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A Beautiful Home on the Water that Has Everything!

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,700 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


About the property

Villa, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8-12)

Please take the Virtual Tour located below Owner Info Section, under 'Links To More Information' and above 'Photos'

Enjoy your vacation in a Beautiful, Luxurious, Peaceful and Serene Atmosphere. This Mediterranean Style VILLA is equipped with everything to make everyone’s stay comfortable and memorable. The WATERFRONT CANAL will soothe you. Take the CANOE out for a ride and feel like you’re in Venezia. It’s close to many nearby attractions and activities, such as Amusement Parks, Beaches, Cinemas, Shopping, Fine and Casual Dining, etc. Live it up at night in nearby Mizner Park or Atlantic Ave in Delray Beach. But comes night time, you can sleep like a baby in luxury and the feel of your own home. It’s perfect for 8 people or simply Mom & Dad, 4 Kids, and Grandma & Grandpa too.

Enjoy 2 Master Suites with 2 KINGSIZE BEDS and their own Luxury Bathrooms. 1st floor suite has its separate direct access to the backyard and pool. It also has a great gaming table for 2, for a fun 'tête à tête'. You can sit by the floor to ceiling window and play while observing pool, dock and canal area outdoors. The 2nd floor Master Suite has a terrace that overlooks the canal and over the neighboring roofs providing beautiful sunrise and sunset views.

The 3rd Bedroom is also self-sufficient with a QUEEN Size bed and its own marble bathroom. The 4th bedroom has 2 twin beds and a work desk, which is great for kids to do crafts or homework. All bathroom floors and baths walls are of fine stones, onyx and/or marble.

The 5th Bedroom is used as an office and is very spacious.

Enjoy your meals at a Dining Room table that formally seats 8 people. There is also a Granite Kitchen Counter for 3-4 people, which can be used for breakfast, quick snacks or open buffet for parties and luncheons. With the dining table and slightly distant kitchen counter, you can serve dinner for up to 12 people.

Watch the sunrise or sunset from the balcony on the second floor, with views above neighboring roofs or from the 80’ long Boat Dock. Take a swim at the pool, sun bathe, have a drink on the patio or do it all at the same time. BRING YOUR OWN BOAT AND DOCK FOR A WEEK***

Relax in the indoor or outdoor whirlpool. Cook your own meal with top of the line kitchen appliances or simply grill your favorite food on the BBQ by the pool. Have an Espresso and shoot a game of POOL or watch a movie on one of the 2 Wide Screen TV’s. Both Master Bedroom Suites also have DVD Flat Screen display monitors in their Bathrooms so you can enjoy a movie while in the Jacuzzi or when dressing or putting on make up. There is a nice library of DVD’s that has some of Hollywood’s best movies like Jaws, Scent of a Woman, The Way We Were, Superman, The Wizard of OZ, etc.

Take a Bicycle Ride or a relaxing walk around the neighborhood with your significant other. Trust your children or loved ones to stay in a peaceful and safe surroundings while you're out and about. And even though the area doesn't need it, the villa is gated, alarmed and has CCTV to monitor entry doors. The alarm can also be set to chime with every open and close action.

In addition to the 4 bedrooms with their 5 beds, there are also 2 queen size inflatable beds, which our children use when they have girls’ sleepover nights or while cousins and friends visit.

Then there is the 5th Bedroom, which is used as an office. It's one of my favorite since I spend a lot of time in it. It is located on the second floor. It has a round conference table that can accommodate 4 people. It has a separate computer work station with printer, internet access, headset and all you need to stay connected with the rest of the world. There is also an “American Leather” Convertible Sleeper. Renowned for their comfort, this super comfortable couch makes for a perfect afternoon siesta or when necessary converts the room into another Queen Size Bedroom.

With its great location and all of its amenities, the Villa is a terrific place to enjoy a superb family vacation for a lot less than what you would expect to pay for any comparable.

