Description

This magnificent vacation residence in fashionable Crystal Shores of Destin has recently received a dazzling and massive remodel in 2023 making the home more updated and welcome. All six bedrooms have been updated, all bathrooms remodeled, and a new open concept state of the art kitchen now faces the family area. This vacation home offers all new Samsung Smart TV's throughout and includes a converted 8'x25' saltwater pool. The extensive embellishments also include new landscaping, upscale furnishings, fresh paint, and a widened brick paved driveway that easily accommodates six permitted vehicles for large family beach reunions.

Blue Water Escape readily defines a chic, comfortable casual coastal style and is ready to host up to 16 fortunate guests graciously. The highly hospitable home has a premier position situated directly across the street from the glorious gulf. Two sets of expansive upper level covered balconies span across the entire width to take full advantage of this sought after locale. They provide lovely tropical views of the glittering jewel toned waters with direct balcony access from a Primary Suite and Guest Bedroom on the top level as well as the open living area on the second floor.

A columned open veranda on the first floor faces the sparkling swimming pool, which includes multiple seating ensembles with tables for drinks and dining poolside. A white picket fence beside it overlooks a lush green lawn, clusters of towering palms, and indigenous plants that showcase a terrific tropical setting. A large lagoon shaped community pool and the sugary white sand beach are just a short stroll away. Guest quarters on the private poolside level include wonderfully appointed bedrooms with decorative art and direct access to the pool patio. A full bath serves both bedrooms and provides a convenient powder room near the pool.

The open living area on the second floor features a wraparound couch that faces a large TV mounted on a decorative wall with a gleaming white pebble patterned surface. A thick honey-toned hardwood topped table near the open kitchen has six tropically inspired raised straw woven side chairs flanked by square straw stools at each end. A triple set of simple beaded chandeliers, large seahorse wall sculptures, paintings of wild herons, and tropical silk plants provide an enchanting coastal ambiance. The kitchen has plenty of creamy white custom cabinetry for treats and new brushed stainless steel appliances to create fun family feasts. A charming Guest Bedroom in this level has warm cottage styled furnishings that include a king-sized bed and access to a full hall bath.

The elegant Primary Bedroom Suite, a beautiful Guest Bedroom and a twin bunk room on the top level each have direct access to the furnished balcony to enjoy the gorgeous gulf views. The Primary Bedroom and one Guest Bedroom have king-sized beds. The Primary Suite includes a private luxury bath while a full hall bath serves the other two bedrooms.

This excellent Crystal Beach location is minutes away from popular restaurants along Scenic Highway 98 including 790 on the Gulf and Camille's, which are within walking distance. Grocery stores, wine outlets, restaurants, bars, specialty shops, and other amusements are also very close by at Destin Commons.

First Floor: King Bedroom with Queen Bunk and Patio Access, Queen Bedroom with Queen Bunk and Patio Access, Hall Bath with Walk-In Shower, Laundry.

Second Floor: Living Room with Balcony Access, Dining, Kitchen, King Bedroom with Shared Walk-In Shower.

Third Floor: King Primary Bedroom with Walk-In Shower and Balcony Access, King Bedroom with Balcony Access, Twin Bunk Room with Balcony Access, Hall Bath with Tub/Shower Combo, Wet Bar.

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 Community Pool
  • Amenity Icon Grill/BBQ
  • Amenity Icon Gulf View
  • Amenity Icon Heated Community Pool
  • Amenity Icon Internet
  • Amenity Icon Laundry
  • Amenity Icon No Pets Allowed
  • Amenity Icon Parking Spaces: 6
  • Amenity Icon Private Pool
  • Amenity Icon Walk to Beach: 3-4 Minutes
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Bedding
First Floor:
King
King
Queen
Queen
Queen Bunk
Queen Bunk
Queen Bunk
Queen Bunk
Second Floor:
King
King
Third Floor:
King
King
Twin Bunk
Twin Bunk
King
King
Total: Queen, 4 King, Twin Bunk, 2 Queen Bunk
Reviews
Rating 5
Perfect for Multi Family Vacation
This is our 2nd year to stay at this house. We love the location. The house is gorgeous and neighborhood is quiet. This visit we had a lot of struggles with hot water. We didn’t have that problem last year and we had the same 20 people in the house last year. The property manager came out twice which was appreciated.
Stacie V from Noblesville, IN - Stayed October 2023
Rating 5
Family Beach Reunion
I cannot say enough great things about Blue Water Escape. The entire experience was top notch from start to finish and the location was perfect for our family’s beach getaway! Communication with the property management was so easy and they made the experience seamless. I would highly recommend this property for large groups!
Jamie R from Tomball TX - Stayed July 2023
Rating 5
We have stayed there in the past. Loved it!!
Our family loves staying there. The weather was perfect. The location is perfect. Close to everything. We will definitely be returning again. Thanks for making our family vacation so enjoyable. The Messa/ Istre Family.
Lester M from Lafayette LA - Stayed July 2023
Rating 5
Great Location
Crystal Shores was a great property in the best location for our family and group of teens & tweens!
Quiana S from Atlanta GA - Stayed April 2023
Rating 5
Spring break
Loved the house. Super clean and spacious. Excellent location. Really enjoyed our stay.
Shakeerah F from Atlanta GA - Stayed April 2023
Rating 5
Our family vacation
The house was nice. Everything was neat and clean. Pool was nice and the children enjoyed it. Parking was perfect for the amount of cars we had. The location of the house was perfect. Everything was near and didn't have to travel so far. Beach was right across the street. Heads up, the elevator doesn't work. But our overall experience was great.
Shelisa B from Troy, AL - Stayed May 2022
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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!

Is the pool private or communal? Is it heated?
Mary G - Posted: 02/07/2022

Answer:

Blue Water Escape in Crystal Shores of Destin has both a private and community pool. Though the private pool is not heated, the community pool is typically heated over the week of Thanksgiving.

Are there restaurants within walking distance? Can you suggest a shuttle service from the airport?
Mary G - Posted: 02/08/2022

Answer:

A great restaurant within a short walking distance is Camille's, serving great seafood, sushi, entrees, and lunch items. There are other fantastic restaurants, just a quick car ride from the home. For Destin airport shuttles click here!

Can you give me a more detailed picture of the bedding situation?
Courtney H - Posted: 02/08/2022

Answer:

Yes - please refer to the bottom of the property description for a complete breakdown of each room in the home. You may also virtually explore the 3D Tour located below the property images. If you need further clarification, please contact one of our friendly reservation assistants. 

Where is the beach access located for this home?
Courtney H - Posted: 02/08/2022

Answer:

When vacationing at Blue Water Escape, you will want to utilize the Crystal Beach Beach Access just to the east of the home. This access is approximately a three to four-minute walk away. Don't forget the sunscreen!

Are 2 small dogs ok?
Carrie R - Posted: 05/21/2023

Answer:

We love our dogs here at Ocean Reef, however - Blue Water Escape is not a pet-friendly property.  If you are unable to board your pup, you may want to consider one of these Pet Friendly Rentals.

Is the garage accessible to store bikes?
Madisyn W - Posted: 12/10/2023

Answer:

Great question! Unfortunately, the garage at this location is locked off and intended for owner storage only.

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STR Certificate: 012168