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Direct Beach Front Platinum, Free Beach Service

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 891 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This lovely, direct beach front condo has 2 bedrooms, is on the 6th floor, and includes complimentary beach service March thru October. Recent renovations include new Maple cabinets with granite countertops in kitchen and baths, stainless steel appliances, all new tile and paint. Entire unit has been refurnished and professionally decorated in a tasteful beach theme designed to maximize the ambiance of the incredible beach view. Amenities include a 42” Vizio HDTV with DVD player in living room, 40” Sony Bravia HDTV with DVD in master bedroom, and 23” HDTV in second bedroom. Master bedroom has a king bed with new pillow-top mattress with memory foam. Second bedroom has a full bed with a soft pillow-top sealy-posturpedic mattress. The living room includes a Queen sleeper sofa, bringing the sleeping capacity to 6. The master bath features a whirlpool tub and shower. The second bathroom has a porcelain tub and shower. Other amenities include a washer/dryer and free WiFi. Of course the best amenity is the magnificent gulf view. NO SMOKING, NO PETS.

Sterling Sands features 380 feet of pristine beach with beach service, a large freeform seasonally heated pool, outdoor hot tub, fitness room, and beautifully landscaped grounds. This rental includes complimentary beach service (Umbrella and 2 Beach Chairs and setup).

Sterling Sands is located across the street from “The Trac” amusement park, Merlin’s Pizza (absolutely delicious), and Smoothie King (also absolutely delicious) – on Airport Road. Walk down the beach for lunch at the famous Back Porch restaurant, a Destin tradition. Big Kahuna’s water park is just down the street. For a great meal at a great price, try Dewey Destin's to the west on 98. The famous Destin Harbor, with all its attractions is just a short drive west, as well as McGuire’s Irish Pub, where you can have a delicious Sunday brunch. The famous Another Broken Egg is another favorite breakfast spot. Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is just east of the complex. Destin Commons, a fabulous shopping and dining area and the Bass Pro Shop are a short drive to the east. Continue east to the famous outlet shops.

Keywords: Beach Front, Gulf Front, Platinum, 2 Bedroom, Complimentary Beach Service

More Details

Owner
Dinah Porch
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2017

Why Dinah Porch chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

I have been vacationing in the panhandle area for years. I have found mid Destin to have the most beautiful sand, and absolutely fell in love with Sterling Sands. It is a wonderful resort because it is large enough to provide great amenities (8 stories, 110 units), but small enough to provide a peaceful, family friendly vacation.

What makes this condo unique

I completely remodeled this unit, and had the assistance of 2 professional decorators in selecting the decor. It is so comfortable. I know you will really enjoy it too!

Amenities

Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 891 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Renter must stay in the property (may not rent on behalf of another person or persons).
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Granite countertops, New Maple Cabinet, New Tile
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite, new cabinet, new tile
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Memory Foam Topper, pillow top mattress, HDTV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Soft pillow top mattress, 23 in HDTV
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This property is beach front, was completely remodeled in the spring of 2012. It includes complimentary beach service during tourist season March 1-Oct 31, to include 1 umbrella and 2 beach chairs. Of course the best amenity is the incredible view of the Gulf of Mexico.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8461537 based on 26 reviews
Trussville Al
5

Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very comfortable, clean and what a view from the balcony. We sat on the balcony every morning and enjoyed the beautiful ocean view and gorgeous weather. Thank you Dinah for sharing your vacation home with us. We hope to come back soon.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay, I do make every effort to ensure my guests have a beautiful, clean and comfortable condo. And the view just can't be beat! I hope you will stay again in the future.
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Tennessee
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful condo was in a great location with an incredible view. It was clean and well equipped. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Awesome visit to Destin

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful location, wonderful condo, wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful unit (condo) with a great view, beautiful beaches and water, great time had by all.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Destin Florida, and what a great first time it was! We've been to other parts of Florida and even Alabama, but the beach, water, and the many different things to do, will make us return to Destin. This unit that Dinah let us use for the week was perfect. The unit was up to date and furnished very nicely. It was easy to get to and not very far from the things my family and I like to do.

Hope to stay here again

Thanks again Dinah

Joe

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Joe, for the excellent review! I'm so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. I selected Destin because I agree the beaches are the prettiest there, and the dining and other activities for family just can't be beat. I strive to maintain a clean and updated condo for my guests. I hope you and your family will stay again. Sincerely, Dinah
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5

Loved the location, view was beautiful. Clean.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location, view was beautiful. Clean.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The place was in a great location and the beds were very comfortable. The pool was great and I loved that the building and pool were not across the street. I would stay here again

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sterling Sands is located across the street from “The Trac” amusement park, Merlin’s Pizza (absolutely delicious), and Smoothie King (also absolutely delicious) – on Airport Road. Walk down the beach for lunch at the famous Back Porch restaurant, a Destin tradition. Big Kahuna’s water park is just down the street. For a great meal at a great price, try Fisherman’s Warf or Dewey Destin's to the west on 98. Marina Cafe offers a 5 star dining experience.The famous Destin HarborWalk, with all its attractions is just a short drive west, as well as McGuire’s Irish Pub, where you can have a delicious Sunday brunch. The famous Another Broken Egg is another favorite breakfast spot. Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is just east of the complex. Destin Commons, a fabulous shopping and dining area and the Bass Pro Shop are a short drive to the east. Continue east to the famous outlet shops.

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

1. No Pets, No Smoking.
2. You have an option of a $300 refundable damage deposit or the $59 nonrefundable VRBO damage Protection, if you book through VRBO. If you book directly with me you also have the option of a $300 refundable damage deposit or a $59 nonrefundable damage waiver. See Rental Agreement for more details.
3. As a rule I do not book stays that overlap two weeks (for instance, generally I do not book wed to wed, sun to sun, or thurs to tues). During slower periods I might do so at my discretion.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.