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Michael Halpin

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Direct Oceanfront 8-Bedroom Pool Home Located 1-Hr from Disney

4 Reviews
Sleeps17
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms7
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

New Smyrna Beach House Rental Photos and Description

8-Bedrooms, 7-Bathrooms, Sleeps 17

Eight steps to the pool and another five to the beach...can you imagine anything more enticing? Our Sandbox is the 'storybook' vacation!...5,000 SF or 'Everything-Beach'. All bedding, kitchen supplies (including a staples-stocked pantry), entertainment (game room, music & internet, etc), pool & beach items (umbrellas, chairs, boards, floats, etc), expandable dining options (including outdoor dining), sun-worshiping chases, bikes & jogging stroller, BBQ, multiple kitchens & laundry facilities and much more!

Our Sandbox is professionally decorated and managed. It is maintained in superior condition (not easy for ocean-front homes) and, when available, provides an amazing vacation environment that will exceed all expectations!

Three king bed suites; four twin bed suites; two sofa convertibles; seven full bathrooms; two kitchens; split plan...dressed in traditional beach decor with a cloak of whimsical creativity!

New Smyrna Beach is still considered 'sleepy' by most Florida standards...that's what we love most about it! The moist beach sand is perfect for sculpting the most challenging castles...while the silky, white dunes sand caress your toes while strolling the miles and miles of coastal beauty.

Unlike other Atlantic town beaches...you'll find no cars touring on our beach area...nothing but children frollicing in the sand, surfers taming their waves, shell-hunters and romantic's strolling next to the rambling waves...all you can imagine is here at the Sandbox! Welcome.

White sand beaches await you in New Smyrna Beach...sand-cities are easily sculpted...bike riding, strolling or jogging on miles and miles of beach is simply wonderful here.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Michael Halpin (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Michael Halpin

We are a family of four living in Central Florida. We purchased and completely renovated our beach home a few years ago to create a 'retreat' to escape the craziness of our lives in Orlando. The Sandbox is an amazing place to relax and unwind, whether its just the two of us, our family, or a get-together with extended family/friends. The Sandbox is not your ordinary beach house...it breathes life into you and invites you to enjoy its surroundings. You will immediately succumb to its serenity! We know you'll enjoy our Sandbox as much as we do -- welcome to the beach!

Michael Halpin purchased this house in 2001

Why Michael Halpin chose Florida Central Atlantic Coast

The Sandbox is located about an hour from our home near Orlando (and Disney, Universal, Sea World, water parks, etc) and is just down the beach from Daytona Speedway & Kennedy Space Center. Finding a home that can accommodate large families or groups under one roof is challenge enough; finding one that has our ocean views and accessibility, spacious pool, pristine beaches, amenities, etc? Well, that's just rare!

What makes this house unique

White sand beaches await you in New Smyrna Beach. Whole sand-cities are easily sculpted, while bike riding, strolling or jogging on miles and miles of beach is simply wonderful here. Our beach home is situated directly on the beach and accessed from a quiet, unassuming, residential street. We have no immediate neighbors and are located at the end of the street for amazing privacy. We do benefit from a lifeguard station only three lots away (stationed in-season only), and still have amazing restaurants and shopping just up the street (one just a short walk away).

Reviews

5
based on 4 traveler reviews

Direct Oceanfront 8-Bedroom Pool Home Located 1-Hr from Disney
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

The Sandbox

  • 5 of 5

The Sandbox is a beautiful home and is very well equipped. My family loved it so much that we did not feel the need to do any sight seeing or other activities. My seven grandchildren loved the pool the beach and in the evening put the adults to bed and stayed up playing games.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Beach home!

