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Sitting on the Sand! Private Pool & Hot Tub. Extra Deck and Balcony Space

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Private Gulf-front Home with Carriage House, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Private Pool and Hot tub - Directly on the Beach! Free Wifi

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!

Bedding Summary:

Master Bedroom: King Bed

Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed

Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed

Guest Bedroom: Two Twin Beds

Living Area: Queen Air Bed

Main House Additional: Two Twin Beds (Built-in Bunk beds)

Carriage House Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed

Carriage House Additional: Queen Sleeper Sofa

Main House:

The main house features an open concept floor plan, offering beach 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, 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.

Carriage House:

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.

Professionally Managed By Compass Resorts

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Property Manager
Compass Resorts
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
23 January, 2018

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 Miramar Beach in Walton County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - En Suite 2nd Level - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Guest Bathroom - 2nd Level - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En Suite to Gulf-front Guest Bedroom
    Guest Bathroom - 2nd Level - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Accessible from the 3rd Guest Bedroom and 2nd Level Hall
    Guest Bathroom - 1st Level - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bathroom - Carriage House - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - Main House 2nd Level - 1 Large Double Bed
    Master Bedroom - Main House 2nd Level - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - Main House 1st Level - 2 Single Bed
    Guest Bedroom - Carriage House - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living Area - Carriage House - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Living Area - Main House - 1 - Queen-sized Air bed
    Main House - 2nd Level - 1 Bunk Bed , Two - Twin-sized Built in Bunk Beds
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews

beautiful home great location awesome management team

  • 5 of 5

we had the best time in this gorgeous home. pool was wonderful as well as hot tub. little ones spent most of the time in there. the white sand beach and clear blue water was beautiful. we had easy access to water sports, bikes, restaurants and bars. compass resorts team made our stay even better. they helped out and took care of any problem we had to make sure we enjoyed our stay. we will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a lovely review! It was a delight to have you as our guest and we look forward to your next vacation with us. Sincerely, Compass Resorts Management and Staff
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  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home and amazing location!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful vacation beach house! We had such a wonderful time and were well taken care of by the Compass Resort Staff. They were available for any questions we had at any time. The house was amazing.....the pool and hot tub were a HUGE hit! Especially for the little ones. That's where they spent most of their time! The deck access to the beach was just wonderful.....footsteps away from the white sandy beach! You can't get any better than that! We spent most of our trip in the Miramar Beach and 30A area, and found so many wonderful restaurants and shops. It was so much nicer staying in this area than in actual Destin. The traffic into and out of Destin was not what we wanted our vacation time to be about. So Miramar Beach was perfect. The carriage house worked perfectly for our extended family...there were 10 of us (6 adults and 4 kids). Plenty of room for everyone! The only issue we had was with the doors and the way they locked. They were a bit tricky to figure out at first. But once we did, everything was great. We would DEFINITELY recommend this beautiful house to anyone who's looking for a relaxing beach vacation where you are RIGHT ON THE BEACH! Thank you Compass Resorts for a wonderful vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, great amenities, great property manager service. Furnishings are a bit tired.

  • 4 of 5

Was a great week amd perfectly set up for 2+ families. Furnishings are a bit tired and worn, but not to the point of uncomfortable. Pool and hot tub were great to have.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great stay !

  • 4 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Destin vacation in September

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

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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