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Patrick

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Lauderdale's Luxury Destination - Heated Pool - 154 5 Star Reviews!

155 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Overview

South Fort Lauderdale House Rental Photos and Description

Summer Rates in effect! $100 Off Any Rental 5 Nights or Longer! Inquire!

Look no further. Welcome to Southeast Florida's most reviewed vacation home in the Heart of Ft. Lauderdale! Read some of the 154 5-Star reviews to see why travelers and families LOVE making my property their home away from home. Spend your next south Florida vacation in style by renting this exquisite 3 story, 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, 1/2 million dollar luxury private home. Located in the exciting and popular downtown area on a charming street, you are right in the heart of it all including the famous Los Olas Boulevard restaurants and boutique shops, the Riverwalk, museums, and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Only 1 exit from Ft. Lauderdale International Airport.

This stunning, extra sunny, contemporary home is an ultra spacious 3,500 sq. ft., has magnificent 8.5 foot ceilings, and features a tremendous 1,200 sq. ft. rooftop terrace on the 3rd floor.

Complimentary soda and bottled water upon check-in.

Property Description: This stylish 1/2 million dollar property has premium upgrades throughout such as stainless steel professional grade appliances, granite counter tops, stunning traversing tile floors, BOSE surround sound speakers, custom Ethan Allen furniture, & state of the art sound system in every room w/ individual power & volume controls.

This spectacular home is ideal for families wanting to make the most of their vacation dollars, temporary executive or corporate housing, & home buyers surveying the local real estate market.

Free fast wireless Internet and all 4 tv's feature all premium movie channels!

Infant Pack 'N Play crib and infant high chair available for your use at no extra charge. Update: (June 9, 2016) Brand new infant baby gate at the top of the 2nd floor stairs with easy pass through door and safety lock.

Amenities: Master bedroom suite features a King size bed, huge walk-in closet, master bath w/ seamless shower & Jacuzzi tub, Satellite TV/DVD/VCR

-2nd bedroom features a queen bed, designer private bath, TV, walk in closet

-3rd bedroom has daybed w/ pop-up trundle, designer private bath, computer desk, phone.

-Brand new Queen Sleeper sofa (with memory foam mattress) in living room accommodates 2 additional guests.

-Private Heated swimming pool. Pool maintenance & landscaping included.

Other Amenities & Features: -BRAND NEW 52' High Definition SAMSUNG FLAT SCREEN Television with Direct TV Satellite, multi-carousel DVD-CD player

-State of the art kitchen features Refrigerator with Ice Maker and filtered water, ultra silent Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Convection Oven, Toaster Oven, Blender, Coffee Maker, Fusion Dinnerware

-Front loading washer and dryer. Iron and Ironing Board.

- Wireless broadband Internet

-Central Air Conditioning

-Alarm system linked to local police, fire, and ambulance.

-2 Car Garage (1 Garage space allotted for guests). Bricked driveway (space for 4 vehicles)

-3rd Floor Terrace (1,200 sq ft.) features a brand new gas grill (May 2016), lounge chairs, and shaded dining area with table, chairs, and ceiling fan. Terrace is fully lit for evening entertaining with stereo sound system with individual volume controls.

-Large Public grocery store 3 blocks away

-Smoking allowed outside and on terrace ONLY.

Area Activities & Attractions: Activities:Area attractions include: miles of Pristine Beaches, State Parks, Snorkeling/Diving, Parasailing, Boating, Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailing, Water-skiing, Surfing, Windsurfing, Jet Skiing, Fishing, Intercoastal Waterway Tours, Everglades Air Boat Tours, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Gambling Cruises, Alligator Farms, Hiking, Golf, Public Tennis, Racquetball, Basketball, Health Clubs, Miniature Golf, Shopping including exclusive outlet malls, International Restaurants, Pubs, Dancing, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Casinos including the 'new' Hard Rock Casino, Cruises, Horse & Greyhound Racing, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Art museum, and IMAX Theater.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Patrick (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

About Patrick

I have been a Broadway actor/singer/dancer for 25 years and purchased this property while on the national tour of Mel Brooks' 'THE PRODUCERS' at the nearby Broward Center for the Performing Arts. I'm originally from West Virginia, but now make my home in New York City.

