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Wow! Right on the Intracoastal Waterway + Boat Dock - Direct Waterfront Property

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 31 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

BEST LOCATION SEBASTIAN HAS TO OFFER DIRECTLY ON THE INDIAN RIVER!!! Improve your outlook on your next vacation! Tired of the hassle of trailing and then launching your boat EVERY TIME you want to go fishing? Then spend a weekend, a week or more at our vacation home and relax! Just walk out to your boat, hop in and take off! We are located directly on the west shore of the Indian River intracoastal waterway across from Sebastian Inlet, a world renown saltwater fishing destination!

In coming to Sebastian, choose wisely. You want to be where the inlet is for quick access to the ocean. Our house is just 2 miles south of the Inlet and 1/8 mile south of the City boat ramp.

No boat? No worries!! There's plenty to do or not do. Just relax in the shade on our dock and do some fishing. Catch snook, redfish, trout, and much more in the grass flats right off the end of the dock!

Not a fisherman? No problem there either! You can sit on our porch or lay in the hammock just steps from the Waterway where you can enjoy the river breeze and observe such wildlife as dolphins, manatees, osprey, bald eagles, cranes, pelicans and much more or just watch the never ending parade of boats go by. Take a trip to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge. The Sebastian Inlet has some of the best surfing in Florida. Swim, snorkel or sun on our unspoiled natural beaches. No high rises here!

Enjoy a spectacular morning sunrise on the Indian River from the foot of your bed or right on our back porch! From our home, you won't see any roads with traffic, concrete high rises, bridges or other unnatural structures to spoil the view. Just water, wildlife and natural Florida fauna. In addition, make sure your vacation home choice does not have you driving everywhere. All of the river front restaurants and parks are within walking distance. There's a pet park, City park, free kids water park, public boat ramp and 2 City fishing piers just steps outside our front door. The City park hosts arts and crafts shows many weekends throughout the year.

For July 4th, it just doesn't get any better than our location. July 4th festivities include a parade down Indian River Drive (same street the house is on), art and craft show in the Park and fireworks at night on the island DIRECTLY across from our dock! The view is absolutely incredible! People drive for miles to see what is just outside our door.

Want to jog, walk or bike with a view of the water? Then enjoy our 4 mile Riverwalk. This walk takes you along Indian River Drive and the entire river front of the City proper. Riverwalk park also has free Friday night concerts in the park the first six months of the year. We love to grab a lawn chair, head on over and relax with a wonderful evening of music. Of course, there's the Sebastian Inlet with it's unspoiled beaches and State parks which is a short drive or boat ride away. No concrete jungle here, just fabulous Florida as it used to be. So bring the entire family. Pets are welcome too!

The house itself has plenty of amenities. We have 3 large flat screen TV's, DVDs, internet, Sealy mattresses in every room, state of the art kitchen, free laundry room, full array of board games and much more! You won't find a cleaner more comfortable place! We know you will enjoy our home and the City of Sebastian as much as we do. It truly is one of a kind! Reserve your time now!

From Sebastian Chamber of Commerce:

Welcome to the Sebastian River Area, one of Florida's authentic Treasure Coast communities on the Indian River Lagoon and home to America's first National Wildlife Refuge, Pelican Island. The Sebastian River Area is located on the central east coast of Florida and is situated in the northernmost part of Indian River County about 15 miles north of Vero Beach and 20 miles south of Melbourne. The area is well known for the rare antiquities that have washed upon its shores. Treasure hunters continue to search our beaches for gold, jewelry, and other artifacts lost in history. Sebastian Inlet State Park is the premier saltwater fishing spot on Florida's east coast; favored by anglers for catching snook, redfish, bluefish, and Spanish mackerel from its jetties. Surfing is also a popular recreation and several major competitions are held here every year. The Indian River Lagoon National Scenic Byway, a nationally designated byway runs through the Sebastian River Area. The Indian River Lagoon, which is North America's most biologically diverse estuary, the St. Sebastian River, Blue Cypress Lake, and the Stick Marsh are fishing hotspots and a boater's paradise. Sebastian hosts one of the most spectacular skydiving views in the world.

