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Life's a Beach II - Private Beach House w/Pool

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Ortona Park - Life's a Beach II

Sleeps 8 guests: 4 bedroom, 2 bath private pool home just blocks from the beach!

Why stay in a condominium or hotel when you can stay at Life's a Beach II and have your own private beach house with an inground pool? This house, owned by author and Realtor Julie Compton and her husband Rick, is located in Daytona Beach, close enough (5 minutes by car) to the heart of Daytona to enjoy all of the attractions, yet far enough to escape the crowds. You can walk to the beach a few blocks away, or drive your car right onto the sand if you prefer. The house is close to the Andy Romano Beach Park, too, for those who prefer a beach without cars.

The house is bright, spacious and clean, with high-end features such as the gorgeous bamboo hardwood floors and a granite kitchen with stainless appliances. There are four bedrooms: one king w/en suite bathroom, two queens, and one room with one twin and one full. The backyard, with an inground pool and screened patio, is the perfect place to relax after a day at the beach.

The house is close to everything the area has to offer: the beach, the river, a water park, Daytona Beach Pier, Daytona International Speedway, miniature golf, shopping, restaurants, turtle sanctuary, Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, and much more. For those who can't imagine Florida without Disney, the house is only a short drive (60-75 minutes) from Orlando and all of its numerous attractions: Disney World, Universal Studios, Seaworld, etc. The Kennedy Space Center is less than an hour away, and only 25 minutes away is Blue Springs State Park, where you can see the manatees.

(Please Note: We do NOT advertise our properties on Craigslist; if you see the house there, it is an unauthorized listing.)

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Julie Compton
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
30 November, 2016
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About Julie Compton

Julie and Rick Compton are native Midwesterners, but since leaving the heartland they've lived in various spots along the East coast. For years they traveled to Florida for vacation, but it wasn't until Rick accepted a job near Orlando that they became regular beachcombers. After a number of Saturdays at the beach when they bemoaned the drive home and wished they had a place nearer the ocean to call their own, they took the plunge and decided to buy a beach getaway. They bought their first beach house (the original Life's a Beach) in the spring of 2005, and Julie spent several months painting and decorating as the pool was built. The first rental was in the fall of that same year. As an author, Julie spent many days at the house writing, and the whole family used the house for vacations throughout the year. In late 2013, they were lucky enough to buy another home for themselves and finally move to the beach permanently. They continued to rent the first property, and in March 2015, bought this home, Life's a Beach II, as their second vacation rental property. They hope their guests get as much enjoyment from being at the beach as they do!

Julie Compton purchased this house in 2015

Why Julie Compton chose Daytona Beach

A common question Julie and Rick receive from prospective guests after they learn the first Life's a Beach is booked, is "Do you have any other properties?" They grew tired of saying "No" and began searching for another home to offer to travelers. They knew this house was "the one" the minute they stepped inside. With its bright colors, spacious interior, inground pool, and proximity to the beach, it easily earns the moniker "Life's a Beach II"!

What makes this house unique

Bright, cheery, private, and best of all, close to the beach and all the area has to offer!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Life's a Beach II - Private Beach House w/Pool
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews
Daytona Beach, FL
5

Very Nice Home.

  • 5 of 5

The home was clean and The family enjoyed their stay. Everything was in good working order and the home is located within walking distance to the beach. I would definitely recommend this home to a large family.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We had a fantastic time at “Life’s A Beach"

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Rick and Julie for making our stay wonderful! Your place is beautiful and had all the amenities a family would need for their stay. Of course the pool was a favorite with everyone. We had a fantastic, Awesome time and will be back!

Dan & Kathy W.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house so close to the beach, first time in Daytona and it was amazing definitely renting again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house in a quiet neighborhood, but close to great restaurants and the beach! Comfortable and relaxing home with everything you might need during your stay! We plan on coming back!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great experience!

  • 5 of 5

What a great person Julie Compton is to work with! From my first email with questions, through several consecutive emails, to some sad recent events in our lives, Julie has been terrific - helpful, kind, compassionate and easy to get to know, one person to the other. I encourage anyone even thinking of going to Daytona to work with her on any properties she owns. You truly won't regret it. ~ June Jagunic

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Manitoba, Canada
5

Excellent Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was an excellent place to stay and enjoy Daytona Beach.

The house was clean and very roomy with modern fixtures in the kitchen and bathrooms. It is a quick 3 block walk to the beach, grocery store, mini golf, and restaurants. I strongly recommend checking out the sunrise at the beach - breathtaking!

The neighborhood is safe.

It is a quick drive to many attractions, but you stay in a low tourist area - the best of both worlds.

I would stay again if ever in the area

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Daytona Beach International Airport
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
I-95
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Daytona Beach
Car: recommended

Within walking distance to the beach.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ortona Park, Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
27 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£758
for 3 nights
From
£208
From
£222
Fri,Sat
£1,419
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2016/New Year's
18 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,685
for 5 nights
From
£310
£2,151
 
 
Low Winter
2 Jan 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£758
for 3 nights
From
£208
From
£222
Fri,Sat
£1,508
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Race Week 2017
18 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,971
for 7 nights
£2,971
 
 
Bike Week 2017
10 Mar 2017 - 18 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,971
for 7 nights
£2,971
 
 
July 4th/Coke Zero 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,774
for 7 nights
£1,774
 
 
Low
5 Sep 2017 - 16 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£758
for 3 nights
From
£208
From
£222
Fri,Sat
£1,419
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Biketoberfest 2016
17 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,907
for 5 nights
From
£355
£2,306
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£1,255
for 5 nights
From
£222
From
£235
Fri,Sat
£1,618
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £236
Cleaning fee £118 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

*Race Week and Bike Week, full balance due 60 days prior to arrival
*Reservation/Security Deposit may be higher for holidays and special weeks, or for larger parties
*Ask about multi-week discounts
*We often have flexibility for shorter stays, even for periods with weekly or nightly minimum; please inquire
Credit cards accepted (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, JCB). We also accept PayPal and personal checks

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ortona Park in Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1686 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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