Waterfront Lg 2/3/2 Home on Saint Lucie River
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Enjoy vacationing on the St Lucie River with dock.
Picturesque viewof the river and bird sanctuary, great fishing, canoeing, kayaking.
Near by public boat ramp and park at White City Park.
No bridges from the dock to Stuart inlet.
Warm cozy lodge style décor. Tongue and groove pecky cypress walls in the kitchen and guest bath cabinets .
Full coverage bronze mirrored wall in Dining Area.
Master Bedroom 12’3” x 18’ 6” w King Bed, large master closet 4’ x 18’, master bath with tub.
Guest Bedroom 12’3”x 14’ w two twin beds and guest closet 11’ x 2’5” Guest bath 5’x 6’ full 2’5” x 5’ walk-in shower.
Comfortable beds with fine linens and bath towels are provided.
Living room 18’ x 26’, full inviting wood burning fireplace, 10’ mantle, all coquina stone face and raised hearth. Glass fire protection door.
Living room opens to Kitchen and Dining area. Living room has an 8’ window seat. 6’ sliding glass doors to back porch for a great view of the river and cascading mature oak trees..
Kitchen fully equipped, refrig, stove, dishes, towels, soap, cookware and BBQ utensils
Pass thru to back porch, back porch is tiled, screen and vinyl windows for climate control. Additional futon bed on the back porch
25’ from the dock to the river, back yard view is awesome from large paver deck. Enjoy a cookout on the charcoal BBQ and picnic table on the deck. Fishing right from the dock.(fishing gear not provided.
See the Wildlife, Bird Sanctuary Island, located across the river, Seasonal Manatees, Wild Lizards. Once in a while you may see a gator. Canoe or kayak from your dock. (equipment not included)
Location is on a private deadend street of a quite neighborhood, with good neighbors and community watch. Ft Pierce and Port St Lucie are minutes away with unlimited shopping, dining, and entertainment
You can visit the exclusive Palm Beaches just 1 hour South.
Orlando is 2.5 hours NW.
Absolutely NO pets on the grounds or in the house and No smoking in the residence. Smoking is only allowed outside and on the furnished, covered back porch and BBQ deck. There are local Pet Hotels in the Ft Pierce area.
This unit is privately owned. The homeowners are NOT responsible for ANY accidents, injuries, or illnesses that occur to the renter(s), or any guests or visitors of the renter(s), while in the unit, on the premises, or while using any facilities. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or of any harm to others whom they invite to use the premises.
For additional information call 863-532-9096
Keywords: Private Home, Waterfront, Private Dock, Fishing, Boating, Lodge Decor, Open Smoking Porch, Near Beaches, Shopping
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Pets Not Allowed:
Sorry, NO PETS allowed at any time. Not by the guests or visitors of the guest. There are several pet hotels in the area. PLEASE respect our rules. Some pet dander is highly allergentic and can cause sever reactions....moreless
- Wheelchair Accessible:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7
- King size beds (1) Master bed room has a King Rustic Pine Log Bed by Rustic Style and Cabins.com, Double Beds (1) located on the sleeping porch.. A double futon bed., Twin or Single Beds (1) There are 3 twin beds in the guest room, 2 are Rustic Style and Cabins.com White Pine Bunked and one floor level White Pine Twin, Child Beds (1) Upon confirmation of rental we will set up the requested beds, cribs, pack and play., Baby Cribs (1) Upon confirmation of rental we will set up the requested beds, cribs, pack and play., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) located on the sleeping porch.. A double futon bed., Bunk Beds (1) There are 3 twin beds in the guest room, 2 are Rustic Style and Cabins.com White Pine Bunked and one floor level White Pine Twin...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
If you are having a special event, we can provide catering from Black tie to BBQ. References available. There is a limit of not to exceed 26 people at the house. This is a neighborhood environment and we respect our neighbors. A near by waterfront park is available for large parties and our catering can serve 100 guests. Call for pricing....moreless
- Cooking Utensils:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Linens Provided:
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Handicap access
- Video Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- CD Player
- DVD Player
Lanai / Gazebo:
2 porches on the river bank.. One enclosed porch has full screen or windows can be shut for climate control. The second porch is covered and fully opened and furnished. (Only smoking area under roof)...moreless
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Pier Fishing
- Hunting Small Game
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Surf Fishing
- Fitness Center
- Deepsea Fishing
- Medical Services
- Water Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Theme Parks
- Live Theater
- Botanical Garden
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Outlet Shopping
- The property is centrally located. Minutes from the beaches, inlets, salt water fishing, sunset catamaran cruises, Movies, theater and more. Just 45 minutes West is Cow town Okeechobee, Fl home of Rustic Style and Cabins, grand rodeos, airboat rides, freshwater fishing, South, just an hour away is the Palm Beaches from the elegiant and sophisticated Worth Ave to Lion Country Safari. 30 minutes North visit Vero Beach and the Designer Outlet Malls. Don't let anyone tell you there not something for everyone.. Come and enjoy!! If you have questions feel free to contact me by e-mail email@example.com.. If this trip is a special occassion for you, let me know in advance and we can make it a great time to remember. Weddings, birthdays, anniversary or just a romantic weekend lined up with roses on site for that special entry.. This vacation is all about YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Remember, this is a neighborhood and sounds often carry loudly for a long distance,, Please watch your language. This unit is privately owned. The homeowners are NOT responsible for ANY accidents, injuries, or illnesses that occur to the renter(s), or any guests or visitors of the renter(s), while in the unit, on the premises, or while using any facilities. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or of any harm to others whom they invite to use the premises. ...moreless
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Decent Place for the Money
Decent Place for the Money
Very quiet and peaceful location. The roads into and out of location are a little on the narrow side. Only downside is the tap water. It has an unpleasant odor that is very typical of south Florida water and if you don't know that is normal, you may think something is wrong with it (I've experienced the same on the west coast of Florida, so I wasn't alarmed by it). The house was decorated just like the pictures. The fixtures (bathroom and kitchen) are a bit dated, but worked just fine. The owner suggest you bring bottled water if you are not use to well water. I strongly agree with her. I would recommend the place to friends that enjoy the more rustic experience, but not to the ones who are use to luxury condos on the beach.
