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Just Steps To The Beach. Cozy Beachside Home

Just Steps To The Beach. Cozy Beachside Home

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 9, 2014
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Welcome to New Smyrna Beach

The adventure begins when you rent this lovely 3 bedroom/2 bathroom home on the water for your vacation in New Smyrna Beach.

The beach is so beautiful that the continuation of it is a National Park, the Cape Canaveral National Seashore Beach. Great for finding seashells, fishing or boogie boarding.

Home to the Manatees, sea turtles, bald eagles, Dolphins and the good life.

The home is located in a nice, peaceful,quiet no crime rate community. The beach is a 5 min. walk or 2 minutes by bike to the beach. New Smyrna Beach has it all. You can drive, park, and swim on part of the beach the other part has no cars and you can fish from the Inlet to the national Park on the beach

A no crime rate community just off of the mainland across the bridge to the intra coastal waterway, onto this clean and natural beach side Island, with a romantic small town atmosphere, where you can walk on the beach in the moonlight.

This home sleeps six. 1 King bed in the master,1 Queen bed in the 2nd BR, and 1 twins in the 3rd BR and 1 twin in the Florida room.

The home has Cable TV, high speed internet and a Phillip Flat screen HD TV. Two additional TV's in the other rooms.

The home also has all the linens and towels you need as well.

The open kitchen has a counter with 4 high stools as well as a kitchen table to eat at and a view through the Florida room to the botanical Zen garden outside at the waters edge where you can quietly relax by the water in total privacy on a lounge chair.

The kitchen is fully equipped. The 2nd tropical garden in the back yard also has tables and chairs and a barbecue outside to relax and entertain with friends or family. Smoking is allowed outside.

Flagler Ave is close by foot and provides a full spectrum of unique shops and galleries of local artist and craftspeople, tasteful boutiques and lots of different bars, restaurants including some with fine dining and great wine lists all right near the home within walking distance.

We are the closet beach to all the major parks Disney, Universal, Sea World Wet N Wild, Cape Canaveral.

We have 3 airports close to the New Smyrna Beach exit. Daytona Beach is 20 min’s away, Sanford Orlando 45 and Orlando International is 55 min’s.

Come on down relax and enjoy yourselves .We would love to have you

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided

Recent Review

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Just Steps To The Beach. Cozy Beachside Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7066153
+1 -3866906044
New Smyrna Beach Florida Central Atlantic Coast
Denver,Colorado USA
5

Happily surprised...

  • 5 of 5
We found the house to be even better than the photos and much better than the negative review we saw just before arriving. I believe the owner Jim and Cindy(property manager?) took that negative review to heart and did a thorough clean up and repairs before we got there. It actually was perfect for our family vacation. We were there over Spring Break and Easter. The three grandchildren(3,5,6 years old) and 4 adults loved it. There was plenty of sitting area and play room for all of us.Loved the foliage in the front and back...was very Zen Gardeny. The back deck was relaxing and the children loved playing in the back and being in the boat for a short adventure on the canal.It was a bit of a walk for the kids to the beach,found that packing everyone up in the van and parking on the beach was so much easier. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook at home. If you are counting on the bicycles check first to see if they are available...otherwise you may need to rent them. It is a great way to explore the area and pick up groceries, or go to the beach. We found the house had much more character and warmth than the pink,blue,and white interiors of many of the condos . I have to add a special thank you to Cindy who went the extra mile when we had concerns or helping out when we had problems with the rental car..even offering to take us grocery shopping....thank you for making it a great memory and vacation.
  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Just Steps To The Beach. Cozy Beachside Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7066153
+1 -3866906044
New Smyrna Beach Florida Central Atlantic Coast
Niagara Falls, Canada
4

Canadian Couple loves this Place!!

  • 4 of 5
We rented this cozy New Smyrna Beach home for the second time in two years. We love the area with its funky restaurants and hospitality. The home was spotless and it was tidy with its unique décor. The gardens were peaceful as the house is located on a quiet lagoon in a friendly neighbourhood. Loved having my own laundry facilities just steps from master bedroom/master bath. All conveniences of home with a lovely Florida room to have that morning cup of java, how serene. just stroll down the street to some of the best dining establishments, our favourite, The Garlic. Our host and hostess were always a call away if we had any questions. Such a nice spot, we would recommend to all.
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Just Steps To The Beach. Cozy Beachside Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7066153
+1 -3866906044
New Smyrna Beach Florida Central Atlantic Coast
Michigan
3

