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Changes in Latitude: Luxury Home, 3 Master Suites, Great View of the Lagoon Pool

People15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
People
15
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Villages of Crystal Beach - Changes In Latitude - Villages

5Bd, 4Ba, 2Lr, Sleeps 15, Lagoon Pool, Hot Tub, Tiki Bar, Beach Shuttle

We love talking to our potential guests! Please send us an email by clicking the Email owner button on the right, or give us a call.

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CHANGES IN LATITUDE

Changes in Latitude bring changes in attitude! Let your stresses melt away the moment you walk through the doors. Changes in Latitude is a beautifully decorated newer construction home in the prestigious, gated Villages of Crystal Beach in Destin, Florida.

Changes in Latitude is just across the street from the beautiful lagoon style pool with zero entry and an island with waterfalls in the middle. You’re surrounded by beautiful landscaping, music and plenty of beach chairs. Kick back and relax in the hot tub or enjoy an afternoon in the tiki hut area, complete with comfortable seating and large grill for preparing a great barbecue meal for your family and friends.

The beautiful white sands and emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico are just two short blocks from the neighborhood. Take a leisure stroll, a short drive or, better yet, take a ride on the Sandy Express Trolley to one of the nearby beach accesses. The Sandy Express Trolley is a free service provided by the Villages of Crystal Beach for all of its visitors. They’ll even come pick you up when you've soaked in all that the beaches have to offer. Note: The Sandy Express Trolley service is only available during peak season.

Need a day of shopping and pampering? You’re in luck! Destin Commons is right across the Emerald Coast Parkway (Highway 98) from The Villages of Crystal Beach. Here you’ll find plenty of specialty shops, restaurants and a movie theater. Still not enough shopping? The Silver Sands Premium Outlet with more than 100 outlet stores is less than 5 miles downs the road.

How about a day of fishing with the kids? Bass Pro Shops is in Destin Commons so you can pick up all of the necessary gear if you left it at home. The Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier is just a quick 20 minute drive west on the Emerald Coast Parkway. They have very reasonable rates for a day’s-worth of fishing. Didn't bring your fishing gear and don’t want to buy any? Not a problem, you can rent all of the equipment you need right at the pier. They also have a discounted rate non-fishing spectators.

Not the fishing or shopping type? Don’t worry, we have the golfers covered too. The Regatta Bay Golf & Country Club, The Kelly Plantation Golf Club, The Emerald Bay Golf Club and The Indian Bayou Golf Club are all within four miles of the front door of Changes in Latitude.

So, maybe you’re the more adventurous type. Let the adrenaline flow with nearby jet skiing, parasailing, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, tubing and paddle boarding.

Need a day to just sit back and relax? Start your morning off with a fresh cup of coffee or tea on either the second or third floor balconies – they both have a beautiful view of the lagoon style pool. Hungry for lunch? Don’t worry, there are several local restaurants that will deliver food right to your door. With choices like Italian, Thai, Chinese, vegetarian, pizza, barbecue and café style food, you’re sure to find something you like. Time for dinner? There’s a gas grill on the front porch for grilling up your favorite dinner with easy clean up. Throughout the day, enjoy high-definition TV or DVD movies in either of the two spacious living rooms. You can also enjoy free WiFi throughout the three floors of Changes in Latitude.

Let your Changes in Latitude bring changes in attitude!

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FLOOR PLAN

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FIRST FLOOR:

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Great Room (Living, Dining and Kitchen):

The first floor boast a very open floor plan including a gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances. There is a breakfast bar for casual dining and a dining room with a table to seat 6. The living room includes a couch, a love seat and a 55” large screen HDTV and DVD player. The first floor also includes a bathroom with full size shower/tub and laundry room with full size washer and dryer, iron and ironing board.

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Bedroom:

The first floor bedroom includes a queen size bed, a 28” HDTV with a DVD player, and a large closet.

