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Luxurious Tranquility on the Gulf

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxurious 3BR/3BA Directly on the Gulf with Specatular Views

With only two units per floor, Grandview 103 offers a very special and unique experience. Located on a 15 foot bluff above the sand dunes, your views of the beach and emerald waters are spectacular whether you are in the kitchen, bedroom, living room or patio.

Stroll from your private patio across the lush green lawn to the pool or to the beach boardwalk - no elevator or steps required!

The living area is perfect for couples or for large families. The spacious gourmet kitchen offers double ovens and a work island, and is outfitted with all the equipment you will need for a perfect trip to the beach.

With restaurants and grocery stores just a stone's throw away, you decide to either stock up and cook in or take it easy and dine out.

The front door to Grandview 103 is located just steps away from the gas grill - no need to take the elevator if you want to cook out!

Our time is so valuable these days...make your vacation count. Enjoy EVERY second during your stay in Grandview 103!

More Details

Owner
John Whitley
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About John Whitley

We met at Texas Tech University in 1980. After graduating we got married in 1984. Laura works in the Financial Services and I'm a retired Home Builder. We have 2 girls and 1 boy(22,19,17). We currently reside in Dallas,Texas. Our family has always loved the beach and has been to Destin on numerous Vacations and decided to make it part of our Family. We will do our best to make your stay as enjoyable as the Oakley family has done in the past. We look forward to sharing this Great home with Everyone that stays with us. Welcome. Laura and John Whitley

John Whitley purchased this condo in 2014

Why John Whitley chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We really liked the open floor plan of the Condo. The proximity of the pool and outside Grill area being right next to the Unit creates a much bigger Condo. Each bedroom having it's own balcony really points out what a great location our unit has and when you add the most spectacular view that is as close as you can get to the beach, it makes this a perfect place for a family!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow - what a nice relaxing week this has been. We have had so much fun spending time together. Major decisions for the week were beach or pool, where to shop and where to eat. We wish every week we were faced with those dilemmas. Our motto has been "it doesn't get any better than this." Thank you for an amazing week!
May 2011
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
FORT WALTON (VPS)
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
HWY 98
Car: necessary

Other Attractions Nearby:

Gulfarium Marine Park, Big Kahuna's Water Park, The Track Recreation Center, Glass Bottom Boat Cruises, Pottery Painting

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Miramar Beach in Walton County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
  • The sprawling floor plan affords elegant and easy living, entertaining or just plain relaxing! The master bedroom, with its private patio and lounge chairs, offers gorgeous views of the beach and is appointed with a sumptuous spa-tub bath with walk-in shower and double vanities. The middle bedroom with 2 double Tempurdedic Beds and private balcony offers views of the beach as well as views of a tranquil water-lily covered pond. The third bedroom, with beautiful queen bed and also with its own private balcony, offers views of the beautiful pond as well.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fax machine, wet bar, beach service, pool heated seasonally, VCR, CD Player, Ice Maker

Reviews

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Luxurious Tranquility on the Gulf
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews
The Woodlands, TX
5

Seven Years and Counting!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our seventh year at Grandview 103 and fourth year with John and a Laura, who are great Owners.

Grandview 103 is a unique experience. You walk out of your back door and there is your private beach with a beach chair set up on beautiful Gulf water. After a day at the beach, you are in the middle of some of the finest seafood restaurants in the country. If seafood is not your fare, there are ample other fine cuisine restaurants in the area. Feel like shopping, there is a tremendous malll right across the Emerald highway. Feel like dining in, Grandview 103 has a fully equipped kitchen plus there is a grill right outside the front door. We have stayed there 7 years and have already booked for next year. It is an experience that has become a part of our life.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

Grandview 103 was a fantastic property with great access to a picture perfect beach. The condo was very large and updated. Our family of 4 adults and 3 children thoroughly enjoyed ourselves

Sam and Cassie Schmitz

Newburgh, IN

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Leawood, KS
5

Our second stay at Grandview 103! Another amazing time with family. Wonderful condo and beach!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our second family trip to Grandview 103! Perfect condo for our grandkids and such a beautiful beach for all of us!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Woodlands, TX
5

6 Years and Coming Back Next Year!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 6th year at Grandview 103. We rented for 2 weeks again and the first the weather was good overall with one "rain" day. The second week our Daughter and two Grandchildren arrived from their Shore House in New Jersey and guess what, they got one day of sunshine. That's the breaks at the beach. As for Grandview 103, it was as good as ever. This is absolutely the best rental in the area. Imagine having a first class condo that you walk out of directly onto a private, sparkling white, sand beach that runs in to clear blue water. When you are done at the beach, maybe you want to take a dip into the private pool and then walk into your luxury condo to clean up for dinner out at the many, many fine restaurants in the area or to dine in with the well furnished kitchen. I am telling you, this is the place to go. You have a king BR, a Queen BR, and BR with two double beds. Each BR has a private bath. Each BR has modern TV and there is a 6O" TV in the LR. To top it off, you have your own private WiFi. I really suggest you look at the Grndview 103 website and book for next season. You will not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

I have never written a review for anything in my life! So, I hope this carries some weight for you all. Our stay at grandview 103 was absolutely wonderful! There were 4 adults and 3 kids (5, 3, and 10months). We were pleasantly surprised by the size and floor plan of the condo but it's location to the pool and beach simply can not be beat with kids. There was no hauling loads and loads of equipment around! The owner was more than friendly and helpful with our questions and even had a heavenly ham delivered the day we checked in. The ham was our dinner and then lunch the next day. Such a thoughtful gesture after traveling all day. Overall, the unit was just as described, the location to the beach was perfect, it was close to shopping and restaurants, and we would totally recommend to friends and stay again!

The only negative I can come up with is that the light switches were rather tricky! :)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful ocean views

  • 5 of 5

My family and I absolutely loved our week stay at this property. Owner was very accommodating and even had gift basket waiting for us upon arrival which was just awesome. I took my Mother who is 88 years old and my two grandchildren almost 4 and not quite a year and the convenience to the beach and pool was great. The worst part about our stay was when it came time to pack up and leave! I hope to come back soon. Would love to make this our family vacation spot each year.....so we'll see.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Miramar Beach, 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
 
fallII
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,062
for 7 nights
£2,062
 
 
Winter 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 23 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,409
for 7 nights
£1,409
 
 
Spring Break 2018
24 Feb 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,503
for 7 nights
£2,503
 
 
SpringII 2018
31 Mar 2018 - 11 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,335
for 7 nights
£2,335
 
 
Spring III 2018
12 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,503
for 7 nights
£2,503
 
 
Summer I 2018
19 May 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,345
for 7 nights
£3,345
 
 
Summer II 2018
16 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,766
for 7 nights
£3,766
 
 
SummerIII 2018
21 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,345
for 7 nights
£3,345
 
 
Summer IIII 2018
4 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,798
for 7 nights
£2,798
 
 
SummerV 2018
18 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,609
for 7 nights
£2,609
 
 
Fall 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,083
for 7 nights
£2,083
 
 
Fall II 2018
27 Oct 2018 - 22 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,409
for 7 nights
£1,409
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £132.67 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £189.53
Tax Rate 11.0%

Monthly Rates: Jan 2014: $3,200; Feb 2014: $3,400. Jan & Feb 2014: $6,500

I require a $200 per week non-refundable Reservation Deposit with the balance due 30 days prior to check-in. I accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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