  • 5 of 5

The Sand Box is the perfect house to spend time with family! Every room is perfect!! You can see the ocean and pool from almost every room! We rented this beautiful home for our mothers 80th birthday celebration! All her kids grandkids and great grandchildren came. What a wonderful beach house! It is simply beautiful! From its ocean front views (from almost every room) to it fun game rooms! We could not have asked for a more beautiful home to celebrate! The owners were awesome! They made sure our vacation was perfect! Their home on the beach is amazingly perfect for a large family! Every bedroom has its own bathroom and 2 kitchens! It is well stocked with everything you need and than some! Game rooms for the kids and the pool is so beautiful you feel like it's right on the beach!! We will definitely rent this beautiful beach home again!!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

We rented The Sand Box as our sons wedding was held at New Smyrna and it allowed our family to all stay in the 1 location. We all travelled from Australia and arrived at different times on the Friday & Saturday - upon arrival all were amazed at how great the house was and to have the pool and beach with in 25 meters was just terrific.

The house was far better than expected and all the facilities provided were just there. We had everything that was needed for the week, beds, kitchen facilities, entertainment, bikes, just every thing that you would have in your own home plus more.

We had cars so there was no issues in moving around town and purchasing all or food and drinks.

The BarBQ around the pool was just fantastic and to cap it all off there was a launch from Cape Canaveral to entertain us all. How's that for making a week even better.

Thanks to Michael and his family for just looking after everything and making our stay so wonderful and event free.

Need time away with family and friends with everything laid on then this is the place.

Cheers.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing House

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect house for a perfect vacation! Accommodated 9 adults and 6 children comfortably. The house is beautifully done with lots of space for everyone. The kids loved stepping out of the house to go boogie boarding in the morning then eating breakfast with a full ocean view and lounging by the pool only to do it all again for the afternoon. No packing cars, no logistical planning - it is all right there! The beach was awesome, not many people, felt like a private beach just for us. Fabulous time!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach, Shopping, Restaurants, Fishing, Surfing, Pool, Sleeps 17++, 5,000 Sf House, Disney & Universal 1 Hour, Family Reunions, Corporate Retreats, Professionally Decorated, New Condition, Professionally Managed, Game Room, Pool & Beach Chairs Provided, Split-plan, Beautiful!!!

Located Just South Of Daytona...Easy Access From Orlando.

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Rates & Availability

New Smyrna Beach 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
Aug 19 2016 - Nov 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
Fall Holiday
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 28 2016
7 night minimum stay
$9,200
 
 
Fall-Winter
Nov 29 2016 - Dec 16 2016
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
Winter Holiday
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 13 2017
7 night minimum stay
$9,600
 
 
Holiday
Jan 14 2017 - Jan 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Winter
Jan 21 2017 - Feb 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
Spring
Feb 11 2017 - Mar 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$8,300
 
 
Spring Prime
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$8,600
 
 
Spring
Apr 22 2017 - May 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
Holiday
May 27 2017 - Jun 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
Summer
Jun 2 2017 - Jun 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$8,300
 
 
Summer-Prime
Jun 16 2017 - Jun 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$9,200
 
 
Summer-Holiday
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$9,800
 
 
Summer-Prime
Jul 7 2017 - Aug 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
$9,400
 
 
Summer-Fall
Aug 11 2017 - Nov 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,200
$7,000
 
 
Holiday
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$8,200
 
 
Fall
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,200
$7,000
 
 
Holiday
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$8,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $550 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 12.5%

Cancelation policy:
90% refund if canceled more than 270 days prior to check-in.
60% refund if canceled 180-270 days prior to Check-in.
20% refund if canceled 90-180 days prior to cancelation.
0% refund if canceled less than 90 days prior to check-in.

Reservation requirement:
A) For reservations 120 days or more from vacation date, A payment of 40% is required. The remaining 60% is payable in two equal payments determined by number of months before vacation date (Note: the final payment must be scheduled no later than 60 days prior to vacation date).
B) For reservations made shorter than 120 days from vacation date, 100% payment is

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Amenities

New Smyrna Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Oceanview
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Oceanview
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Oceanview
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Oceanview
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Oceanview
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , Oceanview
    Bedroom 7 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 8 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Building floorplans (with furnishing layouts) available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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