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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights


About the property

The house is 3/2 with private heated saltwaterpool, garden, playground and gym.

Welcome to West Palm Beach city of famous and rich. West Palm Beach was rated in top 20 US as one of the best walkable city. The atmosphere is unique and the property is convenient located.

The house is kids friendly and people with disabilities also will be very comfortable, there is no steps in the house is 1 story home. There is a HEATED SALTWATER POOL at no extra charge with sunbeds, chairs, toys. Also I have pool alarm and patio door alarm installed for those who travells with kids. Computer and full office equipment, high speed internet and WIFI is available at the property so you can work while on vacation. There is a 10 000sqf lot with a garden which have different fruit threes (pomegranate, oranges, lemon, ackee ect). Kids playground, double garaje, free phone (US only), TV Package from X-finity, 2000sqf of space and tiles throughout the whole house. THE HOUSE IS 3/2, has own laundry in the garage, dining room, living room, family room, screened patio and SALTWATER HEATED POOL. Inside the house is 1 master bedroom with walk inn closet, master bath with a tube, queen size bed. 1 guest room with a big window, queen size bed and a closet. 3rd room is a room for kids with kids bed and a lot of toys, own HD TV, DVD, blueray player. In Florida room (Family Room) there is a futon which transforms to a nice and comfortable queensize bed. I have also 2 queensize inflatable matrasses from intex which can be used in case you get some guests overnight. 5 minute walking distanse to a local park, a lake ect. 10 min walk to a local walhgreens and plaza. 15 minute walk to a train station ( Mangonia trirail station ) which can take you to Miami international airport. 10 min drive to downtown West Palm Beach and 10 to the beach. The house is located in one of the SAFEST neighborhoods in West Palm Beach, and have an ADT security installed. The price you get is the only expence you will have so you will not get any surprices, fees ect. If you have any questions please email me. Have a nice VACATION =)))...

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Aleksander Alvestad
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish, russian, swedish, norwegian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Aleksander Alvestad

We are a family with two kids, and we love to travel. We bought a vacation HOME in 2011 because we fell in love in the propety, the neighbohood and the city. There is something with West Palm Beach that other cities does not have. You live on a very quite steet but at the same time you live in the city close to everything. We came to Florida first time in march 2011, first we came to Orlando we went to theme parks for a week, then we rented a car and drove from north to south in order to find our place. When we came to Miami we did not liked the place so much, so on our way back we decide to take a little trip to West Palm Beach because of the movie 'Marley and me' which are based on real story and which were shot in West Palm Beach. When we came there we fell in love in the city, beaches, and the way of life there and decided to buy a vacation home.

Aleksander Alvestad purchased this house in 2011

Why Aleksander Alvestad chose Echo Lake

West Palm Beach is a very charming city, with history and a special atmosphere which is hard to find in most cities. You will not regret when you come here, its so much to see and do here that you will find out that your vacation is too short. We keep this property for us and visit West Palm as much as possible.

What makes this house unique

The value of what you are getting for your money cant be beaten by any hotel or vacation home in the whole área considering the quality vs price. You need to experience the laid back athmosphere in the property, by the pool or in patio, I also use to have a hammock which I used by the playground under fruit threes, you just lay in the hammock and watch your kids play. Most of the neighborhoods in florida are exactly the same, with the same houses, clubhouses, pools ect. This is what makes home away from HOME so special, its different! Its located in established neighborhood where 99% of the people are locals not tourists or tenants. The neighborhood have a soul, with a local church, one of the best art middleschools in US, park and a lake. Also me (and you) have the best neighbors in the world.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Aleksander our vacation has been wonderful. We have seen more of the east coast then we thought we would. The house is perfect. Comfy and cosy. We love having the pool for our down time to relax. Yes the blender and hair dryer came. I have my own so didn't take them out of the box. Keep in mind, we would like to see about renting here from January 15 To April 15th of 2017. Just a thought. Keep us in mind. Very relaxing vacation. We did the beaches, flea markets, down city place. Got turned around and ended up in Jupiter. Great adventures. Even the lion jungle. All has been great. Donna. Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2015 22:12:58 -0500From: ----@--------.---: ----@--------.---: Re: Your inquiry: Feb 1 through Mar 29 - #3614247
Jan 2015
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Echo Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No glass bottles in pool area.
  • NO overnight guests without prior consent of the owner.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Main bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Guestroom - 1 queen
    Family room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Main room for kids, with a lot of toys own TV, DVD & Comcast
    Master bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Walk in closet and master bath
  • The maximum allowed occupancy is 8 guests and a baby, futon in florida room can transformed to a nice queen size bed. There is a daybed in third bedroom with another twin mattress underneath on trundle. So the bed can be 2 twin beds or one king size bed. Contact me for details.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This HOME can fit to most people, the price vs quality is exellent. I worked in the kitchen as a chef for 10 years so I have good experience in preparing european food. If you would like to arrange a grill party or just want to hire a chef for your anniversary ect just let me know. I will not charge a lot becase you are my guest and I will do it mostly for fun. Just let me know what you want and we will find a solution=))))...


