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☀ "As Good as it Gets" Ocean-2-River ON beach@ "America's Happiest Seaside City"

People16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

"As Good as it Gets": Ocean-to-River FL Beach House / Directly ON Beach / +dock

Wear your t-shirt, shorts & flip-flops to the airport, because that's all you need bring for your Florida beach-house vacation . . . We provide the rest. Travel light -- and live large -- with the fully-stocked, 5-Star-amenity properties of Beach Houses in Paradise. (At BHIP, our motto is "We stock heavy, so you can travel light")

Never before available to the public, the iconic Ocean-to-River Florida Beach House -- "As Good as it Gets" -- recently arrived to the vacation-rental market for the first time. The home shines bright like an ocean pearl, upgraded & renovated with all-new appliances, 4K TVs, water toys, high-speed business-class wifi Internet, oceanfront hot tub, & more.

"As Good as it Gets" is situated on a private beach in a quiet residential area -- there are no condos, high rises or large public beaches for miles. ( No crowds, just a beach all to yourself and your group). The Atlantic Ocean is right off your back porch. And 15 paces from your front door is your own 300-foot-long deep-water private dock on the Indian River, offering some of the best fishing in the world, and stocked with all your favorite water toys. (complimentary kayaks, paddleboards, snorkel gear, bicycles, boogie boards, fishing gear, metal detectors, & more)

The home is one of several luxury five-star properties operated by Beach Houses in Paradise, the 15-year leader in offering 5-star luxury, amenities and service in sunny beachfront settings. Read our reviews, and see how families and groups like your own are enjoying five-star experiences IN THEIR OWN HOUSE, at a fraction the price of a beachfront hotel or resort!

New in 2018: View our 'virtual tour' video for the latest visuals of the home, both inside & out. (Footage taken in late 2017). How to view: At the end of the photos, scroll through our additional videos.

SAVE! We offer many discounts via the HomeAway/VRBO/VR platform: Military, educators, civil service, rescue & law enforcement, medical & more. Active or retired. Even Florida residents save $$. (But Seniors age 50+ get the biggest discount of all).

Own a boat? Bring it! Moor it at your own private dock, and there's even room to park your trailer. RV? room for that too!

Not only is the home situated in the most biodiverse marine environment in America (source: Florida Oceanographic Institute), but it's also located in Stuart FL, Winner of the "America's Happiest Seaside Town" award given annually by Coastal Living Magazine! (locals -- of a certain age that remember TV's "The Andy Griffith Show" -- proudly call Stuart the "Mayberry of Florida")

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Nervous about alligators? Don't be: They don't exist in this part of Florida. (Gators can't survive near the beach in saltwater environments; they live only inland, where there is plenty of fresh water) At BHIP, both the river & ocean are salty.

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ONE OF ONLY 60 BEACH HOUSES LIKE IT IN THE U.S.A:

This precious ocean jewel is among the fewer than 60 beach houses in the entire United States that sit DIRECTLY ON THE OCEAN and also sit DIRECTLY ON A MILE-PLUS WIDE RIVER with private dock for fishing and water toys, and where the river empties into the ocean just a short mile away. Start every day with breakfast views of a glorious sunrise gently emerging above the peaceful ocean. Usher in each evening with mesmerizing vistas of golden-hued sunsets rippling across the majestic Indian River.

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A NATURE-LOVER'S PARADISE:

This Ocean-to-River Beach House sits at the southern terminus of the Indian River, the most biologically diverse estuary in all North America (according to marinelife samples taken by the Florida Oceanographic Society marine biologists in May 2015 ... samples taken just yards away from this home's dock!) From the dock, tiki hut, or oceanfront deck, watch manatees, dolphins, and sea turtles frolic year-round. Birdlife abounds with ibis, egrets, herons, warblers, pelicans and more. And the fishing? Well, let's just say that while a Publix supermarket is conveniently located just a few blocks down the street, you'll never need to buy fish from the market during your stay!

