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Home on Private 2 acres from Ocean Tiki Hut to River, Kayak, Paddle Boards

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

**Fully LICENSED with State of Florida and Brevard County since 2004**

ENJOY BOTH the BEACH and RIVER on this UNIQUE 2 acre parcel of land between the ATLANTIC OCEAN and the INDIAN RIVER.


Private BEACH with 'TIKI' HUT/CABANA with double hammock, picnic table, beach chairs & toys. 12' x 20' of shade so you won't get sunburned. Enjoy a 2 minute private stroll on a stepping-stone trail from the house to the soft-sand beach.


SPECTACULAR river SUNSETS from the front porch swing. One minute walk to the river & boat ramp to see dolphins, manatees, birds, and fish on the Indian River. A kayak is free for your own ECO-TOUR. There are also 2 stand up paddle boards.

This 'private oasis' has a gorgeous BEACH on one side and a secluded RIVER on the other.... just a 3 minute walk apart! ! ! Beach Sunrises AND River Sunsets on one HUGE property!

Keywords: Cottage, Private Beach with Tiki Hut, River House

More Details

Pam Biddulph, Licensed Realtor, Fischer Realty & Investments
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Pam Biddulph, Licensed Realtor, Fischer Realty & Investments

I have enjoyed living in Brevard county most of my life and had the privilege of working with the Space Shuttle program. After extensive world traveling, there is still no place like Melbourne Beach, the SECRET COAST!

Pam Biddulph, Licensed Realtor, Fischer Realty & Investments purchased this house in 1950

Why Pam Biddulph, Licensed Realtor, Fischer Realty & Investments chose Melbourne Beach

My parents spent winters in Melbounre Beach as pioneers to the area, before the Sebastian Inlet bridge and when A1A was a dirt road.They bought this unique ocean to river parcel that was develped into a family vacation home.

What makes this house unique

My wife is a Realtor for Fischer Realty & Investments. When you fall in love with the area and want to find your own vacation home, she can help you. 321-693-6146

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear John and Pam,

We had a wonderful week together at your lovely beach house. Thank you for taking such care and providing all of the amenities for our ease and enjoyment. Our grandchildren loved the surf and boogie boards and we all enjoyed the games and the beach, river and roasting marshmellows. It will always be a fond memory for my daughter and her children and two happy grandparents. We hope to see you again. The sea turtles and all of this place are beautiful.
Jul 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Melbourne Beach in Brevard County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofas (2)
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
BEACH Tiki Hut/Cabana,Hammock, Picnic table, Chairs, Surfboards, Boogie Boards, lots of outdoor sports equipment AND a very spacious one acre yard. RIVER Wildlife viewing (dolphins/manatees/birds/and fish) from Seawall, Boat ramp. Books, Toys, Boardgames, Pack n' Play Crib, Walker, Guide & Tourist Information, It's a Bumper Pool Table, Private Laundry Room indoors


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Home on Private 2 acres from Ocean Tiki Hut to River, Kayak, Paddle Boards
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 36 reviews

My family and I had an amazing vacation! The house was perfect and the views were phenomenal.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked into the house Pam made sure that we had everything we needed for a fun vacation. We fished each morning, went to the beach and kayaked. We visited Kennedy Space Center and had a great time. We also fished out of Captain Hiram’s marina in Sebastian on the charter boat Incentive with Captain Bruce. What a week!!

It truly was a wonderful vacation and we are already planning our next visit!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise. We loved it.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful! A fantastic house and location for a 3-generation reunion. Quiet bedroom for the grandparents, 2 bedrooms for the younger generations. Large living room, game room and eating space for all. Beautiful vistas of the river from the house. Short walk to the beach across a road with hardly any cars. We just loved spending time at the beach and sitting under the tiki hut. Tons of ‘toys’ for a range of ages — buckets and shovels for the youngest kids; kayaks, paddle boards, bikes, etc. for the young at heart. It was perfect. Could have spent a month enjoying it all. A week was too short.

This is a house to fall in love with, and clearly the Biddulphs have for a few generations. It has that old Florida feel . . . . . when life moved at a slower pace. Slow enough to enjoy the pelicans overhead, the waving palm trees, the crashing surf and gorgeous sunsets over the river. So private, so quiet, so beautiful. The sign on the door says “Paradise” and it is.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great family vacation on the Space Coast

  • 4 of 5

We stayed two weeks at The Beach and River Retreat and we really enjoyed our stay. The house is large enough for a family up to 5 people and even more. The property goes from the Indian River to the Atlantic Ocean so you may enjoy both the sunrise and the sunset. The beach is sandy and you see very few people. You can walk either north or south for kilometres. Close to the home are numerous hiking trails. Do not miss Maritime Hammock. We had the chance to watch a night rocket launch from the beach. Spectacular in the night! Five bicycles are provided with the property. We had a great time at Kennedy Space Center. Do not miss Space Coast River Tours. You may kayak at Honest John just a few kilometres away and see manatees. If you have any questions, just ask Pam the owner and she will answer you promptly. Just two small minus with the property. First Indian River is wide and it can be windy for kayak (go to Honest John in such a case). Second the property needs a little love inside. But these are really minor compared to the numerous advantages of the property. Finally, it is not the place if you are looking for nightlife. It is a quiet and relaxing place.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Family place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

First time seeing the beach for my kids and it could not have been a better place for them to experience it. The home & beach were a perfect fit for us.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 4 of 5

The house was nice and clean. Great location!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Vacation Location

  • 5 of 5

Great location with the beach across the road and the river immediately behind the house.

Check the house before you buy anything there are plenty of items already available to you.

The beach is a little rough for swimming, although great for boogie boards etc. which are provided fro you, we still spent a few hours each day walking the beach and enjoying the sun. We also went to Sebastian inlet literally 5 minutes drive down the road which is great for swimming, snorkeling and exploring for crabs, fish etc. We saw turtles lays eggs on the beach, dolphins, pelicans diving for fish and even sharks catching fish, we also had a great time fishing. The game room was fantastic and kept us busy when it was too hot to go outside! We also got to see a rocket launch, which was fantastic!! Overall it was a fantastic holiday, with many memories made!

The only downside to the location was the dyer was not working when we got there, we tried to make do and hang our clothes outside, but it was to humid to dry them. It took five days for the dryer to be fixed, which wasn't great. Pam did offer and did launder our clothes, this may sound great to some, but I would refer to wash my own clothes. This wasn't ideal since we were on the beach each day, with dirty towels etc. Pam did leave a nice bottle of wine for the inconvenience.The outside/yard can do with a little maintenance, but this did not take a way from our vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Sebastian Inlet State Park (Surf Contests)
Nearest Point of Interest
Barrier Island Sanctuary
Nearest Point of Interest
Aquarina Country Club (Golf & Tennis)
Nearest Point of Interest
Honest John's Fish Camp (Boat Rentals)
Nearest Point of Interest
Sebastian Beach Inn (Live Music)
Nearest Point of Interest
Long Point Park (Wildlife Conservation)
Nearest Point of Interest
Long Point Grille / Bait shop
Nearest Point of Interest
Disney Beach Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
McClarty Treasure Museum
Nearest Point of Interest
Publix Grocery store
Car: recommended

Famous turtle watching area with eco-tours and trails, Treasure hunting (silver/gold from sunken 1715 Spanish Ship Fleet, Missile watching from Kennedy Space Center, Air-boat rides, Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, Zip-lining


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Melbourne Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018
25 May 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter/Spring 2019
2 Mar 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £133.84
Refundable Damage Deposit £382.4

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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