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Kimberly

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Absolutely Perfect Cottage Retreat!

16 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Emerald Coast-Destin Area Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms / 3 Baths (Sleeps 12)

Sandy Bottoms is a charming aqua trimmed cottage style 3-story home located just steps from the sugary white sands of the emerald coast in the quaint neighborhood of Gulfside Cottages. The cottage features new furnishings in a fun and coastal décor. The updated kitchen is outfitted with the latest Whirlpool stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, new mosaic glass backsplash, and large under mount sink. Ceramic tile and beautiful hardwood flooring throughout the home add to the charm. Each guest suite offers brand new Serta bedding, ample storage, and a 32” flat screen TV with built in DVD. You can enjoy the refreshing gulf breezes from each of the four covered porches.

The home is just steps away from the custom designed community pool and a short 3 minute walk to the sugar white beaches and the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. There are no major roads to cross as the neighborhood is located on the Gulf side of Scenic Hwy 98. Sandy Bottoms is located within walking distance to Winn Dixie, an ice cream shop, Starbucks, The Surf Hut, Chick fil A, Silver Sands Outlet Mall and just a short drive to golf venues and fine and casual dining at Grand Boulevard and Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin. The picket fence-lined private street has extensive landscaping and will be perfect for an evening stroll. This home features a private drive with covered parking, a gas grill, and an outdoor shower, perfect for rinsing the sand after a fun day at the beach.

Decor in this home is newly purchased and has a traditional coastal cottage décor. On the FIRST floor you will find the master bedroom which has a king bed with designer bedding, double closets, a private master bath room with a separate shower, soaking tub, and vanity. There is a large flat panel television with a DVD player. The master bedroom has French doors that open to a covered porch with chairs for your personal retreat. On the same floor there is a Guest Bedroom with a Queen bed and cheery bright bedding. There is also a private bath and a large wall mounted flat panel television with DVD player. From this bedroom there is a deck for sitting with views of the serenely landscaped neighborhood. Conveniently located, adjacent to the bedrooms is the laundry with a full size washer and dryer. On the SECOND floor is the living room which opens onto another covered porch which is the ideal retreat to enjoy your favorite book or beverage amid the tops of the palms. The living area boasts of coastal charm with a brand new oversize comfy sleeper sofa, 3 bright colorful chairs and a large wall mounted flat panel high definition television with Bluray that has the ability to access Net Flix and Pandora. The home is also equipped with Wi-Fi. This kitchen is updated with NEW Whirlpool stainless appliances, a mosaic glass backsplash, and beautiful newly installed granite countertops with seating for 3 at the breakfast bar. There is a dining table with seating for 6 for those special meals after a long day at the beach or pool. On this floor is a guest bedroom for the children with a fun white twin over double bunk and a twin pull out trundle bed. You can keep the younger ones in your family occupied with the large wall mounted flat panel television with DVD player and HDMI jack for your gaming system. Also on this floor is a bath room with a shower/bath tub combination. Up the stairs on the THIRD floor is a loft bedroom with a Queen bed, large flat panel television with a DVD player, and the most comfortable red chair and half with an ottoman. The many windows provide panoramic views of the area including peek-a-boo views of the Gulf of Mexico.

While we are private owners, we do utilize a local well known management company. They handle the payment, check in, and most importantly are at your service during your stay. Another benefit is, upon check in you will receive a coupon book with $100's of valuable coupons for local restaurants, activities, and shops along with free movie rentals from their office which is less than 1 mile from the home.

From the moment you arrive at this beautiful cottage home you will know you have began the vacation of a lifetime!

Bedding:

First Floor: Master Bedroom with a King Bed

Guest Bedroom with a Queen Bed

Second Floor: Guest Bedroom with Twin/Double Bunk and

Twin Trundle Bed

Living Room has a Queen Sofa Bed

Third Floor: Guest Bedroom with a Queen Bed

Ammenities:

It is less than 300 yards to the beach from the house with no major streets to cross

Neighborhood Boardwalk

Gated Community Pool

Private Parking with a detached carport

Outdoor Shower

Full Size Washer and Dryer on the First Floor

Fully Equipped Kitchen with granite countertop and stainless appliances

Large flat panel HDTV with Bluray, Net Flix and Pandora

32” flat panel TV and DVD player in every bedroom

Wi-Fi internet access

Keywords: Cottage, Home

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kimberly (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Kimberly

We live in Atlanta and enjoy spending time with our family at Sandy Bottoms as often as possible.

Kimberly purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Kimberly chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We have vacationed in the Scenic Hwy 98 area for years and decided the time was right to purchase this home that our family could enjoy for years to come.

