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Most Reviewed 3/2on HomeAway(93 Reviews)$1395wkAll Incl,Pool

Most Reviewed 3/2on HomeAway(93 Reviews)$1395wkAll Incl,Pool


Property Details

Updated: Nov 23, 2014
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Rent the comfort and convenience of an entire home at Fort Lauderdale

Vacation House, offering a unique service to the discriminating

traveler that other accommodations do not. Be within minutes of all

the hot, high-energy activities of Wilton Manors and Ft. Lauderdale.

Yet, also enjoy relaxed times with someone special, close family or

friends at your own quiet, HEATED pool - an oasis when you just want

to be away from it all for awhile. Sleeps 6.

Featuring outdoor and indoor amenities to satisfy any vacationer�s

taste, Fort Lauderdale Vacation House offers you what you deserve �


carefree time in a tropical setting under the South Florida sun and

stars. Feel the warmth!

ENTER...into your own private, tropical vacation setting away from

the hustle and bustle out there. Property is surrounded by a six-foot

fence. Enjoy your newly decorated and tropically landscaped home away

from home.

EXHALE...and be as inactive as you want to be. Bask in the South

Florida sun as you lie next to the sparkling heated pool and gaze at

the soothing waterfalls. Relax in the shade of the Mango tree. Take a

nap in the plush, king, queen or single beds. Enjoy dining out or

leisurely preparing entire meals at home. Be as active as you want to

be. Play badminton or volleyball in the spacious yard. Entertain with

available games in the bright Florida room. Use our bicycles to go on

an excursion. All is ready and waiting for you. your hideaway on a quiet street, yet be conveniently

connected to everything a South Florida vacation could offer.

Meditate while listening to the trickling fountain as you savor your

morning coffee in the front courtyard . Take a breather from the hot

nightlife which is minutes away. Or go to the alligator farm. Enjoy

the Shoppes of Wilton Drive, renowned nightclubs, restaurants and

pristine sunny beaches. With so much to see and do in the area, a

rented car makes it easier to get around. The ocean is a short drive

away. You could even take a scenic four-hour drive through the

Florida Keys to Key West or a forty minute drive to South Beach.

Ft. Lauderdale Vacation House is available for seasonal stays,

honeymoons, relocation or business travel.

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  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Accept Credit Cards

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The following review was posted on VacationHomeRentals by Lynn and Mike Overly (Indiana USA) on March 19, 2008:

Home away from home - We can't say enough about our stay in Lou and Jim's great house. The backyard is a dealbreaker with extreme privacy and wonderful landscaping. It was especially great at night. They were wonderful landlords for our foray into winter Florida living. The house has such a homey feel we didn't think about our home once. Everything you need and more is provided and again, I can't overstate how gracious the guys were. At one point, we had 4 guests and there was plenty of room for all and everyone was impressed by how well maintained the home was. Great experience and we'll definitely be back.
Mar 2008
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Most Reviewed 3/2on HomeAway(93 Reviews)$1395wkAll Incl,Pool
+1 -954 673 6718
Fort Lauderdale Greater Fort Lauderdale
Toledo OH

