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Charming, modern apartment in Pompano Beach, Florida USA ***KrausHausUSA****

20 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Santa Barbara Estates Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom 2 bathrooms (sleeps 4)

Kraushaus is a 660 sq. ft. (60 sq. meter) apartment that's part of a single family home located on a small island in Lake Santa Barbara which is a part of the Intracoastal Waterway, about a mile from the ocean. The unit is conveniently positioned one block off Federal Highway between Commercial and Atlantic Blvds. and is close to the beach, shopping, restaurants, ATMs, banks, tennis courts and a golf course.

Three (3) night minimum stay required.

The unit has two bathrooms. The master suite has a large Jacuzzi bath tub and separate shower. The second bathroom has a Jacuzzi tub/shower combo.

There's a tiled lanai with a pergola and seating area and also a section for grilling.

There's a flat screen TV in both the living room and bedroom.

Closest Airport:

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

Approximate driving time is about 20 minutes and distance is about 15 miles.

Access to pool and hot tub (pool rules are enforced)

Boat dockage available at a cost (upon request)

Free Wi-Fi

Air Conditioner

Phone calls are free throughout the US, Canada, and to land lines in Europe

Towels are provided

Beach chairs and bicycles are available upon request

Hair dryers in both bathrooms

Washer and dryer in unit

Private parking

Ample closet space

Iron and ironing board provided

Private tiled lanai with a pergola with a personal patio area

Area for grilling

Unit has a separate security alarm system

Cable tv

The unit is close to shopping, golf, tennis, biking, restaurants and bars, and beaches

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Rolf Kraus
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Rolf and Ingrid,

Thank you very much for your hospitality, it has been a pleasure to stay here with you in your wonderful house and garden. We especially enjoyed the lovely pool and hot tub. You make us feel at paradise. Thanks for everything !!
Nov 2014
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Charming, modern apartment in Pompano Beach, Florida USA ***KrausHausUSA****
average rating of 4.9 based on 22 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Very lovely and relax the owners was nice and helpful had a blast

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great rental

  • 4 of 5

Let me start off saying, for the price of the rental, you would be silly not to book.

The pros: THE POOL!!! I love love love their pool. The fact that you have the benefit of using it and not have to share the pool with a hotel, its amazing. They have kept their property in such great condition. It was perfect. The rental itself is super cute, well maintained. The owners, I only got to meet Rolf and he is such a nice guy. Great person to talk to.

The reason I didn't give 5 stars is because of the mattress. God it did a number on my back and my husband's. We are so use to memory foam mattresses I suppose that I just couldn't tolerate the spring of the matress we slept on. Also the lack of cookware. I know what you are thinking, who cooks on vacation right? lol However I do like to cook when the mood strikes and one pot didn't cut it for me. Another plus is the shower pressure...omg it was so good. I feel that if there were a few upgrades done here and there, I would more than happily pay more.

As a home owner and a person that wants to protect your investment, I would put a barrier between the rug and the tile of the bathroom, because if you have people that aren't careful or careless, water can seep into the rug and it would be a mold issue later on.

Thank you for having such a great rental. I can't wait for the opportunity to stay again. Take care :)

The Molinas

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello and thanks for your review. Sorry you didn't find all the pots and pans in the drawer under the oven. I wish you would have asked, as we'd be happy to point them out. We even have a wok there. We appreciate your observations about the mattress and the rug and will look into making those adjustments.
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  • 5 of 5

Me and my wife had to reschedule our February honeymoon trip and move it up to December and we found the Kraushaus. The apartment is right off the main road which makes it very convenient for adventuring. Unfortunately it rained our 4/5 days we were there but the apartment is so cozy and relaxing that it almost didn't matter. There was a pool and hot tub on site also so we got in some of our swimming needs there since the ocean was not really an option. The owner is very friendly, welcoming, a great conversationalist, and very knowledgeable about the area. He had some great suggestions for restaurants to try, things to do, and explained how everything worked in his condo. Our trip would've been a total bust if it wasn't for the Kraushaus.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Matt, thanks for your nice review! I was telling my wife how badly I felt about the weather during your visit. Hopefully you'll be able to visit us again someday, with the baby... we have a small crib you can use :) Take care! Rolf & Ingrid
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Amazing !

  • 5 of 5

We found your home by chance, and we thought it was a fabulous house (only with the pictures and the description we saw). And once arrived, we were all surprised to see your little paradise ! Everything was just perfect, amazing, and beautiful. You guys were so welcome, helpful and nice, and very free when we had some questions. The house was really clean, and functional, no problem. I recommend your house to everybody who wants to spend a peaceful moment in Florida. 5* for Ingrid & Rolf !


