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

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
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, FREE WIFI with high speed access to the internet.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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

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
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • As a part of the booking process guest must fill out, sign & return the attached Reservation Agreement
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 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 Twin beds are perfect for the kids
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , This bedroom is a suite, it has its own full bathroom
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Pak & Play (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


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Direct Oceanfront 3/2 Home in the Daytona/Ormond Beach Area
average rating of 4.883333 based on 61 reviews

Excellent Property, Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

The home is immaculate and the view is amazing. Stayed here multiple times and I am more impressed with each visit. The owner is a pleasure to work, which makes the stay even more enjoyable. The home has everything that you need to make it your most relaxing and enjoyable vacation spot. We look forward to each year and returning to the Home by the Sea.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay at our Home By the Sea and thank you and you for choosing our property and our area for your SPRING VACATION. We look forward to having you back again next year : )
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Another fun week.

  • 4 of 5

This was our second year at this great house. Gordon is super easy to work with and what could be better than stepping out the door right onto the beach? We are already making plans for next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have enjoyed hosting several generations of your family in the past at our HOME BY THE SEA.
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A Mid-century paradise just a few steps from the water!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the home with my sisters for a get-a-way. This is an amazing property in a fabulous setting. A classic mid--century home, modernized without losing any of it's character, it was comfortable, well outfitted and literally steps from the surf! We cooked several meals in the brand new, large kitchen-equipped with absolutely everything we needed. The living room offered comfortable clean furniture and a great TV and sound system. Bedrooms were generous in size and had the most comfortable mattresses ever! Plenty of closet space so all our things could be neatly stored away. The patio facing the ocean was wonderful all times of the day. The street, quiet, but near many handy spots, restaurants, and most importantly, Hull's Seafood Market. Had we known earlier, we'd have gotten plenty of fresh seafood from Hull's and never gone out to eat. It's that good! The owner was easily accessible to us and offered many suggestions on restaurants and general information as needed. The home is one of many authentic original homes on the street-a fun step back in time. Ormond Beach is a quiet stretch of beach which feels like your own small slice of heaven! However, Ormond Beach is close to both Daytona Beach and St Augustine. Will we come back??? That goes without saying....YES! YES! YES!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay at our Home By the Sea and thank you for choosing our property and our area for your GIRLS GETAWAY. We look forward to having you back again next year : )
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BEAUTIFUL ocean front home for great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the beautiful Home by the Sea 10+ times! The location can’t be beat!! The home is clean and stocked with everything needed to enjoy a comfortable stay. Plenty of room for our family of 6. Nicely updated, fully stocked kitchen with a beautiful view of the ocean makes cooking on vacation less of a chore! Patio is great, with an unbeatable view(saw some dolphins swimming by)and the outdoor shower is terrific after a day on the beach! No need to worry about beach chairs, towels or toys, it’s all here! Located on a quiet street with friendly neighbors. Many restaurants, attractions and supermarket all nearby. Gordon and Cathy are wonderful hosts!! Thank you for the recommendation to visit Silver Glen Springs, we had a great time!! We look forward to our next stay!!‭

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the 5 STAR review, I am happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your annual stay at our Home By the Sea. We are grateful to have you & your family as our guests & look forward to your visit every year.
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Great family getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed was here. You can’t beat the location. Hosts great to work with.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the 5 Star review. We look forward to hosting you and your family at the Home By the Sea for Thanksgiving next year.
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Great ocean view!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great beach house. Has everything you need for your vacation. We went for Biketoberfest and had plenty of room to put the bikes in the garage. Lovely quiet neighborhood. Would stay again in a heartbeat! Thanks to Gordon.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 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 BIKETOBERFEST 2017. We look forward to having you back again next year : )
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Daytona Lagoon
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Hull's Seafood Market Restaurant
Best Seafood in town. They have in store dinning & the best seafood market
Ocean Deck Restaurant & Beach Club
One of our favorite places to go, great food & drink looking out onto the beach. Great place...
Tomoka State Park
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Peach Valley Cafe
Great food well known for breakfast
Pirate's Cove Mini Golf
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Alfies Restaurant
Alfies has been serving good food for 30 + years
Ocean Center
Great convention center only 8-10 mins from the house
Lulu's Oceanside Grill
Good Food and atmosphere
Bicentennial Park
Great recreation area, paths allow you to hike/walk from ocean to river
Lenny's NY Pizza
NY style pizza
Stonewood Grill & Tavern
Good upscale casual dinning
Stavros Original Pizza House IV
Great Pizza and you can walk to the top of the street to pick it up hot and fresh
Grind Gastropub
Great Happy Hour outdoor cocktail venue, good night life
Outback Steakhouse
Consistent always a good to great steak and cold beer or good glass of wine
O'Hara Irish Pub
Great Pub, lots of boardwalk style games
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Explore the lighthouse and the shorline
Daytona International Speedway
Like to go fast here is where to see them race
Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail
Caribbean Jack's
Cool place for a meal & or live music
Casements, The
Visit the Rockefeller house and stroll/explore the shoreline
River Grille
Great food overlooking the Tomoka river
Daytona Beach Bandshell
Free concerts during the season
Bruce Rossmeyer's Daytona Harley-Davidson
It is the largest Harley Davidson Dealership in the world. They have it all and it is fun to...
Castillo De San Marcos
Awesome day trip
Daytona Beach Main Street Pier
Great views from the pier, I recommend going to enjoy a beverage on the roof top outdoor bar...
China Taste
Best Asian Take Out in the area
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
An Awesome Day trip
House of Donuts
Top of the street great Coffee & and pastries
The Conch House Restaurant
Great Marina Resort Bar & Restaurant
The Garlic
One of the Top restaurants in the area
J.B.'s Fish Camp & Restaurant
Genuine "Florida Cracker" Seafood
Blue Spring State Park
Great place to see manatees in the winter
High Tides at Snack Jack
Great venue literally hang out over the beach & ocean
Betty's A1A Cafe
Great Food and service near the Home By the Sea. Be sure to ask for Samantha as your server ...
Stonewood Grill & Tavern
Good upscale dinning experience
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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