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Kayak with Dolphins & Manatee or Fish off the Dock!

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,550 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

3 BR, 2 BA, LR, DR, Kitchen, Deck, Waterfront | kayaks & beach bikes available

Have your own particular harbour at the closest beach to Orlando!

Property is directly located on your own private Harbour overlooking spectacular, RARE water views - sailboats, manatees, dolphins, herons, pelicans, crew rowing teams and Space Coast rocket launches!

Fully furnished 3 bedroom / 2 bath house with free use of kayaks and beach bikes. Reverse living on deep, wide saltwater canal which leads directly to Banana & Indian Rivers & Intracoastal Waterway!

Open deck extends the full length of house. Light & airy, hardwood floors throughout, tastefully furnished & decorated with owner's original artwork.

Everything is close! Only one-mile to the beach! Walk or ride the beach bikes to nearby restaurants, shopping and parks!

Green space and nature surround this beachside get away. Gleason Park, a 27-acre park is within a 5-minute walk and has many exercise trails, a year-round heated pool, community center, tennis courts, baseball and a million-dollar sports field complex. Oars & Paddles Park is around the corner and home to the Space Coast Rowing teams.

There are also at least three great restaurants within walking distance and lots more within bike-riding distance. While the home is tucked away in a Bahamas-Island inspired neighborhood, shopping & excellent dining abounds all around. Also, close to Airports, I-95 and Orlando.

Enjoy your own Sea World right from the backyard. Paddle to several nearby private islands and explore, bird watch or have a picnic!

Just 10 minutes south is MELBOURNE BEACH, a laid back town where you can shop the local stores as well as enjoy the beautiful beaches. If you want a little more action, drive 15 minutes north and visit the world famous COCOA BEACH. There you can spend your day shopping at Ron Jon's, surfing at the Cocoa Beach pier and enjoying great food, drinks and live music.

Don't forget that you can also enjoy the attractions of DISNEY WORLD and UNIVERSAL STUDIOS by taking the 'Beeline' expressway only 1 hour west to Orlando.

If SPACE interests you, then drive 30 minutes north to Cape Canaveral and take a guided tour through the Kennedy Space Center or you can drive 40 minutes south to visit the Navy SEAL museum.

Many famous surf, kite surfing and jet ski spots are scattered throughout the area. It's home to world-famous surfers such as Kelly Slater and the Hobgood brothers.

You will love it!

More Details

Owner
Kevin & Cathleen
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2017

About Kevin & Cathleen

Kevin is a professional musician & composer. Cathleen is an active duty Air Force Airman recently deployed to Afghanistan. Their passion & inspiration is the water and they love sharing their love of it, as well as their love for art & music. Cathleen and her mother paint tropical scenes on canvas which can be seen throughout the house.

Kevin & Cathleen purchased this house in 2014

Why Kevin & Cathleen chose Indian Harbour Beach

Because it has the best views, and it's a paddler's & fisherman's dream! There's nothing like fishing off your own dock, or launching a kayak right from the backyard among the dolphins & manatees. There are several private islands within paddling distance where you can dock, explore or have a picnic. Our favorite restaurants are within walking distance or a short bike ride away. Walk or ride the beach bikes to the Ocean. Shopping & everything you need is conveniantly nearby!

What makes this house unique

Wake up to the tinking of sailboat masses and the sound of dolphins splashing. Have your coffee or tea on the deck overlooking blue skies, waterfoul, tropical trees and the Salty Banana River. Enjoy watching the Space Coast Rowing Teams pass by in their skiffs, and many water enthusiasts in a variety of different water craft. Also, have a front-row seat to all Space Coast rocket launches from your 60-foot deck overlooking your particular harbour. A waterlover's dream!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Harbour Isles in Indian Harbour Beach

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
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
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Second full bathroom has double sinks
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Single Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Bathroom ensuite; French doors lead to waterview deck
  • Hardwood floors, Pillow Top Mattresses
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Get away from it all, or drive a short distance to Cocoa Beach, Port Canaveral, Orlando theme parks, Kennedy Space Center, Florida Eco Safari, and many other Florida attractions.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

Kayak with Dolphins & Manatee or Fish off the Dock!
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 36 reviews
4

Wonderful location, just what we wanted.

