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Tropical charming oasis

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,046 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2b/2b Charming Main House and a separate Studio Cottage

This beautiful updated 2000 sq. ft. tropical splendor built in 1923 if filled with charm and natural light. Centrally located in the southern part of Coconut Grove, the property is just walking distance to this artsy-fun village and marina, and a short drive to Miami International Airport, downtown Miami, Design District, Key Biscayne and Miami Beach. This British-colonial style home has cypress cathedral ceilings with beams, Florida pine wood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that open up to entertaining areas overlooking the pool patio and tropical garden area. The home has 2 large bedrooms and 2 full baths, a huge living room with wood burning fireplace , a formal dining room that comfortably seats 10 and large sun-infused open kitchen with stainless steel appliances, 2 Dishwashers, 2 sinks, oversized peninsula, breakfast areas and skylight. Amenities include an outdoor grill and 3 bicycles to explore the many wonderful attractions that are just minutes away like the beautiful Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden. The driveway accommodates 4 cars and is secured by 2 Gates.

The property also has a detached secluded Studio/Cottage with its own Washer Dryer, full Kitchen and full bath. This charming cottage is 450 sq. ft has a separate entrance and parking and can be rented separately.

Main House also available for yearly rental.

More Details

Owner
Edesio Biffoni
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 16, 2017

About Edesio Biffoni

My name is Edesio Biffoni and I was born in Switzerland and speak 5 languages Italian, French, German, Spanish, English. I live in the US since 1980 and in Coconut Grove since 2000. I spent 15 years in New York and Connecticut before coming down to beautiful weather and the beaches

Edesio Biffoni purchased this house in 2000

Why Edesio Biffoni chose Coconut Grove

This charming home is an oasis close to many different areas of Miami.

What makes this house unique

home is in walking distance to the charming town of Coconut Grove and Marina and shops like Merrick Park. Home is totally private and gated.

Amenities

Southwest Coconut Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2046 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 full baths
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 large bedrooms
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
You also have the fabulous open Merrick Park shopping center with restaurants just half mile from the House. You can also walk in to town of Coconut Grove and enjoy its special cozy flair.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Tropical charming oasis
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
4

Charming Visit

  • 4 of 5

This property was perfect for our visit. We were within minutes of walking distance to the quaint Coconut Grove downtown area with lots of cool eateries and shops. The home itself was so charming. Every attention to detail has been thought of...beautiful art work, décor, the seclusion of the outdoor pool was fabulous. Just such a nice place to rest, relax and/or catch up with family/friends. A true vacation! The owner (Ed) was super courteous and accommodating. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This was a great property conveniently located in Coconut Grove.

  • 5 of 5

Great place, well stocked with all the necessities and a great location. We stayed during the Coconut Grove Art Festival so very easy to walk to all the action. I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a quiet get-away!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place to stay in a perfect neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We stayed two month in this charming property and everything was as described. The place is big and bright, the rooms are very comfortable and there is everything you need, including a lovely pool, to have a very pleasant stay. We didn't know Miami and we loved Coconut Grove which is very convenient to visit Miami. The shops and restaurants are very close as well as all the places of interest to see in Miami. If you want to avoid the crowds of Miami Beach, Coconut Grove is the place to be. Edesio was very helpful and always on the lookout for our well being. We absolutely recommend this place if you want to stay for a short term or long term rental.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely and restful hideaway.

  • 5 of 5

This is a gorgeous rental that manages to be completely relaxing but plush simultaneously. The house was so lovely and comfortable, that at times we found ourselves relaxing on-site rather than following through on plans to explore. The house was beautifully equipped so when we had a dinner with friends there I felt as if I were in my own home. Loved having the bikes to ride around in the neighborhood. Edesio is a true pleasure to deal with and I am grateful he rents out this lovely home to guests.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Home

  • 5 of 5

The house was great, very charming, the host Ed was very attentive and responsive to any questions.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

Five of us: husband, daughter, her two daughters in their 20s and myself were very pleased with this beautiful house. For us the location was perfect: easily accessible to both the Perez Art Center and Biscayne Bay to the north as well as to our other daughter's family in Palmetto Bay to the south. Our granddaughters appreciated their morning jogs to Starbucks in Coconut Grove center while we old folks lingered over our espressos and grooved on the beauty all around us. Yes, we would be happy to return.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Miami Int Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Greenstreet Caffe
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Port of Miami
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Biltmore Hotel Golf
Nearest Train
0.3 Miles
Metro Rail Douglas Rd
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
US 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Greenstreet caffe
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Key Biscayne
Car: not necessary

Property walking distance to the town of Coconut Grove and also the Marina. You can walk 10 min from the House to town where you'll find shops restaurants parks and the marina. The town is very cozy fun and artistic.

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Rates & Availability

Southwest Coconut Grove House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
spring summer autumn
May 1 2017 - Oct 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$399
 
 
Winter
Oct 16 2017 - Apr 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
$499
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $500
final cleaning fee $190

MONTHLY RATES available. There is also a total Separate Cottage at the property and if interested in renting House + Cottage longterm ( 6 Months minimum ) , please let me know. No party's nor events allowed. Property is rented to max 4 people. For people staying more then one week, cleaning service will be necessary.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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