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Modern Castle on the Middle River

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms8
Half Baths2
Space 10,000 sq ft
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Castle, 8 Bedrooms, 10 Baths, (Sleeps 18-20)

This gated, walled, tropically landscaped private estate is complete with 1,400 sq ft concrete dock, calming fountains, and two-story green house. Outdoor living offers eight-person hot tub, pool with umbrellas, and myriad decks and furnished patios with privacy curtains.

Indoor living features 35 foot ceilings open to the entire three-story castle with decor representing art of many centuries. Enjoy a gourmet kitchen with multiple ovens, cook tops, sinks, and dishwashers, refrigerators and a butler pantry.

Kitchen flows into the family room with entertainment center and beautiful views of the Middle River and the green house. Relax in your forty foot living/dining room with wet bar and a gas fireplace that can be enjoyed from inside our outside the castle. Read in your office/library, find activities or local festivals with the office computer/WIFI.

Enjoy your privacy in one of eight (8) bedrooms each with full, private baths. Master bedroom has king bed with full bath. Three additional bedrooms with king beds, one with 2 queen beds, one with queen and twin bed, one with three twin beds and one with two full beds.

Concierge service to arrange travel, transportation, local shopping, tours, and reservations for restaurants, messages, baby-sitting, etc.

Keywords: Castle

More Details

Owner
Michael Corea
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 13, 2018

Why Michael Corea chose Central Fort Lauderdale

This property is personalized - not franchised. We cater to our guests.

What makes this castle unique

Catering available. Hot tub, pool and dock on the Middle River. Close to beach and amenities.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation castle rental in Central Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Property Type:
  • castle
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 10000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
    Bathroom 9 - toilet
    Bathroom 10 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , TV with private full bath, balcony and WiFi.
    Bedroom 7 - 3 twin/ single , TV with private full bath and WiFi.
    Bedroom 8 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , TV with private full bath and WiFi.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , TV in Master with tub, shower, double sink, water closet.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , TV with private full bath and WiFi.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Balcony, TV, private full bath, jacuzzi tub, WiFi.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double , TV with private full bath, balcony access and WiFi.
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen , TV with private full bath, balcony access and WiFi.
  • King size beds (4), Queen size Beds (3), Full size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (6)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Owner manages the property and is accessible 24 hours.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Modern Castle on the Middle River
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews
Montreal
5

Great property!

  • 5 of 5

Michael and his team were amazing. I would recommend it for a family vacation or as a special event venue. Michaels team also catered a large birthday event as well as several smaller breakfasts for us. He never said no and was great to work with. Thank you guys.

  • Submitted: 15-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Truly Magical Experience at the Castle on Middle River in Fort Lauderdale!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented Michael's castle to accommodate and entertain family and friends over the extended weekend of our daughter's wedding held 19MAY2018, which was also our 34th wedding anniversary. Our family and friends constitute hard working, middle class professionals and tradesmen who have quite constrained opportunities to experience this level of luxury, which to us was commensurate with our best hotel stays (e.g., the Plaza in New York City; the Breakers in Palm Beach, FL; the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV; the Grand in Point Clear, AL) with one exception to those hotels: we had the castle to ourselves! Michael and his staff (Johnny and team...shout out to you all!) provided utterly phenomenal hospitality, which included excellent banquet/catering services for the wedding reception. Their combined passion for great customer service [including maintaining a great sense of humor :)] made the stay in this gorgeous riverfront castle a truly magical experience! We highly recommend a stay at Michael's castle...you will be VERY pleased you chose to do so...fact NOT fiction! PS/FYI, I may be wrong, but the top deck of the castle appears to be the highest elevation for a significant distance within the surrounding area (i.e., awesome 360 degree views and great place to hang out and relax, especially at night)! V/R, Ed H., Father of the Bride :)

  • Submitted: 2-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely, larger home with plenty of intimate seating from the rooftop down!

  • 5 of 5

My family rented this incredible house in late March 2018 for a birthday celebration. Great location on the Middle River and close to beaches. Quick Uber ride from the Fort Lauderdale airport. Nicely accommodated 12 adults and one teenager. Great kitchen work space with multiple ovens and dishwashers, laundry room, dishes galore, outdoor grill and anything else you might need. Parking is plentiful. Owner Michael is very accommodating and a gracious host. We were even able to drop off luggage early. Tons of private little spots to sit and relax on the multiple balconies, three living room areas and river front patio. Quiet neighborhood. Shopping and restaurants nearby although we barely left the grounds! Highly recommend. Well worth the cost.

  • Submitted: 3-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

U GOTTA DO IT!!!! We did July 4th week 2016 and it was WOOOHOOOOO!

  • 5 of 5

Where to begin. WOW!! It really is a castle!!! It was awesome. Michael, Rob, Mike's Sister, Bob, were all awesome. From start to finish Mike helped in everyway possible. He was easy to get a hold of email but better and faster by phone. There was never a time he didn't pick the phone up when I called him. He answered all my questions always and was very nice. We also had him and his team cater breakfast for us it was amazing. If you stay here you gotta do it. Well worth it every morning. Its great to wake up to a buffet breakfast when you have 11 PPL with you and 2 kids. Everyone had a wonderful wake up. We welcomed them all like family into our family and had so much fun at breakfast with them. The Castle is awesome and every single one of us did not want to leave at the end of the stay. We were there for the 4th of July went on roof at dusk to watch the fireworks from 12 locations it was amazing. And the view was awesome of the river. It was the best vacation any of us have ever had. I will say there is a bit of a ANT problem there. But Mike was called and that day Bob was out spraying for us. But be aware the ants like to bite :( other then that it couldn't have been more perfect really. There are places to eat everywhere within 5 minutes of the castle by car. And a Gallery Mall within 5 minutes of walking. Beach is close enough to walk or drive. But be in good shape for the walk its about 1 and half miles. The pool and hot tub are amazing. My guys fished off the dock there from morning to night they loved it couldn't get enough. There was nothing I could complain about the place is clean and the elevator was great no problems with it at all. We all wish we were still there I cried when I left lol. Plenty of towels and plenty of everything to get started. Chefs kitchen which we used and it was great. Parking we had 1 LG SUV, 1 LG MINI VAN, AND 1 FULL SIZE CAR ALL FINE. We had 11 PPL and could have fit 20 or more in the Castle comfortably. Can't thank Mike enough for everything an all those who we inter acted with. Everyone was awesome we are all very thankful. Hoping to do this again some time in the future one day. It was all worth the money and the trip. If you are planning a vacation look into to the Castle you won't be sorry you did it. I read the reviews and they were all good and I was skeptical till I got there and saw it was all we hoped it would be.

  • Submitted: 13-Jul-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Super Bowl College Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding weekend stay over the 2016 Super Bowl weekend. Eighteen of us stayed in this amazing house and another eight were housed at a classmate's residence less than a mile away. The castle provides a perfect venue for large groups to gather, mingle and socialize. Close proximity to the beach, parks, shopping malls and restaurants allowed easy access for a variety of activities. With our large group we found no need to try and go out to a restaurant due to outstanding kitchen facilities in the castle. Next time we'll have to avail ourselves to Michael's reputedly superior catering skills. Our group has held regular reunions over the years and the consensus opinion was that the Modern Castle on the Middle River will require a do over!

  • Submitted: 16-Feb-2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York City
5

Amazing house and incredible food!

  • 5 of 5

Highly, highly recommend this house. The house will take your breath away. Its not only huge but the decor is amazing. Awesome backyard with a nice pool and hot tub. The ocean is a mile away. We stayed here for a corporate retreat. Michael was very professional and responsive throughout the whole process. Our entire team absolutely loved the house. The living room worked perfectly as a meeting area, Michael had no problem with us rearranging the furniture. We had lunch and dinner catered by Michael and it was incredible. There was more than enough food for everyone and he was very accommodating to food restrictions or dietary issues. We'd recommend this house to any company. Love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: 27-Jan-2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Varied restaurants in the Galleria Mall
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Federal Hywy
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Varied restaurants in the Galleria Mall
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Fort Lauderdale Beach

The Bonnet House botanical Gardens are at the beach about a mile from the house. The Galleria Mall, a walkable .2 miles on the other side of Sunrise Highway, has shops, restaurants, bars and cafe's for your eating and shopping pleasure. PF Changs has comfortable outside seating and the Jade Garden on the house side of Sunrise Highway has wonderful Chinese food with a very friendly staff.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation castle rental in Central Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2019 In Season
Dec 22 2018 - Apr 28 2019
4 night minimum stay
C$1,981
C$13,204
C$33,010
 
 
2019 Off Season
Apr 29 2019 - Dec 21 2019
4 night minimum stay
C$1,717
C$10,563
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
C$1,717
C$26,408
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$528.16

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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