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Direct Oceanfront 3/2 Home in the Daytona/Ormond Beach Area

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THE 'HOME BY THE SEA' IS DIRECTLY ON THE OCEANFRONT

THE 'HOME BY THE SEA' IS DIRECTLY ON THE OCEANFRONT 20 STEPS FROM THE FRONT DOOR TO THE BEACH VIEW AN UNBEATABLE LIGHT SHOW FROM THE FRONT YARD EVERY MORNING SPACIOUS LIVING AREA WITH VIEWS OF THE BEACH & OCEAN MASTER BEDROOM WITH OCEAN VIEWS & A PILLOWTOP KING SIZE BED BEDROOM 2, TWIN BEDS MAKES IT PERFECT FOR THE KIDS BEDROOM 3, HAS A QUEEN BED, FULL BATHROOM AND DOORWAY OUT TO THE BEACH A DAY BED OVERLOOKING THE BEACH & OCEAN IS PERFECT FOR A MID DAY NAP THE DINNING ROOM IS IDEAL FOR A FAMILY MEAL OR A QUICK SNACK ENJOY THE VIEWS FROM THE PRIVATE OBSERVATION DECK & BEACH APPROACH LIFE'S A BEACH ALL THAT IS MISSING IS YOU Discover a Sea Turtle nest during a morning walk on the beach WATCH MOTHER SEA TURTLE RETREAT TO THE SEA AFTER NESTING EVERONE LIKES TO RIDE THE WAVES ON BOOGIE BOARDS LETS GO RACING WITNEES THE MOON RISE FROM THE FRONTYARD VIEW ROCKETS TAKE OFF TO OUTERSPACE CLIMB ONE OF THE TALLEST LIGHTHOUSES ON THE EAST COAST Majestic Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Take the Scenic Loop to see the 2000 year old Fairchild Oak Tree CASUAL FAMILY DINNING IS WALKING DISTANCE OR A SHORT DRIVE AWAY MAKE YOUR OWN FAMILY MEMORIES @ THE HOME BY THE SEA YOUR VACATION HOME'S ADDRESS 8 OCEAN DRIVE

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Last updated: 04/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

Absolutely beautiful DIRECT OCEANFRONT HOME located on a pristine stretch of sandy beach. Cruise down the World's Most Famous A1A scenic highway in the quaint upscale town of Ormond Beach, Florida. The elegant warm atmosphere of the HOME BY the SEA draws you in from the moment you arrive. You can view miles of traffic free beach and breaking surf from the all the rooms in the Home. Feel at home with large screen televisions and high speed wireless internet access.The pillowtop king bed in the master makes for a heavenly nights sleep. The beachfront decks take your senses on an unforgettable journey where the possibilities are endless and the experience is priceless and memorable.

This Home is fully furnished including towels,linens, dishes, pots & pans, beach chairs, umbrellas & toys for the kids. It has been impeccably maintained and pride of ownership shows.

The Property is located on a Private street designated for Guests & or Owners only. There is ample parking in the 2 car garage & driveway.

Publix, The House of Doughnuts (Coffee & Pastry cafe), Stavros & Lennys Pizza Houses & Modern Grocery & Liqour Store are all with in a short walk from our house.

The Home is conveniently located with easy access to I-95 and I-4 as well as four international airports including Daytona Beach (20 Minutes), Sanford (1 hour), Orlando (1 hour) and Jacksonville (1 1/2 hours). The Daytona Beach area is home to numerous exciting and educational attractions including Daytona International Speedway, Daytona 500 Experience (the official attraction of NASCAR), Ponce de Leon Lighthouse, Marine Science Center, Deep Sea Fishing and an array of water sports including surfing, kayaking, kite boarding and scuba diving. It is less than a 2 hour drive to all Orlando area attractions including Kennedy Space Center, Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World. America's oldest city - St Augustine - is just 1 hour away.

If you are fortunate enough to rent this Home, I know you'll love it as much as we do and you'll consider it your home away from home, just as we do. Everyone who has rented this Home, makes reservations for a future stay before they leave. Some of the guest comments are very heart warming.


