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Brightly Furnish and Inviting, Beachy 3/2 Family Condo

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights


New Smyrna Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

Ocean view three bedroom apartment over looking adult and kiddie pool.

The Seaward Condominium is renown for its location, located on the white sands of New Smyrna Beach; discribed as one of Florida's nicest and safest beaches. When it comes to relaxing with family and friends, I consider New Smyrna Beach and my luxury apartment as the best. On the beach you will have visions of being on a tropical island or on a distant European location of the French Riviera; in words repeated by many 'it doesn't get any better than this'.. Recently revitalized with the expenditures of over a million dollars, the Seawards presents a crisp and sparkling beachfront community. Blessed by our beach location of approximately five blocks south of Hills Avenue, (access ramp onto the beach), you will be at ease with your family and activities with the knowledge that cars are restricted from driving south on this portion of the beach. Conveniently, for the adventurist, the vehicle beach entrance ramp is with in a half mile of a Northerly drive. Witness many of the beach activities as you drive, volleyball, kite flying, and running bases, and of course do not leave out the building of Sand Cassel's. Continue your drive past the Breakers beachfront restaurant, located next to the exiting ramp on Flagler Ave. Too soon to exit and have a bite to eat at the Breakers or other fine resturants off Flager Ave; continue your scenic drive north to Ponce Inlet. At the inlet witness the Surfers catching the waves, or join them with your own surf board. View with appreciation the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse on the north side of the inlet. Promise your self to drive over the Port Orange Bridge for a closer up front view of the lighthouse. Lunch within in the shadow of the lighthouse at the local popular seafood restaurant. From your vantage, view the returning fishing boats, closely followed by the ever-vigilant Seagull's.

More relaxed by staying at your vacation home. With your morning beverage in hand; step out side onto your balcony, from this second floor vantage, relax and enjoy your beverage while over looking the pool, simultaneously enjoying the grand view of the ocean. View the morning Sunrise and distance shrimp boats, witness beach enthuses negotiating the stairs to the beach for their morning walk or jog. In the evening from this same perspective, witness the day coming to closure with family and friends frolicking in the pool. Located to the right of the pool house, anxious appetites with picnic table set, wait patiently for the barbequing family chef to remove their meal from the grill. The next day comes and you wake up to a beautiful morning. You venture out and feel it is too hot for you and your family to cool off in the crisp waters of the Atlantic or the sun kissed temperatures of the full size Pool or children's Pool. You contemplate retreating to your Shangri La to relax, knowing that it is fully air condition and is well furnish, with the accommodations of three bedrooms, a pull out sofa and a fully equipped kitchen; you are encouraged with lighter thoughts and the enjoyment of your vacation.

It is difficult to summarize all that New Smyrna Beach and my rental unit location has to offer. Children pass the hours away in the pool,'(pool heated January through March)'or with pail and shovel in hand, build Sand Cassel's on the beach. Mom and Dad, family and friends relaxing at poolside or the beach. Every one is content while listening to laughter and witnessing the frolicking of the children. Various day trip destinations with-in an hours drive. A rental unit that is maintained and continually up dated, comfortable with accommodations of no less than an expensive hotel or guess houses. Perouse my web site. View pictures of the three bedrooms, kitchen, living room, dinning area, full-size washer and dryer and bathrooms. You are limited by your imagination of how you enjoy the accommodations, the comforts and amenities that are afforded by my rental unit, and notable location of New Smyrna Beach and the Seaward Condominium.

Departing thoughts of a enjoyable, fun loving vacation will linger as you return home; these same thoughts will compel you to rebook for another fun filled vacation.

Live, Love, and Laugh. Its a blessing we wish you; and a experience that will bring you back to my rental unit.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2016
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About Richard

We have owned our unit over forty years. My three children spent their summers and periodic vacations at the Seaward. During the summer, we met families from neighboring states and recently European visitors, of whom some we are still in touch with. As original owners, we have seen many up dating improvements to the Seaward, and have made many of our own. It has always been our second home with up dates and accommodations that were no less than the comforts we enjoyed in our primary residents. Our rental unit is enjoyed by short term vacationer that just want to chill out, and long term winter guest who not only enjoy the rental accommodation, but also the entertaining and shopping amenities' of New Smyrna Beach, not to mention the surrounding areas of Daytona Beach, Orlando and Kennedy Space Center. We maintain a positive out look in life, our personalities reflect it, as does the decor in our rental unit.

