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Leap Of Faith Cottage FREE Beach Serv. Short stroll to the Beach!

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Clipper Cove - Leap Of Faith Cottage

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9

The cottages in Clipper Cove are quaint reminders of days gone by with white picket fences, front porches, and bright decorative colors, with the entire community built on a cul-de-sac.

This wonderful 3 bedroom - 2 bath beach cottage is located in the beautiful Crystal beach community of Destin Florida.

We invite you and your family to stay in our newly remodeled home for a week in paradise! If you like sugar - white sand, emerald waters and swaying palms, you will love this community. This newly remodeled charming little Beach Cottage is perfect for your next Destin vacation. We are providing FREE Beach Service in Season! ( Mar - Oct ) 2 chairs and 1 umbrella waiting for you each day of your stay!

Leap of Faith is located within the quiet beach community of Crystal Beach Cottages in Destin. Just a short five minute stroll away from the emerald green waters and sugar white sands at Crystal Beach.

Soooooo much to see and do!: The beach walkover is 350 paces South and some of Destins' finest shopping is 350 paces North. Our home is in a perfect location, You will want to return year after year! Crystal Beach promotes cottages, rather then high rises, to capture the Old Florida Community feeling.

We suggest walking to the corner Bistro ( Camille's ), sit on the veranda, read the paper and enjoy a relaxing breakfast and cup of coffee while watching the morning joggers pass by. While at the beach, try one of their smoothies or return in the evening for some of the finest Sushi or seafood in Destin. There are also many beautiful golf courses within 5 miles of your vacation home. You will also enjoy Dolphin watching, jogging and just sitting at the beach to soak in the beauty of the emerald waters as well as the spectacular sunsets. If you enjoy shopping then you will be able to shop till you drop! Destin Commons is only 2 minutes away or you can find several treasures at the Silver Sands outlet mall

Time to relax as well!: After you have enjoyed the beaches, you can relax and enjoy the feeling of Key West abound in this neighborhood of white picket fences and pastel colored homes. Enjoy the large porch and relax after a fun day in the sun!

Perfectly located for enjoying shopping, dining and all of the Destin area attractions. Perfect for families or couples looking for a quiet beach retreat.

When you’re tired of taking in the beach, you can lounge by the community pool.

What to do besides enjoy our wonderful beach: Should you wish to explore what the local area has to offer, you'll find an abundance of choices. Sidewalks line scenic 98 for walking, running or bike riding. We are a short drive to the Silver Sands mall to the West, or luxury shopping at Destin Commons to the East. Kenny D's, The Crab Trap, and Pompano Joe's are all within a short drive. For evening entertainment, Destin is known for some wonderfully upscale eateries, as well as your regular fare. Friendly night life and nearby state of the art movie theater.

Destin Commons outdoor mall. Enjoy such great stores as Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor Loft, Banana Republic, Belk, Books-A-Million & Maui Nix Surf Shop to rattle off a few.

The Track Amusement Center in Destin, Florida offers mini golf, Water Bumper Boats, go-carts & for those not faint of heart, Bungee Jumping.

Big Kahuna’s Water Park is a favorite for young & old a like. Take a break from the wonderful Destin, Florida beach & spend the day here.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Property Manager
Mike & Kathy Shampine - JSRE/Kastlekeepers LLC Property Managers
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based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

Leap Of Faith Cottage FREE Beach Serv. Short stroll to the Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This place is perfect for a family vacation. Very quiet and quaint neighborhood. convenient to everything! Couldn't have asked for anything more!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Leap of Faith Cottage!
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No "Leap of Faith" required: Guaranteed beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is absolutely divine. It's obvious that the owners have done a great deal of work to update this immaculate cottage and ensure that your every need is taken care of. We visited Destin to celebrate my parents' 50th wedding anniversary and had a small multi-generational vacation. This cottage was perfect. A few of our favorite things were the wraparound porch, outside shower, Weber grill, dual oven (cooking at two different temps at the same time!), the beautiful tile floor meant to look like hardwood, and the fully stocked kitchen (from a utensils/dishes/cooking and bakeware perspective). They even provided a pull behind beach cart to transport your cooler and beach items, and professional chair service (two chairs and one umbrella) were provided each day of our stay. Other great pluses include a quiet neighborhood with little traffic, easy 1.5 block walk to the beach, and a very well kept neighborhood pool three doors down from this home. The neighborhood is a mix of permanent residents and vacationers. Everyone we met was incredibly friendly and helpful. It's also important to note that this neighborhood is located right off of Rt 98 but just east of the very commercial areas of Destin. So it's quiet, yet close to everything Destin has to offer. If you tire of the beach and you'd like to learn about the area, our family recommends the Armament Museum at Eglin Airforce Base (40 mins west), the Destin Fishing & History Museum (in town), and Eden Gardens State Park with its 1895 Antebellum home (40 mins northeast). We enjoyed eating at the Surf Hut, McGwire's, and Gilligan's (possibly the best deal in town with $13.99 all-you-can-eat catfish and shrimp. Right on the bay - don't be fooled by the outside!) We received great service from the property manager and our family is looking forward to returning to Destin and to this home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this lovely review! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Leap of Faith Cottage. Please come back soon to visit us again!!!
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Wonderful family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Destin but won't be our last. The house was a perfect location and a short walk to the beach. The access to the beach was a great location with the use of the covered facility that had restrooms and somewhere to have a picnic without walking back to the house. The neighborhood was quiet and charming. It was very clean, we had no complaints. Kathy was wonderful to work with and met everyone of our needs and questions with quick response. The men went deep sea fishing with the company AJ's boat named New Florida girl and caught lots of fish and the local restaurant AJ's prepared our fresh catch with a meal that was awesome! We took the evening sailboat dolphin tour with AJ's that was a wonderful experience. We saw over 20 dolphins. We didn't want our week to come to an end. We also did some shopping at Banana Bart's local shop and got some great gifts. We also visited Pensacola and saw the Blue Angels that was well worth the trip, if anyone gets the chance it's a lifetime experience and it's free. The only dislike about the home was the living room couch was very uncomfortable, it's a sleeper sofa so that may explain why it was uncomfortable. Overall it was wonderful and we would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this review! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and made such wonderful memories. I am sorry to hear that the sofa is uncomfortable! It is just one year old so I will have to see if there is anything we can do to fix this!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Northwest Regional (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Johnny O'Quigley's Sports Bar
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Regatta Bay
Nearest Motorway
0.05 Miles
Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.03 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.03 Miles
Crystal Beach
Car: recommended

Near the Ocean


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Clipper Cove, Emerald Coast-Destin Area

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
8 Oct 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
5 Nov 2016 - 24 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Damage Insurance £40
Departure Clean £127 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

We do require 25 or older to reserve our properties

We do adhere to a 25 or older to reserve policy for all of our rentals. We will not rent to vacationing students or singles under 25 years of age unless accompanied by an adult guardian or parent. No chaperoned groups. There must be 1 adult parent or guardian staying at the property for every 4 under the age of 25.

First payment of $300 by credit card is due at the time of reservation. Final payment is due by personal check, 60 days before arrival.
Note: if reservation is made within 60 days of arrival, the enitire amount will be due by credit card at the time of reservation.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Clipper Cove in North West Florida

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Guest Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • There is also an outdoor shower for rinsing off after a day at the beach!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , twin roll away bed stored in Master bedroom closet
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Second Guest Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • The living room has a queen size sofa sleeper This home will accommodate a maximum of 9 people
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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