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Family Friendly Direct Oceanfront 3BR/3BA 2nd Flr. Corner Unit

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,786 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Located on the quiet, non-driving side of beautiful New Smyrna Beach, this renovated, NON-SMOKING and NO PETS, 3 bedroom, 3 bath, completely furnished, true direct- oceanfront (25 feet from the beach with 100% unobstructed views), 2nd floor, corner condo unit offers the peace and tranquility associated with being directly on the ocean.

THIS UNIT IS VERY CHILD FRIENDLY (toys, games, books, DVD's, dolls, pack n' play crib, baby monitors, high chair and much more). Our property is also very close to a park with a children's playground where you can see manatees swimming by in the intercoastal waterway. Our family has owned this condo since 2003.

We invite you to read more about our special beach condo by reading the online guest reviews. One warning however, after 11 years of owning this property we have had two guests that posted guest reviews that were mean spirited and unfortunately not factually accurate. The last guest posted theirs almost 1 year from when they stayed and included lies about our home. They never once contacted us during or after their stay to allow us to correct any problem they were having. If you decide to stay in our home and have ANY issues while you are there please call us or our property management company and we will take care of whatever issue you are having. Our goal is having all of our guest being 100% happy with our home and helping create a long lasting wonderful memory for families.

Details on our condo:

KITCHEN

A spacious kitchen with a full selection of large and small appliances, kitchen utensils, pots and pans, dishes and glassware. There are also 3 bar stools so you can enjoy informal meals on the extended kitchen counter. Plus the fantastic views of the beach from the many windows will make meal preparations a delight.

LIVING ROOM

The spacious living room has fantastic unobstructed views of the beach and ocean (which are only 25 feet from our balcony). There is a very comfortable new couch and loveseat and a wicker Pottery Barn chair and footstool and all new carpeting. You have easy access to the direct oceanfront balcony where there are chairs (and a table) for dining or reading. Plus we also offer a new wall-mounted 50' LCD smart TV in the living room, with a DVD Player offering Free Netflix access to over 20,000 movies. The best part however is one we had nothing to do with - the incredible views of the beach and ocean (you will often see manatees swimming nearby along with pelicans looking for a quick meal).

MASTER BEDROOM

Our master bedroom has a large king size bed (new comfortable mattress Feb 2018), private full bath, large closet, access to direct oceanfront balcony and 32' LCD flat screen TV with easy access to both Netflix and HuluPlus at the touch of a button. The views from the master bedroom are outstanding with direct unobstructed views of the beach and ocean.

SECOND & THIRD BEDROOMS

The second and third bedrooms each have two twin beds (all new mattresses Feb 2018) and full bathrooms. A pack n' play crib is also available for our guests. There is also a top-of-the-line Aerobed self-inflating air mattress (very comfortable) along with a floor mattress. Each room has flat screen TV's with one having a new 32' smart TV with free access to both Netflix and HuluPlus available. The linens and bed spreads are all newly purchased for our guests to enjoy. In the third bedroom there is a collection of sporting equipment (for our guests to enjoy), plus many children’s books and toys. In the second bedroom the closet has puzzles and games along with baby monitors, and bed side rails for each of the twin beds.

BATHROOMS

Our condo is one only a handful on the beach that has 3 full bathrooms. The master bedroom bath has walk-in shower. The second bedroom bath has a shower/tub and can be accessed from the second bedroom as well as the hallway. The third bedroom has a private shower/tub.

THROUGHOUT

Crown molding and 5 1/4 inch baseboards throughout. Six panel doors with upgraded hardware. Up-to-date knock down texture on the ceiling and walls (you should see what it looked like before – and other similar units still have the old popcorn texture because it is so difficult to remove). Total living area is a spacious 1786 square feet.

VIEWS

This special Condo with east and south exposures offers completely unobstructed views of the ocean from the living room, dining area, kitchen, master bedroom and covered beautifully private balcony. An abundance of windows and sliding glass doors brings in natural light that brightens all rooms. Note, all new top-of-the-line windows and sliding glass door will be installed in April 2018.

LOCATION

The second floor location is the perfect elevation to enjoy views of the ocean, surf and beach while seated in the living room, making a feast in the kitchen, having dinner in the dining area, lounging in the master bedroom or just relaxing on the porch. Access is also convenient by elevator, or one quick flight of stairs. The beach is literally 25 feet from our condo. You can talk with people at the beach while on the balcony. There is a manicured lawn between the condo and the soft sands of the beach.

