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Secret Oasis, your own private resort. Owner operated. 10% repeat guest disc.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

South Middle River House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms (1 king, 2 queen), 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6

Welcome to Secret Oasis, an owner operated vacation home. Secret Oasis is a certified Vacation Rental with the City of Fort Lauderdale, certificate #1500452. This is our only vacation property, and we also come here for our own vacations, so we have given all details our personal touch. We have outfitted the house with all the necessities and luxuries we like for our own personal use and enjoyment, and we want our guests to have the same experience. Most of our guests (about 75%) are repeat guests who have stayed with us for years, some 7 years in a row. We offer a 10% discount to all repeat guests. Past guests that refer friends or relatives that book with us receive an additional 5% discount off their next booking. Enjoy a relaxing vacation in the sun at your own private resort with your own Pool/Spa in total privacy. Located just 2 blocks south of Wilton Manors, our beautiful private 1 story home, professionally landscaped, is located on a quiet, safe residential street. This house has gorgeous terrazzo floors, all new furniture, WiFi, large fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances, garbage disposal, Vitamix blender, huge pantry, laundry room with Washer and Dryer. Living room with leather seating, flat screen LCD tv with cable, BOSE iPod dock. 3 comfortable bedrooms with memory foam mattresses and high quality linens. Master bedroom has its own ensuite bath. Spacious TOTALLY PRIVATE patio with beautiful Heated Salt Water Pool and Spa, Tiki Hut, propane Weber BBQ, sun loungers, plenty of seating, dining table with seating for 6. 10 minute drive to beautiful Fort Lauderdale Beach!

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Owner
Tom Dando
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Secret Oasis, your own private resort. Owner operated. 10% repeat guest disc.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 35 reviews
5

The property was as beautiful as the pictures shown.

  • 5 of 5

The house included everything you could need and more. We spent a lot of time enjoying the back area , pool, hot tub, tiki,and beautiful tropical landscaping. The property was very well kept and clean. The property manager, Bobby very accommodating. We wouldn't hesitate to rent "Secret Oasis" again if we visit Fort Lauderdale.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The gift of serenity in an oasis

  • 5 of 5

This is my second visit to this extraordinary place of peace, serenity, beauty and especially friendship. Lifelong memories have been made here; not only for the incredible accommodations but also for the true sentiment of paradise that inhabits this wonderful oasis. Thank you for a truly blessed experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Truly Sublime

  • 5 of 5

We eagerly looked forward to our third annual month-long visit to Secret Oasis and we were not disappointed. In fact, we looked at one another at the same time and each said, 'It's even better than I remembered!' Every surface in the house was absolutely spotless and gleaming when we walked in. The ceiling fans in the bedrooms were softly spinning offering their welcoming hum to the melody of fountains gently cascading into the swimming pool in the backyard. This has truly become a second home for us and we immediately relaxed. The constant hubbub of a commercial hotel cannot compare to the total privacy of a rental home that is as nicely furnished, well-equipped and meticulously maintained as this one is. From this location you have the same easy access to the beaches, many fine restaurants, and recreational activities but the use of the pool and hot tub can be enjoyed at your leisure without the intrusion of overheard cell phone conversations or someone else's choice of music. This is a home that will totally envelop you in a cocoon of tranquility. The lush, tropical garden is beautifully groomed and the pool is cleaned weekly leaving nothing to do but luxuriate in the outdoor space that has been created to maximize enjoyment of the glorious Florida sunshine. Mid-month we invited our daughter and her family to join us for a long weekend and they too quickly fell under the spell of this little slice of paradise. We had great meals at both Blue Moon Fish Company (upscale seafood) and Casa D'Angelo (upscale Italian) but also took advantage of the modern kitchen and cooked for ourselves most days. As the weeks passed, the stress of our everyday lives melted away and our month in the sun filled us with enough optimism to last through the year that we must patiently wait until we return again. I have absolutely no hesitation in whole-heartedly recommending this property!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This was my third stay at Secret Oasis over the past few years. Each time it gets better and better. I'm really not sure where to begin? The biggest addition (and I mean BIG) is the Tiki hut. It’s not so much a hut as it is an incredible, poolside living/dining and relaxing area made from authentic palm fronds, post and beam wood frame and an up-lit vaulted thatched roof, transporting you to other tropical locales like Bali or Tahiti (without the jet lag and cost). If you’re seeking a convenient location to absolutely everything, in a spotlessly clean, thoughtfully appointed and completely private tropical paradise, I suggest you stop your search here. The name “oasis” is an apt one. I don’t think the grounds and house could come closer to the true meaning. To say there is a personal touch that goes beyond would be a flagrant understatement. Tom & Denis have taken hospitality standards and customer service to a level rarely seen in even the most expensive of hotels. Thank you again!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Scott! It's guests like you that make everything we do worthwhile. See you next year!
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5

Our Favorite Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5

Every year we discuss where to vacation, and we can't wait to get back to Secret Oasis. This is was our 5th year, and it never disappoints. The owners are great to work with and it is obvious that they take great pride in their vacation home. We can’t wait to return next year. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review Rick! Believe it or not, I think this was actually your SEVENTH year in a row at Secret Oasis. You're our most loyal guests and we appreciate it! We love repeat guests and this is what we have aimed for from the start. We want our guests to think of Secret Oasis as their home away from home.
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5

Location idéale !

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un peu plus de 10 jours à Fort Lauderdale où nous avons passé nos vacances en famille (2 adultes et 3 enfants de 17-15 et 10 ans). Nous sommes revenus enchantés ! La maison à tout ce qu'il faut pour passer des vacances idéales : quartier résidentiel calme,magnifique jardin, piscine chauffée à la température idéale, équipement optimal de la maison et des espaces extérieurs : de nombreux ustensiles dans la cuisine, barbecue Weber... La maison est située à une dizaine de minutes de la plage et à proximité des commerce.

Nous recommandons particulièrement cette location.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Car: recommended

2 blocks south of Wilton Manors. Quiet, peaceful residential area, yet within walking distance to bars and restaurants of Wilton Manors. 10 minute drive to famous famous Fort Lauderdale Beach.

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Rates & Availability

South Middle River House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer/Fall 2016
May 1 2016 - Dec 17 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
$5,400
 
 
Holiday 2016
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
$8,000
 
 
Winter/Spring 2017
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
$7,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
$5,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

*All rates are in US dollars and are subject to change without notice unless confirmed in writing.
*BONUS FOR MONTHLY RENTERS: One free cleaning service per month provided! Additional cleaning services can be arranged by request for fee of $150.
*All renters must be at least 25 years old, except for children accompanied by their parents.
*No spring breakers or parties allowed.

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Amenities

South Middle River House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , ensuite bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • All bedrooms have memory foam mattresses and high quality linens, large closets with closet organizers, writing desks, alarm clocks.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Shed
  • Small Cooler
  • 11 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
- Free long-distance calling anywhere in the continental US or Canada. - BOSE iPod dock

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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