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Wow! Right on the Intracoastal Waterway + Boat Dock - Direct Waterfront Property

24 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Sebastian - Indian River Vacation Rental

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

BEST LOCATION SEBASTIAN HAS TO OFFER DIRECTLY ON THE INDIAN RIVER!!! Improve your outlook on your next vacation! Tired of the hassle of trailing and then launching your boat EVERY TIME you want to go fishing? Then spend a weekend, a week or more at our vacation home and relax! Just walk out to your boat, hop in and take off! We are located directly on the west shore of the Indian River intracoastal waterway across from Sebastian Inlet, a world renown saltwater fishing destination!

In coming to Sebastian, choose wisely. You want to be where the inlet is for quick access to the ocean. Our house is just 2 miles south of the Inlet and 1/8 mile south of the City boat ramp.

No boat? No worries!! There's plenty to do or not do. Just relax in the shade on our dock and do some fishing. Catch snook, redfish, trout, and much more in the grass flats right off the end of the dock!

Not a fisherman? No problem there either! You can sit on our porch or lay in the hammock just steps from the Waterway where you can enjoy the river breeze and observe such wildlife as dolphins, manatees, osprey, bald eagles, cranes, pelicans and much more or just watch the never ending parade of boats go by. Take a trip to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge. The Sebastian Inlet has some of the best surfing in Florida. Swim, snorkel or sun on our unspoiled natural beaches. No high rises here!

Enjoy a spectacular morning sunrise on the Indian River from the foot of your bed or right on our back porch! From our home, you won't see any roads with traffic, concrete high rises, bridges or other unnatural structures to spoil the view. Just water, wildlife and natural Florida fauna. In addition, make sure your vacation home choice does not have you driving everywhere. All of the river front restaurants and parks are within walking distance. There's a pet park, City park, free kids water park, public boat ramp and 2 City fishing piers just steps outside our front door. The City park hosts arts and crafts shows many weekends throughout the year.

For July 4th, it just doesn't get any better than our location. July 4th festivities include a parade down Indian River Drive (same street the house is on), art and craft show in the Park and fireworks at night on the island DIRECTLY across from our dock! The view is absolutely incredible! People drive for miles to see what is just outside our door.

Want to jog, walk or bike with a view of the water? Then enjoy our 4 mile Riverwalk. This walk takes you along Indian River Drive and the entire river front of the City proper. Riverwalk park also has free Friday night concerts in the park the first six months of the year. We love to grab a lawn chair, head on over and relax with a wonderful evening of music. Of course, there's the Sebastian Inlet with it's unspoiled beaches and State parks which is a short drive or boat ride away. No concrete jungle here, just fabulous Florida as it used to be. So bring the entire family. Pets are welcome too!

The house itself has plenty of amenities. We have 3 large flat screen TV's, DVDs, internet, Sealy mattresses in every room, state of the art kitchen, free laundry room, full array of board games and much more! You won't find a cleaner more comfortable place! We know you will enjoy our home and the City of Sebastian as much as we do. It truly is one of a kind! Reserve your time now!

From Sebastian Chamber of Commerce:

Welcome to the Sebastian River Area, one of Florida's authentic Treasure Coast communities on the Indian River Lagoon and home to America's first National Wildlife Refuge, Pelican Island. The Sebastian River Area is located on the central east coast of Florida and is situated in the northernmost part of Indian River County about 15 miles north of Vero Beach and 20 miles south of Melbourne. The area is well known for the rare antiquities that have washed upon its shores. Treasure hunters continue to search our beaches for gold, jewelry, and other artifacts lost in history. Sebastian Inlet State Park is the premier saltwater fishing spot on Florida's east coast; favored by anglers for catching snook, redfish, bluefish, and Spanish mackerel from its jetties. Surfing is also a popular recreation and several major competitions are held here every year. The Indian River Lagoon National Scenic Byway, a nationally designated byway runs through the Sebastian River Area. The Indian River Lagoon, which is North America's most biologically diverse estuary, the St. Sebastian River, Blue Cypress Lake, and the Stick Marsh are fishing hotspots and a boater's paradise. Sebastian hosts one of the most spectacular skydiving views in the world.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Matt and Meg
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2016
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About Matt and Meg

Matt & Meg and their three young sons have strong ties to the Sebastian area. Meg grew up in Sebastian and graduated from Sebastian River High School.

