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Enchanting Getaway with Old Florida Atmosphere

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Last updated: 05/03/2017
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Ours is an old Florida house on a charming, quiet street on the barrier island. That is the island between the Inter-coastal and the Atlantic Ocean. We are just north of Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. We have a fifty-foot dock and beautiful, newly-renovated pool looking west across the canal, and we are a three-minute walk from the beach. So you have the ocean, the pool, and the Inter-coastal at your fingertips.

We have a double height living room, working fireplace, a glassed-in porch with a screened-in section. Although our kitchen and bathrooms have not been newly renovated, they are well equipped and fully functional. Our house has the charm of old Florida and resonates of the happy lives which have been lived in it. We have owned this house for over forty years. Although it is a beach house, it is filled with lovely furniture, china, and paintings. We want renters who will have fun but who will also appreciate & be respectful of their surroundings as we are inviting them into our home.

We have a wonderful caretaker and a lovely woman who will clean for you twice a week. When you sign a lease, I will give you my own compilation of the area attractions: restaurants, stores, shopping, etc. By the way, all our beds are incredibly comfortable: there is a king bed in the master bedroom, a queen bed in the north water bedroom, and two twin beds in the front bedroom.

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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/03/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome:

    Our house is right on the canal, so children should be able to swim....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Fifty-foot dock & beautiful kidney shaped pool on the east side of the Inter-coastal. Includes three refrigerators, one in kitchen, in garage, and in bar. Wireless Internet and Wireless Epson all-in-one printer/scanner. Dedicated Fax phone. Indoor garden and fountain....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    two: one in family room & one in master bedroom...moreless

  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    In addition to the dining room, which seats 8 or more, there is a table on screened-in porch, one in the kitchen, and two stools at a counter in the kitchen as well....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    three: one in kitchen, one in garage, and one in the bar...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $7,000
  • Pet Fee $1,000
  • Tax Rate 11%


There is a state sales and lodging tax of 11% on rentals which are less than six months and one day.

Pets deposit is dependent upon behavior and size of pet. To be discussed.

Property is rented annually at present, but it could become available in June of 2015.

This property is our home where my family and I have lived. We seek tenants who will enjoy, appreciate, and respect it.

Defined in the Lease depending upon length of stay. Usually, 1/3 down at signing of Lease and the rest delivered three weeks prior to occupancy.

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Last updated: 05/03/2017
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Kravitz Center with live theatre and many fabulous restaurant in Delray and the surrounding area. Please note that we are theatre nuts and foodies from NYC.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1967

About the owner: My husband and I live in New York City, but we have both come to Florida for spring vacations since we were children. I have a great affection for Delray Beach and the surrounding area. My mother bought this adorable house more than forty-seven years ago and lived there until she died in 2004. Not wanting to sell the house, we have rented it in the hopes of keeping it. We hope you will come and enjoy our welcoming house, the easy-going lifestyle of the area, and all the activities the area has to offer. Janie & JB, NYC

Why the Owner Chose Delray Beach, FL, USA:
As we explained in the previous paragraph, I inherited my mother's house when she died.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our house is beautiful, cozy, and comfortable, a world apart, yet it is five minutes walk from the bustle of downtown Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach, and it is twenty minutes' drive from Worth Avenue in Palm Beach. One can spend one's time quietly swimming in the pool or ocean, cooking on the grill, and watching sunsets over the canal or one can enjoy the many activities and vibrant nightlife of the surrounding area. There is also a free shuttle service, Delray Downtowners, which will pick you up at our doorstep and take you anywhere in downtown Delray.

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Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/03/2017

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  • View from the street

    View from the street

  • Swimming Pool and poolside dining table

    Swimming Pool and poolside dining table

  • Dock and Intercoastal

    Dock and Intercoastal

  • The Living Room looking out to Screened-in Porch

    The Living Room looking out to Screened-in Porch

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Screened-in Porch

    Screened-in Porch

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Swimming pool and dock on the Intercoastal Waterway

    Swimming pool and dock on the Intercoastal Waterway

  • More Pool

    More Pool

  • View from North Guest Bedroom

    View from North Guest Bedroom

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Den/Glassed-in Porch

    Den/Glassed-in Porch

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Front Bedroom

    Front Bedroom

VRBO #336437

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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