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Property Details

Updated: May 19, 2015
House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 12 Sleeps

Majestic island home located on a private salt water canal and just steps to Florida's most beautiful beach! This home features 3 bedrooms and an office/bedroom, also a small loft space that is setup as a playroom for kids (but could be used as sleeping quarters). There are 2 large full baths and two half baths. The kitchen is a chef's dream and fully equipped with stainless steel appliances. The master suite has a queen size pillow top memory foam mattress featuring a theater, fireplace, and french doors leading to pool area. The master bath has a double headed marble shower, Separate Jacuzzi tub and his and her vanities. The other bedrooms ( one king, one queen, and a queen size day bed in the office) all feature TV, DVD, and cable. There is an attached two car garage and laundry on site. East and west facing up-stair porches for sunrise and sunsets.

  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Baths
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

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Private Paradise
+1 -3864237974
New Smyrna Beach Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Wonderful Location

  • 5 of 5
I want to first start by saying that Scott was so wonderful to work with. I had a budget to stick with and he helped to keep me within my budget and I'll forever be grateful for that. I have stayed at a lot of homes in Flordia over the last 6 years or so and I have to say that Scott's home was very well maintained. I have 2 kids that have asthma and also my father in law who is worse than the kids. So I'm always worried how the homes we rent will be. And as we entered the home it smelled so clean and looked so beautiful. My father in law stated while we was there that he wasn't having any breathing problems like he has had in the past years in Flordia. I was so thankful that I had found a house that was good for all my asthamic family members. I really enjoyed going out back and relaxing it was so peaceful and quiet. Overall I would say that the home was wonderful and well taken care of and Scott is a wonderful home owner that is so easy to work with. I do see my family returning to this property in the future.I want to thank Scott once again for begin so helpful and having a wonderful home that I could call mine for the whole week while I was there. My older 2 boys really enjoyed the bikes that was in the garage. They would get up every morning and take a bike ride to the beach. And my younger 2 loved going in the backyard to catch the lizards and of course the pool. My husband and father in law enjoyed fishing in the backyard. My husband did catch several fish while we was there lol.I could go on and on there was just so many great things about this property that well all enjoyed. So if you find yourself going to New Smynra Beach Flordia in the near future I would suggest this home it is so nice and so close to the beach. And you well find Scott to be a wonderful home owner to work with. See you in the near future Scott. I do pray you had a wonderful Christmas and I pray you have a wonderful New Year. God Bless, The Meadows Family
  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Anna. I'm glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. You are welcome back anytime. Happy New Year, Scott.
Private Paradise
+1 -3864237974
New Smyrna Beach Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Wonderfully relaxing vacation home!

  • 5 of 5
Scott was very friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating! The house was clean and comfortable. Lots to do! Kayaks, fishing poles and bikes, great pool and relaxing hot tub! There is awesome fishing off the dock and amazing sunsets over the river. We even caught a snook! Close amenities and great neighborhood. We loved your getaway so much were returning to marry there in March 2015! Thank you Scott!
  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet you all, and i'm glad your coming back for your wedding. Thank you and congratulations, Scott.
Private Paradise
+1 -3864237974
New Smyrna Beach Florida Central Atlantic Coast
State of Denial

Enjoy the serenity

  • 5 of 5
Did you hear that? So quite you can hear the waves breaking. This was a perfect stage for our wedding. Beautiful backyard, perfect for memorable wedding pictures - everyone was impressed.

If you want even more solitude and escape filled with the beach and wildlife, head down south about 10 min in the car or close to an hour bike ride and enjoy a state park. We went to the very end of the park and then took our bikes onto the beach and rode down to Cape Canaveral. We did not actually make it there because we left later in the day, but we saw bobcats, many birds, craps, a couple of beached sting rays (young ones - the body part was just bigger than my hand) that we rescued, dolphins, and some incredible conch shells. We never saw anyone the whole afternoon and I don't think any human had been down that far due to all the incredible shells that were lying on the beach.

