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Harbor Beach House - Heated Pool - 5 min Walk to Beach!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, plus sofa bed- Sleeps 8

This competitively priced Floridian vintage charmer with many original features is situated in one of the most desirable residential gated neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale and would make the perfect vacation getaway. Surrounded on three sides by ocean and bay you are truly in the heart of the 'Venice of America'.

Conveniently located its minutes walk to the widest sandy beach, the Sun Trolley, Hyatt Pier 66/Largo Mar Hotels and waterway taxi service. You are five minutes to Port Everglades across the Causeway and ten to Ft Lauderdale International Airport. Why not enjoy watching the Cruise ships and Mega Yachts from one of the many waterside bars and restaurants. The Harbor Shops of 17th Street for everyday shopping and a good choice of food are across the Causeway. While a few minutes drive or bike ride in the other direction is Ocean Boulevard the beachfront strip and the chic Los Olas Boulevard for its world-class restaurants, boutiques and nightlife.

This central air chilled house in a large breezy private garden is outstandingly located, comfortably decorated and thoughtfully equipped. Even enjoy free telephone calls to friends and family anywhere in the US or Canada, high speed Internet, each Smart HDTV records your favorite shows from the full menu of hundreds of channels, colour changing pool lighting for the heated pool, fire pit, eight bicycles in the double garage. We hope you enjoy staying at our holiday home, Harbour Beach is the perfect place to spend your vacation in Fort Lauderdale!

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Jan Brain
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017


Barrier Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Both Bathrooms have windows and are light and breezy, they have everything you expect to find including thick, fluffy towels, shampoos, conditioners, travelers toothbrushes and paste, sunscreen and aloe (for those who may have had a little too much of the Florida sunshine).
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Four Poster - Queen Size
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King Size
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen Size
  • All bedrooms have air conditioning and remote controlled ceiling fans, they are spacious, light and airy with huge windows to gardens. All bedrooms have flat screen HDTV's with individual Smart boxes and the full AT@T package. All bedrooms have stylish bedside tables and side lamps. The Master bedroom has an en suite bathroom and it's own entrance if needed. The other 2 bedrooms have walk in wardrobes, all have high thread count sheets and quilts. Port-A-Crib available on request.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Yard
  • 8 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Located in a charming, quiet, ultra safe, pretty gated community but still just minutes from the action, this is truly one of the best value homes in the very heart of Fort Lauderdale.


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Harbor Beach House - Heated Pool - 5 min Walk to Beach!
average rating of 4.911111 based on 45 reviews
Grand Haven, MI

Great Family Property

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and welcoming home. This was a great home base for our visit. Rode bikes, visited the beach, cooked, and enjoyed the pool.

Thank you Jan and Tom!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfy, Quiet and Close to Everything!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic vacation with our two sons, wives and a two year old. The welcome basket of fresh fruit, muffins and coffee was so appreciated! The house was so comfortable and offered all kinds of amenities! Pool toys and swim vest for the baby, towels, heated pool, grill, great beds and linens, fully equipped kitchen, large screened porch...did I mention quiet? We only left to go to the beach and buy food! Not the most modern or super fancy, but we were all comfortable, just what we wanted!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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awesome place

  • 4 of 5

we had a wonfeful time at the place.big house with lot of activity chances on top.table tennis,billiard,7 bikes,three tv's with hundreds of programs included pay tv channels.nice people there too who will welcome you and give you a tour so you know how everything works.we will surely come back!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Perfect Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just returned from our Harbor Beach House stay with my in-laws and I really couldn't be happier with our experience.

The location is excellent, residential and quiet but still very close to the busy night life area on the beach front.

During the day we went to the beach then plunged into the lovely pool when we got home - BLISS!! The garage by the way is full of bicycles, beach chairs, umbrellas, literally everything you could need for a day at the beach. There is also a table tennis table and a pool table.

In the evenings we either took a $5 uber trip to the bars/restaurants in the evening for live music and great food or got groceries + beer & wine from nearby Publix and cooked poolside on the grill and sat outside enjoying the warm evenings.

On our last day there was alot of flight delays as Hurricane Matthew had just passed. When we called to ask if we changed our flights would we be able to stay another day and have a late check out, management could not have been more gracious and easy going. No extra paperwork just took the day out of our deposit and didnt charge for the very late check out of 4pm which I found VERY refreshing in this day and age.

We had no children with us but I would recommend this property to families with kids as the pool is great, and very close to the beach as well as most of the things you usually have to buy (floaties/beach toys/umbrella etc) are already there as well as kid sized bikes.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent house!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house and beautiful neighborhood. Near everywhere. Very comfortable, very good facilities. Heated pool very enjoyable.

All the amenities for a nice vacation.

I hope to repeat.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very satisfied and happy Harbor Beach Housers

  • 5 of 5

The house was great. Close to the beach and Ft. Lauderdale businesses, was well equipped with kitchen, personal, and entertainment essentials. The pool is bigger than it looks in the pictures and is well maintained. The neighborhood is quiet and made for a wonderful vacation stay. The house was clean and well maintained. We agree with the other reviews after our stay. Jan and Tom very helpful and understanding during our entire stay. We were disappointed that our cats were not welcome but overall we all enjoyed the house and our vacation very much. We would recommend Harbor Beach House without reservation to anyone looking for a quiet beach house with a lovely pool.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Fort Lauderdale International Airport
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Port Everglades Cruise Terminal
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Ft Lauderdale
Car: recommended

Located in a very quiet safe neighborhood only a short walk from the widest beach in Ft Lauderdale where you can watch the cruise ships come and go. Jump on a bike and cycle along the broad walk for miles, people watch at one of the many al fresco bars/restaurants along the way. Relax on the fun Jungle Queen boat tour and see the homes of the rich and famous just minutes away. If you prefer sporting activity close by are golf courses, tennis courts, boat rentals, scuba/snorkeling, deep sea fishing, surfing and paddle boarding or maybe you prefer to sit back and watch; Miami Marlins baseball, Miami Dolphins football, Florida Panthers hockey & Miami Heat basketball- we also host to the annual Orange Bowl College Football Classic. For nature lovers visit the Everglades or go horse back riding all not far away. There is also a wealth of culture and Art in Ft Lauderdale with various museums, theaters, music venues, IMAX cinema, Casinos and even a world class horse racing course.


Rates & Availability

Barrier Island House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 18 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jan 3 2018 - Apr 30 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

* Deposit of $500 required to secure your dates when booking
* Responsible person must be at least 30 years old to book
* No spring breakers or party groups please. This is a quiet residential neighborhood.
* Pets considered UPON REQUEST - no dogs over 40 lbs - $100.00 pet fee required
* Optional pool heat is $20/day or $140/week
* No Smoking inside the home please. Automatic forfeiture of deposit
* Check in 4 PM - Check out 10 AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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