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Life's a Beach -Private Beach House W/ Pool & Heated Spa

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Last updated: 07/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

Why stay in a condominium or hotel when you can have your own private beach house with pool and heated spa? This house, owned by author Julie Compton and her husband Rick, is located in Daytona Beach Shores, close enough (5 minutes) to the heart of Daytona to enjoy all of the attractions, yet far enough to escape the crowds. You can walk to the beach, a mere block and a half away, or drive your car right onto the sand if you prefer. A park with a playground, tennis court, and fitness trail is at the end of the street, and a block away on the river side is the perfect spot to watch the sunsets.

The house is close to everything the area has to offer: the beach, the river, a water park, Daytona Beach Pier, Daytona International Speedway, miniature golf, shopping, restaurants, turtle sanctuary, Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, and much more. For those who can't imagine Florida without Disney, the house is only a short drive (60-75 minutes) from Orlando and all of its numerous attractions: Disney World, Universal Studios, Seaworld, etc. The Kennedy Space Center is less than an hour away, and only 25 minutes away is Blue Springs State Park, where you can see the manatees.

The house itself is adorable, bright and clean. It has four bedrooms: three with queen beds, and one with a twin and pop-up trundle (which can be used as two twins, or put together to make a king). The fourth bedroom and second bath is in a separate building, perfect for a bit of extra privacy. The pool has a heated spa* and an outdoor shower - perfect to relax in after a day at the beach.
(*additional charges apply for pool heat, please inquire)

(Please Note: We do NOT advertise the house on Craigslist; if you see the house there, it is an unauthorized listing.)

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking inside house. Smoking outside on pool deck allowed....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • Games For Kids
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Live Theater
              • Synagogues
              • Zoo
              • Coin Laundry
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Photography
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Antiquing
              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Gambling Casinos

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean

              sports and adventure activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Roller Blading
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Telephone
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Maps
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Iron & Board

                          Kitchen

                          • Kitchen
                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Grill
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Blender
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove

                          Outside

                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Patio
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Barbecue
                          • Beach Umbrellas
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Lanai / Gazebo
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Bicycles:

                            Bicycle rental nearby....moreless

                          • Tennis:

                            Tennis court in the park at the end of our street....moreless

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            Kayak rentals nearby....moreless

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Hot Tub
                          • Outdoor Pool
                          • Heated Pool
                          • Private Pool
                          • Outdoor Hot Tub
                          • Spa Whirlpool
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer
                          Jul 6 - Sep 7, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,500
                          Fall
                          Sep 8 - Oct 13, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $180 $200
                          Thu, Fri, Sat
                          $1,250
                          Biketoberfest
                          Oct 14 - Oct 19, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $400
                          Late Fall
                          Oct 20 - Nov 21, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $180 $200
                          Thu, Fri, Sat
                          $1,250
                          Thanksgiving
                          Nov 22 - Nov 30, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $300
                          $1,750
                          Early Winter
                          Dec 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $180 $200
                          Thu, Fri, Sat
                          $1,250
                          Christmas/New Year's
                          Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,100
                          Winter
                          Jan 4 - Feb 7, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $180 $200
                          Thu, Fri, Sat
                          $1,250
                          Early Spring
                          Feb 8 - Feb 15, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,500
                          Daytona 500 Race Week
                          Feb 16 - Feb 23, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,000
                          Spring
                          Feb 24 - Mar 6, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,500
                          Bike Week
                          Mar 7 - Mar 15, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,000
                          Spring/Summer
                          Mar 16 - Jun 27, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,500
                          4th of July/Coke Zero Race
                          Jun 28 - Jul 5, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,750
                          Summer
                          Jul 6 - Sep 12, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,500

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                          • Cleaning $125 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 12.5%

                          Notes:

                          Security deposit may be higher than quoted for parties of 6 or more people, in winter months, and for special events.

                          Additional charges apply for pool heat, please inquire.

                          Ask about multi-week discounts.

                          We often have flexibility for shorter stays, even for periods with weekly minimums; please inquire.

                          Credit cards accepted (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, JCB). We also accept personal checks.