Patrick purchased this house in 2006

Why Patrick chose Fort Lauderdale

I fell in love with Ft. Lauderdale many years ago while touring the country in Broadway shows that played at the beautiful Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Lauderdale. Ft. Lauderdale's pristine beaches, world class shopping, superb dining options, and multitude of attractions make it one of the most popular resort destinations in the country. And did I mention the weather!! There is nothing quite like a week long retreat to Ft. Lauderdale.

What makes this house unique

Among the many reasons I fell in love with this home would be it's unique layout and open loft-style floor plan, the spectacular 1,200 sq. ft. sun terrace, premium upgrades throughout, the quiet, residential neighborhood, and proximity to 'everything' - shopping, dining, white sand beaches, Publix grocery store just blocks away, theaters, the airport, and of course Las Olas Boulevard. As you read through the many guest reviews, you will notice that previous guests love the neighborhood and the 3rd floor sun terrace, which get's direct sun all day. You will enjoy stunning views of downtown from the terrace. But mostly, this property will feel like 'home,' not a rental property, and certainly not a cramped hotel room.

If this property is booked for the dates you are seeking, check out my other home here on Homeaway. It is listing 3813563.

Guestbook comments from the owner

3/24/10

Great house, very clean and well located in Fort Lauderdale. The area is pretty quiet and the terrace is great for relaxing during the day and evening night. I rented many houses the last few years but Patrick's house is one of the most fully equipped I saw so far (lot of kitchen tools and super BBQ with extra gas!). Worth the price.

Frederic Poirier, Montreal, Québec

dr.fredericpoirier@videotron.ca

450-655-9607
Feb 2010
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Lauderdale's Luxury Destination - Heated Pool - 154 5 Star Reviews!
average rating of 4.9935484 based on 156 reviews
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Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at Patrick's vacation home in Ft Lauderdale with my husband and two sons. Lots of room for everyone to have their own space - important with a teenager and a preteen! House is very convenient to everything you'd want to do - Las Olas with it's shops and restaurants, beach, riverfront, etc. Publix grocery store with parking garage is down the street. Kitchen was very well appointed with everything you could need to cook your own meals. We used it for a couple of dinners and breakfast every day but didn't even open the oven. It was great to have the gas grill on the rooftop deck which we did use since we are big grillers. That is so important to us and something we look at every time we do a vacation rental. Which is every time we go somewhere! We are experienced vacation rental patrons and this one met if not exceeded our expectations. Neighborhood was nice - saw lots of people out - walking dogs, etc. Honestly we didn't spend much time outside the house when we were there. Ready for air conditioning and away from the humidity when we were home after days doing outdoor things. I was surprised at how close the train was but it was fun to hear - except in the middle of the night. One suggestion is room darkening shades for those of us that like to sleep in but that's all I can think of! Thank you Patrick!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful comments. It makes me happy to know that my guests had a positive experience in my vacation home. Please know that you are welcome back ANYTIME, and I will give you a great returning guest discount. Enjoy the rest of the summer!
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The One!

