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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,710 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Stressless beach vaca NO dragging beach stuff to beach, 4 Bdrms built on sand!

Your own private backyard is your beach! Home built on the sand not across the street. Wake up and have coffee on your beach deck in your jammies and have your late night snack under the stars on the beach deck or bring your chairs down to the water with friends and make memories to the moon glistening off of the water with your feet in the sand. Being your own private beach no permit is needed for a wedding. The only way to get closer to the water is to be on a boat!! Once you stay here you will be spoiled!


Only thing between your private over sized beach deck and the water is the sand (your private beach).

This is Beach front beach house nothing in between!! Destin directly on the beach/Gulf. Step off your private super large deck into the sand of your own private beach. Lean you beach chairs at the deck no dragging them back and forth across a street. WE supply some beach chairs. The beach is your backyard. Sleeps up to 16 people. 3 story Townhouse almost 3000 sq. ft. 4 parking spaces. 2 living areas. Fully equipped kitchen main level plus mini kitchen on beach level. Large master open your eyes in bed and see the beach / gulf with out lifting your head off the pillow. Private Master balcony. 2 bedrooms have private full baths. Main level has gigantic living room with spectacular views of your private beach and emerald green gulf. Watch the dolphins swim by. Beach level 2 bedrooms full bath, living room, a galley kitchen with large beach level deck with, tables and chairs etc. Cable TV/Free WiFi. Bed linens/bathroom towels are provided. Great for winter holidays w/Fireplace in the living room. Linens, Beach towels, some spices, 4 beach chairs, 1 beach umbrella, high chair, portable crib included.

Walk to Captain Dave's, Kenny D's and The Crab Trap. A 10 minute beach walk to Pampano Joe's. Many beach activities such as dolphin excursions, fishing, water parks, amusement parks, zoo, marine park, sea doo's, helicopter rides, beach dining to fine dining, many grocery stores and lots of shopping. House is 22 miles from Fort Walton Regional Airport (VPS).

Great for beach weddings, events and large parties, too!

Interested in beach wedding planning/coordination, beach engagement/proposal planning/coordination, or other event planning? Let us know - we can help!

See our other properties - Beachfront Bliss Green Reef 6 (property #4336942) sleeps 23 and is RIGHT ON THE SAND, too! Also, Tranquility in the Palms sleeps over 21 people, property #421432.

Beautiful Places: Destin, Fla., Asheville, N.C.

Emeril Lagasse takes you to Destin Fla., and Asheville, N.C.

More Details

Property Manager
Owner Kimberly Giordano
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Owner Kimberly Giordano

I purchased my long time dream home in 2011. The season was starting. Due to laws I could not do renovations until 2012. At that time I did large major things such as New Air conditioners and moved them off small deck for less noise. I also built and over sized beach deck that is unique to most other places. Along with fresh bedspreads, new linens. Things to make the house clean and beach ready.

Since then my attention is on the inside adding more appliances, decorating just updating for beauty. Please review ALL reviews. I truly enjoy reading the guest book and learning of first sight of beach at 80 years old and a swim, weddings, family reunions etc. It makes my heart happy that I can share something that brings so much joy to my family and friends and more! This is a dream home for me. I have dreamed about it since I was 8 years old. I take pride in it and I want to share it with others so they can make fabulous memories here.

Owner Kimberly Giordano purchased this townhome in 2011

Why Owner Kimberly Giordano chose Destin

Rare they do not build them on the beach this close to the water anymore. Out house is not the typical narrow place that most are.

We have super wide rooms with mutiple large floors to ceiling windows that look out at our deck, beach and water. This is a hassle free holiday. Think of walking out to your backyard. The beach is our private backyard. We own from wall to wall of our house all the way down to the water. If you are out on the beach and you have forgotten something it isn't a big deal to walk in and get it or go to the bathroom because you are just a few steps into the house. At beach level we have a second kitchen with a full size fridg, sink and dishwasher...makes it easy for beach food and drinks and after eating dinners and lunches out on the deck or beach the dishwasher is right for you to load. No need to lug up to kitchen level. I have tried to make this the most relaxing beach vacation anyone could have.

