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1 / 28 Private Beach | Unparalleled Views | Direct Access | Newly Renovated, Redesigned



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Description from owner


Welcome to the Ultra Luxurious Maison du Soleil

Maison du Soleil is a world-class destination where guests come to rejuvenate their mind, body and soul. This direct access oceanfront residence is a sanctuary of pleasure waiting for you on the private white sugar sand beach within the exclusive gated resort community of Destiny-by-the-Sea. With its unparalleled direct access oceanfront location and subtle Zen inspired design, this striking one-of-a-kind contemporary masterpiece is a world-class destination that sets the new standard in coastal holidays. Featuring exceptional quality and impeccable design, Maison du Soleil has recently undergone a near million dollar renovation and redesign, and now combines state-of-the-art technology with sleek sophisticated contemporary style.

Nearly two complete walls of floor-to-ceiling glass in the living and master retreat showcase the impressive oceanfront views and the predominantly fervent cloudless blue sky while offering a unique architectural aesthetic. Each room is superbly appointed with new designer furnishings in a stylish palette of elegant neutrals. Contemporary design frames breathtaking views of the sparkling ocean from floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall windows. Wrap-around decks give you direct access to the ultra private picturesque beach. Unobstructed oceanfront views combined with direct private beach access and a rare and unique covered outdoor dining, kitchen and living area underscore Maison du Soleil's desirability.

Flawlessly maintained and designed for sheer relaxation, this elegant contemporary concrete and steel Villa caters to your every need. Enjoy creating fine cuisine in the well-stocked gourmet kitchen with all new stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and top of the line custom cabinetry. A separate graciously sized dining area with soaring ceilings is the perfect space for more formal entertaining and the expansive deck areas offer alternatives for more casual dining. Spacious and well-appointed bedrooms are perfectly positioned so the harmonics of the ocean can lull you into a deep sleep or simply immerse yourself in tranquility surrounded by breathtaking views. Take the full speed all access elevator to the fourth floor rooftop terrace retreat and discover a secluded paradise for private sunbathing or serene, near surreal stargazing or massages with on site tables. Captivate and soothe your senses with the sweeping ocean vistas and the cool night breeze from this 4th floor Zen refuge.

Adding to the overall value of Maison du Soleil is the rare and unique feature of the newly renovated beach level covered outdoor living space. Maison du Soleil is known to have the only covered outdoor living, kitchen and dining area of this scale and function on the beach level. Included is a stainless steel refrigerator, built in DSC grill, hood, full size sink & disposal, granite countertops, new variable speed ceiling fans, dim-able LED lights, SONOS Wi Fi sound system, all new ultra plush sofa, oversized chair, and 2 swivel lounge chairs as well as a round teak dinning table for 6. For convenience, an outdoor undercover shower and foot spray has been added adjacent the direct access beach walkway.

Setting the precedence in state-of-the-art home technology, Mansion du Soleil offers guests unlimited access to SONOS Wireless Sound System. Available on all 4 levels of the residence, the SONOS Wireless Sound System is controlled by each guest using his or her personal Smartphone, IPad or Tablet, or a convenient iPad Mini supplied by the homeowner. Guests have the choice to enjoy customized sound from any source on each level of the residence or The SONOS Wireless Sound System may be synchronized throughout. Sparing no expense, LUTRON Automated lighting, the very best by industry standards, has been installed throughout allowing a change in the ambience of a room or the entire home with just a touch of a button.

Recently renovated and re-designed with state-of-the-art technology and thoughtful details that create a delightful ambience for relaxing with friends and family, Mason du Soleil offers ultimate luxury, privacy, and the exquisite natural beauty of the Gulf-a stunning location that creates an idyllic setting for family holidays, romantic sojourns or special events including Weddings.

Destiny-by-the-Sea is located directly on Crystal Beach, west of the Silver Sands Outlet Mall. Destiny-by-the-Sea is widely renowned as the most exclusive gated community on the entire coast. Make your escape to the one-of-a-kind Maison du Soleil, a haven of peace & tranquility.


Beachfront residence Maison du Soleil is fast becoming the premier luxury wedding spot along the entire coast due it's extraordinary architectural elements and unparalleled new covered outdoor living, kitchen and dining area which ensures wedding day success especially in inclement weather. We recommend your wedding ceremony be scheduled after 5:30pm due to Destiny by the Sea's beach service ongoing routine of clearing the beach of all chairs / umbrella's by 5:00pm each day. Parking is available within the community until 10:00pm for your guests or they may park next door and walk to the residence through the side gate (very close by). The community requests the number of guests be kept to approximately 40. A one time minimal wedding fee and additional security deposit may be applied at time of reservation.