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                          Last updated: 07/10/2014
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                          Location

                          Car: Recommended

                          We are 10 minutes from Daytona International Airport, and 75 minutes from Orlando International Airport.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: Julie and Rick Compton are native Midwesterners, but since leaving the heartland they've lived in various spots along the East coast. Though for years they traveled to Florida for vacations, it wasn't until Rick accepted a job near Orlando that they became regular beachcombers. After a number of Saturdays at the beach where they bemoaned the drive home and wished they had a place nearer the ocean to call their own, they took the plunge and decided to buy a beach getaway. They bought the beach house in the spring of 2005, and Julie spent several months painting and decorating as the pool was built. The first rental was in the fall of that same year. As an author, Julie spends many days at the house writing, and the whole family uses the house for vacations throughout the year. They hope guests get as much enjoyment from being there as they do!

                          Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                          The house is a short drive from the Daytona International Speedway, for which -- in addition to the wide, soft sandy beaches -- Daytona is famous. It's conveniently located for vacationers who come for the Daytona 500 Race, or for the many bikers who arrive for Bike Week in the spring or Biketoberfest in the fall. Two blocks to the east is the beach; a block to the west is the river, with its magnificent sunsets. A few miles north of the house is the Daytona Pier and Main Street; a few miles south is the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and a turtle sanctuary. The numerous Orlando attractions are close enough for vacationers to visit on day trips. The Comptons chose to buy a house in Daytona because it is one of the closest beaches to their permanent home near Orlando, and they also have many wonderful memories of it from their college days, when they were 'spring breakers' themselves!

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          There's nothing like coming home from a day at the beach to your own private spot with pool and spa . . .


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Beach House Pool

                            Beach House Pool

                          • Bedroom No. 1 - Queen Size Bed

                            Bedroom No. 1 - Queen Size Bed

                          • Bedroom No. 3 - Two Twin Beds

                            Bedroom No. 3 - Two Twin Beds

                          • Bathroom No. 1

                            Bathroom No. 1

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • Daytona Beach Shores Home

                            Daytona Beach Shores Home

                          • Bikers, Race Fans, Beachcombers . . . everyone's welcome!

                            Bikers, Race Fans, Beachcombers . . . everyone's welcome!

                          • Van Ave. beach access, steps from the house - walk on or drive on - your choice!

                            Van Ave. beach access, steps from the house - walk on or drive on - your choice!

                          • Scenes from the Daytona boardwalk (about 4 miles north of the house).

                            Scenes from the Daytona boardwalk (about 4 miles north of the house).

                          • The Dairy Bar, for ice cream & such (it DOES have the best chili dog in town!)

                            The Dairy Bar, for ice cream & such (it DOES have the best chili dog in town!)

                          • The top deck bar at Joe's Crab Shack, on the Daytona pier.

                            The top deck bar at Joe's Crab Shack, on the Daytona pier.

                          • Morning glories growing wild in the dunes . . .

                            Morning glories growing wild in the dunes . . .

                          • Bright and Cheerful Family Room

                            Bright and Cheerful Family Room

                          • Bedroom No. 2 - Queen Size Bed

                            Bedroom No. 2 - Queen Size Bed

                          • Bedroom No. 4 - Queen Size Bed

                            Bedroom No. 4 - Queen Size Bed

                          • Bathroom No. 2

                            Bathroom No. 2

                          • Family Room and Dining

                            Family Room and Dining

                          • Beach House Pool

                            Beach House Pool

                          • McElroy Park is at the end of our street. There are tennis courts, too!

                            McElroy Park is at the end of our street. There are tennis courts, too!

                          • Dawn at the beach . . . Gorgeous!

                            Dawn at the beach . . . Gorgeous!

                          • Crabby Joe's - a bathing suit and flip flops type of place!

                            Crabby Joe's - a bathing suit and flip flops type of place!

                          • The historic bandshell at the Daytona pier (during a Memorial Day concert).

                            The historic bandshell at the Daytona pier (during a Memorial Day concert).

                          • The Ferris wheel & the Slingshot at sunset (seen from Joe's Crab Shack rooftop),

                            The Ferris wheel & the Slingshot at sunset (seen from Joe's Crab Shack rooftop),

                          • Kayaking on the river . . .

                            Kayaking on the river . . .

                          $180 - $429 per night (USD)
                          26

                          4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 07/10/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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