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Ft Lauderdale, In Historical Victoria Park. Walk To Beach, Shops, Restaurants

Andrew Wright

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: french, spanish, portuguese
Bedrooms 2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Andrew Wright

Member since: 2011
Speaks: french, spanish, portuguese
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Ft Lauderdale, In Historical Victoria Park. Walk To Beach, Shops, Restaurants

Bedrooms 2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Fort Lauderdale Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Imagine yourself nestled among the trees, mansions and cottages of historical Victoria Park. You have found your perfect vacation home. Just a five minute walk from the shops and restaurants of historical Las Olas Boulevard and a 20 minute walk along the tree lined streets and waterways of Las Olas to the beach, this loft style home is the perfect vacation rental. This 2/2 features cathedral, wood ceilings, with an en suite, loft style, master bedroom, with views of tree lined streets, and Key West style homes. The master bedroom can be accessed by the spiral staircase, and overlooks the living room. The second bedroom that opens directly out onto the private courtyard has it's own full bathroom down the hall. The intracostal waterway is just 2 blocks away in the quaint Victoria Park. Try paddle boarding lessons, bring a picnic or even have a wedding in the romantic Victoria Park Gazebo. Easy access to the water taxi, bus, or simply walking to nearby destinations means you can easily leave your car behind. Check our link below for nightlife activities on the beach or Las Olas Boulevard. The nightlife district of Wilton Manors is only minutes away by taxi. Take a self guided walking tour of the historical homes of Victoria Park, or enjoy a glass of wine on the private courtyard patio. The house features a fully stocked kitchen, and a dining room for 6 guests as well as an outside dining area in the courtyard. Please note that if you book 28 nights or more, we will adjust your rate to the lower *monthly rate* at the time of booking, and prorate this amount for your full stay. We are a private home which is licensed as a vacation rental and are possession of a Florida Resort Dwelling License and fully insured to make sure that your vacation is hassle free. Broward County Tourist Development Tax and State Lodging Tax for rentals of less than 6 months apply.

Keywords: Townhouse, Loft, Near Beach, Near Restaurants, Near Shops, Near Las Olas Blvd, Near Nightlife, Close to Wilton Manors

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Andrew Wright (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
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Speaks: french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2015

About Andrew Wright

My name is Andrew Wright and I have been a flight attendant for a major US airline for more than 20 years and understand the needs and desires of the traveler. I was born and raised in the Fort Lauderdale area and can easily guide you to shopping, entertainment and those hidden gems that the tour books overlook. My partner Roberto and I purchased and remodeled the house in 2011.

Andrew Wright purchased this townhome in 2011

Why Andrew Wright chose Fort Lauderdale

This is one of the most desireable areas of Fort Lauderdale, with historical homes, tree lined streets and easy access to the beach and the activites on Las Olas Boulevard and Wilton Manors. I grew up in the South Florida area and always dreamed of having a home in the Victoria Park area. This was the fullfilment of a dream.

What makes this townhome unique

Perfect for Christmas on Las Olas or the annual Fort Lauderdale Winterfest boat parade, or the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, simply walk to the intracostal, no need for a car in this area. The water taxi is only a short walk away. Picnic in the Colee Hamock park, by the intracostal waterway and just watch the boats go by. Walk to the boat rental area for a day out, or simply continue to the beach. First class dining is also just a walk away. The Galaria shopping mall can also be easily accessed by foot. Wilton Manors night life is just minutes away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Andrew does not miss a thing in stocking this house for comfort. Everything you need and much more is here. The house is appointed so well; it's a joy to be here.

From the well-equipped kitchen with every appliance you may need for yourselves or to entertain guests, to the yards both front and back, with seating and bbq and romantic lighting to the bedrooms with luxurious mattresses, pillows and lush housecoats and towels.

Andrew was so kind, loving, sweet and so eager to make our stay comfortable. Andrew's place has an amazing spacious and bright loft with a second bedroom. It's located in a quiet street in a safe and friendly neighborhood.

