Sold – 2873 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32451
Sold for $1,198,250
5 Bedroom | 5.5 Full Bathrooms ~3,006 sq ft
When looking for both location and an incredible rental investment, 2873 Scenic Highway 98 has it all! This 5-bedroom beach house, located directly on Scenic 98, has consistently grossed over $150K+ over the last 5 years of ownership. Its ideal location, steps from Shirah beach access, makes this home one of the most sought-after rental properties in Crystal Beach, which is evident by its 5-Star VRBO reviews. Plus, it is amazingly close to coastal restaurants, a world class spa, shopping, entertainment and gorgeous Henderson Beach State Park.
2873 Scenic Highway 98 provides a perfect set-up for entertaining with a courtyard pool, outdoor pergola, grilling area and pool house, not to mention views of the Gulf from all three levels. There is an eagle’s nest, two bonus rooms and plentiful outdoor spaces to enjoy coastal living! This home is being sold fully furnished and decorated with new coastal decor. Beautiful landscaping surrounds the home lending a tranquil relaxed environment. Greet your guests at the covered porch with distinctive adirondack chairs.
Upon entering 2873 Scenic Highway 98, there is an expansive living area with room to seat twelve comfortably and a 60″ high definition flat screen TV. Sit around the sectional sofa reminiscing with family and friends after a fun day at the beach! Huge windows surround the space letting in beautiful natural light and views of the Gulf of Mexico. The open floor plan and raised ceilings create an airy feel. There is a dining area with seating for eight, a granite breakfast bar for two – perfect for casual dining – and even a kid’s table. There is a fantastic kitchen with stainless steel GE profile appliances, unique mosaic tiled backsplash, updated lighting and wine cooler. The kitchen features a large pantry in addition to ample cabinets. With the granite island there is plenty of countertop space and storage.
The floor plan is ideal with a ground floor master bedroom with direct access to the front porch, walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom. There is also a full size washer and dryer and half bath on the ground floor for convenience. Take beautiful Brazilian hardwood stairs to the second floor, which encompasses an incredible second master suite with surrounding large windows to maximize the fantastic Gulf views. There is direct access to a huge balcony, the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee or unwind after a day at the beach with the sunset right outside your bedroom. The master is very spacious with a king bed, new decor, flat screen TV, additional sitting area, walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom. This large master bathroom features a double vanity, tile floors, whirlpool tub ideal for relaxing and a walk-in tile shower.
Also located on the second level of 2873 Scenic Highway 98, is a great guest bedroom with a queen bed with new bedding and decor, flat screen TV, walk-in closet, ensuite bathroom and direct balcony access. Step outside right from your bedroom to catch a beautiful sunrise over the Gulf. There is an additional guest bedroom on this floor with two bunk beds along with another full bath.
Take the spiral staircase up to the third floor eagle’s nest to unwind with your favorite book while being surrounded by beauty of Crystal Beach. This room has access to two balconies – one on the south side with a view of the Gulf and one on the north side with a view of the backyard. There is also a futon sleeper for additional sleep space. Have a bird’s eye view of crystal beach from the amazing observation deck. With the Shirah street beach access directly across the street your view will not change.
The additional pool house at 2873 Scenic Highway 98 is an amazing space for guests to lounge after after a nice swim in the pool. There are two rooms, a living area with a sectional that converts to a queen sized bed and a king bedroom. The living area has new decor and includes a kitchenette with a mini fridge to keep beverages cold and refreshing. There is a full bedroom with a king sized bed and double doors that lead directly to the pool. The pool house is complete with a full size bathroom and walk-in closet.
The tropical landscaping sets the tone for the fenced backyard and phenomenal pool area with ample room to relax with the lounge chairs, bistro tables and chairs, patio table for 6 under the pergola and an in-ground barbeque. The pool is also heated so it can be enjoyed year round. Whether this is your primary residence or vacation getaway, this is the ideal location to enjoy your days. There is a good sized storage closet for your beach gear. The home offers beach chairs, portable cooler and wagon for the kids – all you need for a day at the beach.
2873 Scenic Highway 98 is turn key with new AC units (being installed this May). The property is ideally not in a flood zone and includes hurricane shutters. Crystal Beach makes you feel like you get away from it all where the neighborhood is laid back and pedestrian friendly, yet just around the corner is the Hub of Destin with Destin Commons being the focal point. Come visit today to what makes this property so special for a private beach home or vacation property!
Ideal location just steps from Shirah beach access!
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