Property Not Maintained

  • 3 of 5
Very disappointed in this rental. Pictures shown are obviously from some time ago. This property has not had regular maintenance inside or out. The house needs a thorough cleaning from top to bottom and the yard is overgrown. The back deck is rotting and we stepped thru the boards in a few places - the railing was barely holding on. We rented this property because it was located on the water, and that there were bikes, a rowboat and surf boards. We didn't use any of these - the bikes were covered in cobwebs and dirt and I'm sure the tires had not been checked recently - we decided we wouldn't chance any breakdowns. One of the rowboats was partially buried in dirt the other smaller one was hung on the side of the deck where the railings were loose - we decided we wouldn't take our chances trying to get it in the water. We had to search for the surfboards and would have had to dig them out from a back fenced area full of other junk. The garden areas are overgrown and full of potted plants that are either dying or overgrown - what he calls the Zen Garden is anything but Zen. We did not meet the owner as he had the flu when we arrived and we worked with the real estate agent that fills in for him. Cindy did everything she could to help us even came to the house after 8 on a friday night to help us with the cable that wouldn't work. She suggested places to eat and had tried to get the house somewhat ready for guests as it hadn't been used in some time. To use the washer and dryer you need to go outside around the side of the house and it is located in a small closet like area with a sliding door. There is no easy (or clean) way to transfer clothes from the washer to the dryer. This could be a lovely place to stay if it were just given some good elbow grease. We are a do-it-yourself family and do not expect anything fancy - clean yes.
  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I had a health problem the last 3 months and have now given the home to someone else to manage. The deck has already been replaced after you had written me.. The house is completely done over and had a deep clean. Everything is nice and fresh again.
The bikes I have replaced 2 or 3 times now renters drive on the beach and the salt water is hard on them even though we ask to rinse them down after their ride. They can be rented now through a company here right on the beach for inexpensive money. The rowboat that was buried is for flowers. There was another boat there. You came down during our winter so all the flowers hide their heads and come back out in the spring. To see the water you merely had to walk 10 seconds out to the right of the deck where the table and chairs are to have a nice view of the lagoon.
The tropical part of that garden are the majestic palms, banana trees, papayas, Queen palms and the flowers. They are beautiful from the spring on. We had 3 frosts this year and then everything grows back beautiful. Those pots are full of flowers and are already growing back.
The wash machine and dryer are outside of the master bedroom you didn't have to walk around the whole home you just needed to open the door. We have laundry baskets there to put your clothes in from the washer then you place in the dryer. Not really sure why you had a problem with that?
My main concern is that you were not happy. I would offer you a discounted rate next time you would like to come back down. Repeat customers are important to me.
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Just Steps To The Beach. Cozy Beachside Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7066153
+1 -3866906044
New Smyrna Beach Florida Central Atlantic Coast
Pasadena Maryland
5

Tropical Paradise great neighborhood walk to beach

  • 5 of 5
First time we have used a home instead of a hotel; gee what a great experience, the space and privacy was our very own beach home getaway, interesting decor with lots of great finds from the wonderful local antique stores and flea markets. The house is on a Canal with beautiful tropical plants surrounding the home, really gives you a feel of Old FLorida, the area is the same very cute walkable or bike everywhere, for the money the property was clean and the owner was attentive to our needs and gave us great tips for where to go and what to do.. Thanks for sharing your wonderful home, Suzanne
  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Just Steps To The Beach. Cozy Beachside Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7066153
+1 -3866906044
New Smyrna Beach Florida Central Atlantic Coast
Berlin,Germany
5

Ahhhhhhh just right for us though.

  • 5 of 5
My family and I stayed in this cozy home for 2 weeks, and we had a great time.
Jim the owner was a great guy very friendly and helpful and also flexible with our check in times.
The home had bikes that we all used for fun to go to the beach or Flagler ave for dinner and all was close.
We enjoy kayaking and really loved the Lagoon at JB's. We saw all types of birds, dolphins and Manatees were the highlite of the day.The home was clean and bright. We liked having breakfast outside near the lagoon and feeding the pet tarpon that live in there. We would recogmend this home to families or anyone that just wants a clean nice place close to the beach and Flagler ave.
Thank you Jim for all the tips where to go. We'll be back.
George
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Hi George it was a pleasure having you all come and enjoy the area.Thanks for taking such nice care of the house. Come back and visit us again.
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Just Steps To The Beach. Cozy Beachside Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7066153
+1 -3866906044
New Smyrna Beach Florida Central Atlantic Coast
The Berkshires, MA
1

Not right for us

  • 1 of 5
Although the property essentially lived up to its description, my husband and I were a little uncomfortable once we arrived, especially after we noticed a beebe gun hole in one of the windows. When my husband asked the owner about the hole he told us it was caused by a boy from the neighborhood who had fired the bullet from across the street. The owner acted like it wasn't a big deal, but it is. We have a baby and a toddler and safety is a top priority.

