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A BEACH LOVER'S PARADISE!!! Beach House with views from every room in the house!

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 8 Max adults Sleeps

The Reed Beach House is located in Wilbur by the Sea, a small, quiet, residential beach town located 2 ½ miles north of Historical Ponce Inlet and less than 5 miles south of the famous boardwalk in the heart of Daytona Beach!

The most frequently asked question I get from perspective guests is “Is the house ON the beach? I mean, right ON the beach?” I don’t blame them, there are far too many scams out there. But thankfully, I can come back with an enthusiastic 'YES! Smack dab on top of the sand dunes! Any closer and we'd be jumping off the deck and into the ocean during high tides!'

One of the very unique features of our location is that we're on a condo-free section of beach designated as a “turtle nesting area”. What that translates to for the beach-goer is: no motorized vehicles, no dogs, fewer tourists, privacy, serenity, and security. And who knows, you could be one of the lucky few to witness a mother sea turtle laboring across the sand to lay her eggs or hatch lings blindly making their way back down to the water to swim out to sea!

The Reed House has all the amenities available at your fingertips to provide you with the perfect worry free vacation.

The main house has central heat and a/c, 3 furnished bedrooms complete with ceiling fans, queen sized/double beds, adequate closet space and large windows with spectacular beach/ocean views. The 4th bedroom/bath is attached with a separate entrance. It is located on the southwest side of the main house, has Central AC and heat, ceiling fans and is perfect for that couple that wants a little more space and privacy. The tradeout though is the lack of ocean view.

We have WiFi throughout the main house and signals are strong on the deck and screened room.

The large open kitchen is equipped with nearly every conceivable appliance (both large and small). The Florida room/den includes a flat screen HDTV w/ cable, smart DVD player and a blue tooth speaker. The dining room with attached breakfast bar seats up to 12 total, and offers ocean views from all vantage points. Off the east entrance is our screened enclosure providing more than enough patio furniture for lounging and/or dining in the refreshing ocean breezes while taking in the panoramic view of beach and ocean below.

Located directly off the screened room is our patio/deck and barbecue area. This is my favorite spot at the end of a day. Relax right above the sand dunes by easing back into one of the comfortable chaise lounges, peer through the sea oats that dot the landscape and enjoy the miles and miles of white sandy beach! After dinner head down our private beach walkway, boat drink in hand, and enjoy a barefoot walk on the soft white sand. Truly restful vacations are so rare in our busy lives, you gotta grab them when you can! * THE REED BEACH HOUSE IS SPLIT LEVEL WITH STAIRS TO FRONT DOOR, BACK DOOR AND DOWN TO BEACH. Unfortunately, it is not recommended for those with impaired mobility.

*** Just added a new deck with built in table and seating down our steps and adjacent to our sea wall!! It's the most awesome spot to enjoy a cup of coffee while watching dolphins, pelicans, and osprey feed as the sun rises!

More Details

Owner
Denise Reed
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2018

About Denise Reed

My husband Monty and I live in Gainesville, Fl with our two teenage daughters. Monty is in the mining industry and I am a nurse. We purchased this beach house while living abroad so that we would have a place to call home during our frequent trips back to the U.S to visit friends and family. Since moving back to the U.S in 2010, we've been lucky enough to be able to escape to our Wilbur by the Sea home and recharge our batteries as often as possible. It is our hope that we will someday retire there, but for now, we enjoy being able to share our little slice of paradise with others and help them to make unforgettable memories.

Denise Reed purchased this house in 1999

Why Denise Reed chose Wilbur-By-The-Sea

It's old Florida! The way it used to be back before all the resort hotels, sky scraping condos, beach traffic and rowdy crowds. Our home has a quaint cottage feel. Our stretch of beach is quiet, safe and peaceful. So few things in life remain so simple. There's little doubt you're ON the beach the moment you enter the front door-our NO STRESS zone!!.

