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'Welcome to Paradise' - Walk to the beach and stroll to world famous Las Olas

57 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


East Fort Lauderdale House Rental Photos and Description

6 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath on the canal surrounded by palms only walk to beach

Updated, eclectic charm is only minutes from the beach and .8 mile from the restaurants, bars and shopping area on world famous Las Olas Blvd. Our 6 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath home is located right on the canal 100 yards from the intercoastal waterway, secluded by the surrounding palms and 10 foot hedges. All of the normal amenities such as towels, linens, shower soap, and hair dryers are provided for a wonderful visit.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Lance waldbueser
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016

About Lance waldbueser

I am a Retired Army Officer who came to Ft. Lauderdale on business in 2002, loved the area and never return north. I am now a local business owner. Married 37 years, with 5 children, 7 grand daughters, 1 grandson and loving wife. Graduated from West Point and then from the University of Georgia. Go Dawgs! Now living in Florida so I can't help but also be a Gator and Heat fan.

Lance waldbueser purchased this house in 2012

Why Lance waldbueser chose Fort Lauderdale

Once you vacation at Ft Lauderdale Beach, you will understand 'why this is paradise.' And you will be staying at the most perfect location in the nation's most relaxing city. I rented homes for two years in this area waiting for this particular location to go up for sale. When it finally did, I bought it the first week on the market. You will love it also.

What makes this house unique

The close proximity to the beach make it easy to visit the beach for a couple of hours and come back for a nap or just spend the whole day. The corner lot gives us beautiful outdoor views on three sides of the home. The hedges on 3 sides provide extreme back yard and pool privacy. While eating breakfast on the upstairs bedroom balconies, we have great views of the canal and Seven Isles Lake.


based on 57 traveler reviews

'Welcome to Paradise' - Walk to the beach and stroll to world famous Las Olas
average rating of 4.9298244 based on 57 reviews
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Family Refuge

  • 5 of 5

Once again, our family disappeared into this Paradise for 2 weeks. The purpose for our annual vacation is the gathering of 3 generations to be together. This home provides that in spades! There are separate rooms providing privacy when needed but also large gathering areas for when we came together. The pool table provided hours of fun competition and play. The outside pool was a daily gathering point all day, every day. The multiple ancillary supplies (floats, chairs, towels, kids toys, paddle boards) all add to an already luxurious stay. We hosted a cookout with local friends and had plenty of room. The location is exceptional. Close enough to the beach to "hop on over" for either time by the water or eating, but also walking distance to world-renowned Los Olas restaurants. The owner's response to every inquiry before, during and after our stay, in and of itself, makes this a top tier rental. I sent a query at 11 PM and had the solution before 10 the next AM. That's almost unheard of in the rental business. The website is incapable of capturing both the beauty and functionality of this home. Thank you Lance and Bill for providing such a great opportunity for our family!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for a long weekend for my sisters bachelorette. The house is just like its pictured... If not better! The house had everything we needed and a beautiful view. We were so close to bars, restaurants and the beach. It was only a $5 uber. Lance was also very accommodating and I would recommend anyone renting this house!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Holiday in paradise

  • 5 of 5

From before arrival through our stay and after we left our host made sure everything was covered and smooth sailing. Our family had big meals at the wonderful long dining room table.

We had space both indoors and out with private nooks with charming fanciful decoration everywhere. We also felt part of the hosts family with all the memorabilia and toys.

The beautiful beach was close and our walks up and down seven isles were full of jaw dropping houses yachts cars and foliage.

Our family of 12 can't wait to come back next year.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being ideal guest and we can't wait to have you and your family back next year!!
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Beautiful family home, perfect location

  • 4 of 5

The host was a pleasure to work with since my first inquiry. The home wa perfect for a base for our family reunion, three generations. Well decorated, and the layout worked well with multiple families.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband, two sons and their families(nine of us) vacationed In this lovely home in Ft. Lauderdale in February, 2016. We had such a great time and I can't say enough about this house and the amenities. We loved that the house had two different wings with plenty of room and privacy for us all. The three grandchildren and the rest of us spent hours in the heated pool. The house has an alarm on every door leading to the pool which we appreciated since we had two non-swimmers. The kids loved the trampoline and the outdoor playhouse with the kitchen and bar stools and the adults spent lots of time in the outdoor spaces. We all enjoyed the pool table and the large comfortable family room with the huge TV. The piano was great to have for a family gathering. The kitchen was well stocked and the large table in the dining room could accommodate us all for meals. We all liked this house because of its proximity to restaurants that we could walk to as well

