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FALL SALE * Florida Mid Century Mad Men Beach Pad

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Bright, Cheery Retro Fun House

This bright and cheery 2000 sq foot totally furnished Mid century Home is ready for Fun. The decor is 100% Mid Century down to the glasses and silverware! It's near the beach in a quiet Beach town on the East Coast of Florida. There is a queen size bed in the large master suite. In the 2 guest rooms there are queen size and a full size beds with an awesome Jack and Jill bath in between them. Also included in a queen size air mattress if more bedding is needed. It's big and loves families!

There is a fully loaded kitchen with vintage and modern appliances that all work. The kitchen has a large peninsula and looks over the family room with a large TV, full of CDs and some movies. There is a separate formal sunken living and dining room as well. Also, there are around 20 games in the shelving unit in the living room.

Included in the rental is the use of bikes, beach supplies and yard games. We have chairs, umbrellas, coolers, blankets and towels for the beach. There is an enclosed outdoor shower in the back yard as well as a bocce ball court. There is a hammock and patio furniture to enjoy the warm summer evenings.

There is also fishing gear, golf clubs and even a metal detector for beach combing.

Our Gnomad Pad is Your Gnomad Pad, We Welcome You!

More Details

Dawn Balzarano
Member since: 2018
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018

About Dawn Balzarano

We enjoy our home so much we want to share it with others! The house was built in 1964 and since it was mostly original we decided to go with the 1960s very modern decor style. We love it and we know you will as well. We travel and work many other places, so we have opened our home for others to enjoy!

Dawn Balzarano purchased this house in 2012

Why Dawn Balzarano chose Indialantic Heights

It is close to the beach and the inter-coastal waterway, and our home is in a quiet and safe neighborhood with great neighbors. You can walk or bike to the beach, the waterway, coffee, bars and a bunch of restaurants! It is a very fun, bright and cheery Mid Century Home that will just make you happy!

What makes this house unique

We have a lot of amenities for you to use while visiting our home. Everything for a day at the beach plus fishing gear, a metal detector and golf clubs even! For fun in the yard, there is a bocce ball court, Frisbees, and a croquet set! We also have books to read, Wifi, basic cable, a DVD player (with a few movies), a large amount of CDs to listen to, around 20 games to play. And we have an outdoor shower with hot and cold water!


Indialantic Heights House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Coasters: Use coaster for cups, glasses on any wood surface.
  • Children: We are kid Friendly. If you have little wee ones, please move items up away from them and please put them back from where you go them.
  • Our Home: Please treat Our Home As If It Is Yours. Thank you.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Jack and Jill Bathroom Between Guestrooms
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , outdoor shower , Bright Half Bath with an Outdoor shower Nearby
  • All Bright, Clean and very Mid Century
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Huge Master Bedroom with a Large Ensuite Full Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Large Guestroom with Jack & Jill Full Bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Cute Den-like Guestroom with Jack & Jill Bath
  • All cute and comfy, yet airy and light! All bedrooms have a closet with hangers and a desk for you to use during your stay. The Den Guestroom will have TV you can hook up to your own devices for movies and such.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
The Theme is Mid Century Fun whether it is a family or a couple or group of people...there is something for everyone at this very fun home!


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FALL SALE * Florida Mid Century Mad Men Beach Pad
average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

We came here as we had to evacuate from our home in Charleston during Hurricane Florence. Dawn was very accommodating and was easy to contact and communicate with as needed. It is a great location, a short bike ride (or walk) from the beach and some great restaurants. The house has everything you need and a great vintage style. Beautiful backyard and lots of games, and in a cute neighborhood to go for an evening stroll. THANK YOU for making our hurrication as enjoyable as possible!!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at the Gnomad Beach Pad and I am so glad your home is safe too.
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This is a great home. Lots of character and convenient to the Beach and River.

  • 5 of 5

In addition to a great home, the owner is terrific. She is very responsive and cares about each guest having a great experience. We would rent again with no hesitation.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! You Rock! I just want everyone to have fun and enjoy staying in our home!
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Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

Wonderful, delightful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We found Dawn's home a wonderful, delightful place to stay during our recent four-day trip to visit my wife's father and sister in the Melbourne area. It is beautifully and cleverly furnished throughout (furnishing it was clearly a labor of love!). It is quite spacious and comfortable. The kitchen has everything you need to prepare a good meal. Dawn was very forthcoming with helpful suggestions about things to do. She even emailed a sheet listing the best places to get good beer in the Melbourne area. The house is very conveniently located, not far from the beach, and close (just across the causeway) to Old Town Melbourne. All in all, an excellent place to stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome house! Great location.

  • 5 of 5

This house is great! Love the mid century modern theme! It’s very comfortable and easy. There are many original details that are very cool. We loved being able to walk to restaurants and for ice cream. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location and amenities were great!

  • 4 of 5

Great spot. House was a great set up.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We loved it! We had a wonderful experience from the get go. Dawn was extremely helpful with our reservation and went out of her way to add an extra day. She sent us info for the area well in advance so we could plan our trip and was SO thoughtful to give us a heads up about rocket launch taking place on the day of our arrival.

The house is wonderful and has so much character. We loved the unique style. It was like staying in a museum. We enjoyed going thru each room and taking in all of the details. It was clean and neat and very comfortable. It really felt like a home away from home. Our daughter thought the vibrating bed in the back bedroom was the best thing ever and she loved the sunken living room where she used the foyer as a stage for concerts. Our pre-teen son enjoyed the Mad Men guest room which has a desk and monitor that he hooked his Xbox up to and got to play some when we weren't making him do family stuff. We enjoyed the house so much we found ourselves coming back from the beach and excursions early just to enjoy it more. We cooked some wonderful meals in the kitchen, enjoyed watching movies in the family room, my wife and I enjoyed a candlelit dinner in the dining room with some delicious food we got from the Green Turtle Market, and we spent some quiet time reading and thumbing thru magazines in the formal living room. Most of all we loved the back yard and covered patio. We set up a table and enjoyed our coffee in the morning and most of our meals outside. We played croquet and bocce ball and had an epic water balloon battle. And my daughter had a blast playing with the water hose and her dolls. Who needs a pool or water park (sorry if we ran up the water bill a bit). And the outdoor shower was fantastic after the beach. With the foliage right next to it it felt like showering in the jungle. It really is a fantastic home if you know how to use it.

The town was equally as charming. The neighborhood is picturesque and filled with beautiful homes with lush landscaping. The streets are quiet with little traffic and many are freshly paved and perfect for riding bikes. Eat at the Around the World Cafe. The food is delicious and the owner plays the guitar and sings wonderfully. Also visit the Copperhead Tavern and sit on the back patio. The Green Turtle Market has amazing food if you just want to eat at home. I could go on and on about how this great property and town but I'm out of space. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The cutest guests ever! Thank you for really LIVING in the Gnomad Beach Pad. Makes my heart soar to see people really enjoying our home! Thank you! And come back whenever you like!
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles

Cute quiet beach town with a cafe the beach,

and restaurants, shopping and bars all within walking distance!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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