This is not a condo but the apartment is on the top two floors of a privately owned classic Florida 3 story, 4 apartment beach house ,directly on the beach,with parking under, owners live on property, half way between Palm Beach and Orlando, easy access to turnpike and I 95, convenient shopping 1.5 miles on mainland, many excellent local restaurants, 15 minutes from Harbor Branch research facility, 5 minutes Smithsonian marine research , Harbour Isle and Ocean Village. Close to many excellent golf courses and tennis courts. Kitchen is open to living/ dining area and all have ocean views, living/kitchen and 2nd bedroom flooring is maple hardwood, master is carpet, .The living room has 16 feet of floor to ceiling glass looking at the beach and the master bedroom has 12 feet. The check out time is before 10am and check in is after 3pm.
: The owners live on the property and and have been renting it out for 21 years with many satisfied and repeat customers , they will be glad to help with any information about the area and can help with small errands and babysitting for permitted children, 2 parking spaces under the building are provided, more by daily arrangement ,No pets,RVs or travel trailers. NO SMOKING anywhere on property including the grounds.
fishing ,museums and turtle watching: There is excellent fishing on the Fort Pierce inlet jetty, from the beach in the surf and on the bay side of the island all within 10 minutes walk . There are also fishing guides on the mainland with bay boats, deep sea and drift fishing, the Smithsonian marine station with aquariums is 3 minutes drive located in the waterfront inlet park which also contains an excellent local museum, 20 minutes south on the island is the Elliot museum renowned for its Americana and auto collection and across the street from there is the Florida Oceanographic site with many aquariums and displays, The city of Stuart is 30 minutes south and Vero Beach 30 minutes north.The island is a world famous turtle nesting site and there are usually several nests within 100 yards of the building,viewing the nesting turtles is subject to strict State of Florida guidelines but in the nesting season it is usually possible to see the turtles coming in to lay their eggs and also see the hatchlings going into the sea.
secluded beaches/shuttle launches/farmers market: Hutchinson Island has miles of deserted beaches with no buildings of any kind,all within a few minutes drive.There is a great view of rocket launches from Cape Kennedy,really spectacular at night .The property owners have a stall with fresh ground and brewed coffee,tea and water at the historic downtown fort pierce farmers market on the waterfront every saturday morning and your rental includes free cups of coffee or tea at the market.
we are a retired couple who have travelled extensively throughout the world.David was born in England and had a career in the Royal Navy followed by 20 years in the carribbean and Kathy is a Coral Gables born Florida native we both live in one of the apartments in the building
The beach drew us to buy this property and is keeping us here, we do most of the maintenance ourselves and have a large network of local friends of very varied backgrounds,we have family spread across the world and have many guests from overseas.