Enjoy all that South Florida has to offer without any of the hassles that come along with travel away from home.

For more visuals, please take the virtual tour through the link provided below, above the photo section. Finally, please remember this is not just another rental. It really is our home.

Thank you for your visit and we look forward to hosting you :)

Keywords: Mediterranean Villa Ambiance on a canal off Florida's Intracoastal waterfront with luxury accommodation. Please view the virtual tour below.

More Details

Ed Balady
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
28 March, 2017

About Ed Balady

My wife and I live in NY and like most New Yorkers, we work long and hard. We live busy lives, try to meet all of our obligations and teach our children to do the same. So, when it comes to having a vaction, we really need it and definitely deserve it :)

Ed Balady purchased this villa in 2009

Why Ed Balady chose Boca Raton

When it comes to vacationing, we always look and hope for a predictable experience that exceeds our expectations. Our most important goal is for our kids, and us, to have a wonderful and happy experience without sacrificing safety or security. We have always wanted to have a place on the water, as a second home, somewhere warm, to enjoy now and perhaps retire to eventually. We fell in love with the villa as soon as we laid eyes on it. It’s perfect for our family, although it can easily accommodate twice as many people.

Our immediate family consists of 6 people us 2, 2 teenage girls, a 7 year old boy, plus our nanny or au pair.

And even though the house has everything that most any family would need, and then some, our favorite part of going there is how quickly we settle in and unwind. We can then start our vacation without the hassles of travel, checking-in and adjusting to a compromising place, etc.

What makes this villa unique

Everything is easy, comfortable and convenient. As soon as we get there, we take the Canoe out of the garage and go for a ride around the surrounding canals. Ahhhh, it’s like being in Venice, except the surroundings are more modern and roomier :) We then follow with a delicious Pizza from Renzo's Cafe, around the corner on the main street.

After that we go to Publix (a terrific food market), which is also around the corner, and stock up the firdge for our stay. Then we settle in and enjoy the place on the pool or inside watching movies.

From there on, we're ready for whatever. Make sandwiches and prepare our cooler to go to the beautiful beaches of Boca. Plan a long trip up to Cape Canaveral or down to the FLorida Keys. Or simply stick around beuatiful Boca.

We love Boca Raton because it offers the best that South Florida has to offer with 3 local superb beaches, excellent recreational parks, Summer Camps for the kids, classy shopping, exciting night life, with areas like Mizner park, or nearby Atlantic Ave. of Delray Beach or Ocean Blvd of Deerfield beach. It also isn’t a bad drive to Orlando, Cape Canaveral or Daytona for an extended vacation if you have the time, like during a summer holiday.

Places like the villa could fetch as much as $2,000 for one night. But we share it with our guests for a lot less.

Also becausae it's so well rounded, it will save you more money on the living expenses of an extended stay.


We welcomne you to experience it when your travel calls for South Florida..


The Balady's


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Boca Harbour in Boca Raton

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Luxury bath with shower for 3, Master Suite 1st Floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Luxury Bath, Master bedroom Suite 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Luxury Bath, Guest Suite 1st Floor
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Onyx Guest and General Bathroom, 1st Floor
  • Modern Bathrooms with luxury amenities in marble and onyx
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Suite with own Bath, 2nd Floor
    Bedroom 3 - Guest Suite with own Bath, 1st Floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Suite with own Bath, 1st Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 3 Single Bed , Kids Room, 2 twins and a trundle
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Size & Convertible, 2nd Floor
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Convertible (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
2 Master Bedroom suites, luxury kitchen with Sub-Zero fridge and other fine appliances, Coffee maker and espresso machine, 80' private boat dock on canal off Intracoastal**, Large Canoe that seats 3 to 4 (depending on weight) to tour surrounding canals, bicycles & skate boards in garage, supermarket within walking distance, near many fine & casual restaurants, situated directly in the middle between Ft. Lauderdale (FLL) and West Palm Beach (PBI) airports, Maid service available upon request*. Invite friends over for dinner. Excellent fun for the whole family Private Jet Travel Services also available upon request* * All additional services are charged separately. ** Boat docking fees apply ***Pool Heating is Additional