  • 4 of 5

The description says it all. There were 4 of us sharing the house. Had a great week on the water. Kevin and Cathleen were wonderful hosts and we would definitely book this spot next year.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Millis, MA
5

Peaceful -- so great to just relax on the deck after kayaking and seeing dolphins!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great couple of days over school break. Super convenient to everything (grocery store, restaurants etc) but tucked into a quiet neighborhood. Having access to bikes and kayaks was awesome. Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Simply Gorgeous views

  • 5 of 5

Loved everything about our stay at Kevin and Kathleen's rental. Close to everything with many activities on the canal, including the Space Rowing Club practicing their rowing. The house is comfortable and very spacious with a deck the full length of the house. Kevin and Kathleen are the best and fill your every need to make you comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Jose, CA
5

Great house. Super views from back balcony.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a nice, relaxing visit over Christmas holidays. The house is nicely stocked and sits on a canal where everyone was able to enjoy the dolphins, fish, osprey, and other wildlife from the huge back deck. We went out several times in the kayaks the owners provided. Washer / dryer were super helpful. Very near a beautiful city park where we walked most mornings. We highly recommend this home for a fun trip.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Serenity and a little paradise.

  • 5 of 5

My two sisters and three cousins from North Dakota met us at Kevin & Cathleen's property for a long weekend. The house was just like the pictures, clean and comfortable. Plenty of room for 6 women trying to catch up on family stories. Kitchen was well stocked for the meal we prepared upon their arrival. Views from the deck were beautiful. We all slept really well on comfortable beds. We couldn't have asked for a better place to be for our family get together. Thanks again. Becky, Kathy, Rosie, Sally, Pat and Kari.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Terrific place in South Brevard!

  • 5 of 5

The property provided us a very relaxing, comfortable and clean place for our family gathering. The owners are very nice and super helpful. The property is probably 50 years old, but has been updated and is very tastefully decorated. The deck overlooking the canal and marina is a very pleasant spot as well and we took good advantage of the kayaks available to us. Dolphins spotted every day when we paddled.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Downtown Melbourne
Squid Lips Overwater Grill
Eau Gallie Arts District
Coasters Pub & Biergarten
Starbucks
Satellite Beach Cinemas
Indialantic Boardwalk
Doubles Beachside
Liberty Bell Memorial Museum
Melbourne International Airport
Del'z Freeze
Blueberry Muffin Restaurant
Coasters Pub & Biergarten
Bunky's Raw Bar & Seafood Grille
Nippon Thai
Matt's Casbah
Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Melbourne Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Doubles (Eat, Drink, Live Music)
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
1-95
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Doubles, 2 Cool Cafe, HappyHealthyHuman (Raw/Org)
Nearest Ski
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Paradise Beach
Car: not necessary

The Indian River Lagoon is North America’s most diverse estuary with more than 4,300 species of plants (2,100) and animals (2,200), including 35 that are listed as threatened or endangered — more than any other estuary in North America. The Lagoon serves as a spawning and nursery ground for many different species of oceanic and lagoon fish and shellfish. The lagoon also has one of the most diverse bird populations anywhere in America. Nearly 1/3 of the nation’s manatee population lives here or migrates through the Lagoon seasonally. In addition, its ocean beaches provide one of the densest sea turtle nesting areas found in the Western Hemisphere. Red Drum, Spotted seatrout, Common snook, and the Tarpon are the main gamefish sought by anglers. Between 200 and 800 Bottlenose dolphins live in the Lagoon & can be swimming and playing regularly.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Harbour Isles, 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
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£712
for 3 nights
From
£222
 
 
Christmas
17 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,328
for 5 nights
From
£257
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£790
for 3 nights
From
£248
£1,590
£3,735
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45.61
Tax Rate 11.0%

Landlord prefers monthly rentals but will consider weekly rentals on a case-by-case basis. Just send an email with the dates you are considering.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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