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Privacy awaits you in this tropical paradise!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Close to everything in the beautiful and convenient area of Citrus Isles!

Experience the Florida lifestyle in your private house on a canal! After all, isn't that why you're coming here? Tropical flowers abound and fountains gurgle. Enjoy your own solar-heated pool or sit on the dock and marvel at nature. Become a grill master or just order in from many great restaurants. Located in a quiet and friendly neighborhood close to shops, the beach and all that Fort Lauderdale has to offer. The beach is only 3.5 miles away and Las Olas only 2.5 miles away.

The master bedroom features a romantic queen size bed and a private bath. The guest room has 2 twin beds. There is a comfortable double sofa bed in the living room. The open floor plan features a well-appointed kitchen with granite counter tops and a bar with stools that opens into the large dining room and living room, all enclosed by glass with views to the lush backyard and inviting pool.

Eat in or out as an outdoor dining set seats 6. Lots of other patio furniture provide lounging, sleeping or conversing opportunities. Watch for the green parrots that fly over almost every afternoon and the iguanas that sun on the dock!

Quality linens, beach towels, beach chairs, beach umbrella, books, games, and DVDs are provided. There is a full size washer/dryer for your use as well. There are 2 TVs with an extensive Direct-TV package. One is in the LR; the other in the MBR. Wireless internet is available everywhere on the property. There is a carport for parking with another off-street parking space available.

More Details

Debbie Vass
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Rudimentary Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Debbie Vass

This was my home for many years and it holds a special place in my heart. My late husband and I fell in love with the neighborhood. After many years of living on a boat, we bought a great house as well as a place to keep our sailboat. I still have many friends on the street and visit often. But, lifestyles change, and I now live closeby in a condo near the beach.

I think of all my renters as my guests and, whenever possible, I like to meet them personally and help them settle in.

Debbie Vass purchased this house in 1992

Why Debbie Vass chose Downtown

The Spanish style speaks to me and I have decorated to reflect that colorful culture. The neighborhood is friendly and safe, with a park nearby. It is also conveniently located for access to the airport and the cruise port, as well as the beach, Las Olas, and all that South Florida offers.


Downtown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 4:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen sofa bed in LR
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


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Privacy awaits you in this tropical paradise!
average rating of 4.818182 based on 44 reviews

Wonderful stay! Felt very much at home

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful property and a great location. Felt very relaxed and at home. We had a wonderful time and very much enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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pure tranquility

  • 5 of 5

Not a gulf coast villa but someone's home.

Tastefully decorated but we spent most of our time around the pool

So relaxing

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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We had High Hopes

  • 2 of 5

Just hope you don't have to deal w/John, Debbies biz partner. We landed this nice looking on paper rental just 2 weeks prior to arrival . When we arrived the pool was green on one entire side. According to John "that's to be expected when paying a summer rate in July" Funny, I don't remember a "Summer Rate" being mentioned in the add. I called John to mention the pool and he said well you know you're only paying about XYZ a night what more do you want. According to my credit card I was paying like Quite a bit more a night. This guy was convinced my family was getting a Deal so the pool being green should be a non issue. I would suggest Debbie puts in her add "Hey if you plan to rent durring the summer the pool may be green" Oh yeah "my buisness partner John is not very hospitable". The house was clean. The master bath extremely small (maybe even not legal) I really think it would be impossible to fall down in the master bath, it is that small and be carefull washing or rinsing your face in the master sink, you may get stabbed in the eye from the funky faucet handle . Other than not being able to use the pool until the last night once the smell of chemicals dissapated. I probably would not be back because of how John treated me over the phone. I am from NY and usually show tough skin but I deceided to take the high road with him so I did not argue. He on the other hand decided to tell me I should be happy with what I had

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so sorry that it did not meet your expectations, Bob. Our 40 or so other reviewers would disagree. You did get free dockage for your boat, lots of help in regards to that and early entry. Your last phone call to John indicated that you wanted to come back. We're not sure what happened since then. The pool motor did have to be replaced while you were there but I have a picture of the pool that shows that it was clear, attractive and usable during your stay.
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Great location- quaint neighborhood. Perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

The property had everything we needed. Very easy check-in and checkout. Super convenient to airport and convention center. Loved the pool and access to the canal. We will stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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In love with Casa del Sol!!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed all the amenities of this property. It was very comfortable, clean and included everything we expected. The décor and furnishings were beautiful. I loved that it was situated on the canal and we could watch the boats passing. We all enjoyed the pool and backyard lounges. I would recommend this property to anyone that is looking for a relaxing family vacation spot. The owner, Debbie Vass, was extremely gracious and helpful.

Kirsten K

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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From Gulf Breeze Florida

The house is just beautiful from the decor to the tropical foliage all the amenities included!

  • 5 of 5

Casa del Sol was the perfect relaxing getaway I was hoping for. The house is very beautiful and very comfortable, We could not have been more pleased.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
3.5 Miles
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park
Car: recommended

Close to the cruise port of Port Everglades and the Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale International airport. The Hard Rock Casino is only 7 miles away. Shop on our version of Rodeo Drive, Las Olas, which is only minutes away, or cruise the waterways of the Venice of America. All this is at your fingertips in your centrally-located quiet, safe neighborhood. Miami Beach and all it has to offer is only 30 minutes away or visit the fascinating ecosystem of the Everglades.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Please contact me if you need to cancel and I will try to work with you!
Check in at 4 pm. Check out at 10 am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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