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Destin Gulfgate 401 - Beach Front- Available May 30 thru June 3. Also June 17

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,430 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Barbecue

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Available May 27 to June 3 with 3 night minimum. Also available June 17 and July 15 weeks (Saturday to Saturday). Travel Channel awarded Destin the honor of being voted the 'Best Family Beach' in 2013!!! Subscribers have voted Destin Gulfgate the best vacation rental condo in Destin!!! And guess what? The Number 1 rating was awarded BEFORE the new pool and fitness center at Destin Gulfgate were completed in March 2013.

Want to see a live shot of the beach and the new pool at Destin Gulfgate? Go to dgcam.us and see for yourself. You can take control of the web camera and use your mouse to control the camera yourself. Go to the lower right corner of the screen at www.dgcam.us and click on the "blue dot surrounded by cross hairs" icon to take control of the camera. If someone else is online and currently controlling the camera, you may have to wait your turn. When you can gain control the camera, note the two blue dots (on vertical and horizontal lines) and one green dot. The blue dots can be moved vertically or horizontally using your mouse to move the webcam left (east) to right (west) or up or down to view the pool, gazebo, beach, water or the open Gulf on the horizon. The green dot can be moved with your mouse to zoom in and out. Try it!!! A picture is worth a thousand words!!

If you're coming to the beach, stay ON THE BEACH! And it doesn't get any better than Destin Gulfgate #401.

Located on the east end of the fifth floor, DG #401 has SIDE WINDOWS for AWESOME VIEWS DOWN THE BEACH, day and night. And there is nothing between the 30' x 8' balcony railing and the Gulf of Mexico but sand and seaoats!

Destin Gulfgate is a small 65 unit family oriented gated condo community located in the middle of Destin, off Hwy 98 on 465' of beach which gives everyone more room at the beach. Come see for yourself why this family-friendly, gated condo is a repeat favorite year after year! And Destin #401 is the best way to enjoy that vacation!

Being on the east end, away from the center elevators, means more privacy and quiet time. The unit was decorated in relaxing beach colors and decor to give a Florida beach cottage feel....this is the beach after all! Everything about this custom floorplan makes it one of the largest 2BR 2BA units in Destin with 1430 SQ FT heated and cooled, in addition to the 30' foot balcony, a large size fully stocked kitchen, plus laundry room with brand new side by side washer and dryer. The 2 bedroom suites have their own baths and privacy; lots of closet space. THE WHOLE UNIT HAS BEEN TILED WITH 16' DIAGONAL TILES. COUNTER TOPS IN THE KITCHEN,GUEST BATH AND WET BAR WERE RECENTLY UPGRADED TO GRANITE.

The Master Bedroom has a King sized bed with new pillowtop mattress overlooking a WALL OF GLASS with sliding glass doors to the balcony. Adjoining the MBR is a large Bath with dual vanities and a 6' WALK IN SHOWER. The Second Bedroom/Suite hosts 2 QUEEN BEDS, lots of closet space and TV/BluRay Player. Adjoining is a large bath with 6' WHIRLPOOL tub with shower head.

The Living/Dining area is 15' x 29' with a 15' WALL OF GLASS opening to the balcony, in addition to windows on the side for a very light and beach feeling, day and night. Great sunrises! Queen Sleeper sofa, 55" Sony FLAT SCREEN TV plus Blu Ray player for your enjoyment plus secured wireless high speed internet. The living room and master bedroom have true High Definition TV service with lots of movie channels. In Destin, converter boxes are needed to obtain true High Definition TV; the owner of 401 pays extra to provide such converter boxes in the living room, master bedroom and guest bedroom. Most owners only provide regular TV reception (no converter boxes) but 401 has three converter boxes!! Netflix is also available in the living room. Both bedrooms have 40" flat screen High Definition TVs and the kitchen has a 21" flat screen TV with built-in DVD player. Netflix is provided at no additional charge to rental guests.

For GPS, MapQuest, Google Maps, use following address: 1180 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, Florida, 32541. GPS coordinates: 30.38448 -86.46111

"WEEKLY RENTAL ONLY" FAMILY SPRING BREAK (Mid-March to Mid-April) and SUMMER ( Mid-May, JUNE, JULY AND EARLY AUGUST)- WEEKLY RENTALS WITH SATURDAY ARRIVALS

NON-SMOKING FAMILIES ONLY!

CONDO RULES REQUIRE A PARENT TO BE ONE OF OCCUPANTS IF PARTY INCLUDES SINGLES UNDER AGE 25.

Destin Gulfgate is centrally located, just two miles from Florida's largest charterboat fishing fleet and seven miles from Silver Sands Designer Factory Stores, one of the Southeast's largest designer outlet malls and Grand Boulevard stores. The condo is within walking distance from THE TRACK Amusement Park and a half mile from BIG KAHUNA Water Slide Amusement Park-kids of all ages will love this and so will the parents. . Also within walking distance to restaurants (Ruth Chris Steak House, The Back Porch), breakfast places, pizza, and more. Fifteen golf courses are within a short driving distance. Wal-Mart super store as well as Winn Dixie and Publix supermarkets are within two miles.

