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The Perfect Beachside Getaway

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 25 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Exclusive Summerplace community.

Contact me for monthly rates

On the ocean side Just over the Orchid Island Bridge



IN SEASON RATES Jan-May $5250 per month

ALL RATES FOR PARTIES OF 4 OR LESS. Pets considered at additional charge.

NO LARGE GROUPS.. This is not a party house.


Looking for an idyllic hide-away... Vacation in a house, nestled within an exclusive neighborhood community, called Summerplace (formerly an artists' community). It is surrounded by live oaks and palm trees. Short 200ft walk to private oceanfront via a private beach-access-lane.

Across from Summerplace lies Disney's Vero Beach Resort for a fine dining/lunch experience. Nearby you can also enjoy the Jungle Path Nature Trail, and other nature preserves.

This house is fully furnished, with all amenities, turn-key operation. If you are a fisherman, you can fish in the Indian River along the Wabasso causeway (SR510) and boat landing state park (picnic area). There are several nice public golf courses nearby.

Listen to the ocean while sipping your Chilled Chardonnay while sitting on the front porch or laying on your pillow top King size bed on the oceanside of the house.

Completely redone three bedroom, two bath beach cottage,

Complementary telephone and computer. With High speed internet (wireless for your laptop)


Beautifully tiled throughout, new kitchen, renovated baths.

Three houses (200 feet) from beautiful private ocean beach.

East of A1A. A short 1/4 mile from Disney.

Short drive to dining, fishing, boating, dolphins, manatees.

Housekeeping available for additional fees (for extended stays)

Perfect for the winter (or summer) getaway.

Please visit contact me for more photos if link below does not work

Keywords: House,beachside,disney

More Details

Lee DiGiovanna
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2018

Why Lee DiGiovanna chose Summerplace

We had been visiting our family in Summerplace for some time. This little cottage came up for sale, but needed a ton of work. So we offered, they accepted. Here we are. After a 3 wk intensive makeover we now have the 'cutest' 'most perfect' ' most affordable' beach cottage in the neighborhood. Easy to maintain, Tiled throughout,enough room for the whole family..

I fall asleep on the big red couch most nites..SO COMFY!!!!Just replace the little tv with a BIG TV.

What makes this house unique

We made it perfect for Me, My Wife and our 2 in and out kids.

2 Living Areas, one for reading, one for watching TV.

With all the windows open and the 5 ceiling fans spinning the feeling is great.AHHHHHH

The Kitchen is a great area for hanging

But to be honest, the only time we are in the house is breakfast,and bedtime.. most times we are on the beach or down by the river watching the manatee and dolphins.

The Stainless BBQ is perfect for every kind of cooking.


You'll never shower indoors again. Coffee in the morning watching the sunrise. Cool breezes with our cocktails in the evening...

Then we walk the trails on the cooler days. For those of us from the north the water is never cooler than our warmest months (75 degrees). Then in the summer the water goes up to air temp. so there is never a chill. June-Sept. the turtles lay their eggs on our beach..dozens of mini turtles are all over the place

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Lee,

We had a great stay, found everything at your house exactly as presented and in good shape. We really enjoyed the Summerplace neighborhood and easy access to our favorite stops in Vero and Sebastian. We are in Mexico now and will return to U.S. in March. I will talk with you about next year when I return.
Dec 2016
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Summerplace House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • TWO King size beds (2), TWO Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • surfing
3 houses from private ocean beach. Outdoor shower.. House completely redone, everything is near new.


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The Perfect Beachside Getaway
average rating of 4.866667 based on 21 reviews

Lovely beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely beach cottage for a week while our kids played baseball at Dodger-town. The house is exactly as described on VRBO. It is literally steps to a beautiful private beach. Very quiet neighborhood. The kitchen is fully furnished, but we mostly used the BBQ. Lee and Denise were very attentive to all our questions, and made us feel like it was our own home for the short time we were there. Very comfortable for a family of 4.Hope we get scheduled at Dodger town again so we can revisit.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Better late than never. :) Thanks for the compliments. It was a pleasure having you and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay.
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Vero Beach House

  • 5 of 5

Stayed 3 nights June 9th to 12th, 2016. We were travelling for a wedding. Very clean, plenty of room for the five adults in our party. Everyone loved the outdoor shower!! Literally 100 ft from the beach on a private road off A1A. All the amenities we needed were there, including beach chairs and towels. Washer and dryer came in very handy too. Lots of restaurants, shopping a short drive down A1A.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The beach cottage is nicely appointed, clean and well situated a few houses from the beach. We enjoyed the quiet of the Summer Place neighborhood. The people we met on walks were friendly. Our goal was to have some quiet time and we had success. We very much enjoyed the house and Vero Beach.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A nice beach house steps from the ocean

  • 4 of 5

If you're looking for a beach house just steps away from the ocean, then this is your place.

