Bodhi Tree Home 300 Steps from the Beach in a Gated Community
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Private Homes villa description
The Master bedroom is ensuite the large bathroom with a walk-in closet. The bedroom contains an antique wooden poster bed from India, hand made by artisans from the Rajastan desert, covered with hand embroidered bedspread and pillows from the same area. All linens are over 500 counts Egyptian cotton. Antique Tibetan nightstands complement the large armoire from southern Tibet.
The second bedroom contains a queen size sleigh bed with matching mirrored dresser, similar linens and bed cover as the master bedroom, ample closet space for storage, and a wall mounted flat panel TV.
The third bedroom is converted into an office space and sitting area with a comfortable couch that converts into a full size extra bed. The office is equipped with a Palisander desk, phone, computer, internet, and WiFi terminal.
The living room is designed with oversize shabby chic couches with luxurious twill covers and decorated with original artwork from Tibet and Mongolia, an ideal place for lounging after an intensive day at the beach. Take in a movie at the 46” wall mounted flat panel screen with a Blue Ray DVD player, and Direct TV programs, plus available DVD collection of international movie titles.
The formal dining room is the ultimate expression of elegance. It is furnished with antique Qing Dynasty dining set with matching buffet and liquor chest.
The breakfast nook is the place for sunny mornings getting together on a copper table with comfortable stools complimented with an antique Fujian bamboo kitchen armoire.
The kitchen is fully equipped for gourmet cooking including complete set of stainless steel cookware, a full compliment of dining ware, and crystal ware. In addition, an outdoor modern grill has a built in wok and pizza stone for your additional culinary creativities.
The long hallway is decorated with an antique Qing dynasty long console table with Burmese marble statuary.
The 6 foot deep heated and covered pool is the focal centerpiece of the house. The large patio with a round table is a wonderful place to wind down the day to listen to the ocean surf, the night sounds of the neighboring mangrove forest, all within a large Florida Room to insect proof the area.
The Bodhi Tree Home earns its name from an ancient gigantic Ficus tree on the eastside of the property. The grounds contain edible banana and lime trees for your cooking pleasure. A large array of tropical flowers surrounding the house with one third acre of manicured grassy lawn.
The entry way greets visitors with an antique six foot granite Buddha surrounded by stately coconut palms, truly a place where the outer and inner journey can converge on a magic level.
The Villa is near to the Moorings country club and golf course The St. Edwards middle and high schools are a mile distance. It is also less than a mile to the Round Island state park, a haven for bird watchers, kayakers, bicyclist, and hikers. All along A1A are excellent walking and bicycle paths into Vero Beach Village. Another great highlight is close access to inexpensive local fresh fruits and produce at the nearby at farmers’ markets. For a comprehensive list of available activities, such as golfing, kayaking, and deep sea fishing visit Vero Beach website.
Keywords: Vacation Villa 300 steps to a private community access Beach, considered Vero's Best.
Tropical Vacation gated community Villa amidst lush coconut palms on the barrier reef. The Atlantic Ocean is on the east and the Indian River is on the west. The 2,500 sq ft modern home where architectural details abound. The interior is laid out in a serene Asian inspired décor and the products of the owner's years of travel in the heart of Asia. Modern amenities contrasting with exquisite Chinese Tibetan and central Asian furnishings
- 2500 sq. ft.
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
- King size beds (1) Ensuite the large bathroom with a walk-in closet. The bedroom contains an antique wooden poster bed from India, hand made by artisans from the Rajastan dessert, Queen size Beds (1) The guest bedroom contains a queen size sleigh bed with matching mirrored dresser and flat panel TV, Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A comfortable couch converts into a full size extra bed in the office....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Pantry Items
- Linens Provided:
- Towels Provided
- Living Room seats 8
- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- The Bodhi Tree Home earns its name from an ancient gigantic Ficus tree on the eastside of the property. The grounds contain edible banana and lime trees for your cooking pleasure. A large array of tropical flowers surrounding the house with one third acre of manicured grassy lawn. The entry way greets visitors with an antique six foot granite Buddha surrounded by stately coconut palms, truly a place where the outer and inner journey can converge on a magic level. The Villa is next to the Moorings country club and golf course,and close to a number of first class public golf courses. It is less than a mile to the Round Island state park, a haven for bird watchers, kayakers, bicyclist, and hikers. All along A1A are excellent walking and bicycle paths into Vero Beach Village. Another great highlight is close access to inexpensive local fresh fruits and produce at the nearby at farmers’ markets....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Computer Available
Pool & Spa
- Heated Pool
- Indoor Pool
- Outdoor Grill:
- Deck / Patio:
- Garden Chairs:
- Tourist Attractions
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Pier Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Medical Services
- Massage Therapist
- Water Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Water Parks
- Recreation Center
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
- Outlet Shopping
- Fitness Center
- Wildlife Viewing
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
ReviewsWrite a review
A Relaxing Retreat with the Family
A Relaxing Retreat with the Family
What a great vacation we had staying at the Bodhi tree house. It was like our own private vacation home! Almost every day I would take the kids about a mile down the street and watch the manatees frolick in the lagoon. Such a great nature walk at Round Island park. We went to Legoland and Disney World which was only about 2 hours drive. The beach was super private and quiet and so many shells to collect for shell lovers with beach chairs and showers. My kids could not ever get enough of the pool and one of my 5 year old twins learned to swim. This house has everything a vacation home needs! Nothing was overlooked. The town of Vero is very close and easily accessed by car or bikes. We hardly ever ate out as we just bought groceries and relaxed by the pool or went to the beach. Also we fished about a half hour away at the Sebastian inlet pier. Saw fisherman pull in a Tuna, Amberjack and Snook. Only advice if visiting in summer is bring bug spray as the noseeums (sand flies) could carry you away. But our family had one of the most memorable and relaxing vacations we ever had and would definitely stay again in a heartbeat. My husband kept saying I wish we stayed one more week! Maybe longer next time. Thanks to Robert for being a great host!
