About the property
- Townhome2500 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay5 - 7 nights
5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 4 Bath, (Sleeps 14)
WELCOME TO “FRANGISTA SANDS” WHERE DESTIN FLORIDA MEETS THE GULF OF MEXICO!!!
FRANGISTA SANDS is a spectacular beach front residence located on Scenic Gulf Drive, in an upscale private neighborhood called Frangista Beach.
Scenic Gulf Drive is perfect for morning runs, bike rides or just a stroll to the surf shop. There are several restaurants for dinner or lunch in walking distance. As renters you have access to the heated community pool with waterfall and changing/bathrooms. You will be given a private code upon booking; it is a 2 minute walk out the front door.
Frangista Sands is our vacation home. We take great pride in our home and only rent to families and no one under 25. We have wonderful caretakers who have been with us for years and they too take pride in our home and treat our guests with the same respect.
Frangista Sands is always one of the most popular beach rentals in the area, with its upscale furnishings and amenities it is always a top choice.
This is a spectacular beach front property, with large space and great location. As one of our Guests wrote in her review “DO YOURSELF A FAVOR AND STAY HERE”!!!
Let’s start to imagine your beach vacation. Whether you are a group of fun couples or having a family reunion this is the right spot!
When you enter in the marble entry hall you can see straight thru to one of the wonderful covered balcony’s looking at the beach!
The first floor features a brand new King-size bedroom with a shared full bath and 55” LCD Smart TV with built in Broadband to access Netflix, internet and more. Access to the splash pool (hot tub) and beach with sliding glass doors. For your morning coffee or the evening dip in the hot tub.
In the hallway is a wet bar area.
The second bedroom is the custom bunk room, a real favorite for both children and adults. Queen beds on the bottom and full beds on the top with the staircase between, no ladder climbing!
This room has a 42” wall mounted flat panel LCD with Blue Ray, DVD (Game hook up ready) The elevator is also located on the first floor, perfect for suitcases, groceries and of course our guests.
The second floor features a brand new large living and dining area with a high end kitchen with spectacular views that can be seen from the entire area!
There is a large dining table that seats 8 as well as three at the island. The family room is complete with a 60’ smart LCD TV with built in Chromecast, Broadband to access Netflix and internet, DVD and high speed internet throughout the house.
Six floor to ceiling sliding doors highlight the view and access the balcony where an additional dining table which seats six and two additional club chairs with cocktail table.
The third bedroom is a Queen bedroom located on the second floor with access to a full hall bathroom that doubles as a powder room, spacious walk in closet with a 42” LCD TV.
Stairs or elevator to the third floor, here you find the 4th bedroom which has a queen size bed and full bath. The 5th bedroom is the King Master Suite located on the beach side with a covered balcony perfect for dolphin watching in the morning or stargazing at night. It has a full master bath, double sinks, shower stall, whirlpool Jacuzzi and a 42” LCD TV. A comfortable club chair and ottoman for a guest who's had just enough sun and need some quiet time but still wants the view or wants to catch up on a TV show.
We hope you enjoy our home as much as much as we do.
Sleeping: 2 King, 4 Queens, 2 Full Beds.
PRIVATE BEACH ACCESS WITH DAILY BEACH SERVICE, BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED AND PROFESSIONALLY DECORATED. LET THE SILKY WHITE BEACH AND EMERALD WATERS LURE YOU TO THIS OASIS. THREE STORIES WITH YOUR OWN ELEVATOR, FIVE BEDROOMS, FOUR BATH, THREE COVERED BALCONIES OVERLOOKING THE GULF OF MEXICO.
-Private Heated Spa Pool
-Private Heated Community Pool with waterfall
-Private Beach Access 17 Steps onto the Sugar White Sands
-La Dolce Vita Beach Service, Daily Beach service, 2 chairs and Umbrella set
-Stainless Steel Appliances
-Family Room & 1st Floor Master 55' Smart/Internet enabled LCD flat panel wall mounted with Blu Ray DVD
- 42" LCD TV's in Every Bedroom
-Wireless High Speed Broadband Internet Access
-Three Covered Gulf-front balconies
-Tents and canopies are not allowed on the beach.
-You can contract extra chairs, umbrella, paddle boards, sea kayaks and much more through La Dolce Vita Beach Service "destinbeachservice.com"
-We do not provide beach towels.
Keywords: Oceanfront Beach House Private Spa Private Beach Large Private Community Pool
Robert & Mary Pat Brody
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 23, 2018
About Robert & Mary Pat Brody
My wife and I purchased this home in 2005, pre-construction. We are the original owners and maintain our home as we do our primary home in Connecticut. We take tremendous pride in our home, we have a dedicated team of people in Destin who take care of our home when we are not there.
Robert & Mary Pat Brody purchased this Townhome in 2005
Why Robert & Mary Pat Brody chose Miramar Beach
Our Home is truely the top of the line on Frangista Beach. We are the original owners. We only rent to families, no College Students.
What makes this Townhome unique
This is our vacation home not just rental property.
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Perfect location right on the sand!
Great house! Owners are very accommodating. We had a wonderful time!
Awsome location and great home a most rent
Well it's called Frangista Sands but our family has nicknamed it “Fantastic Sands”
We arrived at on a beautiful sunny Saturday ready to hit the beach !
A family reunion was planned and a week filled with either much to do or nothing at all !