- Guest Pam
- Date of stay 03/20/13
- Review Submitted 04/01/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers.
Owner response: Thank you for your Review. I have lived in Florida for 30 years. I know when folks come from other States; they say they can smell the water. I don't.. I'm sorry it has that earthy odor. We do have a large filter system, and small ones on the faucets. The water is safe! We are that rustic home tucked away down the more hidden trail. It is a dead end street and very quiet and you are right it is not a luxury condo. We do keep top of the line linens and comfy beds, and of course hot showers with good pressure. I’m glad you enjoyed it and I hope you are one of the ones who like the rustic style. We hope to see you again!!
house by the river
house by the river
Six adults stayed in the property for 29 days. The house was spacious. I particular enjoyed fishing on the dock. The neighborhood wash very quiet. What you read in the detail of the house is exactly what you get. The only downside is that it has only one small tv in the family room and no wifi connection for your laptop.
- Guest grace
- Date of stay 01/31/13
- Review Submitted 03/13/13
Comfortable home away from home
Comfortable home away from home
My family (myself, husband and 15 month old son) stayed in this home for a week and had a wonderful time. It reminded us of a New Hampshire cabin (decorations and layout)... which was very comforting being from MA and loving to vacation in the NH mountains. We had friends in the area and there was plenty of space to have them over for a BBQ. The local house manager, Ed, was awesome and made sure we had everything we needed. The location was private and peaceful, yet still only minutes away from the main drag (Rt 1). A big yard that the baby enjoyed playing in, and we loved having coffee overlooking the river every morning. It wasnt luxury, but had all the basic amenities you need to live, cook and entertain. Beds were super comfortable, and really nice towels/linens. Washer and Dryer a huge plus for us. Only downside was that the water was a bit sulfer smelling. There were point of use filters in the kitchen and bathrooms which worked well, but it was very noticable when taking a shower and when giving the baby a bath. Suggestion: put a filter on the inlet water line. All in all we had a wonderful time and we hope to go back next year! Thanks for sharing your home with us.
- Guest Leah S.
- Date of stay 02/28/13
- Review Submitted 03/09/13
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children.
Owner response: Thank you Leah so much for your kind words. I will look into the shower water. Florida's well water does have a yellowish tint unfortunately.. But it is potable water. We do have a water filter system and the additional filters inside. It may be the salt in the softner was low as the maintenance man had just replenished it yesterday. I apologize for that. We do hope to see you again!
If you are searching for peace and tranquility, this is it. We enjoyed your home greatly. The quietness and tranquil surroundings make for a most relaxing vacation. It was everything as described. The beds(with good linens) were great. A must when spending 2 wks. The neighbours were very accomodating with helpful information and assistance. Definitely would like to return.
- Guest mom
- Date of stay 04/01/12
- Review Submitted 05/01/12
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, age 55+, romantic getaway, girls getaway, sightseeing.
Owner response: Thank you so much!! I am so pleased we met your expectations!
The home was nice overall with huge rooms and living area and an absolutely relaxing sunroom/patio/deck area that were my favorite places to hang out. I had friends over twice; once for a barbecue outdoors and once for dinner and games indoors. There was plenty of room for my guests at both and all thought the home was a great place to entertain. I only had to buy food and drinks as everything else needed for my stay was available. There was only one real negative, but for me personally it turned out to be a big negative that had me dropping my rating by two stars. The house has well water; really smelly foul yellowish well water. I could buy ice and drinking water for consuming and cooking. However, for washing, the faucet filters were inadequate and taking a shower in it with no filter was downright disgusting. If you don't mind bad well water, this is a nice little rental to stay at. If you cannot tolerate such water then this isn't the place for you.
