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!