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Serenity by the Sea

Bedrooms: 5 | Bathrooms: 3 | Sleeps: 14
Welcome to Serenity by the SeaGather the family around for a mealGrill out on the deckJust a short walk to gorgeous Crystal BeachWalk on down to the beach

From the minute you step in the grand entrance of this palatial 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home in Terra Cotta Terrace, you will know you are officially at "Serenity by the Sea". Boasting over 3500 square feet of beach luxury, there is plenty of room for your group to spread out and enjoy your vacation. Through the front door, you are greeted by a spacious living area with sky-high ceilings, a wet bar, large flat-screen TV, and French doors that lead out to the covered patio and large, fenced-in backyard. In the next room, you will fall in love with the grand, gourmet kitchen featuring new granite counters, a gorgeous tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances. Can't decide who's going to cook? You both can! There's a custom island with a second sink and additional garbage disposal, plus plenty of counter space and an additional wet bar. The first floor also has a guest bedroom with a queen bed, bunk area with two twin over twin bunks as well as a full bathroom. Up the stairs, you will find three more guest bedrooms, two with queen beds and the other with two built-in twin over twin bunk beds. Lastly, there is an updated king master suite with access to a covered balcony and an ensuite bathroom that is a true spa experience. The bathroom which is connected to an extra-large walk-in closet boasts double vanities, granite countertops, and a claw foot tub for ultimate relaxation. There is also an extraordinary custom-built tall and wide shower. This home is only a short stroll to the sugar white sands of Crystal Beach, where you'll have private access. After a day in the sun, come home and rinse off those sandy feet in the outdoor shower. Come make beach memories that'll last forever at Serenity by the Sea!

*This property is NOT AVAILABLE for rent to those under the age of 25. No Exceptions.*

*Although this unit can accommodate 16 guests, the maximum occupancy is 14*

*There is a $10 reservation fee per night (max $100) for this property. This will be automatically applied at the time of booking*

Terra Cotta Terrace is a luxury development of Mediterranean-style homes in the highly sought-after Crystal Beach area. The neighborhood has private gated beach access just across Scenic Hwy 98. Amenities include a community pool, tennis/pickleball courts, and a sand volleyball court. This ideal location is a short distance from several beach front restaurants and a few miles from Destin Commons and Silver Sands! Come see why families vacation to Terra Cotta Terrace year after year!

Area Attractions:

Close by is Destin Commons, a beautifully landscaped, pedestrian-friendly area and a great family venue where children will love to play in the interactive water fountains. Also for the younger guests, a nautically/pirate themed outdoor playground features a 1,750 square foot soft play area with various creatures from the sea, slides, and a treasure chest! Destin Commons also has a mini-train for the kids. Destin Commons features over 75 shops and restaurants, including Godiva Chocolates, AMC Movie Theaters and Bass Pro Shop.

All the excitement of Destin is just minutes away: choice of water-sports, golf, amusement parks, and outlet shopping. One glimpse of Destin beaches and you're hooked. It must be the wide, white beaches and the famous emerald waters. Not to mention the fabulous fishing, the world's most beautiful beaches, addictive seafood and the full array of activities for kids of all ages and more fun to be found in Destin.

If you are near Miramar Beach, the snorkelers in your group will love the new artificial reef called Dolphin Reef, deployed in 2017. Located just 685 feet straight out from the Miramar Regional Public Beach access (by Pompano Joe's), it is becoming a haven for sea life. Each of the 4 snorkeling reefs comprises 40 acres of permitted sea bottom. The Dolphin Reef is at a depth of 12-20 feet. We strongly recommend that snorkelers use a kayak, paddleboard, or other flotation device when visiting the snorkel reefs. Sea conditions can and do change quickly and often. Enjoy!

Top Reasons to Book
  1. Under 500 yards to Gated Beach Access
  2. Completely Redecorated 2021
  3. Balcony and Patio for Dining and Entertainment
  4. Private, Fenced Yard with Gas Grill + Outdoor Shower
  5. Community Pool, Tennis Courts, & Sand Volleyball
  6. Walk to Captain Dave’s for dinner; 2 miles to Destin Commons
  7. Snorkel the Dolphin Reef-more info under Area Attractions below
  8. Professionally Managed; 24/7 Service
Room Arrangements
Queen Bedroom Sleeps: 2
1 Queen Bed
King Master Bedroom Sleeps: 2
1 King Bed
Queen Bedroom Sleeps: 2
1 Queen Bed
Queen Bedroom Sleeps: 2
1 Queen Bed
Guest Bedroom Sleeps: 4
2 Twin Over Twin Bunk Beds
Bunk Area Sleeps: 4
2 Twin Over Twin Bunk Beds
3 Full Bathrooms
Inside Amenities
Air ConditioningCentral Air ConditioningCentral HeatingHangersHot WaterLaptop Friendly Work SpaceNice FurnishingsServing Bar off KitchenShampooSmoke DetectorWasherDryerBathtubGas FireplaceLinens ProvidedTowels ProvidedClothes WasherClothes DryerCombination Tub and ShowerDining RoomFull KitchenLiving RoomShowerCeiling FansKitchen Island
Kitchen Equipment
Coffee MakerDishwasherRefrigeratorMicrowaveOvenStoveToasterGourmet KitchenCookware and Cooking Utensils
Other Amenities
Fire Extinguisher
Internet ConnectionWiFiFree Wifi
Cable or SatelliteTvMultiple Tvs
Included Items and Services
Outside Amenities
GrillPatio FurnitureTennis CourtsDeck or BalconyPatioGaragePrivate EntrancePrivate ParkingBalconyDeckOutdoor Shower
Pool and Spa
Community PoolOutdoor PoolPool
No Pets AllowedNo Smoking
Child FriendlyFamily Friendly
View and Location
Walk to Beach
Night LifeBeachcombingBoatingChurchesCinema or TheaterCyclingDeep Sea FishingHealth and Beauty SpaJet SkiingKayakingRestaurantsScuba Diving or SnorkelingShellingShoppingWater Sports

5 Reviews


Stayed September 2023

"Great space - Clean organize spacious. Lots of room"

Stayed September 2023

"We enjoyed our stay, everything was great the host was very prompt in responding to our issue. Nice place and great area for family fun!"

Stayed May 2023

"Easy check in process, great location, pool, basketball court, volleyball area and beach was nearby. Kids and the adults enjoyed. Need more towels, pots, pans and bowls for those who cook for a large group."

Stayed April 2023

"Great location,
had a few minor quirks, but the size of the place and location definitely over shadowed the issues.
Will come back"

Stayed March 2023

"This house was even better than the pictures! The place was very open and so beautiful! The walk to the beach was very close and convenient since it was a private beach. The area was so close to several nice restaurants and 10 minutes or less to a grocery store. The house itself was so beautiful! The bedrooms were all very clean and spacious. This place is better than advertised. I definitely would stay again."
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