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~FREE WIFI~1st Street Closest to Beach~Largest Living Area in ES~NEWLY REMODELED

People20
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedroom, 4-Full Bath, Large Living & Kitchen Area, 2 Minute Walk To Beach

YES, that is right...book March-October and receive 2 commercial grade lounge chairs and 1 beach umbrella from our beach service absolutely FREE ($200 value) for the week of your stay! We hope that helps you pack less and enjoy more of your stay! WE ARE LOCATED ON THE 1ST STREET CLOSEST TO BEACH in Emerald Shores! DID YOU KNOW THAT WE ALSO HAVE RESTROOMS ON THE BEACH?!!!

BLESSING BY THE SEA is one of the newest homes in Emerald Shores, it is also newly-renovated. This is a Caribbean themed three-story luxury vacation home located approximately 2 minute walk to the beach and is only three houses away from the main neighborhood pool within the EMERALD SHORES subdivision, a gated beach ownership community! EMERALD SHORES is the only residential community in Destin that has a private beach pavilion with restrooms, outdoor showers, beach service and it's very own Cabana Cafe' beachside. (No more walking the little ones back to the house for potty breaks!!!) It's available at the EMERALD SHORES beach pavilion!

The home has a spacious 3000+ square feet with which to spoil yourself and overflows with upgrades including sectional sofa with FIVE recliners, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, 10 ft. crown molding ceilings, tile and hardwood floors, brand-new carpet, freshly painted interior & exterior of home, new bedding, bed linens, towels, dishes, silverware, decor, accent lighting, tile shower in master, tile shower in 2nd bath on 1st floor, 65" & 55" smart tvs in addition to large flat screens in each bedroom, a game room with wet bar and refrigerator on the third floor and more. Plenty of parking-just completed driveway expansion for 5 cars!!!

BLESSING BY THE SEA, features five bedrooms with a luxurious Master Suite, The 3rd bedroom on the second level is a bunk bed extravaganza (2 bunk twins/full sleeps 6 kids). The ample room in this home is a great set-up for three families with the 3rd floor game room providing a private TV, foosball table and play area for the kids or it can be used as a 6th bedroom utilizing the two queen sleeper sofas.

Balconies, porches, decks and patios give you ample room to lounge around in a tropical paradise. French doors open up to soak in the tropical Gulf breezes. The home is located on the first beach street cul-de-sac in the neighborhood and is a very short walk to the beach, the large heated community pool, onsite tennis and basketball courts or restaurants. BLESSING BY THE SEA provides complimentary WIFI high-speed Internet access. An array of amenities is at your doorstep. Several Gulf-Front Seafood Restaurants are even within walking distance of the home.

BLESSING BY THE SEA is located in EMERALD SHORES, the perfect place for your family vacation. There are 2 pools, one is seasonally heated, tennis courts, basketball, shuffleboard, sidewalks, a beach Pavilion, a tram service (which is seasonal) plus much more. Don’t Wait! You Deserve a Vacation!

More Details

Owner
Jackie Bowen
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

About Jackie Bowen

Jason & Jackie both grew up in North Georgia. They just celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary. Jason & Jackie love The Lord, love their family, church family, and both own their own business. Jason is a commercial & residential general contractor while Jackie is a stay-at-home mom and photographer. They have been blessed with three children. Jace (12 years old) loves to play basketball, travel baseball and hunting with his Daddy! Carly & Claire, the twins (10 years old), enjoy playing softball, travel basketball, swimming, gymnastics and playing with their friends!

Jackie Bowen purchased this house in 2015

Why Jackie Bowen chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Jason had grown up going to Destin each year with his family as a young boy through adulthood. Lord willing, he is continuing the family tradition! Jason & Jackie had been searching & praying for "THE" beach home quite seriously for the last couple years. Some of their church friends highly recommended buying a home in Emerald Shores (they also own a home in Emerald Shores too). Jackie and her children came down to Emerald Shores with her family, Memorial Day weekend of this year. They all fell in love with neighborhood. They looked at a couple of homes for sale and let's just say the rest is history! The Lord has blessed them immeasurably with this home "BLESSING BY THE SEA!" Jason and Jackie are still in AWE! They can't wait to share their BLESSING with YOUR FAMILY!