  • 5 of 5

Patrick, the property manager and this home have restored my faith in Homeaway. The house was immaculate and although you would expect to see signs of normal wear and tear considering the number of guests it's housed, NONE. The house is truly well appointed with great amenities. Everything is well labeled, clear and all terms and conditions are beyond reasonable. Patrick was so kind patient and even stayed on the phone with me after I called late night on arrival wondering why the code didn't work and we discovered I was at the wrong house (use the gate entrance directly to the right of the garage haha!). More than enough space for a family of 4. We hardly left the house. Close proximity to everything. Be sure you use Mosquito repellant if you plan to use the outdoor areas. Hands down- 5 star service, home and owner!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful comments and positive review. I am happy when my guests have a positive experience. Please come back anytime! Enjoy the rest of your summer. Patrick
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5

Great House

  • 5 of 5

We stayed five nights in this home with our two daughters (4 years and 10 months). This home was great. The spacious open floor plan was great to pack/clean up from the beach or prepare a meal while being with the kids. The kitchen was wonderful to cook in and we loved eating at the big island. It also had every utensil and appliance you would need. Patrick made sure there was a pack 'n' play, highchair, and stationary entertainer when we arrived which was really helpful with our youngest. There were some waters and sodas in the refrigerator when we arrived which was a nice surprise since we hadn't run to the store yet. The house is in a great little neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale, close to Las Olas and not far from Fort Lauderdale beach (although we went to John U Lloyd, Dania, and Hollywood beach instead). We even enjoyed walking around the neighborhood and across the bridge to the Riverwalk a few mornings. The house also had a few beach chairs, umbrella, sand toys, and beach towels so we had everything we needed for the beach! Patrick was great to work with, the house rules and checkout procedures were reasonable, and we really enjoyed our visit. One little thing to mention is the pool was smaller in person than we expected based on how we saw the pictures. That being said it was beautiful, clean and perfect for us. I just wanted to mention this because if you really wanted a big pool this would be good to know.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Joakim

  • 5 of 5

This home and place is mutch better than It say. We was there for 2 weeks and the lokation is perfekt. Patrick was easy to connect with and give us all nessesary information. I can highly recomend this home. Supermarket was near by and easy to reach beach and LAS Olas. Miss it, but will be back. Joakim

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Joakim, thank your for the wonderful positive feedback and comments. I'm happy you enjoyed your stay in my vacation home. You are welcome back anytime!!
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5

Wonderful Fort Lauderdale Deluxe Home

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I, and our college age son and daughter recently completed a five night stay at this beautiful home in Fort Lauderdale. The property exceeded our expectations in every way. The owner, Patrick, was easy to connect with from the beginning, and was very helpful with details of the area, and left a comprehensive guide for us. The home is in a delightful area, and we took morning coffee walks on the nearby riverwalk. You could easily fill up day with "Yacht Watching"!

A Publix supermarket is only a few blocks away, as is a stop for the "Water Taxi", which is great way to get a feel for the area. The layout of the home was great for us, with each of the three bedrooms having its own bathroom. The living and kitchen/dining area is spacious with a full compliment of dining ware. The pool outside and the third floor deck add even more relaxation to the property.

If you have the opportunity to stay here you will never want to stay in a hotel again!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bill, thank you for the wonderful comments. I am so happy you and your family had a positive experience in my vacation home. I look forward hosting you again in the near future! Have a great summer!
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Great home, great location

