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Home on Private 2 acres from Ocean Tiki Hut to River, Kayak, Paddle Boards

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

**Fully LICENSED with State of Florida and Brevard County since 2004**

ENJOY BOTH the BEACH and RIVER on this UNIQUE 2 acre parcel of land between the ATLANTIC OCEAN and the INDIAN RIVER.

BEACHSIDE.......

Private BEACH with 'TIKI' HUT/CABANA with double hammock, picnic table, beach chairs & toys. 12' x 20' of shade so you won't get sunburned. Enjoy a 2 minute private stroll on a stepping-stone trail from the house to the soft-sand beach.

RIVERSIDE........

SPECTACULAR river SUNSETS from the front porch swing. One minute walk to the river & boat ramp to see dolphins, manatees, birds, and fish on the Indian River. A kayak is free for your own ECO-TOUR. There are also 2 stand up paddle boards.

This 'private oasis' has a gorgeous BEACH on one side and a secluded RIVER on the other.... just a 3 minute walk apart! ! ! Beach Sunrises AND River Sunsets on one HUGE property!

Keywords: Cottage, Private Beach with Tiki Hut, River House

More Details

Owner
Pam Biddulph, Licensed Realtor, Housing Market Realty
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About Pam Biddulph, Licensed Realtor, Housing Market Realty

I have enjoyed living in Brevard county most of my life and had the privilege of working with the Space Shuttle program. After extensive world traveling, there is still no place like Melbourne Beach, the SECRET COAST!

Pam Biddulph, Licensed Realtor, Housing Market Realty purchased this house in 1950

Why Pam Biddulph, Licensed Realtor, Housing Market Realty chose Florida Central East

My parents spent winters in Melbounre Beach as pioneers to the area, before the Sebastian Inlet bridge and when A1A was a dirt road.They bought this unique ocean to river parcel that was develped into a family vacation home.

What makes this house unique

My wife is a Realtor for Fischer Realty & Investments. When you fall in love with the area and want to find your own vacation home, she can help you. 321-693-6146

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear John and Pam,

We had a wonderful week together at your lovely beach house. Thank you for taking such care and providing all of the amenities for our ease and enjoyment. Our grandchildren loved the surf and boogie boards and we all enjoyed the games and the beach, river and roasting marshmellows. It will always be a fond memory for my daughter and her children and two happy grandparents. We hope to see you again. The sea turtles and all of this place are beautiful.
Jul 2011
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Amenities

Melbourne Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofas (2)
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
BEACH Tiki Hut/Cabana,Hammock, Picnic table, Chairs, Surfboards, Boogie Boards, lots of outdoor sports equipment AND a very spacious one acre yard. RIVER Wildlife viewing (dolphins/manatees/birds/and fish) from Seawall, Boat ramp. Books, Toys, Boardgames, Pack n' Play Crib, Walker, Guide & Tourist Information, It's a Bumper Pool Table, Private Laundry Room indoors

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.7916665 based on 31 reviews
5

Fantastic Vacation Location

  • 5 of 5

Great location with the beach across the road and the river immediately behind the house.

Check the house before you buy anything there are plenty of items already available to you.

The beach is a little rough for swimming, although great for boogie boards etc. which are provided fro you, we still spent a few hours each day walking the beach and enjoying the sun. We also went to Sebastian inlet literally 5 minutes drive down the road which is great for swimming, snorkeling and exploring for crabs, fish etc. We saw turtles lays eggs on the beach, dolphins, pelicans diving for fish and even sharks catching fish, we also had a great time fishing. The game room was fantastic and kept us busy when it was too hot to go outside! We also got to see a rocket launch, which was fantastic!! Overall it was a fantastic holiday, with many memories made!

