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Beach Front Retreat!

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Things Are Better At The Sea.

Four bedroom oceanfront home on private beach on a large lot. The neighborhood is quiet yet close to shops, restaurants and public guarded beach. House is being completely Updated with all new furniture, carpet and paint. The present pictures posted are the previous furnishings.

Owner very responsive to your satisfaction. I want your vacation to be your best vacation.

There is a large deck on ocean side to watch the sun rise over the ocean and a small deck on the front to watch the sun set.

Spend the in-between time playing on the beach.

More Details

Property Manager
gene kane
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 October, 2017


Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Melbourne, Fl
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Car: recommended

Charming, peaceful, beautiful home in a central location close to the oceanside downtown.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Vero Beach in Indian River County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • 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 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • master - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , powder room
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • all new mattresses 4 bedrooms, sleep 8 can arrange bed in office off the master for small child.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

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Beach Front Retreat!
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews

Most peaceful, relaxing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had 6 adults staying a week in August. We absolutely loved the privacy of the house and beach! It was so nice to be able to relax and get away from work and stress. The house was beautiful and we had plenty of room for all of us. I would definitely recommend this as a rental for anyone needing a peaceful vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location badly let down by the accomodation

  • 3 of 5

Knowing Vero Beach very well, as we owned a property on the beach until 2015, my wife and I decided to go back for a nice and quite vacation on the beach. The location was breath taking, and despite the house being clean there was nothing waiting for us after a 12 hour trip. Despite their advert referring to "pantry items", there was nothing. No coffee, no milk, basically nothing and after the long trip, we had to go out at 20.30 and buy at least the very basics we would have expected from "pantry items".

The following morning, we decided to step out into the deck to sunbathe only to find out that the furnishings shown in their photos had been replaced by very old, rusty items totally unsuitable for anyone to seat down and no sun lounges as shown on the photos.

The owner was very responsive on the lack of lounges and within a couple of hours he brought two lounges (the ones shown on the advert photos), we shouldn't have had to ask though. The point is, if you show anything on the advert photos, make sure they are there for your guests.

Unfortunately the mention of the house going through refurbishment doesn't reflect the state of several items, including the deck with raised wood boards, rusty and very dangerous nails and extremely dangerous outside furniture, which is falling to bits and has large pieces of rust sticking out. If you have children, be aware that the deck is surrounded by several metal wires which will not hold a child if they lean against it and they will fall about 12 feet or more into the ground below.

As I mentioned, the house it self was very clean but what a shame about the condition of the bedding on the master bedroom. The pillows were very badly stained and if we had known that we would have brought our own pillows, they were simply disgusting and not acceptable.

Wonderful location but the house is just not worth the money being asked!

One final comment, make sure you buy plenty of cockroach spray as there were quite a few every day, from one inch to three inches in length.

I did put these comments to the owner with lots of accompanying photos and so far he did not reply!

Would I rent it again? definitely NOT!

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Horacio, I am sorry to hear of your disappointment. This is the first I am hearing of it. I never received any complaints or photos from you. You called me and requested lounge chairs. I went out immediately and purchased them. I saw you on the beach and told you to reach out if you need anything. I got the impression everything was fine. I have an annual pest control service for the house and yard. I appreciate your comments as positive criticism and will correct all items mentioned. Thank you! Best Regards. Gene
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Beachfront Paradise

  • 5 of 5

My family really enjoyed our stay at Beach Front Retreat, from the first inquiry to the checking out of the property upon our departure the owner was accessible, friendly and accommodating. This two story home was easily accessible in a nice neighborhood and it sits right on the beach which can be viewed from almost every room on the second floor (only one bedroom looked out over the front of the property) - the kitchen, living room, family room and master bedroom; with large picture windows and sliding doors this property brings the outside in. There is nothing better than waking up to the sound of the ocean lapping on the shore while the sun rises above the horizon. The home was clean upon arrival and well stocked with all of the basic necessities so we didn't have to stock up on any staples immediately upon our arrival. The owner even made sure that there were toiletries in each bathroom and paper goods in the kitchen which happens to be laid out very nicely for people to gather in/around the area. This spacious home was a perfect fit for my family of five, everyone had their own, comfortable place to rest or just hang out; we would definitely love to return to this rental property.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Beach house

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at this beautiful beach front home in Vero Beach in mid August and had an amazing time. The direct beach access, the comforts provided in the home with a grill, huge kitchen and seating for our family, 2 laundry rooms, and the split floor plan gave everyone space within the home. The grandparents adjusted fine to climbing the stairs and the family enjoyed the beautiful quiet beach. Gene was easily accessible and made us feel very welcome. We hope to return next summer.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Manny and his family are wonderful guests. Thank you for choosing us for you vacation!
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Thank you Gene!

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I had a wonderful stay at Gene's Beach Front Retreat. Both Gene and his wife could not have been any more hospitable. They did everything possible to ensure our trip was relaxing and comfortable. When this listing said, "beach front," wow did it mean beach front! We truly were steps away from the beach and ocean. It was amazing to spend the days and nights listening to the crashing waves. The home is very large and spacious. Our grandchildren and friends were able to join us for a few days and we never felt crowded. We also enjoyed the restaurants, movie theaters and shopping in Vero Beach. It was a great way to spend the month of February.

The only other thing I would mention is that the kitchen, master bedroom and main living area are on the second floor. If you have difficulty navigating steps, this would not be the place for you simply due to the layout.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Linda And Carl. It was a pleasure having you. You are the perfect guests! Best wishes to you both!
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  • 5 of 5

A fabulous vacation on the Treasure Coast!

This is by far the nicest vacation our family has ever experienced .

Great views, fishing in our back yard,spacious home with everything we needed. Easy shopping and great restaurants.

We really did not want to ever leave.

Gene is a wonderful host,available and very easy to work with.

WE can not wait to return!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Vero Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
18 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
new year
31 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £151.64
cleaning £227.46
Tax Rate 11.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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