Keywords: Home By the Sea, Beach House, 8 Ocean Drive,

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Catering Available
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine
          • Parking Off Street
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Air Conditioning
          • Covered Parking
          • Linens Provided
          • Garage

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player
          • CD Player
          • Video Library
          • Stereo

          Communications

          • Free Long Distance
          • Telephone
          • Wireless Internet
          • Dialup Access

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill

          Location & View

          • Beachfront
          • Oceanfront

          Activities

          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Basketball Court
          • Sailing
          • Surf Fishing
          • ATM/Bank
          • Horseshoes
          • Shopping
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Hospital
          • Groceries
          • Swimming
          • Golf
          • Surfing
          • Water Skiing
          • Jet Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Parasailing
          • Fishing
          • Rafting
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Kayaking
          • Cycling
          • Tennis
          • Restaurants
          • Water Parks
          • Synagogues
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Cinemas
          • Theme Parks
          • Marina
          • Library
          • Churches
          • Ruins
          • Recreation Center
          • Playground
          • Museums
          • Sight Seeing
          • Antiquing
          • Shelling
          • Boating
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Miniature Golf
          • Bird Watching
          • Beachcombing
          • Zoo
          • Whale Watching
          • Walking
          • Eco Tourism
           

          Reviews

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          • FANTASTIC

            FANTASTIC

            • Guest Tommy
            • Date of stay 04/13/14
            • Review Submitted 04/20/14
            We would like to thank Gordon and Cathy, They got us in early to began our fantastic vacation. The house was really clean and beautiful nothing like opening your eyes to a wonderful sun rise. we were looking for a quiet beach house away from the busy beaches and that's just what we got. we spent a perfect vacation with my grandkids and my mom and dad, those memories will stay with me for a long time.. from the fresh donut shop just across the street to the new York style pizza restaurant also just up the road we enjoyed a night at Outback steak house for dinner. the house had everything we needed Beach toys for the kids, beach chairs, beach umbrella, cooler. I would highly recommend Cathy and Gordon's Beach home "WE WILL DEFINITELY BE BACK" also Gordon would text me on things going on like the space shuttle shooting off A++++++

            Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway.

            Owner response: Thank you for your response, we are thrilled to hear you & your family enjoyed your stay at our Home by the Sea & the Ormond/Daytona Beach area. We look forward to having you as guests again. Gordon & Cathy

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          • Beautiful place!

            Beautiful place!

            • Guest Mary
            • Date of stay 04/04/14
            • Review Submitted 04/16/14
            We enjoyed the House By the Sea immensely! It was perfect in every way! The views of the ocean from both the living area and bedroom was beautiful. It was very quiet and peaceful. The house was beautifully decorated and you couldn't ask for anything more. It was well stocked! Cathy and Gordon were the best. Very aware of our needs and troubles through the airport! Thanks also for the box of goodies and cold water when we arrived! We will definitely come back! Thanks again!

            Recommended for: Age 55+, people with disabilities, girls getaway, romantic getaway.

            Owner response: We are happy to hear your family enjoyed your stay at our Home By the Sea and the Daytona/Ormond Beach Area. We look forward to your next visit.

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          • We will be back

            We will be back

            • Guest Debi M. (-)
            • Date of stay 04/09/14
            • Review Submitted 04/15/14
            This is an older home with older baths and but great beds. Couldn't ask for more Ocean view an beach are amazing. Quiet area with great restaurants. We own a Vrbo chalet "mausbachs luv shack"by Estes park Colorado #292612. We know how special it is to have renter love your home. Can't say enough. We will be back. Grand kids said it was better than Disney. Lol

            Recommended for: Age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway.

            Owner response: We are happy to hear your family enjoyed our "Genuine Ocean Front Florida Beach House" and that the kids had a blast is what it is all about. If we ever leave the beach to visit the cold country we will be booking your VRBO property. Thanks again Gordon & Cathy

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          • Our first family beach vacation

            Our first family beach vacation

            • Guest Yooper (Houghton, MI USA)
            • Date of stay 03/29/14
            • Review Submitted 04/06/14
            The street on which this house was located on was nestled within several other residential streets that broke up the hotel units. Large hotels are visible to the right and left once you are on the beach, but this doesn't detract from the cozy private atmosphere. The pictures are accurate in showing an older but well-kept home, a lush backyard, private walk to the beach, and expansive, aesthetic shoreline. What the pictures can't show/describe: Waking and falling asleep to rhythmic sound of the ocean waves, the quietness and surprising tranquility of this community (located less than 10 minutes from the bustle of Daytona - we popped over once and did the beach cruise there). It was a great choice for a quiet (first) family trip; our three children did NOT want to leave! Will definitely consider coming again; great price for what you get.

            Recommended for: Families with young children.

