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Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 15)

Casa Grande

Enjoy the good life at Casa Grande, only a few steps to the beach and just across the street from the main pool. There's a great pool view from every porch. This fabulous 5 bedroom, 3-1/2 bath home sleeps 15 and is located in the gated community of Emerald Shores.

Emerald Shores is a family-oriented community with two pools, (one heated in winter), tennis court, basketball, and PRIVATE COMMUNITY BEACH PAVILION WITH RESTROOM FACILITIES! Our trolley runs to the beach daily in the summer months, but you can just walk the 500 feet to the beach easily. This is a great community for your vacation and even better for our snowbird friends long term in the winter- a great escape from the cold weather.

This comfortable home is located on the south end of Emerald Shores where you can walk to several fine restaurants. Enjoy Free WI-FI, local phone calls, cable flat-screen TV's in every room and a surround sound stereo system that has speakers throughout the entire home. We have all tile on the first floor and hardwood on the second floor. No allergies from carpet in this home.

There are 4 covered porches at this home where you can sit, relax and enjoy the Destin life. Grill out on the gas grill or cook inside in the fully equipped kitchen.

Emerald Shores is located centrally in Destin so you don't have to drive far to go anywhere. Just a couple of miles east to Sandestin where you can dine, play, or chill at the Village of Baytown Wharf. Enjoy shopping, eating and entertainment at nearby Destin Commons or play at the fun water park Big Kahunas. You may choose to spend a day at the Harbor, watching the fishing fleet come in with the catch of the day, take in one of the fine restaurants, or play at night at one of the many night clubs. Numerous golf courses are within a few miles.

Our Floor Plan:

First Floor:

Living Room, Dining, Kitchen, Office area, Utility room, Powder room and King Master Suite with a super large walk in closet. Private bathroom boasts a Big corner garden tub, Double vanity and walk in shower.

Second Floor:

Loft Area with Day Bed and Trundle, Walk out covered porch, queen guest room with adjacent bathroom, another queen bedroom with convertible double chair which makes a single hide-a-bed. Bunk room with trundle (sleeps 3), and finally a huge King master Suite with another convertible double chair and a full bath. There is a walk out porch from this bedroom as well.

There's not much more to ask for at Casa Grande..... just YOU! Come enjoy your Destin vacation here and make fabulous memories for a lifetime.

Easy on online booking with no Security Deposit.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2017

About The Owner

We hope you enjoy your visit at Casa Grande! We spent Christmas 2013 here and have cherished the memories of our family enjoying each other in our house by the sea. We live just blocks away from the house and are available for any questions or information needed.

We Love happy customers and we will do all we can to be sure you visit us again and again!

The Owner purchased this house in 2011

Why The Owner chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We were a military family and later worked in the civilian sector. During our military career we traveled many places and we do not think there is not a better family vacation destination than here. We liked it so much that we built our retirement home here and just love the area.

What makes this house unique

There are parking spaces for three cars plus overflow parking across the street by the pool. If you bring a trailer it not allowed to be parked in the Emerald Shores complex therefore arrangements to park the trailer elsewhere will need to be made.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Miramar Beach in Walton County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Master bath on first floor with garden tub and shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Powder room on first floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Master bath on second floor
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Full bath on second floor with entry into Queen guest room
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King Master Suite on the first floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King Master on Second floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Bedroom on second floor has an entry to bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen guest suite on second floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Bedroom 4 with Twin bund bed and trundle under
  • King size beds (2) Master Suite on second floor King bedroom first floor, Queen size beds (1) Queen bedroom second floor, Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) Twin over full in Bedroom #4
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Pac and Play and booster chair for the little ones in your group. Seasonal beach trolley Private Beach access with covered pavilion and bath facilities. Seasonal snack bar on pavilion! Long term rentals available in winter months-thru the first week in March.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful and close to the pool. The walk to the beach was very short. The private pavilion at the beach was so nice....Al helped us with any questions or needs. I recommend this house highly and will be back next year 😁

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We looked forward to having you back. Warm Regards Al
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Kitchen damaged not in photos

