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Private Home, Bluebird Beach Cottage- Magnificent Ocean View

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

Bluebird Cottage, a beachside home with incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean. This 1960’s cottage has been lovingly restored and updated for today’s lifestyle. This lovely 2 bedroom, 1 bath home is a perfect vacation or weekend retreat for anyone desiring a quiet and private getaway. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and TV/DVD and the second bedroom has two twin beds and a TV. There are two air mattresses with an air pump available for additional guests.

The cottage features an awe inspiring view of the ocean and is less than 30 steps from the beach. Beach chairs and mats, a beach umbrella and CD Boom Box are furnished for your use. There are toys for the kiddos and 2 boogie boards. There is a gas grill for your convenience and 3 comfortable chairs and a lounger for the front porch.

The kitchen is a gourmet cook’s dream. It is fully equipped for someone who loves to cook with nice china and flatware. The cottage provides a formal dining room for those special occasions.

Ormond by the Sea is just north of Daytona Beach, famous for the Daytona International Speedway, Spring Break and annual events for motorcycle and automotive enthusiasts. In addition to all the attractions of Ormond Beach and Daytona Beach, the location is an ideal base for your vacation to Central Florida. From here, you’re 50 miles south of Saint Augustine, 60 miles from either Orlando, Disney, Universal Studios or the Kennedy Space Center and Port Canaveral, and just 80 miles south of Jacksonville.

Ormond Beach developed at the turn of the 20th century as a vacation retreat for the country’s ultra wealthy, including the Vanderbilts, Flaglers, Astors, and John D. Rockefeller, whose home “Casements” now serves as the Ormond Beach Community Enrichment Center. Early automotive pioneers drove their motor cars up and down the hard-packed sand beach, earning it nick name, “The Birthplace of Speed”. Driving is still permitted on parts of Ormond Beach but cars are prohibited at the northern end of the beach.

The City of Ormond Beach is located on either side of the Halifax River, which is part of the Intra-coastal Waterway (a series of federally maintained navigation channels extending from Norfolk, VA to Miami, Fl). There are wonderful walking trails along the river.

Keywords: Cottage, House, Bungalow

More Details

Property Manager
Kim and Leonard Brusatori
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

About Kim and Leonard Brusatori

I inherited Bluebird Cottage from my father when he passed away several years ago. Before him my grandmother owned the cottage which she purchased in the early 1960's. My husband and I live in Texas but hate the idea of giving up such a family heritage. So we rent the house as often as we can and enjoy it ourselves several times a year. We just love the beach - watching the waves, surfers, pelicans, dolphins, turtles and people. The beach is never the same two days in a row. We have a dog named Bailey and he loves to come with us. Therefore we have a pet friendly home.

Kim and Leonard Brusatori purchased this cottage in 1960

Why Kim and Leonard Brusatori chose O'byrne

Ormond Beach has a lot to offer. It has great restaurants, shops and parks. It has a very interesting history which you can explore through the Ormond Beach HIstorical Society. You are only an hour and a half from Disney World, St. Augustine and Cape Canaveral- which makes for fun day trips. Daytona Beach is a short distance away and the Daytona 500 Speedway is always fun to visit. Then there is the beach! The beach in Ormond by the Sea is clean with hard packed sand and the beuatiful blue/green water is always inviting- no matter how hot it is. When your done at the beach you have lots of other things to do- or if your like me a good book will do ya. John D Rockefeller chose Ormond Beach as his last home before he died at the age of 97. His doctors had told him that Ormond Beach was one of the healthiest places in the world to live. As we all know John D Rockefeller, without doubt one of the richest men in the world, could have lived anywhere in the world. There is something about the area that just makes you feel good and Mr. Rockefeller knew it.