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A WATER WONDERLAND:

In addition to the private beach, enjoy your own private dock adjacent to tiki-hut entertainment deck, complete with complimentary fishing equipment (fully-stocked bait & tackle), snorkeling gear, and even complimentary water toys like paddleboards, surfboards, kayaks , rafts and more. If you're not bringing your own, boats & jetskis are available for rent just a few hundred yards away from your dock.

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A TREASURE CHEST OF DELIGHT:

And there's even more fun to be had: The home sits smack dab in the middle of the "Treasure Coast". To this very day, gold doubloons, pieces of eight and other spanish treasure still occasionally wash up along Hutchinson Island, especially following big storms. Just two hundred yards away to the north of the beach house, the House of Refuge Museum showcases relics from prior shipwrecks, one of which -- the Georges Valentine wreck -- is a fun snorkeling experience and is close enough to swim to from the beach house! (Complimentary beach-comber metal-detectors are provided, of course)

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HELP PRESERVE OUR PRISTINE AREA

The waters in and around the beach house are among the most biologically rich and environmentally sensitive in the entire United States. The owners of the home have been financial supporters of local environmental groups for many, many years, with financial contributions into the 7 figures. Upon your arrival, you will notice and appreciate the extent to which exhaustive measures have been taken to preserve the pristine areas surrounding the home in a no-impact, leave-no-trace manner. ("Leave no trace": After you have enjoyed your stay, the beaches and waters surrounding the home should appear exactly as they appeared when you arrived. -- No footprints, no litter, no nothing -- it's as if you never visited)

Help preserve the natural beauty and sensitive ecosystem surrounding the home:

* Do not touch or approach dolphins, sea turtles and manatees (who swim near the end of the dock). These are protected species. The Florida Fish & Wildlife officers in their boats have powerful binoculars, and they WILL arrest you.

* Be responsible with your fishing tackle. Avoid leaving behind loose line, hooks and other tackle after a successful day fishing. (Pelicans, egrets, heron and other birdlife get tangled in fish line or snagged by hooks ... or by fish they've caught who still have a hook in their mouth.

* Do not litter (this includes urinating into the water, emptying alcohol or soda into the water, and so on)

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CAN I COMBINE A FLORIDA BEACH HOUSE VACATION WITH A DISNEY WORLD ORLANDO VACATION?

Absolutely. For those interested in combining a beach house experience with Mickey Mouse, Disney World, Universal, and all the other Orlando Resorts: It's a pleasant two-hour drive from the Ocean-to-River Beach House to Disney and Orlando, driving along the Florida Turnpike. (Avoid the Interstate). Many vacationing families in our beach-house community will spend a week bringing three (or four!) generations together in a Florida beach house, then "spin off" the younger side of the family to Disney World for a few days. We've seen it first0hand: And it may just be the best way EVER to combine a Florida Beach House vacation with an Orlando / Disney World / Universal / Mickey Mouse vacation!

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ABOUT EVENTS:

Although the house is available for small-scale and modest events, it is NOT a party house. The area surrounding the home is environmentally fragile, and cannot safely withstand more people than the posted maximum occupancy of the home itself. Further, owing to turtle-nesting season and other environmental concerns, there are extensive restrictions and regulations that restrict or forbid lighting and noise on the beach area. The house also lacks a single large room suitable for hosting a large party. If you want to have a big party near the beach, consider these nearby alternatives: The Marriott Hutchinson Island Resort has ample facilities for large events, and The House of Refuge has a smaller room that it rents out to small-to-medium-size events.

