Excellent

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1 / 10 Carol's Island Home Merritt Island FL

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Overview

Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
2
Sleeps:
7
Type:
House
Pets allowed:
No
Wi-Fi available:
Yes

Description from owner

Carol's Island Home is a great place for your family to spend wonderful family time together. Our Merritt Island home is centrally located in a safe, quiet family neighborhood close to shopping, dining, water sports and nightlife.

Carol's Island Home is comfortable with four bedrooms, two full bathrooms, , a tropical living room overlooking the 15' x 30' private screened swimming pool surrounded by a privacy fence, and a cozy TV den with cable and WiFi. Also, a fully equipped kitchen with a full sized refrigerator, dishwasher, oven, microwave, coffee maker, pots, pans, and dishes! Relaxing and fun tropical decor throughout.

Merritt Island has many restaurants, movies and shopping. Kennedy Space Center, Port Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, and are only minutes away. Disney World and other Orlando attractions are an hour to an hour an a half away! Orlando International Airport or Melbourne International Airport are both a forty minute drive. Centrally located on Florida's East Coast on beautiful, tropical, Merritt Island.

TripAdvisor Property ID: 4835903

About the area

During your stay here you will always have something fun and interesting to do within a short drive! Brevard County is packed with things to do and places to see. Explore Kennedy Space Center's Visitor's Center, take a bus tour or sign your kids up for Space Camp. Watch rocket launches from anywhere in the area! Cross the bridge to Port Canaveral's 'The Cove', which boasts of waterfront restaurants, fresh seafood, live music, night life, deep sea fishing and cruise ship gazing. Spend the day at Jetty Park's beach, playground, fishing and walking pier. Visit world famous Ron Jon's Surf Shop and Cocoa Beach Pier. Enjoy birds, dolphins, manatees and other wildlife at every turn. Enjoy a movie or shop at Merritt Square Mall just minutes away or cross to the mainland and shop, dine and stroll in Historic Cocoa Village on the Indian River. Launch your boat at nearby Kelly Park, Kiwanis Island Park or at many other area marinas. Learn to Jet Ski, paddle board, surf, windsurf or rent jet skis for a day of fun! Visit the Dinosaur Store's educational arcade and wildlife room on Cocoa Beach. Merritt Island and the surrounding area is abundant in wildlife such as manatees, dolphins, alligators and coastal and migratory birds. Stroll along Ulumay Bird Sanctuary, explore Cape Canaveral National Seashore and Mosquito Lagoon, meander through Black Pointe Wildlife Drive, or visit Manatee Park. Experience an evening watching sea turtles laying eggs, spy eagles nesting in tree tops and dolphins playing in the waters. It is Easy to take a day trip from our home to Orlando's attractions such as Walt Disney World, Epcot Center, MGM or Universal Studios, Medieval Times, Wet n' Wild, Sea World, Lego Land, or Discovery Cove where you can swim with dolphins. Most Orlando attractions are about an hour's drive. Florida is known as the Sunshine State and truly lives up to its name. Merritt Island has constant refreshing ocean breezes and offers a mild climate, which averages 70 - 85 degrees most of the year. Whether you come summer, winter, spring or fall, you will love it!

Getting here

Straight shot from Orlando International Airport, 45 minutes

Interaction with guest

We enjoy speaking with guests before they book to make sure our home is right for them. We will speak with guests during their stay to make sure everything is going smoothly, and be available by phone to address any issues that may arise. We will also follow up after your stay to see how things went and how we can improve.

Owner profile

Carol W.
Years listed:
2

Languages spoken: English

Amenities

Bedrooms

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 4: Bunk bed

Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Wi-Fi available

Appliances

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Iron
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV

Activities

  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing
  • Water sports

Reviews (1)

Excellent – based on 1 review Excellent
1 review

“Great Florida Rental!!”

Reviewed 14 Jun 2014

We found Merritt Island to be the ideal Florida vacation spot and Carol's Island Home is absolutely our first choice accommodation. Located in a quiet and safe residential neighborhood it is within convenient driving distance of many Florida attractions. Cocoa Beach is only 10 minutes from the house. Other local attractions such Kennedy Space Center, the Merritt Island National Nature Preserve, Manatee Park, and Cape Canaveral are close by. One evening we monitored a NASA launch countdown on the large screen smart TV in the den and then stepped out onto the front lawn to watch the rocket lift off. It was an awesome experience! Orlando and it's many attractions are also within easy driving distance. On several occasions we had overnight guests and every one them commented on the beauty, comfort and convenience of Carol's home. Carol's home is nicely appointed, comfortable and spacious. Even with three teenagers and three adults in residence there was always plenty of space for everyone to pursue their favorite activity whether it was watching TV, surfing the Internet, visiting, playing board games, hanging out at the pool, or just finding a quiet corner to read. If you like to read or watch movies an annual membership at the Merritt Island Public Library, with its extensive collection of books and movies, is only $15. We found Carol to be an excellent landlord. She is easily accessible and goes out of her way to make sure your visit is enjoyable and trouble free. We plan to go back to Carol's Island Home often.

Owner's reply: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review. We enjoyed getting to know you during your stay. We really appreciate the way you cared for our home as if it were your own, and you went way our of your way to help us, too! We hope that you will return again soon and are more than happy to have you as guests anytime. Please keep in touch! Carol

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Owner Supplied Testimonials

From Colorado
We loved staying here! Thank you for a most comfortable home away from home!

From Alabama
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Carol's Island Home! She had everything provided we needed AND wanted...washer/dryer, well stocked kitchen with pantry items (like brownies and canned goods):-), swimming pool with floats, balls, etc., lots of pool towels, extra sheets and blankets, 2 living rooms (one for reading and watching the kids swim through the glass doors/windows and the other for t.v./movie watchers, on and on...beautifully decorated... It was home away from home! Home without all the distractions! Only lots of FUN for the whole family. Her home provided privacy as one of the living rooms was able to be blocked off with doors to offer another "bedroom". It was PERFECT! Carol's home is a place we would like to visit again, and definitely tell of our friends to stay there! Carol was very personable to speak with on the phone...kind and considerate! Thanks Carol!

From Vermont
Your house was fantastic! Very relaxing & beautiful.