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Fun Downtown Location!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Minutes to beach, Spacious, clean, comfortable 2 bedroom 1 bath condo

Quaint condo features 2 bedrooms, living room with flat screen TV, dining room, full kitchen with all you'll need to prepare meals; washer/dryer in unit, and free parking. Fresh paint and brand new carpeting in Feb 2017; always meticulously clean and ready for you to relax and enjoy. Walk to shops, cafes, antique and thrift stores, live theater, post office, marina, manatee viewing area, and nightclubs. Miles of scenic beaches, golf course and major restaurant chains within 5 minutes drive. Spot manatees and dolphins in the Indian River, walk the beach at sunset, experience newly hatched sea turtles making their way down the beach into the Atlantic Ocean, view a rocket launch from Kennedy Space Center, explore miles of birding trails, and so much more. One hour easy drive from Orlando theme parks and Orlando International Airport. You will not be disappointed by this quiet condo located in historic downtown Melbourne. Simple, clean, comfortable and in an area that offers something fun for everyone.


Owner
Richard and Mary Larson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 10, 2017

About Richard and Mary Larson

We are residents of Melbourne, Florida. We relocated here after living in the Northeast all of our lives, including 25 years in Maine. We have come to love this beautiful, sunny place where life is relaxed and the weather makes us happy year round!

Richard and Mary Larson purchased this condo in 2012

Why Richard and Mary Larson chose Florida Central East

We love the Historic Downtown Melbourne shops, restaurants and cafes. We hope to retire to our vacation property where we will be able to enjoy walking to all that downtown has to offer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Greetings Rich and Mary,

Melbourne is a beautiful city. Saw a rainbow when we entered the city and knew that we would have a blessed stay. You have made your condo very nice for us "tourists". I truly like how you have arranged everything from the beach towel basket to the books to read. Met a lot of friendly people and a fantastic church family. We felt at home the first week. Looking forward to returning next year. We thank you for the opportunity to discover this jewel on the Atlantic Coast!
Jan 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Melbourne International Airport
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Crane Creek Reserves Golf Course
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Amtrak - Sanford Florida
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Indialantic Beach
Car: recommended

Amenities

Melbourne Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Walk-in shower, his & her sinks, clean and spacious. Towels and hand-soap provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Comfortable pillow-top mattress; tv w/cable
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sleep sofa - queen size.
  • Lovely master bedroom, queen pillow top mattress, TV w/basic cable, large closet, bureau.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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Fun Downtown Location!
average rating of 4.625 based on 22 reviews
5

Big. Condo nd safe area

  • 5 of 5

Clean..if u like to party nd not drive..you will love it..waz there for work nd didnt get to enjoy as much..

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spacious, well maintained and in an ideal location.

  • 5 of 5

During my stay at this condo in August 2017, I found it to be comfortable, clean, and spacious. It was quiet in the evening, and I always enjoyed a good night's sleep. Being steps away from Old Melbourne, it was fun to wander 'downtown ' to see the shops and restaurants. It is close to Hwy 192, which takes you up to I-95. From there you can travel north to Orlando and all it's attractions, or south to beaches, museums and natural preserves.

I would recommend staying here. Friendly, personable owners. Plenty of space for a family. And lots of interesting, fun activities for every age.

Definitely a choice condo for vacationers.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Clean and relaxing

  • 4 of 5

The house was very nice and clean. It was very close to a lot of the places we went. There was a lot of restaurants and stores either a short drive or walk downtown. The only downfall was the noises of the night life downtown on Friday and Saturday nights plus the trains that came through. We would want to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Summertime Traveler

  • 3 of 5

The condo was very clean & the location was good if you don't want to stay on the beach.

The sofa & loveseat both need to be replaced as they both are tilted to the front making them very uncomfortable to set or lay on, the condo only has (1) small TV in the living room & the 2nd bedroom doesn't have a bed in it.

It has a sofa laid out for a bed. If they would replace the sofa & loveseat, put a bed in 2nd bedroom and add a larger TV in the living room and move the small TV to the master bedroom it would be a much nicer place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We have not had any other complaints about the sofa in the living room or the sleep sofa in the second bedroom, so were unaware of any issues with them. We appreciate your suggestions as to how we can improve our guests' experience. Thank you for taking the time to post your concerns in your review. To future guests, please don't hesitate to contact us during your stay with your feedback so things can be addressed in a timely manner for you.
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4

Nice place to stay

  • 4 of 5

Nice place to stay and well provisioned. Very convenient and well within walking distance of many shops and restaurants. With the exception of a leaky faucet and a struggling air conditioner, overall stay was very nice. Well done!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our condo for your stay. We were unaware that the air conditioner was "struggling" during your visit. Fortunately, our most recent guest notified us right away that it seemed to be having difficulty cooling the condo, and we had a technician out the same day so that the issue was resolved without delay. We encourage all of our guests to utilize the contact numbers provided on a list at the condo (located on the fridge) to let us or our repairmen know of any issues so that they can be addressed immediately. Thank you for posting your review and we are sorry we didn't have the opportunity to address your concerns while you were staying.
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5

Nice place to stay and right to old Melbourne town with all the newest small shops and eateries

  • 5 of 5

Condo was easy to get to and has a large parking lot, and a short drive over the nearby causeway to the beach. Condo has nice furnishing, a new range and microwave. Fridge was spacious and had an ice maker. Beds were plush. It had a lot of privacy. The only thing I couldn't find was a hair dryer. Would recommend it for a stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $100

Self check-in is after 6 p.m. on the day of guest arrival. The lock box code and unit address will be provided once final rental payment is made. Check-out is at 9 a.m. Check out times can be negotiated on an individual basis. Please contact us if you need a different check-in time. Please follow guidelines for check out posted in condo to ensure return of your refundable deposit. Unit is non-smoking and pets are not allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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