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WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY and MOTION-IMPAIRED ACCESSIBILITY:

Like most other ocean-to-river beach homes in this area, only the ground floor is available to wheelchairs and motion-impaired individuals. Reason: Florida building codes in this oceanfront area require that the living and sleeping areas of these homes be well over 12 to 18 feet above sea level, to withstand the surging waves and debris that hurricanes present. For our home, this means that the ground-floor level contains only an enclosed two-vehicle parking garage. To enter the primary living areas on Level 2, one must climb stairs. This second level contains kitchen, dining, living room/family room, bathroom, plus one partionable bedroom, with its own private TV and private oceanfront views. To reach bedrooms on level 3, another set of stairs must be climbed. Finally, to reach the highest level 4 -- an indoor/outdoor under-roof observation-deck platform with 360-degree views -- one must climb an almost 90-degree vertical ladder.

More Details

Property Manager
Al Roberts, Property Manager @ Beach Houses in Paradise
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

About Al Roberts, Property Manager @ Beach Houses in Paradise

I'm a semi-retired Dad in his early 50s with a finance & IT background. I spent the most productive 25 years of my life confined indoors staring at a computer screen while living in beautiful Miami. (As I'm originally from cold & windy Chicago, palm trees, sand, dolphins & water this beautiful seemed so exotic to me, these beach houses were mythical, a dream almost, not real...)

Now I'm in semi-retirement, and keeping busy helping vacationers find and enjoy the amazing "Treasure Coast" area of Southeast Florida, and the incredible towns of Stuart, Jensen Beach and Ft. Pierce . . . Sharing the dream!

Why Al Roberts, Property Manager @ Beach Houses in Paradise chose Stuart

The property is located a few minutes east of city of Stuart, in Martin County, Florida.

What is Stuart like? Are you old enough to remember TV's "Andy Griffith" show? Locals call Stuart the"Mayberry of Florida".

But you need not rely on local pride: Check out these awards recently garnered by Stuart and Martin County FL:

Coastal Living Magazine: #1 Happiest Seaside Town in America

House Beautiful Magazine: #1 Most Beautiful Small Town in Florida

Smithsonian Magazine: #3 Best Small Towns to Visit in the U.S.

America In Bloom (Audubon group ): #1 Most Beautiful City in America

Huffington Post: "Top Florida Beach Towns"

FindTheHome: #1 Best Place to Retire in the U.S.

OnlyInYourState: 1 of 8 "Most Beautiful Small Towns in Florida"

And there's more: Our ocean-to-river beach houses are like almost none other in the entire United States. There are only 60 or so houses in America like BHIP houses: (directly on the ocean, directly on a wide river, private deeded access to the river, and ocean access through through an inlet just minutes away, and warm weather year-round). Plus: Our homes are located within a one-hour drive of the Miami/Ft.Lauderdale/West Palm Beach metropolitan area and within a 2-hour drive of Orlando, Disney World and other popular attractions and destinations. And the local private airport -- Witham Field in Martin County -- is just a few miles away, with long runways that accommodate both private prop aircraft and jet aircraft. So you can drive in, fly in, or even boat in!

Gorgeous location. The perfect seaside town. Pristine waters and wildlife. ON the Atlantic beach. Close to the best of Florida (From Orlando and the theme parks, to Miami & Palm Beach, in less than two hours). And convenient to international airports. (Palm Beach International less than one hour away).

