Description

This regal "retreat" is located in Destiny East which happens to be one of Destin's most prestigious gated residential communities along Scenic Highway 98. It provides residence for owners and fortunate guests in a neighborhood of opulent multi-million dollar homes nestled around a large coastal dune lake near the beautiful white sand beach. You may have the privilege of staying in this gracious vacation home for a memorable beach reunion with family and close friends.

The stately classically styled Dutch Colonial exteriors blend magically into thoroughly modern interiors with wonderful upscale amenities. Destiny's Retreat was distinctively designed for grand entertainment with plenty of space to play and lounge in luxury. The contemporary fashionable furnishings are professionally decorated in a chic manner with an eye toward comfort. Multiple living spaces span across this 3,600 square foot home that has four bedrooms in the main house and another in a Carriage House. The main open living area has soaring twelve-foot ceilings and a wide wall of windows that overlook a private solarium pool courtyard. The solarium pool is beside a relaxing four sided soaking tub, an outdoor living area with a wall mounted TV, a kitchen with a gas grill and a Wet Bar. The Great Room includes an ensemble of comfortable contemporary furniture facing a large wall mounted TV beside a formal dining table that seats six. Four more may be seated nearby at a gleaming white quartz crystal topped kitchen island. This open kitchen with stunning ebony toned custom cabinetry features a large stainless steel refrigerator and separate matching freezer, a six-burner gas range, double ovens, an icemaker, dishwasher, a chef's sink as well as a flat screen TV.

The elegant spacious Primary Bedroom includes a full en suite luxury spa-like bath with gorgeous raised double bowl vanity sinks, a soaking tub and a wide glassed-in double shower with smooth black pebble rock flooring. The guest bedrooms are also all elegantly appointed with sitting areas and flat screen TVs. The Guest Apartment can sleep up to six with a king sized bed, a twin daybed, trundle, and a nautical blue couch that doubles as a queen size sleeper sofa. This studio space includes a living/dining area, kitchenette and a full bath with a walk-in shower.

Guests here may visit Club Destiny, which includes 5,000 square foot of Caribbean styled space that redefines tropical elegance with cathedral ceilings, towering indoor palm trees, multiple seating areas, skylights, and glass walls overlooking a large lagoon shaped swimming pool. A state of the arts fitness center also overlooks the beautifully landscaped pool courtyard. The Club House houses an impressive private movie theater that seats 25. Besides the pool there is also a secluded simmering hot tub, lighted tennis courts and a putting green. Nearby is a wonderful playground for the kids complete with fun slides, swings and colorful climbing platforms.

The beautiful beach of course is the star of the show and the shimmering sugary shore is just short distance away. It includes the popular Crab Trap Restaurant on the gulf with seafood specialties and a fun beach bar. This awesome locale is also close to other popular beachfront restaurants, grocery stores, wine outlets and shopping venues.

First Floor: Living Room with Patio Access, Kitchen, Dining, King Primary Bedroom with Shared Walk-In Shower and Soaking Tub + Patio Access, King Bedroom with Walk-In Shower and Second Floor Access, King Bedroom with Queen Sleeper Sofa, Hall Bath with Walk-In Shower, King Bedroom, Laundry.

Second Floor: Bonus Room with King Bed, Queen Sleeper Sofa, Twin Day Bed with Twin Trundle, Kitchenette, and Walk-In Shower.

*Add $50.00 per day to heat the pool (available October - April if needed).

Based on the daily temperature and at the HOA's discretion, the community pool is typically heated during spring break.

Amenities
  • Amenity Icon Community Hot Tub
  • Amenity Icon Community Pool
  • Amenity Icon Fitness Room
  • Amenity Icon Grill/BBQ
  • Amenity Icon Heated Community Pool
  • Amenity Icon Heated Private Pool
  • Amenity Icon Internet
  • Amenity Icon Laundry
  • Amenity Icon No Pets Allowed
  • Amenity Icon Parking Spaces: 6
  • Amenity Icon Private Pool
  • Amenity Icon Security Cameras
  • Amenity Icon Tennis Court
  • Amenity Icon Walk to Beach: 8-9 Minutes
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Bedding
First Floor:
King
King
King
King
King
King
Queen Sleeper Sofa
Queen Sleeper Sofa
King
King
Second Floor:
King
King
Queen Sleeper Sofa
Queen Sleeper Sofa
Twin Daybed
Twin Daybed
Twin Trundle
Twin Trundle
Total: 5 King, Twin Trundle, 2 Queen Sleeper Sofa, Twin Daybed
Reviews
Rating 5
Stayed in a beautiful home in Destin.
The property was huge, excellent amenities and very close to the beach! We enjoyed the pool and BBQ. Great place to rent from, cant wait to book again!
Isabelita S from O Fallon IL - Stayed September 2023
Rating 5
Great family spot
The perfect large family vacation location. Pool and outdoor area was fantastic. 8 min walk to the beach. I don’t know how it could be better.
William H from Morton, IL - Stayed August 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!

Are small dogs allowed in guest house?
Sherri L - Posted: 01/27/2022

Answer:

Pets are not permitted at this property.  It's worth boarding your dog, but if you really don't want them to miss out on your vacation - then you may want to consider one of our Pet Friendly Homes in Destin.

What small appliances does the kitchen feature?
Susan H - Posted: 02/05/2022

Answer:

The kitchen features the basic necessities, such as a coffee maker, toaster, blender, silverware, and dishes. You may want to pack specialty kitchen items such as spices, aluminum foil, sandwich bags, etc.

Here is a helpful video to ensure that you are fully equipped for the beach!

Are there chairs and umbrellas available for the beach?
Susan H - Posted: 02/07/2022

Answer:

Destiny's Retreat does not include beach chairs and umbrellas, but they are easily obtainable through the vendor on the beach. We will happily provide you with their contact information once your reservation is secured!

What is the bed configuration in the carriage house?
Vito F - Posted: 02/18/2022

Answer:

The bonus room above the garage includes a king-sized bed, a twin day bed with a twin trundle, and a couch which doubles as a queen sleeper sofa. This room also includes a kitchenette and full bath with a walk-in shower.

How far from the playground and the beach? 
Vito F - Posted: 02/19/2022

Answer:

The playground is located at Club Destiny on Tranquility Lane about an 8-9 minute walk away from the home. The beach about the same distance away located at Crab Trap restaurant. Both Club Destiny and the beach provides ample parking should you choose to drive instead of walk. Enjoy!

Are golf carts allowed in this neighborhood?
Jennifer W - Posted: 05/18/2022

Answer:

Golf carts are permitted in Destiny East, but must be registered with the HOA when you arrive at Club Destiny.

Is the carriage room over the garage attached to the house?
Jennifer W - Posted: 05/25/2022

Answer:

Yes, the carriage room is attached to the main house. It is accessible from both the garage staircase and a guest bedroom. A 3D Tour is also provided under the images for reference.

Does Destiny's Retreat have an office space with a door?
Beth W - Posted: 03/11/2023

Answer:

Destiny's Retreat does not have a dedicated office space, however, the bedrooms are quiet and some have a table with chairs for working. Feel free to explore the 3D Tour for more details!

How far is this house from the community pool?
Mimi M - Posted: 03/03/2024

Answer:

The community pool, along with the tennis courts, playground, and fitness center, are 0.4 miles away from Destiny's Retreat. This is approximately a short two-minute drive or eight-to-nine minute walk. Have fun!

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STR Certificate: 012172