Melvin, Rémy, Charles & Cindy from Paris, France.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Location, Thoughtful Owners, Wonderful Florida Apartment

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at the Kraushaus in April for some much needed R&R. The owner was very gracious and helpful, including firing up the hot tub for us late one evening prior to our arrival back so it would be ready when we arrived! The unit itself is well appointed with TV's, a comfortable bed and couch, nice kitchen and laundry, a luxurious bathroom and the nicest private pool and hot tub I've ever used. The place was great for 2 of us, but considering we were barely there, 4 would be fine too. It was 5 minutes from Pompano Beach, but the pool was so nice we will be using that more next time. I will definitely reach out to Rolf again for my next Pompano/FLL/MIA stay. Thank you both for being such gracious hosts, we really enjoyed your apartment!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Christopher! We hope to see you again on your next visit to the area. Rolf
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Wirklich schöner Urlaub

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren insgesamt 4 Personen (2 Erwachsene und 2 Kinder). Die Wohnung war vollkommend ausreichend, gut ausgestattet, sauber und die Außenanlage ist sehr gepflegt. Die Lage der Wohnung/des Hauses ist schon einmalig, sie liegt auf einer kleinen Insel mit insgesamt nur 6 Häusern. Weiterhin kann man herrlich an diesem wunderschönen Pool entspannen. Der Strand sowie Restaurants und Supermärkte liegen alle im Nahbereich und sind gut zu erreichen. Auch die umliegenden Städte wie Fort Lauderdale, Miami usw. sind nicht wirklich weit entfernt. Wir haben wirklich viel unternommen, aber das war ja auch so von uns geplant (wenn man schon mal in den USA Urlaub macht). Hinzu kamen tolle Tipps vom Rolf (Vermieter) in Bezug auf weitere Unternehmungen (Parks, Restaurants, schöne kleine Strandabschnitte und natürlich lokale Veranstaltungen) oder auch einfach nur allgemeine Dinge. Da machte sich das Insiderwissen von Rolf sehr bemerkbar und wir habe diese Tipps auch dankend angenommen. Wir hatten einen wirklich sehr schönen Urlaub bei euch (Rolf, Ingrid und Jett). Hiermit möchten wir uns hier nochmal für eure Gastfreundschaft bedanken (und dem leckeren Eisteller bei Flanigans ). Sollten wir nochmals in dieser Gegend Urlaub machen, dann seid Ihr unsere 1 Adresse.

Sonnige Grüße aus Deutschland Heiko, Andrea, Leonie und Amelie

We were a total of 4 people (2 adults and 2 children). The apartment was perfectly adequate, well equipped, clean and the grounds are very well maintained. The location of the apartment / house is quite unique, it is located on a small island with a total of only 6 houses. Furthermore, you can come relax in this beautiful pool. The beach, restaurants and supermarkets are all within close range and are easy to reach. The surrounding cities such as Fort Lauderdale, Miami, etc. are not really far away. We have really done a lot, but that was also planned so of us (if done before in the USA Holidays). There were great tips from Rolf (owner) in relation to other things (parks, restaurants, beautiful small beach sections and of course local events) or just general things. Since the insider knowledge of Rolf was very noticeable and we have adopted these tips also gratefully. We had a really great holiday with you (Rolf, Ingrid and Jett). Herewith we would like to thank you again for your hospitality here (and the delicious Eisteller at Flanigan ). Should we re-do in the area on holiday, then you are our one address.

Sunny greetings from Germany

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Ft Lauderdale Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Pompano Beach Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.02 Miles
U.S. Hyw 1
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Ft Lauderdale / Pompano Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Santa Barbara Estates Apartment Rental Rates

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Winter Season 2017
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Apr 22 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

11% taxes will be added to quoted amount.
$30 cleaning fee will be added for stays less than 6 days
Anticipating seasonal price changes, please contact owner for final quote

Invoice will indicate payment terms and final payment amount

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Santa Barbara Estates Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Floor Area:
  • 660 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The marble master bathroom has a large triangle Jacuzzi bathtub with a TV, adjacent shower, and a European sink with a separate toilet area. The second bathroom is equipped with a Jacuzzi bathtub/shower combination, sink and toilet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Child's crib available upon request
  • Queen size sleeper sofa in living room
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Boat dockage available at extra charge.

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