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Very Private Location - Family Friendly - Relaxing
"We are a mom, dad, grade schooler and two toddlers.
This house was the most private beach location I have ever experienced. Most days, we were the only people on the beach for a mile in either direction. At the busiest of times, there would be three or four people within three hundred yards. We saw maybe six walkers/joggers go by in a day.
The house itself is fine. There is some deferred maintenance but nothing dangerous (peeling paint, aging dishwasher, loose faucet in kitchen sink, etc.). It was not spotlessly clean when we arrived. There is pet hair in the carpet of the master bedroom and not all surfaces are spotless. I would describe it as looking lived-in. The house apparently uses "artisan well" water. The water does have a sulpherous smell but we got used to it quickly. We were told to use bottled water to drink. An office-style water cooler is provided. We bought a couple of cases of bottled water and used it for drinking, cooking and brushing teeth. It was no problem showering, washing clothes, etc. I admit that the water issue was off-putting at first. However, the location of the house was so amazing that I decided it was worth the inconvenience.
There are beach toys and boogie boards there for the kids. Gina even went out and bought a little set of beach chairs with an umbrella when I told her my wife likes sitting on the beach with an umbrella. The house and beach are family-friendly. Not an area for people who are looking for lots of activities (putt-putt, jet-skis, etc.).
We spent most of our trip at the house on the beach. We ate it for all but two meals all week. There is a Publix grocery store about twelve minutes north on A1A highway. That Publix location was not listed on Google Maps when I checked befoer the trip. We passed it on the way to the house. The cupboard and fridge were partially stocked with things people had left behind. You may want to see what's there before you go to the store.
We ate at the New England Eatery one night. It's near the house and low-key. It's mostly fried, pub food but it's good fried food.
Kennedy Space Center is about an hour north.
If you want a private beach experience and aren't put off by well water and a little pet hair, it's a good find. Most relaxing vacation I've had in a long time."
Guest: Traveling DadDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 11, 2015
"My husband and I have 3 kids. Due to our hectic schedule and the children's extra-curricular activities, we don't get to travel much. This was our 3rd staycation in Melbourne. The unit is clean and offers everything a family needs (i.e. comfortable beds, clean showers, functional kitchen...). The area is quiet and Publix is less than 10 minutes away. The view of the beach is incredible. The owner was very helpful and made sure we were comfortable. We have created priceless memories as a family and hope to be back very soon!"
Guest: MariamDate of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 11, 2015
"Our stay was outstanding. Plenty of sleep room, hot water and easy direct access to a basically private beach. The location is perfect and close proximity to many excellent restaurants. The owner was very easy to contact and issued wonderful directions/ guidance for the rental. We had a great amazing week for our first stay on Melbourne Beach!"
Guest: Jennifer P.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 9, 2015
You're Wasting Your Time If You Search Any Further!
"This is by far the best place you will ever stay. It's secluded, the wildlife is incredible, and the owners and manager are extremely easy to work with. Check-in is simple, as you have a code to enter your unit upon arrival. We have stayed at MBH numerous times. The years we don't go, we always question ourselves as to why we tried going somewhere else. There are plenty of restaurants nearby, along with a WONDERFUL seafood market about 15 minutes away called Indiatlantic Seafood Market. WARNING: A week is not long enough! Of course, we've stayed a month before, and that wasn't long enough either."
Guest: Kathy and GeorgeDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 5, 2015