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Sunny, South Beach Living at its Best - Cool, Modern Retreat!

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1924 Art Deco Outside -- all modern and new inside

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Last updated: 07/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

BAIA condo description

This is a completely non-smoking unit.

This modern 1 bedroom, 1 bath is part of an 8 unit historical building that was completely remodeled in 2006. It has limestone floors, slate counter tops, Bosch appliances and a huge open kitchen. The marble bath and glass and Wedge wood vanity complete the best way to enjoy your stay in South Beach. Flat screen TV with 100s of cable channels for your entertainment as well as WiFi Internet access. Condo is right in the middle of South Beach -- walking distance to all the bars, nightclubs, beaches and restaurants, but still located on a quiet residential street. If you aren't here to play, the condo has the easiest access to the causeway to head downtown and to work or to the I-95. As long time locals we will even share with you our favorite spots!!


We bought the entire building in 2004 and remodeled it from top to bottom. It was literally rebuilt in place as it was an historic building from 1924. This makes it not your average vacation rental from the Bosch appliances to the hurricane impact windows. We furnished the listing for our personal use so we think that also sets us apart from your average South Beach Rental.

We live in Aspen, CO and come and go from our South Beach Rental. I love that I can WALK ANYWHERE -- and I do. My husband loves that he can take a taxi anywhere on the beach for around $4. Our 7 year old son loves that we can walk to the amazing kids park 1.5 blocks away.

Both my husband and I use the tennis courts that are just 1 block away. The Whole Foods -- 2 blocks away -- is super handy. I love how big the apartment feels -- even though it is a 1 bedroom it has the feeling of space and separate areas. Even though when you are in South Beach you are on the go with so much to do -- the big sectional sofa is nice to come home to and watch some TV.

I tell everyone -- one experience not to be missed is renting a beach chair at the Delano hotel -- 17th Ave and Collins. The best $20 you will ever spend !!! Also order a Nina Fresa (cocktail) as Sushi Samba on Lincoln Road at the corner with Pennsylvania. Email us for more tips or read on !!

Many of our guests have come from outside of the US (Brazil, Italy, England, Switzerland, France and Canada) and I have struck up email friendships with so many!! We love to travel and hope you will enjoy your vacation in our vacation place!!

Here are our local area tips -- please enjoy !!!

Restaurants:

Oliver's Bistro at 9th and West is right around the corner and I love it. not expensive good food and wine — close by. $$

Sushi Samba — Lincoln Road and pennsylvania — BEST Sushi — siting outside and people watching — cocktail — Nina Fresa $$ - $$$$

Lime — fresh mexican — super casual and awesome — skinny fish burrito is amazing — really casual at 14th and alton — super near condo $

Ocean front lunch at Ritz Carlton -- worth it $$ - $$$

Tapas y Tintos on Espanola Way — loud live Flamenco music on some nights nice outdoor quieter tables with great Spanish Tapas $$

I love Nikki beach for lunch NOT on Sundays when it is a crazy party $$ - $$$$

Prime 112 is amazing ridiculous steak but you will spend easily over $150 for 2 people $$$$$

Monty's Oyster bar on the bay — a little spring break looking but great raw bar happy hour — 3rd or 2nd and Alton $$ - $$$

Yardbird at 16th and Lenox is the new in spot -- AND IT NOT CRAZY EXPENSIVE -- it is sort of modern Southern Food and YUMMY $$ - $$$

Rosa Mexicano on Lincoln road -- amazing guacamole and Sangria !! $$$

Mr Chow's at the W hotel — crazy expensive, amazing and fun Chinese food and see and be seen $$$$$

You may want to explore some of the restaurants in the Design District — on the mainland:

a great one for 'farm to table' is:

http://www.michaelsgenuine.com

Amazing Greek food in a GORGEOUS garden

http://www.mandolinmiami.com

And part of the slow food movement

http://www.fratellilyon.com


Not a restaurant:
Rent a beach chair at the Delano Hotel beach area (17th and the Ocean) -- about $20 per chair (crazy, but bizarrely worth it)

Nightclubs — if appropriate :) !!

Wall
2201 Collins Avenue
Miami's newest and hottest club is right here at W South Beach.

Set
320 Lincoln Road
Opium Group's Ultra VIP Club. Friday is the big night, but even off nights are tough to beat the line.

Louis
2325 Collins Avenue
Chic mini club next door to the Gansevoort.

Rok Bar
1905 Collins Avenue
Small but rockin'!

LIV
4441 Collins Avenue
Mega-Club at the Fontainebleu Hotel is hot wednesdays & Saturdays.

Mynt
1921 Collins Avenue
Long running VIP Club still packs them in. Bottles & Models Crowd.

Mokai
235 23rd Street
Boutique nightclub just steps away from W is a celebrity hangout.

B.E.D.
929 Washington Avenue
Classic South Beach spot still doin' it.

Mansion
1235 Washington Avenue
Mega-Club has guest DJs and live performances.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Car Available

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • The building is pet friendly and kid friendly and makes for a relaxing family vacation spot as it is just 2 blocks from Flamingo Park with every outdoor activity imaginable -- both for kids and dogs!!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Water Parks
              • Live Theater
              • Zoo
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Beachcombing
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Sight Seeing

              local services and businesses

              • Massage Therapist
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • ATM/Bank

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Near The Ocean

              sports and adventure activities

              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Arrival Day

                  • Flexible

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Wireless Internet

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Blender
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Stove

                              Outside

                                  • Lawn / Garden
                                   

                                  Reviews

                                  Write a review 4.7
                                  from 18 traveler reviews
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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Base Rate
                                  1 night min stay
                                  $225
                                  $1,351 $4,710
                                  Vacation
                                  May 1 - Nov 19
                                  1 night min stay
                                  $175
                                  $910 $2,910
                                  Art Basel
                                  Dec 1 - Dec 8
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $250
                                  Holiday
                                  Dec 20 - Jan 6
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $2,100
                                  Winter Music Conference
                                  Mar 14 - Mar 25
                                  5 night min stay
                                  $300
                                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                                  Calendar

                                  Last updated: 07/24/2014
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                                  Location

                                  • Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

                                    "Vizcaya is like stepping out of Miami and into Europe. Even my husband likes it !!"

