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People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

LARGEST PRIVATE POOL IN CRYSTAL BEACH! TOTALLY RENOVATED HOME! STEPS TO BEACH!

The newly renovated 'A Sandpiper's Dream' beach cottage is in the highly desirable location of Crystal Beach! Located a few steps to the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico ocean. This beautifully decorated three bedroom plus bunk room with two full bath home is dressed in a nautical style in appreciation of the coastal lifestyle.

This home boasts a large 18 X 30 PRIVATE GUNITE SWIMMING POOL... NO you do not have to share with a community! Or an entire condominium complex! It is all yours!

The large living room and eat in kitchen is sunny & bright with natural sunlight and has a large leather sectional sofa with plenty of seating, free wifi, 50'HD flat screen TV and Blue Ray DVD.

Large dining and kitchen area seats 12, fully-stocked newly renovated kitchen with BOSCH appliances, includes KEURIG coffee maker. Enjoy grilling and eating poolside in covered outdoor dining area using the homes gas grill.

MASTER BEDROOM

The master bedroom with private balcony features its own large bath, walk-in closet, beautifully furnished, king-size bed, twin bunk beds and a 32' flat screen TV with DVD.

MINI MASTER

The main floor king bedroom is cool and inviting with a walk in closet and 32' flat screen TV.

QUEEN ROOM

A large room with two queen beds, walk in closet and 32' flat screen TV.

WASHING MACHINE & DRYER FURNISHED. Ample parking in driveway.

Menus and directions to all local eating establishments,amusement parks, dolphin sight seeing excursions, sunset dinner cruise, & deep sea charter boats. Many Harbor Restaurants will 'Cook your Catch'. THE DESTIN COMMONS IS WITHIN 1 MILE, HAS A MOVIE THEATER, DINNING, SHOPPING, KIDS WATER FOUNTAIN & PLAY GROUND. A HUGE PRO BASS SPORTING GOOD STORE WITH A GIANT SHARK FOR THE VACATION PHOTOS. BAYTOWN AT SANDESTIN IS 6 MINUTES AWAY

More Details

Property Manager
Angela Moody
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2017

What makes this house unique

Only a few steps to the Barracuda Street beach access. Private 18x30 heated gunite pool, largest pool in the entire crystal beach area. Newly renovated and updated! New beds, linens, towels, furniture and 4 flat screen TV's! 50' TV in the living room with cable and Blue Ray DVD player, Wii system and WIFI included!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a great time in Destin at the Sandpiper. It was so new and clean! The main challenge was getting the kids to leave the huge pool and backyard. We loved grilling out on the back deck, it is very private with a tall privacy fence surrounding the yard and pool. The ocean is just across the street and the home is close to any restaurant you could think of. We highly recommend for a family vacation.



Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Sep 2013
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Location

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Pensacola Int (PNS) or Destin/Fort Walton (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Around the corner
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
US Hwy 98, Mid Bay Bridge
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Every restaurant you could want is close by
Car: recommended

A Sandpipers Dream is located in Crystal Beach, Florida, in East Destin and is one of the area’s most desirable rental communities. This gorgeous, white sand beach will absolutely take your breath away! With plenty of opportunities for fishing, sailing, kayaking, boating, dining, or just lounging on the beach, all this and many more Gulf of Mexico activities are located just around the corner from A Sandpipers Dream.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Crystal Beach in Destin

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Outside Shower - Outdoor Shower
  • Granite counters in all baths
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Private bath, balcony, 32' flat screen TV & DVD player.
    King Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Walk in closet, 32' flat screen TV.
    Queen Room - 2 Large Double Bed , Walk in closet, 32' flat screen TV.
    Bunk room - 2 Single Bed , Bunk room with 2 twins
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(34 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.7647057 based on 35 reviews
Nicholasville
5

We loved this place!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place and plan to come back next year! The backyard area and huge pool was the highlight of our stay with plenty of room to move around. Our only negative was that the big outdoor table shown in pics was not there, just a four- top high top table. With 9 people it would have been nice to all be able to sit at the table outside to eat. We used the umbrella (we rigged it to be able to use it-needed a screw for the base or something to hold it upright) for shade and in the afternoon the trees provide great shade as well.