5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

A Beautiful Home on the Water that Has Everything!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Las Vegas, Indianapolis, & Cincinnati

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

My two sisters and our families stayed at this lovely house for Thanksgiving week. Although we were scheduled to be there that week, our mother passed away a couple of days before and therefore, we ended up with all of our adult chlldren there as well. Ed was very accomodating with our suddenly larger group and we were all comfortable in the house with as many as 12 staying there for part of the time. There were plenty of beds for all and my sisters who do all the Thanksgiving cooking found the kitchen very fully stocked with everything you'd need to cook a holiday dinner. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend the house as a great place for a family get together. Barb Nelson

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful mini vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time. The house is spacious and comfortable, with plenty of privacy yet a great place for all to come together at the end of day and enjoy each other's company. The house has everything we needed. LOTS of towels, well equipped kitchen and lovely area outdoors for eating meals on the porch, grilling and just hanging out. The house was in great shape (like most vacation rentals there is always something that could be painted, fixed or updated). The owners take very good care of their guests, and an excellent line of communication. We would definitely stay here again, and recommend this property to anyone.

Thanks !!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Edith, You're welcome to come back and visit at any time :)
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London uk

Xmas 2012

  • 5 of 5

I rented this property for our xmas vacation for my family of 7, from my first email communication with Ed, the owner nearly 7 months ago to whilst we were there, anything and everything was taken care of, it was always the case I will sort it for you and he did. The house is in a very quiet and pleasant residential area backing onto the canal which provides  a great backdrop to the house.  We had plenty of space to relax in and both the downstairs master and upstairs master are  quite beautiful. The pool area affords enough space to relax during the day and entertain at night. Ed, makes you feel most welcome in his home and I would strongly recommend anyone looking for a relaxing family vacation to rent this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Richard for your kind remarks. We totally understand how it feels for a family that’s traveling from overseas to have the peace of mind knowing that their vacation will be as they wish for it to be and not a disappointment. We strive to exceed our guests’ expectations by being as responsive and attentive as possible, so they would feel assured and welcome. After all, if you demand the best, then you should get the best. For us the best is being reliable and real to what one claims to be. Thanks again and come back to see us. Ed B.
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Needham, MA

Extraordinary Home

  • 5 of 5

Seven of us stayed at this incredible home in Boca Raton, and we can't recommend it enough. Right on the intercoastal with dock and private heated pool, the home was perfect in size, from the kitchen and dining room to the family room with billiard table. More importantly, host Ed B. was incredibly helpful and accommodating. When we told him we kept kosher, he not only had the ovens the fridge cleaned, but he actually bought a new convection oven for us! He fielded all our questions in real-time, and truly went over-and-above the call of duty. If you're looking for a great private getaway in Boca, this is the property to rent.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure hosting Scott and his family. We turn down more inquiries than we accept. But they are our favorite kind of guests with fewer than 8 family members and 3 generations that are out to spend a quality and memorable vacation. They treated our home like theirs. Plus, Scott was terrific to deal with since his first inquiry. Thanks Scott and please come back to visit at anytime.
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Red Reef Oceanfront Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Renzo's Cafe
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Spanish River, Red Reef, South Beach


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Boca Harbour, Palm Beach County

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 May 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Thanksgiving Week
19 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
Christmas Week
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
New Year Week
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
Winter Season
5 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

One time Cleaning Fee £301.2 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Security Deposit of $2,500 is required.
Single Weekend Rate is $3,000
Please inquire about odd dates. We will do our best to accommodate your needs

Requires full payment and security deposit in advance, Wire transfer, personal or business check and cash. Sorry we do not accept credit cards!

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