"Welcome to Our Tropical & Private Home Located Near Downtown Fort Lauderdale"

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Last updated: 10/10/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The neighborhood “Shady Banks” sits along the New River which is a romantic, safe old Fort Lauderdale area.
Our charming 1,200-sq/ft home offers 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, a Florida room and a pool within a secluded, fenced back yard. This home offers a 1 King bed, 1 Queen and a sleeper sofa.
This cozy home was completely renovated in 2014. Washer/dryer, dishwasher, free Wifi, Cable TV, Central AC, gas barbeque grill, fully stocked kitchen with granite counter tops, linen and towels are included.
“Shady Banks” is a quiet, secluded and untouched Fort Lauderdale area within close proximity to the museum and to vibrant and charming Las Olas for shopping and dining, as well as to romantic monthly Jazz brunches at downtown Riverwalk. The house is located within 4.5 miles away from the Florida’s most beautiful Beach on A1A.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

    25 years +...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children should be safe swimmers. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside at pool site permitted ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Master Bedroom has a King size bed, desk and a flat screen TV. The guest bedroom has a queen size bed. The Florida Room has a sleeper sofa for a possible 5th guest. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Two completely remodeled bathrooms with walk-in showers

Other Amenities

  • My favorite beach is the Hollywood (Florida Hollywood) Broadwalk. No cars allowed. The Broadwalk is great for walking and the restaurants remind you of the 50th. Less expensive restaurants while the Hollywood Beach itself is fabulous. A must see!...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    U-Verse High Definition cable ...moreless

  • Television:

    Late model 60" Flat screen smart TV ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The house is 2 miles from the heart of downtown....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining Table seats 4 plus two bar stools at kitchen counter...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Internet:

    Free High Speed Internet with High Definition...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Please look at photos...moreless

  • Parking:

    20x24ft new paver driveway...moreless

  • Telephone:

    For Local and 911 emergency calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels provided, but please bring you own beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:



  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:


  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen has been remodeled with new white cabinets and granite counter tops. The kitchen is equipped with just about anything you need, like your own home....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered outdoor dining area with a patio Table and 6 chairs...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    The pool area is surrounded by tropical landscaping and a wooden fence for complete privacy. ...moreless



Write a review 5
from 29 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
May 1 - Oct 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$1,100 $3,800
High Season
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2017
4 night min stay
$1,200 $4,000
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$1,100 $3,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • One-time cleaning fee $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 10/10/2016
Check availability
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates


6.7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Lauderdale International
1 Miles
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fort Lauderdale

Car: Necessary

Private House with Pool, 2/2 plus Florida Room

“Shady Banks” a romantic old Fort Lauderdale area with mature trees and parks. 'Shady Banks' hugs the New River and there is only one street in and one street out. Excellent for walking in a safe neighborhood.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1987

About the owner: My wife and I have owned this property since 1987. I was born in Germany and moved to the US in 1964. For the last 35 years my business has been commercial photography and we have resided in downtown Fort Lauderdale since 1980.

Why the Owner Chose South Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA:
Our home is located in an untouched old, charming and quiet neighborhood. Located in a charming quiet neighborhood. This completely remodeled home Is a perfect place to enjoy your vaction. This home sits in an untouched Florida setting offering a completely private romantic pool with tropical landscaping. Bring your bathing suit and flip flops and start vacation here.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Shady Banks is a residential neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. With approximately 500 homes on quiet, tree-lined streets, it is located on the banks of the New River and contains Hortt Park and the Bill Keith Nature Preserve. It is conveniently close to I-95, Fort Lauderdale Airport, downtown Fort Lauderdale and our famous beach. The Shady Banks community is made up of a mixture of young families, adults and retirees. Our neighbors are proud of Shady Banks and think it's a great place to live or visit!

Contact us

Speaks: english, german


  • Pool View

    Pool View

  • Living Area 2

    Living Area 2

  • Kitchen


  • Florida Room and Bar

    Florida Room and Bar

  • Dining Area 2

    Dining Area 2

  • Bathroom 2

    Bathroom 2

  • Master Bedroom 2

    Master Bedroom 2

  • Office Area

    Office Area

  • Front Entrance

    Front Entrance

  • Intracoastal Waterways

    Intracoastal Waterways

  • Hollywood Beach
and Broadwalk

    Hollywood Beach and Broadwalk

  • Patio View

    Patio View

  • Living Area 1

    Living Area 1

  • Kitchen towards Pool

    Kitchen towards Pool

  • Florida Room

    Florida Room

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Master Bathroom 1

    Master Bathroom 1

  • Master Bedroom 1

    Master Bedroom 1

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Street View

    Street View

  • Our Neighborhood Park, has Tennis, Basketball, Baseball
and Children's Play Area

    Our Neighborhood Park, has Tennis, Basketball, Baseball and Children's Play Area

  • Las Olas 'Downtown'

    Las Olas 'Downtown'

VRBO #670680

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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