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3 bed/2 bath, heated pool, large fenced totally private back yard, zen garden

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Wilton Manors neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale, walk to shops, restaurants, bars

Zen Fort Lauderdale Vacation House

Enter into your own private, tropical vacation setting away from the hustle and bustle. Property is surrounded by a six-foot fence creating total privacy from the outside. Enjoy your comfortable, tropically landscaped home-away-from-home.

Bask in the South Florida sun as you lie next to the sparkling, Heated Pool and gaze at the soothing waterfalls. Relax in the shade of the Mango tree.

Enjoy dining out or leisurely preparing entire meals at home. Be as active as you want to be. Entertain with available games in the bright Florida room. It is ready and waiting for you.

Escape to your hideaway on a quiet street, yet be conveniently connected to everything a South Florida vacation could offer.

Meditate as you savor morning coffee in the front courtyard. Take a breather from the hot nightlife which is minutes away. Or go to the alligator farm. Enjoy the Shoppes of Wilton Drive, renowned nightclubs, restaurants and pristine sunny beaches. The ocean is a short drive away. You could even take a scenic four-hour drive through the Florida Keys to Key West or a 30-minute drive to South Beach. Disneyworld is about four hours north.

Amenities: Heated Pool with Waterfall, BBQ, Pool area Alarms for Child Safety, Pool Floats, Shady Courtyard, Tropical Landscape, Central Air-Conditioning, Ceiling Fans, Full Washer/Dryer, Linens/Towels Included, Refrigerator, Ice Maker, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Toaster, Coffeemaker, Blender, Dishes/Utensils Provided, Expanded (120+ channels) AT & T Uverse Services on 4 TVs, VCR/DVD Player, Stereo/CD/MP3 Player, Telephone, Wireless Internet, Clock Radios, Hairdryers, Iron & Ironing Board, Highchair, Crib.

Activities: NEARBY: Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Kayaking, Sailing, Water-skiing, Surfing, Windsurfing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Shelling, Rafting, Fishing, Hiking, Golf, Great Tennis, Racquetball, Basketball, Fitness Center, Gym, Shuffleboard, Horseshoes, Miniature Golf, Amusement Parks, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums, new Hard Rock Casino, Sightseeing, Horse & Greyhound Racing.

Property is centrally located - a 10 minute drive to the stunning Atlantic shoreline. Only 2 miles from the famous Las Olas Boulevard (the Rodeo Drive of Ft. Lauderdale), a strip of sophisticated bars, chic boutiques and fine dining. Also near Riverwalk which has entertainment and eateries along a lush promenade hosting grand yachts.

More Details

Member since: 2003
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

The following review was posted on VacationHomeRentals by Lynn and Mike Overly (Indiana USA) on March 19, 2008:

Home away from home - We can't say enough about our stay in Lou and Jim's great house. The backyard is a dealbreaker with extreme privacy and wonderful landscaping. It was especially great at night. They were wonderful landlords for our foray into winter Florida living. The house has such a homey feel we didn't think about our home once. Everything you need and more is provided and again, I can't overstate how gracious the guys were. At one point, we had 4 guests and there was plenty of room for all and everyone was impressed by how well maintained the home was. Great experience and we'll definitely be back.
Mar 2008
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Wilton Manors House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , House Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master Bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , With TV
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , With TV
    Crib/Bassinet/Changer - 1 baby crib , 3-1 Combo
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Private Bath & Separate Outside Entrance, With TV
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Wireless internet, MP3 Player, Volleyball/Badminton, Babysitter available at additional costs, 10 % off Gold Coast Car Rental


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3 bed/2 bath, heated pool, large fenced totally private back yard, zen garden
average rating of 4.881356 based on 121 reviews
Toledo OH

This was our family's 1st...

  • 5 of 5

This was our family's 1st experience not only renting a home (that would COMFORTABLY sleep 7) but also our 1st experience vacationing in Miami. After hours & literally DAYS of researching hundreds of internet listings (in addition to price comparing motels and reading tripadvisor reviews) of rentals located in the Miami area all the way north to Pompano Beach, this property TOPPED THE LIST for value, cleanliness, privacy, and amennities. Of the dozens of inquiries I made from both the rental owners and the BBB, Lou was the ONLY owner not intimidated or offended by my questions, as I had no idea what to expect! He graciously & thoughtfully answered each question in detail, and as far as I know, he's the only one of at least 50-75 inquiries that is licensed with the Dept of Business & Professional Regulation, Division of Hotels & Restaurants. He was one of the few (if not the ONLY one) that did NOT require a damage deposit; by mentioning his name you can receive a 10% off Gold Coast car rental, and he helped our family of seven get the MAX of our TIME & MONEY by sending us the Greater Ft Lauderdale Vacation planner (at his own expense); he emailed web links for discounts to local attractions & restaurants & shops & family/kid attractions; he shared plane ticket advice & info & even emailed a live beach cam link which provided 6 months of happy anticipation! He helped these northern tourists find their way around town and SAVE GAS by preparing a map for us to affordable restaurants serving the cuisine we had mentioned we were interested in. Lou PAYS ATTENTION to you! But YOU DON'T PAY travel agent fees for his GENEROUS, kind, considerate and SINCERE customer service -- if you want it (or need it), Lou will get it for you! Thanks, Lou, for all the behind-the-scenes work, dedicated effort, and personal expense you donated towards making our vacation memorable. You didn't make us feel like guests; you made us feel like FAMILY! Your friends the Baums from The Buckeye State! And all goes well for the generous man who conducts his business fairly. Psalm 112:5

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2008
  • Stayed: August 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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17 3

It was amazing,

  • 4 of 5

House was very comfortable and cozy will definetly visit again

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful, relaxing, comfortable

  • 5 of 5

It was more than I expected. It’s nuzzled in its on little paradise. The pool was the perfect size and we had a blast

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Woodbridge, Virginia

Everything you need

  • 5 of 5

The house is a perfect place to spend few days close to the beach. It has all what it is necessary. The pool is a great place to spend time even at night. The beds are super comfy, exactly how we like them, firm. The bathrooms are a good size. The house has everything, towels, coolers, buggy boards, etc.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peoria, IL

Nice house, lots of amenities.

  • 4 of 5

We had a nice stay! Myself, my sister, and my three daughters. We especially loved the heated pool! Lots of amenities included in with the house. Very quiet neighborhood. The only downfall was, we did find two dead cockroaches in the master bedroom. I would recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful time!!!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, everything my family and I needed, loved the pool and kitchen welled equiped. I recommend for family fun. The neighborhood was nice and quiet variety of food.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Fort Lauderdale Beach
Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International (FLL)
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I 95
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Fort Lauderdale
Car: recommended

10 minutes walk (9 blocks) to Wilton Drive: shops, restaurants, boutiques and bars.

12 minute drive to the beach.

Major grocery, pharmacy, services 2 minutes in the car.

Convenience store just two blocks away.

Nearby; Great Tennis, Hard Rock Casino, Horse & Greyhound Racing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Departure Cleaning $150

50% require to reserve, balance due 60 days prior to arrival.
For reservations made less than 60 days of arrival, entire charges due at time of reservation.
$100 up to $250 refundable damage deposit may be required.
30+ day notice to cancel - otherwise Non-Cancelable.
$100 Flat Fee for all Cancellations, regardless of notice given.
Maximum 6 adult/children guests, strictly enforced.

Holiday Rates apply for reservations including: 4th of July, Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, and Christmas + New Years holidays = $25 extra per night.
7 night minimum for reservations including Christmas and/or New Year holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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