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words and we would love to have you back anytime!!
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Professional management, prompt replies, great customer service

  • 5 of 5

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we unfortunately had to cancel our stay; however, I felt it important to share my experience with Bill. From the initial reservation request through to my cancellation, I received excellent customer service and thorough communication. My deposit was refunded immediately and I was treated with the utmost respect regarding our need to change our plans. I would definitely consider working with Bill again if I should get the opportunity.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Fort Lauderdale Beach
Las Olas Boulevard
"Restaurants, Shopping, Culture, and Night Life."
"Stroll the 3 miles of the beautifully landscaped New River River walk. History of Ft. Lauder..."
Water Taxi
"Least Expensive way to see and hear about Ft. Lauderdale"
Jungle Queen Riverboat
"Just one of the many great ways to spend a Ft.Lauderdale evening. Includes a 1 hour narrated..."
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Aruba Beach Cafe
"Great food and atmosphere"
Lulu's Bait Shack
International Swimming Hall of Fame
Museum of Discovery and Science
Stranahan House
Museum of Discovery & Science
Casablanca Cafe
Museum of Art
Mai-Kai Restaurant & Lounge
"Dinner and Polynesian Show"
Aquatic Ventures
"Deep Sea Fishing, SCUBA Diving, kayaking, paddle boarding, and even para sailing. "
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel Hollywood
"Bets Casino and entertainment in town"
Nearest Airport
6.3 Miles
Ft. Lauderdale / Hollywood International Airport
Nearest Train
4.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3.7 Miles
Interstate 95 and Florida Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Quarterdeck Seafood Bar and Grill
Nearest Beach
0.9 Miles
Ft. Lauderdale Beach
Car: not necessary

The Seven Isles area of Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale is a combination of day time 'laid back beach life' with the beach, deep sea fishing, paddle boarding and boating all within walking distance, and exciting night life. The well groomed streets lined with tropical foliage and palm trees frame the scenic canals and intracoastal waterway lined with yachts of all sizes. The monthly street festivals and concerts, the annual world renowned, largest US Boat Show, Memorial Day Beach Party, July 4th Beach Party and Fireworks Display, Holiday Boat Parade, Ice Skating and Festivals, and New Years Eve Orange Drop and celebrations with fireworks only add to the normal, everyday excitement. It's an exciting place for fun loving people of all ages to visit. There's no place like it. Many visitors just call it 'paradise.'


Rates & Availability

East Fort Lauderdale House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall Stays Sept and Oct
Sep 7 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Ft Lauderdale Boat Show 2016
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 7 2016
5 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
Early December Vacation
Nov 30 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 18 2016 - Dec 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
NEW YEARS 2016 -2017
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season January
Jan 10 2017 - Jan 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
High Season February
Feb 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
High Season March
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Spring Break 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Cleaning Fee $300
Refundable damage deposit $750
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

If u have a dinner party with more than 15 guests then there will be an added expense of $350 for each day the event is held. Gathering cannot exceed more than 35 people. Thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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East Fort Lauderdale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , This bathroom services Bedroom 1 and pool area
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , This bathroom is located in new Master Suite Upstairs East
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , This bathroom is located in old Master Suite West
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This bathroom is in 'Paris' bedroom upstair West Wing
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , This bathroom is located in Bunk Bed room
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , This bathroom is located by front door next to Living Room
  • The two upstairs master bedrooms and all other bathrooms have showers. The Paris Room has the only shower/TUB combination. The only 1/2 bath room is down stairs by living room and small bedroom with twin buck beds.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Upstairs Master with balcony overlooking pool & canal
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Queen bed, bathroom with shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs Master in East Wing w/ balcony overlooking canal
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Upstairs 'Paris, France Room' with bath tub and shower
    Bedroom 6 - 1 bunk bed , Small bedroom includes TV, DVDs & books next to 1/2 bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Wet bar. Privacy provided by wooden partition. (No door)
  • Both Master Bedroom Suites are upstairs with lots of windows with views, balcony, bathroom, and walk in closet. All bedrooms have designated bathrooms.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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