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Kate's Places - 2bed/2bath updated Beach Veranda. Contact us for Daily Rates

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Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in New Smyrna Beach - Forest by the Sea BeachVeranda

Sea Woods Is A 50 Acres Of Lush Greens Across The Street From The No-Drive Beach


This is one of Kate's Places, high quality home away from home.

Forest by the Sea - the Sea Woods is a magical place in New Smyrna Beach. Situated amongst 50+ acres of lush landscaping of mature trees and plants, is our high quality 2 bedroom 2 bathroom luxuriously furnished, fully equipped and meticulously cleaned Kate's Veranda. Kate's veranda is located in the best location in this resort-style community. Away from the street and close to beach path, pool and gym.

The community has walking biking trails, 2 clubhouses, 3 pools, 4 tennis courts, gyms, saunas and other recreational facilities. The heated pool is only steps to our Veranda, as well as a gym, sauna and a library. We provide bottled water, coffee, teas, sodas, breakfast items and snacks for our guests' arrival. There are surf boards, boogie boards, beach chairs, beach towels and beach toys for your beach fun. We also have beach cruisers available upon request. An outdoor charcoal BBQ for a summer time cook out.

The Sea Woods is quiet and private yet close to shopping and restaurants. It is right across the street from the no-drive beach, yards to the sand. Sea Woods is a 15 minute drive to Daytona International Airport, 60 minute drive to Orlando Airport and Orlando Theme Parks. Historic St. Augustine is only an hour away.

Sea Woods is a truly unique special place by the Atlantic ocean. There is a magical spirit in the air that calms your mind and soul as soon as you enter Sea Woods - the Forest by the Sea. Many of our guests have told us that they and their children have had the best sleep ever at our veranda. Our children can hear the fairies flying with the ocean breeze at night under the moonlight and stars shinning ever so bright above the ocean sky ..... Come and experience the Forest by the Sea where the rest of the world just fades away ~~~~~~~~~

Welcome to Kate’s Place!

Kate’s Places are the gems of New Smyrna Beach for vacation-home seekers. When you find a vacation home that is one of Kate’s Places, you can be rest assured knowing that you have found a high quality spacious town-home carefully chosen for its safe and convenient location, tastefully furnished with comfortable quality furniture, fully supplied, meticulously cleaned and supported by the most caring people.

Kate’s Places are all spacious HOMES not apartments. They are especially designed for Snowbirds and families that are looking for comfortable vacation homes for a longer stay. They all have 2 to 3 bedrooms with 2 to 3 bathrooms. Most have patios and porches with gorgeous views of golf courses, lakes or lush greenery.

Kate’s Places are finely furnished, fully equipped with WIFI, premium cable, 50” to 55" SMART TVs, and complete kitchens for everyday cooking and baking. There are surfboards, boogie boards, beach chairs, beach towels and beach toys waiting for your beach fun time. Guests are greeted with bottled water, coffee, teas, sodas, snacks and breakfast items for the first day of arrival. Upon request, we can also provide beach cruisers and housekeeping ...

Perfect Florida town-homes in charming quaint New Smyrna Beach! New Smyrna Beach is the best-hidden little secret on the Atlantic Shore, and Kate’s Places are the gems of this quaint beach town.

Relax, indulge and be pampered, you are at a Kate’s Place, you are HOME!

Please see all our listings: VRBO Listing #679640, #679245, #694144, #733173 and #721253.


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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish, Mandarin, 讲中文。 Español desponible de los interesados.
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Calendar last updated:
10 October, 2016
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About Kate

My family and I live locally and we love this special quaint beach town. We discovered that when we have friends and family come to visit us and stay here for a while, they all become more relaxed, healthier and much happier. When they have to leave, they all can't wait to return again. Many of them have told us that there is something so very special about New Smyrna Beach, something that brings so much joy and excitement to the children; something that brings peace and romance to the grownups and something that brings health and happiness to the grandparents and other Young-at-Hearts. We decided that we would like to share with more people this wonderful experience and help to bring them more happiness and beautiful memories of New Smyrna Beach. That is why we now have several high quality vacation homes designed for families and couples that are looking for a comfortable stay at safe and conveniently located communities near the beach, golf courses, shopping and restaurants. Please see all our listings: VRBO Listing #679640, #679245, #694144, #733173, and #721253..

Kate purchased this villa in 2015

Why Kate chose Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Sea Woods is a magical place in New Smyrna Beach! Across the street from no-drive beach, amongst 50 acres of lush foresty landscape is our 2 bedroom 2 bathroom luxuriously furnished, fully equipped veranda with all recreational facilities on site.

This beautiful beach veranda is on the ground floor and by the heated pool, gym and a library. A short walk to the sand or ride your bike across the street to the beach.

The veranda is renovated with tiled living room floor and faux wood floor for bedrooms.

The spacious patio is screened and tiled.

A fantastic vacation home in a convenient yet quiet area, one of the best location in Sea Woods.

