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Historic Strong Haven a Southern Gem on Indian River -DISCOUNT FOR OCT.

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 3 bathroom with Indian River view & dock

Relax on the front porch swing while enjoying the view of the beautiful Indian River. Enjoy the river breeze while sipping your morning coffee & watching the sun rise over the river and birds catching their morning fish or sip a glass of wine on the veranda as the Riverboat Queen goes by in the evening. Fish from the river deck or watch missles go up from Cape Canaveral situated right across the river. Enjoy the short stroll or bike along the river road to historic Cocoa Village. In the village enjoy boutiques, restaurants, outdoor jazz, and special events. Only 8 miles or about 15 minutes from world famous Cocoa Beach, Canaveral Pier & Ron Jon Surf shop. 45 minutes along the Beach Line HWY 528 to Orlando tourist attractions yet away from the crowds and traffic. Spend a day farther north in historic St Augustine or Daytona Beach. This historic Craftsman style home has all the southern charm of days gone by yet all the conveniences you will need to have a wonderful vacation. If you are looking for somewhere to make memories with your family and feel the blessings of a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere yet minutes away from sunshine activites, then Strong Haven is for you. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, front veranda and screened porch, deck over the river, fully equipped kitchen, large dining room as well as breakfast room gives everyone room to enjoy their vacation. Watch dolphins or manatees swim the river or listen to the cries of the osprey as they catch fish and eat in the tall pine tree right in front on the river. This is Florida at its natural best.

More Details

Owner
Vivian Klebs
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017

Why Vivian Klebs chose Cocoa

This property has been a family home for several generations. The beauty of the area and breezes from the river always call one home and you cant help but feel blessed to be alive.

What makes this house unique

Swinging on the front porch while watching the many bikes and boats go by is always so enjoyable. The home is always a welcoming place to family and friends and a blessing to many. Memories are made here as new adventures are discovered.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for working with us on the check in time, that was helpful. The

house is wonderful. Our home in Norfolk was built in the 1920s so we feel right at home and you've done a great job with the place. We are looking forward to an enjoyable stay.

Thank you for helping make our stay so enjoyable. The house was perfect for us. We wound up with 5 adults and no children and had a great time. I hope we left everything in a acceptable manner. We look forward to visiting again.
Mar 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Highland Park in Cocoa

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • 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:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Upstairs bathroom with soaking tub & separate shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , downstairs bathroom with shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , New downstairs 3rd bathroom addition
  • Relax in soaking tub or shower away cares in upstairs bathroom- downstairs bathroom off of living room in downstairs bedroom & new 3rd bathroom addition
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , downstairs bedroom with full bath & screened porch
  • #1 upstairs BR with queen & double bed, #2 upstairs with queen, #3 upstairs with 2 twins, #4 downstairs with queen & full bath & screened porch
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Delightful escape away from tourist crowds & best of historic Indian River yet 45 min. from tourist attractions & 10 min to Cocoa Beach- Best of both worlds

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Historic Strong Haven a Southern Gem on Indian River -DISCOUNT FOR OCT.
average rating of 4.647059 based on 35 reviews
5

Second annual family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We were all excited to return to Strong Haven after our great time there last Spring. The recent improvements are wonderful - a new bath on the first floor, comfy porch furniture, and new beds in the middle upstairs bedroom plus room-darkening shades. This was a 3 generation trip with 4 adults and 4 little ones ages 6 months to 6 years. We were all very content, there is lots of room to spread out and comfortable beds for all. Our 6 year old really loved the top bunk!! We appreciate having the baby equipment available, and the beach toys. This home is very well equipped with linens and towels, a full kitchen, plenty of paper goods and cleaning supplies - we had everything needed for a lovely 4 night stay. Many of us enjoyed the sunrise from the front porch, which was also a great spot for our relatives who live in Cocoa to come and visit us. We enjoyed the nearby park in Cocoa Village and Ryan's pizza, and daily visits to Cherie Down beach. Thank you for being such a gracious host, Vivian !

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Anne, So happy to have your family return for a visit. I am so glad that you enjoyed the improvements and we hope to continue to make Strong Haven fun & enjoyable. Hope you will come again soon.
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Fantastic home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a blast at Strong Haven! We enjoyed seeing manatee and dolphins from the spacious front porch and the dock. The house is charming and full of character. It was lovely to be in Cocoa, away from the commercialized, touristy areas near the beach. Strong Haven is the perfect place to make beautiful memories.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Like staying at grandma's house.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely old home that blesses us every time we stay. Crooked floors, and period furniture add to the charm of this beautiful home.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for coming. You are so right that the home holds all the best of "going to Grandma's" where there is peace and love for all who enter in these protective walls. Come again and make memories along the beautiful Indian River. Blessings on your family
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5

