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Unique Historic 2BR Key West Style Carriage House

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)


Property Details

Updated: Dec 2, 2016
Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Please check the calendar for availability of your dates before you inquire to ensure that they are available.

Charming restored 1930s Carriage House in Historic Grandview Heights. Two Blocks to the Palm Beach County Convention Center and new Hilton Hotel. Furnished two bedroom one bath upstairs apartment nestled in a tropical Key West style yard with pool. There are even a few Hemingway cats in the yard. Rates ($1,495 and up monthly; $495 and up weekly). Actual rate depends on length of stay and time of year. Utilities are included, except telephone. Small pets allowed (pet security deposit required). Smoking allowed on outdoor deck only. PLEASE CHECK AVAILABILITY OF 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT ON CALENDAR BELOW BEFORE YOU INQUIRE, TO INSURE THE DATES YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ARE AVAILABLE. For shorter stays, if the balance due is to be paid by check. it must be drawn on a bank that has a branch in West Palm Beach (please inquire) and balances paid with credit cards or PayPal there is a 4% service fee charged by them.

Vacation Rental Policies

* Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check, Credit Cards

* Check In: 4 p.m.

* Check Out: 11 a.m.

* Deposits: Credit Card Payments can be made through PayPal. $200 deposit at time of reservation, 1/2 one month prior to arrival, balance upon arrival. $100 cleaning fee can be returned within 15 days of your departure if the apartment is left clean and move in ready.

* Other Fees: *Pet Security Deposit if applicable. *Cleaning fee applies if not left clean. *Cancellation fee (your deposit and/or total payments) applies if cancelled within one month of arrival date. Cancellations are subject to a $25 service fee. Additional persons subject to a $25 per person per nights fee.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner


Sherbrooke, Qc CANADA A well deserved 5 stars!

Best location I have had in years in Florida. Our one-month stay was great in all aspects. Quiet low-density residential dsitrict. 5 minute walk to a nice urban park where we could take our daily 1-hour walk. 5 minute walk to City Place and its big stores, restaurants and entertainment and 5 more to lively Clematis Street and its local friendly stores and restaurants. 5 minute drive to the beach and easy parking. 5 minute drive to the Church and just a few more minutes to unclogged roads in all directions making motorcycle touring highly pleasant. All this completed the extremely good care given by Jim, our host, to our comfort and enjoyment of the premises. We definitely keep the Carriage House as our # 1 housing location when we return to spend some vacation time in Florida.
Nov 2015
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15 Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)


Unique Historic 2BR Key West Style Carriage House: Exactly what it was with comfort and relaxation.

  • 4 of 5

Unique Historic 2BR Key West Style Carriage House: Exactly what it was with comfort, quiet relaxation, easy to use, walking distance to City Place and Clematis St., hidden in a tropical oasis setting. The tropical gardens engulf this property taking you to a hide away like an expensive hotel except, it's all yours. We hung at the pool with coffee in the mornings and chilled in the evenings before going out at night. Centrally located with short drives to visit North Palm Beach to Lake Worth.

The Carriage house is a throwback to the 1930's with every amenity you could need. Every little thing you could need to cook or go to the beach was there, even shoves, buckets and ice chest to play on the beach. We were blown away with the attention to detail that Jim had put into setting up this property.

There is no hesitation that we would go back or recommend this property.

David & Betsy, NJ

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect relaxing getaway - Our "Go to place" from now on

  • 5 of 5

We came into town for the weekend to dive the area and found this perfect little relaxing carriage house with a pool surrounded by beautiful lush tropical foliage nestled within walking distance to CityPlace for the nightlife and in a great safe feeling neighborhood. Our dog was welcome and there is a nice dog park just a few blocks down the road. Owners are great! Very friendly and made us feel welcome. This will be our "go to" place from here on out when visiting West Palm. Couldn't ask for more.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very special rental

  • 5 of 5

Such kind and genuine owners!!

I cannot fault this lovely place at all. Very clean and child friendly - my son loved it and desperately wanted to bring the Bobcat home!

The style and decor is quite European and quaint. Two big bedrooms meant that we had room to unpack and live happily for nearly two weeks.

Walkable to city place and clematis and close enough to hit the beach early in the mornings.

We will definitely be back. Thanks Jim.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Sweet and cozy carriage house

  • 5 of 5

The carriage house apartment was a very comfortable, clean place to stay. We appreciated the dog friendly attitude and so did our dog. The area was great since it was within walking distance of City Place, the Norton Museum and the convention center which we took full advantage of. We also found the Farmers' Market on Clematis St. on Saturdays one of the best we've been to. The owners were very friendly and gave us helpful ideas about food shopping and other amenities in the area. We and Sparky (our dog) also loved going to the nearby dog park. We wanted to rent again for next winter but the apartment was already taken!!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nice apartment

  • 4 of 5

The property is very clean and well-maintained. The owner and his partner are very nice. The pool is wonderful and the bar just cute.

I rated only 4 stars because of the railway which is only a couple of feets away. At night there are at least 2 - 3 trains passing by. In a 2 weeks stay you can not get used to it so are awake every time. But this really is the only negative.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Anke, I am glad you enjoyed the apartment itself. The railway is actually a block or so away. With the windows open the train horns are louder, but most the time the windows are closed and the a/c on in the apartment making it less noticeable. The neighborhood association and the City are working on getting the quiet zone reinstated which will help quit a bit.
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Key West Paradise found in WPB

  • 5 of 5

Charming, clean, and covienent apartment with a relaxing private patio and pool. Able to walk to City Place easily for lunch and cab ride to Downtown Clematis Street was under $10! My dog loved it too. Thank you for not discriminating against large breeds or bully breeds!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : PBI at 5 Miles Nearest Barpub : CityPlace at 0.2 Miles Nearest Golf : West Palm Beach Municipal at 5 Miles Nearest Train : Amtrack $ Tri-Rail at 1.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : I-95 at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : CityPlace at 0.2 Miles Nearest Ski : Jet ski, Downtown waterfront at 3 Miles Nearest Beach : Palm Beach at 1.5 Miles Car: recommended

Two blocks from CityPlace shops and restaurants, three blocks to world class Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Minutes to Downtown West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Worth Avenue, and the Ocean.


* Pool (onsite)

* Tennis ( 1 mile)

* Boating (6 miles)

* Basketball Court ( 1 mile)

* Beach (1 mile)

* Deep Sea Fishing (6 miles)

* Grocery Store ( 1 mile)

* Bicycling (1 mile)

* Golf (6 miles)

* Lake ( 1 mile)

* Fishing (1 mile)

* Jet Skiing (6 miles)

* Live Entertainment ( 1 mile)

* Gym/Fitness Center (1 mile)

* Kayaking (6 miles)

* Movie Theater ( 1 mile)

* Ocean (1 mile)

* Parasailing (6 miles)

* Park ( 1 mile)

* Snorkeling (1 mile)

* Scuba Diving (6 miles)

* Playground ( 1 mile)

* Surfing (1 mile)

* Windsurfing (6 miles)

* Restaurant ( 1 mile)

* Bowling (4 miles)

* Canoeing (20 miles)

* Shopping Area ( 1 mile)

* Zoo (4 miles)

* Casino (25 miles)

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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...


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


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool


  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Downtown


  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 900 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Features 2BR Unit * 2 Queen Beds * Full Kitchen * Linens Provided * Air Conditioning * Hardwood Floors * Parking * Beach Towels * High Speed Internet * View (City Lights) 2BR Unit Amenities * Alarm Clock * Microwave * Stereo * Ceiling Fans * Oven * Stove * Charcoal Grill * Radio * Toaster * Coffee Maker * Refrigerator (Full) * Cable tv

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