Scott is very accommodating. He is full of tips and gets on things right away. He really wants you to have a good time.

You have bikes, fishing rods, pool toys, towels, just about everything - if it had kayaks it would be perfection ;)

His maid even put some thoughtful flowers out for my wife and a congratulation sign.

The kitchen had just about everything you need if you in to cooking, which we are.

I would definitely return...thanks, Scott.
  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you had a great time and congratulations on your marriage.
Private Paradise
+1 -3864237974
New Smyrna Beach Florida Central Atlantic Coast
Puget Sound,, WA

Paradise Indeed!

  • 5 of 5
Three generations of our family traveled cross country to "great grandpa's" birthday. Since we could only bring a limited amount of baby stuff on the plane we needed to coordinate how to get borrowed high chairs etc to the house. Scott was extremely accommodating in allowing my sister-in-law to bring and store a car full several days before we arrived. We could tell that Scott was sharing his piece of paradise with visitors. He was prompt in answering questions, including the details for accommodating 6 adults and 3 babies age 2 and under.

The pool was wonderful--the water jets made the kids dance with glee. We went to the beach just down the road, where there is a large parking area if the walk was a little much for the 2 yr old.

The only issue in the facility was a quirky dishwasher, but we were well served by Scott and his maintenance person by phone with ways to get it running smoothly.

Getting 9 around the dining table was a little tight, but most of the time several were more comfortable just being on laps. The kitchen was well equipped and the barbeque outside was great. The floor plan is very open, which did present some problems in finding ways to put crying infants behind closed doors--only the three bedrooms have doors.

We had a little trouble jockeying three cars in the driveway, but parking on the street in front solved that problem.

If we had any regrets it would be that we six adults couldn't have had some time there without kids. But then it wouldn't have been the wonderful family vacation that it was.

One caution if you are not from Florida or similar environs. The no-see-ums got us pretty bad. We probably would have researched appropriate bug repellents ahead of time.
  • Submitted: May 23, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the input. I'm always trying to improve my home for future renters. I bought the pack-n-play for kids because I know It's a pain to bring so much on the plane or vehicle. My dishwasher is computerized and has a reset button that will work after flipping breaker. I have just printed a new instruction manual for all. Any problems for someone who is not handy I expect a call to maintenance or myself immediately so we can resolve the problem, and in this case we did. The dinning room is for 6 people and I'm glad you mentioned that, I forgot I had There are six bar stools at the kitchen which I love for entertaining and another bar next to that with 3 more that are all open in the living room. The coffee table in front of the leather sectional that folds up and will allow 3-4 kids or adults to eat at while watching the 60" sony, which is a new addition. That will allow 12 people to eat in the same room watching tv, or 6 adults in the dinning room. I do have 2 tables out back and a bar that seats six for outdoor BBQ. I only allow 12 people which this should be great to have the hole family together whether your inside or out. I have 5 tiki torches that I fill w/ citronella and will light them as the sun goes down along w/ a mosquito magnet. The mosquito magnet has a propane tank that last about 25 days and might have been out or it needed to be purged. I love this unit and try to have my maintenance man check this before every renter. It covers a half acre and runs 24-7. It put's out carbon dioxide which is what draws mosquito's and no-see-ems around the unit and the vacuum sucks them in. Great invention, but I would not hang around it. It's set way back in the corner by the pond and waterfall because that's where they love to breed. This is Florida and you should never put on perfume oils,lotions, this will attract them to you.Use different shampoos and conditioners that are natural ingredients and not foo-foo smells. You can also not shower for 3 days and they will leave you alone, but please don't sleep in the beds,use the hammock out back,lol,. I got home yesterday and got the magnet working and I'm out by the pool and haven't had 1 bite. Wish you would of called I would of taken care of it. You can park 2 cars in garage if you move the bikes,most will do 1 and 4 in the driveway. The right of way on grass is fine for 2 more. I like getting blocked in so someone else has to make the beer run.Hope you and your family will visit again.
Private Paradise
+1 -3864237974
New Smyrna Beach Florida Central Atlantic Coast
Elkin, NC, USA

