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Private home, family fun, relax, sunbath, fish, enjoy life, in the pool or beach

15 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Ortona South - CASA PLAYA

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 6 comfortably pool, centrally located beachside

Get a taste of life on the beach in our 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1925 Mediterranean style home; located just 3 blocks from "the worlds most famous beach". This beautiful home boasts a large in-ground saltwater pool (NOT HEATED), with screened in lanai that will provide tons of relaxation and family fun alike. There is also access to a large deck with grill located off the kitchen that will make for the perfect outdoor meals. Our home also features a massive family room with ornamental fireplace, plenty of seating and a new 50 inch HDTV with DVD. The full, eat in kitchen and dining room hold seating for six, as well as counter-top seating at the breakfast bar. All three bedrooms (one king, one queen, two twin) have brand new mattresses with all new linens and towels included in your stay. All bedrooms are equipped with ceiling fans, with televisions in the master and twin rooms. There are two full bathrooms, along with a washer and dryer that is located in the basement. With the curved archways, 11 foot ceilings, red oak floors. rich outdoor living space and beaches just a short stroll away, we know this house will become your favorite home away from home.

Swimming, relaxing, shopping at beach shops, playing arcades on the Main street board walk or eating out at the many conveniently located restaurants is part of your vacation experience. Or another option maybe enjoy fresh caught local seafood that you can prepare in your full service kitchen or use of the deck grill. We are minutes from Daytona International airport and Daytona Speedway. Reach out a little further to Flagler pier or historic Saint Augustine to the north or travel south to Ponce Inlet Light House or Cape Canaveral. We are also just over an hour to Orlando airport, Universal Studios and Disney World. Local transportation by Voltran bus is a half block away on the corner. Rentals are from Saturday to Saturday with some exception please contact owner for any variation

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Dale & Janice Pennington
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2016
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based on 15 holidaymaker reviews

Private home, family fun, relax, sunbath, fish, enjoy life, in the pool or beach
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Daytona 2016

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful stay. All the other reviews were correct. The house is much larger than it looks and was well kept. We enjoyed the pool

so much. A week at the beach was not long enough. We will definitely be going back next year. Thank you Dale & Janice for sharing your beautiful

home with us.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Much larger than it looks!

  • 5 of 5

We just finished our trip staying Casa Playa over the July 4th week and what a wonderful property! The house is much bigger than the pictures display and was plenty of room for our family of four (2 adults, 2 children ages 8/4) and hosting nightly dinners for other relatives that were staying in The Daytona Beach area for the week at other properties. The pool area was perfect for our kids to relax in the afternoon after we wore them out at the beach, and provided a nice way to spend the afternoon in a bit of shade. Beach is less than a 3 minute drive, and close to many restaurants, grocery store, and the Oceanwalk district. Located on a very quiet street this property is perfect for any family visiting Daytona Beach! The owners Dale and Janice were very easy to work with and communicated entrance/exit instructions extremely well! Would book here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We spent about three weeks at the house. I don't have enough words to describe what a wonderful experience we had staying there. The house was absolutely perfect, frankly everything was perfect; the location, the pool, weather and working with Mr. Pennington.

If you are used to staying at a 4 Seasons or the Ritz, this may not be for you. However, the house is definitely a charming, comfortable and perfect older home. We could definitely call it home for the time we stay there.

Mr. Pennington was also wonderful to work, he was very attentive to our needs, fair and most importantly "honest" in all his dealings. I wish all humans could treat each other with as much respect, consideration, and integrity as he did with us.

In closing, if you are looking for a wonderful fine dining place, please go to Anna's Trattoria on Seabreeze. We spent $200,00 for six people to eat including tips, it may sound like a lot of money, but I promise you it was worth every penny. On the flip side, if you want to try a more chill place with a more upbeat vibe, try the Sandbar in Cocoa Beach, just remember the portions are huge there.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family get away

  • 5 of 5

It was a Great place to be for my Mother's 81 Birthday! She picked the restaurant, Aunt Catfish, it was a big hit for everyone! My daughter, sister and 2 grand children loved the pool area! The house is much bigger than any of us thought it would be, being all women we loved the spacious kitchen and the counter is gorgeous! The location was wonderful for the beach park, restaurants. We even enjoyed evening walks to the beach and around the neighborhood, loved looking at the older mansions along the river. We even had a game night. Thank you for sharing your house with us!

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you all had such a wonderful time, especially Mom! Glad you enjoyed the pool as well. Our family too loves game night with generations having fun all together. We tried to supply games, books, puzzles etc so everyone no mater what age can enjoy themselves or all together. See you next year and thank you for your kind words Best Dale and Janice
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Perfect location for our family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a great two week family holiday at Dale and Janice's vacation home. I always do a lot of reading when booking a rental property and was very pleased that the listing description was accurate about all it had stated. In fact, I found much more than I expected. There was so much room for the adults and kids. Janice and Dale have done a lot to create a comfortable, clean and well equipped home. I appreciated the binder with all of the necessary information and suggestions re the local area - that was very helpful. As well, Dale was always quick to respond to any of my questions. The decor really added so much to the home - loved the historical touches (lots of photos from days gone by). The close proximity of the beach (great daily walk) and the privacy of the backyard pool were both great and quickly became part of our daily routine. The location of the home was perfect. We enjoyed the day in St. Augustine and had hoped to get to the Kennedy Space Center but ran out of time. Universal Studios was just over an hour away. Closer to home, Sugar Mill Park was an unexpected pleasure. The Antique stores, the chocolate factory (delicious) and some great shopping were all in the general area. Check out the Riptide Restaurant - good dinner.

I look forward to spending another holiday at Dale and Janice's. Thank you for all the extra effort! It shows how much you care to help make our holidays a positive experience.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Perfect home away from home vacation for our family of 5. Very relaxing with lots to do in the area. The pool was a HUGE hit. Beds incredibly comfortable. Communication from owner was great. Loved our stay and recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks!! We love our vintage home with its many options. Happy to share so "we all" can have great vacation memories. Please come back anytime.
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Nearest Airport
8.8 Miles
Daytona Beach International
Nearest Train
37 Miles
Sunrail commuter train to Orlando
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
A1A (Atlantic Blvd)
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
3 blocks till your feet are wet
Car: recommended

Daytona Boardwalk 2.4 miles, 5 minutes

Main Street 2.5 miles, 6 minutes

Daytona International Speedway. 6.5 miles, 15 minutes

Daytona Beach Airport 8 miles, 18 minutes

Tomoka State Park 9 miles, 20 minutes

Daytona Famous Flea market 9.2 miles, 20 minutes

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse 13.2 miles, 24 minutes

Flagler Beach Pier 17 miles, 28 minutes

Orlando Airport 74 miles, 1 hour 13 minutes


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ortona South, Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Daytona 500
25 Feb 2017 - 4 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Bike Weeks
10 Mar 2017 - 19 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
28 May 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £82
Property Damage Protection £48
Cleaning fee £106
Tax Rate 12.5%

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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ortona South in Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1705 sq. ft.
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large walk in shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Ceiling fan, TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Ceiling fan, Pool access through French doors
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bath, ceiling fan, HDTV, closet, storage
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Yoga mats available located in the master bedroom

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