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                                  • Ultra Music Festival

                                    "This is our very busiest time of year !! If you like Electronic music, there is no where el..."

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                                  • Miami Seaquarium

                                    "It's not Sea World, but it is fun with young kids."

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                                  • Coconut Grove

                                    "Shopping, eating drinking and movies !!"

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                                  • Club Space

                                    "Huge LOUD and amazing if you are looking for that !!! Bring your sunglasses because it may ..."

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                                  • Rosa Mexicano Miami

                                    "YUMMY !!!! And great atmosphere"

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                                  • Coral Gables

                                    "So cute for shopping and restaurants and beautiful homes !! The Venetian pool is an experie..."

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                                  • Design District

                                    "Gorgeous furniture we can't afford -- but great to look at !! Go to Mandolin's for amazing ..."

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                                  • Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

                                    "Amazing Farm to Table"

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                                  • Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

                                    "So Fabulous !!!"

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                                  • Sushi Samba Dromo

                                    "Have a Nina Fresa and don't be fooled buy the Glitz -- the Sushi is awesome !!"

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                                  • Delano Hotel

                                    "Go for a drink by the pool, to the Blue Door Restaurant or rent a $20 beach chair (beach toy..."

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                                  • Set Nightclub

                                  • Monty's Seafood Restaurant

                                  • Monty's on South Beach

                                    "Great Raw Bar -- a bit Spring Break like, but fun"

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                                  • Doraku

                                    "The Happy hour is the least amount of money you will spend in South Beach !!"

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                                  11 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Miami International Airport
                                  0.8 Miles
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  South Beach
                                  0.5 Miles
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  So many !!!
                                  1.6 Miles
                                  Nearest Golf
                                  Miami Beach Golf Club
                                  0.1 Miles
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  Oliver's

                                  Car: Not Necessary

                                  Other South Beach Properties, South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida South East, Florida, USA (Located Right in the Middle of South Beach) - We are located in the middle of South Beach on a quite residential street 7 blocks from the ocean and 9 blocks from Lincoln Road with its shops and cafes. We are 5 blocks from Washington Ave with its nightclubs and bars.

                                  Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Parasailing, Shelling, Health/Beauty Spa

                                   

                                  Manager info

                                  Year Purchased: 2004

                                  About: Tomas and I have recently moved from Costa Rica to Aspen, Colorado. We lived in South Beach and Coral Gables for 4 years before departing for Costa Rica with our son for 5 years. We have an Argentinian Dogo and a Cane Corso -- big dogs -- that complete our family. Our business is Real Estate Development and we use HomeAway for pleasure (Barcelona, St Tropez, Salt Lake City) as well as a part of our business. The best thing about vacation rentals is the people we meet virtually and for real !!

                                  Why BAIA:
                                  We fell in love with this building building and began to remodel it in 2004 in the middle of Elizabeth's chemotherapy for breast cancer. In February 2014, Elizabeth will reach the 10 year mark cancer free. The building is filled with good Karma -- when we had 5 major hurricane in 18 months, the trees always fell away from the building !! We love it when we stay here. It is an amazing Art Deco 1924 building that we redid down to the bare studs and rebuilt it in place for a year and a half !!

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                                  We are on a quiet residential street, but just a 10 minute walk to the Ocean and 8 minutes to bars and nightclubs -- or a $5 can ride if you are in heels !! We are 1.5 blocks from Flamingo Park with the pool and kids pool park, tennis courts, soccer fields and kids park. We are 2 blocks from Whole Foods and 5 blocks from the big Publix. We have a Deco bike station 1/2 a block away !! You don't need a car, but we have parking if you have one !! What makes our property the most unique is that is was fully remodeled and furnished to be a vacation rental and one that we use ourselves. We skimped on nothing from WiFi to a fully equipped kitchen to mattresses !!


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                                  Speaks: spanish, english

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                                  Photos

                                  • 1924 Art Deco Outside -- all modern and new inside

                                    1924 Art Deco Outside -- all modern and new inside

                                  • TV in the bedroom and private entrance to Marble bath !!

                                    TV in the bedroom and private entrance to Marble bath !!

                                  • Huge Kitchen with Bosch appliances

                                    Huge Kitchen with Bosch appliances

                                  • Everything you need for cooking

                                    Everything you need for cooking

                                  • Carrara marble bathroom

                                    Carrara marble bathroom

                                  • Washer & Dryer in apartment!!

                                    Washer & Dryer in apartment!!

                                  • Storage and TV in the bedroom !!

                                    Storage and TV in the bedroom !!

                                  • Brand new living room furniture !!!

                                    Brand new living room furniture !!!

                                  • Brand new sofa bed !!!

                                    Brand new sofa bed !!!

                                  • And MORE

                                    And MORE

                                  • Big cozy bed !!

                                    Big cozy bed !!

                                  • Another look at the bathroom

                                    Another look at the bathroom

                                  • Well Lit Hallway w/Limestone Floors

                                    Well Lit Hallway w/Limestone Floors

                                  $175 - $300 per night (USD)
                                  18

                                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 4

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                                  Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
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