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Stuart in Martin County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Max. adults: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Absolutely No Smoking.
  • "Because little hands touch our floors, please leave your shoes at the door." :-)
  • After fun in the ocean, or river, please use the outdoor showers we provide to rinse off the sand before enjoying hot tub, or re-entering the home.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Master bedroom contains en-suite luxury bath
    Guest bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Full bath on living-room level
    Oceanfront shower #1 - Outdoor Shower , private outdoor shower #1, on beach near hot tub. Hot/Cold
    Oceanfront shower #2 - Outdoor Shower , private outdoor shower #2, on beach near hot tub. Hot/Cold
    Upstairs guest bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Full bath, shared by bunk-beds bedroom & oceanview guest BR
    Hot+Cold Outdoor Shower (from Dock/River) - Shower Enclosure , hot+cold shower; clean off after fun on river/dock/tiki deck
  • In addition to the 3 indoor bathrooms, there are also these additional "bathing" amenities: HOT TUB: There is a working oceanfront hot tub on the outside deck (see listing picture). OUTDOOR SHOWERS / CHANGING STATIONS: To rinse off after a walk on the beach an ocean swim, there are two private (fully enclosed) shower booths that also provide sufficient privacy to change your clothes. DOCKSIDE SHOWER: When returning from an afternoon of fun in the river, such as swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding, jetskis, etc, -- or perhaps just playing in the kiddie sandbox in the Tiki Hut "Sunset Party Pavilion" rinse off at the small Dockside Shower Station.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Oceanfront Guest Bedroom with terrace/balcony - 1 Large Double Bed , bed sleeps 2, room sleeps more w/ cots, etc.
    Bunk-Beds Bedroom, with River & Ocean Views - 5 Single Bed , 2 pairs of bunk beds, plus trundle, sleeps 5
    Ocean+River Views Alcove Bedroom (off family room) - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Semi-private BR off of family room, sofa sleeper w/partition
    Oceanfront Master Suite (+Bath) with balcony/terrace - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King sleeps 2; extra room available for crib/cot/rollaway
  • HOME SLEEPS 11 (more w/ Rollaways, etc). MAX OCCUPANCY is 16. MASTER BEDROOM: Sleeps two, with en-suite luxury master bath, plus french doors opening to your own private outdoor veranda overlooking Ocean. Ocean views to the E and N, and River views to W from master bath. Flat-screen TV / Premium DirecTV (includes HBO, ESPN, etc) / Blu-Ray DVD / Built-in Netflix BUNK-BEDS BEDROOM: Two sets of bunkbeds sleeps 5. Ocean views to the N, River views to the W. large flatscreen TV, both xBox One and PlayStation 4 consoles, premium DirecTV (HBO, ESPN, etc), Blu-Ray DVD, & Built-in Netflix. OCEANVIEW GUEST BEDROOM: Queen bed with french doors opening to private outdoor veranda overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Ocean views to the E & N. Flatscreen TV/Blu-Ray/Premium DirecTV/Netflix. OCEAN/RIVER VIEW BEDROOM 4 (optional): At night, partion off from family room; sleeper sofa sleeps 2. Private flatscreen TV/DVD/DirecTV, etc. Ocean views to N & E, Rivew view to W
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We can accommodate parties as large as 40! How: Directly-adjacent neighboring beach houses are also available as vacation rentals. Rent 2 or 3 (or more) at the same time! (ask for details) For example, see property IDs 4148187 and 4151948.

Reviews

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☀ "As Good as it Gets" Ocean-2-River ON beach@ "America's Happiest Seaside City"
average rating of 4.953125 based on 64 reviews
Wellesley Ma
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Dream Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year vacationing in "As Good As It Gets' and this year was even better than last year! We were spoiled with the sunrises over the Ocean and the sunsets over the River every day!

The house is so clean and so well equipped. We invited friends over for dinner ( how many vacation homes would you feel comfortable hosting a dinner party?) and everything we needed to prepare and serve the meal was in the house.

As beautiful as the inside of the house is, it is the outside that has won our hearts - and brings us back every year. We love walking on the Ocean side and even saw a pompano being reeled in very close to the house. The paddle boards and kayaks on the River side were a huge hit with our family and got lots of use. We spent many evenings around the fire pit and created many special memories.

Al Roberts is a pleasure to deal with; always very responsive and helpful. It gives us piece of mind to book a vacation home through such a reputable company.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for for the kind review! Like you, many of our visiting guests have relatives and/or friends that live either in the nearby Miami/Ft.Lauderdale/West Palm Beach area, or the nearby Orlando area, and our beach houses often serve as a great venue to bring everyone together, reconnect and make memories. Glad you took full advantage! We'll see you again next year! - Al Roberts, Property Manager, Beach Houses in Paradise
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5

