Wow! Must See! Just One Look! Updated One Bedrom Unit.

1 br Fort Walton Beach Condo


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Property Type:  Condo

Bed/Bath:  1 / 1

Sleeps:  4

Pets:  No

Smoking:  No

Rental Rates:

$1,050 - $1,050 per week

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THIS CONDO HAS A SATURDAY TO SATURDAY REQUIREMENT DURING PEAK SEASON!
Looking for Paradise? Here it is at the El Matador! Has to be the most sought of family vacation resort on the Emerald Coast. A secluded condominium nestled between the beautiful white sand dunes and the sparkling Emerald Waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

El Matador is truly a beach resort. Just two miles down Santa Rosa Blvd at the end of the Island you will find us ? secluded but still just a few minutes to all the amenities that Destin and Fort Walton Beach have to offer. Just six miles down Hwy. 98 you can enjoy Destin ? ? The Worlds Luckiest Fishing Village? ? charter a private trip or take the kids out on a group boat and catch dinner. While in Destin enjoy fine restaurants, shopping, and golfing on some of the best golf courses in the Panhandle of Florida. Hard to believe that you might need a day off from the beach but if you do take the family to Big Kahunas Water Park in the center of old Destin. Much more than just a water park? it?s a day of fun!

Back at the El Matador enjoy the large grass areas between our buildings just right for family fun and games. With two pools, his and her whirlpool, and saunas just right for your tired muscles after a game of tennis on one of our courts, or in our fitness center. We are located at the end of Okaloosa Island a small barrier Island between Fort Walton Beach and Destin. This gated community with thirteen miles of undeveloped beaches to the west is sure to have you longing to return.

Bedding Configuration: 1 King, 1 Sleeper Sofa

Additional Features:
* Business: Nearby ATM, Nearby Post Office, Nearby Internet Cafe, Nearby FedEx, Nearby Bank
* Convenience: Area FitnessCenter, Nearby Medical Services, Nearby Grocery, On Site Fitness Center, Nearby Golf Courses, Nearby Movie Theatres, Nearby Outlet Shopping
* Culture: Symphony Orchestra, Ballet, Museums, Theater
* Entertainment: Cable TV
* Geographic: On Beach
* Kitchen: Full Kitchen, Refrigerator, Coffee Maker, Ice Maker, Microwave, Toaster, Cookware, Stove, Pots and Pans
* Living: Central Air, Linens, Ironing Board, High Speed Internet, Washer/Dryer On Site, 2 TV's
* Outdoor: Shared Pool, Tennis, Beach, BBQ Grills On Site, Fishing, Boating, Parasailing, Jet-Ski-ing, Kite-Boarding, Snorkelling, Disc Golf, Diving, Disc Golf, Sailing, Golfing

Owner/Manager last updated on 08/01/2015

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Amenities
  • ·Full Kitchen
  • ·High-Speed Internet
Appliances
  • ·Coffee Maker
  • ·Microwave
  • ·Refrigerator
  • ·Toaster
  • ·Satellite TV or Cable TV
Activites
  • ·Boating
  • ·Fishing
  • ·Golf
  • ·Tennis
 
Property Reviews 
Excellent location - Excellent unit!
Wayne B. from Magnolia, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 14 days in June, 2015
The rental experience was seamless, no issues at all - the realtor was experienced and professional. The rental unit itself was better than expected - i would propose that more photos are taken of the inside of the rental to give potential renters a better visual of the finishings and amenities, current photos dont do the place any justice. The kitchen is completely kitted out, top to bottom and didnt want for anything, everything that we needed was there. Flat screen TV`s in both the lounge and master bedroom including sattelite TV, something we didn't know. The rental unit also has its own dedicated internet which was excellent. Only issue i had during my entire stay was that the AC repairman simply walked into the unit while we were in it, wife was in the bathroom and kids in the lounge, dad was fishing. I find it completely unacceptable that people are allowed to come into the units unscheduled. My wife complained about this and got the "oh, its maintenance" - i don't care if its maintenance, not allowing you to put my family at risk while you cant organize your maintenance properly. No apology from the realtor either. The mattress on the pull out couch for the kids needs to be replaced, it digs into a 6yr olds back - we had to pad it with blankets to make it ok for her to sleep on. Other than those issues its a great unit, really nice and walking distance to the beach.

Property Manager Response:
Response from Alicia J. Hollis, Realtor
Glad t o see that condo got the great review it deserves. This is one of a kind one bedroom. As to the maintenance crew entering condo
to do monthly inspection, I complained to HOA about entering condo and it was then that I was told tenant's son in condo let the crew come in. Maintenance did not "just barge in". The owner has been notified about condition of sofa bed and am sure this problem will be rectified very quickly. If you need apology from me for your son letting maintenance in, you have it.
 