- Guest Texan Traveler
- Date of stay 03/22/12
- Review Submitted 03/28/12
Owner response: Dear Texas Traveler, Thank you for the good things, AND THANK YOU for leaving the place so clean!!! I'm sorry about the water. It is well water but, timing is everything, the pump on the purification system must have burnt up the first couple of days you were there. When we went to clean after your departure we saw the water and had it fixed immediately. It only took 2 hours. I wish you had called me, I would have repaired it and salvaged you trip. I'm sorry that put a down on your trip.. However it is fine now and if you wish to revisit us. I will give you a special promotion price.
Everything was what I expected.
Everything was what I expected.
Just spent an amazing month, enjoying Florida and this home. Enjoyed hanging out on the deck and fishing. The house was all that was promised. Very convenient to Ft. Pierce beach, Jensen Beach, and so many things to do in the area. Don't miss the Friday night Fests and Saturday morning Farmers Market in Ft. Pierce. A good introduction to the area is taking the St. Lucie Princess cruise on the river.
- Guest MAK
- Date of stay 01/01/12
- Review Submitted 02/01/12
Recommended for: Age 55+, people with disabilities, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway, sightseeing.
Owner response: Thank you Mary!!! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. i do hope we see you again!
Our Florida home away from home
Our Florida home away from home
We enjoyed 4 nights in this spacious home. Very comfortable for 3 adults and 2 children. We didn't get to spend a lot of down time at the house since we were so busy visiting with family and sight-seeing, but did especially enjoy the nice screened in patio with the view of the river. I could see us enjoying a longer vacation here next time so that we can enjoy the peaceful setting... maybe bbq...
- Guest emily
- Date of stay 11/05/11
- Review Submitted 11/11/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing.
Owner response: Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!! I do hope you come back sometime.. I thank you for helping with the linens. I will send you a discount certificate for your next trip.
This place was great, everything we needed to be comfortable... I loved the private gift shop in the house, very unique like a hotel mini bar! We had a great evening BBQ on the deck and fished off the dock.. My son saw his first manatee. We drove to the inlet, 15 minutes. Great sushi place just 7 minutes..I loved that.. Sushi me!!! The neighbors were very kind and had good things to say about the owner. We went to Okeechobee to visit the owners rustic emporium... Never seen so much rustic stuff we had a great visit. We will definately be back
- Guest Khat
- Date of stay 07/10/11
- Review Submitted 08/30/11
Recommended for: People with disabilities, romantic getaway, families with teenagers.
Owner response: Thank you so much!!!!!!!!
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2 night min stay
|SUN, FUN AND SUMMER TIME
Jun 1 - Aug 31
2 night min stay
- Cleaning Services: $65
- Property Damage Protection: $69
- Tax Rate 11.5%
NITA SALMON RENTAL RULES 1. Smoking is NOT allowed in the residence or the enclosed lanai, Smoking is allowed outside only, there is a covered, furnished smoking porch on the River side of the residence.. 2. People other than those in the Guest party set forth above may not stay overnight on the property. Any other person on the property is the sole responsibility and liability of Guest. Day visitors are not to exceed 10 without prior notice to the owner. Loud noise is not permitted after 10pm by local law enforcement. 3. Our full time manager is a neighbor just down the road for emergencies. CALL THE OWNER to dispatch the manager if needed. 4. This residence is privately owned; THE OWNERS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities TO THE RENTERS AND OR ANY VISITORS THE RENTERS HAVE INVITED. The owners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise. 5. Keep the property and all furnishings in good order 6. Only use appliances for their intended uses 7. Damages to the property by careless or unruly conduct will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. 8. Pets are NOT ALLOWED in the residence or on the property whether pets of the tenant or pets of guests of the tenants, NO PETS of any species at any time. 7. Parking: PARKING – Parking is limited to two (2) vehicle(s). Vehicles are to be parked in designated parking area. Parking on the road is permitted only on the adjacent easement to the residence, no parking on neighboring property. Any illegally parked cars are subject to towing; applicable fines/towing fees are the sole responsibility of the vehicle owner. 8.Housekeeping: There is no daily housekeeping service. While linens and bath towels are included in the unit, daily maid service is not included in the rental rate. Maid services can be arranged for an additional fee. We suggest you bring beach towels. We do not permit towels or linens to be taken from the units. We ask that you do not use the white bath linens to remove makeup or heavy soils. A onetime cleaning fee is included in your rental agreement. Please remove linens from the beds that you have occupied and place them in the laundry room, hamper for bed linens, place all bath towels, bath clothes, dish towels, dish cloths, used, in the hamper for towels. If the towels are soaking wet place them in the utility sink in the laundry room. 9. Dock/River No children under the age of 12 are permitted on the dock any time without adult supervision. Remember this is a natural environment; native wildlife is present and you need to be aware and respectful of their habitat. Certain risks associated with this facility. Boating is allowed at your own risk. There is a nearby Boat Ramp at the public White City Park just minutes away, water sports, canoeing and kayaking at your own risk. . 