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Exquisite Mediterranean Style Heated pool Beach Home. Perfect Family Vacation

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxurious 4 bedroom home, heated pool, 100 feet to beach, no streets to cross

* Architect's delight. Immaculate. Spacious, open floor plan, new house, full of light.

* Large, heated pool surrounded by shading palm and fruit trees and beautiful vegetation wall. Outdoor dining, sitting and barbecue grill, two outdoor hot water showers. Poolside hammock and outdoor daybed.

* Entry courtyard with water fountain greets you and your visitors.

* Palm-enclosed natural gazebo, raised near entrance

* Beautiful garden with many exotic flowers and fruit bearing trees

* Great room with wood fireplace, perfect for romantic evenings or relaxing with family and friends. 3 Lazy chairs, kitchen island with bar stools, all in one great room.

* Master suite includes sitting and office areas, with own access to pool deck and to beach path and 'hiding lounge'

* Master bath is beautifully decorated with hand painted porcelain vessel sinks, marble, granite, and separate 2 person Jacuzzi and shower with glass enclosure.

* The common bath has double sinks and a sunken tub

* Formal dining room for eight can be opened to provide fresh air from the courtyard. Beautiful art and collection pieces. Fine china.

*Gourmet kitchen, state of the art appliances, granite counter tops with full splashes

* Yearly turtle nesting sites right on our beach.

* A golfer's paradise, with 15 beautiful golf courses within a 5-30 minute drive !

* The secluded beach and vast lagoon provide opportunities for surfing, snorkeling, boogie boarding, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, surf-casting, shelling and fantastic fishing! Catch Pompano, Whiting, Snook, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish and more right at our beach, with equipment provided! Boating excursions, deep sea fishing, nearby airboat rides, great cafe's, music and entertainment within a mile.

* Riverside Theater, Museum of Art, fine and family restaurants, shopping, tennis and golf, unique boutiques, nearby McGee Botanical Gardens, Mel Fisher Museum of the Treasure Coast, Navy Seal's Museum

* Private Beach - endless white sandy beaches- crystal blue waters

* Snorkeling for tropical and local fish within a mile

* Numerous golf courses in area - a golfer's paradise

* Beach and lagoon for observation of local and migrating birds, dolphin and manatees

* Famous Pelican Island

* Well known Jungle Trail for biking and nature hiking

* Watch Skydivers' events and Canaveral rocket launches

* Visit unique Bok Tower Gardens and so much more

Enjoy unparalleled privacy, tranquility and safety.

Bring only your clothes, as we provide just about anything else you may need: from spices in the kitchen to beach chairs and umbrellas, pool floats, body boards, ocean kayaks, games and kites, surf fishing equipment, stand up paddle board, ping pong table and bicycles. Watch sea turtles, fly a kite, stroll the beach at sunset, relax like never before.

Come, experience paradise!

Read our 43 reviews, every one of them 5 stars. No one has given us a review below 5 stars and we strive to keep it that way! It is our pride and joy to have this.

More Details

Property Manager
Maria Arroyave
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Maria Arroyave

I fell in love with Vero Beach in the 1990’s, when I brought my two young boys here from Fort Lauderdale to learn surfing. I liked Vero’s barrier island so much that I sold my medical practice and moved here. Now that the boys are grown up and on their own I love sharing the magic of my Surf Lane home with those who appreciate this very unique part of Florida as much as I.

My early years were spent in an American-staffed International school, followed by medical school, in Colombia. Though my parents were of modest means they managed to make sure all six of us were at least bilingual by graduation. After Residency in the Panama Canal Zone U.S. Army Hospital I completed my Pediatrics training in Orlando, then practiced Pediatrics for the better part of two decades in south Florida.

I take personal pride in hosting guests at Surf Lane, and enjoy doing everything I can to make their vacations memorably wonderful.