Andrew is a great host and his place is so very nice, clean, charming and comfortable! There was a large flat-screen TV with ATT Uverse with too many channels, 2 full bathrooms with all the toiletries you may have forgotten to bring, real modern laundry facilities ready to use. There is a large comfortable living room seating area, a dining room area for 6, desk area area for a really comfortable work station.

Parking is on site for 2 cars. The backyard area, beautifully landscaped and lit, is great for yoga as well or just to gaze at in the evenings because it's as if that exterior space becomes one with the interior living space.

We are most grateful to Andrew and highly recommend his place, should you be in the area. We can not recommend it highly enough! You will certainly not regret it!

October 2013
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Bedrooms 2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Ft Lauderdale, In Historical Victoria Park. Walk To Beach, Shops, Restaurants
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
Gatineau, Québec, Canada

Great time, location and place to a spend time in Fort Lauderdale

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely townhouse, unfortunately we only spend one week. The neighborhood is great and quiet. Ten minutes walk to Las Olas, selection of restaurants is unlimited and great shopping. On our arrival at Andrew's place we were welcomed just like if we were at home. Water Taxi, jungle Queen, the beaches and walking Victoria park are a must do. I would not hesitate one second to recommend this lovely place.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Cozy and romantic townhome and centrally located

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year at this lovely townhome. We stay here for a month and find this place very suitable for us. It is well kept very neat and clean. The kitchen has new stainless steel appliances, the washer and dryer are top of the line. I have had quests come and stay as well and they have commented on how nice the town home is. When I arrived everything is perfect and looks just as advertised in pictures.The owner has always been there to greet us and easy to contact . The place has everything you need. The master bedroom is amazing. The walk -in closet is a bonus. The dresser has a jewelry drawer that is a women's dream . I wish I had this in my home. I love sitting in the sunken living room in the evenings looking out at the warmly light garden patio . The inside candles that come on automaticly really set a romantic atmosphere. My husband and I enjoyed the television selection as well as the Netflix. I look forward to my mornings having breakfast in the courtyard, It is very nice and comfortable . The owner has gone to great trouble to make this a wonderful place to relax in a private setting.

However if you want to venture out of this little sanctuary you will only have to walk a short distance to beautiful Las Olas. My husband and I walked to Las Olas many times, the shops are unique. You will see things I am sure you can not find elsewhere. There are a good variety of restaurants within a comfortable walking distance. I have to say the Cheesecake Factory is our favorite. The meals are alway bang on and reasonably priced, the cheesecake is out of this world. Rocos tacos is fantastic as well , Tuesday night is all you can eat Tacos. Best tacos ever , but the steak taco was our favourite. We went on the Jungle Queen dinner cruise which is a 5 minute drive away. This is an amazing cruise and when we come back I know we will do it again. Also if you are exercisers as my husband I are, then you will love Pivotal Fitness, just a 5 minute drive away . We were able to get a snowbird special for $ 75.00 for the month. This is a great gym with everything and then some. The grocery store is just minutes up the road. This townhome is very well located to everything . But best of all were our walks in the evening through Victoria Park the neighborhood is beautiful. We are adventurious people so this is a great place to launch from to most places


Mark & Patricia

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Perfect house

  • 5 of 5

Perfect stay during the last week of december. The house is beautiful and very confortable. The neighbouhood is quiet and beautiful. Andrew is very friendly and helpful. Don't hesitate to rent his house.

Séjour parfait à la fin décembre. La maison est magnifique et très confortable. Le quartier est calme et magnifique. Andrew est très sympathique et serviable. N'hésitez pas à louer cette maison.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Great Victoria Park Ft. Lauderdale Location

  • 5 of 5

We spent another excellent month at Victoria Landing in Victoria Park, Ft. Lauderdale. The home is always very clean and equipped with all the updated appliances, technology, and needs that makes it feel just like home. This is the second time we have stayed in Andrew's home and thoroughly enjoy it each time we visit. We are looking forward to staying there again in the future for our yearly visit to Ft. Lauderdale. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. I look forward to seeing you in 2017 for your next stay.