What makes this cottage unique

There is nothing like sitting on the porch in the morning in the rocking chair and watching the sunrise. I could sit on the porch all day. Its a great place to pass the day. If you want to take a walk you are less than 30 steps to the beach. We have a Starbucks which is only a few miles down the road. A donut shop is within walking distance. So is some of the greatest pizza parlors and sandwich shops. If you haven't driven The Loop then you need to google it and take the ride. The drive is through some of the most beautiful, pristine countryside you will ever see. Just down the street is a kayak rental. If you like to fish there are several charters leaving from Ponce Inlet where you can see the lighthouse. If your less adventuresome you can try surf fishing right outside the front door. Needless to say you will not be bored! There is a Publix grocery store less than a mile away which is very convenient and the house is less than 5 minutes from a great shopping district.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Thank you so much for a wonderful vacation!! The cottage is cute and the beach awesome!!

Neighbors are nice and we really enjoyed ourselves!!
Dec 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in O'byrne in Ormond-by-the-Sea

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.9 based on 21 reviews
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Was the perfect place to spend a week away from home. The house had everything to make your stay enjoyable. All you need to bring is yourself. Will definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jay! I am glad you and the boys had a good time. Hope they caught the big one fishing! See you again.
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5

This is a beautiful home, well furnished and very comfortable. I was very pleased

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, wonderful neighborhood, close to everything yet far enough away for peace and quiet if that's what your looking for. Well stocked kitchen and very comfortable furnishings. The owner was attentive and ready to help anyway she could. The proximity to the beach was astounding and there was joy every morning when I opened the blinds to the big windows. The fenced in yard was so handy for my pups, just keep in mind it's a none-dog beach, and people will let you know that. ( I had one man follow me down the beach yelling and cussing at me). Nothing to do with the property, just be aware of the rules. The closes dog park is a ways away. I loved my stay there and I will be renting this home again. Thank you .. Lisa

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, clean and private

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place :-) definitely coming back!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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awesome view and excellent location

  • 5 of 5

the minute we walked in,we were amazed at at the decor and comfort of the entire place,the best view you could ever have of the sunrise in some of the pictures the sun looks like a sunset beautiful and lots of things for the beach an awesome weber gas grill everything was wonderful

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful beach cottage with beautiful sea view, beach just steps from your door. Excellent home owner who is very considerate. Cottage is furnished with everything you need for a great beach stay.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, we loved this home

  • 5 of 5

Total peace and relaxation

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach Main Street Pier
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Daytona Lagoon
South Beach Grill
Peach Valley Cafe
Tomoka State Park
Cape Canaveral National Seashore
Marine Science Center
Washington Oaks Gardens State Park
High Tides at Snack Jack
Aunt Catfish's On The River
The Beach
Funky Pelican
Stonewood Grill & Tavern
Casements, The
Downtown DeLand Historic District
Oceanside Beach Bar and Grill
Blue Spring State Park
Flagler Fish Company
Daytona Beach Bandshell
Nearest Beach
30 Steps Away
Car: necessary

The beach house is only an hour and a half away from Disney World, Universal Studio, St. Augustine and Cape Canaveral. The Daytona Beach Speedway is only minutes away if your a race fan. The beach is always the place to go and its right out your front door at Bluebird Cottage. There are movie theaters, wonderful restaurants to enjoy close by and historical places to see. Ormond Beach was the pick of John D. Rockefeller in his day to build a home where he hoped to live to be a 100 years old. There must be something about this place as he could have afforded to live anywhere in the world.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in O'byrne, Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall/Winter 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£422
for 3 nights
From
£106
£739
£1,584
 
 
High Season 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 31 May 2018
30 night minimum stay
£2,006
for 30 nights
£2,006
 
 
Summer 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
30 night minimum stay
£1,795
for 30 nights
£1,795
 
 
Fall/Winter 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
30 night minimum stay
£1,668
for 30 nights
£1,668
 
 
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
£1,668
for 30 nights
£1,668
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37.54 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £150.16
Cleaning Fee £93.85 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

All rentals are subject to a $100 cleaning fee and a $50 nonrefundable pet fee per pet.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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