Pets are NOT allowed, No Smoking.

This vacation unit is normally available for rent to non-smoking families (no unaccompanied singles under 25) for WEEKLY rentals with SATURDAY ARRIVALS from early March to Labor Day. Monthly rates for winter visitors are available November to the end of February. *Call for 6 month rates and March departure dates (no 11% tax collected with 6 month lease). OCCASIONALLY STAYS LESS THAN A WEEK ARE AVAILABLE. CHECK WITH US TO BE SURE. CHECK THE CALENDAR TOO.

Must do while in Destin:

Pick up key lime pies from Donut Hole and bring back to condo to enjoy on balcony

Drive down Florida highway 30A (turn right 1-2 miles past Sandestin traffic light) Go all the way until rejoins US 98 at Inlet Beach and return via US 98..

Have lunch or early dinner at Harry T's at the Harbor Walk. Day time adventure to watch all the boats from your table.

Have lunch or dinner at Back Porch Restaurant, down the sidewalk from Destin Gulfgate.. Use pedestrian gate and walk to restaurant.

Be at Harbor Walk on Thursday night for the 7PM Air Show and 9PM fireworks

Rent a pontoon boat and go party at Crab Island (Google 'crab island destin' to see what I mean)

Visit the Factory Stores at Silver Sands (6 miles east on US 98) on cloudy or rainy day. Hazardous to your credit card.

Go to the Village at Baytowne Wharf (turn left at Sandestin Traffic light, ask guard for directions). Go at night. East at Acme's.

Have lunch at Harbor Docks in mid Destin (Jaws II scenes were filmed there when the restaurant was named Captain Dave's)

Eat at Dewey Destin's (two locations: across from Waffle House and turn right on Calhoun Street just before Destin Bridge)

Tired of seafood: Mexican at Pepito's or Callahan's)

Stroll through Destin Commons (behind Bass Pro Shops, 2 miles east down US 98)

Additional pictures of Destin Gulfgate 401 are available at our other website gulfgate.info and video is at gulfgate401.info; availability is also posted on the internet on a calendar at 401schedule.info. Send us an email and we will send you a link to the other photo site and calendar if you cannot get to it.

For the most spacious two bedroom condominium you have ever stayed in, book early. To be put on our mailing list, send us an email. You will not be displeased with DESTIN GULFGATE. Gulfgate is rated #1 Destin vacation rental condo by a popular vacation advisory service.

Keywords: Destin Condominium, Beach front, Emerald Coast, Destin Vacation rental, Gulf front, midrise condo, Gulfgate, Destin Gulfgate, Destin

More Details

Owner
Roland or Pat Guidry, Owners
Member since: 2000
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2017

About Roland or Pat Guidry, Owners

I was the one who initiated, named, planned, designed, marketed, and managed Destin Gulfgate condo, as well as being one of the developers. And as one of the developers and the designer, I made unit 401 unique. It is designed as two separate private suites and is one of a handful on units with both a 6' jacuzzi tub in one bath and a 6' walkin shower in the other. 401 is also a corner unit with more privacy and side windows.

Roland or Pat Guidry, Owners purchased this condo in 1993

Why Roland or Pat Guidry, Owners chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Destin, Florida has the most beautiful beaches in the world. Also, every unit directly faces the beach and the building is closer to the water than any other condo other than those built 35 years ago when building could be placed closer.

What makes this condo unique

460 feet of beach for only 65 units of which a little over half are vacation rental units. Close to everything, including walking distance to the Back Porch and Grazzi restaurants.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Make sure you visit our other web site that contains lots of additional pictures: gulfgate.info



I was the designer and one of the developers of Destin Gulfgate condo and made my unit 401 floor plan extra nice.

It is designed as two totally private suites--you can get from each bedroom to its respective bathroom without coming out into the living area. I also incorporated larger bathrooms and an outside storage closet for beach items. I am also proud of the electonics I have provided: one 37" Flat Screen TV, 2 25" TVs, a kitchen counter TV, two stereo systems, and game port access in the living room and guest bedroom. I also provided two queens in the guest bedroom. My unit 401 is also one of only a hand full of Gulfgate units with a 6' walkin shower in one bathroom, and a 6' jacuzzi tub in the other. 401 is an end unit which has the advantage of side windows and also extra privacy and peace and quiet because the unit is at the end of the walkway and the only people who walk by your door are those who use the stairway rather than the elevators (not many do). Pat and I are very proud of the remodeling we just completed in January of 07--take a look at the pictures at gulfgate.info Come stay in our pride and joy!!!
Mar 2007
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Destin in Okaloosa County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , New matress in 2013
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed
  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom has king sized bed with new pillowtop mattress and box springs, lots of closet space, 15' of glass across the beach side., Queen size Beds (2) Guest#2 Bedroom has two queen size beds, lots of closet space, TV/DVD/VCR; Living sofa is queen sleeper sofa, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The living room sofa converts to a queen sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
End unit with windows with awesome views up and down the beach day and night, closet just outside the door to unit 401 is well stocked with beach umbrella, chairs, children's beach toys, 6' walk in shower in Master Bath, Pantry,