Old world southern charm

  • 5 of 5

This is a southern home built in the early 1900s and every room demonstrates the attention to detail. I'm originally from the south and miss the southern history since we now live in Arizona.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and appreciated the sand toys, floats, and games. They did a very good job of thinking of the little things.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Monessa for coming and enjoying "sitting a spell" on the front porch. Southern roots do go deep no matter where you live. Please come again and make memories along the beautiful Indian River.
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Great place for a group

  • 5 of 5

Strong Haven is a beautiful historic home. It's great for a group. We had 3 family's and had more then enough space. Comfortable beds and plenty of space to dine. Our favorite was the porch. A perfect place to start the day with a cup of coffee and enjoy the beautiful view of the river also a perfect place to unwind at the end of the day with a glass of wine. We had 1 teenager in our group who loved fishing off the dock. Perfect location to all the attractions. Short, easy ride to the beach. Our stay was comfortable and relaxing. Thanks Vivian!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit at Strong Haven. Yes, that porch was made for "come and sit awhile and enjoy the ever changing view." Making family memories together are priceless and something that happens at Strong Haven. Thanks so much. Hope you will visit again.
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The picture and the house look a little different

  • 3 of 5

I needed a little cosmetic surgery but not bad we had a great time we enjoyed my husband and I enjoyed it my daughters allergies acting up and said my grandchildren's need to be dusted

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The pictures do need to be updated as we have added new & comfortable porch furniture, a new bathroom, dock and replaced twin beds with a queen & bunk beds. I will update pictures . So glad you enjoyed your stay at Strong Haven.
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Location

Historic Cocoa Village
"Walk or bike ride to historic Cocoa Village where you will find cute boutiques, wonderful re..."
Merritt Square Mall
"Shopping on Merritt Island on way to Cocoa Beach."
Ryan's Village Pizza & Pub
"You & your family will love this card-table size delicious pizza. Dine in or outside across ..."
Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science
Cape Canaveral
"Watch space launches from the Jetty Park at Cape Canaveral or on Cocoa Beach. Also, can watc..."
Ron Jon Surf Shop
"Fun time to look at all the beach wear, latest surfing gear or rent beach equipment. Free pa..."
Miss Cape Canaveral
"Often one can get discount coupons for all day or half day deep sea fishing on Miss Cape Can..."
Brevard Zoo
"Family fun at the zoo in nearby Melbourne, Fl."
Kennedy Space Center
"Kennedy Space Center museum is a must see for all ages."
Walt Disney World Resort
"Short 45 min drive to Disney attractions in Kissimmee, Fl as well as other Orlando attractions."
Daytona Beach
"Always fun at Daytona Beach whether relaxing on the beach or at Daytona International Speedw..."
Daytona International Speedway
"Life in the "fast lane" at the speedway. "
St. Augustine History Museum
"Historic St Augustine museum, fort and tour of this city founded while Ponce De Leon was loo..."
Black Tulip
"Excellent food and service"
Sunset Waterfront Grill & Bar
"One of our favorites right on the Banana River on Cocoa Beach Hwy 520. Everyone stops at sun..."
Rusty's Seafood and Oyster Bar
"Fresh seafood. Delicious as you watch the fishing boats & especially big cruise ships go by ..."
Kay's Real Pit Bar-B-Q
"Very good also good as take out & picnic."
Adventure Kayak of Cocoa Beach, Inc.
"Rent a kayak and explore on a Florida adventure"
Universal Studios Florida
"Night Life on the City Walk at Universal Studios is a fun time."
Jetty Park
"Nice place to fish from the jetty rocks and watch the boats go out to sea. There is an admis..."
Port Canaveral
"Cruise ships sail from here for the day or longer cruises to Bahamas & beyond."
Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Cocoa Village
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: necessary

Watch space shuttle launches & visit Cape Kennedy Space museum, deep sea fishing boats at Cape Canaveral, short drive to theme parks in Orlando or relax on the beautiful beach & let the waves wash your cares away. Bike the scenic Indian River Drive or walk to historic Cocoa Village and the cute shops or catch a live play at the Village theatre. Dine out at the many nearby restaurants or cook fresh seafood from Canaveral fishing boats. Best of all, relax on the veranda and enjoy the view.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Highland 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
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£613
for 3 nights
From
£141
£1,260
£3,614
 
 
Fall
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£510
for 3 nights
From
£107
 
 
winter
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£613
for 3 nights
From
£141
£1,260
£3,614
 
 
spring
1 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£613
for 3 nights
From
£141
£1,260
£3,614
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£562
for 3 nights
From
£124
£1,058
£3,186
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £60.93
Cleaning fee £115.7 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Holidays require a 7 night stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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