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Pets Welcome, Across from the beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Cozy, quiet, newly remodeled home with a private backyard for relaxing in the hammock while you listen to the sound of the ocean. We are across the street from the ocean and have private beach access with a two-story tiki hut for shade or watching dolphins from an elevated view.

The backyard is fully fenced for pets. We also have pet towels, beds, bowls, toys and crates, to welcome the furry members of your family.

One mile down the road is a livelier beach with restaurants, surf rentals and music. Dogs are allowed on one end of this beach and surfers are on the far end of this beach. Walton Rocks is a more secluded dog beach and off-leash beach which offers scooper bags, water and restrooms.

The river snuggles up to the other side of Beach Club Colony where there is a boat ramp for guests and residents. Lower in your boat or kayak (rentals available on the island). Explore the river while you watch native birds, turtles and small animals as you glide along the waterway.

The home is fully furnished with linens, pillows, cookware, reading material, as well as internet, games, cable TV and DVD movies.

Bike along the nature preserves that dot the island and watch the fiddler crabs scurry.

For handicapped vacationers: Shower and toilet chairs available on request

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More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Jan

My husband and I love the beach and enjoy owning this home. We like to stay here and wake up 'at the beach'. Although we're only 30 minutes away, it's a different feeling to wake up at the ocean than to commute here. It gives us that 'island feeling' when we stay here and relax. It's also nice to walk the dog at night and just pop across the street and be with the waves and the moonlight on the ocean. sigh.

We do animal rescue and love to bring our dog here along with the foster dogs. We let everyone run their feet off, playing with the waves and enjoying the dog beaches. It's so laid back for them and us to swim in the water, bake in the sun and then lay out in the backyard while we BBQ on the grill. We love our days here!!!

Jan purchased this house in 2005

Why Jan chose Hutchinson Island (N & S)

We love to vacation with our dogs and don't like being separated from them when we go on "non-pet" vacations. Sometimes, I have to accost strangers on the street to pet their dog and get my "fur-fix". We thought perhaps others would like to bring ALL family members on vacation, so created this pet-friendly environment for them.

What makes this house unique

Bringing your pet on vacation!! Smelling the salt air and hearing the waves even while relaxing in the backyard.


Beach Club Colony House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Comfy, new Serta mattress and box spring.,Queen Beds(1) Double bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • limited accessibility
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Private beach access and tiki hut across the street from unit. Beach chairs and umbrella provided. Shower chair/bench and toilet chair available on request. Pet beds, food bowls and toys supplied.


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Pets Welcome, Across from the beach
average rating of 4.7213116 based on 61 reviews

A great house for the whole family, including the pets!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just spent a week at this wonderful home. What you get is exactly what you see in the pictures and details. The back yard is perfect for the furry friends. Our dog could have stayed out there all day chasing lizards. The beach is a very short walk across the street and we often walked our pup to the beach at sunrise or sunset for a nice stroll by the ocean. When we wanted to spend a full day at the beach, we loaded the car full of chairs, umbrellas, coolers, the kite, etc (all provided at the house) and it was so nice to be able to park in a secured area right on the beach. The house is situated in such an ideal location. The neighborhood is quiet, and the beach itself was not at all crowded. When we did want a change of scenery, we took a quick 15 minute drive down to bathtub beach and a 25 minute drive over to the livelier Fort Pierce area. Jan was so helpful and sweet. The only negative thing I have to say (and at no fault of Jan) is the pesky noseeums. However, if you're familiar with southern FL, then you should already be aware of these annoying flies. Bring bug spray! Overall I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lauren for the wonderful words! It sounds like you made the rounds of all the sights and different beaches. We hope to see you again. Warmly, Jan
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Perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

This house and it's location was perfect for our family. We wanted to be able to bring everyone to Florida to celebrate our grandson's 2nd birthday and it was everything we needed. My Mom is handicapped and she was able to get around the house and in and out easily and the fenced in backyard was perfect for our dogs. We were very comfortable with 4 generations and pets! Thanks so much for a great stay- we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad that you had such a great time. Getting four generations together and celebrating your grandson's birthday sounds so special and we were grateful to host such a happy occasion.
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great place!

  • 5 of 5

this was a spacious duplex that was clean and comfortable, especially for one that allows pets. the fenced in back yard was perfect for the dogs and a nice space for the kids to run around. we also noticed the sliding glass door was not locking and they were there that day to fix it. It had everything we needed. We would def stay again :)

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. We're so glad that everyone was happy and comfortable and that our part of your vacation got kudos!!
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Lovely dog friendly home away from home

  • 5 of 5

House had all the amenities including a large fenced backyard. Jan was so accomodating and a sweetheart. We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hooray! So glad you are happy!
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Second time just as great as the first!

  • 5 of 5

We just love this place it is clean & maintained well. We had 8 people here visiting off and on throughout our stay and they all loved coming here again. Jan communicates your every need with her email before you check in. She has provided everything from all the kitchen amenities to the beach chairs, umbrella, towels for us & your furry babies, dog beds, toys, treats. The beach is right across the street and you are so, conveniently near shops to eat at and pick up a souvenir and a Cumberland Farms store along with a publix down the road. I never get tired of being here!! The beach is amazing and once again we got tons of beautiful shells to display for our memories of being here. Till next time... thank you again Jan!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for enjoying the home so much that you stayed with us again! That is such a compliment and we also appreciate the great review! Jan
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Great Location, Feels like a 2nd home

  • 5 of 5

We definitely will be booking this house again. It was so nice to have our Coco Puff with us during our vacation. This house has a great floor plan, comfortable beds, lots of extra beach towels for humans and pets, and owner left a book of information about the house/island out on the table.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relax on the beach, pick up seashells, enjoy visiting the Sea Turtle House of Refuge, Oceanographic or Manatee Museum and Preservation site. Elliot Museum (antique cars) is on the southern part of the island. Wildlife walkways and nature preserves are on the island, as well.

'Jammin' Jensen' festival every Thursday night with music, boutiques and street food.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.