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Brad Fenn

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

Newly remodeled with wonderful Gulf views

13 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Crystal Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Bunk Area, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

'Grand Caribbean West 302 or Grand Caribbean East 309'

This cute condominium is decorated in beachy themes and offers fresh Ralph Lauren paint and a king size bed in the bedroom! If you enjoy cooking, the full-size kitchen comes with complete amenities including all dinnerware and cookware. Enjoy the use of a washer and dryer in your condo. Bunks in the hall provide extra sleeping room, and even a queen-size pull out sofa bed.

Head to the beach; only steps away! Splash in the waves or unwind in a beach chair on the sugar white sand. Cool down in the pool or the hot tub that looks at the Gulf of Mexico. After a leisurely day, relax from your private balcony and watch the beautiful Emerald Coast sunsets.

Things to do in Destin:

Silver Sands Factory stores, just a few miles away has over 100 designer outlet stores. In fact, Silver Sands is the largest designer outlet mall in America! Just a few of the stores are: Polo Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Liz Claiborne, Tommy Hilfiger, Coach, Nike, Reebok, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Some of the restaurants include Panera Bread, Carabba's Italian Grill and Cheeseburger in Paradise.

Even closer than Silver Sands is Destin Commons outdoor mall. Some of the stores include Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor, Belk, Books-A-Million, Maui Nix Surf shop and Bass Pro Shop. For the latest movies there is an AMC Motion Pictures theater. In center court everyone always has fun at the random 'pop up' fountain that kids young and old enjoy playing in and there is a playground area for the kids. Some of the great restaurants include: Smash Burger, Chipotle Grill, Panera Bread, and Johnny Rockets.

Grand Boulevard, just east of Silver Sands and Sandestin, features stores such as Billabong, Brooks Brother County Club, Coldwater Creek, J.Crew at-the-beach and Tommy Bahama's Emporium. Great dining can be found at PF Changs, Flemings, Cantina Laredo and Mitchell's Fish Market.

Big Kahuna's Water park is 3 miles away and has great water rides like Thunder River, Maui Pipeline Speed slides, Lazy River and try surfing on the Honolulu Half Pipe. Keep in mind, what you see from the road is only half of this parks attractions, the other half is on the backside of the mountain!

The Track Amusement Center, 2.5 miles away, has mini golf, water bumper boats, go carts and even great rides for the toddlers. For those brave enough, they also offer bungee jumping.

Destin is known as the 'World's Luckiest Fishing Village' and is home to the largest fishing fleet in the state of Florida. Many charter boats offer half day and full day excursions. Also in the harbor area are glass bottom boats, dolphin cruises, and jet/pontoon boats rentals and Harborwalk village is always hosting events.

Escaping to Destin and staying in our condominium will be your favorite vacation. Make your reservation now!

Sleeping Arrangements for 6 guests:

Bedroom - Queen Bed with private bath

Living Area - Queen Sleeper

Hallway - 1 set of Bunk Beds

Keywords: Condominium

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Brad Fenn (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Brad Fenn

My family and I haved lived in Destin for 15 years and we are originally from Louisiana. Because I live a few miles from this condo, I am here if you need anything during your stay.

Brad Fenn purchased this condo in 2005

Why Brad Fenn chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We bought this condo because we have always loved the Crystal Beach area of Destin. In Crystal Beach, you can get to all the restaurants and shopping via back roads without getting on Hwy 98 and dealing with the traffic.

Reviews

4.8
based on 13 traveler reviews

Newly remodeled with wonderful Gulf views
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
5

Awesome condo !

  • 5 of 5

This condo was awesome! It was exactly as the owner described plus more! The kitchen was fully equipped with everything we needed to prepare meals, more than I have seen in other condos. The little extras such as coffee and creamer samplers and laundry detergent packets for the first night were greatly appreciated. The beach themed decor throughout made the condo very welcoming and inviting and the king size bed was very comfortable. The kids enjoyed the bunk beds in the hallway and the sleeper sofa as well. We always try to stay in the crystal beach area and this condo is in a perfect location. The view from the balcony was awesome and the short walk across the street to the beach was an easy one and not inconvenient at all.

The Owner was very accommodating as we arrived a day early and since the condo was available he sent me a quick invoice and we got an extra night without having to look for another place for one night. I realize this is a long review, however I feel it is well deserved. We will definitely stay here again !

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ideal Getaway condo

  • 5 of 5

Great location in Crystal Beach for an affordable price. The beach is across the street and easy to get to. The place had a view of the pool and beach. The condo was very clean and ideal for a small family or couple. The bed wasn't comfortable so we didn't sleep too well. Bring your own pillow as well as shampoo, detergent and toilet paper! We ran out of what was provided for us. Overall great condo and would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonio, Texas
5

Great View

  • 5 of 5

This condo was very clean and nicely decorated. The view from the balcony is amazing!! There are 6 people in our family and we were very comfortable. We enjoyed being able to ride our bikes to just about anywhere we wanted to go. This was our first time to Destin, we LOVED it! Thanks Brad for all your help.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, Tx
5

A wonderful family vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect for our family spring break vacation! The condo was equipped with everything we needed. Well stocked bathroom and kitchen. The extra added touch of coffee and creamers for the coffeemaker made us feel welcome. We felt safe and secure! Thank you for such a wonderful time. We'd love to return to this condo!!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Yes, I would recommend

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I had a good stay on short notice for about 40 days in January and February. We sold our home and rented this condo while we looked for a more permanent place to stay along the coast.

Positives:

- Brad, the owner, was responsive, accessible, and easy to deal with. This is a big plus, especially given that we weren't able to plan ahead very well given the uncertainty of closing date on our home. He contacted us quickly to iron out details with our rentals.

- Obviously location is great, across street from beach, ocean view from the deck.

- Wifi

- Being able to just open the door to the deck and get the beach air and hear the waves.

- Kitchen was fully functional w/ plenty of pots/pans/etc for extended stay. (Perhaps overstocked as cabinets were full not leaving much room for anything else). We cooked quite a bit though, and it worked out well.

- Washer and Dryer in unit is great.

- King Bed gives plenty of room.

Minor Negatives:

- Be aware this is on the third floor, and access is via steps. If you have much "stuff" it can be a little difficult going up and down. We were staying for 40 days, so had a bit more things to carry up and down than normal.

- When we were there, the building on the floors below us, was undergoing repairs, so almost every morning at 8 the hammering would start. I'm unsure how much longer the work is ongoing, but if you like sleeping in you might inquire.

In total, we had a good stay and I would certainly recommend this condo to others. If you're specifically looking for an owner who's responsive we'd give a +1 for dealing with Brad. He was quicker and easier to work with than some of the other places that we were trying to contact. For us, that made a big difference.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your stay in my condo. The East complex was going though extensive repairs to the balconies but that work is completed.
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Thibodaux, Louisiana
4

Great condo next to the beach!

  • 4 of 5

This bright and cheery little condo fit my family of 4 nicely with its master bedroom and set of bunk beds. It had everything we needed for a quick weekend away at a great price. Directly across the street from the beach and a short drive to lots of shopping and restaurants. Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Fort Walton Beach; airport code VPS
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Camille's or Crab Trap
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Crystal Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
September 6 - October 10
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 10 2016
2 night minimum stay
$110
$750
 
 
October 11 - December 31
Oct 11 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$95
$650
 
 
January 1 - February 29
Jan 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$75
$455
$995
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Waiver $45
Cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Crystal Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size Bed (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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