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Beautiful Beach Townhouse getaway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms and 2 Baths plus laundry room only 3 blocks from the Beach

Beautiful Beach Townhouse getaway on a quiet cul de sac only 3 blocks from the Beach in Cape Canaveral. This place has everything you need to make you feel at home . . . full kitchen with dishwasher & also, "in house" washer & dryer! 2 full baths & 2 Bedrooms with a queen bed in each. You're a mile away from taking an amazing cruise & only 40 min from endless Orlando attractions! We hope you decide to book your stay with us . . . we look forward to you being our guests and can't wait to welcome you!


Owner
Margie Starke
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Margie Starke

My husband and I have been married 36 years and have raised 4 children together and are near empty nesters. We have a home south of Chicago with extra space since our kids have moved out on their own that we are renting and a getaway in Cape Canaveral Florida that we rent out while we are back home in Chicago. Come, be our guest and enjoy our hospitality.

Why Margie Starke chose Cape Canaveral

Our daughter moved away from our home near Chicago to be near family and go to school. Once down there she fell in Love and did not want to come home. We miss her so much and know we are bound to bounce between these 2 states in our retirement years as our 3 boys are still up in Chicago. We are excited about our future getaways from Chicago winters to Cape Canaveral, Florida. What's so great about Cape Canaveral??? Well there's Cocoa Beach on the Atlantic Ocean! My favorite thing to do is walk on this beach with the warm waves splashing on my ankles. A 7 mile walk seems like nothing as we walk from Cape Canaveral to Cocoa Beach. The Pier becomes a perfect halfway point and the view is just breathtaking. Most times a cruise ship is in view and one of these days we plan to take one. Then there's Kennedy Space Center where you can view some our countries richest history of the past half century! Orlando is only 45 minutes away and there are endless attractions and restaurants there. The weather they say is about 5 to 10 degrees cooler than south Florida and the traffic is supposed to be worlds better than the gulf or South Florida. Many times, it looks like a private beach however we have been there during some busy times. I feel this area is a hidden gem . . .an amazing, down to earth get a way with some of my favorite small town eating places.

What makes this townhome unique

The town home on our quiet cul de sac is very home like. You won't feel like a tourist but like you belong there. The neighbors are very friendly yet keep to themselves. Traffic isn't so crazy as I think most tourists head for the gulf or South Florida. As for me . . . there's nothing like Cocoa Beach and the warm waves of the Atlantic Ocean splashing on my feet. This will ALWAYS be my favorite getaway!

Amenities

Cape Canaveral Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • ALL PETS must be *pre approved *House trained ( Owner cleans ALL messes ) *Non Chewers *Non scratchers *Reasonably Quiet
  • PET OWNERS Owner must not leave pets alone for lengthy periods of time & be in control of their pets & accept full responsibility for their pet
  • HOUSE RULES No smoking Pets considered at owners discretion No parties or events *All guests must be checked in with -------- / VRBO / Home Away . .
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , walk in closet and private bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We are 3 blocks from the Atlantic Ocean where you can take beautiful walks on the beach, watch a space flight, 1 mile from cruise lines and 40 minutes for all the attractions in Orlando. In our subdivision the peacocks roam freely. We welcome you to an amazing stay.

Reviews

3.4/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 3.4 based on 5 reviews
5

Bring your clothes and hit the beach

  • 5 of 5

I almost don't want to review so it'll be our secret!! We had an awesome stay. Everything has been thought of in this property.

Had to be one of the cleanest spaces we've ever rented.

Walking or biking to the beach was easy you can access on the blocks to left or right with ease. Gated community on the direct access street but it doesn't slow you down as it's only one mile from door to shore.

The beach is amazing I was able to swim two days of our winter stay.

You'll love La Cantina right across the street we ate there four times and didn't get tired of it or disappointed by it. We also enjoyed the Cocoa Beach pier bar, can't describe the thrill out there at the end with the birds and breeze.

Kennedy's lamp post was fun for nights out we love to go for karaoke and that's a great spot. We had a great ride on the motorcycle South on A1A where we found a hidden gem in the Bikini bar.

Everyone here was so friendly and I know we will return to the cape as soon as possible.

Owner is super nice and very easy to reach although we had zero issues to report. I definitely recommend the home, and the area.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location. Cute house. Well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

I’d like to start this review by urging you to disregard the poor review on this listing- it’s completely unfounded. We just wrapped up a very enjoyable 6 night stay. We could not have asked for a more convenient location. It is a little bit off of the main roads to be quiet, but also only a short distant from many attractions and activities. This is a great place to stay if you have a well behaved dog. There is a small yard and patio away from all the cars and many quiet neighborhoods to stroll down and explore.