The house was even better than the photos showed , which I know from previous renting is not always the case.
The kids settled into the “super cool” as they said bunk bedroom and we were blown away with the views of the Gulf of Mexico from all 3 stories. Other family members were equally as happy with their bedrooms for the week. We were ready to hit the sand , and well hit it.. we did .. or hit us.. down the steps and bam! turquoise water and white sands were our backyard for the next 7 days .
We so enjoyed our vacation, the house had everything we needed . We enjoyed the blender for morning smoothies and evening Pinna Colada’s. The linens were fresh and clean and extra towels were under every sinks.
The caretakers stopped by and made sure we had settled in . The owners were great as well, they had emailed us tons of great information about the area prior to our arrival and even called us when we arrived to make sure things were to our standards, something I have never experienced with previous rental home owners.
Destin has so much to offer , we enjoyed all the local hot spots that Destin had to offer. The teenagers enjoyed The amusement park called The Track one night and the choice of dining was endless.
We loved the home and would recommend it to all our friends. It was more than we could have ever expected for a great vacation enjoyed by all. We are already looking to book it for the next summer for a repeat of our Fantastic Family Reunion at Frangista Sands.
Good and Bad Points to this Rental
There are many good things about the property, but I want to write a fair review and include the points that you should know as a potential renter. If I would have known some of these things, we would have continued to look. For $9500 a week, we had high expectations. The owners were extremely responsive and did care about everything being done well for us. Our expectations were met with the location of this property and the amazingly beautiful beach that is private for members of the Frangista Sands community. It was less crowded than the public beaches, but being that we were there during a peak summer week, there were still many people around. The actual rental is one half of the house that you see on the picture. It is three stories tall and has comfortable sleeping room for 8 adults and a bunk room that comfortably sleeps 4 kids. There are bathrooms for the adult bedrooms but none for the kids' room and that created a challenge since we had teenagers in that room. There is an elevator and that was helpful. We found the kitchen to be just "okay" - not well stocked. We had to buy dish towels and there were no measuring spoons. We had to re-wash all of the utensils when we arrived - they had food on them. The 'living area" is extremely small and wasn't conducive to all of us sitting together. We understand that the house has to be turned quickly, but we found a LOT of dirt and dust under beds and behind furniture. We had to reach under the bed when we dropped something and found a pacifier stuck to the floor - it had obviously been there a long time. We had several maintenance issues while there - a chirping smoke detector, a clogged shower drain, and a leak in the spa that drained it daily. We had to call several times before they came out - none of the issues were resolved before we left the property. Despite all of this, we had a nice time. Here are the things that I wish I would have known: there is a very steep wooden staircase that leads to the beach. We had our elderly parents with us and had a lot of trouble navigating the stairs. This isn't an issue at all for healthy people with no physical limitations, but you should be aware that you can't get to the beach without using a staircase. There are no hairdryers and no gas grill at the property. The community pool is very small and is about two blocks away. You are not allowed to have shade tents on the beach. They do provide two chairs and an umbrella.
Amazing location and a fantastic home
Our experience was excellent from beginning to end. The owners were very responsive to all of our inquiries. The house itself was amazing. Having direct beach access was fantastic! No long walks and no crossing roads with little kids. We had 5 kids ages 5 to 13 and they were all able to go to the beach on there own and we could watch them from the balconies. There are a couple of fun beach restaurant / bars within walking distance, Pompano Joe's and the Whale Tail. Plenty of room for everyone in our party to have a room and beds. The "bunk house" was perfect for the kids, they loved it. The house was very clean and had everything we needed for cooking and entertaining. Highly recommend this house to anyone who has a medium to large group and loves the beach!
What a lovely experience!
This beautiful home was perfect for our family vacation! Lovely interior decorating throughout and completely furnished with all the comforts of home. The pictures on the website are a clear indication of just how lovely this home is. Private white sand beach right outside your door with clear emerald blue water which was great for snorkeling. We enjoyed the great location of this home which was within walking distance to Pompano Joe's a delicious seafood restaurant as well as a great coffee shop across the street. We highly recommend this vacation home as we have already booked our next vacation here!!!
Couldn't Be Better!
This home is wonderful! We took our grown children for a family get together late in the season. Blessed with perfect weather and the beach was incredible! House sits on a quiet area (October) and we had the beach practically to ourselves, pure white sands were excellent. Now the house...it was lovely and more than comfortable for a group. The home is first class, decorated for the beach but very very tasteful. Every amenity you would ever need. We had an issue when we first arrived but the owner was on the phone asap getting it fixed. All communication with the owner was very easy, before and during our trip. Elevator is a great perk for moving luggage and the kitchen has everything you need. Family room table sits eight so that is also a plus for dining and game nights! We would definitely stay here again, couldn't be better!!
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees. There is a 2.75% Convenience Fee for Credit Cards Payments, No Charge for Checks. Taxes and cleaning fee not included... Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. No College Groups, This is a Family Rental ONLY! NO BOOKINGS UNDER 25 YRS OF AGE! *add $35.00 per day to heat Spa Pool (available Oct-April if needed) Tents and canopies are not allowed on the beach. We have contracted with the beach service to provide 2 beach chairs and Umbrella daily during your stay. Additional Large umbrellas, chairs, paddle boards and sea kayaks can be rented through the onsite beach service.