  • 5 of 5

Patrick's home was perfect for our family of 6, including 2 small children. We had plenty of space to be together, or to separate for privacy and sleeping. The residential neighborhood was lovely and safe, and very walkable, plus very close to many amenities. The little boys loved eating on the rooftop which is large and well equipped with comfortable chairs, table, etc. Patrick is the most responsive and accommodating home owner I've ever dealt with. We will definitely go back if we are in Fort Lauderdale again.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Galleria Mall
"Recently renovated. Lots of food options. Close to the ocean. What more could you want. ..."
The Original Pancake House
"This place is amazing. You might have to wait on the weekends a little bit before being sea..."
Las Olas Boulevard
"Stroll the famous Boulevard! "
Riverwalk
Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art
Jungle Queen Riverboat
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
"I bought my vacation while on tour with Mel Brooks' THE PRODUCERS that was playing at the Br..."
Hugh Taylor Birch Recreation Area
"The canoe ride along the fresh water lagoon is AMAZING!"
The Cheesecake Factory
"Very close to the property and ...it's the CHEESECAKE FACTORY! What more needs to be said!"
Floridian
"A Ft. Lauderdale institution! Great place for an amazing breakfast. Close to property on L..."
Lulu's Bait Shack
Tarpon Bend
Casablanca Cafe
"Right on the Ocean...beautiful restaurant in on old mansion. Very romantic and unique dinin..."
Johnny V
"One of my very favorite places to eat in Ft. Lauderdale. Close to property on Las Olas Blvd."
Big Louies Pizzeria
"great pizza!"
Sawgrass Mills
"This can be an ALL DAY shopping experience, if not overwhelming. The largest outlet mall I ..."
Blue Martini
Museum of Art
Seasons 52
"My Favorite Restaurant in Ft. Lauderdale. Healthy dining!!"
Museum of Discovery & Science
"Great for the kids! VERY close to the my vacation home!"
Starbucks
Spirit of Lauderdale Catamaran
"Great way to see the beautiful canals of Ft. Lauderdale and the many beautiful private homes..."
Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale International Airport
"Property is very close to the Ft. Lauderdale Airport!"
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Bonnet House
International Swimming Hall of Fame
John U Lloyd Beach State Park
Rendez Vous Bakery & Bistro
The Pirate Republic Bar, Seafood & Grill
"Great casual restaurant within walking distance. Great views of downtown!"
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
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Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Car: recommended

Property is located on a quiet, safe, residential street in the exciting downtown area of Ft. Lauderdale near the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and the famed shops and restaurants of Las Olas Boulevard. Only minutes away from interstate 95, the Ft. Lauderdale airport, and Ft. Lauderdale's pristine beaches. Large PUBLIX grocery store only a few blocks away. Read the guest reviews to see why previous renters LOVE the location!

Other Activities: Air Boat Rides-Everglades

Golf: Ft. Lauderdale features many premiere golf courses and country clubs. Inquire for details.

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Rates & Availability

South Fort Lauderdale House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
summer
Aug 23 2016 - Sep 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
$309
From
$349
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,065
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Wknd
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
$369
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Sept to Thanksgiving
Sep 6 2016 - Nov 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$309
From
$339
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,099
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$349
From
$379
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,345
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving to mid Dec
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 16 2016
4 night minimum stay
$299
From
$329
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,999
 
 
Christmas & New Years
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$329
From
$369
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,199
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
early Jan 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$329
From
$349
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,199
 
 
Martin Luther 2017
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$369
 
 
Winter 2017
Jan 16 2017 - Apr 13 2017
4 night minimum stay
$329
From
$359
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,099
$7,899
 
 
Easter 2017
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$369
 
 
Spring April/May
Apr 17 2017 - May 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$329
From
$349
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,099
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$319
From
$359
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,999
$7,656
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Departure Cleaning $195

Minimum 4 or 5 night night stay required depending on season.
Exceptions made for booking between existing reservations of 4 nights or less.
Discounts for payment by check.
Inquire for pet policy.
Departure cleaning fee:$195 / Refundable Damage Deposit: $300.
Larger parties may incur a larger deposit.
Property is non-smoking.
Minimum age to rent is 25.
Due to noise concerns, property is not available or suitable for showers, parties, or large gatherings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

South Fort Lauderdale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , in Master Suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , in Queen BR
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , in 3rd Bedroom
  • Outdoor shower on 3rd Floor Terrace.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Pack 'N Play is in this bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 3rd Bedroom can double as office space, but has private bath
  • All bedrooms have their own private bath and cable TV with all premium movie channels. All linens and towels provided. Beach towels provided. 3rd Bedroom features brand new daybed with additional pop up twin trundle bed & private bath. Full Sleeper Sofa in living room sleeps 2 additional guests.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Housekeeping available to longterm renters. Property is non-smoking.

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