ADDITIONAL ACCESSORIES

Guests also have access to tennis rackets, kites, basketball, toys for the kids, puzzles and games for all ages, a collection of books, videos, DVD's, CD's and cassette tapes, beach toys, boogie boards, skim board, pool inflatables, beach umbrellas, beach chairs and beach buggy to easily transport all items to the beach.

TOP FLOOR RECREATION ROOM ACCESS

All of our renters have access to the property's 12th floor penthouse recreation lounge which provides an area for special gatherings and recreation complete with kitchen facilities, 2 billiards tables, card tables, collection of books and puzzles. The roof deck opens to panoramic views of the beach and the river and is an excellent place to enjoy spectacular sunrises and space shuttle launches.

CLEANING

Our condo is professionally cleaned after the departure of each guest. We also do a full deep cleaning every 6 months. We have a Dyson vacuum cleaner which is the highest rated vacuum on the market.

NEW ADDITIONS

The condominium offers a new entry gate system shortly making this one of only a few facilities in New Smyrna Beach with restricted gated access. In addition, high speed wireless internet access is now available for all renters so you can stay connected to the world while listening to the soothing sounds of the ocean waves.

Enjoy the many activities that come with being on 14 miles of the finest sandy beach. Be warned once you stay here you'll want to come back again and again and again. We recommend that you call today to reserve your space as our condo books up very quickly. And, if you have never been to New Smyrna Beach in the Fall and Winter find out for yourself why the locals feel it is the best kept secret in town - New Smyrna Beach in the Fall and Winter is one of the best times to visit. No crowds, outstanding weather, lower prices and close to a private beach all to yourself.

OWNERS

Our family lives in nearby Winter Park, Florida and has owned this lovely condo for over 15 years. We also own two homes in beautiful Deer Valley Resort (Park City, Utah). You can view them on VRBO – listing 55322 and 68593. We love to share our vacation properties with other families. Our goal is to help create happy memories for our guests. During the 15 years we have owned vacation properties (3 in New Smyrna Beach and 3 in Deer Valley, Utah at one point) we have received so many wonderful comments from our guests. Every year this condo is reserved for over 30 weeks by guests from all over the country. Truthfully over the years there have been times where things were not perfect – a child may have had an accident in the pool so the pool needs to be shut down until the pool company can clean it appropriately. Sometimes there has been a leaky toilet in one of the units above our condo so that needs to be repaired before our ceiling is repaired. Sometimes the professional cleaning crew that is hired by our property management company has missed something. As with homeownership things will happen but what is most important is what happens when things are not perfect. We always try to make guests happy. If there is a problem it will be addressed. All we ask is for our guests to communicate with us and our property management company in New Smyrna Beach and the onsite property manager and the issue will be taken care of. We will do whatever it takes to have happy guests.

We hope you too can enjoy our beautiful beach condo. CHECK OUT OR NEW VACATION PROPERTY WEBSITE - HeringVacationProperties Dot Com Happy Vacationing!

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More Details

Owner
Martin Hering
Member since: 2002
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Martin Hering

Our family lives nearby in Winter Park, Florida and we love staying in our beach condo as much as possible. With our children in school and involved in many activities we usually have to enjoy the property vicariously through our guests who often send us emails and photos telling us how much they have enjoyed their stay at our special beach home.

Martin Hering purchased this condo in 2003

Why Martin Hering chose New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach is the beach where families from Central Florida (Orlando) have been going to for many years. There are many other choices for beaches in the area (Cocoa Beach, Titusville, Daytona Beach, Melbourne, Ponce Inlet, and others) but New Smyrna Beach is the number one choice amongst locals here in Orlando. Why? It is very family friendly, easy access to Orlando (1 hour drive), and has a beautiful 14 mile pristine beach. The easy drive to Orlando allows guests to enjoy Disney, Sea World, Universal Studios and other fun attractions that Orlando offers.

