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5BR Private Home, Sleeps 12 | Steps from Beach, Fishing, Pools, & More

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,828 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

Private Home, 5 Bedrooms - 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12

The Sandcastle

5 Bedroom | 4 Bath | Gulf View Home | Sleeps 12

Destin Pointe Vacation Rental Home

The Sandcastle is nestled in the charming, Gulf-front community of Destin Pointe, offering 2 community pools, tennis courts, private beach access, community trolley to the beach access points, and 24 hour security! The Sandcastle is located approximately 200 steps from the white sands and emerald waters of the Gulf, with Gulf views from the 2nd floor bedrooms and Master balcony. The Sandcastle includes updated features and includes luxuries such as hardwood floors throughout the entire house, all flat-screen TVs, and beautifully tiled bathrooms. Tastefully and thoughtfully arranged, The Sandcastle will provide the perfect beach home for your family for years to come!

Property Details

Welcome to The Sandcastle

Bedding Summary:

3rd Floor Master Bedroom: King Bed

3rd Floor Guest Bedroom: King Bed

3rd Floor Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed

2nd Floor Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed

2nd Floor Guest Bedroom: Two Twin Beds, Two Twin Trundle Beds

1st Floor

The first level of this vacation home has a 3-car garage, and there’s still room enough for 2 additional cars in the driveway. The garage features storage space for all of your beach gear!

2nd Floor

You’ll find comfortable furniture in the living area where you can relax and enjoy the flat screen TV or sit back with some soothing music playing on the stereo system. The well-equipped kitchen features stainless steel appliances and granite countertops with seating for three people on the oversized kitchen island. The kitchen comes fully-equipped with all the cookware and dishware you would need to create memorable meals for the whole family while on vacation. The dining area has seating for eight people comfortably and there is an additional breakfast table with seating for four. The main balcony leads down to a separate covered grilling deck.

Two Guest bedrooms are also located on this level. A Queen bed and flat-screen TV create a comfortable escape in the first Guest bedroom. Two Twin daybeds with twin trundles in the second Guest bedroom give lots of lounging room for guests while enjoying a flat screen TV with a Blu-ray player. The hall bathroom is conveniently located to the living area and the Guest bedrooms and features a walk-in shower.

3rd Floor

Luxury and comfort are waiting in your 3rd floor Master bedroom! Designer furnishings, a King sleigh bed, 50” flat-screen TV, and private Master balcony with a Gulf view are combined with the sanctuary of the Master bathroom to create an atmosphere of tranquility. Unwind in the jetted tub, or wash away the day in the separate, tiled shower. A double vanity gives you plenty of room to get ready for your beach adventures!

An additional spacious Guest bedroom contains a King bed and flat-screen TV. It also offers a private bathroom with an oversized tiled shower granite sink top. An additional Guest bedroom is located on this level, with a Queen bed, flat-screen TV, and private bathroom with a walk-in shower.

Destin Area Information

Destin is well known as the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village largely because of it roots as a top fishing destination and quick access to deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Destin boasts the largest charter fishing fleet in the state of Florida. If you have an interest in charter deep sea fishing – Destin is the place. But, there is much more to Destin than charter fishing. Destin has evolved over the years to be a top beach vacation destination. Featuring sugar white sand beaches and emerald colored water, it is an absolutely beautiful area. The town itself offers many upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities. Much of the development of the area has been done with luxury lifestyles in mind. Destin also has one of the busiest private airports in the country. There are tons of things to do in Destin, water parks, water sports rentals, parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, power boating, sailing, fishing, tennis, shopping, or just plain relaxing on one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Treat yourself to a great little beach town vacation – Destin, Florida located on Florida’s Panhandle

Professionally managed by Compass Resorts

More Details

Property Manager
Compass Resorts
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017

About Compass Resorts

Founded in 2006, Compass Resorts offers travelers a wide variety of vacation rental homes in the greater Destin area. From 1-bedroom condos to 7-bedroom Gulf-front houses, all of our rental homes meet the highest Quality standards. Compass Resorts offers vacation properties in Central Destin, South Walton, Holiday Isle, and Okaloosa Island in sought-after communities like Destiny by the Sea, Dunes of Destin, the Silver Beach Towers Resort, Silver Shells Beach Resort and Spa, Destin Towers, and many more. The Compass Resorts website provides detailed information about all of our communities and vacation homes - as well as local events, area information, and concierge recommendations. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality Vacation Rental Experience as measured by Guest satisfaction. We listen intently to the needs of our Guests, and do business fairly, honestly, and with the highest level of care. Each year, we welcome thousands of families to the Destin area, and we enjoy making them feel right at home. The dedicated staff of Compass Resorts makes the difference!


