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Tropical Paradise! Perfect for large families!!

Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Space 4,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

6 bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 14 in beds)

Luxury home with endless amenities! Relax on your private balcony off the master bedroom. Witness the most amazing sunsets! Fish off the dock. Swim in the pool or melt in the hot tub after grilling on the summer kitchen. If you love to cook, you will love the main house kitchen with granite counter tops, top of the line appliances, and subzero refrigerator!

The home does not qualify as a wedding venue. I am okay with the ceremony being in the backyard. However the reception would have to be held somewhere else.

Paddle Board and Kayak and canoe available with a $500 refundable deposit.

Take a day trip to any of the fun filled theme parks in Orlando. Or just spend the day at the beach. Take a tour of the Kennedy Space Center and then sink your teeth into some fresh caught and cooked seafood down at Port Canaveral and watch the cruise ships come in.

The dock is 250 feet long and has accommodated a 50 foot sail boat. Water is 6 feet deep at the end of the dock. Has electric and water hook-ups.

A waterfront paradise!

Keywords: Private home, pool, hot tub,outdoor kitchen, separate guest house,near ocean, Disney world, theme parks, on the river, large dock, would accommodate any size boat. Perfect location for intimate weddings and receptions. Very Photographic. Featured in magazines and newspapers. Many photo shoots done here.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2018

About Toni

I purchased this property and rebuilt the home from the ground up in 1995. I raised my 6 children in this home and have endless wonderful memories of quality family time. Every event in our family and several friends families has been enjoyed on this river estate. From soccer parties to Weddings an d every thing in between.

Now the children are raised and have their own families. I have 12 Grandchildren. I travel a lot to spend time with them.

Toni purchased this house in 1989

What makes this house unique

This home is perfect for family reunions. People meet here from all over the world to spend quality time! It is a magical place!! Also close to many attractions. Some stay here for three days and then go on a cruise out of port Canaveral. It makes for a wonderful vacation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for the opportunity of staying in your beautiful home - total comfort and relaxation!
Nov 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Merritt Island in Brevard County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Children welcome
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea
  • Oceanfront ...
  • river
  • Water View
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 22 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Luxury Bath with Claw Foot Tub and 2 Person Shower
    Upstair Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Downstairs Bedroom Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Downstairs Bath - Toilet , Access door to pool
    Guest House Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 4.5
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Suite with private bath and balcony - Upsatirs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Downstairs Bedroom with Private Bath - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Upstairs Guest Bedroom with 2 Twin Beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Upstairs Guest bedroom with 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Upstairs Guest bedroom with 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Separate Guest House-ground level -1 Queen & 1 Sleeper Sofa
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Twin Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper Sectional in guest house sleeps two
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Piano
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Intercoastal waterway, can park large boat, separate guest quarters, canoe, fishing, gourmet kitchen, sunsets incredible, privacy on 3.7 acres, 5 minutes to ocean, great shopping nearby, 30 minutes to Orlando.


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Tropical Paradise! Perfect for large families!!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 38 reviews

Fabulous family get together

  • 5 of 5

The property was a perfect setting for my brother, sister and I and our grown children to stay under the same roof and host a memorial service for our mother. The home and outside setting were beautiful and very well maintained. The kitchen was the most well stocked kitchen I have ever encountered in a rental property, so if you like to cook, it's a dream. Thank you for sharing your home!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad your family was able to gather for such an event. It was a wonderful home for family gathering.
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Beautiful home and setting

  • 4 of 5

Overall, our stay was just what the doctor ordered. The home is beautiful and the setting is beautiful. There was a little work that probably needed to be done, for instance, several lightbulbs in recessed lighting were out. Also, it said there was a canoe for us to use, but there was no canoe. All in all, though, we totally enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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a lovely spot

  • 3 of 5

We spent a wonderful week at this house with a family group of 11 - 2 grandparents, 5 adult kids, 3 young kids and 1 toddler. The house and setting is more beautiful than the photos can show - spectacular view with amazing sunsets and wildlife, and peaceful, private location with a lot of space both indoors and out and a lovely pool. The kitchen was spacious and well-equipped with every pot, pan, gadget (including an ice-maker!) and a large table that seated all of us for nice meals. We enjoyed trips to the Kennedy Space Center, the Brevard County Zoo, and many other great places.

However, we cannot rate this the five stars that it should get due to some unfortunate hospitality issues. Not enough towels (either in bathrooms or for pool), no bathmats (except in the master), no rugs by pool entrance to house, no paper towels, not enough toilet paper, no bars of soap, missing remotes for the TV, an ear-shattering coffee-maker, and an ancient and hard-to-use dishwasher were all annoyances that took time and hassle and also a trip to Walmart to resolve. The biggest hassle, however, was the struggle to heat the pool. A heated pool was critical for our water-loving family and we had made that clear up front. The pool issue was resolved after a lost day and a half struggling with it, following instructions carefully (and we are pool owners and experts). Ultimately it was resolved by a visit from the pool person who flipped a circuit breaker to make the pump work. Although our visit was amazing and the house and property are fantastic, it's unfortunate we had these issues which were surely avoidable with a little more effort.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m glad you enjoyed your time there. Sorry for the inconvenience is. The pool guy got there and made a special trip said all he had to do was flip a switch. So I’m a little bit confused about that. Since I had described the switch to you several times. Also I only supply enough toilet paper to get you started I do not supply toilet paper for 15 people for a whole entire week. I don’t know of any rental that does. There are rugs and most of the bathrooms and there are welcome mats into the house up in every door excepting the pool area. So I’m not quite sure what you’re talking about there. Sorry for that you feel there were so many inconveniences. Perhaps you should stay somewhere else next time.
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Miami FL

Tropical paradise indeed!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic VIEW. Accomadations extremely clean and well put together. Felt like a home filled with love and meticulous thought. Sheets clean. Laundry room, kitchen easily accessible and great fixtures and well maintained. Very private road, and very accessible. I would totally stay multiple times again, when I decide to go to merit Island again. THank you Toni!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for a big family

  • 5 of 5

Big and comfortable house with a lot of different places to be. Nice outdoor eating by the pool.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Palm Beach County

Awesome home in an awesome location

  • 5 of 5

We chose this beautiful home for our annual team trip, and it was great in every way - it is an amazing property. Toni and her team were more than responsive in every way, and it exceeded our expectations. If you are looking for a wonderful home (rather than a "rental house" that has character and a profound feeling of family, then this is the one! Plus all the nature, fish, birds, dolphins etc. was magical! Plus - if you are a cook - you will love the kitchen!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cocoa Beach
The Fat Snook
Historic Cocoa Village
Ron Jon Surf Shop
Coconuts On The Beach
Yen Yen Chinese Restaurant
Cafe Margaux Restaurant
Heidelberg Restaurant
Ossorio Bakery & Cafe
The Mango Tree -- CLOSED
Nearest Airport
49 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Pineda Crossing, Grills, River Rock
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
57 Miles
Winter Park Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: necessary

Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, Wet and Wild, Gatorland,Space Center, Legoland,Downtown Disney, Port Canaveral, fishing,Cocoa Village,and a whole bunch more!!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Merritt Island, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
25 May 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
18 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
21 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £209.88
Refundable Damage Deposit £349.8
Property Damage Protection £69.26
Tax Rate 12.0%

If you are wanting to have your wedding here it is $5000.00 for 3 nights. Which is the minimum charge. Also a $2000.00 refundable deposit if the home is left in good shape. Also a $400.00 fee for a house coordinator to be there during the event to help with anything related to the house. Plus tax and cleaning Fee.
Only for weddings with less than 100 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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