Also if you want a little people population just walk the beach to the end of our complex, Capt Dave's has happy hour, Pampano Joe's had Volleyball, a beach bar , happy hour, The Crab Trap has a beach bar, a beach playground etc... shopping and entertainment is within 2 come relax and play on the powdery white sand and the beautiful emerald waters of our Beach House. Green Reef 18. Cheers to your next holiday here!

What makes this townhome unique

Hard to find home is built directly on the sand/beach. Great for Beach Weddings!

No lugging beach chairs and toys back and forth or having to cross a street. lean your chairs for the night on the sand fence at your beach deck..

Wide open rooms with floor to ceiling windows for room for everyone.

Two kitchens, two living rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths.

The views from every floor are tremendous. being directly on the beach and stepping off your deck onto the sand cannot be easier.

Have your wedding here and then stay for your Honeymoon. We also own another unit if this complex that sleeps additional 20 people along with other homes we own within 3 minute golf cart ride. Have your reception pool side at another of our homes. We can coordinate officiant, photographer, make up, hair, catering etc..

two living areas great for multiple families or teenagers having one area to themselves.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hello Kimberly,

Our stay could not have been better! We had PERFECT weather the entire week and everything at the house was just fine. We so appreciate your generosity in sharing your wonderful home with us.

Thanks again, wishing you and your family many blessing and a wonderful holiday weekend!

Teri and Darryl
May 2013
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Destin Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2710 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Full refund within 90 days of check in date. No refund from 90 days of check in date. no smoking inside no moving furniture inside home/off of decks
  • we do not accept groups of people 25 and under. for everyone under 25 there must be one adult over 25 on the premises per every 2 people under 25.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower , private master bath
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , private 2nd bedroom
    Full 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , beach level
    Half 1 - toilet , main level, also has washer and dryer.
  • Master has private bath. 2nd bedroom upstairs has private bath. Beach level two bedrooms share a full bathroom. Main level 1/2 bath has laundry facilities washer and dryer.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , bunkbed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • ADDITIONAL 8 people SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS: 2 queen size sleeper sofas in main living room. 1 queen sleeper sofa in beach level living room 2 custom sleeping beds in living area (each sleeps 1)
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 beach chairs
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This is unique to Destin. Most vacation rentals are beach front but across a street from the beach. We are the rare built ON the beach homes. Our house we own from wall to wall of our house right doen to the water. It is YOUR beach when you stay here. Private and hassle free. Not far from fun if you walk down beach less then two building down you will find Captain Daves, 1/2 mile down beach is The Crab Trap, and 8/10th's of a mile downthe beach is Pampano Joe's. Across the street 2/10th of mile is kenny's D's..I love his Mufalletta's to go for lunch. Yum. Pampano's had volleyball. The Crab Trap has a children's beach playground. Both places have beach bars. Within 3.5 miles are fun night activities for the kids, go carts, water park, rides.. we have outlet shopping 2 miles away along with The Commons upscale shopping..Guess Bebe Hard Rock Cafe..Lots of dining and shopping within 1-2 miles of house. ALso movies, billiards. An aquarium is within 10 miles. sea doo etc rent on beach.


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Location and private beach was amazing !

  • 5 of 5

Kim - I stayed at the mansions in "destiny by the sea" a few years ago it cost more, not on the beach - your place blew those away waking up everyday to that view and having your own beach well worth it !

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow. Thank you for such a wonderful review. It warms my heart to see our vacationers so happy. We look forward to your return. Kimberly
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The Parnell Family

  • 5 of 5

I knew I was in heaven From the minute I stepped into the front door of the foyer (with the personal greeting waiting for our family) and out onto the deck and into the sugar white sand.

We had many storms during our visit and we sat in the living room with clear view of the beach. Kimberly's design of her deck allows full view of the beach from the living room level.