The house has 2 comfortable king beds and an up to date kitchen along with a comfortable family room for relaxing & watching TV. The bathrooms are small & could use updating . The area is quiet, away from it all and you can hear the sound of the waves. The owner was responsive and easy to deal with.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and Spacious

  • 4 of 5

Pros: ----- spacious, clean

----- quiet

----- close to several beaches

----- well equipped kitchen

----- extra perks: outside shower, tons of towels for beach and baths, gas grill, beach chairs.

----- responsive owner

----- landline phone service

Cons: ----- mildew smell in master bedroom and kitchen

----- ant infestation

----- minimal cell phone coverage

----- access to the "private" beach difficult for seniors and those with disabilities

------ box springs wrong size for mattress

------ sporadic wifi coverage

After a rocky first 2 days, the owner quickly attended to any problems so that the rest (12 more days) of our stay was enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sincere thanks to Sherry and Dennis for their patience upon their arrival due to the several unforeseen issues. I always try to anticipate any potential problems to ensure that every day of my guests stay is enjoyable, but unfortunately the poor weather worked against them in the beginning of their stay. Their stay was preceded by a week of torrential rain, plus it rained the first few days of their stay. This did several things. It caused the smell of mildew (in and out of the house) and it forced ants (which are a part of Florida’s make up) to dry areas. Once the rains stopped , the sun shined (which is most of the time),and everything dried up, any mildew smell dissipated in a few days. The house is regularly treated for pests, and when I was notified of the problem, immediately treated again. There are 2 accesses points to the beach in our neighborhood. The Main one is a few feet from the house. The problem they experienced has never posed an issue. Had I known of their problem, I would have recommended the access just down the street that has a wooden ramp down to the ocean. I have added this info to the guest info sheet. This again is a factor of the poor weather. The sands come and go depending upon the sea. The week of horrific rains prior to their arrival brought huge seas and erosion. It takes a few weeks for sands to be replenished, but the images on the website are currently an accurate picture of our beach via the closest access.. We replaced the top mattress with a larger memory foam mattress, so the mattress itself is a little larger than the box. It does not affect the extreme comfort of the mattress. Wifi was an early issue due to our older security settings, and their newer computer. Once corrected (Less than 24hrs later) any connectivity issues were resolved. Cell phone reception is spotty on the beach, a land line phone has always been provided.
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A nice retreat by the beach

  • 5 of 5

Such a needed getaway! My sister and I needed a break from work so we took a trip down. We wanted somewhere quiet, near the beach and this place really hit the spot. Every morning we drove a few minutes away to this tropical veggie farm stand amongst the palm trees to get our provisions. We spent a lot of time on the beach but took a few trips outside of the house to explore the area. Downtown vero has this amazing pattisere with French breads and the almond crossaints oh my! There is a good health food store there too for supplements shampoos and natural sun lotions. We ate at the beach one day at a restaurant on the beach. The owners of the house do a good job of keeping you informed of going ons in this big book in the house. There's also a cute little village in Sebastian with a painting art/wine bar. Also a great masseuse there that we saw a few times while we were there. Super inexpensive compared to where we are from. We spent a lot of time on the beach though. The beach is two houses away! And it isn't too busy. If you want more action you can walk down to disney beach resort. (They picked the same beach for a reason it's beautiful) If you stay here get your walks in every day on the soft white sand. The water is clean and lovely. I know there is another beach driving distance where the surfing is very good. There were a few surfers way down the beqchh but none by where the entrance is for the community we were staying at. Very refreshing. It's nice to be able to walk back to the house for lunch and right back to the beach when you're ready. The house is adorable it is painted with bright colors outside. We sat on the porch a few mornings to have our breakfast tea. The house is decorated nicely on the inside. It was spotless when we got there. The kitchen is fully stocked with whatever you need to provide for yourself. Lots of towels and beach chairs. The couch is very comfy and a big TV good for watching once the sun goes down. There was a lot of space so I could see a family getting on well here 4 beds two of which were very big and comfy. Good access to laundry so you don't have to overpack when you come. I wish I could move there permanently!!! The owners are really nice. I've stayed at places before where the owners don't help much while you're there but lee was available immediately for any questions about how things worked and where things were. We will surely be coming back again next year and hopefully many years to come! Thankyou!!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Amanda..I'm very happy you had a good time. It was a pleasure having you.. Please come again.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $190
cleaning $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change. Please contact owner for exact rates and availability..
Damage security ranges from $750-1500 depending upon length of stay,pets and # of guests

Damage security ranges from $750-1500 depending upon length of stay,pets and # of guests

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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