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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Large private 3/2 pool home close to beach shopping and entertainment

WE WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING WINTER 2018 RESERVATIONS ON JUNE 1, 2017. Beautiful 3/2/2 pool home with large tropical/private back yard in quiet Sandpiper Bay subdivision. Comfort and privacy while conveniently located close to the beach (8 miles to Hutchinson Island Beachfront park), shopping (3.3 miles to Treasure Coast Mall, golf (2.3 miles to The Saints at Port St Lucie) and entertainment in every direction. The house has an updated fully stocked kitchen , 3 nicely appointed bedrooms, 2 large updated bathrooms, 2 large living areas, and a separate home office. 2700 sq ft of relaxation including a large, screened in ground pool and patio/bbq area. Master Bedroom has a queen bed and master bath (glass enclosed shower, toilet, double vanity). The 2nd (guest) bedroom has a queen bed, the 3rd bedroom has 2 twin beds. All bedrooms are fully appointed and equipped with Flat Screen TVs and DVD players. The Large, screened, in-ground pool has a covered lanai and a "in your own world" lush tropical setting. The sun shines on the pool almost all day but there is also plenty of shade if you want it! The yard has coconut trees, lemons, banana and papaya trees and pineapples! We begin taking reservations for Winter 2018 starting June 1, 2017. Maximum rental period is 60 days or less. Children 6 years and older are welcome.


More Details

Rich and Fran Kugel
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 February, 2017

About Rich and Fran Kugel

We are Rich and Fran Kugel. We are easy to reach and will do our utmost to be sure your stay in our home is enjoyable and stress free.

Rich and Fran Kugel purchased this house in 2013

Why Rich and Fran Kugel chose Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Our fully updated home is nestled on a large estate lot surrounded by tropical palms, coconut and papaya trees in a quiet peaceful subdivision just minutes from Jensen Beach, Treasure Coast Mall, golfing, restaurants and more.

What makes this house unique

Large private pool (big enough for the entire family!) and the home offers great privacy and peaceful relaxation yet is close and convenient to everything. The back yard/pool area is surrounded by lush tropical foliage which offers privacy and a tropical resort feel. Morning coffee and evenings are especially peaceful and tranquil overlooking the pool and listening to the fountains and birds.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is a great house and everything we needed was there from dishes to wifi. Close to shopping and beaches. The neighborhood was quiet and very well maintained, it was a real home away. The owners were very friendly and helpful responding to our questions with a quick email or phone call. Only drawback was the pool was unheated and we were not able to really use it the water was just to cold, although we did enjoy the screened in patio area.
Feb 2015
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Absolutely Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful - had everything we needed and more. We used the pool almost everyday. I loved the piano in the house. Was also able to keep up with work by setting up my computer in the office and using the printer that was there. We were close to everything - beach, restaurants, stores etc. The house was the cleanest rental I have ever stayed in. Everyone in the neighborhood was very friendly. We had one small plumbing problem and Fran had it fixed in less than 24 hours. We loved the botanical gardens and the Saturday Farmers Market in Ft Pierce. Not enough time to do everything in the area. We loved Port St Lucie and Papaya Paradise. Thank you for sharing your lovely home.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Janet! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you come back when you get the chance. Rich and Fran
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Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean. Having an additional room as an office, was ideal. Fresh Papayas and lemons were an unexpected benefit. The house is well equipped and has anything that you may need to make your vacation easy, relaxing and stress free. The owners are very responsive and really try to make sure your vacation is all you expected.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Yaro, we appreciate your kind review and hope to hear from you again!
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, organized and accommodating! Rich & Fran were fantastic hosts...quick to respond to anything we needed. A true home away from home. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

Home was beautiful!! Very clean. Home is in a great quiet neighborhood, minutes from everything. It was everything I wanted it to be when we came back to PSL to visit. Felt like home!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi John, We are so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay! We aim to please and hope that you will bring your family back next year! Warm regards, Rich and Fran
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Port St Lucie

  • 5 of 5

Clean, clean, with everything you need

Highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Barbara. So glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Very clean, comfortable home stocked with all you need. Quiet neighborhood, yet close to major roads

  • 5 of 5

Papaya Paradise was definitely the cleanest of several homes we've rented in the past. Well-equipped kitchen and bathrooms. TV's in all bedrooms as well as living room kept teenagers happy at night. Great laundry room and plenty of towels.

Also helpful was the push button front entry and garage door opener. Rich and Fran really made it easy to settle in quickly and get busy with your vacation activities. Would love to return!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Adrienne, so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having you come back!
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Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Palm Beach International via I-95
Nearest Golf
1.4 Miles
The Saints at Port St. Lucie Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
US 1
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Hutchinson Island Beachfront Park
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Port Saint Lucie, Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter II
1 Dec 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £122 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £64
Tax Rate 11.5%

Rates are subject to change until confirmation is received. Pool safety fence is available and will only be installed upon request from renter(s) at least three (3) days prior to arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Port Saint Lucie in Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Master bath has double vanity, glass enclosed shower
    Guest Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Large guest bath has single vanity, tub/shower combo
  • plenty of towels, wash clothes provided
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Bed, standard closet; flatscreen tv & dvd player
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 2 twin beds with standard closet; flatscreen TV & DVD player
    Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Master Bath with walk-in Closet; Flatscreen TV
  • All bedrooms come with 2 sets of bed linens.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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