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Paul Weinstein

Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish

Awesome Idlewyld. Luxury private heated pool. Perfect vacation spot.

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Idlewyld House Rental Photos and Description

3 BR/2 BA home with private heated pool just a short stroll to beach

Escape to one of Fort Lauderdale most beautiful and charming homes. Recently converted an unused office to a 3rd bedroom for greater flexibility. The entire home is tastefully furnished and comfortable combined with outdoor living at its finest. In the back is a heated pool in a completely private setting. Kitchen has everything you could want and features gas cooking. Situated just one house away from the intercoastal, enjoy a short walk to the beach or famed shops and restaurants on Las Olas Blvd. Neighboring homes rent for up to 5 times this price.

Keywords: This 1500 Sq Ft Charming House Has 3 Bedroom and 2 Full Baths. The Master Bedroom Overlooks a Beautiful Pool.

Awesome kitchen with gas cooking.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Paul Weinstein (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish

About Paul Weinstein

Local real estate agent with 20+ years. This is my personal home but I have access and inside knowledge on many others for sale or purchase. Let me know if I can help!

Why Paul Weinstein chose Fort Lauderdale

It is not a large home, but one of the most charming homes around with total privacy in back with a heated pool and outdoor TV. The neighborhood is awesome-the closest Isle to the beach. My home is surrounded by multi-million dollar mansions, it stands out for it's inherent charm. Backyard is completely fenced and I am dog friendly. (I usually prefer dogs to people). Short stroll to beach and restaurants. Trolley will take you the 1 mile to the famed Las Olas shops and restaurants, so no need to worry about a car.


based on 16 traveler reviews

Awesome Idlewyld. Luxury private heated pool. Perfect vacation spot.
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a family event in Miami but prefered to stay in ft lauderdale. The location was perfect!!! After dinner we would take our son to the beach or let him play in the pool. Paul said he had never had little ones stay there ( I have a 3 month old and a 17 month old) but the house was perfect for them too! The home was very clean and well maintained. Paul was fantastic from the very beginning! He was so nice, answered all my questions, and checked in on us daily to make sure we had everything we needed. We would definitely stay here again!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. Was such a pleasure having you here and I appreciate the care you took with everything, What a beautiful family and hope to see yu again.
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Fabulous spot for weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect place for a vacation! Our group consisted of six women, we were so satisfied with the accommodations and location we have decided this will become the new annual (maybe quarterly!) girls vacation spot. The house was clean and well stocked with everything we needed. 10 minute walk to the beach with tons of restaurants and drinking establishments. We jumped on the trolley and headed down Los Olas Blvd to Rocco's Tacos......great food and atmosphere. Every morning we walked the neighborhood. Very relaxing, enjoyable to look at all the beautiful houses. The evenings were spent on the front porch eating dinner and listening to the music festival or walking down to the river and watching the boats cruise by. The pool area is the home's most note worthy feature; beautiful and spacious, it offers privacy and the utmost in relaxation. A great place to veg out. We had some rainy weather (this is Florida after all!!!) but we opened a bottle of wine, cranked up the music, danced, cooked and had a blast.......hope we didn't upset your neighbors ! Finally, regarding our host, I have rented houses through VRBO/HomeAway for 15+ years and never felt the personal attention I felt when renting this property. Paul was personable, pleasant, accommodating and informative. The consensus was the weekend was a huge success. Looking forward to our next visit.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay so much. Thanks also for going above and beyond in leaving the house in pristine condition. I hope you will visit again soon.
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Great experience

  • 5 of 5

This property was exactly as described, beautifully manicured, well maintained, completely private backyard, comfortable/clean, and Paul was so great to work with. He was by far, the best host I've had after many years of renting houses online.

I would definately rent this house again. The location was perfect, and the dogs were very happy with the house as well. Thanks again Paul!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind words, and also for taking such good care of my home. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. Drew is lonely without your adorable pups here to play with.
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Great location, sunny private back yard

  • 5 of 5

Easy walk to the beach or the Las Olas shops. Well equipped kitchen. Has the feel of a home not a rental. Sunny and very private backyard is perfect for days when you don't want to go anywhere. Owner is easy to get hold of.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking such good care of my home. Was so nice to meet you and hope you will come back!
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Oakton, VA

Filthy Bed and Smelly House

  • 1 of 5

The third night in the house i pulled the master bed sheets off to wash them and discovered that there was no mattress pad cover and that the mattress was covered with bodily fluid stains. This was NOT the first thing that was wrong with the house but it was the final for us. We left in the morning and the owner is unresponsive regarding a refund of our two remaining nights.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: If anyone has any doubts, please read any of my past reviews. I have never had a complaint about my home or my hospitality. Unfortunately, there are some people in the world that are never happy. I did stop responding to her harassing calls and texts when after swimming in the pool when it was less than 60 degrees outside, they blamed me for the fact that they both became 'deathly ill' because the gentleman claimed to have had heard me cough once when they checked in. I can't remember the last time I was sick and realized they would simply continue to blame me for all of their issues. They did nothing but complain, including asking me to take a 30 min. cab ride 5 minutes before the Superbowl was to start because he had hit the wrong button on the TV remote. When she finally calmed down long enough to hear me, I was able to easily talk them through the process of resetting it. They screamed at my pool boy and anyone else within earshot, but mostly at each other. Unfortunately for all involved, this was my first bad VRBO experience, and I would bet that they were looking for an out due to the terrible weather in Ft. Lauderdale during their stay, which I am surprised I did not get the blame for.
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Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very nice with plenty of space. The kitchen is great and the backyard is very enjoyable. I would come and visit again!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Elbo Room
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Las Olas
Car: not necessary

Walking distance to restaurants and beach. House is surrounded by beautiful homes and near interoastal.


Rates & Availability

Idlewyld House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Boat Show
Oct 26 2016 - Nov 9 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Idlewyld House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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