What makes this condo unique

The Southwind condo is one of the few properties that are gated which makes our beach area much more private. Our condo is the only one on the beach that has a manicured lawn between the property and the beach making it very much like a private home. Our property is located on the southern end of the beach which does not allow cars to drive on the beach (the north side does allow cars to drive on the beach). With our unit being on the second floor corner unit you have incredible views of the beach and ocean. Our unit has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths which is great for our family. Most 3 bedroom units on the beach only have 2 baths. There is a huge difference between our condo and most others. We bought this property with the goal to make it the most guest friendly one on the beach. We love having families with children enjoy our condo and have added many amenities for children that very few other properties have (baby monitors, side rails for beds, many many toys, games, books, DVD's, and more. Check out our guest comments and see what other families have said that have stayed in our condo and we hope to share our unit with you too.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful first time visit to New Smyrna! The condo was beautiful and had a great view of the ocean. We have no complaints and cannot wait to come back soon! Our family was very pleased and we created memories that will last a lifetime!
May 2008
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Amenities

New Smyrna Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1786 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bedroom private bath with shower and tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second Bedroom bath with entry to room and also hallway
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Third Bedroom Private Bath with Tub/Shower
  • Showers in all bathrooms with tubs in 2 bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom with beautiful direct oceanfront views
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Second Bedroom with 2 Twin Beds
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Third Bedroom with 2 Twin Beds
    Other - 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Aerobed Air Mattress, Pack N' Play Crib & Floor Mattress
  • King size beds (1) Comfortable King Bed in master bedroom with all new bedspreads (May 2016)., Twin or Single Beds (4) We offer a total of 4 twin beds - two in 2nd bedroom and two in 3rd bedroom. There are side rails available in each bedroom for small children. We just added new bed spreads for all the beds., Baby Cribs (1) We have a nice pack n' play crib for families with children to use. We also have a complimentary Aerobed air mattress which is self inflating and self deflating. Very comfortable.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Access to 12th floor Recreation Room which has 2 pool tables, lounge, card tables, kitchen and a deck with outstanding views of the beach (excellent for watching Space Shuttle Launches at nearby Kennedy Space Center), 32' LCD Flat Screen TV, Cable TV in every room, Wireless High Speed Internet Access, DVD/CD Player, New Refrigerator, New AC System, Complete Selection of Small and Large Appliances including Ice Cream Maker, Crock Pot, Blender, Cook Books, Washer & Dryer, Iron, Ironing Board, Large Community Pool, Children Toy's and Games, Library of Books (wide assortment), CDs, DVDs, Casettes and Videos, Local Restaurant Menu Folder, NO SMOKING and NO PETS

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Family Friendly Direct Oceanfront 3BR/3BA 2nd Flr. Corner Unit
average rating of 4.574468 based on 106 reviews
Orlando, Florida
5

We Love this Beach Condo - our favorite on New Smyrna Beach!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our Second Stay at your beautiful, ocean front condo on New Smyrna Beach. We have been going to New Smyrna for the past 20 years and this is by far our favorite condominium, in our favorite complex. It is large, open, sunny and beautifully decorated and fully equipped with everything you would need for a perfect vacation! The views are incredible and the owners were extremely helpful! We will be back next year and would recommend this unit to anyone! Minutes away from many great restaurants or eat in the large, kitchen that has everything you need to make wonderful meals and memories. Perfect for families with young children, teenagers, friends or a girls week!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2012
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We greatly appreciate the many repeat guests that continue to come back each year. As a result we are proud to have the highest occupancy property on the beach. This allows us to continue to add more and more amenities to our home. And, we always invite suggestions from our guests on what we can do to make it even more perfect.
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Nashville, TN
5

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

New Smyrna Beach has been the destination of our family beach vacation for the past 27 years. This condo (and the Southwind) is the best yet. I cannot say enough good things about our visit there. Immaculate, spacious, tastefully decorated (but uncluttered), comfortable, wonderful view, owners and managers helpful, friendly and courteous. The owners have made every effort to see that their guests have everything needed for a pleasant stay. This uncrowded part of the beach is a little bit of paradise. Staying here was part of a memorable experience for our family.

The Gatlins

Nashville, TN

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2004
  • Stayed: May 2004
  • Source: HomeAway
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The condo was decent and was fully stocked with bedding, towels, beach items.

