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About the Property
Welcome to Southern Exposure, where you'll find all the comforts of home! This charming 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom corner unit is only steps from Crystal Beach. Centrally located in the heart of Destin, Grand Caribbean West Condominiums has breathtaking views of the Gulf. This newly renovated and stylish condo provides accommodations for up to 6 guests with 655 square feet of living space, ideal for small families and friends wanting to enjoy the soft, white sands of Destin, Florida.
You'll fall in love with this newly renovated and tastefully decorated condo. Boasting brand new tile floors, extra-large kitchen cabinets, quartz counter tops and smart home technology! Take a seat on the brand new sofa sleeper and enjoy all of the natural light flooding in through the large windows. Watch your favorite show or movie on the new 49" TV. Modern conveniences like fast wifi, keyless front door, and Amazon Echo loaded with fun family games, music, and movies that will make any indoor time fun for all. Forget your charger? Not to worry, you'll find a convenient charging station with room for up to six devices.
Enjoy a cold beverage while feeling the ocean breeze in one of four Adirondack chairs or dining table on your large, private, wrap-around balcony with views of the Gulf. No one will be passing by this private corner unit!
Whether you decide to cook every meal or just make your morning coffee, you'll love the brand-new, fully equipped kitchen with plenty of storage and prep-space all with views of the gulf!
Convenient, in-unit washer and dryer mean you don't have to pack twice as much or go to the local laundry during your stay.
At the end of the day, it's all about the beach. We provide you with a wagon, some beach towels, and some sand toys. You provide your favorite drink, and you're all set. In just a few steps, you'll be walking through the sugar sands of Crystal Beach for a day of family fun. At the end of the day, you're just steps away from your home away from home where you can enjoy your favorite drink while watching the sun set and relax after a day of fun in the sun.
-- THE LOCATION --
Centrally located with easy access to the beach, shopping, and dining. A quick 17 miles to the Fort Walton airport!
-- ADDITIONAL DETAILS --
Key Residence Features:
- Amenities include central air-conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen, free WiFi, cable, in-unit laundry machines, Ring Door bell and free parking
- Take advantage of the community amenities including a seasonally heated swimming pool, hot tub and barbecue area
- Fantastic location with easy access to Crystal Beach, shopping, dining, and family fun activities
** As of June 9th 2019 - a Ring Doorbell has been installed on the outside of the door. It's the only camera on this property.
**GUESTS MUST BRING THEIR OWN SANITIZING WIPES AND HAND SANITIZER. WE ARE UNABLE TO SUPPLY THEM AT THIS TIME DUE TO LIMITED AVAILABILITY
We are a corner unit. Less neighbor noise and complete privacy with a large, gated wrap around balcony. We believe in a good nights sleep! We have all new beds and added toppers to the Master King bed for extra comfort. We also have sound machines to assist in your great nights sleep! Black out curtains will let you sleep in. We have cable in the living room and the bedroom as well as Amazon, so you'll never miss your favorite shows. We are in a smaller community - just 3 floors. It's quieter and more homey than a high rise. We are walking distance to 3 great restaurants - heading west you'll find Camille's - Restaurant up top serves locally caught seafood with a wide menu, while the cafe downstairs has awesome coffee, great breakfast and lunch and live music. 790 is a fabulous beach-side restaurant with a delicious more upscale menu. Heading East you'll find Crap Trap, a popular beach-side restaurant with awesome views.
Why Kids Love It
Kids love the bunk beds with new mattresses in the hall! They love the poufs under the coffee table too. The Alexa with loaded games is also a big hit with the kids.
Grand Caribbean West is directly across from the beach. Our unit has unobstructed views of the ocean. We hare in the heart of Destin. Directly across Hwy 98, about 1 mile away, you'll Find Destin Commons with over 98 restaurants, shops, bowling, movie theater and tons more entertainment. We are close to fun things for kids like The Track and Big Kahunas. You are so close to everything, you will not lack for things to do. You won't have to go far to get there.
Attractions Within Walking Distance
Restaurants - Camille's, 790 and Crab Trap. There is also water sports rentals at the beach and you can rent chair service as well.
Favorite Places To Eat
The Back Porch, McGuires, Boshamps, Deweys, Old Bay Steamer
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Dining Table, Eat in Counter, Community Charcoal Grill, Bathtub, Shower/Tub Combo, Big Screen TV, Netflix, Swimming, Board Games, Reading Library, Garbage, Pots and Pans, Breakfast Bar, Can Opener, Disposal, BBQ Grill, Community Pool, Beach Chairs Provided, Gulf/Ocean View.
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|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Min Stay|
Sep 08 2021 - Sep 30 2021
Oct 01 2021 - Oct 31 2021
Nov 01 2021 - Nov 30 2021
Dec 01 2021 - Dec 19 2021
Dec 01 2021 - Dec 31 2021
Cleaning Fee: $165
Tax Rate: 11.5%
- No smoking
- No pets allowed
- No events, parties or large gatherings
- Must be at least 25 years old to book
- Additional fees and taxes may apply
- Photo ID may be required upon check-in
**please bring your own disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer. Due to low availability, we are unable to provide these items at this time.
Last updated September 27, 2021
Year Purchased: 2019
About the owner: Hi, we are James and Deb Paul from Kansas City! Like most people, we love vacations and we work hard all year long just to enjoy a vacation week together as a family. James and I have been vacationing in Destin for many years. We love the white, soft sand, emerald green water and the fresh seafood caught straight from the Gulf. What an amazing treat that is!
Each year we booked a different rental unit, searching to find that one special place. We wanted a good night’s sleep in an updated unit with a view. We never found that place! Either the beds weren’t comfortable, it was too far from the beach, it wasn’t updated, or it was too expensive.
As avid beach lovers, we decided to invest our retirement savings into solving this problem! We set out to find a vacation rental that we could put our personal touch on and provide affordable luxury. We found the perfect location in January 2019, and renovated it top to bottom. Our mission is to share our piece of paradise with other families so that they have what we were looking for, a comfortable, affordable vacation rental that provides great value so they can get on with creating memories.
Why this property? I fell in love with the view the minute I stepped outside. The large private balcony was a rare find.
Calendar last updated: September 26, 2021
We had a fantastic stay! The wrap around porch was our favorite part! We spent a lot of time out there. The beds were also very comfortable! The owners were very helpful. We would definitely recommend it to someone else! Wish we could have stayed longer!
Stayed: June 2020Submitted: July 10, 2020
Thank you for the review Becky!! We loved hosting you! Please come back and stay with us again!