  • 5 of 5
This was our family's 1st experience not only renting a home (that would COMFORTABLY sleep 7) but also our 1st experience vacationing in Miami. After hours & literally DAYS of researching hundreds of internet listings (in addition to price comparing motels and reading tripadvisor reviews) of rentals located in the Miami area all the way north to Pompano Beach, this property TOPPED THE LIST for value, cleanliness, privacy, and amennities. Of the dozens of inquiries I made from both the rental owners and the BBB, Lou was the ONLY owner not intimidated or offended by my questions, as I had no idea what to expect! He graciously & thoughtfully answered each question in detail, and as far as I know, he's the only one of at least 50-75 inquiries that is licensed with the Dept of Business & Professional Regulation, Division of Hotels & Restaurants. He was one of the few (if not the ONLY one) that did NOT require a damage deposit; by mentioning his name you can receive a 10% off Gold Coast car rental, and he helped our family of seven get the MAX of our TIME & MONEY by sending us the Greater Ft Lauderdale Vacation planner (at his own expense); he emailed web links for discounts to local attractions & restaurants & shops & family/kid attractions; he shared plane ticket advice & info & even emailed a live beach cam link which provided 6 months of happy anticipation! He helped these northern tourists find their way around town and SAVE GAS by preparing a map for us to affordable restaurants serving the cuisine we had mentioned we were interested in. Lou PAYS ATTENTION to you! But YOU DON'T PAY travel agent fees for his GENEROUS, kind, considerate and SINCERE customer service -- if you want it (or need it), Lou will get it for you! Thanks, Lou, for all the behind-the-scenes work, dedicated effort, and personal expense you donated towards making our vacation memorable. You didn't make us feel like guests; you made us feel like FAMILY! Your friends the Baums from The Buckeye State! And all goes well for the generous man who conducts his business fairly. Psalm 112:5
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Most Reviewed 3/2on HomeAway(93 Reviews)$1395wkAll Incl,Pool
+1 -954 673 6718
Fort Lauderdale Greater Fort Lauderdale

Worked for us

  • 4 of 5
The house was very close to the convention center and the beach which was important to us. The house was very cool in the hot humid July weather, the beds were comfortable (well the sleeper poked a bit), the pool was nice, there was plenty of tourist and local events information laid about in the house. The flowers were beautiful. The Kitchen, refrigerator and bathrooms were very clean. It was nice to be able to wash clothes daily since there weren't a lot of towels/washcloths and detergent was provided. The walls and floors really needed cleaning. Lincoln answered all my emails and was very courteous. It was a quick trip and we didn't get to utilize all the amenities but we were comfortable.
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and review.
We're glad you enjoyed our Fort Lauderdale vacation home and hope you'll be back!

Please know the painters are scheduled for September to repaint the entire inside so the walls will look like bright & new again! And I apologize if you didn't find all the extra towels in the hall closet.

Happy Trails and Warm Regards from Sunny Fort Lauderdale!!
Most Reviewed 3/2on HomeAway(93 Reviews)$1395wkAll Incl,Pool
+1 -954 673 6718
Fort Lauderdale Greater Fort Lauderdale

A home from home

  • 5 of 5
A well-maintained single storey home with pleasant, well-planted grounds and an inviting pool and terrace area, situated in a quiet residential community. The house is well-placed for exploring Fort Lauderdale, and only 15 minutes from the beach. The property is casually furnished with all mod cons, a/c throughout, and is spacious enough in its design to accommodate several guests (we were only two, so it seemed more than adequate). An excellent supermarket is nearby, as is an Enterprise car rental office. Fort Lauderdale is easy to drive around in, and we got the hang of the road network quickly and without any disasters! We had a fairly laid-back vacation (the heat!), but enjoyed the wonderful beaches, the historic Bonnet House, Las Olas Boulevard (for the restaurants, bars and high-end stores), and had fun just exploring as the mood took us. Miami is not far for those inclined. All in all, we'd recommend the property whole-heartedly. Our vacation was enhance by the wonderfully helpful and friendly Lou (the outgoing owner) - he made a real difference. Thanks, Lou!
  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Most Reviewed 3/2on HomeAway(93 Reviews)$1395wkAll Incl,Pool
+1 -954 673 6718
Fort Lauderdale Greater Fort Lauderdale

Fantastic Vacation Home in every way!

  • 5 of 5
This is a wonderful place to stay in an awesome location. First the home is just lovely. The listing exceeds the description regarding location, layout and amenities. Anything you could possibly need or want is available in the home. Flat screen tvs in all the bedrooms and living room, cable, appliances, toaster, dishes etc.
The manager (Lou) however is what separates this home from any other. He greeted us on our arrival, showed us everything we needed to know about the house and the area. Provides maps and brochures for tours and activities in the area, There are toys, games, books, videos, bikes in the house and he even took us on a tour of the city in his red convertible (complimentary with snacks provided)!
The swimming pool is heated and quite comfortable. The beds are comfortable, the house is on a nice quiet street, everything about our stay was absolutely perfect.

