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 takes you straight to the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. We are located in the Paradise Retreat community which offers private beach access. We hope you will make yourself at home in this four-bedroom, two full bath home which is dressed in a nautical fashion in appreciation of the coastal lifestyle and in celebration of the beautiful, delicate sea creature, the starfish.
We offer a private swimming pool – no you do not have to share with a community! Or an entire condominium! It is all yours.
****NEW ADDITION: We have added a new option for you to rent a luxury GOLF CART to make your stay here at the Starfish Cottage more convenient and to provide a fun way to cruise along the strip and to and from the beach! Mention in your inquiry whether or not you would be interested in renting a cart, and for an additional fee of $275.00, we’ll have the 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 luxury golf cart!!!!****
The master bedroom is private and features its own large bath, a walk-in closet, beautifully furnished, king-size bedding, flat screen TV.
The large great room is sunny & bright with natural sunlight,a large sectional sofa which has a queen sleeper for those extra friends! Plenty of seating, flat screen TV, DVD, furnished with books & movies, games,cards, & you can sit & enjoy the pool view from the great room.
The second adult bedroom is cool and inviting with a nostalgic theme for starfish original art, flat screen TV and DVD
Large dining table seats 8 with ease, fully-stocked kitchen seats 4 at the bar, side by side refrigerator door ice maker, water dispenser, gas grill by the pool, pool toys, bicycles in garage.
If you need to connect with the outside world, we offer free high-speed wireless internet. In addition, our property managers are always available by phone to answer any questions you may have. Give us a call today for further information regarding our rental home or to plan your upcoming Florida vacation!
Washing machine & dryer furnished.Two car garage.
*Damage deposit insurance of $79.00 (Non Refundable).
*Cancellation Fee $75.00.
**** Minimum Age Limit for Renters *****
Renters must be 25 years of age to lease home with prepaid damage deposit. We prefer families & so do our neighbors, all are welcome 🙂
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date, except cancellation fee. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
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’. Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin is 6 minutes away with lots of activities for family fun! The lovely Destin Commons has a movie theater, fine-dining, shopping, kids water fountain & play ground. A huge Bass Pro Shop sporting good store in Destin Commons is equipped with a giant shark display perfect for vacation photos.
***IF THE DATES YOU REQUESTED ARE NOT AVAILABLE***
WE ALSO HAVE ANOTHER PROPERTY ‘THE MERMAID HOUSE’ And – The Sand Castle
2 Bikes, baby bed, pool toys Golf Cart $275.00 Additional
Spring - Mar, April, May $1,998.00 per week
Summer - May, June, July $2,765.00 per week
Late Summer - August $2,485.00 per week
Fall - Sep, Oct, Nov $2,065.00 per week
Winter - Dec, Jan, Feb $1,000.00 per week - Monthly $2,500. 00 per month plus utilities
Add 11% State & Local Tax - Cleaning Fee $175.00 +Tax - Damage Insurance - $79.00
Golf Cart Fee - $275.00 +Tax weekly
Well Behaved Pets Accepted - Pet Fee $100.00 per pet
50% deposit to confirm reservation - 60 days prior notice required for cancellation - No exception
Rates subject to change without notice.
– February 12, 2019
My boyfriend + I absolutely loved our weekend at the Starfish Cottage. The location was perfect and the golf cart was a nice touch since we had lots of beach equipment! The House was clean + welcoming while still not feeling like we were borrowing a strangers house. It was really nice to go back and cool off in the pool after a day at the beach. I would 10/10 go back again! Also surrounded by great local restaurants!
– February 12, 2019
8/5/17-8/9/17 We came with 6 adults and 3 kids, everyone love the house. Spaces, clean, good location. We need to run the dryer few times to get the clothes dry, beside that everything else works probably.
– February 12, 2019
The property was very well taken care of. The furnishings were in good condition with exception of the black living room couches that are in need of being replaced. There were more than enough seating options. The kitchen was equipped with anything you may need down to a crockpot. The pool floats and beach toys were a nice surprise. The proximity to the beach was a nice quiet walk on the gated community sidewalk or a quick ride on the bikes provided. We also rented the golf cart for the week and would definitely recommend it. It made it easy to transport our beach gear as well as a fun ride around town. The pool was perfect for our family not too big and not too small. We will surely be back.
– February 12, 2019
The house itself was wonderful. It was extremely clean, nicely decorated, and well-equipped. The only complaint I have with in the house, all of the beds were extremely uncomfortable!
The private pool was nice but extremely small!
The location is a little more than just a short stroll to the beach. It is a little over a mile to the gate that leads you to the beach. and with young children it was not convenient. Had I known the true distance, I never would have booked the house.
Overall we enjoyed our stay! It is a wonderful house but unfortunately, due to location and pool size, we would not rent again.
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