Beautiful! Clean! Comfortable! Everything you need is here!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this beach house for a family reunion. Plenty of space for everyone. The views from all the windows are amazing. Getting to the observation floor can be difficult for some. As it is a ladder you climb from the second floor and not stairs to get to it. Definitely worth the view. Our families enjoyed all the water activities provided. The owner provides many. Kayaks, paddle boards, sand toys, etc. we didn’t even have time to try out the ping pong table. We found everything to be in good condition and clean! The kitchen was also fully stocked. Except for the food to eat, you will not have to bring/purchase anything else. The owner provides little condiment packages and seasonings and coffee for the coffee maker and the Nespresso machine. He thought of everything. The beach house is close to the grocery store and downtown Stuart. Cute shops and restaurants. Our only issue was the cleaning crew wasn’t finished when we arrived. And we arrived 45 minutes after the check in time. It took just a bit longer to start the vacation. But it was definitely worth the wait! Fabulous home. I would highly recommend this rental!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had an amazing stay and can’t wait to come back.

  • 5 of 5

It is everything you could want in a vacation home and lots more. The combination of the clear Atlantic Ocean with the peaceful river in your backyard to experience all of the water sports makes it tough to match anywhere. The kids had a blast and we can’t wait to come back. Al and his staff are there whenever you need them.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

exceptional

  • 5 of 5

The home was extremely clean and beautiful. The staff was very attentive and friendly. I would definitely recommend the property for a family retreat.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Nice Overall

  • 3 of 5

Overall, this is a very nice house with nice views. It is a cozy, friendly house stocked with just about everything someone could need, even bicycles and beach shoes. Best of all, it is super clean. I loved that the owners requested taking shoes off. It’s probably because of this that the clean floors did not still have sand on them even though they were just mopped, as has been the case at other beach rentals in my life. The house felt clean and comfortable.

We loved that it was dog friendly. But best of all, the house had large washable dog covers on the couches to keep everything clean. As a clean-freak, I felt totally at home.

The service was great. The management kept in touch to make sure we had everything we needed. When we requested minor maintenance in the house, someone was sent out within the hour. Texts were responded to immediately. When we learned the jet ski didn’t work, we were told to rent them at the nearby resort and that we would be reimbursed. Indeed we were—immediately and without request for documentation.

Though the house and service was great, we quickly learned that it was not worth the price we paid for it, and it certainly would not be worth the higher summer rates. It was nice, but was not the Ritz, especially since it didn’t have a pool, and since the beach was really not a nice one, covered with seaweed, broken shells and large rocks that pop up out of the sand. Plus, it was not necessarily luxurious. Additionally, we felt isolated at the house because since there was no side walk or walking path it was dangerous to go for a walk or bike ride due to the narrow road and constant traffic. And due to the rocks, the ocean was too dangerous to swim in. Our only outlet was the dock out back, but after 20 minutes of paddling on one of the numerous paddle boards, there is not much else to do. Thus, we were all actually bored much of the time. Lastly, we also had trouble finding quality seafood restaurants in the area.

I recommend the house if you want a nice, calm time just being at the ocean to spend time relaxing and reading, but would certainly want it at a lower price.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

As Good As it Gets, is As Good As it Gets, we stayed there for a week and yes it rained, But the location and House kept the kids and family busy and relaxed. we really enjoyed the water toys, grilling and watching the sunsets.

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
47 Miles
West Palm Beach ( Orlando= 2 hrs, Miami < 2 hrs )
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Marriott Indian River Plantation Resort
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Marriott Indian River Plantation Resort
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Nearest train station: West Palm Beach
Nearest Motorway
A1A / SE MacArthur Blvd
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Marriott Indian River Plantation Resort
Nearest Ski
Waterski in the front yard (ocean) or back (river)
Nearest Beach
Under your feet! Home is *on* the beach; see pix!
Car: recommended

Not only is the home situated in the most biodiverse marine environment in America (source: Florida Oceanographic Institute), but it's also located in beautiful Stuart FL, Winner of the "America's Happiest Seaside Town" award given annually by Coastal Living Magazine! (locals -- of a certain age that remember TV's "The Andy Griffith Show" -- proudly call Stuart the "Mayberry of Florida")

Check out these awards and honors recently earned by our town, Stuart FL:

Coastal Living Magazine: #1 Happiest Seaside Town in America

House Beautiful Magazine: #1 Most Beautiful Small Town in Florida

Smithsonian Magazine: #3 Best Small Towns to Visit in the U.S.