We had two families that consisted of four adults and five kids ranging from 2.5 to 8 yrs old. The bunk beds upstairs worked out great for naps for the youngest two children (2.5 and 4yrs) in regards to being a quiet area where they could sleep undisturbed. All of the beds were super comfortable as well.

The kitchen area had a great flow with multiple people working in it at the same time. We could put the kids at the dining table and adults at the bar stools for dinner. The kitchen was well equipped with plenty of pots and pans and utensils as well.

We used the beach cart daily and it was only a block to the entrance to the public access. There really isn't a lot of public beach space though as the private beach chairs are set up in front of the roped off areas. So anyone using public access was forced to be back up further on the beach. We ended up going onto the reserved beach area where there were a hardly any people and no one said anything.

Overall this is a fabulous place!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

The location is in a great spot in Destin. You're a few minutes walk to the beach, and grocery stores and gas stations are just a short drive. The pool is also a great after a day at the beach. The only issue we had was with the air conditioning. The room with two queen beds never got cool which made for some uncomfortable nights, but other than that this property was great!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean and great location

  • 5 of 5

Property was well maintained. Backyard/pool was a plus.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great long-weekend stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this property. There was plenty of sleeping space, and we made do with the 2 bathrooms. There were enough bath towels for the 11 of us, but you should bring extra beach towels if you have a large group.

The location is premiere - you just walk across the street to the beach boardwalk, and then have to walk a little ways down the beach to the public part. Not bad at all! The house is just minutes away from the toll bridge into Destin, so there are plenty of restaurants and shopping in the area.

The backyard pool is a great addition too, with a nice sized deck for enjoying the sun. You will need to provide your own toilet paper, paper towels, laundry detergent, trash bags, etc but there are plenty of stores nearby.

For the location, amenities, and size, you cannot beat the price! Communications with the owner were a little slow/delayed, but she was very accommodating and even let us extend our stay at the last minute.

There's a long driveway with plenty of room to park, and the door has a code-lock so you don't have to keep up with any keys.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mitchell W. Whiteisde, AIA
5

Weekend Escape

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were looking for a weekend to getaway from the world and relax. We were fortunate enough to find this property. It was what we needed and more, exceeded all our expectations. House was exactly as portrayed, well appointed, great location, easy beach access and yet seemed far away from everything - great place to vacation and to relax. We are already looking to future dates when we can return. We highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Location, Great House

  • 4 of 5

The house is wonderful and is well maintained. The pool is large and we had it heated. The pool was very warm when the water level was high enough. The pool started cooling off and we figured out the water level was getting too low. The beach is a very short walk away. The beaches were great with soft white sand.

The only complaint is the property manager can be difficult to get in touch with. We were given the wrong code to the door and had to wait an hour before getting a return call with the correct door code. We had some trouble getting in touch with her before our vacation to get the door code in the first place. Calling her is the best option and you may have to try a few times.

This really is a great place though. The back yard is a great place to hang out and the fence makes it feel quite private. Everything you need is close by. It's not a secluded location but it still feels like a laid back, fairly quiet area.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Crystal Beach, North West Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Early Fall
27 Aug 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,475
for 4 nights
From
£307
£2,047
 
 
Late Fall
15 Oct 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,107
for 3 nights
From
£286
£1,842
 
 
Fall/Winter
19 Nov 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£984
for 4 nights
From
£184
£1,552
£1,965
 
 
Winter
3 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,552
for 7 nights
£1,552
 
 
Early Spring
1 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,638
for 4 nights
From
£348
£2,693
 
 
Spring
1 Apr 2018 - 19 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,475
for 4 nights
From
£307
£2,415
 
 
Summer
20 May 2018 - 4 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,783
for 7 nights
£2,783
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £184.17
Damage Insurance £43.47

Add $225 cleaning fee and 11% tax to all reservations, even those marked "flat fee." VRBO site states "flat fee" on special weeeks and there is no way to change on the site. All rates and fees are subject to change until reservation deposit has been received.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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