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(49 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.755102 based on 50 reviews

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

The house is well maintained and stocked with all kinds of necessities.

Close to Palm beach outlet mall and City place. Swimming pool and the back porch was really good for hang outs. It is behind a main road and a bit noisy but nothing could be heard from inside the house. The host responded quickly for questions.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Unfortunately we had a rainy January in 2018 so the noice were increased. Usually its so low my guests does not even mention it. Anyhow thanks for letting me know and welcome back)))
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Great house for family time

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great time celebrating Christmas and our parents anniversary. The house is very comfortable and cozy and it is very well equipped. The pool was a big plus for our kids. Alexzander was prompt to resolve any inquiries we had.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Olga! It was a pleasure to have your family as guests at my property for Christmas!!!
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Loved the place!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, spacious great outdoor space the pool warm always ready for a dip.

Close to City Place downtown WPB.

Great kitchen if you feel like staying in.

Highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rita!
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Great vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. The house is fully equiped with a pool, play set outdoors for the kids, kids videos, and board games. Alexander is a thoughtful and responsive host. Would definitely rent this again.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tanya!
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great vacation

  • 5 of 5

Both my husband and I were greatly pleased staying at Alex's home for our vacation. The home was very clean and had everything we needed. The heated pool was the best. We loved how roomy and safe the house was. We absolutely have no complains and would highly recommend this house as a vacation rental. Very happy customers!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Maria!
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Good space, nice neighbors a couple of issues with the pool and internet.

  • 3 of 5

A family of 7 and there was plenty of room. The pool was warm and the garden neat. Alex was a good host and our issues were resolved fairly quickly. Easy to get to the shops and leisure facilities. General cleanliness was ok but could be improved, a word with the cleaner would resolve that. Very nice handyman who was prompt and helpful.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI. Thank you for your review, we are always strive to do our best for my guests. I came by and fixed the pool heater issue when I met you at the property on your arrival within 20 min. There was no internet issues, its just somebody unplugged the router and it was also fixed on the spot. Also I always tell to my guests that if they have any issues they can call me anytime and usually every problem we have being resolved within an hour. My manager working in the area so even when I am unavailable he can be at the property within 20 min. I already got a new housekeeper, and I already see the improvements. Anyhow thank you for mentioning those minor issues as they help us to be the best in our business. Also you can use house phone to call me anytime, thats why its there. I really hope you enjoy your stay and will return one day))).
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Palm Beach International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
At local plaza
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Bahamas celebration
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Lone Pine Golf
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Mangonia train station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I 95
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
At local plaza
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Singer island city beach
Car: recommended

You can go to a hog, or alligator hunt close to lake okeechobee, its just about an hour drive from home. The house is located in a quite niighborhood close to everything, but in th same time its quite like in village. Cityplace and Clematis street is a must see. Best boat fishing tips is to go to Jupiter, the boat named 'Samana'. Lion Safari is close too, and a local Zoo have amazing atmosphere. Rapids water park is about 10 min drive from home. House has its own playgroung plus playground in the park about 0.2 miles from home. Contact me for more details




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
cleaning exit fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund