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Modern Castle on the Middle River

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Last updated: 08/24/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

This gated, walled, tropically landscaped private estate is complete with 1,400 sq ft concrete dock, calming fountains, and two-story green house/solarium/exercise room. Outdoor living offers eight-person hot tub, pool with umbrellas, and myriad decks and furnished patios with privacy curtains.
Indoor living features 35 foot ceilings open to the entire three-story castle with decor representing art of many centuries. Enjoy a gourmet kitchen with multiple ovens, cook tops, sinks, and dishwashers, refrigerators and a butler pantry.

Kitchen flows into the family room with entertainment center and beautiful views of the Middle River and the solarium. Relax in your forty foot living/dining room with wet bar and a gas fireplace that can be enjoyed from inside our outside the castle. Read in your office/library, find activities or local festivals with the office computer/WIFI, or work out in the gym in the solarium.

Enjoy your privacy in one of eight (8) bedrooms each with full, private baths. Master bedroom has king bed with 10 x 10 walk in shower/steam/tub room. Three additional bedrooms with king beds, one with queen bed, one with queen and twin bed, one with three twin beds and one with two full beds.
Concierge service to arrange travel, transportation, local shopping, tours, and reservations for restaurants, messages, baby-sitting, etc.

Address is 1317 Middle River Drive, Ft Lauderdale FL 33304
Contact Owner 954-553-1102

Keywords: Castle

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Castle

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 18-20

Bathrooms: 10 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Integrated stereo system can be accessed and enjoyed from every room and all outdoor areas....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (9) Includes music channel that can be enjoyed through the stereo system in all rooms and all outdoor areas. ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Castle dock is on the channel of the Middle River which allows water skiing, tubing, jet skiing and other boat-trailing water sports one fixed bridge to the Intracoastal....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air conditioning - 10 Zones. Bedrooms can be air conditioned to indivdual comfort....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Second floor laundry room with two dryers. Extra dryer in butler's pantry....moreless

  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage:

    Four-car garage with gym....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Double glass fireplace can be enjoyed inside or outside....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Several sets for each bed and ample towels. Once weekly linen and towel service included in price....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Local calls only....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Second floor laundry room with two washers. Extra washer in butler's pantry....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen cannot be described...cook and dine with one or 100 guests while enjoying full water view....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    (3) Including coffee station and refrigerator in Master Bedroom....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    (5) Full roof access with views of downtown Ft Lauderdale and the Middle River...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
 

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SUMMER AND PRE-SEASON $8,000 PER WEEK: May 1st - December 23th
SEASON $10,000 PER WEEK: December 23th - May 1st
HOLIDAYS RATES: VARY

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Last updated: 08/24/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Varied restaurants in the Galleria Mall
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Federal Hywy
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Varied restaurants in the Galleria Mall
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach

The Bonnet House botanical Gardens are at the beach about a mile from the house. The Galleria Mall, a walkable .2 miles on the other side of Sunrise Highway, has shops, restaurants, bars and cafe's for your eating and shopping pleasure. PF Changs has comfortable outside seating and the Jade Garden on the house side of Sunrise Highway has wonderful Chinese food with a very friendly staff.

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • MIDDLE RIVER  MANOR

    MIDDLE RIVER MANOR

  • Second floor office and third floor library.

    Second floor office and third floor library.

  • Kitchen with 2 dishwashers, 2 ovens, 2 stoves, an insta-hot for quick tea making

    Kitchen with 2 dishwashers, 2 ovens, 2 stoves, an insta-hot for quick tea making

  • Entertain your guest with a Baby Grand player piano

    Entertain your guest with a Baby Grand player piano

  • Furnished outdoor balconies with privacy curtains.

    Furnished outdoor balconies with privacy curtains.

  • Two of 5 pieces of workout equipment.

    Two of 5 pieces of workout equipment.

  • King bed in second of 2 bedrooms in the master suite.

    King bed in second of 2 bedrooms in the master suite.

  • Second floor bed room with king bed.

    Second floor bed room with king bed.

  • Second floor bedroom with 2 full beds. (1 of 2 pictures)

    Second floor bedroom with 2 full beds. (1 of 2 pictures)

  • Third floor bedroom with queen bed and day bed in the alcove.

    Third floor bedroom with queen bed and day bed in the alcove.

  • Private bath in every bedroom - third floor bedroom with king bed.

    Private bath in every bedroom - third floor bedroom with king bed.

  • Hot tub, pool and sunning deck on the dock overlooking the Middle River.

    Hot tub, pool and sunning deck on the dock overlooking the Middle River.

  • 14 seat dining table, living room with wet bar and gas fireplace.

    14 seat dining table, living room with wet bar and gas fireplace.

  • View from third floor libray down to first floor and eat in kitchen.

    View from third floor libray down to first floor and eat in kitchen.

  • Spectacular architectural design

    Spectacular architectural design

  • Media lounge.

    Media lounge.

  • View from 3000 foot four story roof deck

    View from 3000 foot four story roof deck

  • Master bedroom with king bed.

    Master bedroom with king bed.

  • Master suite second floor balcony that overlooks the pool and Middle River

    Master suite second floor balcony that overlooks the pool and Middle River

  • Second floor bedroom with Queen 4-post bed.

    Second floor bedroom with Queen 4-post bed.

  • Second Floor bedroom with 2 full beds and atrium view. (2 of 2 pictures)

    Second Floor bedroom with 2 full beds and atrium view. (2 of 2 pictures)

  • Third floor bedroom with 2 twin beds and a day bed.

    Third floor bedroom with 2 twin beds and a day bed.

  • Pool and sunning deck on the Middle River with hot tub and grills at the far end

    Pool and sunning deck on the Middle River with hot tub and grills at the far end

  • Aerial view of the back of the Modern Castle on the Middle 
River

    Aerial view of the back of the Modern Castle on the Middle River

VRBO #198596

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 03, 2015

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  • Sleeps
    20
  • Bedrooms
    8
  • Bathrooms
    10
  • Property type
    Castle
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 08/24/2015
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(954) 553-1102 (Florida, USA)

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