America In Bloom (Audubon group ): #1 Most Beautiful City in America

Hutffington Post: Top Florida Beach Towns

FindTheHome: #1 Best Place to Retire in the U.S.

OnlyInYourState: 1 of 8 "Most Beautiful Small Towns in Florida"

ABOUT HUTCHINSON ISLAND AND STUART FL:

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Nature lovers rejoice! Your beach house is located directly on the most bio-diverse river ecosystem in all of North America. (Manatees, dolphins, and more variety of marine life than anywhere on the continent!). When you cast your fishing rod off of your private dock, you are casting into the very same waters where the biodiversity measurements were taken in May 2015 by the Florida Oceanographic Society marine biologists. The house is also within walking distance of restaurants and three different museums/nature exhibits. You're also within 2 hours driving distance of Disney World and all the attractions in Orlando.

About the local community (Hutchinson Island and Martin County FL) -- Encompassing the communities of Port Salerno, Stuart, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Indiantown, Jupiter Island, Hobe Sound and Hutchinson Island, Martin County serves up beautiful beaches and more than 75 parks – not to mention the most bio-diverse lagoon ecosystem in the Northern hemisphere, the St. Lucie Inlet. All within two hours or less driving time of four international airports: Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami and Orlando. Florida’s hidden gem, this is a place for unwinding and reconnecting.

In Martin County, you’ll find every kind of family activity to tickle your fancy, from rodeos to high-end shopping, art galleries, and one-of-a-kind museums to eco-friendly sea turtle adventures. Located just off A1A and accessible by a plethora of scenic avenues, Martin County is 45 minutes from Palm Beach International Airport, 90 minutes from Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, almost two hours from Miami International Airport, and two hours from Orlando International Airport. This is a place for escaping, for making memories that last longer than tan lines.

Conveniently located on Florida’s East Coast, Martin County is part of an area known as the Treasure Coast. A real Florida gem that celebrates small town life and that hard to find old Florida feel. Martin County boasts a beautiful natural landscape from ocean, to river, to lake, and everything in between.

To drill down into the immediate area surrounding the Ocean-to-River Beach house.

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QUESTION: CAN I COMBINE A FLORIDA BEACH HOUSE VACATION WITH A DISNEY WORLD ORLANDO VACATION?

Absolutely. For those interested in combining a beach house experience with Mickey Mouse, Disney World, Universal, and all the other Orlando Resorts: It's a pleasant two-hour drive from the Ocean-to-River Beach House to Disney and Orlando, driving along the Florida Turnpike. (Avoid the Interstate). Many vacationing families in our beach-house community will spend a week bringing three (or four!) generations together in a florida beach house, then "spin off" the younger side of the family to Disney World for a few days. We've seen it first hand: And it may just be the best way EVER to combine a Florida Beach House vacation with an Orlando / Disney World / Universal / Mickey Mouse vacation!

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LOOKING FOR A BETTER MATCH?

Beach Houses in Paradise offers several Ocean-to-River Beach Houses through the VRBO/HomeAway platform: (all are in the same neighborhood, and many are next-door to one another)

As Good as it Gets (Property ID# 4145595)

Heaven Can't Wait (4148187)

Carpe Diem (4160814)

Family Tides (4151948)

La Dolce Vita (4162649)

Bella Vista (4225514 )

The Ocean-to-River Beach-House Resort (4173476)

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Stuart, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer 2018
15 Jul 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£3,258
for 4 nights
From
£712
From
£829
Fri,Sat,Sun
£4,851
£13,744
 