Maria Arroyave purchased this house in 2004

Why Maria Arroyave chose Florida Central East

Vero Beach’s barrier island, between the placid Indian River lagoon (inter coastal waterway) and miles of fine sandy beaches on the Atlantic ocean, is very unlike most other parts of Florida – little traffic most of the year, tasteful and carefully planned commercial development (two story limit except for two grandfathered 9 story buildings), tranquil neighborhoods, and almost no souvenir or t-shirt shops. The beach a hundred steps from my Surf Lane home is near a lifeguard station where more than two dozen bathers may only happen during Spring Break.

What makes this house unique

My Surf Lane vacation home is at the end of a cul-de-sac in a tranquil neighborhood, one home from the ocean. It is close enough to highway A1A to be convenient, but far enough to be quiet and peaceful. The location affords instant private beach access, yet is shielded from constant wind and sea spray, and rents at more economical rates than ocean front homes.

Amenities

Vero Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Double, hand-painted porcelain sink and cabinet
  • * The master bath is beautifully decorated with imported, hand painted porcelain vessel type sinks, marble, granite, and separate 2 person Jacuzzi. Also has shower with glass enclosure. * The common full bath contains two sinks and sunken tub * Two new outdoor showers with hot water, one of them enclosed for privacy, with tall tropical palms overhead. (Perfect for after-the-beach rinsing)
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Full size dresser and flat screen TV and upholstered benches
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , antique, hand carved beds, antique chest of drawers and lamp
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , large sitting area, sofa, library, desk, 2 person chaise
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , decorator desk and chair, decorator bench, opens to atrium
  • * The master suite includes sitting area with 2 person lounge chaise and an office area with desk and direct access to the pool area. . 3 of the 4 bedrooms are spacious enough to accommodate inflatable mattresses ( one full height automatic inflatable queen mattress provided if needed) or cots. You can also accommodate a rental crib. We provide Pack and Plays and child high chairs . Please note that additional guests over a total of 8, incur an additional $250 per person, per stay
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
heated pool - additional charge as per exact meter reading of gas used Saline swimming pool (low chlorine - gentle on hair and skin) The best kind of pool available. Beach buggy to take all your favorites to the beach Two outdoor, palm shaded, hot water showers , perfect for rinsing beach sand (one shower enclosed for privacy). Hammocks (poolside) for afternoon 'siestas' Ring toss game by pool

Reviews

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average rating of 4.915254 based on 59 reviews
5

Tropical paradise

  • 5 of 5

Maria,

We had a wonderful time spending the week in your beautiful home! There were 9'of us, my two adult daughters with their husbands, my son, my husband ,and also my two middle school aged daughters . There was plenty of room for all of us. We spent a lot of time around the pool and walked to the beach which was a few steps down the path .The beach towels, umbrella, chairs, accessories , everything we needed was there. Very quiet neighborhood. The beds were very comfortable. We prepared meals and found plenty of plates, utensils, and cookware. We also found several wonderful restaurants in the area. We drove to Disney and Universal a couple of days. We really had a perfect week! Any questions we had were promptly answered! Thanks for being so friendly and for making our YOLO trip so wonderful !

