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Owner Kimberly Giordano

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

ON THE BEACH, SLPS 16 ONLY THING BETWEEN YOU & the WATER IS SAND. Beach wedding

52 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Crystal Beach Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Stressless beach vaca NO dragging beach stuff to beach, 4 Bdrms 3.5 Bth (slps 16

Only thing between your private over sized beach deck and the water is the sand (your private beach). The beach is your backyard. Great for a beach wedding and see Tranquility in the Palms for your reception that sleeps over 21 people property #421432. 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)

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

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

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner Kimberly Giordano (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

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 Emerald Coast-Destin Area

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 miles...so 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.

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.

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

Guestbook comments from the owner

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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Reviews

4.7
based on 52 traveler reviews

ON THE BEACH, SLPS 16 ONLY THING BETWEEN YOU & the WATER IS SAND. Beach wedding
average rating of 4.673077 based on 57 reviews
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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: Aug 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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Great vacation at 18 Green Reef

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at your beach house. The space was great for all of us to spread out and being right on the beach was the best. The decorations in the house are beautiful and very beachy. The only improvements I would suggest is more lighting in the dining room area and a better t.v. for downstairs. That TV ( on the beach level) was very small and only got one channel. Kimberly was very responsive to any problems that arose and went above and beyond to make or stay the best. I would recommend any of my friends or family to use her beach house for their vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I appreciate the suggestions and agree. Those 2 items we will be addressing as we always make improvements and upgrades every year! As for 1 channel I will be addressing this immediately. WE hope to see you back. Thank you Kimberly
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5

Favorite Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

Love this place, Love this location. Owner provides excellent accommodations and communication. Thanks Kim for another great week at your slice of paradise!

--Linda and family from Virginia

May 2016

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!! We hope to see you back :-)
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Lake Charles
5

Perfect Get-Away with gorgeous beach access!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked in we all gasped at this gorgeous place! We had the most wonderful week in paradise. It was so special to have our own private beach and all the amenities that come along with this gorgeous beach house! There was plenty of room for everyone and the double kitchens made it easy for our dual families to cook our own meals. There were plenty of towels, beach toys, chairs, and everything we needed to kick back and relax! We will definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It makes us so happy to hear that you had a great holiday. Thank you. We look forward to your return. Kimberly
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Excellent Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully furnished comfortable house with incredible beach. Beach level deck is amazing. Close to shopping and entertainment. A true jewel.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you We hope to see you return.
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beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at The Beach House April 30th through May 6th. The home was absolutely beautiful! We had a large group of 15 and was very happy to see how large the home is. The view from the main living area is amazing! Although my favorite spot was the HUGE deck overlooking the gulf. I had a couple questions for the owner while we were there and she answered very quickly and was very nice! My next trip to Destin will be spent in this beautiful home!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. It makes me happy to read that you had such a wonderful experience. I look forward to your return. Keep in mind the house books up a year ahead. I wouldn't want you to miss out. Kimberly
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Map

Destin Commons
"Great shopping are 1.5 miles driving. "
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
"Everyone loves the Outlets!! Come out of parking space at the BeachHouse and head East on Sc..."
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
"Another Broken Egg is here. Bars, Dancing, family entertainment and shopping. Fun day time e..."
Pompano Joe's
"A Beach walk away. Beach bar on the beach level along with affordable food. Fun to dine at d..."
Captain Dave's On The Gulf
"Right next to The Beachhouse. Dinner Only. close Jan thru Feb. The also have a happy hour. C..."
Bass Pro Shops
"Fun shopping for men and outdoor enthusiast. 1.5 miles from The Beachhouse."
Another Broken Egg Cafe -- CLOSED
"Super great Breakfast! 2 locations within 2-3 miles."
790 On The Gulf
"1.5 miles from the Beachhouse. A great secret to find. Wonderful beach patio to dine. great ..."
Camille's
"The Best sushi around. Great Pizza. Do not let the location of being on a second floor of a ..."
Fat Clemenza's
"The Best Italian at an affordable price. Homemade pasta's and great Pizza. Cozy Ambience! Co..."
Kenny D's New Orleans Cuisine
"Walk here 5 minutes from The Beach house. I always get to go and bring there food back and e..."
Hurricane Lanes
"fun play time. close to the Beachhouse."
Cuvee Destin
"My favorite for 1/2 appetizers that are delicious and Happy hour 6-9pm with excellent $5.00 ..."
Tuscany Italian Bistro
"Upper Scale Italian. Wonderful dishes. I love this place and highly recommend. see menu in m..."
US Post Office
"close to The Beachhouse. East on Scenic Hwy 98..left before you get to The Outlets."
Publix Super Market
"Convenient shopping. I highly recommend if you are coming in on a Saturday, shop prior to ch..."
Walmart Supercenter
"Convenient for many needs and close to The Beachhouse."
Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park
"Great Family day or night out."
Crab Trap
"1.5 miles West on Scenic Gulf Dr."

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..

http://bit.ly/WmPGEX

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

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Rates & Availability

Crystal Beach Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SNOWBIRDS
Oct 28 2016 - Nov 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
$325
$1,595
 
 
THANKSGIVING 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,695
 
 
SNOWBIRDS
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
$325
$1,595
 
 
CHRISTMAS 2016
Dec 20 2016 - Dec 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,695
 
 
NEW YEARS 16/17
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$385
 
 
MARCH 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$495
$2,995
 
 
APRIL 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
$375
$2,495
 
 
MAY 2017
Apr 30 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,995
 
 
MEMORIAL WEEK 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
$350
$2,450
 
 
SUMMER 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,195
 
 
LATE AUGUST 2017
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$325
$1,995
 
 
OCT THRU DEC NOT HOLIDAYS
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
$285
$1,595
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$465
$2,995
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $265 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

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.
Kimberly

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Crystal Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , bunkbed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , crib is a portable crib.
  • ADDITIONAL 8 people SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS: 2 queen size sleeper sofas in main living room. 1 queen sleeper sofa in beach level living room 2 twin mattresses to use anywhere in home for extras/ stored in master bedroom walk in closet.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
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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