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One of the largest two bedroom units in the Destin area. Destin Gulfgate #105

28 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Destin Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, Two Bath, Sleeps 8, Overlooking Beautiful Destin Beach and the Gulf

Recently renovated, this unit has Designer Furniture with King poster bed in the Master and two queens in the Guest, all with new pillow-top bedding. Design work executed by an experienced and registered Designer. Handsome new bedspreads for both bedrooms. Gulfgate Unit #105 boasts new 20" porcelain tile, granite countertops, and up-to-date kitchen appliances. Special kitchen has plenty of extras for the 'guest Chef'. DAZZLING WITH MORE UPGRADES.......New kitchen cabinets and new Living Room furniture, tile and accent rugs. Bathrooms have designer cabinetry, spacious mirroring, hand-painted wall decor and jacuzzi in the Master. Four TVs, including DVDs and VCRs for your pleasure. Bar area with ice machine and ceiling fans in all rooms, round out more of the amenities. Mirrored walls in the LR and Master bring the Gulf inside to you. Enjoy wireless Wi-Fi high-speed internet in the unit. Non-smoking.. The greatest amenity is that you don't HAVE to use the elevator to go to beach. Unit 105 is just above the parking on the side of the building CLOSEST TO the swimming pool and fitness center and close to the beach entrance without going through the lobby. Sitting on the balcony makes one feel like they are ON THE BEACH ALREADY. You will find this one of the greatest amenties of 105!

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Ralph and Jeffry Armstrong (Owner)
Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english, spanish, A little Espanol!!!!!

About Ralph and Jeffry Armstrong

We are a 'divided' household with one from 'Ole Miss' and one from 'Mississippi State'. Both of us started coming to Destin for vacations when we were just kids and NOW in our next 'kid' life, we spend about 50% of our time either fishing or 'beaching' in Destin.

Ralph and Jeffry Armstrong purchased this condo in 1997

Why Ralph and Jeffry Armstrong chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Location! Location! Location! That describes Destin Gulfgate perfectly. Destin Gulfgate is right in the middle of Destin....It is close to everything. We also bought into Gulfgate because of the quality of construction and the size of the units. Since our family likes to cook, we thought that the size of the kitchen allowed for family gathering in planning and executing the preparation of meals. Gulfgate is a community that is willing to work to keep the property at its very best with up to date amenities for its owners and rental guests.

What makes this condo unique

Since Destin Gulfgate is only 65 units, its 465 feet of beachfront property.....right on the Gulf of Mexico, allows for everyone using our beach to be comfortable and not crowded. We have one of the best beach services available in Destin and your beach set up of two chairs and a umbrella will be calling you from the time you get up in the morning until the sun is almost going down. The new zero-entrance swimming pool and fitness center will be on your list of MUST DOs!!! Don't forget that with weather permitting, leave your sliding door open to get the benefit of the gentle wave action putting you to sleep at night.......what a great asset of being on the first floor(second level)........also being able to just use the stairway(and not go through the office or use the elevator) is something that makes one feel like they are in an island paradise all to themselves. Some of the other activities that you will enjoy outside, but close to our condo are the following:

The Track Amusement Park is just a very short walk across the street. The Big Kahuna's Water Park is less than 1 mile down the 98 Highway. The Destin Harbor Fishing Fleet, the largest Charter Boat port in Florida, is less than 2 miles away and we can offer good tips on who to charter with. There are 12 World Class G olf courses in the area as well as an easy public course. Destin Commons Village Shopping has many great shops, Bass Pro Shop, Hard Rock Cafe, Bonefish Grill, a Rave Movie theater and others nearby. Silver Shells Outlet Center, the largest Designer Outlet shopping in is within a few miles.

Reviews

4.9
based on 28 traveler reviews

One of the largest two bedroom units in the Destin area. Destin Gulfgate #105
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews
5

Great - just like the last 19 years

  • 5 of 5

Everything was wonderful, even minor issues were fixed right away.

Paula and Geoff

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay in such a lovely condo!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying in Destin Florida. The condo was absolutely stunning. It was directly on the beach. Jeffry's communication with us was alays prompt. I highly recommend renting from them. We made beautiful memories with our family in Destin Florida. We would definitely stay again. Thank you Ralph and Jeffrey!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Great condo

  • 5 of 5

Very nice condo and had a perfect view to the gulf and great access to the Beach

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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4

Fun in the Sun

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our visit to Florida last week staying in this unit right on the beach. The easy access was great as well as the fully stocked kitchen as advertised. The owners were quick to respond to any questions or issues (wifi access) we had during our stay. The unit was very clean and well maintained. It was nice to have the extra beach mats furnished with the unit to go along with the umbrella and chairs to lounge on the beach. Our children also enjoyed tossing the football around on the beach - several other beach items are provided with the unit as well. Great place just to go and just relax. We would recommend this property to our family and friends.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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4

Disappointed in owners, not in property.

  • 4 of 5

The property is beautiful, but please be sure you get every piece of paperwork up front. My husband and I stayed there last March and called to rent again as we left the property April 1st. We were assured the rental would be ours for the next March. When I called last Thursday to check on when I should e check the payment, I found that they had rented it to others. I was told first that an e mail was sent, but that wasn't true. Then the story was changed to a text, not true, either. Your word and integrity are all you have as a human beings and, disappointingly, this was not so with the owners.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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5

Beautiful views and very close to ocean!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay. Beautiful, clean, well-stocked kitchen. Beds are outstandingly comfortable. Patio very large and condo close to water and beautiful views. Owners are attentive to any needs we had. We would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Map

Harry T's Boathouse Rhumbar -- CLOSED
"Sit and watch all the boats go by....fishing boats and pleasure boats with an eye on 'Crab I..."
Dewey Destin Harborside
"This is one of the originals in Destin. They have just put a new location on the harbor. S..."
The Back Porch
"We rate this one a 5 because of the view. Right on the Gulf. In fact from our condo, one c..."
Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar
"Execellent choices. Prepared perfectly and the service is great. Try the Coconut Cake or t..."
Track Family Recreation Center
"Kids and grown-ups alike love this place. Goofy golf, bumper cars and bumper boats. It is ..."
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Back Porch
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
US Hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Back Porch
Nearest Beach
Located on Destin Beach
Car: recommended

The address is 1180 Scenic Highway 98, which means we are not on the busy part of Highway 98. We have tried almost all of the restaurants in a 10 mile area and can give you updates on them all........Walk straight down the beach from our condo to 'The Back Porch'. It is only about 800 feet. Dewey Destin's, Harbor Docks, Tuscany, Mimmo's, La Familia(Italian) and Harry T's are all within about 3 miles. So many choices of where to eat........How about Shake's for a Hot Fudge sundae as a 'nite cap'. We will be glad to fill you in on much much more.

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Rates & Availability

Destin Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late Summer 2016
Aug 14 2016 - Sep 10 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,875
 
 
Fall 2016
Sep 11 2016 - Nov 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
$215
$1,400
$3,500
 
 
Late Fall 2016
Nov 7 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$190
$1,075
$1,900
 
 
Winter 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,075
$2,150
 
 
Spring 2017
Mar 6 2017 - May 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$290
$1,750
 
 
Summer 2017
May 21 2017 - Aug 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,775
 
 
Later Summer 2017
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,875
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

Keys will be mailed to you about three weeks out. Check in time is three o'clock unless there was no one in the unit preceding you. In this case, we will call you to let you know and you will be able to check in earlier. Check out time is 10:00 a.m.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1430 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest bath vanity area separate from toilet/shower area
    Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Vanity area is separated from toilet/shower area
  • Not just 'any ole bathroom'.......Again, in keeping with the whole atmosphere of this Unit, the baths are upscale and really different with marble topped furniture pieces as cabinets. You'll have to see to believe. Hair Dryers furnished in both baths. Luxury towels are of course the fare! Check out the hand-painted murals in the Master.......Palm trees and all.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Guest Bedroom - 2 queen , Has a large closet with sliding mirrored doors
    Master bedroom - 1 king , Has large mirrored closet
  • In the Master Bedroom, one steps into a Caribbean Island paradise with the King bed's Seven-foot posts and the Gentleman's armoire......holding the large flat screen TV and DVD.....The comforter is reminiscent of palm trees rustling in the ocean breezes. Pillow top bedding and high-count sheets round out the most comfortable night's sleep you will ever remember. The vibrant Sun gold colors of the Guest Bedroom are cheerful and mindfully inviting of a West Indies adventure. The rich deep red back drop to the English Colonial Beds sets a mood changing atmosphere for being on 'island time'. Again, pillow top bedding and wonderfully soft high count sheets gives you the best of both worlds........island time and the real world.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This has been our 'home away from home' for about 17 years. It is a place you can go and be comfortable while enjoying peace and quiet OR 'kick up your heels'. Enjoy the quiet serenity of drinking your coffee on the balcony, going out for a gourmet dinner, cooking a great meal in the unit or maybe just watching a great sunset on the beach/balcony.

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