Sherri and Monte Hess

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada
5

The Best Vacation EVER!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent two weeks at this home this past summer. It was the most fun and relaxing vacaton we have ever had. The house is located in Vero Beach literally steps away from the beach. There are many nearby grocery stores, malls, outlet stores etc. The pictures shown on this website DO NOT do the house justice. This home is even more BEAUTIFUL in person. This house is stunning from the inside and out with a great pool, landscaping and beautiful art pieces--many painted by Maria's mom. The house was very clean, comfortable and well maintained. It was extremely comforting to know that the house is Category 4 hurricane proof! The owners, Bob and Maria are two of the nicest people we have ever met. They were extremely knowledgable and hospitable. It was a pleasure meeting them and some of their family members. Although there was plenty to do at the house (i.e. bikes, kayaks, boat trips etc.) there are so many near by activities you can do as well. Bob took us on a boat trip one day and the kids were able to fish and swim, they had the best time. We were also able to do many day trips such as Sea Word, Universal, Andretti thrill park etc. I would absolutely recommend this home to anyone who wants to have a fun and relaxing vacation! We hope to one day be able to stay at this home again. Thanks for the wonderful hospitality and the great memories!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ultimate in relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the property for a week with our family of 7 plus our two labs. The house was perfect in that it had plenty of room for us (often a difficult thing to find) as well as extended family that came over for dinner. Loved the private beach and the fact that the guarded beach is just a short walk. Having the pool also was perfect for the younger cousins to play in the evening. Our family loves adventure. Having the kayaks to take off the beach allowed our kids to fish and dive conveniently. The street is quite yet the location is close to shops and restaurants. Maria was an incredible host and did whatever it took to help us to have a very enjoyable vacation. One of the better rentals we have experienced.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A rare find in a beach rental

  • 4 of 5

My family of 10 had a wonderful time on Surf Lane . The beach , just a short walk , was wonderful and nearly deserted . We spent the days swimming in the ocean and the nights looking for nesting turtles , of which we saw many . The pool area was very nice with a veranda for shade and plenty of sunny areas . The house is comfortable with a great kitchen / living room where we could all gather . There are some very good restaurants , good supermarkets are close and Sebastion is a few miles North where you can find fish markets and quaint establishments. I would highly recommend this vacation home . CK

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach Haven, New Jersey
5

The Best House Ever!

  • 5 of 5

Just came back from a wonderful month in Maria's beautiful house

in lovely Vero Beach. The house is spacious, private & enjoyed by all.

The pool & backyard are the best..my 2 grandchildren didn't want their

week to end; would highly recommend this property. Walking to the beach everyday was great...1 house away. Maria, we enjoyed meeting

you & your husband; you were always available to answer questions. Lots to do in Vero Beach or, just sit by the pool. Thanks again for opening your beautiful home for people to rent. Annie was hooked on the beach walks, relaxing in the back yard & watching for the

squirrel. Enjoy your summer!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing home!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at many homes and this is easily the top of the list. The pictures do not do this house justice! Maria, if you ever sell this home let me know. I would love to retire here.

The description is accurate. The house is well appointed, the kitchen has everything you need, the furniture is very comfortable, and the location is about as good as it gets. You are 1 minute form the beach. We could hear the waves from the pool.

The pool area is great and very private. The pool is very large for a private home. The biggest we have seen. There is plenty of very comfortable seating, perfect lighting for nighttime and ceiling fans if you need a breeze.

There are 2 outdoor showers with one right next to the gate that leads to the beach. That one also has a spigot for just rinsing your feet which is extremely convenient if that is all you need to rinse off. Perfect after a relaxing stroll on the fantastic beach.

The beach is great. Private is a perfect description. Other than when people came out to watch the SpaceX launch, yes you can see them from this beach, we felt like we were on a deserted island. We could walk north for several miles and only see a handful of people. South you will hit the public beach but even that had maybe 2 dozen people and they were not your typical spring-breakers.

You are pretty close to town, maybe a 5 minute drive, and have easy access to the mainland. Vero Beach itself is great. Very quiet and has a great mix of everyday places to high end shops and restaurants. Even with it being prime time we rarely had to wait to get a table even last minute. We only missed out dining at one place and that is because we were a walk in and did not want to wait 30 minutes to sit on the patio.

We only had 2 issues with the home. The left side of the toaster was not working and there was 1 door that was not easy to close. Even so my kids did not have trouble using the door so I forgot to mention it. It was that minor.

Maria is a great host. Even while she was travelling internationally she responded immediately to my questions.

You really cannot ask for more. Excellent home, great pool area, 1 house from very private beach, close to town, easy access to the mainland, extremely responsive host, and at a very reasonable price for what you get.

