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Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 2,168 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

PANORAMIC GULF VIEWS - One of the CLOSEST CONDOS to the BEACH - Large balcony


Our GULF FRONT condo with SPECTACULAR unobstructed PANORAMIC COASTAL VIEWS is the perfect retreat for a BEACH VACATION GETAWAY located next to the beach in the Crossings complex at the private, gated community of WaterSound Beach on coastal Highway 30-A.

We are one of the closest condos to the beach... only 3 have a shorter walk! And, yes, the views you see in our pictures were taken from our condo.

Designed by professionals, Dune Haven’s 2168 square feet of living space features spectacular views of pristine white beaches and emerald waters. This unit has the view, space and modern amenities to make your vacation perfect.

The wall of windows in the great room provides this luxury residence with extraordinary natural light and it leads to a very private balcony overlooking the magnificent waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Camp Creek Lake. Hardwood floors are found throughout this exceptional property that offers the utmost comfort in a bright, airy and chic atmosphere.

Coastal living is defined by the fantastic view from the large living, dining, and kitchen areas on the second floor. There is plenty of seating around the table with additional seating at the breakfast bar. The dining area is open to the gourmet kitchen for the ultimate in entertaining and gathering among family and friends. Enjoy a glass of wine or a delicious meal utilizing a fully stocked kitchen including stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. The upscale kitchen features new custom cabinets.

The second floor features two bedroom suites; one with a King bed, furnished with brand new furniture ,new mattress and ensuite bathroom, the other with a Queen bed and ensuite bathroom.

The spacious gulf front first floor Master suite features a King bed with a new Tempur-Pedic style gel topped mattress, new furniture, two walk-in closets, spectacular marble bathroom with a large jetted whirlpool tub, walk-in marble shower and double vanity. The Master suite has its own private over-sized deck with a view of the beach, the water and the dunes. Very few first floor condos can make this claim. It is the perfect place to take a nap, read a book or relax to the sound of waves.

On the first floor, there is also a bunk room with a twin over twin bed for the kids, and a fully equipped laundry room.

Only a handful of units in the Crossings at WaterSound have their own private elevator inside of the unit and this is one of them. The elevator makes moving in and out a breeze. There is also an attached garage and your own private parking space.

For your swimming pleasure, three pools are available for your use. The Crossings swimming pool is located just a few yards from the door and is used exclusively by Crossings residents and guests. New for 2016, the Crossings pool has been totally renovated, re-tiled and furnished with all new top of the line furniture. The pool area is surrounded by a large deck area, grassy yard, and beautiful outdoor fireplace. There are two commercial grills that you may use. You may also use the community pools and pool houses named Bridges and Dunesider. WaterSound Beach Club is private and not accessible to non-members.

WaterSound has more than one mile of private, white, sandy beaches for you to enjoy. Other amenities include Puttering Park (18 hole putt-putt course), Yacht pond, playground, walking paths and boardwalks throughout the community and access to Camp Creek Lake. A state of the art fitness center is available for a small fee. Beach chair and umbrella rentals are available.

The Hub 30A, only a 5 minute walk, is home to lots of eateries, shops and entertainment.

The surrounding area is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Over 20,000 acres is state-owned and therefore protected from future development. It is home to one of the most beautiful beaches in the nation, South Walton Beach, and also has 17 fresh and salt-water lakes and the Choctawhatchee Bay.

The 30-A bike trail will take you from Santa Rosa Beach to Inlet Beach. Along the way you can enjoy the communities of Blue Mountain Beach, Grayton Beach, Watercolor, Seaside, Seagrove, Alys Beach, Seacrest, and Rosemary Beach. Deer Creek State Park is located next to WaterSound Beach and other state parks are just a short bike ride or drive away. The area has some of the best restaurants and most unique shops along the Scenic Emerald Coast of South Walton County.

Golfers can enjoy numerous courses in the area including Santa Rosa Country Club, Kelly Plantation, Regatta Bay, Emerald Bay and Indian Bayou.

If shopping interests you, WaterSound Beach is located about halfway between Destin and Panama City Beach. Destin features Destin Commons, Grand Boulevard and Silver Sands Factory Stores. Panama City Beach is home to Pier Park Mall with over 120 stores to choose from.

This is a non-smoking unit and no pets are allowed. Thanks!

More Details

Dave & Jeanette Worman, Mike & Gail Garbe
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

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Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

About Dave & Jeanette Worman, Mike & Gail Garbe

Our families have always enjoyed traveling and have become especially fond of the WaterSound Beach area. This is our second condo in the community and we would love to have you as our guests to experience the amazing white sand beach and quiet tranquility Dune Haven offers.

Dave & Jeanette Worman, Mike & Gail Garbe purchased this condo in 2015

Why Dave & Jeanette Worman, Mike & Gail Garbe chose WaterSound

We chose this property as our vacation get away because it has expansive views of the beach, the dunes, the sunsets and the coastal lake, from the second floor balcony. Dune Haven is one of the few properties where you can sit on the deck or upper balcony and actually see your family on the beach. It is situated in a safe, gated community and offers a spacious, welcoming and comfortable place to call home.

What makes this condo unique

The views and the sunsets from Dune Haven are spectacular. We have an expansive beach view from the second floor living area and balcony, plus, we have a water view from the first floor! Not many locations in Watersound Beach have a water view from the first floor. We also have a private elevator for your use. The attached garage gives you handy access to beach toys, bikes and your car plus, you never have to look for a parking space.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The pictures do not do this condo justice. The views are unbelievable in addition to the sunsets. The condo has everything you need. We have been staying on the panhandle beaches for 15 years and this condo and location is by far and away the nicest.

