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Peaceful Home in Nature Refuge; Solar-Heated Pool, Dock, Near Beach

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The xeriscape garden sets the tone for this cute house in a peaceful location

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Last updated: 01/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:29 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Melbourne Beach house description

Our house has three cozy and comfortable bedrooms, two baths, and a small office, in addition to kitchen, dining and living room. It comfortably accommodates your family of up to 6 people.

In the house, you will find a well-equipped kitchen with newer appliances, including microwave, dishwasher, coffee machine, toaster, a complete dining set for six and all the common utensils and cooking-ware. Cable-TV, high-speed Internet (Ethernet in the office and WiFi extending to the rest of the house) and telephone with free domestic US calls are available. The full-size washer, dryer, and drying rack are in the garage. Linens, bath towels and beach towels are provided.

** PERFECT FOR SNOWBIRDS **

Not recommended for small children because pool / yard is not gated

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            Not recommended for small children because pool / yard is not gated...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Pool Bedroom: 1 queen

            Direct access to pool area via sliding door...moreless

          • Corner Bedroom: 1 queen

            Nice view overlooking water and nature refuge...moreless

          • Flower Bedroom: 1 king

            Largest bedroom with king-size bed...moreless

          • All three bedrooms have wall-to-wall carpeting, beds, night stands, reading lamps, closets and/or chests and ceiling fans...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Pool Bathroom: toilet, shower

            This bathroom has second door leading to pool and patio area...moreless

          • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

            Outdoor shower located in backyard near pool area...moreless

          • Corner Bathroom: toilet, shower

            This bathroom is attached to Corner Bedroom...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            Small selection of novels and cookbooks is available...moreless

          • DVD Player:

            Integrated in XBox...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Basic TV service (30 channels) from Bright House...moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television:

            TV in dining room and all three bedrooms...moreless

          • Video Games:

            XBox with small selection of games...moreless

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Library
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center

          Local Services & Businesses

              • Groceries

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Water View:

                Direct view of water and nature refuge from dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms and patio/pool...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Property has covered boat dock with lift...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                The dining area and kitchen together make one open room that overlooks the pool, dock and canal behind the house...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage:

                Garage is attached to house, with door to office...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                10Mbps high-speed cable access with WiFi in house and Ethernet in office...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Blankets, bed sheets, pillows and pillow cases...moreless

              • Living Room
              • Telephone:

                Free domestic US calls...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Bath, kitchen and beach towels...moreless

              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Coffee grinder and filters may be available...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                There are dishes and utensils for 6-8 persons...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                The kitchen is stocked with pots, pans, baking/cookie sheets, and various other common utensils...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                A limited selection of pantry items (spices, etc.) may be available...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Regular full-size refrigerator with ice maker...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Bicycles:

                5 beach cruisers...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Patio and pool area is fully enclosed with insect screen...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                1 Ocean kayak with paddle and folding backrest...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Covered deck on dock with hammock...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Weber Spirit E-320 gas grill with 3 burners and side burner...moreless

              Pool / Spa

              • Heated Pool
              • Private Pool:

                Solar panels for pool face due south for optimal extension of swimming season...moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter-Spring
              Dec 4 - Apr 30, 2015
              29 night min stay

              $3,270
              My Standard Rate
              29 night min stay

              $2,940
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 11%

              Notes:

              3 month minimum rental -- please ask for quote on your desired duration and season

              For customers in Europe, payment in Euro via SWIFT wire transfer to our account in Germany is also possible.

              We accept payments in cash, check and credit card.

              A discount of 3.5% is offered to all customers for payment by cash or check.


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              Last updated: 01/19/2015
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              Location

              19 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Melbourne, FL (MLB)
              0.6 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Sunnyland Beach

              Car: Necessary

              The location is a dream: The property is located close to the end of a cul-de-sac in a very peaceful and friendly residential community in the middle of the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge stretches 20 miles along the barrier island from Melbourne Beach down to Wabasso Beach and offers a wide variety of hiking trails, as well as areas for picnics, fishing and wildlife observation. According to their website, this nature refuge protects 'the most significant area for loggerhead sea turtle nesting in the Western Hemisphere, and the most significant area for green turtle nesting in North America.' It is also a nesting ground for leatherback turtles, the largest and rarest sea turtles. The house is also just 4 miles to Sebastian Inlet State Park, where there is excellent snorkeling and fishing, and less than 2 miles to the indoor and outdoor recreational offerings of the South Beach Community Park.

              Directly across the water from the house is a restricted tract of woods providing the yard and pool area with quietness and privacy. The mouth of Mullet Creek, which leads to the Indian River, is about 300ft (100 m) down the canal. The covered dock is equipped with a boat lift, fresh water, electricity and a sink for cleaning the catch-of-the-day. An ocean kayak is available for exploring the calm waters off the dock, where manatees and dolphins are regularly spotted.

