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Downtown Delray Single Family Cottage

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 90 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Located downtown on a quiet 'old Florida' residential street just off the small City Marina Park in the Historic Marina District on the intracoastal. Just 1/2 block South of Atlantic Ave. with all the restaurants, art galleries, boutiques and shops, music, and entertainment - Only 3 1/2 Blocks from the wide white beaches that have been voted one of America's best public beaches. This property has all the charm with working fireplace, Dade County Pine flooring,outside trellised patio,etc. as well as modern central/air and new master bath and totally new kitchen/living area addition and new appliances.Washer and dryer are included as well as full kitchen small appliances and utensils. It has a totally fenced-in rear yard and separate garage( inquire about use).High speed WIFI and ATT Uverse TV.

Also inquire about my other home which may be available just few houses away.

More Details

Owner
Claudia Willis
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, minimal Spaish and French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 4, 2017

About Claudia Willis

Lifetime Passionate supporter of Historic Preservation in Delray Beach..followed by my support for the South Florida Symphony and my love of travel

Claudia Willis purchased this house in 1996

Why Claudia Willis chose Delray Beach

1939 Sweetheart of a property with great new large kitchen TV area and dining area on the rear of the home which has windows that open up to rear private yard with trellised patio area.

What makes this house unique

On the street with 10 original houses reflecting a life gone by and 1/2 block for the famous ' vibe ' of 'the Avenue'. I have several historic homes in this district which I renovated and rent short-term.

Amenities

Marina District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 8 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Smoke free property Taxes of 13% are due before occupancy Owner reserves right to charge 10% on seasonal 3 month cancelled after 90 days occupancy
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , hall bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Master bath
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Central air/heat Washer/dryer Microwave/coffeemaker/toaster oven/small appliances Refrigerator/stove(gas) Iron/ironing board TVs/VCR..cable provided WIFI Bedding: Queen in master 2 twins in front bedroom

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Downtown Delray Single Family Cottage
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 6 reviews
Delray Beach Florida
5

Great home right downtown so close to everything

  • 5 of 5

A special little property

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Enjoying Delay Beach

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to stay at Claudia's property in Delray Beach. Recently remodeled, the house was excellent in every way. The house was very well stocked with everything we needed and everything was in excellent condition. We enjoyed it so much that we have already agreed to return next year. Thank you Claudia!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent facility in Delray Beach

  • 5 of 5

Home with recent renovations to create an elegant open French kitchen and dining area looking out to the garden. Just steps from Atlantic Avenue and the Waterway it is within walking distance of the beach. The owner is great to deal with and we keep coming back. I would recommend it to anyone that will treat this home with the respect it deserves.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Great place in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Sweet clean home with a wonderful kitchen, close to the best of Delray Beach in a nice neighborhood. I loved walking to the restaurants and night scene and also being pretty close to the beach. Home very clean and owner a pro at making everything just right.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and Clean

  • 5 of 5

This was my first visit to Delray and I was so lucky to find the perfect place to stay. The cottage had everything I could possibly need, super clean, loved the decor and the location was great. I will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nice cottage and town, TERRIBLE owner.

  • 1 of 5

The cottage is nice and Delray is great, but as veterans of dozens of vacation rentals over many years we can say unequivocally that this owner is terrible. She scheduled renovations during our tenancy and insisted in shrill emails that she had the right to have any work done any time, rather than only “necessary and agreed” repairs as stipulated in the lease. (Some of the planned renovations were done, some not.) She made a mistake in our security deposit reimbursement, and rather than refund the additional money she sent us a long email tirade admitting the mistake but altering her charges to cover the amount, without receipts. She was difficult to deal with throughout. What would have been a nice stay became very stressful. If you rent this property, be sure to follow her many single-spaced pages of instructions to the letter, and be ready for imperious demands at any moment.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This guest was a 3 month rental . They asked to arrive early and I granted that request even though I was in the midst of repairs which they accepted when they moved in.. As I tried to complete previously scheduled work , they demanded the work not be done and they sent many threatening emails which I would not participate in and are misleading in their reference to them. I did not do the work which was scheduled before their occupancy even though I felt it was necessary for the safety of my home. I had many complaints from my yard crew and neighbor as they were very inconsiderate with their dog and the yard was always filled with dog poop and the planted beds were destroyed by the dog. They refused to allow the maid to come after the first visit and used the house as a storage unit ,filling the entire house and garage with boxes as they were relocating . They left the property in a terrible condition which required far more that the $300 security to repair.I offered photos and receipts. I had 3 witnesses there helping to restore the home for the next guests .The dog had pooped on the beds, pans were put away with food in them, all sofas had to have covers removed be cleaned( and rugs as well )as they were filthy. Even though I provide sofa covers for all guests with pets, they chose not to use them or the dogie bags I provide either. The list was very long to return the property.to one that respected the next guest.The cleaner alone was there 10hrs for a home that is usually a 5 hr turn-around. I had to have yard repair and the furniture moved back as it had been relocated over the house. They are trying to paint me in a bad light but I have many, many wonderful caring guests and most of my rentals are returning guests for 8 yrs or more..I can certainly have them provide a reference if needed.I do expect happy guests who respect the property and these guests were not either.
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Palm Beach, PBI also FLL(35 mi) and MIA(45 mi)
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Multiple
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Amtrack Tri-rail
Car: not necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Fine dining.

* Beach.

* Art Galleries.

* Street festivals.

* Music.

Top Thing to do in Budget:.....

Top Thing to do in Family:.....

Downtown Delray offers many good restuarants and nightlife. There are many galleries and antique shops within a few blocks as well as music, bars, and boutique shops. The public beach is one of South Florida's best. Delray has an 'old Florida' feel but offers many arts and cultural events. The Tennis facility which is located just 8 blocks away is open to the public and has professional events as well.There are many golf courses from which to choose.

Delray is close to both West Palm and Fort Lauderdale so is easily accesssible by both airports and only 1 hour north of Miami.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
Damage Deposit $500

There can be some flexibility in pricing and minimum of days so inquire as the prices listed are just guidelines..
For the 3 month SEASONAL rates I will break up the payments over 4 payments
Also there is 13% Tourist tax due 7 days before occupancy. I require a signed lease to move forward on a contract. This can be done through my email Claudia_willis@bellsouth.net

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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