Garbage cans in the bathrooms weren't fully cleaned and WiFi didn't work (owner made it sound like we just had to figure out how to fix that ourselves - um, no).

There is an expectation of quiet enjoyment when you rent any property. While not a disaster by any means, the conditions caused us a degree of concern and the more we thought about it, we were not comfortable staying at the property.

When we mentioned not being sure that we a good match for the house, the owner made it very clear that it was a done deal. He seemed more interested in the money than our own comfort and satisfaction. Had we been given the option, we would have walked away.

Lesson learned: we'll only rent a property AFTER we've seen it in person first.

That being said, the owner said he's had many happy people stay at his house. We just didn't fall into that category.
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would like to reply to your email.

The property does live up to it's decription just like you wrote. Thank you.

New Smyrna Beach is like Mayberry in the Andy Griffin show just a slow friendly beach town.
The glass issue was a weed wacker that hit a rock and sprung up and hit the window. This home is in a beautiful beach side neighborhood and no one is running around with guns. My neighbor across the way is an older woman, not Annie Oakley:O)

After waiting for you to arrive 3 hours later then you had told me, I used the bathroom to wash my hands after gardening and threw a tissue into the waste basket. The cleaning crew I have is great that was my mistake, but surely not a reason not to take the home.

Florida does have afternoon showers with lightning . Bright House the local cable company told me to unplug the power for 1 min and plug back in and the internet worked. That can happen but was fixed immediately. You did not even give me a chance to
repair it.

I don't like to see any customer unhappy. Nest time you come back and visit please try me again. I would give you a 20% discount.

Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Daytona, Orlando at 15 Miles Nearest Motorway : 95 at 7 Miles

You can go swimming in the ocean, or just plain relax in the sun at the beach. Bike riding a long beach side, or rent a kayak and check out the local dolphin and manatees. The shops on Flagler are right next to the beach and there are restaurants right there is you want a bite, or a drink for lunch.

The National Seashore Park has all types of historical places to see from the Turtle mound where the Indians once lived to one of the first houses here and how they survived. There are many places to walk down to the logoon and you can bring a fishing pole and fish or just go check out the view and watch for dolphins.

Right outside of the nationl park is a smaller park where the manatees have their calfs. Fun to watch them from the pier.

You can also rent kayaks and boat through one of the prettiest conservation area in Florida.

If your a golfer New Smyrna Beach and the surrounding area has some of the best courses offered in Florida.

Cape Carnaveral is also worth seeing and Merrit Island along the way.

Orlando has all the major parks Disney, Universal, Wet n Wild

Daytona Beach has the citywalk with all different types of activities for family and is a nice area to go shopping.

Saint Augustine is also a trip worth seeing the old Fort and the small shops will give you plenty to see and do for a day trip.

The lighthouse in New Smyrna Beach also has a nice boardwalk where you can see the ocean and take a dip in the sea.

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall
Oct 13 2014 - Nov 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
$100
$700
$2,800
 
 
500 & bike week
Feb 16 2015 - Feb 22 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • cleaning $150 + Tax
  • Refundable damage deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 12.5%

My Standard Rate $200.00 per day $1,4000.00 per week and 2800 slow season monthly & 3800. per month
Holidays add 200 to the base per week
Special events a rate of 2000 per week
a 250 security deposit
Pets welcome 50. have to be flea and tick protected and be housebroken



$3,800.00






1 night

Nightly Rate: $100 - $200
Weekly Rate: $700 - $1400

Monthly Rate: $900 - $1350


Weekly rental: 900 to 1350. taxes and cleaning fees additional.
except a 250. sec.deposit refundable if nothing is damaged or missing

Last minute offers available. Look for deal offers

Prices subject to change

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Attractions

  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1400 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower, sink

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double, 1 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single, Have in the family room as a day bed

Outside

  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • washer,dryer,dishwasher,microwave,TV's,boogieboards, cooler
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