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Coming to Destin? *Book one of the best properties on the beach! 92 5-Stars*

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Lovely 4* BR 3 1/2 Gulf-Front 3 Level Townhouse

Beautiful Spacious Beach Front Vacation Rental - Spectacular Views, Large Outdoor Living Room, 2400 Square Ft, all amenities, sleeps up to 12, lots of room for three family groups with children. Updated in 2016. Centrally located to restaurants, outlet mall shopping, grocery stores, marinas, outdoor activities. Lots of new updates this January! We have it all!

Location: Green Reef, Scenic Highway 98, Panhandle Destin Area, Florida, USA

Accommodations: Three Level Townhouse - 4* BR + Convertible bed(s) – 3 1/2 BA- (Sleeps 2-12)

Highly sought after Green Reef Townhouse on private beach in upscale area, just east of Destiny-by-the-Sea. Watch dolphins swim by with your morning coffee. Then later sip a glass of wine as the blazing sun drops into the emerald waters from your deck; just steps from the sugar white sand. Perfect for family fun in the sun. Entertain from the beach level with a large gas grill with side burner, grilling tools, bar cart and plenty of seating or lounging for everyone. Outdoor lighting and a beach shower complete the setting. A second balcony deck off the master suite offers privacy and spectacular views. Come and enjoy a piece of Heaven and make memories for you, your family, or your friends that will last a lifetime.

Step off your deck right onto the beautiful sugar white sand beach. This unique property has a comfortable and lovely interior, items personally selected by the owners. The townhouse has three bedrooms, plus the beach level space that may be converted into a 4th bedroom with three and a half bath - (sleeps 2-12). The large master bedroom has a king bed, sitting area, vaulted ceiling with fan, plus ensuite bath. The second bedroom has a queen bed, ceiling fan and separate ensuite bath. A twin roll-a-bed, a queen EZ bed and queen air mattress is also available. The finished beach level features a kitchen/dining area and queen sleeper sofa (*this area can convert into 4th bedroom), plus separate sleeping area with king bed and separate full bath. Main level includes two queen sleeper sofas, all new wood look porcelain tile throughout main floor, half bath, laundry with large capacity LG stainless washer and dryer, pantry, living room, dining room, wet-bar, kitchen with new white quartz counter tops and back splash, LG stainless French door refrigerator and a new stainless smooth top range/oven and vent

600+ square feet of deck space on beach level, additional deck on main & Balcony deck off Master Suite, Phone, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fans throughout, New 46' Sony flat screen TV in living area, 5 new flat screen TVs throughout, Cable TV, VCR, Free Wi-Fi, 2 New ceiling fans with remotes, Full Kitchen, Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Ice Maker, Coffee Maker, Blender, Trash Compactor, All Cooking Utensils, minimum 300TC 100% Cotton Linens, Extra 100% Cotton Towels, Beach Towels and Spa Robes included, new LG Washer & Dryer, stainless Gas Grill & Tools, Plus Kitchen on beach level with Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Ice Maker, teak Outside Patio Furniture, Table with Chairs, Umbrella, 4 Lounge Chairs, Non-Smoking.

Shelling, Swimming, Snorkeling & Diving, Golf, Tennis, Racquetball, Fitness Center, Gym, Miniature Golf, Amusement Parks, Fishing, Shopping, Restaurants, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Boating, Sailing, Water-Skiing, Surfing, Windsurfing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Ocean Rafting & More

This spacious 2,400 sq. ft., Gulf-Front 3-Story townhouse is on the beach in an upscale area of Destin, right next to Destiny by the Sea. Destin is famous for its crystal white sand beaches, clear emerald green waters, marina, deep sea fishing, champion golf courses, wonderful shopping, including a destination outlet mall, the Silver Sands, many activities for children and teens. Great restaurants of every description are only minutes away.

More Details

Brenda Bender
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 April, 2018

About Brenda Bender

Our Story

Over 25 years ago we started coming to Green Reef, it was love at first site! Walking along the shore we promised ourselves that one day we would own a townhome in Green Reef. We have looked at property from Panama City to Pensacola, never finding anything quite like our beloved Green Reef. Then in March 2004 we got a call from our Realtor that a town home in Green Reef had come onto the market.

We drove down on a Saturday and had an offer in on Monday. Our dream became a reality on April 30, 2004.

We have gone to great lengths to try to make our home comfortable and inviting, personally selecting each item. We want you to enjoy your stay and have a great time. We also hope you will treat our home with the same respect and care that you would your own or a best friend’s home.

We know that accidents can happen and if you have a “mishap” please let our house manager know so that we can take care of any problems. We would much prefer to bring in the maids to clean up a spill; or the handyman in to fix or replace something broken than let it go for our next guests to find and become unhappy about. Thank you in advance for taking care of our home.

Sincerely, Bill & Brenda Bender

Brenda Bender purchased this townhome in 2004

Why Brenda Bender chose Destin

The beaches in Destin are some of the most beautiful beach anywhere. The beaches of most of the Panhandle are composed of smooth silky white sand that came from the wearing down of the Appalachian mountains. The beaches of Destin have been voted as the 'Best in the South' and one of the top three 'Favorite Family Vacation Destinations' by the readers of Southern Living.

