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History Loves Company

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue

Overview

About the property

Newly Restored Bungalow Loft Apartment In Historic Downtown Stuart, Florida

Ideal for a romantic getaway for two, or a single person traveling for business or pleasure, buried in tropical foliage, the Loft on California is cozy 400 square-foot 2nd story walk up bird's nest atop of a meticulously restored 1926 bungalow style private home located in the Frazier's Addition garden district in historic downtown Stuart, Florida.

The roofline apartment is packed with upgraded features including king size bed, large bathroom with sparkling custom artisan tiled shower stall, floor to ceiling stained glass windows, newly remodeled full kitchen with stone counter tops, wood floors, sitting area with large flat screen TV, cable and WiFi.

The living area is nearly doubled by the secluded adjacent outdoor deck/lounge area surrounded by tropical foliage and overhead trellis.

Unit access is via private exterior staircase to a programmable keypad entry door. You can program your own private code so there is no fussing with lost keys.

If cooking in the spotless new fully equipped kitchen is not on your agenda, historic downtown Stuart, situated on the waterfront of the St. Lucie River, is a five minute walk to multiple restaurants and bars covering all budgets from waterfront fine dining and seafood, to casual Thai/sushi, sports bar and Italian food. Dress it up or dress it down with shorts and flip flops...anything goes in the relaxed and casual south Florida environment.

The centerpiece of downtown Stuart is the historic Lyric Theater performing arts center offering great seasonal live music and theatrical performances. Downtown also offers great shopping for clothes, fine art, crafts, salons, yoga and massage therapy.

Pristine beaches are a 10 minute drive or a 20 minute bike ride.

Come visit us, history loves company!

More Details

Owner
Bruce Wall
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2017

About Bruce Wall

Kim and Bruce are a very warm, welcoming and laid back couple who live onsite. They are there if you need them, but otherwise are out of sight if you don't. All of the stained glass in the residence was designed and by Kim. Now a retired glass artist, Kim is a professional pastry chef who enjoys creating edible art. Bruce, who has worked in the aerospace industry for many years, is a seasoned water sportsman who enjoys paddle boarding, surfing, fishing and scuba diving. Don't let him convince you to try out his Indo Board balance trainer, you may end up on your rear end with a bruised ego...nothing that an ice cold beer won't heal.

Bruce Wall purchased this apartment in 1989

Why Bruce Wall chose Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Whether is it is a lovable puss-in-boots or a 1926 old Florida bungalow, Kim and Bruce are always looking for a good rescue project. In a sad state of neglect and disrepair, in 1989 they fell in love with and purchased this charming bungalow style home and over the years have meticulously and personally restored this home to it's original charm, yet have elevated it to a new level by tastefully integrating modern features and upgrades.

What makes this apartment unique

Old Stuart and the Loft on California turn the clock back to a 1960's Key West back-street vibe with great privacy and immense charm, without the hustle bustle of present day Key West. With shopping, dining, recreational and leisure amenities within walking distance or a short drive, all you need for a great stay with us is within a lazy arm's reach.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Stuart in Martin County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , large shower
  • Large Master Bath with shower dressing area
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • King size bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

History Loves Company
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews
5

Cozy yet spacious apartment. Ideal location.

  • 5 of 5

Well-appointed. Made good use of the kitchen and delightful deck. Great location. Close to all downtown Stuart restaurants and shopping. Cute neighborhood and great access to music venues, too.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

clean, private, close to shops and restaurants

  • 5 of 5

great stay, would stay again next time in Stuart!

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great getaway in an amazing location

  • 5 of 5

Close to beaches (with plenty of parking), close to downtown and the riverwalk. Adorable place with plenty to do nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming apartment

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 5 nights at this wonderful apartment. The location is perfect, just a short walk to town. The beach is a quick car ride away. The apartment has all the comforts of home along with being beautifully decorated. The porch is private and perfect for just chilling out. We really enjoyed our stay and will be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fun visit with the girls!

  • 5 of 5

What a great find! This rental has it all in an eclectically designed compact space. It's within walking distances to shops, restaurants and bars or provides a relaxing place to chill on the deck. Kim and Bruce made us feel right at home. We look forward to staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely charming!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for 3 days while visiting family in the area. The property is a renovated attic that is cute as can be! The bath is really good size and the other space was perfect for us. The host left us the ingredients for mimosas which started the stay in the right frame of mine. Good size deck, quiet street in the historic district and an easy walk to the downtown shopping and restaurant areas. We will definitely be staying here again!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
42 Miles
West palm beach
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
severel within walking distince
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Martin county
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
12 within waking distince
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Stuart Beach
Car: not necessary

Located in downtown stuart electric shuttle will pick you up

moped and bike rental two blocks away

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Stuart, 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
 
summer
21 Apr 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£221
for 3 nights
From
£74
£515
£1,732
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£260
for 3 nights
From
£87
£606
£2,078
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 12.0%

no smoking inside on deck area

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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