Amazing Private Courtyard Pool

Relax in the Living Room and Watch Movies
Relax in the Living Room and Watch MoviesDining for 10 for Fresh Seafood from the GrillRelax in Keeping Room off Pool and KitchenCook in the Gourmet Kitchen / Everything You NeedWalk Out to the Pool from the Master BedroomSleep in the Mermaid Inspired BedroomSleep in the Key West Inspired BedroomEnjoy Front Porch after a long day at the beachInspiration For the Mermaid CottageEnjoy our Video, Audio, and Reading LibraryRelax on the Front Porch for CoffeeRelax in the Private Courtyard Pool
2 Reviews

From $67 / night

Ormond Beach, FL 32176
Amazing Private Courtyard Pool
3 bedrooms
6 guests
30 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 6
Type: Home
Per month: $2,000
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the Ormond Beach vacation home rental
Mermaid Cottage, a beachside home with a private courtyard pool is a long term rental available for 6 months and 1 day +. This 1938 Craftsman bungalow, has just been lovingly restored and updated for today's lifestyle. This lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is a perfect retreat for anyone desiring a beach house home (5 minute walk to the beach) in a quiet residential neighborhood.

The cottage features a private pool with teak loungers, umbrella table, waterfall, stainless steel gas grill, and of course deluxe pool floats in an enclosed courtyard graced by swaying palms.

You can relax in the master bedroom as you listen to the trickling waterfall of the pool or lounge on the daybed in the keeping room with a good book.

Mermaid Cottage was inspired by a painting the owners fell in love with titled, The Mermaids, which hangs over the masonry wood-burning fireplace in the living room. The owners have a passion for antique rattan and the living room features a unique Heyward Wakefield design. Designer fabrics have been used throughout the home to create a tropical Key West atmosphere. The kitchen features blue quartz countertops and all new Kitchenaid stainless appliances (including an ice machine). Cooks will love to try out some traditional Florida dishes from the cookbook collection. Guests will also enjoy reading books from the library and relaxing in the adirondack chairs on the front porch.


Three bedrooms (master with queen bed and private bathroom, second bedroom with queen bed, third bedroom with full bed) with down pillows and Egyptian cotton linens provided

2 full bathrooms (private master) with Egyptian cotton towels

Living room with working fireplace

Dining room with built-in windowseats

Fully-featured kitchen with stainless appliances (refrigerator, electric range, microwave, dishwasher, garbage disposal, icemaker, blender, toaster, coffeemaker), cooking utensils, and nice china and flatware

3 televisions with cable tv and DVD players

CD player for poolside enjoyment

Telephone with free long distance in Continential US and fax machine

DSL internet service with Wireless network

Central heat and air plus ceiling fans

Hardwood floors

Laundry facilities on-site with washer and dryer
1 block from the ocean

Solar-heated and power heated swimming pool in winter (with waterfall) in private, enclosed courtyard with lounge chairs and umbrella table

Pool floats

Stainless steel grill

Front porch with adirondack chairs (perfect for morning coffee)

Driveway for off-street parking plus garage for motorcycles

Great neighborhood for walking and biking

1 block from the ocean

Solar-heated swimming pool (with waterfall) in private, enclosed courtyard with lounge chairs and umbrella table

Pool floats

Stainless steel grill

Front porch with adirondack chairs (perfect for morning coffee)

Driveway for off-street parking plus garage for motorcycles

Great neighborhood for walking and biking

Janie Gray

Area Information
About Ormond Beach:

Ormond Beach, Florida is an ideal destination located on the eastern coast of Florida. Ormond Beach is easily accessible via I-95 (which runs north to Maine and south to Miami) or I-4 (which connects the east and west coast of Florida). Daytona Beach International Airport is conveniently located just a few miles away near the intersection of I-95 and I-4.

Ormond Beach is just north of Daytona Beach, famous for the Daytona International Speedway, Spring Break, and annual events for motorcycle and automotive enthusiasts. In addition to all the attractions of Ormond Beach and Daytona Beach, this location is an ideal base for living in central Florida. From here, you're 50 miles south of Saint Augustine, 60 miles from either Orlando or the Kennedy Space Center and Port Canaveral, and just 80 miles south of Jacksonville.

See area maps below.

Ormond Beach developed at the turn of the 20th century as a vacation retreat for the country's ultra-wealthy, including the Vanderbilts, Flaglers, Astors, and John D. Rockefeller, whose home "Casements" now serves as the Ormond Beach Community Enrichment Center. Early automotive pioneers drove their motor cars up and down the hard-packed sand beach, earning it the nickname, "The Birthplace of Speed." [More about Ormond Beach history.] Driving is still permitted on parts of Ormond Beach, but cars are prohibited at the northern end of the beach.

The City of Ormond Beach is located on either side of the Halifax River, which is part of the Intracoastal Waterway (a series of federally maintained navigation channels extending from Norfolk, VA to Miami, FL). There are wonderful walking trails along the river, and the neighborhood all around Mermaid Cottage is great for walking and cycling.

There are a number of great parks and recreational areas in the vicinity, including Tomoka State Park, which offers a variety of outdoor activities, including camping, fishing, and canoeing. [More about area parks.] Great fishing is also to be had at the 1,540 foot Granada Pier in Cassen Park. Deep sea fishing is also available from nearby Ponce Inlet, where you can find a number of fishing charter services.

Ormond Beach also has some fine sporting facilities, including The Ormond Beach Tennis Center (just a few blocks from Mermaid Cottage) and the Ormond Beach Sports Complex. The great Daytona Beach area provides even more diversions, including: The Boardwalk (a historic amusement area with arcades and shops); several golf courses (or mini golf for the kids), Daytona Iceplex (ice skating) and Skate City Roller Rink, greyhound racing, horseback riding, and a variety of river and ocean cruise opportunities.

Additional Area Information Search for:

Daytona Beach Annual Festival and Event Guide

Daytona Area Attractions

Ormond Beach Weather

Daytona Beach News Journal

City of Ormond Beach

Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce

Daytona Beach Area Official Visitor Information

Bike Week


Birthplace of Speed Celebration

Daytona International Speedway

Spring Break

Spring Daytona Beach Car Show and Swap Meet

About the owner

Owner Profile



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Weekly Monthly Min
Oct 23 2016 Oct 31 2017 - - - $2,000 1 Month
Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, Personal Check

Reviews (2)

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Maggie-Ellen Spicer

Lovely home

Maggie-Ellen Spicer

Flinton, ON, Canada

Lovely home

June 19, 2008

this house was amazing even better then what is shows in pictures. I was there with some friends of mine from Feb. 10 -18 it was amazing great staff that would be there for you when you needed them.

Tiffany Bare

A Lovely Vacation

Tiffany Bare

Oxford Fl, and Grayville IL

A Lovely Vacation

September 5, 2007

This is a wonderful house to get together with family. My sister's family and mine had a wonderful time here. The house is very spacious and has all the needs of home. The pool was a great place to relax, and it is walking distance to the beach. The house is decorated in a manner that brough us much needed relaxation. Thanks for a wonderful and remerable time.

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