The only downside to the location was the dyer was not working when we got there, we tried to make do and hang our clothes outside, but it was to humid to dry them. It took five days for the dryer to be fixed, which wasn't great. Pam did offer and did launder our clothes, this may sound great to some, but I would refer to wash my own clothes. This wasn't ideal since we were on the beach each day, with dirty towels etc. Pam did leave a nice bottle of wine for the inconvenience.The outside/yard can do with a little maintenance, but this did not take a way from our vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best of all worlds being on the beach and Indian River both. Homeowners are amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Property was like being at home. Thought of everything to accommodate a family of seven with kids' ages ranging from 2-18. Enjoyed going into town to explore Melbourne and headed down to Sebastian Inlet to spend a day. Very much geared towards family time together. Game room and board games were a big hit with our family. Easy to cook and groceries about 15 min away. Tried many of the local fares for one meal a day. Rained more than usual for our stay, but enjoyed just being together. We were able to see the loggerhead sea turtles lay their eggs on the beach every night.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great outdoor space. Great beach access, it is across the street but very close walk!

  • 4 of 5

The house offers a ton of amenities of things to do. Plenty of beach toys like bookie boards and sand toys for the kids. Enough chairs for the adults! River access is close also. There isn't a dock so the access is a little tough but still able. House was clean and had a ton of games as well. Great stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The property worked out well for my family. We loved that we had access to the beach and river.

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely enjoyed our stay at the Beach & River Retreat. The house had plenty of room for everyone. We loved the large yard where the little ones could play without worrying about being to close to the road or the water. It was so quiet and peaceful. There were plenty of things to do inside when the weather wasn't so nice. The game tables and cabinet full of board games was great entertainment. The dining area had plenty of seating so that we could sit together for family meals. We found everything we needed for a perfect family vacation. The owners were friendly and helpful!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

An amazing property

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place for a family. So many different things to do;

everyone can be happy without those planned excursions that often

happen when different generations get together. We had 3 cars so

everyone was free to do what they wanted. The first night we went to

the beach after dark. We watched 5 Giant Sea Turtles lay eggs and

return to the sea. It was July16 and there was a rocket launch at

Cape Canaveral to send supplies to the space station. We stayed

there until they lifted off at 1245am. What a sight. Many lazy days

riding around the area, Melbourne Beach, Cocoa Beach, shopped at

Ron Jon's in Cocoa. Fished on the inlet side, used the kayak and

paddle board. My son, David, who spent many hours at Sebastion Inlet when

growing up in Hollywood, spent several hours there. It was restful and

just what we needed. Thanks so much, Pam.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

family reunion stay in Melbourne

  • 5 of 5

Pam was wonderful to work with. We had an awesome time ! 8 of us got together and there was plenty of room at table to eat and play games. The tiki hutch at beach had boogie boards and lots of sand toys for 3 year old. Lots of room to get out of the sun. It was so convenient not to have to carry chairs, etc. down to beach. Path could use to be cut back a little, but other than that, perfect. Paddle boards and kayak gave everyone a totally different thing to do. I'd highly recommend it. House had everything you'd need and outside showers after beach was great. We also went to zoo for the zipline course, worth the money.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Sebastian Inlet State Park (Surf Contests)
Nearest Point of Interest
Barrier Island Sanctuary
Nearest Point of Interest
Aquarina Country Club (Golf & Tennis)
Nearest Point of Interest
Honest John's Fish Camp (Boat Rentals)
Nearest Point of Interest
Sebastian Beach Inn (Live Music)
Nearest Point of Interest
Long Point Park (Wildlife Conservation)
Nearest Point of Interest
Long Point Grille / Bait shop
Nearest Point of Interest
Disney Beach Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
McClarty Treasure Museum
Nearest Point of Interest
Publix Grocery store
Car: recommended

Famous turtle watching area with eco-tours and trails, Treasure hunting (silver/gold from sunken 1715 Spanish Ship Fleet, Missile watching from Kennedy Space Center, Air-boat rides, Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, Zip-lining

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Rates & Availability

Melbourne Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Aug 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
Thanksgiving Special
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
Christmas/New Years Special
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 27 2018 - Apr 7 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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