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Yes, It's On The Beach! Apr 30-May 6 & July 8-15 open, Owner Direct Save $$$

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,260 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 31 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Comfort sleeper sofa, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Sit on the comfy deck watching dolphins swim by with your morning coffee and fall to sleep to the sound of crashing ocean waves from Sterling Sands #409. Best beach view in mid-Destin. This awesome 4th floor beach getaway with gorgeous views is a spacious 1,260 square feet with a large kitchen and dining area. This platinum-rated condo has great amenities including granite countertops, 3 large flat-screen HDTVs, stainless steel GE appliances, 2 King beds and comfort sleeper sofa, large jetted tub in master bath, washer/dryer, walk-in shower and more.

Master bedroom features separate sliding door to deck and beach view. Deck has glass railing offering unobstructed view of the white sand beach, emerald gulf water and pool area. Reserved covered parking space adjacent to the elevator, providing direct and easy access to the condo. This really is the perfect vacation location in Destin.

Located less than 20 minutes from Fort Walton Beach airport. Short walk to the Back Porch restaurant for happy hour or incredible seafood dinner. Numerous other restaurants & nightclubs within 10-minute drive, with Baytowne Wharf less than 15 minutes away. Silver Sands outlet mall with more than 110 stores is 10 minutes east. Kelly Plantation Golf Club less than 1-mile and sport fishing nearby. Plenty of fun for the kids at The Tracks Family Recreation Center with putt-putt golf and go-kart racing across the street.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017

About Steve

Hello, my name is Steve. I’m the owner of Sterling Sands #409. I enjoyed a great career as police officer in Michgan for many years before I relocated to Alabama in 2011. I purchased the condo in 2002 after I saw the beautiful white sandy beach and incredible palm landscaping at Sterling Sands. Destin is a great vacation get-a-way and I’m very grateful for all the wonderful memories I have with family and friends at the beach. I spend a great deal of time and money each year making sure that the condo is in top condition. My family and friends truly enjoy our time in Destin and I'm confident that you will not be disappointed when you stay at Sterling Sands #409.

Steve purchased this condo in 2002

Why Steve chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

I first visited Destin in 2002 after a friend told me about how nice the beaches are. I fell in love with the area because the sand and beach remind me of the the north shore of lake Michigan in late summer. I enjoy the emerald gulf water, white sand beach, and the Destin relaxed way of life. I work hard to keep the condo updated so that my guests will relax and enjoy their vacation at the beach.

What makes this condo unique

The Gulf is known for fresh sea food so I always make sure to take in all I can while I'm in Destin. Harbor Docks is always good for a nice dinner or the Back Porch for a sandwich and tuna dip. Baytowne Wharf is a great place to hear some music and let the kids have fun.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Destin in Okaloosa County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1260 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2) Master bedroom has Tempra Pedic king foam bed. Yeah, this is one of those $2,000+ beds that you sink into., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper Sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Beach Service now included. Awesome beach getaway with beautifully landscaped heated pool and hot tub just a few feet from the private beach.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Yes, It's On The Beach! Apr 30-May 6 & July 8-15 open, Owner Direct Save $$$
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
Rochester, Illinois


  • 5 of 5

Our first trip to Destin and we had a great experience staying in Steve's condo. We enjoyed being steps away from the beach and also having the heated pool on the Gulf side of the condo. The condo has great furnishings with all rooms updated, very clean, and tastefully decorated. We loved spending time on the spacious balcony every morning taking in the awesome views and watching the dolphins swim by. The beach service that is included (two chairs and an umbrella) is a definite plus! It was ready for us each day so we could just take our beach towels and a cooler of beverages and we were set. Best beach I have visited with the beautiful soft white sand and emerald waters. The parking spot by the elevator is another added bonus! Perfect location close to great restaurants and golf courses. The Backporch is a great restaurant just a short walk down the beach. Steve was great to work with promptly answering any questions we had prior to and during our visit. We definitely plan to visit Destin again and will definitely book Steve's condo when we go.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

First of all the owner of this condo was great and so helpful with anything we needed to know before arriving for our much needed vacation. This condo is beautifully decorated with the most comfortable furnishings especially the beds!! The kitchen was well equipped with everything you need if you choose to dine in. The beach view from the large spacious balcony is gorgeous!! We were fortunate to see dolphins every morning while having coffee on the balcony. We also loved the convenience of the covered parking directly in front of the elevator. This was by far one of the most comfortable stays we have had in all our years of vacationing at different beaches and we will definitely plan on this condo for many more vacations with our family.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Steve's condo is set in the center of the entire building. Perfect balcony views of the beach and ocean. Clean, fresh, and comfortable. No worries for a great vacation away from home. I've been to Sterling Sands many times over that past ten years and this is among the best! Good restaurants in Destin proper and the surrounding areas (Santa Rosa beach, Ft. Walton, etc.). Adjacent to many stores and amusements for the children.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Little Piece of Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

You will not be sorry if you choose this Condo to stay in during your time in Destin. It was perfect. We can't say anything bad about it. Location is great, it's about as close to the beach as you can get. My husband loved the big tv's. Very nicely decorated. We will definitely stay here again. Oh, and the people there were so friendly!

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Humboldt, TN

My vacation in May

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this property. It was everything as promised and I have stayed many places in Destin and this owner is the best. I have stayed with him 4 times now and will again next trip.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lansing, MI USA

Winter Escape 2014

  • 5 of 5

After a brutal winter, it was paradise to relax in Destin. We had wonderful weather, taking many walks along the beautiful beach. The condo was clean, spacious and beautifully decorated. Steve allowed us a week of relaxation and rejuvenation. We definitely will be back and hope that Steve and Wendy will join us for some added great times!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Northwest Regional - Ft. Walton Beach (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Back Porch
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Several within 2 miles
Nearest Motorway
24 Miles
US 10
Nearest Restaurant
Several within walking distance
Nearest Beach
Destin --- You're on the beach!
Car: recommended

Destin is known as the “Luckiest Fishing Village” because of its easy access harbor to deep gulf water. If you haven’t been to Destin you will be amazed at how beautiful the beaches are. Destin has some great attractions that are fun destinations after a day at the beach.

The Harbor Walk area is just east of Okaloosa Island near the harbor bridge and is a great place to visit. You can walk along the docks to see what the fisherman bring in for the days catch. You will find dining, cocktails, retail shops, live music, and a great atmosphere.

The Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin is about 15 miles east on Hwy 98. Baytowne is a great place to walk around and offers retail shops, dinning, bars, and live music.

Silver Sands Outlet Mall is 10 miles east on Hwy 98 and has over 110 outlet stores offering factory direct savings.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Destin, North West Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Late Spring
9 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Summer
6 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Peek Summer
27 May 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
12 Aug 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
8 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
4 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas & New Year's
21 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
31 night minimum stay
for 31 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £116.85

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Most guests pay by personal check. PayPal is option for payment by credit card with additional 3.5% charge.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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