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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

3 Bedroom 2 And 1/2 Bath Private Secluded Pool Home On Canal Teeming With Life.

'This was outstanding'

It will be impossible to say enough or put into words what a great place this is!

Kathy has created a home that is not only equipped beautifully but it's also such a wonderful warm fun experience. The pictures do not do it justice. You can rent a place beautifully decorated but it's rare to find a rental that gives such a great positive vibe and is so delightful to occupy.

We did not want to leave. There are tiny joys and surprises around every corner of the house. It's a photographers dream and a traveler's delight. We give this 10 stars and our big hug to Kathy.

Clean, quiet, convenient, beautiful, fascinating...and sooo charming!

We hope we'll be lucky enough to stay here again. Don't pass up the opportunity to stay here!

Minutes from anything South Florida has to offer.This is Florida as it was. It is country living under a canopy of trees filled with birdsong and the scent of jasmine, yet it is just outside downtown Fort Lauderdale. This is a private home with on a private road. It is incredibly convenient. Beach, night life, airport, casino, everglades, South Beach. Everything is just a quick drive. 5 minutes to I-95 5 Minutes to the Turnpike 5 minutes to 595. HBO Showtime Internet Fully renovated and updated. It has complete Handicap accessibility and is a fully equipped very comfortable home.Wherever you sit you look at green, sit by the canal and birdwatch or look for manatee,herons, cranes, mullet,snook,tarpon,turtles and great blues. Spend your day birdwatching, fishing or fishwatching, swim in the pool or meditate, then get ready for a fantastic night on the town just minutes by car. Dine out, go dance,golf, go to a museum, people watch or go to a casino! Open and eat at all the fresh coconut you could want.

“Cruises available aboard 52’ yacht and or sport cruisers to view the scenic New River, Intracoastal waterway, and “Millionaire’s Row” past many celebrity and corporate owned magnificent homes, with the option a swimming stop and a “dock and dine” at one of the many waterfront restaurants along the way.

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Owner
Kathy Nalven
Member since: 2013
Speaks: spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Kathy Nalven

I am a world travelled Realtor. I know how important a clean comfortable convenient place to stay is when you are traveling I now enjoy living in paradise. I golf as much as I can. I love to be home listening to nature and watching the world go by. I share my home with Lola, my labradoodle . I have filled my home with art and love and objects from around the world. I am all about ease and comfort. I am always available and will accommodate you in any way I can. My words to live by? Be Happy!

Kathy Nalven purchased this house in 2005

Why Kathy Nalven chose Fort Lauderdale

This area of Fort Lauderdale remains untouched by development, yet it is central to everything. It is a pocket of land surrounded by inland canals and waterways with mature oak and palm trees. There are manatee in the canal, beautiful and magnificent water fowl and wading birds. Giant woodpeckers and multiple species of South Florida birds. A completely private pool with sitting areas on the canal.

What makes this house unique

Filled with unusual art and antiques yet comfortable and versatile. No matter where you sit or which way you turn you will be looking at nature in full bloom. The house is wide open and airy. Safe and secure yet windows on the tropical world of South Florida.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"This was outstanding"

It will be impossible to say enough or put into words what a great place this is!

Kathy has created a home that is not only equipped beautifully but it's also such a wonderful warm fun experience. The pictures do not do it justice. You can rent a place beautifully decorated but it's rare to find a rental that gives such a great positive vibe and is so delightful to occupy.

We did not want to leave. There are tiny joys and surprises around every corner of the house. It's a photographers dream and a traveler's delight. We give this 10 stars and our big hug to Kathy.

Clean, quiet, convenient, beautiful, fascinating...and sooo charming!

We hope we'll be lucky enough to stay here again. Don't pass up the opportunity to stay here!



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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9 based on 21 reviews
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Nice, private

  • 4 of 5

Thank you for opening your home up to our family. We really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Had family fun!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this property for our New Years break with our older children! We had a ball! We all loved the house! It is located close to the expressway, beaches and shopping! Thank you for your hospitality Kathy!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderfull house and splendid for childten

  • 4 of 5

Kathy was a very good host and could telt us all we neeed about Fort Lauderdale and the house

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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FLIBS boat show

  • 5 of 5

WOW! What a nice house. Tranquility is the word here. You would never know you were surrounded by a big city. We were here for a couple weeks for work on the boat show. It was nice to come home to this house with all the trees and canal behind the house. Saw several manatees, caught and released several fish and caught a few blue crabs. Appliances are fantastic and the cable tv and internet were fantastic. Kathy is fantastic and even rescued us as we thought we locked ourselves out of the house(how embarrassing is it that we just didn't turn the key far enough) she was there within two minutes. Nice pool but I was the only one to jump in. Doors on bedrooms are very interesting. Neighbors are fantastic. Kathy is very knowledgeable of the area and gave advice on which roads were quicker. Definitely will come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Summer 2016

  • 5 of 5

If you are like me and obsess over finding the perfect place to stay ... then look no further. This place has it all: lots of space, saltwater pool, canal, big kitchen, outdoor entertaining area, plenty of parking, multiple tvs, cable with premium channels, lots of bathrooms, and plenty of beds. Add to all of that, Kathy is a kind and helpful host who was avaiable when needed. Initially I was worried we might be too isolated from the beach, grocery stores, or other activities. No need to worry. The location is perfect. The house is close to multiple grocery stores, drug stores, Dunkin Donuts for morning coffee, dine-in restaurants, and fast food. Activities we desired such as beaches, biking, casinos, and downtown Fort Lauderdale were only 10 mins away and state parks, kayaking, fishing, museums, and local festivals were all 15 to 20 mins. Very close! The house is clean and well stocked with most everything you will need and then some. I would love to come back very soon.

P.S. Thanks Kathy for the recommendation to go to the Hard Rock for the 4th of July festivities. The band was fun, food trucks delicious, and fireworks were amazing!

P.S.S. Miles sends big hugs to Lola. ;-)

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed your house! Thank you so much for everything Kathy and for all your great suggestions! We had so much fun!! Your house was everything we needed and more!!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always absolutely my pleasure when I have guests such as yourselves I hope all your vacations are wonderful and I thank you again for allowing me to host you
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Fort Lauderdale International
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Plantation Preserve
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Tri Rail
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I 95 Florida Turnpike I 595
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Flanigans
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Fort Lauderdale
Car: necessary

Las Olas Beach,Everglades National Park and Fort Lauderdale Waterways are must sees. Beautiful golf courses, Multiple museums and South Florida nightlife. South Beach Downton Las Olas and Wilton Manors are all within 30 minutes from the house

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Rates & Availability

South Fort Lauderdale House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,750
$6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

more than 6 people rates subject to vary

strict 60 day 50 % cancellation fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

South Fort Lauderdale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , handicap accessible shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Master bath
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 2 roll away twins
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , full size futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Master suite Second bedroom with double bed Third bedroom with double futon 2 roll away twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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