Tropical Charming Oasis

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

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. Cottage fee is not included advertised price for main House.

House together with Cottage are also available for longterm rentals

Also available for trade with other homes around the world.

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/24/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2046 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 unless accompanied by adults...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 2 full baths

Other Amenities

  • 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....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Village:

    The property is located walking distance to the village of Coconut Grove and Marina...moreless

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


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central HVAC...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    4 car max in driveway...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Kitchen:

    Open eat-in kitchen with skylight...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Groceries can be supplied upon request, if list provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    one lady cross country one man cross country one cruise bike All bikes are fairly new...moreless

  • Deck / Patio

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 16 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
spring summer autumn
May 1 - Oct 15, 2018
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • final cleaning fee $190


On the property there is also a Cottage totally separated and not visible from Main House. Cottage is rented yearly to a nice quiet French Man named Robert. He can help you in case of questions you have about the area or the House. You will have total privacy. Monthly rates available. If somebody is interested in renting House + Cottage longterm, please let me know. No party's nor events allowed. Keep noise level down and no screaming in all areas. 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 for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Miami Int Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Greenstreet Caffe
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Port of Miami
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Biltmore Hotel Golf
0.3 Miles
Nearest Train
Metro Rail Douglas Rd
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 1
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Greenstreet caffe
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
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.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: 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

Why the Owner Chose Coconut Grove, Miami, FL, USA:
This charming home is an oasis close to many different areas of Miami.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
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.

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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/24/2016

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 27, 2016

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Tropical charming oasis

Coconut Grove, Miami, FL, USA #655542

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