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Modern Two-bedroom Apartment at Villa Tunis, heated pool & tropical garden

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 680 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Fully modernized two-bedroom, one bath apartment in Victoria Park

Villa Tunis is paradise in lovely Victoria Park a short distance to Ft. Lauderdale world famous beaches. Our comfortable two-bedroom apartment has tasteful furnishings, sleeps four, and has access to a heated pool and tropical gardens.

Newly updated, our Modern Two-bedroom, One-bath Apartment has new hardwood floors in the living room and bedrooms and porcelain tiles in the kitchen and bathroom. When you open the front door, comfortable leather sofas invite you to relax in the living room or watch your favorite programs on the 42-inch TV. Colorful papyrus paintings add excitement to the walls as do reproductions of ancient Egyptian monuments. Living, dining and kitchen areas form a free flowing space allowing a variety of entertainment options.

The kitchen is fully equipped with the dishes and utensils needed for a great stay. It has granite counters with natural stone trim and a cedar ceiling. Each of the two bedrooms has ample closets with individual TVs. The bathroom has new fixtures suited to modern living.

Guests have full access to the apartment and the grounds including the tropical garden and patio plus the heated pool shared with the other four apartments that comprise Villa Tunis. Our guests share a free laundry room.

Free parking is available in the front of the property.

All apartments have complete kitchens with microwaves, coffee makers, toasters, ample closets with irons and ironing boards, central air-conditioning, smart televisions in the living rooms and bedrooms, WI-FI systems with high-speed internet, dishwashers, garbage disposals and plenty of fresh linens.

A quiet paradise in Victoria Park, Villa Tunis consists of five exclusive apartments that share a common heated pool and tropical garden.

Villa Tunis complies with state and local ordinances governing vacation rentals. Our Ft. Lauderdale Vacation Rental Certificate of Compliance No. is 1600057. When renting in Ft. Lauderdale, look for this certificate to ensure that the rental meets local codes. As per the ordinance: “it is unlawful for sexual offenders to occupy this residence.”

More Details

Owner
Ernest A. Slingsby
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Ernest A. Slingsby

Villa Tunis is a dream that grew out of our life in our villa in a village southwest of Cairo, Egypt. Due to the unrest in 2103, we now live in south Florida, only a few miles west of Villa Tunis. Handicrafts in Villa Tunis come from the village or the souks of Cairo and reflect 20 years of life there.

These experiences bring an international flavor to Villa Tunis as well as an understanding of the excitement of traveling to a new location and exploring all that the setting has to offer.

We live close to Villa Tunis and are always ready to help guests enjoy their vacations with us.

Ernest A. Slingsby purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Ernest A. Slingsby chose Downtown

Galleria Mall is 1.5 miles east of Villa Tunis. There you can find a wide array of shops and restaurants.

The Beaches

Ft. Lauderdale pristine beaches are about 2 miles from Villa Tunis. After passing the Galleria Mall, continue east on E Sunrise Blvd. until you reach A1A. The beaches are on the left and right. Either you can park in the metered spaces on the back streets, along A1A in some places, or there are also pay parking lots.

While at the beaches, do not forget to visit the Bonnet House and gardens located on 900 Birch Road just off A1A. Check on the internet for hours and days of operation as they change from time-to-time.

The Water Taxis

Several water taxis ply the various canals that make Ft. Lauderdale the Venice of South Florida. The closest station is located east of Galleria Mall at 2670 E Sunrise Blvd. Walk through the lobby the hotel and the water taxi station No. 9 is located on the canal (the hotel management will help you find the taxi station). Check the Water Taxi web page for schedules, station locations and tariffs.

Las Olas Boulevard is a few blocks away from Villa Tunis. Just walk or drive south along NE 15th Avenue (or any of the other avenues as most go through) until you reach the boulevard. Once there, you can find a variety of restaurants, bars, shops and galleries plus other consumer services.

Wilton Manors and its bars and shops are a short drive. Just take NE 15th Avenue north until you reach Flying L Drive and you will be in the center of Wilton Manors. Bars, shops and restaurants are located on both sides of the drive.

What makes this apartment unique

Holiday Park and Victoria Park

Holiday Park is half a block north of Villa Tunis. It has jogging paths, tennis courts, and a wide variety of sports activities.

There is a bike rental facility north of Holiday Park on East Sunrise Boulevard next to the public library located on NE 14th Avenue and E. Sunrise Boulevard.

Victoria Park is a safe, historic neighborhood filled with people who walk along the streets and avenues in the mornings and evenings. Walk along the streets to see colorful mansions and their lush gardens. You can also walk along the canals that give Ft. Lauderdale its reputation as being the Venice of south Florida.

Groceries and Shopping

The Winn-Dixie shopping mall is located on NE 6th Street just off US-1. It is about two blocks from Villa Tunis. The Winn-Dixie mall also has several other shops and restaurants as well.

Fresh Market is located about four blocks away on NE 4th Street and US-1. Both shopping areas have coin-operated or regular laundries and dry cleaning establishments.

Publix is located on East Sunrise Blvd (or US-1) and NE 15th Street about half-a-mile from Villa Tunis. Walgreens is located across the street. There is a CVS Pharmacy next to the Galleria Mall (see below).

Whole Foods is about 2 miles north on North US-1 (E Sunrise Blvd).