- Guest Cathy and Peter F. (Hudson, MA)
- Date of stay 07/25/13
- Review Submitted 08/21/13
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, girls getaway, people with disabilities, romantic getaway, families with young children, age 55+, adventure seekers, families with teenagers.
Happy renters from Pittsburgh
Happy renters from Pittsburgh
We were delighted with our rental choice from the moment we walked through the front door. The house is beautiful. I couldn't believe how immaculate everything is. The furnishings are so comfortable and covered in white. I thought that might be a problem with our grandchildren but they were so easy to take care of. The location was incredible. It is only a short walk to the most gorgeous private beach. One day there was one other person on the beach and we joked how crowded it was getting. Our oldest daughter came down to visit us with a newly broken leg and she had no trouble crutching her way to the beach as it's just across the street. We were also thrilled with all the amenities provided. There were beach chairs, boogie board, lots of pool toys, and even great terrycloth shower robes. The kitchen was the best surprise of all. There wasn't one item missing. The amount of kitchen utensils , glassware, pots and pans, choppers, mixers, and anything you could think of. It is a beautiful, spacious space with an incredible amount of storage. There is a very large pantry closet that is empty and waiting for your groceries. The drawers are also empty of the owners belongings which is such a nice surprise. We have rented elsewhere where we had very little storage. There is so much storage everywhere in the lovely home. Rob and Sim Wing were so helpful. We rarely needed to contact them as everything was great. We never used the dining room as we loved sitting outside for meals. The screening over the pool and lanai eliminated all bugs. We fell in love with Vero Beach and the lifestyle there. The neighbors on the street were great, particularly the O'Briens across the way. It's a quiet, perfect setting. I hope our grandchildren didn't upset them as they were rarely out of the pool. We had a fabulous vacation and I would recommend this lovely home to anyone. We hope to return!
- Guest Juicy [ my grandma name] (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
- Date of stay 03/01/13
- Review Submitted 07/09/13
Recommended for: Girls getaway, romantic getaway, families with young children, age 55+.
Relaxation by the beach
Relaxation by the beach
My wife and I spent a month at the Bodhi Tree Home and we loved it. The pool and lanai are private and a great place to relax with morning coffee or an afternoon break. The beach is a short walk and is beautiful, and you mostly have it to yourself. The home is on a quiet cul de sac and is beautifully decorated and well maintained. I highly recommend it.
- Guest Ron (Vermont)
- Date of stay 04/01/13
- Review Submitted 06/20/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+.
THE BEST VACATION IN FLORIDA
THE BEST VACATION IN FLORIDA
I and my husband were looking for a house in Florida for vacation. When we found Bodhi Tree in Vero Beach at vrbo.com, I was not sure that's the best choice. Sometimes photos show something other than the reality:-) When we entered the house, we felt happy and confident, that our vacation will be great. We saw a very clean, beautifully and stylishly decorated interior. It looks even better, than the pictures. Playing music and a bottle of wine with a letter from the owners were a very nice welcome surprise. We found everything we needed in the spacious kitchen and the rest of the house. During a two week stay, we spent a lot of time on the beach, located a few steps, and in the clean , quite a deep pool, surrounded by greenery. This is the most beautiful part of Vero Beach. We would love to come again and strongly recommend it to all. Eva & Andy
- Guest Eva & Andy (New Jersey)
- Date of stay 09/08/12
- Review Submitted 09/29/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway.
