Description

Welcome to Beachy Keen, perfectly located in the middle of all the excitement of Destin, yet nestled in the lovely and quiet enclave of Crystal Shores. The beautiful white sand and emerald green waters of one of Destin's finest beaches are only a five minute walk away. One beach access features a covered picnic pavilion with convenient restrooms and showers. A fifteen minute walk from Beachy Keen in the other direction takes you to all the shops, restaurants, and the AMC Movie Theater of Destin Commons. Hop in your car and in five minutes arrive in shopper's paradise-the Silver Sands Premium Outlets, the largest outlet mall in the United States.

Beachy Keen, a beautiful three story vacation home with separate guest house, can sleep 12 and is the perfect escape for your family. All four bedrooms open onto balconies or porches where you can enjoy the cool gulf breezes and relax while the sun sets. Enjoy the convenience of a TV and DVD player in each bedroom. In addition to the lovely private pool, you can splash in the beautiful Crystal Shores community pool just a two minute walk away. Bring your laptop to access the fast, wireless internet and don't forget the family pet - Beachy Keen is Pet Friendly! The home has onsite parking for five vehicles and laundry facilities in the main house.

The spacious and open interior of Beachy Keen features a living room with 20 foot ceilings and oversized ceiling fans. This space contains a comfortable sofa and built-in media cabinet with flat screen TV offering Netflix access, DVD player, games, cards, and books. The first floor bedroom offers twin beds and a full bathroom nearby. The opposite wing of the house contains a fully stocked kitchen, dining room that seats 10, and a built-in computer desk for your online convenience.

The second floor balcony overlooks the living room and connects two master suites. One master bedroom provides king bedding, dressing area, double closets, and private bath with soaking tub. The second master bedroom also offers king bedding and a private bath. The second floor balcony leads to a spiral staircase to the third floor sleeping/play loft where you can catch distant glimpses of the Gulf of Mexico. The loft is bound to be a popular hangout for the younger crowd and includes built-in sleeping accommodations for two.

Walk out any of the three French doors on the first floor to the expansive deck cooled by shade sails for your comfort. Relax by the private pool on lounge chairs or enjoy a home cooked meal from the gas grill at one of the three outdoor tables. You will also find an outdoor shower leading directly into a first floor bathroom for your convenience.

The two story guest house is perfect for multiple families or those with teenagers. It offers a kitchenette, sleeper sofa in the living room, two private balconies, queen bedding on the second floor, and full bath.

Main House:

First Floor: Living Room with Patio Access, Kitchen, Dining, Bedroom with Two Twin Beds, Hall Bath with Tub/Shower Combo, Laundry.

Second Floor: King Bedroom with Walk-In Shower and Balcony Access, King Bedroom with Tub/Shower Combo and Balcony Access.

Third Floor: Loft with Full Day Bed.

Guest House:

First Floor: Exterior Staircase, Non-Accessible Garage.

Second Floor: Living Room with Queen Sleeper Sofa and Balcony Access, Kitchen with Eat-In Bar.

Third Floor: Queen Bedroom with Tub/Shower Combo and Balcony Access.

Allotted parking for five cars at the house. Please ask a reservationist about additional parking.

Based on the daily temperature and at the HOA's discretion, the community pool is typically heated during the week of Thanksgiving.

Amenities
  • Amenity Icon Pet Friendly
  • Amenity Icon Community Pool
  • Amenity Icon Grill/BBQ
  • Amenity Icon Gulf View
  • Amenity Icon Heated Community Pool
  • Amenity Icon Internet
  • Amenity Icon Laundry
  • Amenity Icon Parking Spaces: 6
  • Amenity Icon Private Pool
  • Amenity Icon Walk to Beach: 3-4 Minutes
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Bedding
First Floor:
Twin
Twin
Twin
Twin
Guest House:
Queen Sleeper Sofa
Queen Sleeper Sofa
Queen
Queen
Second Floor:
King
King
King
King
Third Floor:
Full Day Bed
Full Day Bed
Total: Queen, 2 King, 2 Twin, Queen Sleeper Sofa, Full Day Bed
Reviews
Rating 5
Quieter side of Destin
Great property. Location was excellent. Very easy to get to, easy access to beach, less traffic and congestion in the area, and lots of places to walk dogs. House was very nice and well laid out. Would stay here again.
Rob B from Weldon Springs MO - Stayed March 2023
FAQs

We welcome all of your questions! Most property-specific details can be answered in the AMENITIES tab, for example, "Is beach service included?", "Is there a community pool?" and "How far is the beach?". Additional answers may be found in our Rental Policies.

Still have unanswered questions? We invite you to ask below. Our vacation specialists look forward to providing you with a detailed response to help you find the best place by the beach!

Are golf carts allowed in this neighborhood?
Phil E - Posted: 12/31/2021

Answer:

Although a great way to get to the beach, the Crystal Shores HOA does not permit golf carts within this neighborhood.

Can the private pool be heated?
Laura S - Posted: 02/06/2022

Answer:

The pool at Beachy Keen does not have the ability to be heated. You can, however, enjoy using the seasonally heated community pool depending on the time of year you visit.

Is there parking near the beach access?
Teri E - Posted: 03/28/2022

Answer:

Beachy Keen is within walking distance to two public beach access points on Scenic 98. The closest is located near Crystal Beach Dr, which does not have parking. The other public beach is across from Hutchinson St and includes parking, restrooms, and a seasonal lifeguard on duty. Beach parking is also available at the Crab Trap to the east, just a short car ride away.

Is the grassy area fully fenced?
Tricia J - Posted: 10/12/2022

Answer:

Beachy Keen offers a partially fenced-in yard beautifully landscaped with lush tropical flora.

Are the 3 story home and guest house are both included?
Miguel M - Posted: 01/13/2023

Answer:

Yes - Beachy Keen includes both a three-story main house and guest house with the rental. This is a great option multiple friends or family staying in one location!

Is a chair/umbrella set up on beach included with rental?
Carrie D - Posted: 01/21/2024

Answer:

Beach chairs and umbrellas are not provided complimentary, but are most certainly available for rent. Once you have secured your reservation, we will provide you with the beach services contact information. You can reserve chairs and umbrellas over the phone, or directly on the sand. See you soon!

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STR Certificate: 012165