Matt and Meg purchased this house in 2015

Why Matt and Meg chose Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Although work has brought us far away from Florida over the years. Meg has always wanted a second home in Sebastian to expose our boys to Florida life!

What makes this house unique

This home is such a perfect balance of 'old florida' charm and beauty + perfect location in Sebastian for walking to all the 'hot spots' + updated, convenient home layout and furnishings which are very family friendly. Not to mention... quick drive to the beach, and an easy day trip to the Disney/Universal parks.


based on 24 holidaymaker reviews

Wow! Right on the Intracoastal Waterway + Boat Dock - Direct Waterfront Property
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews

Excellent --5 star

  • 5 of 5

Very much enjoyed this house. Very comfortable, loved the kitchen. Having a dock in the back yard and being able to keep the boat at the house and not having to launch it every day, made the stay even more enjoyable. Being able to sit on the deck and watch the sunrise was a great way to start our day. Very close to a lot of good restaurants--and is very close to one of the best sky-diving programs in the country. I have already recommended this house to a friend.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay! Thanks for the recommendation. Hope to have you back!
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Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a few days at this comfy house on the river in Sebastian. Woke up each day to the sun coming up over the beautiful

Intercostal waterway! We were able to dock our boat, fish, ride our bikes along Indian River Dr. ..

Immediate access to stores, restaurants and Sebastian's waterfront parks.

I would recommend this house to anyone looking for a peaceful getaway.😎

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Havertown, PA

Wonderful vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time at this terrific home right on the Sebastian River! Will be back next year !

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay at Indian River vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

We spend a month at this Property and we really enjoyed the great setting along the water and the privacy it offers.

With all of the trees and plantings it offers a great tropical setting and great sunrises over the water.

It is very convenient to lots of waterfront restaurants, bars, shops, and a nice park (all within walking distance).

Sebastian is a great town and the people are very friendly and we are looking forward to coming back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay and glad you are coming back to see us again next year! Take care until then!
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 5 nights at this great home, we wanted to stay longer, a lot longer. This is the best location in Sebastian! You are walking distance to a great new Craft Beer Pub & the best Italian restaurant-Italian Cousins, not to mention the park. We really enjoyed our mornings walks along the river too. Oh, and I can't forget the long pier behind the house-we saw Dolphins chasing bait a few times. We also loved the hammock. We will be moving to Sebastian in a few years and I would still stay here because of the location. Also we were surprised to see new furniture & new appliances in the home. Very comfortable & clean too.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Inner-coastal Waterway in Sebastian

  • 5 of 5

A great place to relax,fish and just enjoy the IRL.

Everything we could ask for in a vacation rental, clean,neat,well kept,close to everything yet private.

The boat dock was perfect to keep our 20'CC , no trailering during our stay, just get up and go fishing!

We will be back again next October, Thanks Matt!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay! It's hard to beat fishing on the Indian River! Looking forward to having you back!
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Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Earls Hideaway, Tiki Bar & Grill
Nearest Motorway
6.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Mulligans, Captain Hirams, Squid Lips
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Wabasso Beach
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sebastian, Florida Central Atlantic Coast

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Fall Season
12 Sep 2016 - 24 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter 2017
9 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £41 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £247
Housekeeping Fee £103 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Standard rate applies for all holidays.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sebastian in Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Utility Bath off Laundry Room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Twin beds include trundles (sleeps 4 total)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Bedroom; Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Sleeps 2
  • Beds to sleep 9.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • roller blading
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming

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