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Rocky Point, Waterfront Home: Fishing, Kayaking & Birding

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Last updated: 12/05/2014
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Stuart house description

This home appeals to outdoor enthusiasts or persons seeking the solitude of a quiet retreat in a casual cozy setting. Fish off the fishing platform (not available as a dock) for large in-season snook or launch a kayak/canoe in the canal for a short paddle to the St. Lucie Inlet Preserve Park. Once there, you have a choice to walk across the boardwalk or continue to paddle the labyrinth of mangrove waterways among dense populations of birds to a pristine ocean beach. There you can cast a line in the ocean, swim, sunbathe, search for protected turtle nests or view the beautiful morning sunrises. For those who are seeking solitude, the home is located on a quiet dead-end street near the end of Horseshoe Point (on Rocky Point) surrounded by native shrubs and palms that give a sense of privacy. The screen-in porch or patio avails itself of prevailing southeasterly breezes where reading a good book can be a joy. If you like to cook, there's a fully equipped kitchen with a new stainless refrigerator that can hold mounds of food and drinks.

The older, comfortable home (1320sq.') , constructed on a quiet canal, was one of the first to be built on the Point by a retired yacht Captain and his wife in 1968. Much of their memorabilia remains in the house, a legacy of their adventures while traveling the Intracoastal Waterway for years. The house has one great room that includes the living/dining/kitchen with bedrooms off the main room. The laundry room/2nd bath is off the kitchen. The twin bedroom has an adjoining full bath. The Queen bedroom has the view of the canal.

Shopping options on US1 and waterfront restaurants on the Manatee Pocket are both within a 10 minute drive. Downtown Stuart, where many eateries, a farmers market and live theater are 20 minutes by car. Beautiful beaches and many public golf courses are within 20 minutes. PBI (Palm Beach International airport) is a 45 minute drive, Ft. Lauderdale 1 1/2 hours, Miami 2 hours, Kennedy Space Center 1 1/2 hours, and Orlando 2 hours.

Keywords: quiet, canal, near inlet, canoe, kayak, private home

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1320 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Small pets considered, please contact owner....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • 2 solo kayaks & 1 2-person canoe (access to water from property), fishing rods, beach umbrella with beach chairs, screened-in porch with table & chairs, small platform for fishing use, patio...moreless

              Entertainment

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

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Water View
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Kayaking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Covered Parking
              • Garage:

                Carport...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Bicycles
              • Deck / Patio
              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Porch / Veranda
               

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              May 1, 2014 - October 31, 2014          $1400/monthly  
              November 1, 2014 - April 30, 2015       $1900/monthly
              Cleaning fee: $100.00;    Taxes: Florida & Martin County Seasonal Rental Tax 10% 
              Rental not available weekly or daily
              Security/damage deposit: $500.00, 
              checks accepted
              Prices for 4 person occupancy
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              Last updated: 12/05/2014
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              Location

              45 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Palm Beach International
              10 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Hobe Sound Beach

              Car: Necessary

              Parks: St. Lucie Inlet Preserve Park (access by boat only), Twin Rivers Park (Rocky Point), Rocky Point Hammock Park, Sandsprit Park with boat ramp, Jonathan Dickinson State Park & Hobe Sound Beach

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1968

              About the owner: As a retired educator, I now travel in pursuit of finding good waters to fish. I'm a member of many local and international fly fishing clubs. I've traveled extensively to South America and New Zealand in pursuit of fish as well as widely across the United States. I live in the wine country of Central California and love to cook.

              Why the Owner Chose Stuart:
              The home was originally built as a retirement home by my parents after my step-father's career as a yacht captain came to a close. They were one of the first to develop their property on the man-made canal that made it convenient to dock their boat without barriers to the inlet. The property continues share quarters with a 38' sailboat on the main dock.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              A short walk down the street will provide an unobstructed view of the Indian River as well as the site of the entry to the backwaters of the St. Lucie Inlet Preserve. We receive a daily SE breeze that cools during the summer months. . Convenient shopping and entertainment are nearby. Restaurants with good reviews abound on the Manatee Pocket.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Great room view from side entry

                Great room view from side entry

              • Reading bunk in great room

                Reading bunk in great room

              • View of great room looking north

                View of great room looking north

              • Kitchen view from side entry

                Kitchen view from side entry

              • Twin bedroom with large closet

                Twin bedroom with large closet

              • Bath adjacent to twin bed room

                Bath adjacent to twin bed room

              • Front view of house from driveway entrance

                Front view of house from driveway entrance

              • Distant view of Indian River across neighbor's backyard.

                Distant view of Indian River across neighbor's backyard.

              • Egret fishing among mangroves in backyard

                Egret fishing among mangroves in backyard

              • Looking down canal to the Indian River

                Looking down canal to the Indian River

              • View of great room from back entry

                View of great room from back entry

              • View of great room from kitchen table

                View of great room from kitchen table

              • View from great room to canal and backyard

                View from great room to canal and backyard

              • Queen bedroom with view of canal

                Queen bedroom with view of canal

              • Second bath room off laundry room

                Second bath room off laundry room

              • Street view from among native landscaping in front of property

                Street view from among native landscaping in front of property

              • Rear view of house from the canal

                Rear view of house from the canal

              • West view across backyard of canal end

                West view across backyard of canal end

              • Anhinga on dock piling

                Anhinga on dock piling

              • St. Lucie State Park accessed by canoe or kayak.  20 minute paddle from property

                St. Lucie State Park accessed by canoe or kayak. 20 minute paddle from property

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              Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

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              Member since: 2011
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 12/05/2014
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