10. Fireplace: The fireplace is a vented wood burning fireplace always open the fire vent when in use.. Please do not throw any paper or other combustible materials in the fireplace. Fireplaces are not to be used except from December through February and only when requested prior to renting, additional cleaning fees are associated with the fireplace. 11 .Water and Septic: The [property] is on a well and septic systems. There is a water purification system installed, the water is not high in sulfur and the septic system is very effective; however, the water is drinkable and used for cooking, I do suggest if you are not use to well water you drink bottled water. The septic can clog up if improper material is flushed. DO NOT FLUSH anything other than toilet paper. No feminine products should be flushed at anytime. If it is found that feminine products have been flushed and clog the septic system, you could be charged for a service call of up to $150.00. 12. Storms: Option A: If there is a hurricane, no refunds will be given unless: • The state or local authorities order mandatory evacuations in a "Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning area" and/or • A hurricane is anticipated to hit land in the immediate area and you wish to cancel your trip, and credit will be given for a later date within the next 12 months. • A "mandatory evacuation order has been given for the Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning" area of residence of a vacationing guest. • The day that the authorities order a mandatory evacuation order in a "Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning," area, we will refund: Any unused portion of rent from a guest currently registered; Any unused portion of rent from a guest that is scheduled to arrive, and wants to shorten the stay, to come in after the Hurricane Warning is lifted; and Any advance rents collected or deposited for a reservation that is scheduled to arrive during the "Hurricane Warning" period. 13 The residence is professional decorated and the furnishings are available to purchase by a local retail store Rustic Style Furniture and Cabins. There is a retail cabinet in the dining area with unique and local tourist items for sale. Only the guest whose credit card was used to secure the residence will have access to the items. Any items you wish to purchased, you may call the landlord to make payment arrangements. It’s like a mini bar!! The parties agree to the terms of this Short Term Rental Agreement, as evidenced by their confirmation of the rental.. I, the renter hereby acknowledge by my confirmation via payment that I have read and fully understand the terms of this agreement. The owners are held harmless to any and all accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities REFUNDS: There are no refunds. If you are unable to complete your reservation you may contact the owner 30 days prior to your scheduled arrival and at the owner’s discretion you may receive a full credit to reschedule your vacation at a later date, Please respect the property! We hope that you enjoy your stay and will want to come back many times in the future. IF THERE IS ANY PROBLEMS CALL THE OWNER: NITA SALMON 863-532-9096 We want your stay to be perfect. If you have a special occasion let us know at the time of your confirmation. We have neighborhood security and a full time maintenance person just down the street.
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- Nearest Airport: Palm Beach International at 60 Miles
- Nearest Beach: Ft Pierce at 10 Miles
- Nearest Barpub: Many to choose from at 3 Miles
- Nearest Golf: Many to choose from at 2 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: Many to choose from at 2 Miles
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: I am spiritual christian and by trade a professional rustic designer. I have a retail business in the near by town of Okeechobee 45 minutes West of Ft Pierce. You will see my unique custom made furniture and accents throughout the house. I'm glad to share this beautiful place with you, and only ask that you respect my property.
Why the Owner Chose Fort Pierce:
This is a beautiful place. It was my personal home and I loved it.. However, my business was just far enough away that I relocated.. For you convenience I am just a phone call away and we have a local manager. I ask that you respect my property, enjoy yourself and you'll want to return year after year. Please be aware: This unit is privately owned. The homeowners are NOT responsible for ANY accidents, injuries, or illnesses that occur to the renter(s), or any guests or visitors of the renter(s), while in the unit, on the premises, or while using any facilities. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or of any harm to others whom they invite to use the premises.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The location is great, you're close to the inlet, museums, beaches, movies and shopping. The home is quite, clean, and decorated in a lodge decor. This is a great place to relax. This unit is privately owned. The homeowners are NOT responsible for ANY accidents, injuries, or illnesses that occur to the renter(s), or any guests or visitors of the renter(s), while in the unit, on the premises, or while using any facilities. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or of any harm to others whom they invite to use the premises.
- Primary: 863-532-9096 8am to 8pm EST
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Sunset water view from the huge paver deck
Guest room. One set of Bunk twin beds and one single twin bed.
kitchen and dining
Open living area to kitchen and dining
Open waterfront back porch. Permitted smoking area..
Large picnic deck area.
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