What makes this cottage unique

The location of Sandy Bottoms couldn't be better. It is close to all of our favorite things; Baytowne Wharf, Destin Commons, Grand Boulevard, Silver Sands Outlet Mall, and of course all of the great restaurants.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Awesome!!!!

We stayed here during spring break of 2013 what a beautiful place. We had teenagers with us and there was enough room for everyone. Close to everything especially the beach and shopping any kind you wanted. loved it would definitely recommend this place to anyone.
Mar 2013
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Reviews

4.9
based on 16 traveler reviews

Absolutely Perfect Cottage Retreat!
average rating of 4.9375 based on 18 reviews
5

Amazing Place!

  • 5 of 5

Home decor is beautiful. Equipped with everything you need. Nice and quiet community walking distance from the beautiful beach. We were 2 families with people from 7 to 72 yrs old and everybody had a great time and enjoy our stay. Close to so many options to eat, shop and entertainment. We will be back! Owner and management company made all easy for us. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely house! Everything was decorated so cute, and we loved being in your home. We used it to celebrate my kids' graduation from high school with our whole family. It was a rare treat to have a place that could accommodate our whole family plus all 4 cousins, an aunt, and grandparents. We enjoyed being together in your clean, well-maintained, and beautiful house. We really loved having ChickFila and Starbucks around the corner, too!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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50th Wedding Anniversary Beach Trip

  • 5 of 5

My parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this summer and instead of a big party they wanted all of our family to spend a rare week together at the beach, their favorite vacation spot. It was perfect! The house was clean and comfortable. I loved the three stories which made it possible to spread out a bit. The walk to the beach was short. We loved the location!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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LOVE SANDY BOTOMS!

  • 5 of 5

Sandy Bottoms is the perfect family vacation home. The owner is wonderful to work with, she made everything so easy for us. She even provided us with a welcome package including her personal restaurant reviews (which were spot on. Do go to the Donut Hole, just get there early. The house was very clean, well cared for,well decorated and close to everything. The small "neighborhood" is very nice and just a short walk to the beautiful uncrowded beach. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you guys enjoyed Sandy Bottoms as much as my family does! We love the location and try to keep everything top notch for our guest. Give me a call for your next trip!
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Perfect Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed your lovely home. The decor was awesome! I appreciated the home being so clean. The children so enjoyed being able to safely ride their bikes in the cul-de- sac as well as being able to ride their bikes to the beach. The pool was also very convenient! I could not image a more perfect home in Destin. We will be back! Thanks for keeping your rental home in top condition.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sandy Bottoms, PERFECT !!!

  • 5 of 5

Sandy Bottoms as the perfect family getaway. Clean,perfect size for our family and decor was very beachy ! We will definitely return to this location !!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay!!! We look forward to seeing you again at Sandy Bottoms.
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This is the perfect location for a memorable family vacation. We are on the beach side of Scenic Hwy 98 with no busy streets to cross to the beach. We are within walking distance to Winn Dixie, Starbucks, and Silver Sands Outlet Mall. The entrance to Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin is less than a 1 mile drive from the home. Town Center at Sandestin is 2 miles. Destin Commons is a 5-10 minute drive. There are countless restaurants and shopping destinations close by.

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Rates & Availability

Gulfside Cottages Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer III
Jul 9 2016 - Aug 12 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,560
 
 
Early Fall
Aug 13 2016 - Sep 9 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,850
 
 
Winter 2016
Sep 10 2016 - Feb 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,695
 
 
Spring Break 2017
Feb 25 2017 - Apr 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,876
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 15 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$375
$2,115
 
 
Summer 2017
May 20 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,560
 
 
Summer II 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,675
 
 
Summer III 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,560
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$295
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $195
Tax Rate 11.5%

Note: You will receive a coupon booklet for local area attractions along with free movie rentals upon check in. We are private owners, living in Atlanta, but we do utilize a local well known Management Company to handle payment, check in, and any concerns during your stay. For example, the gas grill needs gas (they will get it for you) or the coffee maker is broken (they will replace it).

A 20% non-refundable deposit is required to book your stay. The remaining balance will be collected 30 days before your stay. Payment can be made with Visa / Master Card / American Express. Until you receive a reservation confirmation number, rates are subject to change.

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Amenities

Emerald Coast-Destin Area Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Ensuite Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Esnuite for Queen Guest Suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located just outside Childrens bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sleeper Sofa
    3rd Floor Loft Bedroom - 1 queen , Spacious and private!
    Childrens Room - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Single over Full bunk bed with a Single trundle, sleeps 4
    Guest Suite - 1 queen , Full Bath Ensuite
    Master - 1 king , Full Bath Ensuite
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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