            Owner response: Thank you for your kind words, we very happy to hear you & your family enjoyed our Home By the Sea and we look forward to you bringing your family back soon.

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          • Perfect!

            Perfect!

            • Guest Hello from Ohio (Columbus, OH)
            • Date of stay 07/31/13
            • Review Submitted 01/17/14
            My wife and I came down here with our 3 year old and my mother and there was more room than we even needed! The house was very clean and everything we could have needed was already there. Mrs. Crowley was very sweet; she met us there upon our arrival and was available by phone if we needed anything. You can't beat this location! As the description says, it is LITERALY steps from the ocean! We will definitely be back!

            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway.

            Owner response: Thank you for the GREAT review. We take a lot of pride in taking care of our guests and our Home By the Sea. We hope you and you family come back to stay with us again.

            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

          • Our vacation during biketoberfest!

            Our vacation during biketoberfest!

            • Guest Barbara (South Carolina)
            • Date of stay 10/12/13
            • Review Submitted 10/22/13
            We could not have asked for a more enjoyable vacation. It was a home away from home. We did not have to take anything but our clothes. The house was exactly what the owners stated that it would be. It was in the perfect location and very clean. The owners were extremely nice and treated us like they knew us. We went with a group of friends for bike week. I would recommend to anyone with a family of small children.

            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, people with disabilities, girls getaway, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway, tourists without a car.

            Owner response: We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay @ our Home By the Sea & the Daytona Beach area during Biketoberfest. We enjoy hearing that our guests have as much fun as we do when we visit. We look forward to having you, your family & friends back for a return visit. Sincerely Gordon, Cathy & Pat

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          • Family time at an ocean side home

            Family time at an ocean side home

            • Guest Fred (Huntington, WV)
            • Date of stay 08/27/13
            • Review Submitted 09/04/13
            This vacation home is splendid. We came together as a family and spent quality time together listening to the ocean at night and on the beach during the day. As has already been said in other reviews this place is conveniently located near grocery stores & restaurants. It also has a dryer & washer, plus many other amenities

            Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children, tourists without a car.

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          • Hilary

            Hilary

            • Guest Hammer (New Orleans)
            • Date of stay 08/12/13
            • Review Submitted 08/29/13
            Great experience. Ideal beach cottage in the tradition of Old Florida. Not in the big development/ commercial/ High Rise Condo area, which is nice. But, close enough to those areas to take advantage of them and return to your peaceful cottage.

            Recommended for: Girls getaway, romantic getaway, adventure seekers.

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          • home by the sea

            home by the sea

            • Guest Eileen T.
            • Date of stay 07/15/13
            • Review Submitted 07/22/13
            I love this place! It was very hard to leave. My cousin and I rented for 4 days. It was so beautiful the views the location. watch the sunrise from my bed in the morning. This is a well appointed ( meaning comfortable, has everything you need, just bring groceries and a bathing suit), comfortable house. The front porch, the Ocean right out of our door. It was so quiet and peaceful. There are lots to do around there but we just didn't want to leave. Owner is great, answered all questions got us settled then left us to enjoy.

            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway.

            Owner response: Eileen, thank you so much for the wonderful review. It really makes us feel good when we hear that guests enjoyed visiting our Home By the Sea. I hope you will consider visiting us again. Sincerely Gordon, Cathy & Pat

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          • Wonderful vacation

            Wonderful vacation

            • Guest Anonymous
            • Date of stay 07/10/13
            • Review Submitted 07/18/13
            This vacation was absolutely wonderful. Our family thoroughly enjoyed everything about our stay. The home is exactly as it is pictured and extremely clean. The owners were right on time and have the home prepared for most anything you might need. I would definitely recommend this property.

            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway, tourists without a car.

            Owner response: We hope you will make our Home By the Sea your annual family vacation. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you soon!

