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Closest to Beach,bike to Oars & Paddles Park!, Heated Pool, 4 Bed, 3 Bath Home,

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 10), separate apartment, solar and gas heated pool

Welcome to our Florida paradise!!

Guaranteed 80 degree heated pool is a wonderful way to spend your winter vacation in the sun.

This stunning 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,000 Sq Ft home features natural stone flooring, marbled bathrooms, new appliances and furnishings. The home has a warm, comfortable, Florida lifestyle feel with the Atlantic ocean breezes adding to the tropical setting.

Dragon Boaters, Paddlers and are a short walk, bike ride or car ride from Oars & Paddles Park!! We have additional parking on the property that can accomodate boats and extra cars.

We are located in Indian Harbor Beach, less than a block from the beach, 3 blocks from Canova Dog Friendly Beach, 5 minutes from Gleason Park, Oars & Paddles Park, Mather's Bridge, about an hour from Orlando's Theme Parks, 40 minutes south of Port Canaveral, 50 minutes to Kennedy Space Center.

Shopping, fine and casual dining, entertainment and night life, movie theatres, historic downtown areas, nature preserves, dolphin watching, fishing, boating, sunrises, are a part of our local community.

The layout includes a separate 1 bedroom attached apartment equipped with a fully stocked second kitchen, living room, bath, separate entry and 350 sq ft private courtyard. The apartment allows a separate living space for those vacationers who want to share a vacation rental, but want some privacy. The gas and solar heated pool is accessible from the apartment courtyard.

The main part of the house is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath area with a fully stocked kitchen featuring an open and spacious floor plan.

Both main house and apartment open to a 1300 sq ft private interior courtyard with a beautiful sparkling blue, over sized and gas and solar heated pool. The shallow end has a three step walk out for ease of entry and exit from the pool. An outside shower with hot water is available.

The large pool courtyard is perfect for parties or events, weddings, or large gatherings. A natural gas BBQ is included. The gas firepit is great to sit poolside and have an evening cocktail under the stars.

We are Pet Friendly so don't leave yours at home! A fenced 1500 sq ft (50' x 30') grassy pet run allows your pets to have their own space to romp and play while you relax at the pool or at the beach! Fido's own vacation rental is included!

This home was completely gutted and remodeled in 2013 by the owner, a licensed contractor. The house was stripped to bare concrete walls and rebuilt. It is a very clean and highly energy efficient home with enhanced air filtration and allergen control systems to ensure excellent air quality. All systems are new, including plumbing, HVAC, insulation, windows, drywall walls and ceilings, flooring, bathrooms, kitchens and so on. Its like living in a new home with an emphasis on Florida tropical design. A tankless gas water heater was installed, so hot water is no problem for large groups!

Both kitchens come fully equipped, with a Washer/Dryer provided. The home has an open spacious floor plan making it wonderful for socializing and entertaining. The master bedroom and bath are spacious and comfortable.

Towels, linens and toiletries are provided. The beach is a short half block away for those walks on the beach, sunrises, or just having fun in the sun. Watch the sea Turtles come out at night to lay their eggs. This home is close to restaurants, nightlife, a movie theater, grocery stores, retail stores. The neighbors are very friendly and nice. This is a very quiet and relaxing neighborhood, but close to everything you need to make this an enjoyable vacation. There are many favorite restaurants nearby as well as nightlife and family entertainment. It is south of Cape Canaveral (for you ship cruisers) and the Kennedy Space Center, and provides a spectacular view of the rocket launches. Disney World and Universal Studios are just over an hour away. The Indian River separates this tropical paradise from the mainland and offers dolphin and manatee watchings, boating, jet skiing, kayaking, and many more water activities.

Security is a very important aspect to consider when comparing vacation rentals. Feeling safe and secure is paramount to being able to fully relax and enjoy yourself in vacation surroundings. A fully monitored security system by ADT is installed with each traveler receiving a unique door and alarm pin code prior to arrival. All door locks are high security locks with keys that are not copyable except by a licensed and registered locksmith.

Please come stay with us! Pahk the Cah, get out the suntan lotion, fire up the blender and BBQ and have a ball!! We will go the extra mile to ensure your Florida vacation is so much fun you'll want to sell the house up north and have the movers pack up the stuff and have it sent down!!

Cool Runnings!!! Peace be the Journey!

More Details

John Silvers
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, None
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About John Silvers

John Silvers has lived in the community since 1979, originally from Michigan. His career began in the Air Force, which brought him to the area. He has been a licensed general contractor here for 30 years. It is my goal to ensure that your stay is both enjoyable and unforgettable. I live close by, about 5 minutes away, so if there is a problem, I can be onsite quickly.

John Silvers purchased this house in 2011

Why John Silvers chose Melbourne

The home is comfortable and relaxing and you can take your morning coffee and walk to the beach for sunrises or for a few blocks to the Indian river for sunsets. You will enjoy the convenient location to just about everything. You will not need to go more than a mile or less for all your needs.

For all the Padddlers, Dragon Boaters and rowers, we are a short bike ride to Oars & Paddles Park. We are especially suited for large groups for sleeping and socialing in the large, open house plan, two living rooms and huge pool courtyard.

What makes this house unique

Offers a separate apartment with its own living room, kitchen, bedroom and bath and has a separate entrance from the main house. Perfect for multi families, friends, or In-laws!

Separate grassy dog run.

1300 sq ft private pool courtyard perfect for large gatherings such as weddings and special events.

Two driveways with enough space to park 10 cars.


Melbourne House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Rule 1 You must have a great time or be reported to the fun police! Rule 2 At least one morning sunrise walk is recommended per stay!
  • Rule 3 Florida withdrawal therapy counseling is offered at no extra charge!
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Apartment Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , extra large 42" wide x 60" soaker tub
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Private bath for Master Bedroom with marble seating
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Apartment bedroom - 1 queen , In attached apartment
    master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Kid's room - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Closest to Beach,bike to Oars & Paddles Park!, Heated Pool, 4 Bed, 3 Bath Home,
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews

Great House, Great Host, and Great Location! Highly Recommend!!

  • 5 of 5

First things first, John is an awesome host!!... I asked if it was possible to check in any earlier than the posted check in time and he totally accommodated me by having his cleaners clean the apartment side first so we could utilize that side while they cleaned the main portion of house. He also is excellent when it comes to communication, as we had an issue with the WiFi (That was totally our fault) that he responded to and resolved quickly! ... Second, I live in the same County and rented John's home so I could have a surprise party for my Granddaughter's birthday at a home that had a pool. (She was definitely surprised and I think she enjoyed that pool more than any of her gifts!)... The landscaping is very pretty and there is plenty of parking (Which came in handy trying to hide all of the vehicles from my granddaughter!)... The house (Both in and out) is clean and other than shampoo, it is completely stocked with EVERYTHING you could possibly need! (I unnecessarily brought a lot of stuff from home that I didn't even need!)... The house having 3 bathrooms meant no one standing in line or dancing outside the door waiting on someone to be done... Also, there was absolutely no issues with 3 people showering at the same time. (Water stayed hot and pressure was fine)... There were also more than enough bath/shower towels for all of us and even more pool/beach towels!... The pool (and all the pool toys) was clean and amazing, and I'm not sure if during waking hours it was ever empty!... A few of the adults really enjoyed the short walk to the beach to watch the sunrise and it definitely makes you think about wanting to live on beach side!... The gas barbecue was clean and worked great as was the gas fire-pit that we made S'mores on for the kids (And us big kids too!)... The house felt very safe and secure with the alarm system and was very comfortable... On the day of checkout I met his Fiance Cathy and she was just as pleasant and as kind as John and made me feel like more of a friend than a guest in their home... All in all, the house and the whole experience was awesome and we will definitely be back!!... Highly Recommend The Silvers Home!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kris, Thank you for your amazing review. It was great watching you pull off the surprise birthday party for your granddaughter. You created a wonderful memory for her and your entire family. Those memories are cherished for a lifetime. You guys worked your butts off! Eddie worked like a rented mule, hope he got some pool time. Hope you got a chance to relax as well. You both earn it. God Bless and thank you again for letting us be your host. Warm Regards, John & Cathy
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Apollo Beach

Perfect for our vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great location and all the comforts of home. Plenty of room for everyone and were able to enjoy the pool and beach nearby. Would go again for sure.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rehearsal Dinner

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived, we were immediately impressed with the home. It definitely exceeded our expectations. Beautifully decorated and great back yard and pool. We had 8 people stay for the week and hosted the Rehearsal Dinner for our son and his fiance. There were about 45 guests that attended and everything could not have gone better. People were able to spread out, mingle and swim with no problems.

John and Kathy met us the morning after we arrived and were very welcoming and informative about the house and pool - terrific couple.

We definitely would return and it was an outstanding value.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place for a large group. Close to beach with a pool.

  • 5 of 5

John was very nice and accommodating, he made sure we had everything we needed and gave good recommendations for places to go. The house is nice with enough space to house all 11 of our party (6 adults & 5 kids). The kids loved the pool and the beach. The beach is a short walk away, you just have to go across A1A which can be a little scary but if you wait (no longer than a few minutes for us) the lights seem to time up right and traffic subsides. The kids loved shelling and catching sand crabs on the beach. If you go to the right (south) from the park beware that there are rocks/coral in the water that are hard to see during high tide but that come out during low tide. We walked through the coral and were able to see some crabs and other marine life at low tide.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Florida Fun

  • 5 of 5

The house was a great centerpiece to a fun vacation. Plenty of space and everything worked. We spent time in the pool and John answered questions when we had them. We highly recommend this location for your trips to the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tamara for the very nice review! It was a pleasure having your family as my guest and look forward to seeing you in the future. Safe Travels! John
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Oconto Falls, Wisconsin

Greatest time ever!

  • 5 of 5

John's house more than met our expectations! So near the ocean for so much fun! The kids loved the pool in the yard! So much room for all of us. John was so helpful and generous. We had a fabulous experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ellen, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! That is great the house fit your needs and expectations. Thank you for being my guest and hope to see you and your family sometime in the future. Sincerely, John
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Melbourne International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Lou's Blues
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Spessard Holland
Nearest Train
61 Miles
Sanford, FL
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Branos Italian Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Millineum Beach Park
Car: recommended

Oars & Paddles Park is a short bike or car ride away. Paddlers and rowers will find that we are uniquely situated for access to the park.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Insurance $99
Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.