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house. No detail has been spared. The house was very clean, well decorated and the kitchen was very well stocked. Definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: As I am not sure which of our many guests this was from, I thank you in response for you nice review. I hope that you will think of us in the future, and recommend us to your friends.


  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this place!! As soon as we walked in I felt totally at home! Beautifully decorated - all the comforts of home... and the enclosed front and back patio was a PLUS because of our two Westies!! The location was perfect! Walking distance to everything especially Las Olas Blvd. We ate out every night at a different restaurant and hardly used our vehicle except to have dinner with our friends at their home in Plantation. It was so nice not be be the designated driver and able to have a drink with my meal knowing that we were walking home!! Dogs went for walks multiple times a day because the location is just beautiful. So enjoyable to walk them. We did the whole 2 1/2 water taxi without getting off!! Totally recommend it but mostly I recommend this home. We most definitely will be back and this time stay longer. Actually we loved it so much that we talked with a realtor about purchasing a vacation home in this area! Thank you Andrew for sharing your beautiful home with us! :) Glenn and Donatella :)

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Donatella, thank you so much for your kind review. I'm so glad you enjoyed the water taxi ride. It is one of my favorite things to do in the Fort Lauderdale area. Especially at Christmas time when you can see the homes lit up with their lights. I hope to see you back soon and we welcome you back.


Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
"Quick and easy access to the airport means your vacation is just minutes away. About 15 min..."
Fort Lauderdale Beach
"Easy walking distance from our vacation home, down tree lined streets and mansion lined wate..."
Las Olas Boulevard
"Shopping, dining, entertainment, street festivals. Check for up to the..."
Port Everglades
"The cruise port is within minutes of our vacation home, by taxi. "
Jungle Queen Riverboat
"A favorite attraction since before I was a kid. The Jungle Queen is a leisure cruise down t..."
Bonnet House
"One of the few, original houses left from the founding of Fort Lauderdale. "
"A movie theater is located here, along with a few restaurants. You will find a few restauran..."
Water Taxi
"This is a must see, if you don't do the Jungle Queen cruise. Apart from being a great mode ..."
Galleria Mall
"A great place to go shopping with anchor stores Macy's and Lord and Taylor. The Season's 52..."
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
"Showing most of the touring Broadway shows, as well as smaller productions. "
Museum of Discovery and Science
"A great place to spend the day with the kids or the kid at heart. Also the home of the Fort..."
The Cheesecake Factory
"Located at the end of Las Olas Boulevard, the famous cheesecake, and wonderful food are nearby."
Floridian Restaurant
"This diner, is the go-to place for a variety of meals, especially popular on weekend morning..."
Roccos Tacos & Tequila Bar
"Mexican food for the yuppie crowd. Check the internet for daily specials and Taco Night dea..."
International Swimming Hall of Fame
"Both a museum and a public swimming hall, well worth a visit."
Sushi Rock Cafe
"My favorite little Sushi bar. Try the lunch specials."
Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art
Hugh Taylor Birch Recreation Area
"Take a picnic to the Intracoastal Waterway area, or rent a canoe or a bike. "
Elbo Room
"The famous Elbo room on the beach, a holdover from the days of "Where the Boys Are", feature..."
Stranahan House
"One of the first houses, built by one of the first families of Fort Lauderdale."
Fort Lauderdale Tri-Rail Station
"Closest Tri-Rail Station to our home, making connections to all 3 South Florida Airports, an..."
Colee Hammock Park
"A beautiful place to bring a picnic lunch and just watch the boats go by. A great place to ..."
Las Olas Sunday Market
"On Las Olas Boulevard, check for details."
Victoria Park
"2 blocks from our home, on the waterway, the namesake park for our neighborhood. Home to Ja..."
Mai-Kai Restaurant
"Once a highly rated restaurant, the food quality and service has dipped over the years, but ..."
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Fort Lauderdale Airport, 5 miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Rocco's Tacos or short trip to Wilton Manors
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Water Taxi
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Coral Ridge Country Club
Nearest Train
2.74 Miles
Tri-Rail, Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
2.74 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Las Olas Boulevard has various restaurants
Nearest Ski
1.5 Miles
Water Ski Aloha Water Sports and Jet Ski
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Car: not necessary

