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Amazing Beach House, Majestic Ocean Views; 5 Bed 5 Bath; Tropical Pool/Hot Tub

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Approved as a City of Fort Lauderdale Vacation Rental, Certificate #1501518

Welcome to Center Beach 2500 and thank you for visiting us! Our stunning 5 bedroom and 5 bath beach house has amazing ocean views and is steps to tropical Fort Lauderdale Beach. We named our home Center Beach 2500 because it is located on 2500 Center Avenue and is steps to beautiful Fort Lauderdale Beach. Fort Lauderdale is near and dear to our hearts as we lived here for many years and have many family and friends here. After moving to Nashville and missing Fort Lauderdale Beach, Center Beach 2500 is now one of our vacation homes. We invite you to make Center Beach 2500 your home away from home....we know you will enjoy it!
We have had the good fortune of staying in many five star hotels and resorts such as the Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons and Little Palm Island in the Florida Keys. These places have had a strong influence on how we designed Center Beach from the bed linens and mattresses to the kitchen to the outdoor pool. Center Beach can sleep 14 in the 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.


We invite you to relax outside on the beautiful and tropical patio. The patio is covered and has a ceiling fan. The pool has a barrier fence that can be installed to protect the little ones. Please let us know if you have children who can not swim. The large hot tub has a large spill over waterfall into the pool. There are 3 fountains along the east side of the pool that create a very tropical atmosphere. The pool also has a shallow entry with bubble jets. If you are in the mood for grilling out, there is a Weber Natural Gas Grill. The gas grill has a side burner and a sear feature for your steaks. The patio is excellent for entertaining, as there is a six top table, 2 chaise lounge chairs and 2 patio chairs. 


Escape after a long sun filled day to the upstairs master suite with a beautiful and majestic ocean view. The king size bed with the mattress and linens of the highest-quality.... comparable to 5 star hotels. The room is equipped with a 55 inch LCD TV. Professionally designed walk-in closet is spacious and organized with hangars and a luggage rack. The bathroom has a walk in shower with an amazing ocean view.

Second Master Suite is tucked away downstairs. This is a very spacious bedroom with a king size bed with a high-quality mattress and linens. It is equipped with a 55 inch Plasma TV. There is a professionally designed large walk-in closet organized with hangars, shelves and a luggage rack. There is a nice private bathroom that has just been re-modeled.



The third Guest Bedroom has a very comfortable king size bed with high-quality mattress and linens. This large bedroom has a 42 inch Plasma TV. Closet is organized with hangars, shelves and a luggage rack. The private full bathroom has a shower and a tub.



The fourth guest bedroom is ideal for the kids. It has 2 bunk beds with high-quality mattresses and linens which can sleep 4. This bedroom has a 42 inch plasma TV. Closet is organized with hangars.

The fifth bedroom has a daybed with trundle with two single high-quality mattresses and linens. This bedroom has a 32' flat screen TV. There is a closet organized with hangars.

There is an upstairs and downstairs hallway bathroom with a shower. The upstairs hallway bathroom also has a bath tub.

The beautiful dining room table can seat 8 and an additional 4 can be seated at the counter.



The kitchen is professionally designed. There is a Jenn-Air 4 burner gas stove top with griddle. There are four counter stools. For the chef, there are full sets of pots, pans, dishes, utensils, silverware, etc.


There are beautiful, majestic views of the ocean in the upstairs living room area. The upstairs living room has over size high end slider glass doors. There is a 65 inch LCD TV with a leather sofa, chairs and cocktail tables.



The upstairs patio has an excellent view of the ocean. The patio has a high end table with four chairs and a ceiling fan.

The downstairs living room is very large. It has over size high end slider glass doors which lead to the pool and hot tub. There is a beautiful, majestic ocean view from the outside patio. The downstairs living room has a 65 inch flat screen TV with a leather sofa, chairs and cocktail tables.

 There are two sofas where the cushions can be taken off and used as a twin bed. High end sheets and pillows are provided.

The laundry room has a washer and dryer. 



We have a child who is allergic to pets....so please no pets.

Absolutely no smoking on the premises. 



Please let us know what we can do to enhance your stay.

Amenities:



Newly Remodeled Home

Professionally Furnished and Decorated Home

Professionally designed closets



3 king size beds



6 twin beds



Granite countertops



7 LCD TV’s - 5 bedrooms and 2 living room areas

Heated waterfall pool and large hot tub


WiFi



Cable TV



1 Beach Bag



Cooler



4 beach chairs

Beach umbrella

Beach towels

Beach buggy to carry items

Bedroom Linens



Bathroom Linens



Microwave



Blender



Refrigerator and Freezer with ice maker



Ironing Board and Iron



Coffee Maker



Toaster Oven



Full Silverware and dishes



Full assortment of cooking pans and utensils

More Details

Owner
Toby Gray
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Toby Gray

Welcome to Center Beach 2500 and thank you for visiting us! Our stunning 5 bedroom and 5 bath beach house has amazing ocean views and is steps to tropical Fort Lauderdale Beach. We named our home Center Beach 2500 because it is located on 2500 Center Avenue and is steps to beautiful Fort Lauderdale Beach. Fort Lauderdale is near and dear to our hearts as we lived here for many years and have many family and friends here. After moving to Nashville and missing Fort Lauderdale Beach, Center Beach 2500 is now one of our vacation homes. We invite you to make Center Beach 2500 your home away from home....we know you will enjoy it!
 We have had the good fortune of staying in many five star hotels and resorts such as the Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons and Little Palm Island in the Florida Keys. These places have had a strong influence on how we designed Center Beach from the bed linens and mattresses to the kitchen to the outdoor pool. Center Beach can sleep 14 in the 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.

Toby Gray purchased this house in 2014

Why Toby Gray chose Downtown

Center Beach 2500 is in the same neighborhood as two of our other properties in the Lauderdale Beach community. Lauderdale Beach is a very quiet beachfront community. Our family absolutely loves the neighborhood, beach, and centralized Fort Lauderdale location.

What makes this house unique

Center Beach 2500 is just 50 yards from the sand. The brand new pool and hot tub is very tropical with a beautiful, majestic ocean view. The pool has a large waterfall, three fountains, and shallow entry area with bubble jets. The house is beautifully decorated and furnished and is 5 bedroom, 5 bathrooms and sleeps 14.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Downtown, Florida

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • The bathrooms are fully stocked with towels. The two master bathrooms are very luxurious.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master; Ocean View; 60' TV; Professional Closet; King Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master; King Bed; 55' TV; professionally designed closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Guest room; 40' TV, Closet; Private Bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed , 4 Twin Beds; 40' TV; Closet and Hangars
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle Bed; 32' TV; Closet and Hangars
  • All of the bedrooms have very high end mattresses, sheets and pillows. You will be very comfortable! We gua
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Amazing Beach House, Majestic Ocean Views; 5 Bed 5 Bath; Tropical Pool/Hot Tub
average rating of 4.923077 based on 65 reviews
5

Gorgeous home, perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from four days in this beautiful home with four adults and five kids. The house was perfect for our group, immaculately decorated & every small detail thought out...beautiful outdoor patio with pool/spa, lounge chairs, outdoor seating & grill, beach towels for everyone so we didn’t have to worry about packing, beach chairs, coolers, toys for the littles for both beach and pool. Each bedroom had the most comfortable mattresses and soft sheets and every amenity from hair dryers to kitchen utensils for cooking were provided. The owner was so easy to work with & Ron, the property manager, was so kind and available if we needed him. I couldn’t give this property a higher reccomendation and hope to return again soon. Thanks so much for the ease & hospitality!

  • Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Spring Break

  • 5 of 5

We brought our family here for Spring Break, six adults and four grandchildren. The house is beautiful and we loved the pool and hot tub!! The kids spent hours each day playing in the pool and enjoying the hot tub. The beach is only 1-1/2 blocks away from the house which was a very easy walk to. There were plenty of beach chairs for the adults and beach toys for the kids to play with. We enjoyed having our morning coffee on the upstairs deck and soaked up the sun in the lounge chairs in the afternoon. When we had questions about anything, Ron was very prompt about answering us and would stop over to make sure everything was going well, he even brought the kids cupcakes on Easter. We would highly recommend this home to anyone!!

  • Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

The property was superb with every amenity we could have wished for. The layout was perfect for our family of 6 adults and 4 small children. The pool was secluded and provided a substantial shallow, shaded area for the babies and a sizeable area for adults and older children. We ate every meal outdoors making full use of the barbecue. The location was also perfect: a short stroll from the ocean and deserted beach. The provision of numerous toys, swimming aids and beach trolleys/chairs/umbrellas etc and endless towels was much appreciated. The property is well managed with easy and immediate access to the manager. In summary, we would love to back there right now.

  • Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maureen: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We enjoyed hosting you and your family. Please keep us in mind in the future. All the best, Toby
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Great Location, But Needed LOTS of Work

  • 2 of 5

The house is in a great location, 2 minute walk to the beach. However, we unfortunately had to have Ron, the maintenance manager at the property nearly every day. Here is a summary of what we had to deal with:

-Saturday upon arrival, we discovered the shower curtain in the hall bathroom upstairs was covered with mold. Disgusting. Ron replaced it.

-The window in the upstairs bathroom, NW corner, had no shade or privacy filter on it. A woman could not take a shower without being an exhibitionist. Ron applied a privacy film on Sunday.

-One of the TV remotes was defective. Ron replaced it.

-The circuit breaker for the heat in the upstairs east bedroom had to be re-set twice.

-Monday we discovered the fridge was not working properly. It would turn off and on intermittently. We had to unload the entire contents into coolers that Ron provided.

-Tuesday around 5:30pm we lost power in most of the house. No AC, TV, wi-fi, internet, spa, etc. The electrician came out around 10 pm. We were instructed to unplug everything in the house except the fridge. Power was not restored until 8:30 am Wednesday.

-Wednesday Ron repaired the jets in the spa, which had barely been working since we arrived.

-Wednesday night when we turned on the heat in the upstairs east bedroom it blew the circuit breaker again (the third time). We re-set it again around 4:00 am Thursday, when the temperature was down to 65° in the bedroom.

-Friday morning at 4:30am, the temperature twas down to 65° again in the east bedroom. I checked the circuit breaker, then tried to re-cycle the thermostat. Neither worked.

-The heat settings on the upstairs west thermostat changed on their own. We set the heat at 72°, and 2 hours later, it reverted to 62°.

-The water in the downstairs hall shower has never gotten hot; warm, but not hot.

-This was a cold windy week in Florida. We had to clean the pool ourselves 4 out of the 7 days.

We contacted Toby the owner several times to discuss the matter, but received mostly excuses and a very arrogant attitude. He accused me of a "shake-down" when we said they should comp us one evening for all the problems and frustrations we had to endure throughout 6 of our 7 days.

Great location, large home, but just hope and pray that nothing goes wrong during your stay.

  • Submitted: 1-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My reply: We take great pride in all of our rental properties. All of our properties are very high end. We have professional cleaners and a wonderful property manager named Ron Russian, who lives close by. We made some mistakes during this visit that we quickly addressed but this guest was 100% trying to get a free visit. He threatened to write a bad review unless we gave him his money back. We refused and I will take the opportunity to address Herb's review. The shower curtain needed to be replaced but was absolutely not covered in mold. Ron inspected the curtain and promptly replaced it. The window in the upstairs bathroom did not have any coverage on it but there was not anyone that could see in. It was very very private. Upon complaint, Ron applied a privacy film soon after. A TV remote was low on batteries and Ron promptly replaced them. People rarely use heat in South Florida and the heater worked without issue. It just took some time to heat the house up. The fridge was not "working properly" for Herb because he loaded up the refrigerator with A LOT of groceries after it was completely empty and it took some time for all of his items to cool. Once Ron told him this and he understood. We have never had any complaints about the water temperature in the downstairs bathroom. We checked it during and after Herb's stay and everything was just fine. Florida Power and Light was working on the power in the area during Herb's stay and Ron told him there may be some power issues. This work took a few hours during the day and had minimal effect on Herb. We take great pride in providing a great experience to our guests. We promptly attend to all issues. We had guests that stayed the week after Herb and they gave us a 5 star review. We followed up with them after their stay to see if all was good and they stated they had no complaints. The good thing about Herb's visit was that it opened our eyes and made us work even harder to make for a great experience. We have been very fortunate to have some very good guest stay at our properties. We realize we are not going to make everyone 100% happy but we will always do our best. All the best, Toby
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5

short distance to the beach, clean house, lots of household necessities!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. The pool area was perfect for our three families. There were plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms for our group. The house was clean and well stocked. Toby and Ron were easy to work with and communicated well. Every time we reached out to Ron he quickly provided us with what we needed. He checked on us regularly and cleaned the pool often during our trip. Everything we could have needed for the kids in the pool at the beach was available to use. By far this house exceeded out expectations. Perfect home for a beach vacation!

  • Submitted: 24-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

WHY WE WILL COME BACK

  • 5 of 5

This house is very confortable and functional: 3 master bedrooms with first class bedding, huge closets and bathrooms...cozy living rooms in both floors, wonderful pool and jacuzzi... more than 7 large TV sets!!

And the ocean 30 meters away...

  • Submitted: 21-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
9.13 Miles
Fort Lauderdale Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Shooters
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Shooters
Nearest Beach
45 Metres
Fort Lauderdale Beach

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Downtown, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Jan 7 - April 29 2018
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
C$7,054
C$24,369
 
 
April - Labor 2017
Apr 30 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$1,026
C$5,772
C$16,674
 
 
Sep - Oct 2017
Sep 4 2018 - Oct 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$898
C$3,848
C$12,826
 
 
Nov - Dec 2018
Oct 28 2018 - Dec 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$1,026
C$5,772
C$15,391
 
 
Early Dec 2018
Dec 2 2018 - Dec 21 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$898
C$4,489
C$12,826
 
 
Christmas 2018
Dec 22 2018 - Dec 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
C$10,902
 
 
NY 2019
Dec 29 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
C$10,902
 
 
Jan - Apr 2019
Jan 6 2019 - Apr 27 2019
7 night minimum stay
C$7,054
C$17,956
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$1,026
C$5,772
C$17,956
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$352.71
Damage Insurance C$75.67

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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