  • 1 of 5

We were contacted by the owner right before our spring break trip to notify us that there was work being done on the outside of the building. He offered us a refund if we so chose. However finding other accomadations at the last minute was not able to be done. We were.a family of 5 with tickets to Disney and Universal already paid for...as well as flight, rental car etc. We kept the condo thinking mild construction would be tolerable. Well we were awoken EVERY morning at 7:45 a.m. by the lovely sound of jackhammers right outside our door on the balcony. The sliding glass doors were boarded shut so we could not use the balcony or even look out. They used the jackhammer all day log. It was so loud you could not even talk to each other without yelling. It was just a very unenjoyable experience.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very sad that this family did not have a good time during their visit to New Smyrna Beach and our direct oceanfront beach condo. I called the guest the day we received the online review to get more clarity on what had occurred. They have yet to return my call and they never spoke with our property management company or onsite manager during or after their visit. When we found out about the building construction we called the guest and offered to help them find another nice property. We explained that our balcony would not accessible during their visit and that we as owners do not have any control about any building repairs that were taking place. The guest said that they did not want to stay in another condo and appreciated the huge discounted rate that we offered to them. They said that they would not be in the unit much as they had plans to visit the Orlando theme parks and spend the rest of their time enjoying the beach. I can appreciate that the building construction was not pleasant however we as owners have no control over this. What we do have control of how we communicate with our guests, how we treat our guests and how we respond to situations that occur while the guests are staying in our condo. We were 100% upfront with this guest and offered for them to call or email me at any time. It is not fair to add a poor review online with inaccurate information and not contact anyone during their stay to help correct the situation which we would have done. We will continue to do everything we can to make our family's vacation homes in New Smyrna Beach, FL and Deer Valley/Park City, Utah special, treat our guests fairly and always be available to help our guests have a most memorable visit.
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5

WONDERFUL PROPERTY!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time in this beautiful condo! It was everything we wanted, and much more than we expected! To say that this condo is "water front" is an understatement! You can't get much closer than this, without getting wet! The condo itself is well furnished, clean, and was very comfortable for our group of five ladies. We especially appreciated the well equipped kitchen, since we like to do some cooking! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a pleasure to share our home with you. We just added all new mattresses, a wall mounted flat screen TV and media console in the living room and will be continuing to make additional updates (new upgraded windows and sliding glass door coming in a few weeks). We appreciate you re-booking for next year and look forward to your return.
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Good to Very Good

  • 3 of 5

Enjoyed the Southwind complex very much. Property is well cared for and in top shape.

Our unit was very spacious, new washer n dryer and slept all our family very well. Would suggest that the unit is due for a remodel as the carpets are well worn, needs a fresh paint job, beds are old, and kitchen is dated.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the feedback. We have made many updates including new interior paint, new mattresses for each bedroom, a new wall mounted flat screen smart TV and media console in living room. In addition, new windows and sliders will be added next month. Carpet is just over one year old. We will continue to make new updates throughout the year. We really appreciate guest feedback so we can make our direct oceanfront condo the best it can be for our guests.
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5

Ocean view everywhere and home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family vacation at this venue. The condo was spacious and attractive. It was nice for each bedroom to have its own bath room. The floor plan allowed for privacy yet the common areas accommodated family gatherings. The second floor was perfect for the view and was manageable with few steps so we didn't have to go on the elevator to and from the beach. The top floor roof area was enjoyed by all especially on those rainy times when the beach wasn't an option. We had never stayed in a condo with so much ocean view from so many areas. The condo was stocked nicely and it truly seemed we were guests in the owner's home. I can highly recommend it and hope to go back next summer. I wouldn't want to go back to the other places we have stayed in New Smyrna over the years. This part of the beach is much quieter and more pleasant without the crowds of people.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our condo is one of the few on the beach that offers guests 3 full bathrooms as most 3 bedroom condos only have 2 baths. Guests also have access to the top floor recreation room which has a flat screen TV, pool table, card tables, small library of books, balcony with incredible views. The Southwind Condo is located on the most sought after no-drive (side of the beach (no cars on the beach) which is the quieter side of New Smyrna Beach.
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Map

Nearest Airport
74.5 Miles
Orlando International Airport (1 hour 11 minutes)
Nearest Motorway
Highway A1A
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Mi Mexico (plus many others nearby)
Nearest Beach
Directly on New Smyrna Beach

Recreation Room on 12th Floor (with 2 pool tables, card tables, couches, deck with incredible direct oceanfront views), Tennis (on-site), Basketball (on-site), Shuffleboard (on-site), Horseshoes (on-site), Five Golf Courses nearby, Canaveral National Seashore Park, Walt Disney World, Magic, Kingdom, EPCOT, MGM Studios, Animal Kingdom, Universal Studios, Universal Islands of Adventure, Sea World, Kennedy Space Center, Daytona International Speedway, Jet-skiing

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Mgt Processing $25
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

WE CATER TO WEEKLY GUESTS AND DO NOT OFFER NIGHTLY OR MONTHLY RATES. All bookings go through our long established property management company located directly in New Smyrna Beach. Fifteen percent premium added for Holiday week of 4th of July.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.