4 Bedroom | 3 Bath | Beach Vacation Home | Community Pool | Sleeps 12
Destin/Miramar Beach Area
Dream Maker is one of the most upgraded homes in Gulfside Cottages. It has four Bedrooms (one on the first floor), three Full Baths, a large Tower Room, one wrap-around Balcony and one wrap-around Porch, and Gulf views. The designer furnishings offer luxurious comfort and class while keeping a touch of beachy coziness. The sugar-white beach is just a two minute walk and is easily accessed through the community beach boardwalk.
Welcome to Dream Maker, a Gulfside Cottage Beach Vacation Home!
Bedding Summary: Sleeps 12
Master Bedroom: King
Second Bedroom: Queen
Third Bedroom: Queen
Fourth Bedroom: Twin/Full Bunk with Trundle
Tower Room: Sleeper Sofa
Located within the tranquil setting of the Gulfside Cottage community in the Destin/Miramar Beach Area (near Silver Sands Outlet Mall) this vacation home has it all. Upgraded furnishings and the spaciousness of 2,200 square feet of interior space and 2,900 square feet of total area provide luxury beach living for up to 12 people. Experience the coastal lifestyle offered by this dream home and community.
Dream Maker's floorplan is as follows:
The spacious first floor Living, Dining and Kitchen Area is an open floor plan that allows socializing to take place without feeling cramped. Relax on the comfortable furniture and bask in the ample natural light as it pours in through the many windows. A large LCD TV with DVD and HD service is available for your viewing pleasure. The Kitchen is located just off the Living and Dining Area and provides all the essentials for preparing meals should you choose to dine in. The Dining Room and Breakfast Bar provide ample space to seat the whole crew. This floor also features a bedroom with Queen Bed as well as a Full Bath with tub and shower combination. Just outside the 1st floor living area is a covered porch complete with chairs, table, and gas BBQ. Breathe in the fresh sea air and relax – you are at the beach!
The Master Bedroom, Master Bathroom, two of the Guest Bedrooms and a Guest Bath are located on the second floor. The Master Bedroom features an elegant and comfy four-poster King Bed with hardwood flooring. The Master Bedroom also has a sitting area and LCD TV and HD service. The Master Bathroom includes a walk-in shower and separate tub. The Queen Guest Bedroom and Twin/Full Bunk Bed with Trundle, and a full Guest Bathroom are on the opposite end of the hallway.
The third floor is the Tower Room which offers a Queen Sofa Sleeper and panoramic views from three walls of windows. Enjoy views of the tropical setting, Gulf-views, and even the Sandestin Fireworks. The Tower Room has a LCD TV with DVD and HD service and is a great second living area for relaxing or socializing.
The Gulfside Cottage Community Pool is just four houses away and there are no major roads to cross.
Gulfside Cottages is an upscale, planned community that is set in a family-friendly, peaceful neighborhood and nestled along the famous beaches of the Gulf of Mexico with sugar-white sand and emerald-green water. The community beach boardwalk and the sidewalks make getting to the beach or community pool an ease. With no busy streets to cross and a quiet neighborhood feel, this community is perfect for vacationing families. Gulfside Cottages is centrally located offering easy access to everything the area has to offer with quick access to Silver Sands Outlet Mall, Sandestin’s Baytown Wharf, Grand Boulevard, and a Publix Grocery. Some of the areas’ best shopping, dining, golf and attractions are less than five minutes away.
Destin Area Information
Destin is well known as the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village largely because of its roots as a top fishing destination and quick access to the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Destin boasts the largest charter fishing fleet in the state of Florida. If you have an interest in charter deep sea fishing – Destin is the place. But, there is much more to Destin than charter fishing. Destin has evolved over the years to be a top beach vacation destination. Featuring sugar-white sand beaches and emerald-colored water, it is an absolutely beautiful area. The town itself offers many upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities. Much of the development of the area has been done with luxury lifestyles in mind. Destin also has one of the busiest private airports in the country. There are an abundance of things to do in Destin to include water parks, water sports rentals, parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, power boating, sailing, fishing, tennis, shopping, or just plain relaxing on one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Treat yourself to a great little beach town vacation – Destin, Florida, located on Florida’s Panhandle.