The bottom deck is almost fully open to the sun. You might consider bringing a canopy for this if you have children that will be playing there for long periods of time. This was well worth it to have the view of the ocean from the living room instead of having a LR deck.

I LOVED the furniture the master deck has on it. It was very comfortable.

The townhouse was clean and as described. Lets just say there were no negatives with our stay :)

We hope to stay again next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The excitement of you review thrills me. Thank you. Just having the house one year makes me happy that you have loved what I loved from the day I walked in and the improvements I have made such as the beach deck and furniture. I will be contantly making the house better year after year. I hope that you get to experience it over and over again to grow with how great the house is going to be. Thank you for being a part of my dream and making memories there.
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Nothing beats having a private beach!

  • 5 of 5

We love vacationing in Destin, but honestly it wouldn’t be such an amazing vacation if we had to battle the crowds of the public beach! We have our own little piece of heaven all to ourselves, and it was pure bliss. We can’t wait to go back!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: WE cannot wait to have you back. Thank you
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Amazing view with immediate beach access! Absolutely loved it! Worth every penny

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Green Reef with 3 families....13 if us in all. The house provided everything we could have asked for. The 7 kids could play and be loud and the adults could be upstairs enjoying adult time. Our private beach was right out the back door and we loved it! No crowds! We crab hunted each night and laughed until we cried as we were chased by the silly crabs. It was just a short drive to great places to eat and the girls enjoyed a day of shopping in Seaside. Highly recommend and we hope to make it back next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow Thank you so much. We hope to see you back. Keep in mind we book out a year in advance.
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Great Location, Some Maintenance needed for the Property, Super Stay

  • 4 of 5

The beach location was outstanding! The week’s weather was terrific, the ocean water and beach sand could not have been better. Great place for a family vacation – particularly for our 50th wedding anniversary celebration. Some minor maintenance and facility updates with the house are needed and some areas of the house could have been better cleaned to make the property perfect, but our families had a great time. Destin is a little crowded, and there was some construction (like isn't that everywhere?), but still were able to get to some great excursions. Dolphin watching, waterpark visits, and dinner out at Camille's were excellent. Took some great family pictures on the beach. Lots of fun in the sun and sand! Five star for the location, three star for the property.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and spacious unit.

  • 4 of 5

The town-home was the perfect size for a large family! Fabulous location on the beach! Spacious bedroom and living area.

Kim was great to work with and provided us with amble tourist information so we could plan our stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review.
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On the beach Destin home. Step off your deck and onto the sand. Your private beach located on the Gulf. Panhandle of Florida. This beautiful super spacious townhouse sits on the beach - the beach is your backyard. It is walking distance from Captain Dave's for happy hour or dinner and 1/2 mile to the Crab Trap (makes for a great walk along the beach!) and .08 mile to Pompano Joe's....

Silver Sands outlets and wonderful outdoor mall with all your favorites are within 2 miles. Activities for the kids go carts, water park, and other rides and fun are within 5 miles of town home..

many places to dine, Fudpucker's to Ruth Chris to more family owned places. I would be happy to recommend something for you.

For those who want to relax and sit in the oversized living room and watch the dolphins go by and the kids playing on the beach..or step off your deck and under your umbrella for a beach nap..or in the evening set up a sit down dinner on the beach dress up and put your feet in the sand..or have a family reunion/beach party etc...

want to fish we are few short miles to a charter.

Other Activities: movies, major shopping, outlet shopping, dining, amusements, deep sea fishing, snorkling, dolphin watching, dinner cruises, beach front bars and dinning, bicycling, roller blading, surfing etc.

Golf: many golf courses within 5 miles of beach house.

Ski: Boats can be rented to water ski nearby


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning $275 + Tax

Saturday to Saturday 7 night rental.
Security deposit is 100% refundable up to 89 days prior to check in at 90 days prior to check in the security deposit becomes your damage deposit.

Thank you.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund