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Cozy Beach Apartments - 1 bedroom/ 1 bath with Private Garden

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Beautifully and cozy 1/1 apartment steps away from quiet, private beach

The Desoto Beach House is a beach oasis on Hollywood Beach, nestled between the beach and inter coastal waterways and two state parks.

* Spacious 1 bedroom, 1 Bath Key West chic apartments. Fully equipped kitchen, living room with pull out full size sofa and separate bedroom with Queen size bed.

* The property includes a beautiful private garden of Florida native greenery full of fluttering butterflies and birds.

* An authentic Chickee Hut and water fountain for hammock time or hanging out.

* A grill and lounge chairs for you to relax in the sun and hear the near by sounds of the pelicans and the ocean.

* It is a beautiful property with lots of attention to detail and care. We strive to maintain low chemical clean living.

* The private beach 50 steps away with Lifeguard offers swimming, snorkeling, shelling, surf fishing, spectacular sunrises and long romantic walks.

* Conveniently located on the beach bike path that leads you to state parks, broad walk and piers.

* Weekly or Monthly rentals available.

* 15-minute car ride to downtown Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale Beach or FLL International Airport

* The Desoto Beach House makes it easy to enjoy all South Florida has to offer.

More Details

Brian and Aleyda Novotny
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, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Brian and Aleyda Novotny

My amazing husband, friend and dream chaser told me a long time ago, when we were dating specifically, that he wanted to own a beach property he can share with his family and friends. It was a nice dream to have.

At the time, I did not know how outlandish this dream was. The hopeless romantic that I am said we will have it, you will see.

Hollywood beach is were we first lived when we got married 17 years ago. It was at this beach that we promised to love each other and work hard to support each others paths. It was also at this beach were we have made friends that have become family.

Our life has been a dynamic adventure with ups and downs and sometimes side ways to side ways. Due to the economy and career we have had to work and play in NYC. But our hearts has always been in Hollywood beach. Every chance we get we go back and reconnect with our beloved family and friends.

This past year on one of our visits a dear mentor and friends asked us if we would be interested in purchasing an inn.

Not knowing much details but with a deep knowing that an opportunity has arrived we said YES! Much prayer and hard work allowed for us to acquire this beautiful oasis.

And just like that the dream of many years ago came threw.

We want to share this beautiful sanctuary of a property with you. Please enjoy it! Create joyful memories and as you walk the grounds as well and the beach KNOW that dreams do come true. It has happen for us and it can happen for you.

Welcome to our home,


Aleyda & Brian & Brayden Novotny

Brian and Aleyda Novotny purchased this apartment in 2017


North Beach Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Cozy Beach Apartments - 1 bedroom/ 1 bath with Private Garden
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean, this vacation rental was perfect for a girls weekend .

  • 5 of 5

Wow! This apartment was just perfect for my family. We rented this apartment to celebrate my mother's 90th birthday.The first floor apartment had just a few stops so it was easy for my mom to walk out onto the veranda, and sit in a comfy chair to look out at the garden. The beach was less than a block away, so my two daughters could get started swimming and sunning if we had a little bit of cleaning up to do . If it was kayaking we wanted, we could bike to a local national Park. If you wanted a little bit of action-packed sightseeing, all we had to do was bike ride south to Hollywood Beach. Best of all the owner's father lives right on the property and he was available for any questions. The owner's mother lived nearby also, so she helped us settle in. We are already planning to visit again soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aimee, Thank you for staying with us. You and your family were lovley and an honor to celebrate your mother's grand 90th mile stone. We hope to have you back. Warmly, Aleyda and Brian Novotny Cecy and Michael
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Very positive experience.

  • 4 of 5

Our stay was very nice. It was quiet, very close to beach. Management was much better than most in making you feel welcome and at home. I would definitely stay there again. Mark

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was very pleasant and just as advertised.

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay! Wonderful location, friendly, homey environments. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Truly cozy apt only steps to beautiful and quiet Dania beach!

  • 5 of 5

Had a terrific week at this property, easy drive to Miami, all major highways, FLL airport. Best days were spent at the beach half a block away. Real mid-century charm. Clean and perfectly appointed. Aleyda was a helpful and considerate host.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A quiet gem!

  • 5 of 5

I wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay at the lovely Desoto House. Such a quiet gem tucked away but still completely accesible to other parts of Hollywood Beach, and so close to Ft. Lauderdale!! We look forward to our next visit!

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great apartment, great location

  • 5 of 5

I have only good things to say about the Desoto Beach House. The apartment is clean and well equipped. The management are accommodating and friendly. The location is fantastic! The beach is a few steps away. It's not at all crowded. To the north is nearly three miles of beach that is almost completely deserted adjoining a large park. To the south is the Hollywood Broadwalk with all of its hubbub. So if you want tranquility, you got it... if you want hubbub, you got it. I'd give it more than 5 stars if I could.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

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.

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