Dock House on the Water

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Last updated: 09/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Located in Historic Sail Boat Bend area of downtown Fort Lauderdale, this neighborhood is the only Historic District in Fort Lauderdale. You are in walking distance to the downtown River Front, dining, theater, Broward Performing Arts Center, Children Museum, water taxi to A1A beaches and shopping and dining on Las Olas Blvd.

The property sits right on the water and has a feeling of being on a boat when sitting inside the house. This property was once a boat house built around 1925 and was fully renovated in 2005 and is only one of a few properties that sit right on the water. City zoning codes no longer allow building right on the waterfront without a set-back from the water. The 40 foot deck sits right over the water and is on the New River. Being a one bedroom there is an Aero bed mattress for guest. The pool is not heated.
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Keywords: House, Fort Lauderdale

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    adults ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 1-4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Other (See Description)


  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) there are air mattresses

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Private 40 foot dock for your boat. No fixed bridges for easy access to the ocean. Property sits right on the inter-coastal riverfront and has a dock that goes right over the water. It is just like sitting on a boat. Beautiful sunsets and very private location....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All


  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    New River setting. Property sits on the New River....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    full kitchen and perfect for open entertaining....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:


  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


Write a review 5
from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay
$175 $250
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,450 $5,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning/yard work $150

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 09/25/2016
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  • Fort Lauderdale Beach

    "The best beach for sun and fun. Many things to do along A1A with dining and having a cool d..."

  • Las Olas Boulevard

  • Riverwalk

    "The Riverwalk is just about a10 minute walk from the Boat House that takes you along the New..."

  • Broward Center for the Performing Arts

    "Just minutes from the house along the RiverWalk. All the best Broadway shows in a first clas..."

  • Elbo Room

    "The setting for the movie Where The Boys Are......historic and still fun. A great fun beach ..."

  • Water Taxi

    "Water taxi stops at all areas of interest throughout Fort Lauderdale. Tickets can be bought ..."

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
FLL -Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Int. Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bars on Hammershe Road
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Riverwalk Ferry
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Various golf courses
1 Miles
Nearest Train
SunRail train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chimney House
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
A1A Beaches

Car: Recommended

All outdoor recreational activities are a short drive away and most are located on A1A along Fort Lauderdale beach which include, but not limited to; deep sea fishing excursions, parasailing on the beach, jet skiing and sailing. Other actives located outside the immediate area are Eco-tours, The Everglades, botanical gardens, golfing and other sports and activities.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • Pool and marble walkway

    Pool and marble walkway

  • Relax on the deck with the sailboats passing by

    Relax on the deck with the sailboats passing by

  • View facing swing bridge

    View facing swing bridge

  • View with downtown Fort Laudeale in background

    View with downtown Fort Laudeale in background

  • sunset


  • view  standing in kitchen looking towards the water

    view standing in kitchen looking towards the water

  • dining room area

    dining room area

  • Walk way from deck

    Walk way from deck

  • Royal Palm trees and lush landscape offer great privacy

    Royal Palm trees and lush landscape offer great privacy

  • Lap pool and  marble walk  way

    Lap pool and marble walk way

  • Relax by the pool

    Relax by the pool

  •  lap pool

    lap pool

  • living room

    living room

  • great chefs kitchen

    great chefs kitchen

  • Living room area

    Living room area

  • Living room view

    Living room view

VRBO #279846

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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Dock House on the Water

Fort Lauderdale #279846

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