What makes this house unique

Besides the crystal clear water and sugary sandy white beaches, the BATHROOMS with PRIVATE deeded beach access sold them on this neighborhood! They love being tucked away in their spacious and cozy BLESSING BY THE SEA on the 1st beach street! The neighbors are AWESOME too!

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Floor Level I
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Floor Level II
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Floor Level III
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Floor Level I - Master Suite
  • 4 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Bunk Bed , Floor Level I
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Floor Level I - Master Suite
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Floor Level II - Bunk Bed Extravaganza
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Floor Level III
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Floor Level II
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20 *Floor Level 3- Recreational Room has two sleeper sofas and sleeps two per each sleeper sofa. *Bedrooms stationed on Level 2 & 3 each have access to large balconies.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

~FREE WIFI~1st Street Closest to Beach~Largest Living Area in ES~NEWLY REMODELED
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

A Blessing for us

  • 5 of 5

We traveled to Destin to spend Christmas with our son, daughter-in-law, and grandson - we brought the whole family - three adult children & their spouses and three grandchildren, ages 5 to 14. Blessing by the Sea was perfect for our large group. The extra living space on the third floor was great for the young men that wanted to play games & be loud. The wrap around leather sectional recliners in the living room were awesome - no fighting for space on the couch - there was room for everyone! The kitchen was perfect - the ice machine in the kitchen is brilliant and two refrigerators were so helpful for our large group. There was enough bedding and linens for all - the bathrooms were well stocked with what we needed. Everything was so clean and ready for us to just move in. The location was perfect - the beach was so close that even the four year old had no problem keeping up when we walked there - the little wagon was helpful for the return trip. In all, we had a wonderful Christmas with our family & even though we weren't at home, it felt almost like home. We are planning on going back this year and doing it again. The youngest grandson wants to go back to Grandma's house on the beach!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A true Blessing!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second trip to Destin but first at Blessings by the Sea. We were absolutely thrilled with the home when we arrived, it is a beautiful home and was perfect for our family and the family we stayed with. The kids loved the second floor, they made it their own with the great bunk room and large master in the other bedroom. Having two master bedrooms was absolutely perfect. Everything was updated and looked brand new and the home was so clean upon arrival. The kitchen was stocked with everything we needed. And the bonus of the second refrigerator was fantastic. But Jackie the owner was the best part of the trip, she was so very accommodating and ready to help us in any way possible to have a great stay. Because of her attention and caring alone, I would rent this home again. The bathrooms on the beach were another great added bonus as well as the wagon to pull our stuff to the beach. No doubt we would rent again at Blessings by the Sea!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

I have rented vacation homes every year on the Beach for many years, but this house took our breath away, both with its beautiful furnishings, layout and location. There were 17 of us, six of which were kids from 4 to 14. There was plenty of room to get together and also to spread out and have privacy. The house was amazingly equipped and even had 2 refrigerators which came in very handy. The location was perfect, just a short walk to the beach and with bathrooms on the beach. Owners were amazing and kind and were in contact to make sure everything was as it should be. I had the best experience ever, and i felt like i was staying at my friends' home away from home rather than Just a rental. We are excited about booking our next vacation there and highly recommend it to any large family or group of friends.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

Blessing by the Sea was a great rental property for our large family! There was plenty of space for everyone (14 of us) and we never felt crowded. The proximity to the beach was a big plus for us. My parents are getting a little older, but they were able to make it down there with ease (even without the use of the beach shuttle that would run throughout the community.) We especially loved the cabana at the beach. Our family ordered food from there on a couple of occasions and it was excellent. The kids loved the iceballs from there too! The living/dining/kitchen area provided enough room for all of us to hang out and play games or watch TV at night. Jackie was super easy to work with--she really is looking out for you and your vacation. Her customer service is top notch!! I would definitely recommend this property and look forward to staying in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow Steve...thank you for the positive review! It warms our hearts to know that you made some great memories. We are so happy your family fit comfortably in our home. We are glad your parents were able to walk to the beach with such ease. You are right, the cabana is excellent to have on the beach. Kenny D's Restaurant has some of the best food in Destin! We eat there about every other day for either lunch or dinner when we are there too. It was a blessing having your family stay in our home. We welcome you back anytime! Thanks again for taking the time out of your busy schedule to write such a positive review.
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AWESOME HOUSE and OWNER!!

  • 5 of 5

Blessing by the Sea is a wonderful house with all of the comforts of home with many extras that most vacation homes do not offer. As soon as our group walked into the house, everyone commented that the pictures online do not do it the justice it deserves. We loved it! The big couch in den was wonderful. The beds were comfortable. TVs were a big hit. Jackie is amazing to work with and was very accommodating to our group. Many wonderful memories were made and we hope to return there in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We knew that the men would enjoy the huge brand-new couch with the FIVE recliners. We are so happy that everyone's needs were met! It's such a JOY to be able to share our home with appreciative guests like you. You are all welcome back anytime. Jason and I appreciate you taking time out of your busy schedule to write a review for our future guests.
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Fabulous vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

Our week at blessing by the sea was definitely a blessing. This spacious, recently upgraded and very clean house was absolutely perfect for our big family. Everyone was able to spread out and have his/her own space. The entire house is equipped with anything and everything one could need while on vacation. The walk to the beach is such a short and peaceful little walk and the pool being just around the corner from the house was a big plus! Everything about our stay was very convenient and nice. We were sad to leave and will definitely be visiting this house again for our next beach get away.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to have your family stay at our 'Blessing by the Sea'. It is relaxing and wonderful when you can spread out and have your own space! We are happy to provide your family with everything you need on vacation. Glad your family enjoyed the short stroll to the sugary, white-sandy beaches of Destin. We look forward to having your family return next year:)
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Location

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Fort Walton Beach Airport
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Baytown Warf Golf

'BLESSING BY THE SEA' is in the perfect location! It is within walking distance to our favorite restaurants "Kenny D's and Captain Dave's". It is minutes away from Silver Sands Outlet Mall & Bass Pro Shops. One of our favorite things to do in the evenings, besides crab hunting on the beach is Go Kart Racing at "The Track" or "Big Kahuna's."

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
22 Apr 2017 - 12 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,975
for 7 nights
£1,975
 
 
Late Spring
13 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,408
for 7 nights
£2,408
 
 
Early Summer
20 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,840
for 7 nights
£2,840
 
 
Summer
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,791
for 7 nights
£3,791
 
 
Peak Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,878
for 7 nights
£3,878
 
 
Summer
8 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,791
for 7 nights
£3,791
 
 
Late Summer
5 Aug 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,754
for 7 nights
£2,754
 
 
Late Summer
12 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,148
for 7 nights
£2,148
 
 
Early Fall
26 Aug 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,889
for 7 nights
£1,889
 
 
Fall
30 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,062
for 7 nights
£2,062
 
 
Fall
14 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,850
for 7 nights
£1,850
 
 
Late Fall
21 Oct 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,543
for 7 nights
£1,543
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,802
for 7 nights
£1,802
 
 
Early Winter
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,457
for 7 nights
£1,457
 
 
Christmas Week
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,716
for 7 nights
£1,716
 
 
Winter
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,457
for 7 nights
£1,457
 
 
Winter
6 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,197
for 7 nights
£1,197
 
 
Early Spring
3 Mar 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,321
for 7 nights
£2,321
 
 
Spring
10 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,581
for 7 nights
£2,581
 
 
Spring Break
31 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,667
for 7 nights
£2,667
 
 
Late Spring
7 Apr 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,408
for 7 nights
£2,408
 
 
Late Spring
14 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,062
for 7 nights
£2,062
 
 
Late Spring
28 Apr 2018 - 11 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,975
for 7 nights
£1,975
 
 
Early Summer
12 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,408
for 7 nights
£2,408
 
 
Early Summer
19 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,840
for 7 nights
£2,840
 
 
Summer
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,878
for 7 nights
£3,878
 
 
Peak Summer
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,051
for 7 nights
£4,051
 
 
Summer
7 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,878
for 7 nights
£3,878
 
 
Late Summer
4 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,927
for 7 nights
£2,927
 
 
Late Summer
11 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,062
for 7 nights
£2,062
 
 
Late Summer
18 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,975
for 7 nights
£1,975
 
 
Late Summer
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,889
for 7 nights
£1,889
 
 
Fall
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,802
for 7 nights
£1,802
 
 
Fall
29 Sep 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,235
for 7 nights
£2,235
 
 
Fall
13 Oct 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,543
for 7 nights
£1,543
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
17 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,975
for 7 nights
£1,975
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,850
for 7 nights
From
£216
 

Additional pricing information

Security Deposit £0
Administration Fee £77.12 + Tax
Damage Protection £35.05
Cleaning Fee £194.75 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

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