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RENOVATED With Comfort in Mind, Rocker Recliner, Soft Beds with Beach Service

Bedrooms 2
Space 861 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths (Sleeps 5)

Location: Sterling Sands, Mid-Destin, Destin Area, Florida North West, Florida, USA Accommodations: Condominium, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 5).

Our PLATINUM RATED, 2 BR/2BA condo is located on the second floor of Sterling Sands. Sterling Sands is an eight story complex with 380 feet of gulf front. It is located directly on the Gulf with no roads to cross in mid-Destin close to shopping, restaurants and entertainment. It is a block from Big Kahuna water park and across the street from The Track.

The 71 foot free-form pool is heated seasonally.

This condo has amazing views of the gulf and center views of the pool through the 15 foot floor to ceiling sliders and plexi-glass balcony railings.

FREE BEACH SERVICE!! (seasonal) For the duration of your stay, you will have a dedicated set of two chairs and an umbrella. This is a $35 a day value!

Our condo has a comfortable rocker recliner and 4 inch memory foam toppers on the beds. We care about your comfort. Our condo is tastefully decorated and full of local art for you to enjoy. Some of the art is by the owners themselves.


Wood-look tile throughout the condo.

New cabinets, granite countertops and stainless appliances.

All new sinks and faucets in both the kitchen and baths.

Reconfigured master bath with more cabinet and counter space

Retextured and repainted ceilings with crown molding

New light fixtures as well as ceiling fans in the living room and both bedrooms

The balcony has two custom built adirondack chairs that are bar height with cup holders. There are also two regular height chairs and a table

The master bedroom has a king sized bed with a memory foam top and a flat screen TV with a DVD player. There is an attached bathroom with a jacuzzi tub.

The second bedroom has a twin over full bunk. The full mattress has a memory foam topper. There is a wall mount TV/DVD player

The comfortable sofa converts into a queen bed.

The living room has a large flat screen TV with a DVD player

The kitchen is well appointed and restocked regularly. There is a pantry for extra storage.

Towels and starter supply of dish soap, dishwasher soap, bath soap and garbage can liners are provided.


380 feet of pristine beach

71 foot free-form pool heated seasonally

Poolside hot tub

Pool loungers and tables with umbrellas

Covered barbecue pavilion with gas grills and picnic tables

Seasonal beach service (March 1 - October 31)

Free WIFI and cable TV

Parking in front of building

Close to entertainment, shopping, restaurants, and golf .

Our condo is owner operated.

Must be 25 to rent.


More Details

Property Manager
Johnny or Leslie Johnson
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018

About Johnny or Leslie Johnson

We are owner/operators that love Destin and have worked hard to make our condo one that you will want to return to. The remodeling was a three week labor of love that we completed ourselves.

Johnny or Leslie Johnson purchased this condo in 2010

Why Johnny or Leslie Johnson chose Destin

We have been coming to Destin to vacation since the 60's. There is no place like it. The sugar white sand and emerald green waters are breathtaking.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you! We had a great time and your condo was perfect! I look forward to doing it again!
Oct 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Destin in Okaloosa County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Bunkbed - Double on bottom
    Den - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Oceanfront complex steps from the beach. Above center of the pool on the second floor. Minimum Age Limit for Renters: 25. This is a no smoking and no pet rental.


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RENOVATED With Comfort in Mind, Rocker Recliner, Soft Beds with Beach Service
average rating of 4.75 based on 53 reviews
Dyersburg, Tennessee

Sterling Sands - 207 - Excellent choice. Everything was great.

  • 5 of 5

My second year at Sterling Sands with this owner. This unit was even better than last year. Fantastic unit. Very well decorated. Everything is really nice. Unit overlooks pool with a great view of the beach. Great pool. Owner is great to work with.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you returned and had a wonderful time. It is guests like you that make our hard work worthwhile.
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Luttrell, TN

Perfect view

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in unit 207 was above anything we might have expected. It was a lovely condo, but we were most impressed with the balcony. It is directly above the pool and the beach is directly beyond the pool. Our view was gorgeous. We ate most every meal on the balcony. The condo was close to the elevator and the added perk of having a trash chute saved steps for two ladies of a certain age. We had a blast.

  • Review Submitted: 03-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo, great family environment!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The condo was more than expected and exactly what we wanted. Staff was very friendly and the whole complex was constantly cleaned and maintained. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for being our guests!
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Indianapolis, IN

Fun in the Sun

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a week vacation in the Sterling Sands condo and thought it was fantastic. The condo has everything you will need. It was a great setup for myself, my husband and our two kids. The condo itself is located centrally in the building on the second floor. It's far enough away from the elevator that you do not have noise from it but close enough to which you don't have long walks. This was good for the little one. The washer and dryer in the unit were great, we used it multiple times and went home with very little dirty laundry. One of the biggest bonus' were the included beach service. On our first day we let them know our name and then every other day the chair and umbrella were set up and reserved for us. Perfect! The staff at Sterling Sands were great, everyone was very friendly and did an amazing job of keeping the property nice.

The maybe one down fall is the traffic in the area but honestly that's the way it goes in a costal vacation area. This will be the case no matter where you stay in Destin.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! Thanks so much for your review.
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The condo was lovely. We loved the view.

  • 4 of 5

My only complaint was not the owners fault. The hot tub kept acting up as did the elevators. The facility otherwise was clean and pretty.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Beach Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Condo 207. Great attention to details, nice decor, very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed coffee in the morning and wine in the evening on the deck overlooking the pool and ocean. We liked the bistro style chairs/table and the higher deck chairs--very comfortable. The condo facility itself is also very clean and comfortable--the pool, hot tub, and private boardwalk access to the beach. The beach service included as part of the condo rental was also a huge plus. The guys in the beach service were very pleasant and detailed--making our daily stay on the beach more enjoyable. Other pluses about the condo--located within a 5 minute walk down the beach to The Back Porch--a relaxing Seafood Restaurant overlooking the beach. And you can walk across the street to pick up your wine--or other liquid refreshments at Beach Liquor. Overall we were very impressed with both the condo facility and our stay in Condo 207.

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! We hope that you are able to return!
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS),Ft Walton
Nearest Golf
3.7 Miles
Regatta Bay
Nearest Motorway
You are on Hwy 98E aka Emerald Coast Pkwy
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Back Porch (Subway, Mervins's Pizza across st)
Nearest Beach
You are on the beach!

Fly Into Ft. Walton or Panama City airport.

There is so much to do! The beach, of course is the main attraction. Beach service of two chairs and an umbrella are included in the rental. You are able to rent extras. There are ocean kayaks and stand up paddleboards for rent. Many people enjoy parasailing and there are several operators nearby.

The Track, with go-carts, bumper boats, kiddie rides, bungee jumping and mini golf, is across the street. The Big Kahuna Waterpark is also within walking distance.

At nearby HarborWalk, there are many opportunities for charter fishing. Crab Island is a sand bar that attracts lots of people on the weekends and easily accessed by pontoon boat or jet ski which are rented from vendors on the harbor. Crab Island is just north of the Destin bridge.

If you enjoy shopping, there is plenty. The Commons and Silver Sands Outlet mall are a short drive away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Destin, North West Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Early Summer
12 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Peak Summer
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4th of July week
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Summer
7 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
21 Jul 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £74.26 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £148.52

No smoking and no pets - no exceptions. Minimum age 25 to rent. Rates subject to change without notice.
Dates available: Year Round

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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