            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

           
          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Base Rate
          4 night min stay
          $200
          $1,400 $4,500
          Summer
          May 1 - Sep 1
          4 night min stay
          $225
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
          • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
          • Tax Rate 12.5%

          Cancellation policy:

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          Last updated: 04/21/2014
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          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1958

          About the owner: Our Home By the Sea has been in my family for 4 generations. It is my 'childhood' home. We take a great amount of pride in caring for the property and caring for the guests that stay with us. I live locally (10 mins away) and my family & I look forward to the time we are able to come home and enjoy our Home By the Sea

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          You will have the oppurtunity to see & experience Dolphins Playing in the surf, Turtles Nesting, Mother Wright Whales Calving & of course Stunning Sunrises


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          Photos

          • THE 'HOME BY THE SEA' IS DIRECTLY ON THE OCEANFRONT

            THE 'HOME BY THE SEA' IS DIRECTLY ON THE OCEANFRONT

          • VIEW AN UNBEATABLE LIGHT SHOW FROM THE FRONT YARD EVERY MORNING

            VIEW AN UNBEATABLE LIGHT SHOW FROM THE FRONT YARD EVERY MORNING

          • MASTER BEDROOM WITH OCEAN VIEWS & A PILLOWTOP KING SIZE BED

            MASTER BEDROOM WITH OCEAN VIEWS & A PILLOWTOP KING SIZE BED

          • BEDROOM 3, HAS A QUEEN BED, FULL BATHROOM AND DOORWAY OUT TO THE BEACH

            BEDROOM 3, HAS A QUEEN BED, FULL BATHROOM AND DOORWAY OUT TO THE BEACH

          • THE DINNING ROOM IS IDEAL FOR A FAMILY MEAL OR A QUICK SNACK

            THE DINNING ROOM IS IDEAL FOR A FAMILY MEAL OR A QUICK SNACK

          • LIFE'S A BEACH

            LIFE'S A BEACH

          • Discover a Sea Turtle nest during a morning walk on the beach

            Discover a Sea Turtle nest during a morning walk on the beach

          • EVERONE LIKES TO RIDE THE WAVES ON BOOGIE BOARDS

            EVERONE LIKES TO RIDE THE WAVES ON BOOGIE BOARDS

          • WITNEES THE MOON RISE FROM THE FRONTYARD

            WITNEES THE MOON RISE FROM THE FRONTYARD

          • CLIMB ONE OF THE TALLEST LIGHTHOUSES ON THE EAST COAST

            CLIMB ONE OF THE TALLEST LIGHTHOUSES ON THE EAST COAST

          • Take the Scenic Loop to see the 2000 year old Fairchild Oak Tree

            Take the Scenic Loop to see the 2000 year old Fairchild Oak Tree

          • MAKE YOUR OWN FAMILY MEMORIES @ THE HOME BY THE SEA

            MAKE YOUR OWN FAMILY MEMORIES @ THE HOME BY THE SEA

          • 20 STEPS FROM THE FRONT DOOR TO THE BEACH

            20 STEPS FROM THE FRONT DOOR TO THE BEACH

          • SPACIOUS LIVING AREA WITH VIEWS OF THE BEACH & OCEAN

            SPACIOUS LIVING AREA WITH VIEWS OF THE BEACH & OCEAN

          • BEDROOM 2, TWIN BEDS MAKES IT PERFECT FOR THE KIDS

            BEDROOM 2, TWIN BEDS MAKES IT PERFECT FOR THE KIDS

          • A DAY BED OVERLOOKING THE BEACH & OCEAN IS PERFECT FOR A MID DAY NAP

            A DAY BED OVERLOOKING THE BEACH & OCEAN IS PERFECT FOR A MID DAY NAP

          • ENJOY THE VIEWS FROM THE PRIVATE OBSERVATION DECK & BEACH APPROACH

            ENJOY THE VIEWS FROM THE PRIVATE OBSERVATION DECK & BEACH APPROACH

          • ALL THAT IS MISSING IS YOU

            ALL THAT IS MISSING IS YOU

          • WATCH MOTHER SEA TURTLE RETREAT TO THE SEA AFTER NESTING

            WATCH MOTHER SEA TURTLE RETREAT TO THE SEA AFTER NESTING

          • LETS GO RACING

            LETS GO RACING

          • VIEW ROCKETS TAKE OFF TO OUTERSPACE

            VIEW ROCKETS TAKE OFF TO OUTERSPACE

          • Majestic Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

            Majestic Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

          • CASUAL FAMILY DINNING IS WALKING DISTANCE OR A SHORT DRIVE AWAY

            CASUAL FAMILY DINNING IS WALKING DISTANCE OR A SHORT DRIVE AWAY

          • YOUR VACATION HOME'S ADDRESS 8 OCEAN DRIVE

            YOUR VACATION HOME'S ADDRESS 8 OCEAN DRIVE

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          Date last modified - Tuesday, January 28, 2014

          $200 - $225 per night (USD)
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          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
          Sleeps 7

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          Minimum stay: 4 nights
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