Live Love and Laugh is a motto we reflect on.

Richard purchased this condo in 1974

Why Richard chose Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Originally, 40 years ago when I purchased In New Smyrna Beach at the Seaward, there were no condominiums in our area that were over three stories high. The Seaward offered a four-storied complex with each unit having a view of the beach. More so, and other than in its location on the beach, is that a washer and dryer is in every unit, and also the availability of two elevators to carry up heavy luggage or groceries, two factors that other condominium's did not offer at the time. The area has grown and other condominiums are several floors higher with multitudes of apartments.

The Seaward by comparison is a smaller with forty-eight units, and cozy. Over the years, the contributing friendliness of the people and welcoming allure of this small community, has always entice vacationer to return repeatedly. I believe we experience the vision of that same community allure when we purchased our vacation home; it was an attraction then and remains to this day.

What makes this condo unique

In its own way the Seaward and its New Smyrna Beach location is unique. Besides enjoying the friendly relaxing Seaward community, its proximity to popular vacation spots like Universal Resorts, Disney World, Kennedy Space Center and the home of the Daytona Five Hundred. We always valued it as our retreat for relaxing and family fun. A five-minute drive to Canal St, two minutes more to Flagler Ave, combined, you have local shopping, restaurants, boat marinas, and a drive on beach entrance. What is unique to us, with all the surrounding amenities, we never felt far from the conducive imagining of a remote Tropical Island, we love it.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband, children and I totally enjoyed our two week stay in your apartment. The three bed rooms were very comfortable, we all appreciated the available beach toys for the children and the convinces and proximity of the elevator. Our family looks forward to a return visit and have already recommended your apartment to our parents and friends.
Apr 2012
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Brightly Furnish and Inviting, Beachy 3/2 Family Condo
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 13 reviews

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed staying at this condo in July. The condo was clean and spacious, there was plenty of room for 8 of us. I especially like the view of the swimming pool and the ocean from the balcony. The location was great and the beach is beautiful! A great place for a getaway! Richard and Jennie are very helpful in making restaurant suggestions also! Blackbeards and Breakers are great! We look forward to returning next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brenda. Your review is appreciate. I know for you and your family having visited Disney World, that gearing down and relaxing on the beach added to your vacation. My wife and I are happy you enjoyed the accommodations and hope when you return to New Smyrna Beach you consider my rental unit.
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lovely home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to Richard and Jennie for a wonderful vacation. We enjoyed staying at your condo very much. Our trip was in June 2016. We had 3 generations of family (4 adults/2 children) and every one of us enjoyed our stay. Your condo was a great home away from home. We loved the well-stocked kitchen, the full-sized washer/dryer, the pool toys, comfy beds, the pool and especially the easy access to the beach. It was great to spend the early morning on the deck watching the ocean and listening to the waves. We have such great memories of our trip. Thank you for everything.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sue, my wife and I are pleased that you enjoyed the accommodations of our rental unit and New Smyrna Beach. With appreciation we I thank you for your time in writing the review.
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absolutely a five star condo

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Richards condo May 25 through June 1 it is. A very lovely condo . Standing from the balcony the scene of the pool and ocean is absolutely breathtaking just a few steps away from both pool and ocean . The condo is very equipped and nicely decorated very well-kept and clean .Richard and Jenny are both very nice people to work with they are both there for you and want to please . Our family will definitely go back to The lovely beach and Richards lovely condo we will be planning our vacation next year at the same place thank you so much Richard and Jenny for helping make our vacation a wonderful stay

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Debbie, I appreciate your review and the taking of time in writing the review. It please my wife and I that you and your family enjoyed the apartment and the beautiful sands of New Smyrna Beach. We look forward in accommodating you on your return visit. Richard
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Perfect Safe Vacation get away

