Ft. Lauderdale official vacation rental, certificate number 1700310
Originally from Iowa, I relocated to the Ft. Lauderdale area after my retirement. I have worked in the education field all my life and, most recently, was a college professor teaching graduate education classes. I am a graduate of the University of Iowa and Illinois State University. Go Hawks and Go Redbirds! My hobbies are golf, gardening, traveling and reading. Favorite past trips include visits to Egypt, Rome, and Paris. Future dream trips are visits to Switzerland, where my grandparents came from, and the Italian and French countrysides.
Karen purchased this Cottage in 1998
Why Karen chose Central Fort Lauderdale
I chose this property for its central location, historic significance, ample off-street parking and large yard. It is located 1.8 miles from Croissan' Time, my favorite French bakery with fine foods, that offers live music from 11:30 AM to 3 PM on Saturday and Sunday.
What makes this Cottage unique
Central location, privacy, on-site owner, ample parking
Children not allowed
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
No washer or dryer
A lovely, quiet and private place to stay while exploring Fort Lauderdale.
Beautiful interior with quality furnishings. Everything there to make my week's stay there comfortable.
A quiet and attractive accommodation in a beautiful small garden for a 2-month stay.
Cottage in Garden of Eden
I stayed at this beautiful, perfect cottage for over a week. Keith is just a super guy, helpful, friendly, and ofcourse a gardener. The garden of Eden is what surrounds this little home. Always felt totally safe. Everything is soooo clean, and ofcourse new. The bed and bedding made me feel like a princess, slept so well. Such a quiet area. I was without a car, but used the buses to the beach. Very easy to use. There is a handy 7eleven and a little ethnic grocery store a couple of blocks away. The decor of the cottage is like something from HGTV show. Everything one needs is in cottage and I know that Keith would have supplied me with anything else I might have needed. I shall without hesitation use this cottage again, and will tell everyone about it. So if you have the priviledge of using it please respect and take care of this treasure. Johanna Barr April1-april 9, 2015
My husband and I rented this cottage for a week. The home is even prettier than the pictures. The cottage has been totally renovated with top quality appliances, beautiful tile flooring and shower. The design was spacious with perfect decoration. It made me want to redo my own home. While not within walking distance to the beach, an easy 15 minute drive got us to a state park that had lots of parking. A short walk through a tunnel under busy A1 brought us to the beach. Our favorite part about staying in the cottage was returning home to the beautifully landscaped private garden surrounding the place. We loved grilling and having happy hour on the patio enjoying our escape from busy Fort Lauderdale. The kitchen was well equipped with new dishes, new pans and even sharp knives. The owner was quick to respond to our needs providing a bigger coffee for us and allowing us to use his washer and dryer. I would highly recommend this cottage to friends.
Fort Lauderdale Beach, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Discovery and Science, Galleria Mall, Bonnet House, Stranahan House, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, Holiday Park within 2- 3 miles.