What makes this villa unique

Sea Woods has the best of all worlds: Steps to the no-drive safer beach; private and quiet; nestled amongst lush shady trees; near many restaurants and shopping - close to everything yet away from it all.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Kate and John were so accommodating and kind. They placed the meals I ordered from Plated, in the refrigerator and freezer the day before we arrived. They provided cream cheese, bagels, coffee, tea, water and chips, and were attentive to questions we had on the best restaurants and grocery stores. I felt very much at ease knowing they were easily accessible for any concerns we had. They even provided washing machine soap, softener, shampoo, conditioner..you name it. It felt like home. The location was superb! Just a few short blocks to the pristine private beach. We loved the little trail through the woods by sea. It was so nice to have shade in the sweltering heat. The neighborhood was quiet and very appealing. Everyday when we came in from surfing, the pool was a nice way to cool down and relax. The pool was spotlessly clean and just a few steps from the veranda. The porch was very nice to hang out in the early morning. Kate, hats off to you for the great job of decorating. I have very similar taste as you. Thank you for rushing to get the place ready in time for us. Your meticulous attention to detail is very much appreciated. Thanks so much! It was a pleasure to rent from you two! If and when we come back, we will put you at the top of the list! Sicerely, Teresa, Rob, and Dan
Jun 2015
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based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

Kate's Places - 2bed/2bath updated Beach Veranda. Contact us for Daily Rates
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Peaceful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved our stay! We walked in to a very clean, peaceful environment with a personalized welcome message and calming music playing. The touches were so thoughtful! We loved being within walking distance to the beach. It was so nice having access to some beach toys so we did not have to purchase anything for that. Kate had some great recommendations for us on restaurants and things to do. This was our first time staying somewhere other than a hotel while on vacation and I think we will be doing it again!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Sea Woods. Kate's Place is by far one of the best places we have ever stayed. The condo was clean, comfortable, and beautifully decorated. Loved sitting out on the veranda in the mornings to read and have a cup of tea. The heated pool, which was just steps from our front door, was great to relax in after a day at the beach or shopping. All essentials were provided. Kate and John were delightful. Kate was always quick to answer any questions we had when we were making arrangements for our stay. John was there to rescue us on our first night there after we walked too far down the beach to find a place to eat. It was getting dark by the time we finished eating. He was coming to our place to show us around and swung by the restaurant to pick us up.

There is so much to do in New Smyrna Beach and surrounding areas. The beach is directly across the street from the front entrance to Sea Woods and is a beautiful beach to soak up the sun or just take a refreshing walk. There are so many great restaurants to choose from and lots of quaint little shops on Canal and Flagler. The Hub on Canal St. is a great place to visit to see local artists and to purchase their art works. We took a day trip to Blue Springs State Park to go on an eco tour on the St. John's River Cruise and another day trip to Mt. Dora, enjoying a shopper's paradise.

Definitely will be returning for another vacation at Kate's Place. Thanks so much Kate and John for your hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My sister and I were welcomed by John and Kate, John unloaded the vehicle while Kate showed us our home for the month of April. We felt very special. Amazing and caring couple that do everything they can to make you feel at home. And we did ! Loved the veranda, walked the beach daily (just a short walk away), and basked in the warm sun by the heated pool. Everything one needed was there to enjoy in comfort. It was our first time, so the recommendations were welcomed. Memories! Memories! Thank you John and Kate for making us feel at home.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 10 weeks, mid January to the end of March and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is a lovely unit and Kate and Jon were very accommodating, even leaving some snacks and bottled water to start us off when we arrived. The location was perfect, we were just a short 5 minute walk to the beautiful no drive beach and 20 steps from the heated pool. Grocery stores were near by also. Seawoods is a nice area to walk through, people are very friendly. We would certainly recommend this unit to others and hope to return ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our vacation! Kate was incredibly helpful and thoughtful. Kate demonstrated a level of service that I've never experienced elsewhere. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Special Place

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic place for any and all. My family (wife, three kids [ages 4,3 & 1]) and I enjoyed every aspect of this condo. It is well kept, quiet, comfortable and safe. Only steps from the private pool and not a bad walk to the beach. We arrived late on Friday, so Kate asked for the kids favorite breakfast food and made sure it was waiting for us. Every detail was thought of: restaurant recommendations, snacks, bottle water, beach toys, boogie boards, soap, shampoo, towels, TVs, etc. Side story: Our car wouldn't start one evening and we didn't have jumper cables. I called Kate (owner) and she offered to go to the store buy jumper cables and drive over and help us. You will not find someone who cares more about people and will do anything to ensure you have a wonderful stay.

I would recommend this place to anyone and will definitely be going back!! Book it now...

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Daytona International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
95; A1A
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sonapa Grille, Chases, C's waffles, Beach and Thai
Nearest Beach
New Smyrna Beach
Car: recommended

This luxurious 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms resort style own-home is only yards from sand. There are many areas nearby for dolphin and manatee watch, surfing, kayaking, boating, fishing and horseback riding, etc. Great restaurants and shopping are nearby. A short 15 minutes drive to Daytona Speedway and Daytona International Airport. Kennedy Space Center is about 35 minutes. Only 45-70 minutes from Orlando International Airport and theme parks such as Disney, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Legoland...


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in New Smyrna Beach, Florida Central Atlantic Coast

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Charity Events-Inquire Rates
31 Aug 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Christmas 2016
1 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Summer 2017
1 May 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Fall 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £410
One time cleaning fee £102
Tax Rate 12.5%



Sorry - no pets and no smoking.

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Cancellation must be made 60 days prior to reservation check in date to avoid penalty.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in New Smyrna Beach in Florida

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • resort
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Twin Suite Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Twin Suite - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • 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
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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