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2828 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Guest Bathroom - Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 4 Single Bed
  • 3rd Floor Master Bedroom: King Bed 3rd Floor Guest Bedroom: King Bed 3rd Floor Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed 2nd Floor Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed 2nd Floor Guest Bedroom: Two Twin Beds, Two Twin Trundle Beds
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool


4.5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

5BR Private Home, Sleeps 12 | Steps from Beach, Fishing, Pools, & More
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews
Chicago, Il

The Sandcastle was fantastic!! Love Destin Pointe!

  • 5 of 5

We had 3 families, 12 people total which included older teens, and this property was perfect! Just enough room for us all!

The view from the porches were great and you could hear the ocean. It was close to (just around the corner) one of the pools/hot tub, and a short walk to the beach just over a dune. The other pool and beach access was about 2 blocks away but there is a shuttle if you'd like a ride. There are bikes available near the entrance of the the resort to use on the resort property. The pools were very nice and the beaches were clean and beautiful. There is beach chair service but for a fee, so we took our own chairs and umbrellas.

Destin Pointe is just off the main road that runs through Destin, so it is close to shopping, groceries, restaurants, and lots of activities. But it's secluded enough that you feel like you're in your own little quiet resort.

The house was great! Even though the oven panel wasn't working, but they already were aware of the issue and it was fixed while we were there. The water heater was on the fritz but that was also a known issue and fixed quickly. The front door lock was a bit tricky to work. The Wifi worked great (even with 6 teens), the master suite was huge, the other two bedrooms were really nice too, each with a bathroom ensuite. The 2 downstairs bedrooms shared a bathroom, the bedroom with the two trundles was a tight fit for 4 people to share but it worked.

We would all definitely stay again!! We had a great trip!!

Maybe I shouldn't give a good review, I want to be able to book it again and I'd hate for someone else to get it the week we want it!! ;)

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House is very convenient

  • 4 of 5

There were 4 families with children ranging from 9-15 yrs old staying at The Sandcastle property. The location is wonderful, very close to a not crowded beach and heated swimming pool. The management company was disappointing. Upon arrival we couldn't get in because lock box was jammed, which they said they knew about from earlier that day. I don't know why they waited until check in and us to call before they handled that problem. We spent two days trying to connect to wifi. The app had the wifi password wrong and after multiple phone calls, a maintenance man had to come on the third day and help us diagnose the issue, which he successfully did. Some of the beds were very comfortable and others were not. The kitchen is stocked but is missing some critical items such as a metal spatula for the grill. There is a ping pong table downstairs that the children loved and a great safe place for them to play. The house is beautifully decorated and spacious. Overall, we had a really great time!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of the Sandcastle in Destin Pointe. Please accept our apologies for the difficulties with the lock box and wireless internet. Thank you for your patience while these items were addressed. We’re very happy to hear you and your families had a great time in Destin and hope you’ll decide to stay with us at the Sandcastle again. Sincerely, Compass Resorts Management and Staff
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Wonderful Location, Fun House!

  • 4 of 5

The Sandcastle was the perfect house for our two-family group! We had a group of 6 adults and 5 kids and the accommodations were great. Plenty of beds/bedrooms, plenty of bathroom space, laundry room and nice living space and kitchen with everything you would need for a week-long stay.

It's a beautiful, quiet gated neighborhood just a short walk to two beach access points. The community pool was also a nice addition to rinse off before heading back to the house from the beach. The house also has a garage under the house that closes up (screened walls and doors so the breeze can get through) with a ping-pong table and ice maker. The kids spent quite a bit of time down there playing with their beach finds and sidewalk chalk and we didn't have to worry about them. So nice!

My only negative comments would be regarding the living room furniture - time for some new couches. They were peeling and ripped in several spots. Also, the creaky headboard in the smaller master bedroom was annoying. When you pay for a luxury beach house, you expect near-perfect furniture.

We will definitely consider renting the Sandcastle again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We’re very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Sandcastle! The Destin Pointe neighborhood is highly focused on providing residents and vacationing families the ideal beach experience. You’ll be happy to hear the living room furniture has been replaced, and new photos will be coming soon. Thank you for the great review! Sincerely, Compass Resorts Management and Staff
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Fort Mitchell, KY

The Sandcastle was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The Sandcastle was more than we had hoped for. Very open and spacious with plenty of room for my family of 10. The proximity of the house to the beach allowed for easy access and the sounds of the waves at night. Also, right around the corner from a wonderful heated pool and jacuzzi. The house was stocked with everything you could need in the kitchen and the Xbox came in handy on a rainy day. We used the grill that was provided and the ice maker in the garage for filling the cooler and going to the beach. The house also has a ping pong table which was a ton of fun. My family didn't want to leave! Destin Pointe, where the home is located, is very close to tons of restaurants and shopping and made it very convenient to get the things we needed. We are already planning a trip back to this home next year.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


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