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Ultimate Beach House. #1 Five Story 6 Bedroom Beach House. Steps From The Sand

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 3,050 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

UBH Is 90 Steps From The Beach. Perfect For A Getaway Or Beach Wedding

The 'Ultimate Beach House' is the perfect house for a beach getaway or family reunion . Our house is a one of a kind beach house unlike any other house in Ft. Lauderdale. Voted best new beach house in Los olas on the beach. It is a '5 level' beach cottage that has 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, dinning room with seating for 12, living room, and breakfast area with seating for 4. There is a great bunk room downstairs for the kids that sleeps 4. Also downstairs is a huge hangout area with a big screen TV, pool table, and dart board and a pull out couch that turns into a king bed. We have a 24ft beautiful Swimming Pool with a small water fall. We have an out door seating area with a fire pit. It can sleep 12 to 19 people comfortably. Everything in the house is brand new from the floors to the windows to the three 80" big screen TVS and new furniture.

We are located perfectly close to everything. Most importantly we are only 97 steps from the beach. We are 2 miles from Los Olas blvd, 1.2 miles from Galleria mall, 1 mile from Target, 1.2 miles from Publix grocery.

When you rent our house you will get our ' How to enjoy Ft. Lauderdale Book' This is a book of all the best restaurants, movie theaters, fun things to do, Night life locations and all those secret places only the locals know about.

We have everything you need for the beach I including 10 beach chairs , beach towels,beach tents, a cooler, and beach toys.

Our goal for you is to have the best vacation ever. Renting our house is not just a house rental, its a decision to not just stay in a normal house, but in the Ultimate Beach House!!!!!

More Details

Doug and Ashley
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

About Doug and Ashley

My Husband and I both grew up in the south myself in Tennessee and him in Georgia. I always had a dream to live in the Ultimate beach house. About 5 years ago we moved to Florida in the search of that house. We finally found the house like no other. Over the past year we have renovated the whole house giving an older classic a modern new feel. We have two children Rhili Love (6 yrs) and Summer Faith (3 yrs). My Husband works on a stage production team and when he travels our family travels with him. We would love to share our home with you and let you get a taste of the Florida Beach Life.

Doug and Ashley purchased this house in 2014

Why Doug and Ashley chose Downtown

We purchased this house because this house was unlike any house we had ever stepped into. It truly is a Beach house. A 5 level master piece. The only way to describe this house is the Ultimate Beach House.

What makes this house unique

The feel of the house is like you are staying at home. While many other houses are setup and decorated as a rental with no design our house feels and breathes the beach. this is our house and the warm feeling you get when you walk in makes you feel like you are at home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I wanted to pass on a review for the house at 3333 16th Place. I normally don't leave reviews, But Doug and Ashley were amazing to work with on planning our vacation. They were great in communication before during and after (received my Deposit back in 1 week) . Ashley made us a tips to enjoy yourself in Ft Luaderdale book that gave us all great places to eat and go and enjoy. Thanks for all the great recommendations. It was great to be so close to the beach We went on a walk every morning. The beach is also very private. Perfect for me and my family. It was not a bunch of party kids like other areas of the beach were the hotels are located.

The location of the house is also great as it is 1 mile from everywhere you want to go.

Thumbs Up to Doug and Ashley for doing it right in creating the Ultimate Beach House.

Oct 2014
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Downtown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 5 new master upstairs - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • 4 full 1 half bath
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 Master (Sleeps 2) - 1 king , Master 1 (Sleeps 2) king Size and full bath
    Bedroom 3 (Sleeps 2) - 1 queen , Bed Room 3 (Sleeps 2) has a Queen Size Bed
    Bedroom 4 (Sleeps 2-3) - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bedroom 4 (Sleeps 2-3) double day bed and a pull out single
    Bedroom 6 bunk bed room - 4 twin/ single , Perfect kids room with 4 bunk beds right off the game room
    Bedroom 5 (Sleeps3-4) - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , LOFT (Sleeps 3 - 4) Loft has two twins and a king
    Bedroom 2 Master (Sleeps 2) - 1 king , Bedroom 2 (Sleeps 2) king size bed
    Bedroom 7 game room pull out Queen - 1 sleep sofa /futon , The game room has a pull out sofa Queen
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Ultimate Beach House. #1 Five Story 6 Bedroom Beach House. Steps From The Sand
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 60 reviews
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Beautiful space, accommodating hosts

  • 5 of 5

Doug and Ashley's beach house was perfect for our group of 14. There was plenty of space—including enough beds for everyone but two pairs to have their own!—and beautiful nautical-themed decor throughout. The dining table and living room could accommodate our large group comfortably and proved ideal for holding meetings and enjoying meals.

I can't say enough about how fantastic the location is. The beach is just a 1-2 minute walk away from the home. And in case that's too far, we also got plenty of use out of the backyard pool and lounge area!

To make it all better, Doug and Ashley were wonderful hosts—extremely responsive over VRBO messages and text. 10/10! We would love to stay here again if we're ever back in Fort Lauderdale.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This stay on the beach at Ft Lauderdale was probably the most enjoyable vacation my family has ever experienced. The location was the best in town. Close to Galleria Mall. I met people at the beach that said they had heard about the Las Olas Blvd shopping, eating and clubbing area when they were in England. Needless to say, the beach shoppes and tourist attractions are right there too. The sand of the beach is 84 steps from the front door of the house. AND THE HOUSE.... it's like none ever I've ever seen. CLEAN, beautifully decorated in a beachy style and well maintained. The first floor with 1 bedroom with 4 beds and the recreation room. The kids loved area. It was perfect for them to have as "their area.". My teenagers loved the pool table and having the large screen TV to themselves. The second floor had 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Plenty of secluded and separated sleeping spaces there. The 3rd floor had a huge family room which opened up to the kitchen and a screened in balcony seating area over looking the pool. All 14 of us were able to watch TV, cook and just be together on the 4th floor. The next level/floor had another bedroom and 2 bathrooms and the dining room. We were able to seat all 14 of us at one time around the huge dining room table. My favorite place to sleep was in the 5th story loft which had 2 more beds and a kids play area. The king bed in the loft window was my personal escape as I was able to look at the ocean during the day, the moon as I went to sleep and the morning sunrise without moving or getting out of bed. Doug had all the necessary toys out back by the pool. Also, resting or sunbathing by the pool was immensely enhanced by the sounds of the waterfall and the seagulls flying overhead. We booked this house for our vacation for next year before we even left town we loved it so much. Some of the things we did were deep sea fishing from the dock down the street, the evening dinner cruise on the Jungle Queen also just down the road and took a day trip to Billy Bob Swamp Buggies and Air Boats. The one morning that it rained, we went to the Childrens Museum. All in all, it was great.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you! We had a wonderful Girls trip and would rent the house again!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect House for 3 couples and 7 kids, No hesitation will book again

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Doug and Ashley for sharing your amazing house with our family. I normally don't leave detailed reviews, but our stay was above and beyond amazing thanks to the detail you have put into the house.

To start the house size and layout was perfect. The parents each had their own rooms with bathrooms and then the bunk bed room, and loft and girls room each gave our girls and boys there own area. The House had the living/TV room upstairs for the adults and the game/TV room for the kids down stairs. The Games, Pool Table, Dart Board and Game station entertained my kids ages 9-17yrs the one day it rained. The pool had toys, floats and plenty of seating for us. The screened in back porch was a popular coffee stop each morning and wine stop each night.

The kitchen, grill, fryer, crock pot, blender and other cooking appliances were all great. They had everything we needed to cook everyday. Doug was even great and brought us a second tank of gas for the grill after grilling for 5 straight days.

The sheets and blankets all looked brand new and the cleanliness of the houses was amazing. The house has an old beach feel with decorations that make you feel like you are staying at home.

The location was perfect. We walked on the beach and watched the sunrise every morning on the board walk on the beach (about 150 feet from the house) Each day the kids loved the beach. It was very private and had a life guard stand located right in our area so it was like we had a private life guard to watch us. One night we went to dinner on Los Olas Blvd about 2 miles from the house (Great night life area) We ate at Rocco's Tacos. We went on the jungle queen tour that showed all the houses on the canals and yachts and then stopped for a barbeque on an island and had a small variety show that the kids and adults all enjoyed. One morning the dads and teen boys did a deep sea fishing trip and we cooked the fish they caught for dinner and it was amazing.

The trip was truly amazing and was memories our families will always remember. The house was perfect and we will defiantly be coming back to make this a tradition.

We calculated that we saved 45% by renting your house over getting 6 hotel rooms.

Thanks again for all the recommendations and helping us have an amazing vacation.

13 happy vacationers

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Vacation by the Beach

  • 5 of 5

This is a truly unique house due to the footprint inside. The pictures really don't do it justice. As soon as we walked in - we knew that our vacation with 3 generations of family (8 adults, 3 children) would be a great one. The house provides a really social yet relaxing feel, but at the same time there is a ridiculous pool area out back and is literally across the street from the beach. Doug is a great host and made sure we knew he was available at a moment's notice to help. He's just a mile and a half away and was more than helpful with any questions we had. We'd stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome house. Awesome location.

  • 5 of 5

This house is amazing. This was perfect for our group of 7 adults and two kids. You can't beat the proximity to the beach, and for the rainy days the loft was great for the kids to play. Doug was very attentive, and made sure we were comfortable. I would totally stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Fort Lauderdale Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Beach Bar, Lulu's, Fat Tuesdays, Parrot Lounge
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Water Taxi
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Coral Ridge Country Club
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Casablanca,PF Chang,Trulucks,Seasons52,Sushi,Pizza
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Fort Lauderdale Beach

Relax and chill at the house.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.