While there we took the Ever glades tour at Holiday park (longest airboat ride, inexpensive and alligator show included. We also of course spent time at Lauderdale beach (easy drive) lively with music, bars and restaurants that you can visit even in your beach wear. We also drove to Miami (only about 40 mins from the house) and toured that city (Miami City Tour - you see all the popular sections of Miami and end at Bay Side Market Place which also features music, shopping, bars and restaurant) We also spent a day at the Miami Sony Open Tennis Tournament. We are tennis players ourselves and Lou provided us with information regarding the tennis club very close to the house. We went to the Festival Flea market (absolutely awesome) great shopping! (Don't forget to get the coupon which you can get on your phone).

Nothing else I can say except that I would definitely stay there again and highly recommend this home. It is so clean, quiet and well-maintained. After being on the go it was always a pleasure to come back to the house. Next time we'll probably spend more time at the house - just relaxing! Also have to mention as far as restaurants J.Marks, it was the best food we had while we were there. I highly recommend the chicken parmesan or the prime rib!

Again, can't thank the managers enough they truly made our stay an awesome experience, they asked before we got there what we like to do, what kind of food we like and provided us with information before we arrived via email. All I can say is that from the first email to the last the customer service is outstanding!!!!
  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Most Reviewed 3/2on HomeAway(93 Reviews)$1395wkAll Incl,Pool
+1 -954 673 6718
Fort Lauderdale Greater Fort Lauderdale
Rye, NY

Truly a home away from home!

  • 5 of 5
We always feel like we're being welcomed home ... A comfortable and delightful stay ... Love the pool and the quiet area ... Jim and Lou are gracious owners who will respond immediately to and query or problem (if one arises) ... We love coming down here and look forward to next year!
  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vicky and Paul have made "Ft Lauderdale Vacation House" their home. This last six week stay was their third repeat visit to our property. Before they returned to the frozen north, they made a deposit on their fourth stay, coming in 2015. They treat our property as if it were their own. They are not only guests at our place, but they are true friends.
Most Reviewed 3/2on HomeAway(93 Reviews)$1395wkAll Incl,Pool
+1 -954 673 6718
Fort Lauderdale Greater Fort Lauderdale

Wonderful stay in Fort Lauderdale!

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time in Lou and Jim's house in Fort Lauderdale. The house is very spacious, clean and equipped with everything you may need on your vacation and more. Our favorite part was the beautiful garden with heated pool - we spent most of our stay out there. Lou is the nicest person in the world and waited for us on arrival, made sure to show us around and gave us a lot of useful tips. I've stayed in several different rentals on homeaway, but I've never dealt with such a nice and helpful owner. Highly recommended home. We will definitely be back. Thanks Lou!
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were priviledged to host Paul and his wife Anna. We were also happy to welcome our first guest from Poland, Paul's father and brother. Over the last 10 years we've been favoured with guests from six of the seven continents. We're still looking forward to having guests from Antarctica.


Activity and Interests

On Site: Pool fun, volleyball, badminton, bicycles with helmets and

locks, charcoal grill

Nearby: Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Kayaking, Canoeing,

Sailing, Water-skiing, Surfing, Windsurfing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing,

Shelling, Rafting, Fishing, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Golf,

Tennis, Racquetball, Basketball, Fitness Center, Gym, Shuffleboard,

Horseshoes, Miniature Golf, Shopping, Restaurants, Pubs, Dancing,

Live Theater, Cinemas, Imax, Museums, Sightseeing, Casinos, Cruises,

Horse & Greyhound Racing


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Updated: Nov 23, 2014

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
My Standard Rate
Feb 1 2014 - Feb 1 2015
1 night minimum stay