 
Summer Dog Days
25 Aug 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,490
for 3 nights
From
£360
From
£494
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,675
£9,635
 
 
Labor Day 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£4,142
 
 
mid-Sept 2018
14 Sep 2018 - 18 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,245
for 3 nights
From
£611
£3,178
£8,797
 
 
Fall 2018 (Best Prices!)
24 Oct 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,490
for 3 nights
From
£360
From
£527
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,261
£10,474
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
20 Nov 2018 - 22 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£3,975
 
 
xMas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 25 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£6,281
 
 
12/27/18-12/28/18
27 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£2,505
for 2 nights
From
£1,047
£6,281
£21,376
 
 
NY Eve 2018
29 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£5,442
 
 
Spring 2019
23 Feb 2019 - 13 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
£3,678
for 4 nights
From
£754
From
£1,005
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£6,277
£16,763
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend 2019
25 May 2019 - 27 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
£4,939
 
 
Summer 2019
31 May 2019 - 24 Aug 2019
4 night minimum stay
£3,678
for 4 nights
From
£754
From
£1,005
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£6,277
£16,763
 
 
July 4 Holiday 2019
2 Jul 2019 - 4 Jul 2019
3 night minimum stay
£4,939
 
 
Labor Day Weekend 2019
31 Aug 2019 - 2 Sep 2019
3 night minimum stay
£4,939
 
 
Thanksgiving 2019
26 Nov 2019 - 28 Nov 2019
3 night minimum stay
£4,939
 
 
xMas / NYE 2019
21 Dec 2019 - 4 Jan 2020
4 night minimum stay
£5,103
for 4 nights
From
£1,089
From
£1,425
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£8,796
£23,808
 
 
Spring 2020
15 Feb 2020 - 12 Apr 2020
5 night minimum stay
£5,253
for 5 nights
From
£834
From
£1,170
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£7,115
£20,533
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend 2020
23 May 2020 - 24 May 2020
2 night minimum stay
£4,604
 
 
Summer 2020
1 Jun 2020 - 22 Aug 2020
5 night minimum stay
£5,253
for 5 nights
From
£834
From
£1,170
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£7,115
£20,533
 
 
July 4 2020
3 Jul 2020 - 4 Jul 2020
2 night minimum stay
£4,604
 
 
Labor Day Weekend 2020
5 Sep 2020 - 6 Sep 2020
2 night minimum stay
£4,604
 
 
Thanksgiving 2020
25 Nov 2020 - 26 Nov 2020
2 night minimum stay
£4,813
 
 
xMas / NYE 2020
15 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021
4 night minimum stay
£5,606
for 4 nights
From
£1,173
From
£1,676
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£9,551
£28,084
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£2,579
for 4 nights
From
£494
From
£687
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£4,394
£13,409
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £302.2
Exit Clean & Restock 3FL £369.82 + Tax
Pet Fee £71.77 + Tax

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE: For your convenience, security & protection, payments are accepted directly through the HomeAway/VRBO platform. Beach Houses in Paradise is not privy to your sensitive personal and financial information. BHIP books hundreds of stays every year on the HomeAway/VRBO platform. 98 out of every 100 HomeAway/VRBO reviews are five-star reviews. (the other 2 are 4-star reviews)

SECURE YOUR DATES -- A small deposit is necessary to secure your reservation (which prevents others from booking your dates). The balance is not due until shortly before your travel dates (the HomeAway/VRBO platform will send you an invoice for final payment typically 30 to 45 days before check-in)

CLEANING & RESTOCKING FEE: Outsourced cleaning service collects a standard fee that varies by the number of floors in the home (2FL, 3FL or 4FL), number of bedrooms, and total square footage. Note: Fee may vary in certain circumstances, such as special events, and/or long-term bookings of a month or more.

HOLIDAYS, WEEKENDS & PEAK TRAVEL SEASONS: These dates -- which typically carry premium rates -- sell fast, so book early!

Manager'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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