Lovely, Large, Private 2 Bedroom Tennis Villa

From $117 / night

Vero Beach, FL
Lovely, Large, Private 2 Bedroom Tennis Villa
Condo
2 bedrooms
6 guests
7 night min

Overview Description

Overview

Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 6
Type: Condo
Per week: $1,000 - $1,800
Per month: $3,500 - $6,400
Pets allowed: No
Internet: No
Description of the Vero Beach vacation condo rental
This roomy, bright and airy two-bedroom, two-bath condo looks spanking new, with fresh paint, new floors and all the conveniences. I am a writer and must keep in touch with clients when I visit, so I've installed lightening-fast broadband with WiFi and a brand new wireless printer/fax/scanner/copier and supplies. A modern desk chair is stored in the walk-in closet.

There is a new 50-inch LED TV in the living room, and a new 32-inch model in the master bedroom. I provide full HD service, including HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, the sports package, On Demand, DVR and DVD and pay-per-view (you pay for that). There's also a Roku box for Netflix (included), Hulu and other Internet TV services.

The chief attraction: the large porch looking into the live oak canopy. Open the three French doors from the living room and the two from the master bedroom, and make the porch part of the living space. There's AC when you need it, and big windows to admit the breeze when you don't. The porch has sliders and screens and a ceiling fan, so it can be used in all weather.

Because this is a second-floor unit, no one will be walking overhead or glancing in your windows, and the spacious living room seems even larger with the vaulted ceiling.

The condo is very quiet and private, and I begin my day with coffee on the porch as I read the New York Times and Wall Street Journal on my laptop. The porch furniture is brand new and very comfortable. Two of the four chairs recline. Pull up the ottoman and lie down to read or snooze!

The kitchen is fully equipped for preparing even the fanciest multi-course meal, and the bright and spacious dining room has comfortable seating for eight.

The beach is a five to seven-minute walk, and the tennis courts are even closer. Parking is right out front. Washer and drier are in the unit. The bedrooms are at opposite ends of the unit, for lots of privacy. With the windows open you can sleep to the sound of the surf.

The airports at Orlando and West Palm Beach are both about 90 miles away, putting Vero Beach off the beaten track for tourists. The drive to either airport is relatively quick and easy, almost all on I-95 and other limited-access highways. It's a painless trip, not at all like driving 90 miles in the Northeast or West Coast.

Come on down! You'll love it!
Area Information
The lovely Sea Oaks community stretches across the barrier island from the beach to the Indian River.

Sea Oaks is a top-rated tennis community, with 16 lovely Har-Tru courts nestled among the live oaks and palm trees. (Courts are swept by the staff, not the players, and each court with a water fountain and shaded table and chairs.) Court time is included in your temporary club membership, and you'll pay extra only for lessons or the ball machine. The pro shop will help you find players, and there are numerous groups with contract time that are always looking for new members and substitutes. Hang around the verandah and you are sure to pick up a match in no time. There is food and Wi-Fi there, too!

The fitness center adjoins the tennis center and has the most up-to-date workout equipment.

Sea Oaks and the Vero Beach area are popular with winter 'snowbirds,' but not so much with tourists. That makes it very serene. Residents complain about traffic if there are three cars at a light! You'll never find wall-to-wall bodies on the beach like in the Outer Banks or Jersey Shore -- not in winter or summer. There are some top-quality attractions, like Cape Kennedy and the theme parks at Orlando, both less than two hours away. But the real reasons to visit Sea Oaks are tennis, beach-going, walking, running and biking -- or just soaking up the peace and quiet with a good book by the pool or under the live oaks. Some describe it as a Caribbean island with all the conveniences and amenities of the U.S.

There are numerous, affordable golf courses in the area, as well as bike trails and nature walks. Anglers swear by the Indian River and the Sea Oaks boat pier, and there's easy access via the parks on the Route 510 causeway to the mainland, about five minutes away.

Culture buffs find live theater and movies in Vero Beach, about eight miles down the road. Foodies have their pick of high-end restaurants in Vero, the full range of fast-food spots and everything in between. At Sea Oaks, excellent food is served by the pool overlooking the beach, in the formal restaurant in the clubhouse by the pool, and on the veranda at the tennis center. A good supermarket is about 10 minutes away.

About the owner

Owner Profile

Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey Brown

  • About:

    I'm a journalist who has turned to freelancing after many years as a reporter, editor and columnist at various newspapers, ending with 20 years at The Philadelphia Inquirer. My wife and son and I come to Sea Oaks for tennis and peace and quiet. The rest of the time I'm either at our home in the Philadelphia...
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Availability

Availability Calendar

Rates

Rates

Begins Ends Week
Night
Weekend
Night
Weekly Monthly Min
Stay
Oct 01 2016 Dec 31 2016 - - $1,200 $4,000 1 Week
Jan 01 2017 Apr 30 2017 - - $1,800 $6,400 1 Week
Jan 01 2017 Apr 30 2017 - - $1,800 $6,400 1 Week
May 01 2017 Jun 30 2017 - - $1,200 $4,000 1 Week
Jul 01 2017 Aug 31 2017 - - $1,000 $3,500 1 Week
Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 7
Deposits: Property Damage Protection $59 Refundable Security Deposit: $250
Payment Options: Mastercard, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Additional charges: Sea Oaks Renter Application Fee: $75 Mandatory Temporary Beach and Tennis Club Membership: $120 per week September through May; $60 per week June, July, August Cleaning Fee: $75

Amenities

Amenities

  • Beds

  • 1 King Bed
  • 2 Twin Beds
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Beachfront
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking Included
  • Balcony
  • Full Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Appliances

  • Coffee Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Stereo
  • Telephone
  • DVD Player
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Gas Grill
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Activities

  • Pool
    (onsite)
  • Golf
    (<1 mile)
  • Grocery Store
    (1 mile)
  • Restaurant
    (1 mile)
  • Tennis
    (onsite)
  • Gym/Fitness Center
    (<1 mile)
  • Playground
    (1 mile)
  • Shopping Area
    (1 mile)
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Large master bedroom with two French doors to the porch, roomy master bath with shower, tub and his and hers sinks. Second bedroom, at the far end of the condo, has two twin beds and full bath next door, walk-in closet.

Full bath outside second bedroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

Both baths recently redone. Well lit and roomy, with granite counters and marble floors.

Sea Oaks is a quiet place for couples and families. There's a bit of nightlife in Vero Beach, but the area isn't known for that.
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Jeffrey Brown

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  • About:

    I'm a journalist who has turned to freelancing after many years as a reporter, editor and columnist at various newspapers, ending with 20 years at The Philadelphia Inquirer. My wife and son and I come to Sea Oaks for tennis and peace and quiet. The rest of the time I'm either at our home in the Philadelphia...
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