I also commend the owner on the cleanliness of this property. It was virtually spotless. And we also appreciated that everything worked! All the lights, windows, appliances, etc... when you stay at lots of inexpensive places, you get used to some things not being operational, but this place does not have that problem.

While the beach is not far away, this is not a beachfront place. The nearest is a 15 minute walk, but there is not much parking. There are a few others close by. Overall, the quiet but central location made up for the short distance to the beach. The owner also has a couple bicycles that she will loan you if you ask her.

Speaking of the owner, she was not physically but reachable, making her the perfect person to rent from. She provided us with all the info about the rental ahead of time and was easy to contact when we had a question about something. The place was very thoughtfully stocked with some essentials- lots of towels, cleaning supplies and a few toiletries. The washing machine in the unit is a huge bonus! There is a dishwasher but we just hand-washed and used the dish drying rack that is also provided. The area is also teeming with peacocks, which adds some interest if you don’t mind the calls in the morning.

Overall, I would definitely recommend this property If you’d like to be centrally located in Cocoa Beach/Canaveral, but not be in a big city setting. A reasonable owner is also a huge bonus. We were grateful to find a great place to stay during our visit and we will definitely be staying again if we wind up in this part of the world again.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not as portrayed

  • 1 of 5

We booked in August, paid final half in January, then in February we were charged

an additional $300 for tax everyone somehow "forgot to mention".

The unit could accommodate 4, but not likely 6 as claimed. It has nice seashore décor,

but it's 8/10th mile to beach parking. [ not 3 blocks ] We did enjoy the beach and eateries.

Unfinished small deck has only 2 chairs. No instructions for trash or recycle.

On our first day we cleaned the stove, refrigerator, and bathtubs.

Original listing showed garage, but is now removed from use. We were there for a month and observed noisy cars and peacocks crying at all hours. A short stay might be OK

but we can't recommend it for longer terms. Nearby were listings with more amenities

and their listed pricing states clearly; "plus tax".

jim G

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beware of additional taxes

  • 1 of 5

Place was nice but.........An additional $84.15 was deducted from my “damage deposit” a full week after we left the property. Owner said it was for state tax that homeaway or renter forgot to quote when we booked and paid in advance. Owner was not willing to negotiate or split the difference. Very unfair, as we ended up paying more than quoted😰?

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is not an additional tax this is a vacation tax that is taxed on every rental property or hotel room any guest would rent in Florida. I tried to explain this to Jan that for some reason Home Away did not add charge to her initial bill. When it came to my attention that it was not charged I contacted Home Away and they suggested I send a special request. Jan for some reason thought I was responsible for the vacation tax but it’s a tax to the people who rent not a tax to the host. I’m so sorry that she wasn’t more understanding. I know she was happy at my place. I contacted her several times and she was happy while she stayed and I know my place was very well worth what she was charged. Jan was a wonderful guest and I would welcome her back anytime.She took care of my place as if it was her own and I can’t say in enough words how much I appreciate when I guests take care and are considerate of our rules and property. I hope we could put this behind us as I would welcome her back again anytime.
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Clean, Bright, Efficient

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for almost 2 weeks while our new house was being vacated by the sellers. It's a Very nice place. Quiet, and convenient to all. Fully stocked and very comfortable. No complaints whatsoever. Would definitely recommend.

Susan and John, NY

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
1 hr away

Located 3 blocks from the Atlantic Ocean, near Kennedy space center and 1 mile from the cruise Port. Many nice restaurants at the port or along the Strip. Ron Jons surf shop 2 miles away. 45 minutes from Orlando.

Space

Our place comfortably sleeps 6, there's a queen size bed in each bedroom and a couch and a recliner in living area. The unit provides lots of closet space and for your convenience, your own private in unit washer and dryer.

Guest access

The entire town home will be your own private space for your stay. TV and Cable/WiFi are activated. Code will be given upon check in. Enjoy!

Guest interaction

We are not near premise but you will be able to gain entrance by opening the lock box and finding the key. Your code will be given to you a few days before your arrival time.

Neighborhood overview

Mostly Florida residents reside peacefully in this little cul de sac 3 blocks from the beach.

Other things to note

Absolutely no smoking inside.

No parties or events and only registered guests allowed to sleep over.

Do not let stray cats inside.

We will consider pets for an additional charge of $10 per pet per day. We require they are house trained and owner cleans up all messes left outside. Owner must assume all responsibility for any damage that may be caused by your pet.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Pet Fee $10
Refundable Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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