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Crystal Beach~Private Pool~Steps to Beach~Great Rates

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Location, location, location!! 'Destin-ation' is steps from the beach, located in popular Crystal Beach. After a day at the beach, relax in your private pool or lounge on the spacious sundeck.

This beach house can accommodate up to 8 people, which includes using the queen sleeper sofa. It is fully furnished with a full size washer and dryer, 4 t.v.'s, 4 DVD players and all of the conveniences of home. This house has been a family favorite vacation rental for years. Destin-ation is located in the The Courtyard at Crystal Beach community.

Destin Commons is a couple of blocks away, which offers fabulous shopping, AMC movie theater, Bass Pro Shop, and many restaurants to choose from. Publix and Walmart are nearby for groceries and beach items. Silver Sands Outlet Mall is only 10 minutes from the house.

Give us a call and this will soon be your annual vacation 'Destin-ation.' MUST BE 25 YEARS OF AGE TO RENT.


Master Bedroom: Queen Bed

Second Bedroom: Queen Bed


Living room: Queen Sleeper Sofa


Loft with 2 Twin Beds

Three Stories

Private Pool

Double Deck with Stairwell

4 TV's

4 DVD Players

Free WiFi Internet Connection

Stereo System in Living Room

Granite Countertops

Stainless Steel Appliances

BBQ Gas Grill

Beach Access

Keyless Lock Entry

Full Size Washer/Dryer


No Pets Allowed

Keywords: Home, private pool, deck

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Dottie

We live in Dallas, Texas and have been vacationing in Destin for the past 25+ years. We love the beautiful white sandy beaches. Our favorite area is Crystal Beach, it is not only a beautiful area, but very convenient to restaurants and shopping. We are happy to share our beach house with you.

Dottie purchased this house in 2010

Why Dottie chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

When we saw this house and it's location, we fell in love with it. Our beach house is located across the street from the beach in a quaint neighborhood called The Courtyard at Crystal Beach. Crystal Beach has pastel colored homes with white picket fences. We love to take morning walks in the neighborhood and on the beach. We hope you will enjoy staying there as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

The close proximity to the beach was the key to purchasing this beach house, with the public beach access one block away. We love having the pool to relax in, after a day at the beach! The shopping is endless between the Destin Commons and the Silver Sands Outlet Mall. There are many wonderful restaurants close by. The Ft. Walton airport is only 25 minutes away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic place to stay! Loved the huge deck, spent most of our time there. Very close to beach, great access. We plan on staying at "Destin-ation" again in the Fall. We really liked the accessibility to shopping as well. We give it two thumbs up!
Feb 2011
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Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • Singles
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Two bedrooms on first floor, each with queen beds. Two twins on third floor loft bedroom. Queen sleeper sofa on second floor in family room. Private pool, large second story deck with gulf view and beautiful sunsets, across the street from the beach.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

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Crystal Beach~Private Pool~Steps to Beach~Great Rates
average rating of 4.7714286 based on 36 reviews
North Ridgeville

Wonderful Beach House

  • 5 of 5

We walked into this wonderful beach house and it framed our memories of our awesome vacation on Destin. Every room of the house was tastefully decorated with beach themed items. The colors and decor really made our vacation feel as we had hoped.

The location was a short walk to a few beaches, a short drive to several more, and next to the state park. It is a few blocks from a few beach shops, a supermarket, several retail stores and a number of restaurants. It was about a five minute ride to the harbor walk and less then ten to the outlet mall. This location was perfect for us!

We sincerely enjoyed having our own pool and it was great. We had plenty of float toys, beach chairs and a wagon to help with our walk to the beach. The grill worked phenomenally and we had several spots for sitting and relaxing. There is seating by the pool, and opposite the grill, a table for four on the second floor deck as well as chairs. Additional seating is in the front of the house. If you are trying to stay in the air conditioning, there is a large dining room table with six chairs, in addition to the brand new couch and love seat in the living room.

Everything we needed was there, including a fully stocked kitchen with pans, utensils, cups and plates. The stove worked well and we had plenty of room in the fridge. We saved time by using the dishwasher. The washer and dryer were a huge help.

The house was well stocked with all three bathrooms having hand soap and numerous hand and bath towels. The beds had plenty of blankets and pillows and more were available.

We really felt like we had everything we needed and much more than we expected. We felt taken care of and this really felt like our beach house for the week.

Lastly, Dottie was a sincere pleasure to work with and when you get the chance to interact with her, you start understanding why this house is special. The next time we are in Destin, hopefully sooner than later, we hope to stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay at Destin-ation! We look forward to having you come back and stay again. Thank you for the kind words. ~ Dottie
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Loved the place!! It was near everything!!

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time staying here.. The place was so perfect and my grandkids loved their own pool..

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad y'all had a great time!! We hope to see you back again next year. :)
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Perfect beach house!

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we pulled into the driveway, our eyes lit up and couldn't wait to walk into the house! The pool was awesome along with the grill! When we opened the door, the house was amazing! We was really impressed and unfortunately to weather, we really got to enjoy a beautiful home! Perfectly spaced out and I really loved the deck! I hope we get the chance to visit again next year!!! Thank you Dottie for sharing your house!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you and your family enjoyed your time in Destin, despite the rain! We would love to have you come back again next year. 😊
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Great location, Loved the private pool

  • 4 of 5

Very close to the beach, about a 3 minute walk to the water, and to the popular spots in Destin to eat/shop. Home had everything we needed to cook with and to go to the beach with (wagon, 4 chairs, 3 umbrellas). Pool was great. Definitely need some ceiling fans in the downstairs bedrooms. The box fans didn't really help. While the patio area was great, and shelters you from the sun, you definitely can't leave anything under it you don't want it getting wet since the rain will still soak everything on the first floor patio. It's just the deck above it, so the rain falls through the wooden cracks. Rained everyday we were there, and we figured out real quick that towels and wet bathing suits had to hang inside to dry.

Despite the rain everyday, which was just on and off drizzle all day, and not a glimmer of sunshine the whole week, we still had a great time and would recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time, despite the rainy weather. Hopefully you will have fabulous weather next time you come to Destin!
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We really enjoyed our stay at destin-ation. The place was clean and had everything we needed

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the pool and close proximity to the beach. We also liked the deck area overlooking the pool. The grill was nice and there were extra beach chairs and toys for guests to use.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at Destin-ation. We are so glad you had a wonderful time in Destin. We would love to have you come back and stay again.
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Nice open pool

  • 3 of 5

Dottie is great to work with!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Cathie, so glad you had a wonderful time in Destin! We hope to see you back again next year. :)
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Ft. Walton
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Across the street
Car: recommended

Located across the street from the beach. Less than a mile from Destin Commons shopping center and Rave movie theater, close to Silver Sands Outlet Center, Super Walmart, Publix and several restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Crystal Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 27 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Mar 2 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

The initial payment is 30% due within 10 days of making the reservation. The balance plus the refundable security deposit are due 30 days prior to arrival. We accept personal checks, money orders and Pay Pal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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