  • 2 of 5

I rented for a family get together and was embarrassed by the damage not shown in photos. We called the owner upon arrival about the chipped and damaged cabinets and were told that there were plans to remodel in the fall, but that didn't make our visit any nicer. The Non-stick cookware was very scratched and damaged. It would be impossible to make healthy meals in these nasty pot and pans. I had no choice but to run out and buy a skillet and stainless steel spatula. There are also fees not listed in Terms and Conditions, Don't clean the BBQ grill- $35.00 fee ...Smoking on the premises $500. fee...lose the tv remote $50. fee. Two of the toilets were slow running. This vacation rental will accommodates a total of 15 but the parking is inadequate. I would not rent this vacation rental property again. I believe you should have a right to know what you are getting into before arrival.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I truly regret that our vacation home did not meet your expectations. We strive to provide a welcoming home for families that want to have fun and enjoy our white sandy beaches. If you recall, we did speak on the phone but only about the cabinets that had small chips created by previous renters. Those kinds of repairs take more time than what is available in between guests of a solidly booked vacation home. That is why I have blocked out a month this fall to make those repairs. With respect to the cookware, as in the past, when guests have made note of needed items, I have provided these items the same day. (Note: The cookware was replaced.) Other guests have made requests, such as a large pot for seafood, two crockpots, two pack-n-plays, and highchairs. All which were provided at no extra cost. My point is that if you had mentioned your concerns about the cookware or other concerns, they would have been resolved the same day. With respect to the fees, the house is smoke free; however smoking is permitted outside on any of the four porches or the yard. I know you will agree that smoking inside the house can cause problems for the following guests. There are six TVs in the house each with a remote and the fee is simply to keep the cleaning staff from spending hours finding or replacing a remote. With limited time to make the house ready for the next guests it is important not to waste time looking for remotes and the same applies for the grill. You failed to note that you were not charged any additional fees nor has anyone been charged in the last five years. With respect to parking, I make it clear there are three parking spaces at the house with overflow parking at both pools and the tennis court. Again, I do regret that your stay was not what you expected. Most guests find the home very comfortable and exceed their expectations. This is proven by the number of repeat customers we have. However, I fully understand that you will spend your vacation time elsewhere and if I can be of assistance in finding another home for you and your family, I will gladly assist.
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Great house, clean, plenty of space, kitchen well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

Great house, clean, plenty of space, kitchen well stocked. Locations was super to walk and ride bikes. Shopping and restaurants nearby. Walk to the beach is easy. Pool was clean and we enjoyed it most evenings. Owner was super to work with and answered all of our questions quickly. Great vacation house!

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you come again. Warm Regards Al
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Loved it!!

  • 5 of 5

It was awesome place, the location and home was 5 star. I should be returning soon. Our family of 7 had plenty of room & got a chance to stay for a month. Owner AL was kind of enough to keep rates at a good price.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ms Norman Thanks for your kind words and I am happy to host you and your family anytime. Al
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Sherwood, AR

Comfy, affordable, and clean!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a family vacation and wedding. We had 6 adults and 4 children. There were plenty of rooms, space, and bathrooms. In the laundry room we found a extra fridge which was handy to just put ice and drinks in. Beds were very comfortable for us. Kids had a great time here and were able to have a space for themselves. There is a shower/hose outside which was handy to clean ourselves off after the beach. The beach access is great since there is a pavilion there that has restrooms, showers, and sell drinks as well. Beach service isn't provided as part of the deal, but there is service available for guests at the beach at an additional cost. Worth the money if you plan on spending an entire day at the beach. There are beach toys and a cart to load all your stuff in to take back and forth to the beach. The trolley was nice when we did see it. An ice cream truck rolls through the area as well which the kids will love. Very close to restaurants, shopping, and just a short drive into Destin Harbor area. Our coffee pot went kaput, but the owner brought us a new one in a very timely fashion. The pool is located just across the street from us which was nice. There are a couple of things I could be nitpicky on, but every place will have a couple of things you will run across. highly recommend the place for multiple families or large group of friends. Don't pass this place up if you get a chance to stay here!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mr. Flowers Thanks for your kind words and I am glad you had a great time. Hope to see you again. Al
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  • 5 of 5

Our second time staying at Casa Grande, we loved it so much the first time we came back. Everything is provided, never a shortage of towels or blankets. East stroll to beach. All the pictures are exactly as the house is. Very convenient to the pool. Owner very easy to work with. Very affordable for the size of the house. Nothing lacking in this lovely "Pottery Barn" styled house.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kimberly Thanks for the kind words and glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you come back. Al
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Fort Walton VPS
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Kenny D's
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Emerald Bay
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Kilometres
Emerald Coast Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Kenny D's & Captain Dave's on the Beach
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Miramar Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Destin Commons
Nearest Point of Interest
Paradise Key
Nearest Point of Interest
Regatta Bay Golf
Car: recommended

Located just steps from the beach and getting here is easy. Just Google Map 16 Sapphire Cove in Miramar Beach Florida.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Miramar Beach, North West Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 17
27 May 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 2017
5 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 17
26 Aug 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
November 17
28 Oct 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Thanksgiving 17
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
December 17
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2018
30 Dec 2017 - 2 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
March 2018
3 Mar 2018 - 20 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Spring 2018
21 Apr 2018 - 11 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
12 May 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
November 2018
27 Oct 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Thanksgiving 2018
17 Nov 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Nonrefundable Damage Ins £37.88
Tax Rate 11.0%

Pets are not allowed except during he winter season when small pets (less than 35 lbs) are permitted upon request. No trailers are allowed to be parked in the complex. If a trailer is brought then parking arrangements must be made elsewhere. To prevent a damage deposit being required a damage insurance policy at a cost $45.00 dollars is required.

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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