What makes this house unique

Privacy, Privacy, Privacy! No cars, no crowds, no hotels, no condos!! Fantastic views! We now have a sunrise coffee and evening cocktail deck (with seating) down over the dunes and just above our sea wall! I don't believe there's a section of public beach anywhere that offers more privacy than our little beach town!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Wilbur-By-The-Sea in Volusia County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Pantry Items ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Loads of amenities!! We have cooking condiments, coffee and filters, all linens, towels (including beach towels), blow dryer, all cooking utensils, flatware service for 12, soap,(laundry and bath). We have beach bikes that guests may use (ask Chad) and loads of beach toys and chairs. Please send your inquiry in order to get more information on this amazing beach house!!

Reviews

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A BEACH LOVER'S PARADISE!!! Beach House with views from every room in the house!
average rating of 4.882353 based on 34 reviews
Terre Haute, Indiana
5

You Made Our Vacation a Wonderful Experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful, kid friendly beach house. The atmosphere is laid-back just the way I wanted our vacation to feel. The owners made us feel very welcome with a gift basket and they were very informative as well. Every thing was supplied just as the owners said. The pictures posted on this site don't do the house or the beach justice. It is 10 times more beautiful in real life. We all had a wonderful experience.

Thank you Chad and Denise!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: August 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location and setup!

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. The house is well equipped and setup for families. We were happy to see minimal Knick-nacs as we had our 2 year old with us. The access to the beach and the multiple sitting areas are outstanding.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Super cute and perfect

  • 5 of 5

Everything you could want in a vacation at the beach!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun in the Sun

  • 4 of 5

Rented the beach house for Daytona 500 Speedweeks to attend the Nascar events. Cute house and we were greeted with fresh flowers when we arrived. Denise checked in with us many times during the stay. The house worked very well for our group for the week. The other nice thing is that there were some basic items there - like paper products, trash bags, spices & cooking oil. So often we have had rentals where you have to buy all of this stuff every time and we leave it when we are done since it's not perishable so it was nice to have the house stocked when we arrived. Hoping to rent again next year!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property was perfect! Right on the beach

  • 5 of 5

Denise was very helpful with absolutely everything. I would definitely come back and stay here and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a place to stay. Very clean and updated. Plenty of space and we LOVED the screened in porch!!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely beachfront cottage. House clean and comfortable.Denise was responsive to our needs. A great family house to make special memories. We had a wonderful time with our grandkids and children. We would love to come back. The Maxwells Ohio

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Daytona International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Crabby Joe's on the Sunglow Pier
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Boondock's bar and restaurant
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
Daytona Beach Shores
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:.....

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* swim.

* sandcastle.

* surf/paddleboard.

* long walks/bike rides.

* surf fishing.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* swim.

* build a sandcastle.

* surf and paddleboard.

* take long walks/bike rides.

* surf fishing/pier fishing.

Several miniature golf courses on the beach within a 10 minute drive. Daytona Beach is a mere 5 miles north: water park, Ocean Walk (with bars, restaurants, shops, boardwalk with rides, movie theatre), the Ocean Center Convention Centert, Main St.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Wilbur-By-The-Sea, USA

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 rates
26 May 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,946
for 7 nights
£1,946
 
 
Off Season Rate
18 Aug 2018 - 17 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,776
for 7 nights
£1,776
 
 
Biketoberfest 2018
18 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,184
 
 
Off Season Rate
21 Oct 2018 - 29 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,776
for 7 nights
£1,776
 
 
off Season
30 Dec 2018 - 8 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,861
for 7 nights
£1,861
 
 
Speed Week
9 Feb 2019 - 16 Feb 2019
8 night minimum stay
£2,284
 
 
spring break
2 Mar 2019 - 8 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,030
for 7 nights
£2,030
 
 
Bike Week 2019
9 Mar 2019 - 15 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,284
 
 
Spring break
16 Mar 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,030
for 7 nights
£2,030
 
 
Off Season
27 Apr 2019 - 24 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,861
for 7 nights
£1,861
 
 
summer rates
25 May 2019 - 16 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,030
for 7 nights
£2,030
 
 
Off Season
17 Aug 2019 - 11 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,861
for 7 nights
£1,861
 
 
Bikeoberfest 2019
16 Oct 2019 - 19 Oct 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,269
 
 
Off Season
20 Oct 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,861
for 7 nights
£1,861
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,030
for 7 nights
£2,030
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £375.95

Security deposit refunded within 7 days of check-out

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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