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Wonderful Week!
Robert M. from Englewood, FL recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in June, 2015
Our stay at El Matador 215 was very enjoyable. The condo was just as it looks in the picture and well appointed. The kitchen was fully stocked. The bed very comfortable and at garden level. We enjoyed having our cocktail on the patio area. The beaches at Fort Walton are some of the best in the country. Enjoyed dinner at the Bay Cafe very much! All in all a beautiful vacation.
 
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A get together of retired good friends.
James L. from Louisville, KY recommends this property.
Stayed for 5 days in March, 2015
Any time I have been to this area has been great. This was no different.Other than the traffic which you have no control over everything was good.
 
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5 Star Condo
A guest from Batesville, MS recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in December, 2014
Hassle free, professionally serviced.
 
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Paradise
Daniel J. from Sweetwater, TN recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in June, 2014
The rental was great. It was perfect as described in the listing. It was like being at home.
 
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Florida Winter Trip - 2014
Monty & Robert C. from LaFarge, WI recommends this property.
Stayed for 28 days in February, 2014
This was our first stay in the Fort Walton Beach area. This beautiful area really welcomes Snowbirds with many activities and events. This condo was nicely updated and clearly the most well-equipped condo we've rented. The facility is well kept, and a beautiful setting on the beach. I wish for in-unit washer & dryer, or some improved functionality in the laundry rooms, i.e. a folding table would be appreciated. Also, we'd have liked a key to the spa for a long-term renter, even if it required a deposit. The property manager is the best we've dealt with. Everything was as stated. They were very responsive when called. We had no real issues, only questions and clarifications. While the weather wasn't all we'd hoped for, the beauty and welcome of the community are superior to previous experiences. We will return, and we'll definitely use Alicia Hollis as our property manager.
 
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Winter, 2014 in Fort Walton Beach
Monty & Robert C. from LaFarge, WI recommends this property.
Stayed for 28 days in January, 2014
We enjoyed the property. it is well-kept and the location is great! Our unit was updated and certainly the most fully equipped condo we've rented. The improvements I feel could be made are: Cleaning/laundering of rugs, comforters, and pillow covers for each new tenant; key access to the sauna/spa for long-term rentals - going to the gate was very inconvenient, especially in cold weather. Washer/dryer in unit would be wonderful. We especially appreciate the honesty and reliability of the property manager. Having had some bad experiences, we were tentative, and very pleasantly surprised.
 
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awesome!!!
Mark G. from Fort Walton Beach, FL recommends this property.
Stayed for 31 days in November, 2013
awesome!!!!
 
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awesome!!!
Mark G. from Fort Walton Beach, FL recommends this property.
Stayed for 30 days in October, 2013
Am a local of 29 years & staying here from 10-16 to 12-19-13 as a transitional accomodation. Unit is beautifully remodeled & has excellent appointments!! Grounds are manicured & staff very friendly inclusive of property mgt personnel. Have viewed other units @ this property that aren't near as nice & dated. Property is family oriented so you don't have to put up with a lot of partying some guests bring!!! Loving my oasis/sanctuary!!!
 
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Awesome!!!
Mark G. from Fort Walton Beach, FL recommends this property.
Stayed for 14 days in October, 2013
I'm an island local of 29 years. Staying here from 10-19 to 12-19-13. Just needed a place for a transitinary period. Place is phenominal! Not your typical "ant hill" condo! Grounds are spacious & manicured. Amenities more than adequate. My temporary Shangrala/sanctuary!

Property Manager Response:
Response from Alicia J. Hollis, Realtor
We are very glad that you are enjoying your stay.
 
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Gorgeous condo, great experience!
Stephanie D. from Bloomington, IL recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in June, 2013
Amazing condo! Beautiful decor and open layout! One of the nicest condos we have stayed in! Alicia Hollis Realty is awesome to work with and will take care of your needs. We have been renting through them for 13 years and will continue to do so! Wonderful experience in one of the most beautiful places in the country!
 
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love this place!
Melissa M. from Menphis, TN recommends this property.
Stayed for 9 days in May, 2013
love the location and the staff is so friendly and helpful
 
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Best Beach on the Coast
Barbara W. from Huntsville, AL recommends this property.
Stayed for 4 days in March, 2013
The Beaches are lovely, the rental chairs and umbrella are a wonderful perk and I have always thought that Alicia does a wonderful job at the property!!!
 
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September Stay
Joe S. from Temple,, TX recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in September, 2012
Enjoyed the beach but for one day of biting flies. Unit was extremely clean.
 
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