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Direct Oceanfront 3/2 Home in the Daytona/Ormond Beach Area

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Absolutely beautiful DIRECT OCEANFRONT HOME located on a pristine stretch of sandy beach. Cruise down the World's Most Famous A1A scenic highway in the quaint upscale town of Ormond Beach, Florida. The elegant warm atmosphere of the HOME BY the SEA draws you in from the moment you arrive. You can view miles of traffic free beach and breaking surf from the all the rooms in the Home. Feel at home with large screen televisions and high speed wireless internet access.The pillowtop king bed in the master makes for a heavenly nights sleep. The beachfront venue take your senses on an unforgettable journey where the possibilities are endless and the experience is priceless and memorable.

This Home is fully furnished including towels,linens, dishes, pots & pans, beach chairs, umbrellas & toys for the kids. It has been impeccably maintained and pride of ownership shows.

The Property is located on a Private street designated for Guests & or Owners only. There is ample parking in the 2 car garage & driveway.

Publix, The House of Doughnuts (Coffee & Pastry cafe), Stavros & Lennys Pizza Houses & Modern Grocery & Liqour Store are all with in a short walk from our house.

The Home is conveniently located with easy access to I-95 and I-4 as well as four international airports including Daytona Beach (20 Minutes), Sanford (1 hour), Orlando (1 hour) and Jacksonville (1 1/2 hours). The Daytona Beach area is home to numerous exciting and educational attractions including Daytona International Speedway, Daytona 500 Experience (the official attraction of NASCAR), Ponce de Leon Lighthouse, Marine Science Center, Deep Sea Fishing and an array of water sports including surfing, kayaking, kite boarding and scuba diving. It is less than a 2 hour drive to all Orlando area attractions including Kennedy Space Center, Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World. America's oldest city - St Augustine - is just 1 hour away.

If you are fortunate enough to rent this Home, I know you'll love it as much as we do and you'll consider it your home away from home, just as we do. Everyone who has rented this Home, makes reservations for a future stay before they leave. Some of the guest comments are very heart warming.

Keywords: Home By the Sea, Beach House, 8 Ocean Drive,

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017

About The Owner

Our Home By the Sea has been in my family for 4 generations. It is my 'childhood' home. We take a great amount of pride in caring for the property and caring for the guests that stay with us. I live locally (10 mins away) and my family & I look forward to the time we are able to come home and enjoy our Home By the Sea

The Owner purchased this house in 1958

What makes this house unique

You will have the oppurtunity to see & experience Dolphins Playing in the surf, Turtles Nesting, Mother Wright Whales Calving & of course Stunning Sunrises

Guestbook comments from the owner

Gordon is exceptional in every way. Home By the Sea is a wonderful and beautiful beachfront home that has such attention to detail. The beach truly is the backyard. Our family felt incredibly welcomed and enjoyed every minute of our stay. We are so thankful to Gordon and his family for opening up such a precious place for other families to enjoy! What a gift! We love Home By the Sea!
Jun 2017
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O'byrne House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 king , Pillow top California King Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , This bedroom is a suite, it has its own full bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 Twin beds are perfect for the kids
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Direct Oceanfront 3/2 Home in the Daytona/Ormond Beach Area
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 53 reviews

Best beach house location ever!!

  • 5 of 5

The view from the house was amazing. We watched the sunrise every morning while having our morning coffee. We were fortunate to see a lot of the wildlife in their natural habitat… just beautiful. Location and the private beach was perfect for all of us… just steps away from the house. The house is very cozy and fully stocked with everything you would need. Loved the outdoor shower!

Gordon was quick to respond to all our questions and gave us some suggestion on what to do in the area. We were very sad to leave. We already miss the view from the Livingroom. We would definitely stay here again on our next vacation.

Thank you so much for the hospitality Gordon & Cathy!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay at our Home By the Sea and thank you and your entire family for for choosing our property and our area for your 2017 VACATION. We look forward to having you back again next year : )
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  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying & I cannot see us ever staying anywhere else in Ormond Beach. The property is clean, well maintained, and everything anyone could need is supplied. The location is perfect, you're close to restaurants & activities but you also have privacy & seclusion. It's a peace of heaven. It has a special place in our hearts & we have some amazing family memories thanks to Gordon & Cathy. They are so kind & accomodating.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay at our Home By the Sea and thank you and your entire family for for choosing our property and our area for your 2017 VACATION.
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Couldn't ask for a better beach location!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved Gordon and Cathy's place! It had everything you could think of and more. All kitchen items, linens and beach items you could ever need. The location was great with the ocean just steps away. Walking distance to a couple of places to eat and a short drive to others and a grocery store (Publix) that I actually set up to deliver a couple of days before to deliver the day after we arrived. We saw Dolphins one night around sunset and one morning saw fresh turtle tracks and nests within a 5 minute walk down the beach. The beach was never crowded. Gordon was very nice and checked in a couple of times to make sure everything was going well. If you are looking for a beach getaway but still close enough to area attractions for some fun this is the place to be. The best of both worlds. It was actually really hard to leave........We hope to stay here again when we get the chance!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay at our Home By the Sea and thank you and your entire family for for choosing our property and our area for your 2017 VACATION. Edit your Response
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Great Location and Great House

  • 5 of 5

The house had everything you would need on vacation. The kitchen was stocked with dishes, glasses and utensils. The bathrooms contained sunscreen and extra shower gel. The garage had beach chairs, an umbrella and anything you wanted for the beach. They even had beach towels that we could use. It was short walk to the beach which was wonderful. We were able to sit on the patio and watch fireworks let off on the beach July 4th. The house was very neat and well kept. We would rent the house again for our vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay at our Home By the Sea and thank you and your entire family for for choosing our property and our area for your 2017 VACATION.
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What an awesome experirnce!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived to the last look over our shoulders as we left, we could not have asked for more. The house was spacious, beautiful and very well equipped for all our needs. The views were spectacular and we even got to watch the dolphins play. Had never used an outdoor shower before but I believe everyone should have the experience. We were sad to leave but very grateful for the week we stayed in "paradise". Thanks Gordon for everything. If we ever get back your way, would love to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay at our Home By the Sea and thank you and your entire family for for choosing our property and our area for your 2017 VACATION.
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Perfect Family Staycation

  • 5 of 5

My family lives in the Daytona Beach area and we decided to enjoy the beach in our own town rather than traveling to another place. This property was perfect, breathtaking views of the beach and ocean and is meticulously kept. It has everything we needed. The bedroom configuration suited our group well. The back room suite allowed us to retire early and or sleep in undisturbed. We enjoyed preparing and eating meals in the well equipped kitchen. The front patio was perfect for enjoying a cup of coffee or grilling out dinner.

We will return to this property

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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