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
Scott's home was perfect for our family of ten. The kids went from the pool to the beach which was close enough for us to enjoy a nice walk. Scott was attentive to our needs. The home had plenty of towels, sheets, pillows, etc. It is open and airy so we did not feel like we were on top of each other. Nice restaurants, grocery shopping and the quaint town of NSB was enjoyable. I recommend it highly and the price is right in comparison to other rental homes.
  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Hello Clare,

I am very glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review about my home. I look forward to renting one of your cabins some time in the fall. Hope all is well, and thank you for the blender. It came in handy this weekend.

Take care and God Bless,

Private Paradise
+1 -3864237974
New Smyrna Beach Florida Central Atlantic Coast
Blaine, TN

Great Experience

  • 5 of 5
Just want to thank Scott for letting us enjoy his home. We had a great time with the private pool and access to fishing. It was just what we needed to recharge us to get back to our daily living. Everything is just how it's explained. He checked on us to make sure we arrived safely and we also let him know when we made it back home. Hoping to spend many more summers at his "Private Paradise" when we can. Thanks Again Scott.....Jerry, Lisa, Briana and Larissa!
  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Your welcome, I'll see you next year.


Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Daytona Beach at 20 Miles Nearest Barpub : Moe's liquor and lounge, Chasese on the beach at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : 4 courses at 5 Miles Nearest Motorway : Interstate 95 at 8 Miles Nearest Beach : NSB Car: recommended

Fishing on site (just caught 8 lb. trout off the dock!), beach driving, Kayaking, Offshore and Inshore fishing charters available on privatley owned 22' center console boat or 17' flats boat complete with Capt. services. We also have a 38' exress fisherman and access to other charters for a discount.Canaveral national Seashore just 4 away, nude beach, riverboat cruises. 60 miles from Disney and Universal studios, 20 min to Daytona International Speedway. You can walk to beach 2-3 blocks away, or load up car and drive on the beach so you don't have to carry anything. Nice!!! For you golfer's we have 4 courses 5-8 miles away that charge $18-$30 including cart fee's.


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Nightly Rate: $250 - $500

Weekly Rate: $1500 - $3000

Monthly Rate: $5000 - $7000

$250 -$500 dep./ . Monthly Rates Availible upon request. . Maid service also availible during stay. Cleaning after stay varies from $100-$150. Any additional guests from original agreement will compromise the deposit.

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Updated: May 19, 2015


Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool


  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Waterfront


  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower, jetted tub, outdoor shower, Has his and her sinks, and foo foo setting.
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, sink and vanity
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet, sink
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Loft Room 1 - 1 double, Murphy Bed with Computer & Desk, Half-Bath, Futon, & Balcony
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen, Step out door to pool and jacuzzi.
  • Upstairs Guest Bedroom 1 - 1 king, With television, closet, & a dresser
  • Upstairs Guest Bedroom2 - 1 queen, Private Balcony Access
  • Loft Room 2 - 2 twin/ single, great kid room w/ playstation


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Two car garage, Lighted waterfall in living room. Two bars one indoors and one pool side (with Jenn Aire stainless gas grill and outdoor surround sound). Gorgeous Mineral springs pool (no Chlorine) with swim up bar table, and huge multi level deck with hot tub and plenty of lounge chairs facing breathtakingly colorful sunsets. The back yard has 20+ palms trees with fire pit, private dock for fishing and a hammock for kickin back! There are 4 foutain deck jet's that shoot out into pool for fun. Pool is enclosed with white vinyl fence so you can get rid of any tan lines. This house is ideal for a good time with kids or adults. I have 2 bikes and can arrange more if needed. Their is room for 8-10 Harley's in the garage.

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