1st Floor:

Features one full bath, guest bedroom with two sets of bunk beds (sleeps 6) , beach lounge with sectional and flat screen TV. From indoor beach lounge proceed to the new covered outdoor living/kitchen-grilling/dining. New Teak wood & white deep cushioned furniture; sofa, loveseat, chair, as well as cocktail & end tables. This mesmerizing all weather outdoor living space includes granite covered cabinets, large sink, refrigerator, & 48 inch outdoor built-in gas grill. Outdoor shower for rinsing as well. 1st Floor Sleeps 6

2nd Floor:

Features newly renovated kitchen, living, full luxury bath, dining, bar, and outdoor covered balcony off of living. Kitchen bar seating for 4 is open to living area as well as dining area which accommodates 6. The adjoining open living room features 50 inch Pioneer Elite flat screen television, B&K receiver, cable/TiVO, surround sound, Wi-Fi & internet. A huge custom sectional accommodates an entire family plus 2 designer armchairs. The white linen drapes are a striking contrast to the black wood bamboo floors! From the living room, make your way out to one of the 2 tranquil covered balconies with seating for 4 on each level. You will also find a beautifully designed bedroom with Two Double Beds (4), sitting area, and full bath. Elevator access. 2nd Floor Sleeps 4.

3rd Floor:

Featuring the Master Suite with a King (2)! Floor to ceiling glass walls framing nothing but the majestic ocean. White linen drapes provide privacy when desired. Words cannot describe this calming sophisticated room! The master bed is a king-size French made Linet Roset platform bed that you will not want to get out of. In addition, a white Linet Roset convertible love seat that converts to full size bed (2) complimenting the all white linen drapes that puddle on the black bamboo wood floors laid throughout the home. Master bathroom is complete with dual vanities, shower, Jason Air Massaging bathtub, and wall of windows allowing all natural light.

Guest bedroom includes a Queen sized bed (2) with luxurious linens & dual night stands as well as an American Leather Convertible twin bed/chair (1). Also includes, two walk in closets and wall mounted flat panel LCD television with cable. Guest bath features tub, shower, dual handmade glass tile sinks & backsplash for a colorful, eclectic, & stylish look. Elevator access. 3rd Floor Sleeps 7

4th Floor:

Features elevator access to king bed, private roof top terrace and Zen inspired refuge to enjoy the stunning ocean & moon light views as well as private sun bathing.

Fourth Floor Sleeps 2

4 New Beach Bikes are provided

Regarding the Owner of Maison du Soleil: Financially secure and stable, the Owner considers this stunning residence to be a generational asset, which has been family owned and operated with express care and genuine love for well over 10 years. Dedicated to the community and environmentally friendly solutions, the owner is conscious of eco-friendly initiatives that boost sustainability while lowering our carbon footprint and gives to multiple charitable organizations. We welcome and encourage quests questions about the owner prior to making their reservation. Our goal is to offer our guests the highest level of assurance that Maison du Soleil is a permanent coastal destination.

Keywords: Beach Front House Gulf Ocean View

Beds: 2 King Beds, 1 Queen Bed, 4 Double Beds, 2 Twin Beds, 2 Sofa Beds

TripAdvisor Property ID: 8646978

About the area

PLEASE CHECK MONTHLY RATES BELOW BEFORE CONTACTING THE OWNER Destiny-by-the-Sea , located directly on Crystal Beach, west of the Silver Sands Outlet Mall. Destiny-by-the-Sea is widely renowned as the most exclusive gated community on the entire coast - Located between Destin and Sandestin on Scenic Highway 98. Destiny by the Sea is the only community located entirely on the South side of Scenic Gulf Drive. With just over 100 homes, Destiny by the Sea is Destin's premier private, gated community which has a lushly landscaped resort-style pool (Heated: Thanksgiving Week, Christmas Week, New Years Week, March through the first week of April), 7 person hot tub, 24 hour guard-gated entrance and ultra private beach access via two beach boardwalks. The private beach spans 1,700 glorious feet. Destin is located approximately 15 miles west of the South Walton and Scenic Hwy 30A and is 48 miles west of Panama City Beach in the panhandle of Florida. Attractions near Destiny by the Sea include Silver Sands Premium Outlets, the nation's largest designer outlet center, with stores including J. Crew, Saks Off Fifth, Armani, Michael Kors, Brooks Brothers and more. Destin's signature open-air lifestyle center, Destin Commons is located on the North side of Highway 98, just north of Crystal Beach. It's stores & restaurants include Belk, AMC Movie Theater, Bass Pro Shops, Zoes Kitchen, and Starbucks Coffee. A short drive down highway 98 is the Destin harbor, home to the largest fleet of deep sea fishing charter boats in Florida. HarborWalk Village, located along the Destin Harbor, features shops and acclaimed restaurants that include Harry T's, La Famigilia on the Harbor, and home to Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville. HarborWalk Village also features a kids play zone which includes a bungee trampoline, 500-foot zip line, aqua spheres, 40-foot rock wall, and the 80-foot free fall.

Owner profile

Sheilah Griggs P.

Languages spoken: English



  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • High Speed Internet
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Linen provided
  • Parking Included
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Sea view
  • Waterfront


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • CD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine


  • Bikes
  • Boat available
  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing
  • Games room
  • Water sports
  • Horse riding

Reviews (1)

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Reviewed 23 Mar 2016

The house was perfect! There was space for all of us! While the weather could have been better, just being right on the beach made it perfect! Would come back to this house yearly if we could!

Owner's reply: So glad that you enjoyed your time at Maison du Soleil! We look forward to having you back for a visit!

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