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Dinah Williams

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Beach Front Platinum, Recently Renovated

17 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Emerald Coast-Destin Area Condo Rental Photos and Description

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

This lovely, direct beach front condo has 2 bedrooms and is on the 6th floor. 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 available, 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 Fisherman’s Warf 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
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Dinah Williams (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Why Dinah Williams 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!

Reviews

4.8
based on 17 traveler reviews

Beach Front Platinum, Recently Renovated
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews
5

Location! Location! Location!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to stay! The condo is beautiful! Marble counter tops, neat & clean and the location of the unit was high enough to see the beautiful emerald water, beach and pool below and low enough to see the dolphins play. The air conditioner worked great. Kept the condo nice and cool for sleeping. The water pressure was better than I have at home! Big TV's. The kitchen has everything you need. We bought a whole bunch of seafood at the Ice House and tried all kinds of fish that we can't get at home. Trigger fish was my favorite. I have bad knees, and the elevator was close to the door, and trash shoot just down the hall. The condos are one of the closest walks to the beach than the other condos. Because of my knees needed to get close as possible! Free chair set up waiting for you when ever your ready! We loved just sitting out on the balcony watching the ocean. It seemed almost like a private facility. I felt like I belonged there! Permanent residences are very nice to the guests, by greeting us in the elevator or answering a question. They treat you as if you're their neighbor! The pool was warm and clean and just down the elevator. Located through a tunnel in parking garage. No tracking through a lobby in your wet suit. Bathrooms and vending/ice machines down there also, so you don't have to go to your condo. But most, is the location of the building. Shopping, gift shops, liquor store, pizza and subway across street, no need to get in your car. Building smack dab in the middle of everything! One way Destin Commons, Whole Foods, Walmart and the other is the Harbor Walk to rent boats or schedule water activities. The owner Dinah was a pleasure to work with. I had a special request that she took care of for me. Thank you Dinah! I hope we can come back many more times! Everything about this place we loved! It was a great girls vacation!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this glowing review! I am so glad that you had a good time, and I hope you will stay again next year!
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Delaware
5

Destin vacation

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect!!!! Very comfortable & the kitchen had everything you will need to cook at home. What was represented on the web site was exactly what you got. The whole facility was clean & friendly.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at my condo, and really appreciate the great review. I hope you two stay again the next time you are in Destin.
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5

Beautiful ocean front view!

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with our first trip to Destin. The condo was conveniently located and had a great ocean front view , was clean and decorated beautifully. We had everything we needed. The owner was fantastic to work with! We would love to go again!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I hope you and your family can stay again next year.
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5

Relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed a week at this beautiful condo and we were pleased from the first email inquiry. Dinah is a joy to work with! The condo is gorgeous, the property is amazing, the beach is all that Destin is....perfect! We loved our week and will be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for the excellent review!
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Pataskala, Ohio
5

Lovely Condo with Great View

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Destin, and would definitely recommend this unit to others. It is very clean and updated. The view is gorgeous, and the pool is very nice. We enjoyed the beach service daily on the beautiful beach. The unit is close to many restaurants and other activities. It was the perfect location. The owner was wonderful to work with, and we hope to come back soon.

Sincerely,

Family from Ohio

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay, and I thank you for the great review. I hope you stay at my condo the next time you come to Destin.
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Lebanon, TN
5

The PERFECT Condo

  • 5 of 5

The PERFECT place for my much needed rest and relaxation. The description of this unit was spot on. The listing photo's were like seeing it in real time. A very clean and fresh feeling environment. Mrs. Dinah was very quick to respond to my email and answered her phone promptly. She was very kind and easy to work with. I would definitely recommend renting this unit and I plan to do so again and again.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and thanks so much for the great review. I hope you two decide to stay again next year.
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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. 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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Rates & Availability

Sterling Sands Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Early Autumn 2016
Aug 13 2016 - Oct 28 2016
4 night minimum stay
$199
$1,150
 
 
Spring Break 2017
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 14 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,495
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 15 2017 - May 12 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$220
$1,200
 
 
Late Spring 2017
May 13 2017 - May 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$245
$1,650
 
 
Early Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,895
 
 
Peak Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,025
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,850
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$129
$1,000
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90 + Tax
Damage Waiver $49
Tax Rate 11.0%

No Pets, No Smoking.

I accept checks.
Deposit and signed rental agreement required to reserve the property. The booking deposit is deducted from the balance due with $49 damage waiver; or pay a refundable damage deposit. Refundable damage deposit is in lieu of booking deposit, but is not deducted from the balance due.
Booking deposit due within 7 days of booking. 50% at 60 days, balance 30 days prior to arrival.

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Amenities

Emerald Coast-Destin Area Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 891 sq. ft.
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
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
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • 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
  • 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.

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