The Gateway Theatre shows a variety of international and US films and is located in the Gateway Mall about a mile East of Villa Tunis on E. Sunrise Blvd. There are also several shops and restaurants located in the mall.

Las Olas Boulevard is a few blocks away from Villa Tunis. Just walk or drive south along NE 15th Avenue (or any of the other avenues as most go through) until you reach the boulevard. Once there, you can find a variety of restaurants, bars, shops and galleries.

Amenities

Downtown Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 680 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Thoroughly modernized bathroom with shower/tub combination.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both bedrooms have ample closets and flat screen TVs.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Villa Tunis is 1.8 miles away from the award winning beach of Ft. Lauderdale. It is also close to shopping in the Galleria Mall, Las Olas and Wilton Manors. Holiday Park is half a block away with tennis, jogging trails, and multiple sports activities. Walk along the canals that make Ft. Lauderdale the Venice of south Florida.

Reviews

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Modern Two-bedroom Apartment at Villa Tunis, heated pool & tropical garden
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews
Pincourt, Quebec, Canada
5

Excellent Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from Fort Lauderdale where we had the pleasure of staying at the Villa Tunis.

Gamal Gareeb met us at the Villa and politely showed us all the rudiments.

He was diligent in familiarizing us with the various appliances etc.

Mr Slingsby was very cordial in greeting us the following day.

The Villa is exactly as advertised. It is spotless and the beds are very comfortable. The property is well taken care of and has all the appliances and implements required for a comfortable stay.

We highly recommend it to all who wish to visit that area, and we hope to oneday return.

It is convenient and very close to the airport and it is also close to many food markets and restaurants.

Thank you Gamal and Mr Slingsby for a great vacation.

Rollande, Manon and Cy Daly. Montreal Quebec, Canada

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Cy, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Tunis. You and your family were wonderful guests and great to get to know. The apartment was in excellent condition when you left and we hope that you and your family will be able to stay with us again at Villa Tunis. It is a great place to escape the cold of winter, or even to come for a summer outing. All the best, Ernest
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Vero Beach, FL
5

A wonderful place to call home!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed at Villa Tunis and it was even more warm, welcoming, and wonderful than the first.

Ernest was so accommodating as we had some special requirements regarding staff for our booth at the Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show. He was a pleasure to work with.

Gamal is a fantastic manager and always ready to help in any way. It was like seeing an old friend when he greeted us in the parking area upon our arrival.

The apartment was perfect with some special welcoming touches. Everything was spotless and beautifully decorated. We will definitely be back next year.

Thanks Ernest and Gamal for your great hospitality. You made a very busy week just a bit more enjoyable.

Carol and Bob

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Carol and Bob, We greatly enjoyed having you stay with us again this year for the Boat Show and hope that your booth was highly successful -- so that you'll come back next year! As always, you were great guests. We hope that you'll consider coming back to spend a bit of time off with us as you were extremely busy at the boat show. Come back again soon! All the best, Ernest
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5

Very nice and modern apartment, it feels like home.

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived we were welcome by the manager, a very nice person. We strongly recommend this place. Hopefully we will retuned very soon. Puente's family and friend.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Adriana, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Villa Tunis and thank you for the fine review. It is wonderful to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay with us. We hope that you come back again soon! Ernest
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect spot in a neighborhood location. You can't ask for nicer place to stay with the most wonderful caretakers. The property is beautifully kept and laid out for a relaxing getaway.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Amy, It is wonderful to hear that our guests, such as you, enjoyed their stay at Villa Tunis. Thank you for the kind compliments. We hope that you will stay with us again, soon! Ernest
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 5 nights for them Tortuga music festival and fell in love with everything it had to offer. Gamal was an amazing host. He made sure that we were well taken care of every day and was readily available to answer questions or help with an issue. All of the units are newly renovated and very, very clean. We we're worried about the shared pool but in fact we needed up meeting some really fun people. We can't wait to book again for next year. Just a quick note, this property is with in walking distance of a grocery store and a liquor store. Thank you Earnest and Gamal! (I hope your trip was a blast Gamal!) - Laura and Josh

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Laura and Josh, We are always happy to hear that our guests are able to socialize with other guests and maximize their stay with us at Villa Tunis. As you said, Gamal delights in ensuring that our guests enjoy their stay. Hurry back to stay with us again! Ernest
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice apartment. Grounds are well kept. Gamal is wonderful and made our stay a pleasure! He is so helpful and pleasant at all times. He is receptive to any questions and a wealth of local knowledge. He gave us great recommendations for local sites to see along with dining recommendations.

The only negative of the stay was internet and tv was intermittently working for last few days but was addressed promptly by owner and Gamal.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Debra, Thank you for your wonderful review of Villa Tunis. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please hurry back to stay with us again, soon. All the best, Ernest
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Ft. Lauderdale International
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US-1
Nearest Beach
1.8 Miles
Ft. Lauderdale Beaches
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $133 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed.

Check in time is 4:00 p.m. and check out time is 11:00 a.m. These scheduled times must be adhered to to allow sufficient time to clean the apartment between departing and arriving guests. If needed, we can usually make arrangement to store guest's luggage prior to check in.

Only guests registered at the time of reservation confirmation are permitted.

Please see cancellation policy and sample rental agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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