Parasailing, Family Vacation, Pool

More Details

Owner
Marcia Matthias
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Marcia Matthias

Ken and Marcia Matthias made a dream come true when they purchased Oceania 706 from the Hines family in December 2014. The Matthias' have been vacationing on Holiday Isle in Destin with their two daughters and close friends since 1993.

Marcia Matthias purchased this condo in 2014

Why Marcia Matthias chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Prior to 2014 we had rented condos at other complexes on Holiday Ilse. In September 2014 we rented a condo at Oceania for the first time and immediately realized we had found the ideal property in Destin. Oceania offers so much more than most condo's - from the large balcony overlooking the beautiful serene Gulf, to the large, open floor plan, to the awesome beach - it is just the perfect place.

What is unique about Oceania is overall the complex is small consisting of 9 floors, 71 gulf front units with only 24 actively on the rental program. The complexes to the right and left of Oceania are also on the small side and do not allow rentals. Therefore a vacationer has plenty of sandy white beach and ocean waves to enjoy. We believe you too will find the privacy and quality to entice you to make this your vacation destination.

Oceania was constructed by Bennett Development. Their detail and quality in building exceed all others.

What makes this condo unique

The complex is immaculately maintained. Nice perks include a covered parking place, keyless entry (no more trying to remember who has the key or where is the key), and an ice machine in the condo!

Destin is known for deep sea fishing, gorgeous sunsets and shopping galore. Oceania is only minutes from everything - Paradise awaits you!

Amenities

Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • The hanging of bathing suits, clothing, towels, or other items from the balcony is strictly prohibited.
  • Do not place any wet, damp or sandy items on any of the indoor furniture.
  • Do not sit on any of the indoor furniture while wearing wet, damp or sandy clothing. Spray-on lotions should be applied outside of the condo.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • December 2013: New bathroom cabinets.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Sofa Sleeper in Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2) 2nd and 3rd Bedrooms have queen size beds and each bedroom has their own private full bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Free beach service provided which includes two chairs and an umbrella set up daily. In addition, we have numerous beach toys, beach chairs, cooler, nets, etc. available for our guests. On-site exercise room.

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Awesome Gulf Front 7th floor Condo with a Large Balcony ~ Private Beach ~ Pool
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5

LOVED IT!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time this condo has an amazing view!! The size of the condo makes it very comfortable and there are a lot of things included in the price which makes it a great value! We have been to Destin several times and would definitely recommend this condo for rental!! The condo owners were very responsive to our needs and got back to us quickly with answers to any questions we had!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Second year even better!

  • 5 of 5

Oceania 706 is absolutely the best place we have stayed in Destin. This was our 5th year staying in Destin, and our second year staying in this condo. By far, the best hands down. Mr. and Mrs. Matthias are wonderful to rent from and the condo is immaculate, up to date, cozy, and very accommodating. The views from in and out of the condo are beautiful and we love how convenient it is to get to the pool and to the beach. Our children are old enough to go to the pool and condo alone, and since it is so close to the beach, we felt very comfortable letting them go back and forth while we enjoyed our time on the beautiful beach. Condo 706 has everything you need so you don't have to worry about packing extra beach gear. We love that beach towels and beach setups were also provided. Oceania is convenient to shopping, activities, and restaurants. We love that Target, Walgreens, and Winn Dixie are less than a mile away! We are definitely spoiled when we visit Oceania 706 and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely wonderful condo!!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is amazing and worth every penny spent!! Even though the weather wasn't what we had hoped, my entire family had an amazing time! The views are beautiful, the condo is clean and spacious, and the owners were wonderful to work with! Every step of this vacation was effortless and painless. I would highly recommend Oceania 706!! Hoping to stay again next year!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Annual Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to the Destin-Ft. Walton area for the last 18 years. The last 5 years have been in Destin and this was I believe our third year to stay in Oceania 706. This property and unit are second to none! Everything was fantastic. The condo had all that was needed to have a great family vacation. About the only time we left the property was to get souvenirs.

Thank you Marcia for once again sharing your beautiful condo.

Benny

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome amenities. Great for the 4th of July bc the fireworks were literally in front of our condo.

  • 5 of 5

Only annoyance was the security guard. You couldn't have drinks in the pool or music by pool.....I mean when you're paying 1000's of $$$$ for a vacay that's a little ridiculous. But everything else was perfect!!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This condo is awesome and so is the owners

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd stay at Oceania and at this unit. Once again, our stay was awesome. The owners are great, the amenities (all kinds of beach toys, beach chairs, small beach cooler, beach towels, separate ice maker, etc) are outstanding, the free beach chairs and umbrella that is set up for you daily by the friendly staff is awesome. The condo is very clean, spacious, and the awesome view from the very large balcony is breathtaking- we will definitely be returning next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Harborwalk Village
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park
Dewey Destin Harborside
"Great fresh seafood. We enjoy the lunch menu with family friendly prices. "
Callahan's Restaurant & Deli
"The place where the locals eat. They have something for everyone - sandwiches to steaks, fri..."
Harbor Docks
"They only serve fresh off the boat seafood. We also enjoy breakfast at Harbour Docks - great..."
Indian Bayou Golf Club
Destin Fishing Charters Service
Luther's Pontoon, Waverunners, & Kayaks Rentals
Destin Ice Seafood Market & Deli
Track Family Recreation Center
Louisiana Lagniappe
McGuire's Irish Pub
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
VPS, ECP, PNS
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Indian Bayou Golf Club
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Literally steps away
Car: recommended

Dolphin cruises

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $160

Full refund if canceled 60 days prior to arrival.

Price includes free beach service which is two chairs and an umbrella set up every day for you!

Please indicate the total number of adults and children that will be vacationing with you.

We do not rent to single groups under the age of 25.

Reservations made 60 days or less prior to arrival will require payment in full.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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