In Historical Victoria Park, Near Beach, Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Wilton Manors Nightlife, Christmas On Las Olas, Christmas Boat Parade, Victoria Park Waterfront Gazebo, Perfect For Weddings, Charter Fishing Boats, Jet Ski Rental, LIve Theater, Water Taxi, Historical Homes Self Guided Walking Tour, Gay Friendly Area, Across The Street From Pineapple Point Resort, Stranahan House Museums, Broward Center For The Performing Arts, Riverwalk, Gallaria Mall, Everglades National Park, Gateway Art Movie Theater, Science and Art Museum, Public Library and Parks and Picnic Areas, 5 Miles From FLL Airport, 3 Miles From Port Everglades Cruise Port, Downtown Fort Lauderdale 1 Mile, Tree Lined Streets, Waterfront Mansions, Kayaking, Bike Riding, Scenic Jogging And Walking, Sports And Recreation Areas, Swimming Hall Of Fame Museum And Public Pool, Intracostal Waterway, Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, 30 Miles To South Beach, Cruise Lines: Holland America, Seven Seas, MSC, Celebrity,Cunard, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, NCL, RVSP and Atlantis Cruises, Beach Weddings, Paddle Boards, Antiquing Nearby. Near Holy Cross Hospital, Broward General Medical Center Hospital. Winn-Dixie Grocery Store 1 Mile Away. 7-11 1/2 Mile Away.


Rates & Availability

From $143 Per night

Fort Lauderdale Townhome Rental Rates

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Low Season
Apr 2 2015 - Nov 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning Fee $125.00 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99.00
Pet Fee $450.00 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes Pets: We can only accept dogs, breed subject to local laws. Our pet fee explained: Pet fee ($450) covers our actual cost, to us, to dry clean drapes, rugs, cushions and furniture for dog hair removal as well as post stay fumigation. It is not a profit center for, us, rather a guarantee that our future guests enjoy a clean home. Please note that the Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show has a price premium.

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Fort Lauderdale Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite master bathroom, women's vanity mirror, hair dryer.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk-In shower, hair dryer.
  • Walk-in shower on lower floor, bathtub/shower on master bedroom level.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Heavenly bed style queen bed.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Heavenly bed style queen bed
  • Queen size Beds (2) High comfort 'heavenly bed style' mattress in each bedroom., Baby Cribs (1) Crib/Cot for babies, available upon request, as well as high chair.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Second floor bedroom is an open loft style en suite bedroom, featuring a queen bed with beautiful views of the tree lined Victoria Park area. IPod docking station, large walk-in closet in master loft bedroom. Access to master bedroom is by *spiral* staircase. Step down into our sunken living room. Hair dryers in each bathroom, as well as beach chairs for 4 people. (Due to spiral staircase and sunken living room our house is not handicapped accessible. ) Plush bathrobes for all guests. Upstairs bathroom has a tub and shower, downstairs bathroom has a walk-in shower. Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate along with a variety of spices and condiments are stocked in the kitchen. Ice chest for trips to the beach or picnics in the near-by parks. Beach chairs, and beach towels provided. Soap and shampoo provided. Bottled water waiting for you upon your arrival. Towels and wash cloths, linens for all beds provided. We even provide you with beach towels, just arrive and start your vacation

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