Lovely Old Home in Historic Downtown Vero Beach
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- Minimum stay:30 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Three bedrooms sleep five overall. The larger bedrooms are at either end of the house -- perfect for two couples wanting to share but still have some privacy. The smaller bedroom shares a bath with the master bedroom. Two baths, one with a tub/shower and the other a walk in shower. Open plan living room and dining area. Florida room and outdoor room. Fenced back yard. Ceiling fans throughout. Heat and air conditioning (except in the Florida room).
REDUCED RATE FOR SNOWBIRDS: Save on rental for the season: four months at $2,500 plus taxes and fees, or six months at $2,000 plus taxes and fees. Contact owner for quote.
Member since: 2014
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- This home is ideal for couples who are looking for a quiet vacation in a small Florida town offering both cultural amenities and all the sun and water fun that Florida is famous for. Centrally located, 5 miles to the beach, 5 miles to the regional mall, walking distance to restaurants and public library....moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Wildlife Viewing
Located right of Vero Beach's historic downtown. The neighborhood has sidewalks, is made up of single family, duplexes, businesses, churches, library, courthouse, parks, restaurants, cafes....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
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Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2017
30 night min stay
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 11%
SPECIAL RATES FOR LONGER RENTALS:
Holiday Rental: Spend Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. November 15 through January 15 for $5,000 plus taxes and fees. Contact owner for quote.
Snowbird Rental: Spend four to six months at the reduced monthly rate of $2,200 plus taxes and fees. Contact owner for quote.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Vero Beach is a small town with big cultural and recreational opportunities.
Cultural: Vero Beach Art Museum with exhibits, classes, and lectures. The Atlantic Classical Orchestra, with both symphony orchestra
and chamber music series. Art Under the Oaks Art Festival March 13-15, 2015.
Gardening: McKee Botanical Garden. Indian River Garden Fest the last weekend of January 2015.
Beaches: Many beaches on the ocean and the Indian River Lagoon. Sun, surf and sand.
Fishing: Both salt and fresh water fishing, ocean, Indian River Lagoon, Blue Cypress Lake, and the Stick Marsh.
Restaurants and Cafes: Vero Beach and vicinity offer a restaurants for a wide variety of tastes and prices. You can walk to several from the house, including La Patisserie and Tea and Chi. The Osceola Bistro has both indoor and outdoor seating, and it's dog-friendly! Some of my favorites are Kata, 14th Avenue Steakhouse, Melody Inn, Bijou, and Bacci Trattoria. A little further afield, I enjoy the unique atmosphere and ocean view of the Ocean Grill for a special dinner out. For a casual beach breakfast or lunch, I like the Seaside Grill, on the boardwalk in Jaycee Park. Try Marsh Landing for wonderful Florida and southern food (frog legs, swamp cabbage) and a glimpse of the history and agriculture of Indian River County in Fellsmere.
Year Purchased: 1988
About the owner: I grew up in New England and came to Florida after completing my master's degree. I lived in this house for 26 years; I ran my consulting business out of the bonus room, and later rode my bicycle to my job less than a half mile away. I finally moved to Melbourne when I took a job at Harris Corporation.
Why the Owner Chose Vero Beach, FL, USA:
I love this old house and the neighborhood. Wood floors, awning windows, lovely light. There are sidewalks all through the neighborhood, so it's easy and safe to walk to the public library, or to the restaurants, cafes and galleries in the Downtown. But to tell the truth, it was the breeze that always cools the outdoor room and the old crape myrtle that convinced me to buy the house.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
I guess it's the light in this house that is especially lovely. And it is centrally located. Make a short drive to the beach or shopping, walk to church, bike to the park, take the bus that passes nearby. Vero Beach offers such a variety of attractions. In addition to its many natural resources, it has a number of excellent cultural offerings, including the Vero Beach Museum, the Riverside Theater, and the Atlantic Classical Orchestra. These and many more are nearby.
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Most of the time you'll come into the house using the 18th Avenue entrance.
Up three stairs to the kitchen door, decorated here for Christmas.
The fully equipped kitchen offers a full-sized stove and range.
This is the view of the house from 21st St showing the Florida room windows.
The fireplace is a lovely focal point for the living room, but decorative only.
The master bedroom, with cordless pleated binds, a ceiling fan.
From the master bedroom looking out into the hall. There's a nice sized closet.
The small bedroom has a single bed and shares a bathroom with the master bedroom
The 3rd bedroom separated from the LR by the Florida Room for lots of privary.
The 'garage bedroom' has its own bathroom, exterior door, and A/C.
The garage bedroom also has its own bathroom, with walk-in show, done in stone.
Pass through the wrought iron gate into a large outdoor room.
The kitchen has a full-sized refrigerator and several new counter top appliances
The kitchen has a dishwasher and double sink.
This living room window overlooks the fish pond on the south side of the house.
Here's the living room - the south windows have louvred shutters for privacy.
The master bedroom has a queen-sized SelectComfort bed.
The bathroom next to the master bedroom has a tub/shower, and vintage tile.
This photo was taken from the Florida room looking toward the living room.
Originally the garage, the 3rd bedroom now sleeps two. Slate floors add texture.
The 'garage bedroom' features built in shelves and a walk-in closet.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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