Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927


Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Space 5,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

7 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, sleeps 14 total with 12 people in individual beds

Parrot Hall is a luxurious 5500 SF British Colonial style home located in Fort Lauderdale's most exclusive neighborhood, the Las Olas Isles. Walk to beach and world class shops and restaurants. Gorgeous tropically landscaped outdoor living area; 20x40 SF heated pool; large furnished brick veranda with awning, outdoor dining under pergola. The home boasts 14 designer furnished rooms, gourmet kitchen, and beautiful water views. Vacation in style at Fort Lauderdale's best address. Charming, unique and sophisticated, this house has it all!

Las Olas Shopping and Restaurants: Easy walking distance to upscale shops, clubs and restaurants on Las Olas Blvd, or walk to Fort Lauderdale's best beaches. Don't want to walk or drive the few minutes to the Las Olas amenities or the beach, take the trolley that stops at the end of your street!

More Details

Bill Hurlman
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Bill Hurlman

Retired Insurance Company executive who enjoys renovating older homes with charm.

Bill Hurlman purchased this house in 2005

Why Bill Hurlman chose Fort Lauderdale

I prefer older homes with charm and character, and have enjoyed renovating this house over the past 5 years.

What makes this house unique


Pets considered with additional security deposit.


Las Olas Isles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Security System
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Double vanity
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double vanity
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Double vanity
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom Upstairs
    Bedroom 9 - 1 twin/ single , Daybed in Master sitting room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Upstairs
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , Downstairs with half bath adjacent
    Bedroom 7 - 1 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Sleep sofa and daybed in Den Downstairs with en-suite bath
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Soft Music allowed outside until 8PM


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.904762 based on 63 reviews
Fernandina Beach, FL

As Presented; Owner/Manager Prompt and Attentive

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with family over New Years. 13 in all and all comfortable with their accommodations. Drawbacks are limited bathrooms and the need to share and kitchen is not suitable for large meal preparation. We had three dinners catered in and ate out for other evening meals. Lunches and breakfasts fine, as folks eat in shifts. Out largest party was well accommodated for a sit down meal. Pool great, as are the many gathering areas affording each branch of the family privacy.

The very, very prompt attention of the owner to any questions can not be beat.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Enjoyable Thanksgiving week with extended family spanning three generations.

  • 4 of 5

Parrot Hall provided a unique and comfortable environment in a superb location. Within close walking distance to beach and shopping, the house is also a short drive to services and recreational opportunities. The house is attractive on the exterior, has well maintained grounds and offers multiple gathering and relaxing spaces both inside and out. While somewhat dated, the decor includes fun and interesting artwork, nice bedrooms and baths, and a general aura of warmth and coziness within gracious square footage. Kitchen was well equipped and attractive, but did not have a disposal. The pool and surrounding outside areas were a particular hit with all ages in our group, and the heated pool temperature was perfect for late November.

We did, however, experience an unexpected series of issues soon after we arrived including no CATV reception, pool maintenance wanting to close and shock pool, and inoperable pool lighting. The owner did quickly step in and resolve all matters, except pool lighting, in a reasonably fast manner. These events followed a much more troubling finding just two days before our arrival. I had rented this house primarily because of its waterfront location and dock, and had confirmation from owner in writing 10 months before arrival that I could dock a 26 foot boat during our stay. In spite of this fact, I was told at the last minute that our boat could not be accommodated due to spacing regulations related to a boat that was already docked at the house. The owner offered and did pay my off-site marina docking fees, but this was a very unexpected inconvenience.

Overall, in spite of noted issues, we enjoyed our stay and I recommend this property to other prospective renters. The owner was very courteous and concerned about our problems, most of which were beyond his control, and did try to do the right thing in response.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so sorry that Parrot Hall did not live up to the expectations of the Morgan Family. We take his concerns and issues very seriously and will do what we have to to provide a vacation experience that exceeds expectations.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Family gathering.

  • 5 of 5

Parrot Hall was perfect for our family reunion. We enjoyed the many living and dining spaces indoors and out. There were plenty of beds for our group. The Las Olas location was ideal.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that our house works so well to bring families together!!!
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

It could be called Paradise Hall-That's what it felt like!