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SECOND FLOOR:

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Master Suite #1:

The first master bedroom on the second floor is spectacular with its access to the second floor balcony overlooking the beautiful lagoon pool. It has a king size bed, large screen HDTV, and a Futon couch that converts into a full size bed. Also inside the master bedroom, there is a wet bar that includes a small refrigerator, a sink, a microwave and a coffee pot so that you don’t even have to leave your bedroom to enjoy your morning cup of coffee on the balcony! The master suite also include a large bathroom with a jetted garden tub, two separate vanities and a separate stand-up shower.

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Master Suite #2:

The second master bedroom on the second floor includes a queen size bed, a 28” HDTV and DVD player. That bathroom in this master suite includes a full size shower/tub and vanity.

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THIRD FLOOR:

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Living Room:

This living room is wonderful. It includes an L-shaped sectional couch and a Futon couch that converts to a full size bed. There is also a wet bar with a small refrigerator, sink and microwave. It has a large HDTV with DVD player and an Xbox 360 with Kinect, two controllers and several kid friendly games. French doors in the living room open up to the third floor balcony with spectacular views of the community’s lagoon pool. There is access to the Jack and Jill bathroom from the living room. With this living room, it makes the third floor almost like an extra 2-bedroom condo (though no exterior access to the third floor).

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Master Bedroom:

The third floor master bedroom includes a king size bed, a 28” HDTV with DVD player and a spacious walk-in closet. Within this master bedroom, you have private access to the Jack and Jill bathroom on the third floor.

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Bunk Bedroom:

This bedroom is our kids’ favorite! It includes a bunk bed with a full bed on the bottom and a twin bed on the top. There’s even a small desk built into the bunk beds so your kids can get their homework done while on vacation (yeah, right!). This bedroom also includes a 28” HDTV with DVD player.

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This luxury beach house includes free 100Mb broadband internet access and WiFi. We've even installed a WiFi extender to make sure you get great signal strength even on the third floor balcony. There are 7 HDTV’s in the house, all with DVD players. The two large TV’s in the living areas include cable TV with 220+ channels including all HBO, Cinemax, Showtime and Starz. Enjoy free local and long distance (within the Continental United States) calling.

This is a non-smoking unit.

No pets.

Must be 25 years of age to rent.

Violators will be asked to leave with no refund.

Check-in on Saturday at 4:00 PM, Check-out on Saturday at 10:00 AM

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Jon Riddle
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 November, 2016
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About Jon Riddle

We’re excited to welcome you to Changes in Latitude, our home away from home in the Villages of Crystal Beach. When we aren’t enjoying our place in Destin, Florida, we’re at home in Floyd Knobs, Indiana. We are the Riddles – Jon, Karen, Eric and Ellie. Jon is a Business Systems Analyst for a manufacturing company based in New Albany, Indiana and Karen is the Human Resources Coordinator for a medical imaging company based in Louisville, Kentucky.

Jon Riddle purchased this house in 2014

Why Jon Riddle chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

When we got married, we started tossing around the idea of owning vacation rental property. We always kept our eyes on the market for the right opportunity. As we vacationed, we always kept note of the places we visited because we wanted to make sure that wherever we started this venture, that we would always be excited to use the home for our own family vacations.

In the fall of 2014, we rented a home in the Villages of Crystal Beach for our fall break vacation and immediately fell in love with the neighborhood. We quickly found our realtor and started touring at all of the homes that were for sale in the neighborhood. We loved everything that we saw, but decided to sleep on it to make sure we were making the right decision. We returned home to Indiana. A week later, we decided the time and opportunity was right for us and decided to purchase 210 Grand Key Loop West.

What makes this house unique

The unique benefits of this home include beautiful views of the lagoon pool from both the second and third floor balconies. With the extra living area, master bedroom and bunk room on the third floor, its almost like you have an extra 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo. The house is just steps away from the beautiful community pool, hot tub and tiki bar. Having 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, you can bring some of your extended family on vacation with you. The large living area on the first floor is great for all guests to gather.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

Changes in Latitude: Luxury Home, 3 Master Suites, Great View of the Lagoon Pool
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 27 reviews
5

Awesome...!!

