|Minimum Stay||4 - 6 nights|
5 Bedroom | 5 Bath | Gulf-front Home | Sleeps 16
Private Pool | Private Hot tub
Scenic Gulf Drive Destin and Miramar Beach Vacation Rental
Private Pool and Hot tub - Directly on the Beach!
This private Gulf-front home is the PERFECT family beach vacation home! Located directly on the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, Destined to Rest offers a 4 bedroom, two-story main house, and a separate 1 bedroom carriage house. The expansive patio has a private pool with hot tub, as well as a private beach access boardwalk. Enjoy peaceful days in the sun and sand, and tranquil nights listening to the surf while the sun sets. Guests are destined to find rest and relaxation at this sought after beach home!
Welcome to Destined to Rest!
Bedding Summary: Sleeps 16
Master Bedroom: King-sized Bed
2nd Bedroom: Queen-sized Bed
3rd Bedroom: Queen-sized Bed
4th Bedroom: Two Twin-sized Beds
Main House Additional: Two Twin-sized Beds (Built-in Bunk beds)
Living Area Additional: Queen-sized Air Bed
Carriage House Guest Bedroom: Queen-sized Bed
Carriage House Additional: Queen-Sized Sleeper Sofa
The main house features an open concept floor plan, offering Gulf views from the dining area, kitchen, and living area. Throughout the home, you’ll find luxury details like travertine tile floor, crown molding and recessed ceilings, and custom lighting and cabinetry. The fully equipped kitchen boasts granite counters, double sinks, a large island with bar seating and separate sink, side-by-side refrigerator, separate icemaker, and everything you’ll need to create and enjoy your favorite meals in the comfort of your vacation home!
The living room has comfortable leather furnishings, a large flat screen TV, fireplace, and opens out to the spacious Gulf-front deck. A Queen-sized air bed is available for the living area to accommodate two additional guests. The large Gulf-front deck has a private pool and hot tub, and a private beach access boardwalk. One Guest bedroom with two twin-sized beds and a full bathroom with walk-in shower are also located on the first level.
The Master Suite is located on the 2nd level of the main house, and features a king-sized bed, flat screen TV, stereo with CD player, walk-in closet, and connects to the 2nd level wrap-around balcony. The Master Bathroom has a jetted tub, walk-in shower, and a long vanity with two sinks. Two built-in twin-sized bunk beds are located just outside the Master Suite. Two additional Guest Bedrooms are also located on the 2nd level of the main house. The first offers a Queen-sized bed, beautiful Gulf views, an en suite full bathroom, flat screen TV, and walk-in closet. The second also has a Queen-sized bed, flat screen TV, closet, and connects to a full bathroom with a walk-in shower. This bathroom is also conveniently accessible from the 2nd level hall.
The carriage house has been newly remodeled and features a living area with a queen-sized sleeper sofa, flat screen TV, and kitchenette. The kitchenette offers a full-sized refrigerator, a two-burner mini stove top, oven, sink, cabinet space, and dishware. The carriage house Guest bedroom has a queen-sized bed, two closets, and opens out to the carriage house balcony. The carriage house also has a full bathroom with a combination tub/shower.
Destined to Rest has everything you’ll need to enjoy a peaceful Destin beach vacation that you��ll never forget! Located directly on the beach on Scenic Gulf Drive, in Miramar Beach, Florida, this private vacation rental home is close to the Silver Sands Outlet Mall, popular restaurants, and other popular Destin attractions.
South Walton Area Information:
South Walton, or “SoWal” as the tight-knit local community calls it, is a 26 mile stretch nestled between Destin and Panama City Beach. The beach towns that make up South Walton include Inlet Beach, Rosemary Beach, Alys Beach, Seacrest, WaterSound Beach, Seagrove, Seaside, WaterColor, Grayton Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, Dune Allen, Sandestin and Miramar Beach. This area embodies the laid back, beach attitude lifestyle that most vacationers are striving to attain����� if only for a week! South Walton is a place where you can ��beach like a local”, so grab your paddle board and your bicycle and kiss city life good-bye!
South Walton is, of course, most famous for its powdery white sand beaches, and sparkling turquoise waters. However, it’s the unique pace of life that sets this vacation destination apart from Destin and Okaloosa Island. SoWal is a thriving arts community that boasts an eclectic array of beach cuisine serving up everything from just caught seafood to fine steaks. Often these restaurants provide live entertainment from brilliant local musicians. Enjoy a wide variety of unique boutiques, outdoor eco-adventures, golf and tennis facilities, and many exciting events and festivals.
NO Pets and NO Smoking
Professionally Managed by 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!
We have been vacationing in Destin for over 10 years now and have stayed at many beach front homes in the area. We vacation every year with our family ( my wife and I, our daughter, her husband and our 2 grandkids (4 and 2 years old); I can say that Destined to Rest is at the very top of the list as our favorites. The location is excellent with private beach access while still close to restaurants, shopping and family entertainment in Destin. The views are amazing. The kitchen is well appointed and will suit the needs of large families easily. Perhaps our favorite feature was the large deck and pool overlooking the beach. Our 2 young grandkids absolutely loved playing in the pool when they needed. Break from the beach. We regularly had lunches and BBQ’s out on the deck.