              The backyard faces due south, so in the cool months, the sun crosses in the southern sky shining directly on the new solar panels for heating the pool, but crosses to the north during the summer. Both lanai/patio and pool are inside a screened enclosure so you can enjoy swimming and fresh steaks from the grill without the bother of those pesky bugs.

              The private access to the community beach is just an easy ¾ mile (about 1 km) walk or bike ride up the street. Upon return to the house, you are greeted by the lush, xeriscape front yard, with its live oak and ligustrum casting shadows on the thoughtfully landscaped indigenous ground cover and grasses.

              In addition to the parks and recreation activities in the area, other attractions include Cape Canaveral (1h), Orlando (1.5h) and Disney World (2h).

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013

              About the owner: We are a German/American couple that met in Florida and have since moved to Germany and have a family with three teen and pre-teen kids.

              Why the Owner Chose Melbourne Beach:
              We chose this house as a place to have unforgettable vacations with our family. While searching for a vacation house, we looked for a property with a pool and private dock because we wanted our teen and pre-teen kids to be able to enjoy swimming, sailing, paddling and other water activities without depending on us to drive them around and figuring out how to transport ocean kayaks or a small sailboat with a rental car. At the same time, we wanted to be within short walking/biking distance of a beach, so us adults could enjoy long walks in the sand and the kids could enjoy surfing. We also wanted the peacefulness of a single-family home in a quiet residential area away from the commotion of the party areas. It was a difficult search, but we eventually stumbled across this gem of a home that met all of our wishes.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The amazing view from the kitchen and dining room table looks over the pool, past the dock and out over the foliage of the nature refuge just across the canal. With the pool, dock, and beach, the recreational possibilities are numerous.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english, german

               

              Photos

              • The xeriscape garden sets the tone for this cute house in a peaceful location

                The xeriscape garden sets the tone for this cute house in a peaceful location

              • Dusk in Beverly Court

                Dusk in Beverly Court

              • Pool area overlooks the nature refuge across Thomas Canal

                Pool area overlooks the nature refuge across Thomas Canal

              • Shortly after sunrise over the end of Thomas Canal

                Shortly after sunrise over the end of Thomas Canal

              • Dining room and kitchen

                Dining room and kitchen

              • Kitchen window has same beautiful view as dining area

                Kitchen window has same beautiful view as dining area

              • Living room with sliding door to patio and pool

                Living room with sliding door to patio and pool

              • The 'Corner Bedroom' also has a nice view of the Thomas Canal

                The 'Corner Bedroom' also has a nice view of the Thomas Canal

              • The 'Pool Bathroom', taken from doorway leading to patio and pool

                The 'Pool Bathroom', taken from doorway leading to patio and pool

              • Looking East on Beverly Court

                Looking East on Beverly Court

              • Private beach access to quiet, pristine Sunnyland Beach

                Private beach access to quiet, pristine Sunnyland Beach

              • Manatees are common visitors at the dock

                Manatees are common visitors at the dock

              • Trees in background are in nature reserve on other side of Thomas Canal

                Trees in background are in nature reserve on other side of Thomas Canal

              • Pool area has screen enclosure to keep out those pesky bugs

                Pool area has screen enclosure to keep out those pesky bugs

              • Patio area has seating for six

                Patio area has seating for six

              • Thomas Canal leading to Mullet Creek and the Indian River

                Thomas Canal leading to Mullet Creek and the Indian River

              • View from dining room table overlooks pool and Thomas Canal

                View from dining room table overlooks pool and Thomas Canal

              • Open kitchen with extra working space on the island countertop

                Open kitchen with extra working space on the island countertop

              • The 'Pool Bedroom' has wide sliding door to patio and pool area

                The 'Pool Bedroom' has wide sliding door to patio and pool area

              • The 'Flower Bedroom' with king size bed and small sofa facing television

                The 'Flower Bedroom' with king size bed and small sofa facing television

              • Bathroom attached to 'Corner Bedroom'

                Bathroom attached to 'Corner Bedroom'

              • Sunnyland Beach at sunrise with fresh turtle tracks leading back to the sea

                Sunnyland Beach at sunrise with fresh turtle tracks leading back to the sea

              • Turtle burying eggs just before sunrise; just yards from private beach access

                Turtle burying eggs just before sunrise; just yards from private beach access

              • Basic floor plan of house

                Basic floor plan of house

              $2,842 - $3,161 per month (USD)
              Minimum stay: 29 nights
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              • Sleeps
                6
              • Bedrooms
                3
              • Bathrooms
                2
              • Property type
                House
              • Reviews
                1
              Owner
              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english, german
              • Calendar last updated: 01/19/2015
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              +1 8014775241

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