  • Nightly Rate: $225 - $300

    Weekly Rate: $1395 - $1895

    Monthly Rate: $0 - $0

  • Jan 1, 2014 through Dec 19, 2014
    Peak Season - Jan. 1, 2014 - Apr. 30, 2014, $300/night, $1895/week
    (minimum 3 nights)
    Low Season - May 1, 2014 - Dec 19, 2014, $225/night, $1395/week
    (minimum 3 nights)

    Quoted rates are all-inclusive, USD. 5% county tax, 6% state tax, and
    all cleaning fees are included. Longer term rates are negotiable.
    Rates are subject to change without notice. Reservations are not
    considered confirmed until a credit card is approved. There is a four
    (4) night minimum during the peak and mid seasons. There is also a
    minimum stay of four (4) nights during the holidays of July 4 and
    Labor Day. Inquire about minimum nights during low season.
    A 50% deposit is due through MC, Visa, Discover, or Diners Club credit card at the time of reservation. The remaining 50% is due through MC, Visa, Discover, or Diners Club credit card or cash at check-in.
    General Policies
    There is no lifeguard. Swimming is at your own risk. For everybody's
    health, there is no smoking in the house. We suggest that guests
    arrange for travel insurance to protect a prepaid stay. Check-in and
    check-out times are flexible according to your arrival times,
    provided other guests are not departing or arriving on your dates.
    Any major damage or loss (other than normal wear and tear) will be
    charged to the original credit card used at deposit.
    This home is a single-family dwelling in a QUIET, safe, established,
    residential neighborhood.It is designed to accommodate a maximum of
    8 people, including children.With respect for our neighbors,
    Ft. Lauderdale Vacation House is NOT available for parties or group
    gatherings of any kind. It is intended for mature adults &
    families.Larger gatherings of guests visiting the tenants must be
    pre-approved in writing by the owners.We do not rent to 18 year
    olds,college groups, or bachelor parties.No loud noise outside after 11 p.m.
    Cancellation Policy
    A minimum 30-day notice of cancellation is required in writing or e-
    mail for a refund of a deposit. A 90-day notice of cancellation is
    required in writing or e-mail for a refund for extended stays of a
    month or more.There is always a $25 credit card processing fee, no
    matter when the cancellation is declared.If the same party makes
    another reservation within 60 days of their cancellation, their
    forfeited deposit will be applied to the new reservation.There are
    no refunds for early departures & no-shows.
    Pet Friendly
    There is a $95 non refundable deposit per pet.Proof of current license &
    vaccinations required prior to arrival.Guests will be responsible
    to pay additional costs after check-out if there is major damage
    caused by their pet(s).


Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool


  • pets not allowed

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • Flawless attention to detail is our goal. Consistent, unobtrusive service is our style. Our facility is always immaculate. Comfort is your right as our guest. 7-room rental includes 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and a queen-size sofa bed � sleeps 6 (all linens provided) Master bedroom with bath has king-size bed and separate outside entrance and TV Second bedroom has queen-size bed and TV Third bedroom has twin beds and TV All bedrooms have large closets Living room, dining room, Florida room, separate storage room Expanded (70+ channels) AT & T Uverse TVpackage on all 4 TVs VCR, DVD player, stereo/CD player, clock radios, telephones, hairdryers, iron & ironing board WI-FI Central AC, ceiling fans Fully equipped kitchen: microwave, dishwasher, disposal, refrigerator, icemaker, blender, toaster, small espresso coffee pot, crock pot, cooking utensils Dimmer switches on select lights Complementary full washer and dryer Heated pool with waterfalls & lounging area, (pool alarms for childrens' safety), pool floats Courtyard fountain Charcoal grill Ample parking on site Tropical landscaping 2 bicycles with helmets/locks, volleyball/badminton Sand (beach) chairs, cooler Highchair, Crib, bassinet, changing table; Babysitting services available at an additional cost Cleaning services (daily or otherwise) available at an additional cost
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