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Located In The Heart Of Downtown Melbourne, Just Minutes From Melbourne Beaches!

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Located In The Heart Of Downtown Melbourne, Just Minutes From Melbourne Beaches!

The Flats in Downtown Melbourne is a unique triplex located in the heart Downtown Melbourne, just steps from shopping and dining! The Tropical Escape unit is located on the first floor, very clean, non-smoking, and artistically decorated with tropical decor to be your relaxing home away from home! The Tropical Escape comfortably accommodates two guests! It has been completely renovated, but still maintains its original historic character throughout including the original patina pine hardwood flooring, unique trim details, and claw foot tub!

Enjoy the breath taking views of dolphins playing in the Indian River Lagoon along your short ride to Melbourne Beaches! Walking distance to Manatee Park where local manatees are often seen playing in the warm waters of Crane Creek.

Many famous attractions are an hour or less from The Flats in Downtown Melbourne. Disney, Universal Studios, Wet N Wild, Kennedy Space Center, Ron Jon’s Surf Shop in Cocoa Beach and Port Canaveral just to mention a few. There are also many fun things to do in Melbourne such as canoeing in Turkey Creek, jet skiing in the Indian River Lagoon, and paddle boarding and surfing in Melbourne Beach! Also, enjoy Sea Turtle season, May- October, we are the largest sea turtle nesting area in the USA. The Suite offers a plush queen size bed. In the full bathroom you will enjoy soaking the day away in the free standing claw foot tub!

Spend your mornings by the fireplace in living room or strolling through Downtown Melbourne! You can also watch your favorite movies or local stations in the living area on the flat screen television. WiFi is available.

The full kitchen is equipped with a stove, microwave, refrigerator, toaster, kitchen utensils, pots and pan, and dishes to prepare your own home cooked meals. The unique dinette for two located in the main living area provides the perfect environment to have a glass of wine over dinner while enjoying the original fireplace!

The Tropical Escape also offers a full size washer and dryer just off the kitchen. There is a beautiful paver parking area out front, suitable for one vehicle per unit, so no need to worry about parking along the roadside in Downtown!

The Flats in Downtown Melbourne is the perfect romantic getaway or refuge for leisure or business travel!

Be sure to check out our other properties if this one is not available for your travel dates! The Loft at The Flats in Downtown Melbourne, The Island Escape and The Castle in Downtown Melbourne, see links below.

Island Escape

The Castle

The Loft

More Details

Ashley Vanskyhawk
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Ashley Vanskyhawk

We are a family owned and operated Vacation Rental who is excited to share all the wonderful things that the Space Coast has to offer. We have been in the Melbourne area since 1987 and have enjoyed all the breath taking experiences this area has to offer. From the beautiful beaches to strolls in Downtown Melbourne, this is home to us. We hope you enjoy your stay and all the fun relaxing things there are to do around you!


Melbourne Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • The Tropical Escape offers one bathroom. Soak the day away in the free standing claw foot tub!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The Tropical Escape offers one bedroom with a plush queen size bed, a five drawer dresser, and walk in closet. You will feel historic character with a tropical flair when you enter the room, perfect for escaping for some rest and relaxation!
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Located In The Heart Of Downtown Melbourne, Just Minutes From Melbourne Beaches!
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Cozy little flat in the heart of downtown Melbourne

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with the cleanliness and amenities of this cozy flat in downtown Melbourne. We thoroughly enjoyed the location, visiting local businesses and the waterfront. The flat is equipped with everything you need to enjoy your stay from toiletries and fresh towels to coffee and a well equipped kitchen. The bed was very comfortable. The outdoor seating is a nice touch. Ashley is wonderful to work with and quickly responds to inquiries. If you enjoy historic homes and a walking community, this home will be a perfect fit for you.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The stay was excellent. Exactly what I was hopeing for. Close to old downtown, beaches, airport.

  • 5 of 5

The neighborhood was quiet and safe. Enjoyed evening walks in the area. The unit itself was very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great accomodations!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was a perfect fit for two. The fact that it is walking distance to so many places to eat is a huge plus. The quaint quiet location was perfect and the accommodations were clean and welcoming.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

Walking distance to historic district with restaurants, shops, etc and 5 minutes over causeway to beaches. Clean, well equipped and owner and manager accommodating and responsive. Stayed for a month in February. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing And Very Relaxing Place

  • 5 of 5

This place was amazing, everything we needed and lots of shops and restaurants in walking distance. Will reserve again,

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for what I needed, a cozy little place to just relax at. I loved it that everything is so close, all in walking distance. I never needed to drive anywhere to find a place to eat or to find little gifts. The owners are such nice people, I would for sure come back!

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Damage Deposit $300

Cancellation Policy-

100% Credit for future stay if reservation is canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. Rates subject to change.

Rental Agreement- Please refer to the attached rental agreement for all details agreed to upon booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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