House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)
Come visit our brick, one-level beach house in ‘Paradise Retreat.’ Just a short stroll to the Emerald Waters of the Gulf of Mexico. We are the first beach home in the Paradise Retreat community and the closest to the deeded beach access.We hope you will be as excited as we are in this four-bedroom, two full bath home. Dressed in a nautical style in appreciation of the coastal lifestyle and in celebration of the mystical creature the ‘Mermaid.’
We offer a PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL – NO you do not have to share with a community! Or an entire condominium! It is all yours.
The master bedroom is private and features its own large bath, a walk-in closet, beautifully furnished, King-size bedding, TV, DVD.
The large great room is sunny & bright with natural sunlight,a large sectional sofa with chaise for those extra friends! plenty of seating, TV, DVD, furnished with books & movies, games,cards, & you can sit & enjoy the pool view from the great room.
Two children’s bedrooms both have twin beds & TV/DVD in each bedroom. The boys bedroom comes with an X BOX. The Girls bedroom is filled with Barbie Dolls & games, ‘dress up items’
The second adult bedroom is cool and inviting with a nostalgic theme for bathing beauties of the 30s and 40s.TV/DVD original art.
Large dining table seats 8 with ease, fully-stocked kitchen seats 3 at the bar, side by side refrigerator door ice maker water dispenser, gas grill by the pool, pool toys, bicycles in garage, port-a-crib for little ones.
****Mention in your inquiry whether or not you would be interested in renting a Golf Cart, and for an additional fee of $175.00, we’ll have the golf cart at the house ready-to-go! So call or email us today and be sure to inquire about one of the best ways to get around town and enjoy the breezy air down by the gulf, in our golf cart!!!!****
WE KNOW YOUR PET IS A MEMBER OF THE FAMILY JUST LIKE OUR PETS ARE, SO The Mermaid House is ‘PET FRIENDLY’ ! Bring your pet with you he too can have a wonderful vacation with his family for well behaved pets. Must be on leash when out side of home. Guest to pick up litter w/furnished litter scoop. 2 pets max 30 LB MAX.
WASHING MACHINE & DRYER FURNISHED.TWO CAR GARAGE. Basic cable TV only.
Menus and directions to all local eating establishments,amusement parks, dolphin sight seeing excursions, sunset dinner cruise, & deep sea charter boats. Many Harbor Restaurants will ‘Cook your Catch’.BAYTOWN AT SANDESTIN IS 6 MINUTES AWAY, THE DESTIN COMMONS
HAS A MOVIE THEATER, DINNING, SHOPPING, KIDS WATER FOUNTAIN & PLAY GROUND. A HUGE PRO BASS SPORTING GOOD STORE IN DESTIN COMMONS
WITH A GIANT SHARK FOR THE VACATION PHOTOS.
***IF THE DATES YOU REQUESTED ARE NOT AVAILABLE***
WE HAVE ANOTHER PROPERTY ‘SANDCASTLE’ AND ‘STARFISH COTTAGE’
Keywords: Home With Private Pool/Golf Cart/Walk to the beach.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
We have beach chairs and umbrellas, as well as chaise lounges around the pool. We also have several beach toys and boogie boards for kids, and for your convenience, the rental managers are very close by in case something is not working right.
We now offer Electric Golf Cart, for fee of $275.00.
– February 12, 2019
Wonderful pet friendly home. We brought our two small dogs with us and there was no trace that dogs had ever stayed there before. Home is very close to the beach and just a short walk! Love that it’s close to everything too! Outlet Mall is just a short drive away 7-8 min. The bicycles were a hit for the kids to ride in the evenings too! Loved our stay and we will be back!
– February 12, 2019
Our family decided to rent this home last minute just a few weeks before. Not knowing that the weather “Tropical Storm Alberto” would be visiting the Destin, Florida area. We still ended up driving 14 hours to get to the Florida destination place from south Texas as we couldn’t get a refund or move dates. Upon arrival to the mermaid home it was a very cozy feeling. The house beach decor was awesome throughout the home. The kids loved the rooms and each restroom had there nice clean white towels. The kitchen is equipped with all the dishes, cookware and utensils you need to cook. Our family enjoyed the little time we had in the pool due to the rain but overall great. A couple of things that were a little disappointing were the roaches. There were roaches in both restrooms in the master bedroom and a couple we killed in the garage trying to make there way in. Everyday we killed 2 to 3. Also the second restroom toilet seat was broken. Overall my family had a good time and the home was a way better option that a hotel. We would rent this home again hopefully in the near future.
– February 12, 2019
The house has an exellent location withing walking distance to the beach. Well furnished with great amentities. Pool is excellent. We did encounter some minor issues that were quickly resolved by the rental agent. Rental agent was very very responsive. Several restaurants within walking distance. Beach service available to rent. Beach attendent was excellent.
– February 12, 2019
Our family stayed in the Mermaid House for Spring Break and it was perfect for us. Let me start by saying how wonderful and accommodating Angela and Rosemary were. We were booking fairly close to the date of our stay and Angela was fantastic in helping us line things out. Also, we made a last minute decision to drive straight through and asked if we would be able to pay for an extra night and check-in early. Not only did Angela and Rosemary make that happen, they got us codes to the house super fast and even left a light in for us. We were sooooo happy to settle in to the beautiful, convenient and super clean house after a long day of travel and traffic.
The decorations were beachy and cute, the kitchen fully equipped, towels in the closets, bicycles in the garage and floaties and toys throughout the house for kids too. We had many meals and game nights at the HUGE dining room table and sat around the pool outside to enjoy the weather.
We have never traveled with a pet before and were nervous about what “pet friendly” meant. Just that….friendly for our little schnauzer. No odors from prior pet guests, no stains or hairs…super clean and fresh.
The only thing that I could say would make it a 5++ on the Star scale would be a heater for the pool or hot tub. It’s a huge pool and super nice but a little chilly in March. We hope to come back during the summer and enjoy it while it is a little warmer.
Great house, well equipped, clean, great owners and we loved the bikes! Rode them EVERYWHERE!! We will be back!!!!
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