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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights


About the property

If You Like Water, This Is It - Million Dollar Views from the House + the Beach!

With grand views of the intracoastal from both floors, you can watch the water, dolphins, and boating activities surrounding you all day long. You can even see the most amazing sunsets from your very own private dock or screened porch, and see the sun rise at the beach across the street! This paradise of a two-story waterfront home is a great getaway for a couple and also perfect for families or two couples - each floor is its own separate retreat complete with living areas with 55" LED TVs, strong WiFi, large bedrooms, bar/lounge areas, coffee stations, outdoor living areas and full baths. You can even fish right from the private dock - fishing poles, two kayaks, and two paddle boards are included for your use during your stay. The kayaks and paddle boards are easily launched just steps from the house.

The home is located in the heart of Hutchinson Island, so you can walk to restaurants, stores, and the private neighborhood beach and pool right on the ocean. And no need to walk to the intracoastal to watch the boats go by, because you can watch that from your own house! Amazing views from the screened patio, million dollar views from the living room and the kitchen. And then there's the "dolphin bar" on the first floor right on the water! Dolphins frolic and swim by, and pelicans land on the dock and fly by the windows all day. And the guest room is located downstairs with its own bath, and kitchen area with a refrigerator and sink. The master bedroom is located on the second floor with the living room and large gourmet kitchen. You'll enjoy a king-size pillow top mattress and Egyptian cotton sheets in your Caribbean sleigh bed. The kitchen is equipped with Subzero refrigerator and freezer separate built-ins. There is also an additional prep sink on the kitchen island to watch the water activities while preparing dinner. The Dacor oven has both conventional and convection settings, and the flat cooktop has five burners. It is a very open floorplan for coastal living, and the second floor includes a screened in patio off of the kitchen and living room.

There is high-speed cable and wifi throughout the house and a 55" LED HDTV television in the living room as well as downstairs in the bar/lounge.

The sunset views are absolutely amazing from the house, and the ocean is just across the street for watching the sunrise. The home is located in a community with a large private beach, tiki hut, heated pool, shuffle board, and a clubhouse with a fitness center, pool tables, and a library. There are club activities like parties, bingo, water aerobics in the pool during the winter and yoga on the beach in the clubhouse twice a week all year. The pool is right on the beach with a resort feel -- multiple lounge chairs, tables with bench seating, and umbrellas. And there are pool floats, fun noodles, and beach gear provided for you at the house.

Back at the house, the bar on the first floor leads out to a large outdoor sitting area right on the water! Or, you can go out on the private 100 foot dock and take in the scenery sitting on Adirondack chairs to catch the views.

You can walk to great restaurants that are located just outside the community: Pietro's on the Ocean for lunch or dinner with a large outside deck directly on the Atlantic Ocean for casual dining with a live band some evenings, or indoors with another bar or gourmet dining; The Magic Oyster for dinner or happy hour that includes $1 oysters. There is also a convenience store to walk to with a deli, another casual deli/ice cream shop, and the Marriott across the street has a Starbucks cafe with beakfast and a tiki bar with lunch. There are lots of other restaurants very nearby, or you can choose to barbecue on the gas grill located on the back patio.

We just bought this home in early 2016 and have outfitted it like our own vacation home, because it is! We live nearby and when we do not have guests enjoying the house, we spend the weekend having our own relaxing mini vacation.

Please note that there is an HOA application for stays greater than 14 days and it includes a background check.

More Details

Kathleen Freihofer
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Kathleen Freihofer

We purchased this property in January 2016 as our weekend home. It is furnished and treated as our own weekend retreat, and have decided to share it as a vacation rental for others to enjoy when we are not enjoying it ourselves.

Kathleen Freihofer purchased this house in 2016


Hutchinson Island South House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lakefront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 double
  • Downstairs has a queen size bed in the bedroom, and a full size sleeper sofa in the bar next to the bedroom.
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews

Nice relaxing stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice vacation over the recent holiday. The location is great and the house was very spacious and comfortable for our 5 person group. Kitchen was great for cooking our meals. Kayaks were a great option for us- beautiful paddles down the inland waterway. Overall a nice place to relax and enjoy the beach. The only reason I didn’t give 5 stars is a few things in the house needed attention which I relayed to the owners. Kate was great and I’m sure things will continue to be maintained.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: For future travelers, the very minor things brought to my attention by John have been resolved. Thank you, John.
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Livermore, CO

Very nice with incredible views of intercoastal. Awesome sunsets.

  • 5 of 5

Close to beach and restaurants. Fishing was great from the dock and kayaks.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

From start to finish we enjoyed our stay. There were only two of us so we didn't use the downstairs bedroom but it would have worked well for two couples. The washer and dryer came in very handy as we were on an extended vacation and traveling around Florida. The pier was nice but the weather kept us mostly indoors when we were there. Bikes, kayaks and paddle boards were in the small storage area but again weather kept us from using them. :(

The beach across the street is beautiful and we were able to walk along the beach several times. The home has a HUGE fridge and a separate HUGE freezer. The only drawback I can think of was the upstairs bedroom's TV was very small and I didn't see one at all in the downstairs bedroom but I may have missed it. The TV in the living room is large with amazing picture quality though. Communication with the owner was great through the booking site! There are a few places to eat close by but we did end up driving into Stewart or Jupiter to dine out.

Overall an excellent location that is great for relaxing and enjoying amazing sunsets. We will book again in the future!

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nicely appointed and great fishing at your doorstep! We plan on staying again.

  • 5 of 5

The hardwood floors are gorgeous, the large kitchen island is reaaly nice, the sunset views are beautiful, and the bedding is high quality. All this and great fishing too.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palm City

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Great amenities. Sunsets were magnificent. Neighbors were very welcoming.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Palm Beach
Nearest Beach
Jensen Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $110 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

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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