Waterfront, Heated Pool, Jacuzzi , Dock, Gym, Bicycles, Kayaks

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Last updated: 11/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Recently renovated villa located on canal off New River with private, heated swimming pool in quiet, relaxed neighborhood. House also includes private dock that allows easy ocean access for all boaters.

It is an ideal location to explore not only Fort Lauderdale but also Miami and nearby Palm Beach, both of which are only 25 minutes away by car.

The three bedroom, two bath villa includes poolside deck overlooking canal as well as new fitness room that includes a host of stationary exercise machines. Two kayaks and two bicycles are included in the rental.

By car, boat or bicycle the famous Fort Lauderdale River Walk, where restaurants, bars, museums and shops abound, is easily accessible.

The well maintained Fort Lauderdale beachfront is a short distance as is the Fort Lauderdale International Airport. The thriving Miami Beach nightlife is only a 25-minute drive.

Nearby recreational facilities abound, including more than 40 golf courses within a 15 minute drive.. There are exceptional tennis facilities in Fort Lauderdale as well as scuba diving, windsurfing, dinghy and catamaran sailing and a host of other activities associated with tropical living.

Fishing aficionados have the best of both worlds nearby. Besides being able to fish for snook from the dock (in season of course) sailfish and numerous other species are a big-catch away via a deep sea charter or boat rentals available at Fort Lauderdale marinas. Some of the world's best bass, tarpon and other fresh water fish are easy prey in the Everglades, which is a 20 minute drive to the west. Otherwise the canals and New River also are rife with game fish.

The Everglades National Park is also only a 30 minute drive. The Seminole Hard Rock Casino and entertainement complex is only a 10 minute drive.

.With the pool and dock on the backside of the property, the front side includes a secluded, tranquil tropical garden with fountain and small pond.

Tiled patio around the pool and gas grill make for ideal setting for outdoor barbecues.

For families with children there is a table soccer game and crib for infants.

The fitness room includes a variety of stationary exercise machines including cycling, abdomen bench, bowflex and weight set.

It is very easy to take the bikes and cycle to the beach or visit downtown Fort Lauderdale where there is the Riverwalk, museums, art gallieries, shops and restaurants.

For shoppers the famous Sawgrass Mills outlet mall is only 15 minutes by car.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age is 25 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    The villa is absolutely smoke free....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master bedroom with bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    Has trundle bed, can be a double or 2 singles...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2), Trundle bed that can be either a single, two singles or king-size double. Also available are a baby cot....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Two kayaks, three bicycles included in the rental. Maximum occupancy rate of six can be expanded to eight person but extra charge applies...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    One mile from downtown Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas Boulevard and the River Walk...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    On a canal off the New River. Kayaking and fishing from the dock possible...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining room table seats eight persons. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air conditioning...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Fully equipped exercise room with weights and stationary bicycle...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    In the driveway and along the street...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided:

    Only bathroom towels (no beach towels)...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi-Fi throughout the house and house...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with electric stove and oven, dishwasher and two-door refrigerator...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Full sized refrigerator with freezer, ice-maker and filtered water....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles available with the rental and no extra charge. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Tennis facilities nearby. Both hard courts and clay....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Jacuzzi-hot tub next to the pool. See photos...moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Secluded 14 foot by 28 ft pool, heated, offers complete privacy ...moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 21 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2015
7 night min stay

Pre Christmas
Nov 30 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2015
7 night min stay

New Years
Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay

Post New Year's Eve
Jan 2 - Jan 8, 2016
7 night min stay

Jan 10 - Jan 16, 2016
7 night min stay

Jan 17 - May 14, 2016
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • cleaning fee $100
  • Taxes Not included


Rates can vary depending on the time of year, especially during holiday seasons such as Christmas and Easter, and the number of people.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/21/2015
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Lauderadale-Hollywood International Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fort Lauderdale
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
More than 40 golf courses within 15 mile radius
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Fort Lauderdale Tri-Rail station
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Rendez Vous Waterfront Bar & Grill
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fort Lauderdale

Car: Recommended

House is located in a quiet residential neighborhood just off I-95 which makes for easy access to beaches, Miami, airport, West Palm Beach and numerous other local attractions.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: I am freelance writer who fell in love with Florida and all its unique environmental and cultural life during my first visit more than 30 years ago. Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, I have been a regular visitor to Fort Lauderdale for the past 25 years. Before buying the villa, I kept my sailboat in Fort Lauderdale and sailed regularly to the Florida Keys and the Bahamas.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
I chose to buy a vacation home in Fort Lauderdale as it is the boating capital of North America.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
I enjoy nothing more than getting up early and taking the kayak out on the canal down to the New River, where there is a nearby wildlife refuge. Along the way there are numerous beautiful wading birds and other wildlife. Upon a return I take a swim and have breakfast by the pool. Later I usually take the bicycle to the beach. After a walk along the beach I usually head over to the Borders Book Store on Sunrise Boulevard for a coffee on the canal. Later I cycle through downtown Fort Lauderdale via the Riverwalk where there are numerous cafes and restaurants as well as a great museum. Other days trips that I enjoy immensely include the Oleta State Park in north Miami (great kayaking), Everglades National Park, Key Biscayne and Palm Beach.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Pool and patio

    Pool and patio

  • Living & Dining Room

    Living & Dining Room

  • Kitchen


  • Sun bathing by the pool

    Sun bathing by the pool

  • Second bedroom

    Second bedroom

  • Fully equipped exercise room

    Fully equipped exercise room

  • Cycling in Fort Lauderdale - two bicycles come with the rental

    Cycling in Fort Lauderdale - two bicycles come with the rental

  • New front yard patio

    New front yard patio

  • waterfront dining nearby

    waterfront dining nearby

  • Pool side

    Pool side

  • Heated Swimming Pool

    Heated Swimming Pool

  • Front courtyard

    Front courtyard

  • Sun deck by the canal and dock

    Sun deck by the canal and dock

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • 10 minute drive to the beach

    10 minute drive to the beach

  • New table soccer game

    New table soccer game

  • Barbecue by the pool

    Barbecue by the pool

  • Lounging by the dock and canal

    Lounging by the dock and canal

  • Front courtyard and porch

    Front courtyard and porch

  • Two kayaks included in the renal

    Two kayaks included in the renal

  • Fort Lauderdale beach 10-15 minute drive from the villa.

    Fort Lauderdale beach 10-15 minute drive from the villa.

VRBO #49879

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Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

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