|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
Located on a quiet cul-de-sac directly adjacent to private beach access and only a few yards to the gulf or heated community pool. Enjoy the sunset or a cup of coffee from one of the wrap-around porches facing the beautiful emerald waters. Large open kitchen / dining / family room layout. Perfect for entertaining a large group. Simple Pleasures was built in 2002, and has all of the amenities of a newer house.
The kitchen has been updated with gorgeous granite counters and stone backsplash. The kitchen is a chef's delight - fully stocked to help you serve up whatever culinary delight you desire!
Wrap up your day at the beach or pool by rinsing off under the outdoor shower. Simple Pleasures has a private grassed backyard, a covered carport, plenty of parking, and a gas grill. It's location at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac makes it perfect for young kids to get out and play as they wind down the day, while the parents relax under the gazebo in the center of the cul-de-sac!
Simple Pleasures is a beach retreat that you will want to come back to year after year for your Destin Holiday!
Four bedrooms, three baths with a den/loft for extra sleeping and great 180 degree ocean and beach views. All rooms updated with new flat screen TV's.
Conveniently located within walking distance to the grocery store, plenty of restaurants, and the Silver Sands Outlet Mall. Downtown Destin and Sandestin Village are both a short drive away!
House sleeps 13. The bedroom layout is ideal for a group with multiple families:
First Floor: Master King Bedroom and bath with porch, Twin BUNK and single Twin bedroom, Queen Bedroom, and a second Full Hall bath.
Second Floor: Kitchen, Living room with Queen Sleeper Sofa and wrap around porch, Queen Bedroom, Full Hall bath, washer/dryer in full laundry room.
Third Floor: Tower den/loft with Queen Sleeper Sofa.
Bedding: King, Two Queens, Twin Bunk and single twin, Two Queen Sleeper Sofas.
•Heated Community Pool
•Destin (Miramar Beach)
•Private Beach Access Walkway
•180 Degree Gulf and Beach Views
•Wireless Internet Access
Our three families from the Dallas/Fort Worth TX area purchased this beautiful home to have a fabulous place to vacation with our families to build lasting memories! We would love for u to visit our home and make your own family memories too
Tim Nystrom purchased this house in 2013
Simple Pleasures was chosen for the quaintness of the neighborhood along with it's commanding beach and ocean views and it's close proximity (30 yard walk) to the white sandy beaches of the Emerald Coast! It's location at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac makes it perfect for young kids to get out and play as they wind down the day, while us parents relax under the gazebo in the center of the cul-de-sac!
Simple Pleasures is a few steps to the beach, a short walk to restaurants, shops and the grocery store, yet in a quiet newer neighborhood. The beach is front of the house is quieter since we are not surrounded by high rise condo complexes.
"Simple Pleasures" was just that....a pleasure! The beach house was very neat and clean. The house was spacious and well appointed. We had 6 adults, 2 teens and 2 babies and we had plenty of room. It is the closest house in Gulfside Cottages to the beach. Our family really enjoyed "Simple Pleasures"!
We loved the house! It was the perfect distance to the beach (without spending double to be right on the beach!). We fit 4 families with kiddos comfortably! The house was well maintained, had everything we needed and the owners were super responsive to all of our needs. Will definitely stay at this house again when we go back!
We have stayed at various houses in Destin over the past five years and have even stayed in some within Gulfside Cottages. This house has a great location for walking to the beach and/or the pool. It is at the back of the neighborhood, so it was quiet as well. The walking path to the beach was very private and made it easy to make multiple trips back and forth to the beach. The pictures are somewhat deceiving if you are hoping for an actual ocean view. Since the pictures were taken, a new three story house is being built between this house and the ocean/beach. There is only one small area where you can glimpse a peek of the beach from the third story loft. Overall the property was in decent condition. Air conditioning worked great (two units - one for downstairs and one for upstairs). The couches and chairs in the family room were not very clean (tons of "yuckiness" in the couch cushions). Not sure most people would notice that, but we were traveling with a toddler and a preschooler so of course they found every piece of unwanted trash! One of the biggest disappointments for us was that a high chair was listed as an amenity, but there was not a high chair in the house. We called the housekeeping company to see if we could get one, but were told the owner was out of the country and there was nothing they could do. We ate almost all meals at the house and without having a place to safely put the toddler, it was made more difficult. Most of the other houses we have stayed in have included access to the outdoor shed for things that many vacationers tend to leave anyway...beach cart, chairs, beach toys, umbrellas, etc. This house did not and is another reason I would not give it five stars. Overall a decent property that is showing its age and rented use with a GREAT location.
We love this beach house! This is the second year we have stayed in it.
It is clean, well stocked and the a/c was great to come in to from the heat.
It is a short walk to the beach and pool. The outlets are very close along with many restaurants.
We frequent Win Dixie, CVS Panera, Wales Tail and Surf Hut and they are only about 5 minutes away.
We spent Spring Break with a large group and everyone had ample space to sleep and lounge when not at the beach. The house was clean and ready for our arrival. We were short a set of sheets for a pullout, but the housekeeping company delivered a new set the next day. We noticed some minor maintenance issues and reported them as well. The owner called me to let us know that they issues were known and parts were on order. The location was great as it was close to the beach , but far enough away as to not have people around us all the time. We were able to walk to restaurants and the Outlet Mall as well.
Our stay consisted of my family and 2 other families. This was our first time using a rental by owner and we are overly satisfied with our experience and will for sure be booking again. You cannot beat the location for a kid-friendly environment with amazing beaches and the closeness to shopping. I could go on and on but I wont. I will end with this, thank you for providing us with a place that provided us with the feeling of home without being our home.
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|Property Damage Protection||£47|
|Cleaning Fee||£200 + Tax|
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. $225 Cleaning Fee added to every reservation.