What makes this townhome unique

Destin is known as the 'World's Luckiest Fishing Village' due to the large number of trophy fish caught off its shores. Destin is known for having the largest charter-boat and private fishing fleet in Florida. Everything from sport fishing charters for the serious fisherman; party boat charters; romantic sunset or dolphin cruises. Watersports are abundant on the Emerald Coast. Destin offers everything from Pontoon, Powerboat, Hobie Cat, and Sailboat rentals. So whether you want to charter a boat for a few hours to try your hand at catching dinner or want to take the kids on a Dolphin cruise, there is something for every member of your family or group. Green Reef 19 is centrally located to just about everything you would need, from groceries, the Silver Sand Outlet Mall, antiques, bars, restaurants and two marinas. There are several (Crab Trap, Captain Dave's, Kenny D's), restaurants that are within walking distance. Others a short drive such as the wonderful Marina Cafe, Dewey Destin's and Pompano Joe's are but a few of the wide variety of dining experiences in Destin. We have a Welcome Book in the town- home that offers additional suggestions (from us & our guests) of things to do, places to go and more restaurants.

You will never lack for something to do in Destin, but don’t miss just sitting on the deck with your favorite cool beverage and watching the sunset. Nothing is more relaxing than hearing the waves and watching the ocean as it turns from gold to silver.

We welcome you to Green Reef 19/Dolphin's Run, it will be one of the best vacations you will ever have. Just read what some of our 90 guests have said over the last decade!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We hope you have a great time during your stay in our Townhome.

We would love to hear your comments and/or suggestions on how

we could make your stay even more enjoyable.


Bill & Brenda Bender
Jul 2004
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Destin in Okaloosa County

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Half Bathroom -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 4* - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Converts into 4th bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , 2 Queen Aero beds, 1 Queen E-Z bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • *The town home has three real bedrooms. The beach level has a living area that converts into a 4th bedroom with a queen sleeper sofa. A door separates it from the hall bath and 3rd bedroom. This area has the great view of the water and you can hear the waves. Area has a separate closet and TV. We supply a bar shield and extra thick topper for comfort. Hall bath is shared with the 3rd beach level bedroom.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Decking
  • 12 deck chairs
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Coming to Destin? *Book one of the best properties on the beach! 92 5-Stars*
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 96 reviews
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Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

We absolutley loved staying at Green Reef 19! The accomodations were above and beyond our expectations and conveniently located! We woke up at 6 every morning to watch the dolphins and they were there without fail! It was spectacular and we decided this would be a place we would come back over and over because we were so pleased with the amenities and the bargain! We love this place and could not have asked for anything better!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2008
  • Date of Stay: August 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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11 2

Absolutely beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and super quiet! Right on the beach! Can't wait to come back! Thank u for sharing your place with my family!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cleveland, Tennessee

Loved the condo, location, amenities, we loved it all!

  • 5 of 5

I loved the beach towels, umbrellas, beach chairs etc. being available. I loved the quality of the linens. We really enjoyed the outdoor room with the grill, the curtains for privacy and candles. The balconies off each level were perfect. The basement level kitchen made a great extra room and super easy for grilling. The ice machine was a plus. There are some places to eat in walking distance. We loved our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The house was clean and has an amazing view.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed every moment and we are coming back for sure. The host was so kind and well organized. Highly recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cypress, Texas

Best Time!

  • 5 of 5

Great vacation home! Had the best time and the owner is amazing! Can't wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a magical place!! Just saying that our family had a wonderful time here isn't even close enough to how we felt here and seeing my grandkids eyes light up when they walked in the house and then explode when they walked out on the back patio!!!

The memories we have are priceless. The weather worked out great for us.

No one was ready to leave. Goodbye beautiful white sand between our toes!!

Thank you for sharing your home with us Brenda! We were Blessed!

Wendy Wilcox

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another Broken Egg Cafe -- CLOSED
Publix Super Market
Bonefish Grill
The food is very good here, nice atmosphere and it is close to the town home.
The Fresh Market
We looked forward to this Fresh Market opening here in Destin, FL. We have a number in Atla...
Kenny D's New Orleans Cuisine
Not far from the townhome, low keyed and good food. Friendly staff.
790 On The Gulf
We love having lunch here. Sit by the windows and enjoy the view of the beach, ocean and pe...
Osaka Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
If you love Sushi, this is the place. Nice atmosphere, and the selection is always the fres...
Captain Dave's On The Gulf
Right next door to the town home. Nice area to sit outside and enjoy the beach and ocean. Go...
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
A great shopping experience. Something for everyone, from Ralph Lauren to Waterford.
The Wine Bar
Great selection of beer, wine and spirits. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Fantastic sele...
Marina Cafe
This is one of our favorite destination restaurants. We've been coming here for over 20 yea...
Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Okaloosa Regional Airport, Code VPS
Nearest Barpub
0.12 Miles
Captain Dave's on the Gulf
Nearest Restaurant
0.12 Miles
Capt. Dave's on the Gulf-Walk to it!
Nearest Beach
Crystal Beach/Miramar Beach-On the Beach!
Car: necessary

Ocean Rafting & More, Paddleboard rentals


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Destin, North West Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Last Minute Specials
28 Apr 2018 - 18 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Summer
26 May 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
11 Aug 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Fall
29 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
3 Nov 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Thanksgiving Week
17 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
24 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Christmas Week
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
New Years Week
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £42.14
Administrative Fee £178.58 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, M/C, Discover, AMX, PayPal

7 night, Sat-Sat minimum only during the season, includes cleaning fee. Stays less than 4 nights will have a cleaning fee of $275.

Cleaning fees are included in the weekly prices. Stays less than 5 nights will incur a cleaning fee of $275. Above rates do not include the 11% FL State Sales Tax (unless stated as a special all inclusive rate).

35% Deposit required to reserve, along with filled-out and signed contract. Final balance is due 90 days prior to arrival. We are happy to take personal or business checks for the rental. We do not accept wire transfers. However, if you prefer to use a credit card there is a 3.5% Administrative Fee.

The security/damage deposit can be handled with two options: 1) pay HomeAway $59 for a $1500 policy or 2) send a separate $800 check, which we hold. It is returned to you after your departure when there has been no damage or missing items.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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