  • 5 of 5

With the Pool and safe NO DRIVE Beach only steps away it was perfect for my family. Full size kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, nice living area and washer and was truly wonderful! Seaward is a small complex making getting to the pool and beach with children great. We found the condo very clean and easy to get to from the parking lot and the beach/pool area. Just do not plan on sleeping on the hide-bed. We did bring a blow-up-bed so it worked out just fine. With 6 adults and 2 children we all had a wonderful time. We were able to extent our stay which made everything even better! Thank you Richard and Jennie! Richard's condo is a very comfortable place to stay and Jennie was joy to work with. And YES we are making plans to go back. THANK YOU!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jacque, I appreciate your review of my rental apartment. Your review gives my wife and I great satisfaction knowing you and your family have enjoyed our apartment and the beautiful sands of New Smyrna Beach . Thank you for your stay, we look forward to your return visit.
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Seaward was a delight!

  • 5 of 5

We had family and friends, totaling 6, for Memorial Day Weekend. Seward is a perfect location in New Smyrna, if you're looking for a non-driving section of the beach. The condo was in terrific order - very clean with great bedroom layouts for sleeping all guests. The full size washer and dryer is an exceptional and, often unusual, feature in condo rentals in the area. This condo is exactly how it is described. Greatly appreciated all amenities provided by the owner.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lucy for your review. My wife and I are pleased you and your family enjoyed my condo and the sands of New Smyrna Beach. We hope in the future if vacationing in New Smyrna Beach is in your plans, that you consider my rental unit. Sincerly Richard
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Money Well Spent

  • 4 of 5

I spent 4 days at this condo at the Seaward. The room is on the second floor with a clear view of both the pool and the beach. Richard was pleasant to deal with and very personable on the phone. I was celebrating my husband's 60th birthday and we had 4 adults and 3 small children in the condo for the weekend, it was perfect! We had a cookout with about 20 people and everyone enjoyed relaxing by the pool and playing on the beach. Jennie, Richard's property manager, is an angel! She was extremely pleasant and accommodating. If I had only dealt with Jennie and Richard this would be a "5 Star" review, however the Seaward manager leaves a bit to be desired, she was rather unpleasant and accusatory. She gave us the impression she was "bothered" by everything, from a ball (not ours) left by the volleyball net to shells left on the ground (again we were not responsible for this). If she were not a factor I would say "excellent". However, she would not deter me from staying there again.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, I do appreciate the time you took from your day in submitting a review, your comments are appreciated and noted. It is appreciated that you would consider my rental apartment in the future, I look forward to you and your family as returned guest. Richard and Joanne
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Daytonia Beach (DAB)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Local merchants
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Sugar Mill
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
I 95
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Mia Mexico
Nearest Beach
On New Smyrna Beach

Your map or GPS will direct you to the Seaward's central East Cost location. Seaward is only a short drive to the Kennedy Space Center, Universal's Resort Orlando Florida's location and Disney World. Charter a fishing boat from the local New Smyrna Beach dock, or at the Ponce Inlet a short drive away. Enjoy casual dinning off A1A just north of Turtle Mound, at JB'S. Go early and rent a Kayak or your own motorized fishing boat, enjoy your catch that evening for dinner.


Rates & Availability

New Smyrna Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May - June
May 1 2017 - Jun 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall - Winter
Sep 18 2017 - Apr 30 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Maid Vacancy Charge $80
Refundable damage deposit $250

Rate are subject to change until reservation are made. There is a additional vacancy cleaning fee of eighty dollars also a returnable deposit / damage charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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New Smyrna Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom master bedroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2. Convient to 2nd and 3rd bedroom - toilet , shower , Bathrooom located adjacent to second bedroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , The bunk bed in the third bedroom is full size on the bottom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , For convience there is a wall mounted television for viewing
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Flat screen television for viewing. Private tolet and shower
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Short drives to Daytona race track, Cape Canaveral, Disney World, Universal Studio, Sea World and International Drive and the Convention Center in Orlando. Restaurants are convenient.

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