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Serene Seaside Town Retreat For Land And Sea Lovers Alike

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,356 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms With Private Pool & Tranquil Backyard

Leave all your worries behind and spend your vacation in a peaceful, seaside retreat. Steps to the intracoastal waterway and just shy of 2 1/2 miles to the beach, this warmly comfortable home is located on one of the best streets in Lake Worth, in the historic South Palm Park neighborhood.

It's 2 bedroom, 2 bathrooms,1 full and 2 half bath home feature gorgeous, cooling terrazzo floors throughout, except in the carpeted bedrooms and tiled sunroom. The seaside motif starts with the mermaid knocker on the front door and continues thru the living room with a vintage rattan sofa set and whimsical mermaid chic pieces throughout the home.

The master bedroom features a queen bed, spacious walk-in closet and a half bath. Despite its bright and airy feel, you can pull the blinds and be enveloped in darkness for a good night's sleep. The second bedroom features a queen bed and ample closet space.

You'll find a fully equipped kitchen as well as beach chairs, umbrellas and pool floats. You can lounge in the air conditioned sunroom with a good book, or soak up the rays on the paver pool deck. A gas grill is provided for you to enjoy outdoor living as much as you'd please.

Spend your days relaxing by the pool and in the evening bike or drive a mile and a half into the lively and eccentric downtown Lake Worth. You'll also be within a 20 minute drive of the vibrant communities of downtown West Palm Beach and downtown Delray Beach. Bring your boat and launch it at the boat ramp less than 2 miles down the road and park securely in the gated back drive.

More Details

Owner
Carolyn
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in South Palm Park Neighborhood Association in Lake Worth

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1356 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure , Shower stall only - great for coming in from the pool!
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Half bath within the master bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • There is also a queen inflatable mattress to accommodate children or an additional guest.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

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Serene Seaside Town Retreat For Land And Sea Lovers Alike
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5

Great place to stay. Nice neighborhood. Close to the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Most importunately, we had a fabulous time here! The house was exactly as advertised on the website and in the photos. The kitchen was well equipped with all of the necessary items for cooking and baking. The pool was warm and clean and the patio was large and sunny. There are lots of plants around the yard to give maximum privacy. There were enough patio chairs for six plus six more chairs at the outdoor dining table.

We had four adults sleeping here and there was plenty of room for everyone. I think the house is listed as one full bath and one half bath but there is actually a small extra shower that came in handy when we were all scrambling to get ready for a dinner reservation.

My husband is a birder and we both like to walk. A lot of birds hang around the house but there are also two parks within short walking distance. One is a small strip of land that leads to the intracoastal waterway which is only three blocks away. There, we saw lots of shore birds and Osprey, etc. The other park is farther away and has a wider access to the water.

All of our communications with Carolyn were quick, clear and helpful. I highly recommend this listing and would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Karen for your review. I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay. I also love all the bird life we have around our house especially when we see the ospreys! and the Ibis in our front yard. You are all welcomed to come and stay again anytime!
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5

We loved it.

  • 5 of 5

We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great home on beautiful street

  • 5 of 5

This is the forth time my family and I have rented a vacation home in Lake Worth. We have found our favorite one and will only be staying here from now on. We LOVE this home. As soon as you enter the house you feel like you are home. It is very inviting and comfortable. What you see in the pictures is exactly what you get in the home. We have family in WPB area we visit ever year and having everyone over was great and the home has the room to entertain. My kids loved the pool. Sooo relaxing. We are all ready looking forward to our next vacation !

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Edward. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again next year!
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2

Not like we expected... I won't rent it again.

  • 2 of 5

I read all reviews before renting a property.

Here are some things you should know about this one.

We stayed at the house for a bit more than a week. It looks very much like in the pictures.

We liked that the entire house was very clean, the kitchen has everything you need to cook. The BBQ was very good too.

