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Casual Fun Beachin' It At The Beachcomber

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Welcome to Beachcomber - Our Little Slice of Paradise!

The Beachcomber is a private "old style Florida" oceanfront cottage, fully renovated and furnished for the enjoyment and relaxation of our guests. Pack your swim suit and toothbrush and come as you are! We have outfitted our home to make your stay as uncomplicated and laid-back as possible -- just what a beach vacation should be!

Check out the local 'strip' about a mile away for more choices of shopping and dining. Head back for a late day ocean dip. Throw some fresh seafood or steaks on the "barbie." Whip up a batch of your favorite cocktails. Kick back and watch for dolphin swimming by. Life is good!

This is the perfect place to create wonderful lasting memories with your family and friends! Come to celebrate a special event, anniversary, birthday, family reunion, or holiday. We feel confident you will be back year after year!

More Details

Owner
Dr. Brandon Kirsch
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2017

Why Dr. Brandon Kirsch chose Florida Central Atlantic Coast

The Beachcomber is vacationing at its best! This casual, understated beach cottage has all the charm of an old-style Florida retreat with the comfortable appointments of an up-scale, private resort.

We welcome our guests with all the amenities needed to make this your own little slice of Paradise... beach and swim toys, an outdoor gas grill, beach and patio furniture, even the sunscreen!

We invite you to make our home your home... stay for a weekend, stay for a month. Your memories of The Beachcomber will be sweetly savored.

Nuestra casa es su casa.

What makes this cottage unique

Picture yourself driving south on famed A1A into the village of Indian River Shores. You turn left onto Beachcomber Lane, just past the charming Village Shoppes, and in one-quarter of a mile you dead end at the Atlantic Ocean and The Beachcomber, your own private oceanfront retreat. The stress of the world is a thing of the past as your step from your car, breath in the fresh sea air, and gaze at the azure blue of the ocean.

From March to October you may spot a variety of sea turtles nesting at night on our beautiful shores. This is indeed the largest nesting grounds in the world for the Green Turtle. Loggerheads and several other species also choose the tranquil beaches of Indian River County to lay their eggs. The hatchlings, once fully grown, traverse the oceans of the world only to return to these same beaches to dig their nests.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Suite Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shared Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Outdoor Shower - Shower Enclosure
    Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Ocean Views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Ocean Views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 Bunk Bed
    Den - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Ocean Views
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

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Casual Fun Beachin' It At The Beachcomber
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews
4

Perfect beach view

  • 4 of 5

We flew into Orlando and drove 2 hours down to Vero Beach. It was hot during the ride, and my family was tired of traveling and questioning why I rented a house so far from the airport. However, when we arrived at the house they were elated. It's right on the coast; it's the first time we've rented a place right on the water. In addition, Vero Beach is a great town.

The negatives of the location are worth noting. The house is right next to a public access to the beach. One morning some unsavory characters were parked outside. Also, even though the exterminator came to the house early in the week, there were some large roaches inside by the end of our stay (it must be impossible to keep them out of a house - we also had some in our Disney hotel at the end of our trip).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us and providing your thoughtful comments. Foremost, I sincerely apologize that you did not have a 5-star worthy stay at the Beachcomber. The satisfaction and enjoyment of guests is my primary objective. I am always available to discuss ways to improve the experience of visitors. When things unexpectedly do not go as planned, I do my best to ensure they are addressed in such a manner that the overall experience remains 5-stars. As you are aware, the house is located on a quiet, private residential street. There are high end retailers (Tommy Bahama), restaurants (Citron Grill) and a gourmet grocery store (Alimentari) within a 5-7 minute walk. Most guests comment very favorably about the degree of privacy on our street. Often visitors write in their reviews and private comments how few people they see over the course of weeks or months. We have never had any criminal incident or concern expressed about suspicious individuals. Of note, virtually all beaches in Florida are public and there is generally open beach access at the end of each street. With respect to the bugs, I believe you are referring to palmettos. These are very common in Florida. We have lush, private grounds at the Beachcomber and this provides guests a beautiful and peaceful respite, as well as a habitat for natural wildlife. Generally, palmetto bugs only come inside when doors without screens are left open for prolonged periods of time. If you left your patio door open at Disney, this likely explains why you had a similar issue there as well. We have routine pest control maintenance at the house to protect from wildlife intrusion and maintain our grounds. Finally, Melbourne Airport is approximately 45 minutes away from the house and provides a convenient option for individuals who would prefer to avoid the traffic around Orlando (which can elongate travel time). Thank you again for your comments. We hope you otherwise enjoyed your stay and will consider visiting again.
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Fort Lauderdale, Fl
5

Vacations in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful nice decorated cottage, breathtaking views, amazing nature experience, outstanding Landlord!!!

Would definitely come back. We had the most peaceful family vacations here. A heavenly experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beach time fun

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The house was very convenient to the beach. The house has all the comforts of home.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful!!

  • 5 of 5

Most beautiful secluded spot I have ever vacationed in! The view is breathtaking and the home was definitely a HOME. Everything we needed and more!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Our own little paradise!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful property! Really felt like we were in our own little world. The house is stunning and yet very homey. . We visited with our 5 adult children and everyone had their own space. Three bathrooms and a washer dryer were much appreciated 😊򒠠Favorite moments for me were laying in bed and watching the sunrise and on our last night watching beautiful lightening illuminate the beach. The beach is gorgeous, the water just perfect and very few people around! Thank you for sharing your amazing home with us, we will miss you!

The Matthews Family

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cape Cod
5

Life on the Beach is Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the Beachcomber even more our second year! Great house, perfect location, friendly neighbors, beautiful beach.

Here's are the wonderful things about this place:

- the house is clean, well decorated, comfortable and casual.

- the master bedroom has a wonderful view of the sunrise, comfortable bed, nice bathroom and great walk-in closet.

- the kitchen has all the gadgets, cookware, dishes, glasses, and containers that you could possible need.

- multiple TVs in case we wanted to watch separate shows.

- comfortable outdoor seating on the porch

- perfect location at the end of a quiet street. Close to town. Easy walk to a little shopping.

- uncrowded beach

- Ocean - I can't get enough of it!

My dog Sadie patrolled the yard for rabbits, made friends with all the neighbors and barked at the other dogs on the beach. Fortunately she did not see the bobcat that wandered through early one morning (wish I had my camera!)

The beach steps at the foot of the yard became the neighborhood 'Corner', where we met for coffee, conversation and cocktails!

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Melbourne, FL
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Vinz, Cobalt, Mulligans, Ocean Grill, Casa de Este
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Sandridge
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
AIA
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Ocean Grill,Tides, Mulligans, Lemon Tree, Cravings
Nearest Beach
Your Backyard
Car: necessary

Vero Beach's charming oceanfront downtown is within one mile of the house. Browse local shops, enjoy an ice cream or delicious glass of fresh Indian River County orange juice, arguably the best in the world! On Saturday morning visit the local farmers market for fresh veggies or seafood to cook up later on the "barbie."

Chill out with a coffee or wine at one of the many bistros or wine bars. Hungry? Dining options range from beach fare to exquisite fine dining. Music? Venues offer something for everyone... from sublime piano bars, to Jimmy Buffet wannabes performing at beachfront casual bars. Want something a bit more cultural and refined?

The Vero Beach Museum of Art has an impressive permanent collection of art, in addition to lectures, concerts, a tasty cafe, and a lovely sculpture garden. Live concerts, plays, and stand-up comedy by outstanding equity performers are offered at Riverside Theatre. And check out Vero Beach Theatre Guild for impressive productions by local thespians.

Feeling adventurous.....Forty miles to the north, at Melbourne Zoo, there is a zipline and agility course to test your endurance and fitness level. Skill levels range from beginners to Black Diamond.

If you need a change of pace from boating, snorkeling, diving, fishing, kayaking, swimming, and surfing, check out our local micro brewery, winery, movie theatres, bowling lanes, or miniature golf. Or maybe expand your mind with some of the amazing educational experiences available locally.

The McCarty and Mel Fisher Treasure Museums offer outstanding exhibits and artifacts recovered from ship wrecks that sank just off our shore in 1715 and giving our area recognition as "Florida's Treasure Coast." The UDT Navy Seals Museum will inspire and stir your patriotic juices. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, the Environmental Learning Center, and the Smithsonian Ecosystem Marine Center each offer an amazing opportunity to explore more about the delicate balance of our local environment.

The McKee Botanical Garden is a not-to-be-missed site for any plant or flower lover, offering a spectacle of nature any season of the year. Orchids, bromeliads, water lilies, exotic blooming plants and palms from every corner of the world made this a tourist attraction long before Walt Disney's vision forever changed Florida.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Vero Beach, Florida

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
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,830
for 4 nights
From
£411
£2,652
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
XMAS/NYE
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£2,652
for 6 nights
From
£411
£2,652
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Other Peak Season
7 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,830
for 4 nights
From
£411
£2,652
£8,408
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,049
for 3 nights
From
£288
From
£370
Thu,Fri,Sat
£2,035
£5,941
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £185.2
Additional Guest Fee £18.52 per person per night
Pet Fee £74.08
Damage Deposit £370.4

Check-in time is 3PM and check-out time is 11AM. In consideration of our neighbors, WE ARE UNABLE TO HOST EVENTS. THERE IS A PET FEE. Failure to disclose your intention to keep pets on premises will result in FORFEITURE OF DEPOSIT. Maximum occupancy is 8 people. There is a surcharge of $25 per guest per night for bookings with more than 6 guests. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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