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MAY--- Great time at the Beach---- Book Now!!!!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • children welcome


About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

You are invited to our 'Corner of Heaven' on the world's most beautiful beaches.

Southbay by the Gulf is a community of privately owned townhomes.

Just park at your door and avoid all those High-Rise Headaches, No elevators or lobbies

No roads to cross!

Our 3 BR townhome is POOLSIDE with your own private patio Unit 67

Family-friendly resort


FREE BEACH SERVICE--Umbrella and 2 chairs with Summer weekly rental

On property-- two lighted tennis courts

Fresh-water lake (fishing allowed)

Beautiful beach 50 steps away

Nearby-Outlet Mall-shoppers' paradise,

Restuarants-Great Gulf seafood,



Some of the amenities in our spacious 1300 square foot home


NEW remodeled kitchen





Glass-top oven

MORE cookware than you will EVER want to use.

Full-size washer and dryer

Living room with sleeper sofa


Dining Room

Half bath


ALL Mattresses are protected with

'INVISICASE SURROUND PROTECTION' the world's most revolutionary BED BUG and Allergen Control System


Flat-screen TV in MBR

MBR has private bath

Second BR has queen bed--shared bath

Third BR has 2 twin beds----shared bath

ALL bedrooms have ceiling fans

During your visit, sun and swim,stroll the beautiful grounds, enjoy tennis, or feed the ducks and turtles in our 5 acre freshwater lake (you can fish, too) SO, bring your beach towels and meet someone special at our Gazebo and enjoy the beautiful Sunset on Destin's magnificent emerald waters.

Keywords: Townhouse

More Details

Judy Parsons
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

About Judy Parsons

Hello. We are baby-boomers with a little piece of the beautiful white sands and the emerald waters of Destin. We have personally handled the rentals on our townhomes since 1988. So please feel at ease to enjoy the experience of renting from us and the use of our townhomes. Don and Judy Parsons

Judy Parsons purchased this townhome in 1990

Why Judy Parsons chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We found our 'Home Away from Home' several years ago vacationing in Destin. We visited many places before deciding on Southbay. The complex is family-friendly and has that 'Old Florida'feeling. Just park at your door with no hassles. All the amenities of the complex are very convenient--beach, pool, tennis courts, fresh-water lake and more.

What makes this townhome unique

Unit 67 is our 3 BR poolside townhome. Please enjoy the private patio adjacent to the pool for your outdoor dining and relaxing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed our family time at your condo #67. We took our family including our married son, his wife and new grand daughter! We chose this unit because it was so close to the pool and easy access to the beach. With a new baby it made it so convenient to run back to our condo when needed. We ate in most nights and your kitchen had plenty of storage and items needed for making meals. The open family room/dining area was a great space for all 7 of us to hang out and play games! I also loved having a washer/dryer in the unit. This was our first time to Destin and we enjoyed the beautiful beach, mini golfing, go-carts and shopping at the outlet mall! It was a great week just being together as a family!
Aug 2012
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Destin Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1) All mattresses protected with 'INVISICASE SURROUND PROTECTOR' the world's most revolutionary BED BUG and ALLERGEN Control System, Queen size Beds (1) All mattresses protected with 'INVISICASE SURROUND PROTECTOR' the world's most revolutionary BED BUG and ALLERGEN Control System, Twin or Single Beds (2) All mattresses protected with 'INVISICASE SURROUND PROTECTOR' the world's most revolutionary BED BUG and ALLERGEN Control System, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
FREE BEACH UMBRELLA AND 2 CHAIRS during your summer weekly rental,Pool, Ceiling fans, Large walk-in closets, Private patios, Flat Screen TVs


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

MAY--- Great time at the Beach---- Book Now!!!!
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 16 reviews
Paris, Arkansas


  • 5 of 5

I absolutely LOVED this town home. My family (four adults, one 15-year old boy, one 10-year old girl) and I arrived after a very arduous 14-hour drive and were exhausted. It was so comfortable, and spacious, and spotless. And the location was just fabulous! The Pancakery and the Mellow Mushroom Pizza place (along with Sunsations, where you can buy almost anything Destin!) were literally right around the corner! The location of this place is just perfect! The pool really is that close to the back patio. There were tons of beach toys in the outside closet. For those of you that worry about water pressure in your showers? Don't! Fabulous showers! It's a short walk to the beach. And the beach, in my opinion, is so breathtakingly beautiful. The sands really are sugar white, and cool on your feet, which was a new experience for me! And you will not find a better owner to deal with than Judy Parsons. She was so helpful, and so kind throughout this entire process. I highly recommend this town home AND these owners!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. We try very hard to provide a great experience for our guests. This review will be helpful for our future guests. Blessings... Judy Parsons
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Woodland, MS