Oh, and the construction site. We did not hear anything and you cannot see it from the house unless you walk out to the street.

We had a great relaxing vacation. Thanks Maria.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Orlando
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Vinez, Italian Grill,Cobalt, Costa d'Este, Bobbie'
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Many- Sandrige conveniently close, Bent Pine
Nearest Train
75 Miles
West Palm Beach
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Seaside Grill, Citron Bistro,Vinz, Boardwalk Cafe
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
at the house
Car: recommended

* South of 'John's Island' in prestigious Indian River Shores Community. Pristine private beach where you are often the only people on the beach.

*Golf paradise with 15 golf courses in the vicinity!

* Central to Spring training camps of Cardinals, Mets, Astros, Nationals and others at our Sports Village

* Turtle nesting sites right on our beach

Central and convenient to all the best Vero Beach has to offer.

* Several world class birding preserves a short drive's distance

* Private dolphin and manatee sighting boat trip or fishing boat trips available nearby.

* Within 1 and 1/2 miles of Vero Beach's downtown, unique shopping, fine restaurants, farmer's market, marina, world class fishing, museums, theatre, golf and tennis, antiquing, biking trails and wildlife national park, airboat rides and more.

* 3 blocks to CVS drugstore and 5 blocks to the Village Beach Market.

* 5 miles from Vero Beach Sports Village, national Little League training center.

*horseback riding on the beach only 15 minutes away

* Eighty miles from Orlando with all its attractions, including Magic Kingdom, Universal Studios, Aquatica, Animal Kingdom , Epcot Center, Kennedy Space Center.

* Sixty miles from West Palm Beach and West Palm Beach International airport.

Six miles south of the Disney Vero Beach Resort, on same beach.

Other Activities: Gourmet and family dining, unique shops and boutiques, golf and tennis, unusual museums (Mel Fisher's Treasure Museum, The Navy Seal's Museum), The Museum of Art, airboat rides, surf casting (fishing), sky diving, boating, shelling, sea glass collecting, outlet mall shopping, antiquing, bowling, polo, water sports (skiing, kite surfing and wind surfing), surfing, hot air ballooning. Within minutes, explore famous Pelican Island, bike The Jungle Trail, love McGee Botanical Gardens or share the excitement of a submarine ride at Harbour Branch Oceanographic Institute.

Nearby Disney parks, Swim with Dolphins, Universal Studios, Kennedy Space Center,

Dog Park with swimming available nearby

Golf: Over 15 spectacular private and public golf courses in the county - a golfer's paradise!

local street festivals every 2 weeks, music and art festivals, Fellsmere's famous Frog festival and more

Other activities guests enjoy:

Walt Disney World

Kennedy Space Center

Boating and River/Captained Ocean Fishing/ boat rentals

Surfing and Surf Schools, kite surfing lessons

Beaches

Local Shops

Marinas

Kayak the Scenic Waterways of Florida

Sebastian Inlet State Park

McKee Botanical Garden

Riverside Theatre

Vero Beach Museum of Art

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution

Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge

McLarty Treasure Museum

Mel Fisher Treasure Museum

Laura Riding Jackson Home

Manatee Observation and Education Center

45 minutes to romantic and historic Bok Tower Gardens

Easy rental of anything you may need

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Additional Guest Fee $35 per person per night
Pet Fee $250
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $250

Thanksgiving week, Easter week and 4th of July week : add $500
Weekly rental payments are made as $1,000 initial payment (plus website fee) and balance 60 days prior to arrival.
Monthly rentals are paid in 3 installments, divided into: initial payment, second payment of 50% of the balance and final payment of balance. Last payment to be completed 2 months prior to arrival.
Pool heating needs to be requested prior to arrival and is charged separately, at cost, as per exact meter reading of gas used


An additional damage security deposit of $250 is required which is separate from the vacation rental security deposit.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.