We did have a minor issue with the check in/ arrival: the key was not in the drop box and we had to call and wait on someone to come and open the house. There are also several areas in need of repair: deck furniture, gate from deck to beach pool lights not working, deck lights not all working, deck chairs broken, handle on fridge loose, stairway railings loose. The house definitely needs some overdue repairs and maintenance.
Overall a great option for families wishing for a great house directly on the beach and nearby to all Destin attractions. We would definitely stay here again. Book well in advance, as the property is very popular.
Arrived on Saturday and were able to get in early, which was a help that day. Had 4 family members and an infant coming to check in early. The house was as advertised. Clean, appointed well and laid out well for a larger group. Only had 7 total and had plenty of room. The carriage house was perfect for the daughter, husband and infant baby. Gave them the privacy that they wanted and no crying baby in the middle of the night for the rest of the group. All bedrooms had TV's, nice furniture and the bathrooms were very nice. The deck is extremely large and worked great as we had 6 more people over that first night to watch the Tennessee/Virginia Tech game. For some reason the pool was set on SPA setting and the water was 103 degrees. It took a couple of days getting that down to a livable 88 degrees for dips when you take a break from the beach. No big deal. It is right sized and a nice break in the afternoon as it is shaded after about 3pm. There were 4 chaise loungers for laying out and one 4 top table with umbrella, also a 6 top table, still had plenty of room with that much furniture. The deck floor will need some updates and the deck furniture upgrded soon soon, but it worked fine for us. The kitchen was well equipped and had everything that you would need, plus an ice marker which was very nice for the group in filling coolers and making cocktails. Location is very central to shopping and 10-15 minutes from "downtown" Destin.
We have rented homes on the beach in Hilton Head, Fripp Island and now Destin and this was just as nice or nicer than those locations. I really liked the check in which is seamless and so easy. Honestly, from booking the house, receiving the information, paying the deposit and balance, and checking out, i did not talk to a single person. Completely seamless again. Not that I do not like to talk to people, just was so easy. I would definitly recommend this house for large groups, families, etc... Just loved the entire experience.
As the view before the steps on the deck were very unsafe, worse yet were the marble tile on the steps in the front of the house! The sprinkler system runs in the evening, spraying onto the steps, making it very dangerous for slipping! We arrived on a Sat, and Sunday my husband slipped and fell so hard down the front steps. We were in the emergency room with a spinal injury. Does no one inspect these rentals? Extra pillows with no pillow cases placed in the closet. Same dirty rugs in the bathrooms from the people that stayed prior, with sand under them. Refrigerator in the kitchen was too small for that number of people, and the handle was broken on it, which my brother in law fixed while there. We had no gas grill or a working umbrella on the large table on the patio. Finally after several calls these things were replaced. When someone is renting a place for that kind of money all these things need to be serviced before renting out to the next people. Knives in the kitchen were so dull, at least a knife sharpener should have been in the drawer. Not enough kitchen towels were supplied, only 2 and 3 dish cloths. The house was just plain dirty along the base of all the cabinets in the house. The rugs in the house were full of sand when we arrived, gross! Other than staying in a place conviently located right on the beach with easy access to the ocean and walking distance for shopping and a beautiful view, we loved the layout of the house, plenty of room for 11 adults. I personally would not pay the rates they asked for unless it was clean, and not in need of repairs. Too bad my husband has not recovered from his fall from the steps on our 2nd night of vacation. Please check those sprinklers, they don't need to be watering the front porch and steps! We were all in the age group from 25 - 67
A lot of space for 8 adults, one teen and two toddlers. The convenience of being right on the beach with private access and views. No condo beachgoers blocking the view and our beach space. The sand and water were beautiful. The pool while small was adequate for our needs, particularly the children. The carriage house was very convenient for the parents with two toddlers. The house while not on the main highway (a good thing) is very close to grocery shopping, pharmacy, a donut store and restaurants. Check in, check out was very easy and convenient. Previous garbage was picked up Sunday though Monday is the normal day. The gas grill worked fine for a bbq. Plenty of deck space. The master bedroom was grand with plenty of space and a large bathroom. The refrigerator while small for a house sleeping 16 was adequate with careful packing. Didn't see a chopping board which would help protect the counter tops. One concern was the lack of safety at the steps from the deck down to the beach. The initial steps go down in a well to the next level with no lighting, gate or side railings. It is possible in the dark to step off the side and drop 3 steps. The steps should at least be lit.
Everyone in our party agreed that the house was a winner and look forward to coming back.
Located directly on the beach on Scenic Gulf Drive, in Miramar Beach, Florida, this private vacation rental home is close to the Silver Sands Outlet Mall, popular restaurants, and other popular Destin area attractions.
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