  • 5 of 5

My family had an awesome stay at this home. Very neat, clean and spacious..I would definitely stay here again..!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Great Layout for Multiple families.

  • 3 of 5

The house had plenty of room for our 6 adults and 5 kids who occupied the entire 3rd floor, they loved it! The pool was awesome and the trolley to the beach works but be prepared to wait and they have limited hours which was a little frustrating at times but we worked around it. The house has no outdoor space for hanging out which I didnt realize but the pool is right across the street so we took our coolers there until the pool guy kicked us out, he takes his job very seriously!

Mr Ritter was very responsive to our initial concerns with the cleanliness of the house. The prior renter clearly did not adhere to the no smoking policy and it haunted us all week. He had the cleaning crew come back day one and they excused it by saying they prior renters did not leave until noon and they only had till 3 to get it done.....sorry not my problem! They also brought glade plug-ins for the stale smoke smell.....did not help :/

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and great experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was just a great experience for me and my family! We had 9 adults and 6 children and had plenty of room! The pool was so nice to have for the kids to play in and the beach was only a short distance away!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great house for large group

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with this home. There were 8 adults & 6 children in our group and we had plenty of room. The 3rd floor living area was a great place for the kids to get away! The owner, Jon, was very helpful and responded quickly to any questions we had. His cleaning crew even went above & beyond! After we left, one of the cleaning crew discovered an iPod touch was left behind. Jon contacted me to confirm it was ours and the crew mailed it back to me. Overall we had a great time & the house was perfect for our group!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The best home away from home experience

  • 5 of 5

This was the most pleasant experience from the first email to inquire on the property throughout the stay. Mr. Riddle was very professional, prompt in responding and a joy to work with. The house was equally as pleasing, well decorated and provided everything one could imagine needing for a vacation away from home. I would recommend this house to anyone looking for a home to rent in Destin. I will be back and look forward to booking this home again. You defiantly will not go wrong booking this home!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful and spacious! Fit very well for our group of 5 adults and 5 kids.

  • 4 of 5

We had a fantastic vacation and loved the property. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
O'Quigley's Seafood Steamer
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Regatta Bay, Kelly Plantation, Emerald Bay
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
O'Quigley's Seafood Steamer
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Destin - Pompano Street Beach Access

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Villages of Crystal Beach, Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
22 Oct 2016 - 3 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£754
for 3 nights
From
£139
£1,208
£1,820
 
 
Spring Break
4 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,651
for 7 nights
£2,651
 
 
Spring
8 Apr 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,043
for 3 nights
From
£235
£1,820
 
 
Summer
20 May 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,351
for 7 nights
£3,351
 
 
Late Summer
12 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,253
for 3 nights
From
£305
£2,301
 
 
Fall
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,043
for 3 nights
From
£235
£1,820
 
 
Fall Break
30 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,126
for 7 nights
£2,126
 
 
Winter
14 Oct 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£754
for 3 nights
From
£139
£1,208
£1,820
 
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,068
for 4 nights
From
£183
£1,470
 
 
Winter
27 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£754
for 3 nights
From
£139
£1,208
£1,820
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,470
for 7 nights
£1,470
 
 
Winter
30 Dec 2017 - 2 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£754
for 3 nights
From
£139
£1,208
£1,820
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £303 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £355
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change without notice. Once your first payment is received, your rates will remain what you are quoted.The refundable damage deposit will be returned within 30 days of your departure on your original form of payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Villages of Crystal Beach in North West Florida

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2860 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • First Floor Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Second Floor Master Suite Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Second Floor Master Bed Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Third Floor Jack & Jill Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Second Floor Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Second Floor Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Third Floor Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Third Floor Bunk Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    First Floor Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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