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Guest Cottage and Private Pool

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type cottage


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)


The beaches and Miami nightlife are just minutes away from your private, luxurious guest cottage, with your own heated/cooled pool and garden to relax in while planning your next day’s adventure.

Our cottage is a completely detached guesthouse with a private entrance. The cottage consists of a large bedroom with a queen size bed, adjoining spacious sitting room and private bathroom (approx 700 sq. ft. total). Flowing white sheers and a wall of sliding glass doors open onto the pool--heated or chilled to your taste--which is exclusively yours to use during your stay. The entire pool and garden area are completely private from our neighbors.

Amenities include high speed wi-fi, Nespresso coffee maker, refrigerator with separate freezer compartment, iHome radio/ipod player, Sony portable bluetooth speaker and luxurious linens and towels.

Off street, covered parking is provided. You can get to Miami Beach in about ten minutes by car and you can get to South Beach in about fifteen minutes by car. Numerous restaurants and bars are within a five minute drive. Miami International Airport is 15 minutes away by car, Ft. Lauderdale International airport is 25 minutes away by car.

No pets please. Smoking is not allowed in the guesthouse but is allowed outside by the pool/garden.

Professional massage services by a licensed massage therapist are available on premises including poolside. If you are interested in massage during your visit please inquire in advance about availability and to schedule your appointment(s).

UPDATE: As a result of helpful feedback from our guests in May 2017, we installed retractable shades in the guesthouse,

which, in addition to the existing sheers insure our guests complete privacy and comfort.

PLEASE NOTE: For insurance reasons we are unable to accommodate parties or groups events.

Keywords: Guest House, Guest Cottage, Pool

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018


Miami Shores Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Convertible bed(s) - This is a queen size air mattress
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Stereo ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(83 traveler reviews)

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Guest Cottage and Private Pool
average rating of 4.8915663 based on 83 reviews

Elegant, comfortable - hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

I was pleasantly surprised by this property - the pictures don't do it justice. I personally love clean lines in my living space - this property is so beautiful I really can't write it enough. The cottage is within short driving distances to the beaches, shopping, downtown and the airport.

Beautiful pool - great place to meditate in the morning. The owners provide a binder with restaurants, night-life, beaches and their own personal favorites on cultural events. (A great time saver when making a decision on the run).

Hands down this is the nicest property I rented and I've rented in Paris, Upstate NY and Orlando. I look forward to returning to returning here in the future. Another aspect I like - the owners welcome you upon arrival - nice personal touch after your travels away from home and YES there is plenty of privacy.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Personal oasis!

  • 5 of 5

I booked this guest house for my husband as a surprise. Joseph was extremely friendly, professional, and welcoming at the same time! The pictures looks just like the space!! The bed is so comfortable we slept for hours. The pool is warm! We only got in when the sun went down because we were running the streets all day lol. They offer lots of insight on where you can go so don’t be afraid to ask. Overall it was the best choice we could of made! The house was located in such a beautiful area away from all the tourist and loud crowds. The privacy was not a problem at all and they don’t sit around the house because you are there. They live their lives! I will definitely be back soon!!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Chaska, MN

Great Property!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to stay while my wife & I were in Miami for a continuing education course. It is close to the airport (around 15 minutes) and the beach (South Beach was a 30-40 minute drive in traffic). Joe was a great host and met us in the back alley to make sure we knew where to park for covered parking during our stay (it was raining when we arrived). The pool was great for a quick dip at night after long days. There are many great restaurants in the area. We would recommend Steve's Pizza for NY-style pizza, CJ's Crab Shack in South Beach for great seafood, Public Deli for great sandwiches on the run, and the Cream Parlor for wonderful ice cream. The place is super-clean and had everything we needed. Thanks for everything Joe!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was a charming getaway

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the cottage. It was just where you’d want to be after a busy day or late night. It was quiet, and private. It was close to all the attractions that brought us to Miami. The local eateries were amazing. We would highly recommend the cottage to couples wanting a private getaway.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful, uplifting place to be

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful, serene, pleasant guest house is just as advertised, and better! Joseph is very helpful and attentive. The space is cozy but not cramped. So much natural light ! And the pool is amazing! My only regret is not staying longer. I definitely want to come back next time

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Austin, tx

Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the private guest house! It was cozy, clean, and very well maintained. Our hosts were very helpful with things to check out in the area and the heated pool was a huge plus. Even with the colder weather, the pool was the perfect temperature for an evening swim in the 50 degree weather. Wpuld definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Miami International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Numerous bars and restaurants on Biscayne Blvd
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Numerous restaurants and bars
Nearest Beach
7.3 Miles
Haulover Beach (Miami Beach)
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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