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Waterfront Intracoastal Family-Home, Pet-Friendly,

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,620 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms 2 full bathrooms sleep 7 Adult or 6 Adult + 2 children

**Please contact me for any information (954) (907) (3) (961)

This is Florida Great rental for families or larger groups. 3 bedrooms 2 baths, full kitchen, large living room, Billiard table, laundry, Pool area with Tiki Hub, BBQ grill, plenty of lounge chairs and outdoor table, with a dock on the waterway. Quiet family neighborhood.

Centrally located 2 blocks from the beach and 5 minutes from the entertainment area of Lauderdale by the Sea. 20 minutes from the airport. Easy to get to golf, fishing, shopping, casinos, and nightlife. Bring your boat, rent one nearby, or just enjoy the water view.

Come enjoy real Florida living. Please let us know what you need to make your vacation all that you want it to be.

This is a duplex shared the pool with the next door unit which is only 1 bedroom apartment

More Details

Property Manager
Sabrina Montemerani
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Sabrina Montemerani

I am an independent Travel Agent (sabrina vacation rental) and I represent this property and other few that you can find also in HomeAway. Since I am local, I deal with my guests directly – from key exchanges to cleaning, to repairs, and anything in between. All the properties I represent are fully furnished and have all the amenities of home. I speak also Italian & Spanish. Io Parlo l'Italiano. Jo hablo Espanol. **Please contact me for any information 954-9073961"

Why Sabrina Montemerani chose Downtown

Owners have valid vacation rental license with the State of Florida, Broward County Tourist Development & City of Lauderdale by the Sea

Guestbook comments from the manager

Villa Hibiscus is perfect and truly is a Home away from Home. This apartment was very cozy and felt very much like home! We had a wonderful time and recommend Villa Hibiscus to our friends. Thank you for making our vacation restful and relaxing!
Nov 2017
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Downtown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2620 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , bunk bed
  • Books
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
No smoking inside the house.


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(22 traveler reviews)

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Waterfront Intracoastal Family-Home, Pet-Friendly,
average rating of 4.2727275 based on 27 reviews

Cozy House great for Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

I loved this house, cozy, peaceful and great for our family.

The kitchen is fully equipped with a lot of items, It was perfect for me that I have 3 children, I could cook at home. The kids bedroom has toys, books, baby stuff and all the house was property cleaned. Even if it is a bit updated but for us was perfect. A lot of towels and linens. We walked to the beach and to the restaurant, publix is not far away from the house as like the pharmacy. We had dinner under the Tiki overlooking the canal.

Larger swimming pool and warm, my kids did swim in every day.

Thank you Sabrina for all your help! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure meeting you and your family!
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The pool and location were great. The house was not.

  • 1 of 5

We rented both the three bedroom and the one bedroom units for six people for nine nights the third week of June. The pool is great and so is the location on the intracoastal and it's close to the beach. But the house is dated and has several issues. I knew going in that it was dated- you can tell by the pictures. It was clean and spacious. But the air conditioner, central AC in part of the house, does not work well. It stayed hot in the two smaller bedrooms even with fans going. And we had a plumbing back up the morning after we got there in the one bedroom. The property manager came and tried to plunge it and it backed up into the shower. She, a cleaning person and a child stayed there for hours until the plumbers came and unclogged the plumbing in the attic. Meanwhile a shower in the three bedroom unit also backed up. They fixed it, unclogging the pipes in the attic and cleaned the bathrooms. Two days later we called them because the dry rotted vertical slats in the one bedroom unit kept falling out and there was no privacy and my parents couldn't sleep for the light coming in the window. We had tried putting them back in and they would stay for a while and fall back out. They replaced the slats. We thought all was well after that- we had been inconvenienced by their home maintenance items- but after we left we received an email that they are keeping our deposit and filing an insurance claim. I was shocked! How could they possibly blame us for a toilet back up that happened less than twenty four hours after we arrived and slats that were broken when we got there? I have rented houses, condos, hotels, etc. for over twenty years and have never heard of anything that ridiculous. We didn't even have children with us. It's an old house with old plumbing and it's in real need of an update. I just cannot believe they would say these things were damage caused by us! I would suggest that any prospective renters not select this house or this management company. There are some very beautiful houses in the same area that are more updated and better maintained.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is my answer for this review: This Family created the bathroom issues, I have a plumber reports, I was there all day on Sunday with my maid , a maintenance person and plumbing service (the client was on the beach after to have sent me a text message on Sunday Morning that the bathroom overload on the floor and she needs help, instead she left...) . The plumber stated the Stacks were cleaned, the clog was inside the toilet. Because both toilet are connected, the next door toilet overflowed as well. I got pictures of the damage etc...Also they damaged 9 binds slats, my maintenance person has to replaced all of those and two towels has an hole. She did not admitted that they have created this issues. After the check-out I told her that I would open a claim with the property damage protection insurance to refund the expensive the owner has to pay for her negligence and hold down her security deposit until the insurance would refund me and then I would refund her. Instead she disputed the amount with American Express and complained with HomeAway. Both American Express and HomeAway open an investigation and they gave me reason. So now the last thing she could do, give me a bad review. Normally I work with clients but in this case it was not possible. I hope this episode will not stop to booking this property Sabrina
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Florida-style tropical retreat in upscale resort t

  • 5 of 5

Located in a high-end residential area of the upscale resort town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, the villa gives an immediate relaxed vacation feeling, and in a safe environment, just a short walking distance (2 blocks) from the crystal-clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean, and only few blocks from the waterfront restaurants and entertainment around Anglin’s Square and the famous pier.

The villa is outstanding, featuring 3 comfortable bedrooms, each one designed with distinctive Florida décor, a fully-equipped kitchen and a large living area facing the pool and the waterfront on the canal.

The large tiki bar right between the outdoor heated pool and the canal waterfront, is definitely a plus and great for enjoying a cocktail watching the sunset over the canal, and for romantic candle-lit dinners or family dinners as the solid wood table can accommodate up to 8 people.

While right across the pool, which set in a lush tropical garden portraying beautiful palmettos and a glorious giant pink frangipani, a fully-equipped outdoor grill is there ready for the most delicious seafood bbq under the stars.

The a/c works well and the wifi signal is perfect, so in case you stay in town on business, like we did, you can rely on the fastest internet connection whether for a skype conf or for watching a movie.

And last but not least, a separate area of the large living area displays a pool table, therefore the villa is perfect for enjoying the Florida lifestyle, indoor and outdoor, and for enjoying all those luxuries that will make you feel at home in the perfect home-away-from-home.

Mrs. Sabrina Montemerani, the property manager, provided an outstanding customer service, blending the skills and competence of a seasoned travel agent with those of a highly-professional real estate agent.

So we can only say thank you to Sabrina for renting us this wonderful paradise retreat, and the only negative thing is that the 3 weeks we spent in this villa came quickly to the end.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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This piece of property gives you a feel of being on your very own island.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great getaway for the family are couple. The beach home was comfortable and truly felt like home. If you love watching iguanas in the trees, that was the highlight for my family. The pool was inviting during the day and night. I love the different colors that were displayed. We swam every day. The tiki hut was great to sit up under at breakfast and at lunch. Without hesitation I truly recommend this property if you are looking for an awesome and relaxing vacation!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks for your sweet review! Sabrina:)
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Comfortable, convenient and picturesque

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed the pool, covered picnic tables by the waterway and scenic view. The beach is a convenient quick walk across the street and shopping is close by. Very quiet. The only reason we are not able to give 5 stars is because the home is dated; however, that did not bother us.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastisk beliggenhet

  • 4 of 5

Vi hadde en fantastisk flott uke her. Var plass i massevis til 4 voksne og 3 barn. Vi møtte ingen problemer og en type vaktmester og en basseng rense mann dukket opp av seg selv for søppeltømming og vedlikehold av bassenget. Huset var utstyret med alt man kunne trenge og beliggenheten var fantastisk, med kort gangavstand til både strand og butikk. Selve huset ligger i en rolig blindgate, men gangavstanden til litt liv og røre er kort. Uteområdet rundt bassenget kan jeg ikke få skrytt nok av, med god plass, flott basseng og flotte muligheter for både sol og skygge fikk vi alle det vi ønsket oss. Alt var rent og på plass når vi kom, selve huset virket litt slitt, men det var samtidlig en av grunnene til at vi valgte akkurat det. Så vi skulle slippe være nervøs for at barna skulle etterlate en flekk på en dyr sofa:-) Jeg reiser gjerne tilbake hit og anbefaler dette huset på det varmeste til alle som ønsker en avslappende ferie med alt innenfor rekkevidde.

Sabrina var veldig hjelpsom, hun informerte og svarte på alle spørsmål før vi kom, slik at alt gikk av seg selv under oppholdet.

Hun sender oss også noen klær som vi glemte igjen.. Tusen takk til henne..


  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Lena for your review. Sabrina:)
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Aruba Beach Cafe
Sea Watch on the Ocean
"great food, wonderful ocean view, a place you should dine during your Lauderdale by the Sea ..."
Shooters Waterfront
The Original Pancake House
Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Fort Lauderdale
Car: recommended

Located in Lauderdale by the Sea


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $235
Additional Guest Fee $16 per person per night
Pet Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $400


BBQ - We do not refill propane - you can find at the house a tank to be refilled at your own expensive -

1 pet per booking - no-refundable deposit required
max. weigh 26LB $ 150

1 pet per property
summer time we accept even young Adults

For monthly rentals: The owner pays the US $ 220/ month for the electricity costs. Any electricity costs over the US $ 220/ month are on our tenants' responsibility.

Dock for rent: $20.00 + 11% tax per feet in. electrical & water- If you want to run the A/C for boat

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund