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Breath-Taking Historic Young Mansion By The Beach.***Apr and May Specials***

Bedrooms 9
Half Baths2
Space 8,000 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Featured on HGTV-9 bedroom-5 bath-2 half bath- perfect beach location

Check us out at youngmansion dot com.

Welcome to the Young Mansion, world famous historic vacation estate. Florida State License #DWE 1621113

For questions or to book this property please call or send text to 310-940-4070 or by email to You may also find us at youngmansion dot com or by searching the term "young mansion".

This is one of the most famous mansions in South Florida. Personal residence of JW Young founder of Hollywood and Port Everglades. This masterpiece was designed by the renowned architectural house of Rubish & Hunter, with significant influences from famous Palm Beach architect Addison Mizner. Listed on National Register of Historic Places by US Department of Interior. Former presidents of the United States have played pool here. Property has been beautifully restored and featured on HGTV, the mansion boasts 23 rooms with 9 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, with a 8,000 square feet layout this property has a gym, a billiard room, and a huge heated pool (30’ X 50’) with a cabana surrounded by beautiful gardens. Sitting on half an acre and only 5 city blocks from Hollywood Beach with the only beachfront boardwalk in Florida! It is also just a short walk to numerous fantastic restaurants. From the moment you enter the mansion you will realize that every detail was carefully thought out. Fantastic hardwood and Cuban tile floors throughout. Adorned with a old world imported Spanish tile roof and hand crafted interior wrought iron Spanish gates. As a guest you will experience beauty, comfort, and attention to detail that will have you coming back year after year.

The mansion is a destination unto itself with almost too many amenities to list: You will feel like you have been instantly transported to Andalusia. Slate billiards table with a Tiffany billiards room light, a exercise room, English pub style bar, outdoor gas grill, most bedrooms have new flat screen televisions which stream video, 50MPS wifi throughout the house (soon to be 125MPS when available), beautiful formal dinning room and living room with imported limestone fireplaces for entertaining- formal library, separate attached apartment with it's own kitchen, convertible bedroom at ground level off the family room, Jacuzzi tub in marble master bath, commercial grade stainless steel appliances in kitchen, also waffle maker, juice maker, coffee maker, toaster- ect..., 30 ft X 50 ft heated pool with lounge chairs and cabana with full bathroom and a serving kitchen with a refrigerator. Gorgeous formal courtyard with fountain and two additional Moorish fountains. All of this is framed with stunning formal gardens, imported marble statues (five total), with great Moorish limestone fixtures that sets this property apart from all others!

The mansion is ideally located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. World renowned South Beach is just 25 minutes away. The home is close to both Miami and Ft. Lauderdale airports. Gulfstream Park (horse racing, gaming, dining, and entertainment) is just 7 minutes away. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is just 15 minutes away. Only 17 minutes to Dolphins Stadium. Famous Ft. Lauderdale Beach is only 20 minutes away and charming Hollywood Beach (with the only beachfront boardwalk in Florida), is a short walk. Also walking distance is charming downtown Hollywood, with great shops, outdoor cafes, wine bars, jazz bars, nightclubs, etc.

Rent jet skis just up the beach, or charter a fishing boat, etc. Most South Florida attractions are within 30 minutes driving time.

***New*** beverages for guest arrivals (bottled water, sodas, imported and domestic beer) memory foam topped mattresses and new 600 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets on every bed)

Keywords: Mansion, villa, vacation home, beach house, castle

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish, mandarin
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018

About The Owner

I was originally from southern California and fell in love with south Florida which I made my home for years. I purchased the Young Mansion and did an extensive five year renovation to return the house to its former glory. Living in the Young Mansion was a one of a kind experience, you felt like you were living in a Andalusian or Tuscan villa.

The Owner purchased this estate in 2002

Why The Owner chose Hollywood Lakes

This house has it all. It is close to the beach and it is a Spanish/Moorish architectural masterpiece. We fell in love with it the first time we saw it. The place is so sophisticated it really gives you the experience of living in another era.

What makes this estate unique

Huge pool, formal gardens, hardwood floors and cuban tile throughout the house. House was built with a unique craftsmanship that would be incredibly difficult to duplicate today. Insurance companies valued the replacement cost to reproduce a house of this magnitude to be valued at 5 million dollars because of the home's intricate details. The place is a destination unto itself and staying here is a total experience.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation estate rental in Hollywood Lakes, Florida

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 28
  • Children welcome
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Master- all marble
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Great tiled bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , located in cabana beside pool
  • Cabana beside the pool has a half bath with an outdoor shower.
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 28
  • Master - 1 king , Master with full bath, TV, High Speed Wifi, and fireplace
    Double Queens & Fireplace - 2 queen , Television, High Speed Wifi, and Decorative Fireplace
    Two Queens- Big Closet - 2 queen , Television & High Speed Wifi
    King bedroom - 1 king , Television, & High Speed Wifi Big bed & mirror
    Kids Room - 1 bunk bed , Bunk beds- Television & High Speed Wifi
    Apartment Bedroom - 1 double , TV & Wifi- Has separate living room with sofa bed, full bath
    Convertible Bedroom - 1 double , Convertible Bedroom- Television & High Speed Wifi
    Library - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Library- convertible bedroom
    Convt Bedroom Gym - 1 double , Gym full size bed
  • Six bedrooms + 3 additional convertible bedrooms: 15 beds total including sleeper sofas. Additionally there are five inflatable air mattresses and an additional rollaway bed.
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • long term renters welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
One of a kind rental- great experience.


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Breath-Taking Historic Young Mansion By The Beach.***Apr and May Specials***
average rating of 4.6 based on 20 reviews

Beautiful spacious property with lots of character and charm

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at the Young Mansion and I would highly recommend to anyone thinking of staying in the area. I had booked the property to celebrate my husbands 40th birthday with a suprise family reunion - the house was spacious and comfortable for the 20 of us with a beautiful pool and garden area to relax by during the day. Although the kitchen was very well equipped we purchased a couple of other items during our stay to cater for the specific requirements of our group - Richard was so accommodating and purchased these items from us at the end of our stay (something that he did not need to do but was much appreciated as could not be taken with us). Thank you Richard for sharing your beautiful house!

  • Submitted: 4-Jul-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for our large group!

  • 5 of 5

Our large group (around 20 friends and family members) has stayed at the Young Mansion twice now, and we've been totally pleased both times! Richard and Michael have taken great care of us- checking in to make sure we have what we need, and stopping by to help out when we've made special requests.

The home, outdoor space, and pool have kept us cozy and occupied for our week-long stays, and it's a quick drive or 15-20 minute easy walk to the beach- a perfect location!

We definitely recommend the Young Mansion- it's our go-to rental when we visit Florida!

*The cleaning crew is also super friendly and does a great job!

  • Submitted: 4-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

The house was absolutely beautiful and massive. It fit my large group of over 20 people comfortably. Richard, the home owner, was a huge help when I had questions or concerns. All around, I couldn’t have asked for a better place to stay.

  • Submitted: 9-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nice Clayton and thank you. We enjoyed hosting your group and hope it was productive. Your group were terrific guest, hope to see you again soon. Best of luck with all your endeavors!
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Awesome location for large groups!

  • 5 of 5

We held our annual ladies' weekend at the Young Mansion. Our stay was so enjoyable because we had so many different spaces to enjoy separate conversations with each other. The property was nicely maintained and pleasant. We had great response times from the owner and the caretaker. I highly recommend the Young Mansion for your next event! We hope to go back again soon!

  • Submitted: 6-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awe thanks Brandi. Your group was great, so glad you all stayed and we look forward to seeing you next year as discussed. Great point on the different rooms and settings in the house, makes it fun to walk around and see what everyone is up to. Send all your friends our way if they are like you!
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Stay away. Disappointment awaits you!

  • 1 of 5

Pictures posted and property discription as listed are set to lure you into renting this space. It did so with our group. It says sleeps up to 28 (we couldn't find space for half of that). It says 9 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. What you get is a vintage structure with misrepresented interior amenities. What we got was 1 real bedroom and a bunch of small moldy smelling dungeons with pullout beds and a bunch of air beds. To make it worse bed sheets and pillow covers were worn and full of stains. Roaches roaming freely and showers without pressure wth couple constantly running toilets. Soft seating outdoor areas were more of the same. I can write all day about what we were sold but this pretty much summarizes the disgust we found upon arrival. This was meant to be our annual golf trip where we had planned to stay together instead most of our party left and rented hotel rooms. Upon arrival i called the cleaning person, called the manager and the owner. Nothing got better, nothing got improved. Our trip was ruined for our group. Stay away to avoid the same! Vacations are meant to be fun and enjoyable not stressful!

  • Submitted: 22-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The guest who stayed the week before Sonny D. loved the place- and the guest who stayed right after him want to come back next year.... This is a difficult review to respond to- it is fiction created to extort money. The week before this guest arrived he wanted me to refund him $1,000. Why? It's because he felt that since his group was arriving later (8pm) they should get the night for free. They still planned on staying and sleeping there they just wanted to do so for free. For over 10 years we have hosted guests and never had such a request. I politely messaged the guest and explained that we couldn't just give him an extra night free. This made him angry, when he arrived he exaggerated so many things, and he demanded a refund again. He told me by text and on the phone that he would post a negative review if I refused to send him money back. This guest is even now trying to charge back the entire balance to the credit card company to stay there for free...which is illegal as you can't abuse a contract for thousands of dollars in this country... As I said it is a difficult review to respond to given the motives of the guest. Despite this unfortunate situation we feel lucky and are grateful to the hundreds of other kind, warm, and wonderful guest we have had the pleasure to host over the past ten years now. It's those guests, which is basically everyone, who make hosting so fun and enjoyable. That being said we will be more vigilant in requesting reviews; everyone who stays there loves the place, more of their voices need to be heard. Here is to a great 2018! Last year we booked out about 75% of the year, this year we will shoot for 80%-85%+
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An amazing and beautiful property dated 1929 and many original architectural details.

  • 4 of 5

Our annual family reunion during the week of 8/6 was one of the best out of 13 so far, all due to this amazing home. There were 17 of us all sleeping comfortably with the aid of a few air mattresses on fold out couches. The kitchen was so roomy as to allow three to work on making meals without collision. Huge refrigerator and a gas stove/oven. Plenty of dishes and containers to support the clan. A massive wood table with 8 chairs but we managed to add several other chairs to seat 17. We spent time playing cards and celebrating my father's 90th birthday. Kudos to the house management who responded quickly to our requests. We needed the stair hand rail secured among a few other minor needs. Our only concerns were the traffic noise in the bedroom street side. This is only because the windows are original frames, and hardware. All the other bedrooms were reasonably quiet. This is a fine home for reunions but also perfect for murder mystery dinner games. Dark wood, metal work, thick drapery and stonework. We'd return should my father want to try for #14.

  • Submitted: 22-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The mansion is ideally located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. World renowned South Beach is just 25 minutes away. The home is close to both Miami and Ft. Lauderdale airports. Gulfstream Park (horse racing, gaming, dining, and entertainment) is just 7 minutes away. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is just 15 minutes away. Only 17 minutes to Dolphins Stadium. Famous Ft. Lauderdale Beach is only 20 minutes away and charming Hollywood Beach (with the only beachfront boardwalk in Florida), is a short walk. Also walking distance is charming downtown Hollywood, with great shops, outdoor cafes, wine bars, jazz bars, nightclubs, etc.

Rent jet skis just up the beach, or charter a fishing boat, etc. Most South Florida attractions are within 30 minutes driving time.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation estate rental in Hollywood Lakes, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 24 2018
7 night minimum stay
Christmas Week
Dec 22 2018 - Dec 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 5 2019 - Apr 13 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning C$659.2 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,318.4

Holiday Rates: 4th of July week $5,980, Thanksgiving week $6,980, Christmas week $7,980, and New Years week $8,980

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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