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
Our family enjoyed our time at Starfish Cottage. The house was laid out well and very spacious for our family of 12. All one level is nice for anyone with mobility issues who can’t do stairs. Furniture was comfortable and very clean. The kitchen was very adequate as we did most of our meals at the house. The private pool was very convenient – outside BBQ grill worked well. Had an issue with the HVAC but it was resolved within 24 hours of notice. Golf cart functionality was not something we could depend on, so make sure you take your cell phone in case you get stranded like we did 🙁 Private beach access is convenient but kind of overrated; it is about a 10 minute walk and golf cart isn’t real helpful as it has to be parked like a car. We drove to 2 other beaches that were real nice: Dune Allen & Blue Mountain. Went out to eat at “Another Broken Egg” – great brunch place! Grocery store shopping was convenient with Whole Foods, Publix or Walmart all within 15 minutes.
We had a great vacation time in Florida and this property met our needs nicely.
– February 12, 2019
My family and I enjoyed our stay at Starfish Cottage from May 28-June 6, 2016. The house was very spacious, clean, and tastefully decorated. The pool and patio are a nice addition to the home. We all enjoyed coming home from the beach to enjoy relaxing in the pool and grilling dinner. The golf cart, available for an extra fee, is another nice amenity to the home. Driving that cart about a block and a half to the beach access was not only fun, but also a lifesaver for my mom who has arthritis. The rental manager, Angela Moody, was very nice and accommodating to our needs. In addition to the home, the beach was gorgeous as always and the weather was perfect. My family and I would recommend this property and would stay again. Thanks so much.
jespher j.Ellisville, MO.
– February 12, 2019
It was more than we expected, everything that we needed was there! The house was very roomy, plenty of room for 3 families, it was very clean and comfortable! We enjoyed the swimming pool it was the perfect size, not too big, not too small; especially after a long day at the beach it was nice to relax pool side. The outdoor shower was convenient, it made washing the sand off after the beach much easier, especially with kids. Overall, it was a great stay and vacation, we would recommend the starfish cottage to everyone! Almost forgot about the golf cart….AWESOME! We had a blast driving up and down beach road, which made lugging beach gear to and from the house quick and easy! Thanks Angela Moody and Starfish Cottage. We will be back!
Rebecca H.Scottsburg, in
– February 12, 2019
We had a great stay at the starfish. House was clean, pool was nice. Golf cart is a must if taking a lot of stuff to the beach. Angela was very good to work with. Had a air issue at first and she had a guy there to fix it within the hour. Will definitely be looking to stay there again.
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