More Details

Owner
Matt and Meg
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 8, 2017

About Matt and Meg

Matt & Meg and their three young sons have strong ties to the Sebastian area. Meg grew up in Sebastian and graduated from Sebastian River High School.

Matt and Meg purchased this house in 2015

Why Matt and Meg chose Florida Central East

Although work has brought us far away from Florida over the years. Meg has always wanted a second home in Sebastian to expose our boys to Florida life!

What makes this house unique

This home is such a perfect balance of 'old florida' charm and beauty + perfect location in Sebastian for walking to all the 'hot spots' + updated, convenient home layout and furnishings which are very family friendly. Not to mention... quick drive to the beach, and an easy day trip to the Disney/Universal parks.

Amenities

Sebastian House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Utility Bath off Laundry Room.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds include trundles (sleeps 4 total)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom; Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Sleeps 2
  • Beds to sleep 9.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5

Perfect Family Spot

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our family to spend the 4th and celebrate a momentous year in our lives. We kayaked, walked across in the water to an island, enjoyed the fireworks and so many more things. The best was seeing a manatee right off the dock one morning as we fished and they enjoyed their breakfast! Our entire family (MIL, husband, myself, 21, 20, 18, and 3 year old) were all extremely comfortable and enjoyed it. My only advice is to prepare for the little bugs that are really bad in the morning through mid day- they will get you!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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This was a beautiful property and well maintained.

  • 5 of 5

We chose the location to be near a family function and discovered we enjoyed the location on the Indian River very much! Each morning the dining room was aglow with an incredible sunrise. We spent time on the porch throughout the day enjoying the view. We even ventured out in the kayaks provided with the house.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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nestled in the trees.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay here The house was neat and clean. The water is shallow at the end of the dock No fish. Walk to center of town was great. Loved seating out on the water watching birds and boaters. Thanks again.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us. Sorry you didn't have any luck catching fish..... I know it can be frustrating watching them just below your feet and jumping around you but not catch them!!
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5

Great peaceful relaxing spot

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time that we have stayed at this Property. It offers a great private tropical setting

right on the Intracoastal Waterway and has a great dock where you can fish or just watch the various

species of sea life. The rear deck is great for relaxing and visiting with friends and spotting dolphins

that pass by. It is a great walk along the waterfront on Indian River Drive that offers restaurants, bars,

shops, and a nice park. I would recommend this property to anyone wanting to relax and unwind!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent --5 star

  • 5 of 5

Very much enjoyed this house. Very comfortable, loved the kitchen. Having a dock in the back yard and being able to keep the boat at the house and not having to launch it every day, made the stay even more enjoyable. Being able to sit on the deck and watch the sunrise was a great way to start our day. Very close to a lot of good restaurants--and is very close to one of the best sky-diving programs in the country. I have already recommended this house to a friend.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay! Thanks for the recommendation. Hope to have you back!
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Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a few days at this comfy house on the river in Sebastian. Woke up each day to the sun coming up over the beautiful

Intercostal waterway! We were able to dock our boat, fish, ride our bikes along Indian River Dr. ..

Immediate access to stores, restaurants and Sebastian's waterfront parks.

I would recommend this house to anyone looking for a peaceful getaway.😎

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Earls Hideaway, Tiki Bar & Grill
Nearest Motorway
6.5 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Mulligans, Captain Hirams, Squid Lips
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Wabasso Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Sebastian House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter 2018
Jan 4 2018 - Feb 8 2018
31 night minimum stay
$5,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$235
$1,395
$4,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $450
Housekeeping Fee $135 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Standard rate applies for all holidays.
All guest must sign short-term rental agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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