  • 5 of 5

The stay at Parrot Hall could not have been more perfect from the beginning of the rental experience to the day we checked out. The owner was very accommodating and responsive to all requests and inquiries.

Parrot Hall itself was fabulous. The rooms were spacious and it was obvious that the owner was very cognizant of the needs of guests. We were there for an anniversary party for my brother and his wife. Although we all left Parrot Hall to go to the anniversary party, the majority of the house just stayed at Parrot Hall for the stay. There was no reason to leave. Some of us did venture out. We walked up to the oceanfront and had lunch one day and brunch the next. There were very nice restaurants to the west on Las Olas Boulevard but also on the Oceanfront.

I had researched several houses and the responsiveness of the owner made me decide on this house. It was a great decision and I highly recommend Parrot Hall.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow!! What a spectacular review! It makes me happy that I can add to the great experience our guests have at Parrot Hall!!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Beautiful property in ideal neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

This house is absolutely fantastic -- beautifully appointed, spacious, and 5 mins from the beach. Plenty of sleeping areas for larger groups, and a fantastic outdoor communal area make this an ideal vacation rental.

Unlike most properties, the photos hardly do it justice -- this place is a 10/10.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a wonderful review!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Beautiful, clean, true to photos.

  • 5 of 5

The house was so beautiful and clean! The pool was amazing. There was a lot of room to accommodate our group. Also, the owner was very accommodating and responded quickly to any questions we had. I would definitely book with him again either at this property or another one he has!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so thrilled to get such a gracious review! This was a wonderful group and so easy to deal with. I certainly hope they return!!!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Fort Lauderdale Beach
"Beautiful sandy beach with water activities, chairs and umbrellas. Restaurants and shops ri..."
Las Olas Boulevard
"Restaurants, shops, clubs and eclectic bars! Galleries for art lovers, shopping for kids as..."
Galleria Mall
"This upscale indoor shopping mall has it all! Department stores, shops, restaurants all wit..."
Hugh Taylor Birch Recreation Area
"A fun afternoon with the family!"
"A great local restaurant for the whole family!"
"Great family oriented diner open 24 hours! 15 minute walk fro the house!"
Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar - Fort Lauderdale
"Music, great food for the whole family! 15 minute walk from the house!"
Shooters Waterfront
"Wonderful restaurant for the whole family right on the intracoastal!"
Greek Islands Taverna
"One of our favorite restaurants in Fort Lauderdale! Excellent, traditional wonderfully prepa..."
Sushi Rock
"Excellent sushi and Japanese food! Their sushi boats are legendary!"
Mai-Kai Restaurant & Lounge
"A throw back to the 60s!!!! Real family style Luau restaurant with hula dancers and shows!!"
Fork & Balls
"Great Italian Restaurant featuring meatballs of every kind!!!"
luigi's coal oven pizza
"Great pizza, wings and salads for the whole family!"
Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Fort Lauderdale International Airport
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The FLoridian
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Car: recommended

Location, location, location! Parrot Hall, a 14 room British Colonial style estate, is located in Fort Lauderdale's exclusive Las Olas Isles. It is a 15 minute walk to either the gorgeous beaches or the fabulous shops and restaurants on Las Olas Blvd. The property is on 100 feet of canal waterfront with direct Intracoastal and ocean access. This tropical paradise is only a 10 minute drive from Fort Lauderdale airport. The ultimate in comfort and style for your Florida vacation!!!


Rates & Availability

Las Olas Isles House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $2,000
Cleaning $450
Tax Rate 11.0%

Check In is 3:00 PM on day of Arrival
Check Out is 10:00 AM on day of departure
Cancellations - All bookings are 100% refundable if cancelled within 72 hours of initial payment. After this period bookings cancelled prior to 90 days of arrival date will be refunded at 100%. Guests are advised to purchase Travel Insurance.
Cleaning Fee $450.00 Smoking allowed outside only. Pets considered with additional security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Ask a Question Ask a Question

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties