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Three Bedroom Home In Paradise, Steps From The Beach And Town, Heated Pool

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Pool Home With Chefs Kitchen In Cute, Walkable Beach Town

Hibiscus House is an open, airy oasis that sleeps 6 in luxurious comfort. The three bedrooms are spacious and private; two have en-suite baths. The brand new chef's kitchen opens onto the dining area that seats 6. The comfortable living area flows onto the poolside patio for true indoor-outdoor living. The pool area is secluded and quiet, with comfy sofas and chairs for curling up and watching the kids play in the heated pool.

The house is located in a quiet residential neighborhood just a short walk to the beach. Park your car at the house and your entire vacation is walkable! Grab your beach towels and umbrella (and the boogie board, theyre all provided) and stroll to the beach entrance right at the end of Hibiscus Avenue.

Hibiscus House is located in lovely Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, South Floridas only walkable beach town, located on an island between the Intercoastal Waterway and the ocean. Large towers are prohibited here, so all buildings are lower than the coconut palms! The charming downtown has loads of shops, casual and classy restaurants, ice cream - even a fun pier extending out over the Atlantic for fishing or just a sunset stroll. Hibiscus House has an amazing chef's kitchen, but you may just want to dine out at a different restaurant every night of the week! Best of all, this little town is just a quick drive from the fun offerings of Ft Lauderdale, Miami, and West Palm Beach.

The free Pelican Hopper shuttle travels the length of this island town and connects to the county bus network. There is parking for 5 cars outdoors on the property (the garage is for owner use only). Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is very walkable - the beach is just over 5 minutes walk and downtown is around 10 minutes. The B-Cycle bike share has a station in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and allows you to grab a bike and drop it at any of the 20 stations along the beach all the way to downtown Ft Lauderdale.

Guests have full access to the house and grounds. Parking in the garage is for the owner but guests may use the laundry facilities and pool/beach equipment stored in the garage.

Guests will receive directions to the house and house information and rules upon booking. Guests receive a code for the front door, so no one will be present during your stay. The property manager is available by phone or email during normal business hours.

NOTE: You will receive a rental agreement via email upon booking. Receipt of your signed rental agreements is required before your booking is considered confirmed.

We DO NOT list our home on Craigslist! If you see it posted there, it is not legitimate. Please report it on that website. Booking through HomeAway/VRBO guarantees your (and our) protection from fraudulent activities.

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Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2018

About Erik

Erik and Steve currently live in New York City with their two kids, but Erik grew up just a few miles from Hibiscus House in Ft Lauderdale.

Erik purchased this house in 2014

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wir waren mit 6 Personen 2 Wochen im Hibiscus Haus. Das Haus war super sauber und alles war sehr neu und gepflegt. Die Betten war sehr bequem und es gab sogar alles für den Strand wie Sonnenschirme oder Klappstühle mit einem Strandwagen zum mitnehmen. Der Strand ist nur 5 Minuten und der Pier mit Restaurants und Bars nur etwa 10 Minuten Fußweg entfernt. Lauderdale by the sea ist ein schöner Badeort, perfekt zum entspannen. Erik hat sich um jede Kleinigkeit sofort gekümmert obwohl es eigentlich nichts zu kümmern gab. Das Haus war einfach perfekt. Ich war schon in vielen Airbnb Häusern in Florida und diese Perle gehört auf jeden Fall zu den besten Häusern in denen ich jemals war. Wenn Ihr also nach einem Haus in Strandnähe, ruhiger und sicherer Nachbarschaft, tollen Restaurants und Bars sucht, dann seid Ihr hier richtig. Ich kann das Haus ohne Einschränkungen empfehlen, wirklich 1 A mit Sternchen! TOP! TOP! TOP!

We were 6 people 2 weeks in Hibiscus House. The house was super clean and everything was very new and clean. The beds were very comfortable and there was even anything for the beach and umbrellas or folding chairs with a beach cart to take away. The beach is only 5 minutes away and the pier with restaurants and bars just a 10 minute walk. Lauderdale by the Sea is a beautiful seaside resort, perfect for relaxing. Erik has immediately taken care of every little thing even though there was really nothing to worry about. The house was just perfect. I have been to many Airbnb homes in Florida and this pearl is definitely one of the best hotels that I ever was. So if your looking for a home near the beach, quiet and safe neighborhood, great restaurants and bars, then you are in the right place. I can recommend the house without restrictions, really 1A with asterisks! TOP! TOP! TOP!
Feb 2015
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 19
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
For baby gear (high chairs, cribs, pack and play, etc) we highly recommend renting from Baby Borrow Rental in Ft Lauderdale. They will deliver items directly to the house and pick them up after your departure. Their gear is top quality, name brand, clean and well-maintained. We have used them for our own children.


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Three Bedroom Home In Paradise, Steps From The Beach And Town, Heated Pool
average rating of 4.923077 based on 28 reviews

Beautiful house in a perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this house! We spent just over a week at the house and we're so happy we did. The house is beautiful and has everything you need to enjoy your stay. The pool is amazing and we were in it everyday at least once. The kitchen is fully stocked and has tons of counter space. Good quality linens and comfortable beds and pillows. The house was very clean and well taken care of! The owner and property manager were great to deal with, very friendly and quick to respond to questions and requests. The house is very family friendly. We were a group of 5 adults and 2 kids (1 & 4). They had kids dishes and silverware, a high chair and bob, kids books and lots of pool toys and floties! The beach is beautiful and a very short walk (under 10 mins). There is also lots of shops and restaurants in walking distance. Overall it was the perfect holiday house and would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: 2-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great house. Exactly as described.

  • 5 of 5

We were three adult couples looking to spend some time together in Lauderdale By The Sea. This was my first time booking a home through HomeAway so I was apprehensive about the prospect of renting a place sight unseen. There was no reason for concern, the house was exactly as described and had all the amenities required for a comfortable stay.

The house was super clean and comfortable and the owner and the property manager, Eric's mother Chris, were very helpful and great to work with. The neighborhood is very quiet and it is a short walk to town and the beach. If you are as old as me and have a bum knee the walk can be a bit longer than advertised.

This is a great place for families or couples looking for a relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: 15-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were delighted to host you and your friends at Hibiscus House! I'm so happy you found the house to be to your liking. We are indeed a family-run operation, not a rental agency, and we take great care to provide a comfortable and luxurious experience to each guest. I'm sorry your knee gave you trouble. Walking to the beach is one of the great joys of our home and the town. Thankfully, the beach also has parking areas if you choose to drive and the free town shuttle stops just at the end of the street and connects all the major locations in town, including the beaches.
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Wonderful house and perfect for family!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Hibiscus House and would love to return. The house was perfect for a family with a toddler and was very conveniently located to the beach as well as restaurants. It's in a very safe, nice location and the layout of the house itself is very comfortable and nice for a beach vacation. Highly recommend!!

  • Submitted: 9-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and central, ideal holiday home for family's

  • 5 of 5

We had a great two and a half week stay at Erik's house. It is extremely comfortable and has all the utensils + much more that you need for day to day living. My kids loved the pool and it was the perfect depth for my 6 year old twins who gained a lot of confidence in the water in the time we stayed here.. there is also plenty of pool toys at the house to keep them entertained.. the property is really close to the beach and downtown Lauderdale by the sea.I would defiantly recommend Eriks house to any family looking for a central place to stay in Lauderdale by the sea..

  • Submitted: 7-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A fast but enjoyable two weeks!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time! Enjoyed staying here but have a couple suggestions. Perhaps another tv and a keurig coffee pot. It's nice to come back from the beach to take a swim! I would recommend this house to anyone!

  • Submitted: 27-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This house was incredible.Clean and spacious.Comfortable beds. Well equipped kitchen.The small pool was a perfect size for my grandchildren.Our 5 year old felt so comfortable being able to touch in the pool that he learned to swim without water wings in one morning session.The walk to the beach was really about 10 minutes.We were so grateful for the cart that was provided with beach chairs,mats, towels and sand toys for the kids.A great neighbourhood.Safe.About 15/20 minute walk to restaurants.The Vietnamese take out was delicious.Walked to Publix for groceries.It took about 30 minutes both ways.The beach was lovely and not at all crowded.We also walked to the water taxi pick up about 30 minutes away on foot We would come back to Hibiscus house.And have recommended it to friends.

  • Submitted: 11-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport
Nearest Beach
0.15 Miles
Car: recommended

Hibiscus House is located in lovely Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, South Florida's only walkable beach town, located on an island between the Intercoastal Waterway and the ocean. Large towers are prohibited here, so all buildings are lower than the coconut palms! The charming downtown has loads of shops, casual and classy restaurants, ice cream - even a fun pier extending out over the Atlantic for fishing or just a sunset stroll. Best of all, this little town is just a quick drive from the fun offerings of Ft Lauderdale, Miami, and West Palm Beach.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2018
Nov 1 2018 - Dec 22 2018
7 night minimum stay
Holidays 2018
Dec 23 2018 - Dec 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$198.06
Pet Fee C$198.06
Damage Deposit C$1,320.4

Rental agreement and House Rules will be emailed upon booking. Your reservation is not final until we receive signed copies of the rental agreement.

Owner'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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