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveller reviews)

Destin Gulfgate 401 - Beach Front- Available May 30 thru June 3. Also June 17
average rating of 4.918919 based on 38 reviews
Maurice, La.
5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this lovely condo last month as we have for many years. The owners are very accommodating and always value our stay. The unit is always very clean, well equipped, updated, and beautifully decorated. As this is a corner unit, the beach views are spectacular from two sides. We love spending time on the wonderful balcony. It's location in the property makes it very quiet. Looking forward to our next stay at Destin in Gulfgate unit 401.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Slidell, La
5

Great Destin Location

  • 5 of 5

Love this condo! It's a spacious, sunny corner unit - which also makes it quieter! The unit wide balcony and side windows offer expansive views of the Gulf. The decor is bright and beachy and the unit is spotlessly clean. The two large bedrooms and private baths are arranged for maximum privacy. bedrooms and living room all have large screen tv's and the latest electronics - with directions! Because the complex is wide, it has a huge beach front - which means the beach is never overcrowded. It's such a great location with dining and shopping in either direction. Perfect condo in perfect location!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Slidell, La
5

Best Beach Location

  • 5 of 5

Love this condo! It's a spacious, sunny corner unit - which also makes it quieter! The unit wide balcony and side windows offer expansive views of the Gulf. The decor is bright and beachy and the unit is spotlessly clean. The two large bedrooms and private baths are arranged for maximum privacy. bedrooms and living room all have large screen tv's and the latest electronics - with directions! Because the complex is wide, it has a huge beach front - which means the beach is never overcrowded. It's such a great location with dining and shopping in either direction. Perfect condo in perfect location!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Chnastr@yahoo.com

  • 5 of 5

Unit 401 has once again lived up to all of our expectations. It is the cleanest condo rental I've ever stayed in. We have a sisters week twice a year in Destin Florida. There are four of us between the ages of 55 and 77. The floor layout is perfect. Each bedroom suite has its own hallway with restroom. The balcony is large. Great for relaxing and listening to the serf and looking over the beautiful emerald waters of the gulf. The complex has a nice workout room and pool. The employees are alway helpful and pleasant. We can't wait till our next visit!

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

R&R was 100%

  • 5 of 5

As always, the 401 condo was immaculate and well maintenanced. The floor layout is perfect for my group. We also enjoyed the workout room. Employees and management are always friendly and helpful. WE WILL BE BACK! Can't wait!

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sheridan, IN
5

Great location, nice condo, wonderful view!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this condo and would definitely rent again. Roland, the owner, was on top of everything and met us once we arrived. The view off the balcony was excellent. We saw dolphins swimming each morning! The condo was spacious and had everything that we could ask for. We loved that the condo came with 2 beach chairs and an umbrella plus there were additional beach chairs from the condo that we could bring down. We had a great vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Destin-Ft Walton Beach Airport - VPS
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Indian Bayou
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
US 98 - Emerald Coast Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Back Porch
Nearest Beach
180 Metres
200 feet from balcony railing
Car: recommended

'The Track' amusement park and minature golf is across the street from DESTIN GULFGATE Restaurants are within walking distance of DESTIN GULFGATE 401 including the Back Porch, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse and local fast food and specialty restaurants, seven miles to factory outlet mall at Silver Sands and Grand Boulevard, minutes to WalMart,Winn Dixie, and shopping,DESTIN GULFGATE #401 is an end unit with more privacy since far from elevators, DESTIN GULFGATE #401 is configured as two separate private suites each with private entrance to its own bathroom

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Destin, North West Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early Summer 2017
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,030
for 3 nights
From
£343
£2,403
 
 
Prime Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,514
for 7 nights
£2,514
 
 
Late Summer 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,403
for 7 nights
£2,403
 
 
Late Late Summer 2017
5 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£747
for 3 nights
From
£249
£1,742
 
 
Fall 2017
9 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£631
for 3 nights
From
£210
£1,502
 
 
Winter 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£1,051
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£695
for 3 nights
From
£232
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 11.0%

Full payment due on arrival by check (preferred), cash, VISA, MC or Discover. No cancellation penalty. We operate on the honor system: you trust that our condo is as represented by our description, photos, and video, and, therefore, we trust that you will show up on the scheduled arrival date or cancel early if need be.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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