Peace and Quiet by the Sea
Peace and Quiet by the Sea
My husband and I spent 2 weeks in this bright and clean home in Vero Beach. We have vacationed on the west coast and this was our first time on the east coast. The house was clean and had all the necessary items to make our stay as comfortable as being at home. The beach was a short walk from the house which was very convenient. We also visited two of the state park beaches which were really nice too! I would have to say that the best part was enjoying the beautiful enclosed pool which is surrounded by tropical plants and very private. Having vacationed on the other coast at the same time of year when a lot of restaurants aren't open we found Vero to have the best selection of restaurants ( mulligans, Ocean Grill, MT's Chop House and our favorite Riverside Cafe) to choose from. If you are considering vacationing in Vero we highly recommend the Bodhi Tree Home. It's exactly as pictured and the owner was very helpful with answering any questions and welcomed us with a phone call when we arrived. Thank you for sharing your peaceful home in paradise. Sincerely.....Stan and Tracy Ottman
- Guest Tracy O.
- Date of stay 08/07/12
- Review Submitted 08/25/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, adventure seekers.
Great vacation home
Great vacation home
The Bodhi Tree had everything for a great Florida vacation. We had bikes delivered the day we arrived and we rode into town each day. Vero is a great little town. Couple of close great public golf courses. The house is in such a nice location. The beach is beautiful and quiet. Our own pool which was totally private. The housebeautifully decorated and so well maintanied.
- Guest Lori (Geneva,New York 14456)
- Date of stay 02/21/12
- Review Submitted 03/07/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, girls getaway, people with disabilities, romantic getaway, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers.
We were lucky enough to spend a few days in this eclectically furnished home by the sea. The ocean was delightful, the sparkling white sand beach, the beautifully carved bed cozy and comfortable and the florida room just a perfect spot for apres ocean swimming. The house was quiet, clean, bright and protected in its own small gated community. It had all that was needed for the perfect beach vacation including an easy ride to the old town of Vero Beach wild or quietly romantic restaurants--for the settled older crowd or for the young and the hip. (the Ocean Grill and Mulligans) Vero Beach has exclusive beach boutique shopping or outlet shopping for the economy minded. We took a ride to the Sebastian Inlet--a truly beautiful spot-- with the top down and the warm wind in our hair. We were rented a flat bottomed boat for a day on the Indian River (which is right near this house) to picnic and sleep on the many islands that dot the river. Pelicans dolphins water fowl flew by our sun warmed heads. It was our best Florida vacation--food fun water sports swimming and beach combing all within minutes from the Bodhi Tree Home-- a home that is truly magical and just plain perfect!
- Guest Lilyan (Los Angeles)
- Date of stay 09/23/11
- Review Submitted 01/31/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, pet owners, people with disabilities, romantic getaway, age 55+, adventure seekers, families with teenagers.
November - May….....$5400/month June - August..... $4800/month September - October.$4500/month Discount is available for multiple months. 50% deposit is due to confirm your reservation. Security deposit will be $1,000 per rental. A $150 departure cleaning charge will apply. Your small pet is welcome. We charge $200 per month for extra cleaning
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About the owner: As the builder and gallery owners, we have decorated hundreds of interiors over the last 25 years.
Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
My wife and I arrived in Vero Beach, Florida, and found a wonderful break from winter, which in our native New Mexico can last at least six months. We are attracted by the artistic environment and stress-free life style.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The Bodhi Tree Home is a very personal statement of our aesthetics. We truly believe that the simplicity is the ultimate form of elegance. We would like to share our humble home with you in the hope that it will bring your happiness and enjoyment as it has brought to us.
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A small community
View from entry way into the private pool area
The heart of the Bodhi tree home, find your happiness
Master bath walk in shower
Guest bathroom with full tub
Dining room with antique Qing dynasty table and settings
The office couch that turns into a comfortable full size bed
The gourmet kitchen for your creative cullinary arts
The morning coffee drenched in sunlight
Well spring of good conversation
Walk to the beach in the early morning for a glorious sunrise, reset your focus
The Bodhi Tree Home welcomes you
Natural bamboo wood floors thru most of the home add an elegant touch
Masterbedroom with pool view and ocean sounds nearby
Master bath with dual sinks and walking shower
The guest bedroom invites you with a comfy queen size and flat fanel TV
Qing Dynasty dining area
Staying in touch with the world from the office
Long hallway to guest bedroom with reclining marble buddha from Mandaly Burma
Master kitchen area
Ahha......the ultimate refresher
Harvest some bananas in the backyard, there are plenty!
Community private access beach
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