Memories made

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. It was 3 teenagers and 4 adults with one the adults being almost 8 months pregnant. The townhouse was right at the patio and just a short walk to the beach. Townhouse was very accommodating. We had complementary beach service for the whole week. The beach guy was great!!!! Will be keeping info on this townhouse for next year's vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay in our townhouse. We really appreciate the great review. This is helpful for our future guests. Hope to help you with your vacation again. Blessings, Judy
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Nashville TN

Extremely Nice Condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo was much more than I expected. Extremely nice, neat and clean and in a beautiful community. 75 yards from the beautiful beach and the pool is right outside the patio doors. It has all the amenities of home. God's willing, I plan to return next year. Thank you Mrs. Parsons!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kindness. Our future guests will know what to expect when they book with us. Blessings, Judy Parsons
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Chattanooga TN

Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

Very nice clean spacious townhouse. Enjoyed the closeness of pool and convenient to the beach. Owner was very good about everything.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. This review will give future guests valuable information about our service. Hope we can help you again with your vacation. Blessings, Judy and Don Parsons
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Albany, GA


  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed staying in this Southbay townhouse. It was perfect for our group that included 4 adults and 2 children. Being able to step out our back door to the pool worked out great with small children. The beach was just a couple of minutes walk away with only 5 steps to go down! The owners also included a complimentary beach setup (1 umbrella and 2 chairs). Southbay is in a fabulous location with many restaurants and activities close by if you want to venture out, but for us the beautiful beach was enough! What sets this unit apart from the others are the owners! Don and Judy are great! I had a few general questions before we arrived and whether I texted, called, or emailed I always got a prompt response. We will definitely rent from the Parsons again!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We try very hard to have the best experience for our guests. This review will give future rentals an example of the experience they will have, too. Thank you. again....
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Fun Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We immensely enjoyed our stay at Unit 67 in Southbay. The unit itself was very comfortable and had all the kitchen items, pillows and bedding needed. We had 2 adults, a 17 year old, 8 and 6 year old and the bed types worked great for us. All the beds were comfortable. The owners were very easy to work with and readily available to answer questions. This unit backs up to the pool which was great after a long day at the beach the kids could jump right in for more swimming. The beach is very close maybe 2 minutes walk and that's while toting cooler, rafts etc. The rental includes 1 Umbrella and 2 chairs setup at the beach which was a great plus as we flew in and didn't have any chairs with us. The patio has a storage closet that has a charcoal grill and maybe a few leftover rafts from other renters (we left a couple there and there were some when we arrived), and there is an air hose at the pool so you can blow up any floats too! The complex has a lake that is full of turtles and you can fish too. Parking is in front of the unit so it's super easy to load and unload. We will be back (hopefully soon!)

A great choice for family fun is the Harborwalk which is about 2.5 miles away. Of course the restaurants there are pricey because it's a tourist area and you are paying for the views which are spectacular, but there are free parades, concerts, and fireworks on different nights seasonally, and they have a small midway with carnival games for the little ones and zip lines for the teens (not free of course). You can also walk along the harbor for about a mile or so and see all the boats and if you are lucky like us dolphins. Also here on the docks is Destin Snorkel which has Sunset dolphin cruises and dolphin/snorkel cruises. We did both and had a great time.

AJ's is a good choice for dinner with the kids or drinks, food and dancing later in the evening, they always have great bands and their peel and eat shrimp was way larger than at other restaurants we went to.

McGuires is a Destin favorite with dollar bills stapled all over walls and ceilings. The food is good pub fare salads, burgers steaks etc and it is always busy. Go early or be prepared for a bit of a wait (if you don't care about AC go upstairs to get a table faster)

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Great information for future guests. Hope we can make vacation plans with your family again... Blessings, Judy
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Big Kahuna's
"Great place for family fun"
A J's Restaurant
"Great seafood and atmosphere. Watch the boats come in."
Track Family Recreation Center
"Great family fun!"
Destin Commons
"Great shopping, restaurants, movie theater"
The Back Porch
"Great food and wonderful view, right on the beach. 30 minute walk from condo to the east."
Donut Hole
"Where the locals go for breakfast, sandwiches, and desserts. Try the Key Lime Pie!"
Mellow Mushroom
Bonefish Grill
"Great food....."
Harbor Docks
Smith's Antiques Mall
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
"Shop til you drop!!!!!"
"All your grocery shopping needs, flowers, beach supplies"
Ciao Bella Pizza Da Guglielmo
"Great pizza!!!"
Boathouse Oyster Bar
"Great casual dining"
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Northwest Regional Airport, Ft. Walton Beach, FL

Parasail, Jet-ski, Water Park, Gulfarium, Antique Mall


Rates & Availability

Destin Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Break
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 8 2017 - May 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 20 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $90 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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