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The Old Man and the Sea

The Retreat at Miramar
18 Guests
6 Bedrooms
5 Bathrooms
3 King Suites, Dual Queen Suite, 1 King with Shared Bath, Sofa Bed & 4 Built-in bunks in Bunk Room - Total 10 beds, 6 bedrooms, 5.5 bath (Sleeps 18)

Welcome to "The Old Man and the Sea", your luxury beach vacation home away from home! Make the three minute golf cart drive to the beach, park in the large parking lot, and relax in the sun. Or go shopping, eat out, and explore the area.

Relax in this spacious home. Step across the private street to the pool and grill area. Enjoy family time in the game room or on the two balconies overlooking the pool.

GENERAL INFO:

From mid-May to mid-August there is a 7 night minimum.
Your vacation house is just a three minute golf cart drive to the Miramar Beach (beach parking) access with your COMPLIMENTARY six person street legal golf cart! Or just an easy 7 minute walk.    
Our team is onsite daily or just a phone call/text message away from 8 AM to 5 PM six days a week and for emergencies on Sundays.
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FIRST FLOOR EXPERIENCE

Living Area   ◊    Kitchen with Dining Area   ◊   Half Bath   ◊   Laundry Room

Guests will be enamored with the beauty of this home from the first step inside. A charmingly-decorated living area invites guests to relax and hang out, offering comfortable sofa and armchair seating along with big screen TV for entertainment. The living area flows right into the large and fully-equipped kitchen and dining space, so no matter where you happen to be, everyone feels connected. 
Guests often comment on the spectacular wall art and decorations.

The long dining table is a great gathering space for mealtimes and features seating for 12 and leaves plenty of space to maneuver comfortably around the kitchen. 

The kitchen is equipped with high-end, stainless steel appliances like professional series oversized fridge and freezer, oven/range, microwave, and dishwasher, not to mention coffee maker, toaster, and waffle maker! Plus high quality cookware and utensils to make cooking for a crowd easy and convenient.

The first floor provides a half bathroom just off the kitchen, as well as a walk-in laundry room with an oversize washer and dryer, and ironing board and iron.  

SECOND FLOOR EXPERIENCE

Game Room / Living Room    ◊   Balcony   ◊   Bunk Room/Nook   ◊   King Room  ◊  Dual Queen Suite ◊  Full Bathroom (2) 

Natural light from the stairwell window brightens the way and illuminates beautiful artwork on the way up to the second floor living room and game room.

Chill out as you watch the big screen smart TV and grab drinks from the built-in mini-cooler. Kids love the Pirate Themed Two-Player Arcade Game with 3500+ games!  

Step out onto the spacious balcony with views of the pool and pond. At night you'll enjoy a light show from the pond.

From the living room step into the bunk nook/bunk room with four built in bunk beds. A sliding barn door provides privacy from the game room while the opposite end opens into the shared bathroom. 

The King bedroom shares a bath with the bunk room and has a flat screen TV with Hulu+TV with thousands of shows and movies.
*Please note, adults are welcome to sleep on the built-in bunks (6'2'' in length). The free-standing bunks may only sleep children and teens. 

THIRD FLOOR EXPERIENCE

King Room with Private Bathroom (3)   ◊   Balcony  

The third floor offers 3 King rooms, each with private bathrooms and a balcony. The Master King room offers a few distinguishing features such as private access to the balcony, and a slightly larger bathroom with His & Her sinks.  Other rooms can access the balcony from the hallway.

Each of the King bedrooms are beautifully decorated with tasteful, coastal inspirations, high end furnishings, and big screen smart TV. Each room also includes a closet with hangers and suitcase holder for out-of-the-way storage. Attached to each King room is a private full bathroom, offering gorgeously tiled walk-in showers. 

The covered balcony on this floor features a round, high-top table with 4 chairs, overhead lighting, and fan. Community pool and pond area are within view.

BEACH EXPERIENCE 

Your vacation house is  just a two minute golf cart drive with the COMPLIMENTARY six person street legal golf cart ($175 a day value). Park in the large parking lot by Pompano Joe’s beach access. It has an ADA service ramp with restrooms and showers. If you prefer to walk, it is an easy 7 minute walk. 

Enjoy beautiful sunsets, white sands, happy hour drinks, beach shade/chair rental, parasailing, kayaking, bonfires, and more! Details and links to services provided in your welcome email. 

RETREAT AT MIRAMAR COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE

Your vacation house is located in a private community called the “Retreat at Miramar”.   Guests also have full access to the 90' long private retreat pool and spacious lounge, dining, and grilling pavilion.  

It's a perfect space for cookouts, with 7 Green Egg charcoal grills (charcoal provided) and for cooling off in the pool, or simply letting the kids splash away while the adults hang out within range of little ones. Watch sports, movies and more on the 5 big screen TV’s while you lounge in the comfortable couches under the covered area.

Guests are also welcome to fish in the community pond behind the pool area (catch and release).

COMMON AREA includes:

    • 90' long pool  (7:00 AM to 10:30 PM)
    • 22 uncovered lounge chairs on pool deck 
    • Multiple covered, cushioned couches
    • 7 Green Egg charcoal grills with counter space 
    • 4 large dining tables poolside: two tables seat 6 each, two seat 10+ each 
    • 2 picnic tables pond side: one covered next to 4 grills, one uncovered 
    • Walking path around pond 
    • 5 big screen TVs with remotes 
    • Men and Women’s bathrooms
    • 2 outdoor shower/sand wash off stations 
    • Drinking fountains

PARKING: The driveway can accommodate up to 4 cars. For additional parking, please use only designated parking spots in the community by the mailboxes. Please do not block streets or sidewalks.

*VIP SERVICES: Additional V.I.P. services are available including babysitting, grocery delivery, local entertainment options, and more. Setup info will be included in your confirmation email.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE - We are taking multiple precautions to ensure each guests health and wellness during your stay including:
• Disinfecting all hard surfaces; i.e.. tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, toilets, faucets, and sinks with a disinfectant known to kill COVID-19. (As recommended by the CDC).

HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR VACATION STAY:

Complementary six person, street legal golf cart for easy commute to the beach, shopping or out to eat!
 
High Speed, Reliable Internet for work and/or streaming.
 
Hulu+TV in every room with Live and On Demand TV from 65+ top 
channels including sports and news. Plus, stream full seasons of exclusive series, hit movies, current episodes, and more.
 
Sand wash-off station on the side of the house.
 
Chris Harper, owner/operator of Destin Dreamers, built luxury homes for 15 years and keeps the house well maintained, bringing comments from Guests that it “looks like the pictures”. 
 
Central AC and Heat (for winter months)
 
External security cameras in the private community.
 
Shared private pool within community, including lounge area and 7 Green Egg Grills with Charcoal Provided!
 
Personal greeting & welcome gift from our team who will be available throughout your stay for any issues that arise.
 
Starter packs including toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, dish soap, shampoos, and laundry detergent are provided. Please plan accordingly, purchase additional items at any local store depending on length of stay.
 
Additional peace of mind with an included $10,000 accidental insurance for damages in the house ($100 deductible). 
 
**Reservations made 24 hours before check-in will have a 6:00 pm check-in time, unless we get the house clean early. We will let you know.
**Guest of record must be age 25+ and stay at the house each night.
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