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Fun Cute Comfortable Convenient - Starfish Cottage - Next to South Beach & Park

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 980 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Super Cute & Comfy Cottage Sleeps 4, Only Steps To South Beach Park And Beach!

STARFISH COTTAGE at South Beach -

- Vero Beach's most excellent and comfortable cottage home -

- newly designer renovated - modern & bright & clean -

- in front of South Beach oceanfront park entrance -

- lifeguard at beach -

- Vero Beach's finest & funnest -

- 2 bedroom vacation cottage -

- sleeps 4 guests on incredibly comfy new beds -

- great food and drink w/in close walking distance -

What do we love about vacationing at the STARFISH COTTAGE at South Beach? Let me count the ways!

-+- the beach - South Beach Oceanfront Park -+-

We and our children (and sometimes even our kids' best friends) love hanging out at one of Vero Beach's most excellent surfing, boogie boarding and swimming beaches,

On the South Beach oceanfront park beach, directly adjacent to the Cottages at South Beach (only one low- traffic road to cross) - the STARFISH COTTAGE is the 2nd closest home to the park!

And we particularly like the security and safety of having a lifeguard present (200 level steps to the lifeguard station from the Cottages at South Beach);

New kitchen, new washer & new dryer! -+-

We appreciate knowing that our dinner is going to cook at the right temperature, our clothes are going to come out of the washer and dryer in the same or better condition than they entered, and our morning coffee is going to be fresh and wonderful!

-+- the fun indoor games & sports -+-

We appreciate having super fun indoor games and sports available to keep everyone happy in the evenings, on rainy days, on day-after Disney or Universal recuperation days, and on day-after sunburn days, including all kinds of fun / challenging board and card games which are located throughout the Cottages at South Beach.

Comcast cable TV opens the door to endless entertainment options,

And of course super fast internet throughout the STARFISH COTTAGE brings the entertainment possibilities of the entire world to the Cottages at South Beach 24 hours a day / 7 days a week / 365 days a year;

-+- excellent base for Florida excursions -+-

We like to use the STARFISH COTTAGE at South Beach vacation home as a base for further exploration in eastern / central Florida, with cruise departures, key resorts and cities being an easy day trip away from Vero Beach, including: Walt Disney World, Epcot Center, Universal Studios, Cape Canaveral, everglades alligator excursions, Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, and Miami;

-+- the public parks -+-

We love exploring Vero Beach's excellent public parks, including the kids playground and life-guarded beach at adjacent South Beach Oceanfront Park (only one low traffic road to cross).

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The STARFISH COTTAGE at South Beach is a newly updated / custom designed and custom furnished cottage home offering unsurpassed amenities and possibilities in its price range, unique to the Vero Beach, Florida area.

The STARFISH COTTAGE at South Beach sleeps 4 family members or guests comfortably in 2 bedrooms (two twins in the guest bedroom, and a queen bed sleeps two in the master bedroom).

The home is designed and completely upgraded to be comfortable and fun for family members of all ages, while at the same time private and relaxing for the adults.

The excellent location of the STARFISH COTTAGE at South Beach (adjacent to South Beach Oceanfront Park) offers easy access to the Atlantic ocean.

The STARFISH COTTAGE at South Beach is located only steps from a life-guarded beach, through adjacent South Beach oceanfront park, the home sits in the heart of Vero Beach's acclaimed South Beach area among historic buildings and estates, as well as being walking distance close to great restaurants and bars.

Because the STARFISH COTTAGE at South Beach's American owner is one of china's largest antiques collectors / dealers, the Starfish Cottage renovation team, led by leading international residential interior designer Liza G., were able to source, select and incorporate a number of exceptional antique Chinese architectural elements, as well as both exquisite and provincial antique Chinese furniture, into the STARFISH COTTAGE's incredibly comfortable custom designed interior design refurbishment. Don't worry, the house is entirely kid friendly!

Outdoor lovers will enjoy sunbathing or a nip in the ocean at the life-guarded beach, or even the experience of kayaking and surfing at adjacent recreational park areas with public beach access.

The soothing waters and white sandy beaches of the Atlantic ocean and Vero Beach's treasure coast await you at the STARFISH COTTAGE at South Beach!

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See more pictures of STARFISH COTTAGE on the Houzz interior design site soon.

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If STARFISH COTTAGE is unavailable for the dates which you prefer, please consider our other wonderful Vero Beach SOUTH BEACH COTTAGES - which together constitute the 1st, 2nd and 3rd closest homes to the entrance to Vero Beach's famous South Beach Oceanfront Park:

- AQUA COTTAGE (largest South Beach Cottage,

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms on two floors)

vrbo 595333

- CORAL COTTAGE (more rooms, larger living spaces

than Starfish, plus extra bathroom)

vrbo 591488

More Details

Property Manager
Angela Waldrop
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 8, 2017

About Angela Waldrop

The inspiration for THE STARFISH COTTAGE AT SOUTH BEACH comes from its designer in chief, Liza G, a world renown interior designer who splits her time between luxury home projects in Florida and China. She kept the Starfish Cottage design team on their toes as she ensured that we chose, positioned, used and re-purposed Chinese antiques in conjunction with modern western furniture and furnishings in the most practical and beautiful settings. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Liza's design direction resulted in the Starfish Cottage's emphasis on both beauty and usefulness, whereby important and collectible antiques sit side by side with simple but unique countryside items as well as modern appliances, furniture and furnishings. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ The owner's family also owns and operates the largest antiques dealer in Shanghai, China - Green Antiques. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ The owner of White Surf is an American lawyer, real estate developer and businessman living in Shanghai China, who regularly spends time with his family in beautiful Vero Beach.