Professionally Managed by Compass ResortsTripAdvisor property ID 2193300...Read more
Left on 06/28/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | Vanessa WahlerReviewed Jun 28, 2012Stayed Jun 2012
This is a great house for a large group. We had 6 adults and 4 kids. More than enough room for everyone. Views of the ocean from the second story balcony and from the 3rd story loft. Location is excellent! Walking distance to the outlet mall, the WinnDixie & a souvenir shop.The beach is just a quick walk down the alley and the pool is only 4 houses away.Hand soap was left in every BR along with 2 rolls of t.p., the K had 1 roll of p.t, 2 dish pacs and a sm bottle of dish soap. 1 laundry pack left on the washer, along with a broom, dustpan, small vacuum and mop. Bring glass clnr for the dining table.The kitchen is pretty well stocked. Lots of dishes, basic pans and a few mixing bowls. There is a blender, coffee pot and toaster, but there is no pasta pot, only 1 small baking pan and I didn't see a hand mixer or Tupperware type containers.
Trash days are Monday and Thursday so be prepared to take the trash to curb that was left by the previous tenants. There is no recycling so be prepared for lots of trash.
The home is beautiful, large and comfortable. We would definitely stay again.
I gave Service only 3 stars because prior to our arrival, Compass Resorts' customer service was terrible! There was no communication, no confirmation and I felt like they just didn't care about the customer. However, once we arrived, they were very helpful. One of the a/c units stopped working one late afternoon but was fixed within just a couple of hours. Cleanliness was only 4 stars because the mop left was filthy and there was ton of sand under the rugs by the doors.
Overall, the house is wonderful! I wish: 1. the kitchen was a little better stocked for a large group, 2. the kitchen table wasn't glass, 3. some sort of guide/instructions were left for the electronics, 4. the bed linens weren't white, 5. there was a recycling program and 6. Compass Resorts had better customer service.
The house is a great value and the location can't be beat!
Left on 06/06/2012 for a stay in May 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 6, 2012Stayed May 2012
So pleased with our recent visit. Everything was on point. The only thing I can possible say is that a few more cooking dishes and a baking sheet woud have been phenomenal. That is only minor. Could not have had a better experiance. As this was our 2nd time staying at the Gulfside Cottages! Love!
Left on 10/17/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 17, 2011Stayed Aug 2011
The Dream Maker home is stunning--spacious rooms, comfortable yet elegant furnishings, updated amenities--it was truly the perfect place to stay during our vacation. The great room was wonderful for family-style gatherings and dinners where we could prop open the doors and let the house flow seamlessly out to the wrap-around back porch. All four of the bedrooms are ample in space as well as comfort--each furnished with plush bedding, flat-panel televisions, and plenty of closet space. The master suite, with its private access to the upper balcony, was the perfect space to unwind after long days shopping and playing at the beach. The three pristine bathrooms had no problem accommodating our group of eight. From its three large windows, the third floor loft has impressive views of the beachside bungalows lining the sugary Destin shore. The kitchen and laundry room are newly updated and fully equipped with all the appliances we needed to cook and clean. The house is only a short, two-minute walk from its semi-private boardwalk entrance to the beach. Dream Maker is tucked quietly away in a small neighborhood with a very homey feel but is still in close proximity to all of our worldly conveniences. It is right around the corner from a grocery store, several gift shops and pharmacies, tons of restaurants, and one of the largest outlet malls I have ever seen. The property managers were extremely helpful in facilitating a wonderful vacation and I look forward to booking for next summer.
Left on 07/13/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 13, 2011Stayed Jun 2011
On arrival we fond 1 toilet to be not working - it took almost 2 days to resolve, the maintenance man was outstanding.
The layout was perfect for the family we have - especially liked the kitchen layout.
Very close to both pool (water was way too warm!) and Gulf (water was outstanding!). The flat screen tvs were a great touch as were little things like puzzles, games, etc.
Location was great
1st floor floor was dirty - when walking around in bare feet, they got very dirty. Didn't seem like they had been cleaned in a while, especially annoying since there is a cleaning charge included for all
Left on 03/17/2011 for a stay in December 2010 | SallyReviewed Mar 17, 2011Stayed Dec 2010
We live in the Midwest and cannot stand the winters! We chose to spend 3 months in Destin at the fabulous Dreamaker home, located in Miramar Beach. Every aspect of our stay was perfect. The home was extremely comfortable and spacious!! Compass Resorts was quite responsive to our needs. I cannot wait to get back to my "home away from home".
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