The condo has many advantages. One surprise was how useful the elevator was in moving in and out, managing large quantities of items for our extended stay.

Another delight was the large master bedroom with a bathroom that had just about everything and then some.

One warning, the couch on the first floor porch causes drowsiness... especially after a long walk on the beach.

Our only disappointments were that we did not obtain a few of our goals. We had hoped to lose weight walking on the beach and the boardwalks. However, that didn't work because of the many great eating places in the area. Fortunately, the excellent outlets and malls in both directions gave us an opportunity to adjust our wardrobe. Another goal was to improve my golf handicap. Unfortunately, the beautiful golf courses had too many sand traps, water obstacles and trees to accomplish that goal.

The weather was perfect during our two month stay. The first floor master bedroom also provided privacy, and a quiet space for us to retire when we had younger company.
Feb 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in WaterSound in Santa Rosa Beach

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2168 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • If guest desires a stay other than Saturday to Saturday or shorter than 7 nights, they must email us for approval.
  • Guest acknowledges that this is a Saturday to Saturday booking. If it is other than Sat to Sat, reservation may not be accepted.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Master Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Spacious ensuite marble bathroom
  • Each bedroom has it's own private marble bathroom. A powder room is located near the great room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Large private deck, luxurious marble and glass ensuite bath
    Bedroom suite 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Ensuite bathroom
    2nd Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Features: New king bedroom furniture and Ensuite bathroom
  • Beautiful hardwood floors in all of the bedrooms. Spacious Master bedroom features a new Tempur-Pedic style gel topped mattress. Both master bedrooms feature new furniture and new mattresses. Bunkroom (located off of first floor hallway) has a twin over twin bunk
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 6 week stay at Dune Haven.

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to view the gulf and enjoy the beautiful dunes. Our stay in this lovely condo was so fantastic that we rescheduled next year for 8 weeks as opposed to 6. Every aspect was to our liking.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Best view in Florida

  • 5 of 5

This condo is in the perfect location with the best ocean view in Florida. The space is generous and welcoming, clean and neat. We felt right at home from day one and really enjoyed the beach and pool at the property. The only thing that could have been smoother was initially finding the security office for the parking pass and gate code. Other than that everything was perfect and we would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the compliments, Sarah. We strive to make your vacation as stress free as possible. Note for future guests - Directions to the security office are included with welcome packet that we send to you prior to your arrival.
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New Orleans/Houma

Very nice accommodations..small kitchen for our family of cooks.

  • 4 of 5

See above...master suite, bunk beds very nice...upstairs beds are not very comfortable.

Beautiful view very nice pool & wonderful layout...looking forward to next year.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy to hear you found our accommodations nice and are looking forward to a return visit next year. We value feedback from our guests as we are always looking for ways to improve. Our bed selection was designed to accommodate a variety of mattress and bed size options for different sleep preferences. The king mattresses are both relatively new; one being a standard firm mattress and the other a Tempur-Pedic gel-topped style. Prior guests have appreciated these bedding options. We feel that providing these options gives the majority of our guests a comfortable night’s rest. We also understand that cooks love to congregate in the kitchen, not only to cook, but to enjoy the panoramic gulf views and beautiful sunsets. The kitchen, dining area, and living area are designed with an open concept creating one large great room. We have a several repeat guests; we would love to host your vacation again next year.
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Overall very nice week

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Convenient. Clean. Easy beach and pool access. No problems other than loud neighbor

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you had a great vacation and enjoyed our home. Normally, the WaterSound Beach community is very quiet. Most of the time, we feel like we have the beach and complex to ourselves. This condo is located in a gated community with 24/7 security. We provide all of our guests with the phone number for security. The security staff would have been happy to resolve any noise issues if they had been notified. Future guests, please do not hesitate to contact security with any problems you may encounter.
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  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The condo is lovely and very roomy. It was clean and well maintained. The owners were easy to work with and responded quickly. The location is great as well! It is very quiet and not crowded at all on the beach. The pool and the grounds are beautiful as well. I definitely will stay again when we are in the area.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Franklin, TN

Lovely home with great view in secluded community

  • 5 of 5

So quiet & relaxing even on Memorial Day weekend! We will definitely come back to Water Sound. Had the pools almost to ourselves most days & found quiet spots at the beach. The property was beautiful, clean, comfortable & supplied us with lots of things we would need. Awesome view from the porch. Wonderful stay!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bruno's Pizza
George's At Alys Beach
Old Florida Fish House
Origins Golf Club
Destin Commons
AMC Destin Commons 14
The Grand 16 Pier Park
Margaritaville Restaurant Panama City Beach
McGuire's Irish Pub
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Deer Lake State Park
Nearest Airport
24 Miles
NW Florida International - Panama City Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
The Hub 30A
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Florida Co Hwy 30A
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Bruno's Pizza
Nearest Beach
You're on the beach
Car: necessary

Experience the neighboring beach communities for amazing dining, shopping and entertainment found along Scenic Hwy 30A like Seaside, Seagrove Beach, Grayton Beach, WaterColor, WaterSound, Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach.

For delicious food and entertainment for the entire family that is within walking/biking distance, be sure to check out The Hub 30A. The Hub is a gathering place for family and friends on beautiful Highway 30A with great restaurants, entertainment, and shopping. The Hub is 1/4 mile from Dune Haven.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £224.61
Refundable Damage Deposit £380.7

Rates are plus tax and cleaning fee. Weekly rates are good for Saturday to Saturday only. Weekly rentals other than Saturday to Saturday may have higher rates. We prefer a Saturday turnover during the summer and for Holiday weeks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.