Angela Waldrop purchased this house in 2013

Why Angela Waldrop chose Florida Central East

STARFISH COTTAGE was renovated in 2014 as one of the owner's extended family 'keeper' Vero Beach vacation homes. Vero Beach is where the folks retired long ago, and where part of the family has relocated. The other siblings and relatives travel to Vero Beach regularly. We love it here!

Amenities

Vero Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • Bathroom is updated and super clean with new towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Sleeps 4 in new beds with new mattresses and new sheets in the two bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
No weddings or other parties / events allowed - our neighbors will thank you for your understanding.

Reviews

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5

Absolutely amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

The Starfish Cottage is one of the most amazing getaways ever!! It was spotlessly clean, comfortable and beautifully decorated. Everything that we needed for an enjoyable time and great cooking was so thoughtfully provided. The location is perfect, right next to the beach, and peaceful. The owners/managers obviously put a lot of thought into making this cottage a well-equipped, very charming and relaxing home away from home. We absolutely loved the Starfish Cottage and hope to go back very soon!!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely cottage just steps from an awesome Florida beach

  • 4 of 5

Starfish cottage was perfect for my short stay in Vero Beach. The beach accessories in the garage were excellent for bringing what I needed to spend all day in the ocean and lounging on the sand. The cottage is well stocked with towels, dishes, bedding, etc. It's beachy shabby chic decor is charming. I loved being able to walk to the ocean in just a few minutes. I used the bike to explore the neighborhood, but to get to the center of the beach town for restaurants and shops, you probably need a car. The grocery store is across the Indian River bridge, about 2 miles. The toilet leaks and was running every few minutes and should be repaired. Overall, a lovely stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

WONDERFUL COTTAGE

  • 5 of 5

COTTAGE WAS WONDERFUL AND SO ADORABLE! IT WAS CLEAN, WELL SUPPLIED KITCHEN, A LOT OF ITEMS FOR BEACH AND OTHER OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, LINENS, WASHER AND DRYER AS WELL AS SOAP, AND GRILL. IT WAS A SHORT WALK TO THE BEACH. PRICE WAS RIGHT TOO, WE WOULD STAY THERE AGAIN, WE DIDN'T WANT TO LEAVE! WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT!

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

Everything as advertised! So close to the beach we could hear the waves.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable place overall. It was perfect for our two adults and 8 year old. Unlike a hotel, we didn't have to worry about others hearing us move about, and we enjoyed quiet as well. Kitchen was well stocked. Everything we needed for the beach was provided. Great little pizza place right around the corner. Angela was great to work with, replying to my questions promptly. I would love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped. We needed nothing except a chest of drawers in each bedroom. The furniture was massive and not "beach house" style. Except for the huge coffee table taking up so much room and low chairs in the living room, it was very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Cute and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location to the beach and ocean. Cottage had everything we needed available. We just bought groceries and moved in for the week!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Orlando, West Palm, Melbourne Airports all nearby
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Many Great Bars in South Beach / Barrier Island
Nearest Ferry
90 Miles
Easy Access to Ft. Lauderdale & Miami Cruises
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Moorings, Riomar, Quail, Grand Harbour, Many More
Nearest Train
90 Miles
Check out the train rides at Disney - Nearby
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
A1A just yards away - I-95 & Fl. Turnpike Nearby
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Many Great Restaurants in South Beach
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Intercoastal Waterskiing - Public Boat Ramps
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
South Beach Park - Lifeguards and Great Swimming

THE COTTAGES AT SOUTH BEACH are located in one of Vero Beach's most spectacular locations (adjacent to South Beach Oceanfront Park) - standing in the park one has breathtaking unobstructed endless views of, and direct walking access to, the Atlantic Ocean and surrounding park green spaces. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ THE COTTAGES AT SOUTH BEACH sit in the heart of Vero Beach's acclaimed South Beach area among historic buildings and estate homes. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Outdoor lovers will enjoy sunbathing or a nip in the ocean at the life-guarded beach, or even the experience of ocean kayaking and surfing at adjacent recreational park areas with public beach access! ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Vero Beach was rated 'Best Small Town in Florida and 12th in the Nation' and named one of 'The 100 Best Art Towns in America'. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Vero Beach has been written up by the Wall Street Journal, who said it was an unsung Florida getaway. It is also recognized as 'The Citrus Capital of the World' with its domestic market and worldwide export of delicious Indian River citrus. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Known as the 'Gateway to the Tropics,' Vero Beach's residents and visitors enjoy its casual elegance, lush tropical climate, high quality of life, and abundance of recreational activities. Vero Beach golf in particular is incredibly popular. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Indian River County is located at the northern border of Florida's warmest thermal belt. Yearly rainfall in 2000 was 47 inches. September is usually known as the rainy month, with June, October and August following next in order. The period of least rainfall usually occurs from November to April. The average year round temperature is 82, summer 89, winter 74.3. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Vero Beach is a great jumping off point for excursions to Walt Disney World, Epcot Center, Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, Cruises departing from Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, everglades alligator airboat tours. the Florida Keys and Key West. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ The soothing waters and white sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean await you at THE COTTAGES AT SOUTH BEACH!

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Rates & Availability

Vero Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Special
Jun 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$75
 
 
2017 Pre Holiday Relaxation
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
2018 Early Booking Specials
Dec 20 2017 - Jul 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until reservation and payment is confirmed.

Additional cleaning charges will apply if the house is left in unusually dirty condition.

Tenant is responsible for the cost of repair or replacement of all damaged, broken or missing items.

Refunds will only be granted for reservation cancellations made more than 180 days in advance.

Florida Occupancy Tax does not apply for rentals exceeding 6 months.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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