Amazing setup in the backyard however we found the pool not maintained properly, leaves at the bottom from the plants that were dying, the side filter was off the entire time and I had to clean it every day so we can use it. We watered the plants and they came back to life, some not looking great though. Too bad, as the plants are the highlight of the backyard.

Couple of days before leaving, the water went low and after calling Katie (the property Manager) she came to fill in and get some chemicals to make sure the water stays clean.

Outdoor lights were not working and we stayed on the patio at night only on security lights (very bright, with motion sensor, on, off...). Katie fixed the outdoor lights when she came for the pool and we had the chance to have the backyard like in the pictures for couple of days.

It would've been nice a light on the patio, table area, that can be switched on and not too bright, just enough to enjoy the pool and patio at night.

Disappointing, because the backyard was the attraction of the house.

Biggest issue though was the noise from the trains that are passing by, very close, and blowing horns continuously while passing through the area. I counted up to 5 trains during one night... Just could not sleep...

The neighbor has dogs and let them out in their backyard early in the morning. Of course they would bark...

The beds are having headboards that are not fixed to the frame and banging on the wall every time you turn on the bed or move your pillow... if it was not enough noise...

The TV was nice but there are only basic channels, there is no DVD player or even a radio, anything that can be used to listen a music or watch a movie.

Nothing on the outdoor patio either.

The house is within walking distance to Lantana beach (35min) and the house have no bicycles that could be used to get there, like many other houses closed to the beach.

Few days before leaving the washing machine broke and water coming out (that we had to clean at 11PM...). That left us with no clean clothes for returning home. Katie was not able to fix it before we left.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved this house !

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks relaxing in this perfect home in Lake Worth. From the minute you walk through the door you feel you are in a tropical retreat with its mermaid and seashell touches.

I enjoyed cooking in the complete kitchen and my husband loved using the BBQ. The rooms are all comfortably furnished and we especially loved kicking back in the TV area. The beds are comfortable, a very big plus. Making this home extra special is the secluded backyard pool and patio dining area. Great place to unwind after a full day of sight seeing, or visiting the many beaches.

From this home you can quickly walk to the inland waterway and a very short drive takes you to the downtown or the beautiful beaches

This is a true home away from home. We will be back next year !

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This is such a beautiful home! I especially loved the tropical backyard---it has the feeling of a resort! The beautiful nearby beach is brought in to the home with the homeowners handmade shell crafts and decorations....the one-of-a-kind items add such a fun and tranquil touch to the place. The home is so comfortable and a great place for a getaway. I will be coming back to this beautiful home soon!

Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Palm Beach International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Lake Worth
Nearest Train
2.7 Miles
Lake Worth Tri-Rail
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Lake Worth Beach
Car: necessary

Located in South Palm Park, Lake Worth's oldest neighborhood, <The Mermaid's Escape> is fronted by a tree laden median providing about 12 blocks of nicely shaded walkway. A quick turn to the right at the end and you're in Bryant Park, five-block waterfront park complete with a bandshell, boat ramp, playground, fitness trail, boardwalk and horseshoe pits. If you prefer a shorter walk, within 3 blocks is intracoastal access where you can launch your paddleboard or kayak and head north to the Snook Islands Natural Area and explore the mangroves. Less than 2 miles from your front door is the lively, laid-back and eccentric scene of downtown Lake Worth. Here's you'll find restaurants and bars, several art galleries & shops, and an indie movie theater as well as the historic Lake Worth Playhouse now in its 63rd season. Within 20 minutes are both downtown West Palm Beach and downtown Delray Beach -- each a worthy destination for dining, entertainment and shopping. Within a half hour's drive is more world class shopping, golf, snorkeling at the Blue Heron Bridge, a wide variety of fishing and watersports activities and more.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £142.86
Pet Fee £142.86
Damage Insurance £42.14
Damage Deposit £357.